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Kind of going through a lull with fragrances right now, but not to the point of not liking or selling any of my existing collection. I'm just not interested in the new releases right now. I am also...
You missed the point. So, let me spell it out for you. Read this twice if you have to. This is a thread about a discontinued fragrance that the OP said he likes. Others on here take interest in the...
At least you didn't come on here and wish it was discontinued just because you don't like it. It's one thing to give an opinion, but it's another to center yourself around the success or failure of a...
My understanding is that is has been discontinued. Can't remember where I read it but about the time I came across the info, I saw it at Ross' department store and ended up buying two back up bottles...
I parted with two bottles yesterday. I sold D&G Pour Homme and LaCoste Blanc (1212 or whatever numbers go with it). I will part with a few more soon but it won't really make a dent in the collection....
The oud craze is in effect because it smells good and it's "new" to a lot of consumers.
Oops. Didn't mean to post.
Jovan Intense Oud. It is not really "intense" but it is actually good. I couldn't help but to take a risk on this bottle at under $10 including free shipping. Not a real risk but for that...
It's a good pick up. Great scent and if you like it, it's special to you. All that matters.
Walked in Ross' today and picked up 3 cheapies:
CH Men Sport (surprisingly good)
Halston Z-14 (careful with this one fellas... even in reformulation it is a potent beast)
As I am ALWAYS looking for a deal, I haven't paid full retail price on at least 85% of my collection. All of my niche fragrances have been found on a deal. That being said, if my bottle of New York...
Short answer is absolutely not. No. Hell No.
But... I will play the game.
1. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
2. Dior Homme
3. Platinum Egoiste
4. HeWood Rocky Mountain Wood
Misleading thread title. Should read "I got myself in trouble at work because 8 sprays of any type of fragrance is way too much in an office environment."
Hell, 8 sprays is way too much in ANY...
Try Mont Blanc Individuel. It's a better version of Joop and this might solve your issue if you like the scent. If there is another product that is similar and you are having issues with one, maybe...
This might be tongue in cheek but I agree completely. I never spray more than 4 sprays and usually only spray twice with 85% of my collection. I am known for smelling good. No one runs away from me...
When I was 16, my high school class took a trip to New York and I went to a Macy's for the very first time with my girlfriend. Somehow we went into the fragrance section and I ran into a bottle of...
Another one for LeMale and 1 Million. Both are nice when not overdone.
At the end of the day, I like what I like and don't listen to the naysayers. I get compliments on both so they must not be...
3. yes - L'Homme Intense Pure Parfum
I say wear what you like when you like but do expect some fragrances to perform better or poorer depending on the weather.
I'll add Lalique White.
Going with inexpensive bottles this month. Got Jovan Intense Oud & Secret Amber for $8.95 a bottle with free shipping. We'll see how these go.
Well, I read some reviews and bought...
Outside of the snobbery typed by pluran, the answer to your question is yes for me. I didn't want to like anything released by Ed Hardy because I feel like the image of the company is pretty lame....
Dior Homme/Homme Intense
Gucci Pour Homme II
Blue de Chanel
Eau Des Baux
Givenchy Play/Play Intense
English Laundry Arrogant (completely underrated)
He Wood Rocky...
Mostly edt but I have quite a few edp bottles too. Really, it has come down to availability in most cases.
Rocky Mountain Wood
I personally don't have any hate for the Bond house. However, I only own New York Oud and have a few samples. The prices are a little too much and to be quite honest, there are too many bland...
Seems as if Rocky Mountain Wood could possibly be discontinued based on rising prices. Would be a shame if true. Here's to hoping He Wood Intense will be a winner.
Not sure what your point is but my point was clear. The poll numbers and love for Aventus tell us that GIT is NOT a "far better scent." One might prefer GIT to Aventus and that of course is fine, but...
If that was true, Aventus wouldn't get the massive acclaim that GIT doesn't get. Don't get me wrong, GIT gets plenty of love, but based on threads, votes and love... Aventus has that legendary status.
I do like both quite a bit but my vote went to Aventus since it came down to a battle. Let us know if you end up voting.
27941 Moschino Uomo?
Actually, It's more like voting on which fragrance you like better. You don't have to go with the winner or get rid of the loser AND you get to keep both arms.
1. Montale Attar
2. Moschino Uomo?
3. Penhaligon's Sartorial
4. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
5. Dior Homme
JPG Fleur Du Male
It's called high school. We were all making little to no money in that time of our lives. It's not a bad thing. I saved up for a bottle of Polo Sport back then and it was the only bottle I had at the...
No similarities to me but I love Royal Oud. Egoiste... Still trying to appreciate it. And believe me, I am no Creed fanboy. Royal Oud is the only Creed I own.
Ok, I've changed my mind. Definitely going to seek out more Penhaligan's. Sartorial is so nice that I want to explore this house more.
Did end up getting Montale's Aoud Lime and I got Creed's...
I agree with her that Fahrenheit Absolute stinks. I wanted to like it.
How does she recognize such a smell???
I have a tester bottle of Oud Essence that has your name all over it. Will give you a great deal.
Penhaligon's 5ml sampler set including: Quercus, Blenheim Bouquet, Endymion, Opus 1870 and Sartorial.
Montale - Attar
Kanon's Norwegian Wood is a good cheapie. Completely underrated and won't break the bank. Can find it for $15 or less and has a very nice sandalwood and vanilla combination.
Montale's Aoud Lime is a good oud for the summer. A good blend of heavier notes with a citrus to brighten it up.
Le Male is great. But... Trust YOUR nose. If you like it, buy it. Wear it, be confident and enjoy smelling great. I'm lucky because not a lot of people wear it where I live. Plus, I don't wear it for...
Not a bad price. If you fear that it will be hard to find later, a back up bottle is never a bad idea. Rumor has been of discontinuation for a while now.
Instead of writing a boring essay, I'll just say I own DH, DHI and Eau. Love all 3 and wear them with no fear.
Pretty sure these will be in heavy rotation:
Dior Homme Eau
Montale Aoud Lime
Eternity Summer (2013)
Fleur Du Male
HeWood Rocky Mountain Wood
Ok. Went out of my comfort zone and bought 2 Ed Hardy bottles. Villain and Love & Luck.
Villain does have similarities to D&G The One. Got it for $13.
Love & Luck does have similarities to...
WD-40. Kinda synthetic on the top notes but settles nicely into a petroleum skin scent. Great longevity.
I actually enjoy the negative reviews the most. I get the most info out of them. Something that one may not like, I very well might like. When someone writes a negative review, the detail can get...
You may be/probably are correct but I can't see any feminine quality there.
Montale Aoud Lime.
Definitely agree on Michael Jordan Legend. Seems perfect for your requirements.
GPH2. Wanted to like Egoiste... Couldn't.
Have a feeling I will seek out a sample.
(From 5ml sample)
Ok, based on the info and the fact that I like oud based fragrances, I picked this one up through fragrancenet via Amazon. Luckily, I had a $75 gift card from family for my birthday. Ended up...
Oh, wow... Could it be?? A legitimate "battle??"
Dior Eau. It's new. It's great. I wanted it to get some love on this thread.
Ok, I have to get this out of the way. "Smelt" is a fish and "smelled" is the past tense of smell.
The worst fragrance I have ever smelled was Ferrari Essence Oud. It smells like a poop diaper...
Honestly, they are both great. I recommend getting/buying samples of both and then only you can decide which one you like better for the purpose and occasion. We could all give you our opinions but...
That salesman is the reason some people hate cologne/perfume. No one should ever be "that guy."
CK One Summer '14
HeWood Rocky Mountain Wood
At the very nice cost of $55 after tax, I picked up the newest CK One Summer because it is darn near identical to Bond's Coney Island. A great summer fragrance that won't destroy your wallet. Sniff...
Another +1... and I will also add that sometimes a certain fragrance may not react well with my skin, so I put it on my clothes.
I'm still baffled by anyone spraying 6-10 times with ANY fragrance. I feel like I'm overdoing it with 3-4 at times. Some fragrances I dare to spray twice. I just don't want people to run out of the...
Most of what you find at any retail counter could qualify for the price per bottle. Gucci Guilty Black and Made to Measure are some of the worst offenders in recent times. $80 plus for a bottle of...
Pure Havane got my vote but I am the oddball that really loves the underrated Pure Shot.
Attar is easier to wear than Black Aoud. I love Black Aoud but I feel like Attar is a better introduction to Montale. I also don't recommend Dark Aoud as an introduction. Consider sampling Lime Aoud...
Lalique White. Completely underrated and easy on the wallet for a new purchase. However, GIT is appropriate for the occasion if you decide not to go with something different.
Thank you, your royal supreme highness, for addressing us filthy paupers who have wretched taste.
Like all of these as well. Will add Cuba Prestige, Kanon Norwegian Wood and Jovan White Musk for men.
Yea, I took a sniff of this at Belk just to see how boring it would be. Pretty boring. Immediately forgot what it smelled like as I was putting the bottle back on the counter. Save your money.
Azzaro PH didn't make the list because it sucks. It doesn't smell like an old man... It smells like a dead man.
DHI is great but if you're looking for something different, go with Fahrenheit or Allure Homme Sport. I prefer the extreme version in that though.
Fahrenheit has got to be the ultimate winner here. Possibly Polo (green bottle) as a close 2nd. These have been on the market, in production and price holding firm for what seems like forever. I...
I finally marked Tom Ford Extreme off of my to buy list. I'm not quite sure what's next. Birthday is coming up so I might go for a niche purchase. If I had to make a list right now it might look like...
The pony series has to be up for the worst fragrances of all time.
Can you tell us a little more about Unpredictable Adventure? Saw it in the same $25 price range and am just a little curious about any differences from Silver.
You won't regret it. The juice is good.
Thanks for the review. Spirit Silver is excellent for the price.
No problem, glad to be of help.
I have an important interview within the company for a promotion tomorrow. Should I use 7 or 4 sprays of Black Aoud? Keep in mind it's early winter.
What fragrance should I wear to my cousin's best friend's funeral?
You can only keep 3 bottles, gun to your head, now pick!
This one happened not long ago. I had to read the original post twice to see if I was missing something.
Went with a couple of cheapies and am quite happy with the purchases.
Kokorico by Night
Lomani AB Spirit Silver (for $23 you can own a pretty decent Aventus knock off, smokey pineapple and...
+1 on Attar. Attar is a more wearable/more refined version of Black Aoud, IMO. That means a lot because I love Black Aoud. I just feel like Attar is more user friendly.
Ok, so I got my bottle of AB Spirit Silver in today. Comparing it to my Aventus sample, I have to say that it is a good copy. It's got the smoke, it's got the pineapple but it also has a more...
Don't want to smell like a chemical heavy orange glass cleaner, so I pick Boss Bottled.
Hah! I agree, no more Aventus threads.
Well, for $23 and free shipping, I couldn't pass this up. Actually like Lomani fragrances and if it's even close to Aventus, I'll be happy. Spirit Millionaire smells better than 1 Million. Not...
True. The better rivalry is Kentucky vs. Louisville! UK Final Four!!
Ps. Your fragrance battles are weird.