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  1. Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    My wife doesn't like my signature (Lalique pour homme) or Eau Savage (smells like an old man). She loves Chrome, though. Go figure.
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    Re: Your comfort scent

    Lalique pour homme
    Tiffany for Men
    Dunhill Desire Blue
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    Poll: *Revised* Where NOT to wear fragrances

    Hi guys,

    I ran a poll this morning on where NOT to wear fragrances. Based on your responses and suggestions on the polling method, I revised the list. Here it is!

    Don't forget: These are...
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    Poll: Re: Where NOT to wear fragrances

    I'll revise my poll...this is fun!
  5. Re: What are your most regrettable fragrance purchases thus far ???

    I get compliments on it, but I would have to say Calvin Klein's Escape on my skin. Smells like bug spray.
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    Poll: Where NOT to wear fragrances

    Hi everyone!

    Besides when places tell you specifically to avoid wearing fragrances (e.g. a meditation retreat), where do you think one should NOT wear any fragrance?

    I admit it - I really...
  7. Re: Designer fragance that smells like a niche fragrance

    Cartier Declaration
    Boucheron pour homme
  8. Re: fragrances known to be long lasting (all the day)?

    Joop! takes the cake, by a mile.
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    Re: What will be your valentines day fragrance?

    Pure Malt
  10. Thread: Help please!!

    by elbenja
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    Re: Help please!!

    +1 for this one
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    Re: Anyone still wear original Old Spice?

    I would say 90% of the state of Illinois. When I take a walk, it seems like everyone has that or Brut on. Wow.
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    Re: Bvlgari VS Kenzo VS Issey Miyake

    L'eau d'issey. Aqva would be my choice, but it has no longevity on my skin. Kenzo is the safest bet, but L'eau d'issey kicks ass.
  13. Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    Lalique pour homme
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    Re: Should I buy Bleu de chanel or D&G the one?

    Get both: Bleu during the day and The One during the night.
  15. Re: fresh+powdery+good sillage+ very complimented+for men (not unisex)

    another vote for Tiffany for Men. Another would be Lalique pour homme (Lion).
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    Re: 1 Fragrance you can't live without.

    Pure Malt (honorable mention: L'eau d'issey)
  17. Re: Your Partner could care less about your scent Hobby

    Sounds like why she is now the 'ex'. My wife doesn't really care about the hobby, except for one; she does love Chrome. Other than that, could care less.
  18. Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    sounds like he just bumped into it with his tools and was nice enough to try and put things back how they were. always assume the best; the vast majority of people are good. plus, it is not to is...
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    Re: new fragrance choice help

    Love and Luck really screams out 'young adult!'...HM is awesome, but I think it is more mature.
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    Re: Name your best incense cologne.

    1 Body Kouros

    2 M7

    3 Lalique pour homme (not really considered in this category, but I pick up an incense feel to it)
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    On my skin:

    Honorable mention: Individuel

    Bronze: Armani Mania

    Silver: L'eau d'Issey

    Gold: Pure Malt
  22. Re: How many of you (non-beginners) keep a small wardrobe?

    I keep my wardrobe at around 6; 1 daytime for each season, 1 for travel, 1 for nightlife/special occasions.
  23. Re: At first sniff you recoil in horror... then come back...

    +1 on Joop!
  24. Re: what vintage discontinued fragrance would you like to see back available

    Probably not 'vintage', but I loved IL by Lancetti and got a lot of compliments. I don't think it is still in production.
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    Question on the notes in Tiffany for Men

    Hi everyone!

    Just a quick question; I noticed on Fragrantica (one of two listings for Tiffany for Men) that it also contains vanilla and incense. I don't see these two listed here in basenotes. ...
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf SPICEBOMB

    Must just not be my thing. To me (or 'on me'), it smells exactly like a cheap car deodorizer.
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    Re: Which of the 3?

    1 Million is my answer for a 17 year old.
  28. Re: What factors do you consider in claiming that a certain fragrance is your signature scent?

    For me, I really like a fragrance that is undeniably masculine (I realize that depends on who is wearing it), but yet can still be worn in the office and does not scream 80s powerhouse. It needs to...
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    Re: Do you wear after shave?

    unscented balm here, as well.
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    Re: Best italian fragrance for men

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
  31. Re: Looking for a new frag thats very masculine but also modern!

    Here are mine:

    Polo Black (not Double Black, though, for me)
    Bvlgari pour homme
    Chic by Carolina Herrera
    Armani Mania
    Armani Code
  32. Re: Thinking about blind buying Lalique Pour Homme but...

    Lalique pour homme was my signature scent for many years until just recently (I switched just for a change). I would recommend buying it blind. The worst thing someone could say is that it is 'just...
  33. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    I can't do it....I would have to have someone choose one at random from my favorite 20 and just go with it.
  34. Re: My Search For A New Winter Fragrance - Help Me Narrow It from 12 To A Few. Please

    Hypn˘se Homme Lancome
    Strictly Private Baldessarini
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    Re: The best "Run of the mill" fragrance ?

    Armani Mania often gets overshadowed by Code, but it is a great fragrance. Kenneth Cole Reaction is light, but there is something about it that brings me back.
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    I like Armani because they make great fragrances that are manly, yet are not 80s powerhouses.

    Second place = Lalique
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    Re: Your Top 20 Designer Fragrances

    In no particular order:

    1) L'eau d'issey
    2) Acqua di Dio
    3) Armani Mania
    4) Armani Code
    5) Individuel
    6) Lalique pour homme
    7) Bvlgari Aqua (though it didn't last at all on my skin!)...
  38. Poll: Re: *Vote* Which office scent would you recommend?

    Thanks for the recommendation! I didn't know about Bvlgari pour homme soir. I will check out a sample.
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    Re: Prada Amber vs Prada Amber Intense

    Both are fantastic, but Intense is better.
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    Re: What is the best male fragrance ever made?

    Acqua di Parma colonia is top 5....
  41. Poll: *Vote* Which office scent would you recommend?

    Which office scent would you recommend from the following list? Whether or not you voted, would you recommend another?
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    Re: Help me decide on my next blind purchase?

    When it is all said and done, I bet either Herrera or Michael will be the most recommended. That said, HM or Lalique is my pick. HM is cotton candy in a bottle and really good stuff. Lalique was my...
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    Re: I want more of "Grandmother smell" !

    Boucheron pour homme or Aqua di Parma colonia (the yellow bottle).
  44. Re: 10/22 is my B-day. I will be 44. I would like to buy myself a special fragrance. Can you help?

    Happy Birthday! Tiffany for Men is my vote.
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    Re: spicebomb vs burberry london

    Easily Burberry London. Spicebomb is a decorated car deodorizer. It is horrible. These companies are putting out more and more colognes that are just dressed up deodorizers.
  46. Re: Unabashedly, boldly, in-your-face masculine fragrance? Any recommendations?

    This list + Yatagan and Fahrenheit.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Let's all sing it together - "I smell sex and candy...yeah...mmmhmm..."
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    Re: Headache from cologne?

    almost any Calvin Klein, especially Eternity.
  49. Re: "Hi Haters" - Your guilty pleasure scent that you have no shame in sharing!!

    I know 'everyone wears them', but I love L'eau d'Issey, Chrome, and Acqua di Gio!
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    Re: Drakkar Noir - Blind buy ?

    Don't blind buy. It is awesome, but it is an 80s powerhouse.
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    Re: Grandfatherly fragrances

    Yeahhhhhh!!!!! How come no one likes this one? I love it!
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    Re: Name an unnecessarily OVERRATED frag you know or own!!!

    Fahrenheit by Dior. Can we say 'gasoline'????
  53. Re: Name a fragrance that you wish you would have purchased prior to it being discontinued.

    Pure Malt!!!!!!!!
  54. Re: What Are the Most Under-Hyped Fragrances in Your Opinion?

    I just think Eternity Aqua is really great....I don't like Eternity, but was surprised by Aqua....good stuff for the price.
  55. Re: To the gentlemen with wives/gfs a simple question, does your lady prefer no cologne?

    B on my end. She did like Chrome a lot, though, so if I wore that one maybe it would be every day.
  56. Re: What┤s the difference btw Lalique Lion EDT vs EDP?

    I have only had the EDP and I do not have a problem with longevity (and I usually do with fragrances), but I have noted some had, so maybe it comes down to more longevity and sillage?
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    Re: Last frag that WOW'ed you ?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Body Kouros
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    Re: Worst cologne you've ever smelled???????????

    Kouros
    Eternity smells ok, but is one the few that gave me a headache.
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    Re: Z-14 by Halston EDT

    I got the old one in Guatemala recently as a gift. It is good stuff for the price.
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    Re: I'm trying to buy something for my brother

    Dolce & Gabbana pour homme
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    Re: Least talked about

    People talk about it a fair amount, but I would add Tiffany For Men. Also, Kiton.
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    Re: Top 5 Vintage Masculine

    This is my list too, except I would substitute Pour Monsieur for Fahrenheit
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    Re: Favorite Hugo Boss fragrances?

    Boss Bottled No. 6
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    Re: Male teachers + scents

    I teach and I wear: L'eau d'Issey, Tiffany for Men, and hope to wear Kiton soon. I like Eternity Aqua too, but almost no one else does. :) D & G pour homme and Light Blue worked well for me, too.
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche updated? reformulated?

    Ok...Thanks for the recommendation, Jack Hunter!
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    Re: YSL Rive Gauche updated? reformulated?

    sorry...i should have been more specific...i edited my post above. thanks.
  67. Your Top 3 popular fragrances that you just don't like

    I know they are popular, but I just don't like the following....let me know your thoughts!

    1) Fahrenheit

    2) Kouros

    3) Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Help pick Vetiver frag

    Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver
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    YSL Rive Gauche updated? reformulated?

    Forgive me if this has been addressed already, but I just noticed on YSL's site that Rive Gauche pour homme has a new bottle and it quite pricey. Is it different at all? Thanks! Ben
  70. Re: Fragrances that can suck the oxygen out of a room

    This is easy:

    1) Joop!
    2) Polo Green
    3) Eternity (at the beginning, as Mike J mentioned above)
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    Re: Which Bottle Size Do You Often Buy?

    I admit I just love fragrances and get 100 mls after I read reviews and test at the store. I keep a very small collection, I get through them pretty quickly.
  72. Re: I'm having a ridiculous amount of trouble trying to find a summer scent

    I haven't tried it yet, but I put out a similar thread awhile back and Hugh Parson's Blue was at the very top of recommendations. I ended up getting Dunhill Desire Blue and I like it, but won't be...
  73. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    Lalique pour homme and L'eau d'Issey.
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    Re: Favorite Hugo Boss fragrances?

    Boss Bottled
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    Re: One or two sprays, amazing longevity.

    there is Joop! and there is everything else on my skin. Wow! I wore it in 1989 and I think it is STILL on my skin!
  76. Re: Your favourite mainstream Oriental/Gourmand... Ever

    Body Kouros
  77. Re: the ugliest, tackiest, naffiest (i know, i know) design of perfume bottles and boxes

    The Bvlgari Aqua bottle is not ugly by any means, but I admit I found it really annoying. It slipped around easily and I found it hard to spray.
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    Re: Boucheron Pour Homme EDP

    I have worn it when it was very hot and humid and I thought it worked fine. No problems.
  79. What are your partner's favorite scent(s) on you?

    Hi all!

    I know we wear fragrances first and foremost for ourselves and what we personally like, but I was wondering what your partner likes on you, especially if it is not your favorite.
    ...
  80. Re: If you could only pick 3 designer scents to use for the rest of your life what would you pick?

    L'eau d'Issey
    Lalique pour homme
    Based on compliments, Armani Code.
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    Re: Disgusting.. -But I like it!

    Swiss Army for me. Boucheron pour homme as well; starts off as a combination of pee and mosquito repellant, but it settles down after awhile.
  82. Re: Searching for a "comfort food" fragrance equivalent

    I know 'everyone wears it', but I still go back to L'eau d'Issey.
  83. Re: Hurry! What scent do wear when you don┤t have time to think?

    Lalique pour homme.
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    Re: Which Aquatic is Better?

    Aqua by Bvlgari is good. I have Dunhill Desire Blue now and I like it. A bit powdery, but great for the summer. Projection is just ok. L'eau de Issey Summer Edition (2004) got me tons of...
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    Re: When may I begin wearing Burberry London?

    I start fall colognes around the beginning of the football season. just feels right.
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel - WOW!!!!!!!!!

    I would add, if you like the smell of a grape popsicle, then yes. I love it.

    - - - Updated - - -

    I bought this a few months back and I have to say that I really like it. Longevity is always a...
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    Re: Summer Scent for Office- HIGH QUALITY

    I would say (in no particular order):

    Lalique White
    Antidote
    Tiffany for Men
  88. Re: What great designer frag contains the most unique combination of notes you can think of?

    Antidote or Individuel (perhaps not as diverse as many, but it contains soooo many notes!)
  89. Re: More dark, heavy, masculine juices in the vein of ...

    Antaeus
    Drakkar Noir
    Body Kouros
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    Poll: Re: Age Group of Male Fragrance Collectors

    there is an error in the poll. If you are 40, you are in two categories. The poll should read 30-39 and 40-49, etc.
  91. Re: Fragrances you've received negative comments on..

    CK's Escape. It is dated and I knew that when I bought it, but still wanted to give it a try.
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    Re: What's the ultimate Alpha Male scent?

    Yes, I would say this list nails it.
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    Re: Great formal scents

    My vote would be 'no'. This is a stellar cologne, but I wouldn't say it is a formal scent.
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    Re: Armani Code or Rochas Man?

    Armani Code
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    Re: What Else Would I Like?

    Platinum Egoiste
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    Re: Wearing Cologne While Working Out ?

    I agree and well said. Don't do it, unless you are 18-22 and trying to impress the ladies.
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    Re: After Shaves of Favorite Fragrances

    I am using Escape now and the cologne is a bit dated and on the way out, but I must admit the after shave lotion was a very nice surprise. L'eau de Issey after shave was awesome as well (and lasted...
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    Re: polo black or armani code?

    I would definitely go with Kenneth Cole Black for the price. Very good stuff.
  99. Re: My new signature is the most common scent around...

    By the way, it is important to get something appropriate for your age as well, so include that if you send out a thread. I am in my early 40s, so I wanted some possible signatures for that age...
  100. Re: My new signature is the most common scent around...

    Ola Rod,

    This is a great question. You want a signature scent, but one that is not TOO popular. My recommendation would be to start a threat in here in which you ask for the best 'uncommon'...
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