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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I just picked up a bottle of this, as well as the newer Floris Honey Oud. This is a gem. I had no idea this fragrance was this nice. Very appealing scent.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Here's a summary of my most complimented fragrances. I have a lot of niche/designer fragrances and am never hung up on what I paid for them or hype surrounding some of them by other members of...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    With Spring coming out, I've really worn a few fragrances exclusively. They are : Creed Original Santal, Creed Green Irish Tweed and Dior Homme Eau.

    Santal and Eau get some very nice compliments....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Creed Original Santal is a very nice fragrance. No, it's not incredibly original, but to me it's better than Joop! and Montblanc Individuel. I don't think it has as many 'natural' ingredients as...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I think compliments matter to some extent. To some, fragrances are strictly an art form and compliments don't mean anything. I respect that.To many, compliments matter - they care if someone thinks a...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Detox - I completely agree with what you are saying. It has to start with YOU. Even if you get compliments but you don't like what you are wearing, what's the point?

    All I am also saying (in...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I respect your opinion and I understand what you mean. Personally, I have over 40 fragrances in my collection and have owned over 100. Some are appreciated by others in my world, others not as much....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I have Bois D'Argent and I need to wear it more. It's a great scent. I haven't received a lot of compliments on it, but it's probably because I don't wear it enough.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    No prob. I got into fragrances probably because I happen to like clothes, etc. and wearing a nice-smelling fragrance to complement what I am wearing just completes what I am doing. Some people love...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I love MI, but my wife hates it (I have no idea why). I get decent longevity on it too.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Some of my compliments come from my wife, some come from random strangers though. One time, I was on a plane flying back from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and had put on about 3 sprays of Aventus 4 or 5...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This is great feedback. I agree....not a big fan of Pure Wood. Something I never purchased after giving it a few sniffs off a scent card. I think I need to give Spicebomb another chance. I sold my...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Me? Good question. I'm 6 ft tall, 185 lbs, work out 4-5 days a week. Like clothes and watches (which is how I got into fragrances). University graduate, in a senior managerial position for a large...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Based on my own personal experience:

    - Aventus has given me the most 'what are you wearing'
    - Green Irish Tweed a few but not as many as what is reflected from the list above
    - Dior Homme has...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I have never smelled Kenzo Jungle, but once owned Terre d'Hermes...not a fan. I just don't find earthy oranges appealing....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Received a big compliment (what are you wearing? you smell amazing). Replica Jazz Club. Love this stuff. Wish it lasted longer but it gets me compliments. Tobacco, leather, rum...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I have a lot of fragrances in my collection, and the complimented list changes from time to time, but here are some of my fragrances that are getting a lot of compliments:

    1. Creed Aventus
    2....
  18. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/20/14): Pure Havane vs The One

    The One for me, though I really like Pure Havane as well. Here's why:
    - more versatile (can wear this all-year long, whereas Pure Havane is a fall/winter fragrance for me)
    - smells great. Get a lot...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I have the L'Homme EDP version. I got it last year but haven't worn it very much. I should give it more of a try this fall. I kind of like it but always reach for something else. It's like a more...
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    Re: Dior Homme flankers

    I agree with your assessment of the different Dior Homme flankers (and Dior Homme). I will say that I have gotten an equal number of compliments with Dior Eau and Dior Homme. I find that you have to...
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    Re: Dior Homme flankers

    "Remember that while it is perfectly acceptable to criticize the content of a post - criticizing the poster is not.
    Mean spirited, nasty, snide, sarcastic, hateful, and rude individuals don't...
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    Re: Dior Homme flankers

    Cameron - have you tried Dior Homme Parfum? I picked it up in Paris last month and the more I wear it, the more I realize it is an option to wear during the day because it isn't quite as sweet but...
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    Re: Dior Homme flankers

    DHE gets a lot of hate but if you give this fragrance a chance, it's very nice. I find myself reaching for it when it's warmer out and I want to wear Dior Homme but want something that is more suited...
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    Dior Homme flankers

    When I take a closer look at my fragrance collection and what I like, it's pretty obvious that I like Dior fragrances, either designer or their more exclusive line. I own Dior Homme, Dior Homme...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I get complimented on a number of different fragrances, but Aventus is my highest-rated fragrance. Got a very nice compliment on Maison Martin Margiela's Replica Jazz Club from a female friend I ran...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I picked up a bottle of this when I was in Europe (went to London and Paris) a month ago at one of the Sephoras in Paris. I was actually tempted on buying two bottles in case I really liked it as I...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got some compliments recently from two fragrances that have been bashed on the fragrance forums.

    Dior Homme Eau - at sporting goods store buying something and SA came up to ask me if I needed some...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    What us it about this stuff? I don't mind it and don't listen to the negative comments about it, but women like this stuff...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I agree....this is more of a weekend, holiday or summer night out scent. I can't imagine myself wearing this and wearing a suit in a meeting somewhere. It just wouldn't work.

    This stuff is great...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'm waiting at the counter to get my coffee at Starbucks and there are two 20 year-old girls (must have been exchange students) standing beside me. They spoke no English but one of them leaned into...
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    Re: Sport / Fresh Scent Quest

    I have tried/own many 'sport'/fresh fragrances including Versace Eau Fraiche, Mugler Cologne, Allure Homme Sport...but if I had to name 2 or 3 fresh summer fragrances to wear, they would be:

    -...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    OK,

    Here's my new list of complimented fragrances in order:

    1. Aventus (no, I don't work for Creed....this stuff gets the compliments)
    2. Dior Homme (reformulated) - I get a lot of compliments...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I'm assuming second reformulation.....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Bond No.9 Scent of Peace for Him. First day I wore it, was in a restaurant and the hostess who was seating me said 'you smell terrific - what is that?'. Nice fragrance....smells a bit like Aventus...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Absolutely nothing. I only said what I said, because saying Aventus gets compliments is quite boring in this thread. Everyone says that. But it's true. My most complimented fragrance.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I just received my bottle of 3X01 (October 2013) and I compared it to my two January 2010 bottles (silver collar) and my August 2011 bottle. It smells great. It smells almost exactly like my vintage...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I'd have to say that fragrances that I have gotten compliments on more recently include:
    1. Creed Aventus (sorry, I wish I could say I don't, but I do)
    2. Dior Homme (reformulated) - I have been...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Geez...I think my mind must be playing tricks on me. My large bottle of z01 is almost empty (I have a smaller z01 bottle ready to go next) and I haven't smelled the c42b13N01 bottle I bought at Holt...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I recently bought a bottle of c42b13N01, which is what I think you have.

    It's good. I don't like it as much as my Z01 batch (sweeter pineapple, less smoke in the opening), but like my Z01 batch,...
  40. Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    Couldn't agree with you more. As for my favourite Youtube reviewers:

    Marc (Robes08) - good reviewer. very good nose. His reviews have come a long way. Watch his early videos and compare to now....
  41. Re: What is the best male fragrance for men?

    For me:

    Fall/Winter: Dior Homme Intense, L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme, A*Men
    Spring/Summer: Dior Homme Sport Reformulated, Creed Millisieme Imperiale
    All Year: Creed Aventus, Pure Havane (minus...
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    I bought a 3.4 oz bottle of MI from Fragrancenet, and not sure what I got, my MI is strong. Very strong, as in 2 sprays and 10 minutes later and I am told I am wearing too much cologne!
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    Re: Need help with LIDGE

    I've got 2 shrink-wrapped bottles of LIDGE. PM me if you are interested
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    Poll: Re: Pure Havane vs. Dior Homme Intense

    I love both and have backup bottles of both (the only other backup bottle I have is for Aventus).

    Which do I personally like better (ie. I keep sniffing myself)? DHI

    Which one is more wearable...
  45. Re: I am going out tonight. Which one should I put on?

    If it's not too hot, go for DHI. That is sexy stuff and will get you noticed.

    If it can be a bit hot, I'd go with Pure Havane. Not as sexy as DHI but a nice fragrance that will get you...
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport

    I like the new Dior Homme 2012 better than the older version (I own the 2012 version and owned the older version). The new one has more depth to me and the iris is a nice touch. I find I have to go...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    I have received compliments from my hairstylist, a flight attendant, a massage therapist, an SA at a department store that doesn't sell Creed Aventus....and all I can say is, this stuff is magic. I...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I just bought c42b13N01 from Holt Renfrew here in Vancouver last week. This is my third bottle (returned a very smoky/ashy bottle from Fragrancenet back for a refund).

    This is a good batch. There...
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    Re: Creed Aventus with Black logo real?

    I'm thinking the bottle I received was sitting in a warehouse in Bagdhad....batch # notwithstanding, I have learned my lesson. Don't buy Creed products (with noted batch variations) from anywhere...
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    Re: Creed Aventus with Black logo real?

    OK - so I returned my bottle (same lot # with black writing) because it just seemed so off - no fruit, lots of smoke and ash and Fragrancenet gave me a credit after I shipped it back. I have a bottle...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Guys - Aventus. Seriously, this stuff is magic. Aventus (the good batch - not the stuff I bought from Fragrancenet which I ended up returning/shipping back recently).

    I'm on a plane heading back...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Not at all. I have a bottle I bought about a year ago. Beautifully balanced with nice smoked pineapple opening. That stuff is awesome. I bought a recent bottle on sale at Fragrancenet and that stuff...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Creed Aventus...my hairstylist was cutting my hair...loved it....went to a department store to check out fragrances....'what are you wearing' says the SA, 'smells gorgeous'.

    I know there's a lot...
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    Re: Creed Aventus Question

    I believe it's legit, but it's a bad batch and a bad bottle. Not sure if anyone else has picked up a bottle of Aventus from Fragrancenet and got the same batch/type I got but compared to the bottle I...
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    Re: Avenus Purchase- a42b12e01

    Not happy with this batch that I picked up from Fragrancenet. Received the version with black lettering on the "Creed" logo with arabic pamphlet inside.

    Heavy on the smoke/ash with limited...
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    Re: Creed Aventus Question

    I just received this version from Fragrancenet. I bought it as a backup bottle to my current bottle (don't have the LOT #). Mine has the black Creed lettering and the arabic pamphlet as well.

    My...
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    Re: 3 sprays of aventus too much?

    I bought the Creed Aventus deodorant off the Creed site. I use two sprays of Aventus and use the deodorant after I shower and shave in the morning. I usually spray once more in the late afternoon.
  58. L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme - Compliments or not?

    OK,

    I've been wearing LIDGE for over a year. I've gotten some nice compliments on it. I've also seen some Youtube reviews that suggest that while it's a great fragrance, it's not the kind of...
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    Re: The Mystery of Aventus.... Exposed?

    I've owned Creed Aventus for over a year. Do I like it? Sure. Do I stop noticing it 3 hours after I spray it 2-3 times in the morning? Yes. Do I get compliments on it - YES.

    I don't work for...
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    Re: some thoughts about dior homme intense

    I have DHI (the reformulated version - never smelled the vintage one) and I love it. It is probably my favourite fall/winter fragrance along with A*Men, L'Instant Extreme and Pure Malt.

    I...
  61. Poll: Re: Dior homme vs Dior homme intense vs L'instant de guerlain vs L'instant de guerlain extreme

    I have Dior Homme Intense (Reformulated), L'Instant Extreme, L'Instant EDT, and I used to own Dior Homme (original)

    Tough call between DHI and L'Instant Extreme but in terms of sheer...
  62. Re: What do you really think of female compliments?

    I have gotten many compliments on the fragrances I have worn over the years and in most cases (not all :) ), I never considered them 'come on's'. I am in my 40's and when I think back 20 years ago,...
  63. Re: Guerlain L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme VS Dior homme intense?...

    L'Instant Extreme has gotten me a lot of compliments.

    Case in point: I'm boarding a five-hour flight to Toronto (from Vancouver) and discover that the woman sitting beside me is an attractive...
  64. Re: Guerlain L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme VS Dior homme intense?...

    Tough choice as I have both and while the notes are different, both fragrances give off the same 'vibe' to me.

    I find DHI sexier, but L'instant Extreme is great....maybe a bit more for a more...
  65. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Sport Vs Dior Homme Sport 2012...... Who is King?

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 by far. Toned down lemon, iris note in the 2012 version....more sophisticated and more complex. Love the cedar drydown. Blind-bought Dior Homme Sport (old version) and barely...
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    Re: YSL L'Homme or Dior Sport 2012

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 in my opinion. I owned Dior Homme Sport (the version until the reformulated 2012 verseion earlier this year) and the newer version is much better. The old version had too much...
  67. Re: Dior Homme Sport or Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche?

    Dior Homme Sport 2012 (not the original version).

    I once owned Chanel Edition Blanche. I like it....liked the 'creamy vanilla'....but wasn't 'earth shattering' for me.

    Liked (didn't love) Dior...
  68. Re: I don't get the Dior Homme/Intense hype..

    I have the (reformulated) version of Dior Homme Intense and I actually like it. It does have a very similar 'vibe' to one of my all-time favourites (Guerlain L'instant Extreme) and I do like the use...
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    Re: Summer Scent for Office- HIGH QUALITY

    I work in a corporate environment, and as I look through my collection of fragrances suitable for the summer....

    Creed Green Irish Tweed, Creed Aventus, Versace Eau Fraiche, and Dior Homme Sport...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Here are a few that have given me the most compliments:

    A*men Thierry Mugler (the most)
    JPG Le Male
    Creed Aventus
    Creed GIT
    Versace Eau Fraiche
    Bleu de Chanel
    Guerlain L'Instant EDP (second...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    We all wear fragrances for different reasons. I really wear fragrances because I like smelling good and having it complement what I am wearing, etc.

    If the goal is to meet women wearing a cologne,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    It's funny....there are certain scents I wear that women LOVE (but I enjoy mildly) and ones I really like AND women love them.

    I own JPG Le Male. Wear it from time to time. It's ok, but for me,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Hey, it's always a combo of the scent plus the person wearing it too ;)

    I know this was mentioned earlier, but a great scent women love combined with some stylish clothes and a fairly (don't have...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I know this fragrance has had mixed reviews, but the topic of this thread is 'most female compliments' so here's one that hasn't had as much mention: Bleu de Chanel. Yes, doesn't smell very original...
  75. Re: Your Top 3 Fragrances... If You Never Came Across Basenotes

    Top 3 pre-basenotes:

    1. Azzaro pour homme
    2. Angel for Men
    3. Narcisco Rodriguez for men
  76. Re: Your Top 3 Fragrances... If You Never Came Across Basenotes

    Top 3 pre-basenotes:

    1. Azzaro pour homme
    2. Angel for Men
    3. Narcisco Rodriguez for men
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    Re: Help finding that elusive "sexy" scent.

    Narciso Rodriguez for Him

    A very different fragrance, but elusive...sexy....and not common.

    I wear some of the more common 'complimented' scents - Angel, Le Male, YSL La Nuit, etc.

    This one...
  78. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    I've worn fragrances for many years and now in my early 40's. Here are scents women have complimented me on:

    1. Azzaro pour Homme. A fragrance that's been around for a long time - warm, spicy...
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