Beautiful scent. Arguably the best smelling creed, but as others have mentioned, extremely weak performance
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Beautiful scent. Arguably the best smelling creed, but as others have mentioned, extremely weak performance
Some people are mindless sheep and will jump whichever way they see a few others jump. Nothing wrong with polo fragrances
Live jazz could work for you if you can find it. My wife got it at JFK International Airport for like $35. I'm pretty sure you can find it at that price or cheaper elsewhere
Good read. I personally don't care if he were a gerbil, I love red vetyver and will continue to buy it. People make too much of that stuff. Don't get me wrong, it's interesting to know but it should...
Maybe you prefer woman's fragrances. Some men just don't vibe with masculines it's just a preference. Also, while I agree that Dior leather oud is pretty gross, I think that's supposed to be a unisex...
Both are pretty good but I like Invictus better
A couple that come to mind are Live Jazz and Millesime Imperial. I love them but for some strange reason, don't wear them often
There's oud there. It's just these guys at creed have this ridiculous idea of making scents that smell good. Oud stinks so however they dressed it up, I'm not complaining. Smelling like a barn isn't...
From your list, white oud by agonist hands down but black musk by Montale kills them all slowly
Every time I see someone showing their fragrance collection, no matter how modest the collection is, I always see a bottle of Aventus. I'm gonna retire it in my collection. Doesn't feel niche anymore
Roja bergamot extrait
TDH smells like a hamster wearing cologne. Would never wear it. Unless I were a hamster...
A*men pure shot (tie)
I own a few Montales. I wonder why they release so many fragrances
Only official retailers for me. I don't care whether the online retailers have fake or real merchandise but I find piece of mind knowing I never have to question any purchase
Dior Homme. When it was first released it was very different, but now it's been copied so much it's pretty generic smelling based off of what's being pumped out by companies today. I still wear it...
There is no male scent comparable. In 50 years you may make the argument for Fahrenheit or GIT. Although an argument can be made for Gold Man by Amouage as well
Their target audience don't share your concerns unfortunately, so this won't hurt their bottom line
I've had 3 bottles and I've never experienced any variations. Now, I'm not saying there never has been, but I've never sprayed a new bottle and said it smelled different. Actually in my experience...
Green Irish Tweed. It's the Swiss Army knife of perfumery
You're absolutely right lol. I never thought about that
"Old prostitute" I was wearing Royal Delight
PWC by far over AUF. I'm interested in trying AU because I'm sure I'd like it over Forte. I agree 100% about there being something off putting about AUF. Way too powerful and linear to be a...
Best smelling creed IMO. Dry down doesn't compare to the opening and that's the only knock on this for me. Magnificent opening, ok dry down
It projects like a monster. I think we've created unrealistic expectations for perfume. I've been wearing it for 6 years and never had a problem with projection. If anything, it can be a little...
Both great. I own them both and love them. Slight edge goes to rose 31 as its the more masculine of the two
Kouros (by default. The op requested 5)
Those are the exact two scents I was thinking of. Minus la nuit
I used to wear 154 for my wife. It's not a bad scent, I just never reach for it
If it keeps me out of trouble, I'll bathe myself in it.
D' un soir is closer to Tom Fords Noir de Noir. To me, it's nothing like rose 31
All vintage fragrances
If you're gonna wear something, I'd go with vodka on the rocks. Very light and contemporary
I have a sample of this. It's very good and I get the SMW comparisons, but the bottle is preventing me from buying. It's some kind of faux-matte finish. If it got dirty I doubt it would be able to...
Cold weather: Santalum by Profumum Roma
Warm weather: Santal imperial
Have you tried Ciel Man? It's very light and floral. It's got a nice lavender/rose/jasmine mix going on. Excellent for spring and summer
I love to wear platinum Egoiste in the house after a shower. I never really wear it out, I'm not sure why because it's really good
These ingredients make it a Chyprè. It's not that difficult. People are gonna add fragrances to the genre that don't belong, but if you've done your...
These two are fragrances that I bought for my wife and to me, are very sensual elegant fragrances
Light on the civet, but an absolute masterpiece in my book
I'll second that
Everyone makes racists remarks. If you're famous, you have to be smart enough to not make them publicly. If I wore Guerlain, which I don't, it wouldn't stop me from wearing it. If we reacted like...
I've done orders from them directly and they're usually doing my order as I talk to them. Keep in mind that even though its the holiday season, they're never THAT busy. One other thing, I'm shocked...
I chose chypre and fougère. Scandal PH, which is one of my favorites currently, combines both of these accords
I can't speak for everyone, but where creed is criticized the most, is the poor quality control. The bottles are horrible and sometimes the juice turns sour. I've owned every creed available at least...
The line is great. Big fan of it. It's not going to appeal to everyone because of the overall 'formal' feel of the line. With that said, if you love gender specific fragrances as well as unisex, this...
A lot of houses make bespoke fragrances, if you get one you can put whatever you want in it and it doesn't fall subject to IFRA fragrances
Best smelling creed out of the bunch
I own both and love them both. PE is better in my opinion, but bleu is more versatile IMO
Exactly my thinking. It's not gonna make any difference
Opus V by Amouage
Reckless PH by Roja Dove
The entire addictive state of mind collection is one big fail in my book. The rest of the line is pretty good but these aren't good at all. Intoxicated for me is the worst. I do agree with the op, it...
The Chyprè accord is one of the most satisfying accords for me to wear. I'm glad you're enjoying it as well
Lol that was an epic miscue
Guerlain Vetiver. It smells exactly like l'air du temps by Christina Ricci
I just tried vodka on the rocks by Killian, and it's very fresh and long lasting. If you like bleu de Chanel or ADG, give that one a try
It's just a leather accord so it won't smell identical to your leather jacket but its a great compliment to a leather jacket. You've got the right idea on wearing leather with leather though. Good...
Smells like an elevator in the projects. Weed and stale urine. I would buy as a novelty but I don't wanna smell like this
Tobacco vanille- I'd rather have back to black
Guerlain vetiver- I'm 33
Amyris PH- very boring
Eccelso- too strong and it's too hard to do a half spray
Black Aoud- weird smelling in the drydown...
Love Desire. It was my first purchase almost 15 years ago. Still own it and occasionally wear it
Maybe if there was a vintage store I could go into and buy I'd be ok with it, but it's not worth the effort in my book. No vintage for me
So tired of ppl bashing SA's. if you ask for something and they don't give it to you, ok I get it, but it's YOUR responsibility to educate yourself on what fragrances are good or bad and what you...
I can get with the magician label, as he does more with less and can compete with a lot of other houses that claim to use twice the 'natural' ingredients. With that said, I'm not really into his...
A*men pure shot
Dior Leather Oud
Smoke for the soul by Killian. This literally smells like an elevator in the projects
Cooper square is my favorite. Had new Haarlem, gave it to my son
I'm lost as to why guys wear fragrance to the gym in the first place. Body spray like axe, I get it, but serge Lutens to the gym? But hey, to each his own...
You should realize something, I feel 65% of ppl writing these reviews, don't own the scent they're reviewing. This makes a big difference when it comes to reviewing. So when you own a scent and...
I buy bottle, I give bottles away. I feel that evens things out. So I don't think I'll ever get to the point where I've had enough
Warm weather- Platinum Egoiste
Cool weather- Dior Homme or Original Santal
You don't need anything intense in a club. You're already in close quarters so I don't see the point, plus certain...
Bespoke fragrances are not subject to IFRA regulations. So if it bothers you that much, getting a bespoke fragrance is one way to get around it
Probably the worst fragrance I've ever tried. I think people tolerate it because of its strength, but the smell is awful
You could wear it, but I wouldn't advise it. It's an alpha male type scent and that's not what you wanna project at a job interview. I'd say go GIT or nothing at all
Apple Brandy By Killian
Aventus is a much better fragrance. XXV is pretty good in its own right, but nothing special. Every time I go into a boutique with the intent on buying it, I always leave with something I like...
Awesome on a cool fall day. Very strong. I'd stay away from this in very warm weather. I love it because it didn't force oud in there where most other houses would, given the surrounding notes and...
Eight & Bob edt. The ambergris and iris make a very nice combo in this one
The original oud is great. I'm not a fan of cashmere, silk or velvet mood. LM parfums Black oud is pretty good and around $200
I like platinum Egoiste for work settings
I'm not sure about this. There are some fragrances that are well made, that I have no interest in buying or wearing. Everything that smells good is not something you're gonna wanna wear
In my early 20's, I knew a guy who spent all his money on sneakers. He'd go without a decent meal for a week in order to buy rare and expensive sneakers. If you want something, you're gonna pay for...
Never heard of this
I know everybody has their houses that they 'stand by' but to me, this is just my opinion, he's putting out better fragrances than any niche brand out and I've tried them all. The thing I love about...
Me either. I've tried but it doesn't work for me
Love it. Big fan of Chyprès but I'm not sure I'd have use for a 'single note' patchouli
This 100%. This house is for mature women IMO
Sean John Unforgivable. Only fragrance that ever closed the deal for me 10+ years ago. Her better judgement said no, but unforgivable tipped the scales in my favor. Thank you Mr. Combs
Santal Imperial. It's very soft yet masculine. The citrus/tonka/sandalwood blend is seamless, it's a perfect blend. It feels like it was made for me because if i were to have a bespoke fragrance...
The original premise is pretty accurate. The exception being Roja Doves Scandal Pour Homme. Outside of that, those are usually inexpensive compared to woody orientals or leather Chyprès
Good ones mentioned. I'll add vetiver royal bourbon by Oriza L. Legrand
Oud by MFK
Royal English Leather
Nah don't miss it. For me fragrance ignorance is would be picking up a scent like Tuscan Leather for a trip to the Caribbean in August because it smells good. When you know more, you make better...
With every new bottle I add, I try to give something away to friends or relatives. If I'm wearing Dior Homme, do I really need tobacco vanille? They're not the same, but they're both sweet orientals...
Big fan of this one. Very distinct in what it's attempting to pull off. Notes come off clear and realistic
Year round? Ok how about:
Nuit Andalouse by MDCI
Best overall smell of any creed I've tried. The only fault I find with it, is the unpredictable performance. Somedays it performs like a beast, other times it fades fast. I share your views of it...
How does it smell on its own?