Right now 120ml go for $370
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Right now 120ml go for $370
Creed seems to do it more often than everyone else I think. Tom Ford has been relatively the same. I paid $295 for 100ml of champacca absolute for my wife three years ago. Today that same bottle went...
Tom Ford men circa '08
They're doing one a year now. Is there another house that does price hikes as frequently? What does everyone think about this?
As of right now, it's Dior Homme Eau
Almost bought this blind. Waiting for it to hit Osswalds so I can test it. I like the description
I voted no. I'd rather see members segregated before posts...
Aventus in all areas. DHI isn't even the best in the Homme series. Tried it on several occasions. Can't see why it's as popular as the original Dior Homme
By season. It saves me time. No sense in considering something that I'm not gonna wear. In season fragrances go on my dresser, everything else goes into storage
I like Dior Homme eau
I believe erfume was created for a woman to attract men. So the fragrance was potent and lasted longer. It sounds sexist today, but women were almost property in those days. That tradition, of making...
This lol. OS for me as well. One of my favorite fragrances
This lol. OS for me as well. One of my favorite fragrances
Right now, I'd say Ciel Man. All time, it's Tuscan Leather
I've never smelled an Hermes fragrance that I'd spend over $50 on. I'm open to change my mind though if one comes along that I like
I think it's safe to say its unusually cool for the past couple days and besides I never left the house. Italian Cypress is an all year round fragrance in my opinion anyway but if I were going...
Well they won't pinpoint it as a leather based fragrance. However, wearing the appropriate fragrance for the season/occasion will have people refer to you as the guy that smells good, as opposed to...
Bois de cedrat by Creed. Smells great but it has zero longevity
I can guarantee you that if you are in fact doing that, people laugh at you behind your back. I agree with sophisticatedscent fragrance like clothes, have seasons
Try to wear heavy leather/amber scents in cooler weather. That is, if you're trying to be considerate to those around you. In the hot and humid summer temperatures, those kind of fragrances can...
Nothing is ever limited or vaulted if money can still be made.
Nope. There are better gourmands out there. It kinda played itself out
Glad I'm not the only one
My opinion is this:
1. It smells great but it's not perfect. People are allowed not to like it
2. Some people, once they own a few bottles, think they're the next luca Turin and they critique...
Love it but gave it away. I don't wear it enough to justify me keeping it. Great for summer heat
Scandal pour Homme
The one that came to mind was Santalum by Profumum Roma. I came in to test something else, smelled that and it was over. I didn't even wanna test anything else. I went home took a shower n sprayed it...
I like this one in cold weather. In warm weather it can seem a little feminine. Still a very good citrus
The hostility comes from the fact that some people think that when you make statements about quality in perfume between more expensive brands and less expensive brands, you're insulting them. I agree...
Royal vintage by M. Michallef is the best Aventus clone. Anything else is gonna be a waste of money. Even if you try three of these other lame attempts at it for $15-$20 each, it's still a waste of...
Best aquatic I've ever smelled. Too bad I hate aquatics or I would've gone through a couple bottles of this
If pure malt is better than this, that house should close up shop
Neroli portofino. I like platinum Egoiste a lot, but NP is a much better fragrance
Never. Don't like what she stands for.
It's not that polarizing. What you're witnessing is people not knowing how to compartmentalize two very different scents that share the same name. It's always funny to see how people react to certain...
Almost all are. The only ones that aren't are the ones I purchase for nostalgic/collector reasons
Santal imperial by creed. Masterfully blended
All designer aquatics. Not that they're that bad, it's just that they all smell the same to me
These are pretty old fashioned fragrances before aquatics came into the pic. I own them all and enjoy them but I wouldn't recommend a blind buy
Summer fragrance and aquatic are not mutually exclusive. Unfortunately most summer designer fragrances are aquatics. If you're gonna stick to designer, I'd recommend Dior Homme cologne. Other members...
It's not an exact science. I think that's what people fail to realize. Even if you bought a cooler, it's not gonna guarantee fragrances won't turn after a while. Fragrance houses understand this too....
Stuff like this happens. It's generally a good idea to use a fragrance within 5 years of when you purchased it, otherwise it can go bad on you. It's not just edt either. It's happened to me with...
That depends on whether you're just trying something out or if you're putting up a false pretense. Basically what I'm saying is, some people sample/split to get a general idea on what a fragrance is...
I like them both but chypre palatin has a sweet, dry almost raisin-like accord that I love plus I'm a big fan of Bertrand Duchaufour
Italian Cypress (Tom Ford)
Ambre Topkapi (MDCI)
Scandal PH (Roja Dove)
Original Santal (Creed)
Ciel Man (Amouage)
How about different ingredients creating a certain accord? They keep saying it's not watermelon, I'm not gonna gonna go ahead and say it is
Comments like this usually come from an inexperienced nose. They have no idea what they're smelling so they usually say things like that, no biggie. I used to get miffed when I heard comments like...
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