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

    Forgot to mention Amyris...I received a couple of compliments within the same day.....

    Good stuff but don't wear it often enough...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Three I will keep mentioning because they are worth noting and by far the best compliment getters I have ever received.....

    Escentric 02 - Escentric Molecules
    Scent of Peace for him
    Frank no.2 LA
  3. Re: suggestion for Serge Lutens frangrance suited fr Summer time wear

    Most of Serge's stuff is very cloying to me in just about everything they make...Kilian's can be the same. I live down here in HOT florida and you really have to be careful with the sprays otherwise...
  4. Re: I'm a college student and new to frags, can anyone give me advice?

    I would NOT get chanel egoiste...I know tons of people like it but unless you're a businessman looking for a more formal fragrance, then sure go ahead but I've had this one for a few years and worn...
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    Re: Favorite Amouage Fragrance?

    Epic and dia man
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I wore one fragrance for almost 20 years before discovering this website about 3 years ago. That fragrance was Issey Miyake. My first bottle after that ? Chanel Bleu. Since then and talking to...
  7. Re: The most perfect scent you've ever experienced? Only one mind....I'm watching you.

    I'd have to say Frank no. 2 LA or Escentric 02....Two of my faves and must haves, I think, for the rest of my life...
  8. Re: Just picked up the best cologne I've ever had.

    Well to each is own...Hell, I remember when I started out there were certain terms and notes that probably were used incorrectly....Thank God I had people like hednic, DeadIdol, Palm Beach and many...
  9. Re: Top 5-10 Winter Fragrances 2015 (Designer & Niche)

    um...see my list below....
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    I bought mine on ebay relatively easy....I bought mine last week and there were like 6 bottles available. There were multiple sellers so it's not like it's hard to find....Not sure why I've read so...
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    Re: Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    I wore Guerlain Idea today to church and actually liked it...Worked well with average temps around 75-80....I wore Dress Code tonight and BOY...You're right Chuck...Two sprays and you're solid...I...
  12. Re: which fragrance you dont like but that are liked by most of the people?

    Katana....You're being too PC about it...Just spit it out...It kinda smells like crap ! Lol...It's ok to say it...And guess what? The horrific teeny-bopper smell goes on and on and never seems to...
  13. Re: which fragrance you dont like but that are liked by most of the people?

    The list is long and distinguished....

    Grey Flannel
    Balenciaga Pour Homme Balenciaga for men
    Le Male
    1 Million
    ADG
    Fierce
    Chergui
    Tauer LDDM
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    Poll: Re: Millesime Imperial vs Silver Mountain Water

    I'm thinking MI...I keep debating whether or not I should sell my bottle of SMW....I'm on the fence...Some days I love it, others I don't...I purchased my bottle of SMW from Kerosene...He wanted to...
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    Re: Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    Yes, I am finding that out fairly quickly....How many sprays of Dress Code? I'd probably dial it down to 2 sprays for work...I do the same for Nicolai New York Intense parfum....Stuff is a BEAST !!!!
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    Re: Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    I gotcha...I know exactly what you are saying....Im leaning toward it because it's a safe scent and smells pretty good....That cherry-almond blasts I get from it seems to behave in the dry down...
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    Re: Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    I guess my question is what makes a Guerlain a Guerlain ? What is it exactly? Being uncommon? Better staying power? Not sure....I don't own a LOT of Guerlain but know they are a quality perfume...
  18. Re: Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee - Bottle Worthy?

    This. I own and love L'eau....Much better to me and gets me the compliments...
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    Re: Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    Not trying to start an argument because I'm on the fence about it but what was it you didn't like specifically? Not unique enough? Not enough complexity? Smelled like other things, perhaps? Help...
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    Guerlain Ideal - Meh or MAGNIFICENT ?

    I received some nice samples from Jamie up at the Toronto Guerlain Boutique last week and she sent me some samples of Ideal....I think it's the regular Idea from 2014 and not the Cologne...Not sure...
  21. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    Like I said...I've heard good and bad about Derby...Not convince I can pull this one off....I know this is more of a safe Guerlain scent but I do like Guerlain Idea.....Wore it today (sample)....Very...
  22. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    Good ole Avon...
  23. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    Nice !
  24. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    We all had to start somewhere...I think I smelled this one before...Wasn't that bad for back in the day...
  25. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    Yep, probably...Just curious if there were others to try from Guerlain...I have Dress Code, L'eau and LIDG....But would love to get a bottle of the Habit Rouge L' Eau ....
  26. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    Never smelled Derby...Gets a lot of love here but I have smelled Ideal...It's not bad...Like the almond finish...Very nice...
  27. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    You were an Avon fragrance guy too? Did you remember some of the fragrances they had that came in various shapes and things...I think I remember my dad wearing one from Avon that came in a glass,...
  28. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    WOW you have great parents, Jive.....That's good stuff !
  29. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    Yep...You're absolutely right....I remember getting fragrance from every girlfriend I dated...They had their favorites....Eternity, Obsession, Benetton for men, Nicole Miller, Paco Rabanne pour...
  30. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    OHHHHH...my bad....Sorry, I thought you were implying that this topic had already been done....I'm sure it has but was curious how everyone got started....
  31. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    WOW ! Never even heard of it....How did it smell ?
  32. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    Totally different topic....What got you here could be anything at any age...I asking more for the genesis, your FIRST EVER sent. Could have been when you were in your teens or middle school...
  33. What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    I actually started out with Avon towelettes...My mom years ago was an Avon consultant and I think when I was about 10 yrs old I would sample some of her fragrances she had...Back then, they sampled...
  34. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    Isn't amazing if we are asked just to list ONE bottle that we MUST have how we manage to come up with one? I know it's hard to do but when you whittle it down, you can find your panacea...Doesn't...
  35. Re: Is "Savile Row Richard James" worthy to buy?

    I bought it blind and couldn't be happier..... I boughtthe vintage version though on eBay....to me it's a fairly safe scent that you could wear in the daytime or at night
  36. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    Yes....I meant more modern Guerlain scents BUT MODERNIZED re-formulations would be ok.....
  37. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    This is a great one too...
  38. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    I take that back...Tonka Imperiale would be a close second for sure....Just one bottle though, I think Dress Code for now...
  39. Re: What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    I need to try this one too....Can't believe no one mentioned dress code yet! I thought that was the hot tamale !
  40. What one bottle of Guerlain fragrance (recent not vintage) will ALWAYS be in your collection?

    I would have to say LIDG or now Dress Code....but to be fair, I haven't smelled all of what Guerlain has to offer for men....
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    I am glad a lot of the BNers understand what I mean by saying "Perfumey"...It's really hard to describe...I am loving the scent more and more though...I like the sweet, Tonka bean and vanilla dry...
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    Re: Don't believe the hype

    lol...yet another thread on bashing people who like niche over designer *yawn*....Who cares ? I know people who love designer over niche...Who cares? Wear what you want.....I certainly don't base...
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    Agreed...I could see this as an excellent Daily scent for me...At least in the Fall/Winter months....Maybe an evening scent out to dinner with the wife....
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    lol Buysblind....Just got my bottle in the mail today too...I like it but its definitely a little more gourmand that I'm use too....Smells a little to me like Tiffany for men but sweeter with some...
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    Re: Next Creed Fragrance: Help Me Decide!

    Problem with Himalaya is the longevity is awful and VERY short-lived....I would recommend OV for sure....Excellent versaltility, well-liked and less risky IMO as a blind buy...you will love it...I...
  46. Re: Habit Rouge Dress Code - Safe to buy on ebay ?

    Do you love it Hednic ? Heard it's fantastic....Is it a LOT of Vanilla though?
  47. Habit Rouge Dress Code - Safe to buy on ebay ?

    Hey guys, here's another one, I'm pretty sure I'm going to add to my collection but the problem is you can't find it anywhere except on ebay....I called Jamie today at the Toronto Canadian Boutique...
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    Re: Gengis khan vintage

    It's worth every penny too...Hednic got me hooked on this one YEARS ago...
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    Re: A good pine scent?

    Lubin's Itasca should fit the bill...Own it and love it ! Great longevity and projection too....
  50. Poll: Re: Best Fragrance for 20 Year Old Male in Florida

    Bleu De Chanel...70 degrees all year round ? lol....Im in Florida and it's 70 degrees maybe at night in the winter time....It's friggin HAWT here....But BDC works well in the heat as well as TDH
  51. Re: Anybody try and like S-ex fragrance from S-Perfme ? Bought it and not really digging it....

    Hey Hednic....I think the scent was priced slightly over a hundred....perhaps $120? Honestly I cannot remember....just remember it being odd, but in a good way
  52. Re: Anybody try and like S-ex fragrance from S-Perfme ? Bought it and not really digging it....

    So funny.....as with any fragrance....people either love it or hate it ! No "in betweens" with this one
  53. Re: Anybody try and like S-ex fragrance from S-Perfme ? Bought it and not really digging it....

    It kind of has this musky leather smell mixed with sweet flowers...VERY unique but weird at the same time...Hard to explain.....I stopped in a niche shop that sells various scents from extremely rare...
  54. Anybody try and like S-ex fragrance from S-Perfme ? Bought it and not really digging it....

    The Title says it all...

    lol
  55. Re: Exploring the Fragrance World - Lili Bermuda

    I had South Water years ago and sold it....Longevity and projection was pretty crappy to me and my skin....There is another one by a different house that smells just like South Water....For the life...
  56. Thread: Which MFK?

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    Re: Which MFK?

    I own and love both but Amyris is my fave in the Summer...Pluriel though is a very close second...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2015

    Thanks Hednic...They are fantastic scents to me...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2015

    Thanks ! I'm loving them thus far...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4646.jpg

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    http://files.apetogentleman.com/image/upload/MTI3MzMzOTAyNTk0NDA0MzIy.jpg
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I wonder what percentage of this thread is BS? You know...Made up stories about fragrances they like, but never REALLY received a compliment?

    Lol....
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    Re: New Houbigant - Cologne Intense

    I might be blind buying this one....I love own and love Fougere Royale and looking forward to wearing this Fall/Winter...
  62. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Good call...I will order a sample first, I think.....Tough to buy anything from this house without first sampling...
  63. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Kiste really interests me too but not sure of the wearability for me as a daily scent....Some people have described it as a "rotten sweet peaches" kind of scent and really the only one from that...
  64. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Yes, I own and love it however, haven't worn it too often...Need to pull it off the shelf more...Been wearing a lot of 1872 and "L" from Clive Christian....I pulled Edition Blanche off the shelf the...
  65. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Thanks for the suggestions...I picked up a bottle of EauMer by Pekji to give it a try...It seems for me at least the more wearable of the two as a daily scent...Maybe I can get him to send me a...
  66. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Some excellent suggestions here....Can't find a lot of info on Cerchi Nell'Acqua scents....At least from a review standpoint....Need to be careful down here in the south though with overly sweet or...
  67. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    ADP Club sounds interesting....Check that one out too...
  68. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Been awhile since I've bought anything from L'occitane...Of course I love Eau des Baux and own it....but a lot of their stuff to me doesn't last very long and very poor projection...Need to...
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    Re: Whats your fav plum fragrance?

    Frank No.2 LA hands down...My second most complimented scent that I wear....
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    Re: Dior's Sauvage: A Carnal Dementia.

    Sorry to ask a silly question but are we talking about the latest version of Sauvage or the "old school" version...Havent really smelled either one to be honest.....
  71. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Nothing wrong with that at all....
  72. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    I have not...How's the longevity and projection ?
  73. Re: New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Thanks hednic...I will check them out...
  74. New Niche fragrances (last couple of years) that you're crazy about -

    Hey guys,

    Been AWOL for a few months simply because I needed a break to enjoy the fragrances I currently have...Love them all but wondering what's new out there? List a few that were somewhat...
  75. Re: Is it me or does Clive Chrisitan 1872 smell a lot like Frank no. 2 LA ?

    Yes..I absolutely LOVE it....I love L too....C isn't too shabby either....Good stuff if you can find it for a good price...
  76. Re: Is it me or does Clive Chrisitan 1872 smell a lot like Frank no. 2 LA ?

    Thanks Drseid....Like I said, maybe it's just my nose.....I think my next purchase will be Dia man....I'm getting back to my hobby again...Took a few months off sabbatical...Needed a break but I'm...
  77. Re: Is it me or does Clive Chrisitan 1872 smell a lot like Frank no. 2 LA ?

    Not sure just overall in general the smells are quite similar to my nose...Almost that Halston Z-14 kinda vibe...But when I look at the notes of both fragrances....CC 1872 has a TON of notes in it...
  78. Is it me or does Clive Chrisitan 1872 smell a lot like Frank no. 2 LA ?

    Hey guys,

    What's your thoughts on this for those who have smelled both....I have recently purchased a bottle of L and 1872 which I love so far....but 1872 to me does smell a LOT like the Frank...
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    Re: My next purchase??

    Masculin Pluriel....The rest unfortunately for me are "Meh" based on longevity and likability...
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    Re: Search for a New Summer Scent: Creed

    I live in Florida and Texas and Florida have similar heat and humidity...VIW to me is too thick and syrupy. Cloying in this unbearable heat. MI is a much better choice for the heat and not sure why...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Excellent choice...I've tried to tell people on here on BN for many months about this gem but most blow it off...It really is an excellent compliment getter... Is it exciting or unique ? Probably...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Another one for Invasion barbare the other night at a micro brewery.....A VERY attractive waitress came up to me and said "Please don't take this as I'm coming on to you, but you smell delicious!".....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I could have told you about One Million.....Nothing like smelling like bubble gum, I always say....lol
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    What was the watch ?
  85. Re: Which Fragrance Won You Over With The Unexpected Dry Down?

    Hmmm....Probably Lampblack, Frank No. 2 LA, VE and Tzora....
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    Re: Yeah, well, Top Ten for Summer - 2015

    Pretty much my list below....However, I just picked up a bottle of M pour Monsieur.....LOVE this stuff...It was recommended to me by a BN member and I bought it on Amazon for about 25...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Honestly, I think it is right up there with my Frank no. 2 with the number of compliments....It's a compliment magnet, in my opinion !
  88. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

    Hmmmmm...You have some great ones, but then there were these...

    Gray Flannel
    Tsar
    Cuir De Russie
  89. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

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  90. Re: NEW: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Aqua Vitae Forte

    Definitely getting this one....
  91. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Look like some pretty "hot" friends, if you ask me....lol
  92. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Can you believe I have never smelled this one? Need to sample...
  93. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I'd say something with Vetiver like Sycomore or VE....the more outdoorsy-rooty Vetiver not the sweet kind....perhaps CdGs earthy Vettiveru....
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    Re: Azure Lime or Tuscan Leather?

    Tuscan Leather is TOO CLOYING down here for me in this Florida heat....Maybe good for colder weather...I would recommend Azure Lime but go light on the sprays...potent stuff as well but nearly as...
  95. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Never smelled this one, as well...Thanks !
  96. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Can you describe the scent and/or the bottle? I think I found a bottle of it but not sure if this is it....

    Thanks again !
  97. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I have not...I will check it out...
  98. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Thanks Hednic...I will check it out ! Sounds awesome !
  99. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Ok...I'll give this a whirl....

    GO !

    39272
  100. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I'd say MFK Oud perhaps or the new Xerjoff Zefiro
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