Search:

Type: Posts; User: AlexbroPA; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    59
    Views
    2,314

    Re: Warm winter frags

    Gotta try London on your skin - longevity complaints are likely due to olfactory fatigue, imo. It is a very "warm" scent - perfect for fall / weather.

    edit: as an example - last year on...
  2. Replies
    33
    Views
    3,338

    Re: Best Creed for a College Student?

    Aventus in a heartbeat.
  3. Re: Creed Aventus Alternatives (preferably lower priced)

    Not in the slightest bit, in my personal experience. I do have a cheap 50mL bottle of RSM for sale in the marketplace, though, if you're interested ;)
  4. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,415

    Re: Bulgari Fragrances

    The brand new Bvlgari Man is fantastic - fresh, clean, and very safe for work
  5. Replies
    30
    Views
    14,751

    Re: Burberry touch vs brit vs london

    I am not a personal fan of touch. I've received frequent compliments from Brit, and it projects very well for a winter scent. I find its longevity to be quite adequate too, as it has a lot of heavy...
  6. Replies
    47
    Views
    4,230

    Re: BACK TO BLACK by KILIAN - I'M SPEECHLESS

    I find it smells like the finest bottle of aged Robitussin. =\
  7. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,581

    Re: I finally pulled the trigger!!!

    What's the basenotes discount?
  8. Replies
    66
    Views
    5,778

    Re: Which is the best scent for the gym?

    This. Get fresh air at the gym.
  9. Replies
    2,005
    Views
    233,752

    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Tagging this.
  10. Thread: Fragrancenet

    by AlexbroPA
    Replies
    1,101
    Views
    115,903

    Re: Creed product purchase from fragrancenet experience...Please help

    Is it true that Creeds have a relatively short shelf life? I'm strongly considering purchasing a bottle or two in the somewhat near future.
  11. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,783

    Re: Wow, what happened to all Creed prices!

    Ebay is full of counterfeits.
  12. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,554

    Re: A Question About Roll-On Decant Bottles

    Clostridia and Bacillus spores can survive virtually everything save for an autoclave, yes. However, P. aeruginosa is remarkably resilient to environmental hazards (especially alcohol) and has very...
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,554

    Re: A Question About Roll-On Decant Bottles

    The only bacterial specie that I can imagine thriving in a fragrance solution is pseudomonas, which isn't found anywhere on your body that you should be applying a rollerball to.

    However, that...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,715

    Re: Sprays to the chest

    I frequently spray on the chest when wearing something light (like Bvlgari Man) for work, and I've found that it's more difficult to notice and appreciate the scent you're wearing if you pull open...
  15. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,384

    Re: The proper way to wear Encre Noire at work

    I'm intrigued by how culturally common to wear so much perfume that would normally choke your average westerner :P
  16. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,384

    Re: The proper way to wear Encre Noire at work

    Do people bathe frequently in the UAE? o.0
  17. Re: How much do discontinued Creed fragrances go for? (Selection Verte)

    http://www.creedfragrances.co.uk/products/fragrances-for-men/selection-verte

    You can buy it directly from Creed online.
  18. Replies
    60
    Views
    5,639

    Re: I just don't 'get' Green Irish Tweed..

    I think Back to Black By Kilian smells more like Robitussin than cologne.
  19. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,384

    Re: The proper way to wear Encre Noire at work

    edit: double post -_-
  20. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,384

    Re: The proper way to wear Encre Noire at work

    That's a bit extreme. Perhaps for a light summer fragrance, but for a heavy scent like Encre Noire, it needs to be worn under clothing.
  21. Re: How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    Thank you so much! I'll definitely leave my reviews when I've had enough time to fully wrap my head around each of them :)

    Digger, there is a Nordstrom in a mall about an hour away, although I...
  22. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,074

    Re: a little sample giveaway contest

    Aaaaahhhh. That's much more obvious now upon a second look :P
  23. Re: How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    Thank you, you're both too kind! <3
  24. Re: How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    I was under the impression that on here, decants and samples couldn't be sold or traded. Was I mistaken?



    Haha, too true!
  25. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,074

    Re: a little sample giveaway contest

    So then, the 25th it is?
  26. Re: How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    I'm definitely doing that! Considering that I can't comfortably purchase sample vials of their full line, the issue persists when we talk about the price of their bottles :P
  27. Re: How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    It seems that's what I've done, albeit inadvertently :p
  28. How should I go about my foray into the Creed line?

    So, after reading about Creed fragrances for a while, I decided that I wanted to take the dive and try to really get a good sense of their line. I sold my bottle of Artisan and in return purchased...
  29. Re: Does CREED pay people to write positive things about CREED products?

    I think you need to put more effort into being a convincing troll.
  30. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,678

    Re: boozy fragrance(s) with rum note?

    This this this.
  31. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,851

    Re: My latest News. Need comments on this...

    Absolutely. As would By Kilian Straight to Heaven
  32. Replies
    56
    Views
    10,477

    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    So what is the difference between the two special editions? London is one of my favorite fragrances - I'm interested in trying these other two out, though unsure if they bat a bit too close to...
  33. Replies
    56
    Views
    10,477

    Re: Burberry London for Men Special Edition

    Can someone clarify this statement? What is the difference between the "limited" edition and "special" edition?
  34. Replies
    46
    Views
    1,851

    Re: My latest News. Need comments on this...

    Consider Encre Noire by Lalique. Dark and strong fits its bill nicely.
  35. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,048

    Re: Where did you buy Aventus?

    Where do you guys sample creed fragrances from before you buy them? I'd like to try to experience the line, but don't really know how to go about it.

    (By the by, if anyone is interested in the...
  36. Replies
    24
    Views
    8,151

    Re: My DIY Display case

    I love the True Religion you have! :)
  37. Replies
    58
    Views
    3,063

    Re: Does age matter when wearing cologne?

    I'm not saying your point is wrong or even misleading, but I thought I'd point out the fact that it's also an "extreme" to claim that age association has no bearing whatsoever on the fragrance you...
  38. Replies
    58
    Views
    3,063

    Re: Does age matter when wearing cologne?

    Ignoring the expected semi-indignant responses you're liable to get from a topic like this, yes, age does tend to matter. Just like you and I probably find the taste of scotch distasteful while our...
  39. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    That is a good point about The One's longevity (though I've found it usually lasts the majority of the day on my skin). I never really considered that, because I always assumed fragrances lasted...
  40. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    Again, I'd still appreciate hearing why people specifically aren't suggesting The One. Is it because of something about the fragrance, or is it just from not having tried it?
  41. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    Please, read the original post before replying -_-



    I wish I could, but we first met while I was away on a long term trip, and (stupidly) forgot to bring any cologne with me, so she doesn't...
  42. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    Hmm, I'll definitely have to give some more consideration to London. Can people post why they wouldn't choose The One? Because I thought that would get a ton of agreement as something intimate and...
  43. Re: What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    Hmm, I'm somewhat leaning away from code because of how many people wear it - it's a great fragrance and all and I love to wear it when I'm going out to a bar or a club, but it's a bit too common for...
  44. What fragrance should I wear on a shirt to send my long distance girlfriend?

    She's never smelled me wearing any of the current items in my wardrobe, and she asked me to "send something that smells like you, or at least the cologne you wear."

    So I figured the best option...
  45. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,805

    Re: London, Brit and Chanel

    London is versatile, but very much a quintessential "fall" scent. It absolutely works well in the night, and I think that is the one that best fits the venue you mentioned. Brit is not really a...
  46. Wow, Erwin Creed looks just like Robert Fischer from Inception

    http://www.creedperfumes.us/images/creed/erwin_creed_fall_2010.jpg
    http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100710180421/inception/images/b/b2/Robert_Fischer_Infobox.png
  47. Replies
    334
    Views
    38,859

    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition IV

    No sir, I'm a medical student
  48. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,505

    Re: John Varvatos or Armani Code?

    I don't know who told you they were similar... they are nothing alike.
  49. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,068

    Re: Encre Noire: a floral opening?

    Not even the slightest bit feasible by the most insane of minds
  50. Replies
    34
    Views
    8,500

    Re: ... Best of By Kilian ...

    Seriously? I can't think of a more feminine fragrance from that house
  51. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,712

    Re: What's the venue for Lalique - Encre Noire?

    That sounds reasonable enough to me - I interpreted his post more literally than I should have




    Could you explain in more detail exactly what vetiver is in regards to fragrances? I...
  52. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,712

    Re: What's the venue for Lalique - Encre Noire?

    I don't think anyone ever said there were.
  53. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,712

    Re: What's the venue for Lalique - Encre Noire?

    I already have Burberry London and John Varvatos for fall ware, and I'm planning on getting Kiton Black soon, which to me seems like more of a fall / winter fragrance. I'd be wearing KB for...
  54. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,712

    What's the venue for Lalique - Encre Noire?

    I got two sample vials of it a few days ago, and I've been wearing it in the evening after I get home from work to try it out privately.... and its definitely interesting. It's in no way a "clean"...
  55. Re: What is the ultimate business man, suit and tie fragrance?

    http://www.itogi.ru/7-days/img/335/OBSCHESTVO-kiton-8hi.jpg
    http://euro-parfum.shopfactory.com/contents/media/kiton%20black.jpg
  56. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    Re: Is my bottle of Burberry London legit?

    What's the definition of a "grey market fragrance" ?
  57. Replies
    8
    Views
    12,098

    Re: Safe to Buy Cologne Online

    The colognes on Amazon (and other online stores without any capital investment) are discounted because the wholesale price of the fragrance has dropped. This usually happens after a fragrance has...
  58. Replies
    334
    Views
    38,859

    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition IV

    Just moved into a new room. I have a beautiful fireplace mantle made of marble that I've been keeping my fragrances on (as well as a few bottles of liquor). I added D&G The One to my collection...
  59. Replies
    51
    Views
    4,291

    Re: Any fragrances that smell like gas (Fart)?

    Well responded to. Personally, I'm with you. I feel as if this thread is nothing more than troll bait and worthless on any intellectual level, however if people wish to indulge on this person's...
  60. Replies
    66
    Views
    5,778

    Re: Which is the best scent for the gym?

    As far away from cloying as you can get. Light, fresh, simple, ect...
  61. Re: How to ease one's way into the By Kilian collection

    Good! That's exactly what I was afraid of when I heard so much about the "honey" note in it.
  62. Re: Are manufacturer's/designers sometimes just BS'ing us?

    Yes, and no. I think its easy to tell when something is just marketing, but when they use a real note from something very real in nature, I think you can assume that is a legitimate scent. Take for...
  63. Re: How to ease one's way into the By Kilian collection

    I do like scented candles.. but I couldn't justify spending a fortune on them :P

    StH sounds interesting. BtB does too.. but I'm not sure if I like the idea of a heavy honey flavor. I like subtle...
  64. Re: How to ease one's way into the By Kilian collection

    Hey all,

    Sorry for the extended absence.. been caught up in a whirlwind of things over the past few weeks. Thanks a lot for all the great advice, I'll definitely check out Luckyscent's decants.
    ...
  65. How to ease one's way into the By Kilian collection

    I've heard so many things about By Kilian, and I'd love to find a fragrance of theirs that I can really get my money's worth out of... however I'm not sure exactly how to dive in and get that...
  66. Re: D&G By Man: how is it possible that it's discontinued?

    I didn't find Light Blue to be very unique, but I don't see how you can call The One dross
  67. Re: Evening scent that smells like new leather shoes?

    I highly suggest you PM SirSlarty about Kiton Black. It's a "niche" fragrance, of a sort, although not superbly so. It is fantastic, and very, very leathery.
  68. Thread: cologne Gift

    by AlexbroPA
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,187

    Re: cologne Gift

    Halston Z-14. It's very inexpensive, and from your description, he's bound to love it.
  69. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,253

    Re: Brit...or London?

    Definitely not London - its a die hard winter fragrance... if you wear it, you're going to suffocate everybody around you seeing as its the dead middle of summertime. If you have to go with a...
  70. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,443

    Brazilian test market shows resounding success with "print and sniff" online perfume advertisments

    http://gizmodo.com/5551826/how-to-sell-perfume-online-easy-print-n-sniff

    So. Cool.
  71. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,045

    Re: The worst bottle design in the universe...

    I concur completely
  72. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,599

    Re: Need my first ever perfume/cologne

    Are you about to go into college? Actually, that's somewhat of a moot question - if you want something for your age range that will really attract women, I'd suggest either Armani Code or D&G's The...
  73. Re: Out of all your fragrances, which do you have the most trouble finishing?

    Kenneth Cole: Black
  74. Re: Need a sophisticated, elegant cologne for black tie events...

    If you have an opportunity, ask SirSlarty abut Kiton Black. Here's his short writeup:

    "Very fruity and suede/leathery fragrance. The fruits aren't overbearing and feel like they are part of the...
  75. Re: Something nice for my office in the SUMMER..

    Artisan by John Varvatos is a very office-safe summer scent that starts with citrus notes and dries down to a more orange-blossom floral scent. You can also try Artisan Black which is a recently...
  76. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,242

    Re: What house has the BEST website?

    Hey, I'm proud of my sloth =P
  77. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,150

    Re: Summer fragrance suggestions?

    I highly suggest True Religion for a great summer scent. It takes a lot of the aquatic nature from Bvlgari Aqua and adds a citrusy / floral edge to it - very fresh and very unique.
    ...
  78. Re: Help me choose the perfect perfume for winter

    Armani Code works fairly well as a winter fragrance, though it can really be worn year-round (in the evenings mostly for summer / spring wear)

    Burberry Brit isn't really a winter fragrance, its...
  79. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,242

    Re: What house has the BEST website?

    I love how nobody here is actually providing links to their favorite sites for the rest of us to take a look at -_-
  80. Re: New fragrance: I Am King of the Night (Sean John)

    I think the name is absolutely ridiculous.
  81. Re: Need help on selecting daily winter cologne

    edit: double post >.<
  82. Re: Need help on selecting daily winter cologne

    Burberry London is a fantastic winter wear. I would also try the original John Varvatos.

    For romantic wear, I'd suggest D&G's The One.
  83. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,846

    Re: John Varvatos Artisan Black?

    It's... different from the original. I have a lot of leathery / woodsey scents in my collection, so artisan fits better for me. I do like it, but the wood notes take it a bit too far out of the...
  84. Replies
    40
    Views
    3,092

    Poll: Re: Best company in bottle design

    I'm shocked that you didn't add Burberry to that list :(
  85. Replies
    30
    Views
    4,326

    Re: Versace The Dreamer still being sold

    That seems like a bad sign rather than good :p
  86. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,593

    Re: Worst Axe advertisement ever

    edit: double post >.<
  87. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,593

    Re: Worst Axe advertisement ever

    Because I don't subscribe to that sort of blind following of brand names :P


    edit: for instance: I don't consider Old Spice to be a heavyweight in the "fragrance industry," but I have to hand...
  88. Replies
    150
    Views
    51,119

    Re: NEW Dolce & Gabbana The one Gentleman

    Aaaaagggghhhhhhh....

    I've been wanting to get a bottle of D&G The One for the last few months, but couldn't bring myself to do so. Now this?!

    Cest Le Vie.
  89. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,593

    Re: Worst Axe advertisement ever

    I'm sitting here, wondering if the 5 people who posted in this thread watched and realized that this wasn't an actual Axe commercial, but rather a 7-year old toddler with a youtube account making an...
  90. Replies
    150
    Views
    51,119

    Re: NEW Dolce & Gabbana The one Gentleman

    Hmmm.. I have had a decant of The One for a while and have been very interested in getting a bottle of it myself. I'll be sure to keep a keen eye on this formulation when it comes out :)
  91. Re: My family questions my sexuality because I use Fragrance...

    In the opinion of a pre-adult ("adult," by my own personal definition) who lives on his own, I think that at the point where it no longer becomes "his choice" whether or not to stay with her.. at...
  92. John Varvatos Vintage as a gift for my father?

    Hey all,

    My father's birthday is coming up in June, and I was thinking about getting a bottle of Vintage for him. He's a top level engineer at DuPont, and has always worn Halston Z-14 aftershave...
  93. Replies
    55
    Views
    2,085

    Re: Are Armani Fragrances Overrated?

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj21/Yukant_Seame/u-mad1.jpg
  94. Replies
    49
    Views
    1,581

    Re: Fragrance house elimination game!

    Acqua di Parma (10)
    Amouage (12)
    Armani (8) [+1]
    Azzaro (10)
    By Kilian (10)
    Chanel (10)
    CDG (15)
    CK (7)
    Creed (11)
    Davidoff (6)
  95. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,955

    Re: How do you wear your fragrances?

    one on neck, one on chest, and occasionally on the wrists.
  96. Replies
    55
    Views
    2,085

    Re: Are Armani Fragrances Overrated?

    I understand the distaste of having a fragrance that many other people have, but I still wear Code and love it. It is a very unique scent and I've gotten more compliments on it than I can shake a...
  97. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,792

    Poll: Re: Fragrance type of guys

    Can't really vote. I play hockey and baseball, I hunt and go on outdoor trips a lot (backpacking, ect), I'm an artist and I play piano, I'm social when I have free time and a hardworking student at...
  98. Re: does your perfume changes with the season?

    Absolutely. My wardrobe is well divided into different uses.. A few fragrances I use in the fall / winter as daily wear, and others I use in the spring / summer. You wouldn't want to smell someone...
  99. Replies
    144
    Views
    12,032

    Re: Best Bottle Design in the Universe!

    http://www.faboverforty.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/by-kilian1.jpg
    http://secure.strawberrynet.com/Images/Products/05527536005.jpg...
  100. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,695

    Re: Number of sprays for a light aquatic

    /disagree completely. How many stories are in this forum about over-applying without realizing it? Your nose gets accustomed to the fragrance and you don't notice it any more, but everyone else in...
Results 1 to 100 of 163
Page 1 of 2 1 2