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  1. #1
    nearfantastica
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    What would you basenotes junkies rank as your top choices in the following categories (I aplogize in advance if this thread is a rehash, but we have a lot of new members, and I'd like to see their input!) For you elitists rolling your eyes.. kindly move along.

    Fave Designer: M7
    Fave Niche: Musc Ravageur
    Fave Oriental: Obsession
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: L'eau par Kenzo/Nicole Miller/Samourai
    Fave Gourmand: Arpege/Lolita Lempicka AM
    Fave Wood: Azzaro Visit
    Fave Modern Scent: John Varvatos
    Fave Old School Scent: Polo Crest
    Fave Casual: Burberry Brit
    Fave Formal: Havana
    Fave Romantic: D&G By/ Rochas Man

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    Quote Originally Posted by nearfantastica
    What would you basenotes junkies rank as your top choices in the following categories (I aplogize in advance if this thread is a rehash, but we have a lot of new members, and I'd like to see their input!) For you elitists rolling your eyes.. kindly move along.

    Fave Designer: M7
    Fave Niche: Musc Ravageur
    Fave Oriental: Obsession
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: L'eau par Kenzo/Nicole Miller/Samourai
    Fave Gourmand: Arpege/Lolita Lempicka AM
    Fave Wood: Azzaro Visit
    Fave Modern Scent: John Varvatos
    Fave Old School Scent: Polo Crest
    Fave Casual: Burberry Brit
    Fave Formal: Havana
    Fave Romantic: D&G By/ Rochas Man
    Fave Designer: Chanel Egoiste
    Fave Niche: Chergui
    Fave Oriental: Chergui/Fumerie Turque
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Millesime Imperial
    Fave Gourmand: Lolita Lempicka
    Fave Wood: Tam Dao, CdG Palisander
    Fave Modern Scent: not exactly sure what you mean by "modern" but as far as newer releases I'd say Andy Tauer Lonestar Memories
    Fave Old School Scent: Caron Pour un Homme, D'Orsay Le Dandy
    Fave Casual: Bulgari PH, Gendarme 20
    Fave Formal: Cartier Must Essence
    Fave Romantic: Chergui/Fumerie Turque
    Current faves: CdG White, Amouage Dia, Millesime Imperial, Miller Harris Terre de Bois

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    I am a simple person and I like to keep my frags fairly simple

    Fave Designer: Calvin Klein (don't blame me, liked his minimalism and think his scents were great expressions of the spirit of the times).

    Fave Niche: Gendarme, Diptyque

    Fave Oriental: Code PH GA

    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Aqua Motu/M7 fresh/Kenzo PH/Clean Men/Gendarme/Mugler Cologne

    Fave Gourmand: A*Men

    Fave Wood: Tam Dao/CdG 2

    Fave Modern Scent: Rive Gauche

    Fave Old School Scent: Live Jazz

    Fave Casual: Pleasures men EL/Eternity/Live jazz

    Fave Formal: Dior PH

    Fave Romantic: still looking for one
    Last edited by perfectscent; 28th July 2006 at 01:35 PM.

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    Fave Designer: Chanel Antaeus
    Fave Niche: Avignon (CdG is niche, right?)
    Fave Oriental: I Kouros an oriental? If not, then Jaipur
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Live Jazz
    Fave Gourmand: I can't stand gourmands for the most part
    Fave Wood: CdG Sequoia
    Fave Modern Scent: Gaultier2
    Fave Old School Scent: Knize Ten
    Fave Casual: Rive Gauche
    Fave Formal: Antaeus
    Fave Romantic: winter=Basala, summer=Platinum Egoiste


    These are all subject to change without notice, of course.

    -ben
    Nihil Obstat Ben


    [url=http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/1883]My Wardrobe[/url]

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    Designer: Bvlgari Black
    Niche: Tea for Two
    Aquatic, Citrus, Fresh: YSL PH
    Gourmand: A-Men
    Wood: BDP
    Modern: Gucci PH
    Old School: Azzaro PH
    Casual: Drakkar
    Formal: Vintage Tabarome
    Romantic: Dolce Gabbana PH

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    Fave Designer:

    Fave Niche: Geir

    Fave Oriental: Chergui

    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Bulgari Aqua

    Fave Gourmand: A*Men

    Fave Wood: Does Envy have enough wood to count here?

    Fave Modern Scent: Terre D'Hermes

    Fave Old School Scent: Live Jazz

    Fave Casual: Live Jazz/Bulgari Aqua

    Fave Formal: Envy/Geir

    Fave Romantic: L'Air du Desert Morocain/Yang

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    Fave Designer: Burberry Brit/Dior Bois d'Argent (tie)
    Fave Niche: Serge Lutens Fumerie Turque
    Fave Oriental: Must de Cartier Essence
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Hermes D'Orange Verte Concentre
    Fave Gourmand: Escada Casual Friday
    Fave Wood: Heeley Eau de Cedre
    Fave Modern Scent: Ulrich Lang Anvers
    Fave Old School Scent: Cartier Santos eau de Sport
    Fave Casual: Versace Black Jeans
    Fave Formal: Aramis Havana
    Fave Romantic: good ol' Pierre Cardin EDC

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    Fave Designer: Gucci Pour Homme
    Fave Niche: Stardust for Men, by Parfums Llewelyn
    Fave Oriental: Caron Third Man
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Fave Gourmand: Hanae Mori HM EdP
    Fave Wood: Diptyque Tam Dao
    Fave Modern Scent: Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Fave Old School Scent: Creed Vintage Tabarome
    Fave Casual: Guerlain Vetiver
    Fave Formal: Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955)
    Fave Romantic: Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur

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    Fave Designer: Allure Homme
    Fave Niche: L'eau d'Hiver (BdP is the real one but I'll use that for formal instead)
    Fave Oriental: Cannabis Santal
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Mugler Cologne
    Fave Gourmand: Body Kouros
    Fave Wood: Nemo
    Fave Modern Scent: Diesel Plus Plus
    Fave Old School Scent: Gucci Pour Homme
    Fave Casual: Guerlain Vetiver
    Fave Formal: Bois du Portugal
    Fave Romantic: Musc Ravageur

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    Fave Designer: Dior Homme
    Fave Niche: Chergui
    Fave Oriental: Dzing!
    Fave Fresh: Gendarme
    Fave Gourmand: A*Men
    Fave Wood: Art of Shaving Sandalwood
    Fave Casual: Philosykos
    Fave Formal: L'Occitane Vetyver
    Fave Romantic: Musc Ravageur
    Fave Modern Scent: Rive Gauche pour Homme
    Fave Old School Scent: Patou Pour Homme

    -Slim

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    Fave Designer: Dior
    Fave Niche: Bois D'Argent
    Fave Oriental: RELAX!!
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Nightflight
    Fave Gourmand: Hanae Mori HM EDP
    Fave Wood: Oak or Cherry....
    Fave Modern Scent: Silver Shadow
    Fave Old School Scent: Chanel Pour Monisuer Concentree
    Fave Casual: Hanae Mori/Geir
    Fave Formal: Opium Pour Homme EDP
    Fave Romantic: Pi, Envy

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    Fave Designer: Yohji
    Fave Niche: Borneo 1834 and Fumerie Turque
    Fave Oriental: Shalimar
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Préparation Parfumée/CdG Soda/Live Jazz
    Fave Gourmand: Angel and A*Men
    Fave Wood: Un Bois Sépia
    Fave Modern Scent: Folavril and Timbuktu
    Fave Old School Scent: Mitsouko
    Fave Casual: Omnia and Helmut Lang
    Fave Formal: Narcisse Noir and Nuit de Noël
    Fave Romantic: L'Heure Bleue
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Fave Designer: Kouros
    Fave Niche: ----No Niche experience ----
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: AdG
    Fave Gourmand: A*Men
    Fave Wood: Gucci PH
    Fave Modern Scent: Armani Code
    Fave Old School Scent: Guerlain Vetiver
    Fave Casual: Azzaro Visit
    Fave Formal: Antaeus
    Fave Romantic: Pi

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    Fave Designer: Bulgari Black
    Fave Niche: Santal Noble
    Fave Oriental: Minotaure
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: I'll get back to you on that . . .
    Fave Gourmand: Habit Rouge ( Well, it's gourmand to me. Think lemon sherbert )
    Fave Wood: Antaeus
    Fave Modern Scent: Himalaya
    Fave Old School Scent: Royal English Leather
    Fave Casual: Le Roy Soleil Homme
    Fave Formal: Dunhill '34
    Fave Romantic: Nicole Miller for Men
    Fave Freedom: Guerlian Vetiver
    Fave Floral/Dandy: Anucci Man
    Fave Macho Man: Tuscany/Etruscan
    Fave Perverted Barbarian: Muscs Kublai Khan
    Fave Clubbing: John Varvatos
    Fave Funky: The Baron
    Fave Bay Rum with Tobacco: Havana
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    Fave Designer: Boucheron Jaipur Homme
    Fave Niche: Diptyque Philosykos
    Fave Oriental: Chanel Egoiste
    Fave Citrus/fresh: Czech & Speake Neroli
    Fave Gourmand: Dior Homme
    Fave Wood: Chanel Bois des Iles
    Fave Modern Scent: Serge Lutens Chergui
    Fave Old School Scent: Caron Pour un Homme
    Fave Casual: Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
    Fave Formal: Chanel Antaeus
    Fave Romantic: Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan

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    Favorite Designer: Gucci pour Homme
    Favorite Niche: L'Artisan Tea for Two
    Favorite Oriental: L'Instant
    Favorite Citrus/fresh: Creed Neroli Sauvage
    Favorite Gourmand: Dior Homme
    Favorite Wood: Santal Noble
    Favorite Modern Scent: Serge Lutens Chergui
    Faveorite Old School Scent: Frankinscense and Myrhh
    Favorite Casual: Mechant Loup
    Favorite Formal: Geir
    Favorite Romantic: Tea for Two/Dior Homme

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    At this moment: (tomorrow never knows)
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    Fave Niche: Creed Erolfa
    Fave Oriental: S.T. Dupont Signature
    Fave Fresh: Davidoff Echo
    Fave Gourmand: Guerlain L'Instant
    Fave Wood: Gucci pour homme
    Fave Casual: Versace Metal Jeans
    Fave Formal: Trussardi Uomo
    Fave Romantic: Gucci Envy
    Fave Modern Scent: Polo Black
    Fave Old School Scent: Jacomo de Jacomo

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    Fave Designer: Eau des Merveilles
    Fave Niche: L'Homme de Coeur
    Fave Oriental: Musc Ravageur
    Fave Fresh: GFT
    Fave Wood: Santal Noble
    Fave Green: Vetiver Extraordinnaire
    Fave Spicy: L'Homme Sage
    Fave Casual: LV Uomo
    Fave Formal: New York
    Fave Romantic: LV Musk
    Fave scent that didn't fit in the above list: Yerbamate

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    Fave Designer: Fahrenheit

    Fave Niche: Himalaya

    Fave Oriental: Gucci-Envy

    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Chanel Allure Sport

    Fave Gourmand: TM Angel A*men

    Fave Wood: YSL Rive Guache

    Fave Modern Scent: TM Cologne

    Fave Old School Scent: Chanel Antaeus?

    Fave Casual: Dolce&Gabbana Blue bottle for men

    Fave Formal: Creed Tabarome

    Fave Romantic:Chanel Allure Homme

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thrax
    Fave Designer: Dior
    Fave Niche: Bois D'Argent
    Fave Oriental: RELAX!!
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Nightflight
    Fave Gourmand: Hanae Mori HM EDP
    Fave Wood: Oak or Cherry....
    Fave Modern Scent: Silver Shadow
    Fave Old School Scent: Chanel Pour Monisuer Concentree
    Fave Casual: Hanae Mori/Geir
    Fave Formal: Opium Pour Homme EDP
    Fave Romantic: Pi, Envy

    Nightflight?)))and your fav wood,oak or cherry..))))))))

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    Fave Designer: Creed
    Fave Niche: Ava Luxe Cafe Noir
    Fave Oriental: I still have trouble categorizing orientals
    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: L'eau par Kenzo
    Fave Gourmand: A*men
    Fave Wood: Azzaro Visit
    Fave Modern Scent: Green Valley
    Fave Old School Scent: Trophee Lancome
    Fave Casual: Vera Wang
    Fave Formal: Bois du Portugal
    Fave Romantic: Acqua Brasilis
    Lately I've been wearing:
    Windsor, Bois de Santal, Original Santal, Elixir, Douro, Endymion, Reflection, Arcus, Marwah

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    Fave Designer: Givenchy Gentleman
    Fave Niche: Voleur de Roses/L'Ombre dans l'Eau
    Fave Oriental: Opium PH edp
    Fave Citrus: Hadrien Absolu
    Fave Gourmand: A*Men
    Fave Wood: Bois du Portugal
    Fave Modern Scent: CdG 2 edt
    Fave Old School Scent: Acqua di Parma
    Fave Casual: Guerlain Vetiver
    Fave Formal: Bois du Portugal
    Fave Romantic: Caron 3ème Homme

    Those are the ones that occur to me now.
    --Chris
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Fave Designer: Calvin Klein

    Fave Niche: MPG Eau des Iles

    Fave Oriental: Eau Des Iles

    Fave Aquatic/citrus/fresh: Green Irish Tweed

    Fave Gourmand: Eau Des Iles, if you consider coffee

    Fave Wood: Miller Harris Feuilles de Tabac is primarily tobacco, but it has a creamy ambery drydown, but not heavy on the wood.

    Fave Modern Scent:

    Fave Old School Scent:

    Fave Casual: Green Irish Tweed

    Fave Formal: Fumerie Turque

    Fave Romantic: Well, wife would go with Miller Harris Feuilles de Tabac, but I would choose Fumerie Turque.

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