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    Default What do you wear when you can't decide what to wear?

    Ever have those days where you stand in front of your 'drobe looking at all your bottles & you just can't decide what you're in the mood for, so you throw on an old favorite/standby? What are the ones you wear in this instance? Mine are: CK one, CK be, TM Cologne, & Ken Cole Reaction.
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    My wardrobe isn't all that big, so I usually just have to throw a coin. Sometimes I roll a dice.

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    Happens to me practically every morning ... and it costs me money. I can't tell you how many times I've been late to work because I just can't decide.

    But depending on the season ... warmer weather it's M7 Fresh and D'Orange Verte Concentree when I can't decide. In cooler weather it's Brit and Cuiron.

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    I wear CK one also. But I usually look towards Echo or Curve, just frags I think are suitable to wear almost everyday cause they are no so special to me.

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    Lanvin L'Homme: I've never heard of anyone being offended by it.

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    This time of year its the trusty Dior-Homme-under-Bulgari-Black combo, but Burberry London is quickly becoming a frequent default. I've gone through about 95mls since mid-september.

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    Default Re: What do you wear when you can't decide what to wear?

    I usually wrestle with my decision until I get an answer or end up wearing nothing at all or just sampling something.

    For days when I have to leave the house and meet others, I choose from the following fail-safe choices:

    Warm weather - D&G Feminine, Halston Classic, Eau Sauvage, Caron Bellodgia, Crown Perfumery Eau de Quinine.

    Cold weather - Guerlain AA Winter Delice, Lagerfeld KL, Guerlain Shalimar parfum, Estee Lauder Youth Dew.

    All year round - Yardley Sandalwood, SL Fleurs d'Oranger, Guy Larouche Fidji, Gres Cabochard, Anna Sui Dreams, Guerlain Champs-Elysees.

    I have many more to choose from but these give me a wide enough varity to satisfy any mood and not offend others.

    Favourite (Winter) Crazy Combos

    Tabu + Orange Blossom * Hermes Rouge + Bellodgia* Voleur du Roses+ Rose Ispahan * Rasa Extreme + Paris * Wood Coffee + Cafe Noir *

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    These are all good "stand-by scents" in my wardrobe:
    Halston Catalyst for Men, Léonard pour Homme, Paul Sebastian (Original) for Men, Jean Pascal pour Homme, Eau Sauvage Extrême, Bulgari Black, The Dreamer, Equus (usually the eau de parfum version), Shalimar, Bois de Portugal, Havana/Havana Reserva
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    Gendarme usually.

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    Simple rule - If in doubt go for Guerlain. Always works for me .
    "Don’t try to be original. Be simple. Be good technically, and if there is something in you, it will come out. ” - Henri Matisse.

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    Millesime Imperial.


    My samples from NM are nearly gone. Must purchase bottle soon.



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    I have a few old faithfuls:

    Helmut Lang
    Etro Ambra
    Angel
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Black Cashmere, Bulgari Black or Dior Homme

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    Guerlain Vetiver

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    I rotate a lot, so I'm usually not in want of anything. I try to keep seasonal issues in mind. I have a stash of the first and second:

    1.) Balenciaga Pour Homme
    2.) Davidoff Relax
    3.) Shiseido Basala
    4.) Laura Biagiotti Roma Uomo
    5.) Ralph Lauren Safari for Women

    ~S.

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    Roma Uomo or Bulgari PH

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    GIT or Black XS

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    Eau des Merveilles and Mugler Coligne used to be my safe everyday scents when nothing else seemed right. But now that I wear LV Uomo every day...

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    Scream, close my eyes and point at them aimlessly to pick one up.
    Current Top 5

    1. Creed Aventus
    2. A*Men Pure Malt
    3. L'instant Extreme
    4. Nasomatto Duro
    5. CDG - Kyoto

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    Body Kouros

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    My Go To scent is Romance Silver by RL. I just Love this scent and get a fair share of compliments.....I just finished a botlle this morning.....time to crack open another one.....I have one waiting in the wings of course.
    Purple Label is another one that I receive BIG Compliments with.....This is my Compliment getter that's for sure.
    Gio is one that I will use more in the summer along with Zanzibar......
    Gary

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    Eau Sauvage or Guerlain Vetiver

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    If i think that making the choice will take me more than time than i want it to be, I just grab whatever is the closest and run away and make it work for the day.

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    It used to be CK One...
    Nowadays is definetely KC REACTION (gone in 60 seconds)

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    For me it would have to be Christian Dior's Eau Sauvage, Lorenzo Villoresi's Uomo. I always have an atomizer of Christian Dior's Bois D' Argent in my messenger bag for emergencies.
    "A great perfume is a work of art, it can lift our days, haunt our nights and create the milestones of our memories. Fragrance is liquid emotion. And that never goes out of fashion. " MICHAEL EDWARDS

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    When I cant decide, I usually go for

    Gendarme

    Totally inoffensive, even if you cake it on. I can't imagine using too much of this. I think I am going through it faster than anything I've owned!
    Lately I've been wearing:
    Windsor, Bois de Santal, Original Santal, Elixir, Douro, Endymion, Reflection, Arcus, Marwah

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    Mugler Cologne these days. It's easy to grab this bottle when I can't decide because it's so large and stands out -- plus I really like the scent.
    Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger.
    There is really nothing to be said about it.
    It is like the perfume of a rose: you can smell it and that is all.

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    Gotta be L'Eau d'Issey PH, or Paul Smith Extreme.


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    Coriolan or maybe GIT

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    For me it would be Aimez Moi, if I weren't conserving my decant until I can get more...this one has consistently made me feel wonderful - it feels like me.
    "Like a lobster with a pearl in its claw, the beet held the jasmine firmly without crushing or obscuring it. Beet lifted jasmine, the way a bullnecked partner lifts a ballerina, and the pair came on stage on citron's fluty cue. As if jasmine were a collection of beautiful paintings, beet hung it in the galleries of the nose, insured it against fire or theft, threw a party to celebrate it. Citron mailed the invitations." Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins p. 189

    What I am loving right now: Shalimar vintage extrait, Chanel Bois des Iles, Chanel no. 22, Le Labo Iris 39, Guerlain Iris Ganache

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    Zizanie (always makes me feel as if I were an 18th century marquis waiting for his sedan chair to take him off to some court fête); or Armani Code if I'm in a prowly mood.
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    Something I like a lot that I haven't worn in a long time!
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    i can always appreciate michael kors or gucci ph

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    "Smalto." Just Smalto. Vastly underrated scent; rarely discussed; perfect all the time.

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    Usually whatever Bulgari scent seems most appropriate at the time. Saying that, I've developed a close affinity to L'Eau d'Hiver by Malle this last month.

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    I didn't like it so much at first, but Davidoff Echo is really growing on me for this purpose. I'm starting to see it as the perfect sort of just plain, inoffensive, fresh, pleasent scent which suits day to day wearing. I like the synthetic nature to it as well.

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    I'd go with Gucci Envy

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    WHAT??!? Decide? No, I can't ... it's too ... EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!

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    G.I.T but getting to be an expensive habit!

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme!!
    Top faves: Aramis Devin,Balenciage PH,Zino Davidoff,Trussardi Uomo,BlackXS,Sybaris,Furyo,HoHangClub,Santos Sport,KriziaSpazio,CarverVetiverDry,GIT,AmberSulta n,TeaForTwo,Dzing.
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    Bulgari Black

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    During the summer, Monsieur Balmain

    Now, Caron Pour un homme

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    Creed Original Vetiver

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    used to be ck one , now versace man eau fraiche , need to buy something new that fit this category...

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    Bois des Îles. Never feels out of place.

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    Creed Green Irish Tweed

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    Whatever my hand grabs among the multitude of fragrances is what I wear on any given day.

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    nothing! It's nice to take a break from fragrance for a couple days. Breaks make it more exciting when I wear them again!

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    I usually decide the night before, but on those occasions that I get up and just want to go in a different direction it is Santala Noble.
    Five that I am enjoying right now

    1) Sel de Vetiver by The Different Company
    2) Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
    3) Bois des Iles by Chanel
    4) Devin by Aramis
    5) Coromandel by Chanel

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    Boss #6

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    Something blue or green.

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    My most reliable "go to" is Lanvin L'Homme Sport.

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    Nope. I don't stress over things like what I should wear. Usually I let the weather be a deciding factor

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    Kouros

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    Lucky You for men
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