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    Default Which scent gets the most compliments??

    I wonder which fragrances you receive the most compliments from.

    I know we wear our fragrances to lift our spirits or to compliment our mood on a particular day, but I also like to wear something that others will find appealing.

    I thought this would be an interesting thread....reactions from men and women to what you are wearing.

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    The scents I've gotten most compliments from by wearing is Angel(both men and women),Trouble(also both men and women) and finally Hypnotic Poison.That's mostly from men.

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    This is a question that pops up constantly everywhere so a boad search would be good.


    *As a general verdict*:
    the more familiar the audience is with a certain style the more likely they are to compliment you on what you're wearing. Easier things also get more compliments than difficult frags that one needs knowledge and a PhD to "get". Human nature.
    The place you're in and your entourage in general. The whole cultural references.

    To give an example, La Nuit de Paco Rabanne might be a compliment-getter if you ever meet Turin or someone like that, but forget it if you want to smell nice to your grocer or highschool friend. In case of latter RL Romance is more likely to get you positive thoughts.(I am saying this just as an example, doesn't mean anything, it's just an easy, light juice, don't hold me responsible)

    I get most complments on Opium myself, but lots of others as well, too many and varied to list.
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    Ozwald Boateng Red EdT and Burberry Brit (two compliments each ).

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    Pink Sugar!! It's Mr. Tinker's favorite & I've received compliments from people who hate perfume while wearing this.

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    On me Yohji has received the most compliments.
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."
    Currently wearing: Encre Noire by Lalique

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    Bvlgari Black

    Eau de Santal by Floris

    Daim Blond

    Edit to add: not sure if these project better than other things I wear or if they truly smell best on me relative to other fragrances.
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    Of the "women's" scents i have i was very complimented over these:

    Samsara
    Yardley's Narcissus
    Yardley's Lily of the Valley (i was once showered with compliments from women at an international meeting with this one)
    Yardley's Magnolia
    Avon's Today
    Happy Holiday by Clinique
    Theorema by fendi (extrait)
    Red Delicious for women by DKNY
    Aquaflore by Carolina Herrera
    Pleasures Exotic by EL
    Green Tea by EA

    so a lot! virtually all of the comments were from women!

    cheers

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    I wish you hadn't asked!

    The ones I used to get most complimented on don't exist anymore. (Well, I haven't been able to find them) Rose Jacqueminot (Coty) and Guerlain's Ode.

    Recently Theorema and Tommy Girl have gotten nice play. Maybe it's a "T" thing! :bounce:
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    I used to get lots of compliments with the Byblos original scent, the blue bottle with a brown cap. I wore this a lot during my college days.

    In recent years, I get a lot of compliments on Michael by Michael Kors and well as my recent purchase Jolie Madame.

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    kai in the summer.

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    Default Re: Which scent gets the most compliments??

    Quote Originally Posted by Taolady
    I wish you hadn't asked!

    The ones I used to get most complimented on don't exist anymore. (Well, I haven't been able to find them) Rose Jacqueminot (Coty) and Guerlain's Ode.

    Recently Theorema and Tommy Girl have gotten nice play. Maybe it's a "T" thing! :bounce:

    I don't know this lady but she claim's to have RJ by Coty . Her search engine doesn't work for me so I couldn't find Ode there but she has 18 pages of rare scents.


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    For me, it's Ysatis, LouLou, and Quelques Fleurs.

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    Lolita Lempicka (BF loves it), Trouble (everyone loves it), L'Instant (most recently) and Pierre de Lune.

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    I cannot wear Fleurs de Citronnier without a woman remarking, generally about how warm it smells. Every time the inquirer has asked me to write down the name of the fragrance.

    I cannot wear Ce Soir ou Jamais without positive notice from women and negative notice from men. So much for the traditional romantic notions associated with this now-or-never fragrance.

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    I've received many compliments on:
    Hypnotic Poison (men and women)
    L'Instant de Guerlain (mostly women)
    Samsara (men but mostly women)
    Dior Addict (mostly men)
    Aimez-Moi (men and women)
    Prada (mostly men)
    Gaultier² (mostly men)
    Hypnôse (mostly men)
    Mauboussin (mostly men)
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    I am really enjoying reading through this thread!

    I placed an order for some samples today and have included many of the ones you all have mentioned!

    I can see how one could easily get addicted....I'm enjoying sampling so much!

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    Default Re: Which scent gets the most compliments??

    i usually get the most compliments when I wear Angel, Samsara, Pink Suger, Lolita Lempicka, Flowerbomb and Hanae Mori.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lightninrod
    I don't know this lady but she claims to have RJ by Coty . Her search engine doesn't work for me so I couldn't find Ode there but she has 18 pages of rare scents.Dan
    She certainly does...no Ode - which I lost out on on eBay (sob) - but I did indulge in the RJ :bounceafter all, I owed it to myself, losing the Ode and all)... for which MANY THANKS!! and lots of guns and $$$ but no lawyers!!!

    Anticipate many compliments again....but I gotta tell ya, after today, New York is right up there!!
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    So glad I could be of help young Lady

    Dan
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    My number one compliment magnet? Angel! I have received too many to keep track of compliments over the years with Angel; from strangers, friends, family, co-workers, you name it ...

    BTW, I wore Le Baiser du Dragon today, and got FOUR compliments, maybe a new record for me for compliments in a day
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Re: Le Baiser du Dragon - I just ordered a sample today. I admit I am a little afraid of this one. I sniffed it at Saks and didn't know quite what to make of it. I have read so many great things about it here. I read that it needs 1/2 hour on your skin before it gets really warm.

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    Coco is the most reliable for me... whenever I wear it, my boyfriend perks up and asks what I've put on. Shalimar, Angel and Je Reviens all have the same effect, though not quite so much. The boy likes vanilla.


    Narcisse Noir, Omnia, Mitsouko and Fracas, on the other hand, I practically have to hide. My boyfriend can't stand them, and none of them are really work-suitable, so I have to find a perfect time and space to indulge myself.

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    Hanae Mori EDT (pink butterfly) - has received compliments from men
    D&G Sicily - from women
    Philosophy Amazing Grace - from women
    Stella EDP - from men and women
    Prada EDP - from men and women

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    by far **Fleurs d 'Oranger** by Serge Lutens (men compliments - they love it!)

    also Clair de Musc by Serge lutens (men and women)

    Tubereuse de Caron (men)

    En Avion (men over 40+)

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    Chanel No. 19.

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    Chanel No.19, Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant, Fresh Scents by Terri Zoe, Maison De La Vanille Vanille Noir Du Mexique - hubby has complemented me on all of these.

    D&G Feminine - from a younger man.
    Gucci Envy Me 2 - from women and men.
    NR For Her - from women.
    Ghost Cherish - from women.
    Lancome Hypnose - from men.

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    I always like and compliment the one woman at work that wears Angel. She smells SO GOOD! I love my A*Men too


    Dan
    "We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force." Ayn Rand...

    "The essence of fascism is to make laws forbidding everything and then enforce them selectively against your enemies."

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    Narciso Rodriguez for Her, from men and women, (as in you smell outstanding,
    that fragrance is hypnotic... could you wear that one again soon?)

    Fleur d'Oranger both men and women, perhaps more from women

    Aimez Moi, from men

    Tabac Blond on the other hand is one I have to wear in private or when I don't care what others think...but I love it.
    "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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    Reasently:
    J´Adore - from men and women
    City Glam - from women
    Ralph Hot - from men
    Cristobal - from women
    Gucci EdP II - from women
    L´Instant - from women

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