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    nearfantastica
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    Default layering question...

    Maybe some of the more creative basnoters could give me some suggestions..

    I just procured a bottle of Kiehl's musk and though I don't dislike it, I find it a tad on the bland side. Based on my wardrobe, can anyone suggest something that might be a good layering fragrance with the musk? I have considered Lomani Ignition..but I worry about it becoming too sweet and overly feminine smelling. Would something dry and woodsy work?

    Any suggestions appreciated.

    PS. I'm also finding my Gucci PH rather dry as of late.. anything you'd layer it with to kickstart my interest in it? I used to love it..but I just find it dry dry dry.. <which used to be the appeal>

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: layering question...

    Anthony- why not try the Gucci with the Kiehl's? You have nothing to lose. Lomani Ignition is a very sweet frag that would overpower almost any other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nearfantastica
    Maybe some of the more creative basnoters could give me some suggestions..

    I just procured a bottle of Kiehl's musk and though I don't dislike it, I find it a tad on the bland side. Based on my wardrobe, can anyone suggest something that might be a good layering fragrance with the musk? I have considered Lomani Ignition..but I worry about it becoming too sweet and overly feminine smelling. Would something dry and woodsy work?

    Any suggestions appreciated.

    PS. I'm also finding my Gucci PH rather dry as of late.. anything you'd layer it with to kickstart my interest in it? I used to love it..but I just find it dry dry dry.. <which used to be the appeal>

    Thanks in advance.

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    Default Re: layering question...

    Quote Originally Posted by stuigi
    Anthony- why not try the Gucci with the Kiehl's? You have nothing to lose. Lomani Ignition is a very sweet frag that would overpower almost any other.

    Stu...

    I mixed the Gucci and Kiehl's... initially it smelled a little like Montale's Greyland.. after five minutes it smells like Mkk's unhygenic brother. Wow, I've got to wear this stuff out! Nyah.... there is "actually" a cat urine hint to this... and I've never noticed one in a frag before.

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    My own very amatuerish suggestion would be Michael Kors.

    Ah, If I only had Michael Kors. Good suggestion though! I'm wondering what M7 might smell like musked up. If you all don't hear from me after this evening..you'll know why

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    Default Re: layering question...

    I don't layer much and Kiehl's has never done a lot for me but it has its positive attributes. Within your wardrobe I'd layer it with Antaeus (seems appropriate), Dior Homme (could be very intriguing), M7 (to enhance/blend with the already prominent musky drydown) or Terre d'Hermès - it has no musk so adding some might be interesting. It was intended to smell like bodies after lovemaking so the musk could just enhance that.
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    Default Re: layering question...

    What about Bowling Green (from your wardrobe)..?

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    Bowling Green and musk: nice.. makes the harsh citrus a little more velvety..although the tang seems to mask the musk (I'd have to add more)

    M7 and Musk: Wow, a skanky M7. This sexy fragrance just got sexier. Quite impressed with these results

    Antaeus and Musk: Quite nice as well, actually.. the musk seems to bring out the honey note quicker..and makes it more pronounced.. almost Serge Lutens like...

    Maybe this Kiehls will be better for me than I had originally thought

    Thanks for the sugs. folks.

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    Default Re: layering question...

    Quote Originally Posted by nearfantastica
    M7 and Musk: Wow, a skanky M7. This sexy fragrance just got sexier. Quite impressed with these results
    It's funny, I was just pondering over a bottle of Kiehl's Musk @ TJ Maxx over the weekend. I like it...but I too find it a bit boring by itself. But the combo of M7 and Kiehl's has me intrigued now!!! This sounds like something right up my alley!!!
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    Try layering the Musk and Dior Homme.
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    I find Heritage has a faint muskiness which may be augmented by the Kiehl's.

    I'd put a sweet one like Chergui with Gucci PH dryness. (I personally love Chergui with Vintage Tabarome, another very dry frag)

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    Default Re: layering question...

    My crazy suggestions:

    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + AG Sables
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Balenciaga Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Aramis JHL
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Aramis Havana
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + CK Obsession For Men
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + CK Obsession Night For Men
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Dior Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Chanel Allure pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Creed Bois du Portugal
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Creed Ambre Canelle
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Costume National Scent Intense
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + By Dolce & Gabbana Man
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Escada Casual Friday
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Etro Etra
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Gucci Envy For Men
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Gucci Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + YSL M7
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Guerlain Habit Rouge
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Guerlain Heritage
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Kenzo Jungle Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Lagerfeld KL Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + L'Artisan Premier Figuier
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Lagerfeld Classic
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Lolita Lempicka au Masculin
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Serge Lutens Chergui
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Rochas Man
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Paul Smith London For Men
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Paloma Picasso Minotaure
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + YSL Body Kouros
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + YR Nature Milleniare Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + YSL Live Jazz
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Romeo Gigli By Romeo Gigli
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Marc Jacobs For Men
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Paco Rabanne Tenere
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Laura Biagiotti Tempore Pour Homme
    Kiehls Original Musk #1 + Lanvin Arpege Pour Homme


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    Kiehl's Original Musk and Kouros Cologne Sport...I tried layering them and it smells like a bar of soap...just can't figure out which one. smells good though!

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