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    Thumbs up all purpose "anytime" fragrances - your top 2

    seattlelight started a thread in the Female Forum that I think is a great idea.

    As an ode to her, I am blatantly ripping it off for the Men's Forum.

    To quote seattlelight "You know the ones I'm talking about - weekend, work, out to dinner, home alone - the frags you wear when you don't have time to put a lot of thought into it - like the fragrance equivalent of a white shirt - goes with anything, anywhere, anytime."

    My top two "go with anything" fragrances are: Chanel Pour Monsieur and Azzaro Pour Homme.
    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, ...... I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost

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    For these occasions I usually pick Bvlgari Black or Divine l'Homme de Cœur. During summer it's usually l'Artisan l'Eau de l'Artisan or Comme des Garçons Odeur 53.

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    For me, it's either Mugler Cologne or Narciso Rodriguez for Him.
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    I usually fall back on either Tea for Two, which I could wear every day in any situation, and Geir.

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    My all-purpose frag is definitely Gucci Envy.
    BNIB: Pure Malt, Floris Vetiver, LIDGE, Bentley Intense, DH, Vintage Rive Gauche pH, M7 gel, Roma (women's), Obsession, etc.:
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    Mine are YSL L'Homme and ST Dupont L'eau.

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    I prefer definitly Duro from Nasomatto. And second is Tom Ford for men.

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    Without doubt: Eau de Rochas Pour Homme and Loewe Pour Homme.

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    "Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme"
    If I want to add a second in this list, it would be "Terre D'Hermes"

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    1) Aqua di Palma Colonia
    2) Dunhill Edition

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    LV ~ Uomo
    Gendarme EDP
    Escentric 01

    I know thats three...deal with it! I can't decide.

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    Rive Gauche Pour Homme by YSL
    Rose 31 by Le Labo
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    Lui by Rochas
    Versus by Versace
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    Dia and Yerbamate

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    1) Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2) Polo Explorer

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    I have a lot more than 2 anytime fragrances but I'll say.. Unforgivable by Sean John and Allure by Chanel

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    Jo Malone's WILD FIG & CASSIS and Tom Ford for Men

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    The ultimate barber shop scent: Jaipur
    The ultimate perfect for work or play: Carven pour Homme

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    I'm just getting into this, but currently:

    CdG: Avignon

    Knize: Knize Ten

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    moved
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    "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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    These two are my favorites for anytime:

    Jill Sander - Sander for Men. Very fresh and uplifting and NOT "aqua"!

    Gendarme 20 - clean, fresh... easy wearing...
    "Faites des bêtises, mais faites les avec enthousiasme !" Colette

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    Platinum Egoiste
    Eau Sauvage

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    Caron Third Man when I want something sweet and Terre d'Hermes when I don't.
    My current top 10: Richard James; Clive Christian No. 1 for Men; L'Artisan Voleur de Roses; Creed Aventus, Erolfa, Santal Imperial, Virgin Island Water, and Windsor; Serge Lutens Chergui and Gris Clair

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    Eau Sauvage and Silver Mountain Water
    You are not your perfume.

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    Acqua di Parma, Bvlgari Pour Homme
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

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    Dunhill for Men (1934) and Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir
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    and Lanvin L'Homme

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    I add Carven Homme and the beautiful Versace L'Homme as my second choice.
    Last edited by fraddicted; 16th November 2007 at 02:03 PM. Reason: mistaken reference

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    Armand Basi

    Honorable mention:
    Montana Parfum D'Homme
    Last edited by KMF; 16th November 2007 at 02:47 AM.

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    Hermes Eau D'Orange Verte
    Creed Erofla


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicolas V View Post
    Eau Sauvage and Silver Mountain Water
    I think we have similar tastes:

    Goutal's Eau du Sud and Silver Mountain Water.

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    who knows
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    I have a couple....
    1. Colonia and Colonia Assoluta by Acqua di Parma
    2. Gio and Code Pour Homme by Armani, Diesel Fuel for Life
    3. Aqua Motu by CSP
    4. GIT by Creed
    5. Purple Label by RL
    6. Romance Silver by RL
    7. Odeur 53 and 71 by Comme des Garcons
    8. Polo Black, Polo Blue and Polo Sport by RL
    9. Erolfa and Neroli Savauge by Creed
    10. Any of the Emporio Armani scents for Men
    I would also like to mention Aqva by Bvlgari, Mania Pour Homme by Armani, Zanzibar by Van Cleef and Arpels.
    I'm sorry that I could not list just 2......I have more but will not list them......I'll save them for another time.
    Also.....I wanted to list my Armani Prive scents because they are my BIG TIME FAVES, but I only use these for those special times and events........Gary

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    I'll give you three: Guerlain Vetiver, Francesco Smalto PH and Hermes Equipage.

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    Burberry London
    Salvatore Ferragamo PH
    YSL Rive Gauche
    Christian Dior Fahrenheit
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Gucci PH

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    Rive Gauche
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    ck truth and mugler cologne, yo.
    current favourites: guerlain vetiver, trumper eucris, adp colonia
    latest swag: cdg man2, lolita lempicka au masculin
    next buys: keiko mecheri oliban, michael by michael kors

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    My top 2: Halston Unbound, and Tabac Original....I can handle most of my occasions with those two.
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    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Bois du Portugal

    I have a bottle in my wardrobe at all times.

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    1) Escada homme
    2) Cool water

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    GIT and Carven Homme, my SOTD.
    "I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

    Current Rotation: Terre D'Hermes, Boucheron PH, Villoresi Uomo, Green Irish Tweed, Chanel PMC, Gucci PH, Floris Santal, Carven Homme, Dunhill '34, PI by Givenchy, Parfums de Nicolai New York

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    Another vote for Eau de Rochas Homme, though somehow I can't wear it everyday.
    Chaleur D'Animale is the one I use the most.
    Also used Clinique Happy only the after shave Balm a lot but now it is so hard to find !
    Last edited by ISmellGood; 16th November 2007 at 04:20 PM.

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    GIT
    Rive Gauche.

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    Divine l'Homme de Coeur and Bvlgari Au The Rouge

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    Quote Originally Posted by msi_21 View Post
    "Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme"
    If I want to add a second in this list, it would be "Terre D'Hermes"
    I agree 100%

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    Guerlain Vetiver
    Rive Gauche

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    L'Homme de Coeur and LV Uomo.

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    Aqua Di Gio by Armani
    Voyage by Nautica

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    I've narrowed it down to Bvlgari Black and Clinique Happy.
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    Terre d'Hermes
    Roger&Gallet L'Homme Essentiel
    Burberry London (only in cooler weather)
    Bois 1920 Classic
    Polo Explorer--I find it very wearable in spite of lackluster reaction on Basenotes etc.

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    Kiton Men

    GIT

    Mugler Colonge

    Paul Smith Storey
    Last edited by Scentologist; 18th November 2007 at 04:59 AM.

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    Mugler Cologne and Bvlgari Aqva

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