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    Here's what the men listed for the most attractive fragrance on a woman so far

    Acqua di Parma
    Alexander McQueen: Kingdom
    Amouage: Eau de Amouage
    Anna Sui
    Aqualina: Pink Sugar
    Ava Luxe: Kama, Kama Extreme, Rasa, Rasa Extreme, Ambra Tibet, Madame X
    Biehl Parfumkunstwerke: Arturetto Landi
    Bond No. 9: Fire Island, Chinatown, New Haarlem, West Side, Nuits de Noho
    Borghese: Il Bacio
    Boucheron: Trouble
    Britney Spears: Fantasy
    Bulgari: Black
    Caron: Parfum Sacre, Tabac Blonde
    Chanel: No. 5, Coco, Coco Mademoiselle, Bois Des Iles, Allure Sensuelle
    Christian Dior: Diorissimo, Addict, Miss Dior
    Clinique: Aromatics Elizer
    Comme des Garcons: Kyoto
    Creed: Silver Mountain Water, Angelique Encens, Fleurissimo, Virgin Island Water, Musc Ravageur, Spring Flowers
    de Gres: Cabotine
    Diptyque: Jardin Clos, Do Son, Tam Dao
    DKNY: Be Delicious
    Dolce & Gabbana: Light Blue
    Donna Karan: Black Cashmere, Gold
    Ellen Tracy: Imagine Shimmer, Limited edition by Linda Allard
    Frederic Malle: Le Parfum de Therese, Carnal Flower, En Passant
    Fendi: Fendi (Donna)
    Givency: Amarige, Organza, Ysatis
    Gucci: Envy, Envy Me, Accenti, Rush, Pour Homme
    Guerlain: Shalimar, Samsara, Habit Rouge
    Herrera: 212
    Hermes: 24 Faubourg
    Houbigant: Duc de Vervins
    Jalaine: Silk
    Jean Patou: Prive (pour homme)
    Jean Paul Gaultier: Classique, Gaultier 2
    Jo Malone: Tuberose
    Keiko Mecheri: Loukhoum
    Kenzo: Flower, Flower Le Parfum
    Le Labo: Jasmin 17
    L'Artisan: Saffron Troublant, Mandarine Tout Simplement
    Lolita Lempika: Au Masculin
    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier: Tubereuse
    Montale: Patchouli Leaves, Soleil di Capri
    Nanadebary: Pink
    Nina Ricci: Love in Paris, L'air du Temps
    Parfums Delrae: Amoureuse
    Profumum: Fiore d'Ambra
    Ralph Lauren: Ralph, Blue
    Robert Piguet: Bandit
    Rochas: Byzance
    Serge Lutens: Arabie, Chergui, Ambre Sultan, Vetiver Oriental
    Stella McCartney: Stella In Two
    Thierry Mugler: Angel
    Versace: Blonde
    Yves St. Laurent: Champagne, M7, Opium, Rive Gauche


    Quite a variety! I guess that means it all comes down to personal preference. C'est la vie.
    Last edited by bernat; 10th November 2007 at 04:23 PM. Reason: added frags

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    Coco Mademoiselle and Creed Spring Flowers for my lady

    Sam

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    i'm waiting for the edit to include cdg kyoto.
    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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    Default Re: What the men say:

    Thank you for asking the question and providing the synopsis! That list contains numerous frags that I've tried and given away. Looking over the list makes me more aware of why I wear and prefer certain frags.

    I'm more of a "green", "woodsy", "citrus", "lavender" and "vetiver" girl, and I receive many compliments on those types of scents - I think because they contrast well with my appearance, smelling cool, clean, and sporty. The florals, ambers, orientals, etc, are just too warm and predictable for me most of the time, based on my size and coloring (petite, dark hair and eyes) and don't add much to my presence. There are a few exceptions, of course (24 Faubourg, e.g.).

    Thanks again for the information!

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    Bond No.9 West Side
    Montale Soleil di Capri
    Serge Lutens Chergui, Ambre Sultan
    JPG Gaultier2
    BRITNEY SPEARS FANTASY

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    Quote Originally Posted by somethinpositiv View Post
    Bond No.9 West Side

    BRITNEY SPEARS FANTASY



    blleeeeeeaaaaaaarrrrrrggghhhhhh!!!






    (he he I just can't pass up any chance to take a swipe at Brit Brit or Paris.)
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    According to l'internet, men supposedly prefer "baking smells" like cinnamon and vanilla.
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    Link to a sciencey article on fragrance preference...http://beheco.oxfordjournals.org/cgi.../full/12/2/140
    Last edited by bernat; 9th November 2007 at 06:58 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    I Love when my Wife wears Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolf, Armani Code for Women and Romance for Women. I also Love Chanel No.5, Creeds Spring Flowers, Champs Elysees by Guerlain, Petite Cherie by Annick Goutal, 5th Avenue by Arden and Angel by TM.
    I also am very fond of Sensi and Mania by Giorgio Armani....Sensi White notes and Dior's Forever and Ever will always have a place in my Heart.
    Out of all these scents.....Flower Bomb is the Bomb that's for sure.....
    Gary

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    My husband would prefer someone who can cook well and doesn't smell like a box of donuts. I cannot imagine what would be sexy about smelling like an artificial cinnamon bun, just make some real ones and stick on some ylang ylang.

    Champs Elysees - I have that on my list and with all these sales going on, I keep forgetting about it.
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    Default Re: What the men say:

    Quote Originally Posted by bernat View Post
    According to l'internet, men supposedly prefer "baking smells" like cinnamon and vanilla.
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    Link to a sciencey article on fragrance preference...http://beheco.oxfordjournals.org/cgi.../full/12/2/140
    I like vanilla, but find tuberose, gardenia, rose, musks, and amber more sensual and arousing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by somethinpositiv View Post
    BRITNEY SPEARS FANTASY
    So that one does get some love eh? Hate britters but love that perfume (appeals to my big sweet tooth) Biggest compliment getter too

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    Oh yeah, really gets the juices flowing... even though I smell it more than any other perfume, forget originality, it's much too hott...

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    My husband would like to add:

    -Kenzo Flower
    -Kenzo Flower Le Parfum
    -Ellen Tracy Imagine Shimmer
    -DKNY Be Delicious
    -L'Artisan Saffron Troublant
    -L'Artisan Mandarine Tout Simplement
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    Will cave in on him by and by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bernat View Post
    ....Link to a sciencey article on fragrance preference...http://beheco.oxfordjournals.org/cgi.../full/12/2/140
    Thanx Bernat - fascinating reading. Especially the part about preference switching when The Pill is involved. I've always thought hormones play a HUGE part in what we think our noses are telling us.....
    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taolady View Post
    Thanx Bernat - fascinating reading. Especially the part about preference switching when The Pill is involved. I've always thought hormones play a HUGE part in what we think our noses are telling us.....

    Our female chemistry does change like the moon and the tides, whether we take the pill or not, and things smell differently to us and on us, depending. Some people are more sensitive to it than others, but I always noticed it.

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    Default Re: What the men say:

    ***Added fragrances listed throughout thread to first post.

    Maybe we should have a frag-off to get a top 10...um, somehow...(I don't have any ideas. Anyone?)

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    Default Re: What the men say:

    I thought the thread they answered to about their attraction to fragrance on women was much more interesting than listing favorites, which vary according to individual taste, experience, lifestyle, etc. I don't even think of it when applying a perfume, unless my DH hates it. I don't want to be a scent abuser.

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    Default Re: What the men say:

    Very interesting.
    I copied the list.
    Thanks.

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    i second coco mademoiselle,

    OP blend,
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    Creed- Windsor
    Serge Lutens- Chergui
    Creed- GIT
    Lolita Lempica Au Masculin
    Ysl M7
    Ysl L'Homme
    Creed-Aventus
    Hermes- Un Jardin de Meditaranee
    Chanel Egoiste
    Egyptian Goddess
    Serge Lutens- Arabie

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    Wow. They list some real stinkers--I only have ten on that list and that's all I want. I say pooh on the list. Even our friendly basenotes men aren't familiar enough with women's fragrances to judge. Surely to God that list highlights what they are most familiar with-- fragrances with penetrating sillage. That list is just ridiculous. If I had to rotate through that list I'd kill myself.
    Please, spritz responsibly.

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    I really like Sarah Jessica Parker's two perfumes a lot.

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    I've smelled Lovely and was very fond of it, but I've yet to smell the other one.

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