I thought it would be good to start a thread on this subject. For example, I've got Cuba Black, which smells like ashes mixed with a nice soapy/floral scent. If this, or something like it, was marketed by a niche company, would anyone who buys niche regularly think twice about it? Or is there a sort of niche police out there? LOL.
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I think you are touching a very important isse when it comes to niche fragrances... Label.
My list would be:
Jovan Musk and White Musk.
Eau d'Orange VErte
CK Be (very CdG and I hate perfumes)
Montana Parfum D'Homme (red box)
Top 10 (not in order): Dunhill 1934, Dunhill Edition, Terre d'Hermes, Rive Gauche, Habit Rouge, Guerlain Vetiver, Knize Ten, Bois du Portugal, Vintage Tabarome, Green Irish Tweed
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Bogart Pour Homme
The Synthetic line from CDG.
Nasomatto - Silver Musk
Prada - Prada Man/Amber Pour Homme
Tom Ford - Oud Wood
A L'Artisan Cap (old or new style)
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Carven Homme should cost as much as an Hermes and gets the Oscar for best Picture.
Rocas Lui is also pretty damn good. I feel the same way about Lalique's incensey Equus and the over the top Lion.
Should I also mention Boucheron's sublime Jaipur?
Yes, Santa Claus, there is a Virginia.
All, closer to niche, than not.
Last edited by Kevin Guyer; 26th May 2008 at 03:26 AM.
Darkness by Gerparlys
LaCroix's Tumulte for its Cedar + Incense goodness... and Body Kouros for its Benzoin overdose... "almost" niche in my opinion.
PVC and Leather. A Chain and a feather
We ladies love our cheapies - there are often threads on this on the ladies' board and we've all got our drugstore favourites. Need I mention Tabu?
Last edited by Wordbird; 26th May 2008 at 09:13 AM.
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Geoffrey Beene's Grey Flannel fits the bill, I think.
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