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    Default Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got some great compliments on Lumiere Noire by Francis Kurkdjian. That rose and spices combination works great on me, I suppose.
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    If. You are charmin you always goin to get compliments. No matter what fragrance you are wearing .

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    Usually it's Green Irish Tweed (though it's not my favorite everyone else seems to like it), or Aventus.

    Hermes Vetiver Tonka is another good one, though it's probably too girly for a lot of men. Personally I love it, and it's one of the better scents to get people closer to you because women will be surprised by its caramel apple vibe and lean in for a closer whiff.

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver gets me the most even distribution between men and women when it comes to compliments, but like a fine silk neck tie you can't just wear it any old time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PungentPuncher View Post

    The fact that she was behind a counter, surrounded by fast food smells and could STILL smell me even after I thought it had faded definitely made me appreciate Aventus!
    The other thing about Aventus is that if we are being honest it smells quite a lot like red Hawaiian Punch, which goes pretty well with greasy fast food

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    Quote Originally Posted by enantiodromia View Post
    The other thing about Aventus is that if we are being honest it smells quite a lot like red Hawaiian Punch, which goes pretty well with greasy fast food
    I must be smelling a different Aventus. When I smell it it's like an ashtray + pineapple. Don't like it, but I also don't deny it gets real compliments.

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    There is that, but the over the top sweetness smells like a sticky red fruit punch, with some liquid leather.

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    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    The girl that I slept with on New Year's Eve really liked the L`eau D`issey Pour Homme that I was wearing
    Cool story bro!

    Couldn't have just said:

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    L`eau D`issey Pour Homme
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFammo9 View Post
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    I had a similar experience while wearing Aventus with a barista saying that I smelled great while she was making espresso drinks. Again I was surprised that it had that kind of silage while the strong aroma of coffee pervaded the air.

    Quote Originally Posted by enantiodromia View Post
    the over the top sweetness smells like a sticky red fruit punch, with some liquid leather.
    Interesting how different people smell different things, because sweet is not at all a quality that I would attribute to Aventus. One Million, yeah, Aventus, no. I'm especially sensitive to sweet frags and it took me awhile to hone in on the pineapple. Birch and smoke is what I get.

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    Aventus is much like Bleu de Chanel. You smell like "that cologne guy." IMO it just smells like 'cologne' and is therefore easily recogniseable that you've worn cologne (for compliments, to smell nice etc) so people tend to compliment it. It's not an unpleasant smell by any means, but just a smell and people know you've put something on. Projection is very good with this one.

    I've worn Aventus numerous times and Bleu twice and this is my feeling. Aventus is incredibly overrated. It just reminds me of a typical fragrance counter and has little personality.

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    Could it be that the sillage/projection with Aventus comes across as more disarmingly pleasant to those around. Nothing in its presence that suggests machismo or uber male pretensions. In fact truly shines in an ethereal heavenly way. Olivier Creed had the good sense to see this very quality and amp it up a notch or two. In this way, many who come in contact with it are surely impressed. I am beginning to think of my Aventus as an angel (no mugler reference intended) ...on steroids.
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    In my opinion what gets compliments for one guy is not always going to get compliments from another guy. Here is why.

    We all have different styles...different persona...and different appearance to others. A scent should match your persona and style. Its an accessory. While I can tell you what gets me compliments...if you go wear it...may not get any compliments..or even worse...someone says it stinks.

    Picture this. A guy with a beard...ungroomed looking guy. Doesnt really dress up or anything. Hes a clean guy...but he doesnt appear clean. What scent would match his persona? Bleu de Chanel? Probably not. Maybe people would like the scent, but it just didnt match him well. However, lets say he is wearing something a bit more manly...like farenheight or Michael Kors for men. Maybe his scent extends his persona and peoples' perception of him is....wow...he smells nice.

    Just sayin...


    Ive gotten compliments on all of my frags. I wear them all randomly and dont smell the same every time someone sees me, but the same people tend to compliment me (at work).

    That being said...at work is where I get most compliments. Im there every day...worked with people for years, and they can approach me. Strangers dont USUALLY compliment out of nowhere...but it has happened on occasions.

    At work Ive gotten compliments on (scents that arent incredibly loud or offensive)

    Dior Homme
    Bois D'Argent
    Ambre Narguile
    Vetiver Tonka
    Poivre Samarcande
    Michael Kors
    Creed Aventus
    Issey Miyake LD
    Bvlgari Man
    Ferragamo F Free time and F pour homme
    Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir
    Bvlgari Man extreme
    Terre D'hermes

    Really all depends on how Im dressed that day...etc.

    Honestly...I dont even care about compliments...I wear the fragrance that I enjoy. As long as my woman doesnt dislike it, thats all I worry about.

    I personally dont like Bleu de Chanel. I know its a popular frag, but it doesnt impress me at all. Tons of guys wear it...tons of girls want their guy to wear it and love it. That alone is reason enough for me not to venture there. Nothing particularly unique about it. And I dont think aventus is anything like bleu either. not a lot of guys will spend 2-300 on a frag...bleu is 80 bucks...so more people smell like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by str8gahbidge View Post
    In my opinion what gets compliments for one guy is not always going to get compliments from another guy. Here is why.

    We all have different styles...different persona...and different appearance to others. A scent should match your persona and style. Its an accessory. While I can tell you what gets me compliments...if you go wear it...may not get any compliments..or even worse...someone says it stinks.

    Picture this. A guy with a beard...ungroomed looking guy. Doesnt really dress up or anything. Hes a clean guy...but he doesnt appear clean. What scent would match his persona? Bleu de Chanel? Probably not. Maybe people would like the scent, but it just didnt match him well. However, lets say he is wearing something a bit more manly...like farenheight or Michael Kors for men. Maybe his scent extends his persona and peoples' perception of him is....wow...he smells nice.

    Just sayin...


    Ive gotten compliments on all of my frags. I wear them all randomly and dont smell the same every time someone sees me, but the same people tend to compliment me (at work).

    That being said...at work is where I get most compliments. Im there every day...worked with people for years, and they can approach me. Strangers dont USUALLY compliment out of nowhere...but it has happened on occasions.

    At work Ive gotten compliments on (scents that arent incredibly loud or offensive)

    Dior Homme
    Bois D'Argent
    Ambre Narguile
    Vetiver Tonka
    Poivre Samarcande
    Michael Kors
    Creed Aventus
    Issey Miyake LD
    Bvlgari Man
    Ferragamo F Free time and F pour homme
    Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir
    Bvlgari Man extreme
    Terre D'hermes

    Really all depends on how Im dressed that day...etc.

    Honestly...I dont even care about compliments...I wear the fragrance that I enjoy. As long as my woman doesnt dislike it, thats all I worry about.

    I personally dont like Bleu de Chanel. I know its a popular frag, but it doesnt impress me at all. Tons of guys wear it...tons of girls want their guy to wear it and love it. That alone is reason enough for me not to venture there. Nothing particularly unique about it. And I dont think aventus is anything like bleu either. not a lot of guys will spend 2-300 on a frag...bleu is 80 bucks...so more people smell like it.
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    Yes, agree - welcome str8gahbridge!

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    Thank you for the warm welcome!

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    had yesterday for love and luck by ed hardy (christian audigier) does this really smell like MI? it's nicey

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    Quote Originally Posted by patsavouta View Post
    had yesterday for love and luck by ed hardy (christian audigier) does this really smell like MI? it's nicey
    Yes it does about 80%. The opening is very similar but drydown is nothing like Creed (creeds drydown is a signature and lingers for days on clothes). MI is fresher and smells more strikingly fresh ie. The quality is there. The melon and saltiness (which make the fragrance) aren't quite there in Love and Luck. MI lasts longer on my skin too. LL is amazing value and a great standalone scent, but it's no MI IMO. There's also something about MI which makes it feel luxurious. Some people say it smells like money!

    I wore LL today too. Enjoyed it for the 3 hours it was around (not bad considering it's winter). It's an exceptioal cheapie.

    Both are probably the most versatile scents I've ever come across. What other frags go perfectly in a suit as well as casual summer clothes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by badr View Post
    Yes it does about 80%. The opening is very similar but drydown is nothing like Creed (creeds drydown is a signature and lingers for days on clothes). MI is fresher and smells more strikingly fresh ie. The quality is there.

    I wore LL today too. Enjoyed it for the 3 hours it was around (not bad considering it's winter). It's an exceptioal cheapie.



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    woy thanx for that, so is it like CW and GIT? deeesh, i 've read about CW & GIT that they are kinda connected while GIT made by two ppl and then one of them made CW.. is that true? and does the noses of MI and LL are also kinda connected? either way loving GIT and CW for the record

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    Usually the powerhouses..

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    Whoa, update after over a year of not being around here.


    And still número 1 is Xeryus Rouge

    Followed by...

    Ferragamo Black (underrated IMO)
    Swiss Army (cheapy but lots of compliments)
    Fierce (not known in my country)
    Dunhill Desire ( not my favorite but this one seems to really get attention)
    The Dreamer from Versace: what does this scent have that is so alluring and enticing towards the opposite sex ?

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    Yeah I did, she couldn't stopped complimenting it. I even showed her the bottle and sprayed some on her in the morning

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    Issey Miyake and Maison Francis Kurkjian Amyris Homme and Creed Adventus by far the best!!!

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    Cartier D'un soir
    Creed Aventus
    Givenchy Pi

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    Default Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    Wear what YOU smell best in. The season doesn't matter. Do not be the one to ask "what time is it"? Be the one to tell your watch what time it is.


    Quote Originally Posted by shotcaller View Post
    This may have been done before, but I did not find anything on my search. I personally have gotten the most female compliments wearing Creed SMW, but my collection is rather slim. So what has been your experience? Is there one you go to that get's the ladies attention and is not worn by every other guy out there?

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    this morning I applied 2 sprays of AVENTUS on my neck.well on my way to work while i was waiting for the traffic light to turn green,this pretty young blonde knocked on my car window just to tell me how great I smell and asked me if I was busy later on at night..

    At work while I was taking a dump this co worker sneaked his head under the door and asked me what the amazing smell was,yup AVENTUS!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolce Gabbana View Post
    this morning I applied 2 sprays of AVENTUS on my neck.well on my way to work while i was waiting for the traffic light to turn green,this pretty young blonde knocked on my car window just to tell me how great I smell and asked me if I was busy later on at night..

    At work while I was taking a dump this co worker sneaked his head under the door and asked me what the amazing smell was,yup AVENTUS!!
    Not a great first post, Dolce Gabbana - but welcome anyway...

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    Very gracious of you lpp to extend a welcome to the new member..

    However, I think the post was done tongue in cheek. Having a bit of fun if you will. I wonder how many posts will come after?.....not too many I would say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    Not a great first post, Dolce Gabbana - but welcome anyway...

    lol
    14 sprays of DRAKKAR NOIR should do it

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    Not a great first post, Dolce Gabbana - but welcome anyway...
    thank you :*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolce Gabbana View Post
    this morning I applied 2 sprays of AVENTUS on my neck.well on my way to work while i was waiting for the traffic light to turn green,this pretty young blonde knocked on my car window just to tell me how great I smell and asked me if I was busy later on at night..

    At work while I was taking a dump this co worker sneaked his head under the door and asked me what the amazing smell was,yup AVENTUS!!
    Talk about making an entrance!

    Tell us about the time you were sailing in the Mediterranean and a mermaid surfaced just to say how wonderful you smelled!

    haha welcome to BN

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