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

    i smelled a familiar nice smell on a stranger yesterday. i approached him and asked him what he is wearing and it was Dior Fahrenheit. it smelled different form the Fahrenheit i know. it must be the reformulation or something. i asked him, are you sure its the old one and not one of the new flankers? he said yes its the old one.
    Currently wearing: XJ 1861 Naxos by Xerjoff

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    Girl to me today... Wow you smell good. Lemme smell that again... Wow thats the best thing since cool water!


    Aventus. lol

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    Recalling especially Amouage Interlude Men, Creed Bois de Cedrat (been asked for samples several times), Millesimé Imperiale and Jardin d'Amalfi.
    Currently wearing: Wanted by Night by Azzaro

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    I had two in one. Came home from work, spritzed, then walked my dog. As I was walking by two ladies in the park, I hear one say to her friend, "You smell really good!", to which her friend replied "I was going to say the same thing to you!". I'll take both of those as compliments thank you very much! The scent: Ex Idolo Thirty-Three.
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    2. Peety by O'Driu
    3. M by Puredistance
    4. Vikt by Slumberhouse
    5. Invasion Barbare by MDCI
    6. Spice & Wood by Creed
    7. Tribute Attar by Amouage

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    I had almost finished work the other day (and didn't reapply the scent at all, so I thought it's gone) and was having a conversation with the manager and a colleague and then all of a sudden she interrupted the conversation and said that i smell "really, really good". This was quite surprising, given that I wore Kokorico by Gaultier which doesn't seem to get much love anywhere. But then again, it smells a tad differently on my skin, to such extent that I feel as if I'm smelling like a walking chocolate factory.
    Apart from that I recently got complimented on YSL La nuit de l'homme (the edp) which I first loved because it reminded me of Burberry London but then hated to the point where I rubbed it off my skin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joov84 View Post
    i smelled a familiar nice smell on a stranger yesterday. i approached him and asked him what he is wearing and it was Dior Fahrenheit. it smelled different form the Fahrenheit i know. it must be the reformulation or something. i asked him, are you sure its the old one and not one of the new flankers? he said yes its the old one.
    In my experience, Fahrenheit smells different on other people versus how it smells to me when I wear it. I've smelled it a few times on other people, and each time, I was really surprised by it. I always wonder if that's how it smells to others when I wear it. If so, geez, I should wear it a heck of a lot more often!
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    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Noir De Noir
    Currently wearing: Rose 31 by Le Labo

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    Royal Oud, Hanae Mori, and of coarse... Aventus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    In my experience, Fahrenheit smells different on other people versus how it smells to me when I wear it. I've smelled it a few times on other people, and each time, I was really surprised by it. I always wonder if that's how it smells to others when I wear it. If so, geez, I should wear it a heck of a lot more often!
    i agree with you. thats exactly how i feel. maybe its the reformulation, i dont know. it smelled like something clean masculine and familiar.
    also, i haven't used it for 18 years now. but i did smell it here and there over these years.
    Currently wearing: XJ 1861 Naxos by Xerjoff

  9. #5829

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    I got many compliments with Hugo Boss Boss Bottled.

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    Hanae Mori HiM

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    Female security guard at the plant I work at.
    Aventus
    Last edited by bigsteve; 16th June 2014 at 11:47 PM.

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    I always get compliments on Chanel Allure Homme Sport...always!!
    Today in my school's attendance office, the VERY attractive secretary said, "You smell really good. What is that?"
    This is the 3rd time she's complimented this particular fragrance. Another one she's commented on is New Haarlem.
    Life is too short to smell ordinary.

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    Bois D'Argent. No question. Since 2008, both men and women are captivated when I wear it. It's the very best perfume for me.

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    I rarely get compliments, but then I work from home these days and don't get out as much.

    Today's (rather uncommon) compliment was this:
    Balenciaga Ho Hang Club -- "That's a really nice fragrance. What brand is it?" -- from a woman in her late 50's.

    Other days, from past few months:

    I've gotten a few nice compliments on Elsha 1776. "Were you in a leather goods shop? Smells like new leather." "That's a nice cologne you're wearing, but I feel like an older man would usually wear this." -- from a girl in her late 20's.

    Royall Muske -- "Did you just come from a classic barbershop?" -- my sister, in her 40's.

    Versace L'Homme (vintage) -- "That's a really nice cologne. I'm like where is your suit?" -- guy in his early 40's.
    Currently wearing: Bel Ami by Hermès

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    Got asked what I'm wearing today, and that it's (really?) nice/good.

    Gucci Pour Homme II

    I'm going to try to wear a different fragrance every single day I work for hours during the internship, hah. .
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    Had a compliment on the last two days

    Interlude Man

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    Profumum Roma - Dambrosia.

    Person at work asked what it was, said it smells really good, like Vanilla.
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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    Most complimented frag for this past winter was Eau des Baux
    Current Top Picks:

    Viktor & Rolf - Spicebomb
    Guerlain - Habit Rouge Dress Code
    Dolce & Gabbana - The One EDP
    Hermes- Ambre Narguile
    Parfums de Marly - Herod
    Christian Dior - Fève Délicieuse
    Parfums de Marly - Oajan
    Imaginary Authors - Memoirs of a Trespasser
    Montale - Aoud Leather
    Creed - Aventus
    Currently wearing: Nobile by Gucci

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    Quote Originally Posted by noFragsleft View Post
    Most complimented frag for this past winter was Eau des Baux
    I love Eau des Baux - I should wear it more than I do

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    I own about 20 designer frags and out of the 20, my wife always
    compliments when I wear the Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale. I
    think it's the strong mint vibe. Any more minty fresh summer
    frags? (excluding Cartier Roadster, I don't like it on my skin.)
    I'm starting to like more minty than citrus for the summer.
    Citrus has longevity issues. Mint keeps the summer fragrance
    around longer.

    I also got a compliment from a guy colleague about Mugler
    cologne. I love the clean soapy- ness from Mugler but after
    2 hours it's gone on me. Any other long lasting soapy summer
    frags out there? (I already own 3 Pradas. Amber, Amber Intense,
    and Infusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nosenose6257 View Post
    I own about 20 designer frags and out of the 20, my wife always
    compliments when I wear the Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale. I
    think it's the strong mint vibe. Any more minty fresh summer
    frags? (excluding Cartier Roadster, I don't like it on my skin.)
    I'm starting to like more minty than citrus for the summer.
    Citrus has longevity issues. Mint keeps the summer fragrance
    around longer.
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    Xerjoff 1861

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    Xerjoff More than Words
    Xerjoff Richwood
    By Kilian Incense Oud
    Clive Christian X
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    MFK Absolue Pour le Soir
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    I was gonna take my car in for repairs yesterday so I showered and spritzed a little used Tom Ford For Men and drove off. Later, after I explained to the mechanic what I wanted done, another customer followed me outside and nervously asked me which cologne I was wearing that smelled so good. I put him at ease and told him that I was wearing the "regular" Tom Ford. Even though he said that it smelled "excellent," I was shocked that someone would pick up the sillage of this short-lived gem.
    My Signature Lineup: Ambre Tabac, Green Leather, Alexandria II, MFK Baccarat Rouge 540, Grand Soir, Spice & Wood, Vetiver Geranium, Royal Mayfair, Pardon, Roja Dove Enigma, Jubilation XXV, Prada L'homme, AVENTUS, GIT, Clive Christian C and X, Herod, Velvet Orchid, Black Orchid, Layton, Pegasus,DHI, DH Parfum, ADP Colonia, Leather Concentree,Tuscan Leather,Noir de Noir, Oud Wood, Noir Extreme APOM, BEL AMI, Gengis Khan, Reflection Man, Nio, Cedrat Boise, Interlude Man,
    Currently wearing: Bergamote 22 by Le Labo

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

    With some scents I did not expect compliments and get them nonetheless. A nice surprise!
    Currently wearing: Wanted by Night by Azzaro

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    Today received a compliment wearing Hanae Mori HM for the first time, 7 hours later I thought it was a skin scent and the lady 4 feet away stopped what she was doing to ask what I had on.

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    Hanae Mori seems to be the perennial favorite according to this thread, and I've received a few female compliments while wearing it, more so the EDT rather than the EDP. The most enthusiastic compliment I got was when I wore Malle Geranium pour Monsieur.
    Currently wearing: Eau de Santal by Floris

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

    I don't wear it anymore, but Acqua di Gio always got me compliments. I even had one woman chase me down the street to ask what I was wearing.

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    Wore dolce and gabanna light blue for probably the first time in at least a year. I was reading some jardin d'amalfi reviews and some people say it smells like this to them. You know I didnt think so, but then when I tried it again, it does sorta a bit. Got a couple of compliments randomly on it to.

    Funny/awkward one of the day was at friends house playing with his dog, door opens friends gf walks in and is like "why does the dog smell good? Clayton must be here" lol

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

    Quote Originally Posted by noFragsleft View Post
    Most complimented frag for this past winter was Eau des Baux
    have to agree with this one....
    TOP TEN FOR FALL/WINTER:
    1.) MFK Baccarat Rouge 540
    2.) Frank no. 2 LA
    3.) Creed Viking
    4.) Creed Royal Mayfair
    5.) ADG Profumo
    6.) Lampblack
    7.) New York Intense (parfum)
    8.) Fahrenheit
    9.) Dusita Issara
    10.) Gengis Khan

    Honorable Mention: Chanel Sycomore
    Currently wearing: Royal Oud by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    You're right man! I can't give Fierce enough praise, sometimes it seems to do the job for me on its own, it's like my wingman haha.
    My Aventus sample, on the other hand, hasn't gotten me any compliments. Sometimes I think it's just a little too mature for girl's tastes.
    Well if you're 12, then yes it probably is....and if the girls you're trying to attract is 12, then yes Aventus is probably a bit mature....Just an observation....Aventus to me is the bomb and gets compliments from MANY women young and old....You're just not putting enough on....
    TOP TEN FOR FALL/WINTER:
    1.) MFK Baccarat Rouge 540
    2.) Frank no. 2 LA
    3.) Creed Viking
    4.) Creed Royal Mayfair
    5.) ADG Profumo
    6.) Lampblack
    7.) New York Intense (parfum)
    8.) Fahrenheit
    9.) Dusita Issara
    10.) Gengis Khan

    Honorable Mention: Chanel Sycomore
    Currently wearing: Royal Oud by Creed

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