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    Question Floris no. 89

    I am interested in trying Floris no. 89 and there are only a few reviews of it, I was wondering what everyone thought about it.

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    Question Equipage as an Office Scent

    Hi, what do you think of Equipage as a scent for the office?

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    Personally it's a little too formal for me, but that's up to you. Go ahead and pull it off

    Is their any notes in Equipage that you happened to like in particular? Try the note search in the directory.
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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I think Equipage is a bit eccentric for the office. it is very different from the fragrances that most people wear nowadays. If your office is very liberal and informal, then I think it would be ok.

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    Perfect for the office. Why smell like everyone else,don't be safe be original.
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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I think it is just fine for the office. Why not?
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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    Equipage is one of the few scents that I've had a co-worker wrinkle up her nose at but only when she was actually smelling my wrist. But it has very controllable sillage and needn't project any further than ones own personal nose, so I wear it anyway and just keep my hands clasped behind my back.
    The other nose-wrinkler, cruel stars, is Black Aoud, and the wrinkled nose in question is my wife's. She claims that she smells only citronella. I've had my lawyer go over and over the prenups and apparently there's nothing to be done. It seriously bums me out a bit not to be able to wear it around her. My daughters love it, fortunately.

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    Actually is probably a perfect scent for the office. The spicey carnation and light leather is very discreet, polite - maybe even slightly innocent as far as leather scents go. But, all in all a very socially agreeable fragrance.

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I have worn it to work many times over the years. It is a beautiful and unusual scent.

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I think Equipage is a great office scent. It means "team" or teamwork in French, how appropriate. And the scent is classy and (if applied lightly) discreet. I don't see anything unusual about it at all. Distinctive, yes.
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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I wore mine to the office just last week and would do so again and again.

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    This would be a bit too much for me as an office scent.....Gary

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    Quote Originally Posted by NYCBoy View Post
    I wore mine to the office just last week and would do so again and again.
    Same here, it's not Musc Ravageur, for pete's sake!
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    Default Equipage or Floris no. 89

    Which is better and why? I am trying to decide.

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    Erm, if you're a jockey and hang out around the stable or track all day then Equippage would be just fine. In a crowded elevator? You're far braver than I.

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    Applied with care, it's the perfect scent for the office. It would show some individuality and class.

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    Equipage an office scent? You betcha, if you work in an office where people are required to dress business casual or suit and tie. Equipage is classy, smooth and refined, and doesn't pour off massive sillage. Has everything gotten to be so bland that we even have to consider this question?

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    I can't believe the danger applied to Equipage here! My stars, record my complete disagreement. I think the stuff is perfect for the office, shows taste, conservative power, quality, tolerance, consideration, and far better than anything else the whippersnappers are picking up from pushy sales associates for their entry level jobs.

    Equipage is corner office, baby. Got a secretary too. Ideal, and I say in full conviction, ideal office scent. Readers would be wise to be skeptical of me since I like wild scents so much, and liking Equipage might signal I like it because it's weird, but it's not. All my love of weird aside, Equipage is not weird, it's perfect. A few years ago on a thread I wrote that it was my most worn scent of whatever year it was--it's an easy one to go to that never lets you down. It's the one I picked all the time when I couldn't think of what to wear that morning.

    When a boss of mine asks for my recommendation for a scent for him, Equipage will be one of the first three.

    Nothing weird or off putting about this one. Can't forsee any co-workers's tastes as I hardly know what anyone else likes in anyone else's life, but as an office scent I say it's of the best available.
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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I've worn it to work more than once and had the secretaries following me around and asking what I was wearing.
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    Jamie,

    I've worn that & that never happens to me. I still love the scent.

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    It's an anytime scent.

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    Default Re: Equipage as an Office Scent

    I wouldn't wear it in office. No danger whatsoever, just I find it a bit too strong -with G.303- for people around me closed in a room each day several hours.

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    Default Scents of Centuries

    Hi, I had an interesting thought. Perhaps Hermes Equipage or Floris 89 is the scent of the 18th Century aristocrat--floral and musky--maybe reminding us of powdered wigs and imperial courts while a scent like Monsieur Givenchy is a scent of the 19th Century--citrusy, woodsy, spice, a dash of pine, and light musk reminds us of a Victorian gentlemen sporting a dapper tuxedo, top hat, and a waxed moustache. Tell me what you think of my analysis.
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