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    Tell us why you like those in particular, and then give an example or two.

    I personally LOVE the heavy, weapons-grade glass bottles (very minimally artsy). For example, Gucci By Gucci, Bogart PH, and my new fav, Subtil by Ferragamo. The Subtil bottle is like a 2x4 of glass that has been slightly tweeked, end to end. If I ever get a burglar, and should fumble for my .45 auto (unlikely), I'll start whipping my heavy bottles, they'll take 'em out for sure, and probably won't sustain any damage.
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    Le Male. It reminds me of when I was a little boy!!!!!


    Oh and the 4oz. Green Irish Tweed.

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    Of those I own: Bvlgari Aqva. Very unique and feels good in the hand, and the glass color is gorgeous.
    Others: Gucci pour homme. Clunky masculine flacon, together with the brown of the juice I think this looks really fantastic.
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    I'm really fond of my Hugh Parsons Blue bottle. I love the blue glass, substantial metal bottom and top, and the cap is nice and heavy, solid metal.

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    I like the minimalism of Malle, ditto with the Chanel exclusif's and Le Labo, but the best one of all is Caron's L'Anarchiste. A copper grave marker or a copper gas can.
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    Dior Homme. The clean lines, silver tube in the middle, and even the moulded plastic lid are very cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scentronic View Post
    I'm really fond of my Hugh Parsons Blue bottle. I love the blue glass, substantial metal bottom and top, and the cap is nice and heavy, solid metal.

    Do you know what store carries Hugh Parsons frags?



    My personal favorite from my collection:



    And soon to be in my collection:
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    Do you know what store carries Hugh Parsons frags?


    I saw some at Ulta
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    I like Encre Noire. CLASSY




    Diesel Green
    Real gnarly!

    I had this Indian friend who wore Cold by Bennetton and the bottle is awesome.






    AND, I love Diesel ++. IT's so eye-catching and energetic in its appearance.

    and its counterpart, Hot:




    These fragrances I listed are the coolest bottled- show me something cooler!





    And, I love Diesel++. It's so eye-catching and energetic in its appearance.









    It should be worn with the Oil Rig black/white:





    The Diesel Milk overtone compliments the milky appearance of your shades.
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    The Different Company. every section of it is unscrewable. the combination of solid metal components and heavy glass is just perfect to hold the juice inside...

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    Serge Luten..minimalism at it's best. Creed, Lorenzo Villoresi, Gucci ph etc.
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    Default Re: what frag has the coolest bottle,,and why?

    I like the design of Tom Ford bottles, for example Black Orchid.
    Havana is also nice.

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    ^ Never heard of those fragrances, can you post a pic?

    I found it! The awesomest packaging, though I never smelled it so I doubt that:



    This is just pure awesome....look at it

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    DUDE.................STER

    Ease up with the pictures.

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    I also like the Dior Homme bottle, very elegant.

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    I loved the bottle of Trussardi Inside.

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    encre noire (black ink) is best package IMO
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    Well, Salvador Dali's frag always gets a laugh from friends.

    I personally like the 1st Dior PH bottle..simple, heavy and classic. I HATE bottles that you have to "lay down," ie, Black Cashmere.

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    Too many to count.

    For YSL, Opium pH is awesome. Optical illusions for the win! M7 is also great.

    Dior Homme / Dior Homme Sport are givens.

    L'Anarchiste - best-feeling bottle ever. Smooth copper. And over time, it gradually works with oxygen to discolour (and eventually turn green, I assume). Awesome!

    And from left field, CDG's synthetic line, with the "flexible bag" inside the bottle that gradually gets smaller as you use the fragrance. Awesome! I want to own one.

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    Of those in my collection, I'm quite partial to the dark green color and solid glass design of Guerlain's Vetiver Extreme.



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    YSL M7 bottle is sooo nice, as is Gucci PH.

    But I think the winner has to be Bvlgari Black, it's genius

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    There are so many, but those that come to mind are:
    The entire reformulated D'Orsay line, Dior Homme, Basala, Nicole Farhi Man, Gucci by Gucci pour Homme and the simplicity of Frederic Malle and the Serge Lutens exports. (I know the bell jars are very pretty, but I really love the medicinal export bottles and labels.)
    I also like the redesign of the Paco Rabanne bottle. It doesn't look fancy, just modern and functional. The sprayer is beautifully integrated into the bottle.

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    I like

    Gucci PH--Thick, solid and the brown juice

    Versace PH--Love the blue juice with the silver and the Versace symbol on it

    Burberry London--I want to wear the juice and the material in cold weather
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    I agree that The Different Company bottles are awesome. Metropolis (Fritz Lang, not Superman) design.
    I also love Idole de Lubin's design, despite the problematic Afro-exotism it connotes.
    Guerlain bee bottles
    The Farina Rosoli flacon
    The opulent older Amouage Dia flacon
    Asprey Purple Water's minimalism
    Bois 1920's minimalism
    Malle's minimalism
    S.T. Dupont's Noir
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    Without a doubt - The Amouage Dia dagger bottle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    My personal favorite from my collection:
    What's really neat about the Idole bottle is it's side views




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    Quote Originally Posted by dynendal View Post
    And from left field, CDG's synthetic line, with the "flexible bag" inside the bottle that gradually gets smaller as you use the fragrance. Awesome! I want to own one.
    I cracked open a bottle of Narciso Rodriguez to get the rest of the juice out and inside was a small bag just like those on the Synthetic series. Though you can't see it like you can with CdG.

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    On one hand I love the simplicity, uniformity, and historical continuity of the entire Chanel line. My 1940s No.46 flacon is the same as a Chanel parfum flacon sold today. The Exclusifs are sold in the same bottles that 200ml Chanels have always been sold in. Similarly, I love that many Dior fragrances have always been in the same oval-shaped bottle and are still sold in the same bottle (i.e. Diorella, Diorama)

    I also love incredibly solid bottles - Dior Homme, Prada Amber, Hermes Bel Ami/Equipage.

    But ultimately the Guerlain Gold Bee bottle is my favorite.

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    Although I don't care much for the bottles, but my favourite is Guerlain Coriolan. Very old school.
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    #1. 2.5oz Imperial.
    Why?....


    #2. Domenico Caraceni 1913.
    Why?...


    #3. Terre D'Hermes Launch Ltd. ed.
    Why?...


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    personally, i think those benetton 'tap' bottles are hideous, they look like something for children to me.

    Lalique's Encre Noir - just bought it the other day and it's simply stunning. I'm very much a fan of the 'weapons-grade' bottles - Michael Kors, Gucci PH, TDC, but the Lalique is something else altogether (as is probably to be expected from such a company), the EdP comes in a heavy crystal bottle which is out-of-this-world gorgeous.

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    The Mediterranean minimalism of the Acqua di Parma line:

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    My choice would be Mugler's A*men - the simplicity and fun of the metal case with lavender coloured glass star. The accompanying black rubber bottle is both a pleasing companion and a practical solution in terms of portability.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirSlarty View Post
    What's really neat about the Idole bottle is it's side views



    I've mentioned this before, but while I LOVE the bottle, the quality of the cap is crap. Mine broke in less than a week, their are two parts to the cap, the outer part and an inner shell. On mine the shell seperated from the outside, because its only connected with cheap glue. Whatever the bottle is still gorgeous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DULLAH View Post
    #1. 2.5oz Imperial.
    Why?....

    I may be one of the only ones but I much prefer the knew clear bottles. The old gold ones look sort of tacky to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsthepens View Post
    personally, i think those benetton 'tap' bottles are hideous, they look like something for children to me.

    Lalique's Encre Noir - just bought it the other day and it's simply stunning. I'm very much a fan of the 'weapons-grade' bottles - Michael Kors, Gucci PH, TDC, but the Lalique is something else altogether (as is probably to be expected from such a company), the EdP comes in a heavy crystal bottle which is out-of-this-world gorgeous.

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scenteds...ir_lalique.jpg
    As someone who uses a lot of bottled ink on a daily basis, I find the Encre Noire bottle to be especially pleasing as well. Except when I was carrying it around in my bookbag and needed to fill a pen, I would occasionally grab it by mistake.

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    Gotta love Douro too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirSlarty View Post
    What's really neat about the Idole bottle is it's side views



    I love the big Creed jars in this picture. I'm tempted to get a big jar of Virgin Island Water or Angelique Encens.
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    Well I dont have a favorite since im completely new to fragrances, but I do love the 212 sexy man by CH, and very irresistible by gevinchy bottles! I love the cylindrical dark metallic 212 with the transparent glass lettering, and the magnetic top is really cool. The Very Irresistible bottle looks awesome too, reminds me of some kind of ancient Egyptian tower inspired modern building for a huge corporation.

    Im sure as I go on I will find even cooler ones though!

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    L; Anarchiste- it's totally different and I really like the copper and the shape is provocative ( tomb stone or gas can?). Have to also agree that the Idole bottle is quite fabulous.
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    Which would you guys rather have if price was completely not an issue. A gold Guerlain bee bottle:



    Or one of the Limited Edition Surge Lutens bell jars:





    I don't know, all of those are some beautiful bottles.

    Edit: Damn work computer blocking me from the sites I need to get these pictures. The above is the best examples I could get from sites that I'm allowed onto.
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    I love that gold bee bottle. I'd love one filled with Shalimar!
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    Quote Originally Posted by libertine View Post
    I love the big Creed jars in this picture. I'm tempted to get a big jar of Virgin Island Water or Angelique Encens.
    The one all the way the back on the right is Angelique Encens

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    Which would you guys rather have if price was completely not an issue. A gold Guerlain bee bottle:



    Or one of the Limited Edition Surge Lutens bell jars:





    I don't know, all of those are some beautiful bottles.

    Edit: Damn work computer blocking me from the sites I need to get these pictures. The above is the best examples I could get from sites that I'm allowed onto.
    Hm, they look really gaudy to me. Like wallpaper in a palace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirSlarty View Post
    Hm, they look really gaudy to me. Like wallpaper in a palace.
    Which ones? All of them? Personally I think they are all beautifuly, but man those bell jars! SS, I see you have a few of the Creed flacons, do you prefer buying them in flacons as opposed to regular bottles? They look very nice, but I'd be worried about, storage(evaporation,etc.) and ease of use.

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    Default Re: what frag has the coolest bottle,,and why?

    as much as i love the chunky, minimalist square bottles i mentioned before (and i'll second the AdP bottle for it's lovely clean lines), i can't help also adoring the decadent luxury, physical beauty and out-and-out craftsmanship of the Guerlain gold bee bottles and especially the Lutens bell jars. just a little bit fabulous....

    the textured glass on the Idole bottle is wonderful, i also quite like the Safari bottle for this reason (despite it looking a bit like it would be found the toilets of a fake-wood-panelled members' club). but (as i said in the 'tackiest bottle' thread) the Idole cap looks like an indiana jones toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirSlarty View Post
    The one all the way the back on the right is Angelique Encens
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    I love The Different Company's bottles -- their look and substantial heft.

    I also like the classic-looking, round-shouldered Etro bottles, and the innovative Eau de Cartier bottles:

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    Which ones? All of them? Personally I think they are all beautifuly, but man those bell jars! SS, I see you have a few of the Creed flacons, do you prefer buying them in flacons as opposed to regular bottles? They look very nice, but I'd be worried about, storage(evaporation,etc.) and ease of use.
    Flacons are much cheaper per ml for... distribution among others

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtgprox05 View Post
    Which ones? All of them? Personally I think they are all beautifuly, but man those bell jars! SS, I see you have a few of the Creed flacons, do you prefer buying them in flacons as opposed to regular bottles? They look very nice, but I'd be worried about, storage(evaporation,etc.) and ease of use.
    Well, personally that bee bottle of Guerlain is just gaudy. I've never liked bumps and frills on things ever. I walked into a Victorian age decorated house and I got a headache from the panache!

    Though the one bell jar is neat (I think it's for El Attarine?). Almost art deco-ish.

    Who am I to talk about design... my room is a mess!

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    It is unique and full of contradictions....
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