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  • Knize Ten

    16 29.09%
  • Yatagan

    7 12.73%
  • L Anarchiste

    7 12.73%
  • L Instant Extreme

    14 25.45%
  • other

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  1. #1
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    Default 20 year school reunion

    In October my high school celebrates our 20th anniversary, that is 20 years since I graduated from high school.
    Looking forward.. I was a trouble maker and not the best student. Then I left the country and graduated from University with honors, completed my MBA and got a very "interesting" life. I have not seeing most of my classmates so this is going to be.. weir.
    The big question is.. what to wear? My ex girlfriend is attending, my worse enemy is going, people that I liked and disliked.. etc.
    I want to take the opportunity to surprise some that never believe in me as well as closing a couple of sentimental episodes that were unfinished. (man.. I think I am explaining too much already).
    I have been thinking about Knize Ten as my first option or perhaps Yatagan, even Kouros but I am sure many will wear that. By looking at my wardrobe what would you be wearing? L Anarchiste is also a firm candidate.
    Dress code is : informal (dinner, drinks and dance)
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    now is when I need it Lonestar Memories
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    Looking at your drobe, I think I'd go with Givenchy Gentleman if you're looking to make a statement, but do it with class.
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    meaning the other options do not have class?
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Knize Ten got my vote, it is mysterious-sexy-challenging.

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    What do you want your scent to convey??

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    Knize 10.


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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    I hav not tried it so I can't say anything about it, but from what I have read around, Knize 10.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KMF View Post
    What do you want your scent to convey??
    I also think this could be vital information.

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    I'd go with Bois du Portugal. It conveys power and masculinity, it's sufficiently unusual (among mortals ), but even non-perfumistas are often attracted to the smell. Knize Ten probably smells weird and off-putting to many people with little knowledge of perfume. It even does to some people with knowledge of perfume (I quite like it myself - now).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Basteri View Post
    meaning the other options do not have class?
    Of course not. I just think that GG in particular has a lot of class, but still conveys a great deal of character and uniqueness.
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

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    Out of the choices given I went with L'Instant - very suave, classy juice.

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    L'Instant Extreme ftw! You are trying to show them you've changed from being a trouble maker right? IMO I'm kind of thinking some of the other choices may lean a little more towards the "bad boy" image LOL.

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    I can never plan that sort of thing, it all depends on my mood at the time I'm picking.

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    I would go for Knize Ten.

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    liberal sprays of Dior Homme

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    Aww, hmmmmm, very very nice, suitable options.

    However i think i wuold go with Knize 10 !!!

    This being an informal event, I'd want to establish myself, my hobbies and my ego!
    well, Knize does that all at once.

    I dont think theres much to spoil at such an event. The people who loved/liked you will appreciate you for being daring and innovative, those who didnt and dont will be pissed off by your much to obvious presence.
    Last edited by timaru; 21st September 2009 at 10:36 PM.

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    Basteri? A trouble maker?? I'm SHOCKED!

    I'd have to agree with LiveJazz for Givenchy Gentleman or TGL for Bois du Portugal. However, if you're bound and determined to stick with the list, I'd go with K10.

    At least you shouldn't have to worry about generational issues....
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    Another vote for Bois du Portugal
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    I'd wear L'Anarchiste or something even more user friendly like Green Irish Tweed.

    Now your reunion sounds exactly like my one 2 years ago. Treat it like the casual event that it is and relax as much as possible, it'll be great. My reunion was attended by my ex who ended up marrying one of my schoolmates, akward? Not as much as I thought it would be.
    Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.

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    October in Spain? Autumn. A bad boy turned refined..

    this all points to L'Anarchiste. It will fit perfectly with the weather, season, and the level of formality (or not) of the event. Add to that the way the name and development of the scent mirrors your own development and I think it is an obvious choice.
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    I personally would go with L'Instant Extreme, out of those choices. ... And mostly because I think it's the one frag that is most likely to be liked by the largest amount of people. ... After all, you are wanting to impress, and smell attractive to whomever will be close enough to catch a whiff.

    Both Yatagan and Knize Ten have the tendency to put off the majority of the public. They are both quite challenging scents. They will just land up thinking that you smell strange or odd ! ~ Seriously !

    I mean, I am a perfume addict , and after a long while of adjusting, I now really like Knize Ten. But it took some time and "adjustment" before my nose learned to appreciate it. ... As for Yatagan, it is much worse ! ... I'm sorry, but it still rates as my worst frag ever ! ... And everyone I know hates the stuff. Every time I wear it, someone asks "What is that awful smell ??? ~ No lies ! ... There is just no getting used to that one for me, I'm afraid !

    Also ... the other thing I suggest. Is wear the one that you luv the most. There must be one in you 'drobe at the moment, that you just find totally intoxicating ?? ~ I would wear that one !

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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    good feedback guys, thank you, Knize Ten would be my first choice but some of you are right, it might be too extreme and not pleasant to most noses.. I think I should settle with something in between waters.. L Instant Extreme can be a firm candidate. Keep your opinions coming please!
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    Why do you need ur scent to be pleasant since u were trouble maker

    I'm not familiar with any of those scent u listed, but choose the strongest and most offensive one .

    they will instantly recognize u i think
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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    trouble maker in a healthy way, driving teacher crazy and getting into some fights, a rebel without a cause :-)
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    Of the ones you listed - only L'Instant Extreme (not L'Anarchiste, Yatagan or Knize Ten).

    From the rest of your wardrobe - Bois du Portugal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sybarite View Post
    both yatagan and knize ten have the tendency to put off the majority of the public. They are both quite challenging scents. They will just land up thinking that you smell strange or odd ! ~ seriously !
    i agree!

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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    Snafo : yes I was a little "hyperactive" .. a little menace. Now I am big menace :-)
    Thanks guys. I am still thinking what to wear.
    How about Santos Concentree? Encre Noire... difficult decision .
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Wow i just had a look at ur wardrobe. Drown ur self in 5-6 sprays of kouros all over ur body and ur good to go. . And i'm pretty serious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KMF View Post
    What do you want your scent to convey??
    ???

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    convey? well.. that I am an improved version of me, that I am successful , that I dont care what the others might think about the past? That I am mysterious as nobody knows what I do. I vanished 20 years ago, this is my comeback... something in those lines..
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Havana (vintage I assume). End of discussion.
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    I would agree with Havana... I think Knize Ten, Yatagan, & BdP would run the risk of being offensive especially to untrained noses... While Havana is definitely edgy, there is a warmth and sweetness there that makes it very well received (at least when I wear it)... I also think it's mature and sophisticated enough to convey what you want, while being adventurous enough to give a small nod to your troublemaking days...

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    Go with the frag that makes you feel most confident, well turned out, and might be just a little bit "in your face"! Also, if you have a particular scent that is a real compliment getter - wear that! Best to you!

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    knize 10
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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    Havana is also a good idea, it escaped my radar, good call.
    Knize Ten seems to be favored by most for the occasion ...it is getting harder to make a decision.
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basteri View Post
    convey? well.. that I am an improved version of me, that I am successful , that I dont care what the others might think about the past? That I am mysterious as nobody knows what I do. I vanished 20 years ago, this is my comeback... something in those lines..
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    Default Re: 20 year school reunion

    I like my Creeds and my two ETRO´s but now(today) that I got Chergui it could be also an option to take into account (I spray it one hours ago only, but it has little sillage from what I am smelling)
    The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

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