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    Which house do you think has the best names for the frags in their lineup?

    I think I vote Amouage - Epic, Jubilation, Reflection, Lyric, etc.

    I would do a poll here, but there are just too many options!!

    What do you think?

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    i agree with Amouage

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    Guerlain - too many to mention.
    Caron also has some very evocative titles.
    Amouage approach is also great - there is a theme going on there for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. reasonable View Post
    Guerlain - too many to mention.
    Caron also has some very evocative titles.
    Amouage approach is also great - there is a theme going on there for sure.
    Coup de Fouet!

    I like the word Insense, by Givenchy! Although not a fan of Rance, I like the name "Le Vainqueur."

    And the perfume house name Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier...just *hearing* a man say this gives me chair de poule (goose bumps)! And the scent names and inspirations are wonderful: Jardin du Nil, Parfum d'Habit, Iris Bleu Gris...and the line called "Caprices du Dandy."

    Quote Originally Posted by Midiguru View Post
    Hands down,

    Etat libre d'orange

    Samples, just to name but a few:

    Fat Electrician
    Don't Get Me Wrong Baby, I Don't Swallow
    Delicious Closet Queen
    LOL! All of the ELdO offerings are tongue-in-cheek. And now they are relaunching (for Christmas) "Noel au balcon." Il y a du monde au balcon, indeed... LOL!
    Last edited by Primrose; 10th December 2009 at 03:04 PM.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    Chanel - Allure, No.5, Coco

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    I like the sound of these houses and many of their scents:

    Serge Lutens
    Guerlain
    L'Artisan Parfumeur
    Parfumerie Generale
    Last edited by MFJ; 10th December 2009 at 04:13 AM.

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    Demeter:

    Carrot
    Ceder
    Celery
    Dirt
    etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vonMises View Post
    Demeter:

    Carrot
    Ceder
    Celery
    Dirt
    etc.
    Don't forget [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Demeter-Between-The-Sheets-Fragrance/dp/B001MA4288"]Between the Sheets[/ame].

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    Hands down,

    Etat libre d'orange

    Samples, just to name but a few:

    Fat Electrician
    Don't Get Me Wrong Baby, I Don't Swallow
    Delicious Closet Queen
    someone please stop me from buying more cologne.

    top five: 1) Creed Vintage Tabarome 2) Creed Windsor 2) Serge Lutens Chergui 3) Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur 5) MFK Lumiére Noire Pour Homme

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    Caron and Guerlain (for the oldies), L'Artisan, Serge Lutens.
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    old - Guerlain, Caron,
    new - Lutens, PG, ELDO
    Vetiver The Great!!!

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    Hermes, as a house, has my favorites.
    Guerlain has plenty of good ones too.

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    Musc Ravageur
    L'air Du Desert Marocain
    Vetiver Extraorinaire
    French Lover
    Parfum d'Habit
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    Creed:

    Bois du Portugal
    Silver Mountain Water
    Royal Scottish Lavender
    Virgin Island Water
    Green Valley

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    Musc Ravageur

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    Encre Noire!

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    Serge Lutens and Amouage very good and consistent with names.

    Etat libre d'orange the hands down winner for being most flip and fun.

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    Guerlain and Chanel

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    Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, for the literary and cultural allusions.

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    The Robert Piguet line-up's names are quite sophisticated:
    Fracas, Bandit, Futur, Visa, Baghari, Cravache, Calypso.
    Last edited by Kevin Guyer; 10th December 2009 at 05:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ruggles View Post
    The Robert Piguet line-up's names are quite sophisticated:
    Fracas, Bandit, Futur, Visa, Baghari, Cravache, Calypso.
    This. Until they re-release Dingo anyway.

    Lulz...Dingo.

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    Parfumerie Generale, for sure


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    I enjoy MPG's names. I love how "Santal Noble" rolls off the tongue.

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    Guerlain
    Serge Lutens
    Caron
    and agreeing with Ruggles re. Robert Piguet
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    +1 for the Robert Piguet names (Fracas, Bandit, Futur, Visa, etc...) These are exceptionally well-crafted. Classy and yet completely unpretentious and a little bit fun. Almost language-neutral, francophonic without edging into perfume French-comme-il-faut.

    I like the Amouage product names, too, but "Amouage" kills it for me. It seems to neatly encapsulate everything that's wrong with perfumery: pretentiousness, pseudo-Frenchiosity, strident insistence that fragrance is all about l'amour. Not to mention the long list of fragrance brands that sound practically identical in that three-syllable-ish a-to-zh-ish sort of way: Alliage, Amarige, Azuree, Aramis, Armani, Arpege, Azzaro... Terrible.

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    Aramis:

    Havana
    Tuscany
    Devin
    JHL
    Portos
    Aramis
    New West


    Simple and to the point...

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    In Love Again
    "Burn their homes and churches.Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again.
    For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a new Armenia."

    William Saroyan.
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    Using: Antaeus, The Dreamer, Eau Sauvage and Voyage d Hermes

    Wishing: Tuscan Soul by Ferragamo and Concentré d Orange Verte




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    What about "One Man Show?" What sophistication! LOL!!!

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    Frederic Malle.

    French Lover, En Passant, Carnal Flower, Dans Tes Bras

    I'd buy them just for the names.

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