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    Question Luxury Fragrances

    Please name some fragrances that make you think of luxury, style, a lot of money:

    The ones I encountered and offer me that kind of vibe are: Dior Homme, Bleecker Street, Back to Black, A*MEN.

    Any other out there?
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    Basically anything from the Creed house, Also for some reason I associate BLV by Bvlgari with the affluent lifestyle.

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    adp colonia

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    I do quite agree with Dior Homme. Bottle looks stylishly opulent, and the juice smells very metro-sexual.

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    This might sound strange, but Pinaud Clubman and Gendarme. I've seen Pinaud Clubman in just about every chic country club locker room I've ever been in, and I've heard many, many celebrities mention liking Gendarme. Aside from those, there are the obvious ones such as Creed, Serge Lutens, Amouage, Xerjoff, Clive Christian, and By Kilian.

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    Lets not make the mistake of assuming that price = superior quality as that is not always the case ..... but saying that , anything that costs more than I can afford or am willing to spend is luxurious

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    Blenheim Bouquet is one of the few frags which signify to me the pinnacle of tasteful and timeless luxury

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pour_Monsieur View Post
    Lets not make the mistake of assuming that price = superior quality as that is not always the case ..... but saying that , anything that costs more than I can afford or am willing to spend is luxurious
    Guerlain Derby in the bee bottle. Looks snappy on the dressing table. Don't bother with the atomiser bulb, though. It leaks and will cause the fragrance to evaporate.
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    24 Faubourg smells like luxury.
    Dior Homme is outstanding.

    *** Primrose - forgot about Guerlain- a lot of the Guerlains smell luxurious to me. Old world luxury that is....
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    Dior Homme Intense
    Égoïste
    Baldessarini

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    Homage by Amouage

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    It depends of what I think of luxury:

    - If it has to do with the way Occidentals regard Middle Eastern tastes, Amouage comes to mind.
    - Penhaligon's and Creed come to mind if luxury is understood in the sense of L'Ancienne Regime and / or XIX / pre WWII European Courts.
    - Artisan perfumists come to mind when luxury is associated with its value due to its uniqueness.
    - Old moneyed people and their sense of luxury (which disregards middle-class snobbery) makes me think of traditional barbershop-like scents sold in drugstores as well as scents made by Roger & Gallet.
    - I always thought of Hermes as a brand associated with the sense the French burgoisie might have of "luxury".
    - Chanel and Dior make me think are brands affected gay men might think of being luxurious.

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    Definitely Amouage
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    I tend to buy moderately priced frags, so this is a bit difficult for me. I suppose my bottle of Tom Ford Grey Vetiver is a bit more luxurious than most.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Blenheim Bouquet is one of the few frags which signify to me the pinnacle of tasteful and timeless luxury
    +1! Although I feel that a peasant, such as myself, can get away with wearing it.

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    Dhofar (Xerjoff)
    Uden (Xerjoff)
    Mefisto (Xerjoff)
    XXY and Homme (Xerjoff)
    Epic, Lyric, Dia, XXV (Amouage)
    Eau Noire and Bois D' Argent (Dior)
    Cuir De Russie, Sycomore and Rue Cambon 31 (Chanel)
    Amber Absoulte, Noir De Noir and Tuscan Leather (Tom Ford)
    Vetiver Extraordinaire, Musc Ravageur and L'Eau d'Hiver (Malle)
    Vetiver Tonka, Paprika Brasil and Poivre Samarcande (Hermes)
    Askew and Geste (HUMIECKI & GRAEF)
    Rose 31 (Le Labo)
    Dzongkha, Timbuktu and Dzing (L'artisan)
    I can keep going im going to stop tho...............

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    Chamade Pour Homme
    Balafre
    Aoud Forest

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    Dior Homme will always win.

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    Prada's Infusion d'Homme and Dior Homme always make me feel like I'm in the lap of luxury.
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    Habit Rouge Beau Cavalier by Guerlain
    Mitsouko (Vintage) by Guerlain

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    Interesting, Amouage was mentioned more times than the others, I'll do myself a favor and get the Discovery collection.
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    Parfumes du Nicolai New York

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    To me, a luxury fragrance is one that smells unique, exotic and rich (ie. not light and transparent). Some of the fragrances I feel fits this profile are:

    1. L'air du desert Marocain
    2. Chergui
    3. Musc Ravageur

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    A*Men? Is this a joke thread?

    All of the Amouage line smells like money whether you like the scents of think they're worth it.

    Trumpers Eucris
    Santos de Cartier
    VC& A Pour Homme
    Last edited by StylinLA; 12th May 2010 at 04:08 PM.

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    Add Noir de Noir too!

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    I'll 5th/6th/7th or whatever Dior Homme.
    Also Burberry London. Absolutely dirth cheap, but boy you wouldn't think so from the smell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by megatropolis View Post
    Dhofar (Xerjoff)
    Uden (Xerjoff)
    Mefisto (Xerjoff)
    XXY and Homme (Xerjoff)
    Epic, Lyric, Dia, XXV (Amouage)
    Eau Noire and Bois D' Argent (Dior)
    Cuir De Russie, Sycomore and Rue Cambon 31 (Chanel)
    Amber Absoulte, Noir De Noir and Tuscan Leather (Tom Ford)
    Vetiver Extraordinaire, Musc Ravageur and L'Eau d'Hiver (Malle)
    Vetiver Tonka, Paprika Brasil and Poivre Samarcande (Hermes)
    Askew and Geste (HUMIECKI & GRAEF)
    Rose 31 (Le Labo)
    Dzongkha, Timbuktu and Dzing (L'artisan)
    I can keep going im going to stop tho...............
    My compliments for a very well thought out list. I looked up Luxury Fragrances in the dictionary and it said, see "class" and under class, it said see "megatropolis".
    Last edited by thebeck; 12th May 2010 at 02:08 PM.

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    Heritage - Guerlain
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    A*Men? Is this a joke thread?
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    Anything from Creed but primarily Vintage Tabarome, Royal English Leather and Bois du Portugal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuisquash View Post
    adp colonia
    Acqua di Parma Colonia and Colonia Assoluta for me also.....I also feel this way with my Armani Prive Collection (all of them). Bond No.9 fragrances do this for me and the Creeds also!!! The House of Hermes also gives me this feeling!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by thebeck View Post
    My compliments for a very well thought out list. I looked up Luxury Fragrances in the dictionary and it said, see "class" and under class, it said see "megatropolis".
    OMG...I will hold that in the highest regard. Thanks for your stamp of approval!!

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    Cartier Pasha, Must De Cartier, Curve For Men, A*Men, Carolina Herrera CH, Opium, One Man Show,...
    However i don't like Kouros, but i think it's Luxury.

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    To me Declaration from Cartier makes me think of luxury. And I second the Guerlain Heritage suggestion. It smells like "old money".

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    I don't really see how A*Men has got so many responses. I think of it as a Jersey Shore fragrance.

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    Bvlgari Extreme, Soir and PH
    Dolce and Gabbana
    Jaipur EDP
    Gendarme

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohhmygod View Post


    I fully agree. Amouage Jubilation XXV smells like luxury. It's worth every pennie on it

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickbr View Post
    I fully agree. Amouage Jubilation XXV smells like luxury. It's worth every pennie on it
    thats gold men. Jubilation to my nose is just a bunch of incense-y basket of dried fruits . :P
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    Dior Homme
    Vetiver Tonka by Hermes
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa

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    The JAR line have cultivated an aura of luxury through high prices and very limited availability, maxing out the exclusivity factor. I find it all pretentious, but the only fragrance of theirs I've tried is now in my top ten, so they just may be on to something...

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    Quote Originally Posted by supperman View Post
    To me, a luxury fragrance is one that smells unique, exotic and rich (ie. not light and transparent). Some of the fragrances I feel fits this profile are:

    1. L'air du desert Marocain
    2. Chergui
    3. Musc Ravageur
    -Agreed with you. I will also add Amouage Jubilation xxv, Hermès Equipage, and Frapin Caravelle Epicee.
    -Even though Creed Millesime Imperial is a very fresh and light fragrance, it has a sophisticated luxurious aura.

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    For old money: Bois du Portugal by Creed
    For new money Tiffany for Men or PdN New York

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    I must also add Comme des Garcons and The House of Cartier.....Clive Christian fits into this category also!!! I also thought of Jivago and Chanel.....
    Gary

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    Hmmmmmm

    I'd go for

    Egoiste
    Creed Bois du Portugal
    GFT Eucris

    Probably more but off the top og my head they would be the ones I have

    Edit: How could I forget the magnificent Lorenzo Villoresi Uomo... it's perfection.
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    Sorry to bump this thread once more and thus intrude, but since Chanel Egoiste was mentioned, I'd also say Chanel pour Monsieur: very Old School kind of luxury, understated yet distinguished, truly classy, with a lot of personality and individuality, under its apparently very low-key, no-nonsense and clean-cut elegance

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    Luxury, style, and a lot of money are, in the USA, the attributes of none other than Bijan Men. You can buy a 2.5 oz bottle for $120.00 at the main site of Bijan Fragrances. http://storesense04.dynamic.net/bija...lassic+for+Men. It contains '98 precious ingredients'. It is also sold in the world's most expensive boutique.

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