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    Default Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Lets say the Le Male does its trick, she falls for you, and now she wants you to meet the parents. What fragrance is good for the situation of meeting a girls parents for the first time

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    Something inoffensive and conservative, office wear-like.
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    +1 something conservative and inoffensive. Light (very light) applications of Le Male or Dior Homme would do.

    Or, one could wear something as offensively sterile as Light Blue, which will give the impression that one scrupolously attends to his personal and his household's hygiene with powerful disinfectants. Which might scare the girl who has to smell that, but will reassure the parents.

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    Dior Homme intense : sensual and classy
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    Like mentioned above, wear something inoffensive and a light application.

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    Prada Infusion d'homme

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    Absolue pour le Soir. Just kidding

    I'd wear something with sandalwood. Its such a regal and noble scent. It will assure her parents you have sincere intentions.

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    I would probably go for Creed Silver Mountain Water. Second to that, would be Terre d'Hermes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdwctdwc View Post
    Dior Homme intense : sensual and classy
    Not sure it's the best idea to be smelling "sensual" in front of her parents =P

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    (the following written, assuming hetero parents)

    Something her mom would like but not likely make her (mom) lust after you -- unless you're into the sort of thing that gets you Jerry Springer or Maury.

    Pleasing mom is most important. Here's the simple calculus:

    1.) If mom is happy -- everyone is happy. She has the power over the father. You know the power I'm talking about.

    2.) Dad isn't stupid. He knows what you'll be doing with his daughter anyway. I wouldn't wear anything feminine since dad probably doesn't want a possible son-in-law to be a pansy or weak and unable to protect his daughter. If he's of (USA) Southern or lower Mid Western culture, apply so lightly that dad can't even smell it at "hand shake distance". Mom, you can probably get away with a hug.

    Wear something that smells equal or slightly better than their socio-economic status. You don't want to smell like money if the parents are 8th grade graduates living in a 1970's faux wood paneled trailer with a shrine to Dale Earhardt and an income from selling hubcaps found alongside the road. And you don't want to smell like dollar store disinfectant if her parents are the least bit classy.

    Naturally, wear something that fits you (from an outside perspective). You may love something Brad Pitt wears to the Oscars...but you aren't Brad Pitt going to the Oscars.

    I can't offer any suggestions without knowing more. Chose wisely and apply lightly...and don't take it too seriously. You're dating the person, not their parents.

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    Taylor of Old Bond Street Luxury Sandalwood. Gives off a mature, dependable, clean and confident aura without being "shouty".

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    I would suggest Acqua Di Parma Colonia. Clean and smart.
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    Burberry London

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    Tom Ford for Men by Tom Ford
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    Sycomore by Chanel

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    Something her dad would have worn had he been into scents, and something her mom would have liked on her husband.
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    Out of your wardrobe Gucci pour homme.

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    I would go with something old-school such as Vetiver by Guerlain or Pour Homme from Azzaro.

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    Ask her what her Dad wears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . then get creative with that if you must.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koala501 View Post
    I would suggest Acqua Di Parma Colonia. Clean and smart.
    +1. Safe and inoffensive, but very classy and mature as well.
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    Default Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Ok so she fell for you. The question is do you feel the same way abt her? This will affect the choice of personal fragrance for that 'meet the parents' session.

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    Just wear whatever you want, there is nothing they can do about it. Wear something evil and nasty.
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    UNTITLED No.8 of course!

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    There is a solution to this. Wear no scent yourself but buy your girlfriend a high quality scent as a gift and make sure she wears it. When it is commented upon how wonderful she smells and it is revealed to be a gift from you it is smooth sailing from there on.

    Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe C View Post
    There is a solution to this. Wear no scent yourself but buy your girlfriend a high quality scent as a gift and make sure she wears it. When it is commented upon how wonderful she smells and it is revealed to be a gift from you it is smooth sailing from there on.

    Good luck!
    Sneaky! That's a clever one.
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    Apart from what I would wear and what was mentioned before -> Dior Homme Intense, you can't go wrong with L'Instant de Guerlain or classic J'ose Homme by Eisenberg

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    Kouros. It will announce the arrival of the new alpha male in the household.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RŁssel View Post
    Kouros. It will announce the arrival of the new alpha male in the household.
    LOL

    This one is good !!!!!!!

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    Depends how serious it is:

    If she's Miss Right, I would go with something light and inoffensive
    If she's Miss Right Now, wear whatever you want!

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    Probably, Chanel pour Monsieur

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    A Hindi oud oil should do the trick...

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    Masculine, inoffensive, yet sophisticated gentleman. Green Irish Tweed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by koala501 View Post
    I would suggest Acqua Di Parma Colonia. Clean and smart.
    +1 old school baby
    Sounds like someones having a case of the Mondays

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    Quote Originally Posted by RŁssel View Post
    Kouros. It will announce the arrival of the new alpha male in the household.
    I can't stop laughing at this post. Hehe.
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    Default Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Honestly, if it were me (and as much as I hate to say this)... I'd wear nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisbar1104 View Post
    Honestly, if it were me (and as much as I hate to say this)... I'd wear nothing.

    EXACTLY.

    like it or not, cologne has the stereotype of "guy trying to hard to get in girl's pants". you don't want them thinking this when meeting you for the first time.

    after you get to know them, fine. actually, that should read: after THEY get to know YOU, then it's fine.

    until then, let your sparkling personality and gentlemanly respect for their daughter be their first impression of you, not some stupid cologne...

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    I'd say go with something clean, fresh & inoffensive. Maybe Mugler Cologne, Original Vetiver, Himalaya, Infusion d'homme, GIT, Chez Bond, etc.

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    whatever suits you, but just not too much of it.

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    oh, and if you want to please them, why not try a classic that was popular around the time you girlfriend was born. ;)

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    Angel men or Joop...10 sprays at least I'd go with Aventus

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    You could go with a light application of LeMale, but out of your wardrobe I would go with Burberry London, or Armani Code, and maybe L'Homme. If it were me I would go with Zino, or something else older but classy like Azzaro, Paco, Eau Sauvage, Pierre Cardin PH, or maybe even Old Spice, or Polo applied the same way you would apply LeMale(lightly). Thats why I think LeMale would work it's a new school take on an old school idea.

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    Git

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisbar1104 View Post
    Honestly, if it were me (and as much as I hate to say this)... I'd wear nothing.
    Not me, I would break the future inlaws in slowly to make the girl happy THEN you can bring out the heavy hitters later on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr. reasonable View Post
    Ask her what her Dad wears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . then get creative with that if you must.
    Yes! Now that is what I am talking about!

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    From your wardrobe, I'd go with L'homme. Nice and innofensive. I personally would go with my most formal fragrance, like an Amouage Memoir, Honour, or Reflection. I would want to come across as mature and professional, yet likable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisbar1104 View Post
    Honestly, if it were me (and as much as I hate to say this)... I'd wear nothing.
    I would at least wear some pants and a shirt!

    Joking aside, wear something that smells sort of classic and inoffensive and a light application. DO NOT WEAR LE MALE!
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    Light application of La Nuit.. it's such a safe scent.
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    Her parents are not baboons (at least I hope not) and therefore won't be running up to smell and inspect your nether regions. The last thing on their mind is what their beloved daughters future beau smells like. Anything light, fresh & clean will work, just don't over spray.

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    ...don't wear anything, be as pure as you can be(good wine needs no bush)!

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    Old Spice

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    Tiffany for Men would convey your maturity and classiness.

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    So she falls for you because you are wearing Le Male?


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    Pour Monsieur EDT Concentree by ChaneL

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    Le Male overapplied

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    Kouros. Of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suppressor View Post
    So she falls for you because you are wearing Le Male?

    obviously that part was just a fun joke.

    thanks for the suggestions guys!

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    1) Clive Christian n. 1, and wear a Saville Row tailored suit. They will invite you to sleep there with your girlfriend anytime you want it, in their bed.

    2) Knize Ten, and wear a military uniform. They will invite you to sleep there with your girlfriend anytime you want it, in their bed.

    3) Acqua di Gio, if she has a sexier younger sister.

    4) Paco Rabanne, if she has a sexier older aunt.

    I join the chorus: avoid Le Male.

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