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    Question Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Hi all!

    Well, I was looking for a new fragrance, something sensual/sexy and I see all over the web (and even people tell me this) that Black XS from paco rabanne is "so sexy" and that the girls really LOVE this smell. Well, I smelled it and... huh!?! Strawberry/cherry pie! How this could be "sexy"? I mean, how it is supopsed to be sexy for a man to smell like cherry pie? lol

    So, I am wondering, what are you thinking about black XS? How is this so sexy?!

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    it smells fine for a while but a fecal note comes in on the drydown that i hate.

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    Strawberry is the feeling it gives off but it's the combination of lemon, sage and praline that give that off. Once I distinguished that I don't really get strawberry anymore and I can see how it's sexy. It's a sweet woody fresh scent with excellent projection and longevity and quite similar to Light Blue for women which girls tend to like.

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    Black XS is not sexy at all. For me it just smells like a synthetic strawberry jam. Overly sweet and artificial. My wife hated this fragrance and asked me if it was really made for men.
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    it smells like strawberry jelly. nothing sexy about it.
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    I don't really see it as a sexy fragrance, but the girl at the counter of my local shop said she loved smelling it on her husband. It gives me a headache and nauseates me.

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    allright lol

    And do you guys have any ideas of a real good sexy/sensual fragrance for men?

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Quote Originally Posted by coolboy153 View Post
    allright lol

    And do you guys have any ideas of a real good sexy/sensual fragrance for men?
    Give Body Kouros a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolboy153 View Post
    allright lol

    And do you guys have any ideas of a real good sexy/sensual fragrance for men?
    A*Men or The Dreamer

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    Fahrenheit or Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme
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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Quote Originally Posted by Armor King View Post
    it smells like strawberry jelly. nothing sexy about it.
    exactly

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Insufferably vile IMO.

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    damn i just ordered this too, 20% off and free ship though

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Damn right it's sexy!! Maybe that's because a red-hot ex of mine used to wear it though lol. l honestly don't smell strawberry in this, it's the praline/patchouli combo that gets me. One of my all time favourite male fragrances.

    Fahrenheit is also a good one!
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    This is my most complimented fragrance i have by a long shot and i have the ever complimented JPG le male and 1 million in my collection too

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    It could be considered sexy but it's atrocious to me. So sweet, too sweet. I do think that chicks dig it generally.

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    Well I think that perhaps is difficult for us to recognize that a sweet fragrance with a raspberry smell can be sexy, but it is so. I think that in the skin of a man changes and becomes a less candy smell.

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    Is this sweet like puremalt sweet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by teardrop View Post
    Damn right it's sexy!! Maybe that's because a red-hot ex of mine used to wear it though lol. l honestly don't smell strawberry in this, it's the praline/patchouli combo that gets me. One of my all time favourite male fragrances.

    Fahrenheit is also a good one!
    Hot men and women can make almost anything hot and sexy, point taken lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by b0n3z View Post
    Give Body Kouros a try.
    OUCH! I just smelled this one! Its horrible lol there is nothing in it that I can say "hmmm what a good smell I want to smell it again". Its so strong and weird... erk lol Not my type lol

    I also don't imagine a girl in a romantic date to smell this all night long lollll

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    sexy isn't what came to mind when I smelled this one. I just get a strawberry thing and that's about it. I'd rather wear A*men.

    "sexy" is totally relative. I like orientals and gourmands, I find them warm and inviting, so I'd more likely suggest that.
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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    One of the few designers scents that i love ...... and my gf is a big fan too.
    Great sillage, longevity and not too expensive.
    Its definately not an elegant fragrance and i wouldn't wear it to the theatre or a restaurant but its great for an informal night out at a bar or club.
    As for sexy? I think it is sexy in a fun way rather than a seductive way.

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    For fans of gourmand this one might be, if not sexy, still very appealing and even slightly comforting

    However, if one is less or not at all into marzipan, toffee, cocoa or several other "edible" notes, it might not be the most attractive scent

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Well, what im looking for in a sexy/sensual fragrance is the ones that can fit very well for romantic date, you know, the "italian-lover-boy" style, or a big dinner with candles, and a sexy night.... Hmm, hard to explain what im searching for lol so whats your suggestions?

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Quote Originally Posted by coolboy153 View Post
    OUCH! I just smelled this one! Its horrible lol there is nothing in it that I can say "hmmm what a good smell I want to smell it again". Its so strong and weird... erk lol Not my type lol

    I also don't imagine a girl in a romantic date to smell this all night long lollll
    Sorry you didn't like it. But I think you are making a terrible mistake. Haha. In this case you are trying impress a ladies nose -- correct? Not your own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b0n3z View Post
    Sorry you didn't like it. But I think you are making a terrible mistake. Haha. In this case you are trying impress a ladies nose -- correct? Not your own.
    Well, i like when a girl besids me smell good so i also want that the girl beside me like my perfume lol. I remember last month in a nightclub, there was a boy dancing very close to the girls (and trying maybe to get laid haha) and his perfume was horrible. The girls was like "uhh wtf is this" lol so for me its important to please the girls noze when im with them. But i dont imagine me being real close to them for many hours with the big horrible body kouros smell lol

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    Sure, if you want it to be.

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    Default Re: Paco Rabanne - Black XS sexy??

    It's very sexy. I find it to be a real boxer dropper.
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    I don't get the strawberry jelly thing at all...more like strawberry jam

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    I've only smelled it and it does smell nice in my opinion. My girlfriend loves strawberries so i'm considering getting it. I can sort of see how girls see it as sexy, but i dunno i feel as long as the woods in the back along with patchouli works with it it can smell really attractive from preventing it from becoming uber "feminine" . hows the projections on this frag?

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