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    What scent do you reach for while wearing black? I used to go for Bvlgari Black, Polo Double Black, and Angel Men ( not at the same time ) but lately I've been contrasting frags and clothing. Acqua di Parma, Duc de Vervins, and Hermes concentree d'orange are new favs.

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    No particular scent. The color of my clothes doesn't influence the choice of my fragrance.

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    If you wear black clothes you MUST wear black frags! Same goes for blue ones and green ones.

    When I wear Bleu de Chanel I make sure I am decked out in my best blues.

    All joking aside - I do actually get where you're coming from - but I definitely don't think clothing colors and scent 'colors' need to be matched up. (Even though I secretly do it sometimes.)

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    Kilian Back to Black.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    No particular scent. The color of my clothes doesn't influence the choice of my fragrance.
    True. But all-black is a sort of statement.

    I might to Ambre Extreme or TdH.

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    There have been many times in the past that I would wear black clothes.
    Most of those times I would wear Egoiste.

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    Serge Noire
    Encre Noire
    Antaeus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rescentment View Post
    If you wear black clothes you MUST wear black frags! Same goes for blue ones and green ones.

    When I wear Bleu de Chanel I make sure I am decked out in my best blues.

    All joking aside - I do actually get where you're coming from - but I definitely don't think clothing colors and scent 'colors' need to be matched up. (Even though I secretly do it sometimes.)
    That's just silly. Everyone knows you wear acquatics with orange and citrus with blue jeans.

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    Bvlgari black of course! ...or la nuit ... Or whatever else I feel like. Haha

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    Bulgari Black is the first to come to mind (for obvious reasons), but for me wearing all black is more of a "mood" sort of thing rather than something that requires color/scent coordination. So for those times I'm in the mood to wear all black, I find myself reaching for Bois d'Orage, M7, or Encre Noire (and yes, I am aware that the latter just so happens to color coordinate as well

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    Encre Noire or Mandarina Duck Pure Black

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    Well, Bandit of course!

    Btw, I find your choice of Concentree d'Orange Vert very interesting. I've often thought there was a dusk-like element to this fragrance, which contrasts sharply with its overall citrusy identity. Kind of like a dark gravel path through a sunlit garden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadidahs View Post
    What scent do you reach for while wearing black? I used to go for Bvlgari Black, Polo Double Black, and Angel Men ( not at the same time ) but lately I've been contrasting frags and clothing. Acqua di Parma, Duc de Vervins, and Hermes concentree d'orange are new favs.
    Are you a goth?

    Most bizarre behaviour I must say. Out of the few criteria that should play a part in deciding what fragrance one wears, clothing is a surprising choice, still, to each their own.

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    I wear a lot of black. Actually, all of the clothing I own is black. Not including pants of course. I just wear whatever! But, for the sake of the thread, perhaps Noir de Noir or Encre Noire.

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    Midnight Poison, Encre Noir, Costume Nationals Scent Intense, Voleur De Roses, Le Labo Rose 31~
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anť View Post
    Are you a goth?

    Most bizarre behaviour I must say. Out of the few criteria that should play a part in deciding what fragrance one wears, clothing is a surprising choice, still, to each their own.
    no, im a vampire

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    I dont think I have ever gone all black. i guess I'm a colourful guy.
    Smellin good

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    Black Orchid or Ungaro III, either of them is perfect.

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    A good old school choice might be Drakkar Noir. A more modern alternative might be something like Kenneth Cole Black.

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    Etat Libre d'Orange Rien
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    Encre Noire and Chanel Antaeus

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    How about French Lover from Malle.
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    Pascal Morabito "Or Black"

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    If you were to match your fragrance to black clothing then both Jacomo De Jacomo and Salvador Dali PH would be sufficiently dark.

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    I think all black calls for something dark and heavy, like an incense, wood, etc. Bois Du Portugal, Avignon, Anteaus, etc...
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    Never noticed it before, but I guess I'm with the OP...I rarely if ever wear all black, but when I dress in darker tones I tend to offset them with sharp, cool fragrances like Prada Infusion d'Homme, Acqua di Parma, etc.

    Sometimes I will go with classic fougeres like Rive Gauche or Azzaro PH, which could be considered "dark," but still mostly come across as clean and formal.

    Today I'm wearing a dark purple shirt and I'm wearing Yuzu Ab Irato 09 with it.
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    Divine L`homme Sage
    Michael Kors for men
    Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur
    Creed Bois du Portugal

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    Something along the lines of Mouchoir de Monsieur, Knize Ten or Trussardi Uomo, for some reason, they all seem to fit the concept well

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    Molinard's Les Fleurs de Provence series Muguet of course.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Black shirt with a classic citrus seems perfect
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    Rive Gauche PH or VCA PH

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    I used to wear 'black' fragrances when I wore all black, but then it just felt sort of silly so I stopped doing it.

    A couple of days ago I wore all black to work (head to toe, including socks and shoes) and I wore Vetiver by Christian Dior. Perhaps the least 'black' scent I could have chosen.
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    I really don't chose the fragrance I am going to wear based on my clothing, but I might go for YSL La nuit de l'homme. Not because it's extremely dark, but I think it would work well.

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    I've worn Green Irish Tweed, Grey Flannel, and Tea Rose in black. The idea of wearing a "black" branded fragrance with black always seemed silly to me.

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    I was just thinking yesterday that Amber Absolute was best suited for wearing with all black...or maybe black tie.

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    musc ravageur or black xs

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    Encre noire

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    VC& A Pour Homme
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    Made for guys in black suits

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    I suggest you try Salvador Dali pour Homme

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    Black Afgano

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    Back To Black By Kilian

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    My fave 'black' fragrance is Memoir Man by Amouage.
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    Antaeus

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    DK Men

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    That's what I am doing today.
    Reached for Encre Noir, but finally chose Black Aoud.

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    For the women, Guerlain's La Petite Robe Noir ("little black dress"):

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2009/01/12...new-fragrance/

    For men, I think of "tuxedo," so I think Washington Tremlett Black Tie:

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2008/06/24...grance-review/
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    La Nuit De L'Homme.

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    I too wear a lot of black and suggest Czech & Speake 88 ..... smells like vampires.

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    My life uniform is dark jeans and a black shirt but it doesn't dissuade me from wearing anything I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lunoar View Post
    I too wear a lot of black and suggest Czech & Speake 88 ..... smells like vampires.
    sounds interesting

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    Costume National Scent Intense

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    Quote Originally Posted by shadidahs View Post
    no, im a vampire
    If you are a vampire you gotta wear Ungaro III

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    Gucci pour Homme I
    Five that I am enjoying right now

    1) Sel de Vetiver by The Different Company
    2) Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain
    3) Bois des Iles by Chanel
    4) Devin by Aramis
    5) Coromandel by Chanel

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    Ungaro III
    La Nuit De L'Homme
    Halston Z-14
    Bvlgari Black

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    halston catalyst
    it's really sensual which works fantastic with black clothing

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