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  1. #61

    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Quote Originally Posted by monsieur_sparkle View Post
    You shouldn't be. Amouage makes some very luxurious smelling fragrances.
    Agree. I don't like that many of them, but they are pricey scents that smell like pricey scents for sure.

  2. #62

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    Carnal Flower or KL Homme.

  3. #63

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    Mauboussin Homme or Santos de Cartier

  4. #64

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    +1 on Chanel's Coromandel
    Like most of the Chanels do...

  5. #65

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    Quote Originally Posted by monsieur_sparkle View Post
    You shouldn't be. Amouage makes some very luxurious smelling fragrances.
    They also smell very chemical to me and make me feel that i've put something unhealthy on my skin. Gold in particular i have found to be a heavy pimp cologne and nothing to be associated with luxury, at least my notion of it.

  6. #66

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    Swiss Arabian Mukhalat Malaki
    My Top 10

    1. Amouage Homage Attar
    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
    4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    5. Chanel Egoiste
    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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  7. #67

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChoppedGarlic View Post
    They also smell very chemical to me and make me feel that i've put something unhealthy on my skin. Gold in particular i have found to be a heavy pimp cologne and nothing to be associated with luxury, at least my notion of it.
    Weird. None of them smell "chemical" to me whatsoever, not even Ciel. Maybe you got a bad sample.

  8. #68

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    Serge Lutens - Chergui
    Chanel - Pour Monsieur
    LOST! in scent and music

  9. #69

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    Amouage Jubilation XXV, Profumi Del Forte Versilia Platinum.


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    Dior Homme Intense
    M7
    L'Instant De Guerlain
    Prada Amber
    Geir
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    Wishlist: Byredo Pulp, Creed Aventus, Montale Black Aoud, Original Santal, Dior Jules, Invasion Barbare, Pure Distance M

  11. #71

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    Cuir Mauresque

  12. #72

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    Egoiste or Dior Homme...

  13. #73

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    For me, I like.....

    Heritage by Guerlain
    Mechant Loup by L'Artisan
    Richard James Saville Row

  14. #74

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    I guess it depends on whether I'm choosing for elegance or opulence:

    Czech & Speake No. 88
    Knize Two
    Habanita
    L'Heure Bleue

  15. #75

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    I usually reach for:

    Tiffany for Men
    Patou pour Homme and Prive
    Dunhill for Men (1934)
    Arome 3

  16. #76

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    GIT
    Memoir Man
    Declaration
    Hinoki
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

  17. #77

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    Quote Originally Posted by monsieur_sparkle View Post
    You shouldn't be. Amouage makes some very luxurious smelling fragrances.
    Meh, not to derail the thread, but i got the small boxed set with the 6 samples and every each one of them smelled way too synthetic for my tastes. Like, in a way that made think "i am gonna get cancer" and "this shouldn't pass a health safety inspection in a civilized country". Maybe i got a bad sample set, who knows. That's a pity, because i liked Epic Man quite a lot, but it was still marred with that poisonous aspect lingering.

  18. #78

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    +1 Carnal Flower

    Add the relaxed L'Ombre dans L'eau or Chanel 19 edp

    The C&S nº88 when i go gentleman.

    Ambre Russe or Ambre Precieux when in amber mood.

    M7, Habit Rouge, Chergui, le 3º Homme, Black Aoud (sprayed lightly) and 3 Fleurs (Parfum d'empire) get honorable mention.

  19. #79

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    Bois du Portugal
    Aventus
    Windsor
    Tobacco vanille
    L'instant
    Prada amber
    Dior homme intense


    I have tons more but those are just a selected few....

  20. #80

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    Amouage Reflection

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    Amouage Gold. When I tried it I felt like a sheik, and I am not kidding.

  22. #82

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    PPH
    Derby (old)
    Gucci Nobile
    Balafre(old)
    Vintage Tabarome

  23. #83

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    Lauder for Men

    Dark, smoky, exotic, unique.

  24. #84

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    It's definitely Tabac Blond for me. It has so many facets, but overall feel is on the verge from luxurious to decadent
    Cuir de Russie extrait and Ubar are fantastic calls!
    I'll add Vol de Nuit extrait. It makes me feel yes luxurious and a couple of inches taller than I am already

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    Currently I'm not able to purchase £100+ fragrances but will be able to do so soon.. fingers crossed.. so Dior Homme Intense shall have to suffice!
    Check out my Fragrance Review Blog

    Wishlist: Byredo Pulp, Creed Aventus, Montale Black Aoud, Original Santal, Dior Jules, Invasion Barbare, Pure Distance M

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    Office? Heritage by Guerlain

    Otherwise? Homage by Amouage
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    Bvlgari Pour Homme Extrême EDT

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    I see Amouage listed here alot, quite frankly im not impressed with any of their frags. The best Ive smelled is the Honour Man. Personally I think they all smell like 80 year old man. Not knocking anyone who enjoys them thats just how I feel.

    Personally right now I really like Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir for a Luxury Scent. Either that or Frapin 1270

  29. #89

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    I agree with you. Tiffany for Men. I don't have this yet, but I've tried it out a few times and I think it oozes luxury and elegance.

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    C&S No.88
    In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...

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    Prada Amber Pour Homme
    Creed Millesime Imperial
    "I am a robot and I like cheese"

    Top 5:
    1. Axe Kilo
    2. Lectric Shave
    3. Vicks Vapor Rub
    4. Febreze Pour Homme
    5. Preferred Stock

  32. #92

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    +1 for Amoage Gold. It seems AG could win by far were this a poll......
    Created by master perfumer Guy Robert almost 30 years ago (!) it still remains imo the finest , most luxurios niche has to offer.
    No rain, no rainbow

  33. #93

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    Creed Millesime Imperial
    Penhaligon`s Douro eau du Portugal

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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Quote Originally Posted by DocHolliday View Post
    I see Amouage listed here alot, quite frankly im not impressed with any of their frags. The best Ive smelled is the Honour Man. Personally I think they all smell like 80 year old man.
    Please describe exactly what an 80 year old man smells like... My nose needs some education, as I must not be detecting them when they are near...

    Oh, and my choice... Amouage Dia Man. ;-)
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

  35. #95

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    Bvlgari Soir
    Vetiver 48
    Bois du Portugal
    Reflection Man
    Tobacco Vanille
    L'instant Extreme
    Prada Amber
    M7
    Royal Delight

  36. #96

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    Reflection Man (metro luxury)
    Prada Amber (metro luxury)
    Yellow Sea (animalic luxury)
    Washington Square (dandy luxury)
    Colonia Intensa (classic masculine luxury)
    Burberry London (gentleman's lounge luxury)
    Lyric Man (floral luxury)
    Memoir Man (existentialist luxury)
    Ungaro II (dandy luxury)
    Jubilation XXV (arabic luxury)
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    Iris Pallida 50ml

    Ungaro I 75ml

    and more!
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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Riley View Post
    Boucheron Pour Homme
    L'Instant Guerlain
    I will add Opium Pour Homme Edp
    Tom Ford Extreme

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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    +1,000,000 Carnal Flower

  39. #99

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    -Egoiste by Chanel
    -Ormonde Man by Ormonde Jayne
    -Habit Rouge by Guerlain

  40. #100

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    Chanel Cuir de Russie - I wear it whenever I go get tested

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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Patou pour Homme
    Knize Ten
    Yohji Homme
    Habit Rouge vintage edc
    Sycomore
    Heritage edp
    Lonestar Memories
    Le Troisieme Homme
    Timbuktu
    Others
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  42. #102

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    Givenchy Pi
    Dior Homme
    Gucci Envy for men
    Chanel Egoiste
    Lancome Hypnose Homme
    YSL M7

  43. #103

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    Surprisingly, Pure Malt, I think it something associated with the Warmth it has.
    The hunt for a Signature Fragrance is not an easy one! I see the light at the end of the tunnel!
    Want to buy! "Nothing?!, well that's a first."

  44. #104

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    Égoïste
    my current top five (always in transition)

    Dior Eau Noire
    HdP 1725 Casanova
    eau de gloire parfum d'empire
    Dia man Amouage
    comme des garçons man 2

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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Milassime Imperial
    Right now I think that I have all the fragrances that I want.

  46. #106

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    Tuscan Leather
    Clive Christian - C for Men.

  47. #107

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    JHL....Aramis
    Heritage EDP....Guerlain
    Blue Amber....Montale
    Don't panic. Just stay calm, and reload....

  48. #108

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    hednic - Gengis Khan where would one source a sample, decant or bottle?

    100 odd suggestions and not one Guerlain - Imperial Tonka Maybe its the Tonka bean that cannot be taken to seriously? But I love wearing IT with a white starched shirt and tie in a dark blue suit and polished leather shoes - I even get trade my swatch for a rolex on these occassions. lol

    No Dior Exclusives does that mean Dior Exclusives do not reach the luxury realm for us Bner's?

    Chanel exclusives did well in this thread. Diamondflame 34 rue Cambon Going to have to sniff this with your suggestion in mind. (Hijack thread question) are you not getting married soon? What did you decide on a marriage ceremony scent for his and hers?

    Joe - surprised me with Carnal Flower as a choice. Is that not tainted dirty style? Joe, I would of expected your Tiffany for Men too appear as a suggestion from you?

    Amourage - did very well here but I feel it may be too outspoken for me to wear.

    All in all a gdamn good thread to read through

  49. #109

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    Santal Noble, Homage, Balsamo Della Mecca & Sandalo Inspiritu - personal luxury.
    Patou Pour Homme, Derby, Eau de Guerlain, Sous le Vent & AdP Colonia - quiet luxury.
    Amouage Gold, Taste of Heaven, Reflection Man - modern luxury.

  50. #110

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    Creed Silver Mountain Water

  51. #111

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    Anything from my wardrobe.

  52. #112

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    Another vote for Jubilation XXV.

  53. #113

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    Amouage Dia
    Amouage Homage
    Xerjoff Uden
    Indult Reve en cuir
    Mark Buxton Nameless
    Dior Homme Intense

    and a few others more.

  54. #114

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    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Prada Amber Pour Homme.
    +1 even after all the niches this one is pure money!

  55. #115

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    Oud Wood (Tom Ford) - alone or layered with GIT

    MI

    Perhaps Windsor...

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    Default Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    The first thing I thought was 'nothing sweet.'

    Most of the Chanel exclusifs would fit the luxury smell.

  57. #117

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    MDCI Invasion Barbare or an Amouage frag to be named later.

  58. #118

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackened View Post


    Égoïste
    this + 1
    Black suede touch, but only considering its price
    Also, from what I have tested: Jaipur Homme, Rive Gauche

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    Puredistance M and Tom Ford Extreme
    "I am a robot and I like cheese"

    Top 5:
    1. Axe Kilo
    2. Lectric Shave
    3. Vicks Vapor Rub
    4. Febreze Pour Homme
    5. Preferred Stock

  60. #120

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    Xerjoff 1717 Homme. Darvant's review will tell you all that you know about it!

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