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    Default Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Name a fragrance that you enjoy smelling but don't want to wear it.

    For me: Millesime Imperial.

    Probably one of the most pleasant smelling fragrances...I can probably smell it all day but for some reason I just do not want myself smell like this.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    wow there's a lot .. and i mean A LOT !! .. but on the top of my head .. 1 million , givenchy pi , and CREED SMW ...

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Most Serge Lutens ... if not all.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Killian Back to Black. Smells wonderful, but I just don`t want to smell like honey..

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    SMW. Love smelling it on the ladies, though.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    None. If I think it smells wonderful, then I don't mind smelling like it.
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Cafe Noir and Amber Absolute (this one is a little hard for a College student)
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    If I think it smells wonderful I'll wear it.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by laph View Post
    If I think it smells wonderful I'll wear it.
    Same here.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Arabie (As well as many other SL)
    Le Labo Iris 39
    Most heavy pure ouds.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    None. If I think it smells wonderful, then I don't mind smelling like it.
    Quote Originally Posted by laph View Post
    If I think it smells wonderful I'll wear it.
    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Same here.
    Let me ask you this. What do you think of the smell of delicious hickory smoked bacon, fresh off the frying pan?

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    On the designer side I'll go with the Ed Hardy fragrances!!!
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Hardly any, just as said in other posts by previous posters, if I find that a scent smells wonderful, both my immediate reaction and my long-term attitude towards it almost certainly prompt to wear it

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bokchoy View Post
    Let me ask you this. What do you think of the smell of delicious hickory smoked bacon, fresh off the frying pan?
    Gee thanks. I wasn't hungry until this...
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bokchoy View Post
    Let me ask you this. What do you think of the smell of delicious hickory smoked bacon, fresh off the frying pan?
    If you can get it into a bottle, sure, I'd wear it.

    At 20, men tend to worry too much about what other people think of them. Somewhere around 40 they decide, the hell with it, I'm going to do what I want and I don't care what other people think. By the time they're 60 they realize nobody was thinking about them in the first place.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Spicy orientals in general, like YSL Opium and (vintage) Dioressence - great on the hand but I can't bring myself to wear either.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    There are a few....

    Epic Man by Amouage... in fact most Amouages are in this category for me, but especially Epic Man
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    None. If I think it smells wonderful, then I don't mind smelling like it.
    Well said, JC!

    Quote Originally Posted by ROtto View Post
    If you can get it into a bottle, sure, I'd wear it.

    At 20, men tend to worry too much about what other people think of them. Somewhere around 40 they decide, the hell with it, I'm going to do what I want and I don't care what other people think. By the time they're 60 they realize nobody was thinking about them in the first place.
    And ROtto, I agree. Young men are too self-conscious, for the most part, to be individualists. Good observation. I would be great for a few young men to just not give a hoot and wear what they like, not caring if it's hip, trendy, or sure to "catch chicks" or "drop panties."
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by ROtto View Post
    If you can get it into a bottle, sure, I'd wear it.

    At 20, men tend to worry too much about what other people think of them. Somewhere around 40 they decide, the hell with it, I'm going to do what I want and I don't care what other people think. By the time they're 60 they realize nobody was thinking about them in the first place.
    Wow, there's wisdom here that goes waaay beyond fragrance. Thanks for the post.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by ROtto View Post
    At 20, men tend to worry too much about what other people think of them. Somewhere around 40 they decide, the hell with it, I'm going to do what I want and I don't care what other people think. By the time they're 60 they realize nobody was thinking about them in the first place.

    Well said...

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    When I have the chance to find a fragrance that smells "wonderful" to me (and believe me it doesn't happen everyday), I usually can't find a reason not to wear it.
    Top 3 : Jaisalmer | Bulgari Black | Body Kouros

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    I agree that if something smells really good to me, I'll probably have no problem wearing it.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    i don't think you guys get it ... like what if you think the fragrance smell yeah nice .. but it's kinda .. too young .. too old .. too spice or sweet .. like i know a guy in his middle 40's .. he loves the smell of love and luck by ed hardy .. but it feels to young so he doesn't wear it ..

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by ROtto View Post
    If you can get it into a bottle, sure, I'd wear it.

    At 20, men tend to worry too much about what other people think of them. Somewhere around 40 they decide, the hell with it, I'm going to do what I want and I don't care what other people think. By the time they're 60 they realize nobody was thinking about them in the first place.
    Is this why 20-somethings are almost exclusively the ones with music blaring out of their car windows, thinking people are somehow impressed?

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Joop! Homme.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad14 View Post
    i don't think you guys get it ... like what if you think the fragrance smell yeah nice .. but it's kinda .. too young .. too old .. too spice or sweet .. like i know a guy in his middle 40's .. he loves the smell of love and luck by ed hardy .. but it feels to young so he doesn't wear it ..
    No, indeed, I don't get these age things, and if something is nice but "too much" on a note, then I probably won't call it "wonderful" but "interesting". And when I smell something I like, I don't think about any type of guys who "should" wear it, I just imagine me wearing it.
    What means exactly "too young" or "too old" ? Because you smelled that fragrance on younger or older guys, it does mean it's THEIR fragrance ? It doesn't make sense to me, but I respect your opinion, though
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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Not to sound conceited, but people actually do notice things. Of course, individuality is potentially a good thing--it means that people will notice you all the more.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Most sweet prominently gourmand scents. I don't fancy smelling like I just popped out of the oven.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by Bokchoy View Post
    Let me ask you this. What do you think of the smell of delicious hickory smoked bacon, fresh off the frying pan?
    It honestly doesn't enthuse me but we're not talking about food here wer're talking about fragrances.

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    Default Re: Fragrances that smell wonderful...but you don't want to smell like it. (Mens/Unisex only)

    Quote Originally Posted by ziffy321 View Post
    Most Serge Lutens ... if not all.
    +1.....
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