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    Default Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    I know it's a wide-open question, but which fragrance do you use that has remarkable longevity and sillage? I'm looking for something that I will sense on myself for at least 12 hours without freshing up, and which others around me will notice.

    Anything except Montale Black Aoud which, as I have posted before, is wonderful, but just very short-lived on me because of olfactory fatigue or whatever reason.

    Thanks.

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    Amouage Reflection
    Chanel Egoiste

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    I have Reflection. How much do you use at a time? Two/three sprays? Or more?

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    Well, on me, I would list, alphabetically, (see also my wardrobe http://www.basenotes.net/wardrobe/47321 ; most of my listings have my subjective take on "longevity"):

    Absolue pour le Soir
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Beyond Paradise for Men (I'm guessing others would probably not list this, but for me, it lasts)
    Bogart pour Homme
    Kouros (long half-life! ;-] )
    M7
    Michael for Men
    Number 3 / Le 3me Homme / The Third Man by Caron
    Rive Gauche pour Homme

    I can still identify each these on my skin 24 hours (or more) later.
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    Montale Attar

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Bogart pour Homme is the longevity king on me, at least. 24 hours is not uncommon.
    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

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    Musk Ravageur

    Edit: At first I thought the thread title said "which MALLE fragrance has the best sillage and longevity". None the less I stand by my recommendation.

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    Dior Homme Intense
    L´Instant pour Homme Extreme EDP by Guerlain
    A*Men by Thierry Mugler
    Fahrenheit

    For exampleeeeeeeeeee

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    In my current wardrobe (all somewhat unisex though):

    Musc Ravaguer
    L'air du desert Marocain
    Tobacco Vanille
    New Haarlem
    Muscs Koublai Khan
    1740 MDS
    Terre D'Hermes

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    A*men

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    Quote Originally Posted by daoud62 View Post
    I have Reflection. How much do you use at a time? Two/three sprays? Or more?
    -Never more than 2 sprays. One of them under my shirt..

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    Mazzolari Lui. I have only used this as a dab-on from a sample, but I imagine that a spray from a bottle would be devastatingly potent and last forever

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    A*men, tobacco vanille, new haarlem

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    to say masculine longevity is to say Fahrenheit
    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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    Bois 1920 Real Patchouli lasted till the next day on my wrists. Could even smell after showering.

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    Also Annick Goutal Sables lasts over 24hrs.

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    M7 - it still lingers in my nightmares....

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    Fahrenheit Absolue
    Opium pour Homme EDP

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    SL Arabie
    Montale Red Aoud
    L'Artisan Parfumeur L'Eau du Navigateur
    Jo Malone Rosewater & Vanilla
    Thierry Mugler A*Men
    Annick Goutal Ambre Fétiche
    ...

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    Lapidus Pour Homme
    +1 TV

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    YSL - Kouros
    Amouage - Jubilation XXV

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    Leather Oud
    Patchouli 24
    Ambre Fetiche
    Bandit
    Cuir Mauresque
    Black Orchid
    Coromandel
    Cuir Ottoman
    Encore Noire
    Gomma
    Hasu No Hana
    Knize Ten
    No.88
    Noir Epices
    Parfum d'Habit
    Peau d'Espagne - OMG -
    Sandalo (Lorenzo Villoresi)
    Versilia Vintage - Ambra Mediterrenea
    for swap/sale:



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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Creed Aventus
    Burberry London
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

    All great fragrances, all lasting for a pretty silly amount of time (eight hours plus on me).

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Quote Originally Posted by M.David View Post
    A*Men by Thierry Mugler
    Fahrenheit
    +1 ...

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    Chanel Egoiste +1

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    On my skin, definitely A*Men and Tobacco Vanille.

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    Paul Smith London

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Kouros. Ten sprays. You'll smell it for the rest of your life, and so will everyone else in your area code.
    My top 5: Sea Mist; Minnow; Crab, tiger, and almonds; Semprini; Rancid Polecat N° 2

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    I would add Versace The Dreamer
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    Noir de Reminisence OMG can't get rid of it even if you wanted to

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    JPG Le Male.....It goes on and on.

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    Kouros.

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Pure Havane - Thierry Muglar

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    M7
    L'eau D'issey
    A*men
    Almost anything from the Montale line

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Turtle Vetiver Back, Black Afgano.

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Amouage Interlude would rank highest next Epic, Jubilation.

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    Tuscan Leather
    M7
    Leather Oud
    A*Men
    Le Male

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    Catalyst by Halston, more than any other even the now overworked and over worn Amen!

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    you want a bomb black aoud by montale orig version lol.

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    Default Re: Which "male fragrance" has the best longevity and sillage?

    I just sprayed Nasomatto Blamage on today....and it just may be one of the most potent fragrances I own. 2
    Sprays was more than enough for an entire day at work.

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    For me Krizia Moods has killer longevity and Sillage. Lasts 48 hours.

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