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    Default New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Here's the info as per the "now smell this" blog:



    "Yves Saint Laurent will launch La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne in March. The new fragrance for men promises ‘a new feeling’ and is a flanker to 2009′s La Nuit de L’Homme, which is a flanker to 2006′s La Homme.

    The notes include lemon, mandarin, bergamot, black pepper, geranium, vetiver, cedar, tonka bean and cashmere wood.

    Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit de L’Homme Cologne Frozen will be available in 60 and 100 ml."


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    Edit: a Google Translate version of the marketing

    "At the climax of a night guided by the desire, 'Frozen Cologne' slap slap such a cold, the skin remembers the feeling.
    Reinvented 'La Nuit de l'Homme Cologne Frozen' said the exhilarating pleasure of meeting the burning intensity. the man in the irresistible charm remains the same, 'Frozen Cologne' seized in a new facet of sensuality ", defines the brand in a statement."
    Last edited by laph; 23rd January 2012 at 12:33 AM.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Hmmm, sounds more of a Lhomme flanker.

    I will try to give my opinion, since i like La Nuit (and dislike Lhomme)

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    Im sure this will please several BN'ers.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    hmm i'll try this. Dont care for La Nuit, but like L'homme so maybe its alot different.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by Nersh View Post
    Im sure this will please several BN'ers.
    And offend the others. Especially Joe.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by jeightseven View Post
    hmm i'll try this. Dont care for La Nuit, but like L'homme so maybe its alot different.
    I'm in the same boat. I'm interested in trying this out
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    Quote Originally Posted by DNT View Post
    And offend the others. Especially Joe.
    Joe will be ecstatic !

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Why
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I'm sure Joe is constructing a suitably witty response as we type

    Personally I'll test it with an open mind but it's not something I'm excited about or will rush to.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Laaaaaaame.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    That's flanktastic!

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    How pathetic what thie house of YSL has become..its really a joke..its nothing but a money making venture with no creative merit whatsoever

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    So far I've never liked a single YSL fragrance, but those notes sounds rather pleasant

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    I'll pass and wait on La Nuit de L'Homme Frozen Cologne Sport.
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    'Hope it's as good as L'Homme Libre!', my wallet says.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by fitch256 View Post
    I'll pass and wait on La Nuit de L'Homme Frozen Cologne Sport.
    2013's Le Jour de la Nuit de L'Homme Hot Icy Sport Eau Fraiche also sounds promising.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Will try and reserve judgment.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by laph View Post
    I'm sure Joe is constructing a suitably witty response as we type

    Personally I'll test it with an open mind but it's not something I'm excited about or will rush to.
    Exactly. Optimistic, but cautious is how I always approach new frags.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I would think frozen shit would be difficult to spray. It must be a roll-on.
    Last edited by petruccijc; 20th January 2012 at 08:00 PM.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    lol

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    when does it stop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marais:2420503
    'Hope it's as good as L'Homme Libre!', my wallet says.
    Me too!

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    I would think frozen shit would be difficult to spray. It must be a roll-on.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    ANOTHER flanker?! Good god... what YSL has become...

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by MonkeyBars View Post
    2013's Le Jour de la Nuit de L'Homme Hot Icy Sport Eau Fraiche also sounds promising.
    Acier, Turbo, etc. etc.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    The entire lhomme line and flankers are good. But theyre just that... good

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    Nothing beats the original l'Homme...
    Please stop the flankers...

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    Another sad effort from YSL. Hopefully not too many more young men and women will be duped.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by Surfacing View Post
    Another sad effort from YSL. Hopefully not too many more young men and women will be duped.
    this ^^^^^^

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I think YSL produces the new version of 101 Dalmatians: 101 Flankers.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Ya they are definitely seeing how far they can go. It seems like a horror movie sequel. LA NUIT I, II, III, IIII, IIIII........

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Well, why the heck not? We are way past the tipping point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    I would think frozen shit would be difficult to spray. It must be a roll-on.
    ............. annnndddddddddd THERE we have it .................


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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I only care for la nuit, not very interested.

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    Will sample this for sure!!!
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I havent tried any of the line except for Lhomme and La nuit. Gimme a fucking break with the flankers

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I think they decided to milk the icy-cool accord in La Nuit de L'Homme Le Parfum for the American market. That's the best part of what is arguably the best member of the family, so maybe this won't totally suck, if they can keep the cool thing going with any decent longevity in a cologne format. Fingers crossed. The Gingembre Cologne was rather forgettable.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by Notreveh View Post
    ANOTHER flanker?! Good god... what YSL has become...
    It's like L'Homme became its own fragrance ecosystem. I don't think it's going to stop. They're making too much cash for that to happen. I'll bet the others are going to start doing it, too.

    It's weird, but maybe it's the wave of the future. Just keep three or four evolving fragrances out there at all times. If any flanker does too well, let it stay and add two more flankers to keep testing the market.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Another flanker of a scent I dislike... pass, unfortunately.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Wow Frozen Cologne ..... I am sure Yves is sturring in his eternal rest right now.

    A flanker of a flanker that is a first in perfume history......

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    I'll pass

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by scentimus View Post
    Wow Frozen Cologne ..... I am sure Yves is sturring in his eternal rest right now.

    A flanker of a flanker that is a first in perfume history......


    Anyway, I'll give it a try if I happen to come across it, I guess

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Hopefully they will use the money from these to develop an "exclusif" type line.
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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    La Nuit is dear to me only on account it actually worked - when I say "it worked" we all know what I'm saying.
    Now we get yet another flanker wich needn't be bad in the end, but time will show, albeit I expect nothing here that would rock my world.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Wow.... I own both L'Homme and La Nuit De L'Homme.. so I'll be trying this. I particular like La Nuit, L'Homme is "alright."
    Have yet to try the other flankers.. but this one is intriguing!
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    I don't particularly care if it's a flanker of a flanker. The only question should be "What does it smell like?".

    It's only the perfume nerds/snobs who get their knickers in a twist about this sort of thing.

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Quote Originally Posted by Sol invictus View Post
    I don't particularly care if it's a flanker of a flanker. The only question should be "What does it smell like?".

    It's only the perfume nerds/snobs who get their knickers in a twist about this sort of thing.
    We have a winner! Way to call it like you see it, Sol Invictus.

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    I aim to please!

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    When you really think about it, it really makes no difference if they decide to market this as a flanker (of a flanker). Honestly, these fragrances end up smelling so different from one another that they really all stand alone as works of perfumery.

    Your only complaint should be that they borrowed the same name from a former work to maximize on customer association and loyalty, which frankly is just a smart business move. Now if this ends up smelling too similar to La Nuit, then I'll have a problem. But I have no inherent issue with the flanker of a flanker concept. I just wish they would start churning out something bold and stop chasing the trends.
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    double post...
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    flanker within a flanker?
    feels like inception all over again

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    I like the Le Parfum version. It's made me reconsider a line I'd written off as too commercial and too bland. So yes, I'll be giving the new one a sniff. Thanks to the OP for the news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sol invictus View Post
    I don't particularly care if it's a flanker of a flanker. The only question should be "What does it smell like?".

    It's only the perfume nerds/snobs who get their knickers in a twist about this sort of thing.

    ???

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    i like La Nuit so im a little excited to try this. the other flankers have been awful though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OlfactoryExperience View Post
    Your only complaint should be that they borrowed the same name from a former work to maximize on customer association and loyalty, which frankly is just a smart business move.
    My only complaint is that latest trend for designers leaded by YSL is to release 3 average fragrances (usually flankers of their "major" fragrance) every year (calling it summer, aqua, sport, etc) without doing anything new and groundbreaking. Many times its just watered down version of original that should be sold for 1/4 of its retail price. It is almost like Montale releasing its endless oud variations where scents differ from each other only a bit. Atleast Montale line lasts longer than average designer scents.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sol invictus View Post
    ...It's only the perfume nerds/snobs who get their knickers in a twist about this sort of thing.
    No kidding Thanks for pointing out the obvious

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    Default Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    Well, it's March and I have yet to hear anything about the release date of this flanker. Does anyone know anything more about it than we did 6 months ago?

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    I'll definitely give this one a fair shot when it comes out and while it might not be the most unique fragrance in the world, I'm sure it will smell pleasant enough.

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    I'll give it a try, as I like Nuit.

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    tbh YSL should really stop with these redundant flankers released each year, only ones worth it is L'Homme and La Nuit de L'Homme.

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