Gucci Pour Homme II.
Thread: Best 'openings' of all time?
the Pure Malt opening I consider to be the best sweet opening there is...unfortunately, all goes downhill from there, still a great fragrance but once it gets really moist and stuff not the most impressive...the opening though with the berries whoa that's good stuff
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Gucci Pour Homme II.
"Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam
Amouage Hommage, then 10 places empty, Sacrebleu, Le au Chic, No 18 chanel
For me, it's Le Male (sweet anise candy), Helmut Lang EDC (musky butter and baby powder) and Lumiere Noire (indescribable - just really, really good).
I also love the openings of Mugler Cologne, CdG 2MAN and Invasion Barbare
Kenzo Pour Homme
Dreamer. Just kidding
Amouage Memoir Man is definitely up there for me.
Concentree De Pamplemousse Rose
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Too many candidates, really. Perhaps I'll vote in those that evoke a place or time. For me at least.
SMN Nostalgia - motor oil, petrol fumes, hot rubber, baking tarmac. A day at the races/pit stop.
PdN Sacrebleu - fuzzy, ozonic, carpet deodoriser - Undergrad days all over again, lol, circa 1993.
L'air du Desert Morocain
Anyone know of anything with the same opening as HR that then goes off in a different direction?
M7. I wish the scent didn't develop at all, and that amazing opening would just stick around the whole time.
I agree with many already mentioned.
I'll add vintage C&S No.88 and LV Piper Nigrum to the list.
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I really love the opening of vintage Third Man.
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Nice double post...oops.
1. Le 3me Homme - Caron
2. Yatagan - Caron
3. Van Cleef & Arples Pour Homme
4. Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme
5. Kouros - YSL
6. L'Anarchiste - Caron
7. Xeryus - Givenchy
8. V.I.P. Special Reserve - Giorgio Beverly Hills
9. The Dreamer - Versace
10. Nobile - Gucci
Ah man, I totally forgot about Virgin Island Water.
That's seriously THE BEST opening ever - sweet, green, tart lime and coconut.
Definitely G.I.T. and Midnight in Paris.
I take back what I said, The One definitely has a much nicer opening than Gentleman
Creed does it for me. There's always one note that stands front and center that makes you instantly take notice.
My current favorites:
Bleu De Chanel, Creed Green Irish Tweed, Zino Davidoff, Dior Homme Intense, Creed Royal Oud, M7 (all versions), Chanel Egoiste, Dior Homme Sport, and Thierry Mugler Pure Malt.
My favorite openings are:
Rive Gauche (I love that anise note)
I love the opening of Portrait of a Lady, with it's rose and juicy berries, but it also indicates what is to come in the drydown.
Gucci pH II
Narciso Rodriguez him
Cacharel Pour Homme, Givenchy Gentleman vintage, ADP Colonia
The opening is absolutely stunning. I never get enough of it. Unfortunately they ruined the mid with a rubber glove note. I don't know what it is but it smells like rubber glove.
Spicebomb such an amazing fruity sweet yummy opening mmmm i love it
i have to buy it too
My astonishing Top 10 fragrances :
1. Hombre by Victorio & Lucchino
2. Antidote Viktor&Rolf
3. Pure Havane Thierry Mugler
4. Ambre Baldessarini
5. Pure Malt Thierry Mugler
6. Ultrared Men Paco Rabanne
7. Jacques Fath pour L`Homme
8. Silver Scent Jacques Bogart
9. Chastity Men Rasasi
10. Blue Sugar Aquolina
I love the opening of Menthe Fraiche also, but the dry down is too short lived and has too much yerba mate in if for my taste.
L'Air du Desert Marocain
Agar Musk, Monegal