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    Default Best "Cold night" or nighttime wardrobe Scent that turns heads...

    The scene is a cold fall night, formal, and the wardrobe is a nice long, wool or heavy jacket. Its not raining, but it is indeed chili, and a cold night, maybe in a nice metropolitan city.

    What fragrance are you going to wear to get noticed, but in a head-turning way? Try to stick to mainstream please :]

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    Prada Amber ph Intense.

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    Mainstream ? I'd probably go with La Nuit De L'homme and Dior Homme Intense.
    The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.

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    Derby

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    Tom Ford Extreme

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    Egoiste Cologne Concentree

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    A solid dose of Burberry London would be my 1st choice if we're staying mainstrem. Prada Amber pour Homme might also work because it's formal.

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    Tom Ford Extreme, bt Kilian Incense Oud, or Bond No. 9 New York Amber.
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Armani - Code Sport Athlete
    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Tom Ford Extreme, bt Kilian Incense Oud, or Bond No. 9 New York Amber.
    mainstream, though??? I mean, I agree (& you're choices are solid), there's far more Niche or high-end options for this scenario, but I guess I was thinking a more reasonably priced designer when he said mainstream.

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    London would also be my suggestion. It's very popular but unique in scent. Most people notice it right away.
    Last edited by MikeJ; 11th October 2012 at 05:08 AM.

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    Givenchy Play Intense

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    Quote Originally Posted by inc0gnito View Post
    Mainstream ? I'd probably go with La Nuit De L'homme and Dior Homme Intense.
    +1
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    Cacharel Nemo
    "I love fragrances because they provide a sheer endless variety: there is a scent for every occasion, mood or feeling. Standing before my collection in the morning matching a perfume to my needs is one of the most enjoyable things in my day"

    My Top 15 Autumn :: Gucci pour Homme I :: Cacharel Nemo :: YSL M7 vintage :: L'Artisan Parfumeur L'Eau du Navigateur
    :: Bentley Absolute :: Creed Royal Oud :: Thierry Mugler B*Men :: YSL M7 Oud Absolu :: Guerlain Heritage :: Dior Homme Parfum :: Thierry Mugler Pure Coffee :: Lancome Miracle Homme :: Versace Man :: Armani Attitude :: Dueto Parfums Über ::
    Currently wearing: Héritage by Guerlain

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    The scenario conjured up Cuir Mauresque for me but I see there is a mainstream caveat, so I don't know, .... say Antaeus.
    Currently wearing: 1681 by Carthusia

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    Geir Ness

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    Dior Homme Intense.
    Current top 10 (No order):


    1. Pure Havane
    2. Menthe Fraiche
    3. Tobacco Vanille
    4. L'Air Du Desert Marocain
    5. Green Irish Tweed
    6. Fahrenheit
    7. Musc Ravageur
    8. Tonka Imperial
    9. Gucci Pour Homme II
    10. Dior Homme Intense

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    Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum would seal the deal.

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    L´Instant Extreme.
    - A lot of people thinks that they live when the only thing they do is simply exist.

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    Dior Homme Intense or M7.
    Currently wearing: Havana by Aramis

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    Get those gourmands out of the closet!!

    LIDGE for me

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    Arpege pour Homme
    Currently wearing: Sartorial by Penhaligon's

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    Dior Homme (/Intense)

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    Burberry London for Men by Burberry cries out for the cold so it may manifest all its glory.

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    Heritage, Egoiste, A*Men Pure Havane, or Habit Rouge EdP would work.

    As others mentioned, LIDGPHEE, Dior Homme (regular or intense), and Eau Sauvage Parfum would fit the bill too.
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    Ambre Sultan

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    Add another vote to the following:

    Regular Egoiste (not the platinum) by Chanel
    Original A*Men / Angel for Men or A*Men Pure Havane by Thierry Mugler
    Vintage M7 by YSL
    L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme (even the regular would work) by Guerlain

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    Versace Man

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    Errrr... Going mainstream is wayyyyy too limiting! :/ This is Basenotes remember!

    Okay... well... My vote goes to YSL Opium pour Homme. Just imagine walking from the cold street into a warm bar at midnight, unbuttoning your jacket to hang it up, and the warm, smooth spicy scent wafting out as an attractive young waitress (or waiter if you are so inclined) comes to take your coat...

    It's still a classic.
    Currently wearing: Chergui by Serge Lutens

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    Ambre Sultan
    Tobacco Vanille
    Noir de Noir
    Coromandel
    New Haarlem
    Absolue pour le soir
    Egoiste

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    Dior Homme Intense
    CURRENT TOP 5

    1. Dior Homme Intense
    2. Creed Aventus
    3. Tom Ford Extreme
    4. Gucci Pour Homme II
    5. Terre d'Hermes

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