Took me many years and it was right under my nose.
Thread: Have you already found it?
Finding the perfect fragrance is like finding the perfect woman. Some people are luckier than others, some will find it early on, and some later on in life. Maybe some will never find it but let us be optimistic.
I'm eager to finding that perfect WOW smelling fragrance that I will stick with it for the rest of my life. I have a gut feeling that it's out there and one day I will find it.
Have you already found it?
If you don't believe in monogamy then maybe this thread is not for you lol
Took me many years and it was right under my nose.
way to go Dailey good for you
Terre d'Hermes Pure Parfum is what I am gonna use all my life.
***My favourite from my collection***
-------- Amouage: Tribute Attar, Jubilation XXV, GoldMan
------ Serge Lutens: Chêne, Tubéreuse Criminell, Ambre Sultan
-------- Les Exclusifs de Chanel: Sycamore, Coromandel
------ Tom Ford Private Blend: Noir de Noir, Tobacco Vanille
------- Hermès: Terre D'Hermès Parfum, Ambre Narguilé
------ EDP Frederic Malle: Carnal Flower
-------- Neela Vermire Creations: Trayee
------ Parfum MDCI: Invasion Barbare
Everytime I find it, I get bored and then look for the next one.
dior homme ill snort the stuff if i could
1. Dior Homme Original
2. Musc Ravaguer
3. Portrait of a Lady
4. Noir de Noir
5. L Instant Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
6. New Haarlem
7. Pure Coffee
8. Blu Mediterraneo Sicilian Almond
9. Rose 31
10. Spiritueuse Double Vanille
Don't think I could ever be content with the "one".
Perfect? Definitely not. But Hugo Boss is the one fragrance I can wear any time I am stumped.
Some people think they find "it", but nobody ever finds "it"...
not perfect but close. This probably sounds Cheesy but I absolutely adore Givenchy Play Intense, it just describes me in every way and..yeah. lol.
My fragrance harem numbers 150 or so. We all have our appetites. hehe.
'The One' only exists in The Matrix.
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MY TOP 25%: Al Oudh, Azzaro pH, Basala, Bel Ami, Black Afgano, Blackbird, Blend 30, Bull's Blood, Chaps Original, Cuba, DK Men - Fuel, Davidoff '84, Derby, Edition, Elsha 1776, Equipage, Eau d' Hermes, Egoiste Cologne Concentree, Fetish pH, Fougere Royal reissue, Genghis Khan, Green Water, Havana, Jules, Kiehl's Musk, Knize Ten, Kouros, L'Homme Sage, Leather Oud, Loewe pH, Monogram, Montecristo, Musc Ravageur, Olibanum, Perry Ellis for Men Original, Piper Nigrum, Polo, Puredistance M, Santal Noble, Santalum, Sandalo (Villoresi), Tea for Two, Tribute Attar, Ungaro II, Versace l'homme, Yatagan, YSL pH
I have only found two that are close to holy grail status and one that is close to perfect.
If you are a collector of frags, you will never find. There will always be affairs....Smile
Well, after a lot of searching, I found the "one." But now it's not as interesting as it used to be. I mean, every time I wear it, I'm still wowed, but the degree of passion with it has diminished. I think that's just human nature, and applies to everything, significant others included.
Doesn't mean it's not still "the one" though. It's still my favorite and I could live with it the rest of my life.
Interesting analogy to women (or significant others), Freschi.
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I haven't found that "one" fragrance that I'd be completely fine with claiming my "one and only". I enjoy the variety far too much, so I doubt I ever will....
Ironically was one of the first things I sampled, and 2 years later and many dollars after, it still is the perfect scent for me: Dior Homme Intense
the one for me is burberry touch. it could change if i find something else to knock my socks off.
I used to think Egoiste was the one. Now I think it's Dior Homme, with Midnight in Paris closely behind (and in the future MIP might become the one with DH taking runner up).
I would say Aventus is my go-to
When it comes to fragrance, I definitely don't believe in monogamy. With that said, the closest thing to what you call "that perfect WOW smelling fragrance" is, to me, Knize Ten.
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Black Orchid is the closest I've come - followed very closely by Douce Amere. I haven't smelt nearly enough yet to be sure though...
Tom Ford Black Orchid
Acqua di Parma Colonia
Creed Baie de Genievre
Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
Serge Lutens Rahat Loukoum
Serge Lutens Douce Amere
Parfum d'Empire Aziyade
MFK Lumiere Noire
Etat Libre d'Orange Noel au Balcon
Etat Libre d'Orange Delicious Closet Queen
Guerlain Habit Rouge
There ain't no devil - that's just god when he's drunk
I have classics that will be staples in my wardrobe, But I think I like to pick on my mood to much to stick to just one.
I could wear Portrait of a Lady every day of the week and be quite satisfied... That said, I am glad I don't have to and can use the many other fragrances I love in my collection.
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) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
I haven't found a perfect fragrance, but I definitely have a couple that I will never be without.
Current top 10 (No order):
1. Pure Havane
2. Menthe Fraiche
3. Tobacco Vanille
4. L'Air Du Desert Marocain
5. Green Irish Tweed
7. Musc Ravageur
8. Tonka Imperial
9. Gucci Pour Homme II
10. Dior Homme Intense
Aventus/Dior Homme Intense/Midnight in Paris/Tobacco Vanille
M by Puredistance is a once-in-a-lifetime scent, which certainly would be in the running.