Vintage Bijan for Men
i hear black afghano is a powerhouse.
new haarlem is probably one of the strongest ive tried.
Vintage Bijan for Men
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
One Man Show Gold Highly Concentrated
Extra-strength Montale Black Musk.
Regular-strength Cuir d'Arabie is pretty close to it.
Complex by Boadicea The Victorious
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Black Afgano is not the powerhouse that most people believe it to be. I owned a bottle. It is a sweet scent. Don't get be wrong, it is a wonderful fragrance, but not the powerhouse that most people believe it to be.
I second Complex by Boadicea. Poisonous leather with lethal sillage. Hard to think about anything approaching the volume. For wearable stuff, I'd say the Montale.
Lauder for Men is awesome!
I immediately though of Kouros and Polo Green.
Sung homme whoops noses ass.
Attar by Montale is a good candidate IMO.
Of all I have smelt - Gao.
A list dominated by 80's fragrances. Vintage Le Male, Sung Homme, Bogart line, and Creed Aventus are all 1 to 2 sprays max for me.
Montale Black Aoud
My Top 10
1. Amouage Homage Attar
2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
3. YSL M7
4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
5. Chanel Egoiste
6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
7. Amouage Epic Man
8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
10. Serge Lutens - Chergui
"A beautiful fragrance to the nose is like good jazz music to the ears, great food to the mouth, and Megan Fox and Jessica Alba to the eyes..."
I would say these:
Bond No. 9 NY Oud
Costume National Homme
Bond No. 9 H.O.T. Always
The absolute strongest in my collection by far is Lapidus Pour Homme. It is absolutely nuclear and not something to be handled carelessly. I have Joop!, Le Male, Aventus X02, Original Santal, 24 the Fragrance Gold, New Haarlem, Tobacco Vanille, Tuscan Leather, Quorum, and a bunch of other tough guys. They all bow down before Lapidus.
"I am a robot and I like cheese"
1. Axe Kilo
2. Lectric Shave
3. Vicks Vapor Rub
4. Febreze Pour Homme
5. Preferred Stock
"There is no accessory greater, nor more intimate, than scent." --Tim Gunn
The top three for me have been Creed Aventus, Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille & New Haarlem
Without a doubt in my mind, KOUROS and I personally love this stuff even with one short burst of it
Warning: The above post may contain traces of sarcasm
Black Afgano or Sombre Negra
One spray of Amouage Gold Men to the body is definitely adequate.
YSL PH Haute Concentration!
Among others: G Man by Gainsboro, Esencia Loewe and Trussardi Uomo
Fierce by A&F
ointments and perfume delight the heart....
Montale black Aoud or Kouros
Last edited by Profumo Saggio; 11th November 2012 at 01:32 AM.
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. Bijan for Men
9. Amber pour Homme - Prada
10. London for Men - Burberry
I seriously doubt that in any side by side comparison lasting either a day or two weeks, that Joop Homme would not wipe the floor against any competitor in the strength department.
It doesn't matter whether I am in Melbourne or in Madrid, it is the only scent that on a windless day leaves strong vapour trails in buildings and out in the open, where one wonders where the wearer is, as there is no one in sight.
Mugler Pure Havane on me.
Giorgio For Men has nuclear strength where I had to shower after two sprays as it was just too much, even one spray was too much. Never met a frag more potent than this one.
Last edited by Jack Hunter; 5th November 2012 at 11:04 AM.
Original Drakkar Noir.
from my experience:
Dior Leather Oud
Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
Clarice Lispector ( 1920-1977) - Perfumes da Terra / Earth Perfumes
Surprised no one mentiond MFK Absolue Pour le Soir.
Guerlain Heritage edp (vintage!) lasts 24+ on me easily and two weeks on clothes at least!
That stuff is amazing! It does not have the sillage/projection of eg. A-Men or Joop! but it just stays and stays!
My Top 10 : (In no particular order)
- Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
- Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
- Annick Goutal: Encens Flamboyant
- Annick Goutal: Ambre Fetiche
- MPG: Santal Noble
- Chanel: Egoiste
- Guerlain: Vetiver
- Vermeil for Men
- YSL: Kouros
- Knize Ten
From what I know:
Ted Lapidus PH
"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". I don't want to miss that
Current Top 12 Spring: | Chanel Allure Blanche | Guerlain Homme Intense | Dior Fahrenheit | Givenchy pour Homme | Carolina Herrera for Men | Narciso Rodriguez Him | T. Mugler A*Men Sunessence | Trussardi Inside | C. Herrera Chic | Azzaro PH | M. Kors Michael for Men | Pal Zileri Sartoriale |
Salvadore Dali PH
+1 on Bijan
I subscribe to the theory that the rings of saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
I forgot to mention 1 Million. Surprised no one else has mentioned that one yet. That stuff has a half-life of 100 years.
Midnight in Paris EdP is very very potent on me!!!!!!
Fleur du Male
Kouros. One spray, three showers, two days later and its still there.
From what I've tried:
The Third Man / Number 3 / Le 3' Homme by Caron - one spray to the forearm, the scent fills the entire room.
A*Men / Angel Men by Thierry Mugler - no explanation needed
Animale Animale for Men by Animale Parfums - deceptively strong. Can induce headache if careless with the application.
Jazz (original/vintage) by Yves Saint Laurent - can smell it before the wearer arrives the destination.
Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford
Xeryus Rouge... I like strong fragrances but that stuff blows me away. Nuclear.
A*Men although it is thee most disgusting thing ever made
Joop! Pour Homme - One spray of this and my co-worker sitting next to me was sniffing all day
Somehow I don't find Le Male and Kouros to be that strong... Or maybe it's because I don't really like them. They smell too cheap.
1 Million - I wish I didn't stay in this city where everyone knows/owns it and L'Eau D'Issey
Only dead fish swim with the current.
Dark Aoud by Montale would fit the bill.
Of those i own: vintage Kouros, Black Aoud shared first place. Bijan Men second place.
Some bottles for sale (Worldwide) -YSL Jazz Prestige, Ungaro I, Zino, Joop Nightflight, Tsar, etc.
"Le parfum est la musique du corps"
YSL Opium pour Homme Eau de Parfum : one spray is almost too much ...
I agree with my fellow-basenoters....In order due it's strength. 1. Lapidus Pour homme: None and I mean none and compare to the projection and longevity on this walking dynamite. I sprayed this on this morning at 7:30am and now it's 4:30pm and still going strong. I actually got a compliment this morning weaing it btw. Giorgio by beverly hills: Another great long lasting monster projecting BEAST.....This one actually last as long as Lapidus. One man show Gold edition: Very similiar to Lapidus but not as strong in the longevity. Joop Homme: The new formula is good but I don't think it holds a candle to it's predecessor's. Red by Giorgio: This is another powerhouse that has been dubbed down due to reformulation but still is good and has great projection and longevity.