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    Default If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    So, I know there was a thread about "your favorite incense," but I was wondering what one incense fragrance you would choose if you could only have one in your wardrobe? Consider versatility, scent, projection, longevity, etc.

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    Messe de Minuit-Etro
    It was a calculated risk. Unfortunately, I'm bad at math.
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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    If we are talking about any scent that has incense as an included note then Portrait of a Lady. If we are talking incense is the focus, then Incense Oud.
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    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

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    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) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Chromatics by Aramis

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    Full Incense

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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    If we are talking about any scent that has incense as an included note than Portrait of a Lady. If we are talking incense is the focus, than Incense Oud.
    Totally Agree
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    Fille En Aguilles Serge Lutens

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    Armani Prive Bois D'Encens
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    Timbuktu

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    Quote Originally Posted by HDDP View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Timbuktu
    I am torn between these two and TDC Un Parfum Des Sens et Bois. Can't stand the thought of throwing two of them away!!!
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    Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant.
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    Currently wearing: Jacquard by Etro

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    Probably Avignon by CdG or Around Midnight by Mark Buxton (both were created by Mark Buxton and smell really similar).

    I like that they're so transportive - they really smell like a church at night, with candles and incense burning. They also last pretty long and they're pretty unique smelling.
    Sales thread here

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    This. I love it.
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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    The original, YSL, M7.

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    Messe de Minuit EdC.

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    Avignon, by CDG
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Tonka Imperiale
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Pure Malt
    5. Oud Wood
    6. Ambre Nuit
    7. L'air Du Desert Marocain
    8. Noir de Noir
    9. Apple Brandy
    10.Straight to Heaven

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    Creed Angelique Encens; runners-up are Timbuktu and Armouage Opus IV.
    Currently wearing: Exotic by Jimmy Choo

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    Creed Fleur Un Rose Bulgare.

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    Timbuktu

    Runner-up are Avignon & Kyoto
    ***My favourite from my collection***

    -------- Amouage Tribute Attar
    ------ Serge Lutens: Ambre Sultan
    -------- Les Exclusifs de Chanel: Sycamore
    ------ Amouage: Fate Man
    -------- Amouage: Epic Man
    ------ Tom Ford Private Blend: Noir de Noir
    -------- Terre D'Hermès Pure Parfum
    ------ EDP FM: Carnal Flower
    -------- Neela Vermire Creations: Trayee
    ------ Dior: Leather Oud
    ------- Hermèssence: Ambre Narguilé
    Currently wearing: Bayolea by Penhaligon's

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    Timbuktu
    Jub XXV
    Avignon

    Bertrand is the master of incense.

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    Btw Encens Flamboyant and Fille en Aiguiles.

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    Quote Originally Posted by OctaVariuM View Post
    So, I know there was a thread about "your favorite incense," but I was wondering what one incense fragrance you would choose if you could only have one in your wardrobe? Consider versatility, scent, projection, longevity, etc.
    I've got similar questions as well, and have just created a thread about this topic;

    I've had a bottle of Avignon for several years that I use on occasion, but I feel I need to be a bit "heavy handed" with it to get any longevity...and it ends up fading within a few hours to almost nothing. Montale's Full Incense seems to be a bit more "rounded" and pleasant to me, and seemingly lasts all day (which I love).

    And not directed towards you, but I fail to see M7 as an incense fragrance. As a longtime owner/user of M7, it smells of cherries and synthetic oud to me, not incense.

    If i could squeeze more longevity out of CdG's Kyoto, or Olivier Durbano's Black Tourmaline I'd probably re-purchase both. Unfortunately both faded into skin-scents after an hour or so. I love the smokiness of both.

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    Quote Originally Posted by L'Aventurier View Post
    Probably Avignon by CdG or Around Midnight by Mark Buxton (both were created by Mark Buxton and smell really similar).
    Actually, Avignon was created by Bertrand Duchaufour, of Timbuktu, Kyoto, and Jubilation XXV fame, but I can understand why you would have though it was Buxton!

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    Interlude Amouage!

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    Either JXXV or Kyoto
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    How about this >>> Josef Statkus EDP

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    Incense Oud or Preludio d'Oriente
    for swap/sale:



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    Not a huge fan of incense, but the only one I can stand is Dirty English

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    Armani Prive Bois D'Encens

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    Default Re: If you were restricted to one incense fragrance...

    As of right now, I'd go with Timbuktu. On another day I could see answering with Gucci pour Homme (2003) or Fille en Aiguilles.

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    l'Air du Desert Marocain

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