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    Default What becomes a legend most?

    In your opinion, what's the drop-dead sexiest fragrance a woman can wear? Nothing unisex, nothing in your collection, just the most arousing, mesmerizing, heart-thumping perfume a woman can wear.

    Since I'm asking men for their opinions, I'm posting this in the Male section. I admit that I don't really know where this thread belongs, in terms of site rules.

    Anyway guys, what drives you wild?
    Currently wearing: Agar Attar by Agar Aura

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Amouage Homage Attar.
    Currently wearing: Balafre by Lancôme

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Why nothing unisex? Tastes will differ from man to man, enjoying even those termed "unisex."

    Maybe some men really like it when their woman splashes on Eau Sauvage or Derby.
    "No elegance is possible without it...perfume is a part of you." Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel

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    Hasu-no-Hana by Grossmith
    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: Enygma by Onyrico

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Red Door

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    Any of the Coco Chanels.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    I think Donna Karan Cashmere Mist is pretty nice... in spite of the bad reviews I saw on it.
    And Sarah Jessica Parker has a couple of good ones... Lovely, and NYC.
    Just my opinion.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Nina Ricci's Fille d'Eve by Germaine Cellier, long discontinued. Parfum for preference, or Dans la Nuit (original, vintage EDP formulation from the Moon/Stars lalique bottle or the five-ounce spray) by Worth. If we have to pick something modern then I'll say Love, Chloe.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wheatstraw2 View Post
    In your opinion, what's the drop-dead sexiest fragrance a woman can wear? Nothing unisex, nothing in your collection, just the most arousing, mesmerizing, heart-thumping perfume a woman can wear.
    For me - Opium

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    Hypnotic Poison - Christian Dior. The love of my life sprayed some on herself last time I dragged her around the fragrance department at House of Fraser and we both immediately fell under its spell.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Cappuccino vapours!
    ...burning out while fading away....
    Currently wearing: Antaeus by Chanel

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    In my opinion, classics like Le Dix by Balenciaga.
    Currently wearing: Lancetti Uomo by Lancetti

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Bois d'Armenie.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    My current crush started that fateful day when she wore Bulgari Black.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Habanita.
    Currently wearing: Flash by Jimmy Choo

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    Thank you so much, everyone. I humbly want to express my gratitude for all of the replies. I will begin the search for all of the relevant names mentioned.
    Currently wearing: Agar Attar by Agar Aura

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    These are all very sexy to smell on a woman:

    Rose 31, Le Labo
    Midnight Oud, Juliette Has a Gun
    Oud for Love, The Different Company
    Amore Nomade, The Different Company
    M/Mink, Byredo

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Bond No. 9 - Astor Place
    Avril Lavigne - Forbidden Rose
    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Original Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Creed - Aventus
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    6. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
    7. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    8. Dior - Homme Sport 2012
    9. Tom Ford - Rive d'Ambre
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    jadore (and anything else from dior except for poison)
    lady million
    wonderstruck

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Fire Island, Dolce and Gabanna Red, and Lolita Lempicka.

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    Depends on the woman.

    From my experience:

    Carnal Flower (Malle)
    Oriental Brulant (Guerlain)
    Shalimar (Guerlain)
    L'Heure Bleue Extrait (Guerlain)
    La Femme Bleue (Armani)
    Insolence EDP (Guerlain)
    Sacrebleu (Parfums de Nicolai)
    Encens Mythique d'Orient (Guerlain)

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    Default Re: What becomes a legend most?

    I agree with some of the above: Vintage Shalimar, Insolence EdP, Nina Ricci Fille d'Eve, Habanita. For me Shalimar stands apart from the others.
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