Absolue pour le Soir-MFK
Ambra di Luna-Ramon Monegal
Agar Musk-Ramon Monegal
Cuir de Russie-Chanel
Thread: Its YOUR Choice!!
Hello BN Friends!
Part of my New Years resolution is to spend less money on frags, so I am limiting myself to collecting my spare change and singles in a large jar and when its full I will use that to buy something new. As a small way of saying thanks to everyone who has ever posted here on BN I am letting you all decide what I buy. This jar is pretty large and when its full it holds about $200-250(maybe Ill buy 2 frags). Its about 75% full right now so I thought I would start the poll and tally everything up when it fills up. I want something that is rich, opulent, complicated, and challenging so here is your list to choose from(I have sampled all of these so I know I like them):
1. MFK Absolue pour le Soir
2. MFK Lumiere Noir
3. Mazzolari Lui
4. MPG Parfum d’Habit
5. Montale Aoud Musk
6. Montale Patch Leaves
7. Ramon Monegal Ambra di Luna
8. Ramon Monegal Agar Musk
9. Chanel Cuir de Russie
10. Vero Profumo Onda EDP
11. Amouage Epic Man
12. Amouage Memoir Man
13. Amouage Jubilation Man/Woman
14. Tauer LDDM
15. L’Artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
Parfum d'Habit. This is a unique and elegant scent. No very likely to be worn everywhere.
"No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.
I chose Memoir Man. If you want opulent though, go with Jubilation XXV. It's a little harder to wear in my opinion, but nice.
Might not be "challenging," but Lumiere Noir got my vote.
"Christian Dior / You wasted your life
On aroma and clothes / Fabric and dyes." Christian Dior - Morrissey
I voted Onda Extrait that I really need to get *myself*. My runner-up would have been Jubilation XXV.
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) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
I voted for Epic Man - My favourite Amouage.
I voted for Chanel Cuir de Russie. An absolutely wonderful unisex leather frag that is both complex and not the usual to wear. One of my favorites.
I'm not OLD...I'm VINTAGE!
this is IMPOSSIBLE for me. With the exception of Patchouli Leaves, the rest of the list include tones of my favorites...If forced to choose with a gun, I'd probably go with Onda Extrait.
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let me add one thing though...if you base your purchase on a poll, you'll end up buyng the most popular fragrance and not the best...
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You have a lot of good choices on there. But the one that smells great and also fits your criteria (rich, opulent, complicated, and challenging), I voted for Jubilation XXV
1. Creed - Spice & Wood
2. Creed - Aventus
3. Dior - Vetiver
4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
5. Puredistance - Black
6. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
8. Brückner - Aoud 1
9. Creed - Royal English Leather
10. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
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You mean a jar like this:
I voted LDDM. Though I have to admit I've sampled only 8 of those listed.
Top 5 Winter Frags:
1) Tabac Rouge
2) Scent of Peace for Him
3) Amyris Homme
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I think Tauer's LDDM is absolutely superb, but I don't find it particularly challenging. I don't mean that in a bad way though. Quite the opposite. On paper, I thought it might be challenging, but on skin, I found it surprisingly easy to wear.
Lonestar Memories by Tauer... now THAT'S challenging!
L'Air du Desert Marocain is a pleasure to wear.
"Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam
A lot of grat options - I voted for Désert Marocain. It's a beautiful incense-amber combo (actually the only incense-heavy frag I really enjoy these days...). I'm sure you wouldn't regret getting it!
Jubilation XXV. Yes it's not the easiest to wear on all occasions, but it looks like you're saving for something special - and special it is!
I voted for Absolue Pour le Soir.
LDDM without a doubt.
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Things are getting interesting. Keep the voting up guys!!!!
Jubilation XXV gets my vote, but your list has many other excellent choices.
Epic Man seemed appropriate based on your comments. However there are many excellent choices there.
Majority of the one on the list are from good to great,
FullCollapse said: "I want something that is rich, opulent, complicated, and challenging "
Amouage Jub Man is the one
if my choice, i'll save for a bottle of Puredistance M
AUSSIES, join our exclusive niche split club.
Amouage - Tribute, Homage and OPUS VII
Andy Tauer - Noontide Petals, Miriam and Loretta
HdP - Veni, Vidi, Vici and Rosam, Ambrarem, Petroleum
The Different Company - Oud Shamash, Oud for Love and Aurore Nomade
Guerlain - Sous Le Vent, Angélique Noire, Bois d'Armenie, Cruel Gardenia, Rose Barbare
and many more niches up for split...
Agar musk is positively breathtaking! It's my favorite Oud scent of ALL! It has a real true Oud note that stays long and strong. No rose. It's unique and unlike any other Oud I have smelled. Is like a beautiful vetiver/Oud/wood blend.
Absolute Pour Le Soir - because super-niche; and it might get discontinued.
Ambra Di Luna gets my vote.
I voted argar musk because that what I want but some great choices a real tough choice
Jubilation would be nice as well
I like the idea of a poll to decide on a frag! I want to do this someday.
I went for Jubilation because it seems the one least likely to be around forever. I think it is limited edition but I could be wrong...
Another vote for Cuir de Russie
Nice list, hard to chose from.
Voted for Tauer's LDDM, Chanel's Cuir de Russie is also fantastic one.
Wanted: Rochas Macassar
I am so surprised that many of you voted for either of the Kurkdjian offerings. They're both absolutely vile to me haha.
In fact, i don't like anything from the line at all except cologne pour le soir and Oud (which i love).
I voted for J25
This is getting interesting, I wouldnt have expected Cuir de Russie to be doing so well. Didnt know so many people liked it that much. I really love it though.
I voted LDDM
My current top ten:
1. Spice and Wood
2. Dior Homme Parfum
3. Tonka Imperiale
4. Pure Malt
5. Bois d'Argent
6. Noir de Noir
7. Apple Brandy
8. 5 o'clock au Gingembre
9. Epic Man
Voted on Lair du Desert Marocain but I didnt saw Cuir de Russie before the vote, so my vote would be Cuir de Russie and not the Morocco one