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    Default Searching for a specific "compliment getter" Edt.

    Hi everbody!

    I'm new around here,a beginner in terms of colognes,and i need your help.

    I need a fragrance wich is a great compliment getter.

    Criterias are as follows:

    -Mostly evening/dinner/theather/club wear
    -It shouldn't been "too" sweet(like La nuit ,Le male,1 million etc)nor too "loud".

    Can you name a few,for me?

    Thanks,

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    Burberry London

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    Armani Code.

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    Secretions Magnifiques Eau de Parfum by Etat Libre d'Orange

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    Armani Code
    Diesel Fuel for Life
    Terre D'Hermes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matkinson View Post
    Secretions Magnifiques Eau de Parfum by Etat Libre d'Orange
    I'm assuming you are kidding about this one as it literally smells like unmentionable fluids that are secreted from human bodies. I'm not sure that it qualifies as a "compliment-getter"
    Last edited by jbthorpe; 8th February 2013 at 08:44 AM.

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    Gucci pour Homme

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    allure by chanel, dunhill desire, ysl libre, lolita lempicka and dior homme or dior homme intense also jaguar vision 3.

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    Burberry Brit.

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    Well, you ruled out the 2 ones I was going to recommend... 1 Million and LaNuit. Definite compliment getters from women.
    So now, I'm thinking you might want to sample Prada Amber or Bleu de Chanel.
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    prada amber

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    Dior Homme

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    Gucci Pour Homme II

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigsteve View Post
    Well, you ruled out the 2 ones I was going to recommend... 1 Million and LaNuit. Definite compliment getters from women.
    So now, I'm thinking you might want to sample Prada Amber or Bleu de Chanel.
    Definitely La Nuit and Prada Amber Pour Homme Intesne. They will get you compliments

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    Aventus.

    It never fails.

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    Welcome to Basenotes. Do check out the sticky:-

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/212...le-compliments

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    Thank you guys!

    I will try the above mentioned ones.
    If you have some more to add,don't hesitate,let me know.

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    Gucci PH II
    Burberry Brit for Men

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    Boss Bottled

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    Would definitely suggest reevaluating La Nuit De l'Homme! Besides that, Dior Homme Intense (New formula works just fine. I have both, don't fall into all the hype about the old one)

    Also Chanel Allure Homme Sport. It has a fresh/citrus vibe which is good for the hot summer days, and also features the original Allure Homme in it's backbone to give it a warm and woody vibe for winter.
    1) Chergui (Serge Lutens)
    2) Dior Homme Intense
    3) Aventus (Creed)
    4) Allure Homme Sport (Chanel)
    5) La Nuit De l'Homme (YSL)

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    I second Aventus, Dior Homme Intense, and Bleu de chanel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Noodlz View Post
    I second Aventus, Dior Homme Intense, and Bleu de chanel.
    You cannot go wrong with any of the three.

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    Aventus
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    First of : the whole compliment getter thing is what got me interested in fragrances too, so I get that point of view but I suggest you take a step back first and do some research. Marketing people know that there are men who want compliments so going by reviews online blindly is not the best strategy. Second : it depends on which culture you live in but where I live the ladies don't give compliments like that, they will compliment you sure (like once every year :-) but think about it, if you know how women are : they can be flirty sometimes too but most of them are passive in their approach so don't believe that when you put on a fragrance they will come to you to give you a compliment, their number and a kiss on your cheecks. If that was true the fragrances would be alot more expensive! :-)

    That being said : the thing that I can advice you is to go to the store and smell some samples based on reviews you see here or on youtube. Another thing I advice you is to smell the fragrance (not like 5 or 6 at a time if not you may just buy what smelled better then the ones you smelled just before that), but like 2 or 3 maximum, then choose the one you like and spray a little on your hand and clothes but don't buy it instantly.

    You can let a girl that your interested in be the judge when you meet her later on if you want. That way you can find out if she has the same taste as you and it's a conversation starter. But don't buy what others find to be really good fragrances or what other women tell you they like, you have to like it yourself first. Don't buy a fragrance neither if a female salesperson tells you this really suits you... I did that 2 years ago and still haven't worn the scent more then 2 times... :-) And I blind bought a fragrance too one time that got high scores from Marc (Robes08) HYPNOSE by Lancome and I find it to be terrible, so first analyse it yourself please, don't waste your money.

    ps : oh and there is a thread on this site (which fragrances have gotten you the most compliments I think it's called) but that thread also has people submitting messages who are paid by the companies so be the judge yourself is the moral of the story I guess.

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    An unlikelier choice, yet still well-liked enough to get compliments, plus trendy and stylish, even mature, while also getting compliments and remaining rather soapy-clean, as well as not not sweet: Rive Gauche pour Homme

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    Aventus almighty

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    Aventus

    Everytime, even when people do not compliment they still seem to interest in the scent.
    ***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

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbthorpe View Post
    I'm assuming you are kidding about this one as it literally smells like unmentionable fluids that are secreted from human bodies. I'm not sure that it qualifies as a "compliment-getter"
    Actually, it smells like metallic melon to me. Don't fall for all the hype.

    To the OP: unfortunately, compliments aren't just about the smell itself. You have to be pretty liberal on the trigger for other people to smell you at all, and then there's no guarantee that they'll like the fragrance you're wearing. And dousing yourself is not really the polite way to go if you're sitting down to dinner with people (nothing ruins a good meal like strong perfume wafting all over the place).

    I'd say just wear a fragrance you like and enjoy it. With fragrance, as with every other aspect of life, seeking others' approval is pretty much a losing proposition.

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