Code of Conduct
Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 LastLast
Results 31 to 60 of 162
  1. #31
    Basenotes Junkie Skyline's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    524

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by RyanT View Post
    We should sticky this like the most complimented thread. I'm certainly going to follow this thread. Good idea!
    lol

  2. #32

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I've got only 1 negative comment - and it was on a course from my course mate, i had accidentally put too much Salvador Dali Pour Homme right in the morning and was going to breakfast.
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
    (Marcel Rochas)

    Signature: Rochas Macassar (Nicolas Mamounas / Roger Pellegrino, 1980)

    Current Top 7:

    Chanel Antaeus (vtg) (Jaques Polge, 1981)
    Terre d' Hermes EDT (2006-2009) (Jean-Claude Ellena, 2006)
    Green Irish Tweed (Probably Oliver Creed / Pierre Bourdon, 1985)
    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme (Gilles Romey, 1993)
    Bleu de Chanel EDP (Jaques Polge, 2014)
    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme (vtg) (Max Gavary, 1994)
    Chanel Allure Homme (vtg) (Jaques Polge, 1999)

  3. #33
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Islamabad Pakistan
    Posts
    320

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by anewtypedude View Post
    I will start: La Nuit.
    Mostly because I am in Asia right now and a lot of people are allergic to fragrance, or so they say. So any heavy stuff will instantly make people cover their nose. And I just happened to be wearing La Nuit.
    Which country in Asia are you visiting where they are allergic to fragrance? they have far more varieties of fragrances in the form of oils than in any other continent :/, I'm in ASIA too and I got compliments for la nuit along with any other fragrance I wear, and in Asia, specially around middle east they go with loud fragrances that would cause headaches for westerners (like pure form of oud oil used in high doses, and la nuit is like a baby in-front of their power and projection, it is too light compared to them) but still that doesn't attract bad compliments for most of those guys.

  4. #34

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    My wife doesn't like my signature (Lalique pour homme) or Eau Savage (smells like an old man). She loves Chrome, though. Go figure.

  5. #35

    Default

    JPG (smells like urine on me) and oddly, Aventus :-(

  6. #36
    Basenotes Junkie chopwet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Pretoria
    Posts
    624

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    wth does 'I'm in Asia' even mean.
    Don't you know Asia? It's that big country, like Africa.

    I lived in Southern Vietnam for 2 years, it's always hot, I never received a negative comment, although I only ever went for a maximum of two sprays, usually only one.

  7. #37

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I was wearing Une Rose by Malle and my wife said I smelled like a woman. I gave her the bottle since she's the only woman in our relationship.

  8. #38

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    My boyfriend said I smelled like his grandmother when I wore Shalimar. I have half a dozen of Shalimar bottles so he'll have to get used to it

  9. #39
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    498

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    I'm also in favour of this!
    I'm also in favour.

    I was wearing Terre D'Hermes pure parfum, and my wife said I smelled like a vitamin C tablet.

  10. #40
    Dependent bigsteve's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Milwaukee, Wisc.
    Posts
    1,746

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Younger daughter told me Aramis and Lapidus PH made me smell like an old man. And she hasn't liked a single one of my powerhouse scents.
    Older daughter is sensitive to smells, so I don't seek or get much feedback from her about anything.
    Wife is pretty open-minded and is fine with almost everything I have (even Quorum and Narciso Rodriguez for Him), but she did say that Salvador Dali PH was "too weird" and didn't like it.

    No negative comments from anywhere else... yet.
    ----- People laugh at me because I'm different.... I laugh at them because they're all the same -----

  11. #41
    Dependent comfortablynumbbg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Atlanta, GA
    Posts
    1,147

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Green Irish Tweed

  12. #42

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Most (like 3 or 4 in 30 years) have just been that I used too much, never really that it smelled bad. I can recall about three times when I wore too much, but never really that I stunk. Only complaint about the actual cologne was when I sampled Chanel allure Homme sport extreme. It did stink and my mom hated it.
    Currently wearing: Sauvage by Christian Dior

  13. #43
    silentrich's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Fort Myers, FL
    Posts
    5,382

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I received 2 negative comments about DHS.

  14. #44

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigtruck260 View Post
    I've been told I smell like a funeral...an old lady...and 'orange pee' when wearing Habit Rouge.
    Probably because you do.


  15. #45
    Basenotes Junkie Xqizit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Netherlands
    Posts
    566

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    egoiste actually.. dissapeared somewhere in the back of my shelf

  16. #46

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    My wife is pretty picky & very honest with me about my frags. She generally only speaks up when she really likes it or really doesn't like it. Anyway, there's only been a few she's really complained about. Once when I over sprayed Rive Gauche a little (said I smelled like old man), once with Burberry London (I sprayed a couple shots heavy & very close to the neck & it was projecting like crazy. She couldn't stop telling me how much she disliked it...made me sad as its one of my faves), and the final one was when I tested Midnight in Paris EDP (she said it was the absolute worst thing she ever smelled on me, that it just smelled so strongly of overpowering rubber & baby powder).
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

  17. #47

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    No unsolicited negative comments, but I asked for impressions while wearing Bond's New York Oud and got several negative responses.

  18. #48

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I put on 2 sprays of Angel Men before stepping out the door to start my day yesterday. About 15 minutes after spraying, I arrived at Subway to get a bite to eat.

    The frag was still in it's heavy tar phase and the workers at Subway were making the most hideous faces ever! I actually felt bad for them.. but the tar always makes me smile because I know what it's going to dry-down to.
    1) Chergui (Serge Lutens)
    2) Dior Homme Intense
    3) Aventus (Creed)
    4) Allure Homme Sport (Chanel)
    5) La Nuit De l'Homme (YSL)

  19. #49
    Basenotes Plus
    Dernier_Cri's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    By the Big Lake
    Posts
    480

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    CdG Hinoki sticks out in my mind because of the almost unanimous negative comments, and my remembrance of "that look" on the victim smellers face, that "what is that?" look. I solicited all the reactions by asking people to smell it. I was a little surprized everyone was so negative because I kind of like Hinoki and still do.

  20. #50

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Really, just two:

    Musc Ravageur. Two women said never to wear it again. Never got a single compliment.

    Bois du Portugal. One girlfriend threatened to break up with me if I ever wore it again.

    My morning barista isn't a fan of Chergui, and complains when I wear it, but that's because she's fallen in love with GIT and gets mad when I don't wear that one. Strangely, she calls GIT "new car smell" because she says it's the only cologne that smells as good as a new car.
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

  21. #51

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Escada Sentiment. College Friend said it was piercing. I used two sprays. In hindsight, it is pretty screechy.

    Edit: That was the only negative comment I have ever received.

  22. #52

    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    columbus ms
    Posts
    99

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    I posted this back when it happened but my wife's grandmother told me the DHI i was wearing smelled like Christian Dior himself had pissed in the bottle.

  23. #53

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Someone once told me Musc Ravageur was too strong. In fairness I had just put it on and we were in the car. She even amending saying it smelled better later when it had calmed down.
    WANTED (full or partial bottles)
    Divine eau Divine (refillable)

  24. #54
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    75% New York, 25% Nottingham, UK
    Posts
    191

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by 350TPI View Post
    I posted this back when it happened but my wife's grandmother told me the DHI i was wearing smelled like Christian Dior himself had pissed in the bottle.
    HA! Coffee on keyboard moment.

  25. #55

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by alexwagner View Post
    Was told Narciso Rodriguez for Him smelled like shaving cream
    I sold my bottle of NR after I was told by an ex that I smelled like her "mean old greek grandfather who always wore gold chains" and another told me I smell like a wet musky basement

  26. #56

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by chopwet View Post
    Don't you know Asia? It's that big country, like Africa.

    I lived in Southern Vietnam for 2 years, it's always hot, I never received a negative comment, although I only ever went for a maximum of two sprays, usually only one.
    Taiwan. I have never smelt fragrance on men here like...ever. It is considered gay for men and slutty for women to wear fragrance here...

    Whenever my I visit my mom here and she smelt my fragrance. She always tells me "you can come out of the closet if you want to, I will be strong"
    Last edited by anewtypedude; 27th February 2013 at 05:41 PM.

  27. #57
    CologneFan85
    Guest

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    MOST NICHE...seriously

  28. #58
    Power Where You Need It
    alfarom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    10,521

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by diamondflame View Post
    none. And i am in asia. People dropping like flies around me don't count, right?
    lmao!


    Discover my Guest Reviewer Of The Day here

  29. #59
    Basenotes Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Birmingham
    Posts
    31

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Tom Ford's Jonquille de Nuit - tried a dab on the wrist and SWMBO instantly replied with "THAT STINKS! It's smells like an old ladies room!"

    Not too keen on it myself

  30. #60
    Dependent bigsteve's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Milwaukee, Wisc.
    Posts
    1,746

    Default Re: Which scents gets you the most negative comments?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmmm View Post
    I sold my bottle of NR after I was told by an ex that I smelled like her "mean old greek grandfather who always wore gold chains" and another told me I smell like a wet musky basement
    Since when is smelling like a wet musky basement a bad thing ???
    I've got NR (Narciso Rodriguez for Him) on right now, as a matter of fact. It ain't for everyone, I'll admit.
    Last edited by bigsteve; 27th February 2013 at 10:28 PM.
    ----- People laugh at me because I'm different.... I laugh at them because they're all the same -----

Similar Threads

  1. Negative comments about ur cologne?
    By ilovestorm in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 9th May 2015, 10:55 PM
  2. Fragrances you've received negative comments on..
    By scratch & sniff in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 71
    Last Post: 14th May 2012, 09:35 PM
  3. What scent has garnered you the most negative comments?
    By Big Punisher in forum Just Starting Out
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: 29th February 2012, 02:17 AM
  4. What Fragrance Gets You The Most Negative Comments
    By Jack Hunter in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 95
    Last Post: 8th February 2012, 12:27 AM
  5. Fragrance you get the most negative comments on
    By ScottyU in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 2nd February 2010, 03:34 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000