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    Default Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    L'Artisan and Herms.
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    Creed and Dior.

    I think between these two, I will have all my bases covered. But honestly though, if I could only buy from those houses, I would only end up with 5 scents because they are not cheap.

    I may just buy small decants of them..

    Aventus
    M.I.
    Fahrenheit 32
    DHI
    DHS

    Though more realistically, burberry would be in there. Maybe dolce gabbana.

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    Default Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    This is solely based on what I've been exposed to, so I'd say Creed (many great fragrances, and I couldn't live without MI and Aventus) and really the second one is harder since I love so many. Tom Ford I guess (I love TV and NP, also enjoy NdN).

    Also worth mentioning MDCI, Slumberhouse, and TM.
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    Default Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    If you're saying I can only buy from two house the rest of my life then the answer is easy. I just choose the two houses that make the two fragrances I love best. Miller Harris makes Vetiver Bourbon, so that's one, and By Kilian makes Pure Oud so that's two. I could get by just wearing those two for the rest of my life though there's always the chance I'd regret it later. The other fragrances the houses make are irrelevant to me, though they would be available as a bonus. Fortunately we only live in the hypothetical universe here in cyberspace so we don't have to make these kinds of sacrifices.

    By the way, I feel like I'm not really answering the OPs question as he intended it. I'm sure it's more of a "What are your favourite houses?" type of thing. None the less that is my only solution to that hypothetical.

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    Caron and YSL as long as vintage formulations are available.
    Current Favorites:
    1. Le 3me Homme - Caron
    2. Yatagan - Caron
    3. Van Cleef & Arples Pour Homme
    4. Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme
    5. Kouros - YSL
    6. L'Anarchiste - Caron
    7. Xeryus - Givenchy
    8. V.I.P. Special Reserve - Giorgio Beverly Hills
    9. The Dreamer - Versace
    10. Nobile - Gucci

  6. #66

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    Serge Lutens and Christian Dior (later due to three fragrances only which are vintage versions of Eau Sauvage, Eau Sauvage Extreme, and Dior Homme)..if Dior had not produced these three gems, maybe Malle or Amouage in place of Dior

  7. #67

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    AgarAura and EnsarOud

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    That is difficult...Houses like Creed have only 2 frags that I would own, but they top my list. Bn9 has 2 frags I own, and have tried about 20 others and dislike. My collection isn't like some...20 bottles, all Creed, with a little light above, and a Creed label painted on the wall with candles around... Mine has no more than 2 bottles from any one house.

  9. #69

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    Guerlain for sure, second one would be more difficult. Possibly Malle or Chanel.

  10. #70

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    YSL and by Kilian
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  11. #71

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    PROFVMVM ROMA & Serge Lutens.

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    FM and montale

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    Amouage and Creed
    My Top 10

    1. Amouage Homage Attar
    2. Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublai Khan
    3. YSL M7
    4. Serge Lutens - Ambre Sultan
    5. Chanel Egoiste
    6. 24 Gold by Scentstory
    7. Amouage Epic Man
    8. Amouage Jubilation XXV
    9. Bond No. 9 New York Oud
    10. Serge Lutens - Chergui



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    I would go with Versace and Guerlain.

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    Malle and either creed or guerlain

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    I would have to go with:

    L'Artisan and ELDO

    and CdG a close runner up!
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  17. #77

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    Guerlain. Not sure about the second. Maybe Cartier, maybe Chanel.

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    Creed and Malle

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    Vintage Guerlain and Caron I think. But if I can't secure a lifetime supply of old stock I might just drop the notion and go for something entirely contemporary like Slumberhouse.

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    Tough to chose only two but...Guerlain and Aramis
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  23. #83

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    Probably Amouage (pre-reformulation) and O'Dri (if I had money to burn).

  24. #84

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    Creed and Tom Ford

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    Creed and Dunhill
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    Assuming I would have access to their whole back catalog, I'd go with Guerlain and Comme Des Garcons. No doubts.


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    Default Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    Chanel and L'Artisan.

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    Rochas, Chanel
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    Chanel and Slumberhouse/YSL toss up...

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    Loewe and (a distant 2nd) Givenchy
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    Not hard at all. Creed and YSL.

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    Chanel & Dior
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    Montale and maybe Tom Ford, Lutens or Hdp...
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