Code of Conduct
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 113
  1. #1
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,369

    Default Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Here is another interesting topic to discuss for you guys.

    I am going to say Burberry

  2. #2

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    izod

  3. #3

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Adidas
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

  4. #4
    Basenotes Institution JiveHippo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    11,543

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Lacoste
    Currently wearing: Prada L'Homme by Prada

  5. #5
    hednic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Reside in McLean, Va. Manhattan NYC, Manuel Antonio Costa Rica & Búzios Brasil
    Posts
    225,500

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Calvin Klein

  6. #6

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Calvin Klein
    On their recent offerings, I'd be inclined to agree with you, but I think their classic juices (Calvin, Obsession, Eternity) are still special creations. They are indeed the masters of the 'release the flanker!' approach.

    I'm gonna say the designer brand with the worst overall collection of fragrances, especially for the price, is Kenzo.
    I've not found ONE decent one in the lot, and although I'm yet to try the praised Jungle, I don't hold out much hope for it.

  7. #7
    Dependent rubegon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    War of the Roses
    Posts
    3,194

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Gucci sucks for discontinuing a bunch of amazing unique frags just to replace them with a bunch of boring generic stuff.
    - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  8. #8

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by rubegon View Post
    Gucci sucks for discontinuing a bunch of amazing unique frags just to replace them with a bunch of boring generic stuff.
    Agreed!
    Who was the rocket scientist at Gucci who made the decision to discontinue the original (and best) Gucci Pour Homme, Gucci Noble and Gucci No.3?

  9. #9

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Lacoste and Boss are my picks. Now a sleeper pick for a good designer scent maker is Ferragamo.
    Currently wearing: Spice and Wood by Creed

  10. #10

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Lacoste is disgusting. So is Jean Paul Gaultier.

  11. #11
    Basenotes Plus

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Chicago,IL
    Posts
    934

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Bvlgari
    Currently wearing: Envy for Men by Gucci

  12. #12
    Surfacing's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    A Day Dream
    Posts
    5,920

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Gucci for me :

    Gucci by Gucci
    Gucci by Gucci Sport
    Gucci Guilty

    ( I am almost tempted to say Gucci pour Homme II, but I think I have to try it again to be sure)

    What makes me upset the most with Gucci is that they once produced great fragrances : Gucci pour Homme ( 2003), Envy, Rush.....now, they just get lost in a sea of poorly made sport fragrances. I don't have an issue with sport fragrances ( or aquatics as they are sometimes lumped together), but they don't make them well.

    Thumbs down for Gucci. It looks like YSL is following in the same footsteps. Dunhill and Canali are close as well ( but they still produce Dunhill for Men and Black Diamond respectively, so they are not totaly terrible I suppose
    Seeking: Bottles/decants : of Pomegranate Noir, Midnight in Paris EDP, Feeling Man, Essence of John Galliano, Azzaro pour Homme (vintage),...etc.

    Seeking decant/sample of PdE Ambre Russe, Jil Sander Feeling Man, Comme des Garcons 2 Man, Giorgio VIP, ....etc. I have samples to swap.

    More HERE
    Please PM me !

  13. #13

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sniffers View Post
    Bvlgari
    Had it not been for the surprisingly good tea fragrance Bulgari PH Extreme, I'd have nominated this house as well.

  14. #14
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,369

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Lacoste
    ohh, how could I forget this one..

  15. #15

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    ...Bruno Banani...!

  16. #16

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by rubegon View Post
    Gucci sucks for discontinuing a bunch of amazing unique frags just to replace them with a bunch of boring generic stuff.
    +1, Why gucci, why?
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

  17. #17
    Dependent chili_willi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Sweet Home Alabama
    Posts
    4,099

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sniffers View Post
    Bvlgari
    Agreed

  18. #18

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    for me it's Ck, Boss and Armani. ugh and ugh.
    seeking mitsouko 50ml's cap....desperately!!

  19. #19

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Dolce and Gabbana
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman
    Currently wearing: Oud Zen by Areej le Doré

  20. #20

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    agreed Gucci

    Such a fall from grace

  21. #21
    Newbie
    Diamondflame's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    11,322

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    +1 to Gucci. Their last good one was GpH II. Now it's just slick packaging, celebrity-fronted ad campaigns, but still $1 juice.

    Hugo Boss is a main-stayer on this list too. Their retail prices keep inching up but not the quality.

    I'm afraid I have to disagree with the Bulgari pick. They may not have many male-marketed fragrances but generally their line has been consistent with their aesthetics. And the good ones are modern classics: Bulgari Black, pour Homme, au de Vert, etc.
    Currently wearing: Irish Leather by Memo

  22. #22
    Banned
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    1,369

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post
    +1 to Gucci. Their last good one was GpH II. Now it's just slick packaging, celebrity-fronted ad campaigns, but still $1 juice.

    Hugo Boss is a main-stayer on this list too. Their retail prices keep inching up but not the quality.

    I'm afraid I have to disagree with the Bulgari pick. They may not have many male-marketed fragrances but generally their line has been consistent with their aesthetics. And the good ones are modern classics: Bulgari Black, pour Homme, au de Vert, etc.
    Hugo boss sucks big time indeed .

  23. #23
    Dependent
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    St. Louis, MO
    Posts
    1,763

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Ed mutha effin' Hardy. Based purely on the douchiness of the brand.

  24. #24
    Super Member Dernier_Cri's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    By the Big Lake
    Posts
    486

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by Diamondflame View Post

    I'm afraid I have to disagree with the Bulgari pick. They may not have many male-marketed fragrances but generally their line has been consistent with their aesthetics. And the good ones are modern classics: Bulgari Black, pour Homme, au de Vert, etc.
    I too think that Bulgari comes up with quality stuff once in a while. I also like Bulgari Jasmine Noir.

  25. #25

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Versace.

  26. #26

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by musky_monkey View Post
    Agreed!
    Who was the rocket scientist at Gucci who made the decision to discontinue the original (and best) Gucci Pour Homme, Gucci Noble and Gucci No.3?
    and Gucci Rush for men! Gucci stinks

  27. #27

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    The modern Guccis are so bland compared to their past scents.

    'Sucks'...such a ridiculous word...

  28. #28
    Basenotes Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Nottingham
    Posts
    67

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    The Gucci discontinuations might be credited to Tom Ford being the creative director at the time of Gucci PH, Rush, etc etc. It's painful to see the horrific Guilty/whatever stuff in comparison to what once was.

    I'll say Gucci and Versace. I so hope Oud Noir is decent.

  29. #29
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Sofia
    Posts
    191

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    + 1 Hugo Boss and Calvin Klein

  30. #30

    Default Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Quote Originally Posted by rubegon View Post
    Gucci sucks for discontinuing a bunch of amazing unique frags just to replace them with a bunch of boring generic stuff.
    yeapppppp!!!!!!!!

Similar Threads

  1. Dissecting Famous Fragrances
    By BAGreat in forum Fragrance DIY
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 23rd July 2014, 10:49 AM
  2. Famous and completely unknown fragrances......
    By Andrč Moreau in forum Female Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 4th October 2012, 07:39 PM
  3. Which famous person would best suit the fragrances you like?
    By Deviant in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 11th December 2010, 04:20 PM
  4. Famous fragrances with gardenia in them? ...
    By syracusa in forum Female Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 6th February 2008, 05:14 AM
  5. Un Jardin sur l'Air (or: mixing fragrances sucks)
    By Timothy in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 19th September 2005, 03:04 PM

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