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    Default Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    I was wondering, what are the designer fragrances getting the most hype at the moment. Both in your location and on basenotes?

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Dior Homme Intense. L'Instant De Guerlain appears to have dropped off the pace somewhat of late..
    Though away from Basenotes I would suggest Paco Rabanne's One Million still seems to be very popular and very hyped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by martinijo View Post
    Dior Homme Intense. L'Instant De Guerlain appears to have dropped off the pace somewhat of late..
    Though away from Basenotes I would suggest Paco Rabanne's One Million still seems to be very popular and very hyped.
    Yeah I smelled a lot of One Million on my recent Europe trip

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    Oh please.


    To the OP, Prada Luna di Rossi seems to be getting some hype and positive reviews.

    And I'm pretty hyped for the new Hermes "Eau de Mandarine Ambree" and "Eau de Narcisse Bleu." And now that I think about it, they should be released any day now, if they haven't been released already this week.
    Last edited by Buysblind; 20th April 2013 at 02:17 PM.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype.
    Agree.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    quite right.
    but here in my town, One Million, Bleu de Chanel and Encre Noir are very popular with men and Versace Crystal Noir and Lady Million with ladies.
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Well cool water will always be smelt upon one in 10 people who use fragrances,
    I myself use it and like it.

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    Spice bomb had a lot of love recently.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    DHI most hyped after Cool Water
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    Currently on my Rotation:
    1. Cartier D'un Soir
    2. Loewe Essencia
    3. Bergamotto Marino
    4. Herb Alpert Listen
    5. Artisan
    6. Bang
    7. GIT
    8. Pal Zileri No 18
    9. TdH
    0. Kenzo Homme

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    Listen to hype, and then avoid it like the plague.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Platinum Egoiste - I don't go into the stores very often, but when I do, this gets pushed in my direction.


    What is hype other than an accumulation of positive feedback? If you don't like hype, what are you doing on Basenotes? You are either reading it or writing it.


    Listen to hype. It can point you in the right direction sometimes and save you some time. Just don't ignore everything else. Look into the obscure things also.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Dior Homme Sport
    A men flankers etc
    Spice Bomb
    Channel Blanche

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    I agree also. Wasted quite a few dollars due to hype.
    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.

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    platinum egoiste it's very hyped imo. not worth it though

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    Trust your nose, yes, but sometimes it's the hype that gets your nose to the right place.

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Listen to hype. It can point you in the right direction sometimes and save you some time. Just don't ignore everything else.
    Quite. But for the hype I would have dismissed and ignored Shock for Him, a yummy and FBW scent.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    I can't help it! I'm like a leaf trapped in the wind of hype. Unable to follow my own nose, I belong to the slave morality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sjg3839 View Post
    I agree also. Wasted quite a few dollars due to hype.

    Never listen to hype +3.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Quote Originally Posted by QWERTYOP View Post
    Never listen to hype - trust your own nose.
    I totally agree with this. One of the funny things about the online community is how hypes come and go. None of that stuff matters. Trust your nose. Find scents you love and you'll always be glad when you wear them.
    "Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    I wear two of the fragrances listed here (Edition Blanche and Encre Noir)
    Can't say I've ever smelled either on anyone else. Love both.

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    Default Re: Hey peoples....any designer fragrance hype at the moment?

    Honestly, hype will.probably get you a crowd pleasers no problem. I promise you though that you will end up spending alot of money because you will not be truly satisfied unless you sniff and sample houses/notes on your own to discover what you like and what works on your skin. That being said, 1 million, spicebomb, La nuit de l'homme and DHI are all really popular designer frags.
    Current Faves:
    Clive Christian X
    Xerjoff Richwood
    Creed Aventus
    Creed Royal Oud
    Mona di Orio Oud
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu
    Tom Ford Plum Japonais
    Aqua di Parma Colonia Leather

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