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    Thumbs up Fragrances with NO NEGATIVE REVIEWS on Basenotes

    I just posted my scent of the day and noticed that Ambre 114 by Histoire de Parfums has 17 reviews and all are positive! Are there any others that also have no negative (or neutral) reviews? Lets try to keep the selections to scents with say, more than 6 reviews.
    My Favorites
    1a. Slumberhouse Zahd
    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    thanks for the heads up.

    * about to write a negative review *

    for swap/sale:





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    But seriously.

    Ambre 114 is deservedly very good.

    for swap/sale:





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    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    I just posted my scent of the day and noticed that Ambre 114 by Histoire de Parfums has 17 reviews and all are positive! Are there any others that also have no negative (or neutral) reviews?
    Doesn't surprise me. It's a great scent IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    thanks for the heads up.* about to write a negative review *
    The point of the thread was not to elicit negative reviews...but of course your negative review is welcome! It is quite often that negative reviews are more important than positive ones and I can count several fragrances that I have bought blind based on negative reviews...
    My Favorites
    1a. Slumberhouse Zahd
    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Amouage Tribute Attar
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
    7. Norma Kamali Incense


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    Furyo by Bogart. There are many others.

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    Futur by Robert Piguet.

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    Default Re: Fragrances with NO NEGATIVE REVIEWS on Basenotes

    Some people do not bother to write negative review, but Ambre 114 is deserved that honor.

    There is a thread about why most BN reviews are positive a while ago.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/305...s-are-positive


    I have seen many fragrance in directory without negative review.

    By the way, one review wonder perfume quit buck me. It is no way you know it is really good/bad or just that reviewer opinion on that scent.


    Fragrances with NO NEGATIVE REVIEWS

    Attar by Montale : 14 Positive, 7 Neutral, No Negative
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124909.html

    Trayee by Neela Vermeire Creations : Almost match your requirement with 5 Positive, no Neutral or Negative
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26133557.html
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    ***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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    The KING... Creed A... err, I mean Perry Ellis 360 Red.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26123029.html

    42 positive (!!!), 7 neutral, 0 negative. Now THAT is impressive, given the number of reviews.

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    MPeG Eau des Isles - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120529.html

    ...and rightfully so!!

    Some others I just found:

    Lorenzo Villoresi's Acqua di Colonia
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122483.html

    Lorenzo Villoresi's Vetiver
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122562.html
    Last edited by rum; 10th December 2013 at 10:24 AM.

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    I think there are quite a few scents that have a small number of only positive reviews. E.g. Lapidus pour Lui http://www.basenotes.net/ID26122561.html. This doesn't necessarily mean they are great scents.

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    Peety, besides controversies, has no negative reviews either...well, so far...


    Discover my Guest Reviewer Of The Day here

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    Fleur de Liane - by Duchaufour no less - and it seems to be dicontinued soon
    * Current Favourites *
    Amouage: Lyric Man & Essenza di Colonia Acqua di Parma
    Serge Lutens: Fille en Aiguilles & Gris Clair & Fleurs d'Oranger & Tubereuse Criminelle & Sarrasins & Fumerie Turque & A la Nuit

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    One that I've had my eye on for awhile because of the good reviews on this site is Frank no.2. I was just looking at the reviews on it: 9 positive, 0 neutral, 0 negative. I think a sample is definitely in my near future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    MPeG Eau des Isles - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120529.html

    ...and rightfully so!!
    Ughh....It's tempting.



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    I remember a thread about L'Instant De Guerlain Extreme having no negative reviews.
    That was the kiss of death not surprisingly...

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    Escada pour Homme with only 1 negative - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120584.html
    Esencia with only 1 negative - http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120587.html
    I am sure there are plenty of others.

    I think that 360 Red may be the best though thus far.
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    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
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    Eau de Rochas Homme
    Rochas Macassar
    Some bottles for sale (Worldwide)


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    Duc du Vervins

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    I noticed these (out of perfumes with at least six reviews):

    Le Labo Vetiver 46: 19-11-0
    Dior Leather Oud: 18-5-0
    Mazzolari Lui: 17-5-0
    Etro Patchouly: 17-2-0
    Chanel Eau de Cologne: 16-4-0
    Farina Gegenüber Echt Kölnisch Wasser 10-0-0
    Profumi del Forte Ambra Mediterranea 7-0-0
    Dior Patchouli Impérial 6-0-0

    Quite a few come close with only ONE negative review, including Ambre Précieux, Eau de Cologne Impériale, Givenchy Vetyver, Palais Jamais, and Luxe:Patchouli.

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    Coromandel - 49-5-3

    I'll take it as zero negative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    Coromandel - 49-5-3

    I'll take it as zero negative.
    How a fragrance that has negative reviews can be taken as zero negative? It makes no sense.
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    Mr Blass - Bill Blass
    11 reviews-10 Pos - 1 Neutral
    Not bad for a cheapie...
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    Quote Originally Posted by döfä91 View Post
    How a fragrance that has negative reviews can be taken as zero negative? It makes no sense.
    I am not picky at all. It does in my book given the number of positive reviews. If you can find any scent with more than 50 reviews and zero negative review, please let me know.

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    [QUOTE=Bergamotto Marino 12-0-0 (no neutrals either!)[/QUOTE]

    Nothing but great things I've read about this one, I'm getting this for sure come spring time!

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    If I remember right Fred Hayman Hollywood for men had all positive reviews!

    EDIT-only 6 reviews total, but yep...all thumbs up. And I agree, strange/unique scent that I enjoy

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    Full Incense - Montale

    Interestingly no negatives.. but a few neutrals though. I personally like it very much and wearing it right now.

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    Caravelle Epicee by Frapin 13-3-0

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    Quote Originally Posted by döfä91 View Post
    How a fragrance that has negative reviews can be taken as zero negative? It makes no sense.
    Absolutely!

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    Opus VI by Amouage 13-0-0. One of my favorites

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    Dior Leather Oud has no negative review and it smells like doo doo literally.... a masterpiece and perfect 10 in my book
    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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    If Leather Oud literally smells like feces and has no negative reviews, then one must question the taste of those who have reviewed it. Are there actually people out there who want to smell like sh*t?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jonty Coppersmith View Post
    Are there actually people out there who want to smell like sh*t?
    This is Basenotes after all.

    My take on it is that most of these seem to be scents that aren't that common, so it is mainly people who have read about them and actively sought them out because they sound appealing who post the reviews, which naturally increases the likelihood of a positive review.

    In the case of Leather Oud, most would have been forewarned of the skanky aspect so it would mostly be skank lovers who sought it out.
    Last edited by Darjeeling; 11th December 2013 at 01:57 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by change1 View Post
    Dior Leather Oud has no negative review and it smells like doo doo literally.... a masterpiece and perfect 10 in my book
    Masterpiece! But, isn't fecal to me - harsh well tanned leather, yes, with a little bit of dirt, oud, saffron, it's better like that !

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    Thallium, Thallium Sport and Thallium Black. Three from the same line, and no negative views. Pretty good.

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    With only one negative review (and none in the past) out of total of more than 30, Esencia Loewe is also, in my opinion, "dangerously close" to the top performers and deservedly so.

    Also by Loewe, another classic male fragrance in their lineup seems to have, as of now, absolutely no negative reviews whatsoever. Again, in my opinion, for a good reason.

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    Consulting with my comprehensive spreadsheet of what I own (fellow nerds understand), I believe the following are noteworthy along the lines of the OP/Ambre 114's (2001) stellar review performance numbers:

    Amouage - Homage Attar (2008) -- 30 reviews total (100%) / 26 (87%) positive / 4 (13%) neutral / 0 (0%) negative
    Cacheral - Nemo (1999disc.) -- 34 total / 31 (91%) pos / 2 (6%) neut / 1 (3%) neg
    CdG - Quarzazate (2002) -- 25 / 24 (96%) / 1 (4%) / 0 (0%)
    D&G - By Man (1998disc.) -- 53 / 48 (90%) / 3 (6%) / 2 (4%)
    Eau d'Italie -- Paestum Rose (2006) -- 27 / 25 (93%) / 2 (7%) / 0 (0%)
    Ungaro I (1991disc.) -- 33 / 28 (85%) / 5 (15%) / 0 (0%)
    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes parfum (2009) -- 35 / 31 (89%) / 3 (8%) / 1 (3%)
    Jean Patou - Patou Pour Homme (1980disc.) -- 41 / 36 (88%) / 4 (10%) / 1 (2%)
    MPG - Ambre Precieux (1988) -- 45 / 38 (84%) / 6 (13%) / 1 (2%)
    Montale - Blue Amber -- 38 / 32 (84%) / 5 (13%) / 1 (3%)
    Tiffany for Men (1989) -- 37 / 33 (89%) / 3 (8%) / 1 (3%)

    After getting to know these 11 superstars quite well, 1 gets 5/5 stars, 2 get 4/5, and 8 get 3/5. If I were so motivated to write reviews, I'd probably give 8 positives and 2 negatives or neutrals depending on my mood, citing general overall dissatisfaction after considering scent, price, difficulty to obtain, current availability of more economical and satisfying alternatives, etc. To me there's not much difference between the yellow/neutral and red/negative. Sure, both categories represent degrees of dissatisfaction but with such things so subjective I don't bother splitting hairs.

    As for Ambre 114, it sure sounds like one of the better ambers. Will I ever try it? Don't know. I've got hundreds of bottles as it is. Plenty get 4 and 5 stars. Some are outstanding ambers, yet I don't reach for these ambers that much.
    Last edited by DuNezDeBuzier; 11th December 2013 at 04:05 PM.
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    Originally Posted by döfä91 How a fragrance that has negative reviews can be taken as zero negative? It makes no sense.
    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    I am not picky at all. It does in my book given the number of positive reviews. If you can find any scent with more than 50 reviews and zero negative review, please let me know.
    Ok they teach here us the math a bit differently than there, i see ...
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    Patchouli Leaves by Montale

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    Quote Originally Posted by döfä91 View Post
    Ok they teach here us the math a bit differently than there, i see ...
    Hahaha.

    My take out of this thread is not only to identify scents with no negative reviews but also ultimately find exceptional scents. When I read reviews on Basenotes, things I take into considerations are the number of reviews (total reviews, neutral, negative), the reviewers (I kinda know whom I have similar style), years the scent released, price of the scent, etc.

    So when I compare a scent with 10-0-0 and a scent with 49-5-3, which one I would give more credibility? Only speaking for myself, I am more comfortable blind buying the 49-5-3 scent.

    How about a scent with 15-0-0 versus 49-5-3? I would again choose the 49-5-3 to blind buy because I would give more weight to the total number of reviewers (in this case 57 reviewers, 3 negative versus 15 reviewers, 0 negative).

    Therefore a scent with zero negative and low number reviews is less important to me in the above cases.

    I like to take into account of price as one of my criteria because I feel that price is also a contributing factor for thumbs up or down when reviewed. I think reviewers are more forgiving for a cheaper scent compared to a more expensive one, IMO.

    So this whole exercise is nothing absolute but as subjective as the scent itself.

    BTW, if you would like to compare how math is taught in my country, please refer to the ranking of international mathematical olympiad

    http://www.imo-official.org/results.aspx

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    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    (...) a scent with zero negative and low number reviews is less important to me in the above cases.
    Sure, I agree with a lot of what you're saying.
    But, on the other hand, what do you do with very newly released or very hard-to-find scents? Especially the latter tend to get reviewed by people whose knowledge and taste in fragrances are more... hmm... advanced than those of many who might do the 246th review of whatever mainstream thing... I'd say zero negative and low number informed reviews counts at least as much to me as a lot of uninformed opinions, even if very few of them are negative...
    But, of course, you're right, it's a subjective thing. A review is always subjective, and a lot of reviews are a lot of subjectivity. But, subjectivity comes in different qualities...
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    Horizon by Guy Laroche is also worth mentioning: 41-8-2
    My Top 10 : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Solo (Absoluto)
    - Chanel: Antaeus
    - Chanel: Egoïste
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
    - Amouage: Jubilation XXV
    - Dior: Homme Intense
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraicheur)

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    Quote Originally Posted by CapriDog View Post
    I am not picky at all. It does in my book given the number of positive reviews. If you can find any scent with more than 50 reviews and zero negative review, please let me know.
    Bois des Iles is 52-5-0. Hard to beat.

    Frankly, I don't think that much of the Les Exclusifs version; it's surprisingly thin, which also makes the sweet and medicinal sandalwood/floral accord in the beginning a bit overbearing. That creamy sandalwood can still be found in the far drydown, but in tiny amounts. In my view the current Egoiste is deeper and overall more satisfying sandalwood. But... I would still give it a neutral.
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    Anucci for men 16-4-0 deserves a mention
    Good for a cheapie price that is

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    Cerruti L'Eseence de Cerruti Pour Homme - only 12 reviews, all positive

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    I'm having fun with this! There are so many with zero negative reviews, so I'll modify my previous list to include only those I've noticed with at least 14 positive and zero negative reviews (and those that others haven't already mentioned):

    Lanvin Arpège: 52-9-0
    Rochas Eau de Rochas Homme: 39-5-0
    Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles: 30-5-0
    Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia: 27-6-0
    Comme des Garcons Jaisalmer: 27-3-0
    Antonio Puig Agua Lavanda: 27-0-0
    Amouage Homage 26-5-0
    Montale Patchouli Leaves: 24-6-0
    Comme des Garcons Ouarzazate: 24-1-0
    Dior Leather Oud: 22-6-0
    Etro Sandalo: 22-5-0
    Loewe Para Hombre: 21-10-0
    Le Labo Vetiver 46: 20-11-0
    Guerlain Cuir Beluga: 20-3-0
    Maître Parfumeur et Gantier Eau des Îles: 19-6-0
    Mazzolari Lui: 19-5-0
    Jacques Bogart Bogart: 19-3-0
    Chanel Eau de Cologne: 18-4-0
    Nasomatto Absinth: 18-5-0
    Etro Patchouly: 18-2-0
    Serge Lutens Bois de Violette: 18-6-0
    Antonio Puig Sybaris: 18-3-0
    Etro Shaal Nur: 17-4-0
    Lanvin Mon Peche: 17-0-0
    Rochas Monsieur Rochas: 17-3-0
    Patou Pour Homme Privé: 16-0-0
    Diptyque Eau Duelle: 15-4-0
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Thé pour un Été: 15-9-0
    Rochas Macassar: 15-4-0
    Le Labo Iris 39: 15-3-0
    Comme des Garcons Palisander: 15-8-0
    Mona di Orio Vanille: 14-2-0
    Serge Lutens Encens et Lavande: 14-4-0
    Lalique Eau de Lalique: 14-1-0
    Geo F. Trumper Wellington: 14-4-0
    Caron Farnesiana 14-1-0
    Patou Eau de Patou: 14-1-0
    Montale Attar and Aoud Damascus, both 14 positive and zero negative reviews.

    Quite a few come close with more than 20 positive and only ONE negative review, including Ambre Précieux, 28 La Pausa, Sartorial, Villoresi Uomo and Sandalo, Eau de Cologne Impériale, Eau de Guerlain, Chamade, Givenchy Vetyver, Blue Amber, Lumière Noire pour Homme, Cuir Pleine Fleur, Sel Marin, Safran Troublant, Vettiveru, Loewe Esencia, Patou pour Homme, Ténéré, Lutens Vétiver Oriental and À la Nuit, Creed Sélection Verte, Tiffany for Men, and two Etros: Vetiver and Heliotrope.
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    Another to add to the list of candidates is Hasu-no-Hana by Grossmith (7 positives, no negatives or neutrals). I have had it on my wish list for a long time but it's relatively lofty price has kept me at bay... One of the best things I have ever sniffed for sure, especially on a lady (though I wear it too).
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    The immortal VETIVER de GIVENCHY has dozens of enthusiastic reviews, NO neutral reviews...
    and only one negative review....for the modern reformulation!
    Go for it guys, I'll never get tired to repeat: it's one of the five best perfumes ever created.

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    Ho Hang Club by Balenciaga , another great scent which doesn't have negative reviews.

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    Tubereuse 3 L’Animale by Histoire de Parfumes has only 8 reviews and all positive...and my scent of the day.
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    6. Bond No.9 New York Oud
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ciprian View Post
    Ho Hang Club by Balenciaga , another great scent which doesn't have negative reviews.
    Grt cologne...I was lucky to read thru some old reviews of a few BN I respect & I found this gem on the bay for a decent price, so jumped on it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by badarun View Post
    Grt cologne...I was lucky to read thru some old reviews of a few BN I respect & I found this gem on the bay for a decent price, so jumped on it...
    Also bought it after reading some reviews here on BN ,and it was a blind buy. One of my favorite scent.

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    Jil Sander: Feeling Man can be added: 17-1-0

    Quote Originally Posted by Dane77 View Post
    I'm having fun with this! There are so many with zero negative reviews, so I'll modify my previous list to include only those I've noticed with at least 14 positive and zero negative reviews (and those that others haven't already mentioned):

    Lanvin Arpège: 52-9-0
    Rochas Eau de Rochas Homme: 39-5-0
    Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles: 30-5-0
    Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia: 27-6-0
    Comme des Garcons Jaisalmer: 27-3-0
    Antonio Puig Agua Lavanda: 27-0-0
    Amouage Homage 26-5-0
    Montale Patchouli Leaves: 24-6-0
    Comme des Garcons Ouarzazate: 24-1-0
    Dior Leather Oud: 22-6-0
    Etro Sandalo: 22-5-0
    Loewe Para Hombre: 21-10-0
    Le Labo Vetiver 46: 20-11-0
    Guerlain Cuir Beluga: 20-3-0
    Maître Parfumeur et Gantier Eau des Îles: 19-6-0
    Mazzolari Lui: 19-5-0
    Jacques Bogart Bogart: 19-3-0
    Chanel Eau de Cologne: 18-4-0
    Nasomatto Absinth: 18-5-0
    Etro Patchouly: 18-2-0
    Serge Lutens Bois de Violette: 18-6-0
    Antonio Puig Sybaris: 18-3-0
    Etro Shaal Nur: 17-4-0
    Lanvin Mon Peche: 17-0-0
    Rochas Monsieur Rochas: 17-3-0
    Patou Pour Homme Privé: 16-0-0
    Diptyque Eau Duelle: 15-4-0
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Thé pour un Été: 15-9-0
    Rochas Macassar: 15-4-0
    Le Labo Iris 39: 15-3-0
    Comme des Garcons Palisander: 15-8-0
    Mona di Orio Vanille: 14-2-0
    Serge Lutens Encens et Lavande: 14-4-0
    Lalique Eau de Lalique: 14-1-0
    Geo F. Trumper Wellington: 14-4-0
    Caron Farnesiana 14-1-0
    Patou Eau de Patou: 14-1-0
    Montale Attar and Aoud Damascus, both 14 positive and zero negative reviews.

    Quite a few come close with more than 20 positive and only ONE negative review, including Ambre Précieux, 28 La Pausa, Sartorial, Villoresi Uomo and Sandalo, Eau de Cologne Impériale, Eau de Guerlain, Chamade, Givenchy Vetyver, Blue Amber, Lumière Noire pour Homme, Cuir Pleine Fleur, Sel Marin, Safran Troublant, Vettiveru, Loewe Esencia, Patou pour Homme, Ténéré, Lutens Vétiver Oriental and À la Nuit, Creed Sélection Verte, Tiffany for Men, and two Etros: Vetiver and Heliotrope.
    My Top 10 : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Solo (Absoluto)
    - Chanel: Antaeus
    - Chanel: Egoïste
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
    - Amouage: Jubilation XXV
    - Dior: Homme Intense
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraicheur)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbz View Post
    If I remember right Fred Hayman Hollywood for men had all positive reviews!

    EDIT-only 6 reviews total, but yep...all thumbs up. And I agree, strange/unique scent that I enjoy
    I picked up a mini of this one and yes, it sure is a strange one. One thing I like about the current Directory is that it does not emphasize the percentage rates of positive reviews. I always thought that was strange about the Huddler site and came across as tabloid-esque.

    With regards to Hollywood, it is not for me as an everyday scent, but one that is good to sample and try out at least a couple of times, I would say the bottle is quite nice ( in a tacky kinda way, but I like it).
    Seeking: Bottles/decants : of Feeling Man, Gucci pour Homme, Essence of John Galliano, Nicole Miller (vintage), Opium pour Homme, Oxford & Cambridge...etc.

    Seeking decant/sample of Jil Sander Feeling Man, Cacharel Nemo, Bijan for Men EDC, Lanvin for Men, Giorgio VIP, Il Lancetti and other old school frags ....etc. I have samples to swap.

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    Shaving Shop
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    7 reviews - all positive
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    A stout Mazzolari Lui still runs without negative reviews.

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