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    Default If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    What would they be? Thought this would be useful to those fairly new to fragrances.

    Here are mine:
    1. Bleu De Chanel
    2. Terre'D Hermes
    3. Pure Havane

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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    Dior Homme
    Terre d'Hermes
    Mugler Cologne

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    Oh. Under $300:

    GIT
    GPH2
    Musc Ravageur

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    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Encre Noire

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    Guerlain Homme L'Eau
    Pure Malt
    Uomo (Lorenzo Villoresi)

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    Honestly, I don't have a particular 3 favorites, so I'll just pick 3 I like:
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Silver Mountain Water
    Platinum Egoiste

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    GPH
    VIW
    360 Red

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    Dior Homme Intense
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Aventus

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    Silver Mountain Water
    Japhur pour Homme

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    1-Dior Homme + DHI
    2-LDDM
    3-Oud Wood by Tom Ford(Split).
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    M7
    Oud Wood (decant)
    GIT for the summer

    Of course this could change as my journey of discovery continues.

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    Pure Havane
    Philosykos
    L'humaniste

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    Sous le Vent
    Back to Black
    Coromandel

    Edit: Oops! Misread title. These three add up to almost $700. Sorry.
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    Leather Oud
    Dior Vetiver
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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    Dior Homme
    Pure Havane
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche

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    Armani Eau pour Homme- office wear/daytime/smart casual to semi-formal
    Knize Ten- formal wear/going out/evening fragrance
    still hesitating between Caron pour un Homme and DHI- as playful, yet classy gourmand for occasions, outfits not fully described by the two aforementioned ones

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    New York - Parfums de Nicolai
    Pour Monsieur - Chanel
    Terre d'Hermes

    For now, anyway :-)

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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    Gucci Pour Homme ii
    Caron 3rd Man
    ADG Essenza (this has totally grown on me).

    IF I were cheating and going for decants....
    Noir de Noir
    Coromandel
    GPH i
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    Pure Malt
    Aventus
    Boss bottled

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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    I think your rules should have been a little more clear, as people are clearly finding creative ways to get under $300 lol. If we're assuming these 3 fragrances magically replenish when the bottle runs out, they could technically only need a 2ml sample of each one. However, I understand it to mean a total of $300 at full retail for ~100ml sized bottles.

    In that case:

    1. Terre d'Hermes EDT ($110)
    2. Dior Homme Intense ($80)
    3. Bleu de Chanel ($84)

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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones602 View Post
    I think your rules should have been a little more clear, as people are clearly finding creative ways to get under $300 lol. If we're assuming these 3 fragrances magically replenish when the bottle runs out, they could technically only need a 2ml sample of each one. However, I understand it to mean a total of $300 at full retail for ~100ml sized bottles.

    In that case:

    1. Terre d'Hermes EDT ($110)
    2. Dior Homme Intense ($80)
    3. Bleu de Chanel ($84)
    Yes, a few of us were being creative. And while I agree with the intent of your comparison of full retail to full retail, some fragrances really hardly ever go (or I would hope folks don't pay) for full retail.

    For example, 3rd Man by Caron sells in a 4.2oz in many discount cites for 35 dollars.
    So, lets say what is the "normal" price.

    Gucci Pour Homme ii- 75
    Caron 3rd Man-35
    ADG Essenza (this has totally grown on me)-110 (again, easy to find discounted for the 100ml bottle).

    So, my total, $220, but full retail would still be under 300

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    Quote Originally Posted by RichNTacoma View Post
    Yes, a few of us were being creative. And while I agree with the intent of your comparison of full retail to full retail, some fragrances really hardly ever go (or I would hope folks don't pay) for full retail.

    For example, 3rd Man by Caron sells in a 4.2oz in many discount cites for 35 dollars.
    So, lets say what is the "normal" price.
    Good point, makes sense. I guess the rules should be that the bottles need to be ~100ml, and the price used should be listed... of course, this is totally up to the OP as this is his thread, thus his rules

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    Mugler Cologne, Egoiste, Lumiere Noire PH
    I think the total would come in somewhere in the neighborhood of your limit.

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    1 Issey Miyake
    2 Jean Paul Gautier Le Mal
    3 Clinique Happy
    When it comes to frags sometimes less is more!

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    YSL Kouros
    Chanel Antaeus
    Aramis 900

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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

    Due due to the $300 cost constraint, these...

    Vintage Giorgio for Men by Giorgio Beverly Hills ($65 street price for a 120ml bottle)
    Terre d'Hermès ($79 street price for a 100ml bottle)
    Classical by Anat Fritz ($155 for a 100ml bottle)
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    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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    New York (Parfums de Nicolai)
    Yohji Homme
    Balenciaga pour Homme
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    Terre D'Hermes
    Bleu De Chanel
    YSL L'Homme

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    Dior Homme
    Dolce & Gabbana pour homme
    Versace eau fraiche

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    GPH2
    TERRE D'HERMES
    AVENTUS

    Main consideration in narrowing down to just 3 is without a doubt versatility, and these three fit the bill. Also, I feel that I am the least likely to ever get tired from the above picks no matter how much I would wear them.

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    What a great question! For the rest of my life? Based on what I've sniffed so far, I'd have to go with:

    Jasmin Full
    Vikt
    Narcisso Rodriquez for her, edp
    Last edited by ScentFan; 30th December 2013 at 05:28 PM.

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    Terre d'Hermes
    Midnight In Paris
    Creed MI

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    Invasion Barber (Without the $150 bust)
    Gendarme (when i want to take a break and just smell "clean")
    Givenchy Play Intense (My first love)
    Top 5

    1. Givenchy Play Intense by Givenchy

    2. Invasion Barbare by MDCI

    3. Green Irish Tweed by Creed

    4. Rive Gauche Pour Homme by YSL

    5. Gendarme

    6. Jazz Prestige by YSL

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    some things by eldo
    Last edited by Ostend V; 6th March 2014 at 03:36 PM.

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    1.Comme Des Garcon- Vettiveru
    2. Arabian Oud- Kalemat
    3. Hermes- Terre'D Hermes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ostend V View Post
    1/ Roja Dove - Diaghilev
    2/ Stephane Humbert Lucas 777 - O Hira
    3/ Xerjoff - Alexandria
    300 for 5ml decants?

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    Aramis Havana(vintage), Givenchy Xeryus Rouge(vintage), Jil Sander Background. Bentley Intense is next.

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    For my next life:

    Jeke
    Zahd
    Bal à Versailles

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    Chanel Platinum egoiste
    Chanel Allure homme
    Dior Homme Sport

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    Some people might wish to share their sources as the Sterling equivalent of the $300 in the thread title doesn't appear to go as far in this country - when I'm buying, anyway!
    Last edited by lpp; 31st December 2013 at 01:17 PM.

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    Yeah i went over the price limit,so perhaps i could swap....Dior Homme Sport for..Prada Amber Pour Homme..

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    Quote Originally Posted by RichNTacoma View Post
    300 for 5ml decants?
    oops I must have been half asleep when I wrote this. Did not look at the $300 limit
    For a $3oo limit I would choose 1/ Rien by Etat Libre d' Orange - 2/ Vanille Noire by Laurence Dumont - 3/ Classic Patchouli by Von Eusersdorff
    Last edited by Ostend V; 6th March 2014 at 03:37 PM.

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    1- Xerjoff Ibitira
    2- Grossmith Shem-El-Nassim
    3- ASAQ Dihn Oud Ateeq

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    Quote Originally Posted by jst315 View Post
    What would they be? Thought this would be useful to those fairly new to fragrances.

    Here are mine:
    1. Bleu De Chanel
    2. Terre'D Hermes
    3. Pure Havane
    I think that the O.P.'s intention may have been to find three really excellent ones for those starting out totalling under $300?
    As we can see, this appears to be a more difficult question than envisaged!

    Maybe decants are being considered.
    Last edited by lpp; 1st January 2014 at 09:39 AM.

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    GIT ~130
    Royal Oud ~130
    Fahrenheit ~40
    =300

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