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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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    Dior Homme
    Terre d'Hermes
    Mugler Cologne
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    Default Re: If you could only use 3 fragrances for the rest of your life, (under $300 for all 3)

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

    Gengis Khan
    Silver Mountain Water
    Japhur pour Homme

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    1-Dior Homme + DHI
    2-LDDM
    3-Oud Wood by Tom Ford(Split).
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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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    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
    Currently wearing: Lancetti Uomo by Lancetti

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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)
    Last edited by drseid; 24th December 2013 at 09:41 AM.
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    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
    Currently wearing: Enygma by Onyrico

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    New York (Parfums de Nicolai)
    Yohji Homme
    Balenciaga pour Homme
    Last edited by pluran; 4th January 2014 at 09:08 AM.

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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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