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    Default Matching fragrance with clothes

    There's an infographic about fragrance from a certain imageboard:

    http://i.imgur.com/1hC1x1U.jpg

    Disregarding the actual advice in the infographic, I want to know what people think about matching fragrance with clothes. A lot of fragrance reviews mention whether it's something you should wear casually, or with a suit. But does it make sense to match fragrances with your sense of personal style, or is it mostly just marketing suggestion?

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    I always take clothing into consideration. I wore Coromandel today with sexy black top and nice jewelry. If I dressed down I would possibly choose a Diptyque.

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    I personally don't match my clothes to the fragrance I choose to wear or vice versa but I see nothing strange or wrong in doing so.

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    That attachment gave me mental hives.

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    No.
    I usually wear a frag based on mood-weather or just something I have not worn for some time

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    More of a mood type of guy when it comes to wearing fragrances.
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    I guess you can wear what you want in whatever apparel you decide to wear, but IMO, nice gear goes well with nice scent better as it accentuates your confidence as well as an adorning accessory ..is like a cherry in the top of a gorgeous dressed banana float...lol
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    I take a more synesthetic approach to perfume/clothing- All of my fragrances have a "color" or a texture in my mind, and I'm happiest if I can match that to my clothing.

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    Ha ha, that link is hilarious! And probably not in the way he intended. But there are some good little nuggets of advice towards the bottom of the page.

    l too tend to take more account of the colour than the style of my clothing, but the biggest influence on my choice is the weather, followed by my mood.
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    I wouldn't normally wear something classical with a T and jeans

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    I always match fragrance with clothes. Some fragrances comes off as light, airy, some dark, sexy, seducing. Let's say, I wouldn't rock Fahrenheit with light blue shirt. But I definitely wear it with black leather jacket or dark coloured suit or t-shirt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teardrop View Post
    But there are some good little nuggets of advice towards the bottom of the page.

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    Exactly - at the very bottom

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    The 'Random Button' at the bottom of the page is a pretty cool alternative to reading threads on occasion...

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by ION-ONE View Post
    Exactly - at the very bottom
    Lol!

    Quote Originally Posted by lpp View Post
    The 'Random Button' at the bottom of the page is a pretty cool alternative to reading threads on occasion...
    l was talking about the page the OP linked to...
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Indeed:

    I want to buy X cologne, is it any good?
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    Yes, but I already saw that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ION-ONE View Post
    Indeed:

    I want to buy X cologne, is it any good?
    www.basenotes.com
    Exactly!
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Never was too strict about this. Of course, too casual clothes are difficult to wear with extremely formal fragrances and vice-versa, but certain light, fresh, citrus based classic EDC may for instance work very well with a sportier outfits, at least in my opinion.

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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    I agree withe the above, In the end Ill mostly wear whatever Im craving, But some combinations crosses some kind of line for me.. If I wear unisex scents verging on butch, Im not going to but on baggy jeans and a white tee..Or the skanky bombs with a miniskirt.. it would project something out of my character.
    But I like matching fragrance and clothing , it is enchancing your personal presence/statement to me.
    Currently wearing: No. 19 by Chanel

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    sometimes i match my clothes with fragrance. for the most part it all depends on what i feel like wearing. its all about preference.

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    I consider fragrance to be an accessory that compliments my mood and the rest of my outfit.

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    I like to match my fragrance with my current clothes for the day, most of my wardrobe is versatile so usually not an issue.
    Currently wearing: Allure Homme by Chanel

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    Apparently I'm a tweed guy who wears a cardigan or ties a light sweater around my neck, knows how to tie a bow-tie, and sports a scarf in the fall .....



    If I'm ever seen out in public looking like that just shoot me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    Apparently I'm a tweed guy who wears a cardigan or ties a light sweater around my neck, knows how to tie a bow-tie, and sports a scarf in the fall .....

    If I'm ever seen out in public looking like that just shoot me.
    It's worse than that, Scarce. Your info block didn't say "tweed", it said "twee".

    Even though I've never laid eyes on you, the very last adjective that would come to mind in describing you is "twee".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    It's worse than that, Scarce. Your info block didn't say "tweed", it said "twee".

    Even though I've never laid eyes on you, the very last adjective that would come to mind in describing you is "twee".
    Dear god...

    Grown men described as "twee". I didn't know there was such a thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    Dear god...

    Grown men described as "twee". I didn't know there was such a thing.
    Where was this description of you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    Apparently I'm a tweed guy who wears a cardigan or ties a light sweater around my neck, knows how to tie a bow-tie, and sports a scarf in the fall .....



    If I'm ever seen out in public looking like that just shoot me.
    I don't tie a sweater around my neck or sport a bow tie, but I do have an extensive scarf and cardigan collection...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarce View Post
    Grown men described as "twee". I didn't know there was such a thing.
    You must have never seen a Wes Anderson movie. Virtually all his male characters are twee. Except the one usually played by Bill Murray.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook.bot View Post
    You must have never seen a Wes Anderson movie. Virtually all his male characters are twee. Except the one usually played by Bill Murray.
    I've seen a few (Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, Isle of Dogs, The Royal Tannenbaums, Rushmore, Fantastic Mr Fox). "Twee" is just outside my generational orbit, however.
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    Default Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    Quote Originally Posted by Black Refraction View Post
    There's an infographic about fragrance from a certain imageboard:

    http://i.imgur.com/1hC1x1U.jpg

    Disregarding the actual advice in the infographic, I want to know what people think about matching fragrance with clothes. A lot of fragrance reviews mention whether it's something you should wear casually, or with a suit. But does it make sense to match fragrances with your sense of personal style, or is it mostly just marketing suggestion?
    I tried to match perfumes to shirts, but I now have more perfumes than shirts.




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