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    Default I need something masculine that stands out

    Im tired of all those sweet feminine scents. I want something really masculine that stands out however wont be too mature (19 yo).
    Also i dont care about offending people so it doesnt have to be safe either.
    I currently wear Platinum Egoiste which i absolutley LOVE but its too safe and has no much personality in it.
    So you get the idea, something that will say "i came here to win and to conquer".

    Thank you guys and sorry for my bad english.

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Maybe give Costume National Homme a sniff. It is quite potent but smells incredible and definitely leans heavily to the masculine side. Full bottles can be had at discounters for quite reasonable money online.
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    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
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    Terre d'Hermes

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    Another recommendation for Terre d'Hermes, but in the Parfum version

    Perhaps also Chanel pour Monsieur Concentree

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    I cannot recommend enough, for those looking for an inoffensive masculine with good longevity: Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme.
    No one else will be wearing this, and this frag says "I mean business."
    Cheap too.
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    Terre d'Hermes Parfum, Rive Gauche or Fahrenheit
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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Chanel Blu

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    John Varvatos
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    Modern day masculine and not too mature? Narciso Rodriguez for Him might fit that requirement.

    Potent, has great longevity, dries down to a killer scent. Just a thought.
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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Annick Goutal - Sables
    Caron - Yatagan
    YSL - Kouros

    Ignore the the 'mature' tag, it's irrelevant

    You're welcome

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Dior Leather Oud
    Paco Rabane Pour Homme (definitely vintage, not current)
    YSL Kouros (preferably vintage)

    You will definitely be noticed wearing these. And since you are not afraid of try something non-safe, these also fit the bill nicely. Must have big persona to pull these off in public with comfort.

    Amouage Interlude Man
    Amouage Epic Man

    These two are more "polite" if you will, or rather less "offensive", but definitely very strong and umber-masculine releases - that will certainly get you noticed.

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    Encre Noir
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    If youre looking for pure masculine, Kouros is THE king. It will conquer.

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Leather Powerhouse maybe
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    Trussardi UOMO

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    - Van Cleef & Arpels ph +1 (however maybe a little too mature fo a 19 year old imo)
    - Terre d'Hermes +1
    - Bogart pour homme
    - Quorum
    - Drakkar Noir
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    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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    Another +1 for Terre d'Hermes, except I prefer the EDT over the PP

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    I'm thinking Chanel pour Monsier. It's got large notes of citrus, and woody undertones. Very masculine, and has a reasonable projection.

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    Chanel Antaeus
    Gucci pour Homme I
    Hermes Bel Ami
    YSL M7 (vintage)
    Bentley for Men Intense
    Guerlain Derby

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonghpafu View Post
    Terre d'Hermes
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    pure parfum or Edt concentration shall do you fine and on a higher scale, don't forget masculinity in a bottle of a Scent...ofcouse is non other than the "Mighty AVENTUS" can not go wrong with it.....peace
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    Drakkar Noir...classic powerhouse Manly as he** !
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    I need something masculine that stands out

    A penis?
    I smell marshmallows!

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    Polo Green

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Quote Originally Posted by VanillaCloud View Post
    I need something masculine that stands out

    A penis?


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    Quote Originally Posted by vanillacloud View Post
    i need something masculine that stands out

    a penis?
    lol

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    My 19 y.o. nephew isn't too fond of most of those old strong scents, but was very taken with the relatively recent, ultra-strong, ultra-masculine, Bogart PH.
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    Van Cleef and Arpels Pour Homme was my first fragrance purchase. I bought it when I was very young. It is intensely masculine, but I felt like it really wasn't the true "me" until I was well into my thirties. Late 30s, even.

    You could take a chance on Cartier Santos. None of your peers will be wearing it. It is a veritable portrait of masculinity. It's not hard to wear unless the weather's pretty hot. But, again, I had to grow into this one as well. I was a really skinny little kid when I first bought it, and it just didn't feel right unless I was kind of dressed up. It's pretty brawny stuff.

    Cartier Must Pour Homme. Discontinued, but there's plenty of it on ebay still. Smoothly masculine. Sophisticated masculine. Masculine, with a minimum of Ron Burgundy.

    Someone has mentioned John Varvatos. Also not a bad pick. Borderline powerhouse.

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    YSL M7
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    Bell'Antonio by Hilde Soliani, so warm and virile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VoodooChile View Post
    Im tired of all those sweet feminine scents. I want something really masculine that stands out however wont be too mature (19 yo)...
    Rive Gauche Pour Homme -- the spicy opening could be mature. But, after 30-45 mins. it develops into a smooth, semi-sweet woodsy scent.

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    Terre D' Hermes, Encre Noir, or even Puig's Quorum

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    I like:

    Fougere Royale
    Lubin Itasca
    Divine L'homme sage
    Puredistance M
    Kiel's orignal musk
    Chanel Sycomore or Malle's VE
    Helmut Lang's Cuiron is fantastic too but hard to find and VERY expensive...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VoodooChile View Post
    Im tired of all those sweet feminine scents. I want something really masculine that stands out however wont be too mature (19 yo).
    I can totally relate to how you feel with sweet scents as they've really become something I'm very sensitive to lately. I used to wear YSL L'homme and Chanel Allure Sport because of ex girlfriends and I can't stand them now. Way too sweet and cloying to my nose.

    I just recently purchased Aventus after being oblivious of the hype and I can honestly say it's awesome! Totally masculine, not at all sweet, and I've honestly been amazed at how many compliments I've gotten from it (which is not at all why I wear fragrances), but it is a well crafted modern male fragrance for any age in my mind. I love TdH but think it is a bit too mature and does have a slight old man vibe (hey, I'm an old man, haha), Rive Gauche for a 19 year old, no way in my opinion. Good luck in your search!

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    Pascal Morabito's OR BLACK . If you can survive the brutal opening, it's simply a remarkable fragrance . Look no further.
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    Joop homme if you dare


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    I would vote for Terre d'Hermes

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    Fahrenheit

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanillaCloud View Post
    I need something masculine that stands out

    A penis?
    So, that's what's on your mind ???
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigsteve View Post
    So, that's what's on your mind ???
    Obviously, a penis....

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    For potent, look no further than Black Afgano.

    Many grt vintages already mentioned, I'll add TrussardiU omo to that lis.

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    Fahrenheit
    My 3 Signature Scents:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
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    Paul Smith Man (2009)

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    I strongly suggest that you try Uomo by Carthusia. If you like Platinum Egoiste, this is in the same ballpark (though doesn't smell the same at all), but so much better.
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    1) Mamluk
    2) Chypre Palatin
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    5) Tobacco Vanille
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    7) APOM Pour Homme
    8) Psychedelique [interchangeable with] Coromandel
    9) More than Words
    10) Millesime 1849

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    Default Re: I need something masculine that stands out

    Terre d'Hermes (edt version): classy, earthy, orange
    Dior Homme Sport: lemons & ginger with iris and cedar
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver: very modern vetiver, classy and bright
    Creed Aventus: may start fruity but smokiness takes over

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