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View Poll Results: What inexpensive house is best for 3.4 oz frag's $30 and less?

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  • Lomani

    0 0%
  • Playboy

    1 1.79%
  • Cuba

    1 1.79%
  • Bogart

    9 16.07%
  • Lapidus

    3 5.36%
  • Claiborne

    1 1.79%
  • Arthes

    0 0%
  • Bath & Body Works

    0 0%
  • The Body Shop

    0 0%
  • Nautica

    5 8.93%
  • Ferrari

    0 0%
  • Beckham

    3 5.36%
  • Azzaro

    14 25.00%
  • Perry Ellis

    12 21.43%
  • Other

    7 12.50%
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    Default The Best Inexpensive House

    As far as houses that produces the best scents overall - $30 and under for 3.4 oz bottles..

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    I don't support this perfume company but a fella at the Gym put this juice on him , and with all due respects I asked him what was that and he showed me the bottle of playboy scent , looked like a deodorant but the smelled was similar to 24Gold and not cheap smelling not for me but well made at price range.
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    Aramis. Very under-rated.

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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Aramis. Very under-rated.
    I agree- but nothing under 30 bucks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    I agree- but nothing under 30 bucks
    Definitely under 30 bucks in the UK, Tony!!

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    Nautica

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    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Aramis. Very under-rated.
    +1 Also Burberry is quite affordable here in the UK.

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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    Bogart & Jeanne Arthes IMO (mass market inexpensive)
    Also UdV and Remy LaTour

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    Bogart edging all others for me - PH, Bogart, One Man Show, Force Majeure, Witness & Furyo - these (particularly Furyo) beats all others offered on this poll (Lapidus & Azzaro are # 2 & 3 respectively)...

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    My vote would go to Nautica but I've tried 1/3 of the houses listed.
    Current favorites_____Black Tourmaline_____Gucci Pour Homme II_____Memoir Man_____Tuscan Leather______Montale Aoud and Pine_____Sel Marin_____Invasion Barbare_____Tonka Imperial____Dior Homme Intense_____L'Humaniste____Santal 33_____Bois d'Argent_____Nio_____MFK Oud_____Lumiere Noire_____Bois d'Encens_____Cuir Ottoman

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    Lanvin. Azzaro has a few good ones. Caron and Balmain are fairly cheap, I believe.

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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    My vote went to Perry Ellis..
    If Bermuda Tonic was $30 in the U.S. I would have 10 bottles of it!!!
    Kinda hard to name em all..

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    Chrome is the only thing I've smelled from Azzaro, but I love it.

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    From this list, Bogart, Azzaro, The Body Shop, surprisingly also Playboy and Beckham rank among my favorites.

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    I would have to give it to Lapidus. Pour Homme, Altamir and Pour Lui. Great fragrances for the price.

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    Lucky No. 6? Perhaps LC, idk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    As far as houses that produces the best scents overall - $30 and under for 3.4 oz bottles..
    Great topic for a poll Tony, I voted Perry Ellis.

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    For me it's Perry Ellis hands down as well. 360 red, white, black, M, Reserve, Night are all very good...this house has much more winners than whiffs. So many great frags at very reasonable price points! I'll also say that Cuba is good stuff for the uber cheapie market...gold, prestige and wild heart are great scents for under $8 for a 3.3

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    I voted for Nautica

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    +1 for Burberry. Around $30 for any 3.4 (Brit, London, Touch) on Fragrancenet and many others
    Well enjoying what you're wearing is crucial, it is of the utmost importance to wear something that others like as well.

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    Curse all you Azzaro voters! I only own Azzaro PH, now I'm compelled to dive off into their line and get some more to see what the fuss is about. I'm a sucker for good cheapies

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    Here in France Azzaro is as expensive as the other houses.
    I am surprised that Daniel Hechter is not on the poll list, along with Pierre Cardin. These two are much cheaper here in France than the other houses.
    My personal choice would be I Coloniali.
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    Kenneth Cole Black!!!

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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    Quote Originally Posted by JourneymanDave View Post
    Curse all you Azzaro voters! I only own Azzaro PH, now I'm compelled to dive off into their line and get some more to see what the fuss is about. I'm a sucker for good cheapies
    Twin
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    Azzaro Elixir
    Aqua
    Pure Cedrat
    They are all good quality scents

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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    Quote Originally Posted by rum View Post
    Definitely under 30 bucks in the UK, Tony!!
    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    +1 Also Burberry is quite affordable here in the UK.
    Quote Originally Posted by TheMothaFragger View Post
    +1 for Burberry. Around $30 for any 3.4 (Brit, London, Touch) on Fragrancenet and many others
    If Aramis and Burberry are cheapies, they steal my vote! I think Burberry must have strong regional marketing - in my area, there's a boutique, and the prices are quite high even in Perfumania. Love The Beat for Men. And Aramis is just classic goodness.
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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    How about Al-rehab? Silver, Sultan and Choco musk are great fragrances, let alone they cost between $3 and $6.
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    Default Re: The Best Inexpensive House

    Bogart, with Azzaro a close second
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    Some left off this list:

    Michael Jordan (Michael and Legend are great)
    Jovan (Sex Appeal!)
    Adidas (Sport Field)
    Jaguar (eg Vision)

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    Wanted to vote for Azzaro and thats my real choice, but I decided to give Becham some love. Decent scents.
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    I am not familiar with every single possibility on the board, but I do know the most mentioned houses. My vote ended up going to Perry Ellis. I think for the price, there are a wide number of scents available that perform very well. Well done PE!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    Twin
    Chrome Legend
    Azzaro Elixir
    Aqua
    Pure Cedrat
    They are all good quality scents
    Thx Tony, that gives me a hit list.

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    Perry Ellis. I really would not have said that early last year. In the meantime I came across Perry For Him Black and now most recently M. At that price point, I have yet to find anything better. For me, a classic lesson learned in never judging the juice by the designer name.
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