ie; whats your best black tie, formal, super-special occasion fragrance?
From what Ive smelled so far, Id pick Noir de Noir.
Clive Christian C
By Kilian Straight to Heaven
Dior Homme Intense
Creed Original Santal
Creed Bois du Portugal
Guerlain Tonka Imperial
D&G Pour Homme
JPG Le Male
Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
Tom Ford Noir de Noir
"Waste time wondering which "cologne" pulls better, and your genes will spread only by accident. A perfume should be right for the man, not for the job"
Chanel Eau de Cologne. Those people are sardine-canned in there and it gets mighty hot in that tux. Not the setting for, say, a patchouli bomb, in my view.
Debating between Oscar Celebration or Oscar Red Satin by Oscar de la Renta
Current Winter Favorites:
1. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
2. Brückner - Aoud 1
3. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
4. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Generation Man
5. Creed - Royal Oud
6. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
7. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin
8. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
9. Creed - Royal English Leather
10. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
Eau de ABC is f***ing garbage I can't believe they can't put together a decent f***ing stream of the Oscars this is complete and utter bulls**t how embarrassing.
Aventus...that way I'll at least smell like a winner
My go to special occasion fragrance is Jubilation XXV, but for the Oscars, I'd probably wear something a little like Vetiver Extraordinaire.
for this circus of self infatuation ..........Egoiste - What else?
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1. Epic Man by Amouage (26 wears)
2. Leather Oud by Christian Dior (25 wears)
3. M7 by Yves Saint Laurent (20 wears)
4. Oud Imperial (black) by Perris Monte Carlo (16 wears)
5. Russian Tea Ritual by Masque (16 wears)
6. Fate Man by Amouage (14 wears)
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
I would probably go with Windsor.
My current top ten:
1. Oud Wood
2. Straight to Heaven
3. Epic Man
4. Santal 33
5. Tonka Imperial
6. Pure Malt
7. Jubilation XXV
8. L'air Du Desert Marocain
10. Terre D'Hermes
Brineapple (Pineapple, Guava, Ylang Ylang, Marine Notes, Green Tea, Cade, Guaiacwood, Cedar Wood, Ozone) / Fur - (Vintage Musks, Woods, Leather) / Onsen Wood (Hinoki/Hiba/Cedar/Yuzu) / Winter XVI (Tree Saps, Extractions and Resins, Bois des Landes, Bourbon Vetiver, Spearmint, Frankincense & Myrrh) / L.O.M. Leather Oud Musk (Leather, Oud, Musk, Beeswax, Tobacco, Strawberry, Incense & Amber)
Jacques Evard Thallium
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Guerlain Derby the modern formulation.
Creed Cuir de Russie
Green Irish Tweed
Current Top 10:
Creed Green Irish Tweed
Tom Ford Tobacco Oud
Creed Royal Oud
Armani Prive Myrrhe Imperiale
Amouage Jubilation XXV
Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
Tom Ford Amber Absolute
MDCI Invasion Barbare
Amouage Interlude Man
Tom Ford Plum Japonais
Creed's Royal Oud would fit the bill just nicely
10-12 sprays of vintage YSL Kouros - used as a bodyspray
Claus The Danish Viking
Amouage Tribute attar - half a tola of it...
Clive Christian No. 1 Pure Parfum Limited Edition
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Amouage Gold Woman
Is the juice worth the squeeze?
As a few others mentioned, I would go with Creed Windsor as well.
I wore Jubilation XXV. Went well with the tux.
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CURRENTLY ACTIVE SPLITS:
TOM FORD Private Blend: Bois Marocain Reserve 2016 / Ombré Leather 16 / Vert d'Encens / Vert De Fleur
Comme des Garcons: Wonderoud ..... Amouage: Myths Man / Beloved Man / Interlude Man
Frapin: Passion Boisée ..... Valentino: Uomo Intense ..... Gerlain: Habit Rouge Dress Code
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