ie; whats your best black tie, formal, super-special occasion fragrance?
From what Ive smelled so far, Id pick Noir de Noir.
Clive Christian No 1
Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait
Maison Francis Kurdjian Aqua Universalis Forte
Creed Virgin Island Water
Dior Homme Cologne
Reyane Insurrection Pure II
Chanel Platinum Egoiste
Gucci Guilty Intense
"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 Spring Favorites:
1. Creed - Spice & Wood
2. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
3. Dior - Vetiver
4. Clive Christian - 1872 for Men
5. Tom Ford - Grey Vetiver
6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Haitian Vetiver
7. Dior - Homme Sport 2012
8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
9. Creed - Aventus
10. Parfumerie Generale - Grand Siecle Intense 7.1
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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Most worn scents according to my haphazard use of the SOTD...so perhaps my favorites...
1. Epic Man by Amouage (21 wears)
2. M7 by Eves Saint Laurent (18 wears)
3. Leather Oud by Christian Dior (18 wears)
4. Oud Imperial (black) by Perris Monte Carlo (14 wears)
5. Russian Tea Ritual by Masque (12 wears)
6. Fate Man by Amouage (11 wears)
7. Terre d'Hermes by Hermes (11 wears plus - often not recorded go to scent)
8. Interlude Man by Amouage (11 wears)
9. Journey Man by Amouage (11 wears)
10. Plum Japonais by Tom Ford, Bullion by Byredo, Piper Nigrum by a Lorenzo Villorosi, Pulp by Byredo, Santal Royal by Guerlain (9 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. Spice and Wood
4. Pure Malt
5. Tonka Imperial
6. Dior Homme
7. Epic Man
8. L'air Du Desert Marocain
9. Noir de Noir
10. Terre D'Hermes
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
Creed Silver Mountain Water
Creed Royal Oud
Amouage Jubilation XXV
Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
Tom Ford Amber Absolute
Tom Ford Italian Cypress
Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
Amouage Interlude Man
YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
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:
Gerlain - Habit Rouge Dress Code ..... Creed: Baie de Genievre - VAULTED FRAGRANCE!
Tauerville - Vetiver & Petitgrain / Amber / Rose / Incense / Vanilla ..... Armani Privé: Oud Royal
Creed: Jardin d'Amalfi / Pure White Cologne
Christian Dior La Collection Privée: Vetiver / Ambre Nuit / Oud Ispahan / Leather Oud / Gris Montaigne
Roja Dove: Amber Aoud Crystal Parfum / Aoud Crystal Parfum / Scandal Pour Homme EdP / Danger Pour Homme Parfum[/COLOR]