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    Default Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    Had been looking forward to testing this one out for about 18 months now and I had read/seen nothing but good reviews then last week I purchased myself a 10ml decant from a trusted sampler I deal with and oh my....

    what a let down, seemed to have some sort of sour (bad) milk with old honey smell to it and even worse there was some sort of insidious note in the back that would pop up from time to time like a really old house smell that totally weirded me out, wore it for 6 hours strait then had to wash what was left off myself and sprayed on some Acqua Di Parma Colonia to make my nose forget the horror show it was put through. Honestly I was surpried how bad I found this, it was a uniquely unpleasent scent that really made me feel uneasy and almost sick, i've honestly never had this feeling with fragrance before.
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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    I agree, its not a pleasant smell.

    Surprised that so many people like it. In fact that's not a bad review of it on YouTube.
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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    Hmmm, I would say I was more underwhelmed, just in that I didn't really smell much at all with this one. But, I've worn it and had a few others sniff sprayed paper and it's generally very well received. I really couldn't describe what exactly is smells like, but it's very well made at the least. Sorry to hear it didn't work for you and more importantly that you were disappointed by the experience
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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    To the OP: Sorry that it turned out to be such a disappointment to you. Although perhaps not my preferred in the line, I do like it.
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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    Honestly I don't know how this one didn't agree with me, I had heard it was similar to (if not the same as) the likes of DHI, D600, the original Homme and Midnight In Paris all fragrances I enjoy to varying degrees but no....i'm just glad I didn't but the full bottle as I did find a good price on one.

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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    Any chance your sample turned bad? It's not my favorite, but I don't really find anything sour or off-putting with this one. I would suggest getting a sample from the Perfumed Court or somewhere that sells samples to compare with the decant you have.
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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    I love this scent. Maybe its the smell of myrrh you arent like?

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    Default Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    I don't like it either but strangely for basically the opposite reason - too delicate. I couldn't smell a thing.
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