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    My Kids gave me 150$ limit for cologne for my birthday on 11 July. So I'm looking at getting something but have no idea, I want something of the Niche flavor. And I'm thinking of something on fragrance net, any suggestions?


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    Maybe for the summer: Heeley Coccobello
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    So many potential answers - any chance of a few pointers as to what type of scent you like?

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    Put on some extra cash, and buy Amouage Memoir.

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    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Dior Homme
    Dior Homme Sport.

    I wish I could advice some Chanels but not at fragrancenet.

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    Aventus

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    Choose any random scent. Any suggestions we give you will be our opinion of what's nice and no different from throwing a dart at a wall.

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    +1 for Aventus

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    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    6. Puredistance - Black
    7. Brückner - Aoud 1
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Creed - Royal Oud
    10. Chanel - Egoiste

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awakening950 View Post
    Choose any random scent. Any suggestions we give you will be our opinion of what's nice and no different from throwing a dart at a wall.
    Yeah a little more info would be good. What do you like and/or want? Where will you be wearing it?

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    I would pay extra money and go for Aventus or maybe a By Kilian at luckyscent?
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    2. Jubilation XXV
    3. Dior Homme Intense
    4. Creed GIT
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    I suggest getting into splits for niche - buying (& blowing) all 150 on 1 niche is not my preference (that's when you are new to basenotes). There's normally a 21% discount coupon available for fragrancenet, do use that. Also, suggest you register to ebates & shop for fragrancenet from there - you will get an additional 6% cashback.

    As for suggestions:
    Vetiver - Encre Noire
    Citrus - Monsieur Balmain
    Fall / winter / cold - For the reminder which is about $80 odd, I suggest buying a bottle of any Aoud's from Montale - price after disc will be around 91. Or any one from Serge Lutens will work well too instead of the Montale.

    So you exceed your budget by 10-15 if you go with the above 3, which will be made up with the cash back from ebates. Of course, the first 2 suggested are not really niche, but they serve the purpose & are excellent fragrances in their own right.
    Last edited by badarun; 14th July 2014 at 12:26 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Maybe for the summer: Heeley Coccobello
    Excellent recommendation!

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    Without knowing your preferences; for $150, I would say Chergui + Ambre Sultan OR Serge Noire.

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    7/11 is my Mum's b-day too. She's probably got a few years on you though. Anyway, I spent much of that day with her and remember wearing some Villoresi - Uomo. So, yeah, get that one!
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    So much stuff to choose from. From fresh to warm. And the budget is quite high, you can get most brand, except the most expensive ones. I'll toss off a couple of ideas:
    fresh/summer: CDG2 man (lemony incense)
    Warm/winter: Lubin Idole

    Not sure fragrance net is the best for niche.

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    I would also suggest adding a few dollars and buy qn Amouage. Memoir man, Memoir woman or Epic man. Can't really beat the prices now for an Amouage.
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    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Perris Monte Carlo Oud Imperial Black
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Byredo Bullion
    7. Norma Kamali Incense



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    Add a few more bucks and get Aventus. See what all the fuss is about

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