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  1. #1

    Default "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    ...,they would be:

    - Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    - VC&H Midnight in Paris
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    - Dior Homme Intense
    - Givenchy Play Intense
    - Armani Code
    - Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    - JPG Le Male
    - Rochas Man
    - YSL L´Homme
    - Boss Botled
    - Acqua di Gio Essenza
    - Lacoste Pour Homme
    - Givenchy Gentleman (vintage)
    - Issey Miyake L´Eau d´Issey
    - Bleu de Channel
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Lacoste Essential
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Dior Fahrenheit Absolute
    - Gucci Pour Homme II
    - Egoiste Platinum
    - Burberry London
    - Thierry Mugler A*Men
    - Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    - Versace Pour Homme
    - Dior Homme Sport (2008)
    - D&G The One
    - YSL Opium


    How about you, guys?

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Good list. I own 26 bottles of the 30 on your list.
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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Soungs good. Maybe could add Nautica Voyage and Versace Eau Fraiche.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Bentley for Men Intense is one that comes to mind.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by sjg3839 View Post
    Bentley for Men Intense is one that comes to mind.
    +1 on Bentley Intense... I have 13 on this list so I have room to add a few for sure...
    Armani Code Ultimate
    M7 by YSL
    L'Homme Parfum Intense by YSL
    La Nuit De L'Homme Le Parfum by YSL
    Pi by Givenchy
    Eau Sauvage Parfum by Christian Dior
    Purple Label by Ralph Lauren
    And many more...

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    ...,they would be:

    - Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    - VC&H Midnight in Paris
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    - Dior Homme Intense
    - Givenchy Play Intense
    - Armani Code
    - Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    - JPG Le Male
    - Rochas Man
    - YSL L´Homme
    - Boss Botled
    - Acqua di Gio Essenza
    - Lacoste Pour Homme
    - Givenchy Gentleman (vintage)
    - Issey Miyake L´Eau d´Issey
    - Bleu de Channel
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Lacoste Essential
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Dior Fahrenheit Absolute
    - Gucci Pour Homme II
    - Egoiste Platinum
    - Burberry London
    - Thierry Mugler A*Men
    - Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    - Versace Pour Homme
    - Dior Homme Sport (2008)
    - D&G The One
    - YSL Opium


    How about you, guys?
    Not a bad list (with a few exceptions )

    I would have these that you don't:
    Chanel Egoiste
    Dior Homme Cologne 2013
    Dior Homme Sport 2012
    Kenneth Cole Black
    Kenneth Cole Reaction
    YSL M7
    Tom Ford for Men


    I assume you aren't referring to designer scents from "exclusive" lines - that would be a vastly different list...
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    5. Puredistance - Black
    6. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. Brückner - Aoud 1
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. House of Matriarch - Blackbird

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    I can't even think of 30 I'd own, I'm even including private blends/les exclusives.

    - Antaeus
    - Dior Homme Intense
    - Yohji Homme
    - Dior Homme Parfum
    - Or Black
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Egoiste
    - Pure Malt
    - Pure Havane
    - Opium EDP
    - Kouros
    - 2 MAN
    - Avignon
    - CDG EDP (original)
    - NR Musc for him EDP
    - Knize Ten
    - Sycomore
    - Coromandel
    - Noir de Noir
    - Bois des Illes Parfum
    - Tuscan Leather
    - Tobacco Vanille
    - Leather Oud

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Don't know about the whole list but near the top are:
    Fahrenheit
    Opium PH
    Cool Water
    1-12
    Tommy (original)
    Minotaur
    Dali PH
    Allure Homme (original)
    Le Male
    Lagerfeld Classic
    A*Men

    Wore these in a steady rotation this month. Never get tired of any of them.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Pretty much anything on the thread-staring list, but would most likely replace AMen, Pure Malt, AHS, DHS, L'Eau d'Issey, Boss Bottled, Edition Blanche, Lacoste Essential, Fahrenheit, Lacoste PH, Armani Code (still very good fragrances, but not so high up on my wishlist yet) with the following:

    Armani Eau pour Homme
    YSL PH
    Chanel pour Monsieur
    Ungaro II and III Parfum Aromatique
    Van Cleef&Arpels PH
    Versace l'Homme
    Rocabar by Hermes
    vintage Trussardi Uomo
    Spazio Krizia
    Joint by Roccobarocco

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    I'm not really a fan of Chanel, Dior, or Thierry Mugler and tend to like lighter fragrances, so my list differs a bit:

    Armani Acqua Di Gio
    Armani Eau Pour Homme
    Armani Code Sport
    Armani Code Ultimate
    Armani Mania

    Buberry London for Men

    Bvlgari Pour Homme
    Bvlgari Man Extreme
    Bvlgari Aqva Amara

    Cartier Eau de Cartier Concentree
    Cartier Declaration Essence

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Dolce&Gabbana Light Blue
    Dolce&Gabbana The One

    Hermes Terre D'Hermes
    Hermes Terre D'Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche

    Issey Miyake L'Eau Bleue d'Issey Pour Homme
    Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme Yuzu

    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme
    Gucci by Gucci Sport Pour Homme
    Gucci Pour Homme II

    Kenneth Cole Black
    Kenneth Cole Mankind
    Kenneth Cole Signature

    Tom Ford Extreme
    Tom Ford for Men
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Tom Ford Noir (EDT)

    Versace Pour Homme
    Versace Eros
    Last edited by Theo; 30th August 2014 at 09:27 AM.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Theo View Post
    I'm not really a fan of Chanel, Dior, or Thierry Mugler
    From their mainstream line, not their exclusives, the Chanels and Diors I like are Egoiste and the Fahrenheit line. They should be in any "designer gems" list. The rest, I'll pass. Mugler, well Cologne is it's own thing so needs to be included (you'd like it, it's light). In the AMen line, I don't like the original, and how much I like the flankers seems to depend on how different from AMen they are, the more different the better.

    The OPs list has no Guerlain, no Hermes, no Cartier and no Joop, which I find very surprising.

    I'll have to have a think about this, there are more than 30 designer gems, no doubt. The problem will be getting the list down to 30!

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    1) l'instant extreme pour homme guerlain
    2) l'eau boisse guerlain
    3) declaration cartier
    4) infussion pour homme Prada
    5) amber intense pour homme Prada
    6) D&G Pour homme
    7) D&G The one
    8) Allure sport
    9) platinum egoiste chanel
    10) mugler cologne
    11) armani code
    12) jpg le male
    13) l'eau de issey miyaki pour homme intense
    14) l'nuit de issey miyaki pour homme
    15) dune Dior
    16) Dior homme sport
    17) jazz - YSL
    18) bvlgari man extreme
    19) bvlgari aqua marine
    20) aqua di gio

    And ten more hehe

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    ...,they would be:

    - Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    - VC&H Midnight in Paris
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    - Dior Homme Intense
    - Givenchy Play Intense
    - Armani Code
    - Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    - JPG Le Male
    - Rochas Man
    - Kouros
    - Boss Botled
    - Acqua di Gio Essenza
    - Lacoste Pour Homme
    - Givenchy Gentleman (vintage)
    - Issey Miyake L´Eau d´Issey
    - Bleu de Channel
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Lacoste Essential
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Dior Fahrenheit Absolute
    - Gucci Pour Homme II
    - Egoiste Platinum
    - Burberry London
    - Thierry Mugler A*Men
    - Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    - Versace Pour Homme
    - Dior Homme Sport (2008)
    - D&G The One
    - YSL Opium


    How about you, guys?
    - Bleu de Channel
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Thierry Mugler AMEN
    -TM Pure Malt
    - JPG Le Male
    - YSL L´Homme
    -Versace Eau Fraiche
    -CK Eternity
    -TM Cologne
    -Prada Amber Pour Homme
    -Scentstory 24 gold
    -Guerlain Hertitage
    -Guerlain LIDGE
    -Dior Homme
    - One Million
    -Acqua Di Gio
    -Chanel Plat Egoiste
    -Bvlgari Black
    20-YSL M7
    -Cool Water
    -Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    -Cartier Declaration
    -Vintage Polo
    25-Issey Miyake
    -Yohji Yamamoto pour homme vintage
    -Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    -Drakkar Noir Vintage
    -YSL L'Homme
    -Burberry Brit

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    The first 30 that come to mind in no particular order (excluding Guerlain) are the following, but there are so many others that are just as worthy:

    Tzora by Anat Fritz
    Anat Fritz (Original) by Anat Fritz
    Classical by Anat Fritz
    Giorgio for Men (vintage) by Giorgio Beverly Hills
    V.I.P. For Men by Giorgio Beverly Hills
    Red for Men (vintage) by Giorgio Beverly Hills
    Balenciaga pour Homme by Balenciaga
    Cuiron by Helmut Lang
    Captain (vintage) by Molyneux
    Richard James EdT (vintage) by Richard James
    Or Black by Morabito
    Fahrenheit (vintage) by Dior
    Terre d'Hermès by Hermès
    Vendetta pour Homme by Valentino
    Polo (vintage) by Ralph Lauren
    Davidoff (original) by Davidoff
    Havana by Aramis
    JHL (vintage) by Aramis
    Bijan for Men (vintage) by Bijan
    Parfum d'Homme (red box) by Montana
    Costume National Homme by Costume National
    Nemo by Cacharel
    Bentley for Men Intense by Bentley
    Ungaro I by Ungaro
    KL Homme by Lagerfeld
    Antaeus (vintage) by Chanel
    Sycomore by Chanel
    Sud Est by Romeo Gigli
    Monsieur de Givenchy (vintage) by Givenchy
    Pour Lui (vintage) by Oscar de la Renta
    Last edited by drseid; 30th August 2014 at 10:42 PM. Reason: Spelling error
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    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    1) Terre d'Hermes
    2) Encre Noire
    3) John Varvatos Vintage
    4) Mugler Cologne
    5) A*Men Pure Malt
    6) Bleu de Chanel
    7) Platinum Egoiste
    8) YSL M7 (vintage or current)
    9) Boucheron Pour Homme
    10) 1 Million
    11) CdG 2 MAN
    12) Acqua di Gio
    13) Guerlain Vetiver
    14) Monsieur de Givenchy
    15) Egoiste
    16) Black XS
    17) Hanae Mori HM EdP
    18) Spicebomb
    19) Eau de Baux
    20) Burberry London
    21) Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    22) Burberry Brit
    23) Gucci Pour Homme II
    24) 24 Gold
    25) Le Male
    26) Jaipur Homme
    27) Bvlgari The Vert
    28) Bvlgari Pour Homme
    29) Dior Homme
    30) Fahrenheit
    Last edited by MFfan310; 30th August 2014 at 06:32 PM.
    Top 5 for Winter:
    1) Straight to Heaven - By Kilian
    2) Back to Black - By Kilian
    3) Musk Oud - By Kilian
    4) Encre Noire - Lalique
    5)
    M7 (vintage or Oud Absolu) - YSL
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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by gmm150 View Post
    - Bleu de Channel
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Thierry Mugler AMEN
    -TM Pure Malt
    - JPG Le Male
    - YSL L´Homme
    -Versace Eau Fraiche
    -CK Eternity
    -TM Cologne
    -Prada Amber Pour Homme
    -Scentstory 24 gold
    -Guerlain Hertitage
    -Guerlain LIDGE
    -Dior Homme
    - One Million
    -Acqua Di Gio
    -Chanel Plat Egoiste
    -Bvlgari Black
    20-YSL M7
    -Cool Water
    -Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    -Cartier Declaration
    -Vintage Polo
    25-Issey Miyake
    -Yohji Yamamoto pour homme vintage
    -Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    -Drakkar Noir Vintage
    -YSL L'Homme
    -Burberry Brit
    Like this list a lot. Would only take out a few, and would add:

    Van Cleef & Arpels PH
    Hanae Mori HM
    Hanae Mori HiM
    Polo Green
    Sung Homme
    Carven Homme

    and maybe Polo Blue
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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Loewe Esencia
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Dior Homme
    Cuir Lancôme
    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Chanel No.5
    Chanel Cuir de Russie
    Ralph Lauren Polo (vintage)
    D&G Pour Homme (vintage)
    Bulgari pour Homme
    Bulgari Black
    Burberry London for Men
    Rochas Eau Pour Homme
    Lanvin Arpege pour Homme
    Givenchy Gentleman
    Armani Eau pour Homme
    Armani Aqua di Gio pour Homme
    CK Obsession
    Davidoff Cool Water
    Helmut Lang Cuiron
    L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme
    Kenzo Air
    Aramis Aramis
    Aramis 900
    Aramis Havana
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Gucci pour Homme (original)
    Terre d'Hermes
    Geoffrey Beene Grey Flannel
    Yohji Yamamoto Yohji Homme

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Sticking to the regular designer releases only:

    1 - Christian Dior Fahrenheit
    2 - Christian Dior Eau Sauvage
    3 - Christian Dior Jules (vtg)
    4 - Hermes Bel Ami (vtg)
    5 - Hermes Equipage (vtg)
    6 - Chanel Pour Monsieur (vtg)
    7 - Chanel Egoiste (vtg)
    8 - Chanel Antaeus (vtg)
    9 - Guerlain Derby (preferably vtg, but current is excellent too)
    10 - Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
    11 - Balenciaga Pour Homme
    12 - Jacques Bogart Furyo
    13 - Gucci Pour Homme (1976)
    14 - Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio
    15 - Giorgio Armani Eau Pour Homme
    16 - Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (vtg)
    17 - Rochas Moustache concentree (vtg)
    18 - Givenchy Gentleman (vtg)
    19 - Guerlain LIDGE
    20 - Christian Dior Dior Homme Intense
    21 - Nino Cerruti Uomo
    22 - Davidoff for men (probably 1984) vtg
    23 - Polo original (vtg)
    24 - D&G By Man
    25 - Drakkar Noir (vtg)
    26 - Aramis Aramis
    27 - Helmut Lang EDC
    28 - Calvin Klein Calvin (vtg / original version)
    29 - Commes des Garcon 2 Man
    30 - Thierry Mugler Pure Malt

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    24 Gold
    Bentley Intense
    Dior Homme
    Dior Homme Intense
    Sahara Noir
    Black Orchid
    White Patchouli
    Narciso Rodriguez Musc For him
    Solo Loewe Platinum
    Herrera For men
    Fahrenheit
    Terre d’hermes
    Un Jardin En mediterranee
    Pure Malt
    A*men
    Acqua di Gio
    Armani Code sport Athlete
    Bleu de Chanel
    Allure Edition Blanche
    Platinum Egoiste
    Polo blue
    Charriol Pour homme
    Black xs L’exces
    Bvlgari Aqva
    Bvlgari Aqva Amara
    L'instant Extreme
    Avignon
    2 man
    Eau Sauvage Parfum
    He Wood Silver wind Wood
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    Givenchy Xeryus Rouge
    Dior Homme Intense
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Guerlain LIDGE
    Bvlgari Aqua Pour Homme
    CK Eternity for Men
    Costume National Homme
    Costume National Scent Intense
    YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme (vintage tin can)
    YSL Body Kouros
    YSL La Nuit EDT
    Terre d'Hermes EDT
    Aramis Bermuda Tonic
    Rochas Man
    Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    Thierry Mugler Pure Havane
    Hermes Un Jardin En Mediterranee
    Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme
    D&G Pour Homme
    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense
    YSL L'Homme
    Armani Eau de Nuit
    CK One Shock for Him
    Bentley for Men Intense
    Salvatore Ferragamo F Pour Homme Black
    Narciso Rodriguez for Him Eau de Parfum
    Cartier Roadster
    Rochas Lui
    Givenchy Pour Homme
    Azzaro Silver Black/Onyx
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit

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    • Armani Eau de Nuit
    • Armani Eau Pour Homme
    • Hugo Boss Energise
    • Eau de Rochas Pour Homme
    • Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
    • Narciso Rodriguez For Him
    • dsquared HeWood Rocky Mountain Wood
    • Prada Amber Pour Homme
    • Ungaro III
    • Zino Davidoff
    • Reflets d'eau Rochas Homme
    • Lalique Encre Noire
    • Paco Rabanne 1 Million
    • Chanel Antaeus
    • Chanel Bleu de Chanel
    • Aramis Classic
    • Baldessarini Stricktly Private
    • Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    • YSL Jazz
    • YSL Kouros
    • Mont Blanc Presence
    • Terre d' Hermes
    • Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee


    Oh well seems i didn't make it, only 23 on my list.... limited to the ones that are in production.

    edit: added 3 scents to the list
    Last edited by döfä91; 31st August 2014 at 04:10 PM. Reason: added 3 scents
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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Nope, can't do it, can't cull the list down to 30. You'll have to make do with 32! This list is distilled from everyone elses nominations, and a few of my own favourites, actually I own quite a few of these already. It's also seriously "oriental heavy".

    Pure Havane
    B*Men
    Mugler Cologne
    Joop Jump

    Individuel
    Rochas Man
    Givenchy Gentleman
    L´Eau d´Issey Pour Homme
    Fahrenheit (choose whichever you like best, they're all good)
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Envy for Men
    Egoiste
    Armani Eau Pour Homme
    Giorgio for Men
    L’instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme
    Habit Rouge EDP
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Eau de Guerlain
    Brit for Men
    Must de Cartier Pour Homme
    Declaration Cologne
    Costume National Homme
    Terre d'Hermes (pick whichever version suits you best, Eau Tres Fraiche for me)
    Equipage
    Varvatos Vintage
    Boucheron Pour Homme EDP
    Hanae Mori HM
    Eau des Baux
    Aramis 900
    Aramis Havana
    Azzaro pour Homme
    Body Kouros
    Last edited by andym72; 1st September 2014 at 10:56 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G.303 View Post
    +1 on Bentley Intense... I have 13 on this list so I have room to add a few for sure...
    Armani Code Ultimate
    M7 by YSL
    L'Homme Parfum Intense by YSL
    La Nuit De L'Homme Le Parfum by YSL
    Pi by Givenchy
    Eau Sauvage Parfum by Christian Dior
    Purple Label by Ralph Lauren
    And many more...
    One that I must add is Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf... Also Tom Ford Noir EDP... Armani Eau Pour Homme... Terre D'Hermes and Rocabar by Hermes, Pure Malt and Angel For Men... Plus many more and I added more than one... This is a very good topic!!!

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    I tried Nautica Voyage today at Macy's. It smells nice yet very cheap. And it smells similar to multiple other fragrances.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    From your list, these are the ones that I currently have:

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    - Thierry Mugler Pure Malt
    - Armani Code
    - YSL L´Homme
    - Bleu de Channel
    - Versace Pour Homme
    - D&G The One
    And these are the ones that I had or am currently looking to sell:

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnnyacl View Post
    - JPG Le Male
    - Boss Botled
    - Acqua di Gio Essenza *
    - Issey Miyake L´Eau d´Issey
    - YSL La Nuit
    - Dior Fahrenheit *
    - Egoiste Platinum
    - Burberry London
    Others have mentioned Bentley Intense, but I prefer the original Bentley for Men and personally find it more wearable. Both are excellent, and I have no problem recommending either. I have the Intense version, about 98+% full, for sale if anyone is interested.

    A couple of Chanels that I would have on the list that are not included are Platinum Egoiste and Chanel Allure Homme. Others like John Varvatos (most would likely say Vintage, but both are excellent), Guerlain Homme, Tom Ford for Men, Hanae Mori HiM, Bvlgari Aqua, etc., are ones I have that I consider worthy of adding to a "top designer" list....as well as ones others have mentioned, such as V&R Spicebomb (had), Dior Homme (had), Dior Homme Intense, Acqua di Gio (had), Polo Blue (had), Prada Amber, D&G Light Blue, Kenneth Cole Signature (most will say Reaction or Black), CK Eternity (had), CK Obsession (had), Cool Water (had), Dior Eau Sauvage (and Eau Sauvage Parfum)....and many, many more. Too many to name, actually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SportsFan View Post
    and many, many more. Too many to name, actually.

    My thought too. Listing at least 30 is easy, which is why I don't get Duke Hunts earlier comment that he was struggling to come up with 30. Keeping your list down to 30 is the challenge.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by SportsFan View Post
    A couple of Chanels that I would have on the list that are not included are Platinum Egoiste and Chanel Allure Homme. Others like John Varvatos (most would likely say Vintage, but both are excellent), Guerlain Homme, Tom Ford for Men, Hanae Mori HiM, Bvlgari Aqua, etc., are ones I have that I consider worthy of adding to a "top designer" list....as well as ones others have mentioned, such as V&R Spicebomb (had), Dior Homme (had), Dior Homme Intense, Acqua di Gio (had), Polo Blue (had), Prada Amber, D&G Light Blue, Kenneth Cole Signature (most will say Reaction or Black), CK Eternity (had), CK Obsession (had), Cool Water (had), Dior Eau Sauvage (and Eau Sauvage Parfum)....and many, many more. Too many to name, actually.
    I like a lot of your mentions on this list, especially Kenneth Cole Signature! What a great fragrance, I just picked up a bottle this weekend after sampling this again recently after many years and forgetting what a unique scent this is. I think this is my favorite Kenneth Cole, a real sleeper.

    Quote Originally Posted by andym72 View Post
    My thought too. Listing at least 30 is easy, which is why I don't get Duke Hunts earlier comment that he was struggling to come up with 30. Keeping your list down to 30 is the challenge.
    Haha, yeah keeping to only 30 is indeed the challenge! I can appreciate your comments about the Dior Fahrenheit line and Chanel Egoiste, they're obvious classics but just not my style, although I certainly respect both houses (Mugler's as well, for that matter) approach to fragrance.

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    If I could only have 30 designer fragrances, they would be as follows:

    1. Fahrenheit
    2. Burberry London
    3. Dior Homme Intense
    4. Paul Smith Man
    5. Arpege pour Homme
    6. Cuba Gold
    7. Bulgari Black
    8. Live Jazz
    9. Azzaro pour Homme
    10. Prada Amber
    11. La Nuit de L'Homme
    12. L'Eau Bleue D'Issey pour Homme
    13. Spicebomb
    14. A*Men Taste of Fragrance
    15. Raw Vanilla
    16. Banderas Seduction in Black
    17. Cool Water
    18. Drakkar Noir
    19. Intimately Beckham
    20. CK Be
    21. Body Kouros
    22. Hanae Mori H.M.
    23. Havana
    24. Burberry The Beat
    25. Lacoste L 12.12 White
    26. Lacoste Elegance
    27. Animale Animale
    28. Bulgari Aqua Marine
    29. Esencia Loewe
    30. Eau des Baux (not sure if this is considered designer or not)
    Last edited by The_Cologneist; 2nd September 2014 at 08:45 AM.
    My Current Top 10:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)
    Burberry London (2006)
    Prada Amber pour Homme (2006)
    Live Jazz (1998)
    Eau des Baux (2006)
    Midnight in Paris EDP (2010)
    Arpege pour Homme (2005)
    Eau Duelle (2010)

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    Default Re: "If I could only buy 30 designer fragrances..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Duke Hunt View Post
    I can't even think of 30 I'd own, I'm even including private blends/les exclusives.

    - Antaeus
    - Dior Homme Intense
    - Yohji Homme
    - Dior Homme Parfum
    - Or Black
    - Dior Fahrenheit
    - Egoiste
    - Pure Malt
    - Pure Havane
    - Opium EDP
    - Kouros
    - 2 MAN
    - Avignon
    - CDG EDP (original)
    - NR Musc for him EDP
    - Knize Ten
    - Sycomore
    - Coromandel
    - Noir de Noir
    - Bois des Illes Parfum
    - Tuscan Leather
    - Tobacco Vanille
    - Leather Oud
    I don't think Tom Ford private blend's are designer.
    My Current Top 10:

    Rive Gauche Light (2004)
    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Paul Smith Man (2009)
    Burberry London (2006)
    Prada Amber pour Homme (2006)
    Live Jazz (1998)
    Eau des Baux (2006)
    Midnight in Paris EDP (2010)
    Arpege pour Homme (2005)
    Eau Duelle (2010)

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