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    Default Flankers you wish existed, but don't.

    Are there any fragrances you wish had a flanker? If so, what would it be?

    I wish Hermes would make a Noir version of Terre d'Hermes. That orange note is marvelous, and it's incredibly versatile. I adore TdH Parfum, but I really wish there were a more night oriented version of it. Something darker with a base that turns toward cozy. I know, I know, I know, Oud is everywhere these days, but this is a case where an Oud flanker could be phenomenal. Think Royal Oud with that marvelous Jean-Claude Ellena orange note in the heart to round it out. I'd say SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!!!! Obviously, I also wish Creed would make an orange flanker for Royal Oud. I love Royal Oud, but I do wish there were another version with a bit of a dark citrus or fruit in its heart.

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    Ormonde Oud Man
    Gucci Guilty IV: Oud Dreams
    Polo Oud Crest
    Sliver Mountain Original Oud Water
    Bond 9 Manhattan Oud

    Lol. Okay I'm kidding. Flankers don't usually work for me so therefore I'm not a fan. I did like the TDH flanker though. Seemed fresh but I'm content with the original.
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    From what I have read before I think D & G The One Intense will be a big wish!

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    A*Men Pure Rose. Chocolate, patchouli and rose.


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    Burberry London Intense.

    People love this fragrance while complain about it's longevity and projection, so maybe an EDP version of this might be interesting.

    Ofcourse D&G The One Intense is very desirable as well.

    I'd like to see a night version of Acqua Di Gio, perhaps called Nuit Di Gio.

    A*Men Pure Cacao/Pure Chocolate: with all this talk about LIDGE, I'd like to see Thierry Mugler do their version of pachoulli and cacao. I imagine it being sweeter than LIDGE.

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    + 1 to D&G the One intense

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    A*Men Pure Cacao/Pure Chocolate: with all this talk about LIDGE, I'd like to see Thierry Mugler do their version of pachoulli and cacao. I imagine it being sweeter than LIDGE.
    Wait, aren't you just describing the original A*Men???

    Maybe with this cross-fertilization of LIDGE and A*Men we could see a L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Eau Extreme Cafe with a freshly ground coffee note instead of the cocoa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darjeeling View Post
    Wait, aren't you just describing the original A*Men???

    Maybe with this cross-fertilization of LIDGE and A*Men we could see a L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Eau Extreme Cafe with a freshly ground coffee note instead of the cocoa.
    LIDGE with a coffee note sounds nice. But I mean a flanker of A*Men with the cacao note strengthened and enhanced. It already has patchouli so a stronger cacao note would be interesting with that A*Men DNA in the background.

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    Potential A*Men Flankers:

    Pure Oud
    Pure Spice
    Pure Fruit
    Pure Sugar
    Pure Lavender
    Pure Rose
    Pure Patchoulli
    Pure Vetiver
    Pure Chocolate/Pure Cacao
    Pure Vanilla
    Pure Water (An Aquatic version of A*Men)
    Pure Citrus

    That's all I can come up with
    Am I missing any?

    Oh here's one: Pure Vintage

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    Default Re: Flankers you wish existed, but don't.

    Gucci Envy For Men - Black or Intense, or both Don't get me wrong, I get excellent longevity and projection from it, but love the scent and would like flankers that somehow complement it. Right now it's the only thing coming to my mind.

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    Here's another A*Men flanker I think would be yummy:

    Pure Incense
    Pure Tea
    Last edited by EddieG; 2nd December 2014 at 09:28 AM.

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    Pure Havane Blunt

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    Default Re: Flankers you wish existed, but don't.

    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    Here's another A*Men flanker I think would be yummy:

    Pure Incense
    Very nice suggestion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    Here's another A*Men flanker I think would be yummy:

    Pure Incense
    My very first thought on seeing the thread title.

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    puredistance M sport!
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    Antaeus with more tobacco, designer citrus scents at higher strengths, various crossovers between famous 80s powerhouses, but with a more gourmand twist, Chopard Nobel Vetiver and Noble Cedar, the latter with the same notes (but as in the case of other designer fragrances) a higher concentration could not harm.

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    Valentino Uomo Intenso

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    Potential A*Men Flankers:

    Pure Oud
    Pure Spice
    Pure Fruit
    Pure Sugar
    Pure Lavender
    Pure Rose
    Pure Patchoulli
    Pure Vetiver
    Pure Chocolate/Pure Cacao
    Pure Vanilla
    Pure Water (An Aquatic version of A*Men)
    Pure Citrus

    That's all I can come up with
    Am I missing any?

    Oh here's one: Pure Vintage
    How could you forget Pure Aqua?

    Oh, wait...there it is! Pure WATER

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    Quote Originally Posted by ripjean View Post
    From what I have read before I think D & G The One Intense will be a big wish!
    A- They would make it weaker

    B- They would screw up the original scent
    Daytime
    Dior Homme Sport (2012)
    YSL L'Homme
    Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey pour Homme
    Bentley For Men Intense
    Ralph Lauren Polo (Vintage)
    Dior Fahrenheit (2013 & Vintage)


    Nighttime

    Dior Homme Intense
    YSL La Nuit de L'Homme
    VC&A Midnight in Paris
    V&R Spicebomb
    Calvin Klein Obsession for Men (Vintage)
    D&G The One (Pre-Launch Super Batch Edition)

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    Jaïpur Homme Extrait.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EddieG View Post
    Burberry London Intense.

    People love this fragrance while complain about it's longevity and projection, so maybe an EDP version of this might be interesting.

    Ofcourse D&G The One Intense is very desirable as well.

    I'd like to see a night version of Acqua Di Gio, perhaps called Nuit Di Gio.

    A*Men Pure Cacao/Pure Chocolate: with all this talk about LIDGE, I'd like to see Thierry Mugler do their version of pachoulli and cacao. I imagine it being sweeter than LIDGE.
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    "Oud Wood" perfume extract by Tom Ford
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    Amouage Jubilation XXV Sport
    Creed Aventus Intensus
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche Noir.

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    Mugler Cologne Intense is one I would like to see.

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    I'd love to see a flanker of Gatsby.
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    by Kilian Amber Oud Noir

    The original is a nice, unique scent, with amazing longevity. However, it has no Oud in it at all, and leans a bit feminine. Maybe put some oud in it, and a little tobacco to just give it some heft/depth while still maintaining the rest of the structure. I think that would be pretty nice.
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    Make Tom Ford Extreme into,
    Tom Ford Extremely intense.

    Marc de la Morandiere Kozmic Oud extrait de parfum

    I would just love more longevity from these 2

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    I've started a thread on this before, but I want a Green Irish Tweed flanker. A floral one. With rose. And I want something to make it darker and deeper.

    NO OUD!!!!

    Those of you wanting Oud flankers should be ashamed.
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    How about Green Noirish Tweed?
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