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    Default What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    I'm going to an ugly christmas sweater party on Friday and can't decide which fragrance to wear! I don't go to a lot of parties, so I'm excited to wear something a lot of people (many of whom I don't know) will smell! I'm 20 years old as well if that helps!

    These are my "winter" frags:

    Bond no. 9 NY oud
    Dolce and gabanna The one
    Spicebomb
    John varvatos vintage
    Animale Animale

    Burberry London (love it, but my bottle is 5 years old and I feel lacks projection and longetivity)

    Sample of every creed
    Ck one shock
    Thierry mugler pure shot (any season)

    Any feedback would be nice! thanks!

    And here's a picture of the sweater I'm wearing!

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    I was about to say Burberry London too, lol.
    I would say something cinnamon like. Probably Spicebomb.
    Less fragrance is more.

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    Any mothball scent will do, (just joking)

    I'd go with JVV

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    D&G The One.
    Keep it subtle, unlike your sweater.
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    Animale layered over Spicebomb.....MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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    NY Oud. The only one that can match that sweater. If you are going to be noticed... BE NOTICED!
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Ugly sweater deserves stinky scent. How about Dzing?

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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    I immediately though "KOUROS!" when I saw your post But out of your choices, I would go Spicebomb....got that whole Christmas vibe thing going on.
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    NY Oud for sure.
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    NY Oud for sure.
    Ohhhhhhh! Absolutely.It would go great with an ugly sweater.

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    Bring the bottle and reapply liberally throughout the night.
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    Haha I can't tell if some of the NY Oud votes are sarcasm or not haha!


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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Spicebomb
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    Go with your own choice. Your taste in ugly jumpers is exquisite, trust your instincts.

    Enjoy your night.
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    What's an 'ugly christmas sweater party'?

    edit: So its a party where people wear wool sweaters with Christmas motif.
    I don't really fully understand the concept of these things. But without getting into a very long discussion, if i decided to go to one of these parties, i would wear what i would have worn that day regardless.

    I like New York Oud from your list.
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    spicebomb out of your list, 1899 would be even better

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    Go with Burberry London

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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Quote Originally Posted by aphexacid View Post
    What's an 'ugly christmas sweater party'?

    edit: So its a party where people wear wool sweaters with Christmas motif.
    I don't really fully understand the concept of these things. But without getting into a very long discussion, if i decided to go to one of these parties, i would wear what i would have worn that day regardless.

    I like New York Oud from your list.
    Methinks it's some kind of hipster phenomenon. Y'know, fraught with irony and all. Like "Isn't it incongruous that we're going out of our way to wear ugly clothes to a party, an occasion that people generally try to wear their nicer clothes?!"

    I would go full frontal irony and smear myself with rotting tuna. Thatt'd be uber-hipster. "Isn't it totally ironic that I'm coming to a party wearing the scent of rotting tuna when everyone expects you to smell 'nice' when attending a party? You think I stink? How mainstream of you!"

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    That is not to say that sh*t is not useful when buried in the wheat
    field. Bread made from the field tastes sweet, wine from the arbor
    sweetest. All things serve a purpose, but that is no reason to
    glorify what is abominable. A man must still watch where he walks
    and keep his sandals clean.
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Le Male. Go heavy. People will be glad if you have to leave early.

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    Aventus.

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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Spicebomb. Guess who's winning the contest this year?

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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    I think SpiceBomb is a good choice. The performance is just right (don't want to go too loud), it's a crowd pleaser, and it is nice and festive for the holidays. Burberry London is also a good choice.
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    Spicebomb, loud but not too loud, and a compliment getter to boot.

    In the UK last Friday was “Christmas Jumper Day”. I didn’t participate but got myself noticed by wearing Armani Code Ultimate, and topping it up later in the day!

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    Polo (original)

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    Put on the London... and THAT is not an ugly sweater (then again, maybe I'm getting older as the youth are getting youthier).
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

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    Ugly goes with ugly.....
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    Default Re: What to wear to ugly christmas sweater party?

    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    NY Oud. The only one that can match that sweater. If you are going to be noticed... BE NOTICED!
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    CK One Shock or The One
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    Imo sweaters are not ugly, and this pictured one is especially nice, but of those fragrance choices: Burberry London or John Varvatos Vintage.
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