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    Default If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your house?
    I would go for "Fredric Malle".

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    I say Le Labo. Always wanted to wear a white coat.
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    Guerlain!
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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    I'd say Guerlain. I have much love for their products, their history is fascinating and I would love to have that interlocking G logo on my letterhead.
    It is true that fish stink. It is also true that the river is
    beautiful. But the river would be beautiful despite the fish. What
    is noxious remains so.

    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.
    c.21 of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, Trans: Normandi Ellis

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Tom Ford

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
    Current Top Favorites:
    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) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Comme des Garçons

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    I'm curious to see hednic's choice.
    It is true that fish stink. It is also true that the river is
    beautiful. But the river would be beautiful despite the fish. What
    is noxious remains so.

    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.
    c.21 of the Egyptian Book of the Dead, Trans: Normandi Ellis

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    For me, it would be difficult to decide between Knize, ADP, Penhaligons and a few other houses with that quite special "conservative appeal"-factor

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    Amouage

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    My choice would be Dior
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    Clive Christian No 1
    Maison Francis Kurdjian Aqua Universalis Forte
    Creed Virgin Island Water
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    Creed Millesime Imperial
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    Creed Aventus
    Byredo Bal d'Afrique
    Amouage Sunshine Man
    Dior Sauvage

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    Whatever company Natalie Portman is promoting -Love Dior!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FISS80 View Post
    My choice would be Dior
    Same here

    No one has said Creed yet

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    Same here

    No one has said Creed yet
    Thats what I was about to say....I thought "Creed" would be mentioned in 2nd or 3rd post

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Quote Originally Posted by superfluousPastry View Post
    I'm curious to see hednic's choice.
    let me guess for him.....Montale ?

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    Dior for sure

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    Tom Ford
    Currently wearing: Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford

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    Roja Parfums
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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    The underlying question is whether in making a choice you are a true believer in the overall worth of that brand or whether, instead, you would find it fun to join a propaganda machine without regard to product merit. (Sales for sales sake is, after all, a legitimate pursuit.). Clearly the answers here tend to reflect the approach that emphasizes personal integrity. I am certainly no cheerleader for any brand and think in terms of individual product merit. If I were to become a brand rep and could choose the brand, the question I would ask is which brands do more right than wrong, have more hits than misses on their product offerings over time. Not an easy test. Guerlain and Chanel leap first to mind. Possibly Dior. The longstanding brands seem to have a clear advantage in this regard.

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Quote Originally Posted by superfluousPastry View Post
    I'm curious to see hednic's choice.
    Quote Originally Posted by hitman View Post
    let me guess for him.....Montale ?
    Montale !! Only because of the sheer number of the house that I have!
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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Creed...There, I said it!

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    Byredo would be my choice...
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    Tom Ford

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Caldey Island. Job perks to include annual stays on the island and 20% off chocolate and shortbread.



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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Montale !!
    Aside from Montale, other personal guesses regarding your particular choice of brand would have been Marc de la Morandiere, Lancome (at least during the vintage Sagamore and Balafre days), Pacoma, Clive Christian or Fragonard - judging not just by the preference for, but also the unbiased, detailed and well-documented information shared with us about these brands over the years

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Quote Originally Posted by schnozz View Post
    The underlying question is whether in making a choice you are a true believer in the overall worth of that brand or whether, instead, you would find it fun to join a propaganda machine without regard to product merit. (Sales for sales sake is, after all, a legitimate pursuit.). Clearly the answers here tend to reflect the approach that emphasizes personal integrity. I am certainly no cheerleader for any brand and think in terms of individual product merit. If I were to become a brand rep and could choose the brand, the question I would ask is which brands do more right than wrong, have more hits than misses on their product offerings over time. Not an easy test. Guerlain and Chanel leap first to mind. Possibly Dior. The longstanding brands seem to have a clear advantage in this regard.
    I'm in the William Burroughs camp regarding his views on salespeople in general and I wouldn't want to do it as a profession. So, personal integrity would be important for me and I think Dior have it nailed. They have wonderful fragrances across all pricepoints imo. I can't apply this to Chanel and I would feel guilty trying to flog any of the Allure line. Guerlain is borderline at the moment although their back catalogue is fantastic - I'm waiting to see where they go.

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    1st Chanel.
    2nd Dior or Guerlain

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kaern View Post
    I'm in the William Burroughs camp regarding his views on salespeople in general and I wouldn't want to do it as a profession. So, personal integrity would be important for me and I think Dior have it nailed. They have wonderful fragrances across all pricepoints imo. I can't apply this to Chanel and I would feel guilty trying to flog any of the Allure line. Guerlain is borderline at the moment although their back catalogue is fantastic - I'm waiting to see where they go.
    The intention behind asking question was the "true feelings" we have for any house/brand, not just for standing on their booths and praising for the things we don't even like...! So yes, as you guys said....it is all about "Personal Integrity".

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    If I was using the quantity of bottles owned by a particular brand it would be Serge Lutens- really love the opulent oriental style, and could quite easily bladder on, in an almost knowledgeable way about them...

    however,

    If it was about my ultimate frag that I hold in high regard it would be Frederic Malle, he did make une Fleur de Cassie afterall

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    Default Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Current Summer Favorites:

    1. Creed - Pure White Cologne
    2. Xerjoff - Nio
    3. Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
    4. The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    5. Armani - Code Sport Athlete
    6. Ermenegildo Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin
    7. Dior - Homme Sport 2008
    8. Tom Ford - Rive d’Ambre
    9. Montale - Aoud Legacy
    10. Creed - Virgin Island Water

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