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    Default your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    what is your favorite most inexpensive cheap-o fragrance ?

    this is a judgment free zone

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    Nautica Voyage

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    Aramis fragrances can be found for 20 euros per 100 ml. It's ridiculously cheap. Havana and Tuscany especially are very good. Very nice reformulations too!

    Caron Pour un Homme is not quite what it used to be, but even the current version is an absolute bargain.

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    Idk what exactly is cheap, for 40 USD:
    Narciso Rodriguez for Him or Mitsouko
    For 20: Yatagan
    10: Ciara Revlon

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    The cologne from Express is good when purchased on sale.
    A few of the Bath and Body Works selections are OK for cheapies.

    Also:
    CK One: SHOCK
    Michael Kors for Men
    Brut
    Pinaud Clubman
    "Ducks eat for free at Subway."

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    Caron Pour Un Homme

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    The Italian Pines:

    Pino Silvestre
    Acqua Brava
    Acqua di Selva

    They are extremely, extremely cheap. But gorgeous.
    Currently wearing: Black Aoud by Montale

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    Happy For Men - Clinique

    It's fairly cheap and it's great for Summer

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    Lapidus PH

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    Versace l'homme
    Insurrection II Wild
    Perry Ellis 360 Red
    Nautica Voyage

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    My best spent € 20 is for Mauboussin Private Club Eau De Parfum. Yes, I know that in many places it is offered for a much higher price, but I bought it at the real price.
    Extremely modern and stylish fragrance, similar to Dior Sauvage EDP, Versace Dylan Blue, Spicebomb Extreme, for me the closest is to Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male. But, I must point out, his performance is better than the ones listed above. Powerful projection for 4 hours, and longevity at least 10-12 hours.
    Now I am actively trying to get a second bottle, but obviously this will not happen, for the price at which I bought the first.

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    Icon Intense (2015) by Police (Shalimar for men)
    'Icon Intense' (2015) by Police Lifestyle @PoliceLifestyle Italy (01ab).jpg
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    For the price-to-enjoyment ratio, the win for me probably goes to Quorum Silver. I think it was like $12/100ml. A nice damp cedar/cardamom scent. I broke it out the other day and had forgotten how much I like it.
    Currently wearing: Hippie Rose by Heeley

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    Paid $1 for 50ml back in 2007.
    Still love it today.
    Waiting for Hednic's 8th star

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    Aramis Havana and Lalique pour Homme

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    Encre Noire, Guerlain Vetiver...

    ... and Bulgari Aqua picked up for $20 in the last day of our local Perfumania closing in 2017. Usually not that cheap...
    It's really quite pleasant, except for the smell (...)
    -"Mama", My Chemical Romance

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    Aramis Havana and Bogart (signature/classic).
    Currently wearing: Ylang 49 by Le Labo

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    People have different ideas of "cheap" but Encre Noire is a great one that can be had for around $25.

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    Azzaro Azzaro Pour Homme

    $15-$35 hard pressed to find a better blended fragrance.

    Lalique Encre Noir Sport

    Anything buy the house of Guerlain discounted is quality stuff.
    Current Top 5

    Azzaro Azzaro Pour Homme
    Ralph Lauren Polo
    Guerlain Heritage EDT
    Chanel Egoiste
    Chanel Allure Homme
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

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    Lalique Pour Homme
    Caron 3rd man
    L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme EDT/EDP
    Kiton Men
    Caron Pour Un Homme Sport <---- Coming around to this one
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    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

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    Time for this thread again, lol!
    Too many to mention.....

    - Vermeil pour homme
    - Revillon R
    - Lalique fragrances
    - Swiss Arabian fragrances
    - Many Rasasi fragrances
    - Lapidus fragrances
    - Bogart fragrances

    and many more......
    My Top '11':

    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Antaeus (vtg)
    - Azzaro: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Armani: AdG Profumo
    - Jacques Bogart: Furyo
    - Guerlain: Héritage (vtg)
    - Thierry Mugler: A*men
    - SA: Al Basel
    - D&G: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - YSL: Kouros (vtg)
    - VC&A: Pour Homme

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    Bogart Pour Homme and Iceberg Man

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    La Nuit Clone

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    Too many to mention here, yet seconding especially the ones by the houses of Lalique, Bogart, Aramis, Lapidus, Caron, Azzaro already mentioned and also adding the houses of Roger&Gallet, Maurer&Wirtz, Daniel Hechter, Yarley, l'Erbolario as almost inextinguishable sources for even more bargains worth some (re) testing.
    Last edited by Ken_Russell; 30th May 2020 at 11:19 AM.

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    Prince Giancarlo by JA
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    Currently wearing: Cedrat Boise by Mancera

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    Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief
    All kill their inspiration and sing about the grief

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    Default Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Rasasi Egra
    Lalique Pour Homme
    Lomani Black
    Montblanc Individual
    Lalique Encre Noir/sport
    CK One Shock
    Versace The Dreamer
    Michael Jordan Legend
    Currently wearing: Egra for Men by Rasasi

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    Forums with this title will always yield a lot of experienced results. The OPs should end up with some choice offerings all over the profile spectrum.

    I’ll throw my hat in for this one from Montblanc. Saccharine, aquatic, freshie fougère . . . if I can call it that.

    Relatively inexpensive. Easy to wear. Late Spring/Summer easy reach, at it were. And for reasons I cannot explain I think I’ve somehow received the most compliments for this one . . . if that is an area you’d also like to check off.

    Most importantly it smells good. A close comparison might be Invictus Aqua version but I personally feel this citrus opening and woody/musk refrain are a little more unique. Whatever, it treads well in an established trend. On paper the pyramid suggests it tried to do something different and not just plug in an updated freshie. Positively masculine, all ages.
    Currently wearing: Luna Rossa Carbon by Prada

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    Hanae Mori HiM EDP
    Insurrection II Wild
    Bentley Intense
    Halston Man Amber
    Lomani Body and Soul
    Halston z-14(Jeff Gordon series)
    My updated top ten, in no particular order:
    Bentley Intense
    Cosmair Polo Green
    Green Irish Tweed
    Calvin(original blue)
    L'Occitane Eau Des Baux
    Spicebomb/Lomani Body and Soul(tie)
    Hanae Mori HiM EDP
    Pure Havane
    Dunhill Icon
    Halston Man Amber




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