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Dec 16, 2019 - 12:00am

+1 for Aventus even though that one company made it too OP in the USA.
Spice Bomb original is a good winter time EdT

Go, Go, Excel

 
Dec 10, 2019 - 2:09pm
  • Bleu de Chanel
    Disclaimer, there are multiple versions of this. Eau de toilette, Eau de Parfum and Parfum
  • Creed Green Irish Tweed
  • Versace Eros
    --Dior Savage
"It's okay, I'll see you on the other side"
 
Dec 16, 2019 - 5:14am

Two days ago I was told by a female friend that Bleau is the most common scent among men.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 1:55pm

lakerbanker:

tom ford noir

Do you like it? I'm a Black Orchid fan myself.

Commercial Real Estate Developer

 
Jan 6, 2020 - 7:36pm

It's brilliant. Wafts of aged wood with a very masculine and charred undertone. Ladies love it

Edit: totally forgot about this thread, looks like it aged well. tons of awesome recs

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Dec 31, 2020 - 1:55am

I wear Tuscan Leather everywhere...... including the office. Never had any complaints

thots & prayers

 
Dec 18, 2019 - 5:24pm

Le Labo is expensive but has a couple gems such as Bergamotte and Thé Noir.

Also tend not to like Tom Ford, but I hear their fragrances (esp. Portofino) are top tier.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 10:17am

I second the vote for Bergamotte and The Noir. Also a fan of Oud.

Santal 33 while nice seems so common now that I would personally skip it. The point of a fragrance is to subtly stand out.

 
Feb 14, 2020 - 6:57pm

Agreed on Santal - still smell it a lot on the streets...

 
May 31, 2020 - 2:12pm

pretty sure its only common in finance circles. I have never heard of someone outside finance speak about this fragnance. In addition to this, I think its common on Wall Street but relatively unknown in the City in London.

I would say Creed Aventus is very well known and common.

let me know if i'm wrong.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 4:57am

Look into Maison Francis Kurkdjian for stuff that lasts longer throughout the night (only wear cologne when going out) - ladies love it

 
Jan 24, 2020 - 3:27pm

Creed Aventus
I only use a small amount at a time, but I always get comments about how good I smell from someone that gets very close to me.
Unfortunately its one of the priciest scents out there

 
May 31, 2020 - 2:09pm

amateur in this thing but let me explain it to you this way.

perfumes are chemical mixes. you spray on your hand and molecules react differently to heat. When its very hot, the perfume changes its smell. Heavy perfumes (eg something like Dior Homme Parfum which is discontinued and its my favorite) give off even stronger smell when its hot.

Spring/Summer perfumes are supposed to give off fresh vibes that are in line with general mood over these seasons and they are not supposed to suffocate you. You can use one perfume all year around but odds are it will smell differently when the weather changes or it may not fit.

i hope that makes sense. if it doesnt please explain it better

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Mar 19, 2020 - 10:13am

Bleu de Chanel
Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
Prada Luna Rossa
Versace Eros

Array

 
Apr 6, 2020 - 5:04am

Jo Malone - wood sage and sea salt

“Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power. ” - James Allen
 
Jun 13, 2020 - 5:03pm

For Men:

Frederic Malle French Lover by Pierre Bourdon
Frederic Malle Bigarade by Jean-Claude Ellena
Byredo Sunday Cologne

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