The Cologne Reccomendation Thread

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by tallguy1337, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. Matt

    Matt [email protected]

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    I posted this somewhere around here before, but i am getting mad compliments on my latest deodorant. Better reaction than on any fragrance I think Ive ever worn.

    The BavX stick deodorant has me smelling myself on quiet nights at home lately.

    Really nice.

    Otherwise, Issey Miyake and Le Male by Gaultier
     


  2. redmania

    redmania Senior member

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    Creed original vetiver
     


  3. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red "Mr. Fashionista"

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    I posted this somewhere around here before, but i am getting mad compliments on my latest deodorant. Better reaction than on any fragrance I think Ive ever worn.

    The BavX stick deodorant has me smelling myself on quiet nights at home lately.


    Quite a confessional. We admire your candor!
     


  4. aspriel

    aspriel Senior member

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    I own and like:
    Lacoste Essential
    Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte

    I have smelled and like quite a bit:
    Yves Saint Laurent L'Homme (!!)
    Armani Code
     


  5. mayonaise

    mayonaise Well-Known Member

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    Okay, I'm a girl and I will tell you my personal favourite on men.It's Michael by Michael Kors. This fragrance smells so good! when I smelled it for the first time I inhaled it from the neck of a man I have known for a while and I never really liked him much, all forgotten. It's sweet and spicy and light but deep. It's great.
     


  6. Englandmj7

    Englandmj7 Senior member

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    My favorites are:

    Diptyque - Tam Dao
    Floris - Sandalwood
    Hugh Parsons - Hugh Parsons
    Bond No. 9 - Wall Street
    T&H - 1805
    Creed - Millesime Imperiale

    ........
     


  7. Fizzmix

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    My girlfriend and I are quite enjoying my Black by Bulgari.

    It smells like rubber and vanilla, among other things. It sounds weird, but it's incredible. Very unique.
     


  8. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  9. nioh

    nioh Senior member

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    I stopped using colognes a year or so ago. The scent a good soap or deodorant gives off is more than enough.
     


  10. Dmax

    Dmax Senior member

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    A lot of people like Creed Green Irish Tweed. You may wish to get a sample of it.
    The same fragnance does smell different on different people so I recommend getting a sample first , especially considering some of these fragnances are rather expensive. If you are interested in discovering more about the world of fragnances I would second Joel's suggestion of checking out Basenotes.net.

    Right now I am using a lot of wild fragnances:

    Serge Lutens -- Fumerie Turque
    Serge Lutens -- Chergui
    Serge Lutens -- Cuir Mauresque
    Serge Lutens -- Ambre Sultan
    Frederic Malle -- Musc Ravageur
    Montale -- Roayl Oud

    I also use:

    L'Artisan Parfumer - L'Eau de Navigateur
    L'Artisan Parfumer - Tea for Two
    L'Artisan Parfumer - Fou d'Absinthe
    Lubin -- Idole
    Creed -- Vintage Tabarome
    Creed -- Cuir Russie
    Creed -- Royal English Leather
    Creed -- Bois Du Portugal
    Creed -- Royal Scottish Lavender
    Creed -- Green Irish Tweed

    Probably forgetting a few.
     


  11. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    creed himalyan
     


  12. zatarregaza

    zatarregaza Senior member

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    Most guys it seems overlook L'Occitane for guy things.

    I picked up some Green Tea with Mint eau de toilette from there and love the stuff! It just works really well with my body chemistry. It is a little light but I've found it works on me all year round.
     


  13. DeSica

    DeSica Senior member

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    The first thing to consider is body chemistry. Various fragrances will react differently with your own body and affect the scent.

    Apply a small sample of whatever cologne you are consdiering on the inside of your wrist and wait a few moments. Give it a smell, and get a second opinion, if possible (as long as it isn't some over-achieving sales clerk). If you like the scent, then you might want to go ahead and purchase the cologne.

    I believe I read somewhere that the chemicals in colognes start to break down (or something like that) after six months or so, and that this can change the scent, so you might want to limit yourself to 2 or 3 fragrances that you use in some rotation. I have some Intuition by Estee Lauder that was purchased back in mid 2005, and the scent has become very weak over time.

    As for my two scents (pun intended), I like Burberry Brit for Men as a daytime fragrance, and Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme for the night.

    The first is light and fresh with hints of citrus, while the second is heavier and has more of a musk.
     


  14. clarinetplayer

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    Something that is new to me: "Spanish Leather" by Truefitt and Hill. A subtle, but soothing scent.
     


  15. LARon

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    Hermes Eau D'Orange Verte
    Citrusy and herbal. Very masculine.


    Agree with texas_jack; this is the only cologne I've ever bought three times Right now, however, and the for past year I've been into several of the Bond fragrances, including Riverside Drive, Bond New York, Wall Street and Little Italy. All great fragrances.
     


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