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arbouler
11-18-2007, 09:09 PM
need some suggestions of the good ones. i just ran out. gimme a list and i'll test 'em when i hit the store soon.
i went to the century city mall today and got dizzy from testing like 20 of em, couldnt find one i really think is worth it.

anti-square
11-18-2007, 09:15 PM
Issey Miyake and Aqua di Gio makes the ladies go naners. Trust me.

Barbara, the ninja
11-18-2007, 09:18 PM
Fuel for Life, from Diesel. Yum

Yablonowitz
11-18-2007, 09:18 PM
Eau de Semen

miscorrections
11-18-2007, 09:18 PM
Acqua di Gio does not. That is a lie.

Burberry Brit is nice, though.

anti-square
11-18-2007, 09:26 PM
I got lied to plenty of times then. The things women do just to get some action...I also vouch for Burberry Brit BTW.

Hannahrain
11-18-2007, 09:26 PM
Cologne is unpleasant. Just use deodorant.

gaypalmsprings
11-18-2007, 09:28 PM
Eau de Semen

Too salty.....try something fruitier

wmgaretjax
11-18-2007, 09:29 PM
Cologne is unpleasant. Just use deodorant.

damn straight.

C DUB YA
11-18-2007, 09:46 PM
Fuel for Life, from Diesel.

Emporio Armani

Kenzo (any)

gmoneyak
11-18-2007, 10:04 PM
Desire - Dunhill

Sun Men - Jil Sander

Plus Plus - Diesel

Le Male - Gaultier

Be Delicious - DKNY

L'Eau d'issey - Issey Miyake... (My Fav)


I used to date a Sephora chick, I have enough cologne to last me a decade..

RotationSlimWang
11-18-2007, 10:29 PM
Real men don't wear cologne. Real women are not attracted to guys who smell like them. They want men who smell like men, and maybe shower gel.

arbouler
11-18-2007, 10:40 PM
Real men don't wear cologne. Real women are not attracted to guys who smell like them. They want men who smell like men, and maybe shower gel.

umm okay? so i guess im not a real man. anyways, back to the initial purpose of the thread, recommend me some

gmoneyak
11-18-2007, 10:41 PM
I still get laid.

RotationSlimWang
11-18-2007, 10:42 PM
umm okay? so i guess im not a real man. anyways, back to the initial purpose of the thread, recommend me some

Seriously, don't wear it. But if you absolutely have to, Versace Blue Jeans is tolerabe and Hugo Boss is acceptable.

Hannahrain
11-18-2007, 10:42 PM
Real men use apostrophes.

miscorrections
11-18-2007, 10:43 PM
Real men don't wear cologne.

That's not fair. If I have to smell like artificial flowers, dudes better damn well too.

RotationSlimWang
11-18-2007, 10:44 PM
Real men use apostrophes.

Um, where was there supposed to be an apostrophe?

RotationSlimWang
11-18-2007, 10:45 PM
That's not fair. If I have to smell like artificial flowers, dudes better damn well too.

In a couple years you'll realize that a guy smelling like cologne is faggy and you won't go for it anymore, promise.

Courtney
11-18-2007, 10:46 PM
I'm not really big on the fragrances in general, but I quite like the Masaki Matsushima line, both for men and women.

miscorrections
11-18-2007, 10:46 PM
I never said I did go for it.

Some guys smell nice without it, some smell nice with a tiny bit of it. Sometimes (mostly) it's horrid. It all depends.

Hannahrain
11-18-2007, 10:46 PM
Um, where was there supposed to be an apostrophe?

Not you.

bballarl
11-18-2007, 10:47 PM
I hate cologne/aftershave.

PS On an unrelated note, Electricshave or whatever is the most intense stuff ever. That shit could wake you from a concussion. Pure alcohol. Sometimes I swim in it so I feel brisk and chipper, ready to take on the day.

jackstraw94086
11-18-2007, 11:14 PM
I'm not a big fan of cologne and almost never wear it, but one thing I've learned is that guys who are outspoken against it are generally poor or just plain cheap. Go ahead and keep believing the cologne industry stays afloat by fooling society and that people most people actually don't like it. Most of them just don't know how to wear it. If you can smell a guy's cologne from more than a half-foot away he's wearing too much. If it's properly applied then lots of women are fans without even realizing it. When people generalize about how all cologne is disgusting it's because they only notice it when a retard is wearing it.

Courtney
11-18-2007, 11:22 PM
I agree with that. Although I'm not sure if the problem can be entirely faulted on people wearing too much, or if it also has a lot to do with how many horrible colognes exist out there.

bballarl
11-18-2007, 11:27 PM
Someone post a picture of those club kids in New Jersey, stat.

ThomThom
11-18-2007, 11:31 PM
John Varvatos

John Varvatos Vintage

Paul Smith London

Burberry Brit

Tom Ford

Dior Higher Energy (might not be sold in the States any more but I'd order it)

Yves Saint Laurent L' Homme

Armani Black Code

jackstraw94086
11-18-2007, 11:32 PM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/wow.jpg

ThomThom
11-18-2007, 11:33 PM
Holy mother of...

Ill_Eagle
11-18-2007, 11:37 PM
http://peachesncreamperfumery.net/images/hugo_boss_men.jpg

Cpt. Funkaho
11-18-2007, 11:38 PM
It's a singularity of douchebaggery... so intense that it has an event horizon.

nothingman00
11-18-2007, 11:42 PM
Roll around in kind bud for 5 minutes. Trust me, people will come up to you in a friendly manner.

BlueDevil50
11-18-2007, 11:49 PM
lacoste essential is my new favorite but the hugo in the pic is quality...

jennatalia
11-18-2007, 11:58 PM
fierce by abercrombie

Ill_Eagle
11-19-2007, 12:04 AM
fierce by abercrombie

played out

jennatalia
11-19-2007, 12:26 AM
played out

it smells fucking good

bmack86
11-19-2007, 12:51 AM
I don't use any cologne and I'm constantly told at concerts that I smell good. It creeps me out because I don't think I smell anything near good (i'm at a show and sweating) but the bathed scent is enough i suppose.

SojuGorae
11-19-2007, 04:55 AM
Hugo Boss = Nazi

Fuck'em

SojuGorae
11-19-2007, 04:56 AM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y58/jackstraw94086/wow.jpg

This is an optical illusion right?

Steez
11-19-2007, 04:58 AM
http://encyclopediadramatica.com/images/thumb/0/0e/Itg_quarterly.jpg/416px-Itg_quarterly.jpg

fatbastard
11-19-2007, 05:18 AM
http://img.epinions.com/images/opti/f9/53/8936003PourMonsieur_m-resized200.jpg
I buy a bottle of this stuff every couple of years in Vancouver. I save 20 bucks by buying it there than over here. I wear cologne on special occassions; weddings, dinner events, vacation.

TheWatcher
11-19-2007, 05:26 AM
need some suggestions of the good ones. i just ran out. gimme a list and i'll test 'em when i hit the store soon.
i went to the century city mall today and got dizzy from testing like 20 of em, couldnt find one i really think is worth it.

No cologne is a good cologne.

If you do feel that you must wear a fragrance, try something found in nature. (Find something scented with essential oils). Many people are allergic to fragrances these days.

gaypalmsprings
11-19-2007, 05:28 AM
Only tourists wear cologne in Palm Springs.

TomAz
11-19-2007, 05:32 AM
Cologne is unpleasant. Just use deodorant.


damn straight.


Real men don't wear cologne. Real women are not attracted to guys who smell like them. They want men who smell like men, and maybe shower gel.


I hate cologne/aftershave.



Yes. I vote here.

now, this:

http://keitholbermannisevil.files.wordpress.com/2007/02/espn-mag-old-spice-ad.jpg

SojuGorae
11-19-2007, 06:09 AM
http://photos-b.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v160/227/113/776378791/n776378791_488129_6258.jpg

captncrzy
11-19-2007, 06:43 AM
I love Eternity for Men.

comiddle
11-19-2007, 06:49 AM
I'm going to let you all in on a little secret... Christopher Brosius is an olfactory god.

Dirt is a favourite.

cbihateperfume (http://www.cbihateperfume.com).

You're welcome.

RotationSlimWang
11-19-2007, 06:55 AM
I used to be really into colognes when I was a teenager and the very beginning of college. I still have bottles of Versace, Hugo, Eternity, Reaction (which is actually another pretty good one), and half a dozen others laying around. I stopped using them because every time I smelled some other guy's cologne it seemed weird, and then chick's perfume started seeming weird, and I realized that it's fucking silly to think that putting on fake odors is at all appealing.

The only reason to use these products, both cologne and perfume, is trying to be something you aren't. If there's a smell on you you need to cover up, I get it. If it's a special occasion, do so VERY sparingly. And I do mean very.

Fact is, we are animals. If you're trying to seem attractive to the opposite sex you should realize that what our animalistic side is really attracted to is the scents our bodies naturally produce--within reason, of course. Use deodorant, maybe some baby powder or crap like that (perhaps lotion for you girls). Shower frequently and use a good smelling gel or soap, I myself like the cheap-ass ocean-scented Suave shower gel--that smell makes me really happy.

But can anyone honestly tell me that they get turned on when they lean their nose down into the crook of the neck of a sexual interest and smell some bullshit chemistry? 90 percent of the time we like the way the person we're interested in smells--the smell of their flesh itself (provided it's been washed of course). Pheremones do not come in a bottle.

All that being said, I'm going to produce a perfume that smells like virginal well-kept snatch and all you bitches are more than welcome to spray that all over the fucking place. Well, not dudes. Dudes should smell like dudes but with deodorant. Believe me, real chicks like it.

TomAz
11-19-2007, 06:58 AM
http://www.attractant.co.uk/images/side_girl.jpg

SojuGorae
11-19-2007, 07:18 AM
Only when going to a club or at special functions(birthdays, bachelor parties, vegas trips, weddings, company parties)

http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/images/guccihomme.jpg

canexplain
11-19-2007, 09:19 AM
did you know part of the legend of jim morrison was that when he had this accident it made it where he could not taste or smell .... he told his friends that if he could not smell or taste a woman, life was not worth living ... canx** i wear relm on occassion ....

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 09:23 AM
Fahrenheit. I wear it. Fuck you hippies.

marooko
11-19-2007, 09:23 AM
http://img88.imageshack.us/img88/7867/burberry20london20men20ou8.jpg

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 09:26 AM
Womens perfume I <3 is marc Jacobs and happy.

summerkid
11-19-2007, 09:32 AM
I'm with Randy on this. Perfumes don't do anything for me except make me sneeze.

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 09:42 AM
Randy knows what women want. Randy knows what women need. Hes the Bo Jackson of knowing women.

miscorrections
11-19-2007, 09:43 AM
Perfumes/colognes tend to give me headaches but that's because no one knows how to wear them properly.

Ill_Eagle
11-19-2007, 10:17 AM
http://myfragranceheaven.com/library/CoolWater.jpg

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 10:18 AM
sick that stuff smells like a woolworths urinal cake.

Ill_Eagle
11-19-2007, 10:20 AM
http://www.johnlewis.com/jl_assets/product/230402453.jpg

arbouler
11-19-2007, 10:40 AM
Perfumes/colognes tend to give me headaches but that's because no one knows how to wear them properly.

i hate the women's fragrance section. i dont know how the girls can work there. maybe theyre high from it all the time. and sometimes it was hard to find a jar of coffee beans to sniff in between trying each fragrance too. thats real annoying.

man, you guys posted like 20 or more brands. i feel like i need to print out a list when i go to bev center today. lol.

RotationSlimWang
11-19-2007, 10:52 AM
Look, it doesn't matter how "manly" of an order any given cologne goes for--sweet-smelling is what women are supposed to be. Frankly, it's rude to try to take it away from them. They're supposed to look and smell better than us, and then we pick up the slack in the humor and intelligence. I like the smell of cologne too. I even like the feeling of putting it on. Gives me flashbacks of Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. But the fact is that if you're wearing cologne you're Queer Eye for the Straight Guy'ing it up, and I would hope that both sexes have agreed that is not what dudes are supposed to be. Chicks that dig guys who wear cologne, jewelry, and hair product have no idea what it is to be properly fucked, that's my position and I'm standing by it.

arbouler
11-19-2007, 10:58 AM
Look, it doesn't matter how "manly" of an order any given cologne goes for--sweet-smelling is what women are supposed to be. Frankly, it's rude to try to take it away from them. They're supposed to look and smell better than us, and then we pick up the slack in the humor and intelligence. I like the smell of cologne too. I even like the feeling of putting it on. Gives me flashbacks of Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. But the fact is that if you're wearing cologne you're Queer Eye for the Straight Guy'ing it up, and I would hope that both sexes have agreed that is not what dudes are supposed to be. Chicks that dig guys who wear cologne, jewelry, and hair product have no idea what it is to be properly fucked, that's my position and I'm standing by it.


sure, thats a very good observation but i dont buy it

amyzzz
11-19-2007, 10:59 AM
Emporio Armani

I like this one. I also like Gucci Envy.

SojuGorae
11-19-2007, 11:01 AM
On skin > On clothes

Whenever you wear any kind of cologne or perfume on your clothes, you're bound to give someone else or even yourself, a headache.

I usually go with the neck and wrist and I'm good to go.

higgybaby23
11-19-2007, 11:05 AM
Perfumes/colognes tend to give me headaches but that's because no one knows how to wear them properly.

I am the production manager for a small natural fragrance company. Most mainstream perfumes/colognes are full of alcohols, artificial preservatives and synthetic fragrances. These ingredients are the ones that tend to cause headaches and other unwanted side effects. If you like perfumes/colognes, but don't like what the mainstream has to offer, try looking for some natural alternatives. My company is called Kuumba Made and we have a website if anybody is interested. Our most popular scent for men and women is called Egyptian Musk. It has been our top seller for over a decade.

algunz
11-19-2007, 11:06 AM
Yes, skin is the only way to go, and don't rub the skin. I guess it messes with the chemistry and affects the smell.

That being said, cologne applied properly isn't so bad, but I still prefer my man's natural scent.

miscorrections
11-19-2007, 11:08 AM
Anything with the word 'musk' in it makes me throw up a little bit in my mouth.

algunz
11-19-2007, 11:09 AM
"I miss your musk."

TomAz
11-19-2007, 11:11 AM
http://post.oftheday.com.au/images/john-travolta-saturday-night-fever.jpeg

C DUB YA
11-19-2007, 11:12 AM
"I miss your musk."


HAHAHA

full on idle
11-19-2007, 12:56 PM
I wear this on more formal evenings:
http://www.1976.com.tw/shop/Stores_app/IMAGES/images_103/01000090002701.jpg

And this everyday:
http://www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P34703/P34703_hero.jpg

because these smells make me happy.

I like cologne on men that you don't smell until you give them a hug. It's classy.

I like this one:
http://www.imaginationperfumery.com/images/200/prod_658.jpg

and this one:
http://www.justascent.co.uk/images/burberry%20london%20men%205ml.jpg

edit* ps - one thing to remember is that you're not going to want to stick with the same fragrance forever, as you age and your body chemistry changes, perfumes and colognes don't smell the same on you. Make sure you stay aware of this so that you don't smell unsavory.

Mr.Nipples
11-19-2007, 12:58 PM
pine tree air freshner...




http://www.johnlewis.com/jl_assets/product/230402453.jpg

the case looks like it can double as a pokemon catcher...

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 12:58 PM
foi knows what up with the marc jacobs. excellent choice.

Melanie.Dawn
11-19-2007, 12:58 PM
I like cologne on men that you don't smell until you give them a hug. It's classy.



I 100% agree.. classy and super attractive

Bud Luster
11-19-2007, 01:31 PM
That's not fair. If I have to smell like artificial flowers, dudes better damn well too.
You dont have to. If what you wear smells like flowers, it's shit. Try something else.


Yes. I vote here.

now, this:

http://keitholbermannisevil.files.wordpress.com/2007/02/espn-mag-old-spice-ad.jpg
Tom is right on.


Fahrenheit. I wear it. Fuck you hippies.
This shit is so fucking strong, and old.


I 100% agree.. classy and super attractive

Werd. Subtle is the key. The lotions and body sprays that are out now are far superior (and less expensive too) to cologne. Cologne is teeny bopper / guido garbage.

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 01:33 PM
Yup. "bod" is so hot right now.

algunz
11-19-2007, 01:34 PM
Axe

RotationSlimWang
11-19-2007, 01:35 PM
Axe

That was a joke, right?

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 01:36 PM
Body spray doubles as an air freshner after you take a shit.

algunz
11-19-2007, 01:36 PM
That was a joke, right?

YES.

Bud Luster
11-19-2007, 01:38 PM
Axe and Bod are garbage too. Try the sprays for men @ bath and body works. Subtle and smell good. This shit is too faggoty, even for me. done.

RotationSlimWang
11-19-2007, 01:40 PM
Every time I see Axe is one of my friends' rooms I just look at him and say, "You realize you're never going to have your dick in anything with class because of this, right?"

algunz
11-19-2007, 01:41 PM
And that's exactly what the commercials advertise, so they know what they are buying - pure cheese.

Actual a cheese smell would be better.

miscorrections
11-19-2007, 01:42 PM
And this everyday:
http://www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P34703/P34703_hero.jpg


My mom used to wear that and it does smell really nice. I tend to wear Clinique Happy or a really light + subtle French grapefruit/vanilla spray. I'm looking to branch out and get something new, though.

J~$$$
11-19-2007, 01:45 PM
yup.

luckyface
11-19-2007, 01:55 PM
I'm a big fan of Sex Panther. 60% of the time, it works every time, you know.

keriann
11-19-2007, 02:02 PM
I like cologne on men that you don't smell until you give them a hug. It's classy.

Yes yes yes. I love when men smell good.

And I totally disagree with Randy. A little hint of something doesn't have to cover up one's natural smell.

Because I love when men smell good I feel it's only fair to attempt to smell good too. And it's nice to smell a scent that I like on myself all long day. I used to wear this stuff I made myself out of essential oils at this hippie place in Santa Cruz. It was this warm vanillay citrus concoction, mmm it smelled so good. But then it ran out. So now I wear this stuff from Bath and Body Works which appears to be discontinued which is too bad because it smells good. And it's not one of the girlie fruity bullshit ones. Those are for high schoolers, sorry.

Alchemy
11-19-2007, 02:16 PM
The Ocean
by
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/ab/CK_Calvin_Klein.png/180px-CK_Calvin_Klein.png

amyzzz
11-19-2007, 03:29 PM
My husband had Axe, and I hated it. He finally stopped using it recently. I don't wear perfume.

thefunkylama
11-19-2007, 05:40 PM
this (http://sex-panther.com/index.html) looks like it might be a good one.

captncrzy
11-19-2007, 05:40 PM
My mom used to wear that and it does smell really nice. I tend to wear Clinique Happy or a really light + subtle French grapefruit/vanilla spray. I'm looking to branch out and get something new, though.

If you like Happy, you might like Chanel Chance. It's my favorite.

arbouler
11-19-2007, 05:45 PM
I like cologne on men that you don't smell until you give them a hug. It's classy.


a hug and more!!!!

djoz187
11-19-2007, 05:49 PM
I like my new Signature by Ruehl

Hannahrain
11-19-2007, 06:22 PM
My mom used to wear that and it does smell really nice. I tend to wear Clinique Happy or a really light + subtle French grapefruit/vanilla spray. I'm looking to branch out and get something new, though.

Happy is nice. Grapefruity without being too strong. I've never worn the perfume, but I've had the lotion before.

When I wear anything, it's Hanae Mori:

http://www.sephora.com/assets/dyn/product/P0974/P0974_hero.jpg

It doesn't have that nauseating undertone that a lot of perfumes have.

york707
11-19-2007, 09:22 PM
I currently like Channel. I have worn Emporio Armani in the past. On the skin. Very light. It changes over time. I don't pick cologne based on what I think other people will like (other than the fiance), but what I feel comfortable in. I get really annoyed when a fragrance saleswoman says, "well this is what's popular" or "no one wears that anymore": I don't wear a cologne to be popular; I wear it because I like it.

I am a big fan of Burberry for women. For women.

arbouler
11-19-2007, 11:03 PM
i decided to buy the z zegna today. i tried sooo many and had a difficult time choosing between that and a couple more. i love living next to a big ass shopping mall. i can go there every day after work. lol.

BROKENDOLL
11-20-2007, 12:14 AM
There is indeed a cologne called Pheromone by Marilyn Maglin. Very sexy yet just a light scent. The oil mist is best as it soaks into your skin.

Melanie.Dawn
11-20-2007, 06:56 AM
this probably sounds terrible, but sometimes I take those little oils you put in those candle lamps from the body shop... I just take one drop of the vanilla and put it on my neck or in my hair... seriously, the people love it. People just hug me to smell me. But Ive only ever done it with Vanilla... because what else do you really need besides a good vanilla

marooko
11-20-2007, 07:08 AM
this probably sounds terrible, but sometimes I take those little oils you put in those candle lamps from the body shop... I just take one drop of the vanilla and put it on my neck or in my hair... seriously, the people love it. People just hug me to smell me. But Ive only ever done it with Vanilla... because what else do you really need besides a good vanilla

it reminds me of the grandad in lost boys when he uses the windex as aftershave.

BROKENDOLL
11-20-2007, 07:14 AM
One of our guests at the club had some great scent on the other day called Tam Dao. Anyone try it or know where it can be found?

amyzzz
11-20-2007, 03:55 PM
I used to wear ck one years and years ago. Then I switched to Bob Mackie because this guy I liked adored that scent, and I ended up liking it too. The problem is, when I met my husband, he told me his aunts wore Bob Mackie, so it wasn't sexy to him--it just smelled like his aunts. I gave up after that. Now I just use fruity shower gel, so I probably smell faintly of black raspberries instead of heavy perfumes.

comiddle
11-20-2007, 09:46 PM
A drop of Dirt (http://www.cbihateperfume.com/CBearthaccords.html) will do.

dontfeedthebird
11-20-2007, 11:40 PM
I love Ralph Lauren's Romance in Silver.

Santa Claus brought me Clinique's Chemistry, but a year later, I'm stilll not sure.

And then I can definitely go for Aveda's Purefume in Lavendar and Lime.

kroqken
05-06-2008, 02:49 PM
What about perfume? Is Brittney Spear's or paris Hilton's a better smell?

amyzzz
05-06-2008, 03:30 PM
We bought that "diesel: fuel for life" because of this thread. teehee.

gaypalmsprings
05-06-2008, 03:39 PM
tuna fish

marooko
05-06-2008, 03:46 PM
tuna fish

oh yeah.

bug on your lip
05-07-2008, 06:22 AM
the bug wears Fahrenheit

Young blood
05-07-2008, 07:28 AM
Me too! <3 bug bff's forevah.

Barbara, the ninja
05-07-2008, 08:08 AM
We bought that "diesel: fuel for life" because of this thread. teehee.

Do you like it??

I am obsessed with stuff by Michael Kors. It's like, intoxicating Jasmine flowers.

bug on your lip
05-07-2008, 08:36 AM
Me too! <3 bug bff's forevah.

i already have BFF Forevah tattooed on mah body...
you should get yours & then we'll have the tattoos kiss

*giggle*

HAIRYGOOMBA
05-07-2008, 11:06 AM
I like "Kai". and then there's one by People of the Labyrinths
that I can't remember the name of, but it smells like a whole other
dimension.Like nectarines,moonlight, and Radiohead....

amyzzz
05-07-2008, 11:14 AM
Do you like it??

I am obsessed with stuff by Michael Kors. It's like, intoxicating Jasmine flowers.
Yeah, we liked the Diesel or we wouldn't have bought it. I need to get some perfume, an so far, we like Givenchy: ange ou demon (I think it's called). I haven't bought it yet though, and I don't know how much it is.