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Your Signature Cologne

I have a large collection if fragrances but have two signature scents.

Work: Le Male

Romantic: The Dreamer

by Anonymousreply 8902/04/2013

Work: Ben-Gay

Romantic: Vanilla Extract

by Anonymousreply 112/21/2011

My Pussy Stinks

by Anonymousreply 212/21/2011

Lolita Lempika

Men's

by Anonymousreply 312/21/2011

I have that too, R3, but it gives me a headache after awhile. My current favorite is Calvin Klein Euphoria Intense.

by Anonymousreply 412/21/2011

I wear no cologne.

I can't stand cologne.

by Anonymousreply 512/21/2011

OP, what do you mean by "your sugnature cologne"? Please explain.

by Anonymousreply 612/21/2011

R6, I think "signature cologne" is something from the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 712/21/2011

Lauder for Men.

by Anonymousreply 812/21/2011

Who wears cologne?

by Anonymousreply 912/21/2011

Vanilla Extract

by Anonymousreply 1012/21/2011

OP signature moniker: Mary!

by Anonymousreply 1112/21/2011

A signature cologne may be found in the vicinity of earrings, caftans, Parliament Lights, and Mai Tais.

by Anonymousreply 1212/21/2011

Odor of hung man

by Anonymousreply 1312/21/2011

Chanel pour homme

by Anonymousreply 1412/21/2011

Gucci by Gucci

by Anonymousreply 1512/21/2011

Lilac Vegetal

by Anonymousreply 1612/21/2011

Antaeus

by Anonymousreply 1712/21/2011

Old Spice aftershave.

by Anonymousreply 1812/21/2011

Comme des garcons, Avignon

by Anonymousreply 1912/21/2011

Work: Faultless Spray Starch

Romantic: Sawdust

by Anonymousreply 2012/21/2011

Smegma

by Anonymousreply 2112/21/2011

But what does "signature cologne" even mean?

by Anonymousreply 2212/21/2011

r21, Cheryl.

Cheryl, r21.

by Anonymousreply 2312/21/2011

The youngsters in this thread can laugh all they want, but in the real world I'm a fit 53 year old who frequently gets mistaken for being in my late 20s and I get complimented on my cologne all of the time. The young guys I date love it. I don't know what's wrong with Datalounge youngsters that think anyone alive in the 80s should be sent to Carousel. In the real world, young guys love me and my cologne.

by Anonymousreply 2412/21/2011

Euphoria, but not after I use it up.

by Anonymousreply 2512/21/2011

"but in the real world I'm a fit 53 year old who frequently gets mistaken for being in my late 20s "

Daddy's pretty easy to butter up, y'all.

by Anonymousreply 2612/21/2011

[quote]in the real world I'm a fit 53 year old who frequently gets mistaken for being in my late 20s

Oh, [italic]honey.[italic] Honey, honey, honey, honey.

by Anonymousreply 2712/21/2011

.[/italic]

by Anonymousreply 2812/21/2011

So what is it, r24?

by Anonymousreply 2912/21/2011

"but in the real world I'm a fit 53 year old who frequently gets mistaken for being in my late 20s "

The twenty something year olds must look like shit where you live. Meth-ylvania? Heroin-olina? Portland?

by Anonymousreply 3012/21/2011

Signature cologne or scent is basically the scent others would associate with you. Your mainstay.

by Anonymousreply 3112/21/2011

[quoute]So what is it, [R24]?

Self-Deluded, by Marc Jacobs.

by Anonymousreply 3212/21/2011

Does this put a stop to the italics? [/italic]

by Anonymousreply 3312/22/2011

[/quote]or this?

by Anonymousreply 3412/22/2011

Toilet Water! Unfortunately the toilet is at a rest stop on The New Jersey Turnpike.

by Anonymousreply 3512/22/2011

Vetiver by Guerlain

by Anonymousreply 3612/22/2011

Champs Elysees by Guerlain

24, Faubourg by Hermes

My mom was so thrilled when I told her I'd found perfume I'd wear that she has bought it for me for the last ten years. I get a Champs Elysees bottle of perfume, perfumed lotion, and shower gel for my birthday and the same in the Hermes scent for x-mas.

by Anonymousreply 3712/22/2011

Azzaro and Lanvin

by Anonymousreply 3812/22/2011

I split mine by summer and winter, so:

Summer: Acqua di Parma Colonia Winter:Iris nobile

by Anonymousreply 3912/22/2011

I just pour some Fresca onto a panty shield, stick it into my jock, and I'm good to go.

by Anonymousreply 4012/22/2011

R24, why is it, exactly, that YOU aren't dating guys in their fifties? It's okay if you don't want to (sad, but okay). But why should anyone in his twenties?

by Anonymousreply 4112/22/2011

Everyone hates your cologne except you.

by Anonymousreply 4212/22/2011

so gay

by Anonymousreply 4312/22/2011

The first guy I ever hooked up with -- we were both 16, back in 1983 -- wore Polo. I know, I know, it's considered an abomination today, but to this day there's still no sexier fragrance to me than the memory of the smell of Polo on his skin.

I wore Drakkar Noir in the late 80s. To the extent that I ever had a "signature" fragrance, that was it.

by Anonymousreply 4412/22/2011

I switched from Chanel's Egoiste to Hermes Terre about 2 years ago. Egoiste really was my signature scent for years but I felt like a change.

by Anonymousreply 4512/22/2011

Aqua Velva

by Anonymousreply 4612/22/2011

I only wear cologne when I am going to be in close contact with family - so holidays, marriages, funerals - when there will be hugging; and even then it is just enough to be noticed up close.

Roger & Gallet, Paris Eue de Cologne for Summer - smells like citrus.

Dolce & Gabbana,in the winter.

I also have I Hate Purfume's Greenbriar 1968 which is a great scent for autumn.

One bottle of cologne will last years so I always buy the expensive stuff.

by Anonymousreply 4712/22/2011

My signature is my right armpit. The left one doesn't seem to have the same effect.

by Anonymousreply 4812/22/2011

Eau du stinky foot

by Anonymousreply 4912/22/2011

Dolce & Gabbana

by Anonymousreply 5012/22/2011

Geir Ness

by Anonymousreply 5112/22/2011

Loch Ness

by Anonymousreply 5212/22/2011

YSL Pour Homme, and Terre d'Hermes by Hermes.

My all time favorite, and thus signature, scent is Gucci Nobile, sadly discontinued.

by Anonymousreply 5312/22/2011

I'm down to about a quarter-bottle of my favorite Ben Sherman cologne and they don't make it anymore so when it's gone, it's gone. I also have Burberry London which I guess will become my new signature.

by Anonymousreply 5412/22/2011

FYI, only in the US does the term "Cologne" refer to all perfumes, and scents in general.

In Europe you'd never call an Eau de Toilette or an Eau de Parfume a "Cologne". Ever.

Only scents with a percentage of 5% perfume are called a "Cologne" (and they are consequently less strong, less expensive and less valuable than an EdT or EdP).

Unlike perfumes, the classic "Cologne" was established in the city of Cologne, in Germany. "4711" and "Farina Gegenueber" are the two original brands.

by Anonymousreply 5512/22/2011

Inis

I really like the smell of Zest soap. I wish they'd make a cologne out of it.

by Anonymousreply 5612/22/2011

work: Aqua Velva

Nighttime: Jovan Musk

by Anonymousreply 5712/22/2011

R55 - Get her. Most of us live in the US and it's called cologne here.

by Anonymousreply 5812/22/2011

R57 I like the smell of Agua Vela aftershave, it reminds me of my Dad. I would never wear it, but I like it on other men.

by Anonymousreply 5912/22/2011

Eau de Pissior

Irma La Douche

by Anonymousreply 6012/22/2011

This post is one of the gayest things I've ever read on DL. "Signature Cologne"?

Mary!

by Anonymousreply 6112/22/2011

Lemon Pledge

by Anonymousreply 6212/22/2011

cologne = dealbreaker

by Anonymousreply 6312/22/2011

Gendarme

by Anonymousreply 6412/22/2011

My favourite scent on me is salt water and sun. They haven't bottled it yet. If I wear anything at all, it is Acqua Di Gio By Giorgio Armani.

by Anonymousreply 6512/22/2011

Seriously though I don't use cologne because I have a nasty reaction to perfumes and colognes. They give me a splitting headache. I know a lot of people who have the same reaction.

So I use body oils instead. Organic ones that aren't oil based. They come in natural scents like coconut, lime, peach, orange, mint, vanilla, and a few others.

The oils are so fine that they spray. I spray it on my forearms and rub it in. When people are close enough to smell it I always get a compliment. I guess most people like a nice smelling scent that is real.

by Anonymousreply 6612/22/2011

For work: Chrome by Azzaro

For play: Soir by Bulgari

by Anonymousreply 6712/22/2011

[quote]FYI, only in the US does the term "Cologne" refer to all perfumes, and scents in general. In Europe you'd never call an Eau de Toilette or an Eau de Parfume a "Cologne". Ever.

Honey, most of us on this forum are in the US, and we do not aspire to be European, shocking as that may sound to you.

Get over yourself.

by Anonymousreply 6812/22/2011

Egyptian Musk Oil

by Anonymousreply 6912/22/2011

R14, R15, R53 and R67, you smell good!

by Anonymousreply 7012/22/2011

Light Blue by D&G

by Anonymousreply 7112/22/2011

Long ago when I was interested in cologne, and it was pretty moderate- I did like Givenchy Vetiver (sp?)- and Guerlaine (sp?) Vetiver. I also liked Geoffrey Beane's Grey Flannel- even before the other two.

Now I guess none of it enters my mind. My scent is whatever skin lotion is nearby.

I still have some old bottles of the stuff I think- perhaps in the last 10 years from time to time I have slashed on some Bay Rum that one of my sisters gave me. I kind of like it.

Signature? Nope, just mild interest in stuff I thought smelled nice. As I said, now none of it occurs to me. The D & G ads with McBongo in them are very weird. Very weird. HE is very weird.

by Anonymousreply 7212/22/2011

Every surface in OP's bathroom:

by Anonymousreply 7312/22/2011

Smirnoff (100 proof only)

by Anonymousreply 7412/22/2011

Are you wearing some kind of perfume or... something radioactive, my dear?

by Anonymousreply 7512/22/2011

Lauder for Men! I can't believe (8) wears it too. For night, bleu de chanel

by Anonymousreply 7612/22/2011

Sorry to dig up an old thread, but I am hoping you bitches can help me.

I've been wearing Diesel Masculine for 5 or 6 years, and I liked it - it had some interesting notes without being overwhelming, and was clean smelling without being too citrus-y.

But they've discontinued it. Any suggestions on what I should try that's similar?

by Anonymousreply 7701/18/2013

I like the smell of a nice deodorant soap. Why can't they make deodorant soap, anti-perspirant, and body spray/cologne all in the same fragrance? (And I mean a standard soap fragrance--e.g., Dial, Safeguard, Coast-- and not a perfumey one.)

by Anonymousreply 7801/18/2013

[quote]in the real world I'm a fit 53 year old who frequently gets mistaken for being in my late 20s

Oh, I bet you do.

by Anonymousreply 7901/18/2013

[quote]In Europe you'd never call an Eau de Toilette or an Eau de Parfume a "Cologne". Ever.

Mary!

by Anonymousreply 8001/18/2013

I like scent by Penhaligon's of London. I wear two: Endymion in the nighttime, and English Fern during the day. I only wear them on special occasions.

by Anonymousreply 8101/18/2013

Mah signutuh culuhs ah Blush an Bashful.

by Anonymousreply 8201/18/2013

Have a fetish for colognes and body lotions. In the 80's, during my twink years, it was Joop!, Drakkar Noir, Grey Flannel, Channel pour Homme, et Eau Sauvage.

Castro bars used to smell like Polo, tobacco, spilled beer, piss, and regret.

In the late 80's and early 90's, the Paris Metro smelled like one particular Parfum, kind of citrusy, very sexy, but never figured out which one it was.

In the 90's it was Contradiction, which still smells like sex to me.

In the 2000's and beyond, wearing fragrances in public fell out of favor in the SF Bay Area due to the so-called chemical sensitive Mary hypochondriacs, so I've had to cut back. At formal events, I wear Guerlin Vetiver in Winter or La Coste in Summer.

I adore smelling cologne on men. Still makes me hard. Can't stand most girly perfumes on women. Males should smell handsome, cute, and frivolous. Women should smell like strength and determination.

by Anonymousreply 8301/18/2013

[quote]I adore smelling cologne on men. Still makes me hard.

And yet, somehow the first of your sentences is an instant dick wilter.

by Anonymousreply 8401/19/2013

cool water

by Anonymousreply 8501/19/2013

I like Curve for men and Elizabeth Taylor's Passion for men. I love the faint smell of a nice cologne on a man. And by that I mean when you are standing within inches of him and you get a little scent of a nice cologne. That same cologne on a guy that you can smell from 10 feet away is horrible. I always spray a little cologne on my shirt about an hour before I leave for work and at least two or three hours before I go out on the weekends. I like to smell nice but I don't want the cologne to be the first thing someone notices about me. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.

by Anonymousreply 8601/19/2013

Eau de Taint.

by Anonymousreply 8701/19/2013

Lemon Pledge for those sunny summer days

Old Spice for those hot nights on the docks

by Anonymousreply 8801/19/2013

Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior

by Anonymousreply 8902/04/2013
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