From this list your absolute 'Must-Haves' (if present)!

Trauerkraut

Basenotes Institution
Nov 14, 2009
Somewhere in this forum there is a thread titled: 'Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men' by Andrewthecologneguy. This thread ends with a list of all scents mentioned in this thread. Show from this list your 'absolute Must-Haves' (if present!)

The List:

1-12 by Halston
24 Gold
24 Scentstory Platinum
360 White-Black-Red
900 by Aramis
4711
A*Men Pure Energy
Acqua Classica Borsari
Adidas Fresh Impact
Adidas Pure Game
Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre
Agate Homme
Agua Brava
Al Rehab Silver
Alt Innsbruck cologne
Ambre Noir Yves Rocher
Angel Schlesser Homme
Animale Animale
Antonio Banderas Blue Seduction
Anucci man
Aramis
Avon Hervé Léger
Azzaro Chrome
Azzaro pour Homme
Azzaro Visit
Baldessarini Concentree
Baldessarini Strictly Private
Battistoni Marte
Beckham Homme/Signature
Bergamatto Marino
Beyond Paradise for Men
Bigelow Bay Rum
Bijan for Men
Blue Jeans by Versace
Bogart
Bogart PH
Bogart Witness
Borsalino Classic
Boss #1
Boucheron pour Homme
British Sterling
Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Red/White
Brut
Brut Dominant
Bulgari Black
Burberry London
Burberry Rhythm
Burberry Weekend
Cabaret Homme
Caesars Man
Caractère by Daniel Hechter
Carbone de Balmain
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third Man
Catalyst
Cella Colonia Classica
Cereus # 11
Cerruti 1881
Cerruti Image
Cerutti Image Harmony
Chevignon for men
Chopard Noble Cedar
Chopard Noble Vetiver
Christopher Columbus 1492
Ck One
CK One Shock
Colors for Men by Benetton
Comme des Garçons Vettiveru
Coty Aspen
Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood
Crabtree & Evelyn West Indian Lime
Cuba Gold/Red
Cuba Paris Red
Cuba Royal
Cuir Sensuel
Curve
David Beckham Instinct
Davidoff Cool Water
Deauville
DeBaron
Devin
Diesel Plus Plus
Dirty English
Drakkar Noir
Ducati for Men
Dunhill Desire Blue
Dunhill Desire Red
Eau de L'Occitan
Eau des Missions
Ed Hardy (various)
Encre Noire
Enrico Coveri Pour Homme
Escada Magnetism for Man
Essenza del Tempo by Trussardi
Everlast
Fendi Life Essence
Ferrari Red
Ferrari Uomo
Fraglux Bellagio
Franck Olivier Black Touch
Franck Olivier Sunrise
Full Choke
Gainsboro
Gainsborough G-Man
Gendarme
Gianfranco Ferre for Man
Gillette Cool Wave
Giorgio for Men
Graphite Montana
Grey Flannel
Gucci pour Homme II
Guess Seductive
Halston Amber Man
Hanae Mori HiM
Hanae Mori HM
Hattrick
Havana
Hommage a L'Homme Lalique
Homme Exceptionnel Mont Blanc
Horizon Laroche
Iceberg Homme
In Red Pour Homme by Estelle Ewen
Issey Miyake Bleu
Jacomo de Jacomo
Jacomo Rouge
Jacques Fath pour L'Homme
Jaguar Original
Jaïpur Homme
JHL
Jil Sander Pure Man (The Essentials)
Jil Sander Scent'79 (The Essentials)
John Varvatos (original)
Joop Nightflight
Jovan Musk For Men
Jovan Sex Appeal
Jovan White Musk
J's exte man
Karl Lagerfeld Classic
Kenneth Cole Black
La perla by La perla
Lalique Encre Noire
Lanvin Avant Garde
Lanvin l'Homme
Lanvin l'Homme Sport
Laura Biagiotti Roma
L'Elbolaro Meharees
L'Erbolario Corteccia
L'Erbolario Meharees
L'Essence de Cerruti pour homme
Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
Lomani Body and Soul
Lomani Network 1
Lomani pour Homme
Malizia Uomo Vetiver
Mandarina Duck Black
Marakech Tales
Mauboussin M Generation
Mauboussin pour Homme
Maxim's Pour Homme
Michael Jordan Flight
Michael Jordan Legend
Midnight in Paris
Mont Blanc Individuel
Mont Blanc Starwalker
Montana Parfum d'Homme (redbox)
Mr. Blass by Bill Blass
Mugler Cologne
Mustang
Nautica Oceans
Nautica Voyage
Nemo Cacharel
New West for Him by Aramis
Nicole Miller for Men
Noir by Adlan B.
Obsession CK
Old Spice
One Man Show Bogart
One Shock CK
Oscar Pour Lui
Paco by Paco Rabanne
Paco Rabanne XS
Pal Zileri Cuoio
Paul Smith Story
Perfumer's Workshop (various)
Periplo by L'Erbolario
Perry Ellis 360° Red
Perry Ellis Portfolio Green
Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur
Pinaud Clubman Special Reserve
Pino Silvestre
Playboy New York
Playboy Vegas
Preferred Stock by Coty
PS by Paul Sebastian
Quorum
R by Revillon
Red for Men by Giorgio BH
Rêve d'Or by L.T.Piver
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Roccobarocco Extraordinaire
Rochas Man
Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle
Romeo Gigli Classic Pour Homme
Salvador Dali pour Homme
Salvatore Ferragamo pour Homme
Set Sail St Barts
Silver Scent
Solara Homme
Solo Loewe Intense
Stetson
Sung Homme
Tabac Original
Tabu
Ted Lapidus
Ted Lapidus Altamir
Ted Lapidus Black Extreme
Thallium
Thallium Black
Tim McGraw Southern Blend
Tommy Bahama For Men
Tommy Hilfiger Tommy
Tous Man Sport
Tsar
Tuscany by Aramis
Ulric de Varens Action
Ungaro Apparition Intense
Ungaro III
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
Van Gils classic
Varon Dandy
Vermeil pour Homme
Versace Dreamer
Versace L'Homme
Versace Pour Homme
Vertical Limit
Vince Camuto Man
Vizzari for Men
Yang Jaques Fath
Yardley Citrus & Wood
Yatagan
Z-14 by Halston
Zara (various)
Zino
Zirh IKON
Zizanie
 
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Ovcharkaowner

Basenotes Dependent
Jul 2, 2011
Well the one that tops this list for me (which is not included) would be :

1- Encre Noire Sport

Followed by:

2- 24 Gold
3- Comme des Garcons Vettiveru
4- Tabac Original
5- Encre Noire
6- Lanvin Sport

Edit: I missed Jaipur. I'll add it to the list!
 
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Trauerkraut

Basenotes Institution
Nov 14, 2009
Mine:

Azzaro pour Homme
Beyond Paradise for Men
Bogart
Boucheron pour Homme
Caron Third Man
Grey Flannel
Havana
Jaïpur Homme
Mauboussin pour Homme
R by Revillon
Vermeil pour Homme
Yatagan
Zino
 
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easyfish

Basenotes Institution
Jun 26, 2009
....out of that short list ,--)

1-12 by Halston
900 by Aramis
Aramis
Azzaro pour Homme
Baldessarini Strictly Private
Bijan for Men
Bogart
Bogart PH
Bogart Witness
Boucheron pour Homme
Caesars Man
Caractère by Daniel Hechter
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third Man
Encre Noire
Escada Magnetism for Man
Gainsboro
Gianfranco Ferre for Man
Giorgio for Men
Grey Flannel
Hanae Mori HM
Hommage a L'Homme Lalique
Horizon Laroche
Issey Miyake Bleu
Jacomo de Jacomo
JHL
Karl Lagerfeld Classic
Midnight in Paris
Montana Parfum d'Homme (redbox)
New West for Him by Aramis
Oscar Pour Lui
Pino Silvestre
Quorum
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Rochas Man
Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle
Romeo Gigli Classic Pour Homme
Salvador Dali pour Homme
Tabac Original
Tsar
Ungaro III
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
Van Gils classic
Versace L'Homme
Yatagan
Z-14 by Halston
Zino
 

JON RODGERS

Basenotes Plus
Basenotes Plus
Dec 5, 2007
There are quite a number from the list I really enjoy but only a select few would be "must have" for my wardrobe.

Azzaro PH.
Caron Pour Un Homme / Third Man.
Giorgio For Men.
Rive Gauche PH.
Romeo Gigli.
Zino Davidoff.
Cacharel Nemo.
Gianfranco Ferre for Man.
Montana Parfum d'Homme.
 
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VanAllan

Basenotes Dependent
Nov 6, 2008
Azzaro PH
Azzaro Visit
Boucheron Jaipur
Cacharel Nemo
Escada Magnetism (not sure though about these last two classification as 'cheapies', considering their current prices)
Davidoff Zino
Versace Dreamer
YSL Rive Gauche PH

Honorable mentions:
Gendarme
Versace l'Homme
Jacques Fath pour l'Homme
Paco Rabanne XS
Boss #1
Jaguar Original
 

Ken_Russell

Basenotes Institution
Jan 21, 2006
In no particular order of preference (even though listed alphabetically), some already purchased, others to be considered for future purchases and enjoyed enough for further recommendation and/or considering:

1-12 by Halston,
Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver Hombre,
Agua Brava,
Azzaro pour Homme,
Azzaro Visit,
Bergamatto Marino,
Bogart PH,
Boss #1,
Boucheron pour Homme,
Brut,
Burberry London,
Caractère by Daniel Hechter,
Caron pour un Homme,
Chevignon for men,
Chopard Noble Cedar,
Chopard Noble Vetiver,
CK One Shock,
Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood,
David Beckham Instinct,
Eau de L'Occitan,
Everlast,
Fendi Life Essence,
Gainsborough G-Man,
Giorgio for Men,
Grey Flannel,
Gucci pour Homme II,
Hattrick,
Havana,
Horizon Laroche,
Jacomo de Jacomo,
Jacomo Rouge,
Jaguar Original,
Jaïpur Homme,
Mugler Cologne,
One Man Show Bogart,
Paco by Paco Rabanne,
Preferred Stock by Coty,
Red for Men by Giorgio BH,
Rive Gauche pour Homme,
Roccobarocco Extraordinaire,
Rochas Man,
Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle,
Ted Lapidus,
Tuscany by Aramis,
Ungaro III,
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme,
Versace Dreamer,
Versace L'Homme,
Yardley Citrus & Wood,
Z-14 by Halston,
Zara (various),
Zino


 

Mr Envy

Basenotes Dependent
Nov 25, 2012
4711
Mugler Cologne
Versace Pour Homme
Ungaro III
Set Sail St Barts
Silver Scent
Ted Lapidus Altamir

Great value for money, compliment getters, suitable all year round
 

dougczar

Basenotes Institution
Mar 3, 2012
A lot of good ones on the list, but the only "MUST HAVES" for me would be:


Dirty English
Encre Noire
Gucci pour Homme II
Havana
John Varvatos (original)
Kenneth Cole Black
Lalique Encre Noire
Mugler Cologne
Nautica Voyage
Perry Ellis 360° Red
 

Zgb

Basenotes Dependent
Jan 20, 2009
Azzaro Chrome
Azzaro pour Homme
Azzaro Visit
Baldessarini Concentree
Burberry London
Chopard Noble Cedar
Chopard Noble Vetiver
Davidoff Cool Water
Dirty English
Encre Noire
Gucci pour Homme II
L'Essence de Cerruti pour homme
Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
Nautica Voyage
Versace Pour Homme
Zino Davidoff
 

Scarce

Basenotes Dependent
Dec 28, 2014
Not too many from that list, but I've only tried maybe a third of them. And some of those I'd consider essential I'd only consider so in their vintage form Azzaro PH, Zino, etc.

Azzaro PH
Bulgari Black
Caron pour un Homme
Yatagan
Zino Davidoff

A bunch of others I'd like to try, some that I own already but either don't really love or could easily part with. So whittled it down to the essentials, not simply stuff I sort of like. I'd just as soon get out of that habit of keeping around stuff I only sort of like, but wear infrequently.
 

themaleedit

Basenotes Junkie
Jun 29, 2014
Bvlgari Black
Davidoff Cool Water
Gucci PH II
Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
VC&A Midnight in Paris
 

hednic

Basenotes Institution
Oct 25, 2007
From your list my absolute "must -haves" and "do-haves":

A*Men Pure Energy
Agate Homme
Ambre Noir Yves Rocher
Animale Animale
Azzaro Chrome
Azzaro pour Homme
Azzaro Visit
Bogart
Bogart PH
Bogart Witness
Boucheron pour Homme
Burberry London
Burberry Rhythm
Burberry Weekend
Cabaret Homme
Charactère by Daniel Hechter
Carbone de Balmain
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third Man
Cerruti 1881
Cerruti Image
Cerutti Image Harmony
Chevignon for men
Chopard Noble Cedar
Chopard Noble Vetiver
Comme des Garçons Vettiveru
Cuir Sensuel
Davidoff Cool Water
Drakkar Noir
Dunhill Desire Blue
Dunhill Desire Red
Eau de L'Occitan
Encre Noire
Escada Magnetism for Man
Franck Olivier Black Touch
Franck Olivier Sunrise
Full Choke
Graphite Montana
Gucci pour Homme II
Hanae Mori HiM
Hanae Mori HM
Hommage a L'Homme Lalique
Homme Exceptionnel Mont Blanc
Horizon Laroche
Issey Miyake Bleu
Jacomo de Jacomo
Jacomo Rouge
Jacques Fath pour L'Homme
Jaguar Original
Jaïpur Homme
Jil Sander Pure Man (The Essentials)
Jil Sander Scent'79 (The Essentials)
Lalique Encre Noire
Lanvin Avant Garde
Lanvin l'Homme
Lanvin l'Homme Sport
L'Essence de Cerruti pour homme
Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
Lomani Body and Soul
Lomani Network 1
Lomani pour Homme
Mauboussin M Generation
Mauboussin pour Homme
Maxim's Pour Homme
Midnight in Paris
Mont Blanc Individuel
Mont Blanc Starwalker
Montana Parfum d'Homme (redbox)
Mugler Cologne
Nemo Cacharel
One Man Show Bogart
Oscar Pour Lui
Paco by Paco Rabanne
Paco Rabanne XS
Paul Smith Story
R by Revillon
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Rochas Man
Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle
Salvador Dali pour Homme
Salvatore Ferragamo pour Homme
Silver Scent
Solara Homme
Ted Lapidus
Ted Lapidus Altamir
Ted Lapidus Black Extreme
Thallium
Thallium Black
Tsar
Ulric de Varens Action
Ungaro Apparition Intense
Ungaro III
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
Vermeil pour Homme
Vertical Limit
Vizzari for Men
Yang Jaques Fath
Yatagan
Zizanie
 

chopwet

Basenotes Dependent
Jun 14, 2012
In no particular order, I think these 5 would give one a good spread of options, there are others in the list that I love but these are quite wearable. You should add Cacharel pour L'homme to the list, it's a great one

1 - Caron pour un Homme
2 - Havana
3 - Hommage a L'Homme Lalique
4 - Jaïpur Homme
5 - Rive Gauche pour Homme
 
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DuNezDeBuzier

Basenotes Dependent
Nov 7, 2009
On point: Azzaro pH, Yatagan, Havana, Versace L'Homme, Elsha 1776 Russian Leather (not on list - should be!)

If time travel were possible, I'd go back to the time before I began accumulating bottles and I'd have this conversation with myself concerning that list:
- If nothing I suggest changes your behavior, you will acquire over 70 of these.
- You will later give away, throw away, sell or try to sell over 40 of those.
- You will acquire more expensive fragrances. Many of them. This cannot be helped!
- You'll see significant overlap between some of these more expensive acquisitions and some 'cheapies' on this list, making those listed lesser 'must haves'.
- Based on your tastes and how you've valued all your acquisitions relative to one another... and remembering, generally, that older/vintage works better for you...go get the following groupings, in order:

1. Most Appreciated / Highest Regard - Azzaro pH, Yatagan
2. Appreciated / Highly Regarded - Havana, Versace L'Homme, Elsha 1776 Russian Leather (not on list - should be!)
3. Then get these - Aramis, Visit, Bijan for Men, Bogart PH, Bulgari Black, Caron Third Man, Jaïpur Homme, Maxim's pH, Montana Parfum d'Homme (redbox) <not necessary, if you get Havana>, Tabac Original, Vermeil pH <not necessary if you have Davidoff '84>
4. You will find enjoyment from the following and consider them 'keepers', but given other fragrances you will have acquired, most all these are certainly not 'must haves' for you and arguably are not even necessary: 4711, Agua Brava, Catalyst <not necessary if you have Dunhill Edition>, L'Elbolaro Meharees <not necessary if you have Musc Ravageur>, Nicole Miller for Men <not necessary if you have LeDandy>, Old Spice, One Man Show Bogart, Perfumer's Workshop Tea Rose, Pinaud Clubman Special Reserve, Pino Silvestre, PS by Paul Sebastian, Quorum, Rive Gauche pH, Ungaro III

Sometimes, we overthink these things!
 

freewheelingvagabond

Basenotes Institution
Jun 10, 2012
Somewhere in this forum there is a thread titled: 'Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men' by Andrewthecologneguy. This thread ends with a list of all scents mentioned in this thread. Show from this list your 'absolute Must-Haves' (if present!)

The List:
Aramis
Azzaro pour Homme
Bogart
Bulgari Black
Burberry London
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third Man
Dirty English
Eau de L'Occitan
Encre Noire
Gucci pour Homme II
Havana
Jacomo de Jacomo
Jaïpur Homme
JHL
Midnight in Paris
New West for Him by Aramis
Quorum
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Tsar
Tuscany by Aramis
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
Vermeil pour Homme
Versace Dreamer
Versace L'Homme
Yatagan

These are the ones I like.
 

badarun

Basenotes Institution
Jan 15, 2013
Just these :)

Azzaro pour Homme

Bogart
Bogart PH
Boucheron pour Homme
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third Man
Gianfranco Ferre for Man
Havana
Jaïpur Homme
Lalique Encre Noire
Montana Parfum d'Homme (redbox)
Old Spice
One Man Show Bogart
Quorum
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Salvador Dali pour Homme
Ted Lapidus
Tsar
Tuscany by Aramis
Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme
Versace L'Homme
Yatagan
Zino
 

Trauerkraut

Basenotes Institution
Nov 14, 2009
...thank you all for your cooperation: for now I have enough potential candidates to try out...!
 

jss

Basenotes Dependent
Dec 28, 2008
From the list

900 by Aramis
Acqua Classica Borsari
Aramis
Caron pour un Homme
Caron Third
Eau de L'Occitan
Giorgio for Men
Grey Flannel
Jacomo de Jacomo
Jacques Fath pour L'Homme
Jovan Musk For Men
Mugler Cologne
Paco by Paco Rabanne
Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur
Rive Gauche pour Homme
Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle
Salvador Dali pour Homme
Tabac Original
Ungaro III
Versace L'Homme
Yatagan
Zino
 

Rashômon

Basenotes Junkie
Feb 20, 2015
Caron PUH
Caron Le 3e Homme
Caron Yatagan
Cool Water
Mugler Cologne
YSL Rive Gauche Pour Homme
 

ScottW

Basenotes Dependent
Feb 12, 2014
There are many on that list that are FBW / keepers for me. Being much more stringent here than I am with my own collection...

Azzaro pour Homme
Caron Third Man
Gucci pour Homme II
Havana
Mugler Cologne
Yatagan
 

mr. reasonable

Basenotes Dependent
Jan 1, 2009
I own these - all good. My only 'must haves' in bold. :)

Aramis

Bulgari Black

Caron pour un Homme

Caron Third Man

Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood

Maxim's Pour Homme

Pino Silvestre

Rive Gauche pour Homme

Roger & Gallet Jean Marie Farina Extra Vielle

Tuscany by Aramis
 

The Colognnoisseur

Basenotes Institution
Apr 7, 2013
Somewhere in this forum there is a thread titled: 'Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men' by Andrewthecologneguy. This thread ends with a list of all scents mentioned in this thread. Show from this list your 'absolute Must-Haves' (if present!)

The List:

Azzaro Chrome
Azzaro pour Homme
Bulgari Black
Burberry London
Carbone de Balmain
Chopard Noble Cedar
Chopard Noble Vetiver
Ck One
Curve
Davidoff Cool Water
Diesel Plus Plus
Drakkar Noir
Eau de L'Occitan
Grey Flannel
Gucci pour Homme II
Halston 1-12
Halston Amber Man
Halston Z-14
Hanae Mori HiM
Hanae Mori HM
Hommage a L'Homme Lalique
John Varvatos (original)
Kenneth Cole Black
Lalique Encre Noire
Lanvin Avant Garde
Midnight in Paris
Mont Blanc Individuel
Nautica Voyage
Obsession CK
Paco by Paco Rabanne
Paco Rabanne XS
Perry Ellis 360° White
Quorum
Tommy Bahama For Men
Tommy Hilfiger Tommy
Versace Dreamer
Versace Pour Homme

These for me from the list provided.
 
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