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  • Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum by Chanel

    by Zealot Crusader

    I said my piece on the whys and wherefores of the Bleu de Chanel (2010) line on the entry for the original eau de toilette that launched it, and despite every indication from the learned and scrupled crowd of male fragrance connoisseurs here on Basen...More

  • Rahät Loukoum by Serge Lutens

    by mattmorris

    I like to think I’m critical and articulate when it comes to reflecting on my experiences of perfumes. And yet, there are, knowingly, a couple of blind spots within which I maintain nothing close to rigor or objectivity. The first is Serge Lutens, as...More

  • Labdanum 18 / Ciste 18 by Le Labo

    by Starblind

    A much more refined version of Musc Ravageur or a slightly tamed update of Shalimar. Either way, I prefer it to either of those and to Helmut Lang EDP as well. This is a scent that will accompany you softly, instead of wearing you or wearing you out....More

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