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    Re: Any unique Lavender scents?

    Amouage Sunshine. Fast becoming one of my favourite scents after the initial blast.

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    Re: The most disgusting, repulsive fragrances:

    Amouage Sunshine Man on first spray. After 20 mins it becomes an magical fragrance. But those few minutes. Rank.

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  3. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    11 sprays of Amouage Sunshine.

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    Re: Today I bought July 2016

    Amouage Sunshine and Jub

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    Re: Today I bought July 2016

    Amouage Sunshine Man - I know it gets some stick but it fills a hole in my collection. Something different.

    As much as I adored Epic Man I missed the boat and now don't have the confidence to...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Tabac Rouge. Stunning.

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    Re: More Compliments: ADG or VPH?

    Versace but all but one came from my wife who adores it. Sadly the other came from my daughter :(

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    Re: Picking a bottle for my brother

    If he's eighteen I would go with something young and vibrant. He already has a fresh(ish) scent in Cool Water otherwise ADG Essenza or Issey Miyake are great.

    Maybe something sweeter. Rochas Man...
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    Re: So How Many of You Have Not Smelled Kouros?

    Never. I'd like to smell the original and Body Kouros.

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  10. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Kilian Rose Oud this afternoon.

    12 sprays of Guerlain Homme L'Eau Boisee this morning. Thought it was going to be sunny.

    Dissapointed :(

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  11. Re: How do I make sure to order an older batch of DHI? Pre 2014? Which store?

    Most sellers know if they have a vintage bottle and will list and price it accordingly.

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  12. Re: How do I make sure to order an older batch of DHI? Pre 2014? Which store?

    I own 2011/2012/2014 bottles and they all smell good, project and last the day :)

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  13. Re: How do I make sure to order an older batch of DHI? Pre 2014? Which store?

    EBay. You'll probably pay over the odds though.

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    Re: Most beastly scents

    Ha ha fortunately I work alone in an office and warehouse so the only person I'm choking is myself [emoji1]

    ...and at 5 sprays it certainly is.

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    Re: Most beastly scents

    Oud Ispahan. I'm an oversprayer and with this even I can only manage 5 sprays. Projects like crazy and last till the next day.

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  16. Re: I done gone done it. Impulse buy: Dior Homme Parfum

    Love it. Logical progression of the Dior Homme line. Definitely along the lines of Intense bit a little more masculine with the leather. Very nice.

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  17. Re: Guerlain Homme edt or gh Intense EDP or l eau boise??

    I made the same choice a few months back and opted for Boisee.

    I sampled all 3 and found it to be most suited to the summer which is what I wanted.

    I don't get much mint. Just a sharp citrus...
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    Re: Mancera - Manufacturing Fault

    Thanks for all the replies. Looks like I'm not the only one then.

    All my bottles seem to unscrew but they do up tight. CB doesn't even need unscrewing just a firm pull on the sprayer and hey...
  19. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    12 Sprays of Amouage Reflection Man in the morning. 5-6 more at lunch.

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  20. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    Wow they're some impressive additions... one to add is Encre Noire Sport. Better than the original imo.

    Another I didn't see mentioned is Mugler Cologne. Just bought a back up bottle of it in the...
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    Re: Mancera - Manufacturing Fault

    I wish I had realised before turning the bottle on its side. Definitely after it leaking the first time. What a donut!

    I was looking at purchasing Kumkat Wood, Roses and Chocolate, and Aoud Lemon...
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    Re: Need hep deciding..

    I would have said GV. Fantastic fragrance.

    Eau Sauvage is a good suggestion. Not many people I know that wear it. I'd avoid the Parfum version. Definitely not suited to a humid climate.
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    Re: Mancera - Manufacturing Fault

    Very strange. Being shrink wrapped there would have to have been more than a bit of residue. Where else would all the juice go other than the bottle being tampered with.

    Unfortunately I purchased...
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    Mancera - Manufacturing Fault

    Has anyone had problems with where their sprayer screws on to the bottle?

    I own 6-7 bottles from the range. On my bottle of Cedrat Boise the sprayer just falls off. The whole thing.

    The first...
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    Fahrenheit Parfum

    Did the same.

    Slightly different but I don't need both.

    Well... maybe I do [emoji1]

    Edit: Actually the Parfum is projecting more than Absolute and I've always felt the opposite. Might be...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum

    Nice description.

    Absolute is darker and Parfum smoother and to me that's the only difference. Substituting oud and vanilla.

    I don't get any myrhh in Absolute. Not that much oud either to be...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum

    Yes totally agree based on the notes. My nose certainly isn't up to the standard of many of the people who frequent Basenotes. After all I love the whole L'Homme Ideal range lol

    They just smell so...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum

    To me Parfum is Absolute plus vanilla :)

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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I've had a couple of good comments on Tabac Rouge.

    For me its definitely a fragrance that stands out. Sweet but not sickly. Very very nice fragrance.

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  30. Re: Joop! Splash - An Awesome and Original Masculine Fresh Fruit

    Thanks for bringing this to my attention. My blind buy arrived this morning and I'm very happy with it.

    It has a similar vibe to Nightflight with a little something which makes it far more...
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    Poll: Re: Amouage Lyric or Reflection

    Like both quite a lot but Reflection Man for me.

    Just purchased a full bottle in Harrods half price sale.

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    Re: *NEW* L'Homme Prada (2016)

    Very interested to smell this.

    Prada are one of the best and underrated true designer houses.

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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum

    Very similar to Absolute in my opinion. I own both and don't really think there's enough difference.

    Both very nice though.

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    Re: Today I bought July 2016

    Amouage Reflection Man

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  35. Poll: Re: Spicebomb vs Spicebomb Extreme vs Antidote vs L'Occitane Eau des Baux

    And another. Eau Des Baux

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    Re: What 2 Fragrances Go Well Together?

    Demeter Espresso and LIDG but that's about it.

    I like using a fragranced oil or cream like with vetiver and a prominent vetiver perfume. Mainly when the fragrance is too fleeting.

    Sent from...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Versace Pour Homme

    Versace Pour Homme.
    One of my favourite for summer. Great for the really hot days (so no more than a couple of times per year UK)

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  38. Re: Joop! Splash - An Awesome and Original Masculine Fresh Fruit

    x2 cheap and looks interesting. Looking forward to smelling it.

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    Poll: Re: Which summer scent?

    Point taken. I agree... should have put pre and post reformulation.

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    Re: The most disgusting, repulsive fragrances:

    Cartier Declaration d'un Soir Intense.

    The only frag I've ever had to scrub.

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    Poll: Re: Which summer scent?

    Dior Homme Sport - Either the vintage or new formulation.
  42. Re: What are the best clones you have experienced first-hand?

    2ND Armaf CNIM, L'erbolario, and Rasasi LYPH.

    That's if we're talking about the French manufactured Armaf Club Nuit. I bought a back up bottle without realising the difference and it smells...
  43. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Luna Rossa Extreme followed by 5 sprays an hour later.

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  44. Re: What is the most beautiful fragrance that you ever smell...

    Geir Ness
    Oud Ispahan
    Kilian Rose Oud
    Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait
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    ..
    .

    Actually I could go on forever. Too many to narrow it down.
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    Re: Top 10 Designer Fragrance House

    Dior
    Tom Ford
    Prada
    Lalique???
    Mont Blanc?
    DSquared
    Hermes
    YSL
    Mugler
    CDG
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    That's funny my opinion of Chanel is the complete opposite. They have no longevity or projection on my skin. Even Sycomore isn't as good as I hoped.

    I've often wondered why. Is there something...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Armaf Club Nuit Intense Man - Made in France

    More compliments than my decant of Aventus ever got me.

    Second Guerlain L'Instant (LIDG) layered with a espresso body lotion.
    More compliments...
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    14 sprays of L'Homme Ideal Parfum.

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    Re: Favorite Aftershaves......

    A few of my favourites...

    Brut Aquatonic - takes me back to my childhood.

    Fahrenheit (1997 bottle)

    Woods of Windsor
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    Re: Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    The best of Chanel's male offerings. I own PE and Legend and Legend Intense.

    PE beats Mont Blanc by a hair. I like the touch of sweetness with MB but PE has what's been described as a metallic...
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    Re: Need help deciding.

    Cedrat Boise.

    I like Sauvage but it's a bit boring unlike Eau Sauvage which, even after reformulations, is still excellent.
  52. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    11 sprays of Oud Ispahan
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    Re: Today I bought July 2016

    Tabac Rouge after loving the sample.

    Thanks to BN for the recommendation.
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    Re: What is you favorite Mancera Fragrance?

    Sand roses is nice.

    Black to Black is probably my least favourite so far.

    Gold Intensitive my favourite.

    I want to try the new Gold Prestigium and Aoud Lemon Mint.
  55. Thread: Best Vetiver

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    Poll: Re: Best Vetiver

    This in terms of their scent alone.

    If projection is a factor then the other way around.
  56. Re: What was the last scent you fell REALLY hard for? Is it still a favorite?

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver EDP. This one really grabbed me.

    Another one to note is Jaipur. Not one of my favourites now but first time I smelled it I had to have it.
  57. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Mancera

    Aoud Sand Roses
    Black to Black
    Black Intensitive Aoud

    All nice typical Mancera Aouds.
  58. Re: Vetiver fragrances ( easy to find ) similar to Guerlain H. Boisee and Sel de Vetiver, rcmdtions.

    X2 Encre Noire Sport and Infusion De Vetiver. The second is a very clean soapy vetiver.

    I don't get any vetiver in Eau Sauvage Parfum. Very musty smelling. One of the few frags I own and do not...
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    Re: Do you spray perfume on your hair?

    Ha ha was going to say the same thing. I spray the tops of my arms though. Fleeting scents always last longer there due the hair.

    I also spray another hairy area when my wife and I have a house...
  60. Re: L'Homme Idéal EDP - when the hell is it coming to Australia?

    Wish I knew someone who travelled to and from Dubai. I'd need to pay them for extra luggage lol. Envious!
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    Re: What are the best Aquatic fragrances??

    While the thread has been brought back from the death....

    Aqua Fahrenheit
    Nautica Voyage
    DHS

    All last better than any other aquatics in my collection.
  62. Re: L'Homme Idéal EDP - when the hell is it coming to Australia?

    Are you saying your brother is ripping you off???? :)

    I picked up a bottle in the UK a couple of months back. With a discount voucher I think it was around £55. Very fair price over here.

    Also...
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    Re: Tom Ford Performance?

    Grey Vetiver EDP... great projection for the first few hours then dies down but last a good 8-10 hours on my skin.
  64. Re: silver scent? silver scent intense??? opinions? longevity?

    Only own and tried Silver Scent original and it is nuclear. Quite a cheap smelling fragrance but I like it. Very sweet almost bubblegum smelling.

    Out of the Bogart's I own second only to Pour...
  65. Re: Best Guerlain from all Homme and L'Homme series

    x2 in fact no modern mens Guerlain last on me. Boisee smells great but is gone in an hour.

    I'm saving it for a really hot day in the hope it works better on my skin.

    Second to that is LIDGE. I...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    Wow I appreciate all the recommendations. Tabac Rouge is definitely going to get sampled. A few others that I've never considered too.

    Going to take a list down with me lol. Certainly a lot to...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    Vetiver Insolent looks quite nice. I often see Miller Harris going cheap on eBay. Doubt they get have ever been faked.

    Thanks for the info Kagey. Festival starts at 1pm so plenty of time for...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    The note breakdown for Mancera Prestigium Gold look really interesting. Right up my street. Can't see much feedback on it probably due to it being fairly new.

    Cherugi is another one I've looked at...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    How close is Tabac Rouge compared to Tobacco Vanille?

    I've sampled TV and was really impressed with its longevity. I was catching the odd waft of vanilla for 12+ hours. Really nice scent. Never...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    I like the look of Duro. Definitely on my to try list.
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    Yes in the UK thanks. I've never heard of Murdock London. Another I'll look into thanks.

    I am in London for a festival in a couple of weeks and plan on killing two birds with one stone with a...
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    Re: Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    Thanks for the quick replies.

    I'll look now at the note breakdown for the Mancera and Montale.

    I already own Terre D'Hermes Parfum, L'Instant EDT and Extreme (vintage), plus L'Erbolario Mehrees...
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    Another... pls help me find a fragrance

    Hi... first I will apologize as I know these threads must frustrate you all.

    I am on this forum daily. Love reading all your opinion of fragrances and many buys have been based on people's...
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    Uk - dior homme sport - £25 @ tesco

    Haven't seen Dior Homme Sport this cheap anywhere before. Fortunately I was on the look out for another bottle. 50ml.

    :)
    ...
  75. Re: What fragrance can you literally wear everyday and never get tired of?

    Anything light and fresh. Dior Homme sport, Versace Pour Homme, Geir Ness, Mugler Cologne... but also any fragrance which is not cloying and smells natural like LIDGE or Jaipur.
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    Re: strongest most potent male fragrance?

    Xeryus Rouge... I like strong fragrances but that stuff blows me away. Nuclear.
  77. Re: New here I may need some suggestions for winter/fall fragrance?

    Second AMen, Lolita Lempika Masculine, Jaipur, Pi, and possibly my favourite... http://www.basenotes.net/ID26132222.html
  78. Re: Fragrances for Tropical Climate that is NOT an AQUATIC?

    I think a lot depends upon how much you apply... beyond that it is subjective.
  79. Re: Fragrances for Tropical Climate that is NOT an AQUATIC?

    Platinum Egoiste, Creed Aventus, Mugler Cologne...
  80. Re: CK One: Please recommend an analogous fragrance.

    Try Silver by Al Rehad for a cheapie. They do an EDP spray which is layer with the oil. It costs pennies, smells pretty good, and lasts days.
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    Re: Being told a certain fragrance 'suits you'

    Received the same comment this morning from a female friend. Scent in question... Oud Wood. Funny world.
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    Re: Pure malt vs acqua fahrenheit (dior)

    I love Aqua Fahrenheit. Not sure why but it just hits the right note with me. Pure Malt not so much... Pure Havane is a different story. Are you sure this isn't the one you are referring to with the...
  83. Re: Casual Shoes - what do you wear, and also please give advice

    I wear canvas shoes a lot but for casual leather shoes I own a few pairs from Base London who have a really nice range. My favourite are these.
  84. Re: Anyone try these $9.99 (total) knock offs (100 ml) ?

    I'm sure they will smell good at first. It is usually after an hour or so that many fake/dupes end up drying down to a dirty horrible scent. I've tried many and while some are OK most aren't even...
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    Re: Lolita Lempicka?

    Au masculine... Love it. Really nice from top to bottom.
  86. Re: L'artisan parfumeur 'Tea for Two' discontinued - similar scents?

    A month ago 100ml was on sale for just over £30 at an online discounter. Same price as Vanilla Absolument. At the time I didn't want to blind buy it but now wish I had :cry:
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    Re: your 5 colognes that James Bond would wear

    Crown Town and Country
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    Re: Layering? Share your combos.

    Amen and Bogart pour Homme (easy on both). Other than that I haven't tried much else.
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    Re: Tell me your story. (happy 100th post to me)

    Maybe I'll have a story in a couple of years but for now I'm happy finding new scents which I enjoy.
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    Re: Do you keep the box?

    All mine are boxed within another black storage box. If you plan on having a few and them lasting a few years best to take precautions imo.
  91. Re: 19 year old looking for 2 or 3 more fragrances...

    Casual: Ferrari Black or Perry Ellis 360 Red
    Clubs: 1 Million or Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin or The Dreamer
    Wedding: L'Erbolario Meharees or Egoiste
  92. Re: Five Cheap Classics (for a newcomer) your pick?

    Bogart pour Homme (weirdly goes great with amen)
    Cool Water
    Animale Animale
    Ted Lapidus Black Soul
    Perry Ellis Red
    Polo Sport
    Ferrari Black

    Not quite in with the older vibe but frags I...
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    Re: Which one of these should I buy?

    OK got you. There are a few good prices not listed on the offer page you linked to. I like Ferrari Black or Versace Blue Jeans. Still cheaper online though :(
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    Re: Which one of these should I buy?

    Most of the deals are comparable with other sites so why not look around and choose something that you really want. Out of the list I would opt for Givenchy Gentleman.
  95. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    BENZGANESH'S FRAGRANCE WARDROBE

    Current Wardrobe:

    Jaipur Homme
    Lalique White
    OPUS VI (not yet smelt this but on my list)

    Previously owned (to make up the numbers)
    Dune pour Homme
  96. Re: Beginning of Autumn/Fall - Your Top 10 (Designer) Rotation

    Opium
    Egoiste
    Jaipur
    Amen plus flankers
    Lolita Lempika
    Pi
    Xeryus Rouge
    DHI
    Dreamer
    Fahrenheit
  97. Re: Beginning of Autumn/Fall - Your Top 10 (Designer) Rotation

    Opium
    Egoiste
    Jaipur
    Amen plus flankers
    Lolita Lempika
    Pi
    Xeryus Rouge
    DHI
    Dreamer
    Fahrenheit
  98. Thread: Help

    by HowardUK
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    Re: Help

    To be honest I find it hard to distinguish between one run of the mill fresh scent and another but you could try Chrome/Chrome Sport. Don't get me wrong I actually love aquatic/fresh scents and they...
  99. Re: Does one insult the gods of perfumery by avoiding masculine top notes?

    Since recently become more interested in fragrances I have purposely avoided the top notes especially when I am testing a fragrance. I do enjoy top notes but I find if I intentionally smell them I am...
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    Re: Al Rehab Silver application?

    They make an EDP spray too.
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