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    Re: Caron Yatagan - your views

    Nice description pigeon.
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    Re: Caron Yatagan - your views

    Hi guys.

    Thanks for taking time out to share your views on this fragrance. Really appreciate it.

    Will let you have my observations on the fragrance when it arrives.

    I was really looking...
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    Re: Caron Yatagan - your views

    I've gone for it blind.

    I'm an optimistic guy. I'm expecting to be impressed with this fragrance.
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    Re: Caron Yatagan - your views

    Ok awesome guys thanks so much for the comments.

    Sounds like something I should definitely try!

    However, as some of you have pointed out, it is fairly affordable so I could just hedge my bets...
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    Caron Yatagan - your views

    How highly do you guys rate this fragrance?

    Thinking about getting a blind buy!

    Looking for another masculine, sexy winter fragrance with good longevity (although not cloying), which I can...
  6. Re: Forget about The Lynx Effect...It should be The Antaeus Effect!

    Ok cheers Levente, I will look your review up!
  7. Forget about The Lynx Effect...It should be The Antaeus Effect!

    Ok, sign me up....I am now officially declaring myself part of the "Chanel Antaeus fan club" on Basenotes. You guys have another member.

    What an uber-masculine and incredibly sexy fragrance! I...
  8. Five All-Time Masculine Classics every man should try at least once...

    Ok gentlemen, here is my top 5 in no particular order: -

    1) YSL Kouros
    2) YSL Rive Gauche
    3) Creed BdP
    4) Chanel Antaeus
    5) Old Spice

    Honourable mention to Caron Yatagan.
  9. If you had to go through life with just three fragrances...

    what would be your three?
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    Your top 3 favourite unisex fragrances

    Your top 3
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    Poll: Re: Your favourite Chanel fragrance for men

    Got a feeling its going to be neck and neck between the two big hitters Antaeus and L'Egoiste!
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    Poll: Your favourite Chanel fragrance for men

    Cast your vote!
  13. What is the most masculine fragrance you own?

    Rive Gauche PH
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    Re: Gris Clair: yay or nay?

    Thanks for all your comments so far.
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    Re: Gris Clair: yay or nay?

    Thanks Paul.

    Helpful comments.
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    Re: Gris Clair: yay or nay?

    thanks rtamara41!
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    Gris Clair: yay or nay?

    Guys do you recommend this scent?

    How long does the lavender stay with you? Is the lavender note quite persistent?

    Is it linear or does it evolve?

    Does it elicit many compliments?

    Can...
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    Re: All things Lavender

    Thanks for the replies so far guys. Keep them coming!

    Have been thinking recently about a sneaky purchase of SL Gris Clair but you guys have definitely given me some other options to weigh up.
    ...
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    All things Lavender

    Guys what are your all time favourite lavender fragrances?
  20. The only 2 fragrances that I have routinely & regularly got compliments from women on

    (1) Rive Gauche PH
    (2) YSL Kouros

    I don't know what it is about these two particular fragrances but women absolutely seem to love the smell!
  21. Re: A few questions for those who own Muscs Koublai Khan

    ;) :)
  22. A few questions for those who own Muscs Koublai Khan

    Few questions:

    How would you sum up this frangrance?

    What are the best occasions to where it?

    Ever received any compliments from wearing it/what kind of comments does this fragrance elicit...
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    Your all time most complimented fragrance?

    Mine is Kouros
  24. Re: All time greatest Top 5 daytime fragrances for the office that women love on a man...

    what about BdP in the office?
  25. All time greatest Top 5 daytime fragrances for the office that women love on a man...

    What do you guys think?

    Edited Giraffe!
  26. You can add just one more frag to your collection this year...

    That you have never owned.

    What would you go for?
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    The Top Threes

    List your top three fragrances for each scenario: -

    (1) Best daytime

    (2) Best evening

    (3) Most masculine

    (4) Biggest compliment getters
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    Underrated fragrances on Basenotes

    Which fragrances do you regard as not getting the deserved praise or enough worthy mention (or indeed any mention at all) here on Basenotes?
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    Re: Creed Bois de Portugal: where to buy?

    Many thanks for your responses.

    My mistake, it must have been 75ml for £85.00. I am based in Tunbridge Wells in the UK and the department store was Fenwicks.

    I will check out...
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    Creed Bois de Portugal: where to buy?

    That ships to the UK. The only place I can find that stocks it close to me is selling 50ml for £85 ($160). Obviously this is a bit expensive and I would prefer to pay US prices and ship to the UK...
  31. Re: If you had to choose: Fumerie Turque -vs- Bois de Portugal

    Thanks for your responses.

    Fumerie Turque certainly seems to be flavour of the month here!
  32. If you had to choose: Fumerie Turque -vs- Bois de Portugal

    Of these two fragrances, which do you prefer and why.
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    Sticky: Re: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    Haha! Thanks! (I am male) ;)
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    Sticky: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    Me:

    (1) Gris Clair
    (2) Kouros
    (3) Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    (4) Musc Ravageur
    (5) Voleur de Roses
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    Re: Finest Serge Lutens frag for men !!!!

    Oh and I just thought I would mention

    Fumerie Turque >>>>>>>>>>>>>> Chergui !
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    Re: Finest Serge Lutens frag for men !!!!

    Top 5 Serge Lutens for men IMO: -

    (1) Fumerie Turque
    (2) MKK
    (3) Gris Clair
    (4) Amber Sultan
    (5) Daim Blond

    What a diverse selection!
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    Looking for a dark and evil beast

    If a fragrance could be "dark and evil" which would be the darkest?

    (Suspend your disbelief!) :0)
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    Re: Fumerie Turque... At last!!

    I still can't decide which one to go for: MKK or FT.

    Either way, I am going to be buying blind!
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    Re: The SEXIEST Serge Lutens scent

    Bump!

    Anyone else have a view?
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    Fragrances that bring on a headache

    Does anyone here have experience with a particular fragrance(s) that brings on a headache because, for me, M7 Fresh is particularly headache inducing!
  41. What is the most *unusual* and *unique* fragrance you have EVER tried?

    That nothing else ever comes CLOSE.
  42. Suitable Fresh Fragrances for those sunny Winter days

    (*Mods: have tried using the search facility here for similiar threads but have obviously been blind or useless or both and not found any substantive threads on the subject - please post the...
  43. Re: Looking For One More Designer Frag - A Challenging Request

    I am going to break with convention and say M7 Fresh.

    There are issues with longevity, however.
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    Most Masculine Rose Scent

    Apologies if this has been a thread on this recently (and I sure there probably has been) but what would you guys say is the most masculine rose scent?

    Voleur de Roses?

    It will be interesting...
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    Tea for Two -vs- Fumerie Turque

    Guys, I already own a smokey/sweet scent as in Tea for Two. I have read so many good reviews of Fumerie Turque on here, which I understand is broadly also a smokey/sweet scent.

    My question is,...
  46. Frags to make you feel up when you are feeling down

    Any that you guys can think of?
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    Which fragrance is actually "The King"?

    Is it Creed BdP or YSL Kouros?

    I need to know! :)
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    Which is the most unique fresh fragrance...

    you guys have tried?

    Please don't say M7 Fresh!
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    Re: One scent for the rest of your life.

    MKK Intense
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    Poll: Re: Vote: Top 3 YSL

    Lol no votes at all for Kouros Eau D’Ete.

    Is it really that ordinary?
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    Poll: Vote: Top 3 YSL

    Vote for your top 3.
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    What is the most *seductive and sensual*...

    "lying with your lover by an open fire" kind of scent?
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    Re: Fumerie Turque -vs- Tea for Two

    Hmmm, interesting. Thanks for the feedback.
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    Re: Fumerie Turque -vs- Tea for Two

    By the way, found a beautiful review of FT, attached hereto below:-

    http://boisdejasmin.typepad.com/_/2005/09/perfume_review__20.html

    Fumerie Turque must be the scent that pervades Eugène...
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    Re: Fumerie Turque -vs- Tea for Two

    Thanks for your replies guys.

    Seems that FT wins hands down.

    Would it be correct to say that FT is a lot more complex frag than T4T?
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    Fumerie Turque -vs- Tea for Two

    Which is the superior smoky/sweet scent out of these two heavyweights?
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    USA -vs- Europe: The Best Fragrance Houses

    What is the reason for Europe having superior frangrance houses to that of the the United States?
  58. Re: Which frags are the most difficult to get hold

    Xen have edited my post. As you say, it wasn't that clear.
  59. Which frags are the most difficult to get hold of

    these days?

    Serge Lutens?

    Egoiste?

    M7 Fresh?

    What are considered to be the really RARE frags?
  60. Re: Completely random choice: Help me make a blind

    Haha. Thanks everyone for the feedback. BdP it is!! :D
  61. Re: Completely random choice: Help me make a blind

    Thanks. That was really helpful.
  62. Re: Completely random choice: Help me make a blind

    Guys (and girls) thanks for the replies so far. Your comments on MKK are laugh out loud funny! *;D

    Indeed this is the most random poll of fragrances ever! I suppose I am looking for a general all...
  63. Completely random choice: Help me make a blind buy

    please and thanks. *:D
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    Re: a L'Artisan that lasts?!

    I can vouch for the two I own: TfT and VdR - last ages on me. 8+ hours

    :D
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    Re: What is the *classiest* scent you know of...

    I really would love to sample Egoiste.

    It is no longer commercially available in the UK.

    I have heard it said before, however, that Egoiste is more appropriate for the 40+ crowd?
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    What is the *classiest* scent you know of...

    that doesn't elicit any "old man" comments?

    Do you guys know what I mean? Some of the classy scents that immediatelty spring to mind (i.e. BdP or Rive Gauche PH) can sometimes appear a bit old...
  67. Re: Your favourite smoky/sweet scent from this lis

    I'll add it to the list!
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    Re: *Great men's fragrances for women to wear

    YSL KOUROS
  69. The most NATURAL smelling frag you have ever smelt

    Any opinions?
  70. Your favourite smoky/sweet scent from this list

    :D
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    Re: Gris Clair - was I mistaken or what!

    This is by far my favourite summer scent.

    I have to add that all I get with this scent is compliments, compliments, compliments. 8-)

    Definitely the softest and most wearable Serge Lutens and...
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    I see some of you are trying to dethrone The King :D

    For me Kouros is the best fragrance of all time - but then that is another thread altogether.

    Worst fragrance of all time? Could not say.
    ...
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    M7 Fresh: dissapointing

    There is nothing particularly distinctive about this scent and it does not last more than an hour.

    Any other dissenters?
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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    VdR - the perfect rain scent

    http://secondlooks.net/Gallery2/FlowerGarden/images/rainredrose.jpg
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    Re: Musc Ravageur: your views

    Good Review.
  76. Re: Anyone here rate Kouros as their #1 fragrance?

    Join the club MM!
  77. Re: Anyone here rate Kouros as their #1 fragrance?

    SixCats you are a man of IMPECCABLE taste! ;)
  78. Anyone here rate Kouros as their #1 fragrance?

    Just interested to see who the Kouros hardcore following is here.
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    YOUR CURRENT TOP 3 DESIGNER FRAGS

    Mine.

    1) Kouros - I am so grateful to this community for talking so much about this fragrance (good and bad) that I had to go and see what all the
    fuss was about, because I absolutely love it....
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    Re: POST YOUR COMPLIMENTS HERE

    Haha Stuigi - I was wearing YSL Kouros. She loved it! 8-)
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    POST YOUR COMPLIMENTS HERE

    Let's keep this regularly updated of your recent compliments and the fragrance you were wearing when you were complimented.

    Today (1st June 2006) I was wearing Kouros and was told that I smelt...
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    Musc Ravageur: your views

    I have a sample of this.

    Would I be going too far if I was to say that this is one of the sexiest scents ever?
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    Re: The SEXIEST Serge Lutens scent

    Thanks for the replies.

    I take it that MKK is not a fragrance one would wear to work then? :D
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    The SEXIEST Serge Lutens scent

    Your views
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    YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE FRAGRANCE

    In your collection.

    Which one?
  86. Re: Battle of the Compliments: Designer -vs- Niche

    Today I must have received literally about 5 minutes worth of compliments about how much this particular fragrance I was wearing was making her feel very "sexual" (sorry to lower the tone but on a...
  87. Re: Battle of the Compliments: Designer -vs- Niche

    Yeah, you nailed it. I think that sums it up for me.
  88. Battle of the Compliments: Designer -vs- Niche

    Does anyone else here find that their designer frags garnish more compliments than their expensive niche frags?
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    Re: Most Unique Frag

    I also find Kouros to be quite unique actually.

    MKK also
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    Tea for Two --> overrated?

    I know this is a HUGE favourite here but is there anyone else here who is not a massive fan?

    I personally find it to be a bit too sweet, femine and linear to be a top contender for me.

    Anyone...
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    Re: The many faces of Kouros

    I haven't tried all the other Kouros variants but I wouldn't be surprised if none of them had the "X" factor of the original.

    I certainly know that Body Kouros doesn't. It is officially the most...
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    Re: M7 Fresh is $19.99 at Marshall's

    Dammit you guys are lucky that you do not live in the most expensive place in the World, the UK.

    We have to pay about £45 for M7 Fresh here which translates to US$100+

    :o
  93. Which frag best smells/reminds you of "Spring"?

    For winter's rains and ruins are over,
    And all the season of snows and sins;
    The days dividing lover and lover,
    The light that loses, the night that wins;
    And time remembered is grief forgotten,...
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    Re: The perfect bar hopping / clubbing fragrance

    Rive Gauche PH or A*Men
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    Is there a consensus: >short lasting frags

    I know that it depends a lot on skin chemistry.

    That notwithstanding, I have seen a lot of people mention here that Dzing! does not last, which having
    sampled it previously, I agree with.

    Are...
  96. Re: What to wear on a first date with a beautiful

    a light spray of Rive Gauche IMO
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    Re: rainy day cologne

    Voleur de Roses

    I love the descriptions of VdR in the directory from Messrs tigrushka, AZSmells and Jeff H :-

    "Voleur de Roses...takes me to a leisurely bare-foot walk in a charmingly unkempt...
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    Top 3 most masculine scents

    1. Kouros
    2. Rive Gauche PH
    3. Bois du Portugal

    :D
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    Re: Dark, Mysterious, Seductive, Hypnotic

    Fumerie Turque
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    Serge Lutens Fumerie Turque -vs- Chergui

    These two sound quite similar on paper. What is the major difference between them?

    If you had to choose which one would you say you prefer?

    Thank you.
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