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  1. Thread: Hello.

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    Hello ...

    ... is it me you're looking for?

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  2. Thread: Vintage.

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    Re: Vintage.

    Exactly. I mistakingly took the green bottle in the 6th picture to be a vtg splash bottle of Tendre Poison. But it was just the Versace (?) one from the 5th pic.
    In the 5th picture the YSL looks...
  3. Thread: Vintage.

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    Oops!

    Oops!
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    Why insist on buying the modern formula, when...

    Why insist on buying the modern formula,
    when the vintage is so easily obtained? :confused:
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    It says Parfum de Toilette right there on the...

    It says Parfum de Toilette right there on the bottle ... and yes, it's very vintage. :thumbsup:
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    Never sniffed the new stuff. I have vintage - so...

    Never sniffed the new stuff. I have vintage - so I'm good! :beer:
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    Hell yeah. They've hit it big with their luxury...

    Hell yeah. They've hit it big with their luxury street wear.
    I desperately want both the Rottweiler and Shark sweats
    and tees. Long sold out, sadly!

    The religious prints from their newest male...
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    Now that was unexpected. Fine frag, though....

    Now that was unexpected. Fine frag, though. :thumbsup:
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    Cheap vintage Xeryus is almost always avaliable...

    Cheap vintage Xeryus is almost always avaliable in eBay. And that's much preferable to Joop! Homme in any shape or form. I love them both, but to compare them is like comparing the taste of bog water...
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    I see remarkably few mentions of Egoiste up in...

    I see remarkably few mentions of Egoiste up in here, gentlemen. *tsk tsk tsk*

    Other than that, Fahrenheit is still going strong on its 25th year. A true modern day classic.

    Antaeus is another...
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    GIVENCHY One of my fave houses both when it...

    GIVENCHY

    One of my fave houses both when it comes to frags and haute couture.
    That said, the ocean of flankers, especially their female frags, almost all
    have needs to stop.
    And all these...
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    Child, you're in desperate need of some Égoïste!

    Child, you're in desperate need of some Égoïste!
  13. My kinda guy! Poison rocks! :thumbsup:

    My kinda guy!

    Poison rocks! :thumbsup:
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    Dior's Dune pour Homme.

    Dior's Dune pour Homme.
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    BdI is quite male friendly. You like Pour...

    BdI is quite male friendly. You like Pour Monsieur. BdI has the same kind of vintage vibe going on.
    Not that they are alike in smell, but they share that classic, vintage touch of the old days.
    I...
  16. At work I wear male scents only. But in my...

    At work I wear male scents only. But in my freetime I use mostly female ones.

    Especially Poison; Chanel N°5; Ysatis; Dioressence; Calèche; Madame Rochas;
    Arpège; Mitsouko; Shalimar; Fendi; Bois...
  17. Cool story! :thumbsup: What's the fragrance?! ...

    Cool story! :thumbsup: What's the fragrance?!

    I've done alot of good deals on various flea markets. The best one ever, was this old man with a big box full of old perfumes. Most of the visible...
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    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/imag...

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/images/mitsouko_detail.jpg

    Are there really any others?!
  19. Eau Noire de Christian Dior Tired bog water...

    Eau Noire de Christian Dior

    Tired bog water with a touch of exotic spices [READ: curry!]
  20. Great question indeed. If I could only buy five...

    Great question indeed. If I could only buy five more vintage
    perfumes in my life, I'll have to go with these babies - all of
    which are sadly missing in my collection as of now.

    Bois Noir
    Tabac...
  21. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v194/outspoken34...

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    :cheesy:
  22. Dune pour Homme is indeed one of the most...

    Dune pour Homme is indeed one of the most neglected mainstream frags on the market.
    That said, it's one of my faves. Like with Ivory it was one of the first bottles I bought,
    so it's extremely...
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    http://www.picgifs.com/graphics/b/beavis-and-butth...

    http://www.picgifs.com/graphics/b/beavis-and-butthead/graphics-beavis-and-butthead-767802.gif

    Best male scent ever ... ta daa!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ5a2JH_BVE
  24. I wanna get you wrong. I once knew a man who wore...

    I wanna get you wrong. I once knew a man who wore PI. I've been a sucker for a man
    in PI ever since.
    Unfortunately, they are getting further and further apart. And now it seems Givenchy
    will pull...
  25. I have lots of clothes from Boss, Hilfiger and...

    I have lots of clothes from Boss, Hilfiger and Lauren. Mostly jumpers,
    hoodies, regular shirts and pants. I loathe most of all their frags, though. ;)
    But however crappy I think their frags are,...
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    Hilarious ... and dead right! How could I forget...

    Hilarious ... and dead right! How could I forget Joop! Homme?!
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    Enter his Grand Ducky duckness ... Who bows down...

    Enter his Grand Ducky duckness ... Who bows down before
    the Wolf in gratitude for the sweet words!

    That was a lot of information. The study of Poison is fierce.
    The Es.dP was sold in apple...
  28. Jaïpur Homme de Boucheron, EdP, is, to me, the...

    Jaïpur Homme de Boucheron, EdP, is, to me, the best vanilla scent on the market.
    And it'll give you well above average sillage and longevity. What's not to love? ;)

    PI de Givenchy. Legendary...
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    Costume National Homme is by far the strongest...

    Costume National Homme is by far the strongest male scent I've ever tried.
    Easily lasts 24 hours on my skin. Easily. And that usually never happens.

    Fire Island by Bond is another monster. Insane...
  30. I don't think Platinum has undergone any major...

    I don't think Platinum has undergone any major changes since it got re-named in the late-90's from Egoiste Platinum to PE. But perfumes are manufactured many places around the world.
    Fx. small...
  31. AAAhahaha! Oh no you didn't! :beer: - - -...

    AAAhahaha! Oh no you didn't! :beer:

    - - - Updated - - -

    Squirming! Squitching and squirming! Hahaha!
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    Poor unfortunate soul! :kiss:

    Poor unfortunate soul! :kiss:
  33. http://www.chengduliving.com/images/freshprince-oo...

    http://www.chengduliving.com/images/freshprince-ooh.gif
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    Exactly! :thumbsup:

    Exactly! :thumbsup:
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    A vintage Amarige de Givenchy, parfum, 'cause I...

    A vintage Amarige de Givenchy, parfum, 'cause I fiddled with my frags drunk.
    If you know Amarige, you can imagine how my apartment reeked for weeks!
  36. Yeah, the Extreme is more gourmand in feel. I...

    Yeah, the Extreme is more gourmand in feel.
    I like it, but the Edition Blanche is my fave.
  37. Poison, pure vintage parfum. Two dabs under...

    Poison, pure vintage parfum.

    Two dabs under each ear, shortly before entering a public bus.
    The lady beside me was squinching and squirting like crazy.
    What the hell was I thinking? I was so...
  38. Dune pour Homme, Dior; Xeryus de Givenchy;...

    Dune pour Homme, Dior; Xeryus de Givenchy; Miracle Homme de Lancôme.

    These bad boys are rarely mentioned anywhere else than the odd top 10 list.
    They are all still available - but preferable in...
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    A good spray of Eau du Soir would stop him dead...

    A good spray of Eau du Soir would stop him dead in his tracks.
    This mama is so sour, he'd scream like a little girl in pure agony!

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  40. Yep, that's quite legit. And congratulations. ...

    Yep, that's quite legit. And congratulations.
    You are now the proud owner of one of the
    arguably best designer creations in history.

    To my knowledge CC has never been faked.
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    Xeryus is a classic 80's fougère. Not quite in...

    Xeryus is a classic 80's fougère. Not quite in the same league as Kouros & Co.
    when it comes to power, but it's most definitely a force to be reckoned with.
    This fragrance screams with an 80's...
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    The sadly discontinued Oblique RWD by Givenchy...

    The sadly discontinued Oblique RWD by Givenchy
    has unbelievable sillage with longevity to match.
    But that would be too much for a nurse anyway.
    N°5 Eau Première could be what you're looking for....
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    Midnight Poison ...

    Midnight Poison

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    Funny, I've been wearing Égoïste since I was 15....

    Funny, I've been wearing Égoïste since I was 15.
    I've always considered it my signature. Now I'm 32,
    so Égoïste is my 17 year old signature scent.

    Try it ... maybe it'll be yours, too?! Even...
  45. LOOOL! I was about to make my own witty comment!...

    LOOOL! I was about to make my own witty comment! :thumbsup:

    My list consists of not so much underrated as neglected frags.
    Most enjoys great respect from the people who knows them.

    Dune pour...
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    Guerlain's male perfumes are just not for me....

    Guerlain's male perfumes are just not for me. Either too obscure or too mainstream.
    Jicky is the one exception, but I consider Jicky unisex and not male per se.

    Guerlain's brilliance lays within...
  47. This post is a treat for the eyes ... :thumbsup:

    This post is a treat for the eyes ... :thumbsup:
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    I've just checked checkcosmetics.net, and it...

    I've just checked checkcosmetics.net, and it claims that 4014 was produced in January 2004.
    So I presume that's the site you're using?
    But that site only goes back so far. Older bottles, like early...
  49. Do that, and then buy Balmain's Carbone instead. ...

    Do that, and then buy Balmain's Carbone instead.
    They smell almost identical with prices miles apart! :thumbsup:
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    Sweet Isaac ... pictures are everybody's friends!...

    Sweet Isaac ... pictures are everybody's friends! :thumbsup:
  51. Exactly! ;)

    Exactly! ;)
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    Amen, brother, amen! :thumbsup:

    Amen, brother, amen! :thumbsup:
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    Female perfumes are generally more expensive than...

    Female perfumes are generally more expensive than ours.
    Ladies are willing to spent a lot more on a perfume, so
    of course they also get the best quality.
    Even though some EdTs last longer than...
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    Welcome to Basenotes! :thumbsup: Égoïste...

    Welcome to Basenotes! :thumbsup:

    Égoïste (Cologne Concentrée)
    Antaeus
    Fahrenheit
    Dior Homme Intense
    Jaïpur Homme, EdP
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    I don't like spray parfum. I prefer dab on....

    I don't like spray parfum.
    I prefer dab on. Always.
    Where to spray, depends
    on how strong it is.
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    I'll never give up on vintage. I have hundreds of...

    I'll never give up on vintage. I have hundreds of bottles,
    about half of them are vintage. I could get rid of most of
    my modern bottles, but not my vintage ones. I love them.
    I not only like to...
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    Haha! No male perfume collection is complete...

    Haha! No male perfume collection is complete without some Égoïste.

    You know that! :thumbsup:
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    Poll: I had to go with DIOR. Fahrenheit; DH & DHI, Dune...

    I had to go with DIOR. Fahrenheit; DH & DHI, Dune pour Homme.

    CHANEL is a close follow up with especially Égoïste and Antaeus.
    Chanel has a small male offering, but let's face it; they're all...
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    Welcome! :beer: You need some Égoïste!

    Welcome! :beer:

    You need some Égoïste!
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    http://i50.tinypic.com/mk87ki.jpg

    http://i50.tinypic.com/mk87ki.jpg
  61. So glorious! I just sprayed some on - suddenly I...

    So glorious! I just sprayed some on - suddenly I got the urge! :thumbsup:
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    I found these bottles at a flea market last...

    I found these bottles at a flea market last weekend.
    Most of them modern bottles, but one is particularly
    interesting. A 50ml bottle of vintage Ô Intense, EdP.

    ... yes, the deo stick is sealed!...
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    Dune pour Homme by Christian Dior comes to mind....

    Dune pour Homme by Christian Dior comes to mind.
    A grotesquely underrated gem from a classic house.
  64. I cannot believe that no-one has mentioned the...

    I cannot believe that no-one has mentioned the almighty Jaïpur Homme de Boucheron.
    In the EdP concentration, you'll find one of the most beautiful and strong male vanillas.
  65. I close to loathe Dior's Eau Noire. ...

    I close to loathe Dior's Eau Noire.

    Definitely a scrubber.
    Immortelle = curry = nasty! :thumbdown:



    You poor unfortunate soul! *tsk tsk tsk* :undecided:
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    Poll: I wore Égoïste exclusively throughout the...

    I wore Égoïste exclusively throughout the late-90's.
    All my friends from back then associate me with it.
    And since Égoïste is still my most worn fragrance,
    it's my signature scent.
  67. I have a huge collection of perfumes in various...

    I have a huge collection of perfumes in various collectible quality. For a long time I've been wanting to size it down. In my mind, my collection already exists of two separate collections; the one I...
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    L'Égoïste, vintage EdT and Chanel N°5, parfum &...

    L'Égoïste, vintage EdT and
    Chanel N°5, parfum & EdT.
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    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-CZnnUMxlTbc/TrDjHKerevI/...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-CZnnUMxlTbc/TrDjHKerevI/AAAAAAAAAQ0/x1r0AwnjsmM/s1600/brokenheart-broken-heart-heart-cry-smiley-emoticon-000640-large.gif
  70. Yep! Fair deal. I have both vintage and modern,...

    Yep! Fair deal. I have both vintage and modern,
    and I actually prefer the modern one.
    It has sharper and longerlasting top notes. And
    it's the top notes I love the most in Antaeus.
  71. 1995 at Magasin du Nord in Lyngby, just north of...

    1995 at Magasin du Nord in Lyngby, just north of Copenhagen.
    I was 15. Asked the SA for a sweet, heavy perfume for men.
    She suggested Égoïste, and I was sold. Bought it and has been
    buying it ever...
  72. Aaw, sweet! :laugh: I'm busy, busy these days....

    Aaw, sweet! :laugh:

    I'm busy, busy these days. But I am working on some vids.
    I don't know when they'll be up, though. Stay tuned. :thumbsup:
  73. Égoïste, Pour Monsieur and Antaeus are all...

    Égoïste, Pour Monsieur and Antaeus are all considered bona fide classics.
    Even by most of those BNers, who doesn't actually dig the frags themselves.
    Édition Blanche has a HUGE online cult...
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    It truely is. But, it's nowhere near a crowd...

    It truely is. But, it's nowhere near a crowd pleaser.
    Aromatics Elixir requires some acquainted taste. ;)
  75. *blasphemy* :shocked:

    *blasphemy*

    :shocked:
  76. No female Chanel perfume is masculine - except...

    No female Chanel perfume is masculine - except Sycomore!
    That said:

    No 19, EdT, and Cristalle comes to mind.

    Among the Exclusifs you'll find lots of
    unisex frags, though.
    And a 100ml 19 cost...
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    Yeah well, I use it. But I only know a handfull...

    Yeah well, I use it. But I only know a handfull of other dudes online
    who rocks the mighty Elixir. It's most definitely not for everyone.
    A complex and dense floral, which should be male-friendly,...
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    The differences between original and recent are...

    The differences between original and recent are close to nill.

    They are basically the same fragrance.
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    My Top 10 Fragrances in 2012 1) Vintage...

    My Top 10 Fragrances in 2012

    1) Vintage L'Égoïste
    2) Chanel CdR, parfum
    3) Chanel N°5, parfum
    4) Dior Homme Intense
    5) Le Dix, vtg. parfum
    6) Arpège, vtg. parfum
    7) Miss Balmain, vtg. parfum...
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    30 pounds for 100ml on British eBay. :thumbsup:

    30 pounds for 100ml on British eBay. :thumbsup:
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    Buy a bottle of Balmain's Carbone. It'll cost...

    Buy a bottle of Balmain's Carbone.
    It'll cost you 30 bucks, and they
    smell identical.
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    Poll: Pour Monsieur de Chanel ... yay!

    Pour Monsieur de Chanel ... yay!
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    A man can totally pull off Dioressence in both...

    A man can totally pull off Dioressence in both vintage and recent formulations.
    Dioressence is a mossy green borderline-oriental. As Cacio said, the older ones
    have more oomph, thus making them...
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    Interesting indeed!

    Interesting indeed!
  85. I also find Madonna's 'remake' of Fracas very...

    I also find Madonna's 'remake' of Fracas very satisfying.

    Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds is great, too.
    So is the Dynasty perfume by Charles of the Ritz
    called Krystle (if that counts as a...
  86. Poll: Yep!

    Yep!
  87. Égoïste Antaeus Sycomore Fahrenheit Dune pour...

    Égoïste
    Antaeus
    Sycomore
    Fahrenheit
    Dune pour Homme

    I'd maybe repurchase 50% of my collection,
    but especially the five mentioned above.
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    The fougère is reserved for masculine perfumery....

    The fougère is reserved for masculine perfumery. And according to Roja Dove:
    'A classic fougère is based on lavender, oakmoss and coumarin with bergamont,
    geranium and vetiver'.
    That accord, he...
  89. Some of my fave 'under the radar' designers. Not...

    Some of my fave 'under the radar' designers. Not including mainstream favorites:

    Dune pour Homme de Christian Dior - summery fig leave dominated underdog.
    Delish but strangely rare, so you'll...
  90. I'd love to attend one of these events!

    I'd love to attend one of these events!
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    Excellent. I've just picked up two full 14ml...

    Excellent. I've just picked up two full 14ml bottles
    of vintage parfum at a flea market.
    I didn't know how rare they were either. I think I've
    done a good deal indeed.
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    Flea market finds of today: 200ml KL Homme,...

    Flea market finds of today:

    200ml KL Homme, vintage shower gel, sealed
    150ml KL Homme, vintage shave foam, sealed
    150g KL Homme, vintage soap bar, sealed
    125ml Lagerfeld Cologne, orig. vtg....
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    Flea market finds of today: 200ml KL Homme,...

    Flea market finds of today:

    200ml KL Homme, vintage shower gel, sealed
    150ml KL Homme, vintage shave foam, sealed
    150g KL Homme, vintage soap bar, sealed
    125ml Lagerfeld Cologne, orig. vtg....
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    http://www.scentstore.co.uk/media/wysiwyg/product-...

    http://www.scentstore.co.uk/media/wysiwyg/product-landing/b/boucheron/Jaipur-Homme-MSL.jpg
  95. Wow, really?! After Pure, I think Tendre is the...

    Wow, really?! After Pure, I think Tendre is the most feminine Poison.
    They are the only two with no unisex qualities whatsoever. IMHO! ;)
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    That I have never heard. But, it's interesting...

    That I have never heard. But, it's interesting indeed. :thumbsup:

    I do know, though, that Roja likes Le Dix. He included
    it in his masterpiece section in his book 'The Essence
    of Perfume'.
  97. http://adsoftheworld.com/files/images/joop_homme_d...

    http://adsoftheworld.com/files/images/joop_homme_drop.jpg
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    What you want is Escada pour Homme from 1993....

    What you want is Escada pour Homme from 1993. Preferably EdP.
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    If you can afford Platinum, you can afford Bleu....

    If you can afford Platinum, you can afford Bleu. ;)
    Bleu is not very wintery, though.
    These two bad boys are:
  100. Haha! :thumbsup:

    Haha! :thumbsup:
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