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    Re: Kouros or Mont Blanc Individuel

    Get both.
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    Re: A Year of Office Scents...

    Anything in my wardrobe except Opium or M7. Just don't overapply.
  3. Re: What is your staple Spring and Summmer fragrance?

    A few that get a lot of use:
    YSL Pour Homme (1971)
    Live Jazz
    Armani Eau Pour Homme
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Blind buy:
    Platinum Egoiste
    Love it.
  5. Re: What have you been thinking of blind buying next ?

    Either Givenchy Pour Monsieur or Versace L'Homme.

    I have been enjoying classic-styled fragrances the most lately.
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    Re: YSL Pour homme VS Penhaligon`s Douro

    YSL Pour Homme is truly exquisite.
  7. Re: Wow...the winter truly transforms scents doesn't it?

    Enjoying Opium Pour Homme tonight for the first time in six months or so.. Yes, cooler weather changes things.
  8. Re: What female fragrance should I buy for my gf? Taking suggestion

    L'air du Temps
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    Re: Need a bracing fougere.

    Azzaro Pure Vetiver.
  10. Re: How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    I have had to put up with so much body odor and over-the-top vanilla spritzes on women that I would welcome the opportunity to say something in reply to a derogatory comment about a fragrance. But I...
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    Re: Grey Flannel???

    Everyone should own Grey Flannel. (I think it is in the new US health care bill.)
  12. Re: Not so young / not too mature men (35-45), what are your top three fragrances?

    I am 44. See my wardrobe. I can't choose just three. Each is extraordinary when I choose to wear it. Even the cheapies (which most of them are).
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    Re: What Is The Fragrance You Detest The Most

    Hey!!
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    Re: Looking for something similar to Antaeus

    + VC&A Pour Homme
  15. Re: Ever been stung by a bee while wearing cologne?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSgqrrWyF0Y
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    Re: if I like Givenchy Xeryus Rouge....

    Dunhill Pursuit.
  17. Re: Givenchy Gentleman or Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme

    P.S. The VC&A PH bottle is also very classy. All the photos I saw online do not do it justice at all.
  18. Re: Givenchy Gentleman or Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme

    I have worn VC&A PH once now, and I am very impressed. A really extraordinary fragrance.

    First tried on the wrists, right out of the box, and it was somewhat intimidating due to its strength. ...
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    Re: Do you have any "1-spray only" fragrances?

    Grey Flannel
    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: Your current favorite

    My favorite tends to be whatever I am wearing at the moment. Today I am wearing VD&A Pour Homme for the first time. It is amazing. Haunting. Perfect for October (in the northern hemisphere).
  21. Re: Citrusy / Aquatic Fragrances That Could Stand the Cold Weather

    I really like YSL Pour Homme in the winter. It is very citrusy, especially in the initial stage, but the cold really helps bring out the warmth that is also there.
  22. Re: Houbigant Fougère Royale: A first sniff from a tester

    Yes, thank you! The Fougerites group is here: http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=73
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    Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    I like this characterization of men's Opium -- it is very, very distinctive. Too distinctive, maybe, but too good to ignore. It certainly does not disappear into the background. And even the...
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    Re: YSL OPIUM, EDT or EDP?

    The edt is about all that is available in much of the US, and so that is what I have. But I would not want anything any stronger or longer lasting than the edt -- it is nearly immortal as it is! ...
  25. Re: Givenchy Gentleman or Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme

    This place is awsome. Thanks for all the comments!

    I was leaning toward VC&A, and went ahead with this one.
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    Re: What are the top COMFORT scents?

    Old Spice
    Jazz
    Opium PH edt
  27. Givenchy Gentleman or Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme

    I am leaning toward one of these two for my next purchase.

    I have been reading up on Givenchy Gentleman Van Cleef & Arpel's Pour Homme. Both 1970's fragrances, they seem to have some...
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    Re: What will be the next big thing?

    I agree, Ken. And classic Old Spice might just be leading this.
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    Re: Vetiver, patchouli, and very little else

    +1.
    YSL Pour Homme is exquisite.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 14, 2010

    YSL Pour Homme

    It had been a couple of months since I'd worn this, and I'd forgotten how much I enjoy this fragrance.
  31. Re: Who is Lui and why do they make fragrances for him?

    I think we all know this Lui (below), which might account for the confusion.
  32. Who is Lui and why do they make fragrances for him?

    I am sure I am not the only one to notice the several fragrances by various houses with the name "Pour Lui." Here is a sample from the fragrance directory:
    ...
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    Re: The most disappointing fragrance house

    :undecided:

    Really!?!? Maybe they should raise the price of all their fragrances to above $60/bottle.
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    Re: Which rose to try

    No votes for Black Tie??
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    Re: Mint note: Roadster or Live Jazz?

    A vote here for Live Jazz.
    Generally I prefer darker fragrances, with a few exceptions. Live Jazz is very unique, especially if you pay attention past the first 30 minutes or so -- really a...
  36. Thread: Dry spice?

    by vonMises
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    Re: Dry spice?

    Jazz has a nice nutmeg note, with some cinnamon. Jazz also fits your description of "verging on carnation rather than a big clove hammer."
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    Re: Help Me Find My Office Scent

    Aye, this is always nice at the office. Noticeable, but not like your are trying too hard.
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    Re: Write your "Must Have" fragrances ?

    Quorum
    Jazz
    Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui
    Rive Gauche PH
    Caron's Third Man
  39. Re: AZZARO PURE SERIES: Pure Vetiver, Pure Lavender & Pure Cedrat

    I agree, Perfaddict. PV is severely ignored and underrated. It is extremely strong (so you don't have to use much) but is very nice if used in careful doses. And it lasts for more than 24 hours. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Wed, Sep 15th, 2010

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26122758.jpg
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    Re: What is the perfect fragrance for:

    Oscar de la Renta POUR LUI.
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    Re: Age group for Opium by YSL

    It is a magnificent fragrance, and to me it seems only appropriate for personal or special occasions. All just my opinion, of course. Age doesn't enter in to it.
  43. Re: Caron's Le 3me Homme / The 3rd Man: how much akin to a barbershop scent?

    After the first hour 3me becomes much less flowery as the moss, musk, tonka, and (very slight) vanilla join the rose note to produce what to me is a masculine fougere. I would not call it a...
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    Re: Age group for Opium by YSL

    What kind of unlce gives his 18-year-old nephew Opium??
  45. Re: My wardrobe needs to be improved! help my find something unique!

    You live in Spain, and nothing by Puig or Loewe? At least try Sybaris. Is Quorum popular there?

    And then there is the famous Loewe house -- how about their stuff?
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    Re: Morbid fragrances

    But I think frankincense can be nice.
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    Re: Morbid fragrances

    irrbloss:
    Myrrh typically has the effect on me you describe. I never thought of it as morbid, but as old and rotting -- I can see your point. I would never buy a myrrh-heavy fragrance.
  48. Re: Looking for something like Old Spice Fresh Aftershave

    Some consider PS by Paul Sebastian to be similar to the original Old Spice. You might start there. From there I would suggest shaving-scent related fragrances: Rive Gauche PH, Azzaro PH, TOBS...
  49. Re: If you only got to wear one specific fragrance through your life...

    Oscar de la Renta POUR LUI.

    A great combination of dark, fresh, and just a little green.

    (And I would call this a fougere, as it contains lavender and oakmoss and because of the overall feel...
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    Re: Sexy & Seductive Scents?

    Zirh Corduroy

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26124511.html
  51. Poll: Poll: Open by Roger & Gallet (1985) or Bogart by Jacques Bogart (1975)

    Which is a better winter or cold weather fragrance?

    Bogart (1975) by Jacques Bogart:
    Top Notes
    Rosemary, Lemon Blossom
    Middle Notes
    Nutmeg, Clove, Geranium
    Base Notes
    Birch, Oakmoss,...
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    Re: Houbigant Fougère Royale: A first sniff

    Join the fougerites here: http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=73 !!
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    Re: Does it make you kind of sad...

    Not sad, but I was thinking just last night how powerful the sense of smell is vs. how little people really pay attention to it. I purchased some frankincense oil recently because I wanted to know...
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    Re: BEST: FALL/WINTER Fragrances for 2010

    Fougeres are great fall and winter fragrances. In celebration of fougeres, a new group has been created: Fougerites.

    http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=73

    Come join in the...
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    Re: Fragrances that get little wear...

    I will keep these because I think they are exquisite in some way, but rarely wear them:

    Opium PH edt
    Armani Eau PH
    Xeryus Rouge
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    Re: Looking for a good Rose scent

    YSL Paris is a fine rose fragrance.
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    Re: Great topnotes ruined with dull basenotes

    As I started to reply I realized the fragrances that came to mind are those matching this category -- released in the last dozen years or so. John Varvatos, Armani Code, etc.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday September 1, 2010

    Live Jazz here, too!
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    Re: What are the best fragrences for smokers?

    Sung Homme
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    Re: Very Impressed With YSL Pour Homme

    It does look like YSL Pour Homme has been discontinued, at least from the US web site.

    http://www.yslbeautyus.com/mens-fragrance/c37/index.html

    The international web site still has a more...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday August 30, 2010

    http://www.larosadeiventiprofumi.com/public/shop/prodotti/YSL_POUR_HOMME.jpg
  62. Re: What is the best "green" fragrance for you? (eg. notes: lemon leaves, vetyver, green tea etc...)

    YSL Pour Homme (Lemon)
    Azzaro Pure Vetiver (Green)
  63. Re: I wanna go dark and intense. Will you be so handy and gimme a piece of advice?

    ^ Came here to say that.

    Also, Eucris. (Both have a wonderful dark black currant note.)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday August 26, 2010

    JAZZ
    ysl
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    Re: Azzaro PH question top notes maybe?

    I Azzaro PH in all weather, but especially in colder weather. Sometimes I think I sense a very faint orange or orange-peel note, but then I think I might just be susceptible to suggestion and the...
  66. Rive Guche PH Goin to Plastic or Glass Container??

    This looks like a change from the aluminum:


    6933

    http://www.amazon.com/Cologne-Yves-Saint-Laurent-Toilettes/dp/B0002GPP7U/ref=pd_ys_home_shvl_40


    P.S. Maybe it is just the 2 oz. bottle...
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    Re: What was your worst blind buy ever?

    I bought this blind, also. And even though it is exactly what I expected and I like it very much, I don't like wearing it much. I am waiting to try it again in cold weather.
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    Re: * S o t D, Thursday, 19 August 2010

    Live Jazz.
    YSL
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    Re: Opium Pour Homme.

    Opium PH EDT is just about my favorite fall/winter night-time scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday August 13, 2010

    Jazz
    YSL

    http://202.60.75.222/productImages/M315_l.jpg
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    Re: Very Impressed With YSL Pour Homme

    One of my favorites, definitely. It is my most often-worn work-day fragrance, mostly because I enjoy it so much myself, not so much for the fact that it is appropriate for work (which it is!).
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    Re: YSL pour Homme

    I am bumping this old thread because I am wearing YSL Pour Homme (original) today, and after several months of experience with this fragrance, I have found every wearing to be increasingly enjoyable....
  73. Re: Recomendations for a Masculine, Creamy, not too sweet Sandlewood.

    Taylor of Old Bond Street's Sandalwood is really very nice and creamy, with rose accents.
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    Re: Interesting Enough to Consider, July 2010

    I have too long been purchasing less expensive fragrances, even though they are very good. Much of my wardrobe is from YSL. But I am finding I really prefer "old school" fragrances, especially...
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    Poll: Re: Azzaro PH vs. YSL Rive Gauche PH

    I agree with Shamu just about word-for-word.

    I voted for Azzaro but I really would not want to be without RG PH. If you can't buy both at once, I would buy the RG first, and then save up for...
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    Re: Bright, Fresh, Semi-Sweet, Citrusy Vetiver?

    I am no vetiver specialist, but the description "bright, fresh, semi-sweet, citrusy vetiver" reminded me immediately of YSL Pour Homme. It is one of my most favored fragrances and seems to be highly...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday July 15, 2010

    YSL Pour Homme (1971)
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    Shelf life of Opium edt?

    It has been a few weeks since I have used either bottle, but I have two bottles of Opium PH edt, one 30 ml and one 100 ml, and I have owned each for less than a year. Tonight I used it and the scent...
  79. Re: I'm failing to smell the magic in YSL Live Jazz

    This is unusual, but try if you are about to give up on LJ: Leave the bottle in a car for one day, during a warm day, but make sure it is protected from direct sunlight. The warmth will "cure" the...
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    Re: The sophisticated choice for gentlemen?

    Anything by Geo F Trumper or Caron.
  81. Re: Help me find a fragrance based upon these notes :)

    These do not have all the notes you asked for, but seem to be along the lines of what you might be looking for:

    Loewe
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121009.html

    or
    Romeo...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday 13th May, 2010

    Quorum


    http://www.fragrancenet.com/images/photos/120169.jpg

    Top Notes
    Bergamot, Artemisia, Cumin, Lemon, Grapefruit .

    Middle Notes
    Patchouli, Jasmin, Pine, Sandal, Cyclamen, Carnation.
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    Re: What is your HOLY GRAIL???

    Le No. 3 - Caron
    Eau Pour Homme - Armani
    Jazz - YSL
    [and it would be a tragedy to never wear Quorum again]
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 10 May 2010

    Armani Eau Pour Homme

    And very happy with this choice today!


    http://www.parfum-77.ru/images/all/11/659/big/img_4.jpg



    Top Notes
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    Re: Most Successful Men's Fragrance?

    Old Spice.

    C'mon people.
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 8 May 2010

    Rive Gauche
    ysl
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, May 7th, 2010

    JAZZ

    Top Notes
    Artemisia, Lavender, Bergamot

    Middle Notes
    Nutmeg, Geranium, Carnation, Cinnamon

    Base Notes
    Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Leather, Amber, Moss
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday, 6 May 2010

    Last night - Opium PH EDT
    Today - Quorum Silver
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    Re: Your favorite spicy fragrance

    Just smelled Opium PH (edt) again today after a few weeks of not smelling it. It is really amazing. Even if you don't end up loving it, if you haven't tried it you are missing out on an...
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    Re: Are Armani Fragrances Overrated?

    I agree, more or less. I love Armani Eau, but have not been driven to buy other Armani products. However, the Armani Eau Pour Homme aftershave balm is very excellent.
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    Re: Similar to Rive Gauche?

    The similarities between RG and APH consist also in their common suitability or appropriateness for daily wear. They are practically interchangable in this sense. I like RG very much, but am siding...
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 4th May 2010

    ysl



    pour homme
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 3 May 2010

    Azzaro
    Pour Homme

    http://eshop.azzaroparis.com/azzaro/partners/nocibe/img/aph/prod_955015.jpg
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    Poll: Re: ysl pour homme vs. eau sauvage

    I'm over 40 and I love YSL PH. I have not tried the concentrated version.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, May 1, 2010

    Quorum
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 30th April 2010

    Taylor of Old Bond Street:
    Sandalwood
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 29 April 2010

    Taylor of Old Bond Street - Shave Shop aftershave
    followed by
    Azzaro Pour Homme

    (A very good combination!)
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    Pour Homme
    Yves Saint Laurent
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    Re: Blown away by........... Azzaro pH!!

    Try Taylor of Old Bond Street's Shave Shop aftershave. It goes very well with Azzaro PH!
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    Re: Popularity - Czech & Speake

    On the other hand, Geo F. Trumper is still producing excellent things.
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