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  1. Re: "S*%T Fragrance Heads Say"....Have you guys seen this yet?

    That was awesome. Top 10 Top 10. Hilarious stuff
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    Re: MiP discontinued

    Glad I just picked up a bottle of edt last week 3.4 oz tester for $23 shipped.
    Smells wonderful.
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    Re: Muelhens 4711 disappointment,

    Yeah I sampled this at a discount store, there was an open box, and I left the store within 10 minutes and smelled my arm in the car. It was barely detectable. No place in my wardrobe for a fleeting...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Lomani Black Intense. This one wowed me. For $20 this could easily cost $120.
    Cedar and Incense. Warm yet fresh. I can see this being a year round staple. I don't care what anyone compares this to...
  5. Re: How does your significant other deal with your fragrance habits?

    She tolerates. Rolls her eyes a lot. But doesn't really say anything.
    She never understands refreshing a fragrance or wearing something before bed.
    Nor does she appreciate overspraying.
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    Re: long lasting subtle cologne

    Bvlgari PH Soir
    +1 Gucci PH II
    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Most used favorites recently

    Lomani AB Silver
    Bvlgari PH Extreme
    Guerlain Veriver
    Lomani Black Intense
    Lalique White
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    Re: Fall/Winter Scent For A Teen?

    Midnight in Paris would be a good one
    Ck One Shock
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    Re: Picking a chocolate scent as a gift

    Try LIDG more cacao than LIDGE. Also easier to find.
    HM is nice citrus and chocolate.
    Emporio Armani Diamonds has a nice cocoa scent.
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Midnight in Paris edt
  11. Re: Denizens of cheap fragrances spanning all scent categories: lend me your wisdom

    Lanvin L'Homme sport
    L'Essence de Cerruti
    Quorum Silver
    Aqua Quorum
    Lalique Homme (lion)
    Jil Sander for men
    Cerruti 1881 Black
    Ted Lapidus Altamir
    Perry Ellis 360 red or white
    Cereus #7, #...
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    Yea it is pretty powerful after the initial spray. But it does settle down nicely as you have found.
    You definately don't need to overspray with this, as it lasts and projects.
    Thanks for your...
  13. Re: Citrus causing Headaches? Other Cheap Options?

    I've never had a fragrance give me a headache. Usually it's stress or sinus.

    Rochas is a very nice gourmand frag. Well worth trying.
    You like vanilla and want affordable, try Altamir by Ted...
  14. Re: An unscented deodorant that actually works?

    These do not work as 'antiperspirants' but as a deodorant. They don't block the perspiration from coming through, you still sweat, they kill the bacteria from causing the sweat to create odor...I...
  15. Re: Casual Shoes - what do you wear, and also please give advice

    I just keep picturing Jerry Seinfeld, button down, jeans and sneakers.
    Not the best look.
    I wear casual loafers or driving mocs. Sometimes Chuck Taylor's.
    When the weather gets cold it's boots
  16. Re: An unscented deodorant that actually works?

    I have had good luck with Crystal. It's like an alum stick. No odor after 12 hours even when working outside.
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    Re: Proper Storage

    I keep mine on a shelf in walk in closet ( we have his and hers, so it is MY closet).
    Door stays closed,light off. I keep the floor vent open in summer and closed in winter.
    I have a digital...
  18. Re: What Cologne Do You Hate to Admit You Like?

    Chanel Allure Sport Extreme.
    It just smells good to me. Also garners many compliments.
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    Re: Spray placement for Power Houses

    Spray your wrists or forearms. Inner elbow works well too. Maybe try back of your neck.
    Anywhere where it won't be directly wafting up to your nose and overwhelming your smell.
    I like tops of...
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    Re: Lalique White, thoughts ??

    Aug 2011
  21. Re: What's the #1 selling fragrance of all time?

    Somebody find an answer... I am dying to know.

    I would think Old Spice, Aramis, Polo, Cool Water, and Curve would be a good top 5 guess.
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    Re: Ridiculous sillage

    Maybe it was a 1 Million air freshener hanging from his review mirror.
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    Re: Lalique White, thoughts ??

    I bought a tester in 2013. I have no idea when it was made.

    I spray one to the chest and one each side of neck. Put undershirt on and respray same spots 5 minutes later.
    This is pretty standard...
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    Re: Lalique White, thoughts ??

    I wore LW yesterday to work. I work in a restaurant so food begins to be your scent. But 6 sprays and 8 hours later my wife hugged me when I got home and said "you smell nice"

    Nuff said.
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    This post was more about a small perfume house with a lovely vetiver fragrance for, I believe $16.
    Not a your favorite vetiver thread.
    But thanks for the info
  26. Re: Best Vintage, Discontinued fragrance that still can be worn today (modern) -

    Fruity tobacco that maintains a fresh feel. It becomes a little woody with sandalwood and musk while maintaining a fresh fruity vibe. Excellent longevity. It just seems like a well blended fragrance...
  27. Re: Best Vintage, Discontinued fragrance that still can be worn today (modern) -

    Feeling Man by Jil Sander. I had a mini of this and scored a 1.7 bottle on ebay for a decent price. I love this fragrance
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    I have the New Spice edt. It is nuclear longevity and projection. Gourmand with a caramel sweetness. Very nice in cold.
    I have samples of refined, aspect, and arimarse. None seemed to have lasting...
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    I have not tried GV so I have no reference. I would call it smoky yet bright.
    Encre Noir with a little sweetness added to it from neroli
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    I tried Issey at a duty free shop once. And while not vile, I did go to the bathroom and scrub it off after about 10 minutes.
    I went back to spray something else for my 6 hour plane ride.
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Wait a minute... Uh, what. I don't get it. Never mind. I'm confused
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    [QUOTE=dmckean44;3213714]I ordered a bottle earlier this morning. I figured I'll give it a try since it looks like a good value.[/
    I hope you enjoy. Thank you for giving it a shot.
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    Re: Vetiver fans

    You are welcome. I know I enjoy wearing this frag. I am surprised at the limited responses for this post.
    I hope somebody checks it out so the word can spread. The owner, Wendy, is fantastic. Great...
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    Re: So many Cereus Frags....

    I have a sample of 12. I thought I would let my wife try it but she is not so enthusiastic about fragrance.
    I thought I would gift in a trade someday or whatever. Now you have piqued my interest.
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    Re: So many Cereus Frags....

    I though 5 used to be 6. Now 6 is 5. Maybe I'm wrong.

    I have #s 5,7,11 &14. I love all of them. I am always tempted to buy 4 just to complete the set, but consensus reviews are it has serious...
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    Re: Recommend similar fragrances?

    Altamir by Ted Lapidus
    Cereus 14. Very good longevity but not good projection. Boozy scent
    Lanvin Arpege discontinued but still obtainable
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    Re: Havana by Aramis??

    I enjoy Havana but don't seem to reach for it often. It is a nice summer night fragrance, a bit heavy, but does give you the feeling of sitting in an open air bar with 85 degree temperature sipping...
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    Vetiver fans

    I urge you to try a fragrance from Saint Charles Shave. A lovely vetiver called Very V.
    You can order a sample for a few bucks or take the plunge and spend less than $30 for a full bottle.
    3...
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Azzaro PH. I don't get the love for this.
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    Re: Lalique White, thoughts ??

    I have no problem with longevity, 6-8 hrs with 4-6 sprays. It works very well in summer and autumn.
    I find it to be similar to Oscar de la Renta for men. This has more depth and not as linear as...
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    Re: Lomani AB Spirit Platinum

    How similar is Intense Black to Quorum Silver? I have QS and I read some thoughts that it was similar.
    If IB is a cedar bomb I may pass on it.
    I am interested in original AB Spirit. However if...
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    Re: Inexpensive but alluring summer fragrance?

    Lomani Silver Spirit
    And
    Lomani Platinum

    Both bottles are very wearable in summer. Versatile for year round.
    You will have change in your pocket from your $50
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    Re: Stuck In My Search...

    Egoiste
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    Re: Next fragrances you plan on purchasing?

    Thinking of picking up 24 Gold. So much love for this I think I have to have it for this coming cold weather.
    Also been contemplating Atelier Ambre Nu
  45. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    Autumn for me. I can start to pull out the heavy hitters and still wear some transitional stuff.
    Problem is, I can't put anything away too deep. Because fall in Ohio can be 80's or 40's . Sun or...
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I got 2 compliments wearing this yesterday.
    A female friend at dinner said I smelled good from about 3 feet. That was at 8:30
    My wife hugged me goodbye at 5:00 am and said I smelled nice....
  47. Re: Boss Bottled Night better than expected.

    I was gifted this. It's pretty good i wear it occasionally, although not in awhile.
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    Re: best summer vanillas

    I think Atelier Vanilla Incensee works pretty well in summer. The citrus keeps it bright.
    I also use Perry Ellis 360* White in the summer. It seems to not have the sweetness of a lot of vanilla...
  49. Thread: Bar Soaps

    by smoothie72
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    Re: Bar Soaps

    If you have a Trader Joes nearby, I love their lemon/verbena soap and the verte soap. The verte is a green tea soap and smells wonderful.
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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I just jumped on the hype train. I ordered a bottle from FragrenceX $22.95 shipped.
    I have never smelled Aventus, but hopefully I will be impressed with this one.
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    I have recently fell in love with a few cheapies.
    Salvatore Feragamo PH is a fantastic scent. I would pay 3 times what it cost.
    Original Penguin is another really nice frag. I think I paid $5.99...
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Oh, you have tried all the cheapies? Because I have mostly cheapies, some I love, some I like. I know this is your opinion, but I beg to differ.
    Also what is your $$ definition of a cheapie? From...
  53. Thread: Score!

    by smoothie72
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    Re: Score!

    That's what I was thinking
  54. Re: Getting around to the best...it's a challenge for me

    I have similar tendencies, saving my loved ones for special occasions and wearing my like so a day to day.
    I think if I use up some of the good ones. I can then move on to the greats.
    Truth is...
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    Re: similar to terre d' Hermes?

    Black Touch by Franck Olivier. Very close in scent and performance. <$30 try it it's very nice
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    Re: Fragrances that bring back memories

    Coming of age

    Polo
    Drakkar
    Lagerfeld
    Cool water
    Giorgio
    Halston I 12 & Z 14

    Also Blue Stratos, I used to wear the shit out of this in like 1984 when I was 12
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    Layering fragrance

    First time blending scents.

    I layered Quorum Silver w/ Guy Laroche Horizon and it was quite a nice fragrance blend.
    I think I might also try Horizon with Chopard Noble Cedar, I think that might...
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    GPH II
    Lanvin Arpege
    D&G the One
    LIDG
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    Re: Suggestions from wet shavers

    Just like fragrances, something different every shave. I shave 5 or 6 days a week and have about 15-20 soaps and creams I rotate. I also have about 40-50 A/S's I use depending on mood, weather, what...
  60. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    Yeah I saw Cereus website and they have no new offerings, they still have the 5 male originals. $125 each
    I got all 4 of mine for about $100 total.

    Never thought about starting a "Is my Cereus...
  61. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    I love # 5, 7 & 11,
    #14 least favorite, not due to scent, but performance. It's very well done fragrance though.
    # 11 is probably my favorite. Wonderful play of anise and vetiver that lasts and...
  62. Re: which fragrances do you prefer the re-formulated version or flanker than the orginal one?

    I don't know of any reforms I like better than originals, but flankers

    Lanvin homme sport better than L'Homme
    YSL La Nuit better than L'Homme
    L'Essence de Cerutti better than Cerutti Homme...
  63. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    I thought the Cereus house was no longer producing fragrances. As in discontinued as a line of frags.
    All of there offerings can be found on ebay for around $30 or less.
    I have all of their scents...
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    Re: What To Buy Next

    I wouldn't suggest polo red. For the price longevity is an issue. It's a nice scent but nothing extraordinary.
    I haven't tried Aqua Marine but it has piqued my interest.

    Some budget friendly...
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    I'm going to throw in Original Penguin. Very nice. I got 1 oz for $6 at TJs
  66. Re: Please help! Visiting FL in July, need help selecting a fragrance

    Bvlgari Aqva
    Virgin Island Water or
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: Cerruti Image Harmony anyone

    Thanks for the input. I think I may pass. I have plenty of fresh, light summer frags
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Guy Laroche Horizon 1.7 for $8
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    Cerruti Image Harmony anyone

    If anybody owns this or has tried this can you reccomend blind buying?
    What can you compare it to?
    TJs has it for $15 for 3.4 oz and there is not many reviews or info on this one.
    Any help is...
  70. Re: Looking for a Allure Homme Sport replacement

    3.4 oz tester w/ cap for $58 shipped. Smells just like my testing and sample from Macys
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    Re: Nikos Sculpture: hidden gem?

    I bought this blind a while back and really enjoy it on a warm, not too hot spring/summer day. I see it more of a sunshine frag than an evening scent. But YMMV
  72. Re: Looking for a Allure Homme Sport replacement

    Wow a lot of hate for AHS Extreme. I enjoy it, in fact out of much sampling at Macys, this was the oneI liked most for a versatile, any season any time scent. I picked it up online for cheap and then...
  73. Re: Since a year ago, how many full bottle fragrances did you buy?

    I would say 30+ FBs
  74. Re: Anyone wear stronger winter frags in the summer and warmer weather?

    I have a 4 season rotation but some crossover. The seasons in the Midwest can crossover as well, hot and humid in spring and fall as well as snow in fall and spring.

    I do wear some heavier scents...
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Cartier Declaration d'un Soir
    This has been getting a lot of positive chatter lately, thought I'd give it a blind buy.
    A little worried about the rose note I hope it's not too prominent. Not one...
  76. Re: Do you apply lotion before putting on fragrance?

    Only in the winter, my skin gets very dry in the low humidity cold Ohio winters.
    Once the weather and humidity cranks up, I don't feel the need
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    Re: good inexpensive Italian colognes

    Aqua di selva nice herbal fresh scent. I get vetiver in the dry down.
    Capucci ph is nice lemon scent
  78. Re: Looking for a bargain priced vetiver aftershave splash

    Reviving this thread.
    I too have been looking for a vetiver aftershave to pair w/ vetiver based frags.
    I agree most designer A/S offerings to pair with edts are lacking in ingredients to heal and...
  79. Re: Is Seduction in Black considered a summer fragrance?

    I definately think it works in summer, don't over apply. It has a fresh, ozoneic vibe that plays well with the sweet fruitiness of the fragrance. IMO this makes it work in warmer weather as well as...
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    Re: Tonka bean for summer

    Quite a few w/ tonka I wear for summer that work quite well
    Nikos Sculpture
    Hanae Mori HM
    Chanel Allure Homme Extreme
    Polo Black
    R by Revillon
    Just to name a few
  81. Re: What cheap fragrance generated more compliments when you wore during all day

    D&G Light Blue gets tons of compliments for me

    On the cheap, cheap side Izod and Lanvin l'homme sport has garnered many a "you smell nice" which is good if you just want to smell nice sometimes
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Oh! I was looking at website, which only has 20% off.
    New West had my interest at that price but they don't have it on the website
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I do not see this sale on perfumania, nor do I see most of these clearance items.
  84. Re: Basenotes goes to the movies: Pulp Fiction

    I also love PF. I think Vincent Vega would be wearing something like Paco Rabanne PH . Seems to suit him.
    Mrs Mia Wallace, definately something vintage like Chanel no 5, due to her love of...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I bought 30 ml original penguin today for $13
    D&G the one travel set for $69 caught my eye but did not buy. 3.3 oz edt w/ shower gel And aftershave
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    Re: Best Jasmine Scent A Guy Could Own...

    Oscar de la Renta for men has a nicr jasmin note and price makes it a steal.
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    L'Essence di Cerruti is a nice soft leather.
    If you want a punch in the face leather get a bottle of Pinaud Special Reserve and enjoy.
  88. Re: Narciso Rodriguez vs. Bulgari Aqua? Cologne for Warm days...

    I love NR, but I would never reach for it on a sunny summer day, or warm night. I am one who feels weather/ seasons do play into my fragrance rotation, or selection. To me NR is definately a cooler...
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    Re: Halston z-14 & 1-12

    Google images
  90. Re: What's in your spring/pre-summer rotation

    My recent most worn lineup for spring:
    Caron PH
    Cereus #11
    Cereus #5
    D&G PH (vintage)
    Hanae Mori hm
    Black Touch by Franck Olivier
    Pino Silvestre
    Chopard Noble Cedar
    Polo Black
  91. Re: Pine notes Fragrances, please, suggestions!

    +1 Pino Silvestre. Heavy dose of pine and green notes that dries down to a lovely vetiver scent that is refreshing, not earthy vetiver. Longevity is great for an edc. I wore 3 sprays yeaterday and...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Just received Lanvin Arpege. I am floored at what an amazing fragrance this is. I am now thinking about a backup while still available and affordable.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Lanvin Arpege 1.7 oz. Blind buy. Now the waiting begins.
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    Re: Bargain bin favorites

    Nautica Voyage. :D
    Lanvin L'homme sport
    Cereus # 5,7,11. Great quality scents, can be found cheap. 11 being my new favorite. Really nice vetiver.
    Franck Olivier Black Touch.
    Chopard Noble Cedar...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage Full wear review...

    I really like this one. It gets a lot of use when the weather heats up.
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    Re: A more elegant Halston 12?

    Prada amber is more elegant, but maybe too sweet, and or, too mainstream. YSL Pour Homme HC might be what you are looking for. Or try Capucci ph.
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    I really enjoy Zino. I could take or leave Azzaro ph and after 2 years of Rive Gauche, still trying to decide if I actually like it. I truly dont get the hype with RG or Azzaro. Zino sings in cold...
  98. Re: Have the famously popular fragrances become unpopular enough to be "unique" now?

    I received a ADG card in the mail yesterday. You know open the flap, smell the scent, rub it on your skin.
    It was an advertisement for Armani where every bottle sold $5 goes to unicef or something...
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    Re: Blind buying thoughts

    I am mostly a blind buyer. I am with you. Research as much as you can, know what you like and find the best deal. I have some misses. But nothing I regret too much.
    I don't get the "I'll use it as...
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    Re: fresh fougere?

    I would say not. Too heavy not really a fresh scent. I wouldnt dream of wearing this on a hot GA day.
    Try Polo Blue
    Good cheapie is Aqua Quorum
    Prada Amber, not a fougere, but it's fresh and clean...
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