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    Inexpensive Fragrances for Winter

    Hello all,

    The temperature is dropping and winter is basically here. I'm looking to find some excellent inexpensive fragrances to pick up. I work around a lot of people, so I'd prefer nothing...
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    Re: Clean and Fresh for Spring!

    I've been running through the rest of my samples so that I can go out and smell some new stuff. I forgot how much I liked Mugler Cologne in the past... I might have to head in that direction.
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    Re: Clean and Fresh for Spring!

    I really appreciate all of the suggestions. I need to get out and do some sniffing to narrow it down a bit for me. If anyone can think of more, please add! :)
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    Clean and Fresh for Spring!

    Spring is coming, and I'm looking for opinions on a new fragrance. I'd like something clean and fresh, not too aquatic or powdery, but both notes are allowed. A pleasant but not too overbearing...
  5. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    First post edited. Looks like it is now officially re-released, as it is now showing up on nordstrom.com

    http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/3024137
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    Similar to Bath & Body Works - Oak

    Some time ago I purchased a small trial size of Bath & Body Works Oak scented body wash.

    I really seem to be a fan of woody fragrances, and I enjoy the way the scented body wash smells on my...
  7. Re: Creed testified at last - Erolfa / Tabarome / Silver Mountain Water

    SMW is a beautiful fragrance, and my favorite Creed. The others are nice as well, but just not for me. I will also note that it's nearly impossible to truly experience a fragrance without wearing it...
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    Favorite Diptyque Fragrances

    Not too long ago, I received a very well put together package of sample fragrances from Diptyque. I was so impressed with the effort that went into sending them out, that I'm very interested in...
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    Re: Your favorite men's Chanel?

    I love Platinum Egoiste, but I *really* want to try the original. I hear it's much nicer!
  10. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    I've edited my initial post with emails about formulation!
  11. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    I've received a reply back about the formulation, and Melisa said it will be the same fragrance with no reformulation. I will post the email when I get home. Old cell phone can only do so much... :P
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    Re: Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    I didn't receive a reformulation answer today...lets see what happens tomorrow. :)
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    Re: Bottle + Atomizer

    I can't entirely decide on the size yet. Thank you for the further recommendation. :)
  14. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    I'm awaiting a response to this question. I'm hoping to get information about this as well!
  15. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Official A*Men Pure Malt Re-Release: Fall 2010

    EDIT: It looks like it is now officially re-released:

    http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/3024137



    Sorry to create yet another topic on this, but since I had a hard time believing a lot of...
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    Re: Pure Malt Re-Release?

    Regardless if it's re-released or not, I don't think it's necessarily a negative thing for people purchasing it at a higher price now. The difference is, people who pay a bit more get to enjoy this...
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    Re: Bottle + Atomizer

    Doh! I can't catch a break here. They're closed until the end of the month. :grin:
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    Re: Bottle + Atomizer

    Thank you for the link! I notice there's a $50 minimum order. I'm currently just looking for a couple of 2oz bottles or so. Any other recommendations for me?
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    Re: Seeking first Vetiver

    I recently sampled Encre Noire, and while I'm sure it's a wonderful fragrance, it wasn't what I was looking for. I'm seeking something bright and fresh, universally perfect for hot summer days as...
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    Bottle + Atomizer

    I'm not sure if this is the correct section to post this in... but since I regularly get samples with no atomizer, I was wondering where I could get some quality, yet budget small bottles with...
  21. Thread: Fresh cut grass

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    Re: Fresh cut grass

    I'll add one for Mugler Cologne, as I haven't sampled the others listed. I love the fragrance. :)
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    Re: What's the venue for Lalique - Encre Noire?

    I also sampled Encre Noire today for the first time. I accidentally over-applied since my atomizer wasn't working correctly, and it was entirely too strong on me. With that said, I totally get the...
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    Re: Anyone order from Scentmonkey before?

    I ordered a sample on Sunday as well, but I received an order verification as well as shipping confirmation already. Sounds like they made a mistake or perhaps it got stuck in your spam box.

    This...
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    Re: New Running Shoes Scent

    Wonderful detailed story, thank you for sharing it! I hope that someone else shares the same scent experience that I do, because I've known to be a little loopy at times. :)
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    New Running Shoes Scent

    I just received a few samples from Diptyque and I had to comment on my first impression of L'Eau de Neroli.

    It completely reminds me of the smell of new running shoes. There's a citrus to it, but...
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    Seeking first Vetiver

    I've recently fallen in love with vetiver, and I'm searching for my first fragrance utilizing this. At a local Sephora, I compared Guerlain Vetiver as well as Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, and of the two, I...
  27. Re: Soooooo I finally joined Basenotes

    Welcome to the forum! Just a small comment I have on your YouTube page. It's extremely difficult to read because the background colors are the same as the text being used. Black on black, brown on...
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    Zirh Ikon's Metallic Accord

    I purchased the 125ml Zirh Ikon / Deodorant set at TJ Maxx today for $15. After wearing it for a short time, I've noticed a metallic accord, similar to what I get from other fragrances such as Chrome...
  29. Thread: Hanae Mori N1

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    Hanae Mori N1

    I was at Neiman Marcus sampling some fragrances when I saw a bottle of this Hanae Mori N1. Since I've enjoyed the various HM fragrances available so far, I decided to smell this one. It's a very...
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    Re: Favorite Bang-For-The-Buck Fragrances

    I apologize for creating a new topic on the subject, but thank you all for the recommendations as well as links!
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    Favorite Bang-For-The-Buck Fragrances

    While there are many incredibly refined fragrances out there that may cost as much as a low-end computer, I was wondering which fragrances are your favorites under a low-end pricepoint, such as $30. ...
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    Re: A Question for Gay, Straight and Bisexual Men

    I also feel like it has nothing to do with scent, but more to do with your experiences with an individual wearing one. For example, I once had a horrible experience with someone wearing Clinique...
  33. Thread: Habit Rouge

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    Re: Habit Rouge

    I love the controversy surrounding this fragrance... I really need to sample Habit Rouge...
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    Re: what will God and the Devil will wear?

    I'm actually thinking the opposite of most. If God and the Devil were to wear a fragrance, I believe the Devil's fragrance would be a step more beautiful, serene, peaceful and attracting than what...
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    Re: What fragrances did/does your father wear?

    Obsession for Men, always. While I should like the scent, I still don't. Perhaps he just applies too much.
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    First Scent: Mugler Cologne

    While at a local Macy's, I was able to card-sample Mugler Cologne for the first time. I really enjoy the scent, as it's very well suited to the hot summery weather we've been having here.

    The...
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    Re: I Love Armani Code...

    Thanks for the suggestions! I have a sample of Le Male, and although a nice scent, it's a bit more powdery than I would prefer.

    I will try the others hopefully this weekend. Any other...
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    I Love Armani Code...

    I wore a sample to work today, and I just love the slight vanilla scent to it. However, my skin doesn't seem to hold onto it very well.

    Are there any similar fragrances I should try in or around...
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    Re: Fragrance Uniquity

    Thanks for the recommendations so far. Would you recommend any specific fragrances to try from Fragonard?

    Please feel free to post more recommendations and opinions!
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    Re: Fragrance Uniquity

    I absolutely agree with you. I've been doing a lot of legwork lately, visiting stores so I can test fragrances. I'm also willing to try some samples only available online. I'm really just looking...
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    Fragrance Uniquity

    I'd like to find myself a goto everyday fragrance that is unique enough that I'd probably not catch another in a crowded room also wearing it, unless of course they were a regular here. :)

    With...
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    Re: Favorite Tom Fords?

    I tested Tobacco Vanille yesterday and did enjoy the scent. You can definitely pick out the tobacco (cigar/pipe) and vanilla scents seperately, and they both seem to be high quality. However,...
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    Similar to Hanae Mori H.M.

    I've recently tried Hanae Mori H.M. and have found that I'm in love with the style of fragrance. I'd love to hear opinions of other similar fragrances that I should try that might be even more...
  44. Thread: Going Unnoticed

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    Re: Going Unnoticed

    Thank you all for the replies. I didn't expect this topic to be as popular as it is! I definitely do and will continue to wear fragrances for myself. I also have to say it's been a lot of fun...
  45. Thread: Going Unnoticed

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    Going Unnoticed

    So, I've been wearing a few fragrances the past days to work to see how they smell on me after a period of time. I usually do 3 sprays, chest (on skin), neck and wrist at around 6:30 AM, and head in...
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    Re: Seeking a Mysterious Pure Fragrance

    I'm wearing the sample of L'Eau Par Kenzo Pour Homme today to see how it is. I do like the light, clean fragrance of it.

    Whatever I had smelled seemed as if it didn't have any additional scent to...
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    Re: Seeking a Mysterious Pure Fragrance

    Hey all, just a small update.

    I went to a local Sephora to find a few of the fragrances mentioned in the thread, and was able to test a few of them there.

    After testing Bvlgari Aqua and Aqua...
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    Seeking a Mysterious Pure Fragrance

    Hello all,

    This is my first post on the forum, so please excuse my ignorance when it comes to fragrances.

    A man walked past me the other day with a very distinct scent - one that I would not...
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