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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Artie Shaw's Moonglow
    Water
    Habit Rouge l'Eau
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Habit Rouge l'Eau--just right for today.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    Noticed a splash bottle of Heritage and a Dolce & Gabanna For Homme (on a ladies dressing table) on Midsomer Murders, Season 5, Episode 4 (a young Hugh Bonneville guest stars).
  4. Re: Scent from a shipwreck: recreating a lost perfume

    I have never seen Seinfeld so can't be sure about that but it is real and I have smelled it: https://www.jpeterman.com/category/100101100/1903-collection
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    VERY nice! How do you find them?
  6. Re: Scent from a shipwreck: recreating a lost perfume

    Really interesting--thank you. It reminds me of how J. Peterman recreated a fragrance using gas chromatography (resulting in a very nice scent). One wonders what the other bottle might have yielded,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Serious June gloom today and I thought (correctly) that the Eucalyptus and incense of 1828 Jules Verne would resonate in this cooler weather.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    My Ever Changing Moods--Style Council
    Ruku Gin on the rocks--Suntory
    West Indian Limes--St. Johns West Indies
  9. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    So many but Poivre Samarcande smells resolutely masculine to me--while it lasts!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Jools and Jim
    Tejava
    Ferrari Uomo
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    Re: Santa Barbara- Perfume Plus

    No, but I am up there often so will be interested in hearing about it!
  12. Re: There is a reason they're classics and still around

    Great line up. When I look at my most worn on this site they are mostly classics!
  13. Re: Which is your favourite Lily-of-the-Valley perfume ?

    Diorissimo, naturally although if you can find vintage Muget du Bonheur from Caron, it is wonderfully old fashioned and pretty.
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    Re: Perfumes of American Places

    This one came to my mind as well--they sell it in a shop in old Scottsdale and I remember how like the area it smelled.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    She had a good innings!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Great starting line up!
  17. Re: Raid on a perfume discounter! Store finally open...

    I knew it! I go there, too.
  18. Re: Raid on a perfume discounter! Store finally open...

    Awesome picks--which shop?
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    Re: Layering Ralph Lauren Safari

    Try Lagavulin ?
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    When the Levee Breaks (Crying won't help you and praying won't do any good....)
    Negroni
    Poivre Samarcande
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    Re: Arrived: Arden Men Sandalwood.

    Lovely stuff--congrats!
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    Re: Beard And/Or Face Moisturizer

    +1 for Kiehl's--great stuff.
  23. Thread: Yardley

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    Re: Yardley

    No--I would be interested in hearing people's thoughts. I really like the masculine which came directly before these--1720--and if it is any indication of the direction Yardley is heading, then I am...
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Shine On You Crazy Diamond
    Bombay Saphire and Tonic
    Ferarri Per Uomo
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    Re: Hello, I'm new from France

    Bienvenue! Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    128285

    Not that anyone asked, but this is one of my favorite feminine perfume ads.
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    128284. Just sort of says it all. There is another Halston ad I love that is similar to Bavard's choice--just Z-14 and 1-12 next to each other--let the product speak for itself.
  28. Re: Those with kids here: do they share your love of fragrance?

    Yes--two daughters who love it. My eldest rotates between Kelly Caleche, Lilac Path and Santal Blush. My youngest wears everything including men's scents. She wore Tabu for a while--as a teenager!...
  29. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Yes, one of ten. I'll post a review once I've tried it.
  30. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Bass Solo which I won in a contest--makes it even better.
  31. Re: Histoires De Parfums, 1740 "Marquis de Sade" ...HO! LEE! MOLY!!!

    I so wanted to love this as I am a big fan of the house (Casanova and Jules Verne are my favorites). It just didn't work for me....
  32. Re: Are there any fragrance houses you don't buy due to past experience or other personal belief?

    Years ago I had an appalling encounter with the SA for Amouage at Harrod's--it so put me off the brand that they are dead to me. And it wasn't a Harrod's employee, it was the brand "ambassador" from...
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    Re: Nissan Fragrances

    Ain't that the truth!
  34. Re: Tell me about men and fragrance... in the 1930's. [a question inspired by Caron Pour un Homme]

    I still have my father's bottle of Aramis. More of a talisman to me than a bottle of scent....
  35. Poll: Re: How many bottles of Kouros do you own, 50 or 100 ml? POLL.

    Personally, I would go scentless before I would ever wear this--and that is saying something!
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    Re: Nissan Fragrances

    I know it seems funny to many of us, but in Tokyo there is a Nissan showroom--right in Ginza High Street--that showcases their R&D, concept vehicles, etc. and it is really impressive. Walk in there...
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Autumn in New York (Billie, natch)
    Gin Gimlet (is there any other kind?)
    Subtil (that's me, Mr. Subtle.....)
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Wow--those are real beauties!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Hot day, cool scent.....
  40. Re: Tell me about men and fragrance... in the 1930's. [a question inspired by Caron Pour un Homme]

    127912

    This looks like it could be from the 30s--they led with the grooming aspect.
  41. Re: Tell me about men and fragrance... in the 1930's. [a question inspired by Caron Pour un Homme]

    Look through a New Yorker from the 30s and you will see plenty of men's fragrance ads--good way of seeing what they were wearing.
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur bottles

    Thanks, Bavard, for starting this thread--it reminds me how much I love this scent and that I need to get another bottle.
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    Re: Fathers Day Suggestions

    You could remind him that you can wear scents and stay at home just as easily as when you go out......
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    Re: Classic summer fragrances for women?

    Caron's Violette Précieuse. Cristalle is a great suggestion, too.
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    Re: "Performance (1970)": bath scene

    Such a powerful, disturbing film....
  46. Re: Which houses in your collection do you have 3 or more bottles so far

    Oh, I need to add Caron to my list!
  47. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels Tsar: Old formulation vs. New formulation

    The only one I have is the ribbed Cologne version and it is amazingly mossy. I wouldn't want this any richer. I rarely wear it but have had compliments when I do.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Word on a Wing
    Yuzu tea
    Acqua di Parma
  49. Re: Which houses in your collection do you have 3 or more bottles so far

    Guerlain and Dunhill, certainly. Hermes and Acqua di Parma. Creed, Aramis, Halston, probably others....
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dumb reach for me.
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    Re: Azzaro PH L'Eau anyone?

    I love it--it is in regular rotation in warmer weather. Azzaro Pour Homme plus yuzu? What is not to like?
  52. Re: The Perfume Of Sex...ultimate taboo...the human body...?

    I think that Orto Parisi's Boccanera is an interesting exploration of this concept.
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    Re: Odore Mio Colognes and Perfumes?

    Just visited their website. Interesting. I haven't tried them but they could be something good. Their wonky English suggests that while they are based in London and sell in pounds sterling, they...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    1-12. Great stuff. Makes me want to party like it's 1976.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Coriolan--I always forget how much I love it between wearings.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    I'll Be Seeing You (Lady Day)
    Vesper
    Aqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: Even the model for it couldnl't stand Brut

    I never knew that Faberge was part of Estee Lauder--news to me!
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    Re: Dunhill Century (2018)

    FYI, it is available in the US in Dunhill stores--I tried it in the one in Hudson Yards. I quite liked it but not enough to buy. Great bottle! Gift set currently available on fragrance net.
  59. Thread: Cologne

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    Re: Cologne

    +1 for that! I have both and prefer the Mugler.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    The whole album: Working Man's Dead
    The dregs of tonight's Cotes du Rhone
    And still wearing Castle Forbes--which is really wonderful

    In a weird curfew lockdown which means having a trusty pooch...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Well, exactly!
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I feel like I am in East Berlin and y'all are in West Berlin..... None of these stores are open here yet and frankly not ready to risk it going to them even if they were open. Beverly Hills has a 2...
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Memory Motel by the Stones
    Vermouth Cassis
    Castle Forbes's Gentleman's Cologne
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Hoppe's No. 9. And I'm not kidding....
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    Re: Quorum by Antonio Puig: A Guide to Versions

    I have the oakmoss + treemoss version and love it.
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    Re: Latest Parfums de Nicolai - Eau De Yuzu!

    Sounds Ichi Ban!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Lay Down Sallie
    G&T
    Pursuit
  68. Re: Whats the most attractive lady's perfume to you? (Feerie appreciation & a thief's journal)

    The lady who wears it has so much to do with it......
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Beautiful, FCM415! I have a 1930s Omega that went into the shop just before lockdown and I actually forgot that I even had it--it will be like Christmas when they reopen and I get it back. I have...
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    Re: The Art Of Layering - Successful Stories

    Tobacco Oud is one of the best from this line and I can see how it would pair well with Tuscan Leather which--on its own--I find lacking.
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    Re: The Art Of Layering - Successful Stories

    I am not a fan of layering, full stop. That said, today I wore a scent I have mixed feelings about: R de Capucci (sorry, Hirsch_duckfinder). Beautiful--perfect in many ways--yes, I get that. ...
  72. Thread: Vintage Bijan

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    Re: Vintage Bijan

    I am intrigued. I always gave this one a wide berth as it seemed so over the top--much like their clothes. I did some work for them a while back when they were succession planning around the death...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Habit Rouge l'Eau--it just smells right, somehow.
  74. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    +1 for Special for Gentlemen!
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    Re: Is Grasse worth a visit?

    Yes!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Havana--I so enjoyed it yesterday that I wore it again today!
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    125916

    I forgot how much I really like this!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Golden Years (well, all of Station To Station, in fact)
    Dewars and soda
    Endymion
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Idris Mohammad's Turn This Mutha Out, followed by Locura by Mariza (deep funk groove and then some Fado....)
    Calvados Sidecar (no sugar, no cherry, on the dry side)
    Dunhill's Icon
  80. Re: anyone know where to get Cologne of the Missions by Le Couvent des Minimes in the US?

    They are owned by l'Occitane but not sure if they distribute them in the US.... How is Cologne of the Missions? I haven't tried it.
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    Re: Need some advice on "gothic" perfumes

    Relique d'Amour by Oriza L. Legrand: This is a lyrically beautiful new fragrance from this venerable French house. It is exactly as described--a cold stone chapel, scented from years of incense...
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    Re: In the mood for roses...

    I am not a rose fan--by a long shot--but I think that Czech & Speake's No.88 is one of the best masculine roses out there. Amazing stuff.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    That Vesper looks great! I must fish out my bottle of Cuir d'Ange and give it another try.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Fools by Drugdealer
    Révélation French Chardonnay
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
  85. Re: John Varvatos Files for Bankruptcy - tiime to buy???

    Vintage is the only one I felt was full bottle worthy. Sorry to hear about the BK but not a surprise and more to come, I fear.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Stars Fell on Alabama (Ella and Louis)
    Blond Negroni
    Guerlain's Vetiver
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Thanks, Chuck--good to know.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Blue tea? What is that? Sounds intriguing.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I agree--that was a good one! I haven't tried the current version--I must do that sometime although there is plenty of vingtage out there....
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    Re: Avignon/Cardinal/Full Incense - which one?

    I like Cardinal the best of those three--it is so wearable.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Guerlain's Vetiver. It is the first fragrance I ever bought for myself, when I was a teenager. I loved it then and I love it now. Every time I wear it, I think "why don't I wear this all the...
  92. Re: Your Top-5 of the Most Underrated and Criminally Discontinued Fragrances of All-Time.

    Dunhill's Blend 30 tops my list, followed by Baie de Genievre, Original Gucci Pour Homme, original Ted Lapidus Pour Homme and Caswell-Massey's Persian Leather.
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    Vintage Bowie (Win)
    Lillet in a cocktail from David Leibovitz's "Drinking French"
    Eau de l"Orange Verte
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    Re: Your longest scent ”relationship”

    Halston Z-14 since the early 80s, through thick and thin. Can't even count the number of bottles I have had. My then girlfriend/now wife gave me one of my first bottles.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Some of my watches come with the chains, fobs, etc., but even though I often wear vests, a pocket watch is a little too dandified, even for me.

    I do love them, though. This one has one is a...
  96. Re: Intermitent Stimulus: The Chest is the best spot for perfumes

    Chest works for me--I think having a hairy chest helps hold the scent.
  97. Re: Are you wearing fragrance more or less during quarantine?

    More, I think.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Weather in the 90s so I have been living for the last few days with Orange Verte as my SOTD and just loving it.
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    Re: Finally a perfect cabinet for me

    Nice cabinet and collection. too!
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    I know that this thread is really about wristwatches but here is a pocket watch of mine that I really love, silver case from the late 1800s with St. George slaying the dragon engraved by a famous...
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