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    Re: Favorite 4711 type scent ?

    I thought creed pure white is a nice take on a traditional edc.

    I am actually looking for one also. Must last longer than 2 hours.

    Does Malle BC takes the win?
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    Re: A good cologne for a college student?

    scent of peace by bond no 9
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    Re: Niche + Few Designer swap

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    Re: Sport scents that aren't so sporty?

    Cartier roadster sport
    I got it as a gift. It's a very nice green clean citrusy scent
  5. Re: Blue and niche...like Bleu de Chanel, but more original.

    MFK amyris

    Smells very similar
  6. Re: Where do you think those ebay sellers get their bottles from ?

    His name was prorock2013

    3-4months ago.

    I bought other fragrances from him as well
  7. Re: Where do you think those ebay sellers get their bottles from ?

    The Macy's on 34th street carries it.

    Yes I did read recent comments about "tester" bottles being fake etc, however if you continue to research you will in fact find people mentioning that tester...
  8. Re: Where do you think those ebay sellers get their bottles from ?

    I bought TF Tuscan Leather and Azure Lime.
    About 100 each with 15$ shipping from Russia.

    Was concerned at first because the Tuscan Leather had "Tester" stamped on it.
    Both are 100% real. Took...
  9. Re: NEW COCONUT / FIG SCENT - Moroccan Fig Malin+Goetz - unisex

    Both are very nice.
    Dark rum is a full bottle worthy IMO.
    It's somewhere on my list
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    Re: Niche + Few Designer swap

    updated
  11. Re: Costume National Homme and Salvatore Ferragamo PH

    I think CNH is similar to Bois 1920 Dolce di Giorno, which btw is a fantastic scent all around.

    Try both. If price isn't an issue i prefer the Bois1920.

    The ferragamo is a great scent. I got a...
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Bois 1920 - Verde di Mare
    Bois 1920 - dolce di giorno

    Both are beautiful summer scents. Verde smells to me like a the first day going to the beach when it's warm and nice out.
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    Re: 1 spritz of Leather Oud = big complaint

    Fresh spray of leather oud during the summer, while being locked in a small car?
    Not a good scenario.

    I like leather oud but it's not the time of the year to wear it
  14. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    I thought medicinal, but honestly to me its more on the soapy / spa spectrum.
    Its not a powdery soapy scent, but it definitely smells like a high end spa, or a very luxurious hotel if that makes...
  15. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    Yeah I am. Idk if the price is justified but that's a whole different discussion
  16. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    I grabbed my bottle today and I'm happy about it.
    Lasts pretty good so far also. I sprayed it on at the store around 4pm. I can still smell it
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    Re: Got my Creed Royal Mayfair

    Yeah I got to the store around 4pm, I applied two sprays and I still smell it very strong
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    Re: Got my Creed Royal Mayfair

    I did not own windsor.
    I smelled it once a long time ago. Can't recall
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    Re: Got my Creed Royal Mayfair

    Just got my bottle as well. Walking home wit it as we speak.
    I sprayed some at the store, and so far I'm enjoying it a lot.
    It's very classy and good for daily wear.
    It has a lot of character yet...
  20. Re: Help me pick my next one while i wait for Creed RM

    I have OV and MI.
    SMW didn't really do it for me, same goes for the royal exclusives.
    I also have TF - NP and azure lime (incase it would be suggested)

    While BdP is a fuller scent I found it...
  21. Help me pick my next one while i wait for Creed RM

    While i wait for my bottle of Royal Mayfair i told myself i can only buy one (maybe two) fragrances in the meantime.

    While options are limitless these are the ones i found myself thinking about...
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    I regret buying noir extreme.
    Has no place in my collection.
    It's a very "shy" scent, like projection is weak and a better word to describe it would be thin.
    The fragrance itself doesn't have much...
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    Re: Ordering from Tom Ford

    I got oud wood fragrance and face mask
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    Re: Ordering from Tom Ford

    i got a few samples when i got noir extreme from them.
    i didnt ask it just came with it
  25. Poll: Re: Cologne recommendation for late teen& early 20s

    I have the AdP and I do like it but it's very linear.
    Reason I suggested PE is because it's all year around, every occasion and weather.
    It smells very classy and upscale, but still has that...
  26. Poll: Re: Cologne recommendation for late teen& early 20s

    Chanel platinum egoiste.
    I was like 20 when I got my first bottle. Always kept one since.
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    Re: Which Tom Ford fragrance is your favorite?

    Oud wood and london
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    Re: Frederic Malle Night - Oud release

    Yeah it's insane.
    I don't find it appealing
  29. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Well I reserved a 2.5oz bottle.
    I will give it another sniff once the testers are in and hopefully be able to get an actual sample as well.
    I am not sure what is RE. Royal exclusive you mean?
    I...
  30. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    I smelled it today at the Madison store.
    The SA only has an automizer for now. Testers will be in next week. They will have the bottles in 3 weeks give or take.
    I think it's very nice. I can't...
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    Frederic Malle Night - Oud release

    Was just at the Malle boutique off Madison.
    Picked up my first fragrance from the line- bois d'orange

    While there the SA showed me their Oud release.
    800$ for 50ml.

    Smells very pungent and...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    Creed Millesime Imperial
    After a long wait due to being scared from all the weak batches etc
    I decided to just got for it
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    Re: Niche + Few Designer swap

    Updated
  34. Re: Welcome to the first day of summer! Any fragrances you're testing out this summer?

    Rxr Amnesia

    Shares some notes with bond fire island
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    Re: Habit Rouge Sport - Worth Buying ?

    I blind bought it because it was cheap.
    It's alright. I don't think I will wear it too often.
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    X-Ray / RXR profumo

    Anyone us any experience with this line?
    Picked up a bottle of Amnesia from barneys.
    Came out to be 55$ on sale, instead of 185.

    It's a nice marine/ aquatic scent.
    Definitely worth the price I...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2015

    RXR - Amnesia

    A bunch of RXR / X-Ray line are 55$ on barneys warehouse.
  38. Poll: Re: Tom Ford - Neroli Portofino versus Chanel - Platinum Egoiste

    I like PE for summer nights, but it's a great all year around. It's one of my go to's when I'm not sure about the occasion etc
    NP is also great for any time. Very easy to wear and inoffensive.

    I...
  39. Re: Best Neroli, and Neroli Portofino vs Cologne Indélébile

    does anyone here own both, or finds a reason to have both?
  40. Re: Best Neroli, and Neroli Portofino vs Cologne Indélébile

    I have very little experience with Malle and xerjoff.
    I have seen Kobe mentioned before for a neroli offering.
    How's Nio and Kobe compare?
  41. Re: Best Neroli, and Neroli Portofino vs Cologne Indélébile

    Unfortunately I found the creed to be a lot more "lemon" heavy than a nice green herbal neroli.
    Not saying it's bad but it's not what I'm looking for

    Sweetstench408
    What makes you prefer the...
  42. Best Neroli, and Neroli Portofino vs Cologne Indélébile

    I am currently in search for a new neroli fragrance.
    I am a big fan of TF NP; great smelling neroli but i think it doesnt last well on me.

    Few weeks ago i got a chance to smell the new Malle....
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    Re: Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Golden Acacia

    The original ferragamo pour homme, is a beautiful smokey peach / fig scent.
    Somewhat similar to boos 1920 dolce di giorno
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    Re: Your Most Recent Summer Purchases

    I have been tempted to buy Vetiver Extraordinaire the past 3 visits to barneys NYC.
    Every time i was steered away from it.

    How does it wear during the summer heat
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    Your Most Recent Summer Purchases

    What are your top 5 new additions to your collection that were made with summer in mind?

    I personally added a lot of Bois 1920. The whole line has a "vacation" feel to it.

    1. Bois 1920 - Dolce...
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    Re: Atkinsons Fragrance

    As stated above, Oud Save the King is great.

    While not ground breaking, it is a really well composed sweet oud scent.
    It smells very high quality and classy.

    The Triple Extrait was pretty good...
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    Re: Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    i think it beats the point of the fragrance
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    Re: Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    Agreed.

    After a full day wear I find it very similar to the recent tom ford noir extreme.

    Opening is nice, but the dry down is average plus.

    So far the leather one is my favorite out of that...
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    Re: Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    Barney's did not have a bottle yet from what I saw but they had samples
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    Re: Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    I see. Thank you for clearing it up
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    Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    Got a sample of it today from Barneys.

    i got to say...it's a very nice smelling amber.

    it doesn't have much "amber" feel to it like some of the popular ambers.
    the notes are very well blended....
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    Niche + Few Designer swap

    Creed - Acier Aluminium 75ml 99% full

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Velvet Mood - 97% Full (with box)

    Montale Aoud Melody 3.4oz 99%full


    D&G pour Homme 2.5oz - 98% full

    Escada - Vintage...
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    TF website.

    Yes the outer shell is a thin metal sheet.
    Feels very cheap.
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    ^ exactly my thoughts.
    That is why I was disappointment from such a tamed release.

    sprayed it at 8am. I can still smell it pretty good on me.
    For a mainstream release it is very high quality,...
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    I think the regular noir was too niche for the mainstream.
    This was the toned down fix.

    I see where you get the spice bomb.

    It's defenitly a crowed pleaser. Suitable for most occasions. Maybe...
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Its not a bad scent. I would much rather wear it above the other ones.
    I do like how it smells, but as a big tom ford fan i am a little disappointed.
    Its too mainstream for a TF release. It comes...
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    Re: First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    I shouldve waited and not blind bought it.
    It smells a lot better IMO than the said two, but what i was trying to say is that it smells mainstream and the two scents share some similarities.
    I just...
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    First Thoughts: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Just got my bottle.

    First thing that i dont like is the gold cap.

    If it was metal it would be awesome, but the plastic cap feels very cheap.

    Now for the smell:

    So on the initial spray i...
  59. Re: New in the Oud Mood Collection from Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud Satin Mood!!

    Damn
    I just it their regular oud last night.
    I'm curious to see how this one smells
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Tom Ford Noir Extreme.

    Can't wait for it to arrive
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    L'artisan - Timbuktu

    Nasomatto - Black afgano
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    Re: MFK Oud Mood Collection - Thoughts?

    i found velvet and cashmere to be very similar.
    From your perspective, how would you describe the differences?

    I only smelled them on paper. Minor differences to my nose
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    Re: MFK Oud Mood Collection - Thoughts?

    I like their regular oud a lot.
    Its next on my list together with montale black aoud.

    The thing is that to me, the regular Oud isnt oud focused but rather a composition.

    The velvet oud...
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    MFK Oud Mood Collection - Thoughts?

    Picked up a bottle of Velvet mood few days ago.

    Very unique deep resinous - industrial like scent.
    Gasoline laced scent. Smokey and very deep.
    Complex and beautiful but very hard to pull off.
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    TF azure lime
  66. [USA] Re: Swaps - Niche/ Designer - Tom Ford, Bond No.9 and more, Samples

    Updated and sent pm
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    MFK - oud velvet mood
    Dior - Leather Oud
    Amouage - memoir man
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    Re: Very Happy with Dior Homme Parfum

    In retrospective I should've bought more bottles.
    It's available in duty free shops. Not sure if it's exclusive to a specific airport chain
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    Very Happy with Dior Homme Parfum

    I just picked up Dior homme Parfum at the delta terminal in JFK.

    What a great scent.

    I was never a fan of any of the other Dior Homme.
    The original and the intense version were too lipsticky...
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    Re: Oud Wood- A subtle hype-king?

    I find Oud Wood incredible.
    Is it hyped? yes, unfortunately it is. In my opinion it takes away a little from the scent, but when not overdone, its a great scent.
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    Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - something similar ??

    Apom by MFk, to me smells similar
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    Re: Montale Aoud Greedy

    Citrus and anise hmm

    I had Must de Cartier and i was not a fan of the anise there.
    Happen to know if there are any similarities?
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    Montale Aoud Greedy

    Hey

    Got an offer to buy a bottle at a really good price.
    Can't seem to find too much information or reviews about this one.

    Has anyone tried it, and if so what are your thoughts?
    What would...
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    Byredo - Help me with the line

    I blind bought Palermo and received it today.
    Its not mind blowing but its a very good summer scent.

    I got to smell a couple from their line at Barneys, and they all smelled pretty linear to me....
  75. Blind bought Montale Aoud Melody - What to expect?

    Hey

    I just bought the above online at a very good price.
    I was reading that its similar to MFK's Oud scent, which i really like (in my buy list)

    For those who have experience with the scent,...
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    Re: les Exclusifs suggestions for a "Chanel man"

    No they are just not as "mainstream" aka crowd-pleasers as most scents.
    Its not necessarily a bad thing. I mean, a Ferrari would be less appealing if it was an everyday car.
    They arent bold scents,...
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    Re: les Exclusifs suggestions for a "Chanel man"

    I agree that most of them are inflexible. Cologne and sycomore are probably the more flexible ones.

    I don't consider them as challenging, but I don't see them as wearable as some stuff.
    They all...
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    Re: les Exclusifs suggestions for a "Chanel man"

    Check out no22
    It's floral but I find it very wearable
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    Re: Rose dominated frags?

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Lumiere Noire Pour Homme
  80. Re: Wall Street by Bond No 9 gotta be the worst smelling fragrance ever

    I think a lot of people are giving bond a hard time.
    Yes it's gimmicky and over priced, but they make some really good scents.
    I never got the wet dog accord until recently. I think Wall Street...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris - Is the EDP worth it?

    Its not about the price. Im just wondering if its worth it as in if its noticeably different than the EDT
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    Midnight in Paris - Is the EDP worth it?

    Hey

    So few days ago i got rid of my bottle of MiP EDT.

    I liked the scent, but nothing more than that.
    It didnt get too many wears. Something about the EDT just didnt smell rights to me.
    It...
  83. Re: Really finding it trouble finding a cologne I'm satisfied with

    I think chanel platinum egoiste or tom ford grey vetiver are very good choices.
    They are both very high quality and can be worn year around. They fit every occasion and when I wear them I always get...
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    Re: Tom Ford - What Would You Buy ?

    It's the application of it.
    I get uncomfortable wearing two full sprays of it.
    It's more tamed once dried down. I do like one full spray and it's good.
    Btw
    I have layered a little of TF Extreme...
  85. Re: Wall Street by Bond No 9 gotta be the worst smelling fragrance ever

    I have a 3.4oz bottle.
    I like it. Its nothing outstanding but a good go to smell.
    Smelling from the bottle/ cap i do get the wet dog reference, but once you wear it and it dries down it shares some...
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    Re: Smelling good or Standing out?

    I want to take a small step back here and re-state something.

    When i said smelling good, i meant fit in the common concept of smelling good.
    A collection can consist of mainly mainstream...
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    Re: Smelling good or Standing out?

    I have tam dao also. Great smell

    It's not that niche don't smell good. It's just that a lot of them go against the common perception of a good smell.
    Same as in sushi where the general society...
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    Smelling good or Standing out?

    Hi everyone,
    its been a while since i last posted here.

    My taste in fragrances just like in food, has recently shifted towards more exotic and different things that stand out.

    One of my...
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    Re: Tom Ford - What Would You Buy ?

    I have BO and it doesnt get many wears.
    The scent is beautiful but like some people have stated its very "out there"
    It is not an easy one to wear. It will definitely make you stand out, but at...
  90. Thread: WTH Creed Aventus

    by Kbar
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    Re: WTH Creed Aventus

    How do i know which one i have without having the box anymore?
    I was at BG yesterday and smelled their aventus.
    Smells so different than mine. I bought mine nearly two years ago. Smells much...
  91. [USA] Swaps - Niche/ Designer - Tom Ford, Bond No.9 and more, Samples

    Hi,

    Here is my full list of fragrances for swap / sale

    Contact me with any questions


    Bond No. 9 - New Haarlem 1.7oz (98% full)

    Tom Ford - Black Violet 1.7oz BNIB (very rare)
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    [USA] Re: Bond No. 9 - New Haarlem

    Updated list:

    Bond No. 9 - New Haarlem 1.7oz (98% full)
    Tom Ford - Black Violet 1.7oz BNIB (very rare)
    Bogart - Silver Scent Intense
    Serge Lutens - Cedre 50ml (99%)
    Azzaro - Elixir 3.4oz...
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    [USA] BNIB Tom Ford Black Violet 1.7oz

    Hi

    I have a brand new unopened bottle.
    Looking for 350$ net

    Will consider interesting trades as well.

    Feel free to contact me with an offer
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    [USA] Bond No. 9 - New Haarlem

    Hi Guys and Girls,

    I have about 98% full bottle of New Haarlem 1.7oz

    Wore it two or three times, just doesn't wear well on me.

    Open to any swap of equal or higher value (willing to add...
  95. Re: New Buy - Bogart Silver Scent Intense + more finds in israel

    I wasnt able to find the regular one, but this one is pretty woodsy. Kind of like one of the JV artisan. Maybe the black one but with less of a fabreeze smell to it.

    I can see the 8hr of power and...
  96. New Buy - Bogart Silver Scent Intense + more finds in israel

    Hi everyone

    Today while in israel on vacation i found a discounted section of different men cosmetics and fragrances. I did not have have enough with me to buy more then one item so i am planning...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Tjmaxx:
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Givenchy Blue
    Givenchy Red
    Givenchy Gentleman
    Vera Wang Men
    D&G Masculine

    Marshalls:
    Givenchy Intense Ultramarine (great aquatic scent btw)
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    Any fans of Aveda Men Pure-Formance?

    I saw this at the aveda store few days ago.
    Its pretty good. Its a spicy lemon/woodsy leather.

    Im thinking of picking up a bottle.

    what do yall think?
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    Re: Must de Cartier? What do you think?

    its really not a bad scent. i dont see why you dislike it.
    it does have a very strong sense of class to it, yet it is a great all around scent.
    it isnt phenomenal but its not bad either.
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    Re: Must de Cartier? What do you think?

    Yes I also thought it would be for romantic use but its a very nice all-around scent.
    itasts pretty good on me, it jusy doesnt really project.
    The anis is a little overwhelming at first. I used 4...
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