Search:

Type: Posts; User: bigcream3133; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Why is there both a Male and Female section on Basenotes if all fragrances are Unisex?

    Checkmate my friends.
  2. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Well gee-whiz Russel, what would you think of a man in a dress? That's what society thinks of men who wear womens perfume.

    The entire "it's just marketing nonsense" is a joke.

    Are you saying...
  3. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Please note I was staying in topic and responding to Primrose in comment #66. It's very obvious it is in the realm of the stated purpose of this thread, whether it agrees with certain individuals...
  4. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Thank you for your most excellent reply. The majority of us on basenotes who agree with you are frowned upon by politically-correct members of the board who put down other people who disagree with...
  5. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Thank you. I thought it was darn good myself since we're discussing gender.


    Please wise up and realize we're discussing the bigger picture of gender. Don't be so black-and-white. Open your...
  6. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    That looks very interesting. I wonder if they ship to the USA? Is Barony Brazil Coconut strickly coconut, or is it mixed with ther florals/fruits?
  7. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Riiiiiiiight. I'm gonna go put on a my new dress and see if I get
    "judged" (your word) by society. If you seriously can say that with a straight face ( no pun intended) that a MAN can pull off...
  8. Re: Acqua di Gio Essenza - Release Date for the States?

    It's available on eBay if you're willing to pay the $45 mark-up.
  9. Re: Acqua di Gio Essenza - Release Date for the States?

    May 24, 2012



    Thank you for visiting Giorgio Armani Beauty on the Web.

    Giorgio Armani Beauty products are sold worldwide but the product line varies from country to country.

    The product...
  10. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    Again, you can't be serious. Unless you're living in the Land of Oz, scents obviously have gender....hence the separate Mens and Womens fragrance counters in every department store throughout the...
  11. Re: Not the most "Masculine" fragrance out there!

    I find all the Pure Havane/Dior Homme frags plenty Feminine.

    Also, Givenchy Pi, Rochas Man, One Million, Fleur de Male, and Gaultier 2
  12. Re: Have you ever returned a fragrance only to buy it again a week later?

    They used it as a tester. Thanks for asking :)
  13. Have you ever returned a fragrance only to buy it again a week later?

    I did that with Chanel Allure Blanche.
  14. Re: Les Creations Couture Pi Leather Edition Givenchy for men

    Well the good news is I live in the Detroit area, which is only a short 30-minute drive away from Canada (windsor) and the Bay fragrance store! I called Stella, and she said she would call their...
  15. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche Concentree really being discontinued forever?

    It's now completely gone from Sephora's website.
    Only available at Chanel.
  16. Re: Les Creations Couture Pi Leather Edition Givenchy for men

    I guess HARRODS website wont/cant let me ship this to the USA.
    I've tried all day and it wont let me ship it to the USA.
    Anyone else have the same issue?
  17. Replies
    64
    Views
    17,371

    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    No where else to buy it for delivery to USA.
    The retail at Sephora France is roughly $97.50 USD prior to any taxes and/or shipping.
  18. Re: Les Creations Couture Pi Leather Edition Givenchy for men

    Just purchased from Harrods website: http://www.harrods.com/product/givenchy/les-creations-couture-pi-edt-60ml/000000000002806782?icid=search-result

    It's confusing that the box says PARFUM on the...
  19. Replies
    64
    Views
    17,371

    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    I just bought the 75ml on Ebay for $142 USD (including shipping).
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,922

    Re: Rochas man intense

    As far as I know, Rochas Man Intense is now only available at Sephora France www.sephora.fr
    Some people purchase it there, and then re-sell it on eBay at inflated prices (just like with Pure Malt...
  21. Re: Les Creations Couture Pi Leather Edition Givenchy for men

    And this "new" Givenchy Pi will be an EDP? Parfum is usually much stronger than EDT? Givenchy Pi had an EDP about 10 years ago which they discontinued.

    I read that the new box will have leather,...
  22. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    I agree that Creed Virgin Island Water EDP has the best rendition of authentic coconut. I just wish it was a lot STRONGER and lasted a lot LONGER.
  23. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    I also found on Amazon a "Honey Coconut" perfume by Love & Toast.
  24. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    I agree with you that Creed Virgin Island Water is 90 % LIME with very little (faint) coconut; however, both the Perfume and Cologne versions of Island Bath & Body coconut are marketed solely towards...
  25. Replies
    64
    Views
    17,371

    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    Where did you try it? I can't even find it on ebay.
  26. Les Creations Couture Pi Leather Edition Givenchy for men

    Fragrantica says this is supposed to be out in 2012. Anyone know where I can purchase it online? How is this 2012 version of Givenchy Pi different than the original besides the bottle?

    Is the...
  27. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Isn't the 1.6 oz. perfume bottle for women? They have a 3 oz cologne spray for $15.99

    i wonder if the cologne is for men and the perfume for women, or is it just a difference in strength?
  28. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Profumum Dolce Acqua
  29. Replies
    2
    Views
    826

    Profumum - Acqua Dolce

    Anyone sample this? Luckyscent clams it's sways way feminine.
    Do you think a guy could pull it off since it's also marketed towards men?
  30. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Havane!!!

    There is a 30 day return policy.
  31. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche Concentree really being discontinued forever?

    I purchased 3 bottles on Nordstroms website; however, according to checkcosmetic.net all the bottles Nordstrom sent me are expired and 4 years old! Chanel made them in July 2008 with code 0701
    ...
  32. Replies
    64
    Views
    17,371

    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    What date will this be in the USA?

    Is there anywhere online that will deliver to the USA?
  33. Replies
    82
    Views
    17,836

    Re: New Fragrance: Acqua di Gio Essenza?

    Does Sephora France deliver to the USA?

    Can I buy this anywhere in the USA?
  34. Replies
    82
    Views
    17,836

    Re: New Fragrance: Acqua di Gio Essenza?

    Does Sephora France deliver to the USA?

    Does anyone sell this in the USA?
  35. Re: Bond No 9 - I love NY for Marriage Equality

    That's right, the rest of us are just lazy unemployed bums. :lipsrsealed:
  36. Re: Bond No 9 - I love NY for Marriage Equality

    Wow! I wish I was fortunate enough to be blessed with that kind of disposable income.
  37. Re: Bond No 9 - I love NY for Marriage Equality

    Why not? Because many people say you should never blind-buy cologne based on reviews. You could be out a lot of money on a fragrance you hate. Plus, there are no reviews on Marriage Equality since...
  38. Bond No 9 - I love NY for Marriage Equality

    Will this be a unisex fragrance?

    Do people really plunk down close to $200 on pre-order without ever smelling it to know if they like it?
  39. Re: D&G Light Blue Living Stromboli: Have you tried it?

    Anyone try this at Macy's yet?
  40. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Thanks. Virgin Island Water is my favorite coconut-based scent; however, I wish Creed would isolate the coconut note and sell something along the lines of Sublime Vanille.

    The ultra-refined high...
  41. Re: Oriflame Ascendant versus Givenchy Pi - which is the better vanilla?

    Thanks. I love Givenchy Pi and some reviews mentioned Ascendant may have similar qualities.
  42. Re: Etienne Aigner Suede versus Guess Suede

    I was going to purchase a bottle from beautyEncounter but I'm skeptical on buying a 7-year-old bottle since they havent been made since 2005, and mmost fragrances expire agfter 3 years according to...
  43. Oriflame Ascendant versus Givenchy Pi - which is the better vanilla?

    or the newer Ascendant Pure?
  44. Etienne Aigner Suede versus Guess Suede

    Which is better?

    Is Tom Ford White Suede, or Daim Blond, worth the extra money?
  45. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Sean Jean Unforgivable Black.

    However, none of these are stricly coconut.
  46. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Frederic Malle - Carnal Flower is one I forgot to mention.

    My favorite rendition of coconut is in VIW. I wish they could isolate that note and sell it as a high-end coconut scent. There are too...
  47. COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    1. Creed - Virgin Island Water
    2. Marc Jacobs for Men
    3. Tom Ford - Black Orchid
    4. Bond No 9 - Fire Island
    5. David Beckham - Intimately Beckham Night
    6. David Beckham - Signature Summer for...
  48. Tom Ford Santal Blush - leans masculine or feminine?

    Is Santal Blush more masculine than Black Orchid?
  49. Layering Givenchy Pi with Amen Pure Havane - good or bad idea?

    I wore Givenchy Pi all day, then just sprayed some Pure Havane on myself this evening and it smells awesome.

    I dont know if layering them together from the start would be a good idea though....
  50. Fragonard Desert, Creed Virgin Island Water, or Givenchy Pi

    Which is your fave out of those three?
    They are the only fragrances I currently own.
  51. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,909

    Re: What do you think of Gaultier 2

    Exactly! I love to clean-and-transparent TOP notes; however, the drydown is nasty. It smells like a dirty stew of feminine beeswax and musk. I feel like I need to take a shower while wearing it.
    ...
  52. Re: Pure Havane Available - Limited Quantities

    Do you think Mugler will do the same with Pure Malt before Christmas?
  53. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,574

    Re: dark coconut

    Creed Virgin Island Water.
  54. Re: Most expensive frag purchase with ZERO regret?

    This!
  55. Re: END OF THE WORLD = 09/2011!? Reformulation of dior homme intense..

    Do you think they already restocked with the "new" formulation at the 6 duty-free shops in canada/michigan border crossings? It's been 2 weeks since Sept 13th.
  56. Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme on StrawberryNet.com!!!

    It's there but you can't add it to your cart.
  57. Replies
    87
    Views
    4,538

    Re: Top 3 Gourmand Scents!!

    Niche

    1. Creed Virgin Island Water
    2. Fragonard Desert
    3. Guerlain Spirituesse Double Vanille


    Regular

    1. Givenchy Pi
  58. Re: L'Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme Extreme on StrawberryNet.com!!!

    Got the last bottle, thanks!
    All this time I had a link with the Guerlain L'Instant fragrances from Strawberrynet saved in my faves, and it wasnt even listed. I had to do a manual search on their...
  59. Re: END OF THE WORLD = 09/2011!? Reformulation of dior homme intense..

    I heard that all the new formulations of DHI came with a "gold box" around the words Dior Homme Intense rather than the current silver box.

    If this is true, it would be an easy way to...
  60. Re: END OF THE WORLD = 09/2011!? Reformulation of dior homme intense..

    Is there any way to tell the difference between the classic/old formula and the new one just by lookinng at the outside packaging/box/letters without opening the box?
  61. Best vanilla: Jaipur Homme, Givenchy Pi, or Acqua di Parma Mandorlo di Sicilia?

    Which is your favorite out of the three I listed (and yes I know you have another vanilla you like better lol).
  62. Re: END OF THE WORLD = 09/2011!? Reformulation of dior homme intense..

    Do all the classic versions have the silver collar? Do any of the classic versions have the black collar?
  63. Re: END OF THE WORLD = 09/2011!? Reformulation of dior homme intense..

    Is the DHI listed on strawberrry the new formulation? It said ambrette with fruity?
  64. Re: Anyone tried Boss Orange Man by Hugo boss?

    I accidently layered Boss Orange with Creed Virgin Island Water, and got massive compliments all day long!
  65. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,890

    Re: Fragonard DESERT

    Fragonard Desert smells fantastic.
    I want to try Sieste with the beeswax note.
  66. Replies
    57
    Views
    5,743

    Re: Does anyone know where to buy AMEN Pure Malt and AMEN Pure Havane online?

    My mom said I "smelled like a girl" while I was wearing Pure Havane. I think that was a rather mean thing to say.

    Perhaps 37 is too old to wear this?
  67. Replies
    57
    Views
    5,743

    Re: Does anyone know where to buy AMEN Pure Malt and AMEN Pure Havane online?

    Thanks everyone. I was able to get the last 4 bottles available of Pure Havane at the Ambassador Bridge Duty Free store in Windsor, Ontario Canada (detroit border crossing --canada side) for $68...
  68. Thread: Pure Malt

    by bigcream3133
    Replies
    1,108
    Views
    71,296

    Re: Pure Malt

    I read a review on another website that said Pure Malt smelled very similar to Givenchy Pi.

    Would you agree?
  69. Replies
    57
    Views
    5,743

    Re: Does anyone know where to buy AMEN Pure Malt and AMEN Pure Havane online?

    I can't find it on the Neiman Marcus website. Do you have the link?
  70. Replies
    57
    Views
    5,743

    Does anyone know where to buy AMEN Pure Malt and AMEN Pure Havane online?

    I read somewhere that AMEN Pure Malt was supposed to be re-issued, and available on the Mugler website sometime in September?

    Plus, I'm pretty sure you can purchase AMEN Pure Havane at Nordstrom...
  71. Are fragrances "fresher" and "newer" at Sephora/Nordstrom/Macys than at the online discounters

    For example, Gucci pour Homme came out around 2002. I heard it's being discontinued and I want to buy a FRESH bottle that will last for years.

    If I purchase at fragrancenet or beautyencounter,...
  72. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    Oh sweet! Thank you. It's just that when I read the description on fragrantica it said it only came in 50ml. I guess that was when they originally wrote the desvription in 2007 and they just never...
  73. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    I'm from the USA. I WAS ALL EXCITED WHEN I saw it on beautyencounter , but then I realized it was the new "reformulated"one because the "original" one only comes in 50ml size. Still on the hunt to...
  74. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    Thank you. I did not know that.
    Where is a good place to purchase Dior Homme Intense at a good price?
  75. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    Doesn't Dior Homme Intense have that massive lipstick/make-up note in it?
    Isn't it more feminine compared to L'Instant Extreme?
  76. Re: Rochas Man INTENSE - does anyone know where to purchase this online besides Sephora.france

    Can anyone verify if Rochas Man Intense was indeed "reformulated" in 2009?

    And if so, what are the differences?
  77. Re: Where can I buy L'INSTANT DE GUERLAIN POUR HOMME EXTREME (edp) ?

    Beautyencounter sold out in less than a week, but they say more stock is on the way. I still think $74.99 with free shipping is a great price on Beautyencounter when you buy 2 bottles and use their...
  78. Re: Rochas Man INTENSE - does anyone know where to purchase this online besides Sephora.france

    Thank you. Do you agree with this review from another basenoter:



    "A note : This was originally made by M. Roucel but was re-formulated by J-M Duriez during 2008/2009.
    This review is for the...
  79. Re: Rochas Man INTENSE - does anyone know where to purchase this online besides Sephora.france

    Thank you very much. I just placed an order online with them. I hope it's "fresh" product and not old stock.

    I dont know why Sephora in France doesnt ship to the USA online?

    Anyays, Thanks...
  80. Rochas Man INTENSE - does anyone know where to purchase this online besides Sephora.france

    Sephor.fr won't deliver to the USA.
  81. Re: Which is the Best of them PI vs le male vs rochas man vs a*men vs joop

    Huh? What? It's not a matter of opinion and subjectivity?

    Absolutely 100% it is a matter of personal opinion and subjectivity. That's what fragrances are all about.

    First of all, it is true,...
  82. Re: Which is the Best of them PI vs le male vs rochas man vs a*men vs joop

    I'm just trying to help. I gave my subjective opinion, jsut like you did. "IMHO" means In My Humble Opinion. I gave my recommendation to a 15yo newbie in good faith, suggesting he try it out. I...
  83. Replies
    31
    Views
    3,113

    Re: Blue Sugar!!!

    Blu Mediterraneo Mandorlo Di Sicilia by Acqua Di Parma has similarities. You may want to try it out.
  84. Re: Which is the Best of them PI vs le male vs rochas man vs a*men vs joop

    Haha, nope. The original male version The One. Many of my friends, and a few reviews online, mention the coconut smell, as wel las the similarity to PI. Even though coconut is not offcially listed....
  85. Re: Which is the Best of them PI vs le male vs rochas man vs a*men vs joop

    Read some of the reviews here in the basenotes directory, and fragrantica, and nowsmellthis, you will find all "these people."

    best wishes.
  86. Re: Which is the Best of them PI vs le male vs rochas man vs a*men vs joop

    I like Givenchy Pi.

    And I almost forgot to mention that a lot of people think Dolce & Gabbana's "The One" is VERY similar to Givenchy Pi, except it's lighter with an apricot/almost coconut angle....
  87. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,788

    Re: Something like Givenchy PI π !!!

    There is no clone of Givenchy Pi.... niche or ortherwise.

    Gaultier 2 has a similar extreme-vanilla in it, and a lot of people who like Pi tend to like Gaultier 2 IMO.

    The closest niche...
  88. Re: Any Natural Tropical Punch / Creamy Milkshake Fragrances?

    Blu Mediterraneo Mandorlo Di Sicilia by Acqua Di Parma (for Men) - your basic almond-vanilla-root beer milkshake.
  89. Re: Amouage Lyric for Men vs. Bond No. 9 West Side. Which ROSE scent is more masculine of unisex?

    Does ANYONE like Amouage Lyric for Men?
  90. Re: Bond No. 9 New Haarlem- is there a better gourmand?

    I prefer Rochas Man over New Haarlem.
    Price has little to do with whether or not a fragrance smells fantastic.

    I think Rochas Man smells awesome and much better than New Haarlem.
  91. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,788

    Re: Something like Givenchy PI π !!!

    Givenchy Pi was my very first signature scent when it all began 10 years ago. :)

    I'm interested to know which "similar scent" was discontinued that you mentioned in your original post?

    What...
  92. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water Millesime and Guerlain L'Instant Homme EDT are the only 2 fragrances I

    I'm afraid of the strong incense and vetiver base notes that I've read about in so many reviews regarding Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain. I heard it smels like a middle-eastern version of Le Male?
    ...
  93. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,788

    Re: Something like Givenchy PI π !!!

    Gaultier 2

    It has the same vanilla sweetness. It's not a clone, by any means, but if you love Givenchy Pi then you owe it to yourself to try Gaultier 2.
  94. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water Millesime and Guerlain L'Instant Homme EDT are the only 2 fragrances I

    Creed Virgin Island Water and Amouage Lyric for Men are the only two fragrances I own right now. It's funny how these scents both costs around $300 for their 3.4 oz. bottles.

    I ditched L'Instant...
  95. Re: Anyone order VIW from Beautyencounter? Does VIW suffer from batch variation like other millesime

    I'm just so frustrated that I spent so much money on something that wasn't worth $20, as an earlier poster mentioned. If you're not happy with the scent, then it's best to just purchase it full price...
  96. Amouage Lyric for Men vs. Bond No. 9 West Side. Which ROSE scent is more masculine of unisex?

    Which rose do you prefer?
    Is the rose ripe and doughy, or dry and green?
    Which is more mascuine?
    Is it worth the $300 price?
  97. Re: Anyone order VIW from Beautyencounter? Does VIW suffer from batch variation like other millesime

    With all due respect, three bottles isn't a very large sample to sufficiently determine whether or not batch variations exist with VIW. But I'm glad to hear you haven't had any issues, and get 8 plus...
  98. Re: L'Instant EDP Pour Homme Vs New Harlem - Which Do You Prefer

    -No competition- L'instant EDP Extreme.

    Plus, I can't stand bitter burnt coffee smell.
    Rochas man is a pleasant smooth coffee.
  99. Re: Anyone order VIW from Beautyencounter? Does VIW suffer from batch variation like other millesime

    Maybe I just forgot to take my medication.
  100. Re: Anyone order VIW from Beautyencounter? Does VIW suffer from batch variation like other millesime

    Trust me! VIW is my signature scent. It's all I really have ever worn for the last 4 years.
    This recent bottle from fragrancenet smells more like Guerlain Homme Intense rather than the VIW I'm used...
Results 1 to 100 of 147
Page 1 of 2 1 2



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000