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  1. Re: If you could have one super-popular male frag in your wardrobe, what would it be?

    terre d'hermes
    1 million
    bang

    who makes colonia assenza? acqua di parma?
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    Re: What's in your gym bag?

    burberry for men before
    cartier eau de sport after

    hell i wear them whether i work out or not.
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    Re: eau de lalique

    magandang umaga rin noggs! salamat sa iyong pagtugon sa aking tanong! hehe!





    man i'm getting hungry i love spice and i love pickles, they're currently my cravings. well it wouldn't be a...
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    eau de lalique

    why is it not as talked about? all my searches just end up being threads on encre noire. anyone care to share their experience with this frag. is it hard to come by in stores? i've only seen encre...
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    Re: Weed and cologne

    wear guerlain vetiver all the time so people think you're already a stoner all the time. btw did i mention that my friend's mom was uber hot. so now it goes...


    Weed and Cologne,
    LOL
    LMAO...
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    Re: Perfumes & Watches - I own / I wish

    first loves...

    http://watchesinmovies.info/img/f/ThomasCrownAffair-Reverso.jpg

    http://www.scentsations.co.uk/images/product_images/big/colonia_assoluta.jpg

    wish...
    ...
  7. Re: New! Tried Gucci Guilty PH yesterday--my take on it

    another gucci by gucci i guess
  8. Re: Am I the only young guy here that DOESN'T like sweet fragrances?

    i'm a spice man. eh...
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    Re: Tony Stark

    le dandy
    escada ph
    acier aluminium
    chrome
    mania
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    Re: Weed and cologne

    use powder... it brings the fumes in a room down. i was smoking with my friends one time and his parents were having a dinner party. suddenly his uncle and his buddy knock on the door and want to...
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    Poll: aromatic fougeres vs. vetivers

    i know they're both great and we can definitely have both in our wardrobes. but as i grow older these styles seem to be the ones i gravitate towards. i'm curious to see which you guys like more and...
  12. Re: The driest, spiciest fragrance you can think of?

    polo sport extreme
    montana parfum d'homme red box
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    Re: Habit Rouge classification

    damn you guys are lucky to find guerlains on discount. i rarely buy guerlains at full retail since i know the classics are so cheap over there.

    anyways as mentioned it's an oriental. a gourmand...
  14. Re: Why people identify with the term "cologne" as being masculine ?

    that's interesting trivia will remember the phrase for when i go shopping there.

    in manila it's also just under one phrase "pabango". bango means to smell good.
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    Re: Most Classy Designer Fragrances

    van cleef and arpels ph
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance house

    gucci ph 1976
    gucci ph 1
    gucci envy
    gucci ph 2
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    Re: Frgrance you would put on before sex

    clinique happy
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    is there a powerhouse vetiver?

    simple question. is encre noire strong? perhaps luten's vetiver oriental?
  19. Re: Modern and sophisticated vetiver fragrances - which is the best?

    i'll throw in a vote for adolfo dominguez vetiver hombre.
  20. Re: Modern and sophisticated vetiver fragrances - which is the best?

    i thought grey vetiver wasn't a private blend? i dunno i'm not sure.
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    Re: 212 vs Lacoste Essential

    essential. if i were to buy a carolina herrera it may be carolina herrera for men or chic for men. if i were to buy a lacoste it may be essential. booster and lacoste original i'd purchase again for...
  22. Re: Modern and sophisticated vetiver fragrances - which is the best?

    would like to know as well... are they of sycomore big bucks or closer to the tom ford?
  23. Re: what's new among the fresh scents these days?

    i guess dior vetiver is kinda new. only reading/ researching about it now. might be too elegant for the fauxhawk criteria. what do you guys think? also i'm not sure if diors (especially the ones that...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Pour Homme

    true.



    big +1 here and i love this house. i even own some vintage feminines and the very first pour homme 1976.
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    Re: What would Biff Tannen wear?

    came here to say aramis as well but only coz i thought he was from the 60's and had a crew cut. 80's biff bijan.
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    Re: Favorite Cheap Fragrances

    monotheme and musgo fragrances are around $30. if not designer i don't mind stuff from other grooming/ health and body companies like the body shop, zirh, l'occitane.
  27. Re: what's new among the fresh scents these days?

    hey i read some of your blog posts over at that powerhouse/vintage frag blog! keep em coming.

    tried bleu when it came out here last year. also ahs. i liked them. unfortunately i bought antaeus....
  28. what's new among the fresh scents these days?

    my criteria...

    something done in the last few years or decade even if you must really push it.

    something from a mainstream designer.

    doesn't have to be anything earth shattering like...
  29. Re: Modern and sophisticated vetiver fragrances - which is the best?

    monotheme vetiver bourbon for something affordable and elegant in it's simplicity.

    i liked the guerlain in habit rouge bottle more than tom ford's. the memory kinda grew on me. then all i could...
  30. Re: What would a third world country smell like?

    if you're asking what we wear carolina herrera is huge among my family members even in laws. the ch for women and for men. armani as well for the guys. me i'm a basenoter so i'm all over the place....
  31. Re: Which fragrance would you use at the poker table?

    LOL!

    K i duuno how to play poker but i see some players have personas. i'd be the cologne guy and constantly reapply trumper's eucris.
  32. Re: How much does the BRAND influence your perception of quality?

    i have some stereotypes from my early days of lurking on here and reading the guide. namely that chanel and gurelain are high quality and that guerlain and ysl are good value. i notice the difference...
  33. Re: Which fragrance is destined to be the next Acqua di Gio, Le Male, etc.?

    i got a sample of 1 million at a dinner a year or so ago. i remember it was meh. i should retry it. my taste has dumbed down a bit. i was going to buy bleu this week. i've been trying it for weeks.
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    Re: Is this a Golden Age of perfumery?

    no it is not but the great thing about our times is that we can look back at the past with such ease.
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    Re: Alvarez Gomez Cologne?

    +1 on what odysseusm said. it's more masculine to me and my gf never wears it though she doesn't hesitate to dab some of my acqua di parma. i still prefer adp tbh but for the price and compared to...
  36. Re: Scent for Holidaying in the Dominican Republic .. Suggestions?

    why edition blanche? i'm interested to know. was it made for them say like vetiver for mexicans as internet myth tells me so?
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    Re: What fragrance would Ken Masters use?

    i thought you meant the ken from barbie and i was like oh that's interesting didn't know he had a last name. acqua di gio...
  38. Re: Vintage Cool Water vs Current Formula? Any Answers?

    in around 97-98 it wasn't something you'd spray after gym class. it mixed horribly with sweat. new on mixes better but it's also lighter.
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    Re: Retro Scents?

    Rive Gauche, M7, and Gucci PH as said a few posts up...
  40. what would hani (played by mark strong) from the movie body of lies wear?

    just saw this on video. mark plays the chief of police. he's very imposing in this one and has a very powerful aura. since it's mostly set in the middle east i;m guessing amber sultans, m7's, and...
  41. Re: your favorite or recommended camphoric/mentholated/anisic/medicinal tinged perfumes

    anise- azzaro pour homme
  42. Re: The Fragrance of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

    hypnotic poison
  43. Re: What fragrance has left the best first impression on you??

    colonia assoluta
  44. Re: the old good times: what did you wear when you was at high school?

    clinique happy... i used it rarely that it even lasted until my sophomore year in college.
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    Re: Crowd pleasers

    surprised nobody mentioned terre d'hermes yet. also l'eau d' issey
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    Re: Looking for a new Fresh/Aquatic Cologne

    mh fleurs de sel
    heeley sel marin
  47. Re: What fragrance best fits the description of tropical?

    csp aqua motu
    escada sunset heat
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    Re: personality fragrance

    i reek of van cleef and arpels pour homme.
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    Re: Recommend me a man's man fragrance

    i'm not a man's man but my uncle is and he happens to love cologne too. he actually wears generic scents and doesn't fully understand the concept of niche when i told him they're only sold in paris...
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    Re: Chuck Bass

    bond no.9 new haarlem

    http://www.nstperfume.com/perfume%20bottles%20oct%2005/bond-new-haarlem.jpg
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    Re: Most unique citrus?

    the ones mixed with leather like cuir d'oranger.
  52. Re: Basenotes Challenge: Name a sports fragrance and tell us what distinguishes it from the others.

    i own this. this one is different from those mentioned because it is sweet. sports fragrances were popular in my youth like polo sport so they conjure up an image of a certain boyishness. cartier...
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    Re: Scents of Introspection

    chanel bois des isles
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    Re: passing on vintage deals...

    thanks noggs wow sounds awesome and yes i have no aversion to stinky flowers.
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    Re: passing on vintage deals...

    k the more i look at paco rabanne bottles on the net i don't think it was metal. maybe this...

    http://images.fragrancex.com/images/products/sku/big/1019M.jpg

    i think it's a silver bottle of...
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    Re: passing on vintage deals...

    thanks for the reply! yeah i saw the paco energy bottle too but it didn't say anything like energy's bottle does. these had no boxes or cases though. the one above is just paco by paco rabanne......
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    Re: The ultimate Mr. Gordon Gekko Scent!

    i agree with azarro and van cleef and arpels pout homme.
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    passing on vintage deals...

    how do you live?:shocked:

    last visit to the bargain bin i buy cheap vintages from they had...
    l'arte de gucci
    paco rabanne la nuit
    cartier must (not sure which gender but it was brown, most...
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    Re: Any Fragrances Like Pure Malt?

    whoa a whole subforum dedicated to 1 frag. is this the new/old basenotes darling?
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    top 5 90's fragrances

    if you haven't had enough t0p 5 lists that is... list can be made of designer and niche btw.
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    Re: Burberry for Men question

    anyone else like this? was looking for a 90's scent today and bought this over banana republic classic. though i should get that one too. i'm digging this style again after trying on some heavy...
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    Re: American Psycho Patrick Bateman

    i do not know this niche house but see it mentioned often in threads. i keep thinking jerkoff lol! i shall look at the directory now.
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    Re: American Psycho Patrick Bateman

    something niche from new york... bond no.9? don't flame meeh! it's the only one i can think of with my limited knowledge of niche. are there any ny niche fragrance companies?
  64. Re: Modern, Prestigious, Fragrance Advise for (30+) businessmen ?

    aqua velva musk... seriously if you can wear this without anyone asking who smells like the cheap car salesman then you know you've made it.
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    Re: What do we mean when we say 'soapy'?

    really good post on the subject...

    http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.com/2010/07/soapy-fragrances-more-than-just-matter.html
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    has aramis been reformulated?

    i'm talking about the classic one from the 60's. i kinda like it now but i'm suspicious... it's similar to me liking eau d'hadrien edp only to find out this is an absolutely different scent instead...
  67. Re: suggestions for a herbs de provence cologne pls...

    i think i will like tuscany. i'll have a look at the aramis counter. last i checked (was a few years ago) they only sold aramis the classic one. but that was before they released the gentleman...
  68. Re: suggestions for a herbs de provence cologne pls...

    virgilio from diptyque comes up in a lot of threads i've searched as well. also mentioned in the guide. i dunno if i'd ever get around to buying it though since i'd buy philosykos first if i ever...
  69. Re: suggestions for a herbs de provence cologne pls...

    aha thanks! yes that helps very much!

    so...



    hmm....

    i was also thinking of other foody notes like the cilantro in live jazz. yum!
  70. suggestions for a herbs de provence cologne pls...

    LT mentions this in the a-z guide though i forgot which one he was reviewing but i'd like some suggestions for some herbal/ foody but not sweet colognes...

    and if there is a definitive cologne in...
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    Re: looking for a designer violet leaf

    thanks for the replies. i think i'd like to try the paul smith man and dunhill fresh from the recs. i'm not looking for the greatest. just something good enough. i would enjoy an obvious violet leaf...
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    looking for a designer violet leaf

    i know it's a common accord in designer frags but i'm not very knowledgeable to what's out there. i may like curve, who knows. it certainly wasn't popular where i'm from.

    i've only tried gucci ph...
  73. Re: Looking for a "manly" soap fragrance (like the brand, "Woody's" soap)

    equipage
    van cleef and arpels pour homme
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    Re: What is the perfect fragrance for:

    acqua di parma colonia assoluta. dunno exact conversion but i wait for sales to buy mine. the new bulgari man doesn't seem to look badbut i've yet to try it.
  75. Re: I ADMIT IT!! I'M A BOTTOM FEEDER!!..........I guess I have a "poor" nose, I like a lot of the .

    my bottom limit are designer frags, either testers, the really cheap ones like rive gauche, the older 80's stuff, etc... i've tried drugstore stuff although not the EL you mention and i wasn't...
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    Re: The king of queens

    i wonder what midnight steel smells like... azzaro chrome?
  77. Re: Acquatic Scent advice for High School Student?

    z zegna
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    Re: Throw Away Your Bottles.

    assoluta
  79. Re: What do you think are 3-5 of the most unapolgetically masculine (yet wearable) scents ever

    fougeres for those women stereotypically never seem to wear.
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    Poll: Re: The best decade

    i was a didn't know whatever dude, lurked on basenotes and became an 80's man, then became a who am i kidding i love the 90's guy.
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    Poll: Re: Frags + Zodiacs !?

    from the same site above...

    TAURUS (Apr 21 to May 21): PATCHOULIS
    Ruling Planet: Venus, Element: Fixed Earth
    Earthy notes reflect the earth element of the zodiac and reflects the grounded,...
  82. Re: help me out, i'm trying to come up with grown up versions of what i wore in my younger days...

    maybe better quality but not necessarily niche and expensive...
  83. help me out, i'm trying to come up with grown up versions of what i wore in my younger days...

    cool water... GIT of course
    ck one... bulgari eau parfumee au the vert (as described by luca turin in the guide)
    burberry weekend... caswell massey no.6? (from the reviews)
    polo sport extreme......
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    Re: The Most I ever Spent ...

    a bottle from trufitt and hill. my whole wardrobe right now just cost me a little over $100. mostly discontinued 80's stuff and edc.
  85. Poll: Re: poll: summer fragrance for mid twenties guy in the tropics

    banana republic sounds great. i already owned chrome legend a few years back. dunno if they're similar.
  86. Poll: Re: poll: summer fragrance for mid twenties guy in the tropics

    i've never seen that! they must not carry it since i was just at the jpg counter last weekend. i saw the summer version of le male though.
  87. Poll: poll: summer fragrance for mid twenties guy in the tropics

    i dunno if you guys would consider fleur de male wearable in summer but i didn't find it all that heavy so i included it.
  88. Re: Masculine Floral clean/shower fresh???????

    fleur de male
    nautica voyage
    miller harris fleurs de sel
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