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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    It sounds a lot like Lanvin Vetyver (original), congratulations, sounds amazing. I tried the new one from Le Galion, which from your description was nothing like this, it is quite good but more like...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Pour un Homme, second wear ever, it reminds me of Gris Clair a lot, that metallic lavender.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances You Gave a Thumbs Down!

    I only had a brief whiff of Trussardi, one to revisit, the newer versions of it is an entirely different scent I remember that. My hard thumbs down is Oscar de la Renta pour lui, recently read a...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You're right, in a way we were lucky it stuck around that long considering it never was a smash. I had forgotten about the light version, I'd love to find it to complete the set, it sounds pretty...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I'll do a side by side soon though and post further impressions
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Exactly that darker and denser, spicier too with a bit more cloves but not overly, it sits also closer to the skin, it's a lot less complex, less airy and more monolithic. Basically less "barbasol"...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    I was scouring for another tin to be sorted for life and found the intense version. It’s not the perfection of the original but good and interesting, glad to have it.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    wrong post
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    Re: Show Your Vintage Fragrance Sets

    Vetyver is outstanding, really special imo
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    Re: Show Your Vintage Fragrance Sets

    103192103193103191103194


    Love these two :)
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    Re: Farewell to Rive Gauche

    Terrible news
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    Re: Your All Time Top 20 Vintage Wardrobe

    Eau Sauvage
    Ho Hang
    Rive Gauche
    Lanvin Vetyver
    Kouros
    L'Arte di Gucci
    Gianfranco Ferre for Man
    Lanvin for Men
    Monsieur Lanvin
    Givenchy Gentleman
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

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    In full effect :)
    One of the greats
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    Re: Mens rose frags

    How could I forget, L'Arte is phenomenal
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Yes, we used to bathe in the stuff in middle school in 84, 85 the whole dormitories and classrooms were bombed I kid you not lol. I'd be curious to smell the stuff again now, it'd probably be a trip
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    wrong post
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    Re: Mens rose frags

    I was going to mention it as well.The great "cheap (not in price) and vulgar" Iquitos ,that also smells like roadside brazilian bathrooms according to my daughter, is my favorite as well. And Ho Hang...
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    Re: Tom Ford Beau de Jour

    Got a full wear today, bathed in the stuff lol, I agree that it's a good release, the opening and mids are particularly good, I thought it did have a modern classic vibe and the best use of that type...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Not remotely.

    Today with my desert island's Eau Sauvage
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    Re: Tom Ford Beau de Jour

    I'll try it for sure, it sounds excellent but if it has more than very little "woodyambers" I won't like it and they're difficult to escape these days. I was very disappointed with Fd'A after the...
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    Re: Your most worn February 2019

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    No. 19 by Chanel 4 wears
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    Eau d'Orange Verte by Hermès 3 wears
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    Monsieur Lanvin by Lanvin 3 wears
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    Yardley Original by...
  22. Re: Wow! McGregor cologne (Faberge) is excellent!

    Thanks, I might break my buying freeze
  23. Re: I just discovered that I love "Fire and Ice" for women by Revlon!

    I gifted it to a friend once at a holiday 20 bucks or less agreement thing. It was a recommended as a good "cheapie", she liked it a lot, I liked it alright. Glad to hear you like it too :)
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    Re: Your Fragrance Discovery of The Year

    Hands down and by far my favorite Eau de Cologne, it hits the EdC sweet spot exactly. I finished a sample and since then no other will do. Only reason I don't own it is the price, but since the...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    This, should be just spectacular... Enjoy and let us know :)
  26. Re: Vote -Your No1 Guerlain Fragrance, (if you were only allowed one choice) ?

    Vol de nuit
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    Re: Kipling - weil your views please !

    I don't know it but in vintage my tastes tend to align with rbaker, he calls it a grand classic, that makes it a must try for me.
    But please, tell us more
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    Re: Let's post some vintage fragrance pics

    Nice picture, I must revisit that one it seems lol, only had a a passing smell I'll give it a proper wear.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Lanvin Vetyver (original)
    Iquitos
    19 edc
    Lanvin Figaro
    Rive Gauche pour homme
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I love Iquitos so much!! My most worn in the last 2 months, love its "cheap and vulgar smell" as one reviewer puts it lol
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme versions

    I just love the tin can though, I'm not remotely a bottle guy but I find the tin super stylish.
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    Re: Preferred Kouros Vintage?

    My Charles is waaaay better than my other one that's a L'Oreal. Don't know Gucci or Sanofi
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You already know. Vintage for me man lol
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Nice, I actually never wore PUH, just a couple strip smells, I need to get to it soon or my card will be revoked haha
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Backed up Gianfranco Ferre for Man, it's just too good, figured I'd get it out the way while it's still affordable.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I get leather, subtle, I think it's mainly a patchouli fragrance, maybe the missing link between Gentleman and Pavarotti.
    I have a mini as well but would snap a fb in a hurry for the right price....
  37. Re: Can Someone Recommend Me A Good But Cheap Vetiver?

    Roger & Gallet Vetiver is cheap and very good if short lived
  38. Re: What are your Top 5 Women’s marketed fragrances suitable for Formal wear?

    Cuir de Russie
    Vol de Nuit
    N19
    N22
    Bal a Versaille
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    That'll be a tuff deal to beat until someone here finds a Shaker for 3 bucks at a garage sale lol
    Yves Rocher was all about the catalogue, and every package was shock full of samples and minis,...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    My stack of Lanvin for Men (all ten 30ml of them) was purchased for 30 USD a pop. Quite the steal methinks. I refuse (and can't afford) to buy unicorns for unicorn prices. Nothing in my collection...
  41. Re: Has The Perfume Industry Reached Saturation Point ?

    How is the new Moustache??
    Edit, just looked up on it, garbage it seems
  42. Re: Has The Perfume Industry Reached Saturation Point ?

    I don't know about the industry but I have lol, I have no interest in new designer for the most part. Like Good Life said the pretty good stuff eventually we hear about and I might get a bottle here...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Yessir! One the greatest..
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You'll love them without a doubt :)
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    Re: Had my girlfriend test some fragrances...

    I suspect if your girlfriend was to rate my collection of dinosaurs it would be a long list of big fat zero's lol
  46. Re: Eau Sauvage: Old bottle design question (EdT formulation).

    My last "tall", I believe they're called fluted, bottle was in 04 as well.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    It does indeed feel like a flanker to the original Eps, much more so than the Monsieur Lanvin Vetyver which feels more like its own creation and less like a flanker. The three share the same MASSIVE...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Tones down the sandalwood of the original and ups the woods, a great cedar and a touch of vanilla. Same family, same civet slap. Just as great (if not better)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Guys I'm trying to cut down! hahaha
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Tell us more, do you love it?
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Mysticman’s review is spot on: “...opens with a sparkling mixture of lavender, bergamot and orange blossom, settling down through touches of amber, sandalwood and spices, all tied together...
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    Re: A different kind of "Top 5" (maybe?)

    I'd love to smell those four!
    Of the Malle I tried I really like Une Fleur de and Geranium
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Me too, I'm planning on cutting way down this year, 3 to 4 new bottles and 2 back ups (that's after the 2 already on the way though lol) . That's it, I have enough and really and I'm (just about)...
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    Re: Netflix - Perfume

    I saw it, it was ok. Not one redeemable character in it. Trashy psychosexual to the wall lol
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I think the original is outstanding I'd like to get a bottle of it at a decent price. I'd also be curious to try Super Fragrance but I won't blind it.
    Have you tried it?
    The others, I'm not ...
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    Re: A different kind of "Top 5" (maybe?)

    Of the top of my head

    Fougere Royale
    Vega
    Sous le vent
    Coty Chypre
    Bois Noir

    There's a couple more but I'm hunting for them on the bay so I'll keep that to myself for now lol
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I'm surprised to hear that, I really enjoy the drydown, I'll try to pick up on that on the next wear, is your sample a plastic vial? Those used by sephora for example get plastickey after awhile
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    Re: Most overrated fragrances

    I couldn't agree more
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    Etienne Aigner Sport Fragrance. Needless to say we are far away from today's or even twenty years ago's Sport fragrances.
    I was hoping for an obscure gem at a very affordable price ...Not...
  60. Re: 2019 In Review: Your most worn, honorable mentions, and whatever else inspired you this year

    Vintage all the way lol



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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    So did I not long ago, it suited her perfectly , I love it when young people rock classics,
    All too rare though
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Enjoy, that's a Ritz bottle right?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    wrong post
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    Re: Why so many vintage frags in Russia?

    Sometimes I wonder if I should just do it and get over my qualms, I mean people invest in real estate, art, cars etc betting on the market and everybody calls it smart investment, why shouldn't I do...
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    Re: Why so many vintage frags in Russia?

    I'm pretty good at hunting vintage, recently started on ebay too and had nothing but luck so far. If you wait and look around great deals are to be found.
    If I wanted, I could probably have a pretty...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Basically everything I love..
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    Re: What's the next big trend...?

    Smells a lot like ammonia to me, prominent in the masculines P de Marly for example Club de Nuit as well as pointed by Jack above
  68. Re: Caron's Le 3eme Homme (The Third Man) is one of the best things i've smelled in a long time

    I need to wear it, only tried it on paper on the quick, from all the praise I wouldn't be surprised to have it join the collection.
  69. Re: Guys and girls, what's your favorite fragrace?

    Can't believe Eau Sauvage didn't come up, so there, Eau Sauvage, vintage
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    Re: If you had to do it all over again...

    Indeed
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    I hadn't try to date it yet, just went to Raiders and none the wiser, before 1990 is all I could get, from no bar. Moreau says Chanel is usually 4 numbers code, mine is PJM1.
    I know we have a Chanel...
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    Re: For those looking for Iris Silver Mist...

    I got me one, good lookin'out Mav
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    Re: If you had to do it all over again...

    Wait a minute Doc! Who's got a Delorean??
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Just beautiful, reset my nose nicely after smelling a bunch of designer stuff downtown today and getting a bunch of samples that I’m now not looking forward to testing at all lol
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ding ding ding ding! Nice!
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    Re: Your Current Top 10

    Your most worn (in the last year)


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    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior 22 wears
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Now that's what I call vintage porn lol
    Enjoy!
  78. Re: What would be a female equivalent to Yatagan by Caron?

    You're quite right, I meant it more as a kind of attitude, unapologetic, and quite in your face. As for the Lauders I'm not too familiar with most of them as they were not too common in France back...
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    Re: If I love Habit Rouge...

    I'm thinking original Bugatti as well, but it's could be hard to find
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I'm addicted to Iquitos right now, I love it
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Shocking's on the list for sure, it'll probably take a long time to find a good deal though
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Thanks, it's a great rose perfume, I'm branching out more into vintage feminines lately. Sadly time hasmnot been kind to the Le DIx I found :(
  83. Re: Your favorite citrus classic masculine colognes.

    Beautiful bottle man.

    My favorite's Eau Sauvage hands down. Desert island's choice altogether.
    Bugatti's a good one not on your list
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    L’Arte awhile ago
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Half full pressurized bottle, vintage shop 10 bucks find. Nice violet leather, I dig it.
    I can’t see any similar bottle anywhere else on the net. The bottle looks a bit cheap, it says...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Congrats! never seen it in this bottle.
  87. Re: What would be a female equivalent to Yatagan by Caron?

    Second Bandit!
  88. Re: Eau Sauvage vintage - tester packaging? Is this real?

    I've never seen this tester's packaging but it looks very real to me, love the fluted bottles, they're hard to find these days. Also for whatever reason the best ES I've had came in one of them. I'd...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    It is good stuff, I like the "waxy" feeling to it. Nice find!
  90. Re: Jean Desprez Bal a Versailles current vs vintage

    Sorry can't help you here, I've only known the vintage which is one of my favorite feminine marketed scent I love wearing, but as you said new stuff is said to be nowhere close to decent. Stay away...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I've tested two Signoricci 2 and one which was a tester and not for sale was outstanding, really really great and I tested another one which seemed more recent that was very different and not as...
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    Camel Unfiltered! Pack a day too many years, gave it up long time now
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    It is, on top of that I live in a large city on a busy artery and I'm a contractor doing renovations, breathing in all sorts of dusts, paint and varnish vapors all day long... I should cut out...
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    So tragic, I hope the nightmare ends soon over there.
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    Hednic's a unicorn! lol
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    A documentary on (mostly) aroma chemicals streaming on Netflix
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    Believe me I don't want to lol
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    Re: Stink! Netflix

    I have to say I've been worried for awhile about exposure to harmful materials using fragrance basically 24/7...and wondering if I should cut down.
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    Re: Enough Eau Sauvage for a lifetime??

    I want it! My desert island and signature. I have a 400ml bottle that'd look tiny next to it.
    Juice's a bit dark though, darker than I've ever seen it, could be spoiled..
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    Stink! Netflix

    I'm watching "Stink!" on Netflix, any thoughts?
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