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    Re: Gucci PH v Etro Messe de minuit...

    Thanks for the replies everyone.

    Another question:

    Is Etro as wearable as Gucci? I get the impression that Etro is more of a personal fragrance, something you would use for your own pleasure on...
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    Gucci PH v Etro Messe de minuit...

    I have Gucci PH and really like its incense/campfire vibe. Having read reviews of Etro's Messe de minuit, I get the impression that it is quite similar in this regard. I also get the impression that...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    Excellent post! You really conjure up pictures in my mind there. It seems to be the fragrance I have been chasing as it could be an all year rounder. I am currently wearing CD Homme, which can feel a...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    Excellent!

    Just spoke to my bro and he has bought it for me already so that's good to hear...

    I look forward to smelling this one!
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    nearfantastica - that is very kind of you! Thanks very much.

    But my brother is on his way back soon and so I think I might just go blind on this one. He asked me if I wanted anything and so this...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    Thanks nearfantastica.

    I checked out the reviews which were helpful but I would like to hear some more about it. From all I have heard so far, I am certainly intrigued - especially in regard to...
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    Terre d'Hermes...

    I'm asking my brother to buy this for me at the airport on his way back from holiday, having never smelt it. Is it a safe choice? In other words is it one of those scents that you either love or...
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    Sticky: Re: Your most complimented frags this year from the opposite sex

    1. CD Homme - wins by a mile!
    2. YSL M7 - the odd compliment...
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    Re: Dior Homme...

    I wear it, iin fact it's my sig scent and it doesn't seem to be as sweet on me. It almost has a citrussy kick to it and I pick up on the leather notes a lot too. I guess it depends on the skin's...
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    Re: Looking for my nexts frag

    Dior Homme for sweet floral vanilla notes for sure. Dunno about the cinnamon however, perhaps YSL M7...?
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    Dior Homme...

    Would any of you ladies consider wearing it? What are your thoughts on the stuff?

    J.
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    Re: The Good Life's CD Pour Homme Review...

    I see. So it's BS then...
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    The Good Life's CD Pour Homme Review...

    Although I am new, I already respect Good Life's thoughts on fragrances. So when I read his review, I became troubled. Can it really be true that CD PH had the working titles 'Oedipus' and...
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    Re: Picture this...

    Thank you all for your considerate posts!

    Starting first with Antheus, I smelt this today and to be honest, it blew my head off! I can see the beauty in it (it classy and distinctive), but right...
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    Re: Picture this...

    Thanks Mic, can you tell me more about Antaeus as from Basenotes reviews it sounds very potent and I recall someone likening it to 'other classics like Kourous' which scared me as I HATE Kourous!
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    Re: Picture this...

    Thank you very much for all your replies. I have taken a note of the ones that take my fancy and shall be testing them out soon!

    The good life - Richard James is one scent I have not heard a lot...
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    Re: Picture this...

    I currently wear Gucci PH, YSL M7 and Burberry London. However, I am open to new notes, so please don't feel limited!
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    Picture this...

    I am a 22 year old training barrister. I often spend my time wondering around the dreamy grounds of Temple, London where I sit in the Tmeple church and go to the library which is almost Harry Potter...
  19. Re: I am once again looking for recommendations for a winter scent.

    Burberry Brit - EASY TO LOVE
    YSL M7 - EASY TO HATE
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    Eloquently put Mario. Unfortunately, as I am quite new to fragrances, I find it hard to describe my thoughts on scents and so I can see how some people were mislead by my question.

    But your point...
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    So this thread will really need to be good then, keep posting all!

    Thanks tig! ;-)
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    Thank you for your replies! Keep 'em coming! LOL@ the random love tips thrown in, it's brilliant...


    Where is tig's sticky I cannot find it?
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    Who said I was looking for a 'passport'? Only YOU did funnily enough!

    I was just wandering what fragrances women, as individuals, find a turn on. Obviously a fragrance alone could never achieve...
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    Re: In the mood for: Incense?

    Gucci PH is very incensey...
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    LOL! Tinker424 - I guess it does take a lot more than a pleasing scent to press the right buttons!

    I am currently wearing YSL M7, Gucci PH and Burberry Brit....what say you of these scents?
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    Hello.

    I shall be brief - which men's fragrance turns you on the most?

    I apologise if this seems crude but I, like many, would like to know!

    J.
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    Well, I must hand it to you Eluard, you know your wigs.

    I think people on this thread need to stop taking my initial question out of context. I was merely trying to get people's opinion on the...
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    I didn't say that I didn't like M7 because it smells too girly. I said I find that it smells girly, i'm just curious as it is so unusual.

    However, I do think that you can over-step the mark....
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    I do find M7 fascinating, which Iis why I shall persists. I guess i'm baffled because I have never worn a fragrance like ti before...

    One thing is for sure, it has great longevity!
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    Re: M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    Sweet and yet without any manly kick to it, that's my problem. Maybe it's because my usual scent is Gucci PH...
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    M7...a bit girly? Gasp!

    Yep, I cannot shake it - I think M7 smells too girly. Sometimes I get a waft of it and I think a girl has walked past. I do like it, but i'm now paranoid about wearing it...what do you fine people...
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    Re: Gucci PH longevity...

    Hmm, I shall try spraying it on my wrists then. My gf says she can smell it, but that is only when she gets really close and I am of the school of though that if you have to get that close, wearing a...
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    Re: Gucci PH longevity...

    *Neck rather, sorry, tired!
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    Gucci PH longevity...

    Now it could just be me, but I spray twice on my kneck in the morning and by the late afternoon I can not longer smell it at all. I know that after a while you get used to the scent and so you cannot...
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    Re: Box for M7...

    Well, I just hope it was just me scraping the lid under the cap and lifting it off. Because if it keeps coming off I am highly likely to lose it!
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    Re: Box for M7...

    Dodgy internet pics gave me that impression I guess...

    Incidentally, I just took off the lid and the spray part that you push down fell off! I have put it back on and it appears to be ok now...is...
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    Box for M7...

    I just received my M7 in the post and was expecting the box to have a furry effect to it...it doesn't...but should it have?

    Sorry if this sounds silly!

    J.
  38. Thread: Heads Up!

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    Re: Heads Up!

    Who knows! I certainly will not be buying from them again. They actually tried pulling 'I cannot see any black bits at all' on me, but I was not having any of it!
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    Heads Up!

    I just returned my bottle of Gucci PH to the Garden Pharmacy in Covent Garden London because it had black sediment in it. They gave me a new bottle, I opened it and that too had the same sediment in...
  40. Thread: Query...

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    Re: Query...

    Yes, that does sound like the most sensible thing to do. I shall bring it back tomorrow then...

    Thanks for the advice!

    J.
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    Re: Query...

    I bought it from a reputable store in London. I know nothing of its age however...

    The scent seems to be unaffected...should I try and take it back? I only got it yesterday.
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    Re: Query...

    Oh come on people! Somone must have something to contribute to this, I thought this place was buzzing with experts...
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    Re: ... On rainy day ...

    Gucci - Pour Homme and Etro - Messe de Minuit.
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    Re: Query...

    Anyone else know anything about this?
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    Re: Query...

    It's odd, I have never noticed 'bits' in any of my fragrances before...I hope it has not affected the scent in any way if they are rogue.

    To be honest, i'm loving my PH so who cares if it has I...
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    by James Esq
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    Query...

    Just bought a bottle of Gucci PH and have just noticed a few tiny specks of black matter in the liquid. Is that normal?

    Thanks,

    J.
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    Re: Gucci Envy v Gucci pour homme

    Hello,

    Thanks for all your comments.

    I finally found a bottle of Gucci PH today and was so impressed that I bought it! I love it, it really does have that church/bonfire smell to it that I...
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    Gucci Envy v Gucci pour homme

    Hi all,

    I am a big fan of Envy and from reading some of the reviews on BN, am I right in thinking that PH is quite similar? It seems that PH has that same warm woody scent to it...I recall one...
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    Re: Help please...

    Haha!

    Well, it's a very personal scent. I'm buying it for me...she can made do with my Acqua di Parma!
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    Re: Help please...

    Heh! I just hope my gf likes it...although something tells me she won't...
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    Re: Help please...

    Ahh ok.

    I cannot wait to get my hands on it, in my opinion it's the perfect winter fragrance. So unusual!

    J.
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    Re: Help please...

    Thanks very much Prince Barry, I shall try Etro.

    When you say full price, how far over the normal 50 mark are we talking?

    J.
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    Help please...

    Hello all!

    I am currently trying to buy Etro - Messe de Minuit, but cannot find it anywhere. If someone could point me to a store, either online or not, I would be most grateful.

    I live in the...
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