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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Platinum Egoiste

    Same here. I was quite impressed with the quality and longevity of the vintage Safari which I purchased blind last week. Oozes quality and sofistication. Top marks.
    I sold Egoiste after only wearing...
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    Re: New Bulgari AQVA bottle?

    Two different frags. Yours is Marine. They also smell different. Aqva smells better to me than Aqva Marine.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2017

    A vintage Cosmair 75ml Safari EdT and a vintage Agua Lavanda.

    The Safari was a blind buy but I thought how can you go wrong with the vintage? And last time I had Agua Lavanda was about 30 years...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2017

    Nice one! I still got about 40ml left in my vintage 90ml Tester bottle. It is my "Special occasions" scent.
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    Re: Today I Sold/Swapped/Binned

    Sold a bottle of Egoiste resently on ebay. I guess I had higher expectations for this frag buying it blind. Selling a half used bottle of Guerlain lidg tester as I feel it is a bit feminine or...
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    Re: Question about Dior Sauvage

    I suggest you start from 1 spray and see how you go. If noone objects or comments negatively, add a second spray next time. Sauvage is a very strong frag and you need to be careful and mindfull of...
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    Re: Help me to choose among Dunhill fragrances?

    Dunhill Icon
  8. Thread: Dunhill

    by Alex
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    Re: Dunhill

    Definitely Icon. I personally didn't like neither Absolute nor Elite. Love the Icon and am wearing it almost every day.
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    Re: Finally tried latest generation Egoiste

    Guys I have a bottle from 2012. Please educate me. Is it considered as a current version? Or is it different? I personally like it but I cannot test it against neither a vintage nor the latest as...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2017

    Now we are talking!
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    Re: Found a silver stem Dior Homme at Sephora

    Yes they said there is no use for the tester now once we sold you the last bottle of Gucci II
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    Re: Found a silver stem Dior Homme at Sephora

    A few weeks ago I came across a 50ml bottle of Gucci II at the local pharmacy. They also had a full 100ml tester on display. When I asked them what they are going to do with the tester if I bought...
  13. Re: Designer scent that is NOT Sauvage or Chanel that is a great everyday scent and harbors complime

    +1 for both the Icon and Gucci pour Homme II.

    Another good one for the office would be YSL L'homme
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    Re: Fragrances that are unmistakably masculine.

    Balafre
    Drakkar
    Ted Lapidus Pour Homme
    Trussardi Uomo vintage
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd January, 2017

    Some classics there for sure. What blade not razor did you use?
    I am a big fan of Floris myself. Nom 89 is my favourite.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2017

    I personally like it very much however my wife said it smells cheap. Go figure 😠. Not sure if I should keep it.
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    Re: Must have fragrances in every mans collection

    How our tastes change compared with the original post from 2012
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    Re: Dirt cheap 'quality' scents

    Double post, sorry
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    Re: Dirt cheap 'quality' scents

    Ted Lapidus Ted and Pour Homme
    Moschino Uomo?
  20. Re: Chanel PMC, Ungaro II, Horizon by Guy Laroche - for swap-Australia only

    Ungaro II is withdrawn (Sold)
  21. [AUSTRALIA] Re: Chanel PMC, Ungaro II, Horizon by Guy Laroche - for Sale Australia only

    Ungaro II is Sold.

    Horizon price reduced.
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    Re: Shipping perfume international ?

    No, you cannot ship from Australia internationally using Australia Post. The courier and any international carriers like DHL costs are way too high to justify the deal unfortunately.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    Thanks!
    I only tried the current formulation and the vintage was a blind buy. I am sure I am going to like it based on its notes and my initial impressions of the current version.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    The Dreamer.

    Still thinking if I should pull the trigger on Cacharel PH, D&G PH (German made), Kouros Fraicheur or Gucci Nobile. Also on the radar Davidoff Good Life, Andy Warhol and Boss...
  25. Re: Discontinued Fragrances you would lke to be "resurrected"?

    You know what I mean...
  26. Re: Discontinued Fragrances you would lke to be "resurrected"?

    Balafre and Portos.
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    Re: Dissapointed with L'instant pour homme

    I feel and smell the same. No citrus here evenn in the opening. Love it. Very unique frag and one of my all time favourites.
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    Re: The official "I don't get it" thread

    Not quite correct. A postal office worker told me you cannot send any fragrance by air regardless if it is international or within Australia. He also told me that they banned the international...
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    Re: The official "I don't get it" thread

    Dior Sauvage. What a vile frag.
    Bleu de Chanel EdT -my last half a bottle. Cannot wear it anymore. So loud and one dimensional. However I must admit I liked it at the start but not so much. Just an...
  30. [AUSTRALIA] Chanel PMC, Ungaro II, Horizon by Guy Laroche - for Sale Australia only

    The following items I'd like to sell:

    1. Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree - EdT, 75ml Vaporisateur Spray, Batch 127.451, EMB 60159B. Used three times only. In box. - $80

    2. Ungaro II Pour Homme,...
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    Re: How many sprays of bleu de chanel?

    2 for me of the original EdT.
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    Re: Today I bought: August 2016

    Diesel Plus Plus Masculine
    Marbert Cosmetics bottle
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Ok, I must admit I didn't read all the 43 pages of this post, only 1,2 and 43 but I get a vibe. I tried Dior Sauvage on my skin yesterday. The scent I got was from the magazine advert that had a...
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    Re: Today I Sold/Swapped/Binned

    I sell / swap mostly the stuff I bought blind. Some of it I keep some I sell or swap to finance the next blind buy. That was the reason I posted Chanel PM Concentree and Ungaro II for swap.
    Not...
  35. Chanel PMC, Ungaro II, Horizon by Guy Laroche - for swap-Australia only

    The following items I'd like to swap:

    1. Chanel PMC - EdT, 75ml Vaporisateur Spray, Batch 127.451, EMB 60159B. Used three times only. In box.

    2. Ungaro II Pour Homme, EdT, 75ml Vaporisateur...
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    Re: Buy swap and sell Facebook page

    My search did not return the page you are referring to. Could you please provide a link? Thanks
  37. Re: 5x "Generic" "Commercial" Fragrances That You Would Recommend

    To be honest, I have never heard about any of these. However, I am in Australia, could I be excused?
  38. Re: Aside from the vintage Guerlains I've bought from this pharmacy, should I snap up any of the oth

    Havana and Egoiste - all of them!
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur

    It is nothing like ES but quite nice.
  40. Re: Help me to identify the vintage of D&G Pour Homme A/S

    Thanks gents. Very happy with my find then.
    How's the longevity and smell of the A/S compared with EdT?
  41. Re: Help me to identify the vintage of D&G Pour Homme A/S

    Thank you. The P&G notion on the back of the bottle lead me to the similar thought.

    Cheers
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    Poll: Re: Do you like SAUVAGE?

    Only smelled on the card- No from me.
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    Re: Today I bought...September 2015

    D&G Pour Homme After Shave. Vintage.
  44. Re: Help me to identify the vintage of D&G Pour Homme A/S

    Thanks Adam. That was my thought but I wasn't 100% sure. Cheers
  45. Help me to identify the vintage of D&G Pour Homme A/S

    As per the title I require some knowledge of the BN-ers in identifying my latest purchase.

    I found this A/S in one of the local pharmacies, so I assume it is legit.

    Would "Made In Italy" put...
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Same here Renato,
    I like my EJ 89 so much that I am selling my gillette collection now.
    Cheers
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    Re: Best everyday scent

    L'Homme by YSL
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme - Vintage

    Hi Scott,

    Last Fiday I saw one bottle of the German made one at Paint' n Powder in 13 Royal Arcade. They had two: one is the UK made and the other was Made in Germany. The lady actually was...
  49. Thread: best shave cream

    by Alex
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    Re: best shave cream

    Proraso Blue / Grey cream with Aloe and Vitamin E.

    And yes, I tried them all (almost). Geo Trumpers comes second.

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    A big NO to foams!
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    Re: DE shavers, which blade?

    I am still looking for the perfect blade...

    In cartridge style razors you can't go past KAI double blade razors.
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    Re: Shave Sticks - Anybody using them regularly?

    Same here regarding the brushes.

    I much prefer my old Omega boar brush from the barber range (bright aluminum looking handle) to my 3X Simpson Commodore in Best Badger.

    However, I went through...
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    Re: Classic Fragrances

    Bleu de Chanel

    Chanel pour Monsieur or CpM Concentree.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Thank you Hednic and Navyy8.

    The first time I tried a sample was, like, meh.

    But there was something in it that kept me coming back for more. After about five tims of testing it I knew I had to...
  54. Re: Chanel fragrances - Only available at retail prices?

    Even at retail outlets or pharmacies (here in Oz) you can get a dood discount on almost anything but Chanel...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

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    200 ml of YSL L'Homme. Can't stop wearing it!
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    Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Two watches: Omega Sea-Master Professional Chronometer 300m as a dress watch and a Casio G-Shock Black Knight when I am fishing or outdoors.

    Fishing gear: lures, spinning rods, reels, line and...
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    Buying from Fragrance Gallery

    Did anyone ever buy from them?

    They are an e-bay australia seller with 100% positive feedback and thousands items sold. Based in Victoria.

    Are they any good? Do they sell genuine stuff? Any...
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    I went a more traditional way in Dec. Happy New Year everybody!

    Cheers
  59. Re: Nothing I Do Gets Me a Close Shave Without Razor Burn or Ingrown Hairs

    Great advice from all the posters however those are based on what works for each of them. One thing I've learned in my 35 plus years of shaving: find the set up that works for you, not someone else....
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    Re: What's Your Best Cartridge Razor? And Your Worst?

    Yeah, same here. I have never had any good experience with Schick for some reason.
    Out of the mass produced the best that worked for me was Gillette GII or Sensor Excel.
  61. Re: If you were going to a tropical resort for vaca which 3 colognes would you bring?

    Horizon
    Bleu de Chanel
    Parfum d'Habit

    Leaving on the 15 nights Pacific Islands Cruise on the 5-th December!
  62. Re: Top 5 scents you will be wearing this spring - Australian edition

    Bleu de Chanel
    Horizon by Lancome
    Jazz Live
    TOBS Sandalwood
    XS by PR
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    Re: suggestions for a signature office scent

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: Most versatile scent?

    Agree with the Bleu de Chanel suggestion.
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    Re: What's Your Best Cartridge Razor? And Your Worst?

    Renato, Try Daiso on Flinders St. next to CBA ATMs on the corner of Flinders and Elizabeth.
    Cheers,
    Alex
  66. Re: any cheap fragrances with good sillage and longevity?

    Horizon by Guy Laroche

    Almost every Bogart

    Paco Rabanne XS
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    Re: Cheap Good Colognes

    Horizon by Lancome

    Bogart

    Old Spice

    Agua Lavanda
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    Re: What's Your Best Cartridge Razor? And Your Worst?

    Best: KAI II (discontinued now) and KAI Twin Razor Disposable (Sold at Daiso in Melbourne)

    Worst - BiC single blade and BiC Metal
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    The Coral Skin Food is great! As soon as I finish my Nivea After shave balm, I am going to get a bottle of Skin Food. It has fleeting rose smell (very light) but I find it very pleasant.
    I like how...
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    When I have time:

    While I am showering: soak my Simpson Commodore pure badger in hot water;

    GF Trumper's Rose Shaving cream;

    Edwin Jagger DE razor fitted with the Feather DE blade;

    One...
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    Re: The Ultimate Frag For A Scorching Hot Weather?

    +1 For Live Jazz.

    You may also want to try Horizon by Lancome.
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    Poll: Re: Polo Black or Double Black?

    Polo Black has less darker notes. But to me it smells more generic.

    On the other hand, the DB is much reacher, darker and overall is a much better scent.
  73. Thread: Bogart Pour Homme

    by Alex
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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme

    Quorum anyone?
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    Re: Is It Just Me Or Does Bleu De Chanel....

    BdC is the only one from my lot my wife compliments me on. The other one is, wait... Bogart PH. Unreal!
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    Re: Fellow old farts: what did you wear in the 80s?

    Gillette Aftershave
    Drakkar
    Cacharel
    Ted Lapidus PH
    Balafre
    Eau Savage
    Aqua Lavanda Puig
    Quorum
    Zino
    Drakkar Noir
  76. Re: Fav Grooming Brand Pinaud-Clubman,Truefitt & Hill etc.

    GF Trumpers for after shaves and shaving creams/soaps. Musgo Real for the "old school" cologne. For shaving brushes cannot beat Simpson.
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    Re: Purchased a 4oz. bottle of Creeds Millesime Imperial at fragrancenet for $128.15

    Thank you!

    Yes, love them all, a perfect combination, very excited.
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    Re: What's your favorite "casual" fragrance?

    Guerlain Homme and Bleu de Chanel
  79. Re: Polo Green,Paco Rabanne PH, Qourum, Azzaro Pour homme.....What next>?

    Rochas Lui or Ted (Lapidus) if you can find one.
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    Re: Purchased a 4oz. bottle of Creeds Millesime Imperial at fragrancenet for $128.15

    Floris No. 89 pre-reformulated, Trumpers Rose shaving cream and a Simpson Commodore!
  81. Re: Your Top 3 popular fragrances that you just don't like

    1. Terre
    2. Habit Rouge
    3. Givenchy Gentleman

    With the honourable mention of:

    4. Polo Black
    5. Kouros
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    Re: Floris Eau de Santal

    Hi,
    I just happened to be at Henry Bucks on Collins Street today and they had Santal for $169 (EdT). I think they were in old packages.

    I was actually looking for Floris No. 89 (vintage) but...
  83. Re: Which (one!) scent would you love to smell on your partner?

    Paloma Picasso
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    Re: whats your worst blind buy ever?

    Versace - Blue Jeans.

    Sweet as and gave me headaches.

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    Do you still have Ungaro III? Was it the pre-reformulated bottle? I am interested...
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel vs BN

    Thumbs Up!

    There are hundreds of more boring scents around and they don't take so much beating here as Bleu. Its magic works, look at the sales!
  86. Re: Any BN's into wetshaving? Straight razor or double edged?

    Thanks Renato, I might try some of the pre-shave oils mate.

    Not sure if I am using what you called an "average" shave creams or soaps. Currently I am using Italian Palmolive (menthol), Trumper's...
  87. Re: Any BN's into wetshaving? Straight razor or double edged?

    I am in my fourth year of trying to find an "ultimate" shaver. Cannot count all of the Gillettes and blades I tried over the years.
    Fat boys (2 off), slim and black beauty adjustables, various...
  88. Thread: Skin food

    by Alex
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    Re: Skin food

    Another vote for Coral Skin Food. Absolutely love it as an aftershave. And I agree with the previous poster, you only need a very tiny amount.
    I got some skin food samples from Ludlow's here in...
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    Re: Aggressive scent for buisnessman

    MpG Parfum D'Habit.

    It's a bit dark but definitely is "in your face" kind of thing...
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    Re: Versatile Only Fragrances!!

    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    Apologies, double post
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    Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    YSL - no brainer

    MPG

    Guerlain
  93. Re: If you could only pick 3 designer scents to use for the rest of your life what would you pick?

    Azzaro PH

    Live Jazz

    Ungaro III
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    Re: Double Vanille, Pure Coffe, and Tobacco Vanille

    Exactly my thought!
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    Re: Top ten worst releases by designers in 2010/2011

    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino. Bleu de Chanel is a masterpiece comparing to this one.
  96. Re: Name a Personal Gem that never gets mentioned here.

    1. Agua Lavanda - Puig

    2. Balafre

    3. Cacharel pour Homme
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    Re: What is the best masculine Rose?

    Ungaro III vintage
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    Re: Fragrances inducing headache

    Versace Blue Jeans for me.

    BTW, Anyone wants it (free to good home, but you pay for postage). Posted in Australia only
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    Re: Balenciaga Pour Homme

    Well, since you are hooked on Balenciaga, there is another one for you - Portos (if you can find one...)
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    Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme...worth a blind buy?

    NO,

    Try before you buy this one. Seriously...
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