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  1. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    I've heard another guy say this about Hypnotic Poison. I must try this now!!! :)

    Thank you for the added responses!! I haven't tried Gaultier 2 but Angel somehow smells like kitty litter on me....
  2. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    Thank you so very much for everyone's responses here - I really appreciate all your feedbacks!!! :) I'm wearing a few different scents that you all have suggested, trying to see if one of them gets...
  3. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    Thank you so much for your feedback!!! Those are some really great points that you mentioned, and I never thought of that before. Coco Mademoiselle, I smell often. As for Flowerbomb, I don't smell it...
  4. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    Thank you gentlemen - your feedbacks have been most helpful!! I haven't smelled Armani Mania in a LONG time, so I'm going to have to revisit this. I've never heard of Parfumerie Generale Musc Maori,...
  5. Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    I posted this question on MUA and they've been a very big help, but I'd also like to get some feedback from you gentlemen. So here's my question:

    Sorry if this sounds childish, but I'm crushing on...
  6. Recs for a similar fragrance to VS Body by Victoria?

    I love this fragrance but it gives me headaches sometimes. Are there any other alternatives that are close to this one?

    Thanks so much in advance!! :)
  7. Re: Any favorite Bond No.9 and Creed fragrances on women?

    Thank you so much everyone!! I'll have to go to Saks and report back on what I find. :)
  8. Re: Any favorite Bond No.9 and Creed fragrances on women?

    Thank you for your feedbacks, gentlemen!! :)
  9. Re: Any favorite Bond No.9 and Creed fragrances on women?

    Thanks for the warning! It reminds me a bit of Chanel Cristalle, at least to my nose. And I remember wearing this in one of my classes back in college and a person sitting next to me says, "something...
  10. Re: Any favorite Bond No.9 and Creed fragrances on women?

    I've heard so many raves about these two...thanks for the heads-up.

    Also seen Spring Flower many times and have been meaning to test it. Need to head a Saks soon!!! :) One of my guy friends also...
  11. Any favorite Bond No.9 and Creed fragrances on women?

    I've been intrigued by these two lines ever since I received Chinatown and Fleurissimo as gifts. I'd like men's point of views on any other recs that smell just as amazing as these two, on women?
    ...
  12. Re: Closest Coco Mademoiselle clone that's a lot cheaper?

    I agree with Miss Dior Cherie. Also adding 212 Sexy by Carolina Herrera.
  13. Can any of you ladies recommend a truly unique, hard to find scent?

    I've always stuck with mainstream fragrances, but I think I'm getting sick of recognizing a scent on another woman and being let down....thinking that sadly, I also have the same scent in my bathroom...
  14. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    I love 212 Men, John Varvatos, Issey Miyake, JPG Le Male, Gendarme, Lolita Lempicka au Masculin :)
  15. Re: Do any of you smell the difference btw NR for her and SJP Lovely?

    Wow, thank you so much for this interesting tidbit...found it quite amusing!! And thank you so much to all of you, for giving me your input on what you feel is the preferred formulation and the...
  16. Re: Do any of you smell the difference btw NR for her and SJP Lovely?

    Thank you!! :)

    Can any of you ladies tell me which concentration you prefer for NR for her? I see that there are several different types.
  17. Re: Do any of you smell the difference btw NR for her and SJP Lovely?

    Ok good - I thought it was just me!! :)
  18. Thank you ladies - trying to decide between Lovely and NR for her

    and I can't make up my mind!! :) Thanks so much in advance for all your feedbacks!!
  19. Do any of you smell the difference btw NR for her and SJP Lovely?

    Sorry in advance if this sounds like a very naive question, but I was wondering if any of you smell the difference, and which gets you a more favorable response between the two? To me, they smell...
  20. Re: Need advice on what to wear and how to wear a fragrance around ppl who hate perfu

    Thank you so much to all of you!! I think these are all great ideas and will try to experiment with each of them. I have quite a few family functions coming up, so it's a great chance for me to see...
  21. Need advice on what to wear and how to wear a fragrance around ppl who hate perfume

    I need some advice on what to wear around my family. I can't just go for a whole day without wearing anything!! But unfortunately, my family absolutely hates it when I wear perfume!! And I don't even...
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    Re: Perfumes that smell 'like'....

    When I think of passionfruit, I think of Escada's summer limited edition scents...maybe even the most recent one called Moon Sparkle.

    Funny that you mention cocoa butter, because my coworker once...
  23. Re: Is there a difference between Bvlgari Green Tea Eau de Cologne vs. Extreme?

    So I finally tried the two (EDC and Extreme versions) and decided that I like the EDC better. :) They are both amazing fragrances, but I felt that the EDC version is more crisp, clean smelling and...
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    Re: Fragrance for a hot date !!

    It would be a tie between JPG Classique and D&G Original, slightly favoring JPG Classique - only because I've gotten many compliments from men on this fragrance. :)
  25. Anyone know if Hugo Boss Deep Red is discontinued?

    I fell in love with this fragrance when I smelled it on my coworker - it was this slightly spicy, vanillic floral...just beautiful!! But I haven't seen this in stores but I do see it online. Just...
  26. Has anyone tried Lalique? Which do you prefer EDT vs EDP?

    Are they 2 totally different scents (for ex., Allure EDT vs. EDP smell totally different to me)? Or are they just the same scent (same notes) but different concentrations where the EDP lasts longer?...
  27. Re: Is there a difference between Bvlgari Green Tea Eau de Cologne vs. Extreme?

    Thank you gentlemen, for your feedbacks. I'll definitely try both and see which one I like better. I tried the EDC at Saks and fell in love with its crisp, clean but very unique quality. I thought it...
  28. Is there a difference between Bvlgari Green Tea Eau de Cologne vs. Extreme?

    I know that the Extreme lasts longer than the Eau Parfumee (Eau de Cologne) but as far as the actual scent - are these exactly the same? Or does one smell differently than the other?

    Thanks in...
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    Re: Recent Compliments

    Gucci Envy Me - only the men have complimented me on this scent, saying that I smell "amazing"

    VS So Sexy shampoo and conditioner - a guy friend couldn't stop hugging me when he smelled my hair.
  30. Re: What's your fave fresh/fruity/floral fragrance?

    Gucci Envy Me and the Escada summer limited edition scents - currently, my favorite is Moon Sparkle :)
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    Re: Which one should I get?

    My pick would be Egoiste :)
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    Re: very subtle , close to skin ?

    John Varvatos - love this clean, musky scent on one of my guy friends :)
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    Re: Ladies....=)

    I personally think that BBW Juniper Breeze is something that both men and women can easily wear and can easily be complemented with most scents. I suggest you stay away from Cucumber Melon though -...
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    Re: John Varvatos

    I smelled this on one of my male friends and although it's a clean musky scent (in my opinion), I can't smell it on him after a couple of hours. Maybe it's just my nose, but the longevity on him was...
  35. Re: Can you gentlemen please suggest a fragrance for a guy who likes the following?

    Thank you all for the recs - I'll be taking notes and will bring them with me when I go out there and test these fragrances. Hopefully, I'll make the right decision. :)

    Thanks again!!
  36. Re: How do your loved ones feel about your fragrances?

    Unfortunately my family is very traditional (I'm Japanese) and they all HATE perfume. I've noticed that the Japanese don't like orientals or anything too heavy, and they only give perfume to others...
  37. Can you gentlemen please suggest a fragrance for a guy who likes the following?

    I wanted to get one of my guy friends a fragrance to add to his collection. From what I know, he likes:

    Marc Jacobs
    Gendarme
    Geir
    Salvatore Ferragamo

    I know this doesn't seem like much to...
  38. Re: Any ideas on a female scent that I should wear around my ex?

    Thanks for your advice on Eclat L'anvin - haven't tried this one, but will check it out. Not too fond of D&G Light Blue since I know a coworker who bathes in this every day, while I suffocate in my...
  39. Re: Any ideas on a female scent that I should wear around my ex?

    Thanks, Ged. Not phased by that comment at all actually - thank God I have a sense of humor. LOL
  40. Any ideas on a female scent that I should wear around my ex?

    I plan on seeing my ex, after a while of just talking and e-mailing as "friends". He's actually going to be nice enough to fix my computer next week...but part of me can't help but think of what...
  41. Re: Another Narciso Rodriguez thread: "This stuff is going to sell like hotcakes!"

    I'm glad that I caught this thread. I thought I was the only one who thought that NR for her just doesn't work. On me, it reminded me of mothballs and a dusty old attic (sorry for all you...
  42. Re: Any remarkable Gourmand fragrances?

    I really like Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin as a gourmand fragrance for men. The only scent that I know with a coffee note is L'Or de Torrente, which is actually a women's fragrance. However, when I...
  43. Re: wanted: delicate, feminine frag -not unisex

    I agree with those who suggested Annick Goutal's Eau de Charlotte and Bvlgari Rose Essentielle...leaning more torwards Rose Essentielle. I'm also adding Angel Innocent.
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    Re: Allergies

    I would say most of the Chanels, YSL Opium, a few Guerlains. I suggest you try Emporio Armani She or DK Cashmere Mist - I've known people who have allergies and these are a couple of perfumes that...
  45. Re: List of Do-Not-Wear Fragrances for Work

    I whole-heartedly agree. I only wear one spritz of TM's Alien to work and although it's generally a very strong fragrance, it seems to work well. No one has commented on the "stench" or avoided me so...
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    Re: To get for my wife?

    I would suggest soft florals such as Jo Malone Orange Blossom or L'Artisan La Chasse Aux Papillons.
  47. Re: Please help me pick a gift for my daughter!

    Sorry for chiming in so late, but here are my thoughts on some of your picks. Champs Elysees as we all know is a classic...excellent choice, you can't go wrong with this - past, present or future. As...
  48. Re: Any of you have a signature fragrance? If so, what is it? Do you get compliments?

    I didn't even know they made Eternity in a parfum form. Sadly, this scent never worked for me. As for L'Eau D'Issey....I love this on others, but it makes me sneeze consistently. This seems like a...
  49. Re: Any of you have a signature fragrance? If so, what is it? Do you get compliments?

    Thank you everyone, for your feedbacks!! :)
  50. Re: Any of you have a signature fragrance? If so, what is it? Do you get compliments?

    Another great idea - thank you!!! :)
  51. Re: Any of you have a signature fragrance? If so, what is it? Do you get compliments?

    Those are some really good points you ladies have brought up. I would never want to be too attached to a fragrance and find out that there are manufacturing problems or that it's simply...
  52. Any of you have a signature fragrance? If so, what is it? Do you get compliments?

    I would really like to find one and for people to recognize as a scent that suits "me". Most of the scents on the market nowadays are so common and very easily forgettable. Any of you ladies have a...
  53. What do you gentlemen think of the Laila fragrance for women?

    I haven't seen a lot of reviews on this, so I thought maybe you guys can help me out.

    Thanks! :)
  54. Re: Good Everyday Cologne for a 18 Year Old?

    Issey Miyake
  55. Re: Ok Time Again For: Match The Fragrance To The Picture!

    Gross...that's attractive...

    I'd say something really pungent and overkill - a gallon of Old Spice
  56. Re: Recommend some new colognes for a college kid please

    From a female's point of view, I really like these that probably fit within your budget or close to it:

    Polo Black
    Lolita Au Masculin - which I also like for myself
    Believe it or not...CK...
  57. Re: Ralph by Ralph Lauren - Too feminine..?

    I like this one for myself and I've never gotten as many compliments on a perfume than this one..go figure. But this also has a very slight masculine note, in my opinion. I'm not sure if my nose is...
  58. Re: Hope you don't mind if I ask about a women's fragrance, gentlemen

    Thanks so much everyone!!! Looks like I'll see how this one goes for a few months. Diva, that's a really good idea to layer it with Aveda Patchoulli...that sounds heavenly. :)
  59. Re: Hope you don't mind if I ask about a women's fragrance, gentlemen

    Thanks for your feedback, Dimitri. It seems to sort of go against my personality in a sense LOL. I'm never really "mysterious" per se. Even when I'm dressed up and feel like a million bucks,...I'm...
  60. Re: Hope you don't mind if I ask about a women's fragrance, gentlemen

    Thank you guys!! :)
  61. Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female compliments?

    As a female....so far, I really like:

    Polo Black
    Issey Miyake
    JPG Le Male
    TM Cologne
    Gendarme
    Creed GIT
    Creed SMW
  62. Hope you don't mind if I ask about a women's fragrance, gentlemen

    What do you all think about TM's Alien? Just got this today, and I'm still trying to figure out whether I should keep this or if it goes up for swap.

    Thanks so much!!! :)
  63. Re: Recs on cozy, snuggly women's fragrances where you just want to lean in for a hug

    Thank you for all your recs, gentlemen!!! :)
  64. Recs on cozy, snuggly women's fragrances where you just want to lean in for a hug?

    I know it's the season for orientals, but I don't think I'm there yet. LOL I figured I'd ask men's point of views on what they like - scents that are close, snuggly, maybe cashmere sweathers, "just...
  65. Re: warm,comforting perfume for the winter

    DK Cashmere Mist
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    Re: Best Creed?

    Personally, I really like Silver Mountain Water and Imperiale Millesime on a guy. :D
  67. Curious for mens' point of view - what do you think of Donna Karan Cashmere Mist?

    I just heard that there's a pure parfum form of this, and I'm trying to justify if I should splurge the $150 on a 1/2 oz. Or should I be splurging on something else? :)

    Thanks so much!!! :)
  68. Poll: Re: Which for summer: Carolina Herrera 212 vs Hermes Terre vs Escada Sunset Heat

    I pick 212 Men :)
  69. A while ago, I posted a question about a cloying, powdery, marine cologne that I HATE

    and I found out what they are!! My coworker of mine wears this every day and it just stinks. :( I end up getting a headache towards the end of the day. But on him, I found out that it was Curve for...
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    Re: Best/Most Distinctive Drydowns?

    In my opinion, it has always been Lolia Lempicka Au Masculin - I can spot this fragrance drydown from a mile away.

    For women? -- Angel, Allure, Coco Mlle as some of the more obvious ones
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    Re: Scents that made you stop a woman

    Too bad Allure or any other gardenia scents don't work on me!!! I would love to get complimented on Allure or Marc Jacob!!!! :(
  72. Re: I'm in need of a summer scent. Help me, fellow Bnoters!

    Recently fell in love with Giorgio Armani Prive collection in Eau Jade - this smelled heavenly on a guy...very clean and fresh. LOVE it!!! :D
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    Re: Scents that made you stop a woman

    Every time I smell something so amazing on another woman, I definitely muster up the courage to ask. There were way too many times that I regretted not saying anything. So far, it's been:

    So in...
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    Re: Which Creed to buy.

    I think GIT and Imperiale Millesime are excellent choices from the Creed line, especially in an office environment. I also suggest something clean like Silver Mountain Water. I LOVE this on a guy :)
  75. Re: Best FRESH/ICY fragrance for summer?

    Don't know about "icy" but I just recently discovered Giorgio Armani Eau Jade from the Prive collection. For the first time in 6 months, I was thinking of sitting on my guy friend's lap when he wore...
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    A few fragrances that I REALLY love on a man are Thierry Mugler cologne, 212 Men, Hugo Boss and Gendarme :D
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    Re: Finaly tried Gaultier 2

    I really like this scent for myself - but I think I'd also like to smell this on a guy ;) YUMMY!! :D
  78. Re: Fragrances suitable for Making Love

    I love this question!! :D

    For me, I say Jean Paul Gaultier EDT (just b/c the guy I'm dating goes crazy over this one) and Chanel No. 5 Sensual Elixir (love the close-to-the-skin quality)

    For...
  79. Re: which fragrances are loved most/hated most by your wife/girlfriend/boyfriend

    The guy that I'm currently seeing has only commented very favorably on JPG Classique EDT. After giving this fragrance a good couple hours to dry down, he doesn't seem to wanna let me go. :D

    He...
  80. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Haven't seen this thread - thank you for pointing it out! :D
  81. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Wore Emporio Armani She today (gift from a former coworker) and I never really realized how masculine it smelled. D&G, Burberry, CK and Coco Mlle seem to be very popular with the men on this board....
  82. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Heard a lot of raves about this fragrance from men, but to me...it reminds me very much of Sarah Jessica Parker's Lovely scent. Unfortunately, I smell this on way too many women on the streets and...
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    Re: Fragrances On Clothes

    I've had this experience with Jean Paul Gaultier Classique EDT for women. On my skin, it smells like a beautiful floriental with a touch of sweetness. But on my clothes, I get a whole lot of...
  84. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    LOL That's so sweet of you!! That made my day!! :D
  85. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Thank you for all of your feedbacks - I jotted them all down and I'm ready to shop!! ;)
  86. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    I haven't gotten a chance to test this, but for now..I'm putting it down on my wishlist of samples to try. :)
  87. Re: What scent reminds you of someone important in your life past/present?

    Might sound a bit cliche, but Chanel No.5 - reminds me of my grandmother
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21 April

    Hope you guys don't mind if a woman participates - Flowerbomb :)
  89. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    This shampoo and conditioner tends to be very very strong. I find that I don't need to wear perfume if I use this.
  90. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    You're so sweet - but trust me, I do!! I've been known to smell like a "candy shop" or "cookies" so I want to try some different fragrances. :) I walked into a bar with my girlfriends tonight and all...
  91. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Awww....how sweet of you!! That's actually me, which I'm sure you knew anyway!! ;)
  92. Re: What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    I believe that a fragrance leaves a greater impression on someone other than "it smells good" LOL Just my 2 cents... :)
  93. What's the ONE women's fragrance that drives you men crazy? And why?

    Just thought I'd ask. Getting kinda bored of my current collection and looking for some new ideas. I figured this would be a good place to start. :)
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    Re: CK One

    I would hate to disagree with my fellow basenoters, but I don't care too much for this fragrance. In my opinion, it's just too strong, cloying and it reminds me of my junior high school days when...
  95. Re: The only 2 fragrances that I have routinely & regularly got compliments from wome

    I love this scent. But ever since I got it for my little brother during X-mas, it makes me queasy when I smell it on a guy other than my brother. :( As a female, Rochas is a really good one and I...
  96. Re: What fragrance in your collection that you must have at all times?

    JPG Classique EDT, always :D
  97. Re: How is fragrance regarded in your culture?

    I agree about how the Japanese perceive fragrance. I'm Japanese and my parents HATE it when I wear perfume. I can only wear pure parfums that are "close to the skin" type scents or no fragrance at...
  98. Re: What would Jay and Silent Bob wear?

    To be honest, I haven't seen his work so I can't really say. :)
  99. Re: What would Jay and Silent Bob wear?

    These guys don't even look like they shower, let alone perfumed. :-P
  100. Re: Smelled it again...that horrid, powdery sweet, marine men's cologne - what is it?

    LOL I actually like JPG Le Male...to me, it smells very clean and soapy on a guy. In fact, the scent drives me crazy when they wear this - makes me want to sit on their laps and wrap my arms around...
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