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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

    CREED
    PURE WHITE COLOGNE

    https://i.postimg.cc/0jnw81Bc/Creed-Pure-White-Cologne.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th June, 2020

    LAURENT MAZZONE
    Aldhčyx

    https://i.postimg.cc/9QtwzmRh/LMParfums-Aldh-yx.jpg
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    If your is neither creamy nor long lasting, you may want to question where you purchased it from (these Chanel's are very often faked - and some bottles look quite close to legit). Assuming you...
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    Re: Your favorite warm weather Creed fragrances

    Hot weather, my favorite Creeds are:

    Himalaya
    Bois de Cedrat
    Pure White Cologne
    Virgin Island Water
    EROLFA
    Selection Verte
    Jardin d'Amalfi
  5. Poll: Re: Men wearing Female Fragrances: What is the big deal?

    I usually don't want to smell overly feminine, but there are a few that, despite leaning a bit feminine, I wear occasionally because they are so good.


    I think it is pretty rare now to find...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st June, 2020

    PUREDISTANCE
    BLACK

    https://i.postimg.cc/2yTRqMCH/Puredistance-Black.jpg
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    Re: Best Creed that not Aventus

    There are about 10-15 I would recommend, but if you are asking simply for the best, I would say Spice & Wood.
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    Re: Latest Parfums de Nicolai - Eau De Yuzu!

    Nice house. Nice notes. I will certainly try when I get the chance!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 31st May, 2020

    by Kilian
    Straight to Heaven - Extreme

    https://i.postimg.cc/hjNpR2L6/by-Kilian-Straight-To-Heaven-Extreme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th May, 2020

    Zegna
    Acqua di Bergamotto

    https://i.postimg.cc/1zD1Fgn9/Zegna-Acqua-Di-Bergamotto.jpg
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    Re: looking for versatile Oud

    Of the ones you mentioned, Oudmazing is pretty versatile - but it really didn't "Wow" me. So I would be hard pressed to recommend it. I am not familiar enough with the other two to have an opinion....
  12. Re: Latest Louis Vuitton - California Dream in the "California Collection"!

    Thanks for the review. It sounds like it will prove to be a little ordinary, but I am a fan of fresh and summery, so I will certainly like to give this one a try.
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    These would probably be my picks also.
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    Re: Versatile office niche scent for under 150$?

    Perhaps something from Serge Lutens like Five O'Clock Au Gingembre.

    I find it to be quite versatile and office-safe. And it can usually be found for a price more in line with designer than niche.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th May, 2020

    LES NEZ
    TURTLE VETIVER BACK

    https://i.postimg.cc/4yBmxZB8/Les-Nez-Turtle-Vetiver-Back.jpg
  16. Re: Reversals of Judgement: Reappraising your verdicts

    Actually the EDT. I have samples of the EDP and the Parfum also. I may someday pull the trigger for a bottle of the Parfum, but haven’t yet.
  17. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    I don't want to be "that guy".

    I like decent longevity, but do not want a projection monster. I would even sacrifice longevity if it were a great fragrance. You can always carry an atomizer and...
  18. Re: Reversals of Judgement: Reappraising your verdicts

    Very rarely do I change my opinion significantly, but it has happened a few times.


    Chanel - Bleu de Chanel - didn't care for it at all in the store one day when I tried it. But a few years...
  19. Re: Warm weather fragrances that are NOT citrus based?

    A few that I think work better in the summer than in the winter, despite the notes:

    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    Gucci - Pour Homme II
    Serge Lutens - Encens et Lavande


    And these aren't...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th May, 2020

    ASAQ
    Black Incense

    https://i.postimg.cc/2y2xV9Gw/ASAQ-Black-Incense.jpg
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    Re: Alternatives to Creed's Jardin d’Amalfi?

    I have JdA. Yeah, leans slightly feminine, so I am a bit selective when/where I wear it, but it really is majestic in it's beauty. Nothing I have ever smelled is quite like it IMO.

    Personally, I...
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    Re: Malle Vetiver and floating particles

    If they call the Sea Monkeys, don’t believe it - it’s just brine shrimp.

    But really, I have seen this in one or two bottles before. I am wondering if there is a specific ingredient that is most...
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    Re: Your 2020 Summer Rotation Selections?

    No rotation - just hoping to give all my summer ones at least one wearing each summer. Hope to give my favorites at least two wears each.

    over the winter, I have added these good summer scents...
  24. Re: Guerlain Jicky is Disgusting, Horrible and Vile, OMG

    Not a fan. Not sure why people would like fecal, but to each their own. There are worse out there. Just tell people on the elevator that its your fragrance. Really. They won't believe you, but...
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    Re: The last bottle you finished

    Hugo Elements in 2011.

    Finishing that caused me to go online and look for a replacement. It led me to Basenotes. Bought a few bottles blind based off suggestions. Haven't stopped since.
  26. Re: 10 Relatively NEW Designers Worth Sampling: Help Please!

    Not many new designers have impressed me lately. But this one was pretty good I thought:

    John Varvatos Artisan Pure



    and anyone out there who hasn’t tried YSL Tuxedo... go do it now.
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    Re: Best Looking Perfume Bottles (Designers)

    Current top 3 designer bottles:

    https://i.postimg.cc/FRw0XBb5/CH-Burning-Rose.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/yxjbbSxf/Juicy-Couture-Dirty-English.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Which is better

    I like both. The Chanel is a little more complex, but I would consider it a tie scent wise. Perhaps a slight lean towards the Chanel...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd May, 2020

    CREED
    BOIS DE CEDRAT

    https://i.postimg.cc/QC0XF4m8/Creed-Bois-De-Cedrat.jpg
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Thanks for sharing that - I was always curious why that was discontinued so quickly. I believe it won some "new fragrance of the year" or something when it came out. To be discontinued before it...
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Brückner Aoud 1 - Several years ago, I paid a fellow BNer to purchase a bottle for me. However, this was right when UK Mail began seizing packages with fragrances inside. Someone at the Royal...
  32. Re: Latest Paco Rabanne 1 Million Flanker - 1 Million Parfum!

    Tuberose. *sigh*. Guess it's a pass for me.
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    Re: John Varvatos Files for Bankruptcy

    Big fan of the fragrances. I think they are extremely underrated here on BN. Yet to try one that I don't like. And can usually be found for a reasonable price.
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    Re: What I dusted off and tried again today?

    I have never tried Lanvin Oxygene Homme. A lot of what I wear has been over 12 months since last worn. Today I am wearing GIT, and it has been about a year (last spring) since I have worn it.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 21st May, 2020

    ACQUA DI PARMA
    COLONIA INTENSA

    https://i.postimg.cc/HnBCW0yK/Ad-P-Colonia-Intensa.jpg
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    Re: Summer Green Citrus?

    Some good ones mentioned already. I would add Armani Prive Vetiver Babylone (I think its called Vetiver d'Hiver now).
    Also Zegna - Sicilian Mandarin is a really nice green citrus scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th May, 2020

    ARMANI PRIVE
    VETIVER BABYLONE

    https://i.postimg.cc/90JDGvvD/Armani-Vetiver-Babylone.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th May, 2020

    CLINIQUE
    HAPPY FOR MEN

    https://i.postimg.cc/Gtzj16Dr/Clinique-Happy.jpg
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    Re: Baccarat Rouge 540

    It sounds like you are only asking for positive feedback - not many people would buy it if they didn't like it.




    These are exactly my feelings about this one also. I have a sample and have...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th May, 2020

    PUREDISTANCE
    BLACK

    https://i.postimg.cc/2yTRqMCH/Puredistance-Black.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 14th May, 2020

    HOUSE OF MATRIARCH
    BLACKBIRD

    https://i.postimg.cc/nr04JVnc/House-Of-Matriarch-Blackbird.jpg
  42. Re: It's time to buy the scent when you can't stop thinking about it, do you guys agree ?

    I own and love Mortal Skin. Glad I pulled the trigger on it, but it's a person choice.

    For myself, if it's something within budget, I always buy it when I keep thinking about it. Better to just...
  43. Thread: Acqua di Gio

    by dougczar
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    Re: Acqua di Gio

    Yeah, Perry Ellis 360° Red is actually better IMO, and almost free.
  44. Re: Creed Himalaya & Green Irish Tweed smell the same?

    I hear a warning sign of Covid-19 is loss of smell. You might want to get yourself tested...



    But really, they don't smell much alike, but they do have a common base, which you may be picking...
  45. Re: Why nobody talks about Annick Goutal anymore?

    I am a big fan of many fragrances from Goutal - Not many do lemon better.

    There are a lot of houses that don't get enough attention - and not as much as years ago.
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    Re: In the mood for roses...

    I would suggest Carolina Herrera - Burning Rose. A rich and deep rose scent with good longevity. One of my favorites.
  47. Re: Another you can only have one fragrance, which is your choice? Thread

    CREED
    SPICE & WOOD

    https://i.postimg.cc/yNWp3sMW/Creed-Spice-Wood.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th May, 2020

    Donna Karan
    Fuel for Men

    https://i.postimg.cc/qqjy06bN/Donna-Karan-Fuel-For-Men.jpg
  49. Re: Name Your "Number 1" Budget, Bargain Fragrance that is TOBACCO centered

    Aramis Havana for me
  50. Thread: Ramon Monegal

    by dougczar
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    Re: Ramon Monegal

    Looking forward to your thoughts on the others
  51. Re: John Varvatos Files for Bankruptcy - tiime to buy???

    :thumbsup:


    Yep.


    For me, I am a huge fan of John Varvatos - John Varvatos as well as Vintage. I think Artisan is one of the best smelling things I own - but the longevity is quite poor. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 7th May, 2020

    CREED
    ROYAL OUD

    https://i.postimg.cc/cCTGTFvv/Creed-Royal-Oud.jpg
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    Re: Aventus Cologne is growing on me

    So, flankers also get pull into this silly sub-forum? I didn't realize there was too much Aventus Cologne talk in the MFD. I guess just the A word is a trigger.


    I still haven't tried Aventus...
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    Re: Avignon/Cardinal/Full Incense - which one?

    Avignon is the one I currently own (I have samples of the other two)...

    The Montale does seem to perform a little better than the others, but Avignon lasts quite a long time for me also. ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 5th May, 2020

    CREED
    ROYAL ENGLISH LEATHER

    https://i.postimg.cc/j2cZB9Qr/Creed-Royal-English-Leather-2.jpg
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    Re: Name Your "Number 1" Budget, Bargain Fragrance

    Kenneth Cole Black
  57. Re: Your Top-5 of the Most Underrated and Criminally Discontinued Fragrances of All-Time.

    +1 Love this one a lot.



    My top 5 discontinuted loves that don't get discussed very often:

    Versace - Man
    Armani Privé - Cedre Olympe
    Creed - Royal Scottish Lavender
    Tom Ford - Cafe...
  58. Poll: Re: Do You ENJOY the CREED Batch Variation Phenomena?

    I wonder if wine connoisseurs hate variations, since that is what that whole hobby is based on.
  59. Poll: Re: Do You ENJOY the CREED Batch Variation Phenomena?

    I don't really notice. If I smell something, and I like it... I buy it. A full bottle in my collection is a lifetime supply, so there is no need to concern myself with what other variations of my...
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    Re: New Job - $200 Budget

    Some good ones mentioned already. I would suggest these:

    Bvlgari Pour Homme
    Donna Karan - Fuel for Men
    Serge Lutens - Five O'Clock au Gingembre
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th April, 2020

    CREED
    GREEN VALLEY

    https://i.postimg.cc/kGfb7yt8/Creed-Green-Valley.jpg
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair clearance

    Wow - thanks for that heads-up. That is quite a good price.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th April, 2020

    CREED
    MILLESIME 1849

    https://i.postimg.cc/PJ220YXV/Creed-Millesime1849.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th April, 2020

    Armani
    Sport Code Athlete

    https://i.postimg.cc/d3nvcmTK/Armani-Sport-Code-Athlete.jpg
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    Re: Which vetiver?

    Agree with these.

    Also, possibly ELdO - Fat Electrician would be worth checking out.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th April, 2020

    CREED
    ROYAL SCOTTISH LAVENDER

    https://i.postimg.cc/C5JdDHYN/Creed-Royal-Scottish-Lavender.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th April, 2020

    ARMANI PRIVE
    VETIVER BABYLONE

    https://i.postimg.cc/90JDGvvD/Armani-Vetiver-Babylone.jpg
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    Re: Your Favorite Dark Rose for Males

    This is absolutely the correct answer. Amazing stuff. I miss this one.





    One of my favorites. +1 for sure.
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    Re: What is one fragrance that you can't stand?

    I could easily name 20 disgusting fragrances. But if I had to pick one that is the worst of the worst...


    Xerjoff - Zafar

    Manure and cheese. Not sure who would want to smell like this. ...
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Man

    Ormonde Man is excellent. Fairly versatile also.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Armani Privé
    Sable Or


    from a sample - really great stuff. Been a while since I have worn it. I forgot how good this one is.
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    Re: Is YSL Tuxedo a good blind buy?

    Tuxedo is one of the best new things I have smelled in the last few years. Safe? Not sure about that, but extremely classy and formal. So, in my opinion, it is not the most versatile scent out...
  73. Re: Do you guys like Roja Saudi Arabia ? Worth picking up a bottle before it gets harder to find ?

    Wasn't really a fan. A touch of dirty leather that just isn't quite my type. Wasn't bad, had a nice fruity aspect to it, but a little too much "roja" in it. I am a much bigger fan of United Arab...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th April, 2020

    XERJOFF
    NIO

    https://i.postimg.cc/vT3cRVH8/Xerjoff-Nio.jpg
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    Re: Soapy Fragrances

    +1 for Prada recommendations - almost everything they make has a soapy attribute to it.

    While not "cheap", Acqua di Parma Colonia is pretty inexpensive relative to the bottle size. Some of the...
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    Re: The smell of the forest after rain

    Creed Green Valley or Frederic Malle Bois d'Orage come closest off the top of my head.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th April, 2020

    Armani
    Ambre Orient

    https://i.postimg.cc/GtKHRZKc/Armani-Ambre-Orient.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th April, 2020

    CREED
    SPICE & WOOD

    https://i.postimg.cc/yNWp3sMW/Creed-Spice-Wood.jpg
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    Re: How Many Colognes Are Enough?

    I used to maintain my wardrobe in three places: local database / website, Fragrantica, and Basenotes.

    Then Basenotes suddenly switched to Huddler - then suddenly switched back - If I recall, a...
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    Re: How Many Colognes Are Enough?

    For Fragrantica, I have it up to date, but I have samples included also. Everything I have available to wear is there. Unfortunately, Fragrantica doesn’t have a sample/bottle option. Currently,...
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    Re: Your favorite Perfumer?

    +1 Olivier Creed. Not even close.

    Aventus
    Bois du Portugal
    EROLFA
    Green Valley
    Green Irish Tweed
    Himalaya
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Original Cologne
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th April, 2020

    ARMANI
    CEDRE OLYMPE

    https://i.postimg.cc/VvDBhbPk/Armani-Cedre-Olympe.jpg
  83. Thread: Ramon Monegal

    by dougczar
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    Re: Ramon Monegal

    A few I really like from this house:

    Agar Musk
    Entre Naranjos
    Hand in Hand
    Umbra


    I would certainly suggest giving these a try.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th April, 2020

    Brückner
    Aoud 1


    https://i.postimg.cc/6qYkLXt4/Bruckner-Aoud1.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th April, 2020

    Happy Birthday!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I wore Creed Himalaya to bed last night. Man, that is a really great fragrance. I need to wear that more often.
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    Re: Tip: for removing scents

    When wearing a beastly fragrance, it is sometimes better to spray it on a handkerchief or on your clothes, rather than on your skin.
  88. Re: What fragrance is giving you solace during this crazy time?

    Not much has changed for me - except my weekly poker game has been cancelled for the last few weeks. And no sports.

    Fragrance-wise, nothing has changed - I am currently working through my...
  89. Re: I have no Gucci. What is the best Gucci for me?

    This.

    Gucci Pour Homme I & II are amazing. Anything else is a risk.
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    Re: Bois du Portugal changes?

    Exactly. Often people post pics of different bottles from different times in order to show how clearly the juice has been watered down, etc. However, it is more likely that the color simply changes...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th April, 2020

    TOM FORD
    GREY VETIVER EDT

    https://i.postimg.cc/0jnStTRR/Tom-Ford-Grey-Vetiver-EDT.jpg
  92. Re: How many here has kept every single fragrance you have purchased.

    Get in line!
  93. Re: How many here has kept every single fragrance you have purchased.

    I have sold 3. Regretted selling one of them, two I did not. Generally, I just find it to be a pain. But I am planning on selling some this year. I am trying to shrink it down a little.
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    Re: Fragrance Du Bois favorites?

    I have only tried 4 so far, but I must say I have been very impressed by them so far. I am really going to make it a goal to explore this house much more this year.

    My favorite so far is...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th April, 2020

    https://i.postimg.cc/8cwgY5nk/Tom-Ford-Champaca-Absolute.jpg
  96. Re: Other houses like Roja and Fragrance du Bois (in terms of quality)?

    I would say Stéphane Humbert Lucas fragrances have that opulent feel to them. And to a slightly lesser degree, many Thameen fragrances do also.
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    Re: Designer High-End Ranges ? Your Tips !

    Hard to not like Ermenegildo Zegna's Essenze lineup
  98. Re: So was there ever a good alternative to Creed "Green Valley"?

    I haven't smelled anything quite like Green Valley myself.
    From my limited experience with DUA, I would think you will wind up disappointed.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th April, 2020

    CREED
    ROYAL ENGLISH LEATHER

    https://i.postimg.cc/j2cZB9Qr/Creed-Royal-English-Leather-2.jpg
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    Re: Killian for the summer?

    Straight to Heaven is better in the summer.
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