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  1. Poll: Re: Poll-Best designer fragrance for a boiling hot summer

    Where I am, It's hot and humid, but not so humid as in a tropical forest, humidity comes from the sea. And It's boiling hot in summer and hot in the winter (in a greenhouse way).
    22-23 degrees...
  2. Re: Your top undoubtedly masculine/Alpha fragrances!

    That's it!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Sergio Tacchini
    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/34851M.jpg
  4. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Thanks drseid! I'm going to track it down. Your last recommendation (based on a review I read in the directory about Revillon pour homme) was really helpful for me to buying it blind. I'm still...
  5. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Do you remember if any of them were similar to the one below?
    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/878M.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Ungaro II

    https://sillyage.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/ungaro-ungaro-ii-pour-homme-edt-100ml.jpg
  7. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    I paid at the time the equivalent of 20 - 21 euros... It was a good deal as I don't know the vintage and the newer one is nice for the price. Pino was even cheaper, something as 13-14 euros. Another...
  8. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Ouch! Around $100 is almost niche price... Sometimes I think I've already entered the niche world (Although I try to keep far from it) when I realize I paid 80 euros for a Ungaro I 30ml spray bottle....
  9. Thread: Am I doomed?

    by RCavs
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    Re: Am I doomed?

    The story of my life... :(
  10. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    What a pitty... But if they kept on producing stuff like Lancetti Uomo I wouldn't mind buying their drugstore fragrances. Don't know if Capucci is still in production but the one I bought (probably...
  11. Re: Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Thanks, hednic! It seems there are/were 2 different fragrances: balestra pour homme and Renato Balestra pour homme. The former seems to be a leather chypre while the later, an aromatic fougere....
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Pancaldi
    http://www.beautyencounter.com/products/large/pancalmini.jpg
  13. Help me with this obscure italian fragrance: Renato balestra pour homme

    Hi Folks,
    I wish to buy this fragrance blind, but I'm in doubt if the ones in the pictures below are the same or reformulated versions of the one listed in the directory.
    The ones:...
  14. Re: What is the real story with "vintage" fragrances?

    In spite of searching for some vintages on ebay, I have never bought anything higher than $85. And trust me, unless you have a lot of money to spend (which is not my case) or love the fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    Givenchy Xeryus

    http://mlb-s2-p.mlstatic.com/xeryus-vintage-givenchy-50ml-edt-muito-raro-velha-formula-15150-MLB20096552086_052014-O.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Kouros Eau de Sport

    http://pimages.parfumo.de/240/27398_ooe2qq_kouros_eau_de_sport_240.jpg
  17. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    That's for sharing, jason!
    I was worried about the authenticity of my bottle (especially because of the plastic blue base). You clarified It. And I agree 100% that It's too high nowadays for a...
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    Does people actually hug in North America?! I'm surprised! :)


    Agreed 100%
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    A*men Pure havane

    http://aws-media.myperfumesamples.com/mps/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/7/0/70320-100.jpg
  20. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    Thanks Slayerized, I bought it for a bargain (if compared to the prices listed on ebay) and even though I had read Andre's great articles about Kouros, if I'm not mistaken, there were only pictures...
  21. Re: "KOUROS: the Scent of Gods" (a 100-pictures review)

    Hi Andre,
    Looking at the pictures below, can you tell me the year of production of this bottle?
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/125710268@N05/17084648081/in/photostream/player/...
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II Thoughts

    Great fragrance! I think It's like a light/watered down version of L'Artisan tea for two.
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    5 maybe could be too much in certain areas, but someone else must have a hound nose to detect 1/2 spray under a bunch of shirts, imho. Although the cologne guy issue can lead to the smoke free stuff...
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    Re: To be discovered, not announced?

    It looks like you're hypersensitive, pal. Or maybe I wear "that cologne guy" amounts...
    Anyway, I live in hot and humid weather, so half-spray would vanish in no more than 1 hour.
    For me It's often...
  25. Re: What's the reason they call agarwood fragrances "Ouds"?

    So do I!



    I think the same way! Or maybe an injured wolf?
    Agar seems a better name in my humble opinion. Seems more exotic to me. And also more oriental. But Isn't it difficult for english...
  26. Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille & Cuir Beluga Appreciation Thread

    Is SDV similar to any designer fragrance you know?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Aramis

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.113.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Acqua di Selva

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/sku/small/83434.jpg
  29. Re: "A to Z (14)" What are your favorite BUDGET fragrances ?

    Yeah, go for the classics: Gianfranco Ferre for Man, Versace L'homme, Bogart (signature) and One Man Show, Arrogance pour homme, Krizia uomo,Caesars man, Lomani pour homme...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    Pancaldi

    http://i.ytimg.com/vi/m93eF-dnaXE/hqdefault.jpg
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    Re: Revillon pour homme is amazing!!

    Thanks, Dimitrios! When I was doing my "homework", I also read your threads about it and It was extremely important for me to take the decision of buying it blind. As I consider you one of my vintage...
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    Re: just made mt first niche purchase

    Hey fragrancenewguy, tell us your thoughts about it!
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    Revillon pour homme is amazing!!

    Sometime ago, in my search for classic scents, I heard about this fragrance and read the beautiful reviews of ericrico and drseid about it, I was pretty excited to buy it blind but couldn't find a...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Borsalino

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41WLeGK-8IL.jpg
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    Re: Lacking names and versions in the Directory

    Another suggestions: Correct the pictures of Ungaro I and Ungaro II.
    Add Very Irresistible Summer edition (the best flanker imho)
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    Re: What do you think on Anteaus?

    what's wrong with the opening, for you?

    By the way, I love it!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Hugo Boss orange

    http://www.clubedasgrifes.com.br/imagens/clubedasgrifes.com.br/produtos/PERFUMES/HUGO_BOSS/HUGO_BOSS_ORANGE_MAN.jpg
  38. Re: Aventus - the Acqua di Gio of niche masculine perfumery

    lol!!!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Givenchy Pi

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.113.jpg
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    Re: Is Aramis a good blind buy?

    Take some laundry detergent (it must be mega clean), label it as fragrance or cologne (as some prefer), advertise it with some young handsome model, emphasizing that It's a chick magnet and voilá!...
  41. Re: The Most Hated 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    That's it! My wife made me get rid of my Guerlain Vetiver bottle... According to her, "It's so sweaty and smoky"...
    She always reminds me that I'm smelling like my father, when I'm wearing Lapidus...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th March 2015

    Halston 1-12

    http://www.aperfume.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Halston-1-12-Halston.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    I'm wearing 1-12 today and It's a great fragrance indeed. Really hard to say if It's better than Z-14, but after all, It has a heavenly top while z-14's drydown is better.
    Anyway, these 2 great and...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    Halston Z-14

    http://ak1.ostkcdn.com/images/products/884519/Halston-Z-14-by-Halston-4.2-ounce-Cologne-Spray-for-Men-L959007.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    First full wearing of Z-14 today! Nice smell indeed!
    I'm surprised that It isn't the atomic bomb some people were claiming. It's much more simple than I thought (especially after looking at its...
  46. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    My wife top 3:
    1. Gucci Envy
    2. S.T. Dupont Signature
    3. Lacoste pour homme (gray box)
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    Re: Everyone Always Hates on Polo Colognes: Why?

    I like a lot of RL fragrances, especially vintage Polo (the new release is another fragrance), Safari and Polo Blue. My only complaint is that I can't find huge discounts on them as I do with other...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th March 2015

    Versace L'Homme

    http://www.pharmocare.com/images/products/versace-versace-lhomme-100ml-edt--YFPx.jpg
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    Re: Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    Thanks, everybody!
    Tried z-14 quickly yesterday night and also liked it! I was particularly affraid of it, but someone acostummed to old school fragrances has nothing to fear. Had no problem at all,...
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    Re: Opinions about Versace Pour Homme?

    Tried a sample and didn't like it. Too aquatic for me... (and I like a lot of aquatics as AdG, Davidoff Echo etc.)
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    Versace l'homme & Halstons!

    Hi Folks,

    Got a package with 4 old school fragrances today: versace L' homme, Halston z-14 and 1-12 and a backup bottle of Lacoste original.
    Bought them blind after reading a bunch of reviews and...
  52. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Agree entirely! And I didn't join basenotes in 2010.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

    Nino cerruti Fair Play
    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41P2fdOz-uL.jpg
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    Re: What's definitely masculine is.. grossness?

    Agree with every word.
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    Les Copains homme (classic), anyone?

    I need help from my basenotes fellas, especially the italians ones!
    Someone offered this fragrance in a swap...Is it worth? wasn't able to find anything in the directory about it. There's info only...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Giorgio Red

    http://img.extrascents.com/product-catalogue/large/30731-giorgio-beverly-hills-red-for-men-50ml-edt-spray.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Gianfranco Ferre For Man

    Hi AlanG, welcome!
    I recently bought the new version and It's amazing... I'm trying to figure out how better is the vintage!!
    As for the new one, It starts with a great spicy accord and 2-3...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19th March 2015

    Krizia uomo

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6381.jpg
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Definitely a bad thing, considering that Polo Modern Reserve is already a light version of the once mighty original...
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Tried the new Polo formulation recently and It's outrageous! it's like wearing "Polo Modern Reserve Light".
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th March 2015

    Boucheron pour homme

    http://picture.yatego.com/images/4afa6270415873.5/Boucheron-Pour-Homme-Men-Eau-de-Toilette-Spray-100-ml-BN-kqh/boucheron---pour-homme-men-eau-de-toilette-spray-100-ml.JPG
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th March 2015

    Balenciaga pour homme

    http://u.jimdo.com/www51/o/s9c04ba60fbc5f46f/img/i9a932f3f380093d3/1393954810/orig/image.jpg
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    Re: My Retro purchases arrived!

    Great purchases! Does lagerfeld still exhales that powdery sweet accord? With a discordant sour note?
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th March 2015

    Enrico Coveri pour homme

    https://www.parfum-espenau.de/images/produkte/i19/1938-Enrico-Coveri-pour-Homme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th March 2015

    Soprani uomo

    http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag148/mdclx/SopraniUomo_zps5de33a4f.jpg
  66. Re: Bogart Signature (1975) Newer Formulation and Older Formulation?

    When precisely was It reformulated? I have a bottle I bought in 2004, probably made 1-2 years before... It's a great spicy, OAKMOSSY fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th March 2015

    YSL pour homme

    http://www.perfumali.com.br/ecommerce_site/arquivos10578/arquivos/1320848443_2.jpg
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    Re: Kouros: my first experience

    Definitely I can't understand all this urinal cake/cat piss talk. Really. Worn It for a long time, It's strong and bold and was truly appreciated in the nineties around here. But no one has ever said...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    Arrogance uomo

    http://www.larosadeiventiprofumi.com/public/shop/prodotti/ARROGANCE_UOMO_EDT_75ML.JPG
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 9, 2015

    Lacoste Original

    http://imshopping.rediff.com/imgshop/800-1280/shopping/pixs/13461/l/lacman1._lacoste-pour-homme-by-lacoste.jpg
  71. Re: Is Abercombie & Fitch Fierce going to be considered a classic?

    In South America It's also almost unknown.
  72. Re: Tried the most recent reformulation of RL Polo...

    Perhaps... But I would go for Swiss Army Forest instead. (Polo Modern reserve with a modern touch)
  73. Re: Is Abercombie & Fitch Fierce going to be considered a classic?

    Particularly, I don't like it. Owned a small bottle (with that ridiculous picture printed) and swapped at the first opportunity that appeared.
    I think It's an annoying version of Davidoff Good life.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

    Sergio Tacchini pour homme

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/34851M.jpg
  75. Re: Tried the most recent reformulation of RL Polo...

    Yeah, but I don't think It's only IFRA's fault. Take a look at the great basenotes article about Carlos Benaim and its "process of simplification"... Isn't it suggestive (lower cost formulas,...
  76. Tried the most recent reformulation of RL Polo...

    What did they do to POLO??? I was used to an old spray bottle bought 12 years ago that was finished about 1-1/2 year ago. While my wife was looking at some stuff at a department store I saw at the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th March 2015

    Armani pour homme

    http://www.acquaperfumes.com.br/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/800x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/a/r/armani_pour_homme1.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    Chanel Antaeus

    http://www.szepsegtrend.hu/images/Chanel_Antaeus_edt_ferfi.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd March 2015

    Santos Eau de sport

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41H5-ZOvwoL._SY355_.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st March 2015

    Emporio Armani He

    http://cdn.dealsdirect.net/m/products/540/5540/3/product1_5540_600x600.jpg?file=Emporio+Armani+He+by+Giorgio+Armani+100ml+EDT+Spray
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th February 2015

    Gianfranco Ferré for Man

    http://exklusiv-parfums.de/ekp/gianfranco-ferre-for-man-125ml-edt-1000
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th February 2015

    Boss Spirit

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51qM7WSJ8LL._SY355_.jpg
  83. Re: Nazareno Gabrielli pour homme - Anyone knows?

    Thanks Guys! I'm on the way to buy. I hope I like it!
  84. Nazareno Gabrielli pour homme - Anyone knows?

    Hi Folks,

    Found a place selling it for a real bargain, but info about it is really scarce... Has anybody ever tried it?
    ...
  85. Thread: Aqua Fahrenheit

    by RCavs
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    Re: Aqua Fahrenheit

    Don't own it, but I like it too! (waiting for discount!)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th February 2015

    Aramis Tuscany

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.123.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th February 2015

    Trussardi Uomo

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.3262.jpg
  88. [International] Re: Extremely Rare Discontinued Fragrances For Sale, inc. Djedi, PPH, Derby and Hundreds More...

    PM sent!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd February 2015

    AD Plus

    http://i603.photobucket.com/albums/tt117/mrscentman/6adplus_zps1eb37435.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 22nd February 2015

    French Line Revillon

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41fA0hJDJjL._SY355_.jpg
  91. Re: Only Men by Julio Iglesias ( how about quality ? )

    Thanks, hednic! As always, you're basenotes encyclopedia!
    And yes, some ebay sellers ask ridiculous price!
  92. Re: Only Men by Julio Iglesias ( how about quality ? )

    Ressurecting this thread... This fragrance is still a mistery... Just one review on the directory (bashing it) but the price asked for it on ebay is outrageous, what seems contraditory although its...
  93. Re: NEW - Light Blue Swimming in Lipari Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

    Exactly!!!! :thumbsup:

    These lame names really annoy me. What's next? An animalic flanker as "Playing with baboons in Kilimanjaro"?
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    Re: Classic Fragrances

    - Capucci pour homme
    - YSL pour homme
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th February 2015

    Aqua Fahrenheit

    http://www.fragrancestore.com.br/ecommerce_site/arquivos7997/arquivos/1329313105_1.jpg
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    Re: What's Carolina Herrera CH Men SPORT like?

    Agreed! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Need Info about Hascich men and Morris

    Ouch!!! Don't know if It was your intention, but the link's review really scared me...
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    Re: Need Info about Hascich men and Morris

    Yeah, I think the one I saw is the reformulated version, similar to the one in hednic's post, because It's written "Men" instead of "pour homme" and the box and bottle are slightly different as shown...
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    Need Info about Hascich men and Morris

    Folks,
    These two fragrances can be found really cheap online but are hardly talked about in the foruns... Basenotes has only a single review about Morris and Hascich men isn't even listed on the...
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    Re: Maxim's pour homme similar to Sybaris?

    Thanks Guys! I'm not affraid of vintage stuff, although It's always risk buying them blind (Giorgio, for instance, is my example of failure).
    I'm gonna take Sybaris to see what It can do for me.
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