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    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    Good to see Altamir on others lists. That was just after my top 3 cheapies.


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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Perfect, thanks!!


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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    You're getting some good feedback on those vetiver frags lately. Nicely done!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was heading out yesterday without having already sprayed anything, so I just grabbed something right in front of me, which happened to be Adnan B Noir and sprayed a couple sprays in my hair. It's...
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    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    Set sail st barts
    Bogart pH
    Ferrari Uomo
  6. Re: Which cologne best epitomizes the phrase....

    Musc Ravageur
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted Old Navy's Sea Salt & Fig (2016). Old Navy still needs to submitted as a house, either that or Kindred Spirits, which is listed on the bottle.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshall’s in Indy had better stock than usual, some interesting finds below:

    Eternity Intense 1.0 oz 19.99
    Boss the Scent Intense 100ml 39.99

    They had other good scents but prices were well...
  9. Re: Men’s Fragrances That Still Stand Out (No clones, nothing smells similar.)

    Fahrenheit, first thing that came to mind.
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    Re: Men's Wallets - What do you carry?

    Ditched my traditional leather Nike wallet a couple years ago in favor of a cell phone case with a pocket for my ID and credit cards, makes everything easier and I don't have to worry about my...
  11. Thread: Date advice

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    Re: Date advice

    I'd say Dylan Blue, minimal sprays, maybe 3.
  12. Re: A fresh, clean, sparkling grapefruit please!

    Agreed on Pomelo Paradis. Also tried Pacific Lime*by Atelier Cologne. It's a very sweet grapefruit in the opening maybe mixed with something that resembles peach.
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    Re: Help me build my collection

    Already a nice collection and some great suggestions.

    From what I've tried and know, here's what I would suggest for a young guy at dinner parties outside/near the beach.

    Tahitian Waters -...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was walking with a group out of the office at lunch time when the girl walking behind me said, “Oh, who smells good?”. There was some debate on who it might be since we were in a coed group of...
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    Re: What is your vacation fragrance?

    Usually these:

    Aqua Amara
    VIW
    TB St Barts
    Invictus Aqua
    Tahitian Waters
    Lemon Line
    L'Homme Idéal Cologne
  16. Re: Which Fragrance Product Names Do You Think Are Great?

    +1 on Fahrenheit and Aventus.

    I also think Green Irish Tweed is very good from a marketing POV, has some nice romance and visuals in that copy. Same with The Dreamer.

    Although some may not...
  17. Re: Searching By Various Notes - Any Recommendations?

    Just wish you could limit this functionality to your personal collection/wardrobe when searching for specific notes or be able to sort the total results by most reviewed so that you can see what...
  18. Re: Scents that are surprisingly difficult to find

    L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré - easy to find samples but not many bottles available and the ones that are available have sky-rocketed in price.
    Westbrook by Byredo - hard to even find a sample.
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    Re: If you could rename a fragrance!

    Wearing Montale Aoud Forest today. No oud, no forest, should be called "Flower Soap by the Beach".
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    Re: Where to buy fragrance tester caps?

    An obvious one that you may have already thought of is ebay, I've seen those on there in the past, but not sure about other sources for caps.
  21. Re: You might be a fragrance addict if you.....

    Always have to say “eBay gift cards” when asked what you want for bday and Xmas presents because all you really want is fragrance and you can’t leave it to someone else to pick the right ones.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Walked up to a female colleague to show her something on my phone and she said, "Oh, you smell good!"

    Tom Ford Oud Wood
  23. Re: What readily-available colognes under $100 fit this description?

    Guerlain L'Homme Idéal Cologne
    YSL L'Homme Sport
    Versace pour Homme
    Clinique Happy for Men
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    Re: Avant Garde similar frag?

    I’d have to agree, Avant Garde is pretty unique. I had a friend stop over to smell many different scents because she really liked Avant Garde on me and wanted something similar for her BF since I...
  25. Re: Perfumes you never expected a compliment of

    Got a compliment wearing Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Sport froma work colleague. Was not expecting any that day.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just resubmitted in case something got lost since January.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Received a compliment today wearing Nuit d'Issey Parfum. A female colleague gave me a hug and then said, “I just have to tell you, you smell so good”. That was 8 hours after spraying and it never...
  28. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    I'd ask Jeremy Fragrance if he finds it worthwhile. If he ever considered it a hobby then it seems to have worked out nicely for him.
  29. Re: Really Masculine, Really Modern, Really Excellent

    Jo Malone Bronze Wood and Leather. I'm wearing it today and it has that same metallic/band-aid leather scent, but it doesn't feel quite as harsh, maybe more emphasis on the leather.
  30. Re: What is the best ultra least masculine masculine scent?

    Agree on Ultra Male and BR 540. I'll add Noir de Noir.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Line or Chanel Allure

    Although Allure EB is the best option in my opinion of those listed, I prefer the Dior Homme line in general.
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    Re: If you could rename a fragrance!

    Change CK One Shock to CK One Black.
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    Re: Best Automobile Brand Masculine Fragrances

    I like most of the recent releases from Ferrari. Uomo is a little older but that one is my favorite from the line.
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    Re: Thoughts on Montblanc as a brand?

    In my experience, Mont Blanc usually offers really good value, especially on the current grey market.
  35. Re: The two most underpriced scents out there are.....

    Agree on Fahrenheit. For the second choice, Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Cologne.
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    Re: Decant shop issue

    Same for my experience with decantshop. They are one of the slowest to ship but have never failed to deliver.
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    Hmmm...picking 3 doesn't seem to be my problem, just the one house.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted these two, both from Zara. I picked them up for my kids recently for fun:

    Star Wars Boys by Zara
    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Zara/Star-Wars-Boys-39172.html

    Frozen by...
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    Got mine today, just sprayed it and it does not disappoint. Fresh, zesty and effervescent ginger. Reminds me of smelling a freshly opened ginger beer or a Mule drink right after they pour the ginger...
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    Re: A coconut/sunlotion cheapie please.

    +1 for Azzaro Chrome Pure and Joop Wild, both easy to find and cheap.

    Previously mentioned Kenzo homme night and Only The Brave Wild by Diesel are both good suggestions but a little harder to...
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    Re: Fragrances from Russia?Do you know of any?

    Chris from "Scentland" on Youtube did a video about some Russian scents entitled, "Fragrances from behind the Iron Curtain - Special perfumes from Russia, Latvia and indeed the former Soviet...
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    I have a full bottle ordered on its way, I liked it that much. I’ll report back after a full wearing.
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    Re: Most Seductive Male Fragrance

    Pick the one that gives you the most confidence. She will then associate that scent with your confidence and find it the most seductive.
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    Just tried this at the Italy Pavilion in Epcot at Disney World. It is definitely a ginger scent, after the citrus opening. EdP strength that projects well for a lighter scent like this and lasts into...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one the other night while wearing Body Kouros, maybe 3-4 hours after spraying one shot on my chest. After she got close to my chest, she said that I, "smelled like really nice fabric softener"....
  46. Re: Whats your favorite frag in the Dior Homme line?

    Prefer the original, Dior Homme EDT with Dior Homme Eau very close behind.
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    Re: Fellas.. Tuscan leather or Leather hombre?

    Agreed, TL is the more daring of the two which is why it seems to appeal to experienced noses that long for something different. I personally like OL better as my taste in frags tends to lean more...
  48. Re: Who legitimately has the largest fragrance collection?

    Agreed, thinking about ebay and shipping fees is depressing.
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    Re: Best Lemon Fragrance for Spring/Summer

    +1 on Lemon Line and Allure Edition Blanche.
  50. Re: Do Any Cologne Companies Make Grooming Products With Their Scents?

    Axe. :coolold:
  51. Re: How many experiences have you had where you loved the fragrance bottle but hated the actual scen

    Hate is a strong word, but the bottle for Habit Rouge Sport looks great but I can't get along with the scent. Azzaro Wanted is also a great looking bottle but I'm finding it hard to wear with its...
  52. Re: Your favorite Eau De Cologne style scent (the style, not necessarily EdC concentration)

    Another vote for the Guerlain as well. Smells great and has excellent performance compared to most cologne style frags.
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    Re: Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Sport

    It was just okay, pretty safe/inoffensive and performance was average at best. However, I did receive a compliment wearing it at work, which is rare, so there's that.
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    Re: Best YSL L'Homme flanker?

    I should have mentioned that it's the addition of rose and the better performance over the original and most of the flankers that makes Ultime my #1.
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    Re: Best YSL L'Homme flanker?

    Original L'Homme is a personal fav since it was one if the first full bottle purchases I made before getting into the hobby, plus it still smells great and serves a purpose. These days, I like...
  56. Re: Fragrances that you love but can't pull off

    Rose 31. Love the smell of it but only on my wife.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Looks like they are working through all the submissions, I had two 2018 Zara releases I submitted in January that are now in the directory. Thanks, Furrypine and Judith!
  58. Re: Mont Blanc Explorer.....The New Fragrance (2019)

    Based on the Aventus + Sauvage descriptions, sounds like the MB equivalent of Parfums Vintage X Batch. Need to get my nose on this soon.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I submitted two back in mid-Nov, new 2018 releases from Parfums Vintage, still not added.
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    Re: B&BW Retired Fragrances $6 Today Only

    Thanks for the info!

    Hmm, wish they still had Coconut Lime Verbena. I would assume that Coconut Lime Breeze is the replacement but does anyone have experience with this to know if they are...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nice mix of classic and modern!
  62. Re: What's your least favorite fragrance in your collection?

    Unforgivable by Sean John. It's only a mini, so not a big investment, but I basically bought it to confirm a sample that I received that smelled bad and nowhere close to MI. Mini bottle smells the...
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    Re: Your Fragrance Discovery of The Year

    Ombre Leather for me as well, +3 or +4, lost count, ha. I usually shy away from full bottle purchases of non-cheapies, but I bit the bullet on this one.

    A few runner-ups:
    +1 Alien Man
    Armaf...
  64. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    Musc Ravageur performs similarily for me, stinky in the beginning and then nice and sexy into the drydown. Meharees is a good alt-choice since it skips the stink opening and gets right to the fun...
  65. Re: Lime is such a beautiful scent.Why are there so few lime fragrances these days?

    My fav lime is in Set Sail St Barts, followed by VIW. I also enjoy the lime in two of the Nejma Puro flankers, Extreme (key lime) and Intense (Mexican lime).
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    Re: Fragrance fun with the common folk

    The only people I have ever talked about it with other than my wife were female coworkers who were interested in what I was wearing or I had commented on what they were wearing. Depending on how into...
  67. Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    My thoughts exactly! Should not be allowed and one of the main reasons why BN reviews are the best/most useful.
  68. Re: myperfumesamples.com - Is it legit? Is it reliable?

    After reading the multiple complaint posts by the above user, I figured something happened to their company or it was a misunderstanding, because I've never had an issue in the past. I received an...
  69. Re: What are some amazing/masterpiece frags that are extremely fleeting?

    + 1 for Juniper Sling

    Also, Millésime Impérial, at times.
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    Re: Best of the Mall colognes

    +1 for Dior Fahrenheit EdT - That is the "best of the mall", IMHO.

    Also, I like the Vetiver Fatal that she got the sample of, let us know if you like that one.

    Other really good, "current vibe"...
  71. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    Correct, only your personal tags show on the Tagged page. Once you start adding tags to individual scents, you’ll see each of them show up on that page. Also, a tip, you have to name them the exact...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    I ordered my own sample pack on Etsy before I saw this thread, so I missed out on the sample pass but I thought I'd contribute here and share my thoughts as a reference in case forum visitors don't...
  73. Re: Should be more love for the Basenotes wardrobe!

    This feature already exists and I find it very useful. On each fragrance page, there is a section near the bottom of the page under "Your Private Notes" that starts with "Your Tags for..." where you...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Sport Dupe ?

    Thalium Sport is a decent cheapie that smells like AHS. Also, I believe Everlast Original 1910 is another cheapie with similarities but I don't have a sample anymore to confirm.

    I also get a...
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    My maternal grandmother wore Jean Nate.
  76. Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 Mfk vs Spiritueuse Double Vanille Guerlain

    Based on your factors, specifically compliments, I'd say Baccarat Rouge 540. They're both good performers on my skin, so compliments would be the deciding factor.
  77. Re: Build yourself two wardrobes: One only economy scents, one only pricier ones

    Tons of excellent stuff between $70-$200 that gets left out, but I'll give it a shot....

    Under $70 (includes grey market pricing):
    L'Homme Yves Saint Laurent
    Set Sail St. Barts for Men...
  78. Re: List of NICHE Sampler Sets 4 or more (pls contribute to this list)

    Tauer Discovery Set
    $31.24
    5 x 1.5ml
    http://tauerperfumes.com/discovery-set.html
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    Re: How do you use decants?

    All of the above, for me.

    I make travel decants for my wife too from her bottles. I just take my minis that have sprays when I travel or decants I already have.
  80. Re: Name a fragrance that to you is an example of good quality,price and performance combined.

    Top pick is Fahrenheit for me. Next would be things like Valentino Uomo, Aqua Amara and Bogart pH.
  81. Re: Best "unboxing" experience (best box/container)?

    Definitely Sex Panther. Nothing beats hearing the panther roar when you open the top on the box.

    60% of the time, it works every time.
    95595
  82. Re: 10 Designer Fragrances For Life YouTube. My findings after watching 56 different reviewers.

    Thanks for putting in the time and effort to compile this list!
  83. Re: Going into a store what is your sampling strategy and method

    Last time I hit the Mag Mile in Chicago, I purchased this credit card holder that looks like a book and packed a pen with it so I could write all the names on the test strips that I acquired and keep...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    In my experience, sometimes a couple weeks, sometimes a couple months. There's obviously a backlog that Judith is working through and usually, newer frags are prioritized.
  85. Re: Remember Growing Up When You Wore Fragrance Just Because No Purpose No Enjoyment What Was It?

    I wore some samples given to me by my dad growing up, (Fahrenheit, Stetson, Jovan Musk, etc) but later I started buying my own stuff like Aspen, Nightflight and Eternity. AFter going through a TJ...
  86. Re: Was a set of fragrances ever produced for layering?

    The people at Sephora explained to me that Commodity scents are made to be layered with each other.

    Checked their website and it confirms it, "Each scent is expertly crafted to be worn stand...
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    Re: Fragrances your Spouse/Partner Hate

    Anything with the rose-oud combo. Oh, and Interlude Man.
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    Re: Invictus Aqua 2016 vs 2018

    I’ve seen some 2017 batches for sale recently. Is this the same as 2016 or is it closer to 2018 batches?
  89. Re: Milliseme Imperial Vs Silver Mountain Water

    MI for me, nice, salty, musky, warm weather scent. Just my opinion but SMW has a cold, melancholy feel to it that I'm usually not trying to achieve with my frag pick of the day...also, leans more...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Thanks for working to compile the list for this year! The results are interesting as I see some I wasn't expecting.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Added via contributor form:

    Rundholz Sept 21, 1966
    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Rundholz_Parfums/Sept_21_1966
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations needed

    Nice picks, also check the following:

    Encre Noire Sport
    L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme
    Kiton Men
    Bulgari Man and Man Extreme
    Ferrari Bright Neroli
    Guerlain Cologne du Parfumeur
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    Re: Urgently needed Honey scent

    From what I've smelled, Back to Black impressed me the most with its honey note mixed with tobacco.
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    Re: Spicebomb vs Valentino

    I prefer Spicebomb Extreme as Uomo Intense is nice, but not as versatile or crowd-pleasing, IMO.
  95. Re: Fragrancenet no longer available through Google Express?

    Hmm, sounds like the stuff they pulled with ShopRunner customers not that long ago. Both of these now-expired promotions made shopping on fragrancenet a slam dunk, but probably killed their margins....
  96. Seeing which of your own reviews received "Likes"

    Does anyone know if there is a way to see which reviews that you have written were "liked" (if any, haha) using the heart icon button on reviews? Maybe I missed it.

    I'm aware that I can see which...
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    Re: Overspray mistakes you've made!

    Recently, Carlisle by Parfums de Marly, 5-6 sprays out of a sample no less. I could feel it radiating off of me all day and a co-worker mentioned "someone went heavy with the perfume that day,...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted both of these 2018 release Zara fragrances via contributor form.

    Zara Crude:
    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Zara/Crude

    Zara Dark Crude:...
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    Re: Fresh scent for work

    Great suggestions so far. I’d add Cartier Roadster (or Sport), Guerlain L’homme Ideal Cologne and Cool Water to try.
  100. Re: Parfums Vintage Exaltant Le Musc / Exaltant Le Musc Intense / Sublime Musc

    Sublime Musc info, EdP, looks like it's supposed to resemble Dior Bois d'Argent:

    Top Notes: Juniper Berries, Cypress, Iris.

    Middle Notes: Incense, Myrrh, Patchouli, Honey.

    Base Notes:...
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