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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    110683Basile Uomo

    Clean, green and very office friendly.
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    Re: Refined Citrus Leathers

    Coach Leatherware 01
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Honey Aoud by Móntale

    2 sprays, give it about 30 minutes to settle down, and enjoy the cinnamon, honey and vanilla infused westernized oud ride :)

    I don’t reach for this often, but it never...
  4. Re: Question about Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland

    Clean, green with just a pinch of salt-filled air reminiscent of Ireland’s coast...

    It actually smells quite a bit like Irish Spring soap.:)

    As an aside, this smells closer to vintage Paco...
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    Re: Which vetiver? Or both?

    +1 regarding Encre Noir Sport

    It’s much more versatile yet still bears the original’s DNA.

    As for TDH? I’d look at the sales board here on BN. It surfaces every now and then.

    +1 for Red...
  6. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    HouseofPhlegathon-

    Sartorial by Penhaligon’s may be worth a sample as is Encre Noir Sport by Lalique. I actually find the Sport to be an easier and more versatile wear than the original. Plus,...
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    Re: The hype is real!!!

    HAHAHA!!!!!

    For the record, my most complimented fragrance is vintage Eau de Rochas Pour Homme.

    I’ve found Aventus to be pretty hit-or-miss.
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    1. Vintage Safari by RL
    2. Vintage Polo by RL
    3. I have 3 bottles of Vintage Polo; Though it’s not my favorite, I never want to be without it.
    4. 10 (including the 3 bottles of Polo)
  9. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    110561110562

    I bought my bottle in 2012, so this isn’t “true vintage.” I then hunted down a sample of vintage juice about a year later and I’d be lying if I could tell the difference... Trust me,...
  10. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Montana Parfum D’Homme (Red Box)
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    Rugby by Royall
  12. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Black to a Black by Mancera
  13. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme vs Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    Bel Ami Vetiver for me
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Headed out for dinner and gave myself a couple sprays of Polo Crest by RL.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTD is Moschino PH
  16. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV or Amouage Reflection Man

    Jubilation XXV for me. One of the few Amouage fragrances that I own.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTE: Vintage Jaipur EDT
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    With good reason, that stuff is great!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Vintage Safari by RL

    Nostalgia... ;)

    This was my “signature” scent in high school and I haven’t worn it in some time... I was thumbing through my stash and this jumped out at me :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Mornin’ folks,

    Cosmair Safari by RL for me today.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Basile Uomo

    If you like’em “green,” this is one to consider.
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    Poll: Re: Choose a 'budget' Fall fragrance

    I’ve sampled all four and own none...

    My fall “cheapies” ($85 or less) would be:

    Eau de Baux by L’Occitane
    Jacques Fath Pour L’Homme (vintage preferred)
    Bel Ami Vetiver

    Also, Carven Homme...
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    Re: Calvin Klein Escape for Men

    I’ve had my bottle since about 2002, so I’m not sure how it compares with what’s available now. I seldom reach for it, but when I do, I seem to always receive a compliment...

    I’ve always found...
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    1. Vintage Bel Ami
    2. Imperial Del Oro Russian Leather Cologne
    3. Moschino Pour Homme
    4. Lency Russian Leather Cologne
    5. Coach Leatherware 01
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Cool Water.

    Having tried recent incarnations of GIT, I feel that this is a more enjoyable wear. Unfortunately, I’ve never tried vintage GIT, so I have no way to compare vintage vs vintage.
  26. Thread: Only one

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    Re: Only one

    Though vintage Bel Ami is my favorite fragrance, I wouldn’t want to wear it everyday because it lacks versatility.

    I’d go with vintage Rive Gauche by YSL.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    110066Sergio Tacchini for Men.
    A relatively simple but well constructed offering from the Tacchini house. I get bergamot, lime and cedar up front that play together nicely for a while until the lime...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Let’s not overthink this :)

    Cosmair Polo here. Definitely a fragrance (in this vintage) I always want to have in my collection.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    109970

    2 great fragrances!

    Now that things are beginning to cool off in my neck of the woods, my focus begins to shift to fragrances with a bit more body :)

    My SOTD is Krizia Moods; love...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    109911Simple, clean and an easy reach when I’m in the mood for a laid-back but well executed musk.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    One of my faves, great juice!
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    Re: Mancera Red Tobacco love?

    Aoud Vanille is also atomic.

    I found that if I lightly spray a finger tip once and then just dab the back of my neck, behind my ears and one of the crooks of my elbow, I’m good for 8 hours!
    ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    Haha, Fo Sho!
    I’m going with one of the forgotten treasures; Versus by Versace.
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    Re: Week 40: Time for a SOTW?

    Ouch, that’s rough!

    I did it once last year... I wore Rive Gauche for a week straight... One of my “desert island” fragrances :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thank you, my brother!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTE is Juan Carlos by Jeanne Arthes

    A wonderful hidden gem that smells of a lightly spiced golden tobacco leaf.

    109785
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    Re: Mancera Red Tobacco love?

    I sampled this... Once...
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    Re: For those who wear Azzaro PH EDT

    Body Chemistry is a game changer!!!

    To answer the question “what can ya do?”...

    Diet can certainly change one’s scent as can stress...

    If you eat pungent food (garlic comes to mind as well...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Halston Z-14
  40. Re: PS Paul Sebastian Rarely Talked About But Highly Praised, Opinions 2017+

    It’s a bit “much” for me me most of the time... It’s very powdery and if it’s too warm, it wears like napalm...

    But...

    I do own a vintage bottle that is smoother than what’s available now that...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Love this juice! Hands down one of the booziest and most distinct fragrances I own; nothing smells like it and nothing ever will.

    My SOTE is Tiffany for Men. I’m not generally a big fan of...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    109663Good ‘ol Gucci ‘76
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    Jazz Prestige by YSL

    Man, this stuff is criminally not praised enough!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Bel Ami

    No question about it, it’s my favorite by a long shot...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Rocabar by Hermes

    In vintage form, it actually smells like a lighter and brighter Fille en Aiguilles by Lutens on my skin. I get the pine resin, cypress and dry woodiness from this with a dash of...
  46. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    I’d go without fragrance for about 2weeks to allow things to settle. I’d then apply a spray to your inner wrist for you to enjoy for about 2weeks or possibly to a tissue for personal enjoyment. From...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Vintage Canoe.
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    Poll: Re: Creed Royal Oud or Amouage Interlude Man?

    I enjoy Royal (no) Oud.

    Interlude just doesn’t wear well on my skin, but I can understand it’s appeal. Personally, I think they’re very different scents.
  49. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    Agreed.

    4. Too many to list... Ones that immediately come to mind are Paco Rabbane PH, Givenchy Gentleman, Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme, Capucci PH, Armani Eau PH, Halston Z-14...

    5. L’Instant de...
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    Re: Day Time, All Season Fragrance

    +1, A more user friendly and versatile variation of the original while maintaining the OG DNA of EN.

    Where do you live? Knowing what’s on shelves will help with recommendations.
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    Re: Dating this Azzaro

    Spot on.

    Better than what’s on shelves now, but not nearly as good as what was on shelves through the early 90’s.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    109160SOTE is Vintage Nicole Miller for Men. The “made in Toronto” juice is the real deal and where it’s at ;)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

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    Vintage One Man Show

    Great juice and can be attained reasonably with a little patience and diligence.
  54. Re: Similar to Club Pinaud after shave with cologne?

    Canoe immediately comes to mind. You can find vintage bottles on eBay, etc if you look.

    Another to consider is/are those from Paul Sebastian’s line. PS Fine Cologne can be found anywhere...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    It’s not vintage, but seeing as this is where I usually hang my hat... :)

    Sky Father by Dame Perfumery.

    A very solid fragrance that brilliantly utilizes clove which is saying something because...
  56. Re: Hermes- Bel Ami [ vintage] versus New formulation

    No comparison in my book. The new is a nice “spring and summer leather” whereas the vintage is much rounder, “oily” and appreciably more robust.

    The vintage has an undeniable birch tar note that...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Listen by Herb Alpert

    I get a lot of lemon, bergamot and mint up front with a slow, steady transition to a moss covered wood base accented by geranium, basil with a subtle “saltiness.” It’s a very...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Mi numero uno... This one has and will likely continue to sit in the top spot of my collection.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    109005A juxtapo-fragrance of sorts :)

    It bears elements of a classic Russian Leather blended with a dash vintage Canoe with just a hint of vintage Chanel PM atop.

    Classic and fragrance that...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    108947108948Essence de Brut for Men
    Spray Lotion Concentree

    It’s a fuller, heavier hitting vintage Brut. I can’t say that I like it more, but it is deeper. It also sits closer to the skin than...
  61. Re: Aramis Tuscony is it better then Azzaro pH ?

    +1.. Same here.

    IMO
    Vintage vs vintage: Azzaro PH
    Current vs current: Tuscany
  62. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Woods of Windsor for Men

    An inexpensive little “barbershoppy” fragrance.
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    Re: Other scents like Calvin Klein Obsession

    Actually...

    Avon Legacy has an Obsession-line vibe to it...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I will sync with you, vtg Cool Water it is!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    How’s it smell?
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    Re: New to the Fragrance Game

    Kindness, humility and confidence are going to get you more compliments than any fragrance..

    Fragrances are an accessory and the cherry on top of the sundae, not the ice cream...
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    Re: For Chilly Fall Days - Boozy Niche Scents?

    108666

    I wouldn’t go niche, I’d go vintage..., This is a great scent and the “booziest” that I know of.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    These questions are always tough because it seems as though slots 4 and 5 are rotating doors! :)

    Right now:

    Bel Ami (vintage) by Hermes
    Sahara Noir by Tom Ford
    Ungaro 1
    Gianfranco Ferré for...
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    This is what I own and familiar with.
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    I’ve only seen that pattern on the haute concentree version from the 80’s. Can you take a pic of the ingredients list?

    Vintage Worth PH is a black box with a few white and green alternating lines...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Givenchy Incense for me today.
  72. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    -The discontinued but still accessible (eBay and the like) Carven Homme
    +1 for Tam Dao (EDP)
    - Believe it or not, Proraso’s Red Box aftershave is surprisingly good.
  73. Re: Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    Style by M. Micallef for Men

    Sartorial by Penhaligon’s

    Burning Barbershop by D.S. & Durga

    Lui by Mazzolari
  74. Re: Looking for something for fall/winter 2019/2020

    From your list: Grand Soir
    Not on your list: Eau de Baux by L’Occitane
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Hi hednic,

    Can you describe this one?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    This is the bottle that I own and I really enjoy it :)
  77. Re: HELP: Fragrance-Personality Matching Challenge

    Masculin Pluriel immediately came to mind, so +1 :)

    Others to sample:
    Fougere Royale by Houbigant
    2 Man by Comme de Garçons
    Timbuktu by L’Artisan Parfumeur
    Endymion by Penhaligon’s
    Rive...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Same here! I hadn’t worn it in some time and it’s a damn shame! Great juice that feels as though it should have been released decades earlier than it was.
  79. Poll: Re: Baccarat Rouge 540 Edp or Elysium Pour Homme Parfum Cologne ?

    Never tried the Elysium, but never really connected with BR540.

    It wore like cotton candy on my skin and was far too sweet. I’m also not sure when I’d wear it.... It’s too rich to wear casually...
  80. Re: Versace Eros VS Eau de baux for casual everyday

    Don’t really care for Eros but really enjoy Eau de Baux.

    The nice thing about this fragrance is that you’re likely going to be the only one amongst your friends wearing it... Being different can...
  81. Re: Creed Aventus Clone = Club De Nuit Intense By Armaf ?

    The only “clone” I’ve tried that scratches the itch is Rasasi’s Rumz. Is it as good as Aventus? Nope... Is it a pleasant fragrance that gets the job done? It is...

    Pineapple Vintage is another...
  82. Re: Which one do you prefer between vtg. Paco Rabanne pour Homme and vtg. Azzaro pour Homme?

    I think so.

    I personally really enjoy it and I think you’d appreciate it as well.

    In terms of what I like best, I’d say it’s a toss-up..
  83. Thread: Game Day!

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    Re: Opening Day

    Not a huge football fan, but follow the Redskins because my dad cheers for them. Personally? I’m more a baseball/hockey guy.

    And...

    Anyone who plays Dallas or New England ;)

    Game Day?
    ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Hugo Boss Sport

    Bought a mini out of curiosity. It’s “zesty,” herbal, green and definitely has a mid-to-late 80’s feel.

    I like it, but I don’t think I’ll look to purchase a full bottle......
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    Re: Other scents like Calvin Klein Obsession

    The key is to find a vintage bottle; that juice was atomic!

    If you comb eBay intermittently, you’ll find one reasonably priced. As for similar fragrances? Nothing smells quite like Obsession...
    ...
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    Sounds great and nice write-up :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    This is one I’d love to sample :)

    Rive Gauche in the striped aluminum canister for me. Love this stuff and always enjoy wearing it.
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    And this thread will be shut down in 3...2...1...
  89. Re: Thoughts on MFK Amyris Homme.... worth owning?

    When I sampled it, it didn’t really make an impression... If I had to rate it, I’d give it a 6.5/10. Smells “familiar” in that there are other fragrances that run in parallel with it. It isn’t bad,...
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    Re: For those who wear Azzaro PH EDT

    Very well said and completely agree.

    Having tried the vintage, intermediate releases and the current, I can honestly tell you that there is/are detectable differences.

    To answer your...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I actually prefer the EDT. I enjoy the brightness of it and find it to be much easier to wear. The vintage EDP is great stuff, but I really only grab it when I’m dressed to the 9’s in the spring or...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    108381GFF Uomo

    A metallic rose that’s softened by sandalwood, brightened by lemon and grounded by vetiver.
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    Copal Azur by Aedes de Venustas fits your criteria. It’s “deep blue” with a prominent smokey incense note... Great juice and definitely worth sampling.
  94. Thread: Dark

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    Re: Dark

    Very true!

    The vintage juice is “darker” but I don’t know that I’d call Antaeus in any rendition one of the “darkest.”
  95. Thread: Dark

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    Re: Dark

    +1

    Private Label by Jovoy is also very dark.
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    Re: Daily cologne for university student?

    I think I’d go Duc de Vervins L’Extreme and/or Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche.

    Both smell great and both perform well.

    +1 for Pure Malt, but I like the 2 listed above a bit more because...
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    Re: Brut (Qs for men and women)

    Sort of... I almost think the pronounced coumarin, carnation and musk notes give this a different feel.

    Sartorial gets my vote. Clean, green, robust and feels like Brut in a tux :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I get a little Zino, but find this to be the “booziest” scent in my collection, whereas Zino is all about the “black rose.”

    I find that Zino’s supporting cast of geranium, sandalwood and vanilla...
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    Re: You smell like an old man

    Exactly.

    I’d grab some One Man Show while you’re at it! Solid juice and cheap as chips ;) Chevignon for Men is another I’d look into (in the whiskey flask).
    ...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Great juice!

    The only problem I have is one I’ve found with all Pacoma fragrances; the sprayers tend to be wonky... I had to decant (2) 1.7oz bottles of Gatsby because the sprayers stopped working.
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