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  1. Re: Chanel Allure Homme vs Eqoiste Platiumn??? I went with.......

    Chanel masculines are all great and cater to different tastes so you are best placed to decide what is right for you. Allure Homme never recovered from Luca Turin’s bashing, but its actually quite...
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    Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    Ok goodluck then. No need for any gratitude for the time take for me to post. Here’s the note ranking for Heritage!
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    Re: Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    I second Giorgio for men, a more floral take on Givenchy Gentleman in the current formulations.

    Some more options, starting with most expensive:

    1) Frederic Malle Monsieur. Lots of patchouli,...
  4. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme vs Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    BV Pour Homme is like Rocabar without the benzoin note.
  5. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Encre Noire In any form is industrial stink. I have said it before and will say it again, it’s always been an anti-perfume. It’s incredible that the same house generally makes opulent stunners like...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Lalique Poour Homme. Because it is pretty much perfect for work
  7. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme vs Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    I am a fan of both but BelAmi performs better. If you decide to go with the BV, try wearing some of it on clothes. Concidentally, BV Pour Homme has similarities to Hermes Rocabar, which also...
  8. Re: Amouage Jubilation XXV or Amouage Reflection Man

    Reflection.

    Jubilation to me is more of a Bertrand Duchaufour fragrance than an Amouage fragrance
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    Re: There's a fire, you can take only one.

    Hmm, maybe my bottle of Gucci Pour Homme 1976 since it can’t be replaced easily.

    But then again, Roja PDLN 3 is worth 15 times more, so I might grab that one.
  10. Re: Fragrances in your collection with similar scents.

    I have sold 250+ bottles often to avoid similarities ;).

    However, one double up was hard to resist because the cost was so low and big bold fougeres are a favourite: Duc de Vervin and Drakkar Noir...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    I have 140 bottles. At one stage I got to 180 and paired back to 95.

    Maintaining a wardrobe here is very worthwhile, I always like to go into member’s wardrobes and have a peak, particular if...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Boucheron Jaipur PH. I waited way too long to try this, mainly because its not available for testing in Australia



    Mostly downhill from there
  13. Re: Fragrances you feel wear just perfectly, longevity, sillage, projection...

    Good topic. Thereís few that can match Heritage for how it melds with the wearer through the day. Following with interest. From my collection:

    Guerlain Heritage EDT, LIDGE
    Tom Ford Private...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    I can see the link, they are both creamy fragrances, and if you like one then itís likely you will like the other. But itís easy to distinguish them and worth owning both if this style appeals
  15. Re: Costume National Homme, Reformulated when re-issued again???

    I applied from a recent tester and it was that strong I could almost hear it hissing off my skin.
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    Re: Beta Male Scents

    Alpha males just wear whatever fragrance their beautiful girlfriend/wife buys them
  17. Re: Aramis Devin & New West..what's it like and is it worth to be part of collection.

    When I originally tried Devin 5 years ago I did it with an expectation that it was some sort of Polo Green substitute. But a pine note does not make a Polo Green substitute and devin is its own...
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    Re: Roja Dove kingdom of Bahrain

    Was too harsh for me. It’s a rough ride and about 16 hours later it bucks you off it’s back and I think it then transforms into a goblin and runs into the woods, cackling.
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    Re: A*Men Appreciation

    I’m a fan here, I think the patch note is great bouncing off the big supporting cast of notes. When I wear it I imagine my nose doing circles trying to get across the whole range of smells.
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    I like this one too, seems hard to find though
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    Loving this:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190927/7d23b336aff25a8093f6110ecb8ccdb7.jpg
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    Re: Tell me which P. de Marly I should buy

    I would suggest limiting your foray into PdM by buying decants. As everyone has said, PdM offerings are variations on common designer themes and often they are not even as good. I might get my head...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Lalique Pour Homme EDP. Wow! I am not worthy
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    Re: Parfums De Marly - Layton - Longevity issues?

    The only problem I had was it lasted too long
  25. Re: Hermes- Bel Ami [ vintage] versus New formulation

    I was in the local Hermes boutique recently and the SA sprayed some Bel Ami into the air just for his own pleasure while standing alone. The opening notes spread through the shop and they were...
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    For pine, I think One Man Show is the best way to go to be honest. $10-15 and it was mission accomplished for me.

    Took me years to finally bring myself to buy this, but was very pleased when it...
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    You guys, terrible! ;)
  28. Re: Your "chore" scents or dumb grabs at the moment

    One Man Show
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    Re: Problem with Versace "The Dreamer"

    Interesting observation
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    Re: Problem with Versace "The Dreamer"

    Let the bottle macerate for a few weeks at least and a few wearings
  31. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    Problem with the current decade is that although the fragrances are great, there’s 2 problems:
    1) niche and prive fragrances are ultra expensive; and
    2) Although overall there are more great...
  32. Re: Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Cologne - Gaining Popularity?

    Shinybeast you are right, it has recently become deeply discounted here in Australia, and being a reasonably competent offering from Guerlain, a lot of members are taking the opportunity to buy it. ...
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    Re: Parfums De Marly - Layton - Longevity issues?

    I find it performs well, but the problem is that it smells crass. Thankfully I only got a decant.
  34. Re: Midnight in Paris? Wasn't worth the hype for me at all!

    Iíve always found MiP to be basic. It was released at a time when designer houses were making even worse releases than usual, so just about any half-hearted effort would get some praise. Your three...
  35. Re: Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    Yes that makes sense. For me, a 70s/80s powerhouse must have bergamot, rosemary, leather and patchouli but I am prepared to accept other definitions because I loved that era so much.

    A couple...
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    Re: Your Favourite Perfumes From Roja Dove ?

    It would be easier to discuss the scents I don’t like, and even then those very scents are loved by others. The Roja line is an incredible body of work.
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    Re: Roger & Gallet open gold??? anyone try this?

    I received a bottle of this yesterday and was very happy with the purchase. It seems to be an oldworld floral leather, like a richer version of Knize 10. The opening citruses seem to be oranges or...
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    Re: Obsession for men? What have they done???

    The downgraded quality has got more to do with the fact that obsession does not sell unless it is heavily discounted. The quality of the juice is consumer driven in this case. Itís not like Polo...
  39. Re: For any lovers of Paco Rabanne PH out there

    Thanks, I’ll have a look. But No need for advertising here, first time I sprayed Paco PH, I was hooked. The ultimate fougere, all these coumarin heavy impostors of the last few years need to hurry...
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    Re: For Chilly Fall Days - Boozy Niche Scents?

    Nasomatto Baraonda is outstanding
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    Re: JV x NJ: The New King of Compliments

    I tried the blue one on the weekend and I don’t like the nuclear aquatic note. However, the huge projection is probably what brings the compliments. Similar to how Sauvage gets compliments.
  42. Re: Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    I was thinking the same, is modern Furyo worth owning at its pre-discontinuation price?
  43. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    Parfum díHabit and Guerlain Heritage for me.

    Beware, the road to a satisfying sandalwood is full of skeletons of those who never made it ;) Itís a note that rarely shines when it is pushed to the...
  44. Re: Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    Tom Ford generally does this sort of thing very well IMO. Tom Ford For Men, Grey Vetiver, Noir Anthracite are other excellent examples.
  45. Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    I’d love to have suggestions as per the title.

    I’ll get us started:

    - New York Intense;
    - Mousse Illuminee;
    - MIcallef Spicy for Him
    - Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu
    - MFK Lumiere Noire PH
    -...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    One Man Show Emerald Edition


    AND

    Can we get pics for the 3 Roger & Gallet Open flankers please?? Black, Gold and White

    Thankyou!

    Edited by Furrypine to add: I've submitted it to the...
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    Re: For those who wear Azzaro PH EDT

    I hope you’re right, and I have experienced this mace ration effect with a number of fragrances. My very new bottle has an amazing first hour, but then simmers down very close to the skin. I’d love...
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    Yes keep it. Worth having even in a large collection. I donít wear mine often but every once in a while I crave that tobacco accord.
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    Great connections there, very well put :thumbsup:. I enjoy all 3.

    Might I add, Mancera Black Gold is Mancera’s take in Versace Dreamer, albeit they haven’t dared list tobacco, I suspect for fear...
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    Re: I dislike Oud Wood now

    Oud Wood has got me aggressive compliments and I personally enjoy it thoroughly. And clearly I’m not alone because it is one of the most successful fragrances of all time in its competitive price...
  51. Re: Latest Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Flanker - L'Homme Ideal Cool!

    I think Cosmetics Now is in Australia, certainly would explain the delay and the low price!
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    Re: So What Happened to Sartorial Prices?

    Sad days, especially when you consider that Sartorial becomes pretty lame after the first 15 minutes. Pretty much the same story with every Penhaligons I try, they are topnote heavy even more so...
  53. Re: Throw A Unique Fragrance A Basenoterís Way! (We all want a new WOW.)

    I find Heeley’s Phoenecia to be outstanding. A leather fragrance enhanced by vetiver and dried fruits. Perfectly balanced. Great development, Great longevity.

    Room 1015’s Electric Wood is...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    The longevity of YSL Noble Leather. I applied in the early morning and when I applied my SOTE 12 hours later I considered that application to be a second layer. Smells great too.
  55. Re: Do you notice your fragrances get stronger as they age?

    I’ve experienced thus many times, but as noted by others it doesn’t work with every fragrance.
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    Re: Burberry London Packaging has changed

    Absolutely, a long-time Basenotes darling ;). Hopefully the silly fabric wrap has been dropped from the bottle.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    This thread is turning into a weather report.

    I have Acier Aluminium on today for work, its classy scent suited to the purpose that I dont wear enough. Its like a better performing Amouage Dia Man
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    Re: Amber Fragrance similar to LDDM or ACDD

    Burberry Amber Heath is in the same neighbourhood. Great stuff.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Tom Ford London to work because it has been discussed on the forum lately and itís perfectly suited to the task. I donít wear it enough.
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    Re: I want to like Memo but I canít

    African Leather is a good cardamom scent, worth a purchase given it’s performance. They got lucky with this one. Italian Leather works for me also. The rest of the range is forgettable or overly...
  61. Re: One Fragrance Versatile (Covers every occasion, setting, season) Your Pick?

    For me, I will wear Chanel Bleu EDP to any situation, any day, any season except maybe the depths of summer when the base comes under duress.



    If only it was available!
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    Re: Blind Bought Tom Ford London - Opinions?

    I have it, hardly wear it because it is a challenging wear, but I enjoy the ride each time.
  63. Re: What are other perfumes in style of Tom Ford Noir Extreme?

    Yeah I’m thinking the same. It’s a great fragrance, I wear it to work when I don’t need to wear a suit.
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    Re: Mancera Black Gold: A Fantastic Fragrance

    Funny that the Dreamer is mentioned, I got the similarity even before reading this thread. Its fizzier and the lavender sticks out far more, and the whole thing is better quality.
  65. Re: Aramis Havana , a gentlemans collection just arrived

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    Sounds seriously hairy chested ZC
  66. Re: Aramis Havana , a gentlemans collection just arrived

    Iíve bought and sold Havana twice now and it wasnít quite what I was looking for. Yes it was nice to experience an authentic tobacco note without the typically sweet surroundings. But it became...
  67. Re: Fragrances that Copy a Trend off an Original and is in your Opinion Better than the Original.

    That”s because it’s not YouTube :laugh:
  68. Re: Fragrances that Copy a Trend off an Original and is in your Opinion Better than the Original.

    Absolutely. Whatís amazing is that the originals were very tough to beat.

    i know some people have commented that Mousse Illuminee is an improvement on vintage Polo.
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    Re: Vintage Dunhill Edition

    I do enjoy the current formulation, that smoky lemon nutmeg is comforting on nights spent at home. However, the vintage sounds like a stellar scent that could do well at work, which is where I wear...
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    I don’t mean to offend anyone but It is well understood in the industry that American consumers struggle with lemon notes because of their affiliation with cleaning products and insect repellants. ...
  71. Re: New Dior Fahrenheit EDT Formulation for 2019 # 12948/A

    Good story :thumbsup:
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Today’s SOTD - Heeley Phoenicia. Perfect blend of dates and vetiver. I’m encouraged to try more from this house. I know I already love Cardinal.
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    Re: Latest Jacques Bogart - Santana Bay!

    Sounds very promising, even if it fulfils half the potential of that note pyramid. Fingers crossed.
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    Re: Let's talk about Drakkarr NIOR

    Duc de Vervin is certainly a nice upgrade for anyone hooked on this style of Fougere.
  75. Re: Penhaligon are discontinuing English Fern & Douro

    English Fern was seriously woeful.
  76. Poll: Re: Help concerning TF Noir EDP, Noir Extreme and Noir EDT; potential buy

    Noir Extreme is excellent. Twilight’s description is spot on. Yes it’s sweet, but don’t let that out you off or lead you to think that it is some sort of hybrid of best sellers.

    Anthracite is...
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    Re: Your Favorite Animalic Classy Fragrances?

    Bel Ami Vetiver makes great use of civet.
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    Re: Let's talk about Drakkarr NIOR

    Wearing this today, and I think its quite nice, well worth the asking price. This genre is a victim of its own success because lots of shower gels and spray deoderants have tried to copy it. But...
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    Re: Male Fragrances You Would Rate 10/10?

    Wow, 33 posts and only 2 mentions of Heritage??
  80. Re: Latest Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Amyrris Homme Extrait De Parfum!

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    I agree it has a designer vibe but there is also a nice herbal note tucked in there that is quite nice. Ultimately wasnít nice enough for me, sold it.
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    Re: Great Jones by Bond No. 9

    Great Jones is a simple interpretation of Paco PH. Has a cardamom opening which gives it an initial wow factor but thereafter Iíd rather wear the far more complex Paco. Save yourself the money in...
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    Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    On the one hand it was ultra exclusive, on the other it seems like vintage availability is abundant at cheap prices. Makes no sense.
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    Re: Chanel feminines enjoyed by us guys

    I have enjoyed wearing 31 Rue Cambon and Bois des Iles in the past, but ultimately I feel more comfortable wearing masculine stuff, regardless of the swinging tide against gender distinctions here on...
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    Re: Tom Ford Straw Poll

    I own 12 bottles and 3 decant, it is my favorite and most worn house.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    A negative wow - Louis Vuitton Ombrť Nomade proved to be full of harsh spiky woods in the drydown, posing as incense and oud. Criminal pricing for this horrible scrubber.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver. Smells amazing, lasts all day, great value, unique
  87. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    Thanks again Jack Hunter, I might just grab a bottle of Dunhill Edition, I like it and it’s cheap!
  88. Re: Where have all of the rich, warm, manly scents gone?

    You can walk into a Hermes boutique right now and buy a bottle of Bel Ami for a very reasonable price. Chanel Egoist is possibly the best value fragrance on the market.

    Bottega Venett Pour Homme...
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    Re: More Fragrances Unique Like Chanel Antaeus?

    Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver seems a good next step. Still a smooth classy grown-up leather but completely different to Antaeus and anything else. Iím wearing it today and loving it
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    Re: Is montale fougere marine too basic

    Fougere Marine is more of a Cool Water clone I thought when I wore it. The name is also a giveaway, Montale arenít doing much to disguise the inspiration.
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    Re: Latest Caron for Men - Nuit Fraiche!

    Wow, big news. Looking forward to trying this one. Looks like a dumb reach type fragrance, opposite to the monolithic Yatagan :laugh:

    Excellent presentation. I love the classic Caron masculine...
  92. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    Agree, thankyou Jack Hunter :thumbsup:.

    I have been curious about this line since release. The presentation is quite neat. But the focus on simple accords spells danger sometimes.
  93. Re: Dunhill Launches Four Mens Scents in Signature Collection!

    You could also be smelling the usual sweet aromachems that accompany patchouli accords in womenís perfumes and in A*Men (ethyl maltol maybe)
  94. Re: Name a scent that smells even better when you overspray it

    Creed Neroli Sauvage. All the ingredients smell amazing, so I let it shine
  95. Poll: Re: Your Favorite Guerlain L'homme Ideal? Rate the rest?

    The EDP is classic Guerlain in all its glory. Intense is a very nice spicy flanker, a bit too close to the EDP though to justify having both.

    The freshies are less compelling, but Guerlain have...
  96. Re: Talk me off the ledge or push me off, your choice

    Personally I think citrus fragrances are an aweful choice for summer, they are much better suited to spring. In summer the freshness burns off quickly and you are often left with smouldering,...
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    Re: Niche Fragrances - Best bang for the money

    Certainly Mancera and Montale are great options but sampling is important once you move away from their top 3 sellers.

    Nicolai New York Intense and Tauer’s L’air du Desert Marocain and Vanilla...
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    Re: Anyone else almost NEVER receive compliments?

    I agree with the explanation but at a more general level, sociable, friendly people are more likely to get compliments. Good looking people get compliments if they prove to be open and friendly and...
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    Re: Xerjoff Nio - masterpiece or kitchen cleaner

    Uden is where the citrus magic lays for me in the Xerjoff Line. Nio was just nice, nothing mind blowing.
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    Re: TdH Does Smell Like TdH

    Bottles of TdH are weak to begin with in my experience. Give your bottle a month or more to develop. Fragrancenet is legit, I dint think you have to worry about a fake.
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