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    Re: Most worn in July 2020

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    Luna Rossa by Prada
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Wow, couldn't find it in the Azzaro list, must be a glitch when I'm logged off :)
  3. Re: Is it okay to use 1 perfume for a few days before changing ?

    If he's a troll, at some point he'll either go too far and moderators will "correct" him or he'll give up :D
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Can someone add Azzro Chrome Extreme (2020), pretty please? :D

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.59020.jpg
  5. Re: Is it okay to use 1 perfume for a few days before changing ?

    This guy must be a troll :D
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    Re: My current top 5 underrated scents

    Well, these would be my top picks for now when it comes to underrated:

    Guerlain Homme EdP
    Givenchy Pour Homme
    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme
    Baldessarini Ultimate
    D&G The One Gentleman
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    Re: YSL Y EDP Blind Buy

    All this blind buy stuff reminded me how much I actually disliked Bleu de Chanel years back and how much I appreciate it today. I used to call Fahrenheit "gagenheit", but today it's a staple :D It's...
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    Re: YSL Y EDP Blind Buy

    Well, it is widely available so you could have at least tried it in the nearest perfumery. I'm saying this because tastes change and develop in time. What you "hate" today you may "like" or even...
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    Re: What perfume to wear on a date(day)

    AdG Profumo - fresh and clean, works great in the heat.
  10. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Azzaro PH L'Eau could use a pic update

    https://www.azzaro.com/media/cache/product_picture_desktop_2x/uploads/products/5717a6a321922_aph-l-eau-sans-reflet.png
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  11. Re: Is it okay to use 1 perfume for a few days before changing ?

    Sarcasm? :D
  12. Re: Is it okay to use 1 perfume for a few days before changing ?

    Nothing wrong with that. There are people who use 1 cologne their entire life and there's nothing wrong about that.
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    Re: The ones that got away

    Gucci Envy For Men - I do own 100 ml backup, using my first 50 ml bottle sparingly.
    Mugler B*Men - 2x50 ml bottles, doesn't require overspraying so I guess I'm good.
    Givenchy Very Irresistible For...
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    Re: Versace Eros Eau de Parfum - new 2020 release.

    Will most certainly try for the sake of trying.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I also want to point out the need for this as well. Can someone please change the pic of the 2005. version in the directory (pic below). Create a new DH 2011. version with the 2011. version pic....
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I agree, I just came here with the intent to ask for it :D

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.59064.jpg
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    Poll: Re: 50ml of one or 100ml of the other?

    3.)
  18. Re: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Night Vision Eau de Parfum (2020)

    I've never tried Night Vision EdT flanker. What I've read, it's underwhelming to say the least. Maybe the EdP will be good.
  19. Re: Gucci guilty absolute & Gucci by Gucci ph discontinued?

    I don't think they're disontinued. I've noticed a lot of such issues with other houses too. It's this damn pandemic that shattered the supply and messed up transport.
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    Re: Best Modern Clean Masculines

    These come to my mind right off the bat:

    Prada Man
    Prada Luna Rossa
    Guerlain Homme EdP
    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee
    Givenchy Pour Homme
    Bvlgari Pour Homme Extreme
    Versace Pour Homme
    Issey...
  21. Thread: Dior Homme 2020...

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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    Well, GH EdP is woody aromatic and DH 2020. is woody but also fresh as well. They both share notes of cedar and vetiver, some citrus notes bergamote/lime, so no wonder it triggered a thought.
  22. Thread: Dior Homme 2020...

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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    That's going tad bit too far ;)
  23. Thread: Dior Homme 2020...

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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    It's more a matter of style similarity, not the character of the scent. They're not actually the same :D
  24. Thread: Dior Homme 2020...

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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    This + I don't see/smell the resemblence, but Guerlain Homme EdP is an awesome frag in comparison to DH 2020!
  25. Thread: Dior Homme 2020...

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    Re: Dior Homme 2020...

    I completely agree! That being said, to each his own :D To me DH 2020 is a strange hybrid of Terre d'Hermes or Cartier Declaration, with a hint of Bleu de Chanel. It is just, blah. If I want any of...
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    Poll: Re: Blue de Chanel vs Dior Sauvage, Who did it best?

    I concur. PLRC is more refined and lavender oriented, sharing the style but has its own character and touch.
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    Re: Grateful for your thoughts

    Costume National Homme if you can find it.
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    I forgot my honourable mention: D&G The One Gentleman and Burberry Brit New Year Edition 2010.
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    Re: Your Top 10 Sleeper's?

    Givenchy Pour Homme (2002.)
    Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme (2008.)
    Prada Luna Rossa (2012.)
    Baldessarini Ultimate (2015.)
    Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir (2006.)
    Burberry Brit Rhythm Intense (2015.)
    Azzaro...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Prada Luna Rossa. Tried it again recently and it reminded me of Prada Man aka Amber, but kind of updated, modernised. The original deserves a bit more attention as it's quite off the radar.

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    Poll: Re: Blue de Chanel vs Dior Sauvage, Who did it best?

    BdC is my pick. More elegant, not screechy.
  32. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Amouage Silver Cologne should get a pic update. Source: https://www.eauyesny.com/amouage-silver-man-cologne-1-67oz-50ml-tester-unboxed/
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Prada Luna Rossa. Tried it again recently and it reminded me of Prada Man aka Amber, but kind of updated, modernised. The original deserves a bit more attention as it's quite off the radar.

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    Re: Latest Issey Miyake - Fusion D'Issey!

    I've lost the count of all these flankers. I stick to the original and pretty much ignore the rest of them, albeit I've herad very good reviews for some.

    Edit 17:47: I thought this was another...
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    Poll: Re: Prada L'homme vs Dior Homme Eau

    Hear hear!
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    Re: Most worn in June 2020

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    Very Irrésistible for Men Fresh Attitude by Givenchy
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    Re: Locations And Their Influence On Your Wardrobe

    As I live in the, more or less, temperate climate area, my wardrobe covers all of the angles.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0d/SolarGIS-Solar-map-Croatia-en.png...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Prada Luna Rossa Black
    https://images.ulta.com/is/image/Ulta/2531580?op_sharpen=1&resMode=bilin&qlt=85&wid=800&hei=800&fmt=jpg
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    Re: Fragrance for a young doctor

    I'd go with the original Prada Luna Rossa or maybe Prada Amber aka Man. I'd consider Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee and Mugler Cologne as well. Some other frags to consider, Chanel Allure Homme Edition...
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    It just smells boringly nice and instigates no emotions in me.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    It was dull to me in 2010. and it's dull to me in 2020. That being said, I think it's a modern classic and does what it's supposed to - being a mass appeal frag, however that also costs a bit too...
  42. Thread: Sauvage EDP vs GIT

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    Re: Sauvage EDP vs GIT

    GIT all the way.
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    Re: Bvlgari Wood Neroli experiences?

    Unfortunately still not in the Basenotes directory.
  44. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    Well these are the first ones that come immediatelly to my mind:

    Gucci Guilty Absolute
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Paco Rabanne Pour Homme
    Cerruti 1881 Pour Homme
    YSL Kouros
    Givenchy...
  45. Re: There is a reason they're classics and still around

    Cerruti 1881
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    YSL Kouros
    Davidoff Zino
    Joop! Joop Homme
    Lagerfeld Classic
    Hugo Boss Boss No. 1

    These are still around after all decades and I'm glad they are.
  46. Re: There is a reason they're classics and still around

    My top worn classic throughout the year or better said, years. Great for all seasons, day and night! Azzaro PH today supposedly isn't what it used to be, but I love the "new" version non the less.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    This actually seems very inviting :D
  48. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    It is indeed a huge endeavour, but maybe they could make a deal with one of the prominent sites such as Notino which has very good pics.
  49. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Well said! There was a thought that Basenotes should do its own pics, but I'm afraid that'll never happen.
  50. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    A better directory pic for YSL Pour Homme Haute Concentration, source Fragrantica

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.12553.jpg
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    Re: Your top 5 worn fragrances as of right now?

    These would be my top 5 picks for the last 2-3 months
    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/100/26122758-2795.jpg
    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/100/26152548-9871.jpg...
  52. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    AdG Profondo

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.59532.jpg
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    Re: Dior Homme: did I just get a bad decant?

    Not buying at least 2x 100 ml bottle back in the day still haunts me :D
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    Re: Dior Homme: did I just get a bad decant?

    No version beats the 2005. version.
  55. Re: Boss Bottled Intense EDP or Gentleman Only Absolute as my next purchase.

    https://myer-media.com.au/wcsstore/MyerCatalogAssetStore/images/15/151/1634/720/30/441107200/441107200_1_4_720x928.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Kouros versus Aventus Poll

    Kouros all the way. To me Aventus is dull.
  57. Poll: Re: How many bottles of Kouros do you own, 50 or 100 ml? POLL.

    One 50ml bottle. It's a staple, so I'll restock. I also have 100 ml old bottle of Body Kouros.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Guerlain Homme EdP
    Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Cologne
    Givenchy Pour Homme
    Bvlgari Aqva Amara
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    Re: Classy fragrance NON-vetiver based

    YSL Rive Gauche PH
    Prada Man (has vetiver but not dominant at all)
    Bvlgari PH Extreme (1999.)
    Bvlgari PH Soir
    Cerruti L'Essence de Cerruti PH
    Baldessarini Eau de Cologne
    Baldessarini Ultimate...
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    Re: Azzaro PH L'Eau anyone?

    It's getting harder to find. Something tells me it's not discontinued yet, but I could be wrong.
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    Re: Contempt prior to investigation - YSL -Kouros

    I detested it just like Fahrenheit. Today they're the staples of my collection.
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    Re: Azzaro PH L'Eau anyone?

    That one is occassionally on my mind, but never a part of the collection. Now that I see it's a subject here, I want it! :D
  63. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    This is a more representative directory pic for CDNI. Source: Fragrantica

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.34696.jpg
  64. Thread: Fahrenheit Friday

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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Why not. I'm in! :D
  65. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    Double post
  66. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    Yes, it's rather placid and unable to instigate any emotion.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    So what I'm asking now is that someone add Dior Homme 2011. version in the directory. There are 3 versions of this fragrance and 3 versions of Dior Homme Intense. Namely 2005.,2011. and 2020. Also...
  68. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    This is Dior Homme 2005. bottle and picture needs to be updated. The pic that is currently in the directory is for the 2011. version of the fragrance and that one needs to be added in the directory....
  69. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    I'm side wearing the 2005. version on my right arm and 2011. on my left. My dear God, the depth that 2005. version has comapred to 2011. Oh, it's still good old DH, but just not that damn good. As...
  70. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    Sad but true!
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    My favourite summer day and night fragrance! Lemony and creamy, a must have! My most worn fragrance since I got it last year.
  72. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    My backup bottle of DH (2011.) just arrived. Got it due to fear that it might get discontinued soon.
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    Re: Bought Bvlgari Aqva today

    Congrats on your purchase. To me it's the summer day and evening staple in my collection. I'm not a big fan of the Marine flanker, but lately I'm thinking about it.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    I agree, however I don't find the 2011. version to be that bad, the overall feel is the same. As for the 2020. version, I'll pass.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    2011. formulation. My current bottle is 2005. formulation, however bought in 2010.
  76. Poll: Re: Men wearing Female Fragrances: What is the big deal?

    No I don't, but there are a few that I like and would wear.
  77. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    I think more people like DH, but people who mostly, actively comment on the site are DHI and DHP fans. That's just my opinion.
  78. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    Personally, DH (edt) is my favourite. It's the most versatile of the bunch. Probably the only time you can't wear it is on a hot summer day. DHI is much less versatile, for winter and autumn only....
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    TdH EdT, more sparkling than the EdP, but again with depth.

    While we're at TdH which I find strong similarities with Cartier Declaration, I'm still to try Cartier Declaration Parfum, it's kind...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage similar or better?

    There are plenty of such. Versace Man Fraiche, D&G Light Blue and any of its flankers, Bvlgari Aqva Marine are the first ones that cross my mind.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Backup bottle of Dior Homme (original). I hope they won't discontinue it, but one can never be too sure.
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    Re: Azzaro Sport? Any info on this one?

    This looks very retro :D Will try!
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    Oh and the good old Dior Fahrenheit, its flankers can't compete with this timeless classic.
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    While we're at Prada subject, I prefer the original Man EdT more than the Man Intense. But in the semi-defence concernig that one, I've only smelled it on my friend who used to wear it and I didn't...
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    Indeed there are cases of complete redundancy. Dior Sauvage fans supposedly in majority prefer the EdT over EdP, however some say that they smell exactly the same.
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    Ah yes, I forgot about Lalique Encre Noire, I totally prefer that one over the A L'Extreme flanker.
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    Re: Givenchy pi neo discontinued

    Pi Neo was strikingly similar to Armani Code, at least to my nose!
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    Re: Kouros day. June 1st ?

    Totally forgot about 1.6. being a Kouros day. I'll make it up and wear it in the evening.
  89. Thread: YSL disconuations

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    Re: YSL disconuations

    Hahahahaha this made me laugh :D

    That being said, I'm pondering on backup bottle of Rive Gauche and acquiring M7 Oud Absolu - I know it's not THE like the original M7 but I kind of like it.
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    Re: What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    Thank you, this is most informative. In my begining of this hobby, I was assured that the EDP is what I truly want or need because, d'huh - it's the EDP, right? Wrong. To say the least, my taste and...
  91. Thread: What's happened?

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    Re: What's happened?

    Welcome back! Indeed the youtubers really like to create some hypes. Ocassionally they may be helpful, but generally they're here more for the beginner crowd. A lot of reformulations and discontinued...
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    What's the EdT you prefer over an EdP?

    I've noticed that it happens to me that in some cases I prefer the EdT way more than the EdP versions of the same scent. Of course there are opposite cases too, but I'm more interested in your...
  93. Re: The Perfume of Happiness: The most uplifting perfume ever made

    To me, more than couple of frags elate strong emotions. I take it you want our subjective opinions on which certain frags affect us.

    Gucci Envy For Men - my number one, hands down.
    Gucci by Gucci...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    So, thus far these "never happened" on this site:

    Baldessarini Black Cologne
    Boss Bottled Intense EdP (the Intense EdT is in the directory)
    Bvlgari Wood Neroli
    Azzaro Ginger Lover
    Azzaro Wild...
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    Re: How do reviews work on Basenotes?

    Sometimes it takes a week or two, but sometimes even a whole month! Be patient :)
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    Re: Most worn in May 2020

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    Givenchy pour Homme by Givenchy
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Well there are few actually...or maybe a lot :D

    Cerruti Pour Homme, was very cheap before it was discontinued. I'm thinking abour acquiring Joop! Jump as it is very similar.

    Azzaro Pour Homme,...
  98. Thread: Fragrance pictures

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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    Zino by Davidoff directory pic should have an update, without the box as most of the directory pics are such.

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.590.jpg
    Source: Fragrantica
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    It seems to be rather abysmal lately! Bvlgari Wood Neroli still pending, Boss Bottled Intense EdP, Baldessarini Black, Moschino Toy Boy, lots of frags from Azzaro etc. all yet to be added but it's...
  100. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    No, not really. Jeans and t-shirt/shirt guy here. I just really like casual wear. Occassionally I do wear a suit and tie, but to me it's a nuisance :D
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