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  1. Re: COCONUT - what are your favorite coconut scents for men

    Besides the ones already mentioned, there is a coconut feel in the new Kenzo Homme Night.
  2. Re: Caribbean Joe for Him by Caribbean Joe Island Supply Co: A quick review

    Was wondering how this smells, as i saw it appearing at almost every retailer in USA or UK. Thanks for the review. I was expecting something more tropical (from notes, bottle and description), but...
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    Re: Good fresh and green scent

    Vetiver Hombre is a good one, though it's a bit barbershop scent.
    Azzaro Aqua Verde is another good one.
    Mugler Cologne as many other before me have written.
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    Re: New Lacoste L!ve

    in the spirit of the last several Lacoste releases, it will probably smell safe and generic and also nothing like the notes would suggest.
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    Re: Mancera Cedrat Boise: kinda like Aventus?

    Are you sure you tested the real Aventus? 1 hour longevity is quite low for this fragrance even for the driest skin i can imagine. On-topic, so far i haven't tested anything that smells like Aventus,...
  6. Re: Designer Fruity/Citrus with Decent Performance

    Guerlain L'Eau Boisee
    Aqua Fahrenheit
    Cerruti 1881 Acqua Forte
    Collistar Aqua Attiva
    Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine
    Mont Blanc Legend
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    Re: Cerruti 1881 Flanker Thread

    DonPatrizio, from here: http://www.fragrancedirect.co.uk/nino-cerruti/nino-cerruti-1881-homme-acqua-forte-gift-set-75ml/invt/0026858
    Ignore the reviews, they are from 2010. It's an updated page...
  8. Re: Bvlgari Man Extreme fake or genuine? please help.

    bottle looks fine to me. Did you test the fragrance before purchasing? On my skin thats how long it lasts, 2-3 hours maximum.
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    Re: Versace Oud Noir

    Versace's quality nowadays is questionable; i mean even recent's Davidoff release (Hot Water Night) is a better oud based fragrance than Versace's Oud noir.
  10. Re: YSL L'Homme Cologne Gingembre alternatives?

    Declaration Cologne
    Azzaro Chrome Sport
    Dior Homme Sport (2008)
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    Re: What were your top 3 for 2013 summer?

    Chanel Edition Blanche
    Guerlain L'Eau Boisee
    TM Pure Shot
  12. Re: Can I get a recommendation on fresh lemon fragrance?

    Atelier Cologne Cedrat Enivrant
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    Re: A Vetiver For Every Season

    Creamy vetivers that can work all season:

    Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal
    Pal Zileri Viaggio D'Africa
  14. Re: What is a very fresh smelling cologne like Kenneth Cole Reaction?

    All fragrances have the same amount of alcohol (with very little variations of a few percentages up or down from that 79).
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    Re: Anyone prefer LIDG to LIDGE?

    I also prefer LIDG to LIDGE.
  16. Re: New Summer 2014 scents that smell fantastic ! (please no older scents; looking for 2013-2014 sc

    Epice Marine
    Mandarine Ambree
    Legend Intense
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    Re: Encre Noire Vs. Wonderwood... GO!

    from the two, i would go with EN because Wonderwood has awful projection abd longevity on my skin. But i would also recommend another CDG that has vetiver -> 2 Man. better than both in subject.
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    Re: Have a Few Scents, Need a Summer Fragrance

    where can you find Bergamotto Marino at a decent price? looks like it completely vanished off the internet. And my 50 ml bottle is almost empty.
  19. Re: Coconut - cK One Summer 2014 vs Creed Virgin Island Water - which has the better/stronger coconu

    Apparently a release from the exclusive Ferrari Line, Silver Essence, has a strong note of coconut. According to fragrantica at least. And it can be found on fragrancenet for 20$.
  20. Re: Guerlain Homme Intense - Reformulated or repackaged?

    Bought it from escentual.com (a trusted seller) 2 weeks ago (seems to be a fresh batch).
    The smell is the same, so no reformulation. Only different cap.
  21. Re: Guerlain Homme Intense - Reformulated or repackaged?

    It is possible that it was repackaged. Because so has been L'Eau Boisee (just bought a new bottle of this from a trusted seller and i noticed that it has a transparent cap now - similar to Guerlain...
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    Re: Have a Few Scents, Need a Summer Fragrance

    Start with:
    Issey L'Eau D'Issey Summer 2012 & 2013 & 2014 (whichever you find)
    Calvin klein Eternity Summer versions (they are quite cheap)
    Azzaro Chrome Sport
    Guerlain Homme L'Eau & L'Eau...
  23. Re: Good summer fragrance with excellent projection and longevity?

    Chanel Edition Blanche
    Aqua Fahrenheit (more of an all year old fragrance)
    Guerlain L'Eau Boisee
    Issey L'Eau D'Issey Summer versions
    John Richmond for Men
    Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale
    ...
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    Re: Terre d’Hermes Eau Tres Fraiche by Hermes

    i just bought a new bottle of TDH (manufactured in October 2013) according to batch and the performances are fine, no sign of any weaker longevity on my skin.

    I am starting to think that many...
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    Re: Looking for a fresh, crisp and clean scent!

    Best option in this case would be John Varvatos Artisan (not too floral nor sweet and very fresh; quite natural; on my skin i get medium longevity & projection but with 5-6 sprays).

    Other...
  26. Thread: Azzaro Club Men

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    Re: Azzaro Club Men

    Romania, Bucharest now. Found it in Sephora.
  27. Thread: Azzaro Club Men

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    Re: Azzaro Club Men

    On my skin it is a more fruity version of Mont Blanc Legend
  28. Re: New releases: L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme Yuzu and Sport Mint

    The Issey summer versions are all the same from 2011 until now (with only different top notes). Summer 2014 is not different of 2012 and 2013 after 30 minutes on the skin.
    The Mint release is...
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    Re: Coming in 2014: Bvlgari Aqva Amara

    Not my type of fragrance. A bitter mandarin smell + orange blossom. and some aquatic notes in the background. Unfortunately the orange theme (overly done in recent years) is not done right on...
  30. Re: Extremely Hot summer. Leave some suggestions please!

    Issey Miyake Summer Editions & Sport MINT (2014v edition)
    John Varvatos Artisan
    Azzaro Chrome Sport
    Guerlain Homme L"eau & L'Eau Boisee
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    Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Intense (2014)

    No more vetiver, too bad. Judging from the base notes (amber, tonka), it will be probably the same relation to the original as in Play & Play Intense case (with the Intense one much sweeter).
  32. Re: Fragrances you love and wish would perform better as well as last longer.

    John Varvatos Artisan
    Bvlgari Man
    Davidoff Silver Shadow Altitude
    CDG Wonderwood
    Gucci pour homme II
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    Re: New Bentley Azure

    I am so waiting for this one; never thought i would be so keen on waiting for a car-brand fragrance. Hopefully at the same price or lower (bought Bentley Intense for 38 euros in December from a...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne XS PH and Creed Himalaya

    Agree with you Tony. I get the same similarity. And I would go as far as saying that XS is actually better on my skin than Himalaya, at a fraction of the Creed's price.
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    Re: Ice*Men or Pure Shot

    + 1 for Pure Shot
  36. Re: Newb Trying to Sell Me Dior Homme and Aqua Fahrenheit At Retail lol

    in my cpountry it is very common to see different guys trying to sell fragrances (either wrapped in cellophane or not) at 5-10% less than in Sephora or Douglas per example. And everytime someone...
  37. Re: Dior Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    Edition Blanche > DHS >>> AHS
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    Re: best summer time frags

    Chanel Edition Blanche
    Guerlain L'Eau & L'Eau Boisee
    Dior Aqua Fahrenheit
    Issey Miyake Summer Editions
    John Richmond for Men
    Mugler Pure Shot/Energy
    Lalique Encre Noire Sport
    Chopard...
  39. Re: Just received my super cheap bottle of Ferrari Silver Essence and...

    Looking forward to read more reviews from everyone else that bought it. I pulled the trigger (blind-buy) for a tester from fragrancenet as well. Apparently this whole new Essence line is a major step...
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    Re: Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee - Bottle Worthy?

    very good fragrance for spring & summer: lime & vetiver, refreshing and woody. for 40$ it is a great deal. Chuck, even if you are not a vetiver lover, in Boisee it is not harsh or raw. It has a...
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    Re: New Years Eve scent of the night?!

    going to a party in downtown...will most likely wear M7 Oud Absolu.
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    Re: Etro Vetiver replacement

    Atelier Cologne - Vetiver Fatal
  43. Re: Whats the best cheapest cologne you ever smelled?

    Bronnley Lime & Bergamot ( found it for 7 euros /100 ml)
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    Re: New spring and summer scents

    Edition Blanche and DHS. Given the current online price running for Pure Shot, i would go for this as well.
  45. Re: A "mainstream" and "non-offensive" leather based fragrance?

    Cerruti L'Essence fits the description perfectly. Also other options:
    Herrera Ch Men
    Varvatos original
  46. Re: Cerruti 1881 Acqua Forte - anyone tried it yet?

    bump! anyone tried this? read a few reviews and apparently it is a better crafted and less soapy version of Mugler Cologne.
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    Re: S O T D : Monday, December 23!!!

    Balmain Carbone
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    Re: Most hated fragrance

    Kouros
    Joop Homme
    Eros
    A*Men
    Habit Rouge
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    Re: Daily winter fragrance

    I think many of you forget one thing: he is not into this hobby (yet) as the rest of you, so being a beginner. he needs to get accustomed to notes, to certain smells. As much as i apreciate Egoiste,...
  50. Re: Looking for a leathery vanilla for masculinity and playfulness

    Thierry Mugler Pure Leather
    Carolina Herrera CH Men
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    Re: 24 gold scentstory

    In Europe it is widely available at retailers, for prices starting from 25E to 40E for 100 ml.
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    Re: CDG2 Man - Longevity

    from my experience with CDG fragrances, the testers seem to come with the acrylic stand in the package (my CDG 2, Wonderwood, 2 Man testers all gave this stand but the retail package does not).
  53. Re: New Fragrance: Black XS Potion for Him - Paco Rabanne

    wood, labdanum, rum - sounds like something i should test. However considering their latest Black XS flankers, i am not too hopeful on the quality of the final product.
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    Re: Top 5 designer spring/ summer fragrances --

    1. Guerlain L'Eau Boisee
    2. Chanel Edition Blanche
    3. Dior Aqua Fahrenheit
    4. Chopard Noble Vetiver
    5. Mugler Pure Shot / Energy
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    Re: A couple of Guerlain related questions.

    For the Guerlain Homme line, all of them are very good for summer, solid choices. But there is one that i personally consider awesome and that is Guerlain L'eau Boisee. Lime and vetiver with strong...
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    Re: The Ultimate Frag For A Scorching Hot Weather?

    Herrera 212 Men
    John Richmond for Men
    Mugler Cologne
    And classic Davidoff Cool Water
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    Re: Men's Perfume with citrus scents...no flowers

    Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine, pure orange juice from beggining to the end.
    Bronnley Lime & Bergamot
    Moschino Friends
    YSL L'Homme Libre Cologne Tonic
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    Re: Versace Eros thoughts and takes?

    awful fragrance, terrible synthetic and generic.
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    Re: banana note frags?

    Cerruti Image for Man has a banana leaf note.
  60. Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    The OP asked for designer suggestions, most of yours are niche unfortunately.
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    Re: What can I expect from Pure leather?

    Better version of the original. A bit tamed down, no tar note and also a bit of leather (not much). Good for winter.
  62. Re: What are your picks of natural smelling scents for summer, but designers only?

    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Estee Lauder Beyond Paradise for Men
    Chopard Noble Vetiver
    Bronnley Lime & Bergamot
    Ferre Bergamotto Marino
  63. Re: Think of the most over-powering cologne to ever overwhelm you negatively...

    JPG - Fleur du Male
  64. Re: Is there a similar fragrance to Gucci Pour Homme II with better projection/longevity?

    +1 on Smith Portrait;
    Coeur de Vetiver Sacre (though it's sweeter and no tobacco)
  65. Re: JPG Kokorico and Kokorico By Night dirt cheap now....worth a blind buy for a gourmand lover???

    I owned Kokorico (bought it blind and sold it) and own Kokorico by night. Some details that i wrote some months ago: by Night is a sweeter version of the original, a bit more soft and without the...
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    Re: Pure leather, good?

    a bit more tamed than A*Men. Leather is not dominant but quite minimal. No tar note, which more me directly means a better alternative than the original.
  67. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    Lalique Encre Noire (can be found for under 30$/100 ml tester)
    Lalique Hommage A L'Homme
    Chopard Noble Cedar
    Chopard Noble Vetiver
    Azzaro Visit
    Mauboussin M Generation
    Bergamotto Marino...
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    Re: Name the TOP 3 designer releases in 2013

    Dsquared Potion Royal Black
    Bentley for Men (didnt smell intense yet)
    YSL L'Homme Libre Cologne Tonic
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    Re: Pure Shot: Worthy of a Purchase?

    it's not even close to being as bad as some people describe it. It's worth 30$ for sure. On my skin longevity is decent for this type of fragrance (~5 hours) and projection is about moderate. At...
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    Re: Just sampled: "Bentley for Men"

    check iparfumerie.de / iparfumerie.at ; the intense is 45 euros, and the edt starts at 33 euros from what i remember. I saw this site mentioned here in the forums at Germany section. But i don't know...
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire Sport

    It is available for sale in UK, escentual.com.
  72. Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Any fans of this one?

    i own it and it iss a favourite of mine this fall. A bit powdery, with a strong smell of violets.
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragrance (cool weather)

    YSL M7 Oud Absolu is also very good.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite tea?

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Coeur de Vetiver Sacre.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men 2014 EDP!!

    Just tested it today in Sephora. Its EDT (as already stated here) and unfortunately it doesnt project as high as the OP says, at least not on my skin. It projects about moderate (which is already a...
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    Re: Summer cologne for 21 year old college student

    Cartier - Declaration Cologne (its EDT strength though)
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
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    Re: New Fragrance: Versace - Eros for Men

    Awfully synthetic sweet, reminds of other abominations like 1 million. The performances (longevity, sillage) are very good though.
  78. Thread: Guava

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    Re: Guava

    Solo Loewe

    Solo Loewe EDC Intense
  79. Re: just opened up Men's Journal magazine.......Salvatore Ferragamo's AQCUA ESSENTIALE is in there

    Judging by the prices of the Ferragamo fragrances, if this one will be around 30-35$ , i actually believe its worth that money. Its quite a good release compared with other designer ones in...
  80. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Edition Blanche or Dior Homme Sport?

    Edition Blanche for casual wearing or even office (during summer), if we compare with DHS 2008 (which is a more sporty version than EB). If we compare EB with DHS 2012, my pick is again EB just...
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    Chanel Edition Blanche
    Lalique Hommage A L'Homme
    Mont Blanc Legend
  82. Poll: Re: I found a new love...24 Gold by Scentstory...how do you rate this one?

    great scent; fortunately on my skin is not all that sweet as many other complain. I get a lot of amber + spices. Longevity is outstanding and projection seems to be very good as well. I give it a 9.
  83. Re: Fragrances with reported poor perfromance that perform well for you?

    Allure Edition Blanche
    Mugler Pure Shot

    I get excellent longevity from both + very good projection.
  84. Thread: Suggestions!

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    Re: Suggestions!

    Mont Blanc Exceptionnel
    Guerlain Instant de Guerlain (the EDT)
  85. Re: 1 Million by Paco Rabanne (2008) VS Dior Homme Inense by Christian Dior (2007)?

    DHI. No contest.
  86. Re: Another Acqua... Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale

    I do get the Bleu de chanel vibe (minus the woody part; Acqua is mostly the top and heart notes of Bleu). Its a good release for summer, certainly much better than all these Summer versions from...
  87. Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    very good fragrance. Seems that i am lucky, as i get above average longevity (6-7 hrs) but with very good projection in first 3 hours.
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    Re: No love for YSL Libre?

    It quite ok. I have sampled recently Libre Cologne Tonic and i find it one of the best from the YSL L'Homme line
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    Re: FragranceX is down since some days ago

    works for me. But the Search option doesnt work for a few weeks for me. Does it work in your case?
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    Re: This is really irritating me!

    #2840 and #2845. Awful trolling anyway, was so badly performed. Amusing is that some of them find it to be good trolling...
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    Re: Fragrances with Longevity and Good Projection

    I think some of you missed the part where he said he wants to buy a fragrance for summer. I mean A*Men, 24 Gold, Costume National Homme are in no way summer scents. Or anything by Montale (except...
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    Re: Mont Blanc Legend?

    Legend is a very good fragrance, i enjoy wearing it in warmer weather.
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    Poll: Re: Gucci Pour Homme II or Allure Edition Blanche

    Edition Blanche. The creamy lemon is great in spring & summer. GPH II is more for a romantic evening. Its awful projection doesnt let anyone smell it on you unless he/she comes extremely close to the...
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    Re: Costume National - Homme latest thoughts?

    A bit too much cinnamon, but i like it. People around me dont though.
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    Re: Body Kouros: Discontinued?

    I still see it on the shelves. But hopefully it will be discontinued and something else will replace it, as its an awful fragrance.
  96. Re: Citrus cologne with good sillage & long lasting?

    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Moschino Friends
  97. Re: Which fragrance smells so much like it but contains none of it

    Paco Rabanne Black Xs L'Exces...sweet pineapple smell. Not in the piramid composition.
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    Re: Fragrances from Gandini 1896 House

    Anyone that bought a fragrance from the Gandini 1896 collection and can give some feedback? They are pretty cheap online.
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    Creed Virgin Island Water
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    Re: Channel: Platinum Egoiste

    Well, its true...not unique. It is near an exact clone, but like 4 times cheaper. I found it at 21 pounds/100 ml in UK. For office environment is fine. Quality wise, PE > optimistic for men, but...
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