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    Re: Zirh Ikon smells like...

    The woodyness reminded me of Gucci PH
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    Korous
    Fahrenheit
    Fleur De Male
    Polo (yeah I said it. You smell like a pine tree air freshener)
    Perry Ellis Reserve (mmm..dish liquid.)
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    Re: Upcoming 09' frag releases ???

    sounds about right to me
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    Re: most bottles in collections on basenotes?

    Seems kind of odd why people are touchy on this subject.

    Right now I have around 15 bottles. Storing them is becoming a bit of a ptia too lol
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    Re: Looking for a boozy/tobacco frag.

    I agree
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    Re: What did you give for Christmas?

    Curious In Control by Britteny Spears, and Still by J. Lo to my fiance.

    Alfred Sung Shi, to my mother.


    Hugo by Hugo Boss to me :P
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    Re: What did you receive for Christmas?

    From my fiance L'Homme by YSL , I'm nutty for this one. Its almost my perfect scent.


    From my uncle (who knows I love frags and work as a SA)

    I got a can of Tag and a small can of Axe.
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    Re: I want to buy Le Male again :o

    I wore it forever, before it got insanely popular.

    I then put it down.

    I have now, picked it back up as in my area I almost never smell it anymore.
  9. Re: Burger King releases Flame body spray. You too can smell like a Whopper! rop

    I am seriously ordering 5 vials.

    I wish I had more money or I would get more, cause you know this is gonna be a collector.
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    Re: Let's name some REALLY hard to find fragrances.

    I own a small bottle :D
  11. Re: 9th Annual Basenotes Awards: Your candidates and predictions.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v372/Mekanic/Random%20Stuff/2009.jpg
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    Re: Let's name some REALLY hard to find fragrances.

    I have both of these where I work.

    The one I can't find is Creed Fleurs De Gardenia.
  13. Re: If you already have .....X (fragrance)....you don't really need ....Y.....!

    I can see this one.



    I agree, Le Male and Fuel For Life are 2 seriously different ends of the universe heh.

    But I like Le Male, and I can see similarities in the sweetness between it and The...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    Very good post, and I will, my love for fragrance and the fact that I find it exciting to help people who are not into fragrance find their perfect scent, or helping someone who is also passionate...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    How DARE anyone try to do their job infront of you!



    I'm very sorry I'm trying to make a living in a field I enjoy. Maybe I should turn the lights off and lock the doors too. Wait, you want to...
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    Re: Help me pick a new Cologne, please

    Perry Ellis 18 or Lacoste Essential ;)
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    Re: Two colognes for young male?

    very very good choices in here.

    I would also reccomend for day use, Perry Ellis 18, very clean, kind of a lemony opening. Or Lacoste Essential
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    It wasn't directed to you at all, and I can respect your buying patterns, it takes me a while to decide to lay money down on anything as well, I guess you would have to see my stores layout to really...
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    Re: Where is Gucci Pour Homme?

    Pretty good if its kept well, I bought a spare bottle when I heard it was getting discontinued haha.
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    That answer would work fine for me lol, then I would be off to show you the new stuff you asked about.
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    Re: Today I Bought - December 2008

    Did my christmas shopping today.

    Britteny Spears: Curious In Control, for Fiance
    Jennifer Lopez: Still , For fiance
    Alfred Sung: Shi , for mom
    Hugo Boss: Hugo , for me

    Then I picked up...
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    Re: Where is Gucci Pour Homme?

    No problem at all, we are online as well as have several hundred (I think 360 somethin) retail stores, there may one closer than you think.

    I am not sure if it is still in production or not,...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    I don't have a problem with wanting to be left alone.

    Illiteracy does irritate me tho I must say.

    I am not by any means a "know it all" , if you had read my last post, you will see I always...
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    Re: Where is Gucci Pour Homme?

    We sell the real stuff at my store, Perfumania, if you can't get it locally maybe we can work out a deal where you can pay me, I'll buy it and ship it to you, although I dunno if it would be that...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    If you came in liking say, Burberry Brit, and wanted to smell the entire lineup, I would have no problem at all accommodating you. Those are the moments I actually enjoy at work. Helping people...
  26. Re: If you already have .....X (fragrance)....you don't really need ....Y.....!

    Really? When I tried it just today it came across as very woody, and since I already owned a very woody scent, I didn't need another.

    This was on a strip tho, maybe when I go back to work I'll try...
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    Wow this thread got big fast haha. I don't take "I'm just looking" as disrespect, I just find it silly,especially since my approach is as follows.

    A customer walks in and it is my turn to help...
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    The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    I work as an SA now, and there are a lot of SA bashing threads, but I wanted to start one where people could ask questions about it, and I could post some observations.

    The first thing I would...
  29. Re: If you already have .....X (fragrance)....you don't really need ....Y.....!

    If you already have Gucci Pour Homme, you don't need Zirh Iron
  30. Re: Do you expose SA's to Basenotes, Now Smell this Blog, etc?

    I was a BNer before I became a SA, and it helps greatly with my craft.
  31. Re: I don't like clove. (Or, why Kouros would be a bad choice for me.)

    never noticed clove in Korous, just swamp ass.
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    Re: Fleurs de Gardenia

    one last try
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    Re: Fleurs de Gardenia

    damn no one? :(
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    Fleurs de Gardenia

    After reading about this on the directory. I desperately want to try this one. Anyone have any clue on how I could get a sample?
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Pretty much. Hes a nice enough guy, but he is into other (much cheaper) scents. He refers to them as "the black one" and "the gold one" and "the silver one"

    I may work on getting her to sneak me a...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    This is correct. We don't carry creed, these all came from a store she worked at previously and closed. The testers were given to the SA's.
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    Re: Best Masculine Floral Scent You Smelled?

    Remember he stated masculine. Fluer de male isn't anywhere near masculine lol.

    Fresh Cannabis Rose is awesome

    And Creeds Fleurs de Bulgari is one I would wear in a heartbeat.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    It is very nice there. My manager is wanting to keep me on full time after the holidays, as of right now I'm just seasonal :(

    I'm steady busting my ass tho to show that I should stay.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Was a pretty good day. I did okay in sales. Had a BNer come in but I don't know his username, but I hope I made him happy.

    My boss also gave me another present :)
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    got to be to work at 5am for black friday. Any BNers in my neck of the woods come on by. Gets discouraging dealing with people with no noses for 8 hours haha.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    it is difficult. Yesterday I was thinking of taking a pic of the mens section where I spend my day and post it in the "post pics of your collection" thread haha.

    There is a really good sale at...
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    Re: I hate discounts

    My store is having a buy one get one for 9.99 right now, mix and match, and about 75% of the items we have are on it.

    It takes a LONG time for people to decide what to get haha. But its a kick ass...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Well the manager loves me to death. And I outsold one of her keyholders and her assistant manager by a good margin yesterday, and outsold the manager today.

    She is hoping the open another store...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Well, I started on Friday, worked Saturday and today. I have to say its AWESOME!

    I get to smell all kinds of things I wouldn't have the time to try, or the desire too. I get to interact with other...
  45. Re: Sex Panther Cologne: 60% of the time, it works every time

    I hope I can find this somewhere. Not only is it a legend, but if the notes are accurate it sounds like a frag I would enjoy.
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    Re: L'Occitane: a pleasant surprise

    Eau Des Baux is awesome. Don't own it yet, but I plan to add it sometime in the future. Great frag
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    Re: masculin and woody...but for a 24 year old

    Desquared he wood is okay, but has some very poor longevity.

    Gucci By Gucci gets 2 thumbs meh from me.

    Gucci PH rocks my socks tho.


    I'm 25
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    Re: Number of sprays. What's your record?

    1-2 is my normal depending on the frag.


    I have done 6 on Burberry London.

    My fiance did 20 something of Versace and I still couldn't smell it on her at all :(
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    Re: Sean John: I Am King (Of Creed Ripoffs)

    did you just say "hella" ?


    Don't forget about the new hit frags.

    Love In Taupe
    Chronic De Bulgari
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    Re: Your reaction to fragrance bans?

    tell the 1 smelly asshole to take a shower and learn to apply.

    No need to punish the masses.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Sure.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v372/Mekanic/Random%20Stuff/331296647_1134039932_0.jpg

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v372/Mekanic/Random%20Stuff/331523498_1134877379_0.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Trying to identify a Creed frag

    I concur.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Its real, was a tester from her former store down south. Back has a sticker that says "Testeur Not for sale"

    Cap and sprayer are the real deal.. And it smells just like my samples.

    I was...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    damn, aight, switched to my hosting..

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v372/Mekanic/Random%20Stuff/331296417_1134039089_0.jpg
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    Re: Suggestions for outrageous fragrances

    Black Aoud
    A Men
    Korous
    Fleur De Male
    Animale Animale

    All will give you a flinch on the initial sniff hehe.
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Just got home. Had a nice time chatting again. She is still working on the schedule for next week so she will call me and tell me when I am scheduled.

    As far as my present.
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    Re: Sean John: I Am King (Of Creed Ripoffs)

    I would like to help please.

    Can we invite Oliver to the festivities?
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Dropped off my app today and she said she would look to schedule me next week.

    She also said she had something for me but forgot it, so I'm supposed to go back tomorrow to get it. She wouldn't...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    Thanks everyone, I think I will :)
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    Re: Christmas Shopping!

    Ooohhh, that sounds great!!
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    Re: Compliments You'll never forget

    GIT sample on my wrist

    "I want to f***k your arm*
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    I usually am when I'm talking about something I know about hehe. When I'm not I'm confident in the fact that I have no idea what the other party just said lol.

    I think it may be fun. I may just...
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    Re: So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    haha, thats what I'm wondering.



    Nothing out of the ordinary. I walked in and asked to smell a couple frags, she asked me about some others, I said I didn't care for since I lean to the sweeter...
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    Christmas Shopping!

    I've been sniffing around for a christmas present for my fiance and my mother. I came home with a bucket full of strips from a sniffathon, and my mother fell in love with Opium, which I found odd...
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    So I got offered a Job to be a SA

    I was in Perfumania sniffing around for christmas presents and BSing with the SA. She told me she used to work at Saks and a few other places in the rich areas of south FL.

    We were discussing...
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    Re: Knock-Off Frag.s

    Wait.... are you serious?!?!?!
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    Re: Any mens frags with a grape scent ?

    For some reason M7 smells like grape coolaid to me when it opens :shrug:
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    Re: Three Solid Fall/Winter Fragrances?

    Burberry London
    Gucci PH
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    Re: Brut is some HOT STUF!

    guy covered himself in brut after shaving.

    Went to start a campfire.

    Lit himself on fire.

    Suing Brut and Wal Mart
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    Re: Best selling male scents in France in 2008

    Le Male surprises me, I never smell it around here anymore, and from seeing replys, it seems like people out of the states are wearing it a lot more than us.

    And I'm happy to say, out of the top...
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    Re: Is there a pattern to your favourites?

    I like quite a few different styles, but looking at my wardrobe I have a bit of a fancy for the sweeter scents.

    JPG Le Male, Burberry London.

    I'm also very fond of woody frags, Gucci PH comes...
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    Re: New Gucci by Gucci pour homme

    I put some on just now from a tester I have.

    Its quite nice, but its fading already.

    It reminds me a LOT of Lucky Number 6 tho. Which I already own... and is dirt cheap.
  73. Re: Godsillage - Godzilla's Cousins - Monsters Of Sillage

    black aoud and M7 for sure out of what I've sampled
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    Re: Fragrances that evoke a sense of triumph

    Creed GIT just makes me feel very upscale
    Creed MI smells like money
    Gucci PH just gives me a sense of power
  75. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    For me, Envy, Mademoiselle, or Flowerbomb would spark my interest for sure
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    Re: your 'secret weapon' scent...

    Sweet and somewhat feminine cheapie, but it always makes me feel very confident when wearing it, and has gotten me tons of compliments. Very sexy frag imo

    Fire & Ice by Revlon
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    Re: Soon it's halloween...

    I think I'd wear Fleur De Male since it will scare the crap out of nearly everyone
  78. Re: "This fragrance doesn't last": what does that mean to you?

    Burberry London I'm adjusted to and don't notice much after about 30 minutes, others smell it but I don't notice it as much, but I do get great bursts for about 3-4 hours.

    Creed MI I can't smell...
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    Re: Tonga from Amway

    nobody eh?
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    Tonga from Amway

    Apparently this was my fathers favorite. I'd like to get him a bottle, or something similar, but its not even listed in the directory haha. I found a bottle on ebay, but I'm unsure how the scent has...
  81. Re: *IF* you had $1500 to build your wardrobe all over again from scratch... *PLAY!*

    Creed GIT: $150
    Burberry London: $50
    $1300 in car parts and strippers
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    Re: Feminines that could work as Masculines?

    Creeds Fleurs De Bulgari is amazing
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    The star wars stuff was great.

    So is this settled yet?
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    You can always spot someone who didn't read the whole thread eh?

    Again, I do not own any creed frags. Not 1. SO my friend, I'm not justifying a damn thing. If I do make a creed purchase, it will...
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    This thread was for the fact that I enjoy GIT the most out of the creeds I have sampled. MI is also incredible, but dosn't last long enough on my skin to warrant a purchase. SMW was also great, but I...
  86. Thread: A Question

    by Mekanic
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    Re: A Question

    I get shit from all my friends about me liking frags as much as I do.

    Meanwhile I'm the only one with a girlfriend and that doesn't smell like BO or TAG.
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    indeed.
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    Re: GIT and Cool Water

    I wouldn't say that I was biased tho.

    I own cool water. I have for a long time. When I received a sample of GIT from a fellow basenoter, I was instantly blown away when I smelled it. And I still...
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    GIT and Cool Water

    [flame suit on]

    In most of my readings here, I keep reading about all the people who say Cool Water and GIT smell nearly identical.

    I honestly don't see it.

    The opening of GIT is very...
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    Re: Do fragrances smell different on a smoker?

    I dunno, I met Silverbullet, Thaifighter, and Petrucci at a mall for the first time ever.

    None of them said "oh wow you stilnk" or even mentioned that I smelled of smoke.

    All but 1 of my...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One

    I sampled it today, and enjoyed it quite a bit when I first applied. But after it sat on my arm for a while, it got a little boring. It smells good, just kind of.. meh.

    Longevity was very poor on...
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    Re: Most masculine fragrance ever?

    Azzaro PH
    Rive Gauche
    Gucci PH
    M7

    My girl mentioned to me today that she thought GIT was definitely a mans frag.
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    Re: Do fragrances smell different on a smoker?

    Would you mind coming here and telling me what my ass smells like pls?

    I guess when it became illigal to bash minorities, homosexuals, foreigners, tourists, and fat people, it became chic to bash...
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    Re: Do fragrances smell different on a smoker?

    Gotta remember, its cool to bash smokers now.
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    Re: Trying to choose a cologne, help needed...

    Burberry London is awesome, but I would also reccomend Gucci Pour Homme as well
  96. Re: What cologne has the longest intermittent sillage to the wearer?

    Le Male, Gucci Pour Homme, and GIT are my votes
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    Re: Tampa Bay Basenoters Sniffathon #1

    oh praise jeebus lol.

    That wasn't listed on Basenotes directory or on RL's site
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    Re: Scent Synch Day - 10/15/08 - Burberry London

    I'm in :D
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    Re: Jo Malone Pine & Eucalyptus Living Cologne

    Sounds like you could get a similar effect with some of those little tree air fresheners.
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    Re: Women's frags you enjoy - on you !

    Not to bump and old thread, but this has struck me recently

    I could really see myself wearing Creed Love in White.
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