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  1. Thread: Grey hair

    by indianwells
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    Re: Grey hair

    I've decided to grow old (dis)gracefully. Unless done at a reputable salon it can look utterly ridiculous. Likewise it would never enter my mind to wear a wig. Even the best ones are just this side...
  2. Re: Where do you rank Carnal Flower among Frederic Malle frags?

    I rate it highly in quality, however it is way too feminine for me as a man. French Lover on the other hand is my favourite Malle along with Vetiver Extraordinaire.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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  5. Re: My GF dislikes all of my stronger fragrances, should I get rid of them ?

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 23, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 21, 2014

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    Re: S O T D Monday March 17, 2014

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    Re: Creed Aventus or Tom Ford Noir de Noir

    Noir de Noir is my preference although I enjoy Aventus.
  10. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/15/14): Bois du Portugal vs Acqua di Gio

    I'm with those who think it's a pointless comparison. It's like plucking two completely different things from the air. I think I'll start a new thread, " Who Do You Prefer?" Ozzie Ozbourne or...
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    Re: Best vetiver

    Villoresi's Vetyver is a roller coaster but for sheer, smooth class I can't get enough of Sycomore.
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, March 14, 2014

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    Re: Worst blind buy for you???

    Montale Black Oud. My own stupid fault...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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  15. Re: Scents that everybody says should be worn for "special occasions", but you wear anyway daily

    I tend to agree with the OP. when I bought Patou Pour Homme I was almost frightened to wear it and would save it for only the most special occasions. Trouble is, how many of those really special...
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    I wouldn't discount vintage Bel Ami simply for "known" condition, it is a fantastic fragrance in its own right. I certainly want to try Bel Ami Vetiver but will be astonished if it's as good as the...
  17. Re: Which Creed Fragrance Smells Most Like it's Name Suggests?

    Edited; Mis-read the question!
  18. Re: Name The Most Intoxicating Heady Fragrances You Have Tried

    Vintage Bel Ami and Carnal Flower. The first I can happily wear publicly, the second I can't.
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    Re: S O T D: Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Patou Pour Homme

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    Re: One from each of the following houses

    Montale - Patchouli Leaves
    Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    Le Labo - Vetiver 46
    Tom Ford PB - Amber Absolute
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    Re: S O T D: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

    AMBRE PRECIEUX

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  22. Re: I literally don't get vetiver. Why would ANYONE want to smell grassy?

    I have to agree with hednic, the Vetiver note is very comforting, although variable. Sycomore is I find beautiful, whereas Villoresi's is challenging but equally gorgeous.
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    Re: S O T D: Monday, March 3, 2014

    Serge Lutens-Fille en Aiguilles.

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  24. Re: What are the top 5 bond no.9 scents for men?

    I actually prefer Chez Bond to GIT. It most definitely is a clone but with much better longevity.
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    That has to be the biggest load of old BS I've ever seen. And I bet people will buy it...
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    Re: Classic/Timeless Scents Worth Getting?

    You can still find vintage Bel Ami relatively easily and to me it's a must have.
  27. Re: Name a few most dated smelling male fragrances

    I really don't understand the posts that Equipage smells dated. I would describe it as classic and am very glad to own and wear it. With pride.
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    Carnal Flower
    Montale Black Aoud
    Czech & Speake Cuba (dog shit)
    Knize Ten
    Joop
  29. Thread: Egoiste

    by indianwells
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    Re: Egoiste

    I absolutely adore Egoiste, I could wear it on a daily basis and never tire of it.
  30. Re: What is your favorite fragrance from Chanel's Les Exclusifs line?

    Sycomore
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    Re: To smell or not to smell...

    I don't particularly want to learn and analyse notes. There are certain ingredients that I love, such as Vetiver but for me it basically comes down to whether it smells good. That's all that really...
  32. Re: Was shocked by Creed Spice and Wood --- not in a good way

    I am going to get a flacon of this soon. I think it is absolutely wonderful.
  33. Re: What's everyone going to wear for their special someone?

    Just been to a fantastic Morrocan restaurant for Valentines day. Wore Balenciaga Pour Homme and she loved it. Got back early and just going to watch Dallas Buyers Club.
  34. Re: Perfume with high powerful silage/projectivity ? ( longetivity not a concern)

    Pretty much any Montale I've tried lasts forever. A couple of others are the aforementioned New York Oud along with Knize Ten and Chanel Coromandel.
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    Re: Best leather?

    Love Tuscan Leather and Derby but my absolute favourite is vintage Bel Ami. Strange then that I simply cannot wear (or stand) Knize Ten. I've tried to (10+ times) but the longest I've lasted with it...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, February 10, 2014

    A cold, but nice sunny day here so...
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    Re: S O T D : Sunday , February 9, 2014😃

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    Re: S O T D :Thursday, February 6, 2014:)

    Good morning. Powerful boss day today!

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    Re: How often do you wear a fragrance?

    Every day. One for work and one for evening. Sometimes one for bed.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 5th February, 2014

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    Re: Good fragrances for Jury Duty

    Now that suggestion I like!:coolold:
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    Re: S O T D: monday, February 3, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 1, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 31, 2014

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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    First compliment from my sister, who I've known for 45 years! She said "you smell nice, what's that one?" 36 degrees and Amber Absolute smells really good!
  46. Re: My sad story of Gucci Pour Homme I and advice from owners.

    I adore it, but then I wear it for myself, nobody else. If you wear anything for others then disappointment is always going to enter the equation at some point.
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    Re: Hermes Rocabar bargain

    At that price I'd empty the shop!
  48. Re: GAME TIME ! Let's Have some fun with fragrance !

    I would suggest Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire!
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    Re: S O T D; Monday, January 27, 2014

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 26, 2014

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    Re: S O T D : Saturday , January 25, 2014:)

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    Poll: Re: The Entire Line..

    I've changed my mind. I'd buy all from Le Labo in the 500ml jars and put them on display. I love the retro chemist/drugstore look of them. I'm absolutely loving Vetiver 46 at the moment so maybe that...
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    Poll: Re: The Entire Line..

    As I'm not a collector, more a "wearer", I only buy what I like so there would be little point in buying a whole line if I'm not going to wear all of them.
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    Re: Church-like incense?

    Armani Prive Bois d'Encens
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    Poll: Re: The Entire Line..

    hednic probably already has most of 'em...
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    Re: Italian Cypress longevity/projection

    Both Italian Cypress and Amber Absolute last forever on me. The only thing I've found that lasts longer is pretty much anything from Montale.
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    Re: S O T D: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

    Sycomore

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    Re: Top 3 Creed Fragrances

    Spice & Wood
    Royal Oud
    Green Irish Tweed
    Selection Verte
    Pure White

    Sorry, can't narrow it down to 3!
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    Re: Best of the best of the 80's

    It would have to be Bel Ami for me. I have a vintage splash and the same in a spray bottle and both are absolutely magnificent.
  60. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    You're welcome! It's always smelt a bit pissy to me!:lolk:
  61. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I've decided you can do without Cuir de Russie Lyuba!
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    Re: S O T D : Monday, January 20, 2014.

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  63. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I hope you weren't too attached to your Idole Eau de Parfum vawallpa!!
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    From a fellow Basenoter, and very happy I am too!

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    Re: S O T D: Friday - January 17

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    Re: S O T D: Thursday - January 16

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    Re: Favorite Men's Line

    Chanel for me, especially the Exclusifs and particularly Sycomore and Coromandel which are bizarrely marketed to women.
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    If you want to impress, nothing reflects understated elegance more than Royal Oud. Of course that is only my (not very humble!!) opinion.
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    Re: Doubts anyone?

    The older I get the less I care what people think. I like being curmudgeonly!!
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    Re: I can't decide on a signature fragrance

    I thought I needed a "signature" scent. I don't, and I've come to hate the phrase. Wear what you like, to the exclusion of all others and you will find that people will equate certain scents with...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 6th, 2014

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  72. Re: Your safest, go-to, anytime, anywhere scent?

    I have several I would turn to for any situation.

    Original Vetiver
    CDG 2 Man
    GIT
    YSL Rive Gauche
    Chez Bond
    Himalaya
    Acqua di Parma
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

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    Re: boucheron ph and jaipur

    Given the choice I tend to go for 50ml bottles these days as I very rarely empty a 100ml. On that basis I would choose option 2.
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    Re: New Years Eve scent of the night?!

    Cold, wet & windy here so....

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    Re: Which fragrance best suits YOU?

    This one. If I am feeling stressed or angry it just brings me back to a calmer, happier place. Never fails.

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    Re: S O T D : Monday ; December 30, 2013

    Wonderful stuff on this cold, rainy, windy day!

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  78. Re: Looking for fragrance to fill out my top 5

    Ah, thank you. I would suggest Amber Absolute or Patchouli Leaves.
  79. Re: Looking for fragrance to fill out my top 5

    I don't really understand the question.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 28th, 2013

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    Re: Coolest Looking Cologne Bottle.

    I agree. I prefer something like this, simple, but with substance and Gucci certainly do the substance thing!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 26th, 2013

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 25, 2013

    Me too!
  84. Re: Need poor mans TF Noir de Noir and Tobacco Vanille

    I wish you had posted this last week when I was in the US! I would have sent you 15ml of each in atomisers as a gift. I am very friendly with two SA's in Saks and they usually compete to see how much...
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    Re: Stylish vetivers

    Le Labo Vetiver 46 is a beautiful, smoky vetiver. Not vetiver prominent though.
  86. Re: Versatile grassy / green / leafy fragrances with extremely long-lasting sillage?

    Chez Bond passes the "freshness" test but fails on the "merciful price range" test I'm afraid..
  87. Re: Has anyone here worn L'Occitan EDT for men?

    A lovely fresh lavender which garners many compliments but along with EDB, Vetyver is absolutely beautiful, L'Occitane sit quietly in the shadow of the large French houses but produce quite...
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    Re: Best scent of the year for you?

    Tom Ford-OUD FLEUR
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    Re: What is your favourite Oud?

    Probably not oud in the truest sense but my own favourites are Creed's Royal Oud and Tom Fords oud Fleur.
  90. Re: Gucci Pour Homme I is similar to CDG Avignon

    Sorry, not similar to me. GPH is a very soft, smooth, smoky incense while Avignon is a smack in the face dry as a bone austere incense. I own and love both of these and each is beautiful in its own...
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    Re: Could you consider Shalimar unisex?

    Scent is genderless by definition. If it smells good what does it matter whether you have a pair or not? I have the edt and it smells fantastic on me, both to me......and my wife.
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    Re: If you could only own 10

    Patou Pour Homme
    Vintage Bel Ami
    D&G By Man
    TF Noir de Noir
    Helmut Lang Cuiron
    Creed Aventus
    CDG Avignon
    CDG 2Man
    Chanel Coromandel
    Guerlain Shalimar edt
  93. Poll: Re: I am going to a formal engagement party. what to put on?

    Personally I would go with Noir de Noir. Enjoy the event whatever you wear!
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Hanai Mori Him edp.
  95. Re: Patou pour homme v Patou pour homme Prive

    I also have PPH and having sampled Prive I would love to own it but am unwilling to pay the enormous premium it is currently attracting.
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    Re: Great floral fragrances?

    Noir de Noir is also my choice, not fresh but a deep, dirty rose which I just adore.
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    Re: If I like Heritage..I will like?

    Tom Ford Italian Cypress sounds right up your street!
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Black Afgano. I went against all sensible advice and bought it blind. I am out of the country at the moment so have to wait to test it but if I am truly repulsed I am sure I will have no trouble...
  99. Re: Another What Should I Wear to My Work Dinner Thread

    Creed Royal Oud wood be my choice. Inoffensive and extremely elegant. Oud Wood is also good. I'm glad your choice worked for you, you are a braver man than I! I also have Black Oud, I think I am...
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Another bottle of... well I won't say the "A" word because I might get lambasted. I officially love the word "lambasted"...
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