Search:

Type: Posts; User: coffee&pizza; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    If you want to play the optimum game wait until the 20x points days and rake in the points. Redeem the points on bonus redemption days to maximize value.

    Unfortunately they have been raising the...
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    491

    Chanel AHS and its replacement

    I am thinking of selling the Chanel Allure Homme Sport that I bought a few months ago. I like it a lot, but I find that the sweetness is a bit louder than I usually prefer for a day frag. Actually,...
  3. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    Crap crap crap crap crap.

    I blew all my Optimum points on Allure Sport last weekend. If only I waited a bit longer.

    I think I need to avoid Shopper's now. If I try it I may want to buy it and...
  4. Replies
    67
    Views
    2,424

    Re: Question For All Kouros Wearers

    I think that's the problem. When you are stuck in a portable trailer classroom for more than an hour everyday, it may as well have been handcuffs.

    No one is bashing the OP's taste. Beauty is...
  5. Replies
    67
    Views
    2,424

    Re: Question For All Kouros Wearers

    It's nice to be confident in yourself and not live your life preoccupied with what others think of you. However, I think it is a form of respect to those around you, especially if you are stuck in a...
  6. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    Where did you pick up La Nuit de L'homme? Are they stocking them in Vancouver already?
  7. Replies
    67
    Views
    2,424

    Re: Question For All Kouros Wearers

    Is it really wise to wear Kouros to school? It has the reputation for being a monster.

    Perhaps you should mist the air in front of you and walk through it.
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    647

    Spraying Mishap

    Ow, I just sprayed myself in the face by accident. Not only are my eyes burning, but I think I got some juice into my nose so it's scent overload. I wish they make it so the spray mechanism can't...
  9. Re: Question about putting on a fragrance

    The scent will probably last longer than if you apply right after a shower. You are giving your skin time to regenerate its natural oil, which will help longevity.
  10. Replies
    18
    Views
    765

    Re: Pleasant Sephora Experience

    Sephora is awesome. Lots of love for it on this board. Too bad there isn't a location close to where I live.
  11. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,188

    Re: Tip for beginners, from a beginner.

    While I was walking thorough a department store the other day, a SA handed me a card with Burberry Beat on it. I sniffed it quickly and smiled because I thought it was nice. Without missing a beat,...
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    599

    Re: Battle of the Freebies

    I was thinking of the VPH too at first but unfortunately the store doesn't carry it. I wonder why that is, since they have Beat and it's a brand new release. Just out of curiosity how similar is...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    599

    Battle of the Freebies

    Okay, so it's technically not free, but I will be using my Optimum reward points to pick up a Spring/Summer frag this weekend. I dropped by the store today to check out their selection. It's not...
  14. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,327

    Re: Recommendations Please!

    I don't have too much to add, but given where you're from how about Burberry London? Leather, Port Wine, Tobacco, Cinnamon and ending up with a nice base. I find it functional as an everyday frag...
  15. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    I can't seem to find anything decent at my local Winners. After Christmas they had a couple of Bulgari PH and Aquas in stock for $30 before tax but at that price I can get it cheaper online after...
  16. Re: Burberry Beat Men Similar with Gucci Pour Homme II

    Yes, I definitely detect the similarities between GPH II and The Beat. Its' the potpurri like floral opening I guess. On the other hand I don't see anything similar between those two and London.
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    900

    Re: YSL L'Homme Discussion

    I like it a lot. For me it's an evening scent as I find it a bit too sexy for day wear. I was never a fan of the overpowering and "unique" YSL frags that many around here love, so for me L'Homme...
  18. Replies
    6
    Views
    909

    A truly "loud" fragrance... from CK?

    In before SirSlarty. :D



    Source:
    http://i.gizmodo.com/5155905/calvin-klein-mp3-speaker-bottle-the-scent-of-a-gimmick

    I think this is setting a dangerous precedence.
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    538

    Re: Gucci ph II = L'Anarchiste Light?

    It's the opposite for me. GPHII is the one that poops out and the amazing dry down of London stays with me for hours.
  20. Replies
    0
    Views
    296

    Increased awareness to pepper

    Before today, all I can detect in Gucci PH II was the floral in the opening and the tea in the middle. I never understood what people were talking about when they say it smells peppery.

    This...
  21. Re: Basenotes and Buzzlepuff mentioned in International Magazine

    You should get in touch and convince them to let you start a fragrance column!
  22. Re: Basenotes and Buzzlepuff mentioned in International Magazine

    So are we expecting server problems due to increased traffic?
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,075

    Re: Will Encre Noire ever return?

    I have seen them in Sephoras up here in the frozen north. Have you checked the US counterparts?
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    908

    Re: cold weather shipping

    Because of the alcohol content I'm pretty sure it'll take quite a bit for it to freeze too. You should have nothing to worry about.
  25. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,173

    Re: Now you can smell like a Klingon

    Point taken.

    How about L'eau d'Orion Pour Femme? With the added side effect of turning your skin green.
  26. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,173

    Now you too can smell like Captain Kirk

    According to this website:



    I wonder if wearing "Tiberius" will help you pick up women like Kirk does.
  27. Replies
    22
    Views
    975

    Re: Wal-Mart: where are the Men's frags?

    Don't forget Rive Gauche.
  28. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,029

    Re: Encre Noire by Lalique

    They have it in some Sephoras in Canada.
  29. Re: Armani Prive Pierre de Lune at MARSHALL'S!!!

    I wish they have Marshall's up in Canada. The only equivalent we have is Winner's and they only have uninteresting stock like David Beckham, Nauticas, or Hugo. I did see a 30ml Bulgari PH for $30...
  30. Replies
    120
    Views
    4,761

    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    I guess in a way, those people ruin it for the rest of us who really are interested in the samples to test and eventually buy the scents.

    Regarding the different SAs, how do you tell who is an...
  31. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,447

    Re: Creed MillÚsime Himalaya

    It's dangerous buying Creeds from Ebay because of all the counterfeits that are there. If this purchase is recent, maybe you should look into returning it.
  32. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,486

    Re: Homme vs Homme

    "Ohmme"
  33. Replies
    5
    Views
    394

    Re: What is "Star Fragrance" ?

    I'm guessing it's the ones they are actively pushing.
  34. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,486

    Re: Homme vs Homme

    The opening of YSL L'homme smells a little feminine to me also, but that goes away after about 15 to 20 minutes. It also took me a couple of wearing from a full bottle to get a sense of the scent. ...
  35. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,905

    Re: Terre de Hermes ??????

    I guess I am part of the 20% that can't detect ISO E.

    To me TdH just smells like orange from beginning to end. I could never smell the mineral smell that I read about. I also tried my sample of...
  36. Replies
    120
    Views
    4,761

    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    At least that's better than the SA who gave me a "deer in the headlight" look when I asked her what her favorite scent was before saying she "doesn't have one".

    Or this other time when I asked...
  37. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,429

    Re: Obama for Men/Women Fragrance

    Does it smell like hope....

    Hopium pour Homme? :D
  38. Re: Trying a scent at a store, then buying online: any guilt?

    To be honest, I do feel a bit guilty sometimes. I feel better when I think about how much I saved when I buy online though.
  39. Re: How did you become interested in fragrances?

    My ex forbade me from wearing fragrances in fear of me attracting the wrong kinds of attention from other women. After we broke up I wanted to see what the big deal was.
  40. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,046

    Re: I am King - sued for name

    How ironic.. SJ suing someone else for imitation.
  41. Replies
    47
    Views
    1,434

    Re: Who Likes Terre D'Hermes?

    I tested TdH today. For some reason, it never evolved away from the initial blast of orange. I mean.. I like the orange note, it is by no means the bitter rotting orange that some reviewers claim to...
  42. Replies
    45
    Views
    5,133

    Re: How do you Shave?

    1) Shower
    2) Neutrogena Shaving Lotion on face
    3) Shave with Mach 3 Turbo, rinse with hot water after each stroke
    4) Rinse face with cold water, pat dry with towel
    5) Nivea aftershave lotion

    I...
  43. Replies
    7
    Views
    654

    Re: Introduction

    Welcome! You may want to avoid keeping your bottles in the bathroom as the constant variation of temperature isn't too good for them.
  44. Re: Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    Burberry Weekend for Women.

    My ex wore it when we first met. It has been stuck in my head ever since.
  45. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,359

    Re: SA gave me her card

    I have yet to see a young and attractive female department store SA at a men's fragrance counter outside of one exception. She was a YSL rep who's exactly my type (hot, young, and asian). ...
  46. Replies
    9
    Views
    844

    Re: Burberry London year around?

    If during the summer it'll have to be a rainy night or something like that. It doesn't work for me during the day.
  47. Replies
    10
    Views
    914

    Re: Newbie needs a citrus frag

    One more vote for Chane Allure Edition Blanche for creamy citrus goodness.
  48. Re: Seeking help from experienced perfume sellers/perfumers

    To be honest, I wonder if your website has something to do with it. Perhaps it would be worthwhile to seek professional web design help. The advertisement on your site makes it looks like a lot of...
  49. Replies
    7
    Views
    560

    Re: Noobie introduction; my story

    Before you open them when they arrive, perhaps you should go to a store and smell them? Go to a Sephora if you have one around you. They are cool with you playing with their testers and their SAs...
  50. Re: YSL L'Homme: Initial Impressions (+ question about Allure Blanche)

    To me personally, the first two words that come to mind when I think of Allure Blanche: powder and lemon.
  51. Replies
    55
    Views
    16,729

    Re: Montreal, Canada

    The PharmaPrix at St. Catherines and Bleury has a pretty good selection. You won't find any Creeds there but they have a nice variety of designers. Everything is out in the open for you to play...
  52. Replies
    19
    Views
    871

    Re: Help me pick my last purchase

    Just bought L'Homme. On my skin longevity isn't much of an issue.

    Also met the first SA I've encountered who actually loves her job and knows her stuff. If you are in Montreal look for Mary...
  53. Replies
    19
    Views
    871

    Re: Help me pick my last purchase

    Okay so the woody part of the Diamond finally came out and I like it although the one spray that I put on my wrist is already fading after 3 hours. L'Instant is doing well too but now I am starting...
  54. Replies
    19
    Views
    871

    Re: Help me pick my last purchase

    I went and sampled the Diamonds today. It's nice but I find it a tad sweet. For some reason I don't detect the woody part of it. Maybe I've to wait a bit longer for it to come out?

    Apparently...
  55. Replies
    19
    Views
    871

    Re: Help me pick my last purchase

    My only concern with L'homme is the AdG syndrome... smelling like every other guy on the street.
  56. Replies
    19
    Views
    871

    Help me pick my last purchase

    In an effort to cut back my expenditures, I have decided to stop buying frags after getting myself one last bottle as a Christmas present. Please look at my small collection below and help me decide...
  57. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,421

    Re: Bvlgari Aqua

    You are a brave man, that could have turned out terribly for you and your seatmate.

    I was in the same situation as the OP. In the end I went with Marine. I found the Aqua to be way too strong...
  58. Replies
    16
    Views
    918

    Re: help me pick a frag for winter

    Give Issey Intense a try.
  59. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,245

    Re: Would you recomend buying those?

    Shoppers = PharmaPrix

    Oh, you should check out the discount store across from the Bay on Ste. Catherine. I have dropped by a few times and they have some pretty good prices for a B+M store. I...
  60. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,644

    Re: Loblaws Stores sale

    Where can I find one that is in Montreal? All the Provigos I have been to do not have a fragrance department.

    Also.. President's Choice Frag?? ;)
  61. Replies
    5
    Views
    526

    Re: Mystery Armani

    I think that's the one.

    I have never seen it online before. Can't even find it on ebay. Is it pretty rare?
  62. Replies
    5
    Views
    526

    Mystery Armani

    Today I sampled an Armani frag but I don't remember the name. I cannot locate it in the directory either so I hope someone here can help me identify it.

    It is more of a woody scent. I think the...
  63. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport / Edition Blanche

    It has been a while since I sniffed Sport. My first impression after smelling Blanche is that it seems to be less citrusy during the opening. That note is still there but it's less in your face...
  64. Replies
    13
    Views
    833

    Purchasing Strategies

    I'm hoping we can share fragrance buying strategies from a cost-effectiveness point of view, especially for those of us who are on limited budget.


    Variety:
    For those just starting out, what is...
  65. Replies
    10
    Views
    640

    Re: When does price drop on new release?

    Yes I have tried Sport but I find the citrus too strong. Blanche seems to have it toned down to a level I am more comfortable with.

    I guess now the best option for me is to wait a bit to make...
  66. Replies
    10
    Views
    640

    Re: When does price drop on new release?

    Well I guess it's worth the money. I was just worried that I'll pay full price for it now and see it on sale in a few weeks. Thanks all.
  67. Replies
    10
    Views
    640

    When does price drop on new release?

    I have been eyeing the Chanel Allure Edition Blanche since I sampled it last weekend. The problem is that it's a tad expensive for my student budget at $84 for a 50ml. How long will I have to wait...
  68. Re: Basenotes, help me select a fragrance to purchase for my opera debut!

    Even though backstage will probably smell pretty bad from the combinations of hot lights and heavy costumes, I don't know if it's such a good idea to wear the fragrance during performance as it can...
  69. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,458

    Re: Channel Allure Cologne Blanche

    I was handed a card with this today as I walked through the department store and was so impressed by it that I turned back to check it out. Walked away with a sample vial and a key chain.

    I...
  70. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,315

    Canadian Fragrancex Order

    So I want to take advantage of that free international shipping code they have right now.

    Does anyone in Canada have experience ordering with them? I am worried specifically about how they'll...
  71. Re: Whats the BEST "I Just Got Out of the Shower Fragrance?"

    I think Mugler is more like "crawling out of a tank of soapy water" fragrance.
  72. Re: Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue pour Homme vs Bulgari Aqva Marine

    I liked Aqua Marine when I tried it on my skin.

    Five days later, I'm getting a headache when I sniff the card. I didn't notice this before. Would it just be the fact that I'm sniffing a five day...
  73. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,945

    Re: Help me decide on a warm weather cologne

    I apologize for bumping so rapidly, but I am badly in need of opinions.

    I still really like the L'Homme but it reminds me of the London. As I'm just starting out, I am thinking that I should...
  74. Replies
    3
    Views
    539

    No Price Over Telephone?!?

    I called The Bay (Canadian dept. store) today for some price quotes. The lady on the line told me that they don't discuss prices over the telephone. This threw me off a little bit because I have...
  75. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,945

    Re: Help me decide on a warm weather cologne

    I always get so intimidated by Holt's. I guess it's now time to conquer my fears.

    Thanks very much for the suggestions. Many brands that I haven't heard before were mentioned and I look forward...
  76. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,945

    Help me decide on a warm weather cologne

    I bought my first bottle of cologne (Burberry London) a few months ago and has been loving it. The weather is getting a bit warmer now though and I am thinking of something new for the...
Results 1 to 76 of 98