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    Re: Nice, South of France.

    Donīt forget Fragonard, that has itīs own shop by the waterfront in the old city.
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Got that one too recently.
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    After having used DE Wilkinson / Derby blades for a month now, I can testify that "DE safety razors - The best a man can get!"
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I made the same discovery today!
  5. Re: Good unscented Deodorant/Antiperspirant? (Not Mitchum!)

    Vichy - No alcohol, no aluminium.
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    Re: Good sandalwood scented shaving cream?

    Iīve been using Taylorīs Sandalwood which smells great. How would you compare the scent to the Art Of Shaving version?
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    Re: DE razor blade differences

    Thanks for the tips! Yes, Iīm advancing slowly, I only wish I could shave several times per day for practice....
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    Re: DE razor blade differences

    OK, I was wondering why one shouldnīt use the sharpest blade available... I currently have only used Wilkinsons and will try Derbys next.
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    ^Cheers!
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    All Iīve got is Taylorīs Sandalwood & Lemon/Lime. Is there an online shop for your favourite?
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    Today I tried canned foam (Vichy Homme) with a DE razor - a definite no-no. I was a bit surprised as Vichy is one of the better foams around, but it seems the traditional shaving creams give better...
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    Got it. Brush incoming from Taylorīs and Iīll be soon ready for some serious sandalwood whipping!
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    Re: DE razor blade differences

    Right-O, getting this:

    http://www.traditionalshaving.co.uk/mall/productpage.cfm/traditionalshaving/_RAZ-BLA-35/270334/Razor-Blade-Sample-Pack
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    DE razor blade differences

    Folks, I need your opinion on what kind of differences there are with DE blades. Do they differ much in terms of thickness, sharpness etc? Which manufacturers do you use? Thanks!
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    Who am I to argue, ordering a brush right away.
    How should I make the lather; should I put some cream in a bowl and then add some water into it?
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    As a new addict, Iīd like to know if thereīs a dramatic difference with applying the cream directly onto your face or using a brush?
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    Re: What's your favourite ShaveCream ?

    I`ve been using canned Vichy Homme foam, but as I like to do things the hard way, Iīve recently started using Taylorīs Sandalwood cream. Really looking forward to trying other creams as well.
  18. Re: Looking for the ultimate traditional Limes scent

    Thank you for the advice, gentlemen. As there seems to be no clear winner, I have to order some decants.
  19. Looking for the ultimate traditional Limes scent

    Iīm after a traditional British Limes "Saville Row" scent. Which one would you choose from the following manufacturers?

    Floris
    Geo F. Trumper
    Truefitt & Hill
    Taylor of Old Bond Street
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  20. Re: Fun Challenge: You are constrained to 1 fragrance house.

    I am a Dior man, despite all:

    DHI / DH
    Eau Sauvage
    Fahrenheit
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    Re: 1 Signature Scent

    I wanted to have one, but found the idea utterly impractical.
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    Well, it might be that I have to resort to an "ordinary" Mach3 handle on busy mornings. But you cannot have too many razors anyway :)
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    I just turned the clock back and ordered an Edwin Jagger Georgian Imitation Ivory Safety/DE razor. Iīve also started the move to traditional shaving creams by Taylor of Old Bond Street / Truefitt &...
  24. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense New Formula Production Date Poll

    checkcosmetic.net
  25. Re: Dior Homme reformulation - What's the difference?

    Are you guys talking about DH or DHI? I believe DH still has silver collar whereas DHI nowadays has black.
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    Re: Strawberrynet DHI

    What? Do you mean there has been another reformulation in Sept. which is different from May 2011-August 2011 versions? Has anyone sniffed it?
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    Month?
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    Re: Fahrenheit by Dior

    I still detect gasoline in the testers found here.
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    Re: How do you use the Dior Homme trilogy?

    Exactly. I refer to it daily.
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    Re: Fahrenheit by Dior

    Very original indeed! I used to wear this in 90īs and recently sniffed it again - I couldnīt understand it anymore! Sniffed it again and again, day after day in the department store. It grew on me...
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    Re: Monsieur de Givenchy

    My summer favourite and somewhat lighter and easier to wear than Chanel Pour Monsieur.
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    Re: Church vibe, candle-wax + incense

    Excellent thread. Especially because in Orthodox church where I come from, the candle-wax/incence factor is even stronger :)
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    Oh, ok. Then I can breathe again normally, as I was under the impression, that there was another, even worse reformulation coming in September.
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    Double post...
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    OK, thatīs June 2011 then. I still wonder if thereīs another reformulation which took place in September.
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    Re: 150ml DHI arrived....

    Whatīs the batch code?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    A quick sniff of the July 2011 version certainly reveals cocoa in the drydown.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I just got a July 2011 DHI which has a grey spray tip...should I be suspicious?

    EDIT: Seems Jan 2011 too has grey tip so it should be ok.
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    Re: where have all the DHI gone?

    Without internet, what would a poor boy do?
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    Re: where have all the DHI gone?

    That includes shipping. Btw. DHI (50ml) costs about 75€ in Finland...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Not that I remember - will have to check though.

    Edit: Black tip.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I have a black collar from Oct/Nov 2010 - bought from a department store.
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    Re: where have all the DHI gone?

    Reports here have said that the cocoa-factor appears later with the reformulation (in a few hours) whereas with the vintage it develops almost instantly.
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    Re: where have all the DHI gone?

    The newer formulation is readily available in Europe. As for the vintage juice...well, Iīm stocked up.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    I guess the question still stands whether there is a reformulation which took place in September which no-one has yet tried?
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    Re: Fragrances you WANT to like

    Lots of so called classics: Azzaro PH, Aramis, Antaeus to name a few. Just canīt wear them as much as Iīd like to. :(
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    Poll: Re: What season fragrance do you enjoy the most?

    Summer. As much as I love DHI, Iīm basically a citrus lover.
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    Re: What do you wear to the office?

    Depends on the weather and my mood. Today I tried Antaeus. Bad mistake.
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    Re: Fall/Winter '11-'12 help!!!!!

    Chanel Egoiste, Terre dīHermes.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Well, if the shelf-life of DHI is mere 3 years, surely all those 2007 bottles have gone bad and you are entitled to a handsome discount? ;)
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    Re: Today I wear Chanel Antaeus for the 1st time.

    I used it as an air freshener at the office today and people almost fainted. Canīt wait to wear it tomorrow properly!
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    April 2011 is vintage because I just ordered one. :)
  53. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    Itīs not the violets but the gasoline that makes me gag.
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    Re: Just got a bottle of vintage Aramis from Ebay. it's so good

    Interesting, as I cannot tolerate the current version.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Wow, on the UK eBay Iīve bought vintage 100ml bottles at only 100 USD. DHI must be a rare treat in US.
  56. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    No, it was their spontaneous reaction when I mentioned the dreaded word.
  57. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    Iīm also not quite sure if I could actually wear it. I like sniffing it on my wrist but wearing it for real...the ladies at work said a firm "no" today, as it reminds them of hairy chests in 1990īs.
  58. Re: Fahrenheit - Pull me back or push me over the edge

    Oh no, I thought Iīd never wear this again but I now find myself sniffing it day after day at the local store...
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    How much spare vintage DHI have you put aside?

    1. 50ml
    2. 100ml
    3. 200ml
    4. more than 200ml

    ?

    I have 300ml :laugh:
  60. Re: need some suggestions from the frag and wristwatch guys

    Iīve downsized my collection to Montblanc 149, Aurora 88 and Aurora Bicentenary of the Birth of the Italian Flag LE. Blue-Black ink for me!
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    Re: Powdery Male Fragrances?

    +1.
  62. Re: I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart

    LOL, yeah, The 2011 vintage!
  63. Re: I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart

    Iīm a bit confused when DH was reformulated, some here say it was reformulated more than once, the first one happening many years ago? So which version is the original?
  64. Re: I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart

    I got this at 75 USD.
  65. Re: I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart

    And another vintage 100ml bottle won on eBay...
  66. Re: Ingredient that makes me want to puke - what is it?

    It reminds me a lot of Monsieur de Givenchy, itīs just stronger.
  67. Re: Ingredient that makes me want to puke - what is it?

    I havenīt tested Chanel PM Concentree but I do love the regular PM.
  68. Re: Have you ever purchased a fragrance just because it's a classic men's fragrance?

    Thatīs my main motive, stupid as it may sound. I want something that has lasted the test of time and be part of a heritage.
  69. Re: need some suggestions from the frag and wristwatch guys

    Fountain pens, anyone?
  70. Re: I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart

    Welcome to Finland, the country where wearing a scent means youīre gay = DHI readily available.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense in Singapore

    Whatīs the idea of not stocking a certain fragrance in certain countries?
  72. Re: need some suggestions from the frag and wristwatch guys

    Thanks, but looking at the original thread made me green of envy as I saw what some other guys got...
  73. Re: Ingredient that makes me want to puke - what is it?

    Yes, itīs not vetiver alone that disgusts me as I sort of like Guerlain Vetiver. The strenght of the scent is also not the decisive factor as I like Antaeus. Itīs something dark and oppressing dirt...
  74. Re: need some suggestions from the frag and wristwatch guys

    Wristwatches? Absolutely! Current set:

    http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/8762/wakmann15.jpg

    http://img854.imageshack.us/img854/7938/ep171077.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Another example of olfactory fatigue

    Iīm wearing regular Chanel Pour Monsieur right now and cannot smell much, but the guy sitting 2 metres away from me just asked which Boss Iīm wearing :D
  76. Re: So I emailed Dior regarding the reformulation of DHI

    Just secured a 100ml vintage bottle. Now I have 200ml in total of the vintage juice and Diorīs response has convinced me that I need still more.
  77. Thread: Perfume Storage

    by vhild
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    Re: Guide to storage?

    I think the same rules apply for fragrances as for wine: dark and cool, although frags should tolerate more abuse than wine.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    Vintage DHI 100ml for 65 euros, not bad....
  79. Re: Won Chanel Eqoiste on the bay and received Platinum Egoiste!!

    Iīve never had to resort to opening a dispute on eBay or Paypal, but Iīve gathered that they are effective although the process can be time consuming.
  80. Re: Ingredient that makes me want to puke - what is it?

    Could be skin chemistry, as most of those frags get a lot worse once applied on skin.
  81. Ingredient that makes me want to puke - what is it?

    There are certain fragrances that I just cannot wear as they contain something that I cannot stand. At least these have it:

    Azzaro PH
    Rive Gauche PH
    Aramis Classic
    Floris Elite/JF
    Givenchy...
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    I bought my first bottle of DH today and it has a silver tube/collar with writing on it. Dates from Nov. 2010.
  83. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense New Formula Production Date Poll

    Wow, I still have to do the comparison. Sounds good so far.
  84. Re: dior homme intense original formulation? need v quick answer, have to buy b4 5pm

    Let us know if you can smell a difference!
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    OK, I see it at dot ie. Strange, Iīve seen that before at co.uk but not anymore.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Would that be ebay.co.uk? Cannot find anything...
  87. Re: dior homme intense original formulation? need v quick answer, have to buy b4 5pm

    I love this madness! Let the hunt begin!
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    Re: Your Top 3 Guerlain & Givenchy ?

    Givenchy:

    Monsieur
    Pi
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    Re: Best Gourmand Fragrances

    Seems I like gourmands as well, as I rotate mainly between DHI and Givenchy Pi. What would Rochas Man add to this selection?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Some have writtten here, that the April 2011 batch is still vintage. Anything made after that is suspect.

    Check your codes here: http://checkcosmetic.net/
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage - opinions needed

    Wear what you want and donīt let others do it for you. Eau Sauvage says you respect heritage and are cool enough to wear it in 2011.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Donīt worry - if it has been stored properly itīll last forever.
  93. Thread: eau sauvage

    by vhild
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    Re: eau sauvage

    Eau Sauvage is one of those bottles that Iīll be buying again when I finish my first one.
  94. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense New Formula Production Date Poll

    Someone said somewhere here that it now has more iris?
  95. Re: These are the fragrances that I bought here in Spain...tell me what you think?

    I vote for PM too, absolute classic.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme - Anise?

    Strange, I have that Bassettīs feeling when wearing Egoiste, you know those round ones, covered with tiny blue dots.

    Azzaro PH incoming in post, looking forward to sampling it.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme - Anise?

    Does anyone else detect licorice in Egoiste?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Yeah! I managed to find a Nov. 2010 (black collar) bottle today! Felt like I was hiding a gold bullion on my way back home.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Nice find! Mind you, the code can be seen on the outer box as well. Itīs embossed on the bottom.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    Yep. You should have seen the face of the sales assistant yesterday, when I was going through the bottles and tapping my iPhone...
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