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    Re: L'Artisan Fragrances

    Dzing!
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    Re: Two NEW men's colognes by Banana Republic.

    LOL, my first cologne was Banana Republic M.
    Not nearly as bad as the reviwers made it sound!
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    Re: Grown Up/Classy Suggestions

    Id like to be the third to recommedn c&s 88.
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    Re: BLOODY PISSED OFF!

    It is hard, though, when you buy something blind or a sample, because you dont maybe recognize the topnotes to be dead. :-[
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    Opinions on Rive Gauche Femme?

    I find this very wearable by a man. Not just wearable- I mean, Chanel 5 is wearable by a man- but Rive Gauche Femme smells very unisex to me. Anybody else?
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    Re: URGENT, the scent of my dreams

    no, no they don't. They also don't have Xs or Paco, so those are out of the running.

    What they carry with tobacco notes are (in order of tobacconess): The Dreamer, D&G PH, Dunhill (not listed, but...
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    Re: Tea for Two v. Dzing!

    I don't understand all the hubbub about Tea for Two. Sure, its way better than 97% of teh things on the amrket, but I find it the least of my L'artisans. It's gimmicky somehow, almost like a Demeter...
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes Complaint

    Russlan- I can feel your pain. So many bottles have gathered dust since I added this to my collection.
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    Re: I'm back and forth today on Dior homme

    makes me a bit queasy in the summer though, as with most foody-noted orientals.
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    Re: graduation gift scent

    Looking at his wardrobe, I would have to say Mechant Loup

    But I also think he could do with some Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: My first empty bottle of 2006!

    L'Artisan VdR, Xs, and my Vetiver Tonka decant (RIP)
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    Re: Bed time fragrance

    Tea for Two
  13. Thread: Dior Homme

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    Re: Dior Homme

    I had a decant of this, and MAN was it good. no cinnamon here, just powdery iris and maybe some kind of subtle leather afterwards. The reviews talk about how well-blended it is, and i completely...
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    Re: For those who wear bvlgari black

    In a weird way, I dont think Boss 6 and BB are that far off from eachother, with their shared warm vanillaness. I'd wear them under the same weather conditions is what I mean. On certain mornings,...
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    Re: Baldessarini rocks!

    You know, I quite like it. Thats saying a lot for a Boss frag, as they are terible IMO, but this is quite nice. Its no showstopper, but ery elegant for what it is.
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    Re: Live Jazz by YSL

    Hmm, on me it lasts very impressively for a frag composed of such light ingredients, Then again, Im in upstate new york, pretty darn far from the tropics.
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    Re: Chanel Allure or sport?

    Allure, no contest.
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    Re: Geir or Gendarme?

    I like Geir more, but Gendarme is THE office scent IMO.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11 March

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: I hate spray bottles!

    I hate those applicator rods even more than spraying EdP. just ca't win!
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    Re: Your Club Frag.

    Bulgari Black def.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6 March

    Paco XS
  23. Re: Looking for an(other) interesting summer frag

    L'EAU PAR KENZO
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    BVLGARI AQVA
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    YSL LIVE JAZZ
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 February

    Also Magnetism... what is it with that frag today?
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    Re: Bulgari PH or Gendarme?

    They both have their strengths. Gendarme is clean and inoffensive, Bulgari PH is musky, so its a little warmer and a little sexier.
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    Re: GILETTE (MACH)FUSION

    What is so annoying about Gilette is the way their business model forces you to upgrade to the newest new. They will leave Mach 3, and Turbo, and Sensor and all those old blades on the shelves, but...
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    Re: soft flowery fragrance......for men

    Yeah, Dior Homme is the number one best way for a man to pull of smelling like flowers, IMO
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    Re: Springtime help...

    I also feel that Vetivers are somehow springtimey, something about that earthiness, makes me think of little worms poking their head out of moist soil to see flowers. Therefore, I say Guerlain...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 February

    same here! :)
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    Re: Need reccomendations for lighter scent

    ditto... Id also look into Bvlgari PH and Allure Sport
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    Re: SotD Monday 6 February

    D&G PH
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    Re: advice on Bvlgari PH

    FOr the record, you would get more pepper out of the Extreme version.. not that that helps with your current query
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    Re: Polo Blue or Allure Sport?

    Allure is more interesting, but could be hard to wear (cloying sometimes) BLUE
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    Re: Tell me about oranges

    Happy smells very fake to me as well, like Kool-Aid orsomething. The Hermes is great for straight up no nonsense Tropicana commercial orange, but I like Eau Sauvage best.
  35. Thread: Tsar or Jazz?

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    Re: Tsar or Jazz?

    Jazz
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    Re: advice on Bvlgari PH

    Within pepper frags, it is virtually the opposite of Allure (my SOTD), which is quite oriental and suited for a breezy brisk temp. Like myaccolades says, Bulgari PH really hits its stride in hot hot...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2 February

    allure
  38. Re: Polo Blue vs Clairborne Sport vs KC Reaction

    yep, one of the easiest-to-wear, no-brainer colognes you can have in your wardrobe
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    Re: Winter Cologne Suggestion?

    again BRIT, again Dior Homme, but also take a look at

    Diesel Plus Zero (cinnamony yum yum)
    Obsession (orientally yum yum)
  40. Re: Polo Blue vs Clairborne Sport vs KC Reaction

    I second that ranking, except Id say:

    1. Claiborne Sport
    2. nothing
    3. tie between KC Reaction and Polo Blue
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24 January

    Allure Homme.
  42. Thread: House notes

    by nefertem
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    Re: House notes

    well, to my nose, all contemporary Dunhills share a synthetic, cloying saccharine nastiness to them, if that counts. the original from the 30s is great though.
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    Re: What, in your opinion, is the very BEST

    Q) What is the best fragrance?

    A) There is no best fragrance. If there were, there would be no Basenotes. Perfumery is as much an art form as it is an accessory. You will find everyone here has...
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    Re: What's your monthly budget?

    I try to limit myself to one TRANSACTION a month, no specified bottle-count or preordained monetary ceiling. That way if I think I want something, I have to buy it on the day I buy everything else...
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    Re: Creed Himalaya Alternative

    XS, my SOTD, has the reputation of being closely related to Himalaya, though I must confess never having sniffed Himalaya so I cant attest. If the similarity is all its cracked up to be, Himalaya...
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    Re: SotD Friday January 13

    xs
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    Re: SotD Thursday January 12

    xs
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    Re: Luca Turin's blog is down

    I have to say that one of my favorite noses in the review boards has to be Jeff H.'s valet (not to be confused with Naed' s "Andre, the somewhat fractious valet of my freind Marcel"). What a nose...
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    Re: Multiple Leather Scents

    Should you decide to retire Ten, im sure you can move it quickly on the boards here, as it is hard-to-come-by and has a certain degree of prestige to it.
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    Re: Most Tested Frag?

    Hahaha, stores must be wondering why the Egoiste testers are always depleated, but sales are so low ::)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11 January 2006

    allure sport
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    Re: Swiss Army or Grey Flannel?

    wait, if you just ordered Geir, why are you even bothering to waste time and a tiny bit of money on the Swiss Army/Grey Flannel conundrum? I think you'll see that once Geir arrives, you will not care...
  53. Thread: Geir - wow

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    Re: Geir - wow

    it's "gay-err", but in one syllable. To a native english-speaker, rhyming with "air" is close enough.
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    Re: Top 3 "Non-Niche" Fragrances?

    Brit, envy and Dior Homme
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    Re: Should I exchange ?

    yep. aftershave is a waste of time.
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    Re: Angel for Ladies

    Reportedly, this is first lady Laura Bush's signature scent. go figure.
  57. Re: I need a fragrance similar to Gucci Nobile! He

    agreed, nobile is in a class all its own. The closest I can think of is Drakkar, but thats like replacing GIT with Curve.
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    Re: Definition of signature scent

    right on Renato. I think you are alluding here to a phenomenon much more common on Basenotes than the sedentary life of the "signature scenteur" : the Holy Grail scent. Many of us stick around on the...
  59. Re: Tainted fragrance or reaction to skin chemistr

    I think I know what you mean with Hererra. To me there is a very sharp, bitter celery-crunch-like smell hidden in there. Very unharmonious. Im hoping that I just bought a bottle that had gone sour...
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    Contradiction: underrated?

    CGA's affection for this scent has got me wearing it again, and all through the weekend I was enamored of it. Klein scents typically get slagged off on Basenotes, but I think contradiction deserves a...
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    Re: SotD, Monday January 9

    Bvlgari Black atop Dior Homme
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    I had great success applying Dior Homme first, letting it dry through that intense powdery stage, and then putting one Bulgari Black. With this recipe, I get the amazing dry, smoky rubber of Black,...
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    Re: Le Dandy--A scent for all occassions

    Le Dandy is def. pricier. Makes you feel like Dorian Gray just whipping out the Visa for it.
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    Re: Drakkar Noir.....

    STAY AWAY! so tacky and predicatable. Drakkar is for people who dont know about Basenotes.
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    Re: Top 3 Fragrances?

    Ive never even been to the niche side of town...

    Herrera
    Brit
    Bulgari Black
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    Hey im wearing Contradiction too... what are the odds!
  67. Re: Yes, this is my last poll before I order!

    geirgeirgeirgeirgeirgeirgeirgeir
  68. Thread: M7 Fresh

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    Re: M7 Fresh

    Which department store?? where??
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 January 2006

    BVLGARI BLACK
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    Re: The best fit in your hand...

    bulgari black without a doubt. sometimes I just carry it around like those chinese balls that relieve stress.
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    Re: When you overspray

    Oh its there, you have just grown accostomed to it and are not noticing it. Your question of how to know when you have sprayed enough is definately a tricky one, as you cant really trust your nose in...
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    Re: Frags and Cigarette smoke

    Allure all the way. something about the intermingling makes a hacking marlobo addict smell like a genteel pipe-smoker.
  73. Thread: Idea!

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    Re: Idea!

    Indie_Guy,

    those were some bitches indeed. Customers like that is the reason why restaurant kitchens are behind closed doors. And if God is on the waitstaff's side (which I think he is), they are...
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    a little help?

    maybe im getting ahead of myself, but im looking for something for spring. Im gonna be trading with a mate of mine, and these are the two in his wardrobe that, based on the BN reviews, interest me....
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    Re: SotD, Friday December 30

    'tis the season for Brit
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    Re: SotD, Thursday December 29

    Gucci Rush... when i close my eyes i am lost in a forest, when i open them, i am in this strange cubicle
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    Re: The last buy this year!? Help wanted!

    def. Santos... London smells to me like Burberry's attempt at a Kenneth Cole frag. Barf!
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    Re: A*Men, Eau d'Orange Verte & 212 Men On Ice

    It seems to come up all over the place:"most wanted" threads, "best party fragrance" threads , "worst church fragrance" threads, "best frag for rainy tuesdays when your dog is sick with the flu"...
  79. Re: Which frags have worn out their welcome fastes

    Boss Bottled and I had a VERY short fling. It ended badly and we havent spoken since.
  80. Re: Stupid question about Estee Lauder's Youth Dew

    c'mon Rosberg, there are no stupid questions, only stupid fragrances.
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    Re: A*Men, Eau d'Orange Verte & 212 Men On Ice

    Hey fluke, welcome.

    Of the three you got, A*men definately gets the most airtime here at Basenotes. Some swear by it (for its originality, its delicious chocolateness, how strongly it broadcasts...
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    Re: Most Disappointing Fragrance Award

    I second KC Signature and Polo Black, both of which advertise themselves to be Gucci PH, but are nothing but fruit-baskets.

    I also concur that Bvlgari Blv Notte is Naaaas-ty, as is Gaultier2 (for...
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    Re: Which is the best Scent?

    Wang is just not very interesting
  84. Thread: *

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    Re: *

    we really should come up with some emergency notification system for such an occurance. You never know when the Axe-weilding Bod-Men will rise up against us snobs.
  85. Re: Sean John’s first Unforgivable fragrance with

    Umm Paris Hilton, Tom Green (although he was funny), Nicole Richie, Vanilla Ice, the Olsen twins, most new age punk bands, of course you could say the same thing about old punk bands but at least...
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    Re: Overrated Basenotes Fragrance?

    O I thing AdG gets its fair thrashing among basenoters
  87. Re: Sean John’s first Unforgivable fragrance with

    Hey man, Ill say one thing for him, the man knows how to market. Think about it: has anyone in recent memeory accomplished so much with so little actual talent? The man is a bonafide mogul, all...
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    Re: Breath easily frags

    "Like what fragrances are wery cloying.Which ones stay close to the skin etc etc."

    though I am loathe to admit it (for fear of being struck down from on high by a particular Mod), Gaultier2 makes...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27 December

    Avarro visit
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    Re: "Dunhill Brown"

    to me it is no more or less than a poor D&GPH ripoff (As I remember one reviewer succinctly putting it). They smell so close to me that it is kind of baffling to look at their pyramids side-by-side....
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    Re: Need your opinion on a return

    on me the one and only difference between COde and Brit is Brit's cinnamon.
  92. Thread: BENGAY

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    Re: BENGAY

    Xs and Herrera Aqua both have some mint on top. I also remember some Boss scent or another being almost entirely Mint (Bossy Boss #57 or Bugo Hoss or somesuch nonsense. ::))
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    Re: Robbie Williams

    Truly invaluable link, Erfl. How else would I know that Harrison Ford smells like King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, that Bogart smelled like Churchill, or that Spielberg and Leo DiCaprio both smell like...
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    Gucci Envy "face revitalizer"?

    Yesterday in downtown Boston's famed Filene's Basement, I found an amazing Envy gift set featuring a deo stick, a 50 ml spray, a small bar of soap and a tube of face revitalizer in a mesh dopp kit...
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    Re: paco rabanne homme & XS ipod

    hmmm... sure it was XS and PH? maybe ultraviolet or one of the feminine line....?
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    Re: RL Polo Blue VS Azzaro Chrome

    chrome hands down no contest. neither are my style, but chrome is less one-dimensional, more versatile, a little classier... polo blue is out of place unless you are wearing flipflops, IMO
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    Re: Starting point

    you sound like a Drakkar Noir man to me.
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    demeters for layering?

    maybe this is more for the DIY column, but does anybody have any experience altering their frags with Demeter fragrances? what is I wanted to, say, addmore leather to Dior Homme...could these work?
  99. Re: What is your favorite design for a cologne bot

    omg and the new Paco Rabanne Ipod!!
  100. Re: What is your favorite design for a cologne bot

    how about that awesome dunhill 2003?? vroom vroom
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