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    Re: What would Tim Burton wear?

    No offense, but I'd guesss his own natural b.o. But, perhaps his ex-wife got him a few gems before departure (Etro's Messe dr Minuit?).
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    Different Company's Bergamot!
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    No CDG Guerrilla spywork yet?

    Was hoping someone on the inside would've been able to check these out and report back (available to the masses mid-June?). Looks interesting in print, anyway.

    Guerrilla 1 notes
    top: Pear,...
  4. Re: Help! What Italian cologne: smoke and dried fr

    Thanks so much for your suggestions - many more for me check out! I'm thinking (after googling) it might've been Acqua Di Genova (first created in 1853) - not particularly expensive after all,...
  5. Re: Help! What Italian cologne: smoke and dried fr

    Nope, but I'll check it out - thanks!
  6. Help! What Italian cologne: smoke and dried fruit?

    I had a tester of complicated scent that smelled of burning wood and dried fruit among other notes. I couldn't decide whether really I liked it at the time, but many scents later, I think I'd love it...
  7. Re: The ones that are so good you bought them agai

    Blenheim Bouquet forever.
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    Re: Tea For Two - a scent to impress?

    I'm afraid I'm another one who is not a huge fan of this one - too sweet for me. I'm also a huge tea-drinking fan, and the best I've found scent-wise is Sud Pacifique - Ecume de Thé. I also happen to...
  9. Retaining first notes of Angelique Sous Pluie?

    So very frustrating - those first magical notes of rain on rocks in Malle's Angelique Sous Pluie dissipates so very quickly into a sort of mild-mannered Bulgari White Tea. Has anyone tried an...
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    Re: best grapefruit....

    Patricia de Nicolai - Balle de Match Eau de Sport
    Very fresh and true to the bittersweet grapefruit (on my wish list!)
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    Re: Mystery frangrance(s) at Barneys in LA?

    Thanks Chris - you were right! I found them interesting. Will try to hunt down a smaller size (if it exists). Appreciate the description addresses too. Leaning toward the Bois D'Argent (or was it Eau...
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    Mystery frangrance(s) at Barneys in LA?

    Went in today to pick up a Comme Des Garcons Kyoto as well as Man 2 deoderant (the best!). While there at Barneys, also spied on the top shelf (in the mens fragrance section) three large plain...
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    Mystery frangrance(s) at Barneys in LA?

    Went in today to pick up a Comme Des Garcons Kyoto as well as Man 2 deoderant (the best!). While there at Barneys, also spied on the top shelf (in the mens fragrance section) three large plain...
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    Suggestions for office mate?

    I've been speaking to her about how much I enjoy this site and I thought I'd check into the women's section to ask you all for any suggestions you might have (don't know women's fragrances very...
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    Re: Designer Deodorants

    Working in an office situation where several people are sensitive to scents, I've found designer deoderants to be a good solution. I personally can enjoy the scent when I apply it in the morning, and...
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    Under-eye moisturizers?

    Necessity or not (?) - always ridiculously expensive.
    Any recommendations (and when to apply)? Thanks!
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    Re: Any really nice grapefruit scents?

    No one mentioned (perhaps I missed it) my very favorite grapefruit scent: Nicolai's Balle de Match Eau de Sport. Not sure if it's long lasting, but somewhat affordable at $60.
    Creeds Pamplemousse is...
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    Hair Loss: Propecia vs Dutasteride/Avodart?

    Wasn't sure if this particular subject was taboo in this section (did a search and found nothing here...), but thought I'd give it a try, since it certainly pertains to grooming. Any opinions on use...
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    Montale's "Greyland"?

    Could not find anything about this one at all. A very dry (almost bitter, slightly burned) wood scent that I "think" I like a lot... a little heavier than my usual fare. Anyone have any info? Perhaps...
  20. Thread: Creed

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    Re: Creed

    Had indeed gotten a VERY different smelling bottle of Pamplemousse from an ebay seller, and had a nightmare time trying to get my money back (finally did). The bottle and box were slightly different...
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    Re: Montale Perfumes

    Any new input on these? They sound heavier in general - swet as well? Obtaining some samples (all I can spring for at the moment). Which vetiver does their vetiver most lean toward (i.e. Creeds...
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    Re: L'eau D'Issey???

    Ended up finding and buying the "Souffle" version (one summer season variety), that does not go sour (aka urine) on me like the regular one - body chemistry, I guess. It lasts longer than I sometimes...
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    Facial hair dye success?

    Don't mind the grey on my head. but patchiness on goatee and mustache is problematic. Have been using Just for Men (somewhat easy five minute to do twice a week, and applying lightly to leave some...
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    Re: recc's for young, fresh, care free

    I second Creed's Vetiver Original; Also Bond #9 Eau de New York "Inspired by the high-speed, sense-awakening energy of New York, Eau de New York is captivatingly sexy, enticing, racy. The...
  25. Re: The great chef's aromas - Bernard Loiseau

    You could try
    loiseau@relaischateaux.com to contact the store for more info. Didn't know about the lost star and suicide. There was no date on the ozmos.com website - obviously a bit dated... thanks...
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    Re: Aqua Di Roma Uomo

    Although this one sounds nice (I'll have to try it - a little nervous about the possible vanilla note), my very favorite grapefruit scent is Nicolai's Balle de Match Eau de Sport ($60 US). Much...
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    Re: David Beckham Instinct

    Sounds interesting enough (despite tacky/cornball celebrity branding). ANYONE out there tried it yet?
  28. The great chef's aromas - Bernard Loiseau

    http://www.osmoz.com/mag/fiche_reportage1.asp?ID=168&CATEGORIE=REPORT&LANGUE=en

    Stumbled upon this, and wanted to check in and see if anyone has checked out and sampled Bernard Loiseau's "eaux de...
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    Re: My own Au Revoir to Serge Lutens

    Thanks for further suggestions - I'll give them a try (I was hoping to shrink my wish list!)
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    Re: Bulgari The Vert: For a man ??!!

    Also don't find it to be too feminine - a nice alaternative to the usual sandlewood drydown that too many men's fragrances seem to rely on. I had bought the Blanc version, which was nice, but ended...
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    My own Au Revoir to Serge Lutens

    The packaging is simple and elegant (even enjoy the beautiful ghostly Aisian woman with her long scarf).The scents are not for me, I guess - and that's what makes horse races! I recognize the...
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    Re: Anyone know about La Base

    Well... totally want it. Yes, it's way overpriced (as most all colognes are - 20 cents for the contents of the juice?), but I find it long-lasting, clean and fresh. Have to admit, it's really one of...
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    Re: Artsy fragrance

    None - let the work sell itself (although a deoderant is important - CDG 2 Man is a personal favorite and will be worn to my own opening this weekend). Low-key IS the key. Have fun, good luck, and...
  34. Re: Looking for a light, everyday (office) cologne

    Blenheim Bouquet (favorite)
    L'Eau par Kenzo (too clean?)
    Guerlain L'Herba Fresca (mint)
    L'Eau D'Issey (sample first - goes sour on some, like myself; needed to get the Souffle version - I think...
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    Re: bitter & herbal & green

    To answer the mate question, I do occasionally drink it (can be bought loose at most health food stores in the US) when I need a major jolt (stronger than any other tea I've had). The scent is...
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    Praise for CdG Man 2 - deodorant

    Stopped into Sephora, and was happy to sample Commes des Garcons 2 MAN, which was very different from the first Commes des Garcons 2. More similar to the incense series, Kyoto maybe? Wanted to try it...
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    Re: Sisley Eau de Campagne

    VERY short lived. Even the sales person confessed its fleeting quality. Otherwise like it a lot, but couldn't bring myself to buy it. Perhaps an oive oil moisturiser before would help.
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    Re: La Base for men

    One of my very favorites (sampled only, unfortunately). Way expensive, but fresh, light - perfect for the summer. Beautifully made combination of notes. A wonderful everyday scent. Wish I could find...
  39. Any experience w/ LV home ambiance sprays?

    Saw and tried both in the store (about $50 ea). The two they had available were Spezie and Piper Nigrum. Kind of mistrust home sprays as beleiving them to be short-lived. Any experience with LV's...
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    Re: Everyone name one stinker!

    Fun thread - enjoy how we're definitely all over the place! Would have to agree w/ Joop (the winner/loser, it looks like). Diptique's L'Autre is nasty B.O. (not mentioned here yet).
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    Re: speaking of wallets...

    The bi-fold is easiest for me, but also needs to include change pocket w/ flap - much better to deal instead of the pocket pool routine of trying to figure out what change is what and eventually...
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    Re: most trusted names in fashion?

    I read "trusted" to be the designers/design houses that consistantly interest/amuse me. Probably because spending for clothes is prohibitve in my finacial situation, I'm only looking most of the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    1. L'eau par Kenzo
    2. L'eau D'issey pour Homme
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    Re: A Three Man Fragrance Show

    Congrats - more power to you! (someones got to break the cycle)
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