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    Re: Yardley Citrus and Wood

    I can't answer that; I haven't tried Boisee. I've got Homme and the Pininfarina version and it's nothing like that, if that helps?
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    Re: Yardley Citrus and Wood

    The women's scent. It doesn't come off as too feminine (on me anyway).
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    Re: Fresh fragrance with insanely projection

    +1 for Horizon - Guy Laroche

    lasts forever, projects for miles and has a distinctive fresh scent.
  4. Re: Which fragrance immediately gives you confidence?

    Fougeres generally make me feel more confident, as do distinguished chypres.

    However, when I know I'm going to have a real battle on my hands (at work, say) I wear Drakkar Noir. Not by the...
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    Re: Equipage by Hermes

    I normally soak up fragrances despite not having particularly dry skin. I found that the sillage for Equipage wasn't huge, but to me it's such a refined scent I only really wear it if I'm in offices...
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    Yardley Citrus and Wood

    Despite the awful weather in SE England at the moment, I've been trying to find the best frag for spring.

    I got a good deal on ADP Assoluta, and it is fantastic stuff. I've also been wearing O de...
  7. Re: Is Lanvin L'Homme anything like Arpege pH?

    I can also recommend L'Homme Sport, which isn't really a sport fragrance at all, and is great quality for the price. I picked up a brand new tester for less than £10.

    Arpege is great, too, I have...
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    Re: Tobacco and coffee

    Maybe try Accord Boise by Ajmal. I picked this up blind recently and the coffee note is not overpowering. No tobacco per se, but it has a similar feel as some tobacco scents (IMHO) because of the...
  9. Thread: Marbert Man

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    Marbert Man

    Yes, really!

    Firstly, I've seen it in two current-looking bottles, one (the one I didn't buy) is called Marbert Man Classic - any German basenoters know if there's any difference?

    Secondly, and...
  10. Thread: Bogner help?

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    Re: Bogner help?

    http://thumbs.ebaystatic.com/pict/160723244412_1.jpg

    That pic may not work, I've linked it from the listing so it may be too much bandwidth for them. It's definitely the same bottle as listed on...
  11. Re: So is there a point in buying Animale Animale if I already really enjoy A*Men?

    Yeah, I was asked if I was wearing Angel the last time I wore Animale Animale. That said, it is good stuff, I don't know if I'm into my gourmands enough to pull it off with confidence.
  12. Re: If you had to have only ONE scent in your life..

    I'd like to say a +1 for Equipage, for its versatility and sheer class. I love many, many scents but if I was forced to pick one, logic would dictate it was a classy, versatile one. And Equipage is...
  13. Thread: Bogner help?

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    Bogner help?

    Hey everybody.

    I've just purchased a bottle of Bogner Man Classic, and after a long search I can find little about it anywhere online. The Basenotes entry with the same bottle lists it as Bogner...
  14. Re: just for fun - what's your most hated fragrance

    Davidoff Echo.

    "Living liquid air"? Blechhhh. The kind of oxygen-zapping chemi-bomb aquatic that makes me heave.

    I'd rather endure something natural-smelling and foul, like eau de dog turd....
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    Rasasi Royale pour homme - anyone tried?

    Notes as listed from rasasi.com: top geranium, lavandin, middle cinnamon, cedarwood, bottom patchouli, amber and moss.

    The blurb on their website is a little OTT (but hey, OTT never stopped me...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Prada Candy

    I tried this yesterday, and it reminded me very much of Dior Homme but without the lipstick note. Almost like the iris was sweetened and sharpened.

    It was pretty nice, actually. I was surprised....
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    Re: Prada Amber Intense

    I tested this one and loved it but have yet to fork out for a full bottle. Maybe I should lay off buying so many used bottles on ebay and then I could buy FBs.
  18. Re: What was your 1ST bottle of cologne that you ever own? When did you purchase it? Let's all share

    You guys are all way cooler than me. Although I stole some of my dad's Kouros my first purchase ever was Faberge Fusion. My second was Cerruti Image. My third I think was either Ghost Man or Armani...
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    Re: What's your favorite Pepper Fragrance

    Burberry London (fabric covered bottle). The opening is all pepper to me. There is no real dry-down, so I just reapply for another pepper blast. Great fun, and cheap.
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    Re: Lauder Brasil Dream for Men

    I've got this and it's gonna be my SOTD. It is excellent stuff. I'm no good at describing frags, but to me it's what a summer version of Michael Kors would smell like. Nothing aquatic in there, but a...
  21. Re: Coconut AND Masculine (Well, Not too Feminine, at least)

    Agreed
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    Re: Prada Intense

    I love this scent. I just can't afford to pull the trigger on a bottle at retail price, and there's precious little of it about on eBay. I'll wait 'til the winter, then splurge. I reckon this will...
  23. Re: Any Other Fans of Mäurer + Wirtz Tabac Original Out There?

    Count me in. Excellent stuff. I have heard the EDT is sharper than the EDC or aftershave, but as I've only got the aftershave I can't comment. The APD is good stuff too, long lasting fragrance and it...
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    Re: Armand Basi Silver Nature

    Thanks guys. Much appreciated.
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    Armand Basi Silver Nature

    Has anyone tried this? Trawling the web, one person likens it to Gucci Envy, while another likens it to joop!

    Fragrantica says this: Modern and comfortable composition belongs to oriental-fougere...
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    Re: Fragrance for an eightysomething woman?

    Thank you all for your replies. It's given me a lot to go on! I'll have to try out some of the suggestions.

    Unfortunately I can't take her shopping as she lives in soggy Scotland and I live in...
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    Fragrance for an eightysomething woman?

    I'm stumped. I know we all see reviews for scents that pass them off as only suitable for the elderly, but now that I want to buy a fragrance for my grandmother (who doesn't have a signature scent...
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    Re: Force Majeure (1998) by Jacques Bogart

    This is currently £6 on EBay in the UK, but somehow I'm not sure enough to pull the trigger. I wouldn't normally hesitate at this price, but the descriptions haven't set me alight.
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    Adolfo Dominguez - Bambu

    From Fragrantica.com:
    Edition for men Bambu Hombre takes us to a green and dynamic fragrant world with strength in natural energy—in herbs, water and clean air. The main inspiration for this...
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    Re: SoTD: Thursday, April 14, 2011

    I'm having a slight problem choosing a SOTD. I put on some Jean Couturier 12 yesterday, topped it up after a shower, and am basking in the drydown now. (Not working today, lounging and loafing this...
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    Re: Aramis/Lauder Fragrances

    I bought a small (10 or 15 ml) bottle of Lauder Men on eBay recently. Lauder are doing a box set of miniatures and someone had split the pack. I wasn't interested in the likes of Pleasures etc. so it...
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    Re: best "clean-cut" fragrance

    Rive Gauche, Azzaro, Paco Rabanne, Prada Amber, yes, yes, yes and yes.

    I disagree with the suggestion of YSL PH though; it's got a clean/dirty vibe to it that is very French cosmopolitan and less...
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    Poll: Re: chanel egoiste vs. prada amber pour homme

    Egoiste is a better fragrance but I find myself wearing the Prada far more often. Egoiste is heavy stuff and not always suitable for work, IMHO. Whereas Prada Amber smells clean, inoffensive and...
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    Re: Al-Rehab Khaliji - er... wow.

    I've got a few of the roll-on oils, I bought them from eBay. There are a number of sellers that do them, but I've had excellent customer service from an eBay shop called al-munarrawah (sp?) who are...
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    Re: Which fragrances are sexy on women?

    +1 for Hugo Deep Red, and Opium.

    My ex wears Jungle L'Elephant and it is very distinctive, but I'm sure if I'd never smelled it before it would pique my interest.

    I can also suggest Kenzo...
  36. Thread: Kenzo Boisee

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    Re: Kenzo Boisee

    It may not be a groundbreaking scent, but I get loads of compliments when I wear it. (I bought a 10ml spray from eBay). I normally get very little longevity with Kenzo frags, but this one isn't too...
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    Re: Davidoff Echo

    I have to admit this is my most hated frag. Can not stand it. It's so sharp it gives me headaches, and that has never happened to me with any other scent before. Sorry, just my opinion, FWIW.
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    Re: Review: YSL Live Jazz

    I'm not getting it. I mean, I got it, I'm wearing it; the thing is that all I'm getting is coriander. Maybe it's my skin, maybe it's my nose, but it is drowning everything else out and it's making me...
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    Re: Im going on holiday...

    I could only find Platinum Egoiste at duty free - if you can find Egoiste then buy it. Where are you flying from/to? The duty free might have a website you can check.
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    Poll: Re: Best rose scent for men?

    +1 Davidoff Zino
  41. Re: Chance of Job Promotion- Fragrance Opinions?

    Lauder for Men, worn lightly. Very formal.
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    Poll: Re: classics poll

    Egoiste is lovely, but a bit too cloying at times. Kouros, worn lightly, is more versatile. Hence my vote for the Super K.
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    Re: Lapidus Pour Homme smells like......

    A similar scent, without the obvious pineapple note, is Al-Rehab's 'Lord'. Available very cheaply, it's worth testing side by side with LpH. (Which, incidentally, I love)
  44. Re: Vintage Brut, the business drift and recommendatins on lesser-known aromatic fougeres

    Open is indeed a very good juice. I had a bottle but it suited my father so well I let him have it. He has worn Paco Rabanne (almost, but not quite exclusively) for years. He now wears Open more...
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    Re: Fragrances You Would Not Wear In Public

    Probably some of the cheapies. Although I'm more than happy to wear Brut, Brut Alaska, Brut Musk, Mandate, Blue Stratos, et al outside the house, I wouldn't wear Cofinluxes's Taxi (my SOTE), Umbro...
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    Re: Best bargain you've ever found?

    From eBay, Chanel Egoiste, £6 for 3/4 full bottle!
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    Re: You can only keep 5 from your collection..

    Really hard. Looking through my wardrobe, it would have to be:

    Fresh: Guy Laroche Horizon
    Casual: Estee Lauder Brasil Dream for men
    Work: Azzaro PH
    Making me feel good: Zino Davidoff,...
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    Re: Favorite Evening / Post Work Frags

    Good stuff!

    I like a really hot shower and then something comforting. At the moment it's good old Old Spice (Fresh Lime or regular), sometimes it's an attar I've picked up. Sweet scents I wouldn't...
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    Nope, never tried them. I enjoy blind buying and investigating new scents. I can do this at the budget end of the spectrum or with the odd eBay bargain so I really don't want to develop a taste for...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Absolute....Any Opinions

    It's very good stuff but it's very different to the original. Try it first!
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    Re: Coconut Fragrance Recommendations?

    +1 for this. Imagine the scent of caribbean coconut rice - that type of coconut, but obviously without the scent of rice. Long-lasting and very coconutty. I picked a half-bottle up on eBay and I'm...
  52. Re: If you could have one super-popular male frag in your wardrobe, what would it be?

    Keeping strictly to the rules, it would have to be Cool Water. Which I do enjoy, but don't own because people have actually asked me not to wear it. It's instantly recognisable, and as such suffers...
  53. Re: Bored and feel like blind buying something cheap.. (Arpege vs Silver Scent)

    I haven't tried Silver Scent, but I have Arpege and although my skin eats fragrance, I don't have problems with longevity with a decent application.

    It's also garnered me some unsolicited...
  54. Re: Need a cheaper Vanilla based fragrance for a young guy

    +1 from me
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    Re: Best Fragrance for a Cruise in the Bahamas

    Aramis Bermuda Tonic.
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    Re: "Churchy" smell fragrance

    Gucci PH smells churchy to me. I haven't tried any of the others listed.

    (ETA: Apart from Bijan men)
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    Re: Should I buy the Luca Turin book?

    See, I'm kinda influenced by this - I've read reviews of things I like and it can affect how I perceive them. I don't want to find myself disliking all the scents I already have because I've been...
  58. Re: The driest, spiciest fragrance you can think of?

    +1 for Jacomo de Jacomo. Very dark, very dry.

    Or maybe Encre Noire (PH)?
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    Re: Le Male Knock off

    Tonino Lamborghini's Mitico is a good Le Male 'version'. Wouldn't go so far as to call it a 'copy' but it lasts and is recognisable as Le Male.

    Available very cheaply if you're into blind buys.
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    Should I buy the Luca Turin book?

    Morning all

    I've seen a lot of references to 'Perfumes, The A-Z Guide' by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez on these boards. However, some have been positive and others disparaging.

    Is it worth...
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    Re: sexy follow-up to Burberry London?

    I was very tempted by Kouros, but it's a love-it or hate-it frag. I guess I'll go with M7 then!
    (She already knows I have a smallish collection, so wouldn't be surprised by me wearing something...
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    sexy follow-up to Burberry London?

    Ok. Here's the scenario. I'm seeing someone I haven't seen for a while, for the second night running. Last night London was very well received.

    I have the choice of the following sexy (IMHO) frags...
  63. Re: If you were to pick just one fragrance - all weather, day and night, for every occasion

    +1 for Azzaro PH
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    Re: Pino Silvestre question

    Thank you paolo74 and Dimitrios!
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    Pino Silvestre question

    Hi all

    I've been looking to blind-buy a bottle of Pino Silvestre, and have seen two different versions online.

    The first is the standard bottle manufactured by Mavive, and is available from the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I like big powerhouse scents, but if I want positive comments and women burying their head in my shoulder at inopportune moments it has to be Guy Laroche's Horizon.
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    Poll: Re: Between cinnamon

    Jacques Bogart 'Witness'. Seriously. So much cinnamon!
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Powerhouse Poll

    Wow, this had me really stumped. Took me ages to decide between the last three. I chose Azzaro as a personal favourite, but Drakkar is fantastic and Paco Rabanne is my father's signature scent (love...
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    Re: Gift suggestions please?

    Thanks again for all your suggestions - Hypnotic Poison smells divine and I might yet buy that too. I settled on Kenzo Amour Le Parfum (gold bottle) and it is a much richer and less sweet version of...
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    Re: Gift suggestions please?

    Thanks for all your suggestions! I'll try these out.
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    Gift suggestions please?

    Hi all.
    I'm looking for a little help. I have a large collection of fragrances but I know next-to-nothing about women's scents. I have a friend who wears delicious heady orientals but I'm looking...
  72. Re: Angel Schlesser Oriental Edition? Anyone any experience?

    http://www.tkmaxx.com/beauty/homme-oriental-edition/invt/42224683/

    I bought it from here for a princely £10 plus delivery. Don't know if they'll deliver abroad though. Beautiful fragrance.
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    Re: best and worst blind purchases

    I buy nearly everything blind. The best I'm not sure of right now but the worst by far has got to be Bogart. Ironically, it's one of those that to me smells good out of the bottle but god-awful on my...
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    Re: Today I bought - January 2010

    Escada EDP mini, Givenchy Gentleman (new), Pierre Cardin, Bijan, Zino Davidoff, Roger & Gallet Open, Dirty English, Krizia Moods mini, Encre Noire, Portos, Red for men mini, Homme de Cafe and Quorum...
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