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    Re: "Less is more" --your interpretation

    From a personal viewpoint, it can also mean (even if just to a much lesser extent) limiting the wardrobe to 2-3, 5-6 basic essentials that can be pretty much be rotated during most of the year, for...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017

    SOTE: Zeus EDP by Kelsey Berwin
  3. Re: Which of your scents bloom in the coldest weather?

    Among the masculines (and, with apologies in advance if being somewhat off-topic, probably also more or less, even if just remotely, unisex choices) currently in the wardrobe:

    Habit Rouge EDT and...
  4. Re: Penhaligon's fragrance for mother, help needed

    Seconding particularly Juniper Sling and Castile
  5. Re: How actors use perfume to get into character

    Thank you for sharing, have enjoyed reading this- on a certain level, always perceived that fragrances are a relatively pleasant and easy way to assume a character, almost to put on a show as well...
  6. Re: Winter inoffensive woody cologne for 22 years old

    Possibly also, in no particular order:

    Chopard Noble Cedar, Zara Cedarwood, Solo Loewe Cedro, Azzaro Visit and Bright Visit, Yardley Citrus&Wood, Guerlain Homme Eau Boisee, Cartier Declaration...
  7. Re: Any Men using Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme?I really like it,it is very similar to Noir Extreme.Opini

    While personally not having used this one so far, could definitely relate to this particular situation based to two main reason: sufficiently good quality to be worn by anyone irrespective of the...
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    Re: Myrrh Mania

    Having very limited experience with this particular note, did not get to know this in a much better and more accomplished shape apart from Eau Sauvage Parfum, possibly with Ambre Sultan, Fahrenheit...
  9. Re: Fragrance changed for the better in storage?

    Apart from surviving aging quite well, even the ones in splash bottles, did not notice any fragrance older than 10, 20, 25 years etc. in the bottle improving significantly over age and/or developing...
  10. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of Zara Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017

    Zara Vetiver
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    Re: Fragrance for my dad

    Also adding Duc de Vervins and Duc de Vervins L'Extreme to the suggestions list
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    Re: Luxurious Cigarette Pack Scent

    Among the very inexpensive ones smelling (quite paradoxically) fairly luxurious would also add CHH Tobacco, fragrances from the Zara Tobacco Collection, Bogart pour Homme, Eau des Baux
  14. Re: Can you suggest any good men winter fragrance?

    Possibly also: Rochas Man, Dior Homme Intense, Mugler Pure Havane
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    Re: Special Night Out, options?

    Another vote for Eau Noire or perhaps Eau Sauvage Parfum, Fahrenheit Absolute or Fahrenheit Parfum from the same house
  16. Re: SEEKING cheapie incense fragrance with longevity and sillage?Does it exist

    Not necessarily a cheapi, but still quite inexpensive and good quality for incense notes with substantial hints of leather and fougere: Van Cleef and Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st November, 2017

    SOTE: Pino Silvestre
  18. Re: What is your "mildly very important day" fragrance?

    Either Spicebomb or Spicebomb Extreme sound both quite appropriate as such fragrance choices, personally if having to wear anything for such occasion, it would be pretty much anything from the...
  19. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6-7 sprays of Jaguar for Men
  20. Re: Fresh,Citrus,Herbal,Lemony,Fresh,Barbershop, Italian Style Fragrance With Good Longevity?

    Possibly ADP Colonia Assoluta, parts of the Xerjoff Shooting Stars, particularly Nio as well as from the 1861 range, Gucci Nobile, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche for actually Italian choices.

    While...
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    Re: Lemon in summer

    Easily versatile during the entire year, at least from a personal viewpoint and at the very least all the ones mentioned
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st November, 2017

    Jaguar for Men
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    Re: Best pick for all occasions

    Based on this list alone, particularly Montblanc Individuel, Moschino Uomo, Valentino Uomo, Boss Bottled Intense
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th November, 2017

    SOTE: Lapidus pour Homme
  25. Re: Best current fragrances with restricted ingredients like oakmoss?

    Khaliji by Al Rehab (while it may or may not contain restricted ingredients, its notes seem somehow more natural, more "raw" and unadulterated smelling than other of its contemporary counterparts)...
  26. Re: Fragrances that smelled way different on other people compared to when you wear them?

    Fragrances not exactly on a list on a list of personal favorites (in fact quite the opposite most of the time) do happen to smell bearable and even somewhat pleasant on some other people,...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th November, 2017

    Chopard Mille Miglia
  28. Re: Which fragrance smells similar to Dior Homme edt drydown ?

    Possibly also Pierre Cardin Iris Sauvage among the very inexpensive ones
  29. Re: Newbie clinging to an old sample looking for alternatives

    Welcome to Basenotes!

    Perhaps you might also like to test more from the house of La Martina, particularly Hombre.
    Other houses worth sampling more from could include, in no particular order:...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th November, 2017

    SOTE: Ginepro Nero
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th November, 2017

    One Man Show
  32. Poll: Re: Blind buy: Azzaro Acteur vs VCA pour homme vs VCA Tsar vs kouros

    From this list: yet another vote for Van Cleef&Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: Which fragrance smells "Golden"?

    Possibly also Lapidus pour Homme- it does happen to have a very dense, rich, opulent texture, perhaps akin to old leather goods decorated with gold threads
  34. Re: Have a look at my Ernest Beaux collection :)

    Congratulations, enjoy and thanks for sharing with us- what breathtakingly beautiful renditions of such timeless classics in this thread
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    Re: Question About Heavy Projectors

    Would most likely spray/splash on more sparingly, more cautiously but (again most likely) would already have the fragrance on by the time of being in the car or, as a matter of fact, while leaving...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th November, 2017

    SOTE: Zara Ambre Noble
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    Re: Grief and (perfume) gifting

    From a personal viewpoint alone, if knowing someone good enough, including the fragrance tastes and if being absolutely certain (this may be the most difficult aspect) that gifting does not happen to...
  38. Re: How certain are you that your favorites won't change much over a 10+ year period?

    Certain ones, including the ones in a personal top 5, top 10 etc. will hardly ever or likely never change, names like Armani Eau pour Homme, Knize Ten, Blenheim Bouquet and a few more like these will...
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    Re: Oils vs. Sprays

    Never had any problems wearing fragrance oils, nor any oily or otherwise weird, unpleasant, disagreeable sensations on the nose, including the scent performance being (personally speaking) never...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th November, 2017

    Pino Silvestre
  41. Re: I知 in a weird spot...nothing I want, not a clue for Christmas

    Any particular house (possibly great niche, but also resourceful, creative designers) which could change the situation with a fairly diversified- as previous posters so wisely and thoughtfully...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Decided to join the sync with Floris Elite, a dark, complex and mysterious fougere-incense-tobacco scent among the few not really appropriate, perhaps too formal, festive and intricately challenging...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th November, 2017

    SOTE: Floris Elite
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Working from home, this may be a difficult choice, having worn most fragrances owned at some point in the home office- possibly only with the exception of something that formal and exclusive it would...
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    Re: Gift Suggestions

    Perhaps also Eau des Baux, Grey Vetiver EDP, Chanel pour Monsieur Concentree, Van Cleef&Arpels pour Homme, Yves Rocher Cuir Vetiver, L'Erbolario Ginepro Nero
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    Re: CHRISTMAS present for my FATHER?

    Seconding especially Chergui from this list and also adding Ambre Sultan from the same house
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    Re: Help me decide on my next purchase!

    From this list: JV Vintage and Guerlain L'Instant EDP
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    Re: what are some best oud perfumes?

    Personally had some of the best oud experiences with LM Black Oud, as well as the (more or less disparate) oud notes in the more recent Habit Rouge fragrance range
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th November, 2017

    Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche
  50. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    11 dabs from a splash bottle of Grey Flannel
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th November, 2017

    SOTE: Grey Flannel
  52. Re: Chanel Antaeus Help Me Decide To Purchase Or Not...

    Yet another, though admittedly belated, personal recommendation in favor of this one- a true designer powerhouse classic luckily still on the market
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    Re: Slight floral vetiver?

    Perhaps also Zara Vetiver
  54. Re: I need a freshie that is more masculine than Mugler Cologne.

    Possibly also:

    Vetiver Hombre by Adolfo Dominguez, YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme, Yardley Citrus&Wood, Zara Norrland, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche, Azzaro pour Homme 2013 Summer Edition
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th November, 2017

    Jaguar for Men
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    Re: Need Vetiver advise

    From a personal viewpoint, always perceived Guerlain Vetiver as a more smoky, resinous, powdery but still not entirely dark nor too spicy vetiver, however the ones like Adolfo Dominguez Vetiver...
  57. Re: On a Buying Spree - looking for powerhouse crowd pleasers

    Also Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir- availability may be more difficult/sketchy at this point, yet another great "neo-powerhouse" often underrated and overlooked
  58. Re: Things I've learned: Some advice for newbies

    Thanks for sharing and posting: very useful and highly interesting, knowledgeable guidelines for anyone into fragrances, irrespective of being a newbie or more experienced with this hobby
  59. Re: Suggest a scent that WOWs me - 27 year Male

    Also adding Eau des Baux
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    Re: Life after Love

    Thanks for sharing, lucky boyfriend with exquisite fragrance tastes (even if this fragrance may not have been his first choice, only the mere fact that his fragrance habits started likely with this...
  61. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    The new, almost completely different Givenchy Gentleman:

    no more leather, animalic, "sweaty cumin" and also few to no patchouli notes in this one, as with the new Trussardi Uomo, all the...
  62. Re: On a Buying Spree - looking for powerhouse crowd pleasers

    Also adding:

    Lapdius pour Homme,
    TDH Parfum,
    the summer flankers (be they 2013 or later) of Azzaro pour Homme and also Azzaro pour Homme L'Eau,
    Boucheron pour Homme EDP,
    Rive Gauche pour...
  63. Re: If You Had to Have A Signature Scent, What Would It Be?

    Armani Eau pour Homme, no questions asked (including with regards to price, vintage/reformulation etc.)
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    Re: Complete newbie in fragrances, help?

    Adding as further suggestions: TDH Eau Tres Fraiche, Cartier Roadster, Mugler Cologne- some of these being appropriate crossovers into more casual wear
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    Re: Life after Love

    So far, did sadly not manage to find many (or, in fact, any significant) replacement for past loves like Joint by Roccobarocco, Spazio Krizia by Krizia, Davidoff Relax, Gucci Nobile and a few more...
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    Re: Popular Fragrances gone Niche

    Tending to consider that, unless the same brands releasing this fragrances also found/create/establish a designer exclusive/niche/non-mainstream brand/house and then start to only release them...
  67. Re: About wonderful, better say stunning, l Iceberg Man from 2015...

    Thank you for sharing this recommendation with us, Iceberg being a fragrance brand quite easily available and also quite inexpensive where I live for some reason, this definitely advances to an...
  68. Re: Bleu de Chanel or Allure sport eau extreme

    If having to choose only one among these, in order of personal preference, would go for and thus also recommend Allure Sport Eau Extreme, followed by Bleu EDP if the first option should be...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th November, 2017

    SOTE: R&G Open
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    Re: Inaugural Spritz

    The most recent inaugural spritz was probably from a Perry Ellis 360 Red bottle received as a gift lately-did enjoy it, especially given the good quality at a more than affordable asking price
    ...
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    Re: CK Shock or Hanae Mori HM EDP?

    From a personal viewpoint alone: CK Shock
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    Re: Vintage: Bottles or Giftsets?

    If having to buy any vintage fragrance and really wanted to get that particular fragrance, would personally choose either without any clear, distinctive preference, possibly with a marginal...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th November, 2017

    Happy birthday Hednic!


    Wearing Bogart "Signature" today
  74. Re: How can i make perfume last all day? Where are the best spots to spray?

    Usually, the scent performance and if it already lasts and projects even with fewer applications is a good indicator whether it will last, apart from that, the so best applications points personally...
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    Re: A longevity question

    Possibly also the unscented one by Dove might work
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    Re: What's missing from my wardrobe?

    Possibly Mugler Cologne and Burberry London
  77. Re: Favourite Night Out Fragrance Around Smokers

    Being personally a non-smoker, would perhaps only wear the strongest fragrances in current wardrobe (including the "tested" section), mostly powerhouses, gourmands and leathers, to counter as much...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th November, 2017

    SOTE: Zino Davidoff
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    Re: Trip to Krakow

    Would simply go with the cleanest and most versatile choices from this lineup, thus perhaps ADG Profumo or Prada L'Homme- remaining appropriate for both sightseeing/visiting throughout the day and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th November, 2017

    Avon Black Suede
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    Re: Christmas fragrances

    Possibly also Rochas Man, Eau des Baux
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    Re: anything better than Gucci Envy?

    Not necessarily better, however Carven Homme in terms of its overall development and outcome, YSL L'Homme Cologne Gingembre mainly for the ginger notes could at the very least come close
  83. Re: i like deakkar noir but the new reform is too weak- what about pasha by cartier????

    Also adding English Blazer by Yardley as yet another Drakkar Noir alternative, while rating the performance of the current Pasha as being still very good
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    Re: The best fragrance for each occasion.

    For school/work: Gucci pour Homme II

    For going out: Penhaligon's Endymion, Eau des Baux

    For weekends: Guy Laroche Horizon, 1881 Edition Blanche, Pino Silvestre
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th November, 2017

    SOTE: Habit Rouge EDP
  86. Re: Your thoughts on Jacomo for Men (2007)

    Remembering this, from far and in between past testings, as a both fresh but also slightly sweet fragrance and while agreeing it may not be outstanding, still easily outdoing what one may expect in...
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    Re: What fragrance can help relieve stress?

    Though not being an expert, in terms of actual aromatherapy, almost any essential oil/fragrance note which is used for a shooting effect even aside from any scenting function, while subjectively and...
  88. Re: Bentley Ferrari... What else is good car company must haves?

    Jaguar for Men (green bottle, preferably vintage with the wooden cap)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th November, 2017

    Giorgio for Men
  90. Thread: Hi All

    by Ken_Russell
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    Re: Hi All

    Hello and welcome. By the way, Eau de Cedre is indeed a great choice, worth being enjoyed especially for daytime wear.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th November, 2017

    SOTE: Boucheron pour Homme EDP
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    Re: CH Men at Office in Fall/Winter

    It is quite inoffensive and in fact on the smoother side to be perfectly acceptable and versatile for office wear, at from a personal viewpoint
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    Re: Going Gifting

    From L`Occitane she may perhaps like Arlesienne, Ambre Santal, the Pierre Hermes range, Terre de Lumiere, from Chanel, perhaps Cristalle EDP on the fresh citrus, Coco Noir on the gourmand, No. 19...
  94. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    7-8 sprays of One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th November, 2017

    One Man Show
  96. Thread: Arrg!!

    by Ken_Russell
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    Re: Arrg!!

    All the best for this fragrance order and enjoy your purchase, considering the great value and equally great price-quality ratio choices it includes
  97. Re: 'Must Have" "Full Bottle Worthy" Niche Fragrances..in your view

    From a personal viewpoint alone, at least, without being limited to:

    almost anything by Knize, Hugh Parsons, the Shooting Stars line by Xerjoff, Blenheim Bouquet, Opus 1870, Endymion and...
  98. Re: Does Weather have an impact on fragrance performance?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, noticed that the transition from cold weather to warm inside temperatures tends to ramp up the longevity and projection, while very warm weather tends on one hand to...
  99. Re: Your favorite Acqua di Parma for cooler weather?

    So far, had very good experiences with Assoluta in colder weather (not just winter temperatures, also quite appropriate for cold autumns and possibly springs as well)
  100. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 dabs from a splash bottle of Knize Ten
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