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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 23rd February, 2019

    Hermes Rocabar.
    Winter juniper berry goodness.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th August, 2018

    Hanae Mori HM EdP
  3. Re: Your favorite Eau De Cologne style scent (the style, not necessarily EdC concentration)

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: Masculine, Spiced Orange

    Something close:. L'Anarchiste, by Caron. Also, Noir Epices is good.
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    Re: Best aqua di Parma and montale

    Acqua di Parma Colonia and Colonia Assoluta
  6. Re: THIS Saturday July 14th. is CARON YATAGAN DAY!

    Yes, as Six Cats mentioned there is the heady and complex and still smooth "Third Man/ Le 3ème Homme." Also, there is "L'Anarchiste." Both good fragrances. Finally, there is "Impact," which is an...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    Caron Yatagan.
  8. Re: THIS Saturday July 14th. is CARON YATAGAN DAY!

    Happy Birthday, SixCats. I am enjoying Yatagan today. I like that all the masculine Caron's have punch and power and each differs from the other greatly. No "house note base" and nothing boring...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th May, 2018

    Floris JF
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th May, 2018

    Floris JF
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    Re: After a Grape Soda fragrance

    Versace Man for sure.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018

    82822

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st May, 2018

    Annick Goutal Duel
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    Re: What is your favorite lavender designer?

    Caron Pour un Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th May, 2018

    Scuderia Ferrari Red
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th May, 2018

    Chanel pour Monsieur (edT, 1955)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th May, 2018

    YSL Rive Gauche pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th May, 2018

    Cartier Declaration Eau Genereuse
  19. Re: Hey all! Whatcha think, CARON "YATAGAN" DAY ?

    SixCats, I will join the party.
    Yatagan in July 14

    Liberté, égalité, fraternité
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th May, 2018

    Gucci Pour Homme (the pencil shavings scent).
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th May, 2018

    Ysl m7
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (EdT, 1955)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st May, 2018

    Chanel Allure Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th April, 2018

    Caron pour Un Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd April, 2018

    Helmut Lang Cuiron
  26. Re: If YOU could change the ad campaign for ( insert fragrance name here )...?

    Not that it's recent, but the European print ad for M7 was gratuitous and unnecessary. Excellent fragrance, though.
  27. Re: The best "Fragrance/samples" I've (thus far) have recently tried.

    Chanel exclusifs:. Sycomore and Coromandel are worth trying.
  28. Re: Most evocative mens' fragrance of rainy melancholy?

    Strangely dark, but maybe not melancholic: Bandit by Piguet.
    Another winner: Diptyque Eau Lente
  29. Re: If You Had to Have A Signature Scent, What Would It Be?

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th March, 2018

    Noir Epices, by Frederic Malle
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    YSL M7
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: Gucci Envy - Anything similar?

    Floris Santal would work. Probably not so easy to find though.
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    Re: One House For the Rest of Your Life

    Chanel
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    Re: Unsweet formal and classy perfume for men

    My recommendation too.
  35. Re: What are some fragrances that strongly invoke a feeling?

    Vintage YSL M7: Staying home from school and taking cherry cough syrup. Surrounded by fragrant woods.

    Gucci Pour Homme: Campfire on Saturday night with friends.

    Frederic Malle Vetiver...
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    Changes Coming at Givenchy

    It's behind a paywall, but there are a limited number of free views per month.

    Reinventing Givenchy
    https://nyti.ms/2ypUYm1
  37. Re: How many bottles of cologne do you have and how often do you use each?

    I have 85 fragrance, of which 40 I rate as 4 or 5 stars. I cycle through most of those 40, one a day.
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    Re: Thoughts on Geir Ness?

    Their is nothing terribly feminine about it, IMO. I just don't find myself wearing it much.
  39. Re: Let's Play.......Which Single Fragrance Have You Bought The Most Bottles Of?

    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    (4 bottles since the 2000's)
  40. Re: Help me find this obscure 15 year old fragrance (Aventus predecessor?)

    This, maybe?
    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26152118.html

    I don't know when it was released.
  41. Re: Help me find this obscure 15 year old fragrance (Aventus predecessor?)

    This thread mentions many, many Vetiver fragrance names. Your memory might be jogged by reading it.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/436238-Vetiver-fragrance
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    Re: Davidoff Cool Water Reformulated?

    Try some Foris JF for a Cool Water-esque fragrance of good quality and longevity.
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Fragrances

    This house was spoken of all the time back when I joined BN. Piper Nigrum was all the rage. The hype died down, but this is still a good house. Uomo is your summer scent and Sandalo is an...
  44. Re: Any fragrances that smell like Sequoia National Park?

    The ionized air scent is pretty convincingly produced in the excellent Vetiver Extraordinaire.
    But... It doesn't meet the rest of your requirements and is way too expensive. Perhaps layering it...
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    Re: What's your Favorite Hermes Fragrance

    Rocabar
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    Re: What is Your 10/10

    Chanel pour Monsieur
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Gucci pour Homme (sadly discontinued)
  47. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I will happily take Chanel Bois des Isle from Mr LiveJazz, who possess a fine wardrobe.
  48. Re: What is the best Vetiver based fragrance that you have smelled?

    Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Favorite fall rotation scents

    Chanel pour Monsieur
    Gucci pour Homme
    M7
  50. Re: frags marketed to women but work great on men

    Definitely Chanel No. 19
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    Re: Any Floris JF Fans?

    Glad you are enjoying this house. I wore JF the other day and had forgotten how good the drydown is.
  52. Re: If you could meet any perfumer---present or past--who would it be?

    Jean Kerleo, Patou pour Home
    Henri Robert, Chanel pour Monsieur
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    Re: Let's talk about Chypres...

    "Tamed" though it may be, Chanel Pour Monsieur still smells very good to my nose. My bottles are from 2011or so. Less longevity than I would like. Still satisfying.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Chanel pour Monsieur (1955)
    Caron pour un Homme
    Gucci pour Homme (the pencil shavings / incense one)
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Patou pour Homme (discontinued)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th August, 2017

    Jo Malone 154 Cologne
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    Re: You can only keep 5 bottles...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955)
    Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Caron Pour un Homme
    Gucci Pour Homme
    Patou Pour Homme (vintage)

    May I thrown in a few decants? LOL
  57. Re: I am not a fan of summer fragrances or aquatics, but....

    One that is usually overlooked is Laguna Homme, by Salvador Dali.
    Not bad, and fits just the OP's category.
  58. Re: I've Fallen In Love With Sandalwood! Any Suggestions? The Creamier The Better!

    I didn't notice anyone recommend Lorenzo Villoresi Sandalo. Very nice alternative to the beautiful Tam Dao.
  59. Re: Summer Scent of the High Alps Recommendation?

    Swiss Army may be worth a try.
  60. Re: What are your top "heavy hitters" (please no sweet scents!) ?

    Antaeus
    Bandit (but it is a bit "much" for me)
    Aramis Havana
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    Yes, this is the contributor I miss the most, as well. He had a generous manner of writing, and what erudition! I am sorry to read that things turned difficult with him.
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    Re: Your favorite powder fragrances for men

    Caron pour un Homme
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    Re: Your favorite powder fragrances for men

    .....
  64. Re: How many bottles of Gueralin Vetiver (or flankers) do you own?

    I have 2 of the ribbed bottles, +1 more ribbed, almost empty. I have previously finished off a gold-capped bottle that smelled great. I still feel the juice in the ribbed bottles is very nice,...
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    Re: Why no love for Floris Patchouli??

    Floris is hard to find in stores. Also, while I think Santal and JF smell quite good, they are also mostly copies of previous popular fragances. Still, they smell great.
  66. Re: Fragrance that smells like red hots/big red (spicy cinnamon)?

    JHL
    Eau Lente

    Especially the first one.
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage EDT worth buying?

    The bottles from the late 2000's are very good, so I wouldn't worry too much. You will find a good bottle. The is a very classy scent with similarities to BdP and New York (Nicolai).
  68. Re: Can someone give me recommendations for niche summer fragrances?

    Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Etro Vetiver
    Acqua di Parma Colonia (citrus, but woods and rose too).
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th June, 2017

    Nicolai pour Home, by Parfums di Nicolai
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    Poll: Re: Your Favorite Diptyque

    Tam Dao, but Eau Lente is good also.
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    Re: Creed Millsime imperial

    There was a day on BN when the frequent question was, "Is my Creed fake?"

    It appears to be less of a concern now. I have an older bottle in gold exterior. Smells fine.
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    Re: Seeking advice

    New York by Parfums de Nicolai
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    Re: Next 'Discontinued' Creed?

    Posted by mistake.
  74. Re: whats the nicest smelling mens cologne you have ever smelt?

    I could list five awesome scents. I will stop at one that is hard to find in the USA:
    Chanel Pour Monsieur (not the Concentree version)
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    Re: Dior Homme Vs. Chanel Allure Pour Homme?

    Allure Homme is my preference
  76. Re: Which fragrance houses do you like the most?

    Chanel
    Acqua di Parma
    Lots of others, but wear Chanel more often than anything else.
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    Re: Fragrances you got for the holidays

    An Italian friend wanted to give me an Italian gift, so she gave me
    Scuderia Ferrari Red EdT.

    Not bad: A hint of Allure Homme in this one. I wouldn't have bought it for myself, but it is...
  78. Poll: Re: Male But Still Interested: Which Is Your Favourite Female Fragrance?

    Chanel No. 19
  79. Re: Héritage EDP new packaging: the end of the romance

    Have you tried New York, by Parfums de Nicolai? Not equivalent, but close enough to be worth trying. Excellent, at least as of the last bottle I bought.
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    Re: The best value in niche fragrances?

    Diptyque
    Eau Lente is a great winter scent.


    and also Parfums di Nicolai [at least they were; haven't bought in a while].
    PdN New York is first rate.
  81. Re: what defines an "italian style" fragrance?

    That would be my first recommendation too. LOVE Acqua di Parma Colonia.
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    Re: Tired of all my fragrances

    Just wear fragrances less often. I am way less rabid about frags now. I still enjoy them a lot. Wear more of what you really love and let the others stay in the drawer.

    Tim
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    Poll: Re: Rochas Man vs Hanae Mori

    For me, HM by a wide margin.
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    Re: Reformulated: Allure Homme Sport EDT

    I agree that the latest Allure Homme EdT is weaker than the original, and I am glad I stocked up on the original. The same trend is evident in Platinum Egoiste also. That said, the new formulas are...
  85. Re: Great Men's Fragrances that Feature Immortelle

    Definitely Eau Noire. :-)
  86. Re: Givenchy Vetyver - Not much chatter, no love?

    It's a good vetiver fragrance. I picked up the modern formulation and if I didn't already prefer Guerlain Vetiver from the 2008 timeframe I would use the Givenchy more. I don't find it stunning at...
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    Re: Acqua di Parma. Colonial or Essenza

    I still feel that the original Colonia is fantastic and the epitome of classy. Men's citrus-rose-oakmoss done right.
    Colonia Assoluta is also a wonderful modern interpretation of the original. ...
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    Re: best exclusive Creed?

    Vintage Tabarome (the one in the Private Collection)
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur: where to buy EDT

    Thanks very much for the tip about strawberrynet. I was unaware they had it. I am glad to hear they are a reliable seller.

    The last bottles I bought were found at the Duty Free USA store at the...
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi

    His scents tend to have less development over time than the better designer scents [this is an oversimplification, but useful], but they do seem to be made with very good ingredients. Sandalo is...
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    Re: Manly Chypre

    That one. :thumbup:
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    Re: Frederic Malle

    Just when I think that Niche is an over-hyped category, I recall the Frederic Malle line and realize there are some Niche houses that really are worth major discussion and exploration. These scents...
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    Re: Best Drugstore Fragrance?

    Aspen
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    Re: Chanel ANTAEUS request

    Mine EdT is probably not vintage, as it is from around 2005 or 2006.
    It has the long list of ingredients, ending with ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE.
    It has a bar code printed on the back of the box [13...
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    Re: HM Hanae Mori: Glorious Lemon

    One thing, though: I don't get the lemon so prominently in HM. Is the original poster referring to HM or HiM?
  96. Re: What is according to you the best men's Guerlain fragrance?

    Vetiver
    Heritage

    Both are very, very good.
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    Re: C'Mon Man...

    My vote has to go to the various flankers of Claiborne's "Curve". Curve Crush... C'mon man!
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/373372-Curve-Flanker-Thread


    Hey, there's a new men's fragrance name...
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    Re: HM Hanae Mori: Glorious Lemon

    I don't get a strong connection to Xeryus Rouge, though both have food notes.
    The Hanae Mori HM EdP is most excellent, and I feel it superior to XR.
    Also, the shower gel for HM is fantastic as...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

    Guerlain Heritage Eau de Toillette.
    I had forgotten how good this is.
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    Re: Philip B Nordic Wood

    Probably not the same, but have you tried the very inexpensive, yet attractive "Aspen" by Coty? One of my first frangrances. Quite nice.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120140.html
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