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  1. Re: Are there any fragrances in which ginger plays an important role?

    Bulgari Tygar


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    Re: Longevity Hacks

    Agree with this as I have found the same when applying something after work, it projects better and lasts longer as opposed to spraying in the morning after a shower.
  3. Re: How would you rate/review a perfume if .....

    Because I read other’s reviews and then become familiar with who has similar and different tastes than my own, I will occasionally use certain users reviews to decide if I want to try something or...
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    Re: Are any niche companies basically a scam?

    I'll throw Eight & Bob in the ring. I'm sure others like some of their offerings but nothing blew me away and the whole backstory sounds too good to be true.
  5. Re: August Fragrance Giveaway (CONUS)

    107925

    I'm partial to the exagerrated realism of Jacques Louis David, and I really like Socrates' defiance in the face of certain death.

    For a scent, I'll go with Cape Heartache from Imaginary...
  6. Re: New here - long time cologne user - looking modernize my collection - suggestions?

    You may already be aware but you can ask for samples of fragrances at Sephora, so that's an option too.

    For fresh/seduction, I think Artisan Pure is a pretty good start. I'll also throw in trying...
  7. Re: Best Ultra Cheap Beastmodes - Fresh, Clean & Masculine, Shower gel vibe.

    Spot on review. Glad you found some good things to like about it. It really is the closest scent representation of shower gel in edt form.


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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Submitted this 2016 release via contributor form:

    Hollister Socal for Men

    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Hollister/SoCal_Sport
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted this 2018 release via contributor form:

    Zara From Paris To New York for men

    https://www.zara.com/us/en/from-paris-to-new-york-120-ml-p20047658.html
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    Fahrenheit
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Lanvin Avant Garde
  11. Re: What do you do with the original box/presentation

    I keep them all but do not store the frags in them. I just keep them stored separately in case I end up selling them later. Some people like the box so might make an easier sale.
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    Re: Tom Ford - Tuscan Leather - Alternatives?

    +1 on Rasasi, extremely close match. Godolphin by Parfums de Marly and Oud Saphir are both excellent suggestions as well.

    Also, maybe try these which I find in the same realm:
    Aoud Leather by...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    PIcked up some clearance finds at TJ Maxx today:

    JV Dark Rebel 4.2 oz $14
    Mr Burberry Indigo Face Moisturerizer 2.5 oz $10
    Ferragamo Acqua Essenzial Shampoo/Shower Gel 6.75oz $7
    Commodity Tonka...
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    Re: YouTube Fragrance reviews

    Scent Land is still my favorite but I wish Lex Ellis would post reviews as reguraly as he used to. Also, I don't think any of them post on here regularly, not under their real names anyway. I know...
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    Re: Lemon Line alternative?

    First that came to my mind was Allure EB. L'Humaniste is another good recommendation. Maybe even Nio? Might be a stretch on that one.
  16. Re: Best Ultra Cheap Beastmodes - Fresh, Clean & Masculine, Shower gel vibe.

    Ah, ok. I definitely respect Jeremy’s take on performance so probably smart to trust his take on it over mine. I’ve also seen Jeremy’s spray routine so maybe I need to increase my sprays. That...
  17. Re: Best Ultra Cheap Beastmodes - Fresh, Clean & Masculine, Shower gel vibe.

    Pace really is a great shower gel scent and I almost added to my suggestions but it's nowhere close to beastmode on my skin.
  18. Re: Have you ever stopped someone to ask what they're wearing? What was it?

    Not with strangers but I did ask my older sister’s boyfriend what he was wearing back in the early 90’s. Aspen.

    Also asked a female coworker who’s at a higher level but still always very...
  19. Re: Mont Blanc - Individuel - Projection & Longevity?

    In my experience, it's very good on both projection and longevity but I find the projection to be on the stronger side which is why I think it works surprisingly well in cooler weather.
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    Re: Niche Fragrances - Best bang for the money

    +1 for Mancera.
    Also want to throw in Escentric Molecules, Imaginary Authors and Serge Lutens.
  21. Re: Recent Fragrance Releases You Feel Have Been Overlooked?

    Any of the Bulgari Le Gemme scents
    Trussardi Riflesso
    HdP Outrecuidant
    Mugler Les Exceptions : Woodissime
    MB Legend Night
    Alien Man and Fusion
    D&G Velvet Exotic Leather
    Bond Governors Island...
  22. Re: Which one? Fahrehnheit EDT, Absolute or Parfum ?

    All three versions are great but my pick is EDT.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted these 2019 releases:

    Parfums Vintage Aqua
    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Parfums_Vintage/Aqua

    https://www.parfumsvintage.com/product-page/aqua-2016


    Parfums Vintage Aqua...
  24. Re: Best Ultra Cheap Beastmodes - Fresh, Clean & Masculine, Shower gel vibe.

    Chrome Legend
    +1 Perry Ellis 360 Red
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    Re: Any houses on your “no buy list”

    I'll sample anything but probably would never buy a Dua or Avon.
  26. Re: Fragrances for Tropical Climate that is NOT an AQUATIC?

    I don't consider any of these to be aquatic. Everything here is soapy, minty, citrusy or woody and all seem to have some freshness.

    Varvatos Artisan Pure
    +1 Chanel Allure EB
    Cartier Roadster or...
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    Re: Bentley Momentum Intense - Thoughts?

    I own Bentley Momentum Intense and am wearing it today. I think it does resemble CH Men. To me, it's a little spicier and greener but not sweeter. Good projection during the first 3-4 hours and...
  28. Re: Bottega Veneta Illusione - Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid...

    I tried Illusione Man at Bloomingdale's in Chicago, thought it smelled very good. I usually prefer modern releases so while it wasn't especially unique, I did like it very much. I almost bought a...
  29. Re: Niche Parfum that smells like the pages of a book?

    Came here to suggest this one.
  30. Re: If Recommending One Fragrance For A Beginner To Start With (Given Our Experience And Knowledge)?

    Probably Fahrenheit. It hooked me.
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    Your guilty pleasure fragrance

    In addition to Nautica Oceans, I like some celeb frags like Michael Jordan Cologne, Sean John and Sean John 3am.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    After seeing the new bottle, first thing I was reminded of was KC Mankind:
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel

    Seeing a Chanel tester makes me want to ask if anyone has info on what the current situation is with Chanel and how they handle moving their old testers? I didn't think they allowed old stock on...
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    Re: Azzaro Wanted vs Azzaro Wanted By Night?

    Doesn't look like there's a difference, other than price, between those two sites.

    I own both and prefer the by Night version since the original Wanted is very sweet, almost too much. Wanted by...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    And this one from 2016:

    Fierce Blue
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Abercrombie_Fitch/Fierce_Blue

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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted this via contributor form:

    Armaf Bois Nuit
    https://www.parfumo.net/Perfumes/Armaf/Bois_Nuit

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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    While doing some discount frag shopping in Marshall’s tonight, was approached by a woman with her husband and was asked what I was wearing. Parfums Vintage Vanilla Intense. After telling her, I hear...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Chicago Mag Mile Marshall’s, snagged a JV Artisan Pure gift set that included 4.2 oz bottle, travel sprayer and original JV sample for $36. Also saw an Acqua di Parma Colonia Club full bottle for $99.
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    Re: Men Wearing Jewelry

    Ring and watch for me. I stopped wearing a watch for a while, found it redundant having a cell phone. But now I have an Apple watch, which is actually kinda redundant of my cell phone, except it's...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I submitted all three of these 2018 Kenneth Cole releases today.

    Kenneth Cole Serenity - ...
  41. Re: Get 5 free samples (Discovery Set) when you buy FB(s) at Tauer perfumes

    When you guys got it to work, when did you see the discount? I'm about to hit "Confirm Payment" after entering CC info but still do not see the discount.
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    Re: best guerlains for men?

    +1 l'Homme Ideal Cologne - Excellent value and compliment bait.


    I have quite a few that I like from Guerlain but my #1 that I haven't see listed yet is Cologne du Parfumeur. Classic cologne...
  43. Re: Get 5 free samples (Discovery Set) when you buy FB(s) at Tauer perfumes

    Maybe the Flash series isn't available for the promo because it's not working for me, even though the terms just state that all you need to do is add a FB with the discovery set and then the discount...
  44. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    I still think Guerlain Ideal Cologne, Bogart pH, TB St Barts and Ferrari Uomo offer great value (+1 on Burberry London) but dollar for dollar, Fahrenheit might be the best steal out there considering...
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    Re: Good vanilla scents for layering

    I came here to recommend this one as well. I'm thinking it should be very good in layering due to it being pretty basic but also very tasty in a gourmand way.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Yeah, it was my first successful finds at any of the usual stores (Ross, Marshall’s, TJ, Burlington) in a while. I forgot to mention I found all 4 of these at Marshall’s in Indy on the southside.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Saw Cartier Declaration dun Soir 100ml for $35 and Aqua Amara 100ml for $49.99. Both supposedly discontinued and cheaper than current eBay pricing for new, so I snagged those. Also, got Art of...
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    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    Good to see Altamir on others lists. That was just after my top 3 cheapies.


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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Perfect, thanks!!


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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    You're getting some good feedback on those vetiver frags lately. Nicely done!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Was heading out yesterday without having already sprayed anything, so I just grabbed something right in front of me, which happened to be Adnan B Noir and sprayed a couple sprays in my hair. It's...
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    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    Set sail st barts
    Bogart pH
    Ferrari Uomo
  53. Re: Which cologne best epitomizes the phrase....

    Musc Ravageur
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted Old Navy's Sea Salt & Fig (2016). Old Navy still needs to submitted as a house, either that or Kindred Spirits, which is listed on the bottle.
    ...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Marshall’s in Indy had better stock than usual, some interesting finds below:

    Eternity Intense 1.0 oz 19.99
    Boss the Scent Intense 100ml 39.99

    They had other good scents but prices were well...
  56. Re: Men’s Fragrances That Still Stand Out (No clones, nothing smells similar.)

    Fahrenheit, first thing that came to mind.
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    Re: Men's Wallets - What do you carry?

    Ditched my traditional leather Nike wallet a couple years ago in favor of a cell phone case with a pocket for my ID and credit cards, makes everything easier and I don't have to worry about my...
  58. Thread: Date advice

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    Re: Date advice

    I'd say Dylan Blue, minimal sprays, maybe 3.
  59. Re: A fresh, clean, sparkling grapefruit please!

    Agreed on Pomelo Paradis. Also tried Pacific Lime*by Atelier Cologne. It's a very sweet grapefruit in the opening maybe mixed with something that resembles peach.
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    Re: Help me build my collection

    Already a nice collection and some great suggestions.

    From what I've tried and know, here's what I would suggest for a young guy at dinner parties outside/near the beach.

    Tahitian Waters -...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I was walking with a group out of the office at lunch time when the girl walking behind me said, “Oh, who smells good?”. There was some debate on who it might be since we were in a coed group of...
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    Re: What is your vacation fragrance?

    Usually these:

    Aqua Amara
    VIW
    TB St Barts
    Invictus Aqua
    Tahitian Waters
    Lemon Line
    L'Homme Idéal Cologne
  63. Re: Which Fragrance Product Names Do You Think Are Great?

    +1 on Fahrenheit and Aventus.

    I also think Green Irish Tweed is very good from a marketing POV, has some nice romance and visuals in that copy. Same with The Dreamer.

    Although some may not...
  64. Re: Searching By Various Notes - Any Recommendations?

    Just wish you could limit this functionality to your personal collection/wardrobe when searching for specific notes or be able to sort the total results by most reviewed so that you can see what...
  65. Re: Scents that are surprisingly difficult to find

    L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme Noir Ambré - easy to find samples but not many bottles available and the ones that are available have sky-rocketed in price.
    Westbrook by Byredo - hard to even find a sample.
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    Re: If you could rename a fragrance!

    Wearing Montale Aoud Forest today. No oud, no forest, should be called "Flower Soap by the Beach".
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    Re: Where to buy fragrance tester caps?

    An obvious one that you may have already thought of is ebay, I've seen those on there in the past, but not sure about other sources for caps.
  68. Re: You might be a fragrance addict if you.....

    Always have to say “eBay gift cards” when asked what you want for bday and Xmas presents because all you really want is fragrance and you can’t leave it to someone else to pick the right ones.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Walked up to a female colleague to show her something on my phone and she said, "Oh, you smell good!"

    Tom Ford Oud Wood
  70. Re: What readily-available colognes under $100 fit this description?

    Guerlain L'Homme Idéal Cologne
    YSL L'Homme Sport
    Versace pour Homme
    Clinique Happy for Men
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    Re: Avant Garde similar frag?

    I’d have to agree, Avant Garde is pretty unique. I had a friend stop over to smell many different scents because she really liked Avant Garde on me and wanted something similar for her BF since I...
  72. Re: Perfumes you never expected a compliment of

    Got a compliment wearing Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Sport froma work colleague. Was not expecting any that day.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just resubmitted in case something got lost since January.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Received a compliment today wearing Nuit d'Issey Parfum. A female colleague gave me a hug and then said, “I just have to tell you, you smell so good”. That was 8 hours after spraying and it never...
  75. Re: Change My Mind: Obsessing over fragrance is the most passive, cringe-worthy "hobby" there is

    I'd ask Jeremy Fragrance if he finds it worthwhile. If he ever considered it a hobby then it seems to have worked out nicely for him.
  76. Re: Really Masculine, Really Modern, Really Excellent

    Jo Malone Bronze Wood and Leather. I'm wearing it today and it has that same metallic/band-aid leather scent, but it doesn't feel quite as harsh, maybe more emphasis on the leather.
  77. Re: What is the best ultra least masculine masculine scent?

    Agree on Ultra Male and BR 540. I'll add Noir de Noir.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme Line or Chanel Allure

    Although Allure EB is the best option in my opinion of those listed, I prefer the Dior Homme line in general.
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    Re: If you could rename a fragrance!

    Change CK One Shock to CK One Black.
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    Re: Best Automobile Brand Masculine Fragrances

    I like most of the recent releases from Ferrari. Uomo is a little older but that one is my favorite from the line.
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    Re: Thoughts on Montblanc as a brand?

    In my experience, Mont Blanc usually offers really good value, especially on the current grey market.
  82. Re: The two most underpriced scents out there are.....

    Agree on Fahrenheit. For the second choice, Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Cologne.
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    Re: Decant shop issue

    Same for my experience with decantshop. They are one of the slowest to ship but have never failed to deliver.
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    Hmmm...picking 3 doesn't seem to be my problem, just the one house.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just submitted these two, both from Zara. I picked them up for my kids recently for fun:

    Star Wars Boys by Zara
    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Zara/Star-Wars-Boys-39172.html

    Frozen by...
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    Got mine today, just sprayed it and it does not disappoint. Fresh, zesty and effervescent ginger. Reminds me of smelling a freshly opened ginger beer or a Mule drink right after they pour the ginger...
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    Re: A coconut/sunlotion cheapie please.

    +1 for Azzaro Chrome Pure and Joop Wild, both easy to find and cheap.

    Previously mentioned Kenzo homme night and Only The Brave Wild by Diesel are both good suggestions but a little harder to...
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    Re: Fragrances from Russia?Do you know of any?

    Chris from "Scentland" on Youtube did a video about some Russian scents entitled, "Fragrances from behind the Iron Curtain - Special perfumes from Russia, Latvia and indeed the former Soviet...
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    I have a full bottle ordered on its way, I liked it that much. I’ll report back after a full wearing.
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    Re: Most Seductive Male Fragrance

    Pick the one that gives you the most confidence. She will then associate that scent with your confidence and find it the most seductive.
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    Re: Bvlgari Le Gemme Tygar

    Just tried this at the Italy Pavilion in Epcot at Disney World. It is definitely a ginger scent, after the citrus opening. EdP strength that projects well for a lighter scent like this and lasts into...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one the other night while wearing Body Kouros, maybe 3-4 hours after spraying one shot on my chest. After she got close to my chest, she said that I, "smelled like really nice fabric softener"....
  93. Re: Whats your favorite frag in the Dior Homme line?

    Prefer the original, Dior Homme EDT with Dior Homme Eau very close behind.
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    Re: Fellas.. Tuscan leather or Leather hombre?

    Agreed, TL is the more daring of the two which is why it seems to appeal to experienced noses that long for something different. I personally like OL better as my taste in frags tends to lean more...
  95. Re: Who legitimately has the largest fragrance collection?

    Agreed, thinking about ebay and shipping fees is depressing.
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    Re: Best Lemon Fragrance for Spring/Summer

    +1 on Lemon Line and Allure Edition Blanche.
  97. Re: Do Any Cologne Companies Make Grooming Products With Their Scents?

    Axe. :coolold:
  98. Re: How many experiences have you had where you loved the fragrance bottle but hated the actual scen

    Hate is a strong word, but the bottle for Habit Rouge Sport looks great but I can't get along with the scent. Azzaro Wanted is also a great looking bottle but I'm finding it hard to wear with its...
  99. Re: Your favorite Eau De Cologne style scent (the style, not necessarily EdC concentration)

    Another vote for the Guerlain as well. Smells great and has excellent performance compared to most cologne style frags.
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    Re: Guerlain L’Homme Ideal Sport

    It was just okay, pretty safe/inoffensive and performance was average at best. However, I did receive a compliment wearing it at work, which is rare, so there's that.
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