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    Re: Let's talk about (gasp) Cool water

    ooh i wonder if cw has a great flanker bners are fondof?
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    Re: Let's talk about (gasp) Cool water

    i wore coolwater in the 90s bought it again a few years back so no hate here but i do like copycats for that reason. i don't want coolwater but just something similar. i love git and aspen too..
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    Re: Modern bohemian-type fragrances

    amber sultan..

    jasmine et cigarette..
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    Re: A Signature scent or a Scent Rotation ?

    i enjoy all whiffs of fragrance i get actually even the supposedly crappy frags people wear to the gym. so to me wearing a frag is better than no frag.

    polo blue
    ysl la nuit

    or
    eau sauvage...
  5. Re: Just blind bought Brut (fragrance + grooming products)

    what is the blue brut in a square box? i have only tried the aftershave splash when i was in a retro barbershop phase..
  6. Re: If you had to have only ONE scent in your life..

    acqua di parma colonia
  7. Thread: Swiss Army

    by mayborne
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    Re: Swiss Army

    from the reviews it seems like a decent fougere..

    so it is a green frag? put it on my test list...
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    Re: Which of these suitable for summer?

    champion
    m7fresh
    lanuit
    amen has mint but iv never worn it out in the sun..
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    Re: what is your favorite ck one summer flanker?

    anyone tried ck1 shock?
  10. what are my options for acqua di gio clones?

    perry ellis 360 red
    halston unbound
    paris hilton just me

    ..what else?

    niche version? lol y not i'd be curious to try that too..
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    what is your favorite ck one summer flanker?

    i owned ck one summer 2005 pre basenotes. i'm not up to date with the rest but would like to revisit this series..

    2012 seems promising with the green packaging. love green frags..
  12. what's a good ferragamo frag for the summer?

    wonder if f for men is good but i couldn't smell anything the last time around.
  13. Re: i haven't heard about creed bois du portugal on these boards for the longest time!

    perhaps we need more boardroom frags too coz this is where i seemed to have always spotted it being the number 1 choice.
  14. Re: i haven't heard about creed bois du portugal on these boards for the longest time!

    were the purchased by a huge luxury conglomerate?

    stuff like acqua di parma never used to reach my shores but i believe the tod's ceo bought the brand which might explain the availability now..
  15. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    what is this frag called canoe? is it aromatic or more straight up fougere?

    grey flannel. narciso rodriguez are they more violet leaf than fougere?

    equipage?
  16. Re: i haven't heard about creed bois du portugal on these boards for the longest time!

    bahaha no it was kevin costner!

    iv never tried it tho so no idea if it is good or bad but it used to be mentioned alot.
  17. i haven't heard about creed bois du portugal on these boards for the longest time!

    discontinued? raised to limited edition status? what?
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    Re: what is your fav hermes cologne?

    yeah hehe! i thot that would mean they were light frags if they were in that type.

    terre iv never seen in that so i was hoping to exclude it even tho i own it.

    i think belami and equipage are...
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    what is your fav hermes cologne?

    i mean the ones that come in eau d'orange verte bottles..
    ...
  20. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    i am looking for something very green/ fern-y...
  21. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    i may have seen that minotaure before. i will look out for it next time. will check out emporio armani. thanks! i do own roadster.
  22. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    hednic, it is rather expensive no? at least that is what i remember last time i read about it.
  23. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    so jazz isn't an aromatic? just straight up fougere?

    ahh yes iv smelled those great aromatic fougeres!

    good call on the penhaligons. haven't tried it but i have tried trufitt and hill...
  24. Re: ferragamo tuscan soul anyone else digging this?

    i owned that way back..

    must be y i lyk it then..

    my all time favorite fragrance is acqua di parma. finished my bottle a long time ago and haven't caught a huge sale since. this might just be a...
  25. Re: is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    hey what is your reference fougere bigsly?

    that is what i was trying to ask. perhaps the ysl jazz in the title was misleading.

    sorry..
  26. ferragamo tuscan soul anyone else digging this?

    the opening has a very cologney feel and i was abit suspicious if it was refilled juice coz it was from my brother haha (though i have never seen him tinkering with fume bottles and funnels.. ) the...
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    Poll: Re: Summer Poll to End All

    polo blue if you are taking suggestions.

    iv owned versace man eau fraiche and kenzo power recently.

    ferragamo tuscan soul is my current summer frag but it is not very good in longevity. really...
  28. is something like ysl jazz a good reference fougere?

    i know there are other types like the aromatic so perhaps list both.

    i also know stuff like fougere royale are probably the real reference frags but i am looking for something i can own.
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    Re: Rive Gauche is perfect.

    never got it tho i am cool with azzaro ph and it's flanker onyx..
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    Re: Sometimes Cheaper Is Better!

    boss bottled- adidas victory leagyue
  31. Poll: Re: Legendary powerhouse scents. Which one do you prefer?

    van cleef and arpels pour homme
  32. Re: Suggested Fragrances for an Asian/Tropical Trip?

    polo double black is a good one for the night out scent here in manila. we're known for mangoes too. and yeah strong coffee to i guess..

    a hot halfie once told me she found burberry for men in the...
  33. Re: Blgari pour homme soir, good alternative to SMW....right?

    if it is anything like the bulgari then i will like it. bphs is my fave of the 3 bulgari colognes. wonder what are their similar notes? also one thing i love about bulgaris is they're soo unisex.
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    Poll: Re: polo blue or azzaro onyx?

    Wonder if it is just me but the azzaro seemed pretty fresh to me. I might even try wearing it to the gym. :cheesy: ..maybe after is a better idea haha!

    I know a lot probably prefer rive gauche...
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    Poll: polo blue or azzaro onyx?

    please vote..
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    Re: Looking for summer night out scent

    dior homme cologne

    gucci ph II

    bulgari ph soir
  37. Re: The fragrance that is taking Azzaro Pour Homme and Rive Gauche's spot in my wardrobe.

    the most elegant gentleman i know wears this. he isn't insanely wealthy but he just does things with such style. this frag tho was what he was wearing when he met his wife. he hasn't changed t since.
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    Re: azzaro silver black/ onyx is awesome!

    i did sense that with so many of them hitting the bins but they're still sold over the counters here.
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    azzaro silver black/ onyx is awesome!

    tried it today. yeah pretty late to the party. i'm a huge fan of the original azzaro but it smells like dad to me (even though mine never wore it). i still wore it coz it grew on me and it's really...
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    Re: What Would The Situation Wear?

    hahaha
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    Re: Burberry Sport

    i am kind of looking for a gym frag. it's either this or something like polo blue.. or buy brit and wear nothing to the gym lol!
  42. Re: what is new in the fresh and green type of fragrances?

    ^the d&g sport must be new. iv read about the issey sport..
  43. Re: what is new in the fresh and green type of fragrances?

    i'll allow aspen haha just kidding!
  44. Poll: Re: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    i remember a lot of hate towards nautica voyage many many months ago. i read about it in the guide as a floral aquatic by roucel like a male versin of missoni. i'm pretty stoked by the current hype...
  45. Poll: Re: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    i guess i'll go with mugler or creed ov (whichever i can find) then polo blue as 2nd choice..

    much thanks guys!
  46. Poll: Re: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    :thumbup: i did like that as well. been trying to find infusion de vetiver on the cheap for the longest time.
  47. Poll: Re: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    haha it's a huge hit here in manila. :D
  48. Re: what is new in the fresh and green type of fragrances?

    ^could never find the first one but always hear goog stuff bout it. those 2 seem very nice. thanks for the recs..
  49. Poll: Re: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    oh btw would you mind listing your 2nd choice as well in case i can't find any of these. tho i've seen all of them around. counters are just spotty here..
  50. Poll: need help wth these fresh sporty (generic) frags..

    will be using them for or after the gym.

    i'm 27. live in manila, philippines.
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    Re: What are your top 5 Workout scents?

    bump

    tho i usually wear a frag after. still a nice feeling to wear something sporty.
  52. Re: what is new in the fresh and green type of fragrances?

    been looking into a few BN classics..

    mugler cologne

    creed OV

    lacoste essential
  53. what is new in the fresh and green type of fragrances?

    i so tried to word that so not all the replies would be green irish tweed LOL!:tongue:
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    Re: Jean Claude Ellena vs Francis Kurkdjian

    what are the light fragrances francis has done to compete with ellena's? just a question as i'm only familiar with the non niche heavies. straight to heaven? is that the lavender?
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    Re: Nautica Voyage: A True Masterpiece

    miller harris fleurs de sel
    heeley sel marin
    azzaro chrome legend

    are i hear similar. i like fleurs de sel but i like some of the miller harris frags too..
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    Re: A scent for spring evenings?

    i also really really like guerlain homme..
  57. Re: Best frag for Fitness/Workout & going to the gym ?

    i myself will look into the lacostes from reading this thread. i remember liking something a SA sprayed me with but i was avoidant of them and only later went hmm.. not a bad frag and i could see why...
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    Re: Top Designer Spring/Summer scents for 2012

    dior homme COLOGNE
  59. Re: Looking for some good bargain summer fragrances.

    bulgaris are really nice. i like pour homme soir and BLV II, which is a women's frag.
  60. Re: Anyone else like "Davidoff Champion"? Other than me?!

    i like the bottle too. is it good at least for the gym?
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    Re: bulgari black vs. paco rabanne black xs

    ^i love formal fragrances and gourmands as well ugh hehe tough choice!
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    bulgari black vs. paco rabanne black xs

    (i swear this is the last thread i make on my upcoming purchase choices!)

    i'm 27. location is manila.
  63. Re: what's a good, current, affordable cologne nowadays?

    i'm from manila, philippines lol! so pretty far off but the stuff we get here are from places like marshalls/ tjmaxx. this one had a cap too. it's usually testers.

    envy is the only frag my pops...
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    Re: poll: black xs, fierce, gendarme20, dune

    LOL oops.. well as long as i can't detect it. azzaro chromes are probably synthetic as hell but i couldn't really detect a synthetic harshness in chrome sport..
  65. Re: Establishing an identity through scent - are us enthusiasts missing the boat?

    my signature ever since getting into frags has been bulgari black. it is subtle tho or at least my application is. it certainly is no opium. maybe the scents these days are not made with giving the...
  66. Re: what's a good, current, affordable cologne nowadays?

    i really like some adidas frags victory league and pure game.. 100ml of this is really super cheap.

    the bulgari house especially black.

    kenzo power/ power cologne.

    i still see old guccis...
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    Re: poll: black xs, fierce, gendarme20, dune

    thanks for the description! i'll test black xs soon.. sounds like a decent frag. i owned fraiche but it was too synthetic for me. i love allure homme as well.
  68. Re: is the lavender in gendarme 20 really prominent?

    thanks! it is still a detectable lavender tho right?

    see if i wanted a gendarme like fragrance i'd go kenzo power/ kenzo power cologne for me.

    so the lavender in 20 might sway me over to the...
  69. Re: Funniest fragrance/brand pronunciations you've heard?

    buvulgari.. :lipsrsealed:
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    poll: black xs, fierce, gendarme20, dune

    which one?

    i should mention that i'm also not from the US and the ubiquity of black xs or fierce is very much unkown to me..

    i'm 27.

    :)
  71. Re: is the lavender in gendarme 20 really prominent?

    bump
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    Re: bulgari black vs. encre noire

    7-6 bulgari black

    i guess i won't be changing tho i would have thot encre noire was more versatile being a vetiver and all, while black is an oiental. no?
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    Re: Kenzo Power Cologne: Opinions?

    love it!
  74. Re: abercrombie and fitch, what frag could it have been? (could be fierce)

    sorry for the vague question. i saw an a&f frag but didn't read the box and am wondering if fierce is the only thing that comes in a greyish box in the abercrombie lineup..

    secondly, is it a good...
  75. is the lavender in gendarme 20 really prominent?

    how does it compare to other lavenderss? it's listed as a masculine while most of the lavenders i have tried are unisex or feminine. is it really on the masculine side of the fragrance spectrum?
  76. abercrombie and fitch, what frag could it have been? (could be fierce)

    it was in a grey box. didn't see the bottle. more tall than wide. must have been from the current selection.

    i'm wondering if it could be fierce. is that discontinued? if so how does it smell? i...
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    any fans of creed himalaya?

    i forgot to test it when i was at the store but i will in the coming weeks. would like to know what you guys think of it.
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    bulgari black vs. encre noire

    i've owned both. still have a few left in my bulgari black bottle. i'm out of encre noire. black has been a signature fragrance for me for quite some time. this is my 3rd bottle. considering a switch...
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    Re: I'm looking for a nice fresh Aquatic

    fleurs de sel by miller harris
  80. Re: What do "old fashioned/dated" fragrances smell like?

    i got dated/ old man from aramis original once when i first tried it a couple of years back but just once. the current one didn't give me that vibe anymore. azarro, which i like, always seems like...
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    Re: lancome miracle homme

    it does seem like a decent fragrance from the reviews.
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    lancome miracle homme

    anyone like this?
  83. Thread: Bvlgari Black

    by mayborne
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    Re: Bvlgari Black

    my signature scent!
  84. Re: what is the best frag that comes in a black bottle?

    http://scentsofself.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/bvlgari-black-ad.jpg
  85. what's a good, current, affordable cologne nowadays?

    any current stuff you are using that fir this criteria? hopefully easily obtainable too. thanks!
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