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  1. Re: Emporio Armani White is Apparently Discontinued...Help! :(

    Thanks for the reply, but unfortunately that's the only box they've made it in for the past 4-5 years or so. Part of the proceeds were donated to the RED foundation that fights AIDS in Africa. I've...
  2. Re: Emporio Armani White is Apparently Discontinued...Help! :(

    Thanks! I hope you enjoy it. I originally intended on it being a fall/winter scent but I started using it year round after I was hooked.
  3. Emporio Armani White is Apparently Discontinued...Help! :(

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    I haven't been terribly active here for a few years now since Emporio Armani White for Him has been my daily scent. I've been switching mostly between that and Mugler Cologne every day and...
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    Re: Paris Exclusive Fragrance?

    Heh, that does sound nice, but I did a little search and it looks like those are a few hundred euros each :(
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    Paris Exclusive Fragrance?

    I've searched the forums up and down and read a bunch but there seem to be differing opinions on what's exclusive.

    My brother's going to Paris for a week and I'm interested in having him pick up...
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    They're fantastic. It's on my wrist from like 3 hours ago and I am still getting decent whiffs of it. It actually smells just like my YSL Jazz. I might just return it.
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    I love it! Smells like a much tamer Kouros to me. I never smelled the original release of Woods so I can't compare it unfortunately. I picked up a bottle.
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    I am headed to the mall in a few minutes to try 'er out.
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    Re: woods cologne back !!!

    Before I realized that they combined the new thread with my thread I was gonna yell at you. Apologies for even thinking about it. :-P
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    It isn't. The online order is a Facebook fan exclusive for a week before it hits stores. I checked today.
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    Re: A&F Woods is back!!!

    It's in style with the rest of their stuff. The comments on the facebook pic all like the new bottle better I think. Maybe you have to be a fan of A&F on Facebook to see it. Honestly I agree that...
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    A&F Woods is back!!!

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=442394505377&set=a.174670480377.131424.25601085377&comments


    $50 for a 1.7oz bottle! Sweet!
  13. Thread: Pure Malt

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    Re: The Official, and Last Pure Malt Thread: Info, details, etc.

    Love Black Dynamite. Excellent call on the video haha
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    Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Proof- blind buy?

    Nah. It was discontinued, but was the cheapo A&F fragrance they kept behind the counter. Not worth it in my opinion.
  15. Thread: Mugler Ice Men

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    Re: Mugler Ice Men

    It's fantastic, possibly my favorite scent I own.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I saw D&G Masculine and Guess Suede that I wanted to buy, but I'm broke :(
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    Re: CLASSIC Banana Republic

    I own Classic and Slate. Dunno how to compare em though, they're a bit different. Love em both :)
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Is there a certain day Marshalls restocks?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I just splurged and got:
    United Colors of Benetton Man $8
    " " " " Unisex $8
    YSL Jazz $24.99
    Banana Republic Classic (2-pack) $19.99
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    Re: Kenneth Cole Reaction T-Shirt

    Didn't smell like T-Shirt. Instant fail.
  21. Poll: Re: My wife won't "alllow" me to buy fragrances for the next 6 months

    Honestly dude, what are you honestly going to need 6 bottles of the same fragrance for? Especially when they still make it? Bragging rights when there's nobody to brag to?
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    Re: A Purchase From the 99 Cents Only Store

    Oh I didn't actually want to wear them, I just had to try em out haha
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    Re: A Purchase From the 99 Cents Only Store

    Haha I picked up a few of those. Drakkar Noir. CK One. Cool Water. Angel. All smell alright but very weak. Except the Angel knockoff.
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    Re: Best of the Cool Water series

    I've got the original and frozen, I think I like frozen better. Maybe it's just the bottle I'm so fond of though.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Yeah it's plastic but the presentation is still very nice.
  26. Re: what armani frag would you like to see in 2009?

    I wanna see a new big release, not just a rehash of stuff out there.
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    Re: Pictures from the Fragonard factory

    And I thought it was cool stopping at their Paris showroom. That looks awesome! I love their Concerto and Vetyver scents =]
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Y'know, my best friend/girl I'm after thinks Eau De Jade is my best smelling fragrance yet. I'm saving that one to wear when she's around :-P I love it!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    We'll go with that one :p
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yesterday I was wearing Armani Prive Eau De Jade and my friend goes "wow that smells great that's the best one you've worn yet I love it"
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I've got Cuir Amytheste, Eclat de Jasmin, and Ambre Soie, with an Eau de Jade on my way, but I'm still looking for any of the others. I collect the Armani scents and I never planned on being able to...
  32. Re: Is Abercombie & Fitch Fierce going to be considered a classic?

    I dunno what that means but on eBay you can see the giant Fierce bottles they use to spray the store with. The flagship stores actually have vents pumping Fierce out I believe.
  33. Re: Is Abercombie & Fitch Fierce going to be considered a classic?

    Every girl I know knows what it is, what it smells like, and loves it.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I have a hard time believing anyone is finding Attitude EDT so cheap when the Aftershave is $14.99-$19.99, the shower gel is usually like $7.99, and I've seen the jet black colored deodorant spray...
  35. Re: Have you started wearing your summer stuff yet?

    Well it dropped below freezing today and is sleeting/snowing. Decided to spring for D&G Pour Homme. That scent doesn't seem like a "warm" scent to me. Anyone agree/disagree?
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    Re: Armani Privé Éclat de Jasmine question

    Cute girl told me it smelled good. I'll keep it. haha
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    Re: Eaux de Colognes: Worth the Moolah?

    I'm only a year new to this stuff, but I thought Eau de Cologne was a lesser concentrate than Eau de Toilette?
  38. Re: Do men care about how they smell more than women do?

    I like your ridiculous sounding theory better though. Let's go with that.:p
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    Re: fraudulent Armani Code?

    I most certainly agree.
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    Re: Armani Privé Éclat de Jasmine question

    I like it. Smells really freaking similar to Cuir Amytheste though, I'm not sure why, I haven't checked out their notes. It's def unisex though.
  41. Re: Do men care about how they smell more than women do?

    I did have MUA in mind while I wrote my response though, so I guess maybe Basenotes just isn't the place for the ladies. Go walk into Sephora/Ulta Beauty and the only section for men is Fragrance,...
  42. Re: Do men care about how they smell more than women do?

    There's also the part where posting online to a fragrance message board is ridiculously dorky and most women I know would laugh it off. Men seem to be more comfy with this sort of stuff anyways. Who...
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    Re: fraudulent Armani Code?

    May I ask who the seller was? I've been purchasing from DerbyFragrances and couldn't be happier.
  44. Re: Worldwide Basenotes Meet-Up Weekend August 28-30, 2009

    Does anybody else from Rochester, NY read Basenotes? :-\
  45. Re: Have you started wearing your summer stuff yet?

    I'm starting to gravitate towards more aquatic stuff like Ice*Men, Acqua Di Gio, Bvlgari Aqua, Cool Water Frozen, Fragonard Concerto. At night, my heavier fragrances will see more use such as RSVP....
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    No fair. I keep getting Deodorant, Shower Gel, and Aftershave. No EDT yet.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Yeah but you're in NYC. That trumps everything.
  48. Re: recommend me a unisex fragrance please....

    I was going to come recommend Cuir Amethyste. It'd smell fine on either Men or Women and it's a fantastic scent.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    How do you distinguish Men/Women for that? Mine has a somewhat girly looking Cool Summer box in the women's section, but nothing that says it is for women.
  50. Re: maistream Base Note member or On the fringe?

    If they discontinue something I use frequently and am likely to run out of down the road, I'd probably pick up a backup bottle. Otherwise, I've got enough different fragrances that I doubt I'll run...
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    Re: Male fragrances 10 years from now

    Well by then the government will ban them for being hazardous to your health. It's inevitable. They ARE carcinogens right? I'ma just enjoy em while I can. =]
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents - Edition II

    http://photos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs025.snc1/2650_1043051281193_1372920135_30135988_2552443_n.jpg
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    Re: What Makes You BUY

    Brand. I'm such a sucker for that. There are two new Armani spinoffs coming out this spring/summer and I'll buy them both.
  54. Thread: Perfume PIMP!

    by Mengels
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    Re: Perfume PIMP!

    It really does. Too bad it redirects to FragranceUp :( I'd totally get together with any of you entrepreneurial folk and start up an online frag biz :-P
  55. Thread: Perfume PIMP!

    by Mengels
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    Re: Perfume PIMP!

    For my friend's birthday I got her Thierry Mugler's Eau De Star. She normally doesn't wear fragrance so I thought I'd give her a nudge. She loves the scent too =]
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    Re: Question - where do you store you fragrances?

    I currently keep them in their boxes on my dresser. It's tough for me, because I want to display them out of the box, but not expose them to light. Is that even possible?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I purchased Cool Water Frozen today 4.2oz for $20.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Well I've got everything but Bois D'Encens coming to me thanks to a FANTASTIC basenoter :-) If anyone has extra of that, I'd be so appreciative if you could let me purchase it!
  59. Re: Has your fragrance choice ever ruined your day?

    I was at Ulta Beauty with a few of my friends who are adamant that my fragrance hobby is pathetic. I was pointing out that Kouros was awful and then my one friend grabs the bottle and sprays it on...
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    Re: What do you recommend for a 14yr old boy/lad?

    Where in the world do I find these? Google searching at my best only got me 2 EDT Lynx from Australia. I'd really like to check these out.
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    Re: What do you recommend for a 14yr old boy/lad?

    Armani Armani Armani. I just got out of high school. I am friends with cute high school girls. "Ooooh that smells good? What is it?" You don't even tell them Acqua Di Gio, they don't know what that...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Anyone with extra Armanis willing to help me out? I've been dying to get my hands on those since I heard about them!
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    Re: What do you recommend for a 14yr old boy/lad?

    Can't go wrong with Lacoste. With kids that age you really gotta shoot for the "cool" brands, that's just how they work.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I swiped the side of an old Impala with my new Mustang parking at Marshalls today to look for Armani Prive. They didn't have any. *sigh*
  65. Re: Kylie casts her Spanish boyfriend in steamy ad for Inverse

    Cool! I'm really into some of her stuff from the latest album, X. Definitely worth a listen.
  66. Re: Kylie casts her Spanish boyfriend in steamy ad for Inverse

    I'm straight, I just happen to enjoy Kylie Minogue music haha :-P
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Man I have been hounding my Marshalls, and have seen NO Armani Prive. :-( Just Attitude body wash and aftershave.
  68. Re: Kylie casts her Spanish boyfriend in steamy ad for Inverse

    Kylie minogue <3 yess
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    Re: What do you recommend for a 14yr old boy/lad?

    No offense but I'm 19, I have a 15 year old brother and am fully used to 14 year olds. It sounds like he has some other issues to overcome before even trying to tackle fragrance. He'll shrug it off...
  70. Re: Basenotes and Buzzlepuff mentioned in International Magazine

    Yeah very cool, just don't ever call anyone here a "sniffa" or I'm pretty sure they'll kick your ass :-P
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    Re: Wal-Mart: where are the Men's frags?

    Ours is in the jewelry section. All the better designer stuff was moved to a locked case there. All the generic $10 stuff can still be found elsewhere though.
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    Re: Is Aqua Di Gio a Keeper?

    I like it. My girl pals like it. No objections here. When I need a scent that I want to offend the fewest people and please the most, I go for AdG.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    I saw some Ferrari stuff. Is that any good? Are the bottles cool?
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    Re: A*Men Pure Coffee-A Dying Species?

    Lemme know whatcha find out. I'm interested in this one now.
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    Re: Cosmetics Settlement Give Away This Month

    You really do just go there and sign a form and pick your product, there is nothing more to it, no small talk to it.
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    Re: Cosmetics Settlement Give Away This Month

    Yeah the women get all sorts of cool stuff. Luckily I've been dying for some Code gel so this made my day =]
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    Re: Cosmetics Settlement Give Away This Month

    The stores have tables set up. It's really easy. You just sign your name on a piece of paper and tell them what you want. There's only one item for men though I believe. The Armani Code shower gel....
  78. Thread: Free Cosmetics

    by Mengels
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    Re: Free Cosmetics

    You just print and sign your name on a paper. There's nothing to it, I got a free Armani Code shower gel =]
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 20 Jan 09

    http://www.smellingood.co.uk/images/products/tn_ArmaniCodeArmani_3.jpg

    Armani Code! To celebrate the free 6.7oz shower gel I plan on getting this morning from the settlement at Macy's!
  80. Thread: Free Cosmetics

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    Re: Free Cosmetics

    Nope you don't need the postcard apparently.
  81. Re: Just bought my first couple of "real" fragrances...

    Yeah I mean you can't really go WRONG with Acqua Di Gio. *sprays some on* Yeah it's everywhere, but it smells fresh and girls love it. Now not every girl is gonna like fragrance, and they're not all...
  82. Thread: Demeter

    by Mengels
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    Re: Demeter

    Burger King Flame!
  83. Re: Non-fragrance products/scents that you like

    Demeter makes a fragrance of that :D Have you tried it yet? Sounds like it's just for you!
  84. Re: Burger King releases Flame body spray. You too can smell like a Whopper! rop

    I dunno how to explain the scent, there's a tiny bit of some note I guess maybe you could say is...meaty? Anywho, it smells great! haha
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    Re: David Bowie's signature scent is.....

    The Creed site says he wears Silver Mountain Water though. :( I wanted to get my Bowie-obsessed buddy a bottle of whatever Bowie wears, but there's no definite answer! I guess he just likes all...
  86. Re: Well Mr. Gaultier pushed the envelope once again for men!

    Doesn't seem like that supply will last very long?
  87. Re: Well Mr. Gaultier pushed the envelope once again for men!

    How's that work?
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    Re: How did you become interested in fragrances?

    Well my gay fashion expert needed a bottle of Acqua Di Gio one day. Then I needed to impress a girl a week later so I picked a bottle up at Wal-Mart. 11 months and $900 later, here I am.
  89. Re: Burger King releases Flame body spray. You too can smell like a Whopper! rop

    Well my friend brought me back a bottle from NYC so I'll have a review up this week hahaha
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver - The Headache inducer

    Well I LOVE Fragonard's Vetyver, but Guerlain's Vetiver just smells nasty to me :-(
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    Re: Really stupid question here

    *high five*:D
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    Re: I got a genuine compliment today...

    Okay how do you get a number from a girl without sounding like a dork?
  93. Thread: Armani Code

    by Mengels
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    Re: Armani Code

    Yeah don't cheap out. You'll end up with roaches or some shit in your bottle. *Still traumatized from that other thread*
  94. Re: Do you own EVERY scent launched from any fragrance House?

    I plan on owning the entire Armani and D&G lines eventually. I currently have:

    Armani:
    Acqua Di Gio
    Black Code
    EA White
    EA Diamonds

    Still to go: Armani, Mania, Attitude, EA Remix, EA Night,...
  95. Re: How many dollars did you spend in fragances on 2008?

    First year. Around $850 counting some matching body products. Ridiculous eh?
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    Re: Ed Hardy Love & Luck at Macy's ...

    Tried this at The Bon Ton. Smelled good to me.
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    Re: can you take perfume on planes?

    I took over the entire line of Acqua Di Gio products to France in sizes and bags they weren't supposed to be in and didn't get caught. Lucky me. :)
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    Sticky: Re: Will Givenchy Pi on an ugly man get comments from the ladies?

    Well if you're being down on yourself and calling yourself ugly, you need to brighten up a bit and have a better attitude. If you're just downright horrendously freakishly ugly, no fragrance is...
  99. Re: So yuletide time is upon us, how many fragrances will we get?

    Well I'm 19 and mom says I have too many fragrances and won't buy me any. I'm single, so no girlfriend to get me one. My friends might get me stuff, but fragrance is way too expensive. I compensated...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    A question to all of you who have the bottles out of boxes and not in a cooler:

    Is this okay? I hear light is bad, but I like to keep them out on my dresser. Obviously they're then exposed to...
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