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    Re: NEW: Lorenzo Villoresi - Atman Xaman

    My review:
    A blaze of dry and mellow spices, seasoned woods, soapy/resinous tobacco, wild herbs and genuine leather for a refined olfactory tribute to the Tuscany's atmosphere of rural chic...
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    Re: NEW: Lorenzo Villoresi - Atman Xaman

    A superb spicy-smokey leather/tobacco of rare beauty (which I'm going to review soon on the Directory)
  3. Re: Has there ever been another men's frag that had the impact Aventus has?

    Definitely Drakkar Noir (even more than Aventus), Aramis and Fahrenheit.
  4. Re: Are there any frags similar to Masque Milano Montecristo?

    I speak about "mood, ambience, league, kind of aura exuded", the scents are not the same stuff (since Montecristo is pretty particular) but Personal Edition (which is a solid fragrance) will project...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Never tried, I'd love to improve my knowledge of this brand.
  6. Re: Are there any frags similar to Masque Milano Montecristo?

    P.S: another juice comparable to Montecristo is Eau d'Italie Bois d'Ombrie.
  7. Re: Are there any frags similar to Masque Milano Montecristo?

    Respectfully I say that Montecristo and Mazzolari Lui are completely different beasts, Lui is powdery and ambery/animalic (focused on musky/ambery patchouli) while Montecristo is drier, boozy and...
  8. Re: What are your plans for New Year's Eve, and what fragrance will you wear?

    Anubis is simply amazing. Enjoy.
  9. Re: What are your plans for New Year's Eve, and what fragrance will you wear?

    Patchouli Noir by Il Profvmo.
  10. Re: 2018 In Review: Your most worn, honorable mentions, and whatever else inspired you this year

    Versace L'Homme, I profumi di Firenze Tabacco, Zino Davidoff.
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    Re: Your Fragrance Choice For Christmas Day?

    HdP 1740 Marquis de Sade
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    Re: what is your preferred fragrance "style"?

    Baroque orientals with well calibrated spices, hesperidic/earthy notes and a touch of booziness (I appreciate also immortelle and tobacco).
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    Re: Davidoff Zino/Zino Davidoff discontinued.

    I'm sure Zino is still in production.
  14. Re: Best Smokies - full bodied scents with lots of smoke

    Good references.
  15. Re: Looking for complex preferably natural orange fragrance

    Askett&English Askett Absolute for instance.
  16. Re: Do you think that Kouros is the ultimate best male fragrance ever?

    No.
  17. Re: What fragrance do you have the most back-up bottles of?

    Hi dear, I have a vintage Habit de Metal, an old Edt and a recent Eau de Parfum bottle (and half vintage Eau de Cologne).
  18. Re: What fragrance do you have the most back-up bottles of?

    Guerlain Habit Rouge, 14 years of bottles (as my former signature fragrance), I have 3 100 ml bottles right now.
  19. Re: The fragrances that relatives wore when you were a child

    My Dad Azzaro Pour Homme and Aramis, my mum Opium and Ysl Paris (and sometimes my Habit Rouge).
  20. Poll: Re: Who is the best perfumer of all-time? Vote for the best perfumer...

    Bernard Chant, a genius.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Bvlgari Le Gemme: Gyan.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Aramis Tobacco Reserve

    One of my favorite houses, looking forward to test It.
  23. Re: And the winner of the most 90s smelling scent is...

    Joop Nightflight is an icon of the 90's "smell".
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    Re: Vintage YSL OPIUM EDT any thoughts?

    I have two bottles of the vintage EDT, amazing fragrance which I prefer on the edp version. The vintage formula is more aromatic and spicy (with a background a la Aramis JHL).
  25. Re: Post your favorite "Coffee" based fragrances here

    Hilde Soliani Bell'Antonio is my choice.
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    Re: Most recommend fragrance!

    Amazing fragrance, you have taste.
  27. Re: What to wear to the World's Biggest Orgy in Las Vegas later this month?

    Zoologist Bat, the kinkiest scent I know.
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    Re: 'Full moon' fragrance?

    Still Donna Karan Black Cashmere
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st May, 2018

    One of my all time favorite.
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    Re: Is there a niche version of One Million?

    Clive Christian N.1 (drier and more complex but in the same vein).
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    Re: Looking for a Fahrenheit alternative.

    Kiton Black, Olympios Missoni, Battistoni Marte Arte, Canali Men.
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    Re: Your Most Worn Serge Lutens/Masculine Take?

    Totally agree.
  33. Re: Couldn't resist any longer, I purchase a bottle of SANTA MARIA NOVELLA "NOSTALGIA!"

    Enjoy, great leather-gasolinic fragrance which I wear sometimes. Quite virile and bold.
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    Re: "Dated" fragrances you still use/love?

    So many, for instance Fendi Uomo, Aramis, Hermes Bel Ami.
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    Re: Desperate. Please Help.

    Penhaligon's English Fern, Askett&English Essential?
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    Re: New: Rogue Perfumery - Chypre-Siam EdP

    So curious to test this one.
  37. Re: The Top Ten Niche Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sample

    Excellent Claire, as always. Lucky to have you with us.
  38. Re: Habit rouge EDP is amazing , is the EDT worth it?

    I prefer the Edt.
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    Re: Etro Patchouli EDP

    The original edt is Heaven.
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    Re: Best Villoresi after Uomo is ...

    Incensi, Vetiver, Musk, Spezie, a great perfume house.
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    Re: One House For the Rest of Your Life

    Oh my God....enjoy my friend.
  42. Re: Fragrances that are : ANIMALISTIC, ODD, STRANGE, STINKY, UNIQUE, OFF BEAT, etc.

    For instance Montecristo Masque, Areej Le Dore Siberian Musk, ASAQ Deer Musk and Royal Musk Gazzelle, vintage Aramis, Mazzolari Lui, Rochas Moustache, Holy Shit Pekji, La Via del Profumo Castoreum...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Super fragrance. A giant.

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    Parfum d'Habit smells definitely close to vintage Sandalo Etro but vintage Trussardi Uomo is a different kind of fragrance imho. Good choices.
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    Re: Frag for Black-Tie (Tuxedo) dinner event

    For instance:
    Bvlgari Le Gemme: Gyan.
    Jul et Mad Amor de Palazzo
    Aramis JHL
    Il Profumo Patchouli Noir
    Malle Portrait of a Lady
    Guerlain Heritage
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Amouage Homage
    C&S N.88
  45. Re: ......"then I saw her face, now I'm a Be-aver!" Zoologist.

    Interesting house. I recommend in particular Civet, Camel, Bat and Hummingbird.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Amazing fragrance.
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    Re: Rate your favorite Cartier fragrances

    Must de Cartier Pour Homme
    Panthere
    Santos
    Must de Cartier
  48. Re: Deal-breaker notes, What are your least favorite perfume notes?

    Tuberose.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Your best mossy friend.
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    Re: Dark Formal/Work Fragrances Options.

    Montana Parfum d'Homme Black Edition, vintage Trussardi Uomo, Jacomo de Jacomo, Drakkar Noir, GrigioPerla La Perla, CdG Black, Sombre Negra Yosh, Black Tourmaline Durbano, Pasha de Cartier Edition...
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    Re: Fendi Uomo Vintage

    One of the best "powerhouse" ever and a spicy complex masterwork, It is quite bold, kind of liquorous and refined and possesses an its own special peculiarity (to me it's in the Balenciaga Pour...
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    Re: SixCats! asks "Am I a BAT Man ?"

    I love Bat (and Zoologist more in general), a really special "piquant" (but no peppery), mineral and sultry fragrance, a creative and weird take on musky fruitiness. I've written longly about on the...
  53. Re: Best Designer Fragrances For A Person Living In The Tropics

    For instance Aramis Havana, D&G Pour Homme (first formula made in Italy), Azzaro PH, Joop Nightflight, Kiton Man, Scuderia Ferrari, Montana P d'Homme, Vetiver Guerlain, Must de Cartier PH and Pasha.
  54. Re: CdG 2,man, Azzaro visit, Bang, Opus 1870, Loewe 7, bang bang

    I appreciate a lot 7 de Loewe.
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    Re: What should I sample from Profvmvm Roma?

    Thundra, Fumidus, Ninfea, Confetto, Olibanum, Patchouly, Arso. I dislike Acqua di Sale.
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    Re: Tip of the hat to Darvant

    No words, seriously. I'm simply speechless guys, thank you with all my heart for your support and sincere appreciation. I'm humbled, your encouragement is a rich source of inspiration and passion....
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    Re: This is driving me crazy!

    Several fragrances bringing on my (in part) this feeling:

    So Oud Nur
    Heliotrope Etro
    Must de Cartier Pour Homme
    Amouage Ciel Men
    Acca Kappa Muschio Bianco
    L'Eau Bleue d'Issey Pour Homme...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance memory of 2017

    Sooo great, It is Amazing, I wish myself to meet soon some friends from Basenotes somewhere.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th December, 2017

    Excellent fragrance from an amazing house.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th December, 2017

    Excellent fragrance from an amazing house.
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    Re: Niche version of Bleu De Chanel?

    Something matching this idea could be (assumed each subjective peculiarity) Bond No.9 Wall Street. grazie
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    Re: Alternative to Montblanc Legend

    GrigioPerla by La Perla.
  63. Re: QUEST: Turin/Sanchez top 100 (ish!) - Week 10 : Rush (Gucci) / Tocade (Rochas)

    Agree, I love Tocade.
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    Re: Hi I'm new on this forum

    Hi Steve, welcome, glad to know you.
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    Re: Fendi Uomo Vintage

    No, I don't think so.
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    Re: Favourite Alpha Male Fragrence

    Some are Aramis by Aramis, Trussardi Uomo (classic), vintage Fendi Uomo.
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    Re: First frag purchase of 2018?

    Bvlgari Le Gemme Man Gyan.
  68. Re: Reunited with my girlfriend for Christmas - Can't decide what fragrance to wear!

    Cartier Declaration, Bvlgari Pour Homme, Kiton Man, Canali Man, Caron L' Anarchiste, Aramis Havana, Guerlain Vetiver, Must de Cartier Pour Homme, Solo Soprani, Allure homme Edition Blanche, Frapin...
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    Re: Is Trumpers Eucris Wearable In 2017?

    It is wearable from here to eternity.
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    Re: Recommend me a Leather?

    Play It safe, Aramis, Bel Ami, Gianfranco Ferrè for Man, Or Black, Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia, Knize Ten....
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    Re: Favorite tiziana terenzi fragrance

    XIX March and Ecstasy.
  72. Poll: Re: Blind buy: Azzaro Acteur vs VCA pour homme vs VCA Tsar vs kouros

    V&A PH and Acteur are my favorites.
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    Re: Favourite Night Out Fragrance Around Smokers

    Hilde Soliani Bell'Antonio
    Aramis by Aramis
    Habanita Molinard
    Boclet Tobacco
    1740 Marquis de Sade Hdp
    Gianfranco Ferre for Man
    Heritage Guerlain edp
    Vintage Fendi Uomo
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    Re: Opinions on macho men's fragrances

    Trussardi Uomo is probably the most macho-man fragrance ever (Aramis, Quorum and few others being almost at same lavel) but we obviously are talking about the vintage formula (completely different in...
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    Re: Most masculine fragrance you've ever smelled?

    Probably vintage Trussardi Uomo, Aramis, Geo F. Trumper Eucris and Basile Uomo.
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    Re: I've created a monster.

    Great story, great post, great collection while hoping he could be better asap.
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    Re: New: Nikos Sculpture Homme God's Night

    Thanks dear, quite curious to test it soon on skin.
  78. Re: What cologne or perfume gives you an image of a particular place?

    Durbano Black Tourmaline, Russia Ladoga lake-area.
  79. Re: when a man smells of leather, smoke from a fire, cut grass etc :)

    All together is not easy but I'd quote (for a solid part of the over mentioned characteristics) Sonoma Scent Studio Fireside intense and Winter Woods, Demeter Bonfire, Athunis Sigilli, Naomi Goodsir...
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    Re: The best male fragrances ever made

    What a super great fragrance!!!!! Looooooove it.
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    Re: Best Tobacco Scents Out There

    Vinegar? This fragrance is for a refined and mature sense of taste. Bois d'Ombrie is an amazing blend of bone dry leather, vetiver, tobacco, birch tar and cognac with anisic/green/floral nuances, if...
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    Re: I will always have a full bottle of ......

    Amazing :-)))))))
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    Re: I will always have a full bottle of ......

    Guerlain Heritage Edt
  84. Re: your favorite women scent (specified by brand) to wear as a man

    Estee Lauder Youth Dew.
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    Re: Opulent scents?

    For instance Aramis JHL, Il Profvmo Patchouli Noir, 1740 Marquis de Sade Hdp, Guerlain Habit Rouge l'Extrait and Mitsouko Extrait, Vintage Fendi Uomo, Roccobarocco, Ester Lauder Youth Dew and...
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    Re: Macassar Rochas

    Fendi Uomo and Macassar, two masterworks in the clan of the best. Lucky to own 6 full bottles of "His Majesty" Fendi Uomo.
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    Re: NEW: Aquaflor Firenze - Empereur!

    Finally a boring "classicist" brand a la Oriza L. Legrand in style. Sultan is pleasant but nothing more. I've contacted the "house" a couple of years ago, too much affectation over their concept and...
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    Re: Which is your favorite Musk fragrance?

    Probably Bruno Acampora Musc.
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    Re: Hilde Soliani Discussion Thread

    Bell'Antonio is simply amazing. Recommend to all the lovers of toasted coffee and dry tobacco.
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    Re: The greatest tropical fragrance.

    Still consider Havana the top (among the "tropical" perfumes) on the side of C&S Cuba, Frapin L'Humaniste, Santa Maria Novella Acqua di Cuba, Aquaflor La Habana and few others. Actually should be...
  91. Re: I've Fallen In Love With Sandalwood! Any Suggestions? The Creamier The Better!

    Floris Sandawood/Santal is a must try for sure.
  92. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    No words, terribly sad, rest in peace sweet angel.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    One of the best ever.

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    Excellent
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    On me all the people go crazy for Azzaro Pour Homme (I have several vintage bottles) and Costume National Scent Intense. I find on me sexy for instance 1740 Marquis de Sade, Aramis JHL, Fendi Uomo,...
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    Re: The SEXIEST fragrance you know/own..

    :-), there was no doubt my friend.
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    Re: Aramis JHL - I finally caught up with you

    I could easily declair that JHL is part of my "top 5 all time favorite parade". Immense gentlemanly class and decadent distinction.
  97. Re: What do you consider the worst "chemical nightmare" fragrance?

    Everything from O Boticario, pratically insecticide.
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    Re: Does anybody know about Gutteridge EdP?

    Yes, my cousin from Rome possesses a bottle, I've tested it on skin times ago, this is basically a more discreet (less fruity/exotic and smoky) Aventus-variant (I detect also several similarities...
  99. Re: Which of these three leather fragrances to go for?

    3 great fragrances, Azuree is amazing.
  100. Re: Armani Eau Pour Homme.... The Magic Is Back... Yippee!

    Thanks dear, should be amazing to have a new formulation quite closer to the original gem, looking forward to test it on skin.
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