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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    They don’t make’em like this any more...

    Solid fragrance from a sorely missed era of perfumery.
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    Re: What are the 5 best fresh niche fragrances?

    L’Humaniste By Frapin
    Hadrien Absolu by Goutal
    Nio by Xerjoff
    Le Royal by Alexandre J
    Creed Vetiver 1948
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Krizia Moods.

    Happy Friday all!
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Houbigant Musk Cologne

    I hope everyone has a great Thursday!
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    Juan Carlos by Jean Arthes

    Hope everyone has a great day!
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    Re: Do you wear fragrance even at home alone?

    Absolutely :)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Ho Hang Club by Balenciaga

    I hope everyone has a great Friday!
  8. Re: recommend the smell of quiet confidence for a nervous young man

    +1

    Adding Maculin Pluriel by MFK
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    116141SOTE: Versailles Pour Homme by Jean Desprez

    Hope everyone had a nice start to their work week :)
  10. Re: Has anyone done a 'Quest for Incense' thread?

    Same here :)

    One of my favorites is Sahara Noir by Tom Ford. There are others I enjoy for different reasons, but this is one makes me smile every time I wear it.
  11. Re: Recommendations - a rose like La Fille de Berlin?

    I found Fille de Berlin to be a heady, persistent rose so Iím thinking it may be your decant.

    If youíre looking for a ďjammy rose,Ē there are scores to choose from given the rose/Oud craze....
    ...
  12. Re: Recommendations on winter fragrances by house

    MFK: Grand Soir
    Kilian: Apple Brandy
    Zoologist: T Rex
    Penhaligon's: Kensington Amber
    Armani Prive: Myrrhe Imperiale
    Montale: Honey Aoud
    D.S. & Durga: Bowmakers or Burning Barbershop

    I don’t...
  13. Re: Best fragrance for wearing All Day / Night around your date outdoors.

    From your list in my experience:
    1. Eau de Baux
    2. La Nuit de L’Homme
    3. ADG Profumo.

    I think Profumo is a better scent than La Nuit, but given how common the standard ADG is, it doesn’t “pop”...
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    Re: Rose Prick - I'm not makin' this up !!! LOL

    +1, my thoughts exactly
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    Re: Women who wear Amouage Man- Which ones?

    I own a decant of Lyric Woman and really enjoy it. That said, I like Lyric for men as well. I find the womanís version to be denser, spicier and much earthier than the menís version.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Fendi Uomo for me. Hope everyone has a great weekend :)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    So underrated in vintage form.
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    Re: Fucking Fabulous for high school?

    My thoughts exactly!

    Wise words from a wise man :)
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    Re: Now I like Furyo -- hated it a year ago

    It’s happened to me as well; I’ve also experienced the reverse!
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    Yet costly... ;)

    Good for you with regard to compliment. My guess is that there was more to the compliment than just making note of your fragrance... The fragrance was her “in” interact with you....
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Moschino Pour Homme
  22. Re: Is Boucheron pour homme (1991) blind buy worthy?

    I own both in vintage form and both are excellent based on their own merits.

    I personally like the EDT more only because it’s more versatile. It “sparkles” and really shines in warmer weather,
    ...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Francesco Smalto PH

    Happy New Year everyone!
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    Re: 2020 Italian Tour Fougere

    Basile Uomo and vintage Krizia Uomo would be my picks.

    +1 for vintage Paco Rabanne and R de Capucci
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    Re: New yearís eve scent!!!

    Congrats Ry!!!

    My SOTE is Carven Homme. If you’re a sandalwood fan, this is one to seek out :)

    Wishing everyone a happy and healthy 2020!
  26. Re: Recommend obscure Italian vintage pour Homme please

    Great recommendations thus far.

    My pick:

    Pontaccio 21 by Gianfranco Ferre
  27. Re: L'Oreal Men Expert BarberClub Protective Shaving Cream with Cedarwood Essential Oil

    Good info, thanks Renato.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Very nice! How different is it from the original?

    My SOTD is vintage Safari by RL

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I was in the mood for something on the lighter side so I went with Florida Water by Murray and Lanman
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I own the same version. If I’m not mistaken, I bought mine in 1991... I bought 2 bottles... I blew thru 1 and saved the other :)
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    Re: What are you wearing for the holidays?

    Christmas Eve was Sahara Noir and I went with vintage Polo for Christmas Day.
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    Re: What are you wearing for the holidays?

    I’ll be wearing Sahara Noir on Christmas Eve and haven’t decided what I’ll wear on Christmas Day.
  33. Re: Looking for a masculine cologne that isn't overpowering...

    A handful that come to mind:

    Both Fougere Royale and Duc de Vervins by Houbigant
    Bowmakers by DS & Durga
    Royal Oud by Creed
    Eau de Baux by L’Occitane
    New York Intense by Nicolai
    Tiffany for...
  34. Re: Help needed! elizabeth taylor passion for men cologne concentree-Possibe unicorn sighting

    Agreed and well said.

    I see a number of listings that sit year after year because the asking price is astronomical. Put your feelers out here to see if anyone owns this version and has a standard...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    115070Vintage Krizia Uomo

    Virile, a little rough around the edges and all 80ís :)
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    Re: Brand New Dior Privee - Rouge Trafalgar!

    Sounds like a winner! Please give your impressions after a wearing or two.
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    Re: What cologne would the mandalorian wear?

    +1, my thoughts exactly!

    But...

    If Boba Fett were to meet Darth for dinner regarding a potential contract, I think Francesco Smalto PH would work :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    115033

    Thank you all for the kind words :)

    SOTE as I head out to grab some sushi with my girl is Carolina Herrera for Men
  39. Re: How well do you know cologne? Help me pick a christmas-gift cologne for two friends!!

    1. Altamir by Ted Lapidus
    2. Azzaro L’eau
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    I think I’ll join ya :)

    SOTE: Montana Parfum D’Homme
  41. Re: How many bottles do you go through in a year?

    The only bottle that I’ve finished recently was my 4.2oz Rive Gauche and it took a good 10 years. I don’t see me ever finishing another bottle of anything anytime soon.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Nice :)

    The sprays are a bit harder to come by. I have a 1oz spray and a 60ml splash that I’m holding onto until my spray is finished.

    My SOTE is vintage Jaipur EDT
  43. Thread: Fragrance X

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    Re: Fragrance X

    Good call.

    They typically don’t have coupon codes that.exceed 15%, so if this is what’s being offered, this is about their max.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I always enjoy wearing this one...

    Is yours the spray or the splash?
  45. Re: On the cheap side ultra masculine fragrances that still smell excellent?

    +1 for sure

    Pinaud Clubman (the original, Classic Vanilla and Special Reserve are all nice) - $8-9 each

    Florida Water Men’s Cologne by Murray & Lanman - $5-30 depending on the size

    Cade by...
  46. Re: Looking for the Allyear round signature scent. Suggestions?

    More than your budget (but worth it): Chanel Homme Edition Blanche

    Meets your budget: Body Kouros by YSL (can be found at online discounters, eBay, etc. Iíd opt for an older bottle.

    +1 for...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Caron Pour un Homme for the evening.

    Good night all :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Eternity by CK
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    Re: Winter purchases for men?

    My thoughts exactly... In this order as well :)

    I’m not a huge fan of TDH, so I’d swap that out with Bel Ami Vetiver instead.
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    Re: Best aftershave for under $10 on Amazon?

    I’d go with 2 products...

    1. Quinn’s alcohol free witch hazel
    -Followed by-
    2. Trader Joe’s Nourish Oil free facial moisturizer

    This combo will serve you well and last at least...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thanks N. Cal, much appreciated.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Congrats!!! I don’t think you’ll be disappointed :) This fragrance was a very limited run by YSL, so supplies are becoming more scarce.

    Please share you impressions when you receive it!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    114640SOTE: Jazz Prestige
    If youíre a vintage nut (and if youíre here, you probably are :) ) this is worth seeking out.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Zamak by Lalique

    I was in the mood for neroli but wanted something with a little depth and warmth. The nutmeg warms the scent while the vanilla softens it.

    Very nice and highly recommended.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Appreciate the shout out :)

    Great juice, Bavard!!!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Haha! Love me some vintage Curve (and as for Bourbon St, I’m sure there’s plenty of love for penicillin ;) !)

    Vintage Canoe for me on this dank New England morning.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Halston Z-14 for me.

    Really enjoy the deep vintage juice.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Krizia Uomo
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    Re: Why is Amouage Myths Man so underrated?

    Never took to this one but feel that it’s well crafted and understand its appeal to others.

    My favorites from Amouage are vintage Jubilation XXV and vintage DŪa. I also really enjoy Memoir but...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Canoe and used Pinaud Clubman shave cream as a base to set the tone.

    I feel like I just stepped out of a barbershop :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Cosmair Polo for me today.

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
  63. Re: Thanksgiving - choosing a scent for a day of family, friends, football and feasting

    Apple pie just seemed right so I went with a light-wearing comfort food in Herve Leger by Avon.
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    Poll: Re: Lying about fragrance when shipping

    In short, the answer is yes...

    I asked this exact question to a USPS worker who stated that there are companies that have contracts that bear some “exclusivity” with the USPS. I don’t understand...
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    Poll: Re: Lying about fragrance when shipping

    Is there anything more flammable than jet fuel? ;)
  66. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Esprit du RoŪ by Penhaligon’s for something lighter

    And

    Jacques Fath Pour L’Homme for the fall/winter
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Gucci Pour Homme I

    Damn, I enjoy this :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Paco Rabanne PH.

    Hope everyone is well!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Paco Rabbane PH

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Coriolan is a great scent and criminally underrated.

    The O.G. Calvin for me. Hands down the best CK fragrance ever produced.
  71. Thread: Sahara noir

    by checkmate
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    Re: Sahara noir

    It’s the nicest incense-centric scent that I’ve ever smelled, and I’ve sampled over a dozen. I think that this and Timbuktu represent Duchaufour’s finest work.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage Paco Rabbane PH

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
  73. Thread: Sahara noir

    by checkmate
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    Re: Sahara noir

    1. Sahara Noir
    2. Interlude
    3. Epic

    Sahara Noir is a top 5 fragrance for me... Always enjoy wearing it, especially around Christmas.
  74. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Great pic!

    Vintage: Pontaccio 21 by Gianfranco Ferre

    Current: Figuier Eden from the Armani Prive Line
  75. Re: Men that wear Chanel No 19 and Cristalle EDT or EDP?

    Own vintage vintage 19 EDT and love it. Tried vintage 19 EDP and liked it, but it isn’t nearly as versatile as the EDT.

    I have a sample of vintage Cristalle EDT. Nice scent and well constructed,...
  76. Re: Any amazing Camphor-centric fragrances out there?

    Fleurs de Sel by Miller Harris may be worth sampling.
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    Re: Casual fragrances for teenage boys

    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport
    Happy by Clinique
    Monsieur Balmain
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    Re: Winter cologne upwards of $100 preferred?

    There are so many but here’s a handful.

    Tabac Rouge by Phaedon
    Grand Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    Jubilation XXV by Amouage
    Black Line by Mancera
    Sables by Goutal
    Ambre Sultan or Chergui...
  79. Re: Similar to Paco Rabanne PH with better performance?

    As others have noted, vintage is the way to go.

    An alternative? Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland.

    Another that sits closer to vintage Brut but may fit the bill is Sartorial by Penhaligon’s.
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    Re: Tabac Rouge.......Damn This Is Good Stuff

    Arabesque by The Merchant of Venice is also worth looking into. Honestly, I feel that itís every bit as good as TR, though slightly more airy due to the wispy ginger note.

    I donít own TR because I...
  81. Re: Need Advice about Sending Large Amount of Samples within US Securely!

    Exactly :)

    I would also double bag everything to prevent leakage.
  82. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Nice pic ����

    Vintage Azzaro Acteur and Eau du Sud by Goutal
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    Aigner Super Fragrance for Men

    Pretty nice stuff, as is the womanís version thatís definitely unisex.
  84. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Great pic, free!

    I’d recommend:
    Amouage Dia
    and
    2 Man by CDG
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Lanvin Arpege

    Not sure if it qualifies for “vintage” being an ‘05 release, but it has been discontinued.

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Great juice and underrated IMO. It’s up there as one of my favorite masculine rose scents.

    With that said, I joined you :)

    Hope everyone has a great day!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    Big, bold and epitomizes the 80ís ;)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Francesco Smalto PH

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
  89. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Douro by Pengaligon’s for you :)
  90. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Ralph Lauren Monogram for you :)
  91. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Vintage One Man Show today.

    Hope everyone has a great day :)
  93. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Great pics Tough!

    I’m going to recommend a couple :)

    1. La Fumee by Miller Harris
    2. New York Intense by Nicolai
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Argentic by Alexandre J
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    Re: Which Mancera do you Recommend me

    +1 Lemon Line

    Sicily is also quite nice but leans slightly feminine. The peach hits pretty hard in this one and hangs around for the duration.
  96. Re: Expensive smelling menís fragrances not necessarily high priced?

    The entire men’s L’Occitane line smell’s more expensive than the asking price.
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    Re: Boucheron pour homme. EDP vs EDT?

    Well said.

    I canít say that I like one more than the other... The EDP is one of the few citrus fragrances that manages to survive in cooler weather which is great.

    I actually go for a layered...
  98. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    For Demon: Moschino Pour Homme
    For Danny: Ambra Nobile by Nobile 1942
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    Re: Fav Elie Saab "Essence" collection?

    Own and enjoy both the Amber and Neroli.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Monsieur Balmain

    Hope everyone has a nice day :)
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