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  1. Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme INTENSO is finally out

    http://www.fragrancenet.com/fragrances/cologne/dolce-and-gabbana/dolce-and-gabbana-intenso/eau-de-parfum#!260285

    25% off here but only 6 left as of this posting.
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    Re: Spicebomb Eau Fraîche ... thoughts?

    Tested it at Nordstrom's last week. I thought it was different enough at first spray to warrant owning both if you owned the original, but after drydown it just smelled like a lighter version of the...
  3. Re: Fragrances that disappeared before our very eyes..

    Armani Attitude. I fell asleep on purchasing a back up bottle and by the time I was out, it was discontinued and the price had tripled everywhere.
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    Re: Midnight in Paris: Overhyped and overrated?

    I own it and love it. Will always be in my top 10. A better version of Bvlgari Black ... IMHO.
  5. Re: Armani code, Armani code ice, Armani code sport?

    Code Ultimate is nice, and nearly identical to the original to all but those with an exceptional sense of smell.
  6. Re: Armani code, Armani code ice, Armani code sport?

    To my nose anyway ... Code Ice and Code Sport smell almost nothing like the original Armani Code. They should have been named something totally different and neither are nearly as good as the...
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    Re: Colognes that have become "played out"

    Anything with Oud. I'm hoping this is just a fad as I really, REALLY dislike Oud.
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    Re: Completely blown away by Halston Man Amber

    Used to own this and loved it for about a month. But after a while, there was this kinda sharp note that not only annoyed me but downright made me nauseous.

    On the bright side, it lasted about...
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    Re: Intenso Dolce & Gabanna now at Macys

    http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/dolce-gabbana-intenso-for-men-cologne-collection?ID=1863226&CategoryID=58040#fn=sp%3D1%26spc%3D442

    Not a good sign when they offer a 6.7. That tells me "here's...
  10. Re: TOM FORD Conditioning Beard Oil Oud Wood, Neroli Portofino & Tobacco Vanille

    As opposed to head hair that repels dirt particles??
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    Re: Donna Karan Fuel for Men.

    I own both and the newer version is nearly identical to the original ... only in a very different bottle.
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  12. Re: Merry Christmas!!! What scents do you know that...

    You beat me to it! This always reminded me of Christmas.
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    Re: For Xmas I received.......

    A*Men Pure Wood.

    The only A*Men flanker I can truly say I truly like.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    I can't speak for the older formulation but I recently purchased a newer magnetic cap bottle from Fragrancenet and it's very strong in both projection and longevity. 2 sprays max.
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    Re: Brioni Eau de Toilette

    I tested it at my local Neiman's also and did like it. Way over priced though. If it were in the designer price range I would likely purchase it.
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    Re: Best Perfumes of 2014 - Fragrantica

    I'm completely baffled this one can make any top 10 list except for "worst of 2014".

    Definitely one of the worst scents I've ever smelled over the years.
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    Re: Richard James: No longer making fragrance?

    Great review! Good to hear it resembles the original even if not exactly the same. Will definitely be purchasing a bottle in the near future.
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    Re: Other addictions

    I get addicted to whatever my "flavor of the moment" is. Learning guitar, I HAD to have a Les Paul, Fender Stratocaster, etc.. I've since sold them because I sucked!!

    Now I'm back at the gym,...
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    Re: What is your holiday present to yourself?

    Nearly every day is a holiday in my mailbox.
  20. Re: Ever Tempted by a Great Deal for a Scent You Don't Love?

    Just did this today. Bentley Intense gift set from Fragrancenet for $41. Used to own it but sold it as it wasn't for me. I had paid $100 for just the bottle at the time. This gift set will be a...
  21. Poll: Re: Interested in knowing everybodys AGE and SEXUAL ORIENTATION

    Among the dumbest questions I've read here in years. What the hell does someone's age, race, or ESPECIALLY their sexual orientation have to do with their fragrance hobby??

    While we're at it, why...
  22. Re: Best burning incense type of frag besides M7 and the CDG Incense series.

    Oh yeah, this one ^^^. Blind bought it about a month ago and love it!
  23. 25% off Fragrancenet coupon ends Dec. 11th

    HTFP4

    Got a nice Bentley Intense gift set for $41.24. 3.4 oz. edp. + 1 oz. travel spray. 4.4 oz. for a hair over $41 .. not bad.
  24. Re: Timbuktu ruined? New packaging & reformulation

    This was my SOTD today, and here's my experience.

    It's been years since I sampled the original formulation, but there was a thread in the "Discounts and Coupons" forum a few weeks ago that...
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    Re: I need all the best sandalwood frags

    MPG Santal Noble for sure.
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    Re: Help critique my next purchases

    IMHO, all good except for the Creed. It's not terrible but so, sooo overpriced for basically a generic skin scent with near zero projection.
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    Re: New: Aramis Adventurer

    ^^^^ A.... f*in'.....men!!!!
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    Re: How are Jo Malone perfumes?

    Weak, weak, weak. I'm amazed they're still in business. I can't for the life of me figure out who would buy fragrances that don't last more than a half an hour ... even on clothes!!
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    Re: What are the best Mancera colognes?

    I own Wind Wood, Kumkat Wood, and 2 bottles of Cedrat Boise. I plan on purchasing Roses & Chocolate next. As with many houses, some scents are really good, some not.

    I do like the quality of...
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    Re: Kiton Black... Amazing, yet not hyped.

    It was a while back. I remember it was exclusive to Bloomingdale's at the time. Had to be at least 6 years ago.
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    Re: Kiton Black... Amazing, yet not hyped.

    I bought Kiton Black from Bloomingdale's when it first came out. Thought it was decent enough but wound up selling it after a couple of wears because it stayed very close to my skin after an hour or...
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    Re: Name One Frag You Love And Explain Why

    DK Fuel.

    How do I know I love it? Because I've never EVER received a single compliment on this scent yet I continue to wear it and have never gotten tired of if after all these years.

    Kinda...
  33. Re: Bel Ami Vetiver - Quite possibly my new signature ??

    This is exactly how I feel also about Bel Ami Vetiver. Sniffed it at Neiman's and bought it on the spot. Liked the first time I wore it but it just didn't blow me away like when I sampled it. I do...
  34. Re: What are you wearing for the Polar Vortex?

    M7 on the outside

    Jack Daniels on the inside.
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    Re: New Amouage Interlude Watered down

    I just recently purchased Interlude Man (with the magnetic cap) and I'm getting monster sillage and longevity from just a couple sprays.

    Of course, I haven't tried the previous version so I...
  36. Re: TOM FORD Conditioning Beard Oil Oud Wood, Neroli Portofino & Tobacco Vanille

    I would love to get the Oud Wood oil when it's available but afraid I'm going to have to buy the fragrance also to match it. I doubt anyone could wear the beard oil and a different fragrance on...
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    Re: Cedrat Boise by Mancera

    These threads always inspire me to wear Cedrat Boise when I haven't for a while.

    Happy to report my 100% compliment record is still intact with this one. Only worked half a day today .. 4...
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    Re: Arpege Pour Homme...Thoughts?

    I like it also and have gotten many compliments with it.

    Another fragrance that could be had very cheap some years ago but now some prices on ebay are ridiculous.
  39. Re: What are the most versatile new releases...

    Just off the top of my head, Dior Homme Eau is very versatile IMHO.
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    Tommy Bahama Island Life ?

    http://s7.tommybahama.com/is/image/TommyBahama/199002_199_main?$pd_zoom$

    I've come to not expect much from Tommy Bahama scents but this one only lists 3 notes (bergamot, nutmeg, and cedarwood)...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 3, 2014

    http://sis02.de/28980/img/RICHARD_JAMES__3995P.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    I used to wear this all the time back in the day and I still have a 1.7 bottle. My personal experience is that it really lives up to it's name. Nice casual scent with good longevity and sillage...
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    Re: A touch of Vanilla

    BPAL's Snake Oil.
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Nice one. You must have paid a pretty penny for it.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    http://manceraparfums.com/141-large_default/kumkat-wood.jpg
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    Re: New Bond No.9: New York Sandalwood

    Not a fan of Bond No. 9 but the notes do sound nice. Will definitely seek out a sample.

    Just a random rant ... how did carrot ever make it into the fragrance scene? Who was the first to think...
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    Re: D.S. and Durga

    This has been my experience also. I did try most of the line from their sample pack and did like a few, but no legs at all on my skin.
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Homme Eau for Man

    It didn't blow me away but I like it enough that I would buy it if it comes to Fragrancenet or other online discounters.
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    Re: Comme de garcons black

    I thought it was decent but didn't last long at all on my skin. Stick with the likes of Avignon and Bois d'Encens.

    I also found a really good one (blind buy) in Rouge Bunny Rouge Embers. ...
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    Re: Joop Nightflight

    Definitely a love/hate scent. One of my most complimented scents of all time but for one reason or another, I rarely reach for it.
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    Re: Your kings of powder

    Oooooh yeah ...
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    Re: Amouage Interlude's EPIC longevity!!!

    Just recently purchased Interlude Man and love it. My only gripe is it's sometimes hard to get just the right application. DEFINITELY don't want to over spray this one but too little doesn't work...
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    Re: What happened to forum members of the past?

    I remember Scentemental being a big part of this forum a while back and having a great knowledge of fragrances. Then there was this dude Serpent who used to just piss everyone off because he was...
  54. Re: Odin. has anyone tried or own one of these?

    Sampled the entire line and only thought Semma was FBW. Same vein as Hdp1899 Hemmingway/V&R Spicebomb but didn't seem to last as long as either ... which was my experience with all the Odin's I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, October 18, 2014

    http://www.diptyqueparis.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/523x768/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/v/o/volutesp75.jpg
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    Re: Tonight's Cologne Related Mall Experience

    Sounds like a scam to me.

    They probably went to Footlocker and other stores to try the same thing.
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Rouge Bunny Rouge Embers
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-T5PdmteVEmA/Uxew3Hy-GMI/AAAAAAAAFQQ/z177Z-j7RB4/s1600/RougeBunnyRougeEmbers0005.jpg

    Amouage Interlude Man...
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    Re: What's closest to human skin??

    Lol .. I could never do that to a live animal.

    Now a fetal pig ... Hmmm ... 'nother idea?!
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    Re: What's closest to human skin??

    That's actually not a bad idea ... maybe a softball. Hmmmm....
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    Re: L'Homme Sage - Absolutely Amazing

    Over the years I've sampled and sampled and sampled L'Homme Sage and personally never thought it was worth the hype. I remember purchasing an atomizer from someone and gave it a full wear once. It...
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    Re: What's closest to human skin??

    Yes, I guess I could have worded my question better. With many fragrances I've tried on myself, I can't get a good grip on what I would smell like passing someone else and the trail it leaves...
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    What's closest to human skin??

    I know this sounds a bit weird and a little Hannibal Lecter, but I'm so tired of spraying fragrances on myself and not liking them and then smelling that same scent on someone else and loving it. I...
  63. Re: What's your least favorite category for colognes/frags? What's your favorite?

    Least - anything "Oud" prominent.
    Most - fresh, daytime, casual
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    Re: La Nuit vs Spicebomb

    ^This. I sampled Spicebomb many times and wound up purchasing both big and small bottles of HdP 1899 because I think it's vastly superior. I've also owned La Nuit since it's release. I don't think...
  65. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    Almost a bargain for a 100ml compared to many of the offerings at Luckyscent like Profumum's and such.

    I am wondering now that with it's re-release, will these nuts on ebay selling the original...
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    Re: Do all a*men have the same opening?

    I never thought the original A*Men had a drydown. Pretty linear from start to finish IMHO.
  67. Re: Orange you glad that there is a Concentré version of Eau D'Orange Verte?

    I love the smell of Concentré but never got more than an hour before it faded into nothingness.

    Hoping they come out with an Eau D'Orange Verte Concentré Extreme parfum.
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    Rouge Bunny Rouge Embers?

    I know this is a long shot, but I'm wondering if anyone actually owns a bottle of this (or any other RBR fragrances) and what their impressions are? The scent's notes look interesting and I can get...
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    Re: Could a guy pull off Memoir Woman?

    Yes, I agree. I usually head there first when looking for samples. Top notch service.
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    Poll: Re: The best Allure Sport in your opinion?

    Eau Extreme is my fave of the line. Haven't tried Sport Cologne Sport though.
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    Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver ?

    I just researched this was a 2013 release but my local Neiman's just got this in and I have to say I'm very impressed! I owned the original Bel Ami some years ago and from what I remember, wasn't...
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    Re: molecule 01, a bestseller ?

    Sampled this more than one and never was my admittedly untrained nose able to smell a damn thing.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Clive Christian L

    Just sampled this today at NM's and I definitely see a FB in the future,. A tad too much rose for my liking but I can deal with it since the rest of the scent is amazing.
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    Re: Could a guy pull off Memoir Woman?

    Thx people. Will seek out a sample now.
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    Could a guy pull off Memoir Woman?

    I see Fragrancenet carries many Amouage scents now and with the 21% coupon you can find online they seem to be pretty good deals. I've been reading in the directory about Memoir Man and most say it...
  76. Poll: Re: USA members POLL: Do you intend to buy the Pure Coffee reissue?

    I'll wait for the reviews.
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    Re: Will I like Serge Lutens Fille En Aiguilles?

    I would do a "fragrance 101" and get a nice size sample first of this one that you can get a full wearing out of. I purchased a full bottle of FEA based on a small sample and it was a disaster for...
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    Re: Looking for LICORICE!!

    Discontinued, but Escada Casual Friday has a nice licorice note.
  79. Re: Please evaluate my wish list of niche fragrances to buy in October

    I've tried or owned all on your list and the only ones I personally would consider must haves are Gengis Khan and Santal Noble.

    Although both have been reformulated so I can't comment on the...
  80. Thread: Nostalgia

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    Re: Nostalgia

    Nostalgia. Literally. The one from Santa Maria Novella. It's always reminded me of the Testors glue I used as a kid to assemble my Aurora monster models.
  81. Re: Looking for something smokey for the cooler weather

    Thx. It must be rare because I can't seem to find it for sale anywhere.
  82. Re: Looking for something smokey for the cooler weather

    Which one? There's 7 in the line.
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    Re: Do anyone else NOT want monster sillage?

    You hit the nail on the head right there. I prefer scents that have the "potential" for monster sillage so I can control how I want it to project on any particular day or situation. Can't do that...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Clive Christian L

    Thx. I will be seeking it out now.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Clive Christian L

    Just curious hednic ... the oud and rose notes, are either dominant notes on the drydown? I'm not a big fan of either but can tolerate them if they're in the background.
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    Re: INVICTUS by PACO RABANNE

    That can also mean it makes them run to the bathroom.
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    Re: INVICTUS by PACO RABANNE

    I liked the opening but the drydown was horrible on my skin. A big "pass" for me.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Good points. But the real reason I ask now is that my flacon from when Aventus first was released has nuclear longevity and projection. The subsequent purchases of Aventus I've made over time from...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Just curious if anyone here has purchased Aventus from both the Creedboutique.com website AND one of the online discounters or ebay ... and how you would compare the 2. Are the ones directly from...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I just received yesterday my 4oz. 14A01 batch bottle and can't imagine the C01 has more pineapple. I'm getting MOSTLY pineapple from A01 and very little smoke. My personal experience though, is...
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    Re: Bond Bleecker st. is sooo underrated!

    From what I've read on this forum, it's not underrated at all. In fact, it's one of the few Bond's that gets more praise than hate. I tried it many times based on the positive responses and it just...
  92. Thread: Atomizers??

    by ziffy321
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    Re: Atomizers??

    Thanks for the suggestions people. I'm gonna try accessoriesforfragrances because I'm never gonna need $50 worth of atomizers, so no good on bestbottles.

    PalmBeach, I also learned the hard way...
  93. Thread: Atomizers??

    by ziffy321
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    Atomizers??

    Which ones do you use and which are the best? I'm looking for a 1 oz. size and the ones I got from Madina leak bad.
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    Re: Pluriel - My new fave from MFK

    I don't know guys. I own and love both IB and Pluriel and but I'm not getting any connection between them. Granted I don't have the best nose to say the least, but I use Invasion Barbare for my...
  95. Re: What's your favorite from the Creed Acqua Originale line ? Or none of them?

    Nah, even at that price the few I've tried didn't last or project at all on my skin.
  96. Re: What's your favorite from the Creed Acqua Originale line ? Or none of them?

    Just a head up ... anyone on Parfum1's mailing list who received their 20% coupon can get any of these for close to 100 bucks off. They're all listed at $255 minus your 20% gets you close to $200. ...
  97. Re: What's your favorite from the Creed Acqua Originale line ? Or none of them?

    This is my answer also ... exactly.
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    Re: Pluriel - My new fave from MFK

    Sampled this today at Neiman's and bought it on the spot ... something I RARELY do. Not a sillage monster but good enough.. Something I can't say for the rest of the line that I've tried.
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    Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    I'm hoping it's in the same vein as Aventus but different enough to warrant owning ... like Cedrat Boise.
  100. Re: Bond No. 9 SOP for him/Bond No. 9 HTTP= Aventus ??

    I feel the same way about Mancera's Cedrat Boise. So much so I have 2 back up bottles. Same concept as Aventus but miles apart in other ways. I've also received more compliments with CB than...
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