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  1. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    :thumbsup: Its stellar joos so it is!
  2. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Worth PH vintage.6 so far
    3 body sprays undershirt , 2 sides neck, 1 wrist .
    Feels like you can't overdo it!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Can't seem to get enough of this! Tidy *ss juice this
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Solid
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    Re: Do You Feel Like You're Cheating?

    I can't look Pour Lui in the eye these warmer humid days. It's itchin to be taken out very soon though, even if people stare.
  6. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Polo Green - 3 sprays to body undershirt - 1/2 hr prior to leaving residence. 2 more sprays to the hands and face head body clothes rub. 1 more later after middle eastern finger food :) 6 spray total.
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    Re: Decaration....without the cumin note.

    Yardley Citrus & Woods might fit the bill?
    Following Declaration > TdH> Citrus n Woods lines of thought!?
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Lol- eeeeasily done.
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    Re: Clean, summer fragrance recommendations

    Try Carven Vetiver perhaps.
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    Re: If you could 'swap' houses...

    Now I think of it, Wouldn't mind seeing (sniffing) Guerlain version of ODLR Pour Lui!
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    Re: If you could 'swap' houses...

    Tres interressant!
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    Re: Camp: notes on fashion

    I'm not even sure it is sincerely camp. Just sincere! It was the old days after all , you couldn't get away with that strap line nowaday!!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Polo Green
    Like a hug from much missed friend
  14. Re: Pascal Morabito - Thoughts? (Excluding Or Black)

    Interested to see what comes up - often see them at TKMaxx, never pulled on em' though.
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    Re: Camp: notes on fashion

    Lol just thinking about this, just gone past the "s" section in the Perfume book Turin - gets a good review lavendar-ambery woods.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Green with envy! No purchases for me for at least 3 weeks ( less I have a little cull! which I'm very tempted to do!) Must resist... zombie emoticon !!
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    Re: Stand up to humidity

    Ah that sucks! How is the 'Gold' version? Much different from EDT/EDP?
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    Re: Stand up to humidity

    Ha cool, yeah did think about Giorgio or GG today. Got a few days of foggy humidity forecast so I'll give em a go!
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    Re: Stand up to humidity

    I'll see how it goes with Blue. Added note, whilst filling an atomiser this morning, the Blue sprayer expels less than normal. Normal I pit at 100 sprays /10ml. Blue was like 150? Also found that...
  20. Re: How do you organize your perfumes and samples?

    By the looks of it, not well enough!!
    Dedicated shelf for fb's , no particular order, just what fits the jigsaw. Probably less used ones further aback.
    Make shift desk tidy (!) From a solid boot...
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    Re: Camp: notes on fashion

    Pour Lui
    Habite Rouge
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    Stand up to humidity

    I find humidity more than heat really eats up frags on me.
    What do you go for to stand up to and cut through humidity ?
    What would you recommend from my wardrobe?
    (Guerlain Vetiver yesterday...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 24th June, 2019

    Polo Blue EDP
    Fancied something different to my usual rotation, and something that might stand up to the mega humidity were having for the next few days!
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    Re: Fragrance suggestion for corporate gala diner

    The most clean / powdery est one. That's just what heat, and grey suit/ white smart casual says to me.
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    Re: Bugs Don’t Like My SOTD

    Ha lols
    Yeah you get cedar rings n blocks to pop around the house and wardrobes to keep moths away.
  26. Re: Pls recommend lavender/herbal fragrance (no.9 of max-10 collection)

    :lolk:
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    Re: Hipsters and Fragrance (do they mix)

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Wood and chocolate?

    Le Instant de Guerlain perhaps - patchouli n cacao ?
  29. Re: Pls recommend lavender/herbal fragrance (no.9 of max-10 collection)

    This did come to mind too - but i fear its a little far from herbal. I do enjoy it nonetheless. :thumbsup:
  30. Re: Pls recommend lavender/herbal fragrance (no.9 of max-10 collection)

    Seconding Azzaro PH and Caron 1.
    Adding Paco Rabanne PH for mega dry herbal , Eau Sauvage EDT (find it more herbal than EDP).
    Azzaro is what I reach for when I want lavender herbalness.
    Caron 1...
  31. Re: Grown man clothing (slacks, dress shirts, shoes and ties)

    Agree - not all Lewin stuff is great value - of all my shirts - these deteriorate the quickest. Probably one of the brands that trades on it "heritage" more than its actual quality!!
    Hawkes & Curtis...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    S'wat I'm tawkin bout
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    Re: "Oilyness" In Fragrance

    I get an 'oiliness' from Tsar and Red for Men. Kinda grooming oil like Vaseline Hair Tonic
  34. Thread: Layerer's Lounge

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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    It's blistering!
  35. Thread: Lets Talk Watches

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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Just reminded me, need to get one of these!
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    Re: Your Favorite Decade

    Cusp of swinging 60's.
    See "summer of rockets" BBC. Lol suit n boot come rain or shine. Hot, ? Roll up ya sleeves, being careful not to expose the elbows. ��
  37. Thread: Dress Sneakers

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    Re: Dress Sneakers

    Oxymoron
    :lolk:
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    Re: Men Wearing Jewelry

    Watch & Ring only.
  39. Re: Your Best Choice For Leather Conditioner/Cleaner For Leather Dress Shoes?

    Dubbin
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    Re: what are some best jeans?

    Marks & Spencer - excellent price to quality ratio
  41. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Original Vetiver Carven.
    Well not exactly first time today, been spritzing it every now and again since receipt. full wear today.
    What can I say! Referencing GV as I guess most if us are familiar...
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    Re: So what do you guys think I should try next?

    Yataghan
  43. Re: Most complimented fragrances for men under 30?

    That's sweet. Almost bitter sweet. Poetic. Bless
  44. Thread: Smells Like Money

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    Re: Smells Like Money

    Polo 'Green' semi serious answer !
    Lalique Homme smells pretty refined but not screaming 'I got that chedda I got that chedda'
    But then again, lots of different things probably smell how we...
  45. Re: Grown man clothing (slacks, dress shirts, shoes and ties)

    Agree cotton is the way to go.
    CT solid. Not sure if you have TM Lewin where you are, but similar and a tad less priced . Go to's for formal shirts.
    Dry cleaning prolongs life, yet may be a little...
  46. Thread: Layerer's Lounge

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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    Tried this last night, it's dynamite! One of each spray, Dreamer first. I don't know the chemical wizardry going on but it just throws the frag out beastly ways. Still smelt it well 12+hrs later. ...
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    Re: Perfume that lasts all day (???)

    Get an atomiser if you don't mind topping up! Then you can smell great alllll-day :)
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    Re: Help needed: Guerlain Vetiver or Tsar VC&A?

    GV - versatile and excellent in all its phases. Versatile as.
    Tsar personally hasn't enthralled me - spiky ice cool green.
  49. Thread: Layerer's Lounge

    by Ifti
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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    Recently thinking Versace Dreamer and Lalique Hommage a L'Homme would layer well. 1:2 or 1:3 ration. Lol will post up results!
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    Re: Benchmark scents or.. the classics

    Oud - Guerlain's Oud Essential - really good smells like spent agarwood chips
    Rose - Aramis 900 - a nice not over the top rose ( + some mossy funk )
    Leather - Pinauds Clubman Special Reserve -...
  51. Re: How Has Your Fashion Changed Through the Years?

    Lol not to knock anyone's choice of dress - but yeah we have a overwhelming trend of full sportswear here in the UK - training top/shell, jogging pants and obnoxiously priced air bubble footwear -...
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    Re: best guerlains for men?

    Cool!
    Yea +1 for essential trys:
    Vetiver
    Habite Rouge
    L'Instant de Guerlain
    And one I must try again Heritage!

    My fave of the lineup so far is Vetiver.

    Of the unisex/oriental line I found...
  53. Re: How Has Your Fashion Changed Through the Years?

    Argggh! Some embarrassing choices early on when my hormones went berserk.
    found 'vintage' in my mid teens before but was trendy so could pick up some nice old school quality for change.
    Was an out...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    All change all change!

    1. Yatagan
    2, Worth PH
    3. Hommage a l'Homme
    4. Dunhill Icon

    Have all moved on up.
  55. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Thats just some heavy duty photo lighting there! You can just about see through it by putting a lamp behind the bottle!
  56. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Pour Lui:
    Excellent development, wonderful dry down. Lush! I enjoyed it more than Antaeus. Gothic. Dressy. Dandy. Ticks a lot of boxes. Longevity and maturation excellent.

    Worth Pour Homme....
  57. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Pour Lui packs a fair punch for its price, if you like that sorta thing
    Worth Pour Homme. Smashes it for all round classic grace and refinements. Current like£8, vintages £15
    Lalique for a house...
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    What would you wear to the Cricket?

    Lol possibly a UK-centric thread here.
    Fortunate to be going to a World Cup cricket match tomorrow.
    I've chosen Lalique Pour Homme Lion- a classy genteel affair - just like the sport itself!...
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    Re: Notes breakdown for Hommage a L'Homme

    Man! the magic is in the dry-down.
  60. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Versace Dreamer.
    Pretty tidy - definitely see that it is in similar vein as Lalique Hommage. Have a feeling this'll grow on me.
    Thinking layering up with Hommage wood (!) be a treat, softening the...
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    Re: Notino Sales Question

    Sure do, create an account and you'll be subscribed to the emails with all sales/offers
  62. Re: what smells similar to ombre leather (tom ford) and colonia leather (Acqua di Parma )?

    Gucci Guilty Absolute perhaps.
  63. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    Check check 1,2! Feel ya on this. Few dribbled of Eau Sauvage Parfum lasts forever on these things!
  64. What would you wear to a fragrance awards ceremony!?

    Can't sleep.
    Saw some Fifi or Fufu or what haves you on fragrantica, looks pretty swish.
    Wondering what the bods who attend wear and MORE importantly what would you choose from your wardrobe.
  65. Re: If you could choose 1 or 2 notes to pair with REAL AMBERGRIS what would they be?

    Recently sniffing essential oils at a kinda white-witch/head shop - frankincense, lavendar and vanilla popped together real good. Dollop of ambergris :coolold:
  66. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    Sounds dope!
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    Re: Notes breakdown for Hommage a L'Homme

    Yeah gotta get me a day of TK Maxx snooping :thumbsup:
  68. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    Mmm, sounds good this. interested thinky face emoticon
  69. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    Lol my effort is a crude version of a essential oil burner now I think about it.
  70. Re: 6 Months on Basenotes and living a fragrant life. 10 bullet points of things I have learned so f

    Excellent post!
  71. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    Yeeea-ah! Dry down after a too many hours is stellar. Cull-list regrettably.
  72. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    I used to spray on a radiator in my room to 'get the feel ' of a frag.
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    Re: Notes breakdown for Hommage a L'Homme

    Haha good call!
    Yeah definitely taken me a while to get my head around Hommage. Certainly sticks around, the far drydown is dope, and where I get the oud. Agreed, so far learnt for me it's an...
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    Re: Do any scents motivate you?

    Yataghan makes me feel bad *ss!
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    Re: Notes breakdown for Hommage a L'Homme

    Shouldve SOTD'd it today doh! Alas tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow!
    By the by, I picked up Dreamer so will see what that brings forth!
    (On a deal Superdrug UK 200ml £31.50 to UK basenoters...
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    Notes breakdown for Hommage a L'Homme

    What are you getting from this?
    Been bugging me recently(!) - not a notes list on BN is simply "Woody notes, Oud, Saffron" and the Lalique website gives nothing away (as it does for other perfumes)?...
  77. Re: 'Spicebomb by Jean Paul Gaultier' causes bomb scare in Canada.

    Haha, yes I am also hesitant to type it in my search engine - no joke!
    104239
  78. Versace Dreamer 200mls £31.50 / Superdrug UK

    Superdrug UK - Versace Dreamer reduced to £21/100ml and on the buy one get one half price offer!
    ...
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    Re: Inexpensive gems that perform

    Lots of good suggestions here.
    Lol to keep it simple - Lalique! All can be had around £15-£30 ( whats that ? $20-$40)

    Pour Homme*
    EN
    ENS*
    EN Extreme
    White
    Hommage..
    A nice round line up...
  80. Re: Sure F*ck Cologne What the heck ? Someone has this ?

    Meh
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    Re: Best fragrance for a 22 hour train ride

    Prolly mugler from the list. Not sure how it develops over time.
    My first thought on reading the thread title was Geurlain vetiver. Stonking all day performer, all phases are top notch.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Another autumnal day here, Yataghan , far from being a beast on any level, is particularly smooth and sophisticated. Refined and unashamedly masculine, feels effortlessly good. (By effort here I mean...
  83. Re: Mugler Cologne: any similar fragrance with better longevity?

    Unanimous so far for OV.
    You might get some similarities or just plain like still - Les Infusions de Prada - Vetiver : soapy vetiver - with a little floral and powder.
    P.S. it's EDP strength
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    Re: Tradition et parfum Paris

    Cheers yeah - saw a like basic refiilable looking bottle with this and "cuir fetiche" label on it so my interest was peaked! Not certain its provenance
  85. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    https://www.notino.co.uk/fragrance-outlet/

    mostly 99% full bottles so I assume these are the returns.




    Cool yeah, must be worth it one way or another. Plus like you say is a good hook....
  86. Paco Rabanne PH "made in France / Puig France" ?

    Paco Rabanne PH "made in France / Puig France" dates?
    Thanking you!
  87. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    By the by, I enquired with Notino UK as to whether they take back say something I order, open and use to find I don't like it. They said yes no problems. Never had to do it but assuaged my fears on...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Worth PH Paisley edition. Darn good stuff so it is.
    After that old old grey stripe A/S had get this. A/S is pretty heavy , with a proper dank petrol leather that goes down hard on opening and calms...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    How's it? Had eyed this up lustfully in the past!
  90. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

    by Ifti
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Giorgio Beverly Hills. No nonsense big baws .
    Couldn't resist applying the vintage Worth PH, so I've broke my own rules by wearing two at once!
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Darn, this is good straight up from first spray.o n my wrists now, Broke one of my own rules by wearing two things at once. Incidentally the other is Giorgio Beverly for Men on my chest Rooaaarrr! ...
  92. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    Yes!
    I don't often purchase in store though - mostly due to the sh*tty experiences with SA's and general bad service ( not interested, go away, assuming your ignorance, being perturbed when I don't...
  93. Re: How Much Does Customer Service Matter In Regards To Purchases For You?

    Feel ya there -my interest in literally giving every other fragrance a niff from the bottle must be curious and arouses unwanted attention from men in black!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    104049
    Again very cool and windy here today UK. This stuff kinda rocks! Not as wimpy on performance as I initially thought. Sturdy. Masculine. Melds real well with body heat - becomes 'your' aroma...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    :thumbsup: Same!
  96. Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme (EDT) – Vintage Dating/Buying Guide

    Paco Rabanne PH "made in France / Puig France" dates?
    Thanking you!
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    Tradition et parfum Paris

    What is this?
    Brand?
    Googly search brings up gobble de gook?
  98. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

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    Excited
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    Re: Let´s play a game: naming a parfum.

    Possibly names that have gravitas - like Mortabar or something!
    Also picking stuff from British and other tradition/history/ancient mythology - Hastings, Inquisator, Et Tu?,
    (Pseudo)...
  100. Thread: Iris Question

    by Ifti
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    Re: Iris Question

    T'is a moreish note - I never really consciously was aware of it until I tried Dior Homme. Addictive stufff!
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