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  1. Whatever happened to Paul smith fragrances??

    I remember them being in stores everywhere...
    Paul smith for men (green bottle)
    Extreme,London etc
    I guess Paul Smith just couldn't come up with a big seller. They were never sweet smelling...
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    I wouldn't call the replica line designer...

    1)Egoiste
    2) Fahrenheit
    3)Pi
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    Re: Let's talk about Drakkarr NIOR

    Just wanted to add that I saw a woman in her 60's buying a bottle for her husband recently and I wanted to ask her how in a store full of hundreds of fragrances, why she would want drakkar noir ......
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    Re: Let's talk about Drakkarr NIOR

    Last year I found a 200ml bottle on the street someone had thrown it away and it was full.
    It's just too dated and pungent for me so I gave it to my dad who already had a small bottle.
    He said I...
  5. Re: Michael Jackson's Fragrance Collection (Complete List)

    Sorry but it's not proven.
    Both of those dancers testified under oath that he never ever touched them.
    I hope he wasn't a pedophile but God he was so strange...
  6. Re: Michael Jackson's Fragrance Collection (Complete List)

    I read an old interview where he says his favourite fragrance is jungle gardenia a scent I had never heard of before.
    Sounds quite feminine. I have obtained a small Michael Jackson obsession...
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    Re: Really enjoying Kenzo Power this summer

    Thanks! Just want to add that Kenzo homme night is also fantastic. Wonderful tropical smell with good projection and longevity great alternative to the much more expensive virgin island water (which...
  8. Re: Rochas Man proof that Winter/Summer Scents exist

    Haha I'm just joking around but it smells better in cold weather I don't know why..
  9. Re: Rochas Man proof that Winter/Summer Scents exist

    Please elaborate..
    I'm wearing it right now and it's just not as strong
    as the vintage I think but people around me can smell it. You say 2013 but it wasn't in production then so you must have an...
  10. Re: Michael Jackson's Fragrance Collection (Complete List)

    David Bowie wore Minotaure
    Johnny Depp wears Zino
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    Re: Really enjoying Kenzo Power this summer

    Thanks hednic
  12. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    [QUOTE=Bigsly;4689366]Nice try? At what? Disclosing my own perceptions? I have no idea what your point is, but as far as this thread is concerned, "I'm outta here..."[/QUOTE
    Thankgod
  13. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    There is a long review of red at fragrantica where each was tested (vintage Vs new)and the conclusion was that current red is even better.
    Someone right here on this thread I think "colognist"...
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    Re: Really enjoying Kenzo Power this summer

    Never tried the cologne what's the difference??
  15. Re: Rochas Man proof that Winter/Summer Scents exist

    Rochas Man in the summer smells like a hooker who has sprayed axe dark temptation all over..
    In the winter however, it smells like 007 having a cappuccino in Rome...
  16. Re: If you had the choice would you get Eau Sauvage vintage, or new?

    I'd go for pour Monsieur actually haha
    But seriously eau sauvage is a classic
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    Really enjoying Kenzo Power this summer

    This beautiful creation from Olivier polge has become a pleasure to wear this summer.
    How a watery floral can smell so beautiful and masculine at the same time is not an easy thing to accomplish. ...
  18. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I remember it being popular in the 80's but they marketed it as being very upscale back then.
    Who knows how raw and expensive the materials were back then and how it's changed now.
    I know that I...
  19. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    Looks like I'll have to get both then!!
  20. Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur EDP USA Site Updated: Instock!

    I owned the edp years ago.
    They stopped selling it here along time ago but the EDT is readily available and I will be buying it soon but I want egoiste as well and that's a hard choice as both are...
  21. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    Current Zino smells great and is great value too.
    Smells the same as it did back in the day.
    There is an exhausting review of vintage Vs new on Kafkaesque or pyrgos I can't remember but it's worth...
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    Re: Axe....seriously??!?!?

    I have used their shower gels at the gym because they have a huge amount in them.
    I've never used a body spray though that's where the snob in me draws the line.
  23. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    Thanks bigsly, but I've seen some vintage bottles where the liquid looks almost black.
  24. Re: List And Rate The Men’s Issey Miyake Fragrance Line!

    Hmm..I remember smelling the original everywhere in the mid 90's all my friends used to wear it.
    I never bought it myself it was too simple and innofensive but yes it smells really nice.
    I read...
  25. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I couldn't agree more. I have been misled so many times. Vintage isn't always better and yes it's best to try out for yourself. But it's always interesting to read other opinions.
  26. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I'm enjoying Red actually it was a blind buy.
    It smells like obsession and polo green mixed together! At first it seems kind of dated but it sweetens after a while.. kind of reminds me of hot tamale...
  27. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    It seems that many vintage bottles out there have gone bad. There is an amazing honey note in Giorgio that I really like. I actually bought Giorgio Red for men yesterday because Giorgio for men was...
  28. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I don't see why BH as an acronym is "ridiculous".
    I have no idea what you are going on about but you are being rude and adding nothing to this thread.
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    Re: Niche Fragrances - Best bang for the money

    Serge Lutens used to be much better priced.
    Now their prices have more than doubled hell some cost three times more than what they used to...
  30. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    Thanks!
  31. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    Hednic did you like this cologne back in the day??
  32. Re: Woody Incense - anything better than Gucci Pour Homme 1?

    I've heard Comme des garcons man is similar
  33. Re: Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I will definitely be buying it soon hope it's still good
  34. Honestly..does current Giorgio BH hold up??

    I found a magazine from summer 1986 and there was a scent strip of Giorgio for men Beverly hills...
    The scent strip had not been opened and I opened it and man was I surprised!!
    it smelled amazing...
  35. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    Obsession night for men.
    Beautiful bottle with mirror effect but the scent is crap
    Totally worthless.
    The original and dark obsession are far superior.
    Not only is this one bad it's weak as...
  36. Re: Designer or Niche: A Reevaluation (very long post)

    What is niche and what is designer???
    The amazing Helmut Lang fragrances were designer fragrances not sold for more than 70 euros in department stores. Now after being relaunched , they cost 180...
  37. Re: Which one? Fahrehnheit EDT, Absolute or Parfum ?

    I tried the parfum the other day. It's sweet so for me it's quite different to the original.
    Maybe I'm in the minority here but the EDT smells like it always used to well to me anyway. And seeing...
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    Re: Should I even bother with Fahrenheit?

    It still smells the same to me and I will be buying a bottle for the winter months..
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    Re: Trussardi python vs fahreneit 32

    I would go for the trussardi although it is dicontinued for years now. It's great for the summer. I do not like the dior 32 at all. It's just not my style. My brother gave me his bottle and I gave it...
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    Re: Mugler B*Men: What are our thoughts in 2019?

    I still have the metal flask from bmen..
    It came with a mini comic book I remember.
    it's been years since i finished my bottle.
    I just remember that I liked it..
  41. Re: A*Men Formulations Today: How is the Performance?

    The flankers are all stronger than current amen.
    I had a 2008 bottle and it lasted more than 12 hours like pure wood does.
    My 2016 bottle of amen is toned down for sure why is anyone's guess. It...
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    Re: Aramis: Tabacoo Reserve or Havana?

    I bought Havana last year and the only thing I like about it is the drydown.
    The opening is too oldschool stinky for me.
    Strange how this was made in the mid 90's
    Seems like a 70's scent to me...
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    Re: Angel - history of bottles/special editions

    I agree !! The thing is both angel and a*men smell the same on me on the dry down. On other people angel does smell airy like candy floss on me it's like chocolate.
  44. Re: With the recent L’Oréal buyout of Mugler Azzaro Etc. Are You Worried?

    Did you read this somewhere about the La collection fragrances being phased out?
    I hope that's not true.
    They are the only Ysl fragrances that I really like.
    Rive gauche and M7 are classics....
  45. Re: Muscs Koublai Khan - smell the same in new 100ml Gratte Ciel bottles VS bell jar in recent years

    What I meant was that I don't find the Kiehl's musk similar to MKK..the Kiehl's is very old school it's not a timeless fragrance at all you can tell it's from the 60's..
    MKK is much more modern in...
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    Re: Fake Zino Davidoff? Your opinions please...

    I need to get a bottle of zino before it's gone
    it's so cheap.. 20 bucks for a big bottle..
  47. Re: With the recent L’Oréal buyout of Mugler Azzaro Etc. Are You Worried?

    Ultra zest is not being made anymore it was a limited edition but seemed to disappear really fast compared to the other flankers. For me L'oreal has totally ruined Body Kouros.
    Such a shame and it...
  48. Re: Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    Hi yes I've tried it it's too different to me I find the original superior as a fragrance.
  49. Re: Muscs Koublai Khan - smell the same in new 100ml Gratte Ciel bottles VS bell jar in recent years

    It's very expensive.
    You can buy the 60 ml travel spray for feminite du Bois for 90 euros on the Serge lutens site now that's good value.
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    Re: New Haarlem question

    So you believe that vintage Rochas man is superior well I will have to agree but I read somewhere that the perfumer of yohji home has tinkered with Rochas man now that he's the perfumer for rochas....
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    Re: New Haarlem question

    Thanks alot! I'll have to try new Haarlem I'm very curious
  52. Re: Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    105664
    could I be wrong here??
    I'm reading a review of spicebomb when it first came out in 2012 and the reviewer candy perfume boy says that it's a very soft fragrance with little oomph but...
  53. Thread: Hugo Boss?

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    Re: Hugo Boss?

    I bought Boss bottled night and really like it..
    A stingy musk.
  54. Re: Muscs Koublai Khan - smell the same in new 100ml Gratte Ciel bottles VS bell jar in recent years

    I don't find these two similar..
  55. Re: Escentric Molecules - let's talk about it

    The packaging sure is eye catching.
    A friend of mine wears one it's very strong but very synthetic ozonic smelling not my type of fragrance at all.
    I like gourmand fragrances but will try these...
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    Re: Any Organza fans?

    Yes the bottle is wonderful and the beautiful Yasmeen ghauri was used for the ads..
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    Any Organza fans?

    My mom used to wear this years ago sometimes i would spray my wrist when I was alone.
    This was pretty potent back in the late 90's..
    I'm curious on how it holds up today..
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    Re: Angel - history of bottles/special editions

    I'm male but I've been a big fan of both angel and a*men and I wear both. Hell I used to even wear angel innocent when it came as an aerosol can if anyone remembers.
    I had the 75 ml etoile angel...
  59. Re: Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    It seems spraying twice on each wrist instead of one spray -gives a better result. This is what I do with minotaure as well for it to have decent longevity.
    I will go back on Monday to find the...
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    Re: New Haarlem question

    I didn't press add to cart but that wasn't even possible about five months ago. It just said currently out of stock.
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    Re: New Haarlem question

    I own pure tonka it's a beast I also own Rochas man which is much softer
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    New Haarlem question

    I've wanted to buy this for a long time but it was out of production for months maybe a year.
    Some people said it was discontinued...
    But just noticed it's available to buy on the Bond no 9 site...
  63. Re: Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    The original version of ultramale was sickening in my opinion my god it was TOO strong! I think the current version is so so much better. You couldn't breathe with the original batches lol. It's a...
  64. Re: Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    Thanks for the replies guys
    Do we have to buy only niche to get good performance I don't know what to say...and the strong fragrances in my collection are not my favourites!!
    That is pretty bad...
  65. Angry at performance of new fragrance what can you do?

    So I've read here on the forums that spicebomb has become weak..I cautiously sample it from a tester last week twice- to be sure. The sillage is monstrous haha I laugh to myself..
    Not true after all...
  66. Re: Opium Pour Homme: Why Isn't This Mentioned More Often

    My opium edp is from 2011 it is a beast for sure.
    I've received many compliments.
  67. Re: Armani Code 2018+ Honest Opinions on Sillage/Projection and Lasting

    I had this in 2004 and from what I remember there was no 125ml bottle like there is now.
    Largest size was 75 ml.
  68. Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only. What would you say is the dominant accord/note? Please help.

    Are other people find the longevity weak or is it just me?
    Reviewers on YouTube seem to agree with me..
  69. Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only. What would you say is the dominant accord/note? Please help.

    I don't understand what you are trying to say here...
  70. Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only. What would you say is the dominant accord/note? Please help.

    Funny how you mention this fragrance.
    I finally bought a bottle of this because it's just a beautiful fragrance. It's been called generic and mediocre but I don't think that's true. This is one...
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    Re: Brandied Pear by Panah London

    I had two Kiehl's pear-the roll on oil..
    Both fell and broke. It was a very realistic pear
    Maybe I should try this one..
  72. Re: What would you wear to a fragrance awards ceremony!?

    I would wear vintage M7.
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    Re: Aesop Marrakech??

    From what I've read the original had real sandalwood and must have cost alot to use this ingredient.
    This is a new reformulation reworked by a different perfumer that is very faithful to the...
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    Re: Aesop Marrakech??

    Thanks!
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    Re: Perfume that lasts all day (???)

    Three fragrances that last all day to the next on me are :
    Angel Mugler it's still very potent unlike current a*men
    Essence de parfum Gaultier lasts untill next day.
    Mugler pure wood/Tonka Beast...
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    Re: Aesop Marrakech??

    A review I read says it's made of only natural oils.
    Their products don't use synthetics and when they do it's in tiny amounts. They advertise their products as all natural.
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    Re: Aesop Marrakech??

    Thanks for the reply.
    The intense is the same version no difference they just added the intense name for some reason.
    They used to sell Aesop products here but not anymore.
    But they do have it on...
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    Re: Worst perfume ads of all time?

    Brad Pitt for Chanel no 5...
    WTF??
  79. Re: What frags have you got rid of, only to reacquire sometime later?

    Versace man
    Contradiction
    The Dreamer
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    Re: Has Serge Lutens Lost The Plot

    Luca Turin gave Givenchy π one star..
    But he gave Britney Spears five stars for midnight fantasy...
    π is my favourite fragrance.
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    Re: Has Serge Lutens Lost The Plot

    Now you have to PAY for the wax samples...
    Lol times have changed..
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    Aesop Marrakech??

    I was wondering what you guys think about this fragrance..
    Also is it worth buying and does it have decent longevity..
    Read somewhere that it's made of natural ingredients only.
    I've tried Aesop...
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    Re: Bvlgari Black no longer in production

    Could be the last batch. Bought it for 34 euros 75ml bottle.
    I don't think it has a top, middle and heart base.
    I think it was meant to be the same from top to base.
    I have an email from Bvlgari...
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    Re: Antaeus Deodorant: Stick or Spray?

    Chanel uses alcohol in their deo sticks that's the only thing I don't like...
  85. Re: Fragrance Packaging/Bottles - Classy Vs. Trendy

    Love the dsquared bottles with the real wood around the glass. Love the a*men metal flask. I also like a nice box that is made out of nice paper and detailed like the box for π...
    Love opening a new...
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    Re: Bvlgari Black no longer in production

    The reason why I posted this is because I opened a brand new bottle last night, 2014 batch. It smells perfectly decent to me wish it lasted a bit longer that's all.
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    Re: Bvlgari Black no longer in production

    I still see it available in some department stores..
    I thought it was in limited production or something.
    Guess it wasn't selling well anymore.
    Back in the day it was a big seller not an easy...
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    Bvlgari Black no longer in production

    I received an email from customer service that the Bvlgari classic is no longer being made.
    This was always a wonderful fragrance.
    Smoke rubber and tea. There seems to be plenty of stock available...
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    Re: Le beau male is now discontinued

    Well the same could be said for most designer fragrances.
    It is made by the same perfumer that made Le male..
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    Re: Le beau male is now discontinued

    I like it as well!
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    Re: Underwhelmed by M7

    I had the original back in 2002 my god this was incredibly strong-one spray was enough.
    Just tried the new clear bottle version, and I have to say that M7 is an incredible fragrance.
    I think it's...
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    Re: Le beau male is now discontinued

    I don't believe these flankers are created for tax reasons.
    I know that Jean Paul gaultier invested alot of time and money for both le beau male and kokorico and kokoriko really did flop and he took...
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    Le beau male is now discontinued

    It just didn't catch on and I know many people don't like it.
    I really liked this for the summer and I like the mint mixed with the cheap musk.
    It seems gaultier just can't make another fragrance...
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    Re: 5 greatest male fragrances of all time

    Egoiste
    Joop Homme
    Green Irish tweed
    Pour Monsieur
    Π
  95. Re: Santa Maria Novella. Which are your favorites ?

    There is an art gallery by the acropolis here in Athens that sells quite a few Smn products.
    I've tried patchouli melograno, and tobacco toscano.
    I would definitely buy tobacco toscano it was...
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    Re: Had 2 insults on my Tom Ford Noir so far

    Lol that is funny. Youth dew can be nauseating.
    To the op I think you are too young to wear such a powerhouse masculine-it also has an 80's vibe to it which may not help in these times. BUT you...
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    Re: Minotaure question

    Thanks hednic.
    I guess the only way to really know is to ask the perfumer himself and I don't know if that would be difficult.
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    Re: A coconut/sunlotion cheapie please.

    I get coconut from kenzo homme night and I love it.
    Projects well too.
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    Minotaure question

    I have never bought minotaure but I have always wanted it.
    I know that alot of people say the current version is not very good and that a real sandalwood note has been changed to a synthetic...
  100. Re: Mugler's Ultra Zest Currently Selling at $165

    Ultra zest seems to be the one flanker that was truly limited in supply. It came and went real quick compared to say pure havane and kryptomint. I should have bought a bottle...
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