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  1. Re: Opium Pour Homme: Why Isn't This Mentioned More Often

    True that it is really potent! But it is so very difficult to get, at least where I am, that a bigger size would have been perfect! I'm just thankful that I have it still though :)
  2. Re: Opium Pour Homme: Why Isn't This Mentioned More Often

    It is also my understanding that it only came out in 50ml size. Would have loved a 100ml!
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    Re: 2003 Bottle of Givenchy Pi

    There was only one unfortunately :) LOL!



    Thanks hednic. Neglected to say that it was a sealed (!) bottle :) I'm very grateful as I searched for long!



    :rolleyesold: Probably because the...
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    Re: 2003 Bottle of Givenchy Pi

    PI is another old favourite of mine! I recently got a 100ml bottle from 2001 (if I remember correctly) for about $60 locally. :) If $90 is what is seen reasonable for 50ml then I think I scored a...
  5. Re: Opium Pour Homme: Why Isn't This Mentioned More Often

    I've worn the EDT for many years and ran out about a year ago. I am looking to buy a new bottle but it has become so rare over here - very difficult to find...especially at a good price. I'll...
  6. Re: NEW: Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambre (2016)

    Yes I tried it about a week ago. It's available here.
  7. Re: NEW: Issey Miyake L’Eau d’Issey pour Homme Noir Ambre (2016)

    The world isn't missing anything groundbreaking IMO unless you are a fan of 1 Million and its copies. I had kind of high hopes for this one but sadly not.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2016

    I've been watching a bottle of Guerlain Insolence EDP for longer than a year at this shop. Finally bit the bullet and blind bought it.

    Looking up the batch number it appears to be from...
  9. Re: What's the consensus on JPG Fleur du male?

    On this side my sexuality was questioned more than once when wearing something smelling remotely flowery! ...and I'm in a non-heterosexual relationship lol! An agreement was made years ago: you go...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th August, 2016

    Ghost Man :)
  11. YSL Opium (ladies) - EDT vs. Secret de Parfum

    Hi all

    Quick question :) hoping to get your feedback!

    I already own the ladies Opium EDT vintage (from the 80's I think), the EDT from 2005 (before that hideous bottle got introduced), and the...
  12. Re: Name The Vintage Fragrances You Are Lucky To Have

    Yohji Homme
    Dior Homme Intense
    Dior Poison
    Dior Dune Parfum
    Dior Hypnotic Poison EDT & Elixir
    Dior Midnight Poison Elixir
    YSL Opium EDT & EDP
    YSL Rive Gauche
    YSL M7
    YSL Nu
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste 2015.

    I was fortunate to get a near-full 100ml tester bottle recently for about $53 (!) I find the longevity and projection much better than the older type bottle I've had for about 7 years now.

    Is this...
  14. Re: Is this how the journey into vintage starts?!

    Thanks all for the responses! A very informative thread for me :)

    Bigsly - I am fortunate to own a bottle of Dune for women Parfum 50ml spray tester...which I think can only be vintage as I...
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    Re: Habit Rouge EDP vs Jaipur homme EDP

    I guess my response won't mean much as I've never smelled the Guerlain.

    But in all my fragrantic obsessions nothing could kick my Jaipur Homme EDP from its deserved pedestal :) YSL's Opium PH EDP...
  16. Is this how the journey into vintage starts?!

    About 6 months ago I was fortunate to get hold of a 1986 or so bottle of YSL Opium EDT...at an extremely good price. I am really happy with the purchase, with my limited ability to analyse...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2016

    Bought a while ago and received today:

    Christian Dior - Poison EDT vintage from 1987

    I have quite a few bombs in my arsenal...NONE come close to this nuclear MASTERPIECE!!!
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    Re: Most attractive bottle?

    Alexander McQueen - Kingdom...that heart in hand is too beautiful :) With Boucheron's Jaipur Homme EDP refillable bottle a close second :) Just look at that avatar of mine :)
  19. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    A cloud of Alien today at work...11 sprays in total :evil: And then someone knowing my passion saying she could smell me from a mile...with a smile :)
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    Reformulation and Thierry Mugler

    Reformulation...how I hate this word!! I know this is the board for the men's stuff but please indulge :)

    I've recently got new bottles of Angel and Alien which are from later than 2013 based on...
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    Re: What is Your 10/10

    For a moment I thought this was going to be study in niche :rolleyesold:

    Boucheron - Jaipur Homme EDP (always!)
    YSL - Opium Pour Homme EDP
    Thierry Mugler - A*men (with Angel a close runner-up)
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    Re: Cape Town & Surrounding Areas

    There are 2 places I go to for the more unusual options:

    Parfums de France - Constantia Village shopping centre. They stock many of the brands seen at La Parfumerie - i've also seen some...
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    Great article! Thanks!

    Great article! Thanks!
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    Re: Most overrated fragrance on Basenotes?

    Including most ridiculously expensive and over-priced "niche", exclusives and whatever can be had only because one has the money...not because it smells good :)
  25. Thread: I stink

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    Re: I stink

    This is one of two where I believe less is more. I've had some diverse reactions to Leather Oud - "you smell like the woodwork classroom!" amongst others. LOL! And that was when I over sprayed - like...
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    No posts over here?

    I've seen quite a few fellow South Africans on the other boards :) Lately I've been absent from here due to work pressures but hope to be more active again.

    I'd like to vent...if I may? :)

    I've...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit in the summer?

    More unique than Fahrenheit is quite a tall order :) I wear with abandon in summer and at any other time!
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    Re: Current Top 5?

    Boucheron Jaipur Homme EDP
    Christian Dior Dior Homme Intense
    Christian Dior Addict
    Thierry Mugler Alien
    Montale Black Aoud

    Thank goodness for designer...otherwise I'd be eating, drinking and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th March 2015

    SoTD: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    SoTE: Tom Ford Velvet Orchid

    The world smelled good!
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    The ones bought recently:

    Amouage Gold Man
    Guerlain Tonka Imperiale
    Chanel Coromandel (200ml!)
    Hermes Elixir Des Merveilles
    Tom Ford Velvet Orchid
    Tommy Hilfiger Tommy
    Armani Acqua di Gio
  31. Poll: Re: Lolita Lempicka's Au Masculin Vs Jean Paul Gaultier's Le Male

    Recently tested Le Male to see if it still packs the punch like it used to...sadly not. Got a bottle of the Lolita again after a long absence - still packs more than a punch. Thankfully the LL was...
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    Re: Dior Hypnotic Poison EDP Longevity

    Thanks Foustie for your kind comments! Yes, with my limited experience with the EDP, I find that it is sadly lacking some of the qualities that make the EDT so perfect for my wardrobe!

    And Annick...
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    Re: Dior Hypnotic Poison EDP Longevity

    Thanks hednic!

    And thanks jhericurls - I get that it's a women's one :) The boys here (from what I can remember don't care about gender) and there are quite a few ladies here as well :) Also, I'm...
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    Dior Hypnotic Poison EDP Longevity

    Hi all! Just curious to know from the crowd who has worn the EDP of Hypnotic Poison - there aren't many reviews here unfortunately.

    The longevity on my skin is exceptionally bad. I've got the...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    Christian Dior - Addict EDP (vintage)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    YSL - Kouros
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    YSL - Opium Pour Homme EDT (last bits from a bottle manufactured in June 2005 :))
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Haven't been here for a while :)

    Recent purchases include:
    Calvin Klein - Escape For Men
    Montale - Sweet Oriental Dream
    Lolita Lempicka - Au Masculin (older bottle type)
    L'eau d'Issey EDP
    YSL...
  40. Herrera For Men (vintage - maroon box with yellow dots)

    Hi there

    I'm looking for a bottle of Herrera For Men that comes in the maroon box with yellow polka dots. If anyone out there has one, please let me know. :)

    Thanks
  41. Found some YSL Rive Gauche blue silver & black bottle :)

    Hi everyone :) As I was searching for another Annick Mennardo (!!!) one I've still to have - Bulgari Black, of which I found a few 40ml bottles at about $45 or more at the local retailers. Obviously...
  42. Re: Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    Thanks everyone for the responses!! Much food for thought :)

    With the stuff I got in my wardrobe I'm just wondering would TF make a difference? I understand and appreciate the feedback about...
  43. Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    Hi again girls and guys!

    I'm curious to know if the Tom Ford private collection fragrances are worth exploring. I'm a confirmed Dior, Mugler and an older classic YSL addict.

    I walked past the...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Thanks Hednic :) I've shown it to the SO and there was a bit of hesitated happiness...the size of the bottle was a bit scary lol!! The fragrance was said to be good enough though :)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 8th, 2014

    Christian Dior - Vetiver :)
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Due to the rumours of possible discontinuation and limited availability, I bit the bullet and bought 250ml of Dior's Vetiver :) This was the last one and only size in stock.

    At appr. $275, was...
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    Re: Rich citrus summer scents

    3rd vote for Boucheron Pour Homme EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

    D&G Pour Homme (vintage)

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    D&G Pour Homme (vintage)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 10th, 2013

    Thierry Mugler - Angel

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    Thierry Mugler - Angel
  50. Poll: Re: Le Male: Who likes this fragrance? Who hates this fragrance? Favorite Vanilla Based Fragrance?

    I love Le Male regardless of whatever is said of it. I can't be bothered with niche that's supposedly better. Smells good to me, longlasting with great projection. It's got all I look for in a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday.Apr.23rd.2013

    JPG - Fleur du Male
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    Re: Name some "dry" fragrances you love.

    Paco Rabanne Tenere

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    Paco Rabanne Tenere
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    Re: SotD: April 21, 2013

    Thierry Mugler - A*men
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 19th, 2013

    Christian Dior - Addict

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    Christian Dior - Addict
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 18th, 2013

    YSL - M7 vintage

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    YSL - M7 vintage
  56. Re: If you could only choose five vintage scents to complete your collection, what would they be?

    Cacharel Pour l'Homme vintage
    Givenchy Xeryus vintage
    Jean Patou Joy vintage
    Issey Miyake Le Feu d'Issey
    YSL Eau Libre
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

    Thierry Mugler Alien Essence Absolue

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

    Givenchy Gentleman

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    Givenchy Gentleman
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 13, 2013

    SoTD Guerlain Jicky parfum
    SoTE Versace The Dreamer after reading the recent thread. One of the better ones in my wardrobe :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 11th, 2013

    Boucheron - Jaipur Homme EDP

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    Boucheron - Jaipur Homme EDP
  61. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Definitely Gucci Pour Homme 1976 from LeeroyDaBoy!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    YSL - Kouros

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    YSL - Kouros
  63. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    Boucheron Jaipur Homme EDP...always first and foremost :)
    Thierry Mugler - A*men
    YSL - Opium PH EDP & Nu EDP
    Cartier - Santos Concentree
    Dior - Hypnotic Poison (vintage) & Dior Homme Intense
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, Apr, 6th, 2013

    Alexander McQueen - Kingdom
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Apr, 5th, 2013

    Christian Dior - Dune Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Apr 4th, 2013

    Calvin Klein - Obsession For Men
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, March 30, 2013

    Dior Homme Intense (vintage)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 28th, 2013

    Thierry Mugler - A*men Pure Havane
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

    Balenciaga - Cristobal Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

    Gucci - Envy For Men

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    Gucci - Envy For Men
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 24, 2013

    Christian Dior - Dune Pour Homme :) just as beautiful as I remember from the late '90s

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    Christian Dior - Dune Pour Homme :) just as beautiful as I remember from the late '90s
  72. Re: Yatagan...does anyone actually like this?

    Taste differs and that's OK in my world. The only thing I don't like about this one is that it doesn't last on my skin. And I'm infamous for spraying copious amounts of Black Aoud... One/two sprays...
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    Re: NU by Yves Saint Laurent: blind buy ?

    If it's the EDP then grab it with both hands!! Very masculine on my skin, with excellent longevity and projection. Can't comment on the EDT unfortunately.

    Oops just re-read your post and saw...
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    Re: Your 10 Modern Masterpieces?

    Lots and lots of niche!!!

    I'm not into the newer stuff, but the recent ones that wowed me are:

    Dior Homme Intense
    Dior Addict (original EDP)
    Dior Leather Oud
    YSL M7
    ELDO Rien
    Thierry...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    Balenciaga - Cristobal PH 100ml plus aftershave balm & shower gel, and Dior Dune PH 100ml tester :)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, March 23, 2013

    Balenciaga - Cristobal PH newly bought :)
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    Kenzo Time For Peace and Yohji Homme. I'll also add Thierry Mugler Angel the upright star.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

    Gres - Cabochard
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

    Givenchy - Gentleman
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    Givenchy Gentleman 100ml aftershave lotion showergel :)
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    Thierry Mugler - Alien Essence Absolue 60ml refillable bottle :)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

    Lolita Lempicka EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, February 18th, 2013

    Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme

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    Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 15th, 2013

    After a long and challenging work-week, an extra-special one from my wardrobe:

    Boucheron - Jaďpur Homme EDP

    :)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

    JPG - Fleur du Male
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

    Dolce & Gabbana EDT (ladies)
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    Re: Angel women

    Same here...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, February 9, 2013

    The last precious drops of Dolce & Gabbana - By Man as SoTD...

    SoTE: Gres - Cabochard

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    The last precious drops of Dolce & Gabbana - By Man as SoTD...

    SoTE: Gres -...
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    Re: Versace: The Dreamer

    Love it and always will :) Strong and sweet just the way I like them.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Febuary 8, 2013

    Thierry Mugler - Angel
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

    Dior Homme Intense :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

    Gres - Cabochard


    Congratulations!!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 28th, 2013

    Thierry Mugler - Womanity
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 24th, 2013

    YSL - Kouros
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

    Alexander McQueen - Kingdom
  96. Looking for YSL Opium Pour Homme EDP

    Hi all!

    I'm looking for a bottle of Opium Pour Homme EDP. I am able to offer L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme in return.

    Please PM me.

    Thanks!

    PS. not sure if this should go in the "Items...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, January 21st, 2013

    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme (vintage)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 18th of January 2013

    Tom Ford - Black Orchid
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, January 17, 2013

    Carolina Herrera EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    Versace - The Dreamer
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