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    Re: Where can I find GIT?

    just save up and get it at neiman marcus or aedes,lots of fakes out there.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 26 October

    amber extreme
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    Re: What would Amy Winehouse wear?

    Hahahah I love her attitude so rough but sexy! "It's not enough, you love blow and I love puff" Go Girl!!!!!
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    What would Amy Winehouse wear?

    I'm such such a big fan,saw her live,she was just amazing! I wonder what type of men's fragrance that SHE would wear? Or Women's?Back to Black is such an awesome album, on heavy rotation here on my...
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    Re: The drydown of GIT

    ditto girls just go crazy over g.i.t's drydown!
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    Re: What is your favorite creed Fragrance?

    g.i.t and royal english leather
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    Re: the next addition to your wardrobe?

    I'll be in Singapore on Nov 4th going to buy me at Jasina Aramis Havana

    I'll stop by Tang's and going to get me G.I.T and Erolfa and maybe Tea for Two
  8. Re: *UPDATED*: Match The Fragrance To The Picture!

    Bandit! Boy George looks similar to that woman in Total Recall that Arnie disguised himself in.
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    Re: Pick -One-, No 'Top Three'

    Dzing!
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    Poll: Re: What to Wear to a LOUD Rock Show

    I was just wondering,wouldn't it be cool to go with retro scents released during the early 80's? just for nostalgia's sake?hehehehe.
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    Re: A 'new' Neroli from L'Occitane?

    hah?L'Occitane discontinued Original Neroli?I was just at the store yesterday and there are two bottles left! I think I should snap both of them!
  12. Re: need recommendation for casual/active/indie/oddball friend

    Fou D Absithe from L'Artisan
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    Re: Montale Paris Store Question

    you can buy them from Aedes De Venustas and have them mail ordered it for you,btw the shop is in NYC.
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    Re: Lutens,Artisan,confused!

    thanks guys.i've tried dzing,tea for two,chergui and amber sultan. got some other lutens but i got confused which scent strip was which.got to a bit less over-zealous this time around. i really do...
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    Lutens,Artisan,confused!

    I'm going to singapore next week and I've tried out Lutens and Artisan at this one shop at Raffles Hotel:

    I'm planning on buying these:

    Artisan(small bottles) Tea for Two,Vetiver,Merchant Loup...
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    Re: Scents for a possible library job?

    Polo Green always reminds me of a library.
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    Re: Trussardi frags....

    Trussardi Uomo(black faux leather bottle) is the only Trussardi that I like. Purchased a bottle about a month ago and it does seem weaker than I remembered it back in 1989. Back in 1989 it was much...
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    Re: Blenheim Bouquet

    smells like pinesol or dettol
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    Re: Moustache Rochas

    I imagine "The Butcher" from the movie "Gangs of New York" would wear?
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    Re: R de Capucci, is it worthy of all the Hype?

    The R might stand for the first name of Roberto, Roberto Capucci isn't it? So might be Roberto de Capucci.but don't quote me on that.
  21. Re: Which....cK one or cK be, do you like better?

    ck be
  22. Do people around me consider it weird smelling these....

    I went to Singapore's Jasina and pretty much bought discontinued and hard to find scents(in this part of the world Devin,Obsession,Zino aren't available in any department stores so not many people...
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    Re: Aramis reintroducing the classics?

    a glimmer of hope that it is possible to get it,unlike furyo,ho hang club,carven vetiver dry,blend 30
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    Re: what is a perfume for dandy?

    Dior Homme(most women that I know of think that it's too feminine)
    BlackXS
    Sybaris by Puig
  25. Re: What fragrance in your collection that you must have at all times?

    YSL PH Original
    G.I.T
    Obsession for Men
    Black XS
    Devin Aramis
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    Re: R de Capucci, is it worthy of all the Hype?

    When i smelled it, a bottle of it costs 10 singapore dollar,which is like 7 bucks U.S.
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    Re: Aramis reintroducing the classics?

    Yup, i check the directory,no skull and bones by Havana,check it out. Estee Lauder,why reinvent the wheel by introducing Always,Life and derivatives of them. Just reintroduce Havana,Chromatics,Havana...
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    Re: R de Capucci, is it worthy of all the Hype?

    I smelled it from the bottle,it was fresh and green?I think a little cheap smelling but really nice. It's dirt cheap so can't go wrong with it. can anybody tell me where I can get Punjab by Capucci?
  29. Re: would Drakkar be different than those i already have?

    The last time I wore drakkar was when I was in the 6th grade.man,it brings back memories of summer school!
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    Aramis reintroducing the classics?

    For years I couldn't find Devin and Aramis 900,the last time I asked about Devin was back in 1989 in Brighton on Hove and the sales lady told me that it was discontinued. Then on my trip to...
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    Re: problems with scentiments

    With all the fake/grey/blackmarket Creeds,I wouldn't mind saving my salary towards getting the real thing at Neiman Marcus or Aedes Venustas,just for peace of mind and won't be worrying later down...
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    Re: Kouros Fraicheur

    Almost non existent at major department stores.I was in Singapore last week and had to go to a specialty parfum shop Jasina and bought the remaining stock. It is not being imported anymore to South...
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    Re: A bounty of discontinued frags!

    Same here,just scored some at Jasina in Singapore:
    Furyo(still a couple of bottles left at the store)
    Balenciaga PH(two left)
    Hohang Club(two left)
    Krizia Spazio(none left)
    Original Jazz in...
  34. Re: Hello!! Did No One Notice The "new" Front Page?

    What's her beef with us anyways?how come she doesn't show us "Kojak von Spears?"
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    Jasmina in Singapore drove us nuts!

    Right now I am in Singapore and of course I went to Jasmina Parfum shop where Marlen went when he was here. Oh my god, I went nuts! I went there with my sister and my mom and my mom was skeptical at...
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    Re: Conflicting Opinions - Women, help!

    Wear it, I love GIT,maybe your sis and mom are used to aqua di gio clones.They'll love GIT,trust me,in time!
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    Re: Clinique Tailoring For Men

    Yes,a lot of my favorite scents are discontinued or reformulated into weaker,alcholy clones.One was Anteaus,that wasn't the same antheaus that I smelt back in 1989! Or obsession for men,so much...
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    Re: L'Occitane,not that I needed more scents!

    Dolly,i've checked them all, and the problem is that I love 90 percent of their scents, except for the citrus and verbena and lavender(smells like yardley soaps that my grandma uses). I love the...
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    Re: L'Occitane,not that I needed more scents!

    I think L'Occitane scents are sleepers. I love all their products,but here in Jakarta, Indonesia is sooo expensive!I gotta be careful coz I could easily spend hundreds of dollars at the store....
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    Re: Aramis,which one is the best?

    I love Devin,does Aramis still make Devin in the U.S? I also like the Aramis Original in the splash bottle just for old time sake.
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    Re: Monsieur de Givenchy

    Yup,it's funny,in the days of bland,aqua di gio clones,when someone wears something from the good old days,BAM,it hits everyone around you like a sledgehammer. That's why I'm repurchasing Trussardi...
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    L'Occitane,not that I needed more scents!

    Stopped by at my local L'Occitane boutique and sample the men's fragrance, Vetyver,Baux,and felt like buying most of their men's scents,I love most of them, they are warm,deep,rich and yet...
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    Re: Crisp, Cool, Outdoorsy Summer Scents?

    Ysl Pour Homme Original
    Live Jazz
    Rive Gauche Pour Homme
    Black XS
    Gai Matiollo Uomo
    Gigli Man
    Polo Blue
    Herrera Ice in the Blue bottle if you can get the older version.
    Roger et Gallet Open...
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    Re: Sophisticated office scent

    Just finishing up my bottle of armani code, and got a couple of complements from the ladies,one of them walked passed by me and said "you smell nice!" the sillage is poor so I do reapply through out...
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    Re: XS vs. Black XS

    Actually, with the lukewarm, it-smells-just-like-any-other recent women releases, I find myself liking men's frags on women, I love the smell of GIT,Dior Homme,gai mattiollo,and of course Black XS on...
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    Re: Blind buy! - Trussardi Uomo

    I love trussardi uomo,I think the last time I smelt it was back in 1990,when I was in the 8th grade. I hope to wear this again but I remember it was strong,masculine,deep and I hope Trussardi haven't...
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    Re: Sophisticated office scent

    ClassyGuy,if you are into Italian fragrances, anything by Romeo Gigli is great, I love gigli man. If you are into citrus, try Roget et Gallet. Armani Mania is also universally liked,it was my fave...
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    Re: XS vs. Black XS

    I love Black XS! gonna buy me another bottle! Everybody loves it! Especially the girls!Can't go wrong with this light,sweet,fresh unique scent. I haven't found anybody who didn't like it! Some people...
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    Re: "Old" cologne if you had to wear one....

    There are a whole bunch of Calvin(blue bottle) at my local scent boutique,and a couple of bottles of Gucci Nobile.
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    Re: "Old" cologne if you had to wear one....

    Actually,I'm seriously thinking of wearing scents that I wore back in junior,high school and freshman/sophomore in college.But alas,most of them do not smell as good as they did when I was younger....
  51. Re: Back from Paris, thanks for all the suggestions!

    You should have brought back a bottle of the notorious,infamous,etc Musc Kublai Khan,could have made a killing with decants to fellow basenoters!
  52. Thread: Romeo Gigli!

    by abimanyu
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    Re: Romeo Gigli!

    I love all of Romeo Gigli scents,especially Gigli Man,yep, I agree,they are quite strong,quality all the way,especially with the low prices.

    You might also want to try Gai Mattiolo Uomo.
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    Re: Sad Visit to Floris Store Manhattan

    Could it be that the majority of people could careless regarding quality scents and prefer safe ozonic-fresh-generic-fruity smelling scents or quality scents are getting more and more expensive to...
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    Re: Favorite Cheap Scent Of All Time?

    For me it got to be now discontinued Old Spice Musk(wore it when I was in the 7th grade) and my first ever scent was Tabac Original which I wore when I was in the 5th and 6th grade.
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    Re: Jazz and Live Jazz

    I'm wearing Jazz right now, though it doesn't seem to smell like it did when I first bought it in 1990. The reformulated Jazz is a little more 'tart' and 'tangy' at the beginning,I much prefere the...
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    Re: Original Santal, I got it now!

    hahaham,I remebered 22 years ago though,when I bought my first aramis original,fahrenheit,ysl original pour homme,thoses were the days of quality!remember how sony was so coveted? yup, I think the...
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    Re: Original Santal, I got it now!

    Well,it's been rainy,cloudy days. The weather could change very drastically, it could be raining hard at 2 pm and then suddenly sunny by 3:30 and then cloudy/drizzle by 6:30. But I'm in luck if it's...
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    Re: Original Santal, I got it now!

    Yes Renato, it was a rainy day and my office got significantly colder because obviously it was a sunless,gloomy day. This scent is very fickle, can't wear it when it's hot and humid but my office is...
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    Original Santal, I got it now!

    My bottle of Original Santal have been sitting in the closet for almost a year because personally I didn't get it up until two days ago! I rarely wear it because personally I find it too cloying and...
  60. Re: Pay Day arriving.. What will you be buying??!

    I miss Black XS, it's such a great playful scent and girls love it! I also want to buy something old school such as Tuscany,Trusssardi Uomo,Original Aramis,Zino,Original Versace Homme, Moschino...
  61. Re: Shopping shelves review 4: L'Occitane Néroli

    I'm a sucker for everything L'Occitane, I love the men's toiletteries! Cade Shaving Cream, After Shave Lotion, After Shave Oil,Immortelle Face Wash,Lavender Scrub,Soaps,The Honey...
  62. Re: Terre D Hermes, Why so overated? I dont understand it ! (Zero lasting also)

    Sometimes I like it sometimes it irritates me. I like wearing it in a cold environment, cloudy days or inside a cold office building. I once wore it during a hot day,man it made me sick,it was...
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    Re: Basenotes Rules!! Thanks!

    I love Zino, it's a classic,distinctive,masculine and unique with a floral top,very rich and deep. Zino and Trussardi Uomo are two of my favs from the 80's. I love GIT,didn't think about it at first...
  64. Re: Gonna buy 1 or 2 of YSL line tomorrow Friday

    m7 is the only scent that I can think of that's kinda appropriate for gloomy days.

    Although hard to like is YSL pour homme original released in 1974. I just love this scent but some people will...
  65. Thread: Old man

    by abimanyu
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    Re: Old man

    It kinda of weird, when i was in the 7th grade,I didn't really know which frags that I liked so I just bought whatever catches my eyes more than it did my nose.My dad was a big Aramis fan, he wore...
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    Re: Ehmm,is this weird?

    Thanks for all the replies! A shout out to Dave too in the U.S! I miss living in Las Vegas! Like what Envyus wrote, the recent offerings lack pizzaz. The problem is that it is kind of difficult to...
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    Re: Ehmm,is this weird?

    It's been like 3 of my lady co-workers asked me what scents that they should buy because just like me,they are bored with the recent offerings and had the same idea that almost all of the recent...
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    Re: 212 - Carolina Herrera... my impressions...

    I don't know, to me, all 212 men and women, I can't tell the difference. You can have five people in the same room wearing different versions of 212 and I bet that you won't be able to tell which...
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    Ehmm,is this weird?

    Many of my lady friends trusted me in recommending scents and I told them that it's very subjective, even the same scent may smell different on different days. I told them that I don't really find...
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    Re: Fragrances with addictive notes?

    1. Green Irish Tweed-just can't get enough of the sweet drydown
    2. A men
    3. Rive Gauche PH
    4. YSL Pour Homme Original-Just love the Vetiver Drydown
    5.Zino Davidoff-reminds me of a cigar...
  71. Re: I can't believe I did this... (Mugler "Perfume" Coffret)

    Are the individual scents going to be available separately in the near future?I'm really interested in Nuit Napolean, Virgin No.1 and Sea
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    Re: My first day with Terre de Hermes

    I've received two compliments whilst wearing this. I don't know, there's something about it that I don't like, I can't put my finger on it, I think the notes that gives me a little headache are a...
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    Re: Daytime office frag suggestions...

    Check my drobe for my humble opinion! These are the scents that the ladies love,if that's important to you.

    Polo Blue
    Dior Homme
    Creed G.I.T
    Angel Men(sparingly please,you don't want to be that...
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    Re: 10 Disasterpieces - Your list

    Hmm, this kind of frustrates me. Angel for Men made a lot of the list here but how come it became basenotes best fragrance twice in a row?
  75. Thread: Dior Homme

    by abimanyu
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    Re: Dior Homme

    I got Dior Homme about a week ago, and the first time I sprayed it,yeah it does smell like lipstick,I think the word "waxy" comes to mind. I didn't think much of it and my mom told me that it's too...
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    Re: Horizon by Guy Larouche

    I've got to agree to some degree with the negative comments. My local perfume shop stock the last bottle of Horizon the the store pretty let's you try anything so to make a long story short, the last...
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    Re: Blue Sugar now in stock at Sephora!!!

    The name of the frag says it all, SUGAR,so what did you expect? Citrus?If it aint your thing, move down the aisle!
  78. Re: Yves St Laurent product line...the cupboards were bare

    Please don't let the same thing happen here in South East Asia, still plenty of YSL here in Jakarta, Indonesia and Singapore. Still on the shelves are Kouros,Kouros Sport,Rive Gauche PH,Opium PH,Live...
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    Re: Flu season! What to wear when you're sick?

    For some reason, when I get the flu, I keep on sniffing Rive Gauche PH....
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    Re: Yikes!Original Santal

    More precisely,anybody had the same experience like this with Original Santal?
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    Yikes!Original Santal

    I've had a bottle of this in my drobe for like ages and kept on trying to figure out the right time to wear it. For me, definitely a cool/cold weather fragrance. I kept on hesitating on wearing...
  82. Re: What do you wear when you can't decide what to wear?

    G.I.T but getting to be an expensive habit!

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme!!
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    Re: Finally Tried Gaultier˛

    Would anyone agree that this is a dandy scent?
  84. Re: Which of these are not suited to hot climate?

    I went to an art exhibition with my mother one time and wore rive gauche PH in the hot,humid,tropical climate and she that it smelled fresh. I agree with her, I think rive gauche is fresh and...
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    Re: Isn't there a better way to sell perfume?

    I know you what you mean,these sales agents(actually most of them here in Jakarta, Indonesia are females so we,over here,still call them SPG stands for Sales Point Girls,no such thing as politically...
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    Re: Summer frags thats is NOT citrus or fruity

    For some reason, I've been wearing out(pun?) my bottle of Creed G.I.T and I live in the tropics,100 percen humidity,35 celsius, I used to think this was a mediocre scent but I just love it now,so...
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    I'm mad,angry,sad,etc......

    Why oh why?Does cutting down cost has really come down to this? Do we really have to stoop so low to be able to afford decent goods and services?Or am I just getting old? I remembered back in the...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    I liked it for a little while, my dad got it at the duty free too. After awhile, I didn't like the dry down at all, for a strange reason, I got a little nauseous.
  89. Re: Is Calvin Klein's Obsession really that good?

    I love this frag too! If it's too strong, you might want to consider the aftershave. I wore it back in high school in 1992 when it just came out.

    You might want to try the following:

    Roma Uomo...
  90. Re: Is Calvin Klein's Obsession really that good?

    I love this frag too! If it's too strong, you might want to consider the aftershave. I wore it back in high school in 1992 when it just came out.

    You might want to try the following:

    Roma Uomo...
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    Re: Where can I get sample of Gai Mattiolo Uomo

    I love this scent! And it will smell good on your clothings too. I don't find it strong at all, I got the jumbo bottle(bigger than the 4.2 oz) and finished it up rather quickly! Could never over...
  92. Thread: Best Vanilla?

    by abimanyu
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    Re: Best Vanilla?

    L'Occitane Vanilla
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    L'Occitane Immortelle line?

    I love L'Occitane products! Simply the highest quality products available. I use their Men's line of grooming products, Eau De Badian, Badian Shower Gel, Cade Shaving Cream, Cade After Shave Balm,...
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    Re: Ahhhh.....good old Xeryus and Gentleman

    I sprayed some Givenchy Gentlemen at the mall,walked around the mall for about an hour. Kept on sniffing my wrist and the final dry down reminded me of some drugstore cologne that I used to wear back...
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    Re: Gaultier˛ .......again!

    I sprayed some on my wrist today at a department store. Although the top note or notes are a little bit girly, I really like the dry down. But for a lot cheaper, I can get The Body Shop Vanilla scent...
  96. Re: Can't find the beauty in "Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme"

    I think it's vile. Harsh. Headache in a bottle. Stuffy.And it has a sleaze factor to it.
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    Re: Casran or Live Jazz?

    Green Irish Tweed, Armani Mania,Black XS are fresh enough,give them a try.
  98. Re: Perry Ellis portfolio, Portfolio Elite, or 360 White/black?

    Perry Ellis Red is quite good, I kinda like it for a hot day. BUT, I would recommend Bulgari Aqua too.
  99. Re: Another YSL Rive Gauche PH believer here!!!!!!

    It's strange coz when I use RG PH with the RG PH shower gel, the scent gets even better,gone is the barbershoppy soapy kind of smell. It just smells gorgeous with matching shower gel!
  100. Re: Someone sent me a free bottle! Who was it?

    Definitely in my good book!Looking forward to doing business with Cognoscento in the future!
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