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  1. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: 3g, 4gLTE, download speeds, what is the effect

    Ok, I did not think I could but I downloaded speedtest on my Iphone 4 and got 1 mb download. Dont know what that means, but I do know that I have 3g on the Iphone 4. Been looking at the HTC One 8....
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    Re: Mohtale Kabul Aoud

    Is this the same as the Montale? Can't find any reviews on it
  3. Re: Fragrances with monster longevity and projection

    MFK Absolue pour le Soir was a projection and longevity monstor
    so was the first iteration of LDDM
    Aventus can be for others but myself - I tend to not be able to smell it after an hour
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    Id say Aventus. I got compliments on both, but in the last few bottles of MI, that salt has become more prominent. Back when I first wore it, it was a great melon scent, very bright and yet...
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    Re: Looking for fresh summer orange scent

    Let me also suggest not the Homme version of MFK'S APOM but the Femme version. A brighter orange and definitely unisex
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver, first wearing from the bottle I got off the sales forum
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Aventus, and thanks to the thread on batch numbers, think I got a good back the 13 Z01, said to be balanced between fruit and smoke and hope it projects and lasts a lot
    ...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I got the last bottle. The peranorma website sells it for the same price after the 10%off but the last post said a specific balanced batch. Hopoe it projects and lasts too
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    If anyone can point me to a great price on a 4 ounce/120 ml bottle I'd appreciate it. Looking for more projection and long lasting and even balance. Love the pineapple note. Fragrancenet appears to...
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    Re: Kurkdjian APOM Pour Femme

    Any other men wear the Femme version?
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Off the Sales forum, 97% bottle, 100ml, Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
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    Montale Red Vetyver

    100ml, sprayed like 4 times, box and pouch and key. $80.00 + $3.50 shipping CONUS

    edit: this has sold and I will leave this up until purchaser says he has it. thank you
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    there was an old Huddler thread about RV and other Montales feeling like they are watered down or dont last as long/project. Any newer purchasers of this care to comment?
  14. Re: What is your starting roster for spring,summer

    Montale red vetyver and MFK APOM
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Feeling a summer vibe, so I got:

    Montale Red Vetyver from fragrancenet, one of two bottles they had.

    APOM Homme by Kurkdjian
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    Re: Best summer daytime fragrance?

    MFK APOM, and to me, either version
    Montale Red Vetyver
    and for a quick bracing one, CDG Vettiveru
  17. Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    Well, I do note that a lot of people says it smells a lot like Montale Red Vetyver. I dont get the pencil shavings as much out of TdH edt as I would out of whichever Dior it is thay say is pure...
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    Poll: Re: Looking for masculine summer fragrance

    Red vetyver over terre
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    Any deals around on RV?
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    Re: Montale price jump in both sizes

    Ned
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    Need 100ml of red vetyver cheap. Pm me
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    Re: Recommend a fragrance with grapefruit

    Doesnt Red Vetyver have grapefruit?
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    Fragrancenet appears to be out of Red Vetyver. Any idea if this is temporary? And where else would there be a good deal on the RV? My purchase of APOM pour Homme at a steal fell through and they...
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    Ok, any concensus on which one lasts longer and projects more, the newer versions of the Td'H EdT or the Montale Red Vetyver. Something is telling me that even though there is talk about the...
  24. Thread: Spring 2014

    by finsfan
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    Re: Spring 2014

    Terrel d'Hermes EdT or Montale Red Vetyver. Can't decide who has the better longevity now that Montale seems to be watered down

    MFK APOM pour Homme

    Creed GIT

    Acqua di Parma Colonia
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    Re: What do you think of Frapin 1270?

    I agree. great scent as far as smell, and as to longevity, really poor. Decent projection for the first 2 to 3 hours to me
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, January 24, 2014

    MFK APOM pour Homme
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    Re: Returning cologne to Neimans

    Well, given the above policy of Neimans, no sense in flying with it to tampa because it looks like they would not exchange it
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    Returning cologne to Neimans

    What is their policy on say, returning a fragrance like MFK, no cellophane and one can see that it was barely even sprayed. Will they exchange it for say same perfumer, different scent? Or store...
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    Re: S O T D : Monday, January 20, 2014.

    Terre d'Hermes Eau de Toilette from a sample from Nordstroms. Really like this Prefer it over the Parfum and I really see the similarities between it and Red Vetyver. Now, if I can in my mind...
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    Who carries best deal on TdH ext in 100 ml or larger?
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    I think this explains why the newer bottle felt like it did not project after 2 or 3 hours. Guess will have to go smell one of the TdH's.

    Wonder if Atelier Cologne has something with grapefruit.
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    My bad on the term reformulation. Meant to say that there is some discussion that RV does not last as long as it used to, and that the bottles that were bought before the deal with the internal...
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    Ok, RV and TdH were reformulated and there is talk that they are watered down.

    So, lets assume new bottles of these juices. Longevity goes to RV, TdH Edt, or TdH pure Parfum? And how about...
  34. Revisting scents you once had, good idea, bad idea or what?

    Well, thinking I want a new scent or three. I have had the following scents and dont know if I should get them again:

    1) Piper Nigrum - loved it in winter and fall, early spring. Only thing is...
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    Re: Montale watered down??

    Is there a red vetyver scent I the Tanelli or Mancera lines?
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    Re: lost Huddler discussion - new crop of Montales watered down or not?

    Is there a red vetyver scent I the Tanelli or Mancera lines?
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    Acqua di Parma. Colonial or Essenza

    Spring around the corner. I debate these two in my mind. Pros for Colonial are the next cer rose and the freshness feeling. essenza seems to last longer and is more floral. I think the lilly of the...
  38. Re: Winter sig scent with moderate projection, good silage and longevity

    Chanel Coromandel - patchouli done with class, lasts and projects

    I also like the CdG 2 Man but it did not project as much, but nice

    and one that is a beast, in more ways than one, Kurkdjian...
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    Re: Montale watered down??

    My Red Vetyver in the summer came from Fragrancenet. I think it did not last as long as stuff I got three, four years ago directly from Montale via ordering by email from the shop in Paris
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    Montale Red Vetyver or Creed Aventus

    Have had each of these before, and sold them. Last time, it was because I thought the Montale was weaker, and did not last as long. And with the Aventus, tons of compliments but I could not smell...
  41. Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian (MFK) - first impressions

    I love APLS. I went with Rose 31 by Le Labo over Lumiere but only cause of the price here at Christmas. But Lumiere is great and yes, first time I wore it, I thought it did not project but second...
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    Re: CDG2 Man - Longevity

    I get good longevity in that if I bring my wrist to my nose, it is still there. But this one does not project as much as say APLS or Rose 31 by Le Labo. Then again, It is not shy either. Lovely...
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    lost Huddler discussion - new crop of Montales watered down or not?

    We had a discussion on whether people thought that the recent stuff from Montale lasted as long or not. My bottle from Fragrancenet of Red Vetyver only lasted like 4 hours. I had a bottle of it...
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    And speaking of Rose 31, i got in as the last guy on the split and looking forward to a Christmas fragrance arriving
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - pt2

    Johnny, try APLS a second and third time and see if your opinion is not modified. I thought what you did but now that I have it, each time I wear it, that skankiness feeling subsides and is replaced...
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    Re: Sample of Rose 31 or a Tom Ford

    bump
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    Re: Rose 31/ pear and olive

    Id like to get a small sample of the Rose 31 to see the buzz
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    Re: Best winter fragrance in your arsenal?

    Coromandel and APLS
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    Re: When do you wear Tauer's LDDM?

    I got a compliment while order a chicken biscuit, with cheese, at Chick Filet, with LDDM
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    Re: Fall 2013 Most Worn / Rotation

    Coromandel, LDDM and APLS
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

    Kurkdjian APLS, wow, each wearing gets better. Maybe getting use to the animalic nature of this, but I am getting more of a musky honey/beeswax vibe and loving it
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 25th, 2013

    Coromandel
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: My next full bottle purchase WILL be...

    One of these

    Le Labo Rose 31 (well, decant from split here on Basenotes)
    Kurdjian Lumiere Pour Noire
    or
    Kurdjian APOM pour Homme or APOM pour Femme
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 22nd, 2013

    50's, rain/drizzle/overcast, heading lower each hour, going to be 48 or so by dinner, so LDDM
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    I went to the MF Kurkdjian website and ordered 4 samples: one APOM for women, two for men, and one Lumiere for men, and if I can't then one OUD for one of the two APOMS for men.

    It would have been...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

    Kurdjian APLS
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    Sample of a Tom Ford private blend

    Wanted to get a small sample of a Tom Ford private blend, say Japonaise Plum or Tabacco Vanille or Noir de Noir Got samples to swap in my swap thread

    Maybe another rose scent
  59. Throwing it open, jonesing a new scent but I am undecided: Rose or not

    Reading a post on the top 5 rose scents. I am thinking I am wanting a scent now and it is between the following:

    Rose 31 by Le Labo
    APOM pour Homme
    APOM pour Femme
    Lumiere pour Noire by MFK...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 8th, 2013

    Chanel Coromandel
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite honey/beeswax?

    Wearing APLS today and loving it
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, November 7th, 2013

    41 degrees this morning, 7:30 a.m. in Memphis. Took my MFK APLS out for a spin. Just a small spritz on the wrist, one on adams apple and even smaller behind each year. This guy is behaving...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    Bought it at the end of October, off Amazon, and it came in yesterday

    MFK Absolue pour le Soir

    Got a sample of the APOM pour Femme and wearing it today. If i swing my arm while typing or...
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    Re: Top 5 Rose scents

    Revived this thread because, well, I am thinking of one of these scents:

    Lumiere Noire pour Homme
    Rose 31
    Rose Anonyme

    And the Rose Anonyme I have smelled recently and it was nice and for 195...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

    APOM pour Femme from a sample
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    Re: APOM pour Homme - Alternatives?

    [QUOTE=hedonist222;2847977]

    I found APOM's projection/longevity to be rather lacking. Sweet Redemption & Kobe are superior to APOM in this facet.

    I am wearing the pour femme today and it...
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    Re: APOM pour homme

    I am wearing the Pour Femme version. Did not think I would like it but that ornange blossom is addicting. Can brighten up a winter day. the orange reminds me of another scent with orange, not like...
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    Re: Kurkdjian APOM Pour Femme

    I can see where the Pour Femme heads to a powdery state, but on me, it does not quite get there. It is long lasting and I am making a full wearing of it today. It does not take much, just a small...
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    Re: Kurkdjian APOM Pour Femme

    I thought it was gonna go powdery but it has not and I can see a guy wearing this. Wonder how the men's compares, as there are only three ingredients to it,and I think the Femme has ylang ylang in...
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    Kurkdjian APOM Pour Femme

    Got me some Absolue Pour le Soir and the seller tossed in a nice spray vial of the APOM pour Femme. Sprayed it on the back of my hand and wow, orange blossom. The opening reminds me of some other...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    me too
  72. Thread: Welcome Home!

    by finsfan
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    I miss the ability to read a few words of the last post on each thread, and who posted it, so I can decide whether to go there or not. Now I have to open the thread and go all the way to the bottom...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday.Apr.23rd.2013

    Aventus
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    Re: Creed Aventus Question

    I got this same batch from fragrancenet and it is equally balanced and while it does not project as much as other batches i have sampled, it gets to the 7 to 8 hour mark easily
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 19th, 2013

    I am the 4th person to post that I will be wearing Aventus today
  76. Re: It is King - The ultimate attention getter cologne

    I'd have to say this is a good sentiment. On its own, I find a lot of other scents more beguiling or special. Barclay said that he would put other Creed scents ahead of it as would I.

    But as was...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I got a42b12e01 and it is balanced. I can still smell it on my wrist pretty good after 5 hours
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    Re: Millesime imperial perfect batch

    Mikka, Id say it is a good 6 to 8 hours scent but this was just the first wearing. I smelled it pretty good at hour 6 and it is now almost 9 hours since I sprayed it and it is a skin scent. Maybe...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

    New bottle of Creed Millisime Imperial, a 2012 vintage, with no salt and lush melon note. Projects nicely and seems like it will be long lived. Wife loves it on me and when I asked her to smell me...
  80. Re: The Role of Sprayer Volume in the Perception of Potency

    I sorta spritz rather than a full depression on the nozzle.
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    Re: Millesime imperial perfect batch

    I got the same. Sniff from the bottle is low or no salt and heavy melon. Your experiences?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Anyone order from fragrencenet recently and if so, how was the batch you got?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

    Wife had a bottle of Atelier Cologne Grand Neroli that she never used. Spritzed it on and it does not work for me, so it is up for sale. Citrusy, but with a hint of pepper which I do not find...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 12th, 2013

    Git
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    Wife really loves Creed on me. I tend to get lots of compliments on it. New York Oud was not doing it for me, and well, I was thinking maybe I would get Essenza but I relented.

    Anyway went to...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Any consensus on what batch and comments if you order from fragrancenet? They have a 4 oz tester for around $168

    edit: They had one left and I pulled the plug. Ebay was $163.23 which was a lot...
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    Re: Millesime imperial perfect batch

    Barclay, thanks, and the price worked out to $128 and change. I have ordered from fragrencenet before and it was between them and allshewants (perfume2go) on ebay who was a bit higher. There were...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    Creed GIT
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    Re: Millesime imperial perfect batch

    My wife wants me to reacquire this. I dont like the saltiness of it, and much prefer the melon and of course, longevity. So am I better off trying to order from Fragrancenet and the price is, I...
  90. Re: Boxer briefs or trunks - what keeps from riding up

    Briefs (tighty whities, lol) ride into my leg/groin area. I usually cut out the nylon mesh insert in swimsuits or running shorts for that reason. I have used Underarmour boxers and jocks and I...
  91. Boxer briefs or trunks - what keeps from riding up

    Switched from boxers to boxer briefs. SUpport and the fact that the legs of the boxers would ride up. I have Jockey mid-length boxer briefs, poly blend, not quite compression shorts. Still, the leg...
  92. Re: Fellow old farts: what did you wear in the 80s?

    Aramis
    Devin
    Grey Flannel
    Calvin
    Oscar de Laurenta's one
    Lagerfeld
    Quorom
    Paco Rabanne
    Eau Savage
    Royal Copenhagen
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My wife loves this on me. I swear, I dont think it is the same GIT from say 8 years ago, but I still get compliments. Beautyencounter has it for $135 (and I need a code if anyone has it) and...
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    Re: Gourmand Recommendations

    I wear Coromandel to work, and I am an attorney. I dont get the gourmand vibe but I get patchouli tempered with a creaminess.

    Lidge, I wanna try that. How much was the 5ml decant? I tried...
  95. Thread: Ormonde Jayne

    by finsfan
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne

    Ok, nice prices for this, about in line with Tauer, $125 or so.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 23rd of October

    me too
  97. Re: Guerlain, which to choose, so many sound appealing

    Jack it is a good reason why I asked. Chanel has done some great things with their Eclusifs line. I am thinking that Geurlain of Dior might uncover something that I love as well as Coromandel. ...
  98. Guerlain, which to choose, so many sound appealing

    Been seeing the posts on L'Instant de Guelain Pour Homme (LIDG) and the Extreme version (LIDGE) and reading that they have similar projection and longevity, and that LIDG is more woods/patchouli and...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Frapin Speakeasy

    Lucasai, thanks for that link. Makes me want to try the frapin and the Heliotrope. For comparison's sake, the 1270 and Caravelle Epicee are medium projection and medium longevity to me. How would...
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    Re: What is your #1 head turning scent?

    I would say the Creeds - GIT, MI and more recently Aventus. However, I dont wear Aventus for two reasons. One, wife does not get it and prefers the other two. Secondly, and even more importantly,...
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