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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    if Vetiver is your thing ...you should get your nose to a real vetiver oil / attar / ittar ...in india we have it in abundance --named 'Ruh Khus' ( translated as 'Soul of Vetiver' )as original oil &...
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    gucci envy for men + gucci rush

    Hello All,
    Anyone willing to share a decant or bottle ( used included ) for these 2 scents which is reasonably priced and not that obnoxious EBAY prices ….please PM me. I stay in India so will pay...
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    Poll: Re: Best Vetiver

    One and Only Dior vetiver.....hard to find nowadays !
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    Re: A better version of ADP Essenza?

    You could try Zegna essenze Mediterranean neroli ...one of the best I have smelled...and in the same league as essenza if not better .....! Though I like essenza too !
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    Re: Poppies - what do they smell of?

    Thanks....will look that up....!
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    Re: Your all time favorite!!

    My kinnda taste.....congrats !
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    Re: Poppies - what do they smell of?

    Is there a scent out there which is close to how opium the narcotic smells...? Am curious as I have never smelled any narcotic in life so wondering what the fuss is all about ....recently got a small...
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    Re: The "India scent"

    A different thoughtful thread ….and being an Indian living in India ..i am curious to know a western take on India specific scents ( big country and millions of smells and sounds like any other...
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    Re: top 3 projection fragrances?

    From my wardrobe the following come to mind :
    1) nishane Sultan vetiver
    2) roja dove enigma
    3) nasomatto baronda
    4) lalique encre noir
    5) all time favorites polo green
  10. Re: I don't think I'll forget "ELEPHANT". (Zoologist)

    I came on this thread to crow about BAT and I found your lengthy post....it's exactly the way U described .....an unagreeable hallucinagenic odor .....no connection with a fragrance from miles...
  11. Re: Summer Heat! Today’s Fragrance Choice?

    It's been pretty hot in Delhi lately ....and its hovering around 44 to 47 degree Celsius for the past 2 weeks....so I have been wearing fico Di Amalfi and cedro di Taormina from ADP ....2 wearable...
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    Re: Favourite zegna?

    Thanks for the impressions i am intrigued !
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    Re: Potent, Rich,FRESH and Modern?

    Perhaps....Elysium by roja dove....it's not only fresh but has that rich potent feel to it....and another one I highly recommend will be french lover by feredric Malle
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    Re: Potent, Rich,FRESH and Modern?

    Awesome suggestion....though I didn't know there was a lush dirty oil too .....is it widely available in lush stores or Only in Canada...as last month at a lush store in Europe I didn't notice no oil...
  15. Re: Eau Sauvage - possible end of production?

    Atleast in India it's available at airport duty free zones....I bought mine just last month
  16. Re: Recomdtions: similar to Nicolai NY,Habit Rouge,Knize Ten,Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Maybe you should try baronda by nasomatto would fit the rich criterion though it's a bit gourmand ...and doesn't fit the floral criterion !
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    Re: Most recommend fragrance!

    Thanks a lot for your inputs....the CAaastagna_saalaaata looks damn interesting....would love to try it out ...am intrigued by the Mediterranean meadows feel of it....heard of Mediterranean coastal...
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    Re: Most recommend fragrance!

    Which 2 from this house would u recommend one should start with ? And where do u get this brand online ? Never heard of it ...
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    Re: Most recommend fragrance!

    I normally recommend the following the most ( never counted though ) :
    1) Terre d'hermes
    2) Polo green
    3) Aventus & millisime imperial ( creed )
    4) Italian bergamot ( Zegna )
    5) Acqua...
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    Re: Garage Sale Fragrances.

    Good taste !
  21. Re: What to wear to the World's Biggest Orgy in Las Vegas later this month?

    Mere mortals like u & me worry about these irrelevant things !! The gods don't give a bang !!
  22. Re: Murdock London comes stateside - with new bottles

    Thanks for this insightful piece of info.
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    Re: Summery smooth scent

    To the op....try Dior Homme cologne 2013 , L'humaniste by frapin , declaration cologne by Cartier ....these are some summer smooth scents that I am enjoying currently among others !
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    Re: Summery smooth scent

    I was intrigued by vodka on the rocks but when I read the reviews , they painted a dismal picture on the longevity of this expensive scent...your experience ?
  25. Re: Murdock London comes stateside - with new bottles

    Really ...?? Even though patchouli is not my thing ....though have bought full bottles of patchoulis over the years....like Java patchouli by Zegna and some others but never came down to wearing them...
  26. Re: Murdock London comes stateside - with new bottles

    Interesting thread indeed....I already own Gucci pour Homme II with a prominent black tea accord ....how different or similar is Gucci to Murdock ? Does it justify owning this murdock black tea on...
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    Re: Best perfum for summer?

    +1 these
  28. Re: First attempt of layering TdH + Dior Homme Cologne

    Good experiment....I shall definitely try this ....thanks for sharing...I always wondered how do I thicken the smell of Dior Homme cologne ....it's feels so airy and thin...but now with TDH I can mix...
  29. Re: Anything like Millesime Imperial that lasts longer than 12 seconds?

    Bergamot Marino is quite different from MI but it's a good scent on its own ...but hasn't it been discontinued .....apart from eBay I haven't seen this on retail / discounter sites
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Thanks for your detailed reply .....by smoke I meant a smell which I remember of old Aventus pre-2015 ....don't remember the batch but it was NOT totally fruity ( like the current batches ) but fruit...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    Any current Aventus batches compared to this original feel of smoke birch tar and pineapple ?....I haven't bought any Aventus since 2015 ....planning to buy a backup but afraid of the all pineapple...
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    Re: Cologne with strongest sillage ?

    If I had that kind of money I will buy a 2010 vintage Aventus.....the smokey pineapple is to die for ...alas the current ones are ONLY pineapples �� in a bottle .....
  33. Poll: Re: Aqua Celestia or Erolfa: Help me, Basenotes!

    Erolfa for sure ...the only drawback is by the time u finish applying it's already gone ...and am kidding !
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    Re: Best green citrus fragrances?

    Cologne intense by houbigant Paris....should fit this ask to the T ....a greener version of EAU Sauvage ...if u will
  35. Re: Rate your favorite Cartier fragrances

    Declaration d'un soir is the best rose fragrance....as it doesn't have this note too much for a man to dislike and neither too little for him to not notice ...a perfect balance...also.....lately I...
  36. Re: Hot weather citrus/floral with an alluring base (creamy sandalwood? Silky clean musk?) ...?

    Have u zeroed on something based on above suggestions ??
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    Re: Today I bought April 2018

    Exactly my preferences too !! Congrats and enjoy in good health !!
  38. Re: Finally a Niche version of vintage LIDGE?

    LIDGE is one of my favorites ...and I prefer the clear rim bottle to the black rim....so that's still in production ...but point noted ...will try to sample this one....thanks for sharing
  39. Re: It Took Me 9 Years To Find This Fragrance...

    Too feminine for my taste ....gave a mini which I bought blind, to my wife !
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    Re: Please help me decide

    For amber my go-to fragrance is Davidoff Zino ....have u tried it ?
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    Re: Linen shirt fragrance

    I liked the comment around 27 degrees C .....as out here in India it's already crossed 40 degree C.....lol
    So for the Indian heat I like to alternate between :
    1) Dior Homme cologne --- really...
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    Re: Woody Tobacco Drydown

    This is +++ ....a real under the radar masterpiece....I loved it so much that I had to buy a backup ....do test it out and u won't be disappointed ...also Herrera for men ....that's in the same...
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    Re: Woody Tobacco Drydown

    Don't make the mistake of owning current bottle of D&G pour Homme....it's been watered down to an extent that I find it aboherent to smell.....vintage with a metal plate name is the best ....and the...
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    Re: Spicy fragrance suggestion

    +1 and another one which comes to mind : Tom ford extreme .....a classic spicy fare ...apt for social evenings !
  45. Re: Nasomatto; wearability and thoughts on the line

    +1 ....the funny thing is ...my recently bought roja engima smells similar to it.....had I known I would have gone for the cheaper option between the 2 !
  46. Re: Nasomatto; wearability and thoughts on the line

    Single spray .....that's it ?? Incredible
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    Poll: Re: Best choice for summer?

    Totally agree with this !
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    Re: NEW: Zegna - Acqua Di Neroli!

    I tried ADG absolu ...didn't really like it ...quite lame in my opinion ....hence would recommend testing before buying it ....!
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    Re: Today I bought April 2018

    https://www.rojaparfums.com/storage/img/code-img/RD0362-ing.jpg

    Well ....took the plunge finally ! ....first ROJA !

    and also from the Airport Duty free ...the first Sauvage ......
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    Re: Today I bought April 2018

    great Buy Shivsri ...u are on a roll.....though i haven't smelled it but it has a big reputation on this forum ! ENJOY !
  51. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    My first roja....enigma !
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    Re: Today I bought March 2018

    This is the best vetiver in my opinion....totally under rated ....a big congrats ....it's so hard to get this scent nowdays so your joy must be double !! Enjoy in good health !!
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    Re: Complete my collection

    I see that u already have this....so here is another one
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    Re: Complete my collection

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    Re: Best Citrus Fragrances in my opinion

    +11...thanks for mentioning this .....as people have mentioned Sicilian mandarin but no one mentioned Italian bergamot ...as to my nose this is a fantastic gem....hidden away from the chatter !!
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    Re: The Oscars

    Is there any source in the media within US who can definatively say which Star wore what ? ....like how ladies gown are discussed perhaps ....for men it should be scent ....I would love to know what...
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    Re: Highest Rated Non-FBW scents.

    It's quite a lot of money....infact a fortune if I may be a bit indiscreet about its cost !
    Having said that , like many above ...what is NOT full bottle worthy has to do with 2 things in my life (...
  58. Re: Summer 2018 : What should I pick guys ?

    Try the E : Acqua farenheit ...it's a summerish version of farenheit ..and I use it a lot in Indian summer which is quite intense to say the least ....retains the DNA of farenheit with summer...
  59. Re: Which fragrances have you bought backup bottles for?

    A lot of them over the past 2 yrs that I have been part of this obsession ( maximum being 4 bottles of Acqua farenheit + 4 to 5 bottles of polo green ) ....but a recent one being :
    L'Hommage à...
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    Re: Longest lasting lime note cologne?

    Good choices....especially lemon line !
  61. Re: "Dated" fragrances you still use/love?

    This always !!
  62. Re: Suggestions for Creamy Sandalwood Scents

    Tam dao is the closest it gets to true sandalwood....of which I have a concentrated attar bought from an old shop in old Delhi, ....though I wouldn't say it's as creamy as u might be looking for but...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2018

    One of my original favorites .....congrats !
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    Re: Today I bought March 2018

    Wow.....shivsri u have really loose the Holi spirit !!
  65. Re: 1st day. ( blind buy ) Royal Oud and Oud Wood....

    Great story...thanks for sharing.....I wanna wear a perfume which invokes such reactions but I don't dig oud - period !
  66. Re: What's your favorite niche fragrance?

    French lover.....is the one !
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    Re: Longest lasting lime note cologne?

    Lemon line is fantastic and goes a long way.....exactly what u should sample
    Am piqued by vintage black....never noticed....will have to lay my hands on it
  68. Re: SixCats! is such a LUSH. BREATH OF GOD

    A good brand with Character ....though i think sometimes they go overboard with the uniqueness of their products :) ( in a lighter vein ) !
    having said that ....i am a huge fan of their Dirty EDT &...
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    Re: fresh mint fragrance suggestions

    Try the underrated Lush dirty EDT ...u can pick up a small 30ml from any lush store in Europe / US...I highly recommend !
  70. Re: What are your favorite masculine rose scents for men?

    This one definately ....a stunning masculine rose if that's what u are looking for !
  71. Re: Scents in the same line as Polo, Floris 1962, TF Italian Cypress etc?

    would paco rabanne pour homme qualify ...its greenish and has that old vintage powerful feel to it ...
  72. Re: Realistic marine or rain scents for men?

    Have u tried creed millisime imperial .....? If not, then give it a shot...as it may not fit the traditional marine scent contours but it surprises me everytime I wear it with such a fantastically...
  73. Re: Trying to find a higher quality version of current Davidoff Zino...

    This is an interesting suggestion....of all the 2 yrs that I have spent on this forum I have read his comparison for the first time....and it's of great help as this is exactly my Q as...
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    Re: Today I bought February 2018

    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-u7o-JqQs0t4/WJ1mijj-KXI/AAAAAAAAn8g/oHR61Er2YnAjJBrxxhIEiBgSAbNpbHiEACLcB/s1600/Nasomatto%2BBaraonda%2BExtrait%2Bde%2BParfum.JPG
  75. Re: Regret NOT buying. Fragrances gone bye bye.

    Very funny ....indeed ...now I regret not being born in 50s and 60s for me to experience a range of power house fragrances .....hahahahaha !!
  76. Re: Regret NOT buying. Fragrances gone bye bye.

    Well....it has to be some older batch of aventus ...when I sampled it some 2 yrs back or maybe 3 ....it had that smoky charred pineapple vibe which I found stunning and wanted to immediately buy but...
  77. Re: Anyone else allready planning their spring-summer smell lineup?

    Acqua farenheit is one of my favorites freshies which shared the same DNA as original but more wearable for an avg. Punter like me.....it's a stunner ..so much so that I have couple of back ups .....
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    Re: Creed Millesime imperial

    you nailed it ....even though its one of my most loved scents ..i am reluctant to go for the new ( easily available ) bottle due to the above reason ..i quite burned my wallet on a new version of D&G...
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    Re: Tom Ford question

    Agree with this

    Suggest you to sample : Tom ford Extreme
  80. Re: Best refreshing effervescent fizzy cologne

    Dior Homme cologne ( 2013 ) ...feels deceptively light but is quite long lasting ...and it does fit the requirement to the T
    Monsieur Balmain -- one of those understated fizzie scents which are not...
  81. Re: Older but "Goodies Designer" Colognes I may buy. Whatcha think ?

    Red alert *** don't buy D&G pour Homme current formulation without testing....it's a disaster ....I had couple of vintages with a sliver plated named bottle ...and I thought of adding a new one just...
  82. Re: The greatest flanker of all time is...

    https://ius.notino.com/zoomMobile/lalique/lalensm_bedt10_01/lalique-encre-noire-sport-eau-de-toilette-tester-for-men___4.jpg

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    Re: Today I bought January 2018

    https://my-live.slatic.net/v2/resize/products/S-100026320-d906ed43f969aeee2b8c2cfccae98980.jpg

    got this stunner 2 days back ( the perfume i meant ) ......i think the hype on BN is justified ..its...
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    Re: Byredo Bal D'Afrique is amazing

    I had a sample to test and i loved it ...at some point i will buy a full bottle for sure
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    Re: Few goodies came!

    Ohhh that's icy ....the very word brings images of snow ...hope u are keeping yourself warm ......enjoy these fragrances in good health !!
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    Re: Few goodies came!

    Btw which country ?
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    Re: Vetier fragrance for relaxing

    One of the best ever .....it's stunning , a true masterpiece !
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    Re: Which Mancera?

    Lemon line is one of my favorites summer freshies ...am surprised at its dogged longivity ....though it smells linear to me at times but still it's one of the best smelling long lasting citrus scents...
  89. Re: What Bottle Have You Finished Lately?

    I have finished my terre d'Hermes 12 ml mini ..in fact 2 of them ....and my 30ml Italian bergamot ....apart from that I haven't focussed too much on any one to come near to finishing a full bottle...
  90. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo: Old vs New or Alternatives?

    I like your 90s story ....can picture it as I am sucker for contextual stories ....thanks and it seems that could be the difference.....as I have no such growing up reference for this...
    I smelled...
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    Re: Rum, Cognac, Vodka, etc.

    Thanks for your inputs ...read the reviews on the scents mentioned by you here on BN ....only apple brandy has some serious followers ....so I think I will have to sample that for sure.....thanks...
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    Re: 212 Men NYC

    This is the frag. Which introduced me to this hobby and BN 2 yrs back ...a stunner grassy / hay ...still in love with it ....nice stuff and value for money !
  93. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo: Old vs New or Alternatives?

    U might be right as a mature nose of this hobby but the point is that to an AVG. Joe like me ( not speaking for others ) ...it's not possible to find nuanced layers & notes ...for me both cosmair &...
  94. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo: Old vs New or Alternatives?

    101% agree with this....very startled by the hate for the current stuff.....even though it's much much better than a lot of stuff in today's market....I am polo's biggest fan and I can still say with...
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    Re: Rum, Cognac, Vodka, etc.

    Reviving an old thread ....instead of starting new....was wondering if there is anything released in the last 3 to 4 yrs ...which is a good booze scent ( rum cognac / vodka / gin...what have u ! )...
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    Re: Lalique encre noir extreme?

    As somebody said this whole encre line is an acquired taste ...hence if I were u ...I would start with encre noir sport ....and then work backwards to encre noir and then extreme....not the other way...
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    Re: Top 10 Formal

    Great informative list in this thread many of which I have not smelled so from my small collection this is what I use for formal occasions ( in no particular order ) :
    1) Terre d'Hermes
    2) Grey...
  98. Re: Sexy fragrance for pic up and clubing

    For me D&G pour Homme + Rochas Lui ...but they maynot entirely fit the seductive and sexy tag line for many !! But it works for me !!
  99. Re: I have 50 dollars I can spend on a new fragrance for work. any ideas?

    EDP is better....the best office and all purpose fragrance
  100. Re: Histoires de Parfums - you were right!

    Reading this thread makes me curious about this house....never tried ...let's see if I can find somebody selling samples / minis for it here in India ....
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