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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Sorry to bring this discussion back to the comparisons with Axe/Lynx deodorants but there is a new one called Axe/Lynx Alpha. Its in a blue can and its a limited edition. It smells pretty darn...
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    Re: Any doctors in the house?

    "I'm not a doctor, but I play one on T.V.
    Eyes, ears, nose and throat are all connected and affected.
    Hence the profession, E.E.N.T."

    You're not Dr Drake Ramoray are you? ;)
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    I've tried this a few times on paper. The patchouli for me is somehow a very 1960s flower power patchouli and I mean that in a good way. Then its wrapped in with some tobacco which creates a leathery...
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    Re: What do you think of Chanel's Platinum Egoiste?

    There's a brand of men's cosmetics called Nickel. Platinum Egoiste smells exactly like the the fragrance in these products. If you love Platinum then I would suggest you seek these out. I'm not sure...
  5. Re: Do Aftershave Splashes/Sprays come close to the EDT ?

    My experience is pretty mixed. I have Kouros Aftershave lotion (ie splash). Its definitely lighter and toned down as its going straight on the face but I find it just right. Its actually pretty good...
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    Re: 5 greatest male fragrances of all time

    In no particular order:

    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Habit Rouge
    Eau Sauvage
    Kouros
    Parfum de Nicolai New York


    And these come very close:
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    Re: Kouros: Yes or No and why?

    Look, just spray it on your skin and give it a whirl. You will either 'get it' or not with Kouros. I absolutely love it and think its a work genius. There is nothing else like it at all.

    You may...
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    I've just received this as a gift from my folks who picked it up in Singapore. Apparently being promoted very aggressively there. Like many here I was slightly dreading Bleu de Chanel. Everything...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Big Pony?

    Tried all four of them yesterday. Dreadful, limp, scrawny, screechy affairs. What on earth is going on at RL? Clever (and cynical) marketing that's what. Teenagers will buy them by the bucketload.
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    Re: Alas, Penhaligon's Fans...

    Penhaligon’s fragrances are perhaps not for everyone and they most definitely have a distinctive style and character. I work just around the corner from their shop on the King’s Road in Chelsea...
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    Re: Aftershave in a Spray Bottle: Really?

    You can still find bottles of Cool Water Aftershave Spray. I'm not sure if there is a difference with the standard aftershave splash.

    Personally, I like aftershave lotions whether in spray or...
  12. Thread: Shaikh + more

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    Re: Shaikh + more

    I have the Blue Opulent No 77 for Men from the Shaikh line. At least thats what I think it is as it only says 'Shaikh' on the bottle and little else.

    I bought it from Dubai airport in 2004 at a...
  13. Re: Should I get Habit Rouge and what's the difference old/new?

    $28? Goodness me, at that price I wouldn't hesitate to buy it. Here in the UK Habit Rouge is rather expensive. I paid nearly £60 ($87) for both the EdT and EdP 100ml bottles. I can't do without...
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    Re: Aramis Havana Reissue

    How I wish Havana was available in the UK. Fond memories of stealing my Dad's cologne in the 90s intrigued by the unusual bottle.
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    Re: What kind of soap/deodorant do you use?

    Use any shower gel i like to be honest. Sometimes something fresh and zingy to wake me up in the morning like Recover (Lynx/Axe), sometimes something softer, more moisturising like the Dove For Men...
  16. Nonsense! Wholemeal spaghetti is vastly superior...

    Nonsense! Wholemeal spaghetti is vastly superior to standard spaghetti. :laugh:
  17. Thread: SOTD on You Tube

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    Re: SOTD on You Tube

    I just want to echo everyone else here - please come back! Great, great video reviews. I really hope you bring back the videos and start doing some more.
    I bought 3 fragrances after your reviews -...
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    Re: What would Michel Foucault wear?

    BUMP.

    I was spending a lazy Sunday yesterday flicking through my old critical theory course books from my MA degree years ago and thought this very same question!

    I'm thinking along the lines...
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    Re: Blown away by........... Azzaro pH!!

    Huge congratulations for discovering and loving this magnificent scent! Its such a wonderful feeling when you find a fragrance that you just 'get'.

    Apart from smelling just great from start to...
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    Poll: Re: What's Your Favorite Poison?!

    I recently gave Hypnotic to my wife as a present. I now quite literally want to have her for dessert as she smells so good! But I also like Midnight. She bought this when it came out. Sure its...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 22nd April 2010

    Open-neck white shirt, blue jeans, brown leather shoes, 3 days stubble.....Azzaro Pour Homme.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme

    Echoing all the comments above, I would simply say just wear it whenever you want to. Life is too short.

    If I was to impart any advice before I 'shuffle off this mortal coil' it would be this -...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: April 2010

    I bought some Kouros shower gel. Smells enough like the eau de toilette to justify the purchase.

    The reality is after finding out I didn't get a job and another so-so interview I needed something...
  24. Thread: Vintage Kouros

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    Re: Vintage Kouros

    You see, this thread is what I love about Kouros. It brings out the passion and fire in everyone! :smiley:
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    Re: Eau Sauvage for Young Men

    You are never too young or too old to wear Eau Sauvage. My father wore this while at university in London in the late 1960s and I wear it now while in my 30s. It is always appropriate for any...
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    Re: I got a compliment while wearing Kouros.

    I've had a few compliments wearing Kouros. The whole urine/faecal debate is nonsense. The last time I was complimented on it was while I was getting a haircut! The girl cutting my hair caught my eye...
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    Re: Habit Rouge Eau de Parfum

    Habit Rouge EDP is magnificent though unfortunately for my wallet I cannot possibly imagine living without both the EDT and EDP at the same time! Its particularly nice to wear the EDT one day and...
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    Re: Parfums de Nicolaï from a UK online seller

    I'm sure you won't be disappointed. I went and bought New York from their London shop also on the basis of mrclmind's review (on YouTube). I tested at the store of course but bought it without...
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    Re: Roja Dove Semi-Bespoke Perfumes

    I visited Roja Dove's Haute Parfumerie at Harrods again today and re-tried his No. 11 semi-bespoke fragrance. Still wonderful, still out of my price range! I also tried No. 3 which again was sublime....
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    Re: KOUROS: Why all the hate?

    I'm certainly not adding anything new here but I just want to be counted amongst those who really love Kouros.

    I can totally understand those who hate it. The last ten years have seen a massive...
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    Re: What do you think of Black XS

    When it first came out I tried it on a hot sticky London afternoon (yes, despite the grey skies & drizzle, London can sometimes get very hot & humid) and I found its fruitiness very refreshing. But...
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    Re: First Fragrance You Fell In Love With

    Eternity for men aftershave balm.
    I was bought a bottle of this balm for my 18th birthday back in 1995 by my parents. it was my very first 'proper' fragrance. Everything else before had been...
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    Re: SotD – Saturday, 6 March 2010

    Habit Rouge EDP.....well, I was brought up in Stamford, England which is home to the Burghley Horse Trials. If Habit Rouge ever had the perfect setting, Burghley would be it!
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    Re: My apologies to Azzaro Homme...

    I too bought Azzaro Pour Homme blind on the recommendation of BNers and Luca Turin. Its very cheap in London. I found a 100ml for just £19.99!
    After an initial spray on my wrists I was unsure but it...
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    Re: Scent to cover up a hangover

    I guess something clean and fresh but not fruity or floral. Eau Sauvage is always such a reviving tonic for me. But I understand what nexus6 is getting at with Kouros. If you love Kouros (and as we...
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    Re: Leather - a study in 3 parts

    I was in Harrods recently and the SA at the Dior counter assured my that Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir was going to be re-released in April. To be honest I think she might have been referring to some...
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    Re: Roja Dove Semi-Bespoke Perfumes

    From what I understand, and forgive me if I'm off the mark, the 19 'semi bespoke' fragrances are strictly limited in stock. I believe you buy a 250ml bottle (at about £1000 I think) and Roja's team...
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    Re: Roja Dove Semi-Bespoke Perfumes

    I recently tried No. 11 which was a straight-forward leather. Straight-forward in the sense that its sole raison d'etre is to be the best 'pure' leather in existence. in my opinion it suceeds. Its...
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    Re: Leather - a study in 3 parts

    Just wondered if anyone has tried No. 11 by Roja Dove?

    I was in his haute parfumerie a couple of weeks ago and spent a quite wonderful afternoon exploring some beautiful fragrances guided by a...
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