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    Re: best warm comforting designer fragrance?

    this!
  2. Re: DHI wearers: do you ever get negative comments on it?

    The only time I sampled it extensively my wife hated it. I am not the biggest fan wither but like to continue and try to see if it develops. But I will say, and I've stated this many times here, my...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one from a co-worker today about Versace PH. She told me last week that whenever a guy wears GIT it drives her crazy and she loves it. The first thoughts in my head were 1) wonder which batch and...
  4. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Thanks everyone!!! Not only a great thread but I haven't worn any of the scents suggested so I need to get on my horse!
  5. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    http://i57.tinypic.com/j7vymu.jpg
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    Re: Anti Aging, Eye Cream, Wrinkle Creams

    Thanks so much for this! I'll check it out!
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    Smelled this in my Men's Health and kept coming back to this and the YSL L'Homme Intense strips. At Lord & Taylor yesterday and they had this...surprise as I thought Macys exclusive..and tested on my...
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    Re: Rob Lowe Launches Cosmetic Line

    Agree! He seems to have aged well so hopefully the products are good.
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    Rob Lowe Launches Cosmetic Line

    This looks promising and he will dabble in fragrances later. Checking the website it looks like the products are launching soon. The travel kit for 4 items is $99 so probably not to steep for...
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    Re: TERRE D'HERMES summer or winter

    Both. Love the citrus in warm weather and woods in Winter and Fall. All seasons day or night

    Glad I could help the OP 8 years later :)
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    Re: modern sillage monsters

    Agree. This and Versace Pour Homme last forever and have crazy sillage on my skin. TdH Edt, even weakened does also.
  12. Re: TDH has to be the best all time professional office fragrance

    TdH ..One of my office faves too! Actually office or anywhere..it covers the bases.
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    Re: I'm tired of summer scents already.

    What's Spring and Summer? It still 55 here in Chicago. 45 yesterday. Moving back to Texas in June so I'll have my Summer then.
  14. Re: Spiciest modern designer fragrance... help!!!

    Burberry London
    Hanae Mori HiM EDP
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    Re: Bond No.9 suggestion

    My one Bond is Bleecker St and I love it! Great scent

    Out of others I've tried enjoy Scent of Peace, Central Park, Chez Bond and New York Amber.
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    Re: Vince Camuto Solare

    Smelled this on a magazine strip in my new Men's Health. Not bad as far as magazine strips go. They loaded up this issue with this, Allure Homme Sport and Sport Extreme and Kenneth Cole (Something)
  17. Re: Which scent have you worn the longest on a CONSISTENT basis?

    At this point probably TdH Edt...every week at least once since 2009 or 2010 so 4-5 years.

    Record: Cool Water from 1992-2002 or so...EVERY day. I just kept wearing it.
  18. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    Creator.....Edwin Creed made it especially for God

    Badump!

    Real Answer: Original Polo Green Bottle. Everyone had a story about it and its still going
  19. Re: spring and summer scent suggestions please

    Versace Pour Homme
    Terre d' Hermes EDT (you can get for less than $100)
    Acqua di Gio Essenza
    Bulgari Aqua(not Marine)
  20. Re: Quite hard to find a "sexy" summer citrus fragrance...

    Hate to sound like a broken record but going off the two I've worn most lately and the compliments on them I'd say Versace PH as a citrus is a good call here. Citrus and floral and people see to...
  21. Re: Why do MontBlanc Legend and Abercrombie's Fierce give me anxiety symptoms?

    In a serious response, your response sounds like what happens to me when I go into afib....result of a virus I had 15 years ago that almost killed me. My heart is healthy but about every 4 months my...
  22. Re: Why do MontBlanc Legend and Abercrombie's Fierce give me anxiety symptoms?

    Maybe it brings out a fear of being in crowded malls :)
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme vs. Chrome Legend

    I know nothing about Chrome Legend as the last time I sniffed it was years ago. But just recently my young daughter picked Versace PH out for me for my birthday and I was really surprised not only...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    No problem and to add to that "most" list with a "latest" list, I was trying on new suits I picked up at the store today and the guy who was making sure it fit right asked me what I was wearing and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Today at Walgreens I was told, "you smell so good, what is that?" Versace Pour Homme.

    As for Uvalde wanting the original premise of the thread....my most complimented over the last say 3-4 years...
  26. Poll: Re: Poll-Best designer fragrance for a boiling hot summer

    From your list Versace Pour Homme. This has really grown on me and is refreshing and great with high longevity. I've seen many comparisons to AdG and Allure Homme Sport but I think this stands out on...
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    Re: Vintage Cool Water?

    I have a bottle I purchased from an individual seller on ebay 2 years back with the Script lettering. It is about 99% what I remember wearing in the 90s. The 1% is due to a slight rubber/gas smell...
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    Re: Kohl's for fragrances.

    We live in Kohls because with 3 kids 3-7 you can fit them in $1000 worth of clothing for $300 and its the same stuff they are getting at Gymboree, Childrens Place, Carters etc. Same brands. I use the...
  29. Thread: Cool Water

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    Re: Cool Water

    I wore it exclusively from 1993-1998. I got more compliments, sniffing of the neck, etc by women than anything I've ever worn. I was 23-28 at that time. I purchased a bottle with the cursive writing...
  30. Re: What scents have you been the most surprised by people's reactions to - either positive or negat

    TdH. It's a favorite and I've worn it pretty consistently for 3-4 years straight. The last two times I've worn it however my wife hates it...I mean is appalled by it. Stunned me. I just got this...
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    Re: Neroli Portofino

    I'm with you. I tested it 4-5 times and I kept getting this "Glade" accord that I get with New West and others I find similar. Just not for me
  32. Poll: Re: Aqua Di Gio / Allure Homme Sport / Versace Pour Homme

    Good to see that you two agree! I've been really enjoying it and can wear it work, out, casually, etc.
  33. Poll: Re: Aqua Di Gio / Allure Homme Sport / Versace Pour Homme

    I chose Versace Pour Homme. I'm 45...which hurts to write since I'm around 30 years older (ugh)....but I recently received this from my 5 year old as a bday gift. She loves smelling colognes at...
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    Re: Good cheap gym scent

    Here I'll help you out since people are offended and defensive about a simple concept. A quick search of "cologne guy at gym" pulled up pages and pages so people should stop pretending it's not an...
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    Re: Good cheap gym scent

    Here is my problem and why I respectfully gave my answer and asked if I was in the minority....I go to the gym during work or later in the day. I already had on what I was wearing that day. So there...
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    Re: Good cheap gym scent

    I have to admit I don't get the idea of a gym scent. I go to workout, shower and then reapply what was on in the morning but never have gone to a gym to sweat with a cologne. Am I in the minority?
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Detox, I got extremely busy at work but it's been in my head! I'll check it out soon and let you know!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Nice! Hope you won that one!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I started on here while in Houston and then moved to Chicago so I've covered two of the areas. I will also say this, despite the overwhelming amount of great stores in the Michigan Ave area and the...
  40. Thread: Burning Wood

    by ToughCool
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    Re: Burning Wood

    Halston Man Amber--burning wood/firecracker

    Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant--incense and burning wood
  41. Re: Name your favorite unremarkable, generic, "eh, not bad," forgettable scent that you actually wea

    Gucci by Gucci PH. Got it 2-3 years ago as a gift. Don't love it but wear off and on and others like it.
  42. Re: What are your best NON SWEET/NON POWDERY sexy night/date scents?

    Burberry London.
  43. Re: Tried the most recent reformulation of RL Polo...

    My wife agrees. A man we know bathes in the older version but my wife said it still smells good on him when we see him. She went to get a present for me the other day and decided to test Polo at...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one at work today with Versace Pour Homme.

    And I'll tell you what, I read people had longevity issues with it...it's a BEAST on me. I put it on in the morning for work. Work all day, come...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got one at work today with Versace Pour Homme.

    And I'll tell you what, I read people had longevity issues with it...it's a BEAST on me. I put it on in the morning for work. Work all day, come...
  46. Re: Did original YSL Kouros in the 80's and 90's sell best for a certain demographic?

    I was a teen in the 80s. My Dad wore Kouros at times. I wore Kouros. Many did. Along with Polo, Halston Z-14 and Obsession. It wasn't a favorite but I thought.."its cologne." I found it powdery back...
  47. Re: Is it too much to have ADG and Polo blue at the same time?

    I must say that Blue is starting to grow on me and I've been close to buying a bottle. Always was a little put off by it when I started sniffing around but now I really enjoy it when I test it....
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    Re: Having a cold and being a cologne lover....

    I hate that too. Last week I was looking for a new cologne and just gave up because I couldn't sniff. Sometimes I'll stop wearing cologne until I'm better but other times I find if I switch things...
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    Perfectly said!
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    Re: My top 10 spring/summer fragrances for 2015

    Well done video. I honestly don't watch these that often but I like your style and presentation. Thanks!
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    Agree completely but they are in a similar vein to me and thus since the one has the tea issue with me I prefer the other. Sometimes I really want to get GPHII but that one note kills it for me...the...
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    Re: Gucci PHII praise

    Agree and have HiM EDP which lasts all day. Really enjoy it. The tea in GPII always came off as pickle juice to me..just off..but I enjoy other parts. But overall HiM is better for me.

    As for GPII...
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    Re: Anti Aging, Eye Cream, Wrinkle Creams

    Thanks for all the info everyone! Appreciated
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yeah Chuck, my walk to the train this morning was -8..a new record for this day...and -26 with wind chill. Brutal. But I know its tough when cold does hit there being I'm a Texas guy.

    I am...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    If I had anymore atomizers I would. You also have to excuse my fandom on this one. As I've said before, I love the hobby but am not a collector. So I'll carry 5-7 at a time and if I get one I like...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got another with Bleecker St at grocery store the other night. Middle aged woman while checking out. This is in a Chicago winter too, not the normal time of year for it to shine but it still does.
  57. Re: NEW - Light Blue Swimming in Lipari Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

    Is this supposed to be their version of MI? I'll try but not expecting a lot.
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    Re: Fresh Vanilla

    Way back when I wore Hanae Mori HM and it was always very vanilla and citrus to me. This was late 90s though so not sure it maintains same feel now
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    Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce Intense

    Jus looked online and it is not $150. It is $118 for 1.7. They are carrying Fierce, Fierce Confidence and Fierce Intense.
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    Re: Anti Aging, Eye Cream, Wrinkle Creams

    Thanks Hednic! Appreciated. I'll have to give it a look.
  61. Re: What laundry detergent do you use to wash your clothes?

    35334Tide HE Free and Gentle

    When I was single I used Gain original scent powder and it was the best smelling stuff.
  62. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    NAME: TdH 3.4 oz
    DATE PURCHASED/GIFTED: 11/13
    DATE FINISHED: 12/14
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    Re: Bond No 9 thoughs

    I enjoy the line but only own Bleecker St. In the past I tested and had samples of many and enjoyed Chez Bond, New Haarlem...one of the only gourmands I like, Central Park, and some others. There...
  64. Re: if you spray cologne on your clothes does it last ?

    Always spray clothing such as tshirt under a button down or a sweater I'm wearing. I take the sweaters that are work related to the cleaners about every 2-3 wearings unless they get unusually dirty...
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    Anti Aging, Eye Cream, Wrinkle Creams

    This past week I turned 45. Over the years I've noticed more and more crows feet lines and forehead wrinkles. I'm always told I look much younger but I think that is starting to trend away. I have...
  66. Re: Anyone here use American Crew's Body washes/Shampoos/Conditioners?

    I will say on a side not I have been using some of the newer body washes/hair washes from Bath and Body Works....especially "Whitewater Rush" and I enjoy it a lot
  67. Re: Anyone here use American Crew's Body washes/Shampoos/Conditioners?

    I use the Forming Cream for my hair by the tons but none of the other products. It doesn't have a scent. But after this discussion I may try others things,
  68. Re: a scent that you like but others/most don't seem to like

    Armani Mania......Armani line in general. The cedar and suede feel in this is really nice.

    Versace Jeans Couture--Horrible green studded bottle but juice is sexy to me. Actually find this to be...
  69. Re: what fragrance did you take on your honeymoon?

    We shopped for a scent that I would wear on the wedding night and honeymoon. This was 2006 and Burberry London just came out. The wedding was in the Fall...October..so it was perfect for the night...
  70. Re: What are your 'workhorse' fragrances?(most versatile)

    TdH EDT. I've worn it a majority of the last two years. The woods stands out in Winter. The citrus in summer. It's incredible for work and going out and around the house. It fits almost any situation...
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    Re: The Future of Fragrances

    I'm hoping it goes towards LESS releases. Most of the fragrances people find classic or one in a million now were older ones in a time where houses put out quality in releases that happened once a...
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    Re: natural smelling woody designers

    I may be going solo on this one but one of my favorites is Armani Mania....citrus and cedar to me with the amber mixed in and being cashmere like. You may be thinking stronger woods but this one is...
  73. Re: Fragrances that took a little while to warm up to

    Definitely TdH. Right after joining I tried it and thought "WT hell?" Too strong and something was off to me. This happened repeatedly over about a 2 year span. One very cold day I couldn't get the...
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    Re: Negative Comments

    Funny on the TdH. My wife doesn't like much. Loves Burberry London and picked on Bleecker St for me last year. With that said I've worn TdH about 80% of the time the last 2 years. Just worked for...
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    Awesome! :grin:
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    Well said

    I enjoy a good Pinot Noir while wearing Creed.....drops the mic :)
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    Re: CREED Is The Best?

    In my humble opinion, Creed is the best at being a really top niche company with very wearable scents that actually work in most situations. Compared to say a By Kilian or Montale, where I find the...
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    Re: "Green" scents

    One that smells really green to me is Bond No. 9 Central Park.
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    Re: Is Knize Ten still great?

    Was excited to try this years ago during my heavy sampling phase and come away really disappointed. Headache inducing. Too floral and the polished/floral/oily leather was not the rawhide type leather...
  80. Re: It all smells like dust/powder, any others like Polo Modern Reserve?

    I'm not sure if you are only looking for older scents that give you that strong, masculine vibe but if you want to try something very similar to PMR and classy you can go Tom Ford Italian Cypress....
  81. Re: Your top 3 most used fragrances in the past 2 years

    1) TdH EDT by a long shot. Probably 80% last two years.
    2) Hanae Mori HiM
    3) Bond No. 9 Bleecker St.
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    Re: once you go niche you never go back!

    I disagree with the OP but it doesn't matter because we all have different tastes. My first few years here were spent trying as many niche scents as I could order and sample. Maybe I don't have a...
  83. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    From your list I'd go GIT. I get a lot of green from it, though the violet smell reminds me of purple :).
  84. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    True. The reality is that I have been here years but wear minimal scents compared to most. But I've tested mostly everything talked about here and love finding new stuff. I got Bleecker as a gift...
  85. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Bond: Bleecker St and Central Park among those not listed
  86. Re: Looking for a "must have" niche summer scent. It must smell sexy!

    Bond Bleecker St. The more I wear this stuff the more I can't get enough of the drydown and it lasts all day. Great for Spring and Summer.
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - reformulated?

    Thanks for the response. This isn't a case of mistaken dates, etc. I'm from Ft. Worth, Tx but moved for law school to Houston in August 1993. He was the only one I knew wearing it at that time,...
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    Re: Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - reformulated?

    I have a question regarding the earliest version. I keep seeing it began in 1994 but I had a roommate that had this a year earlier in 1993, maybe even end of 1992. You may think it's impossible but I...
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    Re: Is Tom Ford's Oud Wood really all that?

    I love it and I'm really picky about going outside a comfort zone. It's beautiful woods through and through. This and Italian Cypress are the two best Tom Fords in my book
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    Re: NEW: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Love the bottle and with incense count me interested!
  91. Thread: Compliments

    by ToughCool
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    Re: Compliments

    Agree with this much. I wear what I wear because it fits good and I've liked it all my life. It just became a reputation over time and thus comments...same with smell..since 99% of people I know have...
  92. Thread: Compliments

    by ToughCool
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    Re: Compliments

    I get it. Just wanted to respond above. I'm also not a person, especially with my kids around, that decides I need 10 shots of TdH to make it stand out. But it seems some on me..like Bleecker St...
  93. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    I kind of agree with dougczar. In your head you aren't seeking compliments but your nice clothes, scents and motorcycles/cars are because of what? You want to look good for yourself and present well...
  94. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    When I was in my 20s in the 1990s and wearing Cool Water I used to get hugs from girls that were my friends in law school and some did bury their nose and say I smelled good. One and only time in my...
  95. Thread: Compliments

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    Re: Compliments

    I've always disagreed with the OP's assertions. I'm married and have 3 little kids. I try to wear scents that smell good on me and that are an extension of my skin chemistry. Am I doing it purely...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I get nothing even approaching a Ceasar Salad. I get a violet blast that is very green. I get this amazing grape type middle that is part violet, green And cedar. Sweet like part GIT. Then I get a...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    On the train today and moved seats from front to a few rows back behind an older woman and she turned and said "thanks for moving, you smell great." It was Bleecker St. Usually not worn in Chicago...
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    Re: Aventus really does not fail.

    See I get none of this. My wife even surprised me last Fathers Day with a gift and smelled all the Creeds. Didn't like Aventus at all and went to Bond at got me Bleecker St. The samples I've worn of...
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    Re: I don't understand eau sauvage

    I've probably tried this 20 times, really wanting to like it but it does not agree my skin or nose. The only way I can describe it is when someone says "you smell like a whorehouse" it would be me...
  100. Re: Scents that can be used in the high heat that are not citrus based.

    Bond No. 9 Bleecker St
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