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  1. Thread: spring fragrance

    by Torvo
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    Re: spring fragrance

    Habit Rouge: pink-golden pollen
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    High school perfumer

    My niece, an ambitious school girl, has decided for her final work in chemistry, to elaborate three perfumes, representatives of the different families in parfumerie, that is to say: a fougère, a...
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    Re: New uniform bottles for Guerlain

    New bottles, specially caps, feel cheap, not wooden solid caps just a thin surface. Encre Noire's cap is much better in terms of quality feeling: solid piece of wood.

    the juices color has been...
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    Re: Cuantos hablais español?

    Uno más para el censo: solo mi cuenta corriente es peor que mi inglés
  5. Héritage EDP new packaging: the end of the romance

    Today arrived a bottle of the new uniform packaging EDP version.

    59671

    I purchased the new Edp after reading comments about the poor new edt version, I thought the new edp strenght would...
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    In the mood for a cozy fragrance

    Winter is coming, the air is colder day by day, needing an olfactory warm embrace

    Some options in mind: Pure Havane, Pure Tonka, even Héritage edp.

    Your wise suggestions are welcomed.
  7. Re: 4 Bottles for the Rest of Your Life - 1 Per Season

    Spring: the pink-golden pollen of Habit Rouge.

    Summer: Caron Third man just because must be used, sometime in the year

    Fall: the nuttiness of Valentino Uomo or perhaps LIDGE

    Winter: the...
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    Same money... Wich one brings more value?

    29 € ... You have to choice between:

    A 125 ml. EDP Lalique pour homme LION (Roucel's)


    B 100 ml. EDT Prada Amber pour homme (the regular not the intense.


    I'd like to know your decissions
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    Re: NEW: L'Homme Ideal Eau de Parfum

    In my opinion, it reminds a lot to Valentino Uomo, but with almond instead of hazelnut. Very nice but lacking an "own voice".
  10. Thread: Fake or not?

    by Torvo
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    Re: Fake or not?

    [QUOTE=hednic;3822607]Hard to see from the photo as I cannot make it large. Where did you purchase this from


    Still thinking to buy or not to buy...
  11. Thread: Fake or not?

    by Torvo
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    Re: Fake or not?

    Excuse the miss-location
  12. Thread: Fake or not?

    by Torvo
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    Fake or not?

    49490


    A little bit weird typografy in the white square space, isn't?
  13. Thread: Superstitious

    by Torvo
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    Superstitious

    Superstition is a way to deal with the uncertainty in human exsistence, a manifestation of primitive magical thinking.

    But... Can't avoid create a correlation between unexpected good/bad news and...
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    Re: Best projection spring / summer scent

    RICHARD JAMES - Savile Row
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    Re: Is "Savile Row Richard James" worthy to buy?

    In my opinion, after blind buying it reminds a sort of "Troisième Homme" on tuberose
  16. Fougères on steroids: Balenciaga pour homme vs Morabito's Or Black

    Two blind buys for me, and ... Maybe redundant: both fougères one towards oriental realm and to de dark leather the other one.

    So my question to your experienced noses: Or Black 2014 or Balenciaga...
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    Violet beyond Fahrenheit/G. Flannel?

    Violet in masculines is a misunderstood note, usually linked to old barbershop lotions or old era femenines, Grey Flannel and Fahrenheit are two honorable exceptions.

    But after Fahrenheit......
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    Re: Best tobacco fragrance

    Eau des Îles (Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier)

    Cozé (Parfumerie Generale)
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    Re: Best low projection scents to wear on dates?

    Dsquared2 Potion (original)

    Or just one spray of Yatagan in your chest
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    Re: Free to a Good Home, Men's Giveaway Thread 2015

    Any kind soul could send me a sample of Dsquared Potion Royal Black?

    Not available in Spain, and tired of blind buiying

    Thanks in advance
  21. Re: Which fragrances (do YOU think) should be discontinued?

    +1 Bleu de Chanel (Edt, Edp)

    Firing L'Oreal team on YSL Beauty and Thierry Wasser on Guerlain

    All the Gucci range post Tom Ford

    Le Mâle flankers
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    Re: new Dior for men this fall

    In my opinion, its a mix of Dioresques references to reinforce branding:

    Bottle: Privé structure plus Fahrenheit shadowy glass

    Naming: Eau Sauvage without water

    so juice... a sweet-spicy...
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    Re: The most sexy fragrance you have ever smelled

    Annick Goutal Sables

    Ambre Precieux Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: powerful men fragrance

    Parfum d'habit (Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier)

    Cozé (Parfumerie Generale)

    Sables
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    Re: looking for something suggestive, provocative

    FAT ELECTRICIAN

    "...Now, a fat electrician in New Jersey, he is cursed with the memory of his glory days. Because all beauty carries within itself the knowledge that it cannot last"
  26. Re: Nina Ricci Phileas was composed by none other than Vincent Marcello.

    Such an elusive perfumer... his "opus" is both scarce and awesome: Yatagan, Halston Z-14, Private Collection

    Any information about his life?
  27. Re: Do you take it personally when someone doesn't like your fragrance choices?

    Nope, I don't take it personally: when someone says "puaj! Your cologne stinks!" I just answer "your breath is worse" nothing personal.
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    Re: Flankers you wish existed, but don't.

    A*mem pure shit

    A fecal twist on the original composición
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    Re: Other male fragrances with jasmine

    the wonderfull, awesome, great Caron's Third man (Le Troisième homme)
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    Ambre Russe or Ambre Precieux ?

    Considering a yummy amber for Christmas, my two better contenders are Ambre Precieux by MPG (new formulation) due to the balsamic side and in other hand Parfums d'empire's Ambre Russe due to its...
  31. Re: I just started dating. Best "Panty Dropper" fragrances for men?

    Self confidence edp.
  32. Re: What masculine fragrances have statistically heavy or loud sillage?

    Eau Sauvage Parfum
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    Re: Niche frags that are a must?

    Masculine line from Maître Parfumeur et Gantier and Caron
  34. Thread: Gentleman?

    by Torvo
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    Re: Gentleman?

    Habit Rouge edt (Guerlain)

    +1 Hermés Equipage

    Prada amber pour homme

    +1 Iris bleu gris
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    Fat Electrician vs Eau Sauvage Parfum

    Redundant? Wich one would you pick?
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    Re: Wear what she likes or what you like?

    Uh... If she's confident enough to cumpliment your frag... It'
    s not a good sing
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    Re: Guerlain L'Homme Ideal...pathetic generic trash.

    The video is utterly ridiculous:
    "I created this fragrance to trigger your full potential ".
    "this fragrance is designed for the man who catch the eye of every woman"

    The seduction's guru...
    ...
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    Do you think is something general? something due to Fragrancex storage or to the fact of being a tester?
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    A currrent formulation bottle, a tester boxed in plain box from Fragrancex
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    Re: Your successes with layering male fragrances

    My best mixes:

    - 2 chest sprays "L'haie fleurie du hameau", a jasmin soliflore by L'Artisan + 2 neck sprays Caron's Third man

    - 2 chest sprays of Diorella + 2 Eau Sauvage

    - Christmas mix:...
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    Don't know if is just my bottle but Caron's "Pour un homme" just beat and run
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    Re: Great Men's Fragrances that Feature Immortelle

    Fougère Bengale is a sort of "pop art" version of Sables
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Question

    Enhancing mix: 1 spray of Diorella on the upper chest + 2 neck/hair sprays of Eau Sauvage
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    Re: Summer night in a tropical metropolis

    Jardin apres le mousson Hermes
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    Nobody found similarities between Habit Rouge structure: citrus— neroli—opoponax—hint of leather and the "Ideal pyramid": citrus—neroli—tonka—leather? Its a marzipan Habit Rouge?
  46. Thread: Rehab

    by Torvo
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    Rehab

    As an ex-compulsive fragrance buyer, I should be careful with my buying frequency to avoid the "dust on boxes" syndrome

    Right now I can buy a new one, I'm considering:


    - MPG's Parfum d'Habit...
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    Bowling Green alternatives?

    Hi

    I'm a Bowling Green's user, but sadly nowadays is hard to find online -most after shave or small bottles.

    Which one could be the closer alternative to its wonderful celery smell?

    Thank...
  48. Re: The fragrances that brings you back only sad memories

    Héritage Guerlain: ten lost years in a stupid relationship.
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    Re: Fragrances that make you nostalgic

    Guerlain's Héritage: It was the 90's scent for me, my ex-wife each birthday gave me a 100 ml. bottle as a present (I didn't like the scent very much), then I owned only one perfume, and nowadays...
  50. Re: What if...Dracula was a perfume lover he would wear at midnight...

    Iris Silver Mist...
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    Re: Best coffee scent?

    Yes, Eau de Starbucks aka "A*Men Pure Coffee"

    + 1 for "Eau des Îles" for green coffee.
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    X-Files: Vincent Marcello

    Yatagan, Halston z-14, Some Lauder's and then disappeared...

    I'd like to know more information about this misterious perfumer, a rising star in the seventies that suddenly disappeared from the...
  53. Re: Guys, if you were going to seduce somebody, what scent would you be wearing? ++

    Dzing: to make women think you're a beast to tame



    désir de cirque
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    Re: Your Favorite Macho Fragrances

    What's a "macho" post 00's?
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    Re: Heartless Fragrances

    Habit Rouge: sweet, bourgeois and cold.

    It always reminds me Severine's (Catherine Deneuve in "Belle de Jour") husband when he whips her while she's tied on a tree.

    "Pierre! ... Je peux...
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    Re: Best montale for men

    Aoud lime

    Aoud Cuir d'Arabie
  57. Re: What are the most masculine niche houses to you?

    I love the masculine line of MPG: unusual, dramatic, butch
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    Re: Reasonably Priced Niche Perfumes - Your Faves

    Is Caron niche? (low distribution, not designer...)

    If so: 1 Le Troisième Homme 24€/125 ml.
    2 Yatagan 26€/125 ml.
    3 Pour un Homme 22€/ 125 ml.
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    Re: What frag for my first Carribbean Cruise?

    "Guerlain Homme" (mojito's appeal)

    "Vanilia" (L'Artisan Parfumeur) or its MPG counterpart "Fleur de Comores"

    "Beyond Paradise Men"

    Even Le "Jardin Après la Mousson"
  60. Re: Dear God, is this turning into a Creed forum or something?

    TOTALLY AGREE: that's a way to pervert a free opinion forum. STOP FREE ADVERTSING
  61. Re: Help me Please Chanel Antaeus vs Egoiste (Not Platinum)

    Both are dated 80's and 90's, but Antaeus right now is post-dated (80's are back).

    Egoïste is a sandal-fruity soup, go for the ashes of Antaeus.
  62. Thread: I wouldn't dare!

    by Torvo
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    Re: I wouldn't dare!

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme:

    People don't catch retro wink, instead, smells old barber lotion.
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    Re: Idole ( Lubin) or MPG's Eau des Îles?

    Thank you for your opinions

    (and excuse my english: choice...)
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    Idole ( Lubin) or MPG's Eau des Îles?

    I think both fragrances share the spicy exotic feeling.

    If you should choice one, wich one would you choice and why?

    Thank you.
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    Re: If a girl asks who smells nice...

    Worst: you and your mum at the doctor; the doctor suddenly asks: " Oh! Ms. X (my mum) what a nice perfume are you wearing!... or is that your son?"

    So I thought that the perfume should be...
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    Re: boozy fragrance(s) with rum note?

    Sequoia (Comme des Garçons Red Series)

    Ambre Russe (Parfums d'Empire)

    Another vote to Idole (Lubin; O. Giacobetti)
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    Re: What frag for outdoor electronic music festival

    Beyond paradise men
  68. Re: Your top fragrances released in 2010 : Niche or Designer

    Niche: Al-Oudh (L'Artisan Parfumeur) totally underrated

    Designer: Midnight in Paris (Van Cleef and Arpels)
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    Re: Your top 5 "non-niche" Scents ?

    1. Le Troisième homme Caron
    2. Yatagan Caron
    3. Bel Ami Hermes
    4. Habit Rouge EDP Guerlain
    5. Sublime Patou
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    Re: Best sea salt / oceanic salty fragrances for men?

    1+ Vétiver Annick Goutal
  71. Re: I've been at my new job for just under a month now, and I swear...............the deodorizer in

    Here in Spain there is a shower gel called "Sanex 0" that smells like "French Lover"
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    Re: Vetiver, patchouli, and very little else

    Vetiver + Patchouli = Parfum d'Habit (Maître Parfumeur et Gantier)
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    Re: FragranceX.com yo

    Never buy anything from them, unless you want take the risk of loose your money if they loose the package.


    My experience:

    1. August 2009 buyed a 100 ml. bottle of "Encre Noire"

    2. A lot...
  74. Re: Do you ever feel embarrassed talking about fragrances?

    ALWAYS.

    every time I start talking about frags the final result is that people thinks:

    A May he be gay??

    B What a "gilipollas"!

    C What a freak! (usually if I pronounce the name of the...
  75. Re: best/most interesting classic fragrance for everyday/office wear?

    Caron Third man
  76. Re: Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    1º OPIUM (remenbering Sophie Dahl ads...)

    2º Shalimar

    3º Ambre Sultan
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    Re: Who Shops With FragranceX - Feedback?

    D0N'T BUY AT FRAGRANCEX: If your item don't arrive, your money is lost (never refund or resend)

    Past August, I oredered a 100 ml. bottle of Encre Noire, they told me that 08/28/09 was shipped,...
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    Re: What's the fragrance of the decade?

    In my opinion Dior Homme epitomizes the masculine trends of 00-10
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    Re: Mickey Rouke in 9 1/2 Weeks

    Vetiver Extraordinaire (didn't exist then)
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    Re: Floral Fougere recomendations ...

    Without hesitation: Le Troisieme Homme de Caron.

    Fougère + jasmin-carnation + spices

    (y encima se consigue nuevo en gragancenet por 26 €/ 125 ml.!)
  81. Re: Looking for a majestic, warm Jasmine scent, Niche Only please

    Another vote for Caron's Troisieme Homme

    In a more girly (strictly floral, more accurately): L'Haie Freuri du Hameau (L'Artisan Parfurmeur).

    I did an experinent: my mother was wearing L'Haie...
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    Re: The Third Man-Caron

    Buy it! blindly, without hesitation, even if you won't wear it, even if you think is dated...such that beauty should be in any wardrobe
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    Re: Fans of Caron PUH

    Talking about PuH: how similar/different is to "Impact pour Homme"? Is just an eau de parfum, a more concentrated version or is another animal?
  84. Thread: Best Spices

    by Torvo
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    Re: Best Spices

    L'Autre (Dyptique)

    Coriander in Third man (Caron)
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    Re: ~~ S o t D ~~ Sunday 13th December 2009 ~~~

    A brown dust surrounding: BORNEO 1834
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    Re: Post your Top 5 Winter Fragrances

    1. Sables

    2. Borneo 1834

    3. Dzing

    4. Chergui

    5. Comme des Garçons 2 man
  87. Aoud Leather vs. Aoud Cuir d'Arabie, recomendations

    I'm considering to buy Aoud Cuir d'Arabie, but I have seen that Montale has launched a new Aoud-cuir frag: Aoud Leather, I would like to know the main differences between both fragances.

    What's...
  88. Re: Need suggestion for something Luxurious and Masculine

    Sycomore Chanel (hiperluxurious and masculine).

    Vetiver extraordinaire by Frederic Malle editions de parfums.

    Borneo 1834

    Aoud Cuir d'Arabie by Montale (maybe a little bit "complicated" but...
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    Fragrancex scam's

    I am really angry with this company: after innumerable complaints, they always send the same e-mail as if I were an idiot:

    "Please note your order was shipped on August 12th by postal airmail...
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    Re: Oh Noe another help me thread!

    20 years?

    1 Encre Noire

    2 L'Instant EDP
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    Re: Formal, arrogant, distant

    Cold, distant, aristocratic almost disagreeable: IRIS SILVER MIST (Serge Lutens).

    Cold, arrogant, angular: VETIVÉR EXTRAORDINAIRE (Editons Frederic Malle).

    Paradoxical (distant and warm): LE...
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    Re: Rediscovering the joy of Coriolan

    Nobody perceives similarities between Coriolan and Grey Flannel-Narciso Rodriguez Him?
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    Diptyque's L'autre: discontinued... or not?

    After Manzanita's adquisition some of the Diptyque's first frags were discontinued, L'Autre among them.

    But some people say that is not discontinued just limited its distribution.

    So Should I...
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    Re: Costume National's Scent Intense

    IMHO very femenine and loud, I can't bear hibiscus seeds in any fragance .

    I bought blind a 30 ml bottle and passed to my sister that is crazy about it.
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    Re: In the mood for green...

    Guerlain Homme: forget all the prejudices, is a fantastic fragance that match perfectly your target

    Virgilio: a little bit more bitter but unique (see German Ebay, I think there is a bottle)
    ...
  96. Perfumers: The best and the worst frag of each one

    Another silly question (I'm bored )

    Pick one famous perfumer and propose what's in your opinion his/her best and his/her worst creation.

    I'm very curious about your perceptions.
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    Re: Does anyone actually wear L'Autre?

    Is one of mu favourite its only flaw is projection/longevity (not totally bad, but could be better)
    But at the end...

    Is discontinued? or limited to central Diptyque's boutique?
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    Re: Am I a Patchouly Anomaly?

    Extra-heavy: Lorenzo Villoresi Patchouli
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    Re: Perfumes the Guide Spring 2009 is available now

    "Aoud Cuir d'Arabie" de Montale 5 stars!

    I would like to know his description to justify the maximun score.

    Finally no Montale-revenge
  100. Re: Given the chance, what would you name a perfume?

    No regrets
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