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  1. Re: Recommendation: Must de Cartier Pour Homme OR YSL Live Jazz

    Difficult choice, liking both almost equally much and rating both quite highly among preferences- still, yet another vote in favor of Must
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    Re: Age to Start Wearing Cologne?

    Started wearing fragrances regularly comparatively late (at least by BN standards) with 14, but 10 seems like a reasonable age and wearing fragrances might work already within this age bracket
  3. Re: Armani Acqua Di Gio Profumo vs Paco Rabanne Invictus Acqua

    Both equally appropriate for nighttime use, unsure about the compliment potential and if having to choose between the two and only recommend one: ADG Profumo
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    Re: Wheres aqua gone?

    Less easily and readily available in most stores, both regular retail and online, where I live as well
  5. Re: Perfume and cancer - a personal odyssey

    Best wishes towards recovery and thanks for sharing the story with us.

    Can somewhat relate especially to the following aspects: making anything count day by day- including or even especially...
  6. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th May, 2017

    SOTE: Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    Lomani pour Homme
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    Re: Sample of the Day - May 2017

    Finally tested two recent releases of a certain fresh-casual style, namely Versace Dylan Blue and Guerlain L`Homme Ideal Sport, side by side.

    Both struck me as quite sweet, although not fully...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    A few dabs of Floid Suave, more as an aftershave, rather than for any other purpose
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    Re: $2.50 per Ounce and Great Reviews?

    Can almost relate to this, however about Jovan fragrances other than Musk, extremely affordable price being just a further added bonus the pleasantness of their smell (Gambler being perhaps one of...
  12. Re: Which of the following are worth buying blind?

    From this list, personally speaking, especially Vetiver Hombre and Azzaro PH L`Eau
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    Re: Favourite Rose Scent

    Joop Le Bain and L`Occitane Arlesienne could be a few other inexpensive choices worth considering, at least for some (re-) testing
  14. Re: Official "replacements for discontinued or reformulated fragrances" thread

    While wearing Jacques Bogart Riviera Nights this evening, could notice that this fragrance can easily be recognized as a replacement for most gourmand Hugo Boss masculines (even the ones still in...
  15. Re: What's with the dark blue colour trend?

    Although having not worn nor owned this fragrance for a long time, still liking it and would still consider owning and using it
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    SOTE: Riviera Nights
  17. Re: Suggestions for Masculine Rose based scent

    Habit Rouge EDT and EDP, Ungaro II, III and III Parfum Aromatique, Esencia Loewe could be good options to start (re-) testing before considering a purchase- some admittedly on the stronger side, but...
  18. Re: What's with the dark blue colour trend?

    Perhaps simply because there are (apparently) enough ongoing and also potential customers to make a fragrance profitable/bestselling far more due to its package, color and/or bottle rather than the...
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    Re: Casual winter fragrance for office

    Also adding Rive Gauche pour Homme, Aramis Tuscany, Boucheron pour Homme EDP
    (quite likely appropriate for office wear during the entire year, irrespective of season, temperature, weather etc. as...
  20. Re: What size bottle do you buy of your favorites?

    If and whenever possible, 100 ml or above, almost with no further preference and/or almost no upper limit in terms of size
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    Pino Silvestre
  22. Re: which fragrance in your opinion has the best opening scent

    Based on personal opinions alone, difficult to surpass the beauty, complexity and nuances of the openings in fragrances like Xerjoff XJ 1861 Renaissance, Guerlain Songe d`un Bois d`Ete or Guerlain...
  23. Re: Please Recommend me a Fresh & Creamy Cheapy!

    Welcome and have a wonderful time here on Basenotes.

    Also adding Rochas Man, Avon X-Series Recharge, CK Obsession Night, JPG Kokorico and Kokorico by Night to a possible testing list.
  24. Re: 10-15 "Must-Have" Colognes for a Newbie

    Not necessarily just two, if having to choose and/or recommend, numerous ones would qualify, covering a variety of houses, notes associated in combination with vetiver, price categories.
    And while...
  25. Re: 10-15 "Must-Have" Colognes for a Newbie

    In addition to these, also recommending in no particular order:

    Eau des Baux, TDH Eau Tres Fraiche, Azzaro L`Eau pour Homme, L`Erbolario Ginepro Nero, YSL pour Homme, Boucheron pour Homme EDT and...
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    Re: This is a journey into Skank

    Thank you for the article and kudos for the indeed very daring and brave experiment- enjoyed reading the insights and descriptions about the various notes and fragrances developing and also being...
  27. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of Mystique Homme by Al Haramain
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

    SOTE: Mystique Homme by Al Haramain
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    Re: Looking for a winter fragrance

    Perhaps also Aramis Havana
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    Re: A tough decision regarding my collection

    A temporary change in the best interest of your professional, career, educational plans with long term return on investment potential is certainly recommendable, particularly in this case
  31. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    7 sprays of Eaux de Caron Forte
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

    Eaux de Caron: Eau Forte
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    Poll: Re: Yatagan OR Pour Un Homme ?

    From this selection: Pour un Homme
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    Re: What happened to LIDGE?

    Personally still sensing it as very strong in its current version, its performance not being butchered nor reduced, at least not perceptibly
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    Re: Voyage d Hermes - edt + edp

    Especially the EDP, being so smooth, refreshing and just great for warm weather, surely deserves its appreciation and even more popularity
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

    SOTE: Zara Black Tag Intense EDP
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    Re: Summer rotation - what should I add?

    Would also recommend and consider something like Azzaro pour Homme L`Eau or Azzaro Visit/Bright Visit (all these with somewhat woodier notes, but still appropriate for summer, inexpensively providing...
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    Re: Fragrance for Gym and house

    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Old world charm

    Since the house of Geo F Trumper was mentioned, Spanish Leather may qualify as well
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    Re: Grey vetiver or Bel Ami Vetiver

    Although liking both and admitting to have quite a fondness for Grey Vetiver EDP, still slightly preferring Bel Ami Vetiver even more and thus recommending this one
  41. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of Jaguar for Men
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

    Jaguar for Men
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    Re: Would you buy fragances from 2011?

    Yes, why not, especially if the retailer is trustworthy anyway- saying this as someone who owns and uses, both among fragrances bought before 2011 and the ones acquired after this year, quite a few...
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    Re: Summer Guerlain

    Either of this options sounds great, yet seconding particularly L`Homme Ideal Cologne and Eau Boisee, while also adding the more unisex options from the Aqua Allegoria line
  45. Re: So-called 'classic' fragrances that are still in circulation that should not be.

    Never had this particular reaction towards Drakkar nor Fahrenheit, however was less enthusiastic about Jovan Musk being still in production although enjoying other Jovan fragrances including Gambler
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    Re: Hilarious Creed Marketing

    In a similar tone, there is even a documentary on Youtube in German:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-lM49RRHQ8

    claiming that Creed Vanisia was the fragrance of Romy Schneider and before her,...
  47. Re: How old were you when you started to get interest in fragrances?

    Great first/introductory fragrance, congratulations
  48. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Zino
  49. Poll: Re: Buying soon but which one? Azzaro PH Intense (2015.) vs. John Varvatos (2004.)

    Would choose and thus recommending Azzaro PH Intense
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st May, 2017

    SOTE: Zino Davidoff
  51. Re: Why is there so much hate for Grey Flannel?

    Personally confessing to still enjoy this one, including in its current formulation, while also admitting to still have and always had a certain preference for conservative style, almost old-school,...
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    Re: Shelf Life Of Unopened Fragrances

    Speaking from personal experience alone, having owned and used and still owning and using fragrances (even in splash bottles) going as back as the 1980s, that have been indeed stored and sheltered...
  53. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Bodycology Pure White Gardenia- a fresh, invigorating, simple but but not bland smelling (rather understated and inoffensive) floral scent with almost tea-like nuances to it, could almost work as an...
  54. Re: Asking others about what cologne they are wearing (socially awkward situation for me)

    Would probably not act immediately and only ask if there is already a certain familiarity with the respective person- therefore, most likely not if the person is a total stranger, yet with less...
  55. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute not very long lasting for a EDP

    Although uncertain as to how this could be an alternative, at the very least the Intense version of Gucci Guilty performs very well (should Absolute EDP be either unavailable and/or available yet not...
  56. Re: Plz suggest 4 fragrances that I should add to my wardrobe...

    In no particular order: Armani Eau pour Homme, Habit Rouge EDT/EDP, Chanel Antaeus, Eau des Baux
  57. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Open by Roger & Gallet
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st May, 2017

    SOTD: Open by Roger & Gallet
  59. Re: Trying to track down a cologne that smells like burning Autumn leaves

    Derrick by Orlane and Open by Roger&Gallet may be a bit off-topic since it may not be consistent with the bottle presentation, but they do fit the note description quite well
  60. Re: Kouros Silver - How Would YOU Describe its Odor?

    Just based on a few (mostly brief, inconsequential testing impressions that have to be repeated asap): more on the fresh, possibly also more on the fougere side than its regular counterpart, more...
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    Re: Creed's greens

    Indeed not redundant, though also agreeing that all three have wonderful green notes to them (BDP being the personal favorite among the three, yet OV the favorite green-fresh-summery option)
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    Re: I did a bottle inventory and...

    Personally speaking, no ideal number to be precisely calculated and determined (at least not so far), just several favorites wanted, intended, craved for to be owned at some point, plus possible...
  63. Poll: Re: Which Summertime Sweet Scent Should I Wear?

    Voted for Ultra Zest
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    Re: What would Spongebob wear?

    Always imagined something marine/sea/aquatic themed in his case, a simple search of the numerous aquatic scents currently on the market could reveal various possibilities
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    Personally speaking, same with Shalimar (Guerlain seems to be quite highly rated and have a good track record among the houses with some of the most beautiful or simply creative, uncommon, unusual,...
  66. Re: Xerjoff to redesign their bottles on their lines

    Remarkably, one bottle design that is not for the worst and actually fits in quite nicely with the image, the marketing, even the perception of this particular brand
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    Favorites: Songe d`un Bois d`Ete, Feminite du Bois, Ispahan, Rive Gauche, Ambre Sultan among others.

    Less liked/downright disliked (although in no connection with the actual fragrance, might...
  68. Re: Which fragrance was completely misnamed, in your opinion? ...and WHY?

    Another "diabolical named" fragrance that has very little to no fragrant associations with its naming is Diavolo by Antonio Banderas (unless one considers it devilishly, tormentingly bad and/or bland)
  69. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    16 sprays of Azzaro pour Homme (current version though, thus mostly evened out by its decreased strength and/or projection, longevity as well as other performances)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th May, 2017

    SOTE: Azzaro pour Homme
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    Re: Most Undervalued Vintage Frags?

    Seconding Vermeil and adding Vermeil white from this house, also nearly anything by Lancetti
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    Penhaligon`s: Blenheim Bouquet, Sartorial, Opus 1870, in no particular order of preference
  73. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays of One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th May, 2017

    SOTD: One Man Show
  75. Re: Is it weak sillage or is my smeller broken?

    Only familiar with the performance of Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme from this list and being familiar with both the current formulation and previous (although unsure as to how vintage) releases of...
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    Re: Lagerfeld, red-ish in colour

    Only familiar with an orangey, but not reddish tone of this fragrance
  77. Re: Official "replacements for discontinued or reformulated fragrances" thread

    Covering various categories of both price and availability, Drakkar Noir, Lomani pour Homme, Duc de Vervins and Duc de Vervins L`Extreme, Floris Elite, English Blazer by Yardley/Parfums Bleu are...
  78. Re: Which niche fragrance instantly makes you smile?

    Nearly any mostly citrus dominated niche house (not just individual fragrance alone) almost as an entity, especially along the lines of Aqcua di Parma and Cathusia and among the non-citrus options,...
  79. Re: Question regarding fragrance in the workplace

    Fresh, inoffensive, clean-smelling fragrances provide the added benefit that they can be easily worn both on a regular office day with suits and outfits on the more official, formal side and casual...
  80. Re: Which fragrance was completely misnamed, in your opinion? ...and WHY?

    Since vetiver and sandalwood fragrances were mentioned as well, one particular inexpensive choice stands out quite noticeably- namely Tesori d`Oriente Sandalo del Kashmir e Vetiver, far more a...
  81. Re: Which fragrance was completely misnamed, in your opinion? ...and WHY?

    Perhaps also Cerruti 1881 Amber- the amber in this one is so minimal although still perceptible and the cooling, icier notes so much more pronounced that it could have almost been named Cerruti 1881...
  82. Re: As a man, I just can't bring myself to wear a unisex scent....

    Seconded, adding especially No.19 EDP, Cristalle EDP, Shalimar EDP along these lines
  83. Re: Official "replacements for discontinued or reformulated fragrances" thread

    Since Gucci Pour Homme 2003 was mentioned, strangely or not, the far more inexpensive Woods of Windsor Cedar Woods seems to replicate at least the woody base/note basics of this Gucci fragrance
  84. Re: What am I missing from my small collection?

    No problem, the likeliest guesses (based on certain previous personal testings and an average estimation of what most department stores/malls/boutiques/single brand stores/outlets/perfumeries etc....
  85. Re: What am I missing from my small collection?

    Maybe also adding a good masculine rose scent like Habit Rouge EDT/EDP, Santos de Cartier, Ungaro II/III/III Parfum Aromatique, Davidoff Zino, Esencia Loewe and also a vetiver, like Creed OV, Yves...
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    Re: Best Accidental Layering Discovery?

    So far, only by accidentally layering Yves Rocher Eau de Cedre Bleu and Dior Homme- while liking the first, less favorable about the second, yet personally perceived the end result of this...
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    Thank you for the recommendation. While re-watching "The fan" (1996) today, just noticed that the character played by Robert de Niro sprays on some fragrance from the walk-in wardrobe of the baseball...
  88. Re: Official "replacements for discontinued or reformulated fragrances" thread

    Khaliji by Al Rehab:

    not just elements of Cartier Declaration as correctly observed on BN, but even slight reflections of vintage Paco Rabanne pour Homme, vintage RL Polo Green and/or vintage...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Joined the sync (unsure if qualifying ?) with Habit Rouge EDT- even if may just be a merely personal, subjective association/suggestions, this fragrance does might have indeed a certain...
  90. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    9 sprays of Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th May, 2017

    SOTE: Habit Rouge EDT
  92. Re: Roja Dove Fetish starting to spoil after 9 months

    Owning a sample of a different Roja Dove fragrance, older than a year and stored in not the best conditions, will have to check if this is a more widespread issue
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    Re: 1st Time Poster, Long Time Lurker

    Welcome and have a wonderful time here on Basenotes!

    Enjoyed reading your descriptions observations and opinions on the fragrances mentioned and incidentally also liking most of these fragrances...
  94. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Arden Men Sandalwood
  95. Re: Need Help ! Received $150 to Luckyscent as a gift..What modern scent would you buy for this Sum

    Also adding Endymion and Opus 1870 by Penhaligons- modern niche, good for compliments, also any EDP by Hugh Parsons that is available, especially Hugh Parsons Blue and perhaps also French Lover and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th May, 2017

    SOTD: Arden Men Sandalwood
  97. Re: Any Musky Pineapple summer/spring scents? Niche or Designer

    Although on the slightly heavier size, but still with a sizable portion of freshness, Lapidus pour Homme or, even more casual and mainstream, Boss Bottled
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    Re: Aqua velva aftershaves

    Only familiar with Ice Blue and must admit to like it very much- while personal opinions on and tastes about this do naturally vary, liking Ice Blue so much to not just consider owning and using it...
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    Re: Searching for my next blind buy

    Welcome and enjoy the time spent here on Basenotes!

    Aramis Tuscany, L`Erbolario Ginepro Nero, Knize Forest, Opus 1870, Terre d`Hermes Parfum could be worth considering along these requirements.
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    Re: What is that smell?

    Although not familiar with this fragrance, lavender can indeed have this effect in several other scents (either plastic-like smelling or metallic or possibly both)
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