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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I did make good on the Eau de Patou as my SOTN last night. [emoji3]

    Hope you got lots of presents and hugs, and even a snuggle or two. Cheers!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Sorry to report that I sprayed one of my favorites, Dolce&Gabbana Pour Homme, before reading about Papsiís birthday. I will wear Moschino Pour Homme as my SOTN in his honor. Sorry Papsi, but until...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Givenchy Gentlemen
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    Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I see what you did, and I like it. Nobile is a favorite of mine.

    My SOTN has no name brand. But it does have a name - Mysore sandalwood oil. And itís 80 years old. And itís heavenly.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My SOTN is Gucci Nobile

    I hope all are well. [emoji3]
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    Re: Change at top of Dior parfums

    Thatís a tough road to travel but it can be very rewarding. Iím almost there. I look for original release first and then decide what I want based on scarcity and/or price.
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    Re: Change at top of Dior parfums

    Haha! True. Maybe Iíll use this instead as an excuse to purchase DIor fragrances that Iíve only kept small decants of because of them not falling in my favorites category - like DHI. But...
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    Re: Change at top of Dior parfums

    Ha!!! I saw that too! [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

    Actually, based on that alone, I donít view any details in the article as valid. Regarding the main point, Iím not sure how I feel about the Coty...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Perfume & Poíboys

    Sounds like, well, Iíd rather not say what it sounds like. [emoji23] But it things can workout for mini-meetup Iíd be interested.
  10. Thread: Stefano Ricci?

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    Re: Stefano Ricci?

    Interesting for this brand to pop up. Thereís not a lot of good info from trusted noses on them. A friend informed me that he smelled them and they were all simply high quality takes on popular...
  11. Re: The Problems with 'Sexy' Fragrances, Seeking Compliments, & the 'Sweet Spot' (LONG READ)

    I see. I find the premise interesting but the read was too much for my brain on a Sunday morning (post Saturday night football parties). Thatís why I bailed out about half way in, skimmed, read...
  12. Re: The Problems with 'Sexy' Fragrances, Seeking Compliments, & the 'Sweet Spot' (LONG READ)

    I didnít read every word but I started with that intent and ended up skimming as well.

    Although I didnít find the parts that I did read Ďprovocativeí , I do agree with my dear friend Alex. From...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Only to rule followers! You know how we do down here. Contradictions just because.
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    Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Noted. And luckily for me, the research was done over many many trips previously. No extra effort was required on my part. [emoji3] Domiliseís is fine. Particularly if youíre wanting a po-boy...
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    What "propellant gas" really is?

    Iíve experienced that as well.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Easy now. Is the Eau díHermes traveling to the Big Sleazy with you? And forget Cafe du Monde. Thatís just for tourists, to keep them away from our best places. If you have to have beignets, hit...
  17. Re: A question about Haitian Vetiver (performance)?

    My brother Mythrol has a bottle and Iíve gotten some of his supply. I find it to be a 6-8 hour performer for me. Anything after that and I only detect it faintly as a skin scent. It gives soft...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Itís shows different facets to me at times. For instance, on the last wearing I noticed that the base wore with a similar feel (not so much smell alike) as Coty Chypre. Had a similar density and...
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    LíOccitane Vetyver
    DS & Durga Bowmakers
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Halston Limited
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    Re: RIP Dan "MyMickers" Mish

    This is sad. I didnít even realize Dan had a GoFundMe started in March of 2017 to help with medical bills. I just watched his review of Duaís Holy Grail from October 20th. Itís hard to reconcile...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Exceptional!


    A reference!



    Do I hear Gloria Estefan?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Iím having a bit of issues with my sinuses right now and really hate to critique. Keeping that in mind, I get what smells like a quality bay rum sprayed over the top of a lightly sprayed LíAir Du...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My SOTN is Starring For Men by Avon.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    My SOTN, LíOccitaneís Eaux des Baux
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Scent of the morning is Canoe.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Great fragrance with above average performance. I was surprised to discover that it was different fragrance than the Uomo. I figured the Forte wouldíve just been a bit more intense version. But...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Which leather fragrance does that represent? [emoji3]

    Ironically, I could care less about bubbly. I only used the analogy cause I was being forcefully subjected to a debate between a couple...
  29. Thread: Trick or Treat?

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    Re: Trick or Treat?

    Late to the party but, Boss Spirit by Hugo Boss.
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    Re: Is it just me? New fragrance blues........

    I live in Louisiana, near New Orleans. This is common for me, especially in the summer time as fragrances travel in the heat. I also discovered that in some cases (especially with used or vintage)...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Iíve a full 50ml shaker Iím scared to open, again. I opened it to gain a dab and was blown away to discover top notes in tact! Immediately sealed it and now just look at it all sparkly eyed as it...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Usually does! Great fragrance.


    My SOTN is Jaipur. Iíve no idea if the lovely city it shares the name with beholds similar smells but Iíd love to find out.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    All this talk about great leathers is making me want to wear Bel Ami. Or Moschino. But then again, thereís always...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I used to rock that one as a very young Diddy. Nice.


    My SOTN is Fendi Uomo. This is collection worthy for sure for vintage lovers. Every single time I wear it I think - I should wear this...
  35. Re: Halston z14 French Frag..vs Jeff Gordon edtion

    Great story about choking out mom and dad! Lol. I think generally speaking people donít need to stress over finding the Halston distribution. The French Fragrances you have is just fine and it...
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    Re: Armaf Venetian & Armaf Venetian Ambre

    I picked up Venetian and itís a pretty good greenish type scent that has a wood note like bamboo. It didnít blow me away. As a matter of fact, I only wore it once or twice. It did have really good...
  37. Re: Halston z14 French Frag..vs Jeff Gordon edtion

    I didnít find the French Fragrances version to be much closer to the Halston Distribution than the Jeff Gordon, but somewhat louder. The Halston distribution will remain my favorite as it is deeper...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    My SOTN again is London Oud by Fragrance Du Bois. Very very nice. I like it a lot. A strong like. Why am I not saying love? Perhaps the $600+usd price tag for 100ml. I could actually get beyond...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    My SOTN, London Oud by Fragrance Du Bois. From a sample and boy is this stuff dangerously good!
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer

    All of those mentioned are big a yesssss for me as well. Also a discovery from my SOTN, Francois Merle-Baudoin. Man this London Oud from Fragrance DU Bois is SO nice!
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer

    This, and especially the last sentence.

    I started thinking Bertrand Duchaufour. Hereís a few of his standouts:
    Colonia Assoluta
    Copal Azur
    Jubilation
    Sequoia
    Avignon
    Kyoto
    Frank No.1
  42. Thread: Just sharing

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    Re: Just sharing

    Ok, was I the only one that got a little misty eyed when Red wrote about posting from another universe?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I just blinked hard reading that!




    I agree. And this coming from someone thatís never been to Ďthe motherlandí. But my grandmother was 100% Sicilian and my brother has been to Italy and...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I thoroughly enjoy Basile as well. I also love Eyetalian food. Not the local stuff but the real deal straight from Eyetaly.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    I was just thinking nearly the same thing over my SOTD, which is on the cusp of becoming a vintage, Mont Blanc Individuel (2003). [emoji17] Time flies.
  46. Thread: Just sharing

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    Re: Just sharing

    Long live Kouros day!
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    Re: 100 Fragrance Milestone

    I kept mine under 100 bottles at a time intentionally for years. I feel like all hell broke loose once I got over it. It stopped feeling like a wardrobe and more like a collection. Many get...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Calvin
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    My SOTN, Eaux de Baux
  50. Re: did anyone go out and buy Irish Spring Soap after hearing it was like Patrick?

    Agree. And also, Iíve never worn Patrick and thought, ďIrish SpringĒ. Maybe Irish Spring smells slightly different in the various parts of the world itís distributed? I donít know, but then again...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute with ?????

    With very few exceptions, I donít layer.
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    Re: Eau de Baux= A new fall favorite

    On a recent vacation to Florida I picked up two bottles for $30 each (they had a special), because there we only two bottles on the shelf at the store. While Iím not bonkers over it, I do like it....
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    Re: Are you kidding me?

    Correction: Neo-Punk Wee in a Bottle by Diddy. Production to start first thing in the early morning during lucid dreaming.
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    Re: Are you kidding me?

    Wee in a Bottle by Diddy. Production to start first thing in the morning.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Yohji Homme. Hope all are well.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Going easy on fragrances for now. At least spraying/applying a lot of it inside the house. I did bring to work with me, and just applied, from a small decant of Santal by Fragonard. This is a...
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    Re: Vintage Sample Swap and Synchronization

    I have several of these and eagerly await reading everyoneís input. I may participate with a dab or two here and there. Iíve been going really easy on fragrances the last couple weeks really as I...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Cool Water to start off my work week. Hope everyone has a safe and productive week!
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    My Favourite Fragrance Layerings.

    What is this sacrilege?! Vintage doesnít get it done, so now weíre layering top and heart notes to get the vintages right? Can a mod get in here and straighten some people out? Whatís next, layering...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Just catching up on things and was exactly what I thought. She may have logged on, saw the bottle, and passed out.
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    -Bulgari Le Gemme Ashlemah EDP
    -Chanel No.5 Grand Extrait
    -Clive Christian Absolute Osmanthus Oil
    -Tauerís Au Coeur Du Desert
    -Roja Dove Amber Aoud
    -Parfums DelRae Debut
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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    Photographic memory. So my brain looks good in images. Wait. Thatís not it. I suppose Iíve just learned all my vintage peeps general tastes. [emoji3]
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    The whole unicorn thing is so frustrating. But I get it. As long as people continue to pay the big prices, sellers will keep it marked up.


    Iíve been wearing non-vintage Jubi XXV today. And I...
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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    He collects Lomani as well. :)
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    That bottle looks VERY well preserved. I didnít realize Jimmy Stewart wore it but it makes perfect sense to me.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    If only it turned your skin purple! It looks like Fabuloso, from the same makers of napalm. I recommend SH on poolside days in the blistering heat while grilling. Also works well as a defense spray...
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    The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Iíd have jumped on it as well if Paul had released it. Mythrolís sample from Paul struck a VERY nice chord with me. Smelling it, I wonder if it wouldíve been cost prohibitive to release to the...
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    Re: Opinions on the following scents?

    Iíve not tried I2D but Voyage lasts all day on me. Not sure if itís been reformulated at all. My bottle is an original release bottle FWIW.
  69. Thread: Curve for men

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    Re: Curve for men

    I have a bottle of the Claiborne distribution and find it to actually develop throughout the day. The EA distribution opens as the recognizable Curve and stays that way for the 4-6hrs it lasts on me....
  70. Re: Letter from Elizabeth Arden to Ed Strobl Sr., Perfumer at the Albert Verley Co.

    Wow. Thatís really cool, Paul! Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thanks!!! We had a great time. Well needed.

    And perfect scent choice!



    Thanks Chef.Dalek! And thanks again! I wake up 0330-0400 daily for work. I was going to take today off actually but...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTD is Cool Water. Hope everyone has a great day!
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    Re: What cologne was joker wearing

    Havenít seen the movie, yet. Mom said it after the date? As in, she was letting him passively know that she knows he was snuggled up with someone cause she can smell their fragrance on him? Trying...
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    Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Thank you for such a wonderful description! Color me interested.


    Weíre just back today from an extended weekend vacation to Destin, Florida. The weather held out nicely for us before big rain...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Herbie Hancock level? Wow, thatís high praise. Colonic was better when the Marsalis bros pushes him. I once saw Eddie Palmieri in Houston at a Latin festival and he did some stuff that made my pea...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Tell me more.
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    Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Ah Chris is ok. Heís just been commercialized to death. The girls/wives seem to be smitten with his style. I grew up listening to the Marsalis boys lighting it up in places like Conservation Hall. ...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    You should smell green, aldehyde, citrus, manly goodness. After it dries down, it presents kinda squeaky clean. Although not duplication - if you like Lauder for men, itís reasonable to assume you...
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    Re: Yo yo yo let me speak on this

    Woody, Chastity, Egra, Al Wisam Day, and ummm the good recommendations in DandyDudeís Rasasi thread. Many are worth owning for daily drivers, and a few (like Woody) punch way higher than the...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Great acquisition! Are you familiar with it? If not, one spray and let it settle in. The opening (although I love it) can be a bit much for folks around you. Once it dries down, enjoy what every man...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Iím also in line with Bavard here.

    Something Iíve noted is that spraying fragrances can alter the smell on my skin. Sometimes I prefer that and sometimes I donít. With Cuir de Russie, I prefer...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTD is Kiton
  83. Re: Which two non-niche affordable fragrances would you add to bring my collection to six?

    For what itís worth, I picked up Lyric and Beach Hut for a grand combined total of just under $250usd. Both big bottles. So you donít have to drop $500 if theyíre something your extremely interested...
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    Washing a syringe after decanting?

    I use an industrial glass pipette which has all the measurements I need down the side. I use alcohol, water, or a mixture of the two. Depends on exactly what Iím working with. Some fragrances or...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Rocking Inis by Fragrances of Ireland again. Maybe Iíve gravitated to it lately since Iím headed on a beach vacation this weekend? Oh, and it also dries down very pleasant on my skin. Gets...
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    Re: Body Kouros.. arrived

    I have this in vintage form and it smells nothing like Kouros to me. It couldíve been given another name completely. Also, the vintage version doesnít remind me of La Nuit. Itís a very unique combo...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Just catching up... WHY DO I HAVE THIS SUDDEN INTEREST IN DIORAMA? And also HOmade (from a southern girl?) cornbread?


    SOTN is Azuree (from a Bample - a Bot sample) cause I feel like being a...
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    Re: Uomo Signature/Azzaro WBN Compare/Contrast

    Welcome, Daryl. I also recommend:

    1. Reading, as stated above, as much as possible. If you find reviewers or various posters whose viewpoint seems similar to you own, use their statements as a...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Update: Kiton Men is my SOTE. While newer versions turn very sour on my skin, the older stuff is just clean and manly. A scent reminiscent of a fellow whoís stopped en route to a black tie event at...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    My SOTD has been Inis by Fragrances of Ireland. My SOTE/N is YTD.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTN is Calvin
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    Absolutely, some people still care about them. Even though I lose zero sleep over them, they do have some fragrances which I find enjoyable. And at a discount, theyíre more in line with where I feel...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Last night was Georgio Beverly Hills.

    This morning is Carven Vetiver Dry. Hope everyone has a great weekend!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Boom. Yes, inDEED!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    You keep wearing that and youíll get Cool.botís attention. [emoji3]


    As my SOTN Iím getting mossy with Lord Molyneaux.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Hahaaaa! She called you ďHumpDudeĒ. [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]


    Iím not... actually, I uh [emoji42][emoji42][emoji42]
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Avon Mesmerize is my SOTN
  98. Re: Does anyone else favor dank-vegetal scents for Fall like I do? ie, Fougeres and Lavenders

    Yep. Sure do.
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    Vintage Amouage Dia Man as my SOTN.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Oh, you went there. And you smell amazing doing so. Excellent fragrance, my friend!
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