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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    One of my favourite Le Labo’s In winter.
  2. Re: Your the 'average joe' which two frags do you live with for the rest of your life?

    Designer frags only?

    Here it is:

    Guerlain Djedi please
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    Chanel Egoïste Cologne Concentrée.

    That’ll do nicely.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I choose the night before. Aah, the agony of choice....
  4. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Hear hear!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Chanel CdR EdT can be sensational.
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    Re: What is the best TOM FORD fragrance?

    Amber Absolute. Urban Musk.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Refined and often underrated.
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    Re: The very first male gourmand???

    After Angel, Escada’s Casual Friday is one of the earliest gourmands I recall.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    GIT is probably best classified as an Eau de Parfum.
  10. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    And Ho Hang Club - a favourite of mine.
  11. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    Revlon’s Chaz comes to mind.
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    Re: Top 5 Vintage Masculine

    1. Creed Vintage Tabaróme
    2. Chanel Egoïste Cologne Concentrée
    3. Creed Cuir de Russie
    4. Knize Ten - older versions
    5. Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal/Lord - the initial formulation
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    But a more recent one was darker again, so it might not be a consistent change.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Yes, that was my impression.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    A bit lighter in colour I thought.
  16. Re: Creed: Original Cologne AND Pure White Cologne/Original Cologne in the directory???

    Maybe asking the moderators or Grant?
  17. Re: Since Ebene smells like Tuscany is it worth getting?

    They are not that similar and both worth getting.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I very much like the Edition Blanche. It is in my summer rotation.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I very much like the Edition Blanche. It is in my summer rotation.
  20. Re: Do You Ever Wear Gobin Daude's Nuit au Désert?

    Yes, the opening is sensational.
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    Re: Name best lavender cologne you know!

    Creed's Royal Scottish Lavender is a nice one.
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    Re: Name best lavender cologne you know!

    BdP is beautiful - an autumn staple of mine.
  23. Thread: Masculine Iris?

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    Re: Masculine Iris?

    DH vintage, Iris Silver Mist, Iris de Nuit by Heeley, Acqua di Parma Iris Nobile Sublime.
  24. Re: Do you stock pile? Buy Rare/discontinued Frags?

    Yes, and if I like it I will try to get a backup. Shops - especially smaller ones and the ones relocating or closing down - and ebay both have been worth it.
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    Re: Vintage Chanel Egoiste

    It is a great vintage fragrance, one of my favourites.
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    Re: Your warm weather go to.

    Monsieur Balmain, Creed Bois Cédrat, and Selection Verte.
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    Re: Your greatest blind buy!

    One of my favourite Armanis.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Spot on - short-term turnover maximisation with cost reduction by dilution?
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Good for business.
  30. Thread: Chez Bond no. 9

    by rbaker
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    Re: Chez Bond no. 9

    Prefer GIT but Chez Bond is nice.
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    Re: G'bye Italian Cypress

    Hear, hear!
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    Re: Looking for signature scent for a man

    Creed Irish Tweed or Chanel Egoïste might work.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir EDP

    No, no great similarities.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    A great scent, especially for that price.
  35. Re: Need advice; Hermes Bel Ami or Bel Ami Vetiver or Cuiron pour Homme Helmut Lang

    Bel Ami.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    The Roja is very nice indeed.
  37. Thread: Angel Men/A*Men

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    Re: Angel Men/A*Men

    And a case where some of the flankers are nicer than the original.
  38. Thread: Eau Sauvage

    by rbaker
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    Re: Eau Sauvage

    The old EdT was one of my father's favourites, and he was right. A great scent.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Profit - short-term mainly - vs. quality and long-term reputation. Spot on.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    A great classic.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Probably better in an office setting.
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    Re: Just Tried The House of Guerlain

    Coriolan is a Guerlain I like a lot.
  43. Thread: Eau Sauvage

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    Re: Eau Sauvage

    I concur. I hope I am not biased: the vintage one was one of my father's favourites.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Also: they were made by more artisanal houses who aimed at long-term reputation and were less aiming at short-term profit maximisation than many of today's multinational designer corporation to whom...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Also: they were made by more artisanal houses who aimed at long-term reputation and were less aiming at short-term profit maximisation than many of today's multinational designer corporation to whom...
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    Re: Just Tried The House of Guerlain

    On the long run it is worth trying the vintage versions too.
  47. Thread: Eau Sauvage

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    Re: Eau Sauvage

    Agree.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    The newer one I tried was lighter too.
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    Re: Ylang ylang fragrance recommendations?

    The Le Labo is nice. Maybe Caron's Nuit de Noël.
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    Re: What to buy from Guerlain?

    I like Après l'Ondee.
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    Re: Please Help with L'Occitane

    EdB is being reformulated.
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    Re: Masculine orientals that arent powdery?

    Balenciaga pour Homme is sensational.
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    Re: Please Help with L'Occitane

    Eau de Baux for cooler weather, Verveine for warmer days.
  54. Re: Need advice; Hermes Bel Ami or Bel Ami Vetiver or Cuiron pour Homme Helmut Lang

    Bel Ami.
  55. Re: What are your favorite "suit and tie" fragrances?

    Creed Vintage Tabarome & Cuir de Russie, Chanel CdR (vintage), Djedi, Ombre Noir, Tabac Blonde, Windsor.
  56. Re: Chanel Allure Homme - Overshadowed by its flankers

    Regarding the original I am on Luca Turin's side. I enjoy the Edition Blanche a lot though.
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    Re: Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir VS The One

    The One.
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    Re: Jermyn Street by Floris: Anyone Try it Yet?

    Is on my list.
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    Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    Yes, Creed causes quite a bit of GITdiness.
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    Re: Masculine orientals that arent powdery?

    By Jove, one of my favourites! A splendid scent.
  61. Re: How is Dior Homme Intense in term of compliments?

    Got a couple.
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    Re: Masculine orientals that arent powdery?

    Absolutely, a nice scent.
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    Re: What to Wear on a Flight

    Small samples to try on the flight.
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    Re: Scents that basenotes forgot (or lost momentum)

    Definitely Tobacco Vanille
  65. Re: Royal Exclusives in 2.5 oz. bottles in November!

    The free refill travel atomisers were offered again this year.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Amber Absolute is a favourite of mine.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Djedi had been discontinued and was re-issued as a limited edition in, I believe, 1996, and in that context I heard the term "vintage" used for the original edition. I do not recall all the details...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Only very rarely as reformulations were not that rampant. In the 90s with Djedi I heard the term.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    A versatile classic.
  70. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Maybe as long as stock lasts. LVMH can discontinue whole lines in one swoop - see Fendi.
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    Re: Notes in perfumes and personality traits?

    That might be the case inititially for many people, but with more reflection and knowing many more fragrances, one can choose them according the occasion, season, weather, as well as one's own mood.
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    Re: Half a year in... What do you think...

    Yup, an unfortunate approach used by some producers. Sometimes the fragrance is reformulated without notice.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    The new Egoïste is great, the Vintage - divine!
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    Re: Let's talk Chanel....

    And not part of LVMH.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Basenotes.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    In my experience it is definitely worth it.
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    Re: The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne

    Welcome to the show. It's a great crowd of aficionados here!
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes questions

    Thanks for sharing this - I wasn't aware of this.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Discussion

    Thanks for sharing this.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Hear, hear! Being solely guided by what others like might have its disadvantages...
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    Re: Perfume as insect repellant

    Just repelled an insect attack a few days ago with Fendi.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    A great classic scent in my spring rotation.
  83. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Yup, the usual superfluous game.
  84. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Thanks for the warning - just got some.
  85. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    LVMH. The bottom line - see the Fendi Saga.
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    Re: Tabarome Millesime

    It is part of my spring rotation, but also good for summer days that are not too hot.
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    Re: Moving to niche perfumes!

    Maybe Monsieur Balmain, Chanel Allure Homme Édition Blanche, Creed Bois de Cédrat. Most citrus scents don't last that long though.
  88. Re: Mature work fragrance for a young professional, also something a little more date like for night

    Great evening choice. For daytime maybe Creed Green Irish Tweed?
  89. Re: Vintage Fragrances...just a personal experience

    RL Monogram, KL Homme and especially Egoïste Cologne Concentree are truly wonderful indeed.
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    Re: Tips For Cleaning Your Glass Perfume

    Thank you, a great post and very helpful.
  91. Re: I say vetiver, earthy, dark and subtly sweet, You say ...

    Vintage Guerlain.
  92. Poll: Re: Which of These Basenotes "Masterpieces" Do You Prefer to Wear?

    Not my favourites but probably Encre Noir - maybe.
  93. Re: Name the fragrance, having a "special" place in your heart.

    Creed Vintage Tabarôme and Dior Eau de Sauvage - memories of my late father.
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    Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie Parfum, EDT, or Both

    Like the vintage was compared to today's version.
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    Re: Cologne before bed

    Sometimes, but a room fragrance is nice too.
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    Re: The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne

    Molinard.
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    Re: What Are Your Top Picks Under 40 Bucks?

    Dhi.
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    Re: Is there a lighter version of Fahrenheit?

    This one.
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    Re: Incense. leather and smoke

    Epic Man, Memoir Man.
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    Re: Woodsy Masculine Fragrance Recommendation?

    I can second Creed's Bois du Portugal.
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