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    Re: Pre-90s summer fragrances ?

    Jazz YSL
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    Re: 8 Hour Flight- What do I wear?

    Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio
  3. Re: The most unusual and *wearable* fragrance you've ever encountered?

    273 Rodeo Drive for Men by Fred Hayman. It’s mysteriously dark and complex and deliciously wearable.
  4. Thread: Brut

    by Freschi
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    Re: Brut

    Also I personally don’t see ‘very close’ resemblance between brut and rive gauche as others have kindly suggested. Brut is intensely classic while rive gauche is far modern but both green. Brut is...
  5. Thread: Brut

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    Re: Brut

    My $5 plastic splash bottle Brut which I acquired from a supermarket in Brooklyn back in 2015 is amazingly powerful and possesses the 80s classic vibe. My favorite winter aftershave.
  6. Re: What fragrance was this? Musky, floral and clean

    I’d jump into Fragrantica and use the filter function based on the notes you mentioned grab a list of bottles and then pay a visit to a fragrance store and try your luck.
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    Re: Inexpensive gems that perform

    The term ‘inexpensive’ would have to be defined e.g. $5-$15. If that’s the case I’d say Denim original and Vermeil pour Homme.
  8. Thread: The Oscars

    by Freschi
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    Re: The Oscars

    Vintage Givenchy Gentleman
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    Re: Hard-core patchouli options

    All legendary classics.
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    Re: Hard-core patchouli options

    The best! Alongside vintage Giorgio Beverly Hills.
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    Re: Is Gucci Pour Homme 1 a safe blind buy?

    Hence I stopped buying much these days cause I don’t like the smell of modern fragrances . GPH1 was a masterpiece fortunately still have some left.
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    Re: Lets talk about Zino!

    I agree. Vintage is way more complex, balanced and richer and noticeably performs a lot better.
  13. Re: For most fragrances, I've found it takes time to evaluate.

    Fantastic thread finally something new and original well done. I really enjoyed the comparison to certain songs, so true :)
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    Re: Lets talk about Zino!

    There are loads of threads about Zino’s new vs vintage:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/374897-zino-davidoff-v-zino-davidoff-reformulated
    ...
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    Re: ZI NO or ZI YES ?

    ZI YES if vintage with italic ‘Davidoff’ not the bold ‘DAVIDOFF’. I would spend few extra bucks and get me a vintage from eBay if I was you. Happy sniffing :)
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    Re: NEW: Givenchy - Gentleman Eau de Parfum !

    Hednic is going to compare this one with the classic original version. If the verdict as you’v said is not remotely similar then I will be disappointed with Givenchy’s description here:
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    Re: Give me darkness!

    Switch off the light and try Gucci guilty absolute and you will never see the light again.
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    Re: NEW: Givenchy - Gentleman Eau de Parfum !

    Thanks Hednic sounds like it’s worth the try.
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    Re: NEW: Givenchy - Gentleman Eau de Parfum !

    Does it smell anything like the original? Any hint to the original? Is it a unique masterpiece or just a pleasant generic smell?
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    Re: NEW: Givenchy - Gentleman Eau de Parfum !

    “Gentleman Givenchy from 2017 is a reinterpretation of the original from the '70s, adapted to the modern man.”

    I’m not sure what to make of this statement. Do they actually mean that IT WILL smell...
  21. Re: Looking for a casual daytime fragrance - leaning towards AdP Colonia

    I know what you mean sometime we do get bored of the same fragrance and hence it’s good to have different bottles for rotation. I can’t guarantee if they can give you free samples to try it’s all...
  22. Re: Warm Spicy Fragrances (Fall, Winter) That Can Be Worn Year Round.

    Zino Davidoff is my all time comfort winter scent.
  23. Re: Looking for a casual daytime fragrance - leaning towards AdP Colonia

    Ebay is normally the place for me for discontinued vintages but risky as they may turn out rancid. Otherwise pay a visit to smith and caughey or farmers and try your luck :)
  24. Re: Jacques Bogart “Signature” Your Thoughts, I’m Wowed!

    Pure class.
  25. Re: Looking for a casual daytime fragrance - leaning towards AdP Colonia

    I also prefer the colonia intensa to the original, I personally think it’s more suitable as causal everyday spray.

    Some of my everyday suggestions:
    Bleu de Chanel
    Azzaro chrome
    Preferred Stock...
  26. Re: any of you like the scent of an aftershave so much, you kept it to use as a fragrance?

    Aftershaves like Gillette cool wave, Aqua Velvas, Brut they all smell great and long lasting. They last longer than many of my modern designer EDTs.
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    Re: Aramis New West.

    Get a 5ml sample of the vintage they go for around $15 on eBay and see how that goes before you spend $$$$ on something you may not like.
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    Re: Do you think Kouros will be around forever?!

    As much as I love the KING of fragrances aka Kouros, I hope it won’t stay forever cause the current formulation is just aweful IMHO. The vintages if found on eBay will be sold for 100s of dollars......
  29. Re: aramis classic or Old Spice--which do you prefer?

    Vintage 80s Aramis > Old spice (any formulation)
    Old spice (any formulation) > current Aramis
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    Re: Choose 1 of these Classics

    Vintage Givenchy Gentleman is absolutely delicious
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    Re: Creed Viking - It's true purpose?

    Sounds worth the try. Thanks mate for the passionate response.
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    Re: Creed Viking - It's true purpose?

    Thanks Filipe. Does it smell like something you’ve experienced before?
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    Re: Creed Viking - It's true purpose?

    Sorry off topic!! But I haven’t got the chance yet to try Viking. Is there a fragrance that smells like it or is it extremely unique?
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    Re: Fragrance for Important Meeting

    I don't know about you guys but vetiver based fragrances like guerlain vetiver or encre noir tend to give me confidence boost especially at work. Good luck with the meeting!
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    Re: Davidoff Good Life - Mesmerizing !!!

    Very comforting, relaxing and long lasting floral and woody scent along the same vein of givenchy insense imo. Lucky to own both bottles, perfect for spring.
  36. Re: BBC: 'why big brand perfumes may be losing their allure'

    You welcome! Interesting article indeed may leaves big room for analysis and discussion I suppose.
  37. Re: BBC: 'why big brand perfumes may be losing their allure'

    http://www.bbc.com/news/business-41339121
  38. BBC: 'why big brand perfumes may be losing their allure'

    Interesting read:
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    Re: Your most "relaxing" fragrance?

    Givenchy insense
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    Re: Products with no longevity

    If we were back in the 80s non of us had probably thought one day we would question longevity in fragrances, such a sad reality.
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    Re: Mock Thread: Had Basenotes been in the 80s

    Sounds amazing, I'm sooooo excited can't wait :)
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    Re: Mock Thread: Had Basenotes been in the 80s

    Guys, It's 1988 now and the last fragrance I bought was Giorgio for men in 1984. Is there anything worth trying since 84? There is this rumor lately that Davidoff have release something called cool...
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    Re: Products with no longevity

    I can't recall any of the Jo Malone's that I've tested lasted more than an hour on my skin.
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    Re: Autumn Fragrances Recommendations

    Vetiver base fragrances are fantastic choices as mentioned above. I would also recommend Burberry London.
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    Re: New: Tabac Man Fire Power

    Appreciate the update thanks sounds worth the try.
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    NEW: Aramis Modern Leather

    "Aramis Modern Leather comes out in September 2017 as a twist on the theme of the classic Aramis fragrance for a modern man.
    Top notes: Basil, Thyme
    Heart: Geranium, Patchouli
    Base notes: Leather,...
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    Re: Cerruti 1881 or something close?

    I bought the recent formulation of cerruti 1881 still smells fresh and long lasting the way I remember it from the earlier days. My only concern is not as rich in aroma which is understandable.
  48. Re: After almost 10 years...I'm back!! (and dismayed)--The sad state of the fragrances industry toda

    I hear ya man and share your frustration too! Welcome back
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    Re: New: Tabac Man Fire Power

    The guy in the advertisement reminds me of Thomas Andres from modern talking back in the 80s lol.. thanks for the info would definitely give it a try since i like tabac original
  50. Re: Any opinion about resemblance of Axe Marine to Chanel Antaeus ??

    I find close resemblance between axe marine and Quorum.
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    Re: Fragrance left in hot car

    Such an honest seller, I wish all sellers like him. I recently purchased a vintage bottle of passion by Elizabeth Taylor and it turned out to be rancid and this is not the first time, it happened to...
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    Re: Drakkar Vs Giorgio

    Current formulation: Drakkar
    Vintage formulation: Giorgio
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    Re: Nautica Voyage was hit today.

    I use Nautica Voyage mainly after gym it has this comfy cooling effect and smells pretty fresh. For $15/100ml you can't go wrong
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    Re: Proraso Colognes

    I have a question with the green proraso aftershave bottle designs:

    What's the difference between 66615 and 66616
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    Re: Why is there so much hate for Grey Flannel?

    I heard it's been reformulated which is sadly the only juice I've tried and despised right away but I guess it's not fare to put a final verdict on this knowing it had gone through number of...
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    Re: Just bought Trussardi Uomo

    Thanks Bigsly :)
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    Re: Aqua velva aftershaves

    Haha hednic fantastically put nothing more beautiful than driving down through memory lane. Thank you for sharing those priceless moments,
    Have a lovely day :)
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    Re: Just bought Trussardi Uomo

    Does it really smell like Krizia Uomo? If that's the case I'd score a bottle from ebay. Pls let me know thanks.
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    Aqua velva aftershaves

    I have all of the below:

    1. Aqua Velva Ice Blue 1935
    2. Aqua Velva Ice Sport 1994
    3. Aqua Velva Musk (Year?)
    4. Aqua Velva Original Sport (Year?)

    I love them all and after every shave I...
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    Re: What is that smell?

    I second that!
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    Re: Old bottle of Cool Water gone bad?

    Sounds like the juice has gone off. I had experienced a gone-off cool water it's probably one of those scents that are prone to death!
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    Re: Basenote Members who've come and and gone -

    I was thinking the same about Ericrico don't see him around as often for me he's the maestro of classic powerhouses.
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    Re: Fresh, energizing cologne for high schoolers?

    Just got released Dolce & Gabbana 'Light Blue Eau Intense Pour Homme' - it smells pretty damn fresh and long lasting.
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    Re: New: Davidoff Cool Water Wave

    Thanks for the feedback on D-wave. Sounds promising to me, will have to try it.
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    Re: What would Dean Martin wear?

    Welcome to Dino's wardrobe :2vrolijk_08:

    Aramis Aramis (1966)
    Capucci PH (1967)
    Paco Rabanne PH (1973)
    Cerruti 1881 PH (1990)
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    Re: New- Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Sport

    Ooops even tho I searched for it and couldn't find it in any other thread, it slipped out from my vision somehow. Hopefully mods can delete it or be ignored. Thanks for the heads up!
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    New- Guerlain L'Homme Ideal Sport

    According to fragrantica this Woody Aquatic fragrance will be released in May of this year.

    More info in here:

    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Guerlain/L-Homme-Ideal-Sport-44242.html
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    Re: Fragrances for rock show

    Krizia moods
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    Re: Valentino Uomo Acqua (2017)

    Interesting combo of notes... curious to find out how it smells
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    Re: Aramis Aramis - First thoughts

    I love my 80's vintage Aramis full of richness and outstanding performance. Perfect for cold weathers and full of nostalgia of many happy memories:)
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    Re: Straight to Heaven & the 80's

    Thanks hednic, sure is :)
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    Straight to Heaven & the 80's

    I had the chance to read one of the threads on BN on Kilian juices so I can figure out which ones worth trying. The ones most popular among the BNs community were back to black, taste of heaven and...
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    Re: Sergio Tacchini pour homme

    Brilliant!!
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    Re: 2016 - In review

    What would be the choice of 2016 fragrance(s) for someone who's a big fan of the 80's powerhouses such as Kouros, Zino, Giorgio, Krizia Moods...etc?
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    Re: Sergio Tacchini pour homme

    The one you posted looks proper 80's original compared to the fragrantica bottle? Probably underwent major facelift which probably signifies re formulation? Non the less, the original sounds worth...
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    Re: Sergio Tacchini pour homme

    I think he's referring to this http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Sergio-Tacchini/Sergio-Tacchini-1815.html
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    Re: Nautica Voyage caps change or do I have a fake?

    Good to know. Thanks
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    Re: Nautica Voyage caps change or do I have a fake?

    You're good to go, I believe the metal caps are no where to be found other than eBay, won't be surprised if the price for metal would sky rocket.
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    Re: recent version of Paco Rabanne PH edt

    Nothing is complicated as the King hence the name lol
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    Re: Nautica Voyage caps change or do I have a fake?

    I got mine from marshalls this July for $16 with the plastic cover and lasts 30mins tops. It's so watered down and no where near to where it was before. I'm never getting it again!
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    Re: recent version of Paco Rabanne PH edt

    From eBay I scored the 80's edition it was $50 for the 50ml splash bottle and can never look back, couple of splashes and I'm set for the day :coolold:
  82. Thread: Vetiver?

    by Freschi
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    Re: Vetiver?

    I own both and love both. Encre Noir is on the heavy side dry and earthy/rooty with outstanding quality. Guerlain vetiver is on the lighter side fresh and soapy with outstanding quality.
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    Re: NEW : Davidoff Horizon Extreme

    Well put ��
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    Re: Creed Marketing - Bag of Lies

    I don't care how Creed market its product. All I care about personally is that Aventus is a great smelling fragrance and works wonders on me and it happens to be manufactured by Creed.
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    Re: NEW : Davidoff Horizon Extreme

    Hmmmmm this one is puzzling me. Less than a year and another flanker comes out. I wonder if this is marketing or to improve longevity and silage .
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    Re: Whiff from Vintage Zino

    Thanks guys, perfection indeed!
  87. Re: New creed aventus from beauty spin has no batch code at the bottom for the bottle

    Aventus is a true compliment getter coupled with fantastic smell and quality. Enjoy it!
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    Whiff from Vintage Zino

    The whiff I get from vintage Zino from few hours since the initial application is absolute divine. Is this coming from a single note or combination of notes?
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    Anything resembling to Aqua Velva Musk?

    I love the smell of Aqua Velva Musk and it's so comforting especially in the colder months to come but it don't last much on me cause perhaps it's an aftershave. I wonder if there's anything which...
  90. Re: Creed Aventus vs Bleu De Chanel EDP - Who's the winner for dates/night out?

    I have both and aventus smells wonderful to my senses, It's fresh and lasts a long time.

    Aventus = perefect for romantic occasions and night outs.
    Bleu de Chanel = perfect for everyday office...
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    Re: Current Status Of Aramis ?

    Get the vintage from eBay still selling at affordable prices. I bought 50ml Aramis bottle from 1986 for $25 and it's a beauty. Never have to worry anymore about recent formulations and oakmoss...
  92. Thread: New Creeds

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    Re: New Creeds

    The notes sound rather promising inside the rather attractive/strange choice of color bottle of Creed Viking.
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    Re: New: Aramis Adventurer

    WOW... I just tried this out and to my surprise it is well refined/balanced fresh fougere smells rich and elegant. I personally find it more interesting than other recent releases from aromatic...
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    Re: Is Aspen by Coty worth buying ?

    I've Never tried the vintage but recently bought a bottle and was disappointment with longevity 30mins tops.
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    Re: Davidoff Cool Water Reformulated?

    Appreciate the concern. Unfortunately even with reputable sellers and superior reviews on eBay I still get vintages which has gone off. It's hit n miss for me.
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    Re: Davidoff Cool Water Reformulated?

    I bought a gift set on special 2 years ago and doesn't last more than 30mins, extreme watered down and less spicy, nothing near the richness of the good ol' original. Then I thought of buying a...
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    Re: Dealing with a big collection

    I wear my fragrances based on the mood I'm in as many BNs have already mentioned. Also depends on the seasons/temperatures. Sometime feel like 80s powerhouses the likes of krizia moods, Drakkar, sung...
  98. Re: Discontinued Fragrances you would lke to be "resurrected"?

    Zino Davidoff
  99. Re: The best cheapies(under 30 euros) you know/own

    IMO 'cheapies' should be somewhere between $10-$20.
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    Re: Where do you wear Kouros?

    As much as I love Kouros I'm finding it rather difficult to wear. I have the perfume corp '86 version with fantastic richness and longevity but I had few people complaining about the stinky smell. I...
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