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  1. Re: What would you consider the most masculine summer scent?

    Also Masculin Pluriel by MFK.
  2. Re: What would you consider the most masculine summer scent?

    I find my SOTD today (Guerlain Homme Intense) to be a good masculine scent for spring and cooler summer days.
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    Re: Your wardrobe was stolen.

    I'd go straight to Palmolive's splits and snatch up a 50ml of Aventus if available(~$70). I'd then get whichever oriental or gourmand I could find for $30. I'd unlikey be able to find DHI at this...
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    Re: Tom Ford Oud Wood vs Noir de Noir

    Both fantastic scents. I love them equally. Noir de Noir is beast mode but that's not always what you want. Oud Wood is a lot quieter but still performs superbly on my skin and projection/longevity...
  5. Re: [UK] Valentino Uomo Acqua (Exclusive pre-release - In hand ready to ship), Aventus, HdP, Floris

    Aventus arrived 24 hours after making payment. Top man.

    Cheers.
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    Re: Opinions on Serge Lutens Chergui?

    I love it. I only own two from the house (Chergui and Un Bois Vanille) and both lean towards the feminine side - both can be worn easily by a man though.
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    Re: Is Dior Homme Parfum worth buying?

    Wearing it today and it's fantastic. Very strong and quite different from DH and DHI.The most masculine from the line IMO - Leather and sandalwood with an undertone of rose, smells like a Tom Ford...
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    Re: Finally Dior Homme Sport 2017

    I'll probably stick to the current version of Dior Homme Cologne for this summer. To me that smells very much like the original sport version minus the ginger. The cologne lasts and projects far...
  9. Re: no love at all for CK's Encounter and Encounter Fresh?

    Yep. I quite like the smell but absolutely awful performance.
  10. Re: [UK] TOAK - Kilian, LADDM, Musc Ravageur, Chez Bond, Reflection Man, Nio, Feve, Aventus/Her, TF,

    Cheers bud, just signed for my Oud Wood. Current batch smells just as good as my bottle from 3 years ago.
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    Re: Similar to Fahrenhiet Absolute

    I find the Fahrenheit Parfum to have more than a passing resemblance.
  12. Re: [UK] TOAK - Kilian, LADDM, Musc Ravageur, Chez Bond, Reflection Man, Nio, Feve, Aventus/Her, TF,

    Please add me for Dior - Fève Délicieuse 50ml. Cheers!
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Ah ok. Thanks for the info.
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel EDPs

    Apologies if this has already been answered, but if I were to walk into a department store in London, UK, would I be faced with the EDT and EDP versions or have the EDT's already disappeared? I'd...
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    Re: Hypothetical scenario - A*Men and flankers

    I'd probably just buy 1 backup each of havanne and pure malt.
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    Re: CH Men Prive=La Nuit de L'homme?

    No similarity at all
  17. Re: What is your favorite vanilla fragrance for men

    I really enjoy FM Musc Ravageur as well as Serge Luten's Une Bois Vanille.
  18. Re: potion royal black vs dior oud ispahan vs tom ford noir de noir

    Haven't tried Oud Ispahan but own and love Noir de Noir and Potion royal black - both great scents. I find Royal potion to be something in between Dior homme parfum and Noir de Noir.
  19. Re: [UK] TOAK - by Kilian, MFK, Bentley White, Aventus/For Her, VIW, MI, GI, Puredistance M, D&G The

    I missed the postman last week but got to the post office today to pick up my Jubiliation XXV. Perfect thanks!
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    Re: 24 Ice Gold by Scentstory?

    Interesting. I own the original, gold, platinum and go dark versions but have never bothered with the Oud flankers. My favourite is gold followed by platinum. The original is OK but I've gone off it...
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    Re: Sources For Decants in UK

    Have always had great service from Scentsamples.uk.com and also more recently since Greg started his site Fragrancesamplesuk.com.

    Cheers for the Beautyspin tip too, I didn't realise they did...
  22. Re: [UK] Baccarat Rouge 540, Bentley White, Dior Vetiver, Jubilation XXV, Aventus, CN Soul, New Haar

    Sampled Feve Delicieuse last year and really liked it and am now testing off of a 5ml decant. It's superb stuff so I'd certainly participate in a split of this.
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    Re: Is Potion Royal Black discontinued?

    I own and like this fragrance too but won't be re-purchasing as I feel Tom Ford Tuscan Leather, Noir de Noir and Dior Homme parfum all do the same job but better.
  24. Re: [UK] Baccarat Rouge 540, Bentley White, Dior Vetiver, Jubilation XXV, Aventus, CN Soul, New Haar

    Recently re-smelt my small sample of Tom Ford's Plum Japonais and am really starting to love that scent. I'll probably pull the trigger on a full bottle of this sometime over the winter but would...
  25. Re: How many colognes do you have? And do you rotate between scents?

    I currently own approx. 100 and rotate all the time although my favourites naturally get more wears. I placed a limit/cap of 100 on myself as I really don't want my collection to get any bigger, so...
  26. Re: What fragrance(s) are you holding onto even though you don't like it?

    I have a few fragrances that I just don't like/use any more. Problem is most of the fragrances that I no longer use are cheapo ones that I grew out of and can be picked up really cheap anyway...so...
  27. Re: LDDM? Why Is It Not More Talked About Around Here? Very Impressed!

    I love it. I also find that as well as working in the Autum/Winter it is also great in the summer heat and really evokes the image of a spice market in the desert. My bottle ran out recently but it's...
  28. Re: MFK --- APOM or Luminiere noir pour homme or masculine pluriel ?

    Haven't sampled the others from MFK but own and love Pluriel. A lovely masculine modern fougere which performs fantastic on my skin for 6 hours before it begins to fade.
  29. Re: [UK] Aventus For Her = 5ml £14 delivered

    Aventus arrived- thanks for another great split.
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    Re: Rainy day scents?

    This. Especially on spring/summer/fall rainy days.
  31. Re: What are your top 5 summer/hot weather fragrances?

    Try applying to skin rather than drinking it :laugh:

    Agree with a lot listed above already. I'd add Rasasi Xtrodinaire Aromatic from the red carpet series. I really like it and it lasts for ages.
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    Re: Spring / summer scent

    HM Hanae Mori - A great spring/summer scent for those cooler but still sunny days. In fact my SOTD today. A lovely citrus/floral with a gourmandy vanilla/tonka base.
  33. Re: London Right Now: What's New and Exclusive at Harrod's / Other?

    I've literally just gone through Knightsbridge on the bus and spotted the distinct bottles of Montale on a display table in the window of a pharmacy called 'Prince Pharmacy' - so worth checking out...
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    Re: CH Men Prive vs Bentley for Men Intense

    Own and love both. Bentley is a boozy, smokey and spicy incense. Some parts of it remind me slightly of LDDM.

    I can't understand all the hate for prive. I smelt it once and immediately had to buy...
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport or Dior Homme Eau for Men?

    Definitely Eau. I also prefer Dior Homme Cologne over DHS.
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    Re: Rasasi La Yuqavam Ambergris Showers

    That's strange. I actually received Xtraordinaire Aromatic this morning and the first thing that sprung to mind was ' wow, smells like SMW with added lemon'. I've only had a quick sniff though so...
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    Re: Lynx/Axe have done an Oud!

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26121027.jpg

    Used to be my SOTD everday when I was 13. The boys changing room used to stink of this after every P.E lesson. I would love to smell...
  38. Re: [UK] Splits - D&G The One Royal Night 10ml = £11, Three Of A Kind Tobacco Frags 30ml = £44 + Mor

    Royal Oud arrived Saturday...thanks Palmolive on a great split.
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    Re: What is Your 10/10

    Dior Homme Parfum
    Creed Aventus
    Montale Intense Cafe
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    Re: ch men prive vs bulgari man in black

    CH Men Prive is an outstanding fragrance. A fresh, spicy, boozy leather scent. I wouldn't want to be without it.
  41. Re: The Top Ten Male Designer Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sample

    Fantastic article. Wish this had been written when I first started with fragrances.
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    Re: i need something extreme for spring/summmer

    Really? Still on sale in the high street stores in the UK. Still able to pick up from many grey market sites too. Was this officially discontinued? If so I'll buy another bottle now.
  43. Re: A petition to LVMH to bring Dior Homme Sport 2008 back!!!!!!

    Absolutely 100% never gonna happen. The 2012 DHS is more in touch with the line and the latest DHC pretty much covers the DHS 2008 minus the slightly overbearing ginger. They revamped the line...
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    Re: Bentley Intense: DAYUM!

    Superb fragrance. Reminds me of a boozy/leathery L'air Du Desert Morrocain.
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    Re: Coconut / tropical fragrance

    Lily Bermuda - South Water
  46. Re: [UK] Decants - Aventus? MI? VIW? RO? BdP? Enigma? Ore? Kiste? You choose and we'll split.

    Sounds good. Please add me for a 30ml split of Royal Oud.
  47. Re: [UK] Decants - Aventus? MI? VIW? RO? BdP? Enigma? Ore? Kiste? You choose and we'll split.

    Hi, I see you've got some more splits open but I can't see any prices? How much is it for 50ml Royal Oud?
  48. Re: [UK] Creed Aventus - 50ml for £50 delivered

    Hi Palmolive,

    Great to have a UK splitter. Please put me down for 50ml from your Aventus bottle 2. Thanks.
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    Re: D&G The One for Men EDP!!!

    Yep. I have some fragrances that I spray twice and they give me good performance for 12 hours. I also have others that require 12 sprays for 'ok' performance for 5 hours. The whole '3 sprays max'...
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    Re: Dior homme intense discontinued

    I have concluded that the OP membership should be discontinued lol. Seriously though, talk about attention seeking. OP - please change the title of your thread to reflect the reality of the situation...
  51. Re: Should I get CH Men Prive if I'm not a fan of tonka bean?

    I smelt this at duty free last month and loved it so much I bought a bottle on my return journey. There is Tonka in it but it isn't the dominant note to my nose. it opens really spicy and fresh with...
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    Re: Zegna Florentine Iris

    Thanks very much for your opinions - definitely a viable option and I'll try and sample soon.
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    Zegna Florentine Iris

    I guess I'll post this in the male forum as it's marketed as a male fragrance, but as I haven't smelt this yet, I wondered how suitable this would be for a woman? The reason I ask is that my mum has...
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    Re: My fragrance journey so far...

    Millesime Imperiale + pineapple???? I know we all interpret fragrances differently but i think you may have mixed your samples up on this one!
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    Re: Best Montale Fragrances

    Coincidentally I received my first full bottle from Montale yesterday! I tested a few last year but fell in love immediately with the gourmand rose that is intense cafe and promised myself that it...
  56. Re: Do people exaggerate the amount/nature of compliments they receive on this forum?

    I think a lot of youtube reviewers are mixing up the words 'opinion' and 'compliment'. They'll test out a newly released perfume, review it a week later and claim 'compliments were off the charts'....
  57. Re: Scent Story 24 Gold vs. Rasassi La Yuqawam vs. TM Pure Malt

    Own and love all 3. Can't go wrong with any of them to be honest.
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    Re: best new fragrances?

    Have to give a +1 on Dior Fève Délicieuse. Lovely comforting scent and will be my next purchase for the upcoming fall.

    Also love the new Carolina Herrera CH Men Prive. It was the one thing that...
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    Re: Tom Ford Venetian Bergamot ?

    Tried this today. Nice citrus opening but quickly becomes a fresh musky floral. I think the name of this fragrance is quite misleading - bergamot only has a small role to play. The dominant note to...
  60. Re: Fahrenheit Absolute - Let the raving begin...

    I love it and prefer it to the original. Glad I bought a 100ml backup which will have to be opened this winter.
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    Re: Serge lutens five o clock au gingembre

    I sampled this one a while back now so memories are sketchy. I remember it being a pleasant fragrance but it didn't seem that special to me and was quite fleeting on my skin. Personally didn't find...
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    Re: I Give Up On Designers Again !

    What a load of bolx.

    Current formulations of LIDGE, DHI, Pure havanne are ABSOLUTELY FINE.They project and they last. But hey, the OP will obviously come back and say that he's right and I'm wrong...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Dracdoc gives this a 10/10 in his review.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qhWXrNTUOQ
  64. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche: are you fed up with it yet?

    Never got the hype on this one and got bored of it very quickly (it also had rubbish performance on me). I used it up as a 'post shower' cologne just to be rid of it.
  65. Re: How come Heavy Oud fragrances are made in very hot countries ?

    Oudh Qadim wears fine in warm weather. I wouldn't feel like wearing it on a blazing hot/humid day (say 28-30 degrees) but here in London I've been wearing it in the early 20's and it's fine. The oudh...
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    Re: D&G The One for Men EDP!!!

    I'll be at Gatwick South in a couple of weeks so hope they have it there. For me I get a lovely fruity tropical vibe from the one, so if I can pick this up on the way out this will be perfect for...
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    Re: London Creed Boutique Now Open.

    I agree. Stupid idea to move a thread which is providing useful information on a topic which has been regularly discussed in this very forum. Ridiculous.

    To the original poster - thanks for the...
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    Re: Feve delicieuse

    Sorry. Didn't realise that for a fragrance to give 'a similar vibe' it has to have exactly the same ingredients :rolleyesold:
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    Re: How do you organize your collection?

    As in your collection has its own house? ;)
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    Re: Feve delicieuse

    Had a sample a while back and really enjoyed it. I think it may be FBW for me but will give it another sampling first. I seem to remember it gave me a very similar vibe to another that is on my to...
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    Poll: Re: Best from Mugler's A*Men line poll

    Pure Havane for me with Malt second. Only worn Zest a few times and still not sure whether I like it or not. I might try it in the fall - I don't think it really works as a summer scent.
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    London Gatwick Duty Free

    So I'll be flying out of Gatwick South in early September so was doing a search as to what I might find in Duty Free. Came across the following which makes me think the website might be out of date?...
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    Re: Rasasi La Yuqawam Pour Homme

    I bought mine from a here a year or so ago now. Received from Kuwait in the UK in around 3 days!...
  74. Re: The problem with wearing perfume on a searing hot day.

    Personally, I'm of the opinion that if you're wearing sunscreen there really is no point in wearing a fragrance. Last week when I was out in the parks in London I just wore my sunscreen sans...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.26252.jpg
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    Re: Last fragrance that blew you away

    Essence of oud white leather by Bella Bellissima. I sprayed this on my wrist and had a walk around Selfridges for 20 mins before buying. The leather is soft and bended superbly with the oud and...
  77. Re: So the summer is in the UK-fragrance recommendations ?

    I'm in London and yesterday was around 36 degrees. I wore Dior Homme Cologne and it worked well. Today I'm wearing Aqua Fahrenheit which I think works even better.
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    Re: Coconut based fragrances.

    I love Lili Bermuda South Water - coconut milk, guava, sea salt with a pleasant vanilla base.

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/images/Lili-Bermuda-South-Water.jpg
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    Re: A Good All-Around Winter Fragrance?

    Yes, agree Eau Des Baux fits the description. Love wearing that one around Christmas time.
  80. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Greggieboy from the UK. Down to earth reviews, tells it how it is. No BS graphics/sound etc. His face also rarely appears in the vids so he makes it about the fragrances and not himself. Very...
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    Re: Frederic Malle with low price

    Thanks Hednic, will do :thumbsup:
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    Re: What frags have you bought more than once?

    As my collection grows it takes longer for bottles to run out, but so far:

    Dior Homme Intense - Finished a 50ml and re-purchased a 100ml
    Aventus -Finished a 50ml split and re-purchased a 120ml...
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    Re: Frederic Malle with low price

    I was just using that as an example from that companies website. Which reputable companies have you used to order from France?
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    Re: Frederic Malle with low price

    This company seem to offer very decent prices for most of their fragrance lines. I'm assuming they are fuly legit? £180 for 120ml Aventus with free UK shipping seems a good deal as opposed to £215 at...
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    Re: Summer fragrance for under £40

    Ultra Zest is a great summer frag and can currently be picked up for £40 - http://www.escentual.com/thierry-mugler/mugleramenultrazest001/?gclid=CK-Njb3XhMYCFSnMtAodHVMAFA
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    Re: Universal perfumes

    Used them once with no problems to buy Rasasi's La Yuqawam. Order arrived in the UK within 3 days! I would order from them again and just file a credit card/paypal dispute if there were problems and...
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    Re: Fahrenheit absolute

    Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. IMO a fantastic fragrance and glad that I have a 100ml sealed backup in the cupboard.
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    Re: Jubilation XXV vs Musc Ravageur

    And when was MR reformulated by the way? I recently bought a full bottle after my decant of 2 years began to run out. Both smell awesome and both smell identical.
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    Re: Jubilation XXV vs Musc Ravageur

    MR by far.
  90. Re: New Luca Turin reviews: Dior, Elie Saab, Guerlain

    Disagree completely with his review of Feve Delicieuse. It may not be groundbreaking but i certainly don't know any cheap perfumes that smell as good as this. I think it's wonderful.
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    Re: La nuit de L'homme - 2015 ref. WEAK or SOFT?

    I heard that the new Paco Rabanne 1 million flanker is also 15% weaker. It's called 850 thousand.

    .................I'm here all week.
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    Re: Reformulation of La nuit de L'homme - 2015

    Please link to the randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind study which came to the scientifically concluded value of '15% weaker'.

    FYI I bought my bottle about 3 years ago and I find it an ok...
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    Re: What is the best projecting mens fragrance

    Also Interlude man post reformulation (magnetic cap). It is a beast.
  94. Poll: Dior Feve Delicieuse vs Montale Intense Cafe

    So I tried Feve Delicieuse for the first time yesterday and found it to be a lovely smooth gourmand. Unlike others I did actually find it sweet to my nose but not overly sweet or cloying. I also...
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    Re: battle of the Vetivers!

    Dior vetiver
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    Re: SOTD Friday 15th May 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.10632.jpg
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    Re: Summer Leather?

    http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/h418/JONRODGE8/Miscellaneous003.jpg

    I find this works really well for me in the spring and summer. The oud is nice and light and the leather is more of a subtle...
  98. Re: What happened to the ManLovesCologne Youtube channel/website?

    A damn shame, I liked his channel. I saw his chat with Andy Tauer about the new Vanilla Flash and has bookmarked the longer interview to view at another time. Agghh! Hopefully he has his content...
  99. Re: Dior Homme Line of Scents...my favorite flanker and original collection

    Own and love DHI, DHP, DHS2008, Eau. I prefer all these to the oiriginal. Im really digging Eau at the moment - a superb work scent. Looking to pick up the new sport and cologne this summer (assuming...
  100. Thread: Vanilla Niche

    by darcy666
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    Re: Vanilla Niche

    +1 Musc Ravageur (One of my favourite orientals)

    +1 Un Bois Vanille (lovely vanilla with a hint of coconut and coffee to my nose)
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