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    Re: Would I like Yatagan ?

    Based on preexisting and already mentioned fragrance tastes, quite likely affirmative-though not necessarily and not exclusively because of any similarity to Zino alone, but also due to being one of...
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    Re: Looking for fragrances to sample

    Taking the liberty to add/suggest, in no particular order:

    Knize Ten Golden Edition
    Bogart Furyo
    Caron pour un Homme
    Lapidus pour Homme
    Lalique Homme EDP
    Aramis Tuscany and/or Tuscany...
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    Re: Rose and Pepper

    Also adding Opus 1870 by Penhaligon's, even if the rose note may be minimal in this one
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th October, 2019

    Citrus & Wood
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    Re: Fantasy Flankers

    Perhaps also, to a certain extent: Amen Pure Musk and/or Pure Amber - as these may be perhaps among the few notes/categories not (yet) covered by this particular fragrance range
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    Re: My Favourite Fragrance Layerings.

    Among (incidentally by now unplanned/involuntary vintage) scents, so far had few noteworthy layering experiences, particularly (by far involuntarily vintage, early release) Dior Homme with (same...
  7. Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    Oddly or not, managed to somehow get here and/or achieve this not just with significant others, but also with further friends, relatives and/or acquaintances, also irrespective of gender (perhaps...
  8. Re: Help me pick two casual everyday scents with good longevity and around $40 each!

    From your list, recommending and/or especially:

    Encre Noire Sport
    Lalique Homme

    while among other possibilities, particularly:

    l'Homme Ideal Sport
    Mugler Cologne
    Cerruti 1881...
  9. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Possibly both affordable oud oils by Qurashi, some of whom simply named blend with another description of their notes added and their mainstream EDT/EDP fragrances like for instance Black Incense or...
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    Re: Spicebomb without the sweetness?

    Possibly also Jaipur Homme EDP and/or Eau des Baux with some but with definitely not so much sweetness, on an even more elaborate level although not at much higher price point and/or thus with a...
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    Re: I need your help

    Would second going with either/both without any additional expense and/or time required to search for anything else but would also recommend Azzaro PH as an appropriate cold (er) weather choice as...
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    Re: International Necktie Day!

    Classic-would most likely go for Chanel pour Monsieur, several vintage Givenchy masculines, several Dunhill scents first released in the 1930 and others from the 80s (but not necessarily vintage), if...
  13. Re: What are the differences between Guerlain L'Instant Parfum and EDT ?

    Also liking both, yet also preferring the EDP - both as actual scents and as performance of this latter one
  14. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Among others, in no particular order: from the same age with aforementioned Zino also adding Furyo and Fendi Uomo, while from a different age but in style fairly similar to several powerhouses and...
  15. Re: Does your partner understand your addiction?

    Long term single here yet most of the time, most significant others so far had a neutral to rather positive feedback towards this hobby-unless this kind of reactions were merely a coping strategy...
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    Re: Problem with Versace "The Dreamer"

    Even though not doubting the authenticity of the fragrances sold by Notino, The Dreamer by Versace may have this effect of variable or difficultly predictable performance, rather overpowering in some...
  17. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Apart from the perhaps too easily recommendable Dior Poison versions and/or flankers, perhaps also Terre de Lumiere Intense by l'Occitane, yet also several Acqua di Parma releases of creative...
  18. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Almost anything by Comptoir Sud Pacifique, Kobe by Xerjoff, several of the Fahrenheit and of the Azzaro pour Homme summer flankers
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    Re: How do you rate Aramis Devin?

    Personally speaking, among the better ones from its house and among the better classics that are available withing its price category
  20. Re: Your TOP 10 from this decade, subjectively and/or objectively.

    Quite subjectively to be honest, in no particular order (some unisex choices included as well):

    Eau Sauvage Parfum
    Azzaro pour Homme l'Eau
    Voyage d'Hermes Parfum
  21. Re: Five Female Fragrances From Fragrance Houses Men Can Easily Wear?

    One more seconding of No. 19 as much as adding Escale a Portofino by Dior, Le Dix by Balenciaga, Versace Red Jeans, Yardely April Violets and not least Bvlgari Jasmin Noir (perhaps due to a basic...
  22. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    GFT Spanish Leather do to a certain personal association with collectible books, perhaps also Very Valentino for Men for a certain icy, sharp, intellectualized as much as stylish coolness
  23. Re: Do you separate office fragrances into spring/summer and fall/winter?

    Working from a home office and free to wear almost anything during any season (s) would still recommend toning down fragrances to more fresh, light, moderate projection scents in general and...
  24. Re: Today can in the mail Declaration Cartier and Opium pour homme

    Happy for you getting both, two definitely reasonably priced fragrance of good to great value, especially if taking into account factors as performance as well as classic stylishness with enough...
  25. Re: How is the longevity on Encre Noire Sport?

    4-6 hours at moderate to above average projection, at 8 or slightly more hours with minimal skin scent projection-at least based on personal testing experiences to this moment
  26. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    From a personal viewpoint alone:

    in the current version, not so much, at least not as the EDT (the EDP at least making up for the performance reduced, although on an entirely different note...
  27. Re: Did you ever blind-buy Heritage de Guerlain, and did it fall short, meet, or exceed expectations

    If vintage EDT, this actually exceed any expectation, though honestly it was not 100% a blind buy as much as fragrance was separated from and did not have even the faintest possibility to retest in a...
  28. Re: Top 3 scents you love but fail to make the grade

    Few to none, however one of the main reasons if not in fact the only valid and serious reason being finding a fragrance do enjoy as notes not so much as performance, including but not limited to the...
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    Re: Leonard Pour Homme

    From a personal viewpoint alone, most likely not redundant if you already like and/or own these three (irrespective if these latter three ones vintage or otherwise)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th October, 2019

    Zara Norrland
  31. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Bois du Portugal, Aramis Tuscany Forte
  32. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Pure Malt Creation among modern, Lapidus pour Homme among the more classic ones
  33. Re: Bogart Singature - worth looking for "vintage"

    From a personal viewpoint alone, quite likely not, since the current formulation has both enough heft along with performance but also enough stylishness worthy of classical, timeless gentlemanly...
  34. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Possibly also Salvador Dali pour Homme, vintage Drakkar (not necessarily Noir)
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    Re: I miss Grey Flannel!!

    So far, being pleased with the current formulation as much as the vintage one-mainly due to recognizing little or even almost no difference between these two.
    At some point, might still enjoy this...
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    Re: What cologne was joker wearing

    RL Polo could be on the more expensive side, but at least fitting the timeline and also quite readily almost anywhere in the US as well as Europe back then
  37. Re: If you could have 3 and only 3 fragrances from now until the end - which 3, and why? (no 'buts'.

    Current formulation of each, no (or at least much fewer) second thoughts, most if not all of these 3 on budget and quite readily/easily available as well, all 3 being on the classic side therefore...
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    Re: Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    Also taking the liberty to add Tuscany and/or Tuscany Uomo Forte by Aramis as a further scents with a both well balanced and good performance patchouli note, even though admittedly the patchouli note...
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    Re: Curve for men

    Never liked this one particularly much either, though have to admit its far performance way above/beyond average, however mostly on notes do not personally and subjectively enjoy that much
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme 1976

    Tending to second this-being familiar with the scent albeit perhaps not ll of its specific batches/versions/releases etc. this one seems not just safe but also likely to deliver the notes and...
  41. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Most of the Blu Meditteraneo line by Acqua di Parma but also Hugh Parsons Blue
  42. Re: Fresh, Clean, Shower-Gel Fragrance - Jaguar Pace Performance Review.

    While thanking you for the review of Jaguar Pace, also adding since Mugler Cologne was already mentioned, especially Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche, Ginepro Nero by l'Erbolario, Zara Norrland and/or...
  43. Re: What're the absolute best clones/alternatives?

    Maybe also certain vetiver and/or citrus fragrances like Yardley Citrus Wood, Zara Norrland, Ginepro Nero by l'Erbolario, Cuir Vetiver by Yves Rocher as not just better priced but occasionally at...
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    Re: Best, beast mode cheapies?

    Since One Man Show flankers are mentioned already, adding/pointing out especially One Man Show Gold Edition and also adding Mystique Homme by Al Haramain and/or Tasmeem by Rasasi
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    Re: Woody incense vanilla

    From this list, likelier and thus tending to prefer Eau des Baux

    but also to add, in no particular order, especially vintage Gucci Envy,(irrespective if current or vintage for all of the...
  46. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Also adding TDH Eau Fraiche by Hermes, Acqua di Roma Uomo and also Venezia Uomo by the same house of Biagiotti, several of the vintage Krizia and/or Lancetti scents that might still be available...
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    Re: A strifeknot appreciation thread :)

    With apologies of being rather belated reply, nevertheless a sincere and heartfelt personal contribution to this wonderful thread and its equally impressive contributions to this point/moment. ...
  48. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    The newly re-released Givenchy Gentleman EDP or Heritage EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    (a re-post of) Bogart Signature
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XXII

    Mugler Cologne for each occasion,

    - possibly Creed OV (being fresh, versatile but also classy) for each as well,

    - since the house of Chanel was mentioned, pour Monsieur as a more mature...
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    Re: Your 3 Favorite Niche Houses

    So far, in no particular order: Penhaligon's, Knize, Creed
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    Have experienced this at least in two different, distinct senses - on one hand fragrances officially feminine but easily suited as unisex (to a certain point, Chanel No. 19, Escale a Portofino by...
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    Re: share your method of application

    Usually 1-2 sprays each behind each ear, on neck and/or on chest, should the bottle be a splash one without sprayer, dabs instead of sprays almost anytime using the same quantity and in the same...
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    Re: Fragrance That Captures This Mood

    Perhaps also Lalique Homme EDP or Heritage EDP
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    Re: Boss bottled intense EDP

    Also adding Bogart pour Homme as good value for money option with outstanding performance, but a slight sweeter note profile more equally suited for winter/colder weather
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    Re: The Opening of Vintage Polo

    Would perhaps also consider getting the vintage of this one, especially should an affordable offer of this one become available at some point
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    Thank you for sharing the impressions with us and yes, if the vintage of this would be over budget or unavailable for any other reason, would not have any problem with its current formulation-even...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Bogart Signature
  59. Re: Essence mâle "JPG" or Dylan Blue "Versace", ?

    If having to choose and to recommend one between the two: another vote for Essence Le Male by JPG
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    Re: Would you.....

    Even before having tested, owned and used this one, still most likely yes, but mostly due to/under certain conditions that would have made even a blind buy comparatively easy and likely.

    On one...
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    Re: Patchouli based Masculine scents.

    Also adding Lapidus pour Homme to the list of already very good aforementioned patchouli scents
  62. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Perhaps also Hyde Parky Hugh Parsons
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    Re: Yo yo yo let me speak on this

    Also adding Tasmeem by Rasasi, a spicy male rose vanilla scent which could have been a very unspectacular take on this rather common and quite popular theme.
    But instead achieves a fine balance...
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    Re: Best designer/niche atomizers

    Even though already mentioned in the thread starting post seconding the Penhaligon's atomizers already-not an expert on the subject but among niche ones they are likely among the better ones.
  65. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Ok, 10 sprays of Arden Man Sandalwood yesterday-with no particular, in fact without any justification whatsoever :smiley:
  66. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Duc de Vervins l'Extreme
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Congratulations for the classic gentlemanly watch choices, with the stylish design matching the technically accomplished mechanisms Swanger, Fit&Frag'd and City74, easily suited for both everyday,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Arden Men Sandalwood
  69. Re: Interested in opinions on these scents

    So far unfamiliar Michael Jordan Legend and also with Insurrection II Dark.

    Yet so far can say:

    - Nautica Voyage is a fairly safe and fresh, but not overly complex and rather moderate...
  70. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Sorry to hear this, but certain that other fragrances like the positive examples mentioned and in line with these might receive a far better feedback
  71. Re: I just picked up a vintage bottle of Guerlain Heritage (gold cap) and am wondering...

    Tending to agree that while the projection is more moderate and even nearly minimal to certain extent, also tending to perceive the gold cap vintage version of this one as easily more complex and...
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    In "Look forward in anger", a 1993 film from my country with the title (and also some of the characters, plot points, conflicts etc.) somewhat inspired by the John Obsorne play but set, transplanted...
  73. Re: Chanel Allure Homme vs Eqoiste Platiumn??? I went with.......

    Either are very decent choices and among the likeliest versatile, everyday appropriate but also simply better made Chanel masculine fragrances.

    Might have gone for Egoiste for added luxuriousness...
  74. Re: Penhaligon are discontinuing English Fern & Douro

    Sad to hear this, hoping to still see these (re) included in their regular selection-even if having no indication nor info about reversing this discontinuation-or also as limited editions, but...
  75. Re: What vintage fragrances are you sampling right now?

    Did not sample anything of these so far (simply due the very immediate and prosaic logistics problem that respective fragrances did not arrive yet) but planning to sample asap as many vintage...
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    Re: Creed Layering Thread

    If ever considering this, might only consider layering Creed OV either with almost any given fragrance by any other house (but mostly on the lighter side) or another, again probably lighter Creed...
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    Re: Opinions on Gianfranco Ferre L'uomo?

    Personally speaking, based one subjective experience alone- above average performance and/or above average quality for its price (especially the price point you can get this one for) in a fairly...
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    Re: which one is better bubblegum scent ?

    From this list, would second the preference in favor of and go for the regular Invictus as well as Montblanc Spirit- not only and not so much with the experience regarding compliments alone...
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    Re: Refined Citrus Leathers

    Also adding Yardley Citrus & Wood and Robert Capucci pour Homme among the extremely affordable choices.

    While on the pricier side, Eau Sauvage Parfum and/or Fraicheur Cuir, vintage Givenchy...
  80. Re: Anyone ever had a dud bottle of Azzaro ?

    So far, have never used, received nor even tested a dud bottle of this one-neither as vintage nor even in its current version.

    While it may be true that the current version might have a reduced...
  81. Re: The Cap And Why, Caps That Would Have Been Better Otherwise?

    As long as the spraying function/performance is decent, have never given this much thought.

    However, if the spraying mechanism releases too large quantity of perfume at once in one single spray...
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    Re: Should I get these fragrances?

    From this list, would go for GFF l'Uomo and/or Montblanc Individuel - as either/both are good value for money choices, age appropriate as well as with decent performance
  83. Re: La Nuit De L'Homme YSL , I'm digging it very much!

    Rather belated congratulations but yes agreeing on La Nuit - still considering this among the better YSL fragrances quite recently released and fairly versatile as well, apart from a decent scent per...
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    Re: Your favorite all-natural fragrance

    So far, especially an obscure Neroli cologne or EDC by an obscure Austrian organic, natural scent house did not remember its name mainly due to being limited to a fairly restrictive distribution...
  85. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    A modern YSL yet preceding the l'Homme or La Nuit rage, more akin to Rive Gauche, but also the Dior Homme range, Ungaro Man Silver, while mainly most of the TF Neroli Portofino range among...
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    Re: Just received my Aventus but...

    Not just the bottle and its outer aspect seem legit, but even the description of its performance.

    In spite of being a decently lasting and projecting scent, Aventus is not necessarily a beast...
  87. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Perhaps Tom Ford Oud Wood or TDH Eau Intense Vetiver
  88. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Boucheron pour Homme EDP and/or Lalique pour Homme EDP for daytime, possible l'Envol de Cartier EDP for colder weather, either semi-formal or even casual but nevertheless classy occasions
  89. Re: Bottega Veneta Pour Homme vs Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    If having to recommend and also to choose one among the two, would go without hesitation for Bel Ami Vetiver
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    Re: What Fragrance Would..

    A highly ironic niche scents or house with quirky sense of humor-if this fragrance and/or fragrance category ever exists- the aforementioned ELDO is already a good start and basic idea.

    Might add...
  91. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels Pour homme my opnion

    Thank you for posting the impressions-for some reason, do prefer this fragrance in its vintage version, but do also like it in any batch/release/iteration so far
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    Re: The hype is real!!!

    Personally can quite understand any positive feedback towards Aventus, always perceiving this one as a well made, well balanced fragrance even if there was not so much hype and such impressive sales...
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    Re: Aventus the next Cool Water?

    If so, it would mean that most of the teenagers and/or young adults, even young professional just finishing studies and/or starting to work would have a great fragrance taste. Thus personally...
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    1. Most likely Chevignon Brand

    2. Difficult to remember, having been quite eager to back up even scents that are quite readily available, by no means rare, limited edition, vintage etc. lately
  95. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of the, albeit fairly light, Zara Vetiver Cologne
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Zara Vetiver
  97. Re: In Your Opinion What Qualifies as a Fragrance?

    Never excluded, or at least hardly ever so far, scented products like aftershaves, even scented powders, oils, perfumed body sprays with or without a deo component etc. from the definition (s) and...
  98. Re: Is there a high quality expensive ingredient version of Old Spice someone else makes?

    Possibly certain clove and/or especially aniseed notes in Azzaro pour Homme and also in Rive Gauche pour Homme among designer, Opus 1870 for pepper notes in a (largely affordable) niche scent.
  99. Re: What do these three fragrances have in common?

    Perhaps also a certain (not 100% natural or lifelike) moderate cedar note-maybe not the most accurate rendition of cedar and/or other woody notes, but might recognize a certain cedarwood and/or...
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    Re: YSL Libre EDP

    Personally never perceived any overwhelming orange blossom-at least not overdone nor allergy inducing, while also no excessive/heavy cookie style vanilla nor dirtiness in this one, covering most of...
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