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  1. Wanted: Creed Bois du Portugal samples or bottle U.S. only

    Hi everyone,
    I am finishing my two samples of Bois du portugal and absolutely adore it. It has become my signature scent. I want to get some more. I just can't afford Creeds hefty price tag.
    ...
  2. How can I buy/obtain the original classic Chanel Pour Monsieur while living in the U.S.

    Hey everyone,
    I've searched high and low for this wonderful scent. I wore it in my teens back in the early 80's. . I don't like the reformulation concentree. I've asked all the Chanel reps at...
  3. Is 70's-80's Chanel for Men Cologne the same as Pour Monsieur Cologne

    We're not talking about the concentree. That is another beast altogether.

    I've seen vintage magazine advertisements on ebay that say Chanel For men Cologne and some that say Chanel Pour Monsieur...
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    Re: Puig Agua Brava - Vile or OK?

    I find it to be wonderfully classic. Similar feel to Aqua di Selva and Pino Sylvestrie
  5. Thread: cut grass

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    Re: cut grass

    I'll go with 212 as well.
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    Re: Something exlusive, luxuriously and elegant?

    Giorgio Beverly Hills. For me this is the ultimate luxurious holiday fragrance.
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    Re: What smells like Christmas to you?

    From a fragrance perspective it's Obsession for men and the discontinued and sorely missed Halston 101.
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    Re: Today I bought...

    Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood cologne 3.4 oz $40.00
    Kiehl's Musk Body wash 8.4 oz $15.00
    Brooks Brothers 1818 cologne 6 oz $40.00
    So far so good with all three purchases. I'm loving the 1818 on my...
  9. Thread: Soapy scents

    by mason
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    Re: Soapy scents

    Coming from a guyís point of view, the best scent a woman can wear is the smell of fresh showed skin. Gendarme makes a female version of their scent. It called Carriere. Smells like soapy skin...
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    Re: Looking for a HEAVY black licorice scent..

    How about Anise essential oil. I've got a bottle and applied a couple drops to my forearem.
    This stuff is pure liquid black licorice. No joke. Most people use it for massages or aromatherpy. ...
  11. Thread: Kouros FRAICHEUR

    by mason
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    Re: Kouros FRAICHEUR

    Fraicheur was my signature scent from 1996-1999.
    I always found it to be drier and crisper than the original Kouros. Of all the Kouros descendents, cousins and family members, Fraicheur is the...
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    Re: Something like Old Spice but better

    Spezie by Lorenzo Villoresi
    This stuff is amazing. It's like Old Spice in the cinnamon and clove dept but with much more presence. It also lasts quite a bit longer that Old Spice.
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    Re: Mass-market rose fragrances

    Another vote for Aramis 900. Dry herbal rose.
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    Re: Similarities to CK One?

    Declaration by Cartier. It smells similar to CKOne but with a dryer more mature edge.
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    Re: What will be your Christmas scent?

    Acqua Di Selva with it's wonderful soapy pine freshness.
    The perfect scent to wear, on a brisk Christmas morning, listening to the Johnny Mathis Christmas album.
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    Re: Test for Guerlain Authenticity?

    I bought my bottle at Macy's 3 years ago. My bottle has a clear sticker on the bottom that reads
    Vaporisateur
    Natural spray
    100ml 3.4 FL OZ
    68, Champs-Elysees 75008 Paris
    ZE10N
    I don't...
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    Re: L'Air du Temps, anything similar for men?

    Try Hermes Equipage. Both fragrances share a nice carnation note.
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    Re: The most "bohemian" scents you know?

    I agree with irish with Aramis 900. It's very dry, earthy and herbaceous. The scent of 900 reminds me of my youth when I would spend half my Saturdays, weeding and cultivating my dads four rose...
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    Re: Best Jasmine Scent A Guy Could Own...

    Try getting yourself a very small bottle of good quality Jasmine essential oil from an aromatherapy shop or visit your local health food store. Often times they have tester bottles available so you...
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    Re: Soapy, powdery scents for the Holidays?

    They did raise their price. I bought this two weeks ago for $13.99. I also noticed they now have a sample vial for sale.
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    Re: Soapy, powdery scents for the Holidays?

    A one ounce bottle of Knize 10 can be purchased at Perfumebay.com for under $15.00. I got it last week and it is pure delight.

    To answer you original question here are my suggestions for...
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    Re: Kouros for a female?

    Yes indeed.

    1986 at the tender age of 18, I worked in an upscale restaurant as a waiter. At the time, I only wore two fragrances. Kouros and Chanel Pour Monsieur. One afternoon, an attractive...
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    Re: Something similar to Bois de Portugal?

    Pierre Cardin classic. Tall slender bottle that rounds out at the top.
    I'm not kidding on this one. I would describe it as a skeleton version of Bois de Portugal.
    Best part being you can snag a...
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    Re: EDP or Parfum strength male fragrances?

    Geir Ness is a parfum strength edt.
    Another idea is to find the concentree/intense versions of various fragrances.
    A few to look into are
    Cartier- Santos
    YSL- Rive Gauche
    Christian Dior-...
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    Re: Men's favourite scents on women...

    In the history of womens fragrances my 4 favorites are.

    Coco Mademoiselle -the most original womens fragrance I've smelled in 10 yrs.
    Bijan -the original that came out in the 80's, warm and...
  26. Re: Can anyone give me the website of a good reputable online retailer

    I'll second Perfumebay.com
    Their warehouse is located 4 miles from my house. In Orange County Calif.
    I've gone inside a few times to purchase various fragrances and let me tell you, that place...
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    Re: Azzaro vs. Rive Gauche

    Go to Marshall's, T.J. Max or Ross and pick yourself up a bottle of Azzaro for ten bucks. Then, ask for the more difficult to find and more expensive Rive Gauche for Christmas.
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    Re: Need help with a scent for husband

    Dior Homme
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    Re: Looking for ultra light Sandalwood scent.....

    Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood. It dries down to a very clean sandalwood that stays close to the skin. Best of all it wont break the bank.
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    Re: Seeking a fragrance heavy on cloves and nutmeg

    For a smooth spicy clove I would go with Jacomo de Jacomo in the black bottle. It can be bought at a resonable price as well.
    For a classy nutmeg I would go with Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree. ...
  31. Re: About a quest (since 1990): it could be Kouros

    Could very well be Ted Lapidus Pour Homme. About 10 yrs ago I was in a store and the saleman was wearing a cologne that smelled spicy heavy and super masculine. At first sniff, I swore it was...
  32. Re: You know you're a Fragrance Snob when you.......

    ...spend longer than 30 seconds seriously pondering how and where, on your body, to apply your fragrance. Walk through, pulse points, back of neck, toso, chest, knees, 6 inches 10 inches etc.
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    Re: Juice with Nag Champa

    Animale Animale is the one you want. Plus it's got a nice dose of patchouli in the sweet dry down. When I wear it, my friends say I smell like a head shop.
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    Re: The Obsession Calvin Klein freek that I am...

    Did the original formula ever come in a cologne splash?
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    Re: Looking for scents like JPG's Le Male

    YSL Body Kouros
  36. Thread: Havana | Quorum

    by mason
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    Re: Havana | Quorum

    If I was to compare the overall feel of Havana with another scent, it would be Sung Pour Homme.
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    Re: Which one for an interview

    Identify yourself by the stellar answers you give in your interview, not by your scent.
  38. Thread: Heritage vs BdP

    by mason
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    Re: Heritage vs BdP

    Both fragrances have a spicy sweet headiness about them. The main difference is the subtle yet present patchouli in Heritage.
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    Re: Scent copying: what are the legal restrictions?

    When it comes to fragrances, you can patent a name but you can't patent ingredients. Unless you invented the ingredient yourself.

    An example would be Mrs. Fields cookies.
    She wasn’t the first...
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    Re: Anyone read the reviews at PerfumeEmporium?

    I've been reading their comments/reviews for a couple years now. I'm often disappointed at the non descript and childish comments many of the people submit to their forum.

    When I want...
  41. Thread: Piratey scents?

    by mason
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    Re: Piratey scents?

    The classic English Leather by Dana.
    Any scent with a strong dry patchouli in the dry down.
  42. Re: Superb fragrances: love 'em but can't wear 'em...

    For me it has to be Geir Ness

    It's the perfect scent. Eau de Parfum strength, great silage and duration quality sprayer and finally, it's a fantastic value for the money considering 3.4 oz costs...
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    Re: A clean, fresh, soapy Summer scent?

    Try Hermes Equipage.
    Regal cleanliness, yet the fragrance is subtle enough not to enter a room before you do.
  44. Thread: Terre D'Hermes

    by mason
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes

    Scentiments.com
    1.7 oz $39.99

    Most stores at the mall sell the same size for $65.00
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    Re: Bring it Back! (male version)

    HALSTON 101
    The perfect holiday scent
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    Re: Kouros in summertime

    I've worn Kouros in every climate, time of day and situation since 1986.
    In all those years I've come to notice that Kouros is one of the tightest fragrances ever. By this I mean it needs to unwind...
  47. Thread: Woodhue for Men

    by mason
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    Re: Woodhue for Men

    Woodhue is reported to have been a favorite of Dean Martin
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    Re: Need a non-niche spicy fragrance

    Halston Z-14
    Polo original
    Sung Pour Homme
    Safari
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    I thought Kouros he said Jo Malone

    I was at a party Saturday night and asked a guy if he was wearing Kouros, he said it was Jo Malone. I said it smelled good. He didn't give any more info on it nor did I inquire further.

    After I...
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    Re: OK now I ask you boys...

    Original Gendarme
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    Re: Need a man's opinion!

    Try Elizabeth Arden Green Tea or Amazing Grace by Philosophy. They are nice light fragrances that never offend.
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    Re: Chandler Burr on NBC's Today Show...

    I agree with BrothaG when he said they went through a lot of fragrances quickly.
    I also noticed they didn't give Chandler enough time to explain what the fragrances were or what situation would...
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    Re: Neutrogena body oil

    I'll have to try the Neutrogena.
    For the same effect, I use Eucerin uncented lotion.
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    Re: Pronounciation of Rive Gauche

    How about Terre D' Hermes

    Tear-deh-airmays?
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    Re: Aquolina Pink Sugar. Unisex? In any man`s use?

    There is a gal at my gym who wears this everytime she hits the weight room.

    She spritzs pretty heavy which makes the whole weight room smell like someone is baking cookies. I find it way to...
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    Re: Found Halston 1-12 for sale -- How old?

    39.99? That's to much money.
    You can get the same size at Marshalls, T.J. Max or even Ross for $10-15
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    Re: Jaipur EDT vs. EDP strength comparison

    Firstly I find Jaipur to be a wonderful fragrance that's full of spices, powder and muscle. Emphasis on muscle. Both the edp and the edt have it.
    I had the edp and traded it away. It was to...
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    Re: Define green fragrances

    The greenest scents for me are Calvin Klein Truth & Carolina Herrera 212.
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    Re: Your favorite house in ONE word.

    Chanel - Class

    YSL - Mature

    Calvin Klein - Trend

    Aramis - Masculine

    Creed - Expensive
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    Re: Obsession: reformulation

    Last Easter, my brother in law was wearing a fragrance that I swore was Obsession. I know this scent very well. It was my signature scent from 1987 to 1990. I also agree today’s Obsession is...
  61. Thread: Equipage Hermes

    by mason
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    Re: Equipage Hermes

    I find Equipage most similar to Monsieur de Givenchy and Eau Savage. Equipage being the most floral of them all. After a couple hours or so, all three morph into that classic 60's & 70's dry herbal...
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    Re: Oddest comment I've heard yet.

    I wore J.H.L. in 1995. My cute co-worker kinda smirked and said I smell like her grandmother.
    Must be the Youth Dew/Cinnabar comparison.

    Oh well, I still love the stuff.
  63. Thread: Best Violet Frag

    by mason
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    Re: Best Violet Frag

    I'll second Grey Flannel. Great bottle to.
    Celebrating it's 30th year in production. 1976-2006
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    Re: I got asked about my scent...

    JaimeB

    I looked up Houbigant AperÁu on the internet. Is this a womens fragrance? Or is there a mens version.
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    Re: Gucci PH longevity...

    I have the same problem.
    Try applying a light application of unscented lotion beforehand. I use Eucerin. Rub it in good, wait a couple minutes for the lotion to seep into your skin then spray the...
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    Re: piper negrum: eau de temporary filling

    Firstly, Piper Nigrum is well crafted scent. I own a bottle and believe Lorenzo uses the highest quality ingredients. Also, the aroma is definitely original.

    About a year ago someone on...
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    Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin Collector 2006

    Yep, I agree. Just slick packaging of the same scent. Nice bottle though.
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    Re: Lagerfeld Classic - anything like it?

    You must try Tiffany Pour Homme. Not the sport version.
    Tiffany is a darker spicer version of Lagerfeld classic. But it still retains that wonderful powdery drydown.

    I also suggest Escada Pour...
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme

    I'm thinking of getting a bottle of VC&A
    I want the old version. Can anyone describe the old bottle design vs the new bottle.
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    Re: Looking for "Pine" recommendations

    Penhaligons Blenheim Bouquet

    Visconte's Aqua di Selva
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    Re: Bulgari Black comparisons?

    YSL Body Kouros is in the same vein as BLV Black.
    Body Kouros is a tad sweeter and offers a unique smoked incense vibe.
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    Re: About Grey Flannel and Clean smells

    Ah yes, Grey Flannel. Great Stuff
    The days remembered when I had two choices in cologne. Polo or Grey Flannel. I agree after a 1/2 hour it settles down to a very soapy fresh aroma. Still...
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    Re: Is Gendarme manly?

    I've worn Gendarme off and on for years. A female friend of mine wears it all the time. To be honest, I think it smells better on her.
    On her, Gendarme smells like a luxurious english soap.
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    Re: songs that mention fragrances

    Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels singing
    Devil With The Blue Dress

    "Wearin' her perfume, Chanel No. 5
    Got to be the finest girl alive
    She walks real cool, catches everybody's eye
    They got to...
  75. Thread: Tiffany for Men?

    by mason
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    Re: Tiffany for Men?

    Stick with the original. If you can get to a Tiffany boutique buy the gift set.
    1.7 oz edt & 1.7 aftershave balm. $65

    Well worth the price. The after shave balm itself is as strong as the...
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    Re: Whats with Fierce by Abercrombie & Fitch?

    I don't even want to see where this thread is going to go.
    I suggest a lock on it.
  77. Re: Looking For Soft, Musk Scents...with a bit of floral

    Philosophy Amazing Grace. Although marketed as a womens scent it works wonderful on men. I wore it all this weekend. Similar to Gendarme but with a muskier basenote.
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    Chanel Pour Monsieur was my introduction to men’s...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur was my introduction to men’s fragrances 1982.

    To obtain a bottle of the original 1955 formula, I suggest Perfumebay.com
    A side note. Perfumebay is located up the street from...
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    Re: A Quest for Halston 101 Replacement

    Yes 101 was fantastic. It smelled like Christmas to me. I have a few scents that remind me of the notes found in 101.
    Agua Brava
    Penhaligons Blenheim Bouquet
    Jacomo de Jacomo
    Aqua di Selva
  80. Armani Black Code and Code is there a difference

    I see they renamed it.
    For those who have worn both. Is there a difference in the fragrance?
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    Re: Authentic Guerlain Vetiver?

    Your bottle is definetly old school. *Even the newer bottles (pre 2000) didn't look like that. *They were tall and rectangular. *
    You got the real deal with this one. *Juice, bottle and all....
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    Re: Finding Common Tones

    ikkitosennomusha,

    Now that's an original post.

    You thought outside the box in regards to applying music theory with fragrance. *I commend you for that. I'm not a musician but I found it...
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    Re: Any other fans of AOS Sandalwood?

    I love this scent and the whole sandalwood line from AOS.
    For anyone interested in purchasing this fragrance I suggest that you bypass the over priced EDT and purchase the aftershave balm instead....
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    Re: Pulse points over-rated?

    " Also, is the skin temperature so much different that it amounts to a hill of beans"?

    Good question and I think you have a valid point.
    I've felt my pulse points and I don't think there is...
  85. Re: I am just so f*cking tired of "piss" posts....

    Thank you Mic. I agree 100%
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    Re: GRRROAN!!! Just when you thought...

    I've worn original Kouros since 1986 and in the past 6 yrs have sampled all his younger misguided siblings. *

    The only one of the Kin that I find worthy of wearing the family crest, other than the...
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    Re: Which Lolita Lempicka?

    "It doesn't look like this poll was made in order to help the man decide between the two"

    I agree with Shifts. That's the way I read it.
    By the way I prefer the original.
  88. Re: How important to you is a scent's "masculinity

    Part of my fragrance collection includes many menís fragrances that could easily be perceived as feminine. *Yet, they were marketed and launched for men. *Go figure. *They include. *Joop, Carolina...
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    Re: Egoiste or Habit Rouge

    Habit Rouge is awful. *Stuffy, cloying, rotten vanilla baby powder.
    The dry down reminds me of what Mrs. Bates looked like when they spun her around in the chair at the end of Psycho.
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    Re: Looking for a very clove-y scent

    I'll second Jacomo de Jacomo.
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    Re: Looking for "ultimate sandalwood thread"

    Yep, that's the one
    Thanks EnvYuS. *
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    Looking for "ultimate sandalwood thread"

    A while ago a Basenotes member wrote a very descriptive in depth review of all the sandalwood fragrances he had tried. *I don't know who it was but I was looking for that thread. *Any help would be...
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    Re: I wore Tsar all week this week

    I was going to get a bottle of Tsar this weekend. What does the new vs vintage packaging look like?
    Based on your comments I definately want to get the vintage.
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    Re: Rive Gauche=Drakkar Noir?

    Drakkar is crisp black fabrics & patent leather shoes.

    Rive Gauche is a beautiful soft grey casmier.
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    Re: Dark, Mysterious, Seductive, Hypnotic

    Two words, CHANEL EGOISTE
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    Re: Which is more powerful Angel Men or Joop Homme

    I thought about this a lot before posting my response.

    Based on sheer power. I would say........JOOP.

    My answer is based on the fact that I respect the company for not "ripping the consumer...
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    Re: What did your Father use?

    My dadís aftershave always fascinated me as a child. *Looking back, it's what probably got me started in my fasination with fragrances.
    For many years, my dad wore Brut.
    I remember as a kid, after...
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    Re: 1-12 Halston a lost american classic

    Scentimus, I couldnít agree more with your analogy about I-12 being the counterpart to Halston for women. *It never occurred to me until you said that. *Ironically, Halston for women is one of my all...
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    Re: 80's frag for party

    POLO green bottle.

    To be honest, I'll bet you get a few compliments. There are still a lot women and men who remember it fondly.
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    Re: Rive Gauche: My Thoughts

    RG smells like a potent version of Gillette Foamy shave cream. I love it.
    On me it settles down after an hour or so. I've noticed when my body temperature heats up, RG wakes up from it's slumber...
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