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    Re: Feerie as a Gift?

    I appreciate the info on Feerie. It seemed sweet on paper but not excessive. It is true I should have checked out the real thing before considering it for a gift. Now I need to get busy and find...
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    Re: Feerie as a Gift?

    Scents, especially new ones, are really hard to use as gifts. I am reluctant to go with the sample route since all I got her last year was a scarf and gloves. She rates a lot better than that.
    OK so...
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    Feerie as a Gift?

    Ladies I am having a real problem finding a gift for a special friend. I came across an insert in a catalog which is Feerie by Van Cleef & Arpels. It might work but I need a little feedback.
    The...
  4. Re: Would like some fragrance advice from you gentlemen (ro pls)

    Chinatown the first day and Flowerbomb the second. Wear it light and move in close at first. When you move away watch and see if his gaze follows you. That will give you a hint at what he likes. If...
  5. Re: What cologne holds the record for longevity?

    If you are seeking longevity, cologne may not be the answer. I am currently starting my third day wearing Egyptian musk oil and yes I have had two showers. Oils are not the winners in silage but for...
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    Re: Free Sandalwood and Patchouli

    "All gone. This thread is officially closed."

    Not until I say thanks publicly for your generous gift!
    THANK YOU purplebird7 !
  7. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    Having read through this sticky, the complementary sticky on the guy's board and comparing it to the general posts I have read I found one obvious fact. We guys are clueless as to what we should be...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    "Bois d'Iris"

    When I smell iris I get a calm reassuring feeling. I don't know if it is stirring old memories from childhood or what the stimulus might be. Bois d'Argent is a little sweet but has a...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    "My reaction: it makes me want to take me out to dinner, get me drunk, take advantage of myself, and still respect myself in the morning."

    How does your significant other spend her evenings? <grin>
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    "I love to smell a man wearing a good fragrance, whatever it may be."
    The allure of a mystery. I have to admit an interesting scent of a woman draws my interest. It does not need to be loud or...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    My update notification has apparently been on the blink. There are several replies I have missed.
    "I like a lot of fragrances: Eau Savage, Terre d'Hermes, Dior Homme, Timbuktu, Fou d'Absinthe, Ambre...
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    Gucci PH Original- Any perfect copies?

    The header says it all. I have been curious about Gucci PH because many of the later fragrances are compared to the original 70s version. I came across a knockoff oil that is supposed to be identical...
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    Re: Winter coats...

    It depends a lot on other factors like if you will need it in the rain or high wind. As a baseline it seems you want a stylish ladies winter coat, probably knee length. If this is the only criteria I...
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    Poll: Re: Let's find the King of Classics, a Poll, pls choose more than one.

    I only voted for Eau Sauvage because Bois du Portugal was not on the list. Then I realized that BdP has ascended beyond Kingly status. It is now REX (Emperor if you prefer) The King of Kings.
    It is...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    "That's interesting as I've noticed a few men recently stated that this frag gave them feelings of unease, saying it evoked feelings of hopelessness and loss."

    This is getting more interesting...
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    Re: Perfume vs. Pheromones

    This should probably be on the guy's board but as long as we are here...
    I think it is pheromones augmented by just the right fragrance. The fragrance gets you to breath deeply and the blend of it...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    Molecule 01 seems interesting. From the reviews, the Ladies like it but the guys can't seem to smell it very much. However the sense of wellbeing that it seems to induce is noteworthy. It sounds...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    "Oooops, posted into wrong forum"

    Oh don't worry too much. The ladies do allow gentlemen in here on occasion, I hope. It is refreshing to read something besides the guys' view of the...
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    Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    I was reading an old thread in the men's forum about the most beautify men's Fragrance. I thought I would pop over here and get a new perspective with a twist. I am looking for a deeper insight. I...
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    Re: Summer Multi-use suggestions?

    So far it looks like Eau Sauvage and Terre de Hermes are strong prospects. All are great ideas but I will go over the notes tomorrow to get a better idea of those I am not yet familiar with.

    I am...
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    Summer Multi-use suggestions?

    Ok, the sun is shining and a warm breeze is blowing and all of my favorites are winter scents and too heavy for summer use. I am looking for great and only GREAT scents for warm weather. MI is on my...
  22. Re: Fabrics/materials that scent "sticks" too ?

    If you want to hold the scent until the top notes burn off cut up a coffee filter and apply the scent. How well it transfers to your skin later varies with the scent.
    This also helps when you want...
  23. Thread: Chai Tea

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    Re: Chai Tea

    While I can't make a suggestion on a bottled tea fragrance, I have to agree that chai tea is a wonderful idea for a scent. Last month I got a free sample in the mail of Guru chai tea. I opened it and...
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    Re: Egyptian Musk Components?

    Yes there is a floral note but the problem is that it is not a separate scent. It seems to blend so well with either musk or amber that I can't tell what it is. I guess it is some sort of rose but...
  25. Thread: Honey

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    Honey

    I was hoping someone can give me a comparison of some honey fragrances. I have Bois d'Argent and am thinking about Chergui. Can someone compare the two and possibly suggest others along these lines?
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    Egyptian Musk Components?

    I have come across several variations of Egyptian Musk and all are similar but with some variation. I recently found a generic oil fragrance billed as a male version. It is more linear than others I...
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    Re: Pleated Pants A Good Idea??

    From my point of view, I have several points of view:)
    With casual pants I would never think of even trying them. Clean lines rule in this case.
    I do have a couple of suits with pleated pants that...
  28. Re: the thread to end all sex fragrance threads

    I've read quite a few of these threads lately but fail to see that anything out of a bottle is a sure thing.
    In my experience I've had more success with sweat and muscle with some or wit and brains...
  29. Thread: GREEN

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    GREEN

    Hi Everyone,
    I have been thinking of some new dress shirts and found a couple that are unique. However one is a very pale mint green. I know I can wear it with a charcoal suit but I like my shirts...
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    Re: bois portugal vs. vin. tabarome

    While I don't find them to be similar in scent, they are peers in quality and appeal. They are currently my two favorites and by adding a Gucci selection to the rotation I really don't need to look...
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    Re: Vintage Tabarome:  Bring it "back".

    If Mr. Creed is expected to view the results i would be happy to spend my evening stuffing the ballot box.
    This is a masterpiece even with the giant bottle.
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    Re: let us find a king

    Bois du Portugal
    Beyond a king... It is REX
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    Re: Longevity with Creed scents

    Vintage Tabarome has great staying power for me. It is good for at least 8 hours but is very sublime by that point. When it comes to Bois du Portugal I don't know how long it hangs on. All I can say...
  34. Thread: Ungaro

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    Re:  Ungaro

    &quot; Ungaro I for work
    Ungaro III for evenings&quot;

    That sounds like a good compromise. I thought I had spotted a bottle of U1 but it was the female Ungaro which was mislisted. I will keep my eyes open...
  35. Thread: Ungaro

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    Ungaro

    Hello All,
    Being a novice at fragrance choices I am seeking opinions about my next purchase. I am thinking of Ungaro III but have heard Ungaro 1 is an alternative. What do you think of 1 or 3 as a...
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    Re: Himalaya, what is the actual range?

    Hi I am another new member of Basenotes and I understand your problem.
    I tried a small sample vial some time back having been warned that the quality varies. The sample was fine but when I tried to...
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