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    Re: Tuscany Per Uomo

    I have a vintage bottle (splash) I also have new bottle (gents collection, spray) both smell the same to me, go figure.
  2. Re: Allure homme edition blanche concentrée edt spray

    Thanks all.
  3. Re: Allure homme edition blanche concentrée edt spray

    So if the Allure edition blanche is different enough to the original Allure Homme, I may purchase both?
  4. Re: Allure homme edition blanche concentrée edt spray

    Sorry, I am getting mixed up, it`s allure homme edition blanche concentrée that I am buying, I will try the original Allure sometime in the future, is it a similar fragrance to allure homme edition...
  5. Allure homme edition blanche concentrée edt spray

    I have got the chance to buy a bottle of this at a good price, is this the best one in the range, and will it last longer on the skin than the standard edt?
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    Re: Boucheron jaipur pour homme 100ml edp

    Thanks for clearing that up, so why not EDT ? projection/longevity no good?
    I picked up the EDP on ebay, a guy was selling a sealed box for £25, thought I better buy it at that price, I must admit,...
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    Re: Boucheron jaipur pour homme 100ml edp

    Thanks, I was just interested as to which bottle is the latest, the clear or the slightly frosted?
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    Re: Longevity and projection issues

    Just picked up a bottle of Lauder JHL vintage, wow, this is potent stuff compared to the re release, lasts all day on my skin, fantastic fragrance, love it to bits
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    Boucheron jaipur pour homme 100ml edp

    Anyone know about the packaging on this, just bought one off ebay and it is a different bottle to the one I have,the box has a different bar code, smells ok, I am sure it is ok, just curious about...
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    Re: Aramis 900 (vintage)

    2026620265Looks like they did a couple of different styles of the clear glass version
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    Re: Aramis 900 (vintage)

    I could not remember which one I had all those years ago, so I am really pleased, the picture you have just posted is what I have just bought, it`s not a spray, but I can decant to a spray bottle
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    Re: Aramis 900 (vintage)

    Ok, thanks for that, so the one that followed (2nd issue) was the clear glass with the matt silver lid, and then it was re issued as the gentlemans collection.

    Do you know if the second issue...
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    Aramis 900 (vintage)

    A quick question, does anyone know what the ORIGINAL bottle looked like?
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    Re: Longevity of fragrance

    Ok Guys, that just about covers it, thanks for your input.
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    Re: Longevity of fragrance

    I dont know anyone who complains about Lapidus/bogart etc not lasting very long, but I know plenty that complain about the premium products not lasting, skin chemistry is only a small part of it, any...
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    Longevity of fragrance

    Anyone know the ingredient used to determine how long the fragrance lasts on the skin? I just dont get it, I have some very expensive fragrances that may last 2-3 hrs and I have cheap ones ie,...
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    Re: Just bought....Giorgio Beverly Hills Men

    double post
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    Re: Just bought....Giorgio Beverly Hills Men

    Love it, Love it, Love it, just bought another 118ml bottle for £12, it is one of the few frags that is Dirt cheap but does not smell cheap, fantastic stuff......
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    Re: Eau Sauvage (various incarnations)

    Thanks for that info, it looks like there are 4 different boxes, 1st tall brown marble, 2nd wider/shorter brown marble, 3rd black box/silver band, and the latest, 4th white box/silver band, can...
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    Eau Sauvage (various incarnations)

    I recently had a renewed interest in Eau Sauvage, in the 80s I had the edt and also the concentree (rather nice black bottle) anyway, as this original is no longer made, (it`s now called extreme) and...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver (bottle shapes)

    Thanks Alan
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    Guerlain Vetiver (bottle shapes)

    I want to buy a bottle of this juice, however, I see 2 bottle shapes, one is square with frosted horizontal bands, the other is tall,like habit Rouge, any difference in the formula or is the juice...
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    Re: Habit Rouge L'extrait

    Thanks for all the info, just sent an email to G in France.
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    Habit Rouge L'extrait

    Not sure where to post this, anyway, anyone know where I can buy a bottle of this juice?
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    Re: JPG2 reformulation?

    Must have a bad one, thanks guys.
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    JPG2 reformulation?

    Anyone know if Gaultier 2 has been reformulated? the reason I ask is, I just picked up a bottle and the juice is vey pale compared to what I have already, also it does not last as long, a slight...
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    Re: comme des garcons 2 eau de parfum

    Thanks Donna, trouble is the box is so damm big on the 100ml version, I am sure I have seen these advertised with a stand,cant remember where?
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    comme des garcons 2 eau de parfum

    Just bought a 100ml bottle of this stuff, only problem is, it wont stand up, I thought it came with an acrylic stand, anyone know?, thanks.
  29. longevity and projection of a fragrance

    What ingredients determine the longevity and projection of a fragrance?
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    Re: Oscar De La Renta

    ???
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    Re: Z-14 by Halston EDT

    I bought a bottle a few months ago, not good.
    anyone got a vintage bottle for sale?
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    Oscar De La Renta

    Anyone know which company owns Oscar De La Renta? I thought it was Avon, anyone tell me? Cheers.
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    Re: Guerlain Cologne Du 68 Eau De Toilette

    Ok, Gone and ordered a bottle, will report back, thanks all.
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    fragranceX.com

    This company are advertising, no duty or sales tax for uk, anyone used this company in the uk and HAD to pay inport duty?
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    Re: Guerlain Cologne Du 68 Eau De Toilette

    I already own L'Instant De Guerlain edp, Heritage edt & edp, Habit Rouge edt & edp, would this be a worthy addition to my Guerlain collection?
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    Re: Guerlain Cologne Du 68 Eau De Toilette

    Thanks for that.
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    Guerlain Cologne Du 68 Eau De Toilette

    I am a little confused, is this Cologne or EDT?
    Does anyone use it, does it last on the skin, thanks for any input.
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    Re: COMME des GARCONS 2 EDP LONGEVITY

    Sorry should have said, it`s the silver bottle, just called 2, NOT MAN
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    COMME des GARCONS 2 EDP LONGEVITY

    As per the title, anyone got this? does it last all day on the skin, or is it like most frags these days, short lived? thanks for any input.
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    Re: Aramis Cologne / EdT question

    Bit strange with regard to longevity, I have Lauder for men which is cologne, HOWEVER, this stuff lasts all day, and yet EDT is supposed to last longer, just dont get it???
  41. Re: Issey Miyake Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme EDT & comme des garcons 2 edp

    I always ask my wife for her opinion on projection etc before I leave for work, the Issey is not that strong, I bought from a reputable retailer, so not fake, I have a tester which smells the same.
  42. Issey Miyake Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme EDT & comme des garcons 2 edp

    Just bought a bottle of this for the summer months and very nice it is too, only thing is, it dosnt last too long,
    However I have spotted this, Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme Gold Absolute...
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    Re: Bogart Fragrances.. How Do They Do It?

    I have tried Bogart Pour Homme, it`s ok, it`s a bit like Michael kors for men, the trouble is with these cheap frags is, they smell a bit cheap, not saying they all do but comparing Kors and bogart,...
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    Re: Guerlain Fragrances

    Perfume version? now that sounds good, availability, anyone know?

    Thanks for all the info.
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    Guerlain Fragrances

    As much as I enjoy Guerlain fragrances I am finding the projection and longevity anoying, when I spray in the morning I want it to last best part of the day, sadly this is not the case, I now have...
  46. Female fragrances longer lasting than male

    Due to my constant dissatisfaction with the longevity of most of the male fragrances at the moment, even EDPs.
    Last night I decided to put a couple to the test, so I sprayed one wrist with Guerlain...
  47. Thread: Joop!

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    Re: Joop!

    Unfortunately I did put the bottle away, in the garbage, so I will never get the chance to try it in the winter, never mind.
  48. Thread: Joop!

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    Re: Joop!

    Only thing I will say, the longevity is amazing, dont know what they put in it to make it last so long, but I wish all the major players in the fragrance business would take note!!!

    It obviously...
  49. Thread: Joop!

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    Joop!

    Just thought I would give this a try, (gets talked about a lot) so why not give it a go, happened to be on offer in boots for under £20 for 75ml edt, so not too expensive, anyway, this has got to be...
  50. Guerlain Habit Rouge Eau De Parfum Packaging?

    Seems to be two versions of this, one in a leather clad bottle, the other not, whats the difference? anyone know?
    thanks very much.
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    Re: Guerlain Simply superb fragrances

    Oh dear, not doing to well with this, been on just over 2 hrs and it is fading already, good on fabric, not so good on skin, would EDT produce better sillage/ longevity???.
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    Re: Guerlain Simply superb fragrances

    Just had my Heritage edp 100ml delivered, and mighty fine it is too, just sprayed a little on my wrist to see how long it lasts, here`s hoping, has anyone got a bottle of this, I thought the cap was...
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    Re: L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme

    unfortunately Eau Sauvage Parfum not in uk yet, but it is on my list..............
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    Re: L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme

    You have used all three ? do they all last the day? are they the same fragrance in different strengths?
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    L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme

    Can someone give me a bit of advice, I hear this fragrance is rather nice, however, it is availble in 3 different types,
    we have, L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme edt, L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme Intense edt,...
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    Guerlain Simply superb fragrances

    I really am getting hooked on guerlain products, it started with Guerlain L'Instant De Guerlain Pour Homme Eau de Parfum, I then got L`Instant for my wife, perfume and edp, Then I tried the Vetiver,...
  57. Re: Unbelievable Staying Power ( Guerlain Vetiver EDT)

    Ok, I have tested out my sample, first on my elbow, then the other day, all over, must admit it`s not a long lasting as I first thought, it lasted a good 12hrs on my elbow the other night before bed,...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    Same as mine, so no difference in juice, just different font???
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    Reformulation!!!

    Why is it when a fragrance gets "reformulated" it always seems to be for the worst? is there a fragrance out there that has improved because it`s BEEN reformulated?
  60. Re: Guerlain Heritage edp, blind purchase, safe?

    I tend to go for the heavy frags, opium edp, Lauder JHL, Dior homme intense, Michael Kors for men, but I do like the odd lighter one from time to time....
  61. Re: Unbelievable Staying Power ( Guerlain Vetiver EDT)

    Is Vetiver Extreme a better option?
  62. Guerlain Heritage edp, blind purchase, safe?

    Just spotted Guerlain Heritage edp at a very good price, would a blind purchase be a safe bet? what do you guys think?
  63. Re: Unbelievable Staying Power ( Guerlain Vetiver EDT)

    Ok, thanks anyway, someone will have the answer, also I have noticed that it comes in different shaped bottles? eg 100ml bottles,one is tall and another is wide and squat
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    Well, Zino staying power not good, no trace this morning, but pleased with Guerlain Vetiver, see my other post.
  65. Unbelievable Staying Power ( Guerlain Vetiver EDT)

    Not wanting to purchase a full bottle, (never sampled it before,) I picked up a 125ml bottle with about 15ml left, to try out, and WOW! this stuff lasts forever, I sprayed one spray to the crease on...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    Thanks for that, quite fancy Guerlain Heritage in an EDP, have you tried it?
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    I know what you`re saying, most are hopeless, anyway, I did order one from someone on eBay, at a very good price, it is the new version, but it smells delightful, dont know how long it`s going to...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    I belive, the original lasts longer on the skin, which is an issue for me, hardly any frag last more than 2-3hrs on my skin, regardless of the cost of it
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    Zino Davidoff vintage

    I am trying to track down a vintage bottle of Zino Davidoff, however everyone seems to be selling the new version (the one with the bold typeface on the word DAVIDOFF)

    Anyway, a company called...
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    Sorry, didn't spot that you edited your post, thanks for the info.:)
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    Anyone know?
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    I got mine from Strawberry also, 75ml quite cheap, so it looks like we have the original version by Givenchy? who made it after Givenchy?
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    The plot thickens, so is this availible as an EDP?
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    so, it has been reformulated? what does the orignal look like?
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    Re: Michael Kors Men

    Well it`s been about 4 hrs since I applied this to the inside of my elbow, I can just about smell it! not good, go`s without saying, I wont be getting the 125ml bottle, such a shame, really nice...
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    Michael Kors Men

    Just received a bottle of this, and currently testing it, so far I am very impressed, smells great, lets see how long it lasts,

    Can someone help me out here, I am looking to buy another bottle,...
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    Re: Makes you think?

    The most annoying thing is, some frags cost a lot of cash and you can only smell them for a few hours, the least they could do for their easy money is make em last.
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    Re: Makes you think?

    Sorry, looks like I posted in the wrong place................
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    Makes you think?

    Anyone catch the docu on tv the other night? about Liz Taylor, she made made more money from her frag than all her movies put together, just shows how much profit these companies make from us, dont...
  80. Thread: Tops/caps

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    Tops/caps

    I`m after a couple of tops, anyone know the best place to look? thanks.
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    Re: Potent frags

    Thanks for that info, just ordered a 100ml bottle of Bogart pour Homme edt for £16 cannot go wrong for that price even if it is a blind purchase, I hope it`s as good as the reviews say it...
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    Re: Potent frags

    Good Man, never thought of that, looks like there is a choice, ie, ABSOLUTE INTENSE, Whats that then?
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    Re: Potent frags

    Wow, Sounds good, now just got to find a sample...................
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    Re: Potent frags

    I will give that a go, is this another frag that has been watered down over the years? or does it last 6-8 hrs?
  85. Re: Mosieur de givenchy ( many compliments ) ; vetiver givenchy , givenchy iii, gentleman...incensé.

    I have just bought a couple of vintage bottles of, incensé now this, is my fave from that house
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    Potent frags

    I am wanting to try out some of the more robust frags, so I bought a decant of Tom Ford Wild orchid, awful stuff, dont know why this is so popular, so now I have ordered a bottle of Michael for Men...
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    pure perfume oils

    Has anyone tried the cheap perfume oils that you can get on eBay, just interested as to what they are like compared to the original frag, and if they last on the skin longer than edt or edp, any...
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    Re: Boucheron Pour homme. EDT vs EDP

    Only 3 hrs for EDP, thats not good, I want a lighter one (EDT) for the summer months hopefully lasting at least 4-5 hrs, and the EDP for the cooler months but a more potent smell, lasting 6-8 hrs?
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    Re: Boucheron Pour homme. EDT vs EDP

    I am thinking, EDT for summer and EDP for winter, sound good?
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    Re: Boucheron Pour homme. EDT vs EDP

    I have the EDT, I dont find it long lasting, thinking about buying the EDP, can anyone comment about the longevity of the EDP, thanks
  91. Thread: Is it me?

    by Russellneal
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    Re: Is it me?

    Picked up a bottle of Halston Z14 the other day, one of my faves in the 80s, it lasted all day and night, I took my new purchase home hoping for the same experience, had a good spray at 4pm, by 6pm...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Toilette

    GONE in an hour :(
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Toilette

    I love Givenchy frags, I have Xeryus Rouge (dont like Xeryus) I adore Insensé, this is my fave, I have 3 bottles of Insensé not the first but the 2nd, but I found a seller on eBay selling a sealed...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Toilette

    As I said, I did use it quite a lot, years ago, as long as it is similar I might risk a purchase, it`s a good price at the moment, and it`s on my list to buy
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    Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Toilette

    I am looking to buy a bottle 100ml, I used this years ago and I remember I liked it, looks like it has been reformulated and repackaged,

    Is it still a good frag, has it good longevity?
  96. Thread: Is it me?

    by Russellneal
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    Re: Is it me?

    One of my faves from way back, was, GIVENCHY ' INSENSE' EAU DE TOILETTE sadly discontinued, I was on eBay the other day and someone in Malta was a selling a 50ml vintage bottle so I snapped it up, I...
  97. Thread: Is it me?

    by Russellneal
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    Re: Is it me?

    I tend to use moisturizer already, I spray on my chest and behind my ears, and my wrists :smiley:
  98. Thread: Is it me?

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    Re: Is it me?

    Thanks guys, ok a question, can anything be done to improve the lasting power on the skin?
  99. Thread: Is it me?

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    Is it me?

    I remember in the 70s 80s buying frags, Lauder, Givenchy, etc that seemed to last all day, after a few sprays in the morning, these days I get a few hours of smelling good before the frag fades to...
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    Re: Dior homme intense 100 ml edp

    Nice Frag, but prefer Guerlain l'instant extreme, in the more heavy duty frags




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