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    Re: S O T D - Thursday, 30 April 2009

    nice picture. love it too.
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    Re: S o t D: Friday, 3rd of April, 2009

    Patou PH Prive
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 28 March 09

    Van Cleef & Arpels PH.
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    Re: S o t D, Friday 27 March 2009

    Patou PH Prive.


    Awesome!
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 26 March 2009

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Patou PH Prive.
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    Re: Your favorite flanker?

    ditto
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 20 March 09

    Acqua di Gio PH.


    hmm...... not bad.
  9. Thread: Encre Noir

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    Re: Encre Noir

    dude, if you think Guerlain Vetiver is an angel, then VE is an Archangel. VE is even more heavenly and bright, slightly better than GV in my opinion. EN, in comarison, is indeed a little...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 19 March 09

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree:


    http://uma.live.chanel.com/images/brand/f/pmn/branding.jpg
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 18 March 09

    Opium PH by YSL

    http://www.yslbeautyus.com/images/Opium-Pour-Homme-EDT-l.jpg
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 17 March 09

    Opium pour Homme by YSL

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26121231.jpg
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 16 March 09

    Guerlain L'instant PH.
  14. Poll: Re: BMM09: 3/15 Games 41-44 (Guerlain Vetiver, No.88, M7 Fresh, A. Sultan, Carnal Flo

    feeling the same here:thumbsup: I do agree the perception of a scent evolves, but the extend that has been reached here on BN is just incomprehensible! "urine note", "fecal note", ... what...
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    in no particular order;

    Patou Prive
    Van Cleef & Arpel PH
    Chanel Pour Monsieur & Concentree
    Givenchy Gentlemen
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Freddie Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Lalique Encre Noire...
  16. Thread: Best vetiver

    by abc1234
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    Re: Vetiver is not vetiver is not vetiver is not vetiver

    Thanks scentemental. That's a great write up. I will have to admit it is a little too profound for a simple dude like me;).

    From reading other people's comments, I got an impression that...
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver: Masterpiece? (Yes or No)

    so only NEW fragrance are eligible for "masterpiece" then?
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    Re: Vetiver Redux-Update (five new scents added!)

    Great thread. need to study closely.
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    hey thanks for the thread, somehow it slipped from my search for vetiver.

    One thing I almost have the same conclustion as the OP of that thread is: so far Guerlain Vetiver is the best:thumbsup: ...
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    This is the actual picture:

    http://community.basenotes.net/picture.php?albumid=127&pictureid=866
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver: Masterpiece? (Yes or No)

    Absolutely!


    GV is on the top of the fragrance world.
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    Re: First Purchases

    Carven Homme
    Polo Double Black
    YSL L'homme

    then you may want to venture into:

    Vetiver by Guerlain
    Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    hehe... we sure smell different things.:-) After ALL these venture in vetiver fragrances, Guerlain Vetiver is still THE KING!
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Encre Noire

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26126273.jpg
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    Just got a bottle of Encre Noire. It is close to VE but much milder and rounded, a tad bit sweeter as well. VE wins overall in terms of the feel of true vetiver, transparency, airiness, and...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 05 Mar 09

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Egoiste By Chanel or Dior Homme By Dior

    I bought both blind (again) and sold both. Egoiste is way better than DH. DH is just not my cup of tea, not just too sweet, but a cloying/feminine kind of sweet.
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Guerlain L'instant Pour Homme EDT.


    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26122961.jpg
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    Re: Powdery male fragrances

    if you are looking for a classy good one, here it is:


    Équipage by Hermès
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    Re: Your Fave "Feel Good" Scent

    Carven Homme certainly makes me happy every time I put it on. Patou PH Prive also makes me happy but I only have small amount of sample and couldn't locate regular bottles.
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    Guerlain L'instant Pour Homme
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    Poll: Re: Kouros: Masterpiece (Yes or No)

    dude, it smells worse than urine. It is POOPOO, or politically correct "fecal" smell. you think it is polite? try wear a hefty of it to your job interview.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 27 Feb 09

    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree.
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    Poll: Re: Kouros: Masterpiece (Yes or No)

    If bad smell means masterpiece, then yes.

    Being unique is one thing, but being foul/vulgar/impolite is another.
  35. Re: "Soft" smelling fragrances - any recommendations?

    Carven Homme is supremely good and soft.
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    Re: YSL L'Homme Discussion

    I just bought a bottle from Norstrom last week. I guess it should be 2008 version(?)

    It is very very good. Yes nothing stand out to strike you as "unique", but it is very well made,...
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    Well, it is possible or should be that everybody like GV yet we are all different ;)
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    I bought blind a big bottle of Guerlain Vetiver before Christmas. Didn't like it the first sniff, since that was my very first exposure to vetiver. It smelled dusty and weird to me.

    But now ...
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    Re: Seeking long lasting lemon scent

    X3


    I don't think you can get more lemon that YSL Pour Homme:

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26121727.jpg
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    Re: Villoresi Uomo & Creed Epicea

    LV Uomo is extremely complex and intriguing. I used to smell ginger but strangely not anymore, but a hint of pepper. Certainly has vetiver smell as well.



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  41. Re: SBS comparison of Patou Prive & Ricci Club Haute

    Just got my bottle of Ricci Club Haute. It does smell similar to Patou Prive. The difference is kinda subtle but still makes quite different perception. Patou Prive makes me feel better, a lot...
  42. Re: I Sniffed Guerlain Re-issue of 'Original' Champs-Élysées

    Any picture of the bottle?
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 22 Feb 09

    L'homme by YSL:


    http://www1.ysl-parfums.com/__cache__/image/multimediaelement/pj/109000500000_320x61282.jpg%5B254x254%5D.JPG



    bought yesterday from Norstrom. Very Nice!
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    Re: What is your next purchase?

    where are you getting Givenchy Vetiver from ?
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    Re: What is your next purchase?

    Ricci Club Haute Concentration.
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 20 Feb 09

    Rive Gauche Intense.
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    Re: What makes you totally give up on a frag ?

    With due respect, it is the first thing I smell in Egoiste.
  48. Re: SBS comparison of Patou Prive & Ricci Club Haute

    Great! I've been looking for a "clone" of Patou Prive.

    Thanks for the impression.
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    Re: What makes you totally give up on a frag ?

    Anything smell rotten fruit (Egosite) or nasty (MKK, Kuros). They are simply abomination to my nose.
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    Re: Bought a fake Cool Water: here is the story

    Yeah it does look like a fake. I happen to have a CW for sale here on BN and have a picture as well --- even the "Cool Water" on the bottle looks different:
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    haha..... I was turned away by all the negative reviews. Didn't cross my mind to give it a try. Interesting that you think it falls into group 1 while most of the reviews point to the other way.
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    Thanks Asha. I will check it out.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 17 Feb 09

    Carven Homme.
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage or Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    hehe..... just got my sample PM edt from TPC. Have it on my wrist next to PM Concentree. To my nose, they are very similar. PMC named correctly that it is a condensed version of PM. PMC...
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    Ok, seems there are indeed different smells of Vetiver. Would be great if they can be categorized somehow, otherwise if vetiver is listed in a pyramid it is meanless (or confusing) to the readers....
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    Re: Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    My hunch is that Group 1 may be more true to vetiver smell too.


    Could it be different kind of vetiver from different region are used for various brands?
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    Which Vetiver fragrances smell more vetiver?

    I am a little confused. I searched this forum but didn't get much info. I'd like to get expert opinion from you guys.

    I have following vetiver fragrances and they smell very different. I...
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    Re: Your best and cheapest favorite !!

    The one and only:


    Carven Homme http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120303.jpg



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  59. Re: What think of the perfume Le Male (Jean Paul Gaultier)

    I tried it at Norstrom last month. It is so sweet that it overwhelmed me. It's the kind of thick, sugary sweetness. Just not my thing.
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    Re: Dior Homme vs Fleur du Male

    Totally agree. The OP seems like a newbie with all the beginner's enthusiasm and excitement coming to BN. He should be welcomed, encouraged and nicely guided (e.g. try the beginner thread ), ...
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    Re: Best perfumes with character floral for man

    only one for me:


    Carven Homme




    Awesome stuff!!!
  62. Re: S o T D - Saturday, February 14 '09 -- Happy Valentine's!

    Saturday is good for testing/comparing: :D

    Vetiver by Guerlain

    Vetiver Oriental by Serge Lutens

    Vétiver Extraordinaire by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

    parfums*PARFUMS Series...
  63. Re: Which is your masculine perfume favourite of Chanel?

    Pour Monsieur Concentree.


    will try Pour Monsieur soon.
  64. Thread: Am I obsessed?

    by abc1234
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    Re: Am I obsessed?

    hmm..... now you mentioned it. I noticed that Guerlain and Creek are missing from his collection.
  65. Thread: Am I obsessed?

    by abc1234
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    Re: Am I obsessed?

    :eek: man that's hard core! Enthusiast Extraordinaire :thumbup:
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    Re: Opinions needed

    I have both Van Cleef & Arpel PH and Tsar. As a matter of fact, I have one on each wrist as I'm writing this. Both are awesome!

    PH and Tsar are kinda similar but have enough difference to tell...
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    Re: S o t D, Friday - 13th of Feb 09 - TGIF !!!!!

    Guerlain Vetiver.



    Had lots of meetings today so want to play it nice and safe.
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    dude, I'll have to admit that I followed your reviews very closely and they are all spot on. :thumbsup: VCA and Tsar are also happily in my possession.

    But I don't see much new reviews from...
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    Re: Tobacco recommendations?

    Givenchy Gentlemen
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    Re: Similiar to Clive Christian No.1?

    not sure you are illiterate or not, but you certainly can't take a joke.
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    Re: Similiar to Clive Christian No.1?

    Isn't No.1 the most expensive fragrance in the world?


    He didn't named it "No.1" for nothing !
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    Re: SotD, Thursday- 12th of Feb 09

    Tiffany for Men.
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    Re: If Patou Pour Homme Were Released Today...

    All I can see is... MAN you got a sweet taste!!! Don't you feel a little too famine or cloying?
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage or Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    Thanks Snafoo! I have a sample of PMC and like it a lot. It indeed smells very much like Tiffany for Men. Which triggers my interest in PM the original version. I've ordered a sample of PM...
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    Re: SotD, Wed- 11 Feb 09

    Burberry London for Men.




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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage or Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    Brief search in eBay revealed two versions Chanel PM ( not Concentree ). Do anybody know what's the difference?



    Green colored: 3.3 oz
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    Re: Creed Bois de Portugal

    Buy it blind. You won't be disappointed.





    That's my experience.
  78. Thread: Indiana Jones

    by abc1234
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    Re: Indiana Jones

    That's the first thing came into my mind. Polo Explorer is a perfect fit!
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    Re: Creed Bois de Portugal

    BdP is awesome! It's like you have a F430 in your garage but only take it out during sunny weekends onto a winding country road. Special is the key word I think.


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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage or Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    LOL. dude everybody has different taste. From what I gather, you might prefer ES over PM ;)


    But it is just can't go wrong with PM, it is so classic and well rounded.
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    Re: Creed Bois de Portugal

    dude, just think about that Frank Sinatra wears BdP as a hint how it should be! ;-)
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    Re: Dior Eau Sauvage or Chanel Pour Monsieur?

    Chanel PM.




    I have Chanel PM Concentree but told it is pretty much the same as the original. It is fantastic! I sold my blind buy Eau Savage because I couldn't accept its sharp lemony and...
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    Re: S o T D - Tuesday, February 10!

    Rive Gauche PH Intense.
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    Re: Ruggedly masculine designer

    Van Cleef & Arpels PH/Tsar
    Givenchy Gentlemen
    Bois du Portugal
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    Aha! now I remember. The "million dollar" comment was from YOU! :thumbsup:
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    Re: S o T D -- Monday, February 9 '09

    Carven Homme:

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120303.jpg


    It smells true Luxury and elegance, yet fully masculline. The freshness, warmness, sweetness are blended almost perfectly.
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    Givenchy Gentlemen is truly an awesome fragrance. It resides in my TOP 5 firmly. The tobacco note is great without any dirty or dated smell. Along with other notes it just works wonder for me. ...
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    Re: SotD- Sunday 8 Feb 09

    Tiffany for Men.
  89. Re: How many dollars did you spend in fragances on 2008?

    Fragrance is a relatively inexpensive hobby, comparing to, say, audio, watches, cars, or even photography. But the enjoyment, especially the ability to bring pleasure/delight or even happiness,...
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    Re: Finest Sandalwood fragrance out there?

    Tried Santal Noble, smell myself like a carpenter right out of the work shop. It smells very natural, organic, and nice I guess, but a little too "realistic". I wouldn't be surprised if asked...
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    Re: S o T D - Friday, February 6

    Givenchy Gentlemen
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    Re: SotD, Thursday 5 Feb 09

    same here:

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120233.jpg


    Awesome stuff! timeless, graceful, pleasant. NONE of the "false" perception of too formal, too dated, or too overpowering feel at...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 04 Feb 09

    Bois du Portugal

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120233.jpg
  94. Thread: Carven Homme

    by abc1234
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    Re: Carven Homme

    That's the beauty of Carven Homme. I have it side by side compared with Tiffany for Men, a true classic. While TfM is refined, complex, a bit of formal, and, yes, powerhouse. In comparison...
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    Re: Chanel antaeus for 90 dollars

    Why not try for sale section here on BN: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=221260 ...;)
  96. Re: Today I Bought - January 2009; HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS :)

    Where did you get them?
  97. Thread: Carven Homme

    by abc1234
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    Re: Carven Homme

    Carven Homme is much much better than Egoiste --- much fresher yet smooth, more pleasant sweetness but not cloying. The dry down (basenotes) is heavenly good. Hard to describe it.
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 31 Jan 09

    Weekend venture:

    Paco Rabanne pour Homme
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    Re: Looking for a great club/party scent

    Why all the trouble? Just don't take showers/change clothes for 7 days then go straight the a party. The effect is exactly the same, while you save money ( not buying MKK ), save water, save...
  100. Thread: Carven Homme

    by abc1234
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    Re: Carven Homme

    Carven Homme is AWESOME!!! A "new" classic indeed. It has all the niceness of classics but none of the shortcomings, e.g. too powdery, smell too dated, ... I love it. so much so I snagged...
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