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    Re: Eau D´Hermés

    I compared the copper cap and transparent cap versions side-by-side and detected almost no difference. I love this fragrance and I'm pretty sure I would've noticed a decline in quality between the...
  2. Re: Which female fragrances have you worn / tried ?

    I own:
    Balmain de Balmain
    Guerlain Herba Fresca
    Marc Jacobs Ivy Splash
    O de Lancome
    Jean Nate
    Estee Lauder Youth Dew

    I just ordered a bottle of Bal a Versailles edc and can't wait to try it....
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    Re: A Walking Fruit Bomb cologne?

    The fruitiest men's frag I've owned was probably Lacoste Style in Play. I don't think they make it anymore but it can be found on Amazon for under $50. It has a really nice green apple note.

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  4. Re: What would your Mother like you to wear tomorrow !?

    I'm wearing Balmain de Balmain today, it seemed fitting. Also my Mom is wearing Ivoire, so I thought I'd keep a Balmain theme going today.
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    Re: Info on C-M Jockey Club?

    Yeah, I read that about Jockey Club too, that's why I started this thread so I could find out a little more before I inevitably buy it. I still don't get why a company that's all about being 'Made...
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    Re: Info on C-M Jockey Club?

    Thanks for the recommendations, I've never heard of the Joe Sorrento, and now I'll have to go out and try some Clubman...
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    Info on C-M Jockey Club?

    I have been looking for a new 'barbershop'-esque fragrance to add to my collection and was interested in Jockey Club from Caswell-Massey. I haven't been able to find a whole lot of info on it...
  8. Re: When did you first wear Aftershave/cologne/fragrance

    I arrived at my first day of kindergarten proudly wearing my first fragrance, Joop! Homme, so I would've been 5 years old.
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    Jour de Fete Problem!

    I love Jour de Fete, but it doesn't last on my skin!
    Are there any fragrances that are basically Jour de Fete extreme?
    I love the almond, vanilla, cinnamon sort of thing it has going on, maybe some...
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    Re: Eau d'Hermes blind buy

    I bought it blind. Tsk tsk tsk. I shoudn't have. I smells like BO, leather and a light white floral. It didn't work for me.
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    Re: DL & Co.?

    Okay. I just got an e-mail from LuckyScent advertising this as a great Christmas gift. They said they now have all three DL & Co. scents on 30ml gold roll-on pens! And no one has heard of them? ...
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    Re: DL & Co.?

    No one knows anything about Thorn Apple? How disappointing, I was really hoping to get some opinions of it. :(
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    DL & Co.?

    DL & Co. makes expensive candles and room diffusers, etc. I just found out that they also have three fragrances for people, but they're only available in 30ml roll ons. Two of the three sound very...
  14. Re: Burr give Tom Ford Extreme 4 stars/ Light Blue PH by D&G & Attitide by Armani 1 s

    Hell yeah! Cut to me spraying Black Orchid on my wrist.
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    Re: Any Good Coffee Scents?

    Wow! It's been almost a year and I still haven't found my coffee holy grail yet!
    I went out and tried some of your guys' suggestions (the ones I could find anyway), but they were way too sweet. ...
  16. Thread: Chicago

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    Re: Chicago

    I too findmyself in Chicago quite often. Aside from the department stores (Saks, Neimans, Barney's, Nordstroms, Bloomingdales) that are in the Magnificent Mile there is also a L'Artisan Parfumeur...
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    New Marc Jacobs Splash's

    I just read that Marc Jacobs is going to release Basil, Pear, and Grapefruit Splash this coming spring. I'm sooo excited because I love a number of the previous splash fragrances (Ivy & Orange...
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    Re: NEW: D&G The One For Men.

    I hope it's good, I really liked 'The One' for women.
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    Re: Paul Smith London for Men

    I didn't like it. I found the bottle difficult to hold and spray and the fragrance itself was really...not good; everytime I wore it it sent me into a coughing/sneezing fit so I had to give it...
  20. Re: Minty, fruity, great longevity..(Suggestions?)

    Burberry Classic for Men! Not a fresh fruity-minty, more like peach cobbler with mint, but it lasts forever on me! (and I got my bottle for less than $40!)
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    Re: Eaux de Caron

    So are they Eaux de Cologne or Eaux de Toilette?
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    Eaux de Caron

    Eaux de Caron, does anyone know anything about these fragrances?

    Eau Forte
    Eau Fraîche
    Eau Pure

    Do they share similar notes? What genre would each one fall into? Are they actually unisex? ...
  23. Re: I cannot keep my fragrances.. I'm so sad

    I too am only a teenager and I own 40 bottles, my family thinks I'm crazy, but I don't care. I like all of my fragrances and it's my money I'm spending so as long as good fragrances are made, I'll...
  24. Thread: Etro?

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    Re: Etro?

    Well, I'm back from Kansas City and the woman at the Halls perfume counter told me they don't carry Etro any longer due to poor sales :( So, anyone know of a place in Chicago that carries Etro (or...
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    Re: The 10 Levels Of Junky-ism

    I'm a t level 8 and even though I've loved fragrances almost all my life I only got into them really seriously about a year ago...in that time I've purchased...about 50 bottles...and I've swapped or...
  26. Thread: Xeryus?

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    Xeryus?

    First of all, HOW IS THIS SUPPOSED TO BE PRONOUNCED?
    Secondly, Is it any good?
    Lastly, What about Xeryus Rouge?
  27. Re: A Silly Question : Are You Already Aware What You Gonna Wear On Christmas Eve?

    I LOVE CHRISTMAS!!!! I'll be wearing Must de Cartier: Essence this year, drinking hot chocolate and watching A Diva's Christmas Carol starring the impeccable Vanessa Williams!
  28. Thread: Etro?

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    Etro?

    Anyone know where I can find Etro scents, I live in Iowa, but am going to Kansas City and Chicago soon...please help if you know anything. I especially want to try Palais Jamais (as well as the rest...
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    Re: Paul Smith STORY

    I love Story, but hate Mugler Cologne. They are alsmost identical, but there was just some off note in the Mugler Cologne which reminded me of my Aunt, a terrible nasty witch of a woman, no one on...
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    I hate: Mugler Cologne & A*Men by Thierry Mugler
    Joop!
    Dior's Fahrenheit 32
    Givenchy Pi
    Burberry Brit
  31. Thread: Alien?

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    Re: Alien?

    I already tried Gaultier2 and I just get a kind of marshmallow vanilla warmth from it, and Fuel for Life was just sweet watered down baby powder on me. I wanted something with the strong grape...
  32. Thread: Alien?

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    Re: Alien?

    So is there no delicious grape candy fragrance for men?
  33. Thread: Alien?

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    Alien?

    I just smelled Thierry Mugler's Alien for the first time today and LOVED it, so grapey/neon purple delicious, but I think it's a little to feminine for me to pull off. What would reccomend as a...
  34. Re: What would you wear if you were a stripper?

    I'd get all hot sweaty and tasty smelling with Dior Homme .... mmmmmm, that's hot! ;)
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    Re: Givenchy Gentleman

    I really love this frag, it has good longevity and good sillage. In fat I wore it yesterday and my Mom said, "Eh, what are you wearing you smell like a girl." Needless to say I was stunned and...
  36. Re: Best Fresh Clean Scent But Masculine (No Fruity Notes)

    I don't think Rive Gauche smells clean... just a little menthol-y. My favorite clean/fresh is Prada Amber Pour Homme, it is sooooo good!
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    Re: 3 no-no notes

    1) Cumin
    2) Coconut or Pineapple (I don't do tropical)
    3) Any Boozey notes (Rum especially, and Brandy)
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    Re: Green!!!!

    That's pretty much it for Des Moines: Sephora, Dillard's, JC Penney, Younkers, Kohl's, TJ Maxx. But there is a dept. store here called Von Maur, it's upscale, not as big as Neimans or Saks but it's...
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    Green!!!!

    Okay, I really want a GREEN fragrance, like a knocks you socks off mossy grassy GREEN scent. But, I am trying to cool my extensive internet shopping, so please reccomend things I could easily find...
  40. Thread: Old Man

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    Old Man

    Just for fun: what would you reccomend if someone WANTED to smell like an old man?

    I'd say Eau d'Hermes, the cumin just adds to old man smell, but I still indulge every now and then.
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    Any Good Coffee Scents?

    Looking for a good coffee scent, I tried Very Irresistible by Givenchy and I'm unsure of how I feel about it. According to basenotes I already have two frags with coffee notes: Cristobal by...
  42. Re: The Last Day You Spent Without Wearing A Fragrance??

    A month ago when I was sick, I woke up and a little while later I when over to my collection to look at them, not realizing I couldn't smell a thing (it was the most horrifying 5 minutes of my life)...
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    Re: top 5 old-school (1780-1989)

    Givenchy Gentleman
    Eau Sauvage
    Tsar
    Antaeus
    Monsieur de Givenchy
  44. Thread: Cola?

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    Cola?

    I love the smell of Cola, and after reading tons of fragrance reviews I have encountered two that people say smell like it: M7 Fresh and Dior's Jules. But, I cannot locate bottles of either of...
  45. Re: Today, I ejected from my wardrobe without any regrets...

    I recently gave some fragrances away:

    Un Jardin Sur le Nil (Hermes) - went to my grandma
    Eau de Cartier - went to my other grandma
    An I gave my dad Mugler Cologne and Burberry Brit.

    They just...
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    Scent of Sex

    What do tou think is the most sexual/sensual fragrance, the best thing to wear for those intimate occasions?

    My choice would be Gucci Envy - its just so HOTT! I luv it!
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    Poll: Re: French Designer Showdown

    I went with Givenchy, I've never smelled anything from this house I didn't like. I could bathe in Insense!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    How do you post pictures?
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

    I like it, and wear it sometimes, but it's a little strong for me. Also, I don't like wearing things I have smelled on people at school; luckily I only smelled it once and it did not have to suffer...
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    Re: A Gift for My Grandpa...

    Thanks for all your help! After much research and reviewing your reccomendations I got my grandpa a bottle of Acqua di Parma's Lavanda Tonica. Thanks again y'all!
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    A Gift for My Grandpa...

    My grandfather wants cologne for his approaching birthday, I think something green and grassy (summery), with vetiver would be good. The problem is, my grandpa is from Italy and is pretty hardcore...
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    Mint Anyone?

    I LOVE fragrances with strong MINT notes, some of my faves are:

    Pasha de Cartier: Fraîcheur Menthe
    Guerlain's Herba Fresca
    Lacoste's Booster (menthol in this one)
    and of course Jean Paul...
  53. Rabanne & Cavalli - A Quick Question...

    Are Paco Rabanne 'Ultraviolet' and Roberto Cavalli 'Just Cavalli Blue Man' any good? They both sound intersting, but I am skeptical because I have never tried anything from either design house...
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    Re: Original Abercrombie

    I also had and loved a bottle of Abercrombie & Fitch Original, and after years of not having it I discovered Pasha de Cartier: Fraîcheur Menthe. It doesn't smell exactly like A&F original, but it is...
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    Re: Fall/Halloween-y scent?

    I too am on a quest for the perfect Halloween/Thanksgiving scent (I already have my Christmas scent - Must de Cartier Essence). I have read about Serge Lutens Chypre Rouge and it sounds good for...
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    Re: What do your friends smell like?

    My friends typically don't wear fragrances. The ones that do have:

    Boys: Versace Black Jeans, Lacoste Essential

    Girls: Mandarin something from Victoria's Secret, Charlie, and Chanel Chance
    ...
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    Metallic Scents

    What fragrances do you think have a metallic scent to them...?
  58. Re: Boozy notes in our scents - 2007 edition

    I always thought Paul Smith London was boozy smelling, but I'm too young to drink so I don't know exactly what to compare it to... although Brandy is listed as a note in it so...
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    Catholic Fragrance?

    What scents would you say are the most Catholic? Or evoke an image of Catholicism/Mass? I'm Catholic and I would say CdG's Avignon and Christian Lacroix's Tumulte do it for me. Tell me what you...
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    The Olfactionary by Le Labo

    Has anyone here purchased "The Olfactionary" from Le Labo, cause I'm looking at it on their website and it sounds really cool (even though it's $490), but the picture of it isn't very clear... What's...
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    Odeur 53 or Odeur 71?

    Odeur 53 or Odeur 71? Which do you prefer and why?

    My pick is 53, it's less harsh to my nose, 71 has too much burnt rubber in the opening for me to handle.
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    Re: Aroma d'Orange Verte?

    On the Hermes website once you click on Eau d'Orange Verte there is a link at the bottom to Aroma... there the first product is "Icy Energizing Spray" and then "Eau d'Orange Douce Natural Spay". So...
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    Aroma d'Orange Verte?

    What is the difference between Eau d'Orange Verte and Aroma d'Orange Verte? Also, is there an eau de toilette version of Eau d'Orange Verte as I'm skeptical to buy an eau de cologne?


    Thanks
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    Encre Noir or L'Anarchiste

    I am considering buying one of these fragrances: Lalique's Encre Noir or Caron's L'Anarchiste. Which is better and why? Help me yet again all of you perfume geniuses!
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    Re: Best Men's Rose Fragrance?

    Well, living in Des Moines Iowa I have quite a bit of trouble locating brands like those... So not to be picky, but are there any other "more common" brands with good rose scents?
    Thanks
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    Best Men's Rose Fragrance?

    What do you all think is the best men's ROSE fragrance. I love roses, but every time I try a men's with rose in it, it is either completely covered up, or being blocked by too many spice/woody...
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    Lacoste Elegance?

    I have read about this on other sites, a new Lacoste men's fragrance, an oriental fougere with a chocolate base. Sounds interesting, but why no page on basenotes! Has anyone tried it? The bottle...
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