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    Re: Lacoste L!VE

    Still haven't tried L!ve, haven't heard much on it either. A guy on Fragrantica said it's better than most of their recent releases. My personal favorite is the very underrated Lacoste Essential. I...
  2. Re: It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Grey Vetiver has an EDP that just came out, you may wanna try to look into that too. Haven't tried it yet, but a couple people I spoke to said it's just a stronger version of the EDT which sounds...
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    Re: How do I clean my plastic atomizer?

    I've tried every type of cleaning these things, and it just doesn't work out well. It messes with whatever you decide to fill it up with, whether you notice it or not. These are meant to be used once...
  4. It's almost time for a new bottle of...

    Animale Animale
    Live Jazz
    Tommy (maybe, still thinking on this one)
    Prada Amber
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculine (maybe)

    What bottles are you close to finishing that you wanna re purchase?
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    [CONUS] Re: My Final Swap!

    Bump, added everything I wanna get ride of.
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Just read this while going back through this thread. I see no similarities at all. Jacomo Silver opens up with a synthetic pineapple note that quickly fades away and leaves me with a mix of nothing.....
  7. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo. Still wearable today?

    I have a small bottle 1 oz bottle, and I like wearing it this time of year. I think Esencia is similar to it, only done better, and although very mature, it smells modern to me, while Polo smells a...
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    Re: Diesel Battle

    I own several from Diesel, though many older ones. Out of FFL and its flankers, and OTB and its flankers.. OTB seems to get a lot of compliments. I don't believe I have tried any OTB flankers, or FFL...
  9. Re: F by Ferragamo Black (F Black by Salvatore Ferragamo)

    I really disliked this one. Yes it was comparable to TdH and Allure Homme. Some sort of similarity to La Nuit as well. However to my nose, it had this awful plastic smell that just never went away. I...
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    Re: Manly Gourmand??

    I also agree with DHI, although many people claim it smells like lipstick, which I personally don't get. To me, the iris here gives off more of a woodsy cedar vibe, combine with the dusty coca note,...
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    Does anyone like PE Portfolio?

    Tonight I decided to go with something different. Perry Ellis Portfolio. This is a really nice fresh fragrance that doesn't get any attention. It is simplistic, but also has this watery pear note...
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    Has anyone ever used this site?

    Used it or had success with it. It looks a bit unmaintained and messed up. I'm wondering what the success rate is on here.

    http://webuyperfume.com/
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    Re: Manly Gourmand??

    Check out Animale Animale, it's very inexpensive, and it's more masculine because of the mossy note. Imagine A*Men, not as heavy, without the tar and patchouli, and with a mossy dry down. Don't be...
  14. Re: Has Tuscan Leather been slightly reformulated?

    I don't do drugs.
  15. Re: Any modern designer fragrances dominated with rose?

    Thanks again Calligraphy Rose sounds really good too.
  16. Re: Any modern designer fragrances dominated with rose?

    Thanks guys! Cartier Declaration d'Un Soir sounds fantastic, I will get a sample soon.

    Recently just got Tommy Loud, a fragrance that gets bashed a bit from those who have tried it. I sprayed...
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    Re: How much is your collection worth?

    Well, if you're talking retail prices, probably around 10-12 grand if I had to guess.. but being able to obtain most of them at discounted prices online, or in discount department stores, probably...
  18. Any modern designer fragrances dominated with rose?

    I need to add a rose type of fragrance to my arsenal. I'd like something modern, not like like Acteur (smells dated to me).. looking for a fresh rose note. Thanks.
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    Re: Please help me identify a perfume!

    Could also be Rance perhaps? I know they tie ribbons or strings around all their bottles. Annick Goutal too.
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    [CONUS] Re: Another Swap Thread!

    Bump

    - - - Updated - - -

    Bump - final update for a while

    Sorry I didn't realize I bumped this a few days ago.
  21. Re: If you have to downsize your wardrobe, which fragrances will you let go?

    Oh ya, I really wanna downsize.. but I just can't sell the ones I don't wear enough, and I can't get rid of them.. I'm not gonna throw them out. Here's what I don't want in my collection:

    Chrome...
  22. Re: Ever Tempted by a Great Deal for a Scent You Don't Love?

    Yup, all the time.. one of my weaknesses that I need to try and work on.
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    Re: Davidoff Leather Blend - new fragrance

    Sounds quite nice Slayer, thank you for that review.
  24. Re: Which bargain basement scent is better, Avon Mesmerize or Liz Taylor Passion for Men?

    Have tried these both, and prefer Mesmerize for sure, it's one of Avon's better fragrances, feels more high quality. Not a fan of Passion, as to my nose it smells cheapy and chemical.
  25. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Hey guys, a couple of days ago I picked up a 1.7 oz Chrome Sport at Ross for 9.99; it was a blind buy for me. Definitely a good price, considering I have a friend who bought it at retail price which...
  26. Re: Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    Thanks guys, I'll give it a try.

    Close thread please if necessary
  27. Re: Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    No, please read. This is the same form, there is no actual email address here. It will be difficult to call them because a picture is involved in this matter too.. so I am looking for their email.
  28. Does anyone know Fragrancenets email address?

    Hello..first to the mods, I understand if this is in the wrong section, but I figured the folks on this particular forum would have the most insight into this matter, and it will just go overlooked...
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    Re: Please help me identify a perfume!

    Hmm, no particular house, but it kind of reminds me of LP #9 from Penhaligon's, which is a spicy, darker fragrance.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.5675.jpg
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    Re: Pure Malt users . Did you notice ?

    I dunno about rotten fruits, but I am certainly not too fond of the dry down stages. To me, the base just smells like the typical creamy vanilla, almost tonka beanish, with a little patchouli,...
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    Re: What's in your car?

    Usuaully just bring a decant of whatever I'm wearing with me, because I got sick of what's in the center console. That being, and nearly empty bottle of True Religion, and Unforgivable.
  32. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    Hmm.. I'm gonna have to say Cigar from Remy Latour.
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    Re: Your next "must-have" fragrance.

    Well I finally knocked Arpege off my wish list and picked up a bottle, which makes the most sought out one to be Esencia. As usual though, I will probably get what I can afford first, and at this...
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    Re: Pure Malt

    Wore this yesterday. Nice fragrance. A bit overrated though.
  35. Re: New Lomani AB Spirit Millionaire Black Rose and AB Spirit Millionaire Oud Gourmand

    Oh god, oud and gourmand in the same title of one fragrance, it's clear that Lomani reads our forums.
  36. Re: Tested out Amen today, never been so offended in my life

    Hated it at first too. Now I think it's a masterpiece. If it wasn't as successful as it was, there wouldn't be some of the popular favorites like Pure Havane, and Pure Malt.
  37. Re: Quick fix to your Thierry Mugler Rubber Flask annoyance.

    Ya know, it's really just the first spray that's the problem. After the first spray drizzles out, the atomization becomes normal. It's not worth ruining a bottle.
  38. Re: Quick fix to your Thierry Mugler Rubber Flask annoyance.

    Ditto. Have 4 bottles that are rubber flasks, and 1 metal.
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    Re: I got some Le Labo samples

    Rose 31 seems to be pretty much love or hate. Personally I love it. I would wish the cumin note wasn't there and it was centered more on the rose, but I do still get a lot of rose, and it's unlike...
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    Re: Jo Malone experiences?

    I'm really not impressed with this house. I have only tried a couple, but they just didn't cut it for me. Some of them look really interesting though.
  41. Re: the most creamy of the houses: amouage, creed, chanel and tom ford.

    I really don't understand the OP's post.

    I don't think any one house makes all creamy fragrances. Unless "creamy" is a new hip term for something I don't even know about yet, I am puzzled.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got my last bottle from you Chuck lol. Stop selling good sh!t!!

    LOL, but seriously, ya, women seem to love it, I have gotten other compliments too with it, but nothing like this. I wish it lasted...
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    Re: Most minty fragrance

    Ya I gotta agree with Roadster, this stuff is minty as hell, and pretty potent. One spray goes a long way.. too minty for me though. I prefer Green Water by Fath, as my favorite mint, as it's so...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    LOL, I hear ya, I know what you mean.. but the timing was bad, the mood was awkward, and there wasn't enough time either. She said "I am gonna get that for my boyfriend" once I told her the...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yup John Varvatos Vintage.

    And although I've never seen the comparison made before, and I would probably get ridiculed for making such a comparison, but it smells a lot like Jubilation XXV for...
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    Re: which dyptique should i buy

    I've tried a lot from this house, but I find Philosykos, Tam Dao, and Eau Duelle, the most versatile.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    So I HAD to share this. I don't think I have ever received such a sexually explicit comment from a total stranger before, in a an atmosphere where booze or drugs didn't play a role. Completely sober...
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    Re: I'm so happy.. I have to brag..

    I know, I don't get it. Only thing I could think is my first bottle, the sprayer was oozy, so maybe some sort of manufacturers defect, which allowed air to seep into the bottle, and messed with its...
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    Re: Midnight in Paris EDT or EDP?

    My apologies, after I posted, I saw your flag. Ya I know, US tends to have an overstock of many fragrances, that's why the prices can drop so low.
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    Re: I'm so happy.. I have to brag..

    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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    Re: Midnight in Paris EDT or EDP?

    I don't get any incense, but I do get a smoky quality, in the EDP though.

    Have not tried the EDT, I had gotten a sample of the EDP from somebody, and fell in love, so I just sought out the EDP,...
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    Re: Your top 3 niche and top 3 Designer

    Well, they can think what they want, but I can tell you as someone who works in retail, Tom Ford is niche because of its limited availability.
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    I'm so happy.. I have to brag..

    I finally scored a bottle of Arpege pour Homme, for a reasonable price, 36 bucks shipped but the 1.7 oz. It's becoming more and more rare to find, and quickly diminishing off the market. One of the...
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    [CONUS] Re: Another Swap Thread!

    Bump
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    Re: Your top 3 niche and top 3 Designer

    Niche:
    Eau Duelle
    Vetiver Tonka
    Norne

    Designer:
    Fahrenheit
    Arpege pour Homme
    Eau des Baux
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    Re: Kohl's sells Creeds for $285!!

    Well the only thing that would leave you skeptical is that the bath code # is etched out on the bottom. That doesn't bother me though, because I know it's real. I've disassembled the bottle, plus the...
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    Re: Kohl's sells Creeds for $285!!

    Not even a decent price. I got a bottle of GIT from walgreens.com, and it's legit. Also from a good batch, very long lasting ambergris dry down.
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Dave, I saw somebody way up the post mentioned Jovan Intense Oud. I gotta say, it's by far one of the worst fragrances I've ever smelled. It just smells like plastic, through and through, no oud at...
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    Re: A spooky, sensual forest perfume?

    Norne for sure.

    Also Encre Noire may fit the bill.
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    Re: Notes of Blueberry?

    A clean blueberry sporty fragrance. Take my word, get him Porsche Design: The Essence. Not only is it a great frag with an awesome blueberry note, it's also an awesome sleek bottle. Longevity leaves...
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    Re: Burberry Sport vs Dior Homme Sport

    Wow that's good to know about this one, because I have been really curious as to what this fragrance was compatible to. I do see people selling it and swapping it frequently though, which leads me to...
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    Re: Burberry Sport vs Dior Homme Sport

    Damn, DHS really sounds like it's what I'm looking for then.
  63. Re: Will La Nuit forever be favored? What do you really think?

    I think it will be around for a while, because it's a trend setter, and also very popular. I know people who can't pronounce toilette right, who can pronounce and have heard of La Nuit, so that says...
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    Re: Burberry Sport vs Dior Homme Sport

    Ok thank you guys for the helpful info.
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    Re: Burberry Sport vs Dior Homme Sport

    So there are certainly similarities , but more so with the older DHS? I just saw the 1.7 oz bottle is like 43 bucks on Amazon, which is pretty sweet. Not sure I want a leather note in a fragrance...
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    Thanks. They said they would refund me within 24 hours.

    I just wanted to spread awareness about it, if you considered buying this, better look elsewhere.
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    Hey BN.. just wanted to update you folks on this site. It's horrible, it's been over a week and my stuff still hasn't shipped yet. I just sent them a pretty nasty email, and demanded a refund. The...
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    Burberry Sport vs Dior Homme Sport

    My SOTD today is Burberry Sport, and I really love the ginger note in it. Although sometimes the performance leaves something to be desired.

    So I hear that DHS is VERY similar to Burberry Sport....
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    Re: Encre Noir

    The opening may be a bit intimidating for some. It's definitley dark and gothic, but it dries into one of the best vetivers around.. seriously smells like Sycomore, and Sycomore is one of the richest...
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    Re: You're Greatest Citrus Fragrance

    Live Jazz (citrus/aromatic fougere)
    Lacoste L.12.12 White
    Nautica Aqua Rush (citrus/aquatic)
    Banana Republic Classic
    Nickel Eau Maximum
    Bulgari pour Homme Extreme
    Hanae Mori HM...
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    Just wanted to post an update on this. My items still haven't shipped yet, and they were ordered a few days ago. I also see that they took the Arpege gift set off the site, which means they must have...
  72. Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Hey guys.. I also thought I would comment on the recent A*Men findings. My local Ross has the 3.4 oz gold edition for 39.99, even 5 bucks cheaper than the other guys have found it. They also had...
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    Re: Animale Animale or Rochas Man?

    Animale Animale is more mature because of the oakmoss in it. Rochas is more simple, and imo more youthful. Rochas is also much more linear, it basically stays the same from start to finish.
    ...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    I tried Intense Black before all the hype, and ended up swapping my bottle away for a Jovan fragrance.. that's how desperate I was to get rid of it.

    I really don't see the hype with this one.. it...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    Cigar is really really good, very high quality for its price. Make sure you like spicy fragrances though.

    As for anything else from this list.. I've tried Visit, Bvlgari Man, and Jacomo for Men....
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    Re: EDB vs LNDLH

    Both are great, but EdB is the better.
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    Re: BN experts please help

    Ebay always offers a money back guarantee, regardless if the seller does or not. Ebay guarantees satisfaction and wants their customers to be happy, take it up with them, and you should get your...
  78. Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    I would say Joop! to be at the number one spot. I think 1 Million starts off very strong, similar style to Joop!, but it doesn't pack the same punch. A*Men of course, but even that is a baby compared...
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    Re: BN experts please help

    The sleeve with the picture I wouldn't much worry about, lots of brands do that. What worries me, and looks odd is the collar/sprayer. It doesn't look as sleek as it should, it has too many rings...
  80. Re: when spraying on your chest under a t-shirt...can anyone smell you?

    I agree with the others who think this a great method to tone down some of the monster fragrances. I''m probably one of dew people who actually wears Joop!, but never in a million years would I spray...
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    Fortunately, there was the option to pay with Paypal. I have my PP linked to my checking account, so even when PP is empty, since I'm a verified customer, it will loan me the money, then deduct from...
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    Re: Must smell like Blackberries!

    Agreed, it's a guilty pleasure of mine too, although it gets trashed a bit.

    Man, Bigbz, if we ever hung out we would smell too much alike, lol.
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    Re: Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    I didn't look at reviews of the site, I just went ahead and pulled the trigger. I was just so excited to see it for such a great price. I almost bought a 1.7 oz bottle on Ebay for 36 bucks shippied,...
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    Arpege pH fans, I found this..

    Those who love this fragrance, which.. I know to be quite a few. I found a great deal on a 3.3 oz bottle of it, and yes this should probably be posted the coupons/deals board, but I feel it won't get...
  85. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    Like many others, it was Green Irish Tweed. When I tried it though, it was because I randomly stumbled upon the Creed house, and not from hype from the community.. I had no idea it was compared to...
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    Re: Must smell like Blackberries!

    Jub XXV if you can afford it. A cheaper alternative is Varvatos Vintage. Personally though, I think Christian Auidger for men blows both of them away. It has an excellent blackberry note, a little...
  87. Re: Kinda loving the Vintage stuff lately - Anything out there that would be considered "modern"?

    This might be silly to recommend since mostly everyone has tried it.. but Azzaro pH fits the bill perfectly. It's got all the big powerhouse notes from the 70s/80s, combined smoothly and refined into...
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    Re: halston fragrances

    Kind of off topic here, but DAMN I never realized all the notes in Catalyst.

    Catalyst for Men was created by Ilias Ermenidis and Harry Fremont. Top notes are orange, artemisia, caraway, tuberose,...
  89. Re: Looking for a cheap refreshing and ice cold citrus scent

    Another +1 for Booster, and the harder to find Cool Water Frozen. Swiss Army Mountain Water also comes to mind, it's strong on the eucalyptus, which evokes an icy quality.
  90. Re: Looking for a cheap refreshing and ice cold citrus scent

    You're the only person I've ever seen mention this fragrance. Do you have a picture of the bottle, or more info on it? I know of the original Manes by RL, but never heard of Manes Ice.
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    Poll: Re: Green irish tweed vs Cool water

    This question has been done to death. To me though, the 2 may be similar, but are still different enough to own both. GIT is greener, brighter, fresher. CW is darker, more lavender, more of a musky...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    That's awesome Dave. I've been blind buying cheapies and being the proverbial "guinea pig" as the first to give my feedback on them, for god knows how long. It's truly a great experience, win or...
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    Re: What are the best rose scents?

    I'm not really keen on rose. I think the rose/oud and rose/patchouli combos are wayyyy overdone too. Although Rose 31 gets some criticism for its "sweaty cumin" note, I think it's a masterpiece. I...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    My current 5 favorites:

    Eau Duelle
    Esencia
    Arpege pH
    Live Jazz
    Midnight in Paris EDP
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    Re: halston fragrances

    I LOVE Amber Man, such an underrated fragrance. Utilizes oud so well, and uses it as the dominant note, for the most part. Ususally oud is sharp and plasticy smelling to me, Amber Man it is smooth. I...
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    Re: Most safe Amouage

    I've only tried maybe 5 or so from this house. I think the only safe one to blind buy would be Jubilation XXV. Especially if you like dried fruit like notes.
  97. Re: Scents you'd love to see re-released/made

    Arpege pH
    Kirra for Men (Pac Sun brand)
    Ralph Lauren Chaps (original, not re-release)
    Live Jazz
    Gucci Envy
    Paul Smith Man
    Rive Gauche Light
  98. Re: something that smells like azzaro pour home?

    Cuba Black is the closest I can think of, and it's really cheap, and projects like a monster, even more than ApH. The easiest way I can describe it is.. take the middle and some of the base notes...
  99. Re: Testing a new fragrance for the first time....

    Night is always the best time, because you get to test its durability as you sleep. If you can smell it in the morning after you've slept however many hours, that's a good thing. Also if it still...
  100. Re: RL Polo Red. The most contemporary fragrance for 2013

    Reminds me of Spicebomb, except Spicebomb is way better.
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