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    Re: I like Citrus and Musk.

    Blenheim Bouquet Eau de Toilette by Penhaligons
    GFT Cologne by Geo. F. Trumper
  2. Re: LE FEU D'ISSEEY official carded sample spray (CONUS)

    Bump
  3. Re: Calling All Nivea Fans - NIVEA NOSTALGIA

    Thanks David for this post. The blue tin cans...summers at the beach...unforgettable to me too.
    I've seen the men's shower gels but they didn't rally appeal to me. I'll be looking for this new one...
  4. Re: Suggestions for warm, sweet fragrances?

    Welcome and enjoy your visits here!
    These seem to fit the description and perhaps you've tried them but here's my suggestions:
    Prada Candy (either version)
    La Vie Est Belle by Lancôme (or a less...
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    Re: Bvlgari of Cartier for a date?

    Cartier IMO
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Vetiver by Guerlain
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Question

    This.
    ES isn't exactly cheap even on ebay anyway; and vintage isn't reaching crazy prices yet. It's worth it.
  8. Re: Does Thierry Mugler pure malt/ havane suit for high school guys?

    Yes fine but the original A*Men would be even better IMO.
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    Re: Newbie alert

    Welcome to Basenotes! Enjoy!
  10. Re: Recommend me a cheap blind buy! Details inside.

    For that price range I would also recommend Nautica Voyage, Zirh Ikon, and any of the Thalium series.
  11. Re: Everyday Signature Cologne for Highschooler

    Boss Bottled #6
    Also,
    Any of the Perry Ellis 360 or Cuba. These are inexpensive and will provide good variety too.
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    Re: Hi, I'm Maya!

    Welcome to Basenotes! Enjoy your fragrant adventures...
  13. Re: Do you apply lotion before putting on fragrance?

    Sometimes but not for that specific purpose.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Jacomo Fragrance For Men?

    How about Jacomo for Men (aka Silver, 2007).
    I really enjoy that one. An excellent scent and a great value like most others from this house.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    Guerlain Vetiver
    The most recent version
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    Re: Anyone here use just one spray?

    Never
  17. Congratulations Marlen! It's good to see you...

    Congratulations Marlen! It's good to see you around again!
  18. Poll: Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    1 only
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

    Leonard Pour Homme
  20. LE FEU D'ISSEEY official carded sample spray (CONUS)

    Hello,
    I have the following available for sale:

    Le Feu D'Issey EDT by Issey Miyake official carded sample spray $14 shipped. Discontinued and rare.
    1.2 ml/0.04 oz. I have one left.
    Please...
  21. Re: Very interesting wiki on Mr. Kurkdjian

    Also not mentioned is Zen for Men by Shiseido, co-signed with Francoise Caron.
  22. Re: I am wearing Troisieme Man often. What should i try next?

    I absolutely agree with the CdG 2 recommendation.
    I'd also like to recommend MPG's Iris Bleu Gris.
  23. Re: does anyone know the name of this perfume?

    This match was just amazing! Bravo L'Eulita!
    I hope the item can still be found out there.
  24. Thread: Hi All

    by Renaissance_Man
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    Re: Hi All

    Welcome and enjoy!
  25. Re: Should I blind buy White Patchouli of Tom Ford

    If these gender categories matter to you, IMO yes it is on the feminine side because of the florals in it. I think it's a very interesting patchouli but I couldn't pull it off.
  26. Re: "It bothers me that fragrance has an effect on other people"

    Society today is so much more tolerant when it comes to other things like drugs a d alcohol abuse; it really surprises me that some people are "offended" by "fruit salad gone wrong." I'm more...
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    Re: Norma Kamali Incense

    PalmBeach,
    Is this a 100 ml. or 200 ml. bottle? Is there a label under the bottle?
    Thanks
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    Re: Sunrise men by franck Olivier

    Mont Blanc Legend
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    Re: 500 Posts!

    Congratulations guys! Hope it's been fun so far...
  30. Re: Other frags like Jaipur Homme Boucheron...

    I would recommend these various spicy, woody, and gourmand types:

    Guerlain Bois D'Armenie
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    Chanel Egoiste
    Montale Red Aoud
    People of the Labyrinths Luctor et Emergo...
  31. Re: Lacoste - Eau De Lacoste L.12.12 Noir

    I agree with this completely. But I have to admit it's an interesting list of notes.
  32. Re: Parfum d'habit by MPG, i love it, whats next

    I also enjoy Parfum D'Habit and would strongly recommend:

    Route du Vetiver
    Eau des Iles
    Iris Bleu Gris

    If you like indolic notes, I would also recommend Jardin du Nil. Very dirty floral.
    ...
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    Re: Decant Combo Suggestions

    Since you state you are very new to the world of fragrances, I'd recommend 1-2 ml. vials too. With that budget you can get familiarized with numerous fragrances. This way, you'll know your own taste...
  34. Re: After a long time away from Basenotes......

    Welcome back!
  35. Re: Gems from the past: Oscar de la Renta "Pour Lui" (1980)

    Thank you Andre. Great post!
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    Re: Meharees L`Erbolario

    LOL yes. By the way, the myrrh is quite evident here to me.
    I can smell the one spray through my shirt sleeve (long, buttoned). It's snuffed my SOTD Aramis 900.
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    Re: Meharees L`Erbolario

    I feel lucky indeed, thank you Alex! I'm totally into fragrance bottles and packaging and I've been mostly playing with the bottle it's so pleasant to the touch and the graphics are dreamy. But about...
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    Re: looking for a frag

    eBay
  39. Re: What made you go for a 200ml or 400ml bottle?

    For summer selection of EDC type formulations. I splash them on liberally and go through them in one season (sometimes in a matter of weeks). For example, R&G Jean Marie Farina or Hermes Eau D'Orange...
  40. Re: Longest Lasting Summer/Spring Citrus Frag?

    YSL Pour Homme either formulation.
  41. Re: I did not realize that PUREPROTEIN had purchased Basenotes.com

    Good stuff that Pureprotein
  42. Re: A simple FAST, CHEAP, and EFFECTIVE way to protect your precious old perfumes (pictures)

    Great info! Thank you.
  43. Re: would you wear a night time fragrance during the day?

    Yes
  44. Re: What is cheaper alternative to Eau Sauvage

    ES isn't really cheap in the States either and I don't see how the Rochas or the other recommendations are cheaper either. Perhaps Monseiur Balmain? It is cheaper but maybe a little warmer.
    Still,...
  45. Re: Old Spice Hawkridge - Anyone Try This?

    I also love Champion and like, very much, Denali (body washes only). Don't care for Sport or Aqua scent types. I don't use any of the other products as I like to go unscented for deo or AP. I'm also...
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    Re: Fragrance as art?

    Absolutely. I've always seen all scents as art. Juice, bottle, packaging; all with emotional, physical and visual influences on me.
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    Re: Raphael of Paris

    How interesting and how sad. Thanks for sharing.
  48. Re: Old Spice Hawkridge - Anyone Try This?

    Only tried the body wash and it smells amazing. I wish I knew what the notes are.
  49. Poll: Re: Returns -- Which way does your moral compass point?

    It used to be like that in the States too. Just like CD's, fragrances could not be returned. Nowadays competition and bad economy have made retailers deperate. I avoid blind buys and what I buy is...
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    Re: I think I oversprayed today

    Yaaaay enjoy!
  51. Re: Interesting read. Thought I'd share.

    Thanks for the link. A wonderful read.
  52. Re: Before the Christian Era: Perfumes in Mediterranean antiquity

    Interesting. Thank you for sharing.
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    Re: The Last

    Ambro de Jacomo but won't re-purchase. It's discontinued and hard to find.
  54. Re: I don't know what to do. Shall i display my waters?

    I have them all in their boxes and then inside a larger box in a closet. I feel the same way as you do. I love the packaging and the bottles and take them out to look at them from time to time. I'm...
  55. Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him - thoughts on a blind buy?

    You're welcome! I just happened to remember who it was and went around finding it from the sales thread LOL.
    The search function is very temperamental and hard to use for me too.
  56. Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him - thoughts on a blind buy?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/326513-Oh-no-Blind-bought-Narciso-Rodriguez-for-Him-What-next?highlight=
  57. Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him - thoughts on a blind buy?

    I absolutely love it and think it was one of very few quality designer scents of the recent years.

    However, in another similar thread, we discussed this with a member at length; he bought it and...
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    Re: Nothing really...

    I know some other members have expressed that too. It's natural. Don't force yourself to find the next one. Just leave it alone. A discussion, a mood, a revirew, etc., may give you the inspiration...
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    Re: New to Basenotes

    Welcome and enjoy!
  60. Re: Plum Crazy! (the search for plum notes)

    Jacomo for Men (aka Silver). Rich, sweet, ripe plum note with pineapple, coffee and amber. An excellent value too.
  61. Re: Need some advice with some potential purchases?

    They all seem like good deals but you're saying they're out of stock? Not likely that they will have them again so beware of switch and bait. Otherwise, if you like those selections go for it. IMO...
  62. Re: I received compliments when wearing Armani Attitude, but it's going out of sale in my country.

    Why not buy some back up bottles if this one seems to work for you. You could also try Polo Double Black or Jacomo for Men (aka Silver). These have the dark coffee note but the Jacomo is sweeter and...
  63. Re: Xerjoff Richwood... is it worth the 670$ ?

    To the OP,
    Like any other fragrance at any price, only when you sample and are sure you like it enough and can truly afford it why not.
    Better yet if you can afford it AND can spare some to also...
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    Re: Suggestions on what to try next

    Boucheron and Jaipur by Boucheron
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    Re: Meharees L`Erbolario

    That's it! Cybercucina is the one and they said no California! Ugh!
  66. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    What reminds me of the 70s (disco or otherwise generally) and is still wearable to me is Aramis 900. I love this one!
    I agree with Paco Rabanne and thought of it too except I don't wear it anymore.
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    Re: Meharees L`Erbolario

    Is anyone in California able to order this other than from eBay and Basenotes? It hardly eeeeever comes up in those places. The regular seller says L'Elbolario cannot be shipped to California?!?!
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    Re: L'artisan due to axe half it's frags

    L'artisan might have been great when they first started. To the credit of La Porte, this was a novel, high quality, truly "niche" house. But things are different now both because of a decline in...
  69. Re: Easy, cheap Summer scent for high school student

    Alain Delon Shogun
  70. Re: Do you wear pure oud oil to work in the office?

    I had a very good quality Borneo (from Oriscent) that I wore everywhere. It was mostly floral and woody on me. I got no reactions either way.
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    Re: Missing any Classics?

    Many already mentioned:
    All selections from Caron and Aramis plus
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    YSL Pour Homme
    Vetiver de Guerlain
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    Re: Summer Signature

    I do rotate through everything including orientals at least in the evenings but for the heat these are mine:
    Vetiver de Guerlain
    Vetiver SPORT de Guerlain
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Hermes Equipage
    YSL...
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    Re: Viloressi Vetiver discontinued

    Very sad. I don't understand this trend.
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    Re: Is that me?

    Hi Jeszra,
    Yes, I know what you're talking about. What fragrance were you wearing? It's an interesting thing and not as obvious as others here make it sound IF jasmine happens to be only one of the...
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    Re: My 1st post

    Welcome to Basenotes!

    YSL Pour Homme
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Hermes Equipage
    Vetiver de Guerlain
  76. Re: My Score of the Decade!!! Wax Sealed Vintage Tabac Blond!!!

    Wow that's beautiful. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Should I or Shouldn't I...?

    Yes but depends on the price and re-selling possibility if you don't happen to like it.
  78. Re: Looking for an everyday scent for work

    Prada Infusion D'Homme
    Mugler Cologne
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    Re: Just wanted to say hello!

    Welcome to Basenotes!
    Enjoy and hope to see you on the boards.
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    Re: Aramis 900 (vintage)

    Tall flat gray/olive glass with gold cap like the picture in BN directory. Blue box with red interior.
  81. Re: Tribute Error - I think I got 12 ml for 30ml price

    I'm interested in knowing what the result was; who the seller is and how they handled this. Please let us know since it will be very helpful to others here.
    Thank you
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    Re: Burberry London PROBLEMS!

    I don't get all the praise London receives. I know it's been very successful but every time I smell it the tobacco note comes across very shrill and rancid to me.
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    Re: Effet Devastateur?

    This sounds very interesting and exciting if in fact it's viral-marketing. I'm not sure if I missed something but what does the source say about it? A fragrance graffiti. I'm so intrigued.
  84. Re: Thoughts on Signature Scent: Good vs Bad?

    Nothing good or bad about it. Like everything else having to do with fragrances, it's a matter of personal taste and what works for each individual. I have some favorites that are constants in my...
  85. Re: A winning scent from before I was born, Aramis 900

    Not forgotten at all and it's one of my all time favorites. I have a vintage back-up bottle for it but I would wear any version.
    Enjoy!
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    Re: Musc Ravageur and Meharees

    Thank you. I once tried purchasing it but the only American company that carried L'Elbolario said these cannot be shipped to California. They refunded my money! Can't remember the name but they also...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur and Meharees

    Where are you able to buy this?
  88. Re: Looking to have a bottle identified.

    Welcome to Basenotes Arcrams,
    In order to try and identify this scent, you might want to provide more details like what country/city you purchased it in, describe what type of scent it is as best as...
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    Re: CdG Avignon or Zagorsk?

    Avignon is too simple and cold as most frankincense fragrances are to me. Zagorsk is more interesting and different.
    My choice of the whole series was Jaisalmer, however.
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    Re: Your Summer Go-To 2013

    I really like to rotate all scents but particular summer favorites are:
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Vetiver de Guerlain
    Vetiver SPORT (Guerlain)
    YSL Pour Homme
    Aramis 900
    Hermes Equipage
    Paloma Picasso...
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    Re: Day to Day fragrance advice

    You might want to try the others by Lacoste in the same series L.12.12. The red one is nice and still subtle.
  92. Re: Bigarade Concentree not so concentree.

    I think people interpret longevity in different ways. Skin scent status does not represent longevity to many.
  93. Re: is it worth buying big bottles? (i.e. 6.7 oz)

    Yes for Eau de Cologne style scents. Every summer I buy a big one like Eau D'Orange Verte or R&G Extra Vielle, etc. for big time splashing. I run out at the end of the season.
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    Re: Etro Vetiver, or CdG Vettiveru?

    I hope you test RdV again and like it. Even in the new formulation it's an amazing vetiver.

    As for the other two, I've owned Etro in vintage only and IMO given the difference in the prices (for...
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    Re: Reviews scare me...

    Welcome to Basenotes!
    IMO the best thing is to go to Sephora or large department stores and test for yourself. Most modern fragrances, especially those marketed towards young consumers and Americans...
  96. Re: sick with fever, any perfume to soothe my senses?

    May I interrupt this wonderful discussion to ask how the OP is doing? Haven't heard back from him since the original post. Hope it's not some of those recommendations oops.
    ION hope you're feeling...
  97. Re: 82º degrees. .what should I wear or buy?

    These are three differnt types but all work beautifully in warm weather:
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Vetiver de Guerlain
    Pala Picasso Minotaure
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    Re: Saleem oil

    Hi Jocelyn and welcome to Basenotes,
    Sorry about your disappointment. Everyone here knows how that feels.
    The only thing I could think of is maybe you can contact the company directly to see if...
  99. Re: A more "young" version of Creed Bois de Portugal

    Caron Third Man. More affordable, younger--and better IMO.

    A little more remote but I would also recommend something like Narciso Rodriguez for him. A more modern take on a musky fougere.
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    Re: smokey, peaty - any recommendations

    Cumming. It has the booze and peat and is very earthy.
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