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  1. Re: Anyone else almost NEVER receive compliments?

    Very rarely do I get complements on fragrances from total strangers, especially men. I suspect that it could be due to several reasons. First of all, people are not always sure how you are going to...
  2. Re: Do you buy the smaller or larger sized bottles?

    I usually go for the bigger bottle if the difference is close. For instance, if fragrance goes like $80 for 3.4 and $60 for 1.7 then my thinking is "Eh, I wont save much by getting a smaller bottle,...
  3. Thread: #1 Perfume Myth

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    Poll: Re: #1 Perfume Myth

    Also, this should be moved to Mens Fragrance section because: a.) this is all mostly about mens fragrances and b.) no one cares whats posted outside of mens forum :) Or so it seems...
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    Re: Lanvin Avant Garde: So Good

    Awesome fragrance, I love it!
  5. Thread: #1 Perfume Myth

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    Poll: Re: #1 Perfume Myth

    Living in a world where controlling costs is of tremendous importance to manufacturers it is very tempting to think that there might be something like this taking place. And I think, in some limited...
  6. Re: Article: Dunhill Desire Black launches exclusively at Harrods

    Isnt it still available, the one in a red bottle?
  7. Re: Difficulty choosing what to wear (Semi-beginner).

    Here is some personal fact with respect to this. My s/o is 22 years old and she is absolutely indifferent to La Nuit. Threrefore she definitely does not fall under this generalization. I even asked...
  8. Re: Difficulty choosing what to wear (Semi-beginner).

    I also think it gets progressively harder to choose a fragrance for single event the more choices you have. Its a psychological paradox, thinking that committing to that particular scent will make...
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    Re: the great youtube burnout

    Yes, people do move on to other things eventually. That is not to say that they will stop using fragrances - THAT is a lifelong thing. But the intensity of the "journeys" does lighten up with time...
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    Re: Abercrombie and Fitch's Line of colognes

    Old thread.. Not sure if the OP still cares, but I just wanted to say that AF Hot is awesome juice. It is also the same as Cologne 41 as far as I remember.
  11. Re: What's your most pleasant unexpected discovery?

    Lanvin Avant Garde
    AbercrombieHot Cologne

    Both are cheapies (around $25 ea), but surprisingly good. Abercrombiehot (what a lame name) is basically the same as their now discontinued Cologne 41....
  12. Re: Article: Dunhill Desire Black launches exclusively at Harrods

    Looks like a banger, judging by the notes. On the "try" list...
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    Re: Top 5 Rose scents

    My favorite and most acceptable rose fragrance for men would be Rose 31 by Le Labo.

    Generally, not a fan of rose scents. They make me think of stuff that my mother would wear... I gave away my...
  14. Re: Your favorite fragrances that evoke the outdoors

    Gucci Pour Homme 1
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    Re: Worst blind buy for you???

    Zino Davidoff
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    Re: Similar to Burberry London?

    What makes you think it was discontinued "for a while"?
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thanks guys..

    I started with about 4 bottles in early summer of last year and this is where I am about a year later. Most of these came from eBay and amazon so there were some bargains, but for...
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    Re: Allure Edition Blanche

    Nordstrom carries a real good selection of Chanels, including Egoiste, Antaeus and Allure Blanche (last time I visited maybe a month ago)..
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Here is my modest collection as of today. Not as impressive as most I ve seen here, but nonetheless I love every bottle I own ))

    p.s. Forgot to include here Fahrenheit Absolute and Luna Rossa...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Hmm.. The first time basenotes attachment manager didn't work, gave me some error.. Is there a size limit per pic? That could be the culprit..
  21. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/29/14): Gucci Pour Homme II vs Body Kouros

    Love both, voted GPH2 (but it was close and had to stop and think)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    How do you guys attach pics here? Pardon my ignorance.. Cant drag them into this window and attachment manager is failing as well...
  23. Re: Whats the most disappointing blind buy you have had.

    LMAO!! That was good.. Hahaha..

    I have a perfect nominee for the worst blind buy ever - ZINO DAVIDOFF. What a stinker

    Black afgano is awesome though, but I savored a sample for a while before I...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    I revisited Zino again today, same results. I have a reformulated version if that matters.. Is there a possibility that my bottle got sour? Its just really surprising to see this scent having such a...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    All current versions and I think they are fine.

    By experimentations I mean that I will not be buying Opium, Yatagan and etc based on reviews alone without actually trying them first. Not worth...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    Careful.. It might give you nightmares all night long.. Jk.
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    I have received a bottle of Zino today, it came in an open box, was sold directly by Amazon and costed me $25.

    As I sprayed it for the very first time, I got a very nice lavender blast that is so...
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    Re: Frag for internship job interview?

    2 sprays on the neck of L'homme is what I would do. Good luck out there!
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    Re: Frag for internship job interview?

    2 sprays on the neck with L'homme is what I would do. Good luck out there!
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    Thanks guys. Think I will take my chances and get a bottle. It is quite cheap indeed...
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    Re: Need help deciding out of 3

    Drakkar Noir would be my pick for sure. I find it to be a quite timeless barbershop fragrance and I always liked it.
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    Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    Retro scents that I like:

    Rive Gauche
    Drakkar Noir
    Dunhill Edition

    Dont like:

    CK Obsession
    Salvador Dali PH
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    Re: Compiled list of so called (old man) scents.

    TSAR by van cleef
    Salvador Dali PH
    MPG Santal Noble
    +1 on Jazz.

    To the OP: People on these forums might take offense with your classification with that age implication. I would simply call...
  34. Re: What is your favorite designer (or niche) house for scents?

    In the designer realm that would have to be YSL. If push came to shove and I was only limited to one designer house I feel that ysl could conceivably meet all my fragrant needs. My solid 5 is rive...
  35. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver vs. CREED Original Vetiver

    Grey vetiver for me. Creeds interpretation is way too lemony for my taste.
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Tom Ford Noir de Noir

    Aventus most definitely. I personally don't like Noir de Noir at all..
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent / YSL - L'Homme Sport

    Lol, and that hideous pink over it? Eww
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent / YSL - L'Homme Sport

    Hmm.. Strange cause original L'homme already IS a sport type of scent. More or less... But hey, nothing wrong with wanting to make an extra buck.
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    Re: Most desired discontinued fragrance?

    That would be Gucci Rush for me. Yet, as much as want it back in my collection, I know for a fact I would never pay the price that its going for on eBay these days. Effectively, its a stalemate
  40. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/13/14): LIDG vs Gucci Envy

    Gucci Envy by a landslide. Best scent that exists in nature. LIDG on the other hand is not even a contender for me on any level.
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    Re: Gramercy Park by Bond No 9

    The alleged similarity to Good Life is intriguing. I used to have a bottle of that davidoff fragrance in like 2002 and since its now discontinued I'm looking to sample Gramercy and hopefully it is...
  42. Re: Dunhill Edition(current formulation)-a safe blind buy?

    I love Dunhill Edition, own a current formulation bottle (made in Germany) as well as a 10ml decant of vintage. I am generally not into 80s powerhouses category, but this scent is just totally...
  43. Re: New Fragrances: DSquared2 He Wood Silver Wind Wood and She Wood Golden Light Wood

    Bump.

    Seems like this scent never really got any traction in the fragrance community. Is it really that bad? Very mixed opinions on it everywhere but I was planning to do a blind buy on this....
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    Re: 80's "Powerhouses"?

    My SOTD - Dunhill Edition (vintage). Tremendous fragrance!
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    Re: One from each of the following houses

    Thanks for all the interesting responses, some great opionions here, some are even surprising. But overall it is quite easy to see which fragrances are setting themselves apart from the rest (on the...
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    One from each of the following houses

    Here is a quick hypothetical question - if you could own just one fragrance from each of the following houses, which ones would you own. (I.e. which are the "most bottle worthy" in your opinion)
    ...
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    Re: Opinions on Creed Original Santal

    My wife thinks it smells like a dryer sheet. I am okay with this fragrance though. I don't find it awful but not loving it either.
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    Re: Can i wear Fierce?

    Oops, referenced wrong post above, was in response to platinum egoiste comparison. (Typing on the phone)
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    Re: Can i wear Fierce?

    Also don't think the two are anywhere near similar. To be honest, never liked platinum much. Too soapy for me, like a shampoo.
    Fierce on the other hand is one of my favorites but I am not wearing it...
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    Re: Vintage Fahrenheit?

    My bottle is from 2010. Does it qualify as vintage? If not, how do you guys think this formulation stack against the others? Lasts and projects like a beast...
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    New Fragrance - YSL Splendid Woods

    This is the 4th fragrance in the latest series from YSL - The Oriental Collection. It is expected to hit the market in March 2014. Bottle design is in line with other recent releases from the house. ...
  52. Re: If you were to Create Your Own Signature Fragrance, what would its Notes be??

    Such a fun thread.. Funny thing is that with so many ingredients the number of possible combinations is higher than the number combinations in your weekly lottery. They may not be all good combos,...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    Yep, that was on of the first things that stood out for me as I am a huge fan of Fierce. I might still get a bottle eventually but I can definitely hold off until it hits Amazon or some other outlet...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    I decided against owning a full bottle of this fragrance because to me it is quite redundant. Why? Because I can basically achieve the same result of Eau by simply layering DHI with abercrombies...
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    Re: Name a few most dated smelling male fragrances

    In a good way:

    -Rive Gauche
    -Drakkar

    In a bad way:

    -Van Cleefs Tsar
    -YSl Jazz
    -Salvador Dali PH
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    YSL is definitely the one I'd stick with if I could just wear scents from a single house. As you can see from my recently changed profile pic, I have become quite a fan of this house. Next in line to...
  57. Re: Good summer fragrance with excellent projection and longevity?

    The one I reach the most for in the given context is Versaces Eau Fraiche. L'eau de Issey is a good suggestion too.
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    Interesting thread to read but I just realized something - I really cannot come up with my own answer to this. Most of the times there are fragrances that I like and there are those that I am kinda...
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    Re: DHI owners, need your help!!!

    Your sprayer is black!

    Not the greatest quality of pictures, but I am guessing its fine? Never noticed any alcohol though on initial sprays. Also my juice projects massively (Jan 2013).
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    Re: Is fragrance.net reliable?

    I f##king HATE fragrancenet. I do not care whether their products are authentic, it is a company with disgusting business practices - they send open box stuff when its supposed to be new. The bottles...
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    Re: Luna Rossa Extreme Question

    Judging by the amount of activity in this thread, no one really knows.
    I picked up a bottle from Macy's several weeks ago, great scent. I doubt it will be sold by discounters any time soon.
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    Re: EC Looks to Ban Three Fragrance Ingredients

    Who cares if he used a spell checker, the message is clear. And, unlike many others, he actually acted on it. Good job, dreamer81.
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    Re: EC Looks to Ban Three Fragrance Ingredients

    Meanwhile, there are some weird things happening already. I could be totally wrong on this and would hate to instill any paranoia, but just hear me out :))

    It looks like Burberry London and YSL's...
  64. Thread: M7 Question

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    Re: M7 Question

    Is Oud Absolu still in production? Never tried it but I love original M7
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    Re: La nuit de l'homme or Pure Malt?

    My pick would be La Nuit actually. Amazing fragrance.. Bit on a powdery side, but everyone loves it around me.

    I used to like PM but it fell out of favor with me. It opens nicely, but the drydown...
  66. Re: How to boost projection/sillage/longevity in fragrances?

    There is not much you can do to help the projection of a fragrance since it is more about the intrinsic properties of the actual molecules in a given scent. However, spraying more might be helpful...
  67. Re: Your thoughts on aftershave lotion/balm of designer perfumes?

    The only one's I have used are YSLs lhomme after shave and M7 body lotion. Both came as parts of their respective gift sets and I really like having them. Also, to my surprise, L'homme after shave...
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    Re: EC Looks to Ban Three Fragrance Ingredients

    This article angered me. What a bunch of ugly f##king nonsense!
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    @ljd Not much changed since that time I described it. It is quite unique and interesting though I don't predict I will be reaching for it too often in future. Guess I will just own a bottle for...
  70. Re: Perfume with high powerful silage/projectivity ? ( longetivity not a concern)

    L'air Du Desert Marocain by Tauer
    Dior Fahrenheit (vintage)
    As mentioned previously, pretty much all of Montale's.
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    Re: So... Just sampled Spicebomb...

    Dude, spicebomb freaking rocks! But to each their own I guess. I definitely enjoy it and don't find it cloying at all, I typically do 3-4 sprays.
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    Re: Coming in 2014: Bvlgari Aqva Amara

    Tried it about a month ago and will not be looking into this fragrance, not for me. Very, very flowery and girly.
  73. Re: Do you have any 5 star fragrances with really poor longevity?

    I rarely have longevity problems with fragrances. Projection and sillage yes, but most fragrances last all day for me, including Gph2 and burberry london. And I still rate them 5 stars even so...
  74. Re: How many ml/bottles of fragrance do you need for the rest of your life?

    These are very conservative estimates. Also, I am really curious what you do for living that you are not allowed to wear parfum to work? Lol. I would probably be on the lookout for a better gig :)
    ...
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    Re: Out of the "Game"

    I can totally relate to your sentiments regarding spending money on the stuff you are not likely to actually use up. I think a lot of people are trying to cut down on FB purchases too, so youre not...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva Amara - First Impressions

    Sampled this the other week. Got massive florals from it. Very feminine for my liking, nothing to balance them out. Pass..
  77. Re: My sad story of Gucci Pour Homme I and advice from owners.

    The thing about GPH 1 is that beyond fragrance community it is hardly anything so meaningful and the fact that it is hard to get only reinforces its cult status among collectors. I personally like it...
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    Re: Gift Set vs Stand Alone Bottle

    I love gift sets. Some think deodorants and aftershaves get in a way of other fragrances but i dont think its a big deal. I use scented after shave and axe deo anyhow. Do unscented deodorants even...
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    Re: Deciding what to wear

    Somewhat of a struggle for me usually simply because there are frequently more than one fragrance that I would like to wear and choosing one means forgoing the others and that requires mental...
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    Re: What is today's "popular Basenotes fragrance"?

    Perhaps that person is getting paid for promoting it or something? He/she posts the same scents like 20 times a day! Weird...
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    I kinda wish I was running out of stuff faster (spare for the discontinued bottles, may they last forever). This somehow would justify the buying pace I am at. You know what i mean? ))
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    Re: What is today's "popular Basenotes fragrance"?

    Can someone explain to me why Vetiver by aron Aromatics is on top of popularity list?
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    Re: Which Gucci Guilty is the best out of the 3?

    I would still give it a shot. Get a free sample from Sephora associate or just throw it on while you are in the store. Also, to avoid the olfactory fatigue and gauge its performance accurately, do...
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    Re: Any good cheap colognes for under $30?

    My pick would be Zirh Ikon - cheap, good clean scent and a decent quality. No-brainer!
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    Re: Prada Luna Rossa Extreme

    Never tried vintage Paco.. Love new Prada though, amazing scent. I actually took Dior's Eau for Men back to Macys and exchanged for it.
    I figured 2 sprays of DHI + 1 spray of AF Fierce would have...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    Got it today, blind purchase. Okay, lets see...

    I dont hate it..

    In the beginning does have some hints of the original Fahrenheit, later becomes something else entirely, but its not a churchy...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    This is interesting that some folks pick up the "body odor" note here. I also was told that Black Afgano kinda smells like sweat/BO. This leads me to a theory that there must be something in the oud...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    Time to bring up this thread. There is a rumor that Fahrenheit Absolute is about to be discontinued, so I purchased a bottle just in case based on that notion alone. As I was reading through this...
  89. Re: Collectors, how do you deal with fragrance expiration?

    I think a lot of it has to do with oxygen exposure. Whereas sprayer bottles are virtually impermeable to oxygen, the splashes and aftershaves are obviously a different story. The oxygen amount that...
  90. Re: How much could a 4.2 oz of V&R Antidote NIB realistically go for?

    Like the scent, but I don't find it essential. Wouldn't pay more than $100 for a sealed bottle.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    Prada Luna Rossa Extreme. Loving it! A very distinct and memorable scent.
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    Poll: Re: Can you actually AFFORD your fragrances?

    Barely. Lol
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Right on the money :))
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Picked up a big bottle of this juice. For me this works really well and I am planning to be wearing this a lot in warmer weather. I love the fact that it has the fierce vibe, yet it is different...
  95. Re: Discontinued fragrances on Ebay (Antidote, Envy etc.)

    Yep, that's another problem giving yet another dimension to the whole issue.
  96. Thread: Dumpster scents

    by JimmyP
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    Re: Dumpster scents

    Decants that I had gotten rid of: New haarlem, creed royal oud, creed millesime imperial.

    Tossed samples - chanel allure sport, d&g the one sport, guilty intense, bottega veneta, spicebomb.....
  97. Re: Discontinued fragrances on Ebay (Antidote, Envy etc.)

    Thanks for the input. Is there any more details on this IFRA thing? Would be nice to know ahead of these discontinuation, but there is almost never any certain info here, mostly speculations.
  98. Re: 1 spray of Avignon layered with 2 sprays of YSL M7 Vintage = Extremely Mysteriously Awesome

    Ha, gonna try this. I am a fan of both fragrances. My only question is - how does layering exactly work? Is it total of 3 sprays to one spot? Seems like a lot of juice at once..
  99. Re: Discontinued fragrances on Ebay (Antidote, Envy etc.)

    Yes, I think there are people who might pay the price but my guess would be that there are very few of them. Just to state the obvious, supply and demand economics imply that the higher the price,...
  100. Discontinued fragrances on Ebay (Antidote, Envy etc.)

    This is going to be a rant thread here lamenting the prices of discontinued fragrances. I was recently tracking some ebay stuff like Antidote, Envy, M7 and few other things (some new, some half...
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