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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I really like GIT. Perhaps my favorite from Creed, along with Aventus.
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    Re: I'm done with Bond No. 9

    Sorry to hear about your bad experience with them.
    Personally not a big fan of their fragrances.
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    Re: What cologne would James Bond wear?

    +1 GIT

    Sophisticated, refined, never trying too hard.
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Your statement assumes that all 'cheapies' are cheap because they are in some way inferior to the costlier ones.
    So there's something called as a 'brand', and I think the costlier ones sell for...
  5. Re: Help me find my signature scent-long post ahead

    I have a somewhat similar taste as you, hence I think you might like these (do try them):
    - YSL La Nuit de L'homme
    - Terre d'Hermes
    - Bond No.9 New Haarlem
    - Creed Green Irish Tweed
    - Gucci Pour...
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    Re: Recommend some Woody-Spicy fragrances

    Those are some great recommendations folks! Thanks a ton!
    Unfortunately, due to availability issues, many of these wonderful fragrances mentioned above are difficult to find here in India.
    ...
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    Recommend some Woody-Spicy fragrances

    Hey,

    So I was going through Fragrantica and noticed the fragrances I love majorly fall in the Woody-Spicy category. I own and love these:


    Terre d' Hermes
    La Nuit de L'homme
    Gucci Pour...
  8. Re: Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    Thanks everyone for taking out time to reply.
    You are right - it's not worth it to save some money and always be doubtful about the authenticity of the product.
    So not bothering with this one.
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    Re: Creed GIT or DHI

    +1
    Everyone would have a different opinion on this. Depends on what you're looking for.
  10. Re: Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    Absolutely! And you know why this caught my attention?
    Because I'd read somewhere that smaller sized bottles are harder to fake. And 100 ml (3.4oz) is the most faked size.
    And it makes sense....
  11. Re: Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    That definitely caught my attention too.

    One more thing was that the seller doesn't accept 'Cash on Delivery' (CoD has become a recent phenomenon in India and it is surely one way of telling an...
  12. Re: Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    Guys thanks a ton for taking out time to reply.
    This thread caught my attention (esp post #16)
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/373629-Is-this-authentic-or-fake-Bleu-De-Chanel


    And this video -...
  13. Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    So I stumbled upon this site in my country (India)
    http://unboxed.in

    269492695026951269522695326954

    Points to note:
    1) The seller's selling at almost half the prices that you get in Chanel...
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    Re: Group of indian scentheads!!!!!!

    Where do we stand? :D
  15. Poll: Re: POLL : Best/Favorite Amber based fragrance based on overall scent/projection/longevity/complimen

    Ambre Sultan.
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed vs Cool Water

    Depends how much money are you willing to spend on it.
    To an untrained nose (that is, an average nose), they would smell pretty much the same, unless of course, you tell them you're wearing the $200...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

    Terre d'Hermes.
  18. Re: Recommend me a nighttime, going out type fragrance

    +1 La Nuit de L'homme
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    Re: Scent for wedding reception

    Any of GIT/ Blue de Chanel/ L'homme will be good. Pretty much liked by everyone.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite tea?

    Gucci Pour Homme II.
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    Re: Fragrance for a day at the Ball Park?

    This!
  22. Re: Faithful No Longer: Newbie Looking for New Fragrances

    Well, I guess you could and would do well with a bit of sweetness in the second fragrance, and/or something that smells classy.
    +1 Chanel Egoiste
    +1 YSL L'homme
    +1 Dior Homme Sport
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    Re: Time to play a little game...

    Gucci.
    Get GPH-I and Nobile back.
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    Re: If only it lasted longer?

    +1 D&G The One.
    If only it lasted longer.
  25. Re: Can you check my modest wardrobe and see what I can use for formal or professional events?

    +1 La Nuit de L'homme
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    Poll: Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Pure Parfum?

    The EDT for its versatility.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Terre d'Hermes
    Gucci Pour Homme II
    Bleu de Chanel
    A*men Pure Malt
    D&G Pour Homme
  28. Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Totally agree with this!
  29. Re: What fragrances have you worn day after day?

    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme.
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    Poll: Re: Best summer fragrance

    Versace Eau Fraiche is a very good choice for a summer fragrance.
    If you want something that works year round, Gucci Pour Homme II and YSL L'homme are excellent choices.
  31. Re: D&G Pour Homme (Made in UK version) - Fake?

    Hey,
    Thanks for the reply. You sure about this?
    Why does checkcosmetic.net fail in this case?
  32. Re: D&G Pour Homme (Made in UK version) - Fake?

    Hey, thanks for the reply.
    Yes, it does smell as I expected. As far as the longevity goes, it has been on my skin for 4.5+ hours now, and smells as expected and as wonderful (that settled down...
  33. D&G Pour Homme (Made in UK version) - Fake?

    Hi,

    I recently acquired a 4.2oz bottle of this fragrance from a local seller.
    Upon its arrival, I thoroughly inspected the packaging (the wrap was neat with a 'Dolce & Gabbana in blue cirle on...
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    Thanks for all the replies. Now, I tried its...

    Thanks for all the replies.
    Now, I tried its sample and kind of liked it, especially because the opening is not as harsh as that of the original A*men.
    Though, I found it linear (it didn't change...
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    A*Men Pure Malt - Rate it!

    Hi,

    How do you rate (on a scale of 1 to 10) Pure Malt on the following parameters?

    1) Scent alone
    2) Projection
    3) Longevity
    4) Versatility
    5) Compliments
    6) Overall rating
  36. Re: Seeking: TdH, Egoiste, LIDGE, Dior Homme Intense, La Nuit De L'Homme - Partial or Full

    Updated wanted list.
  37. Poll: YSL L'Homme vs D&G The One vs Armani Code

    Hi,
    Please rate these 3 fragrances on the following parameters:
    1) Scent alone
    2) Longevity
    3) Wearability
    4) Versatility
    5) Overall Best Fragrance
  38. Legit sites that ship samples internationally

    Hi,
    I'm looking for legit sites that ship samples internationally, as there are none in India.
    Please recommend some.

    Thanks.
  39. Re: Have GPH-2, AdG ; Should I get Bvlgari PH, L'eau d'Issey ?

    Thanks for the reply.
    How do you compare GPH-2 to Bvlgari PH, since both are tea-based scents?
    So if I have GPH-2, would it be redundant (if they smell very similar) if I get Bvlgari PH?
  40. Have GPH-2, AdG ; Should I get Bvlgari PH, L'eau d'Issey ?

    Hi,
    My fragrance collection has Gucci Pour Homme-2 and Acqua di Gio.

    My question is -

    Should I get Bvlgari Pour Homme, or would that be redundant? (considering the GPH-2 is a much better...
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    Where do you buy your fragrances from?

    Hi,
    Where do you guys get your fragrances from?
    Shopper's stop/ Retailers/ Someone coming India gets them for you/ Online websites?

    I'm looking for good and reliable sources (especially online...
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    Re: Is Strawberrynet.com a reputable seller?

    Hi,
    I'm new to fragrances and this wonderful community. I've a small collection and have bought everything inside India only.
    But, the prices here are very high and choices low. So, I'm considering...
  43. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    Thank you all. That's really helpful.
  44. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    That's really helpful.
    Thanks a ton!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 22nd, 2013

    Gucci Pour Homme II.
  46. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    I know. Here, not many people are aware of it, though. Only a fraction of the population uses fragrances, for that matter.







    Now I'm confused!
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    Re: Please Recommend Genuine Sellers

    Thanks for the replies.

    Any good sites that ship internationally (and will mark items as gift, etc) without any hassles?
    And, any good Ebay sellers?
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    Re: Please Recommend Genuine Sellers

    Hi,
    Thanks for the reply.

    Have you (or anyone else here) had experience with Universal Perfumes & Cosmetics? The prices are good!
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    Please Recommend Genuine Sellers

    Hi,
    I'm from India, and fragrance prices here are pretty high, which has refrained me from buying here.
    So, I'm interested in buying from online sellers.

    I request people who've had experience...
  50. Re: A good addition to my existing collection?

    Sycomore would be a bit too indulging, don't you think? :P
    How about Dior Homme or Chanel Egoiste?

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    Totally agree with you here. Thanks for the words of wisdom! :)
  51. Re: A good addition to my existing collection?

    More suggestions please?

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    Just to give some info, out of my collection, I just love GPH-2 and TdH. I guess I'm more towards spicy and tea-based scents.

    One question: Which...
  52. Re: A good addition to my existing collection?

    Thanks.

    How do you consider these for additions - Chanel Egoiste, One Million, Gucci PH-1 (supposing it's available)?
  53. Re: A good addition to my existing collection?

    Many thanks.
    And how does Bvlgari Pour Homme fair?
  54. Re: A good addition to my existing collection?

    Thanks for all the replies.
    I'm not restricting myself to a particular house or brand, so I'm open to all suggestions and recommendations. :)

    Do you recommend anything from the Bvlgari line?
  55. A good addition to my existing collection?

    Hi,
    I'm new to this wonderful community, and my existing collection includes - Terre d'Hermes, Gucci Pour Homme-2, Dior Homme Sport, Acqua di Gio, and Le Male.

    What do you recommend adding to...
  56. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    I agree with you. I just wanted others' opinions on it also.

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    DHS it's gonna be, then.
    Thanks guys. Much appreciate it.
  57. Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    Hi,
    My humble collection includes - Gucci Pour Homme 2, Acqua di Gio, Terre d'Hermes, Dior Homme Sport, and Le Male.
    As the topic says, what do you recommend? Basically, what would my someone...
  58. Re: experience in importing used perfumes from basenoters

    I wanna know this too!
    Anyone who could enlighten?
  59. Re: Terre d'Hermes - Does this look genuine?

    So I met the seller, and he let me spray it.
    It smelled exactly like I'd smelled the genuine one in a mall.
    Upon inspecting the bottle myself, I found no signs of it being a fake one. It all looked...
  60. Re: Terre d'Hermes - Does this look genuine?

    Diogenes65, thanks for the reply.
    As the bill says, it was bought around 9 months back.
    He said he stored it in a closed cupboard.

    I'm thinking on the same lines. If I decide to go ahead with...
  61. Terre d'Hermes - Does this look genuine?

    Hi,
    I came across an advertisement in my city's local OLX.
    Here is the ad:

    http://newdelhi.olx.in/terre-d-hermes-edt-50-ml-used-iid-457897809

    (Price: Around $50 USD <-- 1USD = 50 Indian...
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    Re: Group of indian scentheads!!!!!!

    I'm in too. :)
  63. Seeking: TdH, Egoiste, LIDGE, Dior Homme Intense, La Nuit De L'Homme - Partial or Full

    Hi,
    As mentioned in the topic, I'm looking for these bottles, partial or full, tester or otherwise.
    Those who have are looking to sell these fragrances, please reply.
    Thanks.
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    A Day Looking for Fragrances!

    Greetings folks!

    So I just went out to try out and see for myself some fragrances.
    Here's what I tried, and what I think about them:

    1) Gucci PH II - Absolutely beautiful fragrance! However,...
  65. Big Brands at crazy prices - Does this Look Genuine? Help!

    Hi,
    Because of the limited options of purchasing good quality fragrances at affordable prices in India, I thought of searching on eBay, and came across this seller. He has damn low prices and a good...
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    Re: Recommend a Fragrance for Everyday Wear

    Thanks for the excellent suggestions!
    I will go and try out the ones you said, of course if they're available in stores.

    More suggestions please?
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    Recommend a Fragrance for Everyday Wear

    Hello,
    I'm a newbie here. To give you a brief background of my tastes, I tried Acqua Di Gio for my first fragrance after hearing of its popularity everywhere, and also because it's not THAT common...
  68. D&G Pour Homme - really liked it- what else should I look at?

    Hello everyone :)
    I went to test out Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme today after reading all the reviews, and I so love the smell. It's there on my wrist as I type this, and I can see myself smelling it...
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    Tester bottles - Advice needed

    Hey guys
    I found out the following Ebay shop in my country. Check it out :-

    http://shop.ebay.in/gr8_perfumedeals/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=25

    The point is that all the colognes this...
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    Re: Looking for a first fragrance

    Ok so my friend got AdG exchanged for a Le Male. The problem here with the retail shops is that they don't refund your money - you can buy something else in its place. And no better ones were...
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    Re: Looking for a first fragrance

    The problem here is that there are no good stores where I can get samples from. There's a chain by the name of "Shoppers' Stop" where PROBABLY I might be able to try those then and there itself....
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    Re: Looking for a first fragrance

    --Double post--
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    Re: Looking for a first fragrance

    I tried Le Male today (not on me, but on a card). Found it very sweet, and catchy.
    It smelled very strong at opening.
    Can anyone tell me is it because of the hot weather here? (It's around 35...
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    Re: Looking for a first fragrance

    Thanks for the excellent suggestions guys. :)

    I'm considering the following :-
    - Terre D'Hermes
    - Guerlain Vetiver
    - Le Male

    Rompip, thanks for the recommendation of L'eau Bleue D'Issey.
    I...
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    Looking for a first fragrance

    Hello everyone, a newbie here. :)
    I came across this site in Google search, and I must say the content is of absolutely high quality here, more so the people. :P

    I was gifted an Acqua di Gio by a...
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