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    Re: The older Dunhill fragrances

    So ...
    is Classic Blend the same as Blend 30?
  2. Thread: Your Best Deal

    by Ifti
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    Re: Your Best Deal

    Giorgio Beverly Hills Men (France) 50ml sealed - £10
    Giorgio Beverly Hills Men (dark juice - in the post right now - hoping its also France made) 118ml sealed - £14 delivered
    Dunhill Cologne - 3/4...
  3. Thread: Halfeti - EDT?

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    Re: Halfeti - EDT?

    Cheers folks!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Armani Eau PH,
    Bit frag'd out, fancied something cool calm and collected. Plus having worn this a few times in the summer heat, I felt it would work well in cooler temps, smoulders nicely with...
  5. Thread: Halfeti - EDT?

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    Halfeti - EDT?

    Does this come in a EDT ?
    Quite a few have popped up all at once on the auction bay - labelled as EDT from the images - yet still listed as EDP.
    One listing kind of clears this up stating they...
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    Re: My Favourite Fragrance Layerings.

    1 spray of Versace Dreamer wait for it to dry off - add 1 spray of Lalique Hommage a l Homme on top - smashes it. Tabcco Iris Voilet.
  7. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    Haha enjoyed your writeup of GBH's super powers @Joe :) Half tempted to waste an hr of my life creating a Giorgio Man character and costume on Photoshop!!!
  8. Re: Givenchy Gentleman was my 1980's teenage scent - does it still have the magic ?

    !!

    Have you tried Giorgio Beverley Hills Men, might scratch your itch. Admittedly I've got old versions, but it does have some cahonies in the GG vein .
    Btw, lots of vintages of both GG and GBH...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Felt like something with cahonies , Giorgio Beverley Hills Men. Also due to meet friends for a housewarming lol so good to gage some reactions!
  10. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Boss No. 1 from bottle at a discounters, lol gonna go back for a spray me thinks. Feels like something I could get along with
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    Re: International Necktie Day!

    Last time I wore a tie was to see the world cup cricket.
    Only seemed right, cream chinos, sky blue shirt, navy blazer and cricket club (stripe) tie.
    Fragrance was Lalique PH Lion .
  12. Re: Five Female Fragrances From Fragrance Houses Men Can Easily Wear?

    Lol
  13. Re: Five Female Fragrances From Fragrance Houses Men Can Easily Wear?

    Aromatics Elixir
    Youth Dew
    Black Orchid
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    Re: How is the longevity on Encre Noire Sport?

    Mahoosive.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Interesting! I did pick up one of these, tall HC version, but returned it - it was far from my expectation of a high strength version, resembling neither the original (grey box - pretrol leather) or...
  16. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Haha thank you :)
  17. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

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    So, I received this today! Dunhill 'Cologne Spray'
    Heart fluttered a bit on initial spray - don't know how old this is - but I thought stinker it's turned - alas patience is a sublime...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Dunhill Cologne
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Azzaro. Effortless
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Azzaro. "Loving you is easy..."
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Re CPM
    I half take the short lived statement back , the oakmoss seems to stick around for a few days!
  22. Re: Bogart Singature - worth looking for "vintage"

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  23. Bogart Singature - worth looking for "vintage"

    What say's ye?!
    I've seen some dark juice clear bottles of Bogart Signature and am thinking whether they're work the extra ££?
    ;)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Same!
  25. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Dunhill for Men.
    Real gooooood :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Guerlain Vetiver for a casual meeting with an artist and musician- I'm neither lol I just manage some of their printing ! Plus was forecast to be a clear day, but remained overcast.
  27. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    Pasha Cartier looks like the most sandal dominant in my wardrobe, shines in the drydown, really tidy stuff
  28. Re: I just picked up a vintage bottle of Guerlain Heritage (gold cap) and am wondering...

    Cheers!
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    Re: Dunhill Cologne / Dunhil for Men (1934)

    Pleasure! They both really good!
    Edit Dunhill for Men- more soapy woody than floral,
    Got it on now for my sotn- cant stop sniffing at it!
  30. Re: I just picked up a vintage bottle of Guerlain Heritage (gold cap) and am wondering...

    Ps what colour is the gold cap juice, not as brown as the new wood top bottles?
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    Re: Dunhill Cologne / Dunhil for Men (1934)

    These are two different frags.
    Dunhill for Men- soft woodsy floral
    Dunhill Edition- big smoky clove settling to a sophisticated mascule
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    SOTE: Carven Vetiver
    Harsh *ss opening makes one think this has gone off - settles into a dope smoky vetiver
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    Re: The Opening of Vintage Polo

    Lol I did the same earlier this week - I mean THAT drydown takes some beating!
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    Re: Dunhill Cologne / Dunhil for Men (1934)

    Thanks folks , WOOOOOOOHHHHH!
    Now I'm excited :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Fragrance That Captures This Mood

    Was just thinking this mesef trundling along in the rain. Havent worn it for ages!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pasha Cartier
    Becuase CPM was too short lived and I needed some ooomph on a rainy Monday!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Agree and congrats!
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Same - excellent but very shortlived.

    Now I'm really enjoying Pasha!
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    Dunhill Cologne / Dunhil for Men (1934)

    Are these the same thing?
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  40. Re: In Your Opinion What Qualifies as a Fragrance?

    If it comes in a bottle to be sprayed or splashed on ( for the purpose of fragrancing the wearer) = fragrance! 😜
  41. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Haha VCAPH does go on strong at first, and you can taste it!!! Settles down fairly swiftly thankfully.
  42. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Plus I never really got on with ENS, way too much laundro muskiness, gives me a headache.
    However equally surprised you had such a reaction!
    Lol Jack, I wafted Antaues at a French lass who works...
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    Re: Anyone ever had a dud bottle of Azzaro ?

    Yep sorry - to answer ( lol my previous answer was pre-coffee ansdwer!!) - no dud - had 4 so far - 3 new , 2 refiilable ones.
    I DID however sell on my first bottle of this (last year) without giving...
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    Re: Anyone ever had a dud bottle of Azzaro ?

    We may have dud levels of patience!! 😂😂😂
    Yeah I get the same sometimes from the cap and sprayer, just took me some time to let it stew (macerate) and now a few months later its flipping gorgeous!...
  45. Re: The Cap And Why, Caps That Would Have Been Better Otherwise?

    The in-built 'no-cap' caps (!) Are rather irksome
    Think one man show, Lanvin oxygen, VCAPH etc.
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    Seem to get a bit cloggy/stiff and not the best to give control over spraying etc.
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    Re: Refined Citrus Leathers

    Does Bogart Signature fit this description?
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

    Not deep vintage but discernibly different to current iteration.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Haha cheers- sure does hit the spot !
  49. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Polo :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Great stuff !
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    Re: What Fragrance Would..

    VCAPH / Pour Lui 😜
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD 2019

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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels Pour homme my opnion

    VCAPH is something right!
    I found after a few wears it's got a huge opening but settles down fairly close after about and hr or so.
    Huge hit of animalic and after the orchestra quits down the...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Giorgio Beverley Hills for Men- fancied some clout.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Is it Chanel PM by another name?
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    Re: Which vetiver? Or both?

    TdH - very versatile, great performance.
  57. Re: [Advice] Patchouli: Mazzolari vs. Lorenzo Villoresi

    Have you tried some patchouli dominant frags like Giorgio Beverley Hills for Men / Givenchy Gentleman?
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo: Old vs New or Alternatives?

    Just putting this one as SOTE - this thread inspired me to pull it out :)
    My word that is one h*llish opening - I can understand some smelling this right off on a sample or in store - thinking uh...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    My sotn yesterday was Paco PH ( just one you get a hankering for!) . And had resolved to make it my scent of the day today, however, it has been raining nonstop and there a break with a little...
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    Re: Using an eye dropper for my splash bottles

    :laugh:
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    True say McGoo.
    Maybe I'll find another forum to spend a year in! Can't be Badger&Blade as I'm a number 3 - 5 stubbly kinda guy ha!
    Get to know what I have - curb the "want more want it now" voice...
  62. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Gettin' some air into new bottle of silver top Guerlain Vetiver.
    Surprised it was so potent and right on straight from first sprays - lasted till morning easily :)
  63. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Top drawer :)
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    Reiterating I'm by no means experienced much in ouds and sandalwood - but I've been using this of late as a room fragrance ( onto fan heater BEFORE switching it on!) - really does remind me of CdG...
  65. Re: Bentley Momentum Intense or Lalique Hommage Voyageur

    Excellent word. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sure is! - one of the very few that have NOT been blind buys - from first testing, to not being able to pass a 'mall' without trying it again to full purchase!
    I'm probably most certainly doing that...
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    Re: There's a fire, you can take only one.

    :lolk:
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    Re: There's a fire, you can take only one.

    For aforementioned panick situation:
    stash of Pour Lui ODLR.
    Digressing , all my frags occupy 1 shelf about 50x50 so now this has been mentioned, I'll keep a holdall to "supermarket sweep" them all...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pasha.
    Breaking it in, but wow it's so effortless a wear.
  70. Re: Bentley Momentum Intense or Lalique Hommage Voyageur

    Cheers thanks
    Lol might just get it to see what papyrus smells like!!
    Sounds pretty good , and agree cardamom is a swell note. Haven't really come across a Lalique that doesn't deliver to be...
  71. Re: Your favorite gentlemanís (smells like a gentleman should) fragrances?

    This is a difficult question!
    Many of the ones suggested I'd second
    Polo - no nonsense old school gent
    Chanel PM - strikes me as suited to the tweed wearing gent , the one who wears wellies to...
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    Re: Aventus the next Cool Water?

    I went to a Creed counter today, I don't know why really, just for schadenfreuder type kicks ha!
    To see what "*^&(%*X" the SA might spout. Terible I know! - "ooooh its really good, I reallly love...
  73. Re: Bentley Momentum Intense or Lalique Hommage Voyageur

    For some reason this (Voyageur) is back on my radar - I'm liking the idea of cardomom, patchouli and vetiver and "Very masculine and modern which is a rare combo these days." However the mention of...
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    Re: Best purchase you made in last 6 months?

    For value prolly the 2 yes 2 made in france vintage Giorgio Beverley Hills Men and Silver Top Azzaro ( for the price of a normal new 100ml)
    For darn good smellness, Worth PH Original aftershave &...
  75. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tabarome Milleseme : um... not for me.
    BdP (again!): pretty classy, mega blend, smooth. Tried it again for the Lalique PH comparisions - still not getting that at all.
    Not convinved yet by any of...
  76. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Sandalo Lorenzo
    Interesting.
    Find sometimes spice/pepper turns rancid on me, that was my initial. Also reminded me of getting off the plane in a hot eastern country for the first time. Good n...
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    Re: Tom Ford lavender extreme

    Didn't do nuffin' for me. From what I remember, good blast of opening then it was like baby lotion.
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    Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    I was the same, it was relegated to sale pile, however its won me over. Strange beast so it is. Keeps one coming back for more.
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XXI

    I shall not reveal my (Austin) Power(s) ! :laugh:
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    Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    Very true
  81. Re: Cheap 80s powerhouses - One Man Show vs Krizia Uomo vs Oscar Pour Lui vs Tsar vs Aramis vs etc

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    Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    I'd say ŗye!
    Agree with posts about top n middle, base is lacking a bit, but I think it's part of the package, maybe its be just too much if amped up, rather as it is, does dry down to a nice...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    VCAPH
    After scrubbing of Givenchy Gentleman ( just wasnt hitting the spot this morning!)
    Plus still wearing this one in.
    Has a bracing opening that got me going this morning
    After a few wears...
  84. Re: Fragrances in your collection with similar scents.

    Lol I think I'm coming round to this. GBH seems to have much more going on. I actually put on GG this morning, but swiped it off... 🥴
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    Re: Most worn in September and Third Quarter of 2019

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  86. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Etro Gomma : lol added here as its "unisex"- its good stuff. Is it the Jasmine that give sit that little bit dirty smoky "mysterious" vibe or is that an Etro house note?!
  87. Re: Fragrances in your collection with similar scents.

    Givenchy Gentleman & Giorgio BH - a non perfume person would probably just think they're the same!
    Not similar but have some crossovers Paco Rabanne PH <> Patrick <> Worth PH
  88. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Etro Gomma: Wowzers! Pretty neat thing this is . I'm getting all the descriptors in the positive reviews : Mystreious, Addictive, Classic and Leathery / refined, complex / smoky, rich, mystic...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2019

    Etro Gomma: Wow!
  90. Thread: New beginner

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    Re: New beginner

    Welcome
    Sorry late reply - hope you've found your way to this part of the forum
    Fragrance DIY : http://www.basenotes.net/forums/15-Fragrance-DIY
    :thumbsup:
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    Re: What makes a perfume male or female?

    Smarmy amswer : whoevers wearing it.:laugh:
    Real talk :
  92. Re: question about demonsrator bottles on ebay - tom ford tuscan leather? could they be mixed?

    Interesting - often come across Testers ( not listed as testers- but you can see from images, either stickers or that have the note pyramid on them)
    Now do you reckon the majority of these are...
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    Re: 2 ml samples how many sprays?

    This
    I often use atomisers and such paraphenalia, most give 10 sprays/1ml
    ( however it can vary)
    (howevever however! those little branded sample sprayers are hit n miss - sometimes dribblers!!)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pasha : first full wearing :)
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    AdG on the gent next to me at congregational prayers. A tasteful application however!
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2019

    Back to the thread: Got a little stash ;-) working through:

    Dunhill Edition - really enjoyed this - spicy smoky and settles to a classy scent.
    Nobile Patchouli - pretty dank patchouli
    Boucheron...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2019

    Agree - solid vetiver this one. Bit of an expected "cheap" opening - but once it settles down I found it a rather nice nutty vetiver.
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    Re: Which Aramis is next in my collection?

    A good one!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Pour Lui - cause we threaded about it ( vintage forum) and today was just the right amount of gloom ( seems like my go to for rain n gloom) to wear this uplifting scent. Plus I'm a little more...
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    Re: Oscar de la Renta older versions

    Uncanny I feel much the same about it AND it's my go to for rain n gloomy weathers!
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