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    Re: Australina BNers - Some help needed.

    Johny, I totally concur with what Renato said. Spot on. Definitely try the My Chemist stores along Elizabeth Street. They often have unboxed Body Kouros bottles. I managed to grab a 30ml bottle...
  2. Re: Amouage, Jubilation XXV 30 ML $50 bottle @ Beautyencounter

    I saw a tester bottle at Dubai airport which had faded lettering. The juice was amazing though. Am gobsmacked you guys got such an awesome deal. Wished I had gotten wind of it as would have jumped...
  3. Re: Ordered Guerlain L'Instant Extreme EDP blind, yay or nay?

    G'day mate. I tried the EDP version early last year in the UK, and wished I purchased it as I have not been able to source it in Australia since.
    The coffee been accord is definitely quite nice. I...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 5 Sept 07

    And again today...Cerruti Pour Homme (new).
    Enjoying this to wear to the office during the day. Kind of what I wanted Samourai by Alain Delon to be (longer lasting).
    Sarjeet
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    Re: NEW: Tokyo by Kenzo

    I havent had the chance to sample this on the skin as yet, but have managed to score some samples ready to try tomorrow. From the tester at the department store, I find it 'wearable' albeit not too...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, 3 September 2007

    Cerruti Pour Homme (new)
  7. Thread: Kiton

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    Re: Kiton

    Yes, a classy scent. I have not smelt this in awhile, but recently Kiton Black was launched here in the UK, which re-ignited my liking of the original.
    Smooth and refined....
    I only ever purchased...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15 August 2007

    Morning - Essencia Zegna Summer

    Afternoon (after gym) - Hermessence Poivre Samarcande....brilliant peppery scent. Its what I wanted CDG 2 to be but wasnt!

    Sarjeet
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14 August

    Rive Gauche Intense
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    Re: Sensual/sexy scents in summer

    Some not-so-niche, and hopefully readily-available scents to work well in summer :

    Bvlgari Black
    Allure Homme
    Rocabar
    Miracle Homme
    Bvlgair Soir
    Jaipur
    Very Valentino
    Emporio He
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    Re: Issey Miyake alternatives

    Hi there. Good ol' Issey. A great scent, but one that due to its overwhelming popularity I used to shy away from. As an alternative for those warm days I used to reach for the following :
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  12. Thread: Bargain week!

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    Bargain week!

    Hello to one and all! Great to see the forum back online, and for me personally its been awhile since I have visited. Excellent to get the nose back into things!

    Am now currently in Glasgow,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, August 7, 2007

    G'day from sunny 'Glasgow' (yup.....have moved here to the 'ahem' sunny shores of the UK for a few months....!)
    Been awhile since I have been on the forum, and, must admit, a pure joy to be back! ...
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    Re: Bulgari's new PH - Soir - First Impressions

    Hi all....sorry again about the long lapse in correspondence ;-)
    Just saw, and sampled this today....loved the bottle, as have maintained the original packaging to be one of my favorite...
  15. Re: What smells like Bulgari Black but lasts more than a few minutes?

    DZing by L'Artisan is the closest I found....longevity is okay.
    I find Black to be deceptively long lasting on my skin....maybe give it a another go and get someone to have a wee sniff of you later...
  16. Thread: Smells like Soap

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    Re: Smells like Soap

    Ahhhh yes....Mugler Cologne and Creed Original Vetiver....same bucket here.
    Gendarme does it also.
    I find a number of colognes reminding me of Imperial Leather soap.....wonder why that is ;-) ...
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    Re: Creed in Sydney, AUS?

    Hi Ged,
    Its a far shot but you may want to give Efragrance.com.au a call on their number.....ask for a guy called Larry (if he still works there). They used to stock Creed a couple of years ago,...
  18. Re: The ones that are so good you bought them agai

    Ha, interesting thread! Heres my pennie's worth:

    Roma Uomo(probably my first ever I re-purchased)
    Cerruti 1881
    Creed Green Irish Tweed (of course!)
    Bvlgari Homme (definitely)
    Very Valentino...
  19. Thread: Bogart Pour Homme

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    Re: Bogart Pour Homme

    Finally sampled this today.
    Interesting scent.....I find a kind of incense note somewhere in the middle. The scent is quite heady (as one mentioned below), and it did get to me after a little while....
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    Re: What scents smell like Quercus or Pleasures?

    Quercus had an element of one of the CK scents...CK One or CKBE.....that was my initial impression.
    Regards
    Sarjeet
  21. Re: Bond 9 New Haarlem smells like baking crumb ca

    Very sweet indeed.....reminds me of some Kenzo's Time for Peace....anyone else get this?
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
  22. Thread: GIT Overload

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    Re: GIT Overload

    Hey buddy! Ha, yeah glad you managed to give your nose a break ;-)
    Many many years back when I first sniffed and in love with GIT, I had bottle of Claiborne Sport in my collection.....i initially...
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    Re: refined, clean, sexy designer fragrance

    Blvgari PH or Extreme. Perfect.
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    Re: Just smelled Geir for the first time...

    Hi guys....hmm, been a couple of years since i had a half bottle of Geir swapped from some generous fellow basenoter...I did like it, but found similarities to Miracle Homme....having said that, at...
  25. Thread: Zanzibar

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    Re: Zanzibar

    Very suave, refreshing scent. Just wished that it had longer longevity. It is one of my favorite ginger scent.
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
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    Re: Thoughts on ... Emporio Armani Night For Him

    re - Discontinued?....have I missed something or is Night really on the way out? The local pharmacy here is selling it at 60% off and the department stores Myer and David Jones dont seem to stock...
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    Re: Watermelon fragances?

    Creed Millesime Imperial definitely.
    Enjoy,
    Sarjeet
  28. Thread: Kiton for Men?

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    Re: Kiton for Men?

    Hi mate.....well balance green scent, and highly wearable.
    When I first sampled this (a number of years back) I recalled similarities to Emporio He and L'Occitane e'd Badian....maybe there is a...
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    Re: SotD Thursday January 12

    Overcast on a summers day...cool.....Friday...Gucci pour Homme.
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    Re: Your Top 3 Scents Without Staying Power

    Definitely Yohji Pour Homme (the new one)....fresh, slightly marine like....quite modern and wearable, alas wished it would last longer. Still, had to pick it up from good ol Changi Aiport....
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    Re: Similar to Carolina Herrera for Men

    Many, many years back I tried Herrera for Men...my initial thought was that it smelt like Romance for Men but with a little pepper....i always enjoyed the dry down, however never ventured a bottle....
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    Re: Looking for a sweet fragrance...

    Some that you may have not thought of trying are:
    - Samourai by Alain Delon (sweet, lightly aquatic)....
    - Very Valentino (sweet and musky...i used to wear this a lot during uni days) and
    -...
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    Re: the night out cologne..

    Fresh, clean cut...Green Irish Tweed and KenzoAir....
    ....mysterious....maybe some Allure Homme, Body Kouros or Passage d'Enfer.....not too overpowering (ala AMen or JPG) but seductive.....
    I still...
  34. Thread: Arpege Homme

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    Re: Arpege Homme

    Nice scent.
    Definitely get the Anise on the initial spray....settles into a refined rendition of Envy.....i find it similar to Floris Santal (new version)....quite similar.
    Regardds
    Sarjeet
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    Re: Guidance on sweet/longlasting fragrances

    Body Kouros may fit your bill also. Sweet, has some woods and quite long lasting without being too offensive.
    Sweet with citrus I would second Geir and add Silver Mt Water....if they are...
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    Re: Christian Lacroix Tumulte

    Oh yes, plenty of cedar in this one. Definitely has remnants of Gucci Rush and Avignon by CDG.....is quite nicely balanced, and lasts for hours. Dont quite get the fig in this scent though....guess...
  37. Blind purchase : Sander Sport, Tumulte, or Canali

    Hello scent hounds....well, seeking a little "tip-over-the-edge" scent purchase decision!
    Am out to make a blind purchase of one of the following three scents:
    1) Sander Sport
    2) Tumutle Homme
    3)...
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    Re: More about Davidoff Silver Shadow.

    Tried this briefly the other day....like many of you, "hmmph"....the bitter orange adds hints of Boss in Motion...anyone else get this?
  39. Thread: Spicy Fresh?

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    Re: Spicy Fresh?

    I second Visit.
    I also find CDG2 Man fitting the bill......
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
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    Re: Sourcing Creed in Sydney?

    Hi mate...hmmm, dont know about Sydney if in Melbourne a couple of places carry it (at ludicrious prices!); one such place is DNA in the GPO building next to Myer.
    EFragrance.com.au used to carry...
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    Re: Best Kenzo for men?

    Kenzoair.
    I quite like Jungle too, although Air is a lot more versatile.
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
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    Re: Just tried Very Irrésistible for Men.....

    Tried this yesterday. Nice bottle. Dismal juice...
    Couldnt quite get over the initial notes.....reminded me of something I have smelt before yet couldnt quite place it...I could only best describe...
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    Re: Evening Scents for Warm Weather City?

    Hi there....these were my "hotties" for our summer (just gone...):

    - Gucci Pour Homme.....surprisingly great;
    - KenzoAir.....awesome;
    - Green Irish Tweed....of course;
    - Allure.....classic;
    -...
  44. Thread: Obsession Night

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    Re: Obsession Night

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    Speechless!..mate, you are a god send.
    Many many thanks.
    Sarjeet
  45. Thread: Obsession Night

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    Obsession Night

    Hi guys. Does anyone have any feedback on this?
    Your comments would be appreciated.
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
  46. Thread: Hugo Boss Soul

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    Re: Hugo Boss Soul

    Tried this the other day. Pleasant enough, not outstanding. First impression, I found similarities to Paul Smith London....anyone else? Didnt get to analyse the drydown though....
    Quite like the...
  47. Thread: SOLO by Loewe

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    Re: SOLO by Loewe

    Hi mate..dunno whether you are still interested or not but I just saw that strawberrynet.com now stocks Solo.
    Have you tried it yet? Would be eager to hear your views...
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
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    Re: Sander for Men "Summer" cologne

    Indeed, i also used to be a big fan of Sander.
    I saw it on strawberryney.com, and it is available online in various outlets across the globe.
    Cheers
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    Sander for Men "Summer" cologne

    Hi all....has anyone tried this yet? I am curious, although, in accordance to recent "summer" variations I am not holding my breath.
    Cheers
    Sarjeet
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