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    Re: Today I bought ** November 2009 **

    Two big 6.6 oz bottles Eau De Lalique.
    I adore this scent and do not want to live without it...I probably had to buy 10 of them, just in case it will be discontinued :)
  2. Thread: Tired..

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    Re: Tired..

    Wear some basic, non-offensive, safe, non-outspoken and generic scent for a while.
    Just nice smelling, a scent which is way too ordinary to even get bored by :)
    I am pretty sure it wil bring back...
  3. Re: What is your cheapest colognes that is currently in your daily rotation

    Eau de Lalique
    Lanvin L'Homme
    Lanvin Vetyver

    Love them!
    These are my favorite fragrances right now, most definitely will buy new bottles when they're empty.
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    Re: Today I bought >>>>> JULY 2009

    Today I finally received my bottle of Lanvin L'homme.
    Love it.
    Not the opening though, too sweet, but after half an hour or so things get better and better.

    Funky color though, this is my first...
  5. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    Cacharel Pour Homme
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    Re: Comme une Evidence Homme by Yves Rocher

    I can't get used to this scent.
    On a paper strip it smells nice, on my skin however it smells like a mix between Nivea deodorant and Autan insect repellent.
    Honestly, I am not trying to be funny.
  7. Re: How many of you have unused bottles in your collection?

    Out of the 15 bottles I own there are currently 6 bottles I never use and/or have used the last year.

    2 of them I no longer like and I will never like again: Azzaro's Chrome and Cacharel's Amor PH...
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    Re: Lalique pour homme - where to purchase?

    Well I just visited fragrancenet.com, checking the prices and I can advise you to visit fragrancex.com to get your Lalique much cheaper.
    Free shipping as well, you only have to enter "FREE" as a...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT >>> June 2009

    Lanvin Vetiver.
    I knew I was going to like this one, ignoring all negative reviews I just bought the nice looking bottle.

    Not very green.
    Vetiver?
    Very well hidden the least, I don't sense it....
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    Re: Eau de Lalique discontinued soon?

    I don't have a decant bottle, but maybe some spritzes in an empty sampler would do?
    If I can find an empty one that is...I will have a look :)
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    Re: Eau de Lalique discontinued soon?

    Ah ok, no 'worries' then :)
    Thanks!
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    Eau de Lalique discontinued soon?

    I really love this fragrance, so subtle and balanced.
    Recently I bought a 3.3 Fl.Oz. bottle, so I am fine for now, but I've found out that the online shop where I orderd it no longer sells it,...
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    Re: Looking For a Bitter Fragrance...

    Cacharel Pour Homme
    The nutmeg is pretty bitter.

    I second Jaguar,
    A bitter grapefruit note.

    Boss Elements is rather bitter to my nose, nice scent.
    Still some bottles available at...
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    Re: I love Mugler Cologne.

    I Iike it also, but it could do with a little less lemon, but that's just me of course ;)
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    Re: Comme une Evidence Homme by Yves Rocher

    Nope.
    I am sure I don't like this one and never gonna like it.
    It is way too 'musky' on my skin, it smells like Nivea deodorant for women.
    Applying it on a paper strip it smells nice though.

    My...
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    Re: Comme une Evidence Homme by Yves Rocher

    I have received mine this morning.
    What a great bottle!
    With it I got 2 Comme une Evidence Homme body shampoo flacons, 1 Eryo after-shave balsam and 1 Ginseng Actif moisturzing creme for free....
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 10 June 2009

    Eau de Lalilque again.
    Not much sillage for sure, but a very nice aura.

    And this evening I tried YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme, got a sampler.
    I have not much references (I just don't care much about...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 9 June 09

    Eau de Lalilique
    What a beautiful fragrance!

    Oh and just half an hour ago I tried L'Eau D'Issye for the second time (tried it a couple of years ago for the first time), I got a sampler with my...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT >>> June 2009

    Well I actually bought it yesterday:
    Eau de Lalique.

    Wow!

    To me it is like a better smelling Bvlgari Pour Homme with a lot more substance.
    I like Bvlgari but I always miss something when I...
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    Re: Comme une Evidence Homme by Yves Rocher

    I just ordered it.
    21 euro.
    As usually with Yves Rocher you get lots of free products with it, including a beauty bag, which I will never use, but it is nice though
    Yves Rocher is certainly a...
  21. Re: Most reputable store online to buy creed. Neimans doesn't have one I want

    http://www.celeste-parfums.nl/webshop/index.php/manufacturers_id/12

    Ships to the US.
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    Re: what is the best lemon scent

    How come the 'darling' of the basenotes community isn't mentioned yet?
    Mugler Cologne!
    Of all the citrus scents I have tried this edt (in my opinion) has the most natural lemon note and a strong...
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    Re: Fragrances that have actually made you ill

    Baldessarini (at the point becoming a severe migraine)
    Maxim's Pour Homme (stings the nose very badly, headache)
    Versace Blue jeans (that vanilla in combination with an undefined synthetic...
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    Re: Is Kenzo worth exploring ?

    Does Kenzo has its own recognizable 'house' smell?
    I am asking this because I am not fond about Kenzo Power, which I find nauseating sweet (or perhaps it is the musk used?), so would there be a big...
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    Fragrance similar to Cacharel PH

    Hi,

    I just love Cacharel Pour Homme.
    To my nose it has the right balance between spicy and sweet, in fact one of very few fragrances I know which isn't too sweet and still has a good sillage.
    ...
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    Re: Your Best And Worst Blind Buy?

    Best: Bulgari Pour Homme
    Worst: YSL Live Jazz (liked it at first, hated it a short while later)
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    Poll: Re: Men who wear women's fragrances

    I used to wear Maxim's de Paris in the 80's.
    Great scent, I liked it much better than Maxim's Pour Homme.

    Other than that I cannot come up with a womens fragrance I would like to wear, too sweet...
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    Re: Men's Cologne for Women

    Lancome's Miracle L'aquatonic
    In a way similar to Muglers Cologne, but much more 'perfumy'
    I like the smell, but in my opinion it is better suited for women than men

    Another one would be Dior...
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    Re: Brands you don't bother to sample anymore?

    For the main reason already given: there are so many fragrances on the market, why not keep it simple?
    So here's my list:

    Armani
    Because of all the fragrances I tried there are similar but...
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    Re: Best Cheapo/Drugstore scents

    With my recently ordered Cacharel Pour Homme I got a sample of Van Gils V.
    To me it smells like a better, less synthetic Versace Blue Jeans.
    It almost smells identical at some stage, although the...
  31. Thread: Best scent ever

    by nout
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    Re: Best scent ever

    Of all the fragrances I tried and owned (not a very long list):
    http://img.skitch.com/20090529-cn7p4ypu3fwfcab5ecg4xscap5.png
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle Award

    http://img.skitch.com/20090529-d6xb4th1bhebk624bd2j69qs4n.png

    The blue, shiny fonts "212" and "MEN" you don't get to see in real life, unless you place the bottle in front of a light source....
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    Re: Your 5 Biggest Disappointments Ever

    At the moment there is only one disappointment, but a very big one.
    A fragrance I liked very much, even adored and of which I wrote a very favourable review.
    Amor Pour Homme by Cacharel

    Now I...
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    Re: 212 to Lagerfeld Classic

    To me 212 Men smells like the discontinued "Nature" for women by Yves Rocher.
    A creamy, buttery green smell.
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    Re: Better than Terre D' Hermes...

    Was I just talking out of my neck?
    I tried Terre D'Hermes yesterday again and the dry-down isn't anything like DKNY Men, not even close ???
    The bitter orange sticks till the end, it just won't go...
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    Re: Who is wearing azzaro chrome for this summer 09?

    Metalic indeed, that's the reason I don't like it anymore
    I wish I could edit my positive review...
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    Re: Better than Terre D' Hermes...

    Anyone who doesn't like the opening and the bitter orange note of Terre D'Hermes but is fond of its quieter dry-down should get DKNY Men.
    I am dead serious (I am not trolling), DKNY Men smells...
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    Re: It's about that time again: Current Top 5!

    What's so funny about my post?
    I'm just curious :)
    Do you know the brand Zwitsal? or does the word "zwitsal" mean something peculiar in your native language?
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    Re: It's about that time again: Current Top 5!

    1-5 Zwitsal eau de cologne.

    A cheap Dutch/Belgian scent from a manufacturer of baby bath/toilet products.
    ($6 for a 3.4 fl.oz bottle)

    Do I wanna smell like a baby?
    No, but this eau de...
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    AMEN!!!!! Thank goodness it is not as popular as it used to be!! I can't stand it[/QUOTE]

    I second that.
    It smells like urine, honestly.

    Bubling under:
    - Joop! for men. An odd...
  41. Poll: Re: Which for summer: Carolina Herrera 212 vs Hermes Terre vs Escada Sunset Heat

    Never tried Terre d'Hermes, but 212 Men I like a lot, even better than Mugler's Cologne, a bit softer and understated, less soapy - the citrus note is less prominent.
    It reminds me a bit of Yves...
  42. Thread: Top 5 Most Wanted

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    Re: Top 5 Most Wanted

    Not 5, only two I have on my wish list right now:

    Bvlgari PH
    Mugler's Cologne, my 2nd sample is finished

    With these two I'm done with fragrances for years and years, possibly found my...
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    Re: It's about that time again: Current Top 5!

    Not many fragrances in my wardrobe, but for now these are my favorites:

    DKNY Men: a subtle Earl Grey/Ceylon tea scent on my skin, starting to like it better and better.
    Cacharel Amor PH:...
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    Re: Links in finding hard to get fragances

    http://webshop.skins.nl/xcart/

    A Dutch site, reliable, I bought my bottle of Diptique's Tam Dao there.
    It also sells Creed, Serge Lutens and Floris.
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    Re: Similar to Minotaure (Paloma Picasso)

    There was a thread a year ago (which I found with the search option)
    To some Dunhill Desire for a man is quite similar to Minotaur.
    Maybe you can find a cheap bottle Axe Africa, to some identical...
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    Re: The No. of Bottles you have & want to have

    I own 8 bottles and I possibly will end up with only 5 when I have discovered my favorites.

    For now Cacharel's Amor is likely to be a keeper, a classic timeless scent - maybe a bit boring, but...
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    Re: What causes this stinky smell?

    Many musks used in perfumes are made of the gland of an animal, situated between its abdomen and genitals (Wikipedia), so a urine smell isn't that weird at all, probably the musk used in your...
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    Re: New Fragrant (possibly to find a signature one)

    Well I got me a lot of samples the couple of weeks, very glad it are samples and not (blind-bought) bottles:

    First the samples I didn't like that much

    Kiton men:
    Kinda nice.
    On my skin it is...
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    Re: What is the most long-lasting scent ?

    Most fragrances last long on my skin, but for now the strongest fragrance I own (I don't own much fragrances so don't take my experience too serious) is Lancome's L'aquatonic.
    One spray lasts a...
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    Re: one note wood fragrant

    Thanks guys.
    I'll keep the recommendations in mind.

    Although I like Tam Dao I don't think it really is the right time for it to wear, I'll try it on colder days, it may actually grow on me.
    ...
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    Re: Is Live Jazz a safe blind buy?

    I definitely don't think it is a safe blind buy,

    The grapefruit stays very prominent in the drydown, so do you like a sweet/sour mix?
    On my skin the vanilla isn't there at all, which could be a...
  52. Thread: Lineair scents?

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    Re: Lineair scents?

    DKNY Men
    Smells only a tad more bright and citrussy in the beginning, the rest is extremely lineair.
    Strong, very fresh and sharp (in a positive way) scent, it reminds me a bit of Joop's (pink...
  53. Thread: Armani Attitude

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    Re: Armani Attitude

    I got a sample of Attitude and it is a nice fragrance, I agree.
    I recently wrote a review of it.
    Never smelled B*Men, A*Men or Bvgari Black, but to my nose it's somewhat similar to Minotaur, though...
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    Re: Fahrenheit 32 - love it!

    Agreed in a way, I had this with L'aquatonic - liked it, hated it and now finally loving it when properly applied.
    But keeping an open mind to any fragrance you tested, out of the hundreds out there...
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    Re: one note wood fragrant

    I received my Tam Dao this afternoon.
    What can I say...it is not what I expected, but at the same time it is.
    Confusing.

    Yes, this really is a one-note fragrance, from beginning till end it...
  56. Classic French 'Eau Fraiches' and American 'New Fraicheur'

    I read a Dutch article about classic French 'eau fraiches' (Dior's Eau Sauvage, Chanel's Eau pour Monsieur, YSL, followed by Monsieur Balmain, Armani Eau pour homme, Dunhill Edition) in contrast with...
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    Re: Recommendations for a GREEN scent..

    I have a miniature of Lancome's Trophée and to my nose there isn't much green, it is all bitter lemon, musk and sugar, lots of sugar.
    Something very similar to other popular 80's fragrants: Armani,...
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    Re: one note wood fragrant

    Thanks.
    Well as an exception to the rule I like Minotaur very much, but only because its sweetness isn't sharp, it is nicely soft and rounded.
    When I compare this kind of sweetness with something...
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    Re: one note wood fragrant

    Hahaha
    Great post!
    Well Bvlgari is now on my shortlist for allround frags to try:

    Bvgari Pour Homme
    Terre d'Hermes
    Gucci Rush (if I can find one)

    A few green ones (if I can find them):...
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    Re: one note wood fragrant

    Thanks guys!
    Most appreciated.

    I just ordered Tam Dao from an online shop.
    In my area there aren't regular shops that would sell Diptyque so I just have to hope and pray I'll like this one...
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    one note wood fragrant

    I already posted a thread in search of an allround, maybe signature scent.
    It already taught me a lot about my preferences and taste, thanks to the guys who kindly replied with some good advice.
    ...
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    Re: Archaeologists recreate ancient perfumes

    I don't think I'll ever want to wear Napoleon's perfume.
    Fragrants that time possibly were much heavier
    Because of the poor hygiene people were used to heavy smells and to really cover up funky...
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    Re: New Fragrant (possibly to find a signature one)

    Thanks again for the responses.
    Guerlain's Habit Rouge is difficult to find, but I'll keep this one in mind.

    Same with Adolfo Dominiquez Vetive Hombre L'Occitane's Vetyver and Balmain's Monsieur...
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    Re: New Fragrant (possibly to find a signature one)

    Thanks MisterK.

    I think little by little I'm getting a better picture of what I like/will like.

    Gucci Nobile sells for €60, which would be something like $70 in the US for a 125ml (4.2 FL.OZ)...
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    Re: New Fragrant (possibly to find a signature one)

    Thanks! I appreciate this.

    Terre 'dHermes is on my shortlist...it actualy was already :)
    The only Gucci's I can get over here are Envy, Pour Homme and Nobile, no Rush unfortunately.
    Having read...
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    New Fragrant (possibly to find a signature one)

    Hi,

    I am new to this forum and I would like some advice.
    First of all let's start with my taste...or my lack of a signature smell right now.

    I own:
    Minotaure
    I love this one, warm, rich and...
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