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  1. Thread: Bloomingdales

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    Re: Bloomingdales

    I think it depends which Bloomingdales because the one that I go to carries Tom Ford Private Blends, Creeds and Diptyque. Maybe some others too.
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    Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    This is a hard one as I have and love all except MI and have been wearing all lately! They all work this time of year imo. My favorite is Aventus but VIW is a quintessential summer frag.

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    Re: Perfume recommendation?...

    Miss Dior, formerly known as Miss Dior Cherie? I'm no expert though so others may have better suggestions. :)
  4. Thread: Creed Aventus

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    Re: Creed Aventus

    I purchased from them about a month ago. Batch A42B12A01. It's a balance between the smoke and pineapple. Da biz!
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    Re: Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    ^ Wow, really? Ok people, the trip is over. Brought Alien. Thanks for all the input though! :)

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    Thanks! It was awesome.
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    Re: Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    Obviously people don't read threads here before posting replies...

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    I didn't recieve any compliments while wearing it but I enjoyed wearing it and I opened a ton of...
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    Re: Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    Aw, man didn't see this until now. I would have loved the opportunity to perfume hunt while in NY. Oh well. I brought Alien. :) But I sprayed Aventus on before my trip and that evening when I went...
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    Re: Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    Well I can't take Aventus unfortunately...just realized it's 4 oz which exceeds the carry on liquid allowance so that eliminates that one. I'll prob bring Alien and SMW. :)
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    Re: Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    Ok, two for Alien, Thank you, thank you. Anyone else?
  10. Re: how many sprays for creed aventus do you use?

    Depends on the day/ weather/mood. Usually 2 sometiems 3.
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    Help me pick perfume for NY trip

    I am going to NYC on business this weekend. Going out at night for pleasure. I'm having a hard time picking just ONE perfume to bring! (How will I ever survive without my whole collection in front of...
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    Re: I don't smell Aventus on me whatsoever.

    It doesn't really project well for me either. At least not after the first hour or so.
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    Yeah, I'm definitely going to give it another try. At night. Though, nights can be brutal down here this time of year too. I am going to be in NY in a few weeks so maybe I can try it there where the...
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    Re: Just wanted to say hello!

    This made me lol.
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    Yes, it was a REALLY hot day and it just seemed all other notes burned right off the skin except the vetiver, which I don't dislike but it did come off as a bit sharp to my nose. I also think I just...
  16. Re: Safest place to buy Creed online.....US customer

    I recently bought mine from Fragrancenet.com....no complaints!
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    Re: Just wanted to say hello!

    Hello and welcome! Glad to have you posting!
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    FOO! You are a woman after my own heart. I could have written that myself, everything you said is exactly what I FEEL. And, guess which scent I am wearing/wore today? Aventus!! (My new fav). :) ...
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    The only one I've been tempted to own!
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    I think you should!!!

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    It is pretty awesome! Although, I'll know how I really feel about it this weekend after trying it on my skin. I so hope this works on my skin...
  21. Re: I am looking for some really good lavender perfume.

    I am relatively new too so I can only recommend what I know but Czeck & Speake's Oxford & Cambridge is a beautiful lavender with mint.
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    Re: Scent of the day Wednesday, April 10

    Hypnotic Poison for me....the pre reform stuff. Potent!
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    Re: Chanel Sycomore

    It really is luscious. I still have the card I sprayed it on a few days ago and it still smells good. Hopefully that is an indicator of it's longevity?

    I keep walking by and taking random...
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    Chanel Sycomore

    Is awesome! Warm, cozy, woods, fireplace, comfort, hugs <---- That's as eloquent as this review gets. Just wanted to share my excitement for my "new" discovery! The only of the Les Exclusifs that I...
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    Re: Scent of the Day, Monday April 8

    Today I'm wearing Oxford & Cambridge by Czech & Speake.
  26. Re: Fragrance you've been stopped in the street wearing

    Not in the street but I used to get told all the time by random strangers how good I smelled when I wore Jivago 24k. Haven't worn it in years, though. The only recent compliment by a stranger I've...
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    Re: Best Aventus?

    Hi, I don't think there is a way to find out which batch your sample came from but I recently purchased a bottle from fragrancenet.com (batch number is A42B12A01). I don't have much to compare it to,...
  28. Poll: Re: Givenchy Pi smells old and mature - Yes or No?

    Not old man-ish at all. Very sweet. Very creamy. Very delicious. ;)
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    Re: Any love for Creed Erolfa

    Thank you Dailey. :)
  30. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    Why thank you. :laugh:

    Little anecdote to the OP: This morning I saw one of my male clients and he happened to smell good. What was he wearing? Actually, nothing special just some old spice...
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    Re: Any love for Creed Erolfa

    Funny you should ask, I just smelled this yesterday for the first time. Only on a test strip though. My first impression? Nice, but smells very similar to Silver Mountain Water (which I already own)....
  32. Re: Can anyone recommend a good cologne that attracts the opposite sex?

    Opposite sex here :). Go w Aventus. You're welcome.
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    Re: Hello, coming out of lurking

    Welcome Wildflowers! Love the username. :)
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    Re: What fragrance do you never get bored of?

    I wish I had one. I love most of my perfumes but I get bored of even my most beloved if I wear too frequently. That's the beauty of owning a diverse (ok, relatively) collection. Get to alternate! :)
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    Re: Do you wear fragrance on the beach?

    Sure, yesterday I went to the beach and spritzed on some Silver Mountain Water. I don't always wear perfume to the beach as a rule. It really just depends on my mood. I recently purchased SMW and...
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Well let's hope that's the general consensus! Teehee.

    No, but seriously, I wore it today and not one woman randomly dropped trou. Sup with that? :(

    But seriously seriously, I wore it today and...
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Hey, thanks for the feedback guys! I did purchase a bottle because yeah, I do wear perfume for me but not ONLY for me. So I'll wear this one when I want but prrrobably skip it on a date! ;)
  38. Re: Vegas for Work - Any Places I need to Visit While in Town?

    Barney's has Le Labo and Frederic Malle too. Not sure if they are available where you are but I couldn't find anywhere here in Miami to test them so I was stoked!
  39. Re: Creed Royal Oud didn't like first try loved second try.

    Royal Oud is actually the first Creed scent I ever liked. Loved in fact, at a point when none of the other Creeds appealed to me. I remember I kept going back to test over and over again and was...
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    True!
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Thanks for yor honesty! That is what I asked for!!! :)

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    LOL....so, expect to be hit on by copious amounts of women? Groovy. ;) Oh, the dreaded batch numbers....I'll try...
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Went for it! (Took SO much convincing, huh?)
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Cool PalmBeach. VIW I have no doubts about...Very unisex to me but good to hear you've actually met several women (straight and sexy to boot ;) ) who wear Aventus. Now I'm getting psyched!
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    Re: Question about Aventus

    Thanks for all the good feedback, guys. Keep it coming. Glad I missed the rude comments. Aint got time for none of that here! ;)

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    Yes, I sure did. Appreciate the honesty.
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    Question about Aventus

    So, to my surprise I've recently become a Creed fangirl. It's surprising because I didn't like Creeds for the longest time and was of the "don't see what all the hype is about" school of thought....
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    Re: Question about Creed SMW

    Sure, it's A3511Z02.
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    Re: Question about Creed SMW

    After several wears over the last week it's very fresh and mysterious. Versatile, as I wear it day or night, work or play. I just love it. Fairly linear but that is ok. It didn't seem to last as long...
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    Re: Today I bought ~ February 2013

    Silver Mountain Water 2.5 ml
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    Re: Question about Creed SMW

    Awesome. I just purchased a bottle today. Can't wait to wear this stuff!
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    Re: Question about Creed SMW

    Ha. Thank you for clarifying. Guess I had good luck then because both times I tested it it lasted hours and hours on my skin.
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    Question about Creed SMW

    Sorry if this has been asked before but I couldn't find an answer: Does Creed Silver Mountain water come in EDP AND EDT strength? I am a bit confused because I thought it was only an EDP but I was...
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    Re: In Desperate Need of A New Scent

    For me, Carolina Hererra 212 comes to mind. They sell it at Sephora and if you ask them they will make you a sample of any perfume you like. :)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 3rd October, 2012

    Today I wore Lolita Lempicka.
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    Re: Something similar to an open fire smell?

    Le Labo Patchouli 24. Smells like a campfire.
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    Re: Mandorlo di Sicilia

    I bought this a few days ago. Love it! I think it's unisex for sure but leans a bit on the feminine side IMO.
  56. Re: Flowery fragrances on a man (women and men, I ask for your help)

    I have not smelled that particular cologne but being that it is classified as unisex I'd imagine it isn't too feminine and you wouldn't have anyting to worry about.

    In general, wear what you...
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    Re: Want to find a good vanille based scent.

    + 1 for Eau des Baux.

    Also Eau Duelle by Dyptique is a beautiful vanilla and Mandorlo di Sicilia by Acqua di Parma is a yummy edible vanilla/almond.
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    Acqua Di Parma Mandorlo di Sicilia.

    http://i45.tinypic.com/2vbtr8n.jpg

    Technically it was yesterday but the site was down so close enough.
  59. Re: How would you go about choosing a signature?

    Agree with this completely!
  60. Re: Do you where a fragrance if you are staying at home all day?

    Hell yes! I wear whatever I am in the mood for but usually I go for comforting, cozy scents.

    Also just like the others said, it's the perfect opportunity for sampling!
  61. Re: Do you where a fragrance if you are staying at home all day?

    Hell yes! I wear whatever I am in the mood for but usually I go for comforting, cozy scents.

    Also just like the others said, it's the perfect opportunity for sampling!
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    Bunch of samples from LuckyScent:

    Profumum Dulcis in Fundo
    Profumum Ambra Aurea
    Histoires de Parfums Ambre 114
    Le Labo Patchouli 24
    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
    Serge Lutens Jeux de Peau ...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Diesel Loverdose

    I smelled this at Sephora and thought it smelled like a younger, sweeter...more gourmand version of Alien.
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    Re: Talk to me about Shalimar

    What I have tried is the current EDP.




    Will do!
  65. Re: So is it really that damaging to have fragrances out of the box on display?

    I live in South Florida and have never had a problem with my perfumes going bad. Like Ken said, as long as they are out of direct sunlight, you shouldn't have a problem.
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    Re: Which fragrances do you layer together?

    Layering is fun. I used to layer Philosphy's Falling in Love with Angel and got lots of compliments! I say, if you can pull it off have at it! It's probably a good idea to start layering with simpler...
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    Re: Talk to me about Shalimar

    Interesting. What I am smelling in stores now is the opposite of smooth. Definitely curious to try a vintage one of these days. Thx!



    I'll keep that in mind. Fascinating how all the...
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    Re: Talk to me about Shalimar

    Oh weird, I was replying to my first reply and you guys posted at the same time.

    What I am sampling is not vintage at all. it's whatever is on the shelves at the department stores I go...
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    Re: Talk to me about Shalimar

    Yes. I have sprayed it on my skin and on test strips and it's always the same. Never a hankerchief but once on a napkin, lol. And it's always the first thing I smell, not a note that develops with...
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    Talk to me about Shalimar

    I have tried it so so so many times and every single time I get a strong burned rubber smell or....band aids! In theory it SOUNDS like something I would love (smokey vanilla) and I want to be able...
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    L de Lolita :)
  72. Thread: Tom ford

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    Re: Tom ford

    Hands Down Tobacco Vanille. But then, I love tobacco and vanilla. Second pick would be Noir de Noir.
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    Re: Do you keep the box?

    In the past I sometimes did and sometimes I didn't. Since being here I've made a point to save, not because I think it will protect the perfume any better but in case I want to resell it. I think...
  74. Re: Going from love to hate in a matter of days?

    First of all, LOL! "Bacon". Secondly, I'm sorry, I can kind of relate. That happened to me with Le Male. I came across a bottle and thought mmmm, this smells familiar yet comforting. THIS is what...
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    Re: Body Chemistry and fragrances

    I also think hormones play a role because some perfumes behave differently on me at different times of the month. But, that may be that hormones effect temperature/skin moisture. Dunno... :confused:
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    Re: different interpretations...

    Of course. I agree with this too. I am a newbie (in terms of understanding fragrance compositions and notes etc,) but I don't pretend to be otherwise... I wouldn't sit here and even begin to spit out...
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    Re: different interpretations...

    Well excuuuse me!:grin: Now that sounded a bit snobby don't you think? Anyone has the right to discuss their fragrance experience publicly, whether they are "educated" noses or new to fragrances....
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    Re: SOtD Tuesday, 4 September 2012

    Good afternoon! SOTD is Organza Indecence. My new love... :)
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    Re: Why do people want to smell like detergent?

    I used to be really into smelling like laundry detergent...or fabric softner? lol! It wasn't to smell alluring or sexy per se, it was more for the associations I had with the smell of fresh clean...
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    Re: Today I bought

    Organza Indecence...prrrrr
  81. Re: To find a Signature, or to wear a multitude ????

    I have several perfumes but I tend to go through phases of wearing just one. Somethims the phase will last a few days, and I'm on to the next. Sometimes it can last a week or two... Then I may go...
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    Re: Rank your favorite rose oud fragrance

    I am loving By Kilian Rose Oud right now. Next is Noir de Noir and then C&S Dark Rose.

    I really want to try Portrait of a Lady!
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    Re: Wrist Tattoos & Perfume

    Sorry to hijack, but just wanted to say that the man in the picture when he was young looks like "Vampire Bill". :laugh: Ok, carry on.


    Oh, and WELCOME! :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Fresh and minty?

    Oxford & Cambridge by Czech & Speake- a very "cool" lavender mint
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a good home

    -Clean 2.14 oz about 80% full -Claimed
    -Clean Provence 2.14 oz about 90% full

    Free to anyone in the US.

    Any takers just shoot me a PM.
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    Re: Today I bought

    Habanita EDT....first blind buy! Really excited about this one...hope it lives up to my expectations!
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    Re: suggestions for a new perfume

    I don't have any suggestion for you as I'm relatively new here but just wanted to give you a warm welcome to Basenotes! It's filled with lovely people who I'm sure will be coming along shortly to...
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    Re: Henri Bendel candle?

    I've never heard of that one...will check it out. Thank you.
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    Re: Henri Bendel candle?

    Thanks Palm Beach. I actually went to that Saks a while ago and they only had one bottle for sale, no testers, but she allowed me to spray some onto a card from the bottle. The SA said they rarely...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday, August 3, 2012

    Today it's all about Miss Dior Cherie... Used to HATE this scent and now it's all love! :)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to all the newcomers!!! :vrolijk_26:
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    Henri Bendel candle?

    Hi! I am looking for a fragrance that is similar to the Henri Bendel Vanilla Bean Candle. I think it's an absolutely gorgeous vanilla. I wish they made it into a personal fragrance because I'd...
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    Re: Just saying hello!

    Welcome to Basenotes!!! :smiley:
  94. Re: Hi, I'm a college student and I need new cologne.

    I don't think I am overestimating anything. I didn't say that a scent will attract and keep a woman. I said that it can serve as a starting point. The rest is obviously up to him. I've never liked a...
  95. Re: Hi, I'm a college student and I need new cologne.

    Don't underestimate the power scent has on attraction. A scent can't keep a woman interested but it can certainly attract her to begin with. It can also serve as a confidence booster for the wearer,...
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    Re: Looking for a solution

    Yes, I tried spritzing lighter. It's still sharp for me, unfortunately. But if I can't find the lighter stuff I'll end up working with that. I did check out a couple of bottles at the store and they...
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    Looking for a solution

    Ok, this is probably/definitely going to sound a bit anal, but I don't care dammit! :grin: I know this isn't an expensive or "niche" perfume, but it's still bothering me bc it is so rare that I like...
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    Re: My First Compliment/Compliment Stories

    That is awesome!!!
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    Re: male frags that can be unisex

    YSL L'Homme, Le Male, Dior Homme and Eau Des Baux all come to mind. I wear all. :)
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    Re: Fragrance recommendation please

    I bought Eau des Baux! So happy with my purchase and can not WAIT for it to cool down some in the fall/winter (ha! Yeah right, in S. Fla.) so I can wear it with abandon. Not that I have a problem...
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