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    Re: CH Men.....blind buy ?

    Thanks guys, Kaern, what are you meaning tho? Isn't the original the leather like coat on the cologne with the red ribbon drawn in the middle? There is another look with the "CH" on the bottom right...
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    CH Men.....blind buy ?

    Thinking of doing so because there is no tester in town or in the LA area, so am basing it on all the youtube reviews and that it's sweet, gets compliments. I like Body Kouros (top), Givenchy Pi,...
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    Re: Better than AdG - Blue Touch?

    Thanks for insight, what's the main difference? I am looking for that fizziness 7up drink overtone Armani has...any cologne like that but less pricey (aside from 360 red - that has a an atrocious...
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    Better than AdG - Blue Touch?

    Did a random search for "better than Aqua di Gio" and people were saying Blue Touch by Frank Oliver was like AdG but smelled even better..has anyone sniffed this one? Is it aquatic like AdG as that's...
  5. Re: Midnight in Paris Edp : really gem or good mainstream?

    MiP or Caroline Herrera CH Men if the goal is: cold night, windy weather, and you wish to smell sweet and vanilla like, but a breathable, light vanilla, nothing overtly cloying or sweet
  6. Re: Leaher Jacket and White cotton candy scent.....

    Are ere any stores in LA area that sell CH men or have a tester to sniff? I really wanna try before buy....
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    Re: CH Men - Where to buy??

    Is the red ribbon bottle the original non-reformulated one then? Or does the reformulation have a red ribbon on it too....it was confusing, I just want the original CH Men, I heard the newer one has...
  8. Leaher Jacket and White cotton candy scent.....

    I read some people ascribing this scent to a fragrance and thought to get some input on what colognes would match this combination. Anyone have any thoughts on what colognes? Think a brown leather...
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    Re: CH Men - Where to buy??

    Does this one smell anything like Body Kouros or givenchy Play intense? I love vanilla and intense has that smell....is this similar, better etc

    I read people saying it smells like a "leather...
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    Re: AdG Porfumo and AdG - any difference?

    AdG original has that fizzy 7 up smell which I really like, is there anything "better" than it in terms of scent like this?
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    AdG Porfumo and AdG - any difference?

    Aside from a nicer bottle that Porfumo had, there was no discernible difference scent wise between these two. Or I couldn't notice it as it was very similar
  12. Re: Perry Ellis Just Released the Best Designer Fragrance of 2015

    Is it only online? Called the PE store and the manager was clueless on this one. Also, these are the vanilla type frags I love:

    Givenchy play intense
    Body Kouros

    Does this cologne smell...
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    Re: Best Aquatic for overcast weather

    Hey monkeys I do care and liked your post it just seemed Sel Marin and such was real pricey and am trying to keep it mainstream or within a budget. Kenzo Ph seems cool I might check that out.
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    Re: Best Aquatic for overcast weather

    What is like aqua di Gio but perhaps "better" with that aquatic smell? Since I think AdG is the best if no one smelled it but it's overly used
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    Re: Men: what perfumes do you like women to wear?

    Michael for her by Kors and Narciso Rodriguez

    Flower bomb is also pretty sexy for a hot chick
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    Best Aquatic for Overcast weather

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    Best Aquatic for overcast weather

    I sometimes prefer white sky over sheer blue as its more relaxing and the scent can come through clearer. But what cologne fits this for peaceful, watery, fresh and breezy oceanic undertones? I am...
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    Issey Miyake, D&G Light Blue or Bulgari Aqua?

    So just curious if there's much difference between these three scent wise, but for a sunny day, white t shirt and blue jeans which scent here would convey freshness, aquatic and "breathable" the most?
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    Re: Jimmy Choo atomizer ...the best !

    Btw, one of the worst atomizers ever is Bulgari Aqua, great scent but horrible sprayer, anything like it that sprays seamlessly?
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    Re: Jimmy Choo atomizer ...the best !

    Was said in jest haha, tho I think most atomizers that are like Dior do have great juice, not all.
    Dior cologne is great with the cube too.
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    Re: Tropical night scent?

    Sunset Heat by Escada? Thought that was a favorite among many . The packaging even is tropical
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    Re: Joe Malone Scents

    I liked Black Vetyver it smells smooth and warm for a cold night out, but there are other brands less expensive and maybe better
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    Re: Jimmy Choo atomizer ...the best !

    Speaking of that pic I was considering getting L'Instant extreme, is the atomizer smooth too? Also is it vanilla gourmand type
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    Jimmy Choo atomizer ...the best !

    To me I don't care what the bottle looks or feels like because that's not the mechanism itself to make you smell nice...its the atomizer!
    And this atomizer when spraying is so smooth and...
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    Re: Scent of Soul Mates - Ames Soeurs

    It's a roll on scent and the only one I know from them. You can see it on amazon, It was super nice, smelled a lot of colognes and this one really made a lasting impression. Kind of dreamy, like in...
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    Scent of Soul Mates - Ames Soeurs

    Anyone smelled this roll on scent before? I was captivated by it, so fresh and a bit mossy, light soap, light musk, it was real refreshing. Touted as a woman's scent but smelled totally neutral in...
  27. Re: What fragrance would you match this image to ? ...

    ^Let me repost a pic, didn't want any chocolate in that image and I guess you might think chocolate is in there 'cause of the dark brown wrapping on top which may give the perception of chocolate. ...
  28. What fragrance would you match this image to ? ...

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_sTljLpxaeTE/TSObaYIKmEI/AAAAAAAAAKA/aQgfun0ZKaE/s1600/Birthday%2BCupcakes%2Bfrom%2Bbaked%2BPerfection%2B2.jpg

    Always wanted to know what fragrance would suit this,...
  29. Re: Narciso Rodriguez vs. Bulgari Aqua? Cologne for Warm days...

    Always wanted to smell NR Musc for men. Does it smell anything like the original or totally different? I see there are berries in the notes; hope it's not similar to Diesel's Fuel for Life

    Anyone?
  30. Thread: Perry Ellis M

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    Re: Perry Ellis M

    I was also gonna start a possible thread on this one; does it have vanilla in it? Compared to Play Intense, which would you prefer for nights?
  31. Re: Narciso Rodriguez vs. Bulgari Aqua? Cologne for Warm days...

    Blanc, your statements are spot on! Haha. I think NR would be good for overcast weather (an all white/gray sky, slightly cold outside), whereas Aqua would be more of a blue sky, hot weather scent.
    ...
  32. Narciso Rodriguez vs. Bulgari Aqua? Cologne for Warm days...

    Anyone here prefer one over the other? Smelled NR for Him a few times but forgot the vibe, was definitely a cementy-type or interesting airy dynamic.
    Was wondering if this is suitable for hotter...
  33. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    What about smell variation? Different scent with different strength?
  34. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    Would definitely like to, but on the internet there are 2 versions of the exact fragrance, the EDT and EDP; does the EDP version smell any different than the EDT? Where can we locate the EDP to...
  35. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    Thanks for that - do they have a decant of this too? Having smelt it, can you compare it to any other (perhaps mainstream) fragrances? And what exactly does it smell like if you can describe it...
  36. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    I just smelled Dior Homme (original) after some time and it just smells like it did at first - a scent of just a lipstick. Heavy iris or something. No vanilla in there at all.

    Definitely not...
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    I Love New York for All - Wow!......

    Just incidentally picked up this scent when browsing and thought this was a great winter night / indoor formal scent!
    Top notch vanilla cool down, with a tiny spec of spiciness. Think of a carnival...
  38. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    ^ Are you talking about the current DhI that are sold in the Dior boutiques? Because that is the reformulated one I believe. There was this hype between pre-reformulation and how the scent has...
  39. Re: Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    Thanks for some replies, doe anyone know if they can still recommend this if we really like other type fragrances? For example,
    Givenchy Play Intense (nice vanilla)
    Body Kouros (wow)

    These types...
  40. Want to "Blind buy" Dior Homme Intense. Need opinions....

    This is going to be a draw. I really, really want to get DH Intense, but no where around here carries it so it most likely will have to be a blind buy. Just wanna make sure if a fellow BaseNoter here...
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    Re: Dilemma between LIDGE and DH Intense

    Does anyone know which scent is more "vanilla-like" at the drydown? More sensual, or seductive vanilla mystery or lust at the end. Similar to like Givenchy Play Intense or along those lines... ...
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    Dilemma between LIDGE and DH Intense

    Right to the point, I have yet to smell both of these but am really wanting to and will need to blind buy one of them. Smell is subjective, and many people will prefer one over the other.
    However,...
  43. Re: Meharees vs. Dior Homme Intense - Which is nicer?

    Kende, any mainstream cologne to which you can compare Meharees? In-department store like, that is.
  44. Re: Meharees vs. Dior Homme Intense - Which is nicer?

    ^ Yeah for all purposes I'm talking about the current or reformulated DHI because the silver collar vintage is --nowhere-- to be found anymore, so there is no point to discuss it in my opinion if we...
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    Re: problem with aventus

    Aventus just smells like pineapple - I don't understand what the hype is about. For a night time scent, lets say, there are so many other better fragrances that would work - consider M7, or Pure...
  46. Meharees vs. Dior Homme Intense - Which is nicer?

    I know this question can be subjective, but if we have yet to smell either of these two, and our preference is for a fragrance that smells like a great gourmand, with a nice soft appeal to it, which...
  47. Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    You guys are talking about DHI, is this the current formulation or the one before it?
  48. Re: Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    Are we talking about the current DHI in stores now? The "black collar" around the sprayer I suppose.
  49. Which "Vanilla" here would be sensual, and great for Night ?

    If we are looking for a sumptuous, smooth and nice vanilla scent for night (not cloying), which of these fragrances would you recommend?

    Ignition - Lomani
    Sculpture - Nikos
    Midnight in Paris
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    Re: Best Vanilla/smooth, creamy scent?

    What does Midnight in Paris smell like? Which would be more sensual for nighttime use, that or DH Intense? I've never smelled either.
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    Best Vanilla/smooth, creamy scent?

    If we are vanilla lovers and want something that smells luscious for even daytime use (but mostly for cold days or nights), which scent would you recommend? Something mainstream would be nice, and...
  52. Re: I cant believe people think Cool Water smells like Green Irish Tweed

    edi
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    Narciso Rodriguez vs. Aqua Di Gio

    Something about NR is awesome, and that is the "wet cement" note! They took it all off the department stores, though, so it sucks trying to find it.

    AdG, well, its nice, but which would you...
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    Re: AdG, Bulgari Aqua, or Others?

    Where to buy this? No where online is it available, any link?
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    AdG, Bulgari Aqua, or Others?

    Hey what's up, so kind of torn here between this issue. AdG smells good and I'd like to get it, but a few things come to play: 1) Not sure if its long-lasting, and projects strongly; 2) Everyone...
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    Re: CH by Carolina Herrera....

    Scentimus which is more sensuous or luscious, as in captivating and draws you in I guess? Which has more vanilla?
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    CH by Carolina Herrera....

    Has anyone smelled this vanilla scent? I heard great praises about it and really wanted to know some thoughts on how it fares. Would you use it for night, or day? And can you compare it to, DHI?...
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    Re: Body Kouros vs. Dior Homme Intense (or L'I-E)

    I can't believe its DHI across the board, giving it such praise. BK to me is a pure lust bomb, and that's why I like it.

    I think I am going to have to sample DHI then or should I just buy it!...
  59. Re: Should I get Dior Homme Intense (the curret one)?

    Hmm lots of good responses, thanks to all. Everyone says its awesome, one even said the creamy iris note is amazing and they all love it, let me say what I like for a nighttime fragrance:

    Body...
  60. Re: Should I get Dior Homme Intense (the curret one)?

    How can I try it beforehand? There are no samples in public malls or such
  61. Should I get Dior Homme Intense (the curret one)?

    I really want to get this fraggie, everyone rants about how nice it is, however I remember reading here about the fragrance before being reformulated was the one to get. The current one though sold...
  62. Best "Cold night" or nighttime wardrobe Scent that turns heads...

    The scene is a cold fall night, formal, and the wardrobe is a nice long, wool or heavy jacket. Its not raining, but it is indeed chili, and a cold night, maybe in a nice metropolitan city.

    What...
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    Re: What is the best vanilla fragrance?

    Double Vanille is for women though, right? Does it smell feminine?

    I'm not sure if anyone else has smelled, but Vanillary by Lush was real good. That smelled very nice and smooth.

    Anyone else...
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    Re: Body Kouros vs. Dior Homme Intense (or L'I-E)

    Thanks for some thoughts, the current DHI that is in store then is that one you are all referring to? I called the boutique in NY or other areas and they told me they carry it; I remember or browsed...
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    Re: AMen Pure Leather??

    Interesting, will TM re-release Pure Malt anytime soon? Is it available anywhere? I only sniffed it once and really liked it.
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    AMen Pure Leather??

    Sorry if this was discussed earlier, but I just saw Pure Leather on Thierry's website and its the newest one I heard since Pure Shot and Pure Chili (both which sucked big time I thought). How does...
  67. Re: Perry Ellis 360 Red: A Defence of "Kockoffs" and Copies better than the original

    I love 360 red, but the atomizer is just atrocious. Very hard to press down, and not an easy going atomizer that presses down smoothly and soft like AdG's. The scent is awesome though, just the...
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    Body Kouros vs. Dior Homme Intense (or L'I-E)

    For night time scents, where the goal is to reach lusciousness, sensuality, and "lust," which of these fragrances do you think suits that goal? I sniffed Body Kouros and consider it the best one...
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    Poll: Re: Pure Shot now available online at Mugler USA for $85

    They need to replace this limited edition purchase with Pure Malt instead. No body cares about Pure Shot.
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    Poll: Re: Pure Shot now available online at Mugler USA for $85

    I bet its going to suck like Taste of Fragrance!! LoL sorry to those who purchased I am just curious. What is this supposed to be anyway, an aquatic fresh scent or something else?
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    I WANT this to blow Aqua di Gio, Bulgari Aqua, Issey Miyake out of the water in its own right, and be the king of freshness or aqua, but I just KNOW it will Not. :)
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    Re: DH Intense original..?

    Sorry I do not understand these date and month details...only thing I can know is black collar or silver collar. Strawberrynet sells black collar currently I presume? As for the dates...that you...
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    Re: DH Intense original..?

    Black collar is new version though isn't it Vince.

    So Prada you mean that black collar is really very close to silver collar? I know it may be hyped but I really wanted to sniff it. If for first...
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    DH Intense original..?

    So I remember reading left and right, haha that there is a now a black collar DH Intense that is not the same as silver collar, ad nauseum. Strawberrynet has DH Intense available to purchase. I...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Platinum Egoiste

    Platinum literally smells like a wet cardboard or something..very close to Cool Water. I haven't smelled Egoiste, can anyone draw parallels? What does it smell like or what other cologne is it close...
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    Re: How do you prononce your fragrances?

    If you're American I think the "kris-chian" dior sounds a bit more masculine or less wordy/less "accent-like" than kris-tee-an (which nonetheless sounds nice too).

    I just kind of like the...
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    Re: How do you pronounce your fragrances?

    Haha I forgot, Joop! - Jewp is great. I know its yope, but you know your American ways loves it so much better when you evade the french tone and override it with an american one and, gladly, and...
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    How do you pronounce your fragrances?

    Aside from mainstream obvious, ones, the ones I like to pronounce:

    "E-see Me-Yaw-kee" (Issey Miyake)

    Bull-gaari (some say Bool-gaari)

    Musk Ravajurr (Musc Ravageur)

    Yeef-Saan-Luh-Raan...
  79. Thread: IZOD Cologne

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    IZOD Cologne

    Got 2 (two!) of these in a box packaged at Marshalls for only 26 bucks! This is just as good as ADG in my opinion, and it smells freshly awesome. Anyone sniffed? Oh yeah they were both 3.4 fluid...
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    Re: "For Him" by Zara

    sumptuous, like a cream caramel cone but not niche, real interesting.
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    "For Him" by Zara

    Not to be confused with the original "Zara for him" as it now was changed to "For Him", this is an amazing frag! Has anyone sniffed before? I really like it. Much better than all the other ones out...
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    Re: Good Idea / Strategy here?

    Glad to see it enticed you too :)

    I myself can't predict which one would fare out best. All in all, I definitely am hopeful for the one that is the least "mossy/heavy coat smell" kind of a man...
  83. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    That's rather odd...no prior notice by TM. Will there by chance be a 3rd re-release?
  84. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    In that case when would the 3rd re-release of PM follow through...
  85. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    Btw, is 1270 by Frapin similar (or perhaps even better smelling to those who have smelled it)?
  86. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    Wow, that is insane. So this is the 2nd time it was re-released? :( Any chance again to be re-released for a third time around?
  87. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    Correct me if I'm mistaken, but PM came out this week judging by your post? I highly doubt that, its totally gone, can anyone verify.

    *Also: to those that love PM..how about comparing it to Dior...
  88. Re: Alright this really pisses me off about Pure Malt (Ebay price gouging)

    Correct me if I'm mistaken, but PM came out this week judging by your post? I highly doubt that, its totally gone, can anyone verify.

    *Also: to those that love PM..how about comparing it to Dior...
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    Re: Thoughts on Bond no. 9 I love NY for Him

    I think So New York is the best, and can easily be pulled off by a guy.
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    Re: TF - Tobacco Vanille as everyday scent

    Nordstrom sells this for 290 dollars. I firmly believe some colognes are just too high.
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    Re: Good Idea / Strategy here?

    I appreciate the insight but for me at least, there is always zero discernible difference when I spray on my wrist or a paper slip, as the frag smells the same either way. Guess its my good skin...
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    Good Idea / Strategy here?

    So after all the rants about certain frags, I decided to amalgamate the favs of many on these boards by ordering samples and then I will announce a verdict ;)

    From the Perfumed court, I will order...
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    CH Men - Reviews?

    Hey all, does anyone have any experience or smelled CH Men (Carolina Hererra)? I heard its a real good fragrance and very nice/sweet but wanted more opinions. Can you compare this please to some...
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    Re: Musc Ravageur-Sex in a bottle

    This is way too expensive I see. For those who rant about Dior Homme Intense, compared to Musc Ravageur, which is "better"? If that's not enough, which is more sexy, or warm-seductive as a night time...
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    Re: Where to buy Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur

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  96. Re: What are some of the best fragrance commercial videos you have seen?

    Indeed! I love the Horizon commercial, glad someone else found it nice too :). The music and scene just envelops me into serenity and tranquility.

    Quite possibly one of the best.
  97. Re: What are some of the best fragrance commercial videos you have seen?

    This one is great. I really like the subtle music and everything. The cologne is not what I expected, but nonetheless one of the best commercials.


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    Re: Sooo, I finally tested Musc Ravageur....

    What does this smell like folks! I always wanted to know..can you be precise? And is there a less expensive alternative out there that smells very similar to this? And perhaps even -better- if you'd...
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    Most "Seductive" Fragrance..

    This may have been posted elsewhere, but in your view what is the one fragrance that screams "seduction" or an enticing, warm and lusty approach?

    Night time, semi-formal. Thanks! Oh yeah, keep...
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    Re: L'Instant extreme at strawberrynet.com again

    When is it gonna come back again? Anyone prefer this over DHI?
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