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    Re: SOTD Monday 5 March

    The very useful Gucci pour Homme.
  2. Re: is serge lutens,or anybody like him wearing .....

    On 23 June 2005 Yann Vasnier posted the following to Luca Turin's blog (Perfume Notes):

    "I`m so glad you like l`Homme de Coeur, this is my first creation for Yvon and Divine, and I am really proud...
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    Re: SOTD wednesday 14 February Valentine's Day

    On a cold winter day like today, I would normally agree with Dr. Creed and go for de Nicolai's New York or Luten's Ambre Sultan like Shadesofbleu and mikeperez23. But the weather here in Western...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5 February

    Patricia de Nicolai's glorious New York - particularly fine in cold weather.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, January 18

    Here in New England it's only 1:26 A.M., but I just had to report that I've been wearing Poivre (Caron) since noon (because I can only get away with wearing it when it's really cold), and it still...
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    Re: New York, New York

    Even as a big fan of New York, I have to agree that its powdery stage late in the top notes is not all that comfortable for a guy. I'm not all that fond of the citrus opening either. Consequently,...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, December 6th

    Today is cold, grey, and potentially depressing here in New England, so - for a lift - I'm wearing the more affordable of my two great loves in perfumery: Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: New York, New York

    I completely agree with Turin's heart of approval for de Nicolai's New York. This and SL's Chene are my two great loves. I have nearly emptied my 100-ml bottle of NY, which is quite a feat since I...
  9. Re: Tried Divine's Homme de Coeur and Homme Sage...

    I like them both. When my decants run out, I'm going to pony up the cash for a bottle of L'Homme Sage, but I'll do some serious thinking about the price before I do the same for Homme de Coeur. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22 November

    De Nicolai's New York, for the third day in a row.
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    Re: Holy Grail / Top five all-time

    I have found only two Grail scents so far:

    New York (de Nicolai)
    Chene (Serge Lutens)

    Three others that I like and wear a lot:

    Mouchoir de Monsieur (Guerlain)
    L'Homme Sage (Parfums...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, November 6th

    L'Homme Sage (Parfums Divine). I do believe I like this even better than their (excellent) L'Homme de Coeur.
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    Re: SOTD Friday, November 3rd

    Nice and chilly in New England today. Perfect for Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 October

    Chene (Serge Lutens)
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    Re: Going futher: female fragances for men?

    A couple times each winter, when the weather is really cold, and I know for sure I'm not going to be spending any time in hot rooms, I really enjoy wearing a couple of Caron's venerable classics for...
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    Re: SotD 29 Friday September

    Gucci pour homme (like Jesus).
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Friday, September 22

    How delightful to have Fall-like weather in New England one day early. Simply perfect for Gucci pH.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday September 14

    de Nicolai's [b]Balle de Match[b], a very mellow citrus (grapefruit and lime with a little pine) that lasts pretty well.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 27 July

    de Nicolai's Balle de Match.
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    Re: FRAGRANCE of the Day, Friday - 21. July

    Balle de Match (de Nicolai); holds up remarkably well in hot weather for a citrus.

    Sure hope our CologneJunkie gets that job.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 12 July

    Ooh! I wish I was down wind of Tigrushka today. I adore Après l'Ondée.
    I was less magnificent, but I hope respectable, in YSL pour homme (red cap).
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 23rd

    One more time with feeling: PdN's Balle de Match.
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    Re: Chene or Cherugi?

    I'm with the Exile, RJ and tmp00 on this one: Chene all the way! Definitely woody and the wood is unambiguously oak. With enough other mysterious "earthy" elements to make the whole thing my...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday June 22

    De Nicolai's Balle de Match seems to be holding up pretty well in todays 80-degree (ca. 27 C) heat here in Western New England.
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    Re: SotD Friday 16th June

    It's getting warm even here in New England. So, I'm back to PdN's Balle de Match.
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    Re: SotD Thursday June 15

    What fun! BeautyHabit tossed a sample of Idole de Lubin in with my last order, so I'm testdriving it today. So far, it seems a bit more female than I would prefer.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 14th June

    Second day for de Nicolai's Balle de Match. I never would have guessed that I would like a scent with grapefruit in it, but this stuff is remarkable.
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    Re: SotD Monday June 12

    Late addition, but for the stats: Gucci pH.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13th June

    Happy B-Day CO. Getting too warm for PdN's New York, so I'm wearing her Balle de Match instead.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11 June

    I celebrated this unexpectedly cool day in New England by wearing Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: Women's fragrances men adore?

    Although it's not particularly sexy, Guerlain's Après L'ondée is elegant enough to drive strong men mad.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31 May

    Yang. Really rather nice. Many thanks to Healer for tucking a sample of this little gem into the package he sent.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday May 30

    Another hide with L'Instant pH.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday May 24

    Guerlain's immortal Mouchoir de Monsieur.
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    Re: SotD 23 May Tuesday

    I'm with Gus, PdN New York.
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    Re: SOTD - May 21 2006 - Sunday (SOTDD 80's)

    Like JaimeB, Santal Noble (1988).

    Congratulations to his lordship the Vicomte.
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    Re: SOTD May 20 Saturday

    I'm trying to get a little more variety in my life, but some days I just have to go back to my one great love: Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday May 17

    Celebrating my last two lectures of the spring semester by wearing Chêne (Serge Lutens).
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    Re: SotD Tuesday May 16

    L'Eau de Navigateur (MPG). I cannot imagine why this lovely juice was discontinued.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12 May

    PdN New York.
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    Re: SotD, Monday May 15

    Patricia de Nicolai's magnificent "New York". A perfect pick-me-up on a soggy, cold spring day in New England.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18th April

    New York (de Nicolai).
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    Re: SOTD Monday 10 April

    Gus and I are thinking alike: de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SoTD Friday 4/7/06

    Dante had an excellent idea; Gucci pH for me too. If I can't have a fire - on this chilly, damp, New England Day, I can at least have wood with a bit of smoke.
  45. Re: SoTD Wednesday April 5th 2006! A special day!

    Santal Noble (MPG). Aired out thorougly to get rid of the rather unattractive head notes.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 April

    Like the Vicomte, New York (de Nicolai).
  47. Thread: SotD 31 Friday

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    Re: SotD 31 Friday

    I am joining the rejoicing over the first day in the 70s by wearing Guerlain's Mouchoir de Monsieur.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29th March

    L'Homme de Coeur (Divine).
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    Re: SotD Tueday 28th March

    Jicky EdT - up the sleeves (promptly buttoned) so it lasts all day.
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    Re: SotD [Thursday, 16 March 2006]

    Late addition (purely for The_Love's stats): PdN New York.
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    Re: SotD [Friday, 17 March 2006]

    Arrggh! I don't have any greens that I like. So, Gucci pH.
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    Re: All time best Oriental/ Amber?

    I voted for Jicky just because I like it the best of all those listed. To my nose, it also registers as an oriental (all that vanilla), even though Jan Moran (in Fabulous Fragrances II) classifies it...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday March 8

    MPG's Santal Noble (like the left side of Caboose?).
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 7

    Gucci pH - Two spritzes are plenty.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6 March

    De Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4 March

    L'Homme Sage (Parfums Divine).
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3 March

    New York (de Nicolai).
  58. Re: Looking to sample Lutens - which are masculine

    Although the Lutens frags are all supposedly unisex, I have difficulty imagining a woman feeling very comfortable wearing something as oakey as Chene, which strikes is me as the one unamibiguously...
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    Re: SOTD statistics - February 2006

    Thanks to The_love for this latest installment of his fascinating stats. Although I've sampled all but a few of the scents on the list, I am astonished at how few I actually like. Of course, some of...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2 March

    MPG's Santal Noble. The last couple of times I wore this stuff I did not get it aired out properly and I went around feeling like an idiot for having blown my money on a whole bottle. Ye Gods, I hate...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1 March

    L'Homme Sage (Parfums Divine).
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 February

    Simply had to have some more of Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: Home Alone Fragrances?

    I'm still much too cowardly to wear the musks I like (e.g., Musc Ravageur or MKK) in public. So I'm happy to wear them at home.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27 February

    Gucci pH. If I only use two shots, I still adore it at the end of the day. If three, then I get surfeited.
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    Re: SotD 25 February Saturday

    I don't plan to see a soul today, so I only need to please me. Hence, PdN's New York.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20 February

    Late addition for statistics: PdN New York.
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    Re: SotD 22 February Wednesday

    Late addition for statistics: L'Eau du Navigateur (discontinued L'Artisan).
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb 23

    Late addition for the statistics: Gucci pH.
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    Re: SotD 24 February Friday

    Ambre Sultan. (Lutens)
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    Re: SotD 17 February Friday

    Like keeg, a Parfums Divine fragrance: L'Homme de Coeur.
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    Re: SotD 15 February Wednesday

    L'Instant pH. (Added late with the hope of supporting The_love's statistical efforts.)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16 February

    It did not get too warm here in Massachusetts today for a little Santal Noble. Barely into the low 50s (maybe 11 C).
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    Re: SotD 14 Feb. Tuesday

    de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SOTD Monday February 13

    Foetidus and Apis have such good taste! Another hide here with Gucci pH.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday February 12

    L'Eau de Navagateur (L'Artisan). I was a coward and saved this decant (Thank you, Buffalo_Gal) to try until I knew I was not going out - like on a day when we are scheduled to be buried in snow. I...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11 February

    PdN New York.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 February

    Royal Bain de Champagne/Caron. Ye Gods! I had hoped that in the middle of winter this stuff would not be quite so fruity. Alas,...
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    Re: What scents we men get for women

    Years agon, on the strength of a "heart" of approval in Luca Turin's "Le Guide", I bought my wife (at the time) a little bottle of the original Boucheron pour Femme EDP. Little did I know that she is...
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    Re: SotD Thursday Feb. 9

    Felt like a Lutens/Sheldrake concoction today, but I did not want to scare the graduate students in my soil microbiology class with anything like MKK (I'm not as brave as Gus or apekrul.), so I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8 February

    The immortal Jicky (EDT).
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7 February

    Like Thomas and Apis, Dior Homme. Many thanks to Healer for the decant.
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    Re: SotD Monday 6 February

    I concur with Octothorpe's choice: PdN New York.
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    Re: SOTD Friday February 3, 2006

    L'Instant (Guerlain). May not be stunning, but it's certainly useful.
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    Re: SOTD statistics - January 2006

    Many thanks to The Love. I really enjoy seeing what my fellow Basenoters are wearing in this way. You just don't get the same integration over time from reading all the SOTD threads.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2 February

    Patricia de Nicolai's New York.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1 February

    1 February (Wednesday): L'Homme Sage (Divine). Wonderful stuff, indeed!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31 January

    Like EnvYuS, Gucci pour Homme.

    All us benighted, Farenheit-using Americans might be interested (and appalled) to note that the Centigrade temperature that Moon_Fish is enduring (-40) corresponds...
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    Re: Parfums de Nicolai

    New York has been my hands-down favorite fragrance for the past three years. I'm also quite fond of Baladin, although I should have bought the smaller size. (The herbal stuff goes "off" in just a...
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    Re: SOTD Monday January 30

    Chene (Lutens). So excellent an oak.
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    Re: SotD 29 Jan. Sunday

    "L'Instant". I'm glad I tried this again. It's better than I remembered.
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 27 Jan

    No experimenting today. I wanted something I knew I'd enjoy all day and all evening. So, New York (Patricia de Nicolai).
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24 January

    Like Gus, Santal Noble (MPG).
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    Re: SotD 23 Jan. Monday

    New York (de Nicolai)
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25 January

    Ambre Sultan (S Lutens)
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    Re: guys, what do you like best on women?

    I wholeheartedly concur with Ric's recommendation of Boucheron pour femme.

    As a general rule, I don't much like the fruity stuff or bone dry white florals. At this time of year especially, I...
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    Re: Guidance on sweet/longlasting fragrances

    Sweet (but not too), long-lasting (!!), with a good amount of citrus (at least initially)? This surely sounds like a tumbnail description of the some of the most obvious things to love about Patricia...
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    Re: perfumebay.com GRRR!

    I've placed three orders with PerfumeBay with good results. I also appreciate their extensive list of trial sizes.
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    Re: Do men wear fragrance to bed?

    I suspect this doesn't address the intent of the original question, but many of the scents I like best (PdN New York, MPG Santal Noble, SL Ambre Sultan) last so well (particularly if they've been up...
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    Re: The best leather fragance (and similars)

    Cast an "Other" vote for de Nicolai's Baladin.
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    Re: Gone in 60 Seconds

    Guerlain's Eau du Coq breaks my heart every summer when I dig out my bottle during the first blast of heat, hoping that it will last longer than I remember. It never, ever does, and I've tried...
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