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    Re: Users of hair dressings or hair lotions.

    I use Pashana stuff pretty much every day. I tend to go for their Bay Rum most of the time, although I do sometimes plump for their Eau de Portugal. I always get the "with oil" version as my hair is...
  2. Re: What is your absolute number one favorite fragrance of all time?

    Old Spice or Paco Rabanne PH.
  3. Re: Are Creed colognes suppose to come with a pamphlet?

    Also..... I find this highly dodgy. If they weren't advertised as partials or used, I would have sent them back, personally.
  4. Re: Are Creed colognes suppose to come with a pamphlet?

    Assuming the pamphlets are the same (i've never really bothered to look. Seriously), i'll send you one from my bottle of GIT if you dont mind waiting a few weeks for it to arrive.

    Pamphlet...
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    Re: under 30 barbershop scent suggestions

    Azzaro is my favourite of those listed, followed by Rive Gauche PH. I am slightly nonplussed on the Prada.

    Not to further confuse you with options, but if you like Azzaro but are looking for...
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    Re: sending fragrances internationally is illegal?

    Exactly. Although they do make you put them in those sealed bags now. Quite what the bag does is something of a mystery to me, but they know what they're doing, so it obviously means something. I...
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    Re: sending fragrances internationally is illegal?

    Yeah, imported goods do, but generally it's only for larger or multiple items. As for the postal services... I am unsure of whether they scan smaller, posted items - I doubt they have the time or the...
  8. Thread: Grey Flanel What?

    by JDE
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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    Ultimately I also prefer GF to NR, but I do feel that NR is on the more accessible side of the spectrum. I have no idea why I find EF to be dated (i'm still on the fence as to whether or not I even...
  9. Thread: Grey Flanel What?

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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    I agree with Pontifex. Grey Flannel took me a while to really like it. Funnily enough, my partner loved it immediately, which I found very strange as she really dislikes violets. I don't think i'd...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday April 11, 2010

    Dior - Eau Sauvage
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 9th April 2010

    SOTD - Pino Silvestre.
    SOTE - Paco Rabanne Pour Homme.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday 7th April 2010

    SOTD - Shulton Old Spice.
    SOTE - GIT.
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    Poll: Re: When the unstoppable meets the immovable...

    Ditto. I don't mind Kouros, but it doesn't seem to evolve enough for me once the top notes have gone. I find I get tired of it very quickly.
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    Re: D.R. Harris Colognes

    I personally view it as more of an Eau de Portugal than a trad cologne - the orange is very, very prominant in it. It makes a nice alternative to the focused lemon of Arlington, but IMHO it's not as...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 22nd February 2010

    SOTD - P&G Old Spice
    SOTE - Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Best Bottle Design in the Universe!

    I think the AdP bottles are superbly made, and are really nice looking. Same for Dior Homme. Insofar as "iconic" bottles go, you cannot beat Old Spice, IMHO.

    My personal favourite bottles,...
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    Re: Must have fragrance?

    My personal must have - Paco PH.

    General must haves (or at least must try) - Guerlain Vetiver, Trumper's Eucris, Rive Gauche, Acqua Di Gio (srs), Caron Pour Un Homme.
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    Re: Best italian fragrance for men

    I wore this for years when I was younger! It's a great, and relatively underappreciated, scent. I also really like the original 1881 from Cerutti. Both are excellent for warmer months.
    +1Million for...
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, February 19

    SOTD - Rive Gauche.
    SOTE - Paco PH.
  20. Re: Which fragrance did you / would you wear on your wedding day?

    I'm getting married in a couple of months and i'll be wearing Trumper's Portgual. My partner is semi-decided on either Si Lolita or Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Cherry Blossom (which she has a decant...
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    Re: S o t D ~ 16 February 2010

    Cerruti - 1881.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne Pour Homme

    I wear it all the time. I think it's certainly office-wearable, though I suppose it depends on what your office is like. It certainly goes well with anything outdoors-y.
    I don't think it's anywhere...
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    Poll: Re: What is your favorite Caron fragrance?

    PuH, followed pretty closely by Yatagan.
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    Re: S o t D ~ 12 February 2010

    DR Harris - Marlborough.
  25. Re: What fragrance did you wear to work the most in January?

    Old Spice, probably. My stockpile of Shulton stuff is nearly gone now, and I find the sweetness of the P&G reformulation works better in the colder weather, anyway.
  26. Thread: Modern machismo.

    by JDE
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    Re: Modern machismo.

    I wholeheartedly agree with all of these suggestions. I would also hook your nose near Czech & Speake's Oxford & Cambridge - by the time you get to work, you'll be left with a lightly minted oakmoss...
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 27 December 2009

    Paco Rabanne PH
  28. Re: Which aquatic fragrance completes better my wardrobe?

    Bulgari Aqua would probably be my pick - if you like the salty quality of AdG, then I would imagine you'd find the dark marine vibe of Aqua very pleasing. You seem to like the more serious frags and...
  29. Thread: Pine Wood Scent?

    by JDE
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    Re: Pine Wood Scent?

    Absolutely agree with Mr Perez - big, fat thumbs up for Polo. If you find it a little obnoxious, try the Modern Reserve - it keeps the vibe but is much more affable. Personally, I think that's how a...
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    Re: similar scents to Green Irish Tweed

    Truefitt & Hill's Freshman is a nice alternative to GIT. Slightly more lemon-y and alcohol-y, though.
  31. Thread: Perfect Lavender

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    Re: Perfect Lavender

    I love Pour Un Homme. If you're a fan of it, I recommend Oxford & Cambridge by Czech and Speake, too. With the mint and oakmoss it makes a nice alternative to PuH if you ever get vanilla'd out. Very...
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    I Have Surprised Myself...

    I have spent the last year or so sampling my way through a gigantic pile of stuff with the aim of building a "capsule wardrobe" of six frags to last me until the end of time. Or something like that,...
  33. Re: Actually complimented on how I smell from a hair product

    I've found that anything I put on my hair projects really well, scent-wise. I think it's why so many people spritz their fragrances on their hair - it really makes the scent hang around. Like...
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    Re: Frags hated by many BNers that you like, and why.

    Polo Blue. It seems quite... "meloncholy" to me. Especially for a fresh scent, and that's why I like it. I quite like the suede-y note and the strong alcohol note, too.
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 4 December, 2009

    Shulton's Old Spice.
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    Re: need help from the Pros (shaving)

    What is he currently using for a shaving cream? If it's pretty much anything he can get his hands on, I would recommend getting him some things from the Proraso range (if he's not sensitive to things...
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    Re: Creed UK Webstore is now up and running!

    No Green Valley, either. It's on the US site, perhaps the rumours of a European discontinuation are coming to fruition?
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    Re: Men's alternative to Demeter Pure Soap

    What kind of soap?


    "White" soap - Gendarme.
    Astringent-y soap - Kouros.
    Green, masculine soap - Paco Rabanne Pour Homme.
    Refined soap - Penhaligon's Castile
    Citric soap - Acqua Di Parma
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    Re: Your favorite Aromatic Fougere

    Paco PH.

    Hon. mentions for Rive Gauche and Azzaro PH. Aramis Tuscany is pretty ace, too.
  40. Re: Do any of you get good longevity from Eau Sauvage?

    I seem to follow suit - I get around 3 hours if I use 4 or 5 spritzes. This was the reason I never got further than a tester bottle, despite really liking the frag.

    FWIW, it did last a little...
  41. Re: A special reward to yourself: what to buy for xmas?

    A bottle of AdP Colonia Assoluta and a few bottles of Monkey Shoulder would be on my list at the moment.
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 3 December 2009

    Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: Post your Top 5 Winter Fragrances

    Nice!

    Aramis
    Polo or Quorum
    Paco Rabanne
    Old Spice
    Royal English Leather
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    Re: yout top 10 UK old school fragrances

    Top 5 British Barbershops....
    T&H - Grafton
    TOBS - Mr Taylor
    Penhaligon's - English Fern and GFT - Wild Fern - tied
    Penhaligon's - Douro/Lords
    GFT - Spanish Leather

    Top 5 British...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 01 December 2009

    C&S - Cuba.
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    Re: Lime scented frags?

    DR Harris make a "Classic Cologne" which is basically a very nice British-style cologne with a dominant lime note instead of lemon. A lovely pick-me-up frag.
    Truefitt & Hill's "West Indian Limes" is...
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    Re: SotD: Monday, 30th November, 2009

    JPG - Le Male. Not as bad as I thought it was :thumbsup:
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    Re: Cologne Recommendations For My Dad

    Why not take him with you and let him pick one? Obviously if you want the gift to be a surprise, that's a no go, but other than that, a bit of retail therapy/quality time together is a present in...
  49. Re: What is the turnover like in stores such as Sephora & Ulta ?

    I do not work for the stores named, so this is pretty speculative, but assuming it's the same as most retail, they probably get their frags from a distributoror or wholesaler rather than directly...
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 18 November 2009

    Polo Modern Reserve.
  51. Thread: thoughts on kouros

    by JDE
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    Re: thoughts on kouros

    I actually found a little Kouros tester and had a spritz yesterday. I've never particularly liked it in the past - I don't find it repulsive, just a little too strong for me and slightly strange...
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, 16 October 2009

    SOTD - Shulton Old Spice

    SOTE - Polo Modern Reserve
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday October 01, 2009

    Sotd - DR Harris Traditional Cologne
    Sote - Polo Modern Reserve
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    Re: what scents have you recently FINISHED....

    Just finished my bottle of Cerutti 1881. I will probably repurchase it at some point (it's too cheap not to), but not right now.
    On the last dregs of my bottle of Paco PH. Already got a replacement...
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    Re: Scents other than fragrances that you love

    Cola flavoured sweets/candy.
    Wet grass
    A cold Gin & Tonic
    The sea
    Camp fires
    Coffee
    Magazines
    My lady <3
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    Re: Tried Quorum Today: A mistake

    I like it...

    *walks away alone...*
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    Re: Searching a good calm, masculine perfume

    Some non-niche ideas that immediately spring to my mind are...
    Equipage - Hermes.
    Polo Modern Reserve - Ralph Lauren
    Rive Gauche - YSL
    Jazz - YSL
    Pour un Homme - Caron
    Vetyver - L'Occitane
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, August 14

    Cerruti 1881. I don't know why I don't wear this more often...
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    Re: Do you wear your personality?

    Interesting thread, I like it.
    Paco Rabanne PH is a real favourite of mine, and I do feel it fits my personality very well, and my friends feel the same. It could be that i've worn it for a while so...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 13 Aug 09

    Aramis.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 12 August, 2009

    P&G Old Spice.
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    Re: > Tuesday, 11th August 2009

    Shulton Old Spice
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    Re: State your unpopular cologne opinions here.

    Narciso Rodriguez PH is a bit beautiful.
    TdH = Blenheim Bouquet with oranges instead of limes.
    Gourmand's always smell better when they naturally occur in a kitchen rather than sprayed from a...
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    Re: > Monday, 10th August 2009

    Paco Rabanne PH.
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    Re: *S o t D*, Sunday, 9th August 2009

    Dunhill 1934.
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    Re: *S o t D*, Saturday, 8th August 2009

    SOTD - T&H Spanish Leather

    SOTE - Dunhill 1934
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    Re: *S o t D*, Friday, 7th August 2009

    SOTD was Aramis Tuscany

    SOTE is Paco Rabanne PH
  68. Thread: Avon Scents

    by JDE
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    Re: Avon Scents

    I have "Noir." It's got Christian Lacroix's name on the bottle but for all intents and purposes, it's an Avon frag, and it ain't half bad. And I don't mean "it's good for the price" it's just good....
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    Re: *S o t D*, Wednesday, 5th August 2009

    Truefitt & Hill 1805.
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    Re: *S o t D*, Tuesday, 4th August 2009

    Aramis Tuscany.
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    Re: *S o t D*, Monday, 3rd August 2009

    Shulton Old Spice.
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    Re: Trumpers Eucris Reformulated.

    I doubt they're totally shelving Eucris. It was only a couple of months ago they released the Eucris showergel so I would have thought they'd be pushing it more if nothing else. Eucris, to me, seems...
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    Re: Had To Wear Old Spice For A Month....Lossed A Bet

    Correct. Obviously negative associations aside, I really can't understand anyone disliking Old Spice. I mean... it doesn't strike me as particularly offensive. It's not even a polarising scent like...
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    Re: - Friday 31st of July 2009

    Friday's Aramis day!

    Sotd - Aramis.

    Sote - Aramis Tuscany.
  75. Re: What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    Totally. All respect due, I would have traded a pack of gum for some of my previous girlfriends.

    Currently, no.
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    Re: - Thursday 30th July 2009

    SOTD - Old Spice.
    SOTE - Paco Rabanne PH.
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    Re: Cool Water Flankers

    I certainly agree it's a way to divert focus from an established product to a new one, while cleverly advertising both at the same time - "Cool Water Freshen Up? Sounds good. Man... Cool Water, that...
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    Cool Water Flankers

    Forgive me if this has been done before, but my brain has been fried with the sheer quantity of CW Flankers. "Happy"? "Summer Fizz"? "Ice Summer"? "Wtf"? Are any of these really worth paying...
  79. Re: Best Summer Aquatic: Issey Miyake or Bulgari Aqua?

    Issey has better longevity and sileage for me, but I prefer Aqua as a fragrance. I used Issey for a few years, but ended up ditching it for Aqua when I was heavily into oceanics.
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    Re: S o t D, Friday 24th of July, 2009

    Cerruti - 1881.
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday 23 July 2009

    Paco Rabanne PH
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    Re: Misinterpreted Scents

    100% agree. I "thought" I could never wear Aramis comfortably. Turns out, I was just being prejudiced, and like most prejudices it wasn't based in any thought whatsoever. Now, I think it's a superb...
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    Re: S o t D, Wednesday, 22 July 2009

    Green Irish Tweed.

    Very nearly at the end of my sample. Decisions, decisions....
  84. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    Absolutely.

    Only on the condition I could keep Old Spice as an aftershave, though!
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    Re: Creed. I missed the boat.

    The vast majority of the masculine Creed frags leave me lukewarm, tbh. They're certainly not bad, just either not for me or I deem them to be not worth the price. Of the modern line up, I think BdP,...
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    Re: S.o.t.D Monday 20th July 2009

    Christian Lacroix - Noir

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26128266.html
    Not half bad, even for less than a tenner!
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 17 July 09

    C&S - Oxford & Cambridge for the daytime.

    Tonight, I will be wearing Aramis.
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 16 July 09

    Paco Rabanne PH.
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 15 July 09

    C&S Oxford & Cambridge
  90. Re: When the shower gel is bettah than the juice itself...

    Thanks for the recommendation, mate. I've seen the hair gel around a lot but never actually had a whiff. After my buzzcut grows out a bit, it's definitely on my hit list. Suffice to say, I dig Aramis...
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    Re: Walgreens has creed on website

    Absolutely agree. Walgreens and the like can obviously afford to buy large quantities of Creed stock without even batting an eyelind, they can also afford to promote and market them on their coin,...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 14 July 09

    SOTD - Shulton Old Spice

    SOTE - Aramis Tuscany
  93. Re: When the shower gel is bettah than the juice itself...

    They do indeed. If my bathroom design was a little more thought out ("better and not really tiny" I believe they call it in the trade), I'd go for the soap on the rope too, purely because I think it...
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    Re: What *one* fragrance give you the most longevity?

    Skin: Normal
    Fragrance: Aramis Special Reserve
    Longevity: Over 24 hours
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 13 July 09

    Shulton Old Spice.
  96. Re: When the shower gel is bettah than the juice itself...

    I'm more of a bar-of-soap type boy myself and generally I use normal soaps with little or very short lasting scents like Pears or Imperial Leather, but if I do go "fancy"...
    I love the Paco Rabanne...
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    Re: S o t D, Thursday, 9 July 2009

    Guerlain Vetiver.
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    Re: Aramis is only for dad?

    I'm 26 and I wear it often, especially in the colder months. Personally, I think it's a genius frag - possibly one of the best masculines ever created. It is ever so slightly old fashioned, but that...
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 4 July 2009

    Dunhill Fresh and Guerlain Vetiver layered. A surprisingly nice mix, IMO!
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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    Guerlain Vetiver
    Old Spice
    Paco Rabanne PH
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