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  1. Re: Fragrance for workplace in hot country (Thailand)

    Bleu de Chanel EDT is perfect choice I'd stick with that
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    Re: fresh fragrance with depth

    Creed Aventus is fresh with tremendous amount of depth IMO

    Vintage kouros I personally consider it fresh with a lot of depth.
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    Re: Tribute to Paco Rabanne pour homme

    I'm a proud owner of 80's bottle and the juice screams perfection.... Love that stuff.. Absolutely a timeless classic :thumbup:
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    Re: Common designer male frags with Patchouli

    Vintage Giorgio for Men is patchouli haven
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    Re: Which notes are making me want to vomit?

    Overpowering cardamom, ginger and pepper
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    Re: Favorite Aftershaves......

    I've been using Gillette cool wave aftershave splash for almost 15 years now - love how it smells and performs
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    Re: Rolex Of Fragrances?

    Vintage kouros with sporty Rolex watch in a sunny warm day....not bad :)
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    Re: NEW! Givenchy Gentlemen Only Absolute

    Please delete my thread. Sorry everyone
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    NEW! Givenchy Gentlemen Only Absolute

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Givenchy/Gentlemen-Only-Absolute-38932.html

    My apologies. Please delete
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    NEW! Givenchy Gentlemen Only Absolute

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Givenchy/Gentlemen-Only-Absolute-38932.html
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    Re: Rainy day scents?

    All the VETIVER based fragrances that have been mentioned above in addition to guerlain vetiver.
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    Re: Aventus vs Kouros - woman's perspective

    She's 30 years of age
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    Aventus vs Kouros - woman's perspective

    Don't get me wrong I love both juices. Recently I've been meeting this fantastic woman and we bonded so well and been out together on many occasions. I have started using Aventus because I know it's...
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    Re: What have I missed in the last 18 months?

    Welcome back! still dominated by notes the likes of cardamom, ginger, pepper with citrus so I personally don't think you missed much
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    Re: Current version of Zino - worth getting?

    Mikothe.... You going for the vintage?
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    Re: Current version of Zino - worth getting?

    I regard the vintage as the best cologne ever for cold winter seasons
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    Re: Current version of Zino - worth getting?

    Spot on!! Well said
  18. Thread: Zino or Havana

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    Re: Zino or Havana

    Cool let us know what u think :)
  19. Thread: Zino or Havana

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    Re: Zino or Havana

    And sandalwood as well hence the dry down is heavenly divine!!

    If the word 'Davidoff' printed on your bottle in italic then its pre-formulation. If capital letters 'DAVIDOFF' then u pretty much...
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    Re: Extreme personal views on fragrances

    Well said Slayerized & Zgb. This was taken from the Dior Sauvage fragrantica page, u got it Zgb :)

    Kouros is a definite example of this as well!
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    Extreme personal views on fragrances

    What would a result like this (see image) tells u about a fragrance where more than 1000ppl have voted?

    50140
  22. Re: Nighttime scents that relax you and help you sleep.

    Dior homme is relaxant
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    Re: What Are the 5 Weirdest Scents You Own?

    Aramis 900
    Aramis cologne
    YSL kouros
    Zino davidoff
    Drakkar

    They are unique... If I smell any Of the above I will pin point exactly which is which.
  24. Re: Fragrances that are NOT compliment getters FOR YOU....

    That's exactly me. I've been complimented only twice from wearing Kouros and Aventus
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    Re: Scents that nobody talks about?

    Truefitt & Hill colognes
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    Re: NEW : Azzaro Wanted

    When would this space shuttle launch?
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    Re: Something for summer

    Givenchy insense (discontinued - eBay)
    Davidoff good life (discontinued - eBay)
    Bleu de Chanel edt
    Versace PH
    Aventus

    Plus 10's of threads about choices for summer fragrances - use the search...
  28. Re: Tommy Lee on: Gender-Specific Scents, Citrus, Gardenia, Gourmands & Kai Perfume

    Even if Tommy sprays himself with a pee spray women still get attracted to him because he's famous and has nothing to lose.
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    Re: Mr Burberry by Burberry

    Tried it. Nothing special. Shocking performance too. I don't know how you managed to compare to the might givenchy gentleman
  30. Re: What got you compliments on the very first wear?

    As far as I could remember I was complemented only twice:

    1) YSL Kouros - 2005 by a female teacher who asked me to write the description of what I was wearing to get one for her husband.

    2)...
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    Re: Is this a good summer scent?

    Never tried it but I own AdP Colonia Intensa and in terms of performance quality is excellent in summer months and perfect for office env.
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    Re: Lauder for Men 1985 - wicked stuff

    Let us know when you do :)
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    Re: Lapidus Pour Homme

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/302112-Has-anyone-tried-vintage-Lapidus-Pour-Homme-(1987)
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    Re: Sung pour homme

    Made in Canada, Reviera Concept.
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    Re: Givenchy Insense

    this fragrance brings smiles all over my face, but not as much as the guy featured in the poster lol
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    Re: What fragrances smell like incense?

    Balenciaga Pour Homme.
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    Re: Pour Lui Disapointment

    Probably it's a sign of aging. The smell what matters.
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    Re: Pour Lui Disapointment

    I agree. But there are risks that comes with it. I bought 2 80s beauties from eBay including Davidoff original and the juice was rancid/clearly gone off. On other hand scored some great winners. I am...
  39. Re: Recommend me a JCE floral for spring

    Givenchy insense
    Davidoff good life
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    Poll: Re: Best clubbing fragrance?

    I suggest you wear confidence mask pour homme
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    Re: Krizia Moods vs Boss Spirit

    Ok Im answering my own question since I received a sample of boss spirit. Krizia moods is aromatic spicy but boss spirit is herbal spicy/dry/bitter.
  42. Thread: Kouros...

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    Re: Kouros...

    With current formulations everything is possible
  43. Thread: Zino or Havana

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    Re: Zino or Havana

    The current zino should be marketed with different name
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    Re: Underrated frags for guy in 20s?

    I would also choose Rive Gauche. It's like Drakkar Noir in the 80's but with modern twist.

    If you willing to spend $250 on a bottle I'd go with Creed Aventus not many people use it!
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    Krizia Moods vs Boss Spirit

    I have Krizia and I think it's unique and screams out QUALITY. However, I have never tried Boss Spirit but read amazing stuff about it. Is it similar to Krizia in terms of smell or completely...
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    Re: Signature scent

    Krizia Moods
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    Re: Most attractive bottle?

    47630
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    Re: Signature scent

    Kouros
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    Re: Most attractive bottle?

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    Re: Signature scent

    Zino Davidoff
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    Poll: Re: Casual Summer fragrance

    Both diro homme sport and Versace PH are perfect for summer. I have both but prefer VPH for better performance on my skin
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    From my memory it's pretty much like the one you pictured. I didn't read the box so I'm not aware whether the word ''treemoss' present or absent
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    Even though I'm a happy owner of vintage paco rabanne, bogart, quorum, polo and others, I still have big fond for vintage Esencia it had this special unique presence in my opinion;-)
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    Unfortunately I sampled the new formulation and it performed miserably on my skin. The vintage is very hard to find and super expensive if found. Is there a way I could be transported back to the...
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    Re: Any Fresh 80's fragrances?

    Agree 1000%
  56. Thread: Zino or Havana

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    Re: Zino or Havana

    Me too
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    Re: Hazy/dry/warm day

    Vetiver based fragrances seem to be the top choice for many of you
  58. Re: A comment a friend made, about a friend she has.... WARNING (possible "bad taste" thread)

    It's all to do with attitude and confidence. NOTHING to do with rubbing this and that lol
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    Re: Vintage Kouros condition

    No probs always happy to help
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    Re: Vintage Kouros condition

    Yours look absolutely legit. If you look at the bottom of the bottle you'll read in italics 'Perfume Corp' - somewhere between 1986 - 1991 (from my memory).
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    Re: Hazy/dry/warm day

    Thanks everyone for giving a feedback into this some interesting juices out there some I know and some don't
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    Hazy/dry/warm day

    What fragrance would you use on a hazy dry warm day?
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez For Him EDP vs YSL Kouros

    I fell in love with Kouros too. I tried to like NR EDP & EDT but too heavy and sweet for my taste. I also see no similarity at all between the two juices.
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    Re: Your favourite Karl Lagerfeld fragrances?

    photo
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    Re: Esencia Loewe vintage

    grazie amici, I tried to look on eBay but very hard to get a vintage and super expensive if found. Is it still worth getting the current formulated juice?
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    Re: NEW: Davidoff Horizon

    Apparently the design of the bottle was inspired by nature. Go figure!
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    Esencia Loewe vintage

    Hello BNs! is there any difference between vintage and current in terms of overall quality (juice scent) and performance (longevity/silage)?
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    Re: NEW: Davidoff Horizon

    I hope you are very wrong lol
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    Re: NEW: Davidoff Horizon

    Same
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    Re: Zino Davidoff impressions

    Oooops my bad lol
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    Re: Zino Davidoff impressions

    That's because your Zino is not vintage.
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    Re: Armani Code Ultimate

    excellent for cold winter days.. sensual & delicious
  73. Re: Fragrances that blew your mind when you first smelled them?

    Kouros
    Giorgio for men
    Zino Davidoff
    Givenchy Gentleman
    YSL Jazz
    Creed Aventus
  74. Re: Scent for everyday/work - sweet, masculine and long lasting

    BDC edt
    Cool water is an excellent choice especially in warmer days straight after the shower heading straight to work but then you want the vintage for long lasting
  75. Re: Chanel Allure Sport Eau Extreme - worth to make a date scent??

    There are scents you wear which energize you and puts you in state of happiness and confidence... Just Do It.
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    Re: Which fragrance for a date?

    You need to take into consideration the weather. If it's really cold Then I would suggest a warm and sensual fragrance like YSL la nuit. If it's nice and warm then aventus all the way. Make sure you...
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    Re: Kouros to work?

    No offense intended but I didn't know you have horses in Saudi Arabia.
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    Re: Kouros to work?

    One spray of 80's vintage Kouros on the neck is perfect for work. I received a complement from a female colleague and she requested me to write the name of the fragrance I was wearing so she can get...
  79. Thread: Kouros 2015

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    Re: Kouros 2015

    I agree with your statement. The latest formulation is not as rich/smooth as the pre-1990 bottle (Perfume Corp.) which I have at the moment with me. My dad is not a perfume freak but he had used...
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    Re: Authentic or fake 2012 batch

    Welcome to basenotes :)
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    Re: Ysl jazz to buy vintage or reformulated?

    I have both. The reformulated juice still smells pretty close to the original but won't last as long. I prefer vintage smells richer with much better longevity.
  82. Re: “Leaders Number One” ... a cologne inspired by Vladimir Putin

    For some reason Putin reminds me of Daniel Craig. I expect classic old fashioned scent from this fragrance. I could see Putin wearing kouros or givenchy gentleman
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    Re: Recommend fragrances similar to Kouros

    i can't think of anything that smells like Kouros. But I could recommend:

    1. Giorgio for men
    2. Givenchy gentleman (vintage)
    3. Sung homme (vintage)
    4. Paco rabanne homme (vintage)
  84. Re: I dropped and broke my bottle SL Chergui on my floor today...don't know what you have til it's g

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i28UEoLXVFQ
  85. Re: New Year's Eve for all the men going out, what fragrance wil you wear?

    hahaha very well demonstrated mate. I chose to wear Aventus because I think it goes rather well with a bottle of 15 year Glenfiddich. Have a wonderful night and to all basenoters too :)
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    I think Aventus smells exceptional and unique and worth the money.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I did 3 sprays of 14m01 and received a compliment 4 hours later.. I don't see a reason why you've sprayed 16 times!

    I agree with you about olfactory fatigue after few minutes of applying which...
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    Re: Is this Creed Aventus a fake?

    Last month I have visited the Dubai Official Creed Boutique in Dubai Mall and some boxes were wrapped while others not.

    My 14m01 packaging do differ from the ones shown in the pics above. I think...
  89. Re: New Year's Eve for all the men going out, what fragrance wil you wear?

    Aventus
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    Re: most worn December 2015

    vintage Zino Davidoff
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    The above interview of Erwin creed concludes that creed perfumes are now reformulated due to regulations. he seems quite happy tho about the 'mass' ("good" with a big laugh) sales of aventus despite...
  92. Thread: Fresh Fruity

    by Freschi
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    Re: Fresh Fruity

    First and forth most welcome to basenotes.net

    option 1: Versace Pour Homme
    option 2: Polo Blue Ralph Lauren for men

    Keep trying and test your instincts enjoy the world of perfumery.. all the...
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    Poll: Re: Aventus vs L'Air du Desert Marocain

    I would not recommend you choose your frag based on the poll. You need to go out and try both. Also, looking at the notes/ingredients of the two frags, they seem quite different.. I've only tried...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    As many of you know that I had disappointing ordeal with my 14m01 in my previous comments. let me recap, It takes a maximum of 20mins till I stop smell my aventus which I have bought 10 days ago....
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    Poll: Re: How long does x01 last on you?

    Definitely not olfactory fatigue cause I asked a friend the other day if she couldn't smell it on me... she said no! maybe it's just not for my skin
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    Poll: Re: How long does x01 last on you?

    Exactly like my 14m01 which I've bought last week. Creed have ripped us off big!!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    The writing on that little piece of paper or brochure whatever you wanna call is all in Arabic. I assume the bottle is probably exclusive to the Middle East? But I believe 14m01 was distributed...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I bought it from Doha duty free on my way to Dubai for a business trip. I also visited the Dubai creed boutique at Dubai mall and sampled 2 bottles there with same disappointing effect. The guy who...
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    Re: Vintage Davidoff Cool Water

    I have 2 bottles of Zino with exactly the same sticker as the pics you've listed and they smell fantastic. Go for it!
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers, part 2

    I don't spray on clothes only skin. Batch 14m01. the supervisor has refused to exchange my bottle said I've use it! I love the smell tho! I'm wearing vintage zino davidoff it's been 3 hours and still...
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