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  1. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    So funny. I am working right now and reading this topic. There comes a guy into the shop from Ireland I think. I think he had at least 20 sprays of who knows what. Then a few different guys from...
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    Re: A good alternative for Dior Sauvauge

    Bvlgari Man Extreme would be a good suggestion as well. I own it and I sampled Sauvage a few times.
  3. Re: What do you predict is going to be the next fragrance trend?

    I think the era of One Million started in 1994 with Le Male. Around the same time as the aquatics era.
    22 years and counting. I dont see it coming to an end soon. I dont know what to predict really.
  4. Re: Hanae Mori HM or Chanel Edition Blanche - is there a big difference?

    Very different. I had Hanae Mori edp. I found it too feminine. No, I found it to be better on a women. Chocolate and lemon. Extremely sweet gourmand with lemon. Edition Blanche smells more masculin....
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    Re: Jill Sander Sun Men Fizz

    First full wear and longetivity and sillage seem above average. Actually the sillage was making it hard to concentrate in the gym. But yeah, I guess sweat improves the sillage. However above average...
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    Re: NEW Versace pillar: Versace DYLAN BLUE

    I have tried both Sauvage and Dylan. For me Sauvage is sexier, more romantic. Dylan sportier less romantic.
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    Re: Jill Sander Sun Men Fizz

    Thanks hednic! Derbyman its a bit watery its a summer scent after all. Its less sweet then the original Sun Men and this makes it seem like a light version I guess. But I have a lot of sweet scents,...
  8. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Jill Sander Sun men Fizz.
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    Re: Jill Sander Sun Men Fizz

    Yes I just bought it. Sampled in the store on my wrist. It is everything I expected to be. Inofensive yes. But in such a beautiful way. I was looking to buy 1 fragrance this month, and I for a long...
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    Jill Sander Sun Men Fizz

    Jill Sander Sun is a classic that I love but never owned. Its used to much by teenagers.
    Today I found out about a limited edition 2016 called Sun Men Fizz. It sounds great, the few reviews on...
  11. Re: Moschino Uomo? And Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    I had a big bottle of Moschino Uomo? for many years. With this one it was love at first smell. I made a topic about it about 7 years ago. So it was a vintage bottle I owned. Unfortunately didnt...
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    Re: Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Oh and you will absolutely love Chanel Pour Monsieur.
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    Re: Drawn to Lemon (Citrucy)

    Moschino Uomo? And Allure Homme Edition Blanche lol.
    I just made a similar thread.
  14. Re: Moschino Uomo? And Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    The lemon!
  15. Re: Moschino Uomo? And Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    I am thinking of the lemon made delicious in both and masculin although in a different way. And also very modern. Both strike me as a playboy scent. Like a dark Italian playboy.
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    Re: What's on your 'To Buy' list?

    Secretions Magnifique and AdG Profumo. Oh yes and Fahrenheit Cologne. And many more actually hmm..
  17. Moschino Uomo? And Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

    What do Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche and Moschino Uomo? have in common and can you name more fragrances like this?
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    Re: A good alternative for Dior Sauvauge

    Oh yes I second the Dylan Blue. I wore it wednesday from a sample.
  19. Re: Summer Clubbing Nights Eros vs Armani Code Profumo

    Profumo has more class. Not that its classy. Eros is more of a slut. So for clubbing use Eros.
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    Re: A good alternative for Dior Sauvauge

    Sorry but Armani Diamonds for men is a gourmand to me and nowhere near Sauvagee. Try Jimmy Choo for men. Its a bit more boring then Sauvage but similiar.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne: 1 Million Privé

    Tried Versace Eros today. This one has the same vibe in the drydown als the vanilla drydown in Eros. But 1M Prive is so much better, classier and less synthetic.
  22. Fragrances from before 1990 (80's, 70's, 60s, 30's etc)

    Which classic/old fragrance smells like it is made today (i.e after 1995 to now). The reason I take 1995 as a marksline is because stuff like AdG and Le Male, Boss Bottled came out around 1995 and...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne: 1 Million Privé

    I think the biggest similarite is the gourmand scent. They just smell so eatable. Must be the tonka/cinnamon in 1m Prive and the vanilla praline in Au masculin. I totally agree on the anise licorice....
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    Re: Paco Rabanne: 1 Million Privé - Is it available to buy anywhere yet?

    I did not want to start a new thread.


    I like it much much better then the regular 1 million. And the more it dries down it more reminds me of Lolita Lempicka au Masculin. Minus anise and less...
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    Re: Best dating scent for a neurotic?

    Armani Code Profumo
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    Re: Paco Rabanne: 1 Million Privé - Is it available to buy anywhere yet?

    I am sampling as I type. I never liked 1 million. Was too feminine for me. 1 million private starts with a strong mandarin note that doesnt appeal to me but it lasts a minute. Then a few minutes of...
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    Re: D&G By Man, Tsarina, Dune?

    But do you know the smell of By Man? Which one is (more) similar to it?
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    D&G By Man, Tsarina, Dune?

    I read that Tsarina from Ormand Jayne is supposed to be a clone of D&G By man?

    I also got recommended to buy Dior Dune for women, and that it is very similar to By Man.

    Anyone care to share...
  29. Re: What fragrances make you happy when you smell them??? What fragrances will you never get tired o

    D&G By man.
    Armani Code.
    Hypnotic Poison.
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    Re: Dissapointed with L'instant pour homme

    Thanks Ken Russell. Been away since 2009. The huge collection I had back then diminished completely. Used, sold, given away or just went bad. Just have like 10 left out of 50 back then. But counting...
  31. Re: Do you think our peculiar interest in fragrance is/could be a sign of...

    No I dont think so. It is something more compulsive or and autistic. In my case. Or just a hobby/passion.
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    Vintage Body Kouros

    I have a bottle of Body Kouros from 2008. Before reformulation.
    There is about 15 to 20 ML left.
    Want to swap it to something, it can be equally full.
    Have some preferences: Chanel Allure edition...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only Absolute?

    Tried my sample today and wearing it. I loved the opening and the first hour of it. Vanillic wood with a touch of spices. Not very original but I like the blend. But now after 4 hours I hardly smell...
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    Re: Dissapointed with L'instant pour homme

    Really? And your talking about de regular one not the intense or the extreme? Oh well, guess I gotta trust my 23 year old self then on the original blend.
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    Re: Dissapointed with L'instant pour homme

    I dont know how they happen. But i dont consider the thread old, let alone the bump. 60+ years is old. Now I really have to try L'Instant again after 8 years.
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    Poll: Escada magnetism for men VS Chic for men

    So I tried this 2 fragrances yesterday. They seem to get a lot of praise on BN, and I can see why. Both are absolutely wonderful. Some would call Chic safe, perhaps even generic, but at the same time...
  37. Thread: Hugo Element

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    Re: Hugo Element

    I got a sample of this one yesterday, when I bought Dsquared He Wood...not impressed
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    Re: Top 10 in your country

    1 Le Male
    2 Boss Bottled
    3 Aqua Di Gio
    4 Coolwater
    5 Armani Code
    6 Chanel Allure homme Sport
    7 D&G The One
    8 Ck One
    9 Paco Rabanne One million
    10 Armani Diamonds for men
  39. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    I just tried Borneo 1834 again, i hadn't tried it for like 2 months. it is really a wonderful and very well made and interesting fragrance. In my opinion it tends to the masculine site.

    Kublai...
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    Re: Matching the scent to yourself..

    Both.
  41. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    He said this too
  42. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    I don't know he asked for a fragrance that doesn't smell like pastries. He seems to dislike sweet gourmands/vanilla (A*men, Le Male)

    That's why I immediately thought of Borneo 1834. It's a...
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    New Haarlem..What do you get from it?

    Me personally I get a sweetish coffee+lavender..First time I tried it, it made me think of CK Eternity (not the coffee, but the sweetness)..I don't really get chocolate from it. The smell reminds of...
  44. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    Musc Ravageur is a fragrance one should always try when getting into the world of niche. I doubt you'll like it though, looking at your taste. Because you like aquatics, and don't like vanilla. It's...
  45. Re: Similar to Dolce & Gabbana by Dolce & Gabbana

    I'd go for the Prada...It's not that similar but I think it's very safe, the chances of him liking it are very high.
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    Re: Dunhill for Men: A Good Blind Buy?

    I don't know I would never wear Givenchy Gentlemen nor anything that you mentioned, for me that would be a shame to wear. I think lots of stuff from the 80's is unwearable now for youngsters. BUT I...
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    Re: fragance for a goth child

    Secretions Magnifique is perfect scent for a goth!!
  48. Re: Channel Platinum Egoiste: It instantly connected with me in a way it never has...

    Cousin Itt? He has good taste then
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    Re: if life really was stereotypical?

    gangbanger from compton: Versace (any)
    successful ny business man: Chanel Pour Monsieur 1955
    the president: Amouage Reflection Pour Homme
    a surfer dude from cali: Bvlgari Aqua
    an eldery citizen...
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    Poll: Re: favourite ck scent?

    Hahaha you want to be shot, stabbed, or wear the worst CK frag for a year in a row :p
    I don't like CK either, I hate Eternity, I have a full bottle of CK one I got 10 years ago, and really dislike...
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    Re: cheap masterpieces

    Grey Flannel, Azarro Ph, damn son you like them powerhouses! :p
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    Re: A*Men Pure Coffee-A Dying Species?

    Hmm this surprised me, I did not even know it was a limited edition. Last month I saw AMPC on the shelves of every perfume shop in my country, so I guess there's plenty in stock here in The...
  53. Re: Chanel Antaeus, Pour Monsieur, and Dior Eau Savage.

    Pour Monsieur is far superior to the other two, they ain't even on the same level, in my opinion
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    Re: What is "Star Fragrance" ?

    Hahahahahaha :D
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    Re: What is "Star Fragrance" ?

    It's only made for stars and celebrities. It's against the law and illegal to buy or wear it if your not a star or celebrity.
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    Sticky: Re: Which *niche* scent do women love most?

    New Haarlem by Bond no 9
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    Re: Creed Millésime Himalaya

    You could try http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121939.html
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    Re: Zirh Ikon smells like...

    The opening smells like cheese.
  59. Re: ok, so what is the most offensive niche scent

    I was scrolling down the post, looking if anyone one already had mentioned the obvious Musc Ravageur
  60. Re: ? Best strongest Vanilla masculine ?...BUT...

    I highly recommend trying Jill Sander Absolute.
  61. Poll: Re: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    Lots of people from Europe don't know Curve, it's very popular in the USA. I have family in the U.S, that's why I own it and know it. I included on the poll, cause it's so popular in the USA. and...
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    Grey Flannel? I agree 1000%.. YUCK!



    I totally agree! Funny story: I got a sample of Dior Homme Sport, and disliked it, so i gave it to a friend. What you think haha, he loved it and bought a...
  63. Poll: Re: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    I did not put this one in the poll, but I remember it was like the AdG of the 80's, really brings back childhood memories, and my first "encounter" with fragrances.
  64. Poll: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    So I decided to do this poll out of curiosity. Specially cause most of all don't like to wear over-popular frags and know so much about niche and stuff. I hope a lot of Basenoters vote.
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    Re: I don't find the EDT I want

    Reading your openingpost, Infusion D'Homme instantly came to my mind. But I saw someone else recommending it, so I went for Grabazzi, that is like a cousin of Infusion D'Homme, but more "classic"....
  66. Re: Never thought I should meet allergic people...

    I see some very egocentric replies here. Some people just get migraine from fragrances or have asthmatic reactions. Period. How would you feel if you get an asthmatic reaction from fragrances, you...
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    :confused::confused::confused::confused:

    Isn't this supposed to be extremely light? So light that it's crap?
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    Re: I don't find the EDT I want

    Gendarme Grabazzi, Gendarme Grabazzi!
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    I second Fleur Du Male, and disagree with Le Male...It depends on what you mean with offensive, Le Male smells pleasant to 95% of the people I know, if you mean that it's offensive because of it's...
  70. Re: intensity of men's fragrance, is it After Shave

    Chanel Homme Allure Sport is very sweet, I don't think this would be a smart thing to do.
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    Re: Glamorous scents

    Trussardi Inside and Chanel Pour Monsieur very strong and noticeable? That's not my experience.
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    Canali Black Diamond

    So...Let's talk about Canali Black Diamond..Anyone tried it owns it? I own a big sample of it and find it to be quite nice...Good leather, little sweetness...I see it as a modern gentleman fragrance...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Now I've been using a lot of different fragrances for the last 4 months..I wore like 30-40 fragrances, lots of samples included, niche+designer..

    And the winner is...Joop Jump..:o.....This one has...
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    Re: La Martina INCREDIBLE LEATHER !

    That shit ain't niche
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    Re: Crappy longetivity-Santana for men??

    http://www.amazon.com/Carlos-Santana-Fine-Cologne-Spray/dp/B000FDTYYA

    Cologne spray?
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    Crappy longetivity-Santana for men??

    I've had this frag for some months now, but every time I wear it I suspect the longetivity is really crappy...how are your experiences with this?
    Each time I decide to wear this one I spray like...
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    Re: received my mini of D&G by man

    :) John Varvatos was a HUGE disappointment for me too..

    BTW I've gotten a lot of big compliments on BY Man from a lot of women.In my experience they love this stuff..You can hate it, but it's as...
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    Re: received my mini of D&G by man

    if it's really the men's version you tested, you should get another hobby and stick to Axe...By Man feminine...yeah right...And Angelina Jolie looks like a dude right:rolleyes:
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    Re: boucheron jaipur or bulgari black?

    Hahahaha 3....
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    Re: Obama for Men/Women Fragrance

    Obama Black EDT
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    Re: What's similar to La malle?

    Try Annayake Tomo and Joop Jump. Definetely Joop Jump
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    Re: Definitely not sweet scents ?

    Second that...It's like tasting a piece of pure chocolate with no sugar...you expect sweetness but won't get it. It's one of the few non-sweet fragrances I like.

    BTW i dislikefrags that are TO...
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    Re: boucheron jaipur or bulgari black?

    Men, this is like choosing between Mc Donalds (Bvlgari) and a 5 star top restaurant (Jaipur). And I love fastfood.

    Jaipur all the way..
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    Re: Which are your favourite women frags?

    L from lolita lempicka
    Cashmere Mist- Donna Karen
    Midnight Poison- Dior
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    Re: Suggestion for a 25 years old bartender....

    Try Moschino Uomo?
  86. Thread: Soapy scents

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    Re: Soapy scents

    Not one of the mentioned fragrances are as soapy as Grabazzi..it's from Gendarme.
  87. Re: Honored fragrances you're just not impressed with...

    Cacharel Nemo: It's OK but nothing more....overrated

    Polo Double Black: Yuck! Mangoes and coffee shouldn't go together.
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    Poll: Re: What is your favorite citrus note?

    I know kumquat from Moschino Uomo?
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    JPG LE Male and "Nuestra version de Jean Paul Gaultier"
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    Re: Burr gives He Wood by DSquared three stars

    Why you lying? You would get lots of compliments, including one from the most beautiful girl on earth.
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    Re: ............ smells like a log of, WOOD

    Bogner Deep Forest quite woody and old school..
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    Re: Demeter Always Sexy..HORRIBLE

    Hmm ok...So it ain't like awful gasoline for you :)
  93. Re: Looking for a classy citrus (not Eau Sauvage)...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955)
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    Re: Paco Rabanne 1 Million

    I bought 1million and received a free sample of Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin...Next day I went back to the store and changed the 1million for Lolita. I used Lolita a lot the first weeks..
    (Now, 3...
  95. Thread: D&G By Man

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    Re: D&G By Man

    It's the best male fragrance ever. if you read the reviews you see how much praise it gets. First time I smelled it I was shocked, that;s how good it was. It smells like sex...very strange, how can...
  96. Re: Is your taste mainly eclectic or mainly specialized?

    I hate chypres (except Chanel Pour Monsieur) and 80's powerhouses. I'm not really into aquatics either. Though there are exceptions.

    I like subtle use of leather and tobacco.

    I like gourmands,...
  97. Re: Talking of scents 'cool' celebs wear, I know Bryan Ferry favours...

    I heard he wears Beckham Signature...

    No seriously, aren't celebrities supposed to wear their own fragrances?
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    Re: A masculine vanilla based scent?

    The best recommendation in this case is Jaipur Homme from Boucheron...Strange nobody has mentioned it.
  99. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    Great :D
    This stuff stays STRONG all day long I experienced it today with a buddy that owns this frag too and he was wearing it
  100. Thread: Armani Code

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    Re: Armani Code

    try the new playboy frags one of them smells like code.at least thats what I heard.and they are cheap.
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