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  1. Re: truly how bad is Burberry London's projection and longevity?

    I get decent projection and good longevity from London. It is not 'bad' in either category, imo.
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    Re: Best Gourmand Fragrances

    Rochas Man
    Hanae Mori HM
    A*Men
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
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    Re: Some must have cheapies

    I agree; however, I must say that I prefer the mint in Le Male and Le Male has better longevity.
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    Re: Your Top 5 As Of: October 2011

    The first five in my signature.
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    Re: Several Colognes...any of them similar?

    Ditto.
  6. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    6of1:

    1. Azzaro ph
    2. Creed OV
    3. Bulgari Black
    4. Terre D'Hermes
    5. Shalimar
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    Re: Frags and the Season

    Ditto
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent - l'homme Libre

    I, too, find it stronger than L'homme. I have not tested it on my skin, so I will reserve judgment. However, this scent, on paper, was not very pleasant. It seemed to have a chemical smell that...
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    Re: Tiffany Lavendar?

    Thanks, all. As I said, I had never heard of it and could not find any evidence of its existence. Maybe, he was fooled by the bottle color or something else?
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    Tiffany Lavendar?

    The other day, I was holding a conversation with this man about fragrances. During our conversation, the man mentioned a fragrance that I had never heard of before. So, I decided to do some research...
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    Re: Rochas Man or Hanae Mori

    On my skin, Rochas has the better longevity. I'm not too sure about which has the best sillage. However, I do own both and find them both to be good.
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    Re: Divine L'homme Sage fans?

    I only have a sample, but I think it's great!
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    Re: Top 10 Best Summer Scents for 2011

    My summer rotation:

    JV Artisan
    Azzaro Chrome
    Azzaro PH
    Terre D'Hermes
    MK Velocity
    Boucheron PH

    At night:
  14. Re: If I already own L'Homme is La Nuit different enough to own?

    I agree.
  15. Re: ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    Lol
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    Poll: Re: Thierry Mugler - If I must!!

    I haven't had the opportunity to give it a full wear, but from testing some in the store: Pure Havane is really good!
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    Re: Prada Amber PH Intense Sillage

    This fragrance has monster sillage and longevity on me. I attempted to wash the stuff off and it was still present hours later. However, I did not like the fragrance at all after testing it. ...
  18. Re: ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    I was surprised that no one had mentioned any Creeds. I definitely have longevity issues with some of them, especially Himalaya.
  19. Re: ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    I agree that Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte, Dior Homme and Menthe Fraiche are great scents that lack longevity.
  20. Re: ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    It seems like reformulation and discontinued fragrances are "the best smelling." Which is unfortunate because there is no way for me to get my hands on them.

    Thanks for the posts, though. Keep...
  21. ______ Is The Best Smelling Fragrance, BUT...

    Are there any fragrances that you believe are absolutely amazing, but lack either sillage or longevity? If so, I want to know what they are.

    The purpose behind this thread is to find the best...
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    Re: How Many Fragrances Should a Normal Man Have?

    I was told that a rotation of 7 was minimum when I was growing up. Mainly because diversity is the spice of life. Furthermore, depending on where you live, and the seasonal extremes you're subject...
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    Re: Just Bought Azzaro Pour Homme!

    I just bought it blind today. Haven't worn it yet.
  24. Re: Help me go on a tangent...from L'air du Desert Marocain

    +1 regarding Ambre Fetiche. However, probably not directly on point.
  25. Re: L'Artisan Fou d' Absinthe vs. Amouage Memior Man vs. Serge Lutens Douce Amere

    I am only familiar with FdA and Memoir Man. In fact, I am wearing Memoir Man today for the first time. After my initial testing of Memoir Man, I must state that, at this moment, I prefer FdA. ...
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    Re: Impressions of Annick Goutal Ambre Fetiche

    Plus (+) 1
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    Re: Top 10 Designer List

    Terre d"Hermes
    Dior Homme
    La Nuit de L'homme
    Ambre Fetiche
    Burberry London
    Gucci PH
    Rochas Man
    A*Men
    Au Masculin
    Drakkar Noir
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    Re: Top 10 Niche List

    Fou d'Absinthe
    Cashmere for Men
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Amouage Reflection
    Parfums d'Nicolai - New York
    Divine L'homme Sage
    Black Aoud
    L'air du desert Marocain
    Original Santal
    Le Labo Rose 31
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    Re: Most polarizing?

    These four seem to be the most polarizing:
    A*MEN
    KOUROS
    DRAKKAR NOIR
    JOOP HOMME
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    Re: Michael Jordan: one of best sports frag

    I like the original Michael Jordan cologne as a casual fragrance. Also, I have always received compliments when I wore it. It is quite possibly my top compliment earner.
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    Re: On the shirt or on the chest?

    Always on the skin. Although, once you put your shirt on, the fragrance will inevitably get on your shirt, too.
  32. Re: Why people identify with the term "cologne" as being masculine ?

    I highly doubt many people consciously think: I am calling this cologne out of fear of being called names. It probably has more to do with the fact that many men's fragrances were colognes and the...
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    Re: Halston Z-14, thoughts?

    I really like it. It's a little too mature of a scent to wear out. I wear it around the house in the evenings, sometimes.
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    Re: Black tie event. What will stand out ?

    Ditto.
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    Re: Frgrance you would put on before sex

    None. Women love a man's natural pheromones. At least that's what I've been told.
  36. Re: Why people identify with the term "cologne" as being masculine ?

    I, too, have always referred to a masculine fragrance as cologne and a feminine fragrance as perfume. I still refer to all of my fragrances, whether edt, edp, etc., as cologne in general...
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    Re: Scented Monkey

    Same exact thing happened to me.
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    Re: What is the best inexpensive fragrance?

    Cuba Gold
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    Re: Unsafe blind buys only!

    I did, too. Although it's been a couple of months since.
  40. Re: 20 year old - Need recommendations! (Pics of my collection included!)

    You'd probably like Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin.
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    Re: Fragrances that you wear to bed?

    Halston Z-14
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    Re: Givenchy and Guerlain

    This sounds like a workable plan of attack.
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    Re: Givenchy and Guerlain

    Guerlain exclusives? Are these limited edition or just hard to come by?
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    Re: Givenchy and Guerlain

    Jonny, from your description, Guerlain Homme sounds intriguing. I've never heard of a fragrance that smelled like a mojito.
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    Re: Givenchy and Guerlain

    Thank you for the suggestions. I will definitely take a look at these. Keep them coming!
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    Givenchy and Guerlain

    In regard to Givenchy and Guerlain: I am looking for advice on where to start exploring. Any fragrances that are a MUST sample from these houses? I am completely ignorant about both houses, but I...
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    Re: John Varvatos: The Final Verdict

    I like JV. It's a good scent. I, too, however, would not describe it as a formal fragrance.
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    Re: Do you guys spray your clothes?

    I always spray on my skin before I get dressed (chest, neck, wrist). Then it naturally gets on my shirt after I put my clothes on.
  49. Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin: any other fans out there?

    I have to say that I love this fragrance. I concur with the OP about the dry-down, too.
  50. Thread: Dior house

    by Stareffex
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    Re: Dior house

    Dior Homme
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    Re: Your favorite Annick Goutal fragrance....

    Ambre Fetiche
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    Re: Burberry London or Touch...

    London
  53. Re: Pick your favorite from each of these houses.

    Ralph Lauren: Polo (Original)
    Tommy Hilfiger: None
    Nautica: Voyage
    Calvin Klein: None
    Thierry Mugler: A*Men
    Givenchy: Pour Homme (Red)
    Burberry: London
    Azzaro: Chrome
    Giorgio Armani: Black...
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    Re: What scent got you "hooked"?

    Back in 1999, my mom bought some Drakkar Noir and Grey Flannel for my step-father. He never wore cologne, so I began wearing it for him. I sprayed Grey Flannel and hated it. I don't if it was...
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    Re: Your ultimate white shirt fragrance?

    Excellent choice!
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I spotted habit rouge, givenchy ph (red bottle), givenchy xeryus rouge, givenchy gentlemen, guerlain vetiver and lolita lempicka au masculin. Each of the bottles were either $40 or $50.

    I also...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I didn't pick it up, but I saw Shalimar Eau de Cologne for $49.99.
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    Re: Analyse the samples that i bought

    Amouage Reflection & Creed Bois du Portugal - two great picks!
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    What scent inspires you with confidence?

    I want to know: What scent is your go to scent when you need to be confident? That fragrance that, no matter what the day brings, allows you to be confident in everything you do. Now, it may not be...
  60. Re: Just bought Ambre Fetiche and Terre d'Hermes.

    From the responses, sounds like I made a good choice!
  61. Re: Just bought Ambre Fetiche and Terre d'Hermes.

    Yes, the edt. I wish I could have obtained the Pure Parfum for $46. That would have been a great deal!
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    Re: Parfums de Nicolai: what are your thoughts?

    Personally, I love New York, but that's the only one I have tried. Looking forward to experiencing some of the others!
  63. Just bought Ambre Fetiche and Terre d'Hermes.

    I blind bought Ambre Fetiche after hearing some of the descriptions and getting a really good deal. I, generally, like amber notes and I was wondering what should I expect?

    Additionally, I sampled...
  64. Re: Young Men (20's to Early 30's), What Are Your Top 3 Fragrances?

    Still searching for more fragrances, but for now:

    1. Amouage Reflection

    2. Montale Black Aoud

    3. Parfums de Nicolai New York
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    Re: Scent of the Season

    I haven't tried any of your favorites. From the descriptions; however, they seem interesting.
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    Scent of the Season

    From your wardrobe, what is your favorite scent for each season. With my limited wardrobe, I will start.

    Winter - Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme
    Spring - Armani Code
    Summer - John Varvatos Artisan...
  67. Re: what is your under the radar compliment getter?

    I get lots of compliments when I wear Michael Jordan's original fragrance. It is an average cologne to me, but women seem to love it.
  68. Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 v. Cristiano Fissore Cashmere for Men

    Thanks for the feedback, everyone. I seem to get decent longevity out of both. However, I feel that Cashmere stays closer to your skin.
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    Re: Rochas Man ...eh

    I am not such a fan myself. I have only worn it once, though. I want to give it a couple more shots.
  70. Domenico Caraceni 1913 v. Cristiano Fissore Cashmere for Men

    I was thinking about buying either Domenico Caraceni 1913 or Cashmere for Men this winter. I was wondering which one of these scents do you think is better? I like both and probably will eventually...
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    Re: Best longivity of a scent that you own..

    The entire Amouage line for men has fantastic longevity. Each lasts 12hrs or more.
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    Re: Creed Bois du Portugal or PdN New York?

    I have both scents and do not find them that close. I like them both. BdP is more formal; whereas, PdN can be worn universally.
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    Re: Wearing Creed OS

    I see the Joop comparison, but I don't think that the frags are close enough where they become a duplicate.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19 November 2010

    Creed Original Santal
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    Wearing Creed OS

    I am wearing Creed Original Santal for the first time, today. I am really intrigued by the scent so far and I was wondering why I don't hear more about it. Are there any fans of this frag on...
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    Re: Quorum question

    I bought a 1oz bottle of Quorum last week, too. Similarly, I sprayed, expecting a powerhouse, but was disappointed at how quickly it faded. Maybe, these $7 bottles have been altered in some way?...
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    Re: Favorite Niche Fragrance from 2010

    I need to try Memoir Man and Aventus, but I really liked Opus II.
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    Re: Best Bond no9 for men?

    I have yet to try H.O.T. Always or New Haarlem, so I can't say which is the best. The one that I like the most so far is "Bleecker St."
  79. Re: New Fragrance: Salvatore Ferragamo: F by Ferragamo pour Homme Free Time

    If anyone really likes the original Ferragamo "F", the fragrance sells at TJ Maxx and Marshalls at really low prices.
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    Re: Top 5 bond no. 9 & creed for men

    Creed:
    1. Himalaya
    2. Original Vetiver
    3. Bois du Portugal
    4. Silver Mountain Water
    5. Millesime Imperial

    Bond No. 9:
    1. Bleecker St.
    2. Riverside Dr.
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    Re: Top 5

    I couldn't edit the thread name, sorry.
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    Re: Top 5

    I don't know if I'd designate Black Aoud as a powerhouse, but it has great longevity on me.
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    Re: Top 5

    Nice list.
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    Top 5 Montales

    I recently tried Montale Black Aoud and loved it. It got me wondering: What are your top five Montale fragrances?
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    Re: 10 must have fragrances for men???

    Fou d'Absinthe
    Cashmere for Men
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Reflection
    Le Labo 31
    Parfums de Nicolai- NY
    Divine L'homme Sage
    Black Aoud
  86. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Anucci Man by Anucci?
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    Re: SOTD - Friday, November 5, 2010

    Le Male
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday, November 4, 2010

    Me too.
  89. Re: Do you think Dolce and Gabbana Light Blue for Men is generic?

    I dislike Light Blue for Men. I agree with you that it is very watered down.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, Vol. 2

    Rochas Man for $19.99 @ TJ Maxx.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday November 2, 2010

    Frank No. 2
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    Re: Kanye West disses Cool Water in latest song

    Kanye also rapped in a song titled "Devil in a New Dress"

    [I'm] "the Lyor Cohen of Dior Homme,
    That's Dior Homme not Dior homie,
    The crib Scarface, could it be more Tony?
    You love me for me,...
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 1 November 2010

    Le Labo Rose 31
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    Re: Today I bought - October

    Rochas Man and Halston Z-14
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    Re: What 80's fragrace do you think has

    I agree. I wouldn't say these fragrances were the best, but they certainly aren't the worst.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 28 October 2010

    Amouage Ciel
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    Re: Generous companies

    Tom Ford & Hermes are pretty generous.
  98. Re: What fragrance do you use the most sprays of when your applying, and how many sprays?

    The most sprays I ever apply is four. Most days I spray three times. (chest, neck, & wrist)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 20, 2010

    Amouage Dia
  100. Re: Sample Collection : Overwhelmed and could use some insight!

    Try these 6:

    L'Artisan Fou d'Absinthe
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Divine l'homme sage
    Frank No. 2
    Chanel Sycamore
    Tauer L'Air du desert marocain
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