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    Re: Match a fragrance with these men:

    Pianist.....POUR MONSIEUR/Chanel

    Rock Climber....ESCAPE/Calvin Klein

    Judge.....PATOU POUR HOMME/Jean Patou

    Surfer....ACQUA DI GIO/Giorgio Armani (gag me!)

    Cowboy....SILVER SHADOW/Davidoff
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    Re: favorite type of fragrance

    All orientals, but especially floral/soft and spicy. Citrus (but not aquatic -- I'm sick of aquatic/marine scents!!) fragrances would be my next favorite.
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    Re: Best ocassions to wear gucci ph II ?

    I find it to be a nice casual/office wear scent, a good spring/summertime fragrance. Not for formal/evening, though, imo.
  4. Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    Hard to say which are the best (I love'em all!), but my favorites are (in no particular order):

    Guerlain, Givenchy, Chanel, Caron, Christian Dior, Yves St. Laurent, Creed, Hermes, Jacques Fath,...
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    Re: Body Kouros with no longevity and sillage?

    Uh, oh. Sounds like another reformulated mess or something else is wrong. Body Kouros (prefer it much more over Le Male) is normally a very long lasting fragrance with a rather high sillage. With...
  6. Re: what kind of fragrance do older women like? (aged 30-45)

    Assuming you're serious, I will be also. Sorry, but your post isn't funny and it should be removed. However, if you really want to know I suggest you contact your nearest women's prison where you...
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    Re: New Dolce & Gabbana series

    I found them all to be just average and overall not very good. The ingredients seem to be on the cheap side. By the way, the numbers all refer to tarot card numbers per D&G.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio vs. Bulgari Aqua

    Bulgari Aqua, hands down.
  9. Re: Question about Guerlain L'Instant EDT vs. EDP (versatility, progression etc.)

    Do you know where here in the U.S. I can find the eau de parfum of L'Instant? I've looked seemingly everywhere, but I can't locate it. I have the edt (and love it!). Thanks!
  10. Re: Escada Homme-GREAT reviews, is it another GIO or Cool Water though?

    Escada Homme has been one of my very favorites since its inception in 1993. I especially adored it in the eau de parfum variant which, regretfully, has been discontinued. To this day, I feel Escada...
  11. Meeting in Brussells intended to make Europe "fragrance free"? See link.......

    I am not fluent in the french language; however, I did a french to english translation of the following linked article at Octavian Sever Coifan (esteemed perfume historian and writer based in Paris)...
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    Re: Name two colognes you layer.

    I've layered Gaultier 2 with Escada Homme (eau de toilette) and it was gorgeous. I've also layered Christian Dior's Eau Sauvage concentree with Christian Dior's Escala a Pondichery. Very pleased. ...
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    Re: Something new, DEATH smells..

    I'd rather be dead than be smitten with the Double-I Syndrome (idiotic and ignorant) which so predominates those of your ilk. So what if you're unable to ascertain and recognize fine artistry when...
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    Re: Ja´pur Homme boucheron EDP bottle???

    The bottle with the grey metal "wrapper" around the glass bottle is the exact same edp version of Jaipur. The metal cannister version costs more because it's for decorative purposes only. The...
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    Re: Jaipur by Boucheron.

    Oh, this is one of my absolute favorites and musts to have. I buy only the edp. However, I wonder if the edp is what may be discontinued, ala Escada Homme and a few others that were once available...
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    Re: Humid weather fragrance recommendations?

    My favorites would be Monsieur de Givenchy (1959), Eau Sauvage (1966), YSL Pour Homme (1971), and O de Lancome (1969).
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    Re: Arpege Pour Homme.

    Bought my first bottle about 2 1/2 years ago at Marshall's for the unbelievable price of $19.99. I love this fragrance!
  18. The Death of a Classic Perfume (terrible news)

    Today is a black and horrid day within the galaxy of perfumery. One of the pillars and hallmarks of the fragrance industry has come to its end. See link below as to which it is.....
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    Re: Body kouros or Kouros?

    Body Kouros.
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    Re: Powerhouse Girl Fumes

    In my book, nothing approximates a women's powerhouse fragrance like one of the pillars of women's perfumery: YSL's Opium. It's broad shouldered, exotic, and purely feminine in all its glory. ...
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    Re: Habit Rouge Beau Cavalier

    Where in the U.S. is the EDP & Beau Cavalier 2010 available for sale?
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    Re: Which is the best fragrance?

    My vote would have to be cast for ...........................

    EAU SAUVAGE by Christian Dior, 1966. It's been said by many within the perfume industry and profession that this is probably the...
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    Re: Best men's cologne for summer

    My favorite summer fragrances are:

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
    Monsieur de Givenchy
    Green Water by Jacques Fath
    Vetiver by Guerlain
    Pour Homme by Yves St. Laurent
    Acqua di Parma Colonia...
  24. Re: Santos Cartier Concentrate availability in Paris

    I most definitely would recommend that you go to one of the five Cartier boutiques in Paris to secure your fragrance. Try their boutique @154, avenue des Champs Elysees 75008.
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    Re: Why Do I Hate Guerlain??

    Okay, so you hate Guerlain. You are afforded your privilege of likes and dislikes. However, you are in the extreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeme minority on this. Being almost singularly unique in your position,...
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    Re: Aramis JHL - I finally caught up with you

    I have been a HUGE fan and user of JHL since it was launched back in 1983. It is one of my signature fragrances. To me, it's intoxicating to my senses and truly one of the most beautiful men's...
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    Re: Classic Italian men's fragrances?

    "The fragrance of Italian royalty, Italian history and Italian tradition, ACQUA di GENOVA is the crown jewel of nineteenth-century taste and style.

    Acqua di Genova was created in 1853 by the...
  28. Attn: MEN! What 5 women's fragrances would be a MUST to have.....

    ...if you were a woman? Just curious. Keeping it to just 5 is a mighty struggle.

    For me, they would have to be in no particular order:

    Shalimar (Guerlain)
    Chanel No. 5 (Chanel)
    Opium...
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    Re: Bring it back!!

    Saks Fifth Avenue still sells A*Men Pure Malt. It hasn't been discontinued. Go and get a bottle!
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    Re: Bring it back!!

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    Re: Bring it back!!

    Without question, PLEASE bring back....

    Patou Pour Homme by Jean Patou
    Versailles by Jean Desprez
    Lagerfeld (original formulation -- not this "classic" mess)
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    Re: First Fragrance You Fell In Love With

    First to fall in "love" with was the original Lagerfeld when it was released in 1978 (NOT the reformulated now labeled, "Lagerfeld Classic"). Simply, one the very best and most beautiful men's...
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    Re: Scent of a Roman and a Byzantine emperor

    Tsar by Van Cleef & Arpels & Coriolan by Guerlain.
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    Re: Pierre Cardin holy cow....

    Pierre Cardin Pour Monsieur stands out to me because it was released the year I graduated from high school (1972, easy to remember!). Its note accords are:

    Top Notes
    Lemon, Bergamot,...
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    Re: Worst fragrance EVER (yuck)

    My personal list for worst designer fragrances are:

    Vera Wang for men.......a totally worthless fragrance because it didn't last any longer than 60 minutes on my skin and that is no lie! Yes,...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana's The One

    Top Notes
    Grapefruit, Coriander, Basil.

    Middle Notes
    Cardamon, Ginger, Orange Blossom.

    Base Notes
    Cedar Wood, Ambergris, Tobacco

    The above are the note...
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    Re: Gaultier2 - Is It Too Feminin For You?!

    Many people thought the original Lagerfeld that was introduced in 1978 and sold until it was reformulated as Lagerfeld Classic in the late 1990's was too powdery for men. Many women chose to wear...
  38. Re: best/most interesting classic fragrance for everyday/office wear?

    Classic Office Wear: Monsieur de Givenchy
    Christian Dior's Eau Sauvage

    Modern Day Office Wear: L'Instant Homme
    Deauville by...
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    Re: Habit Rouge L'Extrait reissued this autumn

    Wow, this is truly great news. I remember purchasing my first ever bottle of HR at a Neiman Marcus store in Atlanta. I've loved and used it ever since. I sure hope it'll be available here in the...
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    Re: Signature Scent - only one allowed!

    It's.....YSL's Opium Pour Homme eau de parfum!!!
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    Re: Which Tabac is best?

    I prefer the cologne strength in this juice.
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    Re: What makes you guys buy so many fragrances?

    To me, fragrances represent many things, not the least are the many facets of one's personality. You know the song....

    "Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes I don't."

    So, for me I've got to...
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    Re: I just want to smell like a man.

    Without question, the fragrance that I've received the most compliments from other men is Opium Pour Homme eau de parfum. I've owned and used over 200 fragrances in my lifetime since my last year in...
  44. Re: Recommend me 3 strong long lasting designer scents.

    The longest lasting scents (on me) that are available in (most) stores would be:

    Jaipur Homme Eau de Parfum by Boucheron
    Pour Monsieur Concentree' by Chanel
    L'Instant by Guerlain
    Pour Un...
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    Re: Men's Cologne for Women

    Personally, I feel you are welcome to wear whatever fragrance you desire. However, just don't get near me nor even suppose anyone like me would ever ask you out. As a man, whenever I make love to a...
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    Re: Favourite Orange Blossom scent.

    Here's a rather comprehensive list of great Orange Blossom fragrances:

    Santa Maria Novella Acqua de Colonia....i Profumi di Firenze Zagara...Borsari....Mazzolari...Hierbas de Ibiza....Czech &...
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva or Cool Water?

    Go with the Bvlgari Aqva! It has some surprises for you in the drydown and it is beautiful.
  48. Re: Insider information about the new Clive Christian scents

    It does sound delicious; unfortunately, I'm unable to afford smelling a Clive Christian fragrance, much less buying one.
  49. Re: Masculine but sweet - your best recommendations

    Some that come to mind are Perry Ellis White, Anucci Gold, Gaultier 2, Fleur de Male and a few of the powdery sweet types would be Arpege Pour Homme, Pour Un Homme de Caron, and Lagerfeld.

    I must...
  50. Re: I need help trying to locate Baldessarini Strictly Private fragrance for men....

    Thanks for the help, everyone. I contacted P&G North America today and they responded to my inquiry instantly and y'all were right. It's not yet available in the U.S. and I would have to order it...
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    Re: Long lasting lemon/coconut fragrance

    I'm a guy, but I use a very nice unisex lemon fragrance simply called, "Lemon No.1999" by C.O. Bigelow Apothecary. It's available only in the eau de parfum and it will last all day. It's sold at...
  52. I need help trying to locate Baldessarini Strictly Private fragrance for men....

    I've checked all the websites I know of including all major stores such as Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney's New York, Nordstrom, Dillard's. This fragrance was released in...
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