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    Re: Rich, Warm & Spicy...

    guerlain - vol de nuit
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    Re: Hated Frags That You Love/Like?

    kouros...hated by many, but i think it's the best fragrance ever
  3. Re: Green Irish Tweed Has Cast a Spell on Me

    same story here...sampled it a couple of times and wasn't really impressed. Gave it a full wearing the last couple of days and i am completly hooked. A very comfortable, elegant and natural fragrance.
  4. Re: What is sad and indescribably beautiful?

    VC&A - Pour Homme...dark, brooding and romantic.

    but nothing can touch l'heure bleue though...
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    Re: What are the top COMFORT scents?

    creed - original santal

    i am not a big creed fan but this is quite an outstanding fragrance....very warm and comforting
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    Re: Your top-10 list at the moment!

    01 YSL - Kouros
    02 Creed - Green Irish Tweed
    03 Azzaro - Pour Homme
    04 VC & A - Pour homme
    05 Guarlain - Mitsouko
    06 Knize - Ten
    07 Ralph Lauren - Polo
    08 Molinard - Habanita
    09 Geoffery...
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    Re: What to replace my Cool Water with?

    Green Irish Tweed indeed...i sampled this a couple of times and wasn't really impressed. I gave it a full wearing a few times now and now i am really blown away by this fragrance...it's just so...
  8. Re: Great compliment on Kouros last night.

    Ah God's favourite fragrance...Three sprays for me, one on the base of the chest and one on each wirst. This one suprises me everytime i wear it, so good!
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    Re: Grey Flannel - as beautiful as ever

    great fragrance..i will never forget the first time i smelled it, so unique yet so familiar. I love it!
  10. Re: I need recomendations of good long-lasting and silage fragrances

    VC & A - Pour Homme

    terrific fragrance..there's nothing like it
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    Re: your top 5 sexiest fragrances

    Warm, Snug and for cuddling
    Original Santal

    Raw, quick, hard and dirty
    Kouros
  12. Re: Which Creed fragrance do you like best?

    orange spice
    git
    original santal
    mi
    BdP
  13. Re: What is your experience of fragranceX.com?

    they're a very reliable partner...shipping may take a while but with these prices...who cares...?
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    Re: Smells like fall

    encre noir....rain and burning leaves...polo also
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    Re: Best classic fragrances

    I really love the oldtimers and i try to collect as many as possible. These are the ones i really love:

    Bal a Versailles
    Knize 10
    Habanita
    Shalimar
    Mitsouko
    l'Heure bleue
    Van Cleef & Arpels...
  16. Re: What fragrance will gonna be always in your wardrobe ?

    Mitsouko
    Kouros
    VC & A Pour Homme
    Grey Flannel
  17. Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    good but kind of boring fragrance...to my nose this goes from Cerruti Tsi to Boss orange to Chanel Allure. Nothing to write home about
  18. Re: If i like these frags.....what would you recommend?

    Van Cleef & Arples - Pour Homme
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    Re: 5 greatest male fragrances of all time

    01 YSL Kouros
  20. Re: Recommendations for a dark, heavy, exotic winter fragrance. (non gourmand)

    Knize - Ten
    Van Cleef & Arpels - Pour homme

    both pretty dark, heavy and mysterious/exotic
  21. Re: What is the ultimate business man, suit and tie fragrance?

    geoffrey beene - grey flannel
  22. Re: .... and I can't stop to smell myself!

    YSL - Kouros

    Most wonderfull fragrance, it's not constantly there but every now and than i catch a whiff of it and i can't help but smiling...Azzaro Pour Homme has that same effect.
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    Re: Orange with Vanilla?

    Shalimar, goes from fresh Bergamot to warm vanilla.
  24. Re: Must have classics: what's would you recommend?

    Great suggestions in here...i would like to add "l'Heure Bleue" by Guerlain. The opening can be a bit strong but the drydown is pure poetry
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    Re: Fragrance that smell like gasoline?

    The original Polo by Ralph Lauren to my nose has a faint gasoline smell to it.
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    Re: What is the best inexpensive fragrance?

    Antonio Puig - Quorum
    Caron - le troisieme homme


    and yes, N Tesla is right about Mitsouko
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    Re: Fragrance that smell like gasoline?

    knize ten
    bal a versailles
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    Re: Your favorite Aromatic Fougere

    chalk one up for Kouros...amazing fragrance
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    Poll: Re: Azzaro PH vs. YSL Rive Gauche PH

    Azzaro PH, it's is the most refined and well balanced fougere. The best fougere however is Kouros
  30. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Kouros.

    Blows me away everytime...this is such a strange and unique fragrance
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    Re: Along the lines of Obsession..

    somehow Obession reminded me of Caron's Le troisieme Homme...
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    Re: Your Wardrobe Philosophy?

    I am really into the more classic fragrances and i try to collect all of them. Latetst additions:

    Bal a Versailles
    Polo
    Bijan
    VC & A
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    Re: Guerlain perfumes

    you're in for a treat...one the best houses imho. But remember, once you're hooked there really is no way back...
    Mitsouko is my favorite fragrance of the house and i highly recommend it, the...
  34. Re: Can u name a cologne that is similar with platinum egoiste?

    To my nose Live Jazz en Platinum Egoiste smell nothing alike. I think it's pretty hard to come up with something that is similar to Platinum Egoiste,,,but than again one PE is more than enough.
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    Re: Jazz vs Tsar

    Nothing alike...Tsar is a pretty straightforward somewhat boring dark/fresh green scent. Out of the two i prefer Jazz...it's more challenging/complex and has an oriental feel to it
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    Re: looking for a new fougere

    Grey Flannel might be right up your alley...a avery serious fragrance though....If you like something a little more cheerfull, be sure to check out Caronīs īLe troisieme homme`, canīt go wrong there.
  37. Re: What cologne with good projection and good longevity you think is good for daily wear?

    Van Cleef & Arpels - Pour Homme

    Powerhouse avant la lettre..bon chique, bon genre
  38. Re: You Lost ALL Your Fragrances in a Fire. What ONE Do You Buy First?

    Mitsouko edp
  39. Re: How would you define the smell of Kouros? And are there similar fragrances?

    The inspiration for Kouros must have been Creed's Orange spice, they're very similar....i have alot of respect for Orange Spice but i like Kouros better.

    Like stated above, most aromatic fougeres...
  40. Re: Which post 2000 scent will become a classic?

    "Chanel Coco Mademoiselle (the female equivalent)"

    qft

    easily one of the best and most popular frangrances of the 2000's. I love the smell of this on a woman.
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    Re: THE Definitive Autumn Scent

    Lalique - Encre Noir
    wet rainy day with lots of leaves

    Caron - Yatagan
    don't really know why, but this one always struck me as an autumn fragrance

    VC & A - Pour homme
    smokey leaves
    ...
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    Re: Does any Men wear Womens frags?

    i really don't care if a fragrance i like is marketed as a female fragance. Things started off for me when a first caught a whiff of chanel no 5...since then i have tried many female fragrances and...
  43. Re: in defense of: Original Santal by Creed

    One of my favortie Creeds...very original and a warm and cosy fragrance. I would love to smell this on a woman!
  44. Re: Help the Pun perfect his cologne collection.

    +1 on the Serge Lutens Borneo 1834...terrific fragrance
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    Re: What is the greatest fragrance ever?

    +1

    easily the best fragrance ever created.
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    Re: Live Jazz, bought blind..

    your loss really because personally i think this is one of the most unique fragrances out there. Not only does it smell refreshing...it also has a refreshing and cooling effect on me. Great for warm...
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    01 Guerlain - Mitsouko

    04 Creed - Orange Spice
    05 Yves Saint Laurent - Kouros
    06 Caron - Le troisieme homme
    07 Knize - Ten
    08 Chanel - no 5
    09 Geoffrey Beene - Grey Flannel
    10 Paco Rabanne -...
  48. Re: Male fragrance with a strong licorice note

    +1 for Body kouros and i would like to suggest l'Instant de Guerlain.
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    Re: Shalimar appreciation thread

    My love for Guerlain started with Shalimar (Edp) I really love the composition of it...it's so transparant and goes from the freshest bergamot to the warmest vanilla, what a great fragrance. However,...
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    Re: Your favorite scent for rainy days?

    i need to be comforted when it's grey and wet...so it's either l'Heure Bleue or Mitsouko by Guerlain.
  51. Poll: Re: Caron Pour Un Homme or Le Troisieme Homme (The Third Man)?

    Le troisieme homme because to me it's a deeper, richer and more complex fragrance. I like PuH too but i thinks it's just a little bit boring.
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    Re: Need a new fragrance: vanilla

    Caron - Pour un homme = Lavender & vanilla. It is a great fragrance and you can get it at a very reasonable price.

    Guerlain - Shalimar = Goes from fresh bergamot to soothing oppopanax and vanilla.
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    Re: Most reaching for

    Guerlain - Mitsouko (Edp)

    it's almost the only fragrance i wear now...no compliments, but who cares when you smell this good ?
  54. Re: What is your absolute number one favorite fragrance of all time?

    qft

    Right now:

    Mitsouko Edp.
  55. Re: Need something different (Sweet), but with sillage that lasts....

    Shalimar (Edp) by Guerlain ? One of the best compositions that goes from citrus fresh to warm and sweet vanilla with excellent sillage and it will last 8 hours easily...it's a classic!
  56. Re: The sophisticated choice for gentlemen?

    I would like to suggest either Mitsouko or l'Heure Bleue (the eau de parfums) by Guerlain. The most refined, classy, discreet and comforting fragrances i have smelled so far.
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    Re: Romantic Creed fragrances?

    Original Santal is one of the most romantic fragrances i have, a very warm, comforting and alluring scent.
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    Re: Urgent help needed

    fragranceX is very reliable...no fakes. I would like to recommend Live Jazz by Yves Saint Laurent as a springtime/summer fragrance. It is the most refreshing scent available and it's dirt cheap...
  59. Re: I won't buy L'air du Desert Marocain because of the bottle it comes in.

    yeah...i can see where you're coming from. I have the same thing with the Guerlain bottles...shalimar, mitosuko and l'Heure Bleue, they desereve better bottles than this!
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    Poll: Re: Chrome vs Dior Homme

    Dior Homme....no contest really.

    Dior is a sophisticated, delicate and sensual fragrance...Chrome is not and is actually quite a loud and boring frangrance imho.
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    Re: New Guerlain launches in 2010

    sounds great...now they should do one called Trompe-la-mort
  62. Re: Is there a niche version or alternative to Givenchy's Pi?

    Maybe you could try and sample Shalimar Edp, the transistion from opopanax to vanilla is fantastic
  63. Re: Feeling overwhelmed by the selection.

    well obviously you haven't sampled Kouros yet
  64. Re: What Fragrance(s) Do You Wish You Can Buy at This Very Moment?

    Caron - Tabac Blond
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    Re: romantic fragrance for men

    Chanel - Antaeus

    Strong and sensual but refined and mysterious at the same time.
  66. Re: Fragrances which you just can't decide whether you like or not?

    Caron - le troisieme homme

    I really love this one but i can only wear it a couple of times and than i really need a break from it because it really starts to bug me...Wearing it right now after...
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    Re: YATAGAN Summer Substitute

    +1 on the Kouros Fraicheur

    The original Kouros is also a very good summer fragrance. The smell of Kouros and Yatagan may be different but i really think they have the same attitude.
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    Re: Powdery

    l'Heure Bleue by Guerlain.
  69. Re: If I like Gucci Envy, what other fragrances will I love?

    Caron - Le troisieme homme

    the opening is stronger and more herbal/spicey but the drydown is very smooth in a Envy kinda of way.
  70. Re: A Chanel That I Feel Works Well for Men.

    i sampled the Edp...the opening reminded me of a subdued more refined grey flannel. Drydown is okay, didn't last very long on my skin tho.
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    Re: Surprising Perfumes on Strangers!

    arpege on a female co-worker...she's in her thirties so i was a little suprised...of course she was even more supirsed that i could get name the parfume she was wearing.
  72. Re: Any Beautiful Smells in Nature, that have yet to been fully utilized in Perfume

    thanks, i love the smell of it...is there a fragrance like this ?
  73. Re: Any Beautiful Smells in Nature, that have yet to been fully utilized in Perfume

    the scent after a fresh rain has fallen on hot asphalt
  74. Re: What is your absolute number one favorite fragrance of all time?

    pff that's easy....Grey Flannel by Geoffrey Beene, what else ? ;)

    personal favorite:

    http://www.perfumezilla.com/images_product/yves-saint-laurent-kouros-eau-toilette-spray5253.jpg
  75. Re: What are your most unique fragrances?

    knize - ten
    the smell of flowers on tar

    caron - yatagan
    the smell of curry, celery, gunpowder and wet dogs under the desrt sun

    dior - poison
    clouds of cherry

    yves saint laurent - kouros
  76. Re: Hey you, KOUROS lovers, do you enjoy BODY KOUROS?

    I like them both, but BK is not the best flanker in my humble opinion.

    Like others have said before me, BK is a gourmand type of fragrance. A really good one at that, i prefer it over Rochas Man...
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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    this will definitely be my SotD tomorrow
  78. Re: What's Your Most Loudest And Boldest Fragrance?

    loudest and boldest i have worn is Dior's Poison and the loudest i own is probably Antaeus
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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    I really loved Grey Flannel from the start...i heard so many good things about it here on BN. I sampled it and let it develop over a couple of hours and i just knew i had to get a bottle of it. It is...
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    Re: What is your driest WOOD SCENT?

    Caron - Yatagan

    the hot sun burning down on the dry desert earth
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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    maybe you just need to spend some time with it...most good fragrances take some time and a couple of wearings before you can fully appreciate them.
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    Re: Best Vanilla

    Shalimar is my favorite vanilla based fragrance right now. I love the composition of the fragrance, the fresh bergamot opening and the transition from the oppopanax to vanilla...just wonderfull and...
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    Re: New guy with a few questons.

    Flowers:
    Geoffrey Beene - Grey Flannel, one of the most masculine (flowery, i.e. violets) fragrances.
    Ungaro - Ungaro III, the smell of dark roses.

    Fruit:
    Creed - Millisme Imperiale
    Chanel -...
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    Re: Givenchy Pi is a masterpiece

    those who consider this a masterpiece obviously haven't smelled Shalimar yet
  85. Re: I got a compliment while wearing Kouros.

    lol...i do that to...i really love the smell of Kouros on myself.
  86. Re: Getting a new niche summer scent, opinions pls

    longevity isn't a problem with MI ...i get a solid 8 hours out of it.

    If i want to wear a refreshing summer scent i don't reach for the bottle of MI...i get my bottle of YSL Live Jazz.
  87. Re: What is the oldest fragrance you have ?

    oldest first formulated:
    Knize - Ten
    Guerlain - Shalimar

    oldest bottle in my wardrobe:
    Chanel - Egoiste
  88. Re: What are the most feminine and most masculine scents you wear?

    most feminine pour homme
    Caron - Le troisieme homme
    Ungaro - Ungaro III

    most feminine pour elle
    Dior - Poison (once, but never again...)
    Chanel - Coco
    Lanvin - Arpege
    Chanel - #5
    Guerlain...
  89. Re: 5 fragrances that surprised you the most

    Caron - Yatagan - I had never smelled anything like this before (and since)

    YSL - Kouros - Donkey urine with flowers...i was really offended! (now i love it tho)

    Creed - Orange Spice -...
  90. Re: The top 3 best fragrance houses in your opinion

    01 Yves Saint Laurent (easily)
    02 Chanel
    03 Caron
  91. Re: Kouros and Paco Rabane PH similar on my skin

    they all belong to the aromatic fougere family so there is a something like a bloodline between them. Paco and Azzaro are rather fresh while Kouros is fresh too but smells dirty at the same time.
    ...
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    Re: When is too many, one too many?

    Right now i have around 25 fragrances. I really like the classic masculine fragrances and i am really happy with the wardrobe i have right now. I hardly buy full bottles anymore, i just sample alot.
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    Re: Eligant Sophisticated Gentleman

    knize - knize ten
    vc & a - pour homme
    caron - le troisieme homme
    azzaro - pour homme
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    Re: Are there any colognes with grape?

    burberry - london
  95. Re: What is the best male fragrance ever made?

    pfff that's easy...Kouros.

    bringing us closer to worldpeace since 1981
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    Re: Your Current Top 10

    01 ysl - kouros
    02 azzaro - azzaro ph
    03 caron - 3rd man
    04 dior - fahrenheit
    05 puig - quorum
    06 guerlain - shalimar
    07 creed - millesime tabarome
    08 lalique - encre noir
    09 chanel - coco...
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    Re: Which 'Powerhouse' should I buy?

    Try to sample Azzaro's PH some more, it may take some time to fully appreciate this scent.

    Not in your list but i highly recommend Chanel's Antaeus, beautifull fragrance!
  98. Poll: Re: Azzaro Pour Homme: Do you feel it's a powerhouse?

    The first time i tried this one i wasn't impressed at all, i thought it was a watery fragrance with no projection whatsoever. Bought a couple of 30ml bottles at a drugstore because they were very...
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2010

    I really like the classic, strong and masculine fragrances right now. Some of my favorites are Quorum, Paco Rabanne PH, Azzaro PH, Rive Gauche PH and Yatagan. I just bought three other masculine...
  100. Re: So If I Buy a Can of Barbasol I'll Know What Rive Gauche Smells Like?

    this

    http://www.parfumswinkel.nl/image.php?pid=4021&s=270

    smells like this

    http://www.bonparfum.com/images/azzaroPH.jpg
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