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    Re: Men's designer rose under $40.00?

    They have testers of Dsquared Potion Royal Black for around $55 on Ebay from reliable sellers. It's a masculine rose and the blending is really nice in this one. I'm not a big fan of rose, but this...
  2. Re: Anyone else breathe a sigh of relief when they smell a fragrance sample they don't like?

    I like it better when I find one I like, but a dollar saved for something you enjoy is also pretty nice.
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    Re: Sung Homme at Marshall's for $6.99

    Great deal on a powerhouse. Just go light on the trigger.
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    Every company is out to make money and get recognition. That's how people keep employees and how food gets on the table for the families of those employees. So I guess on this website we should start...
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    Re: Men's designer rose under $40.00?

    Potion Black.


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    Re: Bleu De Chanel

    I think you're presuming a lot. First off saying that it's one for the masses and that it's no surprise it's not liked logically doesn't make sense. Saying that designer companies don't care about...
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    Re: Burberry London reformulated?

    I had a 2006 bottle and to my nose the newer stuff has more woods. I also get more of the Burberry pine in the older version. Not a huge difference.


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    Re: 24 Gold by ScentStory

    Basically its a big heavy amber fragrance with monster longevity. Projection is excellent also. In my opinion this is the designer version of Tom Fords Amber Absolute.


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  9. Re: The Fragrance you have the most bottles of...

    At one time I had 30 bottles of Pure Malt I found at Macy's when it was hard to find. Sold em all, they did look nice while I had them. I own a 4.2 oz tester and 2.5 of the pre reformulated Zino....
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    Re: Has A*Men Pure Malt been reformulated?

    There's a Basenotes member that has a website dedicated to testing different versions of popular reformulated fragrances. I believe his name is Marciu. He seems to be the definitive person to ask.
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    I give up on The One

    It's a good fragrance if you're going to be around sensitive noses. Of course they're probably going to be the only people that can smell it. I smell it for about an hour and then it goes "poof!" An...
  12. Re: Does anyone use the "pick something random to wear" wardrobe feature?

    With as many fragrances as you own it would probably crash the software.


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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    The dry down is where it took a wrong turn with me. The notes just became a sweet orange vanilla blob. Could be my skin, but I also thought it smelled a bit odd.


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    Poll: Do You Have a Collection or a Wardrobe?

    Realistically I only wear about 5 fragrances on a regular basis. Most of those are versatile daytime fragrances. Wardrobe.


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  15. Re: Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure really does smell like Aventus.

    Aventus is in another galaxy. Performance wise it's comparable to Dior Homme Cologne 2013. It's actually a nice little fragrance that's pretty refreshing. Has almost none of the smokiness of Aventus...
  16. Re: Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure really does smell like Aventus.

    Well when they smell this close to the original item it's fitting. Performance wise though they can't compare which is understandable considering Aventus costs 10 to 15 times as much.
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    Re: Best alternative to L'eau d'Issey

    That sounds like a nice mix of fragrances. Will have to try that one.
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    Re: Top 5 Designer Fragrances

    1. M7
    2. Dior Homme Intense
    3. YSL Rive Gauche
    4. Thierry Mugler A*men
    5. Dior Homme Sport
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I think you're right on the money about it being an odd pricing setup. Also, when I bought the DHI there were 3 avaliable and after I bought mine at $52 it then went up to $73. It could also be the...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    What I noticed about fragrancenet EBay auctions is that they get cheaper if no one buys them. I got the bottle of Pure Leather for $20 which is about 50% off the tester or NIB bottle. I would just...
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    Re: Best alternative to L'eau d'Issey

    Good call on the Bellagio Uomo fellas. It has an Issey vibe with a dryer sheet kind of freshness backed up by some spices.


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    Re: Scents that remind you of a log cabin

    Gucci Pour Homme I reminds me of sitting in a log cabin with a wood burning stove. M7 reminds me of a lodge in winter, sitting in front of a fireplace with a bottle of robitussin sitting on a table....
  23. Re: Dior Homme Sport Night — why is this so hard to find anything on?

    They probably had a tester of the 2008 version and a newer version. To avoid confusion they probably just pulled "night" out of their ass.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Was able to get a full wearing of Ultra Zest today and was pretty surprised at how close this smells to Pure Havane. The cherry note that Pure Havane is famous for is front and center. Another thing...
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    Re: Insurrection II

    This house is becoming a favorite of mine. Pure and Dark are both well done fragrances. Wild is supposed to be even closer to Pure Havanne than these two. Pure doesn't really smell like Aventus to...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Yeah, I think some of the pricing is a bit odd. I like the fact they're doing this because buying used fragrances is always a bit risky. With Fragrancenet you at least know it's not fake and probably...
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    Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Yeah, I'm thinking 99%.lol. Keep these on your radar on EBay. Seems like these are the returned bottles for whatever reasons. They probably don't want to mess with the exact amount in the bottle and...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Ok guys. I just got this in the mail a couple of days ago and was obviously very happy at what Fragrancenet deems half-full. I also picked up a bottle of Pure Leather which was dirt cheap. Here's a...
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    Re: M7 a must have?

    Honestly I wouldn't pay the prices they're asking for it. It's one of my favorite fragrances, but the vintage and reformulated versions are extremely strong and not really that versatile. In my...
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    Re: Where's the love for Polo Double Black?

    I like the smell, but don't care for the way it wears on the skin.
  31. Re: Are ANY of the James Bond 007 colognes worth bothering to sniff, much less own?

    They're pretty bad. I'd rather own a MJ fragrance


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    Aqua Fahrenheit

    Aqua Fahrenheit, Dior Homme Sport, and Eau Savage could be the only citrus fragrances I own and I would be content.


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  33. Re: Thinking about watering down my Aventus with Ab spirit silver

    Buy a bottle of Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure. Its basically the opening of Aventus without the smokey drydown and projection. Good for daily wear and hotter days.


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    Re: Going out scentless.

    Most of us own more bottles than the candles on our birthday cakes. Going out scentless and not having a SOTD should result in an instant banning. Shame..shame..


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  35. Re: Frags in your collection that aren't even worthy of air-freshener status

    Nautica Aqua Rush.


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  36. Re: Knock off scents that are actually better than original

    I prefer Creed Original Santal over Joop and Mont Blanc Individual


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  37. Re: Lomani Intense Black, best frag for the money?

    It took only a couple of wearings before it started to wear on me. I own Quorum Silver which I think is a better fragrance if you like cedar.


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    Re: New - Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male

    A spicier version of Le Male would probably resemble something like La Nuit D' L'homme especially if it has cardamom.


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  39. Re: Has Carolina Herrera CH for Men gone through reformulation(s)?

    My bottle had a green tint to the juice, but I think that's because of lighting. In direct light it was more of a slight tan color. I don't think it's been reformulated..


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    Re: Youtube Reviewers.............

    My position is that I like fragrances and anyone that takes the time to discuss them is alright in my book. Whether that be in this forum or the more entertainment driven YouTube. I actually enjoy...
  41. Re: What was the last bottle you completely finished???

    Cool Water Frozen last year 3.4 oz.

    Dior Homme Sport this year.


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  42. Re: Better compliment-getter Pure Malt or Pure Havane?

    The dry down in the original non reformulation A*men is a masterpiece in my opinion. The sacrifice is the harsh strong opening which basically makes the dry down. PM tweaks the base and I believe...
  43. [CONUS] Re: Issey Miyake Summer 2009 Eau D'ete Summer Edition, Burberry, Baldessarini, Hanae Mori

    Bump. This thread will be deleted after this week. If you want something either PM me or make a reasonable offer.
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    Re: Which Issey Miyake flanker you like best

    I hoarded it and bought 4 bottles recently. Yeah, man it's a home run for a summer fragrance in my book. Besides the really nice opening it seems to project and last a lot better than any of the...
  45. Re: Better compliment-getter Pure Malt or Pure Havane?

    I've gotten compliments with both of them, but different types of compliments. Pure Malt was a straight up compliment. Pure Havane was more of a question of what kind of cologne I was wearing. Pure...
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    Re: Fresh all year scent for work?

    Cereus No.7, Prada Infusion D'homme, Aqua Fahrenheit, Lanvin Sport.
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    Re: Which Issey Miyake flanker you like best

    Yep :dankk2:
  48. Re: 2015 release: Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche Pour Homme.

    I like the 1881 line and this one looks very nice for the spring and summer.
  49. 2015 release: Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche Pour Homme.

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=35153&stc=1
    2015 celebrates the 25th anniversary of the classic fragrances from Cerruti—1881 Men (introduced in 1990 as an aromatic-fougere). The...
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    Re: Chez Bond no. 9

    Chez Bond was one of my worst blind buys. That candy accord in the dry down just doesn't work with the Cool Water opening. This could have been really good if they would have amped up the tea note...
  51. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    Bond No.9 New Haarlem
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    Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Doubl post
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    Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Good point. I wasn't really focused so much on the price as I was on the fact that they're offering it as an option. To each his own.


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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Look at the winning bids. It went up over $20 after I bought mine. I got it for $52.09 actually.


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    Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Double post.
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Lol. One could always hope for more. I'll have some fun with it and post a picture of it when I receive it. I could always dream that it would be vintage juice.


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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Lol. I thought it was a decent deal. Link to a $40 shipped 1.7 bottle of DHI.


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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    You paid $52.90 for a full bottle of DHI?


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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Yes. Look for the Condition heading on the left and check the Used box. It should sort it for you.


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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I'd just like to clarify that I bought one of these bottles knowing it was half full. They do state it in the listing title and description to avoid confusion. I'm a bit confused at why it went up...
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    Re: Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    Yeah, I didn't realize it either, but there's actually quite a few different auctions stating less than full. Here's a link...
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    Fragrancenet and half full bottles.

    I was on EBay and Fragrancenet is selling bottles that "are at least half full or more." I took a chance and bought another bottle of DHI in this condition. Anyone bought bottles from them stating...
  63. Re: Would you say M7 Fresh is a precursor to YSL's more modern frags ?

    M7 Fresh is all about the grapefruit and clean Oud note in opening. All of the notes combined smells a bit like fruit loops which sounds odd, but is actually really nice.


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    Re: 24 Gold - Still worth it?

    I'm surprised that it costs that much. I would shoot Scent Story an email and see how much it would cost direct from them.


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    Re: Losin' the love.

    I'm in the process of cutting down the outliers myself. Although on Ebay Kiton Man is going for less than $30:thumbsup:
  66. Re: Would you consider Fahrenheit to be a "fresh" fragrance?

    I'd like to add a few points to the discussion about Fahrenheit. The base of Fahrenheit is by no means fresh which is how they were able to pull off Absolute, 32, and Le Parfum. On the other hand...
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    Re: Losin' the love.

    Save your money. Fragrances aren't a necessity.
  68. Re: Everything you want in a fragrance! At last!

    It's infused with Brad Pitt's pits.


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  69. In your opinion, does it take a certain kind of guy to wear Aventus?

    People who are stuck on batch codes and believe in the "panty dropper." JK...anyone can wear it if it's not over sprayed.


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  70. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    ^^^^ Great information here.


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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    I'm waiting for my decant to arrive. Anyone have any thoughts after a few wearings? First impressions sound positive.


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    Re: Negative Comments

    I didn't make the connection when she first said it. Later on after she repeated it I realized it was DH she was referring to.


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    Re: Negative Comments

    Taste of Fragrance was "something smells like cat pee."
    Musc Ravageur was "smells like an old lady making Potpourri."
    VIW was "not that one again."
    Dior Homme was "something smells like bird...
  74. Re: A shocking fact : Creed is completely unknown in France's perfume shops

    Is The Hoff still on tour in France?


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  75. Would you consider Fahrenheit to be a "fresh" fragrance?

    It's dirty fresh.


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    Re: Help me pick my next Creed

    Original Vetiver or Erolfa.


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  77. [CONUS] Re: Issey Miyake Summer 2009, Dolce and Gabbana The One Platinum Edition, Dior Ho...

    Bump


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    once you go niche you never go back!

    I like the complexity of niche fragrances. What I don't like is that it can be hard to find situations to wear them. I can't imagine not having the versatility that designers bring to the table.

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    AXE White Label - NIGHT

    Nope and that's why I bought it. It's basically fresh with a little sweetness. Very generic smelling.


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    Re: AXE White Label - NIGHT

    I use the forest deo/anti spray. I will eventually getting around to trying it.


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  81. Re: Jordan Flight, suitable alternative to L'homme

    It is a nice fragrance for the price. I have always been a fan of the original and Flight is like an updated version of that. I don't remember it smelling like L'homme, but I had a hard time...
  82. Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit...

    When it comes to mismanaging your finances you're sure as hell not alone. If your budget doesn't allow it then don't buy it. You're not a fool as long as you learn from your mistakes. No sense in...
  83. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    Especially with the in laws. Lol. I don't think it's one fragrance in particular. They just know that I take the time to put it on knowing they enjoy it. Small details go along way with her family.
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  84. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    I get extra long hugs from pretty much every woman on my wife's side on the family. Yeah, I smell damn good and am proud of it.


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  85. Re: L'Homme Ideal by Guerlain - Eau De Cologne?!?!

    It makes sense being the rumors the original Guerlain Homme and a few others in the line are discontinued such as L'eau. I agree that this is going to be awesome or an odd blend.


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  86. Poll: Re: Battle of the inexpensive Pure Havane alternatives

    Samba Skin is the only one I've smelled, but it is damn near a carbon copy. It has more tobacco and added cinnamon. Avant Garde I don't find to be anything like Pure Havane. Same goes for CK One...
  87. Re: Contradictions between SOTD and financial positions

    I remember the days (years) of spending all my money on partying. I survived by hitting every happy hour I could after work. I don't think there was a day that I didn't have to look at my gas gauge...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Sounds decent so far with the spices setting the tone.
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    Re: Exceptional ... Because You Are for men

    Remember the shower caps..


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    Re: Insurrection II

    AB silver, IP II, and Glenn Perri Unpredictable Adventure are all decent to good clones of Aventus.


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  91. Re: Which aquatics are actually made of high quality ingredients?

    Imaginary Authors Falling into the Sea - It's quite a bit different than any aquatic I've smelled. There's a watery fruit thing going on that blends really well with the florals and citrus.

    Guy...
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    Re: Frags with an ultimate GOTHIC vibe?

    Zino Davidoff. Essence of vampire.


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    Joop! Recommendations

    I've owned Nightflight, Wild, Jump, Go, Homme, Splash, and Wolfgang. Jump is very good. It smells a little like Allure Homme Sport, lasts and projects very well. Nightflight is a mixed bag. Go and...
  94. Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    I think you make a good point about some of the YouTube reviewers and how their reviews are more fluff than substance. I would also argue that some are very concise and present the fragrance in a fun...
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    Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey vs JPG Le Male

    They're two totally different fragrances so it's hard to choose. I love Issey Miyake because I also like Acqua Di Gio. If you don't like ADG then odds are you won't like IM. Le Male is a vanilla and...
  96. Re: Thoughts on Lucky Number 6 by Lucky Brand?

    I enjoy wearing it as a casual scent. It has a clean cherry accord that puts in a category of sporty oriental. As others have stated it's made by Claiborne so expect something along the lines of...
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    Re: NEW: Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

    Essenza was very good so I don't see why this one wouldn't be. Looks spicy and a bit dirty which might turn out to be a nice change of pace from the citrus/herbal freshness.
  98. Re: What are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Fragrance Bros because they're brutally honest as mentioned and funny.
    Al...Street Scents.. I respect that and don't rub it in.
    MyMickers is just fun to watch.
    Robes08 because he's very thorough...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    Be nice to hear your thoughts on this one Hednic.
  100. [CONUS] Issey Miyake Summer 2009 Eau D'ete Summer Edition, Burberry, Baldessarini, Hanae Mori

    CONUS only. Shipping is included in prices.

    Issey Miyake Eau D'ete Summer Edition 2009 4.2 oz. Opened up to test it. Used about 10 sprays so 99% full. $65....
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