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  1. Re: Please help me pick a fragrance to wear to the club tomorrow night

    The one that gives you the most confidence
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    Re: A*Men blind buy.

    I will echo drseid and mesaboogie in saying that this is a very polarizing scent, especially the opening. I recommend multiple testings of this one first before buying, instead of going in blind. ...
  3. Re: What was your first niche fragrance? How did it make you feel?

    First and only: Tea for Two by L'Artisan Parfumeur. Made me feel blissfully comfortable and cozy. In fact, I think I'm going to go use a small spray right now.
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    Re: Please school me on L´Artisan Parfumeur

    I've only tried (and currently own) Tea for Two, but I love it. Smoky, slightly sweet black tea and spices.
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    Re: Aventus for 19 year old guy?

    The most important thing should be that YOU like your fragrance. Go out and test out some fragrances to see what you like! :)
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    Re: Next purchase: Rive Gauche PH or Live Jazz?

    I prefer Rive Gauche pour Homme. While the drydown of Live Jazz is great stuff, that lemon/grapefruit/mint opening can be a bit sharp and unpleasant sometimes, IMHO. RGpH smells great the entire...
  7. Re: Do you get any compliment while wearing Live Jazz?

    Nope. Wears extremely close to the skin on me, so that might have something to do with it.



    Funny, I get the reverse...top notes for me can be screechy sometimes (although sometimes it can be...
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    Re: Bought Zirh Ikon - Blown Away!

    I recently picked up a 75 mL of this for $8, and I'm quite pleased. I'm surprised at how smooth it is (well, on my skin), although it is a bit light.

    On another note, Kevin's review of Ikon at...
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    Re: Your most formal fragrance

    I don't own too many formal scents, but I think these qualify somewhat...

    Azzaro pour Homme by Azzaro
    La Nuit de L'Homme (EDT) by Yves Saint Laurent
    Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent
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    Re: New James Bond fragrance!

    A Bond scent (well, to me at least) would have to include notes of leather and Scotch...probably a bit of smoke too.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 29, 2012

    Burberry London for Men by Burberry. Pajamas and a lazy Sunday gave me the urge to wear it.
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    Re: Your first cologne

    Gap Blue No. 655 for Him by Gap. Still have the bottle too, although I think the juice inside might've turned.
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    Re: CLASSIC MEN-Bath and Body Works

    Picked up a bottle of the cologne spray and the body lotion since they were both in the 75% off bin. A bit after the opening, it vaguely reminds me of L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent (edit: but not as...
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    Re: Surprisingly Budget-Friendly Gems

    Surprised nobody's said Rive Gauche pour Homme yet.
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    Re: Tommy Bahama cologne?

    I'm not sure, maybe some others on the board could elaborate. Are you talking about the men's or women's version?

    For the men's version, I get a lot of pepper and some pencil shavings...the...
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    Re: Your first niche bottle ( OFFICIAl THREAD)

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26121564.jpg

    Tea for Two by L'Artisan Parfumeur. Between the descriptions and praise I read on here, a 50% sale and (dun-dun-dun) word of discontinuation, I was...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage hype

    Considering the price, it's alright.

    For me, it's best not smelled up close. If I just get whiffs of it throughout the day, it smells nice, whereas if I sniff a spot I sprayed up close, it smells...
  18. Re: Which of these stronger, "old man" cheaper scents would be alright in 90 degree humidity?

    For me, Rive Gauche pour Homme for sure.

    (And I wouldn't consider it "cheaper" or "old man" like. It radiates quality and fits me like a glove...and I'm only 23! :p)
  19. Looking for some recommendations for a friend that enjoys 'Noir' by Bath & Body Works

    As mentioned in the title, I have a friend that's finally settled on a fragrance that he likes (Noir by Bath & Body Works), and is open to trying out some other fragrances. Unfortunately, he's not...
  20. Has anyone ever tried layering Body Kouros and Lolita Lempicka au Masculin?

    I always see these two brought up, alongside Bulgari Black, as the Menardo trio. So, I figured it might be fun to try layering BK and LLaM considering some of the similarities between the two...that...
  21. Re: Recommend fragrances for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    Oooh, this looks like a fun thread. I could use a few recommendations for stuff to look into.

    leecher88...you have a pretty varied wardrobe, so I'm not sure, haha. Seeing 1 Million, Le Male,...
  22. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    My sampled list / collection isn't too expansive, but I'll give this a go...

    From Michael_C:

    Fahrenheit by Christian Dior
    Green Irish Tweed by Creed
    Bulgari Black by Bulgari
    Infusion d'Homme...
  23. Re: Choose a Signature/Favorite fragrance launched in your year of birth

    Tough choice...suppose I'll go with Fahrenheit by Christian Dior (1988).

    Quite a few releases in 1988...among some others that jumped out at me are Cool Water, Jazz, Garrigue, New West for Him,...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 18th, 2012

    Hey hey, Friday!

    SOTD: Lolita Lempicka au Masculin by Lolita Lempicka.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 17th, 2012

    Happy Thursday! My SOTD is Body Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent.

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120223.jpg
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    Re: Body Kouros Enigma!

    I didn't get any similarities between the two...but your post inspires me to try them both again to see if I can pick up on anything new.
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    Re: Acqua di Gio essenza-not so 'essenza'

    While sampling the fragrance, have you asked anyone else if they could smell it after you could no longer detect it on yourself?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

    HIYO. My SOTD is Old Spice by Procter & Gamble.

    http://www.pharmapacks.com/product_images/i/667/a1273370_8325__44986.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

    Hallooooooooo. My SOTD is...

    Live Jazz by Yves Saint Laurent.

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.1945.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 14th, 2012

    And again and again and again and again

    Infusion d'Homme by Prada

    http://boisdejasmin.com/images/old/6a00d8341c706153ef0133f4366166970b-pi.jpg
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    Re: Your Wardrobe Top 10

    Only started using the wardrobe SOTD function in December, but here's where I'm at now:

    01) Infusion d'Homme by Prada [19]
    02) Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent [13]
    03) Body Kouros...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 13th, 2012

    G'morn! Today I reached for Tea for Two by L'Artisan Parfumeur.

    http://www.artisanparfumeur.com/images/dmImage/SourceImage/L_Artisan_Tea_for_two.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 12th May

    Good evening. My SOTD (SOTE?) is La Nuit de L'Homme by Yves Saint Laurent.

    http://www.moodiereport.com/images/YSL%20la%20nuit%20de%20lhomme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 10, 2012

    Good day! My SOTD is (yet again) Infusion d'Homme by Prada.

    http://www.italiq-expos.com/news/images/Beaute/Parfum/affiche-prada.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 9, 2012

    Hello! My SOTD is Set Sail St. Barts for Men by Tommy Bahama.

    http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/article/1963b.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    Hello! Today I am wearing Azzaro pour Homme by Azzaro.

    http://i40.tinypic.com/21orig4.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 7, 2012

    Hello! My SOTD is Rive Gauche pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent.

    http://www.easycorner.com/ysl_com/pubs/cs_511x329_douglas_ysl_frag_riveGauchePourHomme.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 6, 2012

    (sorry, double post)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 6, 2012

    Hello! My SOTD is Infusion d'Homme by Prada.

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_UKBZddr3hLo/TR23XWHkpnI/AAAAAAAAAY0/boQ6f9A5FXM/s640/Prada+Infusion+D%2527Homme+1+-+Male+Extrvaganza.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, May 5, 2012

    Bustin' out my sample of Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf today :)
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 3, 2012

    89°F here in MI (at least where I am), so I decided to go with Live Jazz by Yves Saint Laurent. :)

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.1943.jpg
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    Re: Scents hated at first but now loved

    Out of the few that I've sampled so far, I've gone from indifference to love with:

    Dior Homme
    Rive Gauche pour Homme
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    Re: Clean cut, professional and well groomed !?

    Rive Gauche pour Homme
    Infusion d'Homme
  44. Re: Recommend me for spring/summer: YSL Live Jazz or Nautica Voyage or ...

    As far as daytime wear is concerned, Live Jazz! The fragrance seems to be somewhat skin-dependent though...I get a mint tea vibe with a drydown that reminds me of some Creed fragrances. It's not...
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    Re: Body Kouros gone bad!????

    Over the course of the few months that I've owned Body Kouros, I've definitely been noticing notes that I haven't before (in particular, I've been noticing some anise in the opening the past few...
  46. Re: Pick a number, win a Spicebomb sample with mini aftershave balm..U.S. only:).

    242.
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    Re: Rive Gauche is perfect.

    This one's finally agreeing with me; I don't get that egg note anymore. Works best for me in slightly cool weather, coupled with a crisp button-up and some slim khakis.

    ...I have a feeling I...
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations please!

    Funny, your son sounds like me (I spin deep house and I have piercings! Just not a lot), except I'm only 23 and went the engineering route.

    Perhaps you could look into YSL's Live Jazz...a blast of...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Immortal Mine

    That bottle is the cat's pajamas.

    Also,



    ...what would that even smell like?
  50. Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense vs YSL La Nuit de L'homme

    Interesting; I rather liked the regular Amber Pour Homme and detested Amber Intense the first few times I tried it. I'll have to go back and revisit it (PAPHI).
  51. Re: Coffee scents? Not very sweet and something that lasts, suggestions?

    I've heard that Café Noir by Ava Luxe is supposed to be a great coffee scent, but I haven't tried it.
  52. Re: My first experience with the legendary "Tobacco Vanille"

    Tobacco Vanille is some wonderful stuff. Reminds me of when my father smokes his Vanilla Cavendish pipe tobacco, although a bit less smoky.
  53. Re: What To Look For In Atomizer? And Good Sources To Purchase?

    I have a 3 mL spray atomizer from Sephora that works alright. Pretty decent spray cloud (better than on some of the 100 mL bottles I own) too.
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  54. Re: Viktor and Rolf Secret Service...I feel so special!

    ...a crummy commercial? Son of a...
  55. Re: Do you ever wear the same fragrance TWO DAYS IN A ROW?

    I wear whatever fits my mood. If I feel like wearing the same frag two days (or more) in a row, I will. :)
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    Re: Designer fragrance for the summer?

    CTRL+f "Live Jazz" ...good.

    Also (while not an aquatic), I'll second the earlier suggestion of Prada Infusion d'Homme. The fizzy opening and soapy heart are quite excellent.
  57. Thread: M7 relaunch

    by lovejon
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    Re: M7 relaunch

    In all seriousness though, found this on Yelp

    51 E Oak St
    Chicago, IL 60686
    Neighborhood: Near North Side
    (312) 751-8995
    www.ysl.com
  58. Thread: M7 relaunch

    by lovejon
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    Re: M7 relaunch

    If you have to ask, you're apparently not VIP.

    lolz
  59. Thread: M7 relaunch

    by lovejon
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    Re: M7 relaunch

    From YSL's website...

    BAL HARBOUR
    Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue
    +1 305 868 4424

    BEVERLY HILLS
    326 North Rodeo Drive
    +1 310 271 4110
  60. Thread: M7 relaunch

    by lovejon
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    Re: M7 relaunch

    Interesting...I posted on YSL's facebook (on Feb 3rd?) inquiring about the M7 relaunch, and they mentioned that they'd be bringing La Collection to the US in March :/

    I'm not liking this conflict...
  61. Re: SOTD - Feb/14/2012 - Vallentines Day (also, my birthday)

    Happy birthday d4N13L! Today I am rocking...

    http://www.healthline.com/blogs/outdoor_health/uploaded_images/vicks-730724.jpg

    ...for I am fighting off a nasty cold. :P

    Edit: I have also have...
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    Re: Rive Gauche is perfect.

    Interesting, I find the drydown to have a nice, cool, earthy (yet clean? maybe like a cold, smooth stone) vibe to it, but the opening is hit or miss for me...sometimes I get this off-putting,...
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    Re: Axe Anarchy = La Nuit de L'Homme

    On that note: http://boisdejasmin.typepad.com/_/2011/03/the-other-side-of-luxurious-perfumery-functional-fragrances.html

    I found this to be an interesting read on fine vs. functional fragrances.
  64. Re: MARRY, DATE or DUMP, Male Fragrance Edition: Round 2 PRADA

    MARRY: Prada Infusion d'Homme
    DATE: Prada Amber
    DUMP: Prada Amber Intense
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    Re: Just ordered Tea for Two........

    I received my (blind bought) bottle of this a few days ago. I get a nice blast of smoke (not like an ashtray, though) at the beginning, and then after a few minutes the smoke gives way to a...
  66. Re: New Fragrance: La Nuit de L’Homme Frozen Cologne

    http://i2.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/001/123/xzibit-wtf.jpg

    Anyway, I'll give it a try if I happen to come across it, I guess
  67. Re: Lost sense of smell, favorite fragrance discontinued - help?

    Hi there,

    I don't have any personal experience with Tobacco Flower Cologne, but after some searching, I found a few suggestions for you to sample here:...
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    Re: Nautica voyage or L'eu d'Issey

    Nautica Voyage is alright!

    In addition, since you are looking for a spring/summer fragrance, I recommend you check out Live Jazz :)
  69. Is there any difference between the Prada IdH EDT spray and splash?

    Figured I needed to stop lurking eventually, haha. Anyway, I was looking to acquire a bottle of Prada IdH, but I had a couple of questions regarding the different types of bottles available.


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