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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    SOTN

    Patchouli Nobile by Nobile 1942
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    SOTD

    Pour Monsieur by Chanel
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Completely agree Jack. It’s criminally good! Congratulations on your new acquisition ;)
  4. Re: Not Enough Days in the Year to Enjoy All the Fragrances I Own! Argh!

    Perhaps try to only wear more than one on certain days of the week. If you wore two per day on weekends that would allow another 104 wears over the course of a year and it would still allow you to...
  5. Re: Nicoli patchouli intense anything similar?

    There are many great patchoulis out there to be had but it’s quite unique as far as patchoulis go. If I liked PI I wouldn’t waste my time or money searching for something else that isn’t it. It is...
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    Re: Best Modern Clean Masculines

    Vetiris by Lubin
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    Re: Very disappointed

    Being heavy might give the impression they can’t break but unfortunately they can and do.
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    Re: Very disappointed

    That’s a bummer. The only time I damaged a bottle I managed to break a substantial piece of glass off of the bottom of my bottle of L’Egoiste. The rest of the bottle held up though so no loss of...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Acqua di Parma Colonia - putting it back into rotation - light but a very satisfying wear
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    SOTN

    Lauder For Men by Estee Lauder
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    SOTD

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

    SOTN

    Lauder For Men by Estee Lauder
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

    SOTD

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
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    Re: Best way to spend £100

    With £100 in your pocket maybe try Penhaligon’s. They have a wide selection ranging from classic to more modern styles and have many under the ton mark.
  15. Re: Can ppl tell if you're wearing a cheap fragrance?

    I’ve had people compliment me or say things like ‘MMMmmm you smell nice’ or ‘What aftershave are you wearing? It smells really good’ or had people come closer to get a better smell. Also rarely a...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    SOTN

    Millesime Imperial by Creed
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    SOTD

    French Lover by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Antaeus or Bel Ami?

    Some days I prefer Bel Ami. Other days I prefer Antaeus. Both are worthy.
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    I see what you mean about trying to get a grip or good feel for them. I think of a Fougere as being sweet, green, usually foresty/ferny and having a soapy feel about it in some way. Paco Rabanne Pour...
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Do you have any faves Bavard?


    On a side note I sometimes see Barbershop Fougeres as distinct enough from the larger genre of Aromatic Fougeres.
  21. Poll: Re: Blue de Chanel vs Dior Sauvage, Who did it best?

    I don’t see the original EdTs of either Bleu or Sauvage as being all that close to except for a couple of shared ingredients and a similar bottle colour.

    Bleu comes across as a more traditional...
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    Re: Barbershop Fougeres

    Here are my picks

    Brut - Very overlooked nowadays I suspect because of the price and generational stigma but if it was £100 more and sold under a different name people would probably lose their...
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    Re: Grateful for your thoughts

    Taking your current fragrances into consideration would probably go with Dior Eau Sauvage Parfum.
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    Re: Save only 1 fragrance!

    https://media.giphy.com/media/NEvPzZ8bd1V4Y/giphy.gif
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Bois du Portugal by Creed

    It’s entered the gorgeous sandalwood stage where all the notes have already introduced themselves, they all have a drink in hand and are slowly swaying to the music after...
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    Re: Save only 1 fragrance!

    Must be quite different to the Ellena version.




    I should probably sample more of the Rojas although I felt many of the ones I tried were far too overpriced for what was in the bottle.
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    Re: Save only 1 fragrance!

    Great pick. Thought you might go for this or a vintage bottle of Antaeus/Sport or perhaps Pour Monsieur EdT Concentree.
  28. Poll: Re: Blue de Chanel vs Dior Sauvage, Who did it best?

    Jacques Polge for Chanel
  29. Re: Dior Eau Sauvage Cologne ... advice please?

    I would pass on the ES Cologne personally.

    In the current iterations Chanel PM EdT, Chanel AHSC and DHC

    - Chanel Pour Monsieur is the sweetest. It has a phenomenal sweet lemon note in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd July, 2020

    SOTE

    Bois du Portugal by Creed
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    Re: Save only 1 fragrance!

    If that day were today,

    Bois du Portugal (vintage)
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    SOTD
    Fendi Uomo by Fendi
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd July, 2020

    SOTD
    Fendi Uomo by Fendi
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st July, 2020

    SOTE

    Egoiste by Chanel
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    Re: Favorite Leather Fragrances!!!!

    Fendi Uomo

    Antaeus / Polo

    Bogart Signature
    Bel Ami



    Ombre Leather
  36. Re: New to Fragrances- would love a bit of help!

    Maybe try Halfeti by Penhaligon’s.
    They don’t smell exactly alike but have a similar sweet oriental woody feel with spices, amber and woods. When you wear it you’ll see what I mean. Performance is...
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    Re: How Did You Become A Fragrance Lover?

    It’s been everpresent in my life. Most of the people I knew wore fragrances throughout my childhood so my interest started on a very good footing.
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    Re: Sauvage EDP vs GIT

    GIT hands down.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th June, 2020

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Eau Sauvage by Christian Dior
  41. Re: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa or Acqua Di Parma Colonia Essenza

    Essenza is probably my favourite from the entire AdP lineup. Smells great and I get very good performance. Many of the others just miss the mark. The original Colonia would be a close second choice.
  42. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    +1 Fendi Uomo
  43. Re: Emotional states and fragrances to match.

    Happy mossy shaves - Rive Gauche Pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th June, 2020

    Aventus by Creed
  45. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    Aventus
  46. Re: Please recommend some musky scents for the summer

    Eucris Eau de Parfum by Geo F Trumper

    Sits somewhere between Kouros and Himalaya in terms of your idea of clean/musky. Floral, spicy, musky and fresh. Worth a look if it’s available where you are.
  47. Re: Nothing unisex about it: most unapologetically masculine fragrance?

    There are loooooads but here are a few

    Polo
    Fahrenheit
    Incident Diplomatique
    Bogart Signature
    Eucris
    Brut
    Rive Gauche PH
    Pasha
  48. Re: Am I the only one that HATES Dior Eau Sauvage, but LOVES Armani Eau Pour Homme?

    I think both are great and best in vintage formulations.

    You won’t like everything you try but there will probably be many that you do.
  49. Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    [LEFT]

    I don't think he has confused anything of the sort. If people don't agree with your neo-so-called-progressive classifications doesn't make them ignorant of the world.

    Also calling...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th June, 2020

    Love this stuff!
  51. Re: There is a reason they're classics and still around

    The way things become classics is very interesting. In some way they satisfy something we are looking for but also often provide a new perspective. Eau Sauvage took classic citrus with oakmoss as...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Hi Ncal. Thanks for posting some pictures. This isn’t really what I meant regarding substantial evidence outside of Creed.

    Take any company even a quarter the age of what Creed has stated....
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    Re: Making perfume : Clear liquid?

    Glad to help. Better to have many give the answer than none. xii also mentioned molecular distilates but I wasn’t sure if this was what they mentioned in the Q and A so went and found the video for...
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    Re: Making perfume : Clear liquid?

    Here is the video of their Q and A. The whole thing is interesting but the part in relation to colour starts at around 58 minutes. Carlos also mentions the name of the company they use.

    ...
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    Re: Making perfume : Clear liquid?

    I watched a Q and A with Frederic Malle and Carlos Benaim and this topic came up. They described a specific process used to remove colour or make the fragrance liquid completely clear. I can’t...
  56. Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    Perhaps you’re conflating racism with target marketing. If D&G use an Italian model is that racism? Or Guerlain a French woman? Do they have to be clinically obese to satisfy your idea of fairness or...
  57. Re: A few questions about L'Instant de Guerlain EDT/EDP/Extreme

    1. I like both the EDT and EDP. The citrus is more enhanced in the EDT. The cacao and patchouli are enhanced in the EDP.

    2. For me the current EDP is worth it.

    3. The original Eau Extreme was...
  58. Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    This is exactly what I meant when I said Pour Homme / Pour Femme / Unisex. Everyone understands it.
  59. Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    Why should it offend someone that a bottle of fragrance says Pour Homme or Pour Femme? Should it stop them wearing it? Would it stop any sane person from buying it? If they are so easily perturbed by...
  60. Re: How to "perk up" Terre d'Hermes parfum?

    These are just my thoughts and I haven’t tried these myself but you asked.

    Going in the citrus direction I would probably try something like Allure Homme Edition Blanche by Chanel to add a creamy...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd June, 2020

    L’Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme by Guerlain
  62. Re: Your top 5 worn fragrances as of right now?

    5 most worn of the last month

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    Fendi Uomo by Fendi 6 wears
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    Aventus by Creed 5 wears
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    Él by Arquiste 4 wears
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    Black Suede by Avon 2 wears
  63. Re: Which ten fragrances best represent the history of men's perfume?

    This is a historically significant mens dozen rather than a breakdown of why each and every one is significant but they do represent some fragrant peaks

    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    Acqua di Parma...
  64. Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    To all the dads out there, Happy Fathers day! Today is a great day to remind your kids what a dad fragrance should smell like. My dad is wearing Brut by Faberge and he smells fabulously masculine....
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    Re: Problem with Fougere Royale bottle

    Rolled up some sandpaper and sanded the inside of the lid. Now the lid fits perfectly (push fit) onto the bottle and the collar is also staying put where it should. Cheers :beer:
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    Re: Problem with Fougere Royale bottle

    Thank you all for the replies. The cap is solid metal, probably steel with a chrome plating. The inside of the lid has a white plastic rubber inner with 6 fine protrusions which grip the collar for a...
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    Problem with Fougere Royale bottle

    I’ve noticed a problem with my bottle of Houbigant Fougere Royale - the inside of the heavy lid grips and pulls the atomiser collar off the bottle when the lid is removed to spray. Perhaps the...
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    Re: The 34 Bottle Threshold/Rule.

    There’s definitely a point at which it’s straightforward and suddenly flips to requiring some managing.

    At around 40 in some form of rotation I now wear more than one a day and still feel I don’t...
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    Re: Phtaloblue by Tauer

    Will definitely give the Phtaloblue a try, sounds intriguing....
    but lets give him a little friend...
    maybe Yellow Ochre...
    and then beat the devil out of him!

    Happy sampling and God bless my...
  70. Re: Do you like or dislike fragrances based on criteria OTHER THAN SMELL(and performance)?

    The smell is king. Performance is also important but not usually a deal breaker unless it’s gone within an hour. The only exception I’ve made is Chanel Pour Monsieur EdT which needs an enormous...
  71. Re: List and discuss newish fougeres ('nougeres') released over the past 10 years or so .....

    Also Le Barbier de Tanger by MDCI

    It shares the metallic edge of Egoiste Platinum by Chanel and Fougere L’Aube by Rogue
  72. Re: Do you wear a fragrance that other people like on you, even if you don't care for it yourself?

    No.
  73. Re: List and discuss newish fougeres ('nougeres') released over the past 10 years or so .....

    Good to know. Thanks Anton. I’ll give it a go next opportunity I get.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th June, 2020

    SOTD - Millesime Imperial by Creed
    SOTE - Himalaya by Creed
    SOTN - Bijan For Men by Bijan
  75. Re: What “feminine” marketed fragrance would you most like to smell on a man?

    I agree.
  76. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    For sure. It feels like an enormous dollop of a strange patchouli in a fragrance.
    I could imagine Malle asking Jovanovic ‘Would you like some fragrance with your patchouli?’
  77. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    Having a Male Fragrance Forum is useful. It allows people, especially men new to the forum to quickly see what is being discussed about mens fragrance. The same with women and the Female Fragrance...
  78. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    https://i.makeagif.com/media/2-27-2015/yvz04P.gif
  79. Re: List and discuss newish fougeres ('nougeres') released over the past 10 years or so .....

    I’ll have to try this. Have you tried El? It’s another ‘clean’ Kouros. I’m curious to smell how close they are.
  80. Re: List and discuss newish fougeres ('nougeres') released over the past 10 years or so .....

    Mousse Illuminee by Rogue Perfumery - wonderful green, floral, spicy and soapy fougere. I reviewed this some time back.

    El by Arquiste - a clean animalic fougere which also hints at older chypres...
  81. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Yeah I’m not Mike Tyson, I don’t have a gimp mask or a chopper like Zed...and I’m not Indiana Jones so I guess it’s not for me. I still regularly enjoy and appreciate other fragrances like...
  82. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    .

    +1
  83. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    I agree gender fluidity has nothing to do with a conversation about fragrances, however you mention it in your very first post.

    No one has ever said someone can’t say that they enjoy a fragrance...
  84. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    Mansplaining is a misnomer because it has nothing to do with men and also nothing to do with explaining. It has everything to do with attacking the manner in which a participant is discussing an...
  85. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    Terms like mansplaining and gender fluidity are not terms that come about by accident. They are deliberately constructed by thinktanks to cause discord and divide people. Ever heard of the Hegelian...
  86. Re: Do any ladies here wear Jo Loves fragrances?

    Nothing grabbed me when I tried the Jo Loves line. Around the same time Zara released their Jo Malone perfumed line and I found those more interesting. I enjoyed the scent of Fleur de Patchouli and...
  87. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Rien Intense Incense - I don’t understand why someone would particularly enjoy smelling of turpentine.
  88. Re: Perceptions based on the Poster's Gender inside BN... Unconscious Bias?

    None of this has anything to do with fragrance, just provoking people to engage in conversations about gender. This is the third thread of this type in a week...but there’s no agenda. Honest.
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    Poll: Re: Kouros versus Aventus Poll

    Aventus is a dirty word to so many here, Explorer is like the new untainted safe version for BNers that want an Aventus genre fix and don’t have to be associated with the Aventians. Vintage Kouros is...
  90. Re: Perfume disenchantment. Advice/thoughts on it, pls

    I think everyone has moments of being in the peaks and valleys of fragrance.

    What was it about fragrance that got you interested in the first place?

    Perhaps you are looking in the wrong...
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    Poll: Re: Kouros versus Aventus Poll

    Both are great. I wear Aventus far more.

    Not saying I would want to, but I could reach for Aventus every day. Couldn’t do that with Kouros.

    The only thing I can see they have in common is...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Bois du Portugal by Creed
    Aventus by Creed
    Pour Monsieur by Chanel
    Incident Diplomatique by Jovoy
    El by Arquiste

    Also enjoying
    Black Suede by Avon (vtg) and Fendi Uomo by Fendi
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th June, 2020

    SOTE - Kouros
  94. Re: Allure Homme Sport vs Bleu de Chanel EDP

    Of the two prefer Bleu EdP. Has more going on in a good way. Dries down nice too.
  95. Poll: Re: How many bottles of Kouros do you own, 50 or 100 ml? POLL.

    1 x 100ml EdT circa 2017 (all white)
    1 x 50ml A/S circa 2007 (silver shoulders)
    Various other samples of vintage/flankers

    Was very familiar with the scent early on and somehow brings to mind...
  96. Re: Polo (Green) EdP Extreme Absolute Parfum..?

    I agree with techt.

    Nothing bests vintage of this in its lane from then until now as a smooth aromatic smoke pine leather. Benaim did a fantastic job.

    Making this into a higher concentration...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Fendi Uomo by Fendi
  98. Re: Have any of you smelled something, hated it, smelled it again, and then loved it?

    From a hate, no. I very rarely hate a fragrance though. There has to be something there to like even for the ones that have eventually grown on me.
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    Re: No stores- I'm bummed....

    Dude, your comments always have a way of lifting the day :beer:

    Will be glad when shops here are back to normal, open their doors as usual and people can look back at this thing as a distant...
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    Re: That’s Not “Vintage”

    By then many things will have changed.

    I also expect releases such as
    Davidoff Tepid Water (by then names like Cool and Hot will be too temperaturist),
    CK Meh,
    Elon’s Space Musk (Mars...
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