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    Re: Suggestions for an elegant mature perfume

    First happens to be one of her favourites too. As well as Chanels no. 5, Le De by Givenchy, Diva by Ungaro. But she has many more, and a fondness for the spciy oriental fragrances. Hence I like the...
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    Re: Suggestions for an elegant mature perfume

    Thanks for the suggestions already! I like Youth Dew and Boucheron..
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    Re: Best fragance for men of Yves Saint Laurent

    Rive Gauche
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    Re: new guy needs help!

    It does make sense :) maybe Chanel Pour Monsieur? It's a fresh, in a very classic way, classic chypre. It's very understated but elegant and refined. It matches well with a suit and more formal...
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    Re: Cologne for Fall and Winter!

    I myself really enjoy VC&A Pour Homme during fall/winter. It's elegant, it's sophisticated..it sort of conveys a certain 'savoir vivre' ..a mark of a gentleman with discerning tastes...a man who...
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    Re: new guy needs help!

    Well don't forget that with scents most of the time you don't even smell it on yourself (anymore) because you get used to the smell, people you will meet during the day will still smell the scent on...
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    Suggestions for an elegant mature perfume

    Hello,

    I was wondering, with the holidays in mind, if you could suggest to me a couple of elegant mature feminine perfumes. I'm by far not as knowledgable on the subject of women's fragrances as I...
  8. Thread: Suspenders?

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    Re: Suspenders?

    Ah that's also a possibility :) not my taste though.
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    Re: First Post: Looking for a Men's Cologne for work

    That's what I like about Antaeus. It says "I'm here, I'm bigger then you and you do not want to cross me". And whilst saying that it still remains classy. Sort of Gordon Gekko in a perfume bottle.
  10. Thread: Suspenders?

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    Re: Suspenders?

    The button ones offcourse. The clip ons are not my cup of tea. :P
  11. Thread: Need your help...

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    Re: Need your help...

    No idea wear you live but here Oscar Pour Lui and Ted Lapidus PH are not fragrances you encounter frequently.
  12. Thread: Suspenders?

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    Re: Suspenders?

    Why not?
  13. Thread: Need your help...

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    Re: Need your help...

    Maybe Chanel Antaeus? Or Drakkar Noir. Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui. Ted Lapidus Pour Homme. All four scents I personally love to wear. And imo masterpieces.
    You could try Armani Code or YSL Rive...
  14. Thread: Need your help...

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    Re: Need your help...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Does it have to be a fresh scent per se?
  15. Re: Obscure Brand - Murdock London (Gentlemen's Groomers)

    It looks a bit like the stuff from Taylor's of Old Bond Street and Geo.F. Trumper...those produce some high quality stuff.
  16. Re: Completely inexperienced & looking to move on to scents beyond Pacifica

    Chanel's Allure might by a decently priced scent that you like. Or Opium by YSL.
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    Re: perfume that would match me

    From your list go with Antaeus. It's a masterpiece that embodies class, masculinity, power and that 'I'm bigger than you' attitude.
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    Re: First Post: Looking for a Men's Cologne for work

    Allure or Egoiste by Chanel.
    YSL Jazz
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    Re: The ultimate Mr. Gordon Gekko Scent!

    I do think Oscar pour Lui & Antaeus have that massive 'I'm here and I'm bigger then you' feeling which suits Gekko.
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    Re: The ultimate Mr. Gordon Gekko Scent!

    I think either Chanel Antaeus or Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui.

    Love the Gekko character btw :D
  21. Thread: Suspenders?

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    Re: Suspenders?

    I did know that but I had to chose one term for the titel. :P
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Ah ok :) then I would probably like it :P.
    I tested Fahrenheit yesterday and I know it sounds strange given what else I like but for some reason I just didn't really like it. It didn't worked for me.
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    Re: Ck one appreciation thread

    I have to confess I have never owned nor smelled it :$ :$ :$

    But I don't know if it would fit my wardrobe though.
  24. Re: looking for a very strong scent for men , which lasts really long , plss help ,

    Quorum , Lapidus PH, Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui, Antaeus.
  25. Re: Obligatory recommendation thread for newest newbie

    Chanel Antaeus. It's distinctive and exudes masculinity, class and power. Maybe you'll offend a couple of 'one spray does it for me' people in the proces. :P

    If that is a tad too much try the...
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    Why the 80s fragrances? :P

    On topic: Kokorico ( I think it is utterly vile) and Tabac.
  27. Thread: Suspenders?

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    Suspenders?

    You guys still wear them? And if you do, do you wear them with suits exclusively or also in a more casual dress type(e.g. with blazer/grey dress pants)

    I wear them myself(I wear both, so belts as...
  28. Re: Famous fictional characters and their fragrances..

    Or something like Acqua di Parma for Vito Corleone. Or maybe he would be a Creed guy.
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    I actually always considered him more a Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui kind of guy. ^^
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Thanks again! I'm quite interesred in Narciso Rodriguez..it sounds interesting! It sounds extremely masculine:P

    Isn't Grey Flannel really woody?
    I always thought it was a woody scent but it's...
  31. Poll: Re: Strong, masculine personality. Deep, dark and powerful.

    I'd say it is more navy blazer/grey dress pants/dress shirt/tie/loafers or oxfords. :P
  32. Re: Famous fictional characters and their fragrances..

    I know it has but I couldn't really find it and it has been a while so I thought...why not just a new one :P

    Bvlgari Black with Batman is pretty nice too
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    Re: Planning massive sample buy, need input

    You cannot have such an extensive list and nòt include Chanel's Antaeus. It's a masterpiece and representative of a whole era and genre of perfume.

    You might also want to have a look at Polo...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Nice analysis on Aventus..so it's more modern? So you kindoff miss the typical 80's vibe that par example Lapidus PH(this has to be one of my favourites) or Oscar PL have? :P And it's cleaner than...
  35. Poll: Re: Strong, masculine personality. Deep, dark and powerful.

    I have to reconsider this one I think. On second thought; Antaeus is darker and more sinister than Oscar Pour Lui...so maybe Antaeus is the best out of the three.
  36. Re: A bit of a twist on the 'perfect office' scent discussion

    What do you study? :P
  37. Thread: Hi guys!!

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    Re: Hi guys!!

    I like the Armani Code and D&G The One :P
    Have you tried the other Chanel fragrances? Cause something along the lines of Pour Monsieur or Egoiste is very nice, and also in my opinion a bit more...
  38. Poll: Re: Strong, masculine personality. Deep, dark and powerful.

    Out of those three I'd say a very very very close call in favour of Oscar Pour Lui. But Antaeus remains one of the best scents out there imo.
  39. Famous fictional characters and their fragrances..

    You must have had the same thing..that you think a certain scent matches perfectly with a character from a book/film etc? For example I always thought of Patrick Bateman as an Antaeus/Azarro PH kind...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    @CHSeifert: Thanks for the compliments! Oscar Pour Lui is indeed a very very nice scent! It's so classy, sort of the fragrance equivalent of a very stylish and well dressed man. And thanks for the...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Thanks for the other suggestions! And how about Bogart's One Man Show?
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Haha I like your analogy!:D Cuz I always thought of Antaeus as a classy and (semi) formal scent. But then I like the more smart-casual to more formal like clothing as do a lot of my fellow students...
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    Re: Summer Fragrances for young adult

    I'll go with YSL Live Jazz too. Nice and fresh. Also since you're in the UK you can try the aftershave from the St. James Collection by Taylor of Old Bond Street. That is a vèry clean and fresh...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Azarro PH and Kouros are definetly on my 'to-buy' list. I will also look into Yatagan and Versace L'Homme. And I was thinking of VC&A PH too. I will also check out the upgrades.
    Dior PH is not...
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    Re: Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Thanks for the nice compliments!

    I will definetely have a look at Polo Green and Giorgio for men. :) I guess my taste isn't everybody but I just love those 80's oldschool powerhouses so much.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Le Male àlways gets me compliments...
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    Rate my wardrobe & reccomendations!

    Hi guys,

    I was wondering what you guys/experst/enthousiasts think of my wardrobe? No I do not have self confidence issues but I'm just curious how you would rate it :P And if you have any...
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    Re: Projection - overrated quality?

    Definetely not. For me it's important. I want my fragrance to be an 'extension' of myself and my image so therefore projection/sillage is important.
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    Re: woody, fresh, simple, inexpensive clogne

    Polo Blue.
  50. Re: Which of your favorite fragrances have gotten the worst insults on Basenotes?

    That guy must have/had some serious issues then.
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    Re: New Male Addict. Looking for a new Scent.

    If you want something more sinister try Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme or offcourse Kouros if you want to walk down the 'sweaty animalic' road.
  52. Re: Which of your favorite fragrances have gotten the worst insults on Basenotes?

    I guess Drakkar Noir, some people around here euhm don't like it quite as much. Let's keep it at that.
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    Re: Sweet/Fruity Fragrances

    Roma by Laura Biagiotti is vèry sweet.
  54. Re: Newbie, looking for casual light cologne recommendation

    Laura Biagiotti - Roma is pretty sweet too. You might like it.
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    Re: Why all the allure homme sport eau extreme hate?

    For me it's not outspoken enough for me to want to wear it. It's not really 'in your face' enough.
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    Re: Why all the allure homme sport eau extreme hate?

    I'm a great fan of Chanel's fragrances but somehow the Allure(all three of them) range never 'caught' me. I just don't like it. The projection is not quite enough for my taste nor does it really...
  57. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    I like your picks!! :D ^^
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    Re: Which of my fragrances should I wear to Prom?

    Polo DB
  59. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    Impressive wardrobe pelle!

    My top 5 would be:
    Antaeus - Chanel
    Pour Monsieur - Chanel
    Zino Davidoff - Davidaff
    Tsar - Van Cleef & Arpels
    Egoiste Concentreé - Chanel
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    IMO Egoiste is much better then the Platinum version. It's more distinctive. More character.
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    Drakkar Noir
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    Re: Help a new person out , yeah?

    If you're into citrus try Monsieur Balmain or Orange Vert by Hermes.
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time?

    Drakkar Noir & Antaeus.

    And no I was not born <1980 :P
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    Re: Clean cut, professional and well groomed !?

    Antaeus or Chanel Pour Monsieur.
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    Re: Tuck the polo shirt in??

    Most of the time I prefer tucked in. Looks smarter.
  66. Thread: Cuff-links

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    Re: Cuff-links

    I like them cufflinks. Although not the ones that you describe. I prefer them a bit bigger. Whenever I wear a suit I prefer cufflinks. With dress pants/blazer combo they're a bit out of place imo so...
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    Re: How many brands you know

    I'd just give you my favourite brands: Ralph Lauren, Hugo Boss, Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo,Ermenegildo Zegna, Crombie,Tommy Hilfiger,Hackett, Corneliani & Eduard Dressler.
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    Re: What to add to my wardrobe!

    Chanel Pour Monsieur
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    Re: Drakkar Noir & dress style?

    Stopped wearing it? Or still do?
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    Re: Drakkar Noir & dress style?

    Hmm interesting... for me it's either perfectly matched to a formal style (dark suit,dark or light shirt and always a tie) or more a Sonny Crockett type of laid back smart casual. Either one is a DN...
  71. Thread: Any Creed advice?

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    Re: Any Creed advice?

    No I was just curious that's all. I've just bought a nice amount of new clothes so any perfume will have to wait a bit :P
  72. Thread: Any Creed advice?

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    Re: Any Creed advice?

    Sorry I didn't know there was one :$
  73. Re: Is it easier to love a fragrance if you have a clear picture of what it's portraying?

    No not per se. Sometimes I really like the one note they stand for. Sometimes I like the feeling they evoke.
  74. Thread: Any Creed advice?

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    Re: Any Creed advice?

    Thanks for that one :D
  75. Re: What are the most highly liked colognes as of today?

    Cool Water, Aqua di Gio, Armani Code will be pretty safe choices. Also Le Male by Jean Paul Gaultier.
    Or Drakkar Noir..the only scent from the Amazon top 20 that I like..
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    Re: Similar to Drakkar Noir and Armani Code

    Maybe Hugo Boss Soul? It has that dark feel a bit. Although IMO there are few scents that I can think of that has the same dark/dirty almost raunchy edgde that Drakker Noir has. That's one of the...
  77. Thread: Any Creed advice?

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    Re: Any Creed advice?

    Thanks for the great advice^^ !

    I agree with Rive Gauche PH, already sampled it a while ago and it smells great(although it will never be no.1 for me). But for some reason never bought it. But the...
  78. Thread: Any Creed advice?

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    Any Creed advice?

    Hi guys,

    I was thinking of perhaps buying some Creed? Any advice on what would suit me given my wardrobe?

    Also I was looking at Caron PH and Azarro PH what are your thoughts on those?
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    Re: Freshman in High School... What would you wear?

    RL Polo Blue
    Armani Code
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    Re: IF you had a signature scent, what would it be ?

    I'll always have bottle of Antaeus and Drakkar Noir in my closet.

    No DN fans here? :O
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    Re: Winter scents for a 20 year old

    It all depends on your style and level of self condifdence if you can pull of Antaeus as a 20yr old imo :P
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    Drakkar Noir & dress style?

    Hi Guys,

    Just curious, since DN is my all time favourite scent, what in your minds is the ultimate combination of dress style and DN? What kind of style you envision when you think of DN.
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    Re: Winter scents for a 20 year old

    Le Male - Jean Paul Gaultier
    Antaeus - Chanel
    Azarro Pour Homme - Azarro
    Drakker Noir - Guy Laroche
    Dior Homme - Dior
    M7 - YSL
    Dior Homme Sport - Dior
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    Re: I am "43" in need of a Awesome summer scent!!

    Orange Verte - Hèrmes
  85. Thread: Sunglasses?

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    Re: Sunglasses?

    I wear RayBan Wayfarer's
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    Re: How would you describe your personal style?

    I'd say preppy/smart casual.
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    Re: What is your biggest 360?

    Burberry Brit. At first I liked it but after a few times I started to dislike it and now a couple years later I think it's an awful and vile scent.
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    Re: Some good Cheap fragrances..!!

    Brut is really really cheap around here but you have to like it.
    Caractere by Daniel Hechter is also very cheap and quite a nice fragrance.
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    Re: Drakkar Noir = ???

    It's one of my favourite scents so I guess I'm a bit biased but IMO you could wear it during/in pretty much any season/place.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8 September 2011

    Chanel Antaeus
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    Re: Help Me Pick A New Sweet Scent..

    Allure Homme
  92. Thread: New Here!

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    Re: New Here!

    If you want something robust and masculine try Azzaro Pour Homme or maybe Zino Davidoff. It's quite robust IMO. And perhaps Drakkar Noir that is IMO really masculine although maybe not as robust as...
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    Re: Help me pick what to wear!!!

    I'd go with Azzaro Chrome.
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    Re: The most BEAUTIFUL fragrance you have tried/own

    For me it's a tie between Chanel Antaeus which I love because it's both bold en sophisticated and Drakkar Noir for it's pure masculinity and it has a bit of an edgy/dirty feel to it that I really...
  95. Re: List your top 3 fragrances and bottom 3 fragrances from your collection.

    Top:
    Guy Laroche Drakkar Noir
    Chanel Antaeus
    Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree


    I don't really have fragrances that i really dislike in my collection but I guess Balmain Monsieur is the one I...
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Platinum Egoiste

    I like Egoiste over PE. E is much more syruppy and sweet and has great lasting power. It's also pretty recognizable and there aren't much fragrances out there that smell the same IMO.
    PE is together...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 06 September 2011

    Drakkar Noir
  98. Thread: Polo Double Black

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    Re: Polo Double Black

    I've used PDB quite a lot during my final year in high school/first year in college and to me it doesn't smell synthetic. It is however a true gourmand scent with spicy/vanillia notes so you might...
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    Re: What is the oldest fragrance in your wardrobe?

    1973 - Paco Rabanne PH
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    Re: A scent to wear on formal occasion?

    - Chanel Egoiste
    - Azzaro PH. IMO quite suitabel for formal occasions and it has that elegant and timeless feel to it.
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