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    Poll: Escada magnetism for men VS Chic for men

    So I tried this 2 fragrances yesterday. They seem to get a lot of praise on BN, and I can see why. Both are absolutely wonderful. Some would call Chic safe, perhaps even generic, but at the same time...
  2. Thread: Hugo Element

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    Re: Hugo Element

    I got a sample of this one yesterday, when I bought Dsquared He Wood...not impressed
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    Re: Top 10 in your country

    1 Le Male
    2 Boss Bottled
    3 Aqua Di Gio
    4 Coolwater
    5 Armani Code
    6 Chanel Allure homme Sport
    7 D&G The One
    8 Ck One
    9 Paco Rabanne One million
    10 Armani Diamonds for men
  4. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    I just tried Borneo 1834 again, i hadn't tried it for like 2 months. it is really a wonderful and very well made and interesting fragrance. In my opinion it tends to the masculine site.

    Kublai...
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    Re: Matching the scent to yourself..

    Both.
  6. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    He said this too
  7. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    I don't know he asked for a fragrance that doesn't smell like pastries. He seems to dislike sweet gourmands/vanilla (A*men, Le Male)

    That's why I immediately thought of Borneo 1834. It's a...
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    New Haarlem..What do you get from it?

    Me personally I get a sweetish coffee+lavender..First time I tried it, it made me think of CK Eternity (not the coffee, but the sweetness)..I don't really get chocolate from it. The smell reminds of...
  9. Re: Based on my designer prefs, what niche to try out?

    Musc Ravageur is a fragrance one should always try when getting into the world of niche. I doubt you'll like it though, looking at your taste. Because you like aquatics, and don't like vanilla. It's...
  10. Re: Similar to Dolce & Gabbana by Dolce & Gabbana

    I'd go for the Prada...It's not that similar but I think it's very safe, the chances of him liking it are very high.
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    Re: Dunhill for Men: A Good Blind Buy?

    I don't know I would never wear Givenchy Gentlemen nor anything that you mentioned, for me that would be a shame to wear. I think lots of stuff from the 80's is unwearable now for youngsters. BUT I...
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    Re: fragance for a goth child

    Secretions Magnifique is perfect scent for a goth!!
  13. Re: Channel Platinum Egoiste: It instantly connected with me in a way it never has...

    Cousin Itt? He has good taste then
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    Re: if life really was stereotypical?

    gangbanger from compton: Versace (any)
    successful ny business man: Chanel Pour Monsieur 1955
    the president: Amouage Reflection Pour Homme
    a surfer dude from cali: Bvlgari Aqua
    an eldery citizen...
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    Poll: Re: favourite ck scent?

    Hahaha you want to be shot, stabbed, or wear the worst CK frag for a year in a row :p
    I don't like CK either, I hate Eternity, I have a full bottle of CK one I got 10 years ago, and really dislike...
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    Re: cheap masterpieces

    Grey Flannel, Azarro Ph, damn son you like them powerhouses! :p
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    Re: A*Men Pure Coffee-A Dying Species?

    Hmm this surprised me, I did not even know it was a limited edition. Last month I saw AMPC on the shelves of every perfume shop in my country, so I guess there's plenty in stock here in The...
  18. Re: Chanel Antaeus, Pour Monsieur, and Dior Eau Savage.

    Pour Monsieur is far superior to the other two, they ain't even on the same level, in my opinion
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    Re: What is "Star Fragrance" ?

    Hahahahahaha :D
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    Re: What is "Star Fragrance" ?

    It's only made for stars and celebrities. It's against the law and illegal to buy or wear it if your not a star or celebrity.
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    Sticky: Re: Which *niche* scent do women love most?

    New Haarlem by Bond no 9
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    Re: Creed MillÚsime Himalaya

    You could try http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121939.html
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    Re: Zirh Ikon smells like...

    The opening smells like cheese.
  24. Re: ok, so what is the most offensive niche scent

    I was scrolling down the post, looking if anyone one already had mentioned the obvious Musc Ravageur
  25. Re: ? Best strongest Vanilla masculine ?...BUT...

    I highly recommend trying Jill Sander Absolute.
  26. Poll: Re: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    Lots of people from Europe don't know Curve, it's very popular in the USA. I have family in the U.S, that's why I own it and know it. I included on the poll, cause it's so popular in the USA. and...
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    Grey Flannel? I agree 1000%.. YUCK!



    I totally agree! Funny story: I got a sample of Dior Homme Sport, and disliked it, so i gave it to a friend. What you think haha, he loved it and bought a...
  28. Poll: Re: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    I did not put this one in the poll, but I remember it was like the AdG of the 80's, really brings back childhood memories, and my first "encounter" with fragrances.
  29. Poll: Wich one is your favorite of the overpopular frags?

    So I decided to do this poll out of curiosity. Specially cause most of all don't like to wear over-popular frags and know so much about niche and stuff. I hope a lot of Basenoters vote.
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    Re: I don't find the EDT I want

    Reading your openingpost, Infusion D'Homme instantly came to my mind. But I saw someone else recommending it, so I went for Grabazzi, that is like a cousin of Infusion D'Homme, but more "classic"....
  31. Re: Never thought I should meet allergic people...

    I see some very egocentric replies here. Some people just get migraine from fragrances or have asthmatic reactions. Period. How would you feel if you get an asthmatic reaction from fragrances, you...
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    :confused::confused::confused::confused:

    Isn't this supposed to be extremely light? So light that it's crap?
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    Re: I don't find the EDT I want

    Gendarme Grabazzi, Gendarme Grabazzi!
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    I second Fleur Du Male, and disagree with Le Male...It depends on what you mean with offensive, Le Male smells pleasant to 95% of the people I know, if you mean that it's offensive because of it's...
  35. Re: intensity of men's fragrance, is it After Shave

    Chanel Homme Allure Sport is very sweet, I don't think this would be a smart thing to do.
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    Re: Glamorous scents

    Trussardi Inside and Chanel Pour Monsieur very strong and noticeable? That's not my experience.
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    Canali Black Diamond

    So...Let's talk about Canali Black Diamond..Anyone tried it owns it? I own a big sample of it and find it to be quite nice...Good leather, little sweetness...I see it as a modern gentleman fragrance...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Now I've been using a lot of different fragrances for the last 4 months..I wore like 30-40 fragrances, lots of samples included, niche+designer..

    And the winner is...Joop Jump..:o.....This one has...
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    Re: La Martina INCREDIBLE LEATHER !

    That shit ain't niche
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    Re: Crappy longetivity-Santana for men??

    http://www.amazon.com/Carlos-Santana-Fine-Cologne-Spray/dp/B000FDTYYA

    Cologne spray?
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    Crappy longetivity-Santana for men??

    I've had this frag for some months now, but every time I wear it I suspect the longetivity is really crappy...how are your experiences with this?
    Each time I decide to wear this one I spray like...
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    Re: received my mini of D&G by man

    :) John Varvatos was a HUGE disappointment for me too..

    BTW I've gotten a lot of big compliments on BY Man from a lot of women.In my experience they love this stuff..You can hate it, but it's as...
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    Re: received my mini of D&G by man

    if it's really the men's version you tested, you should get another hobby and stick to Axe...By Man feminine...yeah right...And Angelina Jolie looks like a dude right:rolleyes:
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    Re: boucheron jaipur or bulgari black?

    Hahahaha 3....
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    Re: Obama for Men/Women Fragrance

    Obama Black EDT
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    Re: What's similar to La malle?

    Try Annayake Tomo and Joop Jump. Definetely Joop Jump
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    Re: Definitely not sweet scents ?

    Second that...It's like tasting a piece of pure chocolate with no sugar...you expect sweetness but won't get it. It's one of the few non-sweet fragrances I like.

    BTW i dislikefrags that are TO...
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    Re: boucheron jaipur or bulgari black?

    Men, this is like choosing between Mc Donalds (Bvlgari) and a 5 star top restaurant (Jaipur). And I love fastfood.

    Jaipur all the way..
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    Re: Which are your favourite women frags?

    L from lolita lempicka
    Cashmere Mist- Donna Karen
    Midnight Poison- Dior
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    Re: Suggestion for a 25 years old bartender....

    Try Moschino Uomo?
  51. Thread: Soapy scents

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    Re: Soapy scents

    Not one of the mentioned fragrances are as soapy as Grabazzi..it's from Gendarme.
  52. Re: Honored fragrances you're just not impressed with...

    Cacharel Nemo: It's OK but nothing more....overrated

    Polo Double Black: Yuck! Mangoes and coffee shouldn't go together.
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    Poll: Re: What is your favorite citrus note?

    I know kumquat from Moschino Uomo?
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    JPG LE Male and "Nuestra version de Jean Paul Gaultier"
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    Re: Burr gives He Wood by DSquared three stars

    Why you lying? You would get lots of compliments, including one from the most beautiful girl on earth.
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    Re: ............ smells like a log of, WOOD

    Bogner Deep Forest quite woody and old school..
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    Re: Demeter Always Sexy..HORRIBLE

    Hmm ok...So it ain't like awful gasoline for you :)
  58. Re: Looking for a classy citrus (not Eau Sauvage)...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955)
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    Re: Paco Rabanne 1 Million

    I bought 1million and received a free sample of Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin...Next day I went back to the store and changed the 1million for Lolita. I used Lolita a lot the first weeks..
    (Now, 3...
  60. Thread: D&G By Man

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    Re: D&G By Man

    It's the best male fragrance ever. if you read the reviews you see how much praise it gets. First time I smelled it I was shocked, that;s how good it was. It smells like sex...very strange, how can...
  61. Re: Is your taste mainly eclectic or mainly specialized?

    I hate chypres (except Chanel Pour Monsieur) and 80's powerhouses. I'm not really into aquatics either. Though there are exceptions.

    I like subtle use of leather and tobacco.

    I like gourmands,...
  62. Re: Talking of scents 'cool' celebs wear, I know Bryan Ferry favours...

    I heard he wears Beckham Signature...

    No seriously, aren't celebrities supposed to wear their own fragrances?
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    Re: A masculine vanilla based scent?

    The best recommendation in this case is Jaipur Homme from Boucheron...Strange nobody has mentioned it.
  64. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    Great :D
    This stuff stays STRONG all day long I experienced it today with a buddy that owns this frag too and he was wearing it
  65. Thread: Armani Code

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    Re: Armani Code

    try the new playboy frags one of them smells like code.at least thats what I heard.and they are cheap.
  66. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    edit
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    Re: I have never smelled this famous perfume! :o

    Well you probably smelled Chanel No.5 100000000x times, only not aware of it. You know in the bus, in shops etc etc. Same goes for the guy who says Angel.

    I've never tried.....Jazz, Live Jazz,...
  68. Re: Samples Received: DZing, D&G By, Knize 10, L'Eau Nueve de Lubin

    :thumbsup:
    The best fragrance EVER:o
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    Re: Preserving body wash/shower gel.

    Men..that stuff stays good for years. That's my experience, keeping it in the bad room-closet.
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    Re: bulgari black versus roberto cavalli black

    I would choose Cavalli Black
    (the rest of Basenotes will choose Bvlgari Black)
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    You could try John Varvatos!
    Other suggestion...YSL L 'Homme or Allure Homme Sport
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    Re: Looking for fragrances which are NOT 'sexy'

    I second the Comme Des Garcons, the original form 1994.It's available at Douglas for sampling. Not really sexy. Yet very unique.

    I second the Paestum Rose too, and suggest trying Guerlain Vetiver.
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    That's funny..First time I tried FdM briefly I hated it in a "Kouros way"
    Then weeks later I got a sample of it when shopping for christmas gifts, and now I'm beginning to understand it more and...
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    Re: Any -budget- fragrance similar to A*Men ?

    Try Axe Dark Temptation.

    It's a cheaper A*Men, very cheap. I'm not sure if you can find the EDT of this one in the "USA", but probably you can.
  75. Re: Versace Pour Homme, D&G Light Blue, Armani AdG et al.

    I haven't tried Versace myself but I was planning 2.

    Joop Jump is not an aquatic, but is extremely fresh,like a fresh version of Le Male but still different. With very good silage and longevity....
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    Re: Encountered a very rude saleswoman today

    I'm a SA myself but not in a fragrance store. I would never be rude to a customer out of nothing. Although there are those days when you just are in a bad mood. Then I suddenly realize I'm being A...
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    (Something happened to my connection and my reply was post twice)
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    So trustworthy, loyal, creative,not trying to be sexy, self-confident, but you want something different cause you hate routine...

    Eau D'italie Paestum Rose for sure!

    And for designer....Kiton...
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    Thanks :)
    Silver Mountain Water, I'm not afraid of wearing feminine fragrances, but this one is one that I'd prefer on a girlfriend more then on me. I would really enjoy it on my girl if she would...
  80. Re: How do you people do it? I only have 4 frags and I can't even decide what to wear

    Jaipur is by far the best fragrance of the ones you listed. Specially the EDP. All fragrances you listed are bottleworthy offcourse it's just my opinion that Jaipur kicks their ass :p. Don't bathe in...
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    Re: match a frag to the person above . . .

    L'aventurier, somehow Creed Himalaya, specially for the calm and sensual comes 2 my mind and L'air du desert Marrocain

    Me:

    24 y.o

    Introvert
    Extrovert
    Familyguy
    Very passionate
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    Re: Cap on carlos santana

    Make that 4
    Lovely frag
  83. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    Yeah i apologize Absolut=intense
  84. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    It's Jil Sander Absolut Intense, next to the Jil Sander Absolut. Oh yeah the bottle is the same..Hmm maybe you're right..I'm confused now,..Any how, it's definately vanilla, even if it not in the...
  85. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    That's not the INTENSE version. Like I said be sure to try the INTENSE not the regular one.
  86. Re: Your opinions on those Cuba colognes (the ones that look like cigars)?

    I own Cuba Red.
    It's a nice frag for sure, the main issue is that, imo, it smells as cheap as it is.
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    Re: Fresh for a change..Gucci PH 2?

    I'm definitely planning on trying this one too.
  88. Re: I Would like to Bath in this lemony fresh goodnes from heaven

    With other words it's a very wellmade/good aquatic?
  89. Re: I Would like to Bath in this lemony fresh goodnes from heaven

    @ Jenson:

    I generally don't really like citrus frags, maybe cause I just tried bad ones. I really like Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) and it's pure citrus from the top.
    Do you consider Royal Water...
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    Re: Fresh for a change..Gucci PH 2?

    Thanks for the advice, I'll definitely check out those. Although i'd feel a little weird with the women's Light Blue, cause it has been worn by lot's of woman that are close to me like cousins,...
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    Fresh for a change..Gucci PH 2?

    My fragrance wardrobe doesn't contain one single fresh or aquatic fragrance. I've done some research, and considered Versace Pour homme, D&G Light blue, Versace eau fraicheur, Eau de Cartier, Bvlgari...
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    Re: Best chypre for men

    yes there can be only one
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
  93. Re: Guys...What perfume that women wear drives you crazy???

    There are a some that I like a lot like Hypnotic poison and Angel.
    I find Burberry Brit quite nice it drove me crazy at first, later not anymore.
    Hypnose is quite stunning too.
    There is one...
  94. Re: Trying to Think: What discontinued fragrance will be worth money later?

    Dolce & Gabanna BY Men

    A genuine 3,4 oz bottle already can make you up to 200$ on Ebay!
  95. Re: Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    It's available at Ici Paris XL..but is assume you don't live in The Netherlands...

    I repeat this is a must-try for every Basenoter :p it's a very high quality designer release
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    Re: SA gave me her card

    Danho and SA sitting in a tree...:p
  97. Vanilla lovers: Jill Sander Man Absolute Intense

    W-O-W

    A friend recommended me this one. I tried and bought it today..This stuff KICKS Spiriteuse Double Vanille's ass BIG TIME!!

    It's one of the best vanilla's I ever tried. I'm a big fan of...
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    Re: Which Creed fragrance should I buy?

    I would like SMW on a women... I think it's horrible for men, disappointing that so many people here seem to love this sh*t
  99. Re: Which of these 4 are best for hot weather?

    Pour Monsieur is the lightest, so best for hot weather.
    I own or owned them all except Egoiste.
    Trussardi Inside is a really nice one too, not bad for hot weather either.
    Jaipur Homme is one of...
  100. Re: Patou Pour Homme - for those like me who are keen to know wht it smells like

    You'll be hearing from my lawyers
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