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  1. Poll: Re: Dior Eau Sauvage vs Dior Eau Sauvage Cologne vs Dior Homme Cologne vs Dior Homme Sport

    The only one I found that looked like it could be it, was one that they have listed as being "launched in 2009"!?!?
  2. Poll: Re: Dior Eau Sauvage vs Dior Eau Sauvage Cologne vs Dior Homme Cologne vs Dior Homme Sport

    Whoa! Less than 24 hours after posting the topic??? You must have gotten your nose on....and not liked it!



    Unfortunately, that's the problem....not just pertaining to you, but in general. ...
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    Re: Did a complete 180 on Fahrenheit

    That's how I feel about it. Love it, though it's not really my style either. To me, it was one I would wear a few times a year....on really cold days in winter...and not much other than that. And...
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    Re: NEW: Hugo Iced Hugo Boss

    I won't go out of my way to find it, but if I stumble across it I'm sure I'll give it a try.
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    Re: Any tobaccos for the summer

    That is exactly what I was going to add. It's light, but noticeable. Works well year round also.
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Purple Label?

    Thanks for the feedback and opinion, guys....this is one I'm going to try to track down and see if I can sample it myself. I spoke to the local Ralph Lauren rep today, and she said that she is going...
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    Poll: Re: Done to death

    Same here.

    All 3 are nice, and really...let's be honest....there isn't a whole lot of difference. I was wearing Essenza the other day, and ran into the manager of Sephora, who I know, while I was...
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    Ralph Lauren Purple Label?

    What are some thoughts on this one?

    I have never smelt it, and it isn't one that is readily or easily available to sample either.....so it may end up having to be a blind buy (which I hate doing)...
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    Re: Finally caved and bought 1 Million

    I didn't get a "stronger bubblegum" vibe as part of my first impression with Prive'. I actually picked up more tobacco and felt that it was a bit more masculine than the others.....which I enjoyed...
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    Re: Finally caved and bought 1 Million

    I tried it recently. It's not bad. Actually, it's pretty good. I have always given a mild thumbs up for 1 Million, and all of the flankers. I liked them enough to see why they were so popular and...
  11. Re: Why Do Companies Reformulate A Successful Fragrance?

    I tend to agree with Redneck Perfumisto, although being the skeptic that I am and having been in the business world (primarily, sales and marketing for various consumer products)...I would focus...
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    Re: The One.... that made me sick

    I've had some that made me nauseous when I initially tried them, but later discovered that whatever was making me feel ill wasn't any longer. And visa versa....some that started off fine, but after...
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    Re: NEW : Davidoff Horizon Extreme

    Tried the original Horizon again today. I agree with Vinrambo09....it is very subtle....but it is nice. Anyway, I guess the third time's the charm.,,,because I think I've about decided that I'm...
  14. Re: What to do when the wife suggests you buy a fragrance from American Eagle?

    Yea, but what if it was Grey Flannel? [emoji23][/QUOTE]

    That's easy.....LIE!

    Tell her you get a really bad allergic reaction to it, and that it gives you headaches. How's she going to know if...
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    Re: NEW : Davidoff Horizon Extreme

    Thanks, hednic. :thumbup:

    I tried the original Horizon again today. I really do like it, but I think maybe I can understand why they are coming out with an 'extreme' version. It doesn't seem to...
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    Re: NEW : Davidoff Horizon Extreme

    I haven't liked much of anything from Davidoff since Cool Water and Zino (but I absolutely loved Cool Water and Zino, back in the day)

    That said....I tried Horizon recently and it's actually...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    It's times like these that I'm wishing Basenotes didn't have a "Search" option.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    That's interesting. I thought that the most recent bottles (2012 to present, made in the UK) were a little better than the reformulation from around 2008 to 2012 which was made in Germany. Or at...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    Thank you for this info.....it's very much appreciated :thumbup:

    From what you're saying, this means that this could or should perhaps be viewed as an "upgrade" of sorts. My guess is that...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    Thanks for the info Hednic![/QUOTE]

    Yes, definitely...thank you very much for sharing these links, hednic! :thumbup:
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    Someone posted elsewhere online that "Shiseido will be the distributor and manufacturer of Dolce & Gabbana fragrances as of October, 2016" and then commented for others to report back on the newest...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Safari.....

    One of my favorites from the 90's. Kind of ironic, but Ralph Lauren produced two nearly 15 years apart that dominated two different decades for me in terms of what I wore and loved - Polo in the...
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    I hear ya, and your experience has pretty much been my experience as well.

    I liked this one so much "back in the day"...that it's one I'll pick up and sniff every once in a while, so to see if I...
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    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme?

    I have owned this one a couple of times. Had the original version when it came out mid 90's, which I loved....and then, around 2010 or 2011, had another bottle which was a reformulated version which...
  25. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    Five or six years ago, there were some really good YouTube reviewers who I enjoyed watching and whose reviews I thought were pretty helpful and entertaining. But then the field got oversaturated,...
  26. Re: 21-year-old here looking for cheapy colognes with a fun, playful vibe for summer (days+nights)

    You're probably going to get some suggestions that many BN members think will be somewhat "less popular"...because in fragrance forums, "less popular = more prestigious"....but in the real world,...
  27. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Classic through the years (Reformulations discussed via an audio review.)

    OK...I'm officially jealous.
  28. Re: Bleu de Chanel - Eau de Toilette or Eau de Parfum

    After owning the EDT previously, I'm trying the EDP now.

    The ORIGINAL EDT...was perhaps THE BEST - period! And I know others will argue and try to say that I'm crazy, and that others who think...
  29. Re: Which of the Dior Homme line do you like best?

    Disagree completely. Eau is the only one I own and the only one in the line that I found wearable in all situations....or at all when comparing the iris percentages. Sport would be second if I had to...
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    Re: How old is too old to buy?

    Thank you for the question! I've got some bottles that I bought about 4 years ago, that were produced maybe a year or so before I bought them...and it took a little while for them to "open up"...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Parfum: underrated gem

    Same here. I (personally) think it is not only the best of the flankers, but possibly the best of the entire line - including the version of the original today (although vintage, when it was first...
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    Re: Which scent screams "don't f@&k with me"

    Bel Ami. Or at least the tester of it I sampled at the Hermes boutique in Las Vegas a couple of years ago. I come near somebody smelling like that, and I know I'm backing away.
  33. Poll: Re: Does my co-worker have on too much fragrance?

    Agreed - this forum will garner a highly skewed sample of respondents. I've met a lot of people who just hate perfume or who get headaches easily from it.[/QUOTE]Absolutely this.

    Personally, I...
  34. Poll: Re: Which one would you suggest? of the Code flankers?

    I wore the original for years and loved it. Eventually, I grew tired of it and decided to try all of the flankers....and while I liked them all, I never liked any of them enough to warrant a...
  35. Re: Classic Colognes That You Think Still Hold Up

    I know that two years ago, I was speaking with a lady that worked at Macy's, and she said Polo (green) was still one of their better sellers, and that around Christmas time, it was arguably their...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I know...shocking...right?
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Nothing is 'one size fits all'. There are exceptions to every rule. I didn't say "all", I said many. When someone like myself makes a comment like that, it is a generalization, and not meant to be...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    Glad I could bump it up to remind you...that you should! :thumbup:
  39. Poll: Re: Jeremy's Top 10 Most Complimented Fragrances List

    I'm sure he has some "pros" around him, helping with the production of his videos.

    Personally, I think he's a male model who wants and is trying to break into acting, and he's probably been told...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    So...did you ever manage to "give it a sniff"?
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    I think that's the mistake that many make in regards to Sauvage. They spray a ton on, at close range, and then press their nose top their skin and smell it...from up close. And then wonder why they...
  42. Re: Which male perfume would you give 10 out of 10 ?

    I've yet to find one that is a perfect 10....because there is always SOMETHING that keeps it from being a 10. If the scent is a 10 from the top, through the heart, and throughout the base...then...
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    Re: Armani Code Special Blend

    Saw this one for the first time at my local Macy's today and gave it a try. I'll cut right to the chase - I like this one A LOT! It's only been one wearing, but I plan to give it a few more, and...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    and vice versa. Actually, mainly vice versa in this case, but we wouldn't want the narrative to fit would we.[/quote]exactly what i was thinking. This conversation has been more about whether people...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    That's not necessary, Biglsy. As far as not reading every post in this thread word for word, I admit...I'm guilty as charged. I was merely making my statement based off of the back and forth...
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    Re: Thoughts on Dior Sauvage?

    I'm not sure if you realize this or not, but there is quite a bit of elitist condescension in that statement. Who has a "valid" or "rational" argument for something is up to interpretation, since...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Pretty boring times for fragrance lovers. There's really not much happening in the world of fragrance, is there?

    We'd managed to make it nearly an entire month...one full month...before somebody...
  48. Re: Work scent - Italian Cypress vs Grey Vetiver?

    Blasphemy! :laugh:

    I enjoy the EDT much more than the EDP, and while it IS a bit lighter, it's also fresher, and didn't choke me out like the EDP tends to do. I found the EDP a bit too...
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    Re: Trump Cologne

    Easy now....I made a comment about Hillary Clinton in a thread one time that was DELETED....there was no "understanding" of anything!
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    Re: Is it just me.....

    Wow...not me, I don't get that connection at all, I really don't. I may compare them in the future, just to see....but for now, I'm saying no.
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    Re: How "common" is Armani Code Profumo?

    If you like and enjoy the scent, buy it...wear it...and don't worry about "how common" it smells. Over the years the ones that I have worn which have been the most complimented and best received by...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    I absolutely agree. I also appreciate a scent that the less sprays you have to use, the better. The scent is more enjoyable, and more economical (like you said, a better bang for the buck) that...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    FIXED! :thumbup:

    Half a spray made me sick...don't think you have to worry about any overspraying on that junk.
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    Re: Valentino Uomo INTENSE edp

    I wasn't a fan of the original Valentino Uomo......but that said, I can't imagine the need for an "Intense" version of it. As if the original didn't knock people out and make them gag, this one will...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Very much agreed. I've even done "mist and walk through", and gotten a nice cologne-like effect for a couple of hours. That is the only way I would wear it to a lot of light-fragrance...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau De Parfum?

    I tried this the other day and the top/opening is beautiful! Absolutely wonderful stuff! Unfortunately it didn't take long for the top to wear off, and after that it was fairly unremarkable. Had...
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    Wow...that is so odd that you get a lot of spice out of this one....because to me (and I like spicy scents) the reason I opted for Mr. Burberry over this one is because the YSL L'Homme Ultime is a...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Hey now...I like Mr. Burberry! It's that perfectly safe, inoffensive yet pleasing scent that is pretty versatile and can be worn without fear of offending anybody. OK, maybe that subconsciously...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Personally, I think that's the one thing I find the most fascinating about Sauvage - how the opinions vary so much, and often times, from the very same people!!!!

    I know that A LOT of people here...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Ironically, this is one that I wear because I like it, but it hasn't garnered a lot of compliments from women. Which is somewhat unusual, in all honesty....because (I admit) have fairly mainstream...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    LMAO!!!

    We've had this discussion a few times, and are on the same page...so there's no surprise here.....but it's still funny to see how your word these type responses. :thumbup:
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Reformulated!!!

    "Since It Does Not Have Rose and Oud I Do Not Care"

    LMAO!!! Best. Poll. Option. Ever!!!

    (P.S. - I voted 2017. They'll let it last through this Christmas season, and then the first part of...
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Wow, Bigsly....looks like you've created an Energizer bunny thread!!!

    LOL!!!



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fILdYrxnrf8
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    Re: Dior Sauvage is today's sample trial...

    Same here.



    Same here.
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    Re: Complete U-Turn on.......

    I wouldn't say a complete U-Turn...but there have been some that, over time, I grew to not like as much (or maybe at all, although not a complete U-Turn in a "I used to love it, but now I HATE it"...
  66. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    It's a great scent, no getting around it. Lately I've been enjoying Profumo, which I think is even better.[/QUOTE]

    Yep...totally agree about AdG (ALL variations). The original Pour Homme,...
  67. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    Aventus, Aventus clones, Creed batch variations...the whole scenario falls into the played out category to me.
  68. Re: Which scents do you think of as "played out?"

    In terms of hype and forum mention overload?
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    Aventus
  69. Re: Which of Today's fragrances will stand the Test of Time?

    I can't speak to what I believe the "International" trends will be, only here in the states...but that said, there are some that came out since the turn of the century that I think will stand the...
  70. Re: what are some scents you used to love that you dont anymore

    There are some that I used to wear as practically a "signature" scent many, many years ago...but that I don't even own a bottle of currently. And what's more, I don't believe that I would even have...
  71. Re: Does anyone here NOT like Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche?

    Same here. I actually find it a bit repulsive, in a sweet, vanilla-y lemon kind of way.

    Personally, I would rank the Allure line as follows:


    1) Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme
    2) Allure...
  72. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    Thank you, deadidol, and you're most certainly welcome.

    Truthfully, I preferred and intended to handle it privately and not keep the drama going publicly, which is why I deleted my earlier post...
  73. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    That is pretty much EXACTLY the reaction I get from others who are close enough to me that I know they smell it.

    I've yet to receive a single compliment...or any negative reaction from this one. ...
  75. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    How do you report an entire thread?

    I hate it when a thread goes WAY off topic because one person makes a "politically incorrect" comment and all the social justice warriors get their panties in a...
  76. Re: So why hasn't Dior Homme Intense been cloned?

    I thought that's what Valentino Uomo was basically trying to do..... :undecided:
  77. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    You can always try the Brian Fantana from Anchorman approach:



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ccp-lEmoAE
  78. Re: Does Lanvin L'Homme Sport smell weird to anyone else?

    I've had some where the like or love of it can come and go. Sometimes, if I haven't smelled it in a while I'll like it, but after a couple more times think "nah, it can go" (LOL)

    Glad to hear...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    BOOM!!!

    *mic drop*

    That really does sum it up, though...the difference between "Basenotes perception" and "reality". I've often said, if you want to know if a fragrance will have fairly broad,...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Fixed! :thumbsup:

    DIOR.....KING of the flankers!
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I probably could have worded that a bit better, but hopefully you get the intention of the meaning implied. Basically, it's still likeable(?) It's tolerable, meaning that while too much of anything...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Sorry, I'm just now seeing this.

    Usually, I spray what some might consider to be a small "puddle", at close range. I have fairly dry skin....so many fragrances tend to evaporate or disappear on...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I thought you were going to say something like comparing drinking a glass of tea with just the right amount of sweetener to one with way too much. The right amount makes it taste awesome...too much...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    don't start with this crap.[/quote]

    LMAO!!!!! Classic!!! :thumbup:
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    Re: Jaipur for the summer?

    I wouldn't recommend it. I actually found my bottle of Jaipur Homme EDP that I thought I had lost the other day, and sprayed some on to give it a sniff. A short time later, I took my dog for a...
  86. Re: What is your favorite edition of YSL's La Nuit de L'Homme?

    The original is still my favorite, although I haven't smelled all of them.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Your English is fine. Absolutely fine. Matter of fact, for someone who is claiming to be a NON-English speaker, your English is actually a lot better than a lot of people who have grown up with it...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    Redux means revisited. As in, "now that we've had some time...let's take a look back and see how our opinions have changed, or stayed the same".

    Anyone calling Dior Sauvage "Dior Sauvage Redux"...
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    Re: Mr Burberry by Burberry

    That's a matter of opinion, of course, and we all know the old saying about opinions.

    I agree that the scent itself and overall vibe/feel it creates is fairly similar to one another....but the...
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    Poll: Re: Dior Sauvage Redux

    I still like it...especially once I realized the best way to apply and wear it.

    I will say this, it is one of those rare scents that just seems to smell a little different each time I wear...
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    Re: What is your "Go To" scent??

    I agree with this...although I would say that there are some that would definitely fit the bill, depending on the occasion/event/whether I'm dressing up or dressing down/casually, and the time of...
  92. Re: Does Lanvin L'Homme Sport smell weird to anyone else?

    I've toyed with the idea of blind buying this one over the years.....and even though it's relatively inexpensive, your reaction is what has kept me from making the purchase. I've been burned a few...
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    Re: My Soon To Be Collection

    I may be alone on this one, but I don't really coonsider Sauvage a "Spring/Summer" scent. I'm not sure that it's "Fall/Winter" either, but I think it tends to work a little better in cooler weather....
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    Re: What's your favorite Polo.

    The original green bottle (vintage) from the 80's.

    Blue, when it first came out, would be second.
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    Re: New from YSL: L'Homme Ultime

    Trust me, I'm not shy about asking others their opinion, and for performance feedback. Matter of fact, like you...that's how I usually get my feedback - positive and negative on the scent itself,...
  96. Re: Scents that are only known by their initials

    Thanks for the link :thumbup:

    While you might be familiar with nearly all of those, hednic, I think that only the most ardent, die hard enthusiasts and aficionados would know most of those by...
  97. Re: how many sprays of these colognes are best for a noticable but not too strong of a smell

    I'm sure JOOP! Homme has been reformulated....but I remember a time where one would probably be sufficient, and two might be overdoing it! (LOL)
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    LOL...could be, it seriously could.

    The scent is the same as the Zino I loved and remember, but the strength is somewhat watered down and a bit lighter, with not quite the monster sillage and...
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    Re: Zino Davidoff vintage

    Zino was practically a signature scent for me in the mid to late 90's. I absolutely LOVED this stuff! I received several compliments on it, including complete strangers asking me what it was,...
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    Re: Best fragrance from Creed*

    Agreed
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