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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    The SA in Dublin's Brown Thomas store hadn't even heard of this!
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    Re: Dsquared Wild

    I really like a few of Dsquared's offerings, but their sillage and longevity are always atrocious. I won't part with money for them, nice though they may be.
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    Re: Prada amber pour homme intense question

    Oh why? Do you think TF Noir is ultimately better?
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    Re: Prada amber pour homme intense question

    Utterly beautiful fragrance, especially in colder weather. Quite similar to Tom Ford Noir, but not really any of those others listed.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir EDP

    It's beautiful. Soft, warm, sweet, powdery. Perfect for autumn/winter I think.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir - For a young man

    Noir is a gorgeous scent for any age. Go for it!
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    I completely agree with every word of this. It really is awful. It makes the EDT a masterpiece in comparison.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    I smelled the Bleu de Chanel soap yesterday. Oddly enough, it doesn't even smell like Bleu. It smells extremely lemony and "generic soapy". Much more like the Allure Homme Sport Cologne than Bleu.
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    Re: Richard James: No longer making fragrance?

    Thanks for the information! I'm praying this is similar to the original fragrance.
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    Re: Anyone sample Jimmy Choo for men?

    Like water with some sugar thrown into it.

    A complete waste of time and money.
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    I agree with you guys. It's really quite lovely.
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    Re: Chanel Bleu EDP - first impressions

    "Amplified"? Seriously? To me, it smells like a watered-down version of the EDT. Much softer and less sharp, with low longevity and practically no sillage.
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    Re: Karl Lagerfeld New Men's fragrance

    This is truly one of the most "blah" fragrances out there today and that's really saying something. The new Jimmy Choo men's fragrance is another example.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Oddly, Boots seem to have it first. That's the case here in Ireland, and we're the same as the UK in terms of those stores and fragrance launches.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Glad to know I'm not alone!
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    Smelled a tester in Dublin at the weekend. Extremely pleasant stuff. Sure, it's a little "mainstream", but has more than enough character and quality for me. I can't agree with the negative response...
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    Re: Looking for Richard James

    Fantastic news. I am *praying* they haven't fiddled with the formula. It was beautiful. So elegant and refined.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    I've always been a fan of the EDT, so was dying to try the EDP. Well, I for one am very disappointed. It's perfectly pleasant, but has practically no sillage whatsoever. It's incredibly soft and...
  19. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    Exactly! It's all good!
  20. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    I haven't said a word about anyone with differing opinions. I merely said I detested the Lush fragrances myself, as I'm perfectly entitled to do. Nowhere did I berate anyone else.
  21. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    So, so true! I can't stand walking into those stores. So many competing aromas.
  22. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    I have very little interest in most of those "mainstream" fragrances either, but most of the Lush ones are repellant to my nose. They're trying so hard to be "edgy" and different, they've forgotten...
  23. Re: Gorilla Perfumes - Cutting Edge Masterpieces !

    Most of them smell completely unwearable to me. Interesting to smell, but to actually wear? Definitely not.
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    Any sign of this in the UK/Ireland yet?
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    Re: Best "blue" fragrance

    Yes! Yes! Yes!
  26. Re: Paul Smith Portrait for Men (does it smell like Gucci PH II?)

    They are very similar to my nose.
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    Re: Valentino Uomo. A new look on Dior Homme

    I keep coming back to this one. It's fast becoming a favourite!
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Uh...where did I say it was "unanimous"? I merely posted a link to a review which I completely agreed with. No need to get so touchy. Perhaps it hit a nerve, did it?
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    'Now Smell This' absolutely rips into this fragrance:

    http://www.nstperfume.com/2014/03/05/dior-homme-eau-for-men-juniper-ridge-winter-redwood-fragrance-reviews/

    Couldn't have said it better...
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    It's not expensive? Well excuse me, but I find €60 to be reasonably expensive. Perhaps that's nothing to you, but it is to me and many others I can assure you.

    My point is that it smells like an...
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    It smells like Just Cavalli for men. In other words, cheap and deodorant-like. It simply doesn't smell expensive at all.
  32. Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    I don't like this fragrance either. It smells harsh, medicinal and unpleasant. Like slate with a citrus fruit drizzled on it.
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    Re: Valentino Uomo Tested - FANTASTIC FANTASTIC FANTASTIC !!!!!

    I tried it today and it is *extremely* similar to Dior Homme. How anyone could think otherwise is beyond me. It's at least 85% Dior Homme, with maybe a little more nuttiness, cocoa and less "powder"....
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    Re: L'Homme Parfum Intense (2013)

    I'm staggered that some people think it smells nothing like the original L'Homme. To me, it's at least 70% the same as the original. It just has less ginger and less of that synthetic "metallic"...
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    Re: L'Homme Parfum Intense (2013)

    I'm quite a fan of this. It's 70% the original, with some added sweetness, ambergris and boozy notes. Much more round, full-bodied and less metallic. I get excellent longevity from it. Much moreso...
  36. Re: Now that the hype may have died down... Spicebomb?

    I like the scent itself, but after the first 15 minutes, it seems to have extremely poor projection. Very much a skin scent. Lasts much longer on clothing.
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    Re: Richard James: No longer making fragrance?

    If Richard James is reading this, I am *begging* you to please bring out this EDT again. I've been using the bottle I found recently and even though it has aged, it is still a gorgeous, elegant,...
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    Re: Richard James: No longer making fragrance?

    I found two 100ml bottles of the EDT in a department store today. I couldn't believe it! They've clearly been sitting in the stockroom for years, as I visit that store every single week and have...
  39. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    Exactly the same for me. I've never been a fan of any of the other Eau Sauvage versions, but I adore this one. It's mostly because of the myrrh for me also. It just seems so perfect for...
  40. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    Absolutely. Less is more with this one! I'll be wearing this again this winter.
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    Re: Hints to avoid fake from eBay scumbags

    This is SO true. Things are now weighted so heavily against the seller, that it's almost inevitable that the buyer will be fully refunded. All they have to do is claim that they didn't receive the...
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    I think it's incredibly similar to Gucci Pour Homme. The longevity on clothing is through the roof! I sprayed some on the cuff of a jacket 3 weeks ago and it's still there now!

    I would never want...
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    Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only

    I don't like the original, but I'm not keen on this either. It's just alright.
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    Re: Kiehls Musk Question

    I love Kiehl's Musk, but found it far too light and fleeting for me.
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    Re: Guerlain Homme

    I love the scent, but always found the longevity and sillage to be quite poor.
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    Re: Showing Prada Some Love

    Prada's men's fragrances are great. They are very identifiable, without ever smelling trashy, cloying or sweet, like many others out there. They're always classy. Luna Rossa smells a little on the...
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    Re: Longevity and projection issues

    Let's face it, 95% of fragrances simply don't last beyond an hour or so.
  48. Re: Guerlain Homme L Eau - Bleu De Chanel done right.

    Guerlain Homme L'eau truly is beautiful scent...for all of the 15 minutes it lasts.
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    I'm afraid not! I'm in the same position as you and only know the ones you mentioned. Dublin really isn't a great city for the fragrance enthusiast, is it? *sigh*
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    Re: Bleu De Chanel Longevity and Projection

    Good longevity on skin/clothing, but not much projection after half an hour for me.
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    Ah ok, sorry! I just saw the Irish flag in your profile and thought maybe you had sampled it in Dublin. I'll check out Brown Thomas tomorrow anyway!
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    Is it available in Dublin now?
  53. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    Agreed!
  54. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    4711 is incredibly similar, but the longevity is very poor.
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    Re: Givenchy Play Sport

    Spectacularly miserable longevity. The smell is *ok*, but no way would I ever pay money for this.
  56. Re: Allure Homme Sport & Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême: Differences?

    I'm not hugely fond of Blanche. Lemon washing-up liquid mixed with a cup of tea. Dodgy.
  57. Re: Allure Homme Sport & Allure Homme Sport Eau Extrême: Differences?

    I like AHSE so much, that I find it hard to enjoy AHS anymore. The original now feels quite empty and lacklustre compared to the Extreme version. Also, not sure if it's just me, but the longevity on...
  58. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    Absolutely. Now THAT'S an overrated scent in my opinion.
  59. Re: Viktor and Rolf Antidote officially discontinued

    What a shame. It's a lovely scent.

    I bought a new bottle in Debenhams a couple of months ago, to see how much it would go for on eBay. It went for €5 less than I paid for it.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste in the UK

    I finally smelled this for the first time at the weekend, after years of reading about it on sites like this one.

    Sorry to say that I really didn't like it all. I wouldn't dream of buying it.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel...what a suprise for me!!

    Very well said. That's exactly how I feel about it too!
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    Re: Paco Rabanne - 1 Million INTENSE

    I tried this again yesterday. I think it's genuinely *disgusting*.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel...what a suprise for me!!

    What a horribly pretentious, elitist attitude.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste in the UK

    Hehe. Highly doubtful indeed!
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste in the UK

    I've never smelled this one. I can't to check out the stores in Dublin this week and finally smell it!

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    Oh come on. It's not as if it's suddenly going to turn into a Cool...
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    Re: Your safest, go-to, anytime, anywhere scent?

    Tom Ford For Men
    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Bleu de Chanel
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    Re: New Fragrance: Versace - Eros for Men

    I tried this yesterday and found it rather pleasant. Yes, it's very "safe" and hardly groundbreaking, but I quite like that sweet vanilla/mint combination, and it lingers softly for hours....
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    The original cologne lasted for all of 15 minutes and was little more than a massively watered down DH. I never understood the love for it.
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    Re: Paco Rabanne - 1 Million INTENSE

    I tried it yesterday. Very, very similar to the original, but smells heavier, darker and dirtier. I detected more oud.
  70. Re: USPS' Perfume Crackdown March 1; No Air/Priority Shipments

    I always post stuff via postal machines/kiosks. On the "description of contents" label I put "GLASSWARE". Well it IS a glass bottle, isn't it? I just forget to mention what's inside it.

    ;)
  71. Re: New Fragrance: Giorgio Armani - Eau de Nuit for Men

    I found it very disappointing. Fairly weak, with very poor lasting power. It doesn't even smell that great.
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    Re: What do you think of Fleur du Male??

    Say what you like about it, but "generic"? Absolutely not.
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    Re: Awful opening, but awesome drydown??

    Diptyque's 34 Boulevard Saint Germain has a rather nasty opening, but the drydown is beautiful.
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    Re: New fragrance from Davidoff: The Game

    I tried it last week. It smells like something you'd hang in the rim of a toilet bowl.
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    Re: Eau Duelle - Diptyque

    I still love this stuff. Gorgeous!
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    Poll: Re: CREED Aventus

    I really like it a lot and yet, somehow it still smells rather cheap to me. It's like a guilty pleasure, even though it's so high-priced. It smells shallow and empty, despite being so pleasant.
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    Re: Most "smelled" in your area...

    $1 million, for sure. Mostly on teenage boys.
  78. Re: Deodorant/bodywash to go with Bleu de Chanel?

    Why not just use the Bleu de Chanel ancillary products? The shower gel is exceptionally good. It actually smells even better than the fragrance itself!
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    I've had a soft spot for Poivre Samarcande for years actually. I even owned a bottle for a while. I loved it, but never felt it was strong enough for me. Maybe 2-3 hours max and with minimal sillage....
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    Really? Those Hermessence fragrances last for about 15 minutes and aren't cheap either. Dreadful value for money.

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    Aventus is a beautiful scent, but oh so expensive...
  81. Re: New Fragrance: John Paul Gaultier - Le Beau Male for Men

    I don't like Le Male at all, but at least it's unique and powerful. Le Beau Male is feeble and generic.
  82. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    This is now available in Debenhams stores in UK and Ireland at the Dior counter. I tried it for the first time today and I loved it. I'm not a massive fan of Eau Sauvage, but unlike others, I...
  83. Re: New Fragrance: John Paul Gaultier - Le Beau Male for Men

    Haha!!! I am *so* not elitist! I rarely ever buy niche fragrances to be honest! What I don't like though, are wishy washy fragrances that smell like dozens of others. That's what Le Beau Male is to...
  84. Re: New Fragrance: John Paul Gaultier - Le Beau Male for Men

    Boots have this in stock now also. I tried it an hour ago. I hate to use the word again, but it really is incredibly generic stuff. It reminds me a lot of Boss Bottled. Perfectly pleasant, but...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I received a compliment for Prada Luna Rossa last week. He didn't refer to is specifically, but he smelled the air and said "Oh you always smell so good". I was wearing Luna Rossa at the time.
  86. Re: New Fragrance: John Paul Gaultier - Le Beau Male for Men

    Oh cool. I'll check them both out tomorrow!

    The last time I enjoyed a Davidoff fragrance though, was...uh...never.
  87. Re: New Fragrance: John Paul Gaultier - Le Beau Male for Men

    I got an email today from The Perfume Shop to say that this is now in their stores in the UK and Ireland.
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    Re: Prada Luna Rossa, new male perfume by Prada

    Hmm, I'm usually the first to say that about new fragrances, but I just don't think it applies here. Oh well.
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    Re: Prada Luna Rossa, new male perfume by Prada

    This ended up being my favourite release of 2012. Great longevity too!
  90. Thread: YSL L'homme

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    Re: YSL L'homme

    I like it, but the longevity is atrocious. It has a slightly metallic, synthetic smell too.
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    Re: DHI projection is terrible??!

    Gorgeous scent, but I find it doesn't have big projection, especially in the current version. The original was much stronger.
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    Re: Dior bois d argent

    Dior Homme is nothing like Bois d'Argent.
  93. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    +1

    Truly wretched stuff!

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    Good choices! They are both VILE.
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir

    Well said! It's a very high quality scent. It's just the usual rampant snobbery in here.
  95. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    Kouros
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    Re: Still love Antidote after all these years

    I bought a 75ml bottle today, as I haven't had a bottle of this stuff in over 2 years. I'm in love with it all over again. A friend of mine who was up close to me earlier, was raving about "the...
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    Re: Still love Antidote after all these years

    I hear that a lot, but I still don't see it as a problem. Why do some notes *have* to be prominent?
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    The original was lovely, but FAR too light and fleeting, even for a cologne.
  99. Re: Cult favourites which you personally don't care for

    A*Men is wretched. I also think Kouros is vile.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Still regularly advertised with full page ads in GQ, Esquire, etc. You don't spend advertising bucks on a fragrance you're discontinuing.

    This is NOT being discontinued.
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