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  1. Re: Imagine one second, you own a fragance...What s your name?

    I have to say, there are so many great perfumes out there with such terribly stupid names that I feel obliged to abhor them on that basis alone. And I also feel that one's own creative station should...
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    CHANEL Les exclusifs launch in L.A.

    Just wondering if anyone else attended the official debut for Les exclusifs de Chanel last Wednesday in Beverly Hills. My mother is a lady-who-lunches so we got invited to both of the pre-release...
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    Re: Best autumn/Winter scent for an 18 year old?

    I agree with The Dreamer, too. Although it's best to dress that one down a bit.

    Have you tried Rush For Men from Gucci? It's probably hard to find in Mexico now but it's an icy floral best suited...
  4. Thread: COMPELLED to Buy

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    Re: COMPELLED to Buy

    Oh, and on my "To-Get" list right now are Gucci's Rush For Men (an old Winter fave) which is being stocked in bulk and for cheap at my local Leohman's, and the Paprika Brasil from Hermès I sampled...
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    Re: COMPELLED to Buy

    I personally like to wear Givenchy and Caron fragrances with milky notes in cold weather exclusively (And cold for me means anything below 60°F ... I'm from California here!). Don't ask me why, but...
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    Re: Oldest bottle in your collection

    I still have the very first bottle of that was ever truly mine: Angel Men circa 1995.

    I have other older ones but they all belonged to my parents though.
  7. Re: Dark,..of the darkest of scents..?Totally mediveal..gothic..victorian..DARK!!

    If not for the semi-sweet vanilla note, I would say Parfum Lucifer from Damien Bash but I've taken to it for more quotidian occasions now. I remember Dior Poison being quite dark when I was little...
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    Re: B&Ms that carry Gucci & YSL?

    I don't know where you're located but I highly recommend Nordstroms for all your "designer" fragrance needs. Their catalogue seems to be a lot broader and much more constantly updated than other...
  9. Re: Least favourite frag, which you can't seem to permanently eject from your wardrobe

    Dzing! by L'Artisan

    I only keep it in rotation because sometimes I like to smell like my local auto body shop.
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    Re: The Gun is At Your Head. Name It.

    Tough.

    But I'd have to say all of my custom blended commissions from Christopher Brosius in Brooklyn AND

    Le Cologne Grand Siècle by Pierre Guillaume

    Perchance the original Güet-Apens that...
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    Re: SotD Friday the 13th October 2006

    Well I'm still sick and it is only 4:12 AM so . . .

    Eau Ressourçante by Clarins Paris

    I also smell like my Vicks Cool Mist humidifier and the L'Occitane Verbena bath gel I used last night.
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    Re: Give me scent for this following picture :

    http://s14.photobucket.com/albums/a325/bisdikiani/leboise.jpghttp://s14.photobucket.com/albums/a325/bisdikiani/ginestet-leboise.jpg

    Le Boisé by Ginestet
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    Re: Fragrance of the day Thursday October 12

    Well, I woke up this morning with a hankering cough and sore throat after a looong night of cold sweats and chills so I'm taking the day off from school today and also taking it easy on the heavy...
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    Re: a new gucci pour homme

    Oh of course, I'd forgotten about Giannini's debut this July considering how much I actually hated the hippie wares she presented for Gucci next season. It's a shame John Ray is gone though, he has a...
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    Interested in decanting, need advice!

    Is there a website with information on how to decant fragrances? I've run several Google searches but all I get are listings for eBay auctions. I have a pretty extensive perfume collection and I'm...
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    2006 Fourth Quarter Releases

    What if anything were you guys looking foward for release this year?

    I thought I was pretty eager to acquire the male debuts from Prada and Viktor & Rolf but now that I have them I'm mostly...
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    Re: a new gucci pour homme

    Gucci Pour Homme has not been retired, this I have confirmed.

    Anyway, considering how different the Gucci image has become since the departure of Tom Ford (The sex left with him), I'm almost...
  18. Re: Favorite Smells you won't find in your fragrance collection.

    L'Oréal Elnett hairspray from France
    L'Oréal Studio Hair Gel (So 80's)
    Bumble & Bumble Sumowax
    Biotherm Homme's Hydra-Detox line of skincare (The most perfect grapefruit ever!)
    Nickel Skincare...
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    Re: Underrated fragrances on Basenotes

    Chaleur d'Animale Pour Homme
    UOMO? by Moschino
    Velviona By Helmut Lang
    Pheromone for Men by Marilyn Miglin
  20. Thread: gaultier 2

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    Re: gaultier 2

    I normally steer clear of unisex fragrances but I'm quite drawn to Puissance Deux because it is a gourmand and not a strict synthetic. On me it is not reminiscent wine or grapes of any kind though,...
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    Funny.
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    My best friend in first grade used to have an aftershave that we would play barbershop with that was housed in a garish tire-shaped flaçon made of cheap brown glass that was called "Big Wheel" that...
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    There was a Bonne Bell Skin Musk for Men????

    I'm pretty miffed I missed out on that!

    ('A`)>
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    Fathers & Mothers

    What did your parents wear when you were children? Or if your prefer, what do they wear now, that is, what would you give from as a birthday or Christmas present?

    When I was very very little I...
  25. Re: Favorite Smells you won't find in your fragrance collection.

    Old-school titanium dioxide sunblock and of course, Bain de Soleil
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    Re: What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    I don't understand why One Man Show is so reviled here, while I agree that it connotes the soap-on-a-rope yuppie eighties, I find that it translates very well to today. I mean there are newer...
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    Re: Your favorite flaçons

    Gucci Pour Homme has served a dual purpose for me for the past two years, and that is that of paper weight. Love it!
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    Your favorite flaçons

    I have many (Lagerfeld Femme, Xeryus, Opium Pour Homme, Limoges, Intoxication, Roma Uomo, Mat;, Fragile, Silver Rain, Crystal Noir etcetera et. al) but if I had to choose just one then my top pick...
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    What fragrances did you wear as an adolescent?

    I'm pretty new here so I apologise in advance if this has already been discussed but I'm too lazy to troll through the thousands of threads already on here. But essentially this is a very basic...
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    Re: What smells purple and mysterious?

    Purple Fantasy from Guerlain is a favorite of mine, as are all of Sonia Rykiel's fragrances and the new Gaultier Puissance Deux, all of which have an intense beetlike quality to them.
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    Re: I need help with choosing a new fragrance.

    ¡Hola, y bienvenido al club ;)!

    As for your query, I don't personally lump either Gucci PH or Envy into the canon of traditional colognes ... they're far too complex and extravagant for such...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 11 October

    I wore For Men Cellular Treatment Fragrance by La Prairie this morning, and Shu Uemura 029 tonight.

    I'm planning to wear Solo Loewe from Loewe tomorrow.
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    Re: Deodorants for Young Guys

    I'm twenty-one and a first year Stanford grad student and I've been using the alcohol-free Eau d'orange verte deoderant spray from Hermès since puberty. When I need something less subtle I reach for...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 October

    NEW YORK by Patricia de Nicolaï
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    Re: Your vote for the KING of colognes

    Jules by Christian Dior
    Numero Uno by Carthusia
    Panama 1924 by Boellis
    Magellan by Fragonard
    Baladin by Patricia de Nicolaï
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 October

    LAGERFELD MAN by Karl Lagerfeld (2002)
  37. Thread: Quick Top Five!

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    Re: Quick Top Five!

    Coriolan by Guerlain
    Narciß by Dorissima
    Costume National Intense
    Shu Uemura Depsea Water in Sage
    Velviona by Helmut Lang
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