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  1. Armani Code Summer and Emporio Diamonds Summer

    Any thoughts on these frags from the Armani line?
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    Dupont Essence Pure ICE Pour Homme

    Anyone tried this flanker of Essence Pure Pour Homme?
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    Re: Tommy Summer -HELP!

    i also have the same question. anyone?
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    Re: Kenzo - Air & Air Intense

    I get a Boss Pure-like "soapy" drydown from KenzoAir; does Intense have it as well?
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    Smells like L'Eau Par Kenzo FEMME

    My gf was sampling L'eau Par Kenzo pour Femme the other day and it reminded me of a male fragrance I've sampled before. The sensation was similar to when she tried D&G Light Blue femme; that time I...
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    AdP Blu Mediterraneo series

    Is any of the AdP Blu Mediterraneo worth getting? I'm looking for one that is more tilted to the masculine side.
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    Re: Mint fragrances ?

    +1 on Cool Water Frozen

    For mint that is toothpaste-like, try Azzaro Aqua and one of the Kouros summer versions (forgot the year).
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    Davidoff Echo vs Echo Summer Fizz

    Which do you prefer? I'd also appreciate comments on longevity. Thanks.:smiley:
  9. Cool Water Summer Fizz vs Cool Water Happy Summer

    I already have Happy Summer and I'm wondering if Summer Fizz is different enough for me to buy. I understand that both have citrus tops, so are they very similar?
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    Re: Aigner Black Ice Drops for Men

    Any thoughts?
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    Re: F Black Pour Homme by Ferragamo

    But does it have that soapy feel to it like the original F? Thank you
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    Re: Kenzo - Air & Air Intense

    What about Kenzoair Intense? I've tried Kenzoair as well, but unfortunately, it gives me only 3-5 hrs tops.
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    F Black Pour Homme by Ferragamo

    Just a question, does F Black have the same soapy drydown that the original F PH has?
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    Re: Kenzo - Air & Air Intense

    Sorry to revive the thread, but I'm looking for thoughts on KenzoAir Intense.
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    Cheaper alternative to Amouage Ciel

    Is any cheaper perfume similar to Amouage Ciel? I'm not expecting an exact copy but is there something close?
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    What would you wear on rainy days?

    What would you wear on rainy days?
  17. Re: Kouros Sport Eau D'Ete and Cologne Sport Eau D'Ete

    Anyone, please? At least for the Kouros Cologne Sport Eau D'Ete, I'm quite confused with the bottles, I don't know which is which. I remember I liked this one:...
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    Re: DSQUARED² He Wood Ocean Wet Wood

    Does Ocean Wet Wood retain the Dunhill Fresh similarity that the original He Wood had?
  19. Emporio Armani Diamonds for Men Summer Edition, Armani Code Summer, Armani Mania Summer

    Anyone tried these yet?
  20. Kouros Sport Eau D'Ete and Cologne Sport Eau D'Ete

    Exactly how many Kouros and Kouros Cologne Sport summer flankers are there? Which bottle is for which year? I'm kinda confused, especially since not all are in the BN database. I'd also appreciate if...
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    Ineke Derring-Do's rain notes

    I'm looking for other fragrances with rain notes. I can't find Derring-Do anywhere, so I was wondering if there are alternatives. Many thanks!
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    Gendarme V vs. Gendarme 20

    Which do you prefer? ;)
  23. Kenzo Tokyo opening - looking for something similar

    I used to like Kenzo Tokyo but I realized that I only enjoyed the opening notes. The drydown, not so much. So I was wondering if there's a frag that smells like Tokyo's opening but is more linear....
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    Boss Pure with better longevity

    I re-tested Boss Pure recently, and to my surprise, my initial opinion of it changed. I find the soapy aquatic scent which sits close to the skin to be to my liking and have decided to add something...
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    Re: Bergamotto Marino vs Bluemusk

    Anyone else? :)
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    Re: Cool Water variants

    I think it's the patchouli..
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    Bergamotto Marino vs Bluemusk

    I was wondering which one you guys prefer. They're both from Pierre Bourdon and both were released by Ferre. Bluemusk is good but I haven't tried Bergamotto Marino so I can't compare.. Hope you guys...
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    Re: Green Like 212 H20 or Mugler Cologne

    Which Romeo Gigli frag in particular?
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    Re: Green Like 212 H20 or Mugler Cologne

    +1 on Lacoste Essential

    You might also want to try Paul Smith Story, which I prefer over Mugler Cologne
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    Formal aquatic?

    Just wondering, is there any aquatic scent that you could wear to a coat-and-tie affair?
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    Re: cheaper alternative to creed erolfa

    anybody?
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    Re: Pierre Bourdon's Top 5

    Seems that more people like Bergamotto Marino more than Bluemusk. Can anybody compare? I haven't sniffed Bergamotto Marino..
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    Re: Aqua Mat; Homme?

    Can you compare it to other frags? What does it remind you of?
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    Re: Aqua Mat; Homme?

    Anyone tried this yet?
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    Re: TOMMY SUMMER-which year to buy?

    Anyone? Let's add '09 and '10 to the choices..
  36. Re: Tommy Summer Cologne 2009 (For Him)- anyone tried??

    Any smelled this yet? Also curious about the 2010 version
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    Re: Favorite fresh/aqua scent

    My present favorites : Juventus 1897 Man and Cool Water Frozen

    Notables:

    Eternity Summer 2006
    360 Red
    Nautica Voyage
    Versace Man Eau Fraiche
    Silver Shadow Altitude - unlike others, this one...
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    Hypnose Eau Fraiche

    I can't find Lancome's Hypnose Homme Eau Fraiche in the database, so I'd like to seek the opinion of anybody who has tried it. It has ginger and bitter orange in it, so I was wondering if it could be...
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    Pierre Bourdon's Top 5

    What do you think are Pierre Bourdon's top 5 creations for men? I haven't tried much so my opinion is very limited. Anyway, mine is:

    1. Cool Water
    2. Canali Man
    3. GF Bluemusk
    4. Good Life
    5....
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    Re: Experience Sailing by Sergio Tacchini

    "Experience Sailing begins with fresh, sparkling, explosive notes of citruses (bergamot, grapefruit) with energetic sea aromas and orange blossom.

    Refreshing and awaking character of the fragrance...
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    Re: Anyone tried Swiss Army Mountain Water?

    I'm sure at least some of you guys must've tried this one..
  42. Bulgari Aqva Marine vs Kenzo Pour Homme Fresh

    So which one do you think is better?
  43. Agua de Loewe El vs Agua de Loewe (original) vs Aguazul

    Loewe hasn't been getting much attention here, so I was hoping you guys can give me your thoughts on this. Has anyone tried all three? How does it compare to one another? I heard that the original...
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    Re: L'eau par Kenzo Ice pour homme

    Got to buy it blind from a local retailer who still had it. Not much variation from the original. Has an icy feel to it due to the mint. I'm not a big fan of the original so I'm quite disappointed...
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    Azzaro Chrome vs Bijan Wicked

    I've read a lot of comparisons, with people saying Wicked is better. But since I haven't had the chance to sniff Wicked, lemme ask how similar are they? Are the topnotes alike? What's the biggest...
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    Re: Anyone tried JUVENTUS Man?

    Finally got it! Good everyday fresh scent. Nothing ground-breaking but pretty nice. I like it.
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    Re: Davidoff Cool Water Deep

    Off-topic, but where can you buy T&F Freshman online?
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    Re: Davidoff Cool Water Deep

    On the other hand I adore the top notes but I dislike the drydown. Funny how different people's senses of smell are. :p
  49. Re: CK Eternity Summer 2010 & CK One Summer 2010

    Do let us know what you think of Eternity Summer 2010. I too am looking for something close to the 2005 version, which I unfortunately passed on when I picked up the 2006 version.
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    Re: Best men's cologne for summer

    Eternity Summer 2006
    Cool Water Frozen and Happy Summer
    Cool Water Game
    Ice Men
    360 Red
    Chrome (but they say Bijan Wicked is better, haven't tested it though)
    Paul Smith Story
    Polo Sport...
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    Re: DSQUARED² He Wood Ocean Wet Wood

    *see below*
  52. Re: Kenzo Pour Homme vs Kenzo Pour Homme Fresh

    Which has better longevity?
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    Re: Most masculine CK One flanker

    Anyone else care to share their one cent's worth?
  54. Re: Kenzo Pour Homme vs Kenzo Pour Homme Fresh

    Anyone tried both? Just want to know if the respective drydowns are worlds apart.
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    Re: DSQUARED² He Wood Ocean Wet Wood

    *see below*
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    DSQUARED² He Wood Ocean Wet Wood

    Anyone tried this? I'm quite interested because it combines 2 things I like in frags. It has the violet notes of the original He Wood--which in turn smelled like Dunhill Fresh, something I absolutely...
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    Re: Tell me how to decant!

    So funnels are for splash bottle only? Wouldn't liquid be wasted if I spray directly onto the atomizer?
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    Re: Tell me how to decant!

    The link is dead. Can anyone repost? Thanks!
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    Anyone tried Swiss Army Mountain Water?

    I saw this scent at the store, cool box, cool bottle. Based on that alone, I'm imagining it smells like Cool Water Frozen. BN doesn't have it on the database... Any thoughts?
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    Experience Sailing by Sergio Tacchini

    Anyone tried this yet?
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    Re: Is this the ultimate men's ginger frag ?

    Kenzo Tokyo is awesome but it doesn't last at all.
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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    Cool Water Game = Kenneth Cole Reaction (Game has better longevity)
    Porsche Design = Benetton Paradiso Inferno Blue

    Looking for the answer to this one: Creed Erolfa = ??? (something not over $50...
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    Re: Most masculine CK One flanker

    Well, all I can find are CK One Summer 08 and 09, so which of the 2 is more masculine?
  64. Re: Kenzo Tokyo Alternative (better longevity!!)

    I've done my research, and based on the reviews, it would seem that Gucci Envy, Dior Homme Sport, and Herrera Refreshing Ginger are the leading candidates. Can anyone help? I might go on a blind buy...
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    Re: New!!!!!!!!! Sun Men Fresh

    How does it compare to the original? I read the notes, and it seems the Sun Men Fresh and Sun Men have a lot of differences.
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    Re: L'eau par Kenzo Ice pour homme

    How does it smell like? I can't find this in any stores (even online)!
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    Re: Suggestions For High School?

    +1 Cool Water (more preferably the Happy Summer flanker if you can find one)
    +1 Polo Sport
    +1 360 Red
    Z Zegna
    Nautica Voyage
    Paul Smith Story
    Lacoste Essential
    Bulgari Aqua Marine (though...
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    Re: Best Bottle Design in the Universe!

    Rochas Aquaman

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26120120.jpg


    Also like the Kenzos: PH, Kenzoair, and Power.

    Davidoff Echo is also worth the mention.
  69. Kenzo Tokyo Alternative (better longevity!!)

    I'm looking for an alternative for Kenzo Tokyo just because of it's poor longevity (3 hrs tops on me). I really love the smell--I find it fresh, not clean, but just fresh (weird but I think it might...
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    Re: Anyone tried JUVENTUS Man?

    Does it resemble other mainstream frags? What specifically?
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    AQVA and AQVA Voyage: same juice?

    I saw this Bulgari Aqua Voyage in a shop. The seller told me that it is a limited edition of Aqua. However, he didn't have a tester so I couldn't have a sniff. I'm just wondering if it's an Aqua...
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    cheaper alternative to creed erolfa

    I'm looking for a reasonably-priced alternative to Creed Erolfa. Any suggestions?
  73. Kenzo Pour Homme vs Kenzo Pour Homme Fresh

    What's the main difference between the two? I'm looking to buy either one but I haven't tested Kenzo PH--and according to the reviews, it's one of those try-first frags. Unfortunately, I couldn't...
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    Re: Most masculine CK One flanker

    Anyone? Pls?
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    Most masculine CK One flanker

    Which among the CK One flankers (CK One Summers, Scene, Electric, etc.) is tilted more to the male side?
  76. Eternity Summer 2005 or Eternity Summer 2006? Help

    I recently found both at a specialty shop last weekend. From the basenotes reviews, it would seem that these are the top summer releases from the Eternity line. I like the original but not to the...
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    Re: Best Flankers Ever

    Which of the CK Eternity summer editions do you think is the best?
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    Cool Water variants

    I already have Frozen and Game. Just wondering if any of the others are worth the buy.
    Deep, Happy Summer, Happy Summer Game, Summer Fizz, Sea Scents & Sun, Deep Sea Scents & Sun.
  79. Re: Looking for suggestions - a Cool Water and Polo Sport man

    I've heard a lot of good stuff about Gendarme, but I always had this impression that it was for the mature crowd. But now that you've mentioned it, I'm wondering, is it apt for a guy in his mid-20s?
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    Re: Need a year round fragrance

    Acqua di Gio. Can't go wrong with that. College girls love its clean and fresh scent. You might also want to check out Cool Water Game, Polo Sport, and Diesel Fuel for Life.
  81. Looking for suggestions - a Cool Water and Polo Sport man

    Looking for suggestions from those who have olfactory senses akin to mine. Here's my profile:

    I'm 25 years old and attending law school. Looking for both casual and formal wear..

    I thoroughly...
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    Best Flankers Ever

    I'm quite intrigued by flankers. Sometimes they outdo the originals but oftentimes they just mess it up. But one thing's for sure, they're quite distinct. Anyhow, I'd like to find out which ones were...
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    Acqua di Gio vs. Bulgari Aqua

    I'm wondering why this hasn't been posted yet.. So what do you guys think? I only have an ADG so I don't have an impartial answer.
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