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    Re: what is a perfume for dandy?

    I've seen at several places connecting Amouage Portrayal Man and the word "dandy". Maybe the violet...

    Well, I have a sample, and if I understand correctly "dandy" this scent might be what you...
  2. Re: Suggestion request : a masculine teint de neige

    I found Azzaro Chrome Pure surprisingly good, rather powdery yet masculine - and quite cheap for all that. Maybe worth a try.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    I wonder if you've had the chance to compare Invasion Barbare and Amouage Portrayal Man.
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    Re: Does anyone like Figment Man

    I wonder what a "bad response" might actually mean :)
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    I kind of feel that Portrayal is a really good quality scent, yet somehow I can't warm up to it. I honestly don't know why.
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    Re: Boucheron pour homme. EDP vs EDT?

    No doubt, I'd go with the EdT. It's creamy, sensuous, ethereal. The EdP is kind of "empty" in the middle.
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    Re: What makes Baccarat 540 Rouge sooo good?

    This. Exactly.
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    Re: MEMO leather scents

    I tried only two leathers yesterday, but a huge let-down both - with Winter Palace being the third Memo. The geranium in African Leather kills everything else, while Irish Leather has such a domestic...
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    New from Widian: Sapphire New York

    In a bunch of samples I received it yesterday. While the Memos and Kalan were huge let-down, I enjoy this one, very much. It's a great improvement over Sapphire London.
    Given the high price, even...
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    Re: Jaipur , blind buy ?

    This is my very opinion,
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Kalan - new Fragrance for 2019

    From a sample, I find it very similar to BR540. As I really dislike BR540 -it's a stomach-turner actually- I tried to forget the link, but I can't. In my eyes it's a very close clone.
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    Re: Request : Woody oriental, creamy and airy

    As woody? :) Surely our noses are different, my friend.
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    Re: NEW: Memo - Tiger's Nest!

    Hi Hednic, what's your opinion on this MEMO line? Say, African Leather, but generally the whole line. Thank you in advance.
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    Re: Favorite Dry Downs?

    I agree on Fumerie Turque. Surely that would be my signature, BUT something in it would cause so serious allergic reactions to my eyes that two times I had to go to the doctor, I gave up, with a...
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    Re: Leather for Summer

    What do you think of African Leather? Our local niche reseller has begun carrying the Memo line the other day. Thank you.
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    Re: What is your TOP 3 DESIGNER of all-time??

    Victor & Rolf Antidote
    Boss Nr. 1
    Salvador Dali Laguna Homme
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    Re: Korloff: any thoughts?

    Presently it's my workload what bothers me, that ambrox man not so much :)
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    Re: Korloff: any thoughts?

    Well, I can't write much: I tried it three times and each time it was a wash-off. There's something off-putting in it. Maybe that's just my nose, as here I can read favourable opinions either, but I...
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    Re: NEW: Cartier L'Envol

    I agree that it stands out from the designer-crowd, in a really good way. Just I don't want to smell like it.
  20. Re: Most frivolous or unjustified purchase you ever made?

    Had I bought a bottle, maybe I'd nominate it into the contest. However, I never did, and now one of my greatest regrets. The simple strangest scent I've ever known.
  21. Re: Best modern Niche/Prive interpretation of 70s/80s powerhouse genre

    I find Etruscan Water from Francesca Bianchi falling into this category.
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    Re: I finally tried Rasasi La yawuam homme

    Have you tried Satin Homme? If so, what do you think of it? And Velvet Homme? Thank you.
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    Re: I finally tried Rasasi La yawuam homme

    Have you tried Satin Homme? If so, what do you think of it? And Velvet Homme? Thank ou.
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    Re: NEW: Eutopie - Eutopie # 11

    Any new opinion on the house? I could order several samples of the series now from our local reseller, but I don't know if it's worthwhile. Thank you.
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    Re: Most Pleasant Rare Fragrances?

    :So you don't find it a mere copy of not-so-good designer fragraces? Reading the opinions you seem to belong to the minority :)
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    Re: The best fragrance to use in the office?

    >>Boucheron PH EDP - it's the perfect fragrance for an office since it exudes class.


    I tend to agree. Did you know the Limited Edition of it at about 2006? It was a really excellent fragrance,...
  27. Re: Thoughts on MFK Amyris Homme.... worth owning?

    No. I had APOM, used it almost exclusively for a very long time, so I have no problem with MFK. But this scent was a wash-off.
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne Elixir family

    Now I have an Ormonde Elixir sample - which stands for the mixed Ormonde Woman & Man. Well, It's extremely nice. Te hemlock is muted down, they mixed it with a very soft oud, gave it some citrusy...
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    Re: Gucci Memoire d'une Odeur

    I sprayed it about 40 minutes ago on skin, a good dose, and now I'm struggling to find any trace of it. I simply don't understand Gucci.
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    A good 20 years ago I had it. The initial blast was really terrible, but in an hour or so it turned into a great. loveable scent. I never understood how a scent can change so dramatically..
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    Re: *new thierry mugler : Alien man*

    He seems to like it:

    http://colognoisseur.com/new-perfume-review-mugler-alien-man-fusion-youre-the-one-that-i-want/
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    Re: *new thierry mugler : Alien man*

    Thank for the info, tomorrow I'll check it at Douglas.
  33. Re: The 10 Fragrances I Can't Get Out of My Head and Am Totally Obsessed With Right Now OMG!

    I'm on the fence with Etruscan Water. I have a sample and I do admit it's a quality scent. Still, I can't decide if I love it or just like it... You still in love?
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    Re: Top 2018 favorite releases

    What do you think of Teisenddu? I've ordered a sample, from Luca Turin I've read really good things about it. Thank you in advance.
  35. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    I hid it as deep as possible in my drawer..... terrible.
  36. Re: Come Clean........ 5 worst fragrances you regret having purchased

    I see your point. Interestingly, a good 10 years ago there was a Limited Edition, which was quite different and good.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Bulgari Wood Neroli. I'm amused, after disheartening visits for long months to Douglas. It's a great designer scent.
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    Re: Best citrus note for summer - your preference

    Now I think neroli. I wore Kurkdjian's APOM Homme almost exclusively for about two years. And just today I discovered Bvlgari Wood Neroli, which is about the best designer scent in years I've had the...
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    Re: New Releases - Spring 2019

    Has anyone tried this? It has popped up just today at our niche reseller in Hungary.
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    Thank you, I see your point. As the saying goes, at the end of the day what matters to me is if it smells good. I really appreciated Profumo Roma's scent with a really genuine forest mushroom smell,...
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    Myth was a complete disaster, I didn't like Bracken at all, Sunshine... don't even mention it, I don't see much love for Figment.. I don't know what to expect still...
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    Re: Different speeds that mind grasps scent

    I do agree, Laudano Nero is a very complex, high quality scent.
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    Re: Rasasi Reference thread

    I see you have good experiences with at least one Rasasi scent. Have you ever tried Satin pour homme? Thank you.
  44. Re: New Fragrance: Gucci Guilty Cologne Pour Homme - has anyone tested it yet?

    Sorry to say that the whole bunch of Gucci Gulty is a terrible mess for me.
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    I wonder if it has anything to do with Lyric Man, which in a great part is rose and frankincense.
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    Re: *new thierry mugler : Alien man*

    Wet cement? The last time I read this expression describing a scent was Narciso Rodriguez for Him. Now thinking about it, there might be some similarities.
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnWYJ5Jc7js
  48. Re: Your favorite fruit-forward, non-citrus masculine

    A rather new scent of this category is quite good: Carner Barcelona Fig man. My only regret is that its longevity is poor.
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    Re: Musk by Lorenzo Villoresi

    I didn't like it, especially as I found it -as others mentioned it- way too rosey.
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    Re: So is dior homme pparfum discontinued or not?

    Both in our two country-town Douglas I have seen more bottles of it.
  51. Re: Givenchy Gentleman: current formulation defense.

    I'm not the new-formula-is-shit man, even I very often don't notice the reformulation, BUT in this special case I must agree.
  52. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    I think this would be my reply as well.
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    Re: Rank the best Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrances

    I had and wore APOM Homme for about 2 years almost exclusively. However, no other of the Maison scents have grabbed my attention - to say the least.
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    Re: *new thierry mugler : Alien man*

    I didn't even know this exists at all. Today I went for Guerlain Ideal Cool (which is run-of the-mill), and found this one. Immediately at the initial spray -which is not my favourite for all that- I...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense 2019

    Dior bee - seems to be the very same as on the packaging:

    ...
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    Ormonde Jayne Elixir family

    Dear friends,

    I can't find a thread discussing the new Elixir line from this house.Has any of you an opinion about them? Thank you.
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair is severely underrated

    I found Fort & Manle Confessions of a Garden Gnome to be very-very similar, and even way better than Royal Mayfair. I wonder what others think of this comparison.
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    Re: New from Liquides Imaginaires: Desert Suave

    At long last I have my sample. Well, this Desert Suave scent is about real perfection. I love it, the way it changes, and the very dry-down is amusing. I'm eager to try their other scents, as well.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Hi friend, is Black Calamus still a love? I'm eagerly waiting my sample.
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    Carner Barcelona Black Calamus

    Hi friends,

    I can't find any useful information on this scent. Does any of you have any experience with it? Thank you.

    http://www.neroli.hu/parfum/bemutato/carner_barcelona/black_calamus/
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    Re: Rasasi Reference thread

    Dear friends, does any of you have experience with Rasasi Junoon Satin Pour Homme? Thank you very much.
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    Re: Korloff: any thoughts?

    I've just ordered a No Ordinary Man sample. I'll share my impressions when I'd receive it.
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    Re: New from Liquides Imaginaires: Desert Suave

    Thank you again, this one is still missing from their home page.
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    Re: New from Liquides Imaginaires: Desert Suave

    Thank you my friend. This house has just popped up at our niche reseller, I'm curious.
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    Re: New from Liquides Imaginaires: Desert Suave

    Any experience with it? Thank you.
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    Re: Pure White Cologne

    I've been experiencing with it from a fresh sample. The far drydown is quite similar to Fort & Manle Confessions of a Garden Gnome. Has anyone noticed this? I even say this is a dead ringer to CGG....
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    Re: Special for Gentlemen by Le Galion

    What's your opinion on 222?
  69. Re: Montblanc EXPLORER. Finally a designer’s clone of Aventus

    Actually, I myself found Aventus to be an immediate wash-off..
  70. Re: Creed Silver Mountain Water - Whats the Jury on this ?

    The new Mefisto Gentiluomo is even much better.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    I didn't like the original 34 Diptyque. Is the EdP an improvement?
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    Re: Best of the Mall colognes

    Sometimes I tend to think that of all the scents I've ever come across the most interesting one was Antidote. A real masterpiece. Not sure if I wanted to smell like it (rather on the heavy side), yet...
  73. Re: What are some amazing/masterpiece frags that are extremely fleeting?

    You surely mean the recent version. The one in the (far) past was a monster.
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    Re: Thoughts on new(ish) fragrance houses

    Their most unique scent is in my opinion L'Original. And not just unique, but extremely good as well.
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    Re: Rasasi Hawas worth the hyped price?

    You seem to know this house very well. What do you think of Rasasi Junoon Satin Pour Homme? Thank you.
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    Re: Do you appreciate Dior Sauvage?

    Do you remember Geir Ness? ... :)
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    Re: Do you appreciate Dior Sauvage?

    There's nothing interesting, nothing good, nothing attention grabbing in it. A big PASS.
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    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare Thoughts?

    If you like Fahrenheit, you surely will like it. I personally dislike it, still I can see why others love it.
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    Re: Your Current Planned Fragrance Purchases?

    Have you actually tried Percival? If so what do you think of it? I'm on the fence with it.
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    Re: Long Lasting Soapy Niche Fragrances?

    I kind of agree, this is a much better version of the original Mefisto.
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    Re: Thoughts on Fort & Manlé house?

    I have 6 samples of the line. Five of them I don't like, however the Garden Gnome is terrific. I think not twice but ten times buying a scent, but this is pure beauty.

    I say this is a way better...
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    Re: Xerjoff Alexandria II vs Mamluk

    I tend to agree, although my first sample seems to be rather different from the second one. So, the one star from Luca Turin was quite a surprise:
    ...
  83. Re: Your Favorite Clive Christian Men’s Fragrances Rated?

    I do agree. No I've checked notino in my country Hungary, for the 30ml genuine (no tester) bottle they ask about 110 USD.
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    Re: NUCLEAR mode freshy

    As to 1872 - I completely agree. Sometimes it takes 2-3 years for me to buy a new fragrance. But when I find such a beauty...
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    Re: A New Mefisto is Coming...Mefisto Gentiluomo

    Now I have a sample of it. Of course it has the DNA of Mefisto, yet I find it to be a huge improvement. One of the best fresh-soapy scents I've ever come across.
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    Re: Atman Xanan by Lorenzo Villoresi

    As I promised I give after two sample-wearings a brief impression. In a sentence it's a modified Villoresi Musk. If you were not a fan of that, I don't think you'll like this one. So much so, that...
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    Re: Atman Xanan by Lorenzo Villoresi

    Surely I will :)
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    Re: Atman Xanan by Lorenzo Villoresi

    A Mare Nostrum-line was planned, the first scent being Aura Maris - as far as I know. But I haven't seen any other scent in the line.
    Anyhow, just today Atman Xanan popped up at our niche reseller's...
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    Re: Any new Luckyscent gems recently?

    L'Original is easily among the three best of the several hundreds I've sampled in my life.
  90. Re: Andree Putman 's Préparation Parfumée - discontinued?

    I didn't know back the Preparation, yet L'Original today was so good I immediately bought it - after three years my first full bottle, it MUST BE good :)
  91. Thread: Hidden Gems

    by Sandy
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    Re: Hidden Gems

    I see you really love Putman's scents. Today I bought L'Original, it quite hooked me. I find it to be an extremely nice, rather unusual scent.
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    Re: Best Underrated Spring/Summer Scents.

    This week I'll have the chance to try the Putman line. As far as I can see you're the biggest supporter of the line here :)
  93. Re: NEW: Chatillon Lux Parfums - Unconditional Surrender!

    Hi! I'm very happy to read your lines. Alas I live in Hungary, another continent. Is there any way for me to try your scents? Thank you in advance.
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    Re: Nasomatto Silver Musk clones?

    As far as I can remember Bulgari Pour Homme is a dead-ringer for Silver Musk.
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    Re: Best classy everyday scent

    OK guy, on Thursday I'll see, but if it's only four then..............

    :)
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    Re: Roja Dove Fragrances...anyone else like them?

    With due respect I don't really understand this comment (together with that of Chuck). I haven't purchased a scent for almost three years, while sampled about 150 ones. Simply because I haven't found...
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    Re: Jil sander for men...thoughts??

    I really liked it. It was much better than the designer-crowd.
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    Re: NEW: Widian - London!

    Still no well-founded opinion? Chances are tomorrow I'll receive my sample and I want to know what to think of it :)
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    Re: Declaration Parfum VS Declaration Essence?

    Declaration Parfum was a big disappointment to me. I wouldn't buy however cheap it would be. I don't think the Essence could be worse than that.
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    Re: NEW: Initio Parfums - Rehab!

    It has popped up at our niche reseller, so I'm waiting for the opinions eagerly.
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