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    Re: SotD - Saturday 08 Dec 07

    Cacharel - Amor pour Homme

    An early Christmas gift, sprayed it on two hours ago, it's almost completely gone now. I don't think that I'll wear it again...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 06 Dec 07

    Amouage - Cirrus
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 01 Dec 07

    Frankie Goes to Holl...ehhh...Davidoff - Relax
  4. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    It's not in the Directory, so maybe...

    Parfumerie Generale - 10 (Aomassai)?
  5. Thread: Fun scents?

    by Timothy
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    Re: Fun scents?

    Almost all of the CdG scents are fun scents to me (CdG2 is the exception), especially Rhubarb and Cinnamon (Sherbet Series) and Soda (Synthetic Series).

    Then, of course, Dzing!, although most...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 30 Nov 07

    Comptoir Sud Pacifique - Vanille Pitahaya

    At least, a fragrance to remind me of better weather...
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    Re: Paul Smith London for Men

    If there's a similarity to Fahrenheit, I'm not able to smell it.

    I bought PS London about two years ago as a blind buy and haven't used it very often since. But in the last few months, I started...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 29 Nov 07

    Serge Lutens - Douce Amere
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    Re: What will you wear on Xmas evening?

    Haven't decided yet. Current favourites for this day:

    1. Keiko Mecheri - Loukhoum
    2. Frederic Malle - Musc Ravageur
    3. Parfumerie Generale - 10 (Aomassai)
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 28 Nov 07

    A*Men! Haven't worn it in two years. Feels good....
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    Re: Your "pride bottle"

    I guess that "Luctor et Emergo" is my "pride bottle". I just love it. The clean design of the bottle, the simple but beautiful box. And a scent that will always be one of my favourites.

    New West...
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    Re: Tips about French

    This is a really interesting thread.

    As a german native-speaker I like to second Narcus that I'm glad I didn't have to "learn" this language. The (seemingly) total lack of logic in this language...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 27 Nov 07

    Cacharel - Nemo

    Why did they discontinue this magnificent scent?
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    Re: Wich one is your favourite bottle?

    Alexander McQueen's Kingdom is my all-time favourite bottle. The EdP bottle looks great and the perfume bottle is just amazing (although the twist mechanism on mine doesn't really work...)
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    Re: Quality Pre-Shave for an Electric Shaver?

    If you don't mind spending a few extra bucks, try the Electric Shave Primer by Clinique.
    I haven't found anything better, yet.
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    Re: Sotd - Monday 26 Nov 07

    Helmut Lang (Parfum & Eau de Cologne)
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    Re: SOTD Monday July 17

    Although it's unusually hot here, I chose to wear Luctor et Emergo (EdT) by The People of the Labyrinths.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4 December 2005

    Keiko Mecheri - Loukhoum (day 8, I'm addicted... ::)) ;D
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    Re: SOTD Sunday November 27

    Keiko Mecheri - Loukhoum

    I'm sure that this is the perfect christmas scent :)

    Oh, the Santa Smileys are back. Nice ;D
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 November

    Although it's bloody cold and foggy here, I wore one of my favourite summer scents:

    Agua de Loewe
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 November

    I'm celebrating my first Basenotes Anniversary today (I joined exactly one year ago). And my celebration fragrance is:

    Spark by Liz Claiborne ;D
  22. Thread: SHAVING OIL?

    by Timothy
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    Re: SHAVING OIL?

    Shaving Oil can be used on dry, or on (slightly) wet skin. If you have very sensitive skin, I recommend using it together with your normal shaving gel.

    Shaving oil is great if you travel a lot and...
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    Re: What are you wearing?

    Lazy day at home today, so only a black Nike sweater and white Venice Beach trousers.

    Later (shopping) I wore a powder-blue Hilfiger pullover with a matching Alprausch base cap together with...
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    Re: Burberry...original?

    The King of Basenotes is (of course) right.

    Burberry London is now Burberry (Man & Woman). Same scent, new name, new packaging. Trust me, it's the same scent.

    We recently ordered a bottle for a...
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    Re: Guerlain's Mentafollia?

    As always, it's all about skin chemistry. Especially with Guerlain fragrances.

    Mentafollia has indeed a nice minty-fresh start, like Cedric already wrote, but on my skin, the fragrance develops...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 November

    Burberry Touch for men. For the first time

    Not as bad as I thought in the first place...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 November

    B*MEN

    I almost forgot how good it is.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 November

    Lancôme Aroma Tonic. I'm not in the mood for a "real" fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 November

    Lancôme Aroma Tonic. I'm not in the mood for a "real" fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 12 November

    Chanel No.22 Asse!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 November

    Musc Ravageur on a cold and rainy day...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 7 November

    Tuscany per uomo

    I think this is is the second time I'm wearing this and I think I'll wear it again tomorrow. Great for colder, rainy days. ;D
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    Re:  SOTD Sunday 6 November 2005

    Nickel - Ennemi (or Enemy)

    I don't think I'll wear it again. Bit weak and not very original...
  34. Thread: Coriolan

    by Timothy
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    Re: Coriolan

    Another Coriolan lover here. The perfect fall/winter scent. Green, slightly bitter but incredibly nice on skin.
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    Re: Snappy Answers to Stupid SA Questions

    SA: Have you tried the new Kenneth Cole Black (that's the one they're pushing right now in Germany)?
    Me: Yeah, and today I wanted to celebrate that I can smell again. Where are the Guerlains?
    ...
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    Re: Which of the Aqua Allegoria scents is best?

    Seems I'm the only one who likes Mentafollia :(

    But I also voted for Winter Delice and Pamplelune.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 5 November 2005

    Chanel No.22
  38. Re: What do you guys think about the Diesel cologn

    The scent with the "plastic hood" is Zero Plus. A veeery spicy oriental, a little too strong for me...

    I absolutely love Plus Plus. Its subtle, creamy, warm yet with fresh notes. A masterpiece...
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    Re: Give me reasons to not like...

    Why Axe sucks:

    - smells cheap and synthetic

    - gets extremely cloying

    - no development from topnotes to basenotes like a real fragrance

    - people always use too much
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    Re: One scent theory (not what you think...)

    Interesting thoughts... It seems that no one here wants to limitate him/herself to just one scent. Well, exactly what I expected.

    Personally, I like pavneet's point of view: "Changing your scent...
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    Re: SotD, Thursday October 27

    Dunhill Desire. I still have a cold, so I could have used Kouros, it wouldn't make a difference. Well, to me... ;)
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    One scent theory (not what you think...)

    First of all, this is not a "if you had to choose just one scent..." thread. We had enough of them already.

    No, yesterday I read an extremely boring article about perfume in a german magazine. The...
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    Re: Scents for Christmas

    I would like to suggest Loukhoum by Keiko Mecheri. When I smelled this first, I thought "Wow, christmas in a bottle!". Amazing christmas scent with notes of almonds, dates, vanilla, musk, precious...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26 October

    Shiseido Basala. I wanted to wear my new Musc Ravageur, but I've got a nasty, little cold and it would be such a waste... >:(
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    Re: Suggest a masculine musk

    Kiehl's Musk is a great unisex musk, the EdT smells a tad more masculine IMO.

    I second Musc Ravageur, it's one of the best musks out there, together with Lorenzo Villoresi Musk.

    Now, I have...
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    Re: SotD, Thursday October 20

    Cacharel - Nemo :)
  47. Thread: DZING!

    by Timothy
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    Re: DZING!

    Tried a little bit from a sample yesterday and I was impressed by the longevity. After the sawdust/baboon cage beginning, the sugary and slightly flowery notes stay for a long time. Sometimes it...
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    Re: Has anyone tried Silver Rain ?

    Well, you've seen the beautiful bottle. That's almost the best of the fragrance. It's bottle.

    I'm a little disappointed. The company says that they used only the best ingredients available and...
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    Re: Information on a Discontinued Kouros?

    There is a relaxing body GEL in the Body Kouros range. I own it and the picture you linked to looks just like my bottle.

    So are you looking for the fragrance itself (Body Kouros), or this...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 18 October

    SL Douce Amère ;D
  51. Thread: KenzoAir

    by Timothy
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    Re: KenzoAir

    Some time ago I posted a thread about a very bad experience with Kenzo Air. I applied a lot of it, thought it had disappeared completely ten minutes later and used Un Jardin sur le Nil instead (of...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 16 October

    Very Irresistible for men, again...
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    Re: In search of a pepper note

    CdG Series 2: Red Harissa is built around a chili note, together with blood orange. Very spicy and lovely.
  54. Re: Something warm and "sporty" for cooler weather

    I'm almost afraid to write this down, but I've given this one a new try last week and it's not as bad as his reputation. It's sporty, it's fresh and has a nice warm base.


    Polo Sport
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    Re: Starwalker: Comments anyone???

    You're right, Tero. Here's what I found out:

    http://nowsmellthis.blogharbor.com/blog/newfragrances/_archives/2005/7/5/997888.html

    Hope this helps

    Timo
  56. Thread: L'occitane

    by Timothy
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    Re: L'occitane

    Eau du Badian is an excellent choice. Fresh and masculine with an interesting aniseed note.

    My other favourite is Canelle Orange. It's freshly-squeezed orange juice at first, followed by a warm...
  57. Thread: Need Advice

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    Re: Need Advice

    I second Matts advices. The Zirh cleansing gel is indeed very good. No other cleanser I know is as refreshing as this one.

    My favourite eye-gel is "Attention les yeux!" by Nickel. Light, clear and...
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    Re: Perfumed deodorants: where to apply?

    It depends on what's written on the bottle. If the bottle only says "Deodorant", you can use it as a lighter version of the fragrance and spray it all over your body.

    If it's an "Antiperspirant...
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    Re: What would a bounder wear?

    Maybe Paul Smith London. I'm wearing it today and I'm feeling a little evil.
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    Re: Starwalker: Comments anyone???

    I'm disappointed. This fragrance is so unoriginal and boring, smells like a drugstore aftershave. I really love Presence for men and Individuel isn't bad either but this one is not a scent I would...
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    Re: SOTD Friday October 7

    Paul Smith London for me today. Although I really don't know why I chose it...
    I'm not satisfied, maybe I'll switch to something else later.
  62. Re: Remember the days of the extended product line

    Graffham, L'Instant Extreme has already been released in Germany (great juice btw), but I don't know when it's coming to a store near you...

    About the extended range. Yes, it's a pity that...
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    Re: Diesel Plus Plus

    It's one of my favourite fragrances. I wouldn't call it a true oriental scent. And I can see no similarity to Minotaure.

    Diesel Plus Plus starts fresh and clean with the usual citrus topnotes. But...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday October 6th

    The great Coriolan for me today! :)
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    Re: Scents it took you awhile to "get"?

    It took me a very long time to "get" A*Men. All of my friends and co-workers hated it (most of them still do) and I never heard anything good about it. That was in my pre-Basenotes days, I should...
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    Re: What were your biggest "WOW" factor scents?

    Most recent WOW!: Very Irresistible for men. I didn't expect such daring topnotes.

    Other WOW!'s:

    - CdG Dry Clean: Just like I imagined it.

    - A*Men: There were actually two WOW's linked to...
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    Re: CdG Calamus and Shiso- opinions needed

    Gee, I'd love to try Calamus. I have Shiso and Tea from the Leaves Series and while Tea is a great and unusual scent, I admit that Shiso is almost too strange for me. It's like the others described...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4 October

    Very Irresistible Men again. I really like this fragrance...
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    Re: Just tried Very Irrésistible for Men.....

    Got it yesterday as a late birthday gift and I love it. Yes, the topnotes are confusing, sharp and pungent at first. Especially when you try it on paper. NEVER try it on paper. You won't like it,...
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    Re: SotD, Monday October 3

    You're just afraid that you might like it... [smiley=wink.gif]

    Anyway, SOTD is Very Irresistible FOR MEN. Gee, I feel so...butch today...
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    Re: Favorite Skin Accord ?

    I second the Helmut Lang EdC and I'd like to add:
    -Mugler Cologne
    -Kiehl's Musk EdT
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    Re: SOTD Sunday October 2

    I started with Helmut Lang EdC in the morning but I got Very irresistible men as a late birthday gift, so right now I'm enjoying this great gourmand(?).
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    Re: Statistics time again...

    I bought a looot of fragrances in the past two months, so I wore different scents almost every day. But here are the "winners":

    September 05:
    1. Helmut Lang Eau de Cologne (5 times)
    2. CdG...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 30 September

    Green Irish Tweed

    well, at least in the morning. My sample was too small, so it lasted only for about three hours. In the afternoon I switched to Mitsouko
  75. Thread: HUGO BOSS Skin

    by Timothy
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    Re: HUGO BOSS Skin

    Does anyone remember the first Boss skincare range? I was told that it was released about twenty years ago and disappeared (=was discontinued) really, really fast.
    I would have thought that they've...
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    Re: What scents makes you feel sexist?

    The only problem is, that I'm the only one who thinks I'm sexy... :-[

    - Prada
    - Gucci Envy for men
    - Egoiste
    - A*Men

    and in a sick, twisted way:

    - Kiehl's Original Musk Oil
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    Re: SotD, Thursday September 29

    CdG Series 1: Leaves Tea
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    Re: European Union fragrance labeling?

    This symbol is another new EU requirement. It's like an expiration date. In this case it means that the product can be used for at least 36 months after you first opened/used it. This is required for...
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    Re: Is It Good For You As It Is Good For Me?

    Oh, how I missed my Coriolan. It just didn't feel right in the summer.
    I'm also looking forward to wear Eau de Campagne again. This one's also great for summer, but for me it's a fall scent.
    ...
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    Re: Amen vs Bmen Vs Rochas man

    In this order:

    1. A*Men (together with Angel and Angel Innocent)
    2. B*Men
    3. Rochas Man
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday September 27

    B*MEN, after all the recent posts I had to wear it again
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    Re: Scent Synchronation Day this Friday!

    So I have to use up my small sample of it, eh? Alright...
  83. Thread: Ozone

    by Timothy
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    Re: Ozone

    I'm not very good at physics (or is it chemistry?), but I think I can assure you that your air purifier is safe. This machine changes the electrical charge of the ions in the air (please excuse my...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26 Sept

    It's Musk Mania for me today. I used Helmut Lang Shower Gel and Deodorant and used Kiehl's Original Musk Oil with some sprays of the EdT in addition.
  85. Thread: Poisons

    by Timothy
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    Re: Poisons

    Maybe it's because I don't like them very much (except for Hypnotic Poison, which I love)or because I think that these are amongst the most feminine fragrances I know, but I can't imagine these ones...
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    Re: How to splash ????

    I got a very big (10 fl.oz) splash bottle of Thierry Muglers Cologne. And I use it like iMaverick described it. I shake it into my hand and then apply it all over my body. If you don't want to...
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    Re: SotD, Sunday, Sept 25

    Rive Gauche pour homme, wow! Now this one screams "CLASSIC!!" Powerful, masculine and so much better than I thought at first. :)
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    Re: WHICH GUERLAIN SHOULD BE IN ONE'S WARDROBE??

    Oh, it's so hard to pick just one. I voted for "Other" and by other I mean Coriolan. It might not be essential, at least not for everybody, but I couldn't live without it. And it's discontinued......
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    Re: Going back to the mall, B*Men?

    Yes, my SOTD, Shiseido Basala (if it's available). It reminds me of Antaeus, but it's not that powerful at first. But the drydown is fantastic. Subtle, warm and uplifting.

    I don't think that...
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    Re: SotD, Saturday, September 24

    Shiseido Basala, for the first time. Reminds me a lot of Antaeus
  91. Thread: Sexy Vanilla!

    by Timothy
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    Re: Sexy Vanilla!

    If you don't mind wearing womens fragrances, try out some of the older Joop! scents. The original Joop! Femme is an intense oriental fragrance with a superb vanilla note. Le bain (also by Joop!) is...
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    Re: bulgari p.h. vs mugler cologne

    Voted for Mugler. Although the Bvlgari is a great, classic scent and lasts longer than Cologne (especially the Extrême version), I'd always go for Cologne if I had to choose between the two.
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    Re: WHERE TO PUT 'EM ALL???

    Currently, my frags are only sorted by houses and my most beloved scents are in front.

    But I'm thinking of sorting them by color. It might seem weird at first, but I saw this system once in a...
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    Re: SOTD Monday September 19

    Paul Smith London again...
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    Paul Smith London and Spark

    One of my most recent purchases was Paul Smith London Man. I wore it yesterday for the first time and today I'm wearing it again. A good sign.

    Although it might seem rather boring at first sniff,...
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    Re: How old are basenotes members?

    22 here
  97. Re: Un Jardin sur l'Air (or: mixing fragrances suc

    Hmm, one co-worker asked me what I was wearing. She said it smelled a little like Mugler Cologne gone bad.

    What I was trying to kill? Good question, like I said, I didn't think that Air is a...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18 September

    Paul Smith London

    Not bad this one, I like the cognac note. And the packaging is very nice
  99. Un Jardin sur l'Air (or: mixing fragrances sucks)

    Last week I bought some new fragrances. One of them is the wonderful Jardin sur le Nil and the other one is the "interesting" Kenzo Air.
    The day after my purchases I wanted to wear Kenzo Air and I...
  100. Thread: Cacharel Nemo?

    by Timothy
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    Re: Cacharel Nemo?

    I agree with the others here, it's a great cold weather scent.
    With the right amount of sweetness and a soft spicy elements Nemo is a perfect choice for fall and winter. Some of you mentioned the...
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