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  1. Re: Better masculine rose/cumin - Le Labo Rose 31 or MFK Lumiere Noir

    Cumin is listed as the first ingredient in Lumiere Noire. I'm not a fan of cumin in fragrances either, but thought it would be worth trying especially after all the positive reviews. Seeing that...
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    Poll: Re: Creed Royal English Leather vs Knize Ten

    I voted for REL.
    My favorite leather though is Cuir Mauresque, which is similar to REL.
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    Re: Has a Fragrance Ever Made You Violently Ill?

    I've gotten migraines from Chanel Egoiste Platinum and Guerlain Heritage. I think they both smell pretty good, there's just something in them that doesn't agree with me.

    There are 2 fragrances...
  4. Re: Which is the better Jean Paul Gaultier offering: Fleur du Male or Gaultier2???

    LOL, you really do love your Le Male, don't you... I liked it and wore it for a while when it first came out (although not quite with the same passion as you ;) ), but these days it's just not my...
  5. Re: Can somebody tell me what types of cologne fits my "style"?

    I agree with the salesperson. I wear what I think smells good. PERIOD. It's as simple as that, no BS. I don't restrict myself from certain types of fragrances because of those factors you...
  6. Re: prada amber pour homme, mugler cologne or gendarme???

    I'd go for the Mugler.
  7. Thread: Samples

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    Re: Samples

    I usually get samples from Luckyscent or Aedes.
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    Re: Impulse purchase right now: pick one or two

    Another vote for Infusion
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Absolue pour le Soir

    This line sounds amazing. Samples are on the way. What do you guys think of Aqua Universalis?
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    Re: Need suggestions for a summer cologne

    I'm a fan of UJM myself. Actually, I've been wanting to get a bottle but it's difficult to find as of late. I've been contemplating whether or not to get Green, Green, Green and Green by Miller et...
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    Re: Favorite AdP scent with good longevity

    I also bought Essenza and very much like it. As well as having great longevity, it has incredible projection. I apply very lightly.
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    Poll: Re: Pick my next "Verdict"!

    If you're asking which of those three is the best, my pick is Rochas Man.
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    Re: How Would You Rate Caron Pour Un Homme

    ^^What mrclmind said^^

    I own both PUH and L'Impact. The lavender is a little sharp at first but once it mellows it's a fantastic fragrance. Love it.
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    Re: Eau Duelle - Diptyque

    I think it's an OK fragrance. I had hoped for more pronounced spice and incense notes. They're there but very subtle (I pretty much only smell the saffron). I gave my sample two full wearings and...
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    Re: Scents that you go to when you cant decide ?

    Millesime Imperial
  16. Thread: Fresh cut grass

    by DJB
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    Re: Fresh cut grass

    Creed Green Valley reminds me of fresh cut grass on a warm spring day.
  17. Thread: Musk Scent

    by DJB
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    Re: Musk Scent

    Sounds gooood : ) Will have to sample
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    Re: Your most worn fragrance (2010)

    Same as it's been for quite a few years: Millesime Imperial.
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    Poll: Re: Which is your favorite LEATHER?

    I *love* Cuir Mauresque
  20. Thread: Best Diptyque

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    Re: Best Diptyque

    My favorite Diptyque as of right now is Tam Dao. I find it to be quite long lasting on me.

    I'm looking forward to trying Eau Duelle, and a sample should be arriving tomorrow. It sounds great...
  21. Thread: Miller Harris

    by DJB
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    Re: Miller Harris

    Terre de Bois is one of my favorite fragrances of all time. I own both the EDT and EDP.
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    Re: Why can't I wear the perfume I like to work?

    I wear what I like but I go easy on the application. I love wearing fragrance, but I don't like for it to announce me. Although I adjust a bit depending on the situation and the fragrance, I'm...
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    Re: If you could go back in time for a day...

    I just googled DK Fuel and had no idea it was relaunched! I'll have to go & give it a try. Hope it's as good as the original!
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    Re: If you could go back in time for a day...

    DK Fuel
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    Re: 10 must have fragrances for men???

    I also agree with Diamondflame. It's a matter of personal tastes. My must haves are Creed Millesime Imperial and Floris JF.
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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    The worst fragrance I've ever smelled is Jicky. It literally makes my stomach turn. Close runner up is C&S #88.
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    Growing up, my mother wore Shalimar. My father wore English Leather and Old Spice. Now my mother goes for light, citrusy fragrances and my father wears Acqua di Parma Colonia
  28. Thread: Vetiver quest

    by DJB
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    Vetiver quest

    Hello all- I'm looking for vetiver fragrance recommendations. I'm going to be ordering samples, and so far I have CdG Vetiverru, Le Labo Vetiver 46, and Mazzolari Vetiver on my list.

    I'm...
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    Re: Czech & Speake is it just me ?

    88 has a mustiness that I don't care for. The musty note (frankincense?) reminds me of the one in Messe de Minuit. I've tried it several times hoping to "get it" but it's just not for me.
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    Missing Micallef fragrances

    please add:

    Yellow Sea
    Aoud Gourmet
    Homme (Aoud)
    Patchouli
    Vanille Aoud
    White Sea
  31. Re: Five All-Time "Feminine" Classics every man should try once

    Happy 11th anniversary (belated) : )
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    Re: Your 2008 indispensable

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: S o t D -- Tuesday, 3 March 09

    Prada Amber Pour Homme
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    Re: Powdery male fragrances

    Amouage Gold is a very powdery & potent frag. Silver Cologne (which I own and like quite a bit) is also powdery, although not as much as Gold and is the more subtle of the 2.
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    Re: What frag would a wanker/douchebag male wear?

    I agree completely with this post.
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    Re: Thoughts on the samples I received today.

    I had ordered a decant of 88 last year, and thought I was going to love it going by the notes and all the great reviews. But the incense note....I believe it's frankincense?...gives it a certain...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 02nd Mar 09

    Giving my sample of Micallef's Black Sea a full wearing
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    Re: Comprehensive list of Rose Scents

    I'd like to add Red Sea by M.Micallef. Lately I've been obsessed with rose, and I've tried most of the frags mentioned in this thread, but this one is by far my favorite.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, 27 Feb 09

    Going to give my sample of Frank Los Angeles a full wearing
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    If everyone was the same, the world would be a boring place. ; )
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    Excellent advice to order a sample from The Perfumed Court. Even if the cost to buy a bottle is only around $35, that's one more unused bottle sitting around taking up space if you don't like it.. ...
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    LOVE it, obsessed with it, had to have it, and I haven't treated myself for a while.....so I placed an order with Luckyscent for Red Sea by M.Micallef
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    Poll: Re: Comme des Garçons - Series 3: Incense

    Ouarzazate is my favorite of the series, followed by Zagorsk, then Avignon.
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, February 26th

    Six Scents No.3
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    Re: Is Guerlain Vetiver worth a blind buy?

    I've wasted quite a bit of money in the past on blind buys. I don't think there's such a thing as a 100% safe blind buy. After my last expensive mistake (Tea for Two) I always sample first.
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    Re: Six Scents Fragrance Initiative - MAD COOL!

    I'm right with you on this fragrance. It has a very natural feel to it. A dry, woody fragrance with a slight sweetness. Very long lasting on me. Good stuff!
  47. Re: When the shower gel is bettah than the juice itself...

    Sisley Eau de Campagne shower gel is AWESOME.
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    Re: Creed samples. Ick.

    LOL my sentiments exactly.

    I'll take them off your hands if you really hate them that much! ; )
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    Re: Samples I have ordered from Aedes de Venustas.

    I've always found Aedes to be excellent in customer service and fast with shipping. I've placed orders and received them the following day, but then again I'm very close to NYC.
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    Re: The Micallef line, extra exclusive, extra good?

    TYVM, Healer : )
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Versace Jeans?

    Hands down Jeans Couture for me. Haven't worn it for a few years though.
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    Re: The Micallef line, extra exclusive, extra good?

    What's the full name of that site? I haven't heard of that one, and I'd prefer to order the 30 ml. if possible. Thanks
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 25 Feb 09

    Going to give my sample of Frank Los Angeles a full wearing~
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    Re: The Micallef line, extra exclusive, extra good?

    I liked Black Sea, just not as much as Red Sea and Avante Garde. I will try it again in the warmer weather though...

    Gaiac I found to be a little too sweet for my liking. I'd say it's probably...
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    Re: The Micallef line, extra exclusive, extra good?

    I received 4 samples (Gaiac, Red Sea, Black Sea, Avante Garde) from Luckyscent yesterday and am very impressed. They're all high quality and distinctive in my opinion.

    My favorites are:
    Red...
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    Re: Help to find a fragrance

    You might like Czech & Speake #88 (Ozzy Osbourne wears this) or Montale Black Aoud
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 30 March 2008

    C&s #88
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 29th March 2008

    Sample of "Straight to Heaven" By Kilian. Beautiful, spice & rum fragrance. But $225 for 1.7oz.? Pass~
  59. Thread: Lubin - Le Vetiver

    by DJB
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    Re: Lubin - Le Vetiver

    Good description, Domingo. I'm wearing the rest of my sample today. I'm not a huge fan of vetiver but this one I absolutely LOVE. Will definitely be ordering.a full bottle.
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 28 March 2008

    Using up the rest of my Lubin Le Vetiver sample. Awesome stuff- looks like I'm going to have to get me some.
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    Re: Orange/orange blossom fragrance

    I'm not familiar with the L'Occitane but Penhaligon's Castile is an excellent neroli fragrance.
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    Re: Time for a new POWER Frag!

    Please report back when you get the Hanae Mori. Hope you like it!
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    Re: Fragrances similar to Musc Ravageur; Fierce A&F?

    Renee Musk is very similar to Musc Ravageur
  64. Re: Game:Name TWO fragrances from the SAME brand that...

    Here's 3 from Diptyque that have never been mentioned because they're not even out yet:

    L'Eau d'Hesperides, L'Eau de L'Eau, and L'Eau d'Neroli

    I got them as samples in an order, and when I...
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    Re: Anyone else got this problem ?

    My s.o. was repulsed by....of all things....Musc Ravageur, which I think is one of the most beautiful frags I've ever smelled. Unfortunately, I ended up selling it : (
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    Re: why are so many fragrance enthusiasts so sexual

    Didn't need to google anything. By that description and the notes it could only be Daim Blond.
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    Re: New Mona di Orio launched this month

    I received a sample with a recent order. It's on my arm as I'm typing (along with 3 other samples). First impression: sharp, fresh, green, caraway note dominates, some musk in the base. I don't...
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    Re: Latest Batch-o-Samples

    I'm right with you on the Havana. Didn't care for it at all, and I bought 2 10ml decants blind. I haven't tried Muscs Kublai Khan but I got a laugh out of your review of it : )
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    Re: Time for a new POWER Frag!

    I agree with Renato.....it'd be hard to find something more powerful than Joop. You may also want to try Hanae Mori (the EDP). You seem to go alot for vanilla/strong/on the sweet side frags so I...
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    Re: Club this evening - Need Your Help.

    I would wear the Dior Homme.
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    Re: The (Almost) Identical Fragrances Thread

    I have a sample of Lubin Le Vetiver, and to me it smells very similar to Guerlain Vetiver. If you like vetiver, definitely give this one a try.
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    Re: When Memories Interfere

    Interesting thread topic, and the answer is yes. A few years back, a very close friend of mine passed away, and before he died he was wearing Armani White, so the smell of that, or even just to see...
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    Re: The best 'soap' fragrance for a man

    In addition to what's already been said I'll add Mugler Cologne.
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    Re: why are so many fragrance enthusiasts so sexual

    I loved that review. Sounds like SL Daim Blonde? Very creative imagery ; )
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    Re: Hermes Eau d'Orange Verte

    I agree. I *love* the original because it's very natural smelling, and the concentre to my nose has a chemical harshness. I too wish the original was longer lasting, or that there was something...
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    Poll: Re: Florida Water or 4711 - What's your pleasure?

    Florida Water smells pleasant enough but I have a negative association with it, so I have to go with 4711
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    Re: SotD .. Monday 24th March 2008

    My sample of Rose d'Homme
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    Best:
    "L'Ombre Dans L'Eau" which if I'm not mistaken means "shadows in the water"....beautiful name

    For the worst, I'll echo those who said Full Choke, Secretions Magnifique, FCUK, and Cumming.
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    Re: What is your favorite creed Fragrance?

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 23rd March 2008

    Going to give my new decant of C&S No.88 a full wearing
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    Re: Bad Experience with The Sultan

    As someone who loves fragrances, if I was the person who sat next to you, and you had applied that much of a potent fragrance like Ambre Sultan....quite honestly, I'd have the same reaction....
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent get's you the most female complime

    Same here. Creed MI has gotten me more compliments than any fragrance I've ever worn. Amouage Dia has received a fair amount, but MI wins by a landslide
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    Re: A good question to think about

    Where I work there's a guy who wears so much fragrance that you always know if he's close by, or if he's been in a room....the trail is left everywhere he goes. If you're right next to him, it...
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    Re: The Vaporous, Airy Rose

    I almost got a decant of 31, but didn't because of the cumin note. Now I definitely have to try it.
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    Re: What Female Scent Do You Wear?

    I don't own any female scents, but I used to be a SA at a fragrance counter, and would frequently reach for Omnia & Eau de Merveilles. Once in a while, Prada or Baiser du Dragon.
  86. Thread: Kings of Mint!

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    Re: Kings of Mint!

    The first frag that came to my mind is one that I tried recently, MPG Centaure. High quality, well-made, loads of mint.
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    Re: The Vaporous, Airy Rose

    I find these 2 very different. To my nose, VdR is an earthy rose with a prominent patchouli note. I don't detect any patch in Hammam Bouquet, and the rose note here IMO is blended with the other...
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    Re: Soft and powdery rose and sandalwood?

    Lorenzo Villoresi Musk comes to mind. Or maybe something like 10 Corso Como.
  89. Thread: Madini Tajalli

    by DJB
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    Re: Madini Tajalli

    To me it smells fuity, mostly of apple, and spices...probably some amber in the base.
  90. Thread: Madini Tajalli

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    Re: Madini Tajalli

    So far I really like Alma de Alma, and Olive Flowers.
  91. Thread: Madini Tajalli

    by DJB
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    Madini Tajalli

    Hello-
    I was wondering if anyone has tried this one, and if so, what do you think? I've sampled a few of the Madinis so far and I think they're great. I would like to order another set of samples...
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    Re: Worst Comment (or reaction)Ever Received?

    The worst reaction I ever received to a frag was with Musc Ravageur, believe it or not. My partner smelled it on me and said "You STINK, please go wash that off NOW!" I ended up selling the bottle...
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    Renee Musk/Musc Ravageur

    I recently bought Renee Musk blind from Luckyscent, due to reviews that it was very similar to Musc Ravageur. Received it today, and sure enough, it's almost exactly identical. It's great stuff! I...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 31 March

    Sampling SL Chene.
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    Re: Gucci Envy, what retail store carries it?

    Try Sephora.
  96. Thread: Shalimar is Butch!

    by DJB
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    Re: Shalimar is Butch!

    Although Jicky and Shalimar may share some notes, Jicky makes me physically ill, but Shalimar is my favorite fragrance for a woman. Personally, I think it's strictly a feminine fragrance, but if...
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    The worst reaction I've ever had to a fragrance was with Jicky EDT. Made me want to hurl.
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    LOL....ME TOO!!!
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    Re: Designer Houses: Best and Worst

    You think Armani is one of the worst designer houses just because AdG and Code are "too dominant"? They may be dominant, but the fragrances are decent quality, unlike the crap that is Liz Claiborne...
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    Re: Your worst frag gift ever?

    Pierre Cardin, for my birthday last year. From someone who knows I have a passion for fragrance- UGH
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    Re: Your Top 3 Scents Without Staying Power

    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Creed Himalaya
    Penhaligons Endymion (LOVE this stuff but it's gone in a few minutes)
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    DIA??? WOW- it lasts an entire day for me...
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