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    Endymion longevity problems

    Well for the first time in a long time I've found myself having problems with a fragrance not lasting long enough. Specifically Endymion. It seems like it dies after 3 hours of putting it on. I've...
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme ~ How Rare Is It ?

    Dang I better pick up a can or two to last me my lifetime, one of my favorite frags.
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    Re: Fragrance for a Young Woman

    Aw I'd like to go out and try some with her, sadly she lives in another part of California. We probably won't see each other before Christmas.

    Thanks for the recommendations so far, I'll check...
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    Fragrance for a Young Woman

    For Christmas one of the things my sister asked for was a new perfume. Sadly, I don't really know too much about women's perfumes.

    She's a 22 young business woman. A few years ago I picked her up...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Any word if the Dior Boutique in San Francisco carries this?
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    Re: If you could only own one Amouage...

    Epic Man. That stuff has luxury and wealth written all over it. Also smells great and projects forever.
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    Re: Spicebomb Surprised the Hell Out of Me

    Haha why do so many cologne ads just make me laugh.
  8. Thread: Ah Macy's...

    by Firemave
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    Re: Ah Macy's...

    Macy's is like the worst place to shop for frags ever in my experience. The people working there are so aggressive and rarely know anything what they are talking about, and are all about pushing the...
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille- How do you wear it?

    Haha.
  10. Thread: Watch out...

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    Re: Watch out...

    Also interested in the amount of sprays used.

    Normally I go for 2-3 and I feel like that is too much sometimes.
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    Re: What scent did you wear in high school?

    Phoenix Axe... isn't even cologne. God I hate myself now that I wore that for so long.
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    Re: Ideal Man's Wardrobe

    Short sleeve button down? Never. Long sleeve button down w/ rolled sleeves. Much better.

    Edit:

    I think shorts are very wearable. Even when older if you are in shape. As long as you grab some...
  13. Thread: Sunglasses?

    by Firemave
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    Re: Sunglasses?

    Aviators or Wayfarers. Only way to go.

    Timeless & classic.
  14. Re: Casual Shoes - what do you wear, and also please give advice

    2nded.

    I also like Desert Boots.
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    Re: Updating wardrobe

    Trying on clothes is the best way. Though if you can find out your general measurements and what fits well ordering online also becomes a possible option.

    Obviously sometimes you have to return...
  16. Thread: Black Blazer.

    by Firemave
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    Re: Black Blazer.

    I really like INC stuff from Macy's.

    Express is good too.

    Last jacket and blazer purchases I did were from Zara though. Always stylish.
  17. Re: New here I may need some suggestions for winter/fall fragrance?

    Personally the only thing I actually like about winter is the fragrances. Warm, spicy, intriguing, and other things. I know you said you like something with the freshness, I think you should try to...
  18. Re: Burberry london your opinion on longevity!

    Lasts like 3 hours on me and I use lotion on my skin.

    I really like it because the Christmas smell, kind of want to pick up a small bottle just to wear it on Christmas.
  19. Re: Hi, I'm a college student and I need new cologne.

    So much hate in this thread.

    Jeez calm down peeps.
  20. Re: If you were on the AMZAZING RACE what scent would you take along?

    Something light, that everyone likes, that wouldn't kill people when I start to sweat like a race horse.
  21. Re: which one: Terre D' Hermes edt vs L'Instant De Guerlain edt

    Question: I haven't been able to find Terre D Hermes EDP online anywhere? Anyone know a site you can get it from? Preferably cheaper than retail.
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    Perfumania.com?

    How reliable of a website is this to purchase off of? Anyone have good or bad experiences?

    Was thinking of picking up a bottle of two off here.
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    Re: Your favourite Guerlain...

    Do you guys actually wear the ones listed as feminine?
  24. Re: Amouage Lyric for Men is a great dry down scent

    Definitely wasn't bad, was a little too sweet for me though. Gave me a light headache.

    Found it to have amazing projection as well.
  25. Re: very masculine, but very modern at the same time.

    Lady at Nordstroms told me Bang was a top seller and she also gave it to every guy she knows as a Christmas Present.

    Though I've personally never noticed before when I've been out.
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    Re: San Francisco Spring Sniff???

    I'm pretty new to this but I'm interested.
  27. Re: How do you cope with full bottles you regret purchasing

    I give them to friends for super cheap if they will take them or I use them like Fabreeze.

    Really, expensive, Fabreeze.
  28. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    Oh is it? Maybe my tracking info was weird because it said it shipped out of somewhere on the East Bay.
  29. Re: Has anyone bought these Aventus Testers At Basenotes yet I just did...hope its all good.

    Takes a while, my order from them took about a week and a half and shipped out of a place that is less than an hour from where I live.
  30. Re: Scents you liked initially but grew to not like or even hate?

    Fuel for Life.

    I still think it smells pretty for a synthetic frag, but it gives me a major headache after about 10 mins so that definitely is a problem.
  31. Re: What goes through your mind when you smell someone with Acqua Di Gio?

    "Let me add another tally to the list."
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    Poll: Re: When do you buy a replacement?

    Unless it is going to be discontinued, I'd replace around 10-15% left.

    I don't see a point on stocking up on popular frags when you have to store them, the juice could go bad, bottle could break...
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    Re: Guess the Compliment Getter

    "I know what you mean. I've spent like $60 before for perfume." Hahaha if only she knew!
  34. Re: Going to start doing youtube fragrance reviews...

    She personally bugs me, just something about the way she talks.

    I feel like she is a sellout I guess.
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    Re: Storage & Display

    What I've been looking to do personally is find a place to stack up the fragrance boxes. I think a lot of the frag boxes are designed pretty well and would like to display them instead to prevent...
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    Re: Guerlain Heritage EDP vs. EDT

    I haven't smelled the EDP yet, but I have been quite satisfied with my EDT version. I need to definitely try out the EDP for this and L'Instant PH though.
  37. Thread: Fragrancenet

    by Firemave
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    Re: FragranceNet - Really that bad?

    My package from Frag net looks exactly how yours did. They must reuse the boxes, their is no way that it got that beat up in transit unless they were purposely smashing the box, which obviously they...
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    Re: Some Questions and Thoughts from a Beginner

    For regarding Amazon, you have to see who the sender actually is, Amazon itself I would assume is a pretty safe source while some of the people who sell off Amazon aren't.
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    Re: BEST: Clubbing Fragrances

    I was thinking of picking up Black Aoud for clubbing actually.

    I'm not to familiar with the club scene other than the fact it smells like a storm of sweat and different fragrances mixed together,...
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    Re: Best panty dropper cologne

    I love how this thread just keeps going more off topic.
  41. Thread: Fragrancenet

    by Firemave
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    Re: FragranceNet - Really that bad?

    I got a L'Instant PH EDT from Fragrancenet recently.. bottle had a lot of dust on it, plastic wrap on it seemed like it was taped to stay on, and it took rather long to get it, I wasn't personally...
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    Re: Colognes that make you nauseos

    Givenchy Play
    Diesal Fuel for Life
    Amouage Lyric Man

    Those are first 3 that come to mind, sadly I own the first 2.
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    Re: Your "To Buy" List

    TdH
    Black Aoud
    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: What cologne says "I have money"

    Haha true that, because you spent that money on a $200 frag. :P
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    Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    Hehe, seems like me and you could be relatives.
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    Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    My first cologne I got as a Gift was, Hugo by Boss, and I didn't even wear it for the first time until like, 3 years after I got it.

    Then I eventually started wearing it, and then I was talking to...
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    Re: Fragrance has changed my life

    Congratulations! It is an inspirational story how fragrance helped you shape up a lot of other areas in your life that you didn't have an interest in before. I totally agree about the confidence...
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    Re: Your Favourite Amouage Fragrance

    I've tried Lyric Man, Epic Man, Dia Man, and Jub XXV.

    Out of those 4, probably Epic Man.
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    Re: Why so many more men than women?

    I haven't been around here very long but I've noticed it also.

    One of the reasons I believe is most guys aren't very big on fragrance. None of my guy friends are. Half of them don't even own one...
  50. Re: Rate my small cologne collection and please suggest another

    Well you are off to a better start than I was. You have a much better 2 first selection colognes than I did. :D
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    Re: Musc Ravageur / Rose 31

    I only get noticed by 25+ ladies too and they always think I'm their age even though I'm a few years younger than them. Makes for a big confusion a lot of the time. >_>

    I really like Rose 31...
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    Re: Newbie Looking for Citrusy/Woodsy Scent

    I was walking through Bloomingdales yesterday in the mall and walked by the fragrance section when I recognized this after hearing about it so many times on here.

    Anyways, I agree with Dr_Rudi, it...
  53. Re: L'Instant Pour Homme, Is the cap supposed to be plastic?

    Lol thanks guys.

    Next time I need to make sure I get that platinum with diamonds one though. :)
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    Anyone smell it yet?

    Anyone smell it yet?
  55. L'Instant Pour Homme, Is the cap supposed to be plastic?

    Or is this a possible fake? I got it off fragrancenet but something just bothers me about the cap. It is just a brown plastic cap, feels kind of cheap to me, perhaps it is a tester?
  56. Thread: Pure Havane

    by Firemave
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    Re: Pure Havane

    Me too.

    Anyone know if the department stores got it yet?
  57. Thread: Pure Havane

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    Re: Pure Havane

    Anyone know if this available in stores yet? Figured I'd go check it out.
  58. Re: Need help choosing between these fragrances for fall+winter in High School

    What is the weather like in Florida this type of year? I'd imagine it would still be kind of warm ya?
  59. Re: New West - the first and still the best sporty fresh scent!

    I've been trying to find a bottle of this around department stores but haven't found any luck. Kind of interested in it for Summer.
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    Re: Fuel For Life tips

    I got this for Christmas in 2009 and it is really strong. I'd never go more then 2 sprays, gives me a headache anyways after about 3 hours. :(
  61. Re: 1 Year in the Fragrance game..Tips for Newbies

    Hrm, I personally am not that much of a fan of Creed, and I've been looking into fragrances for almost a year, more so in the last few months then before. But I have sampled a few Amouage fragrances...
  62. Re: woke up this morning, put on the last of my jubilation xxv decanton

    I didn't think it was possible for someone not to like Jubilation XXV. Tacky? My mind is blown. :shocked:
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    Re: Lurker no more!

    Welcome~!

    I post occasionally but I've been lurking too. ;)
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    Re: Blind bought 20!

    Least he read reviews for them. Would have been worse if he went on Sephora.com and just picked out 20 random ones.

    Hope you get some stuff you like in there!
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    Re: L'Instant de Guerlain

    I'm sorry, I should have been more specific in the first place. I'll keep this in mind when posting in the future, thank you for your patience.
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    Re: L'Instant de Guerlain

    Thanks for the replies, I got the EDT off Fragrancenet.

    I'm 95% sure Neiman Marcus had the EDT. I'm also interested in the EDP but I haven't ever sampled it yet and I know I was fond of the EDT so...
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    L'Instant de Guerlain

    Hey I smelled this in Neiman Marcus and was looking to buy it online since it is cheaper but I'm not really sure what is a safe website to get it on?

    I don't want a fake or something so anyone...
  68. Re: Article: First Sniff of The Basenotes fragrances

    Is their anyway we can still sign up for the Sampling program? Or has that ship long sailed?
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, Vol. 2

    Man going to have to start hitting the thrift stores to get some awesome deals on cologne I guess.
  70. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    So... two questions.

    One, how do you afford all of these? O_o

    Two, for people with all their fragrances on bookshelves and other high places, aren't you afraid of them falling? Or maybe that is...
  71. Poll: Re: How much $$ do you spend on fragrances each year?

    Ugh, maybe this is a hobby I don't want to get into... So many people $1000+...

    I've spent like $150 this year and I'm calling it quits until Spring after I find one more.

    Fragrance an...
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    Re: Need a new winter fragrance?

    Well I headed into Sephora today to do some testing and I must say I was quite fond of Burberry London's smell but it just seemed to die on my skin after about an hour. I did get a sample though to...
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    Re: Need a new winter fragrance?

    Is Burberry London's longevity and projection good? I'll probably go sample it at a department store. Also does anyone happen to know any websites that you can safely purchase cologne at?

    BradW, I...
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    Need a new winter fragrance?

    Hey this is my first post! I am looking for some help looking for a new cologne to use in Fall/Winter. It doesn't snow here and will be about between 40-60 F for the next 6 months.

    Past and...
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