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  1. Seeking gourmand fragrance to compliment Dolce Vita

    I don't yet have a gourmand in my wardrobe... my girlfriend wears Dolce Vita, so something that would compliment that would be nice. Out of what I have, her favorites are Rive Gauche and Gucci pH....
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    Re: first green fragrance

    Ah, another case of ill-informed salespeople. When I asked for something green, that's what the Sephora salesperson pointed me to.
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    first green fragrance

    I'm looking for a green fragrance. So far, I've shortlisted Terre d'Hermes and Guerlain Vetiver. I'm leaning towards the Vetiver because TdH lasted about an hour and a half on my skin. Are there any...
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    Re: Finaly tried Gaultier 2

    Maybe I'm just desperate, but the first thing I was reminded of when I smelled G2 was sex. Not indirectly... I mean the smell of sex. I think it's the sweetness with metallic undertones, and that it...
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    Re: Finaly tried Gaultier 2

    I tried it yesterday as well, and it immediately went on my wishlist. (I tried A*Men as well, which did not.)
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    Re: Where to spray on the neck?

    How close do you hold the bottle when spraying? Seems you'd have to hold it pretty close to get it under/behind the ears.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday Oct. 25th 2006

    Lolita Lempicka au Masculin
  8. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    bisys00 has his feedback private and has a "no negative feedback" policy. that should be a warning right there to any saavy ebay buyer.
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    Re: Add 'tags' to your fragrances...

    Awesome. Are tags going to be public (common tags displayed for each fragrance)?
  10. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    If you compare the two cap photos, you'll notice the real one, even though it's all black, has the seal inlaid, whereas the fake cap is all one piece. Based on these photos, that and the shininess of...
  11. Re: Name Ideas - Basenoters Mindpower and Expertise would be much appreciated!

    Coup. Or Putsch.
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    Re: Need Help searching for Soapy Frags

    I find L'Eau D'Issey soapy in the drydown.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday October 21

    Gucci PH again.
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    Re: new celebrity scents?

    The world needs a Christopher Walken scent.
  15. Thread: Neutral scents

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    Neutral scents

    What are the most "neutral" fragrances out there? (When I say neutral, I mean something that smells "good", but isn't specific or distinctive. I know a lot of people may think of these in negatively...
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    Re: Gucci PH longevity...

    It's basically dead now. I have to shove my wrist up to my nose to get anything.
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    Re: Gucci PH longevity...

    I'm in my 6th hour of Gucci and I can still smell it, though it's not as present as it was.
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    Defining niche vs. designer

    How do you define niche vs. designer? I was trying to think of a few criteria, and nothing fits perfectly. Further, are there fragrance houses that don't fit into either category, or can everything...
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Friday, October 20

    Gucci pour homies.
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    Re: Concrete fragrances

    I mean fragrances that are meant to smell like something specific, not a blend of scents. Maybe there is a different term...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19 October

    L'Eau D'I[ndian Summer]ssey
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    Revitalizing leather jacket

    My leather jacket has picked up some stale smells from sitting in a storage cube. Is there any way I can restore the pleasant leather smell?
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    Concrete fragrances

    What are your favorite concrete* fragrances? (I was just looking through the 2006 releases, and had a chuckle when I saw "Play-Doh".)

    * used as an adjective
  24. Re: What if I like Aqua Di Gio but don't want to smell like everyone else?

    Heh, heh. That's me. Except I love L'Eau d'Issey.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 18 October

    Lolita Lempicka au Masculin
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    Re: Fumerie Turque in America

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=187959
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17 October

    Gucci pH, which just arrived at my doorstep.
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    Re: A newbie needs inspiration......

    Acqua di Gio and "collar up" go hand-in-hand.
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    Pair fragrances with liqueurs

    I was originally planning to post asking for fragrances with strong anise notes, but that's kind of boring, so I decided to ask what fragrances you might associate with some of my favorite liqueurs...
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    Re: Your favorite flaçons

    I love the Guerlain Vol de Nuit flaçon. So reminiscent of its era.

    I am also a big fan of the Lolita Lempicka flaçons. I really enjoy designs that are appropriate to the character of the perfume.
  31. Re: Can't find the beauty in "Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme"

    Can you expand on the longevity idea, pluran? I don't understand why it's not bad if someone (not me) can't detect my fragrance after a few hours...
  32. Re: Can't find the beauty in "Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme"

    You need about 10 sprays to make it last. As a test today I sprayed one wrist just once like I normally do, and I hit the other forearm with 3 sprays from close range. After 4 hours, the 1 spray was...
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    Re: Is that prefered stock your wearing?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preferred_stock
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 14 October

    giving D&G pH a second look
  35. Re: Can't find the beauty in "Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme"

    I agree rippa. The first thing I get when I spray is a blast of smoke, then the smoke dies completely and all that's left is heavy citrus. Then that dies, too. Four hours for me, as well. I don't get...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Concentration?

    Unless Serge is into the irony, haute is stronger.
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    B&Ms that carry Gucci & YSL?

    Macy's didn't have the YSL scents or Gucci pH (or Envy for that matter). What dep't stores would carry these? I want to test...
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    How long is long?

    I applied fragrance (D&G pH) that was reviewed well for longevity at around 1 today, and by 5 all that was left was the citrus, and I had to hold my wrist up to my nose to smell them. However when I...
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    fragrance for white dinner jacket/black tie

    This question is a little out-of-season, but what would you wear with a black tie and white dinner jacket? Would you wear something different for an outdoor vs. indoor event?
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    Re: Fragrance of the day Thursday October 12

    Trying out my roommate's D&G pH
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    Re: Fathers & Mothers

    My dad uses Monsieur Musk... only. In fact my parents go on expeditions to find the stuff... apparently the only place they've found it is some beauty supply chain.
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    Re: categories of fragrances (colors, etc.)

    Well, when someone says a fragrance is a "green" fragrance, or a "blue" fragrance, what does that mean in terms of the scent?
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    Re: Metrosexual clothes question

    You can also take your shirts to a tailor (or a friend who can sew) to have them tapered. The "cheap" way is to just bunch the fabric in the back and sew two seams down, the "expensive" way is to...
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    categories of fragrances (colors, etc.)

    What do labels like green, blue, white, vetiver, (and any others I may be leaving out) indicate?

    (I'm sure this question has been answered, but I'm having a hard time coming up with a good search...
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    Re: How to use mineral deodorant (alum stone)

    If you're not anti-aluminum, try Certain Dri. It's the only anti-perspirant that's ever worked for me.

    I use the crystal deodorant as well, and you definitely have to apply it liberally. Make sure...
  46. Thread: Favorite Jeans?

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    Re: Favorite Jeans?

    I'm a big fan of Energie. The only jeans I wear right now are the "Straight Morris", mainly because I have big hips (for a guy), and they seems to be the only "tight" jeans that fit me well. I have...
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    Newbie building a wardrobe by season

    Here's my situation: I'm 24, just getting into wearing fragrances again. My first fragrance was Drakkar Noir, which was my girlfriend's favorite fragrance when I was 16 :) I bought some L'Eau de...
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