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    Re: Floris Santal alternative

    Dunno about a cheap Santal alternative. You will not find it in Vétyver. I have both.
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    Re: Dior eau sauvage extreme

    That's a bargain! While it's my least favourite Eau Sauvage flanker, and because of that I don't own a bottle, I would buy it at that price.
  3. Re: Clean, fresh, yet distinctive recommendations (men's)

    Dior's Eau Sauvage EDT, Jo Malone's Lime, Basil & Mandarin.
  4. Re: In general, what would you wear to please others and what for yourself?

    I never wear something to please other people. I only wear it to please myself. If someone else likes it too then that's great. If not, well... you get the picture.
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Question

    I have two bottles of Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon, and a "brown boxed" Eau Sauvage, both of these still contain oakmoss. Longevity on me however isn't better than current Eau Sauvage which I also have....
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    Re: Off to London and Paris; where should I sniff?

    That's because the Champs Elysees is a tourist trap: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24491494 But I admit to having gone there myself last year...
  7. Re: do the cheap fragrances eventually get discontinued?

    It will disappear, celebrity scents are usually discontinued pretty fast (to make room for another scent) compared to the usual designer stuff.
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    Re: Mugler Cologne or Eau De Cartier?

    Mugler Cologne. As an alternative: Jo Malone's Lime Basil & Mandarin.
  9. Re: Do you think Eau Sauvage Parfum would be a good fragrance to wear for my Graduation?

    Yes, and while you are at it, give my regards to Mrs. Robinson.
  10. Re: One spray is Not Enough, Two sprays is Too Much...

    Eau Sauvage Parfum falls into this category too.
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    Re: Best Jasmine Scent A Guy Could Own...

    How 'bout Eau Sauvage?
  12. Re: Difficulty choosing what to wear (Semi-beginner).

    Eau Sauvage
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    Re: Fragrance references in fiction books or films

    In French film "Un éléphant ça trompe énormément" (1976) Jean Rochefort has a huge bottle of Monsieur de Givenchy.
  14. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum. Did i get a fake bottle???

    None of my seven different Eau Sauvage bottles has a sticker on the bottom. There's the batch number and a number moulded in the glass.
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    Re: What is the worst Dior fragrance

    Fahrenheit
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    Re: Classic (style) chypres that don't disappoint

    It sure is very good stuff. I bought a 200ml bottle last year when I finished my 100ml bottle. The 2001 limited edition ES 100% Glacon (AKA 100% Cooling Effect) smells like the good old ES stuff with...
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    Re: Classic (style) chypres that don't disappoint

    That's a fougère.

    For a classic chypre look no further: Eau Sauvage. Especially the older oakmoss containing versions are great.
  18. Thread: Dior dimanche

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    Re: Dior dimanche

    I'll go with one of my Eau Sauvages.
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    Re: Vintage Le Male and Dior Sauvage Extreme?

    The fans of ESE say the current formulation is worse than the one preceding it. Yours could be the older, good stuff.
    ESE experts, feel free to chime in.
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    Re: Vintage Le Male and Dior Sauvage Extreme?

    Probably not the best idea to break the seal. I'd say it is worth more with seal intact.
  21. Re: Does off perfume juice always go darker, or can it sometimes go lighter or even a different colo

    Jil Sander's Feeling Man turns from purple too green.
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    Re: "Unisex" - SA's having serious gender issues

    Funny you should mention Mitsouko, Jack. I asked to smell Mitsouko two weeks ago at the Guerlain counter at a local chain store (after having smelled the The Les Parisiens collection). No problems...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    A bar of Eau Sauvage soap.
  24. Re: It's Official -- The most popular men's fragrance ever

    The most popular because of the sheer number of bottles sold or because it accomplished this feat in only five years? On a side note, Eau Sauvage apparently sold over 80 million times.
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    Poll: Re: Mugler Cologne V Dior Homme Cologne 2013

    Mugler Cologne. DHC feels flat and bare and quite boring after its sparkling opening notes.
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    Re: How rare is "Jules" by Christian Dior?

    That's the new version. Saw it in France last year, ~80 euros for a 100ml bottle @ Nocibe and Marionnaud. Indeed, from another era. This stuff puts hair on your chest. Not quite my cup of tea.
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    Re: Dior Homme Prêt à Offrir - what's this ?

    Pret-a-offrir in this case means ready to be given as a gift. In other words, fancy packaging. I wouldn't mind getting this as a gift.
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    Re: Floris fragances

    +1 Of the 7 samples (No.89, Elite, Cefiro, Limes, JF, Santal, Mahon Leather) I received I think Mahon Leather is very nice, so does the missus. However the one that really floats my boat is Santal....
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    Re: Oakmoss completely banned by IFRA

    Allergic reactions.
  30. Thread: Manly Chypre

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    Re: Manly Chypre

    Current Eau Sauvage is indeed a perfectly unisex scent, older versions with the prominent oak moss note IMO less so.
  31. Thread: Manly Chypre

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    Re: Manly Chypre

    And the 100% Glacon flanker too.
  32. Thread: Manly Chypre

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    Re: Manly Chypre

    Eau Sauvage
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    Re: Joining the Vintage Club

    If it's a really old bottle the ingredients aren't even listed...
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    Re: What puts you off about a house?

    Flanker diarrhea.
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    Re: New Dior Homme flanker?!

    End of January 2014.

    Talk about a bit of a faux-pas here... It should have been made available in december with the marketing starting in november.
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    Re: New Dior Homme flanker?!

    Interesting. But I do wonder why. There's the normal Dior Homme, the heavy hitter Dior Homme Intense, the fresh Dior Homme Sport and the light weight Dior Homme Cologne. Flanker-wise Dior has all its...
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    Re: The Ultimate Frag For A Scorching Hot Weather?

    Eau Sauvage.
  38. Re: Considering a blind buy of Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Current Eau Sauvage is missing the wee bit stuffy note (but I like it) what I guess to be oakmoss that's somehow still in PM. Compare PM with older Eau Sauvage and the similarities are greater. If...
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    Re: The next Celeb Scent..

    Mr. Bean
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    Re: Possible Ambergris Find

    Christopher Kemp, http://www.amazon.com/Floating-Gold-Natural-Unnatural-Ambergris/dp/0226430367
  41. Re: Eau Sauvage Extreme versus Eau Sauvage Extreme, (new/Intense) Your Views Please !

    I have all but ES Extreme, it just doesn't do it for me. Would love to take a whiff of the 1984 version just to know how it smells.
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    Re: Carbone de Balmain - opinions please...

    Nice opening notes with sweet drydown. Too sweet for me. Pass.
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    Re: Colonia Intensa Oud is Grossly Underrated

    Lovely stuff but too expensive for me. I can buy 400 ml of Eau Sauvage for the price of one 100 ml bottle of this stuff...
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    Re: Caron Yatagan - crazy fragrance !!

    If you like Yatagan you should give Dior's Jules a try. Jules however is very difficult to get outside of France though, hence eBay prices are astronomical.
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    Re: The Angry Birds fragrances

    Buy them now before they reformulate the lot and turn them into mere shadows of the originals... :cheesy:
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    Re: juicy couture dirty english, good or bad?

    It's a nice fragrance IMO, dark woody leathery. Discontinued but luckily the price for a bottle is very low atm so it offers good value for money. I bought mine cheap too, i wouldn't want to pay full...
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    Re: Question for Eau Sauvage and Dior aficionados

    Errm no, a dummy or as they're also known as a factice doesn't contain any fragrance, usually just colored liquid (water? alcohol perhaps? Dunno.). For display purposes a factice is almost always a...
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    Re: Question for Eau Sauvage and Dior aficionados

    Nice bunch. Current Eau Sauvage comes in a textured white box with silver band, bottles now have a heavy magnetic cap. Older bottles came in brown marbled (or perhaps more correct, wood veneer style...
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    Re: What made you go for a 200ml or 400ml bottle?

    This and I found a really good deal on two 200ml bottles of Eau Sauvage 100% Glaçon last year. I now have three 200ml bottles of Eau Sauvage.
  50. Re: Creed aventus, what's the hype, average at best

    And in many cases the glass bottle is more expensive than its contents...
  51. Re: I did not realize that PUREPROTEIN had purchased Basenotes.com

    My router runs a piece of ad-block software. No pesky ads on any device/PC on my network.
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    Re: The go to "safe scent"

    Not just safe, it's elegant too.
  53. Re: If you end up in hell, which fragrance will the devil make you wear for all eternity as punishme

    Aventus.
  54. Re: Do all Dior Homme bottles have "CD" engraved?

    DHS 2008 both sprayer and cap have CD logo.
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    Re: Dior Homme Cologne?

    I smelled it on paper. Quite nice IMO. May buy it this summer. Don't get an Issey (=bonedry and bitter) likeness though FWIW.
  56. Re: Your Most Recent Purchase That You're Very Happy With

    A 200 ml bottle of vintage Eau Sauvage. Believe everything good they say about it.
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    Re: Rive Gauche bottle

    It's the new type of bottle they're putting some of their scents in. Quite a stylish bottle IMO.
    Word has it the older tin cans are still easy to get.
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    Terre D'Hermes SPORT

    OMG. Terre D'Hermes SPORT? Is this for real? Really? Or a really good fake?

    http://aroma-shoping.com/magazin/product/hermes-terre-dhermes-sport-100ml

    First clue it being fake: SPORT on the...
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    Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    Definitely Marc (Robes08). Definitely.

    Oh and Katie. Because Katie has got both: beauty, brains and a good sense of humor.
    Uh-oh that's three. Ah well, never mind, you get the point. :happy:
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    Re: Reformulated Eau Sauvage is a Masterpiece!

    Animalic? No! Indolic? Yes!
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    Re: Reformulated Eau Sauvage is a Masterpiece!

    I now have an older bottle of ES and must say I like it a lot. The oakmoss gives it substance, a backbone if you will. Some people will find it smells dated. The current ES lacks some backbone IMO...
  62. Re: "DRAKKAR" by Guy Laroche: a very unusual bottle (mid 1970)

    Nice catch!
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    Re: favorite ginger scent...

    Dior Homme Sport (2008).
  64. Re: If you had to be a one-cologne guy, which one? In other words;what is your most versatile fragra

    Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: Your Favorite or Best Citrus

    Dior Eau Sauvage (vintage)
    Dior Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon
    Dior Eau Sauvage (current)
    Jo Malone Lime Basil & Mandarin
    Dior Homme Sport (2008)
    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa
    Acqua di Parma Colonia...
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    Poll: Re: Which Acqua di Parma is your favorite?

    1. Colonia Intensa Oud
    2. Intensa
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    Re: Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa Oud

    A lovely fragrance IMO, I like it very much. I would buy a bottle if it wasn't for the price, €160 for a 100 ml bottle is too steep for my wallet. They made a bad decision to make this one an...
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    Re: John Varvatos for men. A pleasant surprise.

    I've got Artisan. Lovely orange citrus fruit scent with some ginger. That's all I smell, I detect no basenotes. On me it's gone in 4 to 5 hours and I get the urge to reapply every 2 hours. Twelve...
  69. Re: Which scent is loved by Europe and hated in America or vice versa

    A large Dutch deparment store male top 10 male scents:

    1.Gucci Guilty Pour Homme
    2.Paco Rabanne One Million
    3.Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men
    4.Armani Acqua Di Gio
    5.Dsquared2 He Wood...
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    Re: The Eau Sauvage Trio

    It sure is. Very elegant stuff, a real gem IMO and a worthy addition to an Eau Sauvage collection.
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    Re: Eau Sauvage sans oakmoss?

    I bought (eBay) a new in its foil wrap vintage 200 ml bottle of Eau Sauvage, it arrived today. It comes in a brown marbled box with a 1H01 batch code and as ingredients only lists: alcohol, water and...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    A 200ml vintage bottle of Eau Sauvage in a brown marbled box.
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    Re: Whats on your radar for this summer ?

    Mugler Cologne, since John Varvatos' Artisan is a bit of disappointment (there are hardly any basenotes in it, according to my nose it is just the absolutely lovely citrus top notes and some ginger).
  74. Re: Is John Varvatos Artisan's lasting power/projection really that bad?

    +1 longevity is almost non-existant. Twelve sprays in the morning (yes!), and it's virtually gone at noon. It smells great, so I respray and get to enjoy the beautiful opening again. This should be...
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    Re: Need new cologne!!!!

    John Varvatos Artisan, lacks longevity but smells great. Just respray when it runs out of steam.
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    Re: Database Errors and very slow forum

    It's not a bug, it's a feature.
  77. Re: Which frag should I wear taking grandma to a cage fight?

    Yatagan, why be dull?
  78. Thread: X~Bolt For Men

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    Re: X~Bolt For Men

    Here's more: http://bonkersaboutperfume.blogspot.nl/2012/09/g-bellini-x-bolt-lidl-scores-another.html
  79. Re: Is it safe to buy the original YSL Yves Saint Laurent M7 even though it came out almost 12 years

    I bought two 200 ml bottles of Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon from 2001 recently, they are at least 11 years old. They still smell great. Twelve years shouldn't be problem if stored under normal...
  80. Re: Blue Stratos available in EDT concentration?

    EDT and plenty more: http://www.drogisterij.net/blue_stratos
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    Re: Fragrances With Peppery Notes?

    Marc Jacobs' Bang.
  82. Re: New Fragrance: Acqua di Parma - Colonia Intensa Oud Eau de Cologne Concentrée

    Very nice stuff indeed, I have a sample that is nearly empty. Only thing keeping me from buying it is its price, 160 euros for 100 ml, too steep for me.
  83. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    Not that I know of, but with manufacturers being fickle as they are, it wouldn't surprise me if it is discontinued within two years.
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    Re: Help! Spilled Creed Sample

    I dropped a sample vial of Aventus once, the contents all over the floor. My wife and daughter didn't say a word about smelling something. Nothing at all. Go figure.
  85. Re: French fotballer Djibril Cisse launches fragrance

    Yawn...
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    Re: The Eau Sauvage Trio

    I bought the last 200 ml bottle Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon available too... So now I own these:

    18630

    BTW, I just discovered that the frosting of the 100% Glacon is a thin film applied to the...
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    Re: Which male fragrance with elegant suits?

    Dior Homme (Intense).
  88. Thread: 1000ml!

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    Re: 1000ml!

    1000 ml of Eau Sauvage: http://www.parfumswinkel.nl/heren/christiandior/eau-sauvage/eau-de-toilette-flacon-1000-ml_34552/
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    Re: Your recent fragrance STEALS

    Two 200 ml bottles of Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon for 110 euros. Found them in a Portugese webshop, none left though.
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    Re: Eau Sauvage sans oakmoss?

    According to Luca Turin in 2011: "The entire heart has fallen out of this fragrance". I don't know if this due to the lack of oakmoss.
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    Re: most versatile scents

    Eau Sauvage, versatility since 1966.
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    Re: Eau Savuage Parfum....lets talk

    For me it is a perfect cool(er) weather scent. It's very potent stuff, don't go apeshit on the atomiser. One or two sprays will suffice for me. Dior should have given this its own name instead of...
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    Re: What's your favorite/best citrus scent?

    IMO Eau Sauvage (incl. 100% Glacon), Jo Malone's Lime, Basil & Mandarin, AdP Colonia Intensa and Dior Homme Sport are all very nice. If you want lemon then look into Monsieur Balmain.
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    any leftovers at that price still available?
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    Two brand new bottles of 2001 made Eau Sauvage 100% Glacon, both in 6.7oz size.

    http://www.parfumo.net/user_albums/4/2/5078_e66aa5b8c64d94a2707b47456a0eb08b.jpg

    - - - Updated - - -



    Nice...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage 100% Glaçon

    Yup, opens with a blast of menthol & citrus and then dries down to good old Eau Sauvage as we know it.

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    I bought the last 200 ml bottle available too... Couldn't resist it...
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    Eau Sauvage 100% Glaçon

    Eau Sauvage 100% Glaçon, released in 2001 as a limited edition summer scent. Never seen this one in the flesh before I laid my hands on this 6.7oz/200ml bottle. Very difficult to find in shops,...
  98. Re: Anage Perfumarias Portugal experiences anyone?

    Ah well, I took the plunge and ordered a bottle. Ordered december 4th, it arrived here december 9th. Alas I wasn't home, picked it up at the post office today. It arrived in excellent condition, well...
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    Re: The Eau Sauvage Trio

    http://www.parfumo.net/user_albums/7/1/5078_0afa17d311cd8c076d4cc0204b968be9.jpg

    It's here! I picked up my 200 ml (6.7oz) bottle of EAU SAUVAGE 100% GLAÇON at the post office today. For only...
  100. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum - Frighteningly Beautiful !!!!!

    Stock up while supply lasts. My bottle is gonna last me a long time as I don't wear it very often and if I do I use a maximum of two sprays.
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