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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    100ml love the new bottle. May be a bit weaker than the original. 30 euros a steal!
    On the online shop it costs 65 euros.32034
  2. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

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    Re: Valentino Uomo Tested.....

    It smells like Dior Homme for sure but i tested on paper and that doesn't say much.
    The bottle however looks like my grandmother's old crystal ashtray.
    Still the most luxurious designer bottle...
  4. Re: Am I the only one that LOVES the tar in A*Men?

    I could smell it on someone at a club last weekend and it smelled really nice because it wasnt over applied.
  5. Re: Am I the only one that LOVES the tar in A*Men?

    I think amen is a great scent but it is polarizing until you get to the dry down.
    Everyone complains about the rubber flask. Buy the all metal one if you don't like the rubber version...
  6. Re: Am I the only one that LOVES the tar in A*Men?

    I prefer lolita lempicka au masculin even though it's an amen rip off
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    Re: Wow. bye designer hello niche.

    Couldn't agree more...
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    Re: Wow. bye designer hello niche.

    The first time i realized there were "niche" fragrances was on a trip to nyc.
    I saw the frederic malle fragrances and sampled them and was stunned that there were fragrances that sold for 200 or...
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    Re: Fragrance Reformulations 2015

    I don't think the newer le male is 50% weaker
  10. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    I had bought the original edp and cuiron 10 years ago. There was alot of advertising in british gay magazines(for the edp) and cuiron in vogue homme international. I think the edp is far superior but...
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    Re: Anything similar to M7 Fresh?

    He was talking about m7 fresh my mistake.
    Luckily i have a full bottle. Still prefer the original m7 over most scents especially winter time
  12. Re: Do you like a cologne enough to try to steal it? If so which cologne would be worth it for you?

    I have "taken" some testers when i was in my early 20's awful i know.
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    Re: Anything similar to M7 Fresh?

    It has been slightly reformulated and rereleased as M7 oud absolu.
    It is almost the same although others might disagree.
    So it is not discontinued. The bottle is different though.
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    Helmut Lang fragragrances return!!!!

    This is great news as i am a huge fan of these fragrances.
    Had bought the eau de parfum and cuiron back in the day and loved them!!!!
    Women loved cuiron...i used to get compliments all the time but...
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    Re: Mcqueen Kingdom pure parfum

    Truly a masterpiece in my opinion. I wore it on the weekend and it was noticed.
    Drydown is a warm spicy rose with some vanilla. Niche??
    This is in a category of it's own.
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Oud Cola
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    Re: Mcqueen Kingdom pure parfum

    The pure parfum version is made of metal and glass.
    While the other versions are made of glass and plastic.
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    Re: Mcqueen Kingdom pure parfum

    Thanks hednic!
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    Mcqueen Kingdom pure parfum

    I know this is rare and discontinued..i found a perfume shop that had two bottles of the pure parfum. They have been there for ages and even though it was on sale for half price 93 euros vs 186...
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    Gucci envy 50 ml europe

    Gucci Envy for men Bought this summer never used brand new 50 ml 100 euro
    Also Antidote 125 ml and Gaultier 2 120 ml older version both brand new never used.
    100 euro 90...
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    Re: Very first fragrance

    My first fragrance was in winter '93. Paco rabanne XS. It was the 30 ml splash bottle.
    It seemed like an extravagance to me i was only 18 yo and i thought it smelled wonderful.
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    Re: Moschino Pour Homme?

    I bought it many years ago and didn't like it at all. I gave it to a friend who loved it.
    Now that im older i like it now and i can't find it in the shops. Discontinued and misunderstood.
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    Re: Moschino Pour Homme?

    I bought it many years ago and didn't like it at all. I gave it to a friend who loved it.
    Now that im older i like it now and i can't find it in the shops. Discontinued and misunderstood.
  24. Thread: Azzaro Club

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    Re: Azzaro Club

    I don't know about the cannabis note but there is an old school vibe to this frag that i really like. I think it's a limited edition. 75ml bottle only. There isn't any sweetness to it which i like...
  25. Thread: Azzaro Club

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    Azzaro Club

    I tried this today and actually really liked it!! I ended up buying it. It's actually a really nice scent and inexpensive. Nice bottle as well. After decibel i didn't think id buy another Azzaro...
  26. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Um isn't that why it's called "chrome"???
    I can think of many worse offenders
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    Re: Whats your opinion on Mugler fragrances?

    I love them all. Even amen although just 1 spray is enough.
    I bought cologne again after 4 years wonderful for.the summer.
    I've even worn some of the female fragrances as well.
    The metal amen...
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    Re: Fragrances where spray count is huge!

    I agree! I know this for a fact because it finishes very quickly for a 100ml fragrance.
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    Re: Fragrances where spray count is huge!

    A*Men i have never seen a bottle that sprays such a large amount.
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    Re: my first "niche" fragrance

    Well it is a very new fragrance house you are probably more aware of them because you are from the uk.
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    Re: my first "niche" fragrance

    Thanks for all the replies guys. If it wasn't for this site i never would have heard of the words amouage slumberhouse nasomatto or montale.
    (I still love designer fragrances though)....
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    Re: my first "niche" fragrance

    Oud Alif. The alpha oud. A glance. A look. A connection. The ritual of ancient smoked oud wood. Spiked with the richness of chocolate noir. Hypnotic. A world of devotion.
    Created by Dom de vetta...
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    my first "niche" fragrance

    I was given a surprise gift today : Shay & Blue Oud Alif
    I have only worn designer fragrances untill now.
    It is quite refined i can smell the oud and something like chocolate
    Anyone familiar with...
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    Re: why the hate on Calvin Klein Euphoria

    I don't think Calvin Klein care about their fragrances any more. They come out with more than 2 a year and they are just way too mainstream for me...
    I thought "Man" was pretty good but that's about...
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    Re: Is Opium Edp discontinued or not?

    I read somewhere that as of 2013 it is still being made in small numbers. If you look around you can usually find a bottle. I bought a bottle 8 months ago and haven't seen it anywhere since to be...
  36. Re: givenchy Π edp 30ml.or gucci rush men 50ml??

    The Π is going for 43 euros while gucci rush is 55 for the 50ml..if it was the 100ml bottle this would be a no win i hate small bottles. I always go for the larger size.
  37. Re: givenchy Π edp 30ml.or gucci rush men 50ml??

    I thought Π in edp concentration was very rare. Sure Givenchy still make Π but everyone says the reformulation is terrible. I can't buy both on saturday only one. If rush is so rare i will get that...
  38. givenchy Π edp 30ml.or gucci rush men 50ml??

    Both rare..will get one on saturday from an old perfume shop.
    Which one and why??
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    Re: some interesting facts about lemale..

    The truth is whether we want to admit it or not a fragrance can be full of many chemical substances. I personally don't care when i really like a fragrance. However there are times that a fragrance...
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    some interesting facts about lemale..

    Well greenpeace is making a huge stink over the amount of a synthetic musk used in lemale
    This may have have something to do with the reformulation that many here say has happened. I bought one of...
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    Re: Decibel dead???

    Ebay sure. But after such a huge advertising campaign i havent seen it in any department stores. Maybe they just wanted to sell as many bottles as they could in a short period of time. But i dont...
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    Re: Decibel dead???

    And just wondering..are azzaro considered second rate fragrances???
    They seem much cheaper than other designer fragrances.
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    Decibel dead???

    Looks like it died a quick death. Don't see it in the shops anymore.
    Is it officially considered a flop then??? 2 years shelf life...
    Sad.
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    Re: Gentleman Only

    Well it's over priced if the longevity is weak
    I really like it but havent sampled it properly.
    I used one of those plastic sample satchets.
    I need to spray it to really know.
  45. Re: What's a designer scent that could easily pass as niche?

    L'instant
    M7
    Gucci pour homme I
    Rive Gauche
    Opium pour homme EDP
    Maybe Silver Wind Wood
    Maybe Fleur de male
  46. Re: Is 1 Million more versatile than some of us give it credit for (myself included)?

    I sampled it the other day and i found it nauseating. I really thought it was "too much" of everything.. I may change my mind in the future but i found it even more strong than amen.
    I can't believe...
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme Opinions

    I have the tin can version and im not that thrilled with the longevity actually.
    However it may seem like that to me because it is quite strong when first applied.
    A truly wonderful scent however...
  48. Re: Versace The Dreamer considered one of the best of all time?

    I like it very much and i like Eros even more. Go figure
    *shrugs*
  49. Re: Yet another, is my Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male fake or real??

    It's a fake. jpg fragrances always use a sticker on the bottom also the bottle isn't right...
    The bottom part is too small. May i ask from which country you bought this from??
  50. Re: Yet another, is my Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male fake or real??

    I have a ten year old bottle and the old bottles didnt have the "square" on the back. There never was a lemale web address however. You will have to figure this out using the lot no and basically...
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Kenzo Power
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    Re: How do you acquire most of your samples?

    I went to a department store here in athens that carries the tom ford private blend line.
    I asked for a sample of neroli portofino and told the woman at the counter that if i like it i will come and...
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    Re: Fleur du Male, discontinued?

    Like lemale it is in a tin can with no light coming through at all.
    Also the glass is not see through either. It would be pretty hard to come upon a bad batch.
    Id rather have the 125 ml bottle any...
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    Re: Fleur du Male, discontinued?

    I talked to a gaultier rep and this is what he said.
    The 125ml bottle is no longer being made.
    The fragrance was not the success gaultier had hoped for.
    The original came off too strong hence...
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    Re: Decibel Azzaro

    The only thing it has going for it is the projection i think.
    I can't believe you like it. No love went into this.
    They spent so much promoting it and i bet it didnt do well at all.
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    Decibel Azzaro

    What an obnoxious fragrance.
    What a hideous bottle.
    What an idiot i am for buying this 2 years ago!!
    I hope it dies soon!
  57. Re: buying a new fragrance tomorrow any suggestions?

    I didn't know montale offered that!! What i don't like about montale is that they charge 18 euros to send the bottle inside europe! Byredo and Nasomatto don't charge a damn thing!!
    Anyway the...
  58. Re: buying a new fragrance tomorrow any suggestions?

    Thanks ! Is the kiehls the only one you like???
  59. buying a new fragrance tomorrow any suggestions?

    I try to buy a new fragrance every ten days or so..
    I was hoping to buy my first niche : neroli portofino, a nasomatto,byredo or montale
    But i wont have enough. So here are the ones im thinking...
  60. buying a new fragrance tomorrow any suggestions?

    I have been buying a new fragrance every ten days or so..
    I was hoping to buy my first niche : neroli portofino, a nasomatto,byredo or montale
    But i wont have enough. So here are the ones im...
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    I agree beautiful bottle..white everywhere!
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    The jaipur edp bottle is nice but when you take away the metal casing it's not so great.
    Same goes for the amen metal flask.
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    Well the paco.rabanne xs bottles are nice i agree. I prefer the xs black potion with the "wax stamp".. this photo is very photo shopped lol i'd have to see the bottle up close..
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    I would have to add. Silver wind wood as well. Love the real wood and mirrored glass.
    Oh and Power by Kenzo. I thought it was all metal but it's mirrored glass. Still beautiful.
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    L'homme i think you like the "gentleman" bottle because it's similar to the gucci pour homme bottle. The cap is made from the same material.
    The neroli portofino is a great bottle i agree. The glass...
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    Re: which flanker is the best looking????

    I agree with you!!
    You know a nice bottle when you see one!!
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    which flanker is the best looking????

    This is about the bottle only..the fragrance doesn't matter.
    I think the nicest bottle is Tom Ford for men and maybe Neroli Portofino.
    Also Gucci pour homme 2 for being so heavy and luxurious....
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    Re: Fleur du Male, discontinued?

    It has stopped production yes. But there are plenty to go around...
    Get the the original if you can not the cologne version.
    I bought it when it first came out and i found it too strong and i gave...
  69. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I find it hard to believe that chanel would use "cheap materials" i know this isn't true..
    What i also know is that is has been a surprise success in the States. I don't remember what it smells like...
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    Re: Byredo & Nasomatto question

    Thanks hednic for answering my question
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    Re: Byredo & Nasomatto question

    Yes but one is oil based and the other isn't ...
    That's why im asking which is the better buy...
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    Byredo & Nasomatto question

    I was looking at their websites and was wondering...
    Which is better?? The perfume roll-ons or the larger eau de parfum or extrait (confusing)...
    The roll ons are cheaper but they have a tiny...
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    Re: Help with my buying my first niche fragrance

    I will try as many as i can!!!!!
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    Re: Help with my buying my first niche fragrance

    Thanks deadidol! I am seriously wanting to try pear olive even more now...
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    Re: Help with my buying my first niche fragrance

    Wow thanks guys for all the replies!!!
    I will definitely go and sample some creed fragrances tomorrow..
    In greece there is everything you can think of when it comes to designer fragrances but...
    ...
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    Help with my buying my first niche fragrance

    Hi im ready to buy my first um "high end " fragrance lol.
    Seriously ive tried so many designer brands dior, ysl , mugler ,boss, d&g etc..
    I have three brands on my mind and was wondering what you...
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    Re: Dsquared Potion Blue Cadet

    I think the original potion is so much better and lasts longer too
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Silver wind wood. 100ml 45 euros.
    Great price!28082
  79. Re: Which items in your collection do you cherish?

    Brand new 125ml bottle of Antidote viktor & rolf
    Brand new 50ml bottle of Gucci envy
    Brand new 50ml vintage M7
    Brand new bottle of jeans couture versace
    Brand new 100ml givenchy very irresistible...
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    Re: complaining about longevity

    Sorry but reapplying is not a solution always..
    Ocean wet wood..in an hour it's gone..yet silver wind wood lasts for hours.
    Both cost the same..
  81. Re: Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    It's ok don't worry about it. I could ask givenchy and see what they have to say.
    Someone mentioned that envy was axed because of low sales this is not true.
    The woman who is chief designer at...
  82. Re: Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    To LGD :
    You don't know which givenchy fragrance sells and which doesn't .
    Asking a simple question on these forums just generates the typical rude remarks.
    Atleast some people here have manners....
  83. Re: Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    I like xeryus rouge but i don't know anybody who wears it.
    Like hypnose lancome givenchy doesn't seem to promote it.
    Maybe it has a loyal following.
    I do agree very irresistible is a terrible...
  84. Re: Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    Oh thanks so much for that.
  85. Re: Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    I don't think the other givenchy fragrances are better..
    Irresistible was so nice with the mint and hazelnut notes.
    Nice projection too. I just don't believe they axed it because of low sales.
    Do...
  86. Re: The He Wood line by D2Squared: One Good Wood

    I think silver wind is a great fragrance. Love the incense and powdery vanilla.
    Wonderful winter fragrance and the wooden bottles are all great but silver is the nicest with thd mirrored glass. I...
  87. Why was very irresistible givenchy discontinued??

    I love this fragrance so much..
    Why was it given a death sentence??
    Low sales?? Anybody know??
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    Re: I bought versace eros today and...

    Mine sprayed on the second pressing it was not a returned bottle.
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    Re: I bought versace eros today and...

    I don't need the negative comment. I never buy a scent that i don't like.
    I like eros very much actually. I love the vanilla in this and it has great longevity.
    You all hate it because it's versace.
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    Re: I bought versace eros today and...

    Ok thanks!!
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    Re: I bought versace eros today and...

    Well it didn't spray on the first pressing but on the second so it is brand new but i have bought many fragrances before and they all looked more full ohwell. I tried posting a pic from my cell phone...
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    I bought versace eros today and...

    Although it was sealed , it isn't full up to the top of the bottle.
    It looks as if it's been used 4 times.
    Has this ever happened to anyone??
    It could very well be 100ml but it makes me...
  93. Re: New Platinum Egoiste bottle featured on Macy's website

    They should change the scents to what they used to be
    Who cares about the stupid cap!!!!!
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    Re: Chanel - Antaeus Bath & Shower Gel

    I had bought the platinum egoiste showergel many years ago and it was quite nice but i think very little quantity.. something less than 90ml i think.
  95. Thread: "shower gel"

    by Foamywax
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    Re: "shower gel"

    I used to buy them but not anymore. Too expensive.
    It's hard to know if any of the same oils from the edt are used in the showergel.
    Showergels are incredibly cheap to produce these days.
    But...
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    Re: Real of Fake Le Male? Yes, another one...

    What im trying to say is that i have seen every incarnation of lemale since 95 and i never heard of a 200ml bottle that has a removeable cap...
    75ml and 125ml is all i have ever seen.
  97. Re: How would I distinguish the reformulated A*Men from the original stronger smelling one?

    Could be...my bottle was bought christmas 2010..
    Maybe they changed it since. I need to finish mine quickly so i will never buy it again.
    Love the drydown but it's a trip through hell until you get...
  98. Re: How would I distinguish the reformulated A*Men from the original stronger smelling one?

    Smells exactly the same to me ...
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    Re: Real of Fake Le Male? Yes, another one...

    I have never heard of a 200ml le male bottle that has a removeable cap..
    75ml and 125ml is all i have seen.
    I didnt know they reformulated le male.
    For a fragrance that sells so much that's...
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    Re: Chanel Pour Monsieur: where to buy EDT

    I think it has better longevity and is a bit more modern..
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