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    can you guys tell me about gift sets?

    do people prefer them less because there is no box soley for the frag? do they only make giftsets for the extremely popular frags? some of them are cheaper than actually buying the frag alone. i...
  2. Re: what would his guy wear? (prob an obscure asian celeb to most)

    i've smelled neither but have experience with a few gourmands. the reason i chose them is because in the guide luca turin compares them to gap models being handsome, studiously multiethnic, and...
  3. what would his guy wear? (prob an obscure asian celeb to most)

    just exercising the inner stylist in me.

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_aLgAd3JGJj8/TMbTnzZW8BI/AAAAAAAAAj4/Z0hfeX-3cp8/s400/dennis_oh01.jpg

    i was thinking anything in the new harleem/ body kouros...
  4. Re: help me: i liked everything in the department store

    bahaha! i was certainly abused by those SA's. they were like sharks i tell ya. anyways i think i'll buy a men sometime at the end of the year.
  5. Re: help me: i liked everything in the department store

    went again today and again i liked majority still. even the ones i found vile when i first sniffed in store years ago. the SA's bombarded me with like 50 scents and it was becoming a punch line how...
  6. Re: help me: i liked everything in the department store

    i also rely on basenoters opinions a lot and the guide. i like the descriptions some of you give. like a gentleman has a day at his club was the description i remember of habit rouge. of course i...
  7. Re: help me: i liked everything in the department store

    i think my nose has just become less picky in general. i usually ask for samples online and try them at home. i am usually drawn to the strongest. i've tried scents in the department store like just...
  8. help me: i liked everything in the department store

    when i say liked i mean that if someone would give me such a scent i probably wouldn't mind wearing it. so i'm a little confused when someone calls a scent a stinker. it is perfume after all so maybe...
  9. Re: Summer Frags on a budget (No Aquatics) What would you choose?

    i'm digging paul smith story. although it does smell like shampoo if you've got great hair people will be drawn to look at it.
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    Re: What would Mad Men`s Don Draper wear?

    aramis and old spice. modern polo double black? brooks brothers? john varvatos even?
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    Re: VCA pour Homme, Tsar, or Eau de Tsar

    tsar only stoud out to me because it was the only strong frag in the mall among zegnas, carolina herreras, and mostly new ones. they didn't carry vca ph. i'd go with vca ph because it's soapy and can...
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    effortlessness

    what fragrance best epitomizes the word? no i don't mean something that took no effort to make lol! but something that is just good without trying to be. it just is.

    i'm thinking azzaro pour homme...
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    Re: "Sporty Niche"???

    jo malone lime basil and mandarin as per luca turin's rec. i hate lime though. perhaps for this very reason. it's zingyness seems to energize me. lime does something extra and i feel i should be...
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    Re: What was the first fragrance you wore?

    that would be nenuco at around 6 months!
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    Re: What is your international travel scent

    i read a nst review of prada infusion d'homme that said it could be great for plain travel because it stays on your skin long with not so strong sillage so it would be like staying fresh for a long...
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    Poll: Re: poll: something to revisit from my youth

    haha i was 6 when i was wearing agua brava. only remember it because i kept the bottle. i was actually chased by a redhead most of that year. she said i was macho lol! must have been the agua!
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    Poll: Re: poll: something to revisit from my youth

    well apart from the polo sport extreme i didn't pick any of these so i might as well let you guys decide. oh an i only bought the extreme version because i thought it was the same smell as polo...
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    Poll: poll: something to revisit from my youth

    i'm 26 now if it matters.
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    what's your favorite lagerfeld?

    do his frags have a house style? is photo any good?
  20. Re: What do you consider a great "value" men's fragrance

    yeah kouros may be a little toughie. well another stinker that is great value is kiehls musk.
  21. Re: What do you consider a great "value" men's fragrance

    nobody has mentioned kouros yet. i see them at around the same price as the grey flannels, azzaros, cool waters, rive gauches, paco rabannes. oddly they are all fougeres.
  22. Re: what would be 3-4 good male fragrances for "romantic" use

    gucci envy
    chanel antaeus
    van cleef and arpels pour homme
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    Re: Niche fragrances that are low priced

    caron is probably best value. aqua di parma and diptyque are okay. would still wait for sales though.
  24. Re: If Marine/Blue Scents were the trend for the 90's..Then ______ scents=The 2000's

    so is oud in full swing now 2010?
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    Re: The Ultimate Fashion Accesory

    it can't be art if it has function. fragrance has a function which is to mask body odor. so do shoes no matter how beautiful. i don't actually know how to classify perfumes but i put watches, shoes,...
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    Re: The Ultimate Fashion Accesory

    are people not embracing fragrances? my thoughts were to the contrary. i see articles, books about fragrances all around now whereas i never used to. i'd say fragrances are more popular now than...
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    Re: Do your pets like your fragrances?

    mine just likes the smell of my used clothes for that day. he never seems to like his own rugs that he sleeps on. he always has to get my clothes.
  28. Re: Recommendations for the most HOT/HUMID places

    yeah wear what you like. i guess respect for others would be nice as well haha i used to wear gucci envy since it's what interested my nose when i first tried out fragrances. during the day and...
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    Poll: dior homme vs. m7

    this is a continuation of my one scent to wear for a long time among many others thread...
  30. Poll: Re: poll: what is sexier on a man between these two fragrances?

    wearing this stuff right now before i go out on a date. it smells amazing. tomorrow i'll retry the van cleef.
  31. Poll: Re: poll: what is sexier on a man between these two fragrances?

    hmm... could it be antaeus is more feminine that's why it is leading? i've noticed guys really like the van cleef while women the antaeus. i bought small bottles of both vintage formulations today...
  32. Re: what scents were you too uncool to wear during your youth?

    in college i was too uncool to wear ck crave. i still won't buy it lol!
  33. Re: what scents were you too uncool to wear during your youth?

    that was 96' l'eau d'issey came out 94'. i wonder what cool kids in 6th grade are wearing now. maybe terre d'hermes? or perhaps that's so 2006. if some of them are exploring serge lutens i don't...
  34. Poll: poll: what is sexier on a man between these two fragrances?

    van cleef and arpels pour homme or chanel antaeus? i've tried the van cleef and loved it but i've only sniffed the antaeus. it smelled lovely from the 30 ml splash bottle too. i was smelling both...
  35. what scents were you too uncool to wear during your youth?

    i remember one instance in 6th grade when my friends were talking about cologne. apparently most of them wore l'eau d'issey. :cry: i didn't buy it even when i picked out my own scent a year later....
  36. Re: help me find a trusty fragrance to wear for a long time...

    hmm... i like this description. :thumbsup:

    to be clear i don't mean i will buy only 1 for the rest of my life. but just something i will always have a bottle of among decants and full bottles of...
  37. help me find a trusty fragrance to wear for a long time...

    i'm often jealous when i hear people say "I've been wearing it for 20 years". i 'm looking for something similar. of course not a one and only scent but something to keep coming back to. of course it...
  38. Thread: Hong Kong

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    Re: I live in Hong Kong FFFFUUUUUUUUUUUU

    i'd be very happy with what is available in hong kong. aren't there tons of stores that sell perfume on nathan road? i know they mostly offer the same thing over and over but i've been able to buy...
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    Re: I think I'm becoming a niche snob...

    i think i'm the opposite... i like classic designer frags.
  40. french perfumes created with the english in mind

    i can think of jicky, MdM, and equipage of the top of my head...
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