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    Re: Ab Silver Lomani - the next Aventus clone?

    I just jumped on the hype train. I ordered a bottle from FragrenceX $22.95 shipped.
    I have never smelled Aventus, but hopefully I will be impressed with this one.
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    Re: Top 10 Cheapies!

    I have recently fell in love with a few cheapies.
    Salvatore Feragamo PH is a fantastic scent. I would pay 3 times what it cost.
    Original Penguin is another really nice frag. I think I paid $5.99...
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    Oh, you have tried all the cheapies? Because I have mostly cheapies, some I love, some I like. I know this is your opinion, but I beg to differ.
    Also what is your $$ definition of a cheapie? From...
  4. Thread: Score!

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    Re: Score!

    That's what I was thinking
  5. Re: Getting around to the best...it's a challenge for me

    I have similar tendencies, saving my loved ones for special occasions and wearing my like so a day to day.
    I think if I use up some of the good ones. I can then move on to the greats.
    Truth is...
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    Re: similar to terre d' Hermes?

    Black Touch by Franck Olivier. Very close in scent and performance. <$30 try it it's very nice
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    Re: Fragrances that bring back memories

    Coming of age

    Polo
    Drakkar
    Lagerfeld
    Cool water
    Giorgio
    Halston I 12 & Z 14

    Also Blue Stratos, I used to wear the shit out of this in like 1984 when I was 12
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    Layering fragrance

    First time blending scents.

    I layered Quorum Silver w/ Guy Laroche Horizon and it was quite a nice fragrance blend.
    I think I might also try Horizon with Chopard Noble Cedar, I think that might...
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    GPH II
    Lanvin Arpege
    D&G the One
    LIDG
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    Re: Suggestions from wet shavers

    Just like fragrances, something different every shave. I shave 5 or 6 days a week and have about 15-20 soaps and creams I rotate. I also have about 40-50 A/S's I use depending on mood, weather, what...
  11. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    Yeah I saw Cereus website and they have no new offerings, they still have the 5 male originals. $125 each
    I got all 4 of mine for about $100 total.

    Never thought about starting a "Is my Cereus...
  12. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    I love # 5, 7 & 11,
    #14 least favorite, not due to scent, but performance. It's very well done fragrance though.
    # 11 is probably my favorite. Wonderful play of anise and vetiver that lasts and...
  13. Re: which fragrances do you prefer the re-formulated version or flanker than the orginal one?

    I don't know of any reforms I like better than originals, but flankers

    Lanvin homme sport better than L'Homme
    YSL La Nuit better than L'Homme
    L'Essence de Cerutti better than Cerutti Homme...
  14. Re: Terre d' Hermes vs. Yardley Citrus and Wood vs. Cereus #6 (previously #5)

    I thought the Cereus house was no longer producing fragrances. As in discontinued as a line of frags.
    All of there offerings can be found on ebay for around $30 or less.
    I have all of their scents...
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    Re: What To Buy Next

    I wouldn't suggest polo red. For the price longevity is an issue. It's a nice scent but nothing extraordinary.
    I haven't tried Aqua Marine but it has piqued my interest.

    Some budget friendly...
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    I'm going to throw in Original Penguin. Very nice. I got 1 oz for $6 at TJs
  17. Re: Please help! Visiting FL in July, need help selecting a fragrance

    Bvlgari Aqva
    Virgin Island Water or
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: Cerruti Image Harmony anyone

    Thanks for the input. I think I may pass. I have plenty of fresh, light summer frags
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Guy Laroche Horizon 1.7 for $8
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    Cerruti Image Harmony anyone

    If anybody owns this or has tried this can you reccomend blind buying?
    What can you compare it to?
    TJs has it for $15 for 3.4 oz and there is not many reviews or info on this one.
    Any help is...
  21. Re: Looking for a Allure Homme Sport replacement

    3.4 oz tester w/ cap for $58 shipped. Smells just like my testing and sample from Macys
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    Re: Nikos Sculpture: hidden gem?

    I bought this blind a while back and really enjoy it on a warm, not too hot spring/summer day. I see it more of a sunshine frag than an evening scent. But YMMV
  23. Re: Looking for a Allure Homme Sport replacement

    Wow a lot of hate for AHS Extreme. I enjoy it, in fact out of much sampling at Macys, this was the oneI liked most for a versatile, any season any time scent. I picked it up online for cheap and then...
  24. Re: Since a year ago, how many full bottle fragrances did you buy?

    I would say 30+ FBs
  25. Re: Anyone wear stronger winter frags in the summer and warmer weather?

    I have a 4 season rotation but some crossover. The seasons in the Midwest can crossover as well, hot and humid in spring and fall as well as snow in fall and spring.

    I do wear some heavier scents...
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Cartier Declaration d'un Soir
    This has been getting a lot of positive chatter lately, thought I'd give it a blind buy.
    A little worried about the rose note I hope it's not too prominent. Not one...
  27. Re: Do you apply lotion before putting on fragrance?

    Only in the winter, my skin gets very dry in the low humidity cold Ohio winters.
    Once the weather and humidity cranks up, I don't feel the need
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    Re: good inexpensive Italian colognes

    Aqua di selva nice herbal fresh scent. I get vetiver in the dry down.
    Capucci ph is nice lemon scent
  29. Re: Looking for a bargain priced vetiver aftershave splash

    Reviving this thread.
    I too have been looking for a vetiver aftershave to pair w/ vetiver based frags.
    I agree most designer A/S offerings to pair with edts are lacking in ingredients to heal and...
  30. Re: Is Seduction in Black considered a summer fragrance?

    I definately think it works in summer, don't over apply. It has a fresh, ozoneic vibe that plays well with the sweet fruitiness of the fragrance. IMO this makes it work in warmer weather as well as...
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    Re: Tonka bean for summer

    Quite a few w/ tonka I wear for summer that work quite well
    Nikos Sculpture
    Hanae Mori HM
    Chanel Allure Homme Extreme
    Polo Black
    R by Revillon
    Just to name a few
  32. Re: What cheap fragrance generated more compliments when you wore during all day

    D&G Light Blue gets tons of compliments for me

    On the cheap, cheap side Izod and Lanvin l'homme sport has garnered many a "you smell nice" which is good if you just want to smell nice sometimes
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Oh! I was looking at website, which only has 20% off.
    New West had my interest at that price but they don't have it on the website
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I do not see this sale on perfumania, nor do I see most of these clearance items.
  35. Re: Basenotes goes to the movies: Pulp Fiction

    I also love PF. I think Vincent Vega would be wearing something like Paco Rabanne PH . Seems to suit him.
    Mrs Mia Wallace, definately something vintage like Chanel no 5, due to her love of...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I bought 30 ml original penguin today for $13
    D&G the one travel set for $69 caught my eye but did not buy. 3.3 oz edt w/ shower gel And aftershave
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    Re: Best Jasmine Scent A Guy Could Own...

    Oscar de la Renta for men has a nicr jasmin note and price makes it a steal.
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    L'Essence di Cerruti is a nice soft leather.
    If you want a punch in the face leather get a bottle of Pinaud Special Reserve and enjoy.
  39. Re: Narciso Rodriguez vs. Bulgari Aqua? Cologne for Warm days...

    I love NR, but I would never reach for it on a sunny summer day, or warm night. I am one who feels weather/ seasons do play into my fragrance rotation, or selection. To me NR is definately a cooler...
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    Re: Halston z-14 & 1-12

    Google images
  41. Re: What's in your spring/pre-summer rotation

    My recent most worn lineup for spring:
    Caron PH
    Cereus #11
    Cereus #5
    D&G PH (vintage)
    Hanae Mori hm
    Black Touch by Franck Olivier
    Pino Silvestre
    Chopard Noble Cedar
    Polo Black
  42. Re: Pine notes Fragrances, please, suggestions!

    +1 Pino Silvestre. Heavy dose of pine and green notes that dries down to a lovely vetiver scent that is refreshing, not earthy vetiver. Longevity is great for an edc. I wore 3 sprays yeaterday and...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Just received Lanvin Arpege. I am floored at what an amazing fragrance this is. I am now thinking about a backup while still available and affordable.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Lanvin Arpege 1.7 oz. Blind buy. Now the waiting begins.
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    Re: Bargain bin favorites

    Nautica Voyage. :D
    Lanvin L'homme sport
    Cereus # 5,7,11. Great quality scents, can be found cheap. 11 being my new favorite. Really nice vetiver.
    Franck Olivier Black Touch.
    Chopard Noble Cedar...
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    Re: Nautica Voyage Full wear review...

    I really like this one. It gets a lot of use when the weather heats up.
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    Re: A more elegant Halston 12?

    Prada amber is more elegant, but maybe too sweet, and or, too mainstream. YSL Pour Homme HC might be what you are looking for. Or try Capucci ph.
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    Re: Zino Davidoff blind buy?

    I really enjoy Zino. I could take or leave Azzaro ph and after 2 years of Rive Gauche, still trying to decide if I actually like it. I truly dont get the hype with RG or Azzaro. Zino sings in cold...
  49. Re: Have the famously popular fragrances become unpopular enough to be "unique" now?

    I received a ADG card in the mail yesterday. You know open the flap, smell the scent, rub it on your skin.
    It was an advertisement for Armani where every bottle sold $5 goes to unicef or something...
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    Re: Blind buying thoughts

    I am mostly a blind buyer. I am with you. Research as much as you can, know what you like and find the best deal. I have some misses. But nothing I regret too much.
    I don't get the "I'll use it as...
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    Re: fresh fougere?

    I would say not. Too heavy not really a fresh scent. I wouldnt dream of wearing this on a hot GA day.
    Try Polo Blue
    Good cheapie is Aqua Quorum
    Prada Amber, not a fougere, but it's fresh and clean...
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    Re: Jacques Bogart WITNESS

    Also, quick thought. Spicebomb wishes it could be this good.
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    Re: Jacques Bogart WITNESS

    Can I revive this old thread? I guess I can. I have been wearing this recently, and have been thinking how great it is. Also thinking about buying a backup bottle. Surprising this is still available...
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    Re: Lalique White or Solo Loewe?

    I haven't smelled Loewe but I own LW. I agree it's not an amazing scent but a really nice warm weather frag at a great price. I do what Kaern said, 2 coats. Spray 4-5 times then reapply over same...
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    Poll: Re: Designer hall of fame

    Egoiste for me.
    I sampled Farenheite, and just didn't gef the hype. It wsn't for me.
  56. Re: Doubting Your Like of a Fragrance Based on Negative Reviews and Comments

    This seems about right.
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    Re: Your favourite winter gourmand?

    Lidg
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Pulled the trigger on Mont Blanc Individuel. $20 at Marshalls. I really like it. I think it will be a serviceable fragrance. It is what it is. Clean inoffensive fresh, very nice.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Les Notes de Lanvin Vetyver Blanc $13 . I am going to get this tomorrow if it's still there. They also had Ambre Orange I may get that too. There is very little info on these but not much of an...
  60. Re: Your favorite fragrances that are largely synthetic.

    Yeah, I kind of doubt there is extract of pineapple in Aventus, or any fragrance that has a pineapple note. Maybe I am wrong.
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    Rose Anonyme

    After trying several rose scents and thinking tbis would be a sample I let my wife have, I must say this is a wonderful fragrance. I won't break down notes, but I generally think most rose scent...
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel

    TC our likes are similar , I will pick this up tomorrow.
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    Re: L'Occitane Eau de Vetyver Status

    I was in L'Occitane this week and they said the contrary, that new packaging was out and this was certainly not being discontinued . Nor was Eau de Baux.
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel

    I too have been on the fence of MBI. TJ's has MBI 1.7 for $20 on clearance. I have been trying to figure how a fragrance can be "fresh, dryer sheet" and "sweet" "cloying" "skittles in a bottle"...
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    Re: Good fragrances for Jury Duty

    Witness by Jaques Bogart should do it.
  66. Re: What factors determine the ideal season(s) for a fragrance?

    Fantastic analogy. Couldn't have said it better myself.
    A nice vetiver and a sauv blanc on the patio when it's balls hot.
    A spicy tobacco, leather, tonka, amber, with a nice cabernet when it's...
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    Re: Thoughts On A Few Fragrances

    Welcome.
    Only fragrance I have tried from your list is Nautica Voyage. I own it, enjoy it, and it is a workhorse summer fragrance for me. Lasts for hours, and projects very nicely.
    That said, I...
  68. Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    This thread has been noce to use as a measuring stick, but what is normal is not really relative. If I collected stamps or baseball cards or china dolls. There would be no "normal" amount of $ that...
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    Re: S O T D: Tuesday - January 14

    Tiffany for Men. Brilliant!
  70. Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Egoiste is a great sandalwood.
    Tiffany for men is also fantastic.
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    Re: Hanae Mori Hm or HiM. What's Better???

    HM is not really a citrus scent imho. I get the citrus, but to me it's more of a gourmand cacao bomb. It has a lemon zest cocoa powder thing going. I like it and it has good longevity for me. It's...
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    Re: Unforgivable Flanker Thread

    I don't do celebrity frags as a rule. I make my own rules.
    I did buy AB Seduction in Black for 6 bucks. I wish I had my 6 bucks back.
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    Re: What should I Sample from Sephora next?

    I found Gold Leather to be a little on the feminine side IMHO
    But definately try it.
    Also Ambre Nue.
    Vanille Incensee was interesting and worthy of consideration.
  74. Re: More complex/higher quality Bogart pour Homme?

    Yeah, nothing wrong with that. I see what you mean. I misinterperated what you were asking.
    To answer your question, only thing I have come across that is similar is CK One Shock. Not really better...
  75. Re: More complex/higher quality Bogart pour Homme?

    What's wrong with Bogart ph? Great cherry pipe tobacco. A little harsh for the first few minutes, but then it becomes a nice smooth fragrance. It has Great longevity, good projection, and great...
  76. Re: Recommendations to wear to a Great Gatsby themed party?

    Bay rum was very popular in that era
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    Re: Looking for a brutal parfume for a man

    Try Breath of God
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    Re: Fragrance with the best drydown??

    Zino
    Carven ph
    Both have amazing drydowns.
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    Re: Fragrances similar to Le Male

    360 White is a good one. Also check out Altamir by Ted Lapidus very nice boozy vanilla scent.
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    Re: I am somehow blown away by Nautica Voyage

    I like to see some passion about Voyage. It's a great fragrance. This thread makes me want to go buy Chrome or Chrome Legend. 2 very loved and hated summer scents that get mixed reviews.
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    Re: Cerruti 1881 Flanker Thread

    On hednic's nod, I picked up 1881 Black and really enjoy it. I have not tried any of the others. I love L'Essence de Cerruti.
  82. Thread: ambe sultan

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    Re: ambe sultan

    I got my bottle today, and WOW what a fantastic fragrance. Truly a classy elegant fragrance. I put a dab on my wrist and enjoyed the first hour very much. I had to shower and get ready for work. I...
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    Uomo Moschino. After all it does have sunlight accord as a note. Can't beat that!
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    Re: Coolest Looking Cologne Bottle.

    My favorites I've encountered are Encre Noir and Bleu d'Issey
    Sorry no pics but I'm sure you have seen them.
  85. Re: 5 must have fragrances for any mens fragrance enthusiast

    I agree lists are fun and very informative for people trying to build a collection or fill a void in their fragrance wardrobe.
    Must have:
    Spring- Osacar for Men
    Summer- Guerlain Vetiver
    Fall-...
  86. Thread: ambe sultan

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    Re: ambe sultan

    It hasn't arrived yet, but I am anxiously awaiting it. I have been working on a sample of Ambre Nue and I am really enjoying this. If Ambre Sultan is a miss, then I may end up with a full bottle of...
  87. Re: Whats the best cheapest cologne you ever smelled?

    Best cheapies for me R de Revillon
    Oscar for Men

    Worst expensive that I have smelled has to be
    Tom Ford Noir
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    Re: Rich citrus summer scents

    YSL Pour Homme Haute Concentration. Strong lemon note. Heavy hitter.
    Capucci pour homme. Another heavy lemon. Both of these have great projection and longevity. Neither are fresh scents. But more...
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    Re: Misnamed Ambers

    You beat me to it.;)
  90. Re: Today I smelt for the first time and I think that.....

    I tested Atelier Ambre Nue yesterday and was pretty blown away. What a beautiful, warm, rich fragrance.
    Longevity was great 6-8 on skin and is still present on clothing. I could see getting a small...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Is after Christmas a good time to find the shelves stocked at discount stores? My local Marshalls had stuff falling off the shelves 2 weeks ago and yesterday I saw it's getting pretty bare. Funny...
  92. Thread: Sung Homme?

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    Re: Sung Homme?

    I guess I like the scent but dislike the fragrance. If that makes sense? Initial spray is nice but then it starts to make me nauscious, quickly.
    As far as "soapy scents" I love Prada Amber.
  93. Thread: ambe sultan

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    Re: ambe sultan

    I will follow up once it arrives and i get a few wears. It sounds like something I will enjoy.
  94. Thread: ambe sultan

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    ambe sultan

    Just blind bought Ambre Sultan. I felt the itch for a Christmas present to me. I hope it delivers. It sounds like a wonderful fragrance.
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    Re: Does This Even Exist?

    Light and Fresh would not be in my description of Encre Noir.
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    Re: Replacing Giorgio for Men (R.I.P.)

    My vote is for Narcisso Rodriguez, or Aramis 900. Both very similar vibe.
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    Re: Does This Even Exist?

    Some great suggestions above. I have to throw Cereus #11 into the mix. Really nice warm weather scent with subtle anise and vetiver being the main players. This really shines on a warm sunny day....
  98. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    I'm glad somebody else gives Deauville some love. What a nice tobacco scent. A little powdery. Nothing groundbreaking, but great longevity and a great fragrance for very little money. What's not to...
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    Re: Show me a better

    NR is a great rainy day scent. I also enjoy Givenchy Gentleman and Atelier Mistral Patchouli on cold rainy days.
    Also anything vanilla seems to make me feel cozy on a cold rainy day.
  100. Poll: Re: Summer Fragrance Shoot out: which one do you prefer?

    Deffinately Lanvin for me. Great longevity. Unique summer frag. Issey was a scrubber for me. I don't get the hype.
    My favorite and most complimented summer frag is Jil Sander Man. Lanvin sport a...
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