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    Re: Dior Eau Same as dior homme

    Personally find Homme & Eau quite different and enjoy them enough to own both. As already mentioned, there are some similarities in the opening, but they go in different directions quickly.

    Dior...
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    Re: What's the perfect amount of bottles?

    25-35 seems to be a good range for me. This allows me some flexibility to add/subtract through upgrades or changes in taste/finances over time. It also provides me with plenty of variety without too...
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    Re: Guilty Pleasures

    Aspen - had an original bottle years ago so a bit of a nostalgia scent for me. It may be extremely synthetic and short-lived, but I still love giving it a sniff occasionally.

    Ralph Lauren Big...
  4. Re: Just received New Atelier Cologne - Jasmin Angelique!

    Thank you for sharing & I really enjoyed your review. Sounds like another nice one from Atelier.
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    Re: just finished my DH collection

    Congrats! I completely agree that it's the best designer line available. I share your enthusiasm as I just recently completed the line after picking up the parfum. I now have 50 ml bottles of DH, DHS...
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver edp vs edt

    I prefer the EDT. The citrus is more prevalent and lasts longer. It simply works better for me in warmer weather. On my skin the longevity was nearly identical, the EDT seems to project just a bit...
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    Re: Tell me about LIDGE

    Own it and love it. One of the best dry-downs in the business. If you don't like patchouli and anise, however, you'll want to steer clear. I can't speak for the current bottles as I have the...
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    Re: My Father's Day gifts....

    Congrats and those are great gifts! Tom Ford Noir EDT is one of my current favorites...quite underrated IMO.
  9. Thread: Dior Homme

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    Re: Dior Homme

    A masterpiece IMO. Truly remarkable quality and composition for a designer offering and easily in my top 5. One of the rare fragrances I never tire of and only grow to appreciate more over the years....
  10. Re: Ever have a new fragrance make your old ones seem not-so-good.

    Definitely. I think it happens fairly often for many that progress through this hobby.
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    Re: Habit Rouge Sport - Worth Buying ?

    While I do like the opening and late drydown for Habit Rouge Sport, I get the same harsh metallic note, along with some pretty strong florals in the mid. This part just lasted a bit too long and was...
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    Re: Leather scent

    Perhaps Vince Camuto for Men might be worth checking out (in addition to several others already mentioned).
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum Vendors?

    I recently got a NIB from Fragrancenet for $52, but it looked like they only had a few and they sold out within hours. Just keep checking, I'm sure they'll get more in sometime soon.
  14. Re: CREED Spice and Wood/VIRGIN ISLAND WATER/Millesime Imperial!

    PM'd as well, but if there's 30 ml left to still fill the MI split, I'll bump my portion up to 60 ml (or 50 ml if there's only 20 left). Just let me know, Thanks!
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    Re: I'm loving Grey Vetiver!

    I had a similar experience. I've had a decant of the EDP for a couple of years, and though I grew to like it quite a bit, it's just always felt a little too dense for summer wear. The EDT was an...
  16. Poll: Re: Tom Ford - Neroli Portofino versus Chanel - Platinum Egoiste

    Neroli Portofino without hesitation.
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    Re: Allure Homme sport extreme

    I got this shortly after it came out and still wear it quite often. I personally find it a little too heavy in the heat, but outside of that I find it very pleasant and versatile with great...
  18. Poll: Re: TF Neroli Portofino vs Thierry Mugler Cologne

    Neroli Portofino by far me. Also a big fan of Original Vetiver. The Mugler is a nice fragrance but I find the other two superior.
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel EDT vs. EDP

    EDP for me.
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    Poll: Re: Which free fragrance should I choose?

    Another for TDH, with my preference being for the Parfum version
  21. Re: Ever have days where you wake up and want to sell everything you have except for a few bottles?

    I do feel you, as I go through phases with it too. I'm not sure I have an exact number in mind, but I've been thinking lately that I should sell off some fragrances I very rarely use or don't feel...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Finally found a good deal on this one ($52 for a new bottle) and just got it a couple of days ago to complete my Dior Homme line bottles collection. I'm pretty impressed with it so far, especially...
  23. Re: a scent that you like but others/most don't seem to like

    TDH Pure Parfum. I think it's brilliant and smells great. But my wife and daughter, who know nothing about fragrances, say "What stinks!" almost every time I wear it. :(
  24. Re: CREED Spice and Wood/VIRGIN ISLAND WATER/Millesime Imperial!

    PM sent for Millesime Imperial split to reserve 30 ml.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Just bought this recently, although I'm inclined to agree that it's not worthy of its price point.

    It's good, not great imo. I have to admit I was enamored with its wonderfully rich, sweet...
  26. Re: Help me pick my next - and last - bottle for my minimalist collection

    MI would definitely round out your collection nicely imo, although I own and enjoy the others listed as well.
  27. Re: Opinions on Tom Ford's: For Men & Grey Vetiver please

    I also own and enjoy both.

    Grey Vetiver (in either edt or edp imo) is one of the very few TF signature fragrances worthy of its price tag due to its overall quality and versatility. I agree that...
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    Re: Silver mountain water

    2-3 full sprays is usually good for me
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Haven't received any compliments for many months (during which time I've worn some amazing fragrances...many Creed's, MFK's, Frapin's, Xerjoff's, Hermes', Atelier Cologne's, Dior's, Guerlain's, Tom...
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    Re: Best Tom fords

    Of the ones I've tried:

    Neroli Portofino
    Tobacco Vanille
    Grey Vetiver
    'for Men
    Noir EDT
    Noir Extreme
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    Re: Favorite Men's Line

    Another for Dior and, in particular, the Dior Homme line.
  32. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Quite a few today as I spent a good amount of time sniffing around Sephora. There were quite a few designers I hadn't checked out yet. Some highlights were:

    ADG Essenza (like it better than ADG...
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    Re: Silver Mountain Water??

    I had to warm up a bit to SMW as well, but now I like it a lot. The citrus fades very quickly on me, the tea/blackcurrant lasts for 4-6 hours (sometimes longer) and the musk stays on my skin for...
  34. Re: Hook a brutha up - Designer scent for the Summer (EXCLUDING the ones below)

    Dior Homme Sport, Eau or Cologne 2013 - all of them work well in warmer weather and generate compliments.

    TDH tres fraiche

    Hermes d'orange verte concentree
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    Re: Swiss Army Forest by Victorinox

    Sampled it a couple times. Smells pretty good initially, a nice freshness with well blended pine, however it fell apart to a very generic base within an hour and was only a skin scent for another...
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    Re: I'm torn. Spice bomb or Chanel Bleu EDP

    Bleu De Chanel EDP is my preference of the two.
  37. Re: Chanel allure homme sport eau extreme - Underrated?

    Not sure if it's underrated or not, but I know that I personally enjoy this one quite a bit.
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    Re: bleu de chanel..EDP OR EDT

    I prefer the EDP in all categories.
  39. Re: How do you rank Bleu de Chanel (EdT or EdP) as an "incense scent" ?

    I get a fair amount of incense in the mid to base from the EDT (though I'll admit I'm quite sensitive to incense in general and don't particularly care for it), however I get virtually no incense...
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    Re: Just purchased original vetiver

    OV is my favorite Creed and works beautifully in warmer weather. While I love smelling it "on" me, I think the sillage from this smells even better to those around you. My wife absolutely loves...
  41. Re: Dior Homme Line of Scents...my favorite flanker and original collection

    I also completely agree. I own all but the new Parfum and feel it is easily the best and most versatile homme line-up amongst designers (and it could probably beat out a good number of niche homme...
  42. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme is pulling the compliments in!

    AHSE is one of my most-worn fragrances. Smells good on me, performs well and is quite versatile. Glad it works well and garners so many compliments for you.
  43. Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    When I first tried this from a sample, I was impressed but not "sold." The opening came off a bit "stale" and I felt it leaned a bit feminine on me. After testing it a few more times and using up...
  44. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Dior - 5
    Guerlain - 5
    Creed - 4
  45. Re: Whats your wife's, girlfriends or significant others favorite scent that you wear hands down?

    My wife very rarely comments on my fragrances, but Aventus has consistently drawn the most enthusiastic comments from her. Aside from that, she's really only complimented me on Gucci Pour Homme II,...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    My top 5 go-to's this spring so far seem to be (this will change almost completely when the weather gets warmer):

    TDH Parfum
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme
    Grey Vetiver
    Gucci Pour Homme...
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    Re: Bleu de chanel edp or edt

    I prefer the EDP in all categories.
  48. Thread: Neroli

    by fit&frag'd
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    Re: Neroli

    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - Love the smell (of neroli in general) and it has surprisingly good longevity for me.
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    Re: Chanel Allure Line vs Dior Homme line

    The Dior Homme line wins this battle imo
  50. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver or Dior Homme Sport ?

    Both could work great and I'm looking forward to wearing the Grey Vetiver EDT version more this summer.
  51. Poll: Re: Hot weather fragrances beside Bvlgari Aqua, Aqcua Di Gio, Cool water

    Out of this list my picks would be Silver Mountain Water > Dior Homme Sport > Chanel Platinum Egoiste. I enjoy some of the others but not as much in hot weather. Some others I tend to enjoy when it...
  52. Re: Why does Gucci Pour Homme II work in warmer weather?

    Has always seemed to perform best for me in cool to warm weather.
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    Re: Vintage by John Varvatos

    Vintage is a nice and versatile fragrance. Could make a fine signature scent for someone.
  54. Re: L'Homme Ideal by Guerlain - Eau De Cologne?!?!

    I really enjoy the original, so I'm excited to try this one.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II Thoughts

    Completely agree. I've always enjoyed Chai Tea (both taste and smell) and Gucci Pour Homme II has reminded me of it since I first tried it. I think it's a beautifully constructed fragrance and I...
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    Re: Let's talk Ambers

    +1 Ambre 114
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    Re: Favorite Tea Fragrance?

    Gucci Pour Homme II & Creed Silver Mountain Water
  58. Re: Help with my next Creed (i know, but i love creed

    Original Vetiver & Silver Mountain Water would be good to check out.
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    Poll: Re: Need A Compliment Getter.

    Dior Homme Sport 2012
  60. Re: The Top 3: Of Your Wife, Girlfriend, or Significant Other

    My wife's complimented me the most on:
    1. Creed Original Vetiver
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Creed Aventus
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    Pure Malt, the original A*Men and Mugler Cologne have been the ones I've liked the most.
  62. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    double post
  63. Re: It's unpopular, but you love it. What is it and why?

    +1 Guerlain L'homme Ideal - Aside from the strong, syrupy sweet opening (which I actually don't mind), this stuff settles down on my skin to a slightly sweetened light vetiver & leather with a hint...
  64. Re: Fresh, subtle, elegant scent for work in a very warm summer climate?

    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee ticks all these boxes for me - can sometimes be found at online discounters for around $40
    Bvlgari Man Extreme - found a 60 ml of this online for about $20 recently
    I...
  65. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme - Convince Me

    I really enjoy it. It's versatile, smells great on me, my wife likes it on me and it lasts a long time. I find it to be more of a blend of the original Allure Homme and Sport versions. Definitely...
  66. Re: DHS 2008 vs 2012 - not to beat the dead horse but...

    I get good longevity out of DHS 2012 and think it smells great. I wear it a lot during the warmer months.
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    Re: Battle of the vetivers

    I prefer Original Vetiver out of these 3
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    Re: Neroli Portofino

    I really enjoy NP. Simple, clean, quality and classy. It's one of the first things I'll reach for on hotter days and my wife loves it on me...compliments me every time I wear it.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    There's something about the incense in the EDT that just doesn't come off well on my skin. It projects loudly and gets a bit grating. I personally don't get any of that with the EDP. It is much...
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    Re: Millesime Imperial or Neroli Portofino

    I prefer Neroli Portofino
  71. Re: Longevity Issues with Dio Homme Sport - Fake?

    I find that the musk in DH Cologne makes it last longer on me. That said, I get decent performance/longevity from DHS 2012. I agree with some above posters that it's one of those frags that...
  72. Poll: Re: Platinum Egoiste vs Terre D'Hermes Pure Parfum

    I prefer the TdH Parfum but have gotten compliments on PE too
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel EDT vs EDP

    I prefer the EDP and it holds up better in the colder weather for me.
  74. Re: Terre d'Hermes Parfum or Dior Homme Intense

    I prefer TdH Parfum over DHI
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    Re: Current Top 5?

    I have spring on the mind, so I'll go with 5 that I tend to wear more in the spring weather:

    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    TdH Parfum
    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme...
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    Re: Clean vetiver fragrance

    Another for Creed Original Vetiver and Guerlain L'eau Boisee. The Creed is probably your best bet, but the vetiver in Boisee is somewhat understated and very well blended IMO, so may be worth a try...
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    Re: Favorite Clean/Fresh Fragrance?

    Wow, the new reply popped this old post into my email inbox today and it's crazy looking back on how new I was to this hobby only 2 and a half years ago. I've come so far in that time and it's been...
  78. Re: Now that the hype may have died down... Spicebomb?

    A bit too much cinnamon for me. I couldn't get past my association of it with Big Red Gum or Red Hots candy.
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    Picked up a 75 ml not too long ago from a reliable eBay seller. Agree with previous posts about how natural, pure & simple this smells. The grapefruit blossom gives it a much softer & more floral...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense or Chergui

    Dhi
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    Re: Guerlain Homme

    I own it and enjoy it. Much prefer the L'eau version when temps heat up though.
  82. Poll: Re: Versace Pour Homme or Guerlain Homme For A Summer Scent

    Guerlain Homme
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    For my 1,000th Post! :thumbsup:

    Currently (with spring now here and summer right around the corner):
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    Dior Homme
    Dior Homme Sport
    Guerlain...
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    Re: Lost for what to buy :\

    Just to throw my experience with DHS 2012 into the ring...it's probably one of my longest lasting summer fragrances & while it's not a projection beast, I'd say it's above average. One of my warm...
  85. Thread: Longevity

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    Re: Longevity

    Only an Edt & a Pure Parfum version that I'm aware of. Many people claim that the EDT has been reformulated recently & is much weaker than it used to be. I can't attest to this, as I've only ever...
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    Re: Gourmands in the summer...

    Actually, the only one I can think of is New Haarlem as well. I tested it for the first time last summer. Put it on before heading out to do some shopping at a local department store. It was...
  87. Re: Which fragrance you love on others but hate on yourself

    I personally don't care for Polo Black, either out of the bottle or on my skin, but I have a friend who wears it sometimes and I think it smells pretty good on him.
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    Re: Top five warm weather fragrances

    For me, in no particular order, it's:

    Creed Original Vetiver
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Guerlain Homme l'eau
    Dior Homme Sport (newest formulation)
    Neroli Portofino
  89. Re: If you had to pick one to be a true signature what would it be?

    I really think you'd do quite well with Dior Homme for cooler/colder weather & Dior Homme Sport for warmer/hotter if you wanted to stick to just 2.
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    Re: Looking for Icy Citrus fragrance...

    This was my first thought as well.
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    Re: Difference between Basenotes and Fragrantica?

    Not sure why, but I've always preferred BN as my "go-to", and have always looked at fragrantica as supplemental to that. I'm glad that there is both, though, because if I can't quite find the info...
  92. Re: Suggestion: Green/Fresh/Citrus Cologne for the Beach

    Another for Creed Original Vetiver.
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    Re: Have you ever smelt in your dream?

    Yes, can't remember specifics, but I've experienced being able to smell in my dreams.
  94. Re: what fragrance fills you with joy evey time you wear it?

    Part of the reason I keep a fairly small collection is because I want everything I wear to do just that, for one reason or another.
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    Poll: Re: Which scent should I wear tomorrow?

    Another for TdH
  96. Re: Would it be a bad idea to use the Dior Homme line-up as a signature scent rotation?

    Personally think it's a great idea. Dior is the only company I have the complete "homme" line-up for, including the new Dior Homme Cologne 2013. I also live in WI btw. I wouldn't skip Dior...
  97. Re: So I think i narrowed down my scent, reccomendations?

    +1 on Prada Amber pour Homme. Really the definition of sweet & clean smelling.
  98. Re: One scent or two? And which combination?

    I often wear 2 scents in a day, one for work, then I usually workout & shower early afternoon & apply another fragrance for the rest of the evening. A main reason for me is during work I'm in very...
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    Re: I blind bought Pure Malt

    I agree about just holding onto it a little longer. I've come around to love frags I've been "so-so" on when I first tested them. If you still don't like it after another month or two and a few...
  100. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Edition Blanche or Dior Homme Sport?

    The reformed DHS would be my pick.
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