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  1. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    Armani Eau Pour Homme perhaps?
    Pretty lean composition - still dope though!
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    Re: Found so many rare fragrances on Greek island

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  3. Re: Noob with particular tastes seeking recommendations

    Surprised no suggestions yet for Hermes Bel Ami - famed and acclaimed leather (+spice)!
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    Re: Brits, unusually warm still for September

    Tidy! I don't have antaues , but similar Pour Lui. Agree it does have some pace in heat. I took it to KSA last year and it still hits a spot in warm weather.

    Woop I think I've found my weather...
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    Re: Help picking a casual versatile fragrance

    Lalique white is my default casual fragrance.
    Got enough going about it that its casual and distinctive.
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    Re: Found so many rare fragrances on Greek island

    Pray tell... I'm due a vacation!
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    Re: Graduating my Stepson from Lynx/Axe

    Could possibly have a go ( and maybe a nice day out for you both) sniffing high street offerings. NEXT often has pretty decent dupes of what's current ( I had a Le Male dupe moons ago which weren't...
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Haha might send some wild !
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Oh yeah , I've kept an empty Encre Noir, it's a tidy little thing and serves as a decent bookend due to its solid weight! Wouldn't seek one out to purchases though.
    Horses for courses
    Lalique...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Getting to know Carven Original Vetiver has been lovely!
    Its quite dense and smoky for summer proper, however today cool yet bright day. It's the knees!
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    Re: Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Yes this is what I thought, lol but didn't want to start off on a negative! I guess we all do this , like REALLY scrutinise peoples photos for any hint of nefaria - I've seen a creed seller with shed...
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    Do you buy empty bottles and boxes?

    Enlighten me!
    I see a lot of these on popular auction sites - are you a buyer and why!?
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme - prices

    And... they're now £260.00 a bottle!
    Shame your not in the UK big Steve, I would bite ya hand off for any version!
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    Re: Problem with Versace "The Dreamer"

    I almost always fall into this "trap" of new frag "huh cant smell it".
    1. 100% your nose brain chemistry magic takes some time to get used to it.
    2. Nose fatigue trying to smell it more
    3. I have...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Polo.
    Because this late warm weather has me confuddled.
    Tried to pull Paco PH of the "bottom shelf" but pah, not working for me at the mo. Didn't give me the Monday morning lift I needed. Then I...
  16. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Splashed out on some vintage GBH(!) Girogo Beverly HIlls for Men that is. Got muy hand on a new full one so this current one I can use with abandon!
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    Re: Brits, unusually warm still for September

    Haha some funny responses!!
    I get that - it is what is it - "acceptance". But I'm all skewiffed!
    For some reason tried to put on Paco this morning as it's become a "bottom shelf" frag - meh -...
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    Oh - Paco Rabanne PH - just can't seem to find the right time or occasion to wear it.
    (Sometime's comes of smelling really cheap/drugstore nastie eeek!)
    Actually pressed my self to wear it this...
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    Re: Aramis Tuscony is it better then Azzaro pH ?

    Hmmmm... I need to spend more time with Tuscany. From my limited experience I got Azzaro PH "Lite" - possibly better for warmer weather? Tuscany had that kinda 'perfumey' vibe - maybe the Aramis...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Becoming one of my faves. Love it when the vanilla comes in.
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    +1 - top drawer ( lol no pun intended turn of speech , well here in the UK anyway!) frag, just haven worn it so often. And our summer is looking like its staying until the end of September and I'm...
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    Cheers thanks that, been scratching my head!
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    Re: New Azzaro Pour Homme refillable bottle

    Thanks @J_Luna !
    Hit the nail.
    Agree, have a new refill that has matured over the summer, kicks the proverbial in a serious way! Lol you were much more eloquent in your analysis.
    I find it far...
  24. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Pour Lui , like yummy hugs at bedtime 😂
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    First to mind is Encre Noir.
    Love it love it, very infrequently wear it. Lol happy just happy to have it, top ranking bottle too!!
    Similarly Habit Rouge, nice to have as a reference, not going to...
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    Brits, unusually warm still for September

    Anyone else kinda willing it to turn proper autumnal and bring out the big 'uns!?
    Looking like it's going to stick near 20°c for at least another week. Muggy too.
    Unusually warm has thrown me a...
  27. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Dirty English
  28. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    [QUOTE] but after an hour at the gym (weight lift + HIIT + shower) I'm there. :tongue:[/QU
    Ha maybe I should try to to get there with some openings I'm not bowled over with!
    Again have to agree a...
  29. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    True say. Quite unique, subtlety screams clean to me. Always think of it as a super tidy white shirt wedding frag. I don't do a normal 9-5, but can definitely see it as a top office frag. And it's...
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    Re: Today, I am not particularly enjoying...

    Oh yeah don't get me wrong, I'm pretty fond of it so was perturbed by this so far anomalous experience.
  31. Thread: Best Al Rehab's?

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    Re: Best Al Rehab's?

    I sniffed a few today and Lord stuck out for me. From the cap its smells a lot like Original Worth PH. Petrolly, but I liked it.
    Other posts mention it's like Kouros/lapidus PH. I've for some...
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    Never thought about it like this - be great to find some sort of in-depth semi-scientific-wholesome-therapy study on this. Very interesting. Peaked.

    To answer the Q:
    Giorgio BH for Men / Pour Lui...
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XVII

    - Rock´n´Roll.: Dirty English
    - Jazz Dance (Bob Fosse kind of dancing).: Dunhill 1934
    - Tango.: Havana
    - Waltz.: Habit Rouge
    - Disco.: CDG 2Man
    - Techno.: Encre Noire
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    Re: One choice for...Vol XVII

    I don' dance.
    I BOOOOOGIE.
  35. Re: Pick One Fragrance Brought Back To Original Formulation?

    Yes stuff like this which are now 'drugstore cheapies' - I've a mega soft spot for!!
    Don't know enough or smelt enough to pin any one down - but olld school 'cheapies' - 1 when PC 9 wasn't a...
  36. Re: Please name some vintage fragrances which are known for their oakmoss content

    Some truth here.
  37. Re: Please name some vintage fragrances which are known for their oakmoss content

    Chanel Pour Monsieur is the one that comes to mind first, and one that I can still most readily recognize the oakmoss in on drydown.
    Current SOTD Dunhill 1934, again a new version, I'm getting...
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    Re: Today, I am not particularly enjoying...

    Yesterday but hey! Yatagan
    Maybe I overdid it or sprayed too close to the face ( but there was no change in my usual application)... was really perfumery and a little congestion/headachey. Aside,...
  39. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    Nice will take a punt on this if it comes up on the bay
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    Re: Worth pulling the tr*gg*r on....

    Creasing
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    Worth pulling the tr*gg*r on....

    Blue Stratos?
    Yeah I know it's $10, lol but I'm trying to be more conscious of my buys!
    I'm currently into no nonsense masculine like Azzaro, RG, Worth....
    In my ball park?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dunhill 1934
    Seeing some of the Dunhills on peoples top 5 lists.
    Plus I'm at 4ml left and have always been light on application, so slapping it on with abandon. Seeing of I want an FB
    Edit: 3hrs...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Interested to see what yer 'fink' o it!?
  44. Re: Post the hopelessly under rated fragrance nobody else enthuses about

    You're prolly bored of this now.
    Lol Worth PH kicks serious *ss
    Original is awesome with petrol leather
    Another version ( I'm still trying to find out which I have, thick with moss) EDT, has been...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Enjoying these more and more:

    - Azzaro PH
    - Giorgio Beverley Hills for Men
    - Carven Vetiver Original

    Still holding others off:
    - Worth PH

    On the throne bumping off Polo:
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    No takers?!
    Found lots if different variants, would like to know which version dates this one is from.
    I've always assumed this was second or third ( after 1. Original grey stripe and 2. HC...
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    Oh yeah! Like a stiff dram!
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    I'm seeing all sorts!

    OTT but I made a timeline from what I glean from the interwebs!

    1. Black Grey - OG!
    2. Paisley Box HC- ( Ive seen the red as per images and also a green paisley !?)
    3....
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    Cheers for the input folks!
    My bottles well boxes :
    108616 108617
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    Re: Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

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    Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    Lol didn't have any takers on the vintage forum so here we go!
    What is it that gives this iteration it's almost salivic note? Is it a huge dollop of thick moss?
    I cant fault it otherwise, a...
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    Re: I finally tried Rasasi La yawuam homme

    Peaked
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    After all the talk of Azzaro PH, old and current, my own quest for a solid "1", seeing X amount of variants ( limited editions, summer editions, l'eau and what haves yer) this is quite a ticket....
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    Re: Oh what perfidy is this?!

    As an aside, I notice some I'd these retailers images show the silver rim cap versions. You reckon that's just lazy stock imagery rather than that's the one you'll get?

    And yes this sure it my...
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    Re: Today I Sold/Swapped/Binned

    Well these are packaged and ready for despatch once sold:
    Chevignon for Men - got a pear like illusion I aint down with.
    Lanvin Oxygene - nice enough but my summer freshie blip/thrill is over.
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    Re: cant believe what i saw at sephora

    One of those funny not funny things!
    I saw a lady the same for a night out - really take it to the bottle of whateverit was - all over , hair what have you.
    Not the worst thing you might see out...
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    Re: In defence of Dirty English

    Lol my mantra of late seems to be "let it stew" ( macerate) for a couple a months.
    Mine is now nuclear
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    Re: Oh what perfidy is this?!

    Streuth!! You had me there for a bit. Just today I was thinking a stocking up some a this beaut!
  59. Re: I literally don't get vetiver. Why would ANYONE want to smell grassy?

    To-may-to, to-mah-to
  60. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Chanel Antaues - great piece of work. I 100% see the comparisions to my beloved Pour Lui.
    Got me thinking - who(m!) followed who(m)?! - BN says both 1981 - Ftica puts Pour Lui slightly ahead at...
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    Re: HELP: Fragrance-Personality Matching Challenge

    A really decent alternative to RG!
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    Re: HELP: Fragrance-Personality Matching Challenge

    Azzaro Pour Homme perhaps.
    Says quiet confidence and comfort in ones being to me.
  63. Re: Post a note and the best example of that note in a fragrance

    Joshing answer: dried sweat - Adam Levine for Men.
    Serious answer:
    Tamarind = Lalique White
    Masculine Rose = Aramis 900
    Moist rolling Tabacco = Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Seriously tempted to spend over my budget this week to get it!
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Hermes Equipage Geranium
    Bit of a "on a pedestal" frag for me as is/was Bel Ami.
    Real tidy - spot on as "imperial leather the perfume " for me. Lol no sophisticated analysis from me - just darn...
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    Re: For those who wear Azzaro PH EDT

    Lol reiterating- let it stew fir a few months!
    Really does wonders.
    I got a brand spanking new one last year and writ it off straight away and sold on.
    Earlier this year I got another (couldn't...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Lol "The Google" knows what frag I'm down with....
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    Re: Look for a particular fragrance

    You could try Polo Green - some noses just pick up the tabacco.
    A famed and acclaimed perfumer I once shared space with, asked what I wear/like - at the time it was Polo - they stepped in a were...
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    Re: Look for a particular fragrance

    This - also it sustains that cigarette note longer than Lalique HALH
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Flirting with the idea of one frag for a week. Who knows how I'll feel about it tomorrow! Worth PH seems to be close to "the one" for me so I'm considering a week long wear to see if it "has the...
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    Re: 9% off everything Notino uk

    Sweet!
    Lol I'm gonna have a butcher's later see what's on
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    9% off everything Notino uk

    Got a mailer with this
    Code: sale9gb
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Haha literal laff out loud.
    Lol by the by I'm quite interested in words and their histories, I think the aforementioned "pr*ick" is from a archaic term "prig" also of Dickens's fame.
    Get ya nerd...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Backup of backup of...

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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Zero interest in youtube reviewers, followers, views and all that jazzmataz.
    What I do enjoy is reading your retorts - and speshly' when I read "office pr*ck" and "d*ckhead" - my brain zings...
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    Monsieur Frangipane Perfumer

    Interesting titbits on BBC's "inside the factory - cherry bakewells"

    Monsiuer Frangipane was a famed perfumer in France centuries ago - with a statue too

    Almond essence type fragrance was used...
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    Re: In defence of Dirty English

    Lol also that I'm certain if it was a blind test it'd be a winner on days of the week that have the letter "Y" in them!
    We've been round n round the assumptions, associations and unconcious bias...
  78. Re: A Perfumer's Secrets: A Must-Watch Feature for Fragrance Enthusiasts

    Cheers I'll make time for this :thumbsup:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Congrats! :coolold:
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    Re: For those who wear Azzaro PH EDT

    I have a new one (refillable bottle) . No complaints from me. A thoroughly enjoyable wear when I want a solid clean barbershop masculine with a lot of character. Go forth!

    Edit: let it stew for a...
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    In defence of Dirty English

    Foremost, of course it goes without saying that tastes are all different and equally valid.

    I've liked this for a long time, it's great value and a solid performer.
    Reiterating some of the...
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    Re: Can Anyone Help Identify This Tropical Note?

    Also the 'near Guerlain counter' leads me to patchouli- heritage and lidge both throw it up , but less so on closer nosing.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Kinda crisp autumnal day. Bright and cool.
    The heavier overcoat has been pulled out for the first time this year.
    Going to see my former art school's masters show.
    Aramis 900
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    Re: Can Anyone Help Identify This Tropical Note?

    Patchouli possibly - green, sometimes heavy, spicy.
  85. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Marketed as unisex - but all lean much more femme.
    TF White Patchouli - nice enough - the floral in this makes it feminine rather than uni. Wouldn't miss it, notice it or search for it.
    Fragonard...
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    Less is more with this I feel
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    Re: Winter pleasent smell

    I pulled out Dirty English last night. Flipping good it is, might just tick your boxes for a pleasant winter frag
    +1 LIDGE
    Guerlain Heritage perhaps
    These seem to have a nice warmth, not sweet...
  88. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Chanel Pour Monsieur EDP.
    Darn, I know it's not the same as EDT, but cry out loud, performance is poor and too far from the actual smell of the EDT which is a tidy piece of work
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    Re: "K" by Dolce & Gabbana - new "secret" scent!?

    Ha!
  90. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Pour Homme Men Made In USA Vs. Made In Spain

    :thumbsup:
  91. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Pour Homme Men Made In USA Vs. Made In Spain

    Whoop- got this for peas on the eBay! Have to say it wasn't clear from the listing and I was chuffed when I received a 'no ingredients' dark juice. Kicks the proverbial so it does.
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    Re: The Al Haramain Reference Thread!

    Same !
    Must take a day and head over to the more 'diverse' part of town!! :)
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    Pour Lui - always strikes me as a lush suedey(texture) blue. Moody blue. I pull it out most frequently on rainy days. Figure?!
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    Yeah, lol strange one this but sometimes I feel like getting a bottle just cus!
  95. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    All Saints x3
    Incense Woods - quite a nice smooth - agar + cedar
    Metal Wave - meh
    Another one - forgettable - seemed non existent right after the SA sprayed it for me
    Didn't stick around to see...
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    Re: What's on top of your wish-list right now?

    Hermes Equipage Geranium
    Cartier Pasha
    Are as one BNer describes it as 2 current flings"!
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    Haha! We're all like that on BN!
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    Worth Pour Homme, blue paisley box

    Ahoy Worth PH lovers!
    I absolutely love this to bits it's got that "I gotta have more" about it.
    I do however notice it has a slight salivic note running through it - what is it!!
    It could be...
  99. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Carven vetiver- lol hoping it was cool enough to sport this. Has some herbs that turn sour in heat, but I feel would flourish in cool temps + body heat.
    That an I'm probably a bit OCD about herbs...
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    Re: What about Versace "The Dreamer" ?

    Definitely a great fall fragrance.
    Great value, never smells cheap, in fact quite the opposite. Iris & Tabacco done in a real smart way. Top performance too. Enjoy
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