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    Re: Egoiste: Sweaty drydown note.

    I also get that note, more so in the modern rendition, of which I bought a bottle. I do not recall that note in my previous vintage sample.

    I had been wondering if it was a very slight oud note....
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    Re: Is this a Vintage Chanel Egoiste?

    "Eau de Toilette" above the "Chanel" is vintage. Also "L'Egoiste". See some examples here:
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    Re: Looking for LICORICE!!

    The first time my kid smelled LL au masculin he said "you smell like licorice!". Truth from the mouths of babes...

    Donimo
  4. Thread: Molecule 01

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    Re: Molecule 01

    Or just search on eBay or Etsy for Iso E Super.

    Donimo
  5. Re: Best sandalwood-based scent available at a department store?

    100% agreed.

    Donimo
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    Re: Mugler Cologne Which Size?

    You can buy a 2.6oz/75ml (splash, unboxed) on eBay for $15-17. I got one recently and it's perfect.

    Donimo
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    Re: Suggestions from wet shavers

    Cream: Proraso Green/Proraso Red/Speick

    Splash: Proraso Green/Floid Original (always in the rotation) ; Imperial Bergamot (currently - fine, but not as good as Proraso/Floid...)


    Donimo
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    Re: Insanely Underpriced Gems

    Where did you order the Mont St. Michel?

    Donimo
  9. Thread: Best Sandalwood

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    Re: Best Sandalwood

    Please - come back here and tell us what the Karnataka oil is like! I've been hunting for an online source of this, but coming up empty. I bought the Karnataka soap, and I'm disappointed. It's...
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    Poll: Re: Finally.. Best OUD based fragrance for men

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Intensa Oud is excellent also. IMHO, of course.
  11. Re: What's Your Best Cartridge Razor? And Your Worst?

    Schick Hydro 3. Never looked back after trying it. Works really well with Proraso green cream or Speick cream.
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    Re: Egoiste question

    OK, so the tip I have seen previously is that vintage bottles have the "Eau de Toilette" above the Chanel. I wasn't sure how this applied to 50ml bottles, and I am not sure when this changed. There...
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    Re: Egoiste question

    The box is no longer sealed, right? Can we see a photo of the bottle please? At least in the 100ml versions, there is a way to tell vintage. I'm not so sure about 50ml bottles. I have been hoping...
  14. Re: Looking for new, different, *interesting* suggestions

    Some great suggestions, many thanks.

    I own Pour un Homme, and I've sampled Troisieme & L'Anarchiste from Caron. I do like them, but not love them.
    I've also sampled Black Aoud from Montale. I...
  15. Looking for new, different, *interesting* suggestions

    I've had many very ordinary scents over the years, usually gifts. Boss Bottled, YSL l'Homme, D&G The One Gentleman for example. Fine, not bad, but pretty mainstream. Then I started sampling, and was...
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood essential oil query

    Does anyone know an online source for the Karnataka Sandalwood Oil (the source of the famous Mysore sandalwood soap) ??

    http://202.138.105.9/mysoresandal/product_details.php?pid=12

    Donimo
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    Re: Zirh Ikon by Zirh edt for men

    Nice incense-y scent, but _extremely_ weak on me. Needs maybe 8 sprays (which I never do!) to last more than 10 mins... Nice scent for the price, though.
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    Re: Vintage Egoiste Chanel

    I've sampled the vintage, darker, juice (Eau de Toilette written above the Chanel) and I own a bottle of the current formulation. The current formulation, IMHO, is much weaker and significantly less...
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    Re: Does This Even Exist?

    I personally find Encre Noir light and fresh, certainly not insipid, and not citrus. Some find EN darker and smokier, and compared to some other vetivers, maybe it is. Sounds like vetiver could be...
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    Re: Best Aftershave (unscented)

    Proraso. Really nice light menthol/eucalyptus scent, but gone in 10 mins. Excellent for the skin, only second to Speick. But I prefer the scent of Proraso!
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    Re: Inexpensive Vetiver to buy?

    Where are you seeing this for 6 dollars? I can't find it anywhere...?

    Donimo
  22. Poll: Acqua Classica Borsari, Roger & Gallet Extra Vielle or Bergamotto Marino?

    Looking for a summer cologne. Which of these do you prefer? Which is more complex? Which has greater longevity?

    Thanks,
    Donimo
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    Re: Match some aftershaves

    Well most of them are indeed european, but SCS (Saint Charles Shave) is a US company. There's a strong following of these aftershaves here : BadgerAndBlade.

    As mentioned, they are cheap, great...
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    Re: Match some aftershaves

    I guess I could have been clearer. I use these aftershaves because they are both cheap and better for the skin than most "designer" aftershaves, at least in my experience. So go ahead and suggest...
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    Match some aftershaves

    Although most aftershaves don't last long, I still try to match cologne, best I can.

    What would you match with:

    Proraso - never really found a good match for Proraso - I wear Encre Noir mostly...
  26. Re: My first thread, and what a sad one... ╔go´ste reformulation? A Christmas tragedy by Norstr°m.

    Alas, I must agree. The bottle I received this week (direct from chanel.com) is obviously Egoiste, but substantially weaker than before. Longevity seems like a couple of hours at most right now. I...
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    Does anything remind you of Egoiste?

    I own and love Egoiste - but I'm looking for something more "cost effective" for every day use. Is there any other fragrance that reminded you of the wonderful Egoiste? I love the burst of cinnamon...
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    Re: Your Favorite Italian House and Scent

    I love Uomo? by Moschino, but I get terrible longevity. Like 20 minutes. Is Acqua di Parma Colonia anything like Uomo?

    Donimo
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    Re: Best blind buy and would you recommend it!!

    So i bought Uomo blind after many good reviews here, and while I think the scent is nice, on me it has the _worst_ longevity. Like 10 mins. And that's after ~10 sprays!!! I haven't asked my wife...
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    Re: Cologne similar to spanish Flo´d aftershave?

    I have the 400ml Spanish Floid Vigoroso. I do love it (LOVE the menthol!), but the scent is fleeting. If I could buy a Floid EdT, I would.

    Donimo
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    Re: Cologne similar to spanish Flo´d aftershave?

    Varon Dandy is supposed to resemble Floid. I haven't tried it yet, but I plan to. You can pick it up on eBay for about $20.

    Donimo
  32. Something better/longer-lasting than The One Gentleman?

    I love the scent of The One Gentleman, but longevity is terrible. An hour at best, sometimes less. Can you recommend something similar, but longer-lasting?? Perhaps something from Montale? Their...
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