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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Another for body kouros!
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    Re: Best fragrance to blind buy

    I second this
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    Dior Homme Intense...Found in France?

    I posted a thread a few weeks ago asking what I should get picked up from France. I then remembered Dior Homme Intense. Could this be found at shops around Paris? If so, does anyone know a price tag?
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    Black Friday Fragrance Specials

    Does anyone know of any? I tried doing a quick search for a thread but found nothing.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got a compliment on L'eau d'Issey a few weeks ago.

    Sad thing is that she asked me if it was Axe...
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    My friend is traveling to France

    A good friend of mine is going to France, Paris to be exact, I believe sometime in November. I know this is fragrance city and I want something "unique" from there that I will not be able to obtain...
  7. Re: Hello Ladies! I need help picking something out for a friend

    Well she is sort of a girly girl but she plays sports as well. She isn't slutty at all but very well mannered and has a good head on her shoulders. She actually bought Live Luxe on a cruise she...
  8. Hello Ladies! I need help picking something out for a friend

    I would like to thank you all in advance!

    My friends birthday is coming up on the 20th and I want to get her a fragrance for the occasion. The only fragrance that I know she has is Live Luxe by J...
  9. Thread: Wishlist !!

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    Re: Wishlist !!

    There is a few but I want a bottle of French Lover REALLY BADLY!!!!
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    You know you put on too much when...

    I thought I would make this thread in light of what happens at work on a continuous basis. I work at a hospital, an Emergency Room to be exact. I have noticed that someone was wearing a fragrance...
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    Re: French Lover vs. Aramis Havana...similar?

    You actually read my mind. I did not until earlier today I decided to. Verdict? I don't know what I was thinking. Havana is much more powerful. Although French Lover is a relatively dry scent...
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    Re: French Lover vs. Aramis Havana...similar?

    I guess that answers my question then
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    French Lover vs. Aramis Havana...similar?

    I already own Havana and I just got a sample of French Lover. Is it me or are these scents similar?
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqva is my new signature scent

    I will put this on my test list!
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    Bvlgari Aqva is my new signature scent

    I just bought a bottle of this stuff about 3 weeks ago. All I can say is wow! Not only do I love the scent but it lasts a very long time on me and projects miles (not literally) even after 10 hours...
  16. Thread: Kouros

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    Re: Kouros

    Kouros is a citrus scent...
    :rolleyesold:
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    Aramis Tuscany per Uomo

    I am looking to buy Aramis Tuscany but everything on the internet has per uomo at the end of it. Is it the same thing?
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    Man, does scentiments have anything at all?

    When browsing on scentiments I am finding that they have relatively cheap prices. I got a bottle of Body Kouros from a friend from the site. I am currently looking to buy a few fragrances to find...
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    Re: Fleur du Male...disappointed?

    The drydown to me is extremely bland. It's just a boring sweet smell to me. I prefer a scent that punches me in the face. Maybe this will grow on me. I realize wrists are not good for testing on...
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    Fleur du Male...disappointed?

    I recently ordered some samples and I have been extremely curious about Fleur du Male. I put some of the juice on my wrists (which cannot hold longevity) and I thought the opening was phenomenal. I...
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    Favorite scent when you are furious

    I am seeing a lot of threads about what scent to wear on a certain occasion. I am in an absolutely horrible mood right now. I won't lie, I am really pissed off right now. Anyway, ranting aside...
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    Where can I buy French Lover?

    Where the heck can I by French Lover by Frederick Malle? I googled it and checked a bunch of fragrance and I am finding nothing. What gives?
  23. Thread: Wings for Men

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    Re: Wings for Men

    I don't get anything powdery or soapy from this scent at all! I am going to give this a few more wearings before I officially decide if I am going to buy a bottle of this stuff. Thanks for the input
  24. Thread: Wings for Men

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    Wings for Men

    Anyone ever hear of or try this fragrance? I got this from my mom who picked up a small sample pack from Target. It came with Grey Flannel, Drakkar, Halston z-14 and PS by Paul Sebastian.

    When I...
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    Re: I almost started a fire in Sephora today

    Good! haha
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    Re: "Everyone wears that fragrance"

    I actually am not a big fan of Le Male. AdG I do want to buy in the near future. Nothing is stopping me from wearing popular fragrances. The whole point of this thread was to make the statement...
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    I almost started a fire in Sephora today

    On my left wrist I sprayed Fahrenheit and on the right I sprayed Bvlgari pH. Between the gasoline/mechanics garage smell and the smoldering cedar wood smell on my right wrist I felt like I could rub...
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    "Everyone wears that fragrance"

    I was thinking today while first testing AdG how a few members of basenotes complain that some fragrances (Le Male, AdG) are worn by everyone and their mothers. So many people weare a certain...
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    Re: What would Michel Foucault wear?

    I just got done taking a Prisons and Prisoners class at Rutgers University and my professor was a preacher for Foucalt. Funny that he would show up here. As for what he would wear I would say...
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    Re: Cacheral Nemo?

    Would this be a safe blind buy? I cannot seem to find a sample of this
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    Re: strange and not popular scents

    I love it as well. I only consider it "strange" because out of all of the colognes I wear or my friends wear this is much different. I find nothing sweet about the cologne and the opening blows me...
  32. If I like Aramis Havana what else will I like?

    I recently started wearing Havana just to get a feel for what it's like. It was a blind buy and when I first sprayed it on I thought I made a terrible mistake. I thought it smelled like the perfume...
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    Re: What was your worst blind buy ever?

    Unfortunately I totally agree with you. I was 16 and stupid and thought it "smelled nice" in a magazine. My second cologne buy. Verdict? Top notes smell fantastic. After about 20 minutes I...
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    Re: strange and not popular scents

    Aramis Havana!!!
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    Re: Help a 18 y/o frag newbie pick some frags

    I purchased Aramis Havana about a month ago and recently have worn it twice. My take on it is it's a very manly fragrance. I smell nothing sweet about this at all. The opening will surprise you as...
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    Re: SotD, Saturday, 24 April 2010

    Aramis Havana
  37. Goof News For Aramis Havana (Gentlemen's)

    I posted about a month ago with my disappointment of the new Havana's sillage and longevity. I decided to spray a shot on my wrist and neck and go to work. Although no one smelled it (if they did...
  38. Re: What Fragrance(s) Do You Wish You Can Buy at This Very Moment?

    MY dad actually has the Brut glass aftershave bottle!
  39. Anyone here make a custom holding place for your frags?

    I am thinking of making a custom shelving unit for my fragrances. I am remodeling my room (new paint,shelving,etc.) and I was thinking about making a shelving unit for my fragrances. "Bookshelf" is...
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    Re: Your summer frag's?

    I wouldnt get True Religion. Not worth the money in my opinion. Although I think it smells amazing the longevity and sillage is not there at all.
  41. Re: What is the best "all around" fragrance you've ever owned/experienced?

    I love Kouros Body. Sweet with incense. The women seem to love this one (even guys who smelled it on me). Smells NOTHING like Kouros though. I think it can be used all year round for almost any...
  42. Re: What is the best "all around" fragrance you've ever owned/experienced?

    For me it's Kouros Body! I have Be Delicious as well. Gave me a huge headache and I get alot of "smells like rotten fruit" comments. God bless your skin!
  43. Thread: sampled today

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    Re: sampled today

    Chanel Sport weak? Man that's the first time I heard that one. Maybe your skin chemistry just does not agree with it. I have had by bottle for a few years now and the longevity and sillage are...
  44. Re: Help, How do you edit for longevity for fragrance on reviews or wardrobe?

    I do not mean to hijack the thread by any means but additionally how do you change the bottle picture that links to the wardrobe? I know where it is but I cannot change it!
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    Re: True Religion for men smells alot like...

    It seems like these types of scents are too good to be true. Smell is amazing but longevity is in the gutter. Oh well!
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    Re: True Religion for men smells alot like...

    If you could follow up that would be great. The spray I put on is already starting to fade after a short two hours. Not looking promising...
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    Re: Costume National Homme - Very Nice!

    So what would your verdicts be on the appropriate wear of this fragrance? Everyday? Romantic Date? Office wear?
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    True Religion for men smells alot like...

    I just went to Sephora and tested True Religion. On first spray the fragrance reminded me of Kenneth Cole Reaction. Only True Religion I like much more. For those who have a bottle, how is the...
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    Re: Thread to review samples I just bought

    Ok well I REALLY tried to like Kouros but it just is not me! I kept it on for about 8 hours and although the scent did fade a little what I smelled stayed the same. It did not budge on my skin. I...
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    Re: Thread to review samples I just bought

    Well I am going to give M7 another shot. I still have Opium PH to try as well!
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    Re: Thread to review samples I just bought

    The more I sniff my wrist the more I like it. Yet what makes me nervous is the zoo smelling note I am getting. I sort of...like it? I am not sure how others would react to it though. A few more...
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    How long until Kouros mellows out?

    I bought a sample of Kouros and I am currently doing a review thread in the Just Starting Out section. Anyway I have had it on for about an hour and a half or so. Is there an approximate time frame...
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    Re: Thread to review samples I just bought

    Well I left M7 on for about 2 hours total. I sort of gave up on it for today since the powdery scent did not really change on my skin. A little disappointing but I will give it a full wearing in...
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    Thread to review samples I just bought

    I am new to the whole fragrance scene which is why I put this thread in "just Starting Out".

    I recently bought samples of M7,Kouros,Lolita Lempicka, Opium PH, and Kouros Frachieur. I started off...
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    Re: Grey Flanel What?

    Not to add flame to the fire but when studying hieroglyphs the Ancient Egyptians used the penis in words (sometimes erect sometimes not) and it was not meant in a sexual way at all.
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    Re: Best Cologne for 20 year old college student?

    I am also a 20 year old college student living in the dorms. I recently obtained a bottle of Kouros Body and the women on my floor love it. I even got a compliment from a guy saying "Mike smells...
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan

    Would this be a good clubbing scent? That is the only appropriate thing I can think of!
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    Re: Body Kouros with no longevity and sillage?

    I just also received a bottle of this beautiful juice a week or so ago. I was also concerned about sillage and longevity. I did find that longevity is not a problem but sillage is. I have gotten a...
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    I do not mean to sound rude but how did your post help me at all? I am very well aware that it does not scream dirty. For me it is an everyday wear scent. That is why I made this thread for...
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    I actually tried La Nuit de L'homme and I didn't quite think it fit the bill. I also tried Polo, A*Men, and Gucci Envy. None of the scents impressed me even for casual wear. I smell a resemblance...
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    I'll just splash on some Diet Peach Snapple then!
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    Where would I find that EdP and why is it better?
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    What are your thought on Opium for men? I will be testing this as well. From what I am reading it does have the potential I am looking for. Any thoughts?
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    How is the longevity and sillage? I will give this a test as well
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    I own Body Kouros but I do not see it really as a sillage monster. Does it last on you when going out?
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    The others I have but do not enjoy are Curve Wave, DKNY Be Delicious for Men, Tommy for Him, Michael Jordan, Tommy Athletics, Tommy Freedom
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    Alright. Will definitely try first of course. Any other suggestions?
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    A*men smells like I just came from my grandmothers house where she was just making cookies. Does not really scream "dirty" to me. As for the others you mentioned I will have to try them.
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    Re: Going out fragrances

    Well in my main post I clearly state it is club/party only. Is M7 really that good? It gets alot of talk around here.
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    Going out fragrances

    As the title says what are some ideal fragrances for going out? When I mean going out I don't mean on an elegant date with a special someone. I mean if I am going out to a club or a party where...
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    Re: Which 'Powerhouse' should I buy?

    I wouldnt consider Aramis Havana a powerhouse fragrance. At least not the new one. I just got my hands on a bottle and although it is a sillage monster within the first 20 minutes it immediately...
  72. Re: What type of cologne do highschool girls like the most?

    This is absolutely true!
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    I am using the one from the Gentlemens collection which is the new one. I bought from Neiman Marcus. The top notes are definitely strong but after that it dies down so quickly on my skin. I do not...
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    I used about four today. How long does it last on you and is the sillage good on you? Maybe I am just overestimating but it seems Body Kouros lasts longer on me...
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    Well the dry down is not the problem. It's the fact that it seems like I am not getting sillage or longevity. I guess I will wear it to college Monday and see what kind of reactions I get.
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    I could try that. The sprays I put on my wrists about 2 hours ago already have no scent to me. I can barely smell anything. I am really really hoping my senses were fatigued and this is not how...
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    That is exactly what I did the first time I wore it. One on eacg forearm and 2 sprays on the neck. Maybe it is better to ask others if they can smell it?
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    Re: How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    Yeah I will start off with 4. That seems the safest for now. I cannot ask for others opinions this weekend because I am stuck dog sitting with no one around. I could always ask the dog right? ...
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    How many sprays of Aramis Havana?

    I just bought a bottle of Aramis Havana and it came in today. The initial spray is very strong but dries down to something beautiful. The dry down seems to kill the sillage. How many sprays do you...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday 27th March 2010

    Aramis Havana!
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    Re: Receiving Body Kouros

    I got it today! I was a little turned off when I first sprayed it. To me and my friend who bought it for me, we both thought it smelled like cotton candy. About an hour later that smell was gone. ...
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    Re: Scents You Have to Absolutely Bath In

    I usually jump in a vat of Kenneth Cole Reaction before going out. The smell is so light and really has no longevity or sillage. It's really disappointing. That is what I get for pretty much blind...
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    Re: Looking to buy Aramis Havana...too soon?

    Thank you for all of the birthday wishes! I decided to splurge and I bought the scent. I hope I am not disappointed!
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    Re: Looking to buy Aramis Havana...too soon?

    I think I will pick myself up a bottle of it. It is my birthday today after all!
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    Re: Receiving Body Kouros

    I am really looking forward to this scent. Thanks for the reassurance guys. I hope I do enjoy it and will definitely get back to you and give my "experience" with it!
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    Looking to buy Aramis Havana...too soon?

    I am very new to the cologne scene as some of you may have read my posts. I am looking to sell a few fragrances I no longer want to buy fragrances I do want (makes sense right?). The only cologne...
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    Receiving Body Kouros

    I am getting Body Kouros as a "blind" gift for my birthday from a friend. What can I expect it when I put it on? Will I be repulsed or delighted? I am turning 20 by the way!
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    Hilfiger Athletics

    I just got a free bottle of Hilfiger Athletics from a family friend. I remember the same person gave it to me about four years ago and I never gave it the time of day. I just sprayed it on the back...
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    Re: Diary Of A Newbie

    I called Sephora and they said they do the free samples but the woman made it sound like I had to try the cologne in the store and buy that same day. Any info on this?
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    Diary Of A Newbie

    Well I went to Sephora today and tested out some colognes that I would potentially buy. I am not nearly experienced enough to point out what notes I did not like in the fragrance but I did find some...
  91. Thread: Grey Flannel

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    Re: Grey Flannel

    Ok good. I see some members here give decent reviews on it but clearly I am much too young for this scent. I'll just stick with the Chanel Allure Sport and Body Kouros I will be getting for my...
  92. Thread: Grey Flannel

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    Grey Flannel

    For some reason an unopened bottle of Grey Flannel has been in my grandmothers possession for quite some time. Ever since she moved out I was going through my bathroom (used to be hers) and found...
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    Re: Applying cologne after shaving

    I also no longer spray on my wrists. I see no point in it really. It barely lasts on me as well. I remember reading a post where a member said they spray the back of their hands. I will only...
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    Applying cologne after shaving

    I am sure every single basenote member here has ran into this problem. You just get out of the shower after shaving your face, dry off your body, whatever you guys do. Go straight for the cologne...
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    Re: Your 1st Scent

    My first fragrance that I bought was Curve Wave. I barely used it and I am looking to get rid of it!
  96. I want to sell some fragrances but I feel as if I will be losing alot of money

    I know there is a specific forum for selling frags but that is not what I am doing just to be clear!

    Back in high school I made a few cologne purchases and had received some frags as a gift. I...
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    Re: Where do you go to test fragrances?

    Looks like I am headed to Sephora!
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    Re: Where do you go to test fragrances?

    I am looking to test Body Kouros, Rochas Man, Versace The Dreamer, Gucci Envy, Armani Code, and YSL L'homme for now. There is more on my list but I figured that since I am new to the cologne scene I...
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    Re: Where do you go to test fragrances?

    Well I live in New Jersey. Bon-Ton is nothing new but I do believe the chain has limited stores. I do have a Bloomingdales near me I could go to. I also have a Sephora and Macy's as well. Will...
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    Where do you go to test fragrances?

    I went to my local Bon-Ton in the mall today to test some of the colognes that I would potentially buy. The only one on my list that they had was Le Male. To be honest I loved the scent but it did...
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