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    Re: Fragrances that are you personified

    Or Black
    Tam Dao
    Basala
    Narsisco Rodrigues For Him
    Eau Sauvage
    Eau du Sud
  2. Re: Oakmoss Beasts: Versace l'Homme - Loewe Para Hombre

    Favourite Oakmoss beast... Lomani pour homme.

    Proving that cheap and quality are not necessarily mutually exclusive.
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    Re: The Great OR BLACK by Pascal Morabito

    There are very few scents that I love so much as "Or Black". If I only had to have one bottle... it would be this. Not the most beautiful, nor the most complex or outstanding, what it is is the scent...
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    Re: fragrances you associate with rain

    L' Heure Bleue was the answer that came immediately to mind, though Tam Dao would probably be my "go to" on a day like that.
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    Re: Your collection of colognes

    I "downsized" quite a few years back, switching my emphasis from quantity to quality. There's around 10 that get regular useage all year (the desert island stuff), and 10 more that get mixed into...
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    Re: Most authentic leather smell

    Best suede/new shoe smell - Pascal Morabito "Or Black"

    Best lived in saddle, complete with overtone of horse and steaks cooked on an open fire - Kolnisch Juchten.

    Best leather catsuit,...
  7. Re: Pick your day and night fragrances for a warm climate.

    Wear whatever you feel like wearing. I mean... I live there, all year round. If I stuck with what the common logic was regarding climate and fragrance selection I'd never own anything but citrusy...
  8. Re: If you had to choose 3 colognes to wear for the rest of your life....

    Or Black - morabito
    Antaeus - channel
    Santal Noble - MPG

    It's my island, if you don't like it keep on swimming.
  9. Re: What's the darkest scent that you know? And with dark I mean SUPER-DARK!!!

    Kolnish Juchten has the smokey... an almost meaty leather based on birch tar.
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    Re: Weak at the Knees

    Whatever my lady is wearing at the time.
    I dont think its the 'fume.
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    Re: help me extending my TOP CHEAPIES LIST, Bang for the Buck

    Lomani - Lomani
  12. Thread: I need Jasmine!

    by John.G
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    Re: I need Jasmine!

    The Bvulgari has definately been doing it for me lately. That's all I'm saying ( and all I need to)
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    Re: You can only keep 5 from your collection..

    Or Black
    Antaeus
    Or Black
    Antaeus
    hmmmmmmm... better take a spare bottle of Or Black.:laugh:
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    Re: Favorite LEATHER fragrance(s)

    Scandal
    Or Black
    Chanel Cuir de Russie... the vintage extrait
    Derby
    Tabac Blonde
    Kolnish Juchten
    Bandit.

    except for the first two the order changes periodically. Also Antaeus would have to...
  15. Re: SOTD -(Synchronized) Friday The 11th of Februaryr 2011 - An 80s Powerhouse

    Patou pour Homme
    .... any excuse will do:D
  16. Re: Lemon frag: D&G Masculine/Eau de Rochas/Hugh Parsons Yellow ?

    Annick Goutal Eau de Sud
    Annick goutal Eau d'Hadrien
    Monsieur Balmain
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    Re: Annick Goutal / Diptyque

    Both.
    Tam Dao and Eau de Sud are two that I keep full bottles of.
  18. Re: Has Drakkar Noir been diluted in reformulation?

    I wore Drakkar back in the day and agree that the current formulation has been watered down, for better or worse.

    However I recently tried the Classic Match ripoff version and can happily say that...
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    Re: In and Out of Fashion: Who's to Blame?

    I think both.

    Companies release new fragrances, one of them hits a chord with the buying public and is successfull, and every company then jumps on the bandwagon and tries to market similar...
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    Re: Why is Acqua Di Gio so popular??

    In my time... and this is going to date me here... I've wondered the same about:

    Brut
    Drakkar Noir.
    Cool Water
    ADG
    and here at least, GIT.

    People like stuff and they'll wear it. Lots of...
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    Re: Why is Acqua Di Gio so popular??

    + 1
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    Re: How many bottles would YOU buy ?

    mmmmmmm. not less then 10.

    20 wouldn't be unreasonable. Particularly if you were prepared to sell one off 40 years down the road to cover the cost of them. If its good, reasonably popular and...
  23. Re: Annick Goutal Hadrien all concentration and Flankers

    I'd sample first. I get the dreaded "bug spray" note from the cypress in the EDP. I didnt get that from the EDT.
    But longlivety is defiantely enhanced.

    I prefer Eau du Sud now
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    Re: Lady Gaga Perfume

    It was her insistance on using the stuff that was directly responsible for the reissue of polaroid film. No joke. She has enough clout to get film that had gone the way of the dodo back into...
  25. Re: 40 yr. old male with two nieces 12 and 14 when is it okay for girls to start wearing perfumes an

    I asked the same question not long back - little girl perfumes not being my forte.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/254443-The-glass-should-be-half-the-fun

    In about a fortnight I'll be getting...
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    Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Farmacia SS Annunziata Vanglia del Madagascar is well worth a try. Not a boozy vanilla, or a foody vanilla... just a straight vanilla vanilla.
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    Re: which one do you consider Sexy perfume

    Hmmm... so many women, so little time.

    Opium extrait ... so sultry, so provocative, so rarely done well.
    Aftelier Tango ... touseled sheets, tangled limbs, champagne flutes on the nightstand....
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    Re: Spicy, zesty, masculine rose?

    Imagine a solitary rose bush sat in the middle of a Sergio Leone western. Pascal Morabito's Or Black
  29. Re: What Would It Take to Fix the Fragrance Industry?

    I Agree totally.
    But I suspect the price of point 4 would be astronomical. Luxury fragrances made from the finest of ingredients would need to command luxury prices... just as they did back in the...
  30. Re: When did the watery-fresh-air fragrance trend start and with what name?

    Off the top of my head that would be Aramis New West.... about 1990 or so.

    hmmm.... make that 1988. And I can remember it being totally novel and different and well... nice. Should I admit to...
  31. Re: If Marine/Blue Scents were the trend for the 90's..Then ______ scents=The 2000's

    Aside from the fresh/ aquatic trend, the gourmand trend, the woody amber trend, the celebrity marketing trend... the one trend no-one has mentioned is the "ran by accountants and marketing...
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    Re: Where can I find BOOTS like this?

    Redwings... probably style 1177
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    Re: Urban Legend Scents

    Song of India also do that oil as a solid perfume
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    Re: Recommendations for the most HOT/HUMID places

    +1

    Secret is in the application. If it'd a big oriental sillage monster... dab with a cotton bud. A single spray may well be too much.

    Next thing is that a lot of what are regarded as cold...
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    Re: How Many Fragrances Should a Normal Man Have?

    hmmm... we're not going to count samples right??? I mean, anything less then a large decant shouldnt matter really.
    Or multiple bottles lest something important get discontinued or reformulated...
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    Re: The glass should be half the fun

    Many thanks ladies for the wonderful suggestions.

    I've organised samples and when they arrive I'll have a testing session for 4 girls in the 9 - 12 age bracket. After I come off the sugar high...
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    The glass should be half the fun

    I'm chasing some suggestions for a girly scent.

    Something that isn't inappropriate on a 12 year old.
    Something other then the standard twenty options at K mart.
    Something in a bottle thats...
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