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  1. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Azuree, Caron Third Man, Muscs Koublai Khan - thanks to a BNer!
  2. Re: a guy leaning towards 3 female scents

    In my experience, the average designer fragrance marketed to women is much better than the average designer fragrance marketed to men- especially if one leaves out the sophomoric pink stuff.

    A...
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    Who else loves Noir Epices?

    Orange, rose, black spices (clove, pepper) with a hint of freshness.

    Then the spices become hot.

    The dry down is cool and soothing with pleasant, fragrant memories.

    Perhaps it could have...
  4. Re: Where do decanters get / print those gold labels on their samples?

    I never understand why decanters do this. These labels often look bad on the decant bottles.

    Nothing like a simple handwritten label. Simple, elegant.
  5. Re: NOTE Fragrances 20% OFF Discount Code!

    Wrong forum.
  6. Re: What exactly is 'Royal Pineapple' in Aventus?

    This was informative, and made for good reading and a few laughs -thank you all for the posts! :smiley:
  7. Re: Your favorite Geranium and minty fragrance?

    Thanks for these suggestions!
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    https://getgoswimwear.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/20081030_aphex.jpg
    http://images.productserve.com/preview/0/3100/11/95/3111109511.jpg
  9. Re: Wondering about fake vs genuine cologne is this possible ?

    Likewise.
  10. Re: Your favorite Geranium and minty fragrance?

    Geranium pour Monsieur is perhaps one that would fit the bill most. I like it but not a fan as such.

    However, it's very thin. Need 10 sprays with this one.
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    Re: Dark strong and masculine

    A few suggestions -

    Aramis
    Antaeus
    Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    +1.

    Here we go.

    http://img14.deviantart.net/0f3c/i/2011/245/6/1/pineapple_man_commission_by_artisticenigma-d48ozro.jpg
  13. Re: Dior homme intense vs Dior homme parfum

    Perhaps you already got your answer, but Dior Homme Intense is by far the more powdery of the two.
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    Re: i cant help it....

    Great to have found THAT fragrance- it's a very good feeling. :smiley:
  15. What exactly is 'Royal Pineapple' in Aventus?

    This is perhaps the most appropriate forum to post this.

    Is it a special breed of pineapple that tastes better than the ordinary pineapples we buy?

    Can anyone tell me what exactly is a "Royal...
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    At first I read -

    "History is written by the whiners"!
  17. Poll: Re: Should Creed update their bottle design?

    Which bottles? The real ones or the fake ones?


    Personally I think the Creed bottles look very elegant, especially the 75 ml size. I feel no need for any change in the design.
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    Re: New Review Features

    Thanks. I second the suggestions Kaern, Diamondflame and Teardrop.

    As for the individual reviews, never any balloons please- and thank you!
  19. Poll: Re: Favourite Creed House Fragrance (Poll) ?

    Very different. But smells somewhat similar at a distance/on other people.
  20. Re: Summer Fragrance for a Gentleman Yogi ?

    CREED Himalaya.

    It made yogis out of ordinary gentlemen.
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    Re: Has anyone tried Cluedo?

    At first I thought we are talking about the board game.
  22. Re: best warm comforting designer fragrance?

    :lolk:

    Perhaps Eau des Baux.
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    Re: Which Dior?

    Fahrenheit. Always new, always different.
  24. Re: Bleu de chanel EDP or ysl lhomme

    None.
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    http://www.freakingnews.com/pictures/90000/Mr-Bean-as-Napoleon-90292.jpg
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    Re: 1980s

    The bottle looks like Patou pour Homme.
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    Re: Guerlain SDV

    That's sheer laziness on part of the posters. Spiritueuse Double Vanille by Guerlain is the fragrance being discussed in this thread.
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    Re: Guerlain SDV

    I have very recently obtained a decant of it, thanks to a generous BNer.

    It's good, but nothing great. I'm not a fan of the opening, as the floral note of rose seems a bit at odds with the rest...
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    Re: Compliment beast

    Awesome.
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    :lolk: good one!
  31. Re: Sprayer mechanism on New Creed Bottles

    Agreed. Love the earlier style Creed sprayers.

    From what I know, this variation is due to a change in the pair of hands that painstakingly handcrafts each CREED sprayer using only the finest...
  32. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair 4 oz bottle label is very cheap quality

    Couldn't agree more.



    :lolk:
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    Re: Post a picture of yourself

    http://www.punmiris.com/himg/o.7232.jpg
  34. Re: fragrances with sweet drydown that stay that way?

    Tobacco Vanille
    Musc Ravageur
  35. Re: Carolina Herrera CH vs Salvatorre Ferragamo F black pour homme vs Jacques Bogart pour homme

    Likewise.
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    Re: YSL fragrances by L'Oreal

    L'Oreal -

    YSL BEAUTÉ
    281, RUE SAINT HONORÉ
    75008 PARIS

    Pre- L'Oreal (last version before L'Oreal) -

    YVESSAINTLAURENT
    Parfums
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragnance

    Another excellent choice would be Dior Fahrenheit.
  38. Re: Finally got TdH, what a gem :)

    Thanks for this feedback.
  39. Re: Spicebomb fans: I'm on the verge of buying. Is it worth it?

    Not similar smelling, but (to an extent) in the same ballpark and much better IMO -

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme
    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme Extreme
    Eau des Baux
    Histoires de Parfums...
  40. Re: Current most underrated fragnance?

    fresh/citrus/light - Hadrien Absolu

    one night out clubbing - Polo

    romantic/date - Leather Oud/ Aramis
  41. Re: Where do decanters get / print those gold labels on their samples?

    I have heard that the CREED labels are actually sent to the decanters by CREED themselves.
  42. Re: Read any books you want to wear as a fragrance? Here is one...

    Yes, Trainspotting.

    On a side note, I've always wanted to wear the film Goodfellas as a fragrance.
  43. Re: Tsar by Van Cleef & Arpels - Still Good?

    Very good, IMO.
  44. Re: Finally got TdH, what a gem :)

    Glad to know you are enjoying it.

    I finished off a 75 ml bottle of Terre d'Hermes Parfum a couple of years back. It was good stuff, though nothing great personally speaking.
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    He he, you don't at all seem to like the site. :D
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    In fact I also go there mostly to look up the notes or some info that I cannot always find here.
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    Agree, and there are actually some very nice reviews by people who (I don't think) post here. But one has to sift through all the comments and questions and generally less useful reviews as others,...
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    Me, too.
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    Good point, never considered this.
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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    The forums look almost like a video game home screen.



    Absolutely agree about the 'debate/discussion' part. It almost looks like people playing Emoticon games- rather annoying.
  51. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Actually two days back- smelled Ambre Nuit for the first time.

    Gorgeous opening but it lost me from there on. Have to revisit.
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragnance

    SL Arabie is the best IMO!
  53. Poll: Re: Favourite Creed House Fragrance (Poll) ?

    Where is Love in White?
  54. Re: The Official "Who Finds Aventus At Best Mediocre ?" Thread

    +2.
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    Re: Best Skin Scents?

    Perhaps something like Bois d'Argent?
  56. Re: Tuberose and white floral for man

    Two more fragrances that might be worth exploring:

    Monserrat by Bruno Fazzolari: Tart, fruity, white florals (mainly jasmine), green, summery with a subtle vague rotten fruit skankiness about it....
  57. Re: Something like Versace Man Eau Fraiche but stronger

    I also do not get any similarity at all between the two in terms of how they smell.
  58. Re: Something like Versace Man Eau Fraiche but stronger

    Thanks for this insight. On the lower side of the price spectrum, the personal fragrances marketed to women are usually much better than the ones marketed to men in my experience.

    To the OP, you...
  59. Re: A fragrance that encapsulates a spring/autumn drive in a sports car in rural UK?

    Ralph Lauren Polo
    Green Irish Tweed
    Dior Granville
  60. Re: Something like Versace Man Eau Fraiche but stronger

    What is a 'female frag' ?

    What if it came in a bottle of Aventus?

    What if you decant it into an atomiser?

    It's only marketed to women, but is just as unisex as Versace Man Eau Fraiche....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th July 2015

    SOTD

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.18973.jpg
  62. Re: Something like Versace Man Eau Fraiche but stronger

    Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue, for a better quality Versace Man Eau Fraiche.

    NOT Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue for Men, which is terrible.

    I'm assuming you would look past the fact that it is...
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    Re: Just purchased Millesime Imerial

    :lolk:
  64. Re: Vetiver Fatal and Bal d afrique

    I tried the Byredo once and didn't care much for it, while I like Vetiver Fatal a lot.

    But most of these vetiver fragrances are not that tenacious.

    But then there is Tom Ford Grey Vetiver EdP...
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    Fragrantica Reviews....

    I sometimes go to Fragrantica to find information about a fragrance because it usually comes up first in the search. Sometimes I scroll down to glance at the reviews.

    I have observed many...
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    Re: Serge Lutens' Arabie: A Review

    It's hard to say what works for others, and personally I don't select what to wear based on occasions as such.

    Having said that, I would not wear it to an opera, and definitely not to any formal...
  67. Re: My most liked fragrances help me choose my next one :)

    +1.
  68. Re: aquatic with BRUTAL PROJECTIVITY?

    Acqua di Gio Essenza.

    It will project, but not smell obnoxious.
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    Poll: Re: Best date fragnance

    Depends on the date.
  70. Re: Spicebomb fans: I'm on the verge of buying. Is it worth it?

    It's okay, not that good. Not very bad either!

    Sample it more, and sample more other fragrances. You'll find your answer.
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    Re: chanel allure sport?

    The Chanel Allure Homme series - very average all of them, aren't they?

    Allure Homme Sport and Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme do NOT smell similar, so getting the other one would not be redundant...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th July 2015

    Love it, and definitely agree with this.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th July 2015

    SOTE

    http://www.fragrancex.com/images/products/parent/medium/744M.jpg
  74. Re: Robes08's Top 100 Designer Fragrances List

    No Azzaro pour Homme, Paco Rabanne pour Homme, Givenchy Gentleman, Eau Sauvage, Eau d'Hermes, Equipage, Chanel pour Monsieur, Givenchy Vetyver, Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme, Tsar, Jazz, Loewe...
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    Re: By Kilian travel Spray Atomizers

    Thank you so much for this informative post, much appreciated!
  76. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I think this fragrance is ridiculously overrated, and it is extremely mediocre.

    A clueless fragrance marketed to clueless people.
  77. Re: How many sprays of Spice and Wood?

    Or on me. Or on almost anybody, as one can clearly see from the thread.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Never heard of this "Double Arm Aventus Experiment", but I have tried it many times from testers, decants and official samples over the course of three years. Each one of them smelled just as...
  79. Re: How many sprays of Nuit de l'homme?

    0 sprays work best.
  80. Re: To those interested in fragrances Creed

    This should be in the Perfume Appraisals forum.

    Where did you buy the Aventus flacon?
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    Re: versace eros

    Just buy one fragrance - the original Azzaro Chrome at a discounted price.
  82. Re: Coralina - Oscar de la Renta. Absolute Masterpiece !!!

    Thanks David for your impressions. Will definitely look to sample this one when possible.
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    Re: Favorite 4711 type scent ?

    While not similar-smelling, Cologne Sologne and most of the Guerlain colognes are good options.

    In my experience it's best to look for a good quality traditional eau de cologne than one of the...
  84. Re: Decants vs vials vs samples vs splts...

    Vials= Little, sad, microscopic containers, usually made of glass.

    Sample Vial= The said vial filled with tiny drops of nondescript 'precious' perfumes that retailers want you to buy for $5 and...
  85. Re: Guilty pleasure: sweet, synthetic mess fragrances

    Michael Jordan Legend is a very nice one.
  86. Re: A*MEN original rubber or metal container? help please

    The metal containers are not as cool as the rubber flasks. :coolold:
  87. Re: Authentic Mainstream Rose Perfumes

    I don't know if you have tried it, but Rose by Paul Smith is quite nice. A bit sharp and quite green with a discreet but prominent fresh rose note.
  88. Re: Tuberose and white floral for man

    I don't know if you've tried it, but White Patchouli by Tom Ford could be something interesting. The caveat is while one can pick out the peony, the floral notes are in general densely blended....
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    Re: Spa-like Fragrances

    Why?


    Most probably will smell like a shampoo.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th July 2015

    SOTD

    http://mylusciouslife.com/wp-content/uploads/galleries/post-13118/full/Kiehls%20Since%201851%20Musk%20Eau%20De%20Toilette%20Spray.jpg
  91. Re: Nicolaï Patchouli Homme same as Nicolaï Patchouli Intense?

    Thank you, cacio. I have only tried the Patchouli Homme, and it's something I definitely want to have a bottle of. I was wondering whether the Patchouli Intense is much different or not. Thanks again!
  92. Re: Nicolaï Patchouli Homme same as Nicolaï Patchouli Intense?

    Ok, this is what I wanted to know. As always, thank you so much!
  93. Re: How many sprays of Spice and Wood?

    Ok, what's your frame of reference?

    EDIT: Anyways, doesn't matter. I wish it projected on my skin a third of as much as it does for you.
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    Re: Advice on citrus scents

    The current version of Diorella is still very nice.
  95. Re: How many sprays of Spice and Wood?

    Either you were wearing something else, or those people must have been high.

    In terms of projection, Spice and Wood is as timid as they come, lol.
  96. Nicolaï Patchouli Homme same as Nicolaï Patchouli Intense?

    Starting a new thread since I'm not sure there is an existing thread on this.

    Has anyone tried both the versions?

    I'm given to understand from some posts in some past thread that in this case...
  97. Re: Royal Exclusives from Creed ~ can the spray head on the bottle be remove for refill?

    True :lolk:
  98. Re: Royal Exclusives from Creed ~ can the spray head on the bottle be remove for refill?

    I think he was making the point that IF Creed made the sprayers removable then that would surely lead to many more 'Is My Creed Fake?' threads.
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    Re: Cologne for college student?

    In my experience, Gucci pour Homme is very meek and subtle. A few suggestions -


    Mugler A* Men
    Carven Homme
    Acqua di Gio Essenza
    L'eau Bleue d'Issey
    Lanvin L'Homme Sport
    Bentley for Men...
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    Re: Scent for stadiums

    Agree with this.
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