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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, February 3, 2013

    Black Suede Touch by Avon (deodorant)
    (this is already a good smell)
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    Egoiste by Chanel
    One might say that I am selfish today, for I have been wearing Egoiste lol.
  2. Re: What will be your valentines day fragrance?

    I don't celebrate, but my rotation dictates that I wear Kouros that day.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 25th, 2013

    Body Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent
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    Re: Most "smelled" in your area...

    I don't go clubbing, but I've heard 1 Million and Le Male are the most popular scents there, but that's obvious.
    It is extremely rare for me to smell anything in the city when I take walks - mostly...
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    Re: SOTD:Tuesday,January 15, 2013

    Chanel Antaeus
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    Re: SOTD:Sunday January 13, 2013

    YSL Kouros (full wearing) and
    Chanel Antaeus on the wrist.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, January 12, 2013

    My choice today: 4 sprays of Hypnotic Poison (non-vintage) EDT which, because of the exagerated sprayer mechanism, felt more like 8 sprays.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

    Chergui - Serge Lutens
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    Re: Jaipur EDP vs. Eau Sauvage EDP???

    Eau Sauvage 'Parfum' is a good scent, to my nose, but Jaipur Homme EDP is way above it, in all aspects (smell, projection, longevity). I have Jaipur Homme EDT, but I'm sure it beats Eau Sauvage...
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    Re: What is your #1 head turning scent?

    I don't want to praise a certain fragrance, but Hypnotic Poison gets noticed a lot when I wear it (also - only positive comments). The second best thing from my collection is Antaeus (but it also...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

    Kouros, the formulation before the most recent one (done by L'Oreal).
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    Re: how much do you spray?

    Super-mega strong fragrances (like Youth Dew, Kouros, Chergui, etc): 2-3 sprays.
    Moderately strong fragrances (like Hypnotic Poison EDT, The Dreamer, Egoiste, etc): between 4 and 6 sprays depending...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    A is for Aromatics Elixir by Clinique
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

    Serge Lutens Chergui on this 35C day.
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    Re: RIP Chergui (reformulation)

    It may have been reformulated, but it still smells better then anything in my collection.
    I like it the way it is.
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    Re: Avons Best Men's Fragrance

    that +1

    Black Suede Touch = delicious vanilla + pepper + woods
  17. Re: Your favourite mainstream Oriental/Gourmand... Ever

    I am aware that Shalimar sells very well for Guerlain, but no offence - compared to what AdG is for Armani...

    To andym72 - I understand that, but I was only refering to how popular they are....
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    Re: Which Bottle Size Do You Often Buy?

    It depends.. if it's a strong juice that I'm sure it won't be discontinued.. then I buy 50 ml.
    In a big collection, 50 ml will last 2 years or more. If you have a lot of scents, a bigger bottle...
  19. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    If I had 300 fragrances or so and money to spend, then I would certainly but Bleu de Chanel and use it 3 times a year or so as a fresh scent.
  20. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    all scents from my drobe EXCEPT Eternity and Allure Homme (they are pleasant but just that)
    In the future, I will (hopefully) never be without (even though I don't own):
    Rive Gauche Pour Homme...
  21. Re: Fragrances that can suck the oxygen out of a room

    I've never felt that (I mean fragrances that suck oxigen), but it might be disturbing for one to walk in my room right after I sprayed some Kouros.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 19, 2012

    House twin with Trauerkraut today ^^^ Chergui
  23. Re: Companies that really suck at naming their scents/releases....

    +1 Bond No. 9 - Andy Worhol Succes is a job in NY
    maybe companies that simply name their fragrances "oud"
    all the "pour homme's", "for hers" etc are also disturbing for an open minded fragrance...
  24. Re: Your favourite mainstream Oriental/Gourmand... Ever

    There are so many designer orientals/gourmands that I love, but it's easy to pick the best.
    Nothing beats the strange oriental smell of Opium (pour femme).
    I can't call scents like Opium, Egoiste,...
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    Re: nice scent

    Perhaps Dior Homme, but for me Egoiste by Chanel is pleasant with low projection after the initial blast. I'm shocked someone wants a scent with low projection here.
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    Re: Blekh synthetic frags are so awful

    Yes, I also find the overuse of white synthetic musks and iso e super disturbing. That woody-something drydown that is present is so many fragrances is also terribly unimpressive and booring for me....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 18th, 2012

    Sweet tobacco - iris - vanilla cocktail today: Versace The Dreamer
    and Black Suede Touch deodorant
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    Re: One or two sprays, amazing longevity.

    I get fantastic longevity with only 2 sprays from these:
    Chergui (I use 3 sprays, but I suppose 2 sprays are strong enough)
    Antaeus (but I use 3, 4 sprays for a long day)
    Kouros (2, very rarely 3...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 16th, 2012

    Today I'm in the delicious vanilla-something smell of Black Suede Touch by Avon (both deodorant and "EDT")
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    W is for Wall Street by Bond No.9
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 13th, 2012

    It's vanilla day for me... Hypnotic Poison (EDT)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 12, 2012

    Kouros
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    Re: New Fragrance: Calvin Klein - Encounter

    I will test it, just for fun if I cross paths with it or receive a sample.
  34. Re: I finally smell the civet in Kouros for the first time after many wears

    I don't care what's in it, but Kouros smells good. You inspired me - this will be my SOTD.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 10th, 2012

    SL Chergui
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

    I don't like it very much, but I am wearing Allure Homme. It's 40+ Celsius în Bucharest today (in the shade) and I'm enjoying the heat.
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    Re: Please recommend me...

    ^^^^ yes, specify what kind of fragrances do you like.. is it sweet and cloying (like A*Men or Hypnotic Poison), oriental (probably the best smelling category - read Jaipur homme, reviews), classic...
  38. Re: Next purchase: Rive Gauche PH or Live Jazz?

    Only smelled them on paper, but the menthe in Live Jazz does not correspond with my tastes. I choose Rive Gauche, but if you can't decide on which to buy, why not buy them both... ? It's still easy...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne Blaxk XS or CK Euphoria man

    Another vote for Paco's Black XS. However, that's a half decent scent the way I see (or rather smell) it. I recommend you buy something else from more serious fragrance brands. Sorry, it's just my...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 5, 2012

    I am quite selfish today - wearing Egoiste de Chanel
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 4th, 2012

    Body Kouros by... a brand owned by L'oreal.
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    Re: I've finally bought a niche fragrance

    I was already obsessed before I bought my Chergui.
    So many Fille en aiguilles suggestions that I'll remember it.
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    Re: I've finally bought a niche fragrance

    Thanks for the replies ! Cedre and Un bois vanille are now high on my test list. Even after some reviews they seem to be good stuff. My Chergui certainly has that compliment getter feel to it.
    I'm...
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    Re: I've finally bought a niche fragrance

    Thanks, hedonist. The designer fragrances world doesn't seem as good as I've seen it before. So many booring sport fragrances and that forced (pushed) selling of perfumes keep me away from buying...
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    I've finally bought a niche fragrance

    ... and after trying out some ELDO's and Luten's, I've decided to buy Chergui. :smiley:

    I needed a safe scent to begin my journey of discovery, and SL Chergui was more appealing then Ambre Sultan...
  46. Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    this + 1
    Black suede touch, but only considering its price
    Also, from what I have tested: Jaipur Homme, Rive Gauche
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    Re: Bvlgari Aqua or Cool Water Frozen?

    None.. go for something like Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree. It's fresh, good for the summer, but it also has a sweet side to it. Also... it has much better longevity and projection then what you...
  48. Re: Must have fragrances in every mans collection

    Chanel No.5 (EDP/Parfum)
    Opium by YSL ("female" version, the tall vintage bottle)
    Poison (vintage if possible)
    Jaipur Homme by Boucheron
    Egoiste
  49. Re: Can't believe that Paco has not come out with a 1 Million flanker?...

    You beat me to it. So I can only say... +1
    But that's so funny.. just imagine 1 Million Oud, probably in a different bottle (the current one is not pretty).
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

    Scent of the whole day, from 8 AM till whenever it fades away... I'm in Chanel Antaeus today !
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus

    A fragrance I can't wear without an elegant shirt.
    The beeswax note is just magical.. and very sexy. The quality and smell of this perfume must be niche-like. No grandpa smell.. I don't get that....
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    Re: What do you like but regret buying

    Unfortunately, yes, I regret buying CK Eternity and Chanel Allure Homme.
    I get very weak longevity from Allure Homme and I have to use 6-7 sprays to get decent projection, without exageration.
    AH...
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    Re: Notes/Ingredients you have issues with...

    Only with "menthe" as far as I know, both natural and (toothpaste) synthetic types, not even in small amounts. I don't want to smell like toothpaste.
    Also, I'm not a very big fan of coffe and...
  54. Thread: Body Kouros

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    Poll: Re: Body Kouros

    I'm late to respond, but I love BK.
    I've never received a single compliment on this one, though, and I use 5-6 sprays (in the summer fragrances can disappear if you sweat), that's strange. It's...
  55. Re: What to wear at a bar/club (to meet women)?

    Versace The Dreamer will work, but let it dry down.
    Chanel Antaeus smells so classy and strong that you will get compliments. I can't wear it without an elegant outfit.
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    Re: The actual popularity of fragrances

    In my country, it seems that about 9/10 of men wear bottled fragrances. Many don't even wear deodorant. They usually buy a bottle of whatever ultra-popular scent was being pushed that day at the...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, June 30th, 2012

    Very good choice, Candide !
    Today I've picked up the bottle of Body Kouros, created by the same perfumer, Annick Menardo.
    Her sweet vanilla fragrances are irresistable.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

    Body Kouros
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    Re: What fragrance has expensive smelling?

    From what I have, Egoiste smells really good, like I expect those hyped up niche fragrances to smell.
    From what I've tested, Jaipur Homme by Boucheron (EDT) seems to be the best quality designer...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    +1 Hypnotic Poison

    Seriously, this is my most complimented fragrance ever. It's strange, though, that I also receive male complients with this one, a lot of them. Guys very rarely comment on any...
  61. Re: What's the strongest fragrance from L'Artisan Parfumeur ?

    @ cacio - Timbuktu seems very interesting and I will buy it, even if it's without monstrous projection.
    As for Dzing!... that's a classic and must have niche frag.. or at least that's what I got...
  62. What's the strongest fragrance from L'Artisan Parfumeur ?

    If I wanted to buy a fragrance from this niche house, what would you recommend ?

    I care very much about longevity and projection and I've heard that many frags from L'Artisan have poor projection...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 20, 2012

    Today I'm wearing the only good fragrance from Versace - The Dreamer ... 7 sprays of it
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

    SOTD and SOTE - Chanel Antaeus
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

    SOTD - Black Suede Touch by Avon
    SOTE - 6 sprays of Egoiste
    The modern EDT is surprisingly weak and with modest projection, but it lasts.
  66. Re: New Fragrance: Diesel Fuel For Life L’Eau

    This can't be happening... but it is, another aquatic fragrance that happens to be a flanker of another fresh mainstream cologne.
    The original Fuel for Life smelled quite booring as it was.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 14th, 2012

    Today I went fresh (and mainstream) - Allure Homme by Chanel
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    Re: versace dreamer (i have a question)

    I have it and easy on the trigger means no more then 6 sprays, even in the warmer months. It's a skin scent if you give it some time, think we can all agree with that.
    Yes, of course it's good for...
  69. Poll: Re: Jaipur Homme by Boucheron - which concentration ?

    I don't care about the weather and I hate booring fresh smells.
    So, the EDT has more citrus in it ? I thought so, but not after a few hours when it dryes down to a heavenly smell.
    I remember now,...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 12th May

    +1 had this on all day and it's still present
  71. Poll: Re: Jaipur Homme by Boucheron - which concentration ?

    I'll test the EDP and EDT at the same time to get the best view. If something's more expensive and in "stronger" concentration, it's bound to smell richer with better ingredients... or at least...
  72. Poll: Re: Jaipur Homme by Boucheron - which concentration ?

    I'm not after the best longevity/projection, so I want to know: which version smells better ? The heliotrope and the divine vanilla notes are the things that attract me, rather then the woods....
  73. Poll: Jaipur Homme by Boucheron - which concentration ?

    First of all, I'm back after a lot of time on BN, but I've been reading all that time. I've also bought The Dreamer and Egoiste.
    I have tried this several times at Douglas and I must have it. It...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 15, 2011

    My SOTD is Dior's Hypnotic Poison

    Thanks to all the people who spared a few sprays of this frag in honour of my birthday (cte, Duc, D4N13L from what I remember).
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, 9-14-2011

    Christian Dior - Hypnotic Poison

    Love this stuff. I've got many compliments today.
  76. Re: Chanel Allure: Do I need Edition blanche when I already own Sport?

    I find it the best of the Allures. Owning Sport is not a reason to forget about Edition Blanche. It (Edition B) has better longevity, projection and smell. The Sport and the classic Allure Homme are...
  77. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Congrats on your purchase, cte ! It's an eau de parfum intense, sold in small bottles, so it was to be expected to be very strong and long lasting. It's nothing extraordinary to that. I mean......
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 1, 2011

    Eternity (men) for me today...
  79. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    There are other vanilla based fragrances marketed for guys like Body Kouros, Pi or The Dreamer and even Le Male has a lot of vanilla. There are threads about these kind of fragrances, so give a...
  80. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    It must be a new update, then, or even one that hasn't been launched yet. In some time there will be no more atomizer sprayer bottles. I hope they will also sell the elixir in 100 ml bottles in the...
  81. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Congrats ! I am happy that I helped you out. The new HP Elixir sprayer is not bad. The topics you've read were about the older, more unusual atomizer sprayer. The newer bottle has a normal sprayer...
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    Re: Hypnotic Poison!

    Well... congrats ! I also own it (the EDT version). It's so good I wore it 3 days in a row since I've bought it. It's one of the few female marketed fragrances I wear.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

    Still playing with Hypnotic Poison today.
  84. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    I don't know why they created it. I gave it a sniff a few hours ago and I've found it not very different from the original. I really like the almond note in the original, so it's not good that they...
  85. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    @cte -> this has indeed a massive impact both on women & men. It has no genre, by the way. If you like it, then the fact that it is marketed to women is NOT a reason for you to forget about it or not...
  86. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    It's 11 PM here and HP is still on my skin and noticeable too. I must be lucky that I get longevity out of this when some say it has poor longevity. I've used 4 sprays like 10 hours ago. This is...
  87. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Well that's not good. Fortunetly, I have the option to spray more so that I get decent longevity. 6 sprays may just work.


    That's very sad.
    In my case... everyone around me hates Kouros and...
  88. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Duc, thanks for the info. I am still worried that my Hypnotic EdT is short lived. I'll wear this a lot to see how long does it really last.
    How's longevity for the modern HP Eau de Toilette on you...
  89. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    No. The original Poison is totally different. They must have Poison and HP at the perfumeries so go and compare them if you want.

    d4N13L Elixir and Parfum are not the same. You are very lucky that...
  90. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Duc, I have the original EdT. I couldn't afford the Elixir. It is way too expensive at perfumeries (eg Sephora, Douglas). I've found some duty free shops, but they only had HP in the original EDT...
  91. Re: I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    Thanks, guys.
    I won't leave this for the females. Never smelled this where I live, so it is maximum originality here, especially on guys. In a place with a lot of booring designer scents...
  92. I've finally bought a bottle of Hypnotic Poison...

    ...and I am very happy of my decision. It's just divine & way above other designer scents. Here is the proof that I have it (that's the biggest bottle):
    http://tinypic.com/r/ayrcrt/7...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    Hypnotic Poison by Dior

    I've finally bought a bottle of this and I am very happy.
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    Re: bleu de chanel vs la nuit de l'homme

    Tried them both.
    La nuit de l'homme smells better. La Nuit is more original then Bleu.
    On my skin both have great longevity and projection, but I can't tell which is better because I only tested...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 19, 2011

    It's really hot outside so just a few sprays of
    Calvin Klein's Eternity
    and Nivea deodorant for me today !
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    WOW ! This must be the best thread on BN !
    I must have the smallest collection on BN. This is it, all I have: Kouros, Allure Homme, Eternity, Antaeus and I will recieve Dior Homme Intense and...
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    Re: What is the best inexpensive fragrance?

    Just to name a few...
    Most frags from the YSL house (especially Rive Gauche PH, Body Kouros and Kouros).
    Versace's the Dreamer
    Lalique's Encre Noire
    Givenchy's Pi
    L'Eau D'Issey & L'Eau......
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    Re: The longevity god

    I've discovered many longevity kings:
    YSL - Kouros for me is the longest lasting from this house (for men)
    - Opium FOR WOMEN EdP (EDT is good too) has shocking longevity, the EdP may even...
  99. Re: I think i have found my Holy Grail...have you....?

    No, and I don't think I ever will. My tastes change often. For example I used to think that Chanel's Antaeus is the best fragrance out there (you can see that in my review). It is still one of my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 9, 2011

    Deodorant of the day: Nivea Silver Protect
    Serious fragrance of the day: Chanel's Allure Homme

    Mr Berghia
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