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    Default Re: Hands down best fragrance?

    Too many to think of!!!

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    Honestly, I'd say Fahrenheit. It's so bold and evocative. L'Air du Desert Marocain comes close, for me. I just wish it were a bit more masculine rather than walking the unisex line so well.

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    Awe yeah. Their cover of When The Levee Breaks is OUTSTANDING.
    Current Favorites:
    Petit Matin
    Oud Wood
    Endymion
    Dior Homme
    Grey Vetiver
    Fahrenheit
    Royal Oud
    Interlude Man
    Hanae Mori HM
    Pomelo Paradis
    Original Vetiver
    Reflection Man
    1725 Casanova
    Aqua Universalis
    Tom Ford Extreme
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    John Varvatos Vintage
    Gucci Pour Homme II

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    i love taste of fragrance but don't want to smell like peppers all day. i also love aramis bermuda tonic but don't want to smell tropical all day. i guess the ever safe bvlgari pour homme which i love and reach for often when i can't decide what to wear.

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    Mine is 4 Voleurs from L'Occitane.
    Nothing else I've ever tried comes close to this long-lasting, versatile, amazing and captivating scent.

    It is clean enough for office wear, yet interesting enough for evenings.
    The citrus and herbs make it great for warm weather, but the cedar and cloves make it equally at home in the cooler months.

    It wipes the floor with every other fragrance I've ever tried. I've got 2/3 of a bottle left, and I'm safeguarding the hell out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pluran View Post
    Love these old threads when Basenotes used to be great.
    Do you mean when the pages used to load?
    I must have missed those halcyon days.
    But seriously, I'm really surprised no one has mentioned the "A" word here. And no I'm not going to mention it.

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    GIT, Aventus and Pure Malt. Can't pick one.

    Actually if I had a gun to my head and was told to pick one, I would go with Aventus.
    The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.

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    Quote Originally Posted by inc0gnito View Post

    Actually if I had a gun to my head and was told to pick one, I would go with Aventus.
    Guess I spoke just a little too soon.
    I'm not working with inc0gnito...really.

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    My tastes change over time, but for now Costume National Scent Intense and NR For Him Musc Collection EDP.

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    Santal Noble +3

    (also: Paco Rabanne PH vintage, Loewe Esencia and Guerlain Vetiver)
    My Top '10' : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Paco Rabanne pour homme (vtg)
    - Armani: Acqua di Gio Profumo
    - Davidoff: Leather Blend Edp
    - Ferrari: Essence Oud Edp
    - Dior: Fahrenheit (vtg)
    - YSL: Kouros (Fracheur)
    - Mancera: Cedrat Boise
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Knize Ten

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    One of my absolute favorites and also one of the best (if not the best) I ever got to know is Armani Eau pour Homme

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    In this fall and winter I have been used Aventus most, but if I have to think "best" fragrances, my opinion leans to Chanel Egoiste, L'air du desert Marocain and Acqua di Parma Colonia.

    Still, impossible to say only one, because it depends so much your mood, situation, season and so on.

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    My holy grail is Macassar by Rochas.
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
    (Marcel Rochas)


    Signature: Amouage Memoir Man vintage (Karine Vinchon-Spehner, 2010)

    Current top fragrances:

    Ungaro III [1st formulation "Made in France" ] (Jaques Polge/Francois Demachy, 1993)
    Narciso Rodriguez For Him (Francis Kurkdjian, 2007)
    Rochas Macassar (Nicolas Mamounas / Roger Pellegrino, 1980)
    Van Cleef & Arpels Pour Homme [vintage] (Louis Monnet, 1978)
    Domenico Caraceni 1913 (2007)

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    Today I'd say vintage Eau d'Hermes, but not hands down.

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    Puredistance M, nothing even comes close IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Partario View Post
    Frapin - 1697 limited 50ml absolu concentration

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    Wasn't aware this had been reformulated. How much does the current one differ?
    I can't swear by it as perceptions change, but when I tried a fresh bottle recently, it got linear very quickly. I remember being knocked out by it's subtle changes of velvety smokiness years ago -- it seems thinner now.

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    At this moment Bois d'Argent

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    Xerjoff Casamorati 1888: Lira.

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    PROFVFVM ROMA: DVLCIS IN FVNDO

    Great gourmands to the true vanilla/caramel lovers out there!

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    Pure Distance M
    Fall Rotation:
    Clive Christian X
    By Kilian Straight to Heaven
    Dior Homme Intense
    Xerjoff Casamorati 1888
    Xerjoff Richwood
    Creed Original Santal
    Creed Bois du Portugal
    Guerlain Tonka Imperial
    Davidoff Zino
    Roja Dove Creation E
    YSL Body Kouros
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin


    "Waste time wondering which "cologne" pulls better, and your genes will spread only by accident. A perfume should be right for the man, not for the job"
    Luca Turin
    Currently wearing: Interlude Man by Amouage

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    Patou pour Homme.
    Currently wearing: KL Homme by Lagerfeld

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