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    Default Best Capucci scent for the office?

    Which Capucci scent is best for the office? - Opera IV, PH, R?

    Are there any that are more likely unsuitable for the office? If you can compare any of them to scents that are more talked about here, go for it. I am interested in trying a Capucci and am looking for some direction. And I could use an extra office fragrance.

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    I use R & PH at the office. Both are fairly "conservative" for office use. On me R projects a little more and also gets more compliments.

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    ....R!
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    "Wear R de Capucci" - Hirch Duckfinder

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    Quote Originally Posted by hirch_duckfinder View Post
    ....R!
    I thought that you would spend a little more time pondering your answer!

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    Capucci pour Homme is an inocuous and clean little citrus frag, granted, but beyond a shadow of a doubt the great and inimitable R de Capucci is my first choice.
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    They would all work very well at the office
    Opera IV is as modern synthetic type like a zillion others, ph is an underrated aromatic citrus, R is by far the most original and ingenous composition, but despite being a floral-leathery 1980s chypre it is so elegant and understated that it's easily the best choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoRoads View Post
    I thought that you would spend a little more time pondering your answer!

    . Annoyingly, I couldn't just post the one letter, the post has to be at least three characters long.

    All three would be fine for the office. I agree that opera iv is quite generic but I do think it is quite well made too. Capucci pour homme is indeed highly underrated. The fact that it remains in production after forty years speaks volumes. R is amazing.
    Last edited by hirch_duckfinder; 7th February 2008 at 08:34 PM.
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    Is "R" out of production?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    Is "R" out of production?
    I don't know now. Last I heard it was "still produced in very small quantities". That was some (four?) years ago. A couple of sites still stocked the 1oz size. Then last year, they all seemed to run dry and I assumed that was it. Seems to be back in stock now in a few places though.

    It is not produced by the current owners of the Capucci brand (who do produce pour homme), and apparently they don't know who does, if anyone. Maybe there is just a backlog of stock floating around? I wonder if anyone other than basenoters buy it.
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    "Wear R de Capucci" - Hirch Duckfinder

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    Quote Originally Posted by hirch_duckfinder View Post
    . Annoyingly, I couldn't just post the one letter, the post has to be at least three characters long.
    R!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hirch_duckfinder View Post
    ....R!
    Thanks to Hirch - I have to 10000% agree - I have two bottles of it now... the only frag in my collection of which I have 2 bottles!
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    Awesome - I ordered R. Thank you for all the replies!

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