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    Default What are your favorite discontinued colognes?

    mine are:

    Monsieur Lanvin
    Lacoste Eau de Sport
    Monsieur Worth
    Monsieur Balmain (original formulation)
    Jacques Fath Green Water (original formulation)
    Gres Pour Homme
    Chanel for Men (original formulation)
    Patou Pour Homme
    Patou Pour Homme Prive
    Jean Patou Monsieur Net
    Eau de Patou
    Gres Monsieur
    Monsieur Lanvin Lavande
    Monsieur Lanvin Figaro
    Monsieur Lanvin Vetiver
    Last edited by sniffman; 14th June 2009 at 02:19 AM. Reason: misspelling of the word "your"

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    Egoiste Cologne Concentree
    Spring/Summer Wardrobe: vetiver extraordinaire, rose 31, terre d'hermes!

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    Polo Crest for me.
    Gary

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    Fendi Uomo
    Venezia Uomo

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    Eau de Monsieur by Annick Goutal
    Check out my blog Pour Monsieur, a no-nonsense guide to men's fragrances:
    http://pourmonsieurblog.blogspot.com/

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    Patou Pour Homme (Oh please come back!)
    B*MEN
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    Havana
    Havana Reserva
    D&G - By
    Kouros Fraicheur
    Davidoff Relax
    Patou PH Prive
    Last edited by KMF; 13th June 2009 at 03:42 AM.

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    I might get Carpel Tunnel on this thread.

    Copper by Countess Mara
    Polo Crest
    Versare p Homme (1984)
    Zaharoff
    Cuiron by Mugler.
    B-Men
    Giorgio VIP Special Reserve
    Ungaro
    Portos


    I may have more.

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    EL Metropolis

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    I can now safely say Havana

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    D&G By Man.
    Patou Pour Homme.
    Patou Pour Homme Prive.
    Lagerfeld KL Homme.
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    Chanel Antaeus (the original)

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    Desir by Rochas
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    Havana
    Black Cashmere
    Chaos
    DKMen
    Feeling Man
    Patou PH (i have not tested this yet.. but I will like to know how this smells)

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    liz Claiborne - Candies

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    Horizon by Guy Laroche

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    Another vote for D&G By. What were they thinking to discontinue this gem?
    But reading the lists above makes me sad... so many great fragrances I'll probably never experience.

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    Lynx Oriental, Java, Inca, Atlantis and Musk in the UK.
    My Current 5 stars..... Brut, Lynx Java, Lynx Oriental, Lynx Musk, Lynx Inca, Lynx Fever, Addiction Spice Fire, Hugo Energise, Sean Jean Unforgivable, Burberry Touch, Jean Paul Gaultier Le Mâle, cKBe & cK1

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    Quote Originally Posted by sniffman View Post
    mine are:
    Monsieur Lanvin
    Lacoste Eau de Sport
    Monsieur Worth
    Monsieur Balmain (original formulation)
    Jacques Fath Green Water (original formulation)
    Gres Pour Homme
    Chanel for Men (original formulation)
    Patou Pour Homme
    Patou Pour Homme Prive
    Jean Patou Monsieur Net
    Eau de Patou
    Gres Monsieur
    Monsieur Lanvin Lavande
    Monsieur Lanvin Figaro
    Monsieur Lanvin Vetiver
    "What a strange question" I first thought. But seeing your list now - I am impressed. I don't want to be unduly curious regarding you age. A new member at basenotes can of course be a matured perfumista ! You sure know what was perfect for men in the twentieth century! Wish I knew them all myself! But I do have a small amount of Lanvin's old Vetiver, plus their Monsieur, and Gentleman. Unsurpassed!

    My biggest (lost) treasure is Chanel's Cuir de Russie (from the sixties). A shame what the mere shadow of that one costs nowadays !
    Last edited by narcus; 13th June 2009 at 01:08 PM.
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    Oleg Cassini for Men
    Jovan Grass Oil for Men
    Tumulte pour Homme

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    Versailles pour Homme
    Havana
    Grass Oil
    Bill Blass
    Monogram - Ralph Lauren

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    Cuiron

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    Casual Friday by Escada,
    Nemo by Cacharel,
    Ungaro I,Relax by Davidoff,
    Deep Forest by Bogner.
    It's never too late to mend.

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    My heart was broken when they decided to discontinue Coriolan by Guerlain. I love it very much and luckily I still have another 2 full 50 ml. bottles in my stock.

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    I'm a new member of basenotes, and by way of explanation, I like retro frags. I recently received an old splash bottle of Monsieur Rochas. By way of comparison, I also have the reformulated version (pink color). The older version (gold color) has a much more mature presentation. I have to agree with the reviews stating that the newer version has a candylike odor. Therefore, I have to add Monsieur Rochas (old version) to the list.

    I also must apologize for bumping up another topic on these boards. Sorry, Chris!

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    Jacomo Eau Cendree and, you wouldn't believe this, Benetton Colors for Men vintage (the original black bottle, not the blue that is now available). It was probably the first cologne I bought back in the eighties and if a bottle was available today I' d pay 200+ euros to get it. It was so unconvetional that they had to remove about 80% of its notes (mostly basenotes) and reissue it as the blue bottle version. A powerhouse oriental that could very well be a niche fragrance today.

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    I second Eau de Patou, Nemo and Tumulte PH
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    Eau Noire - the stock is being depleted slowly day by day and sadly will never be replenished!

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'aventurier View Post
    Eau Noire - the stock is being depleted slowly day by day and sadly will never be replenished!
    This is a very puzzling statement about a fragrance still in production...or is there some recent bad news I missed getting ???
    Last edited by narcus; 14th June 2009 at 12:03 PM.
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    Guerlain
    Atuana
    Djedi
    Ambre (I have never smelled these last two. But might just murder for a sniff !)

    Chanel -
    Cuir de Russie
    Egoiste

    Jean Desprez -
    Bal a Versailles (extrait)
    (and Versailles Pour Homme, too actually !)

    D.Karan
    DK Fuel
    DK Unleaded

    Tan Giudicelli
    Annam

    Houbigant
    Ambergris
    Last edited by Sybarite; 14th June 2009 at 11:47 AM.

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    DK Fuel has been re-marketed in a new bottle exclusively at Harrods

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sybarite View Post
    Guerlain...Ambre (I have never smelled this one. But might just murder to be able to !)
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    DK Fuel has been re-marketed in a new bottle exclusively at Harrods
    Ah yes "cpk" - But it's that old (limited edition) "cool" bottle that I would much rather have ! (The jus is also just ever so slightly modified )

    If you need an accomplice, I'm your man
    (LOL) Trufflehunter Cheers mate, ... I will keep that in mind ! An extra pair of hands is always, er ... handy ! (LOL) ... Wouldn't it be f*n amazing ??? I often wonder just where a bottle might be hiding !
    Last edited by Sybarite; 14th June 2009 at 11:38 AM.

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    Patou pour homme- heard so much about this one ever since I started logging in to BN.

    hmm...Jovan Grass Oil for Men sounds interesting!

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    Francesco Smalto PH

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    Private number - Aigner
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    Gucci Nobile
    Versace Metal Jeans
    Estee Lauder Metropolis
    Last edited by nflpats; 15th June 2009 at 12:59 AM.

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    Havana Reserva
    B*Men

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    Quote Originally Posted by KMF View Post
    Kouros Fraicheur
    I didn't know this was discontinued! Treason!

    Versus/Versace

    Ungaro II
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    I don't have extensive experience with discontinued fragrances but I would say B*Men (didn't they bring this back?) and Horizon by Guy Laroche.

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    Coriolan

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    The original Calvin


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    PHILEAS by Nina Ricci
    BLEND 30 by Dunhill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trufflehunter View Post
    Another vote for D&G By. What were they thinking to discontinue this gem?
    But reading the lists above makes me sad... so many great fragrances I'll probably never experience.
    Thats the saddest thing I've ever heard ):
    I don't buy discontinued fragrances: I'm afraid I'll love it too much only to have it lost for ever; reduced to being experienced only through the basenotes directory.
    Spring/Summer Wardrobe: vetiver extraordinaire, rose 31, terre d'hermes!

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    Orris by Tauer
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    I would like to see available:

    Patou Pour Homme (and some of the 'cocktail bar' series).
    The original Houbigant Fougere (?) the one that gave us the name fougere . . .
    Guerlain Apres L'Onde Parfum Extrait

    OK - a year and a half later and Houbigant have happily obliged with a re-issue of Fougere Royale that apparently does it's damnedest to stay true to the original - nice

    I have since located Patou Pour Homme, Eau de Patou and Maxims Pour Homme - all amazing. I would also like to try the Patou Prive PH, sounds like a lost classic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jss View Post
    PHILEAS by Nina Ricci
    BLEND 30 by Dunhill
    I second Blend 30--it was great stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oviatt View Post
    I second Blend 30--it was great stuff!
    My vote also for Blend 30!
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    Ungaro I & II
    Gucci Nobile
    S.T.Dupont Signature
    Versace Metal Jeans

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    Gucci Nobile and Rush
    Polo Crest
    I never got to smell curion
    others
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    I would have to say that out of all the discontinued colognes my favorite is still Woods by Abercrombie. It was such a sad day when I found out it was discontinued
    Who Else Loves Discontinued Perfumes?

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    Patou Pour Homme
    Paul Stuart Signature Fragrance

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    DK Men
    Dunhill '34

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    Balafre
    Siecle
    Macassar

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    Giorgio VIP Special Reserve
    My wife always loved this. I have the last 5-10 ml of a bottle left and only use it on nights out without the kids.

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    Atien by Atien. It is a favorite of my husband's and has been discontinued for at least 15 years now. He can sometimes find it on ebay but it is tough.

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    Gucci Nobile
    Both Patous
    Kouros Fraicheur
    the Original Egoiste (not the new colored water stuff)
    Creed Vintage Tabarome
    Vintage Tabac Blond

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    Quote Originally Posted by RCavs View Post
    S.T.Dupont Signature
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    As far as I know, Signature is still in production, but if you are right I should start getting nervous because I an down to less than a third of the bottle and I would really miss it
    Ungaro II, I am out now, still available but hard to find.
    Indian Vetiver by BBW, (it smelled identical to Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver but at one tenth of Tom's price). Fortunately I stashed 8 bottles before it disapeared from the market, I am down to 5 now.
    Halston 1-12, I have 3 bottles left, but still can be found at Marshall's and ebay.
    Tom Ford's Black Orchid Voile de Fleur, I have 3 bottles left and still available in ebay.
    G Laroche's Horizon, 3 bottles left but still available in ebay.
    Cigar Aficionado, down to my last bottle, but still available in ebay.
    Fendi Uomo, down to my last bottle, but still available in ebay. (The original FU, not the reformulated one).
    Sashka Black by Martine Micallef, down to my last bottle, but still available in ebay.
    Tobacco Flower by The Body Shop, was my signature fragrance for years, after discontinued I stashed 11 bottles and now I am down to my last. Can't be found no matter how hard I try.
    Witness by Jacques Bogart, down to my last bottle, but still available in ebay.

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    I always say Polo Crest or Jil Sander Feeling Man.....I must also add Zanzibar by Van Cleef & Arpels!!!
    Gary

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    Default Re: What are your favorite discontinued colognes?

    DK Men, Iquitos, Ungaro III (original), By Men, Gucci Nobile, Casual Friday, and of course Kouros Fraicheur.

    I would say KL Homme, Calvin (Calvin Klein's original men's fragrance), Fendi Uomo, Yohji Homme, and Salvador Dali Pour Homme, but I own several bottles of each so I need not worry
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