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    Default One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Name the one that you consider a must have. Just One please. I will update the OP to keep a list of most popular ones as a reference for all of us and especially for new comers.

    Samsara for me

    Winners so far:
    1) L'Heure Bleue
    2) Balenciaga PH
    3) Samsara and Shalimar
    4) Kouros and Bel Ami
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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    L'Heure Bleue for me.

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Quote Originally Posted by Bonnette View Post
    L'Heure Bleue for me.
    Wonderful stuff.

    Since the OP specifies 'one' vintage, I'll say Chanel's Cuir de Russie.

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    Givenchy Insense

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    L'Heure Bleue for me too. I don't wear it so much, but the thought of running out brings me out in a cold sweat and I hoard the stuff.

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Chanel Pour Monsieur is my answer today. I love something that's both light and strong; at least strong in terms of longevity and development.

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Quote Originally Posted by Bavard View Post
    Chanel Pour Monsieur is my answer today. I love something that's both light and strong; at least strong in terms of longevity and development.
    I would have guess Antaeus for you .
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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Tiffany for Men Cologne. An absolute masterpiece.
    “The unnatural and the strange have a perfume of their own.”
    - Fernando Pessoa

    Check out my swap thread.
    Currently wearing: Pour Un Homme by Caron

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    A more vintage formulation of Armani Eau pour Homme personally found and purchased sometime ago

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    Kouros! (as long as it has metal shoulders but original vintage preferred)
    My Top '11' :

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Azzaro: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Tom Ford: Ombré Leather
    - Guerlain: Héritage (vtg)
    - Mancera: Red Tobacco
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraîcheur)
    - Armani: Acqua di Gio Profumo
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Hermes: Terre d'Hermes
    - Amouage: Interlude

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    Dunhill EDITION
    Very clearly a case for corn flakes and classics

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    L'Heure Bleue extrait.

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    Gengis Khan
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    Après L'Ondée , Cabochard, Fleurs de Rocaille (Whoops, that's 3)

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    After seeing multiple responses, I now feel I have to try L'Heure Bleue.
    “The unnatural and the strange have a perfume of their own.”
    - Fernando Pessoa

    Check out my swap thread.
    Currently wearing: Pour Un Homme by Caron

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    Signoricci – just... perfect.

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    D&G pour homme --- all time favorite of mine....cant get enough of it....!
    Currently wearing: Supremacy Silver by Afnan

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    givenchy gentleman
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    Venezia Uomo

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Giorgio for Men.
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4)
    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6)
    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Ysl - La Nuit de l'Homme, found and bought a formulation of 2010, simply amazing.

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    Dior "FAHRENHEIT"
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Shalimar
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Damn...To select one & betray all others

    Easily Eau Sauvage edt vtg for me (followed by Jules & Ebene de Balmain & Furyo &....)
    Currently wearing: Cedrat Boise by Mancera

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Easy one,
    Bel Ami
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slayerized View Post
    Kouros! (as long as it has metal shoulders but original vintage preferred)
    Very well said.
    Me too exactly!
    My all time favorite:

    Dior Fahrenheit
    Currently wearing: Lomani by Lomani

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    Quote Originally Posted by Chillionare View Post
    Easy one,
    Bel Ami
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    I need to get this.
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    Guerlain Habit Rouge
    Currently wearing: Lui by Mazzolari

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    Default Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    I'll never be without Vintage Samsara EDP (80's) or Vintage Shalimar Extrait (60's-70's).

    I need to get my nose on some others, but taking it slow...trying to figure out what may have triggered the massive migraine "infestation" after I purchased a huge amount of vintages last year.

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    Balenciaga Pour Homme




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