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    Re: Best ROSE themed fragrance for men/uni

    Lyric Man
    Aramis 900
    Portrait of A Lady
    Oud Ispahan
    Déclaration D’Un Soir
    PHI Une Rose de Kandahar
    Incense Rose
    Rose Ikebana for a bright crispy rose
    Toy Boy only if you can go past the...
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    Re: Can you wear Interlude Man in the summer?

    I can’t wear it even under water.
  3. Poll: Re: Better name for this scent? French Lover vs Bois d'Orage

    Indeed. French Affair is by Ex-Nihilo. I like the name so much better.
    Bois d’Orage translates better the smell of the Malle. French names are usually better, even when their translations are lame...
  4. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Wow! Perfect description!
    And thank you about my collection. Liked your as well.
    From IsoE Fahrenheit Summer! Wow I wish I was really stealing it. Hahaha.
  5. Poll: Re: Better name for this scent? French Lover vs Bois d'Orage

    French Lover:

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    Puritanism was never a strong current around here (where I live), though.
  6. Poll: Re: Better name for this scent? French Lover vs Bois d'Orage

    :grin:
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    Re: Pure Malt in the summer?

    How our tastes can change. Now I find it more wearable in summer than Pure Havane and am liking it better than Havane. Not very long ago Malt was my least favorite among the ones I have.
    And now I...
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    Re: summer chypre fragrances

    The new versions are too. Not sure if it would be considered chypre still by some puritans though.
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    Re: summer chypre fragrances

    Aramis 900.
  10. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    One of Amouage’s gems.
  11. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    I’d suggest you Xocoatl from the house if you don’t know it yet. Fueguia is a pretty artisanal brand and I’m not sure if they have batch variations.
  12. Re: Prada – Luna Rossa Eau de Toilette ( Must for Lavender Lovers ? )

    Safe blind buy and bland. And this is coming from a person who likes Prada style.
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    Re: A Lounge for us "Under Sprayers"

    And people thinking it’s a joke when we say 1/4 of a spray.

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    Re: A Lounge for us "Under Sprayers"

    Hahaha! Nice thread. Lately I’m “underspraying” a lot. I pass through low tolerance to fragrances sometimes and right now I passing through one of these times.
    Right now two spays of Guerlain Herba...
  15. Re: Voyage d'Hermes - EdT or Parfum, if I can only get one?

    I have both and as a coincidence I was wearing Parfum yesterday. I find the EDT better, with brilliant opening. Underrated classy scent. Maybe a karma carried by office-friendly scents.
    If you...
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    Re: Brands with refillable bottles

    Does someone know if the Voyage D’Hermès refill bottle comes with a new spray for the old bottle (like what happens with Kilians’)?
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    Re: best aromatic designer fragrance

    Cartier Déclaration, Paco Rabanne XS and +1 for Voyage D’Hermès.
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    Re: perfumes similar to kenzo pour homme

    Ferrari Extreme.
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    Re: Great contrasting scents recommandation needed!

    Wonderoud is very close to Wonderwood. You should give it a try.
  20. Re: The perfect fragrance for a certain protagonist in a movie - (Don´t take this thread too serious

    Oh, right! Now I saw what bottle you are referring to. In one of the pictures we can barely see it. Just in the other it’s clearly visible. Nice!!!
    Thanks!
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    Re: New Louis Vuitton - Imagination (?)

    A lot of the latter offerings sound like fresh perfumes.
    The last time I tried LV fragrances they were skin scents.
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    Re: Roja vs Clive Christian

    Are you ready?

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  23. Re: The perfect fragrance for a certain protagonist in a movie - (Don´t take this thread too serious

    Nice! Thanks for letting us know. Unfortunately I couldn’t find any picture of this bottle to compare. All I could find were dark green ones. I couldn’t find any translucent with dots or white. Maybe...
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    Re: Great contrasting scents recommandation needed!

    These fragrances can be very interesting.
    In Amouage Lyric Man I get a soapy/clean smell at the same time there’s a dirty note.
    In Comme des Garçons Wonderoud I get bitter and sweet notes at the...
  25. Re: The perfect fragrance for a certain protagonist in a movie - (Don´t take this thread too serious

    And Caron Pour Un Homme, beyond one or two other fragrances I couldn’t identify.
    BTW I loathed the movie.

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  26. Re: The perfect fragrance for a certain protagonist in a movie - (Don´t take this thread too serious

    Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde- Tom Ford Tuscan Leather or Lolita Lempicka Fleur du Corail
    Gal Gadot in Wonderwoman- Sisley Eau du Soir
    Anthony Hopkins in Red Dragon (despite not being the...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Moschino Toy Boy coming from a SA at Decathlon. Nice! Could smell it through the mask and in the corridor in his absence. These new “Amber” notes (ambroxan and ambermax) really give perfumes great...
  28. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Thought you had already tried it and was searching for what you said, but couldn’t find the day I tried it. It seems you didn’t try it until that day. As a coincidence you tried right after me. ...
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    Re: Similar to fleur de male

    Yes, they are somehow related. Fahrenheit 32 was supposedly inspired by FdM.
    Try Xerjoff Oesel. It was the one I got a similar vibe from.
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    Re: Layering on top of TF's Tuscan Leather...

    I first thought you really layered them. I’m not sure I would consider this a layer, but you got me curious. Two of most hyped fragrances in the little fragrance world.
  31. Re: blind buy recommdtions ( Kenzo PH, ADG Profondo Blue, Bvlgari AQVA )

    Kenzo Homme if it really is from 1991 or any batch from the 90’s or early 00’s despite I don’t know Jimmy Choo or the Hanse Mori (so I don’t know if my opinion will be that helpful).
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    Re: Has anyone tried Moschino Toy Boy for men?

    It’s indeed nice. It’s me that is overly sensitive to ambroxan.
    I thought the note was new in the industry but someone here told it isn’t. It makes me wonder if I have any perfume with it that I...
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    Re: Similar to fleur de male

    Hard. From the top of my mind, Joop!Homme. I tried anything niche once that reminded me of it. Will try to figure out what it was and come back later.
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    Re: Gucci Envy now 1,150.00

    LOL! Don’t give people wrong ideas. You have no idea on how many sick bastards read this.
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    Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    Well, at least things are getting controlled with restrictions where they gotta be. The rhythm of vaccination is so slow in most of the world, except maybe for Israel and UAE (I believe some little...
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    Re: If you have to choose a perfume for me ? (:

    Excellent suggestion, hednic. Chanel Les Exclusifs is a nice series for her to try. Frederic Malle L’Eau d’Hiver too.
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    Re: Acqua di Parma - why so little love?

    Hahaha, cool! “Indeed, more love, but no fanatics!”
    I was thinking about this last week. In the past Creed used to be the house that caused heated discussions with puerile fanatic followers...
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    Re: New: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme Eau Electrique

    Wow! How many % of Germans are already vaccinated? Thought things were already back to normal over there!
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    Re: Gucci Envy now 1,150.00

    A discontinued Gucci. Not surprising at all.
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    Re: Gucci Envy now 1,150.00

    I wouldn’t pay not even the original price or the price of it in grey market when it was still in production. Never was a fan of it or of Rush. Most Gucci male fragrances are not good to me.
    I...
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    Re: Has anyone tried Moschino Toy Boy for men?

    I got the similarities to CH Men in the middle notes. Has something of Chloè de Chloè too. Unfortunately the base has tons of ambroxan or anything that smells like it. It was very good until that....
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    Re: Acqua di Parma - why so little love?

    Maybe they aren’t beast mode enough or pricey enough to receive the ticket to the premium stage. Or maybe they need better marketing strategies.
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    Re: Modern Masculine Lavender Fragrance

    I also get the similarity.
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    Re: Xerjoff Naxos........What a beauty !!

    Call me lazy and give me Pure Havane every day.
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    Re: Modern Masculine Lavender Fragrance

    + 1 for Encens et Lavande, L’Occitan, Masculin Pluriel and Alexandria II. Gris Clair is overly cloying but it’s worth trying based on what your are looking for.
  46. Thread: Scent of a Mullet

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    Re: Scent of a Mullet

    The 80’s were a nebulous time in music and style.
  47. Re: Acqua di Parma Best 3 Treasures current available 2021

    Hard. I find it a very nice house for fresh fragrances.
    Colonia Pura, Fico di Amalfi, Ebano (ECC), Quercia (ECC), Oud (ECC), III and Arancia di Capri.
  48. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Love both EDT and Parfum. People usually find it bland. Love this pure class bland perfume. It’s not always I’m in the mood for being “the perfume guy”. This one fits perfectly these situations yet...
  49. Re: what is the specific problem with keeping your fragrance in bathroom?

    It’s cause I have trouble deciding which one I will carry to take a shower with me.
  50. Thread: Scent of a Mullet

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    Re: Scent of a Mullet

    I was a bit confused when I saw this hair being called mullet. It looks like Mick Jagger’s hair in the 70’s. I think mullets are something from the 80’s no?
    Mullets to me are so cheesy. Not the case...
  51. Re: Cartier Declaration VS Terre d'Hermes Eau tres Fraiche VS Bigarade Concentree.

    Déclaration. An underrated gem .
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    Re: What is your favourite Issey Miyake fragrance?

    I wouldn’t say the best, but the most unique I know. I have to try it again to check out if it’s the best. It’s worth trying if you can.
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    Re: Most worn in April 2021

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    Re: I need help identifying some perfumes

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Best aquatic / fresh ambergris fragrances

    Un Jardin Sur Le Toit
    Sel Marin +1
    Kenzo Pour Homme.
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    Re: Latest Chanel - Paris-Edimbourg!

    Now I know why I think they look cheap:

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    Re: Latest Parfums De Marly - Pegasus Exclusif!

    How I imagine Pegasus Exclusif:

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    Re: What is your favourite Issey Miyake fragrance?

    I’m a bit outdated about the flankers of the Isseys. The lack of creativity regarding the design and names bothers me to the point of not trying them. It’s stupid, I know. I will try the undo this...
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    Re: Latest Chanel - Paris-Edimbourg!

    I can’t argue with that. Those Casamoratti bottles look like cheap plastic toys in pictures. At person they are very beautiful. I was like “WTF??!!!”. when I saw them. Even the yellow looks very nice.
  60. Thread: Chanel Egoiste

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    Re: Chanel Egoiste

    Thanks a lot! Now I’m almost sure it was the EDT I tried. If I’m not mistaken it was indeed at JFK. I believe it was the oakmoss that was responsible for the greatest part of the “Wow” factor on me....
  61. Thread: Chanel Egoiste

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    Re: Chanel Egoiste

    How different are the openings of Pour Monsieur Concentree (EDP?) and the EDT? I’m not sure anymore which one I tried. I just remember feeling one of the best openings I’ve ever felt!
  62. Re: Why is the Iris note different in Prada L'homme and Dior Homme?

    Beyond what people said above some notes have different facets and the perfumer can play with that. Other notes can be extracted by different parts of a plant: i.e. violet can come from violet leafs...
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    Re: Latest Chanel - Paris-Edimbourg!

    These bottles look so cheap! They don’t even look minimalist. They look really cheap. Awful design.
  64. Thread: Is this for real?

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    Re: Is this for real?

    When you press the sprayer does it make a horn noise?
  65. Thread: Pick 1

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    Re: Pick 1

    You’re under influence of Danny Mitchell. I’m sure he put some drugs in your drink! :grin:
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    Re: Cartier Pasha question

    Not sure if any Cartier has suffered any deep reform.
  67. Re: Blind buy ( Polo Sport, Eternity Edp, Versace Eau Fraiche, Eau de Rochas )

    Eau de Rochas Pour Homme and Bvlgari Pour Homme Extreme would be my pick.
  68. Re: Tom Ford 'Resort Collection' - return of Neroli Portofino & Mandarino Acqua, Oud Minerale & more

    The perfumers could at least reveal the formula of some discontinued gems, like what was done with Amber Absolute.
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    Re: What is the ideal scent for a dandy?

    Now it got me curious and maybe the other member was kidding like I thought. Haven’t found it anywhere to try yet. Gonna search when the stores get back to normal.
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    Re: What is the ideal scent for a dandy?

    Guerlain supposedly has a fragrance for them: Arsene Lupin Dandy. I don’t find it that “dandy” though. MdM is indeed more. So is Habit Rouge.
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    Re: What is the ideal scent for a dandy?

    Dandies are still dandies though. They didn’t evolve to anything else.
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    Re: My week with some great cheapies!

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    Re: Best Myrrh Focused Men’s Fragrances?

    You described perfectly the note. Actually in Jub XXV I get a bit of a resinous note, but I think it’s much more from the oud/woody notes. It hides a sort of “spicy” facet I get from myrrh.
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    Re: What is the ideal scent for a dandy?

    LOL!
    ELDO Tom of Finland would also be an option.
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    Re: What is the ideal scent for a dandy?

    My thoughts either. But there are tastes for everything, right?
    Anything by Roja Dove fits the bill. This is the whole idea the house tries and successfully achieves to put in the mind of they...
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    Re: Flannel Shirt Fragrances

    Bel Ami, Fahrenheit, Rive Gauche or Antaeus.
  77. Re: kenzo pour homme,the progenitor of the aquatic / marine.does it still make sense to buy it?

    It does have all those characteristics still, but it was deeply reformulated and the older formula is way better and complex. The new one is very plain.
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    Re: Cold, rainy night fragrance

    Fahrenheit and Burberry Touch.
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    Re: Best Myrrh Focused Men’s Fragrances?

    Diptyque L'Eau Trois and Profvmvm Olibanvm +1.
    Jubilation XXV for a not so on your face note.
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    Re: Fragrance recommendation for meditation

    There are many ways to meditate. If you want you can even focus on your perfume to do it. It’s like many roads arriving (or trying to) at a common place. Actually you can even change the “place”....
  81. Re: Why are so many older fragrances "cologne sprays"?

    lol
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    Re: Never ending expensive issue...help please

    Try this one, Amouage Interlude, Dior Oud Ispahan (not sure if the new batches are still that strong), Kouros, Polo Green, Angel women (just for testing), Aromatics Elixir and if none of them works...
  83. Re: Does Jeremy Fragrance has a misconception what it means to follow your inspiration & to be creat

    An entire army.
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    Re: Desperately Seeking: Incense with Green Notes

    This and Memoir Man.
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    Re: New Amouage: Material and Boundless

    There’s oakmoss listed in Boundless. If it’s true that would be a nice signal.
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    Re: The Smell of Lavender is Nauseating?

    You nailed it.
    Yes, Encens et Lavande is excellent.
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    Re: Alcohol free perfume spray recommendations

    Not sure if these brands that say they are alcohol-free buy raw material extracted with methods that use no alcohol either. I know that some notes just can be extracted using it.
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    Poll: Re: Which fragrance is better out of these?

    Nooo. It’s just market research.
  89. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    From this series my favorite was III.
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    Re: Fragrance recommendation for meditation

    For me it would be this kind of fragrances (Eau de Cartier i.e.).
    A meditative gourmand to me would be Ambre Narguilé.
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    Re: Prada Infusion but more peppery?

    Maybe Xerjoff Irisss.
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    Re: Rose Garden Scents

    Rose Ikebana is so bright that reminds me of a garden. Un Jardin Sur Le Toit either (despite rose isn’t the main note).
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    Re: That "Grape Soda" Smell

    Interesting video. Now I think I know where the sort of grape smell of Insolence EDP comes from.
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    Re: Dior home sport help

    Prada L’Homme.
  95. Thread: Detecting Notes

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    Re: Detecting Notes

    Trying, reading and comparing fragrances works very well. Buying a collection of absolutes or “common notes” used can also help a lot. Even this way sometimes you’ll get impressed by noticing a note...
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    Poll: Re: Which Fragrance is better?

    I like neither, but if I had to choose it would be the Chanel.
  97. Re: Does Jeremy Fragrance has a misconception what it means to follow your inspiration & to be creat

    He will need to get involved in some polemic again if he aspires to keep under the spotlights. The competition is cruel nowadays.
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    Poll: Re: Which fragrance is better out of these?

    Bleu EDT.
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    Re: Guerlain Homme restocking dilemma

    I’d buy 2 L’Eau Boisee. Guerlain has an historical of discontinuing flankers. Or buy 2 L’Eau Boisee and 1 Homme (they are quite different for me either).
    With L’Homme being their flagship in the...
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    Re: kouros cologne sport or 3 instead of 1?

    Exactly.
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