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    Re: Latest Lalique - White In Black!

    Want!
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    Re: What are you guys getting for spring/summer?

    Well right on time - I just sorted through half of the 'drobe - this time conciously split off spring/summer roations.
    Lalique White has been the solid choice for the last few years. Along with some...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th April, 2021

    Nice wintery sunny day today - looks like a solid this :)

    Flirting with 'blues' again... Polo Blue EDP today - really rather nice stuff. Has a nice deep citrus, aqua comes and goes ( which is...
  4. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree - hold up! Ship hot!
  5. Re: I think Rive Gauche PH is overrated. Is something wrong with me?

    Super solid frag if you like that sort of thing. Prolly some discontinuation unicorn vibes attached , thus high expectations.
  6. Re: At what age can one start wearing Guerlain Vetiver?

    Mostly how you feel you can rock it! I'm in latter half of 30s now, honestly wore it more a few years ago. If you feel good wearing it go for it!
    I get the mature vibe, sometimes different aspects...
  7. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Ungaro Homme III: Nah!

    Aqua Velva : Very very pleasantly surprised. Nice moss kick in the baseline.
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    Re: Looking for a masculine floral

    Hommage a L'Homme by Lalique.
    Have to like violet/violet leaf! Floral - yes. Masculine - yes. Not soapy - yes. Not sqeaky clean - yes. Subtle airy quality - yes. Sensual and a little mysterious -...
  9. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Ah awhole bottle huh!? Power to you!

    Burberry Sport - I get I'm coming from a nose that is handicapped toward fresh sporty frags - so it kinda just smells same same to me. Citrus, ozony. calony,...
  10. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Smile
    By smile cosmetics
    A wellbeing tonic EDT
    Had more stamina than I anticipated. And definitely had some development. A juicy cologne opening (fuller rounder citruses) , some flora comes in...
  11. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Nice, I nosed this yesterday.
    Hit the nail on the head, feels familiar. Yet couldn't really pick out much. Didnt get much original neither.
    A nice pleasant, kinda smouldering opening and a bit of...
  12. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Cologne Intense Eau de Parfum

    I saw this thread title when it first came up.
    I havent checked in at all. It was too massive a news to process. A long holiday weekend ahead to digest attentively and enjoyably. Faith. Humanity....
  13. Re: ‘Eau de Pub’ is a new perfume created to remind you of your local

    Bowfin
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 - man sooooo easy going 'n' chill this.
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    Re: best name for a fragrance

    Like the way "Hommage a L'Homme" rolls off the toungue - doubly so if you can do an accent :)
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    Re: Most worn in March 2021

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    Re: Similar to CdG Wonderwood, but better performance?

    Oudy by Al Rehab - stonking performer
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    Re: Your 2021 Fragrance Balance

    2020 was bumper with approx +65
    2021 has been cautious, so far +10
    +2 x discovery sets
  19. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    YSL L'Homme - very pleasant!
    Kenneth Cole Black - NFM (not for me).
    Burberry Sport - meh.
    D&G Light Blue- nice summery stuff.
    Got a stash of 30~ from a kind friend's family member who had...
  20. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Amouage Gold PH thanking a kind BNer for a stash of samples.
    This is pretty hot. Dry down is sizzling! Nice animalic thump in the base. Eyes opened!
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    20% off Ebay shops (UK)

    20% off ebay selected sellers
    Ends 28/03
    149841
    Not sure if the offer is on in other regions
  22. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Bit of a guilt pleasure - Armani Lui.
  23. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail? (2021)

    Sometimes feel like I just wana have a couple of no frill utilitarian masculines. So fortunately chanced upon a bundle of afterhshaves,most interesting to me are Denim, Aqua Velva and Clubman Special...
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    Re: Dirty English back in production/stock?

    Good to know! Quite fond of it and yes it did seem to get scarce and them come back again ~£30 last time I had a look. Come back to some online beauty stores.
    (UK) too at fair price. Haha it's one...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Lol day of muddled mind and thus poor choices!
    Started with Royal Water ( too bright lemon candy), then Hamam Bouquet (too stanky) so it all got varnished off with a coat of Jacomo "lol"
  26. Re: Rare Discontinued Fragrances That Can Still Be Found For Sensible Prices Online !

    Computer now says "NO!"
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    Re: Unknown Azzaro pour Homme bottle

    Seen a few of these, they're from travel/mini type set with 3 x 20ml IIRC
    Often tempted!
    Smells good I hope
  28. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme : which formulation is this one ?

    Pffff yeah man, am quite bummed. I think its turned. I had that "so want it to be ok" urgency, but I heeded Hednics advice from some time ago, that I often recall - if unsure or its stressing , out...
  29. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme : which formulation is this one ?

    This is the one I really really like!

    What do your 1st editions smell like?!
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    Ah bum, refreshed and deleted my note!

    I got these notes on me wall for #10:

    Old powerhouse or the style of - brutes that walk between genderring!
    Leather
    Musty
    Resin
    A floral leather
    Tabu...
  31. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme : which formulation is this one ?

    Oh!
    Just picked one of these up.
    This one is really really opaque !- the 2 others I have you can see contents - dim room - phone torch - ta dah.

    Hoping the temp changes in transit settle down. ...
  32. Re: What fragrance would you wear to a gathering of a bunch of aging old dudes from high school?

    Classic film that starts off with a bunch of old dudes gathering...!
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    Re: Recommend an "Office Friendly" Patchouli

    Personal preference for office friendly, LIDG over Heritage. Much more friendly and 'acceptable'. Heriatge for dress UP fridays ?! Hehe
    Perhaps Hommage a L'Homme Voyageur for a different slant on a...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    Been going bonkers with Hommage a L'Homme Lalique- still a bit of an enigma, and layers really well enhancing other fragrances. Thrilling stuff!
  35. Re: how many sprays do you use for silver mountain water and most creeds? do creeds perform well?

    After it settled and bloomed after a few months, SMW is mega strong. One phat spray is enough for me. Mega musky though, gets cloying for me. Perhaps a dabber?
  36. Re: What fragrance would you wear to a gathering of a bunch of aging old dudes from high school?

    To be truest to me self, prolly Worth PH. Triple up with a/s, as Concentree and EDT.
  37. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Polo. Been too long!
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    Re: Lalique Pour Homme

    Nice, you have Faune? Quite few and far between nowadays
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    Re: Lalique Pour Homme

    spot on, solid stuff! A grower for sure.
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    Wow - John Playaaaa :)
    Can see(smell) the tobacco influence.

    9. wasn't in UK pack.

    Best wishes !
  41. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    First experience with a perfumed shower gel. Lalique Hommage a L'Homme.
    Was only just that it was accompanied by the still enigmatic and awe inducing EDT.
    Really love this! Has become a go to for...
  42. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Couple of shots of vintage aerosol squirted Caleche.
    Topped off with Equipage.
    Complimentary, with gravitas, yet never overwhelming or cloying. "Gud produk"!!
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    There was another recent ebay woe thread, I couldn't find it. Something popped up on ads on the other frag site, I was pretty disgusted, a hoodie of extremely poor and insensitive taste " covid tour...
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    Re: No more used perfume on eBay. Tragic.

    My word!
    Had a out of the blue message from a new seller 2020, obviously ruffled... along the lines of "dont report fragrance decant seller... well make more accounts... until no one can sell...
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread 2021 Edition

    Oh you're note alone
    Often have a little pick me up have a huff o different nozzles. Totes yes .

    Recently... counting... 1 month today since I purchased a fragrance. Dependent on scruples, it...
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    8:
    Formal opening lavender citrus and soap.
    Geranium + something gives that lathery soap impression?
    Damp rolling tobacco...
    Initial thoughts were Quorum & R&G Open.
    A flanker perhaps?
    I...
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    "Yikes ! Quite a different take on this sample. Everyone else seemed to find this one in some way or another interesting."

    Your so right and also thankful that I owe a debt for the blind testing...
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    No 7!
    Apols, got a bit hectic.

    Really didnt enjoy this?
    This was a bit what the fiddly fud!

    Got a sweet n sour noodle powder soup / oriental grocery store vibe from it.
    Funky opening, later...
  49. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Started the day with Opus 1870.
    Apres midi, big glugs of Old Spice topped with dabs of Viking. Roughens it up just right. Viking on it's own rather rich n a tad on the sweet/cloying side for me...
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    Re: Best Fig Fragrance ???

    Quite enjoyed Penhaligons Lothair and Lancome Figues Agrumes and am slightly consciously looking more for this note. Bookmarked!
  51. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Pour Homme Men Made In USA Vs. Made In Spain

    Hey! Dont have experience with lapidus yet, find Giorgio to be a bit tangy and rooty, slightly dry,until the vanilla melds in, just noticable and works really nice with the patchouli on dry down....
  52. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Pour Homme Men Made In USA Vs. Made In Spain

    Tempted by Red again.
    Made in Spain one... :p
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    No. 6:

    Leather leather leather. + 'exotic' spices - cardo? saffron?
    Some foodie sweet notes - vanilla and also some smidges of berry/fruity
    Kinda mashup ( leather as per TF, soft, lush and...
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    Re: Emporio Armani He/ Lui / Il

    Time, time, time...!

    My word, found this searching myself a bit of Lui.
    1. I picked it up a couple a months ago and yesssssss. Solid stuff. Stirs me. Afirmly masculine AND attractive fragrance,...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    Pasha and Jazz revealed another level of depth and beauty in the near freezing temps here. Gone from like to love.

    Moschino Pour Homme is a bit if a stunner!
  56. Re: Middle Eastern fragrance sampling

    Looking forward to travel again.
    I remember bazaars stacked with frags, before i was really into frags. Thrilling hunt!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th February, 2021

    Moschino Pour Homme
    Love this. A stand offish frag. Firm leather with a beautiful skank. Approach with caution it says!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th February, 2021

    Tidy!
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Moschino Pour Homme.
    Stiff *ss leatha' with a bit of skank. Noice.
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  60. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Been digging Jazz of late and wanted to break in a new old Pasha. These have gone from solid good to "ah so good!" In the cooler temps. Whizzo pop!
  61. Re: Projection And Sillahe of Prada Luna Rossa Carbon?

    Haha cheers! Always indebted to our here good community! <3
    Was rather nice from what I remember. Have passed by much from Prada, must revisit.
  62. Re: Never had this happen before...received a sealed, completely empty bottle!!!

    Hope you get sorted.
    Wow very peculiar... I'm not going to think about stuff I've bought off a ebay. This is giving me the jeebies!
    They have all sorts of magic whizzo lasers and what have you in...
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    I'm enjoying blind testing, really gives the nose brain muscle a testing stretch!

    Ah yes, forgot to mention note a minty note #3 in initial phase, again my brain wants "answers" and Pasha Menth (...
  64. Re: Projection And Sillahe of Prada Luna Rossa Carbon?

    Curio side note.
    I smelled this on someone a while back. Guessed it was PLRC - and it was so. Never sampled or experienced it bar reading notes and threads. Peculiar but true :)
  65. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Commodity : Gold:
    Fresh, bright, vanilla... not for me. Nice enough though.Easy going.

    English Leather:
    Hmmm, didnae work for me. Got a oriental grocery store whiff about it. And or duty aged...
  66. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Noice! You'll be feeling like the bee's with this!


    Started with Pour Lui - yet for some reason Drakkar Noir was calling out to me. Felt it would measure up well with the freezing temp. Kinda...
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    #3:

    Initial blast was getting something familiar - my brain nose trying as it does to join dots - so I got a whiff of BdP / Heritage. Later though it shifts away and on far dry off I'm getting...
  68. Re: Favourite Eau de Cologne / Colonia / Kolonya style fragrance?

    Oooh, do let us know what you make of it. Been on the radar a while, when the opportunity presented, out of the two I went for Quercus. A recent acquisition, honestly it's quite rich and a bit more...
  69. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Concious that I needed to sway some hearts today... Rive Gauche.
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    Re: Office-friendly scent - cold days for men

    L'instant de Guerlain comes to minds first for a autumn winter very friendly frag. Has some depth, progression, interesting asides. Comfy!
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    Wozza - didn't see that!
    Got keepers guilt - I think I'mthe last UK/EU tester - will surely have to havea decent splosh of this.
    Rang a bell - but I was thinking of Tesori d oriente sandalo. Often...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    More is more!
    Couple of splashes Azzaro PH AS - morning
    6 x current Azzaro EDT - morning
    7 x 2007 Azzaro - apres midi
    = approx 14 sprays 🤩
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    Re: Vintage Scent of the Day

    Nice base layer of first edition Azzaro PH AS, topped off with current 200ml non refil bottle. Purring
  74. Re: Azzaro Pour Homme: Yesterday & Today (Reference Guide)

    Thank you for this.
    Love the energy around APH still.

    Dang, as if the round cap version has been sitting on my shelf with zero attention for what a couple a months. That's just not on.
    This...
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    Re: Wearing vintage that has turned

    I've often thunk about this.
    I feel fellow basenoters, sometimes I really really reallllly want it to not have gone sour, acetone, vinegar...
    The only one I've had really gone is a old St Michaels...
  76. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Oh yeah - pretty solid performer. Top house too :)
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    Re: Tabu - Any Experts Here ?

    Y'know what - I dreamt it - than purchased it blind! Must've spoken to me on numerous levels!
  78. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Ooh nice! How you like it!?


    my SOTD - felt like I needed an ooomph in my zooomph! VCAPH.
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    Re: Tabu - Any Experts Here ?

    Picked this up in my mad old school honkers phase. Looked most curio out of the zillions of different bottles and packaging. Not sure as to age.
    Still thumps like a warehouse sized speaker. Cologne...
  80. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Working through Sample sets and trying ouds a little more of late.
    So if you want a couple of quiet and pleasant ouds, Moltons Gold & Oud and Penhaligons As Sawira fit the bill.
    Molton mega safe....
  81. Re: Favourite Eau de Cologne / Colonia / Kolonya style fragrance?

    Quite like Neroli Woods, seems to be my go to when I want cologne fresh & citrus.
  82. Re: PSA: eBay has REMOVED the option to list USED fragrances. Uh oh..

    Dropped it like a hot tata! Boom!
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    Re: Aramis Tuscany vintage, worth extra money?

    I kinda gave up looking out for Tuscany.
    Normal / new bottles are hitting the £70/100ml mark online retailers like allbeauty or what have you.
    Have around 150ml in 3 different age bottles ( all...
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    Re: Woody fragrances under $50?

    Yatagan by Caron perhaps.
    Rituals Sultan de Muscat, quite a rough concoction.
    If Caron Yatagan is the sap, Sultan is smoky wood chips.
    +1 Equus golden autumnal wood.
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    Re: Oscar de la Renta Pour Lui formulations

    France!
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    Re: “Bro-luxury niche”

    Full moon.
  87. Re: PSA: eBay has REMOVED the option to list USED fragrances. Uh oh..

    Haha - I'm not sure if they're getting a little more, well nasty to be honest!, the ebay taking paypal out of the equation, all over the weekend of 23rd Jan, on top of the numerous online issues with...
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    Re: Your Most Worn January 2021

    Cold weather setup here:
    Jacomo wins out 2 months in a row. No prisoners were taken.
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    My bad - we're on!
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    Re: A second round of blind testing...

    Hey all. Thanks you and honored to be taking part!

    OK Sample 1:
    Fairly straightforward to me nose - cologney. A little bit of creamines and flora come through. Has a tiny tiny skank to it (my...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    Open Black, cus' I wore it last night!
  92. Re: The Bogart Joint: Officially Un-Official House of Jacques Bogart Thread

    Big uuuuuuuppp klaxon Bogart Signature yo good self
  93. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Bergamot by Commodity. So so. Fizzled quick.
    Sea Fennel & Cypress by Molton Brown. Quite nice ozonic aqua bubble with a little bite. More floral than similar Oxygen for men,smells better to be...
  94. Thread: Commodity

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    Re: Commodity

    Got a sampler set which I'm quite excited about :)
  95. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Vetiver by Commodity
    Very interesting!
  96. Thread: Hammam Bouquet

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    Re: Hammam Bouquet

    This is something else!
    And sadly probably FOR someone else too.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    Haha found it really hard to find something to go with the mountain boots, tech jacket n warm hat ( yes we ha some snow and it stuck!)... EN seems to be my default casual and layers incredibly well...
  98. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Bushukan Molton Brown: ooh very very nice full juicy citrus thing this! Got a bit if the MB 'shimmery' note in this and it really lifts it.
    Russian Leather Molton Brown: again interesting stuff!...
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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    5ml of Lancome Figue and Argumes.
    Was one of two I sampled, wow last summer, and really enjoyed. I guessed it was this one that I'd put some change down for!
    Not sure I'd wear it, leans more and...
  100. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Molton Brown Tobacco Absolute.
    Feels like itd be a good layerer. Got that little bit of synthetic sheer bubbly aura around it, that it would lift other frags when layered.
    Rich and woody(idea...
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