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  1. Re: D&G The One EdP Intense cologne (new fragrance)

    Having liked both the EDP version of The One (and its EDT as well) as well as the unrelated Intenso-apart from the same house, strong concentration and somewhat similar naming-might enjoy testing...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Zino Davidoff
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th April, 2021

    Zino
  4. Re: Your Top 5 Most Underrated And Top 5 Most Overrated fragrances ???

    Including the personal "tested", not just "currently owning"/"owned" list:

    ADG
    seconding anything by Hugo Boss
    Eau d'Issey
    Versace PH
    several Joop ones, perhaps except the more underrated...
  5. Re: Looking for a fragrance that would fit "Sadeness" by Enigma

    Good recommendations already, also adding LM Black Oud
  6. Re: What’s the best Tom Ford to wear with a suit?

    Grey Vetiver EDP, Beau de Jour and/or Neroli Portofino for more office/workplace friendly, everyday appropriate, possibly more smart casual suits

    Tobacco Vanille and/or Tuscan Leather- for the...
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    Re: Quality of fragrances

    Question 1: generally, a very subjective impression as to how the ingreidients and their overall blending along with the final impression are personally and subjectively perceived, even if the...
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    Re: How Often Do You Blind Buy?

    More often in the past, almost never currently (unless the fragrance is dirt cheap and/or already has good feedback here on BN)
  9. Re: Nautica Voyage N-83 vs Versace Dylan Blue

    Seconded, personally rating this one as the greater value option out of these two.
  10. Re: Undershirts / Tshirts - your preferences?

    Have some CK undershirts and some cheaper ones by the in house brands found in most large chain stores.

    Having said this, always undershirts for winter and colder weather below a dress shirt,...
  11. Re: Geeezeeee! It only took me OVER two Decades to discover/try...

    Owning and loving both Zino and OMS Gold can easily ascertain and thus glad to recommend/confirm that both provide, along with great performance for little money, also the almost perfect note profile...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Indeed yes, both have a chypre mossy, both down to earth yet highly clean cut elegance to it just ideally suitable for transitional seasons (spring to summer, then autumn to colder temperatures and...
  13. Re: What are you guys getting for spring/summer?

    If not completely sticking to the collection, planning to add something along the lines of Lalique White or (even blind purchased in the case of this latter) R&G White
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    Re: Layering Chanels

    Could never imagine, due to the complexity and performance of each scent by this house, layering anything more than fresher concentrations/flankers with the heavier ones of the same scent. Or if two...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th April, 2021

    C&E Sandalwood
  18. Re: Tom Ford 'Resort Collection' - return of Neroli Portofino & Mandarino Acqua, Oud Minerale & more

    Thank you for the news, happening to like both Neroli Portofino and some of the TF scents outside of the Neroli Portofino line, but still (re) released within this collection/catalog
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    Re: Long time no sniff

    Welcome back! Many great fragrance ideas mentioned here, actually keeping track quite well of some of the best among recent developments.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    In the end, went for Azzaro PH and considering this one still partially sync appropriate-while more spicy and colder weather scent, still getting quite sizable green mossy spring notes from this one
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Azzaro PH
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th April, 2021

    Azzaro PH today
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    Re: Dior homme intense 2019

    Same here when last trying this at Douglas. Be it in the formulation of 2019 or, if the different from the 2019 one, the DHI version available today.
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    Re: Recommendations please

    Also taking the liberty to add especially l'Homme Ideal Cologne by Guerlain and further l'Homme Ideal flankers, l'Anarchiste by Caron, Jaipur Homme EDP by Boucheron, Santos de Cartier, Van Cleef &...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    To a certain extent, considering especially Guy Laroche Horizon, Bogart Signature, Aramis Tuscany and l'Occitan among the choices in the personal scent lineup best fitting this week's sync theme
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    Re: Designer deodorants

    So far, have had generally in fact without exception good experiences with deodorants by designer fragrance brands - both regarding their effectiveness and at successfully increasing the performance...
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    Re: Advice on next purchase please

    Welcome!

    Also adding to a possible (re) testing list before a purchase especially:

    Creed OV, Opus 1870, almost any scent within the ADP Blu Mediterraneo range, Azzaro PH l'Eau, Lalique White,...
  28. Re: Great shoes or great fragrance--if you had to, which would you choose?

    Eventually both if possible, yet when in doubt always a solid pair of quality shoes.
    Even though counter intuitive given the personal hobby for fragrances not doubled by a similar enthusiasm for...
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    Re: Questions for BN Experts

    By no means an expert but trying to answer point by point:

    1. ID-ing certain notes certainly makes choosing a fragrance simpler, however not in any case and only if the access to the respective...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of Eau de Vetyver
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th April, 2021

    Eau de Vetyver
  32. Thread: New here

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    Re: New here

    Welcome! Any rendition/version of Allure EDP remains a wise choice for adding to any worthy scent lineup.
  33. Re: Help Me Decide a Sweet Scent: Code Profumo vs. Pure XS Night vs. Le Male Ultra Male

    Another vote in favore of either Ultra Male or Code Profumo-ranking them both almost equally appropriate
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    Re: boozy summer scents?

    Great recommendations already, also adding (perhaps with fewer sprays/dabs) Eau des Baux and Siwa by Memo Paris, while also Zara White Tag-this latter one with minimal boozy notes, at any rate of a...
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    Re: Geranium...I think I like it....

    Same here, great rendition of this note
  36. Re: versatile perfumes for men or unisex with a fresh honey smell

    For a more animalic honey, Lapidus PH, while as a fresher honey note with a soapy patchouli-Giorgio for Men by Giorgio Beverly Hills and finally Scottish Fine Soaps EDT, an uncommon but interesting...
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    Re: Help finding my newest self :)

    Very good selection already, also taking the liberty to add Feminite du Bois (irrespective if the Shiseido vintage or the current one released by Serge Lutens), Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle...
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    Re: Dior Sauvage

    Not the most frequently smelled scented in everyday situations before the generalized current lock-down, the most readily and instantly recognizable where i live being still ADG among the male ones,...
  39. Re: What is your favourite Issey Miyake fragrance?

    So far, some of the l'Eau d'Issey male flankers and also happening to consider Feu d'Issey quite unisex
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Trussardi Jeans Men
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 or maybe slightly more sprays of Trussardi Jeans Men
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th April, 2021

    Trussardi Jeans Men
  43. Re: If you had the choice between these three male fragrances

    Another vote for the Armani
  44. Re: BDC EDT - Screechy at first but I like the incense...

    The incense is from a personal viewpoint one of the best aspects in this fragrance once its base dries down and becomes noticeable
  45. Re: I think Rive Gauche PH is overrated. Is something wrong with me?

    Still happen to like, even if not necessarily worship this as one of the better contemporary barbershop scent choices
  46. Re: Caron Pour Un Homme PARFUM: Has Anyone Tried This?

    Glad to have tested this, having found in this one a heightened, increased performance version of the notes already liked in the regular Caron pour un Homme
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Brut
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 hefty sprays of Brut
  49. Re: At what age can one start wearing Guerlain Vetiver?

    At any age and incidentally belonging to the age group of the initial poster, have first started both owning and regularly wearing Guerlain Vetiver in the mid 20s with no second thoughts ever since
  50. Re: Ever bought a 'compliment monster' that failed to roar?

    Likely very often, but was also surprised when the opposite of compliment monsters ranging from cheapies like Avon Black Suede Touch to quite conservative niche like Knize Ten got a much better...
  51. Re: Leather and grass/green or pear/vanilla fragrances?

    Leather and grass- maybe to certain extents Knize Forest, vintage Van Cleef&Arpels PH

    Pear and vanilla- Yves Rocher Poire Caramel
  52. Re: Is It Really Bad to Wear Winter Fragrances During Hot Weather?

    If the winter fragrances are not very sweet ones, anything is/becomes possible and appropriate in hot weather as well
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Zara White Tag
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th April, 2021

    Zara White Tag
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense + IRIS Erbolario

    Happening to know Iris by l'Erbolario quite a bit, in addition to Dior DHI, considering that this combination might work both as similarity of scents as well as regarding increased performance
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    Re: “Oh look at me I’m so understated”

    Very good names already, also adding l'Homme Ideal Cologne, Cerruti Image Harmony
  57. Re: Spring and Summer fragrances in your rotation?

    Nearly identical to the choices worn over the past years during the very same months, including the following choices for both seasons without being limited to:

    Mugler Cologne, Azzaro PH l'Eau...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Bogart Signature
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Bogart Signature
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th April, 2021

    Bogart Signature
  61. Re: Carolina Herrara CH Men vs. John Varvatos Dark Rebel Rider

    Another vote for CH Men as the scent more appropriately fitting these requirements
  62. Re: Bleu de Chanel EDP uniqueness and performance?

    Uniqueness not so much from a personal viewpoint, yet have to admit that performance and longevity are very good on this one
  63. Re: Monsieur Rochas EDC and other Guy Robert fragrances

    From all the ones mentioned and shown in the link posted, happen to second the 1976 Gucci PH as the personal favorite choice from all the fragrances crafted by this perfumer
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Old Spice EDT
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 dabs from a splash bottle of Old Spice
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd April, 2021

    Old Spice EDT
  67. Re: Versatile Men's Summer Signature Fragrance?

    Also adding Lalique White and Azzaro PH l'Eau among designers, Best of Chevignon among budget, Hugh Parsons Blue, Creed OV and/or various fragrances in the ADP Blu Mediterraneo range among niche ones
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    Re: Looking for a masculine floral

    Also adding Esencia Loewe, Ungaro III, Chanel Egoiste
  69. Re: Solve this puzzle! Please Recommend... (for my husband, sandalwood/warm)

    Apart from seconding Egoiste, also adding Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood, Guerlain Heritage, Open by Roger&Gallet, Derrick by Orlane, Creed Original Santal
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    Re: Xerjoff Nio or Xerjoff Renaissance 1861?

    Liking both almost equally much and likely to rate them both as worthy to share the Xerjoff top spot, preferring and likelier to recommend 1861 Renaissance slightly above Nio
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    Poll: Re: Tom Ford Poll

    Vote for Grey Vetiver, but if second options were possible would have also chosen Beau de Jour, Black Orchid, White Patchouli, Italian Cypress, Tobacco Vanille as further alternatives
  72. Re: Have you ever damaged a splash bottle cap by overtightening?

    Almost over tightened the cap from a splash bottle of Knize Ten and also of vintage Heritage EDT-luckily did not irremediably damage the cap, nor the fragrance contents
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    Re: best name for a fragrance

    Sartorial is, from a personal viewpoint alone, not just a quite inspired fragrance name but also fitting the sensation of dapper clean cut stylishness its actual scent conveys
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Habit Rouge
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd April, 2021

    Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: Smooth Vanilla-centric Fragrances?

    Also adding Eau des Baux
  77. Re: Geeezeeee! It only took me OVER two Decades to discover/try...

    Already considering this as well as its White flanker even blind-given the low risks due to inexpensive pricing
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    Re: Tom Ford Noir ?

    No idea whether this one is discontinued or not, but happen to like this enough to consider buying
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    Re: Is current Aramis New West worth it?

    Most likely still yes, especially if the price remains as affordable.
  80. Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter of 2021

    A direct copy paste from a similar thread here on BN-while having no idea about the scents did most wear in the 1st quarter, these are the ones that got most wears during the month that just ended: ...
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    Re: Most worn in March 2021

    According to BN statistics, in the order of most wears:



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    One Man Show by Jacques Bogart
    4 wears
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    Re: Chanel No. 5 long ad

    Thank you for sharing. A fragrance of such impact could likely deserve this kind of exposure/promotion.
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    Re: Any love for Bvlgari BLV?

    Though not yet a favorite Bvlgari, at least not compared to Black, Extreme and a few more like these, still considering this one as a likable casual scent might enjoy owning and wearing at some point
  84. Re: A blast from the past: What were the big hyped frags when you joined Basenotes?

    Joined in 2006 and remembering that apart from so many great names mentioned, remembering that Eau des Baux was or at least quickly became a big name here and rightfully so
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    Re: Early love that is still a love

    Too many to mention, but especially fragrances like the current SOTE One Man Show plus other Bogarts including discontinued ones, along with Armani Eau pour Homme, Joint by Roccobarocco, Spazio...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    One Man Show
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st March, 2021

    One Man Show
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Roger & Gallet Open
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of R&G Open
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th March, 2021

    R&G Open
  92. Re: Any cheap fragrances with good sillage and longevity?

    Also adding Lapidus PH, Joop Homme, Sculpture by Nikos, Lalique Homme EDP, One Man Show Gold Edition plus most of the other Bogart scents
  93. Re: How is the performance of Chanel Allure Homme Sport 2020 and newer batches?

    Did happen to retest this in 2020 as well (not yet in 2021 however and even then uncertain if in actual 2020 or earlier batches).

    Luckily without detecting in significant, nor even noticeable...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Vintage GV this evening, in a bottle similar to the rectangular one with parallel horizontal stripes pictured above
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    Re: What does wax furniture polish smell like?

    Strangely or not, have encountered this type of scent in more than one rather upscale and organic furniture polish that happen to be quite bestselling and easily available in Austria as well. ...
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    Re: A question about longevity and tips

    So far, always applied lotion first then fragrance second and this did work to enhance longevity
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    Re: Violet forward fragrances?

    Maybe also April Violets by Yardley-easily unisex though marketed as feminine and quite traditional in its composition

    Along the same lines and possibly with similar gender versatility, but only...
  98. Re: perfumes similar to Chanel Paris-Deauville or Eau de Rochas?

    Maybe also most of the Aqua Allegoria line by Guerlain, the Voyage d'Hermes range, most citrus scents by Xerjoff particularly the ones in the Shooting Stars and the XJ series
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th March, 2021

    Joining the Guerlain group with Vetiver this evening
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