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    Re: The recent uptick in discontinuations

    I used to own Gucci Envy for Men. I paid £20 around 2015. No way I will pay £300 even if I win the lottery. While people do it keeps the price artificially high; it is pretty much on par with new...
  2. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Après L'Ondée Eau de Toilette is also discontinued. I think it's being rereleased as an EdP though.
  3. Re: I'm shocked, shocked (CK one Shock) purchase. I'm a bit

    Mine has the black sprayer, it can be used as a splash as it has a screw off top. Never seen the silver top.
  4. Re: I'm shocked, shocked (CK one Shock) purchase. I'm a bit

    I should have checked I thought it was released in 2017 for some reason. I probably got confused with their summer edition I see on sale.
  5. Re: I'm shocked, shocked (CK one Shock) purchase. I'm a bit

    Unlikely but not impossible. Shock has only been in production for a few years, no doubt the original CK one has been reformulated.

    I have a big bottle of it as it was incredibly cheap. I like it,...
  6. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Chypre Mojito - PG
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    Re: Fragrances You Haven’t Given Up On

    I really like this one. I think even though fig isn't unique the way it blends with the plum and the spice has a sort of boozy intoxicating feel which I get with things like Thé Noir 29, but didn't...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th February, 2021

    Marc Jacobs Bang sampling it.
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    Re: Cola fragrances

    Some people may argue because it rarely gets mentioned as being Cola like, but I always thought Gucci Envy for Men sometimes smelt like cola on first spray.
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    Re: Novice Collector (UK)

    The advantage of being at home is you can wear outrageous things.
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    Re: Niche/Gourmand Definition?

    Niche can be smaller perfume houses or ones which aren't easily available in places like Boots. Not all niche carries a high price tag either, it's confusing, but it is to differentiate from designer...
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    Re: Dark White Florals

    Orlando by Jardins D'Ecrivains I found quite dark, gothic or Victorian and it has a sort of floral muskiness. I wasn't a fan; it's not for me, but it might fit the bill.
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    Re: Your zoologist parfum prefer.

    Only tried Hyrax and Squid as samples. Both great, some of the best I tried last year. I'm not bothered who the perfumer is, more interested in the concept and composition. Victor Wong has managed to...
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    Re: Your Most Worn January 2021

    1) Paul Smith Extreme Men by Paul Smith
    2) L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme by Guerlain
    3) Tie - CK One Shock \ Marc Jacobs Bang
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    I've been watching Les Voleurs (1996)

    Top ones show Laurence Côte (?) in a perfume shop. Various Creed fragrances on the top, underneath Chanel No.5 and Chanel in a black box (unsure what it is)....
  16. Re: Purity of Purpose: an interview with Christian Bohdan of Helio

    Good interview. I would like to try their stuff.
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    Re: Favorite tea scent

    Bulgari Black
  18. Re: If you could go back in time and smell the original formulation of ANY fragrance...

    Chanel's Cuir De Ruisse or Caron's Tabac Blond. Really curious about the early long discontinued Guerlain's from the 1800s as well.

    If it's a case of owning the originals it would be a lot of...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Paul Smith London For Men Eau De Parfum (Not sure if 2019 or 2020 for launch)

    The EdT version is long since discontinued (2009?). This has slightly different notes replacing Vetiver with Brandy
    ...
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    Re: Zoologist - Thoughts and Comments

    I've tried Hyrax and Squid. Squid has a big black pepper and salt. Hyrax has a sort of dirty hamster cage thing and smells sort of like hot sand. Hyrax lasts longer and has bigger projection, but...
  21. Thread: Axe Black

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    Re: Axe Black

    With a search I found this which has frozen pear and cedarwood.
    https://www.basenotes.net/ID26145828.html
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    Re: Cant get past the bottle design.

    I have to agree, not a fan of the graffiti logo. I was surprised the bottle was painted, after seeing pictures online before I bought it I presumed it was a plastic sleeve. The sprayer also drenched...
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    Re: Cant get past the bottle design.

    I forgot Diesel only the brave, IMO designed to appeal to teenage boys. I also think the Nemo Y-shaped bottle looks weird.
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    Re: Cant get past the bottle design.

    Jeremy Scott was the creative director at the time, not sure if he still is. He put bear designs on the t-shirts as well. I think it's fun.
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    Re: The Absolute WORST Fragrance of All Time

    I had the same thing when I sampled it, not sure what note it is because I've been ok with other fragrances containing ambroxan. Phaiedon Rouge had the same effect.

    Worst: Sombre. Maybe that's...
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    Re: Cant get past the bottle design.

    Coach and 1 Million and its flankers.
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    Re: Chanel have unleashed an Lion

    Good start to the year.
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I know they're not premium, but Axe\Lynx have released some new ones this year (2020):

    Lynx Africa & Marmite
    Notes: Lavandin, white moss and green herbs, Sandalwood, Cedar wood, Marmite.
    Limited...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    I think Song of Everlasting Sorrow is missing as well.
  30. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Prada Amber Pour Homme - recent 50ml bottle purchase. I know it is powdery, but something in it reminds me of Guerlains Apree l'Ondee maybe just the powderyness. Surprisingly good longevity fir an...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Laura Ashley No.1 Noir
    Feminine fragrance
    I'm not sure of the launch year.

    "Laura Ashley No.1 Noir Eau de Parfum is a white floral fragrance for women. Classed as a woody, sweet, fruity and...
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    Re: Insightful youtuber? Your pick

    Wafts From the Loft, Greggieboy78 (although he hasn't posted anything new for years) and Mr Smelly if he's reviewing something I'm interested in.
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    Re: What is this scent called?

    100% this.
  34. Re: I can't believe I've never smelled Heritage..

    Looking based on stock lists I think the discontinued are:
    Mouchoir de Monsieur
    Apree L'ondee
    Guerlain Homme EDT?
    Vetiver Extreme EDT
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    Re: Hot, sweaty nights.....

    Mojito Chypre Pierre Guillaume has an incredibly bright strawberry and lime note.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I really like it, but not enough to buy a full bottle (Gucci Guilty Absolute).
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    Re: Safest Blind Buys?

    Honestly and some might disagree, but last lockdown I picked up sample packs and I think they are the way ro go if you don't know what to get.
  38. Re: Avon Charmed (2020): Insane $1,200 Luxury-Tier Avon Perfume!

    I first saw this on the front page under new fragrances and thought it was another cheapie from Avon. I didn't realize it was made of gold. As we know Avon have a knack for novelty packaging. This...
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    Re: Playboy want you to Make the Cover

    I've tried some of the Playboy deodorants and honestly they're OK. These are by talented perfumers, but not for me I'm afraid.
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Paul Smith Men or Extreme Men - when I owned them they were both around £15-£20 in the UK.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Gucci Guilty Absolute pour Homme by Gucci

    Worn it a few times this year. I'm going to use up the sample.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mojito Chypre by PG. Need something uplifting as we go into second lockdown.
  43. Re: I can't believe I've never smelled Heritage..

    Après L'Ondée was really hard to find earlier this year in the UK with it out of stock from the major retailers, John Lewis, Debenhams etc seems to be back now.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Mâle Le Parfum by Jean Paul Gaultier

    Not worn this in a while, giving the sample a second chance.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ciel d'Airain last of the sample.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sécrétions Magnifiques by Etat Libre d'Orange

    Feeling brave for Halloween.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Squid by Zoologist Perfumes

    Using up sample.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Orlando by Jardins D'Ecrivains - Giving the sample another go.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Boss The Scent Intense

    Last of my sample.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Terre d'Hermès by Hermès EdT version
    I haven't worn this in months. I forgot how good it was.
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    Re: The ones that got away

    Bulgari Black
    Original Fahrenheit
    Early formulations of Le Male
    Early formulations of L'Eau d'Issey
    Amarige Mariage despite being a female perfume, I remember being quite delicious.
    Chic For Men...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thé Noir 29 by Le Labo

    Trying out my samples.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Squid by Zoologist Perfumes

    Seeing how it performs in hot weather.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Guerlain - Apres L'ondee EdT 100ml
    https://i.imgur.com/CG4UK9M.jpg?1 https://i.imgur.com/XYJRTDL.jpg?1

    Two Joblots of Fragrance Samples:
    Paul Smith 2ml EdTs - Hello You!, Optimistic Him,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mojito Chypre from PG. Feeling fruity.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ombre leather TF playing it safe.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Slow Explosions by Imaginary Authors

    Something a bit less bold today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Vi Et Armis by Beaufort. Start of the month so something new.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Nice choice I find it quite floral and almost uplifting.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ukiyo-E something a bit lighter for work.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Nuit de Bakélite by Naomi Goodsir

    Last bombastic fragrance before I'm back at work.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sombre by Strangers Parfumerie

    Thought I would wear something bombastic before I am back at work next week.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Musc Maori 04 by Parfumerie Generale

    I've got some perfume samples and I've worn Pierre Guillaume's fragrances for two days in a row, I decided to make it a hat trick.
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    Re: what are some best jeans?

    In my opinion if money is no object, the best jeans are made in either Japan or Italy.
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    Re: What was the last bottle you emptied?

    YSL Opium pour Homme
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    Pecksniff's Leather same as Green Chrype?

    Hi. I own a bottle of Pecksniff's Leather. I was wondering if it is the same as Aromatic Chrype (their other fragrance) only repackaged under a different name; I know it is older than Aromatic...
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