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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Hehehe. Thanks for the nice comment. I might just drag it out every other Friday.
  2. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tried Fahrenheit by Christian Dior for the first time today for Fahrenheit Friday.

    What a great scent - but reminds me a bit of my lawnmower when i have just filled it with petrol and oil.
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  3. Thread: Chanel Egoiste

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    Re: Chanel Egoiste

    Your instinct seems solid. Some great ones to try in your list. I will add New York intense as a suggestion. if you like pour monsieur you will love New York intense.
  4. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    I quite liked it when I was younger. Wore it in preference to Blue de Chanel edt.

    Glad you tried it for the week.

    I am skipping today for Fahrenheit Friday!
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    Re: Creed 3 X 30ml question!

    this is what a 30ml creed bottle looks like

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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Joining you guys for Fahrenheit Friday, with a good solid spray or two of Fahrenheit by Christian Dior EDT

    What mad witchcraft is this stuff. Both wonderful and terrifying at the same time.

    I...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2020

    My Fahrenheit by Christian Dior arrived in time for Fahrenheit Friday.

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    wearing Fahrenheit by Christian Dior because it is Friday

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th November, 2020

    morning all

    frost again this morning

    wearing Fahrenheit by Christian Dior

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    Re: You must choose: one house and one perfumer

    Nice answer. And I am sure in a hundred years floris will still look and smell exactly the same when you walk in their London store. There is something to be said for a tradition that strong.
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    Re: Pick 1 for Each Category

    everyday scent - terre d'hermes, hermes

    money scent - royal oud, creed

    date scent - dior homme original, dior
  12. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    No. Only the current one. I appreciate the old ones are better, but when I try ebay here I just get russian offerings that dont look like I would trust them. I am just going to accept that this is...
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    Re: You must choose: one house and one perfumer

    double post, no idea why
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    Re: You must choose: one house and one perfumer

    Just now it would be Chanel and Jacques Polge, i love egoiste, I have ordered some Anteaus and my wife loves her 31 rue Cambon.

    of course that may all change tomorrow when I try Fahrenheit on...
  15. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 4 or SOTW with Pour Monsieur EDT by Chanel

    What a great fragrance for these cold days

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=140094&d=1606141800
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th November, 2020

    morning all

    frosty here today

    wearing Pour Monsieur by Chanel

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=140094&d=1606141800
  17. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Fingers crossed!
  18. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    hehe, no sorry - i cut and paste that as I spelt fahrenheit wrong the first two times I typed it. - That is just the basenotes description of it.

    I have just got a brand new off the shelf bottle...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Wearing pour monsieur for day 3.

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=134286&d=1599384747

    Classy scent.
  20. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Nice!

    Is this like spicebomb but with some tobacco and vanilla?
  21. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Just ordered a bottle of Fahrenheit (1988) by Christian Dior , EDT

    Planning on joining in the Fahrenheit Friday joy.
  22. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 3 of SOTW

    heavy sprays of Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

    morning all

    wearing Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel today

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Still loving pour monsieur by Chanel

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=140184&d=1606236044
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel eau de parfum performance?

    there is a parfum option that wasnt around back in 2015. maybe it would last a bit longer on your skin if that is an issue?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    wearing Chanel's Pour Monsieur because it is my scent of the week.

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  27. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    I am surprised you dont have a small bottle of Pour Monsieur tucked away somewhere Danny.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th November, 2020

    morning all

    wearing Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel this morning

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  29. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 2 of SOTW

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955)
    by Chanel

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel

    It is great weather for it!

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    Morning all

    wearing Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel

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  32. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    OK, going to keep the Chanel love going here.

    Day one of Chanel Pour Monsieur (1955) by Chanel

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Another interesting choice!
  34. Re: Building a minimalist but situationally diverse wardrobe. Advice?

    To keep the bottles looking similar, maybe Bois du Portugal?
  35. Re: Building a minimalist but situationally diverse wardrobe. Advice?

    What about the days you just want to relax round the house. GIT seems quite fresh and smart for that, and Layton seems too full on evening wear. Your old tobacco oud would have fitted this slot quite...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    chose Dior Homme (2005) by Christian Dior because it felt fresh and clean for going out.

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    Re: One Creed for Tropical Weather

    +1 for this
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Morning all.

    Going out for lunch today so wearing Dior Homme (2005) by Christian Dior

    Feels crisp and elegant.

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Nice, that would suit the weather here today! Wish I had some to wear.
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    Re: What's Your Go-To "Dumb Reach" Fragrance?

    My dumb reach would have to be Pour Monsieur.

    Always seems to be appropriate.

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Loving the wafts of tobacco from my tobacco oud on this cold and crisp autumn day.

    Makes Christmas shopping almost pleasant. An espresso will help.
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  42. Re: Bought a fake bottle of TF Tobacco Oud from Mercari - Worried about getting my Money Back

    100ml bottles are wide not tall and label not as black

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=136806&d=1602241965
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st November, 2020

    morning all

    beautiful clear crisp autumn morning here today

    wearing Tobacco Oud (2013) by Tom Ford

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  44. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo , similar, influenced, or variants fragrances

    Oooh. That sounds promising. Might have to try Antaeus.
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    Re: Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

    I find terre d’hermes and orange vert totally different. I struggle to find any common ground between the two. Don’t expect the tart green citrus to appear in terre d’hermes. That said, I love them...
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    Re: Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

    Eau d’orange vert by Hermes can be found at discounters from time to time. I have found the soap, deodorant stick and cologne all reduced quite heavily from time to time.

    I would keep your eyes...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    wearing Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès today to finish of my SOTW

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  48. Thread: Chanel Egoiste

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    Re: Chanel Egoiste

    A lot of time can be spent reminiscing about old vintage fragrances. Sometimes the new ones are still excellent, and if you just give them a chance they can be fantastic.

    I am glad you went with a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    morning all

    wearing Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

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  50. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    day 5 of Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

    great week with hermes
    this one definately feels more modern that Bel Ami, but I think I dig the Bel Ami vibe more.

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Onto day 4 of my SOTW

    Terre d'hermes thriving in the cold weather!

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=134288&d=1599384766
  52. Re: Scents of history: study hopes to recreate smells of old Europe

    That is really great that in this time there is still room for research and interest to continue in the background.
    best of luck to them.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    morning all

    freezing morning today

    Terre d'Hermès working well in the cold

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=134288&d=1599384766
  54. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 4 of Terre d'Hermès

    still feels like a modern scent. works well even at work.


    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=134288&d=1599384766
  55. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    So your SOTW experiment turned out to be more helpful thast you tought!
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    Re: Three sprays to activate?

    I guess if the nozzle and pipe are added to the bottle after the fluid then even with capillary action drawing fluid up to the nozzle it would take a pump or two to prime the spray.

    However, there...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    Morning all

    Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

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  58. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 3 of Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

    This fragrance lasts well through the day. Even a windy day cant blow it all away.

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  59. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    I am glad you are enjoying this fragrance house! My daughter wants "tea for two" for her christmas. I might just have to get it for her.
  60. Re: Spray Nozzle shooting out a stream, not a spray. What to do?

    why not buy yourself a travel atomiser and then transfer small amounts of your fragrance as required to the atomiser?

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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    have you ever seen the rain, creedence clearwater revival
    grapefuit juice with tonic water
    terre d'hermes, hermes

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    Morning all

    Terre d'Hermès (2006)
    by Hermès

    great for a windy autumn day

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  63. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    still not managed to sample that one - I hear it is a beast.
  64. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    day 2 of Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

    this is such a great scent!

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    Re: Do you ever research people's SOTD's?

    I do.

    I check out the fragrance if it is unknown to me. If I see someone with a few SOTD posts that I like I will even check their wardrobe out in case there are hidden gems I didnt know existed....
  66. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    You list ormonde man as a favourite that is in your wardrobe. I like the sound of that one, and it should go fine with autumn?
  67. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Fantastic choice! Hope the week goes well for you.
  68. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Nice. I like your thinking!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Wearing terre d’hermes. First day of SOTW and loving this scent.

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=135216&d=1600446838
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th November, 2020

    morning all

    Terre d'Hermès (2006)
    by Hermès

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  71. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    morning all

    Day 1 of Terre d'Hermès (2006) by Hermès

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    Re: What Hermes are you still wearing?

    Just a quick update on my previous post in this thread.


    I did indeed buy a full bottle of Bel Ami, and I love it.

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    i had a hankering for some warmth and spice

    so i reached for Bel Ami from my limited collection

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th November, 2020

    morning all

    a touch of Bel Ami by Hermes today

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Polo

    to smell like glory

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    And because Danny told me it was the bestest.
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    morning all

    wearing Polo, cosmair - for the sheer joy of it.

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th November, 2020

    morning all

    wearing Polo (cosmair) this morning!

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    How did you enjoy your week of Egoiste?
  79. Re: Bleu Chanel PARFUM & EDP / Sauvage Parfum, EDP MATURE wich one ?

    I would also say the parfum Bleu de Chanel.

    (I would throw platinum egoiste as a mature option to bleu de Chanel)
  80. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Ooooh. You have spice and wood. I am jealous. That sounds like it would suit the time of year (depending where you live).
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    on day 5 of SOTW

    so wearing The One for Men Eau de Parfum by Dolce & Gabbana

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    Well, there is a distinctive fragrance!
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    telegraph road, dire straits
    grapefruit juice
    The One for Men Eau de Parfum, Dolce & Gabbana

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  84. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    5th day of The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015) by Dolce & Gabbana

    easy to wear for a whole week.

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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    morning all

    windy day today

    wearing The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015) by Dolce & Gabbana

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Still loving The One for Men Eau de Parfum



    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=139317&d=1605166377
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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    I love all three of these !
  88. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 4 of my SOTW

    The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015)
    by Dolce & Gabbana

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th November, 2020

    morning all

    The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015)
    by Dolce & Gabbana

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    Re: FAVORITE CHANEL perfume men ?

    I love the present day Pour Monsieur.

    https://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=137025&d=1602494257
  91. Re: Gin or similar fragrances ( Rosemary, Juniper Berry, Thyme, aromatich herbs )

    Penhaligons does a juniper sling. Might be worth a sniff.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015)
    by Dolce & Gabbana

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    The One for men EDP, by Dolce&Gabbana.

    Because it is day 3 of the SOTW, and it suits the weather.

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    Re: A song, a drink, a perfume.

    stiletto, billy joel
    coffee
    The One for men EDP, Docle & Gabanna

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  95. Thread: SOTW: November

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    Re: SOTW: November

    Day 3 of

    The One for Men Eau de Parfum (2015)
    by Dolce & Gabbana

    I am growing to love this one. Easy to wear. Doesnt project too much so very inoffensive. Happy to go for a week with this.
    ...
  96. Re: Just where exactly is Dior Homme "original" being sold?

    I have nothing to compare it to as far as this batch goes. I love the scent and its performance is great for an evening out. It doesnt fill a room, but you have options of intense and parfum if that...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th November, 2020

    morning all

    wet and windy day here today

    wearing the one for men, by dolce and gabbana

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  98. Re: Just where exactly is Dior Homme "original" being sold?

    I think it is an online exclusive from diors own website.

    That is where I got my recent bottle. Only place I could find it.
  99. Re: Pick One Old School Masculine Fragrance As The Grail!

    Well now, that answer has a lot of thought and a lot of merit to it.

    I might even concede to this over my previous answer of Polo.

    (Don't worry Danny, my fingers were crossed when I typed this)
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    So far this year I am +10 full bottles (+11, -1)

    but as my previous 10 years consisted of 1 bottle only, this is still a small collection.
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