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  1. Re: Has Anyone Tried The Acqua di Parma Barbiere Styling Clay?

    I have all three of the AdP hair styling products. First the scent is fantastic. Very true to the classic EdC. The clay is light weight for a clay. It's very creamy so goes in to hair easily and the...
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    [International] Parfums de Marly Pegasus Exclusif

    I have a sprayed once 75ml bottle of Pegasus Exclusif. No cap, no box. $195 delivered in USA via USPS and payment via PayPal. International shipping available at cost via International Priority Mail...
  3. [International] Creed Aventus, Akro Haze, E&B Champs de Provence, Parfums de Marly Carlisle

    I have for sale the following:

    1. Creed Aventus, 3.3 oz spray, new and unused, includes original external packaging, $240.00
    2. Parfums de Marly Carlisle, 4.2 oz spray, sprayed twice, no box,...
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    [International] FS: Di Ser Keman, Creed Aventus Cologne

    I have for sale brand new btls of:

    1. Di Ser Keman (33ml), $250.00 - SOLD
    2. Creed Aventus Cologne (100ml), $250.00

    USA Shipping is $15 per btl and payment is via PayPal (ID is...
  5. Re: Is there a high quality expensive ingredient version of Old Spice someone else makes?

    https://www.barristerandmann.com/collections/aftershave/products/barristers-reserve-spice-aftershave-splash
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    [USA] FS: Creed Aventus Cologne 100ml

    I have a sprayed once 100ml of Creed's Aventus Cologne. Includes original external box. Price is $235.00 delivered in the USA and payment is via PayPal. No trade offers please.
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    Re: Greatest lime scent ever made?

    Trumper's Lime is the best rendition of a true pure lime fragrance. But longevity is terrible even for a citrus fragrance. I use it mostly as part of a wet shave and sprinkle it in to the shave water...
  8. Re: Royall Lyme vs. Geo F. Trumper Extract of West Indian Limes for best old-school lime cologne spl

    GFT Limes is the best traditional lime fragrance bar none. BUT, longevity is awful...maybe 30 minutes on me. That said those 30 mins are pure bliss!!!
  9. Re: Two Patchollis Montale PL Or Lorenzo Villoresi

    I prefer LV's Patchouli but you should also try SMN Patchouli. IMO a much truer representation of Patchouli.
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    Re: What is the best Masculine Fig Fragrance?

    Jovoy Paris' L'Arbre de la Connaissance
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    Re: Eucris Edp My Impressions

    Eucris EDP has been available from Tumper for over a year yet it still hasn't seemed to make it "over the pond" to the regular USA retailers. Not sure why this is the case but would love to blind buy...
  12. Re: Is there a "fresher" version of Tuscan Leather?

    Try Black Tea by Murdock London
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    Re: Houbigant Fougere Royale

    I would say these two are completely different. Fougere Royale by Houbigant is a very spicy fresh fragrance and in no way resembles the original Houbigant Fougere Royale. It's a fantastic fragrance...
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    FS: Penhaligon Sartorial

    I have the following Penhaligon Sartorial items for sale as a lot:

    1. Sartorial 100ml EDT spray, sprayed once
    2. Sartorial shaving soap with wooden bowl (100g), used once
    3. Sartorial shaving...
  15. Re: Any new babershop or nice old fashion fougere you have found lately??

    MDCI Barbier de Tanger.
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    Re: ex nihilo cologne 352

    I bought this fragrance at their Paris boutique and had them add in their Iris (part of their semi custom program). The combination of the Cologne and Iris is phenomenal IMO and the Cologne base is...
  17. Re: New fragrance (sort of) - D. R. Harris Twenty Nine, anyone tried it?

    It's excellent. It is the same fragrance used in their Almond soap. It's predominantly Rose Geranium. Very "English", "Gentlemanly", and unique. They recently released their shaving cream in the same...
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    Re: Best "Clove" Fragrances for Men?

    Geo F Trumpers "Bay Rum" is basically pure Clove. It should be renamed IMO.
  19. Thread: Womo

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    Re: Womo

    The line is decent but not revolutionary. This is a line that has evolved primarily from the Bullfrog barbershop that started in Milano (several locations including Zurich). Many of the scents are...
  20. Re: A shocking fact : Creed is completely unknown in France's perfume shops

    Other than Creed's boutiques in France their distribution there has historically been French pharmacies/drug stores.
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    Re: NEW: Ex Nihilo - Viper Green!

    Ex Nihilo says this is an exclusive for the Russian market.
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    Re: Le Baigneur Shaving Soap - my experience

    Renato:

    Since you've abandoned a badger brush what cream/soap are you using these days and find most effective irrespective of scent?

    Chris
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    Re: Fragrance for Night Time, Elegant (Suit)

    Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare.
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    Re: NEW MDCI!!! "Le Barbier de Tangier"

    Franco from LS sent me a sample last week. It's a beautiful retro style fougere. It's a very complex citrus on top that dries down to a somewhat powdery finish. It wears close to the skin and the...
  25. [International] Re: FS: Fougere Royale Parfum, Clive Christian L, SS Annunziata Tobacco d'Autore, Humiecki & Graef A

    Take 10% off all prices in listing above.
  26. [International] FS: Issara, Fougere Royale Parfum, Nabucco Parfum Fin, Endymion Concentre, H & G Askew

    I have for sale the following fragrances. Payment is via PayPal. No trade offers please. Prices include USA delivery. International delivery is available and is additional (at cost...depending upon...
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    Re: Coldinava Lavender cologne,products

    These guys are in the UK and regularly and economically ship to the USA:
    http://connaughtshaving.com/coldinava.html
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    Re: The smell of a cigar humidor

    Bright Leaf Cologne by Murdock London.
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    Re: Crown Perfumery and Anglophilia

    Crown was the last of the great traditional English houses (no disrespect to Pen's, Trumper's, etc). it's a real shame that Clive Christian bought it and then shut it down to gain access to...
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    Roja Dove's Scandal Pour Homme

    Has anyone had a chance to try this fragrance? If yes, your feedback please.

    regards,
    Chris
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    Re: SMN, only one frag to choose, your pick?

    Potpourri and their lavender products (esp Acqua di Lavanda Ambratta).
  32. Re: Obscure Brand - Murdock London (Gentlemen's Groomers)

    Their Avalon shave cream is also quite nice if you are a traditional wetshaver.
  33. Re: Obscure Brand - Murdock London (Gentlemen's Groomers)

    I've tried several of these and all are pretty good. They are somewhat linear but overall good stuff. I have a bottle (almost new/sprayed once) of Bright Leaf (predominantly tobacco) for sale. PM me...
  34. Re: Obscure Brand - Murdock London (Gentlemen's Groomers)

    I've tried several of these and all are pretty good. They are somewhat linear but overall good stuff. I have a bottle (almost new/sprayed once) of Bright Leaf (predominantly tobacco) for sale. PM me...
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    Re: best "clean-cut" fragrance

    Try the new "Fougere" from http://www.murdocklondon.com or Wild Fern from George Trumper.
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    Fragrance Collection by Murdock London

    Has anyone had the opportunity to sample the new cologne range at Murdocks in London?
    http://www.murdocklondon.com/colognes-murdock-colognes-c-27_171.html

    If yes, would you please comment on any...
  37. Thread: Clove

    by fishercb
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    Re: Clove

    George Trumper's "Bay Rum" fragrance (cologne) is ALL clove and lamost no Bay Rum. I have no idea why they call it Bay Rum, but if you like single note clove fragrances this is an excellent option.
  38. Re: Houbigant Fougère Royale: A first sniff from a tester

    I just rcvd the following email from LOFT in Monaco (owner of the Houbigant brand and producer of Fougere Royale):

    Dear Chris,

    Thank you for the interest you show toward Houbigant.

    Fougère...
  39. Thread: San Francisco

    by fishercb
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    Re: San Francisco

    SIP is in Venice, CA (LA area) and not SF. In SF check out Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Ave and Diptyque, all on Union Square. You can also check out Jacqueline perfumery on Union Square just...
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    Re: NEW: Lorenzo Villoresi Iperborea

    Iperborea is scheduled for an Oct/Nov 2010 release. It is suposed to be a white floral for women. Mare Nostrum is schedule for Spring 2011.
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    Re: Juice that smells like leather?

    Try the new Cuir by Mona di Orio (launching at LuckyScent this week). It's pure straight up leather.
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    Re: Mona di Orio - Les Nombres d’Or

    I had a chance to try al three recently and while all are good the Cuir is excellent. In fact I'd go so far to say it's the best leather I've tried and I'd put it ahead of, for example, PdE's Cuir...
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    Guerlain Homme L'eau

    Is this available at retail anywhere in the USA? If yes, where? If not, can anyone recommend a Euro based retailer of this that ships to the USA?

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Re: Buttery Leather

    The new Cuir (leather) from Mona di Orio is very buttery and IMO one of the best leather fragrances in the market.

    Chris
  45. Re: is there any scent that smells like SILVER MOUNTAIN WATER?

    Xerjoff's Mefisto is a more intense/longer lasting version of Creed's SMW to my nose.

    Chris
  46. Thread: Cedar?

    by fishercb
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    Re: Cedar?

    CDG Incense Series KYOTO => Japanese Cedar aka Hinoki.
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    Re: There Must Be A Cheaper Fern

    The company that makes the "Booster" brand of products has a website here: http://www.thebeautyfactory.com/

    Chris
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    Re: There Must Be A Cheaper Fern

    There is an "old school" barber products company based in Canada called Booster that offers a line of after shaves. The "Mosswood" version they sell is very similar to the traditional English Fern...
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    Re: What's your favourite 80's powerhouse scent?

    Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche
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    Re: Creed Windsor Now Available from Creed Website

    I am arranging for a 250ml flacon split. Details can be found under the "for sale" section of the basenotes community. You can contact me via PM if interested.

    Chris
  51. Thread: Odin NYC

    by fishercb
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    Odin NYC

    Has anyone tried any or all of the three new Odin fragrances? 01, 02 and 03 ? If yes can you offer any comments/feedback?

    Chris
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    Re: Warm, soft, suntan lotion scent

    Neroli36 by Le Labo (somewhat similar to SUN by Jil Sander).

    Chris
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    Re: Leather Scents

    Memoire Liquide's "Cuir Millesime" is fantastic and very "bohemian" yet classy at the same time.

    Chris
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    Re: Bay Rum - wtf???

    Dominica Bay Rum used to make cologne strength Bay Rum ( vs. A/S) and they also used to make a cologng version called Bay Rum Spice. The extra spices extended the longevity of the fragrance and quite...
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    Re: Clean, Classic Barbershop Scent?

    BPAL (Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab) has a wonderful perfume oil called Villain that really fits the bill IMO. This is very analogous to Clubman by Pinaud but it is much more complex and higher quality....
  56. The new First in Fragrance house fragrance

    Has anyone tried the new house fragrance for First In Fragrance (owned by George Wuchsa)?
    http://www.ausliebezumduft.de/kosmetik_produkte.php?products_id=6222

    If yes, can you comment and offer...
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    Krigler Perfumery

    Has any one had the opportunity to sample any of the fragrances from Krigler Perfumery in NY (http://www.krigler.com)? If yes, any comments/feedback on anything in the masculine/unisex category would...
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    Re: Monocle Scent 2: Laurel

    The word from Monocle is this won't be out until sometime in November.

    Chris
  59. Thread: Knize Forest

    by fishercb
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    Re: Knize Forest

    Knize Forest is hard to find in the USA. But it is available from here (a Berlin perfume retailer):
    http://www.thedifferentscent.de/product_info.php?cPath=1_6&products_id=370
    It shares a lot of...
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    Re: Looking for strong scented shaving cream

    I have tried hundreds of creams/soaps over the years and in terms of fragrance intensity I'd recommend AOS Sandalwood (easy to acquire here in the USA) and Tabac shave soap or cream. Tabac is a bit...
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    Re: SL Fille en Aiguilles! Anyone?

    I like it but wasn't "blown away." Caramelized pine with a bit of incense in the drydown is what I get. Someone else commented that if this had been done by any other house most wouldn't pay any...
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    Re: Italian lavender?

    Coldinava (made by Nicky Chini) is very traditional "old school" Italian Lavender (http://www.nickychini.com/1.html).

    Chris
  63. Re: For those born between 1960 - 1965: Favorite scent during the 1980's?

    Drakkar Noir, Midwest USA, Born 1964.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes extrait in stores!

    I'd be most interested in a compare/contrast between TdH Extrait and Montale's Red Vetyver. The latter has always been to my nose a Parfum/EDP version of TdH.

    chris
  65. Thread: Nobile1942

    by fishercb
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    Nobile1942

    Has anyone had a chance to sample the men's/unisex products from this Italian producer? In particular I am interested in Lavanda Nobile and Pontevecchio Colonia for men. Any and all comments are...
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    Re: Is Mama Bear shaving soap really that good?

    They're okay but the finest artisan made shaving soaps and creams are made by http://www.fitjarsoap.no. The Shea Pleasure cream is the best shave cream I have used (with a brush) and the hard soaps...
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    Re: Profumo.it sample reviews.

    I just received a 50ml bottle of "Don Corleone" and I must say this is fantastic and considering it is entirely based on natural materials I am awestruck!!!

    There is a very mild sweetness that...
  68. Re: Are Knize fragrances just impossible to find...

    Caswell Massey was the exclusive importer/distributor of Knize scents in the US but they terminated their relationship with Knize about a year ago. You can still find some stock in various retail...
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    Re: Violet fragrances for men

    Dans Tes Bras by Frederic Malle is my favorite Violet fragrance for men.

    Chris
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    Trussardi 1911 Lavanda

    Has anyone tried this (the latest from the house of Trussardi)? If so, comments? And does anyone know of a US source/retailer for this product?

    Thanks,
    Chris
  71. Zizan for Men by Ormond Jayne

    Anyone sniffed this one yet? If yes, comments?

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami

    It's still in production but it has been reformulated and is now but a shadow of it's former self. The new Reve en Cuir by Indult is very similar to the vintage Bel Ami, however.

    Chris
  73. Re: Burr gives Reve en Cuir by Indult five stars and also mentions Scent Bar in revie

    Yes, it is excellent. I highly recommend it. It is very much like what Hermes Bel Ami used to be before they reformulated. It's a very smooth and slightly sweet/gourmand leather. It's easily unisex...
  74. Re: Burr gives Reve en Cuir by Indult five stars and also mentions Scent Bar in revie

    This is now up on the LuckyScent website and will be shipping early next week.

    Chris
  75. Re: Burr gives Reve en Cuir by Indult five stars and also mentions Scent Bar in revie

    Reve en Cuir translates to "Review in Leather."
  76. Re: Iris Silver Mist by Serge Lutens - a mini review

    BTW I hear that Keiko Mecheri (many of which are very Lutenesque) has an iris scent for men coming this Fall.

    Chris
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    Re: Ok, round me out.

    Sam:

    If Rose is waht you want and you want projection/sillage/lasting power then try Une Rose from Malle. Call barneys and see if they'll send you a sample. Le Labo's Rose isn't much "Rose" to my...
  78. Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    Orange Flower/Neroli.
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    Re: A Truly Long-Lasting Lavender

    Lavender, like citrus, is fleeting and by nature doesn't last very long on the skin. As such one needs some sort of fixative to help true lavender lost longer. After trying many the only two that I...
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    Re: Cartier Roadster - WOW!!

    Where are you guys finding this at retail in the USA? Thanks.

    Chris
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    Re: Ylang Ylang Superior Extra Essential Oil

    http://www.naturesgift.com

    Excellent high quality EO's at reasonable prices.
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    Re: Domenico Caraceni: Grooming Products

    The shave cream is expensive. That said a little goes a long way especially when used with a brush. And the olfactive experience while shaving is great.

    Chris
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    Re: Domenico Caraceni: Grooming Products

    The shaving cream is excellent and faithfully carries the scent of the EDT. It also provides an excellent shave when used with a brush.

    Chris
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    Montale Contact Info

    Could someone post the telephone, fax and email contact for the Montale Paris store?

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Re: Jil Sander Scent 79 Man?

    In the US you can find Scent 79 Man at Jil Sander boutiques. It's about $165 as I recall for the 125ml spray. It's excellent if you like woody, incense driven fragrances.

    Chris
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    Re: Erwin Creed on phone

    An expansion of ancillary bath/body products would be great to see within the line. For example the shave soap in Imperial and Silver Mountain Water would be great.

    Chris
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    Re: Anything like Tobacco Vanille?

    Tobacco Vanille by TF and SMN's Tobacco Toscana are nothing alike to my nose. Tobacco Vanille is heavier and a "sweet" Tobacco scent very similar to pipe Tobacco. The new Tobacco from Odori (from...
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    Re: Americans vs Europeans: Different Creatures

    You're spot on Lucius. As an example you can ask almost any woman in America what they prefer "on a man" and they'll tell you something "clean and fresh." In France, by contrast, "dirty" is...
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    Hermes Eau d'Orange Verte

    Does anyone know of a "clone" of Eau d'Orange Verte that has more "staying" power than even the Concentree/EDT version? I love this fragrance but it's gone in 30 min.

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Re: Anglia Perfumery

    I've tried several form the line. Many of these are "replicas" of the old Crown Perfumery (destroyed by Clive Christian). While the "replicas" are very close they are not quite the same and quite...
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    Re: I saw a new Allure Pour Homme in Nordstrom

    It's probably "Edition Blanche" which is a "light" version of Allure Pour Homme. I tried it and while nice it lasted only 30 min or so.

    Chris
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    Re: Received New Montales from Paris!

    Hednic:

    Sounds great. I'd be interested to hear your impressions of the others. Woudl you be so kind and post the contact info for the store, ie email address, telephone #, etc?

    regards,
    Chris
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    Re: Divine (L'Homme Coeur longetivity)

    I had the same experience. I really loved L'Homme de Coeur but it was gone in about an hour with no detectable trace. For me Iris Silver Mist is the "supreme" Iris fragrance with good longevity.
    ...
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    Re: Royal Briar Cologne - Fans?

    Has anyone tried the "house" cologne called Carroll Cologne? It's on their website. If so can you offer any descriptions?

    Thanks,
    Chris
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    Re: Knize Ten Golden Edition ?

    Can someone post or PM me Knize's email. I don't see one listed on their website. I'd be in for a bottle of the "Gold Edition" too.

    Chris
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    Re: "Gentleman Store" Colognes

    Charvet of Paris (primarily a shirt and tie maker) makes three scents that are sold exclusively in their Paris/Place Vendome store. They are excellent but only available in person at the store. They...
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    Re: Cereus Scents at Barneys

    I was at Barneys SF and saw these too. I found it amazing that retailers like this put something out in advance of having stock. What's the point if you have nothing to sell? Anyway, I agree these...
  98. Re: Traditional Eau de Cologne - your thoughts and recommendations please

    Longevity is a problem with this entire "eau de cologne" category. However, while it does last it is divine. My personal favorites are the classic Acqua di Parma Colonia (eau de cologne citrus with a...
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    Re: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

    This line is hit or miss. I find their "Villain" fragrance excellent (an Elizabethan era fragrance reincarnated). Others are fairly linear and not very complex. But the prices are fairly reasonable...
  100. Re: Un Brin de Reglisse by Hermes: the 7th Hermessence

    The Hermes boutiques are saying mid to late November.

    Chris
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