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    Re: Gimme Strawberry!

    From a personal viewpoint alone, the first two have a slight hint (even if not listed among their acknowledged notes) of smooth, creamy, almost mocha/milkshake like rendition of strawberry and/or...
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    Re: in praise of Dune by Dior

    One of the best choices from a house that already stands out with numerous feminine and masculine masterpieces already, mainly but not exclusively vintage one.
    Also agreeing that Dune, including in...
  3. Re: My next Vetiver fragrance...Terre D'Hermes Eau Intense Vetiver or Elie Saab Essence No.6 Vetiver

    Congratulations for the GV, a truly enjoyable and rewarding choice
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    Re: *new* kenzo homme edt intense (2021)

    Having had no concerns about Kenzo PH apart from its longevity and projection, would love to experience this improved performance
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    Re: YSL Y vs. Armani Code Profumo

    While considered the performance of YSL Y to be very good, could never imagine this outperforming, at best equaling the performance of Code Profumo
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Somehow continuing the sync, with a fragrance named after a town where the entire historical center looks like an ancient castle/fortress: namely Sienna by Crabtree & Evelyn
  7. Re: Grand Slam by Gainsborough ... Anything Anyone ?

    While admitting to not be familiar with this either, if at least remotely comparable to G Man, this might be a true gem at bargain pricing
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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

    6 sprays of Sienna
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th June, 2021

    C&E Sienna
  11. Re: Vetiver + Osmanthus = the next Aventus

    So far, having to add to and recommend among the best osmanthus fragrances tested especially:
    Louis Varel Extreme Oud (though as the name suggest, osmanthus is not its main ingredient) and...
  12. Re: Does original ADG 'really' have that poor performance?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, could never complain about its performance in more than 10-15, approaching almost 20 years of separate samplings/testings so far.
    And each time, this scent did last...
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    Re: Shining in the heat, today!!!

    The second half of the week and the current weekend have been quite rainy, damp, windy and unusually cold for an early summer, could practically wear even the heaviest choices in the current lineup. ...
  14. Re: Is there a better, fresher fragrance than the original Acqua di Gio?

    Seconding especially ADG Essenza and Armani Eau pour Homme and also adding Allure Homme Sport Extreme
  15. Re: Sexy, romantic mens Fall/Winter fragrances?

    Since TF Noir Extreme was mentioned, perhaps also another more winter appropriate, smooth, attractive rose scent also by Tom Ford.
    Though admittedly on the pricier side Tom Ford Noir de Noir might...
  16. Re: *new* tom ford ombre leather parfum (2021)

    Have liked the regular version just enough to consider testing this
  17. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. June 2021

    Have chosen Francesco Smalto PH not just as part of the sync, but also due to having missed its powerhouse notes and their composition
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Joining the sync with Francesco Smalto PH- one of the darkest do still have, use and wear, after not owning Salvador Dali PH anymore.

    Due to associating this scent with both a certain both down...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Francesco Smalto PH
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of Francesco Smalto
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th June, 2021

    Francesco Smalto PH
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    Re: Some powdery fragrances

    From your list, enjoying and tending to recommend especially No. 19 Poudre.

    Among other options not yet mentioned also happening to both like and also to consider worth recommending further,...
  23. Re: Sexy, romantic mens Fall/Winter fragrances?

    Many great recommendations already, also adding:
    Lalique Homme EDP (more floral in a general sense rather than rose based), Ungaro III plus flankers, Versace Blue Jeans (actually quite non casual...
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    Re: How do you store your samples

    The ones of lesser value and/or more common availability simply laying around the boxes of full bottles (however still not wedged nor forcefully intersected between these boxes). But the more...
  25. Re: Fragances that are on par or stronger than Amouage Beach Hut Man for Summer ?

    Also adding Bracken from the same house of Amouage and most of the citrus (in fact most of the EDP) scents by Hugh Prasons, as well as further Xerjoff options not mentioned here yet, for instance Kobe
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez for Him + flankers

    So far liked Bleu Noir EDT and for Him Intense the most, while still owning and using a bottle of the second.
    However also admitting to not have tested very much from this house, barely most of the...
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    Re: Interests in perfumery

    Welcome! Also done.
  28. Re: Cheap Patchouli Recommendations? Help please!!

    Many great recommendations already, also adding Marrakech Patchouli&Ginger by Tesori d Oriente
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    Re: What Fragrance Are You Allergic Too?

    So far none. Apart from subjectively disliking some fragrances, did never have an allergic reaction so far not even towards these.
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 hefty sprays of Bogart Signature
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    Re: Ski Holiday

    At least GIT for daytime and Tuscan Leather or Antaeus (optionally also Aventus) among the apres ski ones
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Bogart Signature
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th June, 2021

    Bogart Signature
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    Re: Back To Basics

    Great points so far.

    As personal take on this, if someone truly enjoys fragrances - even wearing the least crowd pleasing choices might eventually garner compliments, in part thanks to the sheer...
  35. Re: C & S Perfecto Fino, powerhouse lovers' ultimate dream!

    Thank you for the recommendation, added to the list of upcoming test options
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    Re: Off-the-radar spicy roses

    Many great recommendations, also adding:
    most of the Ungaro III range by Ungaro and perhaps even the discontinued Ungaro II, Esencia Loewe, Bronnley Gentleman's Cologne, Yves Rocher Secrets...
  37. Re: Do You Agree That You Are Not a True Fraghead if You Are Not Into Niche?

    Not necessarily.
    Far more not a true fraghead if not able, willing or otherwise not inclined to appreciate, cherish and ultimately wear quality fragrances irrespective of their price range, while...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Liking the idea of medieval castle chosen for the sync very much- in part also due to having quite a few scents with a classic, dark, historical and/or almost medieval style/vibe/note profile as the...
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    Re: Extremely Hot Weather Fragrances

    Seconding especially Mugler Cologne and also adding Best of Chevignon
  40. Re: Classics must for classic lovers collectors ( curent in production, available in markets )

    Many great recommendations already, (referring strictly to the current, easily available and not overpriced of each) also adding:

    the Aramis fragrances in the current Gentleman's collection-some...
  41. Re: What is your favourite "female" branded fragrance?

    Many great names already, seconding especially No.19 and Cristalle by Chanel, Shalimar, POAL by Malle, also adding TF Black Orchid, Bvlgari Jasmin Noir, Escale a Portofino by Dior, Le Dix by...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of U2 EDP by Eyfel
  43. Re: Fruity BUT non sticky nor overly sweet fragrances

    Many great recommendations, also adding Dune PH by Dior and several of the unisex options from the Blu Mediterraneo range by ADP
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th June, 2021

    U2 EDP by Eyfel (not in the database yet)
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    Re: Aventus vs. Millesime Imperial

    Though a belated reply, somewhat inclined to slightly prefer Aventus among two already great fragrances.
    Not in order to invalidate MI by any means, far more pointing out how accomplished this one...
  46. Re: Article: 7 Forgotten Scents That Still Smell Great

    Thank you for sharing. Happy to use and own some of these, as well as to further elaborate on and also recommend some of these if requested.
  47. Thread: Green!

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    Re: Green!

    Since Amouage was mentioned, perhaps also Bracken to a limited extent
  48. Re: BEST Lavender (Unisex) Fragrance Recommendations ... ?

    Many impressive recommendations indeed, also adding Yardley English Lavender, Eau de l'Occitan and Panier des Sens Lavender/Lavande Relaxante EDP-only the l'Occitan scent being more masculine...
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    Re: best version of chanel n 19 on a man?

    Both the EDT and the EDP can be unisex with very few to almost no concerns
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    Re: Gimme Strawberry!

    Also adding J'Ose by Eisenberg and Rochas Man, as well as the more linear and more unisex leaning Yves Rocher options like Fraise from the Plaisirs Nature series
  51. Re: Recommendations for a fresh, green, light vetiver?

    Also adding Vetiver Hombre by Adolfo Dominguez
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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

    9 dabs from a splash bottle of Old Spice
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th June, 2021

    Old Spice EDT
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    Re: Masculine Fig fragrances?

    Seconding and happening also enjoy mainly but not exclusively Salvatore Ferragamo, Dior Dune PH and ADP Blu Mediterraneo Fico di Amalfi
  56. Re: Mens fragrances with noticiable Ylang Ylang note but not dominant

    Seconding Boucheron pour Homme EDP and also adding the more or less detectable rendition of this note in:

    the quite recent l'Occitane release Jardin en Fete, Cerruti 1881 and 1881 Intense, C&E...
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    Re: Favorite shiso leaf fragrance

    If (by now vintage) regukar non flanker Eau Sauvage EDT can also be included, then preferring so far this. At least until testing and knowing more with this note.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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

    6 sprays of Brut EDC
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th June, 2021

    Brut EDC
  61. Re: Ferragamo F Black ( Lavender Lovers Must ? )

    The the lavender notes are quite smoothly rendered in this one, they are neither the dominant ones nor with a craftiness reaching the same level as in the Caron or the Parda renditions of this note
  62. Re: Your thoughts on the Valentino Uomo / Valentino Donna franchise

    Seconded and somewhat staying on topic, as much as liking certain scents from the Valentino Uomo/Donna ranges, have yet to test more among both these series and any other Valentino lines outside of...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Sort of continuing the sync, incidentally having meanwhile also chosen Guerlain Vetiver
  64. Re: I can't help but worry over fragrance shipped via truck in the Summer over a week.

    Seconded, most likely the exposure to heat as well as further only potentially/marginally harmful factors might be minimal to nonexistent, even if considering a prolonged shipping duration
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Guerlain Vetiver in the horizontal striped bottle version
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th June, 2021

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Gianfranco ferre 1986

    Would love to find this as well for buying and although do not know, therefore cannot recommend any trusted retail sources yet, definitely ranking among the personal favorite GFF scents effortlessly...
  69. Re: Fragrance You Would Prefer When Wearing a White Cotton Polo and Slacks-or-Golf Shorts in the Sum

    From your list: Creed OV, anything from the TF Neroli Portofino range, Guerlain l'Homme Ideal Cologne and Homme Eau Boisee, Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Among further options: ADP Colonia and/or...
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    Re: Gourmand Pancakes

    Maybe also Sculpture by Nikos and Rochas Man among the affordable, Siwa by Memo Paris, J'Ose by Memo Paris, even several hints within scents from the TF niche/exclusive line including Tobacco...
  71. Re: Acqua di Selva vs Pino Silvestre vs Lacoste Booster

    Liking all three quite a bit, would share the top spot between Acqua di Selva and Pino Silvestre thanks to their classic fresh barbershop style, while acknowledging Booster as a respectable...
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    Re: best marine niche?

    Also adding Hugh Parsons Blue-though not so much a marine, as much as fresh, sharp scent mostly dominated by icy juniper notes yet also with some marginal hints of seaweed and airy/aquatic tones
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    Re: How old is my Egoiste?

    Tending to second the 90s provenance/release age
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    Re: Eau Sauvage... minus the powder?

    Many great recommendations already, also adding Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta and Boucheron pour Homme EDP
  75. Re: Best Lacoste fragrances for men ?

    So far liked the 1984 masculine, Essential and Challenge the most
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    Re: Max value for 40€

    All the options listed here are fairly safe to get decent or even highest possible value within this price range, yet tending to recommend either Gentleman EDP or l'Homme Ideal Extreme as likeliest...
  77. Re: Clean, fresh barber sop/shaving foam vibe?

    Many great recommendations already, also adding Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche, Azzaro PH l'Eau, Acca Kappa Cedro and 1869 by the same house, Caron pour Homme Sport, Verdon and/or Cedrat by l'Occitane,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    In sync with Habit Rouge
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of EDT concentration Habit Rouge
  80. Re: Rive Gauche PH .... to good to be true or a bargain...of sorts?

    Likely trustworthy enough to go for this
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th June, 2021

    Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: A fragrance for a 20 yo guy

    Many great recommendations already, also adding to a (re) testing in no particular order:
    Guerlain Homme Eau Boisee, Lalique White, Azzaro PH l'Eau, Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme, Best of Chevignon
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Though just Boss Bottled, have owned and worn this for almost 20 years or even slightly more by now, the version owned being quite close to its first release
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Boss Bottled
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd June, 2021

    Boss Bottled
  86. Re: Montblanc Legend Spirit , thoughts - Modern Fougere lavender Barbershop ?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, a slight bit to sweet to be fully regarded as a barbershop fougere, but still fairly safe for a blind buy nevertheless
  87. Re: Desperately seeking a worthy heir to L'occitane Eau de Vetyver (+ impressions of my quest thus f

    Being indeed grateful indeed to both own and wear this.
    And though being unable to pin down the individual notes that went into this, also adding in completion to the great suggestions mentioned...
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    Re: The great "mass market" ambergris scents

    Maybe also Ambre & Santal by l'Occitan, the meanwhile discontinued Cerruti 1881 Amber and/or Amber River by Al Aneeq:

    with the slight disclaimer that the possible intention might have been in all...
  89. Re: Your thoughts on the Valentino Uomo / Valentino Donna franchise

    Only familiar with some, not even all the masculines in the series, happen to enjoy regular Valentino Uomo and also the Intense almost as much as the so far absolute personal favorite masculine...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Both having enough Guerlain scents (including the ones that made it to the current wardrobe as samples and are not yet listed nor visible as full bottles) to choose from and enjoying to wear most...
  91. Re: Recommendations Summer Signature scent ( Gentleman Cologne, Lanvin Sport, Legend Spirit )

    Out of these would share the top spot equally between Eau de Rochas and Lalique White-either of these pretty safe both for a blind buy and as everyday signature
  92. Re: My next Vetiver fragrance...Terre D'Hermes Eau Intense Vetiver or Elie Saab Essence No.6 Vetiver

    Also recommending TDH Eau Intense Vetiver - a both down to earth and smooth everyday vetiver doubled by good performance
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    One Man Show
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    Re: Fresh violet flower aquatic freshy....?

    Eau de Grey Flannel
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd June, 2021

    One Man Show
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    Poll: Re: Aquatic fougeres: your favourite?

    Voted for and preferring Guy Laroche Horizon
  98. Re: Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Profondo need your suggestions

    From a personal viewpoint alone, replying to all questions in the thread starting posts with yes.

    And while One Million Parfum has an even more best mode performance, this fact does however not...
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    Re: carded vials

    So far never had problems with hundreds of carder vials received so far and covering an almost equal amount of scents- if compared side by side to the very same scents applied from a full sized...
  100. Re: L’Instant Guerlain and Extreme how to recognize vintage boxes please??

    Enjoyed the vertical striped, black bottomed bottle version the most as a vintage while having little to no experience withe the most recent presentation
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