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  1. Thread: Summer

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    Poll: Re: Summer

    Among others, also adding Tuscany, Eau Sauvage Parfum, Boucheron pour Homme EDP, Lalique White, most Hugh Prasons fragrances especially Blue and Yellow
  2. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Cologne Intense Eau de Parfum

    Even with the ambroxan, still enjoying not just regular Polo Green but also most of its flankers to consider at least some testing if not also ultimately owning this EDP version
  3. Re: best tobacco scent to me is now Mythique by Elixir Attar

    Thank you for the recommendation. Always on the look for more outstanding tobacco options.
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    Re: My rare vintage Lanvin Arpege

    Congratulations for owning this and thank you for the impressions shared.
    One of the most fascinating and complex classics, great on its own both as a vintage and also in any version/formulation.
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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

    8 sprays of C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 7th March, 2021

    C&E Sandalwood
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    Re: Fragrances that boost confidence ?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, almost anything in the wardrobe currently owned and/or tested.

    On a more general scale, possibly the usual designer and niche bestsellers like Aventus, the DH and...
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    Re: What do your backups say about you?

    Maybe too many fragrances in the current wardrobe do happen to also have backups: the most striking being perhaps Guerlain Heritage EDT in the range of at least 5-6 vintage 100 plus bottles.
    While...
  10. Re: A SUPREME MOMENT (Jean Patou) vintage Perfume/Cologne find.

    Congratulations and enjoy! Glad for you achieving such impressive and rewarding vintage find.
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    Re: Franck Muller perfumes?

    Although liking the actual watch brand, never knew until now that they also do fragrances
  12. Re: Anyone ever bought fragrances to resell at a profit?

    Never so far, although some did unintentionally have a certain but not overly dramatic nor exorbitant increase in value (provided they were vintage, became meanwhile discontinued and were stored...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Zino
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th March, 2021

    Zino
  15. Re: Summer Night Fragrance Devoid of Sweetness

    Maybe also Boucheron PH EDP, Opus 1870 by Penhaligon's, LM Oud Noir, Stetson by Coty, Voyage d'Hermes Parfum
  16. Re: Any knock-off fragrances actually worth wearing?

    Few to none so far personally known, the exceptions that confirm the rule might include several TDH inspired ones (though not 100% carbon copy renditions) like Zara Norrland, Yardley Citrus & Wood,...
  17. Re: Anyone else think current Paco Rabanne pour Homme has good/great longevity?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, at least decent enough to render the aspects of this fragrance that still remained enjoyable in the current formulation
  18. Poll: Re: What's the best next fragrance after Creed Aventus?

    Though liking each, voted for Allure Home Sport Eau Extreme as both personal favorite and thus likeliest recommendation from these two
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    In sync with Fate Man (from a sample)
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 or slightly more sprays of Fate Man
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th March, 2021

    Fate Man by Amouage (from a sample)
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    Re: Pick 1 for Each 3.0

    Swiss army (likely to overlap with both clean and hot weather, at least by personal standards) - Mugler Cologne
    Clean - Azzaro PH l'Eau
    Date night - Endymion EDC
    Hot weather - Cartier Roadster
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    Re: reformulations

    To a certain extent and just subjectively speaking, perhaps to a certain extent Joop Homme.
    While the performance still remains unchanged and therefore outstandingly good, its animalic and/or burnt...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Might go with Fate Man from a sample (did not wear this for a while anyway, therefore the more curious about shaping up/developing over time)
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    Re: Hermes, Chanel, Dior for summer?

    Also adding Voyage d'Hermes EDT and Parfum, Dior Homme l'Eau and Higher/Higher Energy by Dior, Chanel Egoiste Platinum
  26. Re: Strong and long lasting citrus fragrances?

    Great recommendations already, adding almost anything by Hugh Parsons, YSL pour Homme Haute Concentration, Boucheron pour Homme EDP
  27. Re: Whatís more versatile Chanel Allure Homme Eau Extreme or Creed SMW?

    Would rate both almost equally and each quite highly ranked in terms of versatility, perhaps with a slight preference towards Allure Homme Eau Extreme, based more on subjective tastes rather than...
  28. Poll: Re: 2021: Creed buys the pot... all in or fold?

    Might go for a few favorites almost irrespective of the price-but with the disclaimer of having likely enjoyed these just as much even if they would have not been by Creed and/or associated with the...
  29. Re: Your favorite budget friendly menís watches?

    Quite few great recommendations already, also adding particularly Tissot, Doxa and Junghans (at least, some of the series/ranges of each brands among each)
  30. Re: what are your guidlines for picking fragrance for spring, summer, fall, and winter?

    Few to none so far. Apart from avoiding heavy leathery/animalic, sweet gourmand and/or too pungently exotic spices in sweltering summer heat (but even there, mostly in the 30-40 Celsius and...
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    Re: Do you like the current Dior Homme Sport?

    Actually quite a bit, regarding both the scent and the performance gotten from this
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Old Spice in the vintage splash bottle EDT version
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    10 dabs from a splash bottle of Old Spice EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th March, 2021

    SOTE: Old Spice EDT
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    Re: Powdery lavender scents

    Also adding Endymion EDC by Penhaligon's, Ungaro Man Silver and the Blue Beard's Revenge EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th March, 2021

    SOTD Denim Musk
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Since Ungaro III was mentioned, also its flankers Oud, Parfum Aromatique as well as Gold & Bold
  38. Re: The NEW Phone Books here! The NEW Phone Books here! CARON L'ANARCHISTE

    Congratulations and enjoy!

    A truly great buy, providing often inexpensively (actually in the case of most if not nearly all offline and online retailers of this fragrance) a luxurious, mature...
  39. Re: Hi. I'm Looking For A "Modern Chypre" - Can You Help Me?

    Welcome!

    Also adding Chypre and Hesperide from the 7 Parfums Capitaux range by Jovoy Paris.

    As well as some of the fresher EDC style smart-casual scents from the Blu Mediterraneo range by...
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    Re: Strong and Natural Lasting Pine Scent

    Also adding Krizia Uomo and Yatagan by Caron
  41. Re: What smells like a luxury wooden watch box?

    Among others, in no particular order:

    niche and/or vintage - Feminite du Bois in the Shiseido and/or Lutens version, maybe also some of the scents in the 7 Parfums Capitaux range by Jovoy
    ...
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    Re: Alternative to Dior Homme Eau?

    Apart from the Sport flanker, also adding the Cologne flanker from the Dior Homme range
  43. Re: Im Stuck, suggest me a new Spring/Summer scent - trying to stay around $100 for 100ml or less

    Many great ideas beginning with the initial post and amply completed by equally informative replies, also adding:
    Best of Chevignon, Lalique White, Eau des Missions by Le Couvent des Minimes, Dior...
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    Re: Thank you to BN

    Some of the best both blind and also among previously tested thoroughly buys were thanks to BN recommendations, knowledge and kind, generous advice
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

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

    One Man Show
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021

    One Man Show
  48. Re: Reformulation thoughts on Red for Men by GIorgio of Beverly Hills.

    Most likely only got to buy, own and use this fragrance after its reformulation and still altogether quite glad (in addition to its inexpensive price) about its performance and actual scent
  49. Re: Van Cleef & Arpels pour homme : which formulation is this one ?

    Happening to own a bottle identical to the in the first and the 18th post-likely a version subsequent to the initial vintage one
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    Re: Code Parfumo & YSL La Nuit

    Out of these two, still happening to like YSL La Nuit a bit more-maybe more so in its EDP flanker with some added longevity.
    While otherwise still having to test both this version of Code and the...
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    Re: Masculine Tropical perfumes?

    Also adding Kenzo Jungle and Joop Nightflight
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    Re: Chanel No. 5 Eau Premiere

    While liking this one indeed very much, personally and subjectively (thus at the risk of being inaccurate/wrong) considering this one a tad less unisex than No. 19 or Cristalle by the same house
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    Re: Classic Scent

    If having to choose only one of these, it would be likely a close combat between Azzaro PH and Paco Rabanne - though liking RL Polo green as well, still having the feeling of getting the most out of...
  54. Re: A VERY weird/strange thing happened to me yesterday that caused me to make a PANIC purchase!

    Thank you for sharing the info and glad you found additional info about some backup and/or alternative possibilities
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    Re: Exploring new types of scents

    Thank you for the updates, also adding emo Paris and Franck Boclet as houses worth (re) testing for almost all seasons wear.
    While among single fragrances especially Azzaro PH l'Eau, Best of...
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    Re: about prada infusions ...

    So far got quite good performance from Infusion d'Homme and Infusion de Vetiver
  57. Re: How can someone smell like they have their Sh*t together?

    Maybe any fragrance with both office friendly and inoffensive notes, without coming off as too boring, light, generic, airy or sanitized.
    Luckily most of the French but also Italian, British etc....
  58. Re: Fragrance oddities of their time (Designer)

    Many great suggestions already, also taking the liberty to add austere dry wood fragrances ranging anywhere from the technically No. 19 to R&G Open.
    Showing that almost single note/mono-theme woody...
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    Re: Pick 1 for each

    1- Lalique White

    2- Akkad by Lubin

    3- Sartorial by Penhaligon's
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    Re: Bois Du Portugal is a Disgrace!

    So far, never got low performance from this-though admittedly without any recent retesting for performance
  61. Re: I'm taking a "chance/gamble". Blind buy purchase of CARON "L'Anarchiste".

    From a personal viewpoint alone, inclined to recommend this as a blind buy- regarding both its quality for generally affordable pricing and gradually getting to know your fragrance tastes
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Brut in an older EDT concentration
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of Brut EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021

    Brut EDT
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    Re: Most worn in February 2021

    A direct copy paste from a similar thread, based on the same BN statistics in the order of most frequently worn fragrances during this particular month:



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    Re: Your Most Worn February 2021

    According to BN statistics, in the order of most wears during this particular month:



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    Zino Davidoff by Davidoff
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 sprays of Eau de Grey Flannel
  68. Re: Variations on a theme of "Cheap" Fragrances.

    Too many to include, some already aforementioned here.

    In addition to most of the ones mentioned above, the final selection/closest competition would be likely between most Bogarts that are...
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    Re: Kouros: Fougere or Chypre?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, this one might contain elements of both, tending perhaps more towards a fougere.
  70. Re: How sweet is Zino compared to Lapidus pH or Jovan Sex Appeal?

    Moderately sweet, at least from a personal viewpoint alone.
    Mainly because after an initial blast of powdery sandalwood mingled with animalic notes and also quite sweet vanillic and floral ones-...
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    Re: Your favorite cdg?

    So far liked 2Man most and therefore more inclined to recommend this one
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    Re: Honest review of current Eternity

    Thank you for sharing this description and impressions about Eternity.
    So far, the only second thought about its current/recent formulation (s) were about the possibility of lower performance,...
  73. Re: Present Day Vs Past - Which is a better 'age' for fragrances?

    While almost 100% agreeing that past fragrance ages were ideal for chypre, oakmoss, animalic, piney etc. classics and powerhouses, not entirely disappointed about the current fragrance age either. ...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    Around 9 sprays of Zino
  75. Re: Old School yes, but I LOVE the smell of "Z-14"

    Thank you for sharing this post, relating even more so since both Z-14 are 1-12 long term personal favorites.

    With Z-14 being even more of a personal favorite would still own and purchase...
  76. Re: doubt about dior homme sauvage parfum 2012

    Tending to believe that the Eau Sauvage Perfume did not go bad, however it far more that its myrrh notes might seem a bit too linear and simple (having never been bothered by this detail so far)-also...
  77. Re: Can a vintage go bad only in its base, with top notes remaining perfect?

    From personal experience, did so far only notice rather the opposite-the top and to a lesser extent occasionally the mid notes being likelier affected, while the base intact
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    Re: Vintage Avon Wild Country Versions

    Thank you for the very detailed informative post and extensive pictures of Wild Country.
    While familiar especially with the sweeter current version still happen to like, also do know the vintage...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th February, 2021

    Zino
  80. Re: Best scent when eating in a seafood restaurant?

    Maybe anything apart from too heavy, formal, sweet/gourmand and/or leathery scents.
    However something fresh, be it of the aquatic type like Insese Ultramarine or most male Kenzo, minty like Cartier...
  81. Re: What fragrance would you wear to a gathering of a bunch of aging old dudes from high school?

    Not exactly knowing what to recommend, likely needing to know further specifics before any decision/advice- most likely to choose one of the most classic scents in the lineup
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport still good?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, tending to second any opinion so far about still getting decent performance from this scent
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    Re: Scents to wear while running?

    If not going completely unscented (but wearing an efficient deodorant), would most likely go for something like Chrome or Mugler Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Thank you for the reply. In the end went with for On El incidentally and also happened to like its twin scent On Ella - a wonderfully rich but also fresh early 2000s versatile Mediterranean scent,...
  85. Re: Regrets Over Fragrances Sold, Traded or Discarded

    Having sold, traded and/or discarded few to almost no scents so far and especially not the scent lineup's abridged version/dream team of long term personal favorites (unless there were too many...
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    Re: Shelf life of citrus heavy fragrances?

    Although do not own vintage citrus fragrances that old yet (or if so, at least unaware of this), did not notice in any scent of at least one if not a few decades of age containing citrus notes or...
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    Re: Mysterious morphing cloud

    Among the pricier ones, perhaps Zarkoperfume Molecule No 8.

    Among the more affordable options, Guerlain Homme Intense and most of the Homme as well as l'Homme Ideal range, surprisingly the quite...
  88. Re: Hello Basenotes! My modest collection grows. Need suggestions.

    Already a great collection, to the point that it may be difficult to find something else highly different from these that stands out as a scent wardrobe highlight - since your current lineup is...
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    Re: Newbie Observations!

    Great recommendations already, also adding most of the Xerjoff scents, especially if in the Shooting Stars and XJ series, Fougere Royale by Houbigant, Sartorial by Penhaligon's, Amouage Bracken, most...
  90. Re: Whatís the best classic fragrance they reissued in an Intense or Parfum form?

    Great names already, also adding Lalique Homme as EDP (though released almost instantly with its EDT version), several Guerlains like Habit Rouge EDP, the EDP concentrations of Hermes modern classics...
  91. Re: Mugler Cologne or "Come together", what kind of musk fragrance are they?

    Being only familiar with the White Musk among the scents mentioned, apart from owning Mugler Cologne, would even go perhaps a step further and compare this fresh scent by Mugler to a few more fresh...
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    Re: An evening scent plus one....

    Maybe also something like Boucheron pour Homme EDP, Lalique Homme EDP, Guerlain Homme Intense and/or Eau Boisee, Voyage d'Hermes Parfum - all of these easily on budget and fitting both the evening...
  93. Re: Looking for a Versatile Signature Scent with Solid Performance.

    Great suggestions already, also adding Azzaro Visit, Dior Dune PH, various TDH flankers like Eau Fraiche and Eau Intense Vetiver, Creed OV, Chanel Egoiste Platinum, Eau de Rochas
  94. Re: I've never had a light summer scent. TDH is the closest I've come

    Also adding Lalique White, Best of Chevignon, Azzaro pour Homme l'Eau among the brightest non aquatic, nor (coconut/other fruit notes type of sweet) light summer scents currently available
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    Re: Recommend an "Office Friendly" Patchouli

    In addition to so many great suggestions, also adding the admittedly minimal patchouli notes in quite however office friendly scents like:
    Yardley Citrus & Wood, Sartorial by Penhaligon's, vintage...
  96. Re: Current Polo Green or vintage Jaguar for Men (wood cap)?

    Inclined to recommend either with no second thoughts-however slightly inclined even more towards the Polo.
    Because of having paradoxically owned and/or tested both the vintage and the current...
  97. Re: Chanel Bleu EDT vs Creed Mi - What would you wear in the Summer heat ??

    Another vote for the MI out of these two
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of On El
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th February, 2021

    On El by J del Pozo
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Though owning the masculine version of Giorgio Beverly Hills Red with its plethora of notes (not necessarily as a disadvantage, quite the opposite) still torn between this one and J del Pozo On El,...
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