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    Re: Shave cream and Cologne matched

    Thank you for posting.

    So far, matched only the shaving creams in the more affordable price category like Denim Original, Proraso (also considering Tabac Original along similar lines) with...
  2. Re: Dedicated thread to the House of Memo Paris

    So far, liked their ouds, particularly Lalibela Oud, Shams Oud and Luxor Oud the best-as quite diverse, yet all very consistent quality takes on a very complex oud theme with the added benefit of...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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

    8-9 dabs from a splash bottle of Old Spice
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th May, 2021

    Old Spice EDT
  6. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - May 2021

    Accordo di Ebano by l'Erbolario-apparently simple however also quite smooth and high performance yet not overly beast mode projection EDP.
    With a certain textured and nuanced structure quite...
  7. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Casual-Caron pour un Homme Sport, for more special occasions-anywhere between Guerlain Homme Eau Boisee and Armani Eau d'Aromes
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    Re: Your favorite oud with no rose

    So far, LM Black Oud and Luxor Oud by Memo Prais-however with the disclaimers of not knowing whether they contain some hints of rose, because if so, did not sense it.
    And also if these are actually...
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    Re: Layering on top of TF's Tuscan Leather...

    Since Rasasi was mentioned, perhaps also with Tasmeem by this very house
  10. Re: If you have to choose a perfume for me ? (:

    Welcome and thank you for posting.

    In additions to many great recommendations, also recommending especially Escale a Portofino by Dior, Rhubarbe Pamplemousse by l'Occitane, Voyage d'Hermes EDT by...
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    Re: My Grandmothers Collection

    Thank you for sharing and kudos for the impressive collection.
    In addition to the other great fragrances mentioned and shown, also admiring Le Dix by Balenciaga- a classic of a certain complexity...
  12. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time - 2021

    Accordo di Ebano by l'Erbolario-liked both the actual scent and the performance gotten from this
  13. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- without the peat smoke / medicinal notes?

    If going a bit off-topic while still on-topic regarding the house of Memo Paris (however beyond/in addition to its leathers) would also recommend Luxor Oud and Shams Oud for some possible (re)...
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    Re: A small love note to Basenotes

    Happy birthday and many thanks for the kind words.
    Taking the opportunity to thank this wonderful community for all that can perhaps only be described and deservedly valued as equally stunning,...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    Accordo di Ebano by l'Erbolario:

    a sheer, both easygoing and yet classy revival of 70s-80s both austere and luxurious woody fragrance landmarks, with just the ideal balance between good to great...
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    Re: Acqua di Parma - why so little love?

    Depends also very much on the range/series, but personally speaking have hardly ever enjoyed (and thus also been willing to recommend further) both the classic EDC style of Colonia plus flankers, yet...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Glad to have joined in with Fahrenheit 32, a versatile Dior (sync) fragrance-particularly the local weather conditions, incredibly well mastered by this scent in both rainy/damp late spring and more...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - May 2021

    Two l'Erbolario scents, namely Jade Plant- a green pleasant spring/summery option with decent projection.
    While the true highlight of today was another l'Erbolario option, namely Accordo di Ebano...
  19. Re: ORIGINAL Marlou 50ml d'ambiguite : You know that I'm weak for you (weak for you) I can't help my

    Thank you for sharing the story, very happy for you - since reuniting with an older (or for that matter, also more recent) fragrance love is always a highly rewarding and altogether simply beautiful,...
  20. Re: A fine fragrance production supervisor answers questions on Reddit

    Thank you for sharing.
    While having missed the discussion and therefore the possibility to add something on the thread posted, have the sensation of always learning something new while reading many...
  21. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Vintage Halston Z-14 or 1-12, with both vintage or current Stetson also likely qualifying
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Fahrenheit 32 (from a late 2000s batch quite close in time to its 2007 initial release)
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Fahreheit 32
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th May, 2021

    Fahrenheit 32
  25. Re: Fragrances you notice have the most inconsistency bottle to bottle?

    Having mostly bought backups of the same fragrance from identical or at least similar batches, usually within an identical time frame, had little to opportunities at comparing same scents with...
  26. Re: Rubbing salt in the wound: fragrance hobby and forum posting... are we getting insane?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, have not noticed any signs of the fragrance hobby taking such turns in the case of any BN contributor did interact with and/or follow here on the forum.

    However,...
  27. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- without the peat smoke / medicinal notes?

    Welcome!

    Recommending, among other possible choices, a (re) testing of the fragrances within the Le Parfums Remarquables line by Le Couvent de Minimes- though much less sweet and less smoky too,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    Intending to join the sync wearing either Eau Sauvage EDT or Fahrehenit 32, so far the two Dior options do have
  29. Re: Has anyone else tried 2020-2021 batches of Guerlain Classics?

    Might have at most tested part of the Guerlain Homme and l'Instant ranges as recent as from 2020-2021, mostly the ones with standardized new (er) bottle/box design, luckily without detecting much if...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Giorgio for Men
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    6 abundant sprays of Giorgio for Men
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th May, 2021

    Giorgio for Men
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    Re: Your favorite Casio G Shock watches?

    While not much into this brand and model, would likely be something rather untypical for this style, line or brand, for instance:

    https://www.gshock.com/watches/limited-edition/awm500d-1a
    ...
  34. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    James Bronnley Gentlemen's EDT- a both cuddly, comforting scent still managing to be/remain gentlemanly
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    Re: My nose sucks ... what is it that I like?

    Maybe fine spices, vanillas, gourmands with little to no emphasis on sweetness nor sickly overpowering, syrupy notes while still with great, noticeable projection and lasting power.
    Therefore...
  36. Re: Fleur du Male JPG any close or similar ( Floral creammy spring summer ) ?

    Great recommendations already, also adding Fahrenheit 32
  37. Re: Terre d'Hermes - vintage oak/tree moss

    Would still go for the current one, never having sensed the older formulations being (at least to my nose) heavier on oak/tree moss
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    Re: When the ad copy gets to you...

    Actually Chevignon Brand, also one of the first fragrances ever owned and also still enjoyed currently
  39. Re: How is the current formulation of Platinum Egoiste?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, still good both as fragrance and regarding its performance
  40. Re: Scents/Flavors you enjoy in general, and how they relate to fragrance choices

    A few main categories that include but are not limited to:

    citrus- mostly classic designer and niche citruses like ADP Colonia, Armani Eau pour Homme

    lavender- Caron pur un Homme, l'Occitane...
  41. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    Almost any Chanel, particularly Antaeus plus a few Chanel Exclusives- Bavard

    Almost any Avon but also 80s powerhouses- Varanis Ridari

    Vintage Guerlains, along with further, mostly chypre...
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Zino
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th May, 2021

    Zino
  44. Re: What's the brightest/liveliest/cheeriest fun scent for a larger than life character?

    Bright cheerful clean citrus fragrances like:
    Verdon by l'Occitane, most fragrances in the Shooting Stars and XJ 1861 ranges by Xerjoff, Hugh Parsons Yellow, TDH Eau Tres Fraiche
  45. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Armani Eau de Nuit Oud
  46. Re: Similar to Marc Jacobs Bang ( Coniferous, peppery, balsamic incense )

    Also adding Ginepro Nero by l'Erbolario (resinous, peppery, woody, piney)
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    Re: Your top 5 "must haves"

    In no particular order:

    Armani Eau pour Homme
    Knize Ten
    Esencia Loewe
    Ungaro III
    Blenheim Bouquet
  48. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Since YSL l'Homme was mentioned, maybe also YSL l'Homme Sport
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    Re: Chanel No.19:Vintage vs New Reformulation?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, did not sense many difference between the vintage EDT and EDP compared to the current versions of either.
    Would rate current EDP (or even higher concentrations)...
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    Re: Best reasonably priced leather fragrance?

    At least in some both offline and stores, Coach Leathware is decently priced.
    Therefore likely to recommend this due to a personal, subjective preference almost irrespective of the price but even...
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    Re: Azzaro Chrome ( Hedione Metalic note )

    From a personal viewpoint alone, any of these three fragrances is a fairly safe and also affordable blind buy, with little to no chances/likeliness to get decent value for money and nice designer...
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    Re: Creed for Kids?

    If on the same level with fragrances like Petit Guerlain, might perhaps not rule out such purchase entirely
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    Re: My puppy LOVES Cuir De Russie edt!

    Thank you for hasting the post and photo. A puppy with surely great fragrance tastes.
  54. Re: Menthe Fraiche Eau de Parfum by HEELEY or YSL Live Jazz

    Live Jazz, especially if vintage
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    9-10 sprays of l'Occitan
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd May, 2021

    l'Occitan
  57. Re: 2021 edition: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Almost any fragrance by Carthusia
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Sienna by Crabtree&Evelyn
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of C&E Sienna
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd May, 2021

    C&E Sienna
  61. Re: Comparing Two Green Giants - No19 & Vent Vert?

    Liking both very much, slightly preferring and likelier to recommend No. 19 in any concentration and/or vintage
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    Re: Best reasonably priced leather fragrance?

    Already quite a few great recommendations, also adding GFT Spanish Leather, Stetson by Coty, La Martina Cuero, Monothere Leather and Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir
  63. Re: Chanel having a great run with Olivier Polge ....

    Happening to like both most of the Jacques Polge and more precisely on topic, Olivier Polge output for Chanel.
    Might have never been into this house to the currently very enthusiastic, superlative...
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    Re: Dior Higher similar recommendations

    To stay within the house of Dior, maybe also the various lighter more casual flankers of DH like Sport or Cologne
    (regular DH and its Intense, Parfum etc. versions/concentrations being likely too...
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    Re: Best of 4711 Acqua Colonia

    So far liked the regular one and Ice most, in fact more than most or nearly all of the recent flankers/variations
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    Re: What are your favorite high end houses?

    So far including without being limited to, in no particular order:
    Knize, Creed, Hugh Parsons, Memo Paris, Frederic Malle, Lubin, second Xerjoff, but also the high end lines of houses like Guerlain...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    Though not so much of a male (and only tenuously at best a unisex) fragrance managed to get from Yves Rocher Kiwi Kiss, in spite of its rather commercialized and/or immature naming, a quite...
  68. Re: what is the specific problem with keeping your fragrance in bathroom?

    Also if the bottle is properly ventilated and spared from extremely high temperatures, combined with this very fast rate of using/wearing a scent, possible spoilage becomes highly unlikely.
    Both...
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    After having spotted other very affordable fragrances along the lines of Axe in this TV series, also noticed at least during one bathroom scene that TV series "The Middle"
    (2009-2018) quite visibly...
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    Re: Most worn in April 2021

    Thank you so much for the impressive work.
    Highly interesting to see and to discover the statistics overview of the overall, altogether most popular/worn scent choices during a particular month.
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    Re: Cartier Pasha question

    Mostly agreeing, having managed to test both vintage and more recent Pasha though not side by side, would not worry about any noticeable impact on both the actual scent and its performance.
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    Re: Davidoff goodlife alternatives

    For some reason, always perceived this close to male and/or unisex fig options, therefore would recommend at least testing ADP Fico di Amalfi-especially if priced comparably or more affordable than...
  73. Re: Definitive list of fragrances similar to Creed Aventus

    Also adding Lapidus PH. Since first released in 1987, technically not a copy/knockoff/imitator Aventus as much as one of the earliest ancestors/predecessors/likely inspirations.
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    Re: Scent of a Mullet

    Though first released in 1971, also ranking G-Man by Gainsboro quite close to an appropriate scent choice
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    Re: Help needed dating Gucci Envy for men

    Seconded, while having bought the first Envy bottle (and after a short time its backup as well) actually earlier around 2007-2008, noticed the very same coloring.
    And thus making it likelier to be...
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    Re: Amouage for woman

    Although belated, also taking the liberty to further add Fate Woman to at least a future testing list (even if not bought/gifted right now nor in immediate, foreseeable future).
    Admittedly quite...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    1992 Heritage EDT
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    Over 10 dabs from a splash bottle of Heritage EDT
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st May, 2021

    Heritage EDT (vintage)
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    Re: Advice on next purchase please

    Great choices indeed, many congrats for this exquisite full bottle as well as sample selection
  81. Re: Cartier Declaration VS Terre d'Hermes Eau tres Fraiche VS Bigarade Concentree.

    Acknowledging indeed a certain similarity of powdery but also fresh, ultimately quite complex vetiver being rendered at least in 2 of these 3.
    This being said, would personally rate Declaration and...
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent Opium 2009

    Tending to second that the EDP in its version from this year may be more unisex.
    Even if a bit off topic, maybe if going back in time slightly (not necessarily much) further, the later 90s or even...
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    Re: Frederic Malle vs......

    While strongly influenced by a strong subjective bias in favor of the FM scents, likelier to rate (though in an admittedly biased/subjective way of someone still quite unlearned) French Lover and...
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    Re: Best aquatic / fresh ambergris fragrances

    Although not certain if the best and also noticing that ambergris is not even listed as official ingredient, still getting some of the smoothest and finest blending niche fresh aquatic rendition of...
  85. Re: Fall/winter female fragrance recommendations

    Great recommendations already.

    Also taking the liberty to add most of the scents in the Les Parfums Remarquables range from Le Couvent des Minimes.
    Admittedly not the most inexpensive, but...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    At least partly in sync, wearing Al Hajjar al Aswad as the SOTE.
    This one is one of the most floral male, in fact easily unisex versatile scents currently owned.
    And in spite of its name it is...
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    Re: Most worn in April 2021

    A direct copy-paste from a similar thread, according to BN statistics anything else getting either one or no wear while these are the most worn during this month:



    1...
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    Re: Most worn in April 2021

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



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    One Man Show by Jacques Bogart
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    Re: Last purchase for a long time.

    Congratulations for this indeed excellent choice (as pointed out accurately in posts above)
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    Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    8 sprays of Al Hajjar al Aswad by Qurashi
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th April, 2021

    Al Hajjar al Aswad by Qurashi
  92. Re: Blind buy ( Polo Sport, Eternity Edp, Versace Eau Fraiche, Eau de Rochas )

    Congrats for the great selection already, even if the purchase is neither definitive nor carried out yet.
    And if none of the aforementioned has been bought to this point, taking the liberty to...
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    Re: Aqua di gio reformulation

    Seconded, while reformulations are most likely inevitable, still enjoyed how most of this very DNA is somehow being kept up.
    Also did not manage to thus detect much change (regarding the initial...
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    Re: Favorite Natural Leaning Vetiver Perfumes

    Also adding l'Occitane Eau de Vetyver, vintage Lanvin Vetyver, also vintage Yves Rocher Eau de Vetyver and (preferably vintage as well) Vetiver Carven, Etro Vetiver
  95. Poll: Re: What's the best fragrance out of these? (No Aventus)

    Voted for, likeliest to recommend and preferring AHSEE out of these
  96. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Almost a week ago manged to first sample Kiwi Kiss by Yves Rocher and bought a bottle on the spot without second thoughts.
    In spite if its name, this one is far less fruity, sweet than expected and...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    One Man Show
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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: Thursday, 29th April, 2021

    One Man Show
  100. Re: Minis arenít as good as full size bottles

    Depends very much- at least personally speaking- on the size of the mini (usually favoring the larger sized ones), the storage quality of the mini holding the fragrance but also the quality and...
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