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  1. [CONUS] Re: VINTAGE BUNDLE - 1989 Fahrenheit, rive gauche, azzaro ph intense, jazz prestige, aramis, more...

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  3. [CONUS] Re: ***vintage sale***1989 Fahrenheit, rive gauche, azzaro ph intense, jazz prestige, aramis, more..

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    Re: Most worn in May 2021

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    Safari for Men by Ralph Lauren
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  5. [CONUS] Re: ***vintage sale***1989 Fahrenheit, rive gauche, azzaro, aramis, cartier, more...

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    Re: Rich, Green & Masculine

    Flower free frags -

    RL Polo Green
    VC & Arpels Tsar
    Esencia Loewe pour Homme
    Halston Z-14 (vintage only)
    Houbigant Duc de Vervins
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
  8. Re: Best current designer frags May 2021

    Tom Ford Beau de Jour Signature
  9. Re: Yves Saint Laurent Jazz (Current) Your Thoughts?

    I prefer the first and second versions. Can be pricey on EBay, but if you’re patient you can get 100 ml for around $100-$125. If you need more reassurance then just get a sample as they are plentiful.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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    Michael for Men
  11. Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute- without the peat smoke / medicinal notes?

    Dior Fahrenheit Parfum
  12. Re: Michael For Men by Michael Kors - Does anyone still wear this?

    I would say, yes, it does seem to have a bit of a following in the fraghead community which is cool. I never did get the TV connection, other than both having tobacco in their pyramid. The tobacco in...
  13. Re: Michael For Men by Michael Kors - Does anyone still wear this?

    Nothing similar that I could find either. He did the current 2014 re-issue of this one for Michael Kors, but we already know that it’s a completely different fragrance. Stock your vintage backups!
  14. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Your top 5 "must haves"

    All in vintage form:

    Azzaro pour Homme
    Polo Green
    Polo Crest
    Safari for Men
    Dior Fahrenheit
  16. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    Polo Green - Speckmann0706 and Danny Mitchell

    Aramis Havana - Brooks Otterlake

    Old Spice - Tspencer

    Safari for Men - HellBentForLeather

    Avon catalog - Varanis Ridari
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    Re: When the ad copy gets to you...

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    Both the Safari for Men and Polo ads drew me in. Pretty sure I still tried them before buying but I was already halfway there based on the ads...
  18. Re: Azzaro Chrome ( Hedione Metalic note )

    It's widely known as a safe blind buy, but these type of "inoffensive" fragrances give me an instantly brutal headache. As long as you are ok with the these type of fresh, aquatic, bright and...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    A real gem! :laugh:
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    Re: Most worn in April 2021

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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    RL Safari for Men

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    Re: Pick 1

    All vintage....

    Day - Azzaro pour homme

    Evening - YSL Jazz

    Weekend - Dior Fahrenheit
  23. [CONUS] VINTAGE BUNDLE - 1989 Fahrenheit, rive gauche, jazz prestige, aramis, more...

    ***** VINTAGE FOR SALE *****

    Available individually or as a bundle deal!

    ***** VINTAGE BUNDLE DEAL (ITEMS 1 - 6 BELOW) *****

    - Purchase any 2 - get $25 off the total price
    - Purchase any...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Agreed....and great photo! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Your Basenotes Milestones

    GASP, the last time I wore Old Spice was November 3, 2020.....gonna rectify this problem right now!

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  26. Re: Aramis: has the end of this classic arrived?

    The flankers are -

    Modern Leather
    Special Blend
    Tobacco Reserve....pretty sure this was already discontinued
  27. Re: Aramis: has the end of this classic arrived?

    Aramis and it's flankers are still featured prominently on the Estee Lauder homepage...

    https://www.elcompanies.com/en/our-brands/aramis
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    Re: Tom ford for men extreme

    I have always enjoyed it as a date night or formal type of fragrance. I tend to only wear it in cooler weather as the heat can really make it project too powerfully. Less is more with Tom Ford...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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    Polo Crest
  30. Re: Why are so many older fragrances "cologne sprays"?

    The original Eau de Cologne is a spirit-citrus perfume launched in Cologne in 1709 by Giovanni Maria Farina (1685–1766), an Italian perfume maker from Santa Maria Maggiore Valle Vigezzo.

    In 1708,...
  31. Re: List and rate the tobacco frags you've worn

    Updated list based on my current wardrobe:


    Remy Latour Cigar - 6/10 For $20, a good impression of an aromatic cigar box.

    Gianfranco Ferre for Man - 7/10 Vintage version has a very rich and...
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    Re: Is this for real?

    Yep, $12 bucks at Walmart, but unfortunately they are out of stock...:tongue:
  33. Re: Have you gone back to an overkilled fragrance?

    Yes, Drakkar Noir, except now I have the vintage original version in my wardrobe. Excellent juice.
  34. Re: Your Current Favorite Fragrance Bottle and Packaging Presentation

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  35. Re: Never ending expensive issue...help please

    Best guess is you are going nose blind. 8 sprays right around the neck is going to instantly become a full scale assault on your sense of smell.

    One way to determine if your fragrance is...
  36. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    From what I’ve seen it’s already there, especially through wholesalers on Ebay.
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    Re: Vintage Carnation Suggestions??

    Aramis Devin Country Cologne

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  38. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    A possibility, but in the end money talks. If Polo Green isn’t selling then that shelf space goes to what is. It makes sense as Granddaddy Green doesn’t fit any current trends at all. We like to...
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    Re: Fragrances your Dad wore

    Jovan Musk, Obsession for Men, Old Spice Aftershave and the original stick deodorant. I remember trying the deodorant for the first time and it stung my armpits from all the alcohol content HA! Still...
  40. Re: Wearing a budget-friendly scent vs. smelling above your financial means

    How do I like this thrice!? :thumbsup:
  41. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    The success or failure of PCI may play a role in their future decisions. I also believe that no dramatic changes will happen as long as Ralph is still alive as that would be pretty cold. But who...
  42. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Polo Green is walkin’ the mile boys.....luckily there is still an ocean’s worth of it on the grey market if you need more.
  43. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Yep, it's only available through their website.
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    Re: How many bottles is too many?

    If you need to ask yourself how many is too many, then you already have too many. :rolleyesold:
  45. Re: If Juice Comes Out On The First Spray Does That Mean The Bottle Is A Return And Has Been Used ?

    The average number of sprays in a 100ml bottle is 1,400. If it is clearly authentic and in not damaged I wouldn't waste 1 brain cell worrying about a bottle missing a couple of sprays.
  46. Re: What's on top of your wish-list right now?

    Azzaro pour Homme Cologne Intense....not available in the US yet
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    Re: Cold, rainy night fragrance

    Jacomo de Jacomo
    RL Polo Green
    TF For Men Extreme
    Michael for Men
    Chanel Antaeus
    TF Sahara Noir
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    Re: Vintage fragrance I bought today

    :thumbsup:
  49. Re: List and rate the tobacco frags you've worn

    I had the same experience, it was 3 hours of intense smoke before the tobacco appeared. I didn't hate it, but could not imagine a scenario when I would be able to wear it other than in really cold...
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    Re: Vintage fragrance I bought today

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    Azzaro Pour Homme Intense EDT 100ml tester (1st version, 1992) ......I had already acquired a 7ml mini of this and was losing hope a full bottle would ever turn up. Well, it's on the way...
  51. Re: Vintage Fahrenheit so many bottles for sale ?

    This seller should be writing a long thank you note to Basenotes. I took a look at his listing a few weeks ago and he had over 30 watchers. It felt like everyone was just sitting and waiting for...
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    Re: Halston Z-14 Made in Germany?

    Awesome find, congrats!
  53. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Cologne Intense Eau de Parfum

    + 1 ...seems like we are all looking for a “modern” take on Polo, but it was already released in 2008. Yeah, it can be pricey but worth it if you really love Polo :thumbsup:
  54. Re: What are you guys getting for spring/summer?

    I wear my wardrobe year round with Azzaro pour Homme leading the charge...
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    Re: How Often Do You Blind Buy?

    +1

    At this point, I really enjoy my vintage frags the most with a just a few moderns mixed in. Unless something comes out and really blows me away I am content with what I currently have in my...
  56. Re: What’s the best Tom Ford to wear with a suit?

    Many from the line could be considered formal enough for a suit. For me, I would go with TF for Men if it was a daytime occasion or TF for Men Extreme for nighttime.
  57. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    I personally prefer the Luxury Products version with the tall spray atomizer. Easy to find on Ebay and you may prefer it over the current stubby sprayer version.

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  58. Re: Tom Ford 'Resort Collection' - return of Neroli Portofino & Mandarino Acqua, Oud Minerale & more

    Cheaper ....and weaker. Not necessarily a bad thing, but to be expected as the line moves into mainstream designer territory.
  59. Re: List and rate the tobacco frags you've worn

    Rasasi Tobacco Blaze smells like sitting next to someone wearing a subtly sweet perfume in the back of a limo that hasn’t had the upholstery cleaned in 5 years. Basically a mildly sweet cigar ash...
  60. Re: How do you "recycle" alcohol after decant ?

    +1 for using a funnel....
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTD: Azzaro pour homme Intense

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  62. Re: NEW: Mont Blanc Explorer 'Ultra Blue'

    Just what Planet Earth's atmosphere needs, more pink pepper and ambroxan...:tongue:
  63. Re: I think Rive Gauche PH is overrated. Is something wrong with me?

    When I first sampled it, I didn't care for the "cold clove" characteristic. Over the years, the fragrance overall has grown on me and now I wear it every once in a while. The unicorn status isn't...
  64. Re: Ever bought a 'compliment monster' that failed to roar?

    Nope, but I got carded the other day so that's something....:coolold:
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    Re: Yet another recommendation thread

    Azzaro pour homme
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Aramis Tuscany per uomo
    TF For Men
    TF Beau de Jour
    YSL Jazz
  66. Re: “Oh look at me I’m so understated”

    YSL Jazz
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    Re: Latest Azzaro - The Most Wanted!

    Looks like a job for Captain BaseNotes and his trusty sidekick Johnny SplitsBoard :coolold:
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    Re: Latest Azzaro - The Most Wanted!

    I’ll be on the lookout for reviews....
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    Re: best name for a fragrance

    Fahrenheit
    Antaeus
    Polo
    Brut
    Tsar
    Havana
    Jules
    Bandit

    Old Spice
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    Re: Latest Azzaro - The Most Wanted!

    Sweet, sweeter, sweetest! Azzaro has discovered the fountain of youth as their target market is now aging in reverse with this one aimed at 11-15 year olds supported by a fresh marketing campaign...
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    Poll: Re: Tom Ford Poll

    TF for Men Extreme
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    Re: Looking for a masculine floral

    Azzaro Acteur
  73. Re: ‘Eau de Pub’ is a new perfume created to remind you of your local

    April Foolin’.....if not, just wear Kouros
  74. Re: Geeezeeee! It only took me OVER two Decades to discover/try...

    I really wanted to love it, but it ultimately didn’t work for me as I would reach for Roger & Gallet Open more often. Glad you are digging it!
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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    Halston Z-14
  76. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Check out vintage splash Halston Z-14 if you enjoy Italian Cypress as the similarities may surprise you. It can still be found on Ebay for between $25 - $50.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTD: Drakkar Noir

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    SOTE: Charles Jourdan Un Homme

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  78. Re: Can we stop calling them oriental fragrances

    If it doesn’t feel right then simply don’t use the term. If the term offends you then come up with an alternative and use that in conversation instead. We all have the ability to choose to not be...
  79. Re: Tom Ford not worth buying anymore ......

    Ahh the salad days.....Sahara Noir, Italian Cypress, TF for Men and TF Extreme. Those 4 remain the only fumes I have from the collection.
  80. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

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    after shave, after shower, after anything....
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    Re: Early love that is still a love

    Azzaro pour homme
    Polo Green
    Aramis Havana
    Drakkar Noir
    Brut EDC
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    Re: Most worn in March 2021

    Your most worn (in the last month)



    TodayIn the Last WeekIn the Last MonthIn the Last YearAll Time



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  83. Re: List and rate the tobacco frags you've worn

    Agreed, very close. Vintage may have more longevity, but the current is more than respectable overall for $25.
  84. Re: A blast from the past: What were the big hyped frags when you joined Basenotes?

    Joined BN in 2014, these were big hype - Bleu de Chanel, Pure Havane, Bvlgari Man in Black, BR 540, Aventus, TF Grey Vetiver
  85. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Sweaty oakmoss and leather......not that there's anything wrong with that :coolold:
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    Re: Bringing it all Back Home

    When you zoom in it looks like a clock.
  87. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTD: Jacomo de Jacomo

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  88. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Pretty sure that’s an early 80’s spray. RL used the dark green atomizers on early Cologne spray bottles when before they only offered the Cologne as a splash.
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    Re: Alternative to vintage Polo Green

    Tears of Zeus EDT
    Eau de Burt Reynolds
    Steve McQueen Concentree

    ....or just more vintage Polo, there is an ocean’s worth of it available online.
  90. Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Yes, the drydown is smoother with better blending. The ashy tobacco is stronger as well, especially vintage Warner Polo. Vintage Polo is still widely available on Ebay so finding some should be no...
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    Re: Captain, Molyneux

    Same here, wears very light on the skin. Another frag in the same vein, which I prefer over Captain Molyneux, is Charles Jourdan Un Homme. Can be tough to find, but a real vintage gem as far as I'm...
  92. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Taste maker! :thumbsup:
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    Re: Old Spice Barbershop NOW OPEN

    HA, yes it's a real business. The shop is in Ohio and the video is from the Old Spice Youtube channel.
  94. Re: What's the last frag you physically scrubbed off, and when?

    Spicebomb .....intolerable :tongue:
  95. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTD: Polo Modern Reserve

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  96. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTD: Azzaro Pour Homme Intense

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  97. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Cologne Intense Eau de Parfum

    Their website is claiming available online only....

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  98. Re: Happy International Fragrance day!

    1 day? I declared everyday International Fragrance Day around 25 years ago :laugh:
  99. Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTE: Aramis Tuscany per uomo

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  100. Re: I know Salvador Dali pH is not a safe blind buy but... I'm thinking I MIGHT just love it

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