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  1. Re: Best (if any) performing YSL men cologne?

    If possible mainly but not exclusively: YSL pour Homme Concentree, La Nuit de l'Homme Le Parfum, YSL l'Homme Parfum, Kouros, Rive Gauche Intense, M7 Oud Edition
  2. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Versace l'Homme, Fendi Theorema and/or Life Essence, Krizia Uomo, possibly also the oud scents by Xerjoff and by ADP, Carthusia Uomo, Acqua di Selva
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    Re: My view on 5 Aventus alternatives

    A further thanks for posting-being so far unfamiliar with either of these, did not rush to sample these so far.
    Yet already eager due to having so far encouraging experiences not just with Aventus...
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    Re: New fragrance help

    Another vote for ADG Profumo, plus also recommending ADG Essenza among other flankers of this fragrance line
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Trussardi Jeans Men
  6. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Trussardi Jeans Men
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st December, 2020

    Trussardi Jeans Men
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    Re: Best masculine fragrance.

    Many great recommendations among the possible options already included on the list, also adding Open by Roger&Gallet, l'Erbolario Ginepro Nero, Boucheron pour Homme EDP, Caron Yatagan, Sartorial, Duc...
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    Re: Fougere Royale vs Masculin Pluriel

    Also adding a personal vote, based on additional preference (s) for Fougere Royale out of the two
  10. Re: Guerlain Acqua Allegoria Bergamot Calabria or TDC Bergamote

    A further vote in favor of Aqua Allegoria Bergamot Calabria by Guerlain
  11. Re: Do colognes performance depreciates with age?

    From a personal viewpoint alone: maybe slightly in terms of projection (at least judging based on the 20-40 years plus old vintage scents do happen to own and use) the actual notes may lose some of...
  12. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Fully seconded-indeed yes.
    Luckily British niche (as well as, though to a lesser extent artisan, designer and/or traditional barbershop) fragrance houses do provide within various price categories...
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    Re: Fruits and Booze

    Since the house of Lubin was mentioned, also Akkad, along with fruity boozy hints among several AMen flankers and l'Insoumis by Lalique
  14. Re: I'm looking for help choosing a Tom Ford Perfume

    Great recommendations already, also adding White Patchouli, Velvet Orchid and Tuscan Leather to (re) testing list of both designer/regular line and exclusive line options from this house
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    Re: Most worn in November 2020

    A direct copy paste from a similar thread, based on BN statistics of all fragrances getting more than one wear this month:



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    Re: Most worn in November 2020

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



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  17. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-10 dabs from a splash bottle of Grey Flannel
  18. Re: Has the Virus Changed Your Perspective on Fragrance?

    Not so far, working from a home office most of the almost ever since and long before the virus, while also wearing fragrances mostly at home-more frequently and more freely than in any other location...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th November, 2020

    Grey Flannel
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    Re: Your 500ml Wardrobe

    50 ml of each, in no particular order: ADP Colonia and/or Colonia Assoluta, Knize Ten, Mouchoir de Monsieur, Hugh Parsons Yellow, Armani Eau pour Homme, Esencia Loewe, Chanel Antaeus, La Martina...
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    Re: Bergamot time again...

    seconding almost the entire house of Xerjoff in general for good bergamot notes, particularly the Shooting Stars and XJ lines
  22. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Maybe also Gerrard Street by Atkinson's or almost any Hugh Parsons scent
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme

    Having sampled both version although only owning the tin can one, did not detect much if any difference in terms of actual scent between the two-however never compared their disctinct actual...
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    Re: Narrow ties

    Have worn and still owning though more or less infrequently wearing narrow ties.
    But if doing so, only with much less consideration towards the design, style and fads regarding this particular kind...
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    Re: White Flowers for men

    Maybe also among others:
    Lalique White and/or Zara White Tag (in spite or maybe even because of its name), Voyage d'Hermes EDT and/or Parfum, Fahrenheit 32 (though this is more on the vanillic side...
  26. Re: Article: Olfaction a Primal Motivator in Exercise

    Thank you for posting. One of the many likely and thoroughly rendered motivators/main reasons behind both current and more long term historical fragrance development (s).
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    Though the year is nearly ending, did actually sum up/amount to very little to no fragrance purchases for myself and almost equally few for swaps, presents, giveaways etc.
  28. Re: Best Samples to try for both me and my partner?

    Also recommending:

    Her- Black Orchid and White Patchouli, possibly also Tsucan Leather and/or Tobacco Vanille (as well) by TF, several Guerlain exclusives like Songe d'un Bois d'Ete

    You- Eau...
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Among the oldest/earliest versions of Brut
  30. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of vintage Brut
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th November, 2020

    Brut EDT
  32. Re: A more special herbal/grassy or floral fragrance for ladies

    Also adding Hedera by l'Erbolario, O de Lancome and/or Toni Gard Mint
  33. Re: Ever had a hand or body wash you wished was a fragrance!

    Seconded, plus also the scent of various soaps, body washes, further body care/cosmetic products of various other Provence and/or Mediterranean inspired houses like l'Occitane, La Maison du Savon de...
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    Re: Everday Office Recommendation Please

    Great suggestions already, also adding:

    Azzaro pour Homme l'Eau
    Boucheron pour Homme EDP
    Lalique Homme EDP
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    Re: Looking for a rich spicy scent

    Also adding Fate by Amouage, Riviera Nights by Jacques Bogart, Siwa by Memo Paris, most male/unisex as well as regular and/or exclusive line Guerlains, Zara Spicy, Derrick by Orlane
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    Re: Your Vintage SOTD - 2020

    Eau de Cedre Bleu
  37. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Eau de Cedre Bleu
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th November, 2020

    Eau de Cedre Bleu
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    Re: Perfumse as investment?

    There is certainly a feasible possibility regarding the value (and the possible value increase, ROI etc.) of certain specific perfumes.
    However here are likely too many variables as well as fixed...
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    Re: What r u gonna wear on Thanksgiving?

    Again going for casual this year too, while decent and functional perhaps with more care and/or importance directed towards the respective SOTD to be worn on this occasion
  41. Re: Men's fragrances that smell like bug spray

    Have yet to find a fragrance could objectively (or even subjectively) describe as close to bug spray smell.
    Maybe with the exception of cheaper body sprays with such a strong chemical note that...
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    Re: Paco Rabanne pour homme

    Having tested this one in older (by now likely vintage) and also its current formulation-have perceived that its notes did seem largely unchanged and still good in the present day version.
    However...
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    Re: Looking for recommendations!

    Also adding a few enjoyable floral choices including Bvlgari Voile de Jasmin, l'Erbolario Osmanthus, Versace Bright Crystal, Arlesienne by l'Occitane, regular Chanel Chance EDP/EDT
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Somehow managed to join the sync with Royal Oud dello Yemen
  45. Re: Ever had a hand or body wash you wished was a fragrance!

    Maybe partly off topic, but also wished that a Palmolive dish washing liquid from the early 1990s quite well developed on cedar-piney notes had at least one equivalent among fresh unisex scents.
    ...
  46. Thread: Xmas Gift

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    Re: Xmas Gift

    Maybe a bit against the grain, also adding Viking to possible future Xmas purchase list.
    Even if the purchase is already made for another fragrance, still considering this Creed scent as a decent...
  47. Re: Mens Fragrances, underrated or unappreciated made by Alberto Morillas

    After looking up his fragrance creations, preferring (even if not all or these are honestly speaking overly underrated/underappreciated):

    Baldessarini del Mar,
    Aqua Quorum by Puig,
    several...
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    Re: Searching for more colognes

    Welcome!

    Also adding most of the Prada Infusions, Gucci PH II, JPG Eau de Matin Monsieur, Encre Noire Sport, La Nuit de l'Homme Parfum
  49. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 abundant sprays of Royal Oud dello Yemen
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th November, 2020

    Royal Oud dello Yemen
  51. Re: You must choose: one house and one perfumer

    One house: Armani

    one perfumer: Roger Pellegrino
  52. Re: recommendations, something between ADP Colonia and D&G PH

    Also adding Lalique White, Cerruti 1881 Edition Blanche
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Having little to no incense options in the current wardrobe, might however join in by still using a cheapie that paradoxically covers and renders both notes better and more inclusively than costlier...
  54. Re: Wet, Cold, Pacific Rainforest for Women?

    Also adding some of the Dsquared feminine scents among the further options: especially but not only the quite smoothly (almost formally elegant) woody-aquatic Velvet Forest Wood, though cannot vouch...
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    Re: Current Antaeus formulation...

    From a personal and therefore subjective and non-binding while sincere viewpoint alone:

    still decent and sufficient thought not outstandingly beast mode regarding the lasting power and...
  56. Re: Chanel Bois des Isles EDP or Pure Parfum (or Egoiste??)

    Adding a recommendation in favor of Egoiste-though less predictable from this list-ideally vintage and/or in higher than EDT concentration (s)
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    Re: Note you love that many others hate

    Certain floral, fruit and/or incense notes that are considered largely acquired tastes but also love/hate matters, also certain aspects of leather and of not burnt/unsmoked raw green or barely dried...
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    Re: Anyone else can't smell?

    Best wishes for speedy recovery.

    Also adding that so far did not experience any reduced sense of smell-even less so as a symptom and/or side effect of any pathology as well as its required...
  59. Thread: smooth

    by Ken_Russell
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    Re: smooth

    Most of the male/unisex Guerlains and/or Dior Homme flankers do know.
    In addition to these also most of the Armani Attitude series, Endymion by Penhaligon's, (vintage/discontinued) Givenchy Very...
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    Re: Pick 1 for Each Category

    Everyday- possibly Mugler Cologne as a modern choice

    Money- any powerhouse will quite likely do, though few powerhouses could match the scent and the idea of a sheer no-nonsense as well as...
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    Re: Thanksgiving 2020 SOTD/E

    Whatever was chosen as the SOTD, no further particular choice (though not excluding the wearing of scents either)
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    Re: Most charismatic cologne?

    In addition to so many great recommendations already, also adding: vintage Trussardi Uomo and (also vintage) Davidoff Relax, Gucci Nobile
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    Re: If not Creed, then who?

    Also adding Hugh Parsons-especially thanks to Blue, Sartorial by Penhaligon's and most of the Blu Mediterraneo line by Acqua di Parma
  64. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Zino
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th November, 2020

    Zino
  66. Re: Favorite Actively Writing Basenotes Reviewers

    Too many to mention, however yet again seconding especially but by far not exclusively Claire V, Darvant, Bavard and Zealot Crusader.
    With high, heartfelt and incessant hopes that Primrose, Naed...
  67. Re: Current Guerlain L'Instant PH eau de PARFUM. still Great ?

    Based on a personal viewpoint alone: still getting both good performance and along with an enjoyable scent from this
  68. Re: incense! incense! my kingdoom for an incense!

    Apart from so many great recommendations already mentioned, also adding the Les Parfums Remarquables incense EDP fragrance line by Le Couvents des Minimes
  69. Re: Giorgio Beverly Hills Vintage and current : A quick observation

    Was still pleased with purchasing, owning and using a fairly current (mid 2010s) bottle/formulation of this, although would not mind getting any vintage either
  70. Re: Which one ? Current 2020 L'Instant de Guerlain PH EDT vs EDP ?

    Recommending the current (or any) EDP version of this over any other concentration/rendition, at least based on personal tastes and experiences alone
  71. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8-9 sprays of Individual Blue by Avon
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

    Individual Blue by Avon
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    Re: Gillette Cool Wave deodorant

    Apart from Cool Wave in the after shave splash version, perhaps also (without any further particular order) especially but not exclusively:

    Carlo Colucci Uomo Mare, Periplo by l'Erbolario, XXL by...
  74. Re: Recommendation next purchase ( Yatagan, Opium, The Dreamer, Ungaro III, LIDGE )

    From this list, in the (their) current and/or any formulation (s):

    Yatagan
    LIDGE

    while preferably vintage:

    Opium PH
    Versace The Dreamer
    Minotaure and/or
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    Re: Fragrance Houses off the beaten path?

    Likely too many to mention, considering Jovoy Paris, Krizia, Roccobarocco, Lancetti, Knize among the most viable options both across quite a few price categories and countries of provenance
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    Re: J P le male

    From a male and strictly personal viewpoint alone- this fragrance could be quite unisex and therefore used by either/any gender with little to no problems, inappropriateness and/or any limitations
  77. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Masculin 2 Black Instant
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    Masculin 2 Black Instant
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    Re: Hermès Eau d’Orange Verte

    Seconding Concentree d'Orange Verte and also adding l'Erbolario Neroli
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    Re: dark-gothic battle

    Also recommending Yatagan out of these
  81. Re: my sig scent from the 90's was D&G Pour Homme and I still love it today

    Some of the fragrances did wear during the mid to late 90s and still enjoy today include without being limited to- Salvador Dali PH and Chevignon Brand
  82. Re: Daughter's First Fragrance and one for my Mother too

    Daughter-Mugler Cologne, CK One, Best of Chevignon, if unisex options are considered

    Mother- Acca Kappa Muschio Bianco, Bvlgari Voile de Jasmin, Yves Rocher Tendre Jasmin
  83. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Ambre Noble EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Ambre Noble
  85. Re: Clean and Musk, office fragrances , recommendations

    Also adding The Body Shop White Musk and Acca Kappa Muschio Bianco
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    Re: Build the ULTIMATE men’s wardrobe!

    Apart from the many great recommendations already mentioned, also adding and/or seconding in no particular order (not only for an ultimate as much as for any kind of male wardrobe) especially: ...
  87. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Habit Rouge
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st November, 2020

    Habit Rouge EDT
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    Re: Blind buy dissapointments

    So far was lucky enough-as posted on similar past threads- to have had few to no blind buy disappointments.
    Mostly because having so far done the majority of if not all blind buys relying on the...
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    Re: Does anything from this list stand out?

    From a personal viewpoint alone, likely to rate among the favorites standing out from this list:

    Santos, Antaeus, Caron pour un Homme, Ambre Sultan, Encre Noire, Eau Sauvage Parfum
  91. Re: Dark, smokey, natural-leaning Vanilla fragrances

    Also adding apart from the many great suggestions already mentioned: Siwa by Memo Paris- a boozy, smoky and/or slightly powdery unisex niche vanilla with impressive complexity and performance even by...
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    Re: Mixing men's' designer frags

    Thank you for sharing.

    So far, the only layering experience ever truly succeeded was combining-as already posted before on a few similar threads here- the designer scent Dior Homme EDT and...
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    Re: One Creed for Tropical Weather

    From this list, Original Vetiver, otherwise and/or additionally Royal Mayfair and/or Royal Water among the many appropriate options by this house
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    Re: Worst fragrance you have smelled in 2020.

    Strangely and maybe (if not also likely) luckily enough, few to none-but in part not just due/thanks to the quality, even mastery of the fragrances tested throughout 2020.
    As much as the simple...
  95. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    6 sprays of Quasar
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Quasar
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    Re: Getting old...?

    While growing older started to actually notice a quite opposite situation-to have become even more tolerant and eager (without having lacked this in younger days anyway) towards increasingly...
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    Re: From hate to love

    Few to none-possibly Guerlain Heritage in EDT concentration, including vintage.
    Never hated this but until recently acknowledged this a a very good scent with quality notes, composition,...
  99. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo , similar, influenced, or variants fragrances

    Seconded, while not identical to Polo nor its flanker (s) including Modern Reserves, this fragrance seems to follow a comparable style while still remaining quite well rounded/crafted and individual...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Might choose Quasar for the sync, both due to the sync theme and also not having worn this for quite a while anyway, being increasingly eager for another wear
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