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  1. Re: I love YSL's Jazz, could you recommend me something similar?

    Ralph Lauren Safari for Men is another to try that will get you in the ballpark of Jazz. Also Pasha de Cartier which leans more into fougere territory but they are all Aromatic, Woody and Spicy.
    ...
  2. Re: The legitimacy of YouTube fragrance review channels

    Your comment seems to have slipped me by as I’ve just seen it.

    Go for it man. I have a feeling you would enjoy creating the content and many a Basenoter would enjoy it too although we experience...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Thanks Frank, good to know. :thumbup:

    It’s one I’ve nearly pulled the trigger on a couple of times but as I have more than one bottle of Polo I may just try and track down a sample instead.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    This looks smart. How does the Crest compare with Polo, for you?
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    Re: Latest Calvin Klein - Defy!

    Tried Defy today. It’s generic, but not 2021 generic, more like a late 1990s /early 2000s generic. It’s not bad, but it’s not good either.
  6. Re: I peeled the label off of a Creed bottle

    You should give the French policeman his clothes back :D
  7. Re: Flashback: it's 1985. What's your designer top ten?

    Everything being vintage formulation adds another layer to this

    My list would look something like this:

    Eau Sauvage
    Sagamore
    Drakkar Noir
    Old Spice
    Brut
    Antaeus
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Polo by Ralph Lauren
    (Cosmair)
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    Re: can't smell a thing!!!!!!!!

    Redneck and thrilledchilled thank you for your insights. You have the sight. Don’t lose it.

    A combination of Quercetin, Zinc and Vitamin D seem to be having promising effects for those wishing to...
  10. Re: Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland (1999)

    I love Patrick’s soapy spicy, old school and very green feel. It’s an effortless wearing fougere with citrus, lavender and patchouli up top, some clean cinnamon/carnation and subtle florals (rose) in...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Cheers hednic. I find Sagamore to be one of the most enjoyable oriental chypres to wear. So creamy, smooth and ambery.

    There isnít a dull moment from first spray to last of the drydown.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Sagamore by Lancome
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    Re: Sexiest Fragrances you own

    For a completely chilled vibe, Sagamore / Tiffany For Men / Allure Homme - devine scents - sandal, benzoin, oakmoss with a bergamot or mandarin top note. Fantastic ambers with ravishing oriental...
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    Re: Pour Monsieur EDT Discontinued

    Has there been a change to the Ingredients list or formula code on the 2020 box?
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Cool Water by Davidoff
    (Lancaster)
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    Re: Best designer Aqua

    For me, nothing has topped vintage Cool Water in the designer arena.

    A lasting impression for sure.
  17. Re: Is YSL Kouros a safe blind buy? I'm thinking about buying a bottle

    @Hugh V.
    The women that commented that they didn’t like it have been various ages up to about 45-50 yrs. Ladies older than that didn’t seem as bothered by it. I agree regarding your comments moreso...
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    Re: Help suggest scents for my partner

    If she likes the current stuff, I would highly recommend vintage. I don’t often say this about vintage/current comparisons as there are plenty of fragrances which provide a respectable approximation...
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    Re: Help suggest scents for my partner

    Buy her a bottle of vintage 90s Dior Dune.


    All I’m saying.
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    Re: Shining in the heat, today!!!

    Pleasant sweet mossy whiffs of Patrick Cologne ​tonight.
  21. Re: Is YSL Kouros a safe blind buy? I'm thinking about buying a bottle

    I like Kouros and genuinely enjoy wearing it but I’m also aware of the subtle sensitivities between men’s and women’s perception to this one.
    I don’t think it’s purely reputation influencing...
  22. Re: Odd one. How much would you say remains in this bottle?

    30% is a bit off I think. It’s not below 40% IMO.
  23. Re: Odd one. How much would you say remains in this bottle?

    At first glance, less than 50%.
  24. Re: Is YSL Kouros a safe blind buy? I'm thinking about buying a bottle

    I donít think Kouros has ever been a safe blind buy.

    In the 80s it wasnít such a Ďriskyí fragrance, but things were different then
    1. Kouros was a part of the background fragrance of life in the...
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    Re: Looking for a masculine formal perfume

    A few more

    Bois du Portugal by Creed
    Lauder For Men by Estee Lauder
    Heritage by Guerlain
    Royal Oud by Creed
    Incident Diplomatique by Jovoy
    Boss Number One by Hugo Boss
  26. Re: $200 And Under Best Smelling And Blended Fragrances?

    Roughly in descending price order

    New York Intense (under £150)
    Patchouli Nobile
    Chypre Siam
    Heritage EDT
    Antaeus
    Pour Monsieur
    Bel Ami
    Patrick (under £30)
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    Re: Looking for a masculine formal perfume

    Castile by Penhaligons
    Dia Man by Amouage
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Tiffany For Men by Tiffany
  29. Re: Clean, fresh barber sop/shaving foam vibe?

    One that’s never mentioned and has a clean shaving cream/foam smell is Denim Black. It’s a bit basic, doesn’t have the complexity as something like Rive Gauche PH but it’s only about £5. It has more...
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    Re: Shining in the heat, today!!!

    Oh yes. The recent stuff is perfect in this heat. It starts off well and just keeps getting better and better.
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    Re: Is bottle addiction common?

    I appreciate when a fragrance I love comes in a good bottle. I don’t have a separate desire to collect empties, or regardless of scent.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    YSL Pour Homme Haute Concentration by Yves Saint Laurent

    157615
  33. Re: Fragrance purges and regret (never again)

    I’ve overcome this hurdle by setting aside fragrances I don’t wear regularly to be revisited again at a later time. One thing I’ve learned is that if it was an early-on blind buy that didn’t work for...
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    Re: Summer fragrance with sandlewood?

    To my surprise I’ve found that a light application of
    Chanel Allure Homme works extremely well in the warm weather.

    I bought this bottle new about 5 years ago and shortly afterward set it...
  35. Re: Any houses where you automatically blind buy every release?

    No. I’m not inclined to collect an entire house and I’ve yet to find one where I loved every single release. If I did though it wouldn‘t be blind anyway. Each and every fragrance I’ve acquired has...
  36. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. July 2021

    Patrick by Fragrances of Ireland

    Why?
    Because I love the scent and it’s a great fougere. A superb masculine.
  37. Re: How many milliliters you use in a year?

    100ml? 300ml?

    https://media.giphy.com/media/toWYrORAoCw0nXVviH/giphy.gif
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    Re: Limericks and only limericks allowed

    Old Antaeus has a mighty fine hum
    The castoreum’s like leather, not rum
    How many are eager
    To smell o’ back end of beaver
    Not stinky and smells nothing like bum
  39. Re: L'eau d'issey bizarre performance issues

    I’ve noticed this with a couple of my favourite fragrances and after a break from them my nose seems to become properly sensitised to them again. You could go even further and try not wearing any...
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    Re: Your perfect vetiver wardrobe

    French Lover - my go-to when I just want a solid vetiver. Balanced but more fresh than earthy

    Incident Diplomatique - Haiti and Java as blended into the composition and my favourite...
  41. Re: Bumble Bee Liked My Fragrance And T-Shirt

    Ahh the joys of TNG...

    Captain’s log:

    Toilet blocked.




    I’ll let myself out.
  42. Re: Bumble Bee Liked My Fragrance And T-Shirt

    Redneck and Chalad at Tanagra! When the bees smelled. His Hennessy open!
  43. Re: Looking for some Masculine/men's focused fragrances to add to collection

    Eucris EdP
    Roi Sans Equipage
    Incident Diplomatique

    Also if you’ve never tried Kouros it’s pretty far from the norm these days...oh and masculine.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Antaeus by Chanel
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Great choice.
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    Re: Limericks and only limericks allowed

    It doesn’t suck, but I’m not ‘jazz hands hooray’
    For more perfume you mean we should pray?
    Some souls don’t know when’s enough.
    I aint round a maypole in the buff
    But my cologne, it’s true, I...
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    Re: Limericks and only limericks allowed

    A test for you if you’re afflicted
    But may not think you are addicted
    You have 800 frags
    in boxes and bags
    No cash, no space and you feel quite conflicted
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    Re: Limericks and only limericks allowed

    So few here think of this as addiction
    Rationality sniffed at, as though fiction
    Never listening to reason
    Spending season to season
    ‘I can stop honestly’, ooh Contradiction!
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    Re: Limericks and only limericks allowed

    How many of us here are obsessive
    ‘bout our fragrances over possessive
    If we had only five
    We’d all still survive
    And our wardrobes might not feel as excessive
  50. Re: Help getting a signature scent among these. (2021 / Latest formulations)

    Yup. Perfume by statistics kind of defeats the point of how good something would smell to you. It’s like asking strangers to choose what your favourite song should be.
  51. Re: Help getting a signature scent among these. (2021 / Latest formulations)

    A signature scent can be something that others associate with you and that you feel represents your taste or personality in some way. I can't choose a signature for you.
    You could make any of them...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Haha, no I know. I feel the same way about Polo and have a couple of small backups myself. The current stuff just doesn’t quite pop like a good old Cosmair. I think I previously called it Polo Light...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTN

    Cool Water by Davidoff
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Great fragrance. Reminds me of a great place.



    Damn son! That’s a lot of Polo. You must like playing Eenie Meenie!
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    SOTN

    Fendi Uomo by Fendi

    156900
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Attitude’s zippo inspired bottle designing and opening method is good. The scent is great though. Quite a unique citrusy, lavender coffee and patchouli blend and I haven’t come across anything that...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Armani Attitude by Giorgio Armani
    (discontinued)

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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    At the moment (in no order)

    1. Boss Number One by Hugo Boss
    2. Chanel Pour Monsieur by Chanel
    3. Bois du Portugal by Creed
    4. French Lover by Frederic Malle
    5. Sagamore by Lancome

    Others...
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    Re: Judgment of Fragrance

    There are many of us that don’t judge a shampoo based on a narrative but on if it does a job. Do I need to know the story behind every song I listen to? Or a beautiful painting? Isn’t the thing we...
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    Re: Hello to everyone

    Welcome Roycer
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    Re: Judgment of Fragrance

    I was responding to the original post and thread question - I can’t find your post regarding this.

    If a brand uses a narrative (or tells a story) as a way to sell a fragrance, it is part of their...
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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    This is a pairing I have tried previously which works quite nicely...

    Earlier this evening I sprayed my forearms with Bois du Portugal and French Lover right next to it. Both great in their own...
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    Re: Dunhill Driven For Men EDP (2021)

    Century seemed promising but when I tried it there was a note I just couldn’t get past - maybe the Nagarmotha but I couldn’t be sure.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Obsession For Men by Calvin Klein
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    Dunhill Driven For Men EDP (2021)

    156655


    Product Description

    Dunhill Driven Eau De Parfum For Men
    Driven is a tribute to the racers. Made for men who are a warrior at heart. With a belief that life is an acceptance for him....
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Thank you both. Iíve been very much enjoying Sagamore lately.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    This version is great Jean-Stť. A good friend used to wear it.
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    Re: Judgment of Fragrance

    SHORT VERSION - Scent is king, I have to like it. All else is secondary.


    LONGER VERSION - I used to think people would buy something to wear because they liked it but some don’t, as odd as it...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Sagamore by Lancome
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    Re: Latest Ralph Lauren - Ralph's Club!

    If they only knew. ;)



    I’m interested to try this.
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    Re: Is Creed Viking an underrated gem?

    Itís priced a little high but the scent is IMO underrated. A solid spicy fougere that develops nicely. Itís one of the few fragrances I own that grew on me. It smelled better to me after the bottle...
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    Re: Down to my Final Four

    Congrats and hope you enjoy it.
  73. Re: How Language Limits Our Ability to Describe Smells

    I agree with much of what you have said and feel a similar way. Every year there are new language hoops to jump through and it feels like a never ending game of Simon says. I feel like telling Simon...
  74. Re: How Language Limits Our Ability to Describe Smells

    Rather than trying to describe their scent I often just stop and smell the roses. The world is a place of marvel. We can all too easily be afflicted with ‘Too many mind’.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Yes. Now we’re cooking with gas!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021

    Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche
    (Vintage)
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    Re: Help in avoiding the "vomit" note

    Not sure if the ‘vomit’ note could also be some kind of Cassis molecule. I sometimes get a smack of it in Opium Pour Homme and Silver Mountain Water. The chemists in the DIY section might be able to...
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    Re: Down to my Final Four

    Eau Sauvage is in a league of it’s own scentwise, in vintage form for me. The current version is missing oakmoss, doesn’t smell as good to me and doesn’t perform as well due to that same lack of...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche

    My arms and chest are coveted in this older stuff which has a much smoother different lavender/lavandin and opening. Also a smoother sweet oakmoss and coumarin/patch...
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    Re: Online store: See Scents

    I haven’t used them mate.
  81. Re: Which Creed gives off the most apparent ambergris?

    It’s not always obvious in new bottles but it’s prominent in ones from 2015 and before of Erolfa, MI and Green Irish Tweed. The marine aspects in old bottles of Erolfa is a bit of an acquired taste.
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Lauder For Men by Estee Lauder

    Vintage Clary Sage goodness.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st June, 2021

    Explorer by Montblanc
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    Re: Has my nose matured?

    The following may suit you

    Acqua di Parma Essenza
    Drakkar Noir
    Dior Homme Cologne

    I would also recommend trying the entire Eau Sauvage line.

    Good luck with your hunt.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th June, 2021

    Tiffany For Men by Tiffany
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Tiffany For Men by Tiffany
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    Re: Has my nose matured?

    There are probably a few things at play.

    Mainstream scents used to have more depth than they do today for a few reasons - scents becoming overly simplified and linear, ingredient...
  88. Re: Fresh? Ok. For hot and humid? Ok. But also something dry please!

    A few ideas for you

    Royal Water by Creed - A 30ml decant of this won’t break the bank especially for the few weeks you mention.

    Pomelo Paradis by Atelier Cologne - This will definitely cut...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Drakkar Noir by Guy Laroche
  90. Re: for lovers of vintage - perfume restoration! Any ideas?

    Interesting idea about trying to restore a degraded fragrance.

    It may seem futile but just for the sake of conversation, in theory at least would it possible to identify the offending component/s...
  91. Re: Guess the highest ranked fragrances on Basenotes / Fun competition

    Thanks Grant, was a great idea.
  92. Re: Guess the highest ranked fragrances on Basenotes / Fun competition

    Ok last guess - Guerlain Djedi
  93. Re: Guess the highest ranked fragrances on Basenotes / Fun competition

    Ok second guess

    Chypre Siam by Rogue Perfumery
  94. Re: Guess the highest ranked fragrances on Basenotes / Fun competition

    I’ll guess Eau Sauvage
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    Re: Layerer's Lounge

    Hot as a MF today..

    Generous spritzing of DHC all over and 2 sprays of Guerlain Vetiver to the chest.

    Combination success - 8/10
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th June, 2021

    Cool Water by Davidoff
    (Lancaster)
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Cool Water by Davidoff
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Now for Equipage by Hermes
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    The tasteful and joyous synchronicity of a few seemingly random Basenoters. How sinister our scenting must seem! Mwahahahaha...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    Cook.bot, a cloud of Eau Sauvage is gladly welcomed today. Sun is shining, the weather is sweet...

    I’ll have to cool down before even thinking about Aramis!
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