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Old 13th March 2009, 12:52   #121
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All the perfumes are gifted to me
1)ferrari-(transperent bottle very musky aroma)
2)davidoff cool waters(got a very aticate aroma)
3)BLV NOTTE (BVLGARI like this a lot )
4) waiting for one
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Old 13th March 2009, 14:41   #122
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I am from the old school. So following are my favorite colognes

1) Davidoff Coolwater ( very few come close this one)
2 Paco Rabonne-Black Bottle ( I carry it in my bag all the time)
3) Polo Sport
4) Farenheit ( Weird but good smell with a spicy clove tone, but good for occasional use)
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Old 13th March 2009, 15:23   #123
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I used Ferrari black & red, burberry, BOSS, DKNY and many others.... finally settled with
1) Giorgio Armani - Attitude
2) Giorgio Armani - Code
3) Giorgio Armani - Aqua Di Gio
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Old 13th March 2009, 16:06   #124
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Old 13th March 2009, 17:23   #125
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only body spray for me!

Brute and Björn Borg
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Only some good talc and Deo for me.
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Old 13th March 2009, 21:31   #127
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Just bought two new ones.

212 MEN by Carolina Herrera and Polo Black.

Both very different; yet to like either; 212 smells promising!
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Old 14th March 2009, 08:32   #128
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Higher Energy- Dior
Eternity- CK
And there is this particular perfume by burberry.Cant figure out the name.
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Old 16th March 2009, 15:08   #129
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Originally Posted by anilkalvani View Post
used following over the years:
Issey Miyake (all time fav. - always there)
Curve by Clairborne (current)
Calvin by CK (fav too... current)
Obsession CK
Truth CK
Caroline 212 Herrara
Aqua Di Gio
CK1 (current)
Davidoff Cool Water (current)
Ferragamo (can't remember the first word; but it was a twisted bottle)
Burberry Weekend (current)
Facconable (had the Glares too)
Molto Smalto (dont remember the brand; very woody fragrance)
CK Man (current)
Safari (i think it was Ralph Lauren; was my favorite years back)
Polo (used it years back)
Hugo (current)
Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger
Eternity (current)
Contradiction CK
Lanvin (regular)
Givenchy Homme & another one Pi
Bvlgari Soir (The original one)
Pleasures by Estee Lauder
Boss in Motion (current)
Azzaro Chrome
Boss (current)
Happy by Clinique
Davidoff Good Life (current)

And a few others too (Off topic sorry)
the smell of wet mud during the first rains...
the whiff of fresh air high above on the mountains near a waterfall...

all i can think of at the moment... i've had this fetish for perfumes since i was a kid n still not grown out of it! Traits of a Taurean!
anilkalvani: Good Lord. Fetish? You could start a factory
Good on you, mate.

I favour Polo and Spalding Lime and Jovan Musk and Aramis and Farenheit and Perry Ellis and ...can't remember the rest.
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Old 16th March 2009, 15:20   #130
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Originally Posted by Jayabusa View Post
Has anyone ever used Angel by Theirry Mugler, chocolate flavoured?
It is one of all time great fragrance and in 2008 has been inducted in the Perfume Hall of Fame .
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Old 16th March 2009, 15:56   #131
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1. Davidoff - Adventure (Awesome stuff, bought this recently)
2. Carolina Herrera - 212
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Old 16th March 2009, 16:04   #132
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My wardrobe currently has

Paul Sebastian
Roberto Cavalli - Black
Dior - Fahrenheit
Armani - Acqua di Gio
Thierry Mugler - A*Men Pure Coffee
Prada - Infusion
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Old 16th March 2009, 16:10   #133
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Originally Posted by DCEite View Post
Slightly OT, but does anyone know how are these perfumes made? I mean the contents?

Basically all fragrances are classified aro und 6 flavour cluster .,
Floral - Most popular category contains rose,Orange blossom,Gardenia,Jasmine & Carnation. eg - ck eternity

Oriental - Mix of Spices , amber,balsam and sytenthic resins mostly musky trait & women's fav.

Citrus - Lime,Lemon,Tangerine & mandarin , very refreshing and uplifting and also most oldest known flavor.

Chypre - Simply french for Cyprus(name given by french perfumer Francois Coty) , it is mix of woodsy & mossy mix , contains bergamot,oak moss,Patucholi

Green - Sharp ,Grassy notes with pine,juniper,leaves & herbs . Very sporty & Brisk , traditionally daytime fragrance .

Fougere - French for Fern and pronouced "foo-jhair" . Combination of Fresh Herbs & mossy herbs eg : Davidoff coolwater EDT .

Fresh , Floral,Fruity ,SPicy & Oriental depending on the flavour essiential oils are mixed in varying %age along with Alchol . Fragrance contains 78% to 95% of specially denatured rthyl alchol and the remaining is essential oils .

The costliest is parfum with 22% of essential oils ; EDT - 8 to 15 % of essential oils ; Cologne - 4% ; Eau Fraiche - 1 to 3% dilution and the cost's less and stay less .

My personal fav include :

Chanel - Egosite ( got a smell of leather really intoxicating and amazing creation) ; No 5 ; Allure Homme sport
CK - Eternity , Euphoria & Truth for men.
YSL - Kouros,Opium
Boss - boss in motion
JPG - Le male / Fleur De male & classic women's
Carolina Herra - 212 ( timeless classic )
Issey Miyake - Pour Homme , Intense and Leau de issey women
Dior - Farenhiet , eau sauvage ( classic old school like polo safari), addict2 & tender poison (womens)
Gucci - Envy , Rush
Lanvin - arpage ( only oil based fragrance like good old athar )
Armani - Code
Polo - Polo sport , Polo Blue , safari ( smells of tobacco) & Polo Double Black
Kenzo - Flower ( womens fragrance)
Ferrari - Black & Extreme

I collect miniatures and have around 40 bottles in my collection
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You sure know a lot about perfumes man. My small box contains a Polo Blue, Azzaro Chrome, Davidoff Coolwaters Deep, Agua Fresca by Adolfo Dominguez, Ferrari Black, Roadster by Cartier, Nautica and 212 by Carolina Herrera (my current office wear). I would really appreciate if someone can give me some good suggestions on perfumes which have an aquatic hint like the Nautica does, and some other cool suggestions is simply great.
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Old 17th March 2009, 11:07   #135
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1) Givenchy ultra marine insense
2) Bvlgari AQVA
3) Davidoff coolwater

And I got some Attars(non branded) too.
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