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    • Tigersilly
    • By Tigersilly 20th Apr 08, 4:19 AM
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    Cheap Smell-alikes - Cheaper alternatives to Expensive Perfumes
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    • 20th Apr 08, 4:19 AM
    Cheap Smell-alikes - Cheaper alternatives to Expensive Perfumes 20th Apr 08 at 4:19 AM
    Hi, I have been searching for a cheap smell-alike to Dolce Vita EDT perfume. It costs around £30 for 50ml and the smell doesn't even linger for that long (sadly there's no EDP version to save re-applying).

    Does anyone know of a Dolce Vita Smell-alike? or of any other smell-alikes?
    Could you list them in this thread?

    Thank you xx

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    Last edited by Tigersilly; 12-09-2013 at 11:55 PM.
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  • C.A_2011
    Email them and i'm sure they'll offer you a replacement or something. They did when I had a problem with the Tresor smell-a-like
    Originally posted by xoxo
    Thanks for investigating for me!

    I emailed Amir and he told me to post it back to him and he'll look into it. Is that what he said to you too?
    • xoxo
    • By xoxo 5th Oct 11, 2:25 AM
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    xoxo
    Thanks for investigating for me!

    I emailed Amir and he told me to post it back to him and he'll look into it. Is that what he said to you too?
    Originally posted by C.A_2011
    Yeah I'm sure he'll sort it out for you, he's very good
  • cashrules
    I must again recommend Pure Gold (1 Million) and Bondage Extreme Homme (Dunhill desire) from Milton Lloyd. They are both cracking smells
  • GardenLover
    Many thanks to all who have recommended Perfume Parlour. I received Infused, the Prada Infusion d'Iris smell-a-like today - it's really great and to my nose it smells exactly like the real thing. It lasts longer than the EDP too. I'm going to try the Chanel-a-likes next.
    • Tigersilly
    • By Tigersilly 17th Oct 11, 4:43 PM
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    Tigersilly
    Cacharel Liberte http://www.cheapsmells.com/viewProduct.php?id=8446 smells quite like Coco Mademoiselle... But I'm loving Lidl's Suddenly Madame Glamour (very good dupe!)
    • asset2004
    • By asset2004 21st Oct 11, 6:04 PM
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    asset2004
    Cacharel Liberte http://www.cheapsmells.com/viewProduct.php?id=8446 smells quite like Coco Mademoiselle... But I'm loving Lidl's Suddenly Madame Glamour (very good dupe!)
    Originally posted by Tigersilly
    I can't find the Lidl or Aldi perfume in any of my loacl stores.

    I do really like the M&S perfume range, they are really good value and very similar to more expensive perfumes .
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  • Minniethemoocher
    In case anyone was wondering, I have tried the perfume parlour sprays and they are very good. Not as strong as the oils, obviously, but great when you miss having a "whoosh" of perfume spray!
    • Mihangel
    • By Mihangel 23rd Oct 11, 9:43 PM
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    Anyone know how to work out what aftershaves/perfume milton lloyd's are replicating is there a guide?
    just ordered 20 oils from PP
    1 Vertigo Pretty(Notes similar to that found in Vera Wang Princess®)
    2 Alienate (Notes similar to that found in Alien®)
    3 Clarity (Notes similar to that found in Boss Orange®)
    4 Debate (Notes similar to that found in Daisy®)
    5 Deduce (Notes similar to that found in DKNY®)
    6 Gold Lady (Notes similar to that found in Lady Million®)
    7 Koko Madam
    8 Warmth (Notes similar to that found in Flowerbomb®)
    9 Defend (Notes similar to that found in Fendi®)
    10 Host (Notes similar to that found in Heat®)
    11 Liberate (Notes similar to that found in 1 Million®)
    12 Bottled Up Dark (Notes similar to that found in Boss Bottled Night®)
    13 Destiny (Notes similar to that found in Dior Pour Homme®) NEW!
    14 Destiny II (Notes similar to that found in Dior Pour Homme Sports®)
    15 Impearl (Notes similar to that found in Imperial (Creed)®) NEW!
    16 Bondage (Notes similar to that found in Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male®)
    17 Gamer II (Notes similar to that found in Play Intense®)
    18 Motionless E (Notes similar to that found in Prada®)
    19 Motionless Intense (Notes similar to that found in Prada Amber Intense®) NEW!
    20 Virtueous (Notes similar to that found in Vera Wang®)
    I will keep you all updated

    16 was out of stock so they have swapped it for another unsure of the name now
    Last edited by Mihangel; 24-10-2011 at 7:46 PM.
  • sofababe
    [FONT=Verdana]Anyone know how to work out what aftershaves/perfume milton lloyd's are replicating is there a guide?
    Originally posted by Mihangel
    I did write a list at one time, I'll try to find it and get it posted on here later as I have a day off today
  • sofababe
    Milton Lloyd list
    331 = 212
    Bondage = JPG
    Bondage Extreme = Deep Red
    Bondage Out = Fuel For Life
    Bondage Temptation = Armani Code
    Boutique Girl = Armani She
    Buddy = Boss Woman
    Calibre Senses = Burberry touch
    Calibre UK = Burberry Brit
    Chacal = Poison
    Cuba = Narciso Rodriguez
    DNA = Armani Code
    Exodus = Escape
    Fame Day = Anais Anais
    Fame Night = Oscar
    French Look = Rive Gauche
    Futurity = Eternity
    Grasse Experience = Aromatics Elixir
    Great Lakes = Cool Water
    Hawaii = Chloe
    To Go = Gucci Rush
    Joe Girl = Tommy Girl
    JoJo = Loulou
    Kantali = Opium
    Kudos = Clinique Happy
    Love = Eden
    Love You = J'Adore
    Me Too = Joop Femme
    Miss America Sport = Polo Sport
    Miss Tutu = Coco Mademoiselle
    Monaco = Paris
    New York Dolls = Boss Femme
    Now My Generation = J-Lo Live
    Papagayo = Youth Dew
    Ping Pong = 1881
    Poker = Chance
    Popcorn Girls = Touch Of Pink
    JYUK She = DKNY
    Spirit Of Heaven = Angel
    Spirit Of Shadow = Ghost
    Success = L'Eau D'Issey
    Summer Flowers = Kenzo Flower
    Summer Sky = Light Blue
    Superstar = Euphoria
    Tactique = Amarige
    Tutu Woman = Coco
    Vogue = Chanel No.5
    Young Love = Romance
    Zozo = Giorgio Beverley Hills
    The Look = CK One
    The Look For Me = CK Be
    Pure Gold Lady = Lady Million
    Weekend = Pleasures
    Arome di Femme = Acqua di Gio

    In Bold are sprays I have or did have and can recommend as identical to the genuine article.

    HTH
    Last edited by sofababe; 06-11-2011 at 2:43 PM.
  • sofababe
    I've discovered another Coco Mademoiselle smell a like!!!

    Superdrug have some new fragrances in their Gift section, including one called Truly Beautiful http://www.superdrug.com/uncategorised-list/truly-beautiful-edt-50ml/invt/254387/. £6.99 for 50ml, or a little one for £2.99. I also got one called Precious Woman which is a bit like Flowerbomb.
  • owtb
    331 212
    Bondage JPG
    Bondage Extreme Deep Red
    Bondage Out Fuel For Life
    Bondage temptation Armani Code
    Boutique Girl Armani She
    Buddy Boss Woman
    Calibre Senses Burberry touch
    Calibre UK Burberry Brit
    Chacal Poison
    Cuba Narciso Rodriguez
    DNA Armani Code
    Exodus Escape
    Fame Day Anais Anais
    Fame Night Oscar
    French Look Rive Gauche
    Futurity Eternity
    Grasse Experience Aromatics Elixir
    Great Lakes Cool Water
    Hawaii Chloe
    To Go Gucci Rush
    Joe Girl Tommy Girl
    JoJo Loulou
    Kantali Opium
    Kudos Clinique Happy
    Love Eden
    Love You J'Adore
    Me Too Joop Femme
    Miss America Sport Polo Sport
    Miss Tutu Coco Mademoiselle
    Monaco Paris
    New York Dolls Boss Femme
    Now My Generation J-Lo Live
    Papagayo Youth Dew
    Ping Pong 1881
    Poker Chance
    Popcorn Girls Touch Of Pink
    JYUK She DKNY
    Spirit Of Heaven Angel
    Spirit Of Shadow Ghost
    Success L'Eau D'Issey
    Summer Flowers Kenzo Flower
    Summer Skies Light Blue
    Superstar Euphoria
    Tactique Amarige
    Tutu Woman Coco
    Vogue Chanel No.5
    Young Love Romance
    Zozo Giorgio Beverley Hills
    The Look CK One
    The Look For Me CK Be
    Pure Gold Lady Lady Million
    Weekend Pleasures
    Arome di Femme Acqua di Gio

    In Bold are sprays I have or did have and can recommend as identical to the genuine article.

    HTH
    Originally posted by sofababe
    Hey, Do you know the names for male fragrances?
  • cashrules
    @owtb

    I can help a little

    The Man Silver - YSL Kourus
    Pure Gold - One Million (Great smell)
    Bondage - JPG Le Male
    Spirit of Heaven- A* Men
    Bondage Extreme - Dunhill Desire Red (Great smell)
    Success- Issay Mayake Pour Homme
    Aromi De Jean- Acqua di Gio
    Me Too - Joop Homme
    • gatita
    • By gatita 1st Nov 11, 3:11 PM
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    gatita
    Women Gone?
    I went to re-order on PP one of my favourites WOMEN by D&G but I can't find it anywhere. Does anyone know if they have discontinued it? Hope that is not the case.
    Can anyone recommend another similar one please.
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  • owtb
    @owtb

    I can help a little

    The Man Silver - YSL Kourus
    Pure Gold - One Million (Great smell)
    Bondage - JPG Le Male
    Spirit of Heaven- A* Men
    Bondage Extreme - Dunhill Desire Red (Great smell)
    Success- Issay Mayake Pour Homme
    Aromi De Jean- Acqua di Gio
    Me Too - Joop Homme
    Originally posted by cashrules
    Thanks a lot
  • sofababe
    I went to re-order on PP one of my favourites WOMEN by D&G but I can't find it anywhere. Does anyone know if they have discontinued it? Hope that is not the case.
    Can anyone recommend another similar one please.
    Originally posted by gatita
    Is it not just listed as D&G? Or "Double"? The best thing is to email them, they're very helpful.
    • Kev27
    • By Kev27 2nd Nov 11, 11:19 AM
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    Kev27
    Made my first PP order last night
    3 x mens sprays
    Bondage - Jean paul gaultier le male
    Furnace - Fahrenheit
    Liberate - 1 million

    3 x 3ml mens oils
    Bondage
    Furnace
    Liberate

    Hope i got plenty of comments off the girls with this stuff on! anyone else used any of these one's?
    i plan on using the oils with the matching sprays to boost the pulling power!!

    Got a call to say they had no Bondage so ive opted for Issomist in place of it!!
    Last edited by Kev27; 02-11-2011 at 2:19 PM.
  • sofababe
    Hey, Do you know the names for male fragrances?
    Originally posted by owtb
    Men's Fragrances by Milton Lloyd

    Bondage Out = Diesel Fuel For Life
    Bondage Temptation = Armani Code
    Success = L'Eau d'Issey Miyake
    Bondage = Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male
    The Man Cobalt = YSL Fahrenheit
    Top Gun 2 = Boss Bottled
    Futurity = CK Eternity
    The Man Silver = YSL Kouros
    Henley = Dunhill Edition
    Spirit of Heaven = Thierry Mugler A* Men
    Calibre Senses = Burberry Touch
    Bondage Extreme = Dunhill Desire
    Superstar = CK Euphoria
    New York Guys = Boss In Motion
    Me Too = Joop
    America Legend = Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce
    Aroma di Jean = Armani Acqua di Gio
    Poker = Chanel Allure Sport
    331 = Caroline Herrera 212
    America = Hugo by Hugo Boss
    Ditto = Davidoff Echo
    America Sport = Ralph Lauren Polo Sport
    True Grit = Diesel Only The Brave
    Joe Boy = Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger
    Popcorn Boys = Lacoste Red
    Pure Gold = Paco Rabanne One Million
    • pattycake
    • By pattycake 2nd Nov 11, 5:18 PM
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    pattycake
    Made my first PP order last night
    3 x mens sprays
    Bondage - Jean paul gaultier le male
    Furnace - Fahrenheit
    Liberate - 1 million

    3 x 3ml mens oils
    Bondage
    Furnace
    Liberate

    Hope i got plenty of comments off the girls with this stuff on! anyone else used any of these one's?
    i plan on using the oils with the matching sprays to boost the pulling power!!

    Got a call to say they had no Bondage so ive opted for Issomist in place of it!!
    Originally posted by Kev27
    I got the Liberate (Paco Rabane Million) in the spray for my husband. It is very nice indeed. I have also got him the Joop smell alike. He has got Joop in the real thing and they are certainly similar.

    I have both oils and sprays for myself but my husband does not rate the oils at all. He says he cannot smell them on himself. I think it is probably that he cannot be bothered putting them on as they do require slightly more effort than the spray!
    • Kev27
    • By Kev27 2nd Nov 11, 6:02 PM
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    Kev27
    Hi Patty, thanks for the input, i cant wait to recieve mine now! ive just finished reading the whole thread and the only worry i have is that people have said that they haven't had any comments from other people with the PP stuff on and they only say that they could smell it on themselves! can you confirm that this stuff from PP does get you comments off people and its not only you that can smell it on yourself?

    Cheers Kev
    Last edited by Kev27; 02-11-2011 at 6:06 PM.
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