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  1. Christoph replied to the thread Can you ever imagine one of the big, old shaver companies manufacturing classic DE shavers again?.

    A good DE is something you buy and use for life. There are some exceptions and I have heard of heads falling of good DEs, but most guys...

    Sep 18, 2019 at 1:11 AM
  2. Christoph replied to the thread Can you ever imagine one of the big, old shaver companies manufacturing classic DE shavers again?.

    If -- BIG if - that Wilkinson DE were to be a major success, then maybe Gillette would do the same, and also with something farmed out...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 12:57 PM
  3. Christoph replied to the thread Can you ever imagine one of the big, old shaver companies manufacturing classic DE shavers again?.

    Actually, I am in North America and just today I saw a Wilkinson Sword metal DE in Walmart. So... they're doing it! Someone has had...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 12:56 PM
  4. Christoph posted a new thread.

    The makers of Brut used to have their own movie production company?!

    Never knew this... Brut Productions - Wikipedia

    Forum: Fragrance

    Sep 17, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  5. Christoph replied to the thread This commercial for Brut cologne would spark controversy if it were aired today..

    Well, if a scent it did what it does in the commercials, I'd wear anything

    Sep 17, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  6. Christoph replied to the thread Are you a common man shaver or a niche shaver?.

    One of the greatest things about traditional wet shaving for me is the saving of money. The new products, the blades and shavers, and...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:23 AM
  7. Christoph posted a new thread.

    This commercial for Brut cologne would spark controversy if it were aired today.

    "Men are back!" it says. [MEDIA]

    Forum: Fragrance

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:13 AM
  8. Christoph replied to the thread Are there any variants of Brut sold these days, or do they just have the original scent?.

    Here it is ---> Actif Blue https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Brut-Parfums-Prestige/Brut-Actif-Blue-15305.html

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:05 AM
  9. Christoph replied to the thread Are there any variants of Brut sold these days, or do they just have the original scent?.

    No, not thinking of Aqua Velva (which, by the way, I love). There definitely have been some variants of Brut sold in North America in...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:04 AM
  10. Christoph replied to the thread Any Brut fans out there?.

    Brut used to make a talcum powder. Haven't seen that in many years.

    Sep 17, 2019 at 6:01 AM
  11. Christoph replied to the thread Are you a common man shaver or a niche shaver?.

    I'm probably more the 'common' guy. Though I have, over the years, enjoyed a few high priced, fancy blades, DEs, soaps, creams, scents....

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:57 PM
  12. Christoph replied to the thread Can you ever imagine one of the big, old shaver companies manufacturing classic DE shavers again?.

    All good points guys. Maybe it is pure fantasy to imagine Gillette making some grand tribute product to their century of work on...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:53 PM
  13. Christoph replied to the thread Can you ever imagine one of the big, old shaver companies manufacturing classic DE shavers again?.

    Actually, come to think of it, I too know only one person who uses a DE. Even though I have given a couple as gifts over the years...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:51 PM
  14. Christoph replied to the thread What is a Weeper?.

    A tiny cut that produces a tear like blood flow. Usually a non issue. I don't think about cuts much because I so rarely draw any blood...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:46 PM
  15. Christoph replied to the thread Are the Crabtree&Evelyn male scents gone for good?.

    Sad to hear that they are gone. I loved Sienna and also Sandlewood. My wife loved Nomad. These were pretty decent quality products.

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:45 PM