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  1. The Scent Crush

    by , 2nd November 2015 at 05:49 PM (Fleurine's Non-Blog)
    This was a scent I would (most likely) never have chosen on my own. Too rare. Too obscure. Even I would probably not have run across It left to my own devices. Still, a classic vintage from a classic house...a dainty light green chypre with citrus, iris and mimosa, over a simple yet classic ambery base. Sheer at first, but with some backbone. A fine upstanding *young lady's* scent ...The air of a morning stroll along Madison Ave, in Mid march 1965, wearing a matching ivory skirt suit and gloves. ...

    Updated 2nd November 2015 at 06:32 PM by Fleurine

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  2. The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    The Quest For The Vetiver Finale!!!

    *warning: this will be a long post*

    After thinking about it for awhile, I decided the best way to handle this post is instead of creating a 1-10 list, I'd create categories and then list which Vetiver I feel best represents that category. With that said, let's get started!


    Best Everyday/Work Vetiver:
    Lalique Encre Noire Sport.


    Soft enough due to the citrus opening to be wearable but with
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  3. The Journey So Far vol. 8

    by , 27th October 2015 at 07:51 AM (Crouching Tiger Hidden Flacon)
    I posted last part of this series over six years ago. Then I was at a stage I couldnít afford to buy any new perfumes, so I made a virtue of necessity and concentrated on what I already got. This lasted for a couple of years and was very good for me (and for my collection): I found many old loves again and appreciated my collection in a new way.

    But of course when I got employed again, the first thing I did to celebrate was buying new perfume.

    I must admit itís thrilling ...
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  4. The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne Day 34

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    Day #34: Fragrance - Lalique Encre Noire.
    My Ratings: Scent - 10/10. Overall - 9/10.

    *note: I have worn this fragrance previously before testing*

    I still prefer the harsh inky Vetiver and loud notes of this over Sycomore but I have to be honest, after testing so many vetivers, I don't find this fragrance super versatile hence the reason I took a point off overall. This opens up with bitter inky Vetiver, this is the prominate note that takes over the fragrance
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  5. The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne Day 33

    Quote Originally Posted by Mythrol View Post
    Day #33: Fragrance - Creed Original Vetiver.
    My Ratings: Scent - 10/10. Overall - 10/10.

    *note: I have worn this fragrance previously before testing*

    To my nose this is probably the best fresh Vetiver on the market. Even trying to pick the notes apart it's very difficult for me to smell individual ones. It just smells well blended and complex. If I had to name notes, I pick up a green note, some fresh and clean scents, and just a touch of sweetness. The Vetiver
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