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  1. Indolic florals

    Quote Originally Posted by Sugandaraja View Post
    It's usually used in the context of flowers. Certain flowers have a rather over-ripe quality that smells slightly "off" and animalic, due to chemicals called indoles. Apparently they smell quite foul on their own, but in most florals they just add a warm depth, I've found.
    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    If I may quote Luca Turin, who described indoles quite nicely his 'Perfumes: The Guide' review of Olene by Diptyque:

    Quote from page 267: 'One of the many difficulties that nature has strewn
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  3. Unicorns still exist - but there are no Flying Horses

    Unicorns, like Nombre Noir, can still be found in some distant land, but the 'hidden gem in the pharmacy' is nothing but an urban myth. These days, you have more chance of hitching a ride on Pegasus than finding a forgotten classic.

    First of all, any perfume that was good, or even decent will have left some footprint in perfume lore. Only the most wretched brands such as Bienaimé have slipped through the net, and, I can tell you, their stuff is definitely not classic. If a perfume ...

    Updated 18th June 2020 at 09:03 PM by Wild Gardener

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  4. Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    Quote Originally Posted by nosey74 View Post
    Thanks Dealt7faux
    Big box stores here in chicago are finally open.
    Ross and berlington are offering discounts (bought 100ml of chrome sport for $13.99 from Ross) but TJMAX and Marshall’s have pretty much the same stuff they had before the pandemic. No discounts offered..
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  5. Vintage thierry mugler A*Men

    Hi guys , I’ve collected a a number of Vintage fragrances over the last 10 or so years. And I really believe in the saying, “the older the better”
    I sold all my old A*men keeping only a 2011 Havane .
    I wanted to look for an original A* Men , Can anyone guide me on what to look for ?
    Since Mugler was sold off the whole line has been butchered.
    I would Like to know if there are any tell-tale sign that will help me notice the earliest possible flasks/ bottles . Thank you ...
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