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    Re: When is it enough?

    Too much? When you are spending more than you can afford. It's just a hobby like how a car lover buys his $100k dream car, or a cook buys a fancy Italian range, etc. It isn't so much as having too...
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    Re: Looking at the stores

    Like has been already said, just to get a sense of what the fragrance will generally be like. I wouldn't buy based off of that first impression only though.
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    Re: how much to spray in a sample?

    It comes down to personal preference. If I get a lot of samples all at once I will initially go for a small spray or dab, then on subsequent wearings go for more. I try not to use a lot though...
  4. Poll: Re: ---What to wear to sister's wedding---

    I thought Vanille would be better because of the orange/vanilla/rum combo.
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    Re: New Armani Privé: Cèdre Olympe

    For some reason I haven't heard of this scent, yet I can't find a place to buy it. Is it discontinued?
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    Re: Help critique my next purchases

    They look good. Jardin d'Amalfi and Eau de NY aren't too similar IMO.
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    Re: You're Greatest Citrus Fragrance

    Bergamote 22, Nio, and 1861 are some of my favorites.
  8. Re: les Exclusifs suggestions for a "Chanel man"

    If you want a citrus for him, Eau de Cologne would fit the bill pretty well. Also like others have suggested, try Sycomore.
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    Re: Creed from Amazon- Real or Fake?!

    You have to weigh the influence of the good and bad reviews on how much you want to save by going though amazon.
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    Are MFK ouds any good?

    I remember I tried Mfk's oud silk, cashmere, and velvet moods a few months ago and liked them a lot (except the price tag), and since it is getting to be a lot colder, I thought I might want to add...
  11. Re: Warm/Creamy/Milky/'Blonde' winter fragrance

    +1 for something with sandalwood. Also a vanilla fragrance would work like Guerlain SDV or Eau Duelle.
  12. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    Mi, I thought "well I guess it kind of smells like melons"

    After trying it more I enjoyed much more though.
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    Wanted: Tonka Imperiale

    I'm looking for a bottle of Guerlain Tonka Imperiale. Pm me if you have an extra bottle sitting around. :)
  14. Re: Thoughts on my latest sampling run(Frapin, Aventus, Opus VI, SDV, XXV)

    Keep trying SDV, you grow to like it the more you wear it.
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    Re: How is Bond No.9 Success is a Job?

    I wouldn't blind buy
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    Help me find this room scent...

    Hey there, I have a question for you guys about finding a particular room scent. I first smelt this scent in the Four Seasons in Istanbul while in the lobby and was immediately addicted. A few weeks...
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    Re: guerlain tonka imperiale: worth it?

    Well TV and NH aren't really similar apart from being sweet, so it's hard to compare. TV and NH are more "bold" or straightforward I guess you would say while TI is gentle.

    When I first smelled TI...
  18. Re: How much r u willing to spend on perfume/aftershave??

    If it THAT good then almost anything if I can save up for it (unfortunately I don't have unlimited funds :p). Practically though, I tend to say $100-150 is comfortable, $150-225 is starting to get...
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    Re: colognes for classroom use

    They are all great and will work fine in a classroom. But please spray with caution because no one wants to be smelling you from 20 feet away during an hour lecture.
  20. Re: Bergamote 22 = Niche Versace Man Eau Fraiche?

    I completely agree with everything you said. I like them both, but to me they smell completely different. The Versace is a bit synthetic smelling lemon, while B22 is a more natural smelling, crisp...
  21. Re: Traveling for six weeks: what to take?

    It's pretty hot and humid there all the time, so like you said, I don't see cool weather scents fitting in. I would just choose ones that really cut through humidity (are light). Like someone already...
  22. Re: FALL/WINTER fragrance recommendations for 16 year old?

    Good choices
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    Re: Bad luck or chemistry?

    It could be that because of you spraying it on your neck you are constantly smelling the scents and getting fatigue. I would recommend spraying them on your wrist/back of the hand/forearm area and...
  24. Re: Any high quality gourmands recently released?

    Maybe PG Coze? It kind of has a pine/resin with coffee vibe.
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    Poll: Re: Creed Aventus on eBay

    Ebay is a lot cheaper and of course you run the risk of getting an old bottle or "bad" batch, so that's up to you. You can just ask them what the batch is and look it up to see if anyone else has any...
  26. Re: I have a fragrance per season EXCEPT Spring. Help!

    Creed Green Valley is my #1, smells like this:

    http://www.hdwallpapersos.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Nature___Mountains_Green_valley_041435_.jpg

    It's pretty expensive if you can find it....
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    Re: New Haarlem Purchase

    Not much I can add except that I bought New Haarlem from them and it is just fine.
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    Re: Bond No.9 - what is full bottle worth?

    At full retail, honestly none, they are way overpriced. I was able to get some at a discount when I shopped around however, so in that case:

    New Haarlem
    Chez Bond
    I Love NY for All
    Wall Street
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    Re: Kobe - Is Xerjoff Fooling Us?

    Then if you are thinking that way you are very self conscious and should work on that maybe? I don't know what we can really help you with if you don't like the drydown of a scent. I myself am not a...
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    Making fragrances for soap?

    I am almost a complete noob to actually making fragrances (I know a bit), but I am wondering if anyone has experience in making fragrances for soap. I am thinking about making some soap and want to...
  31. Re: Good fragrances for going out and dates?

    L'Homme or La Nuit are both very good for dates.
  32. Re: I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff Nio is praised with such high regard

    It's simplicity is what makes it so good. It's exactly what comes to mind when I think of "citrus", bright, crisp, fresh, etc.
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    Re: Best place to order samples?

    Ya ask Sephora first for samples. Nordstroms and NM will do it too along with most other stores.

    For buying niche samples there are:

    The perfumed court - big selection, but pretty expensive...
  34. Re: Creed Scents: Overrated (A Noob's Opinion)

    Most people will buy from fragrancenet to save money on Creeds. I think they have a few unique scents like MI, Jardin d'Amalfi, and Green Valley that are worth saving for. But of course the choice is...
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    Re: Help me out?

    Honestly all of those are great choices. I would go with Chanel Allure Blanche if I had to pick one though. Can't go wrong though.
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    Re: Best Perfume under 150$

    Most of the sub $100 designers seem to garner the most compliments. A&F Fierce is a good example. If you want to use up your whole budget though, look at Frapin L'Humaniste, it's extremely fresh,...
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    Re: Mediterranean scent

    +1 for Jardin d'Amalfi. Smells exactly like being on the Mediterranean coast.
  38. Re: Recommend me a good cologne for college?

    Another +1 for Versace Pour Homme

    Since you said sailing, Heeley Sel Marin would be perfect. It smells like the ocean.

    Also, I know you said you didn't want a citrus, but I think it would work...
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    Re: Favorite gourmand?

    Espresso Royale
    PG Aomassai
    Ambre Narguile
    Guerlain SDV
    New Haarlem
  40. Re: Does Thierry Mugler pure malt/ havane suit for high school guys?

    Go for it it is fine. Try before you buy though, that's the only way to know for sure.
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    Re: What should I wear to prom?

    Ooh you have a nice selection!

    I would go with either Pear and Olive or Bigarade Concentree.
  42. Re: Sample vials, the little wands are terrible

    I disagree. I think they are just fine for getting a full wearing. An atomizer would be better, but I have no problems with then at the moment.
  43. Re: Any fragrances I should get samples of?

    My favorites:

    Xerjoff Nio
    Xerjoff 1861
    Heeley Sel Marin
    Frapin L'Humaniste
    Le Labo Bergamote 22
    Roja Dove Neroli
    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
  44. Re: So I blind bought Aventus a year ago, last week i ordered 8 samples of creeds other options..

    Oh another Creed thread :)
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    Re: Question about projection

    Moisturizer helps, not sure about unscented deodorant in particular though.
  46. Re: Best niche fragrance for a high schooler?

    Kind of a broad question considering there are so many that you could like, but I would say Bigarade Concentree
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    Re: decant or 8.7 oz?

    8.7oz is a ton, so I would either get in on a split or find some people to sell the excess juice to if you don't think you can use it all.
  48. Re: Everyday Signature Cologne for Highschooler

    Honestly whatever you like the most. I would go with AF fierce or ysl l'homme.
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    Re: Where can I purchase vials/samples?

    Most sample sites charge $2-5, you won't find much of a discount anywhere. Look at places like the perfumed court, luckyscent, and surrender to chance. You could always ask the house if you could buy...
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    Re: Sel Marin

    I don't get any fish smell, just salt
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    Re: Chanel's coromandel

    You will never know until your try :)
  52. Re: Axe/Lynx Dark Temptation Eau de Toilette impressions request.

    That's exactly what I am thinking. You said it is your favorite, but it's a blind buy and you can't do it for $22?
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    Re: Help Me Choose

    +1 Great for the Summer.
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    Re: ordering cologne online

    If you are buying from a reputable company like the ones you listed, then there shouldn't be fakes. As far as weakened juice, you should be fine. Never had a bad experience when ordering online. If...
  55. Re: Axe/Lynx Dark Temptation Eau de Toilette impressions request.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/AXE-DARK-TEMPTATION-EAU-DE-TOILETTE-COLOGNE-MEN-50ml-1-69oz-EDT-Brand-New-/120893545870

    $22. On the scent itself, I think you should be the judge. If you have tried it,...
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    Re: Tropical summer scent

    Another +1 for this. A lot of people would say Virgin Island Water, but I like Coccobello more. It smells way more natural, and I find it kind of relaxing.
  57. Re: Choose Only One Niche Versatile Crowd-Pleaser, No Creed Please ....

    Bergamote 22
  58. Re: Commercially successful scents not popular here?

    Well welcome to the whole of perfumery I guess. Like others have said, nothing wrong with more popular scents like Le Male; it's most important to buy what you like. Niche perfumes just give you a...
  59. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Roja Dove Neroli
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    Re: 1 Chocolate

    Another for Slumberhouse Ore extrait
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    Re: Xerjoff Nio vs. Le Labo Bergamote 22

    I don't think they smell the same at all. They are my two favorites for the Summer though. If I were to get just one, it would be Bergamote 22, especially considering the price. Nio is an awesome,...
  62. Re: what defines an "italian style" fragrance?

    They market with the Amalfi Coast. Usually Bergamot and Amalfi Lemons.
  63. Re: Chanel Exclusifs for myself (for a month) and ultimately for my mom

    It's hard to pick since it's for your mom and she should ultimately decide. Have you tried Eau de Cologne yet?
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    Re: GIT or Aventus for work

    I would go with GIT, but you should decide for yourself.
  65. Re: Help with my buying my first niche fragrance

    Sample a lot. There's more than one right answer too. If your local mall carries Creed, try them out. They have a lot of crowd pleasers.
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    Re: Diptyque Philosykos EDT vs EDP

    EDP has more wood/leaf which is why I got it. Edt has more fig.
  67. Re: Is my bottle of YSL La Nuit de l'Homme fake?

    110% fake
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    Re: My grandmother was on "crack" !!

    I don't get the connection with crack. She tried to buy you something specific and it didn't work out. Just order the right one now and be done.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    They say there were no better melon in history...
  70. Re: Do Creed Pure White Cologne Tester bottles exist?

    I haven't seen any. Like aphexacid said, 1oz would be the most economical.
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    Re: Gourmands

    My favorite gourmand is Espresso Royale - Sebastiane. Some other good ones I enjoy:

    Aomassi
    New Haarlem
    Jeux de Peau
    Chocolate Greedy
    Guerlain SDV
    Tonka Imperiale
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    Re: Where to buy Diptyque?

    They aren't really marked down too much so you have to look for coupons like 10% off. I got mine at beautyhabbit for around $100 with some coupons.
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    Re: Worth the price

    There are some fragrances that are so good that they are well worth that to me. The problem is your budget which should ultimately decide. Buying a $600 fragrance is pretty outrageous if you don't...
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    Re: For Summer: VIW or MI?

    Try it before you buy it. VIW is like coconut + suntan lotion on a tropical beach resort. Very unique, however I enjoy MI more.
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    Re: Your collection of colognes

    I wear all of them, usually corresponding to season though.
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    Re: Roja Dove Neroli Extrait

    I wore it today again and it smelled absolutely fantastic! It is 97° now and it just works so well. I have tried Profumum Neroli and while I do like the resins, I enjoy Roja Dove's for it's...
  77. Re: I need help finding these 3 Summer frags

    +1 very good stuff
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    Re: Summer fragrance

    Bergamote 22
    Neroli Extrait
    L'Humaniste
    Nio
    Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Roja Dove Neroli Extrait

    After wanting to try some scents from Roja Dove for a long time, I finally got my samples of Bergamot, Aoud, Gardenia, and Neroli. I was really anxious to try Bergamot as I love the note, but I...
  80. Thread: Hermes

    by Willanhanyard
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    Re: Hermes

    Ambre Narguile and Vetiver Tonka
  81. Re: What fragrance are you wearing this summer?

    Wow we have almost the exact same choices!
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    Got some new sunglasses

    http://www.iwantproof.com/collections/wood-collection/products/ontario#id-646375893

    I needed some new sunglasses, so I got these. They look awesome and the company has a cool story.
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    Re: Aventus help ASAP!!!

    Google takes 10 seconds. :)
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    Poll: Re: Which headphones is better?

    Lots of tech discussion in here :p
  85. Re: Want to purchase a new creed need help choosing.

    Mi, but honestly, you shouldn't be asking us, you need to try them for yourself.
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Those are beautiful bottles! Have you tried figue? If so, what are your thoughts?
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    Re: Longevity of Aventus

    +1 Definitely try this. Keeps your skin soft too :).
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    Re: What's the Deal

    Personally I just don't think the house has released that many amazing pieces. To each his own, but I just think you can get better from different houses for a cheaper price. They do have some unique...
  89. Re: Duty Free at LAX (Los Angeles Int'l Airport)

    I can't really remember anything extraordinary. It might be a stretch, but the Luckyscent Scentbar is in LA if you consider that an option.
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    Roja Dove Aoud vs Amber Aoud?

    Which do you guys prefer? I hear a lot about Amber Aoud, but not just the plain Aoud. Thoughts?
  91. Re: Any perfumes that smell like Axe Vice deo?

    Lol :D
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    Re: Recommendations for a summer frag?

    Le Labo Bergamote 22
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    Can you try a different bottle? For sure it doesn't smell like nothing. I smell melons and sea air pretty much.
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    Re: Recommend some Serge Lutens to sample

    Five o'clock
    Ambre Sultan

    Can you try Jeux de Peau? Not on your list but one of my favorites from the line.
  95. Re: Silver Mountain Water, Himalaya or Original Vetiver?

    Out if those three I would go with SMW. Honestly though I'm not that big a fan of any of them. I just think you could get a better fragrance for the money.
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    Re: First Cologne for me

    Exactly! You have to decide for yourself. All of the. Are good choices though. Also try Chanel Allure Edition Blanche.
  97. Re: I want to buy more fragrances but can't afford them

    I don't buy mall juices though, all of my collection is niche (not that I don't like them in general). So say right now I really love Bergamote 22 and L'Humaniste, I'm looking at maybe $400 shipped...
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    Re: Purchasing decants from TPC

    I have probably 60+ samples from them and all of them seem to be fine. No weakness or anything like that.
  99. I want to buy more fragrances but can't afford them

    So this is a huge problem I am having right now. I am in high school so I don't really make that much money every year. I try to save most of it, but of course I have to treat myself and buy some...
  100. Re: Fragrance newbie interested in creating a cologne

    Good luck, you sound pretty ambitious and dedicated!
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