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    Re: Most expensive frag purchase with ZERO regret?

    Chanel eau de cologne 200 ml for me. Worth every scent.
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    Re: Frederic Malle vetiver, yay or nay?

    Yay for me. Different from the other vetivers out there. It brings out a different aspect of vetiver
  3. Thread: Bvlgari MAN

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    Re: Bvlgari MAN

    I have forgotten about this. Anybody knows if its out in Singapore?
  4. Thread: lace to buy?

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    Re: Chanel Sycomore - least expensive place to buy?

    I read on one of the threads that Chanel might be selling the les exclusifs line in 100 ml versions. What is the likelihood of that really happening I wonder?
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

    http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/2870/31512.jpg


    and...

    http://img824.imageshack.us/img824/7121/eaudecolognechanel.jpg
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    Re: Thoughts on Jo Malone?

    I have tested most of them too and apart from Vanilla and Anise (which I think is quite awesome) I don't think they are value for money propositions. They are just not good enough to justify the...
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    Re: Kenzo Power Cologne- my review

    I don't know about US, but I can't find it anywhere in Singapore, even at the Kenzo counters. Is it a limited edition I wonder?
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    Re: Today I bought - January 2010

    Bought the following, hence breaking my NY resolutions already:

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    Re: Wouldn't it be absolutely wonderful..

    I've been thinking about that and its a great idea. I think the most useful basenotes app would be if the app had easy access to the fragrance directory
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    Re: S o t D, Friday, 11 December 2009

    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo - Cipresso Di Toscana

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    Re: Today I bought - December 2009

    Me as well! I tried it though at Takashimaya before purchase. Its beauty was immediately apparent.
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    Re: Narceso Rodriguez For Him Musc Collection

    I bought one here in Singapore, its really quite awesome. Purchased it at Takashimaya, at S$110 (which comes to about US$79). They had something like 3 or 4 bottles left, and said once that was...
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    Re: Today I bought ** November 2009 **

    Chanel No. 5 parfum 35 ml

    Dior Homme Cologne
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    Re: Michael Jackson wore Black orchid.

    http://popwatch.ew.com/2009/11/03/this-is-it-im-happy-for-michael-says-director-ortega/

    'This is It': 'I'm happy for Michael' says director Ortega
    by Paige Parker
    Categories: Film, Music

    This...
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    Re: Fragrances that Give off Positive Vibes

    +1 on Colonia Assoluta
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    Re: Givenchy Insensé

    LT gave it 5 stars. I have tried it myself and found it nice and inoffensive, but did not find it gorgeous or jaw-dropping. I did get any complexity from it, it seems to be quite a linear...
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Ooooh lucky!
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 27 October 2009

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Came in the mail yesterday...Yay!

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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    My top 3, for now :)

    1) Dior Homme
    2) Eau de Gentiane Blanche (Hermes)
    3) Un Jardin sur le Nil (Hermes)
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    Re: What Are The BEST Shower gels Around?

    I'm always on the lookout for an excellent shower gel.

    Diptyque Tam Dao shower gel is excellent, and I would say works better than the fragrance which is too harsh. The shower gel is more subdued...
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Chanel No. 19 Eau de Parfum
    Gucci Eau de Parfum
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    Re: L'eauParKenzo Eau Indigo Pour Homme

    I think it smells a bit like Ormonde Jayne Isfarkand, especially the peppery dry down.
  24. Re: Here I am after selling off all my frags 9 months ago...pics!

    Wow that's a lot of Creed and Penhaligon!

    And bravo on the "reboot". Its something to consider when you want to inject some life into your fragrance wardrobe.
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    Re: Today I bought ~~~~ October 2009 ~~~~

    Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Nil

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    Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely
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    Re: S o t D Friday 11 September

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    Trying out a bunch of Heeley fragrances. This one first. Pretty exceptional so far.
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    Re: Scent for a doctor-help

    Rather than the type of scent, what about concentrating on the application.

    I would think that if you sprayed two spritzes or so on your chest, or just slightly below your chest, you would be...
  28. Re: attention all fellow singaporeans, bond no 9 now available at sephoras!

    Do they only have 100 ml? I thought Bond No 9 has 50 ml bottle as well?
  29. Re: attention all fellow singaporeans, bond no 9 now available at sephoras!

    Oh and also thanks for the heads up. Perhaps slowly they will start to bring in other brands maybe? I notice the US shops sells Tom Ford...
  30. Re: attention all fellow singaporeans, bond no 9 now available at sephoras!

    Aaaaaahhhh, have to take go take a lookk!
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    Re: NEW L'Artisan Al Aoud

    Oooooh can't wait! Will it be a 'transparent' oud, if that is at all possible?
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    Re: Dzing! Being Discountined!?

    Sorry to trudge up this old thread but I went down to Tangs (the only place in Singapore selling L'Artisan frags) and I saw that Dzing was missing from their range. I asked about it but they said...
  33. Re: have you ever wept at the beauty of a scent.....?

    No. I've been overjoyed by a beautiful scent, but nothing more than that.
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    Re: What is your preferred frag bottle size? Why?

    Definitely 50 ml or smaller if possible, if only because I struggle to finish 50 ml bottles, much less 100 ml bottles.
  35. Re: What fragrances are you considering for purchase?

    Very close to buying Acqua di Parma's Colonia Assolute, which I fell in love with but am a bit hesitant to buy it because of its poor longevity.

    Also just ordered samples of the whole range of...
  36. Re: Do you ever smell other people wearing niche fragrances?

    I laughed out loud at that. They are not even the same!
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    Re: Ooops! Happy Ramadan!

    Yes indeed, I avoid gourmands during Ramadhan. I almost absent-mindedly sprayed A*men the other day but stopped myself.

    I now stick strictly to Timbuktu which neither feeds my cravings nor...
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    Re: Heeley - any more info on this...

    Their scents really intrigue me, but I have no option of sampling it here, unless I get samples from perfumed court or luckyscent. I really wish they had a sample program a la Ormonde Jayne.
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    Re: Just blind ordered Ormonde Man today

    It is an excellent scent. You won't regret it!
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    Re: My niche purchase today :)

    Did you go to the escentials sale at Raffles Hotel? They held it on Friday and Saturday. They did not have much Serge Lutens, only Cedre and Chypre Rouge actually (not sure if it was the haute...
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    Re: Hermes Cologne Trio

    Anybody knows if they are available in Singapore, whether at the big stores (Robinson's, Tangs) or at the Hermes stores?
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    Re: Today I Bought - > > APRIL 2009

    Ormonde Man and Prada Infusion d'Homme
  43. Re: Best niche, independent, artisanal or boutique fragrance

    You can't go wrong with Ormonde Man.
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday 29 March 2009

    Ormonde Man
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 28 March 09

    Isfarkand by Ormonde Jayne
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, 21 March 09

    Hermes Eau des Merveilles
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    Re: Today I bought (March 2009)

    Where did you get the sampler? From TDC itself?
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 16 March 09

    Ormonde Woman by Ormonde Jayne

    Despite the name, perfectly wearable by a man.
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    Re: Jasina and other perfume shops in Singapore

    Jo Malone is open! A friend of mine visited it over the weekend. He said the staff was well-trained but was doing a little hard selling unfortunately. He also said their fragrances tended towards...
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    Re: ~ S o t D ~ 11th March 2009

    L'Artisan Parfumer - Timbuktu
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 10 March 09

    Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man
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    Re: S o t D, Monday, 9 March 2009

    Ormonde Jayne Osmanthus
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    Re: Internet Sites that offer Samples!

    Czech & Speake also has a generous and free sample program.

    Go to http://www.czechandspeake.com/ and click on samples. You will need to register with them first before they will send you the...
  54. Re: Dark Rose is back! And some others from Czech & Speake.

    I too got my samples today, all 9 of them! Am slowly making my way through them.

    No 88 is an interesting scent, but somewhat sharp and I think too strong for me. There is quite a lot of rose...
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    Re: Jasina and other perfume shops in Singapore

    CK Tangs at Orchard Road sells:

    - The Different Company
    - L'Artisan Parfumeur
    - Serge Lutens
    - Penhaligon's
    - Creed
    - Annick Goutal

    I reckon you can't get the above anywhere else in...
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    I bought:

    - L'Artisan Timbuktu

    - Hermes Eau des Merveilles
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    Re: Hermessence price in different countries...

    In Singapore the Hermessences are S$250 which is about US$165 or so. This price does not include the rather unnecessary leather case. The "discovery pack" which has 4 15ml bottles of 4 of the frags...
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    Re: What is your next purchase?

    Serge Lutens, once I figure out which one I want. So far of the half a dozen or so I've sampled, none have appealed to me :(
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    Re: Today I Bought (February '09)

    Purchased:
    Bulgari's Eau Parfumée au Thé Blanc

    I'm regretting it a little. While it was pretty nice at first, its now giving me a little headache when I wear it. There's a note there (I think...
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    Re: Cologne, deodorant, aftershave

    Unscented anti-perspirant. No aftershave. I find that aftershave (besides being generally expensive, especially the better brands) does not give off strong scents and would not overwhelm your...
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    Re: Sweet/Sugary/Gourmand Scents

    Serge Lutens Chergui
    L'Artisan Tea for Two

    These two I have tested. I cannot wear them, but then again I have a low tolerance for such smells. You might enjoy them though.
  62. Re: Luckyscent jacks up the CdG Red series by $10

    Unfortunately prices at luckscent are not that competitve. It is currently selling CdG 2Man at US$90. I got mine from a uk based website for 38.5 pounds, which is about US$58. That difference is...
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    Re: Comme des Garcons 2 Man

    This is one of my blind buys for this year (I expect more to come!) and got it for a pretty good price.

    I must say that I was quite surprised by the scent, it is beautiful but it reminds me of...
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    Re: Burr gives I Am King by Sean John three stars

    I have not been able to try I Am King but Unforgivable was surprisingly okay, although not for me.

    Shall have to try I Am King when it reaches Singapore.
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    Re: LesNez Manoumalia - Reviews

    I got my sample a few days back, have been trying it on and off.

    I got a strong earth or muddy scent immediately, which was not all that surprising given what LesNez was going for. It was mixed...
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