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    Need suggestions for transition into fall

    Well it's not quite Fall and not the least bit cool out here, however temperatures have dropped to more bearable highs. Instead of 90s we have low 80s and mid to upper 70s. This leaves me with a...
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 15

    Bleecker Street
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    Re: SOTD Thursday June 14

    Kenzo PH
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    Re: Sick of All These Overpriced Scents

    Can someone give me a brief rundown of Ava Luxe? I see its popular among women in the female discussion thread, but I hardly ever hear about any of their scents in here. Do they just not make many...
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    Re: Unforgivable Woman

    Shoot me now.
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    Re: Recommendation for Erolfa Addicts?

    I would say try Eau de Sud by Annick Goutal.

    That aside, I want to rant a little bit... when people ask for recommendations because they like X, I really don't think they mean they want something...
  7. Thread: Lampe Berger

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    Re: Lampe Berger

    The place I ordered from, maisonbouquet apparently offers 1oz samples for $5 ($7 for signature) of all the scents if you call them. I got Lily of the valley for my starter lamp so I'll report back on...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 11 June

    Philosykos
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    Re: What were the Beach Boys wearing?

    VIW just came out, I doubt they're already wearing it. Perhaps a Bay Rum of some sort?
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 10 June

    Rive Gauche PH
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    Re: For those who spend a lot on scents...

    Can you give us an idea how the prices for individual colognes are compared to sites like sentiments and scentedmonkey?
  12. Thread: Lampe Berger

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    Re: Lampe Berger

    How about some quick and easy reviews of the ones you've tried? I'd like to get an idea of how they smell.
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    Re: Smells Expensive but Isn't

    I agree with all the Guerlains, but strongly disagree with YSL suggestions. They do not smell expensive, if anything the opposite. But I still like them...
  14. Thread: Lampe Berger

    by Borky
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    Lampe Berger

    I'd like to start a discussion about these 'lamps'. I just bought one and some fragrance. What are you favorite fragrances, etc.? What are your experiences with this?
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 7 June

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: The No. of Bottles you have & want to have

    I don't see how you can just stick to one house. It's very unusual imo.
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    Re: The No. of Bottles you have & want to have

    I have 25 now, and it would be nice to get up to 100 before I seriously stop buying. With my current budget, I plan on buying 2 a month, so it might take a while to reach that amount, but who knows...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 5 June

    Muger Cologne
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    Re: SOTD Monday 4 June

    L'Eau de L'Artisan
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 3 June

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: My Creed Erolfa dilemma

    I am so tempted to give up on Creeds completely. They're either ripped off, counterfeited, or go bad. And getting a completely fresh and genuine one costs an arm and a leg.
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    Re: "Crimes" against the art of perfumery

    Ripoffs of Creeds i.e. Cool Water
    Acqua di Gio (sorry lovers of this)
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    Re: You think I'm wearing...WHAT???

    Why do you listen to your mom so much? Are you Buster Bluth?
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    Poll: Re: What's your fav kind of scenting rooms?

    How long do those diffusers with the sticks inside them usually last? It doesn't seem like they would last that long and you can't control it once you open them up.
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    Re: You think I'm wearing...WHAT???

    I don't know what Vanilla Fields is, but it sounds awful and degrading to my beloved Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: For those who spend a lot on scents...

    Can you give us an idea of the prices compared to most discount sites?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednessday May 30th

    Well I'm wearing dreamer throughout the evening now.
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    Re: Yosh scents - thoughts, comments?

    Where in DC did he get this? I didn't think Blue Mercury had Yosh, or do they?
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    Re: Best creed that's not ripped off...

    MI is very much like Unforgivable by Sean John
    Himalaya is like XS by Paco Rabbane
    GIT is like Cool Water
    Original Santal is like Joop Homme (do I have this one right?)
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    Re: Finally tested Kouros in summer heat

    Seconding the Fraicheur version for the summer. It's great. However, I have no tried the original, oddly enough.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 29 May

    L'Eau de L'Artisan
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    Re: SOTD Monday 28 May

    Gucci Envy
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    Re: If I like Acqua di Gio, what will I love?

    Slutty sorority girls.

    Sorry, I had to.
  34. Thread: Lineair scents?

    by Borky
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    Re: Lineair scents?

    Diptyque has a lot of linear scents. Phylosykos and Tam Dao are among the more popular ones.
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver online sources

    Do they come up often? Right now I only see the current rerelease.
  36. Thread: Road Trip Scent

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    Re: Road Trip Scent

    Cologne is too boring and seems like the stick-it answer to almost any thread here lately. How about trying something adventurous and different. If you can only have one, maybe I would say......
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver online sources

    Related to this, would anyone know where to acquire the vintage form of Vetiver? Would ebay be the only source? And how would I know it's vintage, just the box?
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 27 May

    Philosykos for the day.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 27 May

    Rive Gauche now, but that shall probably change in the morning.
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    Unintended layering?

    Does anyone here just spray a fragrance right over another when the other wears out? Sometimes I just don't have the time or necessity to shower so I just spray X over Y and hope Y does mix in. Is...
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    Re: What to wear to parties?

    I always feel so chocolately sweet when I wear Rochas Man. It's a bit awkward, especially in the summer and I've never gotten any comments about it.

    I'm tempted to get Skai too after Indie_Guy's...
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    Re: What to wear to parties?

    Are you hitting on me on me Ruggles? :huh:

    I just want to smell damn sexy, and not like some ADG wearing frat boy (or in my old roommate's case, Le Male, ugh)
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    I finally got to sample some Creeds yesterday, albeit under the pressure of annoying Neiman's associate. I tried SMW, Erolfa, and the new VIW.

    SMW I rejected almost immediately as it seems like...
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    Re: What to wear to parties?

    Any suggestions out of my wardrobe? I have in fact something to attend to tonight.

    I'm thinking either:
    Rive Gauche
    Magnetism
    By Man
    Musc Ravageur
    Envy
    Rochas Man
    or Kouros Fraicheur
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    Re: Unforgivable now at CVS

    I third the "thats' where it belongs" opinions.
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    What to wear to parties?

    Now, this question has come up a few times, but only with people that had a lmited wardrobe and for your more dignified dinner party kind of events. I'd like some suggestion on what to wear to trendy...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 May

    Kouros Fraicheur
  48. Re: Do I have an authentic Creed Green Irish Tweed.

    Stuff like this really makes me want to avoid Creed altogether. It seems like they're really reckless about QC in the first place. And the fact that they go bad after just a year and a half makes...
  49. Thread: "By" by D & G

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    Re: "By" by D & G

    Are you all talking about By Man here or By Woman??
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 May

    Eau Lente
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    Re: SotD Thursday 17 May

    Dreamer by Versace
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 May

    Guerlain Vetiver
  53. Re: I'm in need of a summer scent. Help me, fellow Bnoters!

    I'll second the Live Jazz, it isn't at all formal and you can wear it with any sort of clothing. On top of that I'll add Vetiver by Guerlain.
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday, 15 May 2007

    Just got Kouros Fraicheur in, so I'm wearing that.
  55. Thread: "By" by D & G

    by Borky
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    Re: "By" by D & G

    I have it, but I don't think it's that great. it doesn't smell sexy as some others say, just smells powdery and soft to me. Not good for the heat.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 May

    Live Jazz
    and sampling Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man on my arm.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 12 May

    L'Eau de L'Artisan
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    Re: French Lover came in today (quick review)

    I think I'm going to wait on buying this. At least until I can get a sample, which won't be for a while since I'm not near NYC.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 May

    Kenzo PH
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    Too much praise of SJ in this thread. :rolleyes:

    I still could use some more suggestions on replacements for MI. I don't care what house.
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    Maybe its my unrefined nose, but in passing both are identical. In the real world, where you don't have time to analyze the inner workings of a scent on someone, their differences become...
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    Re: French Lover came in today (quick review)

    That's disappointing, it doesn't sound as 'sexy' as I expected it to be. I was expecting something with a similar feel to MR.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 9 May

    Live Jazz
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    Are you kidding me...


    And I have Himalaya. I'll try Erolfa, but I could use suggestions out of Creed too.
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    Re: F*** Unforgivable

    It doesn't have to be Creed and I have an unlimited budget, so niche is definetely in.
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    F*** Unforgivable

    Yeah, that's right, I hate this stuff. Why do you ask? Well it smells almost exactly like Millesime Imperial. It's growing more and more popular, especially among young adults and teens who are...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 7 May

    Cologne by TM
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    Re: I forget the name, but it sounded amazing

    Tam Dao? Its not that new, but it sounds zen like.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 7 May

    Himalaya
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    Re: Cologne for kiddies

    For the record, I'm 20 and in college and I wear pretty much anything. I don't think there's really any age limit to fragrances. Which ones are you refferring to in particular?
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    Re: Cologne for kiddies

    At first I thought this was asking for suggestions for cologne for your small children. Get them started out on the right foot...

    I suggest Cologne by TM. Get it on scentiments, as well as any...
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    Re: SotD, Monday April 30.

    Live Jazz
  73. Thread: summer niche

    by Borky
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    Re: summer niche

    This sounds great. I have to try it out.

    From what I have, I would say MI by Creed and L'eau de l'artisan although the latter has no lasting power on me.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 29th April

    Vetiver by Guerlain
  75. Re: Green Irish Tweed only smells good half of the time

    Are you sure your GIT is legit?
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    Re: SOTD - Friday 27 April 2007

    Vetiver by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26 April

    Dreamer
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25 April

    Millesime Imperial
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    Re: Diptyque Candles?

    I'll check out some of the mentioned candle brands. I really don't know what the top quality ones are out there. I'm just going by fragrance house reputation, but that seems like it would be very...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24 April

    L'Eau de L'Artisan
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    Re: What's the Cologne you Hate the most?

    Well I hate ADG a lot, but nothing tops my hatred towards Le Male. I could strangle people that wear that crap.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20 April

    Live Jazz for the first time.
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    Diptyque Candles?

    Can someone comment on the quality and "sillage" of Diptyques range of candles? This forum doesn't get much attention or discussion it seems. I'd like to know more about what some of the preferred...
  84. Thread: Gooch PH II

    by Borky
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    Re: Gooch PH II

    Excuse me? Gooch? You misspelled it twice.
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 18 April 2007

    Bulgari Black
  86. Re: What brands are you surprised don't have frags?

    Don't give them any ideas here.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17 April

    Himalaya
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16 April

    Le 3e Homme

    Boy is this stuff great I wish I could wear it more often, but I think it requires some more dressy attire.
  89. Thread: Mechant Loup

    by Borky
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    Re: Mechant Loup

    NM seems to be the worst place to shop for fragrances based on reports on this forum. I've heard nothing but complaints and horror stories from that place. I can just imagine how they would treat a...
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    Lasting power of L'Eau De L'Artisan?

    I think I've found my ideal 'green garden' spring/summer scent and that would be L'Eau De L'Artisan. However, due to the fact that star ratings still are not functional... I don't know if it would...
  91. Whatever happened to 'house' discussion megathreads?

    I remember a few months back someone suggested a series of threads focused on one fragrance house at a time. It got started with L'Artisan, but then it stopped I believe. No one continued it with...
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    Come on, I know someone on here must have one of...

    Come on, I know someone on here must have one of these.
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    Re: My virgin Island Water review/experience

    So is this available anywhere in the US yet?
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5 April

    Duc de Vervins
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    Le Prince Jardinier

    I've examing some samples from Prince Jardinier, particularly L'Eau du Prince Jardinier, Arboretum, and Labyrinthe Libertin. I think they would make "transition" period fragrances for when the...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 30 March

    D&G By Man
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29 March

    Let Me Play the Lion by Les Nez
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    Re: SotD Friday 9 March

    Bulgari Black
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 March

    Gucci Envy.
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    Re: A Basenoter's promise

    I personally liked them. If I ever dressed up as Batman whoever I'd know what to smell like.
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