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  1. Re: Postumo's Splits - Shipping Worldwide - Creed, Tom Ford, Masque, Tauer, Amouage, DH Parfum...

    Sorry, Aventus was already closed :( I've updated with a new split open!

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    Added Russian Tea, by Masque MIlano. I'm impressed with this house so far.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    Yes, I have one and i feel it less complex and deep. Not to say that it's projection is moderate and its longevity is good, but it just lingers as a skin scent after 3 hours or so.
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    Re: Just got my Interlude Man

    In my experience, current Amouage fragrances are not as strong as they used to be. Don't know if people complaining about them being too strong has something to do with this.
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    Poll: Re: Dior Homme or L`air du Desert Marocain

    I prefer LADDM but I know most people around me would prefer Dior Homme...
  5. Re: Do you explain to people if you are wearing a "clone"?

    Most people I know think Tom Ford, Montale or Amouage are cheap online brands so... if I tell them they don't care as they don't know what you're talking about. In some special cases they like the...
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Quorum is a winner. Bogart is ok, it has some good points but some notes in the dry down ruin it for me a little bit.
  7. Re: YSL M7, Rive Gauche, Opium PH North American Re-release 2015

    Not only in France, you can find them easily in Spain too.
  8. Re: Postumo's Splits - Shipping Worldwide - Creed, Tom Ford, Masque, Tauer, Amouage, DH Parfum...

    It's on its way Phil ;)

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    Last spot of Aventus !
  9. Re: Postumo's Splits - Shipping Worldwide - Creed, Tom Ford, Masque, Tauer, Amouage, DH Parfum...

    Every Jardin d'Amalfi is sent (except one waiting for combined shipping). If anyone needs the tracking code, please pm me.



    2 Slots for a new 500ml Aventus bottle.

    New splits added.
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    Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    Double Post. Sorry
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    Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    Angels, Aliens, Black Orchid, Rumba, Yvresse (vintage at least), Insolence EDP...

    I find femenine fragrances much more potent than most male fragrances.
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    Re: Most potent in-production designer fragrance?

    But i don't find it potent. Scent 21 performs better on my skin, par example.
  13. Re: Your favorite Oud scents under $100? No oud-rose combos please!

    Rasasi Faqat Lil Rijat
    Chopard Oud Malaki
  14. Re: [UK Only] New splits 2014 | By Kilian, Creed & Tom Ford

    Sorry to hear this,

    Get better soon Kron!
  15. Re: Creed/masque/tom ford/amouage/tauer/nobile 1942/mfk/rania j...

    Jardin d'Amalfi received and ready to ship :)
    1725 completed and closed.
    Will now open a few new splits, including Dior Homme Parfum, Robert Piguet Casbah. Some prices reduced for Amouage.

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    Re: Smooth, laid-back, classy scent?

    1725 Casanova

    Some amber like Blue Amber or Ambre 114.

    MMMMMM Havana....

    Also Chanel n19 EDP relaxes me and takes "classy" to a whole new level...
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    Re: Damn you USPS !

    Can't you check who signed at the delivery? the parcels I sent must be signed at delivery and some kind of ID must be shown
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    Re: TERRE d'HERMES: 9 batches comparison REVIEW

    Sorry to disagree but, in my experience, wearing it (not on paper) I felt a worse performance on the third bottle I have. I gave it to my father , who also used Terre, and he didn't leave the sillage...
  19. Re: Montale Intense Cafe smells like a refined A*Men

    I didn't smell the similarity, apart from the light cafe and gourmand vibe, Intense Cafe is much more floral.
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    Re: Kourkdjian - Best nose around?

    Bertrand is so prolific many of his creations feel unispired (though technically great) or even similar to others of his creations. Francis is a great perfumer, but sometimes a bit boring, as many of...
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    Re: Aramis Gentleman's Collection: Havana

    Well, I own it and I don't find the vintage too potent, just above average (though the first minutes it seems it's going to be a powerhouse, it relaxes). I've tried the current formula and it just...
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    Re: "NEW" Chopard Rose Malaki (2014)

    Sounds good, but blind bought Oud Malaki and I'm very disappointed with it's performance. I won't blind this, just in case.
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    Re: Do fake fragrances smell watered down?

    Most recent "original" colognes are released watered down, so don't worry.
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    Re: Herod Parfums de Marly for men

    I found a particular note or accord in Herod i couldn't stand, something i felt like plastic or something synthetic, I don't know. I prefer Marly's Oajan, although it's very very very similar to...
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    Re: 1st world problem

    sweat is a fragrance killer, if it's that hot at your workplace, get an atomizer full of a fresh cologne (i'd avoid full citric ones or that with a prominent oakmoss base).
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    Re: Does anyone else miss fragrance ignorance?

    Sometimes I miss my first steps... now sometimes i'm over-analytical and wait too much from many scents. Way back I enjoyed almost everything, now I don't, for some reason, I think i worry too much.
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    Re: Thee Holy Grail!

    Since I started collecting and trying lots of stuff I've realized i grow tired of many of my fragrances quite quickly even if I use them only from time to time (that didn't happen before). Maybe a...
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    An (i hope) interesting haul, most of them blind buys:

    http://www.parisgallery.com/products/images/zoom/1-paris-gallery-chopard-434-44001068000.jpg...
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    Re: Tom Ford Tuscan Leather... Discuss

    One of my favs too. Very nice, maybe not for an everyday use. For that I'd go with Charriol Royal Leather, very similar and cheaper (It performs worse but does the job).
  30. Re: Creed/masque/tom ford/amouage/tauer/nobile 1942/mfk/rania j...

    Love your comments here but, please, use the feedback system!
    Thanks!!!!

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    VIW and MI received, i'll start getting the parcels ready.

    Last spot of Jardin d'Amalfi.
  31. Re: Creed/masque/tom ford/amouage/tauer/nobile 1942/mfk/rania j...

    Yes, it is. With Aventus i always include the batch in the label as most guys like to have that info.

    About the ashy-ness, it seems that's something common in older batches. A friend of mine is...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Wood, worthy or not?

    Tried it a couple of times... didn't make it for me. It' sweetness put me off somehow, besides it lasts but doesn't project from my skin.
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    Re: Yet Another Aventus Clone?

    This and Nero by Mazzolari. Royal Vintage performs better on my skin than Aventus, but that may be a problem with my skin, not saying one is better than the other.
  34. Re: Making room in my collection for ONE more designer scent - Which one ?

    I'm enjoying lately Declaration d'un Soir, L'anarchiste, n19 edp and Un Homme de Charles Jourdan.
  35. Re: The last scent you'll wear for the rest of your life

    Lutens Fleurs d'Oranger... i'd be really satisfied. Love the fresh scent of sweet orange blossoms. One of my favourite florals.
  36. Re: Creed/masque/tom ford/amouage/tauer/nobile 1942/mfk/rania j...

    Uhmmm i've seen that geekman haven't checked basenotes since june. I don't think he will show up. Will someone take his place in VIW? thanks!

    I'll order it anyway as soon as the rest make the...
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    Re: A&F Fierce, room spray ?

    A cheap shop in Spain uses a clone of Fierce as Room Spray (stradivarius is the shop), everytime i show Fierce to someone they comment it smells like that shop (no A&F shops around). It's a shame,...
  38. Re: Good value, Buttery Smooth, Labdanum heavy Amber?

    Is L'Occitane Labdanum de Sevilla still available?
  39. Re: Scents in a league of their own. Classy. Distinguished. Formal.

    Un Homme de Charles Jourdan
  40. Re: Postumo' splits - CREED/MASQUE/TOM FORD/AMOUAGE/TAUER...

    UPDATED:

    Many fragrances added: T. Habanero , L'Air du Desert Marocain, MFK, Ambre Russe...
    Last spots to MI, VIW and Himalaya
    New sizes available as well.

    Best regards!

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    Re: Tabac Rouge:....FBW???

    For me not. As with many Guillaume creations there's something in its drydown I can't stand.
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    Re: Wow. bye designer hello niche.

    Bond and creed and jo malone performing better than Tom Ford Pb? Try tuscan leather, tv or black orchid and tell me later about performance differences
  43. Re: Postumo' splits - creeds / tom fords / amouage / masque... Worldwide

    Ok Apex.

    Aventus completed, i will start collecting this weekend.

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    Joeldr53, you have your inbox full, i've pm'd you regarding payments. Please contact me.

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  44. Re: Postumo' splits - creeds / tom fords / amouage / masque... Worldwide

    Last spot to Aventus.

    I recommend reading the new split rules thread that Grant posted. If you are interested in splitting something (as long as it doesn't break the new rules), please let me...
  45. Re: An honest question to all living in very hot climate.....

    No scent works under the hot summer sun of Sevilla, not even the fresher ones. Whichever i wear, when I go out and the blazing sun hits my skin, the fragrance smells a bit more, but the sweat kills...
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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    As you try more and more fragrances, cheap or expensive, you learn to appreciate fragrances and discern what you like or what you expect from a fragrance. There's snobbery but that's not always the...
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    Re: Advise for a mens Rose fragrance....

    Declaration d'Un Soir and Paestum Rose also come to mind, besides all those great frags recommended in this thread. Also Vintage Rose by Sonoma Scent Studio.
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    Re: CK One Shock For Him

    I think it's a great fragrance. One of the best offerings from the designer market of the last years. It smells nice (most people around me love it), it's cheap and performs very well.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 13, 2014

    http://www.routard.com/images_contenu/communaute/Photos/publi/076/pt75366.jpg

    DECLARATION D'UN SOIR - one of the best surprises i've found lately...
  50. [International] Re: Escada Magnetism, Opium EDP, 1889 HdP, Charles Jourdan...

    updates, added 1889
  51. Re: Postumo' splits - creeds / tom fords / amouage / masque... Worldwide

    Joy, i've signed you. Please next time PM me as I don't get noticed when someone posts in this thread.

    I know i've been out for a long time, I understand some of you decided to back out and sign...
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    wow
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    Re: Heeley Cocobello and Creed VIW

    Not a fan, but I prefer VIW over Cocobello... would like to try bahiana though...
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    Re: Top Ten Designer Picks - with a few rules

    In Spain is readily available almost everywhere. Maybe it has a shorter distribution in the US than in Europe.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I don't like it's smell, i feel it way too powdery, a very powdery cocoa...I prefer the smell of DHI or DH. Performance? in my opinon more or less the same as DHI. Maybe less sillage or trail.
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    Re: Top Ten Designer Picks - with a few rules

    For me:

    Chanel 19 EDP
    Black Orchid
    Custome National 21
    Aramis Havana
    Opium pour Homme EDP
    Jaipur EDP
    Caron Third Man / L'Anarchiste
    Chanel Egoiste
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    Re: Zara Denim Couture Extreme Pour Homme

    Yes, i've tried it. It reminds me of something i cannot remember.
    It has great performance and a quite curious smell. Don't know what to think about it, i don't really like it, but it somehow haunts...
  58. [International] Re: un homme de Charles jourdan, escada magnetism, arabian nights del Pozo...

    Updated with Un homme de Charles jourdan and arabian nights.
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    WTB Sonoma Scent Studio

    HI!

    As you may know, Sonoma Scent Studio doesn't ship its fragrances outside US and I can't find a way to get them delivered to Spain.

    I'm quite interested in Tabac Aurea, Fig Tree and...
  60. Re: A very,very nice Millesime Imperial 'type' perfume!!

    In Spain there are a few brands, they sell themselves as a "generic brand perfumes" or "own brand perfumes". They make perfumes "inspired by" best sellers. They have even made clones of discontinued...
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    A friend of mine, who has been into fragrances way longer than me, disliked it and said in these exact words "Guerlain Homme is a masterpiece full of creativity and nuances next to this piece...
  62. Re: Best weightless incense - Bois d'Encens, Sancti, Cardinal or??

    A masterpiece in my opinion.
  63. Re: Maque's Montecristo: A Musky, Musty, Must-have

    It's not bad, I like it, but IMO Terralba and Tango are more enjoyable.

    I don't like musky fragrances so that may be the reason.
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    Re: I want "clean" but something distinguished

    Not exactly clean but...1725 Casanova?
    I'd say L'Eau d'Hiver but this one doesn't last.
  65. Re: Heard at the Saks counter: New Creed 'Acqua' Line

    I've tried them as well and they smell like refined or glorified eaux de cologne with too little staying power and very little projection. Asian Tea and Aberdeen Lavender seemed the best for me, but...
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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Mmmm Sideris and Tango, maybe.
  67. Re: Heard at the Saks counter: New Creed 'Acqua' Line

    I have samples coming this monday/tuesday. A shop I have good relations with have already received them (can't sell them yet though) and are sending me samples with an order i placed. A friend of...
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    Re: 26 and falling in love with a Powerhouse.....

    Can't say exactly. I will ask a friend who used to wearing it as his signature. I was given a gift of an old vintage mini and I could experience the differences i had been told.

    Anyway most...
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    Re: Discovering Havana..

    Great fragrance. I have the vintage and love it, though it doesn't have the longevity or potency I expected.
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    Re: 26 and falling in love with a Powerhouse.....

    Another one sadly reformulated. The old one was a masterpiece that smelt like fresh cut green grass. Now it's decent, a bit messy...
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    One of the best orange blossom fragrances you'll ever find :)
  72. Re: Summer Splits - Last Spot to MI / GIT / TANGO / TV... MORE INSIDE

    Last spot to MI, GIT, TANGO and TV still available, ready to ship.
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    Re: Seeking projection!

    Montale SWEET ORIENTAL DREAM.
  74. Re: As a niche house, why are Serge Luten fragrances easier to find cheaper?

    Cheaper or not, it's one of the best houses out there, reasonably priced too. IMO it's quality is superior to many other houses with higher price tags.
  75. Re: Do you think longevity will forever be poor from now on? (generally)

    Totaly agree... it's a shame these 2 reasons are making the world of fragrances kinda frustrating to me. Everyday is harder to find a good lasting fragrance, and many of the longer lasting frags I...
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    Re: Bentley for Men Absolute - new fragrance

    Intense didn't work for me, let's see if this one does, sounds good.
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    Re: Tired of all my fragrances

    I know how you feel. I get tired sometimes and need to wear something fresh and uncomplicated, just relax.
  78. Re: What specific note connotes Summer to you? Winter ? Fall? Spring ?

    Let's see...

    Summer - aquatic / fresh citrus / fruity notes -> Millesime Imperial, Nightflight, Orange Sanguine, CK One, Philosykos, Ninfeo Mio
    Fall - Amber / woods -> Blue Amber, Ambra 114, Eau...
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    Re: Lush Breath Of God

    Love it. Quite strange but fresh and daring. Different.

    Enviado desde mi C6603 mediante Tapatalk
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    Re: I Can't Smell My Cologne!!!

    I usuallly wear fragrances after shower and have similar problems. I think it has something to do with body heat, pores opening due to hot water.... I don't know, but fragrances last much longer if I...
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    Re: Counterfeit Jubilation XXV Amouage

    I don't find Jubilation XXV particulary strong, so I can't imagine how would a watered down version would smell...


    As jivehippo says, would a shop or ecommerce manipulate the juice of a bottle?...
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    Re: Backing out of split deals

    Steven214 backed out of my Aventus split once i started collecting payments.
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    Re: MFK Cologne PLM vs Absolue PLM

    They're similar, with some notes more pronounced in the Absolue. I prefer APLM... don't know if owning both is redundant but if you love CPLM, you should love APLM and it's performance is much better.
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    Re: Astronomical prices

    I don't know DMA, i'm not american, but I know that magazines, TV shows, etc. etc. still portray designer brands like chanel, dior, or gucci as best of bests, and most people perceive it that way....
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    Re: Astronomical prices

    No, I'm not meaning that. Just meaning that, for most people, wearing Chanel, Gaultier or Rabanne is top luxury as they're brands everyone knows and you can see everywhere. Niche brands are not known...
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    Re: Jardin d'Amalfi variations

    It seems that batch variations in this house keep being a mistery. I understand some tweaks here and there, but what i've read and what i've personally experienced is much more noticeable and...
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    Re: Astronomical prices

    My point is that, for many people (well most people, non fragrance aficionados), brands like Amouage, Lutens, Malle, Montale... are nothing compared to old good Dior, Chanel, Gucci because they...
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    Re: Astronomical prices

    Anyway, this is just a complaint: i've seen new brands keep appearing in the market lately, and all of them with very high price points, but no history behind. Just brands that hire a perfumer to...
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    Re: Astronomical prices

    This is true.

    For most people Chanel, Gucci, D&G... are considered top quality and exclusivity. If Amouage competed with them at the same price and in the same stores, It wouldn't be perceived as...
  90. Thread: 10+ Sprays

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    Re: 10+ Sprays

    Everything, if you want to, at least, be smelled when someone 's get near. I wear a lot of sprays and i never get bad comments or anything. Most of the days nobody eventos noticies i am wearing...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Mine was not from fragrancenet, it was a tester from a popular web in Spain. Won't risk it again.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    I had a bottle of git with similar issues and the quality of the juice was much worse, smellwise, than those Git i've been getting later through splits or samples.
  93. Re: Spring Splits -Creeds Exlusifs/Masque Milano Tango/Marly/Aventus/Tom Ford...(world)

    Thanks guys.

    SMW was shipped a couple of days ago.
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    Re: Jean Patou Pour Homme - HELP!

    By the way, i hope it smells better than the new Patou pour Homme recently released. Didn't like it at all.
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    Well, i've done several splits of Aventus, and i seriously have a problem with it. Everyone here seem to love Aventus, but I prefer many Creeds over it. On my skin it smells too acid and sharp. I can...
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    Re: Montale "Middle East" new releases and thoughts

    Thanks hednic!
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    Re: Backing out of split deals

    Cell signed for my Portrait of a Lady split and has gone silent for a long time.
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    Re: Montale "Middle East" new releases and thoughts

    Abujouda doesn't ship to Spain... any other retailer to buy these Montale from?
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    Re: Which Montale scent?

    Yarn I think you made a great decision. Those 3 are amongs my favourite Montale, and Blue Amber/Red Aoud are in my top10, no doubt about it.
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    Re: Terre D'hermes vs. Montale Red Vetiver

    My latest purchases seem fine. There are some longevity bombs like Red aoud,sod,blue amber, choco greedy or aoud velvet that i've bought recently and perform as good as ever. Others like intense...
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