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    Re: News: Comme des Garcons Series 8 Energy

    You are welcome, Tig, Gary:)

    I saw them in the showroom. I think they are for ordering now, which means maybe winter. But unfortunately I am not sure about the date.
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    Re: News: Comme des Garcons Series 8 Energy

    Yes:) The Citron is not cologny at all. Rather a less synthetic Soda.

    Yes they are light and PLAY like. Some of you might not like them bc of that:)

    EDIT: the Patchouli is from the Lux...
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    News: Comme des Garcons Series 8 Energy

    There is a new series already. Called Energy: Grapefruit, Lime and Citron. Simple, lemon drink like and fresh. Small botles, like the Odeur 15 ml. I think it's 30 ml tho, priced more less like...
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    Re: Best Men's Rose Fragrance?

    My types would be
    Czech & Speake Dark Rose (love the saffron note there)
    CdG Red Rose and CdG 3
    Eau d' Italie Rose Paestum
    Ormonde Jayne has quite a lovely rose scent. But I don't remember the...
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    Re: This summer which is your favorite "Cologne"

    FM Bigarade Concentre, TDC Bergamote, CdG Vettiveru.
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    Re: Who are the Perfumers for Comme des Garçons?

    No I don't think BS and Tea are of any similarities. Except that I like both of them:-P
    Thanks for the info.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9 August 2007

    FM Bigarade Concentre
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    Re: New: Comme des Garcons LUXE

    No, I think it is not that kind if humor that they have:-)

    BTW why ppl accepting Creed and Chanel selling their $ scents, but not somebody else? It's all about how good the scents are , no?
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    Re: New: Comme des Garcons LUXE

    Oh come on. I'd call them greedy if they kept doing Avigon and Kyoto - alikes.

    They are trying to do sth different. I always wanted "precious" single notes from them. Agree that the price is so...
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    Re: New: Comme des Garcons LUXE

    ^ many thanks for explainations. I really like the rich earthyness of Patch (which doesn't smell patch to me at all:-)

    The Champaca is quite different than the G1. kind of better made:-), and...
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    New: Comme des Garcons LUXE

    The new perfumes from CdG, LUXE series with two perfumes Patchouli and Champaca.

    It's a whole new Comme's concept in perfumes: luxury - using rare and high quality ingredients. I mean CdG never...
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    Re: Who are the Perfumers for Comme des Garçons?

    ^ yes. Puig is doing only the CdG2 and CdG2 MAN
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    No the hat /corset/belt are not CdG. The belt is called "podhalanski belt". All aunthetic folks stuffs from the Museum of Ethnography in Warsaw:-)

    Mike, if you meant I am from the team, no, I am...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    http://blogsorbeta.blox.pl/resource/probki_2812.jpg
    +some CdGs:-)
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    Re: Most Exclusive/Expensive Fragrance Notes

    Jasmine - the "real" (mean Grasse) one, tuberose, rose that have to be produced by enfleurage method. Also oud.
  16. Thread: Lychee scent

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    Re: Lychee scent

    There's a lychee note in CdG Rhubarb, but not a dominant note (rather rhubarb). It makes the scent quite juicy and nicely sweet.
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    Re: Azzaro Visit = CdG Kyoto ?

    As I remember Visit is spicy woody, it is not the Kioto's mood. I think Visit is also sweeter, which is also not much of Kioto.
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    You are welcome:-)

    No, I didnt't take the pics. The owner of Warsaw Guerrilla Robert Serek gave them to me:-)
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    No. They don't do perfumes. Christian and Anita handle all issues with CdG Guerrilla stores. Those are temporary shops in unexpected locations that will be closed after max. an year. The shops sell...
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    It's CdG PLAY (named after a basic line for youngsters:-)

    Head: bitter orange, black pepper. lime and saffron.
    Heart: thyme, sage and sea notes.
    Base: oak moss, patchouli and musk.

    It seems...
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    Re: Maison Martin Margiela

    Oh so you will get a cute white fabric bag :-)
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    Re: Maison Martin Margiela

    It's V neck, diff. colour of the T and the text every year. Always 50 euros I think.
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    Re: Luca Turin on the new Chanels

    I found his review is "like an Apple’s iPod":-P: Nice but nothing new really, or maybe the pepper-iris which sounds intriguing.
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    Sorry I cannot tell more. I think there will be some more official news soon.
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    You are welcome, Tig. I'll post more when I know:-)
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    Re: A new Comme perfume

    It's a sure thing. I still don't know what is the smell and packaging. The concept seems to be v.surprising. (At least for me:-)
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    A new Comme perfume

    A have heard that a new perfume is to be released this spring. That's all I know, tho.
  28. Re: Comme des Garçons - a Designer that acts like a Niche

    I didn't say streetwear is bad, I think streetwear is v. interesting in fashion right now. It's the kids out there that make thing happens.

    But one might expect a good design level from a...
  29. Re: Comme des Garçons - a Designer that acts like a Niche

    The Comme fashion big moments started in the 80s, MMM. They showed black, unfinished and destroyed materials in Paris, with Yamamoto, Issey Miyake. Nobody did that before. I mean, ppl wear blk and...
  30. Re: Comme des Garçons - a Designer that acts like a Niche

    ^yes I agree on the non gentlement 2Man:-)

    The Gs are 85 ml Serpent, but I am also surprised the Sweets are more expensive than Incenses. Maybe bc of the cute botles:-))

    I have Burnt Sugar,...
  31. Re: Comme des Garçons - a Designer that acts like a Niche

    Comme sells their clothes in more than hundreds points in Japan alone. They design the clothes and some producers are producing them. And the clothes are still the most avangard in the world. I can't...
  32. Re: Comme des Garçons - a Designer that acts like a Niche

    The Puig collaboration is limited to the #2 and #2Man only, Serpent. At least by now.

    Comme has many collaborations in their fashion activities, probably nobody has as many. Count from Westwood,...
  33. Thread: CdG Flower Power ?

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    Re: CdG Flower Power ?

    Night of the Stars (Dec 2000), "Drawings" (2001) and earlier LEs are the EdP, not CdG2.
  34. Re: Guerrillas in the Mist: Whither Comme des Garçons?

    I think CdG scents are not very "well made", in the sense that they are not rounded, polished and does not smell delicious. Even their sherbets and sweets are kind of raw, undone, chaotic,...
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    Re: Fragrance of the Day Thursday July 20

    CdG Odeur53 overdosed:-)
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    Re: Got my Comme des Garcons Series- reviews

    Calamus is nice, sometimes it turns too sweet on me, but the green opening is to die for:-)

    Jaisalmer has guaiac wood. I also try guaiac from Micallef, but the Jais is much nicer imo, kind of less...
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    Re: Anybody try the new CdG Gorilla 1 + 2 yet?

    Guerrilla 1 has a wierd opening. Some green, floral, I would say a bit of leather, too, but it is def. not a very pleasant smell. Then sweeter floral (champaca?) emerges mixed with a very strong blk...
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    You are welcome, Tig:-)

    A few pics:-), courtesy of the CdG Guerrilla in Warsaw

    http://m.sorbet.w.interia.pl/gperfumy/blk1.jpg
    http://m.sorbet.w.interia.pl/gperfumy/red2.jpg...
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    Re: Your favourite CDG serie

    It's a tough choice:-) I wear mostly Red (Sequioa). In winter it was Sweet. (Burnt Sugar is supersweet and intoxicating, surprisingly; Wood Coffee warmed me up in the morning) But I think Incense...
  40. Thread: incense cdg serie

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    Re: incense cdg serie

    I voted for Kyoto. I also bought it first, blink.
    Jaisalmer is also v. nice. It has gaiac, which is, well, nice:-)
    Avignon is too hard for me to wear. Zagorsk might be to much, too, but I love the...
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    Re: Calamus. Discontinued?

    It was frantic:-)) Intensive works before opening... The place is very nice. An old glass shop, which has not been renewed for 40 years. Walls are covered with "camouflage" - it is when the paint...
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    Re: MPG - A Niche House I Like

    Yes they are def. not described as unisex. I tried just a few of them. Santal and Ambre are beautiful. Bahiana smells somewaht laike CdG3 in the dry down, (gaiac, perhaps) which is nice, too:-)
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    Re: Calamus. Discontinued?

    I've talked with one of CdG people today (the opening of CdG G II:-) She said Calamus is being re-released, due to high demand of custumers:-) Yay!
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    Re: Calamus. Discontinued?

    I can't stand Sisho:-) sorry. But it is just me (I am asian and I hate eating sisho since I was a child:-P)
    The Mint and Lily aree also interesting. Wet, fresh and leafy. I think the series was very...
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    Re: Calamus. Discontinued?

    Yes the Red is now 100 ml.
    I have Calamus nad Tea - lucky me:-P
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    Re: stop calling creed a niche house!

    Not only Creed, I have heard that some ppl just don't call AG niche anymore:-)
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    Re: The Different Company

    Do you think that Bois d'Iris leaves a similar note to IUNX 09 (it has iris, too:-)
    But the note is woody, I thought it is a teak note (since I remember sth similar in CdG Kyoto:-)

    TDC has...
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    Re: Calamus. Discontinued?

    Yep. The Leaves Series was discontinued last year, as I remember.
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    That's what I read in tFS:

    a store in Tehtaankatu July/August
    and also in Eerikinkatu

    It's here
    http://www.thefashionspot.com/forums/f60/comme-des-garcons-guerilla-stores-3139-15.html
    ...
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    I have heard the owner of G in Helsinki has opened a regular store with CdG and others. They might have perfumes as well.
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    The pic is from the blog
    http://www.think-silly.com

    who runs the HK Guerrilla.

    I think the pic might be of CdG showroom. I am not sure, tho. The scents were said to be out in April/May:-)...
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    You are welcome, Tig:-)

    A small picture:-)

    http://www.think-silly.com/tk/wp-content/GUERRILLAPARFUM.JPG
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    Re: Chanel Bois des Îles and Cuir de Russie

    BdI smells like Chanel 5:-P I wouldn't say that it smell masculine. but I love it.
    I didn't try CdR tho, only the LT Piver one which my friend said is "better" than the Chanel one. Still prefer...
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    Re: Fruit des Bois, Atlas Cedar, The Brun r/o

    I like the Atlas Cedar. Green green:-) Reminds me of Roger Gallet PH.
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    Re: Hey...THEY PUT JICKY IN ARPEGE HOMME!!!

    I think it's rather Le Male:-P
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    You are welcome, Buffalo_Gal

    Oh I hope they will be the "Comme Series" style. A friend told me that they are very fruity. I'd love the champaca one, saffron and cloves sound lovely, but black...
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    Re: New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    You are welcome, Tig:-)
    The notes:

    1
    pear, saffron, cloves
    flower of champaca, black pepper
    vetyver, cedarwood, musk

    2
    bergamot, pink pepper, ginger
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    Re: IUNX Paris to close?

    this is from cosmeticnews.com

    Shiseido to shut down niche brand Iunx



    Japanese beauty giant Shiseido is disbanding another of its French niche brands. The company has decided to close...
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    New CdG Perfumes Guerrilla 1&2

    I have heard there will be new CdG scents called Guerrilla 1& 2 in April, May. 85 ml. The botles are said to look like a small flat botle of alcohol:-) You know what I mean:-) The packaging is super...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 January 2006

    IUNX 09 - Thank you Cedric:-)

    It's like Kyoto (the teak wood, perhaps) with iris. Wonderful.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4 December 2005

    CdG White (OMG:-)
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    Re: SOTD Monday 28 November

    CdG BurntSugar
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    Re: Comme des garçons LE 2005

    I want the EdP but it's in colour. I'd prefer the blk and white, but the #3 is ab fab.:-)
    Moon Fish, there are all, EdP, White, #2 and #3.
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    Re: Comme des garçons LE 2005

    Here you go:-)

    http://www.doverstreetmarket.com/products/madewithlove.html
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    Re: Trends for Autumn Winter 2005/06?

    I think clasic is always "in":-) and in men fashion, it's not about trends (unless you prefer D2 style:-P), but about the details.

    So it's a come back of tuxedo's, smocking's elements in men jkts,...
  66. Thread: CDG-party

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    Re: CDG-party

    It depends which kind of party:-P If there are kind of drinking and alot of smoking, you need a very fresh scent to be noticed:-P. (I wore BdI (v. opulent) to a party and I could only smell myself...
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    Re: Comme des garçons LE 2005

    You are welcome, Tig:-)
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    Re: Comme des garçons LE 2005

    I'll know more tomorrow:-) it seems that they dress all their flat bottles with sweaters, high necks... (7 styles) :-)
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    Re: Comme des garçons LE 2005

    What do you mean ziffy?
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25 November

    Penhaligon's Hammam bouquet (sample). Light, soft, powdery, sweet. Vanila, musk?
  71. Thread: Comme des Garcons

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    Re: Comme des Garcons

    Their are all unisex:-)

    The cologne is a greener, fresher version of the EdP. That's all I know:-)
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    Comme des garçons LE 2005

    photo
    http://www.madamefigaro.fr/photos/20051103.PHO4108.jpg

    from
    http://www.madamefigaro.fr/mode/20051103.MAD0013.html


    Les parfums Comme des garçons habillés pour l'hiver (3). Après la...
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    Re: Anyone tried Diptyque Do Son?

    Do son is a sea resort in Vietnam. I can't think of it as a tuberose scent:-)
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    Re: Helmut Lang *- *supply running out !

    HL sold his company to Prada, then after few years he quit. His perfume deal with P&G also broke an year or more ago. I think that the whole HL perfume line was discontinued then.
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    Re: Addicted - Man Almost Blinded By Beleaf

    Funny:-)))

    I "played" with the "spriting machine" once - here in Sephora they expose Hypnotise in that way. The juice is sprayed straight towards you, instead of, well, down. And I jumped back...
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    Re: New: Marrakech by Aesop.

    From colette

    The first-ever perfume from the Australian beauty brand Aesop is inspired by
    the spirit of one of the most vibrant cities in the world: Marrakech. A
    mosaic of fragrances in the...
  77. Thread: CK Euphoria

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    Re: CK Euphoria

    I smelled mango:-) sweet, meaty, juicy and ripe mango> Not the one you buy at supermarkets, but the one you can get in Saigon:-P And it's sticky, like the juice left in your hands afer eating:-D
  78. Thread: CdG samples

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    Re: CdG samples

    Indie, Palisander is NOT like Sequioa. Palisander is soft, woody, Pronto:-P and slightly incense. Sequioa is powerful, thick, sweet, chypre and spicy wet wood.
  79. Thread: dior homme

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    Re: dior homme

    It smells like it doesn't know where to head to. Iris, yep, but not that super duper. Lavendar, yeah, but a bit too harsh. Woods, maybe, not very clear, tho. Sometimes when the lavendar+iris+wanilla...
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    Re: Strong and powdery fragrances for men

    Jicky or MdM Guerlain
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    Helmut Lang EdC and Chanel Bois des Iles

    HLang is citrus/ soft leather (makes me think of Hermes :-P)
    Chanel BdI is jasmin, aldehyde, ala 5

    But I feel a simmilar "cloudy milky" thing in the base. Musk, sandalwood, perhaps. Not the same...
  82. Thread: Gobin Daudé

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    Re: Gobin Daudé

    I voted for Nuit, but I like Biche, too.

    Nuit starts with v. nice agarwood, a bit smoky, and a sweet sappy green juice. Then down to a nothingness scent. Superb:-)
  83. Thread: CdG special lines

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    Re: CdG special lines

    If you are in US, try luckyscents.com

    or call the Comme NY office.

    Anyway contact is here:
    http://www.doverstreetmarket.com/contact/

    The berlin guerrilla does the shipping in Europe, too.
  84. Thread: Odeurs 53 and 71

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    Re: Odeurs 53 and 71

    I used to prefer 71 to 53. 71 was my first CdG scent:-) But now I can't live without the 53, esp. in winter. It gives you a gentle freshness, artificially enough to be completely neutral and blank....
  85. Thread: cdg wood coffee

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    Re: cdg wood coffee

    It's not sweet enough for me:-P and at the end I feel a bit salty. There is sth similar to Kyoto and Sequioa to my nose.
  86. Thread: GQ Article

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    Re: GQ Article

    If one wants to count one's personalities, one should take into consideration also the number of used bottles + sample vials !!!. I have only few bottles but many more samples and decants. I mean I...
  87. Thread: Lyon, France

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    Re: Lyon, France

    Thanks:-)
  88. Thread: Lyon, France

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    Re: Lyon, France

    Hope you enjoyed your trip, Tig:-)
    How is Gobin Daude going in France?
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    Re: Comme des Garcons synthetic-series online in E

    Comme shops
    http://www.doverstreetmarket.com/contact/

    I think the Berlin Guerrilla shop makes shipping as well as the DSM.
  90. Thread: Niche 2002

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    Re: Niche 2002

    You are welcome:-)
  91. Thread: Year 2002

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    Re: Year 2002

    M7 hands down.
  92. Thread: Niche 2002

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    Re: Niche 2002

    The Bead Blue is a part of CdG 2 EdT LE (same juice, diff. botles, Vert, Bleu and Magenta) . It is not a new scent.
  93. Thread: Comme Des Garsons

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    Re: Comme Des Garsons

    If you are in the US, just call the CdG NY store! Yes, we are talking about Odeurs only!

    All info on CdG stores is here

    http://www.doverstreetmarket.com/contact/




    Scentsei, they are not...
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    Re: Opinions : 2Man Comme des Garcons

    I think safran gives it a "vinyl" note. It is smooth, "new cosmetic bag" and very man made. Not peppery, leather and heavy on incense like Gucci. (which is a diff. animal imo)

    The drydown is sweet...
  95. Thread: My Queen

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    Re: My Queen

    In paper it doesn't change much. I get almost the green (violet?) note with sth from Kingdom (called sweat:-P) all the time.
  96. Thread: My Queen

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    My Queen

    Sorry if this was posted before. I've made a search with no result:-)

    Just have smelled it. It is on my wrist. Starts with sth green and "borrowed" from the great Kingdom. I can smell heliotrop,...
  97. Thread: Comme Des Garsons

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    Re: Comme Des Garsons

    I remember someone said wearing Sequioa and Palisander is like being in a nice place and leave:-) Now I know that it was you, hehe, I like it.
  98. Thread: Comme Des Garsons

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    Re: Comme Des Garsons

    They have 15ml bottles for "starters":-)
  99. Thread: Comme Des Garsons

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    Re: Comme Des Garsons

    I'd second that:-P

    They could make a "collection" like FM or the Different Company, or at least the two Odeurs. But I have to say the big bottles look so great I have to own just one:-)

    As...
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    Re: Chanel #19 Edt or EdP?

    EdT. It is the original one, "brighter", fresher and less complicated.
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