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  1. Re: by kilian middle east exclusives... I need feedback please

    Yeah I think I will do that... I had an opportunity to get the exclusives at a discount (discount ends today) so I figured maybe I can blind buy them based on feedback from basenotes members who own...
  2. Re: by kilian middle east exclusives... I need feedback please

    Ok... I'm more confused now :(
  3. Re: by kilian middle east exclusives... I need feedback please

    I like rose oud but I don't own a full bottle yet so maybe it's a better idea to get Gold oud instead. The testers are not available locally for the middle east exclusives and that's why I'm asking...
  4. by kilian middle east exclusives... I need feedback please

    If I own by kilian pure oud, incense oud and musk oud, is it worth it to get the more concentrated versions? if you have the regular kilians and the middle east exclusives can you please provide any...
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    Re: The Noir 29 by Le Labo

    The sprayer sucks indeed on this le labo sample atomizer. The rose is only noticeable in the top notes then it disappears. I do get a tea note somewhere in the middle and the dry down is mostly...
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    Re: The Noir 29 by Le Labo

    by the way, it's a fig leaf note and not the fruit note (it's more green-ish) not sure why but this is starting to remind me of Cartier declaration d'un soir! There is a tea note and a citrusy rose...
  7. Thread: Arquiste Nanban

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    Re: Arquiste Nanban

    Thank you all for the feedback. Can this be described as "cloying" ? I mean look at those notes: Styrax, leather, coffee, copaiba balm and myrrh.
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    Re: New Penhaligon's Trade Routes: Halfeti

    anyone tried this ?
  9. Thread: Arquiste Nanban

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    Arquiste Nanban

    Anyone tried Nanban by Arquiste? Any feedback about this one? or no one cares about Arquiste? I didn't care for their previous releases but this one has some interesting notes and even the...
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    Re: NEW NAOMI GOODSIR Iris Cendré

    And I'm still waiting for my sample... Thanks for the feedback.
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire A L’Extreme!!!

    thanks for sharing... Hopefully it'll be easy to find like the original.
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    I completely disagree.
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    Re: NEW NAOMI GOODSIR Iris Cendré

    supposed to be available mid September.
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    NEW NAOMI GOODSIR Iris Cendré

    I noticed this when I was looking at Naomi Goodsir releases... Iris Cendré is the name, so I'm guessing this is a new release.

    "An elegant bouquet of irises. The flower of the East with its bright...
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Dark Rebel

    The Bay has it
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Dark Rebel

    Tried this one today and I thought it was very good... I'm impressed! As usual, they did not have samples so I'll go back another day and try it again, it's worth it!
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men Eau de PARFUM

    That thread didn't come up when I searched.... Thanks for the link!
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    Re: Dior SAUVAGE. A constructive discussion

    Choose one of the following:

    Bland,
    dull,
    boring,
    generic,
    pedestrian,
    mediocre,
    banal,
  19. Re: What do you dislike the most about your fragrance hobby?

    wow... I like this post and I agree!
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    Dolce & Gabbana The One for Men Eau de PARFUM

    D&G The One for Men Eau de Parfum
    I noticed this one on fragrantica... is it out ? anyone tried it?
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    I asked around today and was told by 2 different guerlain reps that this is a boutique exclusive (In Canada) so only available in the Guerlain boutiques and it's a limited edition. I'm not blind...
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    Re: Another new Creed in the pipeline?

    The next Creed is indeed "Royal princess oud"
  23. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    Exactly!
    :thumbup::thumbup:
  24. Re: L`Art de la Guerre by Jovoy Paris - Why immortelle? WHY?

    Immortelle is immortelle! The one found in Immortelle Blanche and the one in the dry down of l'Art de la Guerre are both the same to me.
  25. Re: L`Art de la Guerre by Jovoy Paris - Why immortelle? WHY?

    and for those who are not bothered by immortelle or those who like the note, here is one for you to try : Blanche Immortelle by Atelier Cologne.

    It was horrendous... in my opinion of course!
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    Re: NEW: Habit Rouge Dress Code

    L’Homme Idéal was mentioned twice in that review... now I'm worried!!!
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    Re: What to wear when online shopping?

    L'eau de Ridiculous
  28. Re: Just received New Atelier Cologne - Jasmin Angelique!

    Tried Jasmin angelique and I thought it smelled very similar to (untitled) by Maison Martin Margiela, starts smokey and green then I get hints of jasmin... I'm not getting any other notes from the...
  29. Thread: Ex idolo Ryder

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    Re: Ex idolo Ryder

    Quick test of this one today... So close to Tom Ford's Amber Absolute!
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    Re: favorite jasmine ?

    Try Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge and Armani Prive Eclat de Jasmin.
  31. Thread: Ex idolo Ryder

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    Ex idolo Ryder

    Anyone tried Ex idolo Ryder ? I haven't seen any threads discussing this one yet!!!
  32. Thread: Amouage Opus IX

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    Re: Amouage Opus IX

    nothing special here... jasmine mixed with leather, some other floral note and a dirty animalic note (civet mybe?) it was light/weak, my dab sample came from luckyscent and it felt like the...
  33. Re: Just received New Atelier Cologne - Jasmin Angelique!

    I wasn't able to make it there before 6... I mean who closes at 6 on a Friday.

    By the way, was Oud Saphir similar to Tom Ford Tuscan Leather?
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    Re: Anatole Lebreton, anyone?

    I just tried all 3 and I think l'eau scandaleuse is my favorite from this trio. Smokey leather mixed with florals, yes tuberose is there but it's not aggressive. This is NOT a linear scent and...
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    Re: Shay and Blue - Oud Alif

    Got my sample and I think I'm ordering a full bottle. Not bad at all... I think this smells like a less aggressive Amouage Interlude Man.
  36. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    It is indeed!
  37. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    I do burn Oud chips all the time so I know how it smells like and to be honest with you, nothing about Oud Ispahan reminds me of that smell! Oh well, either my nose is broken or I have weird skin...
  38. Re: Just received New Atelier Cologne - Jasmin Angelique!

    I got that email update too... Looks like I'll be trying it on Friday too... Hopefully this is a nice jasmine.
  39. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    At what stage did you get the oud wood ? and how long did it last? cuz I missed that note!!!



    Try to apply it to skin and wait for the dry down... if you still don't smell anything...
  40. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    Exactly!
    I'm glad I'm not alone in this. Another example of the excessive use of woody bases, maybe trying to extend longevity (?) at any cost even if the fragrance ends up smelling like an...
  41. Re: Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    LOL... indeed, if you enjoy it then this is a very good thing.
  42. Dior Oud Ispahan... Why is it getting so much love?

    I finally tried Oud Ispahan and I'm not impressed! Why is this getting so much love? I looked at the fragrantica reviews and these guys make it sound like this juice landed from heaven! When I...
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    Re: Tom Ford Venetian Bergamot ?

    That explains the availability.
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    Re: Tom Ford Venetian Bergamot ?

    This is off topic here but I've noticed many splitters are splitting bottles of Amber Absolute... has it been re-released?? did I miss something?
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    Re: Shay and Blue - Oud Alif

    Thank you Capri... I'm getting me a sample.
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    Re: Shay and Blue - Oud Alif

    any more reviews/feedback on Oud Alif ???
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    Re: A peach of a fragrance.

    The peach in Kiste is a seriously ROTTEN peachy/fruity note by the way.



    this Kilian is a good suggestion.
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    Re: NEW: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Aqua Vitae Forte

    You still have to pay shipping with the German sites unless you're making a large order so you're paying the "savings" back in shipping fees! and the difference in price between the MFK site and FiF...
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    Re: NEW: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Aqua Vitae Forte

    I just received an order from franciskurkdjian.com and forgot to ask for a sample of this one! Oh well, next time... by the way, I recommend ordering MFK scents from their main site since their...
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    Re: Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    no problem... also try Black Afgano by Nasomatto, I can't locate my sample but I remember it having a lot of norlimbanol.
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    Re: Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    Try Amouage Opus V ... that note is in the dry down. Also the Dsqaured we're discussing here seems to have it. It's a strong bone-dry woody dusty note, it's the "definition of dryness" and...
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    Re: Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    norlimbanol ... just seeing that word gives me a headache!
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Dark Rebel

    At first I thought it was a typo but I googled akigalawood and this is the first result: http://www.parfumo.net/Fragrance_Note/Akigalawood
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    Re: Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    I'll try to find Oud Malaki and maybe blind buy it.

    By the way I did blind buy Rose Malaki and to me it smells similar to Aramis Perfume Calligraphy ROSE in the top notes... In the Aramis I can...
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    Re: New Carolina Herrera CH Men Prive

    Thanks for the nice review!
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    Re: NEW: John Varvatos Dark Rebel

    "intended for rebellious men who think outside the conventional framework, individuals who march to the beat of their own drum and are not followers."

    Where have I seen this before??? or should I...
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    Re: Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    Thank you




    LOL... So for someone like me who hates the faux-oud note and the famous sharp woody notes should try Oud malaki? I blind bought the dsquared and did not like it so I'm trying to...
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    Chopard Oud Malaki & Potion Royal Black DSQUARED

    Chopard Oud Malaki & DSQUARED Potion Royal Black ... are they related in any way? Anything in common?
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    Re: New Carolina Herrera CH Men Prive

    fresh, citrusy, bright?!? and familiar.... OK, what else can you tell us about it?
  60. Re: Is it just me, or has ADG got a 'rotten egg' type note in it? Anyone else smell it?

    Sometimes when a fragrance has "Sea notes" or Aquatic notes in it's note pyramid, you will get that smell.

    Raw eggs is a good description too!
  61. Re: Is it just me, or has ADG got a 'rotten egg' type note in it? Anyone else smell it?

    ADG always stinks on me... you know when you eat sea-food/fish and not properly wash the dishes you just used, yes that rotten/rancid fish smell... I think it's the CALONE!
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    Re: NEW fragrance: Spicebomb Extreme

    I tried it and all I have to say is that it smelled harsher, sharper and stronger than the original but less interesting. If you never liked Spicebomb before, don't expect this one to change your...
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    Re: Where do you go from Leather Oud?

    VINTAGE??????? one is released in 2014 and the other in 2015... there's a vintage version now? LOL


    anyways... if u like leather oud try Guerlain's Songe d'un Bois d'Ete and Micallef's Emir
  64. Thread: Montreal, Canada

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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    3 new brands at Etiket: Dame Perfumery and 2 others from Montreal, Monsillage and Jazmin Sarai.
  65. Thread: Coconut

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    Re: Coconut

    Versace Crystal Noir - marketed for women and it's floral coconut.
  66. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    why do we have so many threads discussing the same fragrance???
  67. Re: Royal Mayfair hit shelves at Creed Boutique tomorrow 7/9/15

    hmmm, looking at the reviews in this thread is making me scratch my head!!! I got a hand made sample and compared it to my 2010 Windsor, maybe top notes are a bit different but the rest is the same...
  68. Re: Luckyscent Free Canadian Shipping + No Broker Fees!

    But Canadians will still have to pay taxes on imported goods if luckyscent declares the full value on the package!
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    Re: New Carolina Herrera CH Men Prive

    hopefully they did a good job on the juice like they did on the bottle


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    New Carolina Herrera CH Men Prive

    Not sure if this one is released yet...

    from fragrantica "CH Men Prive is an oriental - woody, leather scent, exciting, rich and luxurious. The composition combines layers of explosive whiskey...
  71. Re: Avoid Shipment from Germany, Specially First in Fragrance www.ausliebezumduft.de

    thanks for the links hednic and socalwoman... looks like the strike is over!
  72. Re: Avoid Shipment from Germany, Specially First in Fragrance www.ausliebezumduft.de

    any updates on this ??? are packages from germany still being delayed?
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    Re: New: Giorgio Armani Eau de Cedre

    The notes sound interesting but I'm sure the fragrance will suck when it's released... as usual! I no longer trust these note lists.
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    Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    No... I have a US address.
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    Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    Compared to canadian retail prices this is heaven... I really don't know how they do it!
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    Re: We need a definitive answer regarding beautyspin...

    I have to buy something from these guys! Anyone had any bad experience yet?
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    Re: Selling on BN - Anybody else frustrated with it ?

    here you go, I found that older thread you started about selling on basenotes... :)


    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/384040-My-fragrances-hardly-ever-sell-on-here-What-am-I-chopped-liver
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    Re: New!! - 3 Extraits De Parfums from Jovoy

    Thanks for reviewing it... I think Sombres Dessins is dominated by Osmanthus and that's the pickle note you're getting. I even got some smokey incense from the opening and mid stages but then I felt...
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    Re: New!! - 3 Extraits De Parfums from Jovoy

    I just tried all 3 and I'm surprised no one said anything about Sombres Dessins yet as I find it the most interesting out of the 3.
  80. Juliette Has A Gun presents Another Oud... finally a release with the real ingredients listed!

    Another Oud... An original name for an original fragrance.

    Anyone else seeing the "comedy" ?

    but what I like about this release from Juliette has a gun is the listing of the real ingredients...
  81. Re: New Luca Turin reviews: Dior, Elie Saab, Guerlain

    Where do you see that? Most of us are saying that we love the way he writes and appreciate what he does but we don't have to agree with him when he likes or hates a certain fragrance!



    This ↑...
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur - Rose Privée (2015)

    That could be it... a sour/bitter grapefruit note mixed with herbs that gives me that "sweat" note, which doesn't last for too long. I wasn't as lucky in terms of performance but then again testing...
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur - Rose Privée (2015)

    I tried this from the tiny luckyscent sample and I thought it was "interesting" and I liked the dry down but I have a question, am i the only who detects a weird top note that smells like sweat?
    ...
  84. Re: New Luca Turin reviews: Dior, Elie Saab, Guerlain

    I like the way Luca Turin reviews fragrances but I usually don't care about his opinions. But in this case I have to agree with him about the Feve Delicieuse... It's so true when he says: "All of...
  85. Thread: Caraceni 1913

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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    thanks for the review... hopefully this will be available in some popular online shops!
  86. Thread: Caraceni 1913

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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    Please do let us know if it's the same or if they changed it.
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    Re: New scent coming - Hugo Boss: Bottled Oud

    I agree
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    Re: Bentley Absolute for Men - Anyone?

    Thank you for the more detailed comparison.



    I agree!




    There was a question mark at the end of my sentence so I was hoping that member would answer back and he did.
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    Re: Bentley Absolute for Men - Anyone?

    I have a feeling this is going to be the case. ↑↑↑


    I noticed "drseid" mentioning norlimbanol and synthetic oud and I remember "Vinrambo09" recommending Dsquared potion royal black and saying...
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    Re: Finally, Aventus Femme will be out this year!

    I know some women who actually wear Aventus and it smells "overwhelmingly" nice on them!
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    Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    It's also coming to Canada
  92. Re: By Kilian: Straight To Heaven, Splash of .... WHAT ??!!

    I tried this today... Yes I can smell the lemon notes, within 10 minutes the citrus is gone and it starts the smell like the original. It's weaker than the original and I really don't get why it was...
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    Re: Is Tom Ford a Perfumer?

    Let's just say he has a good "knows" when it comes to perfume!
  94. Re: Pekji Perfumes: A new line by former BN member Saripatates.

    me needs to order some Pekji samples!
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    Re: New from Tom Ford: Noir Pour Femme

    To me Noir pour femme is a tweaked Noir Extreme with few added floral notes!
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    Re: If I like Fracas will I like Fleur du Male?

    The two you mention are unrelated! :confused::confused::confused:
  97. Thread: Pancake mix scent

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    Re: Pancake mix scent

    Also if you have access to les heures de parfum by cartier try the new one, L'heure perdue (XI) extremely weird at first but it grows on you!
  98. Thread: Pancake mix scent

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    Re: Pancake mix scent

    maybe Dries Van Noten by Frederic Malle ?
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    so it is true... I noticed a hidden small demo bottle of Noir pour Femme the other day and I wanted a sample but the rep. allowed me one spray ONLY and said customers are not even supposed to know...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Anyone seen a Tom Ford Noir pour Femme released???
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