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    Re: Your favorite Sandalwood frag?

    Bois des Iles
  2. Re: What is the best Vetiver based fragrance that you have smelled?

    Sycomore
  3. Re: Women's fragrances you consider unisex or even masculine?

    Coromandel
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    Re: Best bitter cold scents (below 0°F or -18°C)

    Coromandel by Chanel
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    Re: Egoïste - new cap and apparently reformulated

    No change to my nose... (thank god!)
    Love the new (or actually old) shape of the bottle, but don't like cap: I prefer the wooden texture.
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    Poll: Re: Best Chanel Fragrance For Men

    Great list! I would skip no7+8 and insert Egoiste somewhere in that list. Sycomore would be my no.1
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    Poll: Re: Which one will you choose...

    Coromandel; best out of the 500+ frags I've tried in the past few years. Never had a bigger awe then the first time I've smelled it.
    Still amazed every time I wear it, 500+ml later...
  8. Re: Which Etat Libre d`Orange scent is the most conservative ?

    +1 on Fat Electrician / Tom of Finland - both get a lot of compliments when wearing em.
  9. Re: Most unique greens. I'm talking greens that leave you speechless!

    Sycomore [Chanel]
    Eau De Campagne [Sisley]
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    Re: do you like the smell of patchouli?

    Don't like patchouli in general, but absolutely love it in Coromandel.
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    Re: Favorite fragrance house.

    Chanel
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport EDT

    Acqua Di Gio has a simular vibe.
    water / orange / woods / musk.
    I prefer the Chanel though.
  13. Thread: Back up Bottles.

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    Re: Back up Bottles.

    M7.
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    Re: Best scent for sex?

    Sycomore is my "underwear-dropper". I go light on the trigger though.
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    Re: Best smelling and long lasting perfume

    Coromandel: gorgeous and lasts 20+ hours on skin and a week+ on fabric.
  16. Re: What fragrances make you happy just from smelling it?

    Also going for Virgin Island Water.
    Does wonders in winter as well!
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    Re: What's Your Most Flamboyant Fragrance?

    Coromandel / Rien
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    Re: Ways to boost a frags sillage or projection?

    Spray more!
  19. Re: Monster tonka bean fragrance wanted help please?

    Boucheron Jaipur has loads of tonka. Great frag.
    Not sure about the pricing though.
  20. Re: Do you apply a fragrance before you go to sleep?

    Always! And usually winterfrags in summer and summerfrags in winter.
    I never wear the same frag at night as I did during the day though: that's rule #1.
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    Re: Chanel Bleu balm vs lotion

    Chanel balms are more pleasant for my skin then their lotions. Less burning when applying and less irritation afterwards. Lotions do project better though (because of the amount of alcohol in it I...
  22. Re: Looking for smoky and leather frags, with HUGE longevity/sillage

    Rien by Etat Libre d'Orange
    Lonestar Memories by Tauer
  23. Re: What is your most worn fragrance according to your "Scent of the day"?

    Coromandel
  24. Re: Your top three discontinued frags you'd want to see returned

    Yves Saint Laurent M7
    Chanel Egoiste Cologne Concentree
    Jil Sander Background
  25. Re: Does allure homme sport and allure homme have the same drydown?

    If you love vanilla/tonka then AH is the one.
  26. Re: Chanel No. 5 parfum extrait - awesome sandalwood frag

    Make sure to try Bois des Iles by Chanel at least once in you life as well.
    That's as close to sandelwood heaven as you can possibly get.
  27. Thread: Chanel PE

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    Re: Chanel PE

    Haha! Great tip!
    I have to admit I did some massive overspraying before returning it... :evil:
  28. Thread: Chanel PE

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    Re: Chanel PE

    I had the same problem with a bottle of Bois D'Iris from The Different Company.
    They've replaced the bottle with a new one after I've sent a simular photo as yours from the bottle/cap.
    You might...
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    Re: Harrods stopped giving samples

    I wouldn't buy from these places anymore.
    They make enough profit to give away samples.
  30. Re: Lalique Encre Noire for Men, Fragrance same or similar?

    Go Sycomore and never look back... :evil:
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    Re: New - Dior Homme Intense Green

    Indeed great stuff. Blasted through my bottle in several months. Will get my second bottle soon.
    And that sprayer is awesome. A perfect mist even when you just press the sprayer a little.
    Hoping to...
  32. Re: I'm Loving Luten's Chene...... It's Going Onto The Bottle Worthy List

    I love Chene! I always use the name Drunk Oak when people ask me what I'm wearing.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum - 2014

    Cmon Chanel! Just give us something new!!
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    Re: Tonka bean for summer

    +1 on Hermes Vetiver Tonka
    Delicious & refreshing!
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    Re: Help me out on leathers!

    Chanel Cuir De Russie / ELDO Tom Of Finland are my favorite leathers atm.
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    Re: What fragrance are you wearing this summer?

    Guerlain Homme L'Eau
    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Chanel Sycomore
    Eau de Guerlain
    Sisley Eau de Campagne
    Chanel 31 Rue Cambon
    and any "winter-frag" I feel like wearing
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    Re: Most Elegant Vetiver?

    Sycomore for me.
  38. Re: How do you respond to unfavorable comments on your SOTD?

    Explain to her it's widely concidered as the best perfume ever created.
    And as with most art dumbheads don't get it usually.
    Then close in and tell her she smells like and exploded candystore.
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    Re: Guerlain Homme L'Eau SA treat

    Thanks all!

    @ EncreNous: it's my favorite summer frag at the moment. Simular to the original Homme, but sparkling fresh. And it lasts all day during summer. You won't regret it: enjoy!
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    Guerlain Homme L'Eau SA treat

    So sad this gorgeous fresh summer frag is discontinued.
    I walked into my favorite parfume store to check if they still had it. I still have half a bottle left, but I wanted a backup bottle.
    I found...
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    Re: Encre Noire and Sycomore

    Encre Noir got boring after 20ml.
    Sycomore still amazes me on each application. Burned through 300ml now...
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    Re: One summer frag...what should I get?

    Guerlain Homme L'Eau
    or Chanel Sycomore
  43. Re: Looking for a simple fragrance for a warm night out

    Guerlain Homme L`Eau
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    Re: Best/favorite MASCULINE smoky?

    Sycomore
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    Re: Classic (style) chypres that don't disappoint

    Eau de Campagne [Sisley] is a gorgeous refreshing chypre.
    Perfect for summer.
  46. Re: Mood uplifting, citrusy, fresh, no musky cologne?

    Guerlain Homme L'Eau is much fresher then GIT.
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    Re: Who is most Sexiest?

    Piiiiiii!
  48. Thread: Best vetiver

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    Re: Best vetiver

    Sycomore
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    Re: Looking for new Vetiver

    Fat Electrician. My favorite vetiver next to Sycomore atm.
  50. Poll: Re: If you have to give one up for the rest of your life, which one would it be?

    Bye bye Dior. No match even.
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    Re: Your most powerful frag(s)?

    Coromandel by far
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    Re: About the note iris..

    Bois d`Iris by The Different Company might be nice for you: cedar combined with iris.
    Confusion all the way!
    An awesome combo.
  53. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    easy: Sycomore > anytime, anyplace, anywhere...

    http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/cms2export/Site1Files/P101630/S101810_XLARGE.jpg
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    Re: Order samples in The Netherlands

    maybe the devs can move this topic to that section
    handy to have it there for future reference...
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    Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    At 28 you can get away with basically anything.
    Wear what you like!
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    Re: Nu-chypre recommendations

    31 Rue Cambon by Chanel.
    Gorgeous unisex modern chypre.
    On the expensive side though, but worth it.
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    Re: Ambre Sultan blind buy?

    Don't blindbuy this. I got a bottle as a present and I hate amber ever since.
    Gave the bottle away to my sister, who fell in love with it.
    So my advice: test it first. It's a love-or-hate perfume.
  58. Thread: M7 Question

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    Re: M7 Question

    I got both. Using the 2nd formulation not very often, because there's not much left.
    Just got 2 bottles of Oud Absolu so I can use that whenever I feel like it.
    I'd say go for the Oud Absolu. It's...
  59. Thread: Egoiste

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    Re: Egoiste

    Maybe it's the ambrette seed. That gives a sweet dried fruity kind of vibe.
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    Re: Your favorite boozy scent

    Virgin Island Water [Creed]
  61. Re: Were now for Chanel after the retirement of Jacques Polge

    Oliver Polge is the new in house perfumer?
    Was hoping for Sheldrake. The male oriented Exclusifs like Coromandel and Sycomore were promising.
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    Re: Best Green fragrances?

    Sycomore / Eau de Campagne are my fav greens atm.
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    Poll: Re: Fresh Guerlain Versus

    Intense, but own and love all three of em.
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    Re: Allure Homme with new cap.

    Hopefully it's magnetic like Les Exclusifs / Bleu.
    And a sprayer like No.19 Poudre, but that's wishful thinking I guess...
  65. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition DESIGNER-----> (Round 1, pt.2)

    None: hate em all...
    The worst: One.
  66. Re: What has joining Basenotes taught you about your tastes?

    To not get fully addicted and stay below 30 bottles.
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    Re: Modern Guerlains - your thoughts?

    I'd go for the Guerlains.
  68. Re: L'instand de guerlain extreme (LIDGE) opinion/thoughts The usual haha

    Classic! Lasts forever on your skin and forever and a year on clothes.
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    Re: Best of the best of the 80's

    Antaeus [the original formula]
    followed by Fahrenheit
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    Re: Best of the Best of the '90s

    Egoiste!!
    Best commercial as well... :-)
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    Re: Three New Chanel Exclusifs Extraits

    bummer
    bummer
    and bummer.

    well it saves me some cash...
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    Re: Three New Chanel Exclusifs Extraits

    I'm hoping for Coromandel. Will certainly get that if it's one of the three.
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    Re: What are the 3 best GREEN fragrances?

    My favourite green frags:

    Sycomore [Chanel]
    Eau De Campagne [Sisley]
    Fat Electrician [Etat Libre d'Orange]
  74. Re: What is You Most Complimented Daytime Fragrance?

    Coromandel by Chanel gets complimented the most.
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    Poll: Re: Coromandel LIDG LIDGE

    I love LIDGE as well, but I'd kill for Coromandel! :evil:
  76. Re: Allure homme edition blanche concentrée edt spray

    It won't last longer then the original. In fact the only formulation of the series that lasts shorter then Edition Blanche is Allure Homme Sport Cologne.
    For me the best is still the original...
  77. Re: Guerlain Homme L Eau - Bleu De Chanel done right.

    Try the Boisee version. It does the same trick and lasts all day.
    Wonderfull stuff (both versions).
  78. Re: My Bois d'Orage and Sycomore are too heavy for summer, "lighter" green recos?

    Dune by Dior.
    Fresh, green & perfect for summer.
    And no citrus!
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    Re: Relax and calming scent for bed ?

    My most worn bed-frag of the past year: Chanel no.19 Poudre.
  80. Re: Fragrances you had to buy bottles of after first sniff

    The first whiff of Coromandel blew my mind. Bought a 200ml straight away.
    Still does the trick 250-ish ml later!
  81. Re: Which famous designer brand sucks in fragrances the most?

    Armani & Calvin Klein are both horrible and wide spread.
    Would say CK is worse though.
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    Re: The longevity beast that is...

    Coromandel = insane longevity
  83. Grats Guerlain: well deserved!

    Grats Guerlain: well deserved!
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    Re: All fragrances discontinued...??

    Oh thank god: I almost ran off buying 3x 200ml Coromandel 2x200ml Sycomore 1x200ml Rue Cambon for 1350-ish euros!
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste or Chanel Egoiiste Platinum

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/321433-Chanel-Egoiste-Platinum-Egoiste
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/288361-Chanel-Egoiste-vs-Platinum-Egoiste...
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    Re: Your Favorite or Best Citrus

    Eau de Guerlain
  87. Re: What is everybody's last meal on death row equivalent scent.

    That would prolly be Coromandel for me.
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    Re: Les Exclusifs / Privee collection

    These 4 Les Exlusifs are all jawdroppers: Coromandel / Sycomore / Bois des Iles / 31 Rue Cambon.
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    Re: What is your tallest bottle?

    4x 200ml of Les Exclusifs.
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    Re: Chanel Bleu or Allure Homme?

    Allure Homme for me.
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    Re: Sandalwood, what's "best?"

    +1 on Chanel's Bois des Iles. It's gorgeous!
  92. Re: Had to choose two fragrances from this Dior and Chanel list

    Egoiste / Fahrenheit
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    Re: What Chanel is the best for which occasion?

    1. Sycomore
    2. Allure Homme
    3. Sycomore
    4. Coromandel
    5. Sycomore
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    Poll: Les Exclusifs by Chanel - Pick your favorite!

    What's your favorite fragrance of the Les Exclusifs line by Chanel?
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    Re: Chocolate/Incense fragrance

    Coromandel by Chanel might do the trick for you.
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    Re: Is Chanel Sycomore still the same?

    I own both and I prefer the diversity of Sycomore. I almost finished my 200ml bottle and will buy a fresh one right away. Encre Noir is already getting boring after the first 20ml I've used of my...
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    Re: what is the smell of aldehydes?

    Basically any Chanel opening.
    Especially gorgeous in No.5, Cuir de Russie, No.22, Bois des Iles.
    Aldehydes usually make me high!
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    Re: Is Chanel Sycomore still the same?

    That's the magic of Sycomore. Some days it won't be smokey at all. But other days it will be dark & smokey as hell...
    Therefore one of the most interesting frags I've come across.
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    Re: A Year of Office Scents...

    I nuke em with 6+ sprays and tell em THEY smell if they make even the slightest negative comment.
    The majority comes into my office and tell me it smells nice though.
    A lot of times telling me it...
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    Re: Coromandel and LiDGE

    Both awesome. Have both of them in my collection and wear them a lot in winter.
    And LOVE 'em both. Loads of compliments as well... :)
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