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    Re: Ajne Perfume - A few pics & comments

    all i know is that bergdorf had so many buyer changes, and the line and many other fabulous niche lines may be on the way out. Also i once called and they said they didn't have it , and of course...
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    Re: Andy Tauer Interview

    yes it is amazing to have that type of personal access to someone who already gives everyone access.... a dozen roses ? I wonder which magazine the author was writing for at the time ;)
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    Re: 2 Days of Perfume Heaven: Roja Dove & More

    amazing two days in a life of a perfumista


    1. Roja Dove: did you smell enslaved? I wear unspoken(I love), can you try to explain the scent Enslave PULEEZ
    2. Did you get a spritz of OJ...
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    Re: Ajne Perfume - A few pics & comments

    Hi Ajne fans: Ajne is NOT at bendel. Its at bergdorf at the fragrance bar.
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    Re: Ajne Perfume - A few pics & comments

    two new fragrances calypso and a gourmand should be debuting very soon. calypso is for those who love printemps I am working with jane on a chypre and a transparaent osmanthus.... hope we get to it...
  6. Re: Please "bring it to the group" - and help identifying 2 scents'categories ala ric

    I have 46 30ml or more fragrances with two more on the way. I have 20 15ml full bottles, not decants. Each scent is a product of what I believe is perfect curation to my particular chemistry....
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    alot of missing fragrances

    the new mdci, major need to update parfumerie generale, dawn spencer hurwitz seriously under represented, the fabulous il profumo de forte line , is cote d amour r there by lartisan? the new kenzo...
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    Re: Ajne Perfume - A few pics & comments

    Ajne truly uses rare and precious essential oils. No expense is spared on raw materials. REAL ambergris, etc. Thus the price. A drop lasts a day and the stages the fragrances go through are mind...
  9. Re: Top/Bottom 5 of the Recent Guerlain Releases?

    great thread


    TOP
    Nahema
    Attrape Couer
    Bois d' Armenie
    Cuir Beluga
    La Petite Robe Noire
    Figue Iris A A
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    Re: What are your most feared scrubbers?

    I rather smell like kimchee than: anything Tom Ford, YOUTH DEW, carnal flower, fracas, chergui, arabie, loree rodkin, timbaktu, dzing, bandit, JUNGLE GARDENIA,mitsouko, jicky, kingdom, chanel no.5,...
  11. Re: Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    Hey Renato : re paris hilton no snobbery.LOL, .She just won a FIFI award :) I SPECIFIIED high end luxury fragrances. so chill :)
  12. Re: Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    oh my bal a versailles and a triathlete , that is the greatest
  13. Re: Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    You guys are great Bronze goddess, that will make some mouths drop as well as chanel #5,Love acjigga's ulta story...and hermes elixir and visa.... whoa. Love it
  14. Men, which fragrances marketed to women do you wear

    I am writing an article for a magazine about 'feminine' scents worn by men. Not unisex~ fragrance specifically has to be targeting WOMEN. Maybe even with a woman on the ad
    ok not Paris...
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    Re: Les coulisses du parfum olfactory kits

    the kit from www.absolument.net is also to my liking.... more so I think
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    Re: A gentlemanly niche?

    i think of niche as post 1980. Mark Birley, Anvers Gianni Campagna. Updated European Cologne;The old school 19th century mens fragrances were the peacocks of fragrance. I also think CC 1872 for men...
  17. Re: Blunda Perfume Exhibitions, Series of 8 Perfume Events in Los Angeles

    good luck Ayala- wearing fetish as your tribute. michelyn
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    Re: A challenge for the ladies

    yuzu rouge by 01639 and eau de sisley #2, both beautiful. ajne does a beautiful all natural pure perfume called margaux .bvlgari omnia is nice and i am a big fan of bvlgari balck, the new feminite...
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....thaifighter

    hey Thaifighter


    There is no one answer,if there is one at all. I am researching for an article. I had three chosen before I even started this thread. But I value all of your opinions,and added...
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    any votes for amouage silver? or creed silver mountain water as a man who holds his own...again not old money , new money success confidence, I OWN THIS COMPANY
  21. Re: Which women's fragrances smell like " money"

    which exudes money, class, confidence, and a bit of sex appeal, so far I have chosen Eaux de sisley#2... need two more. Help asap. considering badgley mischka couture, it can't be old money or...
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    re original vetiver , have fulll bottle and it smells like sweet tea and flowers on me. not enough testosterone . grrrrrrr
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    Re: Best modern violet perfumes?

    Aroma m Geisha violet, Calypso Violette, and Borsa di palma Violetta. Some folks really love Bois de violettes. Men wear it as much as woen.

    Now i recommend these based the way they smell based ...
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    Re: Alternatives for Lancome's Tresor

    eau de sisley No 1. beautiful....light...perfect
  25. Re: need expertise with 'noses' A real STUMPER

    This is for a research article for a national magazine. Scent is often cultural, for example in many middle eastern countries oud and roses are worn my most men rich or poor ; in this country the No...
  26. need expertise with 'noses' A real STUMPER

    I am researching sr and master perfumers that are African American or Black who have created commercial or prestige (not indie ) fragrances. So far found two in over a list fo 700 and both are...
  27. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    orris by andy tauer, Absinthe by christophe laudemiel for slatkin, city rain by Neil Morris, . Dawn Spencer hurwitz's Denueve.
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    lots of great ones. now to narrow to three. thanks guys. women didnt respond to the same question, interesting in th women's forum.
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    Vintage Femme, recreated by Michel Roudnitska from his father's formula and a droplet of jean laporte for L'Artisan's pamplemousse
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    Re: Habanita--KaWow!

    One of my signature scents..... I recently met the owner of Molinard and wasn't wearing scent that day, and he said in French"you are THE Habanita woman'.. so wow is right;)
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    Everyone has been so helpful. Sir Slarty's answer was what i was trying to get at but bottled. What is that scent SS? thanks :)
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    keep them coming... Declaration essence and wall street on my list :) Heritage great answer. must smell tiffany for men
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    Re: The smell of 'success"....

    Thanks Ken, can you please list a few specific scents from these Houses.
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    The smell of 'success"....

    There are certain fragrances, Chanel No 19, Encre Noir, Roja Dove unspoken, etc. that remind me of the smell of "money', success' and immediately create an aura around the person that wears it....
  35. Which women's fragrances smell like " money"

    There is something about certain fragrances, Chanel 19, Roja Dove Unspoken, that just smell, "rich' and successful'. Which fragrances in your opinon smell like 'success' and instantly add an illusion...
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    Re: Fragrance for a Victorian Aristocrat

    JICKY by Guerlain -YES JICKY when it was created it was bought predominately by men .
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    Re: Favorite Classic

    Femme by Rochas-(the original ) Edmond Roudnitska
  38. Re: Bertrand Duchaufour and L'Artisan Parfumeur visit The Scent Bar in Los Angeles

    well done. You really captured the ambience at Scent Bar and s was part of the birth of a possible masterpiece. Seeing Bertrand Duchaufour and how he works with clients to capture the essence of...
  39. Re: A sweet, orange-based aftershave-esque fragrance?

    castile by penhaligon's
  40. Thread: Rose Quest

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    Re: Rose Quest

    A DOZEN ROSES

    une rose- frederic malle
    Rose Barbare Guerlain
    rossy di palma eau de protection Etat libre d'orange
    Lucienne -Countess Lucienne Von Daz
    Odori Zafferano
    06130 -Rose Lierre...
  41. Re: Top 5 scents that you want to smell - 2008 Edition

    My next 'new in niche' column include 5 that captured my curiousity and will be on the market by the time the column comes out.

    I will be sure to review S-ex, next column. Christophe Laudemiel is...
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    Re: What are some QUALITY designer Chypres?

    And what about the fabulous Histoire de Chypre carried at Aedes. Have you had a chance to try that one?
  43. Re: New In Niche: The Width of Niche - Part One

    Hi Kedra... That's me the Pyschic Perfumista, now I need a deck of tarot cards and my own infomercial , lol. Actually, your fragrance is so evocative, that anyone familiar with fine fragrance, Nina...
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    Re: Can someone suggest a Tuscany like scent

    I just reviewed in new in niche, Tuscan soul. captures it perfectly and its more of a masculine than an unisex. Pierre Bourdon does genius work, and its pretty well priced. but I if budget isnt a...
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    Re: Good reformulations?

    baghari by piguet
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    Re: workout fragrance

    Since I wear scent every day , even to order takeout, i have nothing against a well chosen fragrance for teh gym. For me I have two: Guerlain's figue iris or roget et gallet gigembre.. when these...
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    Re: Rose frags, your thoughts

    i have never sniffed it, but i heard that neil morris men and flowers series rose is great www.neilmorrisfragrances.com
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    Re: Rose frags, your thoughts

    my personal top 12 list-

    une rose =Frederecic malle
    rossy di palma- Etat libre D'orange
    paris=YSL
    bulgare te rose-Creed
    rose di siwa-MCDI
    mille et une roses -lancome collection
    rose...
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    Re: What fragrance smells "magical" to you

    There are five:

    The original Femme by Edmond Roudnitska is a magic journey of my past

    Michel Roudnitska 's Bois de Paradis is a whiff of the garden of Eden and the magic of my present

    A...
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    Re: Men's Vogue announces top 50 websites...

    Grant: 8/08/08 THERE ARE NO ACCIDENTS. XXXXOOOO MICHELYN
    JUST SO DAMNED PROUD OF YOU
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 August

    belle respiro from les exclusifs for our olymic team. they will ned it. and hey congratulations Grant
    http://www.mensvogue.com/design/articles/best_websites_hub
  52. Re: Weird strong connection between fragrance and taste?

    According to Chandler Burr, 85% of taste is smell. This is why i drink the very best sipping liquors, ie. hine xo, herradura anejo tequilla, its like an oral olfactive experience

    Aso you must...
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    Re: An Interview with Bertrand Duchaufour

    He's a man of few words, this I will tell you. Also , as the author, it is lucky I speak a little French, because there were a few things he wanted to express but could not find the English...
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    Re: Perfume Quotes

    I tried to translate. My French isnt what it used to be :) who is the second quote attributed to

    To laugh is to risk ??? Crying is to risk appearing fragile. To move towards someone is to risk...
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    Re: L’Art et la Matiere Collection

    Yes, i have tried them all. Now first I am a woman, ( lots of estrogen, less testostorone) and I have a different chemistry, ie, some people of salty, green, powdery,milky, neutral, or bitter...
  56. Re: Does Anyone Know Where I Can Buy Terre d'Hermès In NYC.....

    Ahh this is easy... at the hermes boutiques --one is on wall street one on madison and 62nd, check www.hermes.com for exact location
  57. Re: Been a while since I visited.....what are the best new frags?

    You should read the new in niche column. She seems to recommend some great ones. I want to try the Beth Terry and the Safi.
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    Re: top 3 most OVERRATED scents.

    bvlgari black
    black orchid
    Guerlain vetiver

    most underated?
    Tommy Girl
    Reverie Au Jardin- Andy Tauer
    Mandy Aftel Tango
  59. Re: The influences of Jean-Claude Ellena and Andy Tauer

    This is briliant.Period. Ironically, these are my two favorite perfumers. keep it coming and keep us guessing.
  60. Re: Il Fragrance Delecto - The Scented Mask of Kilian Hennessy

    There can be no mistaking that Kilian Hennessy definitely is a maverick (who else would post his formulas on his website) and his inaugral collection in the USA is creating a lot of buzz. As...
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