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  1. Poll: Re: What's your favorite Dior from La Collection Privée?

    I love this line, high quality and a good bunch ranging from minimalistic scents to bold and daring ones.

    Ambre Nuit is my "holy grail" scent at this point and love the stuff. Fantastic stuff.
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    Re: Lubin Idole EDT vs EDP

    I always thought that the EDT was their best seller for some reason.

    Shame, I'll have to go through my bottle cautiously.
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme (along with several samples)
    Guerlain Vetiver (Although I received this last month I thought better late then never and post it in this months thread)

    The L'instant...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    For my birthday:

    SOTD: Dior Fahrenheit Summer

    SOTN: Dior Ambre Nuit
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    Re: Fahrenheit Summer, any thoughts?

    Fahrenheit Summer is good stuff. I got it a few months ago and have yet to give it a full wearing since I'm waiting for the weather to warm up a bit more but from testing it is what the name implies;...
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver

    Just received this as a gift (modern EDT) and have to say I really enjoy it. I'm one of those that prefers light, green vetivers (Dior Vetiver) and really don't enjoy really dark earthy vetivers...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 18, 2014

    Guerlain Mitsouko EDT 1998

    This stuff is the sh*t. Wonderful.
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    Re: Dior Cruise Collection

    Anyone?
  9. Re: Supposed new A*Men flanker will be: Pure Wood

    I'm also hoping Pure Wood will be something unique and not very similar to the likes of Pure havane, Pure Malt etc but I do expect it'll be a gourmand take on a woody note and that sounds appealing....
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    Re: Dior Cruise Collection

    Escale a Parati is the second one that most interested me from the notes so good to hear there's some who enjoy it.

    Looks as though the line is pretty unisex, which is a good thing!
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    Dior Cruise Collection

    What are your thoughts on the four available in this line? They've recently peaked my interest (specifically Escale a Portofino) and what I've read they seem like good quality, summer scents that are...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dior Homme Eau for Men - Dior

    I agree with Red. I think this is Dior's "Bleu" except better. When I first heard of the release I though it might've just been a redundant addition to the fantastic Homme line but instead fit right...
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    Re: For you Green Valley fans out there...

    Thanks!

    I've seen this for sale on some FB groups and the prices seem to be relatively fair especially compared to Ebay and the Creed boutique. Maybe next time I see it for sale I should jump on...
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    Re: For you Green Valley fans out there...

    What's the retail price for this?

    Green Valley is the Creed I'm most eager to try. From the reviews and descriptions I've read it seems this is one I would love.
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    Re: the great youtube burnout

    But then again many of those members left for reasons not relating to their lost passions and are active elsewhere like personal blogs.

    I'm not a huge fan of the Youtube review thing, theres...
  16. Re: Top two fragrances from Guerlain, Chanel, Dior and Hermes

    So hard picking just two from Dior. I love my Dior's :D I do love Guerlain and Hermes (Chanel is hit or miss, although Egoiste is one of my all time favourites)

    Guerlain: Mitsouko, Tonka Imperiale...
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    Re: Best fragrances with a lot of ISO-E super -

    The over dose of ISO E super is one of the reasons I really can't tolerate Terre D'Hermes and Encre Noire. It just gives me a headache.

    However, I do love Kyoto and Avignon by CDG and I think ISO...
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau and Dior Homme Cologne

    Check out past forums regarding both scents, they are really extensive and can give you an idea of what each scent gives you.

    I recently tried DHE and enjoy it, I got a sample and plan on wearing...
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    Re: Valentino Uomo. A new look on Dior Homme

    Only got to try this on paper but I liked it. A lot of hazelnut sweetness and some coffee/cedar. Really nice but I need to try this on skin and give it some wearings before I can make a final...
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    Re: Dior Cuir Cannage (2014)

    Makes sense since I heard it will be an exclusive to Harrods in the UK as well so I guess this will have limited distribution before being released worldwide.

    Thanks for the pic and first...
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    Re: Chanel Fragrance Help

    I'm not a big Chanel fan, their offerings over the last several years have been, for the most part, subpar.

    However, with that said I absolutely LOVE Egoiste. It's one of my favourite fragrances...
  22. Re: New from Guerlain: Aqua Allegoria Limon Verde

    I got to try this today and have to say I think its the best Aqua Allegoria to come out in awhile.

    Opens up with a really zesty lime accord, I initially thought it was lemon but realized the...
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    Re: Why are so many people marked as "banned"?

    Great post! And thanks for clarifying that up, along with the other mods/members who commented.

    I too wondered awhile back why quite a few members (respectable ones at that) were marked as banned...
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    Huh? Dior quality ingredients followed by overly synthetic? Which is it :D
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    Re: House party scent?

    For house party's, social gatherings, going out etc. I usually wear Victor & Rolf Spicebomb. I'm young, so I frequently attend those events and Spicebomb is my go to scent.

    It smells nice, is...
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    Re: What is the worst Dior fragrance

    Aqua Fahrenheit.

    Kind of a weird scent to me and doesn't deserve to bare the Fahrenheit name!
  27. Re: Dior La Collection Privee - Price Increase / Update

    Did you have them ship out too you?
  28. Re: Dior La Collection Privee - Price Increase / Update

    Where'd you hear that?
  29. Re: Dior La Collection Privee - Price Increase / Update

    I'm a little confused now, is the new price for the 4.25 oz $190 or $210?
  30. Re: What is your favorite designer (or niche) house for scents?

    Dior.

    I also love Serge Lutens and Guerlain.
  31. Re: Dior La Collection Privee - Price Increase / Update

    Dammit.

    $155>$170>$210. This is getting pretty bad. And there's still so many I want from the line. The prices are still better than other house exclusive lines but slowly are catching up.
    ...
  32. Thread: "shower gel"

    by canuck21
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    Re: "shower gel"

    Thanks for that information Renato, I'll keep that in mind the next time I get a designer shower gel.

    I've only ever owned one designer shower gel, from a gift set and it was pleasant. I liked...
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    Re: Dior Homme: The Movie

    It's a slick ad, masculine but in a moderate, classy kind of way. It doesn't go in that stereotypical direction a lot of masculine commercials tend to gravitate towards.

    I like it :D
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    Re: Idole de Lubin.

    Wearing this today (I've had it for awhile, thanks to the generosity of a kind Basenoter) and each time I wear it I'm instantly reminded why I love this scent. Great balance of notes, it never...
  35. Thread: Dior Higher

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    Re: Dior Higher

    Considering myself as a hardcore Dior fan, I've never tried this or Higher Energy. I've had a few opportunities to do so but something else always grabbed my attention.

    It seems Higher was a sort...
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    Re: Looking for new Vetiver

    Dior Vetiver is the way to go. There are still bottles available so I don't think you'd have a problem tracking one down if you were seriously interested in it.

    Armani Prive Vetiver Bablyone is...
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    Re: About the note iris..

    I too have made a complete turnaround with iris (orris). Used to strongly dislike it but have really grown fond of it. It's a fascinating smell that has some noticeable differences when I smell them...
  38. Re: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Eau Fraiche ~ new fragrance

    I too love Spicebomb. I don't see a purpose of this version but it's been such a hit for V&R that it's been bound to happen. I'll be trying it just for curiosity sake but am not expecting anything...
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    Re: Dior Homme Eau for Men

    For us Canadians, The Bay will be getting DHE in a few weeks it seems. Someone on one of the Facebook groups received it since one of the Bay's received shipment early.

    I'm really eager to try...
  40. Re: Which perfume house's concept is boring & the biggest bust in your opinion?

    Atelier Cologne: Boring, linear scents. Plain and boring bottles.
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    Re: Égoïste - new bottle? Reform?

    Agree.

    May just be a want for something a little different.

    It's cool how they went back with the old bottle. Looks great.
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    I wasn't trying to put down any of the new members. I just find it strange that some create an account to quickly give good credit to a company thats been getting some negative press lately and then...
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    Re: Guerlain Cuir de Russie

    Really interesting stuff, I just read the '5 Guerlains in 5 days' series and found that a great read. It's great learning about some lost and forgotten gems from a legendary house.

    Cuir de Russie...
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    Re: Best summer daytime fragrance?

    Dior Homme Sport (2008)
    Creed Aventus
    Hermes Voyage D'Hermes

    These are some of my personal favourites for the daytime summer heat.
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    Another new member quick to praise Strawberrynet.

    Huh.
  46. Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    I strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes.

    Overload of Iso E Super that just gives me a headache.
  47. Thread: Egoiste

    by canuck21
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    Re: Egoiste

    One of my favourite fragrances, an absolute classic and to me Chanel's best offering. Love the rosewood and cinnamon in this one mixed with the vanilla sweetness and creamy sandalwood. Brings a smile...
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    Re: S O T D: Tuesday, February 18, 2014

    Dior Fahrenheit Absolute
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, February 14, 2014

    Dior Ambre Nuit for a nice dinner with my girlfriend tonight.
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    Re: EC Looks to Ban Three Fragrance Ingredients

    Unless houses and perfumers stand up and voice their concerns and actually do something (thanks Wasser) then restrictions and regulations will just keep on getting worse. I'm surprised, as mentioned...
  51. Re: This DIOR HOMME INTENSE aunthentic or fake?**

    Looks to be real, but what's with the bee embossed on the box?

    BTW, nice profile pic OP, good to see a fellow Supreme head here :thumbsup:
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    Re: So... Just sampled Spicebomb...

    I really enjoy it.

    Every nose is different, come back to it at another time and see if your opinion changes on it then.
  53. Thread: Wu Tang Clan

    by canuck21
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    Re: Wu Tang Clan

    WTC are legends in rap, though I don't listen to them as much as I do others in the genre I appreciate what they did.

    I'll pass on the scent lmao.
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    Re: Are the Tom Ford exclusives worth the money?

    I agree that lately TF has been having a hard time replicating its earlier success (Tobacco Vanille, Noir De Noir, Tuscan Leather etc.) since it seems they are taking a turn in a new direction. They...
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    Re: Dior Cuir Cannage (2014)

    I think you meant to say 125 ml instead of 100 ml :D

    Really curious how this one will turn out, notes sound something I would like and I hope that rose is prominent enough as I think it would pair...
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    Re: Name your Holy Grail. Have you found it yet?

    Dior Ambre Nuit is what I consider to be my favourite scent and my personal "holy grail." There are many scents close behind and others that I love very much but so far Ambre Nuit wins me over.

    I...
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    Agree.

    I tested DHC 2013 at a duty free airport shop a few months back and sprayed some on my skin; longevity was surprisingly good and I really enjoyed the lemon and bergamot freshness and clean...
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    Re: Wow these new Diors look badass

    Maybe I'll have the chance to try them at a Dior boutique next time I go because there is no way I'll ever own one of these, prices are insane.
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    Re: How rare is "Jules" by Christian Dior?

    This one is high on my "to try list" but is incredibly hard to get where I'm located. Is the difference between vintage and current exaggerated or are there noticeable differences?
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    Re: The "I don't get it" thread

    Terre d'Hermes. I just can't tolerate the overdose of Iso E Super, I get a headache each time wearing it and don't find anything special with the scent overall.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Chanel Egoiste
    Guerlain Mitsouko EDT (1998)
    Dior Fahrenheit Summer

    I got the Dior for Christmas and the Egoiste was also supposed to be a Christmas gift but after a bit of confusion Egoiste was...
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    Re: Nutty old Mitsouko

    Thank you very much! Makes sense, it's just old enough to still retain the surreal green chypre, oak moss accord that has been missing in recent years.

    No I have yet to try the recent EDT, but...
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    Re: Nutty old Mitsouko

    Instead of starting a new thread, I thought I'd bump up a slightly older one.

    I recently purchased Mitsouko EDT from a small shop, no box, but it's been preserved very well in the dark and in a...
  64. Thread: Off-Topic

    by canuck21
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    Sticky: The 'Whatever happened too' thread

    Sometimes when I'm on Basenotes I wonder what happened to many long time and respected posters. There could be a plethora of reasons, I'm sure, but maybe some of you may know why they stopped posting...
  65. Re: Guerlain - Aqua Allegoria - What's the deal???

    Meant for the mass market and to help make some extra bucks for Guerlain. They are primarily fresh, inoffensive scents with above average ingredients. There are many of them, some duds and others...
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    Re: S O T D: Thursday, January 30, 2014

    SOTD: Gucci Pour Homme II

    SOTE: Versace The Dreamer
  67. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    Wow.

    Midnight Poison gets quite a bit of love from what I've read and I always thought the Addict range was one of their best sellers? Why would they discontinue it then bring them back? Dior...
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    Re: Your Best Steals on Fragrances

    $25 for a 125 ml tin can of YSL Rive Gauche from Wal Mart. Awesome deal for a beautiful scent.
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    Re: S O T D: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

    Chanel Egoiste

    The last little bit of my sample until my FB arrives.
  70. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    I too think this would be a good sticky thread and some ground rules would need to be laid out before posting something. Would be a really helpful thread for people to try out things before they...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Funny how this is being completely shit on while homme eau is being praised. I thought it would be the other way around if anything.
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    From the ones I've tried,

    1. Jubilation XXV
    2. Epic man
    3. Lyric man

    I've still got a lot of exploring to do with them.
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    Re: Modern Guerlains - your thoughts?

    Agree.
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    Re: Dior Boutique Cologne Prices Skyhigh !!!

    Nope not just there; when I went to NYC last April I stopped by at the Dior boutique to pick up some Ambre Nuit. I heard rumours before that Dior (along with several other companies) were increasing...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    All good hednic! Although the Privee line isn't available in Canada, shame :(
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    Re: S O T D: Friday, January 24, 2014

    Tom Ford Noir De Noir
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    I'd imagine the US being a bigger market than Canada so if it's not making it's way to you guys I have a hard time believing it'll makes it way here. Who knows though, much stranger things have...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Makes me wonder if it will reach Canada then.

    A new addition to the Privee line!? A leather based scent!? Oh man now I'm excited! :2vrolijk_08:

    Dior is really pushing hard this year with some...
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    Poll: Re: The Entire Line..

    Dior since I regard them my favourite house. Would love the entire range of La Collection Privee along with the old school stuff (assuming we get the vintage goods as well!)

    Very close behind is...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Not really blind buy worthy unless you are collecting the Fahrenheit range or just collect for the hell of it. I think it caters to a certain few and was really only meant too (you better love myrrh,...
  81. Re: Best of the 80s? Best of the 90s? Bah Humbug.

    As cacio said, it comes down to taste. More of my favourites have been created post 2000 period but many of them (including some of my absolute favourites) have been born pre 2000.

    Perfumery is...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    It's official: I'm confused :undecided:
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Here's the link I saw. http://www.dior.com/beauty/en_gb/fragrance-and-beauty/women-fragrance-and-men-fragrance-by-christian-dio/men-fragrance/fahrenheit/fr-fahrenheitfpl-fahrenheit.html

    Oddly...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    I still see Fahrenheit Absolute available on the Dior website. I guess we will see what happens.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Great and Informative post!

    I too think that the IFRA have completely lost their minds and as a result, more great fragrances will suffer either by reformulation or discontinuation. I really hope...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Can anyone get confirmation about Fahrenheit Absolute? If it's discontinued then I will be so pissed off as it's a fabulous scent. I have an almost full bottle and really don't want to be spending on...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Have a hard time believing that, I think the rep was using a scare tactic to buy FA. It's a member of the mainstream lineup and is still fairly new (a little over 4 years I believe?)

    If it were...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Flanker Thread

    Well Fahrenheit parfum is now confirmed and is the newest member of the Fahrenheit family, so that mystery is resolved. Only one that I cannot find any information on is the apparent "fresh"...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    All good Jive you were just stating your case! I actually found a Canadian website selling Egoiste with free shipping so I think I'll give them a try. I was thinking Ebay also but maybe next time :)
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    Jive, I see your point and understand that being a relatively small company results in taking measures that ensures a safe and legitimate transaction. But I do think having to provide something like...
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    Re: Guerlain Cuir Beluga: Opinions please!

    I don't find the citrus to go particularly well with suede/powdery smell. The quality is there and judging on notes alone it seemed like this would be to my liking, turns out it wasn't. The whole...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    Strawberry net ended up cancelling my order and so this whole thing is pretty much done with now. The CC was just being extra cautious I presume, but I still just find it weird that Strawberry net...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    I'm not comfortable with giving away a utility bill for example, there's no reason they would need that, it's not like it's a huge purchase either. My company said they were going to call me...
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    Re: What is your favorite Guerlain?

    Vintage Mitsouko EDT and modern EDP, love them and at this point is my favourite Guerlain. I also love Tonka Imperiale among many others.

    I have yet to try many from Guerlain and have to try older...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    I ordered from them for the first time a couple of days ago and its a complete mess. I tried to purchase Chanel Egoiste and everything seemed to be good until they sent me an email this morning...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Well it looks like this is officially confirmed as people in the U.K see it for sale in certain stores and have taken pictures as evidence.

    Still strange though that there has been nothing...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    heperd, I read that also on the Facebook group, pretty intriguing to say the least.

    This isn't marketed towards women, I really don't know where the blogger got that info from. 'Tap into a...
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    It was first mentioned on the Fahrenheit flanker thread here on BN. I couldn't find any info what so ever on it so thought it was just a rumour until I saw someone post on a fragrance group on...
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    Re: Christian Dior Les Elixirs Precieux

    Ouch.

    I also don't layer and I enjoy wearing one scent at a time. I've never seen the point in layering but I still give Dior points for their creativity here.
  100. Re: Dior Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    1. Dior Homme Sport (2008 and 2012 versions)
    2. Chanel Edition Blanche

    Allure Homme sport doesn't warrant a spot IMO
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