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    Re: Little known Creed facts

    ;D Excellent post!
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    Re: Humor: *New Celeb Fragrance Ideas?

    Parfums Orange: Mark and Simon – a heady mix of civet and Vaseline with top notes of narcissus and Tartuffe drawing attention away from notes of revolting opportunism, purest envy and despicable...
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    Re: the most powerful sillage

    probably the corn silage on dairy farms
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    Re: What is the best Lemon scent?

    Light soft lemon - acqua di parma

    warm sweet lemon - habit rouge

    strong earthy lemon - guerlain vetiver

    fresh strong lemon - lacoste original
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    Re: Reviews by de Charlus..

    and likes guerlain
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    Re: Let's talk SHOES!!!

    Ahh! The Russian calf Derby. Have you seen the London Cobbler's Correspondent Shoe?
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    Re: Reviews by de Charlus..

    I believe he subscribes to "40 plus 40 plus" and thinks egg yolk smells like strawberries!

    http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/brian_eno/interviews/ind92.html#Cultural
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    Re: The blending of fragrances

    I tried a bit of Kingdom parfum with a lot of Egoist and a bit of G. Vetiver recently - It was a corker of a blend -though the Kingdom and vetiver seemed to dominate irrespective of how much Egoiste...
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    Re: Reviews by de Charlus..

    I agree they are brilliantly written; indeed they are one of the chief reasons that I joined the site. I get the impression that reviewers “naed nitram”, “de charlus” and “marcel” are the same...
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    Re: SotD Friday January 13

    M7!
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    Re: ambergris tincture

    Sorry for the confusion, the "it" was ambergris tincture, civet on its own initially smells a bit like Fart Spray from a joke shop then settles down to a concentrate of fried liver and kidneys - a...
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    Re: Most stylish woman

    Hedy Lamar! Active anti-nazi campaigner, co-designer (with an avant-garde composer) a radio guidance system for torpedoes while looking like pure sex in historical potboilers. Despite dazzling beauty...
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    Re: New. Davidoff Cool Water Game

    Chocolate cosmos, must track down the essensial oil - and get some liquid leather and crystaline white musk while I'm at it.
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    Re: ambergris tincture

    Though Civet is meant to be the classic natural fixative for roses I love it with a bit of Rose Otto, though I really like it on its own it can become a bit like a "clean baby" sort of smell after a...
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    Re: SotD Thursday January 12

    Eucris
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    Re: Men's Shoes - we have a question

    Dear Corporatistani Bumpkin,

    Do these individuals make an excessive, high-pitched double-clicking noise, rather than the more standard clip-clop of leather heels? If so they might be wearing...
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    Re: infusion/distillation make my own oil???

    I was under the impression, though I might be completely wrong, that while the normal levels of nicotine that a tobacco users expose themselves to does not demonstrate significant neurotoxicity,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10 January 2006

    G Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8 January 2006

    Jicky today, then some ambergris tincture with little bit of rose otto to bed - goodnight all!
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    Re: infusion/distillation make my own oil???

    :D OOH get her!

    Firstly, what's Grade School? If you mean University then yes that’s where much of that comes from though not a smoking cessation lecture, probably a biochemistry though possibly a...
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    Re: infusion/distillation make my own oil???

    Really? In the concentrations in the tincture let alone when diluted in a blend and then alcohol? I know nicotine is a fairly powerful neurotoxin (indeed, one of the most toxic alkaloids known to...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 6 January 2006

    Bois du Portugal
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    Re: male fragrances spawning female equivalent

    Thanks, interesting!
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    Re: SotD, Thursday January 5

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: The best fit in your hand...

    :D Eau du Coq? :-* Une Rose? A nice Curve ::)

    probably 30ml AMen

    ;D
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    male fragrances spawning female equivalent

    It is quite common for a female fragrance to then spawn a male equivalent Opium then Opium PH a little later, Rive Gauche then Rive Gauche pour homme much later (though I'm not sure how closely they...
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    Re: Musty, mildew accord.

    Alternatively, you could embrace the mouldiness, build on it, add some borage oil, send it to Comme des Garçons - could start a whole new line of parfums: Serie 8 Nursing Home

    Along with "Mouldy...
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    Re: Best Dressed Movie

    Agree about High Society. I saw it on stage at the Shaftsbury Theatre last month; Gerry Hall was indisposed, but judging from the notices, that was no great loss. An enjoyable production - the family...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    Antaeus
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 January 2006

    Antaeus - should be 4th D'oh!
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    Re: What did you receive.....

    A man of taste! Opted for a grey and a black 2 piece in the end no stripes to fit so must look elsewhere for that - off to Jermyn St. tomorrow!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3 January 2006

    Kenzo PH needed a bit of freshness and didn't fancy citrus.

    :-/

    Why is the gourd family considered Marine?
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    Re: Similar Fragrances

    Tabarome Mileseme and D&G PH are very similar, particularly the mid notes. The start similar with the D&G woodier and having a little more citrus and flowers, Tabarome then gets its big kick of...
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    Re: What did you receive.....

    Not a great deal on the clothing front nice tie with oriental iris come gardenia flower pattern (dark on pale blue) and pair of silver cufflinks with forget-me-not type pattern in embroidered silk...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2 January

    mmM7
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    Re: Best Dressed Movie

    Agree wholeheartedly with Brideshead Revisited, The Great Gatsby and the Red Shoes!! Also, in general with the Carry Grant oeuvre (although the some of the stuff he wears in the Philadelphia Story is...
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    Re: in search of coconut

    One of the major differences between pure sandalwood and vetiver oils, apart from a generally softer fragrance in the case of sandalwood, is a slightly "coconutty" note in the sandalwood. A more old...
  38. Re: Ladies.....I need some recs for my 20yo girlfr

    Cookesoul, are you using this forum as a means of showing off? Cyberbragging perhaps? Just looking for the emoticon with green eyes ...

    ;D
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    Re: infusion/distillation make my own oil???

    Tinctures of saffron and vanilla are reputed to be superior to other extractions (and work out hugely cheaper - a major consideration for the hobbyist who's just shelled out for narcissus and rose...
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    Re: SOTD January 1st 2006

    Bois du Portugal
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    Re: A Special Funeral Scent !

    If the bottle were to be on display, perhaps clasped to the chest, it would have to be Trumper's Eucris. The bottle really has an air of funery wear about it. The slightly bitter edge of those arid...
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    Re: New: Fresh's Santal Canabis.

    I always think it smells like foxes, though that could be "the chronic" in combination with special brew charged urine (the shop doorway de London accord) whenever I indulge it's mixed with tobacco...
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    Re: Frederic Malle Reviews (Long winded)

    I wish they'd get Jaques Polge to to do an edition for them! Any thoughts from other members on perfumers they'd like to see completely unrestricted?
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday December 31

    Today - Furniture shops, DIY, tedium, so to cheer me up: Guerlain Vetiver

    This evening - have decided to stay in with family for a change this New Year's Eve, possibly with the joys of the most...
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    Re: SotD, Friday December 30

    M7. I got wood.
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    Re: Overrated Basenotes Fragrance?

    Most Creeds - so hyped, so expensive and what celebrity connections. Some are lovely but overall I think a bit of a Tara Rarer - Bumtier.

    How about underrated examples of the perfumer’s art?
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    Re: So what did everyone get today???

    Creed's Bois du Purtugal, Woo hoo!
    Dave's Cool Water, Boo hoo
    Antaeus as Scent and Aftershave, a hearty Hurrah!
    M7 just the lotion, no scent, oh why, pourquois?
    Guerlain's sprightly Vetiver,...
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    Re: Robbie Williams

    GIT, how appropriate! Any of you heard of the launch of Australian house Atelier de Bonza Pongues leathery yet intrinsically floral scent, the heavy use birch tar and musk ox to acheive its patent...
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    Re: Who wears hats these days?

    Coming into this discussion rather late! while Locke and Bates make lovely hats, the neophyte might want to try the range at M&S at the moment an absolute steal at £25.
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    Re: Let's talk SHOES!!!

    Having big feet (UK12 and wide) it's sometimes a pain to get what I want particularly in sales, which is a shame as I am definitely a shoe man. I also like gloves, hats and other accessories which is...
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    Re: Hats made by fragrance companies. *Do they ex

    :(

    I am happy to say that I have not. As far as Creed fragrances are concerned a range of tweed caps and other country styles might complement their green fragrances while fedora would not look...
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    Re: making fragrance last longer....

    Ziffy, I urge you to remain firmly clenched when taking such a course of action!
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    Re: What's gonna be your scent this Christmas?

    A*Men - burning pud, pickled rasberry trifle, terry's chocolate orange and satsumas - how Christmassy! I was talkig about the A*Men obviously.

    ;D
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    Re: So I told my mom I want to pursue perfumery...

    It could be that I'm getting the wrong end of the stick as a result of English and American differences in nomenclature, but assuming bioengineering is something like biotechnology, and involves some...
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    Re: Homemade fragrance hits and misses

    http://www.sci-chem.co.uk/

    http://www.coleparmer.co.uk/catalog/catalog_toc.asp?cat=26&view=undefined
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    Re: Homemade fragrance hits and misses

    For accuracy sake and to prevent cross contamination of ingredients try getting a range of pipettors with disposable tips from a laboratory supplies company. also, pure alcohol (though pricey) is...
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    Re: Basenote accord project

    Just noticed I'd inadvertently skipped loads of posts that make mine unnecessary, still an opportunity to wish all you fellow voluptuaries season's greetings. ::)
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    Re: Basenote accord project

    For the leather note you might want to incorporate a little castoreum tincture with birch tar, its the classic leather base. Tincture or tincture kits can be purchased from profumo.it. Alternatively,...
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