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    Re: Modern-Futuristic-AvantGarde?

    It is not a new one, but I finally fell in love with it. They say it hints at traditional french perfumery, but to me it is also very Modern-Futuristic-AvantGarde.

    Etat Rien.

    And I still...
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    Re: New Cartier - L'Heure Vertueuse

    I really like my decant and would love a bottle of this. Pretty unique to me.
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    Re: Thoughts on Vetiver Tonka?

    I think it is great, and one of very few that I get compliments from. I get around 8 hours with average sillage. Vey rarely I also get the sour note - I guess it is skin chemistry so I suggest a lot...
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    From your list: Royal Oud

    Good Luck!
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    Re: Suggest new niche house

    I am going to suggest two lines:

    Prada - the numbered pure parfums. They come in 30 ml splash bottles and can only be found in selected Prada boutiques.

    Roja Dove. Be sure to check out both the...
  6. Thread: Amouage?

    by pelle
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    Re: Amouage?

    I would say that Epic and Memoir are among the safest Amouages for a blind buy. And also both are great fragrances! But at this price range a sample is a great idea...
  7. Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Yesterday I opened my bottle of Chanel Bois des Iles pure parfum and wore it for the first time. Gorgeous stuff, and the "mother" of Egoiste.
  8. Re: S O T D : TUESDAY ; December 31, 2013(last day of the year)

    Chest: Chanel Bois des Iles vintage EdT
    Neck & upper hands: Bois des Iles current Parfum
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    Re: Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit. Want more rose!

    Forgot to mention one of my absolute favourites: Tauer Incense Rosé! And maybe his Une Rose Chypree too. Perhaps Parure by Guerlain.
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    Re: Miller Harris Perfumer´s Library - thoughts?

    So they are not new fragrances - just re-packaged? I know there were parfum versions of some of their normal line-up before, but I thought the Perfumer´s Library are other and new creations...
    ...
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    Miller Harris Perfumer´s Library - thoughts?

    http://www.millerharris.com/fragrance/perfumers-library.html

    I haven´t heard of those before, and didn´t find a thread. Five fragrances at 195 Pounds for 100 ml is pretty steep... I would love to...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit. Want more rose!

    Some suggestions:

    Both Amouage Lyric (men´s and women´s)
    Malle Une Rose
    By Kilian Rose Oud
    Miller Harris Rose en Noir
    Czech & Speake No88 & Dark Rose
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

    Caron Nuit de Noel PdT
  14. Thread: Stylish vetivers

    by pelle
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    Re: Stylish vetivers

    Adding to my already suggested Floris Vetiver -
    Bel Ami Vetiver by Hermes. It is not a green fresh vetiver. I find it very masculine and not a soli-grass vetiver, there is more stuff giong on.
  15. Re: Hermes launches Classic Collections; first out Bel Ami Vetiver

    I tried the new Bel Ami Vetiver briefly the other day and found it very nice. I am no expert on the original Bal Ami at all so I really can´t dissect it for it´s vetiver.

    I can say though, that...
  16. Thread: Stylish vetivers

    by pelle
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    Re: Stylish vetivers

    The most stylish vetiver IMO is Vetiver by Floris.
  17. Re: Looking for a leathery vanilla for masculinity and playfulness

    One hard-to-get: Le Labo Vanille 44,
    and one classic more citrus than leather but some vanilla: Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur.
  18. Re: Hermes launches Classic Collections; first out Bel Ami Vetiver

    Please just give some Doblis, no rework needed...
  19. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    danieq,
    Thanks for Gold Woman (Amouage)!
  20. Thread: Vol de Nuit

    by pelle
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    Re: Vol de Nuit

    Just courious - how current is the EdT you have tried? For examle I have read that the very last batch(es) of Mitsouko is much better than the ones 1 or 2 years back. Could that be true for VdN too?
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I am not a perfumer at all, but is it possible the aging of patchouli should happen under "controlled forms" to be successful..? Old wine could be fine, but also a disaster (I am not a wine...
  22. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    I am very sure about the Coeur - Joie at least. I tried it at the Nina Ricci flagship store on Avenue Montaigne(?).
  23. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    Shelf 5 no 27 is Nina Ricci Coeur - Joie

    I want that one so bad! Tried the pure parfum in Paris last week...


    Edit: Shelf 2 no 5 is Worth Je Reviens
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Vero Profumo Rubj (Parfum or Voile d´Extrait)
    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Creed 1849
    Caron Yatagan
    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    Oh, and one more thing (or three) - Thomas also said that there will be more fragranses reissued. I think he mentioned three and the only one I remember was Vacanses because it´s one on my WL that I...
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I tried it very briefly on paper in the store, and thae new one clearly was Eau de Patou, maybe a little sharper than my vintage bottle. I only smelled the first minutes though, and just on paper.
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I was at the Jean Patou flagship store at rue Castiglione a couple of days ago. I had a decant with vintage juice with me to compare to the new bottles.

    I let the sales woman smell my decant (she...
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    Roja Dove Fetish (pour Femme)
    Guerlain Derby
    Chanel Cuir de Russie
    Caron Yatagan
    Jean Patou 1000
    Serge Lutens MKK or ISM
    XPEC Original
    Parfumerie Generale Tubereuse Couture
    Le Labo Vanille 44...
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    Re: What Is Your Most Wanted Fragrance?

    I would like some:
    Roja & Diaghilev by Roja Dove
    Vacanses by Jean Patou
    Jardenia and the Tubereuse one from JAR
    Suzuro by Shiseido
  30. Thread: Soapy Citrus

    by pelle
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    Re: Soapy Citrus

    Thirding Floris No 89
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    Re: Niche help here, I am on the hunt

    XPEC Original
    MPG Parfum d´Habit
    Tauer Incense Rosé
    Guerlain Derby
    Armani Prive Bois d´Encens
    Montale Greyland
    Hermes Vetiver Tonka
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Prada Cuir Ambre
    l´Artisan Parfumeur...
  32. Re: Swap:Amouage, Lutens, C & S, Hammam Bouquet, vintage Balmains, Armani Privé... - lots of disc./r

    Updated! Stuff added to WL.
  33. Re: Swap:Amouage, Lutens, C & S, Hammam Bouquet, vintage Balmains, Armani Privé... - lots of disc./r

    Updated!
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    Re: Running out of ideas for summer citrus Help !

    I am really not a citrus guy, but yesterday I bought one:

    YSL pour homme. Fantastic stuff. Other citrus oriented (with lavender) taht I like are Mouchoir de Monsieur and Ungaro ll.
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    Poll: Re: The Best Of These Caron's

    Alpona
    French Cancan
    Infini

    and also:
    Acaciosa
    Narcisse Noir
    Farnesiana
    Pois de Senteur
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    Poll: Re: The Best Of These Caron's

    Voted En Avion but could have chosen three or five others. Brillian house.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite lavender?

    I chose Royal Scottish Lavender and A Taste of Heaven, and on "other" I´d say Mouchoir de Monsieur and Ungaro II. And the new from Cartier - L´Heure Verteuese.
  38. Thread: Carnation

    by pelle
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    Re: Carnation

    Not sure about the clove, but my favourite carnation is another one from Caron: Poivre. Or the EdT version Coup de Fouet.
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    Re: Introduce me to Guerlain

    Among their more accessible "male" offerings I *like* but don´t love Habit Rouge and Vetiver, but I find them totally striking quality wise. I´m just not in the mood for these two that often....
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    Re: Introduce me to Guerlain

    Among their more accessible "male" offerings I *like* but don´t love Habit Rouge and Vetiver, but I find them totally striking quality wise. I´m just not in the mood for these two that often....
  41. Thread: Cologne du 68.

    by pelle
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    Re: Cologne du 68.

    I believe the one from 2002 shows the wrong bottle, and should be a different scent altogether. I have a bee bottle of No 68 and it is the same scent as Attrape Coeur and Guet Apens - this same scent...
  42. Thread: The Houses with

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    Re: The Houses with

    Comme des Garcons
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    Re: ***top 10*** 2012.

    In no order:

    Knize Ten (+ Golden Edition) - Knize
    Liu - Guerlain
    Shalimar Ode a la Vanille sur le Route de Madagascar - Guerlain
    Bois des Iles - Chanel
    Cuir de Russie - Chanel
    Rubj Parfum -...
  44. Thread: Favorite Opening

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    Re: Favorite Opening

    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur, Shalimar, Attrape Coueur.
    Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia
    Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle
    Montale Blue Amber
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    Re: Jubilation XXV or Jubilation 25

    25.
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    Re: Suggest me my orange blossom

    Azemour les Orangers by Parfum d´Empire
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    Re: Coriolan - some similarities ??

    I think Amouage Dia Man and Dorissima Narciss is somewhat similar. Not cheap or easy to find though...
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    Re: Mint/vanilla, Mint/chocolate, Mint/candy

    Hi Mike!

    I suggest you seek out Geranium pour Monsieur by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle.

    If you reside in Stockholm COW perfumery has it.

    Good luck!
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    Re: Soft sweet dewy 'boozy' fragrance

    Feminit'e du Bois by Serge Lutens is my suggestion.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 19, 2012

    Whips & Roses
    By Kerosene (from a borrowed decant)
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    Re: Today I bought - November 2012

    I bought both bottles in a small perfumery in Amsterdam. No such bottles left now though... The No 68 is the same fragrance as Guet Apens/Attrape Coeur but was only available as No68 for a short...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

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    Re: Today I bought - November 2012

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    Re: SOTD: Friday 16th of November

    "What's that like?"

    Although I really like Blue Amber, it sometimes gets a little too sweet and linear (ok - it sweetens over time) so I thought I could make it a little more interesting with some...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 16th of November

    Montale Blue Amber
    with a dash of
    Serge Lutens MKK
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 6 November

    Jean Patou "1000" EdP.

    And to learn more about the house: some vintage Joy EdT on the other hand.
  57. Re: Swap:Amouage, Lutens, C & S, Hammam Bouquet, vintage Balmains, Armani Privé... - lots of disc./r

    121106:
    Added to WL.
    Added swap bottles.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Le Labo Rose 31
    By Kilian A Taste of Heaven
    Amouage Memoir Man
    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
    Serge Lutens MKK
  59. Re: What 10 Samples Would You Give a Newbie Interested in Exploring Frags?

    Guerlain Mitsouko EdP
    Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Chanel Cuir de Russie
    Chanel No 19 EdT
    Chanel Egoiste
    Marc Jacobs Bang
    Hermes Eau d´Hermes
    Hermes Terre d´Hermes
    Kiehl´s Musk...
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    Re: Top Five Designer Exclusives :)

    Ooh too many!

    Bois des Iles
    Cuir de Russie
    31 rue Cambon
    No 22
    Coromandel

    - - - Updated - - -
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    Re: your favourite scent from Serge Lutens?

    Agree, although I do wear it. I would throw in Iris Silver Mist too. And Feminité du Bois.
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    Re: Which one: Cuir Mauresque or ELDO Rien?

    Exactly!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 27th of October

    I am usually not a fan of layering, but I kind of like the concept of spraying two fragrances on different parts. This way you get random whiffs of the fragrances, and more or less "blended"...
    ...
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    Re: Men Gardenia perfumes

    I am not sure about the classification thing, but my top four are

    Michael Storer Stephanie
    Tom Ford Velvet Gardenia
    Guerlain Cruel Gardenia
    JAR Jardenia
  65. Moving - frags to storage. Which to keep: smell & display?

    I am going to move soon, but before that I have to sell my flat. For this I need to take some photos of my (small) flat and also prepare to show it for possible buyers.

    One thing I´ve learnt from...
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    Re: Does anything remind you of Egoiste?

    This. I´m not sure how much the 200 ml bottles cost nowadays, but it COULD be an option, especially if you want it for evereday use.
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    Re: Best 'openings' of all time?

    I agree with forfreddie on Tubereuse Criminelle and add SMN Nostalgia.
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    Re: Your favorite top 3 Diptyque fragrances?

    Opone
    Philosykos
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

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    The last weeks:

    Knize:
    Knize Ten
    Knize Ten Golden Edition
    Serge Lutens:
    Ambre Sultan
    De Profundis
  70. Re: Opinions on a more masculine Poivre 23 for winter

    Yes!

    Or Memoir Man too? One of my favourites, incensey and with a dry peppery gourmand aspect...
  71. Re: Opinions on a more masculine Poivre 23 for winter

    How about Poivre by Caron?
  72. Re: Serge Lutens - Une Voix Noire: new fragrance (gardenia perfume)

    Tried it yesterday.

    I had high hopes for this as I love (some) gardenia perfumes. But to me it seemed a little boring - wearable and nice though. I missed the dirty parts, both indoles and "blue...
  73. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    drseid: I seem to have picked only classics from your list... And be aware there are lots of stuff I´d die to try - several of the Micallefs, Genghis Khan, Halston z-14, Oud Louban...

    Chanel...
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    Re: Top Complimented Fall Frags

    Montale Greyland
  75. Re: Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    Part 1:

    1. How old are you? 39
    2. Male or female? MALE
    3. Are you an introvert (enjoy time alone) or an extrovert (outgoing and social)? INTROVERT
    4. Do you like to be unique, or do you like to...
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    Re: Some niche advice please

    Patricia de Nicolai:
    Baladin

    Serge Lutens:
    MKK
    Tubereuse Criminelle
    Feminité Du Bois
    Ambre Sultan

    Keiko Mecheri:
  77. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    I´ll do you! And nobody will get skipped...

    Great wardrobe by the way, and difficult to pick only five...


    Helmut Lang Helmut Lang Woman

    Hermès Hermèssence Poivre Samarcande

    Maison...
  78. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    Hi misterjuiceman! Welcome to BN!

    That´s a really great sample selection you got there, I hope several will turn out as full bottles soon.


    My vote goes to:

    Serge Lutens Les Salons du...
  79. Poll: Re: Your Choice of 1 Scent from Tom Ford Private Blend

    I vouted Oud Wood, but Bois Morocain might be as good (I have only tried it once). The only bottle I´ve found FBW so far though is Velvet Gardenia...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

    By Kilian Cruel Intentions
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    Re: Boy finds treasured vomit - google it!

    Agree - that would be useful when you´re diving into the Creed price range. :)
  82. Thread: Bal d`Afrique

    by pelle
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    Re: Bal d`Afrique

    It´s my favourite of the line, and I´ve always found it similar (and not a s good as) Vetiver Tonka by Hermes. BdA is nice but please try VT too...
  83. Re: Lily Of The Valley - dark, deep, dramatic - suggestions?

    Thanks for the suggestions!

    Some of the frags I have samples of (Debut, Midnight in Paris, Lys Mediterranee, Pois de Senteur) and I have to retry them as I don´t recall any prominent Lily of the...
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    Re: Iris: Have I Missed Anything?

    I LOVE this one. It reminds me of Iris Pallida but deeper and a little sweeter and with more layers...

    I also recommend Prada Iris, from the parfum collection. It has clear similarities with the...
  85. Lily Of The Valley - dark, deep, dramatic - suggestions?

    I am currently wearing some vintage Diorissimo EdT and find it quite gorgeous. I really like the oily-rubbery effect I get especially in the beginning. And now I want more... Preferably darker,...
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    Re: The smell of rain...

    Guerlain Apres l´Onde for a garden after rain.
    Comme des Garçons Skai or Tar (don´t remember which) for an urban take.

    Welcome to BN!
  87. Re: Cuir de Russie doesn't seem to work on me....other leathers in the same category?

    Not the easiest to obtain, but Prada Cuir Ambre might be what you´re looking for...
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    Re: Looking for a floral

    XPEC for men.
  89. Thread: Guerlain Derby

    by pelle
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    Re: Guerlain Derby

    I agree! Maybe Equipage feels a little colder and has more carnation but it is the closest match for me so far.
  90. Re: What am i missing from my wardrobe in the Creed Department???

    Royal Scottish Lavender
    Fleur de The Rose Bulgarie
    Vetiver ´48
    Windsor
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    I got Midnight Violet among other things in a swap with a Canadian parfumista. I am very happy :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    14914


    By Kilian Cruel Intentions
    Ava Luxe Midnight Violet
    Keiki Mecheri Genie des Bois
    Chanel vintage Bois des Iles
    Bond No 9 Fire Island
    Tom Ford Velvet Gardenia
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    Re: Today I Bought - July 2012

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    By Kilian Cruel Intentions
    Ava Luxe Midnight Violet
    Keiki Mecheri Genie des Bois
    Chanel vintage Bois des Iles
    Bond No 9 Fire Island
    Tom Ford Velvet Gardenia

    plus large decants of:
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    Re: Favorite Rainy Day Perfumes?

    Spring: Guerlain Apres l' Onde
    Summer: Chanel Beige
    Autumn: Divine L' homme Sage
    Winter: Annik Goutal Encens Flamboyant
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    Re: Based on the stuff in my signature...

    Amouage Memoir Man
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    Re: SoTD Saturday 8, July 2012

    SotD: Amouage Lyric Man
    SotE: Amouage Jubilation 25
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    Re: Recommendations based on my personality...

    Hi and welcome!

    I am just giving my sample of Amouage Jubilation 25 (the women´s version) a first proper test. To me it is a chypre, rather similar to Mitsouko but with the sadness removed by...
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    Re: What masculines resembles smoke?

    +1. Sweet smoke from burning wood.
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    Re: Sotd: Saturday, June 30, 2012

    Guerlain Apres l´Onde
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    Re: Can someone profile me....:-)

    Hej Matz!

    Since you live in Stockholm I will try to give some scent advice that are available in Stockholm...

    Portrait of a Lady and Vetiver Extraordinaire from Malle (Cow Perfumery)

    Vetiver...
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