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    Re: Semi-blind bought AdP Oud, what to expect?

    It's a beautiful rendition of oud. Fresh citrus coriander oud, this one is intoxicating.
    Plus, it just refuses to die and stays on skin for a long time (Puts most edps to shame) :)
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    Re: There's something about Silver Mountain Water

    I love the smell.. have two decants as well. The only thing preventing me from getting a full bottle is its performance :(
  3. Re: Fragrance went from "I like it well enough to buy it" to "get this off of me!"

    Happened with me as well.. esp with designers that I 'liked' early on.
  4. Re: On the hunt for "Five Star" fragrances. All because I bought a book! HAIAHA!

    While it is a good starting point to test out fragrances... however it is five star only to their nose.
    Those scents which for me is a five star will be different from what they consider to be a...
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    Re: Blind Buy Success!

    I did a blind buy of this as well. Amazing frag.. renders Tuscan Leather redundant when you consider the price factor as its 95% similar to TL, except maybe for the opening, wherein La Yuqawam has a...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Amouage Opus VI
    Sospiro Wardasina
    TF Oud Wood
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    TF Tuscan Leather
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    Re: What are the best rose scents?

    Sospiro Wardasina
    F.Malle Portrait of a lady
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    Re: Why is Silver Mountain Water so underrated?

    I'm not sure if one can classify it as underrated, but in comparison to its more talked about cousins, it doesn't receive that much of a limelight.
    It does get its fair share of love and respect in...
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    Re: Creed Aventus vs. Amouage Reflection Man

    Try both before buying.
    I would choose Aventus.
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    Poll: Re: The Best in Byredo

    Try out Black Saffron if possible, I guess you'll like it the most amongst the Byredo range.
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    Poll: Re: The Best in Byredo

    Best byredo for me, is Black Saffron.
    Raspberry, leather and saffron constitutes this one.
    Pulp is also a good one, although not that versatile. Wouldn't want to smell like a ripe fruit basket...
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    Re: New Olfactive Studio - Ombre Indigo!

    Good to know. I've taken part in a split for it, really curious about it now :)
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    Re: New Olfactive Studio - Ombre Indigo!

    Really wish to try this one.. and the color looks fantastic.
    How does this perform on you guys?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Two sprays from my decant bottle lasts me through the day at work. Anything more becomes nuclear in the office.
    13W01 batch. I just wish it weren't that fruity.
  15. Poll: Re: TF's Tuscan Leather vs. Acqua di Parma's Colonia Leather

    For the lovers of TL, please try rasasi's La yuqawam.
    Its the closest one can get as a TL for a reasonable price.
    Extremely strong and potent, just like TL..
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    Re: Best blind buy from the amouage range

    Reflection man was the worst blind buy for me. Had to rub it off and it wouldn't go away, had a headache for a long time. Glad I only bought a decant.
    I can see Jub XXV as a good blind buy, however,...
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    Re: Phaedon Tabac Rouge..

    If you love tv, there's very little chance that you wouldnt like TR.
    In terms of similarity, I would say 80% similar to tv, tv takes the vanilla route while tr takes the honey route. Performance...
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    Re: Looking for Tom Ford Private Blends

    Bump...

    For noir de noir and plum japonais. Oud wood too.
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    Re: Urban cyclist scent recommendation?

    I kind of imagine green irish tweed working well in your case.
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    Re: Best London Airport Duty Free Fragrances

    Sorry to bump this thread like this, but is world duty free the only store there at heathrow which has the tom fords at discount? Are there other stores as well for the tom fords?
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    Re: Looking for Tom Ford Private Blends

    Bumpp... Looking for byredo bal d'afrique
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    Re: Looking for Tom Ford Private Blends

    Bump... Also, partials of git welcome..
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    Looking for Tom Ford Private Blends

    Hi,

    I'm looking for full/partial bottles of Noir de noir, Plum japonais.
    Preferably 50 ml (1.7 oz) bottle or 100 ml bottle with box.
    Shipping to conus.

    Thanks!
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    Re: Tuscan Leather appreciation thread.

    Sorry to bump this up like this, but i've been looking to buy tuscan leather (either 50 ml or 100 ml) in its bottle (not a decant).
    Can anyone help me in finding a good deal for it? Would like the...
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    Re: Chanel's coromandel

    There's a lot of white chocolate in it. Dior Homme and all are much more masculine than coromandel per se.
    I find it very hard to carry it off.
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    Re: The very best clones

    Mont Blanc Individuel - Original Santal
    Mugler cologne - Original Vetiver / Neroli Portofino
    Meharees - Musc Ravageur
    Dolcelisir - Ambre Narguile
    Perry ellis 360 red - ADG

    and many many more...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thank you caferacer!

    Btw, found this on ebay, seller has high rating and volume.
    ...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Looking to buy a 4oz GIT, can it be found for below 140 usd ? I'm not sure if I'm looking at the right places..
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    Re: Dior Bois d'Argent - great scent but......

    Never tried this one. Is it similar to any other mainstream fragrance? The op mentioned a similarity to dhi's drydown?
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    Re: Am I tainted by Sycomore?

    I'm in the same boat as you are
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    Re: Current aventus batch at beauty encounter?

    Why not wait till u get it since you've already ordered it.
    Enjoy your purchase :)
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    Re: Guerlain l'homme Ideal bottle.

    The juice color looks nice.
    Hoping to see a front facing pic soon and some information on the notes.
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    Re: Dior "Homme" - Marketing over Manliness

    Dhi is one of my favourites. I do not consider this to be more feminine than masculine. Depends on how you carry it off and whether it suits you as a person and your nature(tastes vary). Adore the...
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    Sticky: Re: Fake Creed Aventus

    How does it smell like?
  35. Re: Creed GIT or alternate bleu de channel and platinum egoiste

    My vote goes to both git and bdc.
    However, how is the longevity of both , compared to one another?
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    haha! If only the rumours were true
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    Re: How much Bleu de Chanel?

    3 sprays from my bottle does the trick. Four becomes heavy.
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport suggestions

    Thank you red! :)
    I wish ahs lasted long on me. Unfortunately it is a fleeting one on me, and so in that case this one wouldn't remain long on me.
    As much as i like a scent, it's a shame when it...
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    Re: Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport suggestions

    Dont mean to hijack this thread, but how does the cologne perform as compared to ahs in terms of longevity and projection?

    Also, does this cologne smell similar to dior homme cologne( don't like...
  40. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/1/14): Terre d`Hermes vs Boss Bottled

    As a fruit- Apple.
    As a perfume comparison - TDH by miles.
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    Re: Next Purchase: MI, DH, or GIT

    I think GIT would be better at this point. Spring time and all.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel - does this look authentic?

    As it is, we have so many fakes here in India. It's hard to find reliable discount sources here. I would rather go to the chanel boutique and buy from there than to risk buying a questionable scent...
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    Re: Sharing stories/experiences!

    hahaha! nice story!
    Though honestly, didn't your head get heavy with all that ?
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    How many sprays do you use while testing?
    That would help in judging the longevity and projection.
  45. Re: [DHI] Just when you thought you had seen it all....

    Maybe because their reformulations are just as good , if not better. I prefer the reformulated versions of DHI and DHS as compared to the originals.
    Majority of the reformulations by other houses...
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    Re: Best website to purchase Creed GIT??

    Join the facebook groups where people sell their bottles and all. Git is often seen for 110-140 $ for a 4 oz bottle.
    Else you can check fragrancenet. Plus if you can host a split or get in on one,...
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    Re: A Vetiver For Every Season

    Is sycomore preferred for winter over summer? I think it could do good for summer as well.
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud CHEESE SMELL ?

    Cheese ? No.

    Had a tester sample, sprayed some today.
    Very strong fragrance. Great longevity and projection. But, I hate the scent.
    Smoky, medicinal, animalic oud. And it's causing a headache....
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Oh, sorry. My bad. But that's still a great deal :)
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Royal oud is frequently found for 130-170 dollars for 120 ml on facebook groups.
    Same goes for all other creeds.
    No point paying retail for creeds.
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Bond-No-9/The-Scent-of-Peace-for-Him-20551.html

    May i suggest trying this one out too :)
    Its a recent release by bond and seems to be getting good reviews
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    Re: What is the worst Dior fragrance

    Dislike: Eau sauvage original, fahrenheit 32, fahrenheit absolute, dune.

    Adore: DH,DHI,DHS,Fahrenheit,ESP.

    Meh: rest of them.
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Haha, okay i get it.
    All these samples itself mustve cost a lot if you bought them from websites like stc, tpc etc.
    Its a pity that your first part thread is not available, only one page is...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Commendable work on the reviews!
    When will you start purchasing full bottles ? I'm guessing you'll keep on sampling and later on will be tempted to buy them all.
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    Re: Really Disappointed - Dior Homme Intense :-(

    Adore DHI and love its drydown. My most used fragrance in winter. Niche quality at a designer price and i find it much more versatile than lidge.
    I find lidge to be a mature scent and didnt get...
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    Re: Pure Malt 2013 Edition ?

    I found the 2013 one to be very sweet. Haven't had a chance to test much, so cannot speak about the longevity.
    How is the longevity and projection of the creation 2013 edition?
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    Re: YSL Homme Sport ???

    I thought the original l'homme smelled like a sporty active fragrance itself. Original had pathetic longevity, cannot imagine what this sport 'lighter' flanker would be like in terms of performance.
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Your thread is an amazing read! Had a nice time reading your reviews. I can only wish for you to keep sampling and reviewing. :)
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    Re: Does anyone else strongly dislike Terre D'Hermes?

    I admire TDH as a scent, its a work of art. The first time i smelled it, it reminded me of dry earth (bitter citrus). When i sniffed it after few months, i didnt like it as much. The dirty bitter...
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    Re: Fake Azzaro Chrome (pics included)?

    30 ml fake, that too of chrome? I don't think so.
    Plus, Chrome does smell like soap to me!
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    Re: What does everyone else smell like?

    Cool water and ADG mostly.
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    Re: Dior Fahrenheit Pure Parfum

    Somehow the current formulation of Fahrenheit doesn't seem to last long on me. I had high hopes for this one, being a parfum concentration. But after reading the above reviews and impressions and...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute , thoughts ?

    Am I the only one who doesn't like this? :lipsrsealed:
    I found this to be a bit too strong (in a dark manner) and couldn't imagine myself wearing it. I don't know what it was in it that made me...
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    Re: Your thoughts on Black XS L'exces

    Tried it once, was okay. Neither too bad, nor too good. The opening was better than the drydown.
    Though to be honest, I don't really remember how it smelled actually except for the top notes which i...
  65. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    When I first tried Blue, I wasn't too impressed. It smelled a bit too generic though a good quality generic, as compared to the likes of egoiste, pour monsieur at the chanel counter. However, after...
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    Re: Considering a blind buy of Chanel Pour Monsieur

    I wish CPM orginal had better longevity ! Its a fantastic scent, no wonder it is so highly ranked even now. However, its a shame it doesn't last long. I've held back my decision to purchase it...
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    Re: Yves Saint Laurent Edition Art.

    I don't find any art in it. The original bottles are way better, or for that matter, artistic?
  68. Re: Guerlain LIDGE : the first and the last (blind test)

    Ohh, alright. I would be very interested in knowing the differences with regards to the current version of fahrenheit.
  69. Re: Guerlain LIDGE : the first and the last (blind test)

    I seem to be in the same situation as you for LIDGE.
  70. Re: Guerlain LIDGE : the first and the last (blind test)

    +1 to that! I would really be interested to know about the formulations of Fahrenheit.
    And not to forget, thank you for the article!
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    Re: S O T D : Monday, January 20, 2014.

    DHI + one spray of Bleu de Chanel.
  72. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Intense, L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme, Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris EDP

    DHI and MiP should work better comparatively on younger (relative figure) men and I can imagine LIDGE working well on slightly older men.
    I Love DHI, and like MiP and LIDGE, but I always reach out...
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    Re: Need something Aquatic that can last

    I would suggest ADG Essenza
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    Re: Starter fragrance for an 18 yr. old guy...

    Hi,
    You could try out Allure Homme sport, Allure homme sport edition blanche, ADG, Cool water, Aqva, Bleu de chanel.
    Any of these, if you and your budget approves, will be good for you imo.
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    Re: Best Indian Websites to Shop

    Jabong has a nice collection as of now, snapdeal.com also has a decent collection. Flipkart I feel is a bit overpriced.
    Any idea if places like shoppersstop ever do discounts during sale season in...
  76. Re: Hello everyone, introduction and need suggestions!

    Thank you guys for your responses :D
    You guys are so helpful!
    Okay, so Play Intense isn't good on longevity it seems as per the feedback :(
    I'll surely check out fahrenheit, it seems interesting...
  77. Re: Hello everyone, introduction and need suggestions!

    Thank you for the wonderful responses :)
    Unfortunately, Nautica Voyage didnt last long on me.
    Haven't tried Platinum Egoiste, isn't it a mature frag?
    Anyone else with some more information in...
  78. Re: L'eau d'issey Pour Homme "experts"...Is it my skin or the Bottle?

    It projects for 2 hours on me,and then becomes a skin scent for 4-6 hours.
  79. Re: Hello everyone, introduction and need suggestions!

    I thought about that and asked one of my friends few days back, even they couldn't smell it after 2 hours.
    My skin isn't exactly the dry type, its more of oily (atleast my face and neck).
    Any...
  80. Hello everyone, introduction and need suggestions!

    Hello everyone.
    I've been lurking around this forum for a few days,and I could see that we have such an amazing community over here :smiley:
    I haven't posted much yet since I'm really new to...
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    Re: Best Indian Websites to Shop

    Hello Guys,
    I'm new to the forum and I'm from New Delhi.
    As for the websites, I've bought perfumes from yebhi.com and jabong.com.
    Good price and one can use coupons sometimes to reduce the price....
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