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    Re: Need two fragrances for the summer

    Guerlain Homme L'Eau got a lot of wearing from me this past summer.
    You might want to looking at adding a vetiver dominant fragrance to your collection too.
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    Re: Arran Aromatics vetiver : so popular ?

    Stranger again if you read the only review on this fragrance. The poster in question appears to have experience with the ancillary products but not the EDT itself.
    I must admit I find such use of...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    Houbigant - Fougere Royale
    HdP 1725
    Gendarme - Gendarme
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    Re: Which formulations Mr. Turin ??

    I enjoyed reading his books, just as I enjoy reading the reviews and opinions of people here on BN and elsewhere. They are just the opinions and suggestions of others though at the end of day. Only I...
  5. Re: Nicola´ Perfumes: New York vs. Pour Homme

    I think New York is more consistently appealing. Pour Homme for me is one that requires the stars to be suitably aligned, as yes the lavender is potent and it has the potential to rub you the wrong...
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    Re: How often do you wear a fragrance?

    Twice a day, morning and evening. Often this will be different fragrances but sometimes I will reapply my SotD.
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    Re: Good fragrances for Jury Duty

    Hot Water
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    I've had a quiet year and not purchased anything since March until now. New to my collection this month;
    Cartier Roadster
    Mont Blanc Individuel
    Guerlain Homme L'Eau

    And my first from L'Artisan...
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    Re: SOTD 14th May 2013, TUESDAY

    This week the rain finally seems to have arrived to break the big dry. Today for me was PdE Eau de Gloire. This one has quietly become one of my most worn.:thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD, Monday May 13th, 2013

    Morning all!
    SotD Burberry London.
    SotE Kyoto
    Have a great week everyone
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 12th May 2012

    SotD Fou d'Absinthe
    SotE Caron Pour un Homme
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday May 11, 2013

    Good morning/day/evening to all. My Saturday SotD was Czech & Speake Cuba
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    Re: SOTDŚFriday, May 10, 2013

    Friday greetings. SotD Roadster Sport. SotE HdP 1740 Marquis de Sade
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday 9th May 2013

    Wishing all you rather pleasant folk a fine Thursday. For me today it was Givenchy Les Parfums Mythiques Vetyver.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, May 8th 2013

    Have a great day everyone!
    For me today it was Crabtree & Evelyn Sienna
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday May 5th, 2013

    Good morning! My Sunday SotD was Houbigant Duc de Vervins. SotE, Serge Lutens Fourreau Noir.
  17. Re: Review of Ciel Man by Amouage and thoughts on MiN New York

    Good to see some love for Ciel Man. I always pack a sample of this on my vacations as it works so well in the heat. Try it on a hot day and I don't think you will be disappointed.
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 04th May, 2013

    Good night for those who it is still Saturday.
    My Sotd was Tea for Two
    SotE Iris Silver Mist
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    Re: SotD: Friday 3rd May, '13

    Have a great Friday everyone. SotD C&E West Indian Lime.
    SotE Mon N˙mero 10, thanks for the sample Whitefluffy!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 2nd of May 2013

    Rive Gauche pour Homme
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 01.May.2013

    Today I'm sporting Allure Homme Sport. Enjoy your Wednesday everyone!
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    Re: Best scent for a public hanging?

    HdP 1793 Tricoteuse
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th April 2013

    Hi all! Iris for me today too. Iris de Nuit
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 29th April 2013

    Egoiste this day
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 28th April 2013

    Finished a fine long weekend with Encre Noire. It has just started raining but the biggest dampener is tomorrow is Monday.
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 27th April 2013

    Enjoy your Saturday everyone! My SOTD was Route du Vetiver.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 26 April 2013

    Public holiday here yesterday so took a day off and made it into a four day weekend :smiley:. Perfect sunny 25C, so was out in the garden wearing Jardins de Kerylos.
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    Re: Amouage sample pass - Men & Women (CONUS)

    Thanks Genie Jeanie, though my analysis and description of fragrances is a bit amateur I may chime in with some thoughts. I'm a fan of Amouage but saddened to read that they may have fallen foul of...
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    Re: Amouage sample pass - Men & Women (CONUS)

    I'll be following this pass with great interest. Have fun!
  30. Re: How many do you have? Have you set a limit? Have you surpassed it?

    I once set a limit at 30 but am now over the 90 mark.

    I think I will find a balance between not having enough bottles and becoming over familiar with my favourites (got to maintain the buzz) and...
  31. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    mumsy, I will respectfully borrow your Cuir de Russie.
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    Re: The Forum Has Changed in the last 5 years

    Thankfully the MFD archive is there to read if you fancy a trip back to 2005.
    I guess BN has become a victim of it's own success. Many more people utiliise this forum now than in the past, many...
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    Re: DHI not what I expected

    This is why hype is what it is. Only your nose can decide.
    The Mumbai Elephant may well have the best cuisine in town, but if you don't like Indian food any number of other people's opinions aren't...
  34. Re: Looking for a Budget Friendly (dark, wet, incense, dirty) Fragrance

    Yes the whole CdG incense series is reasonably priced and worth a look.
  35. Re: "The price of a regular coffee. Yep, not even a cuppucino."

    Yeah ok massive stretch there. Still like many comparable products, clothes with a desirable label or expensive wine, it is no surprise that consumers are paying for massive markups, marketing and...
  36. Re: Do you keep fragrances in the hope that you will like them again?

    There is nothing in my collection that I hate but Platinum Egoiste tends to make me feel ill too often and I've considered giving up on it purely for that reason. It has gone to the back of the...
  37. Re: "The price of a regular coffee. Yep, not even a cuppucino."

    Paint and canvas is cheap too. I can't understand why they lock up the Louvre at night.

    Interesting read though.
  38. Re: if you went with 2 houses for life, what 2 would you pick ?

    Guerlain and Lutens for me
  39. Re: Which perfumes make men melt when you walk past?

    Vintage HCI would have me melting, but only the extrait version, batch number X01.
    I'm most susceptible on Thursday evening between 9pm and 10.45pm, after which I start getting a bit tired :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2013 edition

    Picked up some "vintage" 2010 Dior Homme. It seems strange using the word vintage but things change so often here it could mean anything older than last week.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    Picked up some "vintage" 2010 Dior Homme. It seems strange using the word vintage but things change so often here it could mean anything older than last week.
    ...
  42. Re: USPS' Perfume Crackdown March 1; No Air/Priority Shipments

    I've only just become aware of this and it certainly is disappointing. I have to question the timing of this sudden urgency to rigorously enforce what look to be long standing regulations.
    Given...
  43. Re: Reminiscence Paris- Anyone have much experience with this house?

    I recently discovered Noir too, a hidden gem. As hedonist alludes, the patchouli's seem well regarded.
  44. Re: can you recognize all the fragrances? [ masculine and feminine, but posted it here anyway :D ]

    The rooks are Profumi del Forte
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    Re: Today I Bought: February 2013

    Noir de Reminiscence
    http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k542/Ozjon701/Noirrem.jpg

    Citrus & Wood
    http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k542/Ozjon701/yardley.jpg
  46. Thread: Brut 33 notes

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    Re: Brut 33 notes

    If you feel that is the case then I guess it is aptly named
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    Re: Patchouli scent

    Welcome to Basenotes! :rolleyes: No need to apologise, your username does tend to indicate you are in the UK.
    Parfums de Nicolai Patchouli Intense (PdN Has a store in London)
    Givenchy Gentleman
  48. Re: Mini Pass: The Three Tuberoses of Histoires de Parfums

    Tubereuse Criminelle is certainly denser than these as you might expect from Serge Lutens and a harder wear I would say. VdCI is not a tobacco prominent scent either by any means but it lurks in the...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    A trio from Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier:

    Route du Vetiver
    Eau des Iles
    Iris Bleu Gris

    Thats me done for this year. Its been a good one for my collection, not to mention the samples, now to...
  50. Re: Mini Pass: The Three Tuberoses of Histoires de Parfums

    Hope you don't mind my butting in but this is an interesting pass you have going and it inspired me to give #1 Capricieuse a run as my SOD, with the other two dabbed on my arm for comparison. I'd...
  51. Re: Anyone who's from/visited London for fragrance

    No need to feel intimidated by the staff in Roja Dove's Aladdin's cave. I think they are just more respectful of your space than you might be used to, which as an Aussie I appreciated as I think we...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    HdP 1740
    HdP Ambre 114
    Pure Malt

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    Nice one! Hats off to you sir!
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    Re: If you could only own one Amouage...

    Limited to one I would pick Memoir Man but I would mourn for Jubilation XXV an Epic Man
  54. Re: serious question: convincing your loved ones you are not crazy

    Some of my loved ones think I'm crazy anyway so no matter. Seriously though, while it is unusual in many respects, collecting fragrances is actually quite a sensible and practical hobby compared to...
  55. Re: Article: EU to force change of formula for perfume classics

    Hey Brussels! 70% of people have a degree of lactose intolerance so why not ban cows too!?
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    Re: your favourite scent from Serge Lutens?

    Fille en Aiguilles and Borneo 1834 depending on the day.
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    My purchases over recent weeks
    Guerlain - Arsene Lupin, Chamade Pour Homme, Derby, L'Ame d'un Heros, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Songe d'un Bois d'Ete
    Parfums de Nicolai - Vie de Chateau...
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    Re: Best Iris fragrance, please help

    That song makes me think of driving home on deserted streets at 4am
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    Re: Best Iris fragrance, please help

    Lol, I am ill today but no. Nothing wrong with a bit of melancholy as long as it isn't habitual. I've not tried IP, nor ISM which I'm keen to try, must look for IP then. The song is Yet Another...
  60. Re: in my mind i always thought Gucci PH was one of the "big ones"....wow, surprised

    I'm loving GPH I (2003) and GPH II. Also like the seriously solid bottles too, would make great paper weights
  61. Re: Terre d'Hermes, Guerlain Vetiver, or Chanel Sycomore? Which should I buy?

    Another good one, but I'd still take Sycomore
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    Re: Best Iris fragrance, please help

    Yeah I love it, one of the top ten in my collection. It is my black shirt frag as I'm always inclined to want to wear black. For me it has a bit of melancholy about but it in a good way.
    There is a...
  63. Thread: Roses

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    Re: Roses

    No 88. Rose is a very hit and miss note for me.
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    Re: Best Iris fragrance, please help

    I find it interesting that comments generally seem to be that Iris de Nuit is delicate and faint. I must be fortunate but this stuff just works on me, lasts all day and pretty strongly with it.
  65. Re: Terre d'Hermes, Guerlain Vetiver, or Chanel Sycomore? Which should I buy?

    I own and love all three but Sycomore for me is a full 5 stars, GV and TdH (I have the parfum) I give 4 stars. Some people comment that they find the ISO E Super in TdH a bit grating but I don't find...
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    Re: First post with unsolicited compliment story

    Good story. I think I may have got my first compliment recently too. ═ was in an office with a female colleague when a second female colleague walked in and said 'someone smells terrific in here'....
  67. Re: Serge Lutens Bell Jars at Barney's...for $290

    There are a lot of uneducated consumers out there and retailers are going to advantage of that. I'm often astounded by some of the retail prices I've seen here in Oz. AUD$200 for 50ml Fille en...
  68. Re: perfumes which have 'pretentious' notes listed

    Glasses down people we have a winner. The only thing that died at the feet of this figure was my lunch.
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    Re: What are your must have top five Colognes?

    Interesting to see what people were favoring back in 2008. Pity the librarian mafia were on the poor guys case about not using the search function though. Also surprised there hasn't been a 'don't...
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    Re: Best British Cologne

    I'll second C&S Neroli. I recently wore my sample out in the heat of Singapore and it worked a treat. Will spring for a bottle one day.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    Nice one, my current favourite from SL
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    Gucci Pour Homme II
  73. Re: Histoire de parfums - the sales winners are noir patchouli and amber 114........

    Ambre 114, 1740, 1725 are my top 3
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    Re: List your collection (male

    All it would take would be for hednic to list all 1324 full bottles in his collection to bring this thread to an end. If it were me I'd be sorry I asked.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Cologne Fake?

    Mine has the tag and a serial number on the box but not the bottle. Smells great and no issues with longevity. I wouldn't be concerned.
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    Re: Going to Paris!

    Great read there alfarom, very useful info, thanks.
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    Re: Devin or Havana?

    Havana
  78. Re: What is "the best" comme des garšons ever , mention just one (1 ),,,????

    Kyoto is my favorite but I tend to wear Sequoia and Vettiveru more often. So many from the house I haven't yet tried though.
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    Poll: Re: Why most BN reviews are positive

    I think the majority of frags you find on the shelf at least smell reasonable so are likely to get at least a neutral rating from me. Personally if given a choice between Lynx (Axe) body spray and...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    Ormonde Man

    http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k542/Ozjon701/ormondeman.jpg
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    Poll: Re: Amouage Bottle Design: Old vs New

    I prefer the new bottles for men and the old style for women.
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    Re: 1000th post and favourites

    Congrats on your 1000th Koala
  83. Re: Basenotes favorites that you hate... Hated that you love?

    Dislike:
    Domenico Caraceni 1913
    Like
    C&S Cuba
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    Re: A Fragrance Story for Today...

    Good story IG, you must have a great nose. I'm still at the "I know that scent but can't be sure what it is" stage.
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    Re: What's the ultimate Alpha Male scent?

    Here is an Alpha Male. I reckon it would be something pretty skanky.

    http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k542/Ozjon701/Alpha.jpg
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    It depends
    http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k542/Ozjon701/Mask.jpg
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    Re: Amouage Interlude and Amouage Beloved

    Superb looking bottle
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Crabtree & Evelyn Sienna
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Bvlgari Black
    Bvlgari Pour Homme
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Cool Water. $23 for 125ml, bargain
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    Re: Just step away from the counter...

    I always vowed to stop at around 30 bottles, I was dreaming. When I feel i have crossed the line between collecting and hoarding or when I start looking at buying furniture as I've run out out...
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    Re: New Guerlain Vetiver

    The new Guerlain has found a place in my small collection of vetivers. I prefer it to the ribbed bottle which I did try a number of times, but as a non-smoker the tobacco note always struck me as a...
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Givenchy Vetyver
    Aramis Havana
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    Re: Wardrobe EXTREMES!!!

    Most Expensive: Amouage Epic Man
    Least Expensive: Shulton Old Spice Leather

    Brightest scent: PdN Cedrat Intense
    Darkest scent: Heeley Iris de Nuit (I find this quite sombre, but terrific)
    ...
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    Re: What is your most used fragrance?

    Grey Vetiver
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    Poll: Re: Best from Tom Ford

    The only one I own and love is Grey Vetiver, of the few others I've tried I also liked Oud Wood. A SA once tried to spray paint me with TV and I still haven't quite recovered, maybe I'll revisit that...
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    Re: The best men's rose scent?

    I find scents with dominant rose notes to be more miss than hit for me. Still, some I do like are No.88, Black Aoud (and numerous associated Montale cousins) and Black Tie.
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2012

    Caron Pour un Homme
    Caron Le 3' Homme
    Dior Homme Intense (new)
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    Re: Your favourite Serge Luten...

    Fille en Aiguilles
    Borneo 1834
    Tubereuse Criminelle
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    Re: What is your favorite fragrance of all time

    This week I would have to say Sycomore. Next week though??
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