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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015

    Guerlain COLOGNE DU PARFUMEUR

    Decant just arrived, so, you know, excitement in the air, all that.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2015

    Guerlain COLOGNE DU PARFUMEUR
    Heeley IRIS DE NUIT
    L'Artisan FOU D'ABSINTHE

    Decants, not full bottles; but the excitement they bring is just as, uh, exciting. :smiley:
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    Re: Today I bought...September 2015

    Guerlain COLOGNE DU PARFUMEUR
    Heeley IRIS DE NUIT
    L'Artisan FOU D'ABSINTHE
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st September, 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: Most worn in August 2015

    Terve, tigrushka!

    25 different fragrances for me this month, distributed as follows:

    Sel Marin -- 4x
    Vettiveru -- 3x
    La Fin du Monde, Mugler Cologne, Timbuktu -- 2x
    20 others -- 1x
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    Re: What to sample next? (Niche houses)

    HEELEY
    *Iris de Nuit
    *Sel Marin

    NICOLAI
    If you like uplifting/bracing colognes, two great ones are:
    *Cologne Sologne
    *L'Eau Mixte
  7. Re: What was your first fragrance that you bought for yourself that was marketed for women?

    Etat Libre d'Orange's JASMIN ET CIGARETTE. And since then a couple of others.

    Everybody's brain is different. Why can I wear Black Orchid, Jasmin et Cigarette, & Tubereuse Couture, yet Dior...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 31th, 2015

    L'Artisan's DZONGKHA
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 30th August 2015

    CdG VETTIVERU
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    SOTE: Heeley IRIS DE NUIT
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    Eau de Rochas Homme
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    Re: SOTD Friday 28th August 2015

    Bond No. 9 BLEECKER STREET
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th August 2015

    Comme des Garçons 3

    Ah, you are so strange. So interesting! (Don't know why things are suddenly coming out in Pepe LePew voice.)
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    Re: Good deep spice scent?

    See if you can sample Le Labo Vetiver 46. It's got cloves, smoke, incense, spiciness (not cinnamon exactly) -- all kinds of autumnal and winter and Christmasy goodness. Like I said, not really...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 27th August 2015

    Le Labo IRIS 39
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26th August 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 25th August 2015

    Re-sampling Divine L'HOMME DE COEUR
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24th August 2015

    Diptyque TAM DAO
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    Poll: Re: Official Dior Sauvage Poll

    Consider including "Haven't smelled it yet" as a voting option next time if you'd like more thorough/meaningful results.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd August 2015

    Etat Libre's LA FIN DU MONDE
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 22nd August 2015

    SOTE: Comme de Garçons VETTIVERU
  22. Re: Daughter "graduating" from Daisy, any suggestions?

    I'll add another vote for Prada Candy, or Prada Candy L'Eau if it's still around. My 15-yr-old daughter graduated from Daisy to those. :smiley:
  23. Re: What fragrance would you buy for around $160?

    I just ran out of Sel de Vetiver -- 50ml of which is right at $160 -- so that's an easy one.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 22nd August 2015

    Parfumerie Generale TUBEREUSE COUTURE

    I love the smell of tuberose, but this was the only tuberose fragrance I tried that I wanted to wear. There's so much fresh green-ness running through it. A...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Good morning/afternoon/evening, synchers. Some great synchs you got going on! I just got back from 5 days of camping, so I would have been excited by a "warm soapy water" synch. :smiley: But...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 21st August 2015

    L'Artisan's TIMBUKTU
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th August 2015

    Back from 5 days out in the woods. A little fishing, a little watching the grasses on the bank rustle, a whole lot of paddling. Not my usual thing, but it could've been worse. Makes civilization...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 15th August 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN

    Last fragrance before heading out for four days in the woods. People say it's nice out there, sleeping on the ground and whatnot. We'll see!
  29. Re: Use it or lose it, the dilemma of dabbing

    I like your style, jujy. :cool:
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    Re: SOTD Friday 14th August 2015

    L'Artisan's TIMBUKTU
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    Re: Cologne with all these ingredients?

    I don't know off the top of my head. But! Do you know about another site's (fragrantica) "Search By Notes" feature?

    http://www.fragrantica.com/ingredients-search/

    Type them in, one by one. You...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13th August 2015

    Comme des Garçons VETTIVERU
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 12th August 2015

    Parfumerie Generale HARMATAN NOIR
  34. Re: Which fragrance(s) would you pair with this wristwatch?

    Dior VETIVER.

    For some reason I'm picturing Ken Watanabe. Sharp!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th August 2015

    SOTE: Nicolaï's COLOGNE SOLOGNE
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th August 2015

    Well, that sample of Vetiver Fatal is more interesting than I remember. I can get this time how there's a Terre d'Hermes-ish orange and dirt kind of thing going on in there. So that's an improvement....
  37. Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid being marketed to men

    That was my experience this spring: I was just sniffing around, an SA came up and asked what I liked, and then she pitched Black Orchid. And I thought, "Wow, either this person is unusually...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th August 2015

    Re-sampling -- after a year -- Atelier VETIVER FATAL. We'll see if it's any different this time around.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 10th August 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 9th August 2015

    Mugler COLOGNE

    Chuck, I have two church gigs today, so I made sure to do 14 sprays of this. :grin:
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 8th August 2015

    SOTE: A post-yardwork shower calls for one modest spritz of Mugler COLOGNE. Ahhhhhhh. :coolold:
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    Re: Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au The Bleu

    All right Mike, I hit the Sephora today and got a couple of spritzes on the arm. My early (and quite amateurish) thoughts:

    I definitely get the "bright and zesty" that Victoria/boisdejasmin...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 8th August 2015

    Sampling Eau Parfumée au Thé Bleu by Bulgari
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    Re: SOTD Friday 7th August 2015

    Bond No. 9 BROOKLYN



    Ha! Too true. They should've kept the original name: Bois d'Orage. Oh well.
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    Re: Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au The Bleu

    I haven't yet, but I saw the boisdejasmin review as well, and definitely will get out this weekend to find it. Her descriptions (like 'sparkling' and 'bright'; plus the iris) are like her...
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    Re: Looking For A Creamy Summer Scent

    I think Heeley SEL MARIN has a creamy quality under that refreshing sea air thing.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 6th August 2015

    sote: YSL rive gauche
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 6th August 2015

    Comme des Garçons/Monocle SUGI

    Darjeeling, I'm giving it another shot. Besides, I've got a morning of orientations and paperwork, so I think any scent will be welcome!
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    Re: Performing musicians of Basenotes

    Something light. Colognes like Cologne Sologne, Mugler Cologne. Many of the Parfumerie Generale scents have an old-school gentlemanly cologne splash-like vibe, like Harmatan Noir, Papyrus de Ciane;...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5th August 2015

    Etat Libre d'Orange LA FIN DU MONDE
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4th August 2015

    The Different Company SEL DE VETIVER
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    Re: SOTD Monday 3rd August 2015

    Ye Olde FAHRENHEIT
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 2nd August 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN

    7th or 8th time in the last month -- what can I say, it hits the spot these days.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 1st August 2015

    SOTE: Etat Libre d'Orange JASMIN ET CIGARETTE
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 1st August 2015

    Paul Smith for Men

    A decent cheapie for household chores.
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    Re: Most worn in July 2015

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    Heeley SEL MARIN

    3x
    Bond No. 9 BROOKLYN

    2x
    Mugler COLOGNE
    L'Artisan TIMBUKTU
    Ex Idolo THIRTY-THREE
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    Re: SOTD Friday 31st July 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th July 2015

    SOTE: Thirdman EAU MODERNE
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th July 2015

    Mugler COLOGNE
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th July 2015

    Lalique WHITE
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th July 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: Suggestions for a woman

    There's lots of love for Lady Gaga's newer one EAU DE GAGA. Bright, crisp, pleasant, etc. Worth a sniff!
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    Re: Favorite 4711 type scent ?

    Another vote for Nicolai's Cologne Sologne.
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    I've looked at old threads on here for suggestions for a sharp/medicinal/camphorous scent -- not exactly the same as medicated powder, but probably in the same neighborhood! -- and though I haven't...
  65. Re: Who is your brother-from-another-mother here on Basenotes?

    I'm going with Darjeeling. Not just because of similar love for Comme des Garçons, and various Sel/salty fragrances. It's also the occasional stirring things up -- in a dry, good-natured way, not...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th July 2015

    Bond No. 9 BLEECKER STREET
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    Re: Tuberose and white floral for man

    I sampled a round of tuberose fragrances and the one I liked and now wear is Parfumerie Generale Tubereuse Couture.

    Jasmine-wise, a great one (and one I own) is Etat Libre d'Orange Jasmin et...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th July 2015

    SOTE: Ex Idolo THIRTY-THREE
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th July 2015

    SOTE: The Different Company SEL DE VETIVER
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th July 2015

    Congrats, jcrich!

    CdG VETTIVERU
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 23, 2015

    L'Artisan TIMBUKTU
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    Re: A fancy woody aromatic?

    I think you should try the Acqua di Parma "Blue Mediterraneo" series. One of those could do it, I bet.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd July 2015

    SOTE: Parfumerie Generale TUBEREUSE COUTURE
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    Re: What would John Huston wear?

    Well here's an old thread. :embarassed: But I was reading Anjelica Huston's memoir, and she mentions scents several times, including multiple references to her dad wearing his "Guerlain lime...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd July 2015

    IZOD by IZOD
  76. Re: If you are given a chance to become a fragrance "brand ambassador", what will be your brand?

    Comme des Garçons

    It'd also be fun, at meetings, to be the crazy rebel -- which at CdG would mean the guy in a button-down and jeans.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st July 2015

    Bond No. 9 BROOKLYN

    A review by March over at PerfumePosse said there's a feel to it similar to Hinoki and Sel de Vetiver; which I thought was cool, because I really like all three, and hadn't...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th July 2015

    L'Artisan's DZONGKHA
  79. Re: Is 2001 Michael by Michael Kors still available?

    In case you're really desperate, Fragrancenet carries the 2.5ml sample vial for like $2.49. (It's where I got mine.) They have big bottles too, but they're the 2014 version. Anyway, you order five...
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    Re: Woody-floral recommendations needed

    I really like:

    Bulgari Pour Homme Soir
    Divine L'Homme de Coeur
    ELdO Jasmin et Cigarette

    though these are definitely on the more-modern side of this category. You said you didn't like...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th July 2015

    I dew. :lolk:

    L'Eau d'Issey Yuzu -- End of my sample. It was a good run, Issey; I think I was the only person who liked you.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th July 2015

    Mugler COLOGNE
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 17, 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th July 2015

    IZOD by IZOD
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th July 2015

    A late sampling of The Different Company Bois d'Iris.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th July 2015

    Sampling Le Labo IRIS 39 again today.

    When I sampled this a couple of months ago, all I got was massive white flowers. No thanks! I broke it out again yesterday, and instead got all this...
  87. Re: Which Fragrance Won You Over With The Unexpected Dry Down?

    This. I just got a sample. The beginning was interesting, figuring out the rose/oud interplay. But after a few hours? I don't know how to describe the smell, other than so amazingly pleasing. I...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th July 2015

    SOTE: Nicolai's COLOGNE SOLOGNE
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th July 2015

    Sampling Le Labo IRIS 39
  90. Currently at MyHabit (Odori, Bois 1920, L'Artisan, others)

    MyHabit is member-only, but you can use your Amazon sign-in to join. I just joined, so I can't vouch for their customer service. Most fragrance says non-returnable, so read the fine print and all...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th July 2015

    Comme des Garçons VETTIVERU
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12th July 2015

    SOTE: Comme des Garçons / Monocle SUGI
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12th July 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Off to an early Bastille Day party in Etat Libre's LA FIN DU MONDE.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th July 2015

    Sampling Ex Idolo THIRTY-THREE
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th July 2015

    Comme des Garçons 3
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    L'Artisan TIMBUKTU
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN

    And, for my records, yesterday was Bond No. 9 BROOKLYN
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    Heeley SEL MARIN
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th July 2015

    Etat Libre JASMIN ET CIGARETTE

    Red white & blue logo, coincidentally!
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