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    Re: Chasing the past - Oriza L. Legrand

    Tbh, there was too much work that people put into the previous Oriza thread, including excellent reviews from people. I won't be starting another thread on the subject.
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    Re: Chasing the past - Oriza L. Legrand

    Just a pity that my Oriza thread is still stuck in Huddler hell.
  3. Re: Which scents has the medieval-age vibe like Game of Thrones?

    Messe di Minuit
  4. Re: ++ Creed Aventus nose fatigue Experiment...

    I'm suffering from Aventus thread fatigue :)
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    Re: An Aura scent

    Going spiritual on this one.

    A scented product that clears the aura is White Pomander made by Aura Soma.
  6. Re: Anything else along the lines of Ormonde Man ?

    Linda based Ormonde Man around parts of Ormonde Woman. Nothing else is similar on the market.
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    Re: Pre-reformulation Guerlain Vetiver

    It's one of the few Guerlains that doesn't work for me. The citrusy notes always make me sneeze and then block my nose.

    I am a big Mouchoir de Monsieur fan.
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    Re: Pre-reformulation Guerlain Vetiver

    I passed the link for this thread to my friend and she says thank you very much, especially to Derbyman for posting the pics :)
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    Pre-reformulation Guerlain Vetiver

    A friend of mine is wanting to buy a bottle of pre-reformulation Guerlain Vetiver.

    What does she need to look out for on places like ebay? Bottle design, box design?

    I didn't know the answer,...
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    Re: Your Perfumer Dream Team

    Nice one Dan. For me, Calice Becker and Jan Vasnier.
  11. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur Traversee Du Bosphore - to blind buy?

    Glad you like it VD. Tbh, I have tried a lot of L'Artisans, and none have worked for me.
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    Re: Vintage Hammam Bouquet?

    Thanks Hirch :)
    I would love to smell the extract again too.
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    Re: Vintage Hammam Bouquet?

    The extract was so much richer and warmer smelling with none of the astringent 'tang' that came with the edt.
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    Re: Vintage Hammam Bouquet?

    I would say late 80s. In the 90s it didn't have appointment by at the top.

    That type of bottle was only introduced when Sheila Pickles acquired the company, prior to that, the bottle was quite...
  15. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Autumn, I have claimed your Granville.

    I am a bit behind with my wardrobe, so recent ones are not listed.
  16. Re: 4771 Original Cologne watch bottle - no box?

    Those fanboys are my nemesis. They need rounding up, locking them in a room and then sprayed with Kouros....or tied into electric chairs and watching images projected onto a screen and everytime an...
  17. Re: 4771 Original Cologne watch bottle - no box?

    Sorry VD, couldn't resist. I told you I had turned nasty haha.

    You can always get a big bottle next time. No sprinkling it on those fabled pies lol.
  18. Re: 4771 Original Cologne watch bottle - no box?

    I thought 4771 was going to be an updated version of 4711 hahaha
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Haha, no need to look it up :)
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    Re: Help needed guys!

    I would have suggested Guerlain Homme Eau Boisée
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    Re: Help needed guys!

    Should have asked me over on the other forum Kewart.
  22. Re: Will i still be smelled with these clothes on?

    Wearing perfume in class is no different to wearing it in the office. Too many people these days are into the concept of having their space invaded by scent. Too much PC going on.
  23. Re: Will i still be smelled with these clothes on?

    Wonder how you know you have done half a spray?
  24. Re: I think one spray of Aventus is better than two

    Haha,of course I should have remembered :D
  25. Re: Will i still be smelled with these clothes on?

    What? Why not just tell him not to spray any on? No point wearing it if nobody can smell it.
  26. Re: Will i still be smelled with these clothes on?

    Spray your neck
  27. Re: I think one spray of Aventus is better than two

    I spray one spray up my bottom to make my farts smell like Aventus.
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    Re: The Forum Has Changed in the last 5 years

    I have been on here for 10 years.

    A lot of threads these days seem pointless, 'What scent should I wear?' 'help me choose between these 2 scents' that's 2 common ones always appearing. I wish...
  29. Re: Best aquatic head turning fragrance? Niche or Regular...

    I didn't even try. Instant nasal irritation for me.
  30. Re: Best aquatic head turning fragrance? Niche or Regular...

    Sorry, but Aquatics are awful and the only head turning is to get away from the smell. They all seem to have a hellish sillage.
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    Re: Another creed aventus thread...,

    Crazy. Sick of seeing all these pointless Aventus threads.
  32. Re: Has anyone tried L'Instant de Guerlain Extreme or Aventus? OMG OMG!

    Never heard of them :)
  33. Re: annick goutal eau d'hadrien longevity problems

    So at least, the edp does what it's supposed to do :)

    I have only ever used edt and my oily skin gives it good longevity.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Haha, yes. I own some Creeds, but to me, they are just another perfume house. I can't understand people's obsession with it and in particular, Aventus.
  35. Re: annick goutal eau d'hadrien longevity problems

    Totally agree :)
  36. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    Read the OP's question, he doesn't have those.

    Tbh, I would ask your loved one which they like and not the guys on here.
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    Re: Rate my modest collection ! :D

    As long as your happy with your collection, that's all that matters.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Yet more Aventus threads to bore all but Aventus fanboys to death. These fanboys should have been drowned in Aventus at birth and done us all a favour :)
  39. Re: What's your favourite By Kilian fragrance and why?

    Back to Black.

    It reminds me of high class tobaconists. Years ago, when zi was a kid, my father worked for a wholesale tobaconists and he sometimes took me into work on Saturdays. B2B reminds me...
  40. Re: English niche houses vs French and Italian

    Tbh, I don't think that Penhaligons can be classed as British anymore. They are owned by the same company that owns L'Artisan and have used their perfumer to mess with a lot of their old formulas....
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    Re: Back to Creed

    From up North? Nay lad, don't be gettin yersen all flumoxed. :)
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    Re: Back to Creed

    Doubt very much about the ambergris. I would go for whatever musk they use.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Staff are probably brainwashed too.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Don't know about Master, obviously gave hjmself the title. Wonder which perfume house he did his training?
  45. Poll: Re: Best New Male Fragrance nominees - FiFi Awards. Imagine it's your choice...

    Nothing of note to vote for. They will all end up in cheap perfume shops before the year is out.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Just been reading the latest posts on the batch thread and another fairly rscent Creed thread...all good for a laugh. I wonder if Creed put some kind of narcotic in it's scents that make regular...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    ^^ Like
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Tbh, I have never had sprayer or label problems.

    I cannot accept the argument that it's the vatations in naturals, 99% of people wouldn't be able to tell the difference. It's the reported...
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    Creed - Quality or Con

    I keep seeing the Aventus batch number thread being resurected time after time and it got me thinking.

    If Creed is such a good perfumery company, why do they have variations in batches? What has...
  50. Re: Wich Serge Lutens should I buy next for my collection?

    Surely it would have been easier to go and sniff them and buy the one you liked instead of asking and getting almost the full range suggested to you? :)
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    Re: Coromandel and LiDGE

    None at all.
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    Re: Perfume: story of a murderer

    I've had the book for over 10 years, so it isn't a new book. In the film, I felt that Hoffman was a bad choice for Baldini.
  53. Re: What chocolate-based cologne has gotten you the most female compliments?

    Chanel's Coromandel has a chocolate facet in it's patchouli. Ladies never fail to compliment me when I wear it.
  54. Re: My alternate holy grail -- Krigler's Good Fir 11

    Agreed, some of the EOs do have a green aspect. I suppose the age of the tee that has been tapped could have a bearing on the smell. Plus different frankincenses from different areas smell different...
  55. Re: My alternate holy grail -- Krigler's Good Fir 11

    Guess you could be right. I was thinking that there is no such thing as green frankincense. All frankincense 'tears' are white for good quality and slightly yellow for the inferior grades.

    I...
  56. Re: My alternate holy grail -- Krigler's Good Fir 11

    Never heard of it :( Wonder what 'green incense' is?
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    Re: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

    Estee Lauder appears to like using 'Noir' in TF's scent names.

    I have yet to find a Noir scent that is actually Noir, by anybody. Wish they would just drop the Noir.
  58. Thread: Carnation

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    Re: Carnation

    Malmaison by Floris was wonderful, you might find some on ebay.

    I like Caron's Bellodgia.
  59. Re: Dior Fahrenheit poor sillage and longevity.

    I agres with this gentleman. Two sprays does seem rather meagre. I am of the six sprays type of person with most of my scents. If you want people to smell it, don't be timid.
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    Re: Best Kiehl's scent?

    I have been wondering the same thing every time I go past the shop in Leeds. I once tried the musk edt too, but it didn't seem anything special.
  61. Re: The Smell of Weather Turning - Gorilla

    Thanks Mike,the search facility must have been acting up yesterday because I didn't see your thread. I would have resurrected it if I had known.
  62. Re: The Smell of Weather Turning - Gorilla

    Haha, VD, and what a marvelous acronym it is too :)

    It's from the old range, not even sure now whether it's available in the shops or whether it's only mail order.
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    Re: Creed Royal Water Fake check please

    I wouldn't have thought it worthwhile to counterfitters to fiddle with that particular scent owing to it not being a top seller.
  64. Re: The Smell of Weather Turning - Gorilla

    My pleasure :)

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    My pleasure :)
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    Re: need a new scent with violet to try

    Another vote for Grey Flannel.

    Also, have you tried Tom Ford Noir?
  66. Re: The Smell of Weather Turning - Gorilla

    Good luck finding it jivehippo.

    Thanks SJG

    Silentrich, I just checked and it contains coumarin too. Yhat will explain the hay note that you get.
  67. The Smell of Weather Turning - Gorilla

    I was looking through one of my boxes of scents, and came across a small spray of The Smell of Weather Turning by Gorilla Perfumes.

    I must have had it for ages, but never used it. Anyway, I...
  68. Re: Egoiste Concentree....how does it compare ?

    Sometimes the origjnal irritates myi sinuses, so I don't wear it very often.
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    Re: Masculine Florals

    Another vote for Insensé.

    Also, Trumper's Milk of Flowers and Ajaccio Violets.
    D R Harris' Mayfair.
  70. Re: Egoiste Concentree....how does it compare ?

    I have not tried this version, I only have half a bottle of the vintage original.

    I've just checked on Fragrantica and it says 'richer, darker and more opulent'. It gets very good reviews too.
    ...
  71. Re: Which is rarer.....Egoiste Concentree or Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree ?

    Another vote here for Égoiste.
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    Re: Pierre Cardin Cologne

    Thanks for that David :)
  73. Re: Article: The Perfumer and the Poet – Angela Flanders commissions poem and launches body cream fo

    Sounds as if Angela Flanders has come a long way since I got a sample pack of her scents a few years ago. The best that I could have described them was simple floral toilet waters.
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes - Le Takedown

    Northern lads stick together.
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    Re: Pierre Cardin Cologne

    Thanks guys.
  76. Re: Anybody Try The Pizza Hut Fragrance Yet?

    Did you watch the youtube review that I posted the link for?
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes - Le Takedown

    Agree with voodoodanny, well said sir.
  78. Sticks tongue out at VD ;) I think it's...

    Sticks tongue out at VD ;)

    I think it's available at Selfridges in London.
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    Re: WTH Serge Lutens?!?!

    ^^^ What I said.
  80. Re: Review of Chandler Burr's "Art of Scent" exhibition in today's Wall Street Journal

    It amazes me how Mr Burr wrote a book about Luca Turin and then he suddenly became a perfume expert.

    Btw, Roja Dove did a perfume exhibition a while back, a couple of youtube vids about it.
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    Re: WTH Serge Lutens?!?!

    Stick to the 50ml for frags in the export line and just buy the bell jars when you want one of the special ones.
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    Re: Pierre Cardin Cologne

    I loved it. Used to get it from a Pierre Cardin boutique in Bradford.
  83. Re: Anybody Try The Pizza Hut Fragrance Yet?

    Here's a review

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3GXMaQRG98
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    Pierre Cardin Cologne

    I realise that the answer to this question is probably In the fragrance directory, but it's still down.

    Does anybody know how the current version of Pierre Cardin Cologne compares to the original?...
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    Re: roja semi-bespoke fragrances

    Very well put Larimar :)
  86. Re: Article: Union to launch exclusively in US at Henri Bendel and announce new scent: Gunpowder Ros

    Never even heard of Union before. Sounds interesting but pity about the bottle design.
  87. Re: Looking for some equivalents for long-gone Aveda frags

    The trouble with Aveda products are they are all natural AND organic. It would be a struggle to find som es thing similar apart from contacting natural perfumers like Ayala Moriel and Anya McCoy,...
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    Re: Molecule 01

    Luca once sent me some pure Iso-E. It's much deeper smelling when it's not diluted down, I feel that the dilution in alcohol helps it to 'blossom'.
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    Serge Lutens' La Fille de Berlin

    It's now available according to my inbox.
    ...
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    Re: 17 year old signature scent

    Hi bgarce, have you thought of trying Terre d'Hermes or Hermes Voyage? You won't smell them on everybody, ghey are good quality and don't cost the earth.

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    Guerlain Homme and...
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    Re: Something like a cathedral?

    Another vote for Messe de Minuit. Besides Liberty, you can get it at the Etro boutique. Mine is the vintage version, I've never tried the new one.
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    Re: A New Men's Guerlain Coming in 2013

    Looks like my silly name for the scent was wasted lol
  93. Re: What caron's do you think work for a man?

    Good idea, I had a bottle of that a while back. Smelled amazing.
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    Re: What are you waiting for?

    Not waiting for anything again. Mr G has found out that it has been put back to 2014 :(
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    Re: A New Men's Guerlain Coming in 2013

    Thanks for the update Mr G. Pity, I was looking forward to it. Wish they would keep their staff informed.
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    Re: What are you waiting for?

    Changed my mind. The new men's Guerlain.
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    Re: A New Men's Guerlain Coming in 2013

    Non, Le Grand Caleçon Noir. Haha.
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    Re: Escrimeur by Detaille

    Nice one Joe. Looking forward to your future reviews. Glad you like the Escrimeur.
  99. La Petite Robe Noire coming out in EDT

    I was told today by a Guerlain account manager that an EDT version of La Petite Robe Noire is coming out in 2013. It is going to be a lot different to the EDP version.
  100. Re: What caron's do you think work for a man?

    Believe it or not, Bellodgia smells wonderful on a man.
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