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  1. Re: CHRISTIAN Dior Privee Recommendation (Private Collection)

    Leather Oud is fantastic.
  2. Re: Did did you like the 10 latest launchings from uncle serge ???? A new road for serge...?

    Double post--sorry!
  3. Re: Did did you like the 10 latest launchings from uncle serge ???? A new road for serge...?

    It seems that Filles en Aiguilles is the last SL fragrance launched that receives much applaud. I ended up buying a bottle of Vitriol and have found myself enjoying it despite it being much more...
  4. Re: If you could pick one scent for from DIPTYQUE - Which one would it be?

    L'Ombre dans l'Eau, Philosykos, and the Neroli cologne are all great but I'm going to be the odd man out and go with Eau de Lierre. Poor thing gets no love, but I find it quite nice and although it...
  5. Re: L'ombre Fauve, Feuilles de Tabac & Yatagan!

    One reviewer described L'ombre Fauve as a fox wearing baby powder. I love this description, as I feel it is quite accurate, but I haven't been fortunate enough to meet a dandified fox yet.

    I'd...
  6. Re: New Serge Lutens Exclusive line parfume for 2012! Any guesses?

    Iris Silver Mist, pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease.
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    Re: Lush Gorilla impressions.

    Breath of God and Karma are both interesting. I was just at a Lush boutique today looking for a good foot scrub and chatted up the SA about the fragrances. *Supposedly* the breakdown on the ratio...
  8. Re: Check these out. Are they rare or sought after? How did i do? and Houston report....

    Next time I make a trip down there I'll write down the name of the place that has the Or Black bottles. There are so many of those places over on Harwin (with similar names) that it's hard to...
  9. Re: Check these out. Are they rare or sought after? How did i do and Houston Report....

    There are no vintage Derby bottles to found over on Harwin. I've combed the warehouses high and low.
  10. Re: Check these out. Are they rare or sought after? How did i do? and Houston report....

    I live right around the corner from the huge perfume wholesale ghetto in Houston. If you look long and hard enough, there are boxes of Pascal Morabito Or Black to be had on the cheap...
  11. Re: So I Have This Insane Idea To Mix Two of My Favorite Fragrances Together

    Or you could just wear the Azzaro PH by itself, and still have a great fragrance.
  12. Re: french lover, fou d'absinthe, 3rd man, or sartorial?

    I'd go with Sartorial.
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    Re: Serge Lutens haul

    Wow, that's great!!!! Super score.
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    Re: Chanel or Dior ?

    Chanel, by far, I would say I'm a loyalist. Although, I did commit sacrilege and purchase a bottle of Leather Oud this week over a bottle of Bois de Iles, and I'm thoroughly enjoying it. I'll get...
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    Poll: Re: Bois des Iles or Egoiste?

    Both!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 29, 2012

    Just reached for the Bulgari Pour Homme.
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    Re: PHAEDON ~ Pierre Guillaume's New Label

    These sound interesting, but Pierre is cranking out so many fragrances in different lines lately I worry that they are just rough drafts rather than a proper olfactory essay. Lucky Scent is doing a...
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    Re: Who uses their classiest scents as room spray?

    I don't.
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    Poll: Re: Polge Pool - Jacques x Olivier

    Jacques Polge
    Pros: the Chanel Exclusives...

    this trumps Jr.'s resume any day IMO.
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    Re: Pirates of the Caribbean EDT/ Spiderman EDT

    Oh man, I have seen these at the discounter shops. hehehe
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    Re: I like Tom of Finland. Do you?

    Good call Cacio----- the more I think about this one, it's not nearly as leathery as one might hope for---- the saffron is a major player in this affair.

    Its a great fragrance, but if you are...
  22. Re: I'm probably headed to Neiman Marcus tomorrow. Any "must sniffs?"

    Yeah, what part of Texas are you in??? To my knowledge, none of the Neiman's carry Serge Lutens frags.

    The Neiman Marcus here in Houston has a very nice selection of Guerlains. Not sure what NM...
  23. Re: My latest blog post: Why was Cool Water such a "groundbreaking" fragrance?

    It turned the "masculine" fragrance world on its head...
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    Re: Purchases from Barneys today

    Nice haul. Were you able to smell anything after Costumer National Scent Intense? That one is quite potent...
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    Re: Midnight In Paris- Magnificent.

    I like the film with the same title and Bulgari Black much better...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Dolce and Gabbana The One Sport

    Welcome to the designer fragrance ghetto.
  27. Re: If I like unique scents...which should I buy blind

    Order a sample of Sec Mag--- that's all you need!
  28. Re: I'm at a fragrance standstill and I need some guidence from you junkies.

    Get the TdH, and welcome to the fragrance madhouse.
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    Re: SOTD : January 3, 2012

    Huitieme Art - Fareb

    Notes: Immortelle wood, leather, cumin and ginseng

    Well this one is kind of weird, and actually quite dirty-- the cumin note is huge and sweaty, in fact, the cumin...
  30. Re: Probably the one thing i need right now. What is it?

    Dior Homme!
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    Re: New Fragrance: Kinski Eau de Toilette

    The idea of this is very exciting. I would almost blind buy this based on the fact that Klaus Kinski is one of my favorite eccentrics.
  32. Re: Suggestions please..returning/exchanging a cologne at Neiman's

    SOME of the Neiman Marcus stores carry the Chanel exclusive line. If the one near you does, try out the Chanel Cologne. 2.5 oz for $110 and better than the AdP for sure.
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire vs Terre D'Hermes

    Iso E Super: the Showdown.
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    Re: Still love Antidote after all these years

    I loved it at first, but I'm not interested in it anymore, it's in my trade/sell pile. The bottle design for this one is great though!
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    Re: Amouage Homage: Do any of you layer with it?

    It should be able to stand alone by itself.
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    Re: Chanel edition blanche discontinued?

    Well, I won't miss it if it's being discontinued!

    On a side note, a SA at Macy's told me that it was very likely they would stop carrying No. 19 and Cristalle next year. My guess is that they...
  37. Re: Do you think Guerlain L'instant Pour Homme Extreme is overrated?

    Certainly not a masterpiece, there are probably a dozen other Guerlains that I would take over this any day.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlains?

    If the price is right, you should definitely grab that bottle of Derby. If you end up hating it, someone else will certainly take it off your hands.
  39. Poll: Re: Out of the 5 most reviewed men's fragrances on BN, which do you like best?

    Kouros for sure, then Vetiver.
  40. Re: Frag laugh of the day: mirrored mini bottle guy on ebay.

    Keep dreaming!
  41. Re: Name the four coldest, inhuman, emotionless, robotic fragrances in your collection

    CdG Tar is quite inhuman.
  42. Re: Jacques Bogart, Bois de Vétiver - AN INCREDIBLE BEAUTY !!!!!!

    Vetiver and aldehydes, sign me up.
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    Re: Encre Noire vs. Sycomore

    Encre Noire is a nice fragrance, but Alfarom is right--- the Iso E Super dose is very high and I find it distracting to me when I'm trying to focus on the vetiver notes.

    Sure, Sycomore is pricier,...
  44. Re: What Are You Wearing This Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/etc.?

    Today I'm wearing Coromandel, but tomorrow, I don't plan on wearing anything--- I'm keeping my fingers crossed someone delivers with a new fragrance to wear!
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    Re: Aquatic snobbery!

    Heeley's Sel Marin is quite nice, and sometimes I'll reach for the Cool Water, but only for the irony.
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    Re: Which will be your first buy for 2012?

    I don't know. Apres L'Ondee, possibly Tubereuse Criminelle. Smelled Chanel's Cristalle the other day and was thoroughly intrigued...

    We'll see what happens.
  47. Re: Which two cologne scents do you like to wear layered together?

    This is how I feel. No layering for me!
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    Re: Encre Noire vs. Sycomore

    Knockout by Sycomore!!!
  49. I sure hope it's not as confused as Antidote...

    I sure hope it's not as confused as Antidote...
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    Re: I like Tom of Finland. Do you?

    For the price, this stuff is great, and sure, it is a fine saffron-y leather scent. If you are familiar with the overtly homoerotic artwork of Tom of Finland, it makes this fragrance even more...
  51. Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent vs Azzaro Pour Homme by Azzaro

    My opinion is this: buy both of them.
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    Re: I Loved Rose 31, and I want more Le Labos

    Patchouli 24 is definitely one worth checking out. Insane longevity.
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    Re: Headed to Neiman's - What should I sample?

    I sampled Apree l'ondee today at the Guerlain counter. Wow.
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    Re: Chocolate Kouros !

    Yes, count on David to dig up some obscure gems!
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    Re: What is the best SA 'line' you've been given?

    Any time the SA has been trained to tell you that the fragrance uses only the finest natural materials.

    Get outta my face with that nonsense!
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    Re: Gaultier^2: Whats the general consensus ?

    Gourmand as it gets.
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    Re: Tubéreuse Criminelle - Powerhouse

    It's a real masterpiece for sure, but I wouldn't give it powerhouse status. Once those badass topnotes start to fade and the florals creep in, it has rather moderate sillage.
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    Re: How should a police officer smell like?

    ELDO's Tom of Finland :D
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Well, what do you know. I sampled Vitriol, and I found it quite nice, so I ended up coming home with a full bottle. Yes it may be Serge Lutens Light, but I find it highly wearable. Subtle is not a...
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    Re: Men's Fragrance Trend: Unisex Appeal

    Not sure if it was this issue in particular, but Elle was still singing the praise of Acqua di Gio, like it was something new.


    ....and on the Napoleon cologne reference, I wonder how many...
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    Re: Men's Fragrance Trend: Unisex Appeal

    Read that article the other day--- it wasn't news to me, but it's nice to see some more critical writing about perfumes in a magazine that has a pretty big audience.
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    Re: Comme des Garcons 2 Man - Your Thoughts On It

    Look into it no more, 2 Man is a must have!
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    Re: Tuberose scents...

    Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle, for sure!
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    Re: Next Lutens export: Tubéreuse criminelle

    Yes, I think it's weird too. You would think that Lucky Scent and Aedes would be all over getting in the latest SL export, but, who knows...
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdjian Samples, which 4?

    Looks good, get it! Absolue pour le Soir is the one you don't wanna miss!
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    Re: Feminite du Bois: Serge Lutens or Shisheido?

    I ended up buying a bottle of the SL version. A few sprays, and I get just the amount of longevity I should hope for from any fragrance. I'll get a decant of the original Shiseido version and do a...
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    Re: Strangest fragrance house?

    Who knows. CdG is certainly avant-garde, but I wouldn't say they smell very "strange," and most of them are quite easy to wear. ELDO is just tongue in cheek.

    I wouldn't call an entire...
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    Re: Looking for Iris fragrance to test.

    Yes, yes, yes, Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist trumps all.
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    Re: Niche Quality Designers

    Entirely valid post. Niche fragrance houses have mastered the art of seduction when it comes to ensnaring the consumer, and make them feel like they are buying a superior product (i.e. absurd...
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    Re: Next Lutens export: Tubéreuse criminelle

    I still have a little bit left of my decant. I enjoy it and will probably end up buying a bottle. The drydown is nice, but you know, those topnotes are so peculiar that I wish they lasted much...
  71. Re: I don't know anything about Santa Maria Novella

    They sell some wicked hair lotion if you are going for the mafioso look and they have a potpourri that is quite nice.
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    Re: Next Lutens export: Tubéreuse criminelle

    Has anyone else purchased an export bottle? I've only sampled it from the bell jar. I'm considering buying myself an Xmas present, but I want to know that it is definitely as weird (i.e. those...
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    Re: Everyday winter fragrence?

    PG's L'ombre Fauve is cozy.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme (Blind)

    One of the legendary fougeres that should be in everyone's collection. The "old man scent" idea is nonsense, so enjoy formulating your own opinion about it. :)
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    Re: Niche Quality Designers

    Chanel's exclusive line and Egoiste.
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    Re: Pure Havane Available - Limited Quantities

    ...and the madness continues..
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    Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie admiration

    It is a perfect fragrance, IMO.
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    Re: 'Or Black' refill question

    I think I know of a place with a few vintage 30 ml bottles laying around....
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale question

    I've been sampling L'Ombre Fauve lately--- it is a fine, fine fragrance with excellent longevity, and I'll go so far as to say it's better than Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan. And I'm a huge Lutens fan. ...
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    Re: On the hunt again - office frag!

    Tell those stuffy and conservative people to beat it and wear whatever YOU like!
  81. Re: For those interested in "vintage" Dior Homme...

    I saw the silver tube 30 ml Dior Homme bottles at Sephora a little over a month ago...

    Perhaps I should horde?
  82. Re: How many of you have spent big $ on vintage frags on ebay?

    If I had loads of money to throw around, I'd splurge on something like the mythical Guerlain Djedi or Shiseido Nombre Noir...
  83. Re: What fragrance do you spray yourself the most with ?

    I don't know what I spray myself the most with, but I can tell you that the fragrance (according to my SOTD record) I spray on the most is Chanel Cuir de Russie...
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    Re: New Pierre Guillaume Project/Label >>> PHAEDON

    Looks like these could be exciting, but it seems like Mr. Guillaume has a lot of projects going on right now, which may not necessarily be a bad thing, let's just hope these projects don't lose focus.
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    Re: If i love chergui do you think..

    It's hard to say. I think you have to be a big fan of amber to go for the Ambre Sultan. I would rate it very highly, but I sampled it again the other day, and I found it a bit cloying. Perhaps the...
  86. Re: Serge Lutens says ADIEU to the world of perfumes ... ?

    So, I think it is probably safe to say that we have not seen the last of Serge.
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    Re: how can people liek versace dreamer?

    Probably the best thing Versace has ever released.
  88. Thread: Legendary!

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    Re: Legendary!

    Chanel's Cuir de Russie
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    Re: Russian and Eastern European Fragrances

    Yes, this is interesting. Anybody else able to shed some light on this subject, or are there NO contemporary Russian fragrance houses?
  90. Re: Serge Lutens says ADIEU to the world of perfumes ... ?

    I inquired via the SL Facebook.

    The response:

    Serge Lutens: "Dear John, Thank you for your comment. We assure you that De profundis is not Serge Lutens' last fragrance. There will be others......
  91. Re: Serge Lutens says ADIEU to the world of perfumes ... ?

    I sure hope they all remain in production. Could this mean they will let loose the treasured Paris exclusives? I sure hope so!

    I'm skeptical though. I'm sure we haven't seen the last of SL. ...
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    Re: Knize Ten and Knize Ten Golden Edition

    I'm very troubled by the fact there is a K10 Golden Edition. What if it is better than the mighty Knize Ten??? I suppose I'll have to sample it sooner or later, but until then I am very happy with...
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    Re: USA -vs- Europe: The Best Fragrance Houses

    Estee Lauder is one of the few American cosmetic/fragrance houses that can hold its own with the Europeans, but I really can't name any others off the top of my head...
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    Re: CdG Series 6 : Tar - Blind buy worthy ?

    When I was more interested in the conceptual, art-school type of frags I was hell-bent on having this. I blind bought it and was very, very happy with it. I guess it is hard to come across now??
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    Re: What are your top three Incense frags?

    I wore L'Artisan's Timbuktu again today, a personal favorite of mine, and although I don't really think of it much as an incense frag I think some people do associate it with the incense genre, so I...
  96. Re: Which Serge Lutens gets you the most compliments?

    Pretty much every one of them that I have tried always gets some kind of response, sometimes good, sometimes bad.
  97. Re: Calling all German / Berlin Basenotes members - SPECIAL EVENT RARE/DISCONTINUED PERFUME SAMPLING

    After party at the Berghain? :D
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Serge Lutens out of these?

    Fille! It is one of the most realistic evergreen fragrances out there.
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    Re: Leather Holy Grail, have you found it yet ?

    Sampled PG's Cuir d'Iris today and it is a fine, realistic leather but certainly does not get HG status for me. It reminds me a bit of a few other leather scents: Cuir Lancome, Cuir Ottoman, and...
  100. Thread: L'Ombre Fauve.

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    Re: L'Ombre Fauve.

    Got in my samples of L'Ombre Fauve and Cuir d'Iris.

    Whooooa baby, this L'Ombre Fauve is nice! In fact, I like it much better than SL's Ambre Sultan. The Bestial Shadow DOES remind me of what a...
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