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    Re: chlorophyll??????? any fragance?

    Minty? No, not really. There is a good reason you don't find chlorophyll in scents....it has very little olfactory signature. It's often sold in vitamin shops as an internal deoderizer...


    AZTEC
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    Re: chlorophyll??????? any fragance?

    Chlorophyll?? I don't think so. The basil hits you like a train and long after, a hint of caraway.


    AZTEC
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 12 Nov 09

    Ïodé by CARREMENT BELLE PARFUMS


    Un accord boisé marin dont le départ frais vert se mêle à un coeur floral ozoné sur fond boisé de mousse réchauffé d'ambre et de musc.

    (woody marine...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 13 Dec 08

    MONTALE Steam Aoud.


    AZTEC
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    Re: Most Likeable Caron

    well said galamb_barong.

    for me, Alpona extrait but in moderation. dry, dry, dry!
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    Re: what if you could only have 1 leather juice?

    CARON Tabac Blond eau de parfum



    AZTEC
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    Re: Creed Feuille Verte!! Never again!!!

    that's pure speculation on your part. it's not very astute to make a short term profit at the expense of a longer term strategy.

    AZTEC
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    Re: Creed Feuille Verte!! Never again!!!

    pretty much agree with what you say. rather than characterize it as "fun & games", i would just say they are running a business and have to make astute commercial decisions to survive, let alone...
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    Re: Creed Feuille Verte!! Never again!!!

    I think her reply was civil if slightly dispassionate. why call something a limited edition if you then mass produce?

    AZTEC
  10. Thread: Creed History

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    Re: Creed History

    Is this the thread you are referring to?

    I posted a few threads about the history of the house of creed back in 2005 or 2006 but I think they got eaten up.
    ...
  11. Re: The perception of perfumes. Common knowledge but...

    "tastes like any other white"??? that's like saying "it smells like any other male fragrance".

    this raises an interesting point.....but probably the topic of a different thread.

    Given the...
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    Re: How many Creed frags do you own?

    hi HDF! I sent you a PM that is self explanatory but i never did follow up with amelie. Amelie is the daughter of the CEO (unless he has retired)...but not related to the creed family.

    I was in...
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    Re: How many Creed frags do you own?

    no, i guess you are not.

    AZTEC
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    Re: Which Montale Aoud next?

    Based on what you write, I think you would really enjoy Greyland. As well as some of the ones you mention, I also like Steam Aoud. If you buy it in the place de vendome shop, the nice girl there...
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    Re: How many Creed frags do you own?

    I don't like all the creeds but I collect them as part of my reference library. I can't understand why people get so emotional over scents they don't like...lighten up and take an olfactory journey!...
  16. Re: Salons Shiseido japanese site, anyone speaks japanese here?

    hi there! you may be right but this is not what the website says. It says only the parfums serge lutens range can be bought in THE GINZA shops. to buy the more exclusive range it says you have to...
  17. Re: Salons Shiseido japanese site, anyone speaks japanese here?

    OK you are not going to like what I have to tell you!

    The website differentiates between fragrances from:

    (1) Les Salons du Palais Royal Shiseido and mentions that they can ONLY be bought...
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    Re: Chamade pour Homme

    For those who don't know french, 'chamade' was the drum beat played in mediaeval times to signal the need for a parley between opposing armies. In reality, it was often a prelude to surrender as...
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    Re: Which Creed do you prefer?

    It's a moving target for me. Ask me again in 6 months, but for now, In no particular order:

    Green Valley
    Cuir de Russie
    Cyprès-Musc
    Feuille Verte
    Aubépine-Acacia


    AZTEC
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    Re: spraying frags on clothing

    Avoid darker coloured scents or scents with a high oil content if you are afraid of staining.

    I like to spray a little on my undershirts as it prolongs the longevity of the fragrance and seems to...
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    Re: Basenotes Influence on the Perfume Industry

    My guess on a scale of 1-100, the influence of this site is probably around...mmmm.....say 0.02....


    but that's just my 2 cents worth! :)



    AZTEC
  22. Re: Terre d'Hermès: Death of a Great Fragrance Hou

    Well, I finally got around to trying this one. I like it. The top notes are a trifle sweet but it gets better after 30 minutes, and lingers on the skin nicely. I think what makes it different is the...
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    Re: The Different Company

    I tried to order Sel de Vetiver but their inane website defeated me. Their loss, my loss.

    AZTEC
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    Re: Dzing! Went the...

    ok I can't help but belabour the subject reference in leo's post:

    "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart"

    Music and lyrics by James F. Hanley, 1935

    Dear, when you smiled at me
    I heard a...
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    Re: Gucci PH or CdG 2 Man

    THEY MAY be similar but they are not same. Both are good so get both and enjoy. It's fun to train your nose to differentiate similar fragrances.

    AZTEC
  26. Re: Luca Turin Le Guide translation rights denied

    It's within his rights to refuse of course. It's probably a combination of commercial rights and quality control. I think he would be best to translate it himself, assuming he had the time.

    ...
  27. Thread: baby powder

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    Re: baby powder

    I've tried most of the frafrances in this thread and for me, the world champion of downhill skiing in powdery terrain is Lorenzo Villoresi TEINTE DE NEIGE. Check out the mostly negative reviews here...
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    Re: Anyone from Singapore?

    I live in hong kong but visit sin city almost every month.

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  29. Re: Parfum d'Empire - anyone have any experience?

    Eau de Gloire is certainly worth a try. *It's an incredibly virile fragrance in the classic eau de toilette fashion. * I can imagine Napoleon slathering it on prior to dinner on st. helena. *It has...
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    Re: Tell me about Dorissima Narziß/Narziss

    yes....that's it exactly. What you call a dirty note I think is the edge of spice. No sandalwood to my nose. I wear this one only occasionally as I think 'stunning' could change to 'cloying' if I...
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    Re: Chandler Burr on Terre D'Hermes

    oh c'mon paintrman.....that type of review gets pretty boring, pretty quick. I don't think Terre as special as Burr portrays but I quite like his review (well, most of it).

    AZTEC
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    Re: Lauder For Men ??????

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    Re: Going to Paris, looking for obscure houses

    try JAR...hidden, exclusive but arguably overrated.

    small but not obscure is PATYKA in Le Marais.

    One french line rarely mentioned here but with some interesting and unique fragrances is...
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    Re: soft flowery fragrance......for men

    Équipage by Hermès

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120577.html


    AZTEC
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    Re: If I were to buy 1 and only 1 creed

    for you: * Chèvrefeuille Original

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    Re: Frederic Malle, WOW!! * *

    MARK wonderful evocative comment!

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    Re: SotD 22 February Wednesday

    MONTALE Greyland.

    I like it! and so will you if you like GUCCI Pour Homme or CDG 2 MAN. The addition of aoud to cedar, smoke and pencil shavings adds an interesting dynamic. Lovely soft...
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    Re: Blind order of JHL by Aramis

    yes I think JHL is a masterpiece. I couldn't wear it everyday but it is a fragrance i go back to time and again.

    AZTEC
  39. Re: Suggest some discontinued fragrances to look f

    Fougere from HOUBIGANT.

    AZTEC
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed

    I think 2 things make creed different from many other fragrances:

    Many of their fragrances display a common *'house note'. *Despite what many seem to think, it is not ambergris but rather a...
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    Re: Creed Frags that, well.... aren't so great. *

    as always, lot's of disagreement and a variety of opinions. people don't even agree which ones to dislike let alone agree which ones to like. i don't care for GIT but most of the others are...
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    Re: Creed Frags that, well.... aren't so great. *

    Green Irish Tweed. Too strong, too persistent, no subtlety.


    AZTEC
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    Re: Creed Fan; What Justifys the Price IYO

    true but not quite right to say the 'sole' purpose of creed has been to produce and sell perfumes.

    For most of it's history Creed was first and foremost a tailoring shop. *James Creed the...
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    Re: Received my Idole

    true words. Although I think the idole bottle verges on kitsch, I don't dislike it. (ummm....I guess that is what is called "damning with faint praise"!)

    one bottle I love to loathe: Maître...
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    Re: Miss Marples Favourite ?

    She wore CREED Scottish Lavender except when she went clubbing...then she always reached for GAULTIER Le Male. *;D

    AZTEC
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    Re: Funny cologne compliment

    What rosbergs doesn't mention is that she works in the shop across the street! * ;D


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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10 January 2006

    ROCHAS Macassar
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    Re: THE BEST MAITRE PARFUMEUR ET GANTIER

    I like Iris Bleu Gris the best but there are many worth trying. I have to disagree about the bottles though!


    AZTEC
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    Re: tell me the creeds you love more

    I voted but was disappointed not to see three favorites: vetiver, selection vert and russian leather.

    I guess there must be a limit to the number of poll entries.


    AZTEC
  50. Re: Creed scents for the office - any recommendati

    I second CREED Cypres Musc...."clean and balsamic" *is a perfect description!

    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4 January 2006

    LV Piper Nigrum


    AZTEC
  52. Thread: Thank you SL

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    Re: Thank you SL

    you might want to check out this fan site


    http://www.autourdeserge.net

    AZTEC
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    UNOFFICIAL SERGE LUTENS WEBSITE...revised

    HERE is an email I recieved today:


    Hello !!


    You're receiving this mail because you suscribed to the English
    newsletter of
    the former Serge Lutens website.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2 January

    SANTA MARIA NOVELLA Nostalgia


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    Re: Great Mint Scents Like Selection Verte

    YSL pour Homme and Selection Verte are quite different. YSL PH is lemon and thyme, selection verte is mint and pepper. I guess you could classify both as fresh/herbal...

    Scentemental's...
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    Re: SOTD January 1st 2006

    KNIZE Forest





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    Re: Great Mint Scents Like Selection Verte

    Try layering JAQUES FATH Green Water with LV Piper Nigrum. It gives you spearmint and black pepper.

    AZTEC
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    Re: The Return of Mercury

    welcome back Hg! you quick-footed messenger of the gods...too busy delivering messages i guess. I'm surprised you haven't tried the luxe line from Hermes given your sobriquet.

    BTW your caduceus...
  59. Thread: Rant about Creed

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    Re: Rant about Creed

    he may have been condescending but it is just silly to extrapolate his behaviour *to be representative of all*creed users...

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    Re: Le Baiser du Dragon

    LOL! In fact, 93% of plane crashes ARE caused by men wearing female scents, but this must have been in that 7% part of the probability distribution.

    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8 December

    DYPTIQUE Virgilio


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    Re: Good Lavender Scent?

    HAHA! Jeff you beat me to it...great minds think alike!

    AZTEC
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    Re: Good Lavender Scent?

    Hello Louise:

    Have you tried LORENZO VILLORESI Wild Lavender (previously called Inglese)?

    I also recommend CZECH & SPEAKE Oxford & Cambridge, strong lavender with a touch of mint.

    Both of...
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    Re: What do you really think of female compliments

    sharil, great post!

    I must be a split personality: on the one hand, it's nice that someone notices what I am wearing...on the other, I then wonder if I put too much on!!

    Let us know when you...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3 December 2005

    CHRISTIAN DIOR Bois D'argent


    Impressive....some notes in common with DIVINE L'homme Sage.


    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 30 November

    L.VILLORESI Garofan

    A second cousin to penhaligon's bluebell.


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    Re: Repulsive smells in amazing perfume

    no, not creed. *a fragrance from santa maria novella.

    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 November

    CREED Original Vetiver

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    Re: That means the term "PASTORAL"?

    HAHA! now for some bucolic scents...

    and griff, are verdent scents green but with teeth??


    AZTEC
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    Re: Similarities between Erolfa and MI

    wrong question. it's like asking which is better: apples or oranges, beach or mountain etc.


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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 22 November

    LACOSTE Booster


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  72. Thread: My friend

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    Re: My friend

    I'VE JUST thought of a new word.....FRONDING...to describe the experience of fragrance bonding. ;D


    Peace, your next challenge is to frond with someone without the beers.


    AZTEC
  73. Thread: Equipage!?

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    Re: Equipage!?

    YEARS FROM NOW when most of the scents launched in the last few years have faded into obscurity, my guess is that Equipage will still be around. if one definition of "classic" is the ability to stand...
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    Re: Do you tell the truth?

    what a great line! *Time for me to change "would you like to come back to my place and see the etchings that I did in prison?"


    AZTEC
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    Re: Mens version of Cinnabar

    I always associate JHL with cognac or armangnac...it has a liqueur like effect...maybe a little sweet initially but wears well over the day. If JHL were interior design, I guess it would be...
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    Re: Mens version of Cinnabar

    JHL ... but I have to confess to never having tried cinnabar!


    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 19 November

    CLIVE CHRISTIAN 1872 for a lazy day behind a microscope


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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 November

    Homme de Grès by Grès


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  79. Thread: My friend

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    Re: My friend

    just to clarify....my previous post wasn't meant as a compliment.


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  80. Thread: My friend

    by aztec
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    Re: My friend

    HE sounds like a Armani Acqua di Giò pour Homme kind of guy to me.

    AZTEC
  81. Thread: Fir?

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    Re: Fir?

    Fir trees belong to the conifer family so fragrances with notes like cypress may be what you are looking for. trouble is, there aren't too many!


    how about CREED Aubépine-Acacia?

    or for a...
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    Re: Undulating Iris Experiences?

    It's more than a so-so fragrance....it's incredibly beautiful and refined. *It has an exquisite ethereal quality that makes it something special. *There is a *slight metallic edge which for me takes...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 November

    VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Tsar

    first time to wear...


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    Re: Flour/flower + wood = Bois Farine!

    Mario, I enjoyed your comment. *I think you may have misunderstood me: *what I meant was that perfume companies would probably not mention 'waking up to find a pasty residue' in their advertising...
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    Re: Flour/flower + wood = Bois Farine!

    I like to wear Bois Farine from time to time. for me it's more flour than peanut. BTW, I can't quite see your description above making it into the advertising campaign!!

    AZTEC
  86. Re: Which versions of Gucci Pour Homme are these?

    I love the smell of pencil shavings....it's wonderful !


    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 November

    CREED Vetiver for me today...the old one.

    this evening after a bath, KNIZE Forrest.


    AZTEC
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 November

    CDG Calamus from SERIES 1: LEAVES

    sappy milky green fragrance...unusual and close to the skin


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    Re: Similar fragances *to Mark Birley?

    Steely I have to disagree with that....virgilio is sharp, dry, medicinal/herbal. The basil note is very strong. Virgilio is what I imagine Elizabethans put in their pomanders to ward of noxious fumes...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11 November

    CREED Green Valley


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    Re: Creed - Bois de Santal

    I wouldn't rule it out. Creed has made quite a few fragrances in the private collection that, for whatever reason, have not survived. I bought the last available bottle of Bois de Rhodes from the...
  92. Thread: Best Diptyque

    by aztec
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    Re: Best Diptyque

    IF YOU LIKE sharp, green and dry/herbal, virgilio is for you! but be careful...it is so sharp you can easily cut yourself when you put it on! I love it.

    AZTEC
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    Re: Creed Translation: French to English

    Keep it quiet otherwise everyone will want one!

    AZTEC
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    Re: Creed Translation: French to English

    Creed may have started as an english company but it is well and truly french now. you will find a little leaflet in every box that includes english. actually there is french text all over the...
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    Re: Ye olde barbershoppes

    also Penhaligons...they have a few locations i think.

    AZTEC
  96. Thread: Honey

    by aztec
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    Re: Honey

    fragrances with beeswax such as D'Orsay's Tilleul always remind me of honey...

    the carnation/rosewood/patchouli combination in Équipage by Hermès reminds me of a leathery honey....

    Both...
  97. Thread: *Héritage EDP*

    by aztec
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    Re: *Héritage EDP*

    Yes, I think that is right. Initially the higher alcohol might make more of an impact but after a while, it is the products with the higher concentration of oils that should produce the most sillage....
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    SOTD Friday 4 November 2005

    L'ARTISAN PARFUMEUR Tea for Two


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    Re: Who is Blaise Mautin?

    Reading some of these, it struck me once again, how difficult it must be to launch a career as a perfumer. Most young aspirants probably end up working for the big flavouring & commercial fragrance...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 1 November

    GUERLAIN L'heure Bleue


    for a not quite crepuscular mood...

    AZTEC
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