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  1. Looking for an aquatic-peppery masculine scent

    Try Andree Putman Preparation Parfumee

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  2. Thread: Connecticut

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    Re: Connecticut

    Has anyone been here recently? Their website appears to still be up and operational. If it's there I'd be very interested in checking it out.

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    And if not, any other gems in...
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    Re: Honour by Amouage - New Fragrance!

    The bottle feels like it should house something "creamy". Can't wait to try this one as usual, though I know I can't afford it... Darn!
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    Re: I think I've "retired"!

    I've sort of been going through the same myself. To be honest, I've just gone through the bitter ends of what WAS an amazing relationship, that ended VERY poorly and dragged out for well over a...
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    Re: WTF Of The Day!

    Not quite as bad, but when I purchased Creed Green Valley from Neiman Marcus, I walked out and opened it up, to find a bottle with a good 1/5 - 1/6 missing. They apologized and promptly exchanged it,...
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    Re: What do you think of Frapin 1270?

    Honestly? Nothing. It's very unique, at least to my nose.
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    Re: Heeley - Any recommendations

    Iris de Nuit is beautiful.
  8. Re: Name a Personal Gem that never gets mentioned here.

    ^ Not fair Griff! Orphee is IMPOSSIBLE to find.
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    Re: Top 10 Best Summer Scents for 2011

    MI
    GIT
    Un Jardin Sur le Nil
    L'Humaniste
    Bleecker Street
    Dior Homme Cologne
    ... Whatever else I add in the coming months
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    Poll: Re: Can you smell Iso E Super

    I actually disagree with people that say they can smell it in fragrances. I've now done extensive testing with Molecule 01, and one thing I'm certain of is that the nose needs to tune itself in to...
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    Re: sour & tart refreshing citrus?

    Hermes Un Jardin Sur le Nil
  12. Re: Atelier fragrances. Fresh longlasting projection beasts. Your thoughts?

    Trefle Pur is too unoriginal for my tastes. Smells very similar to Angeliques Sous La Pluie and others in the genre.
  13. Thread: Realities.

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    Re: Realities.

    100% Bond. 10X overpriced and completely derivative.
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    Re: Le Labo Rose 31

    I totally agree. Rose 31 is truly a magical fragrance. While I DO love it, it's magical in the sense that hardly anyone dislikes it. Cumin haters, rose haters, iso-e haters, all seem to come to the...
  15. Re: If You Love ________ ....than You will Love_________

    If I love Vetiver Pour Elle, then I will love.....?
  16. Re: I got bombarded with compliments this past weekend

    I think it's truly disgusting, and that's coming from someone that likes fresh scents. Really really putrid stuff, and my experience is with a Neiman Marcus tester, twice. I really don't know what...
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    Re: Fragrance that smells like Dr. Pepper

    Wait, was that first post a nod to the "Most interesting man in the world" commercials? Because if it was, touche. lol
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    Re: Creed and BeautyEncounter

    Beautyencounter is 100% legit. I've bought 2 Creeds through them before, as well as numerous other items.
  19. Re: Niche Line Memo (Calling all Vetiver Fans!!!!)

    Super bump! I forgot I ever started this thread, but I've recently become very interested again in Moon Safari. Has anyone tried it in the couple of years it's been out?
  20. Re: New Fragrance: A Lab on Fire - L'Anonyme ou OP-1475-A

    Available on their website now. Plus 20% off currently.
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    Re: Michael Kors and Creed Aventus

    I disagree with the other posters. There is a similarity, but people are failing to pay attention to the specific accords and are instead looking at the entire composition. There IS a common accord,...
  22. Re: Fat Electrician by ELO smells like nothing (No-Scent)

    Then there is something wrong. I'm not saying it's a powerhouse, but there should be no question that it's a fragrance and one that you can smell quite clearly. Cedar, vetiver and vanilla; pretty...
  23. Re: Nautica Oceans... Faint? Or did I get a dud?

    When I tried it on, I smelled literally nothing. As strong as tap water on my skin.
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    Re: Kristiansand NY blind buy?

    I really can't imagine By Man being better than Kristiansand. I'm not saying it's the greatest frag of all time, but I can see no way to improve upon the scent in that bottle, and seeing as how...
  25. Le Labo Gaiac available in NY, LA, London and Online. Proceeds going to aid Japan

    Not sure if this has been brought up yet on the boards, but I just read that Le Labo will be selling Gaiac 10 in the NY, LA and London stores as well as online, with all proceeds going to the...
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    Re: Kristiansand NY blind buy?

    I think it's relatively safe, especially if you already like By Man. But the real reason I'm posting on this thread, is because of this text I got from my girlfriend today: "I can still smell...
  27. Re: New Fragrance: A Lab on Fire - L'Anonyme ou OP-1475-A

    Not to mention, how about this refreshing info from their facebook page?

    "It started with a simple question:
    "Why is a bottle of niche fragrance so expensive?"
    Next to some niche brands, Chanel...
  28. Re: New Fragrance: A Lab on Fire - L'Anonyme ou OP-1475-A

    Wow. I am all over this. I am the resident blind-buy hater, but even I will jump for $15.
  29. Re: Has anyone ever been in a Sony store? Want a fragrance that smells like it.

    Thanks guys. I have a sample of Cuir Ottoman, and it's close, but if vanilla is in there it's not nearly important enough a note. So, Cuir Ottoman with more vanilla?
  30. Re: Has anyone ever been in a Sony store? Want a fragrance that smells like it.

    Next time you go back remember this thread. I had been in prior to reading about their scent, and when I went in next... BOOM! It hit me. And the best part, is that it's not disgusting and...
  31. Re: Has anyone ever been in a Sony store? Want a fragrance that smells like it.

    Thanks Ron. I could have sworn leather was there too, but either way I appreciate the added info!
  32. Has anyone ever been in a Sony store? Want a fragrance that smells like it.

    I read somewhere that Sony had contracted an outside company to develop a scent to emit from the vents in their stores. It was specifically designed to appeal to both men and women in certain ways,...
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    Re: I miss Bois d'Argent COLOGNE...

    Allow me to recommend two fragrances you should definitely seek out, as both share a number of similarities to Bois d'Argent. Both happen to be by Parfumerie Generale: Iris Oriental and Cuir d'Iris....
  34. Re: D.S. & Durga....anyone heard of this before?

    They have them at J.Crew? I could manage a stop there if they have them.
  35. Re: Typical (Re: Frustrating) Conversation with Friend about Fragrance

    Oh jeez. I remember this thread. Nothing's changed, he's still my best friend too. I'm more surprised that I used AIM back then! I haven't used that in ages!
  36. Re: Bought a record 14 Bottles in five days - Retail

    That's no joke! Those aren't cheap scents either. WOW
  37. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    Really? I'm pretty sure it's the opposite. Just because they aren't quirky and "different" doesn't mean that they aren't originators. They have a conservative style, but they generally have not...
  38. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    You clearly have not taken the time to read this thread. There have been an incredible wealth of very well thought out arguments from both sides. None of which, resulted to the cliche Basenotes...
  39. Re: Name me popular fragrances that remind you very much of another fragrance..

    Really? Windsor and AdP Colonia? Bulgari Black and CPM?
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    Re: Frapin L'Humaniste?

    I do. And love it.
  41. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    Just saying, this is an incredibly entertaining thread, and surprisingly civil. Nice job boys! And I'm in the camp that could care LESS about their claims. Give me the juice and you keep the...
  42. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial - Gold plated bottle vs Clear bottle

    Perhaps fresher is better, but it's been mentioned a few times recently that the older batches were MUCH better than the current. If that's so, then I would sacrifice "freshness" and get the higher...
  43. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    I guess this is common sense, but would you speculate the color is due to its age then?
  44. Re: Does Anyone Find Tom Ford's Musk Frags Soapy?

    Cacio, what's the name of that oil if you don't mind me asking?
  45. Re: Is this the oldest Creed bottle you've ever seen ?

    WHOA! That's a find. Quite a beauty, and cheap at that!
  46. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    This! I still remember smelling MI for the first time. It was my very first time ever visiting a higher-end Department Store (Neiman Marcus in this instance), and first time smelling something more...
  47. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    Dullah, speaking of the current batches now, if it is no longer the best fruity aquatic of all time, and the old batch is out of question, what holds that position for you?
  48. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    Because it smells like God hugged the Sun, and then came down and gave you a big bear hug. Yum, it smells AMAZING.
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    Re: Similar to Bois d'Orage/French Lover?

    I find Monocle Scent Two: Laurel to be very similar to French Lover. I'm not sure if I'm alone on that or not, but I found them to share more than a few similarities.
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes smells like A*men

    I'm sure you considered it before shelling out for a sample, but if you can find ANY way to sample this from an authorized dealer, maybe you should try that. Because in all honesty, the fragrances...
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes smells like A*men

    Word for word, what I was going to say.
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    Re: Interesting comment on Acqua Di Gio today.

    Wow. This might be the most ignorant post I've ever seen. There isn't a single iota of truth in anything here. If you can't sense the immense difference in quality then I feel sorry for you. And next...
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    Re: Interesting comment on Acqua Di Gio today.

    Clearly she has good taste if she knows of Creed. On smell alone, they are some of the most luxurious and well-made scents out there.
  54. Re: Has anyone ever heard of the house Bergduft?

    Timaru, did you ever get around to trying these?
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    Re: Spicey Rum Scent (EDT) suggestions

    5th or is it more? For Idole. It matches the description perfectly.
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    Re: Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe: Underrated?

    Thanks guys. Glad to hear there are others who appreciate this stuff too. JR, I've got a ton of new expenses recently and coming up, that are going to put a huge halt on any frag purchases. I'm now...
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    Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe: Underrated?

    I don't know what led me to resample this after it had been sitting untouched for about 2 years now, but I did. And boy, what a pleasant surprise! I know, I've read the reviews, and apparently it has...
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    Re: New CARON for man - YUZU MAN

    Awwwwww. Basil and verbena? Boo. I'll still try it, but I am NO fan of basil and verbena.
  59. Thread: oooops!

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    Re: oooops!

    Hahahaha. Funny post. Yea, to anyone who thinks their skin soaks up scents or they can't smell this after a few hours, do the rest of the ozone layer a favor and go easy on the trigger. It's there,...
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    Re: Lightly sweet, cold Lavender

    Thank you all for your recommendations. I've got some testing to do don't I? Again, thanks for all the recommendations and if there are any more, keep em' coming!
  61. Re: YSL M7 has to be one of the most popular designer men's fragrance in the fragrance world

    I was going to say. In the US it may be one of the biggest sales flops out there.
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    Lightly sweet, cold Lavender

    Hi Guys. I really like Invasion Barbare, and if it wasn't so expensive MAY have picked it up, but even for how good it is, I find it a bit too one dimensional for my tastes. I'm looking for something...
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    Yep. That's what I wrote just above yours. Price is not subjective, it's objectively determined by the demand of the market. I'm pretty sure if Creed charged too much, it would reflect in poor sales.
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    Re: Your ultimate white shirt fragrance?

    Stop! La la la la la. I'm not listening! I want to try it, but ESPECIALLY going forward, what with moving out of my parent's home, buying a car, etc. I will never have the money to afford this one....
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    Oh, no, Primrose this wasn't targeted at you. To be completely honest, I've only briefly skimmed the thread. This was directed at the OP, because I have noticed this exact same stuff be brought up by...
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    I guess everyone who claims they have "obscene prices" clearly don't subscribe to the free market economy theory. Obscenity (at least in this instance) is purely subjective, so to state it as fact,...
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    I understand. But this isn't critique of the perfumes, nor is it a one-time deal. This is a very real pattern of continued bashing of an entire perfume house based SOLELY on a dislike for their...
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    Re: An Open Invitation To Creed...

    I don't understand why you care SO much about a house, which you admittedly don't care for, to consistently bring them up? Not even just mentioning it in others' threads but starting them. Ok, we get...
  69. Re: Let's make up some SILLY PERFUME THREAD TITLES here!

    "Did you ever notice 'Basenotes' is spelled incorrectly on it's own website?"

    "What does GIT stand for? While we're at it, since when did the band Creed get into the perfume industry?"

    "Which...
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    Re: Parfumerie General Coze

    Absolute no-go for me. I hope I don't ruin this for anyone with this, but to me it smells remarkably similar to chapstick.
  71. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Dior Vetiver
    Amouage Reflection Man
    L'Antimatiere
    Silver Musk
  72. Re: New Fragrances: Masaki Matsushima - Shiro & Art Homme

    I don't know if they ever sold the entire line at my local Sephora, but I'm pretty sure they still have one or two of their fragrances there. Wonder if these will end up there?
  73. Re: Coca-Cola need to come out with a Coca-Cola Fragrance....

    This too! Wow, perfumers need to get on this!
  74. Re: Coca-Cola need to come out with a Coca-Cola Fragrance....

    Nooooooo m7 doesn't smell like Coke. At least not to me. But, I agree; come out with a scent inspired by Cola and I would be very interested. Sniffing the bubbles from a freshly poured, ice-cold...
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    Poll: Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille

    Other: Very good, perhaps the best vanilla, but far too expensive for such a one-dimensional, non-versatile scent. A decant is more than enough for me.
  76. Re: What Fragrances Would You Like To Try/Buy But Are Hard To Find

    Oh yes! Orphee too!
  77. Re: What Fragrances Would You Like To Try/Buy But Are Hard To Find

    L'eau de Ryokuei

    I've wanted to try it forever.
  78. Re: Ambra by Mazzolari - Too feminine for a man to wear?

    Yep, it smelled like a classic feminine fragrance to my nose. Quite beautiful, but IMO it would smell better on a woman.
  79. Has anyone ever heard of the house Bergduft?

    I just stumbled upon this house on AlzD and one of the fragrances sounds amazing!

    Edelweiss:
    Topnote: Spices, Lemon, Bergamott
    Heartnote: Iris, Vanilla, Jasmine
    Basenote: Cedarwood,...
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    Re: Sel de Vetiver or Sel Marin

    To be completely honest, I don't think they're that comparable apart from being both homages to the sea. Sel Marin has a bunch of similar fragrances that you'll find by doing a search for "marine"...
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    Re: Pure Havane -- a Summary Review

    Wait, I said "cheap bargain cigar" lol. I don't think they're high quality at all!
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    Re: Pure Havane -- a Summary Review

    I love me some black n milds. But really, if it tries to go for a cheap bargain cigar, and doesn't make it, how good can it be?
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    Re: Patou Pour Homme on eBay

    I agree. That's simply ridiculous. I don't care what anyone says, there is NO way it's THAT good.
  84. Re: Discontinued *By Man, D&G* is back into stock @ fragrancenet

    Is it now? I can't offer much of a rebuttal since I've never tried By Man, but I have heard numerous fans mention Kristiansand's similarity.
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    Re: Tenacious fragrance.....in a good way

    Escentric Molecules Escentric 01 is like that for me. I LOVE how my clothes that I wore it in smell after they go through the wash.
  86. Re: Discontinued *By Man, D&G* is back into stock @ fragrancenet

    Kristiansand is far cheaper.
  87. Re: Advice on a summer frag with citrus & peppery woods...

    Well I've got the peppery quality down, but not as much the citrus, I would recommend Andree Putnam Preperation Parfumee.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    I know right? It's unique, I can say that much for it. But personally, I find it's syntheticness (is that a word? lol) tiring over the course of a day. I've become a lemon detractor in fragrances and...
  89. Re: Parfumerie Generale Praline de Santal and Tonkamande [limited editions]

    Praline de Santal actually looks really good. Will definitely try that one out.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Firstly, I haven't updated my wardrobe in a LONG time. It's now firmly a 3-star fragrance. But, that being said, at least Edition Blanche is unique. Show me another scent that smells like lemon...
  91. Poll: Re: Definitive Poll: TFPB Tobacco Vanille vs. SL Chergui?

    Did that ever get concluded? lol All I remember was that it remained open way past when it was supposed to end and so we didn't know who won. But you have a point, it was at LEAST top two, if not the...
  92. Re: Vetiver 48 is Dead. Long Live Vetiver 48. Let's Talk About It.

    I always really liked it too. It's a shame I didn't give it more of a chance, apart from passing sniffs when I was shopping. But it did always strike as something that just flat out smelled GOOD. Too...
  93. Poll: Re: Definitive Poll: TFPB Tobacco Vanille vs. SL Chergui?

    I'm honestly shocked that TV is winning this. Chergui is pretty much perfection in a bottle; it's blending, quality, smell, sillage, longevity, everything is damn near perfection. Tobacco Vanille, on...
  94. Re: Guys, if you were going to seduce somebody, what scent would you be wearing? ++

    And those that have chose Rose 31 instead. lol
  95. Re: Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme Toniq and Aqva Pour Homme Marine Toniq

    Beats me lol. I'm not quite sure what a brand new silk knit sweater smells like. But, like I said, the only thing I can consciously associate the note I smelled with was with pumpkin flesh.
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    Re: Ultra-Tenacious Scents

    Nasomatto Duro. It hurts my nose AND my head.
  97. Re: Does CREED pay people to write positive things about CREED products?

    You are perfectly allowed to have your own opinion, but you would be in the HEAVY minority. This isn't just a BN phenomenon. The stuff is probably the most lucrative niche company in the world, and I...
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    Re: 10 Disasterpieces - Your list

    My list is only occupied by ONE fragrance. Because I have yet to find an abomination that even begins to come close to the monstrosity that is Hilde Soliani Stecca, I can't make a list, just a single...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    I would bet money it will not. It smells so derivative, it's not even funny.
  100. Re: Is it just me, or does Amouage Reflection for Men smells like Le Male mixed with Corn Tortillas.

    You're in for a treat with Memoir and Dia. Both are two of my absolute favorite Amouages. I don't like Epic, but that's just personal preference.
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