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    Re: Men use women's perfume

    A quick search will reveal a plethora of threads on this topic.
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    Re: How do I control monster fragrances?

    Spray into the space in front of you, and step through. You don't really want it in areas that get really hot because once you've worked up a sweat it reeeaaally travels. I also spray in spots away...
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    Re: Is a Rollerball ever Preferred?

    The carrying agent is different. My favorutie rendition of Narciso Rodriguez for Her is the rollerball EDT. NOT the EDT spray, not the EDP spray, but the rollerball version.
  4. Re: Dealing with large collections and problems of choice...

    Reasearch show that humans are happier when presented with fewer choice (2-3).
  5. Re: How many bottles of fragrance can you 'handle'?

    I always want more but I feel pressure to sell and downsize at about 20 bottles. The pressure is huge and stresses me out but every month I find something new I want to buy!
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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    More more more! Keep posting, I love reading about Caron fragrances. There is ONE STORE where I live that carries maybe 3 of Caron's fragrances. No samplers.
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    Re: What would Cruella De Vil wear?

    Bandit was my answer as well.
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    Re: Looking For Firewood Type Fragrance?

    Contrary to the above, I think Jeke fits what you're looking for absolutely. Huge smoke, artistic, autumn scent.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Hahahahah!! What a bummer!
    Now I gotta check this scent out.
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    Re: Good College Scent under $50?

    You weren't lying when you said you were still in school.
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    Black Friday purchases:

    Slumberhouse Jeke and Norne. I'm wearing my Jeke sample as my SOTD.

    http://i.imgur.com/PBEMriE.jpg
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Ah, I missed the fine print on their FB page.

    "TODAY is BLACK FRIDAY!!!

    Fragrances are 20% off site wide. (A couple of exceptions apply.)
    Use coupon code "cedar" at checkout.

    Our new...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    These deals will apply through Monday, December 2. A lot of great deals to be had as a lot of niche fragrances never go on sale.

    EDIT: And only 2 bottles of SOVA left.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I purchased Jeke with Slumberhouse's Black Friday sale, and also missed out on Norne. I didn't really have a need for Norne right away (as it's not my favourite) but hearing about the bottle change...
  15. Re: Slumberhouse Jeke (extrait version - 2013)

    Annnnd I just pulled the trigger on Jeke. I wish Norne was still in stock.
  16. Re: Is Wire Transfer of $2,000 to fragrancenet safe?

    Seriously just get your friend to buy and ship it to you. You pay your friend. Boom.
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    I own Coromandel! You know what, it took me about 6 months to warm up to Coromandel. NSTPerfume blog described it as "matronly". I couldn't form an opinion at first, but now it smells very luxe to me...
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    Bad patchouli to me is patchouli with armpit, hahaha.
    Usually a combination of BO and patchouli oils.
  19. Re: Is Guerlain Shalimar Eau de Parfum too 'grown up' for my 26 yrold girlfriend?

    God damn I love Shalimar. Hands down one of the best fragrances ever made.
    With that said, my first reaction to it was not positive.
    It smelled like old grandmas and second hand stores.

    It took...
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    Re: Bread Note

    I think Serge Lutens Jeux de Peau is extremely sweet and dessert-like, which to me is not bread. L'Artisan Bois Farine​ gets my vote.
  21. Re: I can not stop buying fragrances so I am thinking about selling my collection!

    Hi. I totally know what you mean. When comparing numbers, I am nowhere near as much in bottles per year compared to you but the effects are the same. It's the chase, then splurging, the waiting (for...
  22. Re: The 1980s were THE most important for male fragrance

    I'm a fan of 80's powerhouses. So crazy and yet so accepted back then.
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.17388.jpg

    I just bought 1932 by Chanel because it was a good deal. I have a sample of it from a while back and remembering it felt like the cousin of Coromandel,...
  24. Re: What makes a Chanel smell like a Chanel?

    Angela of NSTP once said, "Say 'classic Chanel' to perfume lovers, and likely they envision a greyhound of a fragrance — aldehydic, elegant and restrained." and I agree.
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    Re: Dana's Tabu version in niche?

    I looooove TABU. I have a vintage EDT and it is one that I will always have in my wardrobe. To me, it is equal all the current niche fragrances when it comes to originality and quality. Just love it.
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    Re: 'Fruity' for a teenage girl

    D&G L'imperatrice
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    Re: SOTD: Monday November 11, 2013

    Testing my blind buy: L'Artisan Dzongkha
  28. Re: Do you REALLY like it...or are you forcing yourself to like it?

    After trying it in both hot and cold weather, and I still don't love it, I sell it. That happened with Serge Lutens Chergui, Bvlgari Black, and ALMOST Chanel Coromandel. It took me 6 months for that...
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    I got these three on a buy two get one free deal:

    L'artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
    L'artisan Parfumeur Timbuktu
    L'artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha
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    Re: Fragrancenet no longer ships to Canada

    Whoa what. Fragrancenet has been my go to for a lot of my orders. I hope they come back soon. Maybe they'll lower the shipping price? Hahaha, one can dream.
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    Re: Most complimented Fragrance

    My SO always complments me when I'm wearing Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan. I get a lot of compliments with Montale Jasmin Full from other guys as well.
  32. Re: is an aquatic scent better than a leather & steel scent?

    There is no "Better", just preferences.
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus question

    The 80's? It was my dad's 80's early 90's scent. Huge, powerful, and strong.
  34. Re: Anyone ever worry about possible adverse effects from fragrance on your skin over many years?

    I'd worry about sun exposure 100x before I start to worry about wearing fragrances.
  35. Re: Affordable (less than $50) fall/winter cologne for a male smoker.

    Polo Green for SURE.
  36. Re: Can a Male pull off Amouage Memoir Woman?

    No, sorry!

    But here are a couple reviews on it from Fragrantica by some dudes:

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    "After trying a few days of Memoir Man I moved onto Memoir Woman.
    ...
  37. Re: Can you help find my fantasy Cologne?

    I was going to say Antaeus as well.
  38. Re: Are certain perfume houses known for certain flourishes or feels, and what are they?

    They burn my nose too! With the exception of Pleasures. My mom wears Pleasures and it's a nice scent.
  39. Re: Can a Male pull off Amouage Memoir Woman?

    I was in a thread where many gents prefer Memoir Woman over Memoir Man. I'm sure you can pull it off :)
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    Re: Sycomore by Chanel a Beast?

    I find Sycomore long lasting...but I wouldn't call it a beast. It's too fine to be a beast :D
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 6 November 2013

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ZV-_j6siO2Q/T40x67V0QeI/AAAAAAAABH8/OgrWvjPBM7s/s1600/L_Artisan_Tea_for_two.jpg

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Tea for Two. I haven't worn this one in a long time and MMMMMM is it...
  42. Poll: Re: Versace Eau Fraiche or Chanel Edition Blanche

    Best place to get Edition Blanche? Or is this one of those fragrances that you just suck it up and buy at the Chanel counter?
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    Re: What Kind of Perfumes Male Models Wear?

    Probably something really generic. They all look the same...
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    Re: Is my nose broken?

    Don't worry, I don't smell the pineapple either. Move on to other fragrances, yay!
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    Poll: Re: Signature scent - narrowed down

    I hugged a colleague, and reeeeaaaally liked what he was wearing. It was L'homme. It was great on him. I tried it on a strip of paper at the counter a few months later and this one is definitely one...
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    Re: SOTD, Monday May 13th, 2013

    A sample of Diptyque Volutes today! Comforting on a cool grey day.
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    Re: SOTD—Friday, May 10, 2013

    A friend gifted me a sample of Hermes Vanille Galante so that'[s what I'm wearing today. Very unexpected!

    http://www.maxitendance.com/wp-content/uploads/HLIC/fdf2b6f45208599c0e050a5bc720f613.jpg
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    Re: designer men's fragranes with jasmine?

    Caron may not be niche but they sure are niche quality.
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    Re: Looking For Firewood Type Fragrance?

    Jeke from Slumberhouse!!
    Norne smells more like live trees versus Jeke which smells of firewood.

    http://perfumeposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Jeke-Slumberhouse.jpg
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    Re: Longevity vs touch-ups

    It is for me. I cannot in good conscience keep buying more without guilt if I am not finishing the bottles that I buy.
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday 9th May 2013

    I'm going to bed with L'Artisan's Tea for Two! I'm have 90% left of my 100mL and I'm already wondering if I should seek out another bottle.
  52. Re: *Soft* boozy, slightly sweet/fruity and/or nutty perfume

    I've never smelled this one but from reviews, Guerlain's Tonka Imperiale fits your description.

    Quote from NSTPerfume:

    "Tonka Impériale starts quite boozy and rather rich, and for a moment, I...
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    Re: Bikram Yoga - Fragrances? yes or no?

    It gets a big NO from me, out of respect for the other attendees who also paid money to be there.
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    Re: Longevity vs touch-ups

    Not NoirDrakkar, but I personally don't mind reapplying because there is no way in hell that I'm ever going to finish my bottles otherwise.
  55. Re: Where are all the Vintage Creed bottles?

    Ah, an antique.
  56. Re: My fragrance journey has come to and end. My last bottle.

    I've never hit a hobby/passion so hard. It was balls to the walls I NEED everything right now! kind of love affair. It's becoming a true problem (when I say problem, I mean I am racking up my credit...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, May 7

    Bvulgari Black. I haven't made up my mind about this fragrance yet.
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    Re: The kind daddy

    Turin and Sanchez said that Chergui fits that image, and I totally do not agree!
  59. Re: My wife: "What is that...it smells kind of girlie"

    I don't like to equate Flowers to Femininity but a lot of people do, unfortunately.
  60. Re: Which discontinued fragrance is number one on your list?

    The original Narcisse Noir. And then I want to sample Nombre Noir.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 6th May 2013

    Cuir de Russie on my arms and Miss Dior Cherie on my chest.
  62. Re: What have I bought? (L'Heure Bleue "vintage"?)

    It looks to be a tester. I've seen a few Shalimars in that bottle and they are often labeled as a tester. I may be wrong, however.
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    Re: I Bought May 2013

    Today I blind-bought Bvlgari Black.

    http://www.parallelimported.co.nz/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/b/v/bvlgari_black_bottle_3.jpg
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    Re: SotD Thursday 2nd of May 2013

    I might go sniffing later on so I haven't put on anything...
    If I end up staying home I will probably wear Chanel Cuir de Russie.
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    Re: If You Could Choose

    I haven't smelled Joy but I prefer Shalimar to LHB.
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    Re: Do you really care for your fragrances?

    I care for my fragrances for sure. I enjoy the collecting aspect and picking out what to wear for the day.
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 01.May.2013

    I started the day with Frederic Malle's Un Rose and am ending the day with Dior Poison.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 29th April 2013

    Going to bed with Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: Subtle warm apple pie fragrance?

    Yeah, forget about the perfume. Just give me the pie!

    Actually this thread has made me want to revisit Hermessence Ambre Narguile.
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 25 April 2013

    CB I hate Perfume Black march today!
  71. Re: BBC documentary "Smell of the future"

    Amazing! Thank you for the link.
  72. Re: would you wear a night time fragrance during the day?

    Whether a fragrance is more for 'night time' than day is a personal opinion.
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    Re: Affordable Niche

    You can find Serge Lutens for $73+ which is cheaper than some designers.
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday 23rd April, '13

    Today is my decant of Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan. Really love falling asleep to this!
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    Re: Questions for fragrance lovers

    $600 since Feburary 1 this year.
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    Re: SOTD - Monday 22nd April 2013

    Serge Lutens Un Lys.
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    Re: Plum Crazy! (the search for plum notes)

    Dior Poison!
  78. Re: “We should put more energy to the things we like about ourselves”

    http://theshapeofamother.com/ and http://www.mybodygallery.com/ what what!
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    Re: My enthusiasm is waning

    I don't visit the Male Fragrance section much anymore due to the same reasons. The rest of Basenote is still fun and there are lots to explore! Try out some blogs, too.
  80. Re: “We should put more energy to the things we like about ourselves”

    Hahahah!!!! This had me laughing, because it is all true.

    I never liked Dove's viral video even when it first came out. It seemed really insincere and tried really hard to be on the 'good' side of...
  81. Re: I'm sampling a lot, and VERY few catch my eye. What's going on?

    Yeah, I mean if I'm not going to get enough likes on Facebook, I won't purchase it!




    Just kidding. I meant Full-Bottle worthy. I sample a lot, but only few are full bottle purchase worthy.
  82. Re: “We should put more energy to the things we like about ourselves”

    30 roses, if you want to see photoshopping, check out this link: http://nienna1990.deviantart.com/gallery/?catpath=%2Fflash%2F

    Click in, and hover over the image to see the after.
  83. Re: I'm sampling a lot, and VERY few catch my eye. What's going on?

    Sampling is awesome. So many frangrances on here just sound like something I would absolutely LOVE. I write all the interesting ones down and I start sampling. Only about 1/20 are FB worthy for me,...
  84. Re: I need male fragrance recommendations based on some music and pictures I like.

    Chanel Cuir de Russie?
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    Re: Small But Perfectly Formed?

    I think that it is perfectly plausible to have a versatile wardrobe at under 50. I started out wanting no more than 12 bottles, but when I made a list of all the ones I wanted to do a FB purchase,...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 18th April 2013

    Serge Lutens Chergui
  87. Re: I just smelled Green Irish Tweed and Aventus.

    The fuss is just hype. In the end, perfume is such a subjective thing. One doesn't work for everybody.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 17th April 2013

    Slumberhouse Jeke

    http://perfumeposse.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Jeke-Slumberhouse.jpg
  89. Re: Your Most Recent Purchase That You're Very Happy With

    Vintage Dana Tabu. It was a blind buy and an awesome one.
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    Re: Old School "Powerhouse" Scent

    To me, they are similar in the sense that they are all very STRONG. One spray and its presence is known. My uncle only wears power houses like Antaeus and the original Polo green.
  91. Re: Straight versus Gay preferences: A Scientific Study

    Well, I'm not surprised. Gay men like men! Why would they go for girly smelling things if they prefer MEN and masculinity?
  92. Re: Tell me about Bandit versions & formulae

    Cacio, does the "bringing perfumes back up to spec" include fracas?
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    Re: weather appropriate & effect

    Only thing I can think of is...

    Ever been on a crowded bus in the middle of summer and SOMEONE on the bus is choking everyone out with their thick and heavy perfume? Don't be that guy.
  94. Re: What are the best selling fragrances for college aged females?

    Some off the top of my head...

    Marc Jacobs Lola
    Marc Jacobs Daisy
    Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
    Stella McCartney Stella
    Chloe See by Chloe
    Theirry Mugler Angel
    Dior Miss Dior Cherie
    Gucci Flora
  95. Re: Thoughts on Signature Scent: Good vs Bad?

    I started out searching for my signature scent. The holy grail. The process of this journey is so fun, however, that I'm taking my sweet-ass time sniffing, testing, and buying. I have a feeling that...
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    Re: Today I Bought - April Edition

    Gifts certainly count in my books!
    That sounds fantastic! Enjoy!
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    Fun - "Perfumatic Machine"

    I was browsing some sold antiques and came across this:

    http://i.imgur.com/DHSgJER.jpg

    Gas Station Perfumatic Machine Coin Op

    Coin Operated Pink metal machine that dispenses Perfume....
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    Re: Best cologne for a 14 1/2 year old?

    YSL L'Homme!
  99. Re: Looking for a scent for my girlfriend!

    Why???




    Miss Dior Cherie or Tobacco Vanille.
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    Re: Worst Niche Line And Why ?

    Creed and Bond No. 9. It's silly to pay full retail price for these.
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