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  1. Re: Roja Dove Vetiver Cologne vs Roja Dove Parfum- What are the differences?

    I started a similar thread a while ago but canít find it to link it. I ended up getting the pure parfum. I had a discovery atomiser of both versions. The differences I found with my very untrained...
  2. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Exactly the same for me. Think I bought about 12 bottles during the last 3 months which is about how many I had in total before!
  3. Re: Hows Roja Dove Elysium the perfume cologne version?

    The parfum performance is excellent. Having said that i get pretty good performance from the cologne but mine's a couple of years old so maybe they changed it for the worse at some point...
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    Re: Going through Etat Libre d'Orange sample set

    I blind bought You or Someone Like You as was looking for a minty fresh fragrance and it did not disappoint. I've not tried anything else from this house though as most of the note combinations do...
  5. Re: Please recommend some musky scents for the summer

    Personally I think you nailed it with Adp Colonia. I can’t think of a better citrus/musk scent than that one.
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    I can see the similarities but found Viking to be the much better performer
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    Re: Buying my First Roja Fragnance

    Yeah I would go for this based on your preferences - edit misquoted I meant Diagliev

    But I would not blind buy a Roja as they are pretty pricey as far as fragrances are concerned. Wait until you...
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    Re: Creed Original Vetiver experience

    Also just to add this is a fantastic fragrance. I know it gets some criticism due to it having Vetiver in the name but not smelling prominently of Vetiver but it is there it’s just used in a very...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st June, 2020

    Roja Oceania
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    Re: Creed Original Vetiver experience

    I get pretty good performance from my 2019 bottle. One of the better performing Creeds in my experience.
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    Re: Armani Acqua di Gio ABSOLU

    Your description of the performance sounds pretty good to me. 7 hours with strong projection for first 2 hours? I certainly wouldn’t be complaining about that.

    Unfortunately I can’t help you with...
  12. Re: Hows Roja Dove Elysium the perfume cologne version?

    I think it’s great. Some complain about the longevity but I’ve always had good performance from it. It’s often referred to as an Aventus clone but I don’t really get much similarity between the two....
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    I was kinda hoping you might have addressed the point I made about the marketing aspect but on the other hand I’m kinda grateful you didn’t respond with some kind of pseudo essay that would have...
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    Ok mate. To be fair I haven’t read the entire thread so apologies if I’m going over old ground. All I’m saying is how can you say a fragrance smells ‘blue’ purely due to the notes? What fragrances...
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    Re: The Ultimate 'Dark Blue' Thread

    Surely the only reason we associate the colour blue with these types of fragrances is because of the marketing? The bottle and the advertising campaigns all feature the colour blue prominently (and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th June, 2020

    Tom Ford Oud Wood
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Just received mine today. Never really smelled it properly before. It’s nice, warm, fresh and spicy. A little synthetic smelling but very much the kind of smell I was hoping for. Reminds me a bit of...
  18. Re: Blind Buy Disappointment: The Basenotes in Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta

    I have a 20ml of Assoluta. I like it, it’s a nice refreshing summer fragrance. Nothing amazing and I think I prefer the original by a small margin.

    Don’t find it especially soapy mind you. More...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th June, 2020

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th June, 2020

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Viking!
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    Re: The Official Creed Viking Thread - Part 2

    Just received my bottle and my god this stuff is magnificent. The only downside is it has me questioning why I got a few others recently :cry:
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    Re: Suggestions for a niche summer 2020 scent?

    You should definitely get the Oceana 7.ml - It's lovely stuff!
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th June, 2020

    Creed Original Vetiver
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    Re: Vetiver fragrances inventory: under-the-radar

    I went for the EDP and love it.

    This is a great thread btw
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Changes all the time but right now I’m mostly wearing

    Roja Elysium Parfum
    Diptyque Vetyverio
    Creed GiT
    Creed Mi
    Roja Oceana
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Just ordered a bottle of Creed Viking. I swore no more fragrances until my birthday in August where I was going to treat myself to Roja Vetiver Parfum. But I managed to man justify it to myself by...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Diptyque Vetyverio as it’s a cloudy/rainy day in the UK and this type of darker Vetiver suits this weather. Then just switched it up with a spray of Roja Engima as I haven’t worn it ages. Love the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th June, 2020

    Sote: Roja Enigma Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th June, 2020

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th June, 2020

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    Re: Classy fragrance NON-vetiver based

    Creed Royal Mayfair
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th June, 2020

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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th June, 2020

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  37. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial recent batches impressions

    Perhaps. I guess my main fear is their thought is ‘Hey these guys have an amazing product, how can we maximise our value?’ Well I guess the obvious answer is to try and reduce the cost of producing...
  38. Re: Hi I'm new to the fragrance world need some help with Allure homme Lines.

    This
  39. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial recent batches impressions

    It still smells nice but it’s definitely not the fragrance it once was. Like most Creeds unfortunately. Only gonna get worse with the Blackrock takeover
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    Re: Reflection Man/Prada homme

    Completely different to my untrained nose
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th June, 2020

    Creed Aventus
  42. Re: Perfume - The movie all members here are obligated to watch!

    Watched this the other week and really enjoyed it. It's free on Prime.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th June, 2020

    Chanel Antaeus
  44. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    FdB - Oud Orange Intense. It’s ok but not great just like all their other offerings I’ve sampled recently.
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    Re: Your favorite warm weather Creed fragrances

    Erolfa
    Royal Water
    Pure White Cologne
    Vetiver Geranium
    Original Vetiver
    Neroli Sauvage

    Are all good ones for summer
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020

    Diptique Vetyverio
  47. Thread: What's happened?

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    Re: What's happened?

    OK so they didn't exactly say those brands are running a scam, they said they don't feel the prices they are asking justify the high price tags, which is a perfectly reasonable point of view. The...
  48. Thread: What's happened?

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    Re: What's happened?

    Would you mind giving a little more detail behind this? Or is it simply because of the high prices?
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Roja Vetiver Pour Homme
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    Re: Chanel Sycamore EDP or...?

    Recommend trying Diptyque Vetyverio which is in a similar ballpark imo
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Itís Reflection. Donít often reach for it but itís nice when i do :)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200531/3cad134dbf1b717c389308852681ccd7.jpg

    Current STOC
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 31st May, 2020

    Guerlain Homme EDT
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    Re: Masking BO: The Original Purpose of Perfumes

    Only at festivals
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    Re: A new way to enjoy fragrances at home

    Not done that but sounds like diffusers or scented candles might be a good option if you can’t spray on skin
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    Re: Anyone tried Ffern?

    I signed up to the waiting list and just been offered a place. Anyone else here been getting these and what do you think?

    I’m a bit apprehensive as I’ve bought a lot of fragrances recently and...
  57. Re: The Perfume of Happiness: The most uplifting perfume ever made

    Creed Millesime Imperial for me.
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    Re: Nose Paris sold fake Aventus?

    Nose is 100% legit. Creed have started using cellophane but never used to.
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Also agree. I ended up giving mine away but it is an excellent scent for the money.
  60. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    Yes this is pretty much how I feel. And as you say itís also nice when it starts to wear off to have the option to top it up with the same fragrance or to add something else that will complement the...
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    Re: looking for versatile Oud

    Tom Ford Oud Wood is pretty versatile as in its very office friendly. I find most proper Oud centric fragrances to not be very versatile to be honest. They tend to be pretty potent.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Diptyque Vetyverio because it just got delivered
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th May, 2020

    Just received Diptyque Vetyverio along with a few nice extras so this is my SOTA. Really nice vetiver fragrance, very pleased with my blind buy :)
  64. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    Cheers usually do 2 sprays to each side of neck at the back and 1 on each forearm. Guess this one was just a lot stronger than I was expecting!
  65. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    I should probably clarify what i mean by beast mode performance - A fragrance that you can constantly smell on yourself after you've sprayed it for may hours. When it feels like you are breathing it...
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    Re: Versatile office niche scent for under 150$?

    Pretty much every Creed in the main men's line.

    Would suggest getting a small sample of all of them and checking them out if you're not that familiar
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th May, 2020

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  68. Re: Reversals of Judgement: Reappraising your verdicts

    I never used to appreciate Vetiver fragrances but know I love them!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th May, 2020

    Thanks. It’s clearly a high quality fragrance and the performance is excellent. Not 100% my cup of tea but I’ve just started exploring this house. Preferred London Oud and New York Intense of the 3 I...
  70. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Fragrance Du Bios - New York Intense - Love this at first sniff, very refreshing!
  71. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 and Beau de Jour Signature

    I think they have a similar vibe but don't smell the same.

    I did think Eau Sauvage Parfum smelt very similar to MFK Masculin Pluriel though
  72. Re: Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    I'm talking more about fragrances that don't necessarily start crazy strong, more the ones that are quite linear and just stay close to the nose for hours on end never letting up. Even a pleasant...
  73. Anyone else not a fan of beast mode performance?

    Even if the fragrance is nice it can get a bit much when it's all you can smell all day and you just can't get away from it.

    Don't get me wrong I appreciate a fragrance that lasts but I much...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th May, 2020

    FDB - Milano
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    Creed Royal Mayfair - not sure if that counts but smells pretty floral to my nose.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th May, 2020

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne Should i get it ?

    To me it smells very clean - like freshly laundered linen. It's very nice and pleasant but it's not similar to SMW if you're looking for a direct replacement.
  78. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    VC Overseas Chrono is an awesome watch - I'm guessing you have the previous generation with the big date? Wish they'd kept that complication on the latest version.

    I had the previous gen plain 3...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th May, 2020

    FM - French Lover
  80. Re: Are You Passionate About Style/Fashion/Grooming As Much As Fragrance?

    Yes i am just as much a sucker for fancy clothes as I am for fancy fragrances :cry:

    To clarify though I am not about buying whatever is fashionable at the time (I honestly would have no idea what...
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    Re: Ultimate wide appeal 5 fragrance wardrobe

    All good man and I do broadly get where you’re coming from and you do have some valid points. I guess I just feel like whether you’re buying a £20 cheapie or a £2000 fragrance that comes in a gold...
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    Re: Ultimate wide appeal 5 fragrance wardrobe

    Wow that’s a lot of words and assumptions and whilst I could go back through your post and respond to each of your points I frankly just cannot be arsed - it’s too much for my brain to compute,...
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    Re: Ultimate wide appeal 5 fragrance wardrobe

    Thank you. Exactly what I meant and you put it far more eloquently than I did. Yes some things are arguably overpriced if you’re just considering the cost of manufacture but the emotional...
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    Re: Ultimate wide appeal 5 fragrance wardrobe

    Probably best not to assume things about the type of person who buys products such as Roja fragrances or Common Projects trainers. Maybe some of them do so for the reasons you suggest then again...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Fragrance Du Bois Capital sample pack. I really hope they’re awful for the sake of my wallet :laugh:
  86. Re: Gentle Fluidity Silver is a better version of Greed Irish Tweed

    Sums up my thoughts pretty nicely
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    Re: Today I Sold/Swapped/Binned

    I give most of my samples away once I’ve worn them once. hate having loads sitting around in the drawer. If it doesn’t make me want to buy a full bottle on first wearing then it’s generally out and...
  88. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Diptyque Vetyverio EDP plus a few freebies they threw in. Blind buy so fingers crossed!
  89. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    This is a good one. Bit fruitier than the original and longer lasting. recently got a 20ml bottle for the summer.
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    Poll: Re: Blind buying for 60th present

    Can’t go wrong with either Creed really. Would personally go GiT as the safer blind buy. Then again maybe Bdp is the better scent for a mature man? Depends on the person so only you can decide which...
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    Re: Amouge Reflection Man

    It doesn’t. It’s very floral but I find it can be a bit too thick/cloying sometimes especially if you overspray. Prefer it in cooler weather for that reason. Recommend sampling first.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 24th May, 2020

    Creed Original Vetiver. Might top it up with some Roja Vetiver later on.
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    Re: Amouge Reflection Man

    Similar vibe but they don’t really smell the same at all imo
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    Re: Ultimate 5 fragrance wardrobe

    Completely agree. The stuff is amazing.
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    Re: Any fans of Nishane Hacivat?

    Yep this was my experience too. Glad I only tested it in store.
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    Re: New Roja Parfums - Oceania

    Excellent description.

    I’m finding it a very pleasing scent to wear and with regards to performance it’s excellent imo. It’s not a beast but I can still smell several hours after applying.

    I...
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    Re: Ultimate 5 fragrance wardrobe

    No. It really is great (IMO) it’s just very expensive. If you’re not prepared to pay the price then maybe it’s just not for you. There is no logic when it comes to the price of luxury items, there’s...
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    Re: Ultimate 5 fragrance wardrobe

    Love Elysium. It’s an amazing fragrance but does get some hate for the very expensive price. If it was Chanel and cost £75 it would be a mass hit imo
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    Re: Vetiver fragrances inventory: under-the-radar

    Anyone have any opinions on Dyptique Vetyverio? Just ordered a bottle so looking for positive confirmation :coolold:

    I also have a 7.5ml of Roja Vetiver Parfum and itís the most incredible Vetiver...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Diptyque Vetyverio EDP. It was a blind buy and yes I know what I said in my thread :cry:

    On the plus side I found a code which got a free small candle and a 10ml sample of Eau Capital EDP plus the...
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