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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Yesterday I bought Floris' Honey Oud. Very excited to give this a full wearing. i've been itching to get this for months. it's my Xmas present to myself.
    And the experience of he purchase was...
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    ...Excuse me, haven't you forgotten THE Christmas...

    ...Excuse me, haven't you forgotten THE Christmas film?

    Which one, you ask? Here's a clue...

    "Yippee kai-aye, mother"....well you know the rest.. And what would Hans Grueber be wearing?
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    Re: Just want to say......

    you're welcome *blushes*
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    possibly Tom Ford TV, although for some reason I feel the pull of something "vetivery" so maybe Sycamore??? I'll decide in the morning. oh, the anticipation....
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    Just want to say......

    Just have to say to everyone....



    * * A VERY VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL * *

    Wanted to get this in today as...
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    Re: Skincare Routine

    After years of experimenting with different brands I've pretty much got my routine down to a fine art. I'll usually start with 2 face cloths (one on top of the other) soaked in hot water and covering...
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Had a bit of rush of blood to the head...
    Straight To Heaven
    Divine L'Homme Sage
    Valentino
    Donna Karan Fuel
    Dior Homme Parfum...

    still.. I think I deserve it....it's been a tough couple of...
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    Whats happened with Biotherm????!

    Biotherm has pulled out of the UK..all products, all shops..It happened on Oct 1st this year.. their website has a phone no and e mail address for enquiries and queries, but these are now invalid.
    ...
  9. Re: Worst retailer that you've done business with

    There's a House of Fraser in Victoria, London where I work, which is simply appalling. The counters are never manned and the staff either glare like you're about to steal something, or give you the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Haven't posted for AGES!! But have to post here cos I just bought and am totally loving Divine L'Homme Sage
  11. Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    Ha, yes pretty much...but I took a slow almost super casual saunter so as not to draw attention to it.... I did spend the day boring people about it, (they were very polite but obviously didn't share...
  12. Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    About three years ago, I was in a branch of Boots ( a UK chain of chemists/fragrance/body products etc) in Bristol and found a still wrapped and boxed bottle in the sale rack for...... 5.00!! (I...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Richard E Grant's "Jack"
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 4, 2014

    +1- big thumbs up for this.. superb juice!
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Bought a 50 ml refill and 7.5 ml spray of By Killian "Back to Black". Very powerful longevity, even after a shower. it's still there..
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    I don't know this particular fragrance, I'm afraid, but I did adopt a Snow Leopard, so I feel good about that!
  17. Re: What is your favorite TV character wearing?

    In Thomas Harris' book "Hannibal" it was stated that he shopped at the original Santa Maria Novella
    in Florence, and the staff were very impressed at his selection..
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    Poll: Re: Company Xmas parties - which fragrance?

    Out of the choices, I would also go with either DHI or Pure Malt. They are beautiful, elegant frags. For my Xmas party, though, which was quite a formal affair, I went with Guerlain MdM.

    - - -...
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    Mugler Pure Leather

    Does anyone know if/ when/ where Pure Leather will be on sale in the UK? It may just be me not paying attention, but I can't seem to see it anywhere, and it doesn't seem to be on the Mugler...
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    Bond was allegedly born on November 11 1920 which...

    Bond was allegedly born on November 11 1920 which would have made him in his early 30's during "Casino Royale" and the age for which agents were supposed to retire from "the field" according to...
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    Re: Article: 007: Licensed to Smell

    I like the sound of this. I will definitely be trying it, and it's a good price too.
    Although as a Bond and Ian Fleming purist, I have to be a bit pedantic and point out that Bond is actually 60 if...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

    Fragrance twins!!! My first wearing, absolutely loving it
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    oh absolutely excellent choice!! Enjoy!!
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    Re: Can Anyone Help?

    WOW!! Really ? No one??
    Don't tell me I've come up with something that has you all beat??
    Someone somewhere must know something about this frag surely?
    If I can't find an answer on Basenotes then...
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    Can Anyone Help?

    I was reading a book about Cary Grant and it said he was fond of a fragrance called New Mown Hay.
    Apart from the fact that it was a Floris fragrance, I can't seem to find out anything about it.
    ...
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    Diamond Jubilee

    ...I wonder what Prince Philip is wearing today??

    Anyone care to hazard a guess???

    I'm going with something from Trumpers maybe??
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Wow! Is it me or is that bordering on offensive sexism??
    FYI womens noses are more sensitive than mens...
    Maybe the problem's with you...
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    Re: what would you wear on the red carpet?

    ...sorry, just wondering how this is off topic and "non fragrance related"??
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    what would you wear on the red carpet?

    It's the Golden Globes from Hollywood tonight, and I'm wondering what you think the various celebs will be wearing and what would you wear to such an event?

    I'm torn between Green Irish Tweed,...
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    A Very Happy New Year one and all!!

    And may 2012 be as fragrant as we all hope it will!!

    Happy New Year my fellow Basenoters!!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, October 22, 2011

    Derby today. Absolutely loving this!!!
  32. Re: Do you know a European only shop that has Royal oud alreday?

    Harrods has it and Les Senteurs is in the process of getting it in stock... although I cannot swear to their shipping policies, sorry.
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    Poss for UK Basenoters only (sorry)

    There is a 3 part series called "Perfume" starting next Tuesday 28th on BBC 4 at 9pm. dealing with all aspects of the industry. The first episode is all about Guerlain, and Thierry Wasser, and also...
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    Re: Input on lime fragrances appreciated

    IMO for a "clean" limes, there's nothing better than Trumpers.. it's fresh and crisp and totally linear...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday , 11 June 2011

    Mitsouko Eau de Parfum.

    Summer, Winter, day,night,work play, whatever...this one never lets me down
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    Re: Suggestions for my GREAT news!

    Congratulations man, that is the best news!!!
    As to a celebratory fragrance?? It doesn't matter what you choose, no matter how niche or exclusive or delicious smelling, nothing will ever smell as...
  37. Re: So.. what fragrance would Bond... James Bond wear?

    In the continuation novels by John Gardner (although many may not consider them "canon") he wears Guerlain Eau de
    Cologne Imperial, before, in a later book, switching to Dunhill, (but I can't...
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    I suppose this was inevitable....

    ...but with the Royal Wedding coming up, anyone want to make a guess as to what
    William will be wearing on the big day?

    I'm going with Bleu de Chanel, a modern take from a classic house....
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    Dior. Leather Oud

    Dior. Leather Oud
  40. Re: Pure havane available for uk buyers at salon skin care

    I ordered a bottle from them Sunday night. I got confirmation that the order was processing Mon morn and today it arrived! Brand spanking new still wrapped and untouched in its packaging and...
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    Re: Pure Havane due date?

    Does anyone know when and where it will be released in the U.K.??? I really don't want to miss out on this one..
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 18, 2011

    1st post for a while... in this grey rainy weather, I'm wrapped in the warm and glorious Dior Eau Noir..
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th, February ,2011

    Body Kouros today, but also a tester spritz of Dior Homme whilst deciding to buy it..( Idid and it will be my SOTD Monday...)

    Looking forward to giving that a proper wearing!
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    Re: Pure Havane

    does anyone know when it will be on sale in the UK?? I tried to order it from the online boutique, but it seems to only ship within the USA...
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    Today it's Tom Ford men with accompanying shower...

    Today it's Tom Ford men with accompanying shower gel
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    Re: New Guerlain DERBY presentation

    just came back from Harrods. I tried the 2 Lupin frags and Cuir Ottoman which had a LOT of vanilla to my nose, but when I asked about Derby, they hadn't even heard of it! This was at both Guerlain...
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    Re: Perfumes & Watches - I own / I wish

    me too,I have a watch/ fragrance "fetish" too.. And I'm proud of it!! I also have several Omega watches..perhaps you should check out the Omega forum on "Watchuseek" as well...
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    Hermes Eau d'Orange Vert. Haven't worn it for the...

    Hermes Eau d'Orange Vert. Haven't worn it for the longest time. I forgot how great it is
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    I am so hyped for this!! Does anyone know if May is a universal release date or just for the UK, and that it will be released earlier elsewhere???
  50. Re: woke up this morning, put on the last of my jubilation xxv decanton

    you could ask her how she knows what an old mans b******s smell like???
  51. Thread: London

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    Re: London

    +1 I have been going there for years, and they are great!! Esp James who is the friendliest, most knowledgeable person on the subject of fragrances I have ever met!
  52. Re: If you were to pick just one fragrance - all weather, day and night, for every occasion

    Mitsouko hotly followed by Creed BdP and Azzaro PH
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    who wore what at the Golden Globes?

    Just a bit of fun..anyone care to make suggestions as to which celebs were wearing which fragrances???? (I'm assuming Ricky Gervais wore Indiscreet)
  54. probably for British Basenoters only...sorry

    Did anyone see the last episode of "Monte Carlo or Bust"? The 3 part comedy documentary about 3 teams of celebs travelling through France? It featured a section with Julian Clary and Jodie Kidd in...
  55. Re: Is there a more dignified burnt sugar fragrance?

    how about Dior's Eau Noir???
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    Re: Les Exclusifs: 75ml Now Available

    Yes..this is what I was told as well at the Chanel counter in Selfridges about a week ago. But I'm going to France next week, so I'm definitely keeping my eyes peeled!!!!
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    Re: Shocking news!

    This is clearly a creature who enjoys a uniform and the little bit of power it gives him. He is a vile squalid sadistic fascist piece of subhuman filth who should go down for life!!!!!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday September 18, 2010

    Body Kouros
  59. Re: Looking for a "manly" soap fragrance (like Woody's soap)

    Prada Infusion d'homme has a great fresh "just out of the shower" clean fragrance... its much cheaper than Creed and has an accompanying shower gel as well....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday September 11, 2010

    :Yohji Homme EdT and A/S for a day of The Proms In the Park, layered with (and works well IMHO) A*Men shower gel...
    very yummy...:thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday September 11, 2010

    Yohji Homme EdT and A/S for a day of The Proms In the Park, layered with (and works well IMHO) A*Men shower gel...
    very yummy...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday September 6, 2010

    Aramis Havana
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday August 26, 2010

    Chanel's Cuir de Russe mmm......
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    Re: * S o t D, Friday, 20 August 2010

    and another vote for ......Jicky!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I bought mine from TPC. Only a 15ml and that cost me more than $150.00!!! If you want to try some. Try TPC. They do smaller samples and i think it is worth it.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    in the last few days at work I've received compliments on Creed Windsor, Ormonde Jayne Isfarkand, Geoffrey Beene Grey Flannel and Body Kouros. My colleagues know that I'm a bit of a parfumista and...
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 17 August 2020

    Yohji Homme and Yohji Homme aftershave for a (now cancelled!!) day out. Still, at least I smell good hanging around the house!!
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    Re: SOTD:Saturday August 14, 2010

    Creed Bois du Portugal
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    Pure Malt at Selfridges...

    I was in Selfridges (high end London Dept store) and not only in the fragrance dept have they got Pure Malt in, but there's a whole concession stand just for it in the menswear section. I asked how...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday July 10, 2010

    SOTD Monsieur Balmain
    SOTE (family birthday gathering) Creed Windsor...
  71. Re: Recommendations for the most HOT/HUMID places

    I would suggest Guerlain's Eau de Colognes.... Eau du Cologne Imperial, Eau du Guerlain, Eau de Coq. They are all very light and extremely refreshing. Especially IMO in the kind of climate you're...
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    Re: Blind Buy Monsieur Balmain

    Is this the Monsieur Balmain in the tall lemon coloured bottle with the name in script? If so, far from being discontinued it has just gone on sale in Selfridges...
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    Re: What would Chuck Norris wear?

    anything he damn well pleases!! And you'd better say you like it!!!!
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 16th April 2010

    Kenzo Power
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday 14th April 10

    +1!!
  76. Re: What are some really luxurious scented soaps?

    Santa Maria Novella almond soap is unbelievable!!! The most luxurious almond fragrance ever, and it's not sickly or cloying in the least!! Just totally sublime!!
  77. Re: What to wear?? A little help please guys.

    Haha!! Yeah, I think so to...

    Thanks sirsmellzalot!! That's what I'm going with..XXV
  78. What to wear?? A little help please guys.

    It's my godson's 18th birthday tomorrow and his folks are having a small family afternoon gathering.
    Very casual and informal, probably not more than about 12-15 people so it'll be low key but I...
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    Sticky: Re: Whats some of the latest fragrances that make women bend over?

    ...It depends what they're bending over for..... To throw up???
  80. Re: My Movie Scents Game - Nicholson as Jack Torrance (The Shining)

    Ha!Ha! Excellent!!! In fact to be honest, that was better than the film, which let's face it, was a pretty god awful adaptation of a good book!!
    Stephen King's own TV mini series version with...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday 1st April 2010

    Oh yeah.... got it.. April 1st right!!! Brilliant!
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday 1st April 2010

    A*MEN...It was a very heavy night last night for me in the world of showbiz, and I'm feeling it today, so want something light and fun to wake me up...

    What's with the avatars, BTW?????
  83. Thread: Coffee

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    Re: Coffee

    Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe is a good choice...
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    Re: A*Men Pure Coffee

    Just before Christmas I found a 100ml bottle in Boots (British chainstore drugstore/beauty/grooming/fragrance etc store) for 5.00!!! I could not believe it... It was still in its shrinkwrap and it's...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday 18th March 2010

    Creed Millesime Imperial.... I don't update myself here often enough....
  86. Poll: Re: What do you think of Amazon as a seller?

    I have to be honest..I've never bought fragrances from Amazon... but I've bought loads of other things.
    DVD's, books, a printer/scanner, and the service has always been brilliant!!
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    Re: Senteurs d'Ailleurs?! Never again!!! (WARNING! An extremely long rant)

    Perhaps Cedric has something to say about this????

    It's clear that it's quite possible that a damning review like this on Basenotes could damage their operation and reputation......
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 9 February, 2010

    For a work related function this afternoon....Helmut Lang Cuiron.... the first time I've ever worn it. From TPC...
    Not what I expected but very very pleasant
  89. Re: What does Bruce Wayne wear? What about when he's Batman?

    Best post ever!
  90. Re: What does Bruce Wayne wear? What about when he's Batman?

    Picture it... Bruce is at some black tie fundraiser...all of Gotham's great and good are there. The place is dripping with money and jewels....Suddenly, the windows crash inwards and a bunch of...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday 6th February 2010

    Creed Windsor for a trip to Brent Cross (North London shopping mall with a few high end shops and a smattering of wealthy snobbish customers... pretty sure though there won't be too many wearing...
  92. Re: My 1 Liter Creed Vintage Tabarome!!! Feast your eyes on this bad boy!!!!

    Love that avatar!!!!! We miss you DT...
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    Re: Vintage Tabarome

    To my certain knowledge Windsor was never made available in Europe or the UK. And the US Creed online store would not ship to the UK...
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    Re: Vintage Tabarome

    So once again Creed (which is a European based company) ignores its custom base in Europe and, like with Windsor, concentrates solely on the American market. Obviously no disrespect to our American...
  95. Re: For those men thinking Mitsouko being femenine...

    +1!!! With you all the way!! It's the one I reach for the most!!! I adore it!!
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday 2nd February, 2010

    +1:thumbsup:
  97. Re: does Basenotes have the power?? Yes it does!!

    N Tesla..thank you for those great words...
    Having read all the various replies and re reading my original post (which on reflection I don't think I actually worded very well...)
    My concept would...
  98. does Basenotes have the power?? Yes it does!!

    There's been so much discussion about limited releases such as Creed Windsor and Aramis Havana that it's occurred to me that Basenotes is, I'm sure, such an influential site that surely if we pulled...
  99. Re: what would nick charles played by william powell in the thin man series wear?

    Trumpers Eucris...
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    Re: S o t D: Saturday, 23rd January 2010

    Creed Royal Water mmmmm....
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