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    Re: Imaginary Authors quick impressions

    I bought samples of all of them and, like any house, there are some I like and some I dislike. My favs are Falling into the Sea and Yesterday Haze followed by Memoirs, Soft Lawn and Mosaic. I'll pass...
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    Re: Three new Fragrances by Kilian

    I've had pretty good luck getting samples from them except for the Bond's, which they seem to hoard. However, this is the first time I've received samples from them by mail.
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    Re: TomFord: Tuscan Leather or Oud Wood?

    Well played, sir. Well played!
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    Re: Help me pick a Vetiver that lasts

    These are some great recommendations however, I would add Vetiver Fatal from Atelier to the list as a very nice vetiver fragrance.
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    Re: how important is bottle design for you

    Doesn't matter to me what the bottle looks like. It's all about the juice. I do understand some people's attraction to bottle design though. To each his own, I guess.
  6. Re: What's your favorite from the Creed Acqua Originale line ? Or none of them?

    None of the really grabbed me.
  7. Re: "If I was allowed to buy just one fragrance of these brands..."

    - Tom Ford Private Blend: TV
    - By Kilian: BtoB
    - Creed: Bois de Portugal
    - Amouage: Lyric Man
    - Xerjoff: none
    - Frederic Malle: PoaL
    - Profumum Roma: don't know
    - Serge Lutens: Fille en...
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    Three new Fragrances by Kilian

    Just received samples of by Kilian's three new fragrances from the Addictive State of Mind series from Saks!
    Intoxicated, Light my Fire and Smoke for the Soul. Unfortunately, my nose isn't terribly...
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    I'm leery of most florals. tuberose and jasmine, in particular.
  10. Re: Okay, so Kilian charges $100 JUST for the bottle/box/packaging ?!

    Refills come with 50ml of juice, a 10ml atomizer (empty) and a metal funnel for decanting.
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    Re: By Kilian Gold Oud???

    This is listed as one of their Middle East exclusives on their website.
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    Re: Heeley - Vetiver Veritas

    Is it that good? I'm interested, since I love vetiver.
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    Re: Heeley - Vetiver Veritas

    More for a 50ml? That's crazy! Thanks for the info.
  14. Thread: Tuscan Leather

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    Re: Tuscan Leather

    Thanks for the respectful reply.
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    Re: Tuscan Leather

    You make some good points but are in error regarding some others: First, Z-14 smells like Italian Cypress NOT TL, and you're right about the quality difference between IT and z-14 however, I...
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    Re: Switching to decants ?

    I think you're making a practical decision by going the decant route. If you've discovered you get bored with a fragrance after a while it makes sense to get it in an amount you feel you will...
  17. Thread: Tuscan Leather

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    Re: Tuscan Leather

    I like both TL and AdQ Colonia Leather but if you like Italian Cypress, consider Halston z-14 instead. They smell the same to my nose and the z-14 can be picked up for a lot less than IC. I picked...
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    Re: New: John Varvatos Oud

    These are my only issues as well.
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    Re: Heeley - Vetiver Veritas

    I haven't tried it yet but I see that it comes in a 50ml size. I wish Heeley would offer all of their frags in this size. If they did, I actually might buy a bottle instead of going the decant route.
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    Poll: Re: How Do You Buy Your Fragrances ?

    Amen to that!
  21. Thread: Ford samples

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    Re: Ford samples

    My advice, and it's just that, is to sample as many fragrances as you can so you can get an idea about the types or frags (or notes) you really like and those you don't care for. Personally, I enjoy...
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    Re: Tom Ford perfumes online....

    It's going to be difficult to find the two Ford's you're looking for on a discount site but, as a previous poster suggested, a split isn't a bad idea. TL and TV are split quite often on some sites. I...
  23. Thread: Ford samples

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    Re: Ford samples

    Chergui and TV are completely different. If you want a great tobacco frag, Phaedon's Tabac Rouge is a good choice and you can get a 3.3 oz. on Lucky Scent for $160. However, if you do decide to get...
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    Re: Ridiculous sillage

    Hell, it may have been the cab driver!
  25. Thread: Tobacco

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    Re: Tobacco

    I like the tobacco note to be front and center in my fragrances (or at least fairly prominent Some of my faves are:
    1. Tobacco Vanille
    2. Herod
    3. Tabac Rouge
    4. Back to Black
    5. Costamor
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    Re: NEW MFK fragrances

    No problem, glad I could help. I was informed that some people had no idea where they could get their nose on these. If you go there, ask for Eddie.
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    Re: Creed Scents: Overrated (A Noob's Opinion)

    Well said. I also love the TF and by Kilian brands.
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    NEW MFK fragrances

    In case anyone wants to know, the Maison Francis Kurkdijan line is available in store at the Neiman Marcus in Troy Michigan. I was there today and received some great samples from this amazing...
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