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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    From your description that sounds really good. I haven't heard of lime based eau being used.

    Woto by Deviling would be a good fitting example that didn't make it. I believe it was from a lack of...
  2. Re: Benchmark scents or.. the classics

    For sandalwood Chanel Egoiste & Egoiste Cologne Conecntree would be a good reference.
  3. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th June, 2019

    I had the chance to smell the vintage formulation Diorissimo. A very beautiful Lily of the valley scent.
  4. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    The animalic opening in Creed Bois de Santal. The sandalwood base drydown is what truly shines.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Diorissimo EDC

    Although green like the others, it's a departure from the chypre concentrated styled scents that I've grown accustomed to in this batch of Diors. Diorissimo is a prominent floral...
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    Re: Wedding gift ideas

    Xerjoff would be a good choice. The 17/17 Stone label is a very good collection.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    I'm thinking it was a combination of notes that when conjugated created this cumin aroma. There's definitely a few spice notes listed: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and caraway. I'd wish that I could...
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    Re: best guerlains for men?

    These are good starting points:

    Habit Rouge

    Heritage

    Vetiver

    Derby
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Since I'm on a roll in Dior Land, I wouldn't mind wanting to smell some of the others that were featured here.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Different skin chemistry? On me there was a nice comforting amber along with the other notes in both concentrations.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    It's one of my favorite notes along with sandalwood, iris, and vanilla.

    Update: Dior did reasonably well on me. I still have to provide my verdict on all five Diors though. ;)
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    After going through my bottles and samples, it doesn't appear that I have any samples from Bertrand Duchaufour at the moment. That being said I'll be sitting this one out.
  13. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Vintage Miss Dior EDT. This smelled very similar to Rogue Perfumery Chypre-Siam at the drydown.
  14. Re: Help needed: Guerlain Vetiver or Tsar VC&A?

    Guerlain Vetiver is the better choice of the two.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Miss Dior Parfum

    This fragrance closely resembles a fragrance that I've smelled sometime ago called Woto by a brand Deviline. This was a release that Cytherian had mentioned previously and I had...
  16. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th June, 2019

    What a display :thumbsup:
  17. Re: Help Me Find... (Looking For Recommendations)

    This too. Samples are available for purchase. The actual release will be later this summer.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    The best formulation, definitely worth the investment. I own two 2010 100ml bottles myself.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    What do you think of it? That's something I want to try as it was resurrected by Manny's Rogue Perfumery as 40 Rogue.
  20. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Perhaps some of the notes have turned at some point. Regardless though that's something that I want to sample.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    You could decant those into glass atomizers when the time comes. Until then just store them away.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Do expect to pay an arm and a leg if you choose seek a bottle, Derby prices on eBay are quite horrendous.

    My Bel Ami mini is in mint condition. I feel like I should leave the bottle in tact for...
  23. Re: Help Me Find... (Looking For Recommendations)

    I would recommend Rogue Perfumery Champs Lunies, tuberose based scent. The brand takes a vintage and Non-IFRA style approach to making fragrances and its affordable.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats! If you plan on wearing them frequently, I would suggest keeping them. That's a good lifetime supply. Those 250ml bottles could serve as backups.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats foxbins :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Hope he enjoys it, a great scent for any new nose.
  27. Re: dior cologne royal vs chanel eau de cologne

    Chanel Eau de Cologne by far.
  28. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Les Exclusifs are wonderful choices.
  29. Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Have you tried vintage formulation of Pi?
  30. Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    Liking the representation of Rogue here :thumbsup:
  31. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    These are definitely solid choices, you get what you paid for.
  32. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th June, 2019

    and Clive Christian ;)
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    Re: L'Eau d'Issey Flanker Thread

    I had excellent silage and longevity with the original. My bottle was from 2010.
  34. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Creed Virgin Island Water
    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.899.jpg
  35. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th June, 2019

    Today I will be wearing Creed Virgin Island Water
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  36. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th June, 2019

    On A somber note, I learned that one my sample passes, The Zoo, had a sudden turn of unfortunate events. In short some samples were lost mysteriously in transit. As a result the folks over in Europe...
  37. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    A classic from Guerlain :thumbsup:
  38. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Will be reporting impressions in this thread: http://www.basenotes.net/threads/442302-Women-s-Dior-Circa-1980/page3
  39. Re: why are juices refomulated and other questions

    Marketing tactics, lowering production costs, ingredient restrictions IFRA related, sometimes rights to the fragrance composition.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats on these vintage bottles, very nice finds :thumbsup:
  41. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Congrats BRM85282 on your 15K milestone post :thumbsup:
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    You're correct. I posted a picture of the samples very early on in the thread.
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    In light of what just happened, I'm considering on preparing some additional samples of both Creed Angelique Encens and Scent of Oger for the folks over in Europe. Currently there is another...
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    It's a bit disturbing and weird that only one was left inside the package. Why was this box left while the other box and orange pill container removed? I'm not sure if I would call this a...
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Damn. I find this very upsetting.

    There should've been 6 Zoo samples total in 2 gold boxes, 3 samples in each box as well as well as orange container that contained the 2 Creeds.
  46. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 Sprays of Rogue Perfumery Chypre-Siam. A nice wonderful chypre aroma around me.
  47. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Rogue Chypre-Siam
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    Re: L'Eau d'Issey Flanker Thread

    The flanker that was most memorable to me was the 2009 Summer Edition. It best resembled the original with a softer and more acquatic feel.
  49. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    A great pick from SL
  50. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Very nice pick from the Les Exclusifs collection.
  51. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Vintage formulation of Miss Dior
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Sampling for the first time ever Miss Dior this evening.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    I will be doing another live sampling this time with Miss Dior later this evening. :D

    The notes looks very promising, I'm looking forward to it.
  54. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Sampling for the first time ever vintage Miss Dior this evening
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  55. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Sampling for the first time ever vintage Miss Dior this evening
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  56. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Wonderful
  57. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    That's the spirit :thumbsup: Look at that dent in the juice, it will take some serious wearings before you get to your backups. :D
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    The bowl on the left has captured my attention over the bottle, can't read what it say lol

    Nonetheless a nice find :thumbsup: Huge fan of Lacoste polos
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    It's on my to do list. Got some other gems that took priority like vintage Derby ;)
  60. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Thanks teardrop :) There's a chance that I might be able to try Mayura and a few others from Auphorie from a generous BNer, fingers crossed.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Nope I don't do Youtube.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Congrats :thumbsup: I picked up an miniature bottle that had a batch code of 1986.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    A very nice haul :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats cazaubon:thumbsup:
  65. Re: What would you wear to the Cricket?

    GIT would definitely work for me
  66. Re: Modern Masculine Lavender Fragrance

    If you can find it, the discontinued TF Lavender Palm.
  67. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    To a job well done :beer:
  68. Poll: Re: Interlude Man vs Epic Man *Amouage*

    Epic Man
  69. Re: Watermelon fruity fragrance for summer?

    That one smelled like a cucumber if anything when I tried it long ago.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Enjoy :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats on your Les Exclusifs bottle :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    That's definitely the way to go. One of my Egoiste bottles is a splash and that's exactly how I would approach it.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    What a nice find, enjoy in good health :thumbsup:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Congrats :thumbsup:
  75. Re: If you could make a Fragrance Starter Pack, what would you choose?

    This would be fairly good starting point.
  76. Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now

    When was the last time that your top 5 changed?
  77. Re: Creed Royal exclusives consistency?

    Personally I didn't think the Royal Exclusives were good compared to many of their other offerings, wasn't good then and isn't good now. Regardless $545 is a steep price to pay. There's many other...
  78. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays of Pour Monsieur
  79. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Going with Rogue Chypre-Siam today
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  80. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 19th June, 2019

    Congrats to sjg3839 on his 42K milestone post :thumbsup:

    Thanks ClockworkAlice, tdem1961, cazaubon, Jon, ExtremeK, sjg3839, foxbins, Hazel5, Quarry, ineespenes, CapriDog, PerfumedLady, CuddleCat...
  81. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    Have you tried wearing this continuously for a week?
  82. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    A great pick from the L'Art et la Matière collection.
  83. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    Excellent
  84. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    A good alternative to Millesime Imperial
  85. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    vintage Diorama
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  86. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    A nice choice from SL
  87. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Is this the modern formulation?
  88. Re: Green Irish Tweed or Platinum Égoïste: If you could only choose one which would it be?

    GIT easily.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Diorama EDT

    The opening came off as fruity something that I've come to take note of in Dioressence and Diorella. A bit jammy feel to it that smelled like peach. Things started to take a turn as I...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Sampling for the first time ever vintage Diorama
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Nobile is really nice. It's a bit transparent though.
  92. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    Sampling for the first time ever vintage Diorama this evening.
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  93. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    Sampling for the first time ever vintage Diorama this evening.
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  94. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th June, 2019

    How do you like this one hednic?
  95. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    Some have used them as a room spray but I think that's a bit expensive and a waste for something as such.
  96. Re: What would you wear to a fragrance awards ceremony!?

    Creed Vintage Tabarome
  97. Re: If you could 'swap' houses...

    Creed also has had it's share of disappointments as well in recent years both in new releases as well as in recent formulations.

    I think the days for both Creed and Tom Ford have passed. That...
  98. Re: If you could 'swap' houses...

    That's been going on for a long time now. Remember when the PB line consisted of only 12 fragrances? I think there's now 3x times as many now and only getting bigger.
  99. Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th June, 2019

    On the bright side, you'll be a lot closer to Shycat and Kotori now :)
  100. Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th June, 2019

    One of the best iris scents ever.
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