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    Re: Other frags like Jaipur Homme Boucheron...

    I've done an indepth study of this in order
    1.Cartier Roadster (after the minty opening)
    2.Hermes Rocabar (after the pine)
    3.L'erbolario Meharees (after the cloves)
    and to some extent the juniper...
  2. Re: Package is delayed at customs facility. Will it be confiscated?

    Don't you worry, it'll come.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - March 2013

    The Advert for 2013 Opus VII is out - check out their facebook page.
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    2013 Amoauge Opus VII (7) due in April.

    Not sure if the word is out yet, but here you go :
    http://postimg.org/image/tsauwemv5/
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    Re: Back Up Bottles- When, Why and How Many?

    I have a backup of Jaipur EDP, thats all.
    Probably will have one for Hermes Rocabar sometime in the future, and thats all.
    Too many in the market, to be doing backups.
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    Which 1 to Pick from Santa Maria Novella?

    Dear Friends,
    Heading to Florence,Italy - i'd reckon theres a Santa Maria Novella Store over there - which 1 Bottle, would you recommend? I've only smelled Patchouli from SMN and definitely not my...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    biggest con job in modern perfumery, Creed.
  8. Re: MFK Oud Cashmere & Oud Velvet (Just Wow...)

    its velvet not vetiver

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    actually, i get little or no musk at all in velvet oud, a little in cashmere oud ; MFK oud mood contains real agarwood and not the synthetic kind? how...
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    Re: Most (_ _ _ _) Oud.

    Most eloquent Oud? Velvet or Cashmere Oud by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    Most sexy Oud? M7 by Yves Saint Laurent
    Most gourmand Oud? Harrods Oud Patchouli by Bond No.9
    Most office friendly Oud? Oud by...
  10. Re: MFK Oud Cashmere & Oud Velvet (Just Wow...)

    The drydown of this is TDF.
  11. MFK Oud Cashmere & Oud Velvet (Just Wow...)

    Maison Francis Kurdjian's Oud Mood's Cashmere & Velvet, is probably my new "refrence" oud!

    19508

    I dropped into the their counter yesterday, and sampled all three new oud creations, whilst i...
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    Re: In need of a ROBUST Tobacco Fragrance.

    Thanks guys, i find Tribute to be laced with other notes especially very "austere" type of vetiver, which does not work in my country because of the heat and humidity, but i am going to give Equipage...
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    Re: In need of a ROBUST Tobacco Fragrance.

    now, aramis havana sounds very interesting as well as Odori Tabacco!
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    In need of a ROBUST Tobacco Fragrance.

    Hey Guys,
    Love Tobacco Vanille, Volutes (tobacco to a certain extend) and i swear theres some in vetiver tonka,i am really becoming fond of the "pipe tobacco" note - what else can i get? - love ones...
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    Re: The most you've ever spent on a fragrance?

    USD $325.00 for Amouage Opus VI - Fit for a King!
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    Re: Top five warm weather fragrances

    1.Vetiver Tonka by Hermes (Sweet-tender-vetiver)
    2.Lalique White by Lalique (*go heavy on the trigger) [calm-pepper-cedar]
    3.Hindu Grass by Nassomato [easy going greener patchouli]
    4.Duel by...
  17. Re: Epic man vs Jubilation XXV vs Honor man vs Memoir man

    Epic Man is by far the best, for me at least.
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    Beloved shares, some facets of Interlude and Some from Dia, through its multitude of phases, its clearly in my view is quite unoriginal, although its not entirely built form this two fragrances i...
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    Yea, Man I am too very excited about Opus VII, i can't praise opus v and vi enough - both are excellent! amouage also consider the opus line much more "concentrated", than their standard eau de...
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    Poll: Re: Best Amber Fragrance for Men

    Amber Millisime by Creed (Worn by the Duke of Assgard) lol ..no just joking - Amber Sultan by Serge, ofcourse.
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    Re: Aventus projection

    I will sign on your petition as well.
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    smokey vetiverish, somewhat "yesteryear" perfume accord, also quite similar to Dia, but the vetiver has that strong interlude link, was quite dissapointed, but happy i don't have to think much about...
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    You should try on your skin mate, it might do different thing for you, but for me - Beloved Man didnt do much, it had the dry down opus vi and heart of interlude so couldn't put enough sense into a...
  24. Re: Anyone familar with this Mysore Sandalwood Government Oil?

    i still very much doubt the authenticity of your claim, although i am not saying that you are wrong, from what i know, aged sandalwood (50 years or more, are all exported), yes a 3 ml oil goes for...
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    I tried this earlier today morning, and found it to quite similar to the drydown of opus vi, but longevity and or sillage is somewhat poorer than opus vi (which is monstrous) also i believe Beloved...
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    Re: Male Fragrances used as Room Sprays

    SOrry mate, but it will not work , the scent will evoperate to fast as the density is too thin, unless you are talking about an EDP, i've tried this and met will failure.
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    Re: Male Fragrances used as Room Sprays

    I have APOM Parfums Interieur by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, smells exactly like the scent - however, it definitely dissapears too soon - i think candles are best against perfumes or spray type...
  28. Re: La Fumee Arabie by Miller Harris - Worth it?

    ok guys thanks, i am going for this!
  29. Re: La Fumee Arabie by Miller Harris - Worth it?

    Thanks Hedonist!

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    Unfortunately, where i live theres no samples available!
  30. Re: La Fumee Arabie by Miller Harris - Worth it?

    50 ml for USD 190.00
  31. La Fumee Arabie by Miller Harris - Worth it?

    Guys, i've read limited reviews on basenotes and elsewhere and very little user opinion, you guys think its worth the dough? i really like the resinous feel of YSL M7 (Vintage) currently nothing...
  32. Re: I love stanky fragrance, can you help sugest a few for me to sample

    Yes, Absolu Pour Le Soir by Kurkdjian (What a Masterpiece!)
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    Re: Your favorite...... Amouage

    Opus VI and Epic Man
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    Re: The vetiver quandary

    Noble Cedar by Chopard (Yes lots of Vetiver Here)
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    Re: I'm in love with Lanvin Avant Garde!

    by the first Malaysian (successful) perfumer to make it Shyamala Maisondieu, wife and partner you know who - i was pleasantly surprised as well.
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    Re: Amouage Beloved Man

    oh wow, there goes my lunch money.
  37. Re: Anyone familar with this Mysore Sandalwood Government Oil?

    I am sorry, but unfortunately its only one of the licensed where a small amount of oil is super diluted with inferior oils although still is from the santalum album species but of much more inferior...
  38. Re: Diptyque's Volutes EDP or Serge Luten's Chergui?

    Thanks will keep that in mind and sample volutes edp tomorrow!
  39. Diptyque's Volutes EDP or Serge Luten's Chergui?

    Hey Guys,
    Just put on a 2ml sample of Voluted EDT, never thought that i'd like this from the note pyramid and i am blown away, the musk+tobacco+honey is not only carnal, enticing and totally...
  40. Re: Anyone familar with this Mysore Sandalwood Government Oil?

    Its government certified, you can obtain a list from the forestry department in mysore but i am not sure the arm is still active - how ever to my knowledge the government does not produce these by...
  41. Re: Amouage have increased their prices. Again!

    i havent even opened my opus vi and epic man and glad i've bought it already, don't know whats the story in malaysia, i am currently only using the samples which came with the two-bottle purchase,...
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood essential oil query

    double post
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood essential oil query

    double post
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    Poll: Re: CREED Aventus

    hahahaha!
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    Re: Oudh Fragrances

    I prefer the smell of agarwood smoke than the oud itself, and for that Leather Oud by DIOR ; does the job so beautifully.

    You might want to try Khallab by Ajmal which contains real oud (Nazir...
  46. Poll: Re: Amber Amber Amber -- Your Favorite Amber Frag?

    hands down, Ambre Nera by SS.F
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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    I would rather try Lumiere Noire Pour Homme by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, VDRoses is officially one of the two scents that actually made me throw up - tho roses here i felt were "aged", whereelse in...
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    Vetiver Tonka and Poivre Samarkand lasts close to 12-14 hours on an average day, and another day or so on fabric, masterfully blended, unlike anything else in the market, clearly you need to give it...
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    Re: Back to basics: Armani eau pour homme

    my signature scent, however i think the reformulation that took place last month with new bottle design is slightly better than the version that was released last year (but both with moss and not...
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

    Totally agree, but can't say the same for DHI - as its not very pricey and easily within reach.
  51. Re: What do the sultans wear? What is a great Arabian fragrance?

    actually, Amouage Opus VI really smells so "royal" fit for a king, pricey but still within reach, very well blended.
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    I've tried Kalemat, if found it to be a more wearable slightly less complex version of Interlude Man by Amouage.
  53. Re: Amouage - an insult if rated along with other niche / regular fragrances

    Amouage indeed is exceptional, i've visited their factory, and have seen some of the ingredients, no doubt - very good price/performance ratio, unfortunately i've only liked Epic Man and Opus VI,...
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood essential oil query

    I have a trip to mysore in the next two months - where i will be sourcing the real shit from where they cut this stuff :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Recommend My 3rd and Final OUD Fragrance?

    Thanks a lot Darvant; my problem is i have no way i can sample this since i am in olfactory 3rd world, Malaysia.
    Out of ones you mentioned i did not like New York Oud, it was just too sweet, and had...
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    Re: Recommend My 3rd and Final OUD Fragrance?

    Thanks guys, i think i'll go with Xerjoff Oud Stars Sampler Pack = i guess given its strength 15ml of each goes a long way, my girlfriend is also very bent on getting Oud Wood by Tom Ford for me, so...
  57. Re: Kerosene: Unknown Pleasures. New Fragrance (?)

    not a fan, but must support due to him being a genuine startup, full of zest.
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    Re: Recommend My 3rd and Final OUD Fragrance?

    I've been eyeing this as well - but sample is so difficult to come by, thinking of taking the plunge - :)

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    Yes, indeed i think this is the bes logical step forward, i get...
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    Recommend My 3rd and Final OUD Fragrance?

    Dear Friends,
    I've both Amouage Epic Man and Dior Leather Oud in my collection, which is heavily oud based, i love both of this so much because these capture the the agarwood smoke so wonderfully,...
  60. Re: Tired of all these Oud fragrances? it's time to try this....

    another oud fragrance with no oud?
  61. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Released!)

    Very True!
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    Re: Where to buy what in malaysia.

    17/01/2013
    Acca Kappa has been discontinued in Malaysia.
  63. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Released!)

    Ya, well it has to be "that" worth it i guess, and i have a feeling it will be.
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    Re: Help Me Choose!

    :vrolijk_26:
  65. Re: Amouage bottles don't have 100ml marked on them/ Airport Issues ?

    check it in instead? you should be fine.
  66. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Releasing Soon?)

    Just RELEASED! Finally! but USD 425.00 :grin:

    http://perfumeposse.com/2013/01/15/amouage-beloved-man/

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    http://i47.tinypic.com/166d79v.jpg
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    Re: Your favorite vanilla fragrance?

    Eau Duelle by Diptyque gets my vote, for it includes some cinnamon and juniper to makes things more exciting.
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    Poll: Re: Its YOUR Choice!!

    Absolute Pour Le Soir - because super-niche; and it might get discontinued.
  69. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Releasing in March)

    So i guess its not a rumour after all!
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    Re: What else smells like One Million?

    in England whats famous for a replacement is the even cheaper Marks and Spencer HOMME - monster sillage - :) i find Carolina Herrera 212 VIP MEN also somewhat similar, if not louder than 1 Million.
  71. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Releasing in March)

    Yes a friend of mine - who went to Amouage in Oman, heard rumors last week which i believe now is nearing the truth.

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    Actually i do not mind oud at all but they need to...
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami or Chanel cuir de Russie ?

    I'd get both.
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    Re: Replacement for Gucci Pour Homme

    Very True, also DSquared "Potion" in a darker vein..
  74. Re: New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Releasing in March)

    tell me about it, i really wanted to like Interlude, probably they would have sold more if they had released in a concentrated extrait 30ml (ala nasomatto) rather than the standard full bottle line,...
  75. New Fragrance From AMOUAGE : BELOVED MAN! (Released!)

    Dear Friends,
    I heard that soon, Amouage will be releasing the male equivalent of Beloved; - Beloved MAN, for those of you who are awaiting the next release like me, this is it - i do hope its more...
  76. Re: ATTENTION all M7 fans: interesting videos.....

    i once saw a bottle of diptyque's vetyverio with dust floating in - the SA said that because too much light has been exposed, that the scent is giving away, i also had mugler's angel which had...
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    Re: Most underrated House

    Yosh (although she needs to put out more of the men's range)
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    Re: Dzongkha, Dzing! or Timbuktu?

    Dzongkha!
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    Re: Sweet licorice fragrances

    Immortelle infused with lots and lots and lots and lots of licoice, Dior Prive Line's "Eau Noire" conceived by Francis Kurkdjian, i believe.
  80. Poll: Re: Tom Ford's Oud Wood VS Guerlain's Arsene Lupin Dandy

    Thanks guys now on the hunt for arsene lupin - i believe i can get it in london from Selfridges or Harrods - hope i meet with success, anyone knows if i can get this in hong kong though?
  81. Poll: Re: Tom Ford's Oud Wood VS Guerlain's Arsene Lupin Dandy

    looks like arsene lupin's day but how come the poll shows oudwood lol..
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    Re: Aoud Cuir d'Arabie by Montale

    me the other way around, i found cuir d'arabie a bit brash and unrefined compared to leather oud, which i find is more wearable and much for refined, but that does not change the fact that cuir...
  83. Poll: Tom Ford's Oud Wood VS Guerlain's Arsene Lupin Dandy

    Guys,
    Which one would you pick, i know these are not similar and probably only the incense is a tie up between these two..but i can't decide!
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2013

    Diptyque's Vetyverio 100ml Oval Bottle - "The New Standard in Green, Voluptuous!"

    http://www3.picturepush.com/photo/a/11899126/img/11899126.png
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    Re: How does Chergui compare to Pure Havane?

    actually ditpyques new volutes seem like a drier chergui..and a spicier pure havane - ofcourse tabacco vanille is the sweetest of these three, but it is also of very much higher quality than chergui...
  86. Re: What fragrance was so bad you HAD to wash it off?

    Byredo sank to a new low with M/Mink - i smelled like a vulture after feeding on outdated animal carcas...what a disaster although; their accord oud and encens chembur was very good!
  87. Re: Looking for a cedar scent (along the same lines as Castle Forbes Cedarwood and Sandalwood Afters

    agree.
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    Re: Givenchy Gentlemen Only

    Well Said!
  89. Re: Jaipur Homme Fresh, Fraicheur, freshest?

    Just where did you see the Fraicheur and Epicee version?
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    Re: Jaipur EDP vs. Eau Sauvage EDP???

    Jaipur eau de parfum - i have two ; thats how greedy i am.
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    Re: Fragrance of the year

    Vetyverio by Diptyque
  92. Armani Eau Pour Homme Re-launched 2013 with Nocturnal Flanker..

    Guys..
    check it out
    http://www.fragrantica.com/news/Armani-Eau-Pour-Homme-and-Eau-de-Nuit-3907.html

    looks like the reformulated version of the reformulated version, sounds exciting since i am a...
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    Re: Bracing Silver Birch by Molton Brown

    looks like no one added this till today's date!
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    Re: Aramis Gentleman, has anyone tried it?

    I just have, and am impressed!
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    Re: Where to buy what in malaysia.

    Update January 2013
    Creeds Including Aventus,Original Vetiver,Cuir de Russie (Flacon),and most Unisex/Male Creeds like MI, Silver Mountain Water,etc now available at Ken's Apothecary situated at...
  96. Re: Pizza Hut Perfume?

    lol moronic advertising company thought it was a good idea to smell like pizza, how insane...
  97. Pizza Hut Perfume?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-stir/pizza-hut-perfume_b_2245780.html
  98. Re: M7 Original Formula Owners...I have a question about your box.

    I got the same, from India (all brown bottle) but with more ingredients - it is the vintage bottle,change in IFRA regulations that they needed to modified the boxes,even for existing juice.
  99. Re: M7 Original Formula Owners...I have a question about your box.

    My understanding through the official distributor of YSL into India is - pre-formulated bottles were packaged into newer boxes (which showed more ingredients and needed to because of current...
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    Re: Scotch Addiction!

    Check this out!
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/302009-Which-Scent-has-a-lot-of-Booze-in-it-Rum-Gin-Whiskey-You-name-it-Baby
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