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  1. Re: Have someone sharing their Perfumer Father's Formulae with me

    Wonderful people usually pick wonderful people to offer their precious gifts. Thank your friend and enjoy his generosity and wisdom. Great sculpture by the way!
  2. Re: Need your Opinion- Should I Offer Robertet Naturals for Presale Perfumer Supply House

    I would also be interested in cypriol and atlas heart, ( as well as some ambrocenide and ebanol from your site.)
    I would be grateful if you could notify me as soon as your are ready to offer them....
  3. Thread: Greek island!

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    Re: Greek island!

    It's a small world after all :-)
  4. Thread: Greek island!

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    Re: Greek island!

    Evia is my wife's island (her mother was born in a picturesque small town of Evia called Limni)), and one of the most UNdiscovered greek islands by foreign visitors. Combines so many things : amazing...
  5. Thread: Greek island!

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    Re: Greek island!

    Hi everyone.
    It is so nice to read so many thoughs from people coming from all around the world about what a greek island beach might smell.
    More or less all of you have catched at least one key...
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    Re: Your top 10 perfumery raw materials

    All I can say is that you can never be sure whether an EO is pure or dilluted...unless for once, you smell the real thing. And 48 for 10grs...?
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    Re: Your top 10 perfumery raw materials

    Mastic gum is a wonderful ingredient not only for perfumery (actually, only recently it has been used widely as a fragrance note) but mainly for edible creations. In Greece we have a lot of pastries...
  8. Re: Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    Could a floral fit in as well and make it more complex and interesting?
  9. Re: Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    Back to report what I did. I took a bit of everyone's advice and prepared two blends. The first one was 5 parts of amber accord (labdanum, benzoin,vanilla) to 1 part frankincense EO. In that one...
  10. Re: Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    To Pkiller : really????
  11. Re: Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    I knew I could count on you! Thanks everybody, your advice really shows me a path. I will let you know where it lead me!
  12. Re: Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    Thanks for your answer mumsy. Let me clear up things a bit. Being an incense fan I have composed quite a few mid accords using a 70/30 ratio of naturals/aromachemicals. What I find difficult to do up...
  13. Is there an all around basic Masculine base accord?

    Hi everyone!
    I am looking for a masculine base accord to build around it an incense fragrance. Most of the base formulas I have tried give that oldish feeling (too musky, too sweet or too soapy). I...
  14. Norma Kamali's incense 1ml SAMPLE wanted buy or swap

    I m looking for a 1ml sample of Norma Kamali's incense. I could buy it (at a logical price of course) or even swap it for one or more samples from my wardrobe.
    Thanks
  15. [International] Re: Wardrobe clearing - Many niche, vintage and designer

    Bump
  16. [International] Wardrobe clearing - Many niche, vintage and designer

    Habit Rouge EDT 100ml (95%) with box----- 30 Eur (includes standard shipping worldwide)
    Davidoff Davidoff -DISCONTINUED- After shave 50ml (90%) with box ------ 40 Eur (includes standard shipping...
  17. Yuzu is exceptional, Mint is OK.

    Yuzu is exceptional, Mint is OK.
  18. Zara Oud, Tresor edp, Boss in Motion White Worldwide

    Hi,
    here's my swap list :

    Zara Oud 50ml edt BNIB
    Tresor edp 100ml BNIB (Tester with cap)
    Boss in Motion White 50ml (New in Box)

    Stuff I d like :

    Michael Jordan Legend
  19. Re: How to speed up the blending/curing process of a fragrance

    Great info indeed, Thanks everyone and especially Chris for his scientific approach to this matter.
  20. How to speed up the blending/curing process of a fragrance

    Happy new year to all professional and amateur perfumers around!

    My new "problem" (lol) has to do with the blending/curing/maturing process of my "wannabe" fragrances.
    I have noticed that almost...
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    Re: Incense note needed

    Interesting idea, I ll give it a try, thanks!
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    Re: Incense note needed

    Thanks, I will try it!
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    Incense note needed

    Hi everyone!
    I am a huge fan of incense notes (Armani Prive Bois d ' Encens is my holy grail) and so far I ve tried
    quite a lot of combinations, with the big majority of them being unaible to come...
  24. SERGE NOIRE & Czech & Speake CUBA both lightly Used

    Hi everyone,

    I have the following for sale, both ligtly used (see pictures), both without box.
    Registered Shipping (with tracking No) to US & Canada 14$, Europe 10$
    SERGE NOIRE by Serge Lutens,...
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    Re: Consultant needed

    What a nice idea! I'm in!
  26. Armani attitude extreme, chloe love, pure shot, eau noire & many more worldwide

    Hello, welcome to my sales list. I could swap too, so make an offer (I am particularly interested in Pure Leather)

    GIORGIO ARMANI ATTITUDE EXTREME 30ml BNIB 39$
    CHLOE LOVE EdP Intense 30ml BNIB...
  27. Re: Mid notes for "Vetiver" fragrance. Any suggestions?

    Well, I decided to make two separate blends. I call them Leather-Vetiver and Iris-Vetiver. In Leather-Vetiver among others I used a tiny bit of safraleine and suederal, plus some ambrox and Iso...
  28. Tonka Brown & Tonka Purple by Korres (JUST BEEN LAUNCHED!) & others

    I have for swap the following :

    TONKA BROWN by Korres 50ml BNIB all new masculine (pyramid : pink pepper,leather, sandalwood, patchouli,tonka)
    TONKA PURPLE by Korres 50ml BNIB all new feminine...
  29. Re: Mid notes for "Vetiver" fragrance. Any suggestions?

    Thanks everyone. Chris this is a great list, I 'll try to make good use of your knowledge and experience.
  30. Re: Mid notes for "Vetiver" fragrance. Any suggestions?

    Tobacco (a trace) is included in my formula. I ve tried to add more but it seems to take over vetiver. Rose frightens me so much. besides the only roses I have in hand is Bulgarian rose EO (which I...
  31. Re: Mid notes for "Vetiver" fragrance. Any suggestions?

    Thanks a lot Ion. I have already used black pepper EO. It is actually a part (along with bergamot, petigrain, cardamom, peppermint and others) of the citrus-spicy top. Black pepper is wonderful but...
  32. Mid notes for "Vetiver" fragrance. Any suggestions?

    Hi everyone,
    After 2 months of reading, blending and smelling I fianlly came up with a formula for a masculine "vetiver" fragrance that I (and most important others too) like a lot. It has a...
  33. Re: Angelica root (What can I do with this stinker?)

    You are so right! Everyone does what he thinks best (and affords of course). I am just an amateur, having a very good time reading, mixing, blending, smelling but most of all feeling. That's all....
  34. Re: Angelica root (What can I do with this stinker?)

    Dear ariodant, my source is : Jindal International, a Kanta Group Company, owner of ISO 9000/9001/9004/19011: 2000 quality certificates, in the market from 1971, and one of the 3 bigger exporting...
  35. Re: Angelica root (What can I do with this stinker?)

    Thanks everybody. Well, what seems most suitable for me in order to check whether 1) I have the "real thing" and 2) and most important : my sense of smell is not so far from yours (I smell varnish...
  36. Re: Angelica root (What can I do with this stinker?)

    Thanks a lot mumsy! you were very helpful.
  37. Angelica root (What can I do with this stinker?)

    Hi everyone.
    1.Recently I bought 10ml of Angelica root EO from India (along with frankincense and Myrrh-which are both very nice). I had never smelled it before, and from what I read (a musky kind...
  38. I was so curious about Suddenly Madame Glamour,...

    I was so curious about Suddenly Madame Glamour, so today I went to the nearest Lidl and tried it. My verdict : the only thing it lacks is the double C on the box and 2 extra digits at its price....
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    Re: L'Hommage A L'Homme by Lalique (2011)

    I tried it this moning and I was thrilled by the very first sniff. Smoky and fresh at the same time, very original with good longevity and sillage. Probably the best new launch for 2012 I ve smelled...
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    Re: Awesome Perfumery Course Documents

    Thanks for posting! They are quite interesting.
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Pour Homme

    Just tried it and I'm totally dissapointed... So so cheap smelling and generic, with that annoying sweet apple note from top to base, I almost know the type of man that will buy it. The one that...
  42. Re: Zino by Davidoff vs Michael by Michael Kors - what would you choose?

    Zino is the good guy's scent, 40+ yrs of age, classic suits, oxford shoes etc. Michael's guy is naughty, and definitely more modern and sexy. Both are classic now so don't bother to find out which...
  43. Poll: Re: Dior (Homme, Sport, Intense) x Allure (Homme, Sport, Blanche) x Guerlain (Homme, Intense, Leau)

    If I had to pick just from one house I'd pick Dior...but... the ideal trio for me is : Dior Homme, Allure classic and Guerlain intense. Guerlain intense for morning wear, Allure for allday use and...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Serge Lutens - Jeux de Peau

    What if Serge kept the secret of his childhood's treats just for him and decided to just announce a new gourmand? Would you treat this fragrance the same way you do now? I am sure there would be...
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    Re: knize ten vs. pascal morabito or black

    Although I own both of them I do not consider them as heavyweight leather fragrances. Each one of those two projects a different aspect of leather : Knize's leather is sweeter, almost powdery and...
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    Re: Dark and Mysterious fragrance

    Black Cashmere / Donna Karan : Spicy Dark , no tobacco though
    Wenge layered over Fuel for Men (both by Donna Karan) : Amazing dark!
    Eau Noire / Christian Dior : Dark Lavender
    Chergui / Serge...
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    Re: Etro Fragrances

    Actually I do have 3 or 4 Etro samples. I can check which one's if you want to trade.
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    Re: Etro Fragrances

    I 've tried almost every Etro. They all have quality although some of them tend to faint relatively fast (at least onmy skin). I own Heliotrope and Gomma. Both are extraordinary. Heliotrope is the...
  49. Re: Any one tried Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris Pour Homme

    To ''rickbr'' : Great review
    To ''sogent'': I think you got it!

    I just tried it today (actually the EdP version), along with the Bleu/Chanel, Le Male Terrible/JPG and KENZO Homme Boise. And the...
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    Re: Today I Bought: September 2010

    http://i52.tinypic.com/2iqc13r.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought: September 2010

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/42505954@N05/4995005741/

    Angel Schlesser Homme Oriental Edition
  52. Thread: Athens, Greece

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    Re: Athens, Greece

    Hi Daria,
    I' ll go with cpk, he is a dear friend and knows most of the "perfume" spots of Athens.
    I 'll just add the Priftis Pharmacy (Papadiamanti 10 Kifissia) with some Santa Maria Novella's and...
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 17th February 2010

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    PHILEAS by Nina Ricci

    A great 1984's oriental, now discontinued unfortunately.

    Top notes : aldehydes, bergamot, green notes, juniper...
  54. What? No Aramis in the list? I probably won't go!

    What? No Aramis in the list? I probably won't go!
  55. Re: Can you guys give me some sample suggestions on houses I'm unfamiliar with?

    LP No9 is identical to Opium fror Men. Blenheim Bouquet is a quiet citrus scent the kind that I am sure you have already smelled. I would go from GEO Trumper :Sandalwood & Spanish Leather, from...
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    Re: Define green fragrances

    Usually the smell of wet or fresh cut grass, along with some herbals and citrus give a good impression of green. However I'm not sure I ve ever smelled something green in a totally linear way (I can...
  57. Thread: Aramis Havana

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    Re: Aramis Havana

    As CPK already said, the Aramis line is already available in Greece (68 Euros/100ml). However the new Havana fails to stand out of the rest (lacks the power and the sweetness of the old one) while...
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    Re: Casual Rose - Does this exist?

    I am really happy that rose centered scents have a big success as masculines nowadays as rose is my favourite floral too.
    My choices are :

    1. Penhaligon's Hammam Bouquet (powdery rose)
    2. Miller...
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    Re: Brioni by Brioni

    I just added a review for Brioni. Definitely not a chypre. Lacks of depth and complexity to match this category. It is more a citrus-aromatic, very close to Eau Sauvage (especially the drydown).I am...
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    Re: Brioni by Brioni

    Actually I got a sample from the Brioni shop in Harrod's from my trip to London last week but I haven't tried it yet. It is the most weird sample I 've ever seen! No vial, no bottle. Just a small...
  61. Thread: Athens, Greece

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    Re: Athens, Greece

    3 out of the 4 JULIETTE HAS A GUN scents can be found at : JET BLACK 41 LAODIKIS STR., GLYFADA – TEL. +30 210 8944226 (overpriced though)
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    Re: some very green scents ?

    Bel Respiro / Les Exclusifs de Chanel (floral green)
    Forest Rain / KIEHL'S (sweet green)
    POLO Modern Reserve/ Ralph Lauren (herbal-grassy green)
  63. Re: Look at your beautiful collection. I'll let you keep 3. You have 1 minute. Choose.

    31 Rue Cambon / Chanel
    Phileas / Ninna Ricci
    Fuel for Men / Donna Karan

    ...so unfair to pick just 3. I think 5 would be much better.
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