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  1. Re: [USA] Armani Privé / Masque Milano / Creed / Frederic Malle / Parfums MDCI / ...

    Paypal sent for Cuir Ottoman. Thanks, remik!
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    Re: Are the Cheapies Really Worth It?

    I'll wear fragrances for a couple reasons.

    One reason is that some fragrances remind me of things. What I mean is they bring back fond memories of something.

    For example, one of the...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    My first Amouage, and the only Amouage I really like.

    Memoir Man, from Fragrancenet. A 3.4 ounce bottle for $139 after rebates.
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    Re: Fragrances where spray count is huge!

    Creed's Bois Du Portugal is like this for me. One spray - maybe one and a half - on the back of the neck is perfect for me to smell all the great notes that are in this. Any more than that then some...
  5. Re: [USA] Creed Pure White Cologne, Jardin d'Amalfi, Spice & Wood. Frederick Malle.

    Remik, I would like a 50ml split of Cuir Ottoman. Thanks....again!
  6. Re: [USA] Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather

    Hello Remik, I see that your second bottle offering of Colonia Leather is now full. That's awesome!

    If you happen to do a third bottle, I'd like in on another 30ml please.
  7. Re: [USA] Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather

    I received my package today. This smells fantastic. Thanks, Remik.
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    Re: Counterfeit Jubilation XXV Amouage

    I've purchased a lot from Fragrancenet. No Amouage though. Many Creeds. All were fine. A great place to shop imo.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 23, 2014

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
  10. Thread: Sel Marin

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    Re: Sel Marin

    The first time I tried this at the Scent Bar I really liked it. I did catch that weird sea odor of something that I thought might be seaweed in it, but I was so impressed with how much a fragrance...
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    Re: Ever regretted paying a full retail price?

    I always use to shop for fragrances and buy them for me or my wife at places like Nordstrom, Macys, Sephora, etc..

    Then I came here to BN and was wised up. Most of the stuff I bought could easily...
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    A blind buy of Tommy Bahama Set Sail St. Barts for $22.

    I put this on for the first time this morning and six hours later this stuff still smells great and is projecting very nicely. For just...
  13. Re: What's the most you have ever spent on a bottle of cologne and what was it???

    Last year $580 for a 500ml flacon of Creed Aventus from Creed Boutique.
  14. Re: [USA] AdP Leather | Profumum Roma Arso | Turtle Vetiver Back | Oliver & Co V...

    Thanks, Remik. Awesome!

    Payment sent for the AdP leather.
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    Re: Colonia Leather by Acqua di Parma

    I've been wanting a nice leather fragrance. I definitely want to sample it.

    I noticed that they have this one in a 6oz bottle at Nordstrom for $265. The 3.3oz at Neiman's is $210.
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    Re: Rose recommendations

    Rose Anonyme by Atelier is my favorite. Le Labo 31 is my second favorite.

    Actuer by Azzaro is my third and is a fantastic rose plus it's not expensive.
  17. Re: I Think I Made a Newbie Mistake w/ Aventus

    Same here. AND that next day dry down smells very nice as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Atelier Gold Leather
  19. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/12/14) Round 2: Fahrenheit vs Bois du Portugal

    BdP, which I happen to be wearing as my sotd today.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2014

    Prada Infusion De Vetiver

    http://www.lilydirect.com/assets/images/Fragrances/Prada_Infusion_De_Vetiver_17_Men_Retail_500X500.JPG
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    Re: S O T D Friday March 28, 2014

    Still testing Phaedon Tabac Rouge and still enjoying it.

    http://www.cafleurebon.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/phaedon-paris-eaux-parfum-tabacrouge_30.jpg
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    Re: Phaedon Tabac Rouge..

    I'm wearing it as I type this. It really is a fantastic scent that's so much like tv that it's hard for me to tell the difference untill the complete dry down. Then TR at that point is less sweet...
  23. Re: Spongebob Squarepants Cologne for Men EDT (10th Anniversary Edition)

    What's the best batch number?
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Tam Dao EDP.

    I have both the EDP and EDT now. Both are very very nice.

    http://www.beautik.ro/5501-thickbox_default/tam-dao.jpg
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    Re: Anything like Tobacco Vanille

    I sampled both Tom Ford TV and Phaedon Tabac Rouge yesterday at the Scent Bar here in Los Angeles. I sprayed TV on my right hand and TR on my left. To me they smelled almost identical. In fact, I had...
  26. Re: Which perfume house's concept is boring & the biggest bust in your opinion?

    You're right. They no longer put the expiration date on the bottle. Instead, here in Los Angeles Le Labo, now they put the date that they mixed the fragrance on the bottle and then tell you verbally...
  27. Re: Less expensive or better alternatives to...

    Some say TF Tobacco Vanille and Phaedon Tabac Rouge are almost identical. Some like TR better than TV and it's quite a bit cheaper. I haven't smelled TR but I have it on order.
  28. Re: Which perfume house's concept is boring & the biggest bust in your opinion?

    How about Le Labo? Even comes with an expiration date so you know when to throw away your half-empty bottle.
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Thanks, Hednic. It's a blind buy for me inspired by the great reviews it has gotten and some Basenoters' comparison of it to Tobacco Vanille(which I have tried one time and really like). I'm looking...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    I placed an order for this from the Scent Bar in Los Angeles which is down the street from my office. It won't be in for a couple weeks. They'll call me when it arrives.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    I just semi-blind bought this one today. I think I sprayed some OV on my wrist while I was at The scent Bar here in Los Angeles about a year ago and really liked it. I 'm not sure though because I...
  32. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.4)

    Aventus for me too, with GIT in second place and MI in third.

    I also own BdP which I like a lot BUT I think it's more of a special night-out-on-the-town occasional scent for me. I wore it to work...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2014

    I was one of the lucky ones to get a 100ml Tam Dao from Hautelook yesterday for $60. I was wearing some today from a sample I had of it and glad it was 1/2 off. I don't think I'd pay full price for...
  34. Re: [2014 SPLIT] All Le Labos ($82.43) , Another 13 ($92.89), CITY EXCLUSIVES ($155.65), sign-up now

    Hello, Monica. Is the price for the Rose 31 $82.43 or is it $95.48? The title of the thread has one amount but the calculation beneath shows another. Thanks for doing these great splits.
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    Re: Creed Aventus Is A Waste Of Money

    I enjoy Aventus immensely, and other than HdP 1828, it is the most complimented fragrance I own.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    1) HdP 1828
    2) GIT
    3) Montale Red Vetyver
    4) Aventus
    5) Atelier Vetiver Fatal
  37. Re: Package is delayed at customs facility. Will it be confiscated?

    It will be fine. My split that I bought from a BNer a few months ago sat in customs for a week or more and was finally released. It was sent from Taiwan.
  38. Poll: Re: POLL: The War of the Roses (no, not the movie)

    Atelier Rose Anonyme. Beautiful rosé fragrance.
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    Re: Best Blind Buy

    Acteur Azzaro
    Michael Kors For Men
    Le Labo Rose 31
    Pure Malt
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    Re: VIW vs. SMW vs. Aventus vs. MI

    I blind bought a bottle of SWW last week and returned it two days later. The scent projected less than 45 minutes on me with several sprays plus sprayed on my shirts. After 90 min, it was completely...
  41. Re: What is that one cologne you can safely say "it is one of a kind!"

    For me it's Histoires 1889 Moulin Rouge.

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4686385801791239&pid=15.1
  42. Re: I just smelled Green Irish Tweed and Aventus.

    I love both GIT and Aventus. On my skin, the longevity and silage of both are terrific and I think they both smell great.

    I wish I could say the same about most Amouage scents. I can find only one...
  43. Re: Heeley Sel Marin is probably one of the worst aquatics out there

    It's a terrific scent. It's on my want list.
  44. Re: Beware of these fragrances: Do never buy them blind

    I'm still up in the air about my Histoires 1889 Moulin Rouge purchase. I bought the 4 oz bottle and split it with a co-worker.

    I really like the fragrance when I first put it on and even more so...
  45. Re: Hi everyone--sort-of newbie looking for an accessible (non-niche please!) rosy men's cologne!

    Another for Acteur. It's an excellent masculine rose for a good price.
  46. Re: Fragrancenet: Amouage Epic woman unboxed refunded because it's out of stock..a LIE!

    If you would have ordered Aventus instead, none of this would've happened.
  47. Re: What is everybody's last meal on death row equivalent scent.

    It depends on how they were going to execute me.

    I'd wear Fat Electrician by Etat Libre d`Orange if I was going to the electric chair,

    Velvet Rope by Apothia if I were to be hanged,
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, March 22nd, 2013

    Same here.
  49. Re: Fragrance net/BeautyEncounter/scented monkey/fragrancex/amazon

    I just ordered two bottles of GIT from Beauty Encounter and all went very well. The only problem is I live in Southern California where BE is located and as a result, I have to pay sales tax. Evenso,...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    I purchased 120ml Histoires de Parfumes Jules Verne (1828) today.

    http://www.hautsache-oldenburg.de/duftexplorer/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/1828.jpg
  51. Re: Would I get drunk if I drink a shot of Aventus?

    I don't know about Aventus getting you drunk, but I do know that it adds a nice flavor to steaks if you marinade them in it.

    Marinade Recipe:
    3 Tablespoons olive oil,
    2 Tablespoons...
  52. Re: Beware of these fragrances: Do never buy them blind

    I just bought Michael Kors blind. I love it.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    I wanted a tobacco scent so I went cheap and got me Michael Kors for Men and it arrived today.

    It's much nicer than I thought it would be.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

    Micallef Emir.

    http://www.parfuemerie-dommaschk.de/img/micallef/produkte/emir.jpg
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Atelier Rose Anonyme

    MFK Oud

    Both are fantastic smelling fragrances.

    Oh, and I do like the one with the Royal Pineapple in it as well.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    I present to the community of Basenotes and all it's members - the Royal Pineapple.

    It smells divine. But don't look at it for very long. :smiley:
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    I don't understand why some of the member's here are trying to classify someone who buys Creeds as an amateur whose first step in the evolution of collecting "high-end" fragrances has fallen into a...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Type BENEW in the coupon code box during check out. You'll get a $15 credit against the total. You will see it as soon as you type it and click APPLY.
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    Re: Male Rose Scent

    I went through the rose fragrance search and ended up with Atelier Rose Anonyme which is fantastic smelling as well as longevity of 12+ hours on me and projection that is fantastic.

    And I also...
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    Well, with my one GIT bottle in hand(and another one on the way), AND my two 50ml splits of Aventus purchased through BN, I'm ready for some good smellin' and good lovin'. :vrolijk_1:
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Same here. An excellent liquid it is.
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    Re: Creed - Quality or Con

    I'm sort of new to this sort of high end fragrance stuff. My fragrances had always been designer EDTs and EDPs. I think Hermes products were the most expensive thing I owned.

    Very recently, and...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    There's something peculiar about the middle bottle. I can't quite put my finger on it. :smiley:
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I put the A02 batch on yesterday after receiving it from Beauty Encounter. At around 11am, I applied three small half sprays to my right arm and two full sprays to my neck.

    I was able to get nice...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I just ordered a bottle from Beauty Encounter. I sampled GIT only once at the Scent Bar and really liked it. I'll let you all know what I end up with when I get it.

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    My...
  66. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Lately, I've noticed that my skin seems to eat up fragrances more than usual. Maybe because I'm exercising more leaving me somewhat dehydrated more than usual.

    This Rose Anonyme, as well as other...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 11th of January 2013

    Atelier Rose Anonyme.

    http://www.divinonyc.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/rose-anonyme-screen-shot.png
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    Re: SOTD:Thursday, January,10

    Cartier Declaration Essence
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 9, 2013

    Boucheron Pour Homme EDP

    http://tienda.jeperfumes.com/images/BoucheronPourHomme1EDP.jpg
  70. Re: Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal & Rose Anonyme

    What a conicidence. I was wearing Heeley's Agarwood yesterday and as I was getting ready to order my bottle of Rose Anonyme I decided to put a dab of Anonyme on my wrist from a sample I had in my...
  71. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Well, after a couple months of searching for the "perfect" rose fragrance, I think I have found a couple that I really like.

    Firstly, I want to give a big thanks to everyone here who gave so many...
  72. Re: Atelier Cologne Vetiver Fatal & Rose Anonyme

    Lucasai, your review is excellent. I have been searching for the "perfect" rose scent for a few months now and I purchased several different samples of rose fragrances, including Rose Anonyme. I was...
  73. Thread: Angel men

    by Noteworthy
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    Re: Angel men

    For years, I'd walk by the fragrance counter at Macy's and take a whiff of A*men. I felt it was way too strong BUT there was always something about it that I really liked. There was also something...
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    Re: The CREED saga...

    Thanks for the feedback on this, OV.

    When I first thought about ordering my first Creed product (Aventus) a couple weeks ago through BN's split forum, I had real reservations about putting my...
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    Re: Highly reviewed fragrances that you dislike?

    This is how I feel about it as well. This was one of my favorite fragrances for years. The new stuff they put out now is a complete waste of money in terms of longevity, sillage and smell whether it...
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    Re: The CREED saga...

    It's hard to believe that Creed has such consistency problems from batch to batch with their fragrances. It seems that their apparent lack of ability to consistently manufacture the same fragrance is...
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    Re: The CREED saga...

    I must have gotten lucky on my first split of Aventus. It smells good and strong and lasts quite awhile. Not as much as A-Men or their flankers like Pure Malt, but it sure lasts a lot longer than...
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    Re: The CREED saga...

    I just received my first ever Aventus purchase yesterday. I bought a 50ml split from the split forum here at BN.

    I had never smelled it before yesterday. I had never even heard of Creed until a...
  79. Re: MDCI Ambre Topkapi

    My Aventus was delivered to me today. This was my first split purchase and wasn't quite sure what to expect. Heperd has done an outstanding job with every aspect of this transaction from...
  80. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    I now have 5 samples on the way from Lucky Scent.

    I did get in on a 50ml split of Rose 31 which is a potential blind buy if the other reservations ever get filled...oh, and I just blind bought a...
  81. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Thanks for the great advice, Possum-Pie. I'll be out $68 on the 50ml Aventus split....not too bad I guess.

    I'll force myself to like it whether I like it or not. :smiley:

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  82. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    I just put my name in on a split of Aventus with forum member heperd.

    I never read Aventus being a rose type fragrance and I didn't order it because of that. For the price that it's being offered...
  83. Re: Creed AVENTUS

    I'll take a 50ml split of Aventus. Thanks!

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    Email sent.
  84. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    I'm looking forward to trying a lot of these suggestions. I really had no idea when I started searching for a rose fragrance that there is this many.

    The only one I was aware of was Anais Anais,...
  85. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    I'm not really familiar with ordering samples. I figured I'd take the chance on a blind buy based on experienced feedback from you guys and gals.

    I'm glad I found and ordered the samples now. As...
  86. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Thank you!
    Because of the suggestion to sample some items, I'm going to do the sample thing so I'm not so "blind". I tried to do a sample of Rose 31 at Lucky Scent just now but they don't sell...
  87. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    I've removed Black Oud from my blind buy because of other similar comments on this one. I really want to try it in person before I buy it. I imagine that I'll probably like it once I try it.

    The...
  88. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Thank you everyone for these helpful suggestions. As each of you make recommendations, I go looking for the items to see where to buy it and how much it costs and look at the ingredients.

    I just...
  89. Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Hello to everyone. I have been enjoying this forum so much. I accidentally stumbled onto this magnificent website and have been lurking here for a couple weeks now. I never knew there was such a...
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