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  1. Re: Bleu de Chanel - Eau de Toilette or Eau de Parfum

    If one needs to question which another regarding favorable opinion about selection simply implies the person is not sure about the fragrance.

    Find different fragrance
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    Re: Fragrance that disapointed you the most

    Creed Royal Water.... Total let down
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 27th May 2015

    Creed Spice & Wood
  4. Re: What are some of your favorite Plum fragrances?

    Plum Japonais!!! Divine
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    Back-Up Bottles

    Have you enjoyed a fragrace so much which has convinced you into purchasing several back-up bottles in fear of the future supply being disrupted by reformulation or maybe even being discontinued?
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    Re: Masterpiece Fragrances

    Brut 33
  7. Re: What is the best projecting mens fragrance

    To name a few,
    Ralph Lauren Polo Blue (Original)
    Creed Original Vetiver
    Tom Ford Plum Japonais & Italian Cypress
  8. Re: Chanel: Made in France vs Made in Usa Quality

    This company ought to be a shamed of it self with all the money it brings to shamefully produce such a lousy Bleu de Chanel EDP. This stuff recks of chemicals after 25minutes.
  9. Re: Hermessence line, any that is ground breaking and worth trying or sampling?

    Yes, as far as longevity goes Poivre Samarcande and Epice Marine has done well with me. Some people feel 6sprays is too much, but were talking about Hermessence/Hermes. Typically they could last...
  10. Re: Hermessence line, any that is ground breaking and worth trying or sampling?

    Poivre Samarcande
    Epice Marine
    Cuir d'Ange
    Vetiver Tonka
  11. Re: Finally, Aventus Femme will be out this year!

    I told you all that this will have watermelon instead of pineapple over a year ago.
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    Re: Cartier Declaration over the years.

    I recall purchasing Cartier Declaration in late 1998... Wow, it was good... however after purchasing this again in 2010 I knew it was reformulated. I gave it way to a friend after 5sprays.

    He...
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    Is Creed playing games???

    So in this thread, I want people to fire away with their emotions...

    Here's why I am not excited for Creed Windsor/Creed Royal Mayfair; In December 2013 Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman...
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    Re: Best of Tom Ford Private Blend?

    Tobacco Oud
    Plum Japonais
    Italian Cypress
    Noir de Noir
    Tuscan Leather
    London
    Arabian Wood
  15. Re: What's your wardrobe stock in volume and years?

    I don't know ... I probably have around a 1.5mL to wear everyday for the next 4-5years. Which is fine with me, because scent-trends & technology changes throughout the years. So acquiring new ones in...
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    Re: your perfect fragrance

    Creed Feuilles Vertes .... Its just too damn perfect!
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    Re: Gym Fragrance: Your Go-To?

    Creed Pure White Cologne... Just 2 sprays just on "Occasions" though
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    Re: Battle of new LEATHER scents!

    Hermessence Cuir d'Ange
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 16th May 2015

    Spice and Wood layered with Cedre Blanc
  20. Re: What would you buy if you were in Neiman's today ? Excluding TF, Creed and MFK

    Nasomatto Black Afghan
    Armani Prive Jade
    Armani Prive Oud Royal
    Clive Christian L
  21. Re: First spray from a new bottle always deceiving.

    I've never had this problem with Tom Ford Private Blends, Creed, and Hermessence products.... I can't speak on the rest of the houses out their.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml

    Be advised, eBay has a lot of fakes. 250mL aren't anything to play with on eBay... No matter the cost. People would intentionally show photos of the real item and turn around and send you a...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml

    Fragrancenet.com maybe.... Tom ford private blend 250mL aren't the easiest to score for cheap online. The only success was simply going to neiman or Saks during special offer events
  24. Re: Where can I get a decent pocket atomizer ?

    Nordstrom's has one for $6... its holds 6mL
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    Re: Refilling Old Creed Bottles

    Perhaps if we could get a few heroin addicts with left over needles to give it a try ... Im sure we'll get an answer.
  26. Re: What scent do you thinks has a Sahara desert/ Moroccan vibe?

    Tom Ford Sahara Noir has the ultimate desert vibe inside.
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    It's good, I dont think its worth $450-$500 which people are asking for nowadays. Overall, its a well made fragrance with quality. I typically wear around 6sprays and it last far beyond 10hours.
  28. Re: How do you rank Bleu de Chanel (EdT or EdP) as an "incense scent" ?

    ^^ This fragrance lacks quality. The first 20mins are "So-So"... after that its a straight chemical bath.
  29. Re: How do you rank Bleu de Chanel (EdT or EdP) as an "incense scent" ?

    I didnt get anything other than a soapy top note followed with chemical factory. It smells cheap
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    Re: Your current 'wishlist top 5'

    1. Creed Perfumed Oil Silver Mountain Water
    2. Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu
    3. Hermessence Cuir d'Ange
    4. Abdul Samad Al Qurashi Thaqeel Oud
    5. Clive Christian L - Men
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    Re: bleu de chanel..EDP OR EDT

    Both the EDP & EDT smells like chemical factory while lacking higher-end essential oils. However one disguises it a little more than the other; referring to Bleu de Chanel EDP.

    Seems to be all...
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    I blind bought a few Creed's which were:

    Millesime 1849
    Spice & Wood
    Chevrefeuille Original
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    Aventus -VS- Tabarome Millesime

    The gloves are off....

    I enjoy both scents which are very mature, bold and manly. However it just seems Tabarome Millesime is just as deserving as Aventus, and may even be slightly better as...
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    Re: Cologne guy ? Sprays ?

    7 at minimum and 11 maximum
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    Re: Tom Ford and Aventus?

    Hey, if anyone is picky, that's me!!! I don't own a single Clive Christian, Roja Dove, L'Artisan, Amouage, Helley, Malle, or Montale.

    In fact Creed Orignal Vetiver was my 1st Creed purchase, and...
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    Re: It's a real challenge...

    Well if your 29bottles are "designer"... then by all means make a better home for someone else. However if your 29bottles are upper-scale niche, like Creed Clive Christian Xerjoff TFPB or Roja Dove...
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    Re: Tom Ford and Aventus?

    I have many difference Creed fragrances, and I also have many different Tom Ford Private Blend fragrances. Creed and Tom Ford offerings are worlds apart.

    Tom Ford is more rich, greater depth,...
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    Re: Your ultimate white shirt fragrance?

    White Tee-Shirt Fragrances.... Hmmmm,

    Aventus
    Tom Ford Sahara Noir
    Erolfa
    Rose 31
    Epice Marine
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Its not like any other Creed scents. It's very mature, and personal; meaning it really doesnt get complimented, but is really good. I often say its the Father of Green Irish Tweed; it's Distinctive,...
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    Re: Jardin d Amalfi vs spice and wood

    I have both Jardin D' Amalfi and Spice & Wood. To be honest, both fragrances are worlds apart. Jardin D'Amalfi presents fruit accords along with a very distinct tangerine/bergamot note with cinnamon,...
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Feuilles Vertes
    Jardin D'Amalfi
    Santal Imperial
    Spice and Wood
    Tabarome Millesime
  42. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    Creed Aventus
  43. Thread: Erolfa ?

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    Re: Erolfa ?

    a great 5pm spring/summer time evening/night out on the town fragrance.

    10/10
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    Re: Casual coffee date fragrance?

    Tom Ford Private Blend London, or Spice and Wood by Creed.
  45. Re: Voyage d'Hermes Parfum - longevity issues

    I have both the d'Voyage EDT & EDP... Personally I get much better longevity from the EDT than the EDP. Same goes for d'Terre as well... Yep, I totally get where you're coming from; however it's...
  46. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Creed - 26
    Tom Ford Private Blend - 14
    Hermes/Hermessence - 7
  47. Re: how much is a 2011 z01 creed aventus 40ml worth?

    I found your price...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-cSU-QDan8
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    Re: Favorite Sping Florals- what are yours?

    I've been reaching for my Jardin D'Amalfi, and Tom Ford Noir de Noir for night time wear. Also I know it's not considered a floral, but my Vetiver Geranium, Sahara Noir, and Tobacco Oud have been...
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    Re: Creed Fakes Getting Harder To Spot

    If eBay had stiffer penalties for sellers that engaged in selling counterfeit merchandise, it'll be a "Well-Liked" domain. Although in the past 12years eBay has cleaned up is policy with being much...
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    Re: Oudh Lovers who love Taifi Rose

    This could lead to you ruining your current oud. I say it's best to layer rather than mix.
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    Creed Fakes Getting Harder To Spot

    Wow! ... Get a look at this

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Men-CREED-Acuqa-Originale-Cedre-Blanc-Eau-de-Parfum-Perfume-100ml-3-3-FL-OZ-/181723256975?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a4f8cd88f
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    I think Chicago would be excellent for a Creed Boutique... but then again I don't shop at the boutique because gray market prices are more realistic.
  53. Re: What would you add to the collection if you were me ? How am I doing so far ?

    Le Labo Rose 31
    Hermessence Epice Marine
    Hermessence Poivre Samarcande
    Hermes d'Terre edt
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Creed Himalaya
    Cartier Roadster Sport
    Tom Ford...
  54. Re: Creed 1oz bottles - is the size marked on them so TSA could see?

    I dont have any 1ouncers; although I'm guessing its underneath the bottle [maybe]??? But if thats a concern it might be best to decant a smaller amount into another bottle. Not sure you'd intend on...
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    Re: Good fragrance for rainy days

    Hermes Eau D' Gentaine Blanche works wonders in rainy weather. Very potent and fresh-heavy.
  56. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Designer fragrances give me a really awful headache. (Boss, Versace, Armani, D&G, Prada, and many others).... Gross!!!!
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    For the month of April, I was fortunate & blessed to have the opportunity to get:

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir 100ml
    Tom Ford Sahara Noir 50ml
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    Not quite sure if you meant anything by this. But if so, private message me. Perhaps its better if you would like to share an opinion with me, independently.
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    Well if I may add a chime in this discussion;

    Creed had a very similar effect on me about 6years ago in terms of not lasting long and projection when I first started wearing them. But little did...
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    Abdul Samad Al Qurashi Taifi Rose attar.... Outstanding
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    Re: Can a man wear Tom Ford Plum Japonais ?

    I own Plum Japonais, and I'd be darned if this wasn't in the top 3 from the private line ever. Totally gorgeous and its masculine. I enjoy wearing it with Italian Cypress and receive many compliments...
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    Now thats's what I consider a fragrance with balls... talk about putting your all into it?!

    Lmao
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    What if it's hair from the master perfumer?
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    Re: Layering with Taif rose ?

    I bought the middle grade taifi rose oil by ASQ. For the 1st 2hours I noticed the oil having a very strong "rosy-citrus bomb" effect almost like fresh lemon & pungent roses along with a very slight...
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    Re: Layering with Taif rose ?

    I've worn my Abdul Samad Al Qurashi Taifi Rose Attar in my beard while wearing Tom Ford London, Aventus, and Feuilles Vertes. They were all good experiences. Try it.
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    Re: Your Top 5 suit and tie fragrances

    Creed Vetiver Geranium
    Creed Tabarome Millesime
    Tom Ford Ombre De Hyacinth
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    Creed Feuilles Vertes
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Creed Windsor
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    Creed Feuilles Vertes
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    Re: Which fragrances are brothers?

    Hermessence Poivre Samarcande -and- Creed Spice & Wood
  70. Re: Creed to release a new fragrance this summer

    Anything to keep get its legacy going...
  71. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    I


    My life/profession revolves around nutrition & healthcare... To put bluntly; Oxidation = Aging
  72. Re: Does spraying cologne on your face or head make your hair GRAY faster?

    human genetics (DNA), lack of vital nutrients, and stress causes gray hairs.
  73. Re: My Want List: CREED Angelique Encens + Other Rare CREEDs

    I would love to get a 15mL decant of the following:

    Creed Bayrhum Vetiver
    Creed Bois de Santal
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    Re: why is it that sales clerks do this?

    Couldn't have said this any better myself. Amen!
  75. Re: Better compliments getter then bleu de chanel? (for summer)

    Almost any Tom Ford Private Blend and people go crazy-nice toward me. Almost any Creed and people often ask what I'm wearing. I usually take those as a compliment
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    Re: why is it that sales clerks do this?

    I haven't bought a fragrance at Macy Bloomingdales Nordstrom Saks nor Neiman's in over 7years. However I only go to Barneys, Neiman, and Saks to sample by bringing my own new atomizers. Once I find...
  77. Re: Not a single creed failed to impress me so far

    I 26-different Creed scents, and some of them I have 2-3back up bottles. It's the Best house I've came across, 2nd is Tom Ford Private Blend Collection.
  78. Re: Basenotes Admin Playing an April Fools Prank?

    I couldnt even find any Aventus discussions on there
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Feuilles Vertes takes a few wears... But once you understand it the addiction comes forth.
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Its a very close call.... yet the spices in ROSE 31 kind of takes on a Poivre Samarcande vibe. But just with the rose note added. I enjoy Rose 31.
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    Re: Why people bag on the Polo fragrances.

    In spite of some of the arrogance some basenoters' may receive time to time, I can gladly say Polo Blue is nice crisp scent which I have. Why people don't care for polo???, I really don't know. Yet I...
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    Re: Which fragrance you wear to sleep?

    its rare that I do, but when I do its typically only "one" spray of Cedre Blanc, or Erolfa... yet again its very rare
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Kid_Eh, that's going to require "cold-calls" to Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores and speaking to the actual Creed Sales Rep who should be able to pinpoint which locations will have inventory...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    It's a tough challenge rating Feuilles Vertes to Windsor overall, and whether one being better than another is like Braeburns to Granny Smith's. Many people adore the S-Class, some adore the LS.
    ...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    I have both Windsor and Feuilles Vertes. To be honest im about to write & post a review on Feuilles Vertes sometime really soon within a week.

    In my opinion, Feuilles Vertes is a matured version...
  86. Poll: Re: What is your favorite Private Blend Tom Ford Fragrance?

    Good post, although I really enjoy TFPB; therefore one is much too hard to select for me. In no order mine are

    Plum Japonais
    Noir de Noir
    Tuscan Leather
    Italian Cyrpess
    Oud Wood
    Tobacco Oud...
  87. Re: Want to Buy Aventus, Suddenly Worried About Batches

    Whenever I shower I never smell aventus anymore... Its typically a good method to selecting something different :)
  88. Re: Fragrances you love at the initial start but dislike the drydown

    Creed Royal Water... Smells good during the first spray.... 30mins later its so annoying to me
  89. Re: Want to Buy Aventus, Suddenly Worried About Batches

    Get it from a reputable dealer.

    As for batch variations, Oh well not much anyone could do about it. Although I'm on my 3rd bottle (120ml) and the 2012 batch was the best to me. Yet my 2013 & 2014...
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    ^^^ I dont mind used... nothing less than 75% full for a quarter of the cost; Sure, why not! After all some peoples junk becomes another person's treasures.
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    Re: The $500 Challenge: 2015

    I thinking with a $500 budget, I could probably acquire about 7-8high end niche frags.
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    Re: What are your 3 favourite Creed fragrances?

    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Feuilles Vertes
    Aventus
    Santal Imperial (Honorable Mention)
  93. May 2nd 2015 - MGM Grand Mega Fight Night

    So the occasion has just landed in your lap to attend probably the biggest boxing match in recent history. Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao with a $250million purse up for grabs. You have 2nd-Row...
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    Re: Creed and BaseNotes Addiction

    Try Creed jardin d'Amalfi

    It's really good, very multifaceted
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    Poll: Re: Do you like Oud...?

    Barnyard fecals I cant tolerate. I like the smokey sweet types usually cambodis and malaysia kinds of ouds. As for colognes/perfumes I like Tom Fords interpretations on oud.
  96. Poll: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    soap, deodorant, and lil'bit of creed tom ford or hermes... seems to work for me
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Feuilles Vertes is better than Windsor.... When its gone, you all will be "So-So Sorry".

    You are missing out on a gem... With that being said, its far less Feuilles Vertes than there is Windsor...
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    Re: Royal OUD is

    It took a few wears for me to liked Royal Oud, but once I did I quickly swiped-up another on the cheap-o ($85) before it became very popular in 2011.

    Better than Aventus????? , Well, to "Each Nose...
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    Re: GIT smells like SMW!!??

    Maybe the samples were tainted. These two frags are miles apart.
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    Re: Le labo City exclusives

    I like to believe I have a good nose... That being said, Rose 31 was the only all-star from their line-up. I know many people enjoy the Santal 33, and Vanilla 44... Yet in all, I would love to have a...
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