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  1. Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    1. Sycomore
    2. The Third Man (Le 3eme Homme)
    3. Green Irish Tweed
    4. L'Air du Desert Marocain
    5. Chergui
    6. Musc Ravageur
    7. Kouros
    8. Chanel Pour Monsieur (edt)
    9. Antaeus
    10. Dior Homme...
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    Re: Perfumes for Game of Thrones?

    Joffrey would wear Aventus for sure lol
    Or 1 Million...
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    Killing Eve: Villanelle

    Hi
    Anyone out there watching Killing Eve?
    What d'you reckon Villanelle would wear in terms of perfume?
    Hypnotic Poison, maybe? Lolita Lempicka? I think Ménardo's oddball brilliancy would go down...
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    Re: Perfumes for Game of Thrones?

    Hey!

    So far I kinda feel like this season's a bit of a mixed bag, even more so than most (which is not to say I think it's the worst season, nor that I haven't been enjoying it enough). How're you...
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    Perfumes for Game of Thrones?

    Hey everyone
    Any Game of Thrones fans around?
    Thought it'd be fun to hear your thoughts on perfumes you imagine for the different characters
    Particularly curious about Margaery, Cersei (in the...
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Jungle animals invariably look dowdy

    ISTOG
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Give all the elephants dopamine.

    PODAS
  8. Re: What's your least favorite fragrance in your collection?

    Prada Infusion d'Iris Cèdre
    Chanel Gardénia
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Only knowledgeable people love me

    BABES
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    Re: Iris Apfel's favourite fragrance

    Her ITG Top-Shelf is pretty great too!

    Like most things to do with her (swoons in perpetuity)
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    Poll: Poll: Best Tuberose

    So, vote above for your take on the best tuberose fragrance

    I tried to keep it varied, but do let me know if you feel I've missed an important one
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    Re: Hermes Terre de Hermes

    Rare case of my preferring the EDT
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    Poll: Re: New scent, can't choose, help?

    1 - Eau Sauvage
    2 - Terre d'Hermès
    3 - Guerlain
    4 - Dior Homme
    5 - Chanel
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    Dior Poison(s): Opinions?

    Just curious to hear your take/opinions on Dior Poison (or any of the Poison flankers)

    Hate, love, like, indifferent, never tried? Original, Hypnotic, Pure, Tendre, Midnight?

    Any special...
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Your review of Drakkar Noir should really be their official tagline

    Great stuff, thanks for sharing!
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Loving your taste! And the stories, thanks for sharing
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Like your taste, Ken Russell
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Eveeerything about this is just amazing, please keep on being awesome
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Love it

    Also love the smelly co-worker element, somehow I feel like that's something a lot of adults have to deal with and somehow it always makes me laugh
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Thanks! Please do!
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Love this, love your taste in fragrances too
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Thanks, I appreciate it!

    Ah, please do! Look forward to reading that ;)
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Hey
    Yeah, the sex was fun; not sure what happened to him though, the thing kind of just fizzled out after I left the school and I think the last time we spoke I had my eye on someone else so nothing...
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Thanks, I appreciate you saying so :)
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    Re: Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Aah thanks ;)
    Would love to hear yours if you'd care to share
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    Re: Orchid accord

    Oh, do so love orchids!

    Could you send a picture?
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    Your Life In 5 Fragrances

    Can you tell the story of your life in 5 fragrances?

    I'd really be super interested to read about it!




    Mine would go something like this:
    Estée Lauder White Linen: Discovery of my...
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    Re: Coromandel EdP Question

    In my experience:

    Less sillage than Carnal Flower, but more longevity
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    Poll: Re: (Poll) Best Of: One-Star Review

    Same! Specially because I tend to love a "killer tuberose" so...
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    No. 19 feels like such a 1970s scent to me, love it
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    Re: A friend in the gym smelled really good...

    Ok, now I actually did gasp for air laughing
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    Re: A friend in the gym smelled really good...

    Nearly gasped for air laughing
  33. Re: What's the best summer/spring fragrance for 100 dollars? [SC/US]

    Dior Eau Sauvage (checked at Sephora US online, as of today $95 for the 100ml eau de toilette)

    If you don't mind "crossing the gender barrier": the biggest bottle of Estée Lauder White Linen eau...
  34. Re: Fragrances that are : ANIMALISTIC, ODD, STRANGE, STINKY, UNIQUE, OFF BEAT, etc.

    L'Air de Rien (the Miller Harris for Jane Birkin) was all those things to me

    And amaaaaazing

    Still bummed they're not making it any more (also, hard to find in my experience, but worth it if...
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    Re: Fragrance fun with the common folk

    Oh, used to talk a lot about fragrances with my grandmother when she was still around

    She pretty much taught me everything I know about the topic and she was really great at... I'm not sure how to...
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    Poll: (Poll) Best Of: One-Star Review

    So, all of these (and many others) got one-star reviews in the Luca Turin + Tania Sanchez guide

    Which of these do you think is best?

    Which do you feel they were wrong about, which do you think...
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    Poll: Poll: Best Chypre of these

    If you answered with a particular formulation in mind (eau de toilette, eau de parfum, parfum, vintage, current, x batch, etc) do specify in the comments if it was a deciding factor for you in...
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    Re: Zara Scent #1 vs. Santal 33

    God I like you
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Stop tangoing on our lawn

    BDEAC
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    Re: Five Letter Game

    Bogus opticians oblige juvenile expenditure

    PPATB
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    Re: Your Take On Amber ?

    Quite enjoy it but not in my top 3 notes

    Or 5

    Maybe 10?
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96512

    (Daisy Buchanan from The Great Gatsby - Chanel no. 18)
  43. Re: Yvresse (Champagne) vs. Y - Saint Laurent Chypres

    Wow... That is one image for sure
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    Wow, yeah, cool idea
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96511

    (Fred Jones from the Scooby-Doo franchise - Chanel Platinum Egoiste)
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96510

    (Isabelle Huppert - Dior Hypnotic Poison)
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96508

    (Phryne Fisher, from Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries - Guerlain, Vol de Nuit)
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    She's great
  49. Re: Repugnant Perfumes - The Vilest Fragrance You Ever Tried ?

    this
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    Poll: Best of: Les Exclusifs de Chanel (Poll)

    Vote for your number one in the poll and maybe let us know why and feel free to talk about any experiences with the line/discuss it in general
  51. Re: Yvresse (Champagne) vs. Y - Saint Laurent Chypres

    Wow

    Consensus I guess

    Thanks for the input guys, I appreciate it
  52. Re: How would one go about getting this type of hairstyle (is there a specific name for it)?

    https://menhairstylesworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/John-Wayne-1930s-mens-hairstyles.jpg

    Swoooon

    - - - Updated - - -

    But maybe just take the photos to your hairdresser, they'll be able...
  53. Re: Vote -Your No1 Guerlain Fragrance, (if you were only allowed one choice) ?

    Vol de Nuit!
  54. Re: Is it common for you guys to collect female perfumes?

    Oh yeah, I don't really fret about gender in a lot of stuff, certainly not perfume

    My top 3 are all "women's scents" (Poison, Bandit, 19)

    But for full disclosure I'm bi and pretty comfortable...
  55. Yvresse (Champagne) vs. Y - Saint Laurent Chypres

    Have been very curious lately about these two Saint Laurent chypres from the past: Yvresse (Champagne) and Y

    Want to order one to have for reference in my collection, not necessarily to wear, but...
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    Ha
    I like you, you sound like fun
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    Diana Vreeland Parfums?

    Anyone have any experience with the brand?

    If so, do you guys think it's worthwhile checking out or is it just fluff tailgating on the name/reputation?
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    Luca Turin Chic

    So I was reading this interesting Chandler Burr article on Diorella and other odd perfumes

    And came across Luca Turin defining chic to him as:

    "Chic is when you don't have to prove you have...
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    Re: Rochas Femme: discontinued?

    Can you imagine what would happen if they discontinued Shalimar?

    I mean, there'd be riots on the streets
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    Re: Rochas Femme: discontinued?

    Honestly pretty much whatever floats his boat I could be into it
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    Re: Luca Turin's New Blog

    What do you reckon someone who's never smelled original Diorella would take away from it? Do you think you'd still recommend it, though?

    It still has to be more interesting than at least half of...
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    Re: Rochas Femme: discontinued?

    I've never had the vintage, but quite enjoy what they're putting out these days (though maybe someone used to the vintage would be disappointed)

    She sure was! Made me want to watch Diary of a...
  63. Re: Anyone care to share their CTM morning routine with me?

    Cleanse: Bioderma micellar water then Chanel mousse cleansing cream-foam
    Tone: Chanel Sublimage supreme lotion then Shiseido Ultimune power-infusing concentrate then Chanel Sublimage creme ...
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    Cool

    Is there a way to transport it there maybe???
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    Yep, that sounds/looks just about right
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    Thanks
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    Re: Rochas Femme: discontinued?

    Oh, thanks!

    That's a relief

    By the way, love the picture; is it Louise Brooks?
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    Hey! My maternal grandmother's love of White Linen was also what got me into it

    Nice to hear it!
  69. Re: I've fallen in love with a Burberry fragrance

    Cool, always good to find something like that

    Been a while since I smelled it but from what I remember I thought it was nice

    Might just have to revisit it

    Enjoy man
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    Poll: Re: Most Unifying Male Scent of All-Time

    Some good choices, but Eau Sauvage, that I can't do without

    I mean, could if reaaaally pressed to, but wouldn't wanna
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Where do you guys generally find reliable vintage?
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    Thanks for joining in
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Whoaa

    Will need to catch up and read those reviews

    Just to say though, yeah Tam Dao is A1
  74. Re: What Is The Fragrance That Is A constant Reminder As To Why You Participate In This Hobby?

    Ah, my forever favourites

    Never changes, always Poison, no. 19, Bandit

    But also White Linen, Eau Sauvage, Cuir de Russie, Knize Ten, Opium, Nirvana Black, Jicky, Lipstick Rose, Rochas Femme,...
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    Re: What are you wearing today?

    That old favourite hoodlum Bandit
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    Re: 3 Essentials That Represent Your Style?

    Wrinkled linen white shirt, waaaaaay-too-old-can't-quite-believed-they-survived-this-long black skinny jeans, The Row sunnies

    - - - Updated - - -

    And perfume-wise Poison, no. 19, Bandit
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    Re: Luca Turin's New Blog

    Second this
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    Re: Luca Turin's New Blog

    Cool to see

    Interesting review of the Dior Créations line, been thinking of Dioressence lately - might have to go out and sniff it
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96342

    (Kristen Stewart - Bvlgari Black)
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    Re: 1 Person, 1 Perfume

    96341

    (Sylvia Plath - Carven Ma Griffe)
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    Rochas Femme: discontinued?

    Heard from a salesperson at a chain store a couple of weeks back that it was

    Generally they're not the best at giving out that kind of information, from experience

    But still was alarmed enough...
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    Re: Sauvage reformulation concerns answered

    Ha

    Well, from what I gather Dior's pretty sly with reformulations and such (From Miss Dior Cherie to Miss Dior right under the rug?)

    Generally, I'd say trust your nose

    Though, yeah, would...
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    Thanks! Sure appreciate it
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    Re: L' Artisan Parfumeur

    Dzing! Timbuktu, what's not to like

    (To be fair, I only really know those more well-known ones so...)
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    Re: Best Releases of 2018

    Honestly, was pretty well impressed by Twilly
  86. Re: Fragrance that got the ball rolling, triggered the Mayhem!

    Oh, man, Poison (yeah, I feel)

    Though to be fair, earliest memory of any scent at all is my grandmother's White Linen
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    Hey thanks! Have been reading reviews here for a while, finally took the plunge
  88. Poll: Re: Silly Poll Time: Bleu de Chanel EdT/EdP/Parfum vs. Egoiste

    Egoiste, by a landslide for me.
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    1 Person, 1 Perfume

    It's pretty straight-forward, but I thought this could be a fun game:

    Name one well-known person/public figure, then name one perfume you associate with them for whatever reason. Feel free to...
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    My grandmother on my mother's side (my favourite) was the first person to teach me about fragrance (and a lot of other things), and she wore White Linen (her favourite) the most, though sometimes she...
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