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    Re: Fake Creed GIT - Comparison Pics

    I have a 4oz Himalaya with a black atomizer that I got through Fragrancenet ... serial number ground off the back of the bottle, but its definitely the real thing.
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    Re: best aftershave BALM,alcohol free?

    Agree about Proraso after shave liquid cream. It has a milky look and smells like you just walked out of a very traditional barber shop. Has a little witch hazel which can warm things up slightly...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 5 March 08

    Creed himalaya -- good for a snowy day in Minnesota.
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    Re: best shave cream

    My favorites right now are eshave Cucumber -- which gives any cream I have ever used a run for its money in terms of slickness and moisturing properties -- and Trumpers' Almond (a nice Cherry-Almond...
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    Re: Newbie sample review (Mostly Creeds)

    Welcome. Dont give up on GIT ... I had the same sense the first few times I wore it, and for me it was very much an acquired taste. Now GIT is one of my favorites and part of my regular rotation. ...
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    Re: What shaving products to get for my man?

    My favorite post-shave is Proraso after shave balm -- comes in a glass bottle and is the color of milk. Apparently very good for the skin ... has a little witch hazel and scent will remind you of...
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    Re: Chanel, so good

    I have Chanel PM -- very classic.

    The other day I sprayed just a half spray of Platinum Egoiste on my wrist at the mall and then walked into a Crabtree and Evelyn to buy a new shaving brush and...
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    Re: Your biggest U turn fragrance

    Terre D'Hermes ... first time I smelled it I thought it smelled hideous, but then I found myself sniffing it again about 2 minutes later. now part of my rotation.
  9. Re: Is my Creed Himalaya 4 oz from Fragnet altered?

    Guys -- I can also confirm that nsamadi's sprayer is identical to the ones on both my Himalaya (from Fragrancenet) and GIT (from N-M).

    Scentronic -- I just noted recently that a 2.5 oz bottle of...
  10. Re: Is my Creed Himalaya 4 oz from Fragnet altered?

    I had forgotten about this thread and I thought i would bump it also for the benefit of Scentronic to weigh in as your question was directed to him. Glad to assist in determining your bottle's...
  11. Re: Is my Creed Himalaya 4 oz from Fragnet altered?

    verushcka -- welcome. I also recently purchased a 4oz bottle of Himalaya from Fragrencenet (about six weeks ago). The box did not have the lot number information and the bottle had the lot number...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 01 Feb 08

    On a cold sunny day in Minnesota, Creed Himalaya!
  13. Re: Has Anyone ever Switch to Cartridge from a DE?

    I used a Gillette Sensor for probably close to 20 years (or since they came out) and then I recently switched to the 5-blade Gillette Fusion, which is a little bit like shaving with the side of a 2 x...
  14. Re: Has Anyone ever Switch to Cartridge from a DE?

    I just ordered a DE yesterday (Merkur HD) and a selection of blades (Derby, Merkur and Feather).

    The funny thing was I decided to give this a try after ordering some cologne samples from Truefitt...
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    Re: Sorry, but another Creed question

    If there isn't a lot number, it should be (I think) because it has been ground off the bottle or otherwise removed. Therefore (I think), there should be a mark on the bottle where the lot number was...
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    Re: Sorry, but another Creed question

    Just to add to what Scentronic posted, the last two digits of the lot number of usually indicate the year of production. On my 4 oz. GIT and Himalaya, the lot number was listed at the back of the...
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    Re: Creed Blending

    That's a great list, but I suspect the percent used of each element is pretty important?
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    Re: is it fair to buy Millésime Impérial ?

    BTW, my reference to Rolex doesn't mean that I equate Creed to Rolex. Personally, I wear a vintage Omega Seamaster Deville!

    I still think the basic idea of comparing head to head is always the...
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    Re: is it fair to buy Millésime Impérial ?

    As to Unforgivable (or GIT/Cool Water, for that matter), spray a little of each one on the back of your hands or wrists and compare them for an hour through drydown. If you think they are the same,...
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    Re: Green Irish Tweed - Availability

    Should be on the back of the bottle at the very bottom in very small letters ending with a two digit year -- that is the year of production. This is sometimes obliterated on "grey market" bottles,...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 25 Jan 08

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver, it's a shame!

    Thanks. I preferred the green "freshness" of the original (current) version as well.
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver, it's a shame!

    I stick with the basic current formulation ... very green, very peppery, very masculine, and very reminiscient of what my father and grandfather wore in the 60s. I can't compare with prior versions,...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    My experience was very positive as well ... one of the scents I had oredered was out, but they shipped the rest of the order with some additional small samples of fragrances from the same company ......
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    Re: Truefitt and Hill, My thoughts

    I was fortunate enough to just get a set of samples from T&H along with a sampler set of their shaving cream and pre and post shaving oils and lotions. I've only had a chance to sample then on paper...
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    Re: Baie de Genièvre or Acier Aluminum....

    I commented to another BNer the other day (after he was good enough to send me a sample) that an ideal opportunity to wear AA is if you are on the way to visit your favorite dancer at a strip club...
  27. Re: Creed cologne that fits my taste - help needed!

    Regis --

    I agree with Chris' comments. From someone who is also a bit of a newbie who has come to really like the "refinement" of Creeds, its really important (and fun) to do your homework on...
  28. Re: What are the longest lasting Creeds? and other creed questions?

    The best longetivity of the Millesimes that I have worn (including GIT, MI, SMW and Tabarome Millesime), is GIT. Bear in mind, at least from what I have read on BN, that most Creeds, especially the...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 22 Jan 08

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Rochas Man or Hanae Mori?

    May I suggest you at least bring home a sample of the HM EdT for comparison? My wife, at least, found the EdP to be a bit two sweet. You definitely get the sweetness in the EdT, but admitedly not...
  31. Re: Not too formal job interview - what fragrance to wear ?

    IMHO I would proceed with great caution ... most HR folks and headhunters would probably suggest that you not wear anything. I don't know what stage your interview is at, but early interviews are...
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    Re: Perfume Salespeople - your experiences?

    I've had the best sucess at our local Neiman Marcus store, which is fortunate for me given my current fondness for Creed (its the only place to buy it in town). Not the widest selection in town, but...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 21 January

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Bois De Cedrat

    The lemon/citrus has a very bright, fizzy, tingly quality to it IMHO.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 20 Jan 08

    Green Irish Tweed
  36. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    Thanks for the responses so far. I agree that the best likely way to avoid the issue is to buy from an authorized retailer, but the primary purpose of this thread appears to be to spot non-authentic...
  37. Re: What a fake CREED looks like????!Great Pics.!!GREEN FRICH TWEED,Yes FRICH

    I recently purchased some Himalaya from Fragrancenet.com -- 4 oz. size. Although the juice smells authentic and identical to a legitimate Creed sample vial, the lot number had been ground off the...
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    Re: Finally got terre d'hermes

    This is a favorite of mine as well ... definitely different from the run of the mill department store scents. Smells like something someone "who works for a living" would wear. I only wear mine...
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 19 January 2008

    GIT -- brand new bottle!
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    Re: Creed Blending

    I'm surprised this thread isn't more active given the number of Creed fans on BN. I have seen other threads talking about blending Creeds, but is there anything more comprehensive than this thread? ...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 18 Jan 08

    GIT -- Expecting another 4oz in the mail today!
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste vs GIT & Himalaya

    Well, I have a vested interest in this one (smile) as Himalaya and GIT are my current favorite frags. I've only sampled PE on fragrance cards ... I think the opening notes are really interesting,...
  43. Thread: Himalaya

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    Re: Himalaya

    Possibly you got a bad sample? Himalaya isn't universally praised on BN, but its considered one of the "safer" and easily accesible Creeds. To me, it has many of the accords SMW and IM but has a...
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    Re: L'Instant Pour Homme question

    I have a bottle. I tend to wear it more in the evenings (only because of its sweetness), but I dont find it to be particularly heavy. I've had some positive comments.
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    Re: problems with scentiments

    I know that, at least as of a couple days ago, they had the 4 oz. Himalayas in stock, but the box did not have production dates. I asked them to take a look at the bottom of the bottle for the lot...
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    Re: suggestions for warm woody frag

    One of the primary reasons I like Creed Himalaya over some of the better known Creeds (Silver Mountain Water, Imperial Millesime, and Green Irish Tweed, for instance) is its warmth. That kicks the...
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    Re: SOTD .. Sunday 13th

    Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: SotD - Friday 11 Jan 08

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Make up your mind!!

    Before I "invested" in my first Creed (Himalaya), it took about six trips in to Neiman Marcus over a period of about, ohhhhh, six months.... ugggh. In the meantime, there was Terre d'Hermes, Hanae...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 09 Jan 08

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Hanae Mori EDT...EDP?

    I've smelled both and own the EDT, which I like (as does my wife). They are definitely different and are advertised as such I seem to recall. IMO, there is a sweet chocolate cherry flavor in both...
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    Re: SotD - Monday 07 Jan 08

    Creed Himalaya
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    Re: Help Me Pick 2 Creed Perfumes

    I'm neither an aficionado or connoisseur, but I recently spent about 30 minutes in Neiman Marcus the other day with my big nose (smile) smelling (and re-smelling and re-smelling ... etc.) samples of...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    I just purchased some atomizers and samples (Bond No. 9 Wall Street and a Creed "3-pack") from them today ... I will report back as to how it goes. The website is fantastic, but the decant prices...
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    Re: Just purchased some Hanae Mori EDT

    My first cologne purchase in 20 years was last Christmas, and it was HM EDT. It was sweet (less so than the EDP, which does smell different and has a chocolate-cherry flavor), and it has a nice...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 04 Jan 08

    Creed Himalaya -- my newest purchase.
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    Re: A Random Review: Malone's Pomegranate Noir

    I took a look at the website again and its talks about using the Pomergranate Noir body cream and then applying a layer of Blue Agava for evening wear. I recall spraying the Blue Agava on a sample...
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    Re: A Random Review: Malone's Pomegranate Noir

    Not exactly on point, but I just got a sample of this today at Neiman Marcus for a female friend as the Jo Malone website (the UK site) talks about layering this with Blue Agava and Cacao. Also...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 22 May

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18 May

    Guerlain Vetiver

    Tonight it will be Hanae Mori EDT
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 16 May

    Guerlain Vetiver

    Alternating that with Terre D'Hermes each day.
  62. Re: A fitting farewell to fragrances: New Haarlem

    Thanks for your service and very best wishes.
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    Re: Longevity of Terre d'Hermes?

    Applied mine 6+ hours ago (3 half sprays to neck, 1 half-spray to each wrist). Still smells great. I really like the stuff -- had a compliment this morning (rare in my office).

    For me at least,...
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