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  1. Re: I can't believe I'm saying this, but I REALLY want a bottle of Old Spice!!!

    It is well known that scent evoke memories. If Old Spice rocks your boat, let it be! Wear it with pride and enjoy the lovely memories that come with it :-)
  2. Re: 'Opardu' by Pure Distance - Any comments? Criticism?

    Not at all Xscent, I think LoveCologne89 has just typed what was in his subconscious. Looks as if he is trying to tame the big lemming he has from your posts ;-) lol
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    Re: Rose recommendations

    Rose Ishtar by Rania J (meditative/relaxing rose)
    Taif Rose by Ormonde Jayne (spicy rose)
    Rose Cut by Anne Gerard (very good reviews in this)
    Lyric Woman by Amouage (very dark unisex rose)
    Mohur...
  4. Re: SHL777/Krigler/Profumum/MDCI/Memo/Masque Milano/Dorin/Armani/Xerjoff/Creed/Vero/DS Durga

    Darn it so tragic when the only time I'm asleep (difference in timezone) and I miss out on Trubute...maybe it's not meant to be...

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    Shout out to FISS80 for his generosity...
  5. Re: Grossmith/Krigler/Profumum/MDCI/Memo/Masque Milano/SHL-777/Dorin/Armani/Xerjoff/Creed/Vero/DS Du

    Sent you a pm on SHL 77 Oudda
  6. Re: Grossmith/Krigler/Profumum/MDCI/Memo/Masque Milano/SHL-777/Dorin/Armani/Xerjoff/Creed/Vero/DS Du

    Hi Rich, PM'ed you for more Stephane Humbert Lucas 777
  7. Re: Grossmith/Krigler/Profumum/MDCI/Memo/Masque Milano/SHL-777/Dorin/Armani/Xerjoff/Creed/Vero/DS Du

    Hi Rich

    just pm'ed you
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    Amouage Hommage Attar

    I know this is a big shot but here i go anyway....interested in decants and partial bottle. PM me if you can help
  9. Re: Dark,..of the darkest of scents..?Totally mediveal..gothic..victorian..DARK!!

    I thought at first Etro Messe de Nuit was gothic until I sniffed L'antichambre Le Message Oublié. Deep dark incense brings to mind old gothic churches.
  10. Re: How often do you use your rare/vintage/discontinued fragrance from your collection?

    I wear my vintage Guerlain's, Caron's and Chanel's twice or thrice a week during winter as most of them are parfum concentration and find them too intense in the warmer months. I also like wearing...
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    Re: What smells expensive?

    Anything from Amouage, Xerjoff and Creed
  12. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    How about the new collection by Ormonde Jayne called Four Corners of the Earth?
  13. Re: New splits for 2013! Amouage | Armani/Prive | Creed | Tom Ford

    Hi Kron

    Nice to see some ladies fragrance here! Please put me in 20ml of Amouage Beloved Woman please :)

    Regards,
    Brenda
  14. Re: JAR Bolt of Lightning, Chypre Palatin, Invasion Barbare

    Hi Brian, Im also interested in Jarling and just waiting until you post the split so do put me in if you decide to go with it. Thanks :)
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    Re: Favorite Rainy Day Perfumes?

    I love Annick Goutal Un Matin d'Orage and Guerlain Après L'Ondee on rainy days.
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    Re: which of these rose fragrances is best?

    I second Annick Goutal Rose Absolue or Shiseido Rosearium which you can get of eBay for less than $50 AUS. Both scents are very lovely true rose scent. I almost forgot to mention Jo Malone Rose is...
  17. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Would love to split Xerjoff Mamluk - heard really good reviews about it :)
  18. Re: Vintage Tabarome, Invasion Barbare, Musc Ravageur, Lys Mediteranée, Portrait of a Lady

    Hi Brian

    Please slot me in Malle's portrait of a lady :)
  19. Re: New splits for 2012! Armani/Prive| Creed | Dior | Guerlain | Puredistance | Tom Ford | Xerjoff

    Hi Kron, please put me in Mona di Orio Rose Etoile de Hollande as well :)
  20. Re: New splits for 2012! Armani/Prive| Creed | Dior | Guerlain | Puredistance | Tom Ford | Xerjoff

    Hi Kron,

    Please sign me up for 50ml of Dior's Oud Ispahan.

    Thanks in advance :)
  21. Re: New splits for 2012! Brückner | Creed | Guerlain | Puredistance | Serge Lutens | Tom Ford | Xerj

    Hi Kron

    Please put me for 50ml Creed Aventus. Thanks in advance :)

    Brenda
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    Re: Why no Apres L'Ondee in EDP or parfum

    Do try Armani Prive Pierre de Lune. To my nose it is the closest scent to Apres. It shares the same ethereal quality. Unfortunately it last only marginally longer than Apres.
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    Re: Cat Loves Creed Royal Water

    What a lovely story. Your cat must have a distinguished nose by now with your big fragrance collection. I too have a cat and feel the need to get a sample/decant of Creed Royal Catnip ;)
  24. Re: Fleurs de Rocaille Vintage(will it still be good)?

    Congrats on your find Donna! I am also lucky to have this in my collection and agree to your description of it as refined and elegant. The soapy aldehyde opening and its floral composition does...
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    Re: SotD Monday 14 April

    I wore Miller Harris Terre D'Iris and dabbed some Guerlain Liu vintage Parfum Extrait in this cold Sydney Evening.
  26. Re: Fragrances that have produced emotional reactions in you

    When I wear Guerlain L'heure Bleu I feel reflective, Malle's Carnal Flower makes me feel sexy and Angelique Encens/ Parfum Sacre centers and calms me.
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    Re: Searching for new Winter Scents

    Hi Jillsy, I sampled it last spring at Mecca (DJ in the city) - I have not checked lately though. I also have to second Chanel Coco especially in parfum and also recommend its sister scent Coco...
  28. Thread: Violet Scents

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    Re: Violet Scents

    I second Apres L' ondee and Borsari Violetta Di Parma
    Guerlain Meteorites and Attrape Cour
    Feminite du Bois
    Caron N'aimez Moi and Violette Precious
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    Re: Searching for new Winter Scents

    Hi Tavorna, while your at Mecca check out Keiko Mecheri Loukhoum - a delicious vanillic Gourmand. If you love vanilla Guerlain Shalimar is a classic and if you have a chance to sample Spiriteuse...
  30. Re: Swedish brand Byredo launch five new fragrances

    Looks like the bottle Ascella pointed out is a 500ml bottle. Would it be possible the 100ml bottle sold at Cow refillable?
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    Re: "How to clean a sprayer" (video)

    "Oh monsiuer, can you pleeez show me how to do that again :cheesy:."

    Kidin' aside the 'scenery' does look intriguing surrounded with those various perfume and apothecary bottles.
  32. Re: Aedes and Mona Di Orio unwilling to relplace defective product

    Thanks for your sympathy and do not wish this to happen to anyone. It is sad enough to have limited access to niche fragragrances here in Sydney. But to receive a half empty bottle of an imported...
  33. Re: Aedes and Mona Di Orio unwilling to relplace defective product

    Thanks for the tip Jillsy.
  34. Re: Aedes and Mona Di Orio unwilling to relplace defective product

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. My friend just informed me that Aedes has sent her an encouraging email. They state that they will meet with MDO on Sunday. If MDO is willing to replace the bottle...
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    Re: Exhorbitant fragrance prices

    Ditto. Some of the new niche perfume houses are even unable to send free samples. With their prices the least they can do is send free samples to prospective buyers. We are forced to either blind buy...
  36. Re: Aedes and Mona Di Orio unwilling to relplace defective product

    I am certain calling Aedes has crossed my friends mind. I agree that it is 'weird' for a company that portrays an image of opulence and luxury to be unaccomodating. How much trouble would it be for...
  37. Aedes and Mona Di Orio unwilling to relplace defective product

    I recently purchased MDO Amyitis via a friend in the US as it was not yet available in Australia. My friend bought it from Aedes. They sent the perfume in a flimsy box with hardly any bubble wrap. No...
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    Re: Stunning Guerlain collection on Ebay

    As a Guerlain collector myself I am impressed with this persons ebay items. I am not so impressed though with the opening bids. The Metallica perfume alone can be bought from one of the ebay stores...
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    Re: Let's make love - Which candles?

    Dyptique Roses or Baies for a romantic evening or Feu du Bois on cooler nights where you want the smell of a crackling fire.
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    Re: SotD Monday 31st March 2008

    Caron Rose this morning and some Teint de Neige before bedtime.
  41. Re: What notes/scents work well with your skin? Which don't?

    Most notes agree with me except CUMIN - turns to an acrid body odour on me.
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    Re: Fragraces with Gardenia

    Guerlain Cruel Gardenia
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Hi Wordbird, Pour Troubler is beautiful as a matter of fact it reminded me of Djedi's woody dryness. The bottle I have is the edt which I had a chance to compare with the parfum thanks to Diane at...
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    Re: the vintage dream perfume arrived....

    Congratulations on your new treasure. I read a good review of the reissued Caline (that was again discontinued) and I am sure the vintage would be even more beautiful - I find that vintage parfum...
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    Re: Shalimar EdT, EdP and perfume

    I have Shalimar in edp, lotion and parfum. I do find the edp quite strong hence I much prefer the parfum. The parfum has less sillage but great longevity and smell glorious with out being too loud....
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    Re: SotD Sunday March 30th

    It is starting to get cool here in sydney. Montale Blue Amber seem to fit the bill for a lazy cool sunday evening.
  47. Thread: Room sprays?

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    Re: Room sprays?

    My favorite is Jo Malone living Colognes - they can be used as room sprays, sprayed on fabric and as personal colognes. I love Grapefruit and Rosemary, Basil and Verbena, Hyacinth and Sweet orange...
  48. Re: Huge Collection of Everything OR Small Collection of Gems?

    I feel I am currently in the "collect everything" stage. I feel this is the learning curb of my perfume journey. The impulse and blind buys are expensive, thank goodness for obtainable samples, TPC...
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    Re: Fragrance for a hot date !!

    I second D&G original. Very sexy scent that gets you noticed in a good way.
  50. Re: animalic, leather and oud lovers please enter

    Thanks for your lovely offer! I would be honored to sample your creation.
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    Re: Orange/orange blossom fragrance

    I agree with mikeperez there is a difference in neroli and orange blossom. Although they come from the same neroli blooms they are extracted differently - orange blossom is an absolute that has a...
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    Re: Orange/orange blossom fragrance

    I do own a bottle of this discontinued Neroli edp by L'occitane. A very true to life neroli. Have you tried Jo Malone Orange Blossom? It is not as dark as the L'occitane but has a lighter feel but...
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 27th 2008

    I was basked in the delights of AG Rose Absolue in the day and currently shrouded this evening in Caron Pois de Senteur.
  54. Re: Guerlain Pour Troubler - A question to guerlain collectors.

    Just received the parfum sample from Diane and happy to say that it is Pour Troubler in edt. A reliable perfume historian has told me that it can not be edc.

    The parfum version is amazing and...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Shipping to Australia

    Try and email them and let them know you are having difficulties ordering online. They will respond quicker if they know you are a paying customer.
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    Re: New Creed and Tom Ford!! NEWS!!!

    Whooops, White Patchouli it is - I must have not had my coffee when I first posted. Sorry for causing the cofussion. Thanks TheCure for clearing things up. Tom Ford White Patchouli sounds more...
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    Re: SotD Good Friday, March 21st

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist for me on this good friday.
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    Re: Green, Blue, or Amber vials?

    Glad you found your bottle of choice and for a great deal! :smiley:
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    Re: Green, Blue, or Amber vials?

    Several aromatherapy companies prefer to use Miron Violet glass. They claim Violet bottles are more effective than other coloured bottles but really I would just use the amber bottle stored away from...
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    Re: Fragrancenet Shipping to Australia

    I have ordered from them and had NSW in the State/Province section. Try clicking on the Australian currency or you may need to refresh your browser when you put Australia in the Country of shipping.
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    Re: Incense rosé by Tauer

    I have been rationing my sample since I got it. The initial blast of frankincense was a delight and a surprise and I agree that it gets better. It is fascinating how it blooms into a rich, spicy and...
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    Re: Djedi - A True Fragrance Discovery

    I was lucky enough to sample Djedi and smelled side by side to Veroprofumo Onda. As others have said Onda is the closest approximation to the haunting Djedi.
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    Re: the Ultimate Rose Fragrance?!?

    Must agree with several others here about:

    Annick Goutal Rose Absolue
    Creed Fleur de the Rose Bulgare
    Jo Malone Red Roses
    Bulgari Rose Essentiel

    But if you prefer the real deal then Pure...
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    My favorite names are Voilette de Madame, Apres L'ondee and L'heure Bleue

    Worst names are Cummings, Secretions Magnifique and Britney Spears 'In Control' - who is she kiddin'?
  65. Re: Whats the BEST "I Just Got Out of the Shower Fragrance?"

    Just got myself Guerlain Cologne du 68 and is highly recommended for this thread.
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    Re: L'Artisan for a lady

    If your fiance love florals, La Chaxe Aux Papillon is the go! It is a gorgeous white boquet. Not too heady but enough to send you and her heart a flutter - after all its english translation is...
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    Re: Thinking About Angelique Encens

    AE is one of the Creed's masterpiece. It has an ethereal and comforting quality rendered by the hypnotic angelica and buttery incense. I find it beautiful and meditative especially in cool weather....
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    Re: The Best of Andy Tauer

    Based on all the recommendation thus far you must at least sniff L' air, Incense Rose, Lonestar Memmories and Reverie au Jardin.

    L'air as everyone said is amazing, smelling it go through its...
  69. Re: Guerlain Pour Troubler - A question to guerlain collectors.

    Mystery soon to be solved. Just ordered a sample from the beloved Diane of TPC.
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    Re: New Creed and Tom Ford!! NEWS!!!

    Thanks for the info. Creed Love in Black and Tom Ford White Petunia - can't wait! Good on Erykah Badu for being the new face of Tom's new fragrance.
  71. Re: Guerlain Pour Troubler - A question to guerlain collectors.

    Hi zztop, for comparison I placed my 30ml Jicky parfum extrait next to it. The bottom has an etched Guerlain, Paris France, Bottle Made in France. It has a space in between Paris France - looks like...
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    Re: Suggest a "Splurge" Scent

    I second Carnal Flower, La Chasse Aux Papillon, and Roses Musk. You may also want to consider these 'starting afresh' fragrances:

    Creed Spring Flower (a fresh white boquet)
    Lutens Un lys (a...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Hi Vivek - that is the discontinued 1911 Pour Troubler. It was made a year before L'heure Bleue and does share similar notes except that it is less powdery and sweet - slightly more woody with a...
  74. Re: your vintage "dream perfume" at an antique store....

    Let us say it is Guerlain's Djedi or Fath's Iris Gris for a $100? I will whip out that credit card in a flash!

    Do let us in your secret treasure. We are eager to know.
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    Re: Your favouritely newly-released fragance

    Enjoying Fendi Palazzo atm.
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    [QUOTE][ do feel this collection will meet the approval of Ulrik, our very own Mr. Guerlain ;)/QUOTE]

    Hi Dimitri, I hope so Ulrik is such a nice guy.
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Hi Latch, I know I am such a guerlain hag :D. I do have more niche scents but I keep them in another shelf. I must say there is something about Guerlain bottles and packaging that makes me want to...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    Hi to you all! I am fairly new here and occasionally post in the forums. I notice this thread and could not resist sending a pic. I store my scents away from light in a purpose built display area in...
  79. Guerlain Pour Troubler - A question to guerlain collectors.

    I recently procured a large quadrilobe bottle of Jacques Guerlain's 1911 Pour Troubler. My references indicate that the bottle holds 250ml. To my nose the contents is not pure perfume and it is more...
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    Re: Other half's scent.

    Love him in Comme des Garcons 2 and Terre d'hermes in cool weather. Adore him in Creed Imperial and Armani Vetiver Babylone on warmer days.
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    Re: March Purchases?

    Awaiting Ava luxe Hong kong gardens and Angel Face, also Guerlain Cologne du 68 and Mona di Orio Amyitis.
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    Re: Favorite Sleeper?

    LV Teint de Neige and Dior Cologne Blanche
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    Re: Sexy Female Creed Frag?

    You must try Fleur de the Rose Bulgare - this is part of the private collection and is different from Fleurs de Bulgarie.

    It is a beautiful and elegant Rose accented by notes of sicilian...
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    Re: Choose one from each house

    I love to change fragrance according to season hence my pick would be:

    Guerlain: Sous le vent in summer and Liu / Shalimar/ L'Heure Bleu in winter ( really hard to pick)

    Caron: French Can can...
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    Re: Worst Comment (or reaction)Ever Received?

    I got my DH to smell my arm that I tested Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune on. Their was silence, a grimace and the look of horror on his face said it all. The darn stuff smelled like rancid, tart...
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    Re: LIU - how fantastic is it?

    I have the edt version and find it reminescent of chanel no.5. I smelled it side by side and although found them to have similarities I prefer LIU. I am a bit biased though to the house of...
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