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    Re: What to wear to up-coming wedding?

    Duke, that is quite some company you keep - A wedding on a tropical island, with a sunset ceremony on a yacht!! Wow!!

    I would go with Rose 31, and then layer a spritz of PureDistance M when the...
  2. Re: Have you dared to calculate how much you have spent on your collection?

    $20,000 last year?! Are you serious?!

    It amazes me how big some of the collections some of the posters have. I have a decent job, and am by no means struck for cash, but I could never imagine...
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    Re: Back Up Bottles- When, Why and How Many?

    Dior Homme (vintage)
    Pure Malt

    The Dior because I much prefer the original pre reformulation, Pure Malt because I bought into the hype on re-issue so bought two to avoid searching high and low...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 11th of January 2013

    Puredistance M

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/53001.jpg

    1.5 sprays to the chest, and I am amazed how strong this stuff is. My colleagues in the office will either love me or hate me...
  5. Re: New splits for 2013! Armani/Prive | Creed | HdP | Puredistance M | Tom Ford

    I've just received my Puredistance M split from Kron.

    Fantastic communication throughout, professional packaging and all round incredible service.

    For those dubious about participating in...
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    Re: Trainload of Montale sampling

    More importanly, where did you manage to get so many Montale samples?

    It is the one house that I wish was more readily available. I've sampled Dark Aoud thanks to a fellow poster, but there are so...
  7. Re: New splits for 2012! Amouage | Armani/Prive | Clive C | Creed | N Goodsir | TDC | Tom Ford

    Kron, please put me down for 20mls of Puredistance M!
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    Re: What's your favourite birth year scent?

    1985 Ladies and Gentlemen!!

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Dior Poison

    3. On reputation only (due to lack of availability) Guerlain Derby

    - - - Updated - - -

    6 replies and 3 from...
  9. Re: honey fragrances, are there any out except Pure Havane ?

    Another vote for Chergui and Back to Black.
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    Re: Good stainers

    Had similar issues with Tobacco Vanille on a crisp white shirt.

    I smelt great, but was less than impressed.
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    Poll: Re: Creed GIT or Aventus poll

    I've bought both from Kron via splits on this board, and both transactions have been perfect.

    I'm pretty sure that International isn't an issue either given comments in his split thread.
  12. Thread: M7 Help

    by tyler-durden
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    Re: M7 Help

    Ask if you can buy it on the basis of it being vintage, but if it's not then you get a refund.

    Buy, open, and either keep or refund in store without leaving. See if he's open to that.
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    Re: Today I bought - September 2012

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.10206.jpg

    A gift from my father on his return from his holiday.
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    Re: Best London Airport Duty Free Fragrances

    Rum, Thanks for taking the time to write a detailed reply, it is much appreciated.

    Thanks for the heads up on Harrods, I will take a browse through to World Duty Free instead!

    :D
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    Re: Best London Airport Duty Free Fragrances

    So i'm off to Prague with work on Monday, and having qualified in my profession on Friday I think I deserve a fragrant treat.

    So which are the top 3 potential purchases from Heathrow Terminal 3?...
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    Re: Abandoned buildings

    Steel toe cap boots with thick soles!!

    There are many safety items of clothing i'd be worried about before a fragrance.

    Ralph Lauren Polo Explorer?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

    Good Morning Ladies and Gents.

    Today, I am wearing Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare.

    http://www.parfemy-exclusive.sk/inshop/pictures/store/Invasion-Barbare.gif
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    Re: Your favorite gourmands??

    Top 3:

    Guerlain Tonka Imperiale
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: Juliette has a Gun

    Thanks for the heads up Kagey!

    €7.90 for eight 2ml vials is a great deal, especially as this is refundable against a full bottle purchase within three months.

    Will order one of these today :D
  20. Re: Just received a bottle of Dior Homme Cologne

    I'll admit that this edition of Dior Homme completely passed me by.

    I love Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense and have back-up bottles of each, but I can't say I have ever seen the Cologne edition...
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    Re: Juliette has a Gun

    The Juliette Has A Gun website states that it is cetalox, not ambrox.
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    Re: Male teachers + scents

    I wouldn't want to wear anything that your students are likely to wear.

    You want to smell good, but distinguish yourself from the student population.
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    Juliette has a Gun

    Hi guys,

    Have any of you had the opportunity or inclination to explore this house?

    It has recently been launched at Selfridges, and I had the chance to sample the line last weekend.

    On...
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    Re: The Most Sexiest Male fragrance around

    Now now Jack, that is one of the perks of wearing tobacco vanille surely.
  25. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    Dior Homme / Intense
    Green Irish Tweed
    Aventus
    Tobacco Vanille
    L'air du Desert Marocain
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

    Feeling good today :)

    http://luxuryes.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Jude-Law-Dior-Homme-Intense.jpg
  27. Re: Looking for a new every-day fragrance.

    Whilst I cannot pinpoint why. I want to recommend Frederic Malle Musc Ravageur and By Kilian Taste of Heaven.

    Not sure these class as "everyday" fragrances, but they will certainly set you aside...
  28. Re: Looking for a new every-day fragrance.

    Do you have a budget in mind?

    Where are you based? Do you have access to niche houses where you are?

    This may help prevent people suggesting fragrances, that you cannot sample in advance of...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 13th, 2012

    Good morning Ladies and Gents!

    http://www.tauerperfumes.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/a/l/alle_bilder_page-13.jpg
  30. Re: Dior Homme Sport (2012) or Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    I love Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense, but don't care for the Sport edition.

    I don't own, but quite like Edition Blanche.
  31. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Pretty sure LIDGE, Pure Malt, Chergui fall foul of the rules on splits, as they are too cheap to split.

    Yup, these are the minimum price of bottles that can be split on the boards (see the policy...
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    Re: What is missing?

    Check out:

    Tom Ford Private Blend - Tobacco Vanille, Noir de Noir, Tuscan Leather

    Chanel Sycomore

    Tauer - L'air du desert Marocain

    Parfums MDCI - Invasion Barbare
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    Re: Amouage Fragrances

    Love both Reflection and Jubilation XXV.

    I was bought a collection of the small bottles, and Gold is the one that i've used least simply find it far too powdery.
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    Re: 22 fast Bond No. 9 Reviews!!

    Haha subconsciously I've just found myself doing exactly the same!
  35. Re: I'm looking for my next new Rose Fragrance... please help me

    I own and love Rose 31, Noir de Noir, and a small decant of Lyric.

    I echo the comments regarding Portrait of a Lady, and also enjoy Rose Oud By Kilian both of which i've sampled heavily. Really...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2012

    http://www.digitallightltd.com/images/still_life/Solve_Sundsbo_Dior_Midnight_Poison_02.jpg

    http://www.hesmellsshesmells.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/MDCI-Invasion-Barbare-007.jpg

    Received...
  37. Re: What is your favorite niche cologne, and why?

    I agree with everything Fraghead says with respect to Tobacco Vanille.

    I also echo the sentiment with respect to Opus VI and Musc Ravageur, which leads me to say that I must also try Carnal...
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    Re: Work fragrance

    I have worn my entire wardrobe to work (although, not at the same time).

    I often feel that I should reach for a vetiver to be inoffensive, but frankly I just think moderation is your frined.
    ...
  39. Re: Introduced my brother to something different

    I've introduced my dad to fragrances!!

    His wardrobe is expanding but there have been a couple of times i've bought fragrances, let him try them, and he's then stolen them from me (with begrudging...
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    Poll: Re: What should be next A*Men pure..... ?

    There is meant to be a Leather Collection which will see leather added to Mugler's four most popular fragrance (A men, Womanity, Angel, Alien).

    I heard about this about 4 months ago, and was told...
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    Re: Is 'Back to Black' worth all that money?

    One atomoiser only!!
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    Re: top 5 or 10 men's favorite fragerances

    Vortex, can you provide any more information about the type of fragrances you enjoy, or particular notes perhaps.

    Otheriwse, you'll probably end up with a lot of scattered replies, leaving you...
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    Re: top 5 or 10 men's favorite fragerances

    I have no idea if you're happy to look at niche as well as designer, so will include a mixture of both to hopefully bridge any pricing points:

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Creed Aventus
    Serge Lutens...
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    Re: What is THE 90s fragrance?

    1997 (aged 11/12) - CK One
    1998-1999 (aged 13/14) - Versace Blue Jeans and Ralph Lauren Polo
    2000-2001 (aged 15/16) - Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male and Dior Fahrenheit
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    Re: Your Top 10 To-Buy List

    My current to-buy list:

    Chanel Sycomore
    By Kilian Incense Oud
    Guerlain Tonka Imperiale
    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
    MDCI Invasion Barbare
    Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady
    Frederic...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 26th, 2012

    By Kilian Incense Oud

    One way to make a statement in the office in a little bit of heat. :smiley:
    ...
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Oud?

    YSL M7
    Creed Royal Oud
    Montale Dark Oud
    By Kilian Rose Oud
  48. Re: Which cheapie did you wear in high school that got you massive compliments?????

    http://www.arnoldjasper.com/product_images/q/563/versace-blue-jeans-14597110__87284_zoom.jpg

    This got me compliments galore when I was 14-16 at high school!
  49. Poll: Re: End Perfume Sexism - Should Basenotes Merge the Male and Female Sub-Forums?

    Men can post in the female forum and vice versa!! The opinions of both sexes are appreciated!! There's no actual segregation in my eyes, if anything the msplit just helps keep things more topical!!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    It's available from the UK mugler online store
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    So in addition to the above gifts, I treated myself to Pure Malt (finally)! Should have a second bottle in a week or so following a trade with a fellow basenoter:
    ...
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    Re: What do you like but regret buying

    Regret is a bit too strong for me but there are fragrances I've bought but seldomly reach for. Namely:

    YSL - Body Kouros
    L'artisan - Tea for Two
    Van Cleef - Midnight in Paris
    Serge Lutens -...
  53. Re: Pure Malt available in the Mugler UK Store?

    I had the same email!

    I spoke to mugler by telephone and that email was automated-something wrong at the distribution site!!

    She ensured me that my order was being processed and that a dispatch...
  54. Re: Imagine starting a wardrobe : Pls, make a choice of your first 6 ( six ) fragances

    My list would likely change if you were to ask me again in a few days time.

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Creed Aventus
    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
    Andy Tauer L'air du Desert Marocain
    Le Labo Rose 31...
  55. Re: Dior Homme Sport or Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche?

    Edition Blanche is being discontinued?! Since when?!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    Thanks guys!



    Is it your picture volley? I unceremoniously stole it from a google search rather than uploading myself!

    Patchouli 24 has gotten me compliments from a sample, so super pleased...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    My 3 lovely sisters surprised me on my birthday with:

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-L-f-ns0tvxk/TwVxzYD4gYI/AAAAAAAACSU/mbGcFZtpg1o/s1600/rose+31.jpg
    ...
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    Lady Gaga Concert

    Hey,

    So I'm going to see lady gaga in a few months with a girl from work and her best mate and his boyfriend!

    They're all wearing fancy dress as I imagine most people there will be! I'd say I'm...
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    Re: Your Top 10 To-Buy List

    Off the top of my head:

    Rose 31
    Musc Ravageur
    Portrait of a lady
    Jubilation xxx
    Reflection man
    Sublime double vanille
    Tonka imperiale
    Sycomore
  60. Re: What are the best "swiss army knife" fragrances?

    Green Irish tweed was the first to come to my mind from my wardrobe!

    Not surprised to see a few others share my opinion.
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    Re: Andy Tauer Site and Blog

    I'm guessing it's just a temporary glitch.

    I accessed it this morning, and read his blog. I actually created a thread regarding a new fragrance he's looking to launch!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    Where did you pick these up Duke? Keen to try Incense Kyoto myself.

    Edit: Scrap that, just realised Niven & Joshua seem to stock much of the Comme des Garcons line...
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    Potential new Tauer fragrance

    But back to this weeks question: What perfume to launch. I was working for quite a while on a scent (and finished it) that is a bit spicy, a bit tobacco, a bit leather, suave, dry and fine, a bit...
  64. Re: Creed and Tom Ford SAs at Neiman Marcus Tampa...Superb customer Service IMO

    The stuff of dreams!! One can only dream of service like that in the UK.

    I consider myself lucky to be given a carded sample. My jaw would hit the floor if i were offered a decant that size, or...
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    Re: Need HELP making a decision

    Dior Homme
    Fahrenheit
    La Nuit

    Those are the 3 I would shortlist from those you mentioned, and probably be inclined to purchase in that order also.
  66. Re: What fragrance would you where to your funeral?

    I'd request that my family put an atomiser of something in my suit pocket!! That way one I get wherever it is I'm going i can make a grand entrance :-)
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    Re: Sample Haul

    Managed to get a bunch of by kilian samples today:

    Back to black
    Taste of heaven
    Love
    Cruel intentions
    Liaisons dangereuses
    Beyond love
    Love and tears
    Prelude to love
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    Re: Mugler Store UK

    The 3 mini's are on orders of 50 and above I think.

    I ordered Pure Havane on Monday, and received it on Wednesday, happy days!
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    Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    Spoke to the Tom Ford sales rep in Selfridges, and he categorically stated that Amber Absolute was not being discontinues!
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    Re: Recommendations for my birthday

    Thanks Mimi :-)



    Sorry Rum, but I am quite looking forward to a new addition to my collection!
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    Re: 5 Scents for Summer 2012

    Virgin Island Water
    Millesime Imperial
    Terre d'Hermes
    Sycomore
    Dior Homme
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    Re: Recommendations for my birthday

    Whilst I wholehaeartedly approve of this suggestion, I do have two bottles of Dior Homme Intense as well as Dior Homme, I think i'll be well in to my thirties by the time I get through this lot!!...
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    Re: Recommendations for my birthday

    My Top 10 that I currently own are:

    Tobacco Vanille
    Noir de Noir
    Green Irish Tweed
    Aventus
    Chergui
    Ambre Sultan
    L'air du Desert Marocain
    M7
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    Re: Recommendations for my birthday

    Thanks both.

    I quite like the idea of a Montale actually, particularly having recently sampled the quality of Dark Aoud, but may hold off for now given the ongoing issues re distribution in Europe.
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    Recommendations for my birthday

    Hey guys and gals.

    My birthday is fast approaching and my 3 sisters have said that they would like to buy me a fragrance between them. They're students, but rather than buy me little gifts they...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare...

    This fragrance is top of my "must try" right now, but sampling is proving a nightmare.

    With the exception of the Perfumed Court and Lucky Scent, does anybody know where you can buy/sample Invasion...
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    Re: A 250$ starters kit ! Any ideas ?

    I guess my point is, you could end up buying 10 fragrances at the likes of TJ Maxx, when in reality only one or two are full bottle worthy.

    In terms of trying to refine his choice, i'd set out to...
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    Re: A 250$ starters kit ! Any ideas ?

    A case of quality vs quantity

    If I was to start over again, I wouldn't waste money and time trawling through a comparatively average "designer" wardrobe. I'd buy fewer, but better fragrances.
    ...
  79. Re: Choose six different ingredients for your ideal perfume

    That sounds quite something!!

    Anything you've taken inspiration from hednic?

    Interested which fragrances you pick up a liquorice or passion fruit note from in particular.
  80. Re: Choose six different ingredients for your ideal perfume

    This is a very tricky one for me.

    Whilst I can recognise individual notes that I enjoy, I have no idea how they would all work together. Whilst individual notes are appealing, I might end up...
  81. Re: New Fragrance: Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud

    Anybody else had the opportunity to sample this yet? Would love to get more thoughts from the more educated noses in the community.
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Rp8t0O8MWLw/TXpJeraS8QI/AAAAAAAAHqw/AjQ0oeAhjQo/a-men-pure-havane.jpg

    Now just have to wait for delivery :D
  83. Re: Mugler to bring back by popular demand Pure Malt!!!

    All of these limited distributions by geography suck!

    Why do Mugler insist on making things unobtainable, it only fuels a secondary black market in the products.
  84. Thread: Manbags?

    by tyler-durden
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    Re: Manbags?

    Not exactly a manbag, but I treated myself to this little washbag yesterday!

    http://www.flannelsfashion.com/portals/0/ProductImages/H80121A70004_BGE_3.jpg
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    Re: Creed Issue... Need Advice

    Whilst there may be a certain degree of variation, I am inclined to think that you more you worry yourself with batch variation, the bigger the problem will be for you!!

    I'm not saying it is all...
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    Re: Montale, not taking orders?

    More discussion here:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/215094-New-Aoud-Company-just-like-Montale!!
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    Re: Montale, not taking orders?

    Now that's interesting!!

    I wonder if anyone can compare what would appear to be similar fragrances ie intensitive Aouds black versus black Aoud for instance.
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    Re: Montale, not taking orders?

    The website states that the shop will be reopening this Friday (22nd June). Anyone heard anything to the contrary?

    I was kindly gifted a small sample of Dark Aoud by a fellow basenoter, and it has...
  89. Tyler-Durden's Sales - Tom Ford / L'artisan Parfumeur

    Dear Basenoters,

    I am looking to consolidate my wardrobe a little and sell fragrances that I have bought and simply do not wear.

    To this end, I have the following fragrances for sale:

    Tom...
  90. Re: New splits for 2012! Armani/Prive| Creed | Dior | Guerlain | Puredistance | Tom Ford | Xerjoff

    Have just taken delivery of my Aventus split.

    Kron is an absolute gent, and despite the documented delays from the UK distributor of Creed, he was always forthcoming with updates regrding...
  91. Re: What Would You Have Voted Into The FiFi UK Hall Of Fame?

    Winner
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    After months of hunting I've managed to acquire a 100ml back up bottles of Dior Homme with the silver tubing!
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This!

    Soccerhero, you kind of missed out the most important piece of information...
  94. Re: Photos of Lady Gaga Fame Black Fluide (the notes are quit interesting)

    A friend sent me that exact picture last night.

    Whilst I don't normally buy in to celebrity endorsed scents (with the exception of Sean John Unforgivable), the notes in this are most definitely...
  95. Re: Your first niche bottle ( OFFICIAl THREAD)

    My first niche bottle was Creed Virgin Island Water.

    I wanted something different for my sisters wedding last summer and took the plunge into niche!
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    Re: I figure by not

    $250,000 on fragrances!!

    I love the hobby as much as most posters on this forum, but I simply couldn't justify anything close to that.

    That's $13,888 a year on fragrances, or $1,157 a month!!...
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    Re: A*Men - No Middle Ground - Yes or No

    Thumbs down.
  98. Re: First time someone recognised a fragrance on you?

    I've only had a case of mistaken identity:

    Colleague: "Is that Davidoff you're wearing?"
    Me: "No, it's Green Irish Tweed by Creed"

    *5 minutes later*

    Colleague: "Wow, the Creed is far more...
  99. Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Oslo,

    The sticker that contains the barcode (usually on the bottom of the box) will reference the Lot-number.

    If you are worried about batch variation, get one you are happy with, but if they...
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    Re: Suspenders?

    :grin:
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