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    Re: Fragrantica Reviews....

    Very well said. My feelings exactly this site has the meat & potatoes whereas Fragrantica has the eye candy. Both have a place in the blogosphere.
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    Re: Online (shops) in Italy?

    Thanks! This one is new to me. Investigating now.
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    Re: strawberrynet.com/

    Sad to hear that. Just purchase a full bottle of Murdock's Black Tea and Molton Brown shower gel and came within 7 days again. Maybe they are upping their game in shipping. So that was my second...
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    Re: chanel allure sport?

    I have tried and tried to like these but alas they seem weak on me for some reason. Sad because I love the note breakdown. Apom still rules my tastes for the orange blossoms.
  5. Re: From which sites you order colognes ? Are these sites legit ?

    All have been fine for me. You can sleep well at night ordering.
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    Re: Rasasi La Yuqawam Pour Homme

    I have a bottle on the way. Blind buy for a good price after numerous positive reviews.
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste 2015.

    I find Egoiste and Trumper's Sandlewood part and parcel. I sprayed the newer version just last week nice stuff but I'll stick to Trumper's.
    Platinum Egoiste is a favorite of mine. Just cruised last...
  8. Poll: Re: Favourite Creed House Fragrance (Poll) ?

    Silver Mountain Water with Original Vetiver right behind it.
  9. Re: A fragrance that encapsulates a spring/autumn drive in a sports car in rural UK?

    I have to go with Murdock's Black Tea. Very nice English offering.
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    Re: Best Skin Scents?

    Vetiver Extroadinaire seems to hit that mark.
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    Re: Discovering Frapin

    Beauty Habit stateside or Essenza Nobile from Germany. Not hard to get in the U.S. At all. It will be worth the hunt.
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    Re: Discovering Frapin

    Caravelle Epicee and 1270 are my favorites. Frapin is a house that doesn't seem to garner much attention over the usual suspects. A few gems worth trying.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Just saying the name Profumum speaks for itself. Acqua Viva and Arso are the next targets in that line.
  14. Re: Quick and dirty: Which ADP: Colonia, Essenza or Oud

    Essenza for me just eeking out Colonia. Both strong releases. Essenza just gives more punch for a longer timeframe. Mesmerizing.
  15. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Overnight shipping yes. I wish I ordered a day before as I will be gone tomorrow on a extended vacation. Oh well something to look forward too when I arrive back home. FedEx for me at 10.30 am....
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I believe first time mentioned but sounds interesting. Blu line seems to have many fans.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Sounds nice I love rose scents.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thanks. Yes Colonia after a couple of wearings is amazing. I had heard Eau d'Hadrien was a winner.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thank you for your comprehensive passionate review. I have enjoyed your descriptive impressions before to great personal success.
  20. Re: Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold. Is it worth it?

    I ordered also and I expect tomorrow so quick shipping. I feel this is a comfortable way to check out a favorite that is a bit cost prohibitive.
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    Poll: Re: Acqua di Parma Colonia VS Colonia Essenza

    Essenza for me at the moment. longevity is a little better. Don't get me wrong Colonia is tough to beat as I have enjoyed wearing it recently as I am a new member experiencing this house. Both strong...
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    Re: strawberrynet.com/

    They really surprised me in shipping. My first shopping experience with them I ordered on a Sunday night and received it the next Saturday. Not to bad at all.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    How is the Carthusian line as far as longevity. I see good value for money from one of the German outlets.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    They really are aren't they. Xerjoff 1861 is still in my sights. Great review!
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Oh my! Essenza is all I have heard and then some. This Acqua di Parma edition is something that is totally captivating to me. So far so good from the line. Absolute and Blu line next.
  26. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Great news indeed. I will even more be looking forward to receive mine in the upcoming days.
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    Great I'm very happy for you on this find. I truly believe this is a gem in the rough. Very rarely talked about when Frederic Malle comes up in prior threads. I feel it holds it's own with the...
  28. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    I've waited on this for a long time. Perhaps as long as two years or more.
  29. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Please chime in on your early impressions. Can't wait for this one to arrive.
  30. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    I hope you all enjoy it. I wonder how long it will ship to the States.

    As a side note Jack Black Tea full bottle is on the way courtesy of my nephew.
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    Re: Platinum Egoiste a good choice?

    It would be perfect. One of my most reached comfort scents.
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    Re: If it only lasted

    I have to agree with Blu de Chanel being short lived and I will add Ormonde Man to the mix.
  33. Re: First in Fragrance-Very bad customer service!!!

    Sorry to hear the shipping problems. I have a shipment from EN and I have resigned myself that it will take awhile. Hednic is correct the French outlets ship within a week the Germans should take...
  34. Poll: Re: What would be yours choice from the line of Costume National?

    Scent Intense
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Yes that is right. Way back in 1916 a great scent was born. I'm glad I found it before the century mark hit.
  36. Re: Insane powerhouse with pleasent/clean smell?

    +1 This will do the trick!
  37. Re: New Pal Zileri Cuoio (a cheaper Tuscan Leather) & FOUGERE e LEGNI (a cheaper Burberry Brit)

    This is very good to know I have the Rasasi La Yuqawan on the way from a middle eastern eBay vendor.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    ADP Colonia is excellent so far I am just a hour into my first wearing. Lemony fresh. I can see the iconic appeal. I am very happy with this pick up.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thanks again my list grows.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    ADP Colonia on its way hopeful this afternoon.
    Bogue Coonge Reloaded I believe has been temporarily taken down for purchase. MAAI which I own is a powerhouse.
    Dior Sauvage I wear frequently very...
  41. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Thanks Hednic I am probably following Yarn and snap one up.
  42. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    Agreed I wasn't really wanting to plonk down that type of cash not sampling first so this is more appropriate for me.
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    As I haven't delved into the exclusifs range at Chanel so I am at a disadvantage to your comparisons. Hopefully, very soon I will move on to their line that is so highly regarded. At that time I will...
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    Thanks so much for your thoughts. I raced to snap up a 100ml of Carnal Flower for my collection I really thought it was that good. Cologne Inedible is another contender of merit for me at the moment....
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    This one is next from the Profumum house. Seems like a big crowd pleaser. Thanks Cityscape & Cologne connoisseur for this recommendation.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I am anxious to try the Blu line next.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Yes I am very excited just before my trip too. Thanks badarun.
  48. Re: Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    A further e-mail has a big tease. 10ML for $72.00 with complimentary shipping for Black Gold. I am in two minds I wonder if I should bite? I will have to be make my mind up soon as this only has a...
  49. Re: New from Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Le Beau Parfum!!

    Great detective work. I hope it rings true.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I have been away most of the day today. I want you to know a heartfelt thanks for all the many options presented by you. Colonial & Essenza arrives tomorrow so I am very excited. I am researching...
  51. Re: New from Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Le Beau Parfum!!

    Must have been a very limited edition.

    As a side note reading on another fragrance outlet Ciel de Gum will be soon be available stateside. So I rejoice with that bit of news.
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    Re: Who watches Hannibal on nbc?

    Yes a very intense show so it would require an intense fragrance. Not sure what that would be but sinister in its composition.
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    Re: Last fragrance that blew you away

    Carnal Flower Frederic Malle. I can't give it words. This may become a masterpiece fragrance for me. Very impressed.
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    Re: Beautyspin.com shipping

    Yes I was impressed with the wrapping and the speed of shipping. Two to three days. awesome.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Beautyspin has been discounting favorably on so many fragrances. Not familiar at all with this line. Do you enjoy the fresh mint vibe in this one?
  56. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    Very good. That gives me confidence going forward.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I haven't tried anything in the Blu line yet. But it seems like this pick and Mirto di Panarea are the front runners for my next sample run from ADP.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Great review! You have my mouth watering on this one. Next purchase from EN this is sample number one.
  59. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    I am contemplating the 100 mark as enough for me and then reevaluate. I may need to sell someday but I'm sure that will be hard for me to do.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    This is the one Creed I am saving up for.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thanks badarun. I need to sample more of the Ferre line. I really like the Bergamotto Marino scent from the line.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Penciling this one in. I noticed a couple of recommendations of this one on a sister thread.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    How is the longevity on this one?
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    Re: Looking for rose suggestions

    Lyric Woman great smelling and unisex. Une Rose by Frederic Malle.
  65. Re: Received Dior Homme Intense Tester in the Mail This Morning

    That price maybe not to off the mark.It is a good one I hope you enjoy it like I do.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Lucky for me I have the cologne version. I have sampled the parfum version but it just doesn't speak to me.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Acqua classica by Borasi sounds interesting.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Not looked into this line yet. I have heard good things.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I must check this one out.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Have Ambra Mediterriaen very nice fragrance with quality ingredients. I am sure these other are exceptional in their delivery.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I always entertain your comments with great interest. I am going to explore the blu line after the regular line.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I notice your wearing Tuscan Soul today the proof is in the pudding. Nice list for me to chew on. Thanks.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Very intriguing. I love visiting different areas that leave you with great memories.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thanks Doug. Anxious to buy the six pack of 30ml's. I hope this one is part of that. I will have to recheck.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    I noticed only two offerings from this house. Parfums Raffy have these selections.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Wearing this today. I love it.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thank you so much for these selections. I am happy I have a few already in my wardrobe that some have suggested. I am researching those that I'm not familiar with and this will keep me busy for...
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    This is very interesting I will check its note composition. Thanks.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Yes I love Eau Sauvage a great pick which I already enjoy.
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    Re: A summer taste of Italy scent

    Thanks Francolino Neroli Portifino has been on my sort list for some time for some reason I get side tracked from sampling. The Bond offering is indeed a surprise I will check that out.
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    A summer taste of Italy scent

    I would like any suggestions for a Mediterranean feel for the summer that you currently enjoy. Vacation is coming up and I have a couple of Acqua di Parma samples coming my way. Scouring some of the...
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    Yes, that is a very good possibility especially in this humid environment I am experiencing at the moment. I will use the whole sample as the beginning is really enticing.
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    Yes me too. This surprised me from a cologne. It has been a big puzzle Cologne Indelible seemed to be far ahead of French Lover in longevity from my recent samples. I wonder if reformulation has...
  84. Re: Why is there so much love for Helmut Lang's Cuiron?

    I'm sure it caters to individual tastes and perhaps a little mystique about it being dropped for some time has probably caused a buzz about hitting EBAY for reclusive supplies. At least the new...
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    Re: Last fragrance that blew you away

    Myrrhe Imperiale Giorgio Armani Prive
  86. Re: what is your #creed #favourite #fragrance ?

    Silver Mountain Water and Original Vetiver. Loving my sample of Pure White Cologne and this has great promise.
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    Re: What would be your Next Purchase?

    Original Cologne/Pure white by Creed
  88. Ormonde Jayne Black Gold now available online.

    With the success of this being a Harrods exclusive for some time and the buzz around here on Basenotes. I just wanted let people know I received this e-mail today. $672.00 is a significant outlay...
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    Re: Windsor vs. Portrait of a Lady

    Wow! so many different views. Not having tried Windsor the only thing I can add is Potrait of a Lady is a unisex scent and a damn good one. My next 100ml bottle from the house. Absolute compelling...
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    La Flaneuse UFdC did the same for me and I'm a gent. Fabulous indeed. No qualms at all wearing it. Maybe my up North bringing who knows.

    For me though Carnal Flower has done a number recently on...
  91. Re: What is your most favorite smelling fragrance you currently own?

    I love Herod great pick. I am really still undecided on caling out one at the moment let me ponder further. Gengis Khan is also a unique scent and that is in my top echelon. I love that too....
  92. Re: NEW: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Aqua Vitae Forte

    Not yet as I have been preparing my vacation agenda for my better half and myself. Keep me informed as soon as you procure a bottle. I will be eagerly awaiting your thoughts. I am a big fan of MFK....
  93. Re: NEW: Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Aqua Vitae Forte

    I have Aqua Vitae and this will be on my shortlist. Looking forward to first impressions by everyone.
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes - THE NOSE

    Seconded.
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    Re: Frederic Malle Discussion Thread

    This is good to know. I will keep a open mind on it. I must say the opening was impressive but I felt a little cheated on the middle and basenotes. It also nice to know Birdboy seconded your...
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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Yes I'm a big fan of IRIS.
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    Re: German postal strike is over!

    How sweet it is! Yes sir.
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    Re: Let's talk about Neil Morris

    Great startup Teardrop I am anxious to hear your thoughts about this house. I noticed Midnight Tryst being a favorite of Jon Rodgers not to long ago.
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    Re: Euro Tanking -- anyone taking advantage?

    Agreed. The sad fact is the people will suffer one way or the other. It could happen to us just as easy and perhaps may in the future if we don't reel in the easy debt.
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    Re: Euro Tanking -- anyone taking advantage?

    I really think even after the populace vote by the Greeks a reworking of the debt must still be believed by the Europeans and this is just colorful drama just to gain stronger leverage during terms....
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