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    Re: Reem Acra Fragrance - worn on men.

    I just received a sample of this and it was love at first sniff. I agree it could easily fit into the 'gender free niche' category. Very nice indeed and appears to make it's presence known well.
    ...
  2. Re: Article: Addicted: 10 Years On and Still a Rambling Fragrance Junkie, or a Letter to Basenoters

    If you have a bad experience with a fragrance you will associate it with that feeling but it is possible to lose this over the years. Many many fragrances have turned out this way for me.
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    Re: Gaultier reformulation :'( ?

    Yup Gaultier to the power of 2. It was being withdrawn as I used to work for the distributer I got to know this but it seems instead of that they reformulated the original to make it MUCH lighter in...
  4. Looking for ORIGINAL formulation of JPG Gaultier 2

    Hi!

    If anyone has the original darker Jean Paul Gaultier2 juice and much more potent and wants to swap or possibly sell to me, please email me!

    Email me @ colin.murchie@basenotes.net

    Thanks!...
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    Re: Gaultier reformulation :'( ?

    It was very sweet! I have a side by side comparison now. The juice has been reformulated to smell more like a cross between original G2 and the valentines Lt. Ed. Eau d'amour. It's still nice but...
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    Gaultier reformulation :'( ?

    This is one of my favourite ever fragrances. I ran out of 120ml bottles so I was really pleased to find it @ allbeauty.com for 35! When they arrived the juice is much paler (I have an older small...
  7. Just bought it on Amazon! :o

    Just bought it on Amazon! :o
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    Re: Billy Jealousy - Illicit

    LOL! Porn perfume! :P
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    Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss Bottled Sport

    It's actually surprisingly nice! I think it's the aldehydes in the top.
  10. I really do need to live closer!

    I really do need to live closer!
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    Re: Dsquared Potion EDP and Spanish only EDT?!

    Oh thanks for letting me know! I have the EDP and will soon have the EDT and managed to get the last 2 bottles of perfume oil (more silicon that oil). I love it so much I've even ordered the body...
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    Dsquared Potion EDP and Spanish only EDT?!

    Hi all

    I have purchased Potion EDP here in the UK and just purchased another bottle from Spain and they tell me that there is a Spain ONLY EDT.

    Anyone else know of this?

    Cheers!
  13. Thread: Dsquared Potion

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    Re: Dsquared Potion

    It's quite outstanding stuff! Wood/insence/resin. Very close to another favourite of mine, MFK Cologne Pour Le Soir!
  14. Re: Article: After investigation, non-IFRA-compliant scent was actually compliant

    If they did mention the fragrance, this could encourage others to do the same 'challenge' for free advertising!
  15. Thread: Kenzo Signature

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    Re: Kenzo Signature

    Forgot to add, this is one of those fragrances that smell kinda 'blah' when first sprayed but give it 15-30 mins and you will be saying, 'What IS that wonderful smell' That's how it got me! ;)
  16. Thread: Kenzo Signature

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    Re: Kenzo Signature

    This is actually Kenzo Once Upon A Time. Some retailers are selling it as 'Signature', not sure why. It's on sale at debenhams and the is a 10% off code PZ3P and also enter code SHBC for free...
  17. Of on scented travel again!! Jealous? Moi?

    Of on scented travel again!! Jealous? Moi?
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    Re: ** NEW** GAULTIER MASCULINE: Kokorico

    There is just one bottle. It looks like a mans head from the front and a mans torso from the side! If someone has already mentioned this, sorry!

    P.S Kokorico is the French for Cock-a-doodle-doo!
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    Re: New EDT - Calvin Klein Shock

    Ironically, it has PURPLE LAVENDER in it! :tongue:
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    Re: New EDT - Calvin Klein Shock

    I tried them both today and they are both very close to the skin. Very musky which doesn't always agree with my skin but these seem too. As well as having a general obsession (lol!) with fragrance, I...
  21. Interesting!

    Interesting!
  22. They all sound rather exciting! :cheesy:

    They all sound rather exciting! :cheesy:
  23. LOL!! I have been over and over my Sky channels...

    LOL!! I have been over and over my Sky channels looking for BBC 4, lol it's written as BBC Four! HA!
  24. They would have to show it on a non-HD channel!!!...

    They would have to show it on a non-HD channel!!! :rolleyesold:
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    Re: please anyone with knowledge help :)

    I've also bought from them and they were very fast shippers too!
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    Re: Done but with errors?? Problem with pages loading

    I have had an update from Grant who informs me that he has met with his web hosts and short and long term solutions are being implemented shortly. This should stop these problems from occurring. As...
  27. Is it true that the new Hugo Boss releases are not making it to the US?

    Hi all

    Just been reading on another site that the new Boss fragrances aren't being marketed in the US. Is this true?

    I'm sure many won't exactly be crying about it but I'm curious to know!
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    Re: Done but with errors?? Problem with pages loading

    Yes the site is free unless you subscribe for additional features. These issues are out with Grants hands and are being dealt with. As previously stated, please be patient.
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    Re: Done but with errors?? Problem with pages loading

    Grant is currently in discussion with the website hosts so please be patient. Grant is a very busy person and has a family to attend to and also remember this site is free.

    I'll update you with...
  30. Re: How many fragrance bottles do you own at this very moment?

    http://www.basenotes.net/album.php?albumid=592
  31. Re: How many fragrance bottles do you own at this very moment?

    I have some pictures on my profile me thinks, probably a bit outdated by now. I have modified Ikea bookcases. :D
  32. Re: How many fragrance bottles do you own at this very moment?

    I'm at 1200 odd now. I blame Basenotes! ;o)

    P.S I can go through a bottle in a week. I spray everywhere! Mainly me, my bed etc...
  33. Re: New Fragrance: Hugo Boss - Boss In Motion Orange Made For Summer

    I just got it in Duty free for much cheapness and I must say it's bloody lovely! Has a mild bubblegumyness too it and settles into a mild fruity/flotal accord before gettin woody. Yup it's a P&G but...
  34. Well at least they are going to one of the other...

    Well at least they are going to one of the other best designer fragrances producers IMO!
  35. Thread: Me again Notesy!!!

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    Me again Notesy!!!

    Scents still to be added to database -

    -Guerlain-
    Habit Rouge EDP
    Heritage EDP

    -Davidoff-
    Silver Shadow Pure Blend

    -Alexander McQueen-
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    I'm very interested to smell the new Cartier! I'm...

    I'm very interested to smell the new Cartier! I'm also interested in winning the Boss Orange tester! ;oP
  37. Hmmm, I wonder how many fragrances this will...

    Hmmm, I wonder how many fragrances this will ruin? Going by the attitudes of parts of the US and surprisingly, Canada, I can see fragrances being gradually phased out over the coming decades....
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    Re: Canali Winter Tale edp now at Holt Renfrew

    Very refined scent and extremely well constructed. Also does not come off as synthetic at all!
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    Re: New masculine Joop! scent

    I have it and it's the best since Coty took over. Only a hint of the trademark Joop synthetic amber. Slightly fizzy, nice nothing wow but afterall it is a "designer" scent.

    It's become very...
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    Re: Joop! Splash ~ new fragrance

    I really aint that bad! Take it at face value, it's made by Coty, nuff said! Still it's rather pleasent!
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    Re: Where can I purchase black sun by salvador dali?

    I find it MUCH dryer than Armani Code plus it doesn't have bucket loads of that horrific synthetic amber!
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    Re: Joop! Splash ~ new fragrance

    I got a bottle today at Boots, they have an offer on where you get the large bottle at the small bottle price. Plus I have an associate 10% off discount card cause i work in health care so I thought,...
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    Another HUGE list Notesy!!!

    Scents still to be added to database -

    -Guerlain-
    Habit Rouge EDP
    Heritage EDP

    -Davidoff-
    Silver Shadow Pure Blend

    -Alexander McQueen-
  44. Re: Reduced functionality in the directory over the next few days

    The totals are back toooooo!

    Can I just remind everyone that Grant has other commitments and it's mad busy so he may take a while to get back to you. Also, please remember we all basically get to...
  45. Re: Reduced functionality in the directory over the next few days

    Can we have the total count back and the ability to edit the free text bit?

    Cheers Mr Notes!!! >:D<
  46. Re: Reduced functionality in the directory over the next few days

    No panic! I have spoken to the Grand Notesy himself and the option is being added, always was! Harrrrrrrrrrrroooooooooooooo! :D
  47. Re: Reduced functionality in the directory over the next few days

    Loving the look of the new drobes Notesy! Just one thing, there is no way to sort by house!! Please please can we have that as I will get all autistic if I can't!!!

    :oD
  48. Bit short notice for me, damn he's my favourite...

    Bit short notice for me, damn he's my favourite perfumer in the world!!:sad:
  49. A huge list for you Notesy! Acqua Di Parma Essenza, Solo Loewe Pop and many more!

    Scents still to be added to database -
    -Clean-
    Clean Wellness - Harmony
    Clean Shower Fresh
    Clean Shower Fresh for men
    -Guerlain-
    Habit Rouge EDP
    [listed together with the EDT]
    Heritage EDP ...
  50. Coooool! I think a trip to London is on the...

    Coooool! I think a trip to London is on the cards! Best get me credit cards in the freezer first...:rolleyesold:
  51. Thread: Scam: Be Alert

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    Re: Scam: Be Alert

    Oh dear! Thanks for the heads up.
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    Re: Do we sometimes miss the forest for the trees?

    Very good point! This is the very reason I have to test a fragrance over a number of days AND contrast it with something else in order to get the "picture" of what is trying to be presented....
  53. I tried this the other day and I must say it's...

    I tried this the other day and I must say it's very nice indeed! Reminded me a little of Allure Homme Blanche, my favourite mens Chanel!:thumbup:
  54. Re: Ted Lapidus Blue Ted and ExciTed -ARE the same!

    These are the same thing renamed! Not like it, it's the same product. I bought BlueTed the other day as a tester and it has the same sticker on the bottle with note listing, exactly the same and they...
  55. Re: Etat Libre d'Orange - Sex Pistols EdP (God Save the Queen) first impressions

    God I remember Public Image Limited! Or Pil for short. I'm so OLLLLLLLLLLLDDDDDDDDDDDDD!
  56. Thread: Fake Creed

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    Poll: Re: how to validate authentic Creed

    Still think this fake Creed stuff is an urban myth. All of the reasons given I have found in genuine bottles. How do I know, cause I ordered them myself for a major retailer direct from Creed!
  57. Re: Etat Libre d'Orange - Sex Pistols EdP (God Save the Queen) first impressions

    Also you get 10% off if you enter the code WELCOME10 :D
  58. Re: Etat Libre d'Orange - Sex Pistols EdP (God Save the Queen) first impressions

    I cannot believe they have it here at The Fragrance Shop for 20!

    http://www.thefragranceshop.co.uk/p2738/sex-pistols-edt-50ml-spray.html
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    Had a brief sniff of the fragrance from a promo...

    Had a brief sniff of the fragrance from a promo card and I must say I like it and it's different! But the name, Womanity? :undecided:
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Loving the new style directory Notesy! The "recently added" addition is really helpful too! Found one off my list! Huzzah for Notesy!
    :D
  61. Ted Lapidus Blue Ted and ExciTed - are they the same?

    Hi all

    Was wondering if anyone could help shed some light on these! I have ExciTed which I really like, I tend to like most of the Lapidus range. Well I saw BlueTed and bought a tester blind...
  62. Re: Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    Now that IS a good idea! :D
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    Poll: Re: Deodorant Spray, or Deodorant Stick?

    I used to use Mitchum unscented roll on until I realised that's what was causing my itchy armpits! Powerful stuff. I now use Boots own unscented sensitive roll on. Much cheaper and very effective....
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    Re: http://www.cheapsmells.com/ OUTSTANDING!!

    My orders usually arrive within 3 days mostly but I would say they should be with you by 7 without a doubt! They have a very fast turn around, hours usually! I just love them! Such friendly customer...
  65. Wow, now that would have been a fantatstic...

    Wow, now that would have been a fantatstic evening to attend!
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    Re: http://www.cheapsmells.com/ OUTSTANDING!!

    You have good taste! I've ordered that one myself, should be here tomorrow! Remember, s they are in Guernsey the post takes a day or 2 longer.

    Col
  67. Oh dear, I used to love Cavalli fragrances!

    Oh dear, I used to love Cavalli fragrances!
  68. Thread: Theo Fennell Scent

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    Re: Theo Fennell Scent

    I'm a little scared to say I'm on my second bottle already and its half full! Dear lord is that really possible? Thank goodness I've not been out much!

    P.S If anyone has the EDP for swap I'm your...
  69. Re: Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    Ah thanks for letting me know. Is it US based though? It's the shipping that the killer, usually 4x the price of the stips! :/
  70. Re: Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    Just got an email from my friend at Escentual.com, they are sending me a load of blotters! :D
  71. Re: Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    Hi all, thanks again for all your kind responses! I've found it! The PERFECT paper! I stumbled acorss is by accidentt on eBay. I bought a "stamp drying blotting book". Didn't know what the heck that...
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    LOL! These are great aren't they! Very clever...

    LOL! These are great aren't they! Very clever indeed!:grin:
  73. Thread: Theo Fennell Scent

    by CoL
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    Re: Theo Fennell Scent

    I am in love with this stuff! 8:95 from the Perfume Point in the UK. Just ordered another 4 bottles as they were about to go out of stock. Very pleased to hear that there is'nt a huge difference...
  74. Re: Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    Thanks everyone! The watercolour paper idea sounds great! I checked out the US site but the shipping makes it awfully espensive :o\

    I'm going to look for water colour paper now! :oD
  75. Does anyone know where to get a good supply of fragrance blotters?

    I've tried EVERYWHERE! I even bought some blotting paper to cut into strips but the heaviest available is just too limp:(

    Tried ebay, Amazon and googled them too, nothing!

    Please help if you...
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    Well you never know, she is bizare enough to...

    Well you never know, she is bizare enough to maybe, just MAYBE push for something really odd and different. Being coty it will be completely synthetic but hey, CDG can do it and make good fragrances...
  77. ESCENTUAL.com Superb and very sophisticated online store!

    A wonderful array of fragrances stocked by this friendly Cardiff based store. Outstanding and very personal customer service. A great resource for obtaining those hard to find or "high end" niche...
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Oh no need to be sorry! ;) I just didn't explain myself properly in the first place! Everytime I view my drobe I have to click the "arrange by house" button. Basically I would like it to "remember"...
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Oh yes I know, I mean't as default as I have so many fragrances it takes ages to reload the page! lol
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Me too!
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Can you bring back the little symbol, or anything really, to let us know that a fragrance is in our drobe when we do a directory search? I have so many I get confused!

    Previously, when we did a...
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    AVOID!!! PERFUMESHOPPING.COM! On Amazon

    Perfume shopping used to have their own website, seems they havent paid the bill so its down but they are still trading on amazon. The sent me a bottle of Dali Laguna which is over 12 years old!!!...
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    Re: http://www.cheapsmells.com/ OUTSTANDING!!

    I have been on a Dali kick and so far just bought a few of them. Very pleased!
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    http://www.cheapsmells.com/ OUTSTANDING!!

    THE best fragrance site in the UK. Excellent prices, HUGE choice and fast shipping!

    http://www.cheapsmells.com/
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    The ability to download it to a word doc would be wonderful! Or any way of downloading it again! :D
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    Re: The Big Wardrobe Wish List

    Sorry if this has already been posted, I'm not very well and can't keep still for long, but I did want to say the ability to ADD fragrances to the directory, maybe pending approval?
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    Sorry Notesy, here's my huge list!

    Scents still to be added to database -

    -Clean-
    Clean Wellness - Harmony
    Clean Shower Fresh
    Clean Shower Fresh for men

    -Guerlain-
    Habit Rouge EDP
    Heritage EDP
  88. Re: Etat Libre D'Orange - Tom of Finland reduced to 10 a bottle in Havery Nichols!

    Now I want to cry :cry:
  89. If they concentrated on making fragrances with a...

    If they concentrated on making fragrances with a smattering of natural content, they might not need her! Lacoste have to be the most synthetic fragrances around. I have a few of em and don't expect...
  90. Re: Etat Libre D'Orange - Tom of Finland reduced to 10 a bottle in Havery Nichols!

    OMG!!! Why don't I live near a Harvey Nicks!
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    I just seem to love Dali scents. Can't wait to...

    I just seem to love Dali scents. Can't wait to try this one too!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Does any Men wear Womens frags?

    If you look at my drobe I must have a few hundred "female" scents. I couldn't give a monkeys who they market it at, if I like it I wear it!

    I don't want to smell like a garden posey mind you lol
  93. Re: Etat Libre D'Orange - Tom of Finland reduced to 10 a bottle in Havery Nichols!

    Poo :cry: I don't think they do. Alcohol content and all that.
  94. Etat Libre D'Orange - Tom of Finland reduced to 10 a bottle in Havery Nichols!

    http://shop.harveynichols.com/fcp/categorylist/shop/beauty_fragrances?resetFilters=true

    It's been a while, I hope I'm not breaking any rules Notesy!
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    Re: Canali Winter Tale edp now at Holt Renfrew

    I have just received a bottle and I have to say it's OUTSTANDING!!! Adore it!
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    Re: ... Your one and only signature Vetiver ...

    Yello all! I was just about to start a thread on the theraputic benefits of Vetiver but saw this thread and thought it would make sense to post here!

    I've had LOADS goin on in my life over the...
  97. Thread: Do you wear Crocs?

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    Re: Do you wear Crocs?

    Glad you edited this one!! Crocs with socks, hmmmmm :huh:
  98. Re: [UK Only] 100 Bottles of Penhaligon's Douro Eau de Portugal up for grabs

    So exciting!!! I hope I made it I do!
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    Penhaligons LP no 9 for men and women is back!

    I know it had some major fans! I've still to try it!

    http://www.penhaligons.co.uk/shop/fragrance/fragrance-collections/lp-no-9-for-men.html?currency_code=GBP&refer_id=3110&reference=24612_427_765
  100. Thread: New Moderators!

    by CoL
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    Re: New Moderators!

    Welcome everyone! I have been a bit pants lately but hopefully getting back in the swing of things!
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