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  1. Re: Andree Putman 's Préparation Parfumée - discontinued?

    Haven't had the chance to sniff Navegar but something tells me they don't smell the same. For example, I have a sample of Poivre Samarcande and it smells not even close to PP (that one is chilli...
  2. Re: Andree Putman 's Préparation Parfumée - discontinued?

    Look guys what I just got my hands on! One of the last available bottles of Préparation Parfumée on the planet! And a 100ml bottle to boot. So happy :)

    http://i41.tinypic.com/33ccfpj.jpg
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    Re: La Vie en Rose Profumeria - legit?

    I don't know, it would be in Italian any way....
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    La Vie en Rose Profumeria - legit?

    Has anyone tried buying from this online store? They seem to have some pretty afordable Amouages.

    http://www.lavienroseprofumeria.it/profumi.asp?mar=30

    Should I risk it?
  5. Re: Which female fragrances have you worn / tried ?

    Chanel No. 5 and Eau d'Italie's Magnolia Romana.
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    Re: 2013 Amoauge Opus VII (7) due in April.

    http://i35.tinypic.com/30v2kp1.jpg

    Amouage Creative Director Christopher Chong says: "I have always been fascinated by the struggle of the critical nature of mankind with the long winding journey...
  7. Acqua Decima by Eau d'Italie - new fragrance 2013

    I'm expecting samples (as usual) but today the only item I found in my mailbox was a small parcel which seemed to come from Italy. I was surprised because I haven't ordered anything from there...
  8. Re: What in Invasion barbare is it that I can't stand?

    It's the medicinal lavender. You're not the only one. =( Do not blind buy this one.
  9. Thread: Ungaro III

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    Re: Ungaro III

    The latest Ungaro III reformulation smells at times really good but the that cheap synthetic AXE-ey note rears its ugly end and completely destroys that beautiful mysterious rose. Do not blind buy,...
  10. Re: Need 3 high quality summer niche frags - your recommendation is needed !

    Really recommending Nautica Oceans by Nautica. Cheap but very fresh. Smells like lemon and sea salt.

    http://www.sensorpro.net/downloads/epsilon/NauticaFragrance_Reg5B11A4.jpg
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    Re: April fragrance haul - what did you buy ?

    The thread was deleted for some reason. Here's some pics. The first one the metal has flaked from the embossed lettering:

    http://s22.postimg.org/hosc9v9up/damage4.jpg...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    I didn't get a tracking number either, I found it on the parcel itself after it had arrived. But I wanted to know where my package was and Anna replied to me she's keeping track of it lol.

    The one...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    Calm down, I haven't thrown them into the trash, just put them away until I'm ready to revisit them. But I doubt I'll ever like any of the scents. They all smell the same to me.
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    Ask them for the tracking number. They send you the box with Italian Post.
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    JiveHippo and Octivarium, I'm happily awaiting your reviews right here ^^
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    Re: April fragrance haul - what did you buy ?

    Let's hope your Aventus bottle looks better than this BNr's:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/351327-I-think-I-got-a-second-hand-Aventus-from-cheapsmells
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    Re: Leaked Creed samples ...

    Nope =/ It's been more than 2 weeks and just as last time they delivery service is not much faster than a crawling turtle....

    During this time I've gotten 3 packages from US, 2 from France, 1 from...
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    Re: Encre Noire: Eau Hell No!

    I love EN. It's a smoky, fresh, airy and woody scent that feels very natural and well executed. Stinky is the last thing on my mind.
    Very wearable, I'm actually wearing it today to work. Must be...
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    Re: April fragrance haul - what did you buy ?

    How rich are you??
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    I've decided to throw all samples into the bin. These 'scents' are so out of this world and chemical that they make me sick almost physically. They give me no joy whatsoever instead it feels like...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    One of the envelopes contained a bunch of black and white photos of random people, looked like they were taken 50 years ago, but no fragrance; its label was something illegible "Auyelo Oreio Prefam"....
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    Where did you find it so cheap??

    £999 right here: http://www.beautyexpert.co.uk/nickel-eau-maximum-eau-de-toilette-75ml/10361767.html
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    The vial looks like this:

    http://i46.tinypic.com/24vjvxe.jpg

    Subcilium came with a torn out page from an Italian book :S


    http://i49.tinypic.com/35mgkfr.jpg

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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    I just dared open one envelope. It contained a steel blue feather and a metal cage for a cork (!) together with a card with the sample attached to it, a standard glass phial half filled, so I assume...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    So I've been on a serious sampling spree the last couple of weeks and today I received my samples from O'Driù, the only way to get them was from them directly. And they sent me all of their 16...
  26. Thread: Slumberhouse

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    Re: Slumberhouse

    I'm so excited! One of my sample packs just arrived and among them were all the Slumberhouse samples I ordered. About to sample them all for the first time =)
    I still wish I could sniff some of the...
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    Re: Terre d'Hermes...

    I'm 24 and bought a bottle last week. Love it. Smells very unique and fresh.
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    Re: CdG 2 Man...wow!

    CdG 2 MAN is nasty incense on me. Too much castoreum there. Had to scrub it off my arm. Wonderwood though... that's another story. Wonderful scent indeed.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Which one is your favorite SH frag? That is also wearable in public?
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    Re: heeley menthe fraiche review

    Who takes a niche sample scent to the gym lol?
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    Re: Amouage Gold Man Blind Buy

    Blind buying Gold Man is risky business. It was one of the fragrances I've been wanting to try out in my big sample pack that arrived yesterday.

    My verdict: it smells very strong, anussy...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thanks, nfn :) It's a neat collection I've got but I want to expand it with so much more. I can honestly tell you the only scents I use are Aventus, TdH, Encre Noire, Oolang Infini, Spicebomb and...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    My modest collection:

    http://i48.tinypic.com/m53pj.jpg

    Purchased Aventus, TdH and Encre Noire last month =)
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    Re: Invasion Barbare

    You can buy it directly from the perfume company as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Apr, 5th, 2013

    Nautica Oceans by Nautica

    http://www.sensorpro.net/downloads/epsilon/NauticaFragrance_Reg5B11A4.jpg
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    Re: Invasion Barbare

    Am I the only one who doesn't like this fragrance? I've dabbed from my sample on multiple occassions and tried to like but I just don't, despite the luxury feel of it. Smells too much medicinal...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

    Oolang Infini by Atelier Cologne

    http://d3vd8b39huo1pd.cloudfront.net/static/uploads/products/images/processed/Atelier-Cologne-Oolang-Infini-30ml-product-16x9_jpg_700x394_crop_upscale_q85.jpg
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  38. Re: What's your maximum amount of sprays on low projecting/lasting fragrances?

    Is it safe to actually spray perfume on clothes? Won't that stain the fabric?
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    Why can't I post in the market place

    Is there some kind of star requirement you need to acquire before being able to post there?
  40. Re: Andree Putman 's Préparation Parfumée - discontinued?

    I've already been in contact with them, they didn't have it in stock, despite that their online store saying so =(


    Dear Mr. X,

    We are sorry to inform you that Andree Putman Perfumes are still...
  41. Andree Putman 's Préparation Parfumée - discontinued?

    Does anyone know if this fragrance has been discontinued or something? I've tried to contact Andree Putman customer service but they never replied to me; it feels as if the house died along with the...
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    Re: Please help me identify a scent?

    And the 1 million dollar question - do you intend to buy a bottle for yourself now?
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    Re: Please help me identify a scent?

    Of course it had to be Aventus, the most divine and amazing scent ever created. It is IN FACT the very smell that was used in the last scene of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer movie. And yes, I love...
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    Re: Leaked Creed samples ...

    Why would I even bother to send a smelly envelope back with unusable samples?
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    Re: Leaked Creed samples ...

    Nah I ordered mine from Roullier White.

    Can I still ask for a refund despite them sending out replacement samples? I feel like I'm coming off as greedy then. :S
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    Re: Leaked Creed samples ...

    What are you trying to hint, mate?

    I got a reply from them. They are sending out new samples right as we speak, and this time in more "secure" containers. Will keep you updated on my next...
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    Re: Leaked Creed samples ...

    The spicy scent (the one ending in 'T', I think) is not Tabarome, I could decipher the word with a magnifying glass on one of the vials :)

    Aventus was not among the those I ordered. I already...
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    Re: Leaked samples ...

    Okay I could decipher some more:

    *Virgin Island Water was not one of the leaked ones. Smells like a nice coconut drink, though a bit alcoholly.
    *One scent smells very fresh and intense, could it...
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    Re: Leaked samples ...

    Ironically the only label that I could read was "Vetiver". Which means I got 2 of the same scent and one missing =(.

    About to smell them now, so far identified:

    3 official carded samples:...
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    Leaked Creed samples ...

    2.5 weeks ago I ordered 11 Creed samples from the UK online store Roullier White.

    After lots of anxious waiting the envelope finally arrived. I was already now annoyed that the shipping charge was...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    They send you the entire fragrance range, both women's and men's scents. Will make my order on Monday!
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    Re: luckscent registration

    You have to order something on their site first, be it samples or a full bottle, in order to register an account. So open up your wallet and start spending! They've got one of the largest supply of...
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    Re: O'driu: Where to find samples?

    Me too was interested in sampling this unusual perfume house only to find their site rather confusing and not so friendly to non-Italian speaking customers. Did like the background music though, the...
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    Re: I Have a Proposition

    When I smell Aventus, I first and foremost smell Juniper (as in Gin, the alcoholic beverage), not pineapple. Also a bit of black currant (cassis) and apple. The pineapple note must be very subtle in...
  55. Re: Ok, I did it... I purchased my first 2 bottles of Amouage today

    Why do you guys buy the Woman Amouage bottles? For your ladies or yourselves?
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    Re: New Fragrance: Creed Aventus Royal Exclusive

    This was not funny. You don't make jokes about Aventus.
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    Re: iPhone apps to help perfume sampling?

    Basenotes should definitely develop an app, I can think of that it would be very useful to review fragrances and discover new ones.

    Haven't searched for "perfume" at AppStore though, what kind of...
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    Re: Sunshine in a bottle

    Nautica Oceans by Nautica

    http://www.quickperfumes.com/images/Nautica_oceans_m.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

    Does the glass bottle come with different patterns?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

    Aventus

    http://www.tangs.com.sg/Files/Aventus_Portrait_60x80-FR.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    CREED Aventus, one remarkable fragrance. Got it today :)

    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-M6qBv53wdls/UKm6X49J9gI/AAAAAAAAABo/phWkTM9704w/s1600/aventus.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 4th, 2013

    Neck: Oolang Infini by Atelier Cologne
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