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    [USA] Jicky EDC vintage 180ml flacon

    Vintage Jicky eau de cologne flacon (probably from 1970s). Some gone due to evaporation, but at least 85% remaining. $295 in the USA. Please PM if interested and see attached pictures.

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  2. Re: Best Neroli, and Neroli Portofino vs Cologne Indélébile

    The best neroli fragrances you can get are Lorenzo Villoresi Acqua di Colonia, Xerjoff Kobe, and Czech & Speake Neroli.
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    Re: La Via del Profumo

    La Via del Profumo is the most different fragrances from those you listed possible. They are mostly all natural and use expensive, high-end ingredients and thus have a much more old-fashioned feel.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9th June 2015

    Eau de Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th June 2015

    Vintage Crown Perfumery Spiced Limes
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    Re: Alternative Summer Scents

    Tough call without citruses. I would try some lavenders and perhaps vertivers as others have stated. Perhaps Caldey Island Lavender, Arome 3, Guerlain Vetiver (vintage EDC is best), Creed Royal...
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    Poll: Re: summer fragrance Creed vs Tom Ford

    I would go with the Neroli from what you have listed. Otherwise, try to get your hands on some Creed Selection Verte for summer.
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    Re: Suggest a musk fragrance for me

    Muscs Koublai Khan is the best and dirtiest musk I know.
  9. Thread: New Jicky EDC

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    Re: New Jicky EDC

    You've got Shalimar, Jicky, Vol de Nuit, Mitsouko, and L'Heure Bleue--excellent collection. I hope to get a Shamilar EDC soon.
  10. Thread: New Jicky EDC

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    Re: New Jicky EDC

    I would say that the EDC is basically indolic citrus, vintage lavender with a tinge of cinnamon as they often smell, and a subtle civet base. It has greater longevity and sillage than the modern EDT,...
  11. Thread: New Jicky EDC

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    Re: New Jicky EDC

    I got it for about $300 along with a decant of vintage l'Heure Bleue EDC.
  12. Thread: New Jicky EDC

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    New Jicky EDC

    My new 180ml Eau de Cologne from the 1970s I just purchased. I've been looking for one of these for a while.

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  13. Thread: Guerlain Jicky

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    [USA] Guerlain Jicky

    Jicky EDT, 93ml refill, used once or twice, 2012 date code, $75.
  14. Thread: Jicky Age

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    Jicky Age

    How old is this Jicky EdT? From the box, I would assume 1980s. It looks like a copy of earlier 1950-60s "blob" style bottles.

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTA2MlgxNjAw/z/WboAAOSwxYxUtlKV/$_57.JPG
  15. Thread: Neroli

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    Re: Neroli

    The Atelier line never impressed me though it is above the standard "cuff" so to speak. You could even try some of the Guerlain Eaux: notably, Eau du Coq, which is a slightly animalic neroli/bergamot...
  16. Thread: Neroli

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    Re: Neroli

    I must recommend Czech & Speake Neroli, MPG pour le jeune Homme, Villerosi Acqua di Colonia, and the ultra expensive Xerjoff Kobe.
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    I thought BdP was very strong. I suppose compared to other designers it may not be. The truly classic Creeds, along with other houses, have limited longevity because type of ingredients that are...
  18. Re: Any idea when this bottle of Creed Aubepine Acacia was from?

    From what I understand, it is an oil-based perfume rather than the common alcohol/water based perfumes.
  19. Re: Any idea when this bottle of Creed Aubepine Acacia was from?

    It looks like a refill for a leather atomizer to me. Aubepine Acacia was available in the 250ml flacon around 10 years ago. As a leather atomizer, it is probably a limited release edition anywhere...
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    Guerlain Bottle Age

    I was wondering what the age of this style of bottle is. This is a bottle of l'Heure Bleue EDT, but I am aware Jicky and others came in it.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    l'Heure Bleue vintage cologne
    https://img1.etsystatic.com/016/0/6289857/il_570xN.451611743_9ncf.jpg
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    Re: Atkinsons Fragrance

    I liked the old Atkinson's Lavender, but I am not sure it is the same company. I have tried some of the newer edps and was not impressed.
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    Re: Ever hear of dumpster diving?

    I believe it is a favored pastime of the bums that live in the park near me.
  24. Re: What is the real story with "vintage" fragrances?

    I find the top notes, especially citrus and florals, tend to burn off, but that is unfortunately the nature of the beast. Most of us vintage enthusiasts like older perfumes because they employed...
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    Re: Recommendations for Cypress

    The best cypresses I can think of are Creed Cypres Musc and Crown Perfumery Buckingham--both sadly discontinued though you can still get Anglia Duncan, which is somewhat faithful to the Crown...
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    Re: Shalimar Concentrations?

    Any idea on the age of this one? I can't tell because there is no date code.

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTYwMFgxMDY1/z/aX8AAOSw34FVFvL8/$_57.JPG...
  27. Re: ? - Freshest Sandalwood [since Sandalwood (Floris) is no more] - ?

    While I cannot say it is "fresh," Villoresi Sandalo is probably the best existing Sandalwood now.
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    Re: What are some 'must have' old school frags?

    vintage Old Spice
    Polo Crest
    Van Clef & Arpels pour Homme
    Roger & Gallet Extra Vieille (really old school--released in 1806)
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    Re: Favorite Tea Fragrance?

    I like CB I Hate Perfume Tea/Rose because it uses a dark, black tea with fine quality Moroccan Rose absolute rather than the thin, soapy green teas de jure.
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    Re: What tobacco fragrances for summer?

    Alt Innsbruck (tobacco + menthol)
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    Shalimar Concentrations?

    I am planning a Shalimar purchase sometime in the future and was wondering if you guys had advice on which concentration to get. I have a sample of the current EdT and think it is pretty good. I know...
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    Shalimar Concentrations

    I am planning a Shalimar purchase sometime in the future and was wondering if you guys had advice on which concentration to get. I have a sample of the current EdT and think it is pretty good. I know...
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    Re: Vintage l'Heure Bleue

    There are still some around since the deodorant sprays were never very popular so I understand (everyone wants the super-concentrated parfums and parfum extraits apparently).
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    Vintage l'Heure Bleue

    Just picked got a l'Heure Bleue deodorant spray for a few dollars. 8 digit date code starting with V, so made in 1978. It reminds me of the vintage PdT in EdC concentration.

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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

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  36. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    Looks like it's working now.
  37. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    I hope so too. The free shipping with no minimum purchase amount made many products very affordable. They're also probably getting slammed with shipping after people found out you can get a free...
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    Re: Vintage Habit Rouge EdC?

    Now I just need to score some Jicky EdC and l'Heure Bleue EdC!
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    Re: Not a single creed failed to impress me so far

    Of the list you posted, the only really good one is Bois du Portugal, but you have to like woody, oriental fragrances. Please try some of the harder to find Creeds like Royal Scottish Lavender, Royal...
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    Re: Vintage Habit Rouge EdC?

    Glad to have snagged it for around $30 a few years ago. It seems less powdery than the current EdT.
  41. Re: My Shoprunner does not work on Frag Net anymore

    I asked Fragrancenet, and they said it was temporarily unavailable because they are updating inventory. They say it will be back up after that.
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    Re: Vintage Habit Rouge EdC?

    The HR starts with a Y, so it must be 1984.
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    Re: Vintage Habit Rouge EdC?

    Here is the Vetiver EdC I have. Is it of a similar age?

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    Vintage Habit Rouge EdC?

    I have this bottle of HR EdC. Looks like a tester, but I was wondering what age it is? I suspect 90s or early 2000s.

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    Re: Favourite Maurice Roucel fragrance?

    Iris Silver Mist and Helmut Lang Eau de Cologne
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    Re: Best scent under $35

    Dunhill for Men 1934
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Windsor is a good fragrance no doubt, but it only has all the wonderful things like lime, rum, etc. for the first 30 seconds and then becomes a heady white floral (they probably used the left over...
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    Re: Need rose suggestions.

    My favorite roses are:

    Washington Tremlett Black Tie (discontinued): perfectly clean, but not feminine rose, geranium, saffron with a light wood and musk base
    Villoresi Musk: even though a musk,...
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    It could also be a number of women's fragrances with vanilla drydowns like Vanisia and Empress Eugenia. That seller sound like a weirdo.
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    Re: Classic vibe men's scent

    Haven't tried any of the Lalique fragrances as far as I can remember. For a staunchly classic, conservative mens fragrance, I would go with RL Safari, Penhaligons Sartorial, Brooks Brothers for Men,...
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    Re: L'Aigle de la Victoire Rance 1795

    I have not tried this one, but I can say that I dislike most of the Rance line. They present their perfumes as authentic fragrances associated directly with Napoleon and in bottles you might believe....
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    Re: Clean vetiver fragrance

    I like Guerlain Vetiver in eau de cologne concentration.
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    Re: Top Spring frags

    For spring, I prefer clean fougeres, lavender, and citrus. I will wear Eau de Guerlain, PDN Haute Provence, Arome 3, Crown Perfumery Town & Country and Eau de Quinine, and Caldey Island Lavender to...
  54. Re: Strange limited Guerlain Habit Rouge - Does anybody know more about this?

    I would guess it is from around 2010 because Derby was released in a similar bottle in 2012.
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    Re: Dunhill for Men 1934

    It is hard to compare it to any well-known fragrances. It is softer and more sophisticated than Atienne Aigner no. 2. It is perhaps most similar to the long-lost, soapy French perfume Rigaud Eau de...
  56. Thread: Bay Rum

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    Re: Bay Rum

    My favorite is St. John's though many cheaper versions are pretty good as well. Don't be taken in by $100 bay rums like GF Trumper and the like--but please be taken in by something like Creed Vetiver...
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    Re: Dunhill for Men 1934

    I think you're doing yourself a real disservice by not at least trying the current (well, sort of as Dunhill for Men 1934 was discontinued a few years ago) formulation instead of chasing down a...
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    Re: Citrus frags with good longevity

    Pure citrus tends not to have much longevity given the nature of the oil, but you could try:

    Aeroplane by Detaille
    Penhaligon's Eau de Verveine
    Eau Sauvage, vintage if possible
    Czech & Speake...
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    Re: 3 Fragrances you love by the same perfumer?

    Lorenzo Villoresi: Musk, Acqua di Colonia, and Sandalo.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    Lorenzo Villoresi Musk
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    Re: Modern Eau de Cologne with unusual twist???

    Of course traditional eau de colognes don't have much of a base generally. However, I would try Eau de Guerlain, MPG Pour le Jeune Homme, Aeroplaine by Detaille, and perhaps d'Orsay Etiquette Bleue....
  62. Re: Creed Spring Flower and Sublime Vanille, and other Creed femmes

    Jasmal
    Irisia
    Both of the Bulgarian rose fragrances
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    Re: Dunhill for Men 1934

    Strong buy. Make sure to get the conical bottle with yellow juice (can be had for $30-$40 sometimes). Dunhill Edition comes in an identical bottle, but it is frosted and the juice is green (Edition...
  64. Thread: Orange, but...

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    Re: Orange, but...

    Hermes Eau d'Orange Verte: a darker orange with some brisk herbs and oakmoss
    Creed Orange Spice: a big, musky, animalic orange with nutmeg, clove, and other spices
    DR Harris Traditional Cologne:...
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    Re: Cytrusy refreshner for hot weather

    I must if course push Villoresi Acqua di Colonia, Acqua di Parma Colonia, Eau de Guerlin, Hermes Orange Verte, CS Neroli, and Cologne Sologne. For something a bit snappier, Creed Bois de Cedrat, DR...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    got Apres l'ondee on special from fragrancenet for about $60!
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    Re: Let's Talk Musk ....

    Molinard Musc
  68. Re: Aromatic Citrus or Fougere Fragrance Suggestion

    Can't forget Aeroplane by Detaille--very similar to vintage Eau Sauvage. The original Fougere Royale is simple, snappy, fougere of lavender, tonka, geranium, musk, and a bit citrus. The current FR...
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    Re: Creed Bois de Cedrat

    Not a bad woody cedrat eau de cologne. I would check out Guerlain Eau de Fleurs de Cedrat as well because it is very similar and quite less expensive.
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    Re: Tell me about Dunhill fragrances

    Many of the more modern Dunhills are garbage, but 1934 is a gem and Edition is pretty good.
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    Re: Any frangrances with lily (muguet) for men?

    Equipage has a lily note as well as the long-lost Crown Perfumery Sandringham.
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    Re: Duke of Windsor with a vintage CREED bottle?

    When was the picture take? The 1960s I would guess giving the deposed king's appearance. The other bottle appears to be some Truefitt and Hill product, possibly hair creme.
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    Re: Duke of Windsor with a vintage CREED bottle?

    The bottle is 1940s-1950s Rigaud Eau de Kananga. I have the same bottle. Rigaud stopped making fragrances around 1951.
  74. Re: Good Sandalwood versus Bad Sandalwood ? Your Views Please !

    Good: Creed Bois de Santal, Villoresi Sandalo
    Bad: Floris Sandalwood (new)
  75. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Creed Cypres Musc
  76. Re: Creed Cuir De Russie and Royal English Leather

    You could always go with vintage Kolnisch Jutchen if you can find it.
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    Re: cologne for the Caribbean

    I favor St. John's Bay Rum and CS Cuba.
  78. Re: Layering Vintage With Current Version / Eau Sauvage

    Sounds like a wasteful dilution of the vintage juice. You should seek out Aeroplane by Detaille, which is nearly identical to vintage Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 30th January 2015

    Crown Perfumery Eau de Quinine
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    Re: Name that creed!

    Unlikely any NM counters have vintage Tabamore on hand. So, probably Bois de Portugal as it is the only readily available Creed matching your descriptions (others like Ambre Canelle and Orange Spice...
  81. Re: Creed Cuir De Russie and Royal English Leather

    Aside from a high quality leather note, there is not much alike between these scents. REL is a clean, soapy English saddle leather on top of a base of ambergris and soft powder. CdR is a denser...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29th January 2015

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  83. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - something similar ??

    Xerjoff Kobe (though quite expensive), CS Neroli, or Cologne Sologne
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26th January 2015

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  85. Re: Lutens Iris Silver Mist - the Holy Grail for the Wealthy Only?

    I recall buying when it was about $270--still high. But I think it is worth it. I don't like many SL fragrances, but ISM and MKK are exceptions.
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    Re: Crown Park Royal

    Anyone?
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24th January 2015

    Angelique Encens
  88. Thread: Caraceni 1913

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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    Excellent...the end of January approaches...
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    Crown Park Royal

    I was wondering if anyone had tried both the old Crown Perfumery Park Royal and the newer Anglia version. If so, is there much difference between the two?
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    Re: Light, Airy Masculine Floral

    Acqua di Parma Colonia or Penhaligons Castile
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    Re: Help Finding a warm Weather Fragrance

    I live in the IE, but go to grad school in the OC...hopefully, that counts. Most nerolis will do well. If you like Creed, try Neroli Sauvage, Citrus Bigarrade, or even Green Irish Tweed.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 23rd January 2015

    Creed Cypres Musc
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    Re: Your top lavender fragrances

    Patou pour Homme Prive
    d'Orsay Arome 3
    Royal Scottish Lavender
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum... REFORMULATED!

    If in doubt, seek out Aeroplane by Detaille. It virtually the same as 1960s Eau Sauvage.
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    Re: Your favorite Sandalwood frag?

    Creed Bois de Santal
    Villoresi Sandalo
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    Re: Acqua di Parma - Acqua di Russie (1950)?!

    Not trying to resurrect a dead thread, but this interested me. Based on "Russian" water styles from the time, this is probably a leathery citrus fragrance that is possibly a little powdery though...
  97. Thread: Acqua di Parma

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    Re: Acqua di Parma

    The original colonia is one of the last true citric/floral eau de colognes of yesteryear still available.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Crown Perfumery Park Royal
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    Re: Which house has the best quality ingredients?

    Considering mainstream houses in their current form, I would say Chanel and Guerlain. Creed once used world-class ingredients, but that is no more. Parfums de Nicolai is also a notable mention.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    Creed Orange Spice
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