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  1. Re: The Cap And Why, Caps That Would Have Been Better Otherwise?

    Crap caps :
    Boucheron Jaipur - looks cheap and nasty; one of these days I'm going to break the cap getting it off the bottle.
    Current /recent Penhaligon's regular line - flimsy and break...
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    Re: Your 3 Favorite Niche Houses

    Papillon
    Andy Tauer
    Comme des Garcons
  3. Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Monday morning : ELdO Je Suis Un Homme - citrus leather, good longevity, subtle presence. Reminiscent of Bel Ami.

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26127052-2403.jpg
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    Re: Masculine Hazelnut fragrance?

    Don't know about Dress Code, but Habit Rouge L'Eau certainly has a fleeting hazelnut note. Sometimes I get it, sometimes I don't.
  5. Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Guerlain Vetiver . Been sailing today. The avatar is appropriate, but the weather was rather different.

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    Re: Refined Citrus Leathers

    Hermes Bel Ami
  7. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Jacomo de Jacomo is the gothic smoky dry fougere clovefest

    ETA : Hyde weaves between being very birch tar and something softer. The to and fro is interesting. If he likes Lonestar Memories, he...
  8. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Hiram Green Hyde
    Papillon Anubis
    CdG Black
  9. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    SOTD : L'Occitane Eau des Baux; teaching a day of workshops (EdB stick deo only, so not too heavy)
    SOTE : Prada Infusion d'Iris EdP; post-workshop performance (hums along in the background,...
  10. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    +1 TF Noir Anthracite
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Tauer Lonestar Memories
    Jacomo de Jacomo
  11. Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    SOTD : L'Occitane Eau des Baux; teaching a day of workshops (approachable, friendly; EdB stick deo only)
    SOTE : Prada Infusion d'Iris EdP; evening performance (hums along in the background,...
  12. Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Great choice !
  13. Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th October, 2019

    SOTD : Tom Daxon Riven Oak
    SOTE : Odin 07 Tanoke
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Going for woods/oak note now with Tom Daxon Riven Oak.
    Expect to move on to Odin 07 Tanoke later - frankincense, woods and orange, for that cathedral + wood vibe.
  15. Re: Which two non-niche affordable fragrances would you add to bring my collection to six?

    +1 Guerlain Vetiver - citrus, vetiver, tobacco
    +1 Aramis Havana - tobacco, leather
    +1 Bottega Veneta pH EdT (I want to like this, but it doesn't work too well for me up north - the notes might...
  16. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Boucheron Jaipur pH EdT.
  17. Re: A 'Christmas' Scent - Christingle, or: a candlelit orange.

    What comes to mind is Roger & Gallet's Bois d'Orange soap, though it's woody not clovey. There is/was also a cologne strength frag in this range, but the R&G soaps are more fragranced than the frags...
  18. Re: Ralph Lauren Polo: Old vs New or Alternatives?

    I haven't worn/owned (vintage) Polo since the mid-90s, but I have a strong olfactory memory of it. That memory may be inexact re finer details.
    However, last week I sampled current Polo on skin,...
  19. Re: Best purchase you made in last 6 months?

    Not bought much in the last 6 months, so 'best' may also be 'only' :
    Aramis Tuscany : fills a wardrobe gap for a spring/autumn public-facing frag. Think it could also become one of my summer daily...
  20. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Aramis Tuscany : classic, fougere, pleasant for others to smell and not overpowering (working with people later).
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Aramis : Tuscany , classic autumnal fougere.

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26121617.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Thank you, hednic !
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Top post, ClockworkAlice, very informative - gives us plenty of scope. Thanks !
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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Back-up of Guerlain Vetiver silver top. I personally prefer this version to current. Searched ebay again, encouraged by Ifti's recent find, and was lucky this time.
    ...
  25. Re: Fragrances in your collection with similar scents.

    On a continuum of orientalish comfort/bonhomie/happiness, and mostly worn at night : Etro Shaal Nur - Boucheron Jaipur pH EdP - Guerlain L'Heure Bleue EdP
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    Etro Gomma
    Knize Ten
    Hermes Bel Ami
    Hiram Green Hyde
    Papillon Anubis
    Tauer Lonestar Memories
    Hermes Equipage
  27. Re: A Niche snob looking for winter fragrances for everyday use

    +1 Papillon Anubis
    Tauer Lonestar Memories, +1 LADDM or ACDD
    Mona di Orio Cuir
    Odin 07 Tanoke
    Robert Piguet Casbah

    Designer : Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver (because even if not niche, it might suit)
  28. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    A kind of fern, found in upland areas : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bracken

    ETA : Last night's frag was Etro Shaal Nur, a radiant, citrus incense. For me it has a similar 'comfort/happiness...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    25 bottles, most of which are 30-75ml; all but one or two in regular use. And approx 80 samples or small decants.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    SOTM : Puig Quorum (again, comparing current with vintage) samples
    SOTA : Caron Yatagan
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    Re: Week 41: SOTW

    An excellent choice ! Especially for Mondays.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th October, 2019

    Because it's Monday : Gucci Guilty Absolute pH

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26151530-5657.jpg
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    Re: The ultimate niche fougere

    Rogue Perfumery : Fougere l'Aube. Radiant and intense. Vintage vibe.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    SOTE : sampling current and vintage Quorum, thanks to rum.
    Current is soapier and sweeter; vintage has a definite cedar note, and dry woodiness. Both have a citrus topnote (bergamot ?), getting...
  35. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Another unsuccessful attempt to avoid insomnia, this time with Prada Infusion D'Iris Eau de Parfum Absolue.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    SOTM : Prada Infusion d'Iris EdP (original), over Jacomo de Jacomo (yesterday's SOTD) + Infusion d'Iris Absolue (SOTN) - smoke and iris combo quite pleasing. Also not going to stink out a rash vest...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    SOTN : Prada Infusion d'Iris Eau de Parfum Absolue

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26133700-6949.jpg
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    Nah, it's called taking the piss.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    SOTD : Jacomo de Jacomo. Smoke, ash and spiced fougere. Very autumnal.

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    Re: Today I bought October 2019

    Jammy !
  41. Re: Does anyone else favor dank-vegetal scents for Fall like I do? ie, Fougeres and Lavenders

    Jacomo de Jacomo
    Aramis Tuscany
    Caron Yatagan
    Papillon Dryad
    Hermes Equipage

    You're right about vetiver. I suspect autumn is the time when Lalique's Encre Noire climbs the BN rankings.
  42. Re: Fragrances you feel wear just perfectly, longevity, sillage, projection...

    Hermes Equipage. Just perfect all-round. If it wears off by evening, either reapply or choose another scent for going out/staying in.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Having nothing by the house of Frederic Malle, I shall be semi-synching in Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver, by Jean-Claude Ellena who has created fragrances for Malle.
    Of course, that's just a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

    SOTD : Knize Ten
  45. Re: Interesting Scottish perfumer from 1965

    Thanks for sharing ! Never heard of him or his perfumes before. That's a fine Gaelic name and a west coast accent he has. I wonder what Highland Peat was like ?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Odin 07 Tanoke : woods and incense for a chilly morning.
    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26134209.jpg
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    Re: Favorite Halloween Fragrance?

    This year, will be choosing from (mostly samples):
    Etro Vetiver
    Unum LAVS
    Unum Io Non Ho Mani...
    Anatole Lebreton Grimoire
    Tauer Lonestar Memories
    Papillon Anubis
    Jacomo de Jacomo
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Just finished up a decant of Hermes Bel Ami

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Great choice for a Monday ! My SOTD also.

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  50. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Guerlain Vetiver as SOTM, for one last wearing before winter storage.
    Then Gucci Guilty Absolute. Because it's Monday.
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    Re: Your Most Worn September 2019

    More than 2 wearings in September. Definite shift to cooler weather frags, despite late return of summer temps. Also GGA for Monday mornings,and night time use of Shaal Nur and LHB in an attempt to...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    Back to cooler weather favourites, such as Penhaligon's Elixir

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  53. Re: Looking for a fragrance for a 20 yo, fragrancenet only.

    A 30ml bottle of Hermes Twilly : ginger, tuberose, sandalwood. Fun, young, but not immature.
    30ml of Bottega Veneta EdT (?) pour Femme : soft kid/suede, and jasmine, with a plum note. Sophisticated,...
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    Re: Newbie to Basenotes Blind Buys

    Because I'd like ENE to end up somewhere different, not back at EN.
  55. Synchronised Fridays thread in FFD

    The last post showing up on my screen is NCal Fragrance Reviewer's comment that he has plenty of choices for foxbins floriental Synch. Post 1350 on 25th September.
    No posts since then are visible,...
  56. Re: Boldest designer or mainstream scents - what are or were they?

    Gucci Guilty Absolute, obvs.
    +1 Dior Fahrenheit
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    Re: Newbie to Basenotes Blind Buys

    I'd say that Encre Noire is preferable to EN Extreme, which dries down to the same as EN pretty quickly.
    EN is wearable for daytime and evenings. Although it is dark, it has a weightlessness and...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Wearing Penhaligon's Levantium in honour of foxbins floriental day : their cheaper, less exclusive version of As Sawira.

    Top Notes
    Bergamot, Davana, Saffron, Absinthe
    Heart...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th September, 2019

    Friday Synch = florientals, so Penhaligon's Levantium fits the bill.

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    Poll: Re: How dirty do you get?

    I have never smelled or worn Kouros, or Dior Leather Oud. I know, I know.

    However, I discovered during the Rogue sample pass that I enjoy the use of civet and castoreum, and my collection -...
  61. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th September, 2019

    Hermes Bel Ami

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  62. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    KNize : Knize Ten

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  63. Re: What fragrances remind you of Christmas/Winter?

    CdG Zagorsk
    Fille En Aiguilles
    CdG Avignon
  64. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    Aramis Tuscany

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/st/26121617.jpg
  65. Re: Most frivolous or unjustified purchase you ever made?

    Back-up bottle of Etro Heliotrope. I like its oddness, but I don't like it quite that much.
    Compounded more recently by purchase of LT Piver Heliotrope - even if it was cheap, it was totally...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    SOTD : Etro Palais Jamais - late summer > SOTE : Etro Vetiver - autumnal.
    It's the Autumn Equinox tomorrow, but we are having a late summer heatwave.
  67. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Guerlain Vetiver : perfect for this return of warmer weather in September.

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  68. Re: Anyone else seeing a whole bunch of Chinese (?) character threads in the "General Fragrance" for

    And again in MFD.
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    Re: Fall/Winter Vanilla fragrance

    L'Occitane : Eau des Baux is the answer.

    As DiamondJoe says :
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance house

    Etro
    Hermes
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Gucci : Guilty Absolute pH

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  72. Re: What's on top of your wish-list right now?

    Wish list = fantasy purchase list

    Papillon Anubis and Tauer Lonestar Memories - more samples arriving soon

    If wishes were horses...
    Hiram Green Hyde
    All 4 Comme des Garcons x Monocle scents :...
  73. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    +1. 1980s for classic designer frags. And for cultural and social aspects
  74. Re: Brits, unusually warm still for September

    Up north, it's not been a warm summer, so I'm happy with 15-17C for another week or so.
    I brought out the early autumn rotation, and I'm not putting it away. But still wearing Etro Palais Jamais...
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    Guerlain Habit Rouge L'Eau. If I didn't care for the original, why did I blind buy the flanker ?
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home 2019

    Samples unwanted/mostly unused, looking for new homes. UK only. Post here and PM me.
    Sets of 4-ish only, please, so state your choices.

    Lolita Lempicka EdP 1ml
    Acqua di Parma Ginepro di Sardegna...
  77. Re: Comme des Garcons + Monocle Scent Four: Yoyogi

    Will be looking out for this one - the Monocle series is not usually carried by department stores here, so a trip to the big city may happen before the end of the year.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    SOTD (for Friday Synch) : ELdO Like This. Meh.
    SOTE : ELdO Fat Electrician
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    I also (re)bought samples of frags I would never buy as FBs, and which don't seem to come up as splits :
    Mona di Orio Cuir
    Tauer Lonestar Memories and Au Coeur du Desert
    Papillon Anubis
  80. Re: Pick One Fragrance Brought Back To Original Formulation?

    Armani Eau pour Homme
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Sampling ELdO's Like This, though I can't smell the pumpkin. Not keen on this. I can't ID the notes, and it manages to smell both too sweet and harsh.
    ...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Aramis Tuscany.
  83. Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Current favourites :
    Knize Ten
    Gucci Guilty Absolute
    Caron Yatagan
    Jacomo de Jacomo
    Etro Gomma
  84. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Penhaligon's Elixir : first wearing since spring, and from a new bottle.

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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Gourmand notes you might find in Trinidadian cuisine :
    coconut
    tamarind (Lalique White ?)
    cocoa (LIDG)
    Pumpkin (ELdO Like This)
    peppers (bell and hot)
    cucumber
    mango
    lemon, lime
    ginger
  86. Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Knize Ten
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    Re: What everyday frangrance?

    Guerlain Vetiver
    Aramis Tuscany
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Someone at a dance class wearing a basic (soliflore, perhaps from M&S) iris frag, or possibly it was body spray/lotion.
  89. Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Caron Yatagan

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26121723-9619.jpg
  90. Re: Versace Eros VS Eau de baux for casual everyday

    +1 on Eau des Baux
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    Boucheron Jaipur pH EdP : always brings a smile to my face.
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    Re: Dark

    Papillon Anubis
    Tauer Lonestar Memories
    Hiram Green Hyde
    Etro Vetiver
    Jacomo de Jacomo

    sheer, lightweight black
    Lalique Encre Noire
    CdG Black
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Taking a break this Friday, as I have never come across any of DSH's work.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Layering Etro Dianthus and Etro Gomma for a carnation and rose leather, with hints of Hermes Equipage.
  95. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Shaal Nur again. Still on my forearms this morning.
  96. Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th September, 2019

    SOTD : Jacomo de Jacomo.

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    Re: My Dog Likes My Cologne

    This. My friend has two new kittens. One was sniffing my wrist (Etro Palais Jamais, a green vetiver) and then started grooming me very forcefully. I don't know, either.
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    Re: The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne

    Etro Vetiver silver cap is a deeper, darker, rootier and less synthetic approach to Encre Noire - dark dark-brown vetiver with licorice notes. Has similarities with CdG Black in that respect....
  99. Re: Tauer Lonesome Rider - Discontinued

    I have a sample of this and did like it, but prefer Lonestar Memories - I'm unsubtle like that.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019

    SOTD : Etro Palais Jamais - liquid green vetiver and tea weirdness
    SOTE : ETro Vetiver - dark rooty vetiver with licorice notes
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