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    Re: Soap battle

    Castile.
  2. Re: Random ! TdH edt or Eau Savauge 2017

    It's a matter of style. Which suits you better: Modern, or Classic?

    TdH smells modern. And it's excellent.
    Eau Sauvage smells classic. And it's excellent.

    For me, the answer is Terre...
  3. Re: Terre D'Hermès parfum: four seasons or not.

    It's an all year round scent for me, but summers aren't humid where I live, so I can't say how it works in a humid heat.

    I wore it today. Temps were in the mid 80s (F) and humidity was in the low...
  4. Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    Curve
    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT
    CK One
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    Re: Guilty Pleasures

    I can't remember if I mentioned this here in the forum already, but... here goes. I was on a first date with a woman who was really into niche perfume. We were rattling off lists of favorites that...
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    Re: Guilty Pleasures

    I've said it before and I'll say it again:

    Curve

    CK One

    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT

    I'm more than happy to list them among my all time favorite scents. Even if they were only sold at full price,...
  7. Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Castile
    1725
    Royal Oud
    Terre d'Hermes Parfum
    Hanae Mori H.M. EDT
  8. Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I like Green Irish Tweed. The smell of the scent in the air is so good. I like it a lot, but...

    ...that base...

    I'm all 'bout that base, 'bout that base, no treble.
    I'm all 'bout that base,...
  9. Re: Rank the best Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrances

    I agree. Cologne Pour Le Soir deserves more attention. It's excellent. I also like Absolu Pour Le Soir, but whoaaaa... it's a beast, and it's not something I can pull off.
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    Re: Purple Label

    Yeah, Purple Label is a really nice scent, but it isn't what I'd expect from the line of clothing it's named after. The scent is more everyday casual, but without being common, which is quite a nice...
  11. Re: Something more long lasting than Tom Ford Noir d noir

    How close is the Armaf to NdN?

    I ask because I don't mind good clones at all, but their Aventus clone (Club De Nuit Intense Man) doesn't even come close to the real thing. The base of CDNI is...
  12. Re: Which cologne best epitomizes the phrase....

    Are you actually asking which bad scent somebody should have to put up with thanks to the other times when you might not smell bad? ...because that's what that "if you don't love me at my worst"...
  13. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    I wore TdH Parfum today and enjoyed it very much. It's outstanding.

    My bottle is starting to run low, so picked up a few samples of the...
  14. Re: Something more long lasting than Tom Ford Noir d noir

    Longer lasting? Wow. Noir De Noir is a beast on my skin. 3 sprays are enough that I'll still smell it on me the next morning. The projection isn't monstrous - I wouldn't say it's a room filler,...
  15. Re: What frags have you got rid of, only to reacquire sometime later?

    CK One

    I got a small bottle of CK One as a gift roughly 20 years ago. I wasn't into fragrances back then. I don't remember if I ever wore it. I also don't remember getting rid of it, but I must...
  16. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    Castile: Day 5 of 5.

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.4564.jpg

    As much as I've enjoyed this week, I'll be glad to get back to some variety.
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    Re: Most worn: May 2019

    I just finished the Scent Of The Week challenge, and that bumped up my total for Castile a bit, but even without that, I'd been wearing it a lot again this month.





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  18. Re: Bigarade Concentree vs other Ellena Hermes Citruses?

    Oh, great... now I'm going to always see it that way too. :laugh:

    Definitely try it if you get the chance. I find it to be quite compelling... but like I said, I can't figure out if I love it...
  19. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    Castile - Day 4 of 5.
  20. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    Day 3 of 5 for Castile. I haven't been switching to a different SOTE either. I'm sticking with Castile and nothing else until Friday.
  21. Re: Bigarade Concentree vs other Ellena Hermes Citruses?

    I agree.

    I sampled it last year and was left feeling confused by the cumin - and the hay. I couldn't figure out if I love the stuff or if I hate it. I need to try it again with a bigger sample...
  22. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    Castile ...day #2 of 5.
  23. Re: Recommendations for HOT weather frags? Non-typical citrus..

    What part of Texas are we talking about? I used to live in Houston and Dallas. They're two totally different climates.

    In the humid parts of Texas, it's challenging... because it's so hot and...
  24. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    As promised, I'm all in on this one. Castile will be my SOTD & SOTE through Friday.

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.4564.jpg

    I've been wearing it an average of once every three days...
  25. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Petit Matin, by MFK

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.40817.jpg

    Why the heck don't I wear this more often?!?!? It's outstanding.
  26. Re: Creed Recommendations for "Freshness"

    +1 for Royal Water.
  27. Re: SOTW: Scent of the Week. For those BRAVE souls among us:)

    Oh, what the heck. I'm in! :thumbsup:

    Starting tomorrow, I'll go 5 in a row with Castile. I've already worn it 10 times this month. I love the stuff!
    ...
  28. Re: Help Me Choose A Fragrance for the Opera

    From your list: Bois Du Portugal.

    From my wardrobe, I'd pick 1725 Casanova or Royal Oud.
  29. Re: You are being forced to cut down to five scents / five occasions

    I think so too. Another reason why I enjoy these threads is that they give a snapshot of each person's style. I think that's great. :beer:
  30. Re: You are being forced to cut down to five scents / five occasions

    For me, this is easy.

    1. Penhaligon's Castile - Anytime, anywhere. Work. Dates. Casual. Formal. This one can do it all because there's never a wrong time to smell clean, but don't let the...
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    Re: Easy Peasy...

    100,000,000% THIS.

    I'm not saying Burberry Touch is bad. I don't enjoy it, but if somebody else, does, that's great, But it's not primarily a citrus fragrance, and to me, it's not light and...
  32. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Petit Matin is marvelous.

    This is a perfect example of why I like to keep my wardrobe to around 50 bottles. I own more great stuff than I have...
  33. Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    +1 for every friggin' word of that. :thumbsup:

    For me, Royal Oud is a phenomenal fragrance that uses ingredients that compliment sandalwood well. 1725 by Histoires De Parfums does too. On first...
  34. Re: Is Fierce Intense by A&F worth the money?

    THIS.



    I don't know if they still do it, but there's a Scotch & Soda store in the mall near where I live, and holy crap, they must be flooding their ventilation system with whatever their store...
  35. Re: Rose fans, have you tried Much Ado About The Duke by Penhaligon's?

    I have that problem too. When the cumin stays in check, Rose 31 is one of my all time favorite scents. But there are other times when the cumin really booms out, and I regret wearing it. I had a...
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    Re: BR540 edp batches?

    THIS.

    Francis Kurkdjian has explained in interviews that he challenged himself to use only synthetic ingredients when he made BR540 (though he mentioned that he did end up adding a touch of...
  37. Re: Rose fans, have you tried Much Ado About The Duke by Penhaligon's?

    It's so funny you should say that. You're probably right. I got my sample at least 2 years ago. I loved it, and yet, I didn't keep wearing it enough to finish the sample. I dug it out earlier...
  38. Rose fans, have you tried Much Ado About The Duke by Penhaligon's?

    I sampled this one earlier today. Er... yesterday. It reminded me of Rose 31, minus the cumin, and perhaps with creamy wood similar to something else I've smelled by Penhaligon's... perhaps...
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    Re: Farewell to Rive Gauche

    This is the truth.

    Part of the problem is that customer service jobs are usually entry level, and they're not well informed. Even people in middle management can be uninformed. And at the...
  40. Re: Abercrombie & Fitch Fierce - which bottles 48% ISO E Super

    I hope you understand that 48% Iso E Super means before being diluted in alcohol to make the scent EDT strength... meaning... the real number is more like 4.8 to 5% total. Since that number is so...
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    Re: Farewell to Rive Gauche

    Sadly, I bet Y sells better, and it's probably cheaper to produce. I've never even seen Rive Gauche stocked in stores.
  42. Poll: Re: Do You Prefer Casual Or Formal Fragrances, Why?

    This.
  43. Re: Which fragrances remind you of cold mountain air?

    Here's an oddball pick for sure... but... y'know what always smells cold to me? MFK, Masculin Pluriel. I'm amazed they don't list mint in the notes, because I get a big dose of minty lavender.
  44. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Sometimes I forget just how good this stuff is. I've worn it since it was released back in the 90s, and for most of those years, until I discovered this forum, it was my daily wear. I think I took...
  45. Re: Xerjoff Nio - Completely Addicted

    I don't get that at all.



    +1
  46. Re: Playful casual floral for older men

    Another Amouage that could be good is Silver Cologne, though it might not be playful enough? I think it could go either way, dressed up or casual, especially for an older gent.
  47. Re: A response from Creed re complaint about batch inconsistencies

    No.

    They get a lot of negativity because they lie. Come on now. Their house does not date back to the time of the dinosaurs no matter how hard they try to preach it. They get a lot of...
  48. Re: Playful casual floral for older men

    CK One.

    Seriously. When was the last time you tried it? You might be pleasantly surprised. I sure was. Playful, casual, floral. Yep.
  49. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Royal Oud is crazy good, especially on a day like today. It's in the 80s here, with crystal clear blue skies and VERY low humidity.
  50. Re: A response from Creed re complaint about batch inconsistencies

    If they start with a lie, it's hard to believe - or even care about - any of the rest.

    40% naturals? Not even close.

    Here's a quote from an old thread about Aventus:



    That's what I hate...
  51. Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    Royal Oud is my favorite Creed, by far. If you like the woody aspects of Bois Du Portugal, I'd definitely recommend Royal Oud. They don't smell similar, so there's little overlap.


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  52. Re: Please recommend me some woody frags with less sweet for warm seasons

    +1 for the comment by Bigserver1.

    Royal Oud is my favorite woody scent for summer - but I can only say that it wears really well in a dry heat. I've never tried wearing it in a humid summer. I'm...
  53. Re: Personality contradicts Characters of fragrances

    There's no right or wrong answer. Some people choose fragrances (and clothes) that fit their personality and their style. Other people just wear whatever they like and that's good enough for them. ...
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    Re: Bergamote Soleil

    My bottle is from 2016, which is when the scent was released. I get excellent performance from it, but I do remember feeling like it didn't last the first few times I wore it. I don't know why...
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    Re: BOY Chanel

    You're welcome! :beer:

    I'm really impressed with this stuff. The opening threw me for a bit of a loop because it starts out with a sort of classic smell, and that style doesn't appeal to me. But...
  56. Re: Xerjoff Nio - Completely Addicted

    Such as?

    I ask because part of what makes Nio so special is that it's such a rich and long lasting citrus, which is a rare quality since citrus notes are generally fleeting, and because so many...
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    Re: Bergamote Soleil

    Fragonard Grand Luxe is quite good, but it's more of a zippy eau de cologne style than something like Bergamote Soleil. Fragonard Grand Luxe is closer to Xerjoff 1861 Renaissance. Bergamote Soleil...
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    Re: BOY Chanel

    I find Chanel's Les Exclusifs line to be fascinating. The line seems to be cut in half. On one side, there are bold fragrances like Sycomore and Coromandel. Amazing stuff. And on the other side...
  59. Re: Why do reviewers stick their nose against scents?

    You're evaluating fragrances based on paper that was sprayed a week before you receive it? Standard mail isn't exactly fast, especially when you live in a rural community, not to mention the lag for...
  60. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    I wrote my thoughts about it in the Boy Chanel thread. I'm so impressed!
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    Re: BOY Chanel

    I got a sample of this one and I'm wearing it today for the first time.

    Wow! I'm blown away by how good it is. In terms of how it wears (not how it smells), it reminds me a lot of another from...
  62. Re: Why do reviewers stick their nose against scents?

    Only you get to decide what matters to you. I'm amazed by how many people don't care if a scent smells nasty, harsh, scratchy or downright chemical when smelled up close... but hey, if they don't...
  63. Re: Why do reviewers stick their nose against scents?

    How about 5 to 10 hours after? The base of a fragrance is harder to smell in the air because it often projects into the air less than the top & heart. This is especially true immediately after a...
  64. Re: Why do reviewers stick their nose against scents?

    You've never had a date lay their head on your chest, where you sprayed? You don't care how that smells up close? You've never danced with someone? When a woman has her head against the side of my...
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    Re: The "oud" in Royal Oud

    I own two bottles, both from 2011: C4311T01 and S4311X01.

    I do smell something in Royal Oud during the first hour or so that I believe is oud, but it's certainly not dominant. It's more of a dry...
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    Re: Expensive disaster!

    Aw, man, that sucks. Glad to hear they're replacing it though!

    I've had three accidents, all of which were entirely my fault. One of them was me being downright stuuupid.

    I dropped a sample...
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    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Have you tried Royal Oud? I feel like it's a modern spin on the woody aspects of Bois Du Portugal. BdP is fantastic... but I don't enjoy wearing it. It smells too vintage for my tastes.

    Royal...
  68. Re: The late dry down is what separates Creed and MFK from a lot of other houses...

    I think you've misunderstood.

    Every fragrance in your wardrobe is highly synthetic.
    Every fragrance in MY wardrobe is highly synthetic.
    Every fragrance in the OP's wardrobe is highly synthetic....
  69. Re: The late dry down is what separates Creed and MFK from a lot of other houses...

    You're right. It's called Top Loading, meaning, the perfumer blew the majority of his or her budget on the top notes & the base is either an afterthought, or the base is mostly just fixatives...
  70. Re: The late dry down is what separates Creed and MFK from a lot of other houses...

    Absolutely. I care much more about the base of a scent than I care about the top notes. Sure, I enjoy top notes, but the opening phase lasts, what, an hour if you're lucky? The base stays with you...
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    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

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    Castile by Penhaligon's
    10 wears





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    Re: Elysium cologne

    Does Elysium Cologne smell like Hacivat? Yikes. I don't get the hype around Hacivat. It smells harsh once those top notes fade. They list oakmoss, which we all know they're not actually using. ...
  73. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Lumiere Noire is seriously good. Ridiculously good. It's mostly rose & patchouli, but the rose supports the blend to an extent that I feel it...
  74. Re: What readily-available colognes under $100 fit this description?

    +1 for Mugler Cologne.

    I'd recommend against any of the fake wood stuff like Bleu De Chanel (even though Bleu is well made) because, in the summer heat, that stuff gets way too heavy - more so...
  75. Re: Interlude man is Tuscan Leather?

    I own both. They're more different than they are similar.

    I could understand if you were talking about Tuscan Leather and Godolphin... but Tuscan Leather and Interlude Man? Even just a sniff of...
  76. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.276.jpg

    It's almost silly how good CK One is, even after all these years. I should wear it more often.
  77. Re: Just curious. What % of Your Wardrobe did you Rate 5 Stars?

    I sample before I buy and I only buy what I love, so I'd rate at least 80% of what's listed in my wardrobe 5 stars. And the rest? They're probably purchases earlier in my fragrance journey that I...
  78. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water vs Xerjoff Uden

    Virgin Island Water, without a shadow of a doubt.

    I wish more houses would use whatever blend of musks Creed is using in VIW, because it's magical. The whole scent smells wonderful from start to...
  79. Re: Interlude man is Tuscan Leather?

    Repeat after me:

    My wife has great taste and I am a lucky man.
    My wife has great taste and I am a lucky man.
    My wife has great taste and I am a lucky man.

    :beer:
  80. Re: Interlude man is Tuscan Leather?

    Does she like it?

    I'm always curious about what kind of feedback people get with Interlude. I'm a big fan, but I tend to avoid wearing it when I'll be doing social stuff - partly because I have...
  81. Re: Interlude man is Tuscan Leather?

    The real challenge for the OP is that he doesn't seem to be familiar with either scent, so he has no point of reference for knowing if the decant is Interlude, Tuscan Leather, or something else...
  82. Re: Aventus is to pineapples as...

    ...as Bvlgari Black is to rubber. It's great!



    I concur! Pomelo Paradis is excellent. It's easily my favorite from Atelier Cologne. For me, it has enough heft to be worn year round, mostly...
  83. Re: What would you buy(Fragrance) if Drake gave you a 10 piece dog to blow it at the mall

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  84. Re: What would you buy(Fragrance) if Drake gave you a 10 piece dog to blow it at the mall

    ...not necessarily for the dog.

    ...actually, especially for the dog.

    ...and speaking of which... or not...

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.43287.jpg

    Way to go, Teresa! ..or not?
  85. Have any of you compared Silver Mountain Water to Magia by Bois 1920?

    I pulled out my sample of Bois 1920, Magia, tonight and I'm impressed. I don't have any SMW to compare it to, but the two seem remarkably similar - at least, at the opening. Magia seems to settle...
  86. Re: What would you buy(Fragrance) if Drake gave you a 10 piece dog to blow it at the mall

    ...???!!!

    :huh:
  87. Re: What would you buy(Fragrance) if Drake gave you a 10 piece dog to blow it at the mall

    A ten piece dog?

    HHhmmm... head, neck, torso, tail, 4 legs (with feet). I'm missing a few pieces, I think. Ears. 2 of those & we've got ten pieces. I didn't know dogs come disassembled.
    ...
  88. Re: there is nothing I want to smell for an entire day

    Yeah, I know that feeling well. It took me a while to really figure out my tastes, but the journey has been a lot of fun and I learned a lot along the way. I love learning new things, so that was a...
  89. Re: Hot weather citrus/floral with an alluring base (creamy sandalwood? Silky clean musk?) ...?

    Summer is on the way and I was thinking about this old thread, so I figured I'd post an update.





    This was a huge massive mega-winner for me! It isn't exactly what I'm looking for here (I...
  90. Poll: Re: How long does your bottle last?

    This poll needs an option for 10+ Years. It probably needs an option for "A Lifetime."

    I've been wearing Castile once every three days through 2018 and so far in 2019. LOVE the stuff! That's...
  91. Re: Best minty citrus niche frag?

    Aqua Celestia!

    Lime, mint & mimosa... but the mint is not mint candy. It smells like real fresh mint, and it's marvelous.
  92. Re: The inevitable: I need a few fragrances for the boyfriend

    Welcome!

    I'm going to go a different route with my advice, but I hope it's helpful.

    Go to the grocery store or amazon, etc, and buy tiny ziplock bags. The kind I bought were called Snack Bags....
  93. Re: 2010's: Decade of Ambroxide. Who actually used it best?

    Holy moly... what a great example! I love the stuff, yet I forgot it uses ambroxan. Petit Matin is a perfect example of a scent so well blended that it can be hard to pick apart if you're not...
  94. Re: So I think I have a problem ...

    Whatever you enjoy more is better.

    Some of my all time favorites are niche. Some are designer, and some are downright cheapies. And I love 'em all. The trick is to follow your own nose instead...
  95. Re: 2010's: Decade of Ambroxide. Who actually used it best?

    It's also in Acqua di Parma Colonia Oud - but - it's in even more scents that have nothing to do with oud. Dylan Blue, Nuit d'Issey, Aqva Atlantiqve.

    If I'm not mistaken, Bleu de Chanel was the...
  96. Re: 2010's: Decade of Ambroxide. Who actually used it best?

    I'm 99% sure you're thinking of a synthetic sandalwood, not norlimbanol. I haven't smelled Beach Hut, but YSL's L'homme Ultime isn't using much, if any, norlimbanol. I do know the smell you're...
  97. Re: 2010's: Decade of Ambroxan. Who actually used it best?

    I don't know that one. I smelled it once in a store, but I can't remember anything about it.
  98. Re: 2010's: Decade of Ambroxan. Who actually used it best?

    That's another nolimbanol scent, not ambroxan. Bond lists it as cedarwood in the notes. Norlimbanol can be a tough ingredient to spot until you've either smelled it on its own or you've smelled...
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    Re: Sweet with Patchouli Base

    My favorite is Lumiere Noire. It's basically patch, rose, artemisia & cinnamon.
  100. Re: Atelier Cologne Grand Neroli vs Cedrat Envirant

    Grand Neroli.

    I like Atelier Cologne, but they're a house I'd never recommend blind buying from.

    Atelier Cologne fragrances tend to be composed of a top and a base, and that's it. I don't mean...
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