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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Black Aoud. This smells like the precursor to MFK's rose oud fragrances.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    A good one. I've been keeping my eye out for a deal.
  3. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    I don't see why they won't keep growing until another large recession hits, and then all the people who are in it just for the money will slowly slink away.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    I feel like these lists are more for people who know themselves, and by extension know exactly what their tastes are. There's nothing I suppose wrong with what you do lots of people are like you, but...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    I loved Uomo when I first smelled it, and then it kinda became just whatever, and now I'm starting to like it again. It's not a fougere, but in my mind it occupies a similar space to Fougere Royale. ...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    Fantastic post. I'm not sure if I agree that the concentration of wealth is really that big of a reason for the new haute lux rise in perfumery; I think the people making a little more than average...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    If that's the way we're to distinguish perfume, then there's not a reason to have niche and designer.
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    It sure is a neat fragrance. If it collected I'd own it.
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    What's Gucci Guilty Absolute or Tom Ford's Noir Anthracite... yes it's not the 80's redone it's progressed, but it draws from the same ideas.
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    Interesting may be a good way to describe the smell, but perfume it is not. How many of you have bottles nearly full of something interesting that never gets worn? It's not perfume, it's a work of...
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    Re: Oils for royalty

    They say you can automatically charge 5x what you normally would if it's for a wedding. You can charge 100x what you normally would if it's for the wealthy. Doesn't change what the product is. Take...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    No one actually does this though; it just doesn't agree with evolutionary biology. Subconsciously you're wearing fragrance in general beyond what you say, but I understand the sentiment; that you...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    I think you're absolutely spot on and I could have hardly said it better myself. You cannot smell Eau Sauvage, Eau d'Hermes, Antaeus, Gucci Guilty Absolute, hell even Tom Ford's Oud Wood Intense, and...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This is the best brand ever.
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    Re: *new thierry mugler : Alien man*

    Love the bottle. Fantastic. The writer of colognoisseur is not very good. How can you describe something as opaque, and then transparent in literally the next sentence.
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    How are we defining niche and designer? I define it by availability in store fronts. MFK, Creed, Tom Ford, Armani Privee, Guerlain, all these sorts are designer. Niche would be Annick Goutal,...
  17. Re: question about demonsrator bottles on ebay - tom ford tuscan leather? could they be mixed?

    Tom Ford testers are usually fake. If you inspect the bottle enough you'll end up finding something off. The liquid inside won't be adulterated you can't get to it with the bottle intact; the liquid...
  18. Re: Depth to floral perfume with only naturals

    There is no magical ingredient. Smell Guerlain's Jicky. Notice that depth? One of the first perfumes to use a completely synthetic ingredient. Stop being afraid of synthetics and use them if you want...
  19. Re: black box L'Artisan is awful - why oh why did they ruin them?

    Seeing as the largest markets in the world are USA and China which also would like these sorts of scents, I think it's a large consideration to French perfumers.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Your avatar is a camel that's hardly name calling. My "argument" is not an argument at all just objective.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Your prodding is subpar camelboy.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    These materials are a false rarity. If they were actually rare then you couldn't buy perfume for a few hundred dollars that uses it. If they were actually rare then you wouldn't be able to easily...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I mean sometimes I eat cheap pizza because it's good in the moment, but that doesn't make it good food.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Well, from what I've smelled his creations aren't much in the way of perfumes in the sense of well made perfumery started in France, but I suppose just like McDonalds is loved so is fine dining.
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    Re: New Roja Parfums - Oceania

    And what's funny is that the presentation is ~$2.00 a bottle from stuff anyone and everyone can get on Aliexpress. Roja Dove is garbage.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    My issue with these is that he's been making perfume less than half a decade, and yet has such a repertoire? Yet, some of the very best in the industry take years producing one perfume? Either he's...
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    Re: New Roja Parfums - Oceania

    A haute lux brand speaking about saving the environment. How hypocritical. If I was ever interested in Roja Dove (ha) no more.
  28. Thread: eBay 15%

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    Re: eBay 15%

    Not worth purchasing from them most of the time. I've found fragrances for $50 on Fragrancenet's website that they listed for $150 on eBay.
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    Re: Diluting Pure Parfum

    Why would you want to? Whatever you are diluting was specifically designed for that level of concentration; to dilute it could ruin it.
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    Poll: Re: How dirty do you get?

    I think animalic is usually a base way to describe scents that don't immediately fall into other categories. Honestly, can't say I've smelled a perfume that when I've given it time and thought I...
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    Poll: Re: How dirty do you get?

    I am serious though, and the fact you think someone with 600 posts here is trolling is funny. None of these are that animalic, but they're the go to for the inexperienced nose; I was there too once....
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    Re: New Roja Parfums - Oceania

    I just can't get over the fact that for perfumes that run $500+ the whole presentation of the fragrance is stuff anyone can get off Aliexpress.
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    Poll: Re: How dirty do you get?

    Here's the key to knowing fugazy people who don't know animalic: if they say Leather Oud, Kouros, or MKK.
  34. Re: Boldest designer or mainstream scents - what are or were they?

    I've heard the same thing about lots of MAC products being just as good as popular fragrance, and they always disappoint.
  35. Re: Boldest designer or mainstream scents - what are or were they?

    lol are you attempting a future flip? These type of fragrance always disappoint.
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    Re: Tell me which P. de Marly I should buy

    Oajan is not that. The beginning notes are similar yes, but the dry down once you've worn it for four hours is where Oajan falls apart.
  37. Re: Caron's Le 3eme Homme (The Third Man) is one of the best things i've smelled in a long time

    Pour un Homme has great longevity too, I can smell it on a shirt twenty four hours after I've sprayed it. I suppose it helps that Pour un Homme in my opinion is meant to be profusely applied. I think...
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    Black Aoud of course
  39. Thread: House of Caron

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    Re: House of Caron

    I've not smelled feminine Caron's, but I can say it rings true you need to understand French perfumery to get Caron; especially Pour un Homme. If all you know is Middle Eastern inspired ouds and...
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    Re: I see why some people become Niche Snobs...

    Yeah a lot of designer stuff is samey samey. Le Male is still great. Niche is overrated though as very few of it is actual perfume and more so just concepts that weren't given enough to time flesh...
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    Re: Dior Leather Oud discontinued

    The problem for me was that it ended up not being that challenging. The opening moments are the best, and from there it's all downhill to this sweet, piercing scent. That 48 hour+ dry down of...
  42. Teint de Neige, Bigarade Concentree, Casbah, Eau d'Hermes for Sale

    All the following bottles are for sale in 100ML. Will only use Paypal, please add 4.5% if using Goods and Services. Shipping is flat $5. PM for pictures or further inquiry.

    Robert Piguet Casbah...
  43. Thread: What say you?

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    Re: What say you?

    People aren't insinuating that the chemicals are different if they come from nature vs. made in a lab. It's that a natural rose will differ from another natural rose, and both those will differ from...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    L'homme is quite nice, but suffers the same problem Tom Ford's For Men does: there's just nothing quite enough enticing about it. They both smell excellent, but unlike the two colognes I own that can...
  45. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    Exactly that. I found a small refill bottle for sale without knowing what was inside it. Cool find, but not worth keeping the old liquid. I also don't think there's a play dough accord when you wear...
  46. Re: More info? - Caron Pour Un Homme Champagne Cologne (French Lavender Cologne).

    Please report back with what you think.
  47. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    What fantastic timing to have this thread posted. I just yesterday tried the vintage Caron Pour un Homme (yellow liquid bottle) with the modern being my scent. I have to say the vintage does not live...
  48. Re: Reformulations....... are they always a "less than" vintage?

    Here's the thing about people who insist that modern formulations are always worse than vintage; they're saying that unlike every other field that has progressed in the last decades that perfumery...
  49. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    I can understand a medical center I suppose.

    What people hate is not fragrance and they're not allergic if this was true then they wouldn't be able to use 100% of the cleaning and hygiene products...
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    Re: Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    I feel very similarly. For instance today you can buy almost anything you want, "beauty" is just a dollar away. Lip injections everywhere for everyone. The way the young date today is sterile and...
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    Re: Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    Which is why I suppose most here are incapable. That being said, I have to thank you Zealot as you understand.
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    Re: Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    I suppose I meant epitome in the more abstract sense; I wanted people to talk about what they've experienced in this decade and connect that feeling with fragrances that mimic it. Instead all I got...
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    Re: Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    Why do you think those fragrances? Is it simply because they're the most sold or notorious? I don't personally think dill and santal wood describe this era at all. Androgyny, lifelessness, and the...
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    Epitome of the Last Decade of Fragrance

    Friends, we quickly are entering into a new decade. I'm curious to hear what fragrances you define this decade by. Please do us all a favor and think outside the box a little; personalize a little. I...
  55. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    I'd agree with this statement. Vintages aren't difficult to find at all they're just not always at what one would consider a reasonable price; if money is no object then you could find almost...
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    Re: Dior Privee Eau Sauvage?

    I know it may not matter in the sense of what is better marketing for the current times, but Eau Sauvage already has one of if not the best bottles out there.
  57. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    I don't think there's an issue with niche being expensive I think the issue is niche can be sold for lots of money with the right marketing words so you have a bunch of lack luster perfumes made by...
  58. Re: Sandalwood - is there a gem I'm missing out on? Not sure where to look.

    That's absolutely ridiculous there is no reason it should cost that much.
  59. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    Jicky....
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    Re: Recommend me an orange citrus frag?

    Yeah it's probably one of if not the best just orange scent. You have stuff like Orange Sanguine but there's a lot of jasmine and santal wood when you pay attention. Bigarade is just about as much of...
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    Re: Recommend me an orange citrus frag?

    Orange with cardamon? You're looking for Frederic Malle's Bigarade Concentree.
  62. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    I feel like if he came up with anything good he wouldn't have spent his whole video talking about how much stress (lol) and time he put into making the bottle, and would have talked about the...
  63. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    To be honest in my opinion you said a whole bunch on nothing, friend.
  64. Re: You Tubers Peter/Fragranceview & Oswald/MrOz Brand Announcements. Videos Inside .

    I don't understand what the obsession is with having a "brand". This is the same thing Jeremy does too, and it is a fantastic indicator that all the person behind the "brand" cares about is...
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    Re: Popular Cologne Ads from the Past

    I've always enjoyed Dior's Eau Sauvage ad with the sailor.
  66. Re: Please name some vintage fragrances which are known for their oakmoss content

    Ho Hang Club is a fantastic example, and also the perfume that made me realize I don't really care about oakmoss and it's not the magical element that lots of members here seem to think it is.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    If you decide it's not a phase I have a 100ml bottle I'd like to get rid of I'd sell you for the best price you'll find.
  68. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    This is exactly what I meant when I said they were brash. They sell their perfumes on the basis it's natural "rare" materials, but it's not great perfumery. The nuances are what makes perfumery...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Caron Pour un Homme
    Guerlain Jicky
    Chanel Antaeus
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    Re: Most Pretentious Fragrance Names

    How is this name pretentious? Vulgar, crass, maybe even offensive, but pretentious? Hardly.
  71. Poll: Re: Masculinity of VUI - Prada L'Homme Intense - Spicebomb Extreme etc. For Clean Looking Mid 20s

    Everything that women your age have smelled will be sweet so there's no worries there. My friend your perfume isn't going to make you seductive.
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    Re: For Chilly Fall Days - Boozy Niche Scents?

    Tom Ford's Santal Blush is a good one for spiced rum.
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    Re: Once Upon A Time...

    He was the only one who accepted what life was and didn't break down when it didn't go the way he thought it would. He also was never fired, his friend explained to him the situation and he accepted...
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    Eau d' Hermes 100ml for Eau Sauvage

    If anyone has an Eau Sauvage they'd like to trade for a 99% 100ml full most recent formula of Eau d' Hermes feel free to message me.
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    Re: Once Upon A Time...

    I feel like you didn't get the movie at all. Pitt was hardly down on his luck, Pitt if anything was the only one with foundation and was a developed human being.
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    Re: How about a list of....

    YSL L'homme is not a vetiver.
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    Re: By Kilian Rolling In Love

    Looks lame. The advertising for it is lame. Pass.
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    Re: Gucci Pour Homme II ?

    It's not even that great. It's something that you've smelled in every designer fragrance with a little extra umph. Can't wait to see bottles on eBay that no one ever buys because they're listed for...
  79. Re: Illegal to wear fresh/citrusy scents at nighttime? Will I be sent to scent prison?

    It goes back to the old vampire legends that citrus is a good way to ward them off along with throwing seeds on your front porch. The Illuminati, being vampires, have pushed the idea that wearing...
  80. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I don't think it's a poor choice of words at all; nor do I think that making perfumes composed of largely natural ingredients is new or groundbreaking. They're doing the same thing that always has...
  81. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I enjoy it as well. I think people need to choose their words more carefully and a statement such as "turned perfumery upside down" shouldn't be used. That's all.
  82. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Eh I don't think they've turned perfumery upside down. They both still make brash Middle Eastern type scents. This isn't to say that one or the other is better or preferable by a majority, but French...
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    Re: Chanel Antaeus - First Impressions

    I feel whenever you read someone talking about vintage vs. current and they criticize the current while revering the vintage as literally awe inspiring you need to ignore it. It's just something...
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    Re: Longevity Hacks

    The idea is if you want a fragrance to project then the fragrance needs to be made out of molecules that evaporate quickly as that's how the fragrance is spread through the air. If you want a...
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    Re: How to compose?

    The next step is to watch some videos and do some research. You cannot expect things to be spoon fed to you. If you cannot possibly think of how to run trials and test materials then this may not be...
  86. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I completely agree. That doesn't address what I said though, which is that four years is hardly extensive. I like Russian Oud I'm not talking bad about his skills or his perfumery.
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    Re: Dior Privee Eau Sauvage?

    Lol I was just thinking that now may be the time to finally get that 200ml.
  88. Re: HELP: Fragrance-Personality Matching Challenge

    Eau Sauvage.
  89. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Sounds like Adam only has less than four years worth. I hope that is not considered extensive.
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    Re: YSL KOUROS Reformulated?

    In case you weren't aware natural essences are composed of aroma chemicals, and actually everything but the oil/alcohol/preservatives in your fragrances are aroma chemicals. They're not some special...
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    Re: YSL KOUROS Reformulated?

    Every scent on the face of the earth is 100% chemical.
  92. Re: The Attar thread for attars that are not necessarily middle Eastern

    Honestly nothing in there is all that expensive. It is one of those scents that probably doesn't even smell that great that just coasts on the idea of rare materials and is sold to people with more...
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    Re: Dior Privee Eau Sauvage?

    What's interesting is the only ingredient that is off is that this bottle lists a rose ketone that a regular Eau Sauvage wouldn't. It seems so odd to fake something like this, why not Mitzah or...
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    Re: If I created a niche fragrance house...

    I'm not sure either, but regardless it is a joke even if he is serious. It's as if he took the idea of Secretions Magnificent without ever actually reading that there was more of an idea behind that...
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    Re: If I created a niche fragrance house...

    Nope. I feel like you're trying to be edgy without and foundation. Plus I'm not going to buy anything with those accords it sounds like a joke.
  96. Re: A synthetic route to damascenone family compounds (advanced chemistry)

    Allow me to communicate to you that I lack the knowledge of organic chemistry, rather than taking the assumption that I do, and then making crude comments such as "Well I don't know if even half of...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    Well I guess everyone has a fan or two even Pete Davidson and Natacha Stolz.
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    Re: What perfume lifts your spirits?

    No smell in a bottle has done it for me. My spirits are lifted more by the outside air.
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    Re: Sillage and Longevity

    Save your money and order some aroma chemicals to familiarize yourself with. Go from there.
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    What do you like about Wafts from the Loft? I don't care much about what reviewers say of a fragrance itself, but I do sometimes look for passionate conversation about perfume I enjoy from video...
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