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    Re: Best of Montale

    Blue Amber (yes sir!)
    Greyland (spicy woods)
    Sandflowers (wonderful aquatic)
    Jasmin Full (jasmin + neroli)
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    Re: Two new Cartier Declaration versions

    Here is the description for the new "Green" version. Sounds interesting.

    A limited edition bottle that is full of the Declaration attitude.
    A message sent from wide-open spaces, carried by...
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    Re: Havana, at last!

    I already asked this in another thread but where is it available in the States? I have been everywhere and can't find it!!!
  4. Re: Aramis Tuscany Gentlemen's Collection Eau De Toilette, 2009 edition

    OK, I have looked everywhere for a bottle of Havana. Any suggestions? The last time I looked, it was still available on Ebay for an ungodly amount...
  5. Poll: Re: A poll is worth a thousand words. V0te your fav Frederic Malle!

    I recently went into the Dallas Barney's to check out their huge fragrance department. The sales assistants were so great that I stayed for almost an hour checking out the Malle scent "booths". The...
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    Re: Original Havana vs New, re-issue Havana

    Dude, didn't you read the FIRST post? They smell the same!
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    Re: Santal de Mysore by Serge Lutens

    It is a spicy sandalwood fragrance. I hate to disagree with the above poster but I found the sandalwood very strong and clear in this. In fact, I bought a bottle of sandalwood oil in Egypt when I...
  8. Thread: Gendarme?

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    Re: Gendarme?

    tfaust, you are hysterically funny (and correct!).
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    Re: The smell of the prairie

    Devin was a great suggestion. I would also like to mention that Tauer's Lonestar Memories might fit the bill along with New West (tons of sage in this one).
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    Re: Honore des Pres now at Luckyscent

    Yep, I tried a few of the line and as mentioned earlier...a total waste of time (sorry Olivia!!!). I haven't been so disappointed in line in a long time. As mentioned above, they are week and...
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    Re: what's the best montale AOUD?

    Another vote for Royal Oud here and for Aoud Lime. I haven't tried Original Oud ...yet. Now, if you want killer sillage, go for Black Oud. I was at a small party last night sitting on a balcony...
  12. Thread: Sables

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    Re: Sables

    Thank god, someone else smells maple syrup. I was beginning to question my ability to discern different notes!!
  13. Thread: Sables

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    Re: Sables

    I love the top notes. It is a musky/turpentine/Immortelle blend that is out of this world. However, the dry-down turns into pure maple syrup! I just can't get over that foody note. I wouldn't...
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    Re: Vetiver and Violets?

    If you get a chance, check out Vetiver Dance by Andy Tauer. It has a violet note that lasts throughout the whole progression of the scent. My only problem with it is that the vetiver isn't as...
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    Re: Dzing! Being Discountined!?

    Just got in touch with a representative at Henri Bendel. I asked for her name but she wouldn't give it. She said that Dzing! is still in production. I asked about the large bottles being the only...
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    Re: Dzing! Being Discountined!?

    I didn't mention any names and sure didn't mean to hurt anyone's feelings but until we know for sure, I stand by what I said before. I also checked the official website and sure enough it isn't...
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    Re: Dzing! Being Discountined!?

    I think the reason this thread is still around is that people love to stir stuff up and get people worried. Let's face it, people love drama.

    Dzing! is still around and looks like it will be...
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    Re: Favorite Sandlewood?

    Santal de Mysore by SL

    Personally, I am always glad when someone starts a thread that has been done before (the one Slim mentioned above was started a long time ago in 2005) because there have...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Absolute - I own a bottle

    Omniray....what department store in Mexico? If it was Liverpool I am in luck!!! San Miguel is a tiny town.
  20. Cartier L'Essence de Déclaration just like Déclaration only stronger???

    I tried Déclaration again today and was overwhelmed by it's beauty. Of course I immediately checked out the reviews and discovered that the reviews for L'Essence de Déclaration were equally as good....
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    Re: Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab

    Personally, I found them simplistic blends that smelled very synthetic (some of the scents I found awful!). Overall, I found the house totally forgettable. I know it sounds brutal but it's the...
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    Re: Aramis Havana Reissue

    Yep, I visited the above link and I am not sure that JaimeB was wearing the old or was able to compare it to the old because it wasn't mentioned in his review and as it was pointed out above, unless...
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    Re: This is utterly unbelievable!

    I also sent a message to the seller because she/he said that it was discontinued and of course that is a lie. They even have a photo in the ad of the brand new re-release bottle. I really hope no...
  24. Re: New(ish) Comptoir Sud Pacifique frags - anyone try these yet?

    If it's perfume related, it should be cool to post a link....

    Hurry up already!!!
  25. Re: New(ish) Comptoir Sud Pacifique frags - anyone try these yet?

    Hednic, it is brutally cruel to let us know that you own them without leaving a brief review of the frags. There, I said it....
  26. Re: Who has been able to purchase relaunch of Havana?

    Not to sound too critical of your opinion renperd but how can you honestly review these when you have only sniffed the bottle? I find that the top notes evaporate almost instantly from a bottle only...
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    Four New Oud Scents by CSP!!!

    I checked the website and found mention of four new oud scents by CSP!! It would seem that Oud is the note of 2009

    Aouda

    Few perfume oils have the mystique presence of Aouda. Aouda incorporates...
  28. Re: I don't enjoy Green scents too much, recommend me some scents, Green lovers!

    This is going to seem WAY off topic but it's not really. I was reading on the blog "Nowsmellthis" about a company in Australia that has marketed a scent that is supposed to calm you down that...
  29. Re: New(ish) Comptoir Sud Pacifique frags - anyone try these yet?

    Dude! I checked the website and found mention of four new oud scents by CSP!! It would seem that Oud is the note of 2009

    Aouda

    Few perfume oils have the mystique presence of Aouda. Aouda...
  30. Re: Violet/violet leaves for men - which one is your favourite?

    Let's not forget Heeley's Cuir Pleine Fleur (Fine Leather). The notes are: violet, mimosa, birch, soft leather notes and vetiver (courtesy of the Lucky Scent website). It's a must try and in my...
  31. Re: What are the winners from the Neil Morris Fragrance line?

    Buzzlepuff, thanks for the post. I know you are probably right... So, dude, where are you in Oklahoma? I am from Tulsa.
  32. Re: What are the winners from the Neil Morris Fragrance line?

    While Neil is a great guy, I haven't found any of his creations that moved me (in a good way). I bought a huge amount of samples from him a while ago and didn't find any that I had to have. To be...
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    Re: Dzing! Being Discountined!?

    Notice that this thread was started in 2007!! You all, don't panic! I am not sure, because it was years ago that this rumor started but I think they were just going to discontinue the large...
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    Re: Dead Sexy by TokyoMilk

    I checked out Beautyhabit.com and there were several that I thought sounded interesting! Does anybody know if there is a company that has samples of this line? Great prices too....
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    Re: MPG Route du Vetiver **CHANGED FORMULA**

    thenoose, welcome to Basenotes! Your first post!

    Notice that this thread was started in November of 2007? Well, if the SA for MPG was hired recently he/she would think the formula was the same...
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    Re: Ambergris Lovers?

    3xasif...yes, I believe it is listed as a main ingredient. The listed ingredients from the Creed website are as follows:

    Fleurs de Bulgarie

    A gorgeous and sophisticated fragrance made from the...
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    Re: New fragrance collection by Mark Buxton

    Just remember, one of the perfumer's tricks to make the smell of leather is combining several scent chemicals, one of which smells like violets. I have noticed it in many leather scents. Anyone...
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    Re: Any men's florals out there?

    I vote for the suggestion earlier of trying some female scents...like Kingdom. Kingdom is a very masculine floral bordering on total skank. I love it and bought my bottle on Ebay for about $4. ...
  39. Re: The best/luckiest deal you have ever pulled off?

    I was talking to a sales rep about L'artisan and mentioned that I loved Premier Figuier and she pulled out a bottle that had been returned recently. She then said that the person who accepted the...
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    Re: Tomato leaves

    I can't believe that no one has mentioned CDG's Harissa. It is a citrus/tomato leaf scent that reminds me of summer. Of course it has a lot of spices thrown in for good measure. Love it!!!
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  41. Re: Goutal's Eau du Sud: Wow. How have I missed this?

    I love it too. I just picked up an extra bottle on Ebay for about $30!!! Yep, I know I got a really good deal. It follows the traditional citrus cologne route but with a twist. I highly recommend...
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    Poll: Re: Montale Lime Aoud

    I think it's one of my all time favorite frags...really! I love it. And, remember, there is no lime in it...it's just an illusion. Yes, it is strong but so odd and wonderful.
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    Re: CDG Avignon vs. Tauer Incense Extreme

    Incense Extreme, all the way!!! Believe it or not, Avignon just vanishes on my skin in about an hour and a half. I am also not a big patchouli fan and it is obvious in Avignon. I gave my bottle of...
  44. Re: Fragrance reminiscent of male armpits/sweat? - Legit. posting

    I can't believe that I am going to be the first to mention Greyland by Montale. It has that wonderful "sweaty" thing going on but in a great way along with sandalwood and cedar.
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    Re: Discovering the joy of Incense

    Tauer's Incense Extreme and Incense Rose' are both fantastic. I prefer the Extreme but that is because it is such a clear frankincense smell with very few other ingredients (seven ingredients all...
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    Re: Rose Chyprée by Andy Tauer

    Thanks Mikael. That helps a lot! Now I definitely want a bottle!
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    Re: Rose Chyprée by Andy Tauer

    OK, I have now worn Gabriel for a couple of days and I am in love. I don't think that he is going to release it because I haven't read anything on his blog about it...at all. It's very green with...
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    Re: Rose Chyprée by Andy Tauer

    I was one of the lucky ones that got a sample during the holidays. I will try it tomorrow. However....have you tried his new "Gabriel"? It is a fantastic green scent!
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    Re: Montale Aoud Lime

    This is one of my all time favorites!!! I also find it ultra-masculine. I don't smell any mango notes in it but to each his/her own.
  50. Re: How many dollars did you spend in fragances on 2008?

    I spent about $90 this year. I was fed up with my mindless spending. I almost went all year without buying any bottles at all but then I won a contest on Andy Tauer's blog and he offered free...
  51. Re: How long did it take to recieve your order from Tauer in Switzerland?

    I was shocked but I ordered a bottle on Saturday (probably evening in Switzerland) and it arrived TODAY! I am figuring that he put it in the mail on Monday which means it only took 4 days. Wow.
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    Re: heeley fine leather = derby light?

    Nope, I think Heeley Fine Leather is definitely a potent leather fragrance. On me, it lasted all day. I do smell violet leaves throughout but it is almost a two note fragrance featuring a strong...
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    Re: Tauer Perfumes Vetiver Dance Reviews

    Am I crazy or is there anyone here that agrees with me that the vetiver in VD is pretty much invisible? I only get vetiver in the opening blast. From then on it's a minor player if anything.
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    Re: Tauer Perfumes Vetiver Dance Reviews

    What Jenson was saying was that Chergui is similar in projection and sillage, that's all. And, I agree. I am not going to buy a bottle of VD because it is so "dressy" to me. I feel like I need to...
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    Re: L'Eau de Navigateur back?

    Yep, I know this is going to let you know how long I have been around but I bought my first bottle of Navigateur when Jean Laporte still owned L'Artisan. The brochure that was released claimed the...
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    Re: Winter Star, Baume du Doge or Chergui

    Good point about it not being on the website. It was a limited edition...

    Does anyone know if it will be in regular release or will it be another one time thing?
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    Re: Winter Star, Baume du Doge or Chergui

    You can get Winter Star from Michael Storer's website. However, I haven't really cared for any of Michael's creations...so, be warned. You can't compare Storer's creations with Sheldrakes!
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    Re: Winter Star, Baume du Doge or Chergui

    Definitely Chergui. It is magical. I get lots of compliments when I wear it!
  59. Re: Paestum Rose ( Domenico Caraceni fans, take note... )

    I could never really get into DC and I know there are a lot of fans here. It turned into pure baby powder on me. My uncle has a bottle and it smells good on him but when I tried it...nope, too...
  60. Re: Most simple Jean Claude Ellena fragrance: 9 raw materials. Which one?

    I am going to guess that it's none of those but his release for F. Malle, Cologne Bigarade or possibly Bigarade Concentrée. These are so simple in execution that they must have the fewest of...
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    Re: Confused about vetiver samples

    Can't help you very much with this one. My guess is that NO, Luckyscent didn't mix up the samples. My main point I want to make is that the word "Java" is the country where the vetiver comes from. ...
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    Re: I need some advise on Montale.

    I am definitely not a Montale specialist, but I have tried many of them. Greyland, is a spicy brew with sandalwood (ultramasculine). Sandflowers is one of my favorite aquatics that smells exactly...
  63. Re: If I Like Vetiver Extraordinaire, then I would also like

    I just had to add my two cents. Someone earlier recommended Tauer's Vetiver Dance as a similar fragrance to VE. What? I am wearing Vetiver Dance as my SOTD and they are nothing, NOTHING alike. ...
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    Re: frankincense scent

    I am going to have to check out this Fragonard scent. Poor Fragonard gets ignored around here and yet they have many very affordable scents! I have had several of their scents over the years but...
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    Re: frankincense scent

    My current favorite is Andy Tauer's Incense Extreme. MMmm...
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    Re: New Moderators!

    Shannon!!! You are a moderator! How cool is that? Congratulations. I will contact you when I get to town...

    K
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    Re: Eau des Iles and Timbuktu

    Sorry, I don't find them similar either. I have and love both for different reasons. The MPG is dark and spicy and smoky with patchouli in the base notes. Timbuktu, on the other hand, is chock...
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    Re: Looking for a DRY Myrrh fragrance

    L'Eau Trois is definitely a myrrh scent. I love it. However, you need to know that Diptyque has discontinued it recently.
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    Re: Any of you wear Casmir by Chopard

    Interesting question. I remember reading that it has a very floral element that Chopard called "lotus", not that lotuses have a smell but... I will have to try it out. It's funny how my skin...
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    Re: Boisd'Orage /French Lover 9%

    Didn't Claire just say it was 7%?

    "The perfume has two different names : French Lover is called Bois d’Orage in the USA, but the dosage of the perfume never changed since its launch last year...
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    Re: There is NO Boisd'Orage /French Lover 9%

    The problem may be that there are two different products here that we are talking about. French Lover which is the French version and Bois d'Orage which is the American version. I am betting that...
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    Re: There is NO Boisd'Orage /French Lover 9%

    Sables...thanks! I had heard that bottles had been spotted. That is good news and I will keep looking.
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    Re: Recommendations for Trip to Mexico

    Irish is correct. If you wear an aquatic (Issey, Bulgari Aqua, and even Acqua di Gio-which is prevalent here still) you will get complimented. At the moment, I don't own any aquatics. I have also...
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    Re: There is NO Boisd'Orage /French Lover 9%

    So, has anyone actually seen this supposed 9% concentration anywhere? Or, is it an urban myth? I mean, if Frederic said he was going to do it I would tend to believe him over a sales person.
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    Re: Recommendations for Trip to Mexico

    I know you said it would be hot but I just have to ask...where in Mexico are you going? Even if you are going to the beach in November it probably won't be hot. I am in the mountains of central...
  76. Re: Gris Clair or Encens et Lavande (lavender/incense) - which do you prefer?

    It's so funny that what some don't care for, others are really into. That is why I love Gris Clair. To me it is like a trip to Ireland (stay with me on this...). I don't get cotton, I get wool. ...
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    Re: Nice Ambergris notes?

    Mike's suggestion is excellent as usual. I love Merveilles and wear it often. There is another Creed that I think you should try and that is Fleurs de Bulgarie. It's also marketed to women but...
  78. Re: Poivre 23 by Le Labo exclusive to Liberty of London

    Mike, I hope I am not speaking too soon but this sounds like it will be fantastic!
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    Re: Creed Bois Du Portugal

    I am with TwoRoads on this one. Just give it a chance. It is a babe (or dude) magnet! I had a decant and got a compliment EVERY time I wore BdP. I say give it a month and try it again. Of course...
  80. Re: Has anyone ever had a frag designed for them?

    I have a friend that was in New Orleans and there was a perfume shop that for a fee, would make you a bottle of your own perfume. They would also write down the recipe so that you could order more. ...
  81. Poll: Re: Would you wear a fragrance to please someone else?

    You know, I don't think you thought out all of the options for your poll. Would I wear a fragrance to please someone else? Only if it's one I own and like myself. So, there should have been an...
  82. Re: Luca Turin's correction regarding Rive Gauche homme

    Hey, Graffham, did you see the episode of Captain Jack with Captain Jack? Sorry, I know this is a bit off topic but it was breathtaking!
  83. Re: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~INCENSE - greatest hits Vol. 1

    Well, just to be picky but the term "amber" refers to tree resins often used as incense.

    "Amber comes from resin formed by various conifer trees. Resins contain aromatic chemicals called...
  84. Re: ~~~~~~~~~~~best of INCENSE~~~~~~~~~~

    How could I forget Angelique Encens? It is pure magic with a slightly sexy edge to it. I want a bottle of this as well!
  85. Re: What is the most sexually smelling fragrance?

    I am beginning to resent people pointing out that a thread search should be done. Sure this topic has been covered before but new scents come out on a DAILY basis so let's keep our minds open...
  86. Re: ~~~~~~~~~~~best of INCENSE~~~~~~~~~~

    I know I sound like a broken record but....

    Andy Tauer's Incense Rose and Incense Extreme! Both are fantastic. I am ordering a bottle of the Incense Extreme soon.
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    Re: Fou d'Absinthe alternative (pine/wood)

    And, what about CDG Hinoki?
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    Re: Passage d'Enfer - I need help!

    I would also like to mention Andy Tauer's new scent, Incense Extreme. On my skin it is a clear frankincense note (with cedar and a few other things) that lasts about 10 hours with decent sillage. I...
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    Re: Heeley - The Spirit of the Tiger.

    It just seems to me that the majority of Heeley's scents have been done better by other companies. Fine Leather (can't remember the new name at the moment) is very nice but if you want a great...
  90. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend - Italian Cypress, Arabian Wood & Champaca Absolute

    Magnifiscent! Thanks for the review. Now I know I want to try the Cypress.
  91. Re: If you haven't checked out Coze by Generale Perfumerie, then i suggest you should

    Yep, this is a stunning fragrance. I have a sample as well. Supposedly, it has marijuana seed oil in it (if I remember correctly). It has great sillage and is very long lasting. I love it and...
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    Poll: Re: 'THE TWO TAUERS" Poll: Andy Tauer Scents

    While Tauer's Lonestar Memories may have been released in 2006, as a long time fan of his and religious reader of his blog, I can tell you that it takes Andy a long time from the creation of the...
  93. Re: leathers leathers leathers: Knize Ten Golden Edition

    Thanks Everso. I will keep watching the thread to see what happens.
  94. Re: leathers leathers leathers: Knize Ten Golden Edition

    Erfl....So close (to getting a bottle) and yet so far! They won't ship to the US?
  95. Re: leathers leathers leathers: Knize Ten Golden Edition

    OK, this was not what I needed or wanted today... How do we find a bottle of this?
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    Re: Im loving Aromatic Limes, so another Montale would be ???

    I wanted to comment about Vetiver des Sables because no one has mentioned it yet. I have a bottle and to me it smells like mahogany and calone (the iodine/sea weed note). It goes on nicely as a...
  97. Re: A source for Andy Tauer's L'Air du Desert Marocain?

    cool...my 1,000th post!!!
  98. Re: A source for Andy Tauer's L'Air du Desert Marocain?

    There are a couple of good reasons to order directly from Andy and that is that he is a cool guy and would get all of the money for the transaction instead of his usual 50% when Aedes or Luckyscent...
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    Re: Heeley - The Spirit of the Tiger.

    I did a review on this scent for the blog Perfume Smellin' Things last year and I ended up doing a side by side with the real Tiger Balm. Believe me, the real stuff is not only longer lasting (on my...
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    Re: Women's frags you enjoy - on you !

    Definitely Alexander McQueen's Kingdom! Delicious. It's jasmine, cumin, sandalwood, and myrrh.
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