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  1. Re: What's with the vaulted Creeds coming up for sale right now?

    Thanks for the update. Vetiver Geranium is excellent - I own a backup bottle in case it is in line to be vaulted.
  2. Re: So was there ever a good alternative to Creed "Green Valley"?

    Green Valley is one of the Creeds that I have always wanted to try but have never gotten the chance. I have never tried a Dua fragrance, either. Due to this thread and comparisons to GV, I ordered...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I received a quick and kind response from Claire with apologies and an explanation. She is going to send me the fragrances that are complete. This has been a tough year for everyone, and I have...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Okumichi - Have you heard back from Sixteen92 yet? I just submitted my first status request on my orders from 1/1/20 and 1/18/20, as neither one has shipped yet. The website continues to state that...
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    Re: Creed Private Collection mistake shipment

    It looks like the box and flacon that I received from my recent Acier Aluminium order. As has been mentioned, mine says the name of the fragrance on the bottom of the flacon.
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    Re: Creed Boutique: Acier Aluminum

    This is definitely different from the Creeds that you mentioned, as it is not nearly as fresh. In a Basenotes review of the fragrance, Kaizen1972 wrote the following: “Creed's Acier Aluminum, now...
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    Re: Creed Boutique: Acier Aluminum

    I received my bottle today and am wearing the scent this evening. It has batch code 17X01. The fragrance is unique and difficult to describe. It is almost like a very distant cousin to Spicebomb,...
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    Re: Creed Boutique: Acier Aluminum

    Your post made me nervous, as I always hold my breath in anticipation of a cancellation notice when I am one of the last people to buy something before it goes out of stock. Thankfully, I just...
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    Re: Creed Boutique: Acier Aluminum

    Thanks - just blind bought it because I doubt I will ever see it cheaper. What is the usual price of the 250ml? Hednic - what are your thoughts about the fragrance?
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I have not contacted Claire yet, mainly because the Sixteen92 website states that 295 resurrection orders are now pending. I ordered $304 worth of frags (15 different bottles in total), so there is...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I placed two resurrection orders - one on January 1 and the other on January 18. I have not received either order yet.
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    Re: Two different Tom Ford Italian Cypresses?

    My bottle starts off like your second decant (certain similarities to Halston Z-14) and dries down like your first decant (similarities to a Christmas tree). It is sad that it is discontinued.
  13. Re: Amouage Interlude Black Iris - Pierre Negrin meets Renaud Salmon

    Thank you for the information! Love the new bottle.
  14. Re: Amouage Interlude Black Iris - Pierre Negrin meets Renaud Salmon

    I agree that the scent of Black Iris is better than the original, but I never really noticed a difference in performance. I might try them side-by-side at some point as a test.

    Renaud - I noticed...
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    Slumberhouse Discussion

    I received my bottle of Fjerne a bit early (today instead of Monday), and I think it is excellent! It starts off as a light cocoa scent but then demonstrates a good deal of complexity as stated by...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks for the head’s up! Mine is scheduled to arrive on Monday. I will be interested to read reviews from those who receive their bottle of Fjerne tomorrow or Saturday.
  17. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur "Unmissable Summer Offers"

    Thanks hednic - good to hear. My bottle arrived this afternoon, so I will be able to test it tonight and tomorrow.
  18. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur "Unmissable Summer Offers"

    Thank you for the head’s up. I pulled the trigger on Tenebrae. I am a bit worried about the reviews that find the performance of the fragrance to be lacking, but the notes and description so...
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    Next Zoologist will be Koala

    My bottle of Koala arrived yesterday, so shipping was faster than expected. The first thing I noticed was that this fragrance, by a wide margin, has the lowest projection of all of the Zoologist...
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    Re: Next Zoologist will be Koala

    Elephant happens to be my favorite Zoologist fragrance. It would be interesting to hear thoughts on Koala from those who have tried it. I ordered a bottle of Koala a day or two ago, but it will...
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    Re: Parfums De Marly - Layton - Longevity issues?

    I own a bottle with batch code 807801 from FragranceNet. Unfortunately, however, I am not going to be much help because I have not tried any other batch. The fragrance develops a lot on my skin,...
  22. Re: Amouage Interlude Black Iris - Pierre Negrin meets Renaud Salmon

    I received mine today, which is a day earlier than DHL had estimated. First, I want to give a big thank you to Renaud and Amouage customer service, as the unrequested refund on shipping and the...
  23. Re: Why nobody talks about Annick Goutal anymore?

    To my nose, the EDP contains all of the notes from the EDT but adds a fair amount of iris to the foreground of the scent. It makes enough of a difference that it is worth owning both, especially if...
  24. Re: Amouage Interlude Black Iris - Pierre Negrin meets Renaud Salmon

    I do not think it is based on time of order, as I jumped onto the website in the opening minute of the sale, and my order is still in the “Processing” phase. Since the site was sluggish at the time...
  25. Re: Why nobody talks about Annick Goutal anymore?

    Annick Goutal is one of the best houses when it comes to herbal fragrances. While I do not see the house mentioned often here, I almost always enjoy the fragrances that I try from it. In my...
  26. Re: Amouage Interlude Black Iris - Pierre Negrin meets Renaud Salmon

    I took the plunge and live in the United States. Amouage has always shipped to me via DHL in the past, I believe.


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    Re: Twisted Lily Closing

    The package arrived yesterday with no problems. I particularly like that each of the fragrances in the discovery kit is in a spray vial. The kit also came with a pamphlet matching each vial holder...
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    Re: Twisted Lily Closing

    The discovery set that JBS1 posted about is the one I purchased. I placed the order last night, and the company put the package in the hands of UPS today, so fulfillment was speedy. It is shipping...
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    Re: Twisted Lily Closing

    Will let you know.
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    Re: Twisted Lily Closing

    I just placed an order for the Montale discovery set and a 120ml bottle of 1828 Jules Verne. My Paypal payment went to Europerfumes. I guess I will see how it goes with the new Twisted Lily (if the...
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    Re: What is your Signature Note?

    Mine would be incense or evergreen (ok, this answer may be cheating in order to rope in pine, cypress, fir, etc.).
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    Re: Your Easter Fragrance ?

    Relique D’Amour


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    Re: Incense recommendations

    On the higher end of the price spectrum, Xerjoff Zefiro and Amouage Rose Incense are excellent. Additionally, I find Clive Christian 20 Iconic Masculine to have an incense-based dry down (following...
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    Re: Rook Perfumes Re-Launch with 20% Off

    Thanks - it worked! Just placed an order.


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    Re: Rook Perfumes Re-Launch with 20% Off

    The discount code does not seem to be working for me.


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  36. Re: Permanence and duration of perfumes (not EDT, or EDC)

    I agree with hednic. Intense Vetiver has a very strong burnt rubber scent to my nose that drowns out the the remainder of the fragrance. It is the only version of TdH that I’ve tried that has this...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Thank you for the reviews of Dead is Better. It is probably my favorite scent by Sixteen92. I own a FB and travel spray of it, and I have already ordered a backup bottle. Please note that I love a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    My bottle of Jeke from Josh was also shipped (received my notice at 2:15 am this morning). Additionally, I placed an order for Norne at LuckyScent (backordered at the time). The Norne page on...
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    Re: Latest Thierry Mugler - A*Men Ultimate!

    This one is now available in the US on the Mugler website.
  40. Re: Lacoste Booster (Coty) or Lush Dirty (Body Spray) - Mint Fragrance

    I have only owned the Coty version. It smells and performs the way the P&G version is described on here. I would not know for sure, though, as I have never tried the P&G version. It is a very...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    Embarrassingly, my Fragrantica wardrobe shows 579 (I only include full bottles in it). A number of fragrances are not listed (either not in the directory or purchased before I started logging them...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Thank you for the information. I placed my first order with them a couple of weeks ago (for 5 different bottles of 7.5 ml parfums and 3 different bottles of 10 ml roll-ons). The 30 ml bottles of...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Are the 30 ml bottles of Sixteen92 parfums spray bottles?
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    The sandalwood and myrrh seem to be the most dominant notes. As mentioned, there is a slight cognac/whiskey sweetness throughout, along with a smokey leather-like quality. The top is very boozy,...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Mine was delivered today also. I plan to give it a full wearing on Monday, but from first sniff, I smell a common (leather-like) thread among Overture, Portrayal, and Imitation. On another note,...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    All - I have ordered various fragrances from shops in the UK that ship DHL to the US, and the estimated delivery date is always incorrect. The shipments also always seem to go through East Midlands,...
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Just got my shipment confirmation. Hopefully this means that everyone should be receiving their confirmations soon.
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    Mine is still processing also.
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    Re: Best rose fragrances for men?

    Right now, Rose Incense (Amouage) and Royal Mayfair (Creed). Neither one is a pure rose scent, but both are excellent.
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    I am in the same boat (nothing since the original email confirmation).
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    I also ordered the “last” bottle yesterday - not feeling good about this!
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    Re: Amouage Alert: Overture for man!

    I placed an order for a bottle on Harrods.com yesterday but received an email today that my order has been cancelled because it is out of stock.
  53. Re: 20% Off Rogue Perfumery Fragrances - 1 Day Only???

    I blind bought Mousse Illuminee (my first Rogue purchase) based on the feedback that I have seen here on the forums.
  54. Re: 20% Off Rogue Perfumery Fragrances - 1 Day Only???

    Thank you for your post. The discount worked this morning.
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    Re: 20% off Olympic Orchids Perfumes

    This sale appears to be back through July 31, 2019.

    https://orchidscents.com/?p=2811

    It worked for me, as I ordered Blackbird, Hamsa, and the Devil Discovery Set at 20% off earlier today.
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    Re: 30% OFF 4th of July Sale at Fragonard!

    Thank you hednic! I am not sure if I have ever even tried a Fragonard fragrance so I ordered a bottle of Valentin.
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% selected items

    Thank you for the head’s up - I purchased the Twists collection also.
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    Re: House of Matriarch 50% OFF Father's Day sale

    It is definitely nice for those who like dry green fragrances. It is niche and not necessarily mass appealing, so one should try before buying.
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    Re: House of Matriarch 50% OFF Father's Day sale

    For a green lover like me, Bonsai is excellent. It begins with an incredibly realistic mown grass smell. During the dry down, it transitions from grass to evergreen on my skin. Most of the other...
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    Re: What would you wear to the Cricket?

    Maybe The Soft Lawn?
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    Re: A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    Great post and guide! Of your list, I own full bottles of Nuit Etoilee (edt and edp), Encens Flamboyant, Bottega Veneta PH, Yatagan, Hinoki, Sugi, Zagorsk, Winter, Winter Nights, Eloge du Traitre,...
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    Re: House of Matriarch 50% OFF Father's Day sale

    Thank you for the code. I had no choice but to purchase the fragrance labeled as an “evergreen dream” (Bonsai).
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    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    I went with Myths Man — inspired by the dragon, smell of ash, etc.
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    swall101, this is also not the case with all parts of the States. I frequently check the discounters in my area (Northwest Arkansas) and have absolutely never seen a Bond, Creed, or any other niche...
  65. Poll: Re: Which Fragrance Family Are You Wearing to Easter or Passover Services?

    I will be wearing Relique D’Amour due to its exquisite “Easter Lily” note.
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    Poll: Re: Amouage Reflection Man vs Myths Man

    I own all of the men’s line, and Myths is my favorite Amouage (with Opus VII a close second). As others have stated, however, it is certainly not a safe blind buy. It undergoes a great deal of...
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    Re: Amouage Portrayal

    Portrayal is now available for purchase on the Amouage web site. I just placed an order.
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    Re: 17% Off at Beauty Encounter 2 Day Sale

    Thank you, Oriane. The code was very useful!
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    Re: My 3 most complimented fragrances

    My most complimented have been Aventus, Straight to Heaven, and Behind the Rain (Paul Schutze).
  70. Re: It's National Fragrance Day! What are you wearing?

    I also did not realize that yesterday was National Fragrance Day, but I wore Yesterday Haze.
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    Re: Macy's 15% OFF VIP Sale

    Thank you for the head’s up, as I was able to put the promo code to good use.
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% off

    Sorry to hear that, HFMIII. Thankfully I received the correct bottles of E masculine and I masculine. Interestingly, based on the notes, I expected to like I more than E. However, the opposite...
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    Re: Creed Vetiver geranium or Melisime imperial?

    Own both and love Vetiver Geranium. Performance of MI on my skin is possibly the worst of all of the Creeds that I own.
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% off

    Thank you for the information! I just placed an order for I and E.
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    Re: 20% OFF Flash Sale Extended at Twisted Lily!

    The sale has now been extended through February 22. This has not been good for my wallet!
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    Re: 20% Off Maxaroma

    Thanks Oriane. Unfortunately, it appears that the coupon code only works on Initio Oud for Greatness.
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    Re: Best Acqua di Parma

    For me, Ginepro di Sardegna is fantastic. I enjoyed it so much at first try that I immediately bought a backup bottle.
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% selected items

    Thank you for sharing. I pulled the trigger on a bottle of 1872 Basil that I had been considering.
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    Re: Davidoff Zino/Zino Davidoff discontinued.

    It can be found in discounters such as TJ Maxx (where I bought mine a couple of months ago). I am not sure if this is a good sign or bad one about its production.
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    Re: Your best consistent fragrance house

    I typically purchase all men’s/unisex fragrances that come out of Amouage, Creed, and Imaginary Authors, so they are pretty consistent for my tastes.
  81. Re: What's your favorite fragrance that has a magnetic cap?

    For me, Amouage Myths Man
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    Re: Suggestions for something creamy, smoky

    Memoirs of a Trespasser by Imaginary Authors could fit the bill.
  83. Re: Can anyone suggest something green and mossy?

    For me, Amouage Memoir Man fits that bill.
  84. Re: Suggsetions for leafy and green - maybe with flowers and stems

    I will second Elephant by Zoologist.
  85. Re: OTHER than GIT, what to wear for ST. PATRICK'S DAY ?

    I ended up wearing Trefle Pur by Atelier.
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    Re: NEW: Annick Goutal - Bois D'Hadrien!

    Thanks for the tip, Hednic - bottle ordered!
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    Re: Realistic marine or rain scents for men?

    Behind the Rain by Paul Schütze has a nice post-rain wet forest floor vibe to it.
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    Re: Amouage Myths or Figment.

    Myths is tied with Norne as my two favorite fragrances of all time. I have truly never smelled anything like Myths or the journey it takes from the top notes to base notes. Interestingly, however,...
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    Re: NEW: Amouage Beach Hut

    A disclaimer to my initial reaction: Amouage is my favorite house, and "green" in general is my favorite type of fragrance. While Beach Hut is in the same sphere as Bracken Man and Figment Man,...
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    Re: NEW: Amouage Beach Hut

    I ordered Beach Hut from the Amouage web site last night. It cost $330 total (with shipping). Given the fact that I love nearly every Amouage release and the notes list reads like a greatest hits...
  91. Re: Another "what to wear" thread. This time...SOLAR ECLIPSE!

    Amouage Fate Man.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26139618.html
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