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    Re: any summer scent with long staying power?

    Bleecker Street, Bond no 9
  2. Re: Basenoters...Choose Your 2 Favorite From This Group!

    Bvlgari Black
    New York (Parfum de Nicolai)
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    Poll: Re: Silver Factory VS Tuscan Leather

    Tuscan Leather, although i enjoy both
  4. Re: Suggestions for vetiver-based fragrance for the spring/summer...

    Vetiver Tonka for me also
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    Just a few ?'s on ELDO's Fat Electrician

    I was thinking about making a purchase this week, and i just have a few questions concerning this scent;

    How similar, if at all, is this to Chanel's Sycomore, which i own and love?

    Is the...
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    Favourite Fragrance + body lotion

    What scent do you like to use with the matching body lotion?
  7. Re: Heeleys Cuir Pleine Fleur - How Would You Rate It

    i got a sample of it also, gotta admit, its pretty good stuff. exactly how i imagined it would have smelt
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    Re: Creed's Aventus: marks out of 10

    lol, joker.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Excellent advice, my experience exactly with this scent. Disliked it, now one of my all time favs
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    Re: Creed's Aventus: marks out of 10

    I didnt average that firstly, secondly, its a bit of fun.
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    Re: Le Labo Rose 31

    deffo an excellent scent.
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    Re: Creed's Aventus: marks out of 10

    Looking good so far guys, gonna total up tomorrow night
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    Re: Cocoa butter scents

    Tonka Imperiale
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    Creed's Aventus: marks out of 10

    I want to get everyones marks out of 10 for this scent, it would be interesting to work out an average, if this is successful i may do this with more scents. post your numbers!
  15. Re: Which niche houses do you feel are worth the price (excluding Creed and Bond)

    IMO most niche houses are justified in their pricing, especially Frederic Malle
  16. Re: Best fragrance house to build a collection from

    At the moment, i think Editions De Parfums probably offer the best scents to build a collection. If i had all of them, i'd probably be set. Any occasion, any season.
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    Re: What's in your Wishlist?

    Im still searching for my elusive, all season, all purpose scent. No luck so far. I was looking at Creed's Aventus, but you know when you wake up one morning and for some reason you dont want it...
  18. Thread: Dior Homme

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    Re: Dior Homme

    IMO, Homme and Homme Intense are masterpieces. Classic examples of modern, unique and bold creations in mainstream perfumery.
  19. Re: When you want to smell like luxury, what do you wear ?

    Chanel Sycomore
  20. Re: After a long battle..... (Sycomore vs. Encre Noire)

    The only thing 'feminine' about Sycomore is the little pink female symbol basenotes puts next to it in the directory.
  21. Re: After a long battle..... (Sycomore vs. Encre Noire)

    I prefer Sycomore.
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    Re: Prada Amber PH Intense Sillage

    Definitely NOT a dud in my opinion, works just fine for me, i agree silage is mild but i got a compliment from it when i could hardly smell it anymore. Very good scent, just wish the top notes would...
  23. Re: Best fragrance house to build a collection from

    I absolutely agree
  24. Re: Best fragrance house to build a collection from

    i disagree.... thats kind of the reason i asked the question, which house offers such a variety that you wouldnt notice such limitations
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    Re: Musculine Summer Fragrance suggestions?

    Chanel Sycomore
    Editions de Parfums Geranium Pour Monsieur
  26. Best fragrance house to build a collection from

    Which house offers the best fragrances to build an entire collection from?
    where you can chose any scent for any occasion, any season, only from this one house.

    I like Dior.
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    Re: What is your current signature scent?

    Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense.
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    Re: Bet this has never been asked before...

    Amen.... i dare u! lol
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    Re: Creed quality control

    thats exactly where i am right now....
  30. Re: 4 colognes to live with for the rest of your life. Niche and Designer.

    Designer

    Chanel Sycomore
    Dior Homme Intense
    Tobacco Vanille
    Hermes Vetiver Tonka

    Niche

    Serge Lutens Chergui
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    Re: I need a relaxing fragrance, help basenotes

    Great advice!
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    Re: I need a relaxing fragrance, help basenotes

    yep
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    Re: please help me find a fresh scent

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
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    Re: Oh, I need a new scent again!

    Hermes Vetiver Tonka
  35. Re: Help me understand the hype about Millesime Imperial

    whatever happened to individual taste? I thought it was 'individual' for a reason, so i dont like everything the same as the common man. The fact that some of us can see the beauty and love the smell...
  36. Re: All weather work scent, GIT, New York, Grey Vetiver, TdH Parfum

    Acqua di Parma is one of the more popular scents amongst 30+ men anywhere in SW London. Where i work both customers and employees drench themselves in it daily.
  37. Re: All weather work scent, GIT, New York, Grey Vetiver, TdH Parfum

    i wanna go with GIT or TdH.... decisions!
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    Re: Wow, what happened to all Creed prices!

    Im in the same boat, looking for Creed fragrances at discount price.....nothing.
  39. Re: Does anyone get Ambre Narguile in the drydown of Musc Ravageur?

    When you have a prominent, sweet vanilla note mixed with some cinnamon there are going to be similarities. I agree with the OP that both these drydowns are similar, not the same, but there is a...
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    Poll: Re: Guys my summers at ur choice :) Plz Help

    Yep, Jazz.
  41. All weather work scent, GIT, New York, Grey Vetiver, TdH Parfum

    Im searching for a really good all weather scent for work. I work in retail and want a good, unique smelling scent that stands out from all the Acqua di Parma that goes around, ive narrowed it down...
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    Re: Is Musc Ravageur over RATED?

    I dont think its overrated, i think it borders along great rather than good, which makes it somewhat deserving of it praise (but not all the time) I think the only way we can truly classify it as one...
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    Re: Need help choosing a vetiver.

    Sycomore is my favourite vetiver frag, worth the price. Big and smoky, elegant and classy. I feel slightly out of place wearing this in anything other than a suit or semi formal attire.
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    Re: Thank you Basenotes!

    Basenotes is my first point of reference when seeking fragrance information. Great place to be. Welcome!
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    Re: Fruity Fragrances For Men

    Bigarade Concentree
  46. Re: So i'm watching "anchorman" for the first time tonight...

    Brick: 'I killed a guy!'

    Ron: 'I saw that!'
  47. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Blanche vs Fahrenheit 32: Battle of The Lemon Vanillas

    Edition Blanche for me, admitingly ive not tried Farenheiht 32
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    Re: Musc Ravageur / Rose 31

    Both very nice, both serves their purpose very well, age and all that stuff is redundant. i got kind of tired of them quite quickly however.
  49. Re: What is your highest number of bottles for a single fragrance?

    1. im not a believer of 'back up bottles'.
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    Re: Your Three Perfect Ten Out Of Ten Fragrances

    Tobacco Vanille
    Sycomore
    Chergui
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    Re: What is/was your wedding scent?

    Congratulations first of all;

    i too am engaged, i'll be marrying late next year, but ive already decided on what i will be wearing, Chergui. no story other than its one of the most beautifully...
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    Re: Name 2 that best describe your personality !

    Tobacco Vanille and Sycomore
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    Re: Hermès Ambre Narguile vs M-R and N-H.

    In terms of composition and artistry;

    1. Musc Ravageur
    2. Ambre Narguille
    3. New Haarlem

    But my favourite;

    1. New Haarlem
    2. Musc Ravageur
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    Re: Entering niche...

    I started with the Tom Ford private blends
  55. Re: Where does Thierry Mugler stand amongst the best fragrance houses??

    A smart man once said,

    'Good publicity, bad publicity, the key word is publicity'

    Thats kind of how i see Mugler.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: March 2011

    No problem!!! sorry it took so long!!
  57. Re: What fragrance's do you consider to be Olfactory Art?

    Chergui
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    Re: Clean and Fresh for Spring!

    Cologne Pour Le Matin
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    Re: Something light and sweet

    Thanks Buddy. I have a sample of Five o'clock gingembre, and i remember the ginger or cinnamon (whichever it was) was too much for me to like, decent enough, but maybe Tonka Imperiale is the thing i...
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    Re: Tuscan leather

    I love it personally. Excellent night out scent.
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    Re: Something light and sweet

    Is that the fragrance with banana in it?
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    Re: Spicey Rum Scent (EDT) suggestions

    Straight to Heaven by By Kilian
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    Re: Frederic Malle Enthusiasts

    agreed, very good choice
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    Re: Something light and sweet

    main factor was i didnt feel like spending all that money on something that just smelt good to me. if my search hits a wall i might get it.
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    Re: Something light and sweet

    already got it, something a tad sweeter
  66. Re: Suggestions for a summer/hot weather fragrance

    Try Allure Home Sport and Allure Edition Blanche
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    Something light and sweet

    Looking for something light and sweet, i was going to spring for Tonka Imperiale but for some reason my interest has cooled on it. Want something i can use mostly all year round, something sweet, not...
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    Re: Need summer frag advice quickly if possible

    My summer arsenal for this year consists of Bigarade Concentree, Edition Blanche and Sycomore.
  69. Re: How Much Different Is BIGARADE CONCENTRÉE From VOYAGE DE HERMES and TERRE DE HERMES??

    Bigarade Concentree gives you the fresh, true to life orange peel smell the others dont, well i have not tried Voyage but BC ultimately dries down to an orangey, rosy hay like skin scent. I love it.
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    Re: Whats on your buy list for this month guys?

    Scratch that, gonna get an iPad2 instead!
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    Re: Most Excited For...?

    Chanel Sycomore
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    Re: Whats on your buy list for this month guys?

    Tonka Imperiale
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    Re: Summer Nights and Winter Days?

    I fully get what you mean. For me, i think Coze 02 by Parfumerie Generale is a good Summer night winter day scent. It takes a lot of trial and error when juggling scents, trying to fit them into...
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    Re: Do you consider size when buying fragrances?

    For some reason it always takes me ages to finish a 50ml, even for a liberal sprayer like myself. Unless i can help it i go for 50ml. I have Edition Blanche in 100ml only because i got it at discount...
  75. Re: In Paris - .......... - with a cold. I dont friggin believe it!

    Sorry to hear that man, try to enjoy it anyway. Paris is a beautiful place, I plan on going this summer. Do get back to us on new fragrances you'll be trying, im looking to add a couple new...
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    Re: Where for art thou Tonka Imeriale??

    The ground floor didnt have any, is there another perfumery on the 5th floor?
  77. Re: Your favourite Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrance

    good to know, thanks!
  78. Re: Your favourite Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrance

    anyone tried cologne pour le matin and the absolue?
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    Cuir Piene Fluer Vs Tuscan Leather

    Which leather scent do you prefer?

    before some start talking about their so different, how can you compare them, etc, this is for people like myself who can really only afford one, but loves...
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    Re: Your top-10 list at the moment!

    sweet list man
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    Where for art thou Tonka Imeriale??

    I tried Harrods, nothing. Online, nothing. Harvey Nichols, nothing. where the heck can i buy this thing??
  82. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Blanche minus the pepper?

    Pepper? really? i dont get a hint of pepper in Blanche....
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    Re: Your top-10 list at the moment!

    In no Order

    Musc Ravageur (Editions de Parfums)
    Tobacco Vanille (Tom Ford)
    Coze 02 (Parfumerie Generale)
    Chergui (Serge Lutens)
    Sycomore (Chanel)
    Allure Homme Edition blanche (Chanel)...
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    Re: Frederic Malle Enthusiasts

    This is a superb line, one of the few lines that you can get mostly all of their scents and will be suitable for every occasion and every season, ive sampled most of them, here is my one sentence...
  85. Re: Time To Dust Off Those Spring and Summer Scents.

    Bigarade Concentree and Allure Homme Edition Blanche, one scent for each day of hot weather we'll get in london!
  86. Thread: Which to buy?

    by jlouismi
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    Re: Which to buy?

    Terre d Hermes
  87. Re: Scents you liked initially but grew to not like or even hate?

    Burberry London. yuck!
  88. Thread: Chergui

    by jlouismi
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    Re: Chergui

    i wouldnt particularly wear this during the day regardless of temperature. but it might work for you. the only way to really get an answer is to wait for the summer and try it.
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense is Good Stuff!

    Thank you so much for this excellent review, it has re-ignighted my desire to sample this and hopefully make a purchase this week.
  90. Re: New Tom Fords for 2011 - Santal Absolute, Jasmin Rouge etc

    so i googled all the names, you know, just for kicks..... Jasmin Rouge is interesting! lol
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    Re: Geranium pour monsieur

    i love its uniqueness, unlike any other fragrance on the market. this blooms in the heat, the icy cool mint is very chic. this and bigarade concentree are the best hot weather offerings from this...
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    Re: Recent Tom Ford Purchase

    I agree on this being a cool weather scent, not necessarily winter. What i have found with TV in my couple years experience with it is that it is more versatile than some people give it credit for. I...
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    Re: Day-to-day fragrance

    Chanel Allure Homme
  94. Thread: PG Coze

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    Re: PG Coze

    Agreed, Coze is a wonderul fragrance. One of my all time favs
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    All season Vanilla

    is there such thing? something with a bit of sweetness, but one that can be used in all seasons?
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    Poll: Re: Citrus "Holy Grail"

    Indeed, the most refreshing, uplifting scent ive ever experienced
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    Poll: Re: Which popular niche gourmand do you prefer?

    Tobacco Vanille. Because IMO it smells better than the rest
  98. Re: Reminder: How is Guerlain designer and Armani Prive niche?

    any 'exclusive' lines from designer houses (chanel exclusifs, dior la collection, armani prive etc) are still designer fragrances, just 'exclusive' designer fragrances, made by designer houses. The...
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    Re: Parfumerie General Coze

    It reminds me of a more dense, grown up refined version of A*men. Thats not to say the two smell similar, but i certainly pick up the patchouli, the chocolate is more cocoa to me, mixed with a little...
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    Re: The most unique fragrance house

    couldn't agree more
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