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    Re: SOTD Saturday 23rd May 2015

    by Kilian Single Malt

    http://www.nstperfume.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/single-malt-s.jpg
  2. Thread: Xerjoff uden

    by CaliDude
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    Re: Xerjoff uden

    I'm interested in this thread as well. I've sampled Nio and Kobe and now feel that they're full bottle worthy. I haven't tried anything else in the Shooting Stars line. If the rest are good, I might...
  3. Re: Fragrances by Kilian in US with good price

    From my experience, your best chance at finding a good deal for a Kilian is when the retailer has a good cash back deal with eBates. For example, Saks recently had a 16% cash back deal via eBates.
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    Re: Creed Winsdor to be re-released July 2015

    Interesting. I would figure that the name "Windsor" is already being used in other products.
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    Re: It Finally Happened........

    For work, I generally do one spray to the chest or neck. Two sprays would be max. Fragrances on me project more than usual in an office setting.
  6. Re: LuckyScent.com giving $25 off $100+ orders with code BREAK25 through 5/25/15

    Nice. They rarely give discounts, will check it out. Thanks!
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    Re: Euro shops that ship to US?

    Agreed, gotta take advantage of this. Euro to USD just dipped a bit today, to 1.12.
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    Re: Best of Tom Ford Private Blend?

    My favorite is Oud Wood. I also really like Noir de Noir, Tobacco Vanille, Amber Absolute, Italian Cypress, and Mandarino di Amalfi.
  9. Re: Does Kilian Hennessy have his own rehab clinic?

    Count me in as a fan. I really like a lot of this house's offerings. My favorites are Back to Black, Apple Brandy, Rose Oud, Musk Oud, and Vodka on the Rocks.
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    Re: Creed Jardin d'Amalfi terrible.

    Agreed, same here. For some reason, out of all of my samples, my Creed samples tend to not smell nearly as good as my full bottles.
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    Re: Creed Jardin d'Amalfi terrible.

    +1. I too thought it was a bit too feminine, but was still able to appreciate it. Ended up getting it for my wife, she loves it.
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    Re: The thrill of Blind Buying.

    I blind buy, but only for decants/splits. I don't believe I've ever blind bought a full bottle. Too risky.

    The biggest blind buy I recall is when I purchased a 50ml split of Creed Windsor a few...
  13. Re: Which "BIG" fragrance out there that just does not interest you?

    Puredistance M - too similar to Hermes Bel Ami to justify the high price tag. I don't really "get" this fragrance either. Too much cumin for me.
    Dior Leather Oud - too animalistic and off-putting...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 16th May 2015

    Amouage Memoir Man

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.10145.jpg
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    Re: Discounted Odori fragrance, thoughts?

    I thought it was discontinued. I thought I read somewhere that the house went out of business or something.
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    Re: 26% saks fifth

    Unfortunately, the 16% cash back deal expired. It's now at 8% cash back.

    The way ebates works is that you create an account, and then for participating online merchants, you launch into their...
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    Re: Euro shops that ship to US?

    The Euro has been rallying a bit lately. I was fortunately able to make a large purchase when it was at 1.11 (it's now at 1.14). It's still historically low though.

    +1 for First in Fragrance...
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    Re: Fans of Aoud and Roja Dove Rejoice.

    So far I've tried Scandal PH, Fetish PH, Amber Aoud, Vetiver Extrait, and Neroli Extrait. Of those, I found his extraits to be my favorite. The rest were okay but not bottle worthy for me. Can't wait...
  19. Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    Very cool. Thanks remik.
  20. Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    Agreed. That's what I was thinking as well. Should drastically reduce the split prices. Glad to hear.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 14th May 2015

    Creed Windsor

    https://www.creedboutique.com/100-270-thickbox/windsor-creed-perfume.jpg
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    Re: Bought Single Malt by Kilian today ...

    That's nice of them to do that.

    This scent has dried down and I would say its base is still reminiscent of their Apple Brandy. Of the three Kilian boozy scents, my favorite is Apple Brandy, then...
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    Re: Bought Single Malt by Kilian today ...

    Recently got a decant of this (bought blind). While I can say that I don't hate this fragrance, it really didn't wow me either. It smells like a fragrance I already own, and reminds me of a Mugler or...
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    Re: Amouage Awaits

    My first Amouage that I sampled and still enjoy most is Jubilation XXV. A close second is Beloved Man.

    Honorable mentions: Lyric Man, Memoir Man, and Epic Man.

    In general with Amouage, you...
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    Re: 26% saks fifth

    My bad, didn't see the fine print for the additional code for free shipping. Got it to work. Thanks op!
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    That's good news. Glad it finally worked out.
  27. Re: Thierry Mugler 30% off almost everything!!!

    Darn, it didn't work on Ultra Zest, but it did take 10% off Pure Coffee.
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    Re: 26% saks fifth

    Not yet. On the fence on making a purchase as I've already made a ton of purchases this month, but was just testing it out. The 10% discount did apply to my order and it reduced my s/h by $2 (from...
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    Re: 26% saks fifth

    Thanks for this.

    For some reason, s/h cost didn't get removed after I put in the 10% off code.
  30. Re: Any idea when Creed Windsor is being rereleased?

    Agreed. Would love that, especially if they make it a part of their regular line and no longer limited edition.
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    Re: Sorry I know another creed fake question

    This. Just about all of my Creeds from Fragrancenet have Arabic inscriptions, and none of them are fake. Arabic insert does not necessarily mean the Creed is fake, it just means that Fragrancenet's...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 11, 2015

    Naomi Goodsir Or du Serail

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.28054.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 10th May 2015

    Guerlain Derby

    http://www.perfumemaster.org/images/pm_news/2012/2012_12_03_News_Guerlain_Derby_2012.jpg
  34. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    Same, found out after my order. Although it is in op's post, I didn't read the fine print. Still a good deal though.
  35. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    Interesting, thanks.
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    Good point. I wonder why Xerjoff didn't take this route. Seems to be the most reasonable and quickest solution.
  37. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    Thanks.
  38. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    Just out of curiosity, does FIF generally give out discount codes? Or is it very rare?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud

    https://geurengoeroe.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/erik-zwaga-geurengoeroe-maison-francis-kurkdjian-oud.jpg
  40. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    Using the code Removal Helpers worked for me last night.
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    Agreed, terrible customer service. Sorry you have to go through the run-around.
  42. Re: First in Fragrance - 10% discount until 10 May 2015

    I recently made an order from them and couldn't be happier. Thank you for the code.
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    Re: My disappointing Z01 experience

    I really like Aventus, regardless of the batch. I got a full bottle of the 2012 batch and it's very smokey/leathery. I also have a decant of the 2014 batch, it is more fruity but I would say the...
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    Re: Terre d Hermes

    Own the parfum version and really like it. I thought the EDT had a more prominent pine note and the parfum version was more earthy. I prefer the parfum version.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 4th May 2015

    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather

    http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegallery/store/product/Large/14/_6278054.jpg
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    If Xerjoff, or any other fragrance house for that matter, doesn't have the proper tools to assist us in these scenarios, then they should just send a brand new bottle to the customer and not require...
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    I, too, have been wary of purchasing Xerjoff products because of this. Was considering Nio or their discovery set, but now I think I'll pass for now.

    If this happened to me, I would ask Xerjoff...
  48. Re: Help ID a By Kilian? Similar to Scent Intense

    My guess is Sacred Wood, but may not be it considering it's not as popular as the other Kilian fragrances, such as Cruel Intentions, Back to Black, etc.
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    Re: Essenza Nobile

    Yeah, I forgot to mention FIF also doesn't charge tax when shipping to the US. I know with local retailers, even if I can get a discount, there's another 8-9% added due to tax. This makes places like...
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    Re: Essenza Nobile

    Same. Ordered from FIF for the first time a couple weeks ago. Still waiting for my package, but I already knew it generally takes 3-4 weeks to arrive from them, so it's not an issue for me. My...
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    Re: Clive Christian For Men

    X is my favorite as well. V is also nice, but it became a skin scent after a few hours. I also tried 1872 from a sample. It smelled good, just never gave it a full wearing.
  52. Thread: Creed Aventus

    by CaliDude
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    Re: Creed Aventus / UNUM

    Payment sent for Aventus Bottle #6. Thanks.
  53. Re: Can one wear Bond No 9 NY Oud during spring/summer?

    I would say one spray max. I once sprayed this three times on my neck in cool weather and nearly suffocated. :)
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th April 2015

    Le Labo Rose 31
    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/46801.jpg
  55. Re: Reflection Man: thoughts on the magnetic cap version

    I haven't tried the new Lyric Man, but the vintage smelled really nice. Based on all the negative reviews of the reformulated version, I will never purchase a full bottle. It's a shame Amouage...
  56. Re: Aventus price on fragrancenet through the roof

    I do agree that Fragrancenet has been bumping up their Creed prices for the past year. Back in 2012, I was able to get a 4 oz Aventus for around $200.

    However, the lowest price I am able to get...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    by Kilian Musk Oud

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/images/by_kilian_musk_oud.jpg
  58. Re: If you enjoy house "X", you may also enjoy house "Y"

    If you enjoy Creed, you may also like Frederic Malle. I find that quite a few of Malle's fragrances remind me of Creed:
    Bigarade Concentree
    Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Bois d'Orage - smells very...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Clive Christian V for Men

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.14637.jpg
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    Re: Okay.....so how many 1861s are there?

    I've never heard of 1861 Renaissance either. I believe the original was just called 1861.
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    Re: Which oud do you prefer?

    At the moment, my two favorites are:
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Maison Francis Kurkdjian Oud
  62. Thread: Creed Aventus

    by CaliDude
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    Re: Creed Aventus / UNUM

    Please put me down for 50 ml of Aventus + pump
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    Re: MFK a good way to try the line.

    I agree.

    On a side-note, I realized that out of all the MFK fragrances, the only one I really like is Oud. The Oud Mood line isn't bad either. The rest of their fragrances never really wow'ed me.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Clive Christian X for Men
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.4650.jpg
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    Re: Xerjoff Vs Roja Dove

    Good news, Viffer! Hope all goes well.
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    Re: Do you consider Bond No 9 and Creed niche?

    Yes. I think Creed is the most popular niche fragrances out there.
  67. Re: Retiring from splits for now. Open splits have been closed.

    Thank you for all the splits. I really appreciate it. Best of luck!
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    Re: Underwhelmed with Kilians recent releases

    Kilian is one of my favorite fragrance houses. I actually really like Apple Brandy too. If I had to rank my favorite Kilians, it would be:

    1. Back to Black
    2. Apple Brandy
    3. Vodka on the Rocks...
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    Re: Name your favorite Amouage

    1. Jubilation XXV
    2. Beloved Man
  70. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Never had an allergic reaction, but I did feel nauseous on a couple occasions. Last one I recall that happening is when I sampled Bond no 9 I Love New York for Him. Had to scrub it off as fast as...
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    Re: Cheapest place online for Roja Dove

    +2 for First in Fragrance: http://www.ausliebezumduft.de/

    The Roja extraits that typically go for around $430 (includes tax) in the US, go for literally $100 less than that via their site when...
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    Re: Creed - What Gives?

    As others mentioned, it could be olfactory fatigue. It could also be that the fragrance just has poor longevity. My Creeds typically give me good longevity. The only exceptions I can think are Pure...
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne

    A high class scent. One of my favorite Creeds. As others mentioned, longevity not so great. Enjoy it while it lasts on you. Spray liberally.
  74. Re: VIW vs Xerjoff 1861 vs Your #1 choice for summer?

    1. Virgin Island Water
    2. Frederic Malle Bigarade Concentree
    3. 1861
  75. Re: Fragrances that remind you of a beach or an ocean...

    Creed Virgin Island Water
    Heeley Sel Marin (but not in a good way, it literally smells of the harbor)
    Bulgari Aqua
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    Re: Dear Gawd Creed and these batch variations

    When I first tried MI from a sample, I was very underwhelmed. All I got was a huge dose of salt and barely some watermelon in the background. Some time later I ended up buying a full bottle, and it...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Yeah, I had a similar first impression when I first tried it a few years ago. I blind bought a split of the last batch, and the first time I tried it I wondered what all the hype was about. I gave it...
  78. Re: Help with my next Creed (i know, but i love creed

    Silver Mountain Water
    Virgin Island Water
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    Re: Xerjoff Vs Roja Dove

    Viffer, sorry to hear about your experience. Their actions were unacceptable. I feel like the only time they'll start treating people with respect is when they see the direct impact on their...
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    Re: Xerjoff Vs Roja Dove

    Not really a fan of either house, both are overpriced IMO.

    My favorites from Xerjoff are 1861, Nio, and Kobe.

    For Roja Dove, the only one I really liked was Vetiver Extrait. Can't really...
  81. Poll: Re: Invasion Barbare vs Amouage Journey Man vs Amouage Interlude Man

    Invasion Barbare by far. Other two are okay IMO.
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    This is good news. I still have a decent amount left of my 50ml split of the 2010 batch. Will probably jump on a split of this upcoming one as well, just so that I can wear it more freely. As others...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    1. Pure Coffee
    2. Pure Havane
    3. Taste of Fragrance
  84. Thread: Creed 1849

    by CaliDude
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    Re: Creed 1849

    I can understand some finding it feminine, but not too much for me. It does have a resemblance to Guerlain Samsara though.

    Having said that, it's one of my favorite Creeds. The only one I've ever...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Same here. That'd be too bad though. I remember the last Windsor atomizer promotion was pretty expensive. I think 50 ml for $350. A full re-release sounds too good to be true.
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    Re: GIT smells like SMW!!??

    I enjoy both scents. GIT is my SOTD too. However, they smell very different to me.
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    Major price hike for Creeds on Fragrancenet

    Apologies in advance if this was already posted recently, but I was browsing Fragrancenet and their Creed prices shot up drastically yet again. Even after their 25% off sale, 4 oz Creed Silver...
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    Re: Bond NY Oud is some potent juice

    Had same experience as OP a couple years ago. Sprayed it twice on my neck and I was suffocating. One of my favorite Bonds though (when used in moderation).
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    Re: Tom Ford: Italian Cypress or Oud Wood

    I like both, but would have to go with Oud Wood. My wife loves it on me.
  90. Re: The first Creed fragrance you smelled, and your reaction.

    That happened to me as well, bigtyivier2k2. My first niche smelled was SMW and my second was Himalaya. I really enjoyed both of them, but SMW a bit more. My wife really liked the scent on me as well....
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    Re: Why is Silver Mountain Water so underrated?

    One of my favorite Creeds. Smells great and an overall safe scent to wear on pretty much any occasion. Also my avatar. :)
  92. Re: Amouage Sandal Attar/Helmut Lang/Zegna/Heeley/Mancera/Kilian/Nicholai/Dior Privee Vetiver & More

    I also received Musk Oud yesterday. Thanks as always, Rich.
  93. Re: How are Frederic Malle colognes? What are the best ones?

    For me, this house represents top notch natural smelling perfumery. My favorites are Bigarade Concentree, Vetiver Extraordinaire, and Geranium Pour Monsieur.
  94. Thread: Xerjoff

    by CaliDude
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    Re: Xerjoff

    Overpriced house IMO, especially since they did away with the 100ml Shooting Stars bottles. My favorites are:
    1861
    XXY
    Nio
    Kobe
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    Re: The James Heeley House.

    My favorite of the house is Menthe Fraiche. I also like Oranges & Lemons (although it doesn't seem to be talked about much). Cocobello was okay, but I prefer Creed Virgin Island Water over it.
    ...
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    Re: Creed Pure awhile Cologne, discuss ....

    Got a split of this. One of my favorite Creeds. Great spring and summer time scent. Wish it lasted longer.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 3, 2014

    Thierry Mugler A*Men

    http://www.elitparfum.hu/images/products/5024.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Naomi Goodsir Cuir Velours

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/59300.jpg
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    Re: New Kilian - Single Malt : Harrods exclusive

    Big fan of Vodka on the Rocks and Apple Brandy city exclusives. Can't wait to try this one out.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, October 27, 2014

    by Kilian Apple Brandy
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