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    Re: Next fragrances you plan on purchasing?

    Definitely:
    Parfums de Marly Galloway

    Maybe:
    One from the Parfums de Marly Arabian Breed collection.

    Really on a PdM kick lately!
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    Re: Amouage Opus VII -----Can/US

    Bumpage
  3. Re: Parfum De Marly Byerley - Has anyone tried or heard of this one?

    Byerley definitely revolves around vetiver, I guess it makes sense to have the green bottle. The other noticeable note is definitely cedarwood. I think these two notes are pretty much the stars of...
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    I just want to say that I had a wonderful experience in Niche Essence. Absolutely beautiful boutique, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. I urge everyone to visit the boutique when given the...
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    Re: similar to terre d' Hermes?

    I think Divine L'Homme Infini is a clone to TDH also.
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    Amouage Opus VII -----Can/US

    Up for Swap:

    Amouage Opus VII with cap and box 100ml -----85% full

    Interested in:
    Amouage Epic Man, Memoir Man, Dia Man
    Parfums de Marly
    Creed
    MFK............
    Otherwise open to reasonable...
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    Re: Amouage Journey Man: mish-mash

    I thought I would really like this because some have linked it to Fate Man. But i was utterly disappointed.
    I was actually very impressed with the top notes, spicy pepper + sweet tobacco, one of...
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    That's a huge blow to the fragrance community in Toronto. I talked to Lynn over a month ago and she did not inform of this, probably just very recent news.

    What a bummer!
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    Relocating or closed down for good?
  10. Re: Or du Serail Eau de Parfum by Naomi Goodsir

    Definitely got a Tobacco Vanille, Back to Black.....kinda theme going on in this fragrance (been there done that). While it's good I'm not really impressed with this new offering. It's quite heavy...
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    Re: Amouage Fate. Why so much hate?

    I don't get much curry from this. I do agree that the dominating note in Fate Man is immortelle. I think it's a gorgeous scent, in my top 3 Amouage for sure.
  12. Re: Best formal (suit and tie/tuxedo) fragrance releases in the past 5 years.

    I think Amouage in general fits this category perfectly.

    But the one that comes to my mind right away is Puredistance M. It's striking, badass but very serious. It's James Bond in a suit,...
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    Re: Puredistance M Size, 17.5 or 60?

    Agree with this. Also, while M is long-lasting, I don't find it to project much, but it leaves a nice soft scent trail.
  14. Re: Yippie-Ki-Yay! Bruce Willis has another frag out!

    Very well done.
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    Re: Konig by Yosh: should I buy it?

    The first few times I tried it I thought it was pretty good, I even placed it higher than Sombre Negra. But the more I tested it the more I disliked it, there's just something in there that reminds...
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    Re: Best Designer "Leather" Scent?

    Another vote for Cuiron! Sadly, they don't make em like that anymore!

    Knize Ten is good also.
  17. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    They never got back to me regarding buying in person. I knew this was too good to be true, too bad.
  18. Re: Bois d’Ascese Eau de Parfum by Naomi Goodsir

    Out of all the smokey frags i've tried, Bd'A is the closest smell to a real bonfire or fireplace, especially the first half hour to an hour. This part of the fragrance is quite unique and makes it...
  19. Re: Bond No9 Harrods Swarovski Oud vs Harrods Agarwood

    Harrods Swarovski Oud/Harrods Oud - this one is oud dominant, it's an earthy/woody oud with slight dirty undertones. Overall, the oud, myrrh (the myrrh gives it an aged leather like note) and...
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    Re: Similar to Geir Ness

    The closest I can think of is Chanel Allure Homme Sport.
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    Re: Bois d'Ascese for Easter Week?

    Hoping to wear Encens et Lavande.

    Bois d'Ascese is a phenomenal fragrance though.
  22. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    5% tax is a steal too considering we have 13% HST.
  23. Re: Have you noticed it's always the same fragrances that are mentioned in every thread?

    Yosh Sombre Negra.

    It's often overlooked. I think it's a masterpiece.
  24. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    I emailed them asking them if i can make a purchase at their office in person. Wait and see what they say.
  25. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    I used to work in that same vicinity. Office building on one side of the street and residential condos on the other so it's hard to tell. Some prices are too good to be true on this ite. Probably...
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    Re: Fragrances with some stank

    LM Hard Leather
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    Re: You only get one....

    Bond 9 Harrods Oud
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    Re: YOSH - Konig Feedback and thoughts

    Yes, Konig feels quite simple. But it's got a real crisp and sparkling quality to it. You get a smokey vetiver note when you smell it up close, and a crisp apple note from the sillage. To me it's...
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    Re: YSL La Nuit for spring/summer

    Not sure if you can get the La Nuit de L'Homme Frozen where you live, we have it in our department stores. It's the closest to the original La Nuit but definitely fresher (hence the name Frozen),...
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    Re: cheaper alternatives to Jub XXV

    It's funny the few times I wore JXXV to the office, someone asked me if i was wearing Old Spice. Take it with a grain of salt though.
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    Re: Floral Like Reflection Man

    Viktor & Rolf Antidote
  32. Re: Looking for a mega-compliment fragrance for summer

    I was going to recommend L'Humaniste before I even saw your last paragraph. Bleu de Chanel is also good along with Platinum Egoiste. Also try YSL L'Homme and Prada Luna Rossa.

    I'm surprised that...
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    Re: Heavy metal cologne

    Not a fan of heavy metal myself, but one that immediately comes to my mind is Caron L'Anarchiste. It's spicey, musky and a little metallic (probably from a combination of orange, mint and cloves). ...
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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    One of my favorite sites to order. Lots of rare stuff at reasonable prices. The overall packaging could be a little better but overall i give them an A.
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    Re: Wanting to try, need reason...

    Yes, avoid the EDP if you think EDT is too sweet. EDP has less tea and more tonka.
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    Re: New Amouage Opus VIII

    Going to have high expectations on this one since VII was off the charts (in a good way)
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    Re: Oud is for Machos

    There's a reason why the Oud + Rose combo was popular for many years
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    Re: Pure Distance Black

    Props to you that you like it. It didn't move me at all. Someone said there's no life to it, and that's bang on. I expected it to be edgy and have a character, but it didn't. It's safe and...
  39. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    If it's Rive Gauche you're asking about, go to your local Walmarts. I'm not sure if you live in my region, so it might not apply. During Christmas time, this stuff was on sale for $19.99 in lots of...
  40. Re: Top 5 Inexplicably Cheap yet Good Fragrances for Men

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme can still be found from $19 to $29 here.

    But one that still pops up here and there on Ebay for a good price is Fendi Life Essence. Underrated summer gem.
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    Poll: Re: Pure Havane vs. Dior Homme Intense

    PH by a landslide
  42. Thread: Kenzo Jungle

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    Re: Kenzo Jungle

    Yes huge fan. It's bold, unique, good performance and affordable price, it's simply unbeatable and one of the best designer fragrances that came out in the last 20 years. A true gem.
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    Re: Best Fragrance Name Ever?

    Smolto's Full Choke, not to my surprise it's also nomiated for best bottle.
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    Re: ROJA parfums anyone?

    Fetish Pour Homme - Probably the best and most popular out of the Pour Homme bunch because of it's association with Puredistance M. I can see a lot of similarities between the two. It's got a more...
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    Regular line: Fate Man
    Library: Opus VII

    Honourable mentions: Epic Man and Opus II
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    Re: Most complimented Niche -

    Wife: Creed Millesime Imperial
    Other than my wife: Amouage Opus VII
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    Re: Favorite Men's Line

    Amouage, steller men's line (overshadowed by a stellerer woman's line).
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    Re: Passage D'Enfer

    Indeed a very nice soft incense combined with floral elements, it's a departure of the modern dry incense-ambery combos. PdE reminds me of medieval castles on a dark raining day, it's one of...
  49. Re: How much money do you spend on perfume a month?

    Based on the past year, roughly $300 a month, so I shelled out over $3.5k last year. This year will change, I will mostly buy samples, there are just endless to test and not enough time to finish...
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    Re: Oud in the summer.

    I used Byredo Oud Immortel in the summer, does wonders.
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    Re: best exclusive Creed?

    Spice & Wood
  52. Re: Please help to make a choice between Creed Royal Oud OR Amouage Memoir Man

    Royal Oud by a hair
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    A meetup there would be awesome
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    Andrew's is great. Davido Afnani also carries Amouage downtown Toronto
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    Re: How many of my top 10 would be in yours?

    Black Afgano is in my top 10
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    Re: Colonia Intensa Oud is Grossly Underrated

    Didn't like this at all, the oud in here is very sharp. To each his own I guess. One of my least favorite ouds.
  57. Re: Anyone try the "repackaged" Oud Wood by Tom Ford?

    tried the new trio last week (though only the packaging was new for Oud Wood). Still smells the same, longevity didn't improve one bit. And the other 2.......were underwhelming.
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    Re: Amouage Opus VII is frickin' brilliant!

    Absolutely agree that this is brilliant stuff. Top notes are very challenging, but still wearable. Oud smoke in this is awesome, it's less ashy than the oud smoke in Interlude man. The amber gives...
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    Re: L'Homme Parfum Intense (2013)

    It's fruit punch in a bottle
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    Re: Very interesting wiki on Mr. Kurkdjian

    That's exactly how I feel. Cologne Blanche and Eau Noire are phenomenal stuff and I think Eau Noire is his best creation to date. I had high hopes for his own line, but I was disappointed with all...
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    Re: Looking for the Perfect Summer 2013 Fragrance

    Geir by Geir Ness
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    Re: A little story about Bleu de Chanel

    What i really want to know is what would have happend if he'd worn Aventus. Maybe for experiment sakes, he should go back to the store next time wearing Aventus and i'm willing to bet that he will...
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite tea?

    I'm a fan of green tea, not too keen on black tea.

    So my vote goes to Yang. I also like Roger & Gallet The Vert.
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    Re: Under the Radar Animalic Gems

    Kenzo Jungle
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    Re: Forgotten gems : INSENSE', by Givenchy (1993)

    A pioneer in the male floral genre, unfortunately it gives me a headache.
  66. Thread: Grad Advice

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    Re: Grad Advice

    Yes, Plantinum Egoiste will do the trick, you'll stand out in the dinner and party, and might even get laid afterwards, so watch out.
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    Re: Name the Special Designer Fragrances!

    Dior Homme
    YSL Body Kouros
    Cartier Declaration
    Jaipur Homme EDP
    Kenzo Jungle Pour Homme
    Chanel Platinum Egoiste

    Sadly discontinued:
    Yohji Homme
    Cuiron
  68. Thread: Slumberhouse

    by HackerX
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    Re: Slumberhouse

    Wholeheartedly agree with all the above. This is my favorite house right now, I have yet to find a fragrance from this house that I don't like. Absolutely phenomenal stuff, very unique juices that...
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    Re: If you're a Mafia boss, what would you were?

    Vintage M7
  70. Re: Which one in woody-spicy family would you consider masterpiece/groundbreaking

    +1 on Cartier Declaration and Creed Royal Oud
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    Re: Cuir Pleine Fleur and Fahrenheit

    CPF amps up the leather while Farenheit amps up the violet. But there's a hay-like note in CPF that kind of ruin an otherwise fine leather scent for me. Though the two share several notes I don't...
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    Re: Your rarest fragrance

    Vintage Jacques Fath Yang

    But i'm saving every drop of Japon Noir, Bois Rouge, Cuiron and Yohji Homme as the prices have skycrocketed even though they can still be found on ebay from time to time.
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    Re: Voleur de Roses - sweetness and plum ?

    Agree that VDR is not sweet at all. Like others have said, it's very earthy, a little dirty (like mud) and very damp, it really smells like a rose garden after the rain with some patchoulli thrown...
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    Re: Collection for sale:

    Just to reassure everyone, I got my package from Justin, good guy with some unreal prices that's for sure.
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    Re: Creed Limited Sale thing...

    These are at my local Creed counters, personally wasn't impressed with these 2, very poor longevity and projection as well.

    Bois de Santal on the other hand is rare as they come and it is the king.
  76. Re: Some laugh... "Tell me your best, strangest, incredible buyl!"

    Well, let's just say that I received very nice gifts from a fellow Basenoter multiple times, for example he sent me the following for free:

    A bottle of Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur and a 30ml decant...
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    MI
    La Nuit de L'homme
    Issey Miyake
    Platinum Egoiste
  78. Re: Need Advice on Pure Distance M . . . how do YOU wear this?

    Yah 5 sprays of this juice can get an entire building on lockdown. I just dab once from a vial (on the neck) and the scent covers an entire room almost instantly, atomic stuff, unfortunately not a...
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    Re: What was the first fragrance that you bought?

    Polo Sport I bought in grade 9, it was a panty dropper.
  80. Thread: Honour Man

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    Re: Honour Man

    http://www.lilydirect.com/search.asp?q=amouage&search=

    Can't beat their prices.
  81. Re: Which scents has the medieval-age vibe like Game of Thrones?

    Cs 88
  82. Sticky: Re: Men's GIVEAWAY thread- NO REQUESTS ALLOWED! Revised 1/29/13

    Etro Gomma 100ml bottle with cap, between 80%-85% full

    Canada Only.

    -------- Claimed --------
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    Re: Name some "dry" fragrances you love.

    I drink a gallon of water whenever i wear LDDM, it's very addictive but dry like the Marocain desert (not that i've been there).
  84. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    Maybe One Man Show
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    Re: How old are these Creeds?

    Very envious you found a bottle of Yohji Homme for cheap, that stuff really rocks!
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    Re: Blind Buys on Fragrancenet?

    Creeds maybe? YSL Live Jazz is good.

    But yeah, like Hippo has said, fragrancex is also good for Canucks. Sometimes there's coupon codes for free shipping, not sure if you can apply 2 coupon...
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    Re: TM Pure Malt and DHI available now

    Absolutely, time to stock up the backup of the backups.
  88. Thread: Harrods Oud?

    by HackerX
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    Re: Harrods Oud?

    I agree that i don't think HO has real oud in it. But it does smell fantastic, one of the better oud fragrances out there. I think this limited edition is pretty much gone so they raised the...
  89. Re: Need some suggestions, "new" to the little world of fragrances.

    Dior Homme to start i'd say.
  90. Re: what was the longest time ever you waited for....

    3 months from an online retailer (not going to put names), they were kind enough to refund me after about 2 months. When all hope was lost, one day after 3 months it magically appeared at my door.
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    Re: Help me choose my next purchase?

    Santal Noble
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    Re: Just lavender - Is there such a fragrance?

    Why don't you give Lorenzo Villoresi Wild Lavender a try, it's a very herbal lavender fragrance, in fact it really smells like real lavenders for the first hour or so.
  93. Re: What fragrances that are highly talked about have you not had a chance to sniff out yet?

    Anything Nasomatto
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    Re: Sampling creeds

    Yes, Spice & Wood, and Jardin d'Amalfi, phenomenal stuff, White Cologne is also great, I'm actually quite impressed with the royal exclusives so you should check out the line.
  95. Re: Which fragrance absolutely takes your breath away every time?

    MPG Santal Noble
    LV Piper Nigrum
    TF Japon Noir
    Dior Ambre Nuit
    BK A Taste of Heaven
    Helumt Lang Cuiron
    M7 Vintage

    MKK really took my breath away that i desparately gasped for air ;)
  96. Re: Frags you get poor longevity from that are considered good>excellent

    Bois d'Orage, all vaporized in a few minutes.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Bois d'Orage, all vaporized in a few minutes.
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    Re: Sugary aquatics

    Aramis Bermuda Tonic
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    Re: Your Top 3 favorite Diptyque & Byredo ?

    Diptyque:

    Tam Dao
    Philosykos
    Eau Lente

    Byredo:

    Baudelaire
    Oud Immortelle
  99. Re: Which designer brand creates better fragrances than the rest?

    Agree with Dior and CDG. I like Hermes as well.

    10 years ago i'd have picked YSL and Givenchy
  100. Re: Fragrances with reported poor perfromance that perform well for you?

    Platinum Egoiste
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