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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    Another update to this thread. I gave my 15ml bottle of Rose Ikebana to my girlfriend because she smells divine wearing it. It's a complete waste on me since it's so much more beautiful on her.
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    Re: Hermes Vetiver Tonka, Ridiculously Good

    I've worn it a couple more times and on my skin it doesn't get very sweet at all, and almost no tonka. The vetiver is very pronounced, which I love!

    On the other hand, I didn't care for Ambre...
  3. Re: Your Designer Collection Disappears: How would you rebuild it?

    Age: 22

    Very hot weather: Guerlain Homme L'eau
    Hot weather: Hermes Un Jardin Sur Le Toit
    Cool Weather/Night: Lalique Encre Noir
    Work: Terre d'Hermès
    Date: Gucci PHII
  4. Thread: Favourite Fig

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    Poll: Re: Favourite Fig

    Anybody here tried both Philosykos and Un Jardin Mediteranee?

    These are the 2 I'm most interested in. I've tried them both but cannot remember how they compare side by side.

    Also I'll probably...
  5. Thread: Favourite Fig

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    Poll: Favourite Fig

    What's the most popular Fig based fragrance around here?
  6. Re: Looking for the Perfect Summer 2013 Fragrance

    Give Diptyque L'Ombre dans L'eau and Hermes Rose Ikebana a try
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    Re: Best 'designer' beach scents for men...

    Guerlain Homme L'eau
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    Re: Hermes Vetiver Tonka, Ridiculously Good

    You are too kind! But I really don't think it's worth it sending a sample all the way too Singapore, too expensive. I will find my way too sample Encre Noire.
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    Re: Hermes Vetiver Tonka, Ridiculously Good

    I have tried Sycomore. But it didn't leave an impression like VT did. I still have the card which has Sycomore and the scent is still there after a few days.

    I must say I like VT due to its...
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    Hermes Vetiver Tonka, Ridiculously Good

    Just gave Vetiver Tonka it's first full wearing today. I couldn't stop smelling myself, and I got my first unsolicited compliment.

    I bought 4 15ml bottles from the Hermes Boutique a few days back...
  11. Poll: Re: Green Irish Tweed, Millisime Imperial or Aventus?

    Don't worry its 100% legit. Mine looks exactly like yours but it's a X03 batch. Super fruity, no salt, iris, 3-4hrs max projection. Still my favourite everyday scent. Probably will be my signature...
  12. Poll: Re: Green Irish Tweed, Millisime Imperial or Aventus?

    3hrs is just about right. After that it's a close skin scent all the way. But I love it because it isn't loud and it doesn't demand attention from other people.

    From my experience with the Creed...
  13. Re: Niche Summer Fragrance: no citrus, no cologne, no barbershop!

    +1 to After Midnight. Freakin amazing scent. Was this close to pulling the trigger for a full bottle.

    Another suggestion for a summer vetiver is Vetiver Tonka by Hermes. I've found it to be light...
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    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    http://i40.tinypic.com/28qyamv.jpg

    Osmanthe Yunnan, Rose Ikebana, Iris Ukiyoé, Vetiver Tonka
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    Re: Looking for Icy Citrus fragrance...

    Guerlain L'eau! Mint and lime gives me the impression of an ice cold Mojito by the beach.
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    LOL my bad I missed that!
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    Alright, here's an update to the thread.

    I only managed to try L'ombre dans L'eau out of all the recommendations in this thread unfortunately. It's a beautiful scent I must admit, but starts with...
  18. Poll: Re: Allure Homme Edition Blanche or Dior Homme Sport?

    Try the 2012 reformulation then, the ginger is very toned down. Smoother and slightly sweeter as well. Love the hint of iris which give the reformulation class that isn't usually associated with...
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    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    Loves Aventus, VIW. She keeps asking me to refill her decant of VIW.
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    Re: Will Creed make me come off as a snob?

    EXACTLY. My friend was called a douche for telling people he wore Mont Blanc. And when my friends ask what I wear, they reply "what, even bands make fragrances nowadays?" And I just chuckle.
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    Re: Creed Millesime Imperial

    I do not pick up any salt note in my batch of MI. Very heavy on the fruity notes and I get quite a bit of iris as well.



    I do not like feminine scents personally, would you say it is a bit on...
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    Re: The Star Anise Note: I can't Stand It

    I'm exactly like the OP. Anything with anise or star anise turns me off immediately. Even if the fragrance doesn't have a predominantly strong anise note i can still smell it and it ruins everything...
  23. The Different Company L'Esprit Cologne Line of Fragrances

    I've not seen much talk about these 4 fragrances.

    Comments?
  24. Poll: Re: Second Summer Fragrance, Terre D'Hermes vs Allure Homme Sport

    I personally prefer TdH.

    I own both and I'll choose TdH for more formal occasions where you want to feel clean and smart. AHS on the other hand, for something more casual and fun. Both work great...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thanks guys. I just feel I'm lacking some cooler weather scents as it is never ever cold where I live..



    I have GIT :)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Half my of my tiny collection..

    http://i48.tinypic.com/2j3sh9t.jpg
  27. Re: Based on smell alone… what would be your 10/10 fragrance?

    Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather was absolutely beautiful. But I can never see myself wearing it.
  28. Re: Pick your day and night fragrances for a warm climate.

    Day - Creed Millesime Imperial, Guerlain Homme L'eau

    Night - Creed Virgin Island Water, Dolce & Gabbana The One
  29. Re: Which of these is a better date scent for a hot day?

    DHS. The 2012 one..

    Lasts and lasts and lasts. It's no sports scent, it smells classy and works so well in the heat.
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    Wow great suggestions everyone. Looks like I'm going to have to spend a bit on samples. The first one I'll try is L'ombre dans L'eau since its available to test where I live.

    Fousie, minted rose...
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    Okay looks like I have to give L'Ombre dans l'Eau a try. Green scents are my kinda thing.
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    Jardin d'Amalfi is something I wouldn't be afraid to blind buy. But it'll definitely be a split.

    I'm not afraid of wearing something that's slightly feminine. I'm more afraid of giving off the...
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    Re: Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    That's why I mentioned I didn't like it. And its the opening I got turned off by. To me I got some spicy opening I didn't like. Well, everyones tastes differ right
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    Fresh, aquatic? Rose scent

    I'm looking for a rose scent for myself, I'm in my early 20s. I'm looking for something that's very fresh, suitable for daytime and casual wear. Almost like aquatic? I don't know if I'm making any...
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    Poll: Re: La Nuit De L'Homme, TdH, DH, DHI or LIDGE

    For Singapore climate only TdH would work well. The rest might kill people in the humidity and heat
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    Re: Tried Aventus and not that impressed

    I got the so called pineapple heavy batch and my first reaction is exactly the same as yours. But give it a few more wearings and it might grow on you just like it did with me. Its not my favourite,...
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    Re: The drydown of La Nuit De L'Homme

    For me its the opposite, I can't stand the opening. To me it gives me indian vibes. Not to be prejudiced against any group of people but coming from a very diverse country people tend to associate...
  38. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Sport 2012 vs Chanel ALLURE HOMME ÉDITION BLANCHE

    Exactly, its nothing like other sports frags. It's just so classy and versatile. Best part, it lasts and lasts and lasts.
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    Re: Thoughts on Guerlain L'Eau.

    Excellent lime and mint fragrance. Super refreshing and it works fantastic in the heat. It projects and lasts very well for a citrus fragrance. About 6hrs every time I wear it, maybe more depending...
  40. Poll: Re: YSL La Nuit de L'Homme vs Chanel Allure Homme

    I agree with you fully about La Nuit and Allure Homme being very complex. But Allure smells bad to me so I'd choose La Nuit even though it's a synthetic mess..
  41. Re: 3 ingredients/notes/essences you LOVE & 3 you HATE

    Love:
    Tea
    Violet leaf
    Rose

    Hate:
    Anise
    Cardomom
    Rosemary
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    Re: Your 2013 Fragrance Starting Lineup?

    1. A Signature Scent - Creed Aventus
    2. A Work Scent - Terre D'Hermes
    3. A Going Out Scent - Creed GIT, VIW
    4. Close Encounter/Intimate Scent - Gucci PHII
    5. Most Daring Scent - Bvlgari Black
    6....
  43. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water (Review) by Noirdrakkar

    To me its not about how hot the weather is, it's about the occasion. I just can't wear this even if its super hot, but only if the occasion is right. I'll give it a try during some casual night outs...
  44. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water (Review) by Noirdrakkar

    Just received my 120ml bottle a few days ago.

    I don't think it's a 5/5 in versatility for me, for the same reasons other people mentioned. As much as I love the scent, I find it hard to see...
  45. Re: Anyone else notice less coconut in Creed Virgin Island Water

    I have C6211Z01, and the coconut is SOOOOO strong, with the sharp lime in the background. And it's also pleasantly sweet, and my girl told me it lasted 8hrs on her skin when I sprayed it on her....
  46. Re: I want to buy another Creed, and why I think people love Creed

    Thanks guys for the input. SMW smells different than MI but there's this fresh vibe that's similar. I can't put words to it but its like MI without the watermelon notes. It reminds me of MI so I...
  47. Re: I want to buy another Creed, and why I think people love Creed

    I'd love to sample the gray cap Creeds. And also the Royal Exclusive line. Will be looking out for splits.



    Thanks for the great piece of advice. I fully understand where you're coming from...
  48. I want to buy another Creed, and why I think people love Creed

    Controversial topic but seriously, I don't care what other people say about Creed. And I think I know why I dig Creed so much.

    Recently I brought a close friend (a girl) to sample the few niche...
  49. Re: Tom Ford Noir de Noir or Bond no. 9 West Side

    That's good to hear. Sounds right up my alley because I'm worried that I can't pull NdN off.

    I think I won't risk blind buying ever again, I might have to rule West Side out until I can find a...
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    Re: Battle of the Safe /Mainstream Scents

    I'm sorry but I don't like Platinum Egoiste at all simply because it reminds me and others of Ambercrombie Fierce and many of my friends hate that smell because of the A&F store. Even if not for that...
  51. Re: Tom Ford Noir de Noir or Bond no. 9 West Side

    I'll check out Cafe Rose. Sounds like something I'll like. I need some input about West Side guys, I might go NdN but I really want to hear the West Side opinions as well
  52. Tom Ford Noir de Noir or Bond no. 9 West Side

    I tried NdN recently and it blew me away. Incredibly sophisticated, dark and mysterious scent that I absolutely love. But I don't think I have the classiness to pull it off.

    I'm a t-shirt and...
  53. Re: Got a Sample of CREED Aventus…Pleasantly DISAPPOINTED, anyone else?

    This. I was incredibly disappointed when I first tried it. All I smelled was smoke. I blind bought from a split. After first wearing, I still didn't get what the fuss was about. I didn't get the...
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    Re: Help me pick a night out fragrance

    I went to try Original Santal today. Surprisingly it was really quite light in the opening, with the cinnamon peaking in very nicely, very different from New Haarlem where its straight into that...
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    Re: Help me pick a night out fragrance

    I'll definitely try and find a sample of DHI, DHI is really hard to find over here. But from what everyone says about the powdery makeup smell to it, it doesn't really suit my personality. But I a...
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    Re: Help me pick a night out fragrance

    What do you guys think of New Haarlem and Original Santal being worn on hot nights?
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    Re: Help me pick a night out fragrance

    I already have DHS, the reformulated version. It's one of my favourites and I wear it both in the day and night.
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    Re: Help me pick a night out fragrance

    I forgot to mention, I'm looking for something that's sweet, soft, that can be worn in the heat. I'm 22, a t-shirt and jeans kinda guy. I'm basically inclined to gourmand type fragrances which I...
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    Help me pick a night out fragrance

    I'm pretty new to fragrances I've only just started collecting for a year or so. I've always wanted to wear what people call winter and fall, night time fragrances, but if any of you guys have been...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Liking how it smells is one thing, but my problem is it doesn't smell anything close to what the notes say, or what other people say, or what I expected it to smell like. I really really wanted to...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Don't mind me asking, I have the C42B11Z01 batch, and I read so many posts about how that one is the pineapple heavy one. I must admit I blind bought this and was sucked in by the crazy hype.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    My only real compliment I got was from Chanel Allure Homme Sport, from a girl I met for the first time. If I have to ask someone if they like the cologne I'm wearing and they say yes, I don't...
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