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  1. Re: I think I may have discovered the best chocolate scent yet!

    Missoni : Gianduia...Tootsie Rolls!
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    Re: S o T D, Tuesday, 8 September 2009

    TF Oud Wood
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    Bois d'Orage
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    Re: Back to Black, anyone?

    oh wow, seriously honeyed baby powder... had trouble scrubbing it off. a complete anti-aphrodisiac to me.
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    Re: Jo Malone's Newest:Vanilla & Anise

    I gave it a quick test and liked it a lot. I think it may replace Anice in my collection since Etro jacked up their prices so much.
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    Re: Bois d'Orage is actually not bad

    loving it this summer! loads of compliments which is always nice.
  7. Re: Dior Cologne Blanche available anywhere online?

    they are all at Barneys on Madison Ave here in NY... and the Dior Homme store. Boston Barneys maybe?
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    Re: Some news on Havana

    I read it as:
    "The latter two scents will not be released in the US"
    those being: Aramis Life (2003) and Aramis Always for Him (2006) from the list immediately above the statement.
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    Re: Ambergris Lovers?

    i'm curious about this ambergris tincture:
    http://profumo.it/perfume/prodotto.asp?pid=163
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    Re: Your top 3 everyday, workhorse fragrances.

    Donna Karan - Fuel for Men
    Chanel - Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Hermes - Eau des Merveilles
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    Re: What happened to Etro's pricing???

    I sure did!

    http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=227794&highlight=etro+price
  12. Re: Bond No. 9 Brooklyn bottle design contest - Finalists announced

    i imagine that laurice was so annoyed with the negative feedback on the original bottle design. this is her snarky way of justifying the superiority of her own art direction to those critics... by...
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    Re: Having a cold :(

    i get extremely bothered with a nose than can barely smell.

    of course i've never l i k e d having a cold/nasal allergies/sinusitus, but now with the added misery of not being able to enjoy my...
  14. Thread: Chaos DKNY

    by TheCure
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    Re: Chaos DKNY

    I just got Chaos today... love at first sniff. Does give me a boozy vibe like Idole. My friend was reminded of Dr Pepper.
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    Etro - New packaging/prices

    I visited the Etro shop on Madison Ave in New York last week. They had the whole fragrance collection in the new packaging as I had first read about on NowSmellThis......
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    Re: What is your next purchase?

    possibly maybe, i have yet to sample them. i have Borneo and Coromandel. i've gone through the 50ml of Borneo in record time, so instead of re-buying, which i am tempted to do, i decided to go on a...
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    Re: What is your next purchase?

    maybe one of these, but after i get done sampling them all i might be over it! Lol

    Fresh - Index Patchouli Pure (2001) $75, 100ml
    Parfumerie Generale - Intrigant Patchouli 08 (2005) $120, 50ml...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend Bois Marocain

    the very first time i smelled TV my reaction was "cheap Yankee Candle Company vanilla candle" LOL Of course i have bottle now and it's more than that.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend Bois Marocain

    it reminded me very much of French Lover/Bois d'Orage
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    Re: The Most Offensive of the Designer Scents

    Terre d Hermes YUCK! i hold my breath and move away from guys wearing this
  21. Re: Email from Editions de Parfums regarding French Lover / Bois d'Orage

    then why does my Bois d'Orage from Barneys say 7% on it? was that mislabeled as well?

    it looks just like this: http://www.barneys.com/Bois%20d+Orage/00457019000017,default,pd.html



    " In the...
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    Re: Your ONE best purchase in 2008

    Donna Karan Fuel for Men... it actually lived up to all the hype for me
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    Re: The Other Side (a SA's point of view)

    Absolutely brilliant!
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    Re: what frag does Michelle Obama wear?

    reminded me of this blog post:

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2008/11/scented_quote_anecdote_of_the.html
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    Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid Perfume

    All the advertising for Black Orchid that I have ever seen has pretty clearly (to me anyway) presented it as a women's fragrance. Of course men buy and wear it. I do. I am curious what marketing...
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    Re: the first gay-marketed fragrance?

    armyred.co.uk : neither handsome nor intelligent
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    Re: Dirty, Booze, Tobacco Frag.

    Idole de Lubin usually gets a mention in this category. it's my go to for boozy and leathery. and i wouldn't call it clean.
  28. Thread: Milk and Honey

    by TheCure
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    Re: Milk and Honey

    Poivre Piquant: milk and honey and liquorice ... and pepper
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    Re: Prada Infusion D'homme f***ng amazing!!!!

    I like my clean without the powder. Wanted to like it but just too powdery and very girlie. I love and wear fragrances marketed as feminine, but this was too much. Must say that i did get a number of...
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    Re: Great retro advertisements

    yes, this is the correct operation of a splash bottle!
  31. Thread: Nozzle-Paloosa

    by TheCure
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    Re: Nozzle-Paloosa

    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle sprayer is my favorite. It's really touch-sensitive making it easy to control the dose. Half and quarter sprays are no problem. Always smooth. This is precision...
  32. Re: Gentlemen, what is your favorite single fragrance note?

    salt
    amber
    oakmoss
    petrol
  33. Thread: Colette x Gap

    by TheCure
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    Colette x Gap

    Gap commissioned Colette to create a one month installation in their rotating concept store space adjacent to the New York City flagship store at 54th and 5th Ave. i happened past on my way to an...
  34. Re: Looking for a warm, modern, non-grandpa fall/winter scent

    i saw Idole de Lubin recommended. i love it to death and wear it a lot. however, 2 people in my life called it "old man". not that i care...but i know you do!
  35. Re: Do some fragrances produce a sensation on your skin?

    i get a slight burning sensation from Bois d'Orage. It's not unpleasant on the chest, but a bit much on the neck.
  36. Re: The Street: Which scent do you smell the most?

    i went to a bunch of event/parties around the time of gay pride here in New York. the most common fragrance on men i recognized was Terre d'Hermes. i now think of it as the unofficial scent of...
  37. Re: A Man's Chest: The Best Place to Apply a Perfume

    it took me awhile to figure it out, but: the chest is the best! followed by the neck.
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    Re: Dk Men Is Alive?????

    Hit BG yesterday after work. it's across the street. was told Chaos sold out and i was getting 1 of 2 remaining bottles of Fuel. not sure if i believe them, they are having an advertised multi-day DK...
  39. They're Baaack: Donna Karan Fuel for Men and Chaos

    Full page ad in today's New York Times Sunday Styles section:

    "Exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman

    Introducing
    Donna Karan
    The Fragrance Collection

    A wardrobe of seductive fragrances
    Donna...
  40. Re: Tom Ford Private Blend - Italian Cypress, Arabian Wood & Champaca Absolute

    I haven't smelled any of them and i'm not sure if a listing of notes has been posted somewhere already, but this is what i've heard about Italian Cypress:

    top: Mandarin, Bergamot, Galbanum,...
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    Re: More Tom Ford news

    i have seen. 100ml are bigger versions of the "chess piece". somewhat wider.
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    Re: Which are your favorite Chypres?

    Moss Breches!!!
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    Re: Worst. Smell. EVER.

    the new Tauer vetiver. absolute scrubber. dried down to a stench that brought mildew and cat piss to mind. it was so shockingly disgusting i had to go around getting friends in the office to sniff it...
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    Re: Scents with a Suntan lotion note?

    Bobbi Brown - Beach
    CB I Hate Perfume - At The Beach 1966
    Bond No. 9 - Fire Island
    Demeter - Suntan Lotion
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    Re: Sensuous, by Estee Lauder. Opinions?

    Poivre Piquant (honey/pepper) and Bois D'Argent (wood/honey) came to mind when i smelled Sensuous.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, 4 June, 2008

    Poivre Piquant
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 01 June 08

    Tom Ford Black Orchid EDT Voile de Fleur
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 30 May 08

    Moss Breches
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    Re: SotD, Thursday, 29 May 08

    Fire Island
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 28 May 08

    Poivre Piquant
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 27 May 08

    Aramis Bermuda Tonic
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 26 May 08

    Fire Island
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    Re: When it's 110 degrees

    L'Artisan's Navegar
    Etro Anice
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 25 May 08

    French Lover
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 24 May 08

    Tom Ford Extreme
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 23 May 08

    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: SotD, Thursday, 22nd May 2008

    Moss Breches
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    Re: Chanel's 5 Star Flanker?

    Huge fan of Edition Blanche here. Been carrying it around in my bag for an afternoon/evening refresh, not because it doesn't last, just to experience the excellent top.
  59. Re: The server is too busy. Try again later....

    ever since that NY Times article I have been getting lots of "try again later" messages. could it really be the result?
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    Re: Spring / Summer Rotation

    Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    Bulgari Pour Homme
    Aramis Bermuda Tonic
    Bois d'Orage
    Fire Island
    Poivre Piquant
    Sherbet: Rhubarb
    Eau des Merveilles
    Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia
    Black...
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 19 April 2008

    French Lover
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18th April

    French Lover
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    Re: "Gay" Perfumes

    "Fragrance Industry Discussion: For the discussion of more general fragrance topics - fragrance industry, fragrance in society, fragrance history and marketing"
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Sport / Edition Blanche

    I just bought this today. I've never owned the original Allure or any of the sport versions, but I did give them each a one-time spritz as they were realeased...just never seemed to be a fit for me. ...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 13th April 2008

    TF Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: SotD .. Friday 11th April 2008

    Chanel Pour Monsieur
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 6 April 2008

    Bois d'Argent
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    Re: A good fresh jasmine

    Marc Jacobs Blush really is worth a sniff IMHO. I certainly would have overlooked it, if it hadn't been for the review on Bois de Jasmin...
    ...
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    Re: Your most gentlemanly scent...?

    it's Dunhill Edition for me
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    Re: SotD .. Monday 24th March 2008

    Navegar
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    Re: New Creed and Tom Ford!! NEWS!!!

    It's White Patchouli, not Petunia...
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 23rd March 2008

    Black Orchid Voile de Fleur
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 22 March 2008

    Poivre Piquant
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20 March

    Un Jardin En Mediterranee Hermes
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    Re: What Female Scent Do You Wear?

    Black Orchid EDP
    Black Orchid EDT
    NR For Her
    EL Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia
    Eau des Merveilles
    Parfum des Merveilles
    Elixir des Merveilles
    MJ Blush
    TF EL Azuree Soleil
    TF EL Youth...
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 19 March 2008

    Hermes Elixir des Merveilles
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 18 March 2008

    Git
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 17 March 2008

    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend in London

    a woman i know works at the TF store in New York in the fragrance room. she said they have issues with stock availability not because of a lack of the actual juice, but because the actual bottles are...
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    Re: SotD ,, Sunday 16th March 2008

    elixir des merveilles
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 15 March 2008

    Marc Jacobs Blush
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    Re: Pleasure's Intense?

    Lauder Pleasures for Men Intense is/was a Travel Retail Exclusive, meant only to be sold at duty free shops.
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    Re: SotD .. Friday 14th March 2008

    Marc Jacobs Blush
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 13 March 2008

    TF Tobacco Vanille
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    Re: SotD .. Wensday 12th March 2008

    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche
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    Re: SotD Monday 10th March 2008

    Darphin - Ylang and Vanille Cologne
  87. Re: In this thread you will post your next purchase

    either Malle Bois d'Orage or Straight to Heaven By Killian, can't decide!!
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 9th March 2008

    elixir des merveilles
  89. Re: Dr. George Dodd Profiled in Sniffapalooza Magazine

    What groovy guy! Thanks for the link, i really enjoyed the read.

    One thing that really stuck out to me was when Dodd describes the process of creating (in one day!) a personal perfume for the man...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 7 march 08

    Poivre Piquant
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 6 March 08

    Poivre Piquant
  92. Re: Finally, Hermes is getting into the car business

    there's the helicopter too:

    http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=1243658238&channel=1078942592
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 5 March 08

    Dunhill Edition
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    Re: SotD .. Tuesday 4th March 2008

    Chanel Allure Homme
    Edition Blanche
    EDT Concentree

    from a sample. top notes of lemon meringue pie.
  95. Re: Is Tom Ford Beauty ending it's relationship with Estee Lauder?

    He's what i got from my sources:

    The "Tom Ford Estee Lauder Collection" collaboration is over, as originally planned.

    Tom Ford Beauty will remain with EL Companies Inc.

    Amber Nude will be...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 March 2008

    Bvlgari PH
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    Re: SotD .. Sunday 2nd March 2008

    Bois d'Argent
  98. Re: Chanel 'Les Exclusifs' 'Sycomore' Official Thread

    to me, it falls WELL within traditional ideas of what a man should smell like!
  99. Re: Chanel 'Les Exclusifs' 'Sycomore' Official Thread

    I am wearing Sycomore. It's a vetiver and woods, no floral notes. Immediately thought of Encre Noir. Seems to have decent staying power. I like it very much. Sorry i am not better at descriptions.
    ...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 1 Mar 08

    Chanel Sycomore
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