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    Re: How is Kilian Musc Oud?

    It is a solid performer and was the first full bottle of Kilian to enter my collection. I think it is their best product unless you want to jump to Pearl Oud or perhaps Black Oud. Wish the packaging...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    La couche du diable - a stinker for keeping social distance when out picking up necessities.
  3. Thread: NEW: Zoologist (?)

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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    It appears that is for full bottles. Sloth now available in the 11ml travel size and sample size. 11ml could last a very long time given typical Zoologist performance.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose for an upbeat start to the new week.
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    Re: What's the most "mature" scent that you own?

    Creed Private Collection Tabarome followed by Cypres Musc.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Dawn for the morning, Promise for the afternoon.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Dawn. Gone to ground for the next two or three weeks as things slide... Time to enjoy the favourites.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/439956-Areej-le-Dor%E9-The-Official-Discussion-Thread/page178?p=4838301&viewfull=1#post4838301

    Around 200 of each if this post was correct.
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    Re: Recommend me an Amouage?

    You might consider Opus X or Lipstick Rose.
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    Re: Perfumes to keep people 1.5 meters away from you

    I almost bought a bottle but they sold out while I was contemplating it. Sadanne could be a life saver if your reaction is typical. It is very unusual and some who have tried it claim it is too easy...
  11. Re: MFK travel case? "Globe Trotter" ...Does anybody here own one?

    The MFK vials do not seem to be refillable so you are locked into buying their refills.

    Kilian vials can be refilled easily and Kilian sells an equally robust traveller that has been offered in...
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    Re: Baccarat lovers... EDP or Extrait?

    I am the opposite but enjoy both versions. Either is a win to my nose.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Own and enjoy bottles of each but would go for RO first if I bought an attar. I spend way too much time on the net and have not seen anything yet that would suggest any shipping issues from...
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    Re: Are there antiviral fragrances in the market?

    Actually Zoologist posted on Instagram today. T-Rex is the scent for viral protection via social distancing. You can't scrub that beast off.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I know from my own SH/LS experience that this is not the first Rodeo for LS involving SH. LS maintains their excellent customer service even when challenged by supply set backs. Their customer...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Cartier Oud Radieux
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    Re: Can a male wear 4-5 sprays of br540

    Totally agree be it EDP or extrait version.
  18. Re: Thoughts on current formulation of Vetiver Extraordinaire?

    Excellent performance and my favourite Vetiver. I recently bought 100 ml. Zero regrets and plenty of smiles. Good luck with your decision.
  19. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Amyris Homme Extrait
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Frederic Malle The Moon
  21. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Guerlain Oud Essentiel
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th March, 2020

    Absolue Pour Le Soir
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  23. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Bortnikoff Lucky Oud
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th March, 2020

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    Re: Oud centered brands?

    Areej Le Dore, Bortnikoff, Ensar Oud, Cartier Les Heures Voyageuses a line of seven... and Xerjoff XJ Oud attars.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    The current ones have a good feel and showcase the juice nicely. Simple clean and efficient. Hope he sticks with them but I am afflicted with liking the simplicity of Hiram Green, Tauer, Dusita, and...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Zoologist Squid. Visiting an amazing Japanese knife store today and Squid sets the mood.
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    Sounds like it would keep the wearer engaged. I see it has both genuine deer musk and civet so it might be a little much for some. Have you worn Zoologist Bee or Hiram Green Slowdive and if you have...
  30. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Initio Oud For Greatness
  31. Re: Latest Release by Maison Francis Kurkdjian - Amyris Homme Extrait De Parfum!

    I bought it at SAKS in Toronto in mid December. We never get MFK ahead of SAKS USA. It ought to be out and readily available south of the 49th. Posted for others as I see you have a bottle on the...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Felt it a good fit to be Bee while applying Beeswax to the cutting board...

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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Crop 2018 The House of Oud
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    Kalimantan Super Oud Oil, Palo Santo Wood
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    Re: Those Animals You Own

    A few common Areej Le Dore plus Meleg Perfumes Birch Tar & Russian Leather No 25.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Triad is now listed for pre-order along with the other new releases.
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    Re: Ensar oud crime & punishment

    The intended job ought to be getting people to talk about the fragrances - for the better with criticism of the products as appropriate. I think he missed, the focus has come far away from his scents...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Meleg Perfumes Birch Tar and Russian Leather No 25
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    That was actually what I expected to receive. I was following his Instagram as he processed my order and he was posting about his new label efforts. My order was a day or two late leaving his hands...
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    At the risk of being repetitive here is his standard presentation:

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    He has two additional upgrades for some of his scents giving the buyers an unusually broad range of choice. No 40 is...
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    Re: Zoologist - Thoughts and Comments

    He buried the snippet in the comments section under the posting with a close up shot of his cat. His last Instagram posting yesterday. He often gives hints in social media but it is usually a little...
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    Re: Ensar oud crime & punishment

    And it was the first post by a new member. I feel for the person who has to dig through all the noise to figure out the notes for the database not to mention at the huge asking price one might expect...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th February, 2020

    Meleg Perfumes Civet Cat Chypre No 50
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    Re: Zoologist - Thoughts and Comments

    Dragonfly is a great summer scent for either sex.

    Victor has started dropping clues on Instagram about an upcoming "snow" animal.

    Sloth isn't far away - and the new Bat has been hanging around...
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    Wafts from the Loft did a review of Civet Cat Chypre No 50 and they were very impressed by it. First I ever heard of him. I ordered Civet Cat Chypre plus Birch Tar and Russian Leather No 25 and...
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  46. Re: MFK travel case? "Globe Trotter" ...Does anybody here own one?

    I have one from several years ago when they came with a cloth pouch rather than the leather... The fit is snug until the atomizer is pulled out about 4 or 5 mm then it comes free. Secure enough to be...
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    Re: Afrika Olifant by Nishane

    You guys caused me to break out my Royal English Leather and Africa Olifant today for a little side by side. I had never made the connection between the two. Suffice to say, yes, they are the closest...
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    Re: Dries Van Noten by Frederic Malle

    I am not really a fan of aldehydes but I really enjoy Superstitious. Regrets, yes, settled for 50 ml when, in retrospect, it was worthy of holding out to locate a 100 ml bottle. Both of these scents...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I have sampled nine Bortnikoff products and while, in general, I like them they have not performed well enough for me to rationalize purchasing a bottle. I don't have that problem with ALD... The...
  50. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Les Heures Voyageuses Oud & Rose
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    Re: Dries Van Noten by Frederic Malle

    I sampled DVN and Superstitious after receiving several samples with other Malle purchases. Didn't care for either for the best part of a year but I kept revisiting them. Recently bought bottles of...
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    Dior Oud Ispahan
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    Re: Real Oud & Rose Combo Fragrances

    The Night. Less funk than Oudh Infini, more than UAE.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th February, 2020

    Spice & Wood to start the day
    Millesime 1849 for the afternoon
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  55. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Meleg Perfumes:

    Full bottles:
    Birch Tar and Russian Leather No 25
    Natural Oak Moss & Forest Florals No 40
    Civet Cat Chypre No 50

    Samples:
    Clovewood Lounge, No 31
    1900 Vienna, No 34
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I found the first wearings to be a considerable challenge. Rather enjoy it now and have no issues wearing it out and about. Haven't noticed any negative reactions whereas if I wear War and Peace to...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose, from a sample, in anticipation of a Limited Edition bottle arriving today.
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    Re: Anyone tried Fir Balsam by Franck Boclet?

    I own three FB products including Fir Balsam along with Tobacco and Ashes. I am also something of a conifer fan and suggest you go for it. Add Tobacco and you will have two excellent scents that are...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Started an early day with Frederic Malle The Night.
    For the afternoon enjoying Bortnikoff Lucky Oud.
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    Received a bottle of Bortnikoff Lucky Oud purchased blind. A big gamble as the Bortnikoffs I had tested previously fell a touch short for me to buy a bottle. Lucky Oud has a note list I felt would...
  61. Re: Does new By Kilian refill require original bottle?

    A quick e-bay return gave the instruction set and lots of photos for the new refill bottle. Rather slick device that makes a transfer into another bottle risk free for spillage purposes. Eliminates...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It was $325 USD at Luckyscent.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Areej Le Doré Inverno Russo at sunrise.
    Areej Le Doré Flux De Fleur at sundown.
  64. Re: Would you buy a perfume brand that you never heard of? Why or why not?

    Would I buy a brand I never heard of? For sure. In fact yesterday I first heard of Meleg Perfumes. They sounded interesting and old school so I blind bought three bottles. Never heard of them before...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Areej Le Dore Ottoman Empire Part II in the morning.

    Areej Le Dore Siberian Musk Part II for the afternoon.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2020

    Blind buy of some almost natural compositions from a Canadian Indie maker.

    Meleg Perfumes Birch Tar and Russian Leather No 25
    Birch tar, cedar wood, smoke, vanilla, smoky perfume, leather accord,...
  67. Thread: Slumberhouse 2020

    by U2u
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    Re: Slumberhouse 2020

    I had three shipments totalling five bottles of Slumberhouse in various states and lengths of delay in recent months... They all came through in the end. The other thread has spoken to issues and I...
  68. Thread: Slumberhouse 2020

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    Re: Slumberhouse 2020

    I would stick to the main thread where relevant info has already been posted. Slumberhouse and patience go hand in hand.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have W&P but not W&P II. With that adjustment SS is my current favourite from the above. W&P has fallen below my expectations and SS above. The absence of real musk doesn't hurt SS and I say this...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It was $310 US (50 ml) if purchased through Luckyscent... and a solid value at that price. Here is a refresher on the notes:


    Top: Indonesian jasmine enfleurage, gardenia and jasmine absolute ...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Looking forward to seeing you post on it. I am on the wrong side of the border for quick delivery...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have been following his IG posts as well. They are very troubling as I want to slow my purchase but he is pushing all the right buttons. I have enough ouds but ambergris, from ALD, always room for...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Been following this thread for months and sampling Bortnikoff. Held off buying any as I am too invested in many others with ALD leading the pack followed by Slumberhouse. Lucky Oud sounds fantastic...
  74. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Nice review of Opus VII. For me VII was love at first sniff. I credit the galbanum and fenugreek for much of what this scent offers but I am certain that I am not certain... it is a complex scent...
  75. Re: Your Fragrances of the Year This Past Decade (Most Worn)

    Wrong thread ...
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Repeated the exercise today. Perfect outcome with XIII and II in hand. The best of service from the Boutique, 1st class all the way. 2019 is well closed out and 2020 off to a fitting start for a new...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - January 2020

    Technically not a sample as it is from a gift set bought late in December (6X15 ml). First try today.
    Les Heures de Cartier: II - L’Heure Convoittee
    Carnation, Strawberry flesh, Iris, Clove, Rose,...
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    Les Heures de Cartier: II - L’Heure Convoittee
    Carnation, Strawberry flesh, Iris, Clove, Rose, Green notes.
    Approached this expecting it to lean too far to the feminine side. Wrong. This is really...
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Last buy of the year was to be Cartier: XIII - La Treizieme Heure.
    Called ahead to check stock and have a bottle ready for pickup. Drove into town, SO ran in to get package (insane traffic and no...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

    Cartier: I - L’Heure Promise
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Les Heures de Cartier: XII - L’Heure Mystérieuse in the morning.
    Les Heures de Cartier: VIII - L’Heure Diaphane in the evening.


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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th December, 2019

    Frederic Malle The Moon by day.

    Frederic Malle French Lover in the evening.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Rather expensive, billed as totally synthetic, no particularity attractive notes, gives an unidentifiable air of comfortable familiarity while also being challenging, even to the point of off...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Les Heures de Cartier: III - L’Heure Vertueuse

    No one else does green like this.
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    Re: 2019 Year in Review - What did you wear?

    A very good year with many new releases and plenty of variety. Some that made a mark:

    Amouage Opus XI
    Areej le Dore Antiquity
    Cartier Oud & Menthe
    Cartier Oud Radieux
    Frederic Malle Rose &...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Les Heures de Cartier: XI - L’Heure Perdue

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    Re: In 2020, I expect to finish...

    Samples only, and even then usually ones I bought a full bottle of before completion.
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Boxing day catches, 15 and/or 75 ml bottles of some Cartiers:

    I - L’Heure Promise
    II - L’Heure Convoittee
    VI - L’Heure Brillante
    VIII - L’Heure Diaphane
    XI - L’Heure Perdue
    XII - L’Heure...
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    A trip to the Cartier Boutique to check the Les Heures de Cartier series. Have been procrastinating on testing these as I had other harder to acquire oddities on my list. Cartier has repacked their...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute Substitute ?

    No hints, GGA packs a punch. Did you buy from a safe source... possible you didn't get the real deal? If you got the genuine article olfactory fatigue would be the most likely issue and you would...
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    Re: *NEW* Guerlain Bois Mystérieux (2019)

    I own two from the collection and in person the material is not entirely clear!

    Probably glass with a heavy coating. There is the slightest hint of a mold line running down opposite sides on a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Order November 16, tracking received December 5, Sova received December 12. Sent by USPS and no issues with CBSA or Canada Post. As you have heard nothing it would seem best to reach out.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Slumberhouse Norne

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th December, 2019

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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th December, 2019

    Slumberhouse New Sibet

    From a sample, full bottle arriving today!
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    Niche Essence 50% off Sale

    Niche Essence, in Ontario, has been running a 50% off sale on several products including some Amouage, many Parfums de Marly, and some Initio among others. Looks best for PdM fans. They ship in...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Slowdive on one hand, Bee on the other. A day of comparing Honey themed scents. Back to Black for the evening.
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    Re: Favorite pine/fir scents

    My fir/pine journey resulted in bottles of:

    Areej Le Doré Baikal Gris

    Areej Le Doré Russian Musk

    Areej Le Dore Siberian Musk Part II
    Areej Le Doré Siberian Summer
    Creed Windsor

    Creed...
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