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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    365+
  2. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    Amouage Portrayal Woman.
  3. Abdul Samad Al Qurashi and Rasasi recommendations

    What are your recommendations from these two houses? I've no way to test them as they haven't had official outlets in my country. Here are what I've already got from them:

    ASAQ:
    - Safari Extreme...
  4. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Thanks for your Oud Wood, Lellabelle.
  5. Re: Using a Fragrance For Things Other Than Spraying on Yourself?

    Other than sometimes using them to perfume the bed, pillows, rooms, curtains, or bag/wallet lining, I've also tried spritzing some into the ink I use for fountain pens.
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    Re: Arabian Oud Company

    Any updates for recommended fragrances from this house?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th June, 2019

    https://s.kaskus.id/images/2019/06/04/642879_20190604113757.jpeg

    Going to the field for Eid prayer wearing:

    Oriental Oud by Arabian Oud (me; not yet in the directory)
    Safari Extreme by Abdul...
  8. ASQ Safari Extreme vs Rasasi La Yuqawam pour Homme

    How do they compare? Which is better? Also, how similar are they to TF Tuscan Leather?
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    ASQ, Arabian Oud, and Rasasi suggestions

    A friend is returning from Saudi Arabia, and I ask him to get me a few fragrances from Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, Arabian Oud, and Rasasi. They would be mostly blind buy, so I'd like to get your...
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    Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    Amouage Figment Man. It smells like a damp tree bark lying on the ground in the middle of a forest.
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    Must de Cartier Eau Legere

    Someone offered this to me but not much info is available. Has anyone tried it?
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    Casbah vs Timbuktu

    Which would be a better addition to my wardrobe? Piguet's Casbah or L'Artisan's Timbuktu? How are their longevity and projection? Yes, it'd be a blind buy.
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    Re: Perfume for tropical country?

    Hello neighbour!

    I'm in Indonesia so we have similar climate. My wardrobe is generally not limited to "tropical scents". You can see my most worn scents. Lately I've been a bit liberal with 6...
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    Re: Fragrances that make you the happiest are...

    Eau d'Orange Verte by Hermès
  15. Re: Recommend Me A Heavy Cedar Dominated Scent With Good Longevity & On The Cheapish Side.

    +1 for Equus Pour Homme by Lalique and Loewe 7.

    Adding Gucci pour Homme and Tumulte pour Homme by Christian Lacroix.
  16. Poll: Guerlain Vetiver Extreme (ribbed bottle) vs Lalique Encre Noire A L'Extreme

    I have Guerlain Vetiver (ribbed bottle), Lalique Encre Noire, and Lalique Encre Noire Sport. Which would be a worthy addition to my wardrobe between the two?
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    Re: A stronger Guerlain Vetiver

    Guerlain Vetiver Extreme
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    Guerlain Vetiver Extreme

    How does Guerlain Vetiver Extreme compare to current offerings of vetiver fragrances?
  19. Re: Do you plan out your week, next day fragrance or pick at random in the moment?

    At the moment. I usually have a general idea of the vibe for the day and the fragrances associated to it. Weekends at home are usually for sampling or visiting those that I rarely wear.
  20. Re: Eau des Baux vs Opium pour Homme EdT (current reformulations)

    Would it change your choice if they are offered at the same price or reversed?
  21. Eau des Baux vs Opium pour Homme EdT (current reformulations)

    If you can only get one, which would be your preference: Eau des Baux or Opium pour Homme EdT in their current reformulations, especially in warm weather?
  22. Thread: 212 Sexy Men

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    212 Sexy Men

    Has anyone seen legitimate shops sell the right packaging?

    79886
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    Re: Chose fragrancenet.com for my online supplier

    Nice choices. I also enjoy some of them.
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    Re: Does buying a full bottle kill the magic?

    That's why you need at least one hundred full bottles in rotation so that for each bottle you'd have more than three months to build up the anticipation before the next wearing. : )
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    Re: Cardamom + Cinnamon + Woods

    This, but spritz lightly.
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    Re: How many bottles do you own?

    At 200+ I have way too many bottles than I will ever need. Still, I don't think I'll stop adding to the collection. I just tell my children that they won't need to buy fragrances. : )
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    Current reformulation: Opium vs Coco EdT/EdP

    For the current reformulation, which is your favorite: Opium or Coco? And in which concentration: EdT or EdP?
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    Re: Interesting Zara fragrances

    Thanks. It seems Zara offerings are not popular with the ladies here.
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    Interesting Zara fragrances

    I sampled Zara fragrance line for men today and found some (Exclusive Oud, Tivenden, and Norrland) to be quite a good surprise. Anything interesting from their offering for women?
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    Re: Where can I buy Exclusive Oud Zara for men?

    I just got a bottle of this from a local Zara store. It was a steal for only about $22 (discounted from just under $30). It does resemble M7 and Fahrenheit Absolute.
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    Re: Fresh Powdery Fragrance

    Habit Rouge EdC
    Infusion d'Homme
    Kenzo Power Cologne
    Declaration
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    Re: What's the most daring, animalic fragrance?

    +1 Furyo.
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    Re: Back after a long hiatus

    Welcome! Just returned here myself in the last few days.
  34. Re: Suggest me designer fragrances released in the last 5 years

    Thanks a lot for the recommendations. Also, I really appreciate freewheelingvagabond's comprehensive suggestions. This is what makes Basenotes a special place for fragrance lovers.

    Unfortunately,...
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    Re: Complete newbie in fragrances, help?

    Keep them away from direct sunlight. Have fun.
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    Re: Best fresh fragrance?

    +1 for Mugler Cologne, Infusion d'Homme, Green Irish Tweed

    Others: Eau d'Orange Verte (doesn't last though), Bergamotto Marino
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    Re: New to this | 18 years old student

    He was referring to this scent: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26131250.html
  38. Suggest me designer fragrances released in the last 5 years

    Hi, I'm just re-starting out in the hobby, and it's been more than 5 years since my last post in BN. I don't plan to have plenty or expensive additions to my wardrobe, but I'd like to know...
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    Re: L'instant de Guerlain Extreme for $40???

    I got mine for such price from a local discounter. Guerlain in general is not very popular here and they don't strictly control pricing. It's just another case of varied distribution.
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    Re: What does Tzar remind you of ?

    +1 for Jazz and Pasha.
  41. Thread: Pasha/Tsar/Jazz

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    Re: Pasha/Tsar/Jazz

    +1. Jazz is more difficult at its opening.
  42. Re: YSL La Collection - Boycott this and avoid it like the plague

    You forget that he wrote four bottles, not five. : )
  43. Re: "Rare" or uncommon notes you would like to find more of.

    Hey, I love durian!!! : ) I think it can work in light dosage.

    I also would like to find a scent with realistic jackfruit and ripe mango smell.
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    Re: NEW Axe Anarchy - What did the ripoff this time?

    I thought A*Men was the inspiration for Dark Temptation. Also, Dark Temptation came out before Play Intense, didn't it?
  45. Re: Cavalli's Black Diamond or Essense of Grandma pour Homme: A Critical Review

    I only know Black Diamond from Canali. Is there another one from Cavalli or is Canali == Cavalli?
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    Re: Lalique - Pour Homme VS Encre Noire VS White

    Comme des Garcons.
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    Re: Lalique - Pour Homme VS Encre Noire VS White

    He's referring to Lalique White. Of the three I have pour Homme & Encre Noire, and prefer EN. I like White, but haven't decided to get a bottle.

    Lalique pH is sometimes called Lion (referring to...
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    Re: Need a fragrance for my wedding reception.

    Black Aoud is by Montale, not Tom Ford.
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    Re: Netflix of Scents

    Fragrantica has such feature.
  50. Re: Kenzo Pour Homme ( 1991) : What do you think ? Possible for non-aquatic fan ?

    The smell is quite unique and easily identifiable. It has good sillage and I enjoy getting wafts of it, but sniffed closely it reminds me of paint, which is the reason I don't have it. There's also...
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    Re: Copper Skies and Creature by Kerosene

    Great! PM sent. I look forward to your fragrance line as R'Oud Elements is very good.
  52. Re: Need help verifying...2 different colors for Versace the Dreamer

    The color can change over time, usually becoming darker, but if they smell the same, that's what really matters, IMO.
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    Re: Copper Skies and Creature by Kerosene

    Hi, any chance of free samples with full bottle purchase?
  54. Re: Can you help me with some designer frags with a great orange note?

    +1 Eau du Sud. It can be had for "designer" price at discounters.
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    Re: Habit Rouge - Difference between EDT and EDC?

    I've EdC, EdT, EdT Legere, and EdP. For daily wearing, EdC is the easiest as the powder is toned down. The EdT is a bit too heavy for our humid weather here. I'd love to get some of the extrait, but...
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    Re: Fake Egoiste, right?

    Wow, that looks like super limited vintage edition that will varporize your money!
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    Re: Scent Intense - Costume National

    I also love it. It's a good example of how a scent marketed for women can easily be worn by men. A male colleague (whose hobbies don't include fragrances) liked it on the first sniff.
  58. Re: Show-Off your Hall of Fame Fragrance that you own....Legendary Fragrance

    Some I just got:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/291224-Vintage-Guerlains?p=2399097&viewfull=1#post2399097
  59. Re: Guerlain Derby batch codes: PLEASE CONTRIBUTE YOURS

    Mine (100 mL EdT pour Homme, spray) is WH 5AB 1. One odd thing is that the bottom (part of the bottle, not the sticker nor engraving) says COPYRIGHT 1982.
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    Re: Amouage - different bottle design

    That's a great deal.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlains?

    OK, I just received them.

    http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/1560/vintageguerlains.jpg

    As far as I can tell, they smell great! The citrus in Eau de Guerlain is still there.

    Additional info:...
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    Re: Favorite Office/ Work scent?

    Lately: Infusion d'Homme (Prada) and Habit Rouge EdC (Guerlain).
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    Re: Smelled Creed Royal Service today

    It is indeed a royal service for the Creeds, not their customers.
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    Re: Current Habit Rouge EDP thoughts?

    Mine doesn't have leather casing, and it smells great. It's actually more wearable in our humid weather than the EdT. Not an everyday scent, though. That's what the EdC is for.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlains?

    Thanks. I'm still a bit worried that they've turned, but at their price I didn't have much to lose. I wish I had bought more of them, but they wre quickly gone. They're shipped today and will arrive...
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    Re: Vintage Guerlains?

    The price is very cheap, so I took 2 Derby and 1 each of others. Thanks.
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    Re: Vintage Guerlains?

    Mike, I haven't got them (the pics are from the seller), but they are unboxed and may be testers. Any notes on Mitsouko PdT?

    Actually there's another one which I'm eager to get.
    ...
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    Vintage Guerlains?

    A local seller just informed me that he got these Guerlains. I'd like to get info on their period and your opinion on them. I'm a bit worry about Mitsouko as many said that it doesn't age well....
  69. Thread: Tea

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    Re: Tea

    Now that you mention it, I also find the similarity, but I think Noel au Balcon is more complex. I'll have to do a side-by-side testing.
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    Re: Any must visit place in Germany

    It doesn't really matter for him, but the focus is on stuffs which are difficult to find in our country.



    He's got the info from that thread, and it's good to know that it's still valid.
    ...
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    Re: What do you wear when you want go fresh ?

    Nouveau Bowery (Bond No. 9)
    Eau de Lalique (Lalique)
    Infusion d'Homme (Prada)
    Eau du Sud (Annick Goutal)
    Habit Rouge EdC (Guerlain)

    I've other fresh scents, but these are ones I've been...
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    Re: Any must visit place in Germany

    Thanks, alfarom and Byzantine.
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    Re: Any must visit place in Germany

    Munich and Stuttgart.
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    Re: Alternatives to Gucci Pour Homme I

    Tumulte pour Homme (Christian Lacroix)
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    Re: black xs for men - for women?

    I personally have no idea what's masculine about it.
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    Any must visit place in Germany

    A friend is going to spend his new year holiday in Germany and as he also loves fragrances, he'd like to know great places to try out fragrances there. Also what are fragrances that may be difficult...
  77. Thread: Slumberhouse

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    Re: Slumberhouse

    Do they ship internationally and for how much? I sent them an e-mail yesterday, but haven't got a response (yes, I know I should wait for another day or two).
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    Re: Encre Noire vs. Sycomore

    If you really want to settle the issue, do a double-blind test with several friends.
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    Re: Annick Goutal Myrrhe Ardente

    I love it. The longevity is good and the sillage is also fine for me. I can smell it myself now and then without having to sink my nose to my wrist.
  80. Re: L'instant de Guerlain pour homme Extreme now on Amazon

    Not only there are cultural differences between places, but also distribution differences. : )

    L'Instant de Guerlain pour Homme Eau Extreme is available at Guerlain counters here for around $87. I...
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    Re: Maria Candida Gentile Sample Draw!

    I'm in.
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    Re: Dark yet " powdery" scents anyone?

    +1 VCA pH
  83. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    I wonder if any of these will go to full bottle production. It seems each has some fans here.
  84. Re: Do you tell people what you're wearing when they ask?

    + 1
  85. Re: Etat Libre D'orange - which one is worthy of a full bottle?

    I have Rien (my favorite, strong stuff) and Noel au Balcon. Charogne is also interesting. Putain des Palaces is nice, but my wife doesn't like it on me.
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    Re: Azzaro Pour Homme Appreciation Thread.

    I also really like it, although the opening is a bit too heavy for the climate here.

    BTW, it's great to see how you explore the fragrance world, Jonny.
  87. Re: paco raBanne - pour homme vs. yves saint laurent - rive gauche

    +1 for Azzaro pour Homme suggestion.
  88. Re: What would YOU do if someone gifted you Secretions Magnifique?

    Well, I'll accept it and thank the person. I won't wear it, but it's an interesting addition to my collection.
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    Re: Le Labo expiry dates

    So, can we ask their expired ingredients for free? I'm sure we can help keep their stock fresh.
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    Best musk from Jovan

    I'm interested in getting one or two cheapies from Jovan's musk line. Which of the following is your favorite?

    - Jovan Musk fpr Men EdC
    - Jovan Black Musk for Men EdC
    - Jovan White Musk for men...
  91. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    I haven't fully worn them, but based on light wrist sampling, as I like orientals, I enjoy Souk most and think it's FBW. I agree that it's like something from Serge Lutens. It also lasts well.
    ...
  92. Re: HUMBLED: expecting niche and wowed by designer!

    Great story, but do you really have to turn this into a Creed thread? : )
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    Re: Has a fragrance ever literally made you nauseous?

    Vintage Worth pH gives me a headache.
  94. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    I've just received the samples, thank you. I plan to try them tonight.
  95. Re: 40 members, US & International, to test 3 perfumes by BN's own wooznib!

    I'd like to participate if there's still a slot for international recipient. Thank you.
  96. Re: Is Rive Gauche Kouros' prettier younger brother?

    This.
  97. Thread: Encre Noire

    by zliang
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    Re: Encre Noire

    Encre Noire is more on the light side for me, but not as bright as Vettiveru and Guerlain Vetiver. I suspect it's due to my inability to smell ISO E Super well.
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    Re: Does the 80/20 Rule apply to your Rotation?

    I think the rule would unintentionally apply to most as I don't think our mood and occasion vary in a uniform distribution.
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    Re: Cuir de Lancôme - STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL !!!

    I also love the smooth leather in CdL. I used to spray a bit to the linings of my mobile phone case.
  100. Re: Does Chanel Egoiste and Platnum Egoiste smell similar?

    No, they are really different.
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