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    Re: Top 5 Arabic Atr companies?

    yep thanks for that. I will look into it
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    Top 5 Arabic Atr companies?

    Dear folks.

    It has been a long time.

    I have lost track of our beloved perfumes for a while and need some help.

    In your opinion what are the top 5 arabic atr (non-alcoholic perfume rollers)...
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    Re: Japan Niche Perfume Help

    Thanks for all your inputs, I'm going to have trip down to these places this week....
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    Japan Niche Perfume Help

    It's been a long time since I posted here, I hope all you fumeheads are doing well. I have moved from the UK to Japan but I'm struggling to find niche perfumery. I have found a few stores that stock...
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    tried this in Selfridges London, last week and I must say it is very nice. It's perfect for evening wear
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    Amouage Extrait versions?

    A while ago I remember someone mentioning that some of the Amouage scents are being reproduced in extrait form. I haven't found an exclusive thread for the review of these scents so I made my own.
    ...
  7. Re: Xerjoff 1861 review and a free full bottle givaway

    Wow just caught this is time. Left a comment and see how things go. Thank you cairo!!!!
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    Re: Thoughts on Xerjoff XXY

    I really like XXY as well!
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    Re: Suggestions for my GREAT news!

    Musc Ravageur by Fredric Malle
  10. Re: Next Lutens to be released: Vitriol d'oeillet and De Profundis

    thank you for posting
  11. Re: I got bombarded with compliments this past weekend

    A lot of people have taken to Aventus (especially for hot weather) and the few people that I know that have tested it really like it!
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    Re: Best musk fragrance?

    thanks for all the suggestions. If anyone has further Arabian musk experience then feel free to add to the list above.
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    Best musk fragrance?

    I was wandering what your top musk fragrances are? I would really like to veer into the world of musks yet know so little about them. I prefer anamalic musks as opposed to body odour musks.
    ...
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    Re: Your most favourite Joop fragrance?

    Joop Homme
  15. Re: New Xerjoff 1861 release. A beautiful unisex scent.

    Good news, thank you cairo!
  16. Re: Which Amouage Attar do you like better? Homage or Tribute?

    Well it is more the combination of tobacco and saffron. The saffron in particular dwindles out much too quickly but overall this scent is simply fantastic, however Homage is not too far behind though.
  17. Re: Which Amouage Attar do you like better? Homage or Tribute?

    Tribute for me, although I would prefer the top notes to persist for longer.
  18. Re: I am wearing my sample of Invasion Barbare from Luckyscent, and loving it...very nice

    I've been meaning to try this one for ages. You can buy a sample set from Parfums MDCI's official website for cheap.
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    Re: What does Gengis Khan smell like?

    Anyone got more info on this scent?
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    Re: CREED - "to be or not to be"!

    Try Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie. The best Creed in my opinion.
  21. Re: Which fragrances would you use in these situations...

    I thought I would bump this thread in case anyone couldn't find it. Interesting choices so far.
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    Re: A Fragrance That Speaks Of Spring.

    Tom Ford-Neroli Portofino
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    Re: Would you wear Amouage Epic Women?

    First it was Xerjoff Richwood, then it was Puredistance M and now we have Epic Women extrait. Too many good perfumes coming out that we can't afford!
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    great reviews so far. Richwood sounds amazing!
  25. Re: Ordinance: 1 fragrance for the rest of your life!

    Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie by Creed.
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    Re: Xerjoff Regio

    Ah man oh man Xerjoff do some nice scents and this should be a treat.
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    Re: Best White Flower Fragrance!?

    I've never tried this one, you've got me curious because I like most of the Tom Ford scents.
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    Re: Xerjoff Regio

    Try sending a personal message to Cairomerta. He knows the Xerjoff people very well and would know.
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    Re: Still looking for THE scent

    YSL Opium Pour Homme (EDP version as opposed to EDT)- this scent is probably my favourite designer scent but bear in mind that it is more of an evening scent in my opinion but when sprayed lightly it...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Frapin 1697

    Ditto this comment!
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    Re: Would you wear Amouage Epic Women?

    Absolutely, its my favourite oriental alongside Chergui and besides that most people wouldn't know Amouage like they know Chanel or Guerlain so they wouldn't necessarily know its a feminine scent if...
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    Re: Best White Flower Fragrance!?

    Thank for all the suggestion so far, keep them coming :D
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    Best White Flower Fragrance!?

    Inspired by testing Olene by Diptyque I was wandering what your thoughts are on the best white flower fragrance acceptable to wear for a man.

    thank you.
  34. Re: Your Three Perfect Ten Out Of Ten Fragrances

    Only two I regard as 10/10
    Creed Windsor
    Creed Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie

    A worthy third is
    Amouage Jubilation XXV
  35. Re: *Campaign to Bring Back Patou Pour Homme and Pour Homme Prive*

    Well I sent an email as well. I believe a similar petition on Facebook to reinstate the Wispa Chocolate bar worked and it is now re-released. You never know.
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    Re: Warm, sensual, comforting, spice, masculine

    Hednic I often see that you give obscure suggestions, please try to leave the name of the fragrance company, sometimes I can't the fragrances your talking about, thanks.
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    Re: Scent for Thought

    looking forward to it Trebor, it will refreshing to know that there will be an honest blog from a trusted member of Basenotes that we can rely on for reviews.
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    Re: Xerjoff Damarose and Richwood Revews!

    Nice review there. Another scent gone into the wait to start working after University to afford book...

    Xerjoff are my favourite house overall.
  39. Thread: Musk Scent

    by Aerandir4
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    Re: Musk Scent

    Wasn't Black Musk by Montale mentioned as a very good musk scent by our very own resident cairomerta!?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/260231-New-Montale-BLACK-MUSK-and-its-AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
  40. Re: WOOHOO!! I just won a XERJOFF! Now help me pick one...

    Go for Uden, Its the best non synthetic smelling aquatic I have ever smelled.
  41. Re: SNEAK PEEK!! New Xerjoff XJ 17/17 100ml bottles. And 2 new releases!

    Hey Cairo! great post. I really hope they offer these in refill at Harrods like they use to. 90 was just right!! Lobby them into it :D
  42. Re: Are there any Kilians worth trying besides Back to Black, Straight to Heaven and Taste of Heaven

    Beyond love is my favourite from the line. I bought it and have gotten nothing but compliments from my University friends since using it. It's unique and wonderfully smelling.
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    Re: What popular cologne would you wear if...

    Le Male
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    Re: Another new Montale: Aoud Amber Rose

    I can't keep up with all these Montale releases! :confused:

    I guess I'll stick to Black musk and Aoud Amber Roses for the near future and work out the rest later.
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    Re: Creed Spice & Wood

    fantastic!
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    Re: Fragrance with the most meaning to you?

    Joop Homme
    Le Male

    The first major hits for me as a teen, they pretty much epitomise choices in my current fragrance collection
  47. Re: Ambre Russe : A well put together amber or ruined by clutter ?

    Ambre Russe is among my favourite amber scents. It perfectly re-creates the time and history of the location it tries to emulate. On top of that the scent is fantastic. To me its a cross between...
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    Re: Mugler Miroir Series

    I agree with A Travers le Mirior being the best and agree again that they have this sickly sweet (Joop Homme) vibe but notched down. This is where we differ because I actually like this quality. It...
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    Re: amouage body creams

    I have a set actually and they are very nice. As you obviously guessed they are reduced in perfume but set the perfect backdrop for layering. If you were say to use dia (f) body cream and then the...
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    Re: By Kilian website and buying refills

    Just found out they charge 20 euros just for delivery! That just ruins the fact you will be buying a refill. :(
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    Re: The most disappointing fragrance house

    Most designer houses are disappointing with only a few exceptional scents that are ok amongst the designer scents. I try to pass most of them apart from Chanel and Guerlain.
  52. Re: Ever desire to be identified by a signature scent? The same one, everyday, forever?

    This may be possible but If only that one signature scent is head and heels above the rest. Otherwise you have a few five star fragrances that are all great for different reasons. Admittedly the...
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    Re: I NEED your expertise

    I like that you have done your research and have been brave enough to go for the jugular so to speak. Nice list although I would go for Beyond Love/A Taste of Heaven from By Kilian. Another scent...
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    Re: New 'Grossmith' Perfume line

    Has anyone else tried this set of niche perfumes? If so what are your views?
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    Re: Hyacinth fragrance search!

    Has anyone tried anything now mentioned above? I have had a hyacinth craving lately
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    Re: Your most formal fragrance

    At the moment I would use MPG's Ambre Precieux from my collection
    but wishlist of formal scents-Tobacco Vanille, Green Irish Tweed.
  57. Re: New Montale - BLACK MUSK - and its AWESOME!!!!!!!!!

    cool, this sounds like a great scent. However I feel as if I need to test all the other Montale scents to 'understand' any new releases. Without that I will lost as to where the new scents fit in...
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    Re: By Kilian website and buying refills

    thank you very much! that helped a lot
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    By Kilian website and buying refills

    Hi there!
    http://www.bykilian.com/en/e-boutique/
    from the link above there seems to be an option to refill the scents but I wanted to ask if anyone has tried buying the 50ml refills and if yes, do...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare = Dali PH!

    just as a side note, I am very interested in IB, how would you rate it?
  61. Re: Juliette Has A Gun-Midnight Oud, has anyone tried this one?

    thought I would get more views on this one as it seems to have gone under radar on BN's
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    Re: Official XerJoff Appreciation Thread

    dble post---!.
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    Re: Official XerJoff Appreciation Thread

    oo still a little too pricey. They used to have the shooting star range in refills at Harrods but they took that range out and they only cost 90 a bottle back then!!!.
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    Re: Official XerJoff Appreciation Thread

    Homme remains my absolute favourite from this house, I just wish they had refill bottles or something for a 1/3 of the price.
  65. Re: 14 Amouage attars, notes, prices and further details included!

    You can buy some of them from here-http://shop.lessenteurs.com/category/1877/Perfume_Oil_Attars

    and most of the others from here-http://www.fascination-perfumery.co.uk/acatalog/Attars.html
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    Re: Kouros: Yes or No and why?

    I would say no. It doesn't smell nice as a perfume. When I compare it to some of my favourites its very average, distinctive yes but very average.
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    Poll: Re: Amougae Homage Attar vs Tribute Attar?

    I agree that Homage is more of an everyday scent and that Tribute is more for special occasions but I like Tribute more, its more distinctive and a signature scent if there ever was one.
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    Re: Rare everyday scents

    Ok if your looking for Niche that is very nice everyday I say go for an amber scent and more precisely Blue Amber by Montale.

    Its completely different to what most people are used to and its very...
  69. Re: Bruno Acampora, what are your thoughts on these pricey perfumes?

    I really thought there would be more thought on these perfumes!
  70. Bruno Acampora, what are your thoughts on these pricey perfumes?

    http://www.luckyscent.com/shop/category/375/page/1/brand/Bruno_Acampora.html

    The line is advertised above and they are quite pricey for the amount given. Have you tried these and if yes then what...
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    Re: Upcoming releases thread

    Tried this today, ok but nothing outstanding got to say. Maybe I need another try...
  72. Re: What's your most fave Tom Ford fragrance from his pivate blend line?

    3 of my favourites so far.
    Tobacco Vanille (business scent)
    Noir de Noir (evening time scent)
    Oud Wood (this is great for the summer)
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    Re: Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare

    I contacted the Roja Dove Haute Perfumerie at Harrods London and had a brief conversation with the SA. I asked for this top 3 or mostly liked perfumes and mentioned Uden by Xerjoff and surprisingly...
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    Re: Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare

    thank you for all the replies. Are the comparisons true about Invasion Barbare being closely related to Le Male? Because I really like Le Male but find it too common
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    Parfums MDCI Invasion Barbare

    Hi, I would like to have some contemporary reviews on this scent from the french pefume house MDCI. It seems that this scent could be holy grail material if I'm not mistaken. Also I would like to ask...
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    Re: For every 20 fragrances that you sample...

    I would say around 1 in 20 is about right. However that said I buy more frequently from niche houses as compared to designer houses where I reckon the rate is more like 1 in 50 or 1 in 60.
  77. Re: Recommendations - looking for a wardrobe lift!

    try Un Crime Exotique from Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: Have you tried Czech and Speake fragrances?

    Good House,
    I enjoy No 88
    Oxford & Cambridge
    Dark Rose
    and Frankincense and Myrrh

    However I find that their fragrances seem to suit certain occasions that don't often occur regularly. For...
  79. Re: Recomendations for a dirty, animalic, dark lavender?

    A lavender with bite however it's not totally animalic-A Taste Of Heaven-By Kilian
  80. Re: Which fragrances do you notice to leave the best sillage path?

    Blue Amber-Montale
    Angelique Encens-Creed
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    Re: Perfume that blooms in the heat

    A La Nuit-Serge Lutens this is a great scent in hot weather
  82. Re: Amouage The Library Collection Opus I,II, III

    trying the library collectiion made you feel as if you were stood in an ancient dusty library. Not to my taste, I would assume that they would suit the older generation.
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    Re: What is your favorite Xerjoff fragrance?

    Homme for me.
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    Re: Amouage Tribute Attar

    I tried Tribute for the first time around a month ago and must reiterate the sentiments of many people on this thread. It is a fantastic scent and I am a huge fan. Sadly the price puts it at the...
  85. Re: New Creed Aventus and Creed Spice and Woods Updates and notes!!

    thank you cairo I have taken to Creed lately and find any new news exciting, especially after trying
    Windsor courtesy of yours truly
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    Re: Xerjoff Reviews Thread

    I will weigh in with a review of Homme since I'm so impressed with Xerjoff. First of all the ingredients of the scents are truly great and if anyone had problems warranting niche prices this will NOT...
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    Re: Amouage Sandalwood attar

    that would be extremely useful test, thanks.
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    Re: Amouage Sandalwood attar

    Italian would you recommend the Jasmine attar for men? And when you bought it for your wife did it have good longevity and sillage?

    thanks
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    Top quality hair oil

    I have quite longish hair and I want to smooth it back with a comb but my hair is too fine and blows around in the slightest wind. Are there any very good quality hair oils I can use or even scented...
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    Re: Best Oil Attars?

    Hows the longevity on those attars mentioned above?
  91. Thread: Al Qurashi

    by Aerandir4
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    Re: Al Qurashi

    any experience with the Jasmine Maliki yet?
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    Best Oil Attars?

    Thinking of switching to oil attars for a while and was just wandering which ones you have tried and have been very impressed with. This can be the traditional famous Arabic houses or otherwise. I'm...
  93. Thread: Al Qurashi

    by Aerandir4
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    Re: Al Qurashi

    Have you managed to try Jasmine Maliki yet dred? If so what are the smell, sillage and longevity like?
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    Re: Since when were fragrances seen as girly?

    I think these stereotypes predominantly exist in western culture. Perfumes are very popular amongst men in the middle east where I'm from and you will never be called 'girly' because smelling...
  95. Thread: Al Qurashi

    by Aerandir4
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    Re: Al Qurashi

    Please get back to me on the Jasmine Maliki. I have been pondering over the Amouage jasmine attar or this one.
  96. Thread: Al Qurashi

    by Aerandir4
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    Re: Al Qurashi

    Has anyone tried the Jasmine (regular) or Jasmine Maliki?

    Its listed on page 10/25 in this link. I emailed Zahras.com and they said that these attars are better than Homage by Amouage so I wanted...
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    Re: Amouage Jasmine attar - wow!

    thank you for the post! I am also a big jasmine fan but wasn't sure if this attar had any class or longevity before deciding to pursue a sample.
  98. Re: Vero Profumo - worth smelling? Worth the prices?

    I emailed Vero Profumo about the EDP's and this is what I got back:

    Thank you very much for your interest in the Vero Profumo scents.

    To your first question:
    The EDP versions of the three...
  99. Re: Vero Profumo - worth smelling? Worth the prices?

    mmm Rubj sounds absolutely delicious. I think I may go for a sample If I find more enthusiastic posts ushering me along.
  100. Re: Vero Profumo - worth smelling? Worth the prices?

    Has anyone else had a chance to try this line? I'm particularly interested in Rubj!
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