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  1. Thread: 3 no-no notes

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    Re: 3 no-no notes

    Leather, Vetiver, Chocolate
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques Tester

    I think secretions is absolutly disgusting. I've never have smelt a frag and felt like I was going to vomit until I smelt it. To me it is just a very synthetic metallic blood smell. If someone told...
  3. Re: Montale's crazy sale - What did you order - What did you get FREE?

    rub it in aye? haha
  4. Re: Montale's crazy sale - What did you order - What did you get FREE?

    I got a 100 ml of soliel and a free 50 ml of skin. I as well do not like skin. I'm probably going to get rid of it for real cheap.
  5. Re: Montale's crazy sale - What did you order - What did you get FREE?

    How is roses musk?

    I also e-mailed montale. They said Rose Petals was out of stock from the sale. So I wouldn't expect anyone to get that as a free gift.
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    Re: The best scent for this scene

    Parfumerie Generale - Un Crime Exotique

    and if it's closer to the holidays and everyone is out christmas shopping and such I'd go with

    The Goth Rosary - Season Greedings
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Top 5 Faves

    I've tested the whole line except for the new releases. The only CDG I felt was worth purchasing was Carnation from the Red Series
  8. Re: Fil de Soie at luckyscent - Does it ever stop?

    I wasn't a fan. It is a nice scent but it doesn't move me. I prefer Helianthe out of the three by a very small margin. To me, they are all just...pleasant. Nothing groundbreaking. 2.5 out of 5
    ...
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    Re: What used to be your holy grail, and then...

    My very first holy grail scent was Frapin - 1270.

    More than 350 fragrance samples and samplings later and still nothing has relieved Frapin of it's holy grail status in my collection.
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    Re: Montale montale montale montale

    And I'm sure that using the search function is just as simple as skipping over repeat threads instead of letting them get to you.

    I'm pretty sure just about everything to discuss about fragrances...
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    Re: Montale montale montale montale

    Sounds a lot like all the creed threads that ran rampant here before the board went down.
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    Re: Which Montale ROSE guys?

    Alright, I just got my sample package in today from aedes to test some montales I had yet to test before hand.

    When it comes to roses although I find that although Queen Roses and Rose Petals are...
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    Re: Fragrance to wear with a leather Jacket?

    For me there is no better fragrance to wear with a leather jacket than that of a combination of Dior Homme and Bvlgari Black layered.
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    Re: Is amber ambergris?

    A lot of perfumes with ambergris notes do not contain actual ambergris. Amber and Ambergris notes are completely different.
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    Re: Montale pricing...

    I am still holding hope that they will put it back up late tomorrow.

    Ahh the Flemington Cut Glass. Although I live right around the corner I can't say I've ever been but have heard good things!...
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    Re: Montale pricing...

    They have and it's very unfortunate that I decided to wait tonight versus 6:00pm today to order it.
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    Re: Which Montale ROSE guys?

    This sucks. I hold off on my order of black aoud till tonight and then i go to check and it's not there anymore! I'm very aggravated.
  18. Thread: Scent of Sex

    by matreal
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    Re: Scent of Sex

    Rose Poivre although I feel it's more sexual than sensual.
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    Re: Which Montale ROSE guys?

    I'm still on the fence of whether I want to order the following.
    Aoud Damascus
    Attar
    Aoud Rose Petals
    Aoud Queen Rose



    I ordered some samples from aedes just to make sure I will enjoy them,...
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    Re: short Black Oud first impressions

    That's kind of how I felt. Although I must admit that today was very hot and humid and boy did is shine. I've originally used it sparingly in hot weather but today was the perfect day for it.
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    Re: short Black Oud first impressions

    I'm curious to what occasions or what attire people wear black aoud with. It just seems to be somewhat of a more formal scent but at the same time it is fairly sharp. I enjoy the scent very much but...
  22. Thread: Chergui

    by matreal
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    Re: Chergui

    I was just in Berlin and could have sworn I saw it at a store. We're talking Berlin Germany right? I definatly saw it.
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    I love Chene. My favorite Lutens and...
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    Parfum d'Empire

    Has anyone else ordered samples of their three new fragrances?

    I just ordered the Luckyscent fall sample package including

    Fall Sample Pack includes:
    Parfum d'Empire (all 3 of the newest...
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    Poll: Re: French Designer Showdown

    I went with dior for Eau Noire and Bois d'Argent
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    Re: I Think I'm in Love . . .

    I also feel Wild blackberry musk is superior to MeME. You've spark my interest having it for sale. I may have to shoot a PM your way soon considering I'm going to need a bottle after I finish this...
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    Re: Aoud Lime suggestions please

    I made sure to reorder some samples from Aedes just to give myself one last sample of some of the frags I'm on the fence with before deciding whether or not to order. However, hearing that they've...
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    Re: Any montale good for the summer?

    I actually think Black Aoud is suitable for summer wear. I've done it before with no problem.
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    Re: Chinatown, gender biased?

    It's not for me but I think it is perfectly unisex.
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    Re: Aoud Lime suggestions please

    I didn't get bug spray from it but I also wasn't impressed with it that much. However, I don't seem to be a fan of any aoud containing fragrances for the most part. The closest fragrance that I've...
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    Re: I Think I'm in Love . . .

    speaking of MPG eau de mure is also a very similar fragrance.
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    Re: I Think I'm in Love . . .

    If you enjoy Mure et Musc Extreme I highly recommend trying

    Ava Luxe - Wild Blackberry Musk
    Ava Luxe - Forbidden Fruits

    Not to mention both are very affordable
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    Re: Diptyque - At the Gates of Revelation

    Must have snuck down there. I've actually had friends walk into my basement and afterwords smell Tam Dao and they thought I must have covered the room with it. It's one specific room that smells...
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    Re: Diptyque - At the Gates of Revelation

    I do. It's a fairly old house with a basement walls made of cedarwood and wags wood. Hence the "Rolling on the walls." Not to mention plenty of shelves to hold numerous art supplies. Like many with...
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    Re: Diptyque - At the Gates of Revelation

    Tam Dao smells exactly like my basement. I was fascinated that it smelt like my basement, but not so much that it smelt like my basement. If that makes any sense? In hindsight, I wasn't fond of the...
  35. Re: what fragrance have you applied and later noticed its awesomeness?

    I don't think Eau Noires top notes are disgusting. I just find them a lot less moving than the drydown. The top notes are still enjoyable though! I love that lavender. It's just that you think it's...
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    I loved the marketing ideal the Etat and it encouraged me to test their scents above others. However, after testing most of their line, I am beginning to think it was a marketing ploy to cover up...
  37. Re: what fragrance have you applied and later noticed its awesomeness?

    I don't know why but I always get urine from piper nigrum. Not just any kind of urine. The "I just ate a bunch of asparagus" kind of urine.
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    Sounds like everyone is getting something different.

    I got nothing but blood and metal. I'll have to retest it but I must say I'm very hesitant to put that stuff on me again/
  39. Re: what fragrance have you applied and later noticed its awesomeness?

    eau noire
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water

    I have never gotten any lime from VIW. Well, I only get it for the first minute. After that though it is pure coconut. Just a syrupy, cloying, coconut.
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    Re: Creed Virgin Island Water

    I was very dissapointed in this frag as well. I got the same syrupy cloying coconut as you did and never understood the hype over it.

    There was a great fragrance I smelt passing a coworker a few...
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    Re: Recommend some new scents for me

    I didn't get so much of an almond scent but I agree that I can't see myself wearing it for any other months except for specifically november. It is the perfect thanksgiving fragrance in my mind. It...
  43. Re: SL's Chene now exclusively available at Liberty

    I love this scent

    all in all this is good news to me.
  44. Re: Trying my sample of Montale's Wood and Spices and....

    I got Versace - Dreamer from wood and spices
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    Re: Recommend some new scents for me

    I am a resident of NJ and feel that the following scents are made for fall in NJ

    October:
    Versace - The Dreamer
    D'Orsay - Le Dandy (Could be cocnsidered a little bit pricey)

    November:...
  46. Thread: Cdg

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    Cdg

    I read a thread awhile back that CDG was canceling every line of frags except the Guerilla and most rescent line on this board. I never read any confirmation of the truth to it. Does anyone have...
  47. Re: Help! Differences between 2 YSL fragrances?

    Rive Gauche is the only frag I've ever bought blind. I wish I knew that the intense version had less anise and more patchouli. Drat!
  48. Re: Ava Luxe Experience - Autumn / Summer Edition (Preliminaries)

    I absolutly love sniffing Ava Luxe Samples.

    My favorite fragrances are
    Queen Bess
    Wild Blackberry Musk
    Indian Summer

    Honorable mention: Green Tea
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    I felt like SM stained my nostrils with it's scent and I couldn't get it away from me. Where as scents such as Fire Island make me feel sick after smelling it for 10 minutes, SM had me literally...
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    Re: Fave Gourmands?

    Ava Luxe - Indian Summer
    Parfumerie Generale - Un Crime Exotique

    Nothing else I've come across comes close.
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    I second this, however, Aomassai was a...
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    Re: What will be your go-to this Fall?

    For the Office:
    Burberry - London
    Michael Kors - Michael for men
    D'Orsay - Le Dandy
    John Varvatos - John Varvatos
    Versace - Dreamer

    For Home:
    Frapin - 1270
    Ava Luxe - Queen Bess
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    I can't see using SM for anything except for playing a practical joke on a friend. I truely believe you'll have more people running out of a public place breaking a sample of it on the ground opposed...
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    Re: I have Sécrétions Magnifiques on my Arm!

    I've never come across a fragrance more vomit enducing than secretions. The metallic bloody notes are too much to bare.
  54. Thread: Usher...

    by matreal
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    Re: Usher...

    Usher smells like Himalaya and Himalaya smells like Paco Rabanne XS Pour Homme. Have you tested it next to XS?
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    Re: Something unknown, this way lies: Kansas

    bloomingdales sells egoiste and antaeus and if I remember correctly so does Lord and Taylor. They also both sells Jaipur and boucheron homme (also Macys) as well as Angel, Heritage, JHL, Devlin, 900,...
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    Re: My visit to Luckyscent: Its all about Chocolate

    I'm not big on gourmands but now I'll definatly have to try Chocolate Greedy.

    Un Crime Exotique is perfectly ok for men. I'm a fairly manly man if I do say so myself and I have no problem wearing...
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    Re: Sandy beach - need help

    Montale - Sandflower

    Smells exactly like wet sand, seashells and seaweed. However, much like Fire Island, it's a bit too much and although the first 5 minutes have me going "Whoa" the rest of the...
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    Re: Question regarding gender classification.

    oops, wrong thread
  59. Re: Cinnamon - The lists, the scents and the recommendations - 2007 edition

    I get a faint background in Blue Agava however I do get some from le male. Upon further investigation it appears it is one of the notes.

    Un Crime Exotique and Sushi Imperiale are the top on that...
  60. Re: Cinnamon - The lists, the scents and the recommendations - 2007 edition

    Parfumerie Generale - Un Crime Exotique
    Bois 1920 - Sushi Imperiale
    Jo Malone - Blue Agava and Cacao
    The Different Company - Jasmin de Nuit
    Jean Paul Gauliter - Le Male
  61. Re: I think I dont like chergui...throw stones now

    For me it's not a heavily sweet vanilla base. It's a heavy amber/syrupy base that has turned me off by some of the Lutens.
  62. Re: What can you tell me about these two houses?

    Ava Luxe has quality fragrances that last. They are more concentrated with essential oils (You can tell from a paper test) so the sillage is not as strong but it has never been a problem for me. I...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    Don't hassle the hoff
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    That seems a bit excessive to have an entire seperate section. I think a sticky would do just fine. Especially with an explanation that fragrance should be for you and only you. Also that it is not...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    Thank you, I appreciate you taking the time to understand where I'm coming from. I understand things like this do happen and as moderators it is difficult to decide what to deal with and what to let...
  66. Re: I think I dont like chergui...throw stones now

    I enjoyed it but not enough to purchase it. I would suggest persueing a sample of Lutens - Chene.
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    I understand it is frusterating. I just felt that it was delt with in the wrong way. However, I also consider the way I delt with it was wrong to. I was frusterated with the sarcasm as they were...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    That's my feelings on the whole situation. I just felt the sarcasm was a bit uncalled for.
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    Well correct me if I am wrong here but being a snob is an aspect of being an elitest.

    Sarcasm: A form of wit that is marked by the use of sarcastic language and is intended to make its victim the...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    I think thats a great idea. I'm sure it won't bother people to have it as a sticky opposed to seeing a new thread pop up everyday about it.
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    I have no...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    it's also common courtesy to not patronize someone with sarcasm.
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    Why of course not. Considering no one would ever want these uneducated persons on fragrance asking such questions to ever know about their beloved creed. Unforgivable was bad enough!

    If it's so...
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    Re: But Guys...what *is* the sexiest frag

    This can be credited to a bunch of elitest perfume snobs who only got into the art of perfume so that they could be more "Unique." The fact that people go out of their way to find a fragrance that no...
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    Re: Any sleepers out there?

    Ava Luxe - Green Tea
    and
    Ava Luxe - Wild Blackberry Musk

    Both are definatly sleepers and both are $45 for a 60 ml EdP
  75. Thread: If I like....

    by matreal
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    Re: If I like....

    You should definatly check out Ava Luxe - Green Tea
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    Re: Looking for the ultimate forest scent

    I second Chene!
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    Re: Salvador Dali Black Sun

    M7 without the agar? Hmm seeing on how that's what overall killed M7 for me this sparks my interest. The root beer/dr. pepper notes makes me think of sables and opium.
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    Re: Bond Saks Him/Her

    Wow, I'm very surprised to read this. Everyone I have heard from that have tested both Saks for Him and Andy Warhol felt that Warhol would be their big hit and Saks for Him would completely bomb....
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    Re: Saks Fifth Avenue for Him?

    i tested it a few weeks ago. It is nothing to write home about in the least bit. Very disappointing.
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    Exactly
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    I'm not sure of whether to take this as a compliment or just sarcasm on your part. I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. No, I am not involved...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    What's wrong with a 1 ml sample?

    Selling at cost is ridiculous. I never said anything of the sort.

    Their prices simply sky rocketed once all of them merged. I am not complaining, I am simply...
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    Re: Recommendation?

    The Goth Rosary - Season Greedings
  83. Re: Recently baptised in cologne and seeking more advice

    oops
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    At the most I will be purchasing samples from them. The Decant prices are ridiculous. Upon further investigation, a 8ml spray decant of Le Dandy Pour Homme is 12.75. Essentially you are paying $272...
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    Re: Pure perfume - good for spraying?

    I've noticed that I enjoy Frapin - 1270 when it's dabbed opposed to sprayed. However, it's an edp.

    I get the wine/cognac note when dabbed and I get all woods when sprayed.
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    Re: hey there, any reccomendations?

    I'd try out some Creed scents. Although I am not a big fan of the line you seem like you'd love it.
    Unforgivable is actually a rip off of a Creed fragrance called Millisime Imperiale. Creeds...
  87. Thread: If I like....

    by matreal
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    Re: If I like....

    L'artisan
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    Re: Uproariously Funny Review of Idole de Lubin

    funny indeed. Idole is a good fragrance however it is not wowing enough for me to have bought. However, when I had a decant it did smell like that one of the times I sprayed it on my shirt sleeve...
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    Re: The Goth Rosary

    I wasn't a fan of a lot of their scents. However, Season Greedings smelt like a great scent for december. I'm looking to alternate it with Un Crime Exotique. I'd recommend looking into it. From the...
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    The Goth Rosary

    I recently recieved some samples from them and one of the frags stood out. I however looked at their store and they have mists, lotions, solid and liquid perfumes.
    All of them are substantially...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    you're very welcome!

    I also forgot to mention

    http://www.lacremebeauty.com/product_info.php?cPath=22&products_id=748

    They also ship international. On some of the websites the link to the...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    Aedes only ships in the US

    I'm not sure about www.lusciouscargo.com They don't say whether they do or don't. Might have to just try to have them deliver and if it's not an option then that solves...
  93. Re: I need help with Creed (I cant remember wat Creed i tried :( )

    I have yet to find a Creed frag that lasted on me more than 2 hours besides Virgin Island Waters and Bois du Portugal. VIW was too cloying, and BdP didn't agree with me at all. I enjoyed SMW but it...
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    Re: Analyzing my impressions

    Yes, I love lavender. Now, I'm even more excited that I made sure to get a sample of antiheros. Jasmin et Cigarette intrigues me because I love white flowers and jasmine, however much of the jasmine...
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    I completely tore apart aedes.com, lusciouscargo.com, beautycafe.com, beautyhabit.com, theperfumeshoppe.com, and luckyscent.com

    This is one of the last sites (along with firstinfragrance) that I...
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    Re: Analyzing my impressions

    personally, I'm looking forward to some samples of Etat I ordered. It seems a lot of people are completely turned off by their marketing scheme before even smelling the frags. If anything, it...
  97. Re: Fall is coming...which fragrances you put out??

    Frapin - 1270
    Serge Lutens - Chene
    Michael Kors - Michael for Men
    D'Orsay - Le Dandy

    and wow...bermuda? How is it living there? I visited once. I love the sand.
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    Re: Basenotes Wardrobe Icon

    you're very welcome
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    Maybe it is pure parfum opposed to an EdT?
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    Re: Basenotes Wardrobe Icon

    Click User CP then go to edit profile. At the very bottom there will be a drop down box asking you if you want to show your wardrobe.
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