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  1. Re: UK only Sale List MASSIVE SALE *** Tom Ford, Bond No.9, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Prada ***

    Weekly bump. Added new items, updated sold items & also reduced some prices
  2. Re: UK only Sale List MASSIVE SALE *** Tom Ford, Bond No.9, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Prada ***

    Weekly bump. Added new items, updated sold items & also reduced some prices
  3. Re: Fierce Abercrombie & Fitch Vs. Legend Mont Blanc. Which is better?

    Mont Blanc Legend Intense version imo, although Fierce is a very good frag
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    Re: CK Man vs Euphoria

    I would choose the Intense version of Euphoria. It solves the longevity issues that the original had :)
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    Re: Midnight in Paris EDT or EDP?

    The EDP is definitely worth the extra $ imo. The edt was too harsh, whereas the edp is smoother and more rounded version with better longevity.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Within the cabinet the top shelf is for my favourite fragrances and most of the Niche frags. The further down the shelving the less I like them, although I try and group frags with flankers (i.e....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    It's bowing a lil' bit but hasn't gone in over a year ;)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu251/vawallpa_album/wardrobe.jpg
    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu251/vawallpa_album/1stshelf.jpg...
  9. Re: Fragrances you're enjoying that's about to be finished

    I've owned both MI and Unforgivable. They are almost the same and the extra for MI, it isn't really worth it imo.

    I'm nearing the end of Gucci Envy. Unfortunately long discontinued and hard to...
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    Re: Two new releases from Scentstory

    I own both the mentalist fragrances and they are indeed the same :( They aren't as good as 24 Gold, 24 Original or 24 Platinum but are still decent :)
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    Re: Rasasi Fragances - advice wanted

    http://pimages.parfumo.de/240/26566_nnt4wkj2nu_240.jpg
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    - - - I've only tried these...
  12. Re: What do you think of Hanae Mori HiM, Prada Amber Intense, & Gucci Pour Homme 2?

    Hanae Mori HiM & Prada Amber Intense are great imo. Never tried Gucci PH II
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    Re: Best of the best of the 80's

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51U16Jd-16L._SY300_.jpg
    https://100mililitros.com/store/images/P/FendiUomo-500.jpg
    http://tienda.murlana.es/images/Montana_M_125_rojo.jpg
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Kalemat, Kalemat Black & Woody are must tries from Arabian Oud.

    Raghba (unisex), Ameer Al Oudh & Al Fursan are great from the house of Lattafa.
  15. Re: What to Buy for $75- TdH Parfume or the Clones???

    Yardley's Citrus & Wood is indeed very similar to Terre D'Hermes EDT, with the edp being slightly better and less harsh with the orange imo. Lomani Silver Spirit is very similar to Aventus. I have...
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    Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    This has sold for silly money in the past. May get a few back-up bottles this time just incase it gets discontinued for good
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    Re: Montana Parfum d'Homme

    I have the version in the red box. A very nice scent
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    Re: why the hate on Calvin Klein Euphoria

    It's only the longevity of the original that lets it down. The intense version corrects this and is a very pleasant scent :)
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    Re: Is Opium Edp discontinued or not?

    I have a couple of bottles of the edt and love it. Does anyone suggest I blind-buy the edp version?
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    Re: similar to terre d' Hermes?

    Yardley's Citrus & Wood is a definite copy
  21. UK only Sale List MASSIVE SALE *** Tom Ford, Bond No.9, Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Prada ***

    - - - - - - BIG BOTTLE SALE: - - - - - -
    Only selling as either they are back-up bottles or ones I no longer really use. Come boxed/unboxed as in picture:
    ...
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    Re: Sillage?Longevity?Scent?Projection?

    Scent first and foremost but longevity and projection are also important. I have mini sprays for all my frags though that I keep on my person to top up throughout the day :)
  23. Re: Up to 40 colognes, and I am promising I will not buy one until I actually finish 1 bottle!

    I'm at over 350 full sized bottles and can't see myself stopping. It's hard to stop as there's so many past-releases I'm yet to try as well as the new releases :)
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    I haven't tried either but I do have the original Woody which is very nice and long-lasting. Also, Kalemat, Kalemat Black & Oud El Khaleej are all amazing fragrances from Arabian Oud.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel or Ysl L'homme

    Out of those two I would say Bleu de Chanel, although you should check out YSL Parfum Intense as it's better than the original
  26. Re: New Pal Zileri Cuoio (a cheaper Tuscan Leather) & FOUGERE e LEGNI (a cheaper Burberry Brit)

    There are quite a few Tuscan Leather clones (Monotheme Leather, Golden Boy, La Yuqawam) which are all cheaper and are very good for their prices. I have Colonia Purissima which is a fresh, bright...
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    Re: Do Women Really Like Your Colognes???

    Woman normally like the mass-produced colognes such as 1 Million, Invictus, Joop etc. Whenever I wear an Amouage, Bond No.9, or any very strong oud fragrance the other sex's response does not seem to...
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    Re: Fragrances you swore you'd never wear?

    Azzaro PH, Aramis PH, Bvlgari Black, Zino, Eau Sauvage. Always thought they were a bit too 'old-mannish' 10 years ago but now I feel more confident now I am older :)
  29. Re: What's a designer scent that could easily pass as niche?

    Scentstory - 24 Gold
    Pure Havane
    Pure Malt
    YSL L'Homme Parfum Intense
    Gucci Envy
    YSL M7
  30. Re: i hate amen, will i like pure malt/pure havane?

    Pure Malt & Havane are amazing, definitely the best in the line
  31. Poll: Re: Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin VS Diesel Fuel For Life

    Au Masculin out of these two, although FFL Spirit is pretty good
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    Re: D&G Masculine question on sprays

    Hmmm, this frag is normally has quite good longevity. Mind you, I've experienced poor longevity with some scents that are supposed to be beasts
  33. Re: Dolce & Gabbana - Anthology Series.....your views ?

    10 La Roue de La Fortune & 6 L'Amoureux are the best offerings from the line, the rest were just meh.
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    Re: Seeking projection!

    +1 for One Man Show Gold edition. Not the best smelling frag but the most beastly in terms of projection I've ever come across
  35. Re: Recently blind brought Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb - My Thoughts

    A great fragrance. Antidote is also very good from V&R
  36. Re: Can't quite wrap my nose around Pure Coffee

    Maybe the worst A*Men flanker after Pure Shot although none of them are terrible. Imo Pure Malt & Pure Havane are the best offerings :)
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    Re: Aventus projection...poor?

    This is one of the better Creeds for longevity & projection :S
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    Re: Longevity and projection

    Oily rather than dry skin tends to hold the fragrance better. Try to use Vaseline/Baby Oil or preferably an unscented Aftershave balm before applying the scent to your skin to prolong longevity :)
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    Re: You only get one....

    Bond No.9 New York Oud
    http://www.bondno9.com/images/photos/0000/3075/New_York_Oud_WhiteBgrd_Hires_LARGE.jpg?1296587952
  40. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/11/14) Round 2: Dior Homme Intense vs Gucci Envy

    Gucci Envy hands down!
  41. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (4/10/14) Round 2: Versace Pour Homme vs Spicebomb

    Although I like and own both, spicebomb gets the slight edge from me
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    Re: Valentino Uomo. A new look on Dior Homme

    I don't like Dior Homme (vintage or current) but Valentino Uomo is indeed a better take on DH, done much better imo :)
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Here's an updated version of my collection at the moment. About 330 fragrances in total

    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu251/vawallpa_album/coll1.jpg...
  44. Re: Recommendations for a good quality typical ARABIC/EASTERN type of men's scent

    I'll second Ameer Al Oudh by Lattafa & Rasikh. Own both and are very nice and smell more expensive than they are :)
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    Re: Mancera Aoud Café, have you tried it ?

    Smells exactly like a coffee shop :)
  46. Re: I spent £1 on a scent that turns out to be pretty good!

    This was my post last year:
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/364019-My-first-experience-with-Perfumed-Oils-through-Al-Rehab

    Some good finds from Al-Rehab. Add to this Choco Musk as it is a very...
  47. Thread: Best vetiver

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    Re: Best vetiver

    My top two are Tom Ford Grey Vetiver & Dior: La Collection Vetiver :)
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    Re: Cinema EDT vs EDP

    Thanks, will prob take the plunge on the EDP :)
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    Cinema EDT vs EDP

    This is a question about a women's fragrance, but from a man's perspective. I tried YSL Cinema edt and thought it was great. I want to purchase it but don't know if I can pull it off. Alexander...
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    Re: Fragrances of the Middle East

    I too am getting into Middle Eastern fragrances in a big way. These are a few that I have tried that are worth a mention:

    Kalemat by Arabian Oud
    Raghba For Man by Lattafa
    La Yuqawam pour Homme...
  51. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Some vintage Gucci PH1 please :)
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    Re: Am I addicted?

    I started off about 10 years ago, and I'd buy a bottle maybe every two weeks, now it's becoming at least a few bottles every week. I have a cabinet that houses about 200 frags, now they're on top of...
  53. Re: Do you count your decants in your wardrobe frags?

    I believe anything over 5ml should be counted in your wardrobe as there are a lot of 10ml travel sprays and you do actually own the juice so it should be counted. Even with decants that aren't in...
  54. Re: My first Czech & a Speake, which should it be?

    Cuba, 88, O&C and Frankincense & Myrrh are all good offerings from this house and bottle-worthy :)
  55. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/14/14): Cool Water vs Fahrenheit

    Fahrenheit wins hands down :P
  56. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Montale Black Aoud for me please :)
  57. Re: New Fragrance: Ferrari Cedar Essence - Ferrari

    Essence Musk is great. Still need to try Leather Essence, Essence Oud and now Cedar Essence
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    Re: Where do you squirt?

    A few squirts on the chest under a shirt, one on either side of the neck and one on the wrists
  59. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/10/14): Versace Pour Homme vs AHS Extreme

    Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme although Versace is a close second
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    Re: Very Valentino for Men .. any info ?

    I own both By Man & Very Valentino and they are both very good fragrances in their own right. Recently bought another bottle of VV as it really is that good :)
  61. Re: Which Is The Best Out Of These Tobacco Colognes?

    +1 for these few:

    Varvatos Vintage
    Lanvin Avant Garde
    Burberry London
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    Re: Opinions on Creed Original Santal

    A better quality version of Joop Homme! imo
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    Re: My Top 5 Worst of the Worst Fragrances

    Can't believe how much hate some fragrances are getting. Aventus, Tuscan Leather, 24 Gold!!!!! Each to their own I guess :P Anyway I'll extend this to 10:

    Tommy Hilfiger Hilfiger Athletics
    Tommy...
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    Re: Classic/Timeless Scents Worth Getting?

    Fahrenheit
    Eau Sauvage Extreme
    Azzaro PH
    Rive Gauche
    Dali PH
    Trussardi Uomo
    Fendi Uomo
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    Re: Your favourite Serge Luten...

    Chergui
  66. Re: Time to check in on those 2014 fragrance resolutions!

    I never bother making resolutions to do with fragrances any more as I know I'd break them. I have bought 11 bottles so far in January as collecting is so addictive :)
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Tuscan Leather

    I love both. Both are worthy of being in a fragrance collection imo.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Photo is a bit hard to make out but I can see some nice gems in there! :P
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Here's an current version of my wardrobe. I've added a few Niche & designer frags in the last year and banished some to the box under the bed :P
    ...
  70. *UPDATED* (UK only swap) decants or poss full bottles.

    Here's an current version of my wardrobe. I've added a few Niche & designer frags in the last year and banished some to the box under the bed :P I mainly just want to do decant swaps (I have 3ml...
  71. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    A*Men: Le Gôut du Parfum please :P
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    Re: Arabian Oud Prince Diaminy

    Wow, this blows the price of Clive Christian scents right out of the water! :O
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    Re: Escada Magnetism

    One of the first fragrances I bought. It is a very nice scent but lacking in longevity IMO.
  74. Re: Impressions about Ferrari Essence Leather Please

    Have only tried and own Ferrari Essence Musk. The longevity and sillage are above average, and although a little synthetic, it is a very nice, clean smelling frag
  75. Re: Dior Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Sport VS Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    1) Allure Homme Edition Blanche
    2) Allure Homme Sport
    3) Dior Homme Sport
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    Re: Fake Dolce & Gabbana The One?

    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu251/vawallpa_album/P1010431.jpg
    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu251/vawallpa_album/P1010432.jpg

    Here are pics of my D&G The One. Seems legit to me :)
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    Re: Christian Dior Les Elixirs Precieux

    The 'La Collection Privée Christian Dior' collection was nice so have high hopes for these. +1 for the bottles, they look exquisite :)
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    Re: Kreed Aventus (Surrati)

    I can't vouch for this particular Surrati oil but I have their Tom Oudh & Tobacco Vanille creations and they are both exquisite and very good value for money so I would recommend those. Black Oudh...
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    Re: 24 Gold Oud Edition

    Would love to hear more people's thoughts as they test this new creation. I have and love both the original 24, and 24 Gold and are both superb scents so am intrigued to try a creation with the...
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    Re: what is on your wish list?

    For 2014:

    Will buy:
    Luna Rossa Extreme
    Black XS L'Excès
    M7 Oud Absolu
    Creed Original Vetiver

    Might buy:
    TF Sahara Noir
  81. Re: Which fragrances released in 2013 did you find to be surprisingly good?

    It hasn't been an amazing year of releases, although there are a few that deserve a mention:

    • Ferrari Essence Musk
    • Givenchy Gentlemen Only
    • The Game Intense
    • Monotheme Black Label Leather...
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    Re: Davidoff The Game 'intense' version

    Very nice fragrance. On my wishlist
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    Re: What was your first fragrance?

    I believe it was Old Spice :P
  84. Re: Which is a better signature scent, Azzaro Chrome or Mont Blanc Individuel???

    I feel like neither of these deserves a signature scent status as there are far more superior scents out there. But to pick between these two, individual definitely gets the nod.
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    Re: One Million or Bleu Chanel

    Bleu is definitely more versatile and superior IMO
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    Re: Bond I Love NY For All Bottle

    I've just looked at the bottle and there isn't a metal bit wedged in the cap :(
    I did buy it on eBay and has only been used a few times. The lid doesn't stay on at all as there is no metal tubular...
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    Re: Bond I Love NY For All Bottle

    Just scoured the internet and found a picture of a bottle with the cap off and it is the same as all my other bond bottles. This makes me pretty certain that it's a fake.
    ...
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    Bond I Love NY For All Bottle

    With all my other Bond bottles the sprayer parts are all the same apart from my 'I Love NY For All' sprayer as you can see in the pictures. If anybody has a bottle of this I'd appreciate it if they...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November, 2013

    http://www.scentstore.co.uk/media/wysiwyg/product-landing/l/lalique/lalique-white-msl.jpg
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    Re: Today i bought; May 2013

    http://www.shopping-premiereavenue.com/catalog/AcquaDiParma/big/acqua-di-parma-colonia-essenza-50ml.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 13th, 2013

    http://www.mikeboutique.com/image-product/jp2004img2698-1295439908.jpg
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    Re: Today i bought; May 2013

    http://assets.thefragranceshop.co.uk/Live/Images/catalog/large/18045_StockZoomed.JPG

    A very nice cheap scent :P
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    Best fragrance to invest in?

    If you were looking to invest in a perfume i.e. buy something that would appreciate in value over the years what would you get? Maybe something like nemo or antidote that are discontinued or maybe a...
  94. Re: My first experience with Perfumed Oils - through Al Rehab

    Glad to be of help. Once I've tested more I'll probably add it to this thread. You should add your thoughts to this thread once you've tried those 3 you've bought :)
  95. My first experience with Perfumed Oils - through Al Rehab

    I normally just buy designer mens frags and for the most they have ok projection and longevity but have recently explored edp (which are mostly unisex rather than just masculine) and you are somewhat...
  96. Re: Which female fragrances have you worn / tried ?

    The only one I have and wear is Kingdom by Alexander McQueen. Would love to try Portrait of a Lady though.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 26, 2013

    http://i.ebayimg.com/t/SILVER-3ml-By-Al-Rehab-Best-Selling-Perfume-Fragrance-Oil-Attar-Itr-Top-Seller-/00/s/OTAwWDEyMDA=/$(KGrHqJ,!ioE6I1Wf!JEBOlpyO2Pkg~~60_35.JPG
  98. Re: New Facebook Sale/swap group for UK people

    Just sent a request to join. Not having much luck with my swap thread on here atm so hopefully I'll get some luck, NICE FIND :P
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    Re: The First Possible Bvlgari Aqva Fake ?

    Lol. If you didn't recognise a fake with the others you certainly would with this one :)
  100. Re: What made you go for a 200ml or 400ml bottle?

    http://johnlewis.scene7.com/is/image/JohnLewis/231578619?$prod_main$
    This would be a nice buy for a 200ml+ purchase for only £270? :P
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