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  1. Re: Out of all these which is your favorites and least favorites....

    Favourite(s): Ralph Lauren Polo & Dior Homme Intense

    Worst: The Dreamer
  2. Thread: Tuscan Leather

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    Re: Tuscan Leather

    Was just about to say the same. It's lighter than TL, although not in a negative way; in a 'more easily wearable, more versatile' way, at least to my nose. It's also slightly cheaper, I think, than...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Selection Verte - final wearing from a sample.
  4. Re: Creed: Your personal Top 3 list for LONGEVITY & PROJECTION ?

    M1849 and Royal Oud both seem excellent to me, longevity wise.

    At the other end of the extreme, Selection Verte's longevity is lousy, based on the 4ml sample I've just used up. I also passed on...
  5. Re: Are Creed/Guerlain fragrances cheaper in France?

    That's interesting. They retail at 165 in the UK (approx 200 Euros).....
  6. Re: Are Creed/Guerlain fragrances cheaper in France?

    I can't speak for France, but this certainly isn't the case in the UK.
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    Re: Best branded male fragrance

    +1. This was the first line that came to mind for me. I remember initially being very drawn to the line's presentation several years ago, although I've recently grown a little tired of it (but maybe...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Millesime 1849
  9. Re: $4000 to spare on colognes! What would you buy?

    Haha! +1!
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    Re: Creed Royal Ceylan

    Has it landed yet, Boss? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts when it does. Even though it is listed as feminine, some of the notes, especially the teas, make it sound very interesting to me.
  11. Re: Heard at the Saks counter: New Creed 'Acqua' Line

    I briefly sampled Aberdeen Lavander and Vetiver Geranium at Harvey Nichols in Leeds this week, and can't say I was especially impressed. To the point that I let a new FB of AL pass by on ebay today...
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    Re: Smell of money!

    The first thought that came to my mind, too.
  13. Re: Burberry London vs D&G The One vs Boss Bottled

    My personal favourite of the three is Burberry London. However as others have said, I wouldn't particularly recommend it as a warm weather scent.
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    Re: Cartier Pasha and Ralph Lauren Safari

    Agree. The current offering is one of the few purchases that I've resold. I sought out the vintage instead. Worlds apart.
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    Re: Prada Amber Intense vs YSL L'Homme

    Different but both decent IMO. Easy to own both.
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    Re: Rank your CREED

    Those I own, or have worn enough to comment on are all fairly close to be honest, apart from one. The approximate order would probably be;

    Royal Scottish Lavender
    Millesime 1849
    Royal Oud ...
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    Re: Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances

    Interesting reading. Thanks Boss.
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    Re: Creed Royal Ceylan

    Haha, yeah I'm definitely going through a Creed phase at the moment...! :laugh: Enjoy.
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    Re: Creed Royal Ceylan

    I saw this too, and I'd have beaten you to the purchase, if only Creed shipped to Europe.... :angry:

    Something tells me they only had the one, so congrats on a great purchase. Hope you enjoy it....
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Royal Oud.
  21. Re: So Le Labo swears that their fragrances only last 2 years (if stored correctly) before turning b

    If this were taken to be true for fragrances in general, it would be very bad news for anyone with a collection in excess of say, 5 or 6 bottles.

    However, I suspect this might be an extention of...
  22. Re: Super Exclusive & Limited Releases From Popular Niche Houses??

    I think the exclusivity of this one was limited to it's first few months after launch, when it was exclusive to the London Sloane Street store. I bought it during that period, but as I understand...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 11, 2014

    Creed Selection Verte
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    Re: Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Can any UK based Creed collectors comment on the difficulties of obtaining certain scents from over here? Was Windsor available in the UK in 2009 & 2010 for example?
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 10, 2014

    By Kilian: Prelude to Love
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    Re: Vintage Discontinued Fragrances

    Speaking from a purely personal perspective, I would like to think that my recent purchase of Royal Scottish Lavender by Creed fits this description, but of course there are many, many more.
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    Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances

    On a recent trip to the US and Canada, I noticed that many of Creed's 'vaulted' fragrances (as per their US website) are actually still easily available for purchase. I bought Royal Scottish...
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    Re: Tom Ford atomisers

    This was my initial thought also - I'm pretty sure that if they were marketed as 'flacon + atomiser' packages, sales would enjoy a definite bump.

    While it appears from this thread that you should...
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    Re: SOTD: August 9, 2014

    Good choice. The original Colonia for me.
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    Re: What's the #1 selling fragrance of all time?

    My first thought too. Surely will figure somewhere in the conversation.
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    Re: Bargain Aventus

    Congratulations! A deal like that would've made me very happy.
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    Re: Your favorite new releases of 2014...so far

    My pick also.
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    Re: Casual Coffee & Sandalwood?

    Yes. I sampled this recently and must say I was impressed.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 8, 2014

    Selection Verte - Creed
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I feel your pain. There have been one or two U.S. exclusives I'd have loved to have got my hands on in recent times....
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    So you DID buy both, afterall....! :wink: Good choice!
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    Re: Fall/Winter Fragances

    I just picked this up on a recent trip, so looking forward to trying your recommendation!
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    Re: Fall/Winter Fragances

    I'm looking forward to the change in season too. There are many that I could recommend but I'll plug my old favourite - give Paul Smith 'London' a try. Made for cooler temperatures in my opinion and...
  39. Re: Does anyone else get "new car seat, complete with air freshener" from AdP Leather? Better optio

    I've only sampled Charles Street once, but from what I recall it's probably the smokiest of the three (CL & TL being the other two). This is based on a fairly hazy memory though & could be incorrect,...
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    Re: Tom Ford atomisers

    Ok, but an SA at Selfridges told me that it was a limited promotion. I don't understand why, if your impression is correct, they wouldn't be clearly marketed and advertised as such - it would...
  41. Re: Are Colognes Really Weaker or Is Olfactory Fatigue Worse than We Realize?

    My thought upon reading the original post too. At least, the wearer will have a better idea regarding longevity. I have no idea how to assess projection/sillage of scents i'm wearing myself.
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    Re: Tom Ford atomisers

    Where did you get the idea that they come with every flacon purchased? As I said earlier in the thread, this has never been the case as I understand it.
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    Re: "Fallish" Bond...is there such a beast?

    +1. Also maybe I Love NY for all?
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    My thoughts too. Congrats!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    AdP Colonia Essenza
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    Re: Creed Spice & Wood and Eau Sauvage

    I also don't find them similar. I find Spice & Wood hugely preferable to Eau Sauvage, notwithstanding the enormous price difference of course.
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    Re: Invasion Barbare or Italian Cypress ?

    Of the two I'd vote IC. Although IMO owning both is easily doable.....! :D
  48. Re: Creed price increases have officially landed in the US

    None that are readily or easily available, at any rate....! :laugh:
  49. Re: What are the differences between Eau Savage Extreme(recent formulation) and Eau Savage Parfum?

    My memory is hazy but to reinforce what others have said, I do recall a significant difference between these two.
  50. Re: How much r u willing to spend on perfume/aftershave??

    Quite a topical question for me, as without getting into the figures I'm currently mulling over a couple of potential purchases, either one of which would break my record amount spent on an...
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    If my memory of the 'before' prices are correct, the UK official site increases are very similar to that.
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    Poll: Re: What's your least favorite from Creed?

    That's interesting, Jack.....with all the hype surrounding this fragrance I was beginning to lean towards a blind buy if I got the opportunity! Thanks for reminding me that other perspectives do...
  53. Re: How long do you sample before buying a bottle?

    I don't have a set regimen at all where this is concerned and I've done various points on the spectrum, from buying blind without any sampling, to buying immediately following the first try, to...
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    Poll: Re: What's your least favorite from Creed?

    While I wouldn't consider them all purchase worthy, I can't recall a genuinely bad experience with a Creed to date, to be honest. That said, Royal Water, Tabarome Millesime and Himalaya were all...
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    Re: Tom Ford atomisers

    When I got mine I was told it was a special, limited promotion. If it was a permanent fixture surely it would be advertised as such?
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries & Discussions.

    Prices went up quite dramatically on the official Creed online store in the UK a few weeks ago, but this increase doesn't appear to have filtered down to the official stockists as yet.
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    Re: Creed Les Royales Exclusives Issue

    I can vouch for this, having had it happen to me...!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 3, 2014

    By Kilian Cruel Intentions
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Leather for free!

    Over the years there have been many things I've bought, only later to see them available significantly cheaper. This, however, is taking it to a new level....! :laugh:
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    Re: Perfume-click.co.uk - Any good for Creed?

    Their stocks do look very similar I must say. Maybe they use the same supplier? Might give them a go myself soon, hadn't heard of them prior to reading this thread.

    Anyone else have experience to...
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    Re: Looking for a good atomizer in the UK

    Personally in this type of scenario I'd go for the Creed, but I know that not everyone would agree!
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    Re: Post office refused perfume postage

    Yes. I was caught unawares when these rules first came in. It may have been a coincidence, but I had an unboxed frag 'go missing' in the post, leaving me out of pocket to the tune of 50+ with no...
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    Re: Montale and Mancera in the UK

    And there was me feeling all pleased with myself after picking up my first Montale in Canada last week.....! :laugh:
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    Re: Colonia Leather by Acqua di Parma

    Ah, I see their online boutique has finally launched.....! Even though I'm signed up for their emails, they've yet to inform me of this....

    Colonia Leather is showing as in stock to me, btw.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August, 2nd, 2014

    Creed - Royal Scottish Lavender
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    Re: Colonia Leather by Acqua di Parma

    I would doubt it, infact I would be amazed if this were the case so soon after release.
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    Re: Head's up, Royal Service is for sale

    Am I interpreting this correctly.....that a limited edition, single-run item has recently come back into stock at Creed? How does that work, exactly? I thought that once these were gone, they were...
  68. Poll: Re: L'eau D'Issey By Issey Miyake vs. Aqua Di Gio

    For me, AdG by default. Leau d'Issey is one of very few scents that actually brings back unpleasant memories for me...! Even without that though, I think I'd still give the nod to Gio.
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    Re: Tom Ford Fragrances simply wonderful

    Goes for me too, infact I seem to recall this played a role in attracting me to the line in the first place - they really are a bit special IMO. I have made a point of making sure I own at least one...
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    Re: YSL oriental collection on Ebay

    I've seen this on ebay before and wondered about it. It may be coincidence, but the incident I'm recalling was also for a very recently released fragrance (at the time).

    Not quite sure what to...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 1, 2014

    And for me.
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    Creed Windsor (UK)

    Would appreciate any leads with a view to purchasing Creed Windsor from the UK. Any batch considered, including the 2013 atomiser edition. Any suggestions appreciated.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Love the pic Jon Rodgers...!

    Valentino Uomo for me.
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    Re: Vaulted scents shocker from Creed

    Which ones are you missing out of interest, Hednic? And was it by choice, or due to rarity?

    I actually discovered on a recent trip to the US and Canada that several of these are actually still...
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    Re: Tom Ford Fragrances simply wonderful

    Selfridges in Manchester is another stockist. House of Fraser do sell the Private Blends, but online only I think.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs Ambre Narguile

    This for me too. Although personally I give the edge to TV, I'll probably get more use out of the Hermes because I wear TV so little.
  77. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    This would be it for me too. I've been very season-specific this summer with my fragrance choices - if I can carry that through into autumn/winter I'm going to have a lot of fun this year....!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Eau Sauvage
  79. Re: Knize Ten Golden Edition vs AdP Colonia Leather Concetree

    I'm not familiar with the Knize ten so I'm not sure how much my input is worth; I would, however, highly recommend the AdP on it's own merits.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July, 29th, 2014

    AdP Arancia di Capri
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    Re: What I would like to see from Creed

    I'd like to see them run one of their atomiser "refill" events in the UK...!
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille... huh?

    I'm in a similar situation. I'd actually say it's one of my few loves, yet I very rarely find the occasion to wear it. I hope to make more effort with this one come autumn/winter.
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    Re: Oud Ispahan or Rose d'Arabie?

    Agreed. It was my favourite of the 4 or 5 Dior private line fragrances I sampled recently. I was very tempted to purchase!
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    Re: Creed Jardin d'Amalfi.. Woahh

    I've just got hold of a sample of this, very much looking forward to trying. By the way, to the OP; this does come in a 30ml size too. Extremely expensive, but perhaps worth knowing?
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 28, 2014

    Sweet Redemption By Kilian. To finish off a sample.
  86. Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford - Mandarino di Amalfi & Costa Azzurra

    I found Costa Azzura the slightly preferable of the two, and definitely got the 7-up comparisons for Amalfi! Overall though, extremely disappointing.
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    Poll: Re: POLL: Best Blu Mediterraneo

    Close between Arancia di Capri (which I voted for) and Mandorlo for me. Although reading the thread, I'll certainly be revisiting Fico soon!
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    Re: Harrods stopped giving samples

    I think the Private Blends is an online-only thing? Does that apply to Creed too? I don't recall ever seeing them in store, but it could just be me.

    If so, I annoyingly found out recently that...
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    Re: Harrods stopped giving samples

    True enough. Personally I'd have no problem with a 'samples only come with purchases' policy. Or at least, for known regular customers in order to avoid the freeloaders.
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    Re: Harrods stopped giving samples

    House of Fraser stock Creed?
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    My haul from a trip abroad;

    Creed - Royal Scottish Lavender
    Montale - Intense Cafe (thanks Hednic for putting me onto this one some time ago)
    Hermes - Hermessence Vanille Galante
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, July 25th, 2014

    Royal Scottish Lavender
  93. Re: New (no vintage) Modern Masculine scents - Anything out there to talk about ?

    My first thought on reading the thread title.
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    Re: S O T D : Sunday, July 13, 2014 😎

    Neroli Portofino....and matching shower gel too!
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    Re: S O T D : Saturday, July 12, 2014 😃

    Some great choices in here today! Creed MI for me.
  96. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    I have often thought that many Creeds, including these two, share something - what I refer to as 'the Creed smell'! There's something similar in most of them for me, that makes them 'unmistakeably...
  97. Poll: Re: Fragrancedome: Polo vs. Polo Crest vs. Modern Reserve UPDATED with an ending

    Indeed this is a shame, although thankfully I have a large supply.

    Seeing as this effort was so good, I'd personally love to see RL have another go at this when the 40th anniversary rolls round...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    Tom Ford For Men
  99. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    If I was limited to one it would probably be Acqua di Parma Colonia. It isn't my ultimate favourite, but of that select little top group, it's the one I think I'd be most comfortable with wearing...
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    Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    There's also no alternative for the atomisers as far as I know, and they've jumped from 110 to 125! Awful.
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