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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    Just reminder for anyone following along, this is NOT a BASH NICHE VS BASH DESIGNER discussion... It is simply matter of seeing has anyone experienced a refinement of olfactory alertness/heighted...
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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    Meet me at Barney's on Rush & Oak.... we'll follow-up over there. Until then, you're just making noise, and muted discussion.
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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    Everything you said in your writing is exactly my main point I was making in from the original post. All I wanted to know from discussion was if anybody had a "degree of olfactory alertness" that has...
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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    This is true as well...
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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    At this point Gandhajala, the porch jumpers have categorized me as a snob, and a basher. Its totally water under the bridge; nothing personal. The general consensus of basenotes' members with post...
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    Re: Which Tom Ford fragrance is your favorite?

    In my opinion its a toss up between Plum Japonais vs Noir de Noir.... I heart them both
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th June 2015

    Aventus with one swipe of Taifi Rose attar
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    Re: Olfactory Alertness

    Thanks for your feedback.



    I guess...



    Call a spade a spade... That company is getting by on it name, and the ingredients are cheap. Doesn't take a rocket scientist to try it while...
  9. Re: Name the fragrance you smelled for the first time and bought without second thought.

    Jesus Take the Wheel.
    It's dangerous to smell something then purchase by impulse; I am very guilty of that. In fact I use to do that now I smell, get a sample and purchase weeks later.

    Aventus,...
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    Olfactory Alertness

    My history of wearing fragrances started around the age of 9 which was 3decades ago. Just to name a few I grew up sporting Cool Water, Fahrenheit, Carolina Herrera, D&G back when those were at the...
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    Re: Creed Princess Oud

    Spoken like a true Connoisseur!
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    Re: Creed Princess Oud

    Creed??? Princess Oud..... (shaking my head) Once again back on the Oud-Train Express?

    I feel they ought to create more additions for women because its been a while despite Iris Tuberose release...
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    Creed Vetiver Geranium vs Creed Aventus

    Hello everyone,

    As typical of me I enjoy asking for heart felt opinions of different Creeds versus other Creeds. However, today I would like to get an in depth opinion of Vetiver Geranium vs...
  14. Re: Just curious. What % of Your Wardrobe did you Rate 5 Stars?

    Same here! Why waste $$$ on frags that aren't top notch?!
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    Re: Hello I am new!

    Welcome to Basenotes Peaceful Warrior!

    If you are ever in an area that has Barneys of New York, Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th Avenue, or Bergdoff Goodman it's a good chance you will find good niche...
  16. Re: Help me pick my next - and last - bottle for my minimalist collection

    millesime imperial
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    Re: what's your favorite gendarme?

    Gendarme V (With the slash)
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    Re: Is Creed Winsor/Royal Mayfair......???

    Fragrances never served as a distraction for me; although you are indeed entitled to you opinion. Thanks anyhow.
    By the way she always enjoyed that characteristic trait of mine which were wearing...
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    Re: Is Creed Winsor/Royal Mayfair......???

    With that being said, fragrance just happens to become an out reach when times are that much tougher....

    By the way thanks for you opinion. I'm just looking for a suggestion that's parallel with...
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    Is Creed Winsor/Royal Mayfair......???

    Hello,

    Life is typically known as reality; Filled with hilarious times and darker moments. I have a sister who is in the later phases of stage 4cancer. It sucks; however on the brighter side the...
  21. Re: Fake Tom Ford Noir de Noir? (photo attached)

    Lol
  22. Re: Attack of the Lightest Creed Scents... Bois de Cedrat vs Cedre Blanc

    Gosh, If we all have the same consensus here... Why do we enjoy them, [because I know I do]?... (Chuckling lol)
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    Re: Your latest "regret" fragrances?

    I don't purchase REGRETS.... My nose is too experienced for nonsense
  24. Attack of the Lightest Creed Scents... Bois de Cedrat vs Cedre Blanc

    As Summer approaches, between Creed Bois de Cedrat & Creed Cedre Blanc which do you feel is the lightest after 2hours of wear?
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    Re: Silver mountain water

    Depends of the occasion... I always wear 6-8 sprays of Creed. I don't care what others feel about it. It works for me.
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    Re: Have you found a perfect fragrance?

    Jardin D'Amalfi, Spice & Wood, Aventus, Noir de Noir, Plum Japonais, and Vetiver Geranium
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    Re: Favorite creeds

    I own 28 different Creed's so there's not much I could say as to which are the best. Simply try them and see what works for you.
  28. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Never Panic...
    Its only Creed. You only panic when they say its "OFFICIALLY VAULTED". Hasty decisions often leads to a mismanagement of money..
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    Re: Aventus vs. Millesime Imperial

    My fragrance collection will always have SMW. Its a great anytime scent, with good longevity.
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    Re: Aventus vs. Millesime Imperial

    Aventus
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    Re: Your Most Versatile Fragrance

    Too many to select from...

    Spice & Wood
    Aventus
    Vetiver Geranium
    Cedre Blanc
  32. Re: Why I will never own or sample a Roja Dove fragrance

    Well at that juncture since your opinion settles with TFPB having more fillers/losers; I'll settle with my Private Blends and Creeds which I feel are winners. There's no sense in fu*king-up my money...
  33. Re: Why I will never own or sample a Roja Dove fragrance

    I never sniffed any Roja Dove's yet. However I'm somewhat reluctant of ever wanting to own any because I don't see it being any better than Creed or Tom Ford Private Blend Collection.

    Plus, I...
  34. Re: Which fragrances have you grown to love?

    A large part of my collection is Creed having 28 different ones; Although like many houses there were a few I regretted owning at 1st which was "Spice & Wood". I bought the 8.4oz flacon back in...
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    Re: Cancer treatment and perfumes. Help?

    Wow... As your post hits so close to home, I want to say "Get Well Extremely Fast". Let vegetables juicing and fruit juicing become a therapy for you as well. I'm in the Chicagoland area, and send...
  36. Re: Your 5 most complimented fragrances so far in 2015 ?

    Vetiver Geranium
    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Aventus
    Plum Japonais
    Spice and Wood
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    Re: What Made You Choose You Basenote Name?

    My name derives from when I come around family members to visit & also my coworkers who all say "Fresh Smell".
  38. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    I did read the 1st impression one it was posted. Glad to know U enjoy it.
  39. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    Ahhhhh com'mon, Hednic! We wanna know! :) :) :)
    Honestly saying, and please dont feel challenged; For a member with over 100k post, the effort used in continuing to post could have been used to...
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    What Made You Choose You Basenote Name?

    Hello fellow BN'ers

    It appears some of us have really awesome names while other have very unique names for our profile. I would like to know what made you select your profile name and does it have...
  41. Re: Ever feel like nobody's listening or your fragrance recommendations go unnoticed?

    To be quite frank, we're in a society today where people are not overly concerned of others opinions; Unless it has to deal with someone being offended. No matter if its facebook, basenotes, or any...
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    Re: Select any 3 from the list please.

    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Bois d'Argent
  43. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    Happy Friday Bro!

    I was only trying to promote the autograph brut bottle and body sponge! Lol
  44. Re: Creed Royal Mayfair Please Read!

    ***ATTENTION, ATTENTION***

    Hey Everyone, A fight is brewing,... I'm accepting all wagers. The winner gets an exclusive autograph bottle of Brut 33 and a body sponge from Olivier Creed's personal...
  45. Re: Tabarome Millesime - how pronounced is the tea note?

    I too own Tabarome Millesime,... I really enjoy this fragrance, and don't find anything that is like it. As for the tea note, it is very much in the background, but not really noticeable at all. Not...
  46. Re: Bleu de Chanel - Eau de Toilette or Eau de Parfum

    If one needs to question which another regarding favorable opinion about selection simply implies the person is not sure about the fragrance.

    Find different fragrance
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    Re: Fragrance that disapointed you the most

    Creed Royal Water.... Total let down
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 27th May 2015

    Creed Spice & Wood
  49. Re: What are some of your favorite Plum fragrances?

    Plum Japonais!!! Divine
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    Back-Up Bottles

    Have you enjoyed a fragrace so much which has convinced you into purchasing several back-up bottles in fear of the future supply being disrupted by reformulation or maybe even being discontinued?
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    Re: Masterpiece Fragrances

    Brut 33
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    Re: What is the best projecting mens fragrance

    To name a few,
    Ralph Lauren Polo Blue (Original)
    Creed Original Vetiver
    Tom Ford Plum Japonais & Italian Cypress
  53. Re: Chanel: Made in France vs Made in Usa Quality

    This company ought to be a shamed of it self with all the money it brings to shamefully produce such a lousy Bleu de Chanel EDP. This stuff recks of chemicals after 25minutes.
  54. Re: Hermessence line, any that is ground breaking and worth trying or sampling?

    Yes, as far as longevity goes Poivre Samarcande and Epice Marine has done well with me. Some people feel 6sprays is too much, but were talking about Hermessence/Hermes. Typically they could last...
  55. Re: Hermessence line, any that is ground breaking and worth trying or sampling?

    Poivre Samarcande
    Epice Marine
    Cuir d'Ange
    Vetiver Tonka
  56. Re: Finally, Aventus Femme will be out this year!

    I told you all that this will have watermelon instead of pineapple over a year ago.
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    Re: Cartier Declaration over the years.

    I recall purchasing Cartier Declaration in late 1998... Wow, it was good... however after purchasing this again in 2010 I knew it was reformulated. I gave it way to a friend after 5sprays.

    He...
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    Is Creed playing games???

    So in this thread, I want people to fire away with their emotions...

    Here's why I am not excited for Creed Windsor/Creed Royal Mayfair; In December 2013 Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman...
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    Re: Best of Tom Ford Private Blend?

    Tobacco Oud
    Plum Japonais
    Italian Cypress
    Noir de Noir
    Tuscan Leather
    London
    Arabian Wood
  60. Re: What's your wardrobe stock in volume and years?

    I don't know ... I probably have around a 1.5mL to wear everyday for the next 4-5years. Which is fine with me, because scent-trends & technology changes throughout the years. So acquiring new ones in...
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    Re: your perfect fragrance

    Creed Feuilles Vertes .... Its just too damn perfect!
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    Re: Gym Fragrance: Your Go-To?

    Creed Pure White Cologne... Just 2 sprays just on "Occasions" though
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    Re: Battle of new LEATHER scents!

    Hermessence Cuir d'Ange
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 16th May 2015

    Spice and Wood layered with Cedre Blanc
  65. Re: What would you buy if you were in Neiman's today ? Excluding TF, Creed and MFK

    Nasomatto Black Afghan
    Armani Prive Jade
    Armani Prive Oud Royal
    Clive Christian L
  66. Re: First spray from a new bottle always deceiving.

    I've never had this problem with Tom Ford Private Blends, Creed, and Hermessence products.... I can't speak on the rest of the houses out their.
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml

    Be advised, eBay has a lot of fakes. 250mL aren't anything to play with on eBay... No matter the cost. People would intentionally show photos of the real item and turn around and send you a...
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    Re: Tom Ford Private Blend 250ml

    Fragrancenet.com maybe.... Tom ford private blend 250mL aren't the easiest to score for cheap online. The only success was simply going to neiman or Saks during special offer events
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    Re: Where can I get a decent pocket atomizer ?

    Nordstrom's has one for $6... its holds 6mL
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    Re: Refilling Old Creed Bottles

    Perhaps if we could get a few heroin addicts with left over needles to give it a try ... Im sure we'll get an answer.
  71. Re: What scent do you thinks has a Sahara desert/ Moroccan vibe?

    Tom Ford Sahara Noir has the ultimate desert vibe inside.
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    It's good, I dont think its worth $450-$500 which people are asking for nowadays. Overall, its a well made fragrance with quality. I typically wear around 6sprays and it last far beyond 10hours.
  73. Re: How do you rank Bleu de Chanel (EdT or EdP) as an "incense scent" ?

    ^^ This fragrance lacks quality. The first 20mins are "So-So"... after that its a straight chemical bath.
  74. Re: How do you rank Bleu de Chanel (EdT or EdP) as an "incense scent" ?

    I didnt get anything other than a soapy top note followed with chemical factory. It smells cheap
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    Re: Your current 'wishlist top 5'

    1. Creed Perfumed Oil Silver Mountain Water
    2. Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu
    3. Hermessence Cuir d'Ange
    4. Abdul Samad Al Qurashi Thaqeel Oud
    5. Clive Christian L - Men
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    Re: bleu de chanel..EDP OR EDT

    Both the EDP & EDT smells like chemical factory while lacking higher-end essential oils. However one disguises it a little more than the other; referring to Bleu de Chanel EDP.

    Seems to be all...
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    Re: Which Creed have you bought blind?

    I blind bought a few Creed's which were:

    Millesime 1849
    Spice & Wood
    Chevrefeuille Original
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    Aventus -VS- Tabarome Millesime

    The gloves are off....

    I enjoy both scents which are very mature, bold and manly. However it just seems Tabarome Millesime is just as deserving as Aventus, and may even be slightly better as...
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    Re: Cologne guy ? Sprays ?

    7 at minimum and 11 maximum
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    Re: Tom Ford and Aventus?

    Hey, if anyone is picky, that's me!!! I don't own a single Clive Christian, Roja Dove, L'Artisan, Amouage, Helley, Malle, or Montale.

    In fact Creed Orignal Vetiver was my 1st Creed purchase, and...
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    Re: It's a real challenge...

    Well if your 29bottles are "designer"... then by all means make a better home for someone else. However if your 29bottles are upper-scale niche, like Creed Clive Christian Xerjoff TFPB or Roja Dove...
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    Re: Tom Ford and Aventus?

    I have many difference Creed fragrances, and I also have many different Tom Ford Private Blend fragrances. Creed and Tom Ford offerings are worlds apart.

    Tom Ford is more rich, greater depth,...
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    Re: Your ultimate white shirt fragrance?

    White Tee-Shirt Fragrances.... Hmmmm,

    Aventus
    Tom Ford Sahara Noir
    Erolfa
    Rose 31
    Epice Marine
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Its not like any other Creed scents. It's very mature, and personal; meaning it really doesnt get complimented, but is really good. I often say its the Father of Green Irish Tweed; it's Distinctive,...
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    Re: Jardin d Amalfi vs spice and wood

    I have both Jardin D' Amalfi and Spice & Wood. To be honest, both fragrances are worlds apart. Jardin D'Amalfi presents fruit accords along with a very distinct tangerine/bergamot note with cinnamon,...
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    Re: My CREED Top Five Favorite.

    Feuilles Vertes
    Jardin D'Amalfi
    Santal Imperial
    Spice and Wood
    Tabarome Millesime
  87. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    Creed Aventus
  88. Thread: Erolfa ?

    by FreshSmell
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    Re: Erolfa ?

    a great 5pm spring/summer time evening/night out on the town fragrance.

    10/10
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    Re: Casual coffee date fragrance?

    Tom Ford Private Blend London, or Spice and Wood by Creed.
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    Re: Voyage d'Hermes Parfum - longevity issues

    I have both the d'Voyage EDT & EDP... Personally I get much better longevity from the EDT than the EDP. Same goes for d'Terre as well... Yep, I totally get where you're coming from; however it's...
  91. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Creed - 26
    Tom Ford Private Blend - 14
    Hermes/Hermessence - 7
  92. Re: how much is a 2011 z01 creed aventus 40ml worth?

    I found your price...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-cSU-QDan8
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    Re: Favorite Sping Florals- what are yours?

    I've been reaching for my Jardin D'Amalfi, and Tom Ford Noir de Noir for night time wear. Also I know it's not considered a floral, but my Vetiver Geranium, Sahara Noir, and Tobacco Oud have been...
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    Re: Creed Fakes Getting Harder To Spot

    If eBay had stiffer penalties for sellers that engaged in selling counterfeit merchandise, it'll be a "Well-Liked" domain. Although in the past 12years eBay has cleaned up is policy with being much...
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    Re: Oudh Lovers who love Taifi Rose

    This could lead to you ruining your current oud. I say it's best to layer rather than mix.
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    Creed Fakes Getting Harder To Spot

    Wow! ... Get a look at this

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Men-CREED-Acuqa-Originale-Cedre-Blanc-Eau-de-Parfum-Perfume-100ml-3-3-FL-OZ-/181723256975?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a4f8cd88f
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    I think Chicago would be excellent for a Creed Boutique... but then again I don't shop at the boutique because gray market prices are more realistic.
  98. Re: What would you add to the collection if you were me ? How am I doing so far ?

    Le Labo Rose 31
    Hermessence Epice Marine
    Hermessence Poivre Samarcande
    Hermes d'Terre edt
    Creed Green Irish Tweed
    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Creed Himalaya
    Cartier Roadster Sport
    Tom Ford...
  99. Re: Creed 1oz bottles - is the size marked on them so TSA could see?

    I dont have any 1ouncers; although I'm guessing its underneath the bottle [maybe]??? But if thats a concern it might be best to decant a smaller amount into another bottle. Not sure you'd intend on...
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    Re: Good fragrance for rainy days

    Hermes Eau D' Gentaine Blanche works wonders in rainy weather. Very potent and fresh-heavy.
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