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  1. Thread: Envy Men

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    Re: Envy Men

    First that came to mind is Fou d'Absinthe. Green to the teeth and has this intoxicating and sexy sugary like quality
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    Re: Fragrances with addictive notes?

    Sables

    The syrup sweetness is amazing in it! Too bad the rest turnīs pretty wile :(
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    Re: So what is your fragrance story?

    Some odd years ago, I just had this sudden urge to start dressing a little better, so naturally smelling good came to play in some point. I remember sitting in class, and just was browsing trough...
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    Re: Does anyone actually like Fahrenheit?

    Try spraying on your clothes (T-shirts ect). I get 4hours more out of my Brit in that way :)
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Tuesday January 10

    Piper Nigrum

    Apply lightly=heaven
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    Re: Millésime Impérial

    1. Its expensive, so you would be a fool to not to sample it first (If you are filthy rich, then go for it. Then again, you dont need fragrances to impress someone ;) )

    2. Its really cloyingly...
  7. Thread: Chanel Egoiste

    by Peace
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste

    Egoiste is like art. It tells different things to different persons. To me it tells this.

    Walking at night in the streets of all the towns that tell you secrets when no one is lissening. Its the...
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    Re: Choose Best 3 from the following List!

    Exactamundo
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    Re: Best cologne for 2007

    Seriously, the best investment would be

    1. Personal trainer
    2. Good wardrobe
    3. Nice apartment
    4. Ability to cook
    5. Egoiste by Chanel

    And if you dont have nice personality, none of these...
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    Re: New Years eve 2006

    Im going with Brit :)
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    Re: New Years eve 2006

    Im torn between Brit and Piper!

    Brit is just amazing soft and sexy. And since im wearing something a bit more "mature" (I have seen maybe 10 people this year that are my age and wear Oxford shirts...
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    Re: Interesting: Fragrance etiquette

    Little off topic

    I have too seen and heard the cars that blast music too loud. In Finland its pretty normal that these people that we call "Amis" (Usually people whos topics of discussion are...
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    Re: Interesting: Fragrance etiquette

    Eluard says what I meant to say, but only better :)

    Btw. I couldnt find the wikipedia etiquet thing, is it on the section where the talk about the usual USA etiquet, or where?
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    Re: Interesting: Fragrance etiquette

    Could it be because something like body odor doesnt make people who have, lets say asthma, to suffocate?

    Question

    How many here would stop using fragrances in there work place, if someone there...
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    Re: Interesting: Fragrance etiquette

    But theres allways people who know the issues, so they might just correct them if they please. If not, it sounds like all the articles in there would be just made up, and that only idiots write in...
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    Re: Breath easily frags

    I have learned my lesson from those days that the blind buy stuff was written. No blind buys for me ever :)

    I tested Creed's Millésime Impérial yesterday, and had to scrub it of after half an...
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    Re: Breath easily frags

    Just trying Chopard by Casran and I dedect the exact same note in here as in Chrome by Azzaro and A*Men. And its the note that I cant stand! Makes me suffocate. Could it be Bergamot? Its little sweet...
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    Re: New Years eve 2006

    I have to change my initial scent. It just turned a little too hars on the middle notes. You could still detect the great syrup smell, but only if you would bury your nose to your skin. It just...
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    New Years eve 2006

    The time is coming. So what will you be wearing at new years eve? Will it be something that goes a long with the clothes or will you like to set the mood for the next year, by wearing maybe something...
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    Re: Cristobal pour homme->not all that

    The scent really newer got cloying on me, as I applied little from the miniature bottle and only to my wrist. It just has this sweet candy shop like aura to it. It dont find it sexy or anything, its...
  21. Thread: Grigioperla

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    Re: Grigioperla

    Just horrid stuff

    The watery note that it has, it stays there trough out the whole time, and is a combined with something that smells like rubber, wet ass rubber! With maybe touch of corriander....
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    Cristobal pour homme->not all that

    Im sorry to say, but I dont see the big deal. I wore it the full day, newer scrubbed it off, allways tried to find the beuty that everyone is talking about, I dont get amazing coffee or anything...
  23. Thread: Help!

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    Re: Help!

    Its pretty sweet. Close to Roma Uomo and Le Male. Very hip and sparkly. Fits perfectly to going out clubbin etc. Not serious and not subtle. Smells like it looks. A bit minty.

    Ok
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    Re: Piper Nigrum Villoresi,It has been a mistake?

    I have been waiting to test this for couple of years now, and im clad I got to do it now. I dont know what it was, but the first sniff a had, I was pretty much sold :) So unique and dearing....
  25. Thread: Animale Animale

    by Peace
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    Re: Animale Animale

    Just trying out this one. It started out like heaven. The chocolate was the best take on that stuff that I have yeat come accross! A*Men is horrid compared to this, this is subtle and just perfectly...
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    Re: I'm bummed by my meager wardrobe

    Well. my wardrobe is made up from a bottle of Xeurys Rouge, and it has no box. And then theres the A*Men that I just cant wear, if I do, i suffocate. Then theres a stick Le Blue. ANd....

    Thats it....
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    Re: Fragrance that smells like tea?

    You might be right. Its been a while since a tested it. But on to Yang. Is there any other scents that might be compared to it?
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    Re: Fragrance that smells like tea?

    It seems that Yang might be the one great tea scent that im looking for. Tea for Two might be little too dry. How does Yang compare to it?
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    Re: Has this ever happened to you?

    Question

    If people think that something niche is mainstream, well, how will the know whats niche then? I mean, if they say that "This smell mainstream/mass marketed" doesnt that imply that they...
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    Re: Has this ever happened to you?

    How muc of good does this kinda reactions do to niche stuff?

    Example.

    If your allready somewhat beyond the normal "I wear them to smell nice" people, then you just wear your fragrances as a...
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    Re: Has this ever happened to you?

    I posted this to the "Take a Shower" topic, but it fits this too to the teeth, so ill put it here too.




    Link

    And combine this to acehimself post, you get the answer to the why.
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    Re: Need a non-niche spicy fragrance

    Why dont they just re-issue it with a different name then? I dont think name is the reason people buy it :)
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    Re: Okay guys, need suggestions from you

    I will second that.
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    Re: Okay guys, need suggestions from you

    Gucci Envy would be dead on in my opinnion.

    Opens up with spicy and stricly masculine woods and pepper, and continues with almoust blue crystal like (thats the image I get in my head) sweetnes....
  35. Thread: Smooth Classics

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    Re: Smooth Classics

    You cant say smooth with out mentioning Chanel Egoiste. Im shure you have tried this, but if you havent...

    I dont know what to say.

    Its like wearing a really expensive and warm leather jacket...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    Well, if its to be used in your armpits (which is sensitive) I wouldnt no any other reason except this, that why you "cant" put it anywhere else. Legal reason. Theres allways people who are just...
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    Re: Men and nail polish

    Ill resurect this old fellow :)

    Well, im still wearing it :D Now im liking the silver polish more. It isnt as noticable as black, and I would ewen say that its more "mature". Discreet and stil...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    Ok. Just got back from work/store and when I was taking my shoes of, could still smell it faintly :) Amazing how long this keeps on going! I challenge you people to try out the "chest experiment"....
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    RLOL
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    I am suprised my self how strong this actually is. I can still sence the smell coming trough my shirt, and I applied it almous 7 hours ago!



    I know, thats why I just put it on my chest and...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks

    That was just about this scent. Because I find the EDT to be a little bit too dry, but the roll on version is naturally more "sporty and wet", so I think you can use it in office better than edt. It...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    Quick point. The one that I have now, is a roll on, so naturally renzo would say that it wouldnt work, because the sticks are more sticky than roll ons :) I dont know how well a stick would work, but...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks

    Hmmm. Why would it be better? I mean, isnt things like fashion etc. created by breaking the old norms. I dont see why this would be any different.

    Back to the "test". I just had to wipe of the...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks

    But im not talking about spray. And I just tried, and my chest isnt at one bit sticky. Makes sence, if the roll on is ment to dry out sweting etc. it wont be sticky after a little while. It was wet...
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    Re: New way to use Deo sticks

    Well, I can say its working as we speak. When I went to the store at my lunch brake, there is this nice girl working there, who allways smiles at me. When I bought my food and was leaving, I could...
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    New way to use Deo sticks/roll onīs

    Today, as I was getting ready to go to work, I was thinking about what im going to wear. Xeryus Rouge was on the table

    "Hmmm. I dont feel like it..."

    Next to it was a Roll on of L'Eau Bleue...
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    Re: OK now I ask you boys...

    How about Méchant Loup? Its something that im wearing right at this wery moment (at work) and its really subtle and light. And wery original in my eyes. Sweet nutty like creamines. Heres a review...
  48. Thread: Which Trumper

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    Re: Which Trumper

    Sandalwood is nothing like Floris Santal. Floris is rosey with pepper and woods. Sandalwood is creamy woody and soft.
  49. Thread: Which Trumper

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    Re: Which Trumper

    Sandalwood is just great. So soft and smooth that its a perfect choise in the winter time. And I love Egoiste ;)
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    Re: What do these terms mean?

    Rive Gauche: I think its the left bank of seine river in France. Paris to be exact. (Theres a old topic about this somewhere)

    Fraiche: I think it means cream?

    Monsieur: Lord? As in noble man...
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    Re: Bnoters worst nightmare - cold season!

    I know this sounds wierd, or ewen like blasphemy. But you should spend these days with out scents. I promise, it will be more of a joy when you get out of the cold and can use them again. Might ewen...
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    Re: Looking for scents with Pine/Fir as major note

    If you dont mind smelling a bit "manly", you should try Esencia Loewe. Very pine and a bit smokey.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120587.html
  53. Thread: Take a shower?

    by Peace
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    Re: Take a shower?

    Heres info on why they might tell you to "take a shower".



    Link

    Makes perfect sence. People who pay attention to and care about smell aka. we the Basenoters.
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    Re: Does anyone actually like Fahrenheit?

    I like Fahrenheit because it brings good memories to mind. It has the same aura that the bike storage room in my moms house. Little dirt and sand mixed in some bike grease. It just has the masculine...
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    Re: what would you wear to a museum

    Topic for my liking :)

    I see many here suggesting frags that have the "Old/dusty" quality to them, and I have to say. When you have been working in a store room that has papers from 1700 to 1900,...
  56. Thread: Chanel Egoiste!!

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    Re: Chanel Egoiste!!

    I cant even logically say how much I love this one! Its just all around perfect. Not too soft and not too strong. Just soothin and perfectly masculine and yeat so playfull. ANd at the same time,...
  57. Thread: Pix of wardrobe?

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    Re: Pix of wardrobe?

    What is that JUG! The green one


    AK3D

    Very nice looking. Like in the future or something. Like in the future? I gues you can say it like that :D
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    Re: Milamber's Notebook

    Good stuff! Can we make suggestions of what to review next?! :)
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    Re: How should I spend my Devil Money?

    I would say spend it with your friends. Buy them a nice dinner and rent a movie etc. That way you dont have to feel so bad ;). (and dont think you really should now)
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    Re: SSD...Just throwing it out there...

    I still say Gucci pour homme :)
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    Thatīs service!
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    Re: SSD...Just throwing it out there...

    I just realised that i have more niche scents than mass frags (Maybe thatīs not a bad problem :)) There samples of course. So Voleur or Dzing! would be perfect for me. Dont know about others :(
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: getting free company samples

    Whats the email to hermes? It seems to be hidden under all that french ;)

    I contacted LīArtisan last week about the Absinthe, and they send it 3days later :) So again, im happy :D
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    Re: Fou d'Absinthe = KenzoAir ?

    Wearing Fou d'Absinthe to work right now and noticed something new. It has a dry, almoust sand like note in it. Reminds me of Voleur's dirty leaves. I thought that maybe someone has been out on the...
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    Poll: Re: Perfume or cologne?

    When i think of cologne, i allways think of something that you can splash on. So i just say perfume, because i think it as something you can spray. Dont know why, just do :)
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    Re: I hope this doesn't sound racist

    I would imagine these kinda things are pretty normal. If you change the black guys to something else, lets say a Goth, then its the same thing. Some people just want to stick in there own boxes,...
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    Re: House Referendum -- L'Artisan Parfumeur

    Hmmm

    To me thats obvious that those kinda things come to mind. Its a mix between good and evil and ad a healthy dose of romance, and thats why I get that :)

    It might be because im not still...
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    Re: House Referendum -- L'Artisan Parfumeur

    This was the first niche house that I ever sampled. And it would be safe to say that its now my all time favorite house! To me the thing that puts it ahead of any other house, is the fact that they...
  69. Thread: Badass?

    by Peace
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    Re: Badass?

    When i was looking for this kinda cent, i found Egoiste

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120554.html
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    Poll: Re: Poll: Do you read the SOTD posts

    Little off topic

    There should be some kinda counting thing, that tells your favorite and most used SOTDs. I for one would be intrested to view my own fragrance habits.
  71. Thread: Bored?

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    Re: Bored?

    Heheh :)

    I gues im guilty as charged :D
  72. Thread: Bored?

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    Re: Bored?

    I know :) I didnt mean to make it sound like thats all i think about. Off course i choose the frags what i wear because i like them, but its just sometimes a little, thinking about the right word,...
  73. Thread: Bored?

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    Re: Bored?

    I did as most of you said, took some time off. If not physically, but more importantly, mentally. And yesterday i decided to wear my old favorite, that was in the back of my closet. Xeryus Rouge. It...
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    Re: Men's scents that are CHEAP AND SMELL GOOD!

    Dolge & Gabbana pour homme

    A 1,7 oz is around 32euros i think. Should be about the same in $
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    Re: Czech and Speake no. 88...a lot going on

    A question. Doest the vetiver compare to the vetiver in Terre dīHermes? Because in my opinnion a frag that would have the rose of Voleur de Roses and vetiver as in Terre, would be perfect.
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    Re: Czech and Speake no. 88...a lot going on

    I cocncuer
  77. Thread: Takes you back

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    Takes you back

    You are propably fixing still, but i tought i let you know. When you, for example, go to your wardrobe and then click the community part, you go back to the old board, where you have to follow the...
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur 'Dzongkha'???

    Sounds just amazing! Lets hope it is...
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    Re: Help Me Find a New Fragrance

    Esencia Loewe

    If you are a out doors type of person, this will be good for you. Smells like pine needles and forest in general. Very manly and soothing.

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120587.html...
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    Re: What would James Bond wear?

    Id say it had to be something nice (for the ladies), but at the same time something that doesnt really get noticed (because the secret agent stuff). So i would say

    Palais Jamais by Etro
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27th June

    Terre d'hermes

    And now im all out of it (a sample). What will i wear now!! Im out of Bois Farine too....
  82. Thread: Bored?

    by Peace
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    Bored?

    I have a question. Do you ever get bored with fraqs? Because im bored now. And i dont mean that im not wearing any, its just i have no desire what so ewer to explore new ones. Ok, if i could thest...
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    Re: L'Artisan customer service

    I concuer
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes - more thoughts?

    I still just love it. Its so comforting and fresh at the ssame time. Has a little smoke that just makes it perfect.
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    Re: What is the *classiest* scent you know of...

    Egoiste

    Do you have to ask ;)
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    Re: L'Artisan customer service

    contact@artisan-parfumeur.com
  87. Thread: Voleur de Roses

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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    What roses would be similiar to the one in Voleur? I mean the same kinda wet Rose it has. Not powdery or anything like that. More earthy. Any similar ones?
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    Re: Why it is good to get to know SA's.

    I agree
  89. Thread: Voleur de Roses

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    Re: Voleur de Roses

    Wierd...

    I was just sitting at my computer, and noticed that something smelled like old leaves and compost. And it was me!!! Havent noticed this before..hope it doenst last. It would ruin a...
  90. Thread: Voleur de Roses

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    Voleur de Roses

    I have tested this one for 2 times now(wearing some at work as we speak :) ) And i have to say that this is probably one of the best fragrances ewer! When it first started with the Rose, i was...
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    Re: Why it is good to get to know SA's.

    off topic

    I dont get why people in here are sometimes so rudy against them? Well not rude, but theres allways these stories how some people act all high and mighty, and consider them just "lesser"...
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    Re: Women's fragrances men adore?

    FYI: This is reported to be US First Lady Laura Bush's signature fragrance.[/quote]


    figures...


    ;D
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    Re: Women's fragrances men adore?

    Angel

    I want to lick women who wear this :D
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    Re: Thick Smooth Powdery Fragrances

    I second Dior homme. Its like cotton balls dipped in flowery oil:)

    And Bois Farine is just completely stunning, peanut buttery flour.

    And i havent tested, but Zino Davidoff could be what your...
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    Re: L'Artisan customer service

    Both times i have gotten samples, they didnt write a email back to me, if i recall right. They just send the samples. I dont no why this is the case with you? Maybe you didnt ask kindly enough ;)...
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    L'Artisan customer service

    IS AMAZING!!!

    I send them email in friday! About how i got samples from them before and loved them. And i asked if i could have some more :P. Well, they came today!!! How fast is that!!! :o They...
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    Re: Etro Palais Jamais

    Its my SOTD and im liking it :). I just LOVE the opening. Leather, tobacco, spices, just great. Are there similar cents, that is 90% of Palais Jamais top note? I like frags that dont hit you in the...
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    Re: Perfect Minimalist Wardrobe

    Ewen if i dont have these, ill list the ones i would want to have.


    *Summer Days:Live Jazz, Lacoste Pour Homme
    *Summer Nights:Terre dīHermes, Bleecker Street
    *Winter Days:Dior Homme, Burberry...
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    Re: Best Green Tea and Best Asian Scent?

    Sorry for the stupid question. But what cents are considered asian? I havent heard this term before. Unles its same as oriental?
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    Re: New: Baby Phat Atman

    Whats caraway?
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