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  1. Re: Help me decide please: I really want to blind buy my first ROSE fragrance.

    Go to the editions de parfum (Frederic Malle) website - you can email them and ask them for max three samples. You pay for postage only. I'd recommend portrait of a lady - if it is too sweet for you,...
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    Re: Can you get used to smelling "feminine?"

    It's funny, I bought Tom Ford's Black Violet and the SA threw in a couple of samples of Black Orchid. When I looked it up when I got home, it was classified as a feminine fragrance. It was an...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Has anyone tried Type D by Henrik Vibskov? Sound interesting and curious to know whether you guys think I'll like it.
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Wow, are you sure you don't work for them Mr Reasonable? That's quite a wrap! The write ups on both Luckyscent and Amouage website explain the price tag. It sounds pretty amazing whether one likes...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Thanks Alvus and Iris. I actually need to add L'eau D'issey onto the already owned list.
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    Re: Recommendation request

    As the wishlist and the number of bottles increase, the poor bank balance decreases!

    At the moment I'm planning on seeing MFK, Serge Lutens Salon for the exclusive range, Parfums de Nicolai, CdG...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    I'll be in Paris in two weeks. I think this thread gives a good idea of what I like so far. We can now include Micallef's steel water and red sea to the like list. Are there any really really niche...
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    Re: M. Micallef and G.Nejman in Australia

    Popped in today, they had three new ones to Oz. They've got steel water, red sea and another that I forget. I loved Red sea but see it gets mixed reviews on here. Steel water was nice as well - but...
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    Re: M. Micallef and G.Nejman in Australia

    That I don't know I am sorry.
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    Re: M. Micallef and G.Nejman in Australia

    Cara and Co in Westfields Sydney now stock M. Micallef Steel Water if anyone is interested.
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    Re: Recommendation request

    MarquisedeSod, you say it like aquatics are a bad thing :-P
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    Re: Recommendation request

    I ordered three samples from Frederic Malle in which they offer for free (apart from a hefty 26 euro shipping). I ordered French Lover, Bigarade Concentree and Portrait of a Lady. Unfortunately I got...
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    Re: Histoire des Parfums

    There's ways around "overpriced!". Parfum houses themselves (surprisingly) usually provide one avenue around the price issue.
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    Re: Histoire des Parfums

    It is imported by Trimex (who are major fragrance importers and usually provide the staff at DJs etc) and the Trimex woman said it is only available in their Melb store. I was in Myer at the time so...
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    Re: Fragrances of Comme des Garcons

    Wonderwood is my new love
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    Histoire des Parfums

    Melbournites, I've been told that either Myer or DJ's stocks Histoire des parfums. Does anyone know which Dept store (or both?) stocks the brand?
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    Re: Recommendation request

    I tried another lot today.

    First stop was DJs for Tom Ford's Tobacco and Vanille - its nice, it reminds me of opium. It didn't make the shortlist thanks to the sales lady - "its our best selling...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    "Affable"? You're diplomatic! I agree, some are very safe and mainstream. As I said in my first post, it's time to push the boundaries at least a little.

    It's been a fun experience so far, I've...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Mr Reasonable, thanks for your recommendations - how very interesting! I emailed FM a few days ago and they recommended Geranium pour monsieur for me. They also said if I was go to their store, they...
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    Re: M. Micallef and G.Nejman in Australia

    I ended up emailing them considering Myer, DJ and Mecca didn't know the brands and I wanted to check out those fragrances I've been recommended. They told me about Cara and Co. When I looked Cara and...
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    M. Micallef and G.Nejman in Australia

    M. Micallef and G.Nejman fragrances are stocked by Cara & Co Sydney, the only point of sale in Australia. I understand they are in Westfields Sydney.

    I do not know if they stock the entire range....
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Thanks - he has his own website - www.gnejman.eu
    I'll scout around to see who stocks it.

    Thanks again.
    Jack.

    p.s. - first in fragrance -is it a german store with a german URL?
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    Re: Best place to purchase the Freshest Creed?

    I'd like know about this more broadly, particularly for Himalaya. Would we be getting a fresh authentic product from any of the more popular online stores offering substantial discounts to RRP? Would...
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    Re: Recommendation request

    which one is Micallef Le Professional? http://www.mmicallef.com/parfums-micallef.php
    It sounds great.
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Another day and a few more fragrances under my belt.

    I discovered the scents of Creed, Frederic Malle and MFK. Boy could i have spent a ton of cash today!

    I loved both aventus and himalaya at...
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    Re: Found Aventus/Creed in Sydney CBD

    Yep - asked the french girl and got a sample. Enjoyed it and Himalaya.
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    Re: Found Aventus/Creed in Sydney CBD

    A stupid question. Do you have to ask whether they have a sample or do they offer it to you? I've never received any samples but, then again I've never asked.
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    Re: Recommendation request

    Thanks for the recommendations.

    I tried 6 today.

    The Guerlain Habit Rouge and Chanel pour homme were both scratched. I didn't like those at the beginning nor after 30 mins.

    The CdG -...
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    Re: Found Aventus/Creed in Sydney CBD

    That would be Harrolds not Harrods the UK dept store.
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    Re: What makes a scent "college" or "for college"?

    My high school fragrance was eternity
    My college ones were L'eau d'Issey and Le Male.
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    Recommendation request

    Hi,

    I am looking at buying a couple of fragrances and would like some recommendations please.

    Some of the fragrances I've owned and or like include:

    Burberry Brit
    Bleu de chanel
    Porsche...
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