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    Re: Guerlain Royal Extrait ???

    If you google it you will see the notes, sounds very feminine to me, peach vanilla and iris amongst others, not something id entertain but intersting neverless...
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    Re: Creed's Pure White Cologne

    ill come back to you next week when ive been to the city and ill tell you what that smells like in comparrison to that ill write it down now, this should be a laugh judging by my other Guerlian tests...
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    Re: Creed's Pure White Cologne

    The pronounced what i assume florals smells somewhat reminiscent of the uzu in Issey Miyakes Leau Dissey, which makes it stand out and very unique from what could normally be a very boring and bland...
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    Re: Creed's Pure White Cologne

    I have just put some on now, the only thought that comes to my mind when i smell this is of a city proffesional, but not an aggressive go-getter/banker/broker type, more polite and gentlemanly, a bit...
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    Re: Creed's Pure White Cologne

    This is a wonderful fragrance for me, not interested in alternatives, shall be purchasing myself a bottle by the end of the year without a doubt. Have tried various colognes and in that style of...
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    I dont even particually love SMW but its amazing to see people who in there wardrobes rate fragrances like Aqua Di Gio that wouldnt even exist if it wasnt for the likes of SMW and Erolfa etc lol.
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    They are definitley the most unique Creeds from the standard millesime range, love them or hate them, they are good choices for those looking to stand out from the crowd and to leave an impression......
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    Ive just gone to my wardrobe and put some sample on.

    I can see exactly where you are coming from now with regards to the ginger, but i dont think it is...

    i think its that persistant floral...
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    Poll: Re: What's your opinion on Silver Mountain Water?

    Ive voted i think its a good perfume, it is a masterpiece in its own right, but i cant quite vote that high up for it although i can understand others who would feel that way and see there point.
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  10. Thread: Green Irish Tweed

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    Re: Green Irish Tweed

    God im so glad I buy my Creeds from Creed, what a drama over a bottle of perfume aha... :tongue:
  11. Thread: Samples

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    Re: Samples

    I dont like sweet fragrances at all, so classy signature worthy is fine by me as long as it can maintain some form of presence for nighttime (Such as Aventus does)

    Thank you for your...
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    Re: Samples

    Do you feel the parfum version would make a good all year round going out at night signature?...
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    Re: Samples

    Fortunatley here in the UK we probally only have this 2/3 month window of very hot weather and 2/3 month window of very cold weather to worry about, for 6 or 7 months of the year, or maybe even 8...
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    Re: Samples

    IMO it just means that if you sincerly love the fragrance you can wear them at times such as night time going out or colder weather when maybe with lighter versions you may think twice about that......
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    Re: Samples

    I have tried MFK AUF before, thats very thick and heavy for a citrus fragrance and im aware that is parfum or extrait strength, so would i be right in expecting that same kind heaviness and...
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    Re: Samples

    Yeah ive seen many reviews on Fetish i think it would be to challenging for me, i want something id feel comfortable wearing and pleasing to my nose lol

    Thanks for your suggestions though, i dont...
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    Re: Samples

    Thank you. I shall be trying the parfum versions of all except Scandal which I cant get hold of right now, only EDP for that, but you have been a wealth of knowledge.
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    Re: Samples

    Would you say Danger is a very versatile fragrance?..
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    Re: Samples

    Thank you guys, very helpful...

    Very excited looks like next weeks going to be a Roja Dove testing week finally, not into the heavy stuff or anything very mature, but i want elegance and class (At...
  20. Thread: Samples

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    Re: Samples

    Thank you.

    Would you say Fougere Royale and Scandal smell anymore old fashioned than GIT though...

    Also what are your views on CC 1872 for men and CC X Men if you have tried those, would you...
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    Samples

    Going to be getting some interesting samples next week, really looking forward to giving some new things a try...

    My favourites are GIT and Aventus, so what do you think of my new choices?...
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  22. Re: I for the life of me cant understand why Xerjoff Nio is praised with such high regard

    What I dont understand is why aspire to sample very expensive high end fragrances and then complain about the prices. As for someone not liking current prices, basic economics says that everything...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    If GIT smells like OS, I suggest you change your GF...
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    If you havent tried Pure White Cologne and you ever conjour up the energy/time to do more reviews would love to no your take on it.

    It is fast becoming my new Creed favourite.

    I can see why its...
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    Re: My top 10 spring/summer fragrances for 2015

    Nice video.

    The only thing I shall correct you on is your opinion that your Aventus now smells how it was always supposed to, definitley no evidence of that whatsoever and the brand Creed even...
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    I was quite suprised there was no Rojas or Clive Christians being tested Johhny, is there any particular reason for that...
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    Re: Which fragrance would Mr. President wear?

    I think out of the creeds i could see him wearing something restrained and dignified like silver mountain water...
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    Your welcome, and I can see now that it says scent ranking, its a bit late at night here in UK... Excuse me. ;)
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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    Interesting reading again Johnny, thanks for your hard work.

    About the only thing that brings me back here from time to time.

    I think I pretty much agree with your favourite Creeds, cant argue...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 6

    H is for Heliotrope by Etro
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    Re: Issey Miyake L'Eau d'Issey vs JPG Le Male

    I highly doubt id wear either but id proberly opt for the issey miyake, particually the original formulation.

    One thing it is is very distinctive, once youve smelt it, you no exactly what it is......
  32. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    And as thats Hednic im also guessing that would be the most expensive lol :vrolijk_26:
  33. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    I get greeness too after the zingy fresh opening dies down a bit (kind of dark, mossy, damp citrus smell)

    The greeness i get though is more of a soft greeness, almost reminding me of the...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 6

    N is for :Narciso Rodriguez For Men

    (God I hate this one so much It is impossible for me to forget it lol)
  35. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Unfortunatley I dont really get on with any hermes fragrances ive tried. they are to loud and give me a headache, but maybe thats just me.

    Im sure ill get to try it out someday, but everything...
  36. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Yeah ill pass on the polo green cant imagine anyone under the age of 50 wanting to wear it these days lol.

    Must be versatile and relativley modern/yet classic at the same time
  37. What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Creed - Green Irish Tweed

    Clive Christian - 1872 for men

    Roja Dove - Scandal Pour Homme

    Amouage - Memoir Man

    Any other suggestions are welcome falling into the category
  38. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I wouldnt say that CW is neccesarily aimed at the teen market but its always there on the high street taking presidence with all the other big names, its also at an affordable price so all it takes...
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    Re: Your wears tonight? 31.12.2014.-01.01.2015.

    I have only three to choose from...

    Too cold for Millesime Imperial, think ill pass on GIT and go for the Aventus....
  40. Thread: Safranol

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    Re: Safranol

    Is this not the same ingredient banned because it can be used to make the drug mdma (ecstacy), Same applies to piperonal. if it is then that explains why it is banned. not everything in life is to...
  41. Poll: Re: How much should a Niche fragrance cost in your opinion?

    Why does a Lanvin jacket cost xxxxx and a Hermes wallet cost yyyyyy and a Roja perfume cost zzzzz, who really cares...

    If people spent more time worried about there own little lives and not what...
  42. Re: Anything out there on the level of Green Irish Tweed and Original Vetiver?

    Say what you like about anything else but i struggle to believe that anyone who is very serious about fragrance believes there is a suitable equivilant for Green Irish Tweed.

    Just look under...
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    Re: So I'm almost done with my creed collection

    Any particular reason why you need justifacation from what appears the general public as to what youll be getting into next? You clearly dont no yourself as yet so im assuming unless members are...
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    Re: Pure White Cologne Alternative??

    Yes of course you did didnt you, funny because i only discussed less than 24 hours ago ill be purchasing this rarely talked about fragrance on here....

    Apart from a very slight reminiscence of...
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    Re: Are you keeping a secret?

    Not online but in public in future i shall...

    Im thinking of purchasing Pure White Cologne and I plan on not telling anyone about it...

    Had my first "Oh, your wearing Aventus!!!" from a...
  46. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Smell... Next!
  47. Re: I just one to sample one more house this year MFK > Suggestions

    The only one I would wear and like that ive tried so far is Amyris Homme....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    Sample of Creeds Pure White Cologne!

    Wasnt sure last time round, but im beginning to like this one, alot! (Not a good thing considering price)
  49. Re: Creed is probably my least favourite company due to my experiences.

    Still really like this house, and even more impressed after sampling Jardin D'Amalfi. Another winner for Creed
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    Re: Creed Jardin d’Amalfi - It's Gorgeous!

    Just tried this one, can see how this is one of the favoured Creeds. Very elegant. Loving the tangerine...
  51. Poll: Re: Do you store your fragrances in a wine cooler/mini-fridge?

    I dont even keep the boxes (Guess I should), my bottles are at the bottom of a naturally cool dark cupboard.

    As I dont have many im sure thats quite enough....

    Given that most my male friends...
  52. Re: Gold plated Millesime Imperial bottles available now

    i think id purchase this if i ever bought MI again. It should keep the juice better letting minimal sunlight in if nothing else i guess.

    Its also only £10 more in UK than the normal bottle, so it...
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    Re: Dry and rainy fragrance suggestions

    Creeds Original Santal and also Green Irish Tweed are good for wet days....
  54. Re: If you can buy one scent from the Royal Exclusives line, which and why?

    USA only or UK also?..
  55. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    Perhaps its Absolute Pour Le Soir that im thinking of, its either that or Lumiere Noire, I always get them mixed up.

    Its a dirty brown/orange colour and it smells like warm urine with some dirty...
  56. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    Lumiere Noire just smells like some very ill persons warm urine sample to me, and it has the colour to match too.

    It actually makes me feel ill
  57. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    I cant begin to imagine what kind of attention Lumiere Noire gets, probally the most offensive and horrific fragrance ive smelt to date.

    ON a lighter note, Amyris Homme is borderline stunning for...
  58. Thread: Is Aventus...

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    Re: Is Aventus...

    If you like a fragrance you like it, and if you dont you dont lol.

    It makes me feel fresh and masculine in a unique and modern way.

    Good enough for me...

    PS. Nobody thats ever complimented...
  59. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Everyones perceptions of what feminine may be differs anyway, so its always subjective...

    Everyone i no that has smelt GIT after i have purchased it agrees with me that it is way more unisex than...
  60. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    I own a pastel pink t shirt and polo shirt, but they are mens items of clothing....
  61. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Just wear what you like, but implying that a man that wont wear anything that smells feminine as lacking in some other area is complete nonsence, we could always flip that around and assume the same...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for: Millesime 1849 - Creed
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    K is for: Kobe - Xerjoff
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    Re: Best fresh/aquatic fragrance?

    I have never understood people defining GIT as fresh, more deep and musky to me, also i get a fair bit of powder and its quite sweet.

    Nothing bright, refreshing or summery to me whatsoever, on the...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    D is for: Dia Man - Amouage
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    Re: Thoughts on Creed Himalaya?

    I think its a very good quality smelling fragrance. At the end of the day your paying silly prices the least you could expect is something that smells well made and expensive, and that is what you...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Ah, thanks Hednic

    Your kind words are much appreciated :coolold:
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I am extremley happy with mine too, it is such a beautiful scent, and i dont often really link the word beautiful with male fragrance, but to me it is. I have worn mine twice already in the last few...
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    Poll: Re: Which is the best season for Aventus?

    Ah,well thats a suprise... Of course it had Creed in the title so Colin has to be on the negative.

    The fragrance expert thinks that Aventus is not suitable for any month or season: Never...
  70. Re: What has happened to Original Vetiver? reformulated?

    Hmmm, cant say ive noticed, but then ive only sampled it this last year or so.

    Sprayed myself with it in a department store only a week or two ago and it smelt as pleasent as i have ever...
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    Re: Thinking about blind buying Bergamot 22 le labo

    Yes by all means feel free to blind buy Xerjoff Nio, or Rojas Bergamot or Neroli Extraits and feel yourself perspire and your heart race from the moment you use those card details online until it...
  72. Re: An honest question to all living in very hot climate.....

    You can buy scented oils for sure, im not sure how that works in terms of whether they just fry your skin more in that kind of heat and would be dangerous in terms of skin health, or whether they...
  73. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    I think there are some real snobs out there when it comes to anything, but if you truly believe that someone bringing up this issue yet can appreciate at least in its original format something like...
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    Re: What do you consider to be Niche?

    Well i actually would if there was anything decent around to my nose (subjective) i think i vaguely remember buying dior homme sport there at some point, chanel allure sport in house of fraser,...
  75. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    They may be a clothing brand but a very smart one when it comes to perfume and innovation imho.

    There style of scents dont smell mainstream in the slightest and they dont influence the...
  76. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    Oh i think there is a way to no, i quite happily wear 30 pound t shirts thanks...

    the Hermes version that costs over 200 pounds and just has one pocket sewn onto it doesnt impress me... :happy: ...
  77. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    Hmm, i can understand where your coming from but i dont think thats always neccesarily the case, sorry.

    I definitley detect either a better definition of notes or just more authentic realisim that...
  78. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    I cant comment on the AHS anymore, (maybe i wouldnt like it anymore, its been along time...) but as far as the DHS original version goes, without a doubt and always will im sure lol.

    I have no...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    The ADP was clearly released after NP, but again, its nothing new is it, you only have to look back through history just as most houses do to see its always been there somewhere.

    TF cant play the...
  80. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Perfume Snobbery!

    So, ive only just been recentley exploring fragrance in a little more detail and effort than normal, although ive always tried to have a bottle of something i like in the past, maybe even a couple...
  81. Thread: Sigarette ash

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    Re: Sigarette ash

    Aha

    Awaits suggestions for Aventus! :rolleyesold:
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    Re: allbeauty.com/perfume click.co.uk

    I was about to say that. Nobody clearly stands there shrink wrapping them all hot and bothered from a manafacturers or official distributers point anyway, and i get why.

    Ive read lots of...
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    Re: Silly hypothetical question just for fun

    Ah I remember good old Kouros.

    Shall have to remember to give it a spray next time i come across it in a dept store, one wonders what my impression will be these days lol.
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    Re: allbeauty.com/perfume click.co.uk

    Any particular reason why they keep changing there name?...

    Not knocking this site at all, but i have seen reviews online from what i assume are respectable people on youtube where they are...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks for that info, i can see that now. :smiley:

    I am not prepared to discuss full serial numbers on a website like this, obviously someone wanting to no would purchase or enquire about said...
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    Re: Cologne Reviews and a question

    Hello there!

    I cant comment on the other fragances in question, but I would imagine the Farenheit being powerful enough for fall and winter lol, although i havent smelt it for quite some time, so...
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    Re: Help me make my decision

    I think id be concerned about buying items so expensive if i didnt truly love it and i felt it had a place in my wardrobe for some time, unless i was addicted to wearing many many fragrances.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    Good evening Hednic.

    R is for: Reckless Pour Homme by Roja Dove.

    Something im sure ill never own but you probally have plenty of back up bottles lol. :laugh:
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    Re: What is best perfume for me?

    I would check out various stuff until you find one appropriate for you.

    I agree with Hednic to a degree, check out the more affordable standard obvious fragrances from the likes of Chanel and Dior...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Hi there!

    Im going to get slapped wrists for this one, but i dont actually keep my boxes. I find keeping my bottles in the bottom of a cool cupboard adequate enough.

    Im not sure if lots are on...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    I do agree with you that price shouldnt neccesarily be the main factor when purchasing a fragrance if you truly love it, i just think the biggest issue here is im beginning to realise how some of...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My first bottle of GIT arrived on Thursday.

    I have worn samples before but i thought id give it a road test again on Friday night.

    I wouldnt say its particually appropriate to be wearing late...
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    Re: Thinking about blind buying Bergamot 22 le labo

    I personally do not recommend blind buying any expensive fragrances (expensive is subjective to ones personal budget and other factors obviously)

    I also got extremley lucky with Aventus when i...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 12, 2014

    Sitting here bored at home today, so thought id try a sample.

    Aqua Di Parmas Blu Mediterraneo Ganerpo & Sardegna.

    My first impressions is not so keen on this one. This is a warm,spicy...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    As much as i appreciate the style of fragrance i think its generally better suited to females and i wouldnt purchase it, so therefore i guess if forced id purchase the ADP CE.

    The ADP also seems...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    I wouldnt even go as far to say that, if it was, then im sure it would be a better vetiver.

    id say more gv is geared towards middle aged office proffesionals that like to think there elegant and...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    Not only is that a complete rip off, that is not standard European prices i can assure you...

    120mls Aventus at Skin costs 189 euros which is accurate, a large Creed should always cost approx £50...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    In my opinion Skins is an excellent store...

    I have physically been to a store while in Amsterdam on a break, and they have an excellent selection of fragrances.

    The store is also immaculate,...
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    Re: DIOR HOMME SPORT aka PURE LEMON :(

    Original version of DHS was very lemon and ginger for sure, I dont get it with the new version, just seems to be more sweet and less realistic in the citrus department, although potentially more...
  100. Poll: Re: If you could only have fragranes from 1 house, which would it be?

    Im sitting here now with some samples from holiday and im really finding Acqua Di Parmas Colonia Essenza in a very simiar vein, that typical very bright citrus and soapy thing going on.
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