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    Re: Selfridges London - Fragrance Lab experience

    There seems to be a problem with the website. It always gives me 249 every time then emails me 147. BUT…I went there today. You basically answer the same questions but on an iPad in a white room full...
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    Selfridges London - Fragrance Lab experience

    Has anyone tried the recent event at Selfridges London? The fragrance lab? I'm curious if anyone's left with something they genuinely love...
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    Re: Choose 5 designer scents

    Interesting to see the amount of love for Gucci ph2....with that said....

    Gucci PH2
    DHI
    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche
    Hermes Un Jardin Mediterranee
    Mugler Cologne
  4. Re: GIT - Full bottle worthy or just "ho-hum"....Im on the fence with having this one in my collecti

    I really want to trust these online discount fragrance places when it comes to Creeds but I've had bad experiences. Not trying to confuse things but just be careful and do your research. I've bought...
  5. Re: GIT - Full bottle worthy or just "ho-hum"....Im on the fence with having this one in my collecti

    Definitely worth it IMO. Try Chez Bond while you are at it. I have both and would pick GIT but I know people around me who prefer CB. Either way they are great versatile all year frags
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    Re: fresco by ilum deam (an aventus clone?)

    This is Aventus lite mixed with Hugo xy. Definitely something dodgy going on with the company (lol) too.
  7. Re: Prada, Penhaligons, Gucci, Caron, Jean Paul, Versace... For swap

    bump...
  8. Re: What is this bottle of Caron called (YouTube clip)

    I've seen the majority of boxes Caron make and so far this isn't one of them. It just got me thinking - something new
  9. What is this bottle of Caron called (YouTube clip)

    Noticed this bottle in the background - the dark one to the right of Pour Un Homme - any ideas what this is? http://youtu.be/NuTfMhmGZTE
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    Re: Penhaligon's fragrances

    1870, Lavandular, Endymion, LP no9, Sartorial - these guys stand out to me. I really like Penhaligons stuff
  11. Re: Hermes un jardin en Mediterranee - such a good purchase.

    The best out of the line - my favourite "different" summer scent
  12. Re: I need some input from members that own Gucci Pour Homme II.

    Real IMO
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    Re: New version of Dior Homme Cologne in 2013

    Anyone seen this in the UK?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense reformulated review.

    You really have to look at WHY they HAD to change it, pretty sure it was legal reasons... they didn't own the previous formula.

    I've got both, and more vintage on the way as soon as I stop...
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    Dior Privee in the UK?

    Has anyone seen any of these in the UK? I've asked every Dior boutique and get the same puzzled look....
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    Re: Have you already found it?

    Count me in!
  17. Re: Which is sexier - Dior Homme Intense or Tom Ford's Noir de Noir?

    Dhi
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    Re: Rank the Thierry Mugler fragrances

    1.Pure Leather
    2. Pure Havane
    3. Pure Malt
    4. Original
    5. Taste Of Fragrance
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    Everything but Pure Coffee is on the UK store. As for Pure Leather, I love it. I would go so far as to say its my favourite of the line.
  20. Re: Is there something in the vein of Troisieme Man by Caron?

    Strangely Coco by Chanel (not Mademoiselle)
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    Re: Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille suitable for men?

    Its a favourite with the people who have smelt it on me. Problem is, i've found a £14 alternative that lasts longer. Thats the problem with "simple" scents...
  22. Thread: Kenzo Power

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    Re: Kenzo Power

    Trying to find it round here is mission impossible
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    Penhaligons Elixir

    If anyone has Elixir they'd like to swap I can make an offer :)
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    Re: A stronger Dior Homme/DHI

    When you find it let me know :)
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    Re: Best London Airport Duty Free Fragrances

    Heathrow terminal 4 has a harrods section with all the Tom fords and Armani prive stuff and Jo Malone
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I love Aventus just not it's performance. My 30ml bottle was ok but my 120 - dreadful. Been wearing it past 2days trying to get a feel for how it performs. First 1 hour I get decent projection then...
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    Total opposite to me. I'm yet to find a batch of any creed that does more than 5 hours. 5 might even be generous.
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    Re: Armani Prive Amber Orient

    I tried Oud Royal, I had a day to sample all of this line and Amber Orient alongside Rose D'Arabie caught my eye - or nose lol. It's a semi pointless thread but I just wondered why I'd seen a lot of...
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    Re: Armani Prive Amber Orient

    If you like amber fragrances and the Drydown of Egoiste you have to try this. I found it in harrods duty free in a London airport. Wish I bought two bottles now
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    Armani Prive Amber Orient

    What's everyone's thoughts on this? Not seen much talk on here. I get a vintage Egoiste (Egoiste Drydown) vibe from it. I haven't found an amber that can compete yet....
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    Re: Creed Original Santal

    Won't be re purchasing OS when I run out. Mont Blanc Individuel FTW!!
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    Re: dior homme sport reformulation

    It's not miles apart from the origina but as you said... A "refined" version. Iris is amped up and it's now more versatile
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    Re: Edition Blanche Is So Overrated...

    This and Bleu saves Chanel for me. I'm still not in love with either, but I do reach for them a lot.
  34. Re: I finally got the chance to try Creed Aventus at Neiman Marcus

    Best Creed. Original and if you get a good batch.... Great performer
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    Re: What's your favorite Pepper Fragrance

    Definitely for me
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    Re: Chanel neglected men.

    In agreement with OP. Just don't see anything thats great in the mens line, other than the allure line but its nothing groundbreaking. Just solid performers and flankers.
  37. Re: Fragrances you can't find a time and place for...

    Yatagan

    Sartorial

    Both for trade/sale for this reason alone. I can like bottle on paper and on my wrist, but if after a year i've still not worn it, chances are I never will.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Les Parfums de Cuir (2012)

    3 bottles please. A*Men without the headache note at the beginning and generally lighter? Thierry Mugler has been listening
  39. Re: Spice Bomb! Spice Bomb! You're my Spice Bomb! and Baby You Can Turn Me On! A Review of SpiceBom

    Pure Havane with a twist and isnt a limited edition... I like!
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    Re: CheapSmells Experiences?

    thumbs up from me on 3 previous orders.
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    Re: Nobody talks abour Pure Shot!

    It's let down the "pure" line / limited editions. Has more of a icemen styling. bleh.
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    Just received a bottle of Dior Homme Cologne

    As much as I love the new Sport... they should have used this original Cologne version, or at least still have it in the line. The problem with things like this, it's so hard to find i'm not going to...
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    Re: RIP Chergui (reformulation)

    Did I see someone say GREEN chergui? Have I missed something :(
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    Taking apart Dior Bottles...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXgrFCnY_Ts

    This is going to have people trying to scam people with "vintage" bottles....
  45. Re: MEN'S Fragrance with a lot of CARDAMOM (Suggestions)

    YSL La Nuit
  46. Re: Why do so many men not like Chanel's Blue de Chanel?

    I want to love Chanel as a house but i'm always left underwhelmed with the mens fragrances. The feeling people get from Bleu is what I get from Chanel in general. The original Egoiste is nice, Allure...
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    Re: DHI reformulation dates/official word

    2x Feb 2011
    2x June 2011
    July 2009

    I've got these bottles. All 3 smell slightly different but this stuff will drive you insane. Hopefully someone gets back with some official words.
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    Re: DHI reformulation dates/official word

    All of the above can be found on these forums yes. Apologies if you thought I was asking about the different formulations again - I wasn't. I wanted to know if anyone had official word from Dior as I...
  49. Re: I'm having a ridiculous amount of trouble trying to find a summer scent

    Mugler Cologne
    Chez Bond
    Hermes UJEM
    Dior Homme Sport
    Chanel Allure EB
    Aventus
    Creed VIW
    Chergui (summer nights)
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    DHI reformulation dates/official word

    Ok so Dior were open about a new version of DHI with a new nose behind it an a few new notes, but has anyone asked them the dates of when this all happened? An official word would be good. I'm sure I...
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    Re: How long do you keep...

    My Gaultier 2 and Hugo XY (early purchases) have both lost the topnotes/smell funny during first 10 minutes.
  52. Re: Dior Homme Sport or Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche?

    Have both and wore them back to back during summer. I'd go Dior all day. I do like EB a lot and sometimes I feel it's a better put together fragrance but the pepper texture can sometimes rub me the...
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    Re: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille (1st niche try ever)

    Never heard a bad word about this stuff... will always own it. Application tip....less is more with TV.
  54. Re: Thierry Mugler knew what he was doing. Evil antics lol

    Ordering Pure Havane.... sitting waiting for Pure Malt again. This is silly. I had so many bottles, gave them away for birthdays etc even went to sell/swap my final backup bottle. Then all of a...
  55. Re: Thierry Mugler knew what he was doing. Evil antics lol

    No international shipping.... Damn you mugler! We only have Pure Havane on the UK store...
  56. Re: Thierry Mugler knew what he was doing. Evil antics lol

    Do they! Oh shit... I think you just pushed me...
  57. Thierry Mugler knew what he was doing. Evil antics lol

    I've got a bottle of Pure Malt that's half way done, a back up bottle sealed, and two bottles of Pure Havane both at around 80%... Yet I'm still trying to find a way of ordering a bottle of each from...
  58. Re: Millesime Imperiale from BeautyEncounter? Absolutely no watermelon.

    Thats the nature of the beast that is MI. Nothing to do with BeautyEncounter. I've bought from John Lewis every time (high end Uk shop) and the results have varied. My last bottle is just that, my...
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel - WOW!!!!!!!!!

    Honestly only the first 10 minutes and last hour seem different to me. The majority of the ride is the same. Imagine Dior homme and the difference between the original reformulation and the new...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense -WTF ?

    Lol
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    Re: How strong is Tobacco Vanille compared to A*Men?

    On my skin A*Men is super strong for the first 3 hours then dies down to a normal level. TV is a marathon runner though. Never gets too loud but stays and stays and stays....
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    Re: Mont Blanc Individuel - WOW!!!!!!!!!

    As soon as my OS got low I got Individuel. I find it funny how Creed say a lot of companies copy them when they too do it themselves. Look at when Individuel was made and when OS was made. This isn't...
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    Poll: Re: Which lasts longer, GIT or Chez Bond

    It's strange because I kept getting little whiffs and thinking I know this smell.... thinking GIT and it turned out to be Chez Bond. So that alone is enough for me. As much as I love what Creed do...
  64. Re: Dior Homme Sport (2012) or Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    I got both of them in June. Worn them back to back for 2 months. I'd go with Dior Homme Sport. It just feels a bit higher end for a "sport" fragrance.
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    Poll: Re: Which lasts longer, GIT or Chez Bond

    See I like GIT. It smells different to Chez Bond yes... but only if you have them both a few inches away and can take time to concentrate. Passing by and leaving a trail... they do the same thing.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Joop! Homme Wild

    I always wished JOOP HOMME was from a niche house that only frag heads knew about lol - guilty pleasure
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    Re: What is your starting lineup?

    1. Signature Scent - DIOR HOMME
    2. Work Scent - MUGLER COLOGNE
    3. Night Out Scent - AVENTUS
    4. Close Quarter "Combat" Scent - DIOR HOMME INTENSE
    5. Sophisticated, important even scent - TOBACCO...
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    Poll: Which lasts longer, GIT or Chez Bond

    I'm sick of my GIT's being different. My last bottle had HALF the lasting power compared to the one before. I was lucky if I could smell anything after 3 hours. The bottle before was easily getting 7...
  69. Re: What fragrances make you happy when you smell them??? What fragrances will you never get tired o

    Aventus. GIT. Dior Homme/Intense
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    Re: My Take on the New Dior Homme Sport

    I prefer the reformulation to the original BY FAR. They amped up the iris in it and now it feels more at home in the Dior Homme line.
  71. Re: Penhaligons, Dior, Pure Malt, Caron... For swap

    *updated
  72. Thread: Lavender scent

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    Re: Lavender scent

    Penhaligons Lavandula is as real life lavender as it gets to me
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    Caron PUH/Impact prices

    I can find Caron PUH for as low as £26 for 200ml online. Where can I get similar discount prices for the Impact version? I've only seen it £92 +. Which is a crazy jump...
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    Re: Smells Like Cherry Cough Syrup?

    Pure Havane and Joop Homme. Layer then if your balls are big enough LOL
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    Re: Your Top Hermés male fragrances ?

    I have both TDH, also Eau D'orange Verte and the Concentre, and Un Jardin En Mediterranee and the Jardin wins hands down to me. TDH just reminds me of Oranges and Molecule 01. The Eau D'orange line...
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    Re: la nuit de l'homme v Spicebomb

    La Nuit. Tried Spicebomb twice and have no memories other than its a odd version of 1million. La Nuit is special.
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    Re: Reformulation survivors

    Both the DH and DHI to me have survived pretty well.
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    Re: Fleur du Male vs. Fleur du Male la Cologne

    FDM is a lovely scent if worn at the right time and lightly. The cologne (i own both) is ok for the first 5 minutes then it smells like somethings gone off. Not my cup of tea at all. A regretful buy
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    Re: Storing fragrances in hot countries

    Ok good. My family look at me sideways when there's fragrances next to the watermelon lol Back to the cupboard they go
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    Re: Storing fragrances in hot countries

    I never thought I'd get to the day where I grab a bottle and say "this isn't cool enough... Must find optimum temperature" LOL
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    Re: Chanel Egoiste vs Platinum Egoiste

    As an alternative to Egoiste try Armani Amber Orient... Instantly reminded me of Egoiste's drydown. Beautiful
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    Storing fragrances in hot countries

    I've been in Greece for a few weeks now and I'm wondering if leaving my fragrances in a dark cabinet is good enough? The rooms here get really warm during the day when nobody is in, the bottle never...
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    Layering vanilla scents with... ???

    Just blind bought Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille and while I enjoy it as a scent, I can't help but think it would be great to layer with something. Problem being i'm not sure what....

    Anyone layer...
  84. Re: Anyone else go from liking Pure Malt to not caring about it enough to buy a bottle?

    count me in. I LIKE it now...
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    Re: Christian Dior private line - ones

    Can't think of any Leather OR Oud fragrances I loved so "Leather Oud" is going to be risky business but i'm going to give it a try. Hopefully I can find a Dior boutique that has them.

    Just wanted...
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    Re: Christian Dior private line - ones

    Can't think of any Leather OR Oud fragrances I loved so "Leather Oud" is going to be risky business but i'm going to give it a try. Hopefully I can find a Dior boutique that has them.

    Just wanted...
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    Luck with atomizers from ebay?

    Seeing as the UK doesn't seem to have any shops that sell them I turned to Ebay. Can anyone recommend good Ebay users to get some atomisers from? Ideally want 2ml bottles that have a screw on top but...
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    Re: Christian Dior private line - ones

    Any Selfridge in particular? I am in London at the moment and will pop into one today
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    Re: Christian Dior private line - ones

    Are they available in the Uk anywhere to try? Harrods or Harvey Nichols is imagine?
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    Christian Dior private line - ones

    I recently got myself a bottle of Armani Prive Amber/Orient and it reminded me that I still haven't seen let alone tried any of the Dior private line.

    Judging by my top ten in my signature what...
  91. Poll: Re: Dior Homme Sport Vs Dior Homme Sport 2012...... Who is King?

    I was about to make a thread about the new one. I'm definitely a bigger fan of the reformulation. The original didn't fit the Dior Homme line... this new one does.
  92. Musc Ravageur, Prada Amber Intense, Penhaligons, Caron for swap (UK)

    I had to merge the threads apologies…So I have….

    Musc Ravageur - WITH BOX 85-90% FULL

    Prada Amber Intense - NO BOX 70% FULL

    Penhaligons Sartorial (either a 50ml or 100ml bottle depending on...
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    Re: Concentré D'Orange Verte by Hermès

    Agreed
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    Re: Concentré D'Orange Verte by Hermès

    Agreed
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Thespark - LOL shouldnt laugh but the post was funny. Yeah I am done with Creed. I've tried. Given hard earned cash over and feel ripped off.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Sitting with A42B11S01 on my left arm and A42B11N01 on my right and I can't understand why they are so different.

    I can predict the reaction from John Lewis if I go in there tomorrow complaining...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    I didn't think this would STILL be a problem but it's just stung me. I had a 30ml Creed Aventus A42B11N01 from John Lewis. Exactly what I wanted, lasted AGES, literally 12+ hours. Went and bought a...
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    Your favourite Serge Luten...

    Going to stop by the Serge Lutens stand tomorrow and want to know what I should test. I won't have enough time to go through them all. I am a huge Chergui fan...
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    Re: Which fragrance for taking a shower?

    -_-
  100. Poll: Re: Midnight In Paris (EDT,EDP) vs Dior Homme Intense!

    .... +1
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