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    Re: Citrus and Cigarettes - Any Suggestions?

    Wow... so many to try.. This is going to be a fun week! Thanks everyone!
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    Re: Creed prices on the rise

    hahah! Ditto
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    Citrus and Cigarettes - Any Suggestions?

    Hello Family,

    I wanted to see if anyone can recomend a fragrance that is a combination of citrus and cigarattes.

    The other day I walked by a fashionable lady that had the most intriguing scent...
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    To expand on the shameless promotion. Below is a quote from Creed website.

    "In more recent times, two First Ladies of the U.S. of different political parties have both worn CREED Love In White,...
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    ...and who is the source behind this....Creedboutique. Again...self made reference. Not much to go on.
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    Yes, its history can only be verified by its own records. No poets, writers or famous persons from the past has ever made reference to them. They've claim some royalties have worn their scents, but...
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    I went through a Creed phase for about 2 years. Owned Silver Mountain Water and Green Irish Tweed. Later for some reason they made me nauseous. So I kind backed off. The killer was when I...
  8. French Macaroons, Illy Coffee and Mitsouko!

    Eating French Macarrons and drinking dark Illy coffee while sniffing my wrist which has vintage Mitsouko extrait....If it wasn't for the fact that I'm still fighting the FLU, I would swear I was in...
  9. Re: my 2 yr old smelled great when i got home from work today...

    haha. I love it. Yes, it has happened to me with my little nephew. Luckly he did it with a miniature. I have scents that have cost me up to 450 each. so now when he comes over, I lock my room.
    ...
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    Re: Favorites from Annick Goutal

    Eau D'hadrian - Reminds me of Rome. Also, makes me feel very comtemplative.
    Eau de Ciel - Reminds me of a sweet kind lover I once had.
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    Re: Do you wear your CREED frags often?

    That's 5.45%. Quite different than 25% by TalkingMuffin.
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    Re: Guerlain perfumes

    I have stock full in my drawer. From 1940's to 2003.

    I fear the world comming to an end and running out of Jicky!!
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    Re: Do you wear your CREED frags often?

    I couldn't agree more. The worst part is their supposed line of celebrity users and past royalty list the helped smell better. So they send a bottle of perfume to the first lady and the pope by mail....
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    Re: Do you wear your CREED frags often?

    If you stoped wearing your Creed frangrances, its probaly cause you have developed a more sophisticated nose. Congrats!

    Thank God for the miracle and go on and explore Chanel, Guerlain, Annick...
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    Re: Guerlain perfumes

    My first start with Guerlain was with Jicky edt. Its citrusy and musky so its very duable.

    After Jicky, I would do Mitsouko. Mitsouko can bring you joy and tears from its beauty. I would only due...
  16. Re: Silliage: Should we focus more on silliage than smelling upclose?

    Yes, I am sure that is the case with Chanel and Guerlain. Not sure about the "Niche" markets.

    But then it begs the question, would our way of discribing scents change. I mean if sillage is kinda...
  17. Re: Silliage: Should we focus more on silliage than smelling upclose?

    haha. I understand. I definatly hate huge sillage monsters. But my concern is more of the frangrance perception with sillage in general vs. Up close.

    How many times have we walked around with our...
  18. Sillage: Should we focus more on sillage than smelling upclose?

    So, I pose the question above because many times a find a fragrance to be quite beautiful when I smell on my wrist. However, when I get a whiff of the sillage its changes to something rather common....
  19. Mood Lifter - Which Fragrance lifts your mood?

    So, I've been having a stressfull day at work and notice I have been extremly irratable. But after lunch I decided to dab a bit of Mitsouko Parfum, which I keep in my desk.

    Wow!!!! this thing is...
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee and Chadler Burr

    Hey Mikeperez23,

    No, that is not vintage. The vintage look like the 3.1oz refillable bottles. The beebottle in the picture were brought out for Apres L'Ondee sometime after 2005
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee and Chadler Burr

    Chandler is doing great, saw him again for Memorial day cook out.

    Helitrope in the current formula? Hmm I need to try the one from the new box as it sounds ideal. But I tell tell you the tester...
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee and Chadler Burr

    Not sure of the year of reformulation I smelled at Bergdoff. It was a tester they had on display, I should have checked the batch code. Now I'm currious, must go again and try one directly from the...
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee and Chadler Burr

    Different bottle and box. Plus I check the batch code year by sending an email to Guerlain. This was from 1997. Vintage enough that they still use great materials, but not too vintage that the top...
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee and Chadler Burr

    You sold the Parfum??? I would have given my right arm for it.
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    Apres L'Ondee and Chandler Burr

    So last Friday I was having dinner at my friend's(Chandler Burr, to be exact) home. After dinner he offered me to smell the entire line of Killian he was reviewing for an upcomming article. Anyhow,...
  26. Re: Patricia de Nicolai - Where to buy in New York City

    Thanks everyone, will check them out.
  27. Patricia de Nicolai - Where to buy in New York City

    Hey,

    Does anyone know where to buy Patricia de Nicolia perfumes in New York City?

    Thanks
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    Re: Musc Kublai Khan now at Barneys

    Does it come in the bell jar?
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    How Do We Know Jackie-O Wore Jicky?

    Hi All,

    I wanted to see if someone can point me to some crediable sources on Jackie wearing Jicky. I've been reading about her and she seem to always want everything keep a secret. So how is it...
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    Re: Guerlain's Response To Letter

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Stereotomy
    1. Why would she have a Gmail address?
    2. Why would she take the time to answer customers' mails directly?
    3. How do you know you're not chatting with...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    1. I don't know. Only she can answer that. Ask her.
    2. Since she is in the business of customer service, logic would dictate that she would address a customer's concern.
    3. I don't know. How do...
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    Re: Guerlain's Response To Letter

    If this was just about frangrances than yes, you would be correct.

    However, understand that a Guerlain fragance has been a part of history for 180 years. Its lovers include kings, queens, poets,...
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    Guerlain's Response To Letter

    In hopes to refocus on the point of my previous post.

    Mademoiselle Sylvaine has responded below:

    I must agree, this lady is graceful and knows how to respond with sympathy. I'm glad she is...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    Mademoiselle Sylvaine has responded below:

    I must agree, this lady is classy and knows how to respond with sympathy. I'm glad she is the director. ...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    Honestly, yes it was. I'm was born in Central America to French and American parents. Latter moved to US, Brazil and back to the US. I speake fluent French, English, Spanish and Portuguese. I...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    Read my post above. I provided the sales numbers fromt he LVMH website. US is their highest consumer.

    Equally disrespectful, is them ignoring their higest consumer market.
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    I agree, sometimes I get carried away with my language. I should have used numbers

    Please find in www.lvmh.com sales reports for various years.

    2003 sales by regions

    USA %26
    Europe%21...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    No doubt perfumes find a balance with age. If you find a vintage from the 40's you will notice the frangrance is very linear almost flat. This happens with age, eventually, the notes find an...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    While, I may or may not be set for the rest of my life is not the point. This is about art and principal. You don't redo the Sistine chapel with eco friendly paint. Nor do you ingore the clients...
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    Re: My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    To give you a little background on why I wrote to Guerlain.

    Today, I put on Jicky edt just purchased from Saks. It was quite anoying and cloying. Before, it was like second skin and made me very...
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    My Letter To Guerlain's Creative Director

    Bonjour Sylvaine,

    I am a huge fan of Guerlains perfumes, in particular Jicky. I have been wearing it since 1995. Some time in 2005 it was reformulated and they added too much rose. It's very...
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    Re: Discontinuation of Vol de Nuit

    Its true..In Atlanta Vol de Nuit was kept in regular stock in both Neiman Marcus, Saks and Nordstroms. This week I went to all three as I wanted to purchase a bottle and non of them had it. I...
  43. Thread: Jicky EdP?

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    Re: Jicky EdP?

    The PDT is the older version and is much more richer and delicious. The EDP to me is too fake smelling...the bergamot is scratchy and the civet is synthetic.

    While the PDT was meant to be the...
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    Re: Best Everyday Scent: I Need Your Vote

    I'm currious to know:
    * Which one makes you feel more comfortable?
    * Which one makes you feel more happy?

    An everyday scent has to be effortless, gracefull and provide you with comfort.
    ...
  45. Re: Tom Ford for Men - info about the scent, NOT the man, ads, etc...

    Like most reviews here...I did not think anything special on this one. Main attributes are that is light, fun and very discreet.

    I got a sample for my partner and later at night I smelled this...
  46. Re: Whats the strongest/most durable Cologne ever?

    Yes...showers and time do not affect this fragrance and if you put it on your clothes it still withtands the washing!!! yeaks!!
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    Re: Catholic Fragrance?

    I passed by L'Occitane the other day and tried the Amber fragrance and lotion and all I could think about was basilicas and monasteries. Pure incense with warmth!!!
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    Re: Perfumed Court - Very Expensive !

    Hmm.. I have ordered from them twice already and been very satisfied.

    I use to order from one of the ladies for the past 2 years, and she's supper fast and the product is genuine.

    Also, if find...
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    Re: Pure perfume - good for spraying?

    I have the splash bottle and the Spray tester of Jicky Parfum and have noticed the difference. As far as preference...is all up to the person. I have varified this with other frangrances and other...
  50. Batch Number Sensitivity - I'm I Crazy???

    Ok, like most people in basenotes, I've known I've had got a keen nose for scents. However, recently I have started noticing the differences between the batch numbers in Jicky EDTs and Parfums.
    ...
  51. Re: Journey For The Holy Grail...Tell About Yours???

    hahah...I've heard that too!!!

    Actually my intentions to start were actually to report on my success in obtaining my Holy Grail. I won in an action, in France, a pristine 1930 sealed 2 oz bottle...
  52. Journey For The Holy Grail...Tell About Yours???

    Hi Everyone!

    Like many us I've been fascinated by fragrances since I was a boy. The way scents penetrates my imagination, accompanying my memories and exciting me to dream anew. In the exciting,...
  53. Re: Mitsouko - Comparison of Old and New Formulas

    Interesting.

    I just bought the Extrait from 1967 in ebay. Oddly enough...it seems centered around the vetiver/woods...not so peachy as the one i smelled in 2001, 2002. Perhaps, it went peachy...
  54. Re: Where can I buy vintage/rare other than Ebay

    Great advise..Thank you!
  55. Where can I buy vintage/rare other than Ebay

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm hoping someone could point me in the right direction as I would like to obtain Guerlain's Mitsouko and Jicky in the baccarat bottles.

    As some may know it is close to...
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    Re: Closest thing to Mitsouko edp for men

    A perfume as great as Mitsouko is eternal and transcends time and gender. There is no counterpart as none is needed it, is equally amazing and proper on both a man and a woman.

    I have used the...
  57. Jicky- Eau De Parfum vs. Parfum De Toilette

    Hey,

    I was interested in buying the Gold Bee Bottle in Jicky, however. It only comes in Eau de Parfum. I used to own the Parfum De Toilette, which I did not like as much as the Eau de Toillette...
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    Re: Please, tell me about Eau du Fier!!

    This is an amazing fragrance that takes a bit of time to appreciate, but once you do you will enjoy its mistery.

    My suggestion is that a little smells better than more. I would even dab instead...
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    Re: Jicky Pdt Questions

    Actually that started by a misinterpretation of Luca Turins "Le Guide" where he states that the PDT is the best interpretation of Jicky in the history of mandkind......Notice is not the truest, just...
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    Re: My nose is pissing me off!!

    Try using Annick Goutal Eau D'Hadrien.....its very subtle. Most people precieve it for only 1 hour. However, the fragrance is atually last all day. What happens is the they are use to all of the...
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    Re: Iris Silver Mist.

    You guys should try Divine's L'Homme De Cour ........This iris scent is very fresh, metalic, cool and with subtle fruit in the background. Its nothing short of amazing. I'm not big on iris as its...
  62. Re: How important to you is a scent's "masculinity

    I usually wear more masculine scents but I do enjoy Mitsouko. I like a fragrance for its uniqueness and the mood that it creates for me...therefore I don't really care if its lable Masculine or...
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    Guerlinade-New Guy Needs Help

    Hey,

    I'm hopping someone can help me understand "Guerlinade". *You see I own Jicky, Mitsouko and Vetiver, *I've tried Shalimar, HR and I recently received a sample of Guerlinade. *However, for...
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    Re: Ever suddenly stopped liking a frag?

    Actually Yes, *I call it Perfume Trauma

    It happens when there is a really bad smell or a situation and the perfume that I'm wearing becomes like a tape recorder. *So when I wear the fragrance...
  65. Re: Some Annick Goutal Will No Longer Imported to

    [).Sables and Eau du Fier are not available stateside either, but can of course be ordered from the boutiques in France as Manly's email says. *--Chris[/quote]

    It's all unclear to me as well,...
  66. Re: Some Annick Goutal Will No Longer Imported to

    Here is the actual email response from AG Paris


    Thank you for your email.
    It seems that you do not have the right information from Saks concerning
    some of our fragrances.

    Vetiver, Eau de...
  67. Some Annick Goutal Will No Longer Imported to US

    Hey Guys,

    In case you are interested. *I recently order some Annick Goutal stuff from Saks in New York (aka AG American Flagship store). *And the manager told me that they will no longer be...
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    Re: Blind buys you have most regretted...

    I have never bought completly blind, however I have bought after first try. *Its almost as stupid because fragrances can be tricky at first. *There have been some fragrances which I detested on the...
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    Re: Jicky- Difference After Reformulation?

    I believe Mr. Turins article was written in 2005 incase this might help since he said recently. I'm guessing after 2000 is when the reformulation occured.

    Thanks
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    Jicky- Difference After Reformulation?

    Hey,

    I was hopping you guys can help me out as I'm fairly new to Guerlain's Jicky. I recently bought the eau de toilette and the parfum and they smell amazing!! However, I read on Luca Turins web...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13 April

    Jicky...Good Stuff!
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    Re: Any Tiffany lovers out there?

    I love Tiffany for men for the reason that it smells just like Chanel PM concentree. The were both created by Polge around the same time, although Chanel came first. Classic Stuff
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