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    Re: Scent for Working in a Kitchen

    Ratatouille by Zoologist
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    Re: Looking for a Powerful Soapy Scent

    You can’t go wrong with Fort and Manles Fatih Sultan Mehmet
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  3. Re: Why I will never own or sample a Roja Dove fragrance

    To each his own.
    I find that every successful perfume house makes a valid and relevant product since they have their own customer base, and they sell.
    Value is after all subjective.
    I for one...
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    Any experience with M.Int perfume house

    Hello,

    Iíve recently been looking at a new perfume house called M.int. They seem to have brought on board some famous perfumers like Marie Salamagne, Hamid Merati-Kashani and Nathalie Lorson. I...
  5. Re: Nishane istanbul -- anyone have experience or recommendations?

    Munegu is a total powerhouse. I’m also enjoying Hacivat, Karagoz and Spice Bazaar( this one is by far my favourite from the line)
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    Re: IRIS MACCHIATO by Auphorie

    I wish there was some way to sample this in India. I wrote to them and got a reply saying they do not ship to India, and do not have a stockist here either. This is also the case in Dubai. Truly...
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    Re: best brand to make polo shirts for men?

    I’d go with PAUL and Shark if you’re on a budget. And La Martina if you’re not!
  8. Re: Would you mind recommending me a fragrance, please?

    I agree with the longevity aspect. But I’m not sure that it is very different price wise from say Diors Sauvage.

    A 60ml bottle of Sauvage retails at Sephora for about 77$ - that’s about 1.28$ per...
  9. Re: Would you mind recommending me a fragrance, please?

    I would second this opinion. Anything from Atelier Cologne will work for you (except the metal bottle line). I’d recommend clementine california or orange sanguine. In my experience pomelo paradis...
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    Re: dark introvated masculin

    Musc koublai khan
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    Re: 24 Gold - Scentstory

    IMHO while I wouldn’t go so far as to call it disgusting, I feel that the sweetness becomes uncomfortable and then unbearable very soon. It does something funny to my stomach oddly, makes me feel...
  12. Thread: India !

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    Re: India !

    Hello from Chennai.
  13. Scentido Mumbai & Delhi (Roja Dove, Jovoy, Escentric Molecules Official Retailer)

    I was pleasantly surprised to find, recently, that we have a niche fragrance retail store here in India.

    Scentido in Mumbai apparently is the official distributor for Roja Dove, Escentric...
  14. Fragrance Memories

    Sometimes, I find that particular scents invoke an immediate and vivid memory in my mind, a memory of perhaps a person, or a place or an event, or even an emotion.

    I'd like to hear what...
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    Re: 24 Gold - Scentstory

    Agree one hundred percent.
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    Re: 24 Gold - Scentstory

    There is way too much hype for this fragrance. To my nose, as many have pointed out, this is sickly sweet and unwearable. It's Armani's Stronger with you with a smattering of oud. Dripping with...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Looks legit for sure! Enjoy this.
  18. Re: Ursa by Tiziana Terenzi : More miss than hit

    I am yet to the Straight to Heaven, I will update this post when I do.
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    Re: Favorite Halloween Fragrance?

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    Black Aoud by Montale, for those times when you want invoke Mephistopheles. :tongue:
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    Re: favorite Christmas fragrances?

    I second Ambre Narguile, just love that fragrance.

    I would add intoxicated by kilian.
  21. Ursa by Tiziana Terenzi : More miss than hit

    Ursa by Tiziana Terenzi
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    The old adage says, one doesn't look a gift horse in the mouth. Being a fraghead, and having received a bottle of Tiziana Terenzi's Ursa as a gift, I tried my very...
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    Re: Anyone know where Gents Scents has gone?

    I'd like to ask the same thing. I always love his take on fragrances, and his collection is incredible. I wonder what's up with him.
  23. Re: It's 1984. The fragrance police allow each citizen only 2 fragrances. A lifetime supply, but onl

    I think my choice would Bois D'Argent and Casamorati Lira.

    I guess if I was ever taken to Room 101, I know what would be waiting for me inside. An automated dispenser connected to a huge vat of...
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    Re: NEW: Tom Ford | Lost Cherry

    I am an avid admirer of Mr. Ford's multifaceted talent. His clothes are fantastic, and he blew my mind with Nocturnal animals. But this just seems like a cheap grab at emptying fan boy wallets. I...
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    Re: Ambre Nuit : A post modern marvel

    ;) Awesome
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    Re: Ambre Nuit : A post modern marvel

    You simply must bring it out of it's hiding place and try it on once again! And yes, I totally agree that synesthesia is an important part of the fragrance journey. Smell, more than any other sense...
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    Ambre Nuit : A post modern marvel

    Ambre Nuit : A post modern marvel

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    Joni Mitchell once sang the lyrics:
    “Rousseau walks on trumpet paths
    Safaris to the heart of all that jazz
    Through I bars and girders-through wires...
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    Re: Crazy Rich Asians perfume mentions

    [QUOTE=cacio;4438050]Yep, isoe + gasoline, must be a CDG!/QUOTE]

    For some reason, I thought it might be something from Etat Libre D'Orange. :p
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    Re: Crazy Rich Asians perfume mentions

    :lolk:
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    Re: Crazy Rich Asians perfume mentions

    I haven’t seen the movie yet but I hear it’s a fun movie. I certainly hope there will be something in the film.

    This reminds me of an episode of Schitts creek on Netflix where David mentions that...
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    Crazy Rich Asians perfume mentions

    Rather a silly topic but interesting to me nonetheless. Amongst all the brand mouthing in the book Crazy Rich Asians, I was paying close attention to any mention of perfume brands. Iíve reached mid...
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    Re: Roja Dove Fragrances...anyone else like them?

    I totally second that. Musk Aoud is a beast.
  33. Re: Designer Fragrances that Smell like Diptyque's Philosykos?

    Try Zara Fig. It has a little less of the green fig leaf vibe, and more of the fig fruit vibe, but is quite fresh and energizing. And at the price, it's a no brainer to experiment with.
    ...
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    Re: Need recommendations for the next purchase

    Try out the following

    Aventus By Creed
    Nio by Xerjoff
    Naxos by Xerjoff
    Acqva Viva by Profvmvm Roma
    Bleecker Street by Bond No. 9
    Elysium by Roja Dove
  35. Thread: Profumum Roma

    by Snaird
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    Re: Profumum Roma

    This is an absolutely fantastic house that uses quality ingredients in all their perfumes. All the stuff I have tried from this house has incredible sillage and projection. Check out Ichnvsa,...
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    Re: Designing a Perfume Organ (Beginner)

    Thanks for all the valuable information Mattmeleg! It helps a lot. Does refrigerating citrus ingredients have an affect on the top notes?
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    Re: Designing a Perfume Organ (Beginner)

    Thank you all for your valuable information. I have decided to take jsparla's advice and purchase a set of ingredients from Pell Wall. Seems like the best way to go.
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    Re: Do you recognize this perfume? :)

    Glad you found out what that was! Ugliest bottle I have ever laid my eyes on! Sorry about that, I just had to say it.
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    Re: Incense based scents without pine/woody notes

    Ursa by Tiziana Terenzi.
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    Re: Which fragrances should I try out?

    I would definitely give Cedrat Boise a try. Its very wearable, and extremely potent, garners a lot of compliments. While you are at the Mancera counter, have a shot at Gold Prestigium as well, I find...
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    Re: Beach Wedding Scent

    Xerjoff Nio all the way! The creeds wont last.
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    Re: Utah - Dry and Hot - What Niche Frag lasts?

    I think anything that works in the Middle East should work here as well. It all depends on the kind of perfumes you like. I think you will find that almost none of the freshies have the staying power...
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    Re: What Scent to Wear for a Home Inspection

    OP is looking to wear a scent on his person, not for a room spray. I find nothing wrong in a person selling anything, taking the effort to smell like a million bucks.
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    Re: What Scent to Wear for a Home Inspection

    Itís certainly a good choice. While it may not magnify the size of the apartment, Iím sure it will give you the confidence to sell it like it is a mansion!
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    Re: What Scent to Wear for a Home Inspection

    Really depends on the kind of house it is and where itís located. My preferences in no particular order would be

    1. Mansion in the hamptons : MFK Baccarat Rouge
    2. Penthouse in Dubai : Frederic...
  46. Re: looking at armaf...el celio/partif/ventana/hunter intense/shades wood??opinions??

    I have both the Tres Nuit and the club intense man. Both are terrible and nothing like the originals they purport to copy. Iíd save my money and buy something of real quality. Not sure whether any of...
  47. Re: Anything similar to Frederic Malle The Night (Al Lail)?

    Tiziana Terenzi Dubhe. Less smoky and a little sweeter but just as deep, complex and increidible
  48. Re: House of Matriarch 40% Off Samples, Full Bottles, and 5 Piece Collectors Set Through Friday

    I've emailed them several times, and they never seem to respond. Not sure if my emails are going to their junk box! Does anyone have a direct contact email?
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    Re: Facial moisturizing cream and/or SPF worth it?

    Hello Starflyte,

    Happy to help!

    Waso has mainly natural ingredients (though it does have some chemicals as well), and is very lightly scented, and has an incredibly light non greasy texture,...
  50. My Experience with Online Niche Retailers (India)

    Hello Fragheads,

    I've had quite a year, picking up close a hundred perfumes (many decants, few bottles) in a short span of time, to kick start my journey into niche and high quality general...
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    Re: Designing a Perfume Organ (Beginner)

    Thanks once again. Just going through your blog, and you seem to have some really amazing content and information! Made my reading for the evening. :-)
  52. Thread: Pommerol

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    Re: Pommerol

    Thank you so much!
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    Designing a Perfume Organ (Beginner)

    Hello All,

    Sorry for the back to back posts on the forum.

    I have been studying available raw materials (naturals and synthetics), for a short while now in a desperate attempt to get my head...
  54. Thread: Pommerol

    by Snaird
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    Pommerol

    Hello All,

    I've been going through some synthetics on offer at a local aromachemical company in my country, and they mentioned something called Pommerol, which is something I've not heard of till...
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    Re: Group of indian scentheads!!!!!!

    Count me in here. I have some stuff to swap if anyone is interested PM please. I'd like to know whats up for swap as well incase anyone has something interesting. Please PM.
  56. Re: Your "Hall of Fame" Fragrances (criteria explained inside)

    Aventus
    Green Irish Tweed
    Silver Mountain Water
    Gris Montaigne
    Feve Delicieuse
    Casamorati Lira
    ADP Colonia Essenza
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    Re: Perfumery ingredients in India

    Thanks all, I will contact Nishant aromas and keep this thread posted on the developments.
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    Perfumery ingredients in India

    Hello All,

    I'd like any information about where, if at all, I can source quality ingredients to start my perfume making journey. I am based in India, and I understand that a lot of raw materials...
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    Re: Facial moisturizing cream and/or SPF worth it?

    You definitely need a moisturiser and sunscreen for healthy skin. I’d recommend Shisheido Waso
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    Re: Weird Combo I'm looking for...

    Ahjaar Ivory Pearl. Though it’s not sweetly powdery.
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    Re: Recommend Me A Blind Buy!

    Musc Ravageur by frederic Malle
    A City on Fire by Imaginary Authors
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    The Night by Frederic Malle, last evening at Dubai Mall.
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    Re: What scent brings you nostalgia?

    Americain. Damned autocorrect.
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    Re: What scent brings you nostalgia?

    Samsara. Iím nostalgic for an imagined life, sipping cocktails at ricks cafe America in in casablanca, waiting for transit papers during the second world war, and inhaling the fragrance of the pretty...
  65. Re: Which niche brand you think is well worth the price?

    Definitely look at Tiziana Terenzi. All their perfumes are extrait de parfum , super high quality, long lasting, and some of the most popular ones like Laudano Nero are very well priced.

    I also...
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