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  1. Re: What's the most you've ever spent on a single bottle?

    I bought 2 Serge Lutens 'bell jars', somewhere over $300 each. Sarrasins and La Myrrhe - sometimes I wish I got Iris Silver Mist instead of La Myrrhe.

    Also bought Bois des Iles parfum, 15 ml for...
  2. Re: 10 gallons of urine found in ‘perfume factory’

    Maybe now they'll slash their prices
  3. Re: Why are DEMETER fragrances rarely discussed seriously here?

    I used to go to Whole Foods when they had these and abuse their testers - I loved layering Wet Garden with Thunderstorm. It's perfect in early summer when it's starting to get hot outside.

    I own...
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Sandalwood?

    I voted Other - I would pick Bois des Iles, possibly the related Egoiste - but I don't really think of sandalwood when I wear Egoiste
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    Re: Best Candles Ever

    I got mine from Imogene & Willie. I'm pretty sure it's the same candle, it says "Apothia Soul candle" on the sticker on the bottom, even though they don't call it that on the website. It was out of...
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    Re: Best Candles Ever

    I know this is a very late reply but - you are right, the Soul candle by Apothia is sooooo good!
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    Re: The Shocking Scent Tom Ford Wears

    Not shocked.
  8. Re: Cheap to mid priced licorice-dominant scents?

    Eau de Reglisse by Caron....you could do a lot worse
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    Re: Suggestions for grapefruit type fragrance

    L'Essence de Must de Cartier -

    (Or whatever name you want to call it, the men's Must in the dark green oval-shaped bottle...I think the name gets confusing sometimes)

    ...is a fantastic...
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    Re: Lutens fanboy thread

    I agree with you, I obtained a sample of La Vierge de Fer and I really enjoy it!

    Here in Cincinnati we have the Krohn Conservatory, basically a big art deco greenhouse. Every spring they bring in...
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    Re: Serge Lutens

    I own:
    Chene
    Chergui
    Feminite du Bois
    Fille en Aiguilles
    5 O'Clock Au Gingembre
    La Myrrhe
    Sarrasins
    Serge Noire
    ....plus many decants and the set of wax samples
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    Re: 1 Million Your opinion?

    I enjoy it but I don't wear it often, boyfriend says it makes him wheeze

    It reminds me of sweet amber, cinnamon, bubblegum - great combination but others hate it

    It can be very strong, I have...
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    Re: NEW: Jo Malone Orris & Sandalwood

    But the other kinds don't smell as good, at least from what I've read.....

    Reading it now, I think my comment sounds kind of negative, but it's something I always wonder when I see a new...
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    Re: NEW: Jo Malone Orris & Sandalwood

    Why are people still making sandalwood scents when you can't really get sandalwood any more
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    Re: Please recommend Amber fragrence

    Ambre Sultan is my favorite but not everyone likes it

    You could do a lot worse than to try Amber Essence oil from Eden Botanicals, it's rich and kind of spicy, I always thought of it as buttery...
  16. Re: What are your 'workhorse' fragrances?(most versatile)

    Egoiste (already been mentioned a few times) - works in any setting, for any occasion
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    Re: Lavender and Moss?

    I haven't actually tried it but - Antiheros? Too much of a stretch? It has no moss that I know of, but lavender is a key component, and some describe it as soapy. I've wanted to try it for a while.
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    Re: Is there a lighter version of Fahrenheit?

    Bel Ami is like a discrete, toned down cousin of Fahrenheit, in my opinion
  19. Re: 'cinnamon-smell' but still light and soft, does it a fragrance like that exist?

    You know - Feminite du Bois is pretty much a must-try for spices, even though cinnamon doesn't exactly stand out in my opinion. It's woody, somewhat sweet, with plum, some flowers, and of course...
  20. Re: 'cinnamon-smell' but still light and soft, does it a fragrance like that exist?

    I would suggest White by Comme des Garcons, even though it lists 'spice' and not cinnamon, it's one of my favorites.

    I know exactly what you mean by this question, I enjoy Rousse but it's a little...
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    Re: How do YOU test?

    Iris Silver Mist probably holds the record for me for the longest time between trying it, not liking it, trying it again a few times over a couple years, and then finally deciding I do like it, and...
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    Re: How do YOU test?

    Yes - Bijan for Men, and somehow I ended up with not one but two bottles! At least it's not expensive....
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    Re: How do YOU test?

    I usually do have to test multiple times before I decide to upgrade to a bottle. Sometimes it takes a long time and a lot of wears to decide. I'm still not sure about Messe de Minuit, I have a...
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    Re: Top fall frags

    Bel Ami Vetiver - deserves mention here
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    Re: Top fall frags

    Too many, it's my favorite time of year, and my favorite scents fall into the 'cooler weather' category (even though I wear them all year). I know some people don't believe in separating fragrances...
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    Re: Name your top 5 fragrances you reach for.

    Per Basenotes wardrobe:
    Eau de Guerlain
    Egoiste
    Fille en Aiguilles
    New York
    ....and #5 would be a tie between Santal Noble and L'Essence de Must de Cartier

    From memory, Dzongkha should be in...
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    Re: Best sweet oldschool fragrance for you

    I agree with Habit Rouge - that's pretty much the vibe I get from it
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    Re: Woody-floral recommendations needed

    Bois de Violette by Serge Lutens is pretty good. I don't like violet very often but I like this.
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    Re: Dior Dune Pour Homme - Anyone?

    I really like it, but I know not everyone likes it. I think it's clean and breezy, and a little bit sweet. Some say it is too sweet. I think it's a great casual 'white shirt and jeans' fragrance,...
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    Re: Unusual Designer Scents

    Ça Sent Beau by Kenzo
  31. Re: How much sprays of Paco Rabanne - 1 Million is enough?

    2, tops
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    Re: Smokey marshmallow

    L'Air du Desert Marocain always reminded me of that...

    I might be the only one who thinks so
  33. Re: Pretty bell jars all in a row: which non-export Serge Lutens should I try?

    If I had to pick 1 favorite house, this is it. I have Sarrasins and La Myrrhe, I think both are beautiful. Sarrasins and A La Nuit are like night and day, as others have mentioned.

    Rose de Nuit...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th July 2015

    CK One Summer '09 right now, but later will be something else to be determined : )
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    Re: Shelf life of Fragrances edp/edt/p

    I'm more worried about evaporation
  36. Re: You love a fragrance, but does it suit you?

    Some I like but they're too strong - like Coromandel and Fahrenheit. I like how they smell but they're way too strong and I feel uncomfortable wearing them.
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    Re: Serge Lutens 50 ml bottles....

    I have mine with the sprayers on, out of the boxes. Last time I moved - I took the sprayers off so I could put the small caps back on and put back in boxes. The sprayer on its own holds at least 2...
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    Re: Eden Botanicals

    I ordered from them about 8 years ago. I have the amber essence but it may have changed since then. It's still good though.

    I also have a big sample of the oakmoss absolute that is nearly a...
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    Re: Polo green alternative

    Fou d'Absinthe
  40. Re: Is there pride in wearing samples and/or splits?

    Hahahahahah......my large decant of Bois Noir cost more than many of my full-size bottles of other stuff
  41. Re: What happens when you splash water where you applied fragrance?

    I've noticed what you're talking about when I first step in the shower. Maybe it's just all the tiny little water droplets bouncing around and interacting with the steam in the air, it briefly...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 6th May 2015

    The Sea Foams Milk - Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 2nd May 2015

    Snow accord from CBIHP - from a large decant I thought I had lost or given away. Still smells good, and it's at least 7 yrs old.
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    Re: Favorite Sping Florals- what are yours?

    Glad you found it!!
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    Re: Favorite Sping Florals- what are yours?

    Le Temps d'une Fête - Parfums de Nicolai

    my boyfriend likes Wit by DelRae
  46. Re: "A to Z (14)" What are your favorite BUDGET fragrances ?

    Body Kouros
  47. Re: Guess what a classmate was wearing in class today...

    Fahrenheit

    oops - answer already posted
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    Re: Need rose suggestions.

    Voleur de Roses - by L'Artisan....I only had a sample but I'd wear it again, for sure. I would buy Timbuktu first, though. : )
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    Re: Best Dressed Movie

    The Hunger.....Catherine Deneuve is flawless
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    Re: Your Top Subtle Fragrances.

    L'Essence de Must de Cartier - I guess for winter, or any time
    Artek Standard - spring or any time
    Chene - fall or any time

    I sweat off light scents in the summer, unless I'm inside with...
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    Re: Orange, but...

    I agree with Orange Sanguine....I have a bottle and it's a must-try......but my boyfriend says it smells urinous. : / So I don't wear it around him.
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    Re: fav fragrance to smell, not smell of!

    Anaïs Anaïs....smells beautiful but too feminine for me to wear
  53. Re: SOTD - Valentine's Day Scent - Saturday 14th February 2015

    I wore Dzongkha, it's what I was wearing when I met my boyfriend and he loves it on me. He told me when we met that I smelled great. : )
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    Re: What's your favourite version of Jicky?

    I've only sampled from decants

    I like the edt in the spring, and edp is good for fall/winter.....that's my opinion, I know a lot of people don't care about seasons and whatnot
  55. Re: Help! Hate Shalimar until the very end, but LOVE the finish

    Am I the only one who thought, try Jicky? If you can get a sample or decant.
  56. Thread: Timbukto

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    Re: Timbukto

    I like it but went with Dzongkha instead, but really I'd like to have both.
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    Re: polo green vintage?

    If you try vintage Polo, you might not want to wear the current formula any more.
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    Re: Frank no. 2 LA - Missing the boat ?

    The comments make me curious to try the 'current' version. My bottle is a few years old, the older style bottle. It is very strong and lasts allllll day. Once you put it on, you are committed. ...
  59. Re: Did Santa bring anyone fragrance this year?

    I got Wood Sage & Sea Salt. It's good, very light
  60. Re: Getting really awful longevity with Bleu de Chanel

    One of my favorite fragrances, I bought mine around 2011. It lasts all day long on me. Also....I could be wrong, but I don't really think of vetiver as a top note.....Bleu does have a big vetiver...
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    Re: Significant Other Overrules

    My boyfriend has pretty significant allergy issues with certain scents but I haven't figured out the pattern yet. Opium pour Homme makes him wheeze and his throat closes up. Thankfully I don't love...
  62. Re: Does anyone keep a fragrance in their collection that they hate?

    I have a sample vial of Le Male, that I will probably never wear again, but I haven't bothered to get rid of it.
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    Re: Am I fuming out the gym?

    I don't know the answer but Five O'clock is really strong in my opinion, and lasts for a long time. I definitely go lighter when I wear that one.
  64. Re: From my samples. Which one to wear to a reading ( With a women)

    I always wear something light when in a situation like that, since people will be stuck sitting close to me, I don't want to make someone uncomfortable or resentful.

    NIghtscape is great.
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    Re: Do you love cinnamon?

    Dzongkha has - in my opinion - a nice middle section of leather and cinnamon, about an hour after applying. At least, that's what it reminds me of.
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    Re: Perplexed by some reviews

    It's not unusual. People have different perceptions and different associations with fragrances. There are a few reviews in Perfumes: The Guide that I don't understand. In their review for Dior...
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    Re: Do you love cinnamon?

    Yes - I love cinnamon!

    L'Essence de Must de Cartier is really nice, it's more of a gingery grapefruit but I'm sure the cinnamon is contributing in there somewhere.
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    Re: What was your first Niche fragrance?

    Frank No. 2, but I was buying bpal a lot before that. Actually I got a decant of Frank No. 2 as an extra in a bpal swap, and liked it enough to get a bottle.
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    Re: Cacharel Nemo fan club

    I have a mini bottle - I like it.
  70. Re: What are your thoughts on Amouage Lyric Man?

    I prefer Lyric Woman between the two
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    Re: do you like the smell of patchouli?

    I love patchouli, love the complexity, I have worn it by itself (essential oil) many times since I was in high school. I think it has a calming and meditative effect, I wear it around the house just...
  72. Re: If you were going to a tropical resort for vaca which 3 colognes would you bring?

    Well....I sweat a lot, and especially in humid weather, I guess I tend to go for woodier scents or ones that stick around longer....otherwise I just sweat them right off.

    I was going to list...
  73. Re: If you were going to a tropical resort for vaca which 3 colognes would you bring?

    Egoiste
    Sarrasins
    CdG 2 Man
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    Thanks....good eye!
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    Re: Who is who on Basenotes: post a pic...!

    Here I am w/my favorite beverage.....Iced coffee! : )

    32327
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    Re: Anything better than 1 Million?

    Egoiste
    Chergui
    Habit Rouge
    Les Zazous maybe

    Try to get a sample of Dzongkha.....there's a leather and spice thing going on, but it's like the dry end of the spectrum (not sweet at all)
  77. Re: If Kouros was heavily marketed, who would you get to model it?

    The Governor from The Walking Dead

    (I like it too.....glad I have a bottle)
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    Re: The Night of the Living Bel Ami Vetiver

    Reminds me of sweet bonfire smoke - love it in cool weather
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    Re: NEW PARFUMS DE NICOLAI - New York Intense

    As one who was mouthing off about the reformulation - I have high hopes for this

    Reform. was truly disappointing, I bitterly regretted buying 30ml of the old formula rather than the bigger bottle...
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    Re: What to wear on first dates

    Something that you like a lot, that makes you feel comfortable in your own skin - which will be different for each person.

    For me it would be Chene or maybe Fille en Aiguilles. Both are...
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    Re: best summer vanillas

    I wear Snake Oil (Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab) in the summer, here's why........

    I sweat like crazy. If I wear something like Eau Duelle in hot weather, I just sweat it all off pretty quickly.
    ...
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    Re: Next fragrances you plan on purchasing?

    I've been thinking about these a lot:

    Esprit du Tigre
    Ca Sent Beau
    Nightscape
    Timbuktu
    ......and Yohji Homme
  83. Re: I have a fragrance per season EXCEPT Spring. Help!

    Eau de Campagne - Sisley
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    I've tried so many incense scents, after a while they start to become.......kind of similar and boring? I guess for straight-up incense I like Heeley Cardinal the best.

    But I would say Juozas...
  85. Re: Does Shalimar have something to do with Habit Rouge?

    I get the similarities.......

    Actually I think grandpa or grandma Jicky passed down some genes to both of them
  86. Re: Best high quality citrus/summer fragrance for me?

    FWIW, Orange Sanguine actually lasts a long time on me. I was surprised, because so many reviewers said that it doesn't last very long.
  87. Re: Starting a Gang - Louisville, Kentucky, USA

    I'm in Cincinnati too, lol
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    Re: Chanel no.5 extrait vintage from ebay

    Somewhere I read (L. Turin and T. Sanchez, I think...) that Chanel has done a really good job of preserving the quality of their fragrances, despite restrictions. They compared old and new No. 5...
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    Re: Have you ever thrown bottles away?

    No....I hoard them
  90. Re: What is the most melancholy fragrance you can think of?

    Iris Silver Mist
    Or Black
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    Re: Two picks from Serge Lutens

    Fille en Aiguielle or Chene.....Serge Noir if you want something challenging but rewarding

    probably my favorite house, but I don't like Arabie that much

    But even the ones I don't like are fun...
  92. Re: Which niche fragrances would you give 10/10 for sillage/projection?

    Frank Los Angeles No. 2

    My bottle is 5 or 6 yrs old, I don't know if they've changed the formula or not....they did change the bottle itself
  93. Re: Summer suggestions for lover of original Polo?

    Fou d`Absinthe by L`Artisan Parfumeur.........pretty close to what you're looking for I would think

    also maybe try Philosykos by Diptyque, fresh, green, leafy....great for hot/humid weather. I've...
  94. Re: I'm Loving Luten's Chene...... It's Going Onto The Bottle Worthy List

    Yes! That is a great description.....I get the same feeling, I think
  95. Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Yes.......Bel Ami Vetiver. Wow!
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    I ordered some 1.5 ml decants:
    Bel Ami
    Bel Ami vintage
    Bel Ami Vetiver
    Vetiver Extraordinaire

    .....just to do some compare & contrast
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    It is fun to scroll through this thread....

    I just ordered Dzongkha. : )
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    Jo Malone Amber & Lavender
  99. Re: niche fragrances made for women but can easily by worn by men

    I've worn Memoir Woman, from a sample, and I'm a guy. I wore it to an outdoor concert. Did I wear it or did it wear me? It is really strong.....almost too strong for me to pull it off.....but I...
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    Re: Your holy grail of designer scents.

    Egoiste!

    Dior Homme, even though I don't wear it that much

    and........go ahead and laugh, but.......CK One Summer! What can I say, it's a guilty pleasure and I wear it a lot.

    Maybe Habit...
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