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  1. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    Sad to report that this goes for me too. I scored a sample last weekend (they didn't have FB stock). I've been laid low with a virus pretty much ever since but the brief samples/wearings I gave it...
  2. Re: The greatest fragrance for men ever released (so far)

    Beat me to it! No way can this conversation take place without this boy getting a mention.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th April 2015

    AdP Colonia Leather
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    Re: Creed Boutique in Milan.

    You'd recommend the AdP store then? A visit to this and/or their Paris boutique is definitely on my to-do list.
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    Re: Creed Boutique in Milan.

    How bizarre. I wasn't aware of the existence of this store either. This isn't the only strange occurence with relation to Creed boutiques just recently though; they were rumoured last year to be...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    Creed Vetiver
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Foglie di Basilico - tracked down a batch of original samples after a long search!

    I also have Mugler Ultra Zest on order for collection tomorrow.
  8. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    Looking forward to hearing your thoughts!
  9. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    I'll be in London at the weekend & will be on the lookout for it.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Dior Homme Eau.
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    Re: Ambra by Acqua di Parma

    Agreed. I'll be on the lookout for this in London at the end of the week, although I'm not sure if it's available quite yet.
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Ultra Zest (new for 2015)

    I agree that was pretty bad. Almost as bad as the juice...!
  13. Re: How often do you wear the same scent two or more days in a row? Which scents are they?

    I'll hold my hands up to this. But only because someone else went first....! :grin:



    This would be another example. Also when travelling, I might only take one scent with me.

    Overall, I'd...
  14. Poll: Re: Colonia Assoluta vs. Colonia Essenza: Which is more masculine?

    Nothing between them for me on this criteria. As a fragrance I much prefer Assoluta though.
  15. Re: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa Oud v's Acqua Di Parma Colonia Oud

    I was under the impression that it was a re-branding only, that the juice was the same. As I own the original, I'll make a point of sampling the newer variant when I get the chance.
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    Re: What has happened!!

    Agreed! Round of applause :laugh:
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    I'll certainly give it a try, but someone earlier in this thread stated with some certainty that this would be a US only release. I have no reason to disbelieve this - I know that certain Creed...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    I honestly can't see why they wouldn't, but it seems to me like they have a bit of a downer on the UK for whatever reason. Which is strange considering that it's the country from which they claim to...
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    Re: Amouage travel sprays

    I have one of those too. As 'free' gifts go, I thought it was pretty high quality.

    Can't comment on the Amouage. The presentation does look nice, though.
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    Re: Creed Santal Imperial for $50 - worth it?

    If it's any help, out of the 4 or 5 vaulted Creed's I found in stores on a trip last summer, this is the one I most regret not purchasing. And that was at retail price.
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    Re: If you could start over?

    If I could start over again, I'd do my best to work by the mantra 'Quality over quantity'. Perfume collecting isn't the only area of my life that, with hindsight, might've benefitted from such...
  22. Re: NEW: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra (Ingredient collection)

    Of the two notes causing the confusion, I personally would've thought that 'amber' would be a better fit for this line - an amber-tinted Colonia could be very good IMO. Either way I look forward to...
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    Re: Worth every penny

    Given that I like to avoid paying full retail price where I can, Acqua di Parma Colonia Leather, and Creed's Millesime 1849 & Royal Scottish Lavender are three relatively expensive scents for which I...
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    Re: What do you think of Gucci Pour Homme?

    It's good. I probably prefer GPH2 though.
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    Re: Officlal TF atomiser

    I got one from Selfridges. This was a good while ago though (2011), and I was told that it was a limited promotion at the time.
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    Re: TK Maxx new stock

    Yes I was shocked too, and had been meaning to post about it on here! The selection there has been absolutely appalling for the most part for at least the past three years or so, and on the rare...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    Actually I've had a Paris trip on the backburner for some time, so that could be an option.

    I'm just as likely to make to the US though, but this would only be any good if it hangs around for a...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th March 2015

    Today I've worn Forest Walk by Sonoma Scent Studio, possibly for the last time - I more or less finished up what I have of it today. A very good fragrance that I've enjoyed a lot and that has...
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    Re: Creed Windsor coming soon

    This was virtually identical to my reaction when I first received a (very expensive....obviously!) decant last year. I've never got over it. So much so that I'll refuse to believe that what I have is...
  30. Poll: Re: Which Acqua Di Parma blu mediterraneo do you like?

    The line in general is far inferior to the AdP main line, that said I find all of these reasonably pleasant. The only AdP fragrance I have ever disliked is Cipresso Toscana (discontinued from this...
  31. Re: Do discontinued fragrances, no matter how "good or bad," automatically result in price increases

    Not automatically.....but it doesn't take much to set the hype in motion!
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    Re: Help me pick my next Creed

    To the OP: have you considered extending your choice to the discontinued edt's? They are impossible to find retail over here (the UK), but on a trip to the US and Canada in summer 2014 I observed...
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    Re: Aventus 30ml Box Authentic?

    I would also be surprised to hear of fakes in the smaller size.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    It'll be well looked after, JC! Many :dankk2:
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    Re: Byredo - Help me with the line

    I own small quantities of Sunday Cologne and Mister Marvellous, along with a couple of samples from the line. My overall impression, of those that i've tried, is that they're pleasant without being...
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    Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Many years ago I collected vinyl records (and associated memorabilia) quite obsessively, but I sold off 95% of my collection in the mid 90's, which is a real regret (at trade prices too - what a...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    A partially used bottle of Creed Royal English Leather. While I would always usually prefer full bottles, in the case of rarities like this, beggars cannot always be choosers...! ;)
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    Re: Your top lavender fragrances

    I definitely enjoy RSL, and would rank it significantly ahead of Aberdeen Lavendar.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Double post
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Creed Royal English Leather
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 17th January 2015

    Creed Vetiver
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    Re: New Fragrance: Tom Ford Noir Extreme

    Will certainly be trying this.
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    Re: SotD Friday, January 16, 2015

    Aventus
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    Re: Your "biggest regret" purchase?

    A very expensive decant of Creed Windsor which I'm not certain is genuine.

    No more decants for me.....!
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    Re: Flashback-inducing frags

    Ralph Lauren Polo & Safari and a few others still take me back to the 90's, when I first wore fragrance. Paul Smith London and L'eau Bleue d'Issey do like wise to some special times in the mid 00's. ...
  46. Re: My CREED Vintage Tabarome flacon search...the lengthy windup!

    I had a strong feeling from reading your first post at the head of this page, Boss, that this would turn out to be vintage. Congrats! Your collection must be coming along a treat...!
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    Re: Royal Scottish Lavender, a few questions

    It can still be found in a few retail locations in North America, based on my trip in the summer. Impossible to find retail in the UK, just like the vast majority of the EDT line.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015

    New Haarlem - Bond No. 9
  49. Re: What were niche prices like in the 1970s/1980s?

    Great thread - keep the memories & thoughts coming guys!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 29, 2014

    Frapin 1270
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Tom Ford Extreme
  52. Re: What I'm Expecting, Giving, Or Receiving For Christmas, 2014 Edition

    No juice actually - I have enough! - but I know I'll be receiving one of Acqua di Parma's new limited edition Murano scented candles. Looking forward to that :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    The mighty TV for me also!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    V&R Antidote
  55. Re: Name 5 Limited Edition/Vaulted CREEDs you'd like to see available at a future Atomizer Promotion

    I would simply like to see the atomiser/vaulted fragrance events actually run in the UK, irrespective of the scents involved! As far as I'm aware we don't get either over here.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Gucci Pour Homme
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    Not certain yet, but this is a definite contender!
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Royal Scottish Lavender
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    Re: Café Rose vs Noir de Noir

    I like & respect NdN, but find Cafe Rose, while probably the inferior composition, slightly more wearable as a male.
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    Re: SotD: Monday, December 15, 2014.

    Burberry London
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    Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino, discuss

    I like it & am wearing it today actually. Unlike many though, I have issues with it's longevity. That isn't uncommon for this type of scent, but many actually praise NP in this regard. Fantasic...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, December 13, 2014

    Neroli Portofino, complemented by the shower gel & body scrub!
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    Re: Very strange level of service

    I suffered a similarly shocking incident of "customer service" in House of Fraser today. It wasn't actually fragrance related, though. Hope you get sorted...!

    Edit - actually, come to think of it...
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    Re: Creed fragrances

    Millesime 1849 is not a dissimilar story. I recall talk on here of there only being 'a few bottles left' about two years ago....!
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    Re: What is your favorite Creed and why?!

    Of those I own or have tried, I'd probably give the nod to Millesime 1849, closely followed by Royal Scottish Lavender. I was so underwhelmed by the decant I recently acquired of Windsor that I've...
  66. Poll: Re: Prada Amber Pour Homme Intense vs La Nuit de L'Homme.

    I prefer the Prada. Despite owning both I can't claim much love for the YSL.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille vs. Tuscan Leather

    Own both but much prefer Tobacco Vanille.
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    Re: Neroli Portofino OR Mandarino Di Amalfi

    Without a doubt, Neroli Portofino. Not even close for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    Chanel Cuir de Russie
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Burberry London
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    Re: By Kilian travel Spray Atomizers

    The quality is very good. Personally, I just chose the wrong fragrance when I bought mine so it's had little use so far...! The travel sets are genuinely lovely items though.
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    Re: Favortie Bond no.9?

    Just catching sight of the title of this thread, combined with the time of year/low temperature, has reminded me that it's time to dig NEW HARLEM out from the back of my wardrobe again.....! ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 8, 2014

    Amber Absolute
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    Re: SOTD:Saturday, December 6, 2014

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
  75. Re: the most creamy of the houses: amouage, creed, chanel and tom ford.

    OP: did you mean which is the most creamy fragrance from each of the listed houses? That was how I first interpreted your question, but it appears few others took it that way...! ;)
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    Re: Did Ralph Lauren really just do oud?

    My thoughts too.
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    Re: Creed Aventus- where to get in the UK?

    I seem to recall one of the department stores (might have been John Lewis but I'm not certain) offering 15% off fragrances as a special promotion. With that kind of discount, I don't think you'd be...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, Decemberr 4, 2014

    L'eau Bleue d'Issey
  79. Poll: Re: Definitive Poll: TFPB Tobacco Vanille vs. SL Chergui?

    If the poll hadn't closed, my casting vote would've gone to Tobacco Vanille!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November22, 2014

    Armani Code (from a sample)
  81. Re: Creed - Neiman Marcus "Refill" Event - November 22

    I don't think that'd have worked anyway - aren't they limiting the choice to 6 scents?
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    Re: Your first love...

    Polo as a 16 year old.

    Paul Smith London years later when the hobby kicked in.
  83. Re: Creed Royal Oud 120 ml (4 oz.) boutique in France

    Something doesn't look right about those prices to me.....
  84. Re: What is the best smelling fragrance from Ralph Lauren's "Polo" line?

    The 'original' family - Polo (Green), Polo Crest and Polo Modern Reserve are streets ahead of any other colour I might care to mention!
  85. Re: Issey Miyake Bleue: I now no longer care what people will think

    Was mine for a while too pre-hobby, around 2005-2006 time. Happy times. It's one of the few bottles in my collection that has a significant hole in it (ie, is probably around 50% full).
  86. Re: Issey Miyake Bleue: I now no longer care what people will think

    Go for it. A great and unique fragrance. Definitely a special one to me.
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    Re: Scents you'd love to see re-released/made

    I wonder if there's any chance we might get a new take on this for the 40th anniversary in 2018?! Would be one to look forward to in a big way for me....!
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    Re: Montale Intense Cafe... Discuss

    Now you ask, I can't remember specifically what I was told.....! Might've been Fortnums. I'm pretty sure it was discussed on here so do a bit of digging and I'm sure you'll turn something up.
  89. Re: Four Flankers, Choosing Two (Allure Homme & A*Men Line)

    Of those I'm familiar with, I prefer Pure Havane to Pure Malt.
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    Re: Montale Intense Cafe... Discuss

    This is my only Montale to date. I picked it up on a trip to Canada this summer......not realising that the house had also just landed in the UK! (it was previously unavailable here).



    You...
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    Re: Favorite fragrance house.

    My biggest attachment is to Acqua di Parma. Not claiming them to be the greatest, just my personal favourite.
  92. Re: Did anyone collect fragrances before they even knew it was a thing?

    Shortly after I first 'discovered' fragrances in my mid-late teens, I would have around half a dozen or so bottles at a time. This was strictly as a 'user' though. The collecting, along with a much...
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    Re: Your Collection.

    Hednic, you'll be hitting 2000 very soon I would imagine - I'd be very interested in which bottle that magic number will be when it happens...! Will you keep us informed?

    Honourable mention to...
  94. Re: Lancome Balafre EDP 75 ml - when it was launched?

    It's been available at least a couple of years as far as I recall - I purchased my bottle in 2013 and it had already been on my radar a while at that time.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Vetiver 1948
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    Re: Creed Bespoke Fragrance

    As much as I'd love the experience, it'd need a couple of lottery wins first.....!
  97. Poll: Re: Frag battle: YSL L'homme VS Gucci Pour homme II

    L'homme is good. GPH2 is superb.
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    Re: Today I bought: November 2014

    Creed Vetiver 1948
    Creed Aventus
    Yardley Chrome
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Creed Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Millesime 1849 - Creed
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