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    Re: Une Fleur de Cassie and Cassie / Mimosa

    I don't think it smells similar, but I do think it evokes similar feelings and sensations, if that makes sense. At least as the current Cuir de Russie, the vintage stuff is far more animalic and...
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    Sticky: Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    Well, I am a woman and my vote is on Kouros, Jubilation XXV and Habit Rouge.
  3. Re: Sarrasins layered with Ubar. Any thoughts?

    True, but Ubar has a prominent Jasmine note...
  4. Re: Answer These Personality Questions and I'll Recommend a Fragrance for You

    Part 1.

    1. 34
    2. Female
    3. Right inbetween, a hair closer the extrovert (ENFP on the Myers Briggs test)
    4.I like to be unique (Leo rising :))
    5.I am organized, not caeful but not exactly...
  5. Sarrasins layered with Ubar. Any thoughts?

    Hello,

    I rarely ever layer, but I accidentaly just did so with SL Sarassins and Amouage Ubar. I was surprised by the result. Any thoughts on the combination? Thanks!
  6. Re: Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille??? Any thoughts about this fragrance???

    Macillef Notee Vanille and Jaliane Vanilla.
  7. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    I already have Woman and I agree, it is an AMAZING and very unique scent. I have only two green(ish) fragrances, Guerlain's Vetiver Pour Elle and OJ's Woman, and I love them very much. I also have...
  8. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    I've just put on Cristalle from a sample I got, and I am sorry to say I do not like it much at all on me. It is rather cold and sharp to my nose (icy, as you said :)), biggest on lemon and then some...
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    Re: Anyone tried Tauer's Vetiver Dance?

    i've ordered from LuckyScent a sample, I am really curious about it now :)!
  10. Re: Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille??? Any thoughts about this fragrance???

    I am sure you have decided by now :), but I for one did not like much SDV (in a boozy vanilla category I prefer Note Vanillee by Macillef, sadly discontinued), but I really like Un Bois Vanille. It...
  11. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Thank you for the recommendations! I did order this morning Mazzolari's Vetiver from Luckyscent, as it seems to have the same notes prominent as Vetiver Pour Elle, and based on descriptions it should...
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    Anyone tried Tauer's Vetiver Dance?

    Hello Everyone,

    I am currently in search of some great, feminine vetiver fragrances (fell in love with Vetiver Pour Elle, so now I want more), and I came across Tauer's Vetiver Dance, which seem...
  13. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Well, I ordered Tiare, as it seems to be the best match to Vetiver Pour Elle, in terms of having both a soft, flowery quality to it and yet containing vetiver. We will see. And, my samples should...
  14. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Thank you all for the suggestions! I have looked at ALL of them and I am still thinking... have ordered Castana (has anyone tried it?), out of curiosity and because of the notes... I have ordered...
  15. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Thank you for the suggestion! I looked it up and I am very curious, will have to order it from their website! Is it really similar to Vetiver Pour Elle? I could not find ANY info on this perfume,...
  16. Re: Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Thank you, Cacio! You probably do not remember, but I set out in February to create a perfume collection and you gave me several advises, and now I have over 50 perfumes in my collection and samples...
  17. Pefume similar to Guerlain Vetiver Pour Elle?

    Hello,

    I recently fell in love with Guerlain"s Vetiver Pour Elle. I usually do not like green fragrances but this one is just gorgeous. Any recommendations for other fresh perfumes similar to it?
  18. Looking for a perfume or cologne similar to Halston Z14, both masculine and feminine

    Hello Guys,

    A friend of mine loves Halston Z14 and I would like to get him a perfume or cologne that smells similar (price does not matter). Also, if any of you had a suggestion for a feminine...
  19. Re: Any info on Michael Edwards : Fragrances of the World 2011 Guidebook

    So JaimeB, maybe you can tell me what resembles Elizabeth Taylor's Diamonds and Sapphires? Because it is not as popular as her White Dimoands, nobody has any info on it and I have been looking for a...
  20. Fragrances wich belong to the Edwards created Soft Oriental family?

    Hello,

    I am trying to find a list of perfumes that belong to the Soft Oriental family, as it was created by Edwards. Even if you only know a couple, please share :). Thank you!
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    Re: Define green fragrances

    The Edwards wheel calls many vetivers Woods (when they are paired with aromatic woodsy notes). And Vetiver Pour Elle is not really a green fragrance, even though it has vetiver in it. So, sometimes...
  22. Re: Could anyone suggest an excellent woody Oriental? (Desperate)

    To my mind, Amouage Homage Attar is one of the best Woody Orientals out there. It is a Woody Oriental, right? Some people list it as a Floral, but it is way stonger than a floral, has a sandalwood...
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    Re: Define green fragrances

    Edwards lists Angelique Noire as an Oriental. But, I do think it would be very interesting on a man :)!
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    Re: Amouage Crystal Gold vs Gold Cologne

    Hi Silk, do you know anything about the Amouage Crystral & Gold for women EDT? Versus Amouage Gold? Both are in the old gold plated bottle, I was just wondering about the difference.
  25. Re: The Floral Aldehydes ~ Is there an expert in the house?

    Indeed, but most people don't have their pic shown here and it is very difficult to assign scents to them without seeing their eyes and face (at least I could not do it, I don't think). However, I...
  26. Re: The Floral Aldehydes ~ Is there an expert in the house?

    Thank you Hillaire! I love Gold and I want to buy a vintage perfume that is similar, but I only want to buy one as I already have too many perfumes :), so I wanted to get some information on them (I...
  27. Re: The Floral Aldehydes ~ Is there an expert in the house?

    Thank you for all this wondeful insight! How does Nina compare to Arpege and Arpege to Madame Rochas (all these thee to each other), and maybe to Amouage Gold? Thank you !
  28. Re: The Floral Aldehydes ~ Is there an expert in the house?

    Thank you for all this wondeful insight! How does Nina compare to Arpege and Arpege to Madame Rochas (all these thee to each other), and maybe to Amouage Gold? Thank you ;)!
  29. Re: First by Van Cleef & Arpels and Amouage Gold

    Thank you so much for the suggestions! I will have to try these :)!
  30. First by Van Cleef & Arpels and Amouage Gold

    I am spending the weekend with happiness inducing activities, like comparing various perfumes on my wrists :). To me, First and Gold smell very similar after about 10 minutes; not identical, no, as...
  31. Re: Balenciaga Le Dix and Guerlain Apres L'Ondee

    True, Le Dix is more violet-based versus the iris, yet I still find similarities. They are not identical by all means, only resembling each other... I have heard many times before the L'Heure Bleu...
  32. Balenciaga Le Dix and Guerlain Apres L'Ondee

    Hello everyone,

    I just receiced my sample for Balenciaga Le Dix EDT and Apres L'Ondee vintage parfum (which I adore), and I was utterly shocked by the fact that to me, Le Dix very much smells like...
  33. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    Although I changed my mind about AR completely (See my edit on top), thank you for recommending 1270, because I tried it and I love it, too ;)!
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    Re: Iris Silver Mist, Iris Poudre, others

    Somebody is selling a full bottle of Iris Silver Mist on Ebay right now.
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    Re: Jubilation XXV vs Lyric Man

    Bad longivity? For Homage Attar (for example)? That thing lasts ALL day!
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    Re: Alternatives to Iris Poudre by Malle

    Iris Silver Mist smells precisely like carrot juice :).
  37. New Narcisse Noir EDT vs vintage 50s Narcisse Noir pure parfum by Caron

    So, I received my much anticipated unopened bottle of 1950s vintage Narcisse Noir and promptly put it on my wrist. Then, I realized I had a sample of the new EDT and it would be great to compare...
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    Re: Jubilation XXV vs Lyric Man

    Oh, and I forgot to say, you HAVE to try Homage Attar! Roses as well, like Lyric Man, but FAR more "manly", which is a bit strange as I do think it is a unisex scent (unlike Gold Man and Jubilation...
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    Re: Jubilation XXV vs Lyric Man

    From a female perspectice: I am wearing Lyric Man right now just to try it, and I think it is lovely but not nearly as knee weakening as Jubilation XXV and Gold Man. Both of those are very masculine...
  40. Re: Looking for opinions on Ambre Narguile by Hermes

    So far the only amber I love. I think it would be very attractive on a man, and women can wear it as well. The incense is unusually soft, the amber is very well blended, the honey is not overly...
  41. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    I don't think I have extremely specific categorizations for scents, for example, I mentioned that Homage Attar is a scent I could both see on a man and a woman and on various types of men and women...
  42. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    No, I don't find AR feminine either, I just don't find it particularly masculine and as a woman I guess I prefer masculine scents on men (like Kouros, for example, which i adore, even though it also...
  43. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I checked out Puredistance 1, how very intriguing! I did order a sample. Will report on it :).
  44. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Yes, I got the same vibe for Jub 25, in reference to Chanel. That is why I called it old-lady scent, which is of course too simplistic and general but it summed up why I was intsantly turned off by...
  45. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    :). Okay. I concur. I guess we can call it a boxers-dropper. So any suggestions for a scent or scents :)?
  46. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I considerd it , but I am a bit scared of the leather and citrus combo ... seems ultra masculine to me... maybe I should get a sample of this as well, now that you mention it!
  47. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Hi! Yes, I liked the decriptions and the notes in it and in fact it is one of two Chanels I ordered a sample for :). The other one is Bois de Isles. Will report on them when they arrive.
  48. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    I think there are three reasons why I am disappointed with AR. One, I like the opening so much that when it starts to change, it is hard for me to let go of my attachment, so to speak, and just go...
  49. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Yes, after your recommendations I got a sample of Rose Oud, Dangerous L and Beyond Love, along with Incense Oud. Samples are arriving, hopefully :). Do you have any experience with Roje Dove scents?
  50. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    So I tried Jubilation 25 and did not like it much, it seemrd to me a well balanced version of an od lady scent with lots of patchouli. I am still waiting for the Malle samples and Amouage's Epic and...
  51. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I ordered a sample for the 1725 Casanova... I usually do not like lavender and licorise, but we will see. I am now curious. thanks :)! Any suggestions for a floral maybe?
  52. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Hello Cacio, I ordered a sample for Noir de Noir and also three from the Parfumd de Rosine line with all the rose scents. I tried several amber frags in the course of the past couple of days, and I...
  53. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    You know, I admire your desciption of this. I got a bottle and I love the opening, yet cannot strand the drydown - I smell honey! And I did not care for the middle either, the experience was just too...
  54. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    Thank you, I've just ordered two samples :)!
  55. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    Merely, you are funny ;). Here is the weird thing: I do not detect tea at all in Ambre Russe! I know I suppose to, but I cannot. And for an additional twist, I am a gal who has never been drunk (not...
  56. Re: My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    Are you aware of any scent that smells similar to Ambre Russe's top notes, but all the way, not just the first couple of minutes? I really love the opening, but not the aftermath.
  57. Re: Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    Thank you for your insighful comments! I DID get Angelique Noir samples :). I did not mention it, but I ordered several samples mentioned here - Eau Lente, Shalimar, Un Fleur de Cassie, Tea for Two, ...
  58. My brief affair with Ambre Russe - that drydown, damn it!

    Hello,

    So I got my bottle of Ambre Russe on Friday, and it was the last time I bought a bottle of anything without sampling it first, I swear :). The first couple of seconds seemed glorious and I...
  59. Re: Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    Thank you for the tip, I ordered a sample of Bois to try :)! Could you elaborate on "I don't see it personally"? I would love to know your take on the differences (and why maybe some other see a...
  60. Re: Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    I ordered a sample of it, thanks :)! It sounds very inetersting, and I love Tauer's Une Rose Vermeille. My most girlie scent probably.
  61. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Invasion Barbare, wow! I just read about it on Luckyscent, how very intersting! Wish they offered a sample of it! I gues it is not too masculine then? Meaning, I could wear it as well?
  62. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Yes, Homage is amazing. If I had to pick one scent at this point it woud be it. But I am so promiscuous with scents now as teenage girls want to be with boys when they reach puberty :)! Fragrances...
  63. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Black Orchid or Noir de Noir? I am only willing to get one Tom Ford :). I looked into them but I am still not clear on the difference, in terms of how they come across on some one.
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    I imagine Arabie to be a warm, embracing, gourmand, full of spice and full of love perfume, passionate and exotic and inviting. Is that a wrong assumption? And how does it compare to El Attaire,...
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    Why don't you like Arabie?
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    Forgot to say, I think Kouros is VERY sexy on men. I wish more of them used it :(. One of my favorite scents on them!
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    I definitely like it! I love your descriptions :). What about Ambre Sultan? Too masculine/spicey? I ordered Ambre Russe and also Ambre Fetiche, not sure about Ambre Sultan, though. And I am flirting...
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    I am trying to find fragrances that I might like, not nessesarily similar to Oud 27, which I love to wear, but not your typical female flowery stuff but a bit more intriguing, powerful, and sexual...
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    Re: Oud 27 on a woman

    Okay. Click on my name (perszona) to see my pic and tell me if I qualify :).
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    Oud 27 on a woman

    I was wondering what you guys thought (or would think) of Oud 27 on a woman...
  71. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Well, I am very excited about receiving it. APLS, that is :). I tried APOM Femme but to me it was not exciting enough; however, APLS seems more like something I would enjoy. I meant to ask, (and this...
  72. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I ordered yesterday APLS, how does it compare to MR? I understand you like APLS more because it is a truer musc... any other thoughts?
  73. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    You know, there are two scents by Malle I cannot get any sense from descriptions: Le Perfume Therese and Une Fleur de Cassie. The latter suppose to be very opulent and 30s -like, big flowery scent...
  74. Re: Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    Mr. reasonable, I am actually very intrigued now by Une fleur de Cassie, thank you for mentioning it :)!
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    Re: Une Fleur de Cassie and Cassie / Mimosa

    Diamondflame, I know you also like Le Perfume de Therese. Would you please compare its effect to that of Cassies's? And if you are up to it, throw Portrait of a Lady in as well :)...
  76. Re: Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    Hello Volley, thanks! Would you please explain why you think I would enjoy these, based on my love of Angelique Encens?
  77. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    So I a have been researching Malle's frags, since I like Carnal Flower so much... these are my finalists (not counting Carnal Flower). It would be wonderful if I could get some advise on these!
    ...
  78. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I guess I am just a bit worried about it because it suppose to be similar to Mitsouko which I realy do not like... why don you think it has the elemnts I am looking for? Also, some people mentioned...
  79. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    All the guys seem to love Black Orchid. I never tried it, but it really comes up a lot among men. Why is that so? And any more niche fragrances that are similar?
  80. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thanks :)! Very thoughtful reply! Carnal Flower is currently my favorite scent after Homage Attar, so I see no point in getting Beyond Love, then (you say they are similar but CF is more sensuous and...
  81. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    I just ordered Myrrh Ardente. I would love to know how it differs in effect from La Myrrhe from SL?
  82. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thanks :)! Funny, someone just suggested I try Malle Fleur De Cassie as a replacement for my beloved Anqelique Encens... any thoughts on that? Are they really similar? And have you tried Lyric Woman...
  83. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Hell Dorje123... why have you excluded Straight to Heaven? Somebody suggested that to me so I am just curious. Also, any thoughts on which of the Kilian's I might like more? Or if that is too...
  84. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Mdtroyer, I tried Bal a Versailles and I just don't get that perfume. On me, it seems bitter and nonpleasant at all. I tried the modern parfume version and also a vintage EDT :(.
  85. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    And I have now three options for Kilian: Beyond Love, Incense Oud and Rose Oud. Would love to hear what people think of these!
  86. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Dollars&Scents, I just ordered Ambre Russe yesterday :). Thanks! How does Ambre Russe, Amber Sultan and Ambre Fetiche compare?
  87. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Cacio, thanks. I looked into all those 3, MR and MKK and Absolue and from what I read, I felt I would probably like Absolue the most. As for aldehydes, I am not entirely certain it is the aldehydes...
  88. Replacement for Creed Angelique Encens... something that smells just as great and similar...

    Hello,

    I am looking for a replacement for my beloved Creed Angelique Encens. Something that smells just as grand and sensual, similar for sure but not nessessarily identical. I prefer niche...
  89. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Moore, Thank you. Why Amouage Gold Men and not the Women version? What is the difference? Also, I decided I will get either Lyric Woman or Epic Woman but I cannot decide :(. Any suggestions? I read...
  90. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Cacio, thank for the reply! I tried Fracas and did not care for it, I wanted to like it because it so seemed something I would like but I found it rather annoying (not realy disturbing, but slightly...
  91. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Postumo, how interesting. When I was 16, I went to a perfume salon and spent two hours there because I wanted to find my first signature perfume (well, my first perfume, period). I chose Lou Lou :)....
  92. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thanks, Ken_Russell... I read Jasmin Noir is similar to Tom Ford's Black Orchid, would you agree?
  93. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thank you, Moore. How does Incense Oud compares to Back to Black? Everybody seems to love that one, yet this is the first time I heard about Incense Oud. I checked it out and it seems very exciting!
  94. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Would you prefer Myrrh Ardente to Serge Lutens La Myrrh? Also, I just ordered Annick Goutals' Ambre Fetiche, I was wondering what you (and others) thought of it, in context of my preferences...
  95. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thank you, Jack Hunter! This scent is so new I could not fine any review on it... :(
  96. Re: A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Thank you guys for the recommendations! It would be very helpful if someone could point out to me what is a common denominator between the perfumes I listed as my likes, because to me, they seem...
  97. A scent that is intriguing, comforting, sexy, classy, bold and enchanting, all in one!

    Hello Gentlemen,

    I need your help . I just discovered the power of scents, so to speak, and I am in search of my perfect perfume or perfumes, by which I mean scents that not only have the desired...
  98. In search of my perfect/signature scents. I want to enchant, comfort, intrigue, and (maybe) seduce!

    Hello Gentlemen,

    I need your help :). I just discovered the power of scents, so to speak, and I am in search of my perfect perfume or perfumes, by which I mean scents that not only have the...
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