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    Re: Patchouli-based fragrances

    Parfum d'Habit by Maître Parfumeur & Gantier, Nombril Immense by Etat Libre d'Orange, Voleur De Roses by l'Artisan Parfumeur and Borneo 1834 by Serge Lutens are my favourite patchouly-based scents.
  2. Thread: The Top 5's

    by apekrul
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    Re: The Top 5's

    It has been quite a while since I posted something but this seems fun enough to give it a go.

    Top 5 of this moment - will probably be different next week


    Creed - Baie de Genièvre
    Miller...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 1 Oct 08

    Etat Libre d'Orange - Je Suis Un Homme
  4. Re: From the following houses, which MUST be tried??

    Lorenzo Villoresi: Musk, Garofano, Vetiver

    Etat Libre d'Orange: Jasmin et Cigarette, Putain des Palaces

    Serge Lutens: Miel de Bois, Fumerie Turque
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    Re: I'm down on Lorenzo Villoresi's stuff

    I love -and therefore own- Vetiver, Musk, Garofano and Piper Nigrum and when applied sporadically ánd lightly, I don't think I'll get tired of them, ever. The thing that strikes and appeals to me the...
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    Re: Complex fragrnce you have come across

    The most complex one in my humble collection must be Piper Nigrum: starting with a blast of pepper, mellowing down to a gorgeous Tiger Balm-y scent and finally drying down to a wonderful sandalwood :o
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    Re: SotD, Monday 8 October

    Paco Rabanne - Ténéré
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    Re: SotD - Friday 28 Sept 07

    l'Artisan Parfumeur - Voleur des Roses
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27 Sept. 07

    Creed - Royal English Leather
  10. Re: what fragrance have you applied and later noticed its awesomeness?

    I have this experience everytime I wear Parfum d'Habit: a real stinker at the start but when it has mellowed down after about 2-3 hours, it's pure patchouly heaven :o
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 26th Sept. 07

    Creed - Royal English Leather
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 25th Sept. 07

    Geo. F. Trumpers - Spanish Leather Cologne
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    Re: SotD - Monday 24th Sept.

    Geo. F. Trumpers - Spanish Leather Cologne
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 20th Sept.

    l'Artisan Parfumeur - Voleur de Roses
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 19th Sept.

    l'Artisan Parfumeur - Voleur de Roses
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    Re: hair style: out of bed

    Hi there! (Hoi Noorderbuur ;))

    I've been using Murray's Pomade for about a year now and I don't think I'm going to use anything else for the rest of my life!

    I have Murray's Original and...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 18th Sept.

    Diesel - Green
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    Re: SotD - Monday 17th Sept.

    Diesel - Green
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 13th Sept.

    Creed - Original Vetiver
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    Re: SotD - Monday 10th Sept

    Amouage - Silver Cologne
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday 11th September

    Maître Parfumeur & Gantier - Parfum d'Habit
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 12th Sept.

    Maître Parfumeur & Gantier - Racine
  23. Re: Which one should I buy - Avignon or Messe de Minuit?

    I fend MdM the most wearable but Avignon is the pinnacle of incense. I wouldn't be able to choose... so you should indeed consider buying both :thumbsup:
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir - Where is it???

    It has been widely available since last week here in Belgium too. There's no way to try it though, as all stores seem to have only one or two bottles and no tester... :(
  25. Re: Strictly Leather (calling all Blue Oyster Cult fans!)

    Although they've all been mentioned, I'll rank my personal favourites:


    Creed - Royal English Leather (my number 1 fragrance, period)
    Knize - Knize Ten
    Serge Lutens - Cuir Mauresque
    Caron...
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    Re: Himalaya Bottle: Metal or Glass?

    Why not in the fridge? Mine have always been stored that way, as are lots of other Basenoters' collections :embarassed:
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 May

    Maître Parfumeur et Gantier - Jardin du Nil
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 22 May

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Musk
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    Re: Creed Selection

    My vote would go to Vétiver, Original Vetiver, Millésime Impérial and ofcourse Royal English Leather.

    The first one is pure class, the second one is very refreshing and uplifting, the third one is...
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    by apekrul
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    Re: Dior Jules - Have Any of You Homies Worn the Vintage?

    Can anyone tell me which one is the vintage bottle? The brownish or the clear one?
  31. Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Vetiver - what do you think about it?

    I agree that skin chemistry might be the culprit.

    I see in your wardrobe that you own (or tried?) quite a few Serge Lutens's and other nice things like Knize Ten, Musc Ravageur and Bois Du...
  32. Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Vetiver - what do you think about it?

    Are you serious :confused:

    I don't have the slightest problem with any of the LV's I have owned or tested: Musk, Uomo, Spezie, Piper Nigrum, Alamut, Yerbamate, Garofano, Vetiver... They all...
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    Re: rose poivree - alternatives?

    I also adore Rose Poivrée and I too agree that there's nothing that's worthy of replacing it. But you should try (it's discontinued) to sample Paco Rabanne's Ténéré for a remotely similar (but not as...
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    Re: LV for warm weather

    Perhaps Garofano? It might be a bit heavy at first but if you apply it lightly, you get a wonderful floral bouquet ;)
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    Re: What scents smell like talcum powder?

    Amouage's Gold Cologne.
  36. Thread: Your Top 15!

    by apekrul
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    Re: Your Top 15!

    I'm still not entirely sure about their places but none of them is going to move more than 2 places up or down :p


    Royal English Leather - Creed
    Tea For Two - l'Artisan Parfumeur
    ...
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    Re: my creed bottle is peeling

    The gold (paint?) is not peeling but it ís a bit chipped at some places of my bottle. I wouldn't bother too much about that since you can't really expect a solid gold bottle for that price :evil:
    ...
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    Re: A picture of your Royal English Leather?

    Thanks for the info!

    My color is more like this one (my router has broken down so not internetz at home to post my own bottle).

    I did a comparison yesterday between the last drop in my decant...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27 February

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: A picture of your Royal English Leather?

    Crap, mine is definately lighter and too me it smells more powdery than the decant I had.

    When did you buy this? Perhaps I should look for a newer or an older bottle.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24 February

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Vetiver.
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    A picture of your Royal English Leather?

    Hi guys,

    Is there anyone who owns a bottle of Creed's Royal English Leather and could post me a picture of it? I bought a bottle last week and it's not that I'm doubting it's authenticity but I...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 23 February

    Royal English Leather by Creed ... again.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22 February 2007

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: Basenoters love wristwatches!

    I really love those Panerais, but can someone tell me a little about their quality? As I'm considering buying a watch and I don't want to regret it after a few years :o
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    Re: which one to buy first?

    I got bored with M7 first so if your going to use it frequently, Vetiver is going to please you longer I think.
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    Re: a fresh leather scent?

    Very good suggestion, I like it too! And although it's not exactly lemon-freshness, it's certainly one of the most clean/soapy/just-showered frags I know.
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday 20 Feb 2007

    Santal Noble - MPG.
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    Re: Most overrated and underrated

    Except for Fumerie Turque, I find the entire Serge Lutens line a bit overrated. I do like the smell of Arabie, Vetiver Oriental, Chergui and the others, but I think they would be much more...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, February 18 2007

    Tabac Blonde - Caron.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 19 February

    Creed - Royal English Leather.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 16 February

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: have you reached the end of your search?

    Funny how this question arises at this moment, as I concluded just yesterday that I now own (and tested) everything I want. There is nothing left for me out there anymore, at least not at this...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 15 February

    Geo. F. Trumpers - Spanish Leather Cologne.
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    Re: Recent purchases

    I just returned from buying Creed's Royal English Leather as my decant has been used up far too quickly.
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    Re: SOTD wednesday 14 February Valentine's Day

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 13 February

    Méchant Loup - l'Artisan Parfumeur.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12 February

    Méchant Loup - l'Artisan Parfumeur.
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    Re: Musk Comparisons

    I'm surprised you like LV's that much when you're really in search of something utterly foul. But I admit I'm somewhere along the same line: I worship both LV's Musk and MKK although I find the both...
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    Re: What fragrance would Dario Argento use?

    Something 'evil' like Messe de Minuit or perhaps something foul like Kouros :)
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    Re: SOTD - Friday, 9 February 2007

    Musk by Lorenzo Villoresi, the greatest floral worn by a man!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8 February

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: The Most "Serge-like" non-Lutens...

    PG's Aomassi has indeed a very similar feeling! I hate it as much as I hate most of the SLs :D

    On the good side, Santal Noble by MPG is rich, warm and heavy like most SLs (at least to me).
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7 February

    Tea for Two - l'Artisan Parfumeur.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5 February

    MPG's Santal Noble.
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    Re: Tabac Blond...the recipe.Here it is !!!

    Although I would consider this to be a véry cold shower for us, perfume-lovers, I'm tempted to actually believe it. Perhaps 2$ is a bit exaggerated but I see how a batch of several hectoliters of...
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    Re: SOTD Friday, February 2

    Creed - Vétiver.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1 Feb 1

    Creed- Royal English Leather!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31 January

    Creed - Royal English Leather!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Scents

    It might take a little longer for the scent to develop from top- to basenotes but the chemical structure isn't going to change. So the perfume remains the same but it can appear a little bit...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, January 30

    Creed - Himalaya
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 29 January 2007

    Geo F Trumpers - Spanish Leather Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD - 27 January 2007 (Saturday)

    Jean-Paul Gaultier - Le Male.
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    Re: in search for the best floral scent for men?

    Although they're not classified as strictly for men, both Lorenzo Villoresi's Musk and Garofano score pretty high in my floral top x, as does Hammam Bouquet by Penhaligons.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday January 25th

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Musk.
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    Re: Can anyone recommend a really dry fragrance?

    Lorenzo Villoresi's Vetiver!!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday January 24, 2007

    Spanish Leather Cologne by Trumpers.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23 January

    Santal Noble - MPG.
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    Re: Taxes time. My wishlist shall get shorter :)

    Mine's fairly short at the moment:

    Creed's Royal English leather!
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    Re: - Shown the door -

    The last one was Creed's Tabarôme Millésime... it really wasn't me :(
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 January

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: is my Millesime Imperial fake or real?

    I wouldn't be too concerned with having no date on the back of your box. Only two of my five boxes is stamped and I'm 100% certain of their authenticity.
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    Re: Versus Uomo-versace

    Buy it, no doubt about it.

    It's still one of the best scents I know, ever.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19 January

    Original Vetiver - Creed.
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    Poll: Re: The Most Respected House (Male)

    If the question was 'most respected house for both sexes', I would choose l'Artisan. But from the male perspective, it must be YSL :)
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, January 18

    Royal English Leather (Creed) & Musk (Lorenzo Villoresi)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 17, 2007

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, January 16th

    Himalaya - Creed.
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    Tea for Two - l'Artisan Parfumeur
    Rose Poivrée - The Different Company
    Opium - YSL
    Santal Noble - Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
    Millésime Impérial - Creed
    Vétiver - Creed
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 14, 2007

    Bois du Portugal - Creed.
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    Re: SOTD January 15, 2007 (Monday)

    Santal Noble - Maître Parfumeur & Gantier.
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    Poll: Re: Same Scent Day: Experiment

    Perhaps you could make it possible to select multiple options? I selected D&G but I wouldn't mind following another selection.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, January 12 2007

    Royal English Leather - Creed.
  94. Re: Vetiver comparison: Creed vs. Guerlain vs. Extraordinaire

    Funny you say this, because I was just about to post that I find Vettiveru and Vetiver Extraordinaire very similar :beer:
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    Re: Fragrance of the day, Tuesday January 10

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Musk :bath:
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    Re: Millésime Impérial

    To me, MI is ten times better than Geir. But it's indeed not the longest lasting cologne I own :o
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    Re: New and in the market for recommendations

    Tabac Blond by Caron
    For Her by Narciso Rodriguez (go for the Eau de Parfum version)
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    Re: LV Piper Nigrum vs. LV Patchouli

    I've only tried Piper Nigrum and all I can say it that my appreciation grows everytime I wear it. It's one of the few scents about which I had to reconsider my initial impression. Give it enough time...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9 January

    Hammam Bouquet by Penhaligon's
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8 January

    Creed - Original Vetiver.
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