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  1. Thread: Roja Dove ?

    by pelle
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    Re: Roja Dove ?

    The non-homme for me.

    Vetiver is nice too, as is Diaghilev (but the latter is pretty hard for me to wear).
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    Re: Need some violet/violet leaf recommendations

    Very few reviews on this one! Anyone besides hednic who have tried it? I want candied violet in a "masculine" setting with no or very little violet leaves...
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    Re: UK people: Heliotropia or Cuir Obscur

    That´s nice to hear! Do you think it is similar to anything?
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    Re: UK people: Heliotropia or Cuir Obscur

    My colleague bought me the Heliotropia - I will have later this week...
  5. Re: 4 Bottles for the Rest of Your Life - 1 Per Season

    Spring:
    Fuilles Vertes - Creed

    Summer:
    Pearl Oud - by Kilian

    Autumn:
    Voleur de Roses - l´Artisan Parfumeur

    Winter:
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    UK people: Heliotropia or Cuir Obscur

    Them city exclusives..!

    Anyone tried the two newish ones from Byredo: Heliotropia and Cuir Obscur? They're exclusive to Liberty and Harrods respectively. I'm not very fond of Byredo in general...
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    Re: Arquiste EL- Awesome release!

    Tried it today after work and liked it a lot! Three hours later I found it here on the sales boards and immediately bought it :)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th September, 2016

    Home alone, and soon to go to bed. At the moment wearing:

    Rose by Czech & Speake
    Une Rose by Malle
    Myrrhe Casati by Mona di Orio
    GIT by Creed
    Musk Oud by Kilian

    Smelling good :)
  9. Re: L'eau d'hiver (Malle) vs. Bois d'hiver (Ex Nihilo)

    I find the Ex Nihilo to be very similar to Oud Wood by Tom Ford... At least in the beginning.
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    Re: Coming out of a fragrance break

    "Lush, fuzzy & woody floral"? Try Byredo Pulp. But it is rather sweet...

    Other suggestions: Third Man by Caron and Czech & Speake No 88.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th September, 2016

    Agree :)

    Every time I wear it I remeber how great this is. So smooth and sweet, but not overtly so and with just the right amount of quirkyness. And the staying power is top too.
  12. Thread: Your Big Three

    by pelle
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    Re: Your Big Three

    Alpona - Caron
    Dark Rose - Czech & Speake
    Cuir de Russie - Chanel
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th September, 2016

    Tom of Finland
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    Re: Your input on Marine Fragrances?

    Sea fragrances in my collection:
    Miller Harris Fleur de Sel (seaside vegetation)
    Miller Harris L'Air d'Rien
    Annick Goutal Vetiver
  15. Re: Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Dear Diary Line

    Hednic, regarding bottles: I´m not sure at all, but as I recall they were larger than 50 ml, but not larger than 100 ml. 75 or 100 ml is my guess, solid and heavy bottles. Nice presentation!
  16. Re: Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Dear Diary Line

    I don´t know what´s up with Fragrantica´s way of describing this as "Dear Diary is a new fragrance brand". I visited the MPG boutique in Paris in July, and the fragrances were on display, so this is...
  17. Thread: Kilian Pearl Oud

    by pelle
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    Re: Kilian Pearl Oud

    I tried Pearl Oud briefly in Paris in July, and liked it a lot. Maybe so much that I want a bottle.

    But as always in Paris I was a little overwhelmed by everything else, so my memory might play...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016

    by Kilian Pure Oud
  19. [International] Re: Swap: Odriu, Creed, C&S, Bond9, Vint. Dior, Armani Privé, Guerlain Myrrhe & Rose Barbare, Gucci

    Updated! Added Jules to swap list. Also new want items.
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    Re: Fresh, clean, green fragrance

    My fav green fragrance is Cartier Les Heures de Parfum - III L'Heure Vertueuse. Rare and expensive though.

    Even rarer - it´s discontinued - is Green by Byredo. Try it if you can find it!
    ...
  21. Re: Name the 5 Fragrances You're Most Excited About Right Now

    ..and "right now" from my collection/samples:

    Caron - Alpona
    by Kilian - Pearl Oud
    Krizia - Spazio Krizia Uomo
    Pascal Morabito - Or Black
    Cartier - Oud Radieux
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    Re: New Heeley - Chypre 21 !

    Trying my sample today.

    Is it just me, or is this a nod to "1000" by Jean Patou? Maybe Chypre 21 is a little more masculine smelling. I love it!
  23. Re: Name the 5 Fragrances You're Most Excited About Right Now

    To try:
    Brecourt - Oud Santal
    Au Paus De La Fleur D'Oranger - Violette Sacree (retry).
    Marc de la Morandiere - Genghis Khan
    Jovan - Grass Oil for Men
    Franck Boclet - Violet
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    Re: help , i'm almost out of time

    Hi there!

    I don´t know what´s available at Dillard's or Macy's, but why not get her some Dior Ambre Nuit ;) (if she´s not aware of your BN wardrobe...)?
  25. Re: So what are the best musk and Iris based Frags which I can try ?

    Perhaps Les Heures de Cartier: L`Heure Promise I?

    Also agree on Hednic´s l´Artisan on Numero 8 suggestion.
  26. Re: Your favorite 'Hidden Gem' (just 1) from your wardrobe!

    Spazio
    Krizia
    Oumo
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    Re: Choosing perfume for hand written letter

    I think all the mentioned perfumes will work great on paper, although my Shalimars seem a little weak in lasting power. Also the drydown isn´t the best part of Shalimar (to my nose).

    I´m adding...
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    Re: New Miller Harris: Vétiver Insolent (EdP)

    Really nice fragrance!

    Imagine a mix of Vetiver Extraordinaire (the airiness), Encre Noir (darkness, a "purple" aspect) and Bel Ami Vetiver (elegance, gourmand). Not very earthy, no citrus and no...
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    Re: Rose Oud Suggestions, Please!

    Oud Ispahan Dior
    Dark Rose Czech & Speake (vintage if you can find)
  30. Re: Adding Edc's, Edp's, Perfumes and Extraits of already listed by name fragrances to the Directory

    Good idea!
  31. Re: need help in PARIS ? Recommend some store near Pullman la defence ....!!!

    I'm not super familiar with Paris, but when I'm visiting I always use this guide:

    https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=z1pOy0uU7JyA.kk_9ocShcOxs
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    Re: Caron pour un homme Sport?

    Tried it on a paper strip, and from that brief try I would say "no" at least compared to the original.
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    Re: New Chanel Exclusif: Boy Chanel (2016)

    Voyou was on my wish list for a long time but I finally decided against it. Too many times it ended up a little cloying. At the moment I lean more to Boy, but bear in mind I only tried it once.
  34. [International] Re: Swap: Odriu, Creed, C&S, Bond9, Vint. Dior, Armani Privé, Guerlain Myrrhe & Rose Barbare, Gucci

    Updated!
  35. Want: Dior Oud Ispahan, C & S, Kilian, CdG, Cartier, Lutens, Tauer

    Badly:
    Anatole Lebreton L'Eau Scandaleuse
    Au Pays de la Fleur d’Oranger Violette Sacree
    By Kilian Pearl Oud
    Caron Narcisse Noir Extrait or vintage EdT
    Cartier Les Heures Voyageuses - Oud...
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    Re: New Chanel Exclusif: Boy Chanel (2016)

    Tried it in Paris this Tuesday.

    I think of it as Voyou made the Chanel way. Nothing stands out, and there is a soft sandalwood gaining strength during the fragrance life. It is no dark sandalwood...
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    Re: Breakup perfume !?

    Guerlain Vol de Nuit for a GREAT comforting scent (and maybe some symbolism). Perfection. See Sanches/Turin´s review:

    Hermes: 24, Faubourg for a warm elegant hug of a fragrance.
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    Re: Stockholm, Sweden

    http://www.boutiqueideale.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=72_109
  39. Thread: Animalic anyone?

    by pelle
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    Re: Animalic anyone?

    Fille d´ Eve by Nina Ricci.
  40. [International] Re: Swap: Odriu, Creed, C&S, Bond9, Vint. Dior, Armani Privé, Guerlain Myrrhe & Rose Barbare, Gucci

    Update!
  41. [International] Swap: Odriu, Creed, C&S, Bond9, Vint. Dior, Armani Privé, Guerlain Myrrhe & Rose Barbare, Gucci pH

    Items ship from Sweden. Multiple items for more expensive stuff & vice versa.

    New Items - no photos yet:
    Armani - "1982" EdT 50 ml 95% cap & box (worn) this is the female disc. fragrance.
    Bond...
  42. Re: Did something change with the process of editing the name of your thread in the BN Marketplace?

    Same problem here, but worse - I can´t find the "flag" thing that might solve the problem(?) plus I want the international flag because I ship ww...
  43. Re: What are some fragrances you've bought, sold, then bought again?

    Sold/swapped and bought again:
    Serge Lutens Chergui
    Creed Tabarome Millesime
    Washington Tremlett Black Tie
    Amouage Gold Man (got rid of vintage - too much for me, bought less vintage)
    Chanel...
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    Re: What is Your 10/10

    Czech & Speake Dark Rose (vintage "made by Forester Milano" version)
    Caron Alpona
    Amouage Memoir Man
  45. Thread: Green fragrance

    by pelle
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    Re: Green fragrance

    This.



    When I saw the thread title I immediately thought of it, but considered it too expensive and difficult to find to recommend. Then I saw your "cost is not important" "amazing, rare or...
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    Re: "That kind" of Jasmine

    Maybe you should give Armani Prive Eclat de Jasmine a try?
  47. Re: Name a fragrance you prefer the EDT over the EDP !

    Also adding Chanel No 19.
  48. Re: Name a fragrance you prefer the EDT over the EDP !

    Thirding Philosykos.

    Adding Prada Infusion d´Iris (the one available a year ago)
    Patou 1000
    Hermes Kelly Caleche
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th February, 2016

    Davidoff Classic 1984
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    Re: Classic masculines that are 'smooth'........

    Many good suggestions!

    I´ll add:

    Czech & Speake No 88
    Amouage Gold
    Guerlain Dandy (post 2005, but classic in style)
    Davidoff (1984) (closer to "butch area"...)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th February, 2016

    1849
  52. Re: Citrus recommendations please? Specific info inside!

    MFK APOM pour homme perhaps? Or Alpona by Caron?
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    Re: Ormonde Jayne @ 50% Strength- Any Trailblazers?

    Just bought 50 ml Champaca EdP plus gift set (2 candles + bath oil) 186 Pounds

    ...and got 50 ml Champaca 50% concentration for free. Check their web page - only valid today. Shipping was 15 Punds...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Czech & Speake Dark Rose
    Krizia Spazio
    Jean Patou 1000 EdT
    Amouage Memoir Man
    Anatole Lebreton l´eau Scandaleuese
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    Re: Creed royal Scottish lavendar

    Only one of my two bottles have a sticker on the bottom, and it has correct spelling, not like your´s. But I think there have been discussions on batch variations also in the spelling department on...
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    Re: Masculine Tuberose

    I have tried most from your list and some are real favourites of mine, such as both Lutens and the XPEC (the most masculine to me). Caron and L´Artisan share a juicy-chewy aspect that I´m not too...
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    Re: Warm floral scent?

    Caron The Third Man

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120970.html
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    Re: Today I bought January 2016

    Aedes de Venustas Iris Nazarena
    Cartier l´Heure III Vertueuse
    Guerlain Habit Rouge Dresscode
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    Re: Suggestions for grapefruit type fragrance

    This!

    And I believe it was named "Grapefruit" when it first came out (I have a bottle of that coming my way in the mail as we speak), only to be renamed shortly after.
  60. Thread: Serge Lutens

    by pelle
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    Re: Serge Lutens

    Shiseido version:
    Féminité du Bois

    Bell Jars:
    Iris Silver Mist
    La Myrrhe
    Muscs Koublaď Khän
    Santal de Mysore
    Un Lys
    Tubéreuse Criminelle
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 31st December 2015

    Roja Dove Haute Luxe (from small decant).
    Wow this is good.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 31st December, 2015

    Roja Dove Haute Luxe (from small decant).
    Wow this is good.
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Sorry, I "smelled" (in my mind) Datura Noir but typed DB...
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Thanks for all new suggestions!

    Teardrop: I will dig out my sample of Daim Blond - might be good!

    Xscent: I will definetely visit Cartier - I need l´Heure Verteuse for myself, and have no idea...
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    I have totally forgot exactly HOW good Une Fleur de Cassie is, or rather, we never really agreed. Now I just dug out my travel spray (last time was two years ago) and WOW! If she doesn´t want it I...
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Kumquat: A la Nuit is too much jasmin soliflore for her. Un Lys on the other hand... gorgeous! So god that I bought a bell jar for myself this Christmas :) So that feels a little strange. And Tabac...
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Ken_Russell: you might be on to something there. It just would be so much more fun if it was something not as common. (One starts to wonder if it is for me or for her I want buy her perfume...)

    I...
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    Re: Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Thanks all so far!

    Regarding soliflores: we have tried quite a few with not so much success. We have tried some jasmine, tubereuse and orange blossom. Maybe with the exception of rose - when I...
  69. Re: New LM Parfums - Scandinavian Crime! (Extrait De Parfum)

    :lolk:
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    Paris - Gift suggestions to GF

    Hi all!

    In a few weeks I´ll be in Paris, and plan to buy a perfume for my girlfriend. So far I have gifted her just one bottle: Chanel Beige, which she loves :)

    She hasn´t been much inte...
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    Re: Suggestions for an Annick Goutal?

    Encens Flamboyant
    Duel
    Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 24th December, 2015

    Guerlain Attrape Coeur today :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 24th December, 2015

    Guerlain Attrape Coeur
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    Re: What Are You Wearing Christmas?

    Have not decided yet... I tend to chose Caron Nuit de Noel (the only day I wear it), but it could be something denser... Egoiste Cologne Concentree, Bois et Fruits, Luctor et Emergo, Dark Rose, Rubj,...
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    Re: Your current favorite

    Current? Today I´d say:

    Czech & Speake Dark Rose
    Czech & Speake No 88
    Czech & Speake Oxford and Cambridge
    Miller Harris Cuir d´Oranger
    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
  76. Re: Suggestions? "beachy" scent for a young lady without the suntan lotion notes.....

    Bond No 9: Fire Island
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    Re: Similar to Armani Cuir Amethyste..

    Maybe Bottega Veneta, the original release?
  78. Re: Similar fragrances to Musc Ravageur - Fréderic Malle

    The first time I tried Musc Ravegeur (from a sample) I forgot about it a for a few hours. Then I took off my Coat and wondered "did I put on Shalimar today"?

    So - try Shalimar, I think EdP would...
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    Re: Need help finding a scent

    Welcome to BN!

    I don´t know about Macy´s, but Tom Ford Extreme might be what you are looking for. Don´t know about the prices either...

    Fahrenheit is great too :) And maybe Bottega Veneta, the...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2015

    Amouage Sunshine Man from a decant. I really like it!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2015

    Santal Blush by Tom Ford
  82. Thread: Diptyque - Opone

    by pelle
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    Re: Diptyque - Opone

    I have the vintage, and I love it. Unique to me with maybe Paestum Rose as the most similar fragrance (although that one becomes cloying on me).

    Great they brought it back!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2015

    Vanille Absolument by l'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: Lets talk Vanilla

    I second (or third) Vanille 44 (le labo) and Une Note Vanille (Micallef). I also add l'Artisan Vanille Absolument.
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    Re: Morticia Addam's perfume

    Like Quarry I'm going to suggest an old Caron: Alpona. Wearing it today myself.
  86. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on wardrobe

    Delicious Scent - I suggest you try Andy Tauer Incense Rosé or Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle... (I think you like piercing fragrances with non typical floral elements).

    Ken_Russel - you should...
  87. Re: Warm non-offensive men's fragrance for the winter

    Guerlain Voyou
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    Re: Basenote A-Team on Creed Santals

    I find:
    Original Santal - Offensive
    Santal Imperial - OK but boring
    Bois de Santal - Really really great
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    Re: Today I bought...October 2015

    Two new bottles of Guerlain Myrrhe et Delires, and more is coming...

    42706
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    Re: Today I bought October 2015

    Two sealed bottles of Guerlain Myrrhe et Delires.

    42694
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    Re: What to Wear When You Don't Know What to Wear

    Mouchoir de Monsieur for me.
  92. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    Slayerized, what i collection! Many fragrances that I haven't tried... But from the ones I know:

    Amouage Epic Man
    Fahrenheit
    AG Encens Flamboyant
    Knize Ten
    Third Man (Caron)
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    Re: What is you favorite Mancera Fragrance?

    Nobody tried Aoud Violet? I am interested in opinions on this one...
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    Re: Smoky leather/oud

    Le Labo Cuir 28. And their Oud 27 too.
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    Re: Franck Boclet Tobacco

    http://fragrancesandart.com/en/brands/franck-boclet/tobacco/
  96. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on wardrobe

    cornishlee, from your test- sample and tried list, I would suggest you seek out Encens Flamboyant by Annick Goutal. Sweet, woody, incensey smoke...
  97. Re: Need SERIOUS help and guidance with not offending people with my fragrances

    When I use public transportations (rainy days) I spray a litte lower on my chest. I try to put the perfume on at least 30 minutes before I leave home. And I use a scarf or similar to "box in" the...
  98. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on wardrobe

    Monsieur Montana, have you tried the pretty new Fundamental by Rubini? I think you´ll like it!




    Bavard: Guerlain Mitsouko for you. And Mouchoir de Monsieur...
  99. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    Frostiblack - nice collection! Some of my absolute favorites there...

    Mouchoir de Monsieur
    Mitsouko
    Fahrenheit
    Fleur du Male
    Black Orchid

    Very interested in how the Dress Code smells :)
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    Re: Top 5 Vetiver Frags?

    Roja Dove Vetiver Extrait
    Fredric Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Guerlain Vetiver pour Elle
    Annick Goutal Vetiver
    Creed Vetiver 1948
    Hermes Vetiver Tonka
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