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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    Just checked my batch code, it's: A4013Q02

    Again, it's pretty short lived versus the old bottle I had. Here's also another thread about it going a bit faint. You're not the only one to feel the...
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    Re: Bad creed original vetiver

    I have to check the batch code at home but this might be the lot number I currently have of OV. And yes, you're right. It's weak and light especially compared to an older bottle I owned that lasted...
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    Re: Toronto, Canada

    Don't know about TO but The Perfume Shoppe in Vancouver (they ship within Canada) carries the line here. I've seen it in-stock...just don't know if they have any currently. You might have to call and...
  4. Re: Erwin Creed - Holt Renfrew Vancouver (Feb. 6th / 12 - 2 PM)

    Saw this article in my local paper - http://www.vancouversun.com/touch/story.html?id=10781690

    again, would have loved to meet up with him but unfortunetly i'm working
  5. Re: Erwin Creed - Holt Renfrew Vancouver (Feb. 6th / 12 - 2 PM)

    It would. Sadly, I'm working.
  6. Erwin Creed - Holt Renfrew Vancouver (Feb. 6th / 12 - 2 PM)

    PA Event: Erwin Creed - Holt Renfrew Vancouver (Feb. 6th / 12 - 2 PM)

    Each bottle purchased that day will be hand signed by him.
  7. Re: Sephora selling Tom Ford Neroli Portofino, Costa Azzurra, and Mandarino Di Amalfi

    Saw them a while ago...they also carry a few other niche lines and a few of the locations might even carry L'artisan or Serge Lutens or at least select fragrances.
  8. Re: Terre d'Hermes Perspective - a new fragrance from 2014. Huh?

    Aventus clone?
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    Re: Creed Boutique Issue

    Shit happens, it's to be expected. Especially during the busy holiday season. Parcels get lost, stuff gets backed up. I say no biggie.

    Only thing though, they shouldn't have charged your credit...
  10. Re: TOM FORD Conditioning Beard Oil Oud Wood, Neroli Portofino & Tobacco Vanille

    does anyone know where this could be bought in canada? does holts carry it?
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    Re: Olfactory terrorists brandish Aqua di Gio

    I own my Amouage's, CDG's, etc. but as much as AdG is widely so popular I've got a soft spot for it. It's quite a masterpiece in some sense. Minimalistic and hits your skin that that really...
  12. Re: Scent Somewhat Like Creed Royal Oud, But Cheaper?

    Where the hell are people finding this online for $110-125?

    Links?
  13. Re: Scent Somewhat Like Creed Royal Oud, But Cheaper?

    If you're willing to spend $120, I'd just spend the extra $80 bucks or so and buy it off of somewhere like FragranceX. Think about it this way - own two mediocre scents or one you like?

    Plus...
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    Re: Comme de garcons black

    Black was initially a fragrance that really blew me away when I first sniffed it at a local boutique that I just had to buy it. It smelt wonderful on paper. I did the mistake of not testing it on my...
  15. Re: Turning hipster "colognes" into mainstream: your bet?

    Most hipsters wouldn't wear a scent. If they did, I'd imagine it would be some sort of creation they made up using essential oils bought from a supermarket or a local flea market. Or a local scent...
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    [US + CANADA] Re: Le Labo City Exclusive decants

    anyone want?
  17. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    Haha. Yeah - odd. Wonder when they'll open up the distrubtion on this. I know Luckyscent has it and they ship but don't feel like getting raped on the shipping.
  18. Re: Helmut Lang Reborn. The original iconic scents, available again!

    Does anyone know where to buy this within Canada or a vendor that's willing to ship here that doesn't charge $60 for shipping?
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    Re: NEW PARFUMS DE NICOLAI - New York Intense

    How does the Intense version of New York stand against something like Bois Du Portugal?
  20. Re: Any Canadians order from Beauty Encounter?

    Not sure what you're buying but try fragrancex.com. They do duty and tax free shipping on perfumes. And fragrancebuy.ca is located in Canada.
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    Re: NEW PARFUMS DE NICOLAI - New York Intense

    New York is their biggest seller so it's a ploy to reek some benefits. This baffles me as much as when Hermes came out with a EdP of Terre d'Hermes. The EdT already lasted ages to begin with - what's...
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    Re: Le Labo Vanille 44: Is it worth the price?

    No. There's $5 worth of real juice in that bottle. Might as well bend over when you give them your credit card number.
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    Re: Creed Royal Oud

    I blind bought this recently since I've been on a Creed kick and I got it at a decent price. So far, I'm pleased with it. I do get the oud in this. It's sort of band-aid-y and barnyard like in a very...
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    Tam Dao EdT by Diptyque

    http://i59.tinypic.com/w82uzk.jpg

    Met up with a basenoter locally for a sale. Pick this off their hands. Now, I need the EdP.
  25. Re: Looking for a new aftershave, any suggestions! :) (See details)

    If you don't like powder, I'd stay away from Dior Homme, the EdT. I haven't smelt its other variations so I can't comment.

    Every day scents I'd suggest - Terre d'Hermes and 212 Man.
  26. Re: Ordered ONE 75 ml Creed, received TWO bottles. Any advice?

    I'm at a disagreement.

    I'd hold onto to for a few weeks and keep checking your bank statement to see if you aren't charged twice. Once the coast is clear, I'd keep it.

    It costs Creed probably...
  27. Re: what is the best product for matte look, no shine& soft to touch?

    Baxter of California Clay Pomade

    Imperial Barber Matte Pomade Paste
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    Re: fragrancebuy.ca - great site in Canada

    Just finished my third order with them and it's been exceptional every time. Their Creeds are authentic and fresh batches. The Imperial I bought lasts for ages compared to the mere few hours I used...
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    [US + CANADA] Le Labo City Exclusive decants

    Decants:

    BAIE ROSE 26 (Chicago) - 32-35ml
    CUIR 28 (Dubai) - 3-4ml
    LIMETTE 37 (San Francisco) - 3-4ml

    Located in Canada. Open to suggestions for swap.

    Some things I'm looking for:
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    212 Men (new formulation) by Carolina Herrera

    http://i57.tinypic.com/utopk.jpg

    Millesime Imperial (Lot # LT3313T01) & Aventus (Lot # A42C14A01) by Creed

    http://i61.tinypic.com/wn1fq.jpg
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    Re: Le Labo Cuir 28 ~ Dubai City Exclusive

    I agree. Though I thought it was only half good. Reminded me of a watered down Fumidus.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    Hinoki by Comme des Garcons x Monocle Scent One

    http://laroshe.ru/upload/iblock/8ae/3cdffda5-2b3f-11de-bda7-001e58a00b09.jpeg
  33. Re: So Le Labo swears that their fragrances only last 2 years (if stored correctly) before turning b

    As many have already mentioned - it's BS. In fact, if anything - they get better with age. After 6 years my Rose 31 seems more rounded.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    Windsor (2010 Reissue) by Creed

    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/images/windsor-creed-perfume.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Original Vetiver (Lot # A4013Q02) by Creed & Polo (new formulation) by Ralph Lauren

    http://i61.tinypic.com/29cwcb8.jpg
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    Re: Will the Le Labo City Exclusives Re-Release?

    I don't think you have to be in the exclusive city to buy the scent. In fact, if you call them up, they'll usually sell it to you and ship it. It's a really loose rule they have, actually kind of...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Yeah - no problem. Looking forward to it.
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    Re: Cosmair Polo Green tester at Walgreen's

    KInd of reminds me of when I found a vintage tester of Kouros at this one store but the sales lady wouldn't sell it to me.
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    Re: Change of mind about new Creed line.

    Although, I haven't smelt any of these I remember feeling really underwhelmed with the Royal Exclusive line. Sort of makes me wonder why they even bother releasing these sublines.
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    For sure. I think it's grey market Creed but can't complain - the batch/scent is the best I've smelt.

    http://i60.tinypic.com/2vud25l.jpg

    http://i61.tinypic.com/33f6n9u.jpg
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Green Irish Tweed - Lot # A3213T01

    I picked up a bottle of GIT from fragrancebuy.ca. Looks legit to me. Bottle looks great with the lot number etched in. Scent smells fantastic and lasts all day....
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Green Irish Tweed (Lot: A3213T01) by Creed

    http://i58.tinypic.com/et5wea.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 14, 2014

    Versace Eau Fraiche + CdG Kyoto (layered)

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.644.jpghttp://www.madisonperfumery.com/images/products/cdg_kyoto.jpg
  44. Re: MoslBuddJewChristHinDao (Unifaith) by Elternhaus

    It's pretty much long gone. "We're getting more in" is what they've been saying for a few years now. Think it's BS at this point. I would have picked up a bottle when I had a chance years ago at $300...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    Rive Gauche PH (Vintage Tin Can) by YSL

    http://www.canaloutlet.com/outlet/imagesprod/t_10196/rivegauchepourhommeyvessaintlaurentedt125ml.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 7, 2014

    Sugi by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://www.nstperfume.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/cdg-monocle-sugi.jpg
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    Re: fragrancebuy.ca - great site in Canada

    Hey - thanks for this. I checked them out. They got some good prices and some niche stuff including Creed, Costume National, and Comme des Garcons. I just sent them an email about the lot numbers for...
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    Re: Creed lot numbers...SOLVED!

    Lot: C8211R01

    Feuilles Vertes - 500ml flacon - Purchased at Creed Boutique NY
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    Re: So I tried Aventus

    After getting carried away with all the hype and going through a small decant (felt ho-hum about it) I ended up getting into a 50ml split. Today, I wore the last little bit of my 50ml portion and...
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    Re: Olfactive Studio

    I've also seen the odd L'artisan or Serge Lutens at Sephora. I don't think they ever get listed on the official site, it all depends which location you go to...there's just a market in some urban...
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    Re: Olfactive Studio

    Yup. Sephora. They also had the Atelier line and a few of the Tom Ford Private Blends there.
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    Re: Olfactive Studio

    Found the entire line (minus their newest one in the blue juice) at Sephora out of all places. Generally, they all seem to have terrible longevity. After an hour or so they vanish and that seems to...
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme Opinions

    I managed to pick up 2 backup bottle recently at $25 each. Though, I probably wouldn't have bought it at whatever they're charging on Ebay. As much as it's a good scent, I think a lot of people get...
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    Re: Rive Gauche Pour Homme Opinions

    The new version isn't too bad. Although, it's shorter lived than the Tin Can version, it feels a little less retro which may be a good thing for some. I have half a bottle left of the tin stuff, with...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, June 23, 2014

    Sugi by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://www.osmoz.fr/Public/Files/perfume/monocle_sugi_comme_des_garcons_fcd547a112.jpg
  56. Re: Been searching now for 6 years and still haven't found it

    Based on your description, it sort of sounds like Narciso Rodriguez For Him but at this point, who knows?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, June 20, 2014

    Day: Limette 37 (San Francisco city exclusive) by Le Labo
    Night: No. 88 (Vintage Italian formulation)
  58. Re: GIT - Full bottle worthy or just "ho-hum"....Im on the fence with having this one in my collecti

    If you're going to purchase GIT, I'd get it directly from the Creed store. I've smelt it too many times for various sources and you can get burned on a bad batch. But a scent like GIT isn't worth...
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    Re: Hunting old pre-reformulated fragrances

    Haha. That was me. I'd def check out some of the smaller independent perfume shops in suburbia malls. I haven't found anything crazy vintage - like 80's or 90's but you can find stock that's been...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

    Kyoto by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)

    http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/img-thing?.out=jpg&size=l&tid=15179869p
  61. Re: Going to order some "dirty" samples online, looking for suggestions.

    New Kouros doesn't smell dirty anymore, I wouldn't bother unless you can get a hold of the vintage juice. I'd try Oud 27 by Le Labo and Oud Cuir d'Arabie by Montale.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, June 2, 2014

    Cologne pour le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6981.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Haha..funny! We have a small selection of fragrances here. I was honestly shocked to see Rive Guache. I picked up their last 2 bottles. They had an opened damaged 3 bottle that was a return. I wanted...
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    Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    http://i62.tinypic.com/2ns40v8.jpg

    I snatched up 2 x BNIB cellophane sealed bottles of vintage tin can Rive Gauche, so I'm set for life on this. Set me back $25 a pop.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 30, 2014

    Oud by Maison Francis Kurkdjianhttp://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.14610.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Dang, might have to try it now. I'll wait and see if this local shop I buy my CdG scents from is going to carry it. I don't think they have it in stock. I got a sample of Amazingreen. It's honestly...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 29, 2014

    Kyoto by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/21901.jpg?width=320
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Interesting. I've heard good things about this one and I've been on a CdG kick lately. I bought Black (sold it shortly though), Avignon, Kyoto (wearing it today), Hinoki, and Sugi. Let us know your 2...
  69. Re: strange, weird, odd or just plain different notes..

    Although I haven't tried anything from Slumberhouse - I hear they're fairly unique and a bit oddball-ish. If you got money to burn, I'd also suggest trying to sample a few of the scents from JAR....
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme (vintage tin can) by YSL

    http://www.sephora.fr/displaymedia/m49032_P29311_princ_hero.jpg
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Question

    Limette 37 by Le Labo - if you're willing to spend the $$$. I'd just blast myself with 20 sprays of the Eau Savage instead.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Sugi by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/41703.jpg?width=320
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    Re: SotD: Monday 26th May 2014

    Hinoki by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_G0BbKd10AVA/SpLlb3o6trI/AAAAAAAAAhY/2UkXkL-pKC4/s400/perfume-p1.jpg
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    Re: Fleur d'Oranger/Orange-y smells

    Update - I managed to smell Orange Sanguine by Atelier Cologne amongst some others in the line. It smells like what others described - freshly squeezed orange juice. Not bad but it drys down to...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Avignon by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/21900.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    Kyoto by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/21901.jpg?width=320
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

    Hinoki by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://media.liberty.co.uk/pws/client/images/catalogue/products/ss08comm656000498-nocolour/large1/ss08comm656000498-nocolour.jpg
  78. Re: Mazzolari Lui- Breakthrough scent, gift for spouse

    Awesome for sure but I always thought it was one of those "who the f*ck is going to wear this and where?" kind of scents.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 18, 2014

    Sugi by Comme des Garcons x Monocle

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/41703.jpg

    this is really good stuff. just bought a bottle and it's getting heavy rotation.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, May 16, 2014

    Limette 37 (San Francisco city exclusive) by Le Labo

    http://ak2.polyvoreimg.com/cgi/img-thing/size/l/tid/93524764.jpg
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    Re: S O T D Thursday May 15, 2014

    Kyoto by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/21901.jpg?width=320
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo

    Just ask the seller if they see "Cosmair" labelled anywhere on the box. Mentioned already, vintage or not, you can't go wrong with Polo. It's still good stuff!
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    Re: Dove Men Care Expert Shave Line?

    Dove isn't bad. I use their shaving cream at the moment, but I usually wouldn't. I got it as a freebie. I honestly think half that stuff in the bundle is not needed for a good shave and for $100, no...
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    Re: Ralph Lauren Polo

    The only way you can tell if it's the vintage formulation of Polo is by looking at the sticker right under the bottle. I think the new formulation just says "Ralph Lauren Fragrances...etc." Vintage...
  85. Thread: Le Labo

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    Re: Le Labo

    Some decent scents that get in the way of some gimmicky marketing bullsh*t.
  86. Re: Which items in your collection do you cherish?

    Creed Windsor 2009 issue & 2010 reissue
    Le Labo Patchouli 24 (before the lighter formulation)
    MPG Soir d'Orient (2005 release)
    Tauer Orris (small sample spray)
    Czech & Speake No. 88 (vintage...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    Original Vetiver by Creed

    http://images.neimanmarcus.com/ca/2/product_assets/C/9/8/1/2/NMC9812_mx.jpg
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    Re: Help me out on leathers!

    What kind of leather scent are you actually looking for? What's your budget? Something edgy or weird? - Nostalgia by SMN. Something refined? XJ Homme. Something rugged? Knize Ten. So far everything...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 12th, 2014

    Cologne pour le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/49804.jpg

    Monday mornings are always a bit of a drag and I never tend to reach for anything too heavy,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, May 11, 2014

    Cuirelle by Ramon Monegal

    http://www.eaumg.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ramonmonegal_cuirelle.jpg
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    Re: What fragrance are you wearing this summer?

    Looking to finish the last of my decants and samples of Aventus, Limette 37, and Silk Oud Mood...probably won't replace them. Baie Rose 26 tends to get loads of wear.... Feuilles Vertes, Original...
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    Re: fragrances you associate with rain

    Lots of incense/transparent woody based stuff: Avignon, Kyoto, Sugi...narciso rodriguez for him, thundra, voleur de roses, iris silver mist,
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, May 10, 2014

    Poivre 23 (London city exclusive) by Le Labo

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6339.jpg
  94. Re: Best formal (suit and tie/tuxedo) fragrance releases in the past 5 years.

    XJ Homme by Xerjoff
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    http://i60.tinypic.com/f2j405.jpg

    Ummm...maybe went a little over board on the incense?
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    Re: Comme Des Garcons Kyoto

    You're really not going to know until you actually sniff them all. They're worth trying to sample...they're all good in their own ways. From the three that you mentioned, Sugi & Kyoto are the easier...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 8, 2014

    No. 88 (vintage Italian formulation) by Czech & Speake

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6429.jpg

    The Avignon by CdG I wore last night is still lingering on my neck and mixed with this on my...
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    Re: Byredo Eau de Cologne Trio

    Sh*t. Nice! Thanks for the info. I love me some splash on colognes.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    Windsor (2010 reissue) by Creed

    http://www.nstperfume.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/creed-windsor1.jpg

    Avignon by Comme des Garcons (Series 3: Incense)
    ...
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    Re: Ancient or old growth forest smell..

    There's patchouli but I wouldn't say it's strong nor is it the dirty, hippy headshop kind either. It's been a few years since I've smelt it, but it's a damp, soil earthy scent...a bit dewy too...kind...
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