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  1. Re: If you could choose only 2 fragrances for each season

    Bond No. 9 Silver Factory
    Bond No. 9 Eau de New York

    ^thats all I have and all I'll ever need


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    How incensey is Bond No. 9 Silver Factory

    I was wondering whether or not it is worth it to purchase a whole lot of incense samples including the usual suspects like Avignon, Full Incense, Zagorsk etc. I know that Czech and Speake's...
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    Poll: Re: Avignon versus Full Incense

    I've heard this repeated a lot but I never found out what the milestone is?
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    Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    Not my favourite reviewer but one I'm really enjoying and consistently putting out great content is mheusler
  5. Thread: Wardrobe Issues.

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    Re: Wardrobe Issues.

    Is there an update on this topic? I was curious as to what the delay is in implementing a solution to this problem. For me as well I'm reluctant to do more sampling if the possibility of losing all...
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    First ever citrus fragrance

    I couldn't quickly find an answer from google hence this thread

    Originally I thought ADP's Colonia would be the first ever citrus but then I looked and saw that Agua de Colonia predates it by a...
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    Re: What has been your Best Blind Buy?

    Bond No 9's Silver Factory makes up for all the bad blind buys I've ever had
  8. Thread: Wardrobe Issues.

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    Re: Wardrobe Issues.

    Sub'd so that I know when the issue will be resolved
  9. Re: What perfumes did you buy while Basenotes was down, if any at all?

    Thanks for that. I knew there must have been an announcement somewhere but couldn't find it
  10. Re: What perfumes did you buy while Basenotes was down, if any at all?

    Does anybody else notice their wardrobe has partially disappeared since Basenotes went back up? I had >100 samples in that section and now it's no longer there
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    Re: First Bond No. 9 blind buy?

    I'm really happy this fragrance is getting talked about more, there's a lot more to the house than New Haarlem
  12. Thread: Harrods Oud?

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    Re: Harrods Oud?

    If I pay shipping and all other expenses and some extra, would you be willing to ship a very small decant to New Zealand?
  13. Re: Would it be a bad idea to use the Dior Homme line-up as a signature scent rotation?

    Get the Dior Homme Sport edition for summer use
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    Re: Alternatives to Clive Christian No.1

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    Lol'd
  15. Re: Tom Ford Neroli Portofino - cheaper / better alternatives

    If you look at a discounter Eau de New York can be had relatively cheap
  16. Re: suggestions for elegant, sophisticated yet youthful frags

    West Side comes across as youthful smelling to my nose but is also rose-based lending itself well to upscale events
  17. Re: Any high quality coconut scents similar to Creed Virgin Island Water from Amouage, Bond No. 9, e

    I get a coconutty top note from China Town but that is clearly a feminine fragrance and ideal for cooler weather imo

    On the other hand I think Coco Figue might be right up your alley
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    Re: New Bond No.9 - Take on Aventus?

    I want to try this so bad but at the same time my expectations are so low. Can't say I've ever felt that way about a fragrance release in the past
  19. Re: What's the darkest scent that you know? And with dark I mean SUPER-DARK!!!

    I don't own any dark scents beside H.O.T. always which is too dark to wear except for the coldest week or so of the year
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    Re: Bond No. 9 Harrods Swarovski Limited Edition

    It's proving tough to get a sample of this from online. Would anyone know what my options are besides going to a Bond store which will be difficult given where I live
  21. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Nice collection, I like Amber Absolute best
  22. Thread: Bond no. 9

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    Re: Bond no. 9

    Eau de New York is an underrated summer scent, you should try and get a sample!
  23. Re: Bond No. 9 New York Oud - A more masculine Noir de Noir?

    To me they smell nothing alike and New York Oud smells more feminine
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    Re: Gourmand - alcoholic beverages

    Having sampled and with a full bottle on the way i can add Bond No. 9's West Side to this list, smells just like red wine to me and others
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    Re: bond no 9 coney island

    yip that one off-putting note has been well documented by a few people, described by a few people as a blood/sickly smell luckily for me i do not get that but it does make this fragranace a risky...
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    Re: bond no 9 coney island

    Your nose is completely off with this one, at one point in your Bond thread you even said you mistook it for Little Italy
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    Re: iPhone apps to help perfume sampling?

    My immediate reaction is there isn't a big enough market to justify the time and expense of such a sophisticated app
  28. Thread: Chez Bond and GIT

    by phi
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    Re: Chez Bond and GIT

    Surprised GIT is losing so far

    Another vote for Chez Bond having smelt GIT and Cool Water as well
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    Gourmand - alcoholic beverages

    Before I start I don't mean gourmand in its strict definition since you don't "eat" a drink but it's just more convenient labelling it like this


    I've noticed some fragrances seem to come under...
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    Re: Fragrances you don't wear in public

    Chinatown
  31. Re: Recommend only two niche fragrances (one versatile all year around+ one for the special occasio)

    Green Irish Tweed
    Original Vetiver
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    Re: Best Bond no9 for men?

    Fragrancevials and Fragrancex
  33. Re: Bond no. 9 repackages and relaunces 5 fragrances; bye-bye Andy Warhol

    Don't understand the love for the new silver bottle. It's basically the same as before without the sticker. I personally have and like the bottle design as before because it references something...
  34. Thread: If you could

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    Re: If you could

    I guess this was a bit iffy and maybe I should have explained what I meant a bit more. How much respect you have for a brand or house is manifested in for example

    -how much of a big deal is it...
  35. Thread: If you could

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    If you could

    If you were able to combine different aspects from niche perfumery to adjust everything except the actual juice inside what would you do?

    In a perfect world I would have

    Packaging (box) - By...
  36. Re: Scentmonkey Samples - International Buyer NEEDS HELP

    The USPS option only applies to the US
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    Re: Riverside Drive for a woman? What do you think?

    Buy a feminine perfume (most of the bond range veers femme) this just wouldn't work on a female IMO
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    Re: New York Oud by Bond No. 9

    93% full with original box for $150NZD incl shipping

    Do you think this is worth a blind buy at that price? Also for those who like this fragrance do you think the premium for this particular Bond...
  39. Re: You’re going away for 6 months and have room for only ONE fragrance…what fragrance do you take?

    Chez Bond
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    Caved.. And got New Haarlem
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    Re: Just one fragrance house?

    I've chosen to do this, with Bond No. 9
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    Re: Best Bond No. 9 for a night out?

    Silver Factory for Winter
    Chez Bond or Chinatown for Summer
  43. Re: Need a Scent For Someone Who Does Not Typically Wear Cologne

    Mugler cologne for cheap easy to get stuff and Original Vetiver for high end niche options
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    http://i1289.photobucket.com/albums/b515/sumant28/3b6790a621887df1ab0f315de43047a4_zps03d197c6.jpg
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    Re: How similar is Le Male to Pi?

    They're both pretty awful imo

    Pi for me is a lot sweeter and warmer as has been mentioned before. I would describe Pi as also quite feminine but no one, male or female, will actually smell nice...
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    Re: Help me build a Bond No. 9 Wardrobe

    My friend is going to be in Harrods London next week. I'll try and get him to get a Bon Bon sample and if I like it I'll wait for the fragrance to hit discounters

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    Re: Help me build a Bond No. 9 Wardrobe

    Hey Baldini

    Manhattan certainly looked interesting but there a few reasons why I didn't purchase

    1) simply not enough information about it, there isn't even a basenotes listing. As a result I...
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    Re: Help me build a Bond No. 9 Wardrobe

    Thanks for all the responses guys! Ive taken it all into account, for anyone who's interested here's what I'm going to do

    The first three fragrances I've decided to get are as follows. I like that...
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    Re: Help me build a Bond No. 9 Wardrobe

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    Wow this got really weird can the mods delete all the unnecessary edits above, still trying to learn how these forums work

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    Help me build a Bond No. 9 Wardrobe

    This will be my first and hopefully last thread on basenotes (any future posts would only be on this thread as well it would seem)

    First about myself

    I'm a 20 year old male student in New...
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