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  1. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    Philosykos EDT
    Opone
    Eau Mage
  2. Re: Scent of a freshly mown or late season prairie (hay, chamomile, narcissus, coumarin, broom)

    To me Vol de Nuit (Guerlain) more or less abstractly connects to your beautiful pictures.
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    Poll: Re: Molinard Homme Poll

    Molinard Homme I for me.

    I have samples of all three somewhere, and although I don´t recall how they smell now, I put number 1 on my wish list when I tried them.
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    Re: What's Your Tom Ford Collection?

    For Men Extreme
    Oud Wood
    Oud Wood Intense
    Velvet Gardenia
    Santal Blush
    Black Orhid
    Voile de Fleur
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    Re: Woody Floral Musk For Teens

    Perhaps Anvers by Ulrich Lang? Notes from the brand:

    TOP
    Bergamot, Lime, Tangerine, Sage, Mint, Basil

    HEART
    Violet, Jasmine and Geranium Leaves, Sesame, Honey

    BASE
    Leather, Moss, Sheer...
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    Re: Wondering what I smelled...

    Oud by Mona di Orio? Or (the original) Oud by Maison Francis Kurkdjian?
  7. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Beck - you still have Japon Noir, despite this thread? No more!

    (And I will not list it in my wardrobe... don’t try to steal this from me.)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

    Great choice! On my WL :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

    Great Britain (Roja Dove), 20 sprays :)
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    Re: $400 for Niche or Indie at Luckyscent

    Great suggestion.


    Or my favorite Afrika Olifant (Nishane) and Musc or Vanille by Mona di Orio.

    In the sales area that just appeared some interesting stuff is listed too: Creed Spice and Wood...
  11. Re: I want some new office and work fragrances, I’ve let a few go I didn’t like need recommendations

    My best suggestion would be "new" Patou pour Homme from the Heritage Collection.
  12. Re: If you could only wear (3 fragrances of) 1 house for the next year...

    Probably Caron:
    Yatagan
    Tabac Blond
    Alpona

    or Czech & Speake:
    Oxford and Cambridge
    Dark Rose
    Citrus Paradisi
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    Re: Equipage "Shaker" bottle

    I’m not sure of the age of that bottle, but the shaker bottle looks different and is (to my knowledge) only available for Bel Ami. Like this bottle:115492
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    Re: Tom Ford - Top 5?

    Oud Wood Intense
    Velvet Gardenia
    TF for Men Extreme
    Santal Blush
    Black Orchid Voile de Fleur
  15. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    morrison, is DK Black Cashmere the original version or the newer one? Either way I’m very happy!
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    Re: Suggestion request : a masculine teint de neige

    Nasomatto China White.

    To some extent also Iris d’Nuit by Heeley and Sartorial by Penhaligon’s.
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    Re: Roja Great britain

    It´s lika a more masculine Chanel Cuir de Russie. Also a bit brighter/dryer. Fantastic stuff!
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    Re: Hot wine with rum, cinnamon and spices

    I´ve always thought Costes original perfume fits the bill.

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    Re: Favorite citrus-free vetiver?

    Annick Goutal used to have a fantastic vetiver. I’m not sure if they still make it, or the status of it.

    Sel de Vetiver from The Different Company is also very good.
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    Re: Favorite Perfumer

    Two Ernest:

    Seconding Ernest Beaux for Chanel mostly. Just the imagination and perfection of No 5, No 22, Bois des Iles and Cuir de Russie - all within five years in the 1920´s.

    Adding Ernest...
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    Re: Unique 'to die for' fragrances...

    Especially this one.
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    Re: Non-Powdery Leather Recommendations

    That´s a great list, with many of my favorite leathers, and it´s also quite diverged and perfect to start with.
  23. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Great idea, and a great scent! My father wore this and I have bought a new bottle for him, the first in like 30 years. I wear it too :)
  24. Thread: House of Caron

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    Re: House of Caron

    I see. I hope Chanel and Guerlain will keep more than 10% of their oldies in production after 2019 then...
  25. Thread: House of Caron

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    Re: House of Caron

    I wonder if the Fraysse dynasty is to stay at Caron. And what Richard Fraysse actually did with their perfumes until 2016 - ruining them but not making them IFRA compliant? And since then it´s his...
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    Re: Are you kidding me?

    I haven´t heard of him before, but obviously he made 17 perfumes this year. Among them one for Nishane and nine(!) for Bruno Acampora(!)...
    https://www.fragrantica.com/noses/Miguel_Matos.html
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    Re: Request : Woody oriental, creamy and airy

    Carven Homme (1999)
    Molecule 01

    Perhaps try to layer them, I think the iso E super could provide some extra airyness to Carven’s creamyness. I think I will try this combination tomorrow :)
  28. Thread: Dior in Paris

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    Re: Dior in Paris

    I bought my Vetiver at Le Bon Marche a year ago. They didn’t have it on display, so you might have to ask for it.
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    hednic, perhaps you have elaborated on this before, but what incarnation of Balafre is your preferred? How do you like the latest version (is it - like - ten years old now?)?
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    Re: New - Czech & Speake No 88 EdP

    Well they did release Villa Ausonia in 2018, which went pretty much under the radar. I haven’t tried it. And about the same time they put out the reworked EdP version of Dark Rose.
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    New - Czech & Speake No 88 EdP

    I thought the old cologne was strong, wonder how this new EdP will perform? And if the smell is the same?
    ...
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    Re: Le Labo's Vanille 44 vs. Gaiac 10

    No worries, Vanille 44 has presence, but it’s nowhere near some of the projection monsters like Oud 27, Vetiver 46 or Santal 33.
    It’s certainly there but in a much softer way, it sort of comes and...
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    Re: Le Labo's Vanille 44 vs. Gaiac 10

    I think Vanille is my favourite vanilla fragrance, and rather fantastic all categories. And this coming from one who often find vanilla cloying...

    Guiac on the other hand I do find very cloying.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Heritage EdP (current) - Guerlain
    (+ Danger pour Homme parfum on one hand.)
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    My plan is still to acquire the pretty expensive Great Britain by Roja Dove. So probably I will buy 100 other fragrances instead/while saving up to it...
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    Hi pluran,

    Just of curiosity - have you tried Oud Wood Intense by Tom Ford? I agree with your list and know you know your leathers. I´ve fallen hard for the TF, and wasn't´t expecting that...
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    Honestly, I need to retry those. I always seem to forget them when I´m in the store that stocks them, and when I see them I smell of thousand other things. Next time I promise to smell them!
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    Do you mean the current version or some sort of vintage..?
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    If there were only Tom Ford:
    Bois Marocain
    Oud Wood Intense
    Velvet Gardenia
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    Re: My Creed collection. What's yours?

    Official bottles/tester bottles/flacons:
    Acier Aluminium
    Ambre Canelle
    Angelique Encens
    Baie de Genievre
    Bois du Portugal
    Chèvrefeuille Original
    Erolfa
    Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgarie
    Fleurs de...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    My latest purchase: Oud Wood Intense by Tom Ford. Unbelievable good.
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    At the moment: Oud Wood Intense by Tom Ford. Fantastic.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Thanks! It was love at first sniff, and the only one that stood out to me in the original collection (all were good to really good but not FBW). I really like Turbulences in the female collection as...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Au Hasard by Louis Vuitton.
  45. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Tom Ford Oud Wood Intense.
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    Re: New Roja Parfums - Oceania

    Interested! I love the smell of the ocean but I´m not too fond of most oceanic perfumes. If Roja have managed to blend (real?) ambergris with complexity and depth this might be fantastic. I imagine...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Great Britain - Roja Dove
    Mitsouko EdP (2015-ish) - Guerlain
    Or Black - Pascal Morabito
    Lonesome Rider - Andy Tauer
    Coriolan - Guerlain
  48. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    Another way could be diving into obscure "non-perfume" perfumes. A light application of something from Comme des Garcons synthetic series might be an option, or Tauer l´Oudh. You would smell, and...
  49. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    So sad to hear your story! Perhaps give ”naturalness” a try? Skip deodorant and the morning toothbrush session for a while. Maybe after a while they want the ”old you” back...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Haha!

    I found this in a lot of minis, but since this is 7,5 ml of the pure parfum of Or Noir by Pascal Morabito, it is no longer a mini I think.

    The glass stopper feels a bit apart - like a...
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

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    Re: Recommend me an orange citrus frag?

    Maybe Orange Star from Tauer?
    Or Alpona from Caron, if you can find it?
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    Re: La Collection des Essences by Elie Saab

    I´m thinking of blind buying some of those, but would like to avoid the super feminine ones. In your opinion - is there any of these that leans more to the feminine side than others?

    At the moment...
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    Re: Vetiver fragrances inventory: under-the-radar

    Creed Vetiver (not Original Vetiver) on your list is discontinued I guess... If not could you give me some info on where to get it :)
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    Re: Looking for lilac

    This.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th August, 2019

    Nice fragrance, horrible name.



    Myself: Yatagan 14 sprays.
  57. Re: Legitimacy of Profumi Rari & Vintage Discontinuati?

    I have never dealt with this seller, but they are on basenotes as well (maybe you knew that). Feedback page 100% positive but only three sales:
    http://www.basenotes.net/itrader.php?u=26195428
  58. Re: Fragrances similar to Le Labo Rose 31 (pre-reformulation 2015)

    I bought mine one year ago on sale in a big department store in Sweden, but haven’t seen it since. But taking the brand name and bottle design into count one would think there were reasonably priced...
  59. Re: Fragrances similar to Le Labo Rose 31 (pre-reformulation 2015)

    The closest I have found is Jeremy Scott for adidas.

    https://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Adidas/Adidas-Originals-by-Jeremy-Scott-29416.html
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    Re: Donna Karan Black Cashmere

    I have that exact bottle in 30 ml.
    I would say it is perfectly unisex, maybe more masculine than feminine. Staying power is excellent too so you don’t need that much. As part of a bigger collection...
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    Re: Choose and Rank Your 10 Favorite From This List

    Egoiste
    Derby (current iteration)
    Chanel Pour Monsieur EDT
    L'Hombre Dans L'Eau
    Avignon
    Memoir Man
    Fahrenheit
    Dia Man
    Silver Factory
    Sartorial
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Acqua di Parma
    Leather
    Ebano
    Sandalo

    Comme des Garcons
    Garage
    Lily
    Sugi
    Hinoki
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    Re: Any "Must Try" Le Labo City Exclusives?

    I have tried most of them and agree with those who find the Baie Rose nice.

    I find Vanille 44 and Musc 25 better though, enen FBW, and more unique and interesting. Aldehyde 44(?) is interesting as...
  64. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    A little. But they´re all used, bought on the sales forum here. And the Black Tier was the small 30 ml bottle... but still a little expensive, yes.
  65. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Roja Dove:
    Black Tier (blind buy)
    Creation-E parfum homme
    Discovery atomizers: Majestic Aoud, Lakme, Reckless parfum homme
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    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    Caron:

    Tabac Blond
    Alpona
    Yatagan/Troisieme homme
  67. Re: Spectacles/eyewar - looking for communities like basenotes

    Thanks for the advice. I have never heard of Luxottica, and you suggestion to avoid that led me to a long list of indie brands.
  68. Spectacles/eyewar - looking for communities like basenotes

    Coming of age means a need for glasses, at least for me. I´m a total newbie and don´t know what to look for, or where. But I suspect there is a world out there with quality/style beyond the big...
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    Re: Your Favorite Neroli Fragrances?

    Adding Czech & Speake Neroli to the list.
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    Re: top 5 most BEAUTIFUL perfumes you have smelled

    As of today:

    l´Ether by IUNX
    Iris Pallida by l´Artisan Parfumeur
    Dark Rose (vintage) by Czech & Speake
    Great Britain by Roja Dove
    Tabac Blond by Caron
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    Re: Fragrance related tattoos

    There is a perfumer, Laurent Bruyere, who seem to like a certain Guerlain perfume.
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  72. Thread: Best Vetiver

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    Poll: Re: Best Vetiver

    Thanks for the list! I really need to try:
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    Re: Bond No.9 Dubai Jade or Sapphire Black

    I bought Jade for my girlfriend, and have a discovery atomizer of Black Sapphire.

    I think both are great, but very different. Jade is easy to wear with not much oud. It is very elegant and...
  74. Poll: Re: Most random question ever - which would you choose?

    I love all of them, although I haven´t tried Coromandel in EdP form.

    Maybe the Chanel and Cartier are better suited for colder weather?

    Apres l´Onde is unique and fantastic to my nose -...
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    Re: Juicy sweet summer scent!

    This.
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    Re: Green Fragrances?

    Fantastic green perfume - one of my favorites! And you are right about the description.
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    Re: Green Fragrances?

    100838

    Byredo Green. It’s the only Byredo fragrance that is not in production any more, but it’s green.

    Edit: just saw that you don’t want recommendations of discontinued stuff, sorry.
  78. Re: Jean Patou's 'Cocktail Bar de Parfums' -- prepare to swoon

    That really looks fantastic! And what a ”modern” idea. I wonder how much the cost was in current currency...
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    Re: The poster this forum misses the most is ...

    Among many, I miss scentemental the most.
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    Re: New, fresh, perfume blogs

    I don´t follow any blogs, but I stumble upon the usual suspects already mentioned above when googling for perfume reviews.

    One that is nice and not mentioned yet is thecandyperfumeboy, who still...
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    Re: Next blind buy - summer scent

    I suggest any of the Guerlain L´Homme Ideal fragrances. I haven´t tried them all, and really don´t remember which I tried, but all that I did try were really good!

    You could also try Un Jardin Sur...
  82. Re: Mystery Schiaparelli perfume - Splendid de Schiaparelli

    Thank you for you answers! All the perfumes in the package are unopened(/sealed?) and I’m not sure I have the nerve to ”blind break the seal”...

    I’ll try to find out some more, maybe email the...
  83. Mystery Schiaparelli perfume - Splendid de Schiaparelli

    Hi all,

    I just bought a mystery Schiaparelli fragrance, that I can´t find any information on. I haven´t received it yet but will hopefully this week (together with two other perfumes that was part...
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    Re: Good "forest" fragrance

    I guess there are many kinds of forests, and two fragrances reminds me of my imaginary forests:
    - Tsar (seconding this suggestion)
    - Zagorsk
  85. Re: let's play a game: what perfumes should Burt Reynold wear?

    Not knowing much about him, and just judging from the picture (not taking age into count):
    Lagerfelt Classic
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    Re: Hermès Un Jardin sur la Lagune

    I tried it very briefly in a store today, and was pleasantly surprised. The series have failed to make an impression on me so far, but this might be a standout. Fresh but also interesting and with...
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    Re: Today I bought February 2019

    Me too :)
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    Re: Best Rotting Flowers

    Voleur de Roses by l ´Artisan Parfumeur
  89. Re: If you could rebuild your collection and set a 20 bottle limit, what would you buy?

    Not easy at all, there are a lot of favorites in everyones selections.

    Maybe mr. reasonable or Finnster...
  90. Re: If you could rebuild your collection and set a 20 bottle limit, what would you buy?

    From my current collection:

    Memoir Man (2010)
    Amouage

    Alpona (1939)
    Caron

    Tabac Blond (1919)
    Caron
  91. Re: Vintage Fruity Chypres-Your Favorites, Your Thoughts

    Another modern: Emotionnelle (Parfums DelRae) by Michel Roudnitska.
    Masculine (half) vintage version: Ocean Rain (Mario Valentino) by Edmond Roudnitska.
  92. Re: Vintage Fruity Chypres-Your Favorites, Your Thoughts

    I think Fetish pour Femme by Roja Dove qualifies as fruity chypre. It´s dark and dry and leathery, but at the same time juicy and fruity - much due to a wonderful tubereuse I guess.

    Not vintage...
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    Re: What would Freddie Mercury wear?

    I just saw the movie "Bohemian Rhapsody", so a bump is in order :)

    Apart from the facts already mentioned in the thread, and taking into count when he was active/alive, I´d say he would wear...
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    Re: I love Aramis Havana, what else should I try?

    As mentioned, Montana d'Homme is very similar. And yesterday I got another perfume, almost as similar: Open by Roger and Gallet.
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    Re: Very dry herbal fragrances

    Pot Pourri by Santa Maria Novella.
  96. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

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    Re: Fragrances your Spouse/Partner Hate

    In my house, by far: ”The Rancid Goat” aka Figment Man by Amouage.
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    Re: Clive Christian 1872 Twist Fragrances

    I don´t want to hijack the thread, but could you tell us a little about the 1872 Basil too..?
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    Re: Clive Christian 50% selected items

    I´m contemplating this offer. Have any of you tried "E green fougere with aromatic lavender" - the female version? Very few reviews on this but the ones I´ve read talks about a unisex/masculine...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 31st December, 2018

    That’s an impressive way to end the year :)
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