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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    VERY NICE! Thank you! This one would be hard too!


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    So now updating:

    From the left to the right:
    - First: Volupté by Oscar de La Renta;
    - Second: Van Cleef by Van Cleef & Arpels;
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    Poll: Re: Prada L'homme vs Dior Homme Eau

    Prada.
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    Re: Phtaloblue by Tauer

    +1.
    Beyond this he’s a very nice person with an unique taste in music and artistic skills. I’m a little overdue with his latest releases but the only fragrance from his line I disliked (how fun) was...
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    Re: Weird fragrance quirks anyone?

    You’d be in heaven if you could be in the time of opening of any pharaoh chamber then.
  5. Re: New L'Homme Ideal flanker from Guerlain - L'Homme Ideal Extreme

    Exactly! Excellent analysis!

    They do this as if they depend only on the European Union for their profits. It would be tantamount to saying that their profits come only from really wealthy...
  6. Re: Suggestions for earth/wood/evening-wear fragrances suitable for younger people?

    LOL.
    I always felt interesting wearing fragrances that were “inadequate” for my age! Sometimes I don’t understand the desperate need some people feel to fit some social norms that sometimes exist...
  7. Re: New release: L'Air du Desert Marocain Solid Perfume

    I wouldn’t want LADDM even as ashes.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    I was underwhelmed by it. Thought it would be daring, animalic or at least more musky after everything I read about it. And thought it would be a beast. It’s a tamed mute pinscher 0. At least I found...
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    Re: New to Fragrances- would love a bit of help!

    Try the female Obsession. Disregard the female label and just try.
    Another nice fragrance to try in the same vein is Ambre Narguilé.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    It’s not so pissy maybe cause it doesn’t project too much. I wish I knew it when it was launched that it was more raw.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Wowed for the good? :grin:
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Did it “show” you the piss smell in the basenotes?
  13. Re: New L'Homme Ideal flanker from Guerlain - L'Homme Ideal Extreme

    I didn’t like the original one and so I tried very few (maybe 2?) flankers of it, with little interest. Maybe I should start trying them again since from the descriptions of some members some...
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    Re: Most worn in June 2020

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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Clinique Happy
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    Aramis 900
    Essential by Angel Schlesser.
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    Re: Loud, Fresh, ice, Brutal Projection, ........?

    Yes!!!! Awesome remembering! I find it funny! It reminds me of ice meeting burning lava. It’s at the same time cold and hot. A masterpiece imo.
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    Re: Tarry. Burnt. Leather.

    Montale Moon Aoud, Amouage Epic/Memoir/Interlude/Myths (you should sample all these four).
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    Re: Emotional states and fragrances to match.

    Resting in peace: Sauvage.
  19. Re: Made my first in person major store Purchase in covid era

    Well, you were better assisted than in some places that have real horses disguised as SAs working (right Printemps? right Jovoy?)...
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    Re: How Did You Become A Fragrance Lover?

    I bought my first fragrance at around 13/14 yo. At this time I was already interested in perfumes. My aunt used to use perfumes every day and she didn’t care about genders. She would buy what she...
  21. Re: Please recommend some musky scents for the summer

    Burberry Touch is also a nice option.
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    Re: Dior Spice Blend or Balade Sauvage?

    Balade is one of the few fresh fragrances that has excellent performance.
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    Re: Fragrance for a young doctor

    Orthopedist by any chance? :grin:
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    Re: Loud, Fresh, ice, Brutal Projection, ........?

    With brutal projection: I fear I know nothing.
  25. Thread: Which oud?

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    Re: Which oud?

    LOL
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    Re: Emotional states and fragrances to match.

    I guess this is after the opera, with some drinks up to the head, in a bit confused state of mind...
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    Nice! Thank you! At first glance I thought the first one on the far left was Shalimar, but Shalimar bottle is more rounded and more low. Its cap looked blue in the movie but it can be the light and...
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    :thumbup:
  29. Thread: Which oud?

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    Re: Which oud?

    By Kilian Incense Oud.
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    Re: Fragrance for a young doctor

    Voyage D’Hermès EDT
    Terre D’Hermès Eau Très Fraîche
    Eau de Cartier...
    It will depend on what kind of patients you will work, in which health conditions they are in general, if they get nauseated...
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    Re: Your best blind buy ever

    This and Moss Breches.
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    Re: Fragrances spotted in movies!

    In Hannibal (2001), when Clarice Starling is trying to find Hannibal using a letter he sent her, one of the few clues she had was the smell of it. Then she asked for help in IFF. In the bottom you...
  33. Re: Looking for some recommendations and opinions for my new perfume, new here

    Very nice order, specially regarding the Lutens. Love all the ones you ordered, Encens et Lavande being my favorite.
    For Spitueuse Double Vanille you gotta check out a cheap option called Cologne...
  34. Re: Please recommend some musky scents for the summer

    Dans Tes Bras! Ohhhh, that's awesome!
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    Re: The "Alpha male" 2.0 ?

    Maybe the object of search is not exactly the perfume... I'm almost sure one of Freud's theories would explain this.
  36. Re: A few questions about L'Instant de Guerlain EDT/EDP/Extreme

    Your EDT is in the older bottle or in the new bottle (the one that’s similar to many other male fragrances, like Vetiver)? I have an old one and it lasts and projects well the whole day with 4...
  37. Re: Looking for some recommendations and opinions for my new perfume, new here

    Serge Lutens may be an interesting house for you to explore.
  38. Re: Am I the only one that HATES Dior Eau Sauvage, but LOVES Armani Eau Pour Homme?

    If you remove the “Eau” I would completely agree to you.
  39. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Beau du Jour! Gonna check out what the fuss is about!
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    Re: original dior hommes

    Hahaha, yes, despite most of the times the SAs do spray the fragrance in the tester strips regardless we already know the fragrance in my experience, a lot of people will really have a “nice...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    It may be some strange LVMH (read Bernard Arnault or any of his heads at Dior) strange marketing strategy like I saw sometimes regarding Louis Vuitton in China. Actually they are more concerned about...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    It was indeed a pretty idiot move of them. Dior Homme became a classic and a reference of modern perfumery. Restricting the distribution and putting an impostor in its place just open the door to any...
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    Re: original dior hommes

    It’s still being sold as Dior Homme Original, just with restricted distribution. Call any Dior boutique next to you and ask if they have it.

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  44. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Sounds like an improved version to me then! Quite interesting! Gotta try as soon as possible! Thanks for sharing your impressions! Very appreciated!
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    Re: Fake testers in perfume shops in France

    Maybe someone opening a store or selling stuff in French eBay. 128986
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    Re: Reformulation better than Vintage?

    The plastic stem is less powdery, has less iris and is more leathery. I do like the old one, but it’s not uncommon it causing me headache (I have both).
  47. Re: Has anyone received fake fragrances from fragranceX or fragrancenet?

    No. Partially used and used sold as new: Yes.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    How funny. It’s not in Fragrantica’s database yet.
  49. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    How about the oregano and the smoky note (on my skin it turn a bit like ashtray) of the original one? Are they still present?
  50. Re: Hows Roja Dove Elysium the perfume cologne version?

    :lipsrsealed:
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    Re: Reformulation better than Vintage?

    I like better the second version of Dior Homme (plastic stem), the reformulated Higher and found Armani Eau Pour Homme in the new bottle lasted longer (didn’t find the smell different, but haven’t...
  52. Re: new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    With time you will find out what works better for you. But before deciding to buy, I always recommend a skin test.
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    Re: Naxos vs Tobacco Vanille vs Back To Black

    If you love tobacco, I don’t find redundant. My favorite out of the three is Back to Black. But it can be the most polarizing too. Tobacco Vanille can be addictive in the beginning and cloying after...
  54. Re: Raid on a perfume discounter! Store finally open...

    Wow! Now that’s A list!
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    Re: Masculinity in gender differences in perfumery

    :grin:
    I could give some shots...
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    Re: Fake testers in perfume shops in France

    Very strange. Even for making costs lower, I don’t see the logic behind this. It’s pretty stupid unless I’m missing something. The average Joe CAN know if that perfume is his Sauvage or just a...
  57. Re: new and finding out always try a fragrance before buying a bottle.

    I also find Sauvage grotesque.
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    Re: Question about sampling fragrances with a mask

    Not if everyone will think of entering the store without a mask to sniff a fragrance...
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    Re: Question about sampling fragrances with a mask

    Technically unsniffed/anosmic buy. :grin:
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    Re: Estee Lauder Youth Dew..........for men?

    The descriptions of the reviews reminded me of a fragrance I have and like a lot: Must de Cartier Extrait. Not the description of the notes, but the “mood”, the “effect” of the fragrance. Sounds...
  61. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    LOL! Living dangerously! That’s funny! Let us know what you think about it when it arrives.
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    Re: Dior Homme: did I just get a bad decant?

    Check out the batch code at check cosmetic. You can make this before you buy.
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    Re: best way to apply from 1 ml sample vials?

    I dilute them in 100mls of alcohol and so in the end instead of having just a sample, I have a full bottle. How do you think I made my collection?
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    Re: Dior Homme: did I just get a bad decant?

    You sprayed yourself with the lemon juice you were going to drink by accident.
  65. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Blind buy?
  66. Re: Do you like or dislike fragrances based on criteria OTHER THAN SMELL(and performance)?

    Yes! I admire some fragrances I would “never” (read at this moment) have or wear like Kouros, Polo Green or Angel (female one).
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    Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    When I tried it it smelled like a lemon mousse.
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    She’s lying to you just because she’s out of stock. She wants to sell you Blah de Chanel.
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    Lets say I echo this.
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    Then Andrei, next time explain your post better if you don’t want to be misunderstood. No one is capable of reading minds like professor Xavier and we do need things explained if you don’t want to be...
  71. Thread: Recommendation

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    Re: Recommendation

    +1 for Voyage D’Hermès EDT
    Fréderic Malle L’Eau D’Hiver
    Miller Harris Fleur du Matin
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    Ok, ok. I’ll be serious now. Bvlgari Pour Homme Extreme or Dior Dune.
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    Re: Latest Guerlain - Patchouli Ardent!

    Isn’t it spicy?
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    It’s in Fragrantica! The pyramid is fantastic!
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    But why would he eat old meat if he can eat it fresh?
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    I told you to run...
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    No! Advice with humor! Different things with subtle differences.
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    Re: The Perfume of Innocence

    Run Andrei, run. Like Forrest did. :grin:
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    Oud by MFK!

    LOL. We all posted at the same time and the posts got messed up! I had to edit my posts and my choices. Had a busy day stealing. Had to steal more than I planned to.
  80. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Bal A Versailles! It was easy to find here! Out it’s not so easy!
  81. Re: Blind Buy Disappointment: The Basenotes in Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta

    Colonia Pura is the way to go. Not blind buying of course. :grin:
  82. Thread: Allergic Reaction

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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    Good luck. You seem to already know what to do and you have your whole body to do that.
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    Re: Do perfumes go bad?

    Some are born bad. :rolleyesold:
  84. Thread: Allergic Reaction

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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    You will have to stop spray it directly to your skin, unfortunately. It seems to be indeed an allergic reaction and if you don’t stop doing it it tends to get worse.
    You’d be better meet an...
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    Busy shipping Coco Pour Homme for all around the world...
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    Well, imo the horse did play an excellent role in Voyage D’Hermès’ commercial. Not even a ship can glide over the water with such a resourcefulness as he.
  87. Re: Do you wear a fragrance that other people like on you, even if you don't care for it yourself?

    Not. It’s me that has to smell it all day, so I have to please myself first and the most.
  88. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Prince RF’s 1740 Marquis de Sade will smell nice over here!
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    His tattoos looks unfinished. LOL. I don’t know. I think I don’t like “spots” of tattoos on the arms untied. I like them all covered in “one block”.
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    Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    While I love Monsieur I gotta agree on Chocolate Greedy and gotta add Montale Intense Cafe. I don’t even dare to recom Intense Cafe to anyone. Yuck!
  91. Re: Are there any fragrance houses you don't buy due to past experience or other personal belief?

    I would! 128372
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    Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Actually I understand i.e. how others dislike Leather Oud or Kouros, but honestly, MKK and Serge Noire were inoffensive to me (on the contrary, I liked them). I tried to understand where that dislike...
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    Re: Selecting summer niche perfume (need help)

    No! The Marly no!
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I pay happy (when they are niche or more hard to find designers).
    I’m used to stingy SAs, sellers and whatever and I will happily pay for trying what I want. Many times I lost opportunities to pay...
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    Hahaha. Excellent! But Musc Ravageur?
    I’d think something like Leather Oud, Xerjoff Zafar, Cuir D’Iris or even going light with something like Declaration or Fahrenheit. lol. It seems that Musc...
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    LOL. Now became one of my favorites.
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    Re: What is Your Favorite Male Perfume Ad?

    This one is cut. The nude is a full-frontal and it’s inspired in an old picture of Yves Saint-Laurent himself. I also like this ad and the other one for the vintage M7. I like ads playing with nudity...
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    I also find it pretty good! Classy and casual at the same time.
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    Re: New Chanel COCO pour homme!!!!!!!

    LOL. BIG THANK YOU! I was already angry the link was broken and no one saved the image!
    For a second I believed it was a new Chanel coming and new horizons passed through my mind, like not being...
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    Re: Fragrance Suggestions for a Mother

    Nice! I Love Love or Phylosikos may be more of her liking. The Moschino is indeed is way better choice to Light Blue, wich I find a bit nauseating. ClockworkAlice made very nice suggestions.
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