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    Re: Indian Place Names in Perfumery

    Thanks to all respondents. A couple there I had forgotten (I even own Jaipur Homme); and several of which I was ignorant.

    My thanks again.
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    Indian Place Names in Perfumery

    Hello All,

    I am on a little quest to identify any perfumes which use Indian place names in their title.

    Sadly, I can only think of Dior's Pondicherry: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26130697.html...
  3. Thread: Oud

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    Re: Oud

    BUMP

    This thread the best place for this link: http://interactive.aljazeera.com/aje/2016/oud-agarwood-scent-from-heaven/index.html read or watch.
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    Re: guerlain lidge??

    That's because it is also sold out at City Perfume. Keep checking both sites, you might get lucky.

    This Basenoter is selling one:
    ...
  5. Re: Is it okay for a guy to wear a woman's scent - HONEST ANSWERS PLEASE!

    Yes, and I can't believe this question still needs to be asked.
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    Re: The Forum Has Changed in the last 5 years

    Agree with the OP's sentiments.

    I don't buy into the site's down-time as a real issue - it hasn't kept the punters away. More broadly there have been delivery failures - the magazine, the...
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    Re: Yatagan...does anyone actually like this?

    Yes, many people do. You could search the threads here; you could check the reviews: http://www.basenotes.net/ID26121723.html where 99 people have written positive reviews; or you could just do the...
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    Re: guerlain lidge??

    You'll also find it at City Perfume: http://cityperfume.com.au/linstant-de-guerlain-pour-homme-eau-extreme-edp-75ml-spray/

    for several dollars more.

    Some of the prices at...
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    Re: Buying perfumes from America

    If I need to say it, clearly I have never had any problem with Strawberrynet and recommend them without hesitation, and I'm up to order number 25.


    However, you'll get both of Chergui and New...
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    Re: Buying perfumes from America

    You still haven't said what price.

    Chergui from StrawberryNet: http://au.strawberrynet.com/perfume/serge-lutens/chergui-eau-de-parfum-spray/86262/#DETAIL buy a little non-perfume item and...
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    Re: Buying perfumes from America

    Which perfumes and at what price?
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    Re: What Is Service Worth?

    So, Mecca are charging you $150 for 50mls of Chergui - yes?


    FragranceNet will charge you $75 + $14-$20 for shipping.


    Send her some flowers instead.
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    Re: FeelingSexy.com.au

    Highly regarded. Mnay purchases. Never a problem.

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/218451-Best-Australian-e-store
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    Re: Essenze by Ermenegildo Zegna (2012)

    Bump

    http://www.zegna.com/en/rest-of-the-world/fragrances/essenze
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    Poll: Re: Bleu de Chanel vs Terre d'Hermes

    Neither is a powerhouse fragrance.

    One is a ho-hum generic.

    The other is a very good fragrance indeed.
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    Re: What is your Signature Scent?

    Yes.




    No.
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    Re: Which scent do you recommend?

    Ysl La Nuit

    And learn how to set up a poll.
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    Re: Pure Malt back in UK stores!!!

    http://scentbitch.com/2012/11/11/thierry-mugler-relaunches-pure-malt-for-some-reason/
  19. Thread: Buying Creed

    by Dr_Rudi
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    Re: Buying Creed

    Max - I don't know who you are talking about - but it certainly isn't the Creed boutique in Sydney.
  20. Thread: Buying Creed

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    Re: Buying Creed

    Give them a call.
  21. Thread: Buying Creed

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    Re: Buying Creed

    There is a Creed boutique in Sydney - buy online from them


    http://www.creedperfume.com.au/
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    Re: Shopping in Melbourne Australia.

    DJs used to carry Bond No9; I am less certain about currently (haven't been to Melbourne this year, which is most unusual).

    I'll just add to the thread tho; and mention Chadstone for the Chanel...
  23. Thread: Fragrancenet

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    Re: Fragrancenet

    My best advice would be to shop around - depends on what exactly you are buying.

    FragranceNet were slow, and the packaging is terrible - admittedly nothing has been broken.

    ...
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    Re: Acquiring samples in Australia

    http://register.davidjones.com.au/service01/davidjones_registration.do
  25. Thread: Splits ?

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    Re: Splits ?

    Hi Inc0gnito,

    There is indeed an Aussie splits group:

    https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/oz-scent-splits
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    Re: L'Heure Bleue Formulations

    It might worth asking Mr G.

    http://monsieurguerlain2.blogspot.com.au/2008/06/lheure-bleue.html
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    Le Geant - Eau d'Hadrien

    For the Annick Goutal fans - and I guess especially the Eau d'Hadrien fans - a new botte of 450mls.

    Details here.
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    Re: Calvin Klein Encounter (2012) Personal Review

    Agreed.
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    Re: Question regarding perfumers

    Neither in my opinion nor my experience.

    And in these days of 'noses for hire' also unlikely.
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    Re: Know any good perfume stores in London?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/193940-London

    http://www.theage.com.au/travel/activity/shopping/pounds-and-scents-20090429-amoi.html


    Persolaise's guide will be the most current.
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    Re: Which of these two watches?

    I like the Eco-Drive as a watch. Of those, I'd take the first also.
  32. Thread: Keeping Boxes?

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    Re: Keeping Boxes?

    http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=6
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    Re: la nuit de l'homme v Spicebomb

    No contest - La Nuit
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    Re: List your collection (male

    Not at all. Why ask people to list their fragrances,when they already have? This is on a par with members' inability to use the search function.
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    Re: List your collection (male

    Isn't this what wardrobes are for? Albeit, mine won't be up to date.
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    Re: YSL M7 and M7 oud

    It's not a flanker. This is M7 as it is; that's it. It's part of La Collection, just like Pour Homme; Rive Gauche ph; Jazz, and the others.
  37. Thread: Eau de Baux

    by Dr_Rudi
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    Re: Eau de Baux

    Over rated. As Katie Puckrick said, this is a straight-ahead, linear "mall amber".

    And when 3 or 4 of a dozen positive responses tell you how cheap it is - well, that sums it up right there.
  38. Thread: M7

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    Re: M7

    JFC.

    You're wrong, it is not a flanker. M7 Fresh is a flanker. The Oud Absolu is the re-issued, re-launched M7, possibly re-formulated - which has not been discontinued.

    They re-issued a...
  39. Thread: M7

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    Re: M7

    Nope. http://yslexperience.com/en-GB/perfume/la-collection-ysl/m7-oud-absolu/eau-de-toilette
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    A little interview with Serge Lutens

    http://www.livemint.com/2012/06/07192653/Using-scents-to-tell-stories.html
  41. Re: Why is Dirty English for men so dang cheap right now?

    Because it's crap.
  42. Re: Article: US FiFi Winners announced last night in NYC

    Nouveau Niche Women Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge - Private Blend - Tom Ford Beauty
    Nouveau Niche Men Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge - Private Blend - Tom Ford Beauty


    There's a step forward.
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    Re: Melbourne collectors & enthusiasts unite!

    There is a group on Basenotes for Aussies: http://www.basenotes.net/group.php?groupid=75 and which we need to use more.

    Also, I know that http://www.basenotes.net/members/30719-msveronica9 has...
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    Hair: Redken vs Sebastian

    Hello Ladies, (and Men as the case may be)

    So, I went to my hairdressers this afternoon to be greeted with the news that they are no longer a Redken Gold Ambassador Salon, and have changed...
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    Re: Something strong

    @Koala,

    I think this is much more about aromatherapy than perfume. I'm sure I'd feel strong wearing Mitsouko.

    So, for something different to think about:

    InEssence make a 'Confidence'...
  46. Re: What great designer frag contains the most unique combination of notes you can think of?

    Kouros

    M7

    Mandragore Pourpre

    Yatagan
  47. Re: Shave Soap vs Shave Cream, Shave Foam, Shave Gel

    Renato - not that I'm speaking for Gandhajala; just answering the question whilst I'm passing through; but he did his time in Oz; in Brisbane.
  48. Re: What is a fragrance that you could wear 7 days in a row?

    Everything I own. And I have.
  49. Thread: 12 May Update

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    Re: 12 May Update

    Okay,Grant for the New Year's Honours list - do they have public nomination in the UK?
  50. Re: Shave Soap vs Shave Cream, Shave Foam, Shave Gel

    And of course, Norman used an electric razor!

    http://youtu.be/cW2kSkurQFs
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    Re: Am I missing something?

    Limiting myself to three:


    Kouros

    Opium pour homme

    Vetiver by Guerlain
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    Re: Candy cane cologne

    Prada Candy
  53. Re: What are the most highly liked colognes as of today?

    Amazon sales rankings:

    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_1?rh=n%3A3760911%2Cn%3A!11055981%2Cn%3A11056591%2Cn%3A11056761&bbn=11056591&sort=salesrank&ie=UTF8&qid=1336151799&rnid=11056591
  54. Re: IF you had a signature scent, what would it be ?

    Kouros
  55. @ Ghandajala I am insanely jealous you...

    @ Ghandajala

    I am insanely jealous you attended any perfume related event with Katie P. That would never happen in Brisbane!
  56. Re: Shave Soap vs Shave Cream, Shave Foam, Shave Gel

    Renato,

    I suspect Bruce is correct; as is Gandhajala.

    My trajectory is the opposite of Hednic - I started with foams, went to gels, and have now been using cream for a little less than a year. ...
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    Re: Terre d'hermes parfum 200ml

    I bought it in Singapore duty free a few weeks ago - but it may have been the last one on the shelf.
  58. Re: Any good way to convert splash bottles into sprays

    There's nothing wrong with splash bottles.
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    Re: Are these the only

    Ambre Fetiche by Annick Goutal
  60. Re: D&G By Man, Kouros Tattoo, Annick Goutal, Guy Laroche Horizon

    Shipping to where?
  61. Re: D&G By Man, Kouros Tattoo, Annick Goutal, Guy Laroche Horizon

    shipping to where?
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    Re: Why no love for...

    Because it's generic rubbish.
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    Re: New - Jaguar Fragrance Amber

    Bump.

    Any reviews of this one?
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    Re: The Most Classic Smelling Men's Cologne

    Aramis
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    Ah, Sweet Skunk

    http://www.dana.org/news/cerebrum/detail.aspx?id=1428

    An old article which FragrantMoments linked to on their Twitter feed this morning. Of interest to some, perhaps.
  66. Thread: Leather!

    by Dr_Rudi
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    Re: Leather!

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/297361-Great-amp-reasonably-priced-leather-scent-for-a-beginner
  67. Re: Great & reasonably priced leather scent for a beginner?

    +1 Cuir de Lancome
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    Re: Terre D'Hermes EDT or Parfum?

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/260458-Terre-d-Herm%C3%A8s-vs-Terre-d-Herm%C3%A8s-Parfum

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/270872-Terre-d-Hermes-Parfum.
    ...
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    Re: Aromatics Elixir "Perfumer's Reserve"

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/272495-New-Fragrance-Aromatics-Elixir-Perfumer-s-Reserve
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    Re: Will hermes ship to Canada?

    http://www.hermes.com/index-ca-en.html

    Hermès will open an online boutique in Canada in 2012. Please provide us with your email address if you would like to be informed of the launch.



    ...
  71. Re: Please help me choose the better quality fragrances!

    Only TdH of those.
  72. Re: Is there a perfume for women that smells like hyacinths or sweet peas?

    I find hyacinths in these, but none on the dry down:

    Givenchy III by Givenchy

    kate SUMMER TIME by Kate Moss

    B. United Jeans Woman by benetton

    Y by YSL
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    Re: Netflix of Scents

    I'm perfectly chilled - and you haven't answered the question. These 'fragrance finders' are based on Michael Edwards' fragrance wheel - not an algorithm.

    And it is not designed to deliver 'smell...
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    Re: Serious decision time !

    I decided I was going to park my motorcycle next to the garage and then hide behind it so I could get a good view of the whole street when she came home. It was at that moment, crouching behind my...
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    Re: Netflix of Scents

    Cough,cough,

    http://www.fragrance-editions.com/fatest/details2.asp?StockID=17040

    http://www.fragrance-editions.com/fatest/details2.asp?StockID=2398
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    Re: Netflix of Scents

    What makes you say that? Do you understand how these things work? Are you expecting 'smell alike' fragrances?

    More importantly, given people's inability to use the search function, I doubt...
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    Re: How do you pronounce your fragrances?

    Correctly.

    You may need help.


    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/227811-The-French-Pronunciation-Thread

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/246256-French-pronunciation-great-new-site
    ...
  78. Thread: PM box

    by Dr_Rudi
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    Re: PM box

    Correct.

    If you are a supporting member you can have 1000 PMs. In the meantime there are download options if you want to save your messages.
  79. Re: yves saint laurent - l'homme vs. yves saint laurent - rive gauche

    I wouldn't choose either of those.

    Kouros
    Opium
    Live Jazz
    Pour Homme
    M7
    La Nuit de L'Homme
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Dirty English review

    Chandler's wrong again I see.
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    Re: What to try on the "tea genre" of perfumes?

    Duel always smells of tea to me.


    http://www.annickgoutal.com/en/perfume/annick+goutal+mens+Fragrances/fragrances/duel+.html
  82. Re: Guerlain vetiver, givenchy vetyver, chanel sycamore, which to buy!

    Tony is correct of course, and this has to be your starting point. Buy this one first.
  83. Cross referencing the thread on this topic: ...

    Cross referencing the thread on this topic:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/289781-Miss-Dior-Cherie-name-change-to-Miss-Dior
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    Re: Miss Dior Cherie name change to Miss Dior?

    Cross-referencing the article on this topic:

    http://www.basenotes.net/content/1004-Miss-Dior-Ch%C3%A9rie-to-become-Miss-Dior
  85. Re: Ok leather fans help me find a good floral leather appropriate for a guy

    Cuir de Lancome -
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    Re: Any good anti aging face cream

    Alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) is a chemical exfoliant that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn; and therefore more of the damage you're attempting...
  87. Re: Can you help me with some designer frags with a great orange note?

    + 1.
  88. Re: Got some classic scents here guys, which is your favourite?

    I see the word "classic" has been newly defined.
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    Re: What would Serge Gainsbourg wear today?

    Whatever Guerlain were giving him for free.
  90. Re: Another office scent for men topic…..would need advice

    Any vetiver - especialy Guerlain

    T d'H

    YSL pour homme
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    Re: Most Unique Fragrance....

    This one.
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    Re: Best fragrance for meeting her parents?

    Sécrétions Magnifiques
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    Re: Modern powerhouse

    There is no such thing as a modern powerhouse.

    Maybe Michael Kors for Men
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    India (and Bangladesh)

    Hello All,

    I will soon be on a long-desired trip to India, and Bangladesh.

    Is there any local perfume / attar / fragrance that I should keep an eye out for; or particular retailers / markets...
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    Re: Skin help - Nose

    Okay, just use the cleanser on your whole face. Use a brand such as Cetaphil - beloved of dermatologists everywhere.

    STOP the pore strips and the machine. Don't buy anymore strips, and sell the...
  96. Re: Help requested: Need a new rose signature scent

    Agent Provacteur - Agent Provacteur

    Lady Vengence - Juilette Has A Gun

    Stella - Stella McCartney

    Tea Rose - Perfumer's Workshop

    Une Rose - Frederic Malle
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    Re: Moderator numbers?

    Nik, the mods can moderate any board.
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    Re: Niche importance

    Absolutely none.
  99. Re: What other expensive hobbies do you guys have besides collecting fragrances????

    Fine wine
    Good clothes
    Good cinema
    Good skincare
    Good haircuts
    Fast women
    Slow horses
  100. Thread: The Razorpit

    by Dr_Rudi
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    Re: The Razorpit

    Correct - it's a cleaning system, not a sharpening system. If your blades are already shot it cannot repair them.
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