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    Re: Bois 1920 half off at. Dillard's

    Classic 1920 is great. In fact the only Bois 1920 i consider fbw.
  2. Re: Parfumo.Net (a tempting new alternative to Basenotes / Fragrantica ?)

    I really like that you meet the same people in different places of the internet. And i’ve seen a few Basenotes members at parfumo.net already. But the international parfumo still needs to grow (which...
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    Re: The best of...Miller Harris

    Fleur de Sel
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    Re: Van Cleef & Arpels - Bois d'Iris

    Wonderful fragance.
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    Re: Strawberry in Frances

    Ambre à Sade by Nez à Nez.
  6. Re: Marc Jacobs' Dakota Fanning ad banned for being 'sexually provocative'

    My question wasn’t about morality but if the image would be legal. That i personally don’t like the objectification of women (of any age) doesn’t make it less legal.
  7. Re: Marc Jacobs' Dakota Fanning ad banned for being 'sexually provocative'

    So, if Jürgen Teller takes the same picture (or a very similar one) in four month again, everythings fine?
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    Re: • M7 Oud Absolu •

    What’s wrong with 80ml?
  9. Thread: Best vetiver

    by Lorag
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    Re: Best vetiver

    Sycomore, Itasca, VE
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    Re: L'Occitane Eau de Baux!!

    It’s very nice. The drydown is a bit strong on the vanilla side. Layering with Kyoto f.ex. helps.
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    Poll: Re: How popular is Creed SMW?

    Even if i decided to wear Acqua di Gio, i’d say chances are slim that i run into anyone wearing that fragrance. It would be different of course if you work at a Creed Boutique.
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    Poll: Re: Sel de Vetiver vs Creed Erolfa vs Sel Marin.

    Miller Harris: Fleur de Sel ;)
  13. Re: How many fragrances do you really need in an ideal fragrance wardrobe?

    One – when you’ve found it, it’d be nice if you return to us to answer this question.
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    Re: My Perfume Adventure in Paris

    Sounds like a great trip. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: Homme..or Homme intense??

    Homme
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    EN should send samples to the netherlands. Their prices are good: http://shop.essenza-nobile.de/duefte
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    Re: TdH Alternatives?

    This.
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    Re: Need a 'too special to wear all the time' scent

    Divine - L’Homme de Coeur / An iris centered fragrance without the lipstick connotations of Dior Homme and definately less everyday than Prada’s infusion. A clean and elegant scent with herbal...
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    Re: You gotta be kidding, Creed!

    „ail by hand in the highest tradition of the founder“ :D
  20. Re: Do you consider Bond no. 9 New Haarlem one of the best men's fragrance?

    No.
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    Re: Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford

    It’s a good enough leather scent. But i don’t want to smell like a new car.
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    Re: You gotta be kidding, Creed!

    I was more bothered by the bullshit itself than by the typos.
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    Re: Noooooo!!!! She likes Cool Waters!!! lol

    Don’t buy CW. You’ll be totally uninteresting to her if you first ask what she likes and then follow that road. The question you should ask yourself is: What would a woman really be impressed by who...
  24. Re: Anybody ever try Woodland Strawberry by Neil Morris?

    WS starts like strawberry marmelade and gets woodier, until there’s not much strawberry left. If you don’t care for gourmands, you won’t like it. But who asks for strawberries and doesn’t like...
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    Re: New House: Brécourt

    Thanks for the information. :-)
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    Re: violet perfume & lavender perfume

    Why do you use that much? A perfume bottle without spry is traditionalle used by closing the bottle with your finger, turning the bottle upsidedown, turning it up again, putting your now perfume wet...
  27. Re: Which Frag Would Make You Smell Like Darth Vader?

    Force Homme
  28. Thread: Summer amber

    by Lorag
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    Re: Summer amber

    Ambre Gris – Balmain
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    Re: Ambre 114 vs Ambre Sultan

    I don’t like either very much. I also don’t think they share much besides the word ambre.
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    Re: Recieving my Silver Moutain Water tomorrow!

    Congrats on your purchase. SMW is a great scent. Different batches of the Creed Millesime line have not always exactly the same smell. So, if you compare the stuff from the bottle with your sample...
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    Re: Parfums de Nicolai Kiss Me Tender

    This one is subtle. The vanilla is definitely build as a floral, but the floral aspect isn’t as dominant as in Vanille Galante f.ex. It provides an almondy sweetness which reminds of mazipan. It...
  32. Re: I would like some help pronouncing the following fragrance-related terms

    Try this site. Besides Coumarin there should be everything listed: http://belabela.posterous.com/chypre
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    Re: A Tale of Tabac Aurea and Kidney Stones.

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    Re: A Tale of Tabac Aurea and Kidney Stones.

    If there’s a Basenotes award for people who care about fragrance, you should get one. Thinking about your perfume while being totured by kidney stones is a serious statement.

    Get well soon!
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    Re: Reasonably Priced Niche Perfumes - Your Faves

    Divine
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    Re: A Five Star Vanilla.

    The name is Indult Tihota. Tihota means Sugar in Polynesian. And the perfume is limited to 999 flacons – as an owner you can register to get more. Be quick.
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    Re: Parfums de Nicolai: what are your thoughts?

    PdN make very harmonic and elegant scents. And they have a style of their own. The perfumes are wearable and understated yet they aren’t common or mundane. Nonetheless there are very few that i...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    Dick Fuld told the rest of us every day. Still believe, he was right.
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    Well, if you don’t like it, you can return it, you know...
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    Re: Why bother with samples at all????????

    There’d be much less reviews if one always should finish a 100ml bottle of perfume before writing. Sorry, but if i didn’t get a fragrance after 2-3ml i’d have no nose. I don’t have to finish a barrel...
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    Poll: Re: Is it worth it guys?

    No.
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    Re: Bond No.9 Wall Street = Masculine MI.

    Yes, this is exactly what makes it so horrific.
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    Re: Perfume will never die!

    I don’t think we will see the death of any of the above mentioned things.

    ps. What’s a check?
  44. Re: Deleting responses that are inappropriate to a thread

    So just because you don’t accept someone’s opinion you should be able to delete it?
  45. Re: This is my wardrobe: suggestions for a last addition!

    Eau des Baux by L’Occitane. You seem to like sweeter scents and it’s centred around francincense without being smoky. It’s also quite inexpensive – you could get anoter scent for 150$. :)
  46. Re: Perfume is like Wine, Creed says. Interview with Erwin Creed in my local paper this morning.

    Many of you may not be old enough to remember. But once there was something called journalism. :(
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    Re: Frederic Malle for men

    No.
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    Re: If a girl asks who smells nice...

    If it was Joop!, it wasn’t you.
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    Re: There's a tear in my beer..

    My sympathies.
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    Re: Le Male Solid Perfume Dog Tag...but really?

    There’s no need for sarcasm. Flammable liquids are prohibited at any size.
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    Re: Essenza Nobile - EXCELLENT sample service.

    They’re 2ml – at least that’s what they state on their website. But that’s quite enough for several wearings and intensive testing.
  52. Re: How do you react when people tell you you're wearing too much fragrance?

    While i personally don’t like Aventus i think it’s quite impossible to overdo it. But there seem to be people who are very sensitive to that one. My girlfried smelled the one spray on my wrist...
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    Re: Aus Liebe zum Duft

    ALzD is very good, as is Essenza Nobile. UK-based Les Senteurs offers a nice sample service, too. They ship for free in the EU and samples are 3 Pound each. I received factory samples aswell as...
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    Re: Torn Between two Guerlain Limited Editions

    Now, that’s evil. ;)
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    Re: Essenza Nobile - EXCELLENT sample service.

    They are great. I once ordered a batch of samples and they didn’t have enough juice to completely fill one of the atomizers. I wouldn’t have noticed the difference really as it was ~1.5ml full, but...
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    Re: fragrance for every day?

    Silver Mountain Water (Creed), Prada Infusion Homme, Live Jazz (YSL), Classic 1920 (Bois 1920), Fleur de Sel (Miller Harris), Ecre Noir (Lalique), French Lover (Malle), He Wood Rocky Mountain Wood...
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    Re: Terrible flankers

    La Mâle terrible ;)
  58. Re: tom ford private coll.: italian cypress VS azure lime

    Italian Cypress by far. And it’s best in warm summer nights.
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    Re: Musc Ravageur vs New Harleem.

    I prefer Musc Rav, too – on girls ... rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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    Re: LVMH starting to take over Hermès

    Taking over Hermès is a bit more difficult, since there’s very little stock openly traded. More than 70% is owned by the family. This said, some members of he family seem to want to sell, since LVMH...
  61. Re: Chanel Sycomore vs. Frederic Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire

    Sycomore. If it should be available in 75ml soon, there should also be enough money left to get a straighter vetiver, too. FM also has a small travelling set 3x10ml. So this is really a vote for...
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    Re: whats the deal with Creed?

    Why don’t we have a Creed longevity sub forum? ;)
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    Re: L'homme sage, Divine.

    It’s a great perfume and really something special, yet very wearable and versatile.
  64. Re: Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    Dulcis in Fundo by Profumum Roma
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    Re: What is Basenotes' Acqua di Gio?

    Encre Noir
  66. Re: Has a comment here ruined -or- enhanced a fragrance experience for you?

    Any special bug spray? Does it have decent sillage and longevity? ;-)
  67. Re: Does a gaschromatograph = possible rebirth of a lost legend ?

    Well, my knowledge in chemistry is limited, but a chromatograph doesn’t tell you about the ingredients but the molecules in the liquid.
  68. Re: 23 year old, bought 'Kingdom' at 18. So where do we go from here?

    You might like Fleur de Sel by Miller Harris. But maybe you find it too harsh or dry. Many women like it, though, and i see no reason why you shouldn’t like it on a woman. Good luck!
  69. Re: Someone from Germany - Im trying to buy a beautiful perfume in Germany from the UK - can you hel

    IBAN/swift is wire transfer. In the EU it should cost as much to transfer the money as it does in your own country – not £25. Could be that the UK doesn’t take part in those EU regulations.
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    Re: Frederic Malle vetiver, yay or nay?

    It is a very good vetiver, very puristic. But there are many other vetivers out there which aren’t as expensive. While i think it’s a great perfume it’s the one i’d less likely buy from the line.
    ...
  71. Re: Is Bois D'Orage Malle's answer to Creed's Bois du Portugal?

    What he said.
  72. Re: NEW RELEASE: Thierry Creed introduces Pure Windsor

    I’ve bought a 4oz bottle of this on Ebay. Do you think it’s fake??
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    Re: Scent for my daughter, turning 13 next month...

    This would be my suggestion. The bottle alone is a winner. ;)
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    Re: Secretions Magnifique: Grounds for Divorce?

    Just buy her a bottle of Putain des Palaces to make up for it. ;)
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    Re: Hermesessence favorite

    Vanille Galante isn't a traditional vanilla scent. It's a very delicate floral with lilly as a main player which is backed by a thin hint of vanilla. That's what makes it so intriguing - or not. But...
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    Re: Post your 3 favorite Frederic Malle's

    Les Senteurs from London offers to ship samples at 3£ each (up to 6 sampes). They ship outside the UK, too, at least in europe. Don’t know about the US. But it’s far less expensive than ordering from...
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    Poll: Re: Eau d`Hermes vs Creed Royal English Leather

    What JCE wears.
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    Re: Fragrance eBay Ban

    No problem with ebay and fragrances here.
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    Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    Here you go: http://www.hintmag.com/post/qampa-with-the-legendary-chanel-perfumer-jacques-polge--september-02-2010
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    Re: Where to get fragrance samples?

    You might want to tell us, where you live. ;)
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    Re: Too much Creed will kill you

    I don’t get the obsession with brands. I own bottles and samples by Creed and TF, but many others too. To me this evolution sounds like: I want to smell>smell good>smell good and exclusive/different....
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    Poll: Re: Amouage vs Xerjoff

    I like neither Amouage nor Xerjoff, though they are both very high quality. To me it feels like a world class orchestra playing a rather mundane symphony. That said Xerjoff is a bit lighter, but also...
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    Re: Life Is Like a Box of Millesimes:

    Life is adventure!
  84. Re: Frederic Malle French Lover, and Gucci Pour Homme

    I find the strong angelica note in FL rather unique and central for the composition. Since Gucci pH (both: 1976 and 2003) lack this one, i don’t see much of a similarity.
  85. Thread: Advice?

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    Re: Advice?

    Those would be horrible fragrances for everyone, not only for an 18 year old.
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    Re: That was an intresting reaction

    Maybe his grandpa wears MI. ;)
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    Re: which tom ford and why?

    The Private Blends are also quite reasonable if you buy them online from the UK.
  88. Re: How to not give away info about your secret fragrances?

    „Oh, that was a gift. You like it? It’s from Puredistance ... but i haven’t seen it anywhere, yet.
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    Re: which tom ford and why?

    Extreme, because it’s interestingly well blend being ambratic, powdery, leathery and smoky at once. Though it is daring and manly it remains elegant. It’s the best of the common people Tom Fords.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille as an work/office scent?

    If you work either here or here, it’s ok.
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    Re: Creed or Serge Lutens? (Help please)

    I had to stop wearing SMW at work, because my boss was always hitting on me, when she smelled it. But i guess that’s ok, when you’re 19 and attending university.
  92. Re: LAX to JFK, pick a fragrance for my trip from my wardrobe

    This! (Well one of them, not all together.)
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    Re: Does it make you kind of sad...

    Actually, i don’t think that people who don’t have this hobby don’t appreciate perfume, but do it in a different way. Maybe even in a better way, because they wouldn’t know the scent is good but...
  94. Re: The Look On an SA's Face When She Knows You're More Knowledgeable...

    You’re shopping in the wrong places.
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    Re: I Like This Guy's Style

    I don’t get where his style comes into play. He’s almost exclusively wearing Gucci.
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    Re: Suggestions for a fragrance for autumn/winter

    Tom Ford Private Blends ... Tobacco Vanille would be right for the cold seasons, but you might like other scents from the line better. They are usually around 70£ on Ebay in GB.
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    Re: Suggestions for a fragrance for autumn/winter

    I think i’m going to call it that from now on. :D (sorry for OT)

    I second Eau des Baux – great scent and great value fpr money.
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    Re: Basenotes Sweethearts

    Because they were hyped?
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    Re: Ebay UK Now Ban The Sale Of Perfume Testers

    While i think Ebay’s policies are mostly rubbish, this time it’s not their fault. You cannot legally sell testers in the european union anymore. On June 6th 2010 the european court of justice ruled...
  100. Re: Cologne and deodorant vs natural body odor & pheromones

    My girlfriend reacts crazy, when she smells porcinos (especially when i put them in a risotto). Still haven’t found a way to make my body smell that way. :(
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