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    The Little Black Dress

    This fragrance smells wonderful and I can never get enough of it. Bought it for my gf on a trip to Vegas and I've been putting just a dap on my wrist everyday (beside my regular cologne, ofcourse),...
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    Tropical Breeze fragrance

    Has anyone here ever used this fragrance? How do you like it? I bought my gf The Little Black Dress in Vegas and that particular perfume is just fabulous. A girl at my workplace's wearing Tropical...
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    Re: Banana Republic's Black Walnut

    Have not been here for quite awhile...Found some old threads about this Black Walnut. I've tried a sample and thought its smell was very, very likeable. Got a 15 dollars off coupon from BR, so I...
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    Banana Republic's Black Walnut

    Has anyone here tried this fragrant? Want to buy it for someone's Birthday and would like to hear your opinion :coolold:
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    Re: Recommend me a luxurious new leather scent?

    Cuoio by Odori ! Buy one today and enjoy it sooner.
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    Re: Help me spend some money

    Hahah...! That's not funny !
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    Re: Help me spend some money

    Give me your 300 dollars and I will tell you, I promise.
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    Vintage, collectible perfume bottles

    Nice website ! If you have one of those vintage fragrance bottles, you can get an idea how much it's worth.

    http://collectibles.rubylane.com/collectibles/,id=12.9,page=1.html
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    Re: Rich smelling cologne?

    I've got 8 miniature bottles of Tiffany For Men, and don't know for whatever reason, Tiffany For Men does not stand out like most other expensive perfumes. Or maybe because these are EDT and not EDP...
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    Re: Rich smelling cologne?

    I don't like Jubilation XXV and Amouage Gold, but yes, I can imagine someone who owns the world's oil supply would wear something like that. Too rich for me (no pun).
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    Thallium Paris by Yves De Sistelle

    Went looking for Cuban Red in Mission Valley, but couldn't find any and ended up bought Thallium Paris and Connect by Karen Low. Both set me back around 110 bucks. You can get them cheaper (almost...
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    Re: Fake Perfume - a video by 7 News, Australia

    Holy fairy godmother !!!! That was un-real !!! :cry:
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    Re: Fake Perfume - a video by 7 News, Australia

    Hell, that was so funny, seeing a foreign matter floating inside the perfume bottle. What's next, a gold fish swimming inside as a bonus? hahaha
  14. Re: French guy looking for a nice perfume/cologne in the US

    You keep mentioning strong body odor, so it must be a pretty big problem for you and with your modest budget, I suggest you use something like Dial's Magnetic Attraction Enhancing Body Wash, and then...
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    Re: How to increase sillage and longevity?

    Guerlain Double Vanille lasts forever on me, and I too, have the same problem as you do on sillage. But of all the frags. that I have, 2 have no problem staying on my skin forever, and those are...
  16. Re: Buying the super rose Amouage Homage Attar from Oman?

    You're only as old as you feel, old dog and that is one of the wonderful things about fragrance-I feel alive and as happy as a clam putting on my favorite fragrance every single day (and I have...
  17. Re: What the heck is it about "tobacco" fragrances?!

    Layering is something that I just learned recently from one of the BN'er's idea. I have the new Guerlain Vetiver and it's too strong and grassy and too "one dimension" for me, sorta like lemongrass...
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    Re: 1000 Posts - Thanks & Learnings to date

    Sight ! I am still working hard on my 500 posts for a good reason. Congrats !!!!
  19. Re: What the heck is it about "tobacco" fragrances?!

    Oh, I see. I saw some from Cuba Paris and something else called Cuba Magnum Red by Fragluxe. I guess the Magnum means large size or something like that. This one sounds very interesting if you layer...
  20. Re: What the heck is it about "tobacco" fragrances?!

    There's quite a few brands of Cuba Red on Ebay. Which one are you guys talking about? Sounds very interesting, indeed.
  21. Re: French guy looking for a nice perfume/cologne in the US

    U.S. brands is what he's asking, not if they're made in the U.S. But I do see your point.
  22. Re: Buying the super rose Amouage Homage Attar from Oman?

    Sample is the only way to go, if you haven't done a sniff test. I was going to pull the trigger and buy Amouage Gold and Jubilation XXV after reading so many great reviews about them, but decided to...
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    Re: How to spot Fake Cologne and Perfume on eBay

    Yeah, but you bought it at 90% discount, right? What a deal !!!!
  24. Re: French guy looking for a nice perfume/cologne in the US

    Tom Ford Private Blend and welcome to the U.S.
  25. Re: Guerlain Vetiver for a teen . What do you think ?

    That's probably the best approach to any new fragrance that you're interest in. Just like me, I've heard so many rave reviews about Amouage Jubilation XXV and Gold for men, and almost pulled the buy...
  26. Thread: Hi everybody

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    Re: Hi everybody

    Spam ! hahah...
  27. Re: Guerlain Vetiver for a teen . What do you think ?

    The new Guerlain Vetiver is way too strong for me, the original Guerlain Vetiver is much smoother and I have them both. But I don't think either one suitable for an 18 years young. My younger brother...
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    Re: Obsessed newcomer thirsts for direction

    Go with Tom Ford and you won't regret. His Private Blend is expensive, but quite unique and wonderful. Tobacco Vanilla or Japon Noir and.. Go and have a sniff...
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    Has anyone tried Giove Nettuno Plutone?

    Secret recipe, oops, ancient formula!!...hmm.
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    Re: Barneys - tragically wasted resources

    Don't complaint, but be thankful that you have a Barneys at your disposal, literally. I have to go to Vegas to get anything that I want to get my hands on, and that's 4 hours away. And most of the...
  31. Re: Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    Keep everything open minded, people. There is no need to be so polictically correct. Maybe I was very wrong about this forum. I won't post anymore after this one. Good luck everyone & no hard...
  32. Re: Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    Sorry if I have offended anyone here. I didn't mean anything bad. I actually like the French man at the Laughlin boutique, I really do, because he was a very nice person and went out of his way to...
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    Tom Ford Private Blend

    just blew me away !!! And I just had to buy them. Bought Black Violet and Champaca Absolute at Neiman Marcus today. I absolutely love the Black Violet. Before today, it was all French, French and...
  34. Re: Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    No tax :D and my girl got a few samples.
  35. Re: Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    I went to the one at the Palazzo. Didn't know there's another boutique at Bellagio.
  36. Re: Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    No, I didn't try Vetiver Pour Elle, Matt. I have Guerlain Vetiver and the original version coming, so I had no intention of buying another vetiver fragrance. But I have one more day here, so I might...
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    Re: Boucheron fragrance

    Boucheron Pour Homme. I don't think I have any regret at all. Buying from a reliable source was my intention and not getting them at the cheapest price. I didn't even want to buy at Perfumania, but...
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    Boucheron fragrance

    Spent 160 bucks for 2 bottles, one for me and one for my girl, at the Laughlin boutique (they were 10% off, too), and found quite a few on Ebay for less than half what I've paid for and some even...
  39. Went to the Guerlain Boutique in Vegas last night

    and bought Bois d'Armenie and I absolutely love it, more so than Double Vanille. Also tried Derby and before I even sniffed it, Tee, the very nice salesgirl there told me that she just doesn't like...
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    Re: Highest rated frags according to reviews

    So, what do you watch every night?
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    Re: I Think I'm a Niche Snob

    No, that, I am, since I found this forum.
  42. Thread: Frag Fridge

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    Re: Frag Fridge

    Are you a reseller or this is your personal collection? Yikes !!!!
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    Re: What's so fascinating about Serge Lutens?

    Surely will, Matt ;-)
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    Re: What's so fascinating about Serge Lutens?

    Thank you, Matthew. I am going back to Vegas tomorrow, with a stop at Laughlin first. I will have 4-5 days to test them all. I wonder who carries all the Lutens line, and Guerlain...? I have just...
  45. Has anyone here ever used Prince Matchabelli...

    by Prince Matchabelli? I looked for reviews here and couldn't find anything. I used it a long, long time ago and all I can now remember is that it smelled fine for its time. Just recently saw a...
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    Re: What's so fascinating about Serge Lutens?

    hahaha...I was thinking about Serge Lutens, but not anymore after this. I don't want people to look at me as a moving medicine cabinet. Gosh!!!:eek:
  47. Re: What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    Hmm....I guess this thread does not apply to you then :p
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    Re: Fans of original Guerlain Vetiver must-read

    Thank you, Ret.
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    Re: What's the most Badass scent?

    Well said !!! :bath:
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    Re: The French Pronunciation Thread

    Just one question: when pronouncing these, do you say it in French or English? I use the Acapela and it has pronounciation in both version. So, if you go to places like Neiman Marcus or the Guerlain...
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    Re: Fans of original Guerlain Vetiver must-read

    You guys just gave me an idea! I can't really say that I like the new Guerlain Vetiver. But I just did some layering with The One (I love vanilla fragrance), and the combination was absolutely...
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    Re: Fans of original Guerlain Vetiver must-read

    What does the old Guerlain Vetiver bottle look like? I just recently bought one from Dillard's, so I guess I got the newer version then?
  53. Re: Anyone here owns both Patou Pour Homme and Prive version?

    Really? Where?
  54. Anyone here owns both Patou Pour Homme and Prive version?

    Is the original Patou Pour Homme worth the asking price of 500 dollars by OverstockPerfume?
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    Re: What's the most Badass scent?

    OMG, that is soooo funny...:cry:
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    Re: Review of 9 Years of Basenote Awards

    What they need to do is send an email, asking for members to participate in this voting process, each year. It should be a voluntary thing, but if you don't participate, it means that you don't...
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    Re: What's the most Badass scent?

    There is a difference if you smell like a homeless man or a bum who never takes a shower and someone who looks and smells greasy after the entire day working under the hood of his car. Either one...
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    Re: Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    I always wonder if leaving fragrances in your car under the intense heat like here in Southern Cal will damage the juice in anyway.
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    Re: Is Bois d'Armenie a unisex fragrance?

    That sounds interesting, but I have neither one. They're on my need-to-get list, though.
  60. Re: What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    Go and buy the Perfume dvd :beer: :beer
  61. Re: What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:
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    Re: Give Creed a break

    Oh, so that's what it's about..:dankk2:
  63. Re: What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    That's not a fair question, as I am very new to this. Still a lot to explore in the fragrance world. Hell, if my gf sees this thread, she might take my beloved SDV and smash it to pieces.

    P.S....
  64. What's the one fragrance that you would absolutely trade your gf for?

    The one that you can't live without? Is there such a fragrance or is there such an afficionado here who is so wild about his favorite frag. that he's willing to trade anything, even his left nut, if...
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    Re: Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    L.A. Fashion District? Isn't that where all the wholesales of mostly fake designers' stuffs are? I was there once and the whole place is like "Fake City" and so big. I didn't know where to go and...
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    Re: Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    Hahaha...Mostly?? There you go ! Cheap and Mostly, that should scare the heck out of most people. Fake designer suits are, if you know where to buy, very, very good and high quality and cost just a...
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    Re: Give Creed a break

    I don't get this !!?? But I like Creed MI. But lately, Guerlain Double Vanille took over as my favorite. Even D&G The One, just recently purchased, is gathering dust :p
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    Re: Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    A lot of Ebay sellers carry 100% feedback and still sell fake stuff, especially fragrances. Most of the ones who are complaining to these sellers will be taken care of quickly to retain their perfect...
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    Where do most of you buy your fragrances?

    I just read a thread in the Blogs section about Ebay sellers selling counterfeit fragrances and sometimes, buyers just can't tell the differences. I don't know whether that (telling the differences)...
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    Re: In the market for something new???

    I have D&G The One, and I love it. For about 3 times more money, there is Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille. I wore it (SDV) when I was in Vegas shopping, and this girl who was working at the kiosk...
  71. How do you pronounce all these French fragrances?

    Is there a website that will help to pronounce all these "foreign" words?:confused:
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    Re: Is Bois d'Armenie a unisex fragrance?

    Hahh! I do feel better now. It IS the next purchase on my list, along with Serge Lutens Chergui ! Ofcourse, I will also look at Derby to see what all the raves about. Going to stop at Laughlin first...
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    Is Bois d'Armenie a unisex fragrance?

    The pump on the bottle looks like it is for women. Well, I would feel very uncomfortable to have it displayed among my other frags. with that pump showing on the bottle. Why couldn't they make a...
  74. What's the difference between the original Derby...

    and the new, remake version (by Guerlain, ofcourse)? Which one should I get if I have the choice (I guess the original version is very rare?).
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    Re: What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    You're sure you were just tired and not because of being "old" ? Hahahah:D
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    Re: When You Want to Feel A Little Like a "Jerk"

    Yeah, fish sauce.
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    Re: What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    220 bucks for the SDV. Only had 2 days, so I didn't have the time to go back to the boutique nor to Barney's. But I will be back to Vegas this coming Sunday for another 5 days and that should give me...
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    Re: What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    hahah...That's funny!
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Sécrétions Magnifiques sounds like something a vampire would use. Made with blood? What the hell?? I have nightmare just thinking about it.
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    I came back to Sephora the second time and tried the same one with same result: It smelled aweful and this is the one, in black container:
    ...
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    Re: What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    I think I met the same guy you did, because this guy sprayed everything and anything. I was overwhelmed. But I did buy the Spiritueuse Double Vanille. I have been using D&G The One, but the vanilla...
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    Re: What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    I have not tried any Guerlain, yet. And what I have right now are The One from D&G, Imperial from Creed, Aramis by Aramis and Andron by Jovan. Those are the ones I am now using. Got to go to dinner....
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    What should I try at the Guerlain Boutique?

    I am here in Vegas, and I am going to the Palazzo to buy the Double Vanielle by Guerlain (it's the only reason that I am here in Vegas). What other fragrances should I try? I am sure they carry a lot...
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Man, I almost threw up when I smelled the ANGEL A*MEN by Theirry Mugler. Totally smells like the uncleaned public men's restroom. How in the world anyone can wear that is just beyond me.
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    Re: Do you think this is the real Andron?

    Go to "Completed Listings" under the Show Only table and you will get an idea how much these have been selling for. But my point is that if this is the real thing, then where the heck did she get...
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    Re: Etienne Aigner No.1 - im totally hooked.

    Hmm....I didn't know there is a marketplace on Basenotes. I bought something the last time because someone sent me a message. How do I get to where all the bros are selling their stuff?
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    Re: My niche purchase today :)

    I have no problem buying myself a whole set like that, but I'd have to file bk afterwards.
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    Do you think this is the real Andron?

    This seller on Ebay has an "unlimited" supply of Andron for men, it seems. She puts one up for sale every 2-3 weeks, and has perfect feedback. She either really has an unlimited supply of this...
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    Re: Anyone ever used Scentmatchers?

    I found out about this place afterwards, and they sound genuinely legitimate, but expensive:
    http://www.marteccisfinefragrances.com/
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    Re: My niche purchase today :)

    Thanks, Matthew. I wasn't so crazy about The One when was just trying it out at Nordstrom. But using it a few days later just got me so hooked. I was actually looking for Double Vanille from...
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    Re: My niche purchase today :)

    Wow ! How is the Vanilla? I never had Vanilla fragrance before until I bought D&G The One and absolutely love it. The dry down is just awesome and just can't wait to put it on every morning. Will go...
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    Re: Anyone ever used Scentmatchers?

    Wish that I knew about this forum before ordering from Scentmatchers. There is a refund policy on their website, but I doubt that they would honor that, but I will try. Well, a hard lesson learned....
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    Anyone ever used Scentmatchers?

    I wanted Andron so bad, and couldn't find it anywhere, so I decided to try Scentmatchers. Big, Big Mistake ! I just got a bottle of so called Andron today and it's nothing like the Andron I knew....
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    Re: Ambre sultan - horrible experience

    Well, some people will definitely "over react" to a certain scent. Like me, I HATE anything with incense smell. I used to work as a dealer for a casino here in Southern Cal., and during the night, if...
  95. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    There are so many more fascinating and better fragrances than Andron. I love Andron and it will always be in my collection, but not just the only one anymore. And yes, 50 bucks will probably just get...
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    Re: Best Cologne to make a woman melt?

    Making girls melt? Easy !!!! First, take a shower (don't forget to shampoo your hair, too.), then exercise yourself to a good sweat and just put on new clothes with the sweat and all and go out on a...
  97. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    ...And what is your reason for choosing something you have never owned?
  98. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    "desperately seeking a full bottle of C&S 88... will swap "almost" whatever it takes". There you go, a bottle of C&S 88 for all your other whores! Oops, I mean all your other fragrances :p
  99. Re: If you could only choose one cologne, what would be your choice?

    Of all the ones mentioned so far, I only have Aramis and Creed Imperial. Will sample all ! By the way, I tried Clive Christian 1872 the other day at Neiman Marcus and it certainly smelled wonderful...
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    Re: Where can I buy Spiritueuse Double Vanille?

    You're right, there's only one Saks in Boston. I called more than once and they transferred me to the cologne dept., but no one ever answered the phone. ????
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