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    Re: What's a good Sandalwood?

    Trumper's Sandalwood is great! Projection and longevity are both fantastic! And on me fragrances do not last that long or do not project that well.

    Samsara vintage, the parfum version is my SotD,...
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    Any idea what period is this from? I inserted the code on checkcosmetic, but nothing.
    Thanks!

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    Re: How to pronounce SONGE D'UN BOIS D'ÉTÉ

    https://translate.google.ro/#fr/en/SONGE%20D'UN%20BOIS%20D'%C3%89T%C3%89

    I already inserted the name of the fragrance. All you have to do is to press that "volume" button and you will hear how is...
  4. Re: Could this be legit vintage Fahrenheit or maybe at least earlier reformulation.

    The newer one does not have "Christian Dior Paris" written or even "Eau de Toilette". Also, the cap is different from the actual version which has a cylindrical shape.
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    Re: Geo F Trumper, amazingly good!

    Their Sandalwood is the best santal-based fragrance that I have experienced. It's better than Tam Dao or Egoiste! There! I said it! :D
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    Re: Help needed for identifying a bottle

    Thanks lpp for your reply!

    I thought about it too and then I looked at the notes. Yours seems to be a strong, bold fragrance and the one I have is a bit sweet and delicate.
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    Help needed for identifying a bottle

    Hello!

    I am curious what fragrance is this one and also the size. Anyone has any idea about it?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Only a small bottle, but sometimes less is more

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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    Gucci Pour Homme I


    Somebody from the marketing department of Gucci should be fired for Guilty still being sold and this one not.
  10. Re: Your most loved and hated note in perfumery currently.

    Love: Leather, Suede, Incense

    Hate: Aldehydes
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Nombre Noir

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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Rochas - Alchimie

    Incredible vanilla fragrance. Yummy! I also have a sample of Lumiere that waits. Rochas has some very fine fragrances. Such a shame that all of them are discontinued. Now I need...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Thanks, hednic! Unfortunately is the 50 ml size, but for me that's enough juice.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Thank you lpp for your kind words! I was dying to test Basala after reading so many things about it. I am so glad now that I have it as an edt.

    I also got a bottle of Poison from 1990. That's the...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Birthday gift:

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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Thanks for your reply! I searched on the internet and it seems that the silver edition is a refillable case, not the gold one. Too bad I have the gold one :D There are already some marks near the...
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Diorissimo 0.34 fl oz esprit de parfum

    Is there a way to determine how much juice is left?
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    What year this one might be from?

    Thanks!
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    Great find, lpp! Use it in good health!

    Now I have to get some Mitsouko myself (or any vintage Guerlain) :D
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Thank you, guys! It smells very good! Leathery, spicy, manly and sexy!
    A friend who travels a lot always buys me different fragrances that he finds in the cities he visits.
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    Thanks, lpp!

    On the bottom of the bottle it says that is a refill bottle, but to refill what? I know that 24 Faubourg comes in a "simple", non-refillable bottle. The code starts with V so it is...
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    http://i62.tinypic.com/2m64lzq.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    Anybody ever saw that bottle of 24 Faubourg before?

    And, of course, DK Men :happy:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    Good morning!

    Diptyque - Tam Dao (edt)
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 12 May, 2014.

    Lorenzo Villoresi - Teint de Neige

    Incredible powdery, soft, gentle fragrance. It's like floating on a cloud!
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    Thank you for your reply, kumquat!

    There's a code on the bottom of the bottle, but it seems that checkcosmetic doesn't recognize it. I was curious what year is from, but knowing that this is...
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    Re: Today I Bought— May 2014

    Is this the vintage version or the newer one? I have no idea what version is, but it smells absolutely amazing! :D
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    Re: Most authentic leather smell

    Etro - Gomma
    MPG - Parfum d'Habit
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    Re: Looking for that WOOD scent

    Tam Dao was my SotD. I find it very creamy and something that can be easily worn by a female, therefore not that masculine.

    For a more masculine take on woods, I would say Duro from Nasomatto.
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    Re: Puredistance M Size, 17.5 or 60?

    Go for the big bottle! If 60 ml is too much, you can always sell 20, 30 ml and get something else and you will have a decent amount of M remaining.
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    Re: Today I Bought—April 2014

    What year these two might be?
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Another Caron! You are unstoppable :D

    I have not opened it. I do not have the courage :D
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Congrats, lpp!

    Is that a vintage bottle of Parfum Sacre? I have never smelled Parfum Sacre, but I always had a secret love for it because of the name :D
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Thanks, lpp! My bottle is from August 1988 :D
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    Today I bought: March 2014

    I just got this little beauty: a sealed bottle of Hermès - Calèche parfum.

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    Any idea from what year it might be? :D
  36. Thread: Diorissimo

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    Re: Diorissimo

    Thank you for you answers!

    Yes, it does smell good. A bit rancid at first, only for a few seconds, but after that it is ok. Just like it should be.
  37. Thread: Diorissimo

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    Diorissimo

    Hello!

    I just got a bottle of Diorissimo and I was wondering which year is from. Perhaps you can help me for I have found nothing on the internet about it.

    Here is a picture of the bottle:
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  38. Thread: Monsieur Dupont

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    Monsieur Dupont

    Hello!

    I just got a 2 fl oz bottle Monsieur Dupont by Richard Dupont. I have found nothing about it on the internet. I was wondering if somebody has any idea when it got released, information...
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    Re: Invasion Barbare, Tenere, vintage Chamade (worldwide)

    Bump
  40. Re: Dolce and gabbana pour homme vintage on ebay (thread will be taken down quickly)

    According to checkcosmetics, this bottle has been made in 2006 and $60 is a good price, imo.
  41. Re: Traditional, classical and sophisticated with a "modern twist"

    How comes nobody mentioned Invasion Barbare?
  42. Thread: A new favorite

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    Re: A new favorite

    I tested Spicebomb once. To me it smells like bubblegum. A very good fragrance considering how most of the designer fragrances are nowadays.
  43. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Carnal Flower!

    I would not mind a full bottle :D
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    Re: S O T D: Friday - January 17

    Shalimar EDP version
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    Re: Your favorite fragrances by JCE?

    Declaration and L'Eau d'Hiver.

    It is really hard to choose only one from these two.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 8, 2014

    Viktor&Rolf - Flowerbomb
  47. Thread: MFK oud moods

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    Re: MFK oud moods

    I know only Velvet, but on my skin is too medicinal. The smell is very pungent, nothing velvety about it. Too much for my nose.
    On the other hand, Oud, is quite a nice scent and I wear it from time...
  48. Thread: Frederic Malle

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    Re: Frederic Malle

    What he said.

    I will add Dans tes Bras. Very different, very niche-like.
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    Poll: Re: The best niche is...? (Round 1)

    Back to Black, but I have not tested Chergui yet.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I got some great compliments on Lumiere Noire by Francis Kurkdjian. That rose and spices combination works great on me, I suppose.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, January 5, 2014

    Azzaro Pour Homme
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    Invasion Barbare (worldwide)

    Invasion Barbare by MDCI. Full. 3 sprays missing. 2.5 fl oz (75ml). $200


    I ship worldwide. Shipping to U.S. : $17 (by sea) or $24 (by air)

    Please see the pictures.

    Payment via PayPal.
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    Re: Question about Chamade

    Thanks for your answers! They are highly appreciated.
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    Question about Chamade

    I just got a refill bottle of Chamade. On the bottom it says "Copyright 1981 Paris". The recharge piece has a code on it and the code is "WA5DA4". Do you have any idea if the recharge is from the...
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    Re: Amouage Epic & Musc Ravageur

    Epic smells like an expensive incense soap. Musc Ravageur smells of many things in the drydown, but it has nothing in common with Epic's drywodn.
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    Poll: Re: Nasomatto Black Afgano vs. Kinski

    Kinski

    Very well-done. Black Afgano smells of smoke and woods. It is ok, but I find Kinski to be more original.
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    Re: what do u think of a flowery scent on men?

    I wore today Lys Mediterranee and it was amazing. Like walking in a flower shop. I respect every man that follows his nose instead of what marketing dictates. If you enjoy the smell, then wear it.
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    Re: Guerlain Les Exclusives Line

    Cuir Beluga

    It smells like money. Very classy.
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    Re: Best Scent to Watch the Oscars?

    Jubilation XXV or Prada Amber Pour Homme.
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    Re: Perfume: story of a murderer

    I read it and also watched the movie twice. Actually, I enjoyed the movie more than the book, which is very unusual.

    - - - Updated - - -



    Thierry Mugler came up with a limited edition of the...
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    Re: LDDM, Jub XXV, Musc Ravageur

    I find all three to be very wearable. I wore Jubilation and LADDM when I was 19 and I am still wearing Musc Ravageur now, when I am 20. No problems. They are actually very pleasant and the people you...
  62. Re: WOW!!! WOW!!! Must try line: Imaginary Authors from Portland, Oregon

    I tried them all and whilst I salute this concept and the whole idea behind it, I can not see myself wearing any of them anytime soon. If my memory is good, the only two that I liked were Memoirs of...
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    Re: Traditional British barbershop scent

    Have you tried Floris No.89?
  64. Re: 5 By Kilian samples, my initial thoughts (blind testing)

    I also like Incense Oud and I think is one of the best offerings from this house. You should also try Love. It is actually sweeter than Back to Black, but you never know what floats your boat.
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    Re: Can you pull it off?

    I wore Fahrenheit while in high-school and it got me a few compliments. I remember that once a teacher commented on it. She knew what I was wearing. Probably, her husband uses Fahrenheit too.

    I...
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    Re: Which is your favourite Frederic Malle & why?

    Dans tes Bras. It is like a surrealistic painting, a symphony of notes and a revolt against the ordinary. If you are looking for art when it comes to perfumes, then you need to try it. Smells like...
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    Re: New Launch - M. Micallef Royal Vintage

    I have tested it and while I can appreciate the quality of ingredients, I can not say the same about the smell itself. It is not something groundbreaking, but something you have smelled before. I get...
  68. Re: Expensive Juice That Smells Like Something Cheap

    Tested a few from M. Micallef and every one of them was not worthy the price tag.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 31, 2012

    No. 89 by Floris

    Happy New Year!
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    Re: 15 Year Old Newbie Help!

    I would go for Narciso Rodriguez for Him and/or Declaration from Cartier. Both are very great and can be used all year round. You should go at a store and test these two. It is not something that a...
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    Re: Samples giveaway...

    I always wanted to get a whiff of Tobacco Vanille. Really hard to get a sample where I live. I would love to test it. Thanks!
  72. Poll: Re: What is your favorite fragrance from Guerlain's L'Art et La Matiere?

    Only tried Cuir Beluga and SDV. Both are really good smelling and last very long, but I think I much prefer the immortelle from Cuir Beluga over SDV's vanilla.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 24, 2012

    Amouage - Epic Man
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite amber?

    Ambre Fetiche by Annick Goutal. Really hard to choose between AF and Ambre Precieux.
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    Re: Santal Majuscule by Serge Lutens

    Is there anybody who got their sample?
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    Re: Does anything remind you of Egoiste?

    Sandalwood by Geo F. Trumper
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    Re: Santal Majuscule by Serge Lutens

    Me neither. And I received the e-mail on 2 August. It's been some time...
    Still hoping that it did not get lost on it's way to me.
  78. Re: Who else thinks Reflection Man by Amouage is overpriced/overrated?

    I wore it a few times and I got no connection with Le Male. It smelled spicy and that's all. Not very great, but not that bad either.
  79. Re: A scent for keywords: Old, Poetic, Forgotten,Slower paced, Silent, Serious ?

    Mon Parfum Cheri by Annick Goutal.
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    Re: Weirdest note EVER listed

    The weirdest note for me was goat hair, but now this one takes the cake.
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    Re: A "formal" event

    I find Amouage Dia Man and Cuir Beluga to be very elegant. If I were you, I'd go for one of that. Or LIDGE :D
  82. Re: Think ST TROPEZ - France, which fragrance comes into your mind ?

    Vetiver Extraordinaire.
  83. Re: What are your partner's favorite scent(s) on you?

    None. I am a forever alone guy :D
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    Re: Guess the cologne, win a free 5 mL decant!

    Prada Amber PH
  85. Re: Suggestions for a long-time lurker (Prize goes to winner)

    You must try Bal d'Afrique from Byredo.
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    Re: I've finally bought a niche fragrance

    Congrats for entering the world of niche!

    I have not tried many from Serge Lutens, but from what I know Fourreau Noir definitely worths a shot!
  87. Poll: Re: A hard one: Annick Goutal Sables VS Frapin Caravelle Epicee.

    Sables. CE smells like a bag of spices that leads nowhere.
  88. Thread: Really ?? !!!

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    Re: Really ?? !!!

    Who's in for a split?
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    Re: The best men's rose scent?

    Lyric Man, followed by Midnight Poison
  90. Re: Parfum Satori sample male set (Pick a number between 1 and 100)

    81.

    Thanks for the give-away.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, May 21st, 2012

    Fourreau Noir
  92. Re: I only own 4 Serge Lutens - will get some more, so received the concretes of the Palais Royal

    The Fourreau Noir wax and the Fourreau Noir liquid are quite the same when the perfume dries down. I can not talk about the others since I have not tried them yet, but the concrete FN is pretty...
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    Re: Which of my fragrances should I wear to Prom?

    I would go with Givenchy Pi. A friend of mine wore that to the prom and it was mesmerising.
  94. Re: I only own 4 Serge Lutens - will get some more, so received the concretes of the Palais Royal

    Hmm.. let me see. You will get the following so you do the math :D

    1. Tubereuse Criminelle
    2. Sarrasins
    3. Fourreau Noir
    4. Borneo 1834
    5. Chene
    6. Un Bois Sepia
    7. Vetiver Oriental
    8....
  95. Re: Choose a Signature/Favorite fragrance launched in your year of birth

    Bois Oriental from Serge Lutens 1992
  96. Re: I only own 4 Serge Lutens - will get some more, so received the concretes of the Palais Royal

    I got them too some time ago. Actually, they are only the base notes. No top and middle, just the base, the drydown of the juice.
    And you apply them like you would apply a cream because that is what...
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    Re: Toothpasty colognes?

    Try Roadster by Cartier.
  98. Re: Excluding Creed, Bond, and Tauer - Best all around, year around, niche under $150?

    Annick Goutal - Sables/Duel/Mandragore Pourpre/Encens Flamboyant

    Serge Lutens is good, but for 50 ml they are quite expensive. From 80 euro to 95 and above. Double that amount of money for 100 ml...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

    Andy Warhol Success is a Job in New York by Bond No 9
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    Re: Your favourite Serge Luten...

    I have only tried a few (L'Eau Froide, Vitriol d'Oillet, Fourreau Noir and Nuit de Cellophane). From these 4 the best is Fourreau Noir with its buttery combination of lavander and tonka beans. The...
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