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    Re: Looking for Richard James

    Thanks Mr. James for your lines! Great to have news directly from you. Long time ago I was looking for your first fragrance with no success, with friends looking for in USA at Barneys or...
  2. Re: L'artisan parfumeur, what would you guys recommend?

    The unique Voleur de Roses.
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    Looking for Richard James

    Where I can find Richard James (Eau de toilette, not the colognes) in NYC? I will travel soon and I will look for Boutonniere No. 7 (Arquist at Barneys) and Zeta (Tauer at MiN) but I want to take the...
  4. Re: Thinking Towards Spring: The Fresh Rose Search

    I have worn Rosa by Santa Maria Novella. It´s a fresh rose, indeed is an Aqua di Colonia, but you can expect more than an ordinary Eau de Cologne. My place is humid and hot (some eau de toilette...
  5. Re: looking for a great lavendar fragrance

    If you can find it (it´s discontinued) try Lavande Velours by Guerlain. Amazing and elegant...
  6. Re: Question about Terre d`hermes p.p. 125 ml refillbottle.

    Yes, the refillable one is the 30 ml. bottle with atomizer. The front metal bars are a clip to attach to your travel toiletries bag or inside your luggage. The 125 ml. bottle has two caps, the inner...
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    Re: Lily ginger for men.

    Title correction:

    Ginger lily for men ---- I apologize.
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    Lily ginger for men.

    I´m looking fragrances with Kahili ginger or White ginger note. I know just "Un jardin après la mousson" by Hermès and "Lys méditerranée" by Flechier/Malle.

    It seems that Kahili ginger refers to...
  9. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    "Jardin Majorelle" by Abderrazak Benchaâbane. It seems that only you can buy it at same name Marrakech garden. WONDERFUL!!!!

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/245502-The-scent-of-Morocco
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    Re: If you Could Only Have Two ......

    Terre d'Hermès and L'air du desert marocain
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    Re: Andy Tauer LDDM

    "I was in love with LDDM, but I needed to know how is working in this humid and hot weather. Here is lavish, full, well embodied with the climate. It last for hours!!! I feel it during the day,...
  12. Re: Sillage and longevity... I need advices

    II PART...

    After Le secret du Marais I went to Sephora in Gran Via. I looked for Serge Lutens. A LA NUIT is so wonderful!!! Indeed the best jasmine scent. It made me return home. I have Jasminum...
  13. Re: Sillage and longevity... I need advices

    Well... I tried all. AND SOME MORE... :-)

    At Le secret du Marais (Madrid), a great niche perfume shop, I could sniff and try many of these frags. I spent the time that I wanted (and Jean Luc is a...
  14. Re: Sillage and longevity... I need advices

    Thanks Petruccijc... I think I would like so much L'air du desert maroccain. I have great expectations with it ... I keep "Jardin Majorelle"by Abderrazak Benchaâbane from "Le parfums du soleil" like...
  15. Sillage and longevity... I need advices

    Next vacations I want to add two new fragrances for spring-summer season. Here in Yucatan (Mexico) it will be very hot. I need (because I like ) fragrances with good sillage and longevity. So I need...
  16. Malta shopping and "Un jardin" prediction...

    Any suggestions for shopping in Malta? Where to buy interesting fragrances in Malta?

    Thanks!!

    And opposite to my prediction that I posted last year, the last Hermès "Un jardin" it wasn´t for a...
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    Re: Penhaglion's Elixir: A Review

    Elixir and HB are fantastic when first spraying or smelling from the cap. When I lived in a dry weather city HB worked great. Here with 40 Celsius and 90% humidity smells like a baby room or diaper...
  18. Re: Why does (allmost) everyone say that Blenheim Bouquet [Penhaligon's] smells "Aristocratic"?

    I tried BB three years ago in Madrid. It was spring and after one hour it was a phantom, with slight notes. It seems to me a light, simple, clean fragance. Fine, but for the price I was thinking to...
  19. Re: New Fragrance: Laura Biagiotti Misteri di Roma Uomo

    Sounds good... but I miss Venezia Uomo. Why not to relaunching it?
  20. Re: Caron Tubereuse - A Hidden Gem ( Attention all folks seeking DRY tuberose! )

    Good to know!!! Do you know Shalini?
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    Re: Reference Tuberose?

    I´m agree with Diamondflame and Sugandaraja that the reference is the real tuberose flower. I have tuberose blooming in my garden from April to October. But IMO there isn´t yet any bottle in the...
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    Re: The scent of Morocco

    Yes, it´s the same Madini oils that it´s here in the brand list. Thanks for the Lutens recommendations.
  23. If I were a perfumer... A new "Un jardin..."

    If I were a perfumer working in Hermès, which would be the next “Un jardin”?
    Let me think:

    1) Un jardin en Méditerranée: Europe and the Mediterranean coast, a garden near the sea, an aquatic...
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    The scent of Morocco

    The air of the Moroccan desert smelled like... the dromedario that I rode, hehehe. Yes I know that the fragances names are poetic and metaphores, evocations, but I´m still intrigued to know how ...
  25. Where to buy FM in Madrid and/or Morocco

    Next month I will travel to Madrid and Morocco and I want to look for some Frederic Malle and Richard James bottles (yes... I'm looking for some tuberose works of arts) :-) Any suggestions?
    ...
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    A blind buy in Toronto

    Where to buy Frederic Malle and Richard James in Toronto? at Holt Renfrew? I will ask a friend to look for them. I´m not so worried about Richard James, but what about Carnal Flower? I´m very...
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    Re: Rose d'homme

    I tried samples of Rose d'homme and Twill Rose. I found them interesting . In my opinion Twill Rose is better "built" than the other one. It´s a lavish frag. I was wearing Twill Rose and a girl...
  28. Re: The cream de la creme of italian fragrances

    Indeed Domenico Caraceni!!!! and about Santa Maria Novella I recommend not a frag but a soap "crema di sapone" Vellutina, my favorite one besides Claus Porto soaps.
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    Re: Frederic Malle in Miami

    oooops!!!! sorry... I saw it isn´t "34", but mikeperez23...I need my second cup of coffee this morning!!! :-)
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    Re: Frederic Malle in Miami

    What a pity!! :-( I was looking for Carnal Flower.... Thanks mikeperez34 and Futami.
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    Frederic Malle in Miami

    Where to find Frederic Malle fragances in Miami area? Any dealer?

    Thanks
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    Boucheron pour homme EDT/EDP

    Besides concentration, which differences I could find between Boucheron pour homme EDT and Boucheron pour homme EDP? I´m happy with EDT, but it would be the same but long-lasting? Any different notes...
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    The sampaguita lesson

    "In aesthetic experience our senses are saturated by the appearances of things, which take on a fascination that is specially significant, in that its origin lies in us. We are appreciating objects...
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    Tuberose pour homme

    I have four tuberose spikes flowering in my garden. The fragance is amazing, lavish and strong. I feel a certain clean and humid smelling specially at night. It seems that tuberose is a typical...
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    Hot weather experiences

    After one month testing my favorite fragances in the hot and humid mexican summer I want to share some points of view:
    The XIX century fragance Hamman Bouquet: I can´t imagine Englishmen wearing it...
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    Re: Today I tried... (June 2008)

    THIS WEEK I tried:
    Blenheim Bouquet (uhm, yes, Hammam Bouquet counterpart), Lux, Villoresi Garofano (mmm¿like Floris Malmaison?), Villoresi Uomo (it seems like a vetiver basenote, so I prefer Floris...
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    Re: In Nature what is your Favorite...

    Me too, Scentsual...
    Orchid scents... from some powdery Cattleya species, to coconut-like Maxillaria tenuifolia, lemony Brassavola nodosa or Rhyncolaelia digbyana, etc.... there is a full world of...
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    Re: The name of the rose

    This last weekend I worn samples from Voleur des Roses and Les parfums de Rosine's Twill Rose and Rose d'Homme.

    Voleur des Roses was the surprise. I remember my first smelling at the perfum shop...
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    Re: To smell in Venezia

    Indeed historical places are the most important!!! :-) But if I know that one block from X palazzo there is a nice "profumeria", it would worth the effort to visit it. By the way, two days ago...
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    Re: To smell in Venezia

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Because it isn´t my first trip to Venice I want to visit Asolo and Palladio´s villages, so Bassano Del Grappa, Treviso or Vicenza are on the road.
    And indeed a...
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    To smell in Venezia

    I will stay some days in Venice. I want to know if there is something like Santa Maria Novella, Carthusia or Eau d'Italie brands but Venetian to look for it. Or suggestions to shop or visit about...
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    Re: Your most versatile fragrance

    In my opinion it´s very probable that you have the versatile one: SMN's Rose. To me it isn´t a femenin rose scent (now I know because it´s from R. centifolia, not bulgarian, here is the difference)....
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance names

    INDEED...
    1) Un jardin sur le Nil (At the same time I was returning from Aswan trip and Un jardin was being launched, so nice memories)
    2) Voleur des Roses (Maybe because I´m in my "rose period"...
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    Re: Male fragance taste from XIX

    Thanks Narcus! Your tip is VERY USEFUL!!
    When I have asking about Malmaison from Floris I received a message from a wise BN member telling me about rose as a male Middle East scent and as you notice...
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    Re: The name of the rose

    Thanks, narcus... SALUD! :-)

    ________

    I have curiosity about Le Labo Rose 31... it will be the next one. Thanks for all the advices!
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    Male fragance taste from XIX

    This thread is about the taste history on male fragances. I have received wise messages clarifying some points about flower scents on male frags. It´s very interesting to know that rose, violet or...
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    Re: The name of the rose

    Thanks for the replies and I apologize about the mistery fragances. I wanted just to give a brief example of those rose frags, some are known because all are about rose and because I was focussing on...
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    Musgo Real by Claus Porto

    I´m a Claus Porto products big fan. The bath soaps are great, fantastic assortment and accesible quality/price. I have Musgo Real After Shave Scent since two months ago and it was a big surprise...
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    The name of the rose

    After my good experience with Hammam Bouquet I´m intrigued about rose scents. I have been smelling and trying some fragances that I think they can catch me as HB (88, VdR by L'AP, LV by JHAG, AdP, PR...
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    A work of art

    One week ago I bought Hammam Bouquet. It has been a revealing experience that has surpassed my expectations. Perhaps it seems exaggerated but I must to say it... It is a masterpiece!.

    From my...
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    Re: A night at the Opera

    Indeed!!, a very nice reply Waldemar!!! MMMM, you make me think about which perfums could wear the opera personages!! heheheheh...

    Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Egoist
    Rodolfo (La Boheme), The...
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    Do you remember Venezia Uomo?

    In the 90´s there was Venezia Uomo by Laura Biagiotti. It was love at first "smelling". But it was a pity that it was discontinued. It has been the only frag that I promised myself to be faithful. I...
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    Re: A night at the Opera

    Thanks for the replies. Indeed opera event is a place to be well dressed and smelling great. Music and perfume is a great combination!!! I think music and fragance are the most powerful sensations to...
  54. Re: Male/female flowers (Floris Malmaison)

    Thanks for the comments.

    Advocate: Great yours lines. I really appreciate the whole idea about flowers and masculinity. And about your question, when I have worn Habit Rouge it reminds me a...
  55. Male/female flowers (Floris Malmaison)

    I´m a big fan of Floris. Not because I like all its perfumes, but it has a great one: Vetiver. Maybe I like #89, but the powdery smell, I think Habit Rouge fits better on me. But last week searching...
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    Re: A night at the Opera

    Thanks for the postings.... and about my english :-)
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    A night at the Opera

    I was reading LuciusVorenus experience at concert hall, so I decided to register here to write a nice experience with perfumes. This happened two years ago when I was just walking to the Teatro Real...
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