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  1. I didn't know they were making a 100ml bottle...

    I didn't know they were making a 100ml bottle now. Used to be 200ml and then they released a 30 ml.

    Anyway, I also like tea based frags. Try Bulgari Pour Homme - for me it is the standard in this...
  2. I learned from By Kilian rep at Bergdorf that the...

    I learned from By Kilian rep at Bergdorf that the 50 ml refill bottles will also contain a small vial with atomizer. Should begin shipping in April.
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    I have tried several from the line. I just...

    I have tried several from the line. I just purchased Entre Naranjos, a wonderful, bright orange - should be great Spring. Really enjoying agar musk as well, and thought Umbra was worthy for a second...
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    Re: Ramon monegal

    Nice to hear - any that you feel are full bottle worthy?
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    Re: Ramon monegal

    Just got around to sampling a couple from Luckyscent. Particularly like Entre Naranjos and Umbra.

    Surprised this is not getting more action, as this seems like a quality line. Any current...
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    Caswell Massey Greenbriar

    Caswell Massey Greenbriar
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    John Varvatos - Which One?

    I stumbled upon the original not long ago - not sure how this ever escaped me. But I know there have been subsequent versions as well.

    If I were to add one to the collection - which one?
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    Is it less expensive to buy full bottles...

    Is it less expensive to buy full bottles directly? Is that even possible? If so, what is the contact info? Thanks.
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    Is it less expensive to buy full bottles...

    Is it less expensive to buy full bottles directly? Is that even possible? If so, what is the contact info? Thanks.
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    For those in the States, where is the best place...

    For those in the States, where is the best place to purchase? Can one purchase directly? If so what is the contact info? Thanks.
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    My 16 year old has Abercrombie Fierce, Nautica...

    My 16 year old has Abercrombie Fierce, Nautica Voyage and Acqua di Gio.

    My 11 year old has Polo Blue and Armani Code, and he loves a shot or two of my GIT every now and then.

    Aquatics and...
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    Bigsly - well said, couldn't agree more. Have...

    Bigsly - well said, couldn't agree more.

    Have you had a chance to sample the new AdG Essenza? Thoughts?
  13. Saw and tested at local Bloomies (Chicago)...

    Saw and tested at local Bloomies (Chicago) yesterday. I liked it a lot.
  14. Also keep in mind that oftentimes the sales rep...

    Also keep in mind that oftentimes the sales rep will fill your new creed atomizer with creed frag of your choice.
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    I keep a supply of 1 ml sample vials, and on most...

    I keep a supply of 1 ml sample vials, and on most days, fill it about half way. Almost every day, I wind up using it to refresh my scent of the day. End of the day, I toss it and start anew next day.
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    Is this available retail or only on the web...

    Is this available retail or only on the web store? My local Nordstrom had no idea what I was talking about.
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    Surprised! Not one mention of Santa Maria Novella...

    Surprised! Not one mention of Santa Maria Novella Imperial Lavender - a solid choice!
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    If anyone is interested - While currently not...

    If anyone is interested -

    While currently not listed on the website, JC is still available by calling CM directly. Limited quantities still available.
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    I've got one if you are interested.

    I've got one if you are interested.
  20. Git

    Git
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    Acca Kappa Cedro

    Acca Kappa Cedro
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    To me - Amouage Epic = Tabarome Millesime ...

    To me -

    Amouage Epic = Tabarome Millesime

    Montale Dark Aoud = TF Oud Wood
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    Not to me. Reminds me of Paco, but more refined.

    Not to me. Reminds me of Paco, but more refined.
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    Poll: Re: how many frags do you own

    Currently own 125. Really looking to get that number to sub 100. Oh, did I mention that I have about 10+ on my wish list. sigh
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    RO is a nice scent, and if one tries, one could...

    RO is a nice scent, and if one tries, one could make the correlation between it and the real thing. If you are specifically curious about the Oud note, I would seek out other Oud prominent frags such...
  26. Definitely recommend Czech & Speake Oxford &...

    Definitely recommend Czech & Speake Oxford & Cambridge (lavender cologne). For it's genre, it is among the best out there, IMHO.
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    Re: Tapatalk forum App

    Apparently, it's not just you - does not work for me either. Good thing I checked the site from a PC, or I wouldn't have known we were back up. Is this a Tapatalk issue, or a Basenotes issue?
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    Coffee is one of my favorite notes in fragrance....

    Coffee is one of my favorite notes in fragrance. Consider Pen's Endymion, Xerjoff Uden, and CdG Kyoto - my faves!
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    Good scent, though not particularly formal.

    Good scent, though not particularly formal.
  30. Own them both, love them both. Get the Oranges...

    Own them both, love them both. Get the Oranges first. I tend to wear Sel Marin in warmer weather only, but I guess it doesn't really matter.
  31. Like you spcmiller, I connect Aramis to my dad....

    Like you spcmiller, I connect Aramis to my dad. He wore that and Grey Flannel. But instead of abstaining, I own both of these, and wear them on the anniversary of his passing and birthday.
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    Check out Atelier Oolang Infini and PG Harmatan...

    Check out Atelier Oolang Infini and PG Harmatan Noir and L'Eau Rare Matale.
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    Anvers by Ulrich Lang New York

    What's the current thinking on Anvers and Anvers 2 these days?

    I had a sample of Anvers, and it seemed a bit barbershopish - like Rive Gauche or Antico. Does that sound right?
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    Selection Verte Available

    I just saw 2 flacons of Selection Verte at a local Neiman Marcus. I already own this fantastic juice, but if anyone is interested, the Creed rep said he would gladly ship.

    Listed at regular...
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    Sometimes I use a dining analogy: Top notes =...

    Sometimes I use a dining analogy:

    Top notes = appetizer
    Mid notes = main course
    Basenotes = dessert

    I guess the appetizer is not really necessary, but it can sure set a good tone for what is...
  36. Consider Jo Malone's Black Vetyver Cafe -...

    Consider Jo Malone's Black Vetyver Cafe - although you've got to like Vetiver as well.

    Also CdG Kyoto - good combo of coffee and incense - not sweet, and lasts quite a while on my skin.
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    Re: Royal Scottish Lavender

    Actually, have not seen this around either, so I got a small decant from TPC.

    cbstarker - will try those. Currently own and enjoy Gris Clair, another lavender prominent scent.

    Stylin - love...
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    Royal Scottish Lavender

    I enjoy lavender scents and finally got around to trying this one. I know this gets a lot of love around here, but does anyone get anything slightly dirty. Reminds me a bit of the civet in Guerlain...
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    Re: Top Vetiver Heavy Hitters

    I am sure you'll see many responses here. I find Malle's Vetiver Extraordinaire to be the "purest and strongest" of the genre. Encre Noir in similar fashion with a bit of smokiness. I find them...
  40. Wow - I didn't think this was on anyone's radar....

    Wow - I didn't think this was on anyone's radar. I like this one a lot - for an everyday designer type. Never would have thought to like it, as I don't love the regular Roadster, but this is better,...
  41. Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver vs. CREED Original Vetiver

    I own and love both. But when reaching for a vetiver, I generally do not even consider OV. I view that as a more clean, soapy scent (one that I love). Grey Vetiver is truer to form, reminding of...
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    Wore this one today! Love it.

    Wore this one today! Love it.
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    Thoughts on Odin 06 Amanu ?

    Anyone? Anything?
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    "Getting It" - What does that mean?

    To me it would seem that when we say colloquially "we finally get a fragrance", it means that we may begin to understand a nuance, and maybe (but not necessarily) even like it.

    There are two...
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    Montale Woods and Spice. I have had samples of...

    Montale Woods and Spice. I have had samples of it, enjoy it, always get compliments when I wear it - but to say the least, not really embraced in these parts.
  46. Re: SCOOP: Genghis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere

    Seriously - you people make me crazy! Okay, so I am now all excited about this (thanks hednic kccparis, et al) and sent an email through the website, as my patience levels are running thin. :)
    ...
  47. Looks like it's still not yet available on the...

    Looks like it's still not yet available on the website. Anyone have an idea when it might be posted for purchase?
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    L'artisan Navegar

    L'artisan Navegar
  49. Re: What to try on the "tea genre" of perfumes?

    I get mint tea in PG Harmatan Noir. Earl Grey Tea in Heeley's Oranges and Lemons.
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    Wow, great review bokaba. I love this one too....

    Wow, great review bokaba. I love this one too. It's my "go to" lavender always.
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    Aedes samples are about the same size an also...

    Aedes samples are about the same size an also come in a vial.

    The vials are about 1 ml - standard size, but I think LS leaves a touch of room at the top to prevent spillage upon opening. They...
  52. Re: Czech & Speake Vetiver Vert .. where to buy in the US ?

    Only places I would know to look are Luckyscent and Cambridge -and Cambridge said they would be getting it sometime in January, I think.
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    Re: SOTD Friday January 6, 2012

    L'Artisan Fou D'Absinthe
  54. Thread: Profumum

    by funraiser18
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    Good questions Trebor asks, and I'll beat him to...

    Good questions Trebor asks, and I'll beat him to the Vanitas recommendation. Santalum is one of my fave sandalwoods.
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    Habit Rouge

    Habit Rouge
  56. Wonderwood?

    Wonderwood?
  57. Something predominantly lavender or vanilla.

    Something predominantly lavender or vanilla.
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    Happy New Year to all!

    Happy New Year to all!
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    How Much Duplication in Your Wardrobe?

    Do you own Green Irish Tweed AND Cool Water? Creed Original Vetiver AND Mugler Cologne?
    Montale Red Vetyver AND Terre D'Hermes?

    Why is that? There are many this vs. this, that vs. that,...
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    Re: The BEST Fragrance House

    For me it would most definitely be Creed. Not only because they have some wonderful frags, but because the lineup is vast and diverse. I could easily give up all other houses, and have something...
  61. Re: HELP! I need a sexy white musk that will have men wishing they could devour my neck!

    There is both ambergris and musk in the basenotes of eau Parfumee au The Blanc by Bvlgari - one of my favorite tea scents, with a nice artemesia opening.
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    Re: Odin No. 06 Amanu

    Just tried this one as it was in the recent LS Winter sampler. I like this one - smells very clean. In a way it reminds of Prada Infusion d'Homme or even Gendarme to some degree.

    Notes from...
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    Re: NEW FRAGRANCE: Odin No. 06 Amanu

    Just tried this one as it was in the recent LS Winter sampler. I like this one - smells very clean. In a way it reminds of Prada Infusion d'Homme or even Gendarme to some degree.

    Notes from the...
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    Interesting combo of vetiver and vanilla in...

    Interesting combo of vetiver and vanilla in Eldo's Fat Electrician.
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    Yes, I've been using Richardson Bay Spray....

    Yes, I've been using Richardson Bay Spray. Despite being listed in the directory, it's not what I would consider a fragrance - more of a post shower or spa type of product. I read about it in a...
  66. Thread: Tea

    by funraiser18
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    I love tea scents, and T42 is one of my faves in...

    I love tea scents, and T42 is one of my faves in the winter. Others to consider are Bulgari Pour Homme, and Bulgari's white tea.

    Also take a look at Atelier Oolang Infini and PG L'eau Rare...
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    Harrod's Ltd. Edition for Him Great Jones...

    Harrod's Ltd. Edition for Him
    Great Jones
    Bleecker Street
    Brooklyn
    Wall Street
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    Unaware that there were two versions of GIT....

    Unaware that there were two versions of GIT. Pretty sure there is only one. As for variations, do a search, as this discussed regularly.
  69. One more to add to this growing list is...

    One more to add to this growing list is Nasomatto's Hindu Grass - earthy with a lot of oomph! One of my favorites. For the sweeter, hippie vibe, I like Patchouli Patch.
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    Re: Orange blossom/Neroli for men

    Yes, seconded! Just got a sample of this and like it a lot. Would also add Pen's Castile to this list - a great neroli!
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    Bandit!

    Bandit!
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    How about TF Oud Wood?

    How about TF Oud Wood?
  73. by Killian Pure Oud

    by Killian Pure Oud
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    TF Oud Wood

    TF Oud Wood
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    Closest I have seen to New Haarlem is Cafe Noir...

    Closest I have seen to New Haarlem is Cafe Noir by Ava Luxe. But it too is a sweet and creamy concoction - quite good.

    For more of a black coffee there is Pure Coffee for sure, but also try Jo...
  76. And also keep in mind that the line offers...

    And also keep in mind that the line offers smaller bottles now - used to only be the larger size.

    I own 1725 and love it. Used to own 1828, and that was great too. As others have stated - quality...
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    Since starting this thread two years ago, I have...

    Since starting this thread two years ago, I have purchased from these guys on several occasions, and have always had a great experience.
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    Re: NEW FRAGRANCE: C&S Vetiver Vert

    Since this probably won't be available in the States (not on the LS website, and I checked with Cambridge Chemists) until after the New Year, I contacted C & S directly. They were kind enough to...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd December 2011

    TF Grey Vetiver
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    Re: by Kilian Pure Oud

    Thanks guys - any comment on the presentation issues? New bottle ($395, I believe) vs. the "refill" bottle at $175.
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    by Kilian Pure Oud

    If you are familiar with this one, what are your thoughts about it, compared to other "plain" ouds (meaning not combined with rose, leather, saffron, etc.), and compared to real oud oils.


    ...
  82. Poll: Yes, I was surprised to see this resurrected too....

    Yes, I was surprised to see this resurrected too. I wound up buying Dzing! and then Black. I eventually sold off the L'artisan and still have Bulgari Black. I found these to be very similar, except...
  83. Puddle - I say go for it as well. I just love...

    Puddle - I say go for it as well. I just love Uden and it is my favorite from the line ( really like Nio as well, but not even close to Uden). I tried for so long to come up with a "replacement" frag...
  84. Re: Pick your top 5 from the person's wardrobe above you

    funhuntr - nice 'drobe -

    Top 5
    1. Pure Coffee
    2. Paco Rabanne - a classic
    3. Rive Gauche
    4.Terre d'Hermes
    5. Guerlain Vetiver
  85. Thread: Royal Oud

    by funraiser18
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    Royal Oud

    Is Creed Royal Oud in the database yet?

    I see that White Flowers and Original Cologne are listed.
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    Re: Odori and BOIS 1920 fold

    Checked with Luckyscent. They didn't know what on earth I was talking about.
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    Right - I saw that. So have a hard time believing...

    Right - I saw that. So have a hard time believing they are closing up shop.
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    Just curious - has anyone been able to definitely...

    Just curious - has anyone been able to definitely confirm this news?
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    Misleading Fragrance Names

    I just commented on the Creed Royal Oud thread, and it prompted me to wonder what other scents have names that don't fit - either like Royal Oud in that that is not a prominent note, or you think the...
  90. I agree with all who claim that this is not a...

    I agree with all who claim that this is not a very oud prominent scent. It really smells nothing at all like real oud - or even anything like westernized Oud scents ( i.e. Montale). So if that is...
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    Poll: My favorite aquatic/ sea scent is Sel Marin. And...

    My favorite aquatic/ sea scent is Sel Marin. And a fan of St. Clement's too!
  92. Poll: Re: Vote & Name your favorite Vanilla Fragrances!!!

    My fave vanilla scents are: 1) Profumum Vanitas 2) Micallef Note Vanille and 3) Farmacia Vaniglia del Madagascar
  93. Poll: Re: What are your favorite Comme Des Garcons fragrances?

    I voted Kyoto (one of my fave scents) and Wonderwood, both of which I own. Also really like 2 and 2 Man.
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    Re: Caron Third Man (review by Sanchez)

    Bigsly, LiveJazz - thank you. I knew someone out there knew what I was talking about!
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    Re: Caron Third Man (review by Sanchez)

    Hey there professor g -

    I know not all the reviews in the most entertaining and informative book are serious. But this one seemed to be a fairly well known and appreciated scent, and I would...
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    If you really want affordable, relevant vanilla...

    If you really want affordable, relevant vanilla options, I think Diptyque Eau Duelle, L'Occitane Eau Des Beaux, and maybe Bulgari Black are valid.

    Pure Malt may get a lot of "play" these days,...
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    Caron Third Man (review by Sanchez)

    Has anyone read the Third Man review in the Guide by Sanchez? What in the world was she talking about?

    Can someone weigh in with some reasonable thoughts on this one?
  98. Re: Santa Maria Novella Fragrances / SMN Fragrances For Men

    Anyone familiar with Acqua di Sicilia?
  99. Try Aedes.com Not sure how much they charge...

    Try Aedes.com

    Not sure how much they charge for international shipping.
  100. Call the Guerlain boutique in Vegas - they should...

    Call the Guerlain boutique in Vegas - they should have it.
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