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  1. Re: So, what is the best Tom Ford Private Blend in your opinion?

    Amber Absolute. However, it was sadly discontinued. Really must be worn in cooler weather.

    Best amber scent period.
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    Re: In Praise of Atelier

    Thanks for the link. Yes, that is a really good deal!
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    Re: In Praise of Atelier

    Almost every one of theirs that I have smelled so far have been pretty nice. None blew me away, but they were all quite nice except for Gold Leather, which I am still unsure about. Sometimes I...
  4. Poll: Re: Tonka Imperiale Vs. Chambre Noire Vs. Neroli Portofino

    If you need it for warm weather, I would go with Neroli Portofino.

    If you need it for cooler weather, I would say Tonka Imperiale.
  5. Re: Is this Creed Aventus I bought real or fake?

    Craigslist?

    Wow. Some people really like to roll the dice. Even if it really is legit, I would always kinda wonder - and that would ruin the experience. Would never be worth the savings.
  6. Re: Your current scent is discontinued tomorrow

    DK Fuel for Men is my SotD.

    I just blind bought this bottle about 6 months ago. Today was my 3rd wearing, so I will be good for life. But if I didn't have much of it, I MIGHT consider buying it...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th April 2015

    Donna Karan
    Fuel for Men

    http://s19.postimg.org/awe3uujf7/Donna_Karan_Fuel_For_Him.jpg
  8. Re: Any opinion or experiences with this frag site??

    I am pretty cautious where I purchase my fragrances from. Unless there is a very compelling reason to do so, I avoid these smaller / obscure sites (and I don't consider saving $5 or $10...
  9. Re: Do you drop poor performers from your rotation/lineup?

    I have some that don't last very long. I just wear those later in the day or when I am just going to be around the house and can reapply if I want. I haven't found the need to take such drastic...
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    Re: Hello and thanks.

    Welcome !! :beer:
  11. Re: Pure White cologne or Jardin D'Amalfi on a warm summer weekend?

    absolutely exactly what I was thinking.
  12. Re: If you enjoy house "X", you may also enjoy house "Y"

    Amouage ::: Stephane Humbert Lucas 777
    Serge Lutens ::: Histories de Parfums
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    Sticky: Re: Fake Creed?

    You may be suffering from olfactory fatigue. Don't spray near your face, and only give it a sniff every few minutes. If you keep smelling it, you will not be able to smell it for very long.

    As...
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    Re: Spicebomb / One Million

    You might want to look at HdP 1899 Hemingway or MFK Amyris Homme
  15. Re: Whats your wife's, girlfriends or significant others favorite scent that you wear hands down?

    Aventus - by far.
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    Re: Fruity Surprises: Recommend me more

    Never gets discussed here, but you really should give Neela Vermeire Creations - Bombay Bling a try. Opulent mango / black currant with floral notes along with some vanilla base. Longevity is all...
  17. Re: New Atelier Cologne Musc Imperial! - Just Received It - First Photos!!

    Thanks for sharing hednic!

    not sure about the. Ambrette, but the rest sounds good. Looking forward to hearing your impressions. Atelier makes some pretty good stuff, so I am a bit interested!
  18. Re: anyone hate it when they "waste" their fragrance

    For the most part, I agree with you. However, the OP was asking if you felt like you "wasted" the fragrance. That is different from the people who always chirp "I don't care what other people think...
  19. Re: Scent of the SEASON - The Fragrance Collectors

    I don't like the thought of wearing a scent more than once / month, but if I had to only wear one for a whole season:

    SPRING: Dior Vetiver
    SUMMER: Xerjoff Nio
    FALL: Creed Spice & Wood
    WINTER: ...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th April 2015

    Brückner
    Aoud 1

    http://s19.postimg.org/5yvxvzs2b/Bruckner_Aoud1.jpg
  21. Re: anyone hate it when they "waste" their fragrance

    Nope. And the shower I took wasn't a waste either.
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    Poll: Re: Vetiver overload--help me drop a few!

    Thank you for pointing that out. I was not aware there were different releases. I can only assume then that I have the newer one. Because it sure doesn't really smell rooty or leathery. Perhaps I...
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    Re: Royal oud or original santal

    Another vote for Royal Oud. One of the best fragrances out there.




    You should (if cost is a concern). It's not the same, but pretty close.
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    Re: CdG Wonderoud - discontinued???

    they were a bit similar, and I prefer Wonderwood, but it would still surprise me, since it is so new. And if it's true that it was a limited edition thing it would be strange that it was never...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Neela Vermeire Creations
    Trayee
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    Re: Which one would you pick ? 3 vs. 1

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver is one of the most versatile and best smelling fragrances I own. Absolutely love it. This would be my top choice from the list, and many other lists.
    If you want something a...
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    Re: Which one would you pick ? 3 vs. 1

    Personally, I would take any ONE of the top group over Tom Ford Oud Wood.
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    Poll: Re: Vetiver overload--help me drop a few!

    I am a huge vetiver fan in all it's styles. But I really find the Annick Goutal version to be quite lacking. I would dump that one.
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    I can see why they would want the bottle back (it is something out there that makes them look bad). But they should certainly pay for the shipping, and throw in some freebies for your trouble.
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    Re: Fragrances for summer

    Either of the Dior scents would be my choice. But I love Edition Blanche and Guerlain Homme Intense also.
  31. Re: Decline of the Cheap Perfume Industry in US

    Very interesting article - thanks for posting! this.
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Interesting how some people took a "hednic Appreciation Thread" and turned it into a "hednic Assessment Thread" as if he were a fragrance that we are dissecting. We weren't here to give him a grade...
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    Re: Unexpensive fragrance for this spring/summer

    Kenneth Cole Black
  34. Thread: Vanilla Niche

    by dougczar
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    Re: Vanilla Niche

    Some good ones mentioned already. I will add:

    Guerlain - Cuir Beluga
    Arquiste - The Architects Club
    HdP - 1899 Hemingway
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    Re: Montale Green or Fresh

    Montale Aoud Legacy. Very fresh. Nothing I would have expected from Montale. My most worn scent last year.
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    Re: NEW: Atelier Cologne Oud Saphir

    This house makes quite a few scents that I really enjoy wearing. I will certainly be giving this one a try when I get a chance.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    My favorites for this season are below.

    But my top 5 overall:

    1) Creed Spice & Wood
    2) Creed Aventus
    3) Brückner Aoud 1
    4) by Kilian Incense Oud
    5) Armani Privé Oud Royal
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    Re: Best of the 80's?

    Ralph Lauren Polo


    No close second for me.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Miller Harris
    La Fumée Ottoman

    http://s19.postimg.org/dq82gt6tv/Miller_Harris_La_Fumee_Ottoman.jpg
  40. Re: So how does Creed Sublime Vanille compare to Guerlain SDV

    I love the scent of Sublime Vanille. It is the closer one to a pure vanilla scent. Like has been mentioned, it is lighter and more thin of the two, and therefore more feminine. Sublime Vanille is...
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    Congratulations on at least getting a response from them. Hopefully this will lead to an actual resolution.

    Keep us posted on what happens next!
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Congratulations hednic!

    You truly are what makes Basenotes what it is. You have a passion for this hobby that hasn't changed a bit as long as I have been around.

    Always around. Always...
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    Re: Okay.....so how many 1861s are there?

    More of the "XJ 1861 Collection", rather than flankers. We all know that "niche" houses don't do flankers...
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    Re: Which scents do you consider "grungy" ?

    When I read "grungy", the 1st that came to mind was Knize 10.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    The Different Company
    Aurore Nomade

    http://s19.postimg.org/62l5yi85v/T2i_00010777.jpg
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    Re: I Finally 'Get' Chanel Egoiste

    It took me a few wearings to really love it. One of my favorites now.
  47. Re: Name your favorite "The Different Company" fragrance

    1) De Bachmakov Excellent fresh scent that is very long lasting. Crisp and perfect for spring/summer.
    2) Oud for Love One of the best, smoothest, richest smelling oud scents.
    3) Aurore Nomade ...
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    Re: Which oud do you prefer?

    Just a few of my favorites:

    Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    YSL - M7
    The Different Company - Oud for Love

    All very wearable and long lasting.
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    Re: Do you consider Bond No 9 and Creed niche?

    Ok, let's say Amouage makes a new line of scents: The Amouage Intro collection. It is pleasant line of acquatic scents (with a matching his/hers of course). They are priced about the same as...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    :dankk2: Yeah - just hoping now that it arrives safely!
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    Re: Allure homme sport

    Not surprised at all that a lot of women like Axe scents. They are created to be appealing. And they probably spent a great deal of money doing market research and tests before releasing them to...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    I don't normally post here until I have the product in my possession, but I need to make an exception for this one!

    Brückner Aoud 3 (finally)
    2 Bottles of Armani Privé Cedre Olympe (finally)!
    ...
  53. Re: Are these people who post these ads out of their mind?

    That's the first thing that came to my mind also. He probably paid $80 for it, figured it was 1/2 full...
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    Re: a Modernist scent....

    I think a modernist scent would be clean / fresh. However, it wouldn't be in the traditional Eau de Cologne mold, since that is not "modern", but more timeless. It would need to be long lasting,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    nu_be
    Helium [2He]
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    Re: Designer scents that equals or betters Niche

    I don't really think "niche" = better.

    I treat each scent on it's own merits as to how it smells, not on whether the company that makes it also makes clothes, watches, etc.
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    Re: Fragrances with Black in the name.

    Puredistance Black smells pretty "black" to me.

    But many / most do not.
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    Re: Do you consider Bond No 9 and Creed niche?

    Well, I think no matter how you [sensibly] define "niche", yes. Both are niche.

    Unless your definition is "I don't like it so it's not niche"
  59. Thread: Bergamot

    by dougczar
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    Re: Bergamot

    Yeah, I think generally we do seem to like many of the same things.

    As far as Italian Bergamot, it's not the longest lasting scent for sure, but I do get a good 6 hours from it. However I...
  60. Thread: Bergamot

    by dougczar
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    Re: Bergamot

    These are some of my favorites:

    Xerjoff - Nio
    The Different Company - De Bachmakov
    Zegna - Italian Bergamot
    Dior - Homme Cologne 2013
  61. Re: Chanel Homme Sport Cologne Sport vs. Le Labo Bergamote 22

    Both nice, but I like Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne Sport a little more.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    John Varvatos
    John Varvatos
  63. Re: What's your pick(s) from Comme des Garcons line?

    Generally, not a big fan, but 2 are very nice:

    Wonderwood
    Avignon - possibly the best incense scent there is.
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    Re: Your favourite YSL except Kouros?

    Not really a fan of YSL, but M7 is very good (in all its versions). Splendid Wood is also pretty nice.
  65. Thread: Neroli

    by dougczar
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    Re: Neroli

    If you like it a little soapy, Neroli Portofino is excellent.

    If you want it a little less soapy, I would go with Xerjoff Nio. It's a little crisper and less soapy.

    Longevity on both is...
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    Re: Good For A Laugh!

    Wow. Yeah, a lot of people must, because I see these fragrance stands quite often. Never bothered to stop and see what they had though. Priceless.
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    Re: Guilty Pleasure

    +1 Carnal Flower

    Also, BN9 Chinatown

    Both amazing scents, but just lean a little too feminine IMO.
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    Re: Favorite Vetiver? Oud? Rose? Amber?

    Vetiver: Dior Vetiver
    Oud: Armani Prive Oud Royal
    Rose: Armani Prive Rose d'Arabie
    Amber: Tom Ford Amber Absolute
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    Dior
    Homme Sport (2012 version)


    http://s19.postimg.org/rji6h9ec3/Dior_Homme_Sport2012.jpg
  70. Re: I like it better than expensive scent X or I can't justify the price difference.

    I like Perry Ellis 360° Red every bit as much as AdG.
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    Re: Underwhelmed with Kilians recent releases

    I loved almost every by Kilian scent I smelled a few years ago. But like you, the more recent releases have been underwhelming. I like some of them, but none of them have the impact on me that some...
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    Re: What is your favourite Armani Prive ?

    Probably Oud Royal. Like most of the line, it smells classy and distinctive, and very long lasting.

    But if we are talking about warm weather favorites, it would be Cedre Olympe (with Vetiver...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    Acqua Di Parma
    Colonia Intensia


    http://s19.postimg.org/iocqt005v/Ad_P_Colonia_Intensia.jpg
  74. Re: Anyone else here strictly a night-time fragrance wearer?

    I always put something on during the day, but usually go pretty light.
  75. Re: Which one of these three scents are the best?

    Avignon.
  76. Poll: Re: Which Allure Home Flanker do you like the best?

    Yeah, I think Gucci's Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme want's a sport cologne flanker now.


    Stupid name (no shortage of those), but pretty nice smelling. Similar to Dior Homme Cologne 2013.
  77. Poll: Re: Which Allure Home Flanker do you like the best?

    Edition Blanche. No contest.

    Sport is very nice, as is Sport Cologne Sport (not listed), but EB is one of my very favorite scents. Longevity is very good for all of them.
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    Re: Dolce&Gabbana The One Sport

    I don't rate it as one of my favorite summer scents, but it isn't nearly as bad as many claim. It's fresh and pleasant. Longevity is a little sub-par, but not terrible. If you just want something...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    No, it's actually the word "Peel" hand written in a silver sharpie pen on the back of the bottle. From the front it does look like something inside the bottle.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    Madhat
    Peel

    http://s19.postimg.org/46ay79jgz/Madhat_Peel.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    SotE:

    Brückner
    Aoud de Nuit
  82. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Nothing so far... other than occasional sneeze which may or may not be related to the Polo Double Black that I think was causing it.
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    Poll: Re: Oud Wood vs Musc Ravageur

    Not really sure what makes a scent "sexy" despite hearing the term used all the time here on BN.

    Honestly, I say neither, but Oud Wood if I had to pick between the two. The wet diaper smell of...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Today I received:

    Madhat
    Peel


    http://s19.postimg.org/46ay79jgz/Madhat_Peel.jpg


    Looking forward to giving this one a try soon.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Very underrated BN9 Scent - congratulations!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    Brückner
    Pour Homme
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    Re: Chanel Allure Line vs Dior Homme line

    Dior gets a slight edge. But love both lines (except for one or two).
  88. Re: Fragrances to which sooooo may others are compared

    Scents that have drawn a lot of comparisons to others:

    Scentstory 24 Gold
    Gucci Pour Homme I
    Dior Homme / Intense
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    Re: There's a hair in my...

    It's like the worm in your bottle of mezcal.


    Also, you assume it's a human hair. This is probably why many perfume bottles are opaque. Wonder what all is in your bottle of Montale - maybe...
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    Re: Can a man wear Tom Ford Plum Japonais ?

    Great unisex scent. One of the best plum scents out there.
  91. Re: Is Dior Homme Intense and YSL L'Homme a good place to start my journey?

    There is no wrong place to start - only wrong places to stop.

    Good luck finding the ones that click. The 2 you picked are well liked by many people, so there is a very good chance you will be...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    It's not bad. It's not my favorite cedar scent (personally I think the cedar is not the main player, but other woody notes play a bigger role IMO), but it's a a very good light scent with pretty...
  93. Re: Flankception, what's the deepest a company has gone with a flanker?

    Whenever you think of flankers, you should think Guerlain Shalimar.

    Guerlain Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle


    What is that - 3 (maybe 4) layers deep?
  94. Thread: Zino Davidoff

    by dougczar
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    Re: Zino Davidoff

    Honestly, I need to read this thread to figure that out. Never found the attraction for this scent. I wear it once or twice / year wondering what people see in it. Smells a little cheap to me. ...
  95. Re: Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche - fake or original?

    Wow. I think I could make something that looked more authentic than that.
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    Re: Bought Single Malt by Kilian today ...

    That's too bad - sorry it didn't work for you.
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    Re: What's the best masculine rose?

    My favorites:

    Armani Privé - Rose d'Arabie
    Heeley - Agarwoud
    Creed - Windsor
    By Kilian - Rose Oud
    Eau d'Italie - Paestum Rose
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Chopard
    Noble Cedar

    http://s19.postimg.org/y1x8oymdv/Chopard_Noble_Cedar.jpg
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    Re: Patchouli Base on Office-Friendly Scent

    +1 Zegna Javanese Patchouli



    Also, by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
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    Poll: Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver or Dior Homme Sport ?

    Absolutely LOVE both. GV more versatile, but DHS maybe better for summer. Just gotta have both. Heck - all 3 (DHS 2008 & DHS 2012).


    HOT: DHS 2008
    WARM: DHS 2012
    COOLER: Grey Vetiver
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