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    Re: What are the best fragrances from Dior?

    They're good, but the Louis Vuitton sprayers are better.
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    Re: What are the best fragrances from Dior?

    Dior is my favorite house. I think it's hard to go wrong with Dior, unless you're choosing Sauvage.

    But my faves:

    Bois d'Argent
    Amber Nuit
    Cuir Cannage
    Vetiver
    Dior Homme
    Dior Homme...
  3. Re: Just received a SECOND fake Tom Ford sample

    That's what happens when you cheap out and order from someone or somewhere sketchy.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Carnal Flower. Fantastic change of pace after wearing lots of warmer and spicier fragrances during the winter.
  5. Re: Which niche brand you think is well worth the price?

    And Smuggler's Soul is the one I have! I have it as the solid, which is nice to rub on my skin when I'm just lying around the house.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Picked up a sample of Orto Parisi Terroni from Merz yesterday. I found it originally at the blind sniff station they had set up during the Basenoters event a few months ago.

    It's been a really...
  7. Re: Fragrance Influencer / YouTube Fragrances - Any real interest?

    I neither like nor dislike them. I just don't think they're worth much of my attention.
  8. Re: Which niche brand you think is well worth the price?

    I'd like to find more Lush fragrances that I like, but most of them sound more appealing to me than they actually are when I try them out.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2020

    I just ordered two from Madhat Scents:

    Oudhy II
    Under the Shade of Santal
  10. Re: Do samples feel weaker on you than the actual bottles?

    Sample sprays are usually smaller than sprays from regular-sized bottles, so I usually apply a bit more sprays from a sample.
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Pretty psyched to receive Under the Shade of Santal and Oudhy II this week. Thanks, rynegne!
  12. Re: The Dior Homme Line...Should We Panic Yet?

    No.

    And...



    DHI has not even been marketed in the US for a while now, so there is nothing to discontinue about it in the US.
  13. Re: Do you wear fragrance even at home alone?

    This.

    It's never wasted when it was for my own pleasure to begin with.
  14. Re: Personality types and colognes/perfumes.Do you believe in it?

    How much would this board and the fragrance industry itself survive without the people who are concerned about what fragrance they can wear in order to receive compliments?
  15. Re: Personality types and colognes/perfumes.Do you believe in it?

    I think so long as someone has the confidence to wear whatever they're wearing, then it works for them.
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    Re: Santal 33 weak perfomance?

    You're probably at least a bit anosmic to it if you wear it often.

    When I wore Aventus often, I stopped being able to smell it much. Even now when I wear it, I often lose the ability to detect...
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    Re: How is Bois D’Argent by Dior?

    It's wonderful--one of my top three worn of the last year. It's a very soft perfume in terms of projection, so if you're the type of person who wants something loud, it's not for you. It lasts...
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    Good question. I've never thought to compare. I bought them both on a cruise ship during a family Christmas vacation. There's hardly anything left of the L'Egoiste bottle, but I'll try to compare...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It's cold and wet today, and I wanted something comforting and casual, so I went with Patchouli 24.
  20. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Worse? A slightly larger bottle of DHP would be welcomed by me.
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    Re: Thoughts on Egoiste

    One of the two bottles I got in 1990 says "L'Egoiste" on it. I still have it.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2020

    Yay! I did the same thing: bought a travel spray and used it until it was almost gone and I needed a full bottle.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I've heard some say that they're not really that special once someone has been around the block a bit in perfumery. Whatever the case, I'm still very interested in trying them. I may like them; I may...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yes, those 15ml bottles have caught my attention. I like to go for those sizes these days unless I really love a fragrance. I really can't wait to try Dead of Night. How is the longevity for you?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I have been wanting to try that line! What do you think? I'm going to give it a whiff when I'm at Scent Bar in New York next week.
  26. Re: Dior Sauvage & Fahrenheit Gel Douche on Hair ?

    The idea of my head being inescapably covered in such a gross fragrance is what I don't understand.

    If the fragrance is all over your head, you'll never get away from it. It's more likely you'd go...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Bois d'Argent today because it seemed like it had been a while since I had worn it, and I love it dearly. I was kind of shocked to find that it had been two months since I had worn it.
  28. Re: Dior Sauvage & Fahrenheit Gel Douche on Hair ?

    You can, but I don't understand why anyone would want to cover their head in Sauvage.
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    Re: Solstice Scents Discussion

    I got my samples, too, and I really like Black Forest. Dark chocolate cake with a touch of cherry at the start that descends into woods. Not too sweet and foody. Very nice first impression.
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    Re: What am I doing here?

    Perfume is a dangerous, expensive addiction.
  31. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Solstice Scents Black Forest

    Very interesting. Dark chocolate cake with a touch of cherry descending into woods. I think I really like it, though I would never guess that I would based on the name.
  32. Re: recommend the smell of quiet confidence for a nervous young man

    I think Dior Homme Sport is a good choice for a young man.
  33. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    No need to flatter yourself (though I know that won't stop you). You are neither educating me, nor am I crying about Dior Homme. You're not even making me more interested in trying Hedi Slimane's...
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    Re: Save Money and Buy Big ?

    Yeah, see, I realized that it actually doesn't make financial sense when it has gotten to the point that I have enough perfume that my collection might actually outlive me. LOL
  35. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Basically. And, really, he may be trying to take the credit, but I'm not sure how many people really give him credit. Most of the general public likely just credit the Dior name without knowing or...
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    Re: Save Money and Buy Big ?

    Truth. I used to not like the smaller size bottles, but that was way way a long time ago. Now, though, with nearly 50 fragrances, I'm buying the smallest bottles I can unless I really love a...
  37. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    I have six fragrances from Sixteen92, and they're definitely not all on the same level.

    Blood & Honey definitely stands out as being of a much higher quality than the others of theirs that I have....
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    Re: Save Money and Buy Big ?

    Um...what do you mean? I have a bottle of Egoiste, which is an EdT, and the bottle is a splash bottle.
  39. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Depends. What are the YouTube bros saying?
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Ombre Nomade?

    Why not? The Louis Vuitton fragrances are very nice. I have full bottles of two of them and would happily have more in my collection.
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    Re: Wondering what I smelled...

    Sounds like Louis Vuitton Ombre Nomade.
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    Re: Anyone familiar with Ombre Nomade?

    I've it for a year and a half now. I love it. It's one of my most worn.
  43. Re: Advice for a 'Colder' Weather Fragrance: all suggestions welcome! (Wood, Tobacco, Incense, Spice

    Chanel Egoiste

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.613.jpg
  44. Re: Purchasing from "Scent Split" & Bogue Samples

    Scent Split is good. I've bought from them before with no problems. The only problem is that their prices are a little high, even with the coupon codes.
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    Re: New reformulated Dior Homme edt 2020

    Did we need a third thread about this?
  46. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    If you like Slowdive, you should try Sixteen92's Blood & Honey (Blood orange, wildflower honey, pale amber, honeysuckle). I think it's a wonderful honey, possibly better than Slowdive. Even Luca...
  47. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    Arso is one of those that I got in Rome. I also have Olibanum and Acqua di Sale. There are still many others from the house that I really like, including Antico Caruso.

    At their boutiques, they...
  48. Re: dries van noten par frederic malle - made with real mysore sandalwood ?

    I doubt there are any mass-produced fragrances that still contain Mysore sandalwood these days. You'll probably have to go to an artisanal house if that's what you're looking for.

    Dries Van Noten...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Had a hard time deciding again this morning, so I just grabbed Habit Rouge, which I hadn't worn for a while. Turns out it's been several months since I wore it. I'm glad I picked it up because I'm...
  50. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    Wonderful house. I sampled so many of theirs at one of their boutiques in Rome last July. Fantastic service, too. They totally encouraged me to try as many as I wanted and to keep coming back to...
  51. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    Did you ask if you could buy it? I was only flying domestic a year ago, but the duty free store at LGA still let me buy Dior Homme Parfum. They just charged me tax for it.
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    Re: Dior Homme the nouveau parfum

    There is a very long thread about it. Please read it.
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    Re: Fragrance name?

    Dior Homme Intense is not marketed in the US, so it's doubtful that's what it was. It's only at duty free stores and grey marketers.
  54. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    There are too many that I'm still interested in trying that I can't figure out what one I have to have. I'm going to New York in less than two weeks, and I know I want to get my nose on some...
  55. Re: Rose Prick - I'm not makin' this up !!! LOL

    Once again, Tom Ford Trying Too Hard.
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    Re: Slumberhouse 2020

    If discussion of those houses is really your concern, then why are you here basically criticizing Slumberhouse discussion instead of boosting or creating threads for those houses?
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    It is the same, and I don't think those compliments are all that meaningful, either.

    A compliment that I would care about is one about my work or the way I take care of my nephews.

    A...
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    Re: Solstice Scents Discussion

    Yes, the selection is rather overwhelming. I had a hard time figuring out what I wanted to try because I didn't want to order too many. I'm anxious to try out the ones I tried, though.
  59. Re: Frederic Malle Lipstick Rose on a Man?

    It's not my favorite rose from Frederic Malle, but if you like it then you shouldn't be afraid to wear it wherever you want.
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    Re: Solstice Scents Discussion

    Not much discussion here of Solstice. Do not many people know them?

    I was reading about them last night and now have samples coming of Black Forest, Conjure Dark, and Monastic.
  61. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I've got some samples coming from Solstice Scents:

    Black Forest
    Conjure Dark
    Monastic
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    Hell, why not?
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    I know my taste is good. It's mine. And I like it. Does anybody think they have bad taste?

    And if it takes a lot for someone to give a compliment and they manage to give one, the fact that they...
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    If someone tells me that the perfume I'm wearing smells good, that's nice, but DUH. I know it smells good. That's why I'm wearing it.

    So that compliment doesn't mean much.
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    There's no harm. It's just meaningless when anybody else can wear the same thing. She wasn't complimenting him on anything unique to him personally.
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    Re: Save Money and Buy Big ?

    I had a gift certificate for like $75 at Saks, so I bought a 250ml bottle of Christian Dior Bois d'Argent because it's so versatile and easy to wear. It's one that I'll easily never want to be out of...
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    I'd be impressed if she complimented him on his personality and not something that could be easily washed off and/or worn by literally anyone else.
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    Re: Layton is such a compliment getter

    That's nice, but if you already knew it was good, then the compliment shouldn't matter. I mean, unless you were wearing it and were wondering if it was bad.
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Anyone here try What's Your Damage? I'm trying to figure out if I want to order anything during Resurrection 2020 and What's Your Damage? sounds really interesting.
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    Re: If you like a leather perfume...

    Because it smells good when I wear it.
  71. Re: Guerlain's EdP Masculines - Can anyone comment on the latest iterations?

    Heritage is at Neiman Marcus, but neither Neiman Marcus nor Saks has Habit Rouge.
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    Re: Your Most Worn of the Year 2019

    At least 2 wears.



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    Bois d'Argent by Christian Dior
    27 wears
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st January, 2020

    Sixteen92 Laudanum

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0713/3301/products/Parfum_Laudanum_540x.jpg?v=1574714036
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    Re: Most worn in December 2019

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    Musc Ravageur by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
    5 wears





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    Re: Your favorite By Killian frags?

    I just tested Black Phantom again this past weekend, and while I really like it, it's really not worth $300 for 50ml and a fancy box.

    I also think Back to Black is nice, but while wearing it...
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    Re: Dior Homme the nouveau parfum

    Did we need another thread about it?
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    My fragrances finally arrived today!

    I've got Strychnine on one hand and Laudanum on the other. At first, Strychnine was definitely better, but Laudanum has been developing really interestingly on...
  78. Re: Dossier perfume - showed up in Facebook feed

    I see them in my Instagram feed all the time. Not interested in imposters.
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    Re: I have Vetiver fever !

    Dior Vetiver is a wonderful vetiver...if you can find it.
  80. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    What do you mean? Fragrances like Egoiste and Shalimar are very much darlings of the people here and those aren't subtle, barely there fragrances at all.
  81. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Oh right. You just don't like them that much. Minor semantic difference, which leads you to condescension.

    And "the furry"?

    You are tiresome. Easy block.
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    Re: Fragrances with Ambrette as a key note

    Dior Santal Noir is sandalwood, ambrette, and Turkish rose.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Been wearing some darker, spicier, and sweeter stuff lately and it's 56 today in Chicago, so I thought Dior Vetiver would be a nice change of pace.
  84. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I guess there are some people who think fragrances will work for them in lieu of a personality.
  85. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    There are plenty of men who like Sauvage and Bleu de Chanel and La Nuit. Your dislike of them is not representative of all men.
  86. Re: Are Certain Fragrances In Your Collection Ever Too Expensive or Rare For You to Wear?

    I don't wear my Egoiste too often because I can't replace the bottles, but I do enjoy wearing it. It's too good to not enjoy.
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    Re: $400 for Niche or Indie at Luckyscent

    I've really been appreciating Profumum Roma lately, so if you don't know that line, then check it out.
  88. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    Because it's Dior, it'll be easy to find. It'll be everywhere. That alone will make it an easy recommendation. Remember that not everyone wants to put in the work to find Guerlains or other harder to...
  89. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I'm really sure that lots of people will like it. It's not bad. It's too boring to turn off most people, especially the general public. Just put a huge marketing campaign behind it and I think it'll...
  90. Re: Is It Always About Pinching a Penny For You?

    For my Diors, I always go to my rep at Saks as long as it's a fragrance that I can get in the US. She's great and always gives me a heads up about upcoming promotions or whenever they receive...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Oh, I've been already. Great place. It was there where I finally got to try Profumum Roma last January (and it has since become one of my favorite niche houses). The service was wonderful. Impossible...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Plans?

    Well, I've been hoping to slow down a bit, but I'll be in New York for MLK weekend, so I'll be planning on stopping at Scent Bar, Osswald, and Aedes, among other places. And then there's always duty...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th December, 2019

    Dior Homme

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.13015.jpg
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Mine was shipped out on Monday, but I'm out of town until Saturday and USPS hasn't updated the tracking at all. I haven't gotten a package notification from my building, either. I'm impatient!
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    Re: What are you wearing for the holidays?

    Christmas day was Profumum Roma Arso. Lovely, but would have been better if it was actually cold here!
  96. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I think this new Dior Homme has a chance to be really popular--if not with the fragrance community, then certainly with the general public. It's pleasant enough to be agreeable to everyone. I don't...
  97. Re: Christmas Morning, What Did You Give/What did you get?

    My nephews aren't into fragrances, though they like most of mine.

    So I got them a bunch of games. They are 11 and 10 after all. Ticket to Ride is fun.
  98. Re: Christmas Morning, What Did You Give/What did you get?

    Thank you! Merry Christmas to you, too. I know I'll enjoy both of them.
  99. Re: Deciding between Dior Sauvage EDT and EDP

    Neither is good.
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    Re: What are you wearing for the holidays?

    Profumum Roma Arso
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