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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    Yeah, I checked after I posted and it was not there either. Odd, but probably good that they sorted it out so more people can get their bottles faster. Missing out on the ten samples kind of stinks,...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    That's just what it said on the website for me when I was checking to see. It said something like "bottles will ship out April 7th" (I believe). Either way, glad to be getting my bottle on Wednesday.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    Very well said, thebeck. I've always respected your opinion on fragrances (even though our tastes often differ), and I was waiting to hear your thoughts on this.

    Josh shipped out my bottle today...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2015

    Today I bought this absolute beauty:

    http://www.kafkaesqueblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Slumberhouse_kiste-e1426881477205.jpg

    Bought it directly from their site just in case Josh is able...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    And it means cyst in French!

    Okay, so here is my initial review after having Kiste on for a few hours:

    Right off the bat, this reminds me of a cross between Sova (hay, tobacco, woods), Rume...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    Got mine from the mail now :). Can't wait to try it out! I'll post my initial impressions when I've had some time to sit with it.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    That was my tweet he responded to :). I feel like I accomplished something today providing second-hand information. Very excited to check out my sample!
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    Re: New Slumberhouse?

    Isn't what you are referring to spelled with a y in French though? Kyste. I thought a Kiste in English was some kind of storage container or something.
  9. Re: Your going to Paris from America for one day....

    MKK definitely. I can't swing $300+ on the bell jar though (which is what it costs on their site). Apparently I've missed my opportunity to get it in their standard bottles :(.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse?

    You guys have me really excited. I was not super into Sadanne so this sounds more my speed. I wonder if I got a sample. Haven't checked the mail yet.
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    So, I'm wearing cilice for the first time now. Immediately it reminds me of winter woods by SSS. It has that ambery, cade smokiness that I associate with that fragrance. Maybe less sweet. This is...
  12. Thread: Coze verde

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    Re: Coze verde

    Just in case you are considering picking up some other samples from them and haven't tried it yet, I very much recommend L'Ombre Fauve. Probably their most well-known outside of Coze, but it's so...
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    Huh, got samples of both of their creations when I ordered my samples of BPC's stuff from Twisted Lily. I'll have to give them a go when I'm done testing the others.
  14. Re: New brand Brooklyn Perfume Company with four fragrances

    So I got my package from Twisted Lily today. I originally purchased samples of Oud, Musk, and Amber seeing as they were the ones I was most interested in, and the good folks there included Sandalwood...
  15. Re: New brand Brooklyn Perfume Company with four fragrances

    This line sounds really interesting to me. I might have to order the sample set and give it a go. I'm a sucker for musk scents and amber scents, and the oud sounds like something I should try. Not...
  16. Thread: Amouage

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    Re: Amouage

    From what I have in my collection, Reflection is great for summer, and so is Ciel if you like it (I do).
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    Re: Best Al Rehab's?

    Highly recommend Sultan. I find it to be a very good, straightforward fragrance that dries down into something lovely. Well worth the price.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Today I bought about 15mL of vintage Givenchy Gentleman .
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    Re: 6 new scents from Bvlgari - La Gemme

    I agree with those saying that I am tired of companies feeling the need to create exclusive lines just for the sake of it. However, these ventures have churned out many excellent scents over the...
  20. Re: Name 1 OVERRATED frag and 1 UNDERRATED Frag.

    I don't really believe in the whole "overrated thing" since people tend to like fragrances more or less passionately than others.

    However, I do feel some fragrances deserve more attention. For...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Vikt in the new bottle

    To echo was others have said, from what I understand all of the previous versions in the older bottles that were updated recently remained the same (Vikt for example). However, Pear and Olive changed...
  22. Re: Easily the best value under $30 for a fall/winter scent

    I'll add:

    Sultan by Al Rehab (A legitimately good fragrance on my skin)
    Choco Musk by Al Rehab
  23. Re: When did Mysore Sandalwood shift from affordable to expensive in the USA?

    Really an excellent thread. Thank you for sharing Arun. As usual your thoughts are provoking. I never really heard much about the situation but it is interesting to ponder the implications.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Or don't. My understanding of the email situation was that as of a few months ago, he's gotten more emails than he can possibly reply to. We all know Josh is good for delivering.
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    Re: How long have you been collecting?

    I started around 2011 or so I belive. I'm kind of a product of Basenotes really. I came to see all the fuss about Creed and how expensive they were to me and stayed for the excellent the community.
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    I don't get much in the way of berries either. For me this is another take on a campfire style scent but with less smokiness after the opening. Naturally you expect this from cade oil, but this...
  27. Re: PK Perfumes Cyber Monday 50% off Coupon Code

    Red leather sounds awesome but I doubt I'd get enough interest through Facebook to run a split. Oh well :(.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Personally, I much prefer the extrait to the EDP, but the newest version is more like the EDP than the old extrait was to my knowledge. And yes, the extrait is a bit closer to the skin for me, but if...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Them frag-head problems when I have everything but Sadanne that is offered during the sale.
  30. Re: Min NY - Why are we not talking about this brand?

    I have samples from the whole line here in my room. I took a few to school last week and the one that stood out to me the most was The Botanist. It strikes me as quite an interesting vetiver with...
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    Re: MDCI Sampling Program

    I mean, if you have a good idea of how fluids pour out of a small opening it isn't exactly difficult. I'd say in total between the 5 little bottles I got, I probably lost ~1-2mL. I didn't have a...
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    Re: MDCI Sampling Program

    I actually just poured them out into an atomizer. I didn't have much in the way of spillage at all. A little dribble down the bottle but hardly any juice was wasted.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 31, 2014

    I wanted something incense-y for the holiday, so today I went with Sonoma Scent Studio Incense Pure.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.10482.jpg
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    Re: Fragrances Houses Made in the USA

    Well, I can't speak for the OP, but for me I like supporting smaller houses or indie fragrance makers since it means more to them than just a bottom line number, and a lot of the time they have...
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    Re: Fragrances Houses Made in the USA

    Well, a few that I really respect and enjoy:

    1. Slumberhouse
    2. Sonoma Scent Studios
    3. Imaginary Authors
    4. MadHat Scents (owned and created by a fellow BN'er).
  36. Re: I nearly had a coronary at ULTA today. I will never shop there again

    Sucks that this happened, but I am glad that you didn't get mad at the SA. While they might not all be super knowledgable when it comes to fragrances, it's a job for them not so much a hobby most of...
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    Re: Best deal you've ever gotten?

    I can't even comprehend how that would ever happen. Kudos to you though!

    I'd say my best deal was getting Eau d'Hadrien for like $20 or some such way back when thanks to a nice BNer.
  38. Thread: Stoptober

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    Re: Stoptober

    Well at least you broke down with Chypre Palatin, one of my all time favorite fragrances!
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    In terms of how it reacts with skin, definitely more weird (for me..can't speak for anyone else). But, Zahd is fairly straight forward on my skin: cranberry with champaca up top, that waxy,...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    It's worth noting that in my experience with Slumberhouse stuff and paper samples, they kind of more or less just stay the same forever. Like Vikt for example, sticks with that super anise note on...
  41. Re: Spending hours on fragrantica and Sephora paid off.

    How many times do you need to reply inappropriately to this thread?

    Anyway, good spotting that one OP! Never smelled it myself, but I'm assuming I could if I went to Sephora or some such place....
  42. Thread: Stoptober

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    Re: Stoptober

    You mean people buy fragrances every month? Damn, ain't nobody got money fo dat!
  43. Re: Mane is holding a competition where you can make your own scent

    Just finished mine. They didn't have all the notes listed that I wanted so I had to improvise. Went with:

    Top: Berries (wanted raspberry specifically, also wanted hyacinth but they didn't have...
  44. Re: utterly fantastic layering makes a shocking fragrance!

    I never quite understood the stigma around here on layering fragrances. I'm glad you found something that works well for you!
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    Fragrances with "addictive" qualities

    I dislike using the term addicting with things that are not literally addicting, but bare with me.

    Are there any fragrances that you own that have that one specific note or combination of notes...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    He said Octoberish, so I'd hesitate to say "very shortly." If anyone wants to read the full story, the Slumberhouse twitter responded to some of the fans messages today after posting the picture of...
  47. Re: " Meeting THE parents for the first time" scent. (Niche and designer)

    Assuming I ever end up getting in-laws, and that my tastes haven't changed:

    Designer: DHI
    Niche: Something safe like GIT or L'Humaniste
  48. Re: Recommend Niche fragrances for tropical weather

    Atelier Vetiver Fatal
    Atelier Orange Sanguine (if you really like orange)
    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino (or Jardin d'Amalfi by Creed if you can find it and if you like some more florals in there)...
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    Re: Desperately Seeking White Musk + Cedar

    I have no idea why I didn't think of this. Been wearing it a lot lately. Definitely recommend.
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    Re: Desperately Seeking White Musk + Cedar

    Well, I know Sienna Musk by Sonoma Scent Studio has musk and cedar, but I wouldn't call the cedar a super prominent note. Still, a quite nice, if a bit light, scent.
  51. Re: Give me your criticisms on my next purchases (beginner on a small budget).

    Individuel goes over well for me in college, as does Choco Musk and Sultan by Al Rehab.
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    Re: "Unexpected" likes and dislikes...

    Like: Reflection Man by Amouage (at first I really didn't get it...but after many wearings I now love it)

    Dislike: Grey Vetiver by Tom Ford (smells like floor cleaner to me, prefer OV in the same...
  53. Re: Will I like Serge Lutens Fille En Aiguilles?

    Based on just sniffing this once, I'd say you'd like it. That being said my scent memory of it is quite faint.

    Also, BuysBlind, do you mean Forest Walk by SSS? I don't find pine in Winter Woods...
  54. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    I'd recommend checking out a few from the following houses:

    Sonoma Scent Studio: Winter Woods, Champagne de Bois, Incense Pure, several others (really fantastic line).

    Slumberhouse: Jeke,...
  55. Poll: Re: Currently, when collecting frags, whats more important to you?

    Jargon issue aside, I'd say I fall more into category #2.

    To be fair though, I don't really necessarily "look" for stuff that fills a gap, I generally just buy what I really really LOVE....
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    Re: Looking for LICORICE!!

    I'll throw in Slumberhouse Vikt to this list if you want something really unique and...well, interesting.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Sunday September 21, 2014

    Good morning everyone! I just got a new scent in the mail, so naturally it is my SOTD. I've wanted this for over a year and it is FINALLY mine:
    ...
  58. Re: Shock and awww! Nasomatto Blamage mini email gif. Possibly nsfw

    Wait, so you are telling me the woman and man rub up against each other and she poops out a baby? I think I need to talk to my parents.
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    Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5088/5366223237_bd8050ebc8.jpg
    FINALLY own a bottle of APLS! I've been wanting to buy this for about a year now, but the price was always an issue. Got a good deal...
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    Re: Le Labo City Exclusives

    From what I know and what I've read around here, all of them are really overpriced. That being said, many people really enjoy Poivre, and I personally really enjoy Baie Rose 26 as a cool take on the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I always find the term "balsamic" interesting, as generally when fragrances are described as so, I never get anything that smells like balsamic vinegar, which is generally a smell I dislike after so...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not positive on the additions honestly, I might have an old email I could dig up on the matter though. As for the differences between the two, I've always found them pretty different. For some reason...
  63. Re: New Installment of Luca Turin's Reviews - September 2nd

    Definitely interested in checking out the Narciso. Been interested in the line for a while now, but this might be the first I actually seek out a sample of.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm pretty sure only P+O was changed. The rest are different colors due to the materials changing in color, not the actual formula used in the fragrance. Don't quote me on this, but I feel like it...
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    Re: Mazzolari Nero (yet another Aventus copy)

    Interesting approach from the house. I've tried a few of their offerings and really thought the quality was just superb. This one might be worth tracking down a sample of.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah it's unlike me as well, but I took that same approach. I've only worn it the one time, but I definitely enjoyed it. I agree with those saying it leans feminine. The combo of berries, white wine,...
  67. Re: which scents are good from these houses

    Well, you can't go wrong with Mont Blanc Individuel. It's a nice, sweet scent so if you like One Million's style you might like this one. It's often compared to the much more expensive Original...
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Oddly, Sultan by Al-Rehab. There is something about this one where after an hour or two (and that first few hours is nice as is), I cannot stop smelling this stuff on myself. It is just so damn good,...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah I was going to ask him if he was clairvoyant or something, because what he "wished" for was pretty much what I initially got. Not sure why you wanna sit this one out...unless you...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Cross posting this here so we keep the dedicated thread:

    I got a sample in yesterday from a mysterious party. I'll post my initial thoughts below (right as I've sprayed it on and let it sit for...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Maybe that's what I'm getting then. I got that same feeling from Sana as well.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm fine with whatever the mods want to do. I can repost my stuff there or you can do that, deadidol. Either way. Whatever makes it easier on everyone to find the necessary information.

    And for...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I got a sample in yesterday from a mysterious party. I'll post my initial thoughts below (right as I've sprayed it on and let it sit for about 10 minutes):

    Well, I definitely get berries again,...
  74. Re: Sienne L'Hiver is nothing but Olives in Heavy Powder!

    Agree on Pear and Olive. I'd wait and see if you like the reissue though, as that will be what is sold for the foreseeable future. And, while this might be a little out of left field, if you're a fan...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    When I wore Americana Rust I got some similarities, but mostly in the style of tobacco used. I can't say the cade/leather thing was particularly pronounced for me as it is in Jeke. YMMV
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I can offer my thoughts. I've lived with my bottle for about a year now, but I first tried the extrait back in March of 2013. While I haven't worn it super recently (warm weather), it is definitely...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Same. Normally I would suggest contacting Josh, but from what he said in our last correspondence, he is swamped with emails. They might end up having samples available through his distributors, we...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I feel like you come in to every Slumberhouse related thread and say the same thing. We get it, the house isn't for you and you have delusions that people worship Josh, when in reality all we ever...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Mmm, I wore the heck of out of my little sample of the old P+O when I was at school last semester. It was definitely different from the extrait stuff, but I couldn't put my finger on why. I remember...
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    Re: Rank your LE LABO

    The only one I own is Baie Rose 26, which I very much enjoy. I do have a sample of Labdanum 18 and I thought it was okay, but definitely nothing that stands out from other fragrances that use the...
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    Re: Slumberhouse - Ore

    I don't get caramel or really much booze in Ore at all, so I would say they are probably not entirely alike outside of sharing a note.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Josh just posted this on Twitter for those who didn't see:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bu9XCmKCUAAlo9p.jpg
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    It might be worth noting that Minne (Pear and Olive) is going to be brought back toward the more esprit de parfum version, so while that is only one instance, it is at least intriguing.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Yeah, I definitely agree with what you are saying, and I don't mean to come off as negative towards Josh or this decision. I agree that I would rather see a noticeable quality upgrade in the product...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    I mean, I understand the reasoning behind it, but it just kind of sucks is all. Slumberhouse used to be by far and away my best bang for buck. I mean, $100 for 30mL of extrait (50mL at one time) was...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Knowing Josh it was probably intentional. Not sure of what intention exactly, but I doubt he randomly picked a foreign word. That being said none of his other works have names that mean anything...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Man, I really need to talk to Josh again...he hasn't really been responding to my emails.

    Anyway, this sounds cool (name wise) and will almost definitely be a buy for me (blind)....unless I can...
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    That's literally the article he linked in the OP....


    Anyway, I've been interested in these since I first read that article as well. A few really jumped out at me like Dune Road, Moon Dust, and...
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    Re: The Darkest Day In Fragrance History...

    I didn't read the "What if" and my first thought was "Eh hell now I have to track down a z01 bottle for myself since all I got is my ~40mL left from a split."

    Glad I don't have to do that now!
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    I haven't smelled it, but Dave from the Fragrance Bros thought it was Eternity by CK. Sounds plausible considering what I've read so far.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Still to this day I like Sova the most out of all of Josh's creations. It's actually the only scent I own a back up bottle of in my (relatively) small collection. I just love everything about it, so...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    IDK, maybe it's just my nose or my close proximity to where cranberries are grown, but I get no cherry in Zahd, just cranberry.
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    Re: Best way to use a 1ml sample?

    I generally use that little dipstick and smear some on my neck/wrist depending on if I am trying to get a full wearing or not. Then I'll take the vial and tip it so some of it can flow out while I...
  94. Re: Le Labo City Exclusives - 4 Weeks Only: Sept 1, 2014

    I have to admit the pricing is crazy. I do really enjoy Baie Rose 26 though, but I don't own a bottle just a 50mL decant.
  95. Re: Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese and Sonoma Scent Studio Fireside Intense

    I've tried both. The Goodsir is okay, but it was a little one dimensional for me. That being said I didn't totally love Fireside Intense either...I got this barbeque potato chip scent that kind of...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale: your favs?

    The only one I've tried I ended up getting a full bottle of, L'Ombre Fauve, which is just excellent in my opinion.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Hmm, from what I recall of my sample of Kere it was a saccharine sweet take on caramel and nuts mainly. Definitely gourmand-like. I can't say I recall immortelle, but it's been ages.
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    I definitely want to get my nose on it, so I'll have to track down a sample on surrender to chance or something in the near future. After enjoying MAAI I'm down for another old-school style scent.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Be interested to hear your thoughts on the new Or Black when you get it!
  100. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    Definitely well played by Rory. Though I have to say I was pulling for the gentlemen (for some reason his name escapes me) who was an American soldier who lost his leg in Afghanistan and was in the...
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