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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Claire, Amouage attars are available if you know where to look. Sample Sultan's amouage oils and we can point you in the right direction and let you know what is still available. You may just be...
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    Re: Abdul Samad Al Qurashi - 40% discount

    Understand the high cost of shipping, I get that when I purchase items from the US.

    The ASAQ discount is temporary, while the Fedex rate will be the same.
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Hi Claire, you really need to try Amouage Tribute if you haven't already. It's beautiful and good value compared to some Arabian Oud oils. I would also recommend Amouage Badr al Badour, which is...
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Saffron.
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    Re: Abdul Samad Al Qurashi - 40% discount

    I would recommend not using Aramex for shipping. The good news is my Taifi Rose and Crassna Aoud have arrived in Singapore, the bad news is I just received a call from Aramex. They say I may need a...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Amouage Badr al Badour and Bal Aidien attars.
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    Re: Good and cheap

    Good and cheap is the Singaporean national proverb, that said good and cheap or cost / performance is relative to each individual's situation. If I love a fragrance and get good mileage, then it...
  8. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Xerjoff Mefisto.
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    Re: how many shoes should a man have?

    +1. That said 90% of the time I'm wearing Birkenstocks. I need to get out more.

    - - - Updated - - -



    Actually I like this better, it gives me an excuse for a pair of Edward Green monk straps.
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    Re: What's my problem with Amouage?

    I had the same issue with Dia Man, Jub XXV and Memoir Man. To counter it, sprays were just reduced from 2 to 1. I also diffuse the fragrance by spraying across my clothes and not on one point. I only...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    ASAQ Crassna Aoud & ASAQ Al Taef Rose.
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    I wore Fiero today and received a nice complement, the colour of the Casamorati bottle reflects the fragrance.

    Btw Lira is incredibly seductive and I would love to smell this on a girl. Blue Hope...
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    I feel a split is in the winds.
  14. Re: Suggest a niche house / frag for me to jump into!

    If you go Amouage, I'd also recommend Dia Man. It's just excellent and probably for me the best in their house.

    Silver Man is a good Summer and Spring fragrance, and while it doesn't get much love...
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    Fiero is a knock-out. The whole Casamorati line is quite impressive, however if I had to only have one it would be Fiero.

    I cannot understand why the luxury houses cannot put out a quality...
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    Re: Niche date scent

    Sorry I didn't follow the thread posts, however remember it's a date scent. I would suggest lighter scents.
  17. Re: Suggest a niche house / frag for me to jump into!

    The splits board on basenotes is a great place to start.

    I'd also look at Xerjoff Nio, MFK Aqua Universalis Forte or MDCI Invasion Barbare.
  18. Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    A .3ml sample of Ensar Oud's Oud Yaqoub.
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    Re: Niche date scent

    Creed Aventus, MI or Pure White Cologne.

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte.
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    Re: Smokey fragrance suggestions

    Amouage Tribute attar.
  21. Re: Best high quality citrus/summer fragrance for me?

    Xerjoff Nio
    Xerjoff Casamorati Fiero
    Roja Parfums Bergamot
  22. Re: Using the last 5-6mm of an Amouage attar

    Tribute is beautiful stuff and 5-6ml is still a lot of attar. I'd recommend decanting 1ml in a Wheaton vial and use the vial for application....
  23. Thread: Amouage...

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    Re: Amouage...

    I was in Hong Kong last week. Amouage Dia Man 100ml was HKD 2,200 at Lane Crawford or around USD 280. Memoir Man would be the same price.
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    Abdul Samad Al Qurashi - 40% discount

    There is currently a 40% discount at ASAQ on all perfumes to celebrate Ramadan.
  25. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    With GIT I get a seaweed note, maybe you're connecting that to MI's marine notes.
  26. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Amouage Dia Man is my signature, however my current go to fragrance is MFK Aqua Universalis.
  27. Re: A dark, brooding scent that screams; "Don't "Double-Cross" Me!

    Amouage Epic Man and Memoir Man, or Indian Oud.
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    Re: Oudimentary in California

    I thought they were affordable compared to other vendors, especially as the sample sizes are 1ml. Tempted to purchase some samples, and the burner though out of stock does look exquisite.
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    Re: Soaps, fragrances you like?

    Martin de Candre soaps are very nice, shipping though is a little expensive from France.
  30. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Pen's Blenheim Bouquet.
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    Re: Roja Dove Aoud vs Amber Aoud?

    +1.
  32. Re: If you can only have one Amouage attar, what would it be?

    I spoke with Amouage yesterday about their attars, they mentioned IFRA was causing a real headache in the EU and hence the decision to stop the attars. I also received an email from Fitjar, a...
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Duchaufour, Ropion and Roja Dove.

    I would love to know who created Amouage Dia Man.
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    Re: What's the best CREED Fragrance?

    I would recommend trying Millesime Imperial and Royal Oud. Wanted to love BdP and loved the top notes, but the dry down was disappointing when it turned powdery.
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    Re: Looking for fresh summer orange scent

    Xerjoff Nio has a strong Japanese mandarin or mikan note.

    Edit: ok I just read the budget, Nio is too expensive.

    Look at Trumper's GFT, this is a wet shaving classic and affordable.
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    Re: Do Women Really Like Your Colognes???

    My GF likes the fresher citrus and floral fragrances, everything that's outside of this realm smells of wood.
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    They're both excellent. My girlfriend slightly prefers Millesime Imperial.

    She also loves MFK Aqua Universalis Forte.
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    Puredistance Black is a smooth operator.
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    Re: Suggestions from wet shavers

    Highly recommend the following shaving soaps and creams:
    * Castle Forbes - Lime or Lavender
    * Martin de Candre - Scented or Fougere
    * Antica Barbieria Colla - Bitter Almond
    * Los Angeles Shaving...
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    Re: Amouage Hommage Attar

    Hi, I only have the weak version. I would recommend checking with the seller if they have the stronger or white box version, it's beautiful.
  41. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Creed Sublime Vanille.
  42. Re: I want something that screams "BDSM" - sexy, bold, alluring. What is it?

    Amouage Tribute layered with ASAQ black musk gazelle.
  43. Re: Advice to choose a versatile all year round day signature sent from Amouage

    Dia Man. Buy from a retailer where you can easily return it, the new stuff seems to be reformulated.

    I'd also recommend Tribute and white box Homage.
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    Re: Amouage Epic Man: truly reformulated?

    I went to purchase a back-up bottle of Dia Man last week. After sampling testers at two different stores, it seems Dia Man has been reformulated.The first bottle didn't bear much resemblance with Dia...
  45. Interesting and insightful interview, much...

    Interesting and insightful interview, much appreciated!!
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    Re: Top 3 all-time as per your S.O.

    Girlfriend's favourites are:
    - MFK Acqua Universalis Forte
    - Creed Pure White Cologne
    - Creed Millesime Imperial

    Apparently I have too many 'woody' fragrances.
  47. Re: Found a note that I dislike: galbanum. What's your scent peeve?

    Pencil shavings
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    Re: How do you acquire most of your samples?

    Lucky Scent and Essenza Nobile, though the 2ml sprayers from Essenza Nobile are much preferred and are included at no charge when purchasing a fragrance.
  49. Re: Amouage attars pulled from shelves - no longer being sold

    With ASF Dubaishop, I purchased several attars online. I didn't hear from them for 2 weeks and called them to confirm the order, they cannot ship fragrances to Singapore. I had the order refunded via...
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne

    Agreed very nice and the girlfriend simply loves it.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Okay so I'm going to have to admit Creed MI, Pure White Cologne and Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet are loved by my girlfriend. Dia Man is also a favourite.

    She generally screws wrinkles her nose...
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    Re: Worth the price

    Amouage Tribute and Homage attars.
  53. Poll: Re: Is Creed's Original Vetiver a good representation of a vetiver fragrance?

    Very bright spring summer fragrance, however not much vetiver.
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    Re: best shave cream

    Castle Forbes is excellent. Their Lavender and Lime shaving creams are worth every dollar.
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    Re: How did YOU get into fragrances?

    I used to like fragrances back in the mid-80's then the interest faded. The interest was somehow ignited after Japanese kitchen knives led to shaving, which led to fragrances. Two years ago I tried...
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    Re: Your most boring buying experience?

    The most amazing was going to Mazzolari in Milan and seeing the passion of the SAs and their love of fragrance. The most disappointing would be Hermes in Singapore where the SAs know nothing about...
  57. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    The scent only stays while lathering and during the shave. It's the only shaving soap that I've been able to use from start to near finish, the Vanilla Eucalyptus Mint should be finished in the next...
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    Re: Amouage Sampler Box

    Dia
    Silver
    Jubilation
    Ciel
    Gold
    Reflection

    Silver is probably the least appreciated, however it will grow on you over time. Perfect spring summer fragrance.
  59. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    If you really want a fantastic shaving soft soap look at the Los Angeles Shaving Soap company. They use essential oils and their fragrances are superb, Topanga Fougere reminds me of Roja Parfums...
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Amouage Homage
    Amouage Ayoon al Maha
    Amouage Badr al Badour
    Roja Dove Bergamot
    Roja Dove Vetiver
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    Re: Creed Aventus for 18 year old

    Very nice fragrance for your age (or any age). Go for it!!
  62. Re: Amouage lovers....May we have a conversation.

    Homage, Tribute and Dia Man are beautiful fragrances.
  63. Re: Early warning: Pharrell Williams teams up with Comme des Garçons

    +101. I'll add he's been on or close to the cutting edge for over 10 years. I remember walking through gaienmae in Tokyo around 2005-2006 and seeing his standalone clothing store, the guy was only...
  64. Re: What would you get first, Jubilation XXV or Dia Man?

    Dia Man.
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    Re: Favorite Creeds by smell only

    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Windsor
    MI / Aventus
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    Re: Roja Dove Edp vs Extrait.

    The extracts are more refined while sharing the same DNA. Purchase the extraits if the funds allow.
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    A42B13P01 is a nice balance between smoky and sweet. Has good longevity.

    I'm finding the batch variations with Aventus and MI to be be substantial. I now test all new testers and purchase these...
  68. Re: Someone hating your fragrance - has this ever happened to you?

    A beautiful quote worth keeping.
  69. Thread: Berries!

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    Re: Berries!

    Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady. Raspberries and currants weaving in and out of a dark powerful rose.
  70. Re: Ashoka - do you think it could be comfortably worn by a man?

    Sampled this today, the lotus flowers are very prominently. Girlfriend and I agreed It's very feminine and not suitable for a guy. Trayee on the other hand is unisex and worth a decant.
  71. Re: Name The Most Intoxicating Heady Fragrances You Have Tried

    Enigma pour Homme
    Pure Distance M
    Memoir Man
    Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Carnal Flower
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite Amouage (non-Opus)?

    Dia Man and Homage. Dia Woman is also excellent.
  73. Re: If you had to chose only 1 cologne to wear for the next 5 years what would it be?

    Amouage Homage.
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    Re: Name your Holy Grail. Have you found it yet?

    Amouage Dia Man, the girlfriend has Dia Women. They make a great pair.
  75. Re: What is You Most Complimented Daytime Fragrance?

    Even though I own some very nice fragrances, it's Aventus and MI that get the compliments. My little X100S camera seems to attract more compliments from women than any of my fragrances, go figure.
  76. Re: You're absolute favorite Blind buy of all time -

    Creed Windsor. It took three wearings before I completely loved it.
  77. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    MDCI Invasion Barbare please.
  78. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    Spot on Marais :)
  79. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    If your razor is the Muhle closed comb razor like the Muhle R89, you're fine. This is a gentle razor -...
  80. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    Elevation, what DE razor were you using? It's possible the DE razor you were using was too aggressive. It also may be a minor technique issue, to avoid irritation apply no pressure and let the blade...
  81. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Agonist Dark Saphir
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    1. Dia Man
    2. Homage
    3. Silver Man
    4. Jubilation XXV (lightly applied)
    5. Memoir Man (very lightly applied)
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    Re: By Kilian Oud's

    Agreed, as much as I wanted to love the by killian oud range, the oud is synthetic and linear. Once you try real oud done well in a fragrance, it's hard to accept a substitute. It would be great if...
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    Re: MFK oud moods

    It's an acquired taste, sort of like the first time I tried avocado or beer ;) I only had a 2ml card sample, it's powerful stuff so it lasted quite a while. Hopefully the split with Palmbeach will...
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    Re: MFK oud moods

    MFK Cashmere Oud. It's an acquired taste, however it's depth and complexity are just beautiful. Try layering MFK Cashmere Oud with Puredistance Black, the deep resinous notes of Cashmere Oud...
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    Re: What was your first fragrance?

    Armani Eau pour Homme in 1987.
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    Re: How to Sample

    Several tests on paper. If I still like it, transfer from vial to small sprayer and give it 3 good wearings. I'll then know if it's full bottle worthy.
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    Re: Looking for a brutal parfume for a man

    Chanel Antaeus.
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    Re: Which fragrance best suits YOU?

    Dia Man.
  90. Poll: Re: A poll -- Does sampling detract from FB enjoyment?

    Sampling allows me to appreciate what I already have, given most samples I try aren't FB worthy. It also adds to the pleasure knowing when I do find something I like, my collection will grow with...
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    Re: Is it just me or does Tobacco Vanille.....

    It's a little cloying, and I get a xmas cake vibe which makes me smile.
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    Re: Which headphones looks better?

    Don't worry about how they look, the most important thing is how they sound.

    If you're using headphones near people get some earphones like Westone or some closed headphone like Audiotechnica...
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    Re: What are your favourite clothing brands?

    Charvet, very nice Hednic. I have some shirts and PJs - place de la concorde but my memory is fuzzy.

    If you get the chance, try some Berluti shoes. They're light and comfortable, they get some...
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    Re: Sock rules for men

    I'd go for colourful socks. http://www.happysocks.com/gl/
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    Re: Tuck the polo shirt in??

    Polo shirts = partially tucked or untucked.

    Business shirts = tucked in.
  96. Re: I'm looking for a fashionable backpack for college

    Fjallraven Kanken are pretty cool. I got mine 20 years ago in Sweden and they haven't changed the design.

    http://www.ilovemykanken.com
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    Re: Best Aftershave (unscented)

    +1 for Speick in either splash or lotion. I also like Myrsol Agua Balsamic but it's a natural herbal fragrance, you can get in from Gifts and Care in Spain for 10 euros, it's worth it's weight in...
  98. Re: What do I need to know about teeth whitening?

    I had this done by my dentist. A few shades whiter, not hollywood white. The only thing you need to worry about is teeth sensitivity. I got slight shooting pains down to the root but nothing major.
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    Re: razor choices

    Try the Gillette Sensor, the carts are cheap. I use them with a Pils handle:
    http://www.pils-rasur.de/razors/sensor/101ee.html
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    Re: Most Satisfying Fragrance

    MFK Cashmere Oud layered with Puredistance Black.
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