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  1. Re: Bois D'Argent my biggest fragrance disappointment to date.

    I bought a decant three years ago and was very underwhelmed by the "milky" nature as well. Just recently I saw a bottle on sale for a really good price and I couldn't help buy snatch it up. And...
  2. Re: Let's be frank: spring is time for frankincense.

    Salvador Dali PH is great in its own right, but its much more than straight frankincense.
  3. Re: Let's be frank: spring is time for frankincense.

    I think I have been to that famous perfume store in Bologna which carried the widest selection of niche I've ever come across, including a full range of Amouage attars ready for testing.

    I...
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Cecile Zarokian has been top of mind for me lately
  5. [US + CANADA] Re: Hermes, HdP, MFK, Lutens, Masque, Neela Vermeire, Samples

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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    Bois D'ascese smells like smoked sausage on me. Not a good look.
  8. Re: Hypothetical: if your gfs parents asked you about your hobbies, would u admit to your frag obses

    Yea, tell them about it. And while you're at it, invite them over to see your worm farm.

    Seriously, don't tell them about it unless somehow fragrances come up in conversation.
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    Re: What fragrance would the Prophet Muhammad wear?

    Versace of some sort in at least 10 sprays
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    Re: suggestions for a spicy vanilla

    Diptique Eau Duelle is a vanilla mixed with spices, incense, and citrus. My favourite vanilla.
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    Re: Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    I am sure that this one was selling well for Tom Ford. If you consider that Ambre Sultan is Lutens' best seller, there is little reason to think that Ambre Absolute was a flop for Tom Ford.
    It...
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    Re: Your favorite Sandalwood frag?

    Trayee by Neela Vermerie. Real mysore and it shows. Much more vibrant than any other santal frag that I've tried.
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    Re: Serge lutens Churgui or Ambre sultan or Arabie

    Chergui is bland. Arabie is loud and tastless (but really enjoyable if you're into that kinda thing), and Amber Sultan is a classic fit for daily wear on any occasion, man or woman.
  14. Re: Bone-dry niche fragrance to add to my collection?

    Papillon Anubis as well as TF Sahara Noir
    Both are dry, smoky, and harsh in the bois d'acese kind of way.
  15. Re: Chanel Sycomore: Lots of Negative and Unusual Complements

    Skin chemistry is real. There is not a hint of anything unpleasant, or even sharp for the matter, in Sycomore on my skin.
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    Re: Has anyone tried Malle's Noir Epices?

    I would say that it is a terrific winter frag. Noir Epices has a very loyal following and for great reason - it is a classical composition.
  17. Re: What fragrance truly deserves the moniker "Spicebomb"?

    Dior Mitzah. This is one is a spice basket.
    +1 for Amouage Fate - I love it because of the cumin overload.
  18. Re: Maison Kurkdjian Cologne pour le soir v Absolue pour le soir

    They are two different fragrances. I have both, and despite goibg through a major selling phase, I am not letting go of either. Both are great. Notice how so many people said that the...
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    Re: Christmas in a bottle! Which fragrance and why?

    Puredistance M is it. Strangely enough Sycomore also feels Christmasy. I never thought of TV as a Christmas frag, but now that it was said, I can't see how it isn't!
  20. Re: Undecided. Can someone talk me in or out of getting LIDGE?

    Certainly! Neither LIDGE nor LIDG did anything for me. The fragrance just does not come alive on my skin. Just sits there flat. No charm, no charizma.
  21. Re: Amouage Journey Man -anything similar or better?

    Honour if you are in it for the pepper
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    Re: Which Houses are Worth the Cost?

    Probably some small house which hasn't managed to release any really bad fragrances yet. Neela Vermeire, Vero Profumo, and Naomi Goodsir come to mind.
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    I have Bel Ami and Bel Ami Vetiver on my shelf side by side, and whenever I feel like wearing Bel Ami, I always end up reaching the BAV. It is just so much ..... nicer! It is like Bel Ami in a...
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    Re: Your favorite fragrance for exams!

    Exactly my thoughts. Wear something enormous like Memoir Woman, which will blow everyone's mind cause they are not immune.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    This is different from my all time top five:
    Chanel n°22
    Armani Prive Bois d'Encens
    Dior Ambre Nuit
    Parfumerie Generale Coze
    Masque Montecristo
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    Re: Best Serge Lutens on a man

    You want masculine from Serge Lutens? Then you must recommend Serge Noire to your unsuspecting male clientele. I wold have to say that this, and Fumerie Turque, which you don't sell, are the...
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    Poll: Re: L'air du Desert Marocain vs Ambre Sultan

    Perfumes can have different notes but be linked by the same idea. LDDM and AS, while being amber frags, are completely conceptually different. Amber Sultan is replaceable, LDDM is not. While AS...
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    Re: The Best Patchouly ever...

    Forgot to add Parfumerie Generale Coze, which being a patchouli centered scent, presents the note in such a different way that I completely overlooked it while thinking about patch frags. It is a...
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    Re: The Best Patchouly ever...

    I have to second Bois 1920 Real Patchouly as the best ever. It isn't a pure patch as it is quiete ambery, but it has the booiest, intoxicating quality to it. Zegna Javanese Patchouli and...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale: your favs?

    Don't forget querelle. Probably my most favourite foresty incense ala Memoir Man
  31. Re: Mona di Orio's Vetiver - Best Vetiver I Have Smelled

    This is the perfect smokers fragrance because the smoke here is cigarette smoke.
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    Re: Looking for a good rubber, petroleum scent

    Mona di orio cuir is the smell of an old mechanic's garage
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    Re: Sweet/creamy patchouli based fragrance...Niche

    There is Bois 1920 Real Patchouly and then there are all the other patch frags. It is the most refined and intoxicating patchouliI have ever tried. Absolutely gorgeous without the sweaty skank but...
  34. [US + CANADA] Hermes, HdP, MFK, Lutens, Masque, Neela Vermeire, Samples

    Shipping is $10

    [SIZE=7]Neela Vermeire Sample Set
    4 minis 4 ml each. All are missing one single spray, except for Trayee. Trayee is full as I have a bottle.
    Yours for $90 usd.
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  35. Thread: apple fragrance

    by pavel
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    Re: apple fragrance

    Xerjoff Zafar has a strong apple note.
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    I think this one is going to be a basenotes favourite. Here are my thoughts on this subject:
    -It is sweet
    -Has loads of frankincense
    -Rumored to have oud in it
    -Complex enough to keep you...
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    I definitely get anise in it as well! It is not a note that jumps out on me, but comes and goes through the early part of Interludes development.
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    Re: Amouage Interlude Man - 2012

    Christopher Chong describes interlude as " ... a reflection of all the trials and tribulations one overcomes to attain personal satisfaction and achievement." Upon smelling interlude, it becomes...
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    Re: NY Amber or TF Amber Absolute

    Amber Absolute because it is beastly and thrives in the heat of summer.
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    Re: What fragrance has expensive smelling?

    What do you need to smell expensive for? Is it a cheap way to have people think you're wealthy?
    Plus, what does expensive smell like? Does it smell like a high end department store? Does it...
  41. Re: What's the most bottles of any one fragrance you own?

    I have 2 50mls of Amber Absolute and another 60mls in decants. Looking to get more :)) it is discontinued and unmatched
  42. Re: Do you have a fragrance you won't wear in public, only at home and just for your pleasure?

    Yep, some frags I only enjoy wearing at night. For example Amouage Gold. I have a hard time with it in the morning, but it's my go to scent to wear to bed. Fumerie turque was one before. There...
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    Re: Black Afgano a good buy ?

    The opening and middle blows are superb, but the ultra long dry down is not pleasant at all.
  44. Thread: I'm thinking...

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    Re: I'm thinking...

    Sycomore is really a one of a kind perfume. Yes it's a vetiver, but no other vetiver can replace it
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    Re: Best animalic perfumes for a guy?

    Amouage Gold - powder, civet, beautiful flowers. This is animalic in the same way a unicorn is an animal.
    Montale Oud Cuir d'arabie - this is animalic in the same way a taxidermist is a zookeeper.
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    Re: 2 Sprays! 12 Hours!! 10 meters!!!

    That's easy! just like the above poster hinted at - put a sprayer into a bottle of amouage tribute and two sprays will kill everything in a ten meter radius.
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    Re: Tom Ford Italian Cypress Or Tobacco Vanille?

    I consider TV to be unwearable as well. It is mega powerful but gets on my nerves after the first 15 minutes. It is very simple and flat. I can't imagine an occasion when anyone would want to...
  48. Re: Drenched in Cavalli Black - hardly noticeable

    Cavali Black is one of my most beloved, but it is retired for the winter because it really is very weak in cold temperatures.
  49. Re: What would you layer with a rose fragrance to make it more masculine?

    There are a few pre made unisex roses out there Montale Black Auod, Tom Ford Noir de Noir, Le Labo Rose,
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    Re: Best fresh- ''clean'' + long-lasting fragrance

    It used to be Prada Amber, but after Hérmes Voyage, Amber started smelling so thick and heavy that it was hard to wear.
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