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    Re: Too many sprays

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    Re: SOTD: Monday, April 14, 2014

    I sprayed Millesime Imperial on my clothes today (like 6-7 sprays). It smells wonderful, but once I got home I could barely smell it on me. It's low longevity reminds me of Bond's Bleecker Street.
  3. Poll: Re: Which is a better plus for an excellent smelling fragrance?

    I didn't know this site cared so much about quality ingredients. Good to know.
  4. Poll: Which is a better plus for an excellent smelling fragrance?

    Which is better?
  5. Re: Have you noticed it's always the same fragrances that are mentioned in every thread?

    You're right. All the talk of the same fragrances actually make their value go down. That scent is less exclusive and special, due to more people wearing it and all the copycat fragrances.

    With...
  6. Re: Robes08's Top 100 Designer Fragrances List

    Can we get a top 100 niche fragrances list from Coach Rob?
  7. Re: Whats the most disappointing blind buy you have had.

    How are they different?

    They're different to a point that you like GIT but dislike Cool Water?

    I only have a GIT decant but I'm curious.
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    Re: New Bond No 9 - Shelter Island

    Recently, I realized Sag Harbor, High Line, and Hudson Yards are basically the same fragrance.
  9. Poll: Re: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone detested it but you loved it?

    Absolutely not. I would not buy a fragrance everyone hated.
  10. Re: TOP TEN for Spring and Summer - what are they?

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  11. Poll: Re: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone around you detested it but you loved it?

    What do you mean?

    Everyone around you hates it.

    You're the only one that loves it.
  12. Poll: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone detested it but you loved it?

    Whats your take on this?
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Glad you liked Bleecker Street. I had a similar first reaction as well. It took me a while to get into it.

    If I could use 1 word to describe Bleecker Street, it would be charming.
  14. Re: The 18-point perfect fragrance wardrobe for gentlemen

    Dope thread!

    But should fruity be included?
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Good review, I gave Orange Sanguine an A!
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    Sticky: Re: What makes Creed Aventus so exceptional

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    Re: S O T D Saturday March 29, 2014

    How did you like Coney Island?
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    I'm a big fan of NY Oud. Good projection and longevity.
  19. Re: If you already have a lot of fragrance but want another, do you buy the smaller size or larger ?

    How will you finish all those frags in time before they spoil? Perhaps you should finish whats on your plate first before getting seconds.

    If you came across some scents you absolutely love then...
  20. Where do you rank Carnal Flower among Frederic Malle frags?

    http://www.allure.com/images/beauty-products/perfume/2011/editions-de-parfums-frederic-malle-carnal-flower.jpg


    IMO, it's the best Frederic Malle frag.

    I can spot the floral and melon notes,...
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    Re: Perfect 3!

    Silver Mountain Water is the dreamiest fragrance, it smells like a unicorn's breath.

    http://i.minus.com/isCsto6Z30E1d.gif


    Second place goes to Tuscan Leather. Third, goes to Orange Sanguine....
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    Re: S O T D: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Bond No 9 - Eau De New York
    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.1303.jpg

    First time I'm wearing this. It's citrus in a basket of floral and green. Smells really great on cold days. It projects a...
  23. Re: Tom Ford Golden Tears - Anyone tried this one?

    Hilarious
  24. Re: My GF dislikes all of my stronger fragrances, should I get rid of them ?

    Are you the guy that likes to use 16 sprays in one setting? Yeah, I'm going to have to side with your girlfriend.

    Many posters here are adamant in their ways. They will wear a fragrance if they...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

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  26. Re: What's your most pleasant unexpected discovery?

    $36 for a 1.6 oz? I didnt know an EDP could be this cheap.
  27. Re: GIT or MI or SMW? What to add to my small collection?

    If you plan on increasing your collection of frags, 2.5 is the smart/safe choice.
  28. Re: GIT or MI or SMW? What to add to my small collection?

    Silver Mountain is FAR better than GIT and MI.

    FARRRR BETTER.
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    Wall Street doesnt smell anything like Millesime Imperial. Some of the comparisons from the fragrance community bugs me. Anyway, Wall Street is surprisingly good and I think its best for cool spring...
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    Re: Geranium Pour Monsieur

    This smells like minty gum covering up bad breath.
  31. Re: Have any of you guys tried vacuum sealing/packing your colognes?

    I believe this will cause humidity which would be bad for the molecules.
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    I don't mind buying expensive niche fragrances, but Royal Oud crosses the line. One must draw a line somewhere.

    It smells incredible and I would rather get a small decant instead.
  33. Re: A Fragrance for Sunny Summer in Southern California

    Orange Sanguine
    Le Labo Ambrette
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    A little off topic but I wore Silver Mountain Water for the first time in a while. I realized that the drydown bares a strong similarity to MI. Also, this would incredibly sexy on a female.
  35. Re: Coconut - cK One Summer 2014 vs Creed Virgin Island Water - which has the better/stronger coconu

    Ok I finally smelled CK One Summer 2014. I have to admit, it bares a resemblance to Coney Island -- due to the margarita note. This also smells like dial soap. What seperates this from Coney Island...
  36. Re: Question for both Guy & Girls, About Male Fragrances

    I've smelled TONS and TONS of sexy fragrances from female passerby's. I just dont the name of them, nor am I familiar with the notes.

    I like to wear Bond No 9 New York Patchouli.
  37. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/18/14): Silver Mountain Water vs Antaeus

    Wow, CA is blowing out the respectable SMW.

    I haven't knowingly smelled Chanel Antaeus. Does Macy's/Sephora carry this?

    Was this over saturated like CK1, Fahrenheit and Aqua Di Gio?
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    For some reason I thought Eau de New York was up next. Ok i'll patiently wait.
  39. Re: With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    After using 2 sprays today, I found that this is the magic number.

    In the past, I used 3 sprays and after 12 hours it was still too strong.
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    Re: Which Bond NO 9 should I purchase?

    Its starting to get colder in Australia???

    Anyway, I recommend Bleecker Street, it's very versatile.
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    Re: Favorite notes?

    Coconut
  42. Re: How often do you compliment a stranger's fragrance?

    Yeah, I'm from NYC too, Preston is not lying. LOL!!!
  43. Re: Just sent Jean Paul Gaultier a very firm email. Do you think it will work/is justified?

    With a fragrance company, I don't think your email will be taken seriously.

    These kinds of emails are taken into consideration with department stores. But even better, companies like Kraft,...
  44. How often do you compliment a stranger's fragrance?

    2 part question

    1) Do you come across good smelling strangers?

    2) If so, do you compliment them?


    I've come across some good smelling people, but I rarely give a compliment. I usually only...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Yeah I wouldnt gauge its effectiveness like that. People close to you could've been wow'd regardless. There have been many times where I've been wow'd by someone's fragrance and I debate whether I...
  46. Re: Bond No. 9 New York Musk -- What a horrible scent

    A full bottle of this cost $330???

    http://i.minus.com/iphtBJTOuzm64.gif

    I wouldn't accept a full bottle of this for free. You may say I could sell it, but who would buy it?

    It smells like...
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

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  48. Poll: Re: Poll: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.6)

    Yeah this was the poll I was looking for. I had a hard time finding this because Frederic Malle wasnt in the title, so search results doesnt pull it up. I see the purpose of that though, it brings...
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    Re: Bond No 9 - Hudson Yards (2014)

    Yeah, the flower definitely comes with the bottle.




    The chambers are an interesting way to experience a fragrance. Looks like it cost a boatload.

    Also, Musc Ravageur smelled wonderful....
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    Re: Bond No 9 - Hudson Yards (2014)

    Ok I tested this today. Smells very similar to Sag Harbor and a few other Bond frags. Basically this is nothing new.

    And yeah, even a sales associate at Bond told me this is not unisex, but rather...
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    Re: Bond No 9 - Hudson Yards (2014)

    LOL, agreed.
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    Bond No 9 - Hudson Yards (2014)

    http://pimages.parfumo.de/240/40835_jgq7tejssq_240.jpg

    Dewy petals of the new fragrance open the composition. Top notes sparkle with lemonish green lily of the valley, which spreads optimism with...
  53. Poll: Re: What is your favorite Private Blend Tom Ford Fragrance?

    Tuscan Leather

    Oud Wood is 2nd

    Also, how come Santal Blush is not on the poll?
  54. Re: New Fragrance: Creed Aventus Royal Exclusive

    I'm surprised posters didn't find this humorous.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed sprayer, need help.

    Maybe someone else in your home used it?

    If it hasnt been used yet, thats not suppose to happen.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

    Lately, a lot of people I've encountered smell like A&F Fierce or Montblanc Legend.

    Anyway, today, the first time, I wore Bleecker Street. It smells like leafy blueberries and lasted pretty well.
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    Re: One house, 4 seasons, 4 frags...

    Bond No 9

    Spring: Bleecker Street
    Summer: Coney Island
    Fall: New York Patchouli
    Winter: New York Oud
  58. Re: Whats the shelf life of perfume? Has any of your perfumes gone bad?

    Can I get a link to this site?
  59. Whats the shelf life of perfume? Has any of your perfumes gone bad?

    I know this was recently discussed but I cant find the thread.

    Anyway, I recently bought 9 full bottles of perfumes without considering shelf life. I keep my perfumes stored in the closet.

    How...
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    Re: Noirdrakkar Reviews Erolfa by Creed

    Yeah I gave it a C-, pretty forgettable.
  61. Re: How long does cologne last before it expires?

    The general rule seems to be 3-5 years.

    But do Eau de Parfums last longer than Eau de Toilettes?
  62. Re: What is your starting roster for spring,summer

    http://i.imgur.com/dhMeAzK.gif
  63. Re: Coconut - cK One Summer 2014 vs Creed Virgin Island Water - which has the better/stronger coconu

    Ok, understood.

    Will this always be available to the masses? or is this like "only the first 2,000 purchasers will get it"?

    I cant find it on the internet.
  64. Re: Coconut - cK One Summer 2014 vs Creed Virgin Island Water - which has the better/stronger coconu

    Where can one buy this? I read that it's limited edition.

    It's interesting that some are saying it smells exactly like VIW and CI. Usually, these similarity claims on basenotes are extremely wrong.
  65. Re: Less expensive or better alternatives to...

    Good choices!

    However, I don't know any less expensive alternatives.
  66. Poll: Re: Fragrances competition NICHE-----> (Round 1, pt.9)

    Orange Fruit Loops aka Jasmin 17
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    Re: Challenge me (please).

    With Spring and Summer coming, you have a variety of good fragrances. Your collection is lacking winter frags, which is passing.

    Enjoy what you have. Your collection is fine.
  68. Re: What is your starting roster for spring,summer

    SS is the most valued position right? Oh and you left off the least valued position, the DH.
  69. Re: Which two cologne scents do you like to wear layered together?

    Yeah, Coach Rob tell it like it is.
  70. Re: What is your starting roster for spring,summer

    The SMW replies are interesting, hmmm . . .

    I havent really thought of it when considering spring/summer frags.
  71. Re: I literally don't get vetiver. Why would ANYONE want to smell grassy?

    Different notes cause different emotions/reactions in people.

    Remember the first day of spring and you're playing in the park? Remember that carefree joy?

    Maybe you're smelling the vetiver too...
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    Re: Orange Sanguine is Awesome!

    Its amazing how well this lasts and projects. I figured since its mostly natural, the performance would be compromised . . . nope! This is subtle yet loud. Meaning it BEASTLY projects a SOFT scent. ...
  73. Re: Fake and Counterfeits VS Cheap Copies/Alternatives

    So you're just asking this out of curiosity? Ok nevermind then.
  74. Re: Fake and Counterfeits VS Cheap Copies/Alternatives

    I don't know if you're asking this question out of curiosity, or if you're seriously pondering this.

    If the latter, would you ask about fake sneakers to a sneaker head? or fake wine to a wine...
  75. Re: Can Bond No 9's Eau de New York be worn in warm weather?

    Yeah, I saw your review on fragrantica, thats why I made this thread. Last summer, how many sprays did you use?
  76. Can Bond No 9's Eau de New York be worn in warm weather?

    Anyone try this in the spring and summer?
  77. Re: Ever discover a layering combo by mistake?

    Virginal Island Water and Silver Mountain Water

    Green Irish Tweed and Original Vetiver
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    Re: Is The Term "BOOZY" Overused?

    Whats a true boozy fragrance that . . .

    1) Can be worn year round?
    2) Is great for the summer weather?
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    Re: Can i wear Fierce?

    Where are you from?

    Here in NYC/NJ, Fierce is frowned upon.
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    Re: Opinions on Creed Original Santal

    The Creed Boutique recommended Aventus and Original Santal as their biggest compliment-getters. Nonetheless, I dont like OS's scent, it smells too old fashioned. My opinion could change once I wear...
  81. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Usually when I spray my clothes with fragrances (without wearing them) it last weeks. I sprayed Millesime Imperial on a shirt a couple of days ago and now I can barely detect it.
    ...
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    Re: Aventus Blended With SMW?

    I caught a whiff of a SMW and VIW combo, because I had 2 of the tester strips nearby. Very very very delicious combo.
  83. Re: What are the top 5 bond no.9 scents for men?

    This is what started it all for me too. Once I smelled CI, it was like I came across undiscovered land and kept exploring.

    But I refuse to believe you don't like Bleecker Street. This is so dreamy.
  84. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    I would be interested in seeing a poll for this. It looks like MI is getting more votes.
  85. Re: What are the top 5 bond no.9 scents for men?

    Coney Island - Orange-Lime Margarita, Unique
    Bleecker Street - Charming, Sweet, Handsome
    New York Patchouli - Clean, Spicy, Fresh
    Eau de New York - A Cool Flowery Citrus Blast
    Sag Harbor -...
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    Sticky: Re: Which fragrance gets you the most female compliments?

    But people who wear Aventus, receive compliments from people unaware of what they're smelling.

    I was on the other side of the fence and now Aventus is my main frag. It smells rich and boozy. The...
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    Re: Macys Experience

    Yeah, lets talk about this instead.
  88. Re: With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    Ok cool, does it matter that I only spray on my clothes?
  89. With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    For Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer, whats the recommended spray amount?
  90. Re: My review after visiting various NYC perfumeries Part II

    I have the paper strip with me, so I was able to get the dry down. The only redeeming quality I could think of is that sometimes it smells like rice pudding. *shrugs*
  91. Re: My review after visiting various NYC perfumeries Part II

    Thanks, yeah I actually meant to add Erolfa to my review. I would give it a -C. Perhaps I'm biased because I already have so many Citrus scents. Before I buy another Citrus It would have to be a...
  92. Re: My review after visiting various NYC perfumeries Part II

    Yeah, the reason I ask is I'd prefer if there arent other frags that smell exactly like Pure Cologne. I'd hate to buy something expensive and it has a twin brother for 30 dollars.
  93. Re: My review after visiting various NYC perfumeries Part II

    Are there any fragrances that smells like Pure White Cologne? I smelled this on people before, but I get the feeling they weren't wearing Creed.
  94. My review after visiting various NYC perfumeries Part II

    Fredrick Malle - I missed them, they closed at 6 PM

    Creed Royal Water - Yeah, this is not for me. Smells very lemony and zesty. Too sour. C-

    Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille - I tried to give this...
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    Re: Need new frag....stumped!!!!

    With your collection I think you are all set. Aventus is a great frag you can wear year round.
  96. Re: Doubting Your Like of a Fragrance Based on Negative Reviews and Comments

    Of course it has some effect.

    If I absolutely love a scent but everyone absolutely hates it, I'm going to second guess making that purchase. An example of that is A&F Fierce. Its a good scent but...
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    Re: Niche fragrance testing (samples) - PT.3

    It took me a while for me to like Brooklyn. I like the woody note.
  98. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    Amber Heard or Naya Rivera?

    Basically, either option is a huge win.
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    Re: Fragrance stands in malls?

    I strictly only go to the source or well-known boutique shops in NYC. Everywhere else is a drag.
  100. Re: Please help me pick my next Creed... or other niche.

    I'm against layering, but I once mixed Original Vetiver and GIT on a shirt and it smelled like a unicorn's breath!!!
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