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  1. Re: New splits for 2012! Creed | Hermessence | Maison Francis K | MdO | S Lutens | Tom Ford | Xerjo

    Great packaging, communication and fast shipping. Simply awesome. Thank you !
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    Re: Gateway Fragrances

    Acqua di Parma was my gateway to niche.

    After that, Knize Ten was my gateway to loud fragrances.

    But more generally, you have been my gateway.
  3. Re: Speaking of bottles. Which house has the ugliest?

    Wow! So UGLY
  4. Re: Speaking of bottles. Which house has the ugliest?

    http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h100/grauzone/photo-30.jpg

    This part is really ugly. The mechanism of the atomizer should be more discreet. The metallic collar looks like a cheap perfume.
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations please!

    Acqua di Parma Intensa
  6. Re: Speaking of bottles. Which house has the ugliest?

    Creed. Shame for the price.
  7. Re: Great & reasonably priced leather scent for a beginner?

    :shocked: Bandit for women ?

    A women with a truck maybe ?
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    Re: Your favorite from these niche brands:

    Creed: Aventus
    Amouage: Jubilation XXV, Dia
    By Kilian: Incense Oud
    MFK: Lumière Noire, Cologne pour le Soir, A.P.O.M.
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    Re: What is special about Creed?

    The price ? is look cheap bottle ?
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    Re: best fresh cheapie?

    Oh ! i forget one of my new purchase, new favorite: Knize Forest ! Love it
  11. Re: The worst you ever tried, straight to the point.

    Diesel Fuel For Life
    Serge Lutens Serge Noir
    Bond N°9 Riverside Drive
    A*Men TOF
    A*Men Pure Coffee
  12. Re: I don't own anything from these houses... recommendations?

    Comme de Garcons: 2 Man, Artek Standard, Avignon, Kyoto, Calamus, 3, Eau de Parfum, 2.... yeah, it's my favorite house
    Penhaligon's: Opus 1870, Elixir
    L'Artisan: Dzonghka
    Frederic Malle: Géranium...
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    Re: A Taste Of Heaven or Memoir Man

    Memoir Man
  14. Re: Where is the best place (store or internet) to get free samples or where to buy fragrance sample

    Welcome ! Here you will learn very quickly if you read a lot. I am registered here for 3 months and when I talk with the vendors in perfumery, I am asked if I work in the industry. ;-)

    For Europe,...
  15. Re: Great & reasonably priced leather scent for a beginner?

    Knize Ten
  16. Re: What, in your opinion, is the best summer fragrance?

    I guess they speak of Acqua di Parma - Colonia

    For me, my favorite is Acqua di Parma - Intensa
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    Re: best fresh cheapie?

    YSL Live Jazz.
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    Re: Creed's fragrance life?

    From a chemist friend, the worst enemy of perfume is light. The second is to a lesser degree the heat. You know what to do...
  19. Re: New Fragrances: Comme des Garcons Play Red, Green & Black

    +1 !
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    Re: My Cologne Collection

    Try the regular Egoiste de Chanel, and Cool Water (or Creed Green Irish Tweed) instead of Egoiste Platinum.
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    Re: lacoste pour homme vs boss bottled?

    Both are equal in mediocrity
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    Re: Riverside Drive vs. Invasion Barbare

    Riverside Drive ***
    Invasion Barbare *****

    Easy.
  23. Best New Fragrance for Women Les Nombres d'Or -...

    Best New Fragrance for Women
    Les Nombres d'Or - Oud : Mona di Orio


    Best New Fragrance for Men
    Santal 33 : Le Labo

    Best Fragrance Flanker 2011
    A*Men Pure Havane : Thierry Mugler [Groupe...
  24. Re: Need Help with my next 3 purchases from this list

    Aventus
    Nautica Voyage
    Live Jazz
    Acqua di Parma Assoluta
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    Re: Best Leather fragrance poll

    Knize Ten
    Morabito Or Black
    Tuscan Leather
    Bandit
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    Re: SOTD; Thursday, March 15, 2012

    http://thisislavie.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/artek-standard-comme-des-garcons-01.jpg
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    Re: Is this Chanel Homme Sport Real?

    Chanel has a factory in the United States for gift sets. It may be authentic.
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    Re: almost ready! :-)

    I have the same problem ;-)

    Dior - Homme
    Chanel - Egoiste
    Yves Saint Laurent - Live Jazz
    Acqua Di Parma - Intensa/Cologne/Assoluta
    Thierry Mugler - Cologne
    Comme des Garcons - 2Man
    Amouage -...
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    Poll: Re: New Mugler A*Men Pure Shot

    Pure Shot is available in Europe. I got mine, with a cute miniature.
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    Re: New bottles - Blu Mediterraneo

    Yes, one of my perfumery have returned his stock of Cipresso.

    As already said in another topic, the new bottles seem to have some problems. Cap hard to remove and leak juice. I hope it concerns...
  31. Re: Starting Out and Already I Have a Huge List to Check Out

    Chanel Egoiste Platinum is a bad Cool Water, acid, loud, synthetic and far from the wonderful Egoiste.

    L'Eau d'Issey is not the fragrance that you're looking for because you're here and want...
  32. Re: My Fragrances: What should I add to my collection???

    Chanel Egoiste
    Dior Homme Intense
    Yves Saint Laurent Live Jazz
    Acqua di Parma Assoluta
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    Re: Ready to buy...

    Aventus
  34. Re: Starting Out and Already I Have a Huge List to Check Out

    Creed Green Irish Tweed /Summer
    Creed Imperial Millesime /Summer
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver /Spring
    Chanel Egoïste Platinum /never
    Creed Silver Mountain Water /Fall
    Creed Virgin Island Water /Summer...
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    Re: Japanese Goth Scent

    Funny !

    Yuuko: Comme des Garcons - Kyoto, Amouage Jubilation XXV, Montale Full Incense,
    Bayonetta: Comme des Garcons - Artek, Montale Black Aoud, By Kilian Incense Oud
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    Re: Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo. Thoughts?

    Bad news. Cipresso di Toscani was discontinued according to a saleswoman at Globus. I rushed to order a bottle of 100ml

    Other Blu Mediterraneo range are now available in a new blue bottle, similar...
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    Re: Essenza vs Colonia

    Essenza is the one I like least of all the range. I find it very synthetic.

    my favorites:
    1. Intensa
    1 (ex-aquo). Assoluta
    3. Cologne
    4. Cipresso di Toscana
    ...
    5. Essenza
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    Re: "Must" have designers in (any) wardrobe

    Chanel - Egoiste
    Mugler - Cologne
    YSL - Live Jazz
    YSL - M7 (first reformulation or vintage)
    Guerlain - L'Instant (or Extreme)
    Bvlgari - Black
    Dior - Homme (or Intense vintage)
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    Re: Airplane safe fragrances

    Mugler Cologne, Acqua Di Parma
  40. Poll: Re: Parfum d’Empire Ambre Russe vs Tom Ford Amber Absolute

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  41. Poll: Re: Parfum d’Empire Ambre Russe vs Tom Ford Amber Absolute

    1. Ambre Russe
    2. Ambre Sultan
    3. Ambre Précieux
    4. Amber Absolute
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    Re: Niche for spring

    I would say 4-5 hours, but I'm not sure.
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    Re: What' s your top 5 marine scents?

    Heeley Sel Marin
    Creed MI
    Nautica Voyage
    Bond n9 Riverside Drive
    Bvlgari Aqua
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    Re: Truth or Dare by Madonna

    I can't wait to try this new fragrance ! same for the new MDNA

    http://youtu.be/SAH3BUSEgH8 <--- I hate GMAYL and Girl gone wild but really love this new one. Orbit is the boss.
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    Better than Must de Cartier Parfum ?

    I am looking for a perfume for my mother. It is very hard. When I was a teenager, I'd save my money to offer her Jean Paul Gaultier Classic. Before smell it, she told me: "Ah, it is an "Eau de...
  46. Re: Pick a number between 1-500 win a Chanel Allure Blanche sample.

    69 !
  47. Re: If you had to pick one for the rest of your life, which would it be?

    You really should try something else. Except for Millésime Impérial
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    Re: Longest longevity you have ever experienced?

    Santal 33
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    Re: Niche for spring

    I like it, but remind me more a fall scent.
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    Re: Niche for spring

    That's it. This is ordered. When I saw the price, I could not resist. $ 7 more than if I ordered a sample.
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    Re: Niche for spring

    Thank you so much ! you're great

    At fist, I would troll: Bond n°9 Riverside Drive is o... no, just kidding. :D I just tried this one today and yes i like it but here, the price is 414$ for a 100ml...
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    Re: New Haarlem -- Most Overrated Fragrance

    Same for me.
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    Re: New Haarlem -- Most Overrated Fragrance

    You should try Fareb from Huitième Art.

    Except that, i really don't like New Haarlem.
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    Re: Niche for spring

    Topnote: Bergamot, Basil

    Heartnote: Lavender, Herbs, Iris

    Basenote: Tonka Bean, Oakmoss, Labdanum (Rockrose)

    Parfumeur: Michel Roudnitska

    Looks good ! Thanks...
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    Niche for spring

    Spring is not summer, so what is your favorite perfumes for an early spring ? tell me what spring masterpiece should I add to my collection.

    At this point, i have on my wish list:

    FM -...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

    http://www.lautreparfum.com/upload/image_produit/1725-Casanova.jpg
  57. Re: Going to Paris, France. Want to buy 1 x Kilian and 1 x Montale - any recommandations ?

    Montale: Dark Aoud

    By Kilian: Taste of Heaven ? Incense Oud ?
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    Re: Dior Homme Sport REFORMULATION

    I was really exited by a summer iris.

    I went to get a sample of the new Dior Homme Sport. The best part is the bottle. I also like the new packaging...

    Iris top note last 5 minutes, after...
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    Re: Your current TOP 5 vetivers !?

    Never tried the Givenchy Vetiver, so:

    1. Sycomore
    2. Grey Vetiver
    3. Encre Noir
    4. Vettiveru
    5. Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Best Sandlewood or Santal ?

    I have make my choice. Santal 33
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    Re: Cheapest place to buy Tuscan Leather?

    Don't think you can find discounted Tuscan Leather. It must be the case for old bottle from Neroli Portofino but not for Tuscan Leather or TV. Get a split from Kron.
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    Re: YSL Live Jazz: Worth a blind buy?

    Yes ! again
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    Re: looking for a masculine le labo

    Vetiver 46 is very good but you should try Comme des Garcons 2 Man. Almost the same, less expensive.
  64. Re: Huitième Art, a new venture by Pafumerie Générale

    I don't have your expertise but I tested a lot of niche perfumes range and I must say that Huitieme Art is probably the worst (with Breycourt) niche fragrance line that I could smell.

    Boring.
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    Re: Best Kenzo and why?

    Kenzo Power Cologne !
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    Re: Wondering why Gucci Guilty gets all the love?

    Now I understand better why I was offered this thing 3 times in a month. The saleswoman was very surprise when I dared to tell him that I hated that thing.
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    Re: looking for a masculine le labo

    Santal 33
    Vetiver 46
    Rose 31
    Patchouli 24
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    Re: Questions about Kokorico...

    My boyfriend loves Kokorico and whenever he tries to shop, I said "Yeah but it's a less subtle version of L'Instant de Guerlain." I will eventually buy him because I'm tired of posing as a killjoy....
  69. Re: Looking for a good designer "dusty" incense?

    I do not see much incense in designers, unfortunately. Dior Fahrenheit Absolute, Ikon Zirh, Bogart CityTower.
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    Re: A trip to Europe-Cologne

    Great ! On bahnofstrasse, try Jelmoli. Here can try all the Chanel, specially the "Exclusives" (Sycomore, Coromandel). They also have one Tom Ford stand, try Tobacco Vanille, Noir de noir, etc. Don't...
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    Re: A trip to Europe-Cologne

    If you go to Zurich, you can try Osswald Parfumerie. They have the most beautiful perfumery in Switzerland with an incredible amount of niche perfumes (Frederic Malle, Amouage, MDCI, all the Comme...
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    Re: summer incense

    I just cover my arms with test areas. :D

    CdG - Jalsaimer: There is a lot of cinnamon here, that's remind me more fall/winter.
    CdG - Ouarzazate: There is not a lot of incense here, must be great...
  73. Re: What fragrance smells like the botafumeiro ceremony at the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral?

    It's the same smell as in other Catholic churches. The only difference is the amount of burned incense to cover the stink of pilgrims.

    So, CDG Avignon or Armani Privé Bois d'Encens.
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    Re: Eau Sauvage or GIT?

    Eau Sauvage dated ? maybe but GIT is so 90's dated. ;-)
  75. Re: What fragrance do you wear in these situations?

    1) You are about to go on your first date with a beautiful woman at a fancy restaurant. Cuirs de Carner

    2) You get invited over to the same woman's house for the first time for a "quiet night in"...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage or GIT?

    Eau Sauvage. GIT is too similar to Cool Water
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    Re: Best of the 4 Polo 'Big Pony' frags ?

    I hate them all.
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    Poll: Re: Help choosing my next Comme

    Sisho? Never heard of this one. I want!
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    Re: summer incense

    Another suggestion ?
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    Poll: Re: Help choosing my next Comme

    Avignon

    But i love a lot of them
    Kyoto
    Artek
    Sequoia
    CDG 2Man
    Laurel
    Hinoki
    Odeur 51
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    Re: Having hard time choosing!

    Hello !

    Winter:
    L'Instant de Guerlain (Extreme or not)
    Versace The Dreamer
    Bvlgari Black
    Chanel Egoiste
    Dior Homme
    Comme des Garcons 2 Man
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    Re: Should I blind buy Eau de rochas?

    Oops, sorry

    http://www.buy.com/prod/eau-de-rochas-by-rochas-edt-sample-vial/216038661.html
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    Re: Should I blind buy Eau de rochas?

    Here ! : ;-) http://theperfumedcourt.com/Products/Rochas-Lui-EDT__ROCHASLUIEDT.aspx
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    Re: Should I blind buy Eau de rochas?

    Never ! You can have samples of anything you want just for some dollars.
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    Re: H&G: Blask, anyone tried it?

    I just tried this one today ! I love it ! Weird but wearable, maybe my next buy.
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    Re: This Axe was inspired by ________?

    I loved that stuff when I was a kid. if someone could tell me from what it is the cheap clone ...
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    Re: Which should I buy?

    Nautica Voyage ? cheaper and maybe better.
  88. Re: Time to put on big boy pants and buy a Lutens...which one?

    Essential first pick ? Chergui

    Easiest to wear ? Gris Clair
  89. Thread: Serge Lutens

    by grauzone
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    Re: Serge Lutens

    Iris Silver Mist
    Gris Clair
    Chergui
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    Re: What are your 3 favourite Creed fragrances?

    Aventus
    Millésime Impérial
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    Re: Can't smell Molecule 01 nor Molecule 02 :(

    Oh wait, i detect a very light cedar. Anyway, weird. It's Aventus without pineapple
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    Poll: Re: Timbuktu vs Dzongkha

    1. Jubilation XXV
    2. Avignon
    3. Kyoto
    4. L'Air du Désert Marocain
    5. Dzongkha
    6. Epic
    7. Timbuktu
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    Re: Can't smell Molecule 01 nor Molecule 02 :(

    I have the same problem. I just received my sample and nothing! even with 2 spray, i can't detect it.
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    Re: Top 10 Niche Brands

    Comme des Garcons
    Amouage
    Serge Lutens
    Le Labo
    Frederic Malle
    Montale
    Andy Tauer
    Tom Ford PB
    Chanel Les Exclusifs
    L'Artisan
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    Re: Versace the dreamer or midnight in paris

    The Dreamer
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    Poll: Re: Timbuktu vs Dzongkha

    Dzongkha for me.
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    Re: Fragrances that end up in your toilet

    Yes ! Axe - Dark Temptation

    I don't like the Air Wick Fraicheur Marine and other same stuff, so i use cheap EDT
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    Re: Best Montale Fragrances

    Dark Aoud
    Aoud Cuir d'Arabie
    Black Aoud
  99. Re: Direct comparison of Fake/Real JPG Le Male (Photos)

    In Switzerland, it is even impossible to access any page relate to perfumes. Now i know why...
  100. Re: I need something special, choose my next perfumes

    I just bought Dark Aoud, I prefer it to Black Aoud.

    I already own 5ml of Mugler Cologne, i like it, very fresh as you said. I still prefer my Acqua Di Parma

    I will try Instinct, but I admit...
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