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    Re: best incense or olibanum plus rose parfum

    Oliban by Keiko Mecheri

    This has been a favorite of mine, heavy on rose and olibanum. There is some smoke and a bit of tobacco leaf, but I mostly get rose and incense-y smoke.
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    Shops in Wellington, NZ?

    Are there fragrance shops in Wellington that I should visit? I'll be there on business the first couple weeks of February and hope to have time to check out a few places.

    The only place I have...
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    Re: Scentbird for decants?

    I've had good luck with Scentbird, too: a reasonable range of scents, good decant bottles, and service was fine.

    IIRC the main issue had been with cancelling the service. I just cancelled (for...
  4. Re: Rose scent without tuberose, tea rose, patchouli or too much incense or powder??

    Glad you found some fragrances you like, mongut!

    Perris Monte Carlo Rose de Taif is one I just got yesterday. It is a very nice Damask rose with very few frills. The scent isn't 100% linear,...
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    Re: Best "Tomato leaf" fragrance

    CB I Hate Perfume Memory of Kindness

    This is has a good tomato leaf note.
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    Re: non coniferous 'green' scents

    Two oldies that are suitably on the masculine side are MIller et Bertaux L’eau de parfum #3 Green, green, green and ...green (yes, that is the name!) and Sisley Eau de Campagne. Both have citrus and...
  7. Re: Please Give Me Your Chanel Batch Codes For A Fresh Analysis

    Found it! My eyes are getting too old for this stuff :) I'm going back to edit my post; batch numbers on the bottles are the same as the boxes.
  8. Thread: Organic oils?

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    Re: Organic oils?

    Good to know there are some more of us in NC on the board!

    I'm not dodging your question, but you'll get better information from the DIY forum. Do a search there as this question comes up...
  9. Re: Please Give Me Your Chanel Batch Codes For A Fresh Analysis

    Cristalle edt 60 ml
    on bottle : 0905
    bought between August and December, 2009
    long list of ingredients including tree moss and oak moss

    No. 19 edt 100 ml
    on bottle: 0901
    bought between August...
  10. Thread: Organic oils?

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    Re: Organic oils?

    You might look in a healthy / natural food store. My local Whole Foods has had EO blends from various companies at times. Usually there is a tester, so you can check quality and lasting power for...
  11. Re: Where to Start with Vintage - Summer/Citrus Fragrances

    Mythrol, I know you won't listen to me, but Don't Go Down That Path! It leads to buying lots of perfume! :smiley:

    VIntage Guerlain Coriolan for men has been a winner for me - citrus opening then a...
  12. Re: For fragrance collectors: What is your approach to buying fragrances?

    I keep a running list of scents that are priority buys, based on sampling for the most part. Currently, there are 5 scents on the list. Though I have a loose monthly budget, I tend to buy when I see...
  13. Re: Percentage of opposite gender fragrances in your collection

    Most of mine are unisex, but likely 25% are deemed masculine and about 10% feminine. In some houses like Amouage, I like the masculine line better than the feminine. It all depends on the scent...
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    Re: Online discounters vs. retail stores

    As I mentioned above, I don't live near a store that has much niche or high-end, so I order samples and decants online fairly often. I have a list of things I want to try and wait for a sale to get...
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    Re: Online discounters vs. retail stores

    I like to support the local retailers, if only to encourage them to keep stocking good scents. Unfortunately my area doesn't have much niche or higher end scents, so I do a lot of online shopping. ...
  16. Re: Andy Tauer at Scent Bar Nov 20 - asking big favor

    I too have only read descriptions, but those descriptions have me wanting it!
  17. Andy Tauer at Scent Bar Nov 20 - asking big favor

    I'm a new poster but a long-time lurker and addicted fragrance buyer (just see my feedback :rolleyesold:). Only something this exciting could get me to post!

    Andy Tauer will be at Scent Bar, Los...
  18. Re: The Top Ten Female Designer Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sample

    Great article, Claire! You've brought my attention to one I haven't tried -- Eau des Merveilles by Hermes. And I thought I'd tested everything available around here..
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    Re: A rose for layering - any recommendations?

    If you have money to spare, Strange Invisible Perfumes ( http://www.siperfumes.com/) has a scent called Black Rosette. Notes listed are roses, black tea, leather & spearmint. It is unisex to slightly...
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    Re: 30 Roses' Spring Cleaning Giveaways USA only

    PM on batch 14. Many thanks for making the offer, 30 Roses!
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