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    Re: Best Chai fragrance

    Best Chai fragrance for my money is Chai by Baruti.

    It's more gourmand than fresh, but it's absolutely comforting and fabulous!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    O-tay! Sorry...the suspense of waiting to wear my new Slumberhouse is killing me and causing all of my silly pun habits to jump onto the page! LOL...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I beg your pardon?

    Just kidding! I can't wait! My Fjerne is still enroute. Hoping it arrives today...
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    Re: Very disappointed

    This was exactly what I was going to say as well. I don't want my fragrances in plastic or rubber bottles at all. I don't even like to drink from plastic or rubber cups as they leach rubbish into the...
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    Re: your favorite CHEAP fragrance

    Bowling Green is awesome!:thumbsup:
    Booster is also awesome!:thumbsup:
    Burberry London: I agree that this one is awesome too!:thumbsup:

    Three thumbs up!:coolold:
  6. Re: First post: Decided to jump in feet first... Probably went overboard

    Awesome purchases there EBITDA! Hopefully your "net" income is sufficient after the kind of crater this craziness put in your wallet! LOL.

    Those of us who have been involved in fragrance for a...
  7. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    LOL...that leaves a lot of different options on the table from a smell standpoint...:smiley:
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    Re: Newest Heeley - Zeste De Gingembre!

    Thanks for the review Hednic. I'm looking forward to wearing this one!
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    Re: Newest Heeley - Zeste De Gingembre!

    Thanks so much for the heads up! I appreciate it...:coolold:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Because we went on a 9 mile hike today and Russian Musk was a perfect companion fragrance. It couldn't have been any better...absolutely beautiful day with Russian Musk!
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    Re: Newest Heeley - Zeste De Gingembre!

    Super...thanks!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Newest Heeley - Zeste De Gingembre!

    I'm very interested in hearing your thoughts on this one Hednic. It sounds heavenly and I'm really considering a FB blind buy as I love James work and own FB's of Cardinal, Cuir Pleine Fleur, Eau...
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    Re: Best ORRIS ROOT fragrance

    You beat me too both of them!

    Feu Secret is the winner for me though...exceptional fragrance!
  14. Re: The All-Time Great Neroli/Orange Blossom Fragrances

    This is a great one...I however prefer Profumum Roma's Orangea over their Neroli for a neroli based perfume. Orangea is wonderful stuff!
  15. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Honestly, I can see why you would say that. Oud Luwak is absolutely amazing and it's easy to see someone preferring it to Russian Oud...not a thing wrong with that.
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    Re: How Did You Become A Fragrance Lover?

    I was born with a very strong sense of smell. As a child I couldn't stand stinky smells and gravitated to things that smelled good!

    The first fragrance I remember purchasing was a bottle of Hai...
  17. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I’d prefer an exact copy release from Adam...Russian Oud 2, sans saffron...but of course, that’s just my opinion.
  18. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This!
  19. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thanks...definitely curious to see what smells like as the note listing is, "goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye".
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agreed. I wore Sadanne a few days ago and forgot how much I love it! It is fantastic and showed me once again how much my fragrance aesthetic jives with Josh Lobb's. I'd have to say that he really is...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshalls, TJ Maxx, Ross, etc. Vol. 3

    I want to smell this one again. Wasn't too bad as I recall...
  22. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Fjerne by Slumberhouse
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    Re: best Ambergris ever

    Atlantic Ambergris by Areej le Dore is the best ambergris fragrance I've ever smelled.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    All subjective of course, but here are my fave Slumberhouse fragrances that I've had the pleasure to own and to wear over the last 6 years.

    1. Norne: Because I'm a...
  25. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    SK, thanks so much for sharing this information! I'm not much of a clothing fragrance guy, but I can't wait to see what the whole release will end up being! It's exciting!

    Now, to see if there's...
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    Re: International shipping worries

    No, I ordered from NOT Perfumes out of Stockholm and had free shipping on my order, so I can’t complain about the shipping price.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    I agree on Dia Man and also Lyric Man. I will say that I only wear two sprays of Lyric Man with one of those sprays being on the chest and covered by a shirt because it projects like a light house...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Mmm...sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing deadidol. It's most appreciated!:thumbsup:
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    Re: January Scent Projects

    I love Eiderantler as well...I've got to get some soon!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That would be EXACTLY what I'm hoping for from Fjerne as well! Here's to hoping...
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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    Thanks Hednic! I was very concerned that I had waited too long to inquire about this, but I had a lot of details about my order along with screen captures of the order and my attempts to contact UPC,...
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    Re: International shipping worries

    I'm waiting for a shipment from Sweden. It's been a while, but I'm being patient...okay, I'm trying to be patient...LOL...:thumbsup:
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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    I'm happy to report that PayPal got in touch with Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics and got me a full refund for my purchase since they never sent me anything. I was most pleased with PayPal! Whew...!
  34. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Thanks so much for the input...I really appreciate it!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Well...this is a pleasant surprise! Fjerne ordered x 2!

    The first thing I thought when it said that the notes were...goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye, goodbye was that maybe this is Josh's swan...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I'm very interested in Haxan, Tom Yum, and Mriga. Hope to get some samples going to see if they speak to me. :thumbsup:
  37. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    If I already own Musk Cologne, is Musk Kabib worth owning too...what are your thoughts?
  38. Re: Fragrances with a Prominent Molasses note?

    Hey JS, Wald is definitely one you need to get your hands on in the EDP Extract in the glass stopper bottle. It's thick and green and syrupy, but definitely has a molasses like essence about it.

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  39. Re: Has anyone received fake fragrances from fragranceX or fragrancenet?

    No.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I had decided last night to wear Pear + Olive today but went with an aftershave instead this morning. I'll wear it very soon though and I agree how nice this wears in sunny spring/early summer...
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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    Dang. Well, It's my own fault that I haven't pursued this for several months now. I'm sure too much time has passed, but I'll still contact PayPal and see if I can find anything out.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Well said...
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    Re: Universal Perfumes and Cosmetics

    Hednic,

    If you have any additional input on this I'd appreciate it. As I've mentioned, I placed this order on January 4th and I'm out over $200.00 with nothing received and no product. I've tried...
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    Re: Newest Heeley - Zeste De Gingembre!

    Sounds right up my alley! I'm also a huge fan of James Heeley's work.
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    Re: Latest Chanel - Paris-Edimbourg!

    Anyone tried this yet? I'd love to get a sample of this one...
  46. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    I also hated MKK when I first tried it, but I have come to actually enjoy wearing a small amount of it now...
  47. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    For me it's Serge Noir...smells just like armpit onions...I'm allergic to onions...and don't like smelling armpits...
  48. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Enchanted Forest by Vagabond Prince.
  49. Re: Which houses in your collection do you have 3 or more bottles so far

    Creed:13
    Slumberhouse: 11
    Penhaligons: 10
    Tom Ford: 8
    MFK: 8
    Serge Lutens: 7
    Czech & Speake: 7
    Amouage: 7
    L'Occitane: 7
    D.S. & Durga: 5
  50. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    WHOAH!!! LOL...:grin::thumbsup:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Agreed.
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    Re: Ropion's time paradox

    Interesting question...I'd have to say either Norne or Fille en Aiguilles would have knocked me out of my shoes...in a good way!
  53. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I've noticed it too and don't participate because I definitely don't agree with it. I love both Bortinikoff fragrances and Areej le Dore fragrances...they are rare gems that are exciting to unearth!
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Please add the following to the directory:

    From Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements

    Coconut Bay with Lime

    Mega Flora

    Lo Haiku
  55. Re: Masking BO: The Original Purpose of Perfumes

    LOL...no kidding...yuck!
  56. Re: Lime Lovers - New Lime scent at Lucky Scent from Oz

    I'm also a lime fan but will hold out to hear thoughts on this one. I

    I haven't cared much for their previous offerings and for some reason the "woody" notes in the base listed for this one makes...
  57. Indie Scents...Excellent Online Shopping Experience

    I just had a great experience with Indie Scents out of Canada. I have no affiliation with them in any way, I just wanted to report that dealing with them was super fast and super easy...just a great...
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    Re: Cheap vs Expensive Neroli

    Cologne Sologne by Nicolai is an inexpensive neroli fragrance that's worth trying. Castile by Penhaligons is another that's very good but much more expensive than Cologne Sologne which is a nice...
  59. Re: Fresh Nettle scent / Nettle Tincture

    Wish I could help from the chemical composition standpoint, but as a reference point from existing fragrances, I can think of a couple that might be good to check into if you haven't already. One...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Agreed. I also would like the fragrances I've requested to be added, but getting frustrated won't help. Grant's "Basenotes" Forum is a wonderful place he created for people like you and me who are...
  61. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    ORM by NOT Perfumes

    VAAN by NOT Perfumes
  62. Re: What does Richard James Saville Row smell like?

    Love Saville Row...definitely a floral, aldehydes composition. Dare I say it has a very pleasant "dryer sheet" vibe to it? Not sure if anyone would think that's a good thing, but I've smelled some...
  63. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    LOL...I've made a similar mistake before and suffered through it as well...especially when the offender won't scrub off easily...:lolk:
  64. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Exactly...
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    Re: Best mens floral fragrance?

    There are many as have been shown by all of the great responses. Two recent ones that come to mind for me are both from Bortnikoff.

    Amber Cologne
    Musk Cologne

    There are other elements at play...
  66. Re: Creed Pure White Cologne Should i get it ?

    If it's legit, I'd buy that in a heartbeat!
  67. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I second my previous post! Both FB worthy!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Maybe that’s the top drawer?:thumbsup:
  69. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Agreed. They do have similarities in the citrus opening, but the musk really shines in Musk Cologne in a wonderful way, and Amber Cologne is just pure, clean, comfort. Definitely both FB bottle...
  70. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Berlin im Winter by Baruti

    Chai by Baruti

    Very excited for both of them to come home to papa!
  71. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    LOL...Russian Musk Attar is one I missed that I wish I could have back...
  72. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Agreed on Amber and Musk Colognes...they are indeed special and I would also love to "back them up ten bottles deep" as well!:thumbsup:
  73. Re: Active scammer alert - got scammed on the "Fragrances Wanted" forum

    Sorry to hear this and thanks for the heads up on this scammer/loser...hope you get this resolved quickly.
  74. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Got my bottle of Amber Cologne today! Received my samples of Coupe de Foudre Cologne, Vensa Cologne, and they sent me Musk Cologne, (which I already own), instead of Moss Cologne. :sad: I'm assuming...
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    Re: Your Personal Unicorn. What is it?

    Kote by Slumberhouse: The original version. I've read the description of this one many times and I don't even know if the fragrance actually smells like the amazing description, but if it does, then...
  76. Re: New limited edition D.S. & Durga Lilac City!

    I got this email as well but couldn't pull the trigger on lilac although I'm sure it will be excellent for those who love this note. I'd also like to hear your thoughts on this when you receive it...
  77. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    You're the man dude...people will be okay as you're good at communicating and they know you'll come through...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Please add NOT Perfumes to the data base and add their fragrances as well. They are:

    ORM
    VAAN
    SVAHA
    ASHKA
    NADIR

    They are wonderful fragrances and need to be in the Basenotes data base...
  79. Re: praising Bracken Man -- paging fans of this Amouage

    Smells a bit like current Houbigant Fougere Royale to me. I do really enjoy Bracken Man although I've read a million times how current Fougere Royale is a pale shadow of it's former self so my...
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    Re: Escentric molecules are you a fan??

    I enjoy Molecule 01. Not so much the rest, but I need to smell more of them to make a true informed decision though.
  81. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Amber Cologne by Bortnikoff...
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    Re: USPS Misdelivered package

    Sorry to hear about these problems with you delivery. It also makes me nervous as I sent a package that should have been delivered by now but it is "still in transit". It's so weird how a package can...
  83. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Sorry to hear that. It's the same thing that happens to me with Mousse Illuminee by Rouge Perfumery or Essencia by Loewe. Both of those fragrances make me nauseous when I wear them. Hope you can sort...
  84. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    FB of Amber Cologne by Bortnikoff and samples of Moss Cologne, Vesna Cologne, the new version of Coupe de Foudre, and Oud Sinharaja all from Bortnikoff.
  85. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    :grin: LOL...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Y'know, I'm starting to despair about Kote. Maybe it's just the whole COVID-19 depressing environment that's hanging over everything like a parasitic cloud, but I've finally started to wonder if Kote...
  87. Re: Creed Himalaya & Green Irish Tweed smell the same?

    Not to me.
  88. Re: Maybe it's time to FINALLY move on from vintage Polo

    Hopefully the Warner will be the ticket for you. I always preferred the Warner to the Cosmair as it has a more clear pine note in it and it was the original after all!
  89. Re: Maybe it's time to FINALLY move on from vintage Polo

    I agree. 1962 is great, but it doesn't smell like vintage Polo to me. It has a spearmint note and a citrus/mandarin note as well some lily of the valley floating around in there that take it in a...
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    Re: Your Quick Summer Affair?

    I have a lot of spring and summer favorites I wear but I just got a cheapo splash bottle of Canoe by Dana...and was pleasantly surprised!

    It's fresh and since you can get an 8 oz. bottle for...
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    Re: Royal Oud Vs Aventus

    Completely agree...Aventus by a landslide for me.
  92. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    So true...simply a brilliant work of art...
  93. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Has anyone been able to actually smell any of the new Bortnikoff Colognes yet? I’d love to hear some thoughts if so...
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    Re: Your longest scent ”relationship”

    Polo for 37 years.
  95. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Yeah, thanks. Definitely no harm intended...I just have a hard time passing up a good word play...it's the word play nerd in me.:smiley:

    I'm so excited to try all of these new Bortnikoff colognes...
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    Re: Oh honey, honey..

    Bee is one of my new faves, so that would "bee" my choice...
  97. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I wonder if Vespa smells like a little scooter?:smiley: Sorry...couldn't resist when I saw the typo!:lolk:

    But seriously, I want to try them all!
  98. Re: Budget Pine: What are the alternatives?

    I can't imagine it will be better than your Fur fragrance however...:coolold:
  99. Re: Budget Pine: What are the alternatives?

    Except for the fact that Arso is not a "budget" pine fragrance as Andrei Bolkonsky the thread starter asked for. Arso is 200.00 to 250.00 per bottle. I'm intrigued by La Curie Incendo however. I'll...
  100. Re: Budget Pine: What are the alternatives?

    Yes. I have a bottle aof Agua Brava by Puig, and it's no more pine to me than Pino Silvestre, which are both more herbs than pine in my o"pine"on.

    Brooks Otterlake's suggestion of Pinon by...
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