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    Poll: Re: Eau De Basenotes

    Lavender

    Coriander

    Galbanum
  2. Re: Pick your top 3 'worst stinkers' from the person's wardrobe above you...!

    Wow thatīs a nice collection! Except..:

    Tobacco Vanille
    M7
    Aventus
  3. Re: You got to be kidding: Zlatan pour Homme by Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Some info in a Swedish magazine.
    http://rodeo.net/just-nu/2015/06/22/sa-doftar-zlatan/

    They list the scent pyramide as:
    Top notes - bergamot, grass and pepper
    Heart notes - white lavender, bay...
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    Re: Today I bought: May 2015

    Today I bought a perfume in a store - that happens not often...

    Carnal Flower 100 ml.
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    Re: Fragrances with Black in the name.

    I think Serge Noire and Black Cashmere have satisfying names.
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    Re: Best Vanilla scented Cologne? Help...

    My favourite is Le Labo Vanille 44.
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    Re: ys uzac - oud ankaa

    Interesting. I took the Roja online fragrance discovery test, and this was what the machine came up with for me...
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    Re: Cologne with a soft Lilac scent

    I suggest Vacances by Jean Patou. I beleive it has been rereleased just recently. Not cheap though, and I havenīt tried the reissue...
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Uomo vs Uomo Extra

    I might be wrong, but Iīm pretty sure it is just a difference in packaging - the "extra" version being a "Precious Gift Bottle 100 ml, with silver plated top and label" instead of paper label and...
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    I have no idea when my original bottle was produced, batch code is CAO2S07 I think. How do I decode that (I guess there are threads about this...)? Not much difference smell wice, maybe the "new" is...
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    Thanks!

    Nope, no batch number or other info on the bottle.
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    Got it today, and there is no doubt it is Bois du Portugal (I now have two bottles - not a big problem in my world...) Funny qoute from the seller though:

    "...Itīs definiteliy not Bois du Portugal...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st March 2015

    This! For the first time in about two years.
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    Your post make sense! But I havenīt figured out which scents are "millesime" and therefore suspects in this game.

    And hedonist222 - I have never seen a white Royal Delight bottle?
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    Re: Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    My guess is also Acier Aluminium or possible Royal Delight, but I hope it could be REL. Or in the best of worlds: Angelique Encens. No way it could be Ambre Canelle? How about plain Tabarome...
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    Mystery Creed bottle - what have I bought?

    Hi all,

    I just "blind-bought" a Creed tester on ebay. It is shipped out today and of course I am very excited about what it might be! The seller doesnīt know what it is either but here is some...
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    Re: Favourite "jammy" scents?

    Recommending another Byredo: Pulp!
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    Re: Oud perfume with prominent violet?

    Well I need to try the Mancera, and retry the Fahrenheits. From the Diors I donīt remember that much violet, and I see there is violet leaf listed in the Parfum. I think I want more violet flower,...
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    Oud perfume with prominent violet?

    Hi!

    I am not an Oud expert, but I do have tried a few (but no real oud oil - shame on me), and I canīt think of any that have a prominent violet note. Which are your favourute oud/violet combos? I...
  20. Re: A fragrance that could ease, comfort in sorrow and pain

    I would actually go for Davidoff (1984). To me it is non-sharp citrus and pine, but the calming part is the warm "human" aspects (castoreum?). To me it is also perfectly blended with no "corners" or...
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    Re: Spicy-smoky-sweet

    Maybe Parfum Sacre by Caron?
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    Re: Searching for a dry, powdery leather

    The first fragrance that comes to my mind is Cuir de Lancome and then Kelly Caleche EdT (Hermes). Both might be a tad sweet though, but worth seeking out if you havenīt tried them.
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

    Spazio Krizia Uomo (1993)
    Davidoff (1984)
  24. Thread: "Green" scents

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    Re: "Green" scents

    Agrre an a lot here (Tsar, Bel Respiro, L'Heure Vertueuse, Knize Forest...) and will add Green by Byredo. (Iīm not a big fan of the brand, but Green and Pulp are really original and good.)
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    Re: Maison Francis Kurkdijan APOM Homme

    + 1
  26. Re: Recommend me a dusky, sensual fragrance (Goth/ Rocker/ patchouli)

    I recently got me some Salvador Dali pour Homme. As goth as it gets...
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    Re: Today I bought: February 2015

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  28. Mystery solved! Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Thanks badarun, but not Jules or Dali...and Master-Classter - thanks for the new thinking!

    However - today I wore a heavier application from my "new" Leonard pour Homme splash bottle (transfered...
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    Re: Want to treat myself...want suggestions.

    If it is a one time occasion special money thing - Iīd go for Rojaīs Vetiver extrait...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th February 2015

    Leonard pour Homme
  31. Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Yeah, the last bottle of Leonard pH that I got last week was that flat round splash bottle. It looks so familiar! But then again I think it smells a little too smoky/woody, and I miss the sharp...
  32. Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Thanks Darvant. Not Trussardi or Esencia pH. The other ones you mentioned I own/have owned.
  33. Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Definetely no Puig, and I really donīt think it was a Halston... By the way I have never tried any Halston! From the reviews and notes pyramids both Z-14 and I-12 sound good and possibly...
  34. Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Nope. But I like the fragrance! I once asked a good smelling guy on the street about his fragrance it it was Agua Brava. He was a tourist, and Puig is nowhere to be found in Sweden.
  35. Re: Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    It wasnīt Halston. I donīt recognize the Smalto at all, and the bottle is a little too oval I think, but it is pretty similar to what I remember. Smell wise there might be a lot of similarities:...
  36. Mystery solved! Mystery perfume in 80īs (powerhouse) mini collection

    Thanks everyone! It WAS Leonard pour Homme - mystery solved.

    Hi all!

    For quite a while I have been fantasizing about a perfume in a mini gift collection I got as a gift from my parents when I...
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    Re: Creeds I need to have in my collection -

    Considering your wardrobe (without ratings) I suggest you try Acier Aluminium. It is very unusual, and I am a bit surprised about the amount of compliments I have gotten from this. I love it!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st February 2015

    I just received some vintage perfumes that Iīve been playing with today:

    Leonard pour Homme
    Voyageur (Patou)
    Lanvin for men
  39. Re: Great article on Serge Lutens in Swedish newspaper

    I am not good at translating, and it is late in Sweden, but google translate can help us:

    From Dagens Nyheter:

    "Cult Serge Lutens called the world's most controversial nose. In his laboratory,...
  40. Great article on Serge Lutens in Swedish newspaper

    I just wanted to share this large and unexpectedly exhaustive article in todayīs largest Swedish newspaper. It is in Swedish though...

    http://www.dn.se/livsstil/serge-lutens-dofternas-domptor/
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    Re: Best Tobacco-Honeyish fragrance

    Perhaps MCM Success. Maybe a little hard to get oneīs hands on though.
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    Re: Light, Airy Masculine Floral

    Agree on Cuir Pleine Fleur, and will add Anvers 2(Ulrich Lang). And le 3 Homme (Caron).
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    Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Maybe bicycles will count - at the moment I have:
    - hardtail MTB (titanium)
    - full suspension MTB (aluminium)
    - road racer (steel)
    - cyclocross (carbon)
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    Re: Your top lavender fragrances

    Royal Scottish Lavender Creed
    A Taste of Heaven by Kilian
    III L'Heure Vertueuse Cartier
    Mouchoir de Monsieur Guerlain
  45. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    TheAntagonist,

    What a fantastic collection! It is almost as splendid without Genghis Khan... Or Blackbird.
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    Re: Your top three VANILLA scents.

    Creed Sublime Vanille
    Le Labo Vanille 44
    līArtisan Havana Vanille
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    Re: Modern-Futuristic-AvantGarde?

    It is not a new one, but I finally fell in love with it. They say it hints at traditional french perfumery, but to me it is also very Modern-Futuristic-AvantGarde.

    Etat Rien.

    And I still...
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    Re: New Cartier - L'Heure Vertueuse

    I really like my decant and would love a bottle of this. Pretty unique to me.
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    Re: Thoughts on Vetiver Tonka?

    I think it is great, and one of very few that I get compliments from. I get around 8 hours with average sillage. Vey rarely I also get the sour note - I guess it is skin chemistry so I suggest a lot...
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    Re: Another Date fragrance thread

    From your list: Royal Oud

    Good Luck!
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    Re: Suggest new niche house

    I am going to suggest two lines:

    Prada - the numbered pure parfums. They come in 30 ml splash bottles and can only be found in selected Prada boutiques.

    Roja Dove. Be sure to check out both the...
  52. Thread: Amouage?

    by pelle
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    Re: Amouage?

    I would say that Epic and Memoir are among the safest Amouages for a blind buy. And also both are great fragrances! But at this price range a sample is a great idea...
  53. Re: Strong winter scent with sandalwood and can you check if my Aventus is legit?

    Yesterday I opened my bottle of Chanel Bois des Iles pure parfum and wore it for the first time. Gorgeous stuff, and the "mother" of Egoiste.
  54. Re: S O T D : TUESDAY ; December 31, 2013(last day of the year)

    Chest: Chanel Bois des Iles vintage EdT
    Neck & upper hands: Bois des Iles current Parfum
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    Re: Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit. Want more rose!

    Forgot to mention one of my absolute favourites: Tauer Incense Rosé! And maybe his Une Rose Chypree too. Perhaps Parure by Guerlain.
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    Re: Miller Harris Perfumerīs Library - thoughts?

    So they are not new fragrances - just re-packaged? I know there were parfum versions of some of their normal line-up before, but I thought the Perfumerīs Library are other and new creations...
    ...
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    Miller Harris Perfumerīs Library - thoughts?

    http://www.millerharris.com/fragrance/perfumers-library.html

    I havenīt heard of those before, and didnīt find a thread. Five fragrances at 195 Pounds for 100 ml is pretty steep... I would love to...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Rose de Nuit. Want more rose!

    Some suggestions:

    Both Amouage Lyric (menīs and womenīs)
    Malle Une Rose
    By Kilian Rose Oud
    Miller Harris Rose en Noir
    Czech & Speake No88 & Dark Rose
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

    Caron Nuit de Noel PdT
  60. Thread: Stylish vetivers

    by pelle
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    Re: Stylish vetivers

    Adding to my already suggested Floris Vetiver -
    Bel Ami Vetiver by Hermes. It is not a green fresh vetiver. I find it very masculine and not a soli-grass vetiver, there is more stuff giong on.
  61. Re: Hermes launches Classic Collections; first out Bel Ami Vetiver

    I tried the new Bel Ami Vetiver briefly the other day and found it very nice. I am no expert on the original Bal Ami at all so I really canīt dissect it for itīs vetiver.

    I can say though, that...
  62. Thread: Stylish vetivers

    by pelle
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    Re: Stylish vetivers

    The most stylish vetiver IMO is Vetiver by Floris.
  63. Re: Looking for a leathery vanilla for masculinity and playfulness

    One hard-to-get: Le Labo Vanille 44,
    and one classic more citrus than leather but some vanilla: Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur.
  64. Re: Hermes launches Classic Collections; first out Bel Ami Vetiver

    Please just give some Doblis, no rework needed...
  65. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    danieq,
    Thanks for Gold Woman (Amouage)!
  66. Thread: Vol de Nuit

    by pelle
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    Re: Vol de Nuit

    Just courious - how current is the EdT you have tried? For examle I have read that the very last batch(es) of Mitsouko is much better than the ones 1 or 2 years back. Could that be true for VdN too?
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I am not a perfumer at all, but is it possible the aging of patchouli should happen under "controlled forms" to be successful..? Old wine could be fine, but also a disaster (I am not a wine...
  68. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    I am very sure about the Coeur - Joie at least. I tried it at the Nina Ricci flagship store on Avenue Montaigne(?).
  69. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    Shelf 5 no 27 is Nina Ricci Coeur - Joie

    I want that one so bad! Tried the pure parfum in Paris last week...


    Edit: Shelf 2 no 5 is Worth Je Reviens
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Vero Profumo Rubj (Parfum or Voile dīExtrait)
    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Creed 1849
    Caron Yatagan
    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    Oh, and one more thing (or three) - Thomas also said that there will be more fragranses reissued. I think he mentioned three and the only one I remember was Vacanses because itīs one on my WL that I...
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I tried it very briefly on paper in the store, and thae new one clearly was Eau de Patou, maybe a little sharper than my vintage bottle. I only smelled the first minutes though, and just on paper.
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    Re: Patou pour homme reissue

    I was at the Jean Patou flagship store at rue Castiglione a couple of days ago. I had a decant with vintage juice with me to compare to the new bottles.

    I let the sales woman smell my decant (she...
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    Roja Dove Fetish (pour Femme)
    Guerlain Derby
    Chanel Cuir de Russie
    Caron Yatagan
    Jean Patou 1000
    Serge Lutens MKK or ISM
    XPEC Original
    Parfumerie Generale Tubereuse Couture
    Le Labo Vanille 44...
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    Re: What Is Your Most Wanted Fragrance?

    I would like some:
    Roja & Diaghilev by Roja Dove
    Vacanses by Jean Patou
    Jardenia and the Tubereuse one from JAR
    Suzuro by Shiseido
  76. Thread: Soapy Citrus

    by pelle
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    Re: Soapy Citrus

    Thirding Floris No 89
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    Re: Niche help here, I am on the hunt

    XPEC Original
    MPG Parfum dīHabit
    Tauer Incense Rosé
    Guerlain Derby
    Armani Prive Bois dīEncens
    Montale Greyland
    Hermes Vetiver Tonka
    Tom Ford Oud Wood
    Prada Cuir Ambre
    līArtisan Parfumeur...
  78. Re: Swap:Amouage, Lutens, C & S, Hammam Bouquet, vintage Balmains, Armani Privé... - lots of disc./r

    Updated! Stuff added to WL.
  79. Re: Swap:Amouage, Lutens, C & S, Hammam Bouquet, vintage Balmains, Armani Privé... - lots of disc./r

    Updated!
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    Re: Running out of ideas for summer citrus Help !

    I am really not a citrus guy, but yesterday I bought one:

    YSL pour homme. Fantastic stuff. Other citrus oriented (with lavender) taht I like are Mouchoir de Monsieur and Ungaro ll.
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    Poll: Re: The Best Of These Caron's

    Alpona
    French Cancan
    Infini

    and also:
    Acaciosa
    Narcisse Noir
    Farnesiana
    Pois de Senteur
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    Poll: Re: The Best Of These Caron's

    Voted En Avion but could have chosen three or five others. Brillian house.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite lavender?

    I chose Royal Scottish Lavender and A Taste of Heaven, and on "other" Iīd say Mouchoir de Monsieur and Ungaro II. And the new from Cartier - LīHeure Verteuese.
  84. Thread: Carnation

    by pelle
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    Re: Carnation

    Not sure about the clove, but my favourite carnation is another one from Caron: Poivre. Or the EdT version Coup de Fouet.
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    Re: Introduce me to Guerlain

    Among their more accessible "male" offerings I *like* but donīt love Habit Rouge and Vetiver, but I find them totally striking quality wise. Iīm just not in the mood for these two that often....
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    Re: Introduce me to Guerlain

    Among their more accessible "male" offerings I *like* but donīt love Habit Rouge and Vetiver, but I find them totally striking quality wise. Iīm just not in the mood for these two that often....
  87. Thread: Cologne du 68.

    by pelle
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    Re: Cologne du 68.

    I believe the one from 2002 shows the wrong bottle, and should be a different scent altogether. I have a bee bottle of No 68 and it is the same scent as Attrape Coeur and Guet Apens - this same scent...
  88. Thread: The Houses with

    by pelle
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    Re: The Houses with

    Comme des Garcons
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    Re: ***top 10*** 2012.

    In no order:

    Knize Ten (+ Golden Edition) - Knize
    Liu - Guerlain
    Shalimar Ode a la Vanille sur le Route de Madagascar - Guerlain
    Bois des Iles - Chanel
    Cuir de Russie - Chanel
    Rubj Parfum -...
  90. Thread: Favorite Opening

    by pelle
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    Re: Favorite Opening

    Guerlain Mouchoir de Monsieur, Shalimar, Attrape Coueur.
    Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia
    Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle
    Montale Blue Amber
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    Re: Jubilation XXV or Jubilation 25

    25.
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    Re: Suggest me my orange blossom

    Azemour les Orangers by Parfum dīEmpire
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    Re: Coriolan - some similarities ??

    I think Amouage Dia Man and Dorissima Narciss is somewhat similar. Not cheap or easy to find though...
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    Re: Mint/vanilla, Mint/chocolate, Mint/candy

    Hi Mike!

    I suggest you seek out Geranium pour Monsieur by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle.

    If you reside in Stockholm COW perfumery has it.

    Good luck!
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    Re: Soft sweet dewy 'boozy' fragrance

    Feminit'e du Bois by Serge Lutens is my suggestion.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, November 19, 2012

    Whips & Roses
    By Kerosene (from a borrowed decant)
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    Re: Today I bought - November 2012

    I bought both bottles in a small perfumery in Amsterdam. No such bottles left now though... The No 68 is the same fragrance as Guet Apens/Attrape Coeur but was only available as No68 for a short...
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    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

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    Re: Today I bought - November 2012

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    Re: SOTD: Friday 16th of November

    "What's that like?"

    Although I really like Blue Amber, it sometimes gets a little too sweet and linear (ok - it sweetens over time) so I thought I could make it a little more interesting with some...
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