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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 23 Aug 08

    Black Walnut
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 6 April 2008

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: Montale Must Tries

    Update!

    thanks for the help, heres the ones i tried (just on a card for now) In general i found them some of the best fragrances ive smelled but id personally see most of them as evening...
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 30 March 2008

    Diptyque Philosykos
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    Re: Having A Creed: A Biased Judgement

    i think in most department stores you can go around sniffing fragrances and be relatively underwhelmed and bored by the majority. If each one was truly unique and characterful i think who family's...
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    Re: Give me a reason not to buy BdP?

    BDP was my first purchase after i found basenotes and became far more fragrance savvy. I smelt it, looked at the price,, felt a bit faint, went the counter and bought it anyway. wow. Never smelt...
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    Re: Montale Must Tries

    Thanks a lot for all the help! im going to narrow it down to about 6 as ive never been so daunted at where to begin as this shop had montale taking up half of the shop. initially i just thought the...
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    Re: smelling cologne on yourself

    maybe this is a personal,, "defect" but i tend to have problems with new scents. and i really struggled with even smelling anything with most aquatic fragrances at first. i used to go department...
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    Montale Must Tries

    Found a niche fragrance shop in town and was going to go again next week to try a few.

    Noticed a load of Montale and thought maybe this would be a good brand to explore.
    Any must tries? stores in...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 29th March 2008

    Diptyque Philosykos
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    Re: kiehls musk in uk

    wow! cannot believe its such a niche fragrance in the uk. But thanks ill have a check in spaceNK manchester and give the london store a phone,

    thanks for the help!
  12. Re: Whats the BEST "I Just Got Out of the Shower Fragrance?"

    Muglar is the origional.
    I prefer the smell, i think its a lot fresher, lighter, clean cut grass. but very bad longevity on me.
    Creeds OV is similar, very similar but more smokey, muddied to my...
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    kiehls musk in uk

    Having problems finding this in the uk, anybody know of any uk retailers?,
    found spaceNK website but its out of stock and also very expensive, thought it was more a drugstore fragrance

    kind...
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    Re: Leafy figgy ..

    thanks for the suggestions!
    just ordered myself a 50ml bottle of Philosykos, and ill try get samples for the ideas here,
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    Leafy figgy ..

    Ordered myself a sample of frederic malle Vetiver extraordinaire and Musc Ravanger and just to make the order a bit more value for money got a Diptyque Philosykos sample to go with them.

    The musc...
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    Re: Burberry Touch Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I always reserve my burbury touch useages for a intimate date with a beautiful woman,


    UN-OPENED, FULL BOTTLE FOR SALE! :p
  17. Poll: Re: Building a Creed Collection: Which are Unnecessary?

    no way, you must try them,
    in terms of what i read on this website,
    himalaya is probably the least popular of the ones you listed, however its my favorite of the list,
    Creed fragrances are quite...
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    Re: Mothers day ideas?

    Thanks for all the suggestions. im in cologne Germany next week with work so i know ill probably be able to locate pritty much all the suggestions. Let you know how i get on later!
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    Mothers day ideas?

    Ive just got into fragrances myself so would like to buy my mom a fragrance she would like for mothers day, but i have absolutly no idea where to start with womens and ill get embarressed spending...
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    Re: Perfume Salespeople - your experiences?

    I generally rate the sales people on how politly they leave me alone!
    I wouldnt expect a person to help me choose what fruit and veg my personal taste buds would like, especially if i was able to...
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    Re: SotD - Monday 18 February 2008

    CK Be
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 17th Febuary

    White Musk For Men
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    Re: White Musk for Men by Body Shop, a Wow?

    Just bought this today and im impressed! good longevity on me and sillage. i expected it to be very conservative but its maybe even a wee bit too sensual for the office. seemed to have a few women...
  24. Re: The difference between testing on paper and on your skin

    Generally if i like somthing on paper ill like it on me, ive never found one that turned bad on me. maybe im lucky. I did once invent a rancid smell wearing yeasterdays jumper that must of had some...
  25. Thread: musks

    by softmatty
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    Re: musks

    I just tried this and own a bottle myself now too!

    Actually havnt managed to find any other suggestion! Not even Jovan yet. Even the shops selling Serge Lutens didnt carry Muscs Kublai Khan....
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 16 Feb 08

    CK Be
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    Re: SotD - Friday 15 Feb 08

    Creed
    Bois du Portugal
  28. Re: Candidate for Worst Spray Mechanism of All Time

    I second creeds sprayers are terrible, i own 8 creeds and only 2 of the sprayers work well. But the smaller 50ml creed bottle I have is the best by a mile. My Bulgari black sprayer is much better...
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    Re: musks

    Aha! thats suddenly made the smell click. like a babys clean head, now im definatly smelling it and beginning to wish id used less CK Be this morning, asim really identifying the white musk! will try...
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    musks

    I hear a lot of people talk about white musks, dark musks etc but whats the difference. I think im struggling to know what musk smells like.

    I have CK Be which many people say is one of the best...
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    Re: SotD - Monday 4 Feb 08

    5 sprays of Creed Millesime Imperial! Just looking at that bottle, you know it must be good :p
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    Re: In Search of New Cologne? Help Please

    212 springs to mind, its something you could wear everyday for any occasion i think. i love the can bottle too!
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    Re: How to tell if one is a "sillage monster"?

    I decide based on what im going to be doing, for the office id much rather have the scent close to my skin, or any such situation where im sitting next to people. Some offices like mine would get...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 3 February

    Creed Original Vetiver
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    Re: How to tell if one is a "sillage monster"?

    I have days when i can be smelt a mile off and some when even i carnt smell my fragrance when i stick my head down my jumper (im doing this more and more since i started basenotes, people are getting...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 27 Jan 08

    Guerlain Vetiver
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    Re: suggestions for warm woody frag

    Ive now had a chance to try most of these and ended up with Basala, gucci pour homme i liked a lot at first, infact it was perfect but it seems to dissapear on me.
    I even found serge lutens which...
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    Re: suggestions for warm woody frag

    Just had a look round the internet on Serge Lutens, sounds really interesting. I'm in Cheshire not far from the Trafford centre, but a London day trip might be in order!
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    Re: suggestions for warm woody frag

    Sounds promising, i didn't realise Tom Ford was responsible for my M7. Tempted to go look for Gucci Pour Homme today, only the post Christmas sales are carnage!

    Thanks!
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    suggestions for warm woody frag

    Im 27yr male and just starting out in the world of fragrances and ive got a fairly bad habit of buying ones i later dont like but after a lot of sniffing around duty free airport shops, i finally...
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