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    Re: Today I bought...October 2015

    Love by Kilian .
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    Kumquat and Hednic !

    Though there have been issues for me on Basenotes ...and I have been *very disappointed* with one person recently.. Basenotes remains my only fragrance forum .
    Every forum...
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    Re: The new guy on basenote

    Welcome to Basenotes !
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 8

    H is for Hedonist by Viktoria Minya
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th October, 2015

    Feminitie du Bois by Uncle Serge
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    In reply to Sexysmells.
    Stuigi never drove me away .
    Politics did.
    Anyway ..........
    I am still around !!!
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Hi there.
    Nope I haven't ! hehehe
    I have Guerlain Mademoiselle to try out but really ..sure it is just the older version LPRN
    I remember Fleur de Lotus in the big extract bottle ..cost thousands...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th October, 2015

    Tiara by House of Sillage
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    Re: Frederic Malle Monsieur - new fragrance!

    I may try this one out !!! Would be fun to wear a scent called Monsieur too.
  10. Re: Whats the shelf life of perfume? Has any of your perfumes gone bad?

    None of mine have gone bad at all .
    I have vintages as well that are fine too.
    I find maybe a few have turned darker in color perhaps but certainly not the majority .
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    Re: Frederic Malle Monsieur - new fragrance!

    I wonder if a woman can wear this one too.....the notes sound lovely.
    Thanks for the news ,Mike.
  12. Re: Shalimar EDT, EDC, EDP, Parfum for a man to wear

    really ! What a story Cacio lol :smiley::smiley:
  13. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Guerlain French Kiss ...now another bloody lemming.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Guerlain French Kiss

    Delightful .
    That slightly powdery ..v slight powder rose ,violet, raspberry mix with heliotrope and almond. it's v modern rich gourmand Guerlain.
    The more it dries down the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2015

    Guerlain French Kiss from a sample
  16. Re: Shalimar EDT, EDC, EDP, Parfum for a man to wear

    I love all versions of Shalimar .Vintage and modern . I was luckily to find some vintage EDC at Walgreens and snapped up two of them .
    I think a man can wear any form of Shalimar he likes. Why not .
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 22, 2015

    Shalimar EDP
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Bogue MAAI . Wonderful stuff.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st October, 2015

    House of Sillage Tiara
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    Re: Alternatives. . . . Guerlain Derby?

    Mitsouko ... +1
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th October, 2015

    Shalimar EDP layered with L'Heure Bleue extract
  22. Re: Vetiver Pour Elle as Le Bolshoï Carmen

    Agree !
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th October, 2015

    Chanel no 5 EDT layered with MFK Oud Cashmere Mood.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 18, 2015

    High 555 !!!!!:vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Today I bought October 2015

    Vol de Nuit extrait
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 18, 2015

    Liu by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, October 16, 2016

    Hypnotic Poison
  28. Re: Best Independent Review Blogs that owe NOTHING to companies or advertisers

    Kafkaesque ..I like very much .www.kafkaesqueblog.com
    No further comment !!!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th October, 2015

    Happy birthday Roberto !
    Today Mortal Skin by Hottie Tot SHL
  30. Re: New Mona di Orio Fragrances (& Branding)

    Exactly.
  31. Re: The best and worst fragrance names to say out loud.

    Arso by Profumum .
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    I am so so glad I am not alone ! du57in
    It is v seldom i react so strongly against a scent.

    ibrahimzen...M/MINk is an enigma i feel. Very mysterious to me.
    And it is has v good longevity. I...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Intoxicated by Kilian .
    Very short . Scrubber. Unbearable.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th October, 2015

    Angel EDP.
    Beware of Angels !
  35. Sticky: Re: Recently Discontinued/ Due To Be Discontinued Fragrances......???

    I think I read on Mr G 's website that L'instant Magic will join a Guerlain collection in 2016 ..so all is not lost.
    EL Amber Ylang ... I mourn that one.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    You know I was offered the last damned 250 ml bottle of Moss Breches at a store years ago and I did not buy it .... kick myself !
    I have never tried Japon Noir !
    Also you kind of read my mind about...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th October, 2015

    Shalimar EDP
  38. Re: Luca Turin Complete writings 2003-2014 now on Kindle!

    Luca ..thanks !
  39. Re: New LM Parfums!! - Epine Mortelle Extrait De Parfum !!

    I just tested this one Hednic ! It is beautiful ..herbally powdery rose with vanilla on me.
  40. Re: Well this is a downer: 5 Health Reasons Why You Should Stop Wearing Aftershave

    I will die one day and till then I shall wear all the fragrances and related products I desire.I will continue to bathe in scent. ...with all kinds of ingredients known to cause ill health .
    And I...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th October, 2015

    Shalimar Souffle de Parfum from a large sample.
    Nonsense ...ugh
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Montale Vanille Absolu is one I owned way back in 2009 and is wonderful smokey vanilla. I also loved Musk to Musk by Montale but that is no longer widely available in the US it seems.

    As for Tom...
  43. Re: eBay just perma-suspended me on selling. I'm livid.

    Etsy !!! yes !
    I seen a lot of decants and samples on Ebay .... it just is not fair.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th October, 2015

    Yum !

    Today Sweet Oriental Dream by Montale from a sample.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    I got a sample of the latest release of Amber Absolute and I liked it very much, To me it is straight up amber .. there does not seem to be much to it ..very well done and longevity is good. MUCH...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    M/MINK by Byredo
    I adore this stuff !
    This is the scent of Asia...of chinese medicine shops ,temples , incense and dusty air . Mineral-y..nothing dirty here at all.
  47. Re: "S*%T Fragrance Heads Say"....Have you guys seen this yet?

    I am so behind times. This was hilarious ....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th October, 2015

    House of Sillage Tiara
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Recently tried Venetian Bergamot by Tom Ford.
    Was not to my liking at all ..made me feel a bit dizzy to be truthful .
    I am sure for others this scent is quite classical , fresh and unisex. I just...
  50. Re: Victoria Christian about the Clive Christian House, its history and collection

    Thanks Hednic ! I love No .1 for women and X for women .
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd October, 2015

    Angel EDP layered with Tiara by House of Sillage
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    Re: Today I bought October 2015

    recent purchases
    Tiara House Of Sillage
    Oud Cashmere Mood By Capt Kurk
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Andy Tauer's new Tuberose ...1st sampling.
    Pretty much straight sweet creamy tuberose. V v pleasant . Much in the same vein as ...Madonna's Truth or dare but better .
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    Re: Sexing up Carnal Flower

    Welcome to Basenotes isy ! :)
    Hmmmm... Nuit Noire by Mona di Orio ...wild card ..something to try .* wink wink *
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st October, 2015

    Tom Ford Amber Absolute this evening ..from a sample.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st October, 2015

    Dear Hednic... I need more wearings to decide .... i love how it mellows out and it is a quite an enigmatic composition ! Hugs my friend !
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    Re: Sample of the Day - October 2015

    Dangereuse Liasons by Kilian ( wrong spelling and all... )
    Well , this is the very first time I have ever bothered to sample this scent.
    Starts of very peachy rosy fruity in the fresh sort of sense...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st October, 2015

    Cicatrices by LM Parfums
    (sample )
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th September, 2015

    House of Sillage Tiara
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    Re: is niche mentality a lifestyle?

    I really don't care if the scent is expensive or not .If it is good I will wear it. Jovan Musk is v inexpensive but it is one I love as is Oriental Musk by Kuumba Made.
    I love niche but there are...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 28th September, 2015

    House of Sillage Tiara
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    So far Musk Oud for me is beautiful but it is really less about oud and more about rose and quite powdery ...
    So disappointed with Amber Oud . Truly nothing much and poor longevity . I may try Pure...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th September, 2015

    Capt Kurk's Oud Cashmere Mood .New favorite .
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Look forward to your thoughts on Pure Oud.

    Sampled By Kilian Amber Oud........would make a great room spray . End of Story.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Acca Kappa Giardino Segreto EDP. ( V hard to acquire ...they were not happy about giving out samples )
    Picked up a sample whilst abroad. Unfortunately seems unavailable here in US.
    Truly this is a...
  66. Re: The Newest Kilian: Voulez - vous coucher avec Moi

    hehehe ... :D

    Alberto Morillas did Musk Oud for Kilian .
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Bogue Maai
    ..... is everything that I have read it is. Absolute joy. Talking of Joy ..those who love vintage Joy would love this. Not that is a copy but it reminds me so much of the character plus...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    I think I am in love with oud ...
    anyway ..
    Xerjoff Mamluk
    I will not list the notes but I will go by my first impressions only.

    This is what it smells like on my skin in 90 odd degrees F dry...
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    Re: Love it or Hate it

    Anything oud I guess ......
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd September, 2015

    Hypnotic Poison EDT by Dior
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    Re: Guerlain bee bottles

    I am not sure how true this is but at Saks LA..the Guerlain rep said that Guerlain were discontinuing the bee bottles.
    This was 3 months ago or so when I was told.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st September, 2015

    Mitsouko EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th September, 2015

    Angel EDP by Mugler
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    Re: Today I bought September 2015

    Musk Oud By Kilian.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th September, 2015

    Journey Woman ..from a sample
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Amouage Journey Woman
    This is all about re evaluating .
    I really did not find any big wow factor in ratio to this scent's price tag when i first smelt it.
    Initially on first sampling this i...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 8

    F is for Fleurissimo by Creed
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    Re: More reformulations coming...

    PerfumedLady... on me Une Rose is a huge wonderful big fat rich red and slightly powdery rose and then...Big K ( karanal ) takes over completely and becomes quite dirty smelling. Frankly I will not...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night

    In total agreement !!
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Cello I love Black Gemstone. Quite a heavy hitter in some ways but so modern in its approach I feel .

    I am sampling Francis Kurkdjian's Oud Cashmere Mood ( more than once ..not right this instant...
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    Re: More reformulations coming...

    I hear you !
    Karanal is really an acquired taste.
    Like you I adore the whole of Une Rose except for the Karanal which overpowers everything in the dry down I feel.
    I hope Une Rose is not...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th September, 2015

    Angel EDP
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th September, 2015

    Poison by Dior
  84. Re: Which Tom Ford fragrance is your favorite?

    Noir de Noir ( still reminds me at least in the first 30 mins ..of rose flavored royal icing .... ) and Fleur de Chine .
    Fleur de Chine .. has this really been discontinued ??
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th September, 2015

    Stephane Humbert Lucas Black Gemstone
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Cello ...I loved Khol de Bahrein too and also wanted a bottle at once.
    The nougat note is glorious ...a really good composition .
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th September, 2015

    Unsync'd in Guerlain Insolence EDT
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    Re: New Prada Range

    I want to try Amande !
    Thanks Primrose !
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Soir de Lune
  90. Re: New Luca Turin reviews: Alaia Paris and Miu Miu

    Thanks for the link . I am v interested in the Alaia ... love abstract scents
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd September, 2015

    Feminite du Bois by Uncle Serge
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    Re: Sample of the Day - September 2015

    Mortal Skin by Stephane Humbert Hottie Tot Lucas vs Feminite du bois by Uncle Sergie

    Just a short comparison of the two.
    Mortal skin i would describe as sweet purple incense and Feminite du bois...
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Salome
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    Re: Sample of the Day - August 2015

    Oumma by Stephane Humbert Lucas 777

    Notes of jasmine ,rose ,peruvian balsam, tolu , ashes of cade, burmese oud , nagarmotha ( cypriol )
    If you asked me to describe this scent on one word ..it...
  95. Re: New LM Parfums From Intimacy Collection! - Malefic Tatoo!!

    Hednic ...... I love !
    We need your review soon !
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite vetiver?

    Own and love Sycomore .Named my house after this Chanel scent.
    Voted for it.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    Mortal Skin by Stephane Humbert Lucas Hottie Tot
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    Re: Today I bought August 2015

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    Ooooo Congrats dear Hednic ! I would love to hear what this is like !

    I bought Uncle Sergie's Feminite du Bois ...inspired by Mortal Skin by Stephane Humber Lucas.
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    Re: Stephanie Humbert's Black Gemstone

    I may have to get Black Gemstone too ..... love it .
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    Re: Amouage post reformulations

    Can anyone describe the difference between Epic Woman old and reformulated ?
    Actually i would also like to know if Jubilation Women has been reformulated.
    If anything I would go for one of the...
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