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  1. Re: Help!!!someone can say me where find NOI UOMINi by Missoni??

    Upping this one - anyone knows this? I can have a bottle for cheap but I am clueless about it.
  2. Re: Which scent would you break the bank for?

    None really. Perhaps some vintage (Antaeus and Bel Ami are probably the only two I wouldn't mind paying full "collector's prices").
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 25th January 2015

    http://s1.dmcdn.net/TUt0.jpg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXCcv2co0W8
  4. Re: Do you ever feel guilty about spending so much money?

    Starving and dying people in the world are mostly caused by the political-economical systems that we constantly support by voting them and buying their slavery products - we should stop that, instead...
  5. Re: Pick one Le Labo and tell me why, please

    Iris 39, Cuir 28, Patchouli 24 and Oud 27 for me!
  6. Re: The new regulations regarding sending fragrances via mail

    From Italy I am still able to send whatever amount of fragrances to any country, with tracking number. No problems so far.

    The "trick" which works here is to use Italian Post's "Registered...
  7. Re: Would You Hate Me If I Said I Like Insurrection Pure More Than Aventus?

    I like hundreds of scents more than Aventus. :D
  8. Re: Ebene - Pierre Balmain. A Masterpiece That Deserves More...

    Just snatched one, I'm curious about this scent!
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    Al Haramain White Leather

    Just curious, anyone knows/tried this?

    http://i1153.photobucket.com/albums/p515/must-leo/Al%20Haramain/WHITELEATHERSPRAY100ML_zps8c5204aa.jpg
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    Re: compliments - again

    My post was sarcastic, albeit all my examples were true. It always amazes me how some people think of "females" as a consistent mechanically-triggered species which feels and thinks the same way...
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    Re: compliments - again

    The only two times in my life two unknown girls came by to make me compliments about scents I was wearing, one time I was wearing Divine L'Homme de Coeur (but we were in a club and the girl was a...
  12. Re: Has anyone tested Boadicea The Victorious fragrances?

    Explorer, Invigorating and Intense are nice!
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    Re: NEW Serge Lutens La Religieuse

    Musk and incense... my bet = another crap scent like Laine de verre and L'orpheline. :D
  14. Re: What else do you collect apart from perfumes?

    Books!
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    2 bottles of:

    http://www.99perfume.com/image/BALY12MT.jpg
  16. Re: have you ever prefer the women version of a fragrance than the men version?

    Agree with that!
  17. Re: Your thoughts on Le Labo's Ylang 49, Oud 27, Patchouli 24?

    My thoughts: Patchouli 24 is fantastic, Oud 27 is really good and an interesting creative take on the theme, don't know Ylang 49 yet.
  18. Re: Goofiest thing you've seen on Ebay (men's fragrance category).

    http://www.ebay.it/itm/PROFUMO-TOM-FORD-TABANILLA-100-ML-/301498227211?pt=Profumi&hash=item4632b1da0b
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    Horoof by Arabian Oud. This is so nice!

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.21621.jpg
  20. Re: Costume National launches "Soul," a new ambery woods scent.

    The last releases were quite disappointing for me (well, basically anything which wasn't composed by Bruyère...). But it does sound interesting! Thanks.
  21. [International] Re: NICHE & VTG|Evody Bois Secret, Gucci PH, O'driu, Shiseido Basala (deo), Jil Sander Man, Ungaro I

    Bump - vintage Zino & others added.

    Edit: sorry, I misread the date and thought a week passed already - I should have waited tomorrow to bump!
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    Re: Malle is underappreciated

    I find his brand so overrated on the contrary.
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    Re: Basenotes in 2015 – announcements

    Agree, it looks great! Thanks for all your efforts and work, Grant.
  24. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    What a nice wardrobe. Derby!
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.691.jpg
  26. Re: Is there any fragrance you use exclusively at home?

    The nicest ones, I don't like people enough to gift them with my best fragrances.
  27. Re: Would you think they'd discontinue Gucci ph 2?

    Couldn't care less for the moment, I'll patiently wait 2030 for falling in love with it paying it four times the price it costs now.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20th January 2015

    Jil Sander Man!
  29. Re: Which house has the best quality ingredients?

    I agree on both names mentioned, La via del Profumo and Mekkanische Rose! I'd also mention Roberto Dario of Esperienze Olfattive, possibly even smaller than these two, but just try his lavender-based...
  30. Re: Currently, are you satisfied with your collection?

    Pretty much, yes.
  31. Re: How often do you add a new fragrance to your collection?

    Whenever I found something I was looking for. Can be 4 a day, and nothing for weeks!
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    No, it's still the older Forester version! I found a perfume shop in Parma, Italy, which still stocks the line (well, stocked - they've only some after shave left now. But they do have also Ivy...
  33. Re: Ephemera: Geza Schoen + Kode9 + Ben Frost + Tim Hecker

    I have finally tested the scents a couple of times in the last days and tried to made up my mind about this. Here is my two cents on this project – sorry for the verbosity (and for the fact most of...
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    One for me & one for a friend!

    http://i60.tinypic.com/1opybn.jpg
  35. Re: Which house has the best quality ingredients?

    I don't think mister Rembrandt would have become, well, that Rembrandt, if he used poor quality paints, cheap supports, malfunctioning mediocre brushes and dumb collaborators. Most likely he would...
  36. Re: have you ever prefer the women version of a fragrance than the men version?

    +1!



    http://i839.photobucket.com/albums/zz318/camelnicole/GIFs/brofist.gif
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    Re: Mancera: where to start???

    Aoud Cafè is quite decent, neither oud nor coffee in it but it smells nice.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    Tobacco Vanille!
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    Blind bought for cheap Raghba Wood Intense and Ameer Al Oudh, "just for the thrill of it".
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 17th January 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.18368.jpg
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    Re: Modern chypres?

    Bogue!
  42. Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    http://web.tiscali.it/addaveni/lucy.jpg
  43. Re: Worst fragrance I've ever encountered is...

    Haute Voltige by L`Artisan Parfumeur and Wood and Spices by Montale.
  44. Re: Samples Came in: Ormonde Man and Sycomore

    "Ormonde Meh" ... :D
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/67300.jpg

    http://memecrunch.com/image/4fb1c2e318613364cc004cb0.jpg?w=360
  46. Re: What scent or cologne would you like to be remembered by?

    Vintage M7.
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    Re: SotD Friday, January 16, 2015

    This extremely fascinating and long discontinued feminine gem (and that bottle, how beautiful is that?).
    ...
  48. Re: Fragrance like Azzaro Pour Homme but with better longevity/projection?

    Tuscany is similar but definitely softer than that. I would suggest simply to grab a vintage Azzaro!
  49. Re: Anyone done the diagnosis test on nose.fr/en? Is it accurate? What are your results??

    Not really think that is "accurate" as that is only a shop, I guess this is just a clever marketing idea to suggest you what to purchase... However it suggested me 5 scents among which 4 crap niche...
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    Poll: Re: If you died tomorrow...

    I am completely incapable of even the most basic math but I think my collection shall correspond to less than a decade (some 7 years? I've got some 50 bottles and most of them are 50 ml - used, so...
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, January 15, 2015

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Lrl5egLsL._SY355_.jpg
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, January 15, 2015

    Me too! (shaker bottle of course... :D)
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    Re: Thoughts on Jaipur Homme By Boucheron?

    There's no correct or incorrect opinion, obviously that was my point of view. I own both versions, of course there is some differences, but I consider the current version still really good and...
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    Re: Box smells BAD!

    Lol, it happened to me too. The box of my Pontaccio 21 by Ferré smelled overwhelmingly, weirdly bad when I bought it at the shop. Bad like rotting dead crabs. And it was an incredibly strong smell -...
  55. Re: Can someone tell me which of these colognes have the highest compliment factor

    One of the things that always astonishes me about "compliment getters" questions is how always pretty much nobody specifies who one wants compliments for. Do you want compliments from grannies? Truck...
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    Re: Thoughts on Jaipur Homme By Boucheron?

    Personally I consider it among the top 10 masculine perfumes ever. It smells fantastic and hasn't been ruined with reformulations, any version is fine the same (there's some differences, but all...
  57. Re: Name 1 OVERRATED frag and 1 UNDERRATED Frag.

    Overrated: countless niche brands - Roja Dove, Creed, Xerjoff, Clive Christian, Agonist, Nasomatto...

    Underrated: countless here too - Monotheme Leather & Amber Wood (for the price), Jil Sander...
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    Poll: Re: Best Perfumes Of 2014 - A Poll

    Easily Cuir d'Ange!
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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    All correct, I tried to be optimistic for once and not to take that into account, but you are right - lesson learned. :D I also believe the incredible quality of 1913 was due to Forester, and as it...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14th January 2015

    http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegallery/store/product/Large/18/_5397138.jpg
  61. Re: New: Jeremy Scott x Adidas Originals Fragrance

    Sounds really unappealing to me!
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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    If anyone's interested, after some research I came to the conclusion that this is a "proper rare discontinued scent" that only some shops may still have some bottles of in stock in some dusty corner....
  63. Re: Masque Russian Tea: how strong is that Raspberry note?

    With a little discount on the price yes, it may be!
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    Re: Disgusted by IFRA perfume regulations

    My totally personal two cents: I am actually more annoyed by people which buy scents produced by multinationals under the IFRA cartel, then complain about IFRA, without realising it's them and their...
  65. Re: Ephemera: Geza Schoen + Kode9 + Ben Frost + Tim Hecker

    Just received the samples this morning, gave them a quick sniff. Being a huge fan of Kode9 especially (but also Hecker), I get you have to "read" these scents in the frame of this particular project...
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    Re: Mona di Orio- QUESTION?

    Mona di Orio range is a bit weird in my opinion. Some are good (Vetyver, Vanille, Musk, Ambre, Chamarré), a couple are a bit challenging but still interesting (Cuir, Oiro), and some others are...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    Wow, I did not know that! I mean that Flori composed this too... now it makes sense, such a great and creative scent. As a big fan of Etro I am now even more happy to own this :D
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    Boadicea Invigorating for the night!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    Easily the ugliest bottle & packaging in my collection, but what a nice scent.

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61KgbQsFNPL._SY300_.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.6829.jpg

    http://www.pharmocare.com/images/products/fendi-uomo-50ml-edt400.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 10th January 2015

    That version precisely.

    http://im1.shopmania.org/files/p/m/849/guerlain-shalimar-eau-de-toilette-50-ml~1512849.jpg
  72. Re: What do you think is the most distinguishable note?

    Vanilla, tonka, cumin, cloves, rose, mint are usually the easier to spot for me.
  73. Re: Classic powerhouses, will they ever make a comeback?

    Many of them - if not most of - are still in production, although most of the times with an inferior quality if compared to their original versions. Plus, some niche brands do sometimes make scents...
  74. Re: Which house has the best quality ingredients?

    And Takasago, and Robertet... Which are what constitutes IFRA, that is the entity that has been destroying the use of quality ingredients in favor of synthetic replacements the abovementioned...
  75. Re: Found a store with lots of vintage, need help

    Xeryus!

    (I would have bought pretty much all the stock there :D)
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    "Pulled the trigger" as the rich guys say and bought the entire "Black Label" range by Monotheme at a surreally cheap price (12 EUR each, normal RRP here is around 16 anyway...). Amber Wood and...
  77. Re: What perfumery do you keep smelling, with different names?

    Agree, total winners in this game. :D
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    Bohdidharma (Boadicea) new line?

    Not that fan of the guy and his 300 brands, but I am curious about this. Anyone tried them?

    http://www.bohdidharmaperfume.com/public/fragrances.php
  79. Re: Equivalenza - copycat fragrance chain review

    In Italy we have a couple of brands like this (like FM Group), my mother once bought a sample set just for curiosity. They're hilariously cheap, not to say "crap". They do smell somehow similar to...
  80. Re: Quorum = The greatest compliment getter

    Be sure to get the vintage though, the second and third versions are miles below quality-wise imho.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesay 6th January 2015

    I had it on sale, decided to keep it for myself. Probably the nicest I've ever tried so far by this brand (which I'm far from being fan of, but still...).

    http://i59.tinypic.com/2evb89h.jpg
  82. Re: Women's fragrances you consider unisex or even masculine?

    Many vintage feminine scents from leather to floral chypres (Cuir de Russie, Habanita, Cabochard, Bandit, Bal à Versailles, Mitsouko, Shalimar, Sous le vent, Après l'ondée, Vega and several...
  83. Re: The Oud hype, do you think it's temporarily?

    That!
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    Re: Best civet?

    And Ungaro II, too.
  85. Re: Counterfeit tom ford private blends?

    Lol actually when I found that, there was also this pic:

    http://i.hizliresim.com/xYrrAZ.jpg

    I was really tempted to get it just to see what there was inside that.
  86. Re: Found a store with lots of vintage, need help

    L'Arte di Gucci is fantastic, get it!
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    Re: Which note ruins a fragrance for you?

    It depends on the balance and the quality, but pineapple and many other fruity notes always annoy me. And cloves.
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    Re: My New Love...Lavender.

    Agree with all of these:
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2015

    Blind bought Noir by Reminiscence at a discounted price, only because of a couple of enthusiastic reviews by Bn'ers I trust (notably my compatriots Darvant and Francolino).
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th January 2015

    The only Frapin I like:

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UoPpNkFQL.jpg
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    https://bloomperfume.co.uk/system/uploads/perfume/photo/139/medium_Jovoy-PrivateLabel-2.jpg
  92. Re: Please Guerlain experts: a very odd Héritage bottle found on ebay

    They've both been around until 2008 (I mean the style of box & bottle). It can be perfectly legitimate - and to me, it is - not that I am affiliated with the seller, uh...
  93. Re: Please Guerlain experts: a very odd Héritage bottle found on ebay

    My two cents: that packaging has been used from times to times until 2008 (and Guerlain used to make scents under dozens of different formats...). It may simply be that they decided for some odd...
  94. Re: Basenotes is fairly well moderated (screenshot from another forum)

    Having experience (either past of current) with other fragrance-related forums, I also find Basenotes particularly well moderated - but also particularly well populated, I guess!
  95. Re: What We Do Is Secret launches pure Galaxolide fragrance

    Same here :D
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

    http://www.luxoryshop.com/Images/Products/VanCleefArpels_Tsar.jpg
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    Re: Great Scents that need a new home!!

    His feedbacks loog good as well, though.
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    Re: Roberto Dario - Esperienze Olfattive

    Roberto kindly sent me all the samples (minus "Attimi", sadly). I properly tested only two so far (Spicy Lavender and Lavanda d'Oriente), but I've briefly tried them all, and all I can say is that...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Vintage Eau Sauvage for me, one of the best purchases of 2014. Happy New Year to all of you!

    http://d.hprints.net/md/31/31887-christian-dior-perfumes-1969-rene-gruau-eau-sauvage-hprints-com.jpg
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    Tom Ford "Chocolate"?

    Was surfing the net looking for other stuff while I stumbled upon this, which made me curious because I never heard of such scent. I ended up in some obscure Turkish website selling this as a...
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