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    Re: Ani vs. Gran Soir

    Grand Soir is a better fragrance, try to find the vintage batches though.
  2. A perfume that Queen Victoria would have worn

    How a Long-Lost Perfume Got a Second Life After 150 Years Underwater
    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/shipwreck-perfume-bermuda-mary-celestia
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    Re: Amouage Myths Man or Amouage Jubilation XXV

    It's a tough one, both of them are great and serve their purpose. Jubilation all-round but Myths is much more interesting. The vintage Jubilation just edges it for me, but current Jubilation formula,...
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    Re: Why is Amouage Myths Man so underrated?

    The drydown is sublime, people are sleeping on this. There are quite a few dodgy batches/fakes of Myths Man out there that I have smelt personally, so that may be a factor.
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    Re: Advice on Oud

    Sri Lankan gyrinops will do it for you but it will be expensive.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Didn't see it but it would be interesting to see if he takes that approach.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Be prepared for the ride.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I don't think so (not in the classical sense anyway), it doesn't have a citrusy opening like chypres should, an animalic or woody base is part of the chypre so the musk fits in.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Musk Khabib is a great fragrance, it will get better with time. The ylang-ylang is a tad too much for me though.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    LOL. I'm not blind-buying anything this time
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Intense Gold??

    It is not a "fake" product, rather an "imitation". Creed themselves have copied other fragrances.
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    Re: Pineapple Vintage Intense Gold??

    Totally agree, I think they are better than the current Aventus by a long shot. Creed fanboys will be butt-hurt by this though.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Russian Ambergris Extrait de Parfum


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flpD0hWdBxo
  14. Thread: Eau De Space

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    Re: Eau de Space

    LOL. Maybe admin can merge the threads.
  15. Thread: Eau De Space

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    Eau de Space

    The scent of space

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/eaudespace/what-does-outer-space-smell-like-nasa-designed-fragrance/description


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnqdKmLtDYY
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    LOL
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    Creed Exposed!

    The Creed conspiracy from about 14 minutes in by The Fragrance Apprentice. Thoughts?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldGLHLifst8
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    Re: Armani Prive Royal Oud question

    I don't find it to be sweet, woody and smoky with a tad sweetness to it maybe.
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    Re: Favorite Leather Fragrances!!!!

    Meydan by Spirit of Dubai blows them all away
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    Re: Phtaloblue by Tauer

    Let us know your thoughts please.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum 2020 Thread

    You can get shipping to the US here https://www.dressinn.com/fashion/dior-homme-parfum-100ml/137599581/p
  22. Re: To spend or not to spend? That is the question!

    From what I heard of others regarding Auphorie, the entire house is overpriced.
  23. Re: To spend or not to spend? That is the question!

    Is it 3ml? I would skip it and get something from Rising Phoenix or Sultan Pasha instead.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I would love to see this, sandalwood and patchouli would be nice.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Triad was a big disappointment from an "oud" perspective. I don't get the obsession of having oud in spray format when you can just buy the real deal in oil format. I do understand that people have...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I think there is a problem with the title of the video which is "My thoughts on the house Dmitry built" yet there is no mention of the Magnum Opus (IMO) of the house that is Oud Maximus. From what I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    He's never been bothered about it before and he operates outside the EU, so he is not bound by their regulations.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    He said that he is going to do a seperate review of OM.

    I think Brandon is generally spot on in his evaluations with the exception of Sayat Nova. He suggests buying a bottle of Slumberhouse Baque...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I can't see how this "clothing spray" will work to be honest. It seems like most of the ingredients will be very dark in colour.
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    Re: Suggestions for Zoologist perfumes

    No, most of their bottles are 210 on their Canadian website.
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    Re: Suggestions for Zoologist perfumes

    Yeah, I think this is the price before tax, so the Yanks are getting the best deal and the Brits the worst.
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    Re: Initio Oud for Greatness is a masterpiece

    I understand you. I think you'll like this one, personally, I have not received any compliments wearing it.
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    Re: Suggestions for Zoologist perfumes

    You guys in the US are getting the best deal.
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    Re: Suggestions for Zoologist perfumes

    Here is an example of some of the pricing I have seen for the same 60ml bottle:

    C$210
    US$165
    €165
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    It says a lot about Creed (Greed) as an organisation.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Yeah but it's a purely academic discussion because those batches are only available for at least triple that price.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Current formulation.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Yeah, I can think of so many other better fragrances that I could get with that 240 though.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum 2020 Thread

    You can order it from Dior's French website, I believe or maybe Parfum Dreams
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Reliable discounters are few and far between. As for decanters, don't even go there.
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    Re: Initio Oud for Greatness is a masterpiece

    I get the oud notes, but it is the earthy kind of oud, not the "barnyard" or rotting wood type.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum 2020 reformulation?

    It depends on who you ask, I know people who swear that it is the same and I know people who swear that it is different.
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    Re: Allergic Reaction

    Some people get skin reactions and others will get hayfever-like allergies. I get the latter with a small number of fragrances regardless of whether they are sprayed on clothes or skin.
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    Re: Suggestions for Zoologist perfumes

    My favourites are Camel and Panda, didn't think much of Squid. With Zoologist, you need to try them first because they are very different to mainstream fragrances, many Basenoters have specific niche...
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    Re: Initio Oud for Greatness is a masterpiece

    I'm a fan but it is no masterpiece.
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    Poll: Re: Is Creed Aventus Still Worth it in 2020?

    Man, when it first came out and 120ml bottles were going for Ł150 and the quality was superb, it would just pop off your skin all day long, definitely worth every penny. Now, it is such poor juice,...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Somewhat agree, the oud is there but it just plays a supporting role.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Anyone received the attars to compare with the extraits?
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    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

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  50. Re: What time period do you consider "The Golden Age" of Fragrances?

    Spot on. :thumbsup:
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    Re: Good discounters in Europe?

    Try All Beauty instead, probably cheaper than Notino too.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I agree, Triad has no skankiness whatsoever. Oud Monarch, some people may perceive a slight amount but I don't find any.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    They are extremely similar. I'm surprised that OM Autumn 19 is still available
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I would definitely recommend Oud Maximus
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    This is the same problem that I have with it, if the Ylang-ylang was toned down a bit and replaced by some sandalwood or oud, we'd be in business.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Got a sample of Musk Khabib today, it reminds me a lot of Amber Cologne even though the notes are very different. The signature Bortnikoff floral element is there, but it is much better than Amber...
  57. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Totally agree with New York Intense and BdP, reminds me of old men in a nursing home, not for me.
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    Bit harsh calling RD a "thief", there are numerous fragrances that are very unique, take the Gulf and Aoud ranges, for example. Some obvious "clones" are Danger - Heritage, Elysium - Aventus but what...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    lol. Basenotes automatically shrinks the images.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I got no time for games and mysteries.
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    I think they are great. The price is the only problem.
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    He has a "Gulf" collection, he also has fragrances like Lakme and Ahlam that he made as bespoke products for Arabian clients.
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    The extraits are miles ahead of the "Parfum Colognes". Roger Bird claims that the PCs are EdP concentration, but they must be bordering on the EdT level. If we take Enigma for example, we have the...
  64. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Egoiste
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yep it's all about the juice, at the end of the day. So whoever made it would be better off staying anonymous to save the embarrassment. David from Fragrance Bros opinion: "Anonim is a trash pile...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Same hosting provider as ALD. Most likely a red herring.
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    Re: After the 2019 reformulation how is aventus?

    Mine has become much woodier and muskier after a few months.
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    This is their reply:

    I get my civet paste from a gentleman in Canada who works with farmers in Ethiopia. He is my first, most trusted source. My second supplier is from a very large company -...
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    Thanks, the samples are too expensive including international shipping to even bother. I was thinking of a blind-buy, seems like 50 & 59 are the stand-out fragrances.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Totally disagree. If so, it would be massively out of character for Russian Adam. It might be Brandon from Therapeutic Fragrance himself trying to hype up his own fragrances, you never now.

    Asides...
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    Re: Anything that hasn't been reformulated?

    There are many that have not been reformulated. Usually, Dior are quite up-front with their reformulations, most small indie houses are usually up-front when it comes to reformulation. I wouldn't...
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    Re: Meleg Perfumes non-IFRA discussion thread

    Looks interesting. Any recommendations between 50, 59, and 39?
  73. Re: Beginner looking for a fragrance that smells like the forest

    Nobody mentioned the elephant in the room that is Amouage Memoir Man
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    Re: Good discounters in Europe?

    I never had any problems with them, first class service from Germany and authentic. I think there is a fake "Parfum Dreams" website with a different url ending.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    The numbers don't mean anything, they are just from the factory. Siberian Summer works better in the winter but I think its versatile enough for the summer too.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    No, it is only part-boozy and only in the beginning stages. I would say that the apricot and the vanilla are more noticeable, the later stages are mainly oud and oakmoss. This and Oud Maximus are my...
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    Some more info: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=d5d7e03d-4927-4bb3-b78a-d60991f978bc
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    This is an interesting read, there is a precedence for perfume being protected by copyright as in the case of Lancome vs Kecofa in 2002. Also, certain molecules can be copyrighted, as most of us...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Agree +1
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    If you go to the Bortnikoff Facebook group, you can get a sample of Oud Maximus easily.
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    The decant is not always cheaper or better.
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    True. I think the bigger problem people have wiith them is when I house releases a fragrance and then two weeks later Dua have their own "inspired" version of it.
  83. Re: Perfume - The movie all members here are obligated to watch!

    There is a series on Netflix named "Perfume" which is a modern crime drama based on Süskind's book.
  84. Poll: Re: Dior Homme (pre-2020) Vs Dior Homme Intense Vs Dior Homme Parfum

    This. Wearing DHP today.
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    Re: Why does DUA get so much hate?

    They're not actually that good, one or two hits from hundreds of misses.
  86. Re: Do you have scent that makes people walking by you turn around and ask what you are wearing?

    Many times. Roja UAE, Xerjoff Richwood & Chanel Coromandel EDP (was wearing both layered), BR540 Extrait, FDB Sahraa Oud
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    Re: Which Nishane's are clones ?

    None.
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    Re: What's happened?

    Hmm. I think it's difficult to make such sweeping generalisations. Ultimately, if it smells good to you and you are happy with the price, there is no "scam" going on. A lot of small artisans are...
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    Re: Oud in Hot Humidity Summer possible ?

    Go for it, in the Middle East they wear oud all-year-round.
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    Re: Good discounters in Europe?

    Notino
    All Beauty
    Parfum Dreams
    Parfumaria
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    Re: Dior homme intense 2014

    I don't know, only buy from someone you trust or when the payment is protected.
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    Re: What's happened?

    Welcome back Mr G

    1. I don't think so (MFK, Amouage, Montale/Mancera are testimony to this), it may be weaker due to the ageing process or maybe you are perceiving the lack of depth and complexity...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes, of course but you can't totally negate that some deer musk does have that urinous smell to it, that's a fact.
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver or Vetiver Extreme

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    Does anyone know what year this is from?
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    Poll: Re: Guerlain Vetiver or Vetiver Extreme

    How different is it from the modern version?
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    LOL. Freudian slip at 0:25, "In the end, marketing wins"

    Sexually objectifies Elise Benat by describing her as a cute, attractive young woman but nothing about her creativeness as a perfumer. My...
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I agree, apart from the Oud range and the Sayat Nova, everything else is pretty much a miss for me.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Real undiluted deer musk is extremely urinous.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Definitely the best of the 4
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    Re: After the 2019 reformulation how is aventus?

    Because when we buy a fragrance, we buy it to use immediately there and then, not to sit on a shelf for a year or two.
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