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  1. Thread: Royal Oud

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    Re: Royal Oud

    Still nothing! All of the other 2011 Creed releases have been in the directory for months, but still no Royal Oud! How can it be input into the directory? Anyway, it is a beautiful beautiful...
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    Re: Creed has discontinued the wrong fragrances

    Maybe! I am sort of a neutral, but I would love to see Real break Barca's monopoly!
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    Re: Creed has discontinued the wrong fragrances

    I just wrote a nice letter to Creed demanding some answers hah! Very politely though, of course. Since multiple parties have confirmed here that Vetiver '48 is discontinued, in my letter I asked...
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    Re: Creed has discontinued the wrong fragrances

    This is terrible news! Especially regarding Vetiver '48. I was inconsolable enough last year when Vintage Tabarome and Angelique Encens were discontinued!! From what everyone in this thread is...
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    Re: Creed has discontinued the wrong fragrances

    Wait a minute...the OP said in this thread that Vetiver '48 and Royal Delight have been discontinued. Can anyone else confirm this to be true?? I just purchased a bottle of the old Vetiver from a...
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    Re: Official Creed Boutique Now Online

    Does anyone know why some of the EDTs are only being offered on the boutique site in 8.4 oz flacons, or is it just a question of them being out of stock of the spray bottles? I have not been...
  7. Thread: Creed Poll

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    Poll: Creed Poll

    Just out of curiosity..
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    Re: 2 NEW Creed Fragrances - Summer & Fall 2009

    Excellent news! However, I wish that Creed would put out a new more strongly male-oriented fragrance...the past few new mainstream, non-limited edition releases (Love in White, Virgin Island Water,...
  9. Re: Better first Creed? GIT, SMW, Himalaya, or Tabarome?

    Of the four mentioned, I would argue that GIT is the safest and most versatile option, while Tabarome is the best of those listed, but probably the most difficult to appreciate. Nobody here can tell...
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    Re: Rich Kids w/Good Taste

    I figured I would add my two cents to this thread. I am 21, and have been collecting Creed, Serge Lutens, and other niche fragrances for the past four years. I am very partial to Creed, so sue me...
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    Re: Which Creed fragrance should I buy?

    Of the three that you mentioned (if it has to be one of those three), I think that GIT or MI are the best bets; I quite enjoy both of them. For some reason, I've never been able to really get into...
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    Re: Understanding Creed

    I have become somewhat of a Creed purist over the past few years, and my opinion on the matter is that most Creeds are an acquired taste. Except for several of the most popular such as GIT, SMW, MI,...
  13. Re: some of the best designer scents in your wardrobe

    Truthfully I've been so partial to Creed for the past couple of years, amassing as many of them as I can and constantly adding more Creeds to my collection. I'm also a big fan of Serge Lutens and...
  14. Thread: Review Issues

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    Re: Review Issues

    I have quite an unusual problem. If I go to the page for a fragrance that I have reviewed and look at my review, it indicates that I have written 54 reviews in total. Upon going to see all of 'my'...
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    Re: your 'secret weapon' scent...

    For me, Acier Aluminium and Serge Lutens' Ambre Sultan are the two 'secret weapons' in my collection. They only come out when I really need them. I love Acier (one of Creed's absolute best), but I...
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    Re: Removed lot numbers on Creed bottles?

    I was unaware that Creed had the year of production listed on the bottle itself (and I have been using their fragrances for several years)...guess I never bothered to look since the year is listed on...
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    Poll: Your Favourite Creed (Private Collection)

    Someone asked for this, so here it is. My vote goes to Vintage Tabarome.
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    Poll: Re: Your Favourite Creed (Millesimes)

    I too am surprised that GIT is not doing well at all; I am glad BdP is topping my poll!
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    Poll: Re: Your Favourite Creed (EDT Range)

    I neglected to add Private Collection Creeds, as I created this exclusively for the Eaux. I do own Vintage Tabarome though; I suppose I can channel samplermike's lingering spirit.
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    Poll: Re: Your Favourite Creed (Millesimes)

    You should also try Acier Aluminium if you can; it is not a Millesime, but it is one of Creed's best offerings.
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    Poll: Your Favourite Creed (Millesimes)

    My vote goes to BdP.
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    Poll: Re: Your Favourite Creed (EDT Range)

    Sorry no; I am not samplermike! I am familiar with who he is, and though we both share a fascination with Creed, I am not him. Someone else mistook me for him a couple of weeks ago!
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    Poll: Your Favourite Creed (EDT Range)

    I figured this might be a fun poll to do, since the Millesime range is often maligned for the similarities between many of the fragrances.
  24. Thread: Fake Creed

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    Poll: Re: Color issue with Vintage Tabarome

    Thanks Ged. I remember testing it several years ago as I said, and it was a very dark color, but mine that arrived yesterday is far from brown...perhaps it is an aged tester, I do not know
  25. Thread: Fake Creed

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    Poll: Color issue with Vintage Tabarome

    The seven Creeds that I own have all been purchased at Holt Renfrew (Canadian equivalent to Neiman Marcus). However, I was very interested in acquiring my eighth (the original Tabarome), and since...
  26. Re: list of top 10 Male Fragrances according to the book Perfume: The Guide

    I do not own this book, but I was looking at the index for the book which is available as 'preview pages' on Amazon, and I for one do not think he is very credible when he gives 5 stars to a...
  27. Re: Havana or BdP ... which do you think is better?

    My god this thread is 3 years old! I see my old post there and my choice still firmly remains BdP!!!!
  28. Thread: Serge Lutens Poll

    by Mike
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    Poll: Re: Serge Lutens Poll

    Thank you for that! I had not seen that before. Just to clarify for people, I did not create this poll to help me decide on purchasing Lutens' fragrances; I have been collecting fragrances for long...
  29. Thread: Serge Lutens Poll

    by Mike
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    Poll: Serge Lutens Poll

    Just decided to create this out of curiosity!
  30. Who carries the Serge Lutens export line in Toronto?

    Does anybody know of boutiques or shops that carry Serge Lutens fragrances in downtown Toronto? I have done some research around the Internet and cannot seem to track down any information! Also,...
  31. Where to find L'Artisan & Serge Lutens in Toronto?

    Does anybody know of any specialty boutiques that carry these fragrance lines?
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    Re: Looking for honeysuckle

    Chevrefeuille Original, by Creed.
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    Vintage Tabarome-WOW

    Today, I was visiting a local boutique in Toronto and managed to find the elusive Vintage Tabarome, which I had never sampled before today. I have previously sampled the new Tabarome several times,...
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    Similarities between Erolfa and MI

    After having sampled MI at a boutique several times, I am leaning towards purchasing it to add to my Creed roster. However, I noticed in several reviews of Erolfa that people compare it to MI (a few...
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    Which of these should be next?

    I already have several Creeds (GIT, AA, BdP) and am looking to add another to my collection. I'd just like to gather people's thoughts on several that I have been contemplating a purchase of. Thanks.
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    Fragrances similar to Antaeus

    I just wore this masterpiece again today, and it never ceases to amaze me. I am wondering what other fragrances have a similar character and structure like Antaeus?
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    Re: Guerlain: Habit Rouge versus Heritage

    Thanks to whoever voted. I ended up purchasing Heritage, because I felt it to be more earthy and deep. Habit Rouge smelled too powdery on my skin, with no depth in the base other than a misty vanilla...
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    Guerlain: Habit Rouge versus Heritage

    I have sampled both of these classic first-rate scents, and they each have their own personalities and merits...But I am having a tough time deciding which to purchase first (though in the end I'm...
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    Where to buy Dior Homme?

    I'm in Toronto, Canada, and I'm just wondering if this fragrance has made it to Canada yet, and if so what stores are carrying it.
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    Black Code vs. John Varvatos

    These are two of the past year's best releases, but for me John Varvatos is the more creative and unique fragrance. Just thought I'd see what you folks think.
  41. Thread: Acier Aluminum

    by Mike
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    Re: Acier Aluminum

    To be frank, this fragrance is f****ng amazing. It touches all facets of the human condintion through its development, taking us from the highest joys to the most deep sorrows. I cannot stress highly...
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    Re: Driest, woody fragrances you can think of

    Heritage stood out from what people have mentioned, because I just sampled it last week. It is supremely classy and refined, but there is a hint of sweetness in the base notes.
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    Driest, woody fragrances you can think of

    Just aiming to get some perspective here, and offer people who like this type of scent to share their thoughts on these fragrances.

    I'd like to start by mentioning Gucci pour Homme, which is...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 30 September

    GIT to go along with this synchronization.
  45. Thread: music preference

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    Re: music preference

    I love classical and opera, but I can't think of a fragrance that I own that makes me think of that music...perhaps BDP?
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    Best choice for a winter scent

    I already have a few fall/winter scents of excellent calibre, in the form of Antaeus, BDP, Gucci Pour Homme, and Rocabar. I am looking to add another, based on the few I mentioned above. If anyone...
  47. Thread: Creed Poll

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    Creed Poll

    Just thought I would propose this question, as these three Creeds represent what are IMO some of the finest produced by the House (along with BDP and AA).
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    Which of these pine scents...

    I have sampled on several occasions both the original Polo and Pino Silvestre. However, I am wondering if I should go for the higher-end Creed Epicea to get a similar yet perhaps better pine...
  49. Thread: Niche - 1995

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    Re: Niche - 1995

    MI and SMW are neck and neck...my vote goes to MI. SMW just isn't special to me in any way.
  50. Thread: Year 1993

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    Re: Year 1993

    Egoiste Platinum!
  51. Thread: Year 1994

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    Re: Year 1994

    My vote goes to D&G Pour Homme-A wonderful citrus-woody scent that lasts for hours and is a big hit with the ladies!
  52. Thread: niche and sexy

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    Re: niche and sexy

    I also would like to add that Acier Aluminium fits the bill! I've sampled it before and it really smells sexual (see reviews of the fragrance itself here on Basenotes), and I plan to buy it this week...
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    Re: Creed-AA vs. Tabarome Millesime

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I'm going to go with Acier Aluminium, as there's still a facet of New Tabarome that I notice when I wear my sample that I cannot adjust to. I think it is the ginger...
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    Creed-AA vs. Tabarome Millesime

    I currently own both GIT and BdP, and am looking to add another Creed scent to my collection. At a small boutique where I purchased my previous Creeds, I sampled some other Creeds. Two that stood out...
  55. Re: Havana or BdP ... which do you think is better

    I voted BdP, as it is definitely the best scent that I own. It has a rich, woody aroma, and lasts on my skin for 18 hours or more. It is truly an amazing experience each time that I wear it!
  56. Re: Acier Aluminium-One of the most underrated Cre

    Was this Olivier Creed's first scent that he created for the House? Or was it made by his predecessor?
  57. Re: Acier Aluminium-One of the most underrated Cre

    After having sampled this treasure a couple of weeks ago, I can tell you that it is definitely a formal evening scent. Its longevity surpasses many of the Millesimes. For example, it may not last as...
  58. Re: Acier Aluminium-One of the most underrated Cre

    Can anyone offer their perceptions as to what notes are in the fragrance. On any site I go to regarding the notes, all I find is the same generic description: "Fruity, spicy and citrusy notes are...
  59. Thread: Year 1990

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    Re: Year 1990

    Egoiste!
  60. Acier Aluminium-One of the most underrated Creeds

    A couple of weeks back, I had the fortune of finding a store in my area that had Creed's Acier Aluminium. It is undoubtedly one of the most complex and long-lasting of all the Creed scents. However,...
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    Re: Best Armani fragrance...

    The original Eau Pour Homme of course! Truly classic and powerful! Black Code comes in second place for me, but I don't really care for the others (most of them are fairly generic).
  62. Thread: 3 Best Creeds

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    Re: 3 Best Creeds

    In order of 1st to 3rd place:

    1) Bois du Portugal (simply the best)
    2) Tabarome Millesime (reminds me of a DOCG red wine)
    3) Acier Aluminium (very unconventional, and under-appreciated)
    ...
  63. Thread: The best 1985

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    Re: The best 1985

    GIT.
  64. Thread: Envy Separation?

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    Re: Envy Separation?

    My 75 mL BdP has some strange whitish sediment (like dust) at the bottom. Though it is not a whole pile, I am now concerned. What does this indicate? I've worn the fragrance for occassions and it...
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    M.I. vs. Tabarome Millesime

    Please feel free to post explanations after you have answered the poll question.
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    Acier Aluminium vs. BdP

    I currently own Creed's GIT, and am looking to add another Creed to my collection. Of the ones I sampled at a nearby store, two that stood out in terms of longevity as well as character and...
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    Re:  What's your favourite Givenchy fragrance

    Gentleman....one of the most refined woody scents available. I actually don't care for Givenchy pour homme, as it has an unusual smell.
  68. Thread: Creed fragrances

    by Mike
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    Creed fragrances

    Hi everyone,

    I am wondering if anyone knows of stores located in or around Toronto that sells Creed fragrances. I have been searching for some time now and have found no store that carries them.
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