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  1. Re: NEW: Maitre Parfueur Et Gantier Ambre Mythique and New Re-introduced line in 120ml EDP!

    Secret Melange also appears to be gone. Lucky Scent still has it, though, if anybody wants to pick one up.

    Edit: Fragrance Net has 5 bottle of Eau des Iles and 5 of Secret Melange remaining.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Norne

    I love Slumberhouse and own a bunch of them. I'm very fond of Norne but I think my favorite is Jeke. I'm a sucker for birch tar. I also really like the currently unavailable Sova and Baque. Hell, I...
  3. Re: NEW: Maitre Parfueur Et Gantier Ambre Mythique and New Re-introduced line in 120ml EDP!

    It looks like Eau des Isles is a goner, which is unfortunate. I do like the new bottles, though.
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    Re: Olivier Durbano Kickstarter

    This is a ridiculous idea and an insult to his customers - first the price gouging, now this peddling for money. I love Black Tourmaline, but nothing in the rest of his line is up to that standard or...
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    Re: Floris Fragrance Favorites...

    The only one in my wardrobe is Santal, but I've flirted with Elite and No. 89.
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    Re: What's the best cedarwood fragrance?

    Ooo! I love love to smell this. What a great suggestion!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This is a great description of Sova, which is also one of the many that I love. Baque is somewhat similar and also a wonderful fragrance. It would be nice to see him bring back one of those two. I...
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    Re: best cheapies?

    There are a lot of great suggestions here. I would throw a spotlight on Quorum Silver as a good cedar fragrance that you can get for nothing. All of the early Halstons are great. The original Pierre...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm an early supporter of Slumberhouse and have a large number of bottles in my collection, but I am curious as to where they/he are/is going. I was not a fan of Zahd or Kiste (the latter of which...
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Kamasurabhi

    Well, I'm not generally a fan of "white flowers" but this post makes me more interested in sampling this one.
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    Re: What's the best cedarwood fragrance?

    Cedar fans in the US should definitely check out Juniper Ridge's Siskiyou. It's an all natural cedar fragrance that has a ruggedness about it that I really enjoy.
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    Re: Sexy green ?

    I'd say Euphorium Brooklyn's Wald is in this category. I think the Mazollari namesake as well. Juniper Ridge's Mojave is a dirty green that I find sexy but your mileage may vary.
  13. Re: Euphorium Brooklyn ChocolatL --- Have Patchouli??

    It's a very nice earthy chocolate scent. I would suggest testing it alongside Slumberhouse Ore and buying whichever one you prefer. I own them both and am not a fan of chocolate scents as a rule. I...
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    Re: Looking for wood sage sea salt thing

    Profumum Roma - Fumidus is what you need. No doubt about it. It's pretty much exactly what you describe and it takes no prisoners.
  15. Re: Kiste by Slumberhouse a little too peachy for me.

    Not my favorite from Slumberhouse by a long shot. I wish he'd bring back Sova, Mare, and others. I am really happy he's maintained Jeke all this time, though!
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    Re: L'Artisan Fou d'Absinthe

    They are quite different from each other but I agree that these two are both excellent pine fragrances, with FeA being sweeter and sappier and Fd'A being a nice combo of pine and wormwood. I love...
  17. Re: What New (to You) Scents Would You Like To 'Scream From the Rooftops?'

    +1 on Blackbird by Olympic Orchids
  18. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur. Is The Brand Going Out Of Fashion ?

    Wow! That makes me want to visit Poland. Dzing!, Dzonghka, Fou d'Absinthe, Passage d'Enfer ... there are many great ones from this house.
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    Re: VINTAGE Yatagan vs current FORMULATION

    No, these are nothing alike except for being very masculine.
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    Re: Artisan Houses

    Lorenzo Villoresi was the first artisan house I got into when I became seriously interested in perfume and he is still at the helm of his house and still its only perfumer. The only recent release of...
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    Re: Profumum Roma - Experiences?

    I enjoy this house and I own four of them:

    Fumidus - a smokey, peaty vetiver. It's like wearing Islay scotch as perfume.
    Arso - a somewhat sweet, burnt wood smell. It's the one I wear the most...
  22. Re: Fragrances that would have been more successful with different packaging

    This is the first thing I thought of. The name also doesn't match the fragrance very well.
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    Re: Cuir Ottoman - Female or Unisex??

    Totally unisex and one of my favorite leathers. You also might want to check out L'Artisan Dzing! They don't smell alike, but I think most people who like one of them, would also like the other.
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    Re: something sensual/sexy but classy/timeless

    Givenchy Gentleman
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    Re: Best Amber Fragrance?

    I agree with this comment about Villoresi's Ambra. I just ordered a bottle after having been sniffing a sample for a few weeks. This fragrance was never a part of his collection. I guess it was a...
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    Re: Rank your CREED

    1. Bois du Portugal (makes me feel like I own everything around me)
    2. Green Irish Tweed (my first Creed purchase and still beautiful)
    3. Baie de Genievre (my favorite juniper fragrance)
    4. Royal...
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    Re: Most Authentic Fireplace Experience

    Nice to see this one mentioned. Very nice and neglected.
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    Re: Lorenzo Villoresi Ambra

    I'm thinking this is FBW as well. It's a very nice sea breeze amber.
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    Re: Extra-animalic, extra-strong fragrances

    +1 Great stuff, too.
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    Re: Most Authentic Fireplace Experience

    I agree 100%. I can't believe I didn't mention this one.
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    Re: Most Authentic Fireplace Experience

    I agree with Naomi Goodsir's Bois d'Ascese for sure. Profumum Arso is wonderful but not, IMHO, "authentic fireplace." If we're going to venture into "man sitting in front of a fireplace while wearing...
  32. Imaginary Authors - Every Storm a Serenade

    I just noticed that Imaginary Authors' new fragrance, Every Storm a Serenade, is on Josh's website now. The whole site as been redesigned and I noticed that one fragrance (I don't remember the name....
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    Re: Favourite releases of 2015

    Euphorium Brooklyn - Wald
    Euphorium Brooklyn - Cilice
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    Re: Violet beyond Fahrenheit/G. Flannel?

    Another vote for Violettes du Czar. I keep going back and forth about whether to buy a bottle, but it's the best violet fragrance I've tried.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Josh has removed the ability to shop from his website. Interesting. Does anyone know what this portends?
  36. Re: Lorenzo Villoresi - Uomo - Simply A Wonderful Fragrance

    I love Lorenzo Villoresi's early fragrances. IMHO, you haven't missed much by not trying some of his most recent releases. There are so many of the older ones I still love, though - Uomo, Piper...
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    Re: Brutal Cedar scents?

    I've tried a lot of Juniper Ridge scents including all of their current ones. I don't get cardamom in Siskiyou and would have thought you would have liked it, given your description. I would say the...
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    Re: NEW Profumum Roma Audace

    Victrix is their best green fragrance. It's nowhere near Fumidus in potency and earthiness though.
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    Re: Juniper note

    You can get one from Twisted Lily or The Perfume Shoppe.
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    Re: Juniper Ridge - Sierra Lakes Basin

    These are not water-based, but have organic alcohol as a base. Juniper Ridge themselves claim that their longevity is only a few hours but my experience is that when they're on my clothes they can...
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    Juniper Ridge - Sierra Lakes Basin

    I just got a bottle of this and since they don't offer samples of it, I'd thought I'd post to give people some idea about what it smells like. First of all, like all of Juniper Ridge's perfumes, it...
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    Re: Barbershop (American) with a Twist

    Good call. I'd also add C. O. Bigelow Bay Rum.
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    Re: What fragrances give you a "green" vibe?

    My current favorite greens are Euphorium Brooklyn's Wald and Profumum's Victrix. They're both expensive but you can get Wald in a small bottle for $60 and it will last you a while because it's very...
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    Re: A classic spicy woody cinnamon...

    Nobody has noticed, but the best woody cinnamon in the world is Olympic Orchid's Dev One.
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    Re: L'Artisan Dzongkha vs Serge Lutens Chergui

    I'm not sure of the point of this thread is since they have nothing whatsoever in common but, for what it's worth, I'd pick Dzongkha, which is one of the last great L'Artisan fragrances.
  46. Re: What's up with "Madhat" perfumes? They look interesting.........

    He's on basenotes and I'm sure he'll respond soon. I bought one of his fragrances, which was very nice. I don't remember the name and its name isn't on the bottle. It's a very small operation, but he...
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    NEW Profumum Roma Audace

    I just saw that Profumum has a new fragrance. It sounds interesting. Has anyone tried it yet? The listed notes are: Licorice, Bitter Orange, Cedarwood, Vetiver, Tonka Bean. BTW, since Profumum always...
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    Euphorium Brooklyn

    I just placed my first order for two fragrances from this new house today with Twisted Lily, which appears to be the only place that sells them. I ordered small (15 ml) bottles of Cilice and Wald,...
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    Re: Cade/labdanum/incense recommendations...?

    Slumberhouse Jeke for certain.
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    Re: Minty ; prefer Peppermint ?

    Piper Nigrum by Lorenzo Villoresi has a nice peppermint note.
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    Re: Olympic Orchids, what to try?

    I've just been exploring this Washington state house and I'm pretty impressed. I don't think any of them are bad and I've purchased small bottles of three of them:

    Dev One: Foreplay - this is a...
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    Poll: Re: Battle of the citrus

    I voted for Eau Savage, but my real favorite is the wonderfully skanky Citrus Paradisi from C&S.
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    Re: The Quest For THE Vetiver Cologne

    I was wondering when anybody was going to bring up the absence of MPG and Villoresi on this list. Profumum Fumidus is also a great one, as is my current favorite, Oriza de Legrand's Bourbon Vetiver....
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    Re: Smoky and Sweet

    Good call.
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    Re: Good deep spice scent?

    I agree with this as well as with Witness for great cheapies. The best deep cinnamon-dominated spice fragrance I've ever smelled though is Dev One from Olympic Orchids. I'm willing to bet that this...
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    Re: Best "Masculine" Rose/Violet

    Thanks for all of the recommendations so far! I wanted to clarify that cacio was correct that I meant violet flower and not violet leaf. His Chowder mint reference is an apt one. Of the fragrances...
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    Best "Masculine" Rose/Violet

    I gravitate toward the uber-masculine fragrances but i also love rose (and violet) fragrances. What would you suggest as the most masculine (woody, musky) rose and/or violet fragrances?
  58. Re: Slumberhouse: Grev and Rume to return for a limited release

    Has anyone smelled the new Rume yet?
  59. Re: Slumberhouse: Grev and Rume to return for a limited release

    I already have both of these, but I'm very happy to see them back; especially Grev. I never thought that one got its due.
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    Re: Tell me about Puredistance M

    I found it very good, but I didn't think it brought anything new or exciting to the table to make me feel like I needed to spend that price on it. I don't mind spending a lot of money on a fragrance,...
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    Compliment in 95 Degree Heat

    I just thought I'd pass this on. I was at an outdoor party this afternoon and after I was there three and a half hours in very humid 95 degree heat, a friend hugged me goodbye and said I smelled...
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    Re: NEW Imaginary Authors - An Air of Despair

    I'm just curious as to whether you've tried A City on Fire, hednic. It was released a bit under the radar and I think fewer people have smelled it. It's worth a try unless you don't like smokey...
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    NEW Imaginary Authors - An Air of Despair

    I just noticed this new Imaginary Authors fragrance is now available of their website. Here's the description:

    AN AIR OF DESPAIR
    When Vivian Gwyn's parents mysteriously disappear one month before...
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    Re: I need a Pitmaster Scent!

    +1 on A City on Fire, Black Tourmaline, Kolnisch Juchten, Bois d'Ascese, and Yatagan. I'd add two Slumberhouse fragrances - Jeke and Norne and two from Profumum - Fumidus and Arso.
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    Re: Looking for rose suggestions

    Dominico Caraceni is a wonderful incense rose. I also agree with the recommendation of Aramis 900. Another one I would add is Slumberhouse Sadanne, which took me a while to love. It's a very strange...
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    Lorenzo Villoresi Kamasurabhi

    I just saw this new release. I used to love Lorenzo Villoresi, but his releases in recent years have not appealed to me. This one sounds likewise unappealing but I'm curious about what others think....
  67. Re: Which house do you have the most fragrances from & how many?

    Slumberhouse 10
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I noticed Sova is no longer on the Slumberhouse website. I wonder if Josh thought that having both Sova and Kiste in the line at the same time was a problem. If so, I think that's a shame. I prefer...
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    Re: Yatagan, at long last

    I LOVE this one. I get a celery seed note, but not celery itself. One of my all time top 10 for sure.
  70. Thread: Wood Smoke

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    Re: Wood Smoke

    Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascèse
    Olivier Durbano Black Tourmaline
    Imaginary Authors A City on Fire

    These are the three best examples of pure woodsmoke. Although less clearly woodsmoke, Slumberhouse...
  71. Re: Whats your the most favorite fragrance by Parfum d’Empire

    Eau de Gloire
    Fougere Bengale
    Cuir Ottoman
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I like Kiste, but I keep going back and forth on whether I need to add it to my collection since I own bottles of both Sova and Baque. I noticed there has been some disagreement about it's similarity...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse?

    My partner pointed out that there is a penicillin note that is actually present and could be problematic for most people. I'm not sure what is creating this accord, but that be something to consider...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse?

    Some very nice woody notes start taking over after the first hour or so. I think Buysblind could be right that it's a reimagined version of something else like maybe Baque, but it is different....
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    Re: New Slumberhouse?

    I got one, too, and I just spayed it on. It's very oily and is still visible on my arm from a single spray a few minutes ago. It is definitely nothing like Sadanne. It's closer to the Sova/Baque...
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    Re: L'artisan Parfumeur

    Dzongkha
    Dzing!
    Fou d'Absinthe

    These are my top three, but I own and enjoy several others as well.
  77. Thread: Bay Rum

    by Tonyprince
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    Re: Bay Rum

    I really enjoy bay rums and have tried many. Here are my favorites and they are very inexpensive:

    C. O. Bigelow Bay Rum
    Ogallala Bay Rum, Sage and Cedar
    Ogallala Bay Rum, Limes, and Peppercorns...
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    Re: Burning Wood

    I love these kinds of scents and there have been many great recommendations on this thread already, my favorite probably being Black Tourmaline. I'll just add the recent (and as yet unmentioned) A...
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    Re: Which Vetiver Scents?

    Oriza L. Legrand - Royal Bourbon Vetiver - Pepperminty Vetiver.
    Profumum - Fumidus - Extreme Islay Scotch Vetiver
    Lorenzo Villoresi - Vetiver - Patchouli and Lavender with Dirty Vetiver
    MPG -...
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    Re: Envy For Men Gucci Alternative

    That's a pepperminty lavender. It has very little in common with Envy. I'd check out Floris Santal instead, given what you've said you're interested in.
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    Re: i need a nice juniper scent

    I'll have to join in the chorus on this one.
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    Re: Creed Bois de Cedrat

    It doesn't last forever, but it is a really nice scent. I wore it once with a hangover and it practically cured it with its happy freshness. I don't find it soapy.
  83. Thread: Profumum

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    Re: Profumum

    I really like this line. My Favorites are Arso, Thundra, Fumidus and Victrix.
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    Re: The Aramis range

    1) Devin
    2) 900
    3) Aramis

    I really like the whole range. New West, although not my favorite, is really underrated as an influential fragrance.
  85. Re: What is the best/your favourite high end/luxury/niche green fragrance...

    Profumum Victrix
    Mazzolari Mazzolari
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Hey, I for one would like some more info even if they will change considerably before they hit the shelves!
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    Re: Serge Lutens Vetiver Oriental - A COMEBACK

    I think it has been re-released. Here's hoping they do the same with Miel de Bois. The bell jars are pretty, but I really don't care about getting them.
  88. Re: New house Juniper Ridge with three Backpacker’s Cologne

    These have been repackaged now with cool wooden tops and the perfumes are in really nice little bottles now. Caruther's Canyon has been re-named Mojave. I've become a big fan of this company in the...
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    Re: Caraceni 1913

    I hope it does come back. I have bottle of it and it's really great.
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    Slumberhouse Vikt in the new bottle

    Has anybody tried the newest version of Vikt that Lucky Scent has? I don't think it's ever appeared on the Slumberhouse website in the new bottle and Lucky Scent seems to be the only place that has...
  91. Re: Which Jacques Bogart to start this house with?

    You're not going to get a better answer than this one.
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    Re: Aramis Devin

    Maybe Mazzolari's namesake fragrance could be considered an upscale Devin in some ways.
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    Re: A spooky, sensual forest perfume?

    Agree with Black Tourmaline, Norne, Yatagan, and the Juniper Ridge offerings. I'd add the new Imaginary Author's A City on Fire, too. I love Fou d'Absinthe but it doesn't fit this description for me.
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    Agree. BTW, the sample of Cape Heartache I was sent along with this sample was less sweet and fruity than the bottle of it I own. I think he's toned down that strawberry note.
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    Agree. BTW, the sample of Cape Heartache I was sent along with this sample was less sweet and fruity than the bottle of it I own. I think he's toned down that strawberry note.
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    You'll enjoy it, Mike. It's a great fragrance for us smoke fiends! Unlike OctaVariuM, I get woody smokiness throughout.
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    I just got my sample and I'm digging this one. Wheredjaredgo is right that there is definitely a mesquite barbeque vibe going on in the fragrance, but it turns into a great burnt wood fragrance. The...
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    Re: Any nice Bay Rum Colognes?

    C.O. Bigelow's version is great, as has been mentioned. For a crazy edgy take on bay rum be sure to try Czech and Speake's Cuba.
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    Re: Black friday steals and deals!

    Bought Sadanne blind for 33% off. I hope I like it. My timing wasn't great. I just ordered a sample of it the other day that hasn't arrived yet!
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    Re: A city on fire "imaginary authors"

    Just ordered a sample. Can't wait to try it!
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