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  1. Re: Anyone have experience with lilydirect.com?

    Rather curious myself... Any old timers make a purchase yet?
  2. Re: Name a fragrance that you wish you would have purchased prior to it being discontinued.

    By for Men from D&G... wished I picked this up when it was still all over the place.
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    Aventus - Batch Y01 or Z01? (Would like comaprisons/opinions from Aventus owners)

    Hello fellow BN'ers. I've finally decided to pull the trigger on getting a 4.0oz bottle of Aventus. I have two options.

    A42B11Y01

    or

    A42B11Z01

    From my understandings from doing my own...
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    Poll: Re: Mugler Cologne vs Jazz Live

    Tough choice but I would give the edge to Live Jazz. It smells more unique and is perfect for summer.
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    Re: Help me to build my summer collection

    Essential summer frags IMO are:

    Mugler Cologne
    YSL Live Jazz
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Eau Sauvage
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    Re: First Niche perfume...what's yours?

    Montale Black Oud and SL Amber Sultan on same day.
  7. Re: Opinion of commoners on "Black Aoud" by Montale

    家名, I go one spray on the neck and done. Have gotten compliments from Taiwanese people in department stores as they have never smelled it before.
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    In no order my current 10:

    Eau Sauvage
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Black Oud
    Egoiste
    Guerlain Heritage
    Tiffany For Men
    Ambre Sultan
    Fumerie Turque
  9. Re: Recommendation on Perfumes for teenagers, SUMMER :D

    wow this brings back memories of the early 90's. I remember the first frag I ever purchased for myself when I was 13 was Davidoff's Cool Water. I think I saved over a months worth of allowance for a...
  10. Re: Looking for my first colognes. Need suggestions.

    +1 to all that were listed but I would like to add these two:

    Azzaro Pour Homme
    Aramis Tuscany
  11. Re: Just starting out, based on my collection, what else should I get?

    I hope he's going to enjoy Kouros as well. Though I admit it took me 3 full wearings to finally "get" it lol.
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    oops double post.
  13. Re: Ten new members who have an interest in sampling

    doh... I'm late as well. It's 1:21pm over here in Taiwan. Crossing my fingers that the group will choose by posts numbers :D but if not congrats to the first 9 lucky gents and lady.
  14. Thread: Hong Kong

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    Re: Hong Kong

    excellent. I'll be sure to give it a try when I visit HK.
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    Re: perfumeexp.com

    if your still in Taipei I would just go to Sogo to buy Le Male and Mitsukoshi for Bulgari Black even though you'll be paying a little bit more than retail price in the states. Try strawberrynet.com...
  16. Thread: Hong Kong

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    Re: Hong Kong

    was Spiritueuse Double Vanille availbe at the Guerlain Boutique?
  17. Re: Is it safe to buy Creed from Strawberrynet?

    i've been thinking of ordering some Serge Lutens off their site. The price and shipping would be cheaper for me since I'm located in Taiwan and not to mention HK to TW is literally 2-3 hours by plane...
  18. Thread: Your Top 5

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    Re: Your Top 5

    currently as of this month

    Fumerie Turque (Serge Lutens)
    Ambre Sultan (Serge Lutens)
    Black Aoud (Montale)
    Havana (Aramis)
    Tiffany for Men (Tiffany & Co.)
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    Re: Acqua di Gio, just how common is this?

    if you like AdG I would suggest:

    Bulgari Aqua
    L'Eau D'Issey
    Live Jazz
    Kenzo PH

    Overall though its really up to you. AdG is a good scent. Very common but good.
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    Re: Fragrance Archival questions.

    haha...

    It sure is Matt. I've been enjoying my sample of Fumerie Turque all day but will try my best to resist purchasing it until the new years is upon us. I'll just have the wine cooler as a...
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    Re: Fragrance Archival questions.

    thank you so much RP. You really set my worries to rest about placing my frags into the fridge. The hot humid weather here in Taiwan is quite uncomfortable. Its a steady 32c/85 degrees in my room. So...
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    Re: Fragrance Archival questions.

    so I shouldn't be worried about spraying myself after taking it directly out of the fridge and putting it back? I plan to set my fridge to around 60~70 degrees. Since my mini fridge currently has no...
  23. Poll: Re: The Serge Lutens Showdown: Your Favourite Fragrance

    hard choice between Ambre Sultan and Fumerie Turque for me but I would give a slight edge to Fumerie Turque. Can't go wrong with both.
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    Re: Fragrance Archival questions.

    regarding the condensation... I'm a little confused... do you take your frag out of the fridge and let it stay in room temperature and then use the frag or is it ok to spray after taking it direcntly...
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    Re: Kenzo Power smells just like????

    definitely a lighter Dior Homme to my nose.
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    Re: Aramis Havana Reissue

    I posted this on the other Havana topic about 2 days ago:

    'I was at the South Coast Plaza today and only planned on trying L'Instant Guerlain, Rive Gauche, Heritage, Tiffany for Men, and Habit...
  27. Re: Who has been able to purchase relaunch of Havana?

    your going to enjoy it mate. I'm grateful to the SA for opening the new sealed Havana to let me test it. If he didn't this would have been my 2nd time making a blind buy. First being M7 off the net...
  28. Re: Who has been able to purchase relaunch of Havana?

    I was at the South Coast Plaza today and only planned on trying L'Instant Guerlain, Rive Gauche, Heritage, Tiffany for Men, and Habit Rogue at Nordstrom. Noticed they had all the Aramis relaunch...
  29. Re: Recommend me my next fragrance purchases based on my favorites

    Burberry London, Dior Homme, Azzaro Pour Homme, Egoiste.
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    Re: If you had to choose only one

    M7 for fall/winter
  31. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    Just a quick update: I picked up Azzaro PH 6.8 oz and Guerlain Vetiver 4.2oz today. I'll be going to South Coast Plaza to try out Heritage, Habit Rogue, Rive Gauche, and Tiffany for Men.
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    Re: Los Angeles County

    darn... so I can only choose 1 out of the 3 frags that I wanted? Azzaro PH, Guerlain Vetiver, or Habit Rogue.... hmmmm

    edit: went to 3 malls that says its there store front... seems like all the...
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    Re: Los Angeles County

    I'm confused... do I have to order their catalog and buy in bulk wholesale (minimum is $500) or can I go down there and pick out about 3 frags to buy?
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    Re: Egoiste vs. M7...which one?!

    I really enjoy both frags and own M7 only due to it being harder to locate in the US. Though I will be picking up a bottle of Egoiste soon as the Chanel Boutique SA at the South Coast Plaza told me...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Escada Pour Homme at TJ Maxx in SoCal for $19.99
  36. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    Ok guys. Just got back from the mall and tried Azzaro PH, Jaipur EdT, Guerlain Vetiver, and Eau Sauvage. Its been about 5 hours since I came back and results are...


    Azzaro PH: Very nice....
  37. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    Just arrived at LA. Going to go shopping in a bit :D
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    Re: My collection so far. What am I missing?

    I also recommend M7 and Dior Homme. I would suggest you to check out Dior Fahrenheit aswell.
  39. Re: [Newbie] My favourite EDT's, would appreciate recommendations.

    since fall and winter are coming up and based on what you have now I would suggest:

    Dolce & Gabbana Pour Homme

    Rochas Man ( very nice gourmand that is not as cloying as A*men)

    Dior Homme (...
  40. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    thank you TJ. I'll be sure to sample the Sports version aswell when I'm at the Tiffany boutique. Can't wait to test all of them out :)
  41. Re: New poster here and Question about manufacture date on frags

    Thanks you guys. I went ahead and purchased the bottle. Smells fine. I'll just be sure to keep the frag in its box and store it in cool and dark place with the rest of my frags.
  42. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    The reason why Opium Homme isn't on the list is because I can buy it at the YSL boutique in Taipei. :)
  43. Re: need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    Thank you all so much for the responses. I guess what I'm missing is something I can use to a formal event, taking a date to a classy restaurant, all dressed up in a black suit, etc. but can also be...
  44. need opinion on choosing 2 frags to purchase out of my list

    I'll be heading back to LA to visit my family and while there I wanted to take the chance to pick up about 2 to 3 frags that are not sold in Taiwan.

    Hanae Mori HM EdP
    John Varvatos
    Azzaro Pour...
  45. New poster here and Question about manufacture date on frags

    Greetings to you fine gents and ladies at BN. New poster here and I have a question regarding the production date on fragrances. I was at the Dior Boutique at the Mitsukoshi department store near...
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