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  1. Re: What is your most worn fragrance according to your "Scent of the day"?

    1 Armani Privé Vétiver Babylone by Giorgio Armani 11 wears
    2 Aventus by Creed 10 wears
    3 Colonia Intensa Oud Concentrée by Acqua di Parma 10 wears
    4 Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford 10 wears
    5 Oud Wood...
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    Re: TomFord: Tuscan Leather or Oud Wood?

    Two of my favorites from the Tom Ford Private Blend line.... But I got TL leather first and now have 2 x 100 ml, whereas I now have a 100 ml and a 250 ml flacon of Oud Wood.

    This shows Tuscan...
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    Re: Allure Homme Édition Blanche EAU DE PARFUM

    As far as I recall, AHEB is an EdP, so is AHSEE.

    AHS and AH, on the other hand are EdT.


    This is also congruent with the 2 classes of prices at the Chanel stores.
  4. Re: Does someone here has got experience with Carner (Barcelona)?

    I have Cuirs and I think it is stellar!

    Have also samples D600 and El Born, which also has the Carner Barcelona trademark of a powdery, velvet feel. Quiet enjoyable if you like it.

    As for the...
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    Re: Perfume that Men love the most on Women?

    Narciso Rodriguez For Her (EDT) - makes me lean in every time! (The EDP does not have any hold on me though...)
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    Re: Mandarin and Patchouli?

    mandarin and patchouli instinctively reminds me of M7 Oud Absolu... No rose in this one, but there is Oud!
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    Re: Came back from vacation, found stuff stolen.

    I am hearing to Paria and New York in Oct... And looking to make some purchases back. This is worrying...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    Thanks for the response, gtsb! It is good to hear that the leather is well-blended much like in DH. DHP is definitely one on my to try-list!
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    One difference between DH and DHI is the leather note in the former...

    How pronounced is the leather note in DH Parfum? What would you compare the leather note in DH Parfum with?
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    Re: Creamy Sandalwood Fragrance ?

    +1 For Santal Majuscule

    Another good one is Malle's Dries Van Norten par Frédéric Malle.
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    Re: Oud Ispahan or Rose d'Arabie?

    I own both and think either can be squarely considered masculine / unisex.

    They are both good - Rose d'Arabie has more arabian opulence (sense of maharaja) whereas Oud Ispahan has more french...
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    Re: Essenza-nobile.de problems

    I also agree with Hednic! Have bough quite a couple of times from Essenza Nobile to be delivered to Singapore and I have had not a single problem with the delivery.

    The staff is also very...
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    Re: What is similar to Eau de Gentiane Blanche?

    +1 agree with OP on Sel Marin.

    Vetiver Extraordinaire also has the same vibe as Eau de Gentian Blanche for me and it is less 'transparent'. I would describe the feel of both as "hollow" in a good...
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    Re: I'm not normally...but...

    I am not really a fan of Patchouli but I actually like LIDG and LIDGE.
  15. Re: Any similarties between Bentley Intense and Straight to Heaven?

    I agree with JiveHippo - Bentley Intense is more syrupy and thick boozy, whereas straight to heaven is more restrained, balance and nuanced.

    Bentley Intense to STH is like a Pure Maltose to Toffee...
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    Re: Carner Barcelona. Which one to start with?

    I have Cuirs and it's my favourite in the line-up so far. I think it is good for all seasons, even in summer as it does not get cloying.

    Have also tried D600, Tardes and El Born - they are all...
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    Re: Marc Jacobs Men - Fig!!

    IMHO the best creamy delightful fig is Armani Prive's Figuer Eden! Try it if you can... And they see whether you think it's FBW. (P.s. It is FBW + back-up worthy for me)
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    Re: Apple-scented Fragrances?

    +1 totally agree
  19. Re: Best high quality citrus/summer fragrance for me?

    Perhaps explore Atelier Cologne offerings - Orange Sanguine, Trefle Pur, and Cedrat Envirant comes to mind!
  20. Thread: You get one....

    by Klaaon
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    Re: You get one....

    1. Amber scent - Armani Prive's Oud Royal

    2. Vanilla scent - HdP 1899 Hemmingway

    3. Oud scent - Colonia Intensa Oud

    4. Leather scent - Tuscan Leather

    5. Gourmand scent - Back to Black
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    Carner Barcelona's El Born - Any opinions?

    http://www.basenotes.net/ID26143141.html

    Has anyone got their noses around this new release by Carner Barcelona?

    I am wondering if it is a vanilla and honey bomb (I.e way too sweet)?


    Look...
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum

    Consider me a new fan too! Bought a backup bottle after 2 wearings... I hope this will be around and not be subject to reformulations. But I am not taking chances...

    Even in warm tropical weather...
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    Re: Tim McGraw Cologne Wow!!!

    When I hear boozy notes, I immediately think of Bentley and it's intense flanker as good suggestions
    Bang for your buck too for the quality of these scents.
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    Re: Future iconic fagrances

    Eau Sauvage Parfum.
  25. Re: Best weightless incense - Bois d'Encens, Sancti, Cardinal or??

    Thanks for all your opinions - will definitely look to try Kyoto and 7 Loewe.

    Have tried Avignon and agree it is a representative incense, but a tad too dense IMO for humid weather. (I tried it in...
  26. Thread: Armani Si

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    Re: Armani Si

    Did you make your wife try the edt or esp version?

    Could you also share why it wow-ed you? Am thinking of this as a gift so your opinions help....
  27. Best weightless incense - Bois d'Encens, Sancti, Cardinal or??

    I recently bought Bois d'Incens and while making it my SOTD today, I am reminded of how this has a similar feel to Sancti, which I also have a sample of.

    So I did a side to side test with a...
  28. Re: What's a designer scent that could easily pass as niche?

    Eau Savage Parfum,
    Bentley pour Homme and it's intense flanker
    Encre Noir,
    Dior Homme Intense,
    Dior Homme,
    Grey Vetiver,
    Egoiste,
    Eau de Baux.
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    Re: Your successes with layering male fragrances

    This thread is inspiring... I can't wait to try 1) MI + Aventus, 2) EdB + Aventus. Will also try Tuscan Leather with EdB!

    So far I have only tried Tuscan Leather with Aventus - this works great!...
  30. Re: Whats are the best Incense/Woody casual designer fragrances

    Costume National's Homme!
    +1 Eau dw Baux
  31. Re: Whats are the best Incense/Woody casual designer fragrances

    Costume National's Homme!
    +1 Eau dw Baux
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    Re: Citric scents for night

    +1 - totally agree! Just ordered mine and can't wait to get it!
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    Re: New Armani privee Encens Satin

    Have been impressed by the Armani Prive line and have FB of many of them. Excited to try these when it hits the shore...
  34. Re: Creed Millesime Imperial, Green Irish Tweed, Aventus

    Hi Jonathan - Emailed you earlier, appreciate if you respond with an update. - Shang
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    Re: Fragrance pictures

    I notice Armani Prive's Vetiver Babylon is missing a picture? Not sure if it was ever there previously... Hope it can be fixed.
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    Re: What was the last frag that really "wowed" you ?

    Rocabar (reformulated i believe as the one I tried was in the new 'classic' range bottle - in line with Bel Ami Vetiver). It reminded me of MFK's Ammyris Homme whihich i also adored.
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    Re: Best cologne for a cookout

    A*men or Bentley Intense - you need something gourmand with strong sillage and forward - definitely not something restrained and preferably not to costly either. And use these opportunity to go more...
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    Re: Need some apple recommendations, please.

    Give Dunhill Custom a sniff - a cheapie but with clear, crisp apple note layered against incense
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    Re: What are you buying next ?

    AdP Leather!

    And maybe Bentley Intense (I already have the regular pour homme) - hesitant cause I may not use it much given its summer all year around.

    Would any of you use Bentley Intense in...
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    Re: The old book smell

    HdP's 1725 has that old book, papyrus accord to me...
  41. Re: Malle fragrances: Anyone else find Vetiver Extrordinaire barely detectable?

    Not me! 4 sprays does moderate sillage and great longevity for me. Perhaps an additional spray to your clothes to help your situation?
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men Urban

    Just received A*Men Urban from FragranceX (together with Pure Leather) - both blind buys.

    I do not have A*Men and can only remember it from the times I tried it in the malls... A*Men Urban is more...
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    Re: Creamy Fragrances

    Dries Van Noten,
    Armani Prive's Figuer Eden,
    Serge Luten's Santal Majuscule
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    Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Bought the Chanels (Bleu, Egoiste and Platinum Egoiste) at the duty-free on the way back home... Glad I did. Egoiste and PE i have been wanting for awhile.... And Bleu was only available in 150ml...
  45. Re: What fragrance would you match this image to ? ...

    Vanillary by Lush!
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    Re: Date scent: aventus vs la nuit vs DHI

    "la nuit" refers to YSL's La Nuit de l'Homme

    "DHI" refers to Dior's Dior Homme Intense.
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire Sport

    Anyone has insights of the price having fallen for EN Sport, and whether they are available on any e-tailers now?
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    Poll: Re: Scent for a Tropical Garden Wedding

    From your wardrobe, if i were you i would wear Oud Wood. If I preferred to blend in.... then Himalaya or Issey.
  49. Scents in your wardrobe missed during recent trip!

    Was away for just a short holiday and during the period surprisingly missed scents in my wardrobe which I didn't bring along...

    Have any of you had such experiences? ( I know a lot of BNers use...
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    Re: Help me find this Tom Ford...

    Positively Rive D'Ambre - the SA at my local mall also informed me about the inspiration of this scent being the oriental tradition of gifting of citrus fruits.

    I like the opening and the dry-down...
  51. Re: That perfect fragrance to wear while writing an essay!...

    +1- always makes me feel at ease and inspired.
  52. Re: Armani Prive Oud Royal or Tom Ford's Oud Wood ? Which one and why ?

    Totally agree - have both and they are great for their different qualities...

    Oud Royal is opulent and rich... complex and mesmerizing. It's great because it is big and full... like a full-bodied...
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    Re: New Acqua di Parma Oud fragrance...2014?

    Me too!! I am excited... hope it's not just a rumour.
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    Re: Safe scent for extra hot weather

    MI... Grey Vetiver... And Vetiver Babylon! For when it gets really warm...
  55. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/31/14): Encre Noire vs Millesime Imperial

    This is so tough purely considering the scents (i.e. Disregarding price, bottle, etc).... both of these are scents I have back-up bottles of and there are few scents I do so for.

    Urgh... I think...
  56. Re: If you already have a lot of fragrance but want another, do you buy the smaller size or larger ?

    +1 - spoken as I would have!
  57. Re: Your favorite fragrances that evoke the outdoors

    I do see the reference point to TdH for fall.

    But when one says Great Outdoors, the cognitive link my mind makes is with Bois d'Orange / French Lover!
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    Re: New Year Purchases

    From Jan till now I have purchased a couple including Armani Prive Rose d'Arabie, Dunhill Custom, Mancera Black Line, CK One Shock and Habit Rouge EDP too.

    I agree Habit Rouge EDP has a worldly...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Thanks for your insight, Hednic - Much appreciated as always!
  60. Thread: Perfect 3!

    by Klaaon
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    Re: Perfect 3!

    - Chanel (Sycamore, Egoiste, Bleu)
    - Dior (DHI, Dior Homme, Oud Ispahan)
    - Givenchy (Vetyver)
    - Guerlain (LIDGE, Habit Rouge)
    - Hermes (TdH EDT)


    - Amouage (N.A.)
    - By Kilian (Incense Oud,...
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    Re: Spicebomb smells EXACTLY like ......

    Have owned Hemingway for some time, which I know I had to get it after the sample I ordered broke in the mail and the package was infused in the heavenly scent that was Hemingway.

    Tried spice bomb...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Hi Hednic, what do you think of Aoud Sandroses? There is practically no information out there on its notes... Is it anything like Aoud Sand?
  63. Re: Creed Aventus or Tobacco Vanille - Can only buy 1 this spring

    I vote Aventus too! More complex.. more versatile... more dynamic! the birch leather accord (more so than the smoky pineapple) sold it for me.
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    Re: Strongest summer fragrance (citrus, fruity)

    Try the proverbial CK one... or Penhaligon's Quercus. I am myself contemplating between the 2... but first deciding whether I would reach for either of them given the options in my current wardrobe.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    That's a good one! Luxurious and opulent.... find it better reserved for major events, dinners and parties. and definitely cooler weather if used during the day.
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    Poll: Re: Scent for Gala in a couple weeks

    I would suggest narrowing down to BdC, Reflection Man or La Nuit de l'Homme. Impress away!
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Indonesian Oud is a rather complex western oud - starts out strong with a clinical oud accord, but then mellows beautifully with the rose and myrrh coming forward in the heart with the oud being...
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Indonesian Oud - Ermenegildo Zegna
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    I love this one from MFK - it is my fav from the line too!
  70. Re: Mood uplifting, citrusy, fresh, no musky cologne?

    Vetiver Babylon always lifts me up... +1 for TdH too!
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    Re: Secret Tom Ford Fragrance.

    Could it be Sahara Noir??
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    Re: Does anyone keep a bottle at work?

    I have a bottle of Polo Black and Burberry Brit for Men... these are just in case. Also use them if I have a late night at the office and come back to the office after using the gym.

    I also keep a...
  73. Poll: Re: Fragrance Battle of the Day (3/8/14): Aventus vs Luna Rossa

    Aventus by a mile - for me what sold Aventus is the underlying birch note/leather accord atop the pineapple note and the smoke accord! It dries down very well too...

    Luna Rossa seems nice but...
  74. Poll: Re: Another trio battle: Armani vs Chanel vs Dior vs vs TM vs YSL

    It's a tie between Dior and YSL for me based on OP's grouping of scents!
  75. Re: palermo perfumes tomford tobacco vanille vs real tomford tobacco vanille

    I am going to be making a trip to Melbourne in a month or so... where is the best place to get Palermo?
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    Re: Mancera Black to Black

    Just made my first purchase of Mancera and bought Black Line and Sand Aoud.

    Was unfortunately informed that Sand Aoud is out of stock - so the question is should I get Black to Black or Cedrat...
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    Re: Do you mix scents?

    Just wondering - has anyone tried mixing scents by decanting portion of each scent into a decant and actually mixing them (as opposed to layering)? Wonder if the effects would be different from...
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    Re: Most worn in February 2014

    3 wears - Tuscan Leather , Aventus and Amyris Homme

    I pretty much rotated though the rest of my still growing collegial rest of the days in Feb.
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    Re: Shay and Blue - Oud Alif

    I am intrigued by this as well as Blood Orange from this house? Look forward to hearing opinions...
  80. Re: New house and four launches from Franck Boclet

    Has anyone here got their noses around these?? i see they are sold at First in Fragrance... but not many reviews on them.
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    Re: Le Cherche Midi fragrances?

    Out of the 3-piece set consisting of No. 1, 17 and 30 - I found 17 most appealing and have had a full day wearing of it. 17 is interesting as it seemed to have poor longevity and i say "seem" as it...
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense in Singapore

    Yes, it is readily available at the DFS at Singapore's Changi airport now. I picked up a bottle when i had a trip in Dec 2013...
  83. Dior Collection Privee and Chanel Les Exclusif

    Hi,


    I am going to Hong Kong next month or so and would appreciate if fellow BNers in HK can help let me know the prices of
    (a) 125 ml Dior Collection Privee,
    (b) 250 ml Dior Collection...
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    Re: better fragrances in summer

    +1 - MI really works its magic in the heat.
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    Re: Today I bought: January 2014

    My haul for Jan 2014... so much for my resolution to cut back after seeing how many FB i have acquired since i joined Basenotes (and got into this hobby more seriously) in 2013.

    Am really loving...
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    Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Can't agree more!
  87. Re: Versace Pour Homme Oud Noir Versace for men (2013)

    I got about 8-10 hours from a bottle i bought from my local mall... so its average longevity for me. Definitely cant say its poor. But take into consideration that i am in the tropics with summer and...
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    Re: Les Liquides Imaginaires

    Looking forward! Always appreciate hearing your views, Hednic!
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    Re: Essenza Nobile are fantastic!

    +1, cant agree more - the free shipping for purchases beyond Euro 250 is simply the icing on the cake... the variety as well as the prices of the fragrances, and the service is just stellar!
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    Re: Les Liquides Imaginaires

    Thanks for all the input everyone.


    I definitely look forward to receiving my FB of Fortis, which i ordered from Essenza Nobile! will give my impression when i receive it.



    Hednic, i note...
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Christmas and Birthday present i bought which i think i deserved... didn't hurt i got them at a good price of less than US$190 each..

    - Armani Prive Royal Oud
    23722


    - Armani Prive Myrrhe...
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    Re: Lalique Encre Noire Sport

    As an aside, I have heard mentions that EN Sport smells like Armani Prive's Vetiver Babylon, any truth to that for those who have smelled both?
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    Re: Les Liquides Imaginaires

    Unfortunately the house of Xerjoff is not one I am familiar with.... Have only really got onto BN this summer and it is then when I really got more serious about frags.

    But thanks for the...
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    Les Liquides Imaginaires

    Has anyone tried scents from this house? I do not find much info on them on either BN or Frangantica....

    (I have ordered Fortis as a blind buy as the notes sounded so enticing... am hoping i won't...
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    Re: Best scent of the year for you?

    Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa Oud and Tuscan Leather... on a tie.

    HdP Hemingway 1899 also ranks very close.
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    Re: Versace Oud Noir

    It is available in Singapore and I literally made a trip back to the mall to get it... it is a rounded and balanced, and the oud is well prominent but blended. If you like oud scents without the...
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    Re: Office Appropriate Sophisticated Scent

    +1 for TdH and Grey Vetiver. I think Bottega Venetta pour Home is quite lovely too for work- a restrained, classy cedar and leather. :)
  98. Re: Q: Signature quality warm/hot weather scents with no/low sweet, floral, vanilla, or powder notes

    I suggest Terre d'Hermes! One of my female friends complimented that it is so lovely and just like a spa.

    So this could definitely be that aromatherapy in a bottle you are looking for.
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    Re: FragranceX Free Shipping Worldwide No Longer?

    The Coupon Code is "Free69" and it still works! just tried...
  100. Re: Are any gents enjoying Dueto's Golden Boy parfume?

    The sample of all Dueto Parfums can be obtained from Dueto Parfum's website (http://www.duetoparfums.com/) for a good deal inclusive of international shipping + the cost of the sample kit may be used...
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