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  1. Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    When you hear the word pretty, what is the first fragrance that comes to mind? Just curious as to your responses.

    My answer: Serge Lutens A La Nuit
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

    Le Labo Rose 31
  3. Re: Are there any Fruity or Sweet Gourmandish Oud's?

    M. Micallef Vanille Aoud (It's outside of your requirements but well worth sampling)
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    Re: Help me find a new fall fragrance

    Parfumerie Generale Aomassai
    M. Micallef Gaiac
    Serge Lutens Arabie, Douce Amere , Un Bois Vanille
    Montale Red Aoud
    Bois 1920 Sushi Imperiale
    By Kilian Liaisons Dangereuses
    Profumum Fiore...
  5. Re: Fragrances that you will continually replace/never be without

    Caron Yatagan
    Le Labo Rose 31
    Serge Lutens Borneo 1834
    Aramis Aramis
    Burberry Burberry
    Hermès Terre d'Hermès
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    Re: Scents Similar to Dior Addict

    Thank you, I return on occasion for valuable recommendations.

    I have tested Hypnotic Poison and gave it as a gift. It's an outstanding vanilla experience. However, I will need to test Cinema,...
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    Scents Similar to Dior Addict

    I've been out of the game for awhile and I am looking for scents similar to Dior Addict.

    Looking forward to your suggestions.
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    Re: What should I pick from Montale?

    As much as I love Montale perfumes, you must also try Jo Malone's Red Roses Cologne if you are looking for something similar to Sa Majesté la Rose. Off topic, sorry to hear about your experience...
  9. Re: Is there a scent like Escentric Molecule 01, but stronger?

    Although not exactly 'strong' scents:

    Bulgari Bulgari pour Homme
    Ormonde Jayne Isfarkand
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    Re: Similar to Kiehl's Pour Homme ?

    ...and Halston Z-14 also.
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    Re: Suggestions for a challening fragrance

    Annick Goutal Eau du Fier
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 3 May 2011

    Montale Oud Cuir D'Arabie

    Smoke, leather, sex.
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    Re: Need summer frag advice quickly if possible

    Christian Dior Eau Sauvage
    Thierry Mugler Mugler Cologne
    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
    Hugh Parsons Hugh Parsons Blue
    Bond No. 9 Riverside Drive and Great Jones
    The Different Company Sel de Vetiver
    Jo...
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    Re: Favorite Niche Fragrance from 2010

    Thanks for the info. I was hoping for something more. On the other hand, I'm a fan of the Malles and Montales and still interested in trying this one.

    So far, Montale's Full Incense has my vote....
  15. Re: Quick question 2: Serge Lutens MKK in my quest for weirdness

    I do not find anything weird about MKK. It's one of the two best animal musk scents I have owned. A light application is all you need.
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    Re: The Fragrances of The Different Company

    Those three are my favorites as well.

    Rose Poivrée: Peppery rose with civet. The original version had much more civet than the current one. Still my favorite in the TDC line.

    Jasmin de Nuit:...
  17. Thread: Perfume Storage

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    Re: Am thinking of a fridge for storage, am I crazy?

    I used to keep my scents in a small refrigerator and never noticed a difference. I have a bottle of Yatagan that is at least 30 years old and it has never been refrigerated. Among the various...
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    Re: Amouage Memoir Man: Initial Impressions

    The drydown of Memoir Man reminds me of Douce Amère and Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin.
  19. Re: Krizia Moods Uomo : Your thoughts would be appreciated :)

    I once owned a vintage bottle of Moods Uomo and I always smelled more oakmoss and patchouli than any other notes or accords. It smelled very woody and earthy on me. Recommended for fans of scents...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Serge Lutens - Jeux de Peau

    Sounds like Serge may be thinking outside of the bottle again.
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    Re: Bond 9's "Success is a Job in NY"

    If you like it, wear it. Success is a Job in New York smells great on a man or woman. I reviewed it months ago and interviewed Laurice Rahmé about it.

    Read more about it here:...
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    Re: Do you read SOTD threads?

    SOTD threads are the virtual water cooler at Basenotes. We gather for a few moments, drop a line or two about what we are wearing and go our separate ways. It helps me feel a sense of community and...
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    Re: Serge Lutens scents for beginners

    Sample as many you can. Pay special attention to those you find intriguing and compelling yet not exactly love at first sniff. In my experience, the Lutens scents for which I develop a deeper...
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    Re: Tuscan Leather any thing close?

    I concur. Tuscan Leather smells like a leather boutique and Aoud Leather has some citrus, spice and ambergris blended with a leather accord.

    For a walk on the wild side, try Etat Libre d'Orange...
  25. Re: Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    Ginestet Sauvignonne has perhaps the best peach accord I have smelled. Understated elegance.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Zippo Original

    Nice, but can I refill my lighter with it?

    I'm afraid I would confuse the atomizer with my lighter and douse myself with lighter fluid.
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    Re: "Vintage" Yatagan

    Versions from the late 70s and early 80s came in grey boxes with black print. Don't know the timeframe of the Yatagan on the left but I'm certain it is the elder of the two in your photo.
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    Re: Favorite Niche Fragrance from 2010

    Waiting on Portrait of a Lady from Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle. Dominique Ropion's mix of Turkish rose essence, blackcurrant, raspberry, cinnamon, clove, rose absolute, patchouli heart,...
  29. Re: Time to grow up - help me replace Hanae Mori butterfly?

    Parfumerie Generale Aomassai
    Rochas Rochas Femme
    Serge Lutens Feminitè du Bois
    Serge Lutens Arabie
    Ormonde Jayne Ormonde Woman
    Chanel Bel Respiro
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    Re: Your top 5 "non-niche" Scents ?

    Caron Yatagan (vintage)
    Givenchy Givenchy Gentleman (vintage)
    Aramis Aramis
    Christian Dior Eau Sauvage (vintage)
    Cartier L'Essence de Déclaration
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    Re: GAIAC by M. Micallef

    Gaiac is my favorite scent in the Micallef line. Smells like well sanded wood with hints of clove, smoke, and light vanilla. Surprisingly subtle and a genuine pleasure to wear. Although my loyalty...
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    Re: Recommend Me a Good Unisex Rose

    Agreed. Jo Malone Red Roses Cologne. Also, Czech & Speake Rose.
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    Re: Looking for a GIT with a twist

    Creed Himalaya
  34. Re: Has a comment here ruined -or- enhanced a fragrance experience for you?

    Enhanced without a doubt. I have learned far more about fragrance than I ever imagined. I hope that aspect of Basenotes always amazes me. In addition, I am grateful for the knowledge and generosity...
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    Re: Dry dusty masculine patchouli ?

    Santa Maria Novella Patchouly
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 17th October, 2010

    Czech & Speake Dark Rose
  37. Thread: Lutens and Me

    by Sloan
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    Re: Lutens and Me

    Color me not surprised. Jenson explores the Land of Lutens and discovers some exotic scents. Serge Lutens is my favorite line. Many of the Lutens required months for me to wrap my nose around and...
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    Re: BEST: Clubbing Fragrances

    Love the title of this thread. I've heard of clubbing seals but clubbing fragrances...that's hardcore. Save the scents.
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    Re: Jo Malone Lime, Basil, & Mandarin

    I'm partial to Acqua di Parma but I am a huge fan of Jo Malone's citrus accords. As Kevin said, Lime, Basil, Mandarin is more "zingy" and I think it also has more attitude than the others you...
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    Re: Help me find a woody spicy oriental

    Although I do not consider all I have listed below as strictly oriental, the following list incudes some woody, spicy favorites:

    Cartier Declaration
    Boucheron Jaïpur Homme
    Gucci Gucci pour...
  41. Re: Help me step up my game: from Swiss Army to what?

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver
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    Re: Patchouli Suggestions????

    Santa Maria Novella Patchouli wears well in high heat and humidity. For a brighter patchouli feel, Etat Libre d'Orange Nombril Immense.

    My taste in patchouli leans heavy and spicy. I own a few...
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    Re: Chanel Coromandel

    Chanel Coromandel has a crushed velour, almost elegant, feel that I find extremely magnetic. I don't wear it often and only have a sample because spritzing it on me is like putting a bow on a bucking...
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    Re: Just sampled Back To Black and...

    I love Back to Black. It's one of my favorites in the By Kilian line. A honeyed, amber dream of tobacco.
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    Re: Cedarwood cologne ?????

    Although I've never worn it, a friend of mine highly recommends Cedar Mountain Moisture Lotion from Clear Light: http://www.clcedar.com/html/home.htm

    My personal favorite cedar experience dwells...
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    Re: Info needed - Montale fragrances

    If you haven't read it, purplebird's thread is a must read for Montale reviews and comments: http://community.basenotes.net/showthread.php?t=193406.
  47. Thread: Montale Reviews

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    Re: Montale Reviews

    Bumping this thread to see if anyone has a new Montale review to add.
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    Re: Tubereuse Couture - wow!

    I considered buying a bottle of Tubereuse Couture last year but it was far down on my list. It's been months since I wore it last but my initial impression is still the same. It opens with a tarry...
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    Re: An Old, Weird America Scent?

    My initial reaction was, "What would Woody Guthrie or Tom Joad wear?" The only thing that came to mind was the clean smell of Ivory soap. I'm thinking Sam the Lion from one of my favorite...
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    Re: S o t D Monday 17 August

    Lanvin Lanvin L'Homme
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, 17 August, 2009

    Lanvin Lanvin L'Homme
  52. Re: Is there a fragrance that tells others you're available?

    Available: Calvin Klein Desperation
    Taken: Etat Libre d'Orange Honey, Did You Take Out the Trash?

    A womens classic from 1977, Hey You. (Scroll down the page to number 8.) ;)
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    Re: S O T D, Sunday, August 16

    Les Néréides Patchouli Antique
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday 16 August 2009

    Les Néréides Patchouli Antique
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    Re: Do you wear your personality?

    No, because I saw the futility in denying the results would have proved them accurate. ;) Regarding the MMPI, I was the pencil pusher and my results were almost identical to a professor I admire. Of...
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    Re: Understanding the Modern Chypre

    Some recommended reading about chypres from two of my favorites, Ayala Sender and Victoria (Bois de Jasmin):

    http://boisdejasmin.typepad.com/_/2008/04/musings-on-chyp.html
    ...
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    Re: A non-fruity, sweet chypre?

    I'll add another Bond. Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol Lexington Avenue is a woody chypre with notes of "blue cypress, fennel, roasted almonds, pink peony, crème brulée, and sandalwood." The sweet woody base...
  58. Thread: A deep dark rose

    by Sloan
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    Re: A deep dark rose

    Some of the following are not what I call entirely 'dark' or 'dry' but they are worth testing if only to provide a point of reference:

    Eau d'Italie Paestum Rose
    Etat Libre d'Orange Rossy de Palma...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 14th August 2009

    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, August 14

    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
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    Re: Do you wear your personality?

    According to the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) I took several years ago, I am primarily rebellious and show little or no respect for cultural rules and norms. To a lesser but...
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    Re: Vanilla and Musk: Does it exist?

    Bond No. 9 West Side
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    Re: Go ahead. Say I told you so.

    Thanks for remembering Oud Girl! My review was in Sniffapalooza Magazine last fall. For those interested, here is the link: http://www.sniffapaloozamagazine.com/perles.html

    Perles de Lalique is a...
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    Re: Exploring leather & incense frags...

    Current Leather Rotation:

    Montale Aoud Leather
    Serge Lutens Cuir Mauresque
    Aramis Aramis (leathery chypre)
    Serge Lutens Daim Blond (Apricot Suede)

    A few I have worn and would like to own:
    ...
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    Re: Fragrance of Space?

    http://community.basenotes.net/picture.php?albumid=59&pictureid=2248


    In space no one can smell you.


    Sorry, couldn't resist paraphrasing one of the greatest movie tag lines ever. Plus, I am...
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    Re: Why we love fragrances

    I've covered this ground elsewhere in this post: http://community.basenotes.net/showpost.php?p=1323884&postcount=15

    The post I reference from the_good_life pretty much says it all:...
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 August

    Aramis JHL
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    Re: > Monday, 10th August 2009

    Aramis JHL
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    Re: House Themes in Threads

    Comme des Garçons, innovative, synthetic.
    Etat Libre d'Orange, avant garde.
    Montale, prolific, plenty of presence.
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    Poll: Re: Best damn vintage designer you know

    I voted for Patou pour Homme Privé but my two favorites among those I own are early vintage versions of Caron Yatgan and Guerlain Derby.
  71. Re: Which is the fragrance house that suits to your taste/preference

    Easy question for me. I don't like fresh and clean fragrances and prefer those that complement my natural woody-spicy-earthy-with-a-touch-of-honey scent. Orientals are my preference and Serge Lutens...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6 August

    By Kilian Back to Black: Aphrodisiac

    The notes combine to create an overall tobacco experience.

    Top: Bergamot, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Coriander, Raspberry and Blue Chamomile.
    Heart: Honey from...
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    Re: *S o t D*, Thursday, 6th August 2009

    By Kilian Back to Black: Aphrodisiac

    The notes combine to create an overall tobacco experience.

    Top: Bergamot, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Coriander, Raspberry and Blue Chamomile.
    Heart: Honey from...
  74. Thread: Borneo 1834

    by Sloan
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    Re: Borneo 1834

    Borneo 1834 is nonpareil. However, I have heard that Yves Rocher Neonatura Cocoon serves as a nice afforable alternative.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 August

    Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle French Lover
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    Re: *S o t D*, Wednesday, 5th August 2009

    Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle French Lover
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    Re: I am getting tired

    In my forty some odd years, I have drawn the conclusion that there is an inverse relationship between the number of times a person uses the words 'gay' and 'retarded' as disparaging adjectives and...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 4 August

    LesNez Let Me Play the Lion

    Sample courtesy of a generous BN supporter. Thank you.
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    Re: *S o t D*, Tuesday, 4th August 2009

    LesNez Let Me Play the Lion

    Sample courtesy of a generous BN supporter. Thank you.
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    Re: Who Have YOU Turned On.. (or not so much)?

    I like how I smell after changing the oil, filter and greasing the fittings on my car. I usually smell like dirt, grease, clean and dirty motor oil, sweat and maybe a little blood from a knuckle...
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    Re: Who Have YOU Turned On.. (or not so much)?

    Hilarious! I needed a good laugh today. Thanks.

    As for me, I 'turn it on' at the laundromat. ;)
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 August

    Frapin Caravelle Epicée

    Coriander, nutmeg, hot pepper, pepper, thyme, Gaiac wood, patchouli, amber, tobacco, sandalwood
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    Re: *S o t D*, Monday, 3rd August 2009

    Frapin Caravelle Epicée

    Coriander, nutmeg, hot pepper, pepper, thyme, Gaiac wood, patchouli, amber, tobacco, sandalwood
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    Re: SotD Sunday 2 August

    Serge Lutens Borneo 1834
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    Re: *S o t D*, Sunday, 2nd August 2009

    Serge Lutens Borneo 1834
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    Re: SotD Satuday 1 August

    By Kilian Straight to Heaven

    Rum, patchouli, nutmeg, cedar, rosewood, ambergris, fruit, vanilla, white musk.

    Happy birthday K.
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 1 August 2009

    By Kilian Straight to Heaven

    Rum, patchouli, nutmeg, cedar, rosewood, ambergris, fruit, vanilla, white musk.

    Happy birthday K.
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    Re: Patchouli Homme - new release by de Nicolai

    Thanks for the info. I am imagining something on the order of Givenchy Gentleman or Bond's H.O.T. Always with the rich feel of her own New York. I am confident that it will be an outstanding addition...
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    Re: SotD Friday 31 July

    Apothia Velvet Rope

    Grapefruit zest, juniper berry, jasmine absolute, green rose, cypress leaves, white musk, vanilla absolute and patchouli. Went sniffing with two of our own yesterday and...
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    Re: - Friday 31st of July 2009

    Apothia Velvet Rope

    Grapefruit zest, juniper berry, jasmine absolute, green rose, cypress leaves, white musk, vanilla absolute and patchouli. Went sniffing with two of our own yesterday and...
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    Re: Everything I wear smells like sh*t in this heat

    My first pick from your wardrobe would be Domenico Caraceni because the rose becomes more assertive and rich in high heat and humidity. Others that might wear well include: Montale Aoud Leather...
  92. Re: Trial of Bond no 9s continues: Wall st. vs. Eau de New York. Which is stronger?

    My preference is for Eau de New York. A soothing, pleasing citrus/floral/slightly woody cologne fit for anyone regardless of gender, age, etc. I think it smells great and I rarely find a citrus scent...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29 July

    Hermès Hermèssence Poivre Samarcande
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    Re: /SotD/ - Wednesday 29th July 2009

    Hermès Hermèssence Poivre Samarcande
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    Re: What's Your Favorite Boss?

    http://community.basenotes.net/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=2009
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    Re: Your Favourite Leather/s?

    Current Leather Rotation:

    Montale Aoud Leather
    Serge Lutens Cuir Mauresque
    Aramis Aramis (leathery chypre)
    Serge Lutens Daim Blond (Apricot Suede)

    Those I have worn and would like to own:
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 28th July 2009

    Le Labo Rose 31
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    Re: S o t D: Tuesday, 28th of July, 2009

    Le Labo Rose 31
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    Re: SotD Monday 27 July

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist
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    Re: S o t D: Monday, 27th July, 2009

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist
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