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    Poll: Re: Tabac Rouge Vs. Tobacco Vanille

    Tabac Rouge is very light and Tobacco Vanille is much more expensive but performs better.
  2. Re: Blind buy Lalique Encre Noire Sport, would you recommend it?

    I can recommend the original Encre Noire.
  3. Re: First post - Stupid Question (Art of the Spray)

    Before I spray I make sure the perfume is pointed correctly, it became a habit.
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    Re: Long Lasting Fragrances suggestions

    Interlude Man lasts a long time, I think longevity depends on skin too, I hope you find what you are looking for.
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    Re: Best year round scent?

    Boss Bottled
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    Re: Blind buying really that taboo?

    I used to blind buy in past and I still do it sometimes now when there is no access to a sample. I think it is better for one to sample before buying. I regret buying clinique happy for men other...
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    Re: Joop! nightflight

    Joop nightflight is very nice and unique and it smells and projects very well, I can't say anything bad about it. I finished a bottle and bought another one and I rarely do that.
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    Re: Tabac Rouge vs Chergui

    Tabac Rouge is a very light scent, it has no strength at all. I don't like Chergui, it has a strange smell. There is no substitute for Tobacco Vanille.
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    Poll: Re: Jubalation vs Interlude vs Reflection vs Epic

    There was a time when Amouage Perfumes were great on both smell and performance and because of reformulations they are not the same anymore. I tried the new epic man and there is some kind of a...
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    Re: What does your cologne rotation look like?

    I use one perfume for a week and change it the next week. I don't like to waste my precious time thinking what to wear everyday plus I like to experience the perfume a little longer than a single day.
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    Re: D&G The One EDT VS The One EDP

    Having an EDP for the one is a nice thought but in reality D&G made a worse version that can barely stand, it is weak and pathetic and shouldn't even exist.
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    Re: Wanting more colognes and being overwhelmed?

    It takes time and money to know what you like and don't like, you have to be patient and everything will be fine.
  13. Re: What was the first fragrance you ever tried or owned ? This should be interesting

    Ted lapidus pour homme, more than 20 years ago it just feels like yesterday.
  14. Poll: Re: What is an "expensive" scent, in terms of your budget ? POLL.

    For me anything above $300 is too expensive and perfumes in the arena of $500 are out of the question, and I don't care about the ingredients or whether they made it in heaven or in special time...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men

    A*Men is unique, I think it is a fine fragrance if you don't smell it up close. You might want to try Rochas Man or Hanae Mori H.M.
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    Re: Some of your regretful buys...and why

    Regret is painful so I tend to forget about my misfortunes. Most of my current wardrobe is fine I tend to think, however in the past I can name two fragrances that made me miserable and they are ysl...
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    Re: Don't believe the hype

    Some Perfumes are just too expensive and come with unnecessary things like a bust or a special bottle. I believe one can live happily using cheap stuff and saving a lot of money along the way.
  18. Re: Good first buys/must haves for beginners (+ good places to buy)

    Spicebomb extreme has a good performance, Rochas man is nice too.
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    Re: Parfum de marly Herod

    You should sample Tabac Rouge too.
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    Poll: Re: Help With Choice of Chanel

    Bleu de Chanel is a safe one, Egoiste Platinum is unique but very tiring, the original Egoiste is better.
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    Re: Seasonal Fragrance - which ones?

    Interlude Man for winter, Aqva for summer.
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Mandeel AlMandeel, that is one very expensive perfume �� but I will sample it and see what is all about, are there any oud Perfumes you think I should sample? thank you, you are a very nice guy ☺
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Is there a spray perfume similar or at least close to mukhallat dehn aloudh almoattaq by Ajmal?
  24. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Bahiana

    Parfum d`Empire - Ambre Russe
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    Re: Need Help with First Cologne

    Polo Sport
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    Re: Why are most perfumes weak/moderate lasting?

    The older versions of the 80s and 90s perfumes were absolutely stunning, they were cheaper and lasted a very long time and had an excellent projection. Everything is being watered down nowadays even...
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    Re: 17 year old male and confused

    Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme or any perfume that you like
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Good evening I bought mukhallat dehn aloudh almoattaq but the liquid is not thick like al taif. Considering it's price I keep wondering if I made a good choice or not. The scent is beautiful and...
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    Re: Agarwood oil thread.

    Is there something similar to Rasasi Al Taif in Ajmal lines of perfume oils?
  30. Re: Your Best Niche VS Your Best Designer... which is best?

    Designer: HM Hanae Mori
    Niche: Epic Woman
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    Re: Any Advice to a Fragrance Noob?

    Carolina Herrera for men, Epic Man, Havana, The One, Gucci pour Homme, Memoire d'Homme, Comme des Garcons 2 Man
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    Re: Amouage Epic Man: truly reformulated?

    Did Amouage reformulate the entire line? I am looking to buy Honour Man, is there anything else I should be aware of beside the magnetic cap?
  33. Re: What is your signature scent, or your favorite scent?

    My signature scent is Memoire d'Homme by Nina Ricci.
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    Re: Hugo Boss Bottled - Older style bottle?

    I remember using it many years ago along with Dark Blue and I remember them being powerful and lasting a long time. Recently I bought new bottles of the same perfumes and now I find them to be weak...
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    Poll: Re: Best Amouage fragrance

    For me the only one worth picking again is Epic Woman, perhaps it has been reformulated now and lost all of it's glory.
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    Re: Fragrances of The mid 2000's (Nostalgia Thread)

    I still can't forget 212 Men On Ice of 2002, many beautiful memories attached to that perfume.
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    Re: What will you be wearing this Christmas?

    Tea for Two & M7
  38. Re: A warm, spicy, sweet designer fragrance for the Fall & Winter?

    Spicebomb Extreme and London.
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    Re: If you could only have one in a mixed climate

    Tabac Original works quite well.
  40. Thread: Timbuktu

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    Re: Timbuktu

    The last time I tried Timbuktu was when I first bought it back in 2010, at that time it reminded me of Terre d Hermes. Today I tried Timbuktu again and all I can say is there is no resemblance with...
  41. Thread: Timbuktu

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    Re: Timbuktu

    Too early for that comment, save it till I test Timbuktu again.
  42. Thread: Best amber?

    by Markx
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    Re: Best amber?

    I tried Versilia Vintage Ambra Mediterranea Profumi del Forte by accident and fell in love with it. Perhaps I'll get a bottle in the future.
  43. Thread: Timbuktu

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    Re: Timbuktu

    No need to worry! I will smell the perfume again just to make sure :engel017:
  44. Thread: Timbuktu

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    Re: Timbuktu

    To my nose the smell of Timbuktu is very close to Terre d'Hermes.
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    Re: Beginner recommendations?

    Great suggestions from the members. I suggest Hanae Mori, Hanae Mori HiM for men & Comme des Garcons 2 Man. Good luck!
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    Re: Masterpiece Fragrances

    Tabac Original

    Epic Woman

    Lalique White

    Memoire d'Homme

    And many other good perfumes
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    Re: Similar to Lalique White

    It is light and fades quickly and whenever I use it I think of Tabac Original!
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    Re: Similar to Lalique White

    Thanks for your help! Sadly I haven't tried any of the perfumes I mentioned because I am trying to collect as many names as possible to order their samples and hopefully I might find something better...
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    Similar to Lalique White

    I have been searching for a quite some time now for perfumes that are similar to Lalique White and so far I found two.

    Atelier Cologne - Bois Blondes

    Parfum de Marley - Galloway

    I am...
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    Re: Casual fragrance gift for older male.

    Comme des Garçons 2 MAN is 2nd to none.
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    Re: A bit of feedback...

    Welcome to basenotes,

    Definitely, you should try Diptyque and Jo Malone offerings. Instead of Givenchy Gentleman I think it is better to try Xeryus Rouge and good luck!
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    Re: Help required from the experts!

    You should try Nina Ricci perfumes like Nina and Love in paris. Miss Dior Cherie is also very nice.
  53. Re: Would you be so kind as to recommend fragrances for me?

    Welcome to basenotes,

    For citrus I suggest Oyedo by Diptyque
    For floral I suggest Nacotic Venus by Nasomatto
    For Oriental I suggest Epic Woman by Amouage
    For woody I don't have any suggestion...
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    Re: Advice on a male and female perfume brand

    Nina Ricci for a female brand and Cartier for the male.
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    Re: Best fragrance for me?

    Comme des Garçons White*
    Diptyque Oyedo*
    Nasomatto Narcotic Venus*

    *Certified "Panty Dropper"
  56. Re: Hello everyone, introduction and need suggestions!

    If you like oud you will love YSL M7, it has a good projection and lasts for many hours. Also NewYork by Nikolai is very good.
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    Re: Earthquake + Bottles...

    You don't have to be oversensitive, it is always a good idea to keep the bottles in their original packaging if you still have it but if you don't, just be gentle with them and everything will sort...
  58. Re: Are there aromatic fougeres for women? and 8 other burning questions....

    Wow you must be a teacher or a novelist, those are really some very hardcore questions! Get yourself Perfumes: The A-Z Guide! It may answer some of your questions if not then they are not worth...
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    Re: looking for a new type of fragrance...i think

    Epic Man by Amouage is very nice but expensive
    Fille en Aiguilles by Serge Lutens this one is really something
    Comme des Garcons 2
    Comme des Garcons 2 Man I personally prefer this one
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    Re: Cool Water VS Dunhill Edition

    I was going to say Cool Water like everyone else but I say get yourself Issey Miyake pour Homme one of the greatest perfumes and it costs a little bit more but worth it, brands like Dunhill and...
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    Re: how to use splash samples

    Just open it and carefully pour a little on your hand, close the sample, smell it deeply, think about it, smell it again and you can try up to four scents that way.
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    Re: Formal Fragrances

    YSL Live Jazz or M7
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    Re: Starting a fragrance collection, advice needed

    Both M7 and M7 Fresh

    Bleu de Chanel

    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin

    L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme Intense

    Baldessarini for Men
  64. Re: New to Basenotes need EVERYONE'S opinion please!

    Welcome to Basenotes!

    Roadster by Cartier - Didn't try it
    Le Male by John Paul Gaultier - Trash
    Pour Homme by Dolce Gabbana - Beyond Trash
    L'homme by Yves Saint Laurent - Very good
    Aqua di Gio...
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    Re: Why do you wear fragrance?

    A perfume is not necessary for living but it works well for seducing women especially if the perfume contains quality musk and that is of course is a fairy tale but for me perfume sets the mood for...
  66. Thread: Jesus cologne

    by Markx
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    Re: Jesus cologne

    Carnal Flower
  67. Thread: Arabian Jasmine

    by Markx
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    Re: Arabian Jasmine

    Wow that is great and a good starting point for my search, thank you very much cacio :)
  68. Thread: Advice

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    Re: Advice

    Here are my suggestions;

    H.M. by Hanae Mori
    Kenzo Power
    Allure Homme Edition Blanche

    Buy whatever you like after sampling because you are the one who is going to use it and never mind the...
  69. Thread: Arabian Jasmine

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    Arabian Jasmine

    When I was a child my family used to grow Arabian Jasmine "Jasminum sambac" in our house and I loved the smell of this flower so much but never encountered a perfume that replicated that smell with...
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    Re: Suggestions on niche samples

    I was reading the perfume guide by Luca Turin and stumbled upon a perfume named Philosykos but didn't know that Dyptique are the first few who started the niche trend in the perfume industry, thank...
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    Re: Suggestions on niche samples

    What is a niche perfume exactly? Is it a perfume that is superior to a designer perfume or a perfume that is hard to get and you have to search for it everywhere?
    I don't know why luckyscent doesn't...
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    Re: Suggestions on niche samples

    Thanks for the reply petruccijc,

    I will add the perfumes you mentioned to my list, I checked Luckyscent but couldn't find Frederic Malle perfumes there and I don't know any reputable site like...
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    Re: [Summer] Best scent with good longetivity?

    In addition to the above mentioned perfumes I would like to add:

    L'Eau d'Issey Pour Homme
    212 Men Carolina Herrera
    Lalique White for men
    Bvlgari Extreme for men
    Kenzo pour Homme
    Aqva Pour...
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    Re: Suggestions on niche samples

    Thanks for the reply d4N13L,

    I really don't like the style of Montale perfumes I have tried Aoud Lime, Black Aoud and other scents from this line and didn't like any of them, they are too heavy...
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    Suggestions on niche samples

    I am looking to try some niche perfumes, basically I am looking for an impressive Rose, Citrus or Gourmand scent. I really don't know where to look and there are many niche companies out there but I...
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    Re: What is your current signature scent?

    I think the signature perfume is the perfume that you look at it with total respect, handle it's bottle with deep love and caring and apply it with joy, for me that perfume is Memoire d'Homme by Nina...
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    Re: Thoughts on chanel égoïste

    Egoiste has that impressive opening but I really hate the dry down, a good cold night perfume but watch out for the dry down, you don't know it might work for you.
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    Re: Golf Themed Perfume

    Oh now I am so happy thank you very very much Sir Gary, I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it again after all those years. Thanks for your help guys.
    ...
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    Re: Golf Themed Perfume

    It wasn't Creed perfume and I am sure of it, Creeds perfumes share the same bottle design and they are much more expensive and I tried quite few of them and they don't share anything with that...
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    Re: Golf Themed Perfume

    hedgehog,

    Thanks for your response, No I don't believe it is Trophee Lancome that one had a silver bottle with a handle just like a cup also the box is different.

    Pour_Monsieur,

    Thanks for...
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    Golf Themed Perfume

    In the past I came in contact with this beautiful perfume, the bottle holding the perfume had a handle and was silver in color, the perfume came in cylindric box that opens from the side like a...
  82. Re: Is there any way to STRENGTHEN the concentration of a frag?

    Taking a hot shower and using the perfume afterwards, this is how I do it and the smell is always strong and beautiful in contrast of using the perfume without a shower. Some perfumes are just weak...
  83. Thread: Buying blind

    by Markx
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    Re: Buying blind

    I buy all my perfumes blindly after doing my research, it just a lot of fun to keep wondering what would the fragrance smells like when I get home but then again judging a fragrance in the store and...
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    Re: Wearing colognes you don't like.

    I bought Kouros and Ferrari Yellow Water two of the worst perfumes I have ever smelled and to top it off they were in big bottles. I used them from time to time like I used every other perfume I...
  85. Re: Finally put Cool Water and GIT side by side today.

    Creed is in same the league as Davidoff and Calvin Klein I never liked their offerings not to mention their outrageous prices, Silver Mountain Water smells like CK one and GIT smells like Cool Water...
  86. Re: If you were to pick just one fragrance - all weather, day and night, for every occasion

    For being very modest and in a situation like this I would go with Boss Bottled but I hope that I don't have to as it would be very boring to stick to one perfume forever.
  87. Re: So, I have 12 fragrances and we're in January...

    How about assigning four perfumes for a month each perfume for a week that way you can use all the 12 in three months and have a nice rotation which you can repeat again year long?!
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    Re: Changing my colonge, any recommendations?

    Beside 212 I find Boss Bottled to be a good one other than that you can try Allure Homme Series by Chanel like Allure Homme Edition Blanche, Allure Homme Sport etc., Kenzo Power and Dior Homme, L'EAU...
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    Re: Hanae Mori HM Blind Buy?

    I have both the EDP and the EDT versions, to me they both smell the same but the EDP is a little bit heavier, stronger and last longer, just a little you can't really tell and I have never seen a 3.3...
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    Re: New Fragance for an enthusiast

    Memoire d'Homme by Nina Ricci
    Guess by Marciano for Men by Guess
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    Re: Suggestions for a 17year old male

    Lalique White Lalique for men
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    Re: The right cologne for me

    Hello there and welcome to basenotes,

    For a beginner I would recommend famous perfumes like Cool Water, Boss No.6 or Bottled, Dunhill Red. There are thousands or perfumes out there and you will...
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    Re: Looking for similar fragrances

    David,

    Thank you very much for your response sir, I will look to the reviews and see if there is a mention to another perfumes similar to Eau de Fier in case I couldn't find it through normal...
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    Looking for similar fragrances

    Hello guys,

    Two of the best fragrances I'v tried were Memoire d'homme by Nina Ricci and 212 H2O by Carolina Herrera, after that I kept searching and testing and buying full bottles and given...
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    Re: Fragrances to try for a beginner

    Try the following,

    H.M. by Hanae Mori for Men (EDT,EDP)

    Amougae Gold for Men EdP

    Aoud Lime by Montale

    Herrera For Men
  96. Re: How Do You Feel About Making Such a Big Investment into Cologne Collecting??

    I have a small collection that consists of 45 perfumes and I think that they will last for years and years to come. I am not addicted to perfumes and I care more about time and my peace of mind, just...
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    Re: Acqua di Gio vs. Bulgari Aqua

    Bulgari Aqua is not bad at all but ADG is way way better and both of them are so different from each other, comparing them is nonsense.
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    Re: First Niche perfume...what's yours?

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_scczN8MdyKw/SsHpH6KNKSI/AAAAAAAAFLU/by4vgE9Nm60/s400/Amouage-Epic-Woman.jpg

    My very first and only niche perfume is Amouage Epic Woman by Amouage.
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    Re: Dolce & Gabbana's The One

    In my opinion, D&G The One is one of those very tiring scents, wearing this scent made me very nauseous and uncomfortable. At first you may think it is a fine scent but wearing it is a total...
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    Re: Trying to figure out my taste...

    I can't recommend these perfumes enough, please take your time and try them:

    Amouage Epic Woman (Works for men too)

    Memoire d'Homme by Nina Ricci

    Tea For Two

    Montale Aoud Lime
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