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  1. Re: Which perfume house overall has the most interesting and creative concept?

    Creed is good concept. Épates les bourgeois, plus great basenotes.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Soon...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Next monday will be March. As Kahneman put it, planning is just best case scenario displaying.

    No need for updating.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Aventus: first 5 stars for the house

    Royal Oud: 4 stars

    Bel Ami Vetiver: 5 stars

    Portrait of a Lady: 4

    Derby: 4
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Good point. It's been a long while.
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    Sticky: Re: Aventus bottle fake? (30ml)

    Two comments:

    Nice shoes.

    Legit, no doubt.
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    Sticky: Re: Creed Queries - is my bottle genuine?, etc.

    pics?
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    Re: New Year's Resolution's 2014..

    Deplete my stock, and then stick to A for a while...(maybe a lifetime)

    Don't double post anymore
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    Re: New Year's Resolution's 2014..

    Deplete my stock, and then stick to A for a while
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    That's true!:lolk:

    I was engaged in duty (and in being sociable) until yesterday, when I saw the happy development of this thread.

    No doubt I made a soap opera from the gap! The review's...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    I've been very busy these days. Thank you, Sashi, for your nice post. I'm sorry for feeding conspiracy theories, but the sudden break in the reviews publishing, seemed very odd to me. Very good news...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    They are moving to Ulm. They also are very active in twitter but not a word about the delay. That's a shortcoming of social media: you can hide an elephant just avoiding the word trunk...

    Too bad.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    I agree with that three conditions. I would add a fourth one: his purpose is to influence the way people see the stuff. Luca Turin is good in that department.

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    I also...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Yes, he could state the facts and, maybe, give us at least a snatch of his thougths about this affair.
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    Re: 5 new from Creed

    Laurel Hardy is yet to come.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Which way?
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Thank you Red. I'll do my best in the class department.

    But really I don't know why there isn't more booz out there.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Maybe you are right Red, but It is pretty odd because he was getting momentum, and the the guys at style invested a good deal in the way they presented the reviews.

    But first of all: right wing,...
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    Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    "In fact, it smells flat, sour and yeasty, like rye bread or the exhaust of a brewery. Lancôme mixes it with a touch of vanilla and sugary maltol, adds just enough jasmine and orange flower to...
  20. Re: Luca Turin returning to reviews (remember that thread?)

    That's pretty odd for me:sad:

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    "In fact, it smells flat, sour and yeasty, like rye bread or the exhaust of a brewery. Lancôme mixes it with a touch of vanilla and sugary...
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    Sticky: Re: First purchase of Creed Aventus, could someone verify for me?

    Enjoy it:coolold:
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    Sticky: Re: First purchase of Creed Aventus, could someone verify for me?

    Tacky & legit!:lolk:
  23. Re: If you could only own 1 Bottle from BOND No.9 Which one would it be?

    Nobody goes with Great Jones?
  24. Re: Luca Turin returning to reviews (remember that thread?)

    Mr. Turin is back on duty since august or so, then what you see it's what you'll get.
    Other sources of Mr. Turin's stuff is The Guide (amazon it) and a blog's archive you can find here in BN....
  25. Re: Perfumes for prostitutes in a Guy Ritchie's Snatch - like store?

    Caron for the duchesses
    Guerlain for the cocottes

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    Some scents appear the same in criminalistics chronicles as in hagiographies.

    Musk & Iris by the way
  26. Re: Luca Turin returning to reviews (remember that thread?)

    My pleasure! I think every other monday is party time for perfume´s lovers.

    That´s guts to say the truth! Notwithstanding the fancy name and so many millions expended in ads with the charming...
  27. Luca Turin returning to reviews (remember that thread?)

    http://arabia.style.com/beauty/beauty-guide/message-in-a-bottle-luca-turin-reviews-valentino-lancome-grossmith-reviews/
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    Re: Ormond Yayne

    This is a great scent. Truly a masterpiece. Also is not easy to find ¿only in UK? It´s very sexy with suave disposition to acomplish the great, the artistic.
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    Re: Fragrance to wear in your own funeral

    Beyond Paradise (if it is in the morning)
    A taste of Heaven (soir)
  30. Re: Article: L'Occitane announce new collection and new in-house perfumer

    Thé Vert & Bigarade is fresh and brisk for a great summer morning in high spirits. Very nice collection but suprisingly with aldehydic presence.
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    Re: Will Creed make me come off as a snob?

    At 19 you can be a little snob if you can learn from the experience.

    If you go to the beach, also try Virgin Island Waters.
  32. Re: Which perfume house uses the best/worst quality bottles in comparison to their price tag?

    Creed Aventus: Loose cap; bad sprayer; rugged paper instead of leather coat; tacky box; poor design of the flask; evident intention to impress.

    Ormonde Men: Cool design and box with magnetic...
  33. Re: Just lavender - Is there such a fragrance?

    Lavender from Caldey Island monks.

    Lavanda from L'Occitane
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    Re: Relax and calming scent for bed ?

    I 'd like to have Lavender from Caldey Island to halt insomnia.

    A good alternative is Guerlain's Eau de Cologne Imperiale, a large dose!
  35. Re: Summer Fragnence that fits my discription?

    Beyond Paradise Men!
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    Re: Best cologne for a 14 1/2 year old?

    Heed my words: Yatagan

    I don't know what would happen if teenagers, especially rock's lovers found out this fragance. It would be an event. This is cool and it is different from all you get...
  37. Re: A pina colada fragrance... anything like that exist?

    Virgin Island Water
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    Re: SOTD: Weds, Apr 3rd, 2013

    Yatagan
  39. Re: Looking for a pleasant and relaxed fragrance

    Relaxed?...Pleasant?...

    Beyond Paradise Men!

    Bonus: great for warmer weather, cool flask, five stars from Luca Turin, and a lot of reviews in con!
  40. Very nice slideshow!

    Very nice slideshow!
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    Re: YSL Pour Homme, a metrosexual fragance?

    The idea, ambiguosly developed is that his crimes were not factual, isn´t it?

    He would reviewed some fragances in an epic (and very funny) way, as he reviewed the song The Greatest Love of All!
  42. Re: How long does a bottle of cologne last you?

    Four months for 120 ml!

    I've changed my strategy, now I wear one single fragance non-stop, until it is through. This way I get acquainted with the fragrance's charms and aware of its nuances (as...
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    Re: YSL Pour Homme, a metrosexual fragance?

    Yes, really nice script. All the dialogues with the private detective are hilarious...

    Curiosly in other thread there is a mention about a recent article in march's GQ about fragances, and...
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    Re: YSL Pour Homme, a metrosexual fragance?

    LOL

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    Thank you for all your posts. From these, my conclusión is that that appearance was only an ad, because YSL Pour Homme totally misfit the Patrick Bateman's type (don´t...
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    YSL Pour Homme, a metrosexual fragance?

    Yesterday, I was watching, one more time, now in DVD, American Psycho and found out (I had plenty of things to do) that in the most famous scene when he is describing his grooming routine, in the...
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    Re: The Forum Has Changed in the last 5 years

    Basenotes is a very good site, forum included (maybe not as good as it used to be, I don't know) because of these:

    1.- Regular reviewers excel, but there are very few (Darvant, Drseid, Alfarom and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, March 21st, 2013

    PdN New York
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    Re: The Forum Has Changed in the last 5 years

    Thank you, you 've made feel so young!
  49. Re: Article: Being led by the nose - the etiquette of wearing perfume

    Thank you for your sound and empathic answer. You let me nodding & speechless!
  50. All this kind of guides seems to me only apts for...

    All this kind of guides seems to me only apts for newcomers fearful of being criticized and laughed at.

    It's not bad when people expresses themselves, in a not mute, small and shy way. There is...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 17, 2013

    Halston Z-14
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    Re: The Independent talks to Olivier Creed

    His total lack of sense of humor is the only thing that worries me (let the mountain sky station pull over aside). Also Turin answered in an acrid way.

    Regardless of all, Aventus has a very good...
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    Re: Guerlain: Derby

    Ok!
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    Re: Guerlain: Derby

    Thank you Shades!
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    Re: Favorite fragrance names

    L' enfant terrible

    Portrait of a Lady but much better POaL

    Green Irish Tweed

    Fracas

    Indian Hicks Island Living
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    Re: Guerlain: Derby

    My Derby is in the bee bottle. This is vintage, isn't it?
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, March 11th, 2013

    Yatagan
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, March 10, 2013

    Yatagan
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 22, 2013

    Yatagan!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

    plus one!
  61. Re: Azzaro PH (old formulation) vs Azzaro PH (new formulation)

    I found a vintage bottle of APH in an old wardrobe. This was from an a great person passed away in 1999. It's hard to wear a fragance that was intended for a much better person than you...

    But it...
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite lavender?

    Others: Azzaro pour Homme & Mouchoir de Monsieur
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 31, 2012

    As an oddity, once in a while we, humankind, need a good year. I think 2013 is the case: purposeful, meaningful and with mild weather.

    I wish you this my fellow basenoters!

    That´s why I´m...
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    Re: PdN New York

    It is important to merge this thread with Tiffany for Men&Pour Monsieur&New York, because pluran and mr. reasonable go deeper in the reformulation issue. NY is lovely but is no more what it used to...
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    Re: SOTD: Thurday, December 27th, 2012

    The simply delicious

    EAU DE COLOGNE IMPERIALE
  66. Re: How many of your frags will you definitely purchase again?

    RGPH every time but only if I come upon a brand new tin can.
    Bel ami, new or vintage
    Habit rouge
    Derby vintage (bee bottle)
    Timbuktu



    Perchance GIT
  67. Poll: Re: Tiffany for Men/ Chanel Pour Monsieur/New York

    Thank You mr. reasonable, I enjoyed your comments. I will get the little book in order to not fall again in make-believe... (at least not to jump so easy to conclusions in this ifra world, safer but...
  68. Poll: Re: Tiffany for Men/ Chanel Pour Monsieur/New York

    I didn´t buy the little guide because I thought it was a shame not to update de guide. Then, never figured NY was not in its best shape! But already is, IMO, vibrant, full of glow, and a real...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 24, 2012

    Waiting for Chistmas Eve, then, longing...
    Listening Sheila Jordan...
    Wishing you all the best!


    I need to uncork the best of my wardrobe



    Derby
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 17th of December 2012

    Tough to tame

    Yatagan
  71. Poll: Re: Tiffany for Men/ Chanel Pour Monsieur/New York

    Thank you to you all!

    It´s clear that the three are indispensables. But Tiffany for Men is a jewel. Oddly, there is no review of it at LT & TS Guide!
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    Re: PdN New York

    Lovely family!

    I bought last November a 100 ml flask at the Rue de Richelieu boutique and I`m very happy. But in frag´s cosmology always you can reach an upper heaven!

    Please open soon your...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 16th, 2012

    The fab

    QUORUM
  74. Poll: Tiffany for Men/ Chanel Pour Monsieur/New York

    Yesterday I was at one of the ubiquitous Tiffany´s stores and filled my wrist with the Jacques Polge´s TfM. Three things came to my mind, after reading the reviews and old threads about this...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 15th of December 2012

    Three days in a row, each day improving the experiencie of the previous!

    Ormonde Man
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    Take your time! Ormonde Men is a very good...

    Take your time!

    Ormonde Men is a very good option, from my bachelor point of view...

    For her, Iris Nobile, or

    Both in Bandit or both Diorella...
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    India Hicks Island Living

    C&E is a very fancy brand. Ubiquitous and always alluring...

    Why on earth nobody talks about India Hicks Island Living?

    The name is awesome, the juice is in the unisex vibe: full of tenderness...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 6th of December 2012

    The sublime...

    PdN, New York
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, December 6th, 2012

    The sublime...

    PdN, New York
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, november 28th, 2012

    The sublime

    PdN, New York
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 27th of November

    The sublime,

    PdN New York

    since morning!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 26th of November

    OJ, Ormonde Man
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, November 24th, 2012

    I need something to raise my mood...

    The sublime

    PdN New York
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    Re: What "womens" frags work great for men

    Diorella & Bandit!


    Also Cuir de Russie, with not tamed hesitation and Sycomore not doubt at all.
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    Good stainers

    It`s funny but there are frags that really stain.

    For example, I'm enjoying PdN, New York, which I bought in Paris a couple of weeks before. The other day I indulged my neck with this, I could...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, Nov 20th, 2012

    The sublime and stainer

    PdN, New York
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    Re: Your favourite 1980's fragrance?

    NEW YORK
    GIT
    DERBY
    YATAGAN,... What a foursome!
  88. Re: Looking for a VERY strong colonge that lasts with projection price range 40-100bucks

    Quorum

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    Quorum
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 11th of November

    The sublime

    PdN New York
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    Re: SOTD: Friday 9th of November

    The sublime

    PdN New York
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    Poll: Re: Shopping in Paris

    I am back in home. I enjoyed so much.

    This is the summing up:

    I received, as a gift from my mother, a 50 ml flask of Ormonde Man. Exquisite and fancy.
    I bought a 100 ml flask of PdN, NY in...
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    Re: YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    +1 I'm eager to browse the now vintage RG PH in old downtown's perfumerys, because I grow accostumed to that crispy, barbershop feeling, which I will long forever... (I poured so much cream in my...
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    Re: YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    Yes It is. I didn't know it. But this tin can is iconic (for example, LT made a remark about it) and if the juice is not the same, we are talking about a new collector's gem. I will invest in this...
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    Chamade pour homme

    I visited a Guerlain's counter, in Paris, and Chamade pour Homme got my attention. Should I open my wallet?
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    Re: YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    I didn't know it! Who on earth would think this as an improvement... My current flask (I bought it in an old downtown perfumery, is now a vintage one)

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    But that's a...
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    YSL RGPH no more in black & brown can

    I am in Paris. Visit the Galleries Lafayette YSL's counter and to my desmay I found out that the Rive Gauche PH is no longer in the superbly cool can, twin but in color with the female's blue flask....
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    Re: 80's Powerhouse Male Fragrances

    Please, don´t forget the sublime Lauder for Men:coolold:
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    Re: My favourite fragrance bottle

    Beyond Paradise Men & Rive Gauche pour Homme
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    Re: Some good Cheap fragrances..!!

    Great cheapies: Quorom, Beyond Paradise Men, Lauder for Men, Halston Z-14,Rive Gauche pour Homme,Yatagan, Tabac Original (EDT was disapointing, but I will try EDC)
  100. Re: Azzaro Pour Homme flankers...any good?

    ¿Do you know how old is the ad you posted? I think is a vintage one because the current flask is different and also the juice. There is no more the brand Loris Azzaro, I presume. The one posted is...
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