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    Re: Dating Frederic Malle's?

    I have some 2ml carded spray samples with both FAB (manufacturing) and EXP (expiration) dates on the card, but I also have a 3,5ml spray in a mini box (like in the pics by the original poster) of...
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    Re: Tom Ford Fragrances

    Sahara Noir, Champaca Absolute, Fleur de Chine – Rodrigo Flores-Roux
    Lavender Palm, London, Oud Fleur, Plum Japonais, Urban Musk – Yann Vasnier
    Shanghai Lily – Shyamala & Antoine Maisondieu
    Noir,...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Atelier Cologne Ambre Nue

    I think you're confused with the brand names: Aftelier is Mandy Aftel's natural fragrance brand. Atelier Cologne is a completely different brand, not really natural. "Ambre Nue" is by Atelier...
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    Re: Six Scents Series

    I don't have a clear memory of the first series, but as a whole it left an impression of a collection of sketches, and nothing stood out for me.

    The second and third series' I find to be much...
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    Re: I think Dior Homme has changed ...

    Hey AirBureau, could you please post the ingredient list (order) of your original bottle here? Or send me a message.
  6. Thread: Annick Goutal

    by Mikael
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    Re: Annick Goutal

    Yes :) like I said before:



    This thread made me go look for my samples of Mandragore today, and I think I'm gonna need a bottle or at least a decant of the edt for next summer... A great...
  7. Thread: Annick Goutal

    by Mikael
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    Re: Annick Goutal

    Yes but these are two different perfumes:

    - Mandragore, available in edt (both bottles) and edp (female bottles)
    - Mandragore Pourpre, available only in edt (both bottles)

    Even though...
  8. Thread: Annick Goutal

    by Mikael
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    Re: Annick Goutal

    Not that it matters much, but where? And do you have first-hand experience or do you base this on pictures on websites? For example, Luckyscent has a picture of the two different bottles on their...
  9. Thread: Annick Goutal

    by Mikael
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    Re: Annick Goutal

    No. For example the female-marketed (fluted) bottle of Mandragore edt has exactly the same juice as the male-marketed (square) bottle of Mandragore edt. Mandragore edp, however, is available only in...
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    Re: "You smell like chapstick!"

    It's Tea for Two!
  11. Sounds fantastic, can't wait to try it!

    Sounds fantastic, can't wait to try it!
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    Re: Vanille Galante, my review

    I’ve tried this a bit for a couple of days. People hoping for Spiritueuse Double Vanille/ Tobacco Vanille/ Un Bois Vanille/ Vanille Absolu/ Tihota etc kind of vanilla will be very disappointed. I...
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    Re: Rose Chyprée by Andy Tauer

    About Gabriel: I don't know anything about Andy releasing it but he has written about it a couple of times.

    http://tauerperfumes.com/blog/?s=gabriel
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    Re: Searching for a warm vanillic scent

    If you had been longer on Basenotes, you probably would have realized that people here can have very different views on what is a "warm vanilla". I personally learned this from threads that were...
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    Re: How to approach the Le Labo line

    Vanille 44: I don’t have first-hand experience about working on a vanilla plantation etc but to me Vanille 44 doesn’t smell much like a cured vanilla pod. It doesn’t have that bitter and bark-like...
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    Re: Poivre Samarcande - Alternate Suggestions?

    I personally haven’t found a cheaper alternative to PS. I’m sure Romeo Gigli Man will be suggested by some. I found out about it while on a similar quest as Hoos.

    I hated it. To me it smelled...
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    Re: Apres La Mousson-Calone Nightmare or Nice?

    Mikeperez, the ingredient list looks like it has been written according to EU requirements, separately listing certain fragrance components like Limonene and Linalool that are more likely to cause...
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    Re: Francis Kurkdjian's big bag of tricks..

    Annick Menardo created Bois d'Armenie, which is based on the smell of the traditional Papier d'Armenie, and Kurkdjian composed a new scent for the actual Papier in 2006.
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    Re: Spiritueuse Double Vanille - Guerlain

    I just successfully ordered a back-up bottle from the Champs-Elysées boutique, so apparently there's still some available...
  20. Re: Burr: Raw Materials and how they smell ~ deleted scenes from The Perfect Scent

    Mure et Musc is about blackberry. Blackberry and blackcurrant are two different things.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackberry

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackcurrant

    I'm sure...
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    Re: The new Incense Extreme by Tauer

    Mikeperez, Andy says that 25% of the sum of all _fragrant_ materials in Incense extrême is Boswellia serrata CO2 extract. The sample's card says that there's 80% alcohol in IE, so that'd make 20%...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 19 Dec 07

    Thierry Mugler - Cologne
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 18 Dec 07

    L'Artisan - Timbuktu
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17 December

    Hermes - Hermessence Ambre Narguile
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 16 December 2007

    Guerlain - Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: SotD - Friday 14 Dec 07

    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 13 Dec 07

    Montale - Vanille Absolu
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 12 December 2007

    Comme des Garcons - Kyoto
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 11 December 2007

    Thierry Mugler - A*Men
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    Re: SotD - Monday 10 December 2007

    L'Artisan - Vanilia
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    Re: SotD - Sunday December 9th

    L'Artisan - Tea for Two
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 08 Dec 07

    Parfumerie Generale - Harmatan Noir
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    Re: SotD - Friday 07 Dec 07

    L'Artisan - L'eau du Navigateur (SOTD), Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Woman (SOTE)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 06 Dec 07

    Guerlain - Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 5 Dec 07

    Micallef - Note Vanillee
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    Re: SotD - Monday 03 Dec 07

    Bvlgari - Au The Rouge
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 29 Nov 07

    Bois 1920 - Sushi Imperiale
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 27 Nov 07

    LesNez - L'Antimatière
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    Re: Sotd - Monday 26 Nov 07

    Christian Dior - Dior Homme Intense
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 25 November 2007

    Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man
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    Re: SotD - Friday 23 Nov 07

    Hermes - Hermessence Ambre Narguile
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd of November 2007

    Hermes - Hermessence Osmanthe Yunnan
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 21 Nov 07

    Christian Dior - Eau Noire
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20th November 2007

    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes
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    Re: SotD - Monday 19 Nov 07

    Ava Luxe - Royal Vanilla
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18 Nov 2007

    Parfum d'Empire - Cuir Ottoman
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 17 Nov 07

    L'Artisan - Navegar
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    Re: all purpose "anytime" fragrances - your top 2

    Divine l'Homme de Coeur and Bvlgari Au The Rouge
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    Re: SotD - Friday 16 Nov 07 (Friday)

    Parfum d''Empire - Ambre Russe + Hermes - Hermessence Ambre Narguile
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 15 Nov 07

    L'Artisan - Vanilia
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 14 Nov 07

    Ormonde Jayne - Orris Noir
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 13 Nov 07

    Parfums de Nicolai - Vanille-Tonka
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    Re: SOTD - Monday 12 Nov 2007

    biehl. parfumkunstwerke - mb03 (mark buxton)
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 11 Nov 07

    Guerlain - Bois d'Armenie
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 10 Nov 2007

    Thierry Mugler - A*Men
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    Re: SotD - Friday 9 Nov 2007

    Guerlain - Spiritueuse Double Vanille
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday Nov.8 2007

    Bvlgari - Au The Rouge
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    Re: Vanilla fragrances

    I'm with Stuffman regarding Pi. I remember a time on Basenotes when it seemed to be talked about and praised all the time, as the best vanilla fragrance. Finally sampling it I ended up very...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 7 Nov 07

    Parfumerie Generale - Cuir d'Iris
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Spotted (and spritzed ;)) today in Helsinki, which would suggest an EU-wide release.

    Quick impression is that the base is heavier and a bit woodier in this, and overall it's a little less powdery...
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    Re: SotD - Monday 5 Nov 07

    L'Artisan - Tea for Two
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday 4 November

    Hermes - Hermessence Paprika Brasil
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    Re: First in Fragrance / Aus liebe zum duft...

    I've ordered from them 8 times over the last 2 years, mostly samples. Never had any problems with them.
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 3 Nov 07

    Montale - Vanille Absolu
  65. Re: Indult - Tihota $225 Vanilla Fragrance at Luckyscent

    ^ Haha, here's hoping! ;)
  66. Re: Indult - Tihota $225 Vanilla Fragrance at Luckyscent

    Tihota is soooo not worth the price tag. I was excited after reading the descriptions on some blogs describing it as a DARK vanilla etc. Got a sample and... hah! Veeeery basic little bit musky...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 2 Nov 07

    Ormonde Jayne - mainly Ormonde Woman (plus a bit of Ormonde Man for comparison :) )
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st of November

    Hermes - Hermessence Osmanthe Yunnan
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 31 Oct 07

    Hermes - Hermessence Vetiver Tonka
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    Re: SotD - Monday 29 Oct 07

    Parfumerie Generale - Jardins de Kerylos
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    Re: Skin Deep and mens fragrances rated

    Of course there are things that should be used with care and restriction, to keep their use safe. But Skindeep is not any official regulator or anything, just a group of alarmists (at least at the...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 26 October

    Divine - L'Homme de Cœur
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    Re: Skin Deep and mens fragrances rated

    Skindeep is an alarmist site.

    After a quick glance it becomes obvious that the "safest" fragrances according to Skindeep are the ones with just essential oils. This is ridiculous because essential...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 25 Oct 07

    Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man
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    Re: What perfume personality are you?

    Smile here too :)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24th October 2007

    L'Artisan - L'Eau du Navigateur
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    Re: Sotd Tuesday 23rd October 2007

    Frederic Malle - Musc Ravageur
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    Re: Sotd Monday 22 October 2007

    Hermes - Ambre Narguile
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    Re: SotD Friday 12 October

    Ormonde Jayne - Ormonde Man
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 11 Oct 07

    Parfum d'Empire - Osmanthus Interdite
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 2 Oct 07

    M. Micallef - Red Sea
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    Re: SotD - Monday 01 Oct. 07

    Dior - Eau Noire
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 29 Sept 07

    LesNez - L'Antimatière
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    Re: LesNez - The Unicorn Spell

    Hey EauxM, that's wonderful news :)

    And great to get a reminder of these fragrances, I still have about half of my samples left!

    When I originally got the samples, I absolutely loathed the...
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    Re: SotD - Friday 28 Sept 07

    L'Artisan - Navegar (+ sample wrists and arms :D PG Cadjmere, PG L'Oiseau de Nuit and Terre d'Hermes)
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27 Sept. 07

    Jalaine - Amber
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    Re: Diesel Fuel for Life!

    I spritzed my arm with this a couple of hours ago on my lunch break and I'm feeling... a bit blah. My first (and still the strongest) impression was that this is the smell I notice when I walk past...
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    Re: Fleur du Male - Jean Paul Gaultier

    I find Le Male to be somewhat interesting composition with it’s super-strong and sweet sillage, the problem is that it’s still quite popular around here and seems to be the favourite of chronic...
  89. Re: Thierry Mugler A*Men Summer Flash becomes Ice*Men

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooo...!!!

    I was so looking forward to a new Thierry Mugler men's fragrance and now it's going to be just the summer flash that I hated :(

    Bummer.
  90. Re: StrawberryNet isn't shipping worldwide anymore!

    That's under the customer service part concerning shipping in general, but what RCavs meant was this notice that you get when you click for example the *cologne&men's fragrances* tab:

    "Important...
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    Re: Finaly tried Gaultier 2

    Fruity?!? Well, if your nose says so then it says so.

    But, I’d like to ask if you’ve smelled the kernel oil of passionfruit? It doesn’t really smell that fruity. Same like apricot kernel oil...
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    Re: Finaly tried Gaultier 2

    I totally recommend the massage oil from the G2 -line. It manages to skip most of the initial sharpness I get from the edp. Not to mention that it's a cheaper way to try it and you're afraid of some...
  93. Thread: LesNez Samples

    by Mikael
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Yay, just received the samples. Mine arrived completely fine and without any leakage. Impressions later...
  94. Thread: LesNez Samples

    by Mikael
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    PigeonM, I haven't received them yet either :( Somewhat comforting to know that I'm not the only one in Finland who hasn't got them.

    Maybe there's still hope that one day the actually arrive......
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    Re: Give me a scent for this following picture :

    Well put :) This is exactly what I meant with the "personality", not precisely identical scent-notes.
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    Re: Give me a scent for this following picture :

    Funny, I was just the other day talking with my friend about how I strongly associate Voleur de Roses with red wine...

    That would have been my choice as well, for the red wine, but not for the...
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    Re: Masculine Vanilla Frags

    I haven't tried all of the fragrances named in this thread, but for me the problem with many of the scents described as having vanilla in them is that for my nose they are not really vanilla'y,...
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    Re: Why do we use fragrance?

    iMaverick, try to think how you’d feel if you were that one person who is super-sensitive to fragrances. Yes, it may be only one person at the workplace, but it’s most likely not like he/she could...
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    Re: All this Gaultier2 talk is making me sick...

    It is true that this scent is a very simple one – as the notes already indicate. I happen to like those notes an when they are put together this way without other disturbing notes.... yummy for me!
    ...
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