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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Thanks, N.CAL!
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    Re: Is Cedrat Boise a safe blind buy?

    Cedrat Boise for some reason is also more feminine to my nose. Maybe it’s the water jasmine or the swetnesss, but it veers more feminine in the dry down.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Bond No. 9 SOPFH(3.3 ounce), Memo IL(2.5 ounce), Amouage HM(3.4 ounce):
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    Re: Cedrat Boise - Your take on performance

    The retail guy told me that this one was weaker(or so he thought) when I bought a bottle of this in December of 2017, but for me it lasted and lasted. Good performance in my opinion.
  5. Re: Best fragrances for parfum named after actresses, actors, singers, etc?

    Stash by Sarah Jessica Parker
  6. Re: Mugler Cologne: any similar fragrance with better longevity?

    Hmmmm....Possibly Creed OV? Lol.
  7. Thread: Iris Question

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    Re: Iris Question

    Apologies for digressing here but they actually have this in a 50ml bottle? I was under the impression one could only buy this in the big ass 100ml bottle. (LuckyScent)... That 50ml is the perfect...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    The velvety texture of Dior Homme.
  9. Thread: Iris Question

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    Re: Iris Question

    My girlfriend at the time who is now my wife got me hooked on this wonderful note(iris) with a slightly gourmand perfume she occasionally wore at the time called Le Femme Bleue by Giorgio Armani. You...
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    Re: MFK next (freshy) purchase

    Interesting snippet of information: MFK’s AUForte was supposed to be Armani’s Aqua di Gio but Armani passed on it.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YknHFgXum7A
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    How do you like this edp version of Sycomore compared to the edt, if I may ask? Nice trio here!!!
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    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    1. Love & Luck for Men because it resembles Creed MI.
    2. Davidoff’s Cool Water for Men.
    3. Curve for Men.
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    Re: Compliments...is it a cultural thing?

    This is true in that I asked a man in the Dubai Mall what it was that he was wearing for him to tell me it was Memo Irish Leather when in fact it was Memo Italian Leather. I was wondering why my...
  14. Re: Is Tom Ford Grey Vetiver EdT REALLY discontinued?

    The edt’s don’t seem to be at duty frees anymore. It’s a shame.
  15. Re: Rank the best Maison Francis Kurkdjian fragrances

    BR 540(edp), AUForte(edp), AU(edp).
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    Re: 'Tom Ford made it custom for me'

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: 'Tom Ford made it custom for me'

    The lighting is too shoddy in that scene where N.CAL walks in and makes out with that Asian girl, eh? :-)
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    Re: Clive Christian no.1 VS Amouage Gold

    CC #1 is a cacophony of notes which just don’t gel in my opinion to anything pleasant. Hence, Gold by default.
  19. Re: Sampling suggestions from Amouage, CdG, other niche houses

    Also, based on your description of what you like, you’d love Katana by Atelier Flou. Think Epic Man but drier.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Some more samples so I can take my time with them and evaluate them at my pace:
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Thanks N.CAL. The hunt for the perfect gardenia for my mother. This gardenia flower is still an impossibly difficult one to replicate with today’s technology. Go figure.
  22. Thread: Booze

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    Re: Booze

    The opening of Penhaligon’s Juniper Sling.
  23. Re: Sampling suggestions from Amouage, CdG, other niche houses

    Definitely Memoir Man if you like green scents.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Pink Gardenia and Gardenia Essence samples from DSH Perfumes:
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    Re: Fragrance That Turned You Stalker

    Most beautiful waft of perfume was from a sorority girl during my college days as she had it sprayed into her hair, she was running ahead of me into a film lecture with Dr. Todd Boyd. Culprit was...
  26. Re: Sampling suggestions from Amouage, CdG, other niche houses

    Id stay away from both Journey Man and Interlude man if you are not into sweet, semi-sweet fragrances.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    I’m about to get the gardenia one from DSH as a present to my mother as these flowers remind her of her youth. I’m just wondering: How is this company compared to the other niche/artisanal houses you...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    The iris note in Serge Luten’s Iris Silver Mist.
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    Re: Best Sleep-Inducing Fragrances For Bedtime?

    This might be a bit unorthodox but why not light a candle on your side of the bed? Diptyque’s Feu de Bois smells like a burning fireplace, very relaxing. On topic: Gucci Pour Homme 2 for its tea note...
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    Re: Worst perfume ads of all time?

    I’ve yet to see a good perfume ad. :lolk:
  31. Re: Your current favorite warm comforting fragrances?

    Coromandel(etd) in the winter for its white chocolate accord and Gucci Pour Homme 2 for its tea and cinnamon. Oh, and also Armani Prive’s Myrrhe Imperiale for its ambery balsamic qualities.
  32. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I think it was called The Gardens of India: nice jasmine/tuberose for the SO.
  33. Re: Which cologne best epitomizes the phrase....

    Aventus for sure!
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    Re: Your favorite fresh scent

    Tom Ford Neroli Portofino.
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    Re: Help a very ancient member re. Amouage :)

    You’ll love Interlude Man if you are into smokey fragrances with a slight tinge of sweetness. Nice fragrance. Strong!
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    Re: Thoughts on Straight to Heaven?

    A pleasant patchouli which even non-patch lovers could love due to the many notes in this one which surround it. Doesn’t come off as a patchouli fragrance in a way.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    EDP, N.CAL. :dankk2:
  38. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tom Ford Tuscan Leaher Intense: leather note turns a bit skanky and too animalic unlike Tucsn Leather which had a semi-sweet leather accord to it due to the raspberry note. No sweetness in TL...
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

    Thanks, Hednic! :thumbsup:
  40. Re: Scents that are a dumb reach (whatever that means)

    Creed Green Irish Tweed
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    Re: Today I bought June 2019

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    Re: In 2019, I expect to finish...

    I think I will finish my 30ml bottle of Vetiverissimo by FZOTIC.
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    Re: Fetish alternative

    +2-It dues have a cumin note to it from my memory, so you might want to try it out first if you do not like cumin.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2019

    This is a nice bottle right here, Hednic. Thumbs up!
  45. Re: Have you ever had a certain cologne have a different scent according to how much you used?

    Certain notes are bound to be more palpable to the nose when one goes heavy with the trigger(aldehydes, possibly?), whereas I would imagine certain other notes would be less pronounced when applying...
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    Re: Vetiver Extraordinaire alternative?

    +2-I see VE as more earthy and green whereas EN is fairly dark. Think along the lines of Chanel’s Sycomore(edt).
  47. Re: Why don't more cologne companies ignore the restrictions on oakmoss?

    A certain BN did post a picture of a fragrance with oakmoss actually listed in the list of ingredients. Think it was around 2016.
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    Re: Spicebomb vs Valentino

    Spicebomb for the cinnamon note. Dior Homme Intense was better than the Valentino in my opinion.
  49. Re: How long will it take before we can expect a complete new CHANEL mens fragrance?

    In lieu of the fact BdC was released in 2010, this cycle is running pretty slow in my opinion.
  50. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Thanks for reporting back on what this actually smells like(impending).
  51. Re: Has anyone here named their son after Aventus yet?

    Hahahahaha. Aventus the 2nd. Lol. Too funny!
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    Re: Home Fragrance Products - Today, I Finished...

    In 2017 and 2018, finished the following candles:
    1. Frederic Malle Cafe Society.
    2. Frederic Malle Russian Nights.
    3. Frederic Malle Notre Dame.
    4. Frederic Malle Jurassic Flower.
    5. Diptyque...
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    Re: Overspray mistakes you've made!

    Have to remember Black Aoud is that strong. Hahahahaha. Noodles tasted like rose. Lol
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    Re: Best cheap fragrances (age group 18-24)

    1. Mugler Cologne( daily driver)
    2. Nautica Voyage(daytime outdoors).
    3. Burberry London( daily and evening wear).
    4. V&R’s Spicebomb( night out).
    5. Versace Eros( night out).
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    Re: A different kind of "Top 5" (maybe?)

    1. Guerlain Vetiver: daily scent for SotD on weekdays.
    2. Guerlain Habit Rouge Dresscode: to fill in the fall/winter fragrance spot for an evening oriental spicy(though I am not sure HR DC fits...
  56. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    Now that the notes are out, I think most true fragrance enthusiasts will probably turn it down as it seems like a typical 2019 conservative “Freshie.” I had a feeling it would be either violet leaf...
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    Re: Overspray mistakes you've made!

    Millesime Imperial needs to be oversprayed in my opinion, but Aventus does not. I did too much Aventus on a few occasions due to olfactory fatigue.
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    Re: Resolutions 2019

    Post-January(when time allows): delve into the House of Guerlain, finally. Reason being: I avoided this House for the longest time.
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    Re: Looking for summer night out scent

    ADG Profumo
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    Re: Milliseme Imperial Vs Silver Mountain Water

    There were a few batches of SMW back in 2014 which smelled strongly of the black currant accord. It was beautiful. 14L01 I believe it was.
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    Re: Today I bought December 2018

    Didn’t you already have this one? I recollect you having most of these. Nice buy!
  62. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    +1-I am predicting a citrus top with a possible violet leaf note in it. In my eyes, it is an Albert Morillas fragrance. Let’s wait and see how the reports are as they should be coming in soon.
  63. Re: New fragrance: Something different from my collection?

    +1-This!
  64. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    21 sprays of Creed’s Millesime Imperial for the evening now.
  65. Re: What are your plans for New Year's Eve, and what fragrance will you wear?

    Mi by Creed bc it is bubbly like champagne. Lol.
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  66. Re: What are your plans for New Year's Eve, and what fragrance will you wear?

    +1-Sleep sounds good. Unfortunately, it’s a loved one’s Birthday so it ain’t going to happen.
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    Re: funniest fragrance names

    Introvert, the fragrance for introverts. Lol.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pKZLTImD6O4
  68. Re: If You Had to Have A Signature Scent, What Would It Be?

    Aventus
  69. Re: did you ever suddenly lose interest in fragrances when you got sick?

    It’s your hobby so it’s your rules. It is perfectly natural and might be good as people have a tendency of buying way too much at the onset of this hobby. Get better, man!
  70. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    +1-This is why I want to know what the notes are. A fragrance is a fragrance IMO.
  71. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    18 sprays of Creed’s MI
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    Re: How to appreciate perfumes you actually hate?

    +1-My sentiments exactly.
  73. Re: are there notes you find smell "cheap" or "synthetic"?

    That ambroxan-type note in Dior’s Sauvage which is overly done in YSL’s Y for Men(edt).
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    Re: would you wear Chanel no.5?

    Just a note, Francolino. I have never smelled Chanel No 5 on no dude in Rome, Italy. Never. It just might “shake the establishment.” My vote? No.
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    Re: Parfums de Marley's best?

    PDM stands out with Creed fragrances in that they successfully managed to tap into the niche market, but with “designer appeal.” Almost every fragrance reminds me of something I have smelled before...
  76. Re: Dreaming of of the beach, recommend me something!

    Tom Ford’s Mandarino di Amalfi.
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    Re: Milliseme Imperial Vs Silver Mountain Water

    Definitely MI
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    Re: The next DNA for 2019

    Based upon personal, as well as the observation of others as to what one is smellIing on the streets, it looks like ambroxan is going to be around for at least another year. Don’t these trends take a...
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    Re: How much % naturals are Creed ?

    Creed gets bashed on here yet it is a BN favorite. I think the jokes probably have to do with the fact that Creed’s marketing campaign is so far from the truth. Aka: Napoleon, etc. They actually sell...
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    Re: Today I bought December 2018

    Thanks, BH. There isn’t much information on this one and vetiver is a note I love, so I had to ask. Enjoy these, man!
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    Re: Today I bought December 2018

    [QUOTE=Bangkok Hound;4515822]Last purchases of 2018 (maybe) : Bortnikoff's Vetiver Nocturne and Pryn Parfum's Ayothaya & Morah
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    Re: Amouage Imitation Man Vs Reflection Man

    Reflection Man.
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Attractive female Brunette and her female friend asked to sit by us at a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s, “Pulp Fiction.” She had Tom Ford’s Tobacco Vanille sprayed lightly in her hair.
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    Re: anyone know much about Nasamatto house?

    +1-Tried Duro a very long time ago but do not really remember it. This house makes good fragrances for evening wear in my opinion. Silver Musk is also a good daily wear, but was redundant to me.
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    Re: Your Top 5 Tom Ford Fragrances ?

    1. Grey Vetiver(edt)
    2. Italian Cypress: better version of the original Polo.
    3. Tuscan Leather
    4. Tobacco Vanille
    5. Neroli Portofino
  86. Re: What Fragrances Did You Gift Someone For Christmas This Year?

    Lost Cherry to the wife for date nights.
  87. Re: Best Sample/Discovery Sets on the market right now

    +1-This. And MFK.
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    Re: Today I bought December 2018

    Thanks, N.Cal. Thumbs up!
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    Re: Today I bought December 2018

    Cc7rr:
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    Re: A cheaper alternative to Patchouli Absolu?

    It is difficult to find a more inexpensive version of this one, unfortunately. Tom Ford knew what he was doing.
  91. Re: unexpected(?): Jeremy wants his "army" to pay the production costs

    But.....Anyone buy it? What are the notes? Heard he will clear $1million US dollars, easily. Looks like the boy is a millionaire to boot now.
  92. Re: Do you care how a fragrance is advertised and promoted?

    +1-This. Very minimal to no advertising for niche scents(except advertising from the actual fragrance community here). Also, advertising allegedly works on a subliminal level so no one could...
  93. Re: Whatever happened to the Hai Karate's and Jade East's of the cologne world?

    Hahahaha. Did this stuff really smell anything like Axe?
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    Re: The Official Amouage Fragrance Thread

    The non-magnetic cap version of Dia Man is beautiful. It goes through various stages. Colin M. wrote an excellent review of it back in the days.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 20th December, 2018

    SotD: PDM Habdan
    SotE: PDM Oajan
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    Re: Article: State of the Fragrance Industry

    I would have thought this as well until I met my Brazilian buddy in Switzerland back in 2014. I was wondering, “Who is the woman?” The country has a muliti-billion dollar beauty industry which I...
  97. Poll: Re: Which Roja Parfums release from the Pour Homme line is your favorite?

    Okay, I stand corrected, BH. But....Just the thought of wearing something sweet or borderline gourmandish in temps above 35 C? And with humidity to boot? I would imagine it would be tantamount to a...
  98. Re: what exact perfume notes you associate with "sexy"?

    +1-This! Ever since I started this hobby I tell myself I will be good whenever I smell vanilla, but for some reason “the nasty deed” is always done whenever I smell Creed’s Sublime Vanille on the...
  99. Re: Why in the bloody hell is YSL- Y getting praise ?

    It is very one-dimensional and plain, but it gets the job done as the fairer sex(not fumeheads) love this one. That is probably the answer. I tried it and all the ambroxan in it gave me a headache....
  100. Re: What do you think of Chanel Allure Homme Sport COLOGNE?

    It is a pleasant citrus scent, but never bought it because it seemed like a redundant purchase in comparison to the other citruses I already own.
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