Search:

Type: Posts; User: Nosey49; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. [USA] Huge Swap List - Creed, L' Artisan, Frapin, Atelier, L'Occitane Sonoma Scent Studio, more

    See the list of what I have to swap below. I'm looking for the following:

    Phi Une Rose du Kandahar
    Bois Satin
    Enchanted Forest
    Fusion Sacree pour Lui
    Puredistance M
    L'Ombre fauve
    Baume du...
  2. US Sale: Frapin, L'Occitane, Creed, Atelier, L' Artisan, SSS and more!

    I need to find good homes for these fragrances. All are at least 90% full and most have boxes.

    Creed Millesime Imperiale 200ml - $100
    L'Artisan Traversee du Bosphore 100ml - $115
    Frapin 1697...
  3. Replies
    6,133
    Views
    793,822

    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    How verified? Laboratory testing or human perception?

    Why is Creed the only company I see criticized on this forum for batch variations?

    Has to be more to the story...
  4. Replies
    6,133
    Views
    793,822

    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    What are the variables in determining the smell of different batch numbers?

    A person's nose - no two of us smell things exactly the same way.
    A person's skin - our skin reacts to fragrance in...
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    685

    Re: Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    So, are we to conclude from the responses to the question that older Creeds don't have the batch number on the bottle and the newer ones do? Side by side comparisons of my bottles sans batch numbers...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    685

    Creed - Batch numbers on bottles?

    I'm in an interesting conversation with another fragrance connoisseur. I have purchased numerous bottles of Creed and currently have three in my collection. Nothing I have now or have ever bought has...
  7. Thread: Best bond no 9

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    41
    Views
    1,572

    Re: Best bond no 9

    I've tried them all and like many of them - BUT - none are worth the price. I'll pay what it takes, but Bond just doesn't rise to that level.
  8. Replies
    232
    Views
    17,672

    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    With all due respect, according to other threads about Creed, they didn't do fragrance until around 1975 so how can this even be a controversy?

    :huh:
  9. Replies
    232
    Views
    17,672

    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Excuse me - but - wasn't the name of Hitler's party the National Socialist? Are socialists "right wing?"
  10. Replies
    232
    Views
    17,672

    Re: The dark history of CREED Royal Mayfair

    Someone please share with us what this fragrance, Royal Mayfair, has done wrong. What is it actually guilty of?
  11. Replies
    19
    Views
    867

    Re: Got a sweet tooth

    New Haarlem is a clone of Michael Jordan Legend only the Bond is VERY much more expensive.

    As someone else has stated, Killian makes very sweet fragrances. I like sweet, but his Sweet Redemption...
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    421

    Re: Tauer vanilla flash

    Agree that it's totally different. VF is more of a spicy vanilla. It is cheap however and is nice.
  13. Replies
    43
    Views
    2,534

    Re: Performing musicians of Basenotes

    I played "back in the day" - 60's and 70's and wearing fragrance was a waste of time. You and your equipment all smelled of cigarette smoke. Nothing could penetrate that.
  14. Re: Is it just me, or has ADG got a 'rotten egg' type note in it? Anyone else smell it?

    I get a foul smell from the basenotes of many Creeds.
  15. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,144

    Re: What have we become?

    The only reason I get tired of fragrances I have is that I keep finding fragrances that are BETTER. I could care less whether designer or niche.
  16. Thread: Ambergris?

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    9
    Views
    660

    Re: Ambergris?

    Maybe a whale ate a squid then pooped it before full digestion was complete.
  17. Re: Men/women with scent knowledge, please lend a little help!

    Cedar Atlas by Atelier Cologne is...well...CEDAR.
  18. Re: How many do you currently own from this list? Include samples as well!

    Seven
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    739

    Re: The Perfume House

    Don't know about specials. Was trying to buy some Tauer PHI Rose du Kandahar and they seem to be the only shop that has any right now.
  20. Re: Wanted: Coromandel, Rose De Kandahar, Enchanged Forest, Fusion Sacree, L'Ombre Fauve

    bump - de- bump.
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    739

    The Perfume House

    Anyone bought something from The Perfume House? Are they legit?

    Thanks.
  22. Thread: Joop homme

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    22
    Views
    1,031

    Re: Joop homme

    Sorry - I wasn't addressing my comments to you but people in general. There are always exceptions.
  23. Poll: Re: Jubilation 25 vs. Chergui and Terre D Hermes parfume poll

    don't care for Terre but Chergui is one of the best fragrances ever concocted. The more I wear it, the more I like it.
  24. Thread: Joop homme

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    22
    Views
    1,031

    Re: Joop homme

    Had you visited a site like Basenotes in the early 90's Joop Homme would be all the rage. Guess what - for the most part, it's still the same fragrance it was back then. So, the disdain it gets here...
  25. Replies
    20
    Views
    870

    Re: Which one among these Ambers?

    Amber Absolute absolutely. Amber is my favorite note so I've tried most. Ambre Sultan on me has skanky basenotes. AA is very linear and keeps that magnificent amber note throughout.

    Another you...
  26. Re: Which fragrance would you wear for this interview?

    Regardless of what you wear, ask yourself this question, "What if the person I'm interviewing with doesn't like what I'm wearing?"

    Or even worse, has a very negative reaction.

    I would never...
  27. Replies
    58
    Views
    2,335

    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    They also make Rhinoceros and at least one other, maybe Squirrel or Pole Cat?
  28. Re: Guess the age of the above poster according to his wardrobe!

    Stalkerboy -

    THANKS SO MUCH FOR GUESSING 49!!!!!! Actually, that's my birth year - 1949.
  29. Replies
    18
    Views
    986

    Re: Your Top 3 from Parfumerie Générale?

    These:
  30. Re: Guess the age of the above poster according to his wardrobe!

    Based on the wardrobe, I'd guess Zerby is 40-45.
  31. Replies
    58
    Views
    2,335

    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    Invasion Barbare for being the opposite of what it sounds like it would be. Nothing barbaric about it.
  32. Wanted: Coromandel, Rose De Kandahar, Enchanged Forest, Fusion Sacree, L'Ombre Fauve

    Want to purchase or swap for:

    Coromandel
    Rose De Kandahar
    Enchanted Forest
    Fusion Sacree
    L'Ombre Fauve

    Thanks.
  33. Re: What's with the new Creed coming out this fall?

    1761

    :grin:
  34. Replies
    7
    Views
    498

    Re: Attention Gourmond Lovers

    Terri Bozzo - Perfumes by Terri

    She's in CA
  35. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,318

    Re: Deal of a LIFETIME.!!

    Hope it's all legit, but unless there has been a change, the VIW cap is blue.
  36. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,057

    Re: Perfumes by Terri

    You have great taste. those are the four I just bought.
  37. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,057

    Re: Perfumes by Terri

    Just tried all her samples - excellent. Just ordered four. Prices are unbelievable for EDP.
  38. Replies
    7
    Views
    498

    Attention Gourmond Lovers

    If you aren't already familiar with Perfumes by Terri, and you're a gourmand lover, check them out. ALL their offerings are excellent and the prices are phenomenal.
  39. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,419

    Re: nice vanilla fragrance with good sillage?

    Many great vanillas our there. One that is vanilla without being overly sweet is Vanilla Flash.
  40. Thread: Memo Paris

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    12
    Views
    772

    Re: Memo Paris

    Also think Shams is good but didn't crave the rest of the line.
  41. Replies
    62
    Views
    3,163

    Re: Best Fragrance Review Ever

    I was born too early. When I was in school, the girls could only wear dresses, skirts, and button up blouses. We couldn't tell what was under there...
  42. Replies
    16
    Views
    865

    Re: Quick tip for increasing longevity.

    If you apply to clothing, be sure to spray on the inside. Some fragrances will stain the fabric.
  43. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,428

    Re: Back-Up Bottles

    Amber Absolute and Aventus. Also have backup of Joop Homme ...oops...probably shouldn't have admitted that.
  44. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,836

    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    People who use words like "shit" in these forums.
  45. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,836

    Re: What makes your eyes glaze over?

    absolutely!!!
  46. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,671

    Re: I'm pretty much done! Well...almost.

    I'm there also. First, I'm just not finding anything that is really different or interesting enough to buy. Second, I've realized that I'm so busy testing samples that I'm only occasionally wearing...
  47. Re: What would be your selection for a man 50+ age?

    YES! Give him a gift certificate.
  48. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,059

    Re: perfect female fragrance for men

    I wear whatever I like regardless of the categorization. Two I particularly like are Coromandel and Shalimar.
  49. Thread: Only One!

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    43
    Views
    1,839

    Re: Only One!

    Laddm
  50. Replies
    65
    Views
    3,659

    Re: Macy's fragrance counter sales associates.

    This happens to me everywhere I go and it is extremely irritating and frustrating. It's their job to approach you but, after you've stated you need no help, they shouldn't continue to spray cards and...
  51. Re: Favorite Indie Scent from small or unknown houses -

    I like:

    West Third Brand's Tobacco 1812

    Smell Bent's Chile Vanilli - spicy patchouli with a bit of vanilla

    Sonoma Scent Studio's Incense Pure and Champagne Bois

    Naomi Goodsir's Cuir...
  52. Replies
    60
    Views
    3,742

    Re: Fragrances that smell rich/opulent/luxurious?

    Royal Oud.
  53. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,108

    Re: Designer or niche?

    Totally agree with nightcutter
  54. Thread: Smell Bent

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,052

    Smell Bent

    Several times in this forum I have recommend Sonoma Scent Studio. Now I'd like to recommend another company.

    Smell Bent is a small, independent perfumer. As a counterpoint to the "seriousness" of...
  55. Replies
    63
    Views
    4,553

    Re: Creed to release a new fragrance this summer

    Hope it's better than the last releases.
  56. Replies
    197
    Views
    17,138

    Re: Name your Holy Grail. Have you found it yet?

    The closest I've come is Amber Absolute. Not perfect, but close.
  57. Replies
    72
    Views
    4,006

    Re: MDCI Invasion Barbare failed me BIG TIME!

    Can't wait until today's "popular," in style fragrances become the "smells like an old man" fragrances in a few years.
  58. Re: Who here has engaged in blind testing of their entire collection to determine their favorites?

    That is such a fantastic idea. I have TOO many fragrances yet can't contemplate getting rid of any of them. Let the testing begin.
  59. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Wow! You don't like S&R? At least I have the courage to post my own face.

    The point I was trying to make is that care must be taken when using only words. Missing body language and tone of voice...
  60. Replies
    62
    Views
    3,206

    Re: Favorite fragrance from Thierry Mugler?

    I've had A*Men and all the flankers and Pure Havane is the best.
  61. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Since body language and tone of voice can never be included in these postings, it's very important to carefully consider your words and the impact they alone may have on others.
  62. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Too many smart a__ __ comments here. Believe it or not, some people were not on basenotes in 2011-12 or whatever year you want to use. If they're new, they can't possibly know what was discussed 3-4...
  63. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    That was my point during the Creed discussion. Some basenoters indicated they would not buy Creed because they felt their history as presented by the company was fake.

    I say to heck with all that...
  64. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,261

    Recreate Tom Ford's Amber Absolute

    I've completely fallen in love with Tom Ford's Amber Absolute. Unfortunately, it is discontinued. I have a decant but it won't last forever. So, I'm thinking about trying to recreate it and am...
  65. Re: So "Pierre Montale" doesn't even exist and isn't even an original French company..

    Harkening back to the recent discussions of Creed's "fabricated" history, does this mean we now also turn against Montale?
  66. Replies
    106
    Views
    14,522

    Re: Where are all the Vintage Creed bottles?

    OMG! Do you folks actually believe that companies don't exaggerate and lie? I really can't think of one thing currently being marketed that isn't exaggerated.

    The point I'm trying to make is that...
  67. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,988

    Re: Niche? Designer?

    IMHO, designer scents come from companies that do other things as well such as Ford and Armani.

    Niche refers to fragrances coming from companies that do fragrances exclusively.

    I do believe...
  68. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,373

    Not Properly Dressed?

    Stayed up too late last night and didn't get enough sleep. About halfway to work this morning I realized I hadn't applied any fragrance. I almost returned home but had I done that I would have...
  69. Replies
    106
    Views
    14,522

    Re: Where are all the Vintage Creed bottles?

    You know, what difference does it make? It's all about the fragrance. If you're so hung up on the "status" of wearing something from a company supposedly created in the 18th century, then obviously...
  70. Replies
    9
    Views
    869

    Re: Anyone has smelled this yet?

    Yes, Hodor, Hodor...it's anything like Hodor himself, I suspect it would be very much like extreme BO.
  71. Replies
    76
    Views
    3,712

    Re: Most nauseating fragrance.

    Many, but Habit Rouge comes to mind as particularly bad. Also, any "aquatic."
  72. Replies
    87
    Views
    5,202

    Re: One more niche episode with friends

    From the notes I should love this. But, I tried it several years ago then tried it again last month and, on me, it is a horrible stink. My wife has also tried it with the same results.

    We see...
  73. Replies
    87
    Views
    5,202

    Re: One more niche episode with friends

    Probably some truth to this but, if the childhood environment/smells have a big impact I'd be wearing Fabulous Fatback, Perfect Pintos, Boisterous Bologna, and Terrific Taters. Occasionally I might...
  74. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,189

    Re: A*Men Les Parfums de Cuir (Pure Leather)

    Great description. I don't like AMen because of the tar note so use this instead.
  75. Replies
    91
    Views
    4,831

    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Bertrand Duchaufour
  76. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,857

    Re: Are indie perfumes worth it?

    Absolutely. Two that come to mind are West Third Brand and Sonoma Scent Studio. I have Tobacco 1812 from West Third and it not only smells great but lasts forever. I also have a couple of excellent...
  77. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,445

    Re: What am I looking for?

    Incense Pure by Sonoma Scent Studio.
  78. Thread: Eau de parfum?

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,091

    Re: Eau de parfum?

    I think this is correct. I also think that back "in the day" men used "after shave" to soothe their faces after a shave whethere at home or at the barbershop. They didn't want their fragrance to be...
  79. Re: Need Advice- I'm Invited To A $1million Party . . .

    #1 - Royal Oud
    #2 Aventus

    Just be sure not to use too much. Somewhere in the crowd will be someone who doesn't like it. You especially don't want the boss to be that person!
  80. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,600

    Re: i need a nice juniper scent

    I agree - this one is great.
  81. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,628

    Re: Hai Karate returns. (Seriously.)

    Ah, those were the days - Hai Karate, Jade East, Brute, English Leather, and Old Spice.

    Despite the fact that these fragrances used basically all the major ingredients of today's fragrances, it...
  82. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,585

    Re: Feeling the sampling itch again

    Not a recommendation but wanted to let you know I'm holding 200+ samples right now and would be happy to talk with you about them and what I might have that you want.
  83. Thread: First post

    by Nosey49
    Replies
    8
    Views
    777

    Re: First post

    Welcome to basenotes.

    Please don't wear fragrance to an interview. What if the interviewer dislikes it?
  84. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,013

    Re: Name some SUEDERAL scents!

    Naomi Goodsir's Cuir Velours (velvet suede) is awesome.
  85. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,349

    Re: Help me Choose one of these frags

    yes
  86. Re: Your top 5 niche scents, released the past 6 years ( Not including Creed)

    LADDM (sorry for you acronym phobic members)
    Chergui
    Invasion Barbare
    Aomassai
    1725
  87. Replies
    41
    Views
    3,447

    Re: Regret Buying Bottles

    Made many mistakes but learned from each of them what I DON'T like! I've bought and discarded many more fragrances than are in my current collection. I NEVER blind buy anymore.
  88. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    Adding nothing to my current collection, I have enough juice to last until at least 2030. My strategy now is to, where possible, buy only decants. That way I will have more fragrances and will be...
  89. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,396

    Re: natural smelling woody designers

    Try several offerings from Sonoma Scent Studio. Many feature natural woods.
  90. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,867

    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    I got tons of Creeds, Tom Fords, Armani Prive, Jo Malone, etc. at these stores in Charlotte. You just have to act interested and ask. Tell them you don't buy without trying the fragrance for at least...
  91. Re: Fantastic Man Magazine and Discontinued Perfumes

    Holy crap! Royal English Leather for $8,000? I bought a bottle at Neiman Marcus maybe four years ago, didn't like it, and traded it for GIT. Had my crystal ball not been so foggy!
  92. Replies
    46
    Views
    2,867

    Re: Getting samples when you're shy

    Stores like Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom will cover you up with samples. I recently went to both of them + Hermes and came away with between 15-20 nice samples, some is spray bottles.
  93. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,511

    Re: After a new fragrance

    L'Air du Desert Morocain

    Santa Maria Novella Pot Pourri

    Serge Lutens Chergui

    Madja Bekkali Fusion Sacree pou Lui
  94. Replies
    78
    Views
    4,336

    Re: Negative Comments

    Thank God that our "sniffers" are different. We all tend to pick up different aspects of each fragrance. Me? My nose really picks up anything animalistic. I read reviews by others that describe a...
  95. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,425

    Re: Thoughts on batch numbers in general

    Maybe it's variation in the natural ingredients? Does an orange ALWAYS taste exactly the same?
  96. Replies
    30
    Views
    2,215

    Re: Straight to Heaven vs Aventus

    Aventus
  97. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,922

    Re: Will Lavendar Rob Your Manhood

    I didn't make this up - just sharing the research reported in a reputable medical journal. You can base what you do on either the scientific research or your opinion of one. Again, just reporting...
  98. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,922

    Will Lavendar Rob Your Manhood

    Just read about research concluding that exposure to lavender and tea tree oil actually activate estrogen receptors and block male hormones (Hormones, July-September 2010).

    Was wondering what...
  99. Replies
    59
    Views
    3,354

    Re: The Scent of Power.

    Aqua Velva
  100. Poll: Re: Single most helpful, yet unavailable, piece of information:

    Absolutely. Followers are going to wear what is "in" at the moment whether they really enjoy it or not. It's more about what others think. There are followers in every age group, but certainly many...
Results 1 to 100 of 245
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000