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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I did a little research, I love the Metal Archive's description for the band:

    "The band are notorious for a series of lies and rumors spread by the band's primary songwriter SGL (Josh), including...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Likely the extrait, he hasn't made it in EDP format since 2013 as far as I know.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Josh sent this picture during the summer, though he didn't explicitly say this was the new bottle style. He also mentioned the new ones would have metal caps.

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    It's like honeycomb and hay, a little bit spicy but not too much, and the honied note also smells a bit like rich maple-syrup. There's a little of dirty castoreum in the drydown, not a major part...
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    I can't speak for anyone else, but Sova doesn't remind me of any kind of curry in the slightest. Possibly my favorite from Slumberhouse alongside Norne.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This time is only different because of an exact date, Josh has said on several different occasions in the last month that this is the release date. Even aside from the times he's said it on the live...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Josh said on one of the Instagram streams bottles would be $220, and I believe his international shipping charge is $60.
  8. Re: Euphorium Brooklyn, Slumberhouse, Starck, Barrister, Apotker Tepe

    Found some of these, still looking for the Slumberhouses, Anabasis, NOT Perfumes, Ecstasy, Devil's Night Cap and Smell of Weather Turning.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    While I won't be entirely surprised if we don't see releases this weekend, the last time he gave an actual date for a release (not something like "mid-September") was for Sixes & Sevens last year,...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Nice collection! Josh told me a few weeks back he was still working on the formula for Aubergine Firs, so I don't think it'll be released this month unfortunately. I would sell a big chunk of my...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Well, here we are (hopefully) five days away from the big day. What's everyone planning on picking up?

    As for me it'll be one of each minus Baque, I already filled up splits for most of these...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I was rummaging through some samples and pulled out Last Exit for the Lost, I forgot how nice of a green apple scent this is. I don't really get anything other than the green apple, but it's juicy...
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    That is something, at least. If he manages to simultaneously release at retailers and his webshop I'd be impressed.

    Also the faq and policies pages still exist, the website just doesn't link to...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Both of these are EDP's. I haven't had a chance to smell the flask version EDP, but I'm guessing it's similar to the rectangular bottles?



    Hopefully he's just been busy getting a bunch of...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I got a bottle of Pear & Olive the other day thanks to a fellow BN'er, an extrait flask bottle from probably 2015 or 16 with the "Pear + Olive" etching on the front. I have a few bottles of the 2019...
  16. Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Sounds excellent. I have to take everything she tweets/blogs about with a grain of salt after her chain of tweets about Bengale Rouge though, lots of hype for something I considered derivative and a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Slumberhouse is about as inconsistent as you can get as of late, but I would still be surprised if nothing at all were released this month. I wouldn't be surprised if we don't see everything for sale...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    With Josh it's always a bit of a toss-up, but I think it's safe to say no, there's no chance in the near future. Tons of other fumes that he's mentioned recently, many of which that likely won't come...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Can you describe the early Aubergine Firs, or compare it to Norne?
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    Got ahold of a NOT Perfumes same set, if anyone has Orm or Svaha to let go of please let me know!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Hi Deadidol, thanks for the insight. Do you still hang out with Josh like you used to?
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    According to Josh every iteration of Jeke has had Lapsang Souchong, but definitely in different amounts. I have a late 2014/early 2015 bottle, the liquid is lighter brown in color and it's not as...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Bits of progress here and there on the Slumberhouse History album, most recently Josh sent a few more pictures to add that I thought you'd all be interested in some of them:

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  24. Re: What fragrance do YOU love but your significant other HATES?!

    Most things with oakmoss or Oud. This time of year I'm wearing a lot of Yatagan and Lvnea's Ghost Pine, neither of which are appreciated by the wife.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I think that the October 20th release is still going to be Norne, Jeke, Ore, Sova, Baque, New Sibet and Mond as per the last actual Instagram post with accompanied by the picture of the dead crab.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I don't remember seeing anything about Kere, but these things are always a bit chaotic and it's easy to miss things. I joined in maybe 3 or 4 minutes after it started so he also might've said...
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    Re: NEW Dasein release: Winter Green

    It's not bad for a mint fragrance, though I would prefer a much stronger presence of pine and sambac. I don't dislike it, but a sample will do for me just fine.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Waste covered it thoroughly, I'm just copy pasting my notes as well:


    "Sova kote vikt mond"

    Small cask of Vikt on the way

    Sample sets coming in October

    Josh is toying with the idea of a...
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    Got in a sample of L'Air des Alpes Suisses and wearing it today, and I have to say I'm underwhelmed. I've been wearing it all day, and here are my thoughts so far:

    Out of the vial there is first a...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I was also wondering this because he told me he had a cask of Mare ready a few weeks back.
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    Re: NEW Dasein release: Winter Green

    I don't think any bottles have been sold so far since the email says it'll be here in October, I think they just wanted to add it to the shop along with the samples that are now available.
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    NEW Dasein release: Winter Green

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    "Dear Friends and Fans of Dasein,

    We are proud and excited to unveil our newest creation: WINTER GREEN unisex fragrance, with notes of wild mint, pink peppercorn, sambac, evergreen...
  33. Re: Post a note and the best example of that note in a fragrance

    Fir Balsam Absolute - Slumberhouse Norne, especially the post 2015 versions. Norne is essentially the scent of fir balsam absolute enriched with incense and spices, absolutely beautiful.
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    As a lover of all things coniferous I am very much hyped for this.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not sure about the marble bottles, the most recent ones come from Pochet du Courval.
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    That would defeat the point I think, expect $225 per bottle.
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    Re: Most Pretentious Fragrance Names

    The name "Upper Class" from Royal Crown is about the most pretentious name I've ever seen, from one of the most pretentious brands I've heard of. Seems like it was made to cater to Instagram...
  38. Re: Has anyone tried Alkemia's EDP-version fragrances?

    Thanks for sharing, and would you recommend Club de Hashischins?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    If anything I feel like Josh would prefer to reduce the demand for his bottles with a price increase because it currently seems greater than what he's comfortable with. I think he'd rather do that...
  40. Has anyone tried Alkemia's EDP-version fragrances?

    I'm not a huge fan of the oil format that is popular in Indie perfumery, though I do very much enjoy some of Alkemia's creations. In particular, some of my favorites are Falling Stars at Winter...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    It's steep, but probably also justified in my mind. Might be seeing 15ml options return though.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Norne is maybe my favorite fragrance ever, and I have a few bottles and 8 or so samples/decants from many batches ranging from .5 to 10ml. I share this to say that one of my ~2ml decants from a 2013...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    On Instagram Josh mentioned (in response to someone asking if the formula was changed for the latest batch) that it was the same, but that he was using an "upgraded" sandalwood. Could certainly help...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    True, I remember that now. Does anyone happen to have that picture still or the flacon of Victorialand?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    There is an interesting bottle of Norne on eBay, apparently a 50ml prototype bottle that was used around 2014 before the flask bottles. (Wicked expensive of course.)
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not explicitly. Not likely to be released this year though, unfortunately.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Hi all, I'd like to start by stating that I know everyone has been frustrated with the inconsistent/lack of communication, but if we could tone down that criticism this time around that would be...
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    The shop has now disappeared off of the website.
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    Re: Slumberhouse History

    Cool cool cool
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    Re: Slumberhouse History

    Most of the Slumberhouse Instagram posts have now been archived here with pictures and captions, if you have any higher quality versions or additional content please let me know. Especially looking...
  51. Euphorium Brooklyn, Slumberhouse, Starck, Barrister, Apotker Tepe

    Hi, looking to buy bottles of the following:


    Euphorium Brooklyn - 100 Tweeds(decants also welcome) FOUND

    Slumberhouse - Norne, Vikt, ̶Z̶a̶h̶d̶, Rume, Kote, Sova, Sixes & Sevens

    Starck -...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    This is it. There was the Instagram sale at the end of 2018 where some 100ml bottles were sold (including Brosse), and then when he made an Instagram post in early april (re)announcing Kiste he...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That full bottle of Jeke sold for over $500 on ebay, madness. I was lucky enough to grab a bottle from Josh earlier in the year, but for my sake and everyone else's I desperately hope he re-releases...
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    Re: Cedar! Cedar!

    I echo the sentiments of Blood Cedar and Burvuvu. My all-time favorite is House of Matriarch's The Red Room. Very deep and natural.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Another Instagram live-stream night beach walk from the man tonight. No spoken dialogue, but Josh did make a few comments:

    "home"

    "I'm in a little cove. If I stay much longer and the tide cuts...
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    Re: Slumberhouse History

    Much has been added, please let me know if anyone has additional content to contribute.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Did you get a new bottle of Sibet? I'm guessing the name was shortened to fit on the label.
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    Live video from Josh on Instagram, I missed the first couple minutes but it seems like the entire video was him walking on the beach. No dialogue or front-facing camera, just the ocean. Very odd.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    We have not found out that Mare is returning, we've only seen a picture of Mare. We also saw a picture of Tarnet several months back. Tarnet at least had a tenuous release attached, we know literally...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Very negligible. I have a 2019 bottle and a 2017 decant that are identical to my nose.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Happy fourth everyone! Just one thing I wanted to add, it looks to me like the spray nozzles are different than the current bottles in this picture. It may be a trick of the angle, but the Mare and...
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    Same here with the Mare & Ore picture. Josh even sent it and a few others for the purpose of adding them to the history album and I still regret it, inadvertently got everyone riled up about the...
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    Well I sure didn't mean to stir up controversy or criticism for Josh. I shared with him the Slumberhouse History album that I put together, and he responded and said he loved it, and sent me more...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Here's some food for thought, a picture sent from the man himself. He didn't give any context about the picture itself but the timestamp from the picture is from June 29th.

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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    this post deleted as it may have been in violation of the rules of the thread.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I see six items for sale if I search "Slumberhouse", though there seems to be a couple others that are for sale but don't appear with the rest of the results, like a half-full bottle of Kiste and...
  67. Re: Looks like bat from zoologist perfumes is being discontinued...

    Hi Ellen, big fan of your work. Do you think the Bat formula(or something very similar) will be featured in an upcoming Olmypic Orchids fragrance? Or is the formula property of Zoologist?
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    I already loved Hendley, but after trying Bloodline and Blue Woods I especially agree. More consistent in terms of stock too.

    I'm disappointed to have missed out on Felt though, and if anyone...
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    Beautiful picture, thanks for your help LaDomna. Can you compare give a comparison of the different iterations of Sova you have? Other than this bottle my only experience is a golden-colored sample...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm excited about my latest Slumberhouse acquisition, a full marble bottle of Sova! Even more exciting is that while it was expensive, it wasn't nearly as expensive as bottles have been going for on...
  71. Re: A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    Thanks for the feedback and praise! I missed some replies while I was at work:



    Thanks for the sugestions, fou d'Absinthe is already there, but I have been meaning to sample Granville for quite...
  72. Re: A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    Thanks for the kind words. Come to think of it, it does seem like more of an American smaller-house practice to make coniferous fragrances, and thank goodness they do. The balsam fir trend is...
  73. Re: A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    Thanks for transcribing the post, Scarce. I'm not as familiar with Basenotes formatting.
  74. Re: A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    Thanks! Since writing this I have actually changed my mind about Hinoki (having worn it quite a bit this spring), it does pretty well in the performance department. Sugi is still unfulfilled desire...
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    Re: Slumberhouse History

    Thanks Hednic!
  76. A Short Guide to Coniferous Fragrances:

    I love coniferous fragrances and made a guide about them on Reddit a little while back. Posted this some time ago in the coneheads group, but here it is again for anyone curious to sample the genre....
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    Slumberhouse History

    Hello all,

    I've been working on compiling some Slumberhouse history and thought I would move it out of the general Slumberhouse thread, here is an album of the current progress:
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks Muzzbait! If you have anything to add or suggestions please let me know. I'll also create a new thread for it pretty soon.
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    Slumberhouse's Baque gives me the impression of an open bag of raisins or dried apricots, very nice stuff.
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    Thank you! I knew he had an old blog but I couldn't find the link. Here is what I have so far, though I'd like to move it away from Imgur. I've pulled out most of the pictures and posts from the old...
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    I'm trying to document a bit of Slumberhouse history, does anyone have any higher quality versions of older fragrances or IG pictures? My goal is just to put together an album of bottles, IG posts,...
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    I second the motion for a decant! I shot Hans an email at least, and he said that due to the success of the launch American Perfumer would likely commission another batch.
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Shoot I missed Bloodline! I checked this morning and it wasn't up yet, then on my lunch break it was already here and sold out. ��
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    It's trashy how people will try to turn a profit on new releases, but they're also entitled to sell what they want. If there wasn't a market for them, Slumberhouse bottles wouldn't sell, and as it...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thank you! I have yet to lose anything to breakage, though I did manage to spill almost an entire decant of Slumberhouse's Vikt on my carpet the other day. Would not quite describe that one as lovely...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Josh decided to not release it because he couldn't fit "Victorialand" on the bottle placard. /s
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    Re: Hendley Laboratory Series 2019

    Not sure if it's actually part of the lab series, but I got a sample of Bloodline to try out and it is excellent! I get a smokey incense and myrhh with a touch of vanilla sweetness, with decent...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Grev, Kiste, and Sadanne are back in stock. It says that there are 500 bottles of each, though I'm thinking it's more likely that Josh may be onto us with the inventory counting and set an...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    The store is completely sold out as of now, this seems to be the time that Josh likes to announce things or add new items in the store.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Yes he has, hopefully he's doing all right.

    I managed to screencap his posts before he deleted them as the page was still in my browser cache, but the accompanying text and comments couldn't be...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

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    Sorry about the picture quality, but this is my collection minus some backups, decants, and many many samples. Here's the full written list.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    As a general trend since the webstore has returned, it seems that new things are announced or put up for sale whenever things are sold out. Purely speculative, but anyone else notice this?
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm sure most would consent. I was just quoting what Josh said in a comment reply in this post.
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    I'm not "in the loop", but Josh has told several people recently on IG that it wouldn't be coming back, and many times in the past as well. He's said it would be impossible to recreate for the attars...
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    24 bottles of Kiste are back in stock as of today.
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    I doubt Josh gets around to reading these threads, but this post in particular is very timely with the digging I've been doing lately. Great stuff, I'm just generally excited about all of the...
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    Re: CB I hate Perfumes: Are they worth it?

    Ha, I kind of love that idea and it nicely defines the relationship I have with many of my perfumes. Not really sure if it justifies my shelling out cash for these particular toys though...
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    Re: CB I hate Perfumes: Are they worth it?

    Thanks Hednic, do you remember which ones you've tried?
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    CB I hate Perfumes: Are they worth it?

    This is a house that I don't see much talk about. I'm interested in sampling quite a few them (especially Wild Hunt, Burning Leaves, the Fir Tree, and Winter 1972) but the pricing is prohibitive...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I was trolling some dusty threads and saw mention of a few old Slumberhouse oldies that I've never heard of before, Tunis Mills, Windsor, Meil, Tarnet, Autumn Suede, Gris, Kumele Vineto, Kere and...
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