Search:

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

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    56
    Views
    2,361

    Re: What's the appeal in Montale?

    Hednic, if you had to pick 3 Montales for a "my little treasure box", what 3 would you choose? Also, have you ever tried Armani Prive Oud Royal and if so, what Montale is most like it? :)
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    993

    Wedding day fragrance suggestions

    Hi,

    I am getting married next June and as a wedding present I want to get my wife to be a new fragrance to remember the day by. However, my knowledge of female fragrances is pretty poor so I...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    593

    What would Dan Bilzerian wear?

    So this guy is pretty much the new Hugh Heifner from what I hear. So what fragrance(s) do you reckon this guy would wear?

    28290
  4. Replies
    305
    Views
    20,677

    Re: Montale "Middle East" new releases and thoughts

    Hednic, since you seem to be the man who has tried most of these recent Montale releases which are exclusive to the middle east, I was wondering if you could help me decide which would suit me best...
  5. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,166

    Re: Monotheme - Rose Oud / Black Oud

    I ended up buying a bottle of the Rose Oud after testing it on my wrist first. Its somewhat similar to Montale's Black Aoud with slightly lower quality and beastness. However it is very good value...
  6. Replies
    64
    Views
    3,717

    What is your favourite Oud?

    Hey guys!

    I haven't been on this forum for quite a while, been trying to save and not spend so thought it best to stay away from temptation! I'm back (for now) so apologise if this has already...
  7. Replies
    0
    Views
    340

    Montale Dark Aoud (UK only)

    I have a 100ml bottle of Montale's Dark Aoud for sale which comes with both the box and pouch. It has been sprayed about 4 times so it is still over 99% full. Looking £75 delivered via Royal Mail...
  8. Re: Your Designer Collection Disappears: How would you rebuild it?

    Autumn/Winter: Dior Homme Intense
    Spring/Summer: Bleu de Chanel

    Wildcard: Terre d'Hermes
    Wildcard: Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    Wildcard: Jean Paul Gaulter Le Male

    Those should see me covered for...
  9. Replies
    52
    Views
    3,592

    Re: What would Jose Mourinho wear??

    This is like asking any European who Joe Girardi (New York Yankees coach) is. Hes well known within Europe as football is the major sport here but not so in America.

    Personally I see him wearing...
  10. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,656

    Re: Best fragrance to invest in?

    Are any of the recently discontinued Creed EdT's expected to reach Vintage Tabarome status?
  11. Replies
    249
    Views
    14,889

    Re: Today i bought: April 2013

    http://i44.tinypic.com/357lrbb.jpg

    I managed to grab this for £13 delivered!! A new, boxed and unused 75ml vintage Cool Water. I'm intrigued to see how it compares to the current formulation and...
  12. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,342

    Re: Lost for what to buy :\

    Just grabbed a new, boxed, unused 75ml bottle of vintage Davidoff Cool Water. I already have Cool Water and have a large decant of Green Irish Tweed on the way but I couldn't resist seeing if the...
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,342

    Lost for what to buy :\

    For the first time ever in my fragrance journey, i've no idea what to buy or if I even want to buy anything! I've been see-sawing on Andy Tauer's l'Air du Desert Marocain but having read love-hate...
  14. Replies
    167
    Views
    8,928

    Re: Girlfriend's Favorite

    1. Chanel Platinum Egoiste
    2. Bleu de Chanel

    Distant 3. Terre d'Hermes

    Suprisingly she wasn't very impressed with Creed Aventus! :s
  15. Creed GIT, SMW, VIW, Dior Homme Sport, LddM, Armani Vetiver Babylon etc.

    Hey guys,

    I currently looking for the following decants/samples and can offer 1ml samples or 5ml decants of pretty much the majority of my collection in return. I'm UK based so I would prefer to...
  16. Replies
    70
    Views
    2,384

    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 19th, 2013

    Having patiently waited 2 weeks, my birthday scent will be my first full wearing of Invasion Barbare by Parfums MDCI :D
  17. Replies
    17
    Views
    886

    Re: Should I or Shouldn't I...?

    I can get it for around £60, so $90 or slightly more...?
  18. Replies
    17
    Views
    886

    Should I or Shouldn't I...?

    I have the opportunity to buy Creed Royal Scottish Lavender at a pretty reasonable price in comparison to what discontinued Creeds go for nowadays. However my problem is that having never actually...
  19. Replies
    17
    Views
    965

    The black sheep of Dior's Homme line...

    I've been looking for a new summer fragrance the past few weeks and have recently tried Dior Homme Sport and got to thinking as to why it seems to get no love on this forum in comparison to its...
  20. Replies
    45
    Views
    2,057

    Your Summer Go-To 2013

    The title says it all...

    You're late, you're rushing to make it to work in time... What is your go-to fragrance that you will grab this Summer in this moment of blind panic?

    For me it has to...
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,372

    Re: What is my collection missing?

    Unfortunately I don't have the disposable income to make big losses on bottles I don't like. Nice try though ;) lol
  22. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,372

    Re: What is my collection missing?

    Thanks for all the advice so far guys! I'll try to address as many points as I can in this message.

    In regards to the lack of Amouage, Montale, TF and SL fragrances, i've found it hard getting...
  23. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,372

    Re: What is my collection missing?

    I have bottles of YSL M7 and M7 Fresh on the way, I just can't bring myself to put them in my wardrobe until they make it here safely.



    Sounds good, i'll definitely check this out next time im...
  24. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,372

    What is my collection missing?

    Hi guys,

    I know these threads flare up quite often with people asking what their own personal collection is missing but what better audience to ask than Basenotes, especially since the answers are...
  25. Re: Perfumes skyrocketing with prices, during next years?

    I'm very interested in this myself. I expect some of the EdT Creeds to go up in price since they're being slowly discontinued...the only problem is...which ones will become the new Vintage Tabarome...
  26. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    Wave goodbye to your D&G By Man :D
  27. MDCI Parfums Paris - Chypre Palatin 2x 12ml New (UK)

    I have the following items for sale (UK only):

    2x MDCI Chypre Palatin - Full unused 12ml splash edp - £20 each (£3 UK 2nd class recorded p&p)

    I purchased the sampler set and in the process of...
  28. Replies
    2
    Views
    887

    Recently discontinued or reformulated

    I thought I'd make a thread to let people inform others about recent or soon to be discontinued fragrances or fragrances that has recently been reformulated for the worst.

    There's so many threads...
  29. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,765

    Re: What is today's "popular Basenotes fragrance"?

    This is exactly what i'm hoping to see. There's often more than one fragrance hyped on Basenotes at any one time. Not to stereotype but you have:
    - Those who are just starting their fragrance...
  30. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,765

    What is today's "popular Basenotes fragrance"?

    So i've been doing a little reading around on here and see that there seems to be "trendy" fragrances that seem to come and go, only to be replaced by the next big thing. As an example, think of...
  31. Re: What is everybody's last meal on death row equivalent scent.

    In this case i'd go with Chanel's Bois Noir. Should get quite a healthy lifetime as they search for that...
  32. Replies
    15
    Views
    928

    Re: Creed EdTs (grey tops)...talk to me!

    Thanks guys! Anyone else any experiences with them?
  33. Replies
    1,444
    Views
    196,360

    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Absolutely beautiful pictures taint it sweet!! They would look awesome blown up on canvas and hung on walls :) You should start your own visual fragrance art ;)
  34. Re: I have the list of Creeds that are being vaulted soon-2012

    Ahh ok, I haven't really read much about Royal Scottish Lavender. Most of the praise seems to be directed towards Baie Genievre.
  35. Replies
    15
    Views
    928

    Creed EdTs (grey tops)...talk to me!

    Hey guys,

    So with the sad news that Creed is slowly but surely discontinuing the very history of the company itself, in its grey tops, could you talk me through your experience with them. I only...
  36. Re: I have the list of Creeds that are being vaulted soon-2012

    Having missed out on Vintage Tabarome much too late...are any of these likely to achieve such legendary status as that?
  37. Replies
    102
    Views
    3,170

    Re: What would you name your own fragrance creation?

    I was once told by the guy cutting my hair that he was wearing "Terry Dermis" when we were talking about fragrances...
  38. Replies
    18
    Views
    982

    Re: Car with a built in perfuming system

    Touchè
  39. Replies
    18
    Views
    982

    Re: Car with a built in perfuming system

    If this can be turned on and off, its a genius idea! However, if this is standard and is always on, then your new car smell will be gone instantly :( Also, imagine having to drive about with the...
  40. Replies
    262
    Views
    16,143

    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    I just nabbed Gucci Pour Homme I for £28 delivered from eBay to add to the 40ml By Man I managed to get for £30 delivered.

    £58 for two hard to find fragrances? I'll take that :D
  41. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,164

    Re: Ladies of Basenotes, I need your help...

    Thanks for your help. I take it it has been reformulated and repackaged somewhere along the line? :\
  42. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,164

    Ladies of Basenotes, I need your help...

    Hey ladies,

    I have been left the task of trying to work out what an old fragrance is for my mum with little to no information to go on. However...saying that, if anyone is able to tell me what...
  43. Thread: samples

    by Mervin
    Replies
    11
    Views
    530

    Re: samples

    It depends on what you're able to easily sample close to where you live. Is there any major department stores near you and what do they stock?
  44. Replies
    102
    Views
    3,170

    Re: What would you name your own fragrance creation?

    I would call my line Merveilles du Monde (Wonders of the World in French) and then have several lines such as:

    - The Ancient World line which would be exclusives named such as Pyramids of Giza,...
  45. Replies
    262
    Views
    16,143

    Re: Today I bought: March 2013

    I managed to get my hands on a 100ml bottle of Dolce and Gabanna By Man with about 40ml juice remaining for £30 delivered! Don't you just love eBay at times!! :D White inner cap btw.
  46. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,911

    Re: Creed Green Valley

    I never regarded this as a popular Creed based on how rarely its mentioned on these forums. Do you really expect it to become impossibly pricey? :s
  47. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,911

    Creed Green Valley

    Hey guys,

    I've been doing a little reading into Green Valley by Creed and from what I have read it is a fragrance that is in the upper echelons alongside Green Irish Tweed. However, I have also...
  48. Replies
    20
    Views
    2,017

    Re: Chanel Egoiste in the UK

    I was in House of Fraser yesterday and noticed that the Chanel counter there is also stocking Egoiste alongside Platinum Egoiste which they've had for quite a while.
  49. Replies
    78
    Views
    3,593

    Re: Fragrance for a Job Interview

    I tend to either opt for no fragrance whatsoever or a spray or two of Molecule 01 which isn't really detectable as a specific fragrance in itself.
  50. Replies
    33
    Views
    1,562

    The scent of sun kissed skin...

    Hey guys,

    I'm looking for a fragrance that smells like skin once you have been laying in the sun for a few hours. I know the likes of Virgin Island Water etc. may smell somewhat akin to some sun...
  51. Re: Good place to get some empty sample bottles.

    I can't recommend Accessories for Fragrance enough! I've used them several times and although orders may take a while to arrive from the US, the packaging is good and the added free sample pack is...
  52. Replies
    191
    Views
    7,760

    Re: WORST Fragrance you have smelt?

    For myself, its a toss up between Montale Oud Cuir D'Arabie and Ambre Sultan.
  53. Replies
    57
    Views
    3,863

    Re: Your Summer Rotation

    Here in Northern Ireland, we don't really do summer. We just have slightly warmer rain :\
  54. Re: NEW from Frédéric Malle, "Dries Van Noten par Frédéric Malle"

    The fact that he created A&F Fierce is enough to have me excited alone!
  55. Replies
    12
    Views
    725

    Re: your best/worst trades or swaps

    Just a heads up...the Made in Germany formulation isn't vintage D&G. There has been various reformulations down the years with the true vintage being Made in Italy with the silver sticky label on...
  56. Replies
    12
    Views
    725

    Re: your best/worst trades or swaps

    Just a heads up...the Made in Germany formulation isn't vintage D&G. There has been various reformulations down the years with the true vintage being Made in Italy with the silver sticky label on...
  57. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,047

    Rive Gauche ruined?

    With all the recent talk of how good Rive Gauche is, just how different are the tin can and glass bottle variations? I've almost finished my decant and will have a buy a bottle sooner or later,...
  58. Re: I LOVE rive Gauche. Which scent would you recommend me also?

    Completely agree to both points!
  59. Replies
    5
    Views
    603

    Re: What's this scent?

    Molecule 01?
  60. Re: 3x 30ml Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche decants for swap (EU)

    updated
  61. Replies
    277
    Views
    18,886

    Re: Today I bought: January 2013

    http://i47.tinypic.com/2uj7d5z.jpg

    My Dior Homme Intense collection has been expanded. I recently purchased the 150ml bottle on the left of this picture for £64 since it was 20% off on...
  62. Replies
    277
    Views
    18,886

    Re: Today I bought: January 2013

    http://i47.tinypic.com/2uj7d5z.jpg

    My Dior Homme Intense collection has been expanded. I recently purchased the 150ml bottle on the left of this picture for £64 since it was 20% off on...
  63. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,974

    Re: Invitation to Fragrance project

    Me too! :) Sounds like a great idea!
  64. Re: 3x 30ml Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche decants for swap (EU)

    bump
  65. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,162

    Re: Question About Designer Testers at the Mall

    Something I noticed in passing the Dior counter at my local department store is that they always seemed to used vintage pre-reformulation versions of Dior Homme Intense, given away by the silver...
  66. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,708

    Re: Murdock Range Of Fragrances

    Just had a look at their website and noticed that Bright Leaf is currently on offer at £56 instead of the usual £70 for those interested.

    Jack Hunter...are there samples of this line available...
  67. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,469

    Re: 15 Year Old Newbie Help!

    You should check out Boss Bottled. It's a great scent for almost any age and I find it can be worn year round although I live in Northern Ireland where it rarely hits 20 degrees C. Another suggestion...
  68. Thread: DHI why???

    by Mervin
    Replies
    15
    Views
    1,410

    Re: DHI why???

    DHI has been discontinued?!
  69. Replies
    16
    Views
    900

    Re: Samples giveaway...

    Hi,

    I've been part of the fragrance scene for about 2 years now and in that time I've sampled pretty much every designer fragrance out there. My biggest problem is the fact that I live on Northern...
  70. Replies
    6,350
    Views
    1,393,330

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I had one of those legendary Creed Aventus moments that I failed to believe actually happened. Anyway, last night I wore 2 sprays of Aventus to a Christmas Eve get together with a bunch of friends. ...
  71. Replies
    254
    Views
    35,134

    Re: Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - reformulated?

    So i'm the proud owner of the original formulation then? By that I mean, the version without the small reformulation of 2005 or whenever it was?
  72. 3x 30ml Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche decants for swap (EU)

    I have a 150ml bottle of Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche which i've used maybe 5 or 6 times since buying it over 6 months ago. So based on the fact that i'm never going to use 150ml of it, I may...
  73. Replies
    254
    Views
    35,134

    Re: Dolce and Gabbana Pour Homme - reformulated?

    I managed to find a 45% full bottle on eBay which ended up costing me £14.50 (~$23) delivered in the UK. However, whenever I check out the date of manufacture it comes back as "Date of manufacture:...
  74. Replies
    294
    Views
    16,739

    Re: Today I bought: December 2012

    http://i50.tinypic.com/ff3eiw.jpg

    How I love Duty Free!
  75. Re: Men's GIVEAWAY thread

    Ok, so here's my first sort of giveaway participation in this thread. I'd now like to think of myself as a fragrance intermediate and as a result, I would like to help a fragrance beginner get their...
  76. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,356

    2013 fragrance releases

    I was reading the thread of people's favourite releases of 2012 and it got me thinking of the year ahead. So for 2013...
    1. What are the confirmed releases?
    2. What are the expected releases?
    3....
  77. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,453

    Re: Christmas 2012 fragrance

    I'm very intrigued trex...
  78. Replies
    32
    Views
    5,322

    Re: Paco Rabanne 1 Million

    1 Million is that elusive fragrance that I would love to love but unfortunately hate hating it. It starts out super strong and sweet to my nose which slowly gives way to spice and leather, with a...
  79. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,453

    Christmas 2012 fragrance

    Hey all,

    Now that we've finally hit December, what are you planning on wearing as your Christmas Day 2012 fragrance?

    Personally I'm thinking something along the lines of Burberry London as it...
  80. Re: Calvin by Calvin Klein...just how rare is this?

    This is the one i'm referring to.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.274.jpg
  81. Calvin by Calvin Klein...just how rare is this?

    Hey guys,

    So i've managed to stumble upon a bottle of Calvin by Calvin Klein...just how rare is this and what sort of value does it hold?

    Cheers!
  82. Replies
    273
    Views
    17,262

    Re: Today I Bought: November 2012

    Any chance you could post a picture of that 1000ml Fierce bottle beside a standard bottle? I've been intrigued about the size of the bottle since hearing of its limited release.
  83. Replies
    1,444
    Views
    196,360

    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    1 year on...time for an update!

    http://i48.tinypic.com/202f4p.jpg
  84. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,748

    Re: Pure Malt back in UK stores!!!

    True!! Hopefully all those sitting with 50 bottles to sell on eBay will get a taste of their own medicine by struggling to offload their fragrances opposed to selling them for obscene amounts!
  85. Thread: Fragrance Math

    by Mervin
    Replies
    6
    Views
    543

    Re: Fragrance Math

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/214083-How-many-sprays-in-1ml

    This should help :)
  86. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,748

    Re: Pure Malt back in UK stores!!!

    Am I the only one who sees this as a bad thing? Pure Malt is an amazing fragrance, sweet, good longevity and projection. Surely, if this goes on sale in large department stores it will become...
  87. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,683

    Gucci Pour Homme I and II discontinuation...

    With Gucci Pour Homme I and II both discontinued...how quickly should I be running out to ensure I have an adequate supply for the future? Are the prices of these both expected to sky-rocket?
  88. Replies
    11
    Views
    974

    Re: Calling all Montale lovers!!

    Thanks for the suggestions so far guys! Any other advice would also be appreciated :D
  89. Replies
    11
    Views
    974

    Calling all Montale lovers!!

    Hey guys,

    I'm just about the pull the trigger and order a 100ml bottle of Montale Black Aoud from the Montale website but which 20ml fragrance should I get alongside it based on my wardrobe?

    As...
  90. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,266

    Re: Fragrance houses and the jewel in their crowns

    Surely Gucci's flagship mens fragrance now has to be Guilty or Gucci by Gucci since the Pour Hommes are now discontinued? I'd also have swayed more towards Aqva or Man being Bvlgari's flagship male...
  91. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,266

    Fragrance houses and the jewel in their crowns

    I was thinking about many fragrance houses and what their crown jewel fragrance is. This does not necessarily mean their best fragrance but merely the fragrance for which they are known. For example...
  92. Replies
    6,350
    Views
    1,393,330

    Sticky: Re: Compliment dream team

    1. Creed Aventus
    2. Dior Homme Intense
    3. Abercrombie and Fitch Fierce
    4. Creed Millesime Imperial
    5. Paco Rabanne 1 Million
    6. Escentrics Molecule 01

    I tagged Molecule 01 on there because...
  93. Replies
    27
    Views
    3,157

    An orange/grapefruit fragrance?

    Hey guys,

    I'm looking to pick my fellow Basenoter's brains. I'm currently on the look out for a nice fresh orange/grapefruit fragrance which would be suitable for a guy in his mid-20s. I have...
  94. Re: Thierry Mugler knew what he was doing. Evil antics lol

    http://www.muglerstore.co.uk/A*Men%20Pure%20Malt/M020101011,en_GB,pd.html?start=12 ???
  95. Replies
    119
    Views
    5,163

    Re: The Basenotes Fragrance Championship

    Another vote for the Creed - Aventus machine!
  96. Replies
    6,350
    Views
    1,393,330

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The list is sorted by number of compliments in descending order.
  97. Replies
    357
    Views
    23,357

    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    14058

    Parents just returned home from holidays bearing 150ml worth of a gift! I guess thats me set for summer for several years!
  98. Replies
    6,350
    Views
    1,393,330

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    This isn't a specific example but I just stumbled across this video on YouTube and thought some of you guys might be interested in it:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfizpfBwYng&feature=plcp
  99. Replies
    357
    Views
    23,357

    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Just took the plunge and purchased a 100ml bottle of Musc Ravageur and 30ml bottle of Molecule 01 from Libertys in London. They have a "spend over £150 and save £30" voucher at the minute so I was...
  100. Replies
    69
    Views
    6,263

    Re: Picture Post : Rare Perfumes

    Out of interest and complete lack of knowledge...what is considered the rarest Creed?
Results 1 to 100 of 351
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000