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    Re: What I would like to see from Creed

    +100

    And some perfumes have amazing projection with +8 hrs longevity, while others are just 2 hour skin scents(which I cannot accept for the prices they charge).
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    I agree there is very little information on the pefumes from these Arabian houses. I would never dare do a buy blind on these.

    From the Arabian Oud house:
    -Moukhallat Al Shioukh would be my...
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    Re: Vampire church incense suggestions

    Dark Aoud by Montale

    Dry, stark, somber. Ideal for someone who may be infatuated with Death; maybe a grave digger or a mortician. Perhaps a vampire too.
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Thanks guys. The trip is over and already made my final purchases.
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    Kalemat Musk is among my most recent purchases. This one is good, really good. And lasts and lasts (9 hrs.+)
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    Yes, exactly.
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    Sorry, haven't tried Jood. I am trying Woody Intense out right now and the rose note you can barely smell it but yes it's there although it's not the most prominent note that stands out.

    Have you...
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    LOL!

    I meant Woody Intense IS a real intense oud. Woody Intense is very strong and a very typical oud ala Arabian Oud style. Over apply in warm weather and you'll choke yourself to death. Go easy...
  9. Re: Leathers have always eluded me. Some suggestions?

    Cuir X is amazing!

    Thnx for that recommendation, hednic
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    Re: Arabian Oud Fragrances

    I have Woody Intense. Real intense oud, this is no slouch. Projections and sillage is superb for about 5-7 hours. It tones down considerably after that, lasting for another 2-3 hours.

    If you like...
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Many thanks to all who participated in this thread. More than pleased with my purchases. Very, very happy!!!

    This is what I bought as niche frags (left to right):

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    Puredistance M:What...
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    Re: Anyone think of fragrance with other liquid?

    Actually I can relate to the OP. Not totally unfounded. I feel the same about By Killian's Cruel Intentions and a ready-to-drink almond milk I bought at Shaw's
  13. Thread: Smokey leather?

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    Re: Smokey leather?

    Gotta try Opus VII, leathery/oudy/smokey. Lovely stuff.
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    Re: L'homme Ideal de Guerlain?

    It's out already in Europe. Got some samples. Dunno, but this reminds me a lot of Pure Malt. Woody, sweet, a bit boozey. Pure Malt aficionados should check this out.
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Perfect!
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Yes! I have the travel set (30ml) of MdO Vanille. This is the one that has the perfect projection/longevity I am looking for. Not too loud, cloying, nor overpowering, but very soft comforting cloud...
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    I love this forum!

    Thanks guys, I appreciate all the input and ideas.

    That Roja Dove still has me intrigued, but I will be damned if I break my family's savings and investments just to realize...
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Thanks Ghosst!
    Forgot to mention that I will be visiting Paris and Amsterdam. So am looking more for European niche houses.
    I Have NY Amber and just like some Killians(Cruel Intentions) I find...
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Yeah, 2/3 of the ones you listed are available at Jovoy in Paris. I hope they may have the Mysterious Oud at Galleries Lafayette or Printemps.

    Thnx!
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    Re: Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Thanks J!
    Would you recommend the regular Parfum or the Absolu(concentrated) version?
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    Warm niche perfume for winter suggestions

    Hello fellow BN’ers,

    I need your help with some recommendations. I will be travelling to Europe in a few weeks and will probably be making a large purchase of niche fragrances.

    What am I...
  22. Re: If a" X" fragrance were a person who would it be?

    Maybe more of a movie character:

    Amouage Opus VII-->Al Pacino in the Godfather saga


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    Re: Has anyone tried Armani Code Sport Athlete?

    Armani Sport Code Athlete is amazing. Just tried it under hot muggy weather and the performance (longevity/projection) is amazing. At least good 5 hours of medium projection and total lifetime of...
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    Re: Spearmint/Citrus EDT for summer?

    +1 for the Sport Code Athlete

    Also consider the regular Sport Code. Both shine in hot muggy weather, their projection and longevity is amazing.
    In cooler milder climate they don't perform too...
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    Re: Amouage Epic Man: truly reformulated?

    This is really sad news. I would think this reformulation/watering down thing was a phenomena just for the designer houses.
    If Epic didn't suffer of something was projection and longevity, a true...
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    To my nose this is the best rose/oud combo. Majestic and oppulent. Arabian Oud was the house that started my oud craze.

    CX
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    Re: The plum note...

    +1. Strong and loud, typical of many Montale's. On par with Aoud Musk in terms of longevity (+24hrs). I'm sure you will enjoy it.

    I have a 100mL bottle, don't mind sharing.

    CX
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    Re: Montale Aoud Musk

    Mislabeled, for sure. Don´t get anything sweet about it.
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    Re: Montale Aoud Musk

    +1
    My favorites from Montale. Like vinramani says, they are different. Black musk gives off a fresh spicy/musky/ leathery vibe. Aoud musk is a very strong dark scent. Beware, aoud musk lasts +24...
  30. Re: A few reviews/comments(Guerlain, Fragonard, Montale, Arabian Oud, MPeG)

    Mods please delete this post
  31. Re: A few reviews/comments(Guerlain, Fragonard, Montale, Arabian Oud, MPeG)

    Hi Alya,

    Welcome to Basenotes!!!

    I have to do some re-reviews. Woody Intense lasts around 6-8 hrs. in cold weather. On mild to warm weather 15-20 degrees C, it will last over 12 hours.
    Luck...
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    Re: Exploration Montale

    Some fresh/spicy options that may be good for warmer climates:

    -Sliver Aoud
    -Woods & Spices

    These have a similar 'vibe' as Wild Aoud.

    I believe it's better to order directly from Montale...
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    Re: Cuir Beluga longevity

    Thanks Tott,

    I'll be searching for that one. That longevity sounds wicked.

    CX
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    Re: Cuir Beluga longevity

    Thnx for all the respones!

    Yeah, I've heard mixed opinions on longevity. I've been looking at some vanilla based gourmand frag, with good longevity. My skin is a total fragrance eater. I'll be...
  35. Re: New Fragrance: Prada Candy (Not Suitable for MWBTFPOM)

    Actually, I bought this. But not for me, my mother asked me for it since she got a sample. A very appropriate name for this perfume. Smells to me a bit like burnt sugar, a lot like cotton candy. I'd...
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    Re: Cuir Beluga longevity

    Thanks Hednic!

    For the steep price and only making the 6 hour mark,... I think I'll pass on this one.

    Best,
    CX
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    Cuir Beluga longevity

    Hi BN'ers,

    I have Tonka Imperiale, and on the average it gives me 6-8 hours of longevity, which is not that great given the price. I'm contemplating getting Cuir Beluga.

    I was wondering how...
  38. Re: Just ordered few Montale samples (and another niches)

    You picked great fragrances from Montale!
    My faves from your list:
    -Black Musk
    -Blue Amber
    -Dark Aoud

    Enjoy them!

    CX
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    I'll be traveling to the Netherlands prior to Christmas. There seems to be very good places to indulge in perfumerie (thanx for all the info Bonoanimoes :wink: ). I am debating myself to get one...
  40. Re: Wood on the drier side: Wonderwood, CdG Standard, Bois D'Orage, or...?

    Dark Aoud- Very dry, stark, and dark (a properly named Montale) with aoud/sandalwood notes.
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    Re: Which fragrance attracts the most attention?

    Blue Amber by Montale
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    Re: which rose scent ...

    Golden Aoud by Montale
    More versatile than Black Aoud.
  43. A few reviews/comments(Guerlain, Fragonard, Montale, Arabian Oud, MPeG)

    This is a review of my last purchase at Paris. I wish I could refrain myself from buying any more parfumes. But since it was my birthday… I think I now have enough juice for the rest of my life (I’m...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    Thanx fragman,
    I see you have Tonka Imperiale as one of your faves...what a terrific scent. It's gotta be the best gourmand scent :happy:
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: December 2011

    On another trip to Paris (I just couldn't resist):

    -Tonka Imperiale (Guerlain)
    -Golden Aoud, Lime Aoud, and free 20ml Black Musk (Montale)
    -Black Afgano (Nasomatto)
    -Eau de Hongrie (Fragonard)...
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    Re: Montale Red Aoud...This is wild stuff.

    Please let us know your experiences with the Blue Amber and Musk to Musk. For some reason that Blue Amber seems to be a serious head turner and compliment getter.
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    Re: A Few Montale Reviews

    This is a minor issue I had with them. I asked by email about buying two 50ml bottles and getting a 20ml for free(fellow BN'ers were getting this offer) . They responded that they only give away the...
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    Re: A Few Montale Reviews

    Directly at the Montale Paris shop, you can also place your order by phone/email : montaleparfums@hotmail.com, 33+1 42969744.
    I suggest you place your order by email (parfum, quantity) by email as...
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    Re: A Few Montale Reviews

    Just proceed with care... Montales can become very addicting!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2011

    Lui by Mazzolari (blind buy-No regrets)

    http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n560/csx78/DSC_0004.jpg
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    Re: A Few Montale Reviews

    Yes, the Montales fit my criteria; amazing projection and outstanding longevity. Added to that the perfumes are quite unique. Now I realize that before purchasing one must do a full-day wear of the...
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    Re: A Few Montale Reviews

    Tell me about it. I think I'm on the same path. I ordered ten more montale samples from first fragrance, already! :laugh:
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    A Few Montale Reviews

    Hi fellow BNers,

    Just as a short intro of myself. I love perfumes that are “unique” in terms of not being something everyone else is wearing (think Le Male at the nightclub). Additionally I have...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    Hey Kingster!

    The Pure Malt was 71 euros(at Sephora), but the Pure Havane I got for 55 euros at some discount perfumerie shop. BTW, the SA from Sephora told me that the PM is being kept in...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    I know... I feel kinda guilty. I only went around shopping for the Montale, but being in Paris... You can see the end result :happy:
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    LOL!!! Funny you mention it. The guy that stole the show was... Pure Havane.
    My fave from the bunch...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    Thank you Petrucci!

    Paris provided quite an olfactory adventure...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    Hi BNers!

    My first post.

    On my short trip to Paris:smiley::
    AMen:Pure Havane, Pure Malt, Taste of Fragrance (men & women)
    Montale: Red Vetiver, Aoud Musk, Wild Aoud, Black Musk, Blue Amber,...
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