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    Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed Logevity - Horrible!

    it depends on the GIT that you got.

    I have an '01 that has crazy long longevity.

    I have an '09 that smells 2X better but has less longevity.

    I'll take the second choice any day of the week...
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    Re: Creeds have gone up in price

    1 - I beat you to this by 10 days...

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/257437-another-across-the-board-Creed-price-increase


    2 - if it's so annoying, stop buying Creed. problem solved.
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    Re: Creeds have gone up in price

    and yet, those other awesome houses don't do as well, and don't top the sales charts at Neiman Marcus.

    must be Creed's scandalous marketing... LOL...
  4. Re: Where can i find Creed 17 oz Flacon Bottles

    here
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    BTW - as a huge early supporter of this fragrance, I'm happy to report that my love for it has only grown. just SO much fun to wear.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    not as formal as Tabarome, Windsor, Portugal.

    not as casual as OV, SMV, VIW.

    right in between. about on par with Green Irish Tweed.

    I wouldn't wear this with shorts and a t-shirt, but i...
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    Re: Creed Royal Warrants

    critical of his policies? that's fine and dandy.

    doubt his citizenship? racist.
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    Re: Creed Royal Warrants

    you think? reminds me of a certain president and a bunch of racist haters demanding his birth certificate (which he has already supplied).
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    Re: Don't Try Vintage Tabarome

    after wearing this in hot, humid beach weather, I've decided this is definitely a cold weather frag. it turns kind of "sour" with too much heat and sweat.

    but in a cold, dry environment (late...
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    Re: Creed Royal Warrants

    of course not. i wouldn't care if Creed was founded in 1987.

    but i constantly see people who claim that Creed lies about their heritage... until there's proof like this, then they are awwwful...
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    Re: Erwin Creed Talks About Sublime Vanille

    he seems like a cool enough dude...

    as for Sublime Vanille... a perfect rendition of something I would never care to smell like. but any vanilla lover has to be ga-ga over it.
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    Re: Creed Royal Warrants

    I concur

    and I find it SO coincidental that the Creed-haters who doubt the company's history are deafeningly silent.
    ...
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    Re: Creed Himalaya vs. Green Irish Tweed ?

    Green Irish Tweed if you have to pick one...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I will say this: apply with caution.

    i put three sprays on last night, and almost gassed everyone out of the room. even outside it was WAY overload.

    this is like the opposite of Windsor. if...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday August 6, 2010

    SotE with an all-nighter car trip ahead of me: Rose 31
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I TOTALLY agree. in fact, in a recent "rank your Creed" thread I started, I put this right beside GIT and MI as one of their "flagship" scents. And a Top 5 for the house. I also felt this strongly...
  17. Re: Suggest me an online discounter for Creed fragrances!

    i'm not sure about the sticker situation (mine is etched), but I got an "09" bottle of MI from Creed Boutique a few months ago, and it smelled exactly how you describe at first. first time i put it...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    oh... cool, even better. My camel one is an extra (long story) and I figured it would probably get paired up with Spice & Woods (yes, if i like it, but i haven't been disappointed in a Creed in a...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    right, you need an accompanying atomizer.

    I'd go with their white one. seems to fit with the Aventus flacon quite nicely. Black works too obviously.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday August 6, 2010

    Bang, Bang, Bang!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8y36a4y4RTc
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    Re: Gurus,please help me on this

    "tingling, prickly sharp":

    Acier Aluminium (well, at first it singes the nose-hairs, but it softens considerably on the drydown)
    Rive Gauche
    Cypres Musc
    Kouros
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    Re: Aubepine Acacia and Ambre Canelle

    ^^haha... well now i'm back at square one!
  23. another across-the-board Creed price increase

    couldn't find anything about this by doing a search...

    a couple months ago I got Acier Aluminium from Creed Boutique for $130, now it's $150. I also got Green Irish Tweed from them recently for...
  24. Re: An Observation on the Creed Boutique (USA) Website

    exactly. everyone loves bashing Creed marketing, while Marc Jacobs launches a new fragrance covering his naked crotch... and the Amouage website has more CGI special effects than Inception.

    the...
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    Re: Anybody tried Andy Roddick Cologne?

    "Title-less Talent"?


    i can keep going...
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    Re: Anybody tried Andy Roddick Cologne?

    "American Disappointment"???


    am i close?
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    Re: Anybody tried Andy Roddick Cologne?

    ... or is it called "Unrealized Talent"?
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    Re: Anybody tried Andy Roddick Cologne?

    is Andy Roddick's cologne named "Unfulfilled Promise"?
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    Re: Aubepine Acacia and Ambre Canelle

    yea, i love the "old world-ness" of it. it's like a relic. a classic. that being said, it still smells wonderful. i remember one reviewer (might have been good ole DustB) saying "it's less a...
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    Aubepine Acacia and Ambre Canelle

    am I crazy thinking I can pull these "womens" fragrances off? They smell masculine (and wonderful) to me.

    any guys out there that wear either of these fragrances that can give me some support...
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    Re: Today I Bought: August 2010

    Creed Cypres Musc

    http://www.sniffapaloozamagazine.com/cypres_musc.jpg

    (thanks, AZSmells)
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    Re: Had another Creed Rep confirm today

    by "Creed rep", do you mean someone at the Creed Boutique told you this?

    or was it someone at Saks or Neiman Marcus?

    trust only what the Boutique people tell you. the Saks and NM "reps" will...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday August 5, 2010

    Creed Cypres Musc

    http://www.sniffapaloozamagazine.com/cypres_musc.jpg
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    In a word, yes.

    VT and Windsor are, in my opinion (and many others), Creed's finest frags EVER. As wonderful as Aventus is, it's not in the same league as these two. They are high points in the...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    good post.

    as i've expressed before, the reasons you and StylinLA have given for not preferring Aventus are extremely valid and i can understand. also, you use the terms "don't prefer" or "are...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    i think Windsor inspired two threads about 12-pages deep each.

    so 5 pages for Aventus isn't too crazy!
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    thanks... and for the record, i think Aventus is just an extraordinary take on a popular industry trend right now. if Creed already had a frag or two in this genre, it would be a letdown... but...
  38. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance has just been....discontinued!

    You lay off me. You get away. You are a big mean, meany-head.

    You have concocted, imagined, and made up stuff for no good reason.

    You should stop yourself from getting involved in...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    this goes back to my original point about this frag... i wonder if we (well, some of you guys) have forgotten the value of "smelling good".

    meaning... i wonder if you are so focused on the trees,...
  40. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance has just been....discontinued!

    I dare you to say that Santal Imperial and Vetiver '48 aren't LARGELY alike. I dare you.

    otherwise, what are you talking about bullying? show me where I "bullied" anyone.

    more specifically,...
  41. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance has just been....discontinued!

    WTF are you talking about? i just suggested you get a flacon if you like it and it's getting discontinued. i checked the Creed site and it was available. i was doing you an f'ing favor.

    and...
  42. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance has just been....discontinued!

    do you even know what you are talking about? have you even SMELLED Santal Imperial?!?

    I would say they smell, no exaggeration, 78% alike. same creamy, tonka-bean, sandalwood, buttery base......
  43. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance has just been....discontinued!

    i was just thinking that Vetiver '48 and Santal Imperial smell SO MUCH alike, that he should just get that instead.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    very true.

    i wonder, then, why those who claim to hate Aventus turn around and say "i can't wait for their Eau de Cologne in the spring of '11"?!?!?!
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 28/07/10

    SotE:

    Creed Vetiver '48
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    why don't you get a flacon of it while it's still available at retail.

    if you like it, and it's been discontinued, that should be a no-brainer.

    oh wait...
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    Re: Can I get a Witness?

    can i get a wha-what?
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    Re: Application of Powerhouse Fragrances

    i generally don't find myself wearing Amouage much these days.

    that said, when I do, I find a dab behind the right ear (and right ear only) works best.


    here's a demonstration:

    ...
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    Re: Creed makes "Morning Joe"

    very true. I've never known anyone in my entire life who knew what Creed was.

    that being said, I've turned quite a few onto them!
  50. Re: Do you discuss sample swapping with friends and coworkers?

    just... wow.

    i've never run into ANYONE who smelled VT and wasn't impressed.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 28/07/10

    smv +1
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    it's also interesting that Creed would quote "mesmerizing" from a blurb that isn't very complimentary of the house in general. i guess they don't know about the googles:

    "Creed (est. 1760) offers...
  53. Re: Creed Silver Mountain Water - Longevity/Sillage

    i can give some good first-hand perspective here.

    I got my first bottle of...

    Millesime Imperial in 1997
    Silver Mountain Water in 1999
    Green Irish Tweed in 2000

    over the past two months...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday July 27, 2010

    http://www.creedboutique.com/50-139-large/creed-green-irish-tweed.jpg
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    Re: Creed makes "Morning Joe"

    he does? seriously? i can see that...
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    Creed makes "Morning Joe"

    this was very strange...

    I'm getting ready this morning, hopped out of the shower, got dressed. I'm half-listening to Morning Joe show on MSNBC with Joe Scarborough and Mika Bryzinski. I leave...
  57. Re: What fragrances did/does your father wear?

    Did: Old Spice

    Does: Tabarome Millesime and Bois de Portugal
  58. Re: Final thoughts on Creed Original Vetiver

    Dullah, you are, by far, my favorite reviewer on this website.

    not as big of a fan of OV as you are, i find it flat and linear which makes it a tad cloying...

    but your breakdown of frags is...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    i'm wearing Himalaya right now for the first time since getting Aventus and seeing a LOT of similarities.

    most notably the "middle stage" that I've described... a bit smoky and dry. It's a little...
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    Re: Fall october vibe

    Creed Baie de Genievre
  61. Re: Your Favorite Fragrance House: A Breakdown!

    I'll bite.

    Creed

    The Good: Acier Aluminium. biggest swingin dick in the room.

    The Bad: Santal Imperial. I keep trying to like this, but it's possibly the most boring frag of all-time. i...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday July 26, 2010

    Baie de Genievre
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

    from Creed Boutique NYC...

    Creed Silver Mountain Water (4.0oz)

    http://www.creedboutique.com/28-98-large/creed-silver-mountain-water.jpg
  64. Re: Creed Woods & Spice - let's speculate...

    oh god that would be PERFECT.

    where did you hear that?

    I love Bois de Portugal... but I just can't pull it off at my young(ish) age of 32. My dad can rock the hell out of it, on the other...
  65. Creed Woods & Spice - let's speculate...

    What do you want to see in this fragrance?


    Personally, I'd love Creed's take on a Burberry London type of fragrance. Utterly fall and winter oriented. Lots of pine, clove, musk, cinnamon,...
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    Re: Would you wear Creed if......

    What a strange question.
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    Re: Creed epicea

    Epicea smells like Indian food.

    i like eating Indian food. i don't like smelling like Indian food.
  68. Re: From my collection. Best for the night-club?

    DEFINITELY Amouage XXV
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    i think Dullah is referencing Wayne and Garth to this argument because he tested it on a strip and not on the skin.

    Dullah, I'll take your word that analyzing a scent on a strip is better for...
  70. Re: Which fragrances do you notice to leave the best sillage path?

    haha... that came first to my mind too.

    wearing it right now as a matter of fact. a great Friday-night, yay-the-week-is-over, celebration frag.
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    Re: Beckham Signature Story

    that's weird that a celebrity-fragrance is bad.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    i definitely wouldn't wear this to a formal, business setting. of course I never wear cologne in a business environment because it's usually inappropriate to do so.

    it's more casual than formal....
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    eh... sales are a good barometer of success in a lot of things, but fragrance is not one of them. in my opinion, they "nailed it". in others, they did not with Aventus. that's why discussing it is...
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    I think Creed absolutely recognized the fact that they lack a modern, EDT, young, sexy "character" fragrance (i.e. not one that tries to highlight a certain note - like OV, Neroli Sauvage, Green...
  75. Re: A Question for Gay, Straight and Bisexual Men

    I know I'll get sh*t for this, but Creed Aventus is by far the most alluring, sexy fragrance that they have ever put out. I think that, and I've been told that.

    GIT and Windsor have also gotten...
  76. Re: A Question for Gay, Straight and Bisexual Men

    Really? does anyone else think Royal Water is a sexy frag?
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    Re: What is the best inexpensive fragrance?

    Old Spizzice
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    Re: Creed Himalaya vs Amouage Reflection.

    As is the case with almost all Amouages (as I am currently experiencing again today, as I wear Jubilation), Reflection is another case of fragrance overkill. How many strong notes can we cram into a...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday July 21, 2010

    amouage jubilation
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    Re: Rank your CREED

    good one!
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    Re: Rank your CREED

    Wow, you like Original Santal that much, huh? lol...

    I see you left Royal Water off your list. What are your thoughts on that fragrance? I recently have come around to it... cautiously. It's...
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    Re: GIT: My date last night

    and you replied, "yea it's weird but my sweat just smells like this. doctors don't know what it is..." LOL

    i had an eerily similar experience with Windsor recently. but overall I think GIT is...
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    Rank your CREED

    both ones you own and have had a chance to properly sample/test.

    (Creed-haters, just keep on walking...)


    Best of the Best
    1. Windsor
    2. Vintage Tabarome

    Flagship
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 July 2010

    Tom Ford Oud Wood
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    yes, and 10 days ago you said the exact same thing....



    dude, we get it. you don't like it. why are you obsessed with coming into this thread and repeating yourself? Put it in your...
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    Re: Royal English Leather Review

    i smell a little leather. mostly sickly-sweet rootbeer and cotton-candy. cloying and completely artificial smelling.

    can't stand this one. wouldn't wear it on a dare.
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    But what's really important is that you keep telling us this, every few days at a minimum... :thumbup:
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: July 2010

    Creed Royal Water (4.0oz)

    http://www.creedboutique.com/27-94-large/creed-royal-water.jpg
  89. Re: If you could pick your fragrances just out of 1 brand

    House of Diddy
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    Re: S o t D: Monday July 19, 2010

    Creed Baie de Genievre
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    Re: Voyage d'Hermès (2010) {New Perfume}

    light, boring, inoffensive, unspectacular, short-lived, forgettable.
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 17 July 2010

    #3 for Creed Aventus
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    Re: AVENTUS by Creed

    me too man! I got my 4.0 bottle (shipped) from NYC Creed Boutique on Thursday. Spraying this on is so much better (than dabbing it on from the samples I had).

    I know what you mean about "the...
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    Re: BeautyEncounter

    Just so you know... BdP and Vetiver are not high-volume Creeds, so 2005 was probably the most recent batch put out. You should not have returned it. If you bought from www.creedboutique.com, you...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday July 16, 2010

    Bond - Success is a Job


    update: why do i keep giving Bond a chance? this stuff is sickening *going to bathroom to wash off*
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    Re: BeautyEncounter

    it would be pretty pointless to create fake samples. i'd go ahead and throw caution to the wind on this one...
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    Re: Do you wear your CREED frags often?

    you know... almost everyday, the SOTD thread is made up of about 25% people wearing Creed.

    there's a reason for that. especially considering their price premium.

    now, you might think that they...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday July 15, 2010

    Creed Original Vetiver

    http://www.creedboutique.com/25-89-large/creed-original-vetiver.jpg
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    Re: My 5 creed scents

    1. Millesime Imperial (9.3/10): most versatile and best composed




    2. Himalaya (8.1/10): best dry-down and forceful initial presentation


    3. Original Santal (7.8/10): loud, and...
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    Re: Creed Original Vetiver

    this may sound strange, but when I don't feel like wearing any cologne, I wear OV.
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