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    Re: Serge Lutens Fragrances.

    Fumerie Turque for sure!
  2. Re: Suggest me a not too sweet woody coffee fragrance please

    Cuba Express a gorgeous blend of rum, tobacco, coffee, chocolate, fruits and exotic spices.
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    Re: Still on the hunt for a citrus niche fragrance

    I know you said no orange, but Heeley's Oranges & Lemons is a beauty
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    Re: Coromandel from Chanel Les Exclusifs - For Men?

    My DH and I both wear it, it smells quite different on each of us and I must say I LOVE it on him.
  5. Re: Newbie needs help finding a skin scent (Also posted under Just Starting Out)

    Musks are some of the largest fragrance molecules and many people are unable to smell (anosmia) many of them. I'm one of those that cannot smell any of the big powerhouse musks, Musc Kublai Khan,...
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    Re: What do you love enough to have a backup?

    Only one, but it is one I know I'll always love and always 'need' and it may just go away so have back up stashed away, Sous le Vent
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    Re: Which Guerlain frags should I try?

    I love Sous le Vent so much I recently bought a back up bottle 'just in case', and at $300 a bottle I didn't care, I just knew I HAVE to have a back up of it :)
  8. Thread: Anosmic to Musc

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    Re: Anosmic to Musc

    Thanks! Now I know where to begin.
  9. Thread: Anosmic to Musc

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    Anosmic to Musc

    If one is anosmic to the powerhouse muscs, MKK and Malle's MR for example, but can smell and appreciate a musc like Mona di Orio's new Musc, can anyone offer some type of category for muscs to try?
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    Re: Mona di Orio - Les Nombres dOr

    I sampled all three and Musc won hands down. I'm anosmic to many musks, but thankfully this one comes through loud and clear and clean, love it! Purchased decant for the moment though fb will not...
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    Re: Ava Luxe is selling EdP and Extraits again

    The only place to get her samples is through The Perfumed Court, no affiliation.
  12. Re: How does Montale Roses Musk compare with other Montales ( with a rose note) ?

    Have you tried Paestum Rose?
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    Re: Orange with Vanilla?

    Guerlain Cologne du 68, and very long lasting it is much closer to edp strength than cologne.
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    Re: Vero Profumo EdP - has anyone tried these?

    Any word on where and when the edp's will be available? I've been looking forward to these since I first heard of them. I had read they would be out in June, but still not finding them for sale...
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    Re: What's your favourite iris?

    I like this one a lot too, just wish it lasted longer than it did in sampling.

    Finally found my iris LOVE in Guerlain's Iris Ganache!
  16. Re: Heeley - Oranges and Lemons, say the Bells of St. Clement's

    It is gorgeous stuff! The blend of several citruses (Oranges, Lemons, Bergamot, Mandarine, Neroli, Petitgrain) is masterful with each taking a bow as it expands over time. The tea, ylang & vetiver...
  17. Re: Which rose-dominant scents have good longevity?

    I can still smell Montale Deep Roses on fabric the next day. My favorite rose and very similar to Une Rose but half the price.
  18. Re: Best summer cologne based primarily the scent of oranges?

    Guerlain's Cologne du 68
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    Re: Guerlain shop, Palazzo (Venetian) Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

    May I add my kudos for Ms Tee? My experience was over the phone ordering some Sous Le Vent and she was the most pleasant and helpful SA I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Will definitely place...
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    Re: Incense; I AM Smitten!

    I love incense too, and Duchaufour's Paestum Rose is a favorite. Recently sampled Scents of Time's Maya which has a strong Copal incense and I think this type may be one that I find most appealing,...
  21. Re: Hi!Is there any "clean" perfume with a tobacco note?++

    Ineke's Field Notes from Paris has a beautiful heart of nicotiana flowers

    Top: orange blossom, lemon and coriander
    Heart: tobacco blossom, patchouli and cedar
    Base: tonka bean, benzoin and...
  22. Thread: Osmanthus!

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    Re: Osmanthus!

    Found my Osmanthus HG in Ineke's Evening Edged in Gold. Finally, a glorious osmanthus that lasts!
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    Re: Osmanthus, with a masculine twist?

    Parfum d'Empire's Osmanthus Interdite is a beautiful Osmanthus with enough musk to make it unisex to my mind, it surely smells gorgeous on DH's skin. It lists rose and jasmine in notes, but I think...
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    Re: Best Orange Blossom

    Up to now I would have said Luten's Fleur d'Oranger, but I recently sampled Francis Kurkdjian's APOM Pour Femme Eau de Parfum and it has become my new standard for orange blossom. I'm getting a...
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    Poll: Re: Best rose scent for men?

    Another vote for Paestum Rose
  26. Re: Has Anybody tried the 4 new Keiko Mechieri scents?

    I recently tried Iris Pourpre and it is superb! The strongest and thankfully most lasting iris I've tried, and I've tried many, this is on my FB list. And I hope soon!

    It is the more powdery...
  27. Re: Montale Wild Aoud and Deep Roses - First Impressions

    I beg to differ with your description of Deep Roses. After sampling as many of the Montale rose fragrances as I could possibly find, none is as gorgeous, on me, as this beauty. It is my first FB of...
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    Re: Amber recs please

    Teo Cabanel's Alahine
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    Re: Feminine sandalwood scent?

    Fleur de Santal
    Eau de Parfum
    by Sinfonia di Note

    An incredibly beautiful Sandalwood!
  30. Thread: a lady's rose

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    Re: a lady's rose

    After searching for a rose scent forever, I found my perfect rose in Montale's Deep Roses. Like burying your face in a bouquet of heritage roses and sprayed on fabric it will last for days.
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    Re: The Ultimate Oriental Fragrance is?

    Ditto! Along with Toujours Moi - both in vintage formula
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    Re: Guerlain Shalimar & Habit Rouge Query

    I really love Shalimar and I'm trying to sample the different strengths from the different periods of formulas to try and find which works best for me. But it is very confusing, I've read the guides...
  33. Re: What happened to Vibert's reviews and recent posts?

    Losing Vibert and his reviews would be a great loss indeed. Vibert, if you publish a book I'd buy it at once! If you start a blog or any other outlet for your reviews I'd subscribe!

    I always...
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    Re: Most Honey-rich masculine or unisex

    You won't find better than Botrytis.
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    Re: Biggest disappointment of 2009 so far? ☹☹☹

    Another vote here for Nuits de Cellophane, all I got was one humongous melon note! Whenever I have a melon the rind gets double ziplocked bagged before going in the garbage, I mean why on earth...
  36. Thread: Where are you!

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    Re: Where are you!

    I'm on the extreme opposite part of the same state. If anyone here other than my family ever wears a fragrance, it would probably be eau de elk during hunting season :)
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    Re: Ylang Ylang Suggestions?

    Teo Cabanel's Alahine is a gorgeous Ylang & amber
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    Re: Chamade, Chamade, Chamade.....

    Why is it that aldehydes are not listed in any list of notes?
  39. Poll: Re: Find me something suitable, but different, and ...

    Definitely give Paestum Rose a try.
  40. Thread: Search Problem

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    Re: Search Problem

    Thank you for your efforts to help, Tang. When I get the almost blank page in reviews there isn't even a 'report' link to use.

    Today for some reason I can get the pages to load, but this has...
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    Re: Search Problem

    Is it because I'm not a supporting member yet that I'm not getting a response from admin? Well I'm not likely to become a supporting member if I can't even get the reviews to come in. Or for that...
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    Re: Search Problem

    Is there any kind of Administrator that might be able to give some assistance with this? I'd surely love to read some reviews!
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    Re: Search Problem

    Ok, it is doing it again, it was suddenly working for a few days and now once again, I get a page with nothing but the side bar and heading when I try to go to the reviews.

    Any assistance will be...
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    Re: sweet warm powerful scent for my wife

    Botrytis - Ginestet
    Alahine - Teo Cabanel
    Tsukimi - Annayake
    Ambre Sultan - Serge Lutens
    If you can find it, Ambre Precieux - MPG
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    Re: Vanilla Wood / Woody Vanilla

    M. Micallef, Note Vanillee is very nice. Opens a bit boozy but the sandalwood and vanilla are the stars.
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    Re: Reliable source for MPG Ambre Precieux?

    Well, Tonyprince, I found some for you before, maybe I can do it again :)

    I don't know if they do indeed have some in stock, but this store http://www.theboyscosmetics.com/store/contact_us.php is...
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    Re: Penhaligon's Extract of Limes

    Did you try the others in the collection?
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    Re: Reliable source for MPG Ambre Precieux?

    Assuming one can find them, what would be a good price US for 100 ml bottles of Ambre Precieux, Santal Noble or Route de Vetiver?
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    Re: *S o t D*, Sunday, 2nd August 2009

    What is your pronouncement on Undo, I love Annayake but haven't tried this one yet.
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    Fragrance and Health

    I KNEW Encens & Lavande was good for me, now if I could just get my insurance company to pay for it!


    Fragrant plant & fruit scents repress activity of more than 100 genes involved in sustaining...
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    Re: Search Problem

    Thanks for the kind reply :)

    No I do not have a Mac, I am running Firefox on my PC and what you have described is exactly what is happening. It doesn't happen all the time but it certainly is...
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    Re: Search Problem

    Can't anyone help with this?
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    Search Problem

    What could the problem be? For the last few days whenever I try to search a fragrance, I'll first get the page listing references to the scent, but then when I click on the link it takes me to a...
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    Re: Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier, risky blind buy?

    Have you checked ebay? There are quite a few MPGs up for bid at remarkably good prices, true they aren't some the of more common HGs, but some of the prices I've seen some go for, a blind isn't too...
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    Re: FLORIS SPECIAL No 127 ,any opinion?

    It is a pleasant scent, but the lasting power is nil, I mean in minutes it disappeared.
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    Re: Some incense fragrances..??

    Eau d'Italie's Paestum Rose is great on men or women and gets a Chandler Burr five star rating.

    Luten's Encens & Lavande is a beauty that lasts and lasts.
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    Re: MPG -- discontinues shipping to the US?

    I found an online retailer that still has some Ambre Precieux in stock!

    90ml for $105.00 free US shipping!

    Ready, set, GO!!!!
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  58. Re: I'm sample shopping! Noob seeks recommendations

    Sinfonia di Note's Fleur de Santal, simply gorgeous wood
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    Re: Davidoff Silver Shadow Private

    Could you tell us what you thought of your sample of Annayake Tomo? I can't find samples of it anywhere. Thanks
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