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    Re: My daughter's first fragrance

    Mon Jasmin Noir Eau Exquise, L'Eau de Chloe, Chanel Chance
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    These are also nice suggestions, thanks!
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    for myself I think I am getting the EDT. I got a sample and really enjoy it for everyday....
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Hi everyone, thank you again for all of your help, just wanted to let you know that I have decided now on Bois des Iles in extrait. I don't know the reaction yet since the birthday is still coming...
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    Re: Histoire de parfum 1826

    Thanks Zeniba for your comment and suggestion, I will look out for Sumatera. Seems like hardly anyone has tried 1826.
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    Re: The SWEETEST frags you can think of?

    Datura Noir Lutens
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    Histoire de parfum 1826

    Hi everyone, I would be curious to hear your opinions on Histoire de parfum 1826
    Does it remind you of any other fragrance at all?
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    Re: Best scents for a gentleman?

    Sycomore, Eau Sauvage, Bel Ami Vetiver, Pour Monsieur, Timbuktu
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    Re: Best fragrance for a financier

    adding Frederic Malle French Lover (aka Bois d'Orage)
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    Re: Best musk fragrance?

    My favorite musks are Acca Kappa, Serge Lutens Clair de Musc, Etro Musc, Narciso for Him Oil (discontinued) but these are on the clean side. Try Musc Nomade by Goutal, Bruno Acampora, Yatagan and Le...
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    Re: Best fragrance for a financier

    Zegna is spot on for the finance world!
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    Re: Best fragrance for a financier

    [Bankers only have time for few sprays in the morning.]
    hilarious!
    these are great choices:
    Dior Eau Sauvage, Terre d´Hermés, Chanel PM, Acqua di Parma Colonia
    Creed doesn't fit what you are...
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Thanks for the insight in Fendi Fan leather. Has Jub 25 lost a lot in your opinion?
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Some years ago I gave her some samples to introduce her to more interesting, new fragrances and she enjoyed it but found most of them a bit strange, like Chanel 18, Patchouli 24 (that one she thought...
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    Re: Gift for the Wife

    I recommend you to try Guerlain Terracotta (for subtle coconut) and Guerlain le Petit Robe Noir in EDP and the Le Couture version (the EDP might be too sweet). Also try Bottega Veneta the original...
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    Re: Looking for a recommendation from By Kilian

    try Back to Black, Sweet Redemption and Liason Dangereuse
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Thanks again! I think in Musc Ravageur she would miss flowers and in Portrait of a Lady the rose might too much but I will try it again and I will also try Knowing. I am also thinking of Fleur de...
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    Re: Can a guy pull off Dior Hypnotic Poison?

    I find it ultra feminine if that is your question
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Oh sorry, I meant Scherrer 2, I mixed it up. 1932 sounds good too. Is anybody familiar with the extrait? But No5 is not quite for her, I think. Alone since she had never been drawn to it before.
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    Re: Gift decision help please

    Thanks for all the comments so far! Good to hear that BdI is rather not melancholic! I will definitely try Ambre Nuit and the other suggestions. I forgot to mention that I am also considering Cuir de...
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    Re: Best Amber Fragrance?

    this one: Ambre 114
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    Gift decision help please

    I am looking for a fragrance as a gift for a super elegant older woman. She used to wear Scherrer III, KL, and Arpege. Now I have in mind Tolu, Alaia and Bois de Iles. What do you say? 31 Rue Cambon...
  23. Re: Share Your Favorite Non-Niche scents for Fall/Winter

    Donna Karan Chaos
    Donna Karan Signiture
    Youth Dew Amber Nude
    Sensous Noir
    Yatagan
  24. Re: A warm, spicy, sweet designer fragrance for the Fall & Winter?

    L'Homme Ideal, L'Istant Pour Homme
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    Re: The "controversial" fragrances

    Le Labo Oud 27, Eau d'Hermes, Etat Libre Rien, Miller Harris L'Air de Rien, CDG & Stephen Jones, Brin de Reglisse, Chanel 18
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    Re: A nice fragrance to wear as a college student?

    Jo Malone Lime Basil Mandarin, Wonderwood Comme des Garcons
  27. Re: 16 year old in need of a warm/spicy but natural cologne.

    Voyage by Hermes - the edp in the black bottle smells warmer, try Sycomore or maybe you find something in the Jo Malone line
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    Re: What gourmand comes to mind...

    Hypnotic Poison, Donna Karen Signiture, Black Cashmere, and Chaos, also Aroma M Geisha Noir - and try the original Comme des Garcons! sorry not all at Sephora
  29. Re: A 16 yo girl adventure with Coromandel - Fathers, beware! And a suggestion...

    I think 28, La Pausa or Osmanthe Yunnan would be nice, don't know if these are part of your collection though...
  30. Re: Need help finding new fragrances for my picky wife

    Lily by Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue
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    Re: Buying a fragrance for my mom

    Poivre Samarkand Hermessence
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    Re: I loved KL for women

    try Donna Karan Signiture and Chaos
  33. Re: Please help me find a scent for my girlfriend's birthday

    Kenzo Flower, Bulgarin Jasmin Noir Eau Exquise
  34. Re: Shopping for Mom: "Spicy and Exotic" for a Chanel 19 wearer

    This sounds intriguing: Secret de Rochas Oud Mystere...
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    Re: Late November Wedding Fragrance

    1000 Jean Patou
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    Re: Best Comme des Garcons

    My favorites are White, Black, Harissa and Dry Clean
  37. Re: looking for something that smells '70's - in a good way

    Chanel Cristalle EDT, Eau D'Orange Verte and look for Jil Sander Bath and Body, it has been re-released. The original was from the early 80ties I think but might fit! Oh and Amazon by Hermes!
  38. Re: What is the sharp metallic note in Chanel 22 and Chanel Cuir de Russie?

    I would say frankincense, its paired with vanilla, white flowers and aldehydes so you might not recognize it immediately. Chanel fragrances are well blended and notes do usually not stick out, rather...
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    Re: Introduction and suggestions?

    To relax: Timbuktu and Sycomore
  40. Re: What is the sharp metallic note in Chanel 22 and Chanel Cuir de Russie?

    I don't get anything sharp from Cuir de Russie. Aldehydes are strong in No22 but mostly dominant in the beginning. No22 also has a prominent incense note that creates a somewhat cold edge-maybe that...
  41. Re: Whats the Bleu De Chanel for Women's Fragrances?

    I think a female equivalent to Bleu would be Allure.
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    Re: Looking for LICORICE!!

    +1 Brin de Reglisse: spray liberatly and reapply once in a while, it is delicious and light, enjoy!
    also +1 CDG Black
  43. Re: I will stop buying bottles when I reach 50, no... 100!!! Please help me out.

    Yatagan
  44. Re: Fragrances reminiscent of baby powder? (Suggestions for a friend)

    Le Labo Labdanum 18 and Le Labo Another 13
  45. Re: any fragrance for a tropical weather - Mauritius -

    If you like coconut....
  46. Re: any fragrance for a tropical weather - Mauritius -

    Timbuktu and Dior Homme Sport are great in the tropics (latter not sure about how long it lasts). Fresh and long lasting: L'Eau d'Issey Homme Sport
  47. Re: Which fragrance is best at smelling like a bakery?

    Bois Farine and Dries van Noten par Frederic Malle!
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    Re: Fragance for ayoung girl

    any of the Guerlain Le Petite Robe Noir line
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    Re: Favourite Men's Fragrances?

    Guerlain L'Instant pour Homme- I prefer the original version over the extreme, which is too sweet to my taste. I also really like Dior Homme Sport.
  50. Re: Are there any great scents that smell like fresh linens?

    yes true and it manages to smells great!
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    Re: Ugliest Bottle for a Great Cologne?

    Lily Stella McCartney (although it's a women's fragrance)
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    Re: Help me navigate through some leathers

    I must add to Cacio's description that Rien is blended unbelievably skillful and it just smells really good!
  53. Re: Does Le Labo Rose 31 smell like cinnamon chewing gum to you?

    Many fragrances have cinnamon notes (Donna Karan Chaos, Kenzo Jungle Elephant, CDG White...) but I guess only few actually smell like BIG RED chewing gum. I have to try spice bomb now.
  54. Re: Signature Scent (Possibly) Being Discontinued (Heaven - by The Gap) - Looking for something simi

    Just came to mind that you could also try Mon Jasmin Noir Eau Exquise and The Blanc, both Bulgari.
  55. Re: Does Le Labo Rose 31 smell like cinnamon chewing gum to you?

    Not at all. But do you know what actually smells like it (after a while into its development): Eau d'Hermes. It also contains lots of cumin. I especially love the Big Red phase about Eau d'Hermes!
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    Re: Help me navigate through some leathers

    A must try is Rien by Etat Libre Orange
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    Re: My collection, three months in.

    I don't think there is any hurry to buy a lot if you work with samples first. So many fragrances that first seem interesting will get on your nerves or loose attraction after testing them a while. I...
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    Re: Whats next on your "To buy" list.

    Eau D'Hermes
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    Re: Very first fragrance

    That came about because I was into old movies like Film Noir and comedies and I very much loved Mariliy Monroe!
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    Re: Suggestions Needed

    try FrenchLover/Bois d'Orage by Frederic Malle and have you sniffed Dior Eau Sauvage? its an old one but classic but tart and somehow contemporary. I also second Declaration.
  61. Re: Fragrance similar to Very Valentino for Women?

    I am also looking for a substitute for Very Valentino for my aunt. I think she enjoys the gentle, unobstrusive powdery but yet fresh quality about it. I got some almond dragee scent from it, maybe...
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    Re: Help me pick a signature

    You might like Guerlain's Rose Barbare, its a beautiful honeyed rose with some spice.
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    Re: Very first fragrance

    first memory of fragrance was in form of soap: Jil Sander Woman II. It had deeply impressed me, I think I was only 6 years old. My first fragrance was Chanel 5 when I was 11 which I received as a...
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    Re: Another Male fragrance thread !

    If you are interested in the opinion of a lady for a change, try Azzaro, French Lover (Malle), Bel Ami and Bel Ami Vetiver, and Chanel Sycomore.
  65. Re: New Member Looking for Discussion & Recommendations

    A really pleasant citrus-vetiver scent is Lime Basil Mandarin by Jo Malone, great for everyday in humid, hot climates! Try also L'Artisan Timbuktu for the underdog, it's crisp and substantial at the...
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    Re: Buying a First Cologne Under $100

    try Curve for Men - really cheap and supposed to be super popular with women
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    Re: Gift for friend, where do I start?

    thanks for the feedback, glad you found something! I have actually never smelled airborne...
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    Re: father

    Armani Aqua di Gio Essenza or Sycomore
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    Re: Gift for friend, where do I start?

    Bois de Violette by Serge Lutens (not sure if they carry it in your store) or Eau de Magnolia Frederic Malle. If you want it more unisex then Sugi by Comme des Garcons.

    You know what would be...
  70. Re: Signature Scent (Possibly) Being Discontinued (Heaven - by The Gap) - Looking for something simi

    it's floral, bright, clean and not heavy or indolic but on the other end not soapy either. It will be different to Heaven because its cleaness is not due to white musc but they share the clean take...
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    Re: Une Fleur de Cassie by Frederic Malle

    To me this smells like classic french perfumery at its best but at the same time it is a contemporary, genuine composition, more so than, for example, Rue Cambon. I perceive it as very feminine and...
  72. Re: Signature Scent (Possibly) Being Discontinued (Heaven - by The Gap) - Looking for something simi

    You might also want to try L.l.L.Y by Stella McCartney in EDP. It is a very light, fresh floral (lily of the valley) and it does the trick:...
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    Re: Something for Fall and Winter in New England

    Le Labo Vetiver 46, Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver, Frederic Malle Bois d'Orage/French Lover
  74. Re: What's your favourite oriental in the heat and humidity?

    Homage Amouage by far
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    Re: Job Interview Fragrance?

    Something very clean and subtle, don't spray a lot. Bulgari Eau Parfumee au The Vert, Omnia Crystalline (whitish Omnia bottle) or Bottega Veneta Eau Legere would be appropriate.
  76. Thread: Hello from NYC

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    Re: Hello from NYC

    Barneys is great for fragrances too! Have you tried Eau Sauvage and Comme des Garcons Black and 2Man?
  77. Re: Signature Scent (Possibly) Being Discontinued (Heaven - by The Gap) - Looking for something simi

    Try Acca Kappa White Moss, the new Narciso Rodriguez: Narciso, and Love and Tears by Kilian. Good luck!
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    Re: A fragrance for my mother ? Need your help

    Bottega Veneta could be really good!!! Also try Mitsouko in Extrait, Bois de Iles, Cuir de Russie and second Rue Cambon. Relatively close to Opium but easier to wear is Youth Dew Amber Nude...
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    Re: Jil Sander Woman Two - any fans out there?

    Hi, I am a big fan but I only remember smelling the soap when I was a kid and it was heaven!
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    Re: Professional fresh scent?

    Have you found your fragrance yet? If you like Opium you should try Donna Karan Chaos for a more contemporary spicy scent. I also recommend you Serge Lutens Bois de Violette and Clair de Musc.
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    Re: Perfume that smells like blush

    Try Love by Chloe, Kenzo Flower EDP, Chanel No5 EDT or Eau Premiere
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    Re: What to wear on first dates

    Tom Ford Grey Vetiver and yes, it should be something you are very comfortable wearing!
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    Re: What perfume to wear for a fancy dinner?

    Hi there, what did you actually end up wearing? :smiley:
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    Re: Next Fragrance:Opinions needed

    Expensive doesn't necessarily mean good but nice to have a wide range to choose from! Try By Kilian's ouds and L'Artisan Timbuktu
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    Re: Wedding day fragrance suggestions

    According to her taste I recommend you to try By Kilian Liason Dangereuse (well, not sure if the name suits a wedding but the scent sure does) and Le Petit Robe Noir in extrait or if you want it more...
  86. Re: I'm Looking for a 25th Birthday Present for my Boyfriend

    How about a set of 4 small bottles of Hermessence including Brin de Reglisse and Vetiver Tonka? And Bel Ami Vetiver (also Hermes) is great. Let us know what you pick...
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    Re: your favourite male scent to wear

    Egoiste, Guerlain Vetiver, ELO Rien, and Eau d'Hermes-not sure if the latter one is a mens fragrance at all.
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    Re: What perfume to wear for a fancy dinner?

    Good Girl Gone Bad
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    Re: Help me find a fragrance for my spouse.

    try Prada Infusion Iris Absolue, Cartier Panthere, Bottega Veneta
  90. Re: Need advice: Sis wants Carnal Flower. Less expensive suggestions?

    try Kai, it shares the green quality with Carnal Flower
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    Re: Suggestions for a good Perfume for my mother.

    Try Chanel Coco Noir (in the black bottle) or Dior J'Adore
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    Re: suggestions for wife

    Please try Jour d'Hermes - it's a winner, beautiful bottle too!
  93. Re: Which discontinued fragrance is number one on your list?

    ENVY. Also Jil Sander Woman II and Halston.
  94. Re: The good, the bad and the ugly - Oriental rose scents

    My favorites are Homage Amouage, Nahema and Rose Barbare.
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    Re: Looking for 2-3 not-too-sweet fragrances

    I recommend you to sniff two of the Chanel Exclusifs: Chanel No 18 and 28, La Pausa. Also try the new Hermes Jour d'Hermes and Narciso Rodriguez For Her
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    Re: Suggestions for my girlfriend...

    Narciso Rodriguez For Her
    What we do in Paris is a Secret by A Lab on Fire
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    Re: Hi! I'm new and I need help!!

    Chanel Coco Madmoiselle, Guerlain L'Instant, Dior Addict, Narciso Rodriguez For Her (pink bottle)
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    Re: Please help me buy my wife some nice perfume

    some great quality scents to try are Prada Infusion Iris Absolue, Bottega Veneta, Chanel No 5 Eau Premiere, Bulgari Femmes
    good luck!
  99. Re: Which clean, powdery scent you can recommend ??

    Love Chloe smells very clean and very powdery! Second Prada Infusion d'Iris Absolue and also try Chanel No 22 and Prada L'Eau d'Ambre. I get complimented on Love don't be shy By Kilian everytime I...
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    Re: Drop Dead Sexy Fragrance

    I agree about Carnal Flower, it's gorgeous and your cat is hilarious! I suggest you Coromandel and to try some of the By Kilian line, especially Back to Black, Rose Oud, and Love don't be shy. Also,...
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