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    Re: Amouage Tribute Attar

    Got back from Oman yesterday, and whilst I didn't make it to the Amouage factory, I stopped off at the duty free Amouage shop and picked up a tola of Tribute. Cost is 65 Omani riyals.

    Also sampled...
  2. Re: Chance of Job Promotion- Fragrance Opinions?

    I'd go with a good vetiver - strong, sharp, classy, masculine and clean.
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    Re: A*men Pure Coffee

    Trying my PC today, seems to align to the descriptions above. Great coffee scent for the first hour, which fades into the A Men scent, which is very pleasant. Silage is also not fantastic, I used 8...
  4. Re: Encre noir: In praise of cashmere woods

    This stuff has LONGEVITY! Crikey, 2 sprays (1 to chest, 1 to forearm) and 8 hours later it is still very, very active - go easy on this chaps!
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    Re: Your Favourite Amouage Fragrance

    Bestest: Homage attar
    Worstest: Silver
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    Re: Chopard Noble Vetiver?

    I tried this yesterday, sprayed on both arms - I agree it's a nice, relatively simple, un-harsh vetiver. Didn't get any tobacco notes?

    If you're looking for a balanced, clean, for-work vetiver,...
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    Re: Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford

    I wore this again today to see if it could be worn as an everyday scent - I don't know, it just doesn't feel right rocking up to my office smelling like a hairy, ex-ivy league, cigar smoking,...
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    Re: What cologne says "I have money"

    Oud. Any oud.
  9. Re: Encre noir: In praise of cashmere woods

    Someone please stop me - at the rate I'm going I'll need a new house to store all my new frags..!

    Bought 100ml encre noir EDT today - just love these earthy, woody perfumes. My expectations were...
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    Re: Mont Blanc homme Exceptionnel.

    Sampled this today, I really liked it - something mainstream but..different..spicy, bit woody, vetiver with a touch of cool water. May buy a bottle.
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    My wife bought me this for valentines day, bless her little socks. Love woody scents, and this really met my expectations. It's a really good peppery, woody scent, with a sprinkle of oud. Highly...
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    Re: Tuscan Leather by Tom Ford

    I bought a 50ml bottle of this recently - and used it for the first time yesterday. The scent immediately transported me to an old library, sitting in a cracked, old red leather chair, with the musty...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, February 11th, 2011

    L'Occitane eau des baux
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    Re: Amouage Homage Attar Initial Review

    I'm looking forward to grabbing some in a few weeks - from what I've read it may be similar to arabian oud al siraj?
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    Re: CREED: Who has NEVER tried them?

    If you asked me this question yesterday, I would have replied "me"...however, I did try a couple this morning (Original Vetiver and Tabarome). The Tabarome was ok, I was not over enamored with the...
  16. Re: Visiting Oman - best (cheapest) place to buy Amouage attars?

    Re splits, I'm actually in Saudi..so shipping to oz may be a problem. I will be visiting oz in July this year, so may be able to ship when I land. I'll let you know my plans, and if the stars align...
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    Re: Black Marlin - WHERE ARE YOU?

    Just picked up a bottle of this today - sniffed it and loved it, a really great marine scent. I may post some more once I try it for a couple of days. The perfume store under my place of work has...
  18. Re: Visiting Oman - best (cheapest) place to buy Amouage attars?

    Terrific, great information. I hope inflation hasnt stoked prices much, but at 130 / tola I might just max out the CC :happy:
  19. Visiting Oman - best (cheapest) place to buy Amouage attars?

    Recommendations in Muscat?
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    Poll: Re: Virgin Island Water

    Really want to try this - though would imagine the scent would have to worn in times which align to the notes..warm, lazy days.
  21. Re: Whats the difference between Layering / Blending please?

    ^This
  22. Poll: Re: Your Favorites from the Tom Ford Private Blends

    Tuscan leather
    Moss Breches
    Oud Wood

    (with italian cypress a close 4th...)
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    yes, another arabian oud pure oud oil.

    havent told the wife about my..investments..yet. She isn't a fan of oud.

    guess there is some truth in the term opposites attract.
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    Sorry, yes, by mainstream I meant an excellent, niche scent that would appeal to many - purely because it smells so good.

    I went back and bought a 1/4 tola of pure oud oil, recommended by one of...
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    Re: On the shirt or on the chest?

    I spray to the chest, then spray a mist into the air about a foot in front of me, walk through it.
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    The spray was very good - it really could be a "mainstream" western release in my opinion.

    Re mukhallets - I started out siraj and asala with but I'd be very happy to receive any recommendations -...
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    Arabian Oud - Kalemat

    I have to say, I'm like a kid in a sweet shop right now with Arabian Oud. I picked up a few mukhallats and a bottle of Kalemat edt last week.

    Kalemat was entered (by Arabian Oud) into the regional...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, Feburary 4, 2010

    Bassem al qassem 3000
  29. Re: Are A*Men Flankers Sold in Your Part of the World?

    In Saudi, you can find amen,bmen,pure malt,pure coffee..all the TM scents.
  30. Re: Amouage Reflection and Ciel being discontinued

    I'm heading to oman next month, will try to visit the factory and get the news from the horses mouth. And buy some RM...
  31. Re: Giorgio For Men By Beverly Hills - How Would You Rate It

    Dont like it (didn't like it) - I remember getting this as a gift a while ago, though I probably used way too much as I was a 17 year old who thought he was running with the big boys when wearing...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Forgot to say, its 2 for 1 at arabian oud now in Saudi - time to stock up....love their sales
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Arabian oud - siraj, asala and a bottle of kalemat.

    Nice.
  34. Re: TODAY I SAID " FAREWELL " TO : February 2011

    CK be - horrible stuff, never to grace my house again.
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    Re: A*men Pure Coffee

    Just bought this today - found it in my local fragrance store (Saudi) for a great price (so I bought 2 bottles). Love the intense coffee opening, really in your face - smell a little bitterness too,...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: February 2011

    Nabbed 2 bottles of A*Men Pure Coffee.
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    Re: Bassem al Qassem

    I don't know if they have any copies of their catalogue - it was in store only. It was an interesting read though, they had hundreds of types. I might ask them, and post it here.
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    Re: Bassem al Qassem

    Hey noggs, I guess it's not like a perfume lab or anything - they have stock bottles of all their fragrances, a catalogue and some recommendations on blends. They either have the blend there pre-made...
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    Bassem al Qassem

    Went to this store in Riyadh today - loved it. All their scents are numbered, all EDPs. You basically create your own fragrance, plus they have preblends ready to sample.

    I sampled a few musks,...
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    Re: Happy Australia Day!

    G'day everyone and a happy Straya Day to all...especially after last nights football match...
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    Re: You guys have got me paranoid...

    Very placating responses, thank you chaps. Noggs, I bought some oud oil last week, a recommendation from a Saudi friend - cant recall the name (it was spelt in arabic for the SA) but it smells...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: January 2011

    Montale black oud
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    You guys have got me paranoid...

    ..with all the talk about fake this, copy that..I bought a bottle of Montale black oud today, and now I'm wondering if this is a snidey copy :grin: (from a perfume store in riyadh)

    Does anyone...
  44. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    Well, I tried the oudy woody on the weekend - I'm not familiar with all the jargon used on this site, so be lenient.

    The initial burst is definitely a strong, almost pure oud, which smothers any...
  45. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    www.surratiperfumes.com is better

    www.surratiperfumes.net is sh*t

    They should take down the .net
  46. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    Let me wear it and I'll post an update. Initial smell from the spray card were good, but I'd like to get it on some skin before I comment.
  47. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    No - it's still sh*t.
  48. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    According to their wonderful website, they have a shop in Dammam.

    Name: Dammam

    Address: Wholesale Market

    Phone: 03-8336699

    City: Dammam
  49. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    Success! Found the Surrati store, and bought a Tom Oud and Oudy Woody.

    From the initial sniff, I wasn't overly impressed with the Tom Oud, but once it dries on the skin, it really does shine....
  50. Re: Surrati - Tom Oud - a gorgeous oud oil from KSA

    I'm going to downtown Riyadh this morning to try to find the local Surrati showroom. I have an address, but that means little over here...looking to pick up some Tom Oud, Oudy Woody and any other...
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    Re: Montale finally got one right!

    I've just (literally) tried this in a perfume store near my office (in Riyadh) - I like it, the oud is not as powerful as black oud, with more of a balanced pine/wood scent.
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