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    Re: Niche Fragrance Testing Pt. 4!

    Great review. I love Acqua Viva too. One of my favorites.
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    Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum

    I enjoy it more during colder month. Smell really distinctive and comforting.
  3. Re: What does everything think of Bond Bleecker st?

    Still wear it occasionally, nice summer scent, though not distinctive enough.
  4. Re: Monsieur Balmain in cube bottle - does it smell different than that in bright yellow can?

    Hednic, great to know, I was hoping you could chime in. I saw you recommending it multiple times, it's the main reason I'm getting it.
    Somehow that big yellow can conjure up an image of a huge...
  5. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Freshest for me - Neroli Portofino
    Cleanest - YSL Rive Gauche
  6. Monsieur Balmain in cube bottle - does it smell different than that in bright yellow can?

    I noticed that now Monsieur Balmain comes in clear cube bottles instead of the traditional bright yellow can. I'm thinking of ordering the new version, but feel a bit hesitant. Can someone who have...
  7. Re: Le Labo/O'Driu/Bogue/Amouage Journey/Creed Acqua Originales/Kilian Exclusives/La Parfumerie Mode

    50ml of Bergamote 22 for me please.

    Thanks.
  8. Thread: Sel Marin

    by StormRiider
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    Re: Sel Marin

    I love Sel Marin. Plan to buy a bottle soon. Remind me of sea breeze and beach.
  9. Re: Help me find my signature scent-long post ahead

    Tom Ford tobacco vanille
  10. Re: TOM FORD SPLITS - $125 (50ml) US, CANADA, & PM ME FOR WORLDWIDE

    Already 2 signed up, if you sign up, we will have 3, not far from the 5 required.
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    Re: Glass vs Plastic samples

    I've just broke a glass sample of geranium pour monsieur this morning. It dropped from my hand and hit the sink. Never broke a plastic sample. Something to consider.
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    Re: Diptyque Philosykos EDT vs EDP

    EDP last twice as long on my skin with less fig leaf.
  13. Re: TOM FORD SPLITS - $125 (50ml) US, CANADA, & PM ME FOR WORLDWIDE

    Please put me down for 50ml of Neroli Portofino.

    Thanks.
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    Re: Gendarme appreciation thread

    How is the EDP in terms of longevity?
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    Re: Anyone here use just one spray?

    Interlude Man and TV are the only 1 spray scents I have. Others require 3 or more.
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    Re: Best "blue" fragrance

    Almost Transparent Blue by A Lab On Fire, citrus with a bit of aquatic feel.
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    Re: decantshop.com

    They ship pretty quickly and always well packaged, I'd buy from them again.
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    Re: Good fresh and green scent

    Philosykos EDP is my SOTD. Still going strong after 7 hours.
  19. Re: I'm going to San Francisco tomorrow! What should I try?

    I was in SF on Tuesday, and was at Barney's sampling their various lines. The lady there was helpful but not very informed. Then just as I was ready to leave, this gentleman came over and told me...
  20. Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Just did some sampling at Neiman Marcus and Barney's and found these gems.

    Byredo - Pulp
    Frederic Malle - Bigarade concentree

    Thanks.
  21. Poll: Re: Poll: Lutens Ambre Sultan or Fille en Aiguilles

    FeA for me, love the sweet Forrest smell.
  22. All French Pronunciation available on Google Translate

    I'm doing a talk on perfume and my French is non-existent.

    I watched a whole bunch of YouTube videos, but the audio quality is poor and coverage is spotty.

    Then I hit Google Translate.

    I...
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    Re: Do suggest me a new chanel summer scent

    AHS will be my recommendation. The extreme smelled meh. AS is perfect for summer.
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    Re: Sel Marin - Overhyped

    I quite like my decant of Sel Marin. Plan to buy a full bottle soon.
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    Re: Favorite notes?

    Tea
    Neroli
    Vetiver
    Ylang Ylang
    In that order.
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    Re: Does anyone keep a bottle at work?

    I don't right now, but this thread reminded me that I should. Will bring some spray samples of Allure Homme Sport in my desk.
  27. Re: So why are the prices so much lower on Fragrancenet over other places like Luckyscents?

    I frequent men's fashion where the same debate happens all the time. Some folks don't understand why someone would pay full retail than going to Woot or Yoox to but at a significant discount. I...
  28. Re: Going to the mall today. What should I check out?

    Eau Sauvage Parfum. I just got a full bottle after testing it at Sephora.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    Went to L'Occitane to buy Vetiver but decided to buy Verveine instead. Verveine Very very strong smell of verbena that instantly boosted my mood. Looking forward to wearing it once the weather is...
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    Re: Worst blind buy for you???

    LIDG - there is a note in there that just doesn't work on the my skin - I think it's the combination of Lavender and Cedar.
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    Re: eBay Seller Samples

    I'm guessing wholesalers.
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    Re: Accidents & Blunders. Your worst?

    About a month ago, I knocked over a 10ml decant of TF Black Orchid over the bathroom counter from about 2 feet and it shattered, Some parts of the wood under the marble still smells faintly of it. ...
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    Re: NOTHING Lasts on my skin!

    I have a similar problem with longevity. I now layer iso super with fragrances that don't last long on my skin. For example, I normally get 4-5 hours with Timbuktu, but with layering, I'm still...
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    Re: Noirdrakkar Reviews Erolfa by Creed

    Erolfa turns sour on my skin quickly, smells good on paper though.
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    Poll: Re: Your favorite Amouage (non-Opus)?

    Memoir Man and Jubilation man. Reflection Man is nice. Interlude Man is too strong. Don't care for Gold man or Epic man.
  36. Re: Some suggestions on how to sell some fragrances

    There are articles on eBay and Wiki how on how to pack perfume bottles for shipping.
    i think most atomizer dispense 5-10 sprays per ml. Unless you are selling very expensive scents, no one will...
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    Re: If you won the lottery...

    This. Like the writer in the scent trail did. Have my favorite perfumers create a few personal scents for me.
  38. Poll: Re: Dior (Homme, Sport, Intense) x Allure (Homme, Sport, Blanche) x Guerlain (Homme, Intense, Leau)

    Chanel trio for me. Citruses are my favorite notes.
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    Re: Macys Experience

    There is no way to verify what the SA said, nor should I care. I don't wear perfumes that famous people wear.
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    Re: Men's Best Seller List

    Now I know what not to buy so I don't smell like anyone else.
  41. Re: With Tom Ford's Tuscan Leather, what spray amount is proper?

    2-3 sprays on the neck in fall/winter, maybe half a spray in spring/summer.
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    Re: Advice me on everyday use cologne

    TdH , sorry, auto correct not working.
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    Re: How do you apply Dior Homme?

    Have you tried putting it on top of fragrance free lotion? My skin is quite dry, putting on lotion helps greatly, especially after shower.
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    Re: Advice me on everyday use cologne

    ThD would be my pick since it is all season scent.
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    Sticky: Re: City Guides: Read Me First.

    Grant:

    The San Francisco link returns a 404 error, thought you'd like to know.

    Thanks.
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    Perfume industry news?

    There used to be a sub-forum for Perfume Industry News, I can't seem to find it now, am I not looking hard enough or is it no longer there?

    Thanks.
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    Re: La nuit de l'homme or Pure Malt?

    Pure malt if you and your friends like booze. Otherwise La Nuit.
  48. Re: Creed Virgin Island Water or Millesime Imperial

    MI for me. I like eating coconut, but VW doesn't last on my skin.
  49. Re: Fragrances that are really popular but you didn't like?

    Guerlain Vetiver - smells like medicine to me
    DH and DHI - too much lavender
    Bentley For Men Intense - Jubilation XXV is much better
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    Poll: Re: Looking for masculine summer fragrance

    Heeley Sel Marin is perfect for stroll along the beach. Chanel Allure Homme Sport for office.
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    Re: Tapatalk issues?

    I get this occasionally as well. Logging out then login again usually fix the problem
  52. Re: Tobacco Vanille/L'instant de Guerlain Extreme EDP/U.S. Only

    PM sent.
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    Re: Decant retailers with normal shipping

    Who at crystal flacon are BN regulars?
  54. Poll: Re: L'homme line from YSL. Which is your favorit?

    La Nuit de L'homme is the best in my mind, however L'homme Parfume Intense smells very interesting. I'll get another sample and try it out again.
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    Re: creamy sophisticated scent for home use

    My local Sephora has samples for YSL L'Homme and Egoiste. I thought Sephora is French company so they may have branches in UK. I recommend anything with Vanilla, like Diptyque Eau Duelle.
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    Re: Is this a legit place to buy MI?

    I thought buying testers are fine, the counterfeiters don't usually bother with testers. So I say go for it. I bought a few testers from eBay (though not Creed), and they all were fine.
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    Re: Sel Marin and Compliments?

    Never received a compliment on Sel Marin. But again I rarely receive compliment on what fragrance I'm wearing because my skin just absorbs it very quickly. I do however, enjoy wearing it, if for no...
  58. Re: How do you get a decant sample from sephora?

    Been getting 3 samples each time I visited. Just ask nicely.
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    Re: best Amouage Fragrace for men!

    I like Jubilation XXV, Memoir Man, and Reflection Man
    Don't care for Epic Man, Interlude or Gold Man.
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    Re: Feedback etiquette

    Great suggestions, I like the eBay analogy. I'll go ahead and submit my feedbacks.
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    Feedback etiquette

    Have a quick question regarding feedback etiquette.

    I've swapped perfumes with a fellow BF member a few times. I left positive feedback the first time, but unsure if I should continue to leave...
  62. Re: Tom Ford Oud Fleur, Plum Japonais, AVENTUS

    PM sent to your email address.

    Thanks.
  63. Re: iTrader feedback now updated with Huddler feedbacks

    Wow, what a pleasant surprise. Good work.
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    Re: Best shoes for a casual date?

    Suede wingtip works nicely.
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    Re: Where to find suit deals?

    Mary's had frequent sales. Their Tommy Hilfiger and DKNY slim fit suits though fused but will do if only worn occasionally.
  66. Re: Your Favorite Formal (Non-Tuxedo) Suit Designer?

    Caruso fits me right off the rack. It's also fully canvassed.
  67. Re: Deal-breaker notes, What are your least favorite perfume notes?

    For the longest time, I didn't know why I never liked Dior Homme. Then one day, I was at L'Occitane store, and by chance, smelled their Lavender scent, and that almost make me throw up. I now know...
  68. Re: Do You 'Make Offers' when frag shopping on Ebay?

    I have offered a lower price when I think the BIN price is too high. My offer success rate is about 50%, it pays to be polite and persistent.
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    Re: Looking to add a Creed - which one?

    Silver Mountain Water if you like tea.4-6 hours on my skin, which is pretty good given my skin type.
  70. Thread: Base note

    by StormRiider
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    Re: Base note

    Vanilla by a mile
  71. Re: Should skinny guys be wearing beige and red?

    The color of your cloth should not really depends on your physique, but more to your complexion and hair color.

    You can order a color book from http://www.colormebeautiful.com/ that tells you what...
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    Re: What are your favourite clothing brands?

    I used to spend way more time on StyleForum than Basenote.

    Suit: Indochino MTM or Caruso OTR
    Shoes: Allen Edmonds
    Pants: Brooks Brothers Milano
    Shirts: Brooks Brothers Extra Slim Fit or Modern...
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    Re: What do u think of these neckerchief?

    Depends on the rest of your outfit. For example, the color and pattern of your pocket square and your tie. You want them to be close by not exactly matching.
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    Re: Just sampled: "Bentley for Men"

    Just got Intense version today. Opening is quite similar to Jubilation XXV. Dry down is a bit effervescent.
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    Re: Reviews from May to October 2013

    This is great, finally can read the missing reviews again. Keep up the good work.
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    Re: Fresh fragrance for men suggestions.

    Heeley Sel Marin or MI may work for you.
  77. Re: Considering a blind buy of Chanel Pour Monsieur

    Don't. I got a sample, and cannot stand it.
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    Re: The official male fragrance of Basenotes

    TdH, it's unique and masculine.
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    Re: Eau Daux Bau

    I asked the exact same question at a L'occitane shop in the mall today, the SA told me it's not being discontinued, but reduced in production. Don't know what that means, but got a bottle just in...
  80. Re: 3 sprays of Kiehl's original musk almost made me throw up

    I thought the floral part is well done. I actually can't really smell musk, but for some reason it just nauseate me. Well, guess I'll stick with wood, oriental, and marine scents for now.
  81. 3 sprays of Kiehl's original musk almost made me throw up

    I like my scents to be subtle. Sel Marin is near the top of my list.

    Yesterday, I decided to wear Kiehl's Original Musk, but forgot that I usually only take 1 spray. Sprayed 3, all on the neck,...
  82. Re: Define Your Personal Financial Limit Regarding Single Purchases

    $250 per 100ml. Any higher than that require a 3 month sampling / deliberation. Recently purchased Amouage Jubilation XXV and Memoir Man after about 6 months of thinking / sampling.
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    Re: My core 6 frags

    GPH II - night out
    TdH EDT - fall / winter office
    GIT - spring / summer office
    Sel Marin - summer office and outside
    SMW - spring, fall
    Jubilation - holidays and special occasions
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