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  1. Re: Creed: Your personal Top 3 list for LONGEVITY & PROJECTION ?

    Jardin d'Amalfi
    Windsor
    Aventus
  2. Re: Worst Fragrance week ever (Really mad right now)

    Your luck will turn to good luck shortly, just don't get stuff delivered by USPS!! Lucky it's not for more than just perfumes. Never give control of your assets to someone else, period.
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    Re: What kind of razor do you use??

    With DEs my current rotation is the Pils, Feather AS-D2 and Tradere closed comb. I have a few others like the Joris and ATT, however they rarely get used as they need to be pulled part and dried...
  4. Re: Anyone ever experience a fragrance going bad?

    Vintage Paco Rabanne pour Homme. The top notes have gone, it just smells more mossy.
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    Re: Amouage Fate. Why so much hate?

    I really liked Fate Women, however Fate Man is a little too spice market for me. Same as Journey Women, loved it however didn't feel any love for Journey Men. Would love to see Tribute in an EDP,...
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Kilian travel atomisers in black and silver. Thinking of putting some Roja Diaghilev and NUWA into them.

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/661/ieLr1x.jpg
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne

    This is a beautiful fresh fragrance, however truly has cologne longevity.
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    Re: What fragrance for a man who turned 40?

    TF Grey Vetiver is very versatile.
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturdayy, August 16, 2014

    Morning was Casamorati Fiero.

    Evening was Amouage Badr al Badour.
  10. Re: Jubilation XXV horrible longevity and sillage

    My 2013 bottle is incredibly potent 1/2 to 1 spray lasts 4 hours.
  11. Re: A step beyond Musc Koublai Khan and Kiehls Musk

    The ASAQ musc gazelle in your second link is legitimate. After you've tried layering this with attars or perfumes your definition of musk will change. It's worth buying and incredibly potent.
  12. Re: what fragrance layer good over Hindi oud?

    Amouage Tribute
    Amouage Lyric
    Puredistance M or Black
    Roja Parfums Engima

    I've never really thought about layering an oil with a perfume. I will usually layer with a different oil on each...
  13. Re: Casual Shoes - what do you wear, and also please give advice

    New Balance 574, 576 or 996, Hogan or Tods.
  14. Re: Creed price increases have officially landed in the US

    I don't know why Creed is so expensive in the US, in Singapore it's USD $220-$230 for a 75ml / 2.5 oz bottle.

    Just import from Germany, it's cheaper even factoring in the shipping. The falling...
  15. Re: First time trying Green Irish Tweed and Aventus — complete opposite of what I expected...

    Aventus is an excellent fragrance. Make sure you try Jardin d'Amalfi, it's another winner from Creed.
  16. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte gets a huge smile and compliments every time I wear it. My girlfriend loves the stuff.
  17. Poll: Re: Puredistance M or Creed Spice and Wood for fall/winter?

    Puredistance M. Spice & Wood just didn't appeal to me at all.
  18. Re: Who is your favourite current youtube reviewer.

    Freddie and Rene.
  19. Re: Nothing I Do Gets Me a Close Shave Without Razor Burn or Ingrown Hairs

    Hi,

    There are 2 excellent forums I would recommend
    - shavenook.com
    - badgerandblade.com

    I would suggest this course of action:

    1. The first thing I would do is visit a barbershop and get...
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    Re: Fragrances for going out with friends?

    Based on your user name, I'd go Creed Original Vetiver.

    Youthful, masculine and fun.
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    Re: Do you mix scents?

    I layer with complementary fragrances when I want to make a slight change to a particular fragrance, key word being complementary. I only apply fragrances on clothes and not the skin.

    If I want...
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    Re: Best Amouage for Men

    If you liked Lyric Man or rose in general, Amouage has some beautiful attars including Badr al Badour, Ayoon al Maha, and have just released Bel al Dien for Ramadan which is a beautiful oud and rose.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - August 2014

    Usually I scent the apartment with Shoyeido incense, however today I found D.R Harris Arlington cologne makes for a great room spray.
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    Re: Best & Favorites Shower Gels

    Speick - this can be used as a shampoo and body wash. The quality of this product is simply outstanding and the price is reasonable.

    http://www.speickwerk.com/products/men/body-care/shower-gel/
  25. Thread: Bar Soaps

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    Re: Bar Soaps

    Aesop bar soaps smell great and are easily available.
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    Re: What's the best smelling shampoo?

    Panpuri - Come Clean shampoo. This is the most beautiful smelling shampoo with Jasmine, Olive, Jojoba and Mint.

    It's from Thailand and costs about USD $20. Shelf life is 6 months and if you don't...
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    Re: Trailer park scent

    Bond No.9 Scent of Peace for Him. I'm sure Ricky would have picked it up discarded in the trailer park.
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    Re: What fragrance is your guilty pleasure ?

    Amouage Tribute and Al Shomoukh on each wrist.
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    Re: Top 5 fav. current fragrances in rotation

    Amouage Ruh al Ward
    Amouage Homage
    Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet
    Malle Vetiver Extraordinaire
    Casamorati Fiero

    The weather is scorching in Tokyo.
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    Re: Best Amouage for Men

    Dia Man, Jub XXV and Tribute Attar.
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    Re: The perfect 10 scent wardrobe???

    A few suggestions, some come over the $200 mark however make up for it in quality.

    Creed Aventus
    Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet
    Xerjoff Nio
    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte
    Lutens Chergui
    Tauer...
  32. Re: What are the fragrances that you "couldn't live without"

    Amouage Tribute
    Amouage Taifi Rose
    Amouage Dia
    Roja Parfums Vetiver
    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte, Xerjoff Nio and Pure White Cologne are liked by my female friends. Amouage al Andalus is also quite liked.
  34. Re: What's your favorite season for wearing fragrances?

    Spring and autumn.
  35. Re: If MONEY was no option....What niche Fragrance would you pick up and why?

    Creed Jardin d'Amalfi

    Casamorati Fiero.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille... huh?

    Yes you're right that does sound nicer.

    Cannot help but feel Roja Parfums Enigma is what TF Tobacco Vanille should have been ..... ok maybe I'm dreaming.
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    Re: Xerjoff discovery set 2

    Xerjoff make beautiful, high quality fragrances.

    The value of the discovery sets is compelling, I purchased the Casamorati discovery set and was highly impressed.
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    Re: Tobacco Vanille... huh?

    I know people like TV, however I have never understood why it's popular. They should re-name it Boozy Xmas Cake.
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    Re: What I would like to see from Creed

    +1. This is the jewel in their line up.
  40. Re: Fragrances you're enjoying that's about to be finished

    A decant of Creed Pure White cologne. 25ml has been obliterated in about 1 month.
  41. Re: Any high quality gourmands recently released?

    Casamorati Lira is one gourmand that is incredibly impressive, the blood orange and caramel is a near sinful combination.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Yesterday I received a new Amouage attar:

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/674/Wy2q8S.jpg

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/673/rDZCNR.jpg
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    Re: What Are The BEST Shower gels Around?

    I have Creed Aventus which is nice but very expensive. I would highly recommend Speick body wash, inexpensive and excellent.

    If you can handle soap either Martin de Candre or Aesop.
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    Re: I'm done with Bond No. 9

    Today I tried my Bond No.9 Scent of Peace for Him, I felt sorry for my lungs. Cheap materials, thought I was smelling sweetened drain cleaner.
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Claire, Amouage attars are available if you know where to look. Sample Sultan's amouage oils and we can point you in the right direction and let you know what is still available. You may just be...
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    Re: Arabian Oud - Need Suggestions

    Hi Claire, you really need to try Amouage Tribute if you haven't already. It's beautiful and good value compared to some Arabian Oud oils. I would also recommend Amouage Badr al Badour, which is...
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    Re: After the Oud fad dies out, then what?

    Saffron.
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    Amouage Badr al Badour and Bal Aidien attars.
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    Re: Good and cheap

    Good and cheap is the Singaporean national proverb, that said good and cheap or cost / performance is relative to each individual's situation. If I love a fragrance and get good mileage, then it...
  50. Re: What's the most annoying, screechy, metallic(?), synthetic smelling frag you know of?

    Creed Silver Mountain Water
    Xerjoff Mefisto.
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    Re: how many shoes should a man have?

    +1. That said 90% of the time I'm wearing Birkenstocks. I need to get out more.

    - - - Updated - - -



    Actually I like this better, it gives me an excuse for a pair of Edward Green monk straps.
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    Re: What's my problem with Amouage?

    I had the same issue with Dia Man, Jub XXV and Memoir Man. To counter it, sprays were just reduced from 2 to 1. I also diffuse the fragrance by spraying across my clothes and not on one point. I only...
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    Re: Today I Bought: July 2014

    ASAQ Crassna Aoud & ASAQ Al Taef Rose.
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    I wore Fiero today and received a nice complement, the colour of the Casamorati bottle reflects the fragrance.

    Btw Lira is incredibly seductive and I would love to smell this on a girl. Blue Hope...
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    I feel a split is in the winds.
  56. Re: Suggest a niche house / frag for me to jump into!

    If you go Amouage, I'd also recommend Dia Man. It's just excellent and probably for me the best in their house.

    Silver Man is a good Summer and Spring fragrance, and while it doesn't get much love...
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    Re: Xerjoff Fiero - Green Bomb

    Fiero is a knock-out. The whole Casamorati line is quite impressive, however if I had to only have one it would be Fiero.

    I cannot understand why the luxury houses cannot put out a quality...
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    Re: Niche date scent

    Sorry I didn't follow the thread posts, however remember it's a date scent. I would suggest lighter scents.
  59. Re: Suggest a niche house / frag for me to jump into!

    The splits board on basenotes is a great place to start.

    I'd also look at Xerjoff Nio, MFK Aqua Universalis Forte or MDCI Invasion Barbare.
  60. Re: What is the first oud that I should try?

    A .3ml sample of Ensar Oud's Oud Yaqoub.
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    Re: Niche date scent

    Creed Aventus, MI or Pure White Cologne.

    MFK Aqua Universalis Forte.
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    Re: Smokey fragrance suggestions

    Amouage Tribute attar.
  63. Re: Best high quality citrus/summer fragrance for me?

    Xerjoff Nio
    Xerjoff Casamorati Fiero
    Roja Parfums Bergamot
  64. Re: Using the last 5-6mm of an Amouage attar

    Tribute is beautiful stuff and 5-6ml is still a lot of attar. I'd recommend decanting 1ml in a Wheaton vial and use the vial for application....
  65. Thread: Amouage...

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    Re: Amouage...

    I was in Hong Kong last week. Amouage Dia Man 100ml was HKD 2,200 at Lane Crawford or around USD 280. Memoir Man would be the same price.
  66. Re: Anyone else out there thinks GIT smells like MI?

    With GIT I get a seaweed note, maybe you're connecting that to MI's marine notes.
  67. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Amouage Dia Man is my signature, however my current go to fragrance is MFK Aqua Universalis.
  68. Re: A dark, brooding scent that screams; "Don't "Double-Cross" Me!

    Amouage Epic Man and Memoir Man, or Indian Oud.
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    Re: Oudimentary in California

    I thought they were affordable compared to other vendors, especially as the sample sizes are 1ml. Tempted to purchase some samples, and the burner though out of stock does look exquisite.
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    Re: Soaps, fragrances you like?

    Martin de Candre soaps are very nice, shipping though is a little expensive from France.
  71. Re: What is the absolute FRESHEST & CLEANEST fragrance you have ever smelt?

    Pen's Blenheim Bouquet.
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    Re: Roja Dove Aoud vs Amber Aoud?

    +1.
  73. Re: If you can only have one Amouage attar, what would it be?

    I spoke with Amouage yesterday about their attars, they mentioned IFRA was causing a real headache in the EU and hence the decision to stop the attars. I also received an email from Fitjar, a...
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Duchaufour, Ropion and Roja Dove.

    I would love to know who created Amouage Dia Man.
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    Re: What's the best CREED Fragrance?

    I would recommend trying Millesime Imperial and Royal Oud. Wanted to love BdP and loved the top notes, but the dry down was disappointing when it turned powdery.
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    Re: Looking for fresh summer orange scent

    Xerjoff Nio has a strong Japanese mandarin or mikan note.

    Edit: ok I just read the budget, Nio is too expensive.

    Look at Trumper's GFT, this is a wet shaving classic and affordable.
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    Re: Do Women Really Like Your Colognes???

    My GF likes the fresher citrus and floral fragrances, everything that's outside of this realm smells of wood.
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    Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial?

    They're both excellent. My girlfriend slightly prefers Millesime Imperial.

    She also loves MFK Aqua Universalis Forte.
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    Re: Smoothest scents too your nose?

    Puredistance Black is a smooth operator.
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    Re: Suggestions from wet shavers

    Highly recommend the following shaving soaps and creams:
    * Castle Forbes - Lime or Lavender
    * Martin de Candre - Scented or Fougere
    * Antica Barbieria Colla - Bitter Almond
    * Los Angeles Shaving...
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    Re: Amouage Hommage Attar

    Hi, I only have the weak version. I would recommend checking with the seller if they have the stronger or white box version, it's beautiful.
  82. Sticky: Re: Which fragrances would people appreciate being split?

    Creed Sublime Vanille.
  83. Re: I want something that screams "BDSM" - sexy, bold, alluring. What is it?

    Amouage Tribute layered with ASAQ black musk gazelle.
  84. Re: Advice to choose a versatile all year round day signature sent from Amouage

    Dia Man. Buy from a retailer where you can easily return it, the new stuff seems to be reformulated.

    I'd also recommend Tribute and white box Homage.
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    Re: Amouage Epic Man: truly reformulated?

    I went to purchase a back-up bottle of Dia Man last week. After sampling testers at two different stores, it seems Dia Man has been reformulated.The first bottle didn't bear much resemblance with Dia...
  86. Interesting and insightful interview, much...

    Interesting and insightful interview, much appreciated!!
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    Re: Top 3 all-time as per your S.O.

    Girlfriend's favourites are:
    - MFK Acqua Universalis Forte
    - Creed Pure White Cologne
    - Creed Millesime Imperial

    Apparently I have too many 'woody' fragrances.
  88. Re: Found a note that I dislike: galbanum. What's your scent peeve?

    Pencil shavings
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    Re: How do you acquire most of your samples?

    Lucky Scent and Essenza Nobile, though the 2ml sprayers from Essenza Nobile are much preferred and are included at no charge when purchasing a fragrance.
  90. Re: Amouage attars pulled from shelves - no longer being sold

    With ASF Dubaishop, I purchased several attars online. I didn't hear from them for 2 weeks and called them to confirm the order, they cannot ship fragrances to Singapore. I had the order refunded via...
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    Re: Creed Pure White Cologne

    Agreed very nice and the girlfriend simply loves it.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Okay so I'm going to have to admit Creed MI, Pure White Cologne and Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet are loved by my girlfriend. Dia Man is also a favourite.

    She generally screws wrinkles her nose...
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    Re: Worth the price

    Amouage Tribute and Homage attars.
  94. Poll: Re: Is Creed's Original Vetiver a good representation of a vetiver fragrance?

    Very bright spring summer fragrance, however not much vetiver.
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    Re: best shave cream

    Castle Forbes is excellent. Their Lavender and Lime shaving creams are worth every dollar.
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    Re: How did YOU get into fragrances?

    I used to like fragrances back in the mid-80's then the interest faded. The interest was somehow ignited after Japanese kitchen knives led to shaving, which led to fragrances. Two years ago I tried...
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    Re: Your most boring buying experience?

    The most amazing was going to Mazzolari in Milan and seeing the passion of the SAs and their love of fragrance. The most disappointing would be Hermes in Singapore where the SAs know nothing about...
  98. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    The scent only stays while lathering and during the shave. It's the only shaving soap that I've been able to use from start to near finish, the Vanilla Eucalyptus Mint should be finished in the next...
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    Re: Amouage Sampler Box

    Dia
    Silver
    Jubilation
    Ciel
    Gold
    Reflection

    Silver is probably the least appreciated, however it will grow on you over time. Perfect spring summer fragrance.
  100. Re: Safety razor or Double edged wet shaving - question

    If you really want a fantastic shaving soft soap look at the Los Angeles Shaving Soap company. They use essential oils and their fragrances are superb, Topanga Fougere reminds me of Roja Parfums...
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