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  1. Re: House of Matriarch: Achtung Line 44% off Today Only (8/8/14)

    Im a big sucker for good deals, so I ordered Epiphany, midnight , devotionand sexmagic unsniffed yesterday! Theyre kind of pricey otherwise , Especially with shipping to Europe, so this was great!...
  2. Need that Rien badly, Me thinks!

    Need that Rien badly, Me thinks!
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    Re: Men fragrances you like and do not like

    Anti; milkchocolate , sweet vanilla
    Pro: Woody, spice
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    Re: Serge Lutens Cedre

    To Me this is very unisex, I am a woman and wear this.
    I think automatically people notice the notes that "suit the wearer".. And classify it as floral on a woman and woody on a man.
    Which is...
  5. Re: Most non-linear/transforming/dynamic fragrances

    Yerbamate by Lorenzo Villoresi is a real rollercoaster ride aswell :)
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    Re: Anyone know of a pure rose fragrance?

    +1 for Jo malone red roses :)
  7. Re: Deal-breaker notes, What are your least favorite perfume notes?

    Milk chocolate, strawberry (cherry,raspberry, unless they hide), passionfruit, Straightforward or onedimensional gourmands overall..I dont want to smell of instantly recognizeble foodproducts/dishes...
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    Re: House of Matriarch - leathers

    Dont know anything about the bracelets.. Tried Sacre Tabac, its basically the smell of Shisha/ narguila tobacco, unsmoked :) syrupy and sweet. Seems to me more a conceptual scent, not one for me but...
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    Re: Fragrance rankings?

    I do hope so.. Enjoyed this feature, and it was very useful when looking at your own wardrobe :)
  10. Re: MDCI Paris perfumes - Are they worth the price?

    As soon as My cash lands end of month , Im getting a sample set too, very excited :)
    Thought of Chypre paladitin, cuir garamante, invasion Barbare,rivage des syrtes och vepres siciliennes
  11. Re: Anyone here ever win Fragrancenet $250 shopping spree?

    Great to see it is working, I tend to think all those drives are BS .. Congratulations !
  12. Re: recommend a clean and fresh niche fragrance...

    Like Akahina , i spontaniusly thought Aqua di Parma.
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    Re: Rare Eau De Gucci-Info/Help Needed

    I have the same bottle from early 80s. It is rare but not impossible to find. Sealed and big is a big plus though. Id recommend you to try the marketplace if you want to swap i, Im sure there is...
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    Re: Scented Monkey Purchase....Problems Ensue

    Good info! They do have tempting prices :/
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    Re: what is on your wish list?

    Forgot that Ill also Put up with a lot of bad to get My greedy hands on a bottle of Reve en cuir!
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    Re: Decided to take my smell seriously :)

    Welcome!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 8 January, 2014.

    Twolf, i went to Tokyo in November , there is good sniffing opportunitys, for sure. Really want to get back there, a totally different world :) have fun!
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    Re: FM Perfume de Therese

    I love it! To Me this is a scent for a female superhero, strong, beatiful and confident without trying to please. Very complex and still makes sense :)
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    Re: what is on your wish list?

    Been selling decants for two weeks now, to raise money for amouage fate, and hopefully spioner Than later Also Myrrhe et Delires and Trayee :)
    Sweet Dreams lolol
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 8 January, 2014.

    have been making decants all morning.. so sotd is a bombay mix that doesnt make much sense :)
    Have a great day, all
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    Re: Parfuma.com ?

    Have ordered from the a couple of times, speedy delivery , always some nice samples, never a problem. And , yes, those Armani prive' prices are unbeatable !
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    Re: How to Self-Educate a Nose

    This sounds like so much fun! People dont really think theyll do so bad as the usually do on blind tests, perfumistas excluded I guess.
    I have a friend who is a professor in scents relation to...
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    Re: Tokyo Milk Favorite?

    The horrible experience of Tokyo milks's Arsenic, kind of put me off trying them further.. Maybe should try to get over my phobia and hit it again :)
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    Re: Mancera disscussion thread.

    I have the sand aoud, and I think it has common streaks with Lddm, too. One of the dryest scents in my collection. Descibed it to a friend as Dune's uncle from the middle east first time I smellt it....
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    Re: Fragrances with strong cardamom note?

    Well as a cardaom lover myself It was a great reminder to brief though all above comment. My latest cardamom love is the hideously expensiv but very well executed Trayee, by Neela Vermeire(Bombay...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Dior Addict extreme, Avenue :)
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 3 January, 2014.

    Good day!
    Winter hasnt really arrived yet in Sweden, Very confusing I must say. Still cold enough for some heavy hitters :)
    Peche Cardinal on left hand, Ambre topkapi on right...Manceras Sand aoud...
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    Re: terryfic oud by terry de gunberg

    I tried myself through the whole line recently, kinda liked this one , didnt find the opening brash,and for once it doesnt cost an arm and a leg.
    All af them kind of gave Me the same impression of...
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    Re: I want to REEK! - Is that so wrong?

    I often want to reek ,too :)
    Projection is not the most important, can always spray a couple of times extra. But I want and admire longevity. Dont need 24 hrs, but when I have to press my nose to my...
  30. Re: How do you defend your interest/love in/for fragrance?

    People love music and food without being questioned. Why should the sense of smell not be allowed that same attention?
    Musicians are artists and cooks geniouses, right?
    If someone is lacking mental...
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    Re: Myrrhe Imperiale - Armani Prive

    I sampled this a couple of weeks ago, and I had the feeling it reminded me of something..
    Couldnt shake the feeling and I had to brief through my bottles, and I finally found it.
    This is a tad...
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    Re: Matching fragrance with clothes

    I agree withe the above, In the end Ill mostly wear whatever Im craving, But some combinations crosses some kind of line for me.. If I wear unisex scents verging on butch, Im not going to but on...
  33. Re: Let's predict the next big note(s) that will shake the foundation of the fragrance community...

    My son wants me to get the Demeter Pizza, not to excited myself
    Gasoline though, Love the smell of gasoline! I have a feeling most people would intintively wrinkle their noses
  34. Thread: Myth ??

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    Re: Myth ??

    People who wear only a few or one fragrance over time tends to develop immunity to a certain scent, like a smoker who cant tell that somebody is smoking a bit away from them, or people who work in...
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    Re: Gres - Cabochard - Help me figure this out

    As far as I know all with the black/White packaging is old enough to get a good formulation.
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    Re: Buy it for the Drydown?

    Ill Wait 30 minutes for something lovely, definetly!
    It surely is annoying Me more when I loove the first chord just to see it dissappear in 15 min :/
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    Re: New Tauer PHI-une rose de Kandahar

    Really want to sniff this one out. One can never smell too many roses :)
  38. Re: Why are these amber fragrances discontinued?

    In Sweden it is replaced by Ambre Soie.. the word here is that it is because it is taken out of production.
    Rumours also claim that Mitzah from dior is being taken out of production, anybody to...
  39. Re: Why are these amber fragrances discontinued?

    Ambre orient also dissappeared from the Armani Prive line.. may be that amber going out of fashion?
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    Re: YSL Noble Leather

    Are you suggesting a split? LOL :)
  41. Re: warm, autumnal soft but not generic scent for not very girly 24 year old?

    Tauers pentachord orange? Found it lovely myself, pretty but not girly
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    Re: YSL Noble Leather

    I loved it!
    Most definetly in my top 5 of future economical pitholes !
  43. Re: Colognes keep lingering on coats/jackets?

    It actually is kind of a problem, though a small one
    I try to spray on long before my outerwear comes on. My fur jacket will smell Santal 33 forever I think!
    But when its not annoying me its kind...
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    Re: What would Cruella De Vil wear?

    Bandit for sure! My sotd yesterday, ,lol didnt kill any puppies promise :)
    Could definetly see her in some poison aswell !
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    Re: Hi! New here.

    Welcome!
  46. Re: What are your two most "opposite" fragrances?

    This really got me trying in thought runnning through my wardrobe :)

    Baiser vole' vs Duro
    Putain de palaces by Eldo vs. Couio by Odori
    Anais anais vs Musc Tonkin
    thie was fun !
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    Re: What has been your Best Blind Buy?

    Amouage Memoir! Was kinda nervous, but swooned at first spray :)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, November 1, 2013

    Tried to get something of PdEs Musc Tonkin inside a tiny worthless vial, with questionable success rate.. so I guess Thats my Sotd, since my hand are already pretty much impregnated with it. :)
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    Re: Cuir de Lancome - loose cap fix

    Mine was exactly the same!
  50. Re: What perfumes did you buy while Basenotes was down, if any at all?

    Got myself 30 ml of Tabac Rouge :)
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    Re: Worst frag forum question of all time ?

    Is that meant as an answer to my comment above?
    Really didnt notice any dates except for the last comment before me, usually do no put down the time needed to investigate who wrote what, when, in a...
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    Re: Worst frag forum question of all time ?

    I kind of lost My faith in humanity when someone asked if she could train her baby to pick out notes etc? Hows social service working in the USA :/ ?
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    Re: Patchouli lovers?

    Recently bought smell bents She wolf, which has plenty of sweet candied patchouli, stirred up with some citrus, lavender and plenty of musk. Still fresh enough to be a daytime fragrance , special but...
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2013 edition

    Alluring? :D
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    Re: Favorite Lotion Versions of Scents

    I like Womanity by Thierry Mugler better in lotion than the perfume..a lot easier to wear, and less sillage, which is a good thing with the Muglers.
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2013 edition

    Annick Goutals Eau de Charlotte and ELDOs Putain de Palaces!
    Trying hard not to break the bank this month.
  57. Re: Which perfumes make men melt when you walk past?

    Guess I should start to worry, since hubby came home from Paris with a bottle of Isabey Gardenia lol :)

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    Oops that was a reply for an earlier comment!
    Hypnotic poison and...
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    Re: NU by Yves Saint Laurent: blind buy ?

    Im so jealous! U can always sell it to me if its not ip your alley ;)
  59. Thread: Encre Noire

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    Re: Encre Noire

    Woman here!
    Wearing EN right now... Goes on quite masculine, so Ill Put in on 30 min before leaving home :).dries down quite unisex I think? Love that its a Clean kind of dark and would love it on...
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    Re: Today I didn't buy - 2013

    Love this thread! Great idea :)
    Every day is the day I almost buy a bell jar of douce amere, neela vermeire trial set, and vero profumo extrait rubj and onda.
    And then the list goes on.. All so...
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    Re: Unisex fragrances?

    Personally I love the genderless tendency, more common with niche houses I guess. As many pointed out before me, spices do not have a specific gender, and even if flowers traditionally dont get to...
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    Re: Black Soul vs. Black Orchid

    E.L sensous Noir reminds me a lot of black orchid :)
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    Re: Today I bought ~ January 2013

    I finally ordered the Musk tonkin, too, which I have longed for way to long, and tossed in a bottle of Ambre Sultan, plus a backup on gucci Rush just because the price was great. Going to sell off a...
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    Re: How to recognize vintage Dolce Vita?

    Old thread I see.. Well anyways, I had no Idea that this had changed formula, thought ive been wearing this since 97. Luckily I have a stock home, gotta check the last purchase, If it has a sticker...
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    Re: Help me find an alluring perfume!

    If you could get your hands on a bottle of organza indecence, it should to be right up your alley. Bombshell cinnamon vanilla, with a dash of orange and woods.
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    Re: Drop Dead Sexy Fragrance

    Hi!
    So many sexy frags have already been dropped here, But my additional would be Gucci rush for that slap in the face sexy. Sillage is huge, and it keeps on slapping for hours and hours :)
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    Re: Historical fragrance bottles and cases

    My favorite adrenalin kick for sure, that moment you spot something to good to be true :)
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    Re: Cabochard versus Bandit

    I have the new Bandit edp, and vintage cabochard edt (which is quite tenacious). For me the similarity is also unmistakenly there, but the biggest difference to my nose is the green notes of bandit....
  69. Re: What female scents are even deadlier on the male?

    Every single time i wear Opium (vintage) Im going around thinking how great it would be on a man. Tried getting my hubbie to spray some on, without success. I really dont think its a bit girly,...
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    Re: Female's Perspective

    Even though I sometimes feel like drinking eau sauvage, I love some Sweet ambery spice on a man, and for flowers, coffe, you name it, I say go. Standing out of the crowd is hot!
    But I guess thats...
  71. Re: Dating a vintage 2-ounce L'Heure Bleue parfum still-sealed

    Slight evaporation is very common even in sealed bottles to my knowlegde.Its a baccarat bottle. Dunno about the age though, but there is a lot of info on guerlain bottles online. A stunner !
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    Re: Historical fragrance bottles and cases

    Just came home with a baccarat bottle of Trophee D'orsay, anno 1935! Thrilled and very satisfied to have bought it for something like 20 dollars! There is a small antique shop I Usually go to, they...
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    Re: Rootbeer float fragrance?

    I would say Gaultier 2 has a root beer vibe, too.
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