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  1. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    I wouldnt say that CW is neccesarily aimed at the teen market but its always there on the high street taking presidence with all the other big names, its also at an affordable price so all it takes...
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    Re: Your wears tonight? 31.12.2014.-01.01.2015.

    I have only three to choose from...

    Too cold for Millesime Imperial, think ill pass on GIT and go for the Aventus....
  3. Thread: Safranol

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    Re: Safranol

    Is this not the same ingredient banned because it can be used to make the drug mdma (ecstacy), Same applies to piperonal. if it is then that explains why it is banned. not everything in life is to...
  4. Poll: Re: How much should a Niche fragrance cost in your opinion?

    Why does a Lanvin jacket cost xxxxx and a Hermes wallet cost yyyyyy and a Roja perfume cost zzzzz, who really cares...

    If people spent more time worried about there own little lives and not what...
  5. Re: Anything out there on the level of Green Irish Tweed and Original Vetiver?

    Say what you like about anything else but i struggle to believe that anyone who is very serious about fragrance believes there is a suitable equivilant for Green Irish Tweed.

    Just look under...
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    Re: So I'm almost done with my creed collection

    Any particular reason why you need justifacation from what appears the general public as to what youll be getting into next? You clearly dont no yourself as yet so im assuming unless members are...
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    Re: Pure White Cologne Alternative??

    Yes of course you did didnt you, funny because i only discussed less than 24 hours ago ill be purchasing this rarely talked about fragrance on here....

    Apart from a very slight reminiscence of...
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    Re: Are you keeping a secret?

    Not online but in public in future i shall...

    Im thinking of purchasing Pure White Cologne and I plan on not telling anyone about it...

    Had my first "Oh, your wearing Aventus!!!" from a...
  9. Re: Please rank what is most important - smell, name, house, bottle, sex, performance, price

    Smell... Next!
  10. Re: I just one to sample one more house this year MFK > Suggestions

    The only one I would wear and like that ive tried so far is Amyris Homme....
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, December 22, 2014

    Sample of Creeds Pure White Cologne!

    Wasnt sure last time round, but im beginning to like this one, alot! (Not a good thing considering price)
  12. Re: Creed is probably my least favourite company due to my experiences.

    Still really like this house, and even more impressed after sampling Jardin D'Amalfi. Another winner for Creed
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    Re: Creed Jardin d’Amalfi - It's Gorgeous!

    Just tried this one, can see how this is one of the favoured Creeds. Very elegant. Loving the tangerine...
  14. Poll: Re: Do you store your fragrances in a wine cooler/mini-fridge?

    I dont even keep the boxes (Guess I should), my bottles are at the bottom of a naturally cool dark cupboard.

    As I dont have many im sure thats quite enough....

    Given that most my male friends...
  15. Re: Gold plated Millesime Imperial bottles available now

    i think id purchase this if i ever bought MI again. It should keep the juice better letting minimal sunlight in if nothing else i guess.

    Its also only £10 more in UK than the normal bottle, so it...
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    Re: Dry and rainy fragrance suggestions

    Creeds Original Santal and also Green Irish Tweed are good for wet days....
  17. Re: If you can buy one scent from the Royal Exclusives line, which and why?

    USA only or UK also?..
  18. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    Perhaps its Absolute Pour Le Soir that im thinking of, its either that or Lumiere Noire, I always get them mixed up.

    Its a dirty brown/orange colour and it smells like warm urine with some dirty...
  19. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    Lumiere Noire just smells like some very ill persons warm urine sample to me, and it has the colour to match too.

    It actually makes me feel ill
  20. Poll: Re: Compliments: Neroli Portofino or Acqua Universalis Forte?

    I cant begin to imagine what kind of attention Lumiere Noire gets, probally the most offensive and horrific fragrance ive smelt to date.

    ON a lighter note, Amyris Homme is borderline stunning for...
  21. Thread: Is Aventus...

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    Re: Is Aventus...

    If you like a fragrance you like it, and if you dont you dont lol.

    It makes me feel fresh and masculine in a unique and modern way.

    Good enough for me...

    PS. Nobody thats ever complimented...
  22. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Everyones perceptions of what feminine may be differs anyway, so its always subjective...

    Everyone i no that has smelt GIT after i have purchased it agrees with me that it is way more unisex than...
  23. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    I own a pastel pink t shirt and polo shirt, but they are mens items of clothing....
  24. Re: Is it degrading for a man to wear a scent that smells unisex or even feminine?

    Just wear what you like, but implying that a man that wont wear anything that smells feminine as lacking in some other area is complete nonsence, we could always flip that around and assume the same...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for: Millesime 1849 - Creed
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    K is for: Kobe - Xerjoff
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    Re: Best fresh/aquatic fragrance?

    I have never understood people defining GIT as fresh, more deep and musky to me, also i get a fair bit of powder and its quite sweet.

    Nothing bright, refreshing or summery to me whatsoever, on the...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    D is for: Dia Man - Amouage
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    Re: Thoughts on Creed Himalaya?

    I think its a very good quality smelling fragrance. At the end of the day your paying silly prices the least you could expect is something that smells well made and expensive, and that is what you...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Ah, thanks Hednic

    Your kind words are much appreciated :coolold:
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    I am extremley happy with mine too, it is such a beautiful scent, and i dont often really link the word beautiful with male fragrance, but to me it is. I have worn mine twice already in the last few...
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    Poll: Re: Which is the best season for Aventus?

    Ah,well thats a suprise... Of course it had Creed in the title so Colin has to be on the negative.

    The fragrance expert thinks that Aventus is not suitable for any month or season: Never...
  33. Re: What has happened to Original Vetiver? reformulated?

    Hmmm, cant say ive noticed, but then ive only sampled it this last year or so.

    Sprayed myself with it in a department store only a week or two ago and it smelt as pleasent as i have ever...
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    Re: Thinking about blind buying Bergamot 22 le labo

    Yes by all means feel free to blind buy Xerjoff Nio, or Rojas Bergamot or Neroli Extraits and feel yourself perspire and your heart race from the moment you use those card details online until it...
  35. Re: An honest question to all living in very hot climate.....

    You can buy scented oils for sure, im not sure how that works in terms of whether they just fry your skin more in that kind of heat and would be dangerous in terms of skin health, or whether they...
  36. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    I think there are some real snobs out there when it comes to anything, but if you truly believe that someone bringing up this issue yet can appreciate at least in its original format something like...
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    Re: What do you consider to be Niche?

    Well i actually would if there was anything decent around to my nose (subjective) i think i vaguely remember buying dior homme sport there at some point, chanel allure sport in house of fraser,...
  38. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    They may be a clothing brand but a very smart one when it comes to perfume and innovation imho.

    There style of scents dont smell mainstream in the slightest and they dont influence the...
  39. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    Oh i think there is a way to no, i quite happily wear 30 pound t shirts thanks...

    the Hermes version that costs over 200 pounds and just has one pocket sewn onto it doesnt impress me... :happy: ...
  40. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    Hmm, i can understand where your coming from but i dont think thats always neccesarily the case, sorry.

    I definitley detect either a better definition of notes or just more authentic realisim that...
  41. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Re: Perfume Snobbery!

    I cant comment on the AHS anymore, (maybe i wouldnt like it anymore, its been along time...) but as far as the DHS original version goes, without a doubt and always will im sure lol.

    I have no...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    The ADP was clearly released after NP, but again, its nothing new is it, you only have to look back through history just as most houses do to see its always been there somewhere.

    TF cant play the...
  43. Thread: Perfume Snobbery!

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    Perfume Snobbery!

    So, ive only just been recentley exploring fragrance in a little more detail and effort than normal, although ive always tried to have a bottle of something i like in the past, maybe even a couple...
  44. Thread: Sigarette ash

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    Re: Sigarette ash

    Aha

    Awaits suggestions for Aventus! :rolleyesold:
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    Re: allbeauty.com/perfume click.co.uk

    I was about to say that. Nobody clearly stands there shrink wrapping them all hot and bothered from a manafacturers or official distributers point anyway, and i get why.

    Ive read lots of...
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    Re: Silly hypothetical question just for fun

    Ah I remember good old Kouros.

    Shall have to remember to give it a spray next time i come across it in a dept store, one wonders what my impression will be these days lol.
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    Re: allbeauty.com/perfume click.co.uk

    Any particular reason why they keep changing there name?...

    Not knocking this site at all, but i have seen reviews online from what i assume are respectable people on youtube where they are...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Thanks for that info, i can see that now. :smiley:

    I am not prepared to discuss full serial numbers on a website like this, obviously someone wanting to no would purchase or enquire about said...
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    Re: Cologne Reviews and a question

    Hello there!

    I cant comment on the other fragances in question, but I would imagine the Farenheit being powerful enough for fall and winter lol, although i havent smelt it for quite some time, so...
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    Re: Help me make my decision

    I think id be concerned about buying items so expensive if i didnt truly love it and i felt it had a place in my wardrobe for some time, unless i was addicted to wearing many many fragrances.
    ...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    Good evening Hednic.

    R is for: Reckless Pour Homme by Roja Dove.

    Something im sure ill never own but you probally have plenty of back up bottles lol. :laugh:
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    Re: What is best perfume for me?

    I would check out various stuff until you find one appropriate for you.

    I agree with Hednic to a degree, check out the more affordable standard obvious fragrances from the likes of Chanel and Dior...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    Hi there!

    Im going to get slapped wrists for this one, but i dont actually keep my boxes. I find keeping my bottles in the bottom of a cool cupboard adequate enough.

    Im not sure if lots are on...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    I do agree with you that price shouldnt neccesarily be the main factor when purchasing a fragrance if you truly love it, i just think the biggest issue here is im beginning to realise how some of...
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    Re: The Official Creed Green Irish Tweed thread!

    My first bottle of GIT arrived on Thursday.

    I have worn samples before but i thought id give it a road test again on Friday night.

    I wouldnt say its particually appropriate to be wearing late...
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    Re: Thinking about blind buying Bergamot 22 le labo

    I personally do not recommend blind buying any expensive fragrances (expensive is subjective to ones personal budget and other factors obviously)

    I also got extremley lucky with Aventus when i...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, October 12, 2014

    Sitting here bored at home today, so thought id try a sample.

    Aqua Di Parmas Blu Mediterraneo Ganerpo & Sardegna.

    My first impressions is not so keen on this one. This is a warm,spicy...
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    Re: Tom Ford PN vs Aqua di Parma EdC

    As much as i appreciate the style of fragrance i think its generally better suited to females and i wouldnt purchase it, so therefore i guess if forced id purchase the ADP CE.

    The ADP also seems...
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    Re: Grey Vetiver new Eau de Toilette by Tom Ford

    I wouldnt even go as far to say that, if it was, then im sure it would be a better vetiver.

    id say more gv is geared towards middle aged office proffesionals that like to think there elegant and...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    Not only is that a complete rip off, that is not standard European prices i can assure you...

    120mls Aventus at Skin costs 189 euros which is accurate, a large Creed should always cost approx £50...
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    Re: Ebola...impact on shipping?

    In my opinion Skins is an excellent store...

    I have physically been to a store while in Amsterdam on a break, and they have an excellent selection of fragrances.

    The store is also immaculate,...
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    Re: DIOR HOMME SPORT aka PURE LEMON :(

    Original version of DHS was very lemon and ginger for sure, I dont get it with the new version, just seems to be more sweet and less realistic in the citrus department, although potentially more...
  63. Poll: Re: If you could only have fragranes from 1 house, which would it be?

    Im sitting here now with some samples from holiday and im really finding Acqua Di Parmas Colonia Essenza in a very simiar vein, that typical very bright citrus and soapy thing going on.
    ...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    R is for: Royal Oud - Creed
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    O is for: Orange Sanguine - Atelier Cologne
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    M is for: Mandarino Di Amalfi - Tom Ford
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    I is for : Irisss - Xerjoff
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    E is for: Epic Man - Amouage
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    V is for: V For Men - Clive Christian
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    S is for: Scandal Pour Homme - Roja Dove
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    Q is for: Queens - Bond No 9
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Cool, alas i like my Harrods rewards, i get money off in addition to the discount weekends when i have accumilated points, so it works in my favour. :) And Harrods will have the highest turnover of...
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Not arrived as yet, but ordered Sunday and expecting to arrive on my doorstep tommorow, GIT 120mls, It was 10% off from Harrods Rewards weekend for loyalty members.

    Saved myself just under £20,...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    L is for: Lumiere Noire Pour Homme - Maison Francis Kurkdjian
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    J is for: Joop Homme - Joop
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    H is for: Hinoki For Men: Comme des Garcons
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    F is for: French Lover - Frederic Malle
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    D is for: Dior Homme Sport - Dior
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    B is for: Bois Du Portugal - Creed
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    Re: Narciso Rodriguez For Him

    Tried this on holiday (I got to try a few that are praised in certain quarters)

    Like TF's Extreme for men, this one was an outright offensive scrubber for me, why anyone would want to smell like...
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    Re: Scents for ballroom dance?

    yeah sorry if i offended, just read it wrong lol
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    Re: Scents for ballroom dance?

    Im not really sure about attempting to cover up the scent of BO, imo people usually attempt to use strong fragrances that just make it smell even worse.

    The trick is to be as clean as possible...
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    Re: Creed really does it for me

    VIW smells much nicer than sunscreen for sure... Lol

    Wore it last week as my holiday fragrance every single day, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Its a very jovial and light hearted casual...
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    Re: Creed really does it for me

    i dont really get that at all. They dont tend to be excellent performers but ive even been complimented wearing MI in a nighttime setting in the fall.

    Of course now if your the type that likes to...
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    Re: Creed really does it for me

    My favourite Creeds are some of my favourites for sure, but a few are highly overated, enjoy what you enjoy, they certainly make some nice smelling fragrances even if not always the most...
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    Yes i have samples of them and have tried them on both test strip and on my skin since. I dont really need the hard sell that Guerlain is all that, because imo i dont see that at the moment at all. ...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    U is for: Uden - Xerjoff
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    Re: Tom Ford Grey Vetiver - your thoughts ?

    wow this thread is a bit old.

    not a fan, its ok i guess but can think of much nicer, fresh and simple style well groomed fragrances. tried it last week, it doesnt do anything for me at all. it...
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    I dont see what Aventus has got to do with anything, just because i happen to like it. As for wearing fragrances to get laid, that is merley insulting. The only comparrison i made was this rather...
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    The reason i never sampled any more than 3 was i was led to believe this is the correct way to do things, i shall definitley be trying some more suggestions when i am able to.

    Other fragrances i...
  91. Thread: Best from Tom Ford

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    Poll: Re: Best from Tom Ford

    Not really, that sounds very stereotypical. Im assuming your opinions are based on silly tv programs and rumours.

    In fact id be inclined to think that the type of people on those tv programs are...
  92. Thread: Best from Tom Ford

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    Poll: Re: Best from Tom Ford

    Tried Extreme for men for the first time while on holiday this week.

    This thing smells like its designed to kill insects. Probally the worst fragrance ive sampled to date!
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    Re: Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    Actually i can appreciate Habit Rouge even though i think it smells pretty nasty. I can tell its a good perfume, but thats about it.

    This isnt ment to be bashing Guerlian or a I think Creed is...
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    Whats The Big deal With Guerlain...

    Ok, so i was passing through the airport on my way back from holiday this evening, and had some time to spare, so thought id check out the holy grail Guerlain for the first time.

    I sampled...
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    Re: Vetiver Geranium appreciation thread

    Tried Cedre Blanc and Vetiver Geranium for the first time this week while on holiday. Nice scents for sure, but a bit to feminine for my tastes...

    Not the type of thing i can see any man wearing...
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    Poll: Re: Favorite from CREED Royal Exclusives?

    I also get no soapiness in Pure White Cologne lol.

    Smells like a well made, sweet, almost syrupy white floral citrus classic cologne. I wouldnt wear it myself, it doesnt suit me, but it is...
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    Re: What is the GIT bottle made out of?

    i dont blame them for doing it they must of been getting fed up with the amount of fakes... and when your paying that kind of money you need some kind of reassurance its the genuine article...
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    Re: What is the GIT bottle made out of?

    One things for certain, by all accounts you can never convincingly fake a black 120ml GIT bottle to the experts eye so ive heard.

    Its a great idea, i dont think creed will tell you how they can...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    Yeah because official Creed stockists sell inferior products and unknown random UNAUTHORISED online retailers sell the best authentic quality juice at its prime, right?...

    Please do me favour and...
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    Harrods Reward 10% Off Weekend!

    I have not received my email as yet, but I happened to come across it online somewhere, great for all your fragrance needs, will actually be purchasing my first full 120ml bottle of GIT with a £19...
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