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    Default Vancouver, B.C Canada

    UPDATED: - I combined everyone's post for one really long post that combines all the information on perfume shopping in Vancouver.

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    The Perfume Shoppe
    Sinclair Centre
    757 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6C 1A1
    (604) 299-8463
    1-877-299-5800
    www.theperfumeshoppe.com

    Well, I've been here myself and love it. Best for niche and I think the only place to go for niche fragrances in Vancouver. I really recommend this place and I really don't have to say anymore, just ask the other members. Check out their site to see what they carry. Mostly Niche (L'artisan, Serge Lutens, Montale, Amouage, Damien Bash, etc...) and they even carry some hard to get and discontinued designer scents.

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    Definition Fragrances (Two locations)
    Eaton Centre in Metrotown Mall
    17A-4700 Kingsway
    Burnaby, B.C
    (604) 434-7236

    Pacific Centre Shopping Mall
    770-777 Dunsmuir
    Downtown Vancouver
    (604) 662-3200

    I'd recommend only really going to the Downtown store, because it's on your way to the other perfume shops around. They only really carry Designer scents, you might find something rare or discontinued, and they have a ton of mini's. They also have gifesets, etc... Basically a discount designer fragrance store. Beware: Really pushy SA's.

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    Gallery of Perfumes
    363-4820 Kingsway
    Metrotown Centre Mall
    Burnaby, B.C
    (604) 438-1223

    Another Discount Perfume store in the Burnaby area. Roughly around a 20 to 30min drive outside of Downtown Vancouver. Overall mostly Designer scents, some rare and discontinued scents. A ton of mini's again with a lot of Designer Bath and Body Products. The only niche I think they carry is Creed but only the really popular ones like GIT, SMW, Himalaya & OV (no testers and only come in 4.0) and they sell for 150.00 CAN.

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    Holt Renfrew
    737 Dunsmuir Street
    Vancouver, B.C. V7Y 1K2
    Tel : (604) 681-3121

    They carry a lot of high end stuff worth checking out. They carry Art of Shaving Sandalwood, Clean for Men, The Hermes Line, The Armani Prive Collection and other harder to find fragrances. Also, recently I've found out they carry the Dior Homme Trio, Cologne Blanche, Bois D'Argent & Eau Noire. Holts has a good selection of Creed upstairs in the women's section. These aren't represented at all in the men's fragrance dept. downstairs. Recent lines introduced in stores are Etat libre d'orange, Ineke, Frederic Malle, By Kilian, Bond NY, Tom Ford Private Blend and Clive Christian.

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    (CLOSED DOWN FOR NOW, MOVING TO ANOTHER LOCATION, WILL KEEP THIS UPDATED)
    Richard Kidd
    65 Water Street
    Downtown Vancouver (Gastown), B.C
    (604) 677-1880
    www.richardkidd.net

    It's a high end streetwear clothing store but they almost carry all the Comme Des Garcons fragrances, and men's grooming aids from Sharp's. I can't remember everything they carried but I remember Series 2,3,6,CDG 2,2man, 3, White, Guerilla 1 & 2 with a whole lot of other stuff. For the hardcore CDG fans, or people just interested in the line, they can test them here. BTW, they don't open really late, they close M-S by 6pm and Sundays at 5pm. Also, their CDG scent are slight overpriced, my 50ml Kyoto costed 109 CDN before taxes.

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    Lola Home and Apparel Ltd.
    1076 Hamilton
    Downtown Vancovuer (Yaletown)
    (604) 633-5017

    http://www.lolahomeandapparel.com/


    They carry a ton of beatuy products from Diptyque and the ElizabethW. Sorry, I haven't been here myself so I can't give out a whole lot of information. Their Diptyque only comes in 50ml bottles and they are 85.00 Cdn. They also ship out their items. Also, if you'd like to request something special, you can contact them by phone.

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    The Bay (various locations in the lower mainland)

    A large department store chain in Canada, they carry designer scents but the better ones are closer to Downtown. Check out the one at Pacific Centre and Park Royal. They carry the newer releases and expect to pay full retail price. I think the ones downtown might carry Annick Goutal or even Serge Lutens. Don't go here too often but worth a shot.

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    Shifeon - both on Robson (between Bute and Thurlow) and also in Oakridge Mall.

    Pros:
    * Carry some hard to find perfumes that you will not find at The Bay and other mainstnream places (they have a few Caron and Balmain scents, for instance). They also have some of Creed's. Also have some Guerlain that are discontinued or harder to find at The Bay or Sears etc.
    * For every $50 you spend you get a $5 or $10 coupon the next month, which is valid for three months.

    Cons:
    * The sales people are a bit pushy and rarely knowledgeable, but if you tell them you don't need their help they will leave you alone. First thing they ask you is if you know about their coupon promotion - so just tell them you do and that you buy there a lot and they will leave you alone (they have a lot of new staff all the time so they won't necessarily remember you even if you come there and buy there a lot).

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    Fruits and Passion

    I love this store - it's a Canadian company, originally from Montreal, and they have beautifully packaged scented products - from EDT to bath products to kitchen scented products and even condiments - they also have a fabulous line for dogs that smells really good! I know I would be using it if I had a dog

    There are two stores - one on Robson, a couple of stores away from The Body Shop. There is (or was) another one in Metrotown.

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    Kiehl's:

    On Robson Street, where Lush used to be. They carry Kiehl's Original Musk, which is a great scent. I don't know much about this line, I think it's mostly cosmetics and the musk is the only scent I know of from them. But it's worth visiting just for that.

    Cons: They have a huge skeleton in their window, whcih kept me away from getting in But it's worth getting over this scary obstacle just to smell their musk perfume.

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    Escents:

    In various locations. Unfortunatley, they closed their flagship store on Robson street. They sell some nice body products and essential oils (although unfortuantely their essential oil line is shrinking). They offer a custom-blending counter (you pick the oils and they will blend it for you in a body lotion or soap etc.). They used to carry only naturals, but now started to sneak some fragrance oils into some of their blends, so if you want just an oil blend with no chemical you will need to make a bit of research. Their staff doesn't seem to be too knowledgeable about the product change and also - the labeling for these new products is deceiving and looks as if it's only essential oils like their other synergies, but it's not. My favourite from this store is their coconut milk body spray. A great smelling moisturizer with a perfect consistency... And also their unscented body lotions (a bit overpriced but very good) which you can scent with your favourite perfume or your own blends.

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    Hermes Boutique - Burrard and Alberni. Went to try out the Hermessence line a few weeks ago, and the kind SA gave me 2 X 4ml samples of my choice. I chose Poivre Samarcande and Ambre Narguille. It's good for now, since a 100ml of these EDTs can go as high as $300.

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    A recent discovery: Lothantique store on Granville and Broadway. Similar to L'Occitane in concept: French-made home scents, skin care and perfume.

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    Beauty Mark:

    They carry most of Fresh line, Clean, Aquolina, Philosophy, Monyette Paris and also other smaller lines of body care and cosmetics. They used to have Comptoir Sud Pacifique and Calypso, but not anymore.

    Their only location now is in Yaletown (they had to close their Denman boutique, unfortunately).

    1120 Hamilton Street #103
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2S2
    Canada
    Tel: 604.642.2294

    And also have an online store:
    http://beautymark.ca/

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    Kiss + Makeup - You will find this store in Park Royal Village (West Vancouver), The stocks Bond No. 9, if not all of the line pretty much the whole list. www.kissandmakeupstore.com

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    Others (brief mention):

    Sears: Another Canadian department store chain. It has various locations and mostly the newer designer releases. Expect to pay full retail and expect the usually from department stores(giftsets and body products).

    Shoppers Drug Mart: Another all around drug type store here in Vancouver. Various locations again, they have a chain of stores through out Canada. Nothing really special but they'll have deals now and then. I think they had Rive Gauche 125ml bottles going for 19.99 CAN a couple months back. They usually have weekly deals..like Polo Blue & Black 40ml for 19.99 during one week. Check out their weekly flyers in the mail/newspapers.

    Real Canadian Super Store: Various locations again and they have a really tiny perfume section in this massive store. I wouldn't really recommend this place but they have Swiss Army 100ml now and then for 19.99 CAN and you can pick up YSL M7 for 39.99 CAN(two BN faves).

    Winners: Various Locations in the lower mainland...big discount department store chain. They have gift-set extravaganza at Winners - Robson&Granville- when I went there yesterday. In the men's section I saw boxes upon boxes of Bulgari PH, Obsession Night, Grey Flannel, Joop Rococo, Boucheron, Bulgari BLV, Le Male, to name a few. The women section is on the other side of the floor (didn't really look).
    Last edited by nsamadi; 28th October 2008 at 11:43 PM.

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    Hey nsamadi!
    Great to meet another Vancouverite here on Basenotes. Lola is a great store - they carrry ElizabethW though, not Elizabeth Arden.

    I got to check Richard Kidd one of these days for all the CdG. Can't wait to try some of them!

    Another thing there is in Vancouver is Ayala Moriel Parfums, which is me... I don't have a retail location yet, but I am a perfumer who lives and creates in Vancouver, and I believe I am the only perfumer in Vancouver.
    I offer custom scents from pure natural essences, and have a portable perfumer's organ that I carry along with me - so we can do the Fragrance Consultation and Olfactory Journey through the Perfumer's Organ Building Blocks, and work together on designing your bespoke perfume in any location in the city that is convenient for you (your home or office, etc.).

    My ready-to-wear line is available world-wide via my website. A termporary shopping cart is now fully-funcitoning on the website, and in the New Year it will be much better (both better looking and more user friendly).
    Last edited by Ayala; 13th November 2006 at 03:24 PM.

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    More perfume stores in Vancouver:

    SHIFEON - both on Robson (between Bute and Thurlow) and also in Oakridge Mall.
    Pros:
    * Carry some hard to find perfumes that you will not find at The Bay and other mainstnream places (they have a few Caron and Balmain scents, for instance). They also have some of Creed's. Also have some Guerlain that are discontinued or harder to find at The Bay or Sears etc.
    * For every $50 you spend you get a $5 or $10 coupon the next month, which is valid for three months.

    Cons:
    * The sales people are a bit pushy and rarely knowledgeable, but if you tell them you don't need their help they will leave you alone. First thing they ask you is if you know about their coupon promotion - so just tell them you do and that you buy there a lot and they will leave you alone (they have a lot of new staff all the time so they won't necessarily remember you even if you come there and buy there a lot).

    FRUITS AND PASSION

    I love this store - it's a Canadian company, originally from Montreal, and they have beautifully packaged scented products - from EDT to bath products to kitchen scented products and even condiments - they also have a fabulous line for dogs that smells really good! I know I would be using it if I had a dog

    There are two stores - one on Robson, a couple of stores away from The Body Shop. There is (or was) another one in Metrotown.

    KIEHL'S

    (On Robson Street, where Lush used to be).
    They carry Kiehl's Original Musk, which is a great scent. I don't know much about this line, I think it's mostly cosmetics and the musk is the only scent I know of from them. But it's worth visiting just for that.

    Cons: They have a huge skeleton in their window, whcih kept me away from getting in But it's worth getting over this scary o bstacle just to smell their musk perfume.

    ESCENTS
    In various locations. Unfortunatley, they closed their flagship store on Robson street. They sell some nice body products and essential oils (although unfortuantely their essential oil line is shrinking). They offer a custom-blending counter (you pick the oils and they will blend it for you in a body lotion or soap etc.). They used to carry only naturals, but now started to sneak some fragrance oils into some of their blends, so if you want just an oil blend with no chemical you will need to make a bit of research. Their staff doesn't seem to be too knowledgeable about the product change and also - the labeling for these new products is deceiving and looks as if it's only essential oils like their other synergies, but it's not...
    My favourite from this store is their coconut milk body spray. A great smelling moisturizer with a perfect consistency... And also their unscented body lotions (a bit overpriced but very good) which you can scent with your favourite perfume or your own blends.

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    Another Vancouverite Basenoter here, and I want to agree with the earlier praises for The Perfume Shoppe! Fantastic place!

    Opal Lily

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    Hi Alaya, thanks for writing in, I was hoping another Vancouver BN member would write in soon. Sorry about the Elizabeth mix-up, I knew they had ElizabethÖ.something. Sorry Iím not so familiar with a lot of the female scents, but hopefully you came in and corrected me.

    Thanks for the other places, I might check them out. I actually havenít been to Richard Kidd yet, I was supposed to go last Friday, but I had to work. I might be able to make it out this Friday but I doubt it.

    BTW: I just checked out your website and a lot your stuff sounds amazing. I'll have to check out your astrology line of perfumes. I love to see how well Gemini might fit me, but Iím not really a true Gemini, I have Libra as my ascendant and Scorpio in my first house, which Iíve heard influences my character the most. Rebellius sound extremely intriguing and Rainforest sound very interesting as well. You donít have a retail location yet, but thereís Jeweliette and El Diamante that I might check out. BTW, it would be interesting to hear how you went around becoming a Perfumer.

    Anyways, I encouage more Vancouver BN members to post =).

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    adding the list:

    HERMES Boutique - Burrard and Alberni. Went to try out the Hermessence line a few weeks ago, and the kind SA gave me 2 X 4ml samples of my choice. I chose Poivre Samarcande and Ambre Narguille. It's good for now, since a 100ml of these EDTs can go as high as $300.

    A recent discovery: LOTHANTIQUE store on Granville and Broadway. Similar to L'Occitane in concept: French-made home scents, skin care and perfume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsamadi
    BTW: I just checked out your website and a lot your stuff sounds amazing. I'll have to check out your astrology line of perfumes... You donít have a retail location yet, but thereís Jeweliette and El Diamante that I might check out. BTW, it would be interesting to hear how you went around becoming a Perfumer.
    My jewellery used to be at those locations, but not anymore. At the moment, my line is available only directly from me - either via the website/email or in person. All in good time though...

    I forgot to mentnion another interesting store - Beauty Mark. They carry most of Fresh line, Clean, Aquolina, Philosophy, Monyette Paris and also other smaller lines of body care and cosmetics. They used to have Comptoir Sud Pacifique and Calypso, but not anymore...

    Their only location now is in Yaletown (they had to close their Denman boutique, unfortunately).

    1120 Hamilton Street #103
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2S2
    Canada
    Tel: 604.642.2294

    And also have an online store:
    http://beautymark.ca/

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    Hi! Another Vancouverite here! I totally agree - The Perfume Shoppe in the Sinclair Centre is fantastic. I work close by and have been there on a few occasions. Thanks for the great breakdown of Vancouver fragrance options.

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    Great list. No locations to add but some additional points:

    Holts has a good selection of Creed upstairs in the women's section. These aren't represented at all in the men's fragrance dept. downstairs.

    The Bay downtown has a small selection of Serge Lutens.

    The Perfume Shoppe is a must. Naz who runs it is just great to work with.

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    Calling in late (just found this thread)
    from Burnaby
    I will have to try Richard Kidd on Water st.

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    Just wanted to note to all Vancouver BN members, I went to the Holt Renfrew store in Pacific Centre Downtown recently and spotted the Dior Homme Trio: Cologne Blanche, Eau Noire & Bois D'Argent there. Definitely, I must try for a perfume lovers, all worth a try if you get a chance.

    Also, I say the new Prada Man scent there, if anyone was interested.

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    Just found out that Kiss + Makeup stocks Bond No. 9, if not all of the line pretty much the whole list. This discovery is almost as exciting as discovering that Holt Renfrew carries Creed.

    You will find this store in Park Royal Village (West Vancouver).

    Something else new: the associate sprayed the fragrances onto bits of ribbon for me to smell, a interesting variation and possibly an improvement over sticks of paper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skip Savage
    Just found out that Kiss + Makeup stocks Bond No. 9, if not all of the line pretty much the whole list. This discovery is almost as exciting as discovering that Holt Renfrew carries Creed.

    You will find this store in Park Royal Village (West Vancouver).
    Skip,
    Do they have more than what The Perfume Shoppe has to offer? They also carry some Bond No. 9 but none of my favourites are there!
    Ayala Moriel, Perfumer
    Ayala Moriel Parfums http://www.ayalamoriel.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by nsamadi
    Just wanted to note to all Vancouver BN members, I went to the Holt Renfrew store in Pacific Centre Downtown recently and spotted the Dior Homme Trio: Cologne Blanche, Eau Noire & Bois D'Argent there. Definitely, I must try for a perfume lovers, all worth a try if you get a chance.
    Hmmm... I never noticed that! Which counter are these on? I don't recall that there is a Dior counter there at all...
    Ayala Moriel, Perfumer
    Ayala Moriel Parfums http://www.ayalamoriel.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ayala
    Hmmm... I never noticed that! Which counter are these on? I don't recall that there is a Dior counter there at all...
    On the very bottom floor of Holt Renfrew in the men's fragrance counter. Not upstairs with everything else. The men's fragrance counter near the entrance on the bottom floor. There was an Ad poster for Prada Pour Homme and I went to check it out at the mens counter, and then I say bottles of Bois D'Argent and Eau Noire, and I'm assuming Cologne Blanche was somewhere there. If you need any more help, just ask me.

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    They have gift-set extravaganza at Winners - Robson&Granville- when I went there yesterday. In the men's section I saw boxes upon boxes of Bulgari PH, Obsession Night, Grey Flannel, Joop Rococo, Boucheron, Bulgari BLV, Le Male, to name a few. The women section is on the other side of the floor (didn't really look).

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    If you are interested in the Creed's at the Gallery of Pefumes in Metrotown, the carry only GIT, SMW, Himalaya, and OV. But the juice is good, and a lot cheaper than you will find at Holt Renfrew etc. My GIT box was stamped 2005, which is quite reasonable for $150.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drzed
    If you are interested in the Creed's at the Gallery of Pefumes in Metrotown, the carry only GIT, SMW, Himalaya, and OV. But the juice is good, and a lot cheaper than you will find at Holt Renfrew etc. My GIT box was stamped 2005, which is quite reasonable for $150.
    Okay..thanks for the info I included it up top.

    BTW, while I'm writing here, I just noticed Shopper Drugs Mart (Various Locations through out Canada) is selling Polo Black & Blue (40ml bottles) for $19.99 cdn this week as a special.
    Last edited by nsamadi; 27th March 2007 at 04:21 AM.

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    Nice to see come fellow Vancouverites. I'd be curious what success anyone has had ordering perfume on-line and having it get thru Customs. The online Canadian shops I have found, have terribly high prices. I have had some good luck with Winners and Superstore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pookyface
    Nice to see come fellow Vancouverites. I'd be curious what success anyone has had ordering perfume on-line and having it get thru Customs. The online Canadian shops I have found, have terribly high prices. I have had some good luck with Winners and Superstore.

    I have had nothing but good experiences so far with fragrancenet.com. Good prices and no problems with shipping. There are also a number of discount codes around for 10-15% off or $10 off etc., on the Discounts and Coupons Board.

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    Sounds like it is worth a trip north of the border just for the shopping. And Vancouver is worth a trip without any ulterior motive anyway. Can anyone say if the Vancouver Chanel Boutique is carrying Les Exclusifs?

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    I got this flyer of Holt-Renfrew's new store downtown opening late May '07, and what do you know? They will carry Etat libre d'orange, Ineke, and............ Frederic Malle too! Looking forward to try the new "French Lover" there.

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    I cannot believe I didn't notice this thread before. Would've made my addiction a whole lot easier...

    Anyways, I recently discovered that Superstore has just about the most inexpensive fragrances around. The same $80 Light Blue at The Bay retailed for around $40 there... and a $20 Demeter goes for about $5. The quality seems to be legit enough. I think the entire discovery shocked the beejeezus out of me, though - so much money to be saved!

    Did not know the GoP in Metro or Shifeon around Oakridge carried any Creeds! I continually get the $10 coupons from Shifeon (Oakridge is about a ten-minute drive from my house) and will definitely ask about them next time I go!
    If nothing ever changed, there'd be no butterflies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firstark View Post
    I got this flyer of Holt-Renfrew's new store downtown opening late May '07, and what do you know? They will carry Etat libre d'orange, Ineke, and............ Frederic Malle too! Looking forward to try the new "French Lover" there.
    Wow... I'll be really impressed if Holt starts carrying the Malle line. I'm hoping once the new store opens they'll begin stocking the new Tom Ford Private Blends as well...

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    On my way to Vancouver to help Aunt and Unlce move. Will spend Saturday am doing a very quick tour before my 3:30 flight back to Ottawa. Will hit the Perfume shoppe for sure.

    Anyone up for coffee?

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    Another fan of Nasrin and The Perfume Shoppe here.

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    The "By Kilian" line is now available at the Holt Renfrew store downtown. Also available at the Holts store in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

    http://www.bykilian.com/

    Enjoy!
    Last edited by nsamadi; 11th April 2008 at 12:09 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsamadi View Post
    The "By Kilian" line is now available at the Holt Renfrew store downtown. Also available at the Holts store in Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.

    http://www.bykilian.com/

    Enjoy!
    Do you know their prices? It will save me a trip. Thanks.
    Last edited by Omega Man; 11th April 2008 at 12:29 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega Man View Post
    Do you know their prices? I will save me a trip. Thanks.
    The prices according to By Kilians site is:

    The 50ml / refillable spray = $225
    The 1 Liter / 34 fl.oz refillable bottle = $2500
    The 1 Liter / 34 fl.oz refill = $2300

    I haven't seen the store prices yet, but usually with my experience and Holt Renfrews pricing, it's either close or identical to the official site prices, or to expect a possibility of a 15-25% price mark up. I've experienced this with their Creed & Dior Homme selection. You can also order online through the e-shop if you don't want to pay store prices. Also remember, once you buy the 50ml bottle, it's a refill and the cost to get a refill for the 50ml bottle is $90. Majority of the cost goes to the fancy packaging.

    Hoped that helped.
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    Thanks. Better order a sample/decant from the Perfumed Court and see what they are like first.

    Update April 12, 2008 - Dropped by Holt in Toronto. They do have Kilians in stock (both men and women). I was able to get samples on Straight to Heaven and Taste of Heaven. The complete line was in the women's fragrance section.
    The SA told me the price: 50ml for C$225, refill C$115, 1 Liter refillable $2500. Priced exactly the same as By Kilians site (except for the refill).

    Holt also has Bond No. 9. I didn't really count the number of scents, but they definitely have at least 15 of them (including Silver Factory, Wall Street etc.) Didn't inquire about the prices as they were practically stocking the shelves when I dropped by.

    I will do a cross post in the Toronto thread.
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