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  1. #151

    Default Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    First one I bought, after starting to read Basenotes, while I was still lurking, was Allure Homme Sport, in Cancun Duty Free. That was a stupid and expensive way of finding out I don't like aquatics!

    First purchase after joining was a 3 bottle haul of Body Kouros, B*Men and Zero Plus Masculine. The Zero Plus got given away to a relative, but the others are big favourites of mine.

  2. #152

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    First reading Basenotes, Millésime Impérial...

    After further reading & joining, withstanding Creed, these blind buys:

    Creed - Millésime Impérial
    Creed - Original Vetiver
    Frederic Malle - Musc Ravageur
    Guerlain - Shalimar (Vintage EDC)
    Jean Patou - Patou pour Homme
    Le Galion - Eau de Vetyver
    Le Labo - Rose 31
    Montale - Black Aoud
    Serge Lutens - Muscs Koublaï Khän
    Yves Saint Laurent - Kouros + M7
    Last edited by siderealist; 9th February 2013 at 12:06 AM.

  3. #153
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    Polo by Ralph Lauren.
    Currently wearing: Polo by Ralph Lauren

  4. #154
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    Zino Davidoff

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    Cuir de Russie and Opus 1870.

  6. #156

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    I think it was Chergui...
    My current top ten:
    1. Spice and Wood
    2. Tonka Imperiale
    3. Dior Homme
    4. Pure Malt
    5. Oud Wood
    6. Ambre Nuit
    7. L'air Du Desert Marocain
    8. Noir de Noir
    9. Apple Brandy
    10.Straight to Heaven

  7. #157

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    Encre Noir or LDDM.

  8. #158

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    I read so many good things about Body Kouros that I went and blind-bought a bottle. Big mistake- worst fragrance I've ever owned. After that, I was extra cautious and tried to get samples. One of the first samples led me to Avignon.
    Currently wearing: Royal Aoud by Montale

  9. #159

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    Tenere

  10. #160

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    I think it was Black Afgano.

  11. #161
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    Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey Gold Absolu... then I realised designer scents weren't really for me.

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    Gucci Pour Homme (2003). I think I spotted a thread that said it was being discontinued, and I remembered seeing it in a store, so I figured I should give it a sniff. I liked it so much that I bought it. Months later, when I saw one box of it on a store shelf, I bought that too. I'm glad I did.
    "Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam

  13. #163

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    Probably L'air du desert...Still going strong on that one, too.

  14. #164

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    GIT was my first

  15. #165

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    L'eau D'Issey pour homme.... and then 90% of my current wardrobe... Gotta love the forum

  16. #166

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    Guerlain Vetiver. I loved it. My first blind buy.

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    I have been following BN for more than 5 yrs b4 deciding to join, so from that perspective, after joining, MDCI's Invasion Barbare was my first buy & my second blind buy of all I own, what a spectacular fragrance though...

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    Mine was L`Occitane's Eau des Baux not too long ago, and Creed Aventus shortly after that

    The disease has taken a strong hold since then

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    Default Re: What was the first fragrance you bought after joing basenotes?

    First was Czech & Speake No.88, followed by Musc Ravaguer and Green Irish Tweed.

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    Went to Vegas to potentially buy Heeley's Menthe Fraiche (The reason why I found Basenotes in the first place being that I saw this frag in a magazine and didn't even know they had mint in fragrances) and ended up buying CDG Wonderwood...and then Guerlain's Herba Fresca being that I was disappointed in Menthe Fraiche, Herba Fresca being what a mint frag should be IMO.

  21. #171

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    Terre d'Hermes

  22. #172

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    m7

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    Cuir de Russie followed by LDDM.

  24. #174

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    Encore noir , Narcisco Rodriguez and l'instant de Guerlain
    Current top choices:
    1- Portrait of A Lady
    2- 34 st Germaine Boulevard by Diptyque
    3- Bleecker Street by Bond 9
    4- Acqua Di Parma Oud
    5- Clive Christian #1
    6- Coromandel by Chanel
    7- Acqua Di Parmal Colonia Intensa
    8- Guerlain Derby
    9- MFK lumiere Noir
    10- Dans Tes Bras

  25. #175

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    Chanel Allure Edition Blanche

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    L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme from reading the compliments thread
    Current favourite: Spiritueuse Double Vanille

  27. #177

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    I remember very well my first blind buy and first ever fragrance purchase was Opium pour Homme by Yves Saint Laurent

    I read all the reviews and made myself and idea of what it could be like but when I first smelled it it was totally different. At first I though "Oh my gosh what have I bought" but after a few days/weeks I came to appreciate it very much....

    Don´t wear it that often anymore... but I think it was a great introduction to the fragrance world.

  28. #178

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwoRoads View Post
    It was Green Irish Tweed for me too!
    +1 After doing a lot of research for my new best thing. And it turned out to be exactly just that. Unfortunately it didn't stop there
    Form is emptiness, emptiness is form.
    Currently wearing: Journey Man by Amouage

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