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    Default Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    Anyone smell this yet? Is it worth a preorder blind buy?

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    I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot touche.

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    Actually the notes sound pretty good. Can't wait to sample this one...

    Top notes: mandarin, nutmeg, plum.
    Middle notes: rose, jasmine, ginger lily.
    Bottom notes: cashmere wood, sandalwood, amber.
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    I haven't tried it, if it smelled good I'd get it, regardless of the name

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    I have smelled it . This and new Harlem is my favourite from bond for sweetness

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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    With so many releases by Bond No 9 already this year...Sample first.
    Sounds like someones having a case of the Mondays

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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    Their I<3NY line is bland beyond belief to me....the best I could hope for would be it smelling "good." I could never imagine it standing out.

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    I think it's great, smells like a beautiful blueberry muffin. Longevity and projection are also really impressive, bordering New Haarlem territory.

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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    While I love the message, they are trying to hard and have put out a product just to coincide with the company's thought process - a shame really

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    I'm holding out for I Love NY for All - Budget Reform (Swarovski Crystal Edition)

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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    Haters will hate...
    1. Epic Man by Amouage (26 wears)
    2. Leather Oud by Christian Dior (25 wears)
    3. M7 by Yves Saint Laurent (20 wears)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    Haters will hate...
    I am totally hating. if a Bond release were something special, I wouldn't be; but this just feels opportunistic.

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    Not interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amw9490 View Post
    Not interested.
    Ditto.

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    I own 2 bond and about 18 bon bons.

    I would definitely say sample first tho I have never tried I <3 NY for All ME.

    I love the 2 I have and will probably purchase 2 more around fall time.

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    I tried it at my local counter and I really liked it. I need to experiment further with a sample, but so far my impression is that I liked it enough to consider getting a bottle. Along with I Love NY for All, it is my favorite of the "I Love NY" series.
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    6. Parfumerie Generale Bois Blond
    7. Andy Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Ditto.
    Double ditto.
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    Looking forward to smelling this. Bond stuff has always been more miss than hit for me, but there are a few I really enjoy, and this one sounds like it could be interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajmc View Post
    Double ditto.
    Triple ditto. I haven't found a Bond that I liked enough to warrant a purchase yet. Out of the original I <3 NY line, I thought the men's version was nice. It had outstanding projection and longevity in the 14 hour range, but it smells like CK Escape, which I can buy for $40.
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    I'm just getting into the Bond fragrances but while some are good the whole line feels a bit opportunistic to me. I guess I'm old school. This is definitely NOT Guerlain. Admittedly some are good. There's also a few posts in this thread (not many) that seem, um, a bit nervous? Hmmmmmm
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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    I will try it when I see it. If I like it I will consider purchasing it - regardless of the name.

    But I think it is great Bond is coming out with a fragrance to honor the New York State Marriage Equality Act of July 2011. However, I am sure that in turn will have "some people" not even consider trying it - which is no big surprise.

    From fragrantica.com:

    Bond No. 9 is launching a new I Love New York fragrance in honor of the Acts of Marriage Equality signed on 24th July 2011. The fragrance is delicate and sensual woody - spicy. It opens with juicy notes of mandarin and gourmand plum, nutmeg and cinnamon. It leads to the "wedding" bouquet in the heart of rose, jasmine and ginger lily. Cashmere, sandalwood and amber are in the perfume’s base.

    Available as 50 and 100 ml EDP. I Love New York for Marriage Equality was launched in 2012.

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    I love the plum note in Andy Warhol, so I will give this a chance

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    I have sampled some Bonds and found them all to be either boring, disgusting or both.

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    I could live with the date being the wrong way around on the bottle (if it's the one I've seen) but the I <3 NY brand name itself is a bit naff.

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    The Tea Party types wont give it a spin mainly due to the name - I dont know what the notes are but it could be an interesting mix worth trying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zztopp View Post
    The Tea Party types wont give it a spin mainly due to the name - I dont know what the notes are but it could be an interesting mix worth trying.
    And others of us won't try it simply because we're fatigued by Bond No. 9. I don't want to give the impression that I'm against marriage equality. That has nothing to do with it.

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    Default Re: Bond No. 9 - I love New York for All - Marriage Equality

    Quote Originally Posted by zztopp View Post
    The Tea Party types wont give it a spin mainly due to the name - I dont know what the notes are but it could be an interesting mix worth trying.
    @ zztopp° - mandarin, nutmeg, plum, rose, jasmine, ginger lily, cashmere wood, sandalwood, and amber.

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    I can't think of a single house that I would not buy a fragrance from of I liked the scent. Nor can I think of a single fragrance I would not test because of the name or bottle design. But, we all have ways to narrow our choices down. My main deciding factor is how it smells. If I like a fragrance I will buy it regardless if it is from Bond, Guerlain, Creed, Oriscent or Calvin Klein as long as it lasts a reasonable time and smells amazing. This one sounds pretty nice and I can't wait to try it.
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    I'm extremely finicky when it comes to packaging and branding. Of course I wish I could say the scent is the only important element, but it's not 100% of the fragrance experience. At least 10% is bottling, packaging, branding, and general prestige. Bond has put out quite a few good fragrances but their branding is heading in the tiring direction. Those little quirks may be the x factor that turns off noses like mine and sends us in a different direction.

    Of course I love the idea behind the marriage equality edition, and this edition's notes look highly intriguing to me, but all of the Bond names and brands are just such huge statements that it can overpower a more objective view of the fragrance and forcefully include subjective qualities.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    However, I am sure that in turn will have "some people" not even consider trying it.
    I will buy it definitely!!!

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