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    Question Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    IŽm a bit overstrained by their vast choice of Fragrances. Although I saw that they categorize them into groups (citrus, oriental...), itŽs still hard to choose a few to sample first.

    Some fragrances that I like: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Tuscan Leather and For Men, Creed Tabarome and Aventus, Amouage Memoir, Mark Birley Charles Street.
    Some fragrances that I strongly dislike/hate: Serge Lutens Chergui and Daim Blond, all Kilians, Thierry Mugler Pure Havane (all of which are too sweet for me), all Nasomatto (strange to say the least), Knize Ten (brutal, old), John Varvatos Vintage.

    What can be recommended?

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    Love this house and count 50 of theirs in my collection. I'll recommend three: Tea For Two, Mechant Loup, & Coeur De Vetiver Sacre but there are many other good ones which I'm sure others will point out.

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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    for me, it's a very unique house - a great discovery. some of my favs are:

    -Piment Brulant
    -L'eau du Navigateur
    -Dzongkha
    -Timbuktu
    -Tea for Two
    -Havana Vanille
    -and the list goes on...
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    I own 7 fragrances from them and Tea for Two easily is my favorite.
    Last edited by d4N13L; 4th September 2012 at 06:44 PM.

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    Add to this is Dzing, a leather with a very light gourmand touch.
    "No sweet perfume ever tortured me more than this." Desert Rose by Sting and Cheb Mami, Album 1999.

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    I've only tried (and currently own) Tea for Two, but I love it. Smoky, slightly sweet black tea and spices.
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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    Timbuktu and Tea for Two are my favorite from this house, both worth owning imo.

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    I love Fou d'Absinthe, and based on what you like I'll bet you would too. Also own and enjoy Tea for Two, and Mechant Loup might get picked up as a nice fall fragrance sometime soon.

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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    Dzing!
    Timbuktu
    Voleur de Roses
    Traversee du Bosphore
    Dzongkha

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    One of my favorite houses.

    I'll suggest some and you read reviews to determine if its something that may appeal to you:

    Dzing!
    Dzongkha
    Timbuktu
    Traversee du Bosphore
    Seville a L'Aube
    Passage d'Enfer

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    Quote Originally Posted by volley2 View Post
    Dzing!
    Timbuktu
    Voleur de Roses
    Traversee du Bosphore
    Dzongkha
    Hi twin!

    for swap/sale:





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    stay away from Voleur de Roses, and Timbuktu i doubt it you will like it.
    Instead try, Fou d'absinth and perhaps to a lesser degree Poivre Piquant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    One of my favorite houses.

    I'll suggest some and you read reviews to determine if its something that may appeal to you:

    Dzing!
    Dzongkha
    Timbuktu
    Traversee du Bosphore
    Seville a L'Aube
    Passage d'Enfer

    Hi twin!
    Hello! I couldn't recommend Seville and Passage because I haven't smelled them. Though I've heard great things about them.

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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    i love this post!! but if you dont mind me asking why do you hate kilian?

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    I got a free standard shipping email from L'Artisan, no code runs until the 14th September. Now I am in the UK, so not sure if its only here?
    DONNA

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    Quote Originally Posted by calilove View Post
    i love this post!! but if you dont mind me asking why do you hate kilian?
    Although obviously made of very high quality ingredients, they are either too sweet (sth, toh, btb), too feminine or develop very strange on my skin. I really wanted to like them, but unfortunately they just arent for me. I like his approach though, and that you can get all of his fragrances cheaper if you dont need the fancy bottle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scent7 View Post
    Although obviously made of very high quality ingredients, they are either too sweet (sth, toh, btb), too feminine or develop very strange on my skin. I really wanted to like them, but unfortunately they just arent for me. I like his approach though, and that you can get all of his fragrances cheaper if you dont need the fancy bottle.
    TOH is amazing!!!!!!!!! lol Thats all I had to say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CutlassSupremeSL View Post
    TOH is amazing!!!!!!!!! lol Thats all I had to say.
    This was all just IMHO of course. As I said, I like his approach, but TOH develops a sticky sweet note on my skin. Thats a shame as I like the opening. Glad you like it

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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    Quote Originally Posted by Scent7 View Post
    IŽm a bit overstrained by their vast choice of Fragrances. Although I saw that they categorize them into groups (citrus, oriental...), itŽs still hard to choose a few to sample first.

    Some fragrances that I like: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, Tuscan Leather and For Men, Creed Tabarome and Aventus, Amouage Memoir, Mark Birley Charles Street.
    Some fragrances that I strongly dislike/hate: Serge Lutens Chergui and Daim Blond, all Kilians, Thierry Mugler Pure Havane (all of which are too sweet for me), all Nasomatto (strange to say the least), Knize Ten (brutal, old), John Varvatos Vintage.

    What can be recommended?
    Aventus

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    Quote Originally Posted by icanzapyou View Post
    Aventus
    LOL! I was going to say Voleur de Roses, but this answer is better
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Brückner - Aoud 1
    4. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    5. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    6. Dior - Vetiver
    7. Les Nez - Turtle Vetiver Back
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Amouage - Jubilation XXV
    10. Creed - Royal English Leather

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    Default Re: Please school me on LŽArtisan Parfumeur

    These are the ones I like:
    Dzing!
    Timbuktu (used sparingly)
    Dzongkha
    Bois Farine (can go sweet on some skin, use very sparingly)
    Mure et Musc edt (blackberries and musc)
    Patchouli Patch
    Verte Violette (green violets smell wonderful on guys!)
    "Mom….now the kitten smells like Chamade!"

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    Tea for two is very good.

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