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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken_Russell View Post
    Rediscovering and thus also relearning to even further appreciate a fragrance already liked since teenage years and being incidentally also the SOTD.

    Simply amazed how good One Man Show by Bogart (unexpectedly inexpensive and not even knowing nor able to determine whether it is actually the vintage or the current version of this) can be such an accomplished powerhouse chypre scent with hints of citrus, floral and/or herbal notes of surprising depth, nuance and performance.
    Try also (vtg preferred) Krizia Uomo; imo a better version, so to speak, of Bogart OMS!
    Sure you'll like it (if not already )
    My Top '11' :

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Azzaro: Pour Homme (vtg)
    - Tom Ford: Ombré Leather
    - Guerlain: Héritage (vtg)
    - Mancera: Red Tobacco
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraîcheur)
    - Armani: Acqua di Gio Profumo
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Hermes: Terre d'Hermes
    - Amouage: Interlude

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    Menta y Menta - might be my favorite mint scent so far.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    MFK Grand Soir. I simply must have it eventually. I bought a little mini spray and fell for it hard. Reminds me a bit of L'Air du Desert Marocain. I need them both.
    Yeah, you won't be disappointed with Grand Soir. I finally picked up a full bottle myself this year. I need a full bottle of LADDM as well!

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    Quote Originally Posted by leor_77 View Post
    I just admire Carnal Flower so much - although it's too feminine for me to wear in public, I love wearing it around the house. Even though I could sell it for quite a lot, I will keep it in my collection just because I want to keep smelling it over and over again.
    I feel the same way about not feeling comfortable wearing in public, but love wearing it around the house. I only have a sample (actually gone now), and that's the exact reason I haven't opted for a full bottle.

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    Been a few months since my last wearing of Lyric. For a non-rose lover, I love this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buzzlepuff View Post
    Bukhoor by Thomas Kosmala.

    I like all of the Kosmalas I've tried - extremely good new brand.
    Interesting. I will have to take a look.

    Really enjoying Oud Monarch from Bortnikoff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deltasun View Post
    Been a few months since my last wearing of Lyric. For a non-rose lover, I love this!
    Very enjoyable year around scent. Wife is a big fan. But she says "rose" right away!
    Currently wearing: Aventus Cologne by Creed

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    Yeaterday and today I am getting to k iw and enjoy Musc Ravenger.

    To be knows its a "modern" Knize 10. In my book there is bonfiner compliment

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    MEMO Winter Palace ++ Game of Thrones reference of Dragon motif/design and a terrific benzoin / orange flower incense smokey spice scent. I can feel the drifting incense that hangs in the air of Winter Palace.
    Top Bottles: • costa azzurra acqua • black leather j-scent • unum Io non ho mani • terre d'hermes parfum • andree putman l'original • tonic blanc • xerjoff nio • no.9 bukhoor elixir • kosmala no. 4 apres l'amour • 19-69 capri • mandarino di amalfi acqua

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    Vilhelm Parfumerie Stockholm 1978 very modern take on barbershop scent. Big fam of Jerome Epinette perfume work with this line. I am thoroughly engaged by this one like many of Vilhelm perfumes. I give this one top marks along with Dear Polly, Morning Chess, Black Citrus and The Oud Affair.
    Top Bottles: • costa azzurra acqua • black leather j-scent • unum Io non ho mani • terre d'hermes parfum • andree putman l'original • tonic blanc • xerjoff nio • no.9 bukhoor elixir • kosmala no. 4 apres l'amour • 19-69 capri • mandarino di amalfi acqua

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    MFK Grand Soir. I simply must have it eventually. I bought a little mini spray and fell for it hard. Reminds me a bit of L'Air du Desert Marocain. I need them both.
    Actually found a decent price on Amazon and snagged Grand Soir. I have had my eyes on LdDM forever but they seem to be only 1.7 ml for such a steep price tag.
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    Currently wearing: Pour Un Homme by Caron

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    Soleil Infidele by LM Parfums
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    Byredo Sundazed. Supposedly citrus and cotton candy but to my nose it is a purple ivory soap. Charming and fascinating. Leans fem but I think I can pull it off!
    Current Go-To:
    Javanese Patchouli (Zegna), Vintage Tabarome (Creed), Vetiver Ext. (R Dove), Kobe (Xerjoff), M1849 (Creed), L'Air du Desert Marocain (Tauer), Colonia Essenza (Acqua di Parma), Musc Infini (Ex Nihilo), Bergamot Ext. (R Dove), Musk Oud (By Killian), Violettes du Czar (Legrand)

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    Vintage formulation of Chanel No 5 and Guerlain L'Heure Bleue, both parfum concentrations.
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    HOW VERY EXCITING, N.CAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    Vintage formulation of Chanel No 5 and Guerlain L'Heure Bleue, both parfum concentrations.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Colognnoisseur View Post


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    Waiting to try it, I just blind bought it.
    Currently wearing: Green Irish Tweed by Creed

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    Quote Originally Posted by techt View Post
    Waiting to try it, I just blind bought it.
    Congrats on your pick up of Aramis Tobacco Reserve.
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    Most Sultan Pasha Attars wow me. Yesterday his Aurum d Ankhor was a holy grail experience, absolutely stunning in it's complexity and quality. And today his new Juriah attar which has not been released yet is so intoxicating with the finest Taif Rose and Hindi Oud. After experiencing all these luxurious fragrances from Sultan Pasha I don't know how I can go back to wearing normal designer/niche scents. It will be like getting used to lobster and champagne, steak etc and then going back to eating beans on toast to use a analogy.
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    My Top Five

    1. Aurum d Angkhor By Sultan Pasha
    2. Fougere Noire By Sultan Pasha
    3. L' Heure d' Or By Sultan Pasha
    4. Encens Chypre By Sultan Pasha
    5. Equilibre By Sultan Pasha

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    Continuing the vintage train, a sample of a 1940s formulation of Guerlain Vol de Nuit perfume.
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    Sunsuality - just perfect at this time.
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    Floraiku Flowers Turn Purple
    Make It Happen!

    Current Top 10
    1.Encens Mythique d’Orient
    2.L’Heure Perdue
    3.Le Monarque II/Argentium Halo De Lune/Sultanate Of Oman
    4.Candy Aoud/(Dior) Vetiver/Santal Noir
    5.Vision In A Dream Psychedelic/Prolixe
    6.L’Heure Mysterieuse/Au Hasard
    7.Al-Khatt
    8.Le Monarque III/V
    9.Fetish Parfum Pour Homme/Les Sables Roses
    10.Dhajala/Fidelis/Misia Eau de Parfum

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    Jardins De Misfah - Tried it in Paris, loved it, bought it and sent it back home.
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    Kiton Black

    This one doesn’t fall far from the Cool Water and GIT trees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Sunsuality - just perfect at this time.
    Wow.. the notes in that look perfect for what I like. I'm guessing it's not available in the states as I can't seem to find it anywhere. Osswalt NYC carries many of his but not that one.

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    Etat Libre d'Orange Hermann A Mes Cotes Me Paraissait Une Ombre
    Floraiku Sound Of Ricochet
    Ormonde Jayne Taif Intensivo
    Ormonde Jayne Taif Elixir
    Ormonde Jayne Royal Elixir
    Ormonde Jayne Ormonde Elixir
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    Current Top 10
    1.Encens Mythique d’Orient
    2.L’Heure Perdue
    3.Le Monarque II/Argentium Halo De Lune/Sultanate Of Oman
    4.Candy Aoud/(Dior) Vetiver/Santal Noir
    5.Vision In A Dream Psychedelic/Prolixe
    6.L’Heure Mysterieuse/Au Hasard
    7.Al-Khatt
    8.Le Monarque III/V
    9.Fetish Parfum Pour Homme/Les Sables Roses
    10.Dhajala/Fidelis/Misia Eau de Parfum

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    Quote Originally Posted by RawMia View Post
    Ormonde Jayne Taif Elixir
    ive tried this one recently very nice
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    Umm Sulaim, what is this that you are doing? Thereupon she said: That is your sweat which we mix in our perfume and it becomes the most fragrant perfume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer View Post
    Continuing the vintage train, a sample of a 1940s formulation of Guerlain Vol de Nuit perfume.
    Damn, nice!

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    Yay!
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    Pdm fragrances by themselves don't really wow me however they are good and garner more attention from people around me than other frags I must say. (Herod e.g. )
    Percival recently has enthralled me w its overall presentation in its rich blue bottle in a smaller petite 2.5oz size. The scent has grown on me as well as it is perfect for the gym and guy's nite out for instance.
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