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    Shalimar Ode a la Vanille

    This is the first of the series, followed by Route sur la Madagascar & Route sur la Mexique.

    Was lucky to find a bottle in a retail shop nearby.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    Tom Ford's Sahara Noir. (Found a good price from a seller I trust.)
    If you don't mind me asking : how much ?
    I was able to get mine for 120 $....
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdwctdwc View Post
    If you don't mind me asking : how much ?
    I was able to get mine for 120 $....
    Essentially the same, $119.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    Essentially the same, $119.
    Thumbs up
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  6. #246

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    I bought Pal Zileri and a Balmain Carbone tester. I wanted to buy a full bottle but the tester was at a great price.

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    Continuing in this line - Un Air D'Arabie Ambre by Dorin
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    Tis the season to be smelly

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Méchant Loup
    Lalique Encre Noire
    Amouage Opus VI
    Montale Blue Amber
    Montale Aoud Red Flowers
    Tom Ford Tom Ford Extreme
    Tom Ford Arabian Wood
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather

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    Just received my bottles of:

    Miller Harris - La Fumee
    Serge Lutens - Fille en Aiguilles

    Perfect for the holidays. Now, I just need to keep myself from buying anymore this year... unlikely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Shalimar Ode a la Vanille

    This is the first of the series
    That's the one I own. Lucky dog!
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    10 ml of Phaedon Tabac Rogue

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    There were 2 or 3 of them sitting nonchalantly on a shelf in some obscure mall.

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    That's the one I own. Lucky dog!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rarebear View Post
    Tis the season to be smelly

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Méchant Loup
    Lalique Encre Noire
    Amouage Opus VI
    Montale Blue Amber
    Montale Aoud Red Flowers
    Tom Ford Tom Ford Extreme
    Tom Ford Arabian Wood
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Seriously! Congratulations!
    Beauty is in the nose of the beholder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rarebear View Post
    Tis the season to be smelly

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzing!
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha
    L'Artisan Parfumeur Méchant Loup
    Lalique Encre Noire
    Amouage Opus VI
    Montale Blue Amber
    Montale Aoud Red Flowers
    Tom Ford Tom Ford Extreme
    Tom Ford Arabian Wood
    Tom Ford Tuscan Leather
    Congrats on those L'Artisans and Montales!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Congrats on those L'Artisans and Montales!

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    Why no congratulations on the Tom Fords and Amouage?

  19. #259

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    Chanel Pour Homme at Barney's in The City.

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    Can someone tell me how to post a picture on here now ? On the old server there was a little icon to do it with....Not on this one....

    Thanks for your help !

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    Quote Originally Posted by FSU92grad View Post
    Can someone tell me how to post a picture on here now ? On the old server there was a little icon to do it with....Not on this one....

    Thanks for your help !
    Third Icon on the right
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    Third Icon on the right
    Or you can do it like this..

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    Quote Originally Posted by remik View Post
    Not French. ;-)


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    Montale is French?
    Bahahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Montale is French?
    Bahahaha
    Well, it would certainly appear that way...

    -Montale Paris
    -Founded in Paris France in 2003 by Pierre Montale
    -Perfumes made in Paris
    -Flagship store located in Paris

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    dior.jpg

    dior homme sport

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    Un Air de Paris Spicy by Dorin

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    Bond N9 - Bleecker Street
    Carolina Herrera - CH Men

    Two awesome scents are added to my collection!

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    Just blind ordered Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere.

    Wasn't even on my "to buy" list - just an impulse purchase last night. And I wasn't supposed to buy anything else this year. *sigh* Oh well, better be good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Just blind ordered Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere.

    Wasn't even on my "to buy" list - just an impulse purchase last night. And I wasn't supposed to buy anything else this year. *sigh* Oh well, better be good!
    Congrats! Blind buying is fun, to me at least

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Just blind ordered Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere.

    Wasn't even on my "to buy" list - just an impulse purchase last night. And I wasn't supposed to buy anything else this year. *sigh* Oh well, better be good!
    Isn't that the weirdest thing when it happens? You'll have say 4 fragrances on your "to buy" list, that you've been carefully considering, sometimes for months, and you really want to make it count, and then all of a sudden, boom! you buy something equally expensive on impulse with as much as maybe 5 minutes of thought.

    This happens to me all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Isn't that the weirdest thing when it happens? You'll have say 4 fragrances on your "to buy" list, that you've been carefully considering, sometimes for months, and you really want to make it count, and then all of a sudden, boom! you buy something equally expensive on impulse with as much as maybe 5 minutes of thought.

    This happens to me all the time.
    Happened to me on Sunday. I found a LDDM tester for $100 and bought it on the spot, wasn't even thinking of getting it, I was hoping to get Parfums de Marly's Pegasus.

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    Decants of Messe de Minuit-Gold Leather by Atelier-Timbuktu and Jaislamier..

    I feel happy..
    somebody please congratulate me..

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyP View Post
    Congrats! Blind buying is fun, to me at least
    Yeah - people always advise against blind buying, but for me it's pretty fun - but I do wind up with some in my collection that I don't LOVE, but that is just something you have to be willing to accept.

    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Isn't that the weirdest thing when it happens? You'll have say 4 fragrances on your "to buy" list, that you've been carefully considering, sometimes for months, and you really want to make it count, and then all of a sudden, boom! you buy something equally expensive on impulse with as much as maybe 5 minutes of thought.

    This happens to me all the time.
    For sure - I have been trying really hard to restrain myself from buying about 10 other fragrances. Then, exactly as you described - out of nowhere, I have a new bottle of something else coming that wasn't even on my radar - or that I haven't even tried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    Decants of Messe de Minuit-Gold Leather by Atelier-Timbuktu and Jaislamier..

    I feel happy..
    somebody please congratulate me..

    CONGRATULATIONS TONY!!!


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    My blind buys are usually based upon recommendations from BaseNoters whose opinions and taste I respect and am generally in sync with. That said, it's still fun to pull the trigger on something you will in all likelihood enjoy.

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    Guerlain Héritage EdT

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    My purchases for November were: -

    Tiberius
    Baldessarini Ambré
    Lanvin Avant Garde
    Swiss Army Classic

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Just blind ordered Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere.

    Wasn't even on my "to buy" list - just an impulse purchase last night. And I wasn't supposed to buy anything else this year. *sigh* Oh well, better be good!
    Good for you. You won't be dissapointed. I blind bought it and yes it was one of my best moves. I see you got under the wire as only 30 bottles were left sometime last week. Did they say how many bottles still remained?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimmyP View Post
    Congrats! Blind buying is fun, to me at least
    Yes it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Isn't that the weirdest thing when it happens? You'll have say 4 fragrances on your "to buy" list, that you've been carefully considering, sometimes for months, and you really want to make it count, and then all of a sudden, boom! you buy something equally expensive on impulse with as much as maybe 5 minutes of thought.

    This happens to me all the time.
    Me too. Like reading your recommendation on 1899 HDP Hemmingway. Another stunner. I must say I have liked all my HDP offerings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TNBLUEMIKE View Post
    Good for you. You won't be dissapointed. I blind bought it and yes it was one of my best moves. I see you got under the wire as only 30 bottles were left sometime last week. Did they say how many bottles still remained?
    No, I ordered over the website, and didn't notice anything about the quantity remaining. I remember reading the post on BN about this being a limited run when you bought yours - That's why I pulled the trigger. Now or never!

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    Picked this up for $45 after shipping, 99% Full. I don't know what to expect exactly, but it seems like it might be a good option for a traditional, citrus/office cologne type of scent. And apparently the longevity is above average for this style.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Buysblind View Post
    Picked this up for $45 after shipping, 99% Full. I don't know what to expect exactly, but it seems like it might be a good option for a traditional, citrus/office cologne type of scent. And apparently the longevity is above average for this style.

    Congrats! It's a very nice scent. Think you're going to be pleasantly surprised.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Congrats! It's a very nice scent. Think you're going to be pleasantly surprised.
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    Thanks for the encouragement, hednic! I'll post some impressions after it arrives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    No, I ordered over the website, and didn't notice anything about the quantity remaining. I remember reading the post on BN about this being a limited run when you bought yours - That's why I pulled the trigger. Now or never!
    I think hednic would agree your timing was perfect. Lets us know how you like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony T View Post
    Decants of Messe de Minuit-Gold Leather by Atelier-Timbuktu and Jaislamier..

    I feel happy..
    somebody please congratulate me..
    Congratulations on the Atelier, and L'artisan fragrances.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dougczar View Post
    Just blind ordered Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere.

    Wasn't even on my "to buy" list - just an impulse purchase last night. And I wasn't supposed to buy anything else this year. *sigh* Oh well, better be good!
    Hope that when you receive it you find it was worth the expense and to your liking as it seems to be to TNBLUEMIKE.
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    and Le Tabac Parfum extrait by L'Antichambre

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    Creed Neroli Sauvage
    Beauty is in the nose of the beholder.

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    Bought a back up of Eaux des Baux and three Frederic Malle candles-- Cafe Society, Russian Nights, and Joyeux Noel. I wanted to get Chez Monsieur, but I couldn't find it on the Barney's website.

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    I needed my Neroli fix so I used a 20% off coupon for first time buyer at beautybar.com on L'eau de Neroli by Diptyque. I've heard they made a 200 ml bottle but have had trouble finding it. I went with the 100 ml because the only person selling the 200 ml is on ebay and I'm not going to buy a splash for $150 off ebay.

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    Cuir de Nacre.jpg Cuir de Nacre by Ann Gerard
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
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    Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

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    Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
    9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
    9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
    9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
    9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Oud Silk Mood by Maison Francis Kurkdjian
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    Slumberhouse Vikt during the 33% off Black Friday Sale.

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    Eau de Baux by L'Occitane. Worried this one would fly the coup on me. The buzz around here stating it Is being discontinued.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TNBLUEMIKE View Post
    Eau de Baux by L'Occitane. Worried this one would fly the coup on me. The buzz around here stating it Is being discontinued.
    Congrats on that! Better to be safe.
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    Curve Appeal..
    I have now completed the line..

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    Slumberhouse:
    -Jeke (backup bottle)
    -Ore
    -Mare (blind buy)

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    Lanvin Avant Garde in the 1 OZ size for $19.99 at Marshall's. Really nice scent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    Lanvin Avant Garde in the 1 OZ size for $19.99 at Marshall's. Really nice scent.
    Indeed, and you got a good price also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Indeed, and you got a good price also.
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    Not really-it's $21.88 for 3.4 oz tester on Ebay

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