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    Default Today I Bought: May 2014

    Perry Ellis m by Perry Ellis
    The One for Men by Dolce & Gabbana (revisiting The One, I might get lucky with its longevity this Spring/Summer)

    Both are minis/travel sizes.


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    Blind buy of Rose Cut by Ann Gerard
    Salvador Dali pour Homme
    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) Polo vintage (Ralph Lauren) - tie
    9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
    9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie

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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Ombre Indigo by Olfactive Studio 100ml EDP

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    samples of:
    Creed - Spice & Wood
    Durbano - Rock Crystal
    Creed - Bois du Portugal
    ormonde Jayne Nawab of Oudh - Four Corners of the World Collection
    Ex Idolo - Thirty-Three

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    l'eau boisee.jpg

    When will it ever warm up here in Chicago?

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    At this point, I'm not counting on it...I've just been using this time to wear my heavier fragrances a bit longer than normal. I long for the day I'm able to go for a run after work without wearing a jacket.

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    When will it ever warm up here in Chicago?
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    Brineapple (Pineapple, Guava, Ylang Ylang, Marine Notes, Green Tea, Cade, Guaiacwood, Cedar Wood, Ozone) / Fur - (Vintage Musks, Woods, Leather) / Onsen Wood (Hinoki/Hiba/Cedar/Yuzu) / Winter XVI (Tree Saps, Extractions and Resins, Bois des Landes, Bourbon Vetiver, Spearmint, Frankincense & Myrrh) / L.O.M. Leather Oud Musk (Leather, Oud, Musk, Beeswax, Tobacco, Strawberry, Incense & Amber)

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    Ombre Indigo by Olfactive Studio 100ml EDP

    I can't wait to hear your thoughts on this one! Luckily there is a retail store on South Beach that sells Olfactive fragrances, so I will be checking it out in person next time I am down there. Love the color, and love several others from that house....
    improving olfactory environments one molecule at a time....

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    Quote Originally Posted by stargarden View Post
    I can't wait to hear your thoughts on this one! Luckily there is a retail store on South Beach that sells Olfactive fragrances, so I will be checking it out in person next time I am down there. Love the color, and love several others from that house....
    Got it from overseas. They just received stock of this yesterday. Should have it in about a week. I'll chime in when it arrives.
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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Thanks to a heads up from astute Basenoter jhericurls just purchased the following 7 Givenchy Alelier Exclusives:













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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    It's the first of the month so my two purchases for May are:



    04 Petrana by Odin

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    Silver Mountain Water by Creed
    Currently wearing: Original Santal by Creed

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    Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascèse, 50 ml.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman

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    Neroli Portofino

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    Hypocrites will always be a thorn in my back....and my middle finger will always be the best remedy.....
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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    CdG Anbar. Blind buy - called in for Vettiveru but they had none so got this instead. No tester so just got it.
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    Osswald Oud 1 from PalmBeach's split....can't wait!!!
    Currently wearing: Made to Measure by Gucci

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    Varvatos Vintage
    Currently wearing: Made to Measure by Gucci

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    Quote Originally Posted by remik View Post
    Les Nez Turtle Vetiver Back:


    Nice. One of the best vetivers IMO!
    Current Winter Favorites:
    1. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
    2. Brückner - Aoud 1
    3. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Generation Man
    4. Xerjoff - Wabar
    5. Creed - Royal Oud
    6. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Mortal Skin
    9. by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    10. Creed - Royal English Leather

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    Quote Originally Posted by remik View Post
    Guerlain Homme L'Eau.
    Me too. Bought it blind a few days ago and the postman delivered it today. Smells like a win. Tempted to test drive it tomorrow, even though it's not going to be particularly warm.

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    Tom Ford Extreme. TF is starting to grow on me as a line. The other half likes Black Orchid and White Patchouli.

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    Ramon Monegal Umbra
    Ramon Monegal Cuirelle
    Creed Jardin D'Amalfi
    YSL L'Homme Sport (wife likes this one)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Unifex View Post
    Tom Ford Extreme. TF is starting to grow on me as a line. The other half likes Black Orchid and White Patchouli.
    Good purchase, I really like this one as well.

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    Finally MFK Oud...nd.14610.jpg

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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Slumberhouse Pear and Olive (30 mL decant)
    Currently wearing: Vetiver by Guerlain

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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Bought the Chanels (Bleu, Egoiste and Platinum Egoiste) at the duty-free on the way back home... Glad I did. Egoiste and PE i have been wanting for awhile.... And Bleu was only available in 150ml which is way larger than i would have wanted but i grabbed it in any case, surprisingly it is proving to be truly versatile.


    Spicebomb, Bently Pour Homme and Rive Gauche Pour Homme ("RGPH") was bought from a local fragrance shop which just opened a branch.... In fact i went back to buy a back up bottle of RGPH the same day cause it was the new old stock! Also choose Bentley Pour Homme over the intense version as it seemed more complex, less gourmand/sticky and hence more suitable for tropical (summer + humid) weather. Wonder if I will succumb and buy the intense eventually... hmmm...
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    Armani He/Lui

    Really glad to have this one back in my collection. Excellent safe scent.
    My Ultimate Top 5:

    Fahrenheit (1988)
    Le Vetiver Itasca (2010)
    Burberry London (2006)
    Eau des Baux (2006)
    Arpege pour Homme (2005)

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    Default Re: Today I Bought: May 2014

    Guerlain Homme L'eau Boisee
    "Le parfum est la musique du corps"
    (Marcel Rochas)


    Signature: Dior Sauvage (Francois Demachy, 2015)

    Current top fragrances:

    Rochas Macassar (Nicolas Mamounas / Roger Pellegrino, 1980)
    Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum (Jaques Polge, 2014)
    Guy Laroche Drakkar Noir [vintage] (Pierre Wargnye, 1982)
    Puig Quorum (Sebastian Gomez, 1978)
    Boss Bottled Intense (2015)
    YSL La Nuit de l'homme (Anne Flipo/Pierre Wargnye/Dominique Ropion, 2009)

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