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    Default Today I Bought: June 2014

    My two fragrance purchases for the month are:



    Riverside Drive by Bond No. 9

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    Silver Cologne by Amouage

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    Des Filles à la Vanille - Vanille Intime Secret


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    What better way to start off June than with a gift for my eldest daughter - Souffle Intime by Paul Emilien 100ml EDP

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    I snatched up 2 x BNIB cellophane sealed bottles of vintage tin can Rive Gauche, so I'm set for life on this. Set me back $25 a pop.

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    Couple of cheapies.

    Boss Bottled Night
    YSL L'homme Libre

    Roughly £20 each so happy with that. A few samples of more expensive stuff as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsamadi View Post


    I snatched up 2 x BNIB cellophane sealed bottles of vintage tin can Rive Gauche, so I'm set for life on this. Set me back $25 a pop.
    Wow! You must have a ritzy Walmart. The ones 'round my way have Eve Ain't Laurent!
    I smell marshmallows!

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    Nikos Sculpture and traded for Boss Bottled

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    Pre-ordered:


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    Quote Originally Posted by VanillaCloud View Post
    Wow! You must have a ritzy Walmart. The ones 'round my way have Eve Ain't Laurent!
    Haha..funny! We have a small selection of fragrances here. I was honestly shocked to see Rive Guache. I picked up their last 2 bottles. They had an opened damaged 3 bottle that was a return. I wanted to pick it up as well but the manager wasn't there to give me a discount on it. Might come back later for it.

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    I've been a good boy,so Ive ordered these samples to see which are FBW for me.

    Zeromolecule-Geco
    A. Alessandria-Nuit Rouge & Noir Obscur
    Gritti-Preludio
    Capuleti-Bugia Bianca
    Bois 1920-Spigo
    Terezeni-x1x March

    Any thoughts?

    Cheers Rex
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    "El Khat" and Zanzibar(aka Najaf) by Xerjoff
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

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    Another pre-order:


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    Bentley For Men Azure by Bentley 100ml

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    Hermes, Bel Ami- delicious floral leather

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    And all that I can say is WOW!!! I'm waiting on my guy to get the new Blamage from Nossimatto this week, to grab that also.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mlsweeney View Post
    My two fragrance purchases for the month are:



    Riverside Drive by Bond No. 9

    and



    Silver Cologne by Amouage
    Great picks!

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    I haven't got a buy to report yet this month. I had a very nearly buy, however. In fact I walked to the till with it, then changed my mind at the last minute. The lady serving was a trifle consternated at my hasty retreat, so I returned seconds later to buy a damaged chocolate mouse at 30% discount (one only. The head had come off).

    Anyway, the nearly-bought scent was Tisserand Cedar Oil Roll-on. Unfortunately the coconut oil base didn't seem to me to blend well with the cedar notes. 'A walk through Calke Abbey grounds' it was not. I've been, and there are definitely no coconut trees there. Plus I didn't like the greasy blob on my wrist.

    I couldn't find a Tisserand thread so put this here but mods, feel free to delete. That said, I just remembered I have another vintage bottle of Versace L'Homme in transit, so I'll put that in as well to make it kosher :bigsmileyface:

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    Default Re: Today I Bought: June 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckW View Post
    Great picks!
    Thank you!

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    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

    "I've been everywhere but the electric chair seen everything but the wind."..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marais View Post
    I haven't got a buy to report yet this month. I had a very nearly buy, however. In fact I walked to the till with it, then changed my mind at the last minute. The lady serving was a trifle consternated at my hasty retreat, so I returned seconds later to buy a damaged chocolate mouse at 30% discount (one only. The head had come off).

    Anyway, the nearly-bought scent was Tisserand Cedar Oil Roll-on. Unfortunately the coconut oil base didn't seem to me to blend well with the cedar notes. 'A walk through Calke Abbey grounds' it was not. I've been, and there are definitely no coconut trees there. Plus I didn't like the greasy blob on my wrist.

    I couldn't find a Tisserand thread so put this here but mods, feel free to delete. That said, I just remembered I have another vintage bottle of Versace L'Homme in transit, so I'll put that in as well to make it kosher :bigsmileyface:
    Good to know I am not the only person who panic buys stuff just to make cashiers happy - I do it especially if I've been browsing aimlessly for over an hour, I feel like I should somehow "compensate" them for having to watch me. This behaviour makes no sense whatsoever!

    Good pass on the Tisserand - they have good essential oils, but from what I can remember, the only other thing they were known for was their tea tree facial wash, which was good on spotty adolescent skin. But perfume? Nah....

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    Quote Originally Posted by ClaireV View Post
    Good to know I am not the only person who panic buys stuff just to make cashiers happy - I do it especially if I've been browsing aimlessly for over an hour, I feel like I should somehow "compensate" them for having to watch me. This behaviour makes no sense whatsoever!

    Good pass on the Tisserand - they have good essential oils, but from what I can remember, the only other thing they were known for was their tea tree facial wash, which was good on spotty adolescent skin. But perfume? Nah....
    The cashier was (I think) a National Trust volunteer, so the guilt factor is magnified, naturally.

    The Tisserand range is a new one, in association with the NT. See here:

    http://www.tisserand.com/category_s/1910.htm

    They are only £7.50 a pop. I might try the citrus one. I can't imagine any of the others working well with the coconut base.

    On topic: my Versace L'Homme arrived. Yay! :cheesygrin:

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    Quote Originally Posted by juanderer View Post
    Another pre-order:

    Nice you got in on this. I was too late.
    BRING BACK OUR GIRLS!

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    I restocked on Green Irish Tweed and Original Vetiver. Didn't really need them just wanted another sample of Exceptional Because You Are.
    BRING BACK OUR GIRLS!

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    Guerlain Terracotta le parfum and the matching dry oil. Getting ready to pre-order Aedes Oeillet Bengale, CdG Wisteria Hysteria and Serpentine. I also bought Olfactive Studios Chambre Noir last week but don't want to dig up the May thread now that we are in June.

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    Emporio Armani He. Blindbuy.

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    Jovoy Paris Private Label 100 ml EDP
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    L' Hommage a L' Homme by Lalique

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    These are purchases from the last 3 weeks and love every one of them except for the Dia Man, it smells great but doesn't last very long on me

    Mancera Cedrat Boise
    Mancera Sand Oud
    Amouage Memior Man
    Amouage Dia Man
    Terre D Hermes

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    Just got Creed VIW. Getting tons of compliments already..couldn't be happier!

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    Summer is approaching...! Thought 100ml of this might come in handy! Arrived this morning!


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    Quote Originally Posted by FSU92grad View Post
    Nice choice and congratulations on this addition to your collection. Hope you are enjoying yours as much as I am enjoying mine. How long do you think it will be until we see this appear in the Basenotes directory?

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    L'Eau D' Issey Summer 2009

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Colognnoisseur View Post
    Nice choice and congratulations on this addition to your collection. Hope you are enjoying yours as much as I am enjoying mine. How long do you think it will be until we see this appear in the Basenotes directory?

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    You can add the fragrance yourself and they're usually pretty prompt at adding it to the database. They added pictures to mine as well without me asking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlsweeney View Post
    You can add the fragrance yourself and they're usually pretty prompt at adding it to the database. They added pictures to mine as well without me asking.
    This is the link if anyone has any to submit
    http://www.basenotes.net/contribute.php

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    Default Today I Bought: June 2014

    So the wait is over !!!


    Nassamotto Blamage

    Tom Ford Noir!!!!

    Review coming on Nassamotto Blamage soon.


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    Opium Pour Homme.

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    Way to go!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PalmBeach View Post
    ^^^^ What, no Junky?
    Because I am waiting for your thought about Junky

    Thanks, Hednic.

    You two are amazing enablers
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    4 fl.oz. of vintage Tabu Cologne

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    Guy Laroche Horizon 1.7 for $8

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    Quote Originally Posted by vinramani09 View Post
    source please

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    Cartier Santos Eau de Sport

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    Quote Originally Posted by Avecesar View Post
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    Cartier Santos Eau de Sport
    Very nice!
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    A very happy day!
    I just bought 3 Lutenses (all blind buys!!!):
    Arabie
    Gris Clair
    Fille en Aiguilles
    My most favorite scents that I can't be without:
    Givenchy Xeryus Rouge
    Dior Homme Intense
    Fahrenheit

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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Very nice!
    Thank you ,hednic !

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    TdH ETF, as expected since I tried it last week.

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    I was expecting a fragrance for my birthday. And to be honest, I was expecting something along the lines of a Chanel - and definitely not the Les Exclusifs. But I was not expecting a niche - and definitely not a Kilian.

    I had just come home from a birthday trip to Cedar Point. And I saw these things lying on the kitchen counter: an orange and gray toolbox, a small bag, and a big box. The toolbox contained tools from Home Depot. The small bag contained iTunes and Subway gift cards. And the third box, when unwrapped, seemed to be too big - and heavy - for a Chanel or another designer fragrance. I opened it up, and found this:

    Kilian-Flower-Of-Immortality.jpg
    Yup - a niche - and from my favorite house to boot. I had sampled Flower of Immortality earlier in the year, and I loved it. I'm a sucker for peach - everything from ripe peaches to Peach Fanta. This fragrance fits my peach cravings very well. And even with all the scorn that this fragrance gets here on Basenotes, I still love the stuff to bits. And now I have a full bottle of this, which will be a great fragrance for summer.

    On second thought, maybe that glass of "Vanilla on Peachtree" that I had at Moe's Southwest Grill a few days before was a harbinger of things to come.
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    1) Straight to Heaven - By Kilian
    2) Aventus - Creed
    3) Flower of Immortality - By Kilian
    4) L'Humaniste - Frapin
    5) Millesime Imperial - Creed

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    Body Kouros.

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    This week I picked up some reasonably priced old school frags.

    Pino Silvestre (Mavive)


    Montana Parfum d'Homme


    Balenciaga Ho Hang Club


    Rochas Moustache

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    I think I am slowly moving away from buying fragrances into this direction. Got these awesome Nudies instead! =)

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    Jay Z Gold

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    I finally have Dia on the way from a split and added another Serge Lutens. Thought I was going to have whittled my wish list down to two. Bond No. 9 sent me a huge sample of Scent of Peace for him and even though I'd tried it before after my experience in the warmer weather today it's going onto the wish list. The performance of SOPFH is remarkable.

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