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    Kicking off the month with a bottle of Hanae Mori HiM EDP. Hoping this one will work well for university this autumn.

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    Ambre Topkapi
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    Original Santal
    Dior Homme
    Ambre Topkapi
    Rose 31
    Green Irish Tweed

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    On my way to work today I drove by a little perfume shop, that I've never noticed before. On a hunch, I parked the car and went in. Sure enough, I scored 2 large cans of vintage Rive Gauche Pour Homme (@ 40 EUR each) and a bottle of Cacharel Nemo. Happy days :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Un Homme View Post
    On my way to work today I drove by a little perfume shop, that I've never noticed before. On a hunch, I parked the car and went in. Sure enough, I scored 2 large cans of vintage Rive Gauche Pour Homme (@ 40 EUR each) and a bottle of Cacharel Nemo. Happy days :-)

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    Another bottle of Balafre! I'm going through mine kinda quickly. I just love this stuff and wished I could get it in a more concentrated strength. Perhaps if we all write to Lancome, which I just did!
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Purchased this pair shortly before the Amouage counter here in Bangkok are closing:



    Last edited by moltening; 1st September 2014 at 08:43 PM.

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    (picture from the internet)


    Bought it online from Le Labo and got it shipped from the UK by road, in an extra-sealed package with its new accompanying "dangerous goods declaration" on the basis of the "environmentally hazardous substance" contained.
    The doorman who received the delivery was actually pretty scared when the thing got here

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    Bleu de Chanel 100ml EdP

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trauerkraut View Post
    I have been thinking about getting this one. How do you like it?
    My Favorites

    1. Amouage Epic man
    2. Dior Leather Oud
    3. Perris Monte Carlo Oud Imperial Black
    4. Le Labo Patchouli 24
    5. Amouage Opus VII
    6. Byredo Bullion
    7. Norma Kamali Incense



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    My wife bought me PG Bois Blond for my Birthday on Saturday.

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    Javanese Patchouli by Zegna
    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)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    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

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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    Javanese Patchouli by Zegna
    Nice buy! Congrats.
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    Versace Pour Homme 1.7 ounces for $19 and Pi by Givenchy 1.7 ounces for $19

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    Current Favs: Versace Pour Homme, Pi by Givenchy, Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger, Swiss Unlimited, Burberry Sport, CK One Shock

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    Individuel by Mont Blanc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by du57in View Post
    Kicking off the month with a bottle of Hanae Mori HiM EDP. Hoping this one will work well for university this autumn.
    It will work great, dude.

    I just bought some Polo Blue from a fellow in the marketplace here.
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    Bentley Intense by Bentley!!!

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    Decant of Dior Homme Cologne. Never smelled it, but am enjoying the rest of the Dior Homme line (except Sport).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Akahina View Post
    I have been thinking about getting this one. How do you like it?
    ...very much: it's great...! (****,5 out of 5)

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    Brown Aoud & Rose Leather by Montale 100ml EDP. Finally - from a business colleague traveling back from the Middle East .

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    Armani Prive Encens Satin, Armani Privé Ombre & Lumiere & Azzaro Club Men. I also recently received in the post a vintage bottle of Hermes Equipage and a bottle of Lalique Hommage. Both the Armani's are simply gorgeous!
    My current top 10 (subject to change) in no particular order:

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme, Serge Lutens Cuir Mauresque, Armani Prive' Nuances,
    Armani Prive' Bois d'Encens, Ermenegildo Zegna Indonesian Oud, Essenza de Zegna, Amouage Beloved Man, Fahrenheit Le Parfum, Dior La Collection Couturier Vetiver, and Rasikh Syed Junaid Alam.

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    Default Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovescully View Post
    Both the Armani's are simply gorgeous!
    Congrats on these. Agree wholeheartedly with you. Picked up the Encens Satin two weeks ago in Paris and the Ombre & Lumiere in New York about a month ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Congrats on these. Agree wholeheartedly with you. Picked up the Encens Satin two weeks ago in Paris and the Ombre & Lumiere in New York about a month ago.
    Thanks. I'm particularly enjoying the Encens Satin. I was lucky to get the Ombre & Lumiere in Sydney Australia as apparently the whole city only got 3 bottles and the whole country only got 15 bottles!
    My current top 10 (subject to change) in no particular order:

    Rive Gauche Pour Homme, Serge Lutens Cuir Mauresque, Armani Prive' Nuances,
    Armani Prive' Bois d'Encens, Ermenegildo Zegna Indonesian Oud, Essenza de Zegna, Amouage Beloved Man, Fahrenheit Le Parfum, Dior La Collection Couturier Vetiver, and Rasikh Syed Junaid Alam.

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    Received Guerlain L'Homme Ideal And Dior Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir

    Excited for these especially the Dior, it was an unexpected find!

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    6€... How could I say no?

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    This just arrived this morning

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    Serge Lutens Chêne
    Serge Lutens Fille en aiguilles

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    Last edited by Viffer; 2nd September 2014 at 01:34 PM.

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viffer View Post









    Five nice ones you got!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    Five nice ones you got!
    Thank you Hednic.
    They are all very nice indeed specially Fougere Royale.
    Also, I am particularly impressed with Montana and Salvador Dali!

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    TDH Parfum


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    Dior Homme Parfum by Christian Dior

    "You are here to enable the Divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are."

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    Prada Amber Intense. It's such an underrated gem.

    "Follow your nose. It always knows." -- Toucan Sam

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    Quote Originally Posted by L'Homme Blanc Individuel View Post
    Prada Amber Intense. It's such an underrated gem.

    Agreed, really like this one... deep and powerful.

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    Comme De Garçons Wonderwood


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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Dior Homme Parfum by Christian Dior

    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Default Re: Today I bought: September 2014

    Great haul, Viffer!
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Quote Originally Posted by perfaddict View Post
    Great haul, Viffer!
    Thank you Perfaddict
    Todays Haul


    Aramis Havana


    Aramis Tuscany


    Dunhill Edition


    YSL Noble Leather


    YSL Majestic Rose

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    These arrived today - I am a very happy boy

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    Just received Micallef Le Parfum 31. Agree with Bigsly's previous comments that it smells an awful lot like Carven Homme, with less wood and more vanilla & amber. A pretty good use of $13 IMO.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Viffer View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by yarn View Post
    Most excellent choices, gentlemen!!

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    I bought the following vintages

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    Donna Karan
    Fuel for Men


    Last edited by dougczar; 4th September 2014 at 01:14 AM.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Dior - Vetiver
    4.
    by Kilian - Straight to Heaven
    5. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    6. Puredistance - Black
    7. Brückner - Aoud 1
    8. Neela Vermeire - Trayee
    9. Creed - Royal Oud
    10. Chanel - Egoiste

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    Today's Haul, Legend By Boadicea The Victorious, Backup bottle of Roja By Roja Dove and, Perfume Calligraphy By Aramis

    Legend By Boadicea The Victorious


    Roja By Roja Dove


    Perfume Calligraphy By Aramis

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    I finally took the plunge on a 75ml bottle of this:

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    I've been meaning to purchase this for a couple of years but I've always gone for something else at the last minute! I can't wait to give it a proper wearing tomorrow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viffer View Post
    Today's Haul, Legend By Boadicea The Victorious, Backup bottle of Roja By Roja Dove and, Perfume Calligraphy By Aramis

    Legend By Boadicea The Victorious
    Wow, cool bottle! Nice haul!

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    @yarn ,Good choice, those are really good! Love love love Frederic Malle.
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    Nice! I've been always meaning to get someones opinion on YSL Majestic Rose and YSL Noble Leather. Let me know what are you're thoughts on these two.

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    All by Pierre Guillaume all 100ml from his Huitieme Art Collection


    Manguie Matisse



    Monsieur




    Fareb






    Ciel D'Airain





    Myrrhiad




    Ambre Cerrulene

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    Quote Originally Posted by dysect View Post
    Nice! I've been always meaning to get someones opinion on YSL Majestic Rose and YSL Noble Leather. Let me know what are you're thoughts on these two.
    You have a PM

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlsweeney View Post
    Wow, cool bottle! Nice haul!
    Isn't it great?
    the perfume and decorative cap is attribute to Queen Boadicea
    And, the stuff inside that gorgeous bottle is just sublime!
    Brilliant stuff from this young niche house!
    Last edited by Viffer; 4th September 2014 at 11:55 PM.

    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    Nice haul hednic!

    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    All by Pierre Guillaume all 100ml from his Huitieme Art Collection


    Manguie Matisse



    Monsieur




    Fareb






    Ciel D'Airain





    Myrrhiad




    Ambre Cerrulene


    Current top 10 (in no particular order)
    Houbigant Fougere Royale
    IDOLE De Lubin Vintage EDT
    Armani Prive Ambre Soie
    MDCI Chypre Palatin
    Boadicea The Victorious Almas
    Baldi Occhio Di Tigre
    Xerjoff Rich Wood
    Aramis Calligraphy Rose
    Bentley For Man Absolute
    Grossmith Golden Chypre

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    Maroussia. I had tried it last week as it was discounted and it is now the most animalic scent I own.

    Haven't opened the cellophane yet as I am using it as a prize to do something that I really need to do (start going to some social activities where I know nobody). Hopefully next week! Then I'll get to open it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viffer View Post
    Nice haul hednic!
    Thanks. It's the only line of his I don't have yet in my collection.
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    CK One Shock...6.7 ounces... $28.

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    Arden Men Sandalwood


    And some recent powerhouse/old school pickups...

    Micallef Sashka Black


    Capucci PH


    and two 50 ml bottles of original Davidoff

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    Sometimes when you try a fragrance you just know you have to buy it on spot.

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    Frapin 1697 as a present to my elder brother. Great Scent!

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    Found this lonely little thing. Figured I'd better give it a good home.
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