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  1. I like em...

    Current Stock:

    YSL - M7
    Hermes – Elixir des Merveilles
    Balenciaga – Cristobol
    Gucci – Envy
    Bulgari Black
    Armani Black Code
    Creed SMW
    Creed MI
    Aramis JHL
    Chanel Antaeus
    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
    Frederick Malle Noir Epices
    Aoud Damascus
    Domenico Caraceni 1913

    Wish List:

    Muscs Koublaï Khän
    Daim Blond
    Angélique Encens
    Bleecker ...

    Updated 2nd March 2008 at 04:04 AM by silverbullet

  2. Givenchy III, Eau de Givenchy

    Another repost from the old blogs:

    Givenchy III is a beautiful green chypre that sparkles with fresh notes in the top, and rich notes in the heart and base.

    Top: Aldehyde Complex, Bergamot oil, Galbanum, Gardenia, Peach
    Heart: Carnation, Jasmin, Jonquil, Lily of the Valley, Orris, Rose
    Base: Amber, Castoreum, Myrrh, Oakmoss, Patchouli, Vetiver
    (Source: Scent Direct)

    The animalic note in the base give this one good projection, but it's not

    Updated 22nd January 2008 at 05:19 AM by JaimeB

    Scent Reviews
  3. The Acqua di Parma Line

    Another repost from the old blogs:

    This house has been in business for nearly a hundred years. Many of their scents are very fine, and all of them are at least quite good.

    The Colonia and Colonia Assoluta are the best sellers, probably, but (being in the eaux de cologne genre) the least interesting to me. If I had to choose, I'd say the second one is more interesting, more complex, but don't overspray! I do wear and enjoy it, especially in hot weather.

    Updated 22nd January 2008 at 05:19 AM by JaimeB

    Scent Reviews
  4. Same Fragrance, Different Notes?

    This is my first repost from the old blogs:

    Sometimes, when my curiosity is aroused, I look up the notes that make up the basic blend of a scent. Sometimes, I check more than one source. Usually, when I do this I find very similar things listed in both sources. Sometimes, however, I find lists so different that I wonder if they are really for the same fragrance.

    This happened recently when I was trying to find out the basic structure of Chopard's men's EdT Casran. I looked

    Updated 1st March 2008 at 11:50 PM by JaimeB

    The Art of Perfumery
  5. Why Basenotes is rubbish lately

    AKA - where are the marketplace bits in the directory, AKA - why is it offline for hours at a time, AKA - why do I have to log into see the review now, AKA - why is something happening that is really quite annoying...

    Anybody that visits the site often will have come across an occasion in the last few months where the site unavailable. This is frustrating for us, so we guess it must be frustrating for you too. Here's what is happening.

    The main culprit is the scripts that ...
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