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    [USA] Re: Tom Ford Soleil Brulant | Tauer Cologne du Maghreb

    Bump prices lowered added Roja UAE
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    [USA] Re: Tom Ford Soleil Brulant | Tauer Cologne du Maghreb

    Bump
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    [USA] Re: Tom Ford Soleil Brulant

    Bump price lowered
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Who knows...I didn't see any announcement via email or Instagram this past go around. I expected to see LuckyScent push some sort of notification first but guess you just keep having to refresh their...
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    [USA] Roja Dove United Arab Emirates

    Roja United Arab Emirates 50ml
    $385 shipped USPS Priority
    98% Full w Box...small cosmetic in glass

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/o0oAAOSw~KVg1IOR/s-l1600.jpg
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Seriously? Zero updates from LuckyScent...Wasn't expecting this to release with zero notification. I literally checked LuckyScent last night for a friend overseas asking if Sova was still in stock. ...
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    Re: Indie perfume for winter

    Anything from Pineward.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    That is great to hear. Thanks for chiming in! Miss your presence here deadidol.
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    Re: Elysium Parfum Cologne - Is This a Joke?

    I don't really have an opinion of Roja. I've owned a few fragrances from the line and sold them off over the years. I've found them all to be quite pleasant but nothing groundbreaking. The only one...
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    Re: Brigardee Concentree

    One of my favorites. Orange and hay. Fantastic in the early fall months.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th April, 2021

    Thanks for the birthday wishes! Hold strong Q!

    I'm in Dior Sauvage Parfum today. Have a great weekend all!!!
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    No Sibet even listed on LuckyScent now...everything out of stock. I really wonder what's going on with the line...
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    Re: Cypriol seems trendy but do you like it?

    In small doses just as I enjoy birch tar rectified and cade in trace amounts too.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Thanks for the detailed thoughts! Exactly what I was looking for!!!
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Anyone with opinions on Tibetan Musk? How does it compare to the musk fragrances Areej has put out?
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    In this lavender (Lavender Woods) I focused more on aromatic and fruity-floral varieties of lavender which include White Lavender French Pyrenees, Tasmanian Vintage Lavender, French Lavender...
  17. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - March 2021

    Tauer L'air du Desert Marocain and Au Coeur...just so damn good. I don't know why I've been putting off a purchase of LDDM for like 8 or 9 years now but I'm so glad I bought a few bottles of both...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th March, 2021

    Always great to hear from you :)
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    Re: Christian Dior Tobacolor

    Gone is this originality of Dior...I'm not surprised this is a sweet tobacco with BR540 vibes. They keep axing classics to put up a bunch of Montale-esque junk outside of a very select few. Sad...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Bottle are a pain in the ass!!! Congrats on coming up with a good solution.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th March, 2021

    Happy Belated Dora!

    9 days since I've been a dad. It feels like it's been months already. Feeling very sleep deprived...but loving working from home around my baby girl.

    Wearing a blanket of...
  22. Re: If you could go back in time, which magical moment in your hobby would you want to live again?

    Especially after the past year of not much interaction outside of the household...I'd have to say the Chicago basenotes meet up a few years ago where I got to meet so many "avitars" in person. It was...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Appreciate the kind words SubUmbra! I wanted to create a fragrance that references some of my older fragrance when I first started out. I was really interested in creating smoky incense fragrances. I...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Tauer Au Coeur du Desert
    Tauer L'air du Desert Marocain
    Roberto Greco Oeilleres
    Perfumer H Salt
    Guerlain Iris Torrefie
  25. Re: What fragrance would you suggest to layer with Comme des Garcons Black EDT?

    It's not really meant to be layered...I guess if I had to I might choose something like Aventus where I want to add more depth to the smoky aspects of the fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th March, 2021

    LDDM carrying over into the evening
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    Re: Iris Nazarena, Freakin' Great!

    It's almost impossible to find online.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th March, 2021

    Had my baby girl today. It was unexpected and such an emotional day. She's healthy and mom is doing well. I'm so emotional and happy. Baby girl on International Women's Day. I hope she grows up to be...
  29. Poll: Re: TF Scents Locally Available: Is there a Standout?

    Depends on your preference in perfumes...Tom Ford Lavender Extreme is one of my favorite Lavender fragrances and by far my favorite of the lot you have listed.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th March, 2021

    Happy Birthday Jujy! Hope you all have been doing well. I've been very busy with work and life. A few weeks until baby Ryleigh is here :-0

    Wearing Bottega Venta Pour Homme today.

    Hope you're...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This one didn't last long, jeeze. I remember when the scents used to be on the site for a few weeks MINIMUM. Not really a huge fan of the hype train model of limited releases but to those that got a...
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    Re: Your favorite cdg?

    CdG 2 Man, Kyoto, Avignon, Ouarzazate, Back and Arek Standard.
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    Re: Best Cypress scent.

    Aesop HWYL is probably the best cypress fragrance I've tried to date. Best representation of cypress in a fragrance.
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    Re: Asphalt Accord?

    Check out the DIY forum. Many like heavy doses of cade and/or birch tar for a smoky, tar-like accord...smoky tar...violet for wet asphalt.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Great idea offering these in drams. Love the aesthetic of the etching as well!
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Ya...it's 3°F here. It's more of the praline and mulled fruit vibe that brings Rume to mind. Steading is really definitely it's own beast, I just have some sort of fragrance memory that's connecting...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    I'm wearing Steading this afternoon...Finally getting around to my samples. Life's been busy!

    My wife says to me...you smell like maple. While I don't disagree with her, there's a strong maple...
  38. Thread: Ombre Leather

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    Re: Ombre Leather

    I've only tried Ombre Leather 16 from the Private Blends...I'm not sure if/how these differ...but I remember strongly disliking the heavy presence of violet in OL16 which made me ultimately sell it...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I don't really find the two comparable honestly. Totally different fragrances.
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    Re: Christian Dior Tobacolor

    100%
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th January, 2021

    Thanks Mike! Plenty of snow here yesterday and I think we have more coming on Sunday. I love the snow, now that I don't have to drive in it. I have no clue when we'll be back in the office...

    Baby...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th January, 2021

    Positive vibes to those in need.

    I'm in Hermès Terre d'Hermès Eau Intense Vetiver today. I forgot how nice it is.

    Lots of snow here today...I'm just hoping it doesn't harden up by the time the...
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    Re: Noob take on Tom Ford Black Orchid

    It's one of my worst blind buys as well. Absolutely horrible.
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    Re: What's trendy on Basenotes currently?

    LOL this is the truth!



    I feel like trends come and go on basenotes but some are recurring. New fragrances gather hype or hate...and on the other side of the coin discontinued stuff builds hype...
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    Re: The best "woodsmoke" fragrances

    I'm somewhat of a connoisseur of woody-smoky fragrances.

    Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese takes the cake for me as it's relentless smoky-woody notes with oakmoss and incense. It's almost like a peated...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th January, 2021

    Hope you're hanging in there Quarry and Mike. Hugs to both of you and all that are in need of one :)

    I'm wearing Chanel 28 La Pausa today. It's only my 2nd time wearing it since tracking a bottle...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I totally get what you're saying with Le Lion. It's relentless. No exaggeration, I could still smell it on my waxed canvas coat after about a month. Definitely not for the faint of heart...or those...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Possibly carrot seed?
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    I'm wearing Apple Tabac this evening.

    Up front it's as if you've bitten into an apple in the middle of the orchard. Hyper-realistic apple note with a slight cidery tang. Drying down I still get...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th January, 2021

    Hope you're feeling better Quarry!

    I've been on an iris kick lately and I'm quenching my thirst with Dior Homme today. Hope you all had a nice NYE/NY weekend.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Bottles/Decants...atomizers...all are such a total PITA. I applaud your efforts; the apothecary bottles and etchings look really nice.
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Sure thing!
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    In Mysore Lime did not, Kaffir lime which is in ML does have some slight musk undertones. Limed did have Ultralid PFW in it which is definitely musky.
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Just to clarify the musk is vegetal via ambrette. So not the traditional stuff I've used for some of the more animalic-musk scents like Fur and Oudhy. More of a clean, crisp musk...but not laundry...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    First time seeing this thread. Samples on the way! Congrats on taking the dive into perfume making junior_surgeon!
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    Glad to see one person on the same page as me lol
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th December, 2020

    https://www.chanel.com/images///w_0.51,h_0.51,c_crop/q_auto,f_jpg,fl_lossy,dpr_2/w_1240/le-lion-de-chanel-les-exclusifs-de-chanel-eau-de-parfum-2-5fl-oz--packshot-default-122180-8827610333214.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th December, 2020

    Wore Les Liquides Imaginaires Sancti on Christmas Eve. Merry Christmas to all of you wonderful people. You have been a bright and shiny stars in a less than stellar year. I wish you all the best for...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    Same experiences here. I get some of that Chanel Pour Monsieur citrus up front and as it falls back behind the amber and smokey notes. I get zero Coromandel too...I really don't get the connection at...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    Wonder if they are still operating at some capacity. Might be worth calling to see if you can pick up a sample...but I'm not familiar with how things are running in CA.
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I feel like if you like Chanel Exclusifs (opulent...refined) just in general and enjoy the woody-amber genre it's relatively safe for a blind buy. If you're not a big fan of both I don't think it's...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I don't think it smells like any of the aforementioned fragrances. Definitely give it a sniff.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020

    Soft hugs to Quarry (())

    cello, that makes me happy to see SanlL out in the wild :) I bet it's aged really well!

    Wearing Chanel Coromandel Eau de Parfum today. For as much as the Eau de Parfum...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - A Review

    Thanks for your review. I still need to spend more time with Le Lion. Although I've only worn it once, I share many of the same experiences as you!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd December, 2020

    https://www.chanel.com/images//t_fragrance//q_auto,f_jpg,fl_lossy,dpr_2/w_1920/la-pausa-les-exclusifs-de-chanel-eau-de-parfum-6-8fl-oz--packshot-default-122270-8818204147742.jpg

    I'm wearing this...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Unfortunate for me! My wife dislikes Bel Ami and Antaeus...

    She did say the new bottle of Polo Green I bought that's supposedly a throwback in style to the vintage smells better than the vintage...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    I think it was more the clientele wearing the fragrance. She had no previous experience with Polo, just Aramis. She said they did stock Aramis, which is surprising but it was an outlet cosmetic store...
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    Re: The official Ralph Lauren Polo Green thread

    Anyone's wife hate this stuff lol? I fell in love with vintage Polo Green earlier this year and bought a bunch of vintage bottles...had some fun seeking them out during quarantine as they didn't...
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    Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie EDP and Reformulation

    Ya, the leather is almost non-existent on me. I get the floral notes but they're dialed back as well. As you said, in the dry down there's a balsamic warm wood accord over maybe a dash of musk can't...
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    Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie EDP and Reformulation

    It lasts on me but sits close to the skin. Incredibly flat though and devoid of the leathery floral notes it once had.
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    Re: Chanel Cuir de Russie EDP and Reformulation

    I just wore the Eau de Parfum from a sample today and I was shocked. Where is the Cuir? To me this just smells like a muddled perfume of sorts with no real notes or direction. So weird. I remember my...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I mean more in the way of this seems to stick around in the dry down a bit more than other typical vanilla-amber bombs I've worn in the past which are heavy upfront and in the mid. I'd say if it's...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    Le Lion is somewhat cloying in my opinion...but not in the same sense as the atypical vanilla-amber bombs that we're all used to.
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I still need more time with Le Lion, but my initial thoughts are that it's odd for Chanel but has a sense of that Chanel exclusive refinement. I do get the connections to Pour Monsieur.

    The...
  75. Thread: Socks

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    Re: Socks

    I prefer Darn Tough for wool socks, they are made in Vermont and come with a lifetime warranty. Smartwool has a good warranty on all their stuff but the quality of their thinner profile wool running...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th December, 2020

    No fragrance today...I roasted a chicken last night and our kitchen smells like a KFC. Trying out baking soda with a few drops of Ambrettolide, Frankincense and Myrrh...along with a Citrus Balsam...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th December, 2020

    Lol I can't bad mouth my wife but she did say something funny in regards to the printer being wireless. Nice, CLEAN set up in your photo btw. My IT guy would be jealous :)
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    Re: Silver Mountain Water or Pacific Rock Moss?

    I thought Silver Mountain Water was horrible in all honesty - smells like cheap hairspray. So my vote is with Pacific Rock Moss.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th December, 2020

    I just received my bottle over the weekend, one of two I have coming (partial bottle coming soon too.) It's quite nice. Definitely not the typical Chanel profile but it's done in Chanel's opulent...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th December, 2020

    Quarry, I admire your strength through all of that. I really hope you heal up soon and start feeling better. Soft hugs to you.

    --

    I'm wearing Strangelove NYC's Dead of Night today. It's a...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th December, 2020

    I'm wearing a fragrance that I created in quarantine this afternoon. It's been aging for several months now and it's really settled nicely. I was calling it Woodhenge, but I think Cedar + Musk) it's...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Definitely!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th December, 2020

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.61819.jpg

    In the twisted gourmand world created by Slumberhouse Fjerne.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I'm wearing Fjerne for the first time in several months today. I'm glad I set it aside to revisit at a later date. Initially, I thought it smelled quite similar to Ore as I remember it...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    These are the only two that I'd like to see as a part of the regular lineup. I know that's wishful thinking but I felt these two really sort of definitely the whole Slumberhouse signature...that...
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    Good to "see" you deadidol! One of the only bottles I've bought this year. Looking forward to it. I enjoyed Coromandel but it always wore femme on me...sounds like this may be the masculine...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th December, 2020

    Glad you're feeling better foxbins
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th December, 2020

    Jon, you're awesome! Thanks for being you, a great guy!

    Mike, brisket is great. I'm very jealous!

    Wearing Chanel Bois des Iles Eau de Toilette today. I sprayed it late last night after a shower...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd December, 2020

    https://img.makeupalley.com/8/2/6/1/2439286.JPG

    Must de Cartier pour Homme today...very enjoyable on this mild early winter's day. Hope you're all doing well!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020

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    Hello everyone :) I'm wearing CB I Hate Parfume Gingerbread this morning. I'm glad I bought a bottle before the website revamp, since it doesn't...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Really? I wish I still had my bottle...At times it didn't vibe right but during the winter months this one was excellent. Spices mingling with a cola (myrrh) and mulled glogg type smell...very...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st December, 2020

    Hello everyone! Hope you all have been doing well. It's a cold one here today at 25F currently with gusty winds from the North. I'm wrapped in a gourmand-"ish" blanket of pipe tobacco, mulled fruits...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th November, 2020

    Good morning everyone! Hope everyone has been doing well and those that celebrated Thanksgiving had a nice time.

    I'm going to be wearing Comme des Garcons 2 Man today!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    I'm wearing my most expensive and one of my most opulent fragrances today in celebration of finding out the gender of our first-born today. We'll be having a baby GIRL in March of 2021!

    Frederic...
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    Re: Niche pine, cypress, coniferous suggestions?

    Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles is the perfect amount of pine and incense. The pine is not overbearing...nor does it smell like household cleaner. Just a fantastic mix of pine and incense.
  96. Re: Incense,Resin, Coniferous, Vetiver recomendations, fresh and easy wearing

    I've tried this one and I found it similar Hinoki and Sugi by Comme des Garcons. I prefer both the CdG fragrances as they have a bit more edge to them and longevity. Not to say HWYL is a bad...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2020

    Healing vibes to those in need right now.

    I'll try to stop in here more often :) I miss reading all of your updates.

    I'm wearing Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles today. It doesn't smell as...
  98. Re: Hyped up fragrances by Youtubers you fell for?

    I have never bought any fragrances based on YouTube reviews, however, I have bought fragrances that are extremely hyped up by YouTube reviewers. I'm referring to pretty much everything I've tried...
  99. Re: Incense,Resin, Coniferous, Vetiver recomendations, fresh and easy wearing

    Comme des Garcons Hinoki (meditative hinoki wood and some incense - think Japanese steam baths)
    Comme des Garcons Sugi (cypress-resinous-woody)
    Comme des Garcons Artek Standard (resinous wood -...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    You guys are all great. I really appreciate everything!
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