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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to the boards! I’m a writer too...started as copywriter as well. Cheers!
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Aye, sheís a beaut, crikey!



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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    Eesh, that's brutal. Thanks for sharing.



    Yes, your points make sense. Have you tried Aeromancy? That's one of my faves. I have 15 fragrances from this house...I really like them all so it's...
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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    I agree, she's particularly good with earthy fragrances.



    Well, that's really sad to hear. Especially considering her website now says only 3 - 6 days processing time on current orders. She had...
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    Re: Most worn in March 2021

    It's one of my favorites! I just checked my all-time count; it's in 15th place with 23 wears.
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    Re: Most worn in March 2021

    I'm a little behind on my March post, but here's what I had. 24 fragrances total but only 5 worn more than once:




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    Re: SIXTEEN92 Discussion Thread

    It's been a while since this thread was active. I think when COVID hit, I sheltered in place with all my fragrances and haven't really been exploring much new. But I did just get an email from theme...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Nice package. Congrats!


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  9. Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    Thatís so funny. I almost always dump those Luckyscent vials on myself. I feel like I need to overdose just to get a true noseful when thereís no spritzer.


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  10. Re: Hi, I'm looking for a cologne for wearing to a dinner with a platonic female friend

    I'd go with something citrus, green or fresh rather than leather, smoke or woods. Cedrat Boise comes to mind.


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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Congrats on this. Expensive house, but I have a Regent Leather, and it's quite beautiful. Very elegant and sophisticated.


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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Awesome! Welcome aboard.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Cheers!
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    Re: Your Most Worn February 2021

    If you select ďWearing Now?Ē from your Wardrobe every day when you choose your fragrance or switch to a new one in the evening, this website keeps track of what you wore by month, by year, even in...
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    Re: Your Most Worn February 2021

    It was a sample month for me, was fortunate that someone gifted me a set of about 10 new samples. I wore 27 different fragrances this month, but only 6 more than once.





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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome to you both!
  17. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Iím going through a slew of samples this week. Serge Lutens Borneo 1834 was up tonight. Itís very nice! Herbaceous cocoa patchouli. Iím digging it.


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  18. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Of what?


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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    There is something really wrong with him that he is oblivious to how offensive and idiotic his comments are. He really needs mental health counseling.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Cheers and welcome.
  21. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying... February 2021

    My second time trying a sample of Guerlain Cologne du 68. It requires overspraying because itís an EDC, but itís really quite beautiful.


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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Nice set. Love me some El Born.


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  23. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Wearing Rubj EDP from Vero Profumo because itís my newest purchase, and Iím still getting used to it. It has that potent Vero density to it.


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  24. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    By Kilian Incense OudóI wanted an elegant evening vibe tonight.


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  25. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Thoughts?


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  26. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm on a vetiver since yesterday. A warming accord given the cold. Today turning to Fat Electrician from ELDO.
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    Re: Novice Collector (UK)

    Welcome! Etat Libre díOrange has a great sample set that is fun to explore. I enjoy that house quite a bit.


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    Thatís incredibly odd.


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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Fantastic display!


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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th February, 2021

    I've read articles about his life but never a full book. I'd like to someday so do let me know if you find a good one!



    I loved Foucoult's Pendulum! Fantastic book. It probably helped that I...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th February, 2021

    Yay for Dick! Wait. That came out wrong. Heís quite the character. I think his sci fi is more experimental and cerebral than scientific.

    I didnít realize it was an ELDO day or I would have broken...
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    [USA] Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed & Serge Lutens

    bump - Green Irish Tweed & Clair de Musc still left.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome, vuvosika! To answer your question, start by navigating to the Forum page. Then click on a category that fits your topic. When you get into that page look for the blue button at the top left...
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    Re: Your Most Worn January 2021

    I wore 37 fragrances in January! These were the only ones that I wore more than once.



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    Tonight I wore Salt Caramel from Shay & Blue because I wanted something cozy and cheerful tonight.
  36. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    I chose Interlude Man today because it's the coldest day of the year here in Chicago, and I wanted something big and bold to cut through. I'm enveloped in a cloud of warmth right now.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    I take it you are in the U.K.? In the States there are a couple shops you can mail order samples. Like Luckyscent.com. Have you researched similar there? Iíve sampled in-person only twice, most have...
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    Re: Modern fragrances

    Sixteen92 at Sixteen92.com is worth some exploration. A quirky artisanal house that I'm a big fan of.
    Others that I would call "modern" are: Imaginary Authors, Comme des GarÁons, Etat Libre...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Blind buys are always a gamble. I recommend you start ordering samples when you can get them. Hope you enjoy them though. I have Eau Sauvage Parfum (2017 version), and it’s fantastic.
  40. Re: What's Your Most Loudest And Boldest Fragrance?

    For sure...+1 to Amouage Interlude Man. Potent and brash.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Nice! And welcome. What four did you order?
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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    Very nice. Congrats!


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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    Great frag. Congrats!
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    Re: Men That Wear Mitsouko

    I own the vintage EDC, and it never fails to brighten my mood.


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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    Nice! What a treat. Congrats!


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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    Congrats! I’m seeing a lot of love for this one.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome!
  48. Re: A Lounge Just For Us "Over-Sprayers" - 2021

    7 of Bel Ami for me today.


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  49. Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying... January 2021

    I really enjoyed Bel Ami today. I oversprayed a bit since my daughter has gone back to school, and I really caught the fruity lemon in the opening. It was really quite pleasant.


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  50. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    Since I just placed an order for a Vero Profumo fragrance (thank you Proust_Madeleine and Kotori for setting that up) with the only store in the world still producing her formulas, it inspired me to...
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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    She might have just missed P_M posting about it in the Vero thread. And we had to act pretty quickly because some of them were selling out.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2021

    Kotori, Proust_Madeleine and I teamed up to order some fragrances from Campo Marzio in Rome. They are the only house carrying reincarnations of Vero Profumo but with 90 eu for shipping to the...
  53. Re: Fragrances you like but those around you do not?

    Slumberhouse Norne is the one that comes to mind.


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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th January, 2021

    Ugh, so sorry to hear this. Sending you good thoughts.

    I grabbed my Panah London Brandied Pear this morning. So cozy and comfortable on a chilly grey day.
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    Yep, all valid. I've always felt she needed more help, but I believe she does it all herself. I guess that is how she manages her company finances, to stay in business. I could be wrong but even when...
  56. Re: Icy Cold Fragrance That Resembles the Coldness of Winter

    It's only available from SIXTEEN92.COM. An artisinal perfume house, one my favorites. She sells direct only. She rotates her stock frequently and sells out too, but then brings them back. She...
  57. Re: Icy Cold Fragrance That Resembles the Coldness of Winter

    Right? It's crisp and cool, like an icy rose.


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  58. Re: Icy Cold Fragrance That Resembles the Coldness of Winter

    +1 to Zagorsk and

    Sixteen92 Aeromancy

    Notes are:

    Powdered snow, Silver birch, Dried leaves, Rose oxide, A blanket of morning frost

    (I love it.)
  59. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    Congrats on the new job!

    I wore Sycomore today. Wanted something warm and earthy.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th January, 2021

    I just mentioned Archer in another thread. So good! Same sense of comedy is Harley Quinn on HBO. Freaking hilarious, you should check it out.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th January, 2021

    Love it!



    I hope you'll recover quickly!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th January, 2021

    Good news and great stories!


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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th January, 2021

    I selected an old favorite, one of the first niche fragrances that I purchased: Mad et Len Blackmusc. It's such an easy to like sweet musk. Makes me happy.
  64. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    I almost bought Amber Teutonic at the Chicago meetup after sampling it. It has an intriguing amber against pine contrast



    Thank you!
  65. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    White Peacock Lily by D.S. & Durga. It was kind of an impulse grab this morning but felt a bit celebratory for my birthday.


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    [USA] Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed & Serge Lutens

    bump


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    Re: An analogy

    If technical virtuosity was all that was required to define something as good "quality" then Yngwie Malmsteen would be more popular than The Beatles lol.
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    Re: An analogy

    I agree with this completely. Philosophers have burned hundreds of thousands of words regarding both the subjectivity of language (what does "good" even mean?) and the reliability/unreliability of...
  69. Re: A fragrance tha makes you think of pride and prejudice

    Mitsouko vintage EDT


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  70. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. January 2021

    I like this one too. Impulsively, I grabbed Mito extrait from Vero Profumo today. A dark, jungle green.
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    Re: Need some advice on "gothic" perfumes

    Glad you enjoyed this one. I think SHL is a great house, Taklamakan is one of my favorites. I think Black Gemstone is a great one for a gothic effect. I also like the Montale Black Aoud recos, that's...
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    Re: Vero Profumo: They continue on

    Yikes. I have a full bottle of Mito extrait, which is epic. I sure would like to try some others.


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    Re: Vero Profumo: They continue on

    Which is located where?


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  74. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Are you legally allowed out on dates without Polo on one wrist and Green Irish Tweed on the other?


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    Re: Riptide09 Intro Post!

    Cheers!


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  76. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Very nice!
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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Fantastic, congrats!


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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Haha! That's awesome.


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  79. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Don't bullshit or Polo will come after you.


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    [USA] Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed & Serge Lutens

    Green Irish Tweed to swap!
  81. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    It's a very warm delightful scent. Modest silage but decent longevity. Relaxing and comforting.


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  82. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Brandied Pear by Panah London really hit the spot tonight.


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    Re: My 1st Xerjoff blind buy HELP

    I love Nio. A rare citrus with longevity.


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  84. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    It's 16į here today, so I put on some cozy Black Phantom.


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  85. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Since you like creamy fig, you might try Yesterday Haze from Imaginary Authors.
  86. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Last Exit for the Lost from Sixteen92.

    Perfect day to smell like an apple orchard.


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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    He should do a Complement Getter video for those who can't spell.
  88. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Ah, funny. Me too

    I don't like Lucky's dabbers either, I usually dump the whole vial on my arm to get a really clear experience. With Against Nature, I actually sampled it twice before deciding I...
  89. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    It's actually not. There's a hint of metallic to it but mostly it's a dark green. Mild fruity opening, lemon. Then dark green. Like deep jungle vegetation with that deep jungle rot and a hint of...
  90. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Are you outside the U.S.? I got mine from Luckyscent.
  91. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. December 2020

    Against Nature from Timothy Han Editions Perfumes. I wored it because it's one of my newest acquisitions, such an intriguing addictive scent. A recent favorite. The limited edition boxes they come in...
  92. Re: Subjectivity - a psychological / philosophical pondering

    Yes, his later writing was far more radical, and he dismissed much of his own early writing as misguided. Here's a great essay on On Certainty and why it's still so relevant and challenging:...
  93. Re: Subjectivity - a psychological / philosophical pondering

    Hallelujah.


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  94. Re: Subjectivity - a psychological / philosophical pondering

    On Certainty, his final book, is actually quite an easy read. But you're right, his earlier books are mad dense. Derrida and deconstructism were two major reason why I hated grad school and quit...
  95. Re: Subjectivity - a psychological / philosophical pondering

    It was Wittgenstein who argued that all philosophy was a linguistic debate. Philosophy, he would say, is an argument about what words mean. That all human debate and disagreement is about competing...
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    Re: By Kilian - Black Phantom

    Yep, I think it's great. A delicious slightly musky gourmand. Always pleasant to wear.
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    [USA] Re: Creed Green Irish Tweed & Serge Lutens

    Bump - stuff to swap
  98. Re: The Art of Manliness: "The Colognes of Famous Men"

    Iím sure youíre right.


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    Re: Philosykos

    I own Philosykos, in fact I wore it just a couple days ago. I don't find it particularly feminine at all. The core note of fresh green fig seems gender neutral to me, even if you take a stereotypical...
  100. Re: The Art of Manliness: "The Colognes of Famous Men"

    I was sucked in by that and was naive enough to believe their "history" story. I emailed Eight & Bob customer service and pressed them on the story, and they admitted that they "believed" it to be...
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