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    iso hermessence poivre sarmacande

    large (3.4 oz) or small (0.5 oz) bottle.

    will buy for reasonable price -- or swap.

    thank you,

    harper
  2. [CONUS] hermessence santal massoia, vetiver tonka, brin de reglisse, 3.4 oz each

    *** hermessence santal massoia, 3.4 oz, no cap, no box, sprayed a few times

    *** hermessence vetiver tonka, 3.4 oz, no cap, no box, sprayed a few times

    *** hermessence brin de reglisse, 3.4 oz,...
  3. [USA] Re: price-drop: vetiver tonka, santal massoia, brin de reglisse

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  4. [USA] Re: hermessence/ ditpyche / molinard

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  5. [USA] price-drop: vetiver tonka, santal massoia, brin de reglisse

    * hermessence vetiver tonka 3.4 oz, sprayed 2-3 times. with a translucent jardin cap, no box -- $150.00

    * hermessence brin de reglisse 3.4 oz, sprayed 2 or 3 times, with a translucent jardin...
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    Re: help: anyone know the perfumer of ...

    ah, but no, bourdon's the perfumer for man III (3) -- i'm looking for man II (2).

    any idea?

    :-)
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    help: anyone know the perfumer of ...

    ... Jil Sander Man II? and also: a scent that is *like* jil sander man II (if anyone remembers it)

    i cannot find that info anywhere.

    nor-- it goes without saying -- a bottle of the perfume.
    ...
  8. Re: how to open terre d'hermes 1 oz refill H bottle

    on my 1 oz H bottle (see above pic) the black cap is not integrated, but you pull it off. then the sprayer is revealed. but now what? how do i actually open the thing for refill? i emailed hermes but...
  9. Re: how to open terre d'hermes 1 oz refill H bottle

    but how -- how does it lift off? (man, there's something wrong with a mechanism that is *this* hard to figure out.) and re: a pic: i am trying to avoid that, since i am really bad at that kind of...
  10. Re: how to open terre d'hermes 1 oz refill H bottle

    expose the sprayer -- you mean take off the cap, and then pull off the metallic top and reveal the white plastic spray mechanism? and then what?

    and: so this does not open to a splash bottle?
    ...
  11. Re: how to open eau d'hermes 1 oz refill H bottle w/ pic

    yes, thank you, i do mean terre d'hermes. i just corrected that.

    here's the link to a picture of the bottle (i hope it work):

    ...
  12. how to open terre d'hermes 1 oz refill H bottle

    i have one of the H bottles with the metal H that's apparently removable.

    but i cannot figure it out.

    anyone know how to do this?

    ~harper
  13. what happened to zahra's online arabian perfume store?

    i think that was the name?
    zahra - zara, zahara -- something like that.
    they had *the* best online selection of arabian perfumes -- oils and otherwise.,

    anyone know?

    ~harper
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    Re: iso good REAL sandalwood oil

    thank you -- i'll go look there!

    harper
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    iso good REAL sandalwood oil

    any suggestions for a good (not too expensive) real sandalwood oil - mysore or otherwise?

    merci,

    harper
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    Re: iso acqua di parma colonia assoluta

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  17. Re: iso hermessence vetiver tonka and brin de reglisse

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  18. Re: iso chanel pour monisuer sample or decant

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  19. iso hermessence vetiver tonka and brin de reglisse

    interested in a bottle each (partial is is fine) -- preferably with cap.

    will swap or buy.
  20. decant slumberhouse rume -- can swap for other slumberhouse

    available to swap for some of your rume:

    slumberhouse pear and olive
    ore (vintage from bottle with glass beads)
    kiste
    sova
    ...
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    best (favorite) labdanum-heavy fragrance?

    i've never smelled but am considering ambre loup, mecca balsam or ambra aurea.

    so i want to get samples, and while i'm at it, get more recommednations (i.e. more samples. ha.)

    what would you...
  22. Re: The Best Perfumes of 2017 according to our contributors

    i've been smitten with john biebel's (january scent project) SMOLDEROSE EDP ever since i first smelled it this year.
    actually got myself a full bottle of it -- and am planning to get bottles of his...
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    Re: Best of the Best, Worst of the Worst - 2017!!

    best: january scent project: smolderose edp.

    in fact, the whole january scent project HOUSE (i.e. really john biebel, who single-handedly *is* the house) is the best thing to happen in perfumery...
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    Re: Suggest a Rose fragrance for men?

    january scent project: smolderose edp (the oil is good too, but a different composition.)

    superb, autumnal, dry, savory, green-smokey, ever-so-slightly tart-fuity, dark rose.
    i love roses, and...
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    Re: cannot use serach function

    lol -- perfect idea!!
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    Re: cannot use serach function

    thank you!
    the advanced search function doesn't work for me either.
    and alas, it's forum entries i'm after, not just info on a perfume.
    i hope they fix this soon.
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    cannot use serach function

    in the last few days i have been unable to use the search function.
    anyone else have that problem?
    and what do you do about it?

    merci.

    harper
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    Re: Tom Ford to launch Fucking Fabulous perfume

    that's his idea of "daring" now?
    the name of the thing?
    oy vey ...
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    [CONUS] Re: swap

    bump
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    iso cap for 3.4 hermes bottle (read on)

    i have a bottle of hermessence brin de reglisse without cap, and would like to find one.

    i'm not really hoping for an hermessence cap, any 3.4 oz spray bottle cap as for eau d'orange vert, the...
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  32. favorite good-quality mukhallat with a strong rose note?

    hi all --

    i am still looking for a dark rose perfume, and am now thinking that perhaps i should look to an oil composition.

    so a good-quality (not necessarily expensive, but that is ok, too)...
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    Re: what's your favorite dark rose scent?

    thank you everyone!

    what i don't already have i will procure in sample form and try.

    harper
    (wearing paestum rose from a bottle i had forgotten i had :-)
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    what's your favorite dark rose scent?

    you know how it goes.
    i am suddenly on the hunt for a dark rose.
    what's your favorite?

    many thanks,

    harper
  35. Re: Do More Negative Over Positive Cologne Reviews Influence You When It Comes To A Potential Purcha

    not really.

    i look for reviewers whose taste aligns with mine, and their reviews are what helps me decide.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse: "New Sibet"

    i got my bottle today and am wearing it as i speak.
    i like it, but i do not find it so different from what he has done before.
    in fact, to my nose this turns quickly into a kinder, gentler sova...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse: "New Sibet"

    very interested myself and looking forward to read reviews.

    also, anya mccoy from anya's garden used goat hair tincture in her perfume "pan" (which is actually very nice) 10 years ago (2006).
    ...
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    Re: scent of banana?

    thank you all -- i'll start looking for these...
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    scent of banana?

    i LOVE villoresi's garofano for the gentle whiffs of banana i get (and all the other stuff, including the gloriously skanky drydown. this is the old bottle, mind you.) anyway, i get contact...
  40. Re: The Top Ten Male Designer Fragrances Every Beginner Should Sample

    extremely entertaining and well written. brava :-)
  41. Re: Shocking move by Guerlain/LVMH - closure of Monsieur Guerlain website

    a name change seems in order -- maybe monsieur g. would do?

    just sayin' ...
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    Re: your favorite bitter-sweet fragrance?

    thank you all, i'm taking notes ... keep 'em coming :-)

    hh
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    your favorite bitter-sweet fragrance?

    and yes, bitter (or something like it) is part of what i am looking for.

    is it saffron that makes for that note?

    i am not sure.

    i have and like (but do not love) sl douce amere (too douce,...
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    Re: Last fragrance that blew you away

    hm.
    little ever blows me away.
    can't remember, really.
    maybe dsh seve de pin?
    and years before that: agaraura private blend, made for me.
    oh, but wait: "L" by softsurroundings is superb....
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    i need help choosing betweeen 3 perfumes

    ok, i still have a christmas present free and get to choose a perfume -- not an easy endeavor, as you might imagine:
    i have many, need none, and don't know what i want (sound familiar?)...
  46. Re: Can Nicolai New York Intense work as a signature fragrance?

    well hey, anything could.

    you simply make it so.

    but say: did you end up making it your signature?

    happy new year !!

    hh
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    Re: Tabarome Millesime

    late to the party, but my father (now in his 80s) used to wear vintage tabarome -- and still wears knize ten and the original aramis.
    all are, though different, in the tobacco-leather, chypre-patch...
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    anyone try otis & me by jazmin serai?

    i received my olfactif sampler for december and this was part of it.
    to my nose, this is simply molecule 1 + cardamom.
    that is: very simple and linear, wholly unoriginal and *nothing* like the...
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    Re: I hate Creed flacons

    i would strongly advise you *not* file a claim and potentially lose a friend over a bottle of perfume.
    i suggest to not do business with him/her again if they don't refund you.
    but don't lose...
  50. Re: what's your favorite dark fragrance with a fruit note?

    thank you all -- i'll be getting a few samples :-)
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    Re: Lutens fanboy thread

    i think cuir mauresque is uncle serge's version of knize ten.
    i like them both.
    a lot.

    bottles i own In no particular order): vetiver oriental, feminite du bois (vintage and reformulated);...
  52. question: anyone know if there's a neil morris winter sale coming?

    i'm tempted by several of his perfumes, but seem to remember that there's a winter sale usually.
    i would wait for that, if there were one.
    anyone know?

    hh
  53. what's your favorite dark fragrance with a fruit note?

    looking for something dark with a pronounced fruit kick

    i already know:

    * slumberhouse kiste (peach)
    * slumberhouse pear&olive (for the pear. not dark enough, really)
    * rochas femme (plum)...
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    providence perfume: moss gown ...

    ... is fabulous.
    and i mean: FABULOUS.
    i cannot get enough of the expertly blended, warm, chypre goodness of this.

    HIGHLY recommended.

    in fact, of recent years chypres, nothing comes close...
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    Re: Cilice by Euphorium Brooklyn

    i'm wearing this as i type, and it reminds me of a musk-substitution oil i have from a uk seller.
    that's what i smell the most: dark musk, labdanum, and frankincense.
    nice and dirty at the same...
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    Re: just wondering (needing input) +++

    hello all -- thank you for everyone's input. i did contact a moderator who is looking into it.
    i was advised against a "public shaming", and so won't disclose the name.
    again, thanks all! keeping...
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    Re: Searching for a dry, powdery leather

    cuir ottoman (pd'e) is too sweet for this, i'd say.
    i mean, it's too sweet for *me*, and i like knize ten and lutens cuir mauresque, and those are plenty sweet.
    i'm thinking maybe lutens iris...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th February 2015

    arabie -- serge lutens (dabbed, not sprayed)
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    just wondering (needing input) +++

    ... how long is it reasonable to wait for a reply from a seller until assuming i've been ripped off?

    here are the data (without naming names):

    * i paid for the item 3 weeks ago.
    * i've since...
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    Re: Looking for a brutal parfume for a man

    no, aramis is NOT bad at all.
    in fact, it's great, really.
    i mean, bernard chant is a god in my book.
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    Re: Looking for a brutal parfume for a man

    smell-bent horny little devil is good, too (in the absence of the untitled.)
    i've always thought that it (the little devil) is what lutens mkk wanted to be
    (and failed. namely: a horny little...
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    Re: Anything Similar to Slumberhouse Rume

    just tried it and after wracking my brain what it reminds me of i finally figured out that imaginary author's the cobra and the canary is definitely related (in ways FEA and SN are not). rume is...
  63. "Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle" ...

    "Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau Si Sensuelle"

    oy vey.
  64. oh brother ... how stupid do these people think...

    oh brother ... how stupid do these people think we are?
  65. i love the "hugging a big bottle" bit. oy...

    i love the "hugging a big bottle" bit.

    oy vey...
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    Re: is makeup-alley down for anyone else?

    ah -- thanks all!
    and i hope on the east coast are safe!
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    is makeup-alley down for anyone else?

    i've not been able to get to it since last night.

    anyone know?
  68. Re: Article: Michael Edwards to launch e-book of out-of-print English version of Perfume Legends [Ne

    i am *so* happy to hear that American Feminine Fragrances will finally be written!
    i wonder if, some day, there will also be the masculine legends (french, american, whatever?)
    i remember that more...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Slumberhouse Norne

    the catharsis of self-worship.
    oy vey...
  70. brought into IFRA compliance? i cannot for a...

    brought into IFRA compliance?
    i cannot for a moment believe that it is anything like the original powerhouse.
    i hope i'm wrong.
    but i doubt it.

    waiting to hear what those who try it say...
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    Re: Mon Parfum by M. Micallef.

    it smells almost *exactly* like something else -- and older.
    but for the life of me i can't remember what it is.
    well, when it comes to me i shall report.
  72. Re: I found my personal panty dropper...its not a particular cologne tho. It's a layerin combo.

    LOL, indeed, hardly.

    so true, all of the above :-)
  73. "We shall continue to work to ensure the safe...

    "We shall continue to work to ensure the safe enjoyment of fragrances by implementing our Standards worldwide."

    safe "enjoyment" ???
    oh, bullsh*t!
    give me a warning label and let me decide for...
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    oh for god's sake, enough already with throwing...

    oh for god's sake, enough already with throwing some oudh into a perfume and calling it "oudh".
    for that kind of money i buy myself the *real* thing.

    h.
  75. hello all -- i am desperately (well, maybe...

    hello all --

    i am desperately (well, maybe not desperately, but *seriously*) seeking a bottle of agaraura's mukhallat arrej --
    after finally getting around to trying the sample taha sent me ages...
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    "this high grade cambodian oudh has a brownish...

    "this high grade cambodian oudh has a brownish color".

    oy vey...

    hh
  77. thanks for the suggestions -- anyone know about...

    thanks for the suggestions -- anyone know about this *particular* mukhallat, though (the muk shuyukh from sharif, that is.)

    and manny -- i will keep my eyes open (yay :-)

    harper
  78. p.s. re: the other thread that's too long: how...

    p.s. re: the other thread that's too long:

    how about opening a second thread re: oudhs
    numbering it "oudh thread no. 2 - open to posting" (or some such)
    with the current one one named "oudh...
  79. ok, repost: hello all -- i have a question...

    ok, repost:

    hello all --

    i have a question re: sharif's mukhallat shuyukh.

    i have a sample (i don't know how old, but it has the newer label on it) of this and *just* tried it for the first...
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    hello all -- i have a question re: sharif's...

    hello all --

    i have a question re: sharif's mukhallat shuyukh.

    i have a sample (i don't know how old, but it has the newer label on it) of this and *just* tried it for the first time and like...
  81. number 3

    number 3
  82. oy vey -- triple post

    oy vey -- triple post
  83. p.s. i convinced myself with the previous post...

    p.s.

    i convinced myself with the previous post that i need a bottle of taha's naqi (i've been operating off a sample so far.)

    so i just went and bought one.


    better be careful what i'm...
  84. i've been meaning to do this for while , so here...

    i've been meaning to do this for while , so here goes: taha (of agaraura.com) is such a pleasure to do business with!
    i've bought a few bottles and samples from him, and he is unfailingly kind and...
  85. oh for god's sake. can ingredient regulations be...

    oh for god's sake.
    can ingredient regulations be far behind?

    blech...
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    Sticky: another question: anyone tried oudselect's borneo...

    another question: anyone tried oudselect's borneo black (or b. gold or b. mist, for that matter?)

    what are they like?

    harper
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    Sticky: yup, mr. acer, it does (help, that is :-) ...

    yup, mr. acer, it does (help, that is :-)

    thank you for all the links!!
    (do you also have a link for a good cambodian oil??
    if so, pray let me know...)

    and divinemama, yes, i think i will do...
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    Sticky: hello all -- i am pretty new to oudh, although...

    hello all --

    i am pretty new to oudh, although i 've worn some mukhallats that have oudh as an ingredient (most from agarscentsbazaar.)

    now i've begun to wear sharif's tarakan vintage (see post...
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    Sticky: taha, are you familiar with sharif's tarakan...

    taha,

    are you familiar with sharif's tarakan vintage oil? and is any of yours comparable?

    thanks,

    harper
  90. lpp -- oh, i just meant areej not wanting to make...

    lpp -- oh, i just meant areej not wanting to make the prices available publicly.
    you've got ask *personally*.
    oy vey...

    harper
  91. another thought on areej -- seems to me that...

    another thought on areej -- seems to me that they're selling exlusivity more than the perfumes themselves.

    o well.

    harper
  92. well, anyway -- then the european union came up...

    well, anyway -- then the european union came up with these ridiculous restrictions (and the u.s. followed right along)
    and all the perfumer-houses fell down and reformulated like mad -- greedy...
  93. btw, omar added a sample of tarakan vintage oudh...

    btw, omar added a sample of tarakan vintage oudh oil with my last order at agarscentsbazaar and it is rather fabulous:
    deep and smokey and dry, *very* woody in the top w/ a slight tar-note that i...
  94. bluemoon, thanks for the warning -- i won't post...

    bluemoon, thanks for the warning -- i won't post what i have then.
    well, i suppose it's the extreme opposite of the lowest common denominator, eh?
    oh, and thanks for the detailed description of...
  95. hello all, again, thank you *all* so much for...

    hello all,

    again, thank you *all* so much for your help and patience with all my questions
    (here in public and in private.)

    i've since seen a price-list for the areej products and practically...
  96. acer -- 'kay ('cept that i'm a dudette :-) ...

    acer -- 'kay ('cept that i'm a dudette :-)

    taha: thank you for the recommendation -- that floralcy (misk seoufi) : is there floral oil added? and if so, which?
    or is it the musk itself that's...
  97. acer -- in which way way different? (consider...

    acer --

    in which way way different?
    (consider that it's the khalta ateeq i actually know...)

    :-)harper
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    Sticky: taha said: "Sounds like a standard (low) grade,...

    taha said: "Sounds like a standard (low) grade, cultivated Subintegra to me. Over-soaked.
    Probably not even Cambodian, more likely something from the border of Thailand and Cambodia. On the Thai...
  99. again, thank you all for your elp with my...

    again, thank you all for your elp with my questions!
    between all of you, most of them have been answered, i believe:-)

    except this one: anyone know if the agaraura areej is anything like sharif's...
  100. also: while i *am* in the market for a new...

    also: while i *am* in the market for a new mukhallat , i am also thinking of getting a pure oudh oil.
    the only oudh i have so far is sharif's hainan, which is very mild and sweet and unoffensive....
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