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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I have a 2019 bottle of Sova and it projects quite strong, with noticeable sillage. Of course, skin chemistry is also a thing among others.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    I'm definitely interested. I love musk. Getting some Private Blend from Strifeknot and decide if a full bottle is worthy. Will do the same for Chypre Sultani. I think Ensar will be re-releasing these...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    They probably need more time to macerate, as I've found with most perfumes high in naturals. My Slumberhouse bottles from 2019 are way stronger, and I get different facets now. I've noticed the same...
  4. Re: ISO Serge Lutens, Slumberhouse, Ensar Oud, Haxan, Walimah, Miyako

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    Re: Mellifluence Attars

    Thank you for the info:)
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It does remind me of a wand as well :).
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Went with the 10ml. Personally, I think the 30m looks awfully tacky:)). The 10 ml is gorgeous. Besides, I can always update to a bigger size, whereas I hate selling perfumes. Can't remember the last...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    :))) seen his post. Interesting take from Sultan. To be fair I have never had the chance to try Adam's florals. Not a fan of his oud compositions and I really like his musk, I adore War and Peace....
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Recently was on a Sandalwood frenzy and sampled tons, from niche, indie, to artisanal stuff. My choice went with Santal de Mysore from Serge Lutens. I managed to grab both the old, vintage version...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Agree. There are indeed some barny and animalic Hainan distilled oils out there. I love barny facets. Hindi Oud typical profile might just be my favorite. However, I have enough of that in my...
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    Re: Mellifluence Attars

    Anyone tried the Chinese Hainan Oud that he has? How does it compare to other Chinese, like some from Ensar or Imperial Oud?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Haha, I appreciate your sincere opinion:). I might go for the 10ml. Looks fantastic. If I find the perfume to be over the moon, I might pursue it afterwards
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Got Khmer Kinam and I think this is a very complex oud profile. I definitely need to wear it more. It changes a lot, it has many nuances and transitions. Smoky in the opening, fruity, honeyed, spicy....
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'm really excited about the upcoming perfume from ALD, however, I can't help but ask myself a few things, so I kindly ask members that have more experience with Chinese oud, to help me out here.
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  16. ISO Serge Lutens, Slumberhouse, Ensar Oud, Haxan, Walimah, Miyako

    Hello.

    Looking for the following fragrances. I'm based in Europe, however, I can arrange shipping within the US if something good comes up. Looking for bottles, no decants, new or used, doesn't...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Thank you for the info! Much appreciated!
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    People that have tried Private Blend. Would you care to share your thoughts on it? I'm thinking of getting it. I adore musk. So.......Is it similar to his other works on musk? Is it worth that much...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Did my first spray of Tibetan Musk and it definitely feels different than the Siberian variety.
    If I didn't read the notes on Ensar's website I would have said Blackcurrant(or a zesty sweet-sour...
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Went with KK as well. Was waiting for it since I've heard it's going to have Koh Kong red kinam in it. I've always wanted to have a red Cambodi in my collection. My favorite oud profiles are Hindi,...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I love Aranyaka. However, I don't find the animalics that strong. To me, they support the fougerish composition. On my skin it goes like a woody-aromatic fougere with incense, and then the animalic...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I would definitely do this:)
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I think APLS is gone forever. I've e-mailed the boutique and they said it's no longer part of their fragrance line, and there are no plans for bringing it back soon. Also, looking at the direction in...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Homa is ok. The thing that I love the most about Aksum is that asphalt accord. It's so unreal. Feels like being inside of a wet cave. And overall the composition feels very well balanced. With Homa,...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Myself, I am appreciating Aksum more and more. Such a unique and evocative scent. It is animalic, but not in a dirty way. At first, I was glad I didn't blind bought a bottle. Now, I'm really sad that...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I like Haxan a lot. Talked with Rajesh and he assured me that the new version available in the Prissana line is the same as the original that came in the 50 ml bottle.
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    This one I am very curious to try. I really like Profumum. Really solid house. Notes look right down my alley.
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I've tried some Ensar and Bortnikoff. Beautiful ouds, but not as beautifully blended in my opinion. They seem to lack something. For me, the overall outcome of the composition is what really matters....
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I've got it :))). And enjoy it a lot. It really is a beautifully crafted rose-oud perfume. The best oud I've come across, and I've tested many of the artisanal ouds as well. I think Ropion's touch...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Yeah, I kinda regret not getting the full sample set. Eventually, I will try them all. Prissana line doesn't seem to click with me as much as the PRYN/PRIN line. Haxan being the only one that I...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I really love Prin's style, he is definitely one of my favorite perfumers out there. From his new releases, I've only tried Saringkarn and Homa.

    I really like Saringkarn. One of the best rose-ouds...
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    House of Matriarch 44% off entire line

    House of Matriarch is running 44% off the entire line, today only, 11/13/2020, until midnight. Use code FRIDAY.

    Don't know if I should wait for Black Friday or get Black Sheep now:)).
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    My feelings, exactly:)). However, I think I could get along with that cumin kick. For my personal tastes, is just a tad bit over the board.
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Another absolutely stunning Sandalwood centered fragrance that I am currently testing would be Neela Vermeire Creations Trayee. I think I like this one more than Santal de Mysore and Embers. While...
  35. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    How different is Douleur 2 from the first one? I really love the first one. Minty, sweet watermelon, and rose. Weird but amazing.
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    I've tried Profumum but on my skin, it smelled more like cedar than sandalwood. It is the current formulation. I've heard many people saying that vintage Santalum was the real deal. I had very high...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Compared vintage Palais Royale Santal de Mysore from Lutens with the current formulation. Honestly, they are 95% the same. Really glad that I don't have to chase an almost impossible to get vintage...
  38. Re: Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan and Cedre, Palais Royale 15 ml travel??

    Thanks for the info. Will try to purchase the Ambre Sultan. Kinda difficult because the seller doesn't speak English:)). Was always curious to see if the old Palais Royal label Ambre Sultan is...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Must have: Morah, probably his best work. The reiteration is called Mandodari. Very similar, a tad bit more synthetic.

    Must try: Pretty much everything.

    Lomros is my favorite artisanal...
  40. Re: Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan and Cedre, Palais Royale 15 ml travel??

    Thanks, Roky! Greatly appreciated!
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Savitri looks so promising
  42. Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan and Cedre, Palais Royale 15 ml travel??

    Hello community. I've came across these Serge Lutens travel sprays of Ambre Sultan and Cedre. Pictures are not from the same seller. However, both sellers are from France. Wanted to know if anyone...
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    Re: House of Matriarch 40% Off 16 Fragrances

    Dang, Black Sheep isn't part of the sale. That's the one I've been eyeing:)
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Finally got my hands on a small decant of Serge Lutens Santal de Mysore. This one definitely lives up to its hype. Very accurate rendition of Mysore Sandalwood aroma. Very well complemented by spices...
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    Habibi please let us know your thoughts. Teone said on Instagram that the only difference between the 2 batches is the aging of the 2012 batch, which brings out the sandalwood more. Apparently, she...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Thank you, Mike!
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    I was thinking the same thing :))))
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Also, to those that have/tried Crabtree & Evelyn Extract of Mysore Sandalwood from 1983. How is performance on this one? I know it's an eau de cologne. Also, is the sandalwood on the creamy side, or...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Thanks for the suggestion. Definitely will look into this as Olivia Giacobetti is a perfumer I like. Also, I am in search of my holy grail sandalwood fragrance. As for the Myrrhe note, I always...
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    My favorite Bogue is MEM. One of the best perfumes I've ever smelled. And I struggle with Lavender. Not this one. So much going on. And that civet in the dry-down. My GOD. I still haven't purchased a...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Holy cow, I'm wearing Dior Homme Parfum right now and the Sandalwood is so dominant to my nose. Weird. At first I was getting pretty much Iris and Leather and now is like 65% Sandalwood. I actually...
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    Re: Parfum D’Empire: Reviews and Discussion

    I LOOOVE Ambre Russe. Favorite Amber fragrance so far. Can anyone compare the old style bottles with the curved cap with the current one, in terms of the scent itself? I keep hearing some fans of...
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    We are in the same boat :)). Still, I'll probably get a sample.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Habibi, have you finally tried Embers?

    I think you've mentioned that you'd like to grab a bottle in the future? I am really curious to sample this one.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    More expensive per ml, more synthetics. Aranyaka has lots of oakmoss, not IFRA complaint. Aran has less natural ingredients to meet IFRA standards. I also love Pryn bottles more. I am also looking...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    How did you contact Prin?
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    150USD*
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Anyone interested in Aranyaka, probably last chance to get it at a decent, retail price. Rajesh is selling some bottles, contact him on Facebook. !50 USD for US, add 30 USD for International. Holy...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    I think the same happened with Parfum D'Empire line.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Out of all these releases (Areej, Agar Aura, Dixit & Zak) I'm going to go just for Rising Mysore, mainly because it's different than anything I currently own. All the hype around Areej kinda kills it...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Feel the same. Also, interesting that all the YouTube reviewers made it look like it is the best in the collection, and one of the best Areej ever. Lol, kinda getting tired of this hype train thing.
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    This guy. I like his way of thinking. Well-spoken sir! :)
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    I know Naaz perfumes is his store. The price fluctuation I also find annoying. But whatever. I just want the fragrance. Don't really care about the drama and all. However, I still don't like this...
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    Re: aggarwoodassam/dixit&zak

    Ordered Rising Mysore 2. Wasn't planning to, but since it comes in 30 ml it makes it more convenient. I really prefer the smaller size bottles for perfume lately. Really curious about this one. I'm...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Thank you. Need to sniff it. Bertrand is one of my favorites!
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    People that sampled Neela Vermeire Trayee, what's your thoughts on this one? Apparently, they use Mysore Sandalwood. The owner of the brand is originally from India, the nose behind the fragrance is...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I'll take 5 ml as well.
    Aksum has been on my radar. I've seen that they have it back. Really wanted to buy it blind, however, from my experience with Prin Lomros, I realized, it would not be a...
  68. Re: Pryn/Orig Spiritueuse DV/EO Blue Kalbar/Cri de la Lumiere/Ghaliya Rosarie/OrBlack/Yuzu/Bohemian

    PM sent
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    My thoughts exactly. There are so many excellent fruity-floral-chypres out there already. So for me, I don't know if Santal Galore is worth a blind buy only for the durian note. Personally, I buy...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I've actually seen you mention it earlier and added it to my to-try list:)))))))). I also want to try another one from an artisanal house, Providence Perfume Co Vientiane. I feel there's not enough...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thank you for the response. What really made me interested in Santal Galore was the Sandalwood. Given the small number of real Sandalwood based fragrances in spray format I was certain this would be...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Habibi, how do you feel about Santal Galore in comparison with let's say Guerlain's Mitsouko?

    I know they have different notes and all but it seems they fall in the same family. Honestly, of the...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I only care for Santal Galore. Was looking to add a natural Sandalwood based fragrance to my collection. Then this came. Durian is also possibly my favorite fruit ever. Love florals and the way Adam...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I've actually heard that they are identical, Mandodari and Morah, some saying that Mandodari is a bit rounder than it's predecessor. I would still buy Morah as it is a better value (at retail price...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    How animalic is it compared to let's say War and Peace from Areej. I have that one and I totally love it. Also, is the Hindi Oud present? I also own a bottle of The Night from Frederic Malle. Hindi...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Wow, I just tried Mandodari and it is a gorgeous floral-incene-animalic. LOVE it.
    Thichilla was meeh. The Oud is to medicinal and has a burnt rubber vibe. Also kind of linear. Was hoping for more....
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Totally agree. I have so much admiration for the artisanal houses that make use of really high-quality ingredients that very often distill themselves. However, many times their compositions feel too...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Thanks Hednic!:))
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    The 100ml. Need to keep the harmony. All the Malles I have are 100. So I am cursed to buy only 100s
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Thank you! ��
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Guys I finally got it.

    Such a gorgeous scent. Hindi Oud and rose. So simple yet so complex. The Oud is dry, spicy, fruity, rotten, leathery. This has to be natural. It smells natural to me. I see...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    I had Durian in Thailand. It tastes heavenly:))). Best fruit I've ever had. Can't speak of the scent because I was a bit ill at that time and had nasal congestion. I do remember all the signs saying...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    So Areej is going to put out a Sandalwood based fragrance. Mysore Sandalwood and Indonesian Sandalwood. Other floral notes, and probably the biggest surprise, a Durian fruit note. Woody-fruity-floral...
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    Re: The Quest for THE Sandalwood Fragrance

    Has anyone here tried Providence Perfume Co Vientiane? An artisanal house that uses natural ingredients, here, 3 types of sandalwood, as well as jasmine rice tincture to complement the sandalwood....
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I have a sample from First in Fragrance. It is strong no doubt. But I don't find it that beastly. I thought that either the sample is slightly diluted. Or since repackaging into the thick labels they...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I agree
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I agree with that. Many of the artisanal perfumers, I feel, lack the ability to create, balance, and smooth out a composition, as a master perfumer would. That is one thing that really struck me with...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    I've looked up Ensar Oud. Really curious. I like that they have the 7.5 ml versions to try. I might get both no1 and no2 in the 7.5 ml size to see what's up. I'll still get the Night because I am a...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Ha:) I know. But I need the 100 ml bottle to keep the harmony in my Malle Collection. That's my ocd messing me up. I do find the Night quite wearable though. Not for work but pretty much anywhere...
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    Re: Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Thank you for the input guys. The price is indeed steep but I found it at around 950 USD. Still very expensive but better than 1600 USD lol :). And what I truly love about this one is the simplicity...
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    Frederic Malle The Night worth the price?

    Hello Basenoters, here I go with my first post.

    So I am looking to get a true oud based perfume. Don't want to go into attars for now, so I am looking for spray perfumes. I love Frederic Malle as...
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