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  1. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Thanks for this. It is well written explanation that i do agree with. To me they both stand around equal, maybe i prefer OOOH for a bit more of a white feel.

    @Proust - did douleur 2 get more of a...
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    Re: Fragrantica? Is that you?

    Its still there, ypu have to click that icon at top right next to your profile picture, ull get sliding page with discussion.
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    Re: Future of Amouage

    When something takes people out of comfort zone of sauvage, aventus of Blue de chanel it is labeled challenging :tongue:
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    Re: Future of Amouage

    To be fair, current version of traditional Interlude is weak, scratchy mess. And not everyone has older bottles with proper juice. So this is their ticket into enjoying "Blue beast" the way it used...
  5. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Make world a little more fair and do what Proust did :thumbsup:
  6. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    There is douleur 2 and the other fragrance thatll be launched soon for the band Duo.
    Curious about that one
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    Re: Future of Amouage

    Perfect force shield for COVID times :tongue:
    Even if someone would want to come closer, they couldnt.
    Legends as well say that virus dies withing the range of Interlude 53 :D
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    Re: Future of Amouage

    Got a bottle of Overture man and love it! All the fans of Epic man rejoice! Has same core with different outer layers of alcohol, myrrh and saffron. Powerful as it should be, top notch ingredients as...
  9. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Those who tried OOOh and Rising mysore 2, which one you prefer?
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    I would say thai tabac and crime and punishment.
    When you will buy C&P you should get an understanding of what EO2 smells like, also youll understand tigerlust, which consists of orris top, eo1 and...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Your wife and i, we inderstand each other regarding this composition :tongue:
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Dont forder about senor Bortnikoff and Chypre du Nord.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    If i got sample of jungle kinam, then it is very strong and disgusting to me. If you ever smelled wormwood, than that is middle, and top is birchtar. At least to me that is how it smells.
    Birchtarry...
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    Re: Malle Monsieur and Nasomatto Duro

    Me 4. Duro is interesting and would be my choice if i had to buy nasomatto, but monsieur is a class above.
  15. Re: Which of these fall fragrances would you choose?

    B. 1725 and lidge
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    Re: storage of a large decant

    To answer your question:
    1) perfumes can be stored for a long time provided you organize good temperature, avoiding direct sunlight and your container is glass and not plastic.
    2) try not to have...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I think quite a few did wear it. I find that perfumes when they hit skin loose clearly defined borders they have when testing on clothes or test strip, especially in the case of agar de noir.
    Cuir...
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    You are expecting, and i tried them already. Dont need more than 2 sprays and are infinitely better than the ones you tried.
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    Names of Danger and Risque are very accurate :D one is dangerous to your health, and another is a risk to it. Try going for some higher end options and aoud line.
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    Re: Auphorie - Dedicated page

    I cant order as they dont ship to Canada anymore...maybe on 2nd hand market
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    Re: Auphorie - Dedicated page

    TENMOKU I - MEI HUA SAN NONG
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    Notes included:

    ‘Qing Mei Jiu’ Plum Wine, ‘Mei Hua’ Trilogy (‘Baimei’ White Plum Blossom, ‘Hongmei’ Red Plum Blossom, ‘Lamei’ Wintersweet Plum...
  22. POAL and Night Call needed to finish collection

    Hello good people of Basenotes,

    I am on the search of 2 perfumes to be able to finish my collection.

    Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle(vintage) and Night Call by Ex Nihilo.

    If you or any...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Appreciate all the comments :)
    I thank people of Sweden and IKEA for this upgrade :smiley:
    Collection is almost finished, just need 3 more to be completely satisfied :thumbsup:
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Got myself a new cabinet and neatly organized my collection :smiley:

    137663
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Maybe my sample labeled Sultan red rose is actually jungle kinam, because i get a lot of smoke from birch tar as well. Hmmm...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Can you send that Santa my way as well with some AgarAura?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    That would be lovely, but it wont touch all of them. Just think of it, he wanted to buy his product back at inflated price to accommodate people who got oversold. That is a kind and caring type of...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    And called out scalpers following his disapproval.
    Man is a G!
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    I dont quite cracked his personality to be frank, but i think hes moody. Sometimes hes kind, sometimes he thinks hes at the top of perfume pyramid, and that thought stems from his interviews where he...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Something like that.
    Not sure why he is so defensive. If he wants customers, he has to listen to them otherwise he can enjoy his stuff himself and be always happy :beer:
    I just think he has so much...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Grandenia
    Agar de noir
    Musk lave
    Santal galore
    Custard de russie - i sprayed it on my t shirt once, and it survived 3 washes.
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    Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Thats just fragrant wood, bouya is as well not a real oud.
    I am curious how dense or airy these will be?
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Haha, he is playing with analogies. Bob marley had style in music, but his texts changed all the time. Ensar is using similar chorus over and over again. So i am cool hearing same style, oud, musc,...
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    Re: The best "woodsmoke" fragrances

    My sk8n amplifies smoke notes as well, but i get juicy rhubarb and vetiver herbs etc. Smoke is hidden away.
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    Re: The best "woodsmoke" fragrances

    Thats what luckyscent provided, unless they mixed something. I got no chamomile or patchouli, straight up black smoke. Funny thing that skin and chemistry :smiley:
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    Re: The best "woodsmoke" fragrances

    Avignon by cdg is the one you are looking for. It was exactly the wood smoke from fire, straight, unadulterated and extremely strong. So much so that i had to wash it off.
    All others dont come even...
  37. Re: Is my office pretty much just going to smell like lawn clippings forever?

    Wipe with alcohol a few times, and ull take larger part of smell out. Then, over time, remaining smell will be gone without the need to cut the wall out.

    Alternately, spill other oils in various...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This, and a mere fact that alot of companies dont even want to ship to Canada. Harrods doesnt, selfridges doesnt, ex nihilo doesnt...i can go on and on and on... Most ridiculous is the claim that...
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    Page was broken, broken and then sold out :grin:
  40. Re: What am I missing? Where have warm, 'ambery' masculine fragrances gone?

    M by puredistance, Anubis papillon, musc ravageur, bing ma yong by auphorie, ambre narguile, EO1 and possibly Overture man though i didnt try it.

    I dont play with basic designer after trying a few...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes. At the end of the day its cheaper and easier method that does equal or better job.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Maybe ill make a video how to remove it, but no, it is not crimped, just a sleeve over plastic sprayer.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Kyara Koko - gave it a full wear today. Opening is the best part for me, wish it was lasting longer. It is a slightly sweet, creamy white floral. It paints picture of creamy white smooth custard....
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Only thing he does is he plugs the sprayer off, and puts new one in, he is not exchanging anything.
    With something like longer tube, you could fix it up without sending it off.
  45. Re: you have $300..do you buy 1 niche or 5-10 designer fragrances?

    Niche.
  46. Re: anyone have perfumes seized by CBSA/Canada post when ordering to canada?

    Its just a delay, i had a package 1 week in that state.
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    Re: How do I find "my" perfume?

    Can you describe what it smells like?
    On top of white tea and lemongrass, there should be other smells, background noise like coconut, white creamy association. Is it powdery, is it dry, is it...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Violet leaves it is.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Tried Sultan Red rose briefly after it arrived. Right off the top, it has alot of either aroha kyaku, or birchtar. Smells very birch tarry. Underneath it, rose and eo2 without spices, without that...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Better wrap part of bottle thats over hot water in cold wet cloth or towel to minimize heat exposure.
  51. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    I am a passionate hater of tea tree oil, so hope its not very present in this perfume, or a different note overall.
    My imagination paints great picture when words creamy and subdued are used towards...
  52. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Darn :undecided:

    2 more days
  53. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Any updates on Douleur 2? I am sooo curious
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Smell wise, it only improved for me within these few weeks that i have it, perfume became uniform.
    Sprayer wise, just pulled mine, it had a little bit of jamming. Applied alcohol, washed under warm...
  55. Re: Mid-40s man looking for a "sensual date night" fragrance that feels mature and masculine

    Bois 1920 - Oro. Not sure how most of the ones you listed smell, but this one is super refined, dark, leathery smell that is masculine and has interesting green twist. Not shouty, can detect notes...
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    If economy and society goes down after his second release, know its Tahas doing. People cant concentrate on work, driving, raising children. Who knew that apocalypse starts with oud perfume...
  57. [CANADA] Re: Mak-7's Sale and Swap thread for niche perfumes

    Updated.
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    Re: Suggestions for 'edgy' night-time fragrances...

    Sova by slumberhouse or baque if you can find them at the moment.
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    Re: Agar Aura - Official discussion thread

    If anyone gets full collection, its $1640. Yikes.
  60. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Last time i checked, people look for artistry, colors, quality in niche perfumes, not necessary versatility or politeness. And the ones i checked with was myself :tongue:

    Anyhow, whos buying...
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    Re: What's the best "warm blanket" for winter?

    Shalimar, oud satin mood.
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    Re: Help me to buy my first purchase winter 21

    Look at perfume lounge, ecuacion or essenza novile. They should be able to send it there.
  63. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    I just find any new reforms are not as full bodied and lasting as predecessors. Its not necessary a bad thing for some, but i really like potent stuff and ability to follow notes.
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    Re: Help me to buy my first purchase winter 21

    Even better, try Anubis by papillon artisan, that one is even better.
    Its so better that i used it twice in the 1st sentence
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    Re: Help me to buy my first purchase winter 21

    Trex.
  66. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    If he likes squishy material, could make little dents on sides of bottles and fill then with silicon pads for grisp. Make that cap solid.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Here is my pic. Box of SG is squarish, and i am able to tilt it 45' with sprayer tube being at higher point, and sugars to collect at opposite end. If your box is simmilar, try to leave it as this...
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    Re: different/original scents from Roja Dove ?

    No need to be sorry. You have your own taste and expectation, follow that. The ones u tried except diaghil and aoud are not very good to me either. Even aoud at first was meh, but the more stuff i...
  69. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Food for thought on this cap. My original cap, i took it off cuz its annoying, and i rolled it inside out. Overnight, that cap had lots of some viscous fluid on the outer parts, that were touching...
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    Re: Perfumes with the most evolving phases

    Xerjoff Irisss
  71. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    For me rubber cap is purely non functional. I keep my stuff in a drawer, and have to pull up by a cap. Cant do that with jello cap
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    What is difference between new and old batch? Everyone i believe agrees he recreated lheure without any variance in smell
  73. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Yes it does. I would assume even that he used same ingredients for these batches, difference is only packaging and time when he cooked them.
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    Re: Mass Appealing Niche Fragrances

    Xerjoff. House have good style, variety and mass appeal
  75. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Tuberose wrapped in green goodness is strong in these ones :D
    I think ill re bottle the 1st edition so there is less air in the play.
  76. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    First edition and vintage. 2nd bottle had grey jelly cap, but i changed it.136708
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    Re: Niche Alternative to Dior Homme Intense

    Excellent :) patience pays off
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    Re: Can someone compar/contrast these scents

    Try floris Honey Oud. Very natural honey smell and barely any oud detectable, sits in background and is polite.
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    Re: How to take the print off of a class bottle?

    Place it in vinegar, the stronger, the better. Give a few hours, then wipe it off with anything. If its hermes, they use special coating that vinnegar wont handle and its a pain to scratch off. Get...
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    Re: Niche Alternative to Dior Homme Intense

    Fragrancebuy.ca drop a message to they guy named Gary and he can sort smth out for you.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    I got PP kyara koko. Jungle kinam didn't sound good from notes.
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Not sure how those are flankers, if, from my understanding, kyara koko was released way back in the days, a d current one is re- release. Maybe homeros has borrowed some notes from kyara?
    Anyways, i...
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    Re: Niche Alternative to Dior Homme Intense

    Its not available at any discounters? I am sure i saw 75 ml for around $80 for the LE Parfum.
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    Re: Niche Alternative to Dior Homme Intense

    Tigerlust would be leather orris type of scent ur looking for.
  85. Re: What leather molecule was used in TF TL and Oro 1920?

    Quick update on this post. Suederal is exactly the material i was looking for, combining it in different proportions with saffron and other molecules puts a "twist" on the leather in direction you...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I wasnt making fun but pointing out sad possibility. If people want to make money, why not collect mentioned above Rolex watches? 8k on resale, or take even higher, collect cars. You can make...
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    Re: All Things Ensar Oud

    Sultan red rose is not planned as Perfume as of last communication. Kinam and kyara are available as PP at 475 for 30 ml. Id wait till they fully release it, maybe there will be a discount.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I support what you are saying, and feel same way. My advise, just make sure you know who is who and do your part. Dont buy at inflated price, dont sell anything rare to these individuals. You got the...
  89. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Mind to share names?
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    Re: House of Electimuss

    Hahah, name is not that important i think, content inside the bottle should be speaking first a d foremost.
    Just trying to gather as much info as i can to decide if i should order any samples, as...
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    House of Electimuss

    Hello everyone.
    Starting a dedicated thread to the house of Electimuss and their perfumes. Unknown to me till recent times it started to dominate internet with positive reviews and posts with...
  92. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    I saw that as well, very interested what it will be this time around. If he tamed that clove and added a ylang resinous base, id be a happy camper
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have a job and decency to just take my 1 bottle that i need and let others enjoy this hobby without ripping them off. Life is already difficult as is, i dont want to make it worse.
  94. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Oh, didnt see that. I thought if someone is banned, their posts disappear.
    Nah, no rudness even available to share, ur cool in my books :thumbsup:
    Maybe he and his muscles were too hot for BN to...
  95. Re: Bogue profumo / Antonio Gardoni consolidated thread

    Dont want to be rude, but maybe he has life :grin:
    I bet he is just busy with something and will reply to you once he is free to do so
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    These people are so useless, get out of moms basement and get yourself a job :rolleyesold:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    138 musk lave, 338 agar de noir, and 438 grandenias available.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Guess buying the whole set at the start was worth it. Sold my cuir and no craziness today.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I remember one of his posts had 18K likes. Can that be his fan base? Possibly
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    New team - FIRED!
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