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  1. Tuberose, bubblegum

    I'm reading the Tuberose Series over at and thinking that I really should explore tuberose as a note more, and other heady florals as well, in spite of really not liking them much at all - or perhaps because I don't like them much at all. I think I mentioned wishing for a good, proper scrubber the last time I posted; Honoré des Prés Vamp à NY wasn't quite it, but it did come pretty close, smelling as it did, to my nose, on my skin, mostly like Juicy Fruit ...

    Updated 2nd March 2011 at 10:07 AM by Pimpinett

  2. SOTD Monday 28 February 2011

    by , 28th February 2011 at 05:30 PM (Scent of the Day)

    'The Ladies Waldegrave', Joshua Reynolds, 1780


    This wicked, subtle chypre conceals its gentle sting
    beneath warm vanilla and amber.
    Citrus and oakmoss combine to create the tangy
    undertow. Powerful wafting clouds of spicy powder,
    gracefully linger. Sun lights the rooms and wine flows.

    This is original formula; created, 1941
    Notes: Bergamot,

    Updated 16th March 2011 at 05:49 PM by kumquat

  3. Guerlains Samsara-any mens fragrance out their that is similar?

    I love Samsara on my wife and think its the sexiest scent in the world for women-not floral or fruity!
    I,m an older guy that was brought up in the era (1970,s) where scents where pungent, spicy and musky- happy days!
    Is there any male scents that are similar nowadays or can anyone give me the name of a cologne the guys used that was about in the mid 70,s that was so musky that you could smell it in the next room-loved it!
  4. what about adam

    anybody knows a similar scent to "what about adam"? i miss is! discontinued.what a pitty
  5. I Smell. . . Finite

    As usual this web log serves as a confessional. Forgive me, fragrances, for I have sinned.

    My confession. I hoard.

    I remember back in the 1970's, food in the grocery store did not have expiration dates. They didn't have nutritional data labels either. But that's beside the point. When did food start having an expiration date? They always did. 'Just I guess due to litigation, they actually had to start guesstimating and using a date beyond which they would not ...

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