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  1. SOTD Friday 20 August 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post


    Caron-Violette Précieuse
    This is the earthy, dark green original version.
    Created in 1913 by Ernest Daltroff, it has the gorgeous shot of
    oakmoss that grips the throat and turns the shy violet into a bossy babe.

    Updated 14th January 2012 at 08:38 PM by kumquat

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  2. SOTD Thursday 19 August 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Salomon van Ruisdael, 1602
    Heeley-Sel Marin
    A perfect rendition of a salt marsh or a
    romp in the ocean on a hot day.
    My eyes are closed and I float aimlessly, quietly.
    I dream of the beautiful parrot fish darting
    among the rocks in the dappled sunlight.

    Sel Marin Notes;
    lemon, Sicilian bergamot, sea salt, seaweed, vetiver, birch, cedar
    Tags: heeley, sel marin
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  3. Does anyone know a perfume similar to JPG Classique?

    Quote Originally Posted by mrsbutler View Post
    All I seem to wear is JPG's Classique or Ghost, the half moon one!
    Does anyone know a similar perfume to JPG's Classique? I adore that perfume!

    Alison
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  4. Sampling in NYC!

    Welp, it was my first time in NYC where I was able to try samples. Goddamn was it overwhelming. I was on my way to Bergdorf Goodman since that one sounded huge and neat. On, what I thought was the way there, I passed the same building 2-3 times so I'd figured I'd go to Saks first.. and then find out how to get to the wormhole of the universe that is Bergdorf Goodman. I wasn't really prepared for what I was about to find. They have whole counters.. dedicated to one brand? Every Bond? Every Acqua ...
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  5. SotD - Monday the 16th of August

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Kumquat's garden
    Penhaligon's-Lily & Spice
    The season wanes and I'm feeling melancholy.
    Spicy, perky juice lifts my spirits and propels me into a mellow summer day.
    The blazing heat of last week has lifted and the cats can play in the sun again.
    This golden floriental is perfect for garden appreciation.
    Soon, the bees will chase me!

    Top-White Madonna Lily and Saffron
    Heart-Hot
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