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  1. SotD Monday 3 May

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post


    Bond - Eau de New York
    Snappy citrus and rich neroli are reminders
    of the sparkle and life in the resilient city.
    A cheerful scent that fortifies as I rush about my busy day.

    Eau de New York was released in 2004.
    The fragrance was created by nose Vera Vanore of Robertet,
    with notes of grapefruit, mandarin, bergamot, petit grain, fresh greens,
    neroli, gardenia, cyclamen, white
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  2. How To Buy Perfume For A Lady: Where To Go From Here

    (From Kiplinger's Personal Finance Dec 1954)

    Dress, occasion and whim can all affect a lady's mood, and also her preferences in perfume. Very rarely will a perfume be suitable in every setting. So don't buy an oriental and expect to whiff it over a lunch table. Or an aldehyde and hope to detect it on a bowling date.

    The sales clerk can be a big help. Tell her the type of perfume you have in mind. But before you buy, do these things.

    Describe the girl. ...

    Updated 11th December 2010 at 03:42 PM by Petra Ichor

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  3. How To Buy Perfume For A Lady: How To Choose The Right Fragrance

    (from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Dec 1954)

    Use your head as well as your nose when you choose a perfume. Remember that a woman likes perfume for the same reason she likes a dress that looks pretty on her: it adds to her charms and builds up her ego.

    The secret is to match the scent to the girl's taste. There are two ways to do this. The obvious one is to determine—preferably by discreet inquiry—what her favourite scent is, and then proceed from there. But ...

    Updated 3rd May 2010 at 04:38 PM by Petra Ichor

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  4. How To Buy Perfume For A Lady

    (from Kiplinger's Personal Finance Dec 1954)

    Okay girls, go away. This is for men only. It's the inside story on how a male can be alert and knowing when he buys perfume for a lady.

    First off, is perfume a good gift choice? According to the ladies, Yes. A husband can give it to his wife, and she will be pleased to enhance her feminine charms. A swain can present it to his girl, and she won't think it so impersonal as to be brotherly, or so personal as to be suggestive. ...

    Updated 3rd May 2010 at 03:52 PM by Petra Ichor

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  5. SotD - Sunday, the 2nd of May

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post

    Coty - Emeraude
    Radiant green with citrus highlights,
    there are still, icy-cool, contrasting shadows.
    Prancing in the sun, this spectacular scent is one of a kind.
    Elegant and bold, the heartbeat intensifies and the springtime ritual begins.


    Vintage Emeraude Composition:
    Top notes: orange, bergamot and lemon;
    Middle notes: jasmine, ylang ylang, rose, brazilian rosewood, iris/orris
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