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  1. The Garden Room- Austin, Tx

    So as I discover more fragrance lines here on basenotes my need for instant gratification gets worse and I try to find these things locally before I turn to sample sites. For those of you in Austin or nearby there is a place here called The Garden Room that carries CB I Hate Perfume (not all of them) and Antonia's Flowers. If anyone knows of any other places I need to check out please let me know.
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  2. Seasonal fregrances

    Ok, im kind of new to the world of cologne and just learned about the different stages that cologne can have. I've been reading that certain cologne is better to wear in the winter than in the summer. why? what types of cologne are for the winter and which are for the summer? Right now i have three types of cologne: Pour Homme II by Gucci, Code by Armani, and Pi by Givenchy. What seasons would they be good for? I really like the smell of pi on me and feel like i could wear it anytime of the ...
  3. Juicy Couture

    Phew. A scrubber. It has the same stinky, sickly sweet note that I detest in a couple of other yuck-bombs. (Beyond Paradise comes to mind ) It's somewhat like a fake ginger, but I can't stay close enough to really ID the perp. Thank goodness for little cheap-o samples!
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  4. L'Eau The One by Dolce & Gabbana

    Another frag I keep hearing about and originally had no plans to try...but it smelled really nice on a co-worker.

    Not bad, like it ok, but probably wouldn't buy a bottle. Generic "sweet" floral, settles down nicely to a common vanilla-amber-musk base. Don't really get a "bang" out of this one.

    Updated 2nd August 2009 at 03:47 AM by Bastetcat (updated and corrected name)

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  5. How would a unicorn smell?

    Okay, so I've read about others on here that have expressed the same..."why am I a junkie?" and "how to stop?" feelings about fragrance and I've come to a personal conclusion...I am like Captain Ahab ever-seeking his great triumph....or like the mythical unicorn...or a freakin pot of gold...you get the picture. I am looking for that scent that is so personally perfect to me (a signature) that it all stops...no more looking...take all the others away...I'm done. The problem ...
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