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  1. Cafè Rose Tom Ford: Fall 2012

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    Today I was able to sample Cafe Rose by Tom Ford at Saks Fifth Avenue. They were sweet enough to give yours truly two samples. Cafe Rose is a beautiful oriental floral fragrance that I think I'm in love with. I definitely might have to purchase this to wear in the Fall. So exciting!

    Notes: saffron, black pepper, may rose, turkish rose, bulgarian rose, coffee, incense, amber, sandalwood and patchouli.
  2. Looking for My Signature Rose

    Quote Originally Posted by zendadachick View Post
    I love the smell of real roses but in the perfumes that I've tried what I get is either a soapy rose or a powdery rose. I smell like an old lady working behind a perfume counter at Macy's. What I like is fresh dewy rose (from the earth it grows in to the green stem to the petals), or velvety ripe rose in full bloom, or a smokey rose.

    What I'm looking for is a more atypical rose fragrance. To smell the evolution of the rose which morphs from ground to bud to full bloom. The combination
    Tags: rose
  3. [Review] Cumin 31 by Le Labo

    Rose 31 by Le Labo should be renamed 'Cumin 31' from the smell of it. This would seem like a cumin-laced rose when it was first described to me. Presumably naming a fragrance 'Cumin' was hardly sexier than 'Rose'.

    Reviews have summed it as a masculine rose, the flower playing a peek-a-boo throughout the day for me. So do not make the mistake of assuming this is predominantly a rose soliflore as I had from its namesake. I seem to get shades of Diptyque's Tam Dao - ness but incredibly ...

    Updated 21st August 2010 at 08:50 AM by qoo77

    Tags: cumin, rose
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  4. Tallulah B.- Art Deco Inspired

    Tullulah B. –Art Deco Inspired
    By Jane Cate of A Wing & A Prayer Perfumes

    Top notes- jasmine, muguet tincture
    Heart notes –rose, linden blossom
    Base notes – botanical musk, sandalwood, vetiver

    This is an all natural perfume composed by Jane Cate of ‘A Wing & A Prayer Perfumes based in California. It was created for The Mystery Of Musk Project. Thoughtfully, wrapped, well presented, personal attention to the details, make this sample ...

    Updated 19th June 2010 at 03:47 PM by jrd4t (mimi requested)

    Tags: musk, rose
  5. Today I bought.........April 2010

    Today I blind bought Perfumer's Workshop Tea Rose. I read about that fragrance that bees would chase you in the summertime! So I'll need to wear it any other time because I'll be wearing it. I like it a lot, it's a rose not for the faint of heart and definitely for those who don't think there's such a thing as too much rose.

    I scored a travel set of Estee Lauder miniatures as well -- White Linen, Private Collection, Knowing, Youth Dew and Cinnanbar.

    Updated 24th April 2010 at 10:27 PM by Warum

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