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  1. SOTD Thursday , February 2, 2012



    Guerlain - Shalimar

    Undulating woods layered with dense vanilla;
    a chorus of amber throbs throughout.

    Named for the gardens of Lahore,
    we are transported to ancient times of incense,
    golden veils and velvet pillows in a palace of beauty.

    Exotic flowers grace the bodies of the fair maidens;
    luxuriating in the ancient oils and spices of their
    wondrous world.
    ...

    Updated 2nd February 2012 at 04:47 PM by kumquat

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  2. Xmas purchase.

    My mum gave me some Christmas money so I went to Debenhams. I tried Guerlain's Shalimar because I am fascinated by its age and how different it is - it reminds me of my gran and her sisters. I also looked at Marc Jacobs Daisy but I think I'll get that in a few months when I can wear it as a springtime fragrance. I settled on Christian Dior's Dolce Vita which I fell in love with just before Christmas when I went on a shopping adventure with a gentleman friend of the family.
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  3. Sensuous, Seductive Sandalwood

    Hellllooo dahhlings, just got in the door and kicked off my work boots-coffee's brewing for mumsy, my daughter just got out the door for the bus and breakfast is getting cold. Amazingly it is was during this very same situation yesterday when I experienced a revelation of the olfactory kind.

    It had been a real drag of a night at work (I work at Florida State Prison, and believe you me, that place has a special fragrance all it's own). I had just broke off a bit of almond biscotti-the ...
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  4. busting out my shalimar cherry

    tonight i celebrate my love for guerlain
    and i'm gonna get l heure bleu and jicky eventually

    now that i smoke rollies i have $150 i can spend a month
    wow
    so that means at least two bottles of good perfume and a lot of iced blueberry coffees from dunkin

    shalimar is intimidating in its presence
    seems really formal right off the bat
    sensual in a way that women completely different than me are sensual
    if that makes any sense ...