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  1. Re: Which fragrance would you like to steal from the previous poster wardrobe?

    I would take Coromandel edt from Beck, provided is really is edt and not edp. I miss my original Coromandel very much!
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    Re: fragranticas new pictures for notes

    For the reasons you cite, I cannot abide the site. I rarely visit it except for very specific reasons on occasion.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I love this post, especially the part about green ink!
  4. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Day 4: Chanel Coco (1984)

    Oriental - Warm Spice

    #49 Most Worn (18 wears)

    30 ml remaining

    Purchased December 2014 at Nordstrom, South Coast Plaza.
  5. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Wonderful! You're doing it too?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st April, 2020

    The food stock in our grocery store has improved since the previous week but there are still significant gaps such as pasta, dry beans, baking supplies, paper products, and cleaning products. Food...
  7. Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter of 2020

    Uncharacteristically, I did not log my SOTDs this month. I'm back on track now.
  8. Re: The Holy Grail...Is there 'really' such a thing as a fragrance that 'everyone' likes & nobody ha

    I always thought of the Holy Grail as an individual's personal ultimate best scent, not one that everybody likes. The Holy Grail is usually elusive and causes one to search out hundreds of...
  9. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Day 3: Montale Black Aoud

    Woody Oriental - Dry Rose

    #55 Most Worn (16 wears)

    35 ml remaining

    Purchased November 2016
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st March, 2020

    This is my idea of The Good Life.

    I'm wearing Montale Black Aoud.
  11. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    At his rate of acquisition, it could go on to infinity. Hah!
  12. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Day 2: Thierry Mugler Aura

    Floral Oriental: Sweet Green

    59th Most Worn (14 wears)

    30 ml. Remaining

    Purchased September 2018 at Macys, South Coast Plaza
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    It's Thierry Mugler Aura for me today. We went grocery shopping this afternoon instead of opting for the special senior hour. Much better: less crowded and more focused shoppers. I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th March, 2020

    Mr. Lark and I had a lovely walk this afternoon too. I'm making a conscious effort to smile at and greet passersby. People are very responsive. I'm trying to separate fear of the virus from people.
  15. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    I find 31 rue Cambon to be cold, even icy, probably attributable to its iris. At the same time, it's wet. Its coldness reminds me of Dzongkha and generally it brings to mind Chanel's Cristalle and...
  16. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Day 1: Chanel 31 rue Cambon edt

    Chypre: Sweet & Sour

    #4 most worn (59 wears)
    24 ml remaining
    Purchased at Chanel boutique, South Coast Plaza, December 2015
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    31 rue Cambon because I'm wearing my wardrobe in alphabetical order to avoid decision making. Today is day #1. So far, so good. I like this scent very much!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th March, 2020

    Hello all ,

    I'm wearing 31 rue Cambon today. We're going to the seafood market. I'm super excited to get out of the house! :coolold:
  19. Re: Federal Reserve recruits Creed for help Thru Pandemic

    Sorry, but that Black Rock building looks a tad evil. :evil:
  20. Re: Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    Easier for me than it would be for you, hednic!



    I might do an analysis or rating of each one while I'm at it.



    I'll move to the second letter just like the dictionary.
  21. Re: Which ONE Fragrance scares CoronaVirus to death ? Choose ONE!

    Redirect to layering thread. :wink:
  22. Bored, so I'm going to wear my wardrobe in alphabetical order

    After two weeks of Shelter in Place I find my motivation is in short supply for just about everything, including choosing my SOTD. Therefore, I'm going to eliminate decision making and wear my...
  23. Re: Which ONE Fragrance scares CoronaVirus to death ? Choose ONE!

    Boredom Slayer thread!

    I vote for Dior Sauvage, oversprayed!
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    Re: Life and Work midst Silence and Fear

    Eye opening post. Of course, the news (some news outlets, at least) are reporting on what you have shared but it's much more powerful coming first hand from you. Thank you, Pallas, for your personal...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    My sleeping hours were 4:00 to 10:00 am last night. My schedule is all messed up the last two weeks. I think it's because I'm feeling uneasy.

    Cazaubon, the situation with your...
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    Re: You're having a nightmare...

    Sahara Noir. This happened to me in real life.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Hermes Terre d'Hermes Eau Intense Vetiver.

    Did anyone see Army Corps of Engineers General Todd Semonite on TV news last night talking about rapid temporary hospital...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Gabrielle today.

    During this health crisis I've gotten into the habit of staying up very late watching movies and then sleeping in the next day. I'm doing my doctor...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th March, 2020

    I had to look up the term "off licence". Great news, Jon! I've been imbibing, as well, lately.

    I finished the entire Breaking Bad series so now I'll find something more productive to do, but...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th March, 2020

    Zilpha, your post moved me deeply. I have many people I worry about too, including myself.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th March, 2020

    Wise words, teardrop. Thank you.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I've been wearing what's out on my dresser tray lately but today I made the effort to pull out my favorite, Oud Ispahan, because I thought "Why not wear my best?"
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    Currently:
    Oud Ispahan
    Coromandel
    L'Air du Desert Marocain
    L'Ombre Dans L'Eau
    Diorella
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    Today I'm wearing Oud Ispahan.

    I went grocery shopping this morning and was disappointed in some of my fellow customers who did not observe distance guidelines, touched items and...
  35. Poll: Re: Wearing More or Less Fragrance Due to Lockdowns, etc. ?

    Same old, same old.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd March, 2020

    Hey, Mike, thanks for asking. Mr. Lark is much better. His cough has subsided and his energy is better. I'm quite well, despite being around several sick people in the past 30 days.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Shalimar again today. Yesterday I encountered that rare note of custardy baby vomit that I quite like. It happened once with Mon Guerlain too.

    I'm looking forward to...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Shalimar today. Not much happening here.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    You've got some heavy hitters in your arsenal, foxbins, and you know how to use them!

    I'm wearing L'Air du Dessert Marocain and trying to be normal, whatever that is. I finally got my wish to be a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm up, showered, and dressed and it's not even 9:00 am yet. I'm trying to reestablish a somewhat normal routine and schedule. My SOTD is Shalimar.

    All the best to Quarry.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th March, 2020

    That's the spirit, foxbins! I imagine the new travel restrictions are throwing a monkey wrench into your travel plans?

    I'm wearing Buonissimo for another day at home. I did manage to walk 10,000...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th March, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm back after a three-week absence from BN. I haven't been away this long since my six-month hiatus during BN's Huddler period. (You old timers know what I'm talking about!)

    Let's...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd February, 2020

    I'm in L'Air du Desert Marocain. The remaining juice is dwindling and today marks the beginning of the end for this outstanding creation.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I've returned to the "normal" world after a week at the Tibetan Buddhist retreat center. I hope to incorporate what I learned there into my regular life. I'm making the rounds to visit...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    Hello all.

    I'm going to be off the grid all next week at a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center in the Northern California woods. No Wi-Fi or cellular service. Afterwards, I'm heading up to the San...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    So sad for the victim and his loved ones. I'm sure train work is a dangerous profession. You are right, always tell those near and dear how much you care for them.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    No, I haven't smelled it lately and won't voluntarily go near the stuff. Long ago, I had a boss who doused herself in it. I liked her but absolutely detested her fragrance. So sorry, Cook.bot!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Jean Nate' - gagworthy
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 15th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Habit Rouge. It's powerfully sweet - perfection.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Valentines Day choice

    I ended up in L'Air du Desert Marocain.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Fahrenheit's complexity kind of reminds me of the shape shifter Mitsouko. The various vintages, formulations, and daily wearing experiences all bring out different facets of the fragrance. That...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Wow! I just woke up and the overnight drydown is, in fact, VERY intense. Now I'm getting the fuel smell too. Interesting!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    Fahrenheit today.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Yep, I did it! I went to Ulta and sprayed the heck out of Fahrenheit EDT: wrists, forearms, chest. It was not as intense as its reputation led me to expect. Really rather nice and I'd wear it...
  55. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Guerlain Heritage
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th February, 2020

    How are the bushfires doing, Cuddlecat?

    I got my hair cut today and ended up layering my long hair for a more tousled look. I'm wearing Heritage.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Heritage - The chilly weather made me crave its warmth.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th February, 2020

    Hello all, .

    I'm wearing Heritage today. Some trees are starting to blossom around here this week.

    Like teardrop, I'm getting a haircut today. I'm in the mood to make a change: either layer my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    Good to know, Hazel5. I depart on Sunday for a similar retreat at a Tibetan Buddhist center in Northern California. It will be a much needed disconnect.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu - I saw it sitting on top of my dresser and that visual reminder made me want to wear it.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    I'm somewhat avoiding public places but my husband and son both teach in public schools so they bring lots of potential exposure home. Lots of people travel to and from China around here.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 9th February, 2020

    Oud Ispahan, once again. It's crazy windy and stormy here in Southern California. Even worse in the San Francisco Bay Area, where some serious damage was done.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    I'm on a 6-month No Buy program for all discretionary spending including perfume. Next week marks the third month complete. At first, I craved buying new stuff but the urge to shop has finally faded.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - I'm on a roll!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th February, 2020

    It's Oud Ispahan today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Oud Ispahan again. It's fabulous!

    It's Day 2 of catching up on administrative paperwork and I'm feeling motivated. I can't wait until it's over because it's my least...
  67. Re: Celebrating Differences: What do YOU Enjoy About Perfume?

    Have you tried Le Parfum de Therese Cook.bot? I momentarily detected a slight raw meat note. It sounds repulsive but it was actually interesting. It's one of my favorite fragrances. I adore Diorella...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Today is my second day in Oud Ispahan. I didn't wear it for a couple of months so now I'm getting reacquainted with it. It's powerful.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - It's more odd than beautiful. I find it intriguing.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm house twins with Ebenas today in Dior Oud Ispahan.

    Happy birthday, Foxbins!
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - February 2020

    I've been burning an Ocean candle by Bath & Bodyworks all week. I wonder if they're similar?
  72. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    L'Ombre Dans L'Eau is the best of the house, in my opinion.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - because it's my current favorite. My wardrobe is now accessible again so why not go with the best?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Dior Oud Ispahan. I think it may have eclipsed my former favorite, Coromandel. Don't hold me to it.

    It's crazy windy and cold today. Some streets are closed due to downed...
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    Re: Fahrenheit February!

    So true. Cook.bot. I'm thinking of pairing Fahrenheit with my black leather moto jacket. BADASS!
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    Re: 36 and still no signature scent

    I really like this post. Good philosophy about the role of perfume in an overall beauty and image routine. Food for thought.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I'm storing my bottle of Le Parfum de Therese in direct sunlight in my humid bathroom. I'm breaking bad!
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Tom Ford Mink Brulee - a beige nude.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    L'Air du Desert Marocain - because there's a chill in the air and I wanted something warm and toasty. It wears like a gourmand today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd February, 2020

    Jon Rodgers, Well, your song video made at least one person very happy today - me! I love its sentiment and energy.

    I'm wearing L'Air du Desert Marocain today. I spent the day restoring the house...
  81. Re: Designers that get hate but you're actually enjoying?

    Chanel Gabrielle. Many people consider it a mass market sellout, but I like it. Same with Mon Guerlain.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu - a continuation from yesterday
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearingTimbuktu today to a Super Bowl party. I have virtually no interest in football but I do love a good party.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Fahrenheit February!

    Damn! I don't own any. Maybe I'll swing by the store and spritz a little on. I like the competitive spirit of this project and want to support it!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    After seven days of Le Parfum de Therese, I'm switching to Timbuktu. To be honest, I'm focusing on bottles that are below the half way point. I like the complexity and longevity of Timbuktu. It's a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Timbuktu today. We're going up to Los Angeles today to the theater to see "What the Constitution Means to Me". Between this and the huge popularity of "Hamilton", there...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese because I'm on a seven day streak.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st January, 2020

    Poor Hazel, food poisoning is wretched!

    I'm wearing Le Parfum de Therese again today. Not participating in the sync.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Most worn in January 2020

    7 wears:
    Le Parfum de Therese

    6 wears:
    Tam Dao

    5 wears:
    Diorella

    4 wears"
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yes, FiveoaksBouquet, what you say is true. Back in the day, I wore Obsession for years and it was truly me. Same thing with Chanel No. 19. After those two I never found another signature scent.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Le Partum de Therese again today. Congratulations to those with posting milestones. Quantity AND quality, my friends. Always enjoyable!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Partum de Therese again today because it's accessible and I like it. My clothes are now permeated with its smell
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th January, 2020

    Poor Kewart!

    I'm wearing Le Partum de Therese once again. I hope so many repeat wearings don't get me kicked off Basenotes!

    Quarry, I'd love to see those old BN members drop by and I'd be...
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    Re: I did a thing....Avantus

    Me too! I never see one or hear them mentioned. Back in the day, as a 14 year old sports car enthusiast, the salesmen at the Import Motors lot used to let me sit in the Avanti (and the Jaguar XKE)....
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th January, 2020

    Zealot Crusader - :thumbsup:
  96. Re: Une Bois Vanille is total trash - fight me

    Well, I gave my bottle away, if that’s any indication. No fight here!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese, once again. There’s an odd and slightly off putting note that I noticed for days that I didn’t immediately attribute to the perfume. Kind of a vague raw meat smell. It captures...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Le Parfum de Therese again today.

    House of Phlegethon, I like your new avatar!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: *NEW* Rochas Moustache EDP (2018)

    I beg to differ. I think he's smokin' hot!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese because Why Not? I'm developing a more lackadaisical approach to perfume selection lately. Just spray it on and skip the soul searching!
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