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    Re: Le mouchoir de monsieur

    It takes a little bit of thinking sometimes, to get the whole point of lMdM's posts, but it's always worth it. He's entertaining, he's honest, and he makes us think. Your reviews are ... well.. they...
  2. Re: *Gag* - Laundry liquid Soap has gone NUCLEAR. Why?

    I use this one once in awhile too Vakman - also Tide unscented and President's Choice version of the free and clear unscented. I'm another one who cannot stand the smell of the scented ones anymore. ...
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    Re: What's going to be your Christmas day SOTD?

    I'm going to go with Djedi, top of the list for me. Probably wear it Christmas Eve too as the 24th is the most festive evening of
    the year for me. Love Djedi!
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    ( Fleurine, I meant to quote you here from your post and it doesn't come out right today )

    *Man do I smell like a skank* Totally. ?? You must smell wonderful in other words! Skank is good. ...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    You know, I'm not sure where I've been? What comes to mind is that old Kenny Rogers ( and First Edition ) song, " Just Dropped In - to see What Condition my Condition was In" . Have no idea how that...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    I will have to invest in more powder next time in town, I wouldn't mind something new - I'll look for the Chantilly - this evening I'm wearing a lot ( well, quite a lot :) ) of Bal Versailles. I...
  7. Re: Which of these French perfumes do you like best?

    You have a wonderful list, and so many incredible suggestions in the posts too - I'd second the L'Heure Bleue by Guerlain, Chanel
    Coco, Dior Dune, YSL Opium, I'd wear anything at any age! Do let us...
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    Re: Giorgio in the yellow stripped box

    Probably reformulated, even good old Giorgio! Years ago I wore this as a bit of a "fling", and I now have a tiny bottle that I take out and smell once in awhile. It certainly makes an impression!...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Oh, I will have to try Chantilly again, it's been years! Now Madonna said - baby powder was sexy? you're kidding! or did she mean Chantilly? I've never even seen that book of hers - no I take that...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    I'm just giggling here - :D - Yes Lilybelle, it is good to know!
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    My Habanita is sitting here on the table as I write, waiting for me. Is it a Habanita day? I think so. But I'm not staying at home today Lillybelle, it's a must get supplies day, so I'll be leaving...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Okay, the Grasse assignment sounds like just the thing - I have no idea what it might be, and as Lilybelle mentions it's hard to say what I might have be up to ( in the coming two years ) that might...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    If we get escorted out, and NO! can't happen, can it? Anyway, if any escorting is done, could I be escorted by this guy on the far left in the photo? :wink: But no, I won't be the woman he's...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Sounds like the fabulous get-up lMdM - I was more or less an embarrassed ghost with dreadlocks. ( Pink ) Mostly I looked like I was going like a kite with hair - it was so windy!
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    lMdM, I too am distressed to hear about your family. I hope that you may have some better news by now, about your elderly relatives. The storm has been absolutely horrific. And lilybelle, I do...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Yes, Le Mouchoir de Monsieur, but especially for those who meet you :smiley: - you are so right Lilybelle-
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Mr. Redneck P, please, please bring the Snowy River hat! It's a must. ( but only if you feel like it of course )
    LMdM - the right connections for Parisian Couture? I am more than pleased to hear...
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    Re: Supreme Court ruling may ban grey market sales

    I've been fighting the Big Brother thing for years, I think before that I was just, you know - going along as a person does. ( I was too young and not paying enough attention ) No more! I live in...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Oh my, I am blushing, and I will have minions? ....swoon...:smiley:

    lilybelle, especially in light of the fact that I will be wearing my headdress, it's a dandy thing that I don't mind something...
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    Poll: Re: Brad Pitt on Chanel No. 5

    Yes, I do too - Shatner indeed!

    And I did see the SNL parody, the guy was standing there mumbling, and I instantly thought - yes! Chanel No 5... loved it.
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    Re: Is this normal??

    Yes it is - the best kind! Normal? who cares!
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    I am just loving this thread! Okay, parachuting - just wondering, my headdress, I must wear it! Just to ponder this - I wonder how I would look coming down floating, floating, but firstly, in the...
  23. Re: omg one million got be something wrong with this

    This would be a very good way of finding out without making a big deal out of it. I would just bet everyone else can smell it!
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    Grasse! and daring - who could resist? And adventure to be sure, I too am inspired! ( I rather doubt I would parachute, lilibelle, I don't know about you but all of my parachutes are worn out from so...
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    Re: Vive les ringardes!

    MdM, I love that line from your mother. True, isn't it?
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    Re: Cowboyboots: Yay or Nay?

    So many guys around here wear cowboy boots I don't really notice anymore, more or less part of everyday dress. Not all guys around wear them, but there are so many farmers and ranchers that western...
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    Re: Ebay feedback rant

    I've been on ebay for years and years, as a buyer. I've often thought how it's gone way too far on behalf of the buyers. Some of the feedback left for sellers is ridiculous. People complaining...
  28. Re: Basenotes Las Vegas Meetup October 5, 6 & 7th 2012 FINAL ITINERARY

    Oui! ( me too! )
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    Re: My encounter with Perfume Court

    I've always had good luck with them, I know the orders take awhile to get here, particularly in Canada, but I don't get too excited. The orders always come, and I've never had a problem either. I...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10 October 2012

    I'm with lilybelle, Welcome Back! I can definitely "see" Heathcliff with a bit of Tabac Blond, I may have to dig my bit of TB out later on and have a Heathcliff dream. For now I'm wearing Habanita,...
  31. Re: Perfumed Lotions (Creams ,Cremes, Smoothers, etc.)

    Evangeline, you must have the most luxurious collection of perfumes and lotions! Just makes me want to feel "southern" and get a good collection of creams and lotions. I don't have nearly enough! I...
  32. Re: A bit early but what's on your Christmas wish list?:D

    I think I'll be buying my own perfume gift, I'll probably give myself a larger decant of Djedi. I absolutely know that no one else will! I have put the word out that I would certainly be happy with...
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    Poll: Re: who knows about your hobby?

    Not everyone, but most people who know me realize how much I love perfume - but it's like so many of you here have said, I don't talk about it much for the most part. A few people are very...
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    Re: A musty, dusty white, aquatic floral

    Hi - desertclouds, it sounds like you have a great sense of self - wonderful! Also, you've been busy doing your research - good for you. I don't have any great ideas of a particular perfume, I'm not...
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    Re: "Niche is dead."

    You hit the nail on the head forfreddie - yes, there will always be the "off road" categories of almost anything, food, drink, music, art, you name it. Same goes for perfumes. Perfume that is...
  36. Re: If you could begin the journey of fragrance collecting all over again, what would you do differe

    I don't think I'd change much, except for maybe one thing: a few of the samples I ordered were very expensive, some of the very vintage, and instead of ordering 1/4 ml, I'd order 2 ml, only to find...
  37. Thread: Ix o1

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    Re: Ix o1

    This is the loveliest and most fascinating thread -
    I just wanted to stop by and say hello to all of you here, I was away for a bit and then - I was struck by the most vile sort of "flu", and...
  38. Re: Has anyone or anything (food, for instance) ever ruined a fragrance for you?

    When I was about 6 years old I decided I should make a wig - and thought that part of a cow tail would work just fine. I went out with the kitchen scissors and found a victim behind the barn. I cut...
  39. Thread: Ix o1

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    Re: Ix o1

    You are all such lovelies. I mean that in the best possible way. Tonight I am reading through all the posts here and find I am needing them. I've been away from BN for a few days since I've been...
  40. Thread: Ix o1

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    Re: Ix o1

    The sweaters - the tights! all good things. I too am happy with the coming of fall, even though I tend to think ahead of what comes after it, I won't do that kind of nasty thinking for quite some...
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    Re: Zatoichi vs. the 15 Blades of Glass

    A bit of a puzzle to say the least, and what a great thread - I almost think I'd like to try #3, maybe? since I like many on the dry end of the spectrum. Maybe I'll be shocked when I hear what it...
  42. Re: Which one of my current colognes is best for getting a girl?

    Then wear the one YOU really like.
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    Re: Buying Curve for Men in Italy

    Many of us here on Basenotes do buy from ebay and for the most part, have no problems. There's always a chance you may not get what you ordered, but I would think for Curve, you should be safe...
  44. Re: Rolling pin fragrance, best Mother's Day gift ever?

    Well - it is entertaining, at least. And Russell, I agree, it isn't pink and frilly, but it's a Rolling Pin!!!!:laugh:
  45. Re: Starter civet fragrances / training wheels civet ?

    Galwaygirl, it does look like you are getting into the next phase, and it is so enjoyable - nothing like learning to love something old and sometimes a little odd :smiley: I'd try the Bal a...
  46. Re: You Smell like an older gentleman (Cuir de Russie)

    Wear it. It is so beautiful - & Evangeline, someone must have said this before, but grandpa's dog must have smelled very good!
  47. Re: Rolling pin fragrance, best Mother's Day gift ever?

    That would be the day. " necessarily party of every woman's night table" As a weapon, maybe!
  48. Re: What is your favorite sunscreen/sunblock for your face?

    What fun that trip must have been lMdM! But hey, you don't like the little fishies nibbling your toes? :laugh:
    Nooo, don't even mention snow!
    I'm late to this sunscreen party, but not long after...
  49. Re: EU Prepares to regulate more fragrance ingredients

    Go get'em MdM!
  50. Re: RAVE (No Rants!): Come on and gush about your latest perfume crush.

    Burgundy, I don't know if it's an urban legend or not, about methanol being in domestic made perfumes, but I sure know how sweet it is and how dangerous. I have a crew of pets, and have to make...
  51. Thread: Jean Patou Joy

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    Re: Jean Patou Joy

    Mr. Reasonable, I agree with you - and A&I too.
    And on the subject of Joy, I have to get my mitts on some of the good older perfume - Fleurine, I don't think I'll be getting $700.00 worth - if you...
  52. Re: Frowns with Crowns: What frags would you liked to have bought with the money spent at the dentis

    Dental work, I honestly don't mind getting it done, outside of the fact that when " I need to" I always think, well, I should have flossed and brushed three times or more a day and of course, I...
  53. Thread: Jean Patou Joy

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    Re: Jean Patou Joy

    Another plus ++++ from me lilybelle -

    Please don't leave!
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    Re: by Kilian - In The Garden of Good & Evil

    Maybe not too late for Bob Geldof? :evil: and :wink:
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    Re: Health concerns regarding fragrance.

    Since this thread is about fragrance and perfume, I will only say, if I like it, I smell it and wear it. Most of all I like many of the vintage perfumes, and they are often full of the now banned...
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    Re: The Perfumed Court

    Stanmar - no song and dance here about USPS, I'm in Canada - but I do know that both USPS and Canada Post are usually damn slow when it comes to regular mail, there are lovely surprises when...
  57. Re: Is the Perfumed Court the go to site for Canadins looking to buy samples?

    I always used Perfumed Court, never had a problem. Their selection is amazing - the packages do take awhile but they've always arrived.
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    Re: Silly perfume ingedient lists?

    Ach - peony swirl? that one is too silly. A couple of my late peonies are flopping around on the ground today since it stormed, I'll have to check in on them and see if they swirled! Some of the...
  59. Re: O.K. - So What constitues a "cheap perfume" (like in Detective Stories)....

    TaoLady, I was sitting here having coffee getting my eyes open, and was thinking of this thread even before I signed in. Honestly, this subject is fun! You know I thought of Ciara too, and maybe...
  60. Re: O.K. - So What constitues a "cheap perfume" (like in Detective Stories)....

    Oh Mimi yes! but what would be that cheap perfume? Same as what would be the cheap, slutty perfume in a pulpy detective story? I want to think on this one - great subject!
  61. Poll: Re: End Perfume Sexism - Should Basenotes Merge the Male and Female Sub-Forums?

    I agree with this - timaru - I can see your point about the repetition on the men's boards as well..

    andylama, good question to ask here though, thanks!
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    Re: The actual popularity of fragrances

    Yes Kagey! I'd ask. I have and I would again, in a second.



    :laugh: Kettle corn - gives me a giggle. But, it's true, isn't it? Not nearly enough people wearing perfume!
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    Re: Please rank these designer scents

    Hey, no one is going to laugh! Everyone has their own favorites - and then often go on to add new ones.
    YSL L'Homme is good on a lot of people. Happy to see you here!
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    Re: In desperate need of a recommendation ....

    Good choice - and yes, it's the bought in France by you that counts. Makes it very special!
  65. Re: What smells do you have an obsession with that aren't perfumes?

    Fresh sawdust
    Smell of my dad's and grandpa's blacksmith shop, it's almost
    impossible to describe
    Gasoline - who can resist at least a quick sniff?
    A warm day out with the cows, the hay, and a...
  66. Thread: new member

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    Re: new member

    Hi embers, and welcome! By the way, I like your "name". Hope to see you around....
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    Re: A new YouTube Channel - Fumerie Hilaire

    Hillaire, I am going to watch it when I come in from gardening. I'm looking forward to it!
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    Re: Store testing etiquette

    There will always be quite a difference between shops, I think. Most Sales Assistants I've come across are doing their best, many aren't given enough training, obviously, but that is the fault of...
  69. Poll: Re: FiFi UK 2012 Hall Of Fame - What Would You Have Chosen?

    I chose Youth Dew because it was a forerunner of Opium, I should guess, and Opium has always been a gold standard of mine. Still, No. 5 should absolutely be there, even though it's not for me, and...
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    Re: How long would you keep an opened bottle?

    All of mine are fine, and many of them are vintage. I take good care of them, but don't keep them in the fridge either. As Kagey said, maybe a particular ingredient in some of them?
  71. Thread: 12 May Update

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    Re: 12 May Update

    Thank you so much, I should think that by now you will be getting a good sleep. About time!
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    Re: Brad Pitt new face of Chanel #5

    My one and only reaction is noooooo
    I'm not a Chanel No. 5 kind of woman, but still - Brad Pitt????
  73. Re: How many frags have you actually finished a bottle of?

    Over the years, I think maybe two bottles of Youth Dew, 4 or 5 bottles of Opium edt, at least 3 bottles of Opium perfume,
    1 of Ma Griffe, 1 Cinnabar, 3 - 4 Jicky, 3 Shalimar, and have nearly...
  74. Thread: Recent downtime

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    Re: Recent downtime

    Thank you again Grant. What a time you've had!
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    Re: Top 5 full bottles you must have soon

    Vintage Chanel Cuir de Russie, extrait, but I'll take a newer formulation too!
    Guerlain Djedi - now, as though that's going to happen! Maybe another sample, a bit larger this time.
    Le Labo...
  76. Thread: Recent downtime

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    Re: Recent downtime

    Thank you Grant - can't imagine what a pain in the *** this was for you. Yes, get some sleep!
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    Re: Snobby SA's at Boots etc

    Hedonist, I do love your sense of humour!

    On the subject of snobby SA's, not that terribly long ago, a sister-in-law of mine went into Holt Renfew in Calgary looking for a Chanel perfume, I...
  78. Re: Kim Kardashian "Flour Bombed" at Launch of "True Reflection"!

    Hillaire, you hit the nail on the head with your post - she is stunning, and yes, she should stick with the red lipstick, it's perfect for her. Alas, she and her siblings don't have much of...
  79. Re: My opinion on l'Air du Desert Marocain has changed

    I agree with you Alicka......
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    Re: Your dream perfume...

    If you ever get this bottled, I'll take some too, it sounds wonderful.
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    Re: The Perfumed Court

    delguy, I think you'll probably get the rest of your order in separate packages, as I often do. As 30Roses mentioned, three women run the company, and often the orders are split between who has what...
  82. Re: Pick a number - VC&A

    Yes, thank you, such fun... my number is 364
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    Re: Do you like animalic perfumes on men?

    I do like them on men. Absolutely!
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    Re: Which perfumes make men melt when you walk past?

    No, none have caused a meltdown for me either - looks like a citrus/lemon may be a frontrunner though.... oh well, there's always the smell of bacon, according to Tania Sanchez, and quite a few men...
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    Re: The Perfumed Court Feedback

    I've never heard of TPC sending out a price list - it's all online anyway. I think they would be very glad to hear from you that someone has sent this to you from that gmail address.
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    Re: A fragrance that smells like......

    I'm almost tempted to try the Tom Ford after reading this post. You know, I think the smell you're referring to and wanting to replicate has been mentioned before, either here or somewhere else I've...
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    Re: My first Samples kit! Just ordered.

    Yes, it's terrific fun! and you made some great choices. Let us know what you think of them when they arrive....
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    Re: Which Cuir de Russie?

    As was said, Chanel unless mentioned otherwise. Also the easiest to obtain as the Creed is discontinued. The Chanel Cuir de Russie is wonderful, especially the extrait.
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    Re: What We Wore as teenagers?

    Hedonist, you are a young'un! :D And - you had a great selection of perfumes too...

    My mom had Nina Ricci L'air Du Temps which was awful on me, but I still wore it some of the time. Then, ...
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    Re: Would you count fragrances as your 'hobby'?

    I'd say it's a hobby, but has been mentioned here already, it's more than that as well. It's part of my life, it's a hobby, a passion and has become a form of art that I love to study and read...
  91. Re: What's your process or selecting a new perfume/cologne?

    I agree, I've often liked something after a wearing or two, only to find that - no, I don't like it enough to even think of bothering with it again, or in a couple of cases, absolutely can't stand...
  92. Re: If you had to have only ONE scent in your life..

    Too horrible to pick, but of three: Djedi, Chanel Cuir de Russie, Jicky. Djedi vintage because that's the only version available, and Jicky and Cuir de Russie vintage as well. I don't know if I...
  93. Re: offbeat/sophisticated budget fragrance for a woman (but could be unisex/masc)

    Hi! I agree with cacio on a couple - Cuir by Lancome, and the wonderful Azuree by Estee Lauder, both could be very good choices.
    I know what you mean about wanting a dry, woody, spicy, leather ,...
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    Re: Greetings All from a Lurker

    And yet another lurker here before I joined, you'll enjoy yourself here. And I agree - you have good taste!
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    Re: Hello Basenoters!

    Hi, welcome, and good to meet you. Enjoy yourself!
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    Re: Your Favorite Vintage Houses!

    Guerlain for certain, and I've seriously loved vintage Chanel Cuir de Russie for a long time, but I'm also interested in Caron, Nina Ricci, and finding out more about the vintages. So many wonderful...
  97. Re: Is there any fragrance that smells similar to Nivea cream in the blue jar/tin?

    I'm glad you brought up this post firehorse, I'm a great fan of Nivea, mostly the basic cream. I've been buying it for years and years, and even my sons use it for chapped hands. For a long time,...
  98. Re: The Latest Top 10 Female-Fragrance-Discussion Thread

    In no particular order:

    Jicky - vintage parfum
    Shalimar
    Chanel - Cuir de Russie
    Le Labo - Patchouli 24
    First - Van Cleef and Arpels ( Hillaire - you got me going on this again, it's...
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    Re: Replacement for 70's chypres

    Hillaire - the Elancyl- I used to have that, I haven't thought of that for years. I also had some of the body product, wasn't some of it for cellulite? I think so, at the time I thought I had a...
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    Re: The Mimi Gardenia Appreciation Thread

    Hello Mimi, I've read so many of your posts, you are a legend in your own time! So very glad you are back, and look forward to meeting you!
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