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    Re: SOTD, Saturday August 30, 2014

    Limed by Madhat Scents

    http://images.cdn.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_images/137157979/max_h-1000+max_w-1000/IMG_20140411_172218_454.jpg


    Talk more later - off to get coffee!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Limed by Madhat Scents

    http://images.cdn.bigcartel.com/bigcartel/product_images/137157979/max_h-1000+max_w-1000/IMG_20140411_172218_454.jpg
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 29 August, 2014.

    BIG congratulations 30 Roses on the Closing. I'm so happy for you & your family. Give Mom a BIG BEAR HUG from me.


    Afternoon scent: Acqua Lavanda by Puig
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  4. Re: Non-powdery alternative to FlowerbyKenzo?

    Try 34 Boulevard Saint Germain by Diptyque and/or Poo Poo Pidoo by Ego Facto
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 29, 2014

    Dulce de Lavanda by King's Palace Perfumery

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/9a6bf55a-fd6d-4892-aef7-f085f58e170e_zps0e61a018.jpg

    This stuff is SUPER YUMMY! I'm...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 29 August, 2014.

    Not in sync, in one of my newest acquisitions, the delicious perfume oil:

    Dulce de Lavanda by King's Palace Perfumery
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    Re: Valentino Uomo. A new look on Dior Homme

    I have smelled this on two different guys in my office. Valentino seems to have done their homework marketing this scent.

    I must admit, the scent annoys me a bit (the amber is a little hissy)...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 28, 2014

    From my brand new bottle (hats off to R!):

    Chillum by La Via del Profumo

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/c963ff06-9d13-4aaf-9604-0b5fb085252a_zps36c2dd91.jpg

    I...
  9. Re: Being Ridiculed for Wearing Fragrances as a Man

    To the OP: Isn't it really wonderful that there is a place that exists (Basenotes) where you can actually vent about this and have a real discussion about it? I feel very grateful to be a member...
  10. Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 28 August, 2014.

    Katsumi - who knew the Perfume Lemming was so cute!
    Evangeline - I was just thinking of you yesterday, when I was posting music...I miss you so much. Your time in Paris sounds quite magical - good...
  11. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    Awesome! :evil:
  12. Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 27 August, 2014.

    Dinner was fantastic (I had the most amazing seafood vegetable soup!), and my friend is doing great, irregardles of his recent breakup. I'm so proud of him. Was still in the mood for something...
  13. Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 27 August, 2014.

    Lot's of happy, well scented, well caffeinated/sugared folks up in here today - all right!

    Katsumi - ((giggle))
    ClaireV - good luck on the 1-week-of-Lyric-Woman and Happy Last Hump Day of Work!...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    The last of my sample of:

    Papyrus de Ciane by Parfumerie Generale

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/34535.jpg

    I forgot how intensely green this one is, when you first apply it. I'm...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 26 August, 2014.

    Good job 30Roses - I am so happy that everything worked out & I look forward to helping you celebrate on Friday!


    Testing:

    Orange Blossom by Demeter
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  16. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    So the base notes smell like concrete. Interested!
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    Awesome that there will be 15 ml sizes available!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 26 August, 2014.

    I just came back from voting at the polls on my lunch hour (I was the only one there, at that time- the poolworkers were all cracking up and joking and when I opened the door they all got serious and...
  19. Re: Slumberhouse Jeke (extrait version - 2013)

    Wow, I found this smoky, for sure. Sweet yes...but a very discernible smoke accord.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Lubin Black Jade

    At Aedes, in NYC: http://www.aedes.com/Lubin_c_31.html
  21. La Villa Serena by King's Palace Perfumery

    I just bought a bottle of this, my first fragrance from the line King's Palace Perfumery.

    I really like it a lot. It's a lot of juicy citrus notes (orange, lemon, grapefruit), white flowers...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    First time wearing from my fantastic new bottle of:

    La Villa Serena by King's Palace Perfumery
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 26 August, 2014.

    Katsumi - LMAO, hilarious and sooo nice to see you back on BN. Are you wearing the 'new' Terracotta Parfum or the 'old' one?
    ClaireV - yes, I am always eating something at my desk, my co-workers...
  24. Re: I love Juniper Berries! Recommend me some some strong & lasting scents

    This!!!
  25. Re: Have anyone ever tried sandalwood essential oil from Sun Pure Botanicals?

    Wow
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    Re: SOTD Monday 25th August 2014

    jujy54 - I forgot to mention above that the garden you posted about yesterday (and today) sounds totally awesome
    shadesofbleu - glad to hear your dishwasher is back to normal now
    ineespenes - that...
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    Chillum by La Via del Profumo (profumo.it)

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/c963ff06-9d13-4aaf-9604-0b5fb085252a_zps36c2dd91.jpg

    Really glad to have this in my wardrobe...
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    Re: Hermes Bel Ami Vetiver

    Nothing similar at all.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 25th August 2014

    I just have to say that I read yesterday & today's posts on the SOTD threads and I get so much joy about reading about you all, your days & nights, your families, jobs, trials and successes. Really!...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 25, 2014

    1876 by Histoiries des Parfums

    http://www.histoiresdeparfums.com/us/img/1876_60ml.jpg

    Fantastic spicy aromatic rose. Guys, don't let the feminine marketing scare you - this is a great spicy...
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    Re: Histoires de Parfums Mata Hari 1876

    I am wearing this today, first time from a decant that was gifted to me by a BN buddy.

    I like it a lot.

    I tend to gravitate towards spicy rose scents and yet there's so many of them that at the...
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    Re: Arabie by Serge Lutens?

    The first time I smelled it I thought 'chicken soup mix!' and with subsequent wearings this savory/spicy accord soft of shifted to the background and I smelled the fruits and syrup more. Such a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, August 23, 2014

    This morning it was (first time from a sample - thanks L!):

    Lavender by Demeter

    http://www.scent.net/images/products/main/lavender-cologne.jpg

    Like 30Roses said - the lavender is HDTV...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, 23rd August 2014

    30 Roses - hugs to you & your family...I'm sure you and your daughter have lot's of mixed emotions about her move-out. You are SUCH a good Mother, I would imagine some of that must have rubbed off...
  35. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    Great map Uvalde!

    Rogalal - 11:00 am on Saturday works for me
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Akahina sometimes beeswax and/or honey can smell animalic (and also waxy)...maybe that's what you're smelling?
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    Thanks Akahina for the review.

    Is the blood orange tart and juicy? Sweet?

    What types of florals? A white floral (tuberose, gardenia, orange blossom?)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd August, 2014

    I don't have anything from the house of Arpege or Lanvin so I am out of synch in:

    Hermessence Epice Marine by Hermes

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.23533.jpg

    I have been discussing...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 22, 2014

    Hermessence Epice Marine by Hermes

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.23533.jpg
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    So members can smell 11 scents now, but can only buy three now?

    How much are these Delly?
  41. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    Thanks kswer! I like the Mission on Friday & Union Square on Saturday idea.

    I am definitely attending! I'm cool with a small or big crowd of Basenoters. :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Dzongkha by L'Artisan Parfumeur

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/o.1265.jpg

    This complements my morning scent perfectly. Christopher Street has a very similar incense note, the one that...
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    Re: Today I Bought August 2014

    So good! Enjoy
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    So the scents are in the store now Delly?
  45. Re: New Le Labo Geranium 30 For Opening Ceremony

    DId anyone ever smell/sample this?
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    Re: Dsquared Wild

    (giggle)
  47. Re: Christopher Street by Charenton Macerations

    I love it!

    The bitter orange top notes remind me of another chypre, Numero Uno by Carthusia, that almost make your mouth pucker when you spray it on and mixing with the bergamot really create the...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, August 21, 2014

    ErinK - please try Dzing! it's so outrageously fun and unique. It took me years to 'understand' it. I'm so glad I own a bottle
    ClaireV - that Tauer sounds magnificent. I love gardenia and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    First time from a sample:

    Christopher Street by Charenton Macerations

    http://www.charentonmacerations.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/BW-Christopher-Street-Bottle_960-580x373.jpg
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    For a while there, when I went with the assumption that this was a flanker that had already been released, I thought it was Polo Sport. Which was why I asked Burr, above, if "seaweed" was a note and...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 20th August 2014

    Luxury sandalwood Cologne by Taylor of Old Bond Street

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/41MTK6-QePL_SS500_.jpg

    I still struggle with this one. I want to like it, but it...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    The reveal has been posted on Luckyscent:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Nice selections today, everyone. For me it's the very last of my bottle of:

    Mysore Sandalwood by Profumo.it

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/image_zpsc87d886e.jpeg
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 20th August 2014

    Nice selections today, everyone. For me it's the very last of my bottle of:

    Mysore Sandalwood by Profumo.it

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/image_zpsc87d886e.jpeg
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  55. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    I can meet Friday & Saturday

    What is "Union Square" kswer?
  56. Re: Christopher Street by Charenton Macerations

    A sample is en route to me :thumbsup:
  57. Re: Blackbird by Matriarch and Pandora by DSH perfume

    I am wearing Blackbird today, I can see what all of the fuss is about.

    The oud note is extremely well done, I haven't been this excited about a fragrance with oud in it since the Bond No 9 Harrods...
  58. Re: SALE: Slumberhouse Vikt EdP / AbdesSalaam Chilum / CdG Synthetic SODA US ONLY

    Sent PM
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    First time, from a sample (from a BN buddy):

    Blackbird by House of Matriarch

    http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0219/4214/products/new_blackbird_bottles_1024x1024.jpg?v=1379943679

    Yep, I can...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, August 19th

    ErinK - I have a sample of that Atelier at home but I haven't worn it yet. Oh and dear hurry up and post something your post count right now is at 666. lol
    ClaireV - yes I'd heard that Homage was...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    I get the whiff of peach also Redhorse, I thought it was just me
  62. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    I vote for the small boutique & Barney's for sure (here in Miami we already have those other stores/boutiques).
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 18th August, 2014.

    Vanilla Essence Oil by Kiehl's

    http://www.polyvore.com/cgi/img-thing?.out=jpg&size=l&tid=7254656

    This is the sort of vanilla I really don't like. Too sweet, a bit too foody (more than just a...
  64. Sticky: Re: BN Meet-Up San Francisco, CA 9/19-9/21 2014

    ???
  65. Christopher Street by Charenton Macerations

    I have heard a lot of good things about this scent & I just realized we don't have a thread about it here on Basenotes.

    From what I know Ralf Schwieger is the perfumer, it's a "classical floral...
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    Re: Heeley - Vetiver Veritas

    Sounds like something I need to sample. I am still waiting for a Heeley scent to really grab me.
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    Re: SOTD, Monday 18th August, 2014.

    Sunny, hot and just beautiful here today. I'm a bit sleepy but it's slow here at the office so I can't complain. Feeling a bit sad and unnerved about the riots in Missouri & aftermath. ((sigh))
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, August 18, 2014

    Vikt by Slumberhouse

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/Vikt_zpsf1107a84.jpeg

    I was in the mood for something thick and medicinal - this does the trick!
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    Re: Dsquared Wild

    Love the art direction on this.

    I personally don't like any of the DSquared scents (although I love their clothes). Of course Menardo is a wonderful perfumer so I will definitley sample it.
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday August 17, 2014

    Hello everyone, what a lazy and chill weekend it's been for me.
    Happy Birthday Evangeline!
    jujy54 - welcome back, you were missed. Glad to hear that your vacation (even scent-wise) helped you...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Extract of Mysore Sandalwood by Crabtree & Evelyn

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x226/mikeperez23bucket/mysore-sandalwood.jpg

    A liberal application when I ventured out for lunch & a trip to...
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    Re: J. Crew + Arquiste No. 31 & No. 57

    I was a bit surprised when I realized that this is the 'first' scent for J Crew, I could have sworn they had a fragrance before.

    No. 57 sounds like the one, on paper, I'll like. I look forward...
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    J. Crew + Arquiste No. 31 & No. 57

    http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/08/15/article-2725975-208D842900000578-764_634x654.jpg

    Just read about these new J. Crew + Arquiste fragrances coming out this month, on Now Smell This:


    ...
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    So what's the deal with Slumberhouse & Alder & Co? Is the scent being sold at the Alder & Co shop (in store?) only? Because I've perused their website like 4 times and I don't see Sadanne.
  75. Re: Comme des Garçons parfums*PARFUMS Series 1: Leaves

    As an update, to my posts above, I now own Tea (Mint, Shiso and Calamus I finished a while ago) and I really have to be in the right mood to wear it. I am glad that I own it - there is really...
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    Re: SOTD, Suturday August 17, 2014

    Quarry - yes masculine Parfum's are still a new thing in the fragrance industry. I think the most 'commercial' one was when Hermes did it to Terre d'Hermes but I believe Habit Rouge L'Extrait...
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    Re: SOTD:: Saturdayy, August 16, 2014

    S02E03 by ?

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/65601.jpg

    Wearing it again. Today it rubbed me the wrong way a little less. lol
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    Re: SOTD, Suturday August 17, 2014

    S02E03 by ?

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/65601.jpg

    Wearing it again. Today it rubbed me the wrong way a little less. lol
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    Re: Le Labo Cuir 28 ~ Dubai City Exclusive

    Interesting I hadn't thought about Fumidus but yes, I see what you mean.
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    For a quick second in the top notes I get "fruit" and I would be hard pressed to say the particular type of fruit I'm smelling since it's sort of a tutti-fruitti-mish-mash sort of smell. But it...
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    Re: Le Labo Cuir 28 ~ Dubai City Exclusive

    Wore it last night for the first time. I thoroughly enjoyed it. However I'm not really drawn towards these types of scents - it's just not me. Nonetheless I love the leather, vanilla and vetiver...
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    Re: Chandler Burr's Untitled S02E03

    No I get no cocoa. Which one? The masculine one?
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    Re: Boudicca Wode

    Just noticed that this has been repackaged, in a non-blue, clear bottle - Luckyscent has it.

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/44800.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 15, 2014

    30 Roses - that's sweet of you, I'd love to try it...it reminds me of those aromatherapy lavender sprays I encounter all of the time in health food stores
    rynegne - I agree with ErinK - as far as...
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum!?!?

    I know someone in Paris now...I'm trying to get a bottle soon.
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    Re: NEW Parfum d'Empire Corsica Furiosa

    I know what you mean hedonist about it 'quieting down'. I was okay with this. But compared to the top notes, there is definitely a difference.
  87. Re: Coming in September: Hermessence Cuir d'Ange

    Just heard about this. Interested, of course.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 15, 2014

    dora - your story yesterday (and everyones comments in regards to it) kept me in stitches last night when I logged into BN. Hilarious.
    Quarry - I love your stories just as much as you love mine...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, August 15, 2014

    Granville by Christian Dior

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.18973.jpg
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    Re: NEW Parfum d'Empire Corsica Furiosa

    I wore it yesterday for the 1st time & loved it. Green, lots of galbanum, torn tree branch smells. It sounds like I'm describing something from that line Juniper Ridge, but those are brutal and...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Sample Pass Thread Redux

    Me too!!!
  92. Re: Now you can eat Estée Lauder Private Collection

    Blech
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Sådanne

    The new bottle is gorgeous!

    Look forward to sampling this one. Right now I am happy-as-ever with my bottles of Vikt and Norne.
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    Re: MiN New York, Scent Stories Vol. 1

    Oh so they won't just be available at MiN? Interesting...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, August 14 2014

    Mocha - I really enjoyed Limette 37, the animalic growl in it is what kept me interested beyond the crisp citrus notes in the top. I could totally see owning it, but it's about 6 times more...
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    Re: Colonia Leather by Acqua di Parma

    I smelled this briefly at Bllomingdales about a month ago, and I really liked it. The leather accord is identical to the one in Tom Ford's TL but it doesn't have the same harshness (or raspberry...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Thursday, August 14 2014

    Mocha - you smelled ALL of them!? LOL Gang-sniffing can be fun, but most of the time my nose can easily get fatigued.
    CapriDog - I have never heard of Desarmant, tell me about it
    Beauxbatons - I...
  98. Re: Wife is a kindergarten teacher....needs a light everyday type scent for school

    Infusion d'Iris by Prada
    Daisy by Marc Jacobs
    Happy by Clinique
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, August 14, 2014

    First time from a sample:

    Corsica Furiosa by Parfums d'Empire

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/35713.jpg
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    Re: Etat Libre d'Orange bottle design

    I like the old design also
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