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    Re: Anne Klein Blazer

    Dear Lisa, thank you so much for your kind offer. I'm sorry it took me so long to reply; I have not visited the Basenotes forums for several months (avoiding temptation!)
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    Re: Cheap Perfume Guilty Pleasures

    How about Cabaret by Gres? Smoky roses.
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Lucky Ticket? Is that the Billet Doux? I always thought it meant Love Letter... just shows how much I know!

    I've PMd you, Twolf.
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    Re: UK 1970s 'green' fragrance

    I just googled Greenwood and got a link to an Ebay guide that mentions a 70s Max Factor men's cologne called Wood Grains Greenwood. Could that be it?

    Somebody mentioned Sea Jade... I loved that...
  5. Re: Serge lutens - your 5 best ever; your 5 worst too...( grandtotal 10 fragances )

    Douce Amere and Un Bois Vanille; I love them so I will never tire of them. Also love Fumerie Turque, Daim Blond and Five O'Clock au Gingembre.

    The only two I can think of that I've tried and don't...
  6. Re: Does poor projection/sillage/longevity stop you from wearing certain fragrances?

    I like subtle yet tenacious. Reapplying every half hour drives me nuts. Comme des Garcons Rhubarb, I did love that one... but gone in 10 mins tops. Nope.
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Still trying to declutter and I've unearthed another couple of scents that just didn't work for me. If any UK Basenoters would like to try, please let me know. I've got:

    Billet Doux by Fragonard,...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Caron Bellodgia or Ava Luxe Milk; I love both these scents dearly but for some reason I hardly ever wear them other than at bedtime.
  9. Re: Have you ever felt self-conscious wearing a fragrance? (my experience)

    A couple of years ago, a colleague wandered around the office all day wrinkling her nose and complaining about a smell of "wet mop". I'm almost sure it was my Premier Figuier, and I have never worn...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 30 July, 2012

    Good afternoon all. Today I am enveloped in a soft cloud of Etro Heliotrope, and am very much enjoying it.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, 5th July 2012

    Comptoir Sud Pacifique Coco Extreme. For some reason, I thought it was going to be hot and sunny today.
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    Re: SotD, Monday2nd July 2012

    Lea St. Barth Calypso all day, and now thinking of going to bed with a touch of Ave Luxe No. 23.
  13. Re: What smells do you have an obsession with that aren't perfumes?

    The dusty smell after a heavy rainfall in the city. Germolene. Cardboard boxes. Plastic raincoats. Melting tar in summer. Wet sand. Erasers.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 10th April 2012

    First day back to work after a cold, dreary Easter break and suddenly the sun is shining, the sky is blue and happy little birds are twittering in the trees. Would you Adam and Eve it?

    I think...
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    Re: Free to a good home

    By the way, I've pmd you, yellow_cello!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Jeux de Peau is taken, folks!
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    Re: Free to a good home

    Hi there

    Would any UK Basenoter like my Jeux de Peau? This should have been right up my street, but sadly just does not suit me (sorry Serge). Nearly full 50ml bottle purchased from Escentual. Let...
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday October 11, 2011

    Happy Tuesday, everyone! Calypso Lea St Barth today.
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    Re: SotD Monday, 10 October 2011

    Lolita Lempicka Fleur de Corail on this beautiful sunny Monday.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 7 October 2011

    Good morning! Off to work in Dulcis in Fundo. Have a great Friday, everyone!
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    Re: SotD: Thursday 6th Oct., 2011

    Good morning everyone. It's Douce Amere today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 5 October 2011

    I'm wearing my newly purchased Bulgari Black today.

    Happy Wednesday everyone... and Happy Birthday knit at nite!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 4 October 2011

    I went into work scentless (therefore feeling strangely naked) this morning, because I knew there was a parcel from Cheapsmells waiting for me on my desk. It contained: Bulgari Black, Myqueen and...
  24. Re: Is there a dud from every great perfume house?

    Mahora seems to be one that everyone agrees is a dud. I've never tried it though... what's it like? a dud because it's meh, or a dud because it's weird? I wonder at some point in the future it'll be...
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    Re: SoTD: MONDAY OCTOBER 3rd, 2011

    Good morning. I've gone for Aimez-Moi today. Have a good Monday, everyone!
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 2nd Oct., 2011

    KM Peau de Peche for this glorious sunny day. I can't believe we're in October!
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 1 October 2011

    L'Occitane's Miel et Citron for me today.

    Have a great weekend, all!
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    Re: Favourite Dior Poison perfume ?

    I like Hypnotic Poison but it always smells to me like a box of chocolates after all the chocolates have been taken. Like, it smells like the actual box. But that's just the current formulation......
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 30 September 2011

    I'm in PG as well; mine is Psychotrope.

    Happy Friday, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 29 September 2011

    Dambrosia, from my rapidly diminishing sample.

    Have a great Thursday, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 28 Sept 2011

    Happy Wednesday, everyone! We have bright sunshine here in East London this morning. I'm eating peaches for breakfast while surrounded by a glorious cloud of Keiko Mecheri's Peau de Peche.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 27 September 2011

    Inspired by Redneck Perfumisto's thread, I am going to wear Theoremmmmmmmma today.

    Have a good Tuesday, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 26 September 2011

    Happy Monday, everyone! Bois Farine for me today.
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 25 September 2011

    Jolie Madame all day. Yeah!
  35. Re: Your favourite dark, mysterious, yet sexy and more on the feminine side scent(s)

    Agree with shadesofbleu about Ormonde Woman. Dark and mysterious indeed... maybe it's the spooky black hemlock?
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    Re: SOTD : Saturday, September 24, 2011

    Happy weekend, everyone! I'm wearing Ormonde Woman today.
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    Re: SotD Friday September 23

    Out of synch today because I'm in Keiko Mecheri's Peau de Peche. It does come in a beautiful and elegant bottle, but the fragrance is a bit more than OK... at least I think so!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 22 September 2011

    What a beautiful bright and sunny day! I've been tempted back into the very non-autumnal Jour de Fete.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 21 September 2011

    Is it Wednesday already? I make that a Mauboussin day.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 September 2011

    I think it will be Douce Amere today.

    Have a good Tuesday, everyone!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 19 September 2011

    Good morning! I'm in Feminite du Bois today.

    Have a good week, everyone!
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 17 September 2011

    Theorema!
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    Re: SotD Friday, 16 September 2011

    Happy birthday Kewart!

    I'm out of synch today because I couldn't stay away from the Dulcis in Fundo.
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    Re: Ginger recommendations wanted

    Wow thanks everyone. Plenty of gingery avenues to explore! And Ken, I am very willing to cross over into male fragrances.

    The Lush Ginger sound interesting. I'm usually afraid to go into their...
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    Ginger recommendations wanted

    Hi there

    Ginger I'm craving it! Not warm, sticky, baked gingerbread, but fresh, nose-tingling ginger, the fiercer the better. I have SL Five O'Clock au Gingembre and Roger & Gallet Gingembre,...
  46. Re: Recommendation for a woody, spicy winter scent?

    Perhaps Donna Karan Black Cashmere might suit you. It's woody, smoky, spicy and not at all sweet. Not too expensive either!
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    Re: Scent of the Day Thursday 15 September 2011

    Morning all! A big fat slug of Mauboussin for me today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 14 September 2011

    Evening all! My Calypso St Bath Lea sample kept me happy all day. I've just returned home and switched to the equally beautiful Dambrosia.
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    Re: Favorite cheapie & favorite costly...

    Favourite cheapies: Chantilly and Cabaret.

    Favourite costly: Dulcis in Fundo.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12 September 2011

    Good afternoon (or morning!)

    Un Bois Vanille today.
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    Re: Profumum Battito d'ali

    Noooo... nothing "exquisite" sought here! I just liked the description of Battito d'ali as I've tried and enjoyed a few Profumums recently, and I thought this one did indeed sound like a soft comfort...
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 10 September 2011

    I'm trying out my PG Louanges sample today.

    Have a great Saturday, everyone!
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    Re: Profumum Battito d'ali

    I read the Luckyscent reviews and one of them said it has "a light odor of... sperm"! That's a bit baffling given the notes listed; and in fact it has only served to make it sound more intriguing so...
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    Profumum Battito d'ali

    Has anyone tried this new fragrance from Profumum? Battito d'ali "the beating of wings". It sounds gorgeous: notes of cocoa poudre, orange blossom, myrrh, vanilla. But I see there are no reviews of...
  55. Re: If you could give one piece of advice to a new fragrance collector, what would it be?

    Don't buy a fragrance because it smells heavenly on somebody else.
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 8 September 2011

    I'm back in Dulcis in Fundo for the evening. Sweet dreams for me tonight!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 8 September 2011

    Lea St Barth for me today; another of my new and delicious Luckyscent samples.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 7 September 2011

    I received my long-awaited parcel from Luckyscent this morning, and could not resist the temptation to try out several of the samples at once. Currently rocking Dulcis in Fundo on my right wrist,...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 06 September 2011

    This morning I am wrapped in the comforting arms of Bois Farine.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 05 September 2011

    Good afternoon! I'm in Jaipur Saphir today.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th September, 2011

    I wore Reverie all day today, but I'm going to bed in Bellodgia.
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 1 September 2011

    Un Bois Vanille... and plenty of it!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 30 August 2011

    Good morning! Douce Amere for me today.
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    Re: SotD Monday, 29 August 2011

    A chilly day in London... autumn is just around the corner now, but that's OK with me because most of my favourite scents are autumn/winter scents. Today I'm bringing out my Mauboussin for its first...
  65. Re: The worst smelling fragrance you have ever tried

    Dewberry from the Body Shop was the most disgustingly sweet, sickly, stomach-turning, tooth-rotting, concoction that has ever assaulted the nostrils of humankind. Back in the 90s it was everywhere......
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    Re: Androgynous, gothic scent advice?

    Hi there Fainting

    Since you wanted something powerful and mentioned cloves, I wonder if Kretek by Ave Luxe might suit? It's a very strong clove scent named after the clove cigarettes. It isn't too...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 28 August 2011

    All day and all evening I have been enjoying a wonderful sample of Jicky gifted to me by a very kind and generous Basenoter.
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    Re: The ones Luca Turin got wrong, your opinion

    I love it because the reviews are really amusing – they make me smile a lot and sometimes laugh out loud. I couldn't care less if my beloved scents are rubbished and my most dreaded monsters praised...
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    Re: What "mens" fragrances do you wear?

    Just recently I have developed a bit of a thing for Sartorial by Penhaligon's. It smells exactly like fresh new rolls of suiting material stacked up in a tailor's shop.

    I was given a sample of...
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    Re: My Ava Luxe Jag

    I really wanted to try Film Noir and Vamp, but it looks as though they have been discontinued.

    Has anyone tried Woodhue? Pink Violet?
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    Re: SotD: Friday, 26th Aug. 2011

    As soon as I got home from work I switched to Lolita Lempicka's salty little devil Fleur de Corail.
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    Re: SotD: Friday, 26th Aug. 2011

    Magical Moon by Hanae Mori.
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    Re: Penhaigonss Scent for 18 year daughter?

    I agree about the Artemisia. Wonderful while it lasts, but it only seems to last five minutes.
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    Re: My Ava Luxe Jag

    I've not visited Serena's site now for ages, so I don't know whether any of my faves have been discontinued. I love No. 23, a wonderful serene woody floral; Milk, a sweet, creamy comforting scent...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, August 25, 2011

    Badgley Mischka today.
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    Re: SOTD Wednwsday 24 August 2011

    A couple of drops from my precious and sadly dwindling decant of Coromandel... heaven!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23 August 2011

    Alien. I brought the bottle to work in case I need to reapply, but I don't think that will be necessary. Seven hours in and it's still going strong.
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    Re: Anyone in Europe ordered from LuckyScent?

    LuckyScent did get back to me in the end, and they were helpful. There was a problem in that the value of the items I wanted was too high for a first time order – they have a $150 limit for new...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Bobbi Brown Blondie Pink, which is meant to be quite a pale shade but looks deep pink on me because I am as white as a ghost.
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 20th August, 2011

    I put on Mure et Musc this morning... oh dear! – not enjoying it! I'd always avoided this one as it just sounded all wrong for me, but then a few weeks ago I smelled it on a work colleague and it was...
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    Re: Anyone in Europe ordered from LuckyScent?

    Hmmm... I see everyone else has had nothing but good experiences with LuckyScent.

    I'd just like to clarify: I was in no way expecting to actually receive my order within 7 to 10 days! I was...
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    Anyone in Europe ordered from LuckyScent?

    This online shop seems to have generally excellent reviews, so when I was looking for some things that are hard to find in the UK I was tempted to place an order with them.

    They say that they...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19 August 2011

    Patou Colony, which always makes me feel like a much classier and more elegant person than I really am!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18 August 2011

    After reading the sad news about Jesus del Pozo in petruccijc's thread in the General Fragrance Discussion forum, I've decided that In Black is the right fragrance to wear today.
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 12 August 2011

    Trussardi Python. Why don't I wear this more often?
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    Re: HELP! i need to know this perfume

    Hi there

    My Ebay Reverie arrived at my desk this morning, so of course I had to try it right away (sorry I had to scrub you off first, No. 23).

    It's a creamy, creamy floral (iris, orchid and...
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday 11 August 2011

    No. 23 by Ava Luxe.
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    Re: HELP! i need to know this perfume

    I was so intrigued by the sound of this perfume (coconut!... although as msveronica9 says, coconut is not listed as one of its notes) that I decided to hunt it down. There was no sign of it in any of...
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 10 August 2011

    An old favourite Premier Figuere, with a bit of Premier Figuere Extreme for even more figgage.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 9 August 2011

    Not in the best of moods today because of what's happening in my beautiful London.

    I wore Burberry Brit for work today, and now I'm home I've switched to the glory that is Badgley Mischka.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 8th August 2011

    J. del Pozo In White.
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday 7 August 2011

    Good morning everyone. I'm in Aimez-Moi today.
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 6 August 2011

    Ciel Mon Jardin! by Le Prince Jardinier. I'm just in the mood for a bit of rhubarbery today!
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 5 August 2011

    Psychotrope today, from 2006.
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday 4 August 2011

    A rainy morning in London... I shall fight the gloom with my Miel et Citron by l'Occitane.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 3 August 2011

    Five O'clock Au Gingembre today.
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    Re: SOTD, Tuesday 2 August 2011

    Good morning, everyone.

    It feels like a Douce Amere kind of day today, so that's what I'll be wearing to work.
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday 31 July 2011

    Good morning! Looking forward to a sunny Sunday afternoon here in London. L de Lolita Lempicka is my SOTD.
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 30 July 2011

    Happy weekend, everyone! Un Bois Vanille for me today.
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 29 July 2011

    I scoured The Guide looking for one-star perfumes, and found that I have only three in my wardrobe: Trouble, Loukhoum and Jaipur Saphir. As it's summer I've gone for the Jaipur Saphir, therefore I...
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