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    Re: Best Saffron Scent

    I am wearing Decadence by Marc Jacobs, the one that looks like a purse. The saffron is rather prominent to someone like me with no prior experience with saffron scents. I like it because it gives it...
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    Re: Fragrances in novelty bottles

    Did Gaultier intend to copy the Sciaparelli bottles?
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    Re: Fragrances in novelty bottles

    Oh yes I have the woman's torso sans head. It is John Paul Gaultier.
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    Fragrances in novelty bottles

    Could be mens or ladies. Avon made a lot of novelty ones like the mens that was shaped like a razor.

    I am collecting unusual ones. Here's what I have:

    Novae Plus Purple Bird, now discontinued ...
  5. Re: It's National Fragrance Day! What are you wearing?

    Decadence Marc Jacobs
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    Re: What Did Your Grandmother Wear?

    My grandma Anna wore Tabu and when I was 10 she used to buy me a tiny bottle and some dusting powder as a gift. She was sweet! She also used to keep small plastic toys in the pantry she'd give us...
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    Re: Perfume Directory Inclusion Request

    Please add a new Cacharel for women launched in 2018, it is called Yes I Am. It is shaped like a lipstick tube and is getting noticed by bloggers. I ordered it and l'd like to review it.
  8. Re: Help Me Identifyi The Perfumes In The Photo-Part II

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    Here's the final shot.
  9. Help Me Identifyi The Perfumes In The Photo-Part II

    This was a sexy 1979 commercial for the modern, liberated woman who drives a fast sportscar, never sits at home by the phone, is having too much fun to get married, and wears YSL Rive Gauche. She...
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    Re: Hermes Kelly Caleche: Masculine?

    I know this thread is old. But I'm suddenly interested in floral leather fragrances now. I just bought an inexpensive release of Geminesse, the new reformulated one and I'm hooked. Before I spend...
  11. [USA] Re: Looking for a new home for my perfumes---reciprocal swap not necessary

    I'm looking for a small sample of Kelly Caleche to try before I buy. It's 162 USD and I can't afford to buy something I don't like. In exchange I can send a small sample of something from my...
  12. Re: Marilyn Monroe's perfume in Don't Bother To Knock

    I love that smell of Coty Airspun!
  13. Marilyn Monroe's perfume in Don't Bother To Knock

    (1952) Marilyn plays a mentally disturbed young woman who baby sits a rich girl in a hotel. She tries on the rich mother's negligee, lipstick, jewelry and perfume so she can seduce a man across the...
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    Lol
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    Update: I found this anti-fragrance Scientology post on the blog of reporter Tony Ortega, a journalist who has been exposing the atrocities of Scientology for decades (and is a guest on AE's...
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    Help me identify the perfumes in the photo

    This is from a photo shoot by the late Chris Von Wangenheim, who died in 1981. The photo would have been taken before that.

    I see vintage bottles of: Hermes Caleche, Houbigant Chantilly, Lanvin...
  17. Re: The Commuter movie: "Your 98 cent perfume offends me"

    @Diamondflame, I love this! I might have to use it one day.
  18. The Commuter movie: "Your 99 cent perfume offends me"

    Last weekend, I saw The Commuter starring Liam Neeson. Great murder mystery. On the train, there was a narcissistic stock broker who had a habit of talking aggressively and loud on his cell phone. A...
  19. Re: Is There a Fragrance That Epitomises 70's Disco ?

    This seems to be a man's thread, but from a woman's point of view, I have to say Halston for women 1975. I wore it on the dance floor from 1977-1986 at least. Several reviewers on Fragrantica say...
  20. Re: For those born between 1960 - 1965: Favorite scent during the 1980's?

    1959, suburb of Chicago, IL. My signature scent in 1989 was Giorgio Red for women and it still is.
  21. Re: Music and perfume queastion!How would you scent the "Girl from Ipanema"? ++

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    Left: Helo Pinheiro today. Right: Helo Pinheiro in 1962.

    From an interview with the real girl from Ipanema, Helo Pinheiro, who is now 71 today:

    "In the early 1960s, a 17-year-old girl...
  22. Re: Summer Fragrances for People Who Hate Summer & Also Summer Fragrances

    Great suggestions in this article. l second Dune and Dark Horse! I had both and used them up very quickly. And speaking of violettes---I really miss L'Artisan Verte Violette.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thanks, Hednic! I got the idea to buy a curio in 2004 because I had outgrown my mirror trays. I had always admired the lighted perfume cabinets in the 1987 movie, "Someone To Watch Over Me." Mimi...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

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    Okay, I figured out how to put the picture in! What's in that cabinet runs the gamut from drugstore stuff, oldies but goodies. limited editions and discontinued HTF such as original Venezia...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    My avatar is a picture of my entire fragrance wardrobe inside my curio cabinet. My wardrobe is posted here and it has 130 regular size bottles. I can't figure out how to insert a picture into the...
  26. Re: NEW: Victoria's Secret - Eau So Party For Women!

    Is this a new and original scent, or is it a flanker of a previous one. Because lately, VS surpasses all other labels with the frequency of their flankers! They have had many Bombshell flankers. I...
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    Re: Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    It's ironic that Hubbard feared death from coal-tar and rose perfume, because he persisted in chain smoking Kool cigarettes right up until his death in 1986. The risks of smoking were well known to...
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    Fragrance Phobia & L Ron Hubbard

    I have been watching some programs on L Ron Hubbard that have been on TV in the past year. It piqued my interest, so I looked at some blogs from ex-Scientologists.

    A couple of ex-Scientologist...
  29. Re: Music and perfume queastion!How would you scent the "Girl from Ipanema"? ++

    Some of these suggestions are too modern. Heloisa Peinhero was a young woman strolling the beaches in the early 1960s when the composer saw her and wrote the song. I can imagine her wearing Fidji by...
  30. Re: Stash : New unisex scent from Sarah Jessica Parker

    The bottle looks like Johnnie Walker black label scotch, and the sac looks reminds me of the Crown Royal Whiskey bag or a moneybag.
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    Re: Crazy thing...........Stash by SJP

    I use the term "poor man's version" not in a derogatory sense, but in comparison to other high end fragrances with similar themes that I buy infrequently because they are a stretch for my budget....
  32. Re: Stash : New unisex scent from Sarah Jessica Parker

    I used to have a bottle of Tom Ford's Black Orchid and used it up. I just received a bottle of Stash for Christmas, and I have to say this reminds me of Black Orchid in terms of unisex presentation,...
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    Re: Crazy thing...........Stash by SJP

    I just bought a bottle from Ulta. In my humble opinion, I think it is a poor man's version of Tom Ford's Black Orchid, or an inspiration of it. I used to own Black Orchid and I found it is a lot...
  34. [USA] Looking for a new home for my perfumes---reciprocal swap not necessary

    Honestly, I have too many that I just never use. I will ship wherever, and I don't need money or anything in return. If you want to send me samples, that's okay, but you don't have to. Please email...
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    Re: Parlux to launch Rihanna’s Reb’l Fleur

    I agree! I have been wearing Privilege since the 1980s. It's very sophisticated and hard to find these days. I wish I had the status to start a review here.
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    Re: Welcome Perfume of Life members

    Thank you for the welcome! I will try to be more active here. I was lauermar at POL too.
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    Re: home fragrances and birds

    I have 4 little guys, burn BBW simmering oil without any problems. I simply keep it a distance from where the birds are and they're fine. They have had good health for years.
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    Re: Overlooked Houses containing a Hidden Gem

    House: Novae Plus
    Fragrance: Bird--comes in different scents in glass bird bottles (red, green, purple, blue)
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  39. Re: New Fragrance: RMS Titanic - Legacy 1912 Titanic

    I just received my bottle and liked it. I reviewed it today.
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    Re: Laura Mercier Minuit Enchanté

    Can someone add this review to our general directory, so I can add it to my online fragrance wardrobe? Thanks.
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    Re: New L. Biagiotti Similar to Venezia??

    I have Venezia and Donna. Neither are remotely the same.
  42. My daughter and I helped to pick out the name,...

    My daughter and I helped to pick out the name, bottle design and components of SJP NYC. Members of SarahJessicaParkerbeauty.com got emails 2 years ago inviting us to submit ideas for a new concept...
  43. Re: It's Official: Chicago L'Artisan to host us May 26!!!

    Hello everyone. I'm Megan I was at the May 26th event in Chicago, I was the girl in the knee-highs the youngest girl there. Well I made an account on here but my mom sent a form in the mail so i can...
  44. Re: Seven deadly fashion sins that should never have been brought back

    I couldn't disagree more with this thread. There are no absolute rules in fashion, and just because one doesn't like a particular style on others, or cannot wear it personally, doesn't make it...
  45. Re: It's Official: Chicago L'Artisan to host us May 26!!!

    I can't wait for the event. Megan and I have no preference, we will visit whatever stores in the order we are assigned. We will be driving in to the event and parking in the garage near there. Give...
  46. Re: It's Official: Chicago L'Artisan to host us May 26!!!

    Please count lauermar and 11 y.o. daughter for lunch at the Italian restaurant. We love Italian!!!
  47. Re: What fragrance to wear during the birthing process?

    I didn't wear any fragrance because I had been in labor for 2 days. By that time, you just want it over with. I wasn't nauseous at all, just very very tired.

    In my postpartum days, the only...
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    Re: Hi! I'm new here!

    Quarry, I live not far from Prairie Crossing. I live on the lake around the corner, Gages Lake.

    Prairie Crossing has an annual autumn 5K run that my daughter and I like to do. Nice community they...
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    Re: More about Youth Dew Amber Nude.

    I've been prejudiced about fragrance permutations before. I've always stuck to original Poison, Opium, etc. But I take it all back after trying YDAN. I never bought original YD, it always seemed a...
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    Hi! I'm new here!

    I just wanted everyone to know that I just joined here, based on many positive reviews of Basenotes by the Perfume of Life members.

    I'm not new to fragrance collecting. I started using perfume as...
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    Hi! I'm new here!

    I just wanted everyone to know that I just joined here, based on many positive reviews of Basenotes by the Perfume of Life members.

    I'm not new to fragrance collecting. I started using perfume as...
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    Re: Escape is being phased out!

    Count me in as another disappointed Escape customer. Escape was so new and exciting, one of the first aquatic fragrances. I adored the horse-and-woman on the beach TV ad! Every time I watch the video...
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