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    Re: SOTD Saturday 29th August 2015

    Bless you for that wonderful greeting, Roberto!
    What a true gentleman you are.
    I am ramping up the rather meek Eau de Rose by Dyptique
    with some Rive Gauche - wonderful combination.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I plan to wear Seville a l'Aube tomorrow.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23rd August 2015

    Yes Teardrop, it's the lull after the storm this morning -
    clouds and occasional glimpses of sunshine.

    My SOTD is Youth Dew Amber Nude. Wafts of cola ...
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    Re: Need Recommendation for New Fragrance

    Welcome to Basenotes thelini! You have definitely come to the right place for
    perfume suggestions.

    My first thought was Escale a Portofino by Dior but it doesn't have amazing longevity. It is a...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 20th August 2015

    I have been wearing Rive Gauche during the day but am switching
    to Douceur de Vanille for this evening. Both sons are off to a music
    festival even though the weather is very iffy for camping!
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    Re: Recommendations for a complicated(?) girl

    Hi there!
    My suggestions are:-
    Dior Poison
    Annick Goutal Les Orientalistes - Encens Flamboyant or the other Encens one she does.
    Habanita (Molinard)
    Chanel Cuir de Russie.
    Happy hunting. Let us...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 19th August 2015

    It's threatening to rain here too, Teardrop. I am wearing Douceur de la Vanille
    by Les Nereides - a soft, cuddly scent for a day catching up with the chores following
    a visit from two old college...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17th August 2015

    The sun is out and I have two friends from teacher-training days
    coming to stay for a few nights. Meeting them at the station at 2.30 wearing
    Rive Gauche. Hoping to have a fun time catching up on...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 14th August 2015

    Oh no! The dreaded "celebrity" scent on Synchronised Fridays.
    I don't own one as such but have Jimmy Choo, if that counts.
    Actually. it isn't a bad choice for today. Pears, rose and ginger anyone?...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 14th August 2015

    Oh no! The dreaded "celebrity" scent on Synchronised Fridays.
    I don't own one as such but have Jimmi Choo, if that counts.
    Actually. it isn't a bad choice for today.

    It's raining, it's pouring...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 13th August 2015

    Happy Birthday ComDiva and for yesterday, Ken.

    It's my 32nd wedding Anniversary today and I wasn't really awake,
    when I commented to my youngest son : "do you realise your Dad and I have
    been...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th August 2015

    I agree with you, N.Cal and dislike wasps and mosquitoes alike.
    We don't get mosquitoes here but I have encountered them on holidays
    abroad and found those in Tuscany to be the worst!

    I am...
  13. Re: Early Jump: Fall/Winter Gift Advice... Please?

    For Mum - Visa by Robert Piguet.
    For elder sis - Hypnotic Poison (Dior.)
    For younger sis - Ambre Narguile (Hermes.)
  14. Re: Early Jump: Fall/Winter Gift Advice... Please?

    For Mum - Visa by Robert Piguet.
    For elder sis - Hypnotic Poison.
    For younger sis - Ambre Narguile.
  15. Re: Fragrance for my adventurous cousin's birthday?

    If she's going to Paris then it ought to be a French scent - non?
    Does she likes patchouli ?If so, I would suggest either Mauboussin or Le Baiser de Dragon.
    Both of these perfumes are heady and...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 9th August 2015

    Hi all! Feeling in the mood for some Eau de Rochas this morning.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 7th August 2015

    Good morning! I am wearing Roma and we have "sunshine." It does appear now and then
    over here....
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 4th August 2015

    Good morning. Seeing as I got complimented on this by a complete stranger
    in the chemist's yesterday, I am wearing Rive Gauche again.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 3rd August 2015

    Good morning all!
    My SOTD is Nohiba by E. Coudray.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th July 2015

    Good evening! I am a bit late to the party today - been very busy.
    My SOTD is Clarins Eau Ressourcante.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th July 2015

    Enjoy your travels, Henic! Turkey is a fab place to visit.
    Wearing Seville a l'Aube by L'Artisan Parfumeur (Duchaufour.)
    I find this very long lasting and rather beautiful. Orange blossom is
    one...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th July 2015

    Good morning. I am wearing Samsara today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th July 2015

    Eau de Rochas on this unexpectedly sunny morning.
    Meeting up with a friend for lunch then going to see
    a film this evening (The Choir.)
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    Re: Advice on citrus scents

    Hi Hollysinc and welcome to Basenotes. Nice to have you
    onboard!
    I too was going to suggest Escale a Portofino. I got through an
    entire bottle of this last year and loved it to death.
    I also...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th July 2015

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    Oh the memories this one evokes!
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    Sorry to be repetative but Eau Sauvage (especially vintage) and Dior Homme are the ones for me.
    Terre d'Hermes comes a close second.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th July 2015

    The Sanctuary Classic edt.
    Have a good day everyone.
  28. Re: Read any books you want to wear as a fragrance? Here is one...

    Death in Venice by Thomas Mann - an aquatic scent with labdanum and cistus maybe.
    The film is very beautifully shot and is visually striking. Dune, perhaps?
    I have just been reading The Sunrise by...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd July 2015

    Another day in Rive Gauche. Where has the sunshine gone??
    It's mid-July for heaven's sake.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st July 2015

    Hello to you all!
    RIve Gauche pour moi this morning.
    This scent still gives me goosebumps, even after re-formulation.
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    Re: Woody fragrances for women under $100

    I was lucky and got it for 25.00 in a Harrod's sale!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th July 2015

    Kumquat - hat a gorgeous bouquet!
    I am layering Donna Karan Gold with her Wenge scent.
    Wooden lilies ...
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    Re: Woody fragrances for women under $100

    Bois Blond (Parfumerie Generale) or Donna Karan Wenge (discontinued but may be available
    on ebay etc.)
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th July 2015

    Recovering from a wedding yesterday (my goddaughter) - not hung-over, just tired as it was a long but
    lovely day. I think Rive Gauche will hit the spot.
  35. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Morning Leffleur!
    When I first saw your lovely photo, my first thoughts were "Rive Gauche" but then I
    looked at your wardrobe and saw you already had it.
    Have you tried Mitsouko or Kelly Caleche?...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th July 2015

    Good morning! I am synchronised in Mediterranean Fig by Pacifica.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Good morning Synchers! I am wearing Mediterranean Fig by Pacifica.
    We have a cute, little shop in Shrewsbury that sells rollerballs
    of many Pacifica scents for 12.00. I have this one and also the...
  38. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    NCAL, Shalimar is an old favourite of mine.
    I tend to prefer rich, orientals.
  39. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Hedic, you have me intrigued with Only For Her. I have never
    heard of Hayani perfumes! What is it like?

    Chanel 1 - I believe Bigarde Concentree has cumin in the notes so I would be a bit
    wary of...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th July 2015

    Hello my lovelies!
    I have just returned from a long weekend in Venice, where I
    happened upon the Museum Shop at Palazzo Mocenigo selling
    The Merchant of Venice Perfumes. I enjoyed looking round...
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    Re: Let's talk about Neil Morris

    Thanks, Teardrop. I can't actually see a link for samples on the website - could you send me
    the details of where it is please?

    October is similar to Ambre Nargile in my opinion.
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    Re: Let's talk about Neil Morris

    Oooh lucky you, Teardrop.

    I was sent a decant of Neil's October a few years ago by a
    very generous Basenoter (whom he actually created Le Parfum d'Ida for) and I thought it
    was a wonderful...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th July 2015

    It started off quite warm here and I was well into some pruning, when the
    heavens opened and there has been heavy rain ever since.
    Wearing The Sanctuary Classic edt.
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    Re: What would George Clooney wear?

    L'Homme Ideal!!
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    Re: What would George Clooney wear?

    Oops! Double post, sorry.
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    Re: Answer Every Question With A Question

    Do I look like a psychiatrist?
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    Re: The "last letter of a fragrance" game

    Eden
  49. Re: The problem with wearing perfume on a searing hot day.

    Good tips everyone, thanks. I am actually wearing AA Herba Fresca in rotation with
    Mandarine Basilic at present and I will try spraying under my clothes and on them to see
    if that helps.
    I am off...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th July 2015

    Don't worry, Zeniba - I am sure your Dad will understand (unless
    it was avoidable damage!!) I remember my sons had a house party whilst we were
    away and the homecoming was not the best experience...
  51. The problem with wearing perfume on a searing hot day.

    Here in England the weather is unusually hot for July and, whilst I am not
    complaining about the sunshine (we see pretty few days of it normally!), I am
    finding it hard to wear perfume...
  52. Re: I Really Hate........ (The, "I Really Hate" Thread)

    Oh I am so with you on that,hedonist!

    I actually hate Secretions Magnifiques on so may levels
    and I hate claustrophobic scents like White Diamonds and Red Door
    that don't seem to leave you room...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    The second line is a big clue and the main note is mentioned
    in line three. It is French but not niche.
  54. Re: Samsara Edp Guerlain just recived. For nighy or day use

    Welcome to you Ela
    Personally I would wear Samsara in the evening but you can wear it when and where you want.
    I have a small decant of vintage Samsara and treasure it.
    It is a beautiful,...
  55. Re: The Music of a Fragrance: A Fragrance Thread Game

    For aura by Solero I suggest Escada Ibiza Hippie. The music is trance-like and uninhibited with a feeling of carefree sun-filled days.

    My music is "If I Have to Go" by Tom Waits (can be found on...
  56. Re: how to make stylish and easy hairstyle for long hair?

    It rather depends on your age, but I would say a chic pony tail or
    a section of hair each side gathered at the back on a clasp maybe if
    you want to keep the length.
    Otherwise a bun or french...
  57. Thread: Leather jackets

    by kewart
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    Re: Leather jackets

    That Andrews Marc's jacket is fab!
    I'd say black, soft and bomber all the way.
  58. Thread: Beard or no?

    by kewart
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    Re: Beard or no?

    Beard - no!
    Designer stubble - yes indeed!
  59. Re: hot summer! Your favorite smoldering fragrances for the summer

    I has been unusually hot here this week and the only two scents I
    have worn have been Herba Fresca (Guerlain) and Eau de Rochas.

    Both cool me down and cut through the searing heat. I also spray...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st July 2015

    Rive Gauche. Have a good day everyone!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 30th June 2015

    Good morning everyone.
    It's looking like a very warm day here so far (well warm
    for us Brits that is!)
    I shall wear Eau de Rochas, when I eventually get dressed.
  62. Re: Craving Lily of th Valley at the moment. Any recommendations?

    I need to test the C&E Lily soon and Muguet Fleuri sounds good too.
    For the moment I am enjoying Idylle edt and Yves Rocher Comme Une Evidence A
    New Day Dawns.
  63. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Here is a photo of Jane when she was young:

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  64. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Calzim, your girlfriend has more than a hint of Jane Birkin about her,
    so I suggest L'Air de Rien.
  65. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear.

    Kumquat you look very elegant and approachable.
    I see you in Donna Karan Gold or Nohiba (E.Coudray)

    Zeniba you are very pretty. I suggest Rive Gauche or Vanille Abricot.

    EMK you have lovely...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Alien Liqueur de Parfum!
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - June 2015

    I'm burning Papier d'Armenie created by Francis Kurkdjian.
    These come in a little booklet and have to be folded into a
    concertina shape and lit so they smoke slowly releasing a wonderful...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25th June 2015

    Go for it, Jon!
    Congratuations tdem and teardrop!
    I have been wearing Idylle edt.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2015

    Idylle edt. by Guerlain (Thierry Wasser I believe.)

    I really like this bright floral scent with a hint of honey
    mingled in with the flowers - lilac . lily-of-the-valley and peony
    mainly. It...
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    Re: female members lacking

    Tee hee! Naughty boy.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th June 2015

    Hello! It's a wonderful, sunny morning here and I am just venturing out
    to visit one of my elderly ladies ( I am a volunteer befriender.)
    I have decided to wear Premier Figuier and some Factor 15.
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    Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur UK Sale Online

    Are you tempted?
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    Re: Best Fragrance Names

    My favourite name is "Evening Edged With Gold" by Ineke.
    I also love the sound of their "Chemical Bonding."
    As for French names, I favour "Ce Soir Ou Jamais," "Teint de Neige", "Carillon Pour Un...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Round 12 is it something to do with Pays Basque?
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Yes N.Cal - it is indeed Cristobal! Well done.

    Here's another :

    Chinese medicine on your breath.
    Could this be the kiss of death
    Amaretto lips?
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd June 2015

    Get well Robin-in-FL - hope the man flu soon goes!

    It's raining here this morning so any excuse to wear Mauboussin again.
    Hopefully the weather will cheer up later this week, when my eldest son...
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    Re: Best Gourmand in the business?

    Escada Magnetism
    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    Joop Homme
    "A" Men (Mugler)
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    Re: Biblically rich scents.

    I did mention Anne Pliska in my post Kumquat - love it to bits!
    I have actually had people "nuzzle" me whilst wearing it.
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    Re: Serge Lutens In TK MAXX

    Just off to have a look there myself! Thanks for the post.
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    It was created in the late 90's my friend!The house is Spanish but I don't think the perfumer was. Happy guessing.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 21st June 2015

    Welcome to Roky! Hello to all you Fathers out there and hope you are enjoying
    the longest day.

    I started off wearing Le Baiser du Dragon but it made me crave Mauboussin, which I applied on top...
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    Re: Biblically rich scents.

    Teardrop, I must try some Stoned sometime soon, I think I may just love it!
    I had forgotten Imperial Opoponax, which I do have.
    I think the Amouages are well out of my price range but we can all...
  83. Re: Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez - New Edition of Perfumes: The Guide in Progress

    I keep their first book beside my bed and refer to it all the time. I admire their witty writing style
    so much. Can't wait for the new release!
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    Biblically rich scents.

    I have come to the conclusion, after years of experimenting with samples and purchases
    of all kinds that I am, at heart, totally enamored with those wonderfully, rich orientals so magnificently...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - June 2015

    I am sampling Le Baiser du Dragon by Alberto Morillas for Cartier.
    This evocative scent was discontinued and then reissued. Mine is a
    7ml sample bottle with a dabber (no spray).

    The fiery...
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    Re: Let's get creative - a poetic game.

    Good lord! I can't believe a thread I started nearly five years ago is still going strong.
    To my great shame I had actually forgotten about this and didn't even realise it had been
    moved to a...
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    Re: Vetiver by Guerlain for a woman?

    Vetiver Pour Elle is notoriously hard to come by.
    I believe it is only sold at one airport and one railway
    station in Paris! Why for heaven's sake?
    I for one would love to try it.
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    Re: A Man's Chest: The Best Place to Apply a Perfume

    I agree that the hairs would help hold the scent longer.
    I often spray my hair with scent for that very reason.
    If your chest isn't hairy it wouldn't work the same I guess!
  89. Thread: Best Blind Buy

    by kewart
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    Re: Best Blind Buy

    Donna Karan Gold
    Le Parfum de Therese (EDP Frederic Malle)
    Ambre et Vanille (E.Coudray)
    Eau de Rochas
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    Re: Hello, I need some help

    Love the dress!
    I suggest Premier Figuier or Donna Karan Gold.
  91. Re: Noteworthy designer fragrances released in 2010-2015 (so far....)..........

    Bottega Veneta
    Womanity (Mugler)
    La Petite Robe Noire (Guerlain)
    Flora Botanica (Balenciaga)

    I am sure there are more but can't think of them just now!
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    Re: In search for:small good roller bottles

    Welcome to Basenotes sysrion.
    I see you have mentioned these particular roller balls in another thread here too today!
    What perfumes do you wear and enjoy?
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19th June 2015

    In synch with Cristobal. This one garners may compliments for me.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I am going with Cristobal - this one gets me compliments galore.
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    Re: 6 new scents from Bvlgari - La Gemme

    I too like the bottles and they would stop light pollution for sure.

    I am fond of Turquoise as a gem but not sure about a scent smelling of
    hookah pipe vapours!! (narguile)

    They do sound...
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    Re: Club de Nuit Intense Man vs. Creed Aventus

    Please consider what you are writing, silentrich, bearing in mind the rules and regulations of Basenotes!
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    Re: Looking for a Signature Scent

    Agreeing with Hedic. It's a very personal thing looking for that "holy grail!"

    For me it was quite a while before I worked out that I am most attracted to
    soft. spicy orientals. Eventually you...
  98. Re: Trying to Track Down a Scent - Just Out of the Shower/Strongly Soapy Scent

    Joop Le Bain?
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th June 2015

    An old rock chic here - I saw The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Santana (amazing!)
    and Dire Straits back in the day. I was also studying classical music at the time
    so had a varied taste in music....
  100. Re: Craving Lily of th Valley at the moment. Any recommendations?

    Thanks for all your suggestions. i will have to have a sniffathon one day
    soon.
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