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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 21st November, 2019

    Hello all I forgot to post yesterday.

    I wore Bal d'Afrique by Byredo
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Well, I am going with Gris Clair by Serge Lutens.

    Gray for the colour it has always been thought of as ashey.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Gris Clair by Serge Lutens
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    Re: How has Malle Fared, Post-Lauder?

    I have the originals of both. Not even tried Therese current version, part of me was frightened. But I was surprised with Iris Poudre as I was given a sample and to me, it was the same as the one I...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I am thinking too avant-garde for me?

    Perhaps something leather or suede-like notes that would cover texture?

    I do not think of fragrance as colours, but orientals are always thought of as red,...
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    Re: How has Malle Fared, Post-Lauder?

    When they moved into department stores which gives them a much wider audience.

    I am quite friendly with the SA at my local counter in House of Fraser, now she cannot get them to stock The...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Tom Ford Casino
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I am going to put one forward LOL

    Your Unicorn.

    Yes, the one you own that has been discontinued or reformulated to the point of it is nothing like it was.
    You own a bottle but know once it is...
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    Re: Nasomatto reformulated?

    There are a few websites that date cosmetics which perfume are classed as cosmetics.

    freshcheck is one but not all have every brand.

    Raiders of the lost is a website which dates by bottles...
  10. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    Spotted the Visa by Robert Piguet at £39.99 for 100mls, had to buy it.

    Hermes Li Monsieur one was there as well.

    You have to rummage behind the boxes to find what is there as they are 4 deep.
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    Visa Robert Piguet from TKMaxx 100mls £39.99.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    4160 Tuesdays An Excess Of Carelessness.

    The lady at the till said I smelt lovely. :)
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    Re: Mysore Sandalwood

    Bois des Illes EDT and EDP are both unisex, nothing screaming girly about it.

    Even Samsara could easily be worn by a man.

    I wear quite a few classed as male and even on here I have read some I...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th November, 2019

    Hello all

    L'Aimant by Coty
  15. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    My branch has started getting more in for Xmas

    A number of Miller Harris.

    Champs-Elysées by Guerlain EDT £24.99 the original packaging before the move to Bee bottles 50mls

    Merchant Of Venice...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Molton Brown Bizzare Brandy sample
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Vitriol d'Oeillet by Serge Lutens
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Hiris by Hermès
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have decided to also go for Hiris. I was going for something else but changed my mind. It was going to be Royal Bain By Caron.
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    Re: Need some advice..

    Okay, some months back my vacuum cleaner broke down, I could get a new one but it was going to be a few weeks until payday. On a UK Facebook group, someone was looking for a bottle of Diptyque Pal...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have a few 2 stars and even 1 star so will have think how low should I go.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 14th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    31 rue Cambon Eau de Toilette by Chane
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Diorific Khol Tourmaline
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 13th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Citizen Queen by Juliette Has a Gun
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

    Hello all

    Replica Jazz Club by Martin Margiela a sample
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th November, 2019

    Hello everyone.

    Calamity J by Juliette Has a Gun
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    Re: NEW: Malin + Goetz - Leather!

    Finally went and dug out my oil version.

    It has a hint of pitch tar with a sweet herbal note.

    The oil is soft and skin close neither masculine or feminine.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 10th November, 2019

    Hello all and Happy Birthday Dark Dreams

    Malin + Goetz Leather oil version
  29. Re: What are you Gifting / Receiving this Holiday Season?

    I never receive fragrance as gifts everyone who knows me would not dream of it.

    I get money to buy what I want and bottles of wine.

    I don't buy fragrance as gifts either, but have bought some...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Incarnata by Anatole Lebreton
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Messe de Minuit by Etro
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Oh, I can do Messe de Minute too.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 6th November, 2019

    Hello all, that family tree is awesome.

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    Hello and hoping everyone who is ill feeling better soon.

    Café Rose by Tom Ford
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 3rd November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Poudre by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 2nd November, 2019

    Hello all.

    Chamade Eau de Parfum by Guerlain
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    Everyone is welcome, the first day of the month for the rest of the will be Mitsouko Day
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    Happy Mitsouko Day 1st November.

    I am going for the edp version.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st November, 2019

    Hello all and Happy Mitsouko Day

    Mitsouko Eau de Parfum by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 31st October, 2019

    Hello all

    Kiss Me Tender by Nicolaï
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 30th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    I also sending thoughts to those in California.

    Donna Karan Signature by Donna Karan
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    Re: NEW: Malin + Goetz - Leather!

    I bought the oil version when it came out. Then recently they bought out the cologne version.

    It is not the great leather in history but actually good and easy to wear. Of course the oil stays...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Oriental / Iris Taïzo 14 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 28th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Cologne Intense Collection : Orris & Sandalwood by Jo Malone London
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Traversée du Bosphore by L'Artisan Parfumeu
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    Re: House of Caron

    Reading this thread I am now depressed!

    In recent years they messed with so many Carons and now totally killing so many off.
  47. Re: How many people do you encounter during your day that are wearing a fragrance? (best guess)

    Loads actually, walking around I get waives of all sorts of fragrance. Now usually women old-young. Just yesterday in M&S food hall a woman in her 70s going by a guess wearing an aldehyde,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I will not be doing next week's synch as it is the 1st of the month it is Mitsouko Day.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Isparta 26 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Chanel Rouge Coco 43 Caracrere.

    It is hard to read the name as it is fading off.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Parfum Sacré by Caron
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 24th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Halston by Halston
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Oh, I haven't worn Parfum Sacre for ages so that will be the one.
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    Re: Do you have a canary?

    No, but I have a cat. So far she has not shown any adverse reaction to any of my fragrances.

    I also have a group of female pensioners who are on the same bus as me. They randomly tell me my...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Black Tulip by Shay & Blue.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Tolu by Ormonde Jayne
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Crown Ess Bouquet by Crown Perfumery
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 20th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 5 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Ormonde Woman by Ormonde Jayne
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    A sample of Molton Brown Bizzare Brandy.
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    Re: L' Artisan - Mass discontinuation.

    I also received the email.

    Sorry, but my first thought was TKMaxx! That is were we in the UK bought a few years back when the changed to the smoked glass version bottles. The old bottles turned...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th October, 2019

    Hello all

    Shalimar Parfum Initial by Guerlain
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I thought SMN would be it for me but surprised to find the ones I own which are supposed to come from early 00 when created actually have a full pyramid.

    So that is me out this week.
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    Old Spice created in the 1930s

    Notes:

    Orange, Lemon, Spices, Clary sage, Anise, Aldehydes

    Heart Notes

    Cinnamon, Carnation, Geranium, Jasmine, Heliotrope, Pimento berry
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Cuir Fétiche by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier
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    Re: it's true: perfume doesn't have gender

    I have always worn what is classed as male fragrances going by to being a teenager in the 70s. I have a simple life, I like it, I buy it, I wear it.

    When reading the male section on here...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Pirates' Grand Reserve by Atkinsons
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    Re: Identify Perfume

    Yes, Oscar de la Renta Oscar.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Replica Jazz Club by Martin Margiela a sample
  70. Re: Penhaligon's Chester - a game of two halves!

    I expect the prices to be shown!

    The female sounded like the old saying 'Well if you have ask the price then you cannot afford it!'
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    I am sure I have done it over the years but the one I remember doing Ambre Sultan back in 2004. People talking about reformulations and I went into panic mode. I have been known to do it if I see a...
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    Re: House of Caron

    The thing with Caron, especially in the UK, very very limited where you could actually buy their fragrances.

    Nowhere in Ireland at all.

    I used to just phone the Paris boutique and order that...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Arabie by Serge Lutens
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Dior Diorific Lovely.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    So, for me, it is Messe de Minuit by Etro which is the original eau de cologne version.

    Midnight Mass and edc feeling pleased as it covers both the cathedral and Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Messe de Minuit by Etro I have the older eau de cologne version
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Aimant by Coty
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Gorgeous photos and very interesting ClockworkAlice.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mon Parfum Chéri, par Camille by Annick Goutal
  80. Re: Using an eye dropper for my splash bottles

    But do you sanitize the dropper after each use with boiling water or throw away and use a new one?

    If you just leave it sitting after each use then it will have dust and all sorts on it.

    Simply...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Kerbside Violet by Gorilla Perfume [Lush]
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    Re: Ambre Sultan and Chergui reformulated?

    My bottle of Chergui was bought in 2009, but it could have been from a year or two earlier? The place I bought did not have a big turn over on it. I remember when the panic hit in 2012 over...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Evening Rose by Aerin
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    Re: House of Caron

    Thank you.

    cacio and Pallas Moncreiff
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    French Lover / Bois d'Orage by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Do people still care about Bond No.9?

    Going back when they first released there was a big buzz, I sampled a few and thought nice but would not buy. I do see them turn up now in TKMaxx.

    Not sure if people remember this but it was all...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Le Parfum de Thérèse by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Dior rouge Ultra Matt Ultra Me

    - - - Updated - - -

    Dior Diorific Lovely.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have a surprising number of Malle's, the weather has changed from cold to warm today so

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    First Eau de Parfum by Van Cleef & Arpels
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    Re: House of Caron

    Older is always better for Caron, even early 00s compared to the last few years. For the edp look for the peppercorn bottle as it was called.

    Strange people saying Farnesiana is mimosa as for me...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Diorama by Christian Dior
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Really??

    I am sorry but something I forgot was a hospital appointment last Friday so I didn't wear perfume.

    I will be in for the Freddie this week.
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    Re: House of Caron

    I own this one an 8mls of the extract and the Pdt version
  96. Re: Ombre Rose L'Original EDT or EDP, which is better?

    I own the EDT never knew there was an EDP version?

    Anyway, the EDT is a real powerhouse on me and lasts for a good 8-10 hours.
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    Re: Similar to Cuir Beluga

    According to people on Fragrantica 69 of them say Vanille Reminiscence for women is similar.

    Never sniffed this one so no idea but do own Cuir Beluga.
  98. Re: question about demonsrator bottles on ebay - tom ford tuscan leather? could they be mixed?

    I was told by the manager of my local Tom Ford counter that all testers/demonstation bottles on the counter are actually regular stock. But they have to be signed out and used as testers and they...
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    Happy Mitsouko Day October.

    I did say I would wear the edp but thinking now will go for the parfum.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Hello all.

    Mitsouko Eau de Parfum by Guerlain for Mitsouko Day.

    Some of us decided since Mitsouko is 100 this year that the first day of each month we wear the Queen of Chypre
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