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  1. Thread: Moxalone

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    Re: Moxalone

    Thanks for the guess Skelly :smiley:

    Anyone else?
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    Re: A sad day at Pell Wall

    So sorry to hear about your loss Chris - Jet was a beautiful shelty (I had a look at your remembrance post) and seems to have been a great and much loved companion.

    Congratulations on the new...
  3. Re: most natural smelling perfumes and most synthetic smelling ones

    Thank you to Iivanita for starting this thread and to everyone who has posted for contributing!

    I haven't smelled any vintage perfumes so can't really compare, but I too find that it is difficult...
  4. Thread: Moxalone

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    Pkiler: Not buying it, but am potentially...

    Pkiler: Not buying it, but am potentially interested in it - if it is biodegradable.

    Sorry, but I still wonder the same thing...maybe it is possible to deduce from the text Skelly kindly posted...
  5. Thread: Moxalone

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    Moxalone

    I wonder if anyone here knows whether Moxalone is biodegradable or not.
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    Re: Any idea what she was wearing?

    I too am guessing either Pink Sugar or Fantasy.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    A glorious day today - feels like spring almost! Vanille Galante today.
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    Re: Do you prefer a dirty musk or white musk?

    My SO does not like musk either (regardless of whether it is a dirty or clean musk). He doesn't wear perfume but enjoys me doing so, and since I love his natural scent we are both happy :smiley:
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    I use tapatalk to access BN and the increase in...

    I use tapatalk to access BN and the increase in spam is very noticeable when I go to "latest posts" (which is what I usually do), and very annoying.
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    The samples have arrived - I am very excited to...

    The samples have arrived - I am very excited to try them!
  11. Thread: Aftelier

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    Thanks for the tip!

    Thanks for the tip!
  12. Thread: Aftelier

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    Thank you everyone! I think I will add Tango to...

    Thank you everyone! I think I will add Tango to the list now :-) Oud Laban sounds interesting but considering I don't normally go for oud heavy fragrances I will probably pass on this one for now....
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    In Carnal Flower today. All the best to everyone!

    In Carnal Flower today. All the best to everyone!
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    If you are going to clip or file your nails and...

    If you are going to clip or file your nails and comb your hair, do so at home or if you find you have to do it in subway or at a restaurant, be considerate and move away from others. Not pleasant to...
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    +1.

    +1.
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    I agree and disagree. Proper fit is important but...

    I agree and disagree. Proper fit is important but what is seen as proper fit depends.

    Looking at the photos you posted I would say 1 and 3 are fine if you like that style (I personally don't). Nr...
  17. Thread: Undershirt?

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    IMO an undershirt should most definitely not...

    IMO an undershirt should most definitely not show, unless one is going for not very dressy look (in which case a shirt may not be the best thing to go for in the first place). Wearing it if it...
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    Agree with Mumsy: Picking your teeth without a...

    Agree with Mumsy: Picking your teeth without a napkin in front of the face is disgusting, regardless of who does it. Even with a napkin it should be done discreetly and quickly. Some people seem to...
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    Agree. But I really like the look of jeans+ tee...

    Agree. But I really like the look of jeans+ tee or shirt and jacket, though it has to be the done well...not just any old jacket or jeans (I'm not referring to it being the right brand or anything...
  20. Thread: Chie Mihara

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    Chie Mihara

    Anyone else here who likes Chie Mihara shoes?
  21. Thread: Aftelier

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    Aftelier

    I'm thinking about ordering samples from Aftelier and would love some advise from those of you who have tried Mandy's perfumes. Reading reviews it is a bit hard to form an idea of what her scents are...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 18th February

    In Coromandel today - thanks to a kind and generous G. who provided me with a sample. Liking this more and more though it's not the type of scent I normally tend to go for. Perfect for this grey,...
  23. Thread: A new Friend

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    Re: A new Friend

    Hello and welcome Amin!
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    Re: Most feminine frag??

    MDCI Rose de Siwa: a pink dewy rose that in my mind is very feminine and although on the young side still definitely not a girly scent and could be worn by women any age (I'm don't really care about...
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    Wear heels if they can't walk in them. This...

    Wear heels if they can't walk in them. This includes stomping forth on heels as if wearing heavy winter boots on uneven terrain.
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    I too see nothing wrong per se with hair...

    I too see nothing wrong per se with hair protruding from a shirt - what I don't like is shirts unbuttoned beyond two (or maybe three depending on the shirt and the season) buttons, and this is...
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday February 16, 2013

    Carnal Flower for me today - I never tire of this gorgeous perfume.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 15 February 2013

    You smell great Teardrop! :smiley:

    SOTD/SOTE is Gardénia Pétale. I find myself wearing this quite a bit - it is such a lovely gardenia.
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    Re: SOTD Monday, February 11, 2013

    Joining Cello in wearing Cuir de Lancome this evening.
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    Re: When exactly do you "own" a fragrance?

    Good points.

    It's not a big deal to me. Why would it matter greatly?? Like many here have said, there is no magic number of ml or cut-off point where it would be clear that you could say you "own"...
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    Wearing V&A Gardénia Pétale today (spray sample).

    Wearing V&A Gardénia Pétale today (spray sample).
  32. I agree that the general perception of a...

    I agree that the general perception of a fragrance will solidify as you wear it. But at the same time once you are very familiar with a fragrance you are also in a better position to notice small...
  33. Hmm, I think I will hold off on this one then. I...

    Hmm, I think I will hold off on this one then. I love the smell of actual cedar wood but not what passes for it in perfume.
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    I decided to order directly from Ajne. Can't wait...

    I decided to order directly from Ajne. Can't wait for the samples to arrive!
  35. I am not familiar with Euro Perfumes but you...

    I am not familiar with Euro Perfumes but you could perhaps contact one of the brands (Amouage, for example) they sell and ask if the vendor is legit.

    Looking at the site I don't see them selling...
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    Happy birthday 30 Roses! SOTD/SOTE is Carnal...

    Happy birthday 30 Roses!
    SOTD/SOTE is Carnal Flower today.
  37. Another yes here - sometimes quite differently,...

    Another yes here - sometimes quite differently, sometimes it is a subtle change which you notice only because you are very familiar with a perfume. This is one of the interesting aspects of wearing a...
  38. Re: How do people who wear many different fragrances....

    I think people may have different tolerance levels for perfume residue on clothes - and some may not actually smell a faint residue whereas others would say is definitely there. I find that scents to...
  39. Grant: Thanks for the update and for the great...

    Grant: Thanks for the update and for the great work!
  40. Re: Guerlain wind up affairs in Stockholm, Feb. 2013

    SusyQ: Thanks for the info about Sephora! Do they carry any other interesting perfumes not available at NK?
  41. Re: Has anyone had a Bond sample not smell like the juice in the full bottle?

    I've noticed this with decanted samples (not talking about Bond in particular - just a general observation).
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday February 5th

    Lovely Rose de Siwa today (spray sample).
  43. Re: Do you feel guilty after testing and not buying in shops?

    I am not a collector, I am extremely picky when it comes to perfumes and I pretty much have a signature scent, so I am not someone who will buy bottle after bottle in any place, be it online or in...
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    Poll: Re: How Many Pairs of Shoes or Boots Do You Own?

    Did a mental count and came up to 35 but I've probably missed a few. I wear around 15-20 of those on a more regular basis (depending on the season).
  45. Re: CB I Hate Perfume 7 Million Hearts, price worthy or not...

    7 Billion Hearts is on my list of perfumes I want to try and I am considering ordering a sample. Am a bit worried about the description of it being a cedar/vanilla as I am not overly fond of...
  46. Re: CB I Hate Perfume 7 Million Hearts, price worthy or not...

    7 Billion Hearts is on my list of perfumes I want to try and I am considering ordering a sample. Am a bit worried about the description of it being a cedar/vanilla as I am not overly fond of...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - January 2013

    Teardrop: Glad I saw this thread and what you wrote about Memoirs of a Trespasser (I am looking for a vanilla and you made this sound very interesting) and Tiptoeing Through Chambers of the Moon (I...
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    Re: Suspending Sniff 'n' Speak Saturdays

    I have somehow managed to miss the SnS thread :confused: - have gone back and read some now. Would have liked to participate, and will do so if there is another thread of this kind in the future.
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    Re: SotD: Monday 28th January 2013

    Hi everyone!

    Starting the week with Van Cleef and Arpels Gardénia Pétale.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Yesterday I bought Dior Nail Glow from the spring collection.

    Love natural look of the sheer pink and the fact that you can vary the shade/transparency depending on how many coats you use!
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    I agree agree with Lilybelle. Love the look in...

    I agree agree with Lilybelle. Love the look in photo no 3! With a leopard print I would probably go for black tights.
  52. Thread: Byredo

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    Re: Byredo

    Not a Byredo fan (so far anyway), but you should try them if you are interested. I think you might enjoy Bal d'Afriques, Gypsy Water and Chembur. Good luck sniffing (and make sure to ask for samples)!
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    Re: SotD: Saturday 26th Jan., 2013

    Good morning! I'm in Carnal Flower today.
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    Are there any perfumes which make use of...

    Are there any perfumes which make use of l-Muscone and where it is possible to experience the scent of this particular musk?
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    How strange...I had problems posting and then my...

    How strange...I had problems posting and then my message showed up later on. Looks a bit funny since I am referring to awaiting G's report - and he had already posted about it.

    Anyway, thanks for...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 25 January 2013

    Sampling By Kilian Love today. Very sweet (high quality orange blossom marshmallows...), so will see how I do with it.

    Also eagerly awaiting G's report - preferably with photos :-)

    Wish you all...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 24th Jan 2013

    That sounds wonderful G - have a great evening!

    Another beautiful but terribly cold day here - I'm wearing L'eau d'Hiver for comfort.
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    Delicious Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme today...

    Delicious Atelier Cologne Rose Anonyme today (from a sample).
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    Re: SOTD Saturay 19th January 2013

    Welcome back G! Coldest day so far with -18 C and though a bit too cold for my taste it is a glorious day - sunny, clear sky and everything covered in snow. Wearing Cuir Ottoman.
  60. Cuir Beluga and Le Labo Vanille - ordering samples - question

    I would like to try both Guerlain Cuir Beluga and Le Labo Vanille 44 and I wonder if there are any European sites that offer samples of these. It seems there are only US sites that do (Surrender to...
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    Ajne: oil roll-on or parfum extrait vial

    I have decided to sample at least one Ajne perfume - Fleur Blanche - and will either order directly from Ajne (sample set of 3 - will prob order Fleur Blanche, Bloom de Nuit and deLavande) or via...
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    Re: new malle fragrance this Spring?

    I am also eagerly awaiting the release!
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    Re: Question re Creed Sublime Vanille

    Mikeperez23: Thank you for chiming in! I have noticed that there seems to be some difficulties with the term "powdery". Of course this is in part due to differences in perception/tolerance levels for...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16 January 2013

    Diptique Eau Duelle (from a sample).
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    By Kilian Sweet Redemption today.

    By Kilian Sweet Redemption today.
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    Thank you so much for the helpful reply - much...

    Thank you so much for the helpful reply - much appreciated!
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    Question re Creed Sublime Vanille

    I wonder if Creed Sublime Vanille is powdery? If so, how would you describe the powdery note?
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    Re: SOTD: 12th January 2012

    30 Roses: Hope you feel better soon!

    SOTD/SOTE is Carnal Flower.
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    What an amazing sample pass PerfumedLady! Had all...

    What an amazing sample pass PerfumedLady! Had all slots not been filled I would have loved to take part. Now I will instead look forward to following the thread :-)
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    Re: What Are Your Perfume Plans For 2013?

    I plan to continue sampling perfumes and am particularly keen to sample around certain notes: vanilla (lots to try!); angelica; hawthorne (not many to try so easier to do); lavender (Kiki made me...
  71. Re: sophisticated high quality floral fruity scent

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani - not quite my thing (so far anyway), but it gets lots of love and fits the bill of being a high quality niche fruity floral.

    +1 on Hermessence Osmanthe Yunnan - fruity...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11th January 2013

    Congratulations Foustie!

    I am wearing Hermes Osmanthe Yunnan (from a sample) today - sunshine in a bottle ...much needed today when it is cold and grey.
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    Wearing Hermes Iris Ukiyoe (from a sample). I am...

    Wearing Hermes Iris Ukiyoe (from a sample). I am rather smitten with it and should the enchantment last I may consider a purchase, along with Vanille Galante, Osmanthe Yunnan and Brin de Reglisse.
    ...
  74. Re: Name A Few Fragrances You Really Thought You Were Going to Like ,Didn't and Why?

    By Kilian Beyond Love - Can't stand the combination of tuberose and peach. The peach note - which is dangerously close to canned peach rather than fresh dewy peach - is quite strong in the opening,...
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    It snowed last night and now it is all melting...

    It snowed last night and now it is all melting away again. Joining Foustie in wearing Vero Kern: Kiki in extrait for me (from a sample). Falling in love, unexpectedly - and thinking I must try the...
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    Hi all and god fortsättning (means good...

    Hi all and god fortsättning (means good continuation, and refers to the new year when said after 1/1) as we say in Sweden!
    Wearing Cuir de Lancome from a sample generously provided by Foustie.
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    Happy Christmas/Happy Holidays everyone! Chose...

    Happy Christmas/Happy Holidays everyone! Chose Houbigant Orangers en Fleurs today.
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    I am curious to know whether you get any fruity...

    I am curious to know whether you get any fruity notes? I ask because I first registered "fruity", then interpreted this as "apples"... This note doesn't in any way overshadow the florals (its almost...
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    I certainly get green apples, but maybe I am the...

    I certainly get green apples, but maybe I am the only one?
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    Hi everyone! Wearing Lys Mediterranee today. ...

    Hi everyone! Wearing Lys Mediterranee today.
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/17/y8yge7an.jpg
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    Great to hear you have visited Stockholm and...

    Great to hear you have visited Stockholm and Rosendahl! And though it is a nice place during winter too, it sounds like you came at the best time to visit the gardens - summer.
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    Oh, that sounds wonderful! I can certainly...

    Oh, that sounds wonderful! I can certainly understand you miss it a great deal.
    I should add that the greenhouses aren't mine - I took the photos during my outing to Djurgĺrden, more precisely at...
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    I have tried it once and don't think I will be...

    I have tried it once and don't think I will be able to bring myself try it again. I get quite a bit of apple along with the (IMH) rather bland flower bouquet, and the combination disagrees with me. I...
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    Lovely winter day. SOTD L'Eau d'Hiver. ...

    Lovely winter day. SOTD L'Eau d'Hiver.
    http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/12/17/bebeqa8u.jpg
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  85. Thread: SAMA Perfumes

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    Would love to hear your thoughts on the samples....

    Would love to hear your thoughts on the samples. I have sniffed three of the Sama scents (I sprayed on test strips) and all three had a very unpleasant opening - a strange rancid smell with something...
  86. Re: Does sweat help or reduce a perfume power (smell)?

    This is my experience too.

    - - - Updated - - -



    I do this quite often when wearing Carnal Flower (which I also wear very, very often...lol): towards the end of the day I breathe on my wrist...
  87. Re: Mini Pass: The Three Tuberoses of Histoires de Parfums (USA)

    I have been thinking about sampling these three Histories de Parfums for a while now, but this thread - especially Perfumedlady's post above - has pushed me over the edge: my next sample order from...
  88. Oh, that's nice to know! I wish they were...

    Oh, that's nice to know! I wish they were available here in Sweden too though :)
  89. Not for me - way too syrupy sweet and like...

    Not for me - way too syrupy sweet and like AnthonyDG I too find it has a synthetic note that bothers me after a while.
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    +1.

    +1.
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    Thanks for all the suggestions that keep coming -...

    Thanks for all the suggestions that keep coming - I am hoping to find at least one leather scent to love and want a full bottle of. I am particularly looking forward to trying CdL which Foustie is so...
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    Thanks Primrose (and Foustie)! Had a look...

    Thanks Primrose (and Foustie)! Had a look (www.overstock.com) but couldn't find Cuir de Lancome.... In fact, under the category Perfumes and Fragrances there were very few items. Am I looking in the...
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    Perfume sabbath today. ...But might do some test...

    Perfume sabbath today.
    ...But might do some test sniffing of Armani Prive Cuir Amethyste :-)
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    Thank you for the very generous offer Foustie! I...

    Thank you for the very generous offer Foustie! I agree that I should probably buy it sooner rather than later if I like it, as it does seem to be getting more expensive and some sites no longer carry...
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    Thanks Southergardens! I don't know how I feel...

    Thanks Southergardens! I don't know how I feel about a woodsy dry down, but this one does seem to get some love so might brave the woodiness :)
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    Re: Feminine, soft leather/suede scent

    Cindyrella:
    Thank you for the recs! It does sound like Daim Blond will not work for me, so perhaps won't go out of my way to sample it but would definitely like to try it at some point.

    With...
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    Kalli and ExtremeK: Thanks for the replies re...

    Kalli and ExtremeK: Thanks for the replies re sweetness levels of Daim Blond and Boxeuse. I did find Bottega Veneta a bit too sweet so maybe these two are not my best bets.

    Primrose: thanks for...
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    Double post, sorry

    Double post, sorry
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    Re: Feminine, soft leather/suede scent

    A big thank you to everyone who has replied!
    All suggestions sound interesting, but some will be difficult to sample as they are not available here in Sweden nor in European webshops (I have...
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    Hi everyone! Wearing what I wear most days...my...

    Hi everyone!
    Wearing what I wear most days...my great love Carnal Flower. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/15/myhypuje.jpg
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