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    Re: Do you wear fragrance on the beach?

    I cannot agree more, Sfmedusa.

    Back to the topic, no, I never wear perfume to the beach. As I grow older I become more and more concious of how important skincare is and do not feel like trying,...
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    Re: when someone challenges your hobby

    I don't get challenged that much around my interest for fragrances, but whenever subject comes up I compare it to enjoying a glass of wine. Nobody in my country finds it odd that people have many...
  3. Re: Which Fragrance Would You Like Santa To Bring You?

    I know for a fact it's going to be Shalimar extract :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Fragrance for a baby

    Congratulations, Basteri!

    In case it might serve you as an indication, this is what my sister used to do on her 2 princesses: alcohol-free scents (Baby Touch by Burberry & Petits & Mamans by...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th August 2012

    Hi,

    I chose Éclat d'Arpège today to meet the brightness of this morning here.

    You all have a lovely Sunday!
  6. Poll: Re: FiFi UK 2012 Hall Of Fame - What Would You Have Chosen?

    I thought exactly the same! My vote went to Poison.
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    Re: If you could wear only one house forever?

    It would be Chanel, Guerlain, Dior for me, not necessarily in that order. Thanks God I don't have to choose :p
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2012

    Hi,

    I have chosen Cartier Must today.
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 4 March 2012

    Sending my best birthday wishes to Rtamara!

    It's SMN Caprifoglio for me today.
  10. Re: A forum of perfume lovers! Non conventional perfumes

    Hi, ArabianSaffron, thanks for opening this thread! I tend to like fragrances with the Arabian touch (at least to my imagination :) ), and I feel curious about real Middle-East oils. Unfortunately I...
  11. Thread: Poison

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    Re: Poison

    To me the original is THE one. I was lucky enough to come across a vintage bottle some months ago and I'm still over the moon :rolleyesold:

    Of the flankers I only own a small bottle of Pure Poison...
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    Re: Smoky, dark fragrances.

    Ratfink, so glad you opened this post, as I was thinking on this line of fragrances lately. As a matter of fact, I'm in Memoir Woman today :)

    May I add NU and LYRIC WOMANto the suggestions list? I...
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    Re: Compliments on Perfume

    Daim Blond got me the last (of the very seldom) compliment. I don't care for them either as I wear perfum for my own confort and pleaseure, but I still feel thankful when it happens.
  14. Re: top cheapies that smell quality, Bang for the Buck

    If you can it would be a good idea to add Cabochard, by Parfumd Grès. Suerte!
  15. Re: Your favourite dark, mysterious, yet sexy and more on the feminine side scent(s)

    Memoir Woman and Poison would fit this description to me.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 September 2011

    As I posted in the "Today I bought..." thread I just got my Diorella bottle today, and couldn't wait to wear it so Diorella is my SotD
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    I received my bottle of Diorella this very morning. It feels like something I will wear a lot this autumm :smiley:

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    Re: SotD: Sunday 18th September 2011

    We are twins in our SotE, only I'm wearing Angel EdP. How does it compare to EdT?
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you all for your very kind comments. I need to say my collection wouldn't be half of what it is without all I am learning from you since I visit this forum. A work in progress, no doubt about...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Impressive, Perfumenut, impressive indeed! Those Guerlains!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12 September 2011

    Hello,

    Dioressence for me today.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, 11 September 2011

    That scent kind of grows on you, doesn't it? I didn't know what to think about it at first, as I am not really fond of the opening, but the drydown is really smart. I have been wearing it quite a lot...
  23. Re: Which Serge Lutens gets you the most compliments?

    À la Nuit
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thanks, Teardrop. No, not at all, I just felt like taking a picture for the thread. I otherwise keep each bottle boxed.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday, 11 September 2011

    SotD: PURE WHITE LINEN, for the last summer days.

    My country has a long history of fighting terrorism. If there is a lesson learnt in the way it's this: do not live in fear. If you do, they win....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Oh, thanks a lot. I've just realized I sort of "invaded" the male thread, I hope you don't mind :embarassed:
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Wow, there are amazing collections out there, congratulations!

    This is mine:

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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Wow, there are amazing collections out there, congratulations!

    This is mine:

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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    Wow, I can only congratulate! That very much sounds like a dream (of mine) come true!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    I took advantage on some good offers at a local store and got:

    - Agua de Colonia Concentrada, by Álvarez Gómez - a very classic Spanish eau de cologne.
    - Aire, by Loewe
    - Allure Parfum.

    I am...
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    Re: Bois des Iles. An Oservation.

    How very interesting, Thatmakesscents. I love Bois del Iles and have Coromandel in my to-test list.
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    I am in sync with Ma Griffe.

    This is fun indeed!
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    Re: SotD Friday, 2 September 2011

    How very funny, I chose Ma Griffe, too!

    (I meant to quote Laureline here)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 31 August 2011

    Nº 19 helped me get through a very long day. Now that I'm back home - at last! it's Opium's turn
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    Re: SotD Monday, 29 August 2011

    Hi

    It's Amouage Lyric for me today. It's been on my wrist and neck all day long
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 28 August 2011

    HI,

    A sunny day over here, so I felt like spraying some Dune on me.

    My thoughts are also will you all at the US East Coast.
  37. Re: Perfumophiles: Do you ever step back and question yourself....

    Not only I don't question this hobby of mine, I find it more and more interesting as I learn more - and Basenotes is being a precious source of information, thank you all:D!

    I think of perfume as...
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    Re: Desiring True Oriental, Spicy and Rich

    I also second this recommendation
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    Re: 50ml or 100ml? How good is 100ml good?

    I always get the bigger bottle. I'm not saying that's the most intelligent thing, but that's what I do. However, as my collection gets bigger and bigger I'm starting to see the point in getting 50 ml...
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    Hi,

    For most of this summer it was Pure White Linen for me, so here I go again.
  41. Re: Need help: Woody and green fragrance for night time

    I'm not a big expert, but I would suggest a favourite of mine: Y (Yves Saint Laurent)
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    Re: The ones Luca Turin got wrong, your opinion

    I had a great time reading the book, and I think it is a good guide to those starting in the world of perfum in a more methodic way, like myself. But then again, it's just a guide, opinions there...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22 August 2011

    Hi, everyone,

    Really hot & humid today, so I chose Pure White Linen.
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    Re: SOTD, Sunday 21 August 2011

    I'm in Balmain today.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2011

    I have not posted for a long time. Last buys these summer (may I share them with you even if not all of them happened in August?):

    - Chanel Bois del Îles
    - Guerlain Vega
    - Guerlain La petite...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16 December 2010

    Hi,

    Today I'm wearing my birthday present from my lovely friends : Cuir de Russie.

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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11th December, 2010.

    Indeed, Elizrj, please allow me to send you my best wished, too. And same to you, CPB.

    My SOTD is Histoires de Parfum's 1826, from a sample. I got another 5 ones of this house and I intend to try...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 December 2010

    In sync with 31, Rue Cambon.
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    Hi,

    31, Rue Cambon for Synch Friday today.

    Bookwyrmsmith, what a lovely suggestion. That day is special for me, as it is the Wise Men who bring children their Christmas presents in Spain. I...
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    Do you mind if I borrow the picture from you, since this is what I bought today? :happy:
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    Re: What's your favorite Lutens scent?

    I've a weakness for À la nuit.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: November 2010

    Cuir de Russie is on my wishlist as well. But today I bought Angel.
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    Re: SotD : Wednesday, November, 17th, 2010

    Hi,

    Today it's Infusion d'Iris by Prada for me.

    It was also surprising how hard it was for me to get Après l'Ondée. I had to buy it during a business trip to Geneva, just the new stuff. It's so...
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    Re: Top Ten Old-Fashioned, Non-Modern Fragrances?

    I can't agree more.
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    Re: Top Ten Old-Fashioned, Non-Modern Fragrances?

    Those of you who like Chanel Nº5 will very probably enjoy Amouage's Gold . Syracuse, I would say that fits your definition in the opening message of this thread.
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    Re: Juliette Has A Gun - what think you?

    I own, wear and very much like Midnight Oud. Other than this I am not really familiar with other fragrances of the brand, though I have a sample of Calamity J. as well.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 November 2010

    Making you work on a Saturday is not fair... I'll join you in wearing Angel today.
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    Re: Chocolate/cocoa + Aoud Scent?

    No oud in here, but Chocolat Amère (Il Profumo) could be worth a sniff. Notes (from Luckyscent):
    galbanum, nutmeg, ginger, flowers, cocoa, sandalwood, incense
  59. Re: SOTD - Friday, 12 November, 2010 (Synchronized Friday - A Fragrance With An Unusual Name)

    First thing is to wish Sophi a quick and full recovery.

    Second, I hope this name is unsual enough to be in sync today: amBrosious, by CB I hate perfume.
  60. Re: What is the best/strongest Rose scented fragrance?

    May I suggest the following?:

    - Rose Noir by Byredo
    - Midnight Out by Juliette has a Gun

    Lyric Woman is stunning :cheesy:
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

    Hi,

    Today I'm in Fracas by Robert Piguet, from a sample.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday November 8, 2010

    Hi,

    Midnight Oud by Juliette has a Gun on a very, very rainy day.
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    Re: When Perfume doesn't make nice company...

    I had a friend in college who bathed in Carolina Herrera every single day. I'm not saying it's an awful scent, although I think it one to be used very sparingly. The way she was using it was just too...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 05 November 2010

    In sync with L'Heure Bleu.
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    Ha, ha, +1

    I've chosen L'heure Bleue this morning - can still smell it on me.
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday, 4 November 2010

    Hi, everyone

    Amouage's Memoir Woman this morning. I still can smell it, so no point in changing it for the evening.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 27 October 2010

    Siifter, I'm happy that I already voted :smiley:

    Beautiful Guerlain's CHAMADE today :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday October 26th, 2010

    HI,

    I'm im Amouge Gold today. Beautiful...
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    Poll: Re: The Clash of the Perfume Titans

    My vote goes to Guerlain. That history is hard to match.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume on lazy days?

    Carolina girl, how very true.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume on lazy days?

    I do, I do. For me it's either a chance to try new things on or to use those juices I've grown to like less. But yes, I do wear perfume on lazy days like today.
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    Re: SotD-Saturday the 23th of October 2010!

    Congrats, Sophie, 2000 messages... I wonder if I'll ever make it to half that figure.

    infusion d'Iris today, wanted something light.
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    Re: I'm done with fragrances for this year

    I know how you fell, GekiGanger. I am trying to change that pattern in me, too. Now it's not about the money but about acquaring a more sophisticated taste. Reading this forum is helping me a lot...
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    Re: SOTD ~ Friday, October 22, 2010

    Memoir Woman for me today.
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    Hi,

    A short visit to London and I brought all this back:

    - Amouage Gold
    - Amouage Memoir
    - Frédéric Malle Noir Épice
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday October 7, 2010

    Hi,

    It seems there is a couple of basenoters celebrating, so happy birthday from me too!

    Today I'm in lovely Guerlain's Chamade.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday October 6, 2010

    Hi, everyone,

    Roberto, we share house today. I'm in Le Parfum de Thérèse.
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    Re: Favorite Niche Brands

    Thanks, Teardrop and Kiliwia, for your kind suggestions. I've been to Les Senteurs during a previous visit, but not to Ormonde Jane (yet). I'm looking forward to.
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    Re: SOTD ~ Tuesday October 5th 2010

    Hi, everyone,

    Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle for me today.
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    Re: Favorite Niche Brands

    Hi,

    I'll be in London in a couple of weeks and would love to take the chance and buy something hard to find. Any suggestions?
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    Re: SotD Monday 4 October-10

    Ha, ha, ha, by the weather description we could be neighbours... I love Mitsouko, but today I'm wearing 31, Rue Cambon.
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    Re: What are your Favorite Soapy frags?

    Not necessarily in this order:
    - Chanel Nº 5
    - White Linen
    - Infusion d'Iris
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    Re: Opium for Women vs. Youth Dew vs. Cinnabar

    HI,

    For my aunt, Opium has been her one and only perfume from the very beginning, and wouldn't consider wearing any other. Now that it's been reformulated I wonder if these opinions would be any...
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    Re: Wich perfume do you bring along

    I don't use to carry any perfume in my handbag, since most of my fragrances come in 100 ml bottles. I do have some purse sprays from Chanel (Nº 5 and Coco Mademoiselle) I bring along if that's the...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    What a treasure! Enjoy :smiley:
  86. Re: Scent for my daughter, turning 13 next month...

    Yes, maybe too green at first, but not at its heart notes. As Devilcat said, teens have strong preferences that change overnight. And I don't like too-heavy smells on teens that make them beyond...
  87. Re: Scent for my daughter, turning 13 next month...

    For 16 I would suggest Chanel's Cristalle.
  88. Re: What's the worst female fragrance you've ever smelled?

    The very first perfume I was given was Lou Lou from Cacharel.. and I hate having to say it's the only fragrance so far I don't want to come near to ever again. I hardly dislike perfume, whether or...
  89. Re: SOTD SYNCHRONIZED FRIDAY The 1st of October - A Scent Launched Between 1901-1910

    Thank you all! I've taken due note of the SOTD Synchronizd Friday - sounds like some fun!
  90. Re: SOTD SYNCHRONIZED FRIDAY The 1st of October - A Scent Launched Between 1901-1910

    Hi,

    I'm new to the forum and know nothing about Synchronized Fridays :sad:. Any quick explanation what they are about?

    Today I'm wearing Vamp à NY, a new release (cannot be more different from...
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    Re: Favorite Niche Brands

    Oh, thanks a lot, Kiliwia. I hope this forum will be just the right place to learn more and more about perfume - the more you know, the more you realize all that's left to explore.
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    Re: Favorite Niche Brands

    Hi,

    This is my very first post in Basenotes. I'm comparatively new to niche perfumery, but can already say I love:

    - Parfum d'Empire
    - Serge Lutens

    I'm really looking forward to try some...
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