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  1. Re: Cheapest internet site....Has anyone used this?

    5% is the federal tax, which has to be paid, but sometimes in inter-provincial trade the higher provincial tax is not applicable.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Spring officially starts on the 20th and I bought Nars Schiap, which I will wear to mark the occasion. This lipstick couldn't be more springtime pink!
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    Re: Top 3 master perfumers

    François Coty - for creating perfumes that became the prototypes for the basic perfume categories for a century
    Jean-Paul Guerlain - for taking Guerlain offbeat with edgier perfumes than their...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    The last few days I've been wearing Nars Scarlet Empress. It's called "scarlet" but on me it comes out dark pink.
  5. Poll: Re: How Many Pairs of Shoes or Boots Do You Own?

    Shoes: 8 (6 of which are Fluevogs and 2 models of which are duplicates in different colours--I'm a Fluevog freak)
    Sandals: 5 (incl. one historic)
    Boots: 1
    Slippers: 1

    Thanks for this topic. It...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Guerlain Rouge Automatique #168 L'Heure Bleue
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Guerlain Rouge automatique #123 Habit Rouge, straight-up-the-middle red.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Nars Afghan Red
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Nars Scarlet Empress
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    I'm back too, to Nars Shanghai Express.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Love Chili, really velvety with a warm inner glow.

    I've moved from intense red to the lighter corally red of Guerlain Rouge Automatique 120 Coque d'or.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    In the past few days I've been wearing Nars Shanghai Express. It really comes across with a deep red glow in the stark snowy background of the emvirons.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    After a couple of days of Jungle Red, today I went back to Nars Afghan Red but when I got home I put on Guerlain Rouge Automatique 168 L'Heure Bleue.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    This coming Thursday night the 1939 film The Women is going to be on Turner Classic Movies. In honour of this movie, today I ran out to buy Nars Jungle Red lipstick, which was made and named for the...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Happy New Year, everyone! Today I moved on from the intense red of Shanghai Express to the slightly lighter and sligtly pinker Nars Afghan Red satin texture. From merry to berry!
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Thank you, Evangeline! It went perfectly. In the photos it looks somewhat similar to your Pirate, too.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Today I changed to another Nars, semi-matte Shanghai Express. I thought it would go well with the dark grey clouds overhead,
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Ditto! The pleasure is all mine.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Ooh, I just came across this thread! Lately I've been wearing Nars matte Scarlet Empress. Love it!
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Oh, yes! I recently discovered the store too. A couple of weeks ago attended a presentation on Atelier Cologne by a charming rep from NY and since then I have gotten Rose Anonyme and Vanille...
  21. Re: The Best choice for a powdery lavender

    Seconding Pour un Homme and, if you like your powder dumped on the lavender in huge piles, Chanel Jersey.
  22. Re: Chanel 1932--anyone think this is a floral chypre with a touch of fruit at the heart?

    Here are the notes I found for it:

    aldehydes, bergamot, neroli
    jasmine, rose, ylang-ylang, lilac, carnation, orris root
    vetiver, sandalwood, oppoponax, incense, vanilla, coumarin, ambrette,...
  23. Re: Chanel 1932--anyone think this is a floral chypre with a touch of fruit at the heart?

    I would agree, danicaradovanov. To me it's a springlike mixed floral bouquet with a drydown that does give a tip of the hat to 31 rue Cambon, which is considered by many as a nouveau chypre. I don't...
  24. When I click on "Click here to vote" I get a...

    When I click on "Click here to vote" I get a blank page.
  25. Re: What is You Favorite Fragrance From The House of Guerlain?

    My fave Guerlain used to be Chant d'Arômes but the last time I bought it it had been gutted of any trace of plum or chypre, whch were the notes that made it different from any other floral aldehydic....
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    Re: battle of the osmanthus

    I'm not familiar with all the osmanthus scents mentioned and thus not in a position to compare, but for a lighter osmanthus scent I would recommend Nuit de Cellophane. It is considerably airier than...
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    Re: Ottawa

    For Al-Rehab scents I wood try Middle-Eastern stores. I know someone in Montreal who uses them and that's the type of store where he gets them.

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    Excuse me, that's w-o-u-l-d!...
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    Re: Could I scent my own dusting powder?

    Bravo, knit at nite! Enjoy!

    To prevent clumping, what I do is spritz in a little perfume at a time and shake the container before spritzing in more. Keep doing that until the desired concentation...
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    Re: Could I scent my own dusting powder?

    :vrolijk_26:
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    Re: Could I scent my own dusting powder?

    Hi, diva and cook.bot. It is I who make the dusting powder. The most effective one was made with Youth Dew. Potent! However, for a person who likes to change scents often, it can be made in small...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Also, the Ogilvy Goutal rep said a new Fragrance is coming to town next month, Nuit Étoilée.
  32. Re: Frédéric Malles soon available in Montreal!

    Recently I soent some time at the counter. The SA is very nice. I fell in love with Carnal flower and, naturally, it is the most expensive perfume in the line, something I would only buy if I had a...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    They do have them all but they only have room for ten in the display and they hide the other three inside the cabinet. You have to ask for them.
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Wazoos, as Dan says, it's in Holt Renfrew. You have to go up to the boutique on the second floor and they have all Les Exclusifs. i love Sycomore. It has become my favourite vetiver. Once you try it,...
  35. Re: Looking for Mugler's Cologne in Montreal

    If that was The Bay downown, it's the most complete Mugler counter in Montreal. Did they say it was discontinued? I seem to remember reading something to that effect. Even if it is, one of the stores...
  36. Re: Frédéric Malles soon available in Montreal!

    This is good news for Malle lovers And also a logical progression, given the space cleared from discontinuing Bond No9. Thanks for the heads up, Alynsie!
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    Re: Montreal, Canada - État Libre d'Orange?

    It might be worth a try to check with Murale first to make sure the news of discontinuing the line is correct. Good luck.
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    Re: Montreal, Canada - État Libre d'Orange?

    Alnysie, I don't know of any place now. They used to carry it in the Murale store in Place Ville Marie but I heard it was discontinued there too.
  39. Damage control. Won't work.

    Damage control. Won't work.
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    Re: Montreal, Canada: Claude André Hébert

    Michail, which perfumes did you try and like? Just curious. I have some of the Hebert perfumes. I agree they are very long-lasting. I particularly like Bombay. It's intended for men but I wear it...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    I think I saw it in Holt Renfrew men's department in the basement.
  42. Good interview, Persolaise. "A personal thing?"...

    Good interview, Persolaise. "A personal thing?" With people all around the world expressing their disapproval of excessive regulation, I don't think so.
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    Re: SF Sniff Round-Up

    Thanks for the report on what sounds like a wonderful time!
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Good list! I heard there is a Patricia de Nicolai boutique in Montreal. It's off the beaten track, up in the northern end of the city:

    Patricia de Nicolai
    10138, rue Lajeunesse
    Montréal (Québec)...
  45. Re: Cedriceccentric at "The house of Guerlain".

    Great, great article, cedric! Thank you so much!
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    Re: Older Miss Dior

    Vicomte, the houndstooth check bottle is the one that was used before they revamped it to the frosted squared bottles. Really older ones have a little silken bow attached at the bottle neck too. I...
  47. Re: What would Scarlett O'Hara, have worn?

    Well, I would see her in a heady magnolia-scented perfume. The one that comes to mind is Jardins de Bagatelle, with a pronounced magnolia note in with other white flowers. Jean-Paul Guerlain...
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    Re: Youth Dew in the tub

    I tried some in the tub but it made the tub slippery. Since then, I use it as perfume and, to perfume the bath, just spray in a few sprays of edp. Slightly backwards but it works for me.
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    Re: So what's Nu?

    I didn't realize not wearing Nu would be so action-packed, Ladylonestar! I imagined it sort of zen, you know, but when you feel so strongly about something I guess it's kind of hard to curb your...
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    Re: So what's Nu?

    "What do we do at our meetings? Well, not much really. It's what we DON'T do that matters -- we don't wear NU. We sit around and don't wear NU."--Lady Lonestar, that is so funny!

    I don't know from...
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    Re: L'Occitane Eau de Vanilliers

    Is that a good thing or a bad thing? (I have a sample but haven't tried it yet.)
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    Re: Extrait d'Annick?

    A local SA told me Extrait d'Annick is being discontinued. The only notes I could find for it are: Honeysuckle, Seringa and Osmanthus. Apparently it is not too popular. Don't recall it catching my...
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    Re: Floral fragrance for a floral-hater?

    I wonder if she would like Jaipur Saphir by Boucheron. It tends toward the fougre, with the floral note nicely blended:

    Top notes: White Peach, Cardamom, Yuzu, Japanese Tangerine
    Middle notes:...
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    Re: Annick Goutal candles

    I'm burning a Goutal Noel candle right now. A very fresh outdoor evergreen odor--very good quality IMHO, but because they are pricey, one only as a special treat for this season.
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