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  1. Re: Eau d'Hermes - differences in versions.

    I wore the copper top last night, a heavy application. What a wonderful fragrance!
  2. New - Hermes Twilly d’Hermes Eau Poivree

    Now Smell This posted about this on Friday:




    https://nstperfume.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/herm-po.jpg
  3. Thread: Taif Rose

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    Re: Taif Rose

    Yes you do. It's a very well done fragrance.

    Also try A.maze by People of the Labyrinths. No one talks about this anymore but when it came out we all went gaga over it here on BN. There's an...
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    Re: Latest L'Artisan Parfumeur - Bana Banana!

    I liked random whiffs from it that I kept getting - but it feels unfinished.
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    Re: Creed - Selection Verte

    Its fantastic. Would love to own a huge flacon of it, I'd wear the heck out of it if I did.
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    Re: Acqua De Parma - Colonia

    You can also try using Colonia body products before and after the application of the Cologne - this will extend the scent.

    I own Colonia Body Lotion and it's fantastic and smells great. I would...
  7. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    lol

    I'll try comparing them some time this week and post my thoughts.

    Back to you wood&leather!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st July, 2019

    In more of this stuff, I am very intrigued by it. It's probably the most chock-full-of-synthetics Sandalwood-prominent fragrance that I own but the way the perfumer handled it is brilliant. I love...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st July, 2019

    foxbins - I think like you when it comes to gym/fitness: I am not interested in working out at home or going off on solo runs/walks through my neighborhood. I enjoy the energy and aura of a fitness...
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    Re: Latest L'Artisan Parfumeur - Bana Banana!

    Very prominent banana top notes and then a very sweet ambery/musky drydown that has a tonka edge to it. Very intriguing but I don’t think I’d actually reach for this to wear if I owned a bottle.
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    Re: Bois de Mysore by Mizensir

    I like how diffusive it is. It's there...then it's gone...oh there it is. I happen to enjoy that facet of sandalwood.
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    Re: Bois de Mysore by Mizensir

    I was able to purchase a sample of this online and I'm wearing it today for the 1st time.

    I would describe it definitely as fusing together very 'natural' smelling accords with very powerful...
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    Re: Vintage Coty Perfumes, Reconsidered

    I just read through the whole thread - wow, grayspoole, hats off to you. You have a wonderful writing style and a real passion for the historical aspects of the scents, which is highly informative...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th July, 2019

    Dodo by Zoologist

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.53327.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th July, 2019

    Scentless also, like ineespenes, but I can smell a bit of the remnants of last nights Apres l'Ondee by Guerlain before bed. Last night I went back to that swanky restaurant in the Design District...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I don't like musk or aquatic notes so today's choices have both: Inverno Russo by Areej le Dore (musk) and L'Entier by Robert Piguet (aquatic)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th July, 2019

    Inverno Russo by Areej le Dore

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26154352-9696.jpg

    I don't like musk. But I like this. Cuddly and yummy,
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th July, 2019

    In Sync in:

    Inverno Russo by Areej le Dore

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26154352-9696.jpg

    I don't like musk. But I like this. Cuddly and yummy,
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th July, 2019

    I forgot to post yesterday, I wore (from a decant) Feuilles Vertes by Creed. I love that stuff. So old school & well done. Last night and this morning (I am working from home today) I am splashing...
  20. Re: "Best" masculine-appropriate Amber frangrance?

    I can't believe no one has mentioned Obsession For Men by Calvin Klein - vintage juice, of course. It's one of my fav ambers, alongside Ambre Sultan.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    I vote for Dirty sheets/book/kittens!


    Sprayed some of this on, from a sample - I guess it's a Tom Ford day over here. Maybe I should go find a gardenia to loop through my lapel (if I was...
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    Re: Cedar! Cedar!

    I look forward to smelling it. Thanks.

    Would you compare it at all to the disco'd Gucci Pour Homme?
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    Re: Cedar! Cedar!

    I'm not familiar with that January Scent Projects one. Is it at all like Tam Dao by Diptyque?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    Santal Blush by Tom Ford

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.12766.jpg

    I forgot how strong this one is
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    Santal Blush by Tom Ford

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.12766.jpg

    I forgot how strong this one is.
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    Re: NEW: Tom Ford | Lavender Extrême

    I bought a big sample of this - I haven't worn it yet because I want to decant it into an atomizer.
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    Re: Tom Ford Metallique

    The notes and description remind of me 8.88 by Comme des Garcons.
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    Tom Ford Metallique

    Now Smell This reports...



    https://nstperfume.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/tf-metal.jpg

    I see they've used the same bottle shape as Ombre Leather, with different finishes and colors.
  29. Re: 2 new fragrances from Brooklyn Perfume Co: Ambergris and Green Iris

    I want to buy atomizers to spray them on (they're vials). Please hold! :)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    I was definitely in the mood for sandalwood today, so I went with:

    L'Arbre by IUNX

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.45638.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    I was definitely in the mood for sandalwood today, so I went with:

    L'Arbre by IUNX

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.45638.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    I didn't post all weekend but I just spent some time reading through the threads (moth, fences, Jean Nate, decluttering, kitty fights - wow you all have been busy!) - I wore Cumming, Dodo, Santal...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Natural materials (like the sandalwood he used in Pina) age well. When the materials have had more time to macerate they do, in fact, yield slightly different results.

    Obviously, if you don't...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

    Pina by Madhat Scents

    https://assets.bigcartel.com/product_images/234607259/madhat-pina.jpg?auto=format&fit=max&h=1200&w=1200
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th July, 2019

    In Sync in my scent that makes me think about my vacation in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic years ago (where I actually wore, for the 1st time, Tam Dao Eau de Parfum [which I don't own anymore]):...
  36. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Interesting.

    I think there is a unique phenomenon that happens with Parfum/Extrait type scents - both ouds and oud fragrances (and even non-oud fragrances, for that matter) which is that there is...
  37. Re: Feel Oud (Oud, Sandalwood, etc) from Russian Adam of Areej le Dore line

    Depends on the mood I am in and the density of the oud I am smelling. Rarely I swipe and do not rub at all - but obviously this can be messy (the oil can rub off on clothing, stain etc). Except for...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    A sample pack from Brooklyn Perfume Co - six (6) of their scents from Twisted Lily. I am most interested in the new ones: Green Iris and Ambergris & I am looking forward to re-smelling Oud.
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    Re: Modern Masculine Lavender Fragrance

    Something about L'Occitan has always rubbed me the wrong way. Hard to put my finger on it.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th July, 2019

    I'm working from home today - yesterday was so busy I didn't even post (I wore Vetiver Nocturne by Bortnikoff). This morning I've already been to the gym and Starbucks and taken a shower and I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th July, 2019

    I'm working from home today - yesterday was so busy I didn't even post (I wore Vetiver Nocturne by Bortnikoff). This morning I've already been to the gym and Starbucks and taken a shower and I'm...
  42. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    The notes sound great:
  43. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Interesting. I also found Vetiver Nocturne and L'Heure Exquise super dense. Glad to see I'm not the only one. I think maybe next time I wear them I will mix 1 spray with some unscented cream and...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    So it *was* Mysore, as opposed to like Australian sandalwood or some other variety?
  45. Re: 2 new fragrances from Brooklyn Perfume Co: Ambergris and Green Iris

    I ordered samples, they are on their way.

    ((waving to James!!))
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    Re: Cardamom fragrance recommendations

    Definitely Serge Noire by Serge Lutens.
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    Re: Modern Masculine Lavender Fragrance

    Have you tried the By Kilian everyone is suggesting above? Many people call it a 'modern' version of CPUH. I agree.

    I don't think you'll like Oxford & Cambridge - it's too minty.

    Do you like...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Refresh my memory: Did he use Mysore sandalwood in Sixes & Sevens? I wore it yesterday and got a lot more sandalwood than I normally do.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Just getting around to posting now - what an incredibly busy day. I wore:

    Sixes and Sevens by Slumberhouse

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.51886.jpg

    I do enjoy this one. It's not...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Just getting around to posting now - what an incredibly busy day. I wore:

    Sixes and Sevens by Slumberhouse

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.51886.jpg

    I do enjoy this one. It's not...
  51. Re: Eau d'Hermes - differences in versions.

    Team Copper Cap here. Love that stuff. Enjoy!
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    Re: Bogue MEM Thoughts

    MEM is not something I'd ever recommend sampling/wearing in Summer. It could potentially wear kind of gross. So maybe you'll feel differently about it in cooler weather. Or maybe it's just not...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Large decants of: Lavender Extreme by Tom Ford and Bois de Mysore by Mizensir.
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    Bois de Mysore by Mizensir

    I heard about this scent today, even though it's been out for several years now (2016).

    The Mizensir line is Alberto Morillas' company (previously they did candles, now they have a full blown...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th July, 2019

    Off to Cross Fit in a cloud of:

    Mugler Cologne by Thierry Mugler

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.708.jpg

    From an old splash bottle with that watch-timepiece-sort-of-screw-on-cap...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th July, 2019

    I missed you all sweeties - I was in Greer, South Carolina (not that far from Greenville, SC) with Giancarlo visiting his sister and her 4 year old boy (she's a single mom). It was sooooo relaxing: ...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    A spare, minimal and very realistic Mysore Sandalwood fragrance - I love it. Similar to L’Arbre by Iunx or Sandalwood (the vintage disco’d) by Floris.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

    Lamplight Penance by Chatillon Lux

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.51721.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

    kewart - good luck for figuring that out. I have a similar situation - my partner started working from home much more often now, rather than working from an office. It's been interesting. The way...
  60. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I only have one oud, which isn't available anymore (Maroke Noir) but they are great quality and you can't go wrong with their ouds/oils/attars in my opinion. I think I would buy more of them if the...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    I split a bottle of this with a friend and mine came in yesterday:

    Santal du Pacifique Extrait by Perris Monte Carlo

    https://boutiqueideale.com/image/cache/catalog/PERRIS/santal-1000x1000.png
  62. Re: Soaps / Shower Gels - Currently Using, Favourites, Purchases, etc.

    I forgot to post that in Chicago at the BN meetup, I bought some Hermes Hand/Body Soap - expensive but a real treat in the shower. Every time I use it in the shower, the intense and natural citrus...
  63. Re: The Rising Phoenix Perfumery Sample Impressions Thread

    Glad to hear the Ta'if Rose attar is a great representation of the flower. I am not surprised.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th June, 2019

    From my new bottle split

    Santal du Pacifique by Perris Monte Carlo

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/moQAAOSwe~BbpY1O/s-l640.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th June, 2019

    Quarry and HoP - thanks. I really enjoyed it and I'm glad I went.

    JonR - welcome back, sorry about the burglar. I hope you enjoy the L'Air duTemps parfum, it looks lovely. I love that scent....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th June, 2019

    Oud Areej al Ameerat by Areej al Ameerat

    http://areejalameerat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/areej-Al-Ameerat-1-600x600.jpg

    A friend gave me a small bit of this to play around with - it's a...
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    Re: Haute Provence by Parfums Nicolai

    So I have worn it twice since I got my decant. It's one I am on the fence about:

    The interplay of the raw lavender with the custard-like lemon notes is pretty magical. It almost makes me...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 29th June, 2019

    Neroli Sauvage by Creed

    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61La8Q2MmzL._SY355_.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 29th June, 2019

    I did something this morning I've never done - I attended a 'Daybreaker' party in Miami. Basically it's a fitness/yoga/pilates class (1 hr) and then the rest of the class is a full on dance party...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    IN Sync again in another sample from the same house, the photo-inspired-perfume:

    Chambre Noire by Olfactive Studio

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/members/xl/14257342541781.jpg

    This sample...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    In Sync in:

    Panorama by Olfactive Studio

    https://piimages.parfumo.de/8/7/56640_d24850eba47e013328ec5d474ab5928e_panorama.jpg

    The perfume line, Olfactive Studio, is all about pairing photos...
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Odeur 53 & Odeur 71

    Ah gotcha.

    No, I am talking about 'vintage' Tar - I haven't smelled the new one.
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    Re: Comme des Garçons Odeur 53 & Odeur 71

    I do not agree that Tar smells like Odeur 71. Although I am hyperosmic to tar notes, and it gave me a super headache whereas the Odeur 71 was FBW for me and I miss that one in my wardrobe.
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    They did but they could also stand on their own. Precariously, but they could.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    In Sync in:

    Panorama by Olfactive Studio

    https://piimages.parfumo.de/8/7/56640_d24850eba47e013328ec5d474ab5928e_panorama.jpg

    The perfume line, Olfactive Studio, is all about pairing photos...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

    Oud Wood All Over Body Spray by Tom Ford

    https://i1.adis.ws/i/tom_ford/T2CL-01_OC_OS_A?$pdp_hero_dsk$&bg=rgb(255,255,255)

    With a tiny spray, on top, of L'Oudh by Tauer. Great combo!
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    Re: Amouage Rose Incense (2019) *NEW*

    Definitely interested in smelling this. Price is lower too. £240 for 50 ml Eau de Parfum.
  78. Re: 2 new fragrances from Brooklyn Perfume Co: Ambergris and Green Iris

    Oh gotcha, thanks for the clarification.
  79. Re: Crabtree & Evelyn West Indian Lime Cologne

    Oh I didn't know that.

    I remember when I saw bottles of this scent at my barber for sale. Should have bought it then.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

    Oud Wood All Over Body Spray by Tom Ford

    https://i1.adis.ws/i/tom_ford/T2CL-01_OC_OS_A?$pdp_hero_dsk$&bg=rgb(255,255,255)

    With a tiny spray, on top, of L'Oudh by Tauer. Great combo!
  81. Re: 2 new fragrances from Brooklyn Perfume Co: Ambergris and Green Iris

    Interested to hear what you think about the samples mammakay
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

    teardrop - interesting yesterday that your sampling of the ELDO reminded you of that Paco Rabanne scent. That is the one scent that my ex wore a lot - maybe it's the intense berry / fruit note mixed...
  83. Re: Crabtree & Evelyn West Indian Lime Cologne

    You're correct - it is showing out of stock on the C&E site: http://www.crabtree-evelyn.com/collections/west-indian-lime/west-indian-lime-cologne/79966.html
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

    It's been a while since I wore this head-spinner, I love it:

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Frederic Malle

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.4773.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

    It's been a while since I wore this head-spinner, I love it:

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Frederic Malle

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.4773.jpg
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    No. Too skeered.
  87. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Wore Amber Cologne today, to my office. I like it even more now than the 1st time I wore it.

    I struggle with ylang ylang, but this is probably the only scent with a prominent ylang ylang facet...
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    Re: Madhat Scents is very under-rated

    Royk is pretty awesome. I enjoy my bottle when I want an intense shot of incense.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    Amber Cologne by Bortnikoff Perfumes

    https://fimgs.net/mdimg/perfume/375x500.54485.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    ExtremeK - I cannot imagine layering Pulp with anything it's so strong (cough cough). That drink sounds yummy. I'll be right over ;)


    I smelled awesome today in:

    Amber Cologne by Bortnikoff...
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    I really shouldn't comment until I am able to source some vintage Eau Savage. But, in my mind, they have only the hedione similarity.
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    Re: Women's Dior Circa 1980

    Full wearing of Diorella again today. Wow! Amazing juice.

    It smelled so much more 'chypre-ish' today. The peach practically leapt off my skin. Love it. A fun fragrance. Refreshing.

    For...
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    Re: Guerlain Lui is underrated

    It's a terrific carnation scent. Sort of a cross between the CdG Carnation (the disco'd one) and Bois d'Armenie by Guerlain.

    Thanks for reminder on this one, I'll wear it tonight.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    Diorella vintage Eau de Toilette by Christian Dior

    https://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/323639060280-0-1/s-l1000.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 24th June, 2019

    ineespenes - that sounds super uncomfortable sweetie, I hope it goes away fast

    rynegne - I see you have been on quite the lavender journey as of late. Good for you. It's one of my fav notes in...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd June, 2019

    Arielle Shoshana Saturday by Arielle Shoshana

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/300/26152285-205.jpg
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    Re: Bad Boy by Carolina Herrera

    I kind of giggled at the part that says 'obscurity of tonka bean...'
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    Re: New: Pacollection

    I want to see the bottles just so I can squeeze the hell out of them!

    https://fimgs.net/himg/o.79690.jpg
  99. Re: Pls recommend lavender/herbal fragrance (no.9 of max-10 collection)

    Yes try Oxford & Cambridge - a lot of lavender + mint.
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    Bad Boy by Carolina Herrera

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    https://nstperfume.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/ch-bad.jpg
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