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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes Antiquity is a gem which I am coddling it a bit because of it's rarerity. Siberian Summer was a nice surprise for me and as time has gone on a big favorite that has the ALD DNA. War and Peace I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Siberian Summer is awesome. Easy wear too. Glad I grabbed a couple of bottles as I using this on good clip.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Glad we have been updated for the new series.
  4. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    My favorite of the Bortnikoff's to this point. Oud Maximus, Bonheur and L'Heure Exquise follow closely behind. Shoot with a shout out to both the Colognes to round out the top six.
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    Re: Dan MyMickers (YouTuber reviewer) has died.

    Rest In Peace so sorry to hear this. Prayers for comfort to his family.
  6. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Smart decision I may do the same getting the 9ml isn't a reach at all and can be resold if they aren't up to expectations. Both of these are my favorites and I bought backup bottles of each before...
  7. Re: Francesca Bianchi: The BLACK KNIGHT & LOST in HEAVEN

    Thanks Diamondflame that is wonderful news. I really like most of her compositions except for Sex and the Sea Neroli which just didn't hit the mark for me. But there is no doubting she is a master of...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have to admit I don't either. But I felt it was just me after hearing some of the previous viewpoints. I wonder if being around Auphorie, ALD and Bortnikoff for a few years I just come to accept it...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Mike I'm glad you love it. I certainly have grown to love this one and have wanted to repeatedly wear it. Something to me is captivating about this dry Pine, Musk, Smokey concoction with citrus...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Pay dirt.
    I just wanted to report in that my Antiquity came in today in the afternoon mail and I put a couple of quick spritzes on and I feel like a million dollars. Awesome scent!
    Very grateful to...
  11. Re: 10% Off Entire Order Tomorrow Only At First In Fragrance!

    Wow! this is a rare one. Thank You!
  12. Re: Francesca Bianchi: The BLACK KNIGHT & LOST in HEAVEN

    Very nice indeed. Enjoy and report back when you can. Have fun.
  13. Re: Francesca Bianchi: The BLACK KNIGHT & LOST in HEAVEN

    Are these special limited editions or will they be apart of the Inventory?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks for remembering. I have heard back from Russian Adam and he apologized for the mix up. I have a hopefully new bottle on the way and I should receive it tomorrow all being well. Thankfully, I...
  15. Re: what happened to zahra's online arabian perfume store?

    Yes, one of the few you could gain access to Mancera Silver Intensistive aoud that was a Middle East exclusive.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    They are great and I love their reviews. Actually, completely sold me on Haeckles Pegwell Bay truly a unique experience.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have been wearing Siberian Summer in some capacity now for the past few days. This is so good as it has Russian Adam's signature all over it. This smoky, pine, musk is really uplifting and as...
  18. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I really like it. But I understand how it can be redundant to some as they have scents quite like it. But to me it is a fresh, sparkling, watery rose after a rainstorm which brought me directly back...
  19. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Great to hear your glowing comments. On a mission now to source some as I like you loved his colognes.
  20. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Woke up this morning and I try to catch up on musings from overnight. I don't see to much love here for Zemfira in this last series but it was interesting to read this morning that it is Dmitry's...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Watched it all the way through. They love this series don't they? Very enjoyable to see their experience with series five.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Good point although I primarily spray on the chest. Occasionally, with a lighter fragrance on the neck so that could be a factor.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I get that slight burn too but passed it off to my imagination. Thanks for your thoughts on the subject.
  24. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I really believe this isn't to off the mark at all. Maybe not near term but once they indulge in their individual crafting needs certainly a collaboration would be the next step in the evolutionary...
  25. Re: What’s your favorite cardamom forward scent?

    Two of my all time favorites are Boucheron Jaipur Homme and Yves saint Laurent La Nuit de la Homme
  26. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Still waiting on Antiquity from Areej le Dore due to a misfire from their customer service delivering a duplicate product I just had purchased.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Getting real cozy with Siberian Summer today trying to get to know some of the new Areej le Dore offerings. Champaka note I dearly love.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Nawab of Oudh by Ormonde Jayne is awesome.

    Another stunner I'm really enjoying today and this week is Siberian Summer by Areej le Dore. Wow!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Way to go JBS1 you are very thoughtful. Siberian Summer is a stunner I have really taken to it this week. I'm glad you enjoy it also.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks for the reassurance.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes it did. So I suppose they were the ones which made the mistake.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I really haven't had a problem with ALD before but Dmitry when running the free 9ml on full purchases got lost in the mail then when it did come a month and half later he recommended me to send it to...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Sorry to hear that. I personally should be happy with War & Peace and Siberian Summer this go around if worse comes to worse.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes, but I'm sure it will take some time to get back to me as I just received the error in shipment today. I hope he has held back some but this was such a fan favorite I wonder if I wasn't the only...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I was one of the eighty I thought to get Antiquity but unfortunately I was sent another Siberian Summer today which I will return forthwith. Disappointed yes, but I know Antiquity is long gone now. I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Nice looking collection Joe. A proper RA fan I see.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Siberian Summer and Plumeria de Orris are now back in stock at LuckyScent for interested parties.
  38. Re: Jovoy, The Best Niche Fragrance Store In Paris Now Ships To USA With DHL Express In 2 Days!

    Thank you for this information just in time for the Holiday season. Great News!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It was good to hear your thoughts on Antiquity I can't wait. I received Siberian Summer this Monday and I really like it. It has a slight reminiscence of some of Russian Adam's earlier scents. I...
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    Re: Alexandria 3

    Yes, it is now available online at Xerjoff universe.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Me three. Pumped to have Antiquity after all the reviews.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It is excellent I love the drydown.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I think so. But look at all the new products to be available in December. I will be anxious to sample.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    For the unfortunate basenoter's that wanted to try Antiquity but were unable to do so because of the samples and the product selling out so quickly. Strifeknot our favorite splitter has some room for...
  45. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I really enjoy Zemfira named after a Russian rock star. It really is a clean sparkling rose scent that is really beautiful to my senses. It isn't in the normal brash mode that Dmitry is known for but...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I hope so bottle on the way tomorrow. First experience with a small sample lead me in the stringent early scent you spoke about but the dry down was very good.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I appreciate it the same way. I have only a tiny sample from Luckyscent when I purchased War and Peace but it has resonated with me and only gained momentum with the many thumbs up here on this site....
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I have a good feeling Antiquity will have a revival perhaps War and Peace will also. I think RA has been outstanding under his constraints. He has good feelings gathering data from this site and on...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thankfully, I do also. Nip and tuck again. Still available good luck.
  50. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Agreed maybe Russian Adam gets more hype but Dmitry's scents are in my mind and enjoyment much better composed. Musk Khabib was a tough one at first to enjoy but as time has past I'm beginning to...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Wearing War and Peace from last afternoon it is still going strong. I get the rose throughout wonderful. I'm in your camp.
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    Re: share your method of application

    Generally 2 to 3 sprays to the chest.
    Attar one dab under wrist of each arm and one dab to chest
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Right on point. I have to admit I missed the first series to make a subjective claim on all the series. Also, in series 3 it took me a little while to be comfortable with Indolis but now it seems...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks for the ranking and explanations I am sure there will be deviations from the list by the many contributors that enjoy Russian Adams past series. I really can't make a true reading of Series 5...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks Jack as always speaking from the heart. Excellent synopsis and brings all these scents into perspective. I am happy for you that Antiquity has surpassed Musk Cologne and Pegwell Bay two of my...
  56. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Liked the Wafts from the loft impressions. Thank you for the link above. Symphonie de Neroli was the consensus number one for them which was interesting. I do like it myself and after my decant I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    In your early thoughts how do the four new ones stack up? It seems Antiquity is a clear leader at the moment for you. How about 2-4 or do you need more time to wear to get full impact? I have been...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I echo your thoughts on never selling a fragrance so far I haven't either. ALD as a house is hit or miss not all his creations are A plus but I found that one or two I may not care for others love so...
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Fougere L'Aube by Rogue Perfumery
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Awesome! Happy Days. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Excellent, I can't wait to get a better feel for it when my decant comes in.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks Jack. Very descriptive and I know I am a softie for the Champa note so this will be a love for me I'm sure. Now whether it leans to feminine for me I could always enjoy it on the weekends...
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    Re: Your 3 Favorite Niche Houses

    Yes seems like a mainstay at the moment for the fresh citrus appeal. It weaves back and forth with MFK, Creed and Frederic Malle. We are so fortunate to have so many perfumes that have perhaps a...
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    Re: Your 3 Favorite Niche Houses

    At the moment

    Xerjoff
    Bortnikoff
    La Via del Profumo
  65. Re: Jovoy, The Best Niche Fragrance Store In Paris Now Ships To USA With DHL Express In 2 Days!

    Great news indeed.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Long story short. Even under perhaps less than optimum conditions on these limited releases Russian Adam is a talented perfumer and I am thankful his compositions are this widely sort after and even...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I think you will. Having a open positive mind I believe his trip to Dubai he had to do this due to the volume of traffic. With him out of the loop of day to day he had to close everything down to not...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Same with me for Siberian Summer. Ordered War & Peace from Luckyscent then Siberian Summer rom ALD. Received War & Peace Thursday not heard a dickie bird on Siberian Summer. But this isn't peculiar...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Communication is paramount in any business. If Adam is in Dubai per instagram that may be why the distribution is in a holding pattern. Scheduling can be to blame with him away from the day to day....
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Maybe he has a shipping or packaging problem. I just can't imagine the amount of bottles that were originally listed are exhausted. It just doesn't make sense. I wonder if Russian Adam failed to see...
  71. Re: Francesca Bianchi: LATEST DUO

    Both look tantalizingly good by the notes. Please update after full wears. I love the Dark Side and Etruscan Water. Francesca is a sheer talent.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Well ALD site has all the new series on hold. Wow! Just a week elapsed and all are at this time unattainable. Not sure if this will work for the many in the future.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Wow! this is great news. I always wanted to try Turkish Leather. Thanks Bangkok Hound.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    In my opinion you will really like these scents. Prin Lomros is another artisan that has compositions compelling to wear.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I am a big fan. Could it be a lighter Koh-I-Nor? Florals don't appeal to many but some of my favorite Bortnikoff's are floral laced. So still very much interested.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    This is great news do we need to get on a waiting list? I think I did send my e-mail to them I will have to recheck. Antiquity is the only one I feel I will miss out on unless more product becomes...
  77. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I very much like both Musk & Amber Colognes and their lighter touch but I also like his heft merchants Bonheur, Vetiver Nocturne & Oud Maximus. his spectrum keeps me guessing whats next in a good way.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Hearing a lot of good things about Siberian Summer. If it's half as good as Russian Musk it will be a winner for me. Well worth the wait.
  79. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I need to revisit this once again. First outings I just didn't care for the opening at all but the more I wear it at night I may be coming around to a like. If it matures with age then all the...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I feel your pain. I have Siberian Summer on it's way sometime not sure just when from ALD. But happy with going through Luckyscent for War & Peace and small samples of these others receiving those...
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    I agree totally not overbearing in any way. Just feel enveloped in spicy incense and so comforting to me when I wear it. I have really took to this and Mandrava from the house. It seems I need more...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thank you I will look forward to their impressions in time. I have really enjoyed their banter and no fuss delivery in the past.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Are Wafts saying anything yet about the Areej new series. They were spot on with Pegwell Bay.

    War & Peace was still potent when I woke up this morning. I am very happy I moved for this one.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    These newer offerings do sound rather exciting. The Lumberjack Cologne sounds something I need to test. I have a slight smile on my face thinking about Monty Pythons rendition of the Lumberjack song...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I know he will do the very best he can. I missed out on Antiquity before it sold out so Strifeknot was my avenue to get a decant to experience this composition. Very reliable and responsible he has...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Well kick off for me is War & Peace and it is really something. About 30 minutes in and I think this in the top tier of Russian Adam's work so far. Just wonderful. It has the Roja Diaghilev vibe...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Looks like Antiquity is now has it's status updated as Sold Out on Luckyscent from backordered back in 14 days. So it looks like Luckyscent will not be able to source this anymore just like War &...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Wow! That is heavy stuff.

    I am glad you are in midst of fragrance enjoyment. I suppose many on here will be going through some meaningful delights in the upcoming hours. Hopefully, I will be one...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thanks JBS1 for your impressions. I have a full bottle of Siberian Summer on the way from ALD. I had a feeling this would sit somewhere between the two colognes from Bortnikoff reside.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Great read. The anticipation is unbearable come on afternoon mail. I know what Carly Simon was singing about now.
  91. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Although not the same it seemed to me to share that incense woody vibe and the deep spicy amber dry down. I have both and enjoy each in it's own way.
  92. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I haven't tried any of Adam's new creations yet but Amber and Musk Cologne are huge hits for Dmitry and very well accepted in the fragrance community it seems. I am hoping Siberian Summer scratches...
  93. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Although not as complex Rania J's Amber Loup may quench the thirst some.
  94. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    It may not be receiving the love that his other series has gotten but this and Zemfira are very well composed. I am a big fan of both.
  95. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    It is a very good house. Mandrava is a special one for me. Prin Lomros has another outlet called Strangers that have some very good compositions. You may want to check that one out also.
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    Re: Parfum Prissana discussion thread

    Yes I agree. From my sample Burning Ben has grown on me more than I thought.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Presentation looks awesome. Tomorrow will be my early Christmas.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Thank you for the update and also thanks for the link. Fortunately, I did set it up in the past and it works perfectly for me.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Forgive me for sounding so simpleminded but how do you look up your orders on their website? I just can't find a icon to direct me there like say a company like Luckyscent. I have ordered from them...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Indeed it is. A very special one.

    On a side note I just got notification from Luckyscent War and Peace just shipped. I had fingers crossed they didn't over sell as inventory was running low this...
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