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  1. It's a beautiful citrus-flowery fragrance, with a...

    It's a beautiful citrus-flowery fragrance, with a greato orange flower top note.
  2. I tried the new fragrance at Esxcence. I find it...

    I tried the new fragrance at Esxcence. I find it soapy, like an orange scented soap. The only Tauer I don't like at all. But the new packaging is great: hype, modern, sophisticated and fun!
  3. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    I own Garrigue, too, and also Fleur de Cassis from the same line
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    Re: S o t D ~ 12 February 2010

    Vanillary by Lush in solid version. Here in Italy they have renamed it "Somma goduria", that means something like "supreme pleasure".
  5. Re: Name a fragrance you own, but no other Basenoter does...

    Does anyone else own Tauleto, the wine fragrance?
  6. See you there!!! Elena Porcelli

    See you there!!!
    Elena Porcelli
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    Re: Osmanthus - a revelation

    Acqua di Stresa, inspired by the holiday spot on the Lago Maggiore, has a lot of osmanthus, because it grows in the area. It's a lovely cologna I'd definitely recommend.
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    I have no idea what this list (in no particular order) reveals about me:
    Guerlain-Vetiver
    Diptyque-L'Autre
    Montale-Blue Amber
    Les Nez-Manoumalia
    Santa Maria Novella-Lavanda Ambrata
    Serge...
  9. It sounds fascinating. It's a pity that Via del...

    It sounds fascinating. It's a pity that Via del profumo is, as far as I know, distributed only via Internet and that the samples are rather expensive. I'd love to try it!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 2 December

    Sampling Geste by Humieki & Graef. A very refined feminine
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 24 November

    Endymion from Penhaligon's scent library. A boring stereotiped modern masculine, with a sweet vanilla basenote I don't like. . I think I'll shower and put on something else (maybe Crystal Aoud by...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 November

    samling Artemisia from Penhaligon's scent library. How comes I smell some bubblegum in it?
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    Re: Five you want but can't have

    1) A lifetime supply of Breath of God
    2) Original Mitsouko
    3) Le Feu d'Issey
    4) Roja Dove enslaved
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    Re: B Never swansong

    an over 35 with the mind of a teenager? Here I am! And that's probably why I fell in love with BNTBTB
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    Re: B Never swansong

    I'm so sad. I had just discovered Breath of God at the Basenotes lunch and elected it my signature fragrance. I so hope it will become part of the Lush collection....
    In the meantime, I will try to...
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    Re: Perfume sweetness

    I saw that you're in doubt between Vetiver and L'Instant. I'd definitely recomment Vetiver, as youn might find L'instant "sweet".
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    Re: Perfume sweetness

    I think it depends. Most people use the word "sweet" to mean "nauseating". But all depends on personal taste. Every class of fragrance include both "sweet" or "not sweet"smells. Fir instance, some...
  18. Thread: salt?

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    salt?

    Smeling Sel de Vetiver e Fleurs de Sel, I wonder: whatmakes a fragrance smell "salty"? Is there a special note or is it a mix of several different notes that results in saltiness?
  19. Re: London BN member tour: 28th of August -09 - details in first post

    My best day in London ever! Thanks to everyone for being such interesting, firndly and scent discerning company!!!
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    Re: What are your favourite perfume combinations?

    I layer Jo Malone's vetiver with all the feminine perfumes I got as presents or samples but find too sweet for my personality: Bulgari Rose Essentielle, Bulgari Omnia, Tauleto.
    By favourite...
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    Re: Hermès Amazone

    also: is it sold in the U.S.A? Is there a reliable internet seller?
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    Re: Hermès Amazone

    Amazone is listed on Basenotes as still in production. But I can't find it anywhere in Italy, not even in Hermes boutique in Milan. Do you know if it is sold in London? Where? I'm going to London...
  23. Re: Dark Humor: What Fragrance Should I wear to my Funeral?

    I want to be buried in a cloud of Crystal oud.
    If they will cremate me, I want them to burn some real oud grains with my body. The smell is so good that will cheer up everybody at the funeral. And...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 15 August-09

    Guerlain Vetiver, my hot weather staple
  25. Re: London BN member tour: 28th of August -09 - details in first post

    I have just bought my ticket, so I'm a definite Yes!
    Elena Porcelli aka Valentina Maltese
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    Re: My next Andy Tauer will be??????

    I had the privileg to smell the rose chyprée when Andy come to Milan. It's wonderful: rose depurated from all the nauseating excess of sweetness and increased in it's spicy, lively notes. I can't...
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    Re: Grape notes?

    I don't know if it's sold where you live but Tauleto is a wonderful grape fragrance, based on the notes of the italian wine Sangiovese
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    Re: What's your "white tee-shirt" scent?

    Lavanda ambrata by Santa Maria Novella
  29. Re: Feminite du Bois relaunched as a Serge Lutens!

    All Feminité du Bois curvy bottles are without plastic and can be unscrewed: wich is good news for those who have one: you can refill it and reuse it.
  30. Re: Feminite du Bois relaunched as a Serge Lutens!

    I have Just compared the FdB contained in the new rectangualr bottle with the one in the old Shiseido bottle I have at home. To me, it still smells exactly the same. What do you think?
    Good news...
  31. Re: Feminite du Bois relaunched as a Serge Lutens!

    I have smelled FdB in the new Serge Lutens rectangular bottle. Luckily the scent seems unchanged. o you smell any difference?
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    Re: Jo Malone fragances

    Amber and lavender, alone or combined with pomegranate noir
  33. Re: What scents would the Sex and the City girls wear?

    Samantha: In an episode I saw the unmistakable pink bottle of Creed's Spring Flower in her bathroom.

    Carrie: probably changes her perfume to go with her different looks and probably layers them in...
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    Re: Valentine's Day Mistake?

    A woman's point of view: I don't think you're a bad person and I'm sure you did it with the best in intentions, but your giurlfriend may have some good reasons for not liking your gift.
    I never give...
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    Re: What's the most Badass scent?

    Mechant Loup by L'artisan parfumeur, total badass, including the name "bad wolf". Animalic and "different"
  36. Re: Dark, not too sexy florals? (aka: Maybe I could like florals?)

    I love and would recomment jasmin et cigarette by l'etat libre d'orange: floral but not cloyng or too sweet, and definitely not "pretty" but very beautiful, it makes me think of gorgeous, androginous...
  37. Re: General Consensus: What works best in fragrancing the home?

    I like geodesis and dipthique candles, but now I'm expermenting with variuous resins burned on charchoal. Until now I like oliban and storax best and I'm very disappointed about frankincense, that...
  38. Re: Time to choose some drugstore fragrances!

    The only drugstore fragrance I like are Vanderbilt and Alyssa Ashley Musk- I'd rather go without perfume than wearing any other drugstore fragrance
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    Re: Milan - IT

    Calé Fragranze d'Autore in Via Santa Maria Alla Porta 5 Milano (very near to the Santa Maria Novella shop), is a perfumery run by the chemist and fragrance expert Silvio Levi, who is the italian...
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    Re: A newbie with a few questions

    About layering:

    Some colognes, like the ones by Jo Malone, are made to be layered and there is a "fragrance menu" that suggests the layering combinations. Some people layer cologne because they...
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    Re: Calé Fragranze d'autore

    Maybe you could inquire directly at Calé, the phone number is in their website www.cale.it.
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    Re: This may be weird but..

    Sorry, the second perfume is Jasmin et Cigarette
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    Re: This may be weird but..

    Feminitè du Bois by Shiseido smells of cedarwood like a sharpened pencil and is a very intellectual yet pleasant scent. The bottle, designed by Serge Lutens, is a small work of art, alas going to be...
  44. Re: London BN perfume tour next year... UPDATE: This will now be the official BN annu

    I really hope it will be in autumn (sept-nov) because I won't be able to come in summer
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    Calé Fragranze d'autore

    Calé is a new line of niche fragrance, created in 2008 by italian chemist and perfume expert Silvio Levi and perfumer Maurizio Cerizza. I have smelled all these fragrances and they're all interesting...
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    Tauleto

    Tauleto by the winemaker Umberto Cesari is a very interesting fragrance based on the bouquet of Sangiovese, a famous Italian wine. It's considered a niche fragrance and is distributed mostly in...
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    Re: This may be weird but..

    Hinoki by Comme de Garcons combines the fresh clearheadedness of the notes with originality and sophisticatedness, so I would say it smells "clever". But, now that I think about it, the most...
  48. Re: New suggestions to me stop blind buying.

    I find "Zucchero ice" of the line "Miss Milkie fragrances" by Pupa a very pleasant and fresh vanilla, with a hint of floral. It's a very light perfumed water. I don't know if it's available in...
  49. Re: London BN perfume tour next year... UPDATE: This will now be the official BN annu

    I take back mi vote for june: I found a new job that requires a lot of work in spring and summer. I vote for sept-nov, now!!! sorry but it was unpredictable
  50. Re: London BN perfume tour next year... UPDATE: This will now be the official BN annu

    I'd love to take part, even if I'll have tp come all the way from Milan (Italy)
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