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    Re: SotD - Monday the 16th of August

    MAC Africanimal today. Man, this stuff is strong. I have only two squirts on and I'm pretty sure it can be smelled from space. :D
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    Re: Today I Bought: August 2010

    Not today, but this month. I bought a bottle of Marc Jacobs Splash Gardenia for £17 in TK Maxx. I'm really quite pleased, but keeping it quiet from my husband. :)) They had the lemon and the basil...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    I picked up a 100ml bottle of the Marks & Spencer Rose & Amber EDT yesterday in their sale for £5. It's so crazily similar to Diptyque L'ombre dans l'eau/Baies, and at that price I can afford to use...
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    Re: Today I sampled...July 2010 edition

    I forgot to mention the Tuca Tuca I tried. I really really didn't like it at all, and it had sounded so lovely.
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    Re: Today I sampled...July 2010 edition

    I had a total sniff-fest in Manchester yesterday. I tried Womanity, which smelled of cinnamon to me to begin with, but it quickly faded to the fig and wood. I managed to grab a sample vial of it so I...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Yesterday I bought Pomegranate Noir. It was exactly intentional, it just happened.

    Also, last week I picked up a 100ml bottle of Elixir des Merveilles on eBay for almost half price. I have to...
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    Re: favorite jo malone?

    I bought Pomegranate Noir yesterday, and I do love it very very much.

    I can't wear a lot of JM scents, they can go a bit air freshener on me, like White Jasmine and Mint. but I tried the new Oud...
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    Re: iPerfumer iPhone app

    ad I didn't part with actual cash for it, that's for sure. I hope it will get better & become more worthwhile, or that someone with a bit of knowledge can make a better app for the perfumistas of the...
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 25th of June

    Happy birthday Divatologist.

    I'm wearing Eau des Merveilles today from a sample until my full bottle arrives.
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    iPerfumer iPhone app

    Is anyone using this? I downloaded it last night, and it's OK, but certainly not as comprehensive as the wonderful Basenotes directory! It suggests fragrances for you to try based on your ratings,...
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    Re: Which is your favourite L'Artisan?

    I've only tried Timbuktu (on Hebe!), but I would like to try more. I'm struggling to find them anywhere near me though.
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    Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Philosykos today. It smells fresh, clean, woody and soapy to me. Perfect on a really muggy day.
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    I am so envious of the Carnal Flower! :D

    Today I was idly browsing sites and trying to answer a friend's question about Alien and I stumbled across Eau des Merveilles at a bargain basement price...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, the 2nd of May

    I'm wearing M&S Lime Blossom & Bergamot EDT. It's nice & sherbet-y, but it lasts for about 30mins, tops.
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    Re: Today I bought.........May 2010

    Wow, Carnal Flower!

    Technically these are April purchases/perfumes, but it feels a bit retrograde to post them in the April thread, so I hope no one minds.

    My husband bought me Amaranthine...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 8 April

    Miller Harris Fleur du Matin today. Perfect for a perfect Spring day, which it was! I can still smell it now, at 10pm, so it does have sticking power on me.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 7 April

    Oh what a shame! I love CdÉ, it changes on me according to the weather.

    Today I'm wearing Michael Kors. This is ALWAYS too heady, and I love it for that. :D
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    Re: Today I bought.....March 2010

    Today I got the little set of 4x25ml M&S EDTs I mentioned ages ago. Rose & Amber smells ridiculously similar to L'ombre dans l'eau, minus the greeny vegetal thing, and Orchid & Vanilla is very close...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 March

    I've been to the shops today. On my left arm, Iris Nobile. Beautiful and slightly parma-violetty. On my right, Magnolia Nobile and Stella Nude. The Stella is all rose, and the Magnolia surprised me...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27 Februrary-10

    I've got armfuls of all sorts today. Two M&S scents, Chanel No. 19 (my next must-have) and Prada Infusion d'Iris. Can you tell I've been shopping? ;)
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    Re: Signature Scent - only one allowed!

    It would have to be Fleurs de Sel for me. I can't begin to explain all of why. It makes me think of an entirely bleak time in my life, but at the same time, it's really uplifting.
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    Re: New EDTs at Marks & Spencer (UK)

    Bumping this, because I tried the Rose & Amber on skin today. I fell instantly in love, and spent a good few minutes figuring out what it smells like. And it is ridiculously close to L'ombre dans...
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    Re: Today I bought...February 2010 purchases

    I went a bit payday crazy yesterday and bought Lolita Lempicka scent unsniffed. :D
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    Re: SotD Friday 26 February

    Fleurs de Sel for me today, it really is my favourite of all time (at the moment ;) ).

    Though I do feel cowgirlish and if I'd had a spray of L'air de Rien instead of a sample vial, I would have...
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    Re: PERFUMES: THE GUIDE Favorite Reviews

    I love Michael Kors, and I also love the description:

    “a hair-singeing horror” :D
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    Re: Perfume Reviews of Favorite scents

    I agree with this, totally.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 25 February

    I've been bad lately & neglected Basenotes, I am sorry.

    I'm wearing CL&TP crazystick in Amoreuse today. I love the peppery rose.
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    Re: Today I bought ... January 2010 purchases

    And I bought MAC Africanimal, which I'd wanted to try forever, and was also a massive bargain.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 16 January

    Such a lot of birthdays this weekend! Six of my friends have their birthdays this weekend too.

    Today I started in Fleur du Matin, but a bottle of Tokyo Milk A Song in D Minor arrived from a...
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    Re: SotD Friday 15 January

    I started the day in Lancome Attraction, but after I got in from work and got changed I decided to put some TBS Dewberry perfume oil on. I'd been talking about the Body Shop on another board and it...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 14 January

    Bulgari Black today - as detailed on the January purchases thread. Since I fall in love with almost every perfume I sniff at the moment, I'm getting that way again!
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    Re: Today I bought ... January 2010 purchases

    I bought Bulgari Black & it arrived yesterday. Scent unsniffed, so purely on The Guide's say so. After some initial remorse, it has settled beautifully into smoky rubbery vanilla and I love it.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 12 January

    Coeur d'été today.

    My little girl insisted on having some of my Crazystick "Aux Anges" on this morning too. She's 2 next month. :D
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    Re: Favorite earthy yet feminine scent?

    L'air de Rien?
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    Re: December Purchases 2009 ~~~

    There was an offer on ASOS.com a couple of weeks ago, so I succumbed and bought two of the Crazy Libellule & the Poppies crazysticks. I got Aux Anges (very jasmine) and Amoreuse (beautiful peppery...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 December

    Good morning. I've not been around properly for a while, and I feel bad for not joining in more. I've a bit of a cold, but luckily it's not affecting my sense of smell, so I've another few drops of...
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    Re: S o t D Friday 11 December 2009

    I started out in Narciso Rodriguez for Her EDT, but a friend sent me a decant of Hermes Eau des Merveilles, so I've popped some on for a quick fix. I'm not sure, it's really sherberty to my nose....
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 December

    Miss Dior Cherie today.
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    Re: December Purchases 2009 ~~~

    I got an early Christmas present to myself - a travel refill set of L'Ombre Dans L'Eau. Except one bottle smashed in the post. :( But then I called the store & they refunded me, so I got two 12ml...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 28 November

    I've been sent a sample of L'Air de Rien by a friend, and I'm testing it for the first time today. It's wonderful, and I love it! Sort of dirty but warm and inviting.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 November

    :)) I wonder what other famous women of history should smell like?

    The Tocca Cleopatra is warming up nicely on my skin, but it's still nothing special. I was given the sample in Space NK as being...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 November

    I've got a sample of Tocca Cleopatra on. It's not what I'd imagine Cleopatra to smell like. I would expect milk, honey, amber, and musk, but I've got faint grapefruit and jasmine....
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 11 November

    I'm wearing Lancome Attraction today. I can't remember what the notes in it are, and it's all a jumbled up smell to me today. I think I am having a mini meltdown.
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 10 November 2009

    I decided to experiment and wear Ghost Deep Night today, I usually go for it as an evening scent, but chatting to someone yesterday made me think of giving it a go in daylight. I'm undecided if it's...
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    Re: S O T D Monday 09 November 2009

    Miss Dior Cherie for me today.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 5 November

    It's been so long since I last posted, I am sorry.

    I'm wearing Coeur d'Été today, I find it very comforting and it's what I need at the moment. I don't think of it as a summer scent at all,...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 21 October

    I'm sampling Ormonde Jayne Tolu today, courtesy of the lovely Hebe. I wasn't sure at first (in fact I sprayed without even knowing what it was!), but it's developing into something lovely. I'm not...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 18 October

    Today was a sample of Daim Blond that the lovely Hebe sent me ages ago. I really like it.
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    I've been using a pillow mist from Boots recently. It's got lavender and basil in it. My husband hates it, but the scent really helps me to drift off soundly. I never thought to use actual perfume...
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    Re: S o t D Thrusday 08 October 2009

    Happy birthday, Rogalal!

    It's been a while since I told you all what I'm wearing. SOTD is Narciso Roriguez for Her EDT.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 September -09

    OK then ubu! I will pop on some Coeur d'Eté as it's not up two flights of stairs like my other scents. :)
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 September -09

    I totally forgot about scent today! Too late now. :( All I'm doing is sitting in and watching TV with my husband, so it wouldn't be worth it. Or would it?
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    Re: Guerlain Idylle

    I tried Idylle on a scent strip this week, and I didn't get anything from it at all. I think I'd completely overpowered my nose beforehand. It seemed quite subtle to me.
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    Re: Secret Shame: the teenaged years

    Apart from the Impulse sprays, there was Anais Anais, Exclamation! and The Body Shop Dewberry perfume oil.

    I bought some more Dewberry when they re-released it a couple of years ago. I don't wear...
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 24 September 2009

    How annoying about the swimsuit! Fingers crossed it will turn up.

    Today I'm wearing Michael by Michael Kors. I love this scent so much.

    Yesterday I went shopping with my little girl and we...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 20 September -09

    I've got the sample of L'Ombre Dans L'Eau on that Hebe procured for me. It has a really quickly flash of something green & citrussy at the start, and then it turns to a strange orchard-kind of smell...
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    Re: S o t D Friday 18 September

    My Fleurs de Sel arrived this evening! Well, my lovely husband brought it home from the Post Office. I would be wearing it, but the Coeur d'Été has actually lasted really really well.
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    Re: S o t D Friday 18 September

    Miller Harris Coeur d'Été at long last! I can smell it too!

    The top notes are just a floral herby mish mash, and then I get the chocolate & banana. Delicious!
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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 16 September 2006

    Happy birthday Kewart! Hebe sent me the Guide for my birthday in April - have fun with it!

    Today I am still suffering with the cold, but slowly starting to smell again. So I have chosen Marc...
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    Re: New EDTs at Marks & Spencer (UK)

    I'm lucky enough to be near quite a large one to pop into on my way home from work occasionally. I want to go back & try the Honeysuckle & Jasmine on skin, mainly because I adore Jasmine, but it...
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    New EDTs at Marks & Spencer (UK)

    I'm a bit hesitant about posting this, as it seems terribly low brow, but I'm intrigued what you all think of the new "In Bloom" EDTs at M&S.

    Here's the press release about them. There's Lime...
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 15 September 2009

    Good morning! I have a head cold, and while I wanted to wear my new Coeur d'été (thanks again, Hebe!), I didn't want to be the only person not benefitting from it, so I am scent-free today.
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    Re: S O T D Friday 11 September 2009

    Happy birthday Lilybelle!

    I'm wearing Chanel Allure today, and have already had a compliment, which was nice.
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday 09 September 2009

    I'm sampling Miller Harris Geranium Bourbon today. It smelled lovely and different on the card, but on my skin it just smells like generic pot pourri. I'm really not a fan.
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 08 September 2009

    I thought I'd better out myself!

    I will have to decant now - the Coeur d'Été doesn't have great sticking power, it's almost gone already. :-( It's definitely a scent that will need reapplying.
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 08 September 2009

    I am sorry for those with troubles, and migraines.

    I've got a sample of Coeur d'Été today - in preparation for the big bottle Hebe has for me. I'm so excited!
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    This is such a timely thread, I've been thinking about decanting recently. I bought a few little things from Muji - a nice atomiser (so hard to find one I didn't hate the look of), and a little...
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    Re: S o t D Monday 7 September 2009

    Thanks for the welcome!
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    Re: S o t D Monday 7 September 2009

    I'm new, sidling in to say I'm wearing Marc Jacobs Splash in Ivy, since it feels like Autumn here.
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