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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, July 20, 2014

    van Cleef and Arpels, Les Saisons Printemps for me today. Have a wonderful evening,all.
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    Didn't sync during the day but tonight am pulling out Un air de Samsara to catch up. It is hard to choose between flankers but I like this one more than the original Samsara~ yeah, I know that is...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 7 July, 2014.

    Happy Trails in your Habit Rouge, Katsumi!

    Wonderful smells and pix in here today- well every day :)

    Roses and More by Priscilla Presley is my choice
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 5 July, 2014.

    Gluttony and Giggles!! You sure know how to turn a phrase Mizz Quarry.

    I am sporting O de Lancome today
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    Citrus Synced yesterday with O de Lancome in the day and BYredo Pulp in the evening......
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 1st July 2014

    Greetings great smelling fragaholics!
    Starting off July in Zen- the 3rd iteration from 2007 in the cube bottle.
    Be safe, all
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 30 June, 2014.

    Love that Boris and Natasha cartoon!
    I am in Leonard Eau Fabuleuse today. I have jury duty, so we'll see if I get empanelled or not.
    It's a foggy 67 degress Farenheit in town today, and the...
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    Re: Vivre - Molyneux

    I was gifted a mini by a generous BNer. I recall it being a mossy herbal. Classic perfumery
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 18th June 2014

    Jacona- like your summary of cologne du Maghreb. I get a resiny tree sap kind of feeling from it as well. Really pleasant in heat, too. Glad he rereleased this.

    Mike- feel better

    Happy...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 17 June, 2014.

    evening all.
    L'Occitane Miel and Citron
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 15th June 2014

    VIVA Basenotes meet-ups!!
    My SOTD was Lancetti, the one with the frosted leaves on the bottle shoulder.
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    for this latest sync I wore Coriolan by Guerlain
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday , 12 June, 2014.

    Howdy all you fab smelling folks!
    I am wearing Guerlain Parfum 68 from my new bottle.
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Guerlain crazy meteorites compact
    Some flomar eyeshadows
    It matte shadow palette
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Guerlain Parfum du 68 at the G boutique in Las Vegas...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 24 May, 2014.

    Howdy- It is cool enough for L'instant Guerlain today.

    Welcome Caroline1001- you smell goooooood. I dropped my bottle yesterday and stopped breathing until I realized it didn't break- YAY
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    (((Mike)))
    Hang in there!

    Still having a grand time but I do miss my perfume wardrobe....ah well, there are trade offs when travelling
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    (((Mike)))
    Hang in there!

    Still having a grand time but I do miss my perfume wardrobe....ah well, there are trade offs when travelling
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    Re: S.O.T.D - Friday 25-4-2014

    Happy belated birthday dear teardrop!

    Just caught up on threads missed yesterday due to exploring and today due to the need to just have a quiet day. OH MY- Cheese, Pimm's and birthday cake. Some...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 22 April, 2014.

    Hello fellow fragrance friends,
    My Hellenic adventure continues - I found the town my maternal grandfather came from! Also gave ride to an old skinny Greek man who was walking up a long hill on a...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 19 April, 2014.

    Dear fragrant friends,
    I am in Mitilene Greece to see where grandpa came from. Darn, I LOVE retirement. When I arrived back to my room from roaming on the island,they had left an Easter treat !
    ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 10 April, 2014.

    Eau de Lalique for me today
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    Re: A scent to match La Boheme?

    Dying to know what you chose for your vie de boheme outing?? :wink:
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    aaaaarrrgh... (in my best Brooklyn imitation voice) youse guys are killing me here.

    If only the dates were earlier in the month.

    Dad will have 91st Bday in Ariz on the 15th and from there I am...
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    Ambre Narguilé Aka apple pie
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 3 April, 2014.

    oh my, what a fragrant day. Feel better those who are sick. I'm just tired from a busy day so i believe i'll don mumu too.

    mike always smells fab even when he can't smell nutin!

    Who could...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014.

    well played kbe!

    Xscent- Glad you had a nice birthday- and many more to come :)

    Eau de Camille for me today.
  28. Re: BN California Mini-Meet, March 22, 2014 • The Scent Bar (Lucky Scent)

    LOL! I don't know which is funnier: matildaben revealing she likes setting things on fire, or the reactions to the pinkie bandage secret signal idea!
    Dang, I love these meet-ups.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 31 March, 2014.

    Greetings fragrance fiends. I am still up on the Left coast, just putzing around. Oh, the joys of retirement :)
    Gucci Envy Me 2 is my scent of the moment.

    Have a good day- here's a vintage...
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    Re: Do u guys like this dress and shoes?

    I adore the overall hat and look of the dress.
    The shoes?? NO NO NO. The model's foot doesn't even look attractive in them.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 28 March, 2014.

    Mike, I am positively delighted for you for your marathon night of dancing.

    in sync with Lancome 2000 et une roses - released in 1999.

    LOL- Jujy, I was almost scent twins with you in Amarige,...
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    Thought it would be nice to sync in something I actually bought and wore in the 90's. Dug out a bottle of Lancome 2000 et une roses. which was released in 1999 and i actually bought it then, retail....
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 27 March, 2014.

    Foustie!!! Hope you had a grand birthday!

    Montana "Just Me" pour moi today.
  34. Re: BN California Mini-Meet, March 22, 2014 • The Scent Bar (Lucky Scent)

    It was a fantastic meeting, sniffing, and eating day. Thank you Q and Matildaben for setting it up. Very fun to see the pix.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 March, 2014.

    Greetings, fragrant friends!
    It has been eons since I posted on SotD. But now that I'm retired, I plan to drop in more.

    Enjoying the sweet, smooth Belle en Rykiel
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    Re: Dior Poison Dusting Powder...

    Yes, include the original puff. The purchaser can replace it if they desire.
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2014

    yesterday, Noontide Petals by Tauer.
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    Knowing dusting powder and a big spritz over it for me today...
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    Re: Favorite Vintage Scents- some insight

    Absolutely, it could be several reasons that Rive Gauche didn't appeal. Storage in heat is likely. Or, just not my type of notes? I should dig it out and retest...You never know :)
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    Re: Favorite Vintage Scents- some insight

    I have been willing to take some risks buying vintages and have had both successes and failures. Ebay and thrift stores have been good to me. I treasure my vintage Diorella over the modern sampled in...
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    Rose Praline... Les Parfums de Rosine
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    my poor optometrist. he hates perfume, but too bad. He will have to sniff my rose scented self tomorrow while he peers deep into my eyes with his dang light. LOL
  43. Re: Coming back after an extended absence from BN

    Hooray! So nice to see you posting again.
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    no worries! feel better.
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    Re: Nombre Noir???

    Cost is a relative thing :shocked:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOMBRE-NOIR-by-Shiseido-PURE-PARFUM-1-4-oz-7-5-ml-BNIB-SEALED-/321310930214?pt=fragrance&hash=item4acf9fb526
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    Have a good nap! Feel better!

    Noses with larger bodies of work- most would likely have a bottle or sample of one of these folks creations (IMO)
    Anne Flipo
    Annick Menardo
    Aurelien Guichard...
  47. Re: The lovely Iris note in Traversée du Bosphore

    that's the spirit! And welcome to Basenotes!
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    I'd like to suggest we dedicate a days to a specific perfumer.
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    Re: Men use women's perfume

    Too many people have been traumatized by the labeling! Enough is enough
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    Olivier Cresp fan here, so I'll give it a sniff :)
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    Re: Nombre Noir???

    you are an enabler, dear heart :kiss:
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    Re: Most worn in January 2014

    Carven Robe D'un Soir x2
    Hermes Jardin Sur Le Nil x2
    Micallef Ylang
    Smell Bent Thai'd Down
    Nicolai Vanilla Tonka
    Caron Aimez Moi x2
    Tauer Incense Rose
    Roma x2
    Soivohle Orris Ochre
    Imaginary...
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    Re: Nombre Noir???

    Rose and osmanthus??? NO NO NO I will NOT press the link..can't press the link...somebody stop me from pressing the link!!!!
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    The floral velvet powder puff that is Chant D'aromes for me today
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    Greetings fellow fume heads and procurers of ......scents, glorious scents LOL
    I haven't posted on this thread in many a moon. Few purchases in 2013.

    This month I used a parfum1 coupon to order a...
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    house of Guerlain tomorrow! yeaaaaaaaah BABY :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Random fragrance generator

    We already have this feature- :thumbsup:
    on your wardrobe page at top right of screen directly under Find Fragrances is a link- Pick me something random to wear
    it comes in handy
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    thanks andre and hednic!
  59. Re: Going to Scent Bar in LA for the first time recommendations??

    ladybird- street parking may or may not be in short supply depending on timing of visit. I usually just head for a residential side street and walk a block or two.
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    Re: La Femme by Roccas

    Welcome Jenny Andrea!
    Femme is a classic scent, for sure.
  61. Re: Your favourite from the Hermes Un Jardin Series ?

    Mediteranee is technically my fave but- I wear Sur Le Nil more because a lovely Basenoter gifted me the matching lotion and it's just too scrumptious worn together.
    Really disliked Mousson.
    Want...
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    Re: Smell Bent

    ABSOLUTELY DELIGHTFULLY QUIRKY :)
    Fun and very affordable non-pretentious niche.
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    Second random sample is Tipsy Social Blah Blah (2012) by Brent Leonisio at smell bent.
    A little booze, a little cold ashes- absolutely unisex.
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    Joining late- had a headache earlier due to all the dust and winds we had today (very unusual) so no perfume until evening

    Grabbed something which turned out to be Nez A Nez Ambre a Sade.
    It's...
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    Re: Beautiful Roses

    verrrrrry sad
    LOL- so you don't think I'm Ms Moneybags, you will be envious to know I LUCKED out when I bought my bottle on evil bay. It was $20 including shipping. A very lucky blind buy.
  66. Re: Going to Scent Bar in LA for the first time recommendations??

    Welcome ladybird 2005. If you find a scent you like, the staff will really be able to help guide you to others with similar feel.
    Plus 1 on taking your time. It doesn't look that big from the...
  67. Re: Most Peculiar Celebrity/Designer Fragrances- ad campaigns

    Go Jeannie!
  68. Re: Collectors, how do you deal with fragrance expiration?

    Is expiration/spoiling overhyped by the mainstream audience/sales associates?

    yes
  69. Re: Most Peculiar Celebrity/Designer Fragrances- ad campaigns

    Kumquat, this thread is funny AND peculiar. LOL. I haven't seen most of these ads. But I have seen Revenge the TV show a few times and it's all about exposing sins of the past. The Revenge ad...
  70. Re: Does someone recognize this version of Miss Dior?

    I think we need buttons or bumper stickers with this statement on it....imagine the confusion in the non-sniffing world :)
  71. Re: Do You 'Make Offers' when frag shopping on Ebay?

    that is exactly what i've done a few times.
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    a 2012 scent for me Orris Ochre by Soivohle. will do a second scent later- many from this timespan to choose from in my closet :)
  73. Re: Disaster strikes! You must vacate your home. What 10 scents go in your survival kit?

    Lovely!

    since I live in earthquake country I'll just take the bottles that haven't broken. Hopefully that will include
    Vallee Des Rois by Mira Takla
    The Guerlains
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    Re: What is your favorite Guerlain?

    This is hard....I admire most but these are the ones I really wear:

    Vintage Vetiver
    Coriolan
    Apres L'ondee
    Jicky PDT
    and my #1 is a favorite comfort scent -Cologne du 68
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    Re: Beautiful Roses

    just saw this thread...smells yummy.
    In the garden, roses are my nemesis so I have given up trying to grow them. I just don't have "rose thumb" Now lavender is a different story- hard to kill...
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    Thai'd Down by smell bent . It was a sample sent with a purchase- that's a gift in my book. :)
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    Fantastic job, Betsy! we shall still sync! YAY!
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    Bonsai- you did a wonderful job in 2013- thank you. It's a commitment for sure!


    BETSY our HEROINE! We'll help you with themes....yes please open the 2014 forum.
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    Re: Cabochard - Gres

    That's a beautiful catch! Such a good scent in hot weather, too.
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    Re: Vintage or modern perfume

    sigh... 2014 and the stereotyping marches on.

    Nevertheless, welcome to Basenotes TokyobyKenzo. Enjoy the scent journey.
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    Re: How to Sample

    What 30 Roses does is also what I do.
  82. Re: How do you buy, store and organize samples of perfume?

    I try to corral sample vials and the occasional mini in hanging jewelry holders- the kind that are fabric backed with plastic envelope sections.
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    Re: Habanita parfum for Christmas.

    Habanita, you say :) You smell gooooooood Stevolution73
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    Re: Joining the Vintage Club

    Congrats! Some of my most loved vintage Guerlain juice was acquired on the bay at very reasonable price
  85. Re: Rote Farina Marke Kolnisch Juchten search!

    Parfums Jacqueline in San Francisco had some in stock a while back- may still. Check it out.
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    Friday sync makes you think- Now why do I have NO Pierre Guillaume in my collection? I can't even say I'm familiar with his creations. Must rectify.
  87. Re: BN meetup in 2014, possible dates and places

    jujy,
    LA- which is not so much a city as a bunch of neighborhoods interconnected by freeway, IMO really needs a car to be experienced properly, IMO. There is a metro system in some of the key...
  88. Re: BN meetup in 2014, possible dates and places

    Hi! If it's in CA, I'm in except I have plans in May for a once in a life time bucket list trip to Greece.
    My 2 cents is that SF has regularly scheduled 1 day sniff events- usually spring and fall...
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    Greetings syncers! It's vintage Caron Royal Bain de Champagne for my journey into memory....and a little visual /aural to go with it.

    start at 4:40


    ...
  90. Re: 2013 Chicago Meet-Up Trip Report (re-do)

    Fabulous, simply fabulous!!!!
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    Re: Welcome Home!

    Hello Wardrobe, Hello Directory!!! I couldn't find you for the longest time but I'm so relieved that it was ALL a BAD dream!!! There's no place like home!
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    I've missed the last few weeks but am game for the sync today. And Lo- the theme is mood-lifter. teeehee. My mood could hardly be more lifted today anyway.
    1. I'm on vacation and leaving for my...
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    Re: What women shouldn't do...

    I have clients who dress that way and wonder why they can't get hired or promoted. d'oh
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    A fragrance you perceive as "vicious". ok viscous works equally well. I rename this sync the -viscously vicious. Many more options with all the resinous ingredients available.

    LOL Foustie you...
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    I got nothin' for VISCOUS (my sp?).
    Closest I can manage is the striking leather chypre Paradoxe de Cardin
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    Re: Fracas!! And Courtney Love

    Welcome to Basenotes, WillaFriend!
  97. Re: An aquatic scent that is not all about the mediterranean?

    try Pacific Northwest- Kingston Ferry by Olympic Orchids Artisan Perfumes
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    Most of my samples are at work- where I'm not on Fridays.But on Thursday I grabbed Mary Greenwell Lemon carded sample out of the drawer so imma gonna count it for this sample sync. It's only a day...
  99. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur Traversee Du Bosphore - to blind buy?

    jealous- British QVC has L'artisan:shocked:
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    Re: Hello, coming out of lurking

    Welcome wildflowers. I love "delurkers"! especially when they are in my State.
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