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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Merci mes amis!
    Au revoir.x
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Good morning.
    I love that photo, Roberto - so impulsive (like the name of the scent.)

    We are off to Liverpool airport shortly to catch a flight to Nice. The weather
    looks set to be in the mid...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

    Idylle EDT by Guerlain.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th September, 2019

    Fleurs d'Oranger (Fragonard) on this fabulous, sunny morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th September, 2019

    Wearinng Nina Ricci d'Amour d'Amande.
    We have just been to a local village fete and are going
    out for a meal tonight with friends.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Thanks.
    It's the same colour as I always have, ClockworkAlice - a medium ash blonde.
    I would have totally white hair if I didn't colour it! It runs in the family and
    my 33 year old son is going...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Sorry double post!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Waving to ClockworkAlice - I caught up on my sleep last night too and
    certainly feel perkier than yesterday!

    I am off to the hairdressers to get a cut and colour in preparation for
    next weeks...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I know very little about DSH but she seems to be super prolific - almost 270
    perfumes listed on Fragrantica! I own none of them so will be sitting this week out.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th September, 2019

    I have been wearing Haute Couture by Givenchy today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th September, 2019

    Late night here too after a bookclub meeting at my house.
    I think we talked about the book for maybe 10 minutes!!

    I am going to wear "Y" after my bath.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019

    I am wearing Un Jour se Leve (Yves Rocher) on this sunny
    morning.
  13. Re: Which niche brand you think is well worth the price?

    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle has some gems.
  14. Re: What are some fragrances that you just can't understand why they are loved?

    Another vote for chanel No.5!
    Also, Aromatics Elixir, Cabochard and "over-sprayed" Angel.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd September, 2019

    Top of the morning to you, ladies and gentlemen!

    My SOTD is "O" d'Azur by Lancome.

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st September, 2019

    Happy 9th Basenotes Anniversary, Teardrop.

    My SOTD is going to be Le Parfum de Therese.
  17. Re: Serge Lutens "Douce Ambre", does it even exist?

    Ooh, what luck! I also love this one very much. Enjoy.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st August, 2019

    Tocade by Rochas.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th August, 2019

    Yes, stay safe in the hurricanes!

    I am synching in Cote d'Azur by Avon/Louis Ferraud (1988)
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I am wearing an Avon collaboration with Louis Feraud called Cote d'Azur (1988)

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th August, 2019

    Love Givenchy Pi, NCal. The drydown smells amazing on my husband.

    I am wearing Feminite du Bois by SL (although I would prefer the Shiseido version
    if I had any!)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th August, 2019

    Our sunshine seems to have deserted us for the time being.
    I am wearing Datura Noir.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

    Hi everyone!

    I am wearing Coccobello by Heeley.
  24. Thread: Mrs. Robinson?

    by kewart
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    Re: Mrs. Robinson?

    She would have worn Rive Gauche (IMHO)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th August, 2019

    The clouds are back here this morning but will maybe clear later in the day.
    I am wearing Noa by Cacharel.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    Sorry, Jon, but this girl is loving the sunshine! I need all the
    vitamin D I can soak up.

    I am wearing Summer Love by Pell Wall Perfumes.

    Enjoy your day everyone.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th August, 2019

    Shycat - so sorry for your loss.
    Off to bed wearing Badgely Mischka.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Yes you are correct, cook.bot! Well done.
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    Re: Do you wear "male" parfum?

    The only three "male" frarances I occasionally wear are Eau Sauvage, Lolita Lempicka pour Homme
    and Dior Homme. I seem to remember liking TF Noir de Noir, when I tested it too.

    I think many...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd August, 2019

    Eau de Rochas body lotion and edt.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    My first is in bread and also in rice,
    My second's in old and my third in mice.
    My fourth is in cat and lea and pea
    My whole is the name of large city (excuse the poor rhyme!)

    What am I?

    P.S...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st August, 2019

    Good luck with your Spring clean, CuddleCat.

    It's a beautiful morning here today and I am wearing "Y" by YSL.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th August, 2019

    Happy B'notes anniversary Cuddlecat!
    Welcome back, Larimar.
    Head massages certainly can put the world to rights, Teardrop.

    I am sharing houses with easyfish htis morning and wearing an old...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th August, 2019

    Good morning.
    TF Plum Japonais.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th August, 2019

    ((Teardrop)) - sorry I missed your post last night about the abusive
    relative of one of your patients. How awful for you. Just try to see it as his problem
    and concentrate on the ones who...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 18th August, 2019

    That new acquisition looks amazing, Jon. Enjoy wearing it.
    I used to have a black bottle of this beauty and enjoyed wearing it
    on special occasions.

    I have put on some Body Shop Italian Summer...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 17th August, 2019

    THanks for your kind wishes, Tdem an HoP.
    I am sorry you are hurting over the anniversary of your Mum's death (HoP)

    I am changing to Caron Royal Bain de Champagne for this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 17th August, 2019

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    Feeling a bit more positive about my back today after seeing a really
    good chiropractor yesterday, who has helped the pain level a lot and
    given me some exercises to do.

    A day of...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th August, 2019

    Good afternoon. I am in synch with Gin and Lime by Pell Wall perfumes.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I am going to wear Gin and Lime by Pell Wall Perfumes to join the synch, once I get out of my morning pain bubble that is the fallout from last Sunday's back sprain.

    I may change to Royal Bain de...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

    It's wet here too, Teardrop!

    I am hobbling around and still in a fair amount of pain
    with my back but at least my husband is at home to
    help me now he has retired.

    I am going to wear...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 13th August, 2019

    Happy Birthday, ComDiva.

    I am just about getting back into the swing of things after a difficult Sunday spent in A and E with
    yet another back sprain. I was trying on a pair of ballet pumps in...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 11th August, 2019

    It's been raining overnight but I am hoping for sunshine later on. Unlike Jon, I
    really hope summer isn't over yet.

    My SOTD is Plum Japonais by Tom Ford.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th August, 2019

    Oh my goodness - how beautiful are those trees!
    Where was that photo taken, Jon? The colours are stunning.
    Nature at its best.


    I am wearing Ivoire de Balmain.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th August, 2019

    Nothing suitable for the synch so I'm wearing YSL Paris.
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    Re: Autumn Selections 2019

    Oh wow, that Eva Cassidy rendition of Autumn Leaves is amazing.

    I look forward to scents like Feminite du Bois, Mauboussin,
    Badgely Mischka, Theorema and Mitsouko.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th August, 2019

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    Have a good day, everyone.
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    Re: One choice for...Vol II

    Winter in Madrid ; Nohiba
    Second Date : Feminite du Bois
    A party in L.A. : Badgely Mischka
    Important meeting : Bulgari Omnia Green Jade
    French Kiss : Mauboussin
    After hours in a city you don't...
  49. Re: Have you ever stopped someone to ask what they're wearing? What was it?

    Yes it was my sister's boyfriend and he was wearing Le Male.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 7th August, 2019

    It's a sunny start to the day and I'm in the airy, breezy Fleur d'Oranger by
    Fragonard. Enjoy your Wednesday, everyone.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th August, 2019

    AA Flora Nymphea.
    I am meeting up with a friend for lunch.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th August, 2019

    Datura Noir.

    Not as warm here as yesterday. I am planning on going for a walk
    to get these old legs moving.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd August, 2019

    Sorry Jon. I misread your post! Congratulations to your parents instead of you.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I don't have anything really bohemian or hippie but I have decided to
    wear Mary Quant Havoc because it is "of its time" i.e the mid seventies.
    It starts off very chemical and metallic (aldehydes)...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd August, 2019

    Happy Birthday, ClaireV and Happy Anniversary to Jon and partner.

    The only synch-type scent I have come up with for today is
    Mary Quant Havoc. I wore it in the mid-seventies.
    I bought a silver...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 1st August, 2019

    Datura Noir.
    Happy Birthday kbe! Enjoy your special day.
    I am taking a group of seniors to a local garden centre followed by
    lunch in an orangery.
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    Re: top 5 most BEAUTIFUL perfumes you have smelled

    Feminite du Bois
    Rive Gauche
    Jicky
    Badgely Mischka
    Cuir Beluga
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st July, 2019

    Lovely bird videos. That lyre bird really is something else!
    How could any female resist such a clever performance?

    I am wearing Joop Le Bain and hoping that my car will be fixed today after...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th July, 2019

    Another gorgeous, sunny day here with the occasional cloud.
    My SOTD is Purple Water.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th July, 2019

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    Keeping up with the picture theme today.
    My Idylle is nearing it's end.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th July, 2019

    I've gone for iris too this morning but it's the Pierre Boudon one
    by Ferre.
  62. Re: Recommendations of a fragrance for a kind but pessimistic, gloomy and melancholic woman?

    Lolita Lempicka or Cacharel Eden maybe.
    The LL has a wistful ivy note with liquorice that I find quite melancholy.
    The Cacharel is like a dark, damp forest.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th July, 2019

    We have refreshing rain here this morning. What a relief after all the heat!
    I am wearing Iris Poudre by Frederic Malle and meeting a friend in town for lunch.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th July, 2019

    Today I am wearing Herbae by l'Occitane.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th July, 2019

    Enjoy that new kitten, ClockworkAlice. I think Banshee is a fab name!
    I chose Issey Miyake A Scent today and it has done a great job of cutting
    through the heat. I have also been spraying my face...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th July, 2019

    Good afternoon. I am just watching our new PM arriving at Downing Street
    after his meeting with the Queen.
    After thunderstorms last night and very little sleep, today is cloudy and warm.
    I am...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019

    Thanks for the information regarding cats and catnip, PerfumedLady.
    That photo wasnt of my garden - just one I downloaded from the web!

    Eagerly anticipating the sunshine here too.
    Yesterday was...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd July, 2019

    Whilst we are on the subject of flowers, I wondered if any of you cat lovers know
    if it's normal for a cat to actually eat catnip flowers. I know they love to roll in it and it sends
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st July, 2019

    It's a lovely day here too. Sunny with a slight breeze.
    I will wear A Scent by Issey Miyake.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th July, 2019

    Hope you all have a great weekend.

    My car has juddered to a grinding halt - something wrong
    with the radiator apparently, which hubbie will hopefully be able to fix.
    It's temperature gauge went...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th July, 2019

    Good morning. It's lashing down with rain here
    so the garden is lapping it up.

    I am synching in Fleur d'Oranger by Serge Lutens for the notes
    of cumin and tuberose, which I normally avoid. Here...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Fleur d'Oranger by Serge Lutens for the cumin and tuberose, which I usually
    avoid, but here they are used in a gorgeous way.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th July, 2019

    Another day wearing Badgely Mischka.
    Hopefully I've spelled it correctly this time!!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th July, 2019

    Sending healing vibes to those of you in need.
    I feel for those of you in the hotter climes - it's only in the
    low 20's here but I am still finding it hard to sleep well.

    My SOTE is Badgley...
  75. Thread: Cedar! Cedar!

    by kewart
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    Re: Cedar! Cedar!

    Feminite du Bois is the only cedar-centric scent that I own, so that one.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th July, 2019

    As it's so hot this morning, I am layering Eau de Rochas body lotion with the EDT.
    Coolness personified!
    So glad your son loved your fur babies, Shycat. Enjoy your time with him.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th July, 2019

    Congrats on your 37K, NCal!

    I am wearing Coccobello by James Heeley and looking forward to a day in the sunshine.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th July, 2019

    Amazing photo of that moth, Jon!

    I am just waiting for my agapanthus to bloom.
    It's always such a joy when the buds open into those glorious blue flowers.

    My SOTD is Lolita Lempicka.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th July, 2019

    I saw West Side Story at our local theatre on Thursday evening so please indulge me :-

    I feel pretty
    Oh, so pretty
    I feel pretty and witty and bright!
    And I pity
    Any girl who isn't me tonight...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th July, 2019

    Shycat - it sounds like hell out your way at the moment!
    Hopefully you will get some respite soon.

    I am off to a day of volunteering wearing Fleur d'Oranger by Fragonard.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th July, 2019

    Good morning all!

    Lolita Lempicka is my SOTD.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th July, 2019

    Teardrop, I thinks it's kind of sweet to think that a beautiful perfume is helping you through a tough day.
    My husband always says to look at what you've already achieved rather than what lies...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th July, 2019

    Happy Monday!

    I am wearing Guerlain AA Flora Nymphea and looking forward to a day
    of sunshine.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 7th July, 2019

    Good morning scented friends.

    I am wearing Fleur d'Oranger by Serge Lutens.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 6th July, 2019

    Today's cooler temperatures are almost a relief after the searing heat of
    yesterday.

    When I wear suntan lotion I find it disrupts any scent I wear so I am looking
    forward to being able to smell...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th July, 2019

    Oooh, so much choice for today's synch as Bertrand Duchaufour is one of
    my favourite perfumers and is never anything short of unusual/brilliant/creative.
    I can only imagine what it must feel like...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Oh I'm like a child in a sweet shop this Friday! I love many of Duchaufour's creations
    and own quite a few too. I have Mur et Musc, Timbuktu, Seville a l'Aube, Amaranthine,
    Premier Figuier, Nuit de...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th July, 2019

    It looks set to be another lovely,warm day here too.

    Happy Independence Day to those celebrating with
    barbecues, music etc.

    Sending condolences to PerfumedLady.

    I am wearing Feminite du...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019

    Sending hugs to PerfumedLady at this difficult time.

    Jon,I hope your gourmet meal turned out well!

    My SOTD is YSL Paris. I love roses and we were given one on Paul's
    retirement called New...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

    Thanks for all the advice folks. I knew I could count on you.

    We have our own interests - he's sporty and does karate, hill-walking and running;
    I do arty things like singing and playing the...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019

    Good morning. I am just getting used to having a newly-retired husband around
    full-time. It will need a bit of adjustment on both sides I think! Any tips??
    My SOTD is Donna Karan Gold.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st July, 2019

    Happy 8th anniversary on Basenotes NCal!

    I am wearing Cristobal by Balenciaga.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th June, 2019

    Great to have news of your recent visit to Nice, Jon.
    Lovely pics too. So glad you liked Le Meridien. I also loved
    the Russian Cathedral, when I visited it last year.
    Very sorry to hear you were...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 29th June, 2019

    Donna Karan Gold.
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    Re: Italian perfume houses -- help!

    If you do manage to find Santa Maria Novella (the frontage looks like someone's front door)
    then be sure to visit the cloisters at the back - so atmospheric.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 28th June, 2019

    Synching with Seville a l'Aube.
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    Seville a l'Aube.

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    (only the photo is of Grasse!)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 27th June, 2019

    Here comes the sun ....
    I am wearing Clarins Eau Ressourcante and not looking forward to
    having to spend the day inside at the place where I volunteer.
    Hopefully I will be able to persuade the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 26th June, 2019

    Teardrop,your post made me think of a Frenchman I used to know in the early 70's, who wore Tabac
    very well. Does anyone remember or wear that one?

    I am wearing Terre de Lumiere again.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 25th June, 2019

    JUngle Jezebel does indeed sound a weird one, Teardrop!

    I am wearing the more mainstream Terre de Lumiere, which is a soft,
    people-pleaser scent and slightly reminiscent of YSL Cinema;
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