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    Chloé Eau de Fleurs

    The three Chloé Eau de Fleurs are missing.

    Launched: 2010
    Gender: Feminine
    Availability: In Production
    Bottle Designer: ?

    Lavande

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  2. The Fragrance Directory - How to suggest scents to be added?

    There are scents missing from the all mighty directory! I looked at the Help FAQ, which contains only instructions addressed to companies wishing to add their products. Can I supply this information,...
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    Re: Chloe Eau de Fleurs?

    Hmm, I must go back and sample this one again. My name is actually Ivy and I've always wondered what I should smell like :)
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    Chloe Eau de Fleurs?

    Has anyone tried this trio by Chloe? I tried searching for them in the Fragrance Directory but they are not listed. I'm interested in hearing some opinions, particularly about the lavender.
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    Re: Chance: a skeleton in the closet

    Someone please tell me I'm not crazy, or help me figure this out...

    I am a young woman who is only just beginning to break away from the typical fruity/floral popular stuff and learning to...
  6. Re: Ten new members who have an interest in sampling

    If I haven't responded, it's not because I've received the samples and am rude and ungrateful! I haven't received anything yet, probably because shipping takes twice as long to get to Canada. :)
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    Re: Basic Wardrobe Editing now available

    It has been almost a year since you wrote this. Any chance it will be fixed soon? :)
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    Re: Hanae Mori Magical Moon - EDT vs EDP?

    I thought I might update this thread. :) I ordered the EDP, and was happily surprised to receive the parfum instead!

    To my nose, this stuff is potently smoky! Like the scent of wood smoke in the...
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    Re: This year I finished -- 2009

    I haven't actually finished anything, but since we're including stuff thrown out or given away...

    Angel - Gave it to a friend whose signature scent is Angel. It gave me a pounding headache the...
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    Re: The Most Expensive Purchases

    After our horrible sales taxes, I paid $120 Cdn for 50ml of Coco Mademoiselle EDP.
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    Re: Juciest Scents

    Fresh Hesperides
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    Re: Incense and amber?

    Wow, thank you everyone!! I'm making a list to keep in my wallet right now. If none of what I can find to test strikes my fancy (which I highly doubt!), I will take your suggestion Twolf! :)
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    Incense and amber?

    I was wearing HM Magical Moon parfum, which on me is very intensely smoky. The incense overwhelms the other notes and I wanted to see if I could create something interesting by layering over another...
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    Re: e-Bay access blocked for Canada

    Hmm, that's very odd. I just recently bought two bottles off ebay with no issues. I've looked at hundreds and never experienced that.
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    Re: What have they done to No. 19???

    So it's not just me? I tried No. 19 after reading all these wonderful things about it and though, "Blegh!!!" What a shame that I've missed out on the original.
  16. Re: Inexperienced friend discovers my perfume collection

    I've been thinking for months that I need to find a fragrance mentor! It would be amazing to have someone guide me through all these different fragrances like you did for your lucky friend.
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    Re: Getting discouraged with my nose...

    Awww, thank you! :D And thanks for the encouraging words. They give me hope that learning is possible, even if it's slow going, and that maybe one day I will have the Mitsouko experience!



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  18. Did Mitsouko ever come in a bottle like this?

    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Large-Bottle-Vint-Guerlain-Mitsouko_W0QQitemZ230387422603QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item35a429158b&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

    What is this?! If it's fake, it looks...
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    Re: Hanae Mori Magical Moon - EDT vs EDP?

    Thank you Elf! That is exactly what I wanted to know. :)
  20. Re: Ten new members who have an interest in sampling

    Oh, me!!! Please! Thank you!! :D
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    Re: Getting discouraged with my nose...

    The problem is that I don't know nearly enough or have enough experience to really form my own opinions beyond, "I like this," or "cough cough, ICK!" I was under the impression that a big part of...
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    Re: Getting discouraged with my nose...

    That is fascinating! Thank you for sharing.



    Well, I'm in my mid 20s so I guess this is the nose I have to work with.
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    Hanae Mori Magical Moon - EDT vs EDP?

    Fragrance newbie here...

    Has anyone sampled both the EDT and the EDP? I can't find this fragrance in store anywhere and both concentrations are cheap enough on ebay that I'm willing to buy it...
  24. Re: [FAQ] How many sprays of fragrance should I wear?

    I tried that and forgot to hold my breath. I spent the next few hours tasting the perfume more than smelling it.
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    Re: overstockperfume.com

    5. They have horrible grammar. :o
  26. Re: Why don't retail bottle purchases come with samples?

    I've had only good experiences with getting samples from SAs here in Canada. I remember when I was 16 (and I looked about 13, and seriously nerdy to boot) trying to find my first fragrance. I was too...
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    Re: Getting discouraged with my nose...

    Thanks for all the helpful comments. I feel quite a bit better about my puny little "wardrobe" now :)

    I've decided that I won't give up on Mitsouko just yet. I purchased a miniature EDT on ebay...
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    Getting discouraged with my nose...

    I'm going to try to explain this with an analogy. You know how children tend to enjoy food the most that tastes very simple and uncomplicated? Then as children grow, their tastes develop toward...
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    Re: How many of you've got ripped-off on Ebay

    Has anyone ever bought from mcosmetics? After reading this thread I'm starting to worry. The seller doesn't have any feedback accusing them of selling fakes, but there are a number of complaints...
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques

    Wow... what a vivid description. Makes me curious to try it, but on a blotter - not on my own skin. ;)
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    Re: Knockoff fever!!

    LOL!! :D Did you try it out? I want to go back to that store and smell the knockoffs. I would have the last time but the bottles were surrounded by people who seemed to be seriously considering...
  32. Re: How much do you think a 5'5" female should weigh?

    Hmmm... I don't know what his actual waist measurement is, but he wears size 34 jeans and he is DEFINITELY not overweight. Not even close. In fact, he looks damn good. :D The fact is, people...
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    Re: Thoughts on these shoes

    I agree, go for the Aldens!
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    Re: Knockoff fever!!

    Haha, I saw a pretty funny knock-off at a dollar store, it was supposed to be Boss but spelled BOOS.
  35. Thread: Narrow ties

    by sunshowers
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    Re: Narrow ties

    Good advice!

    Skinny ties convey more of an edgy, rocker vibe and will look odd and out of place with a run-of-the-mill business suit. No offense, but those with heftier builds should stay away...
  36. Re: How much do you think a 5'5" female should weigh?

    So true! For fun, we put my boyfriend's measurements into a BMI calculator and he came out "overweight." He's 6'2" and has a 34" waist! A friend of mine studying nutrition told me that the BMI...
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    Re: Just tried Angel for the first time...

    I got a 15mL bottle from a friend for Christmas, and I liked it the first time I put some on some weeks ago. This morning I woke up and felt like something sweet, so I spritzed it on, and instantly...
  38. Re: What's your fave fresh/fruity/floral fragrance?

    Ooooh, Moon Sparkle! Tell me more, I've been so curious about this one!
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    Re: Red lipstick article - NY Times

    I can't wear red lipstick either. I have really fat lips so that any shade of lipstick makes me look like a clown. :( Even tinted lipbalms make me feel self-conscious about the size of my lips.
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    Re: Metrosexual clothes question

    I agree. Some guys I know have the most disgusting feet. Just yeeEEECH!!! I wouldn't let those feet anywhere near me!! Wish they would let someone else look after their feet once in a while!
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    Re: Fragrance ads on Youtube? Post your faves!

    Oh wow... it's quite alarming, I'm a little scared by all the screaming french ladies. I clicked on the link for the Egoiste Platinum ad and totally cracked up at 21 seconds, hehehe...
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    Fragrance ads on Youtube? Post your faves!

    I just saw this yummy one for YSL L'Homme... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFgRjrN_9R0

    Ooooh, Olivier Martinez! Sexy models and actors aside, I think it's so interesting how they manage to...
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    Re: Expensive taste

    I suppose some people make cheap clothes look expensive, while others make expensive clothes look cheap. Personal style makes a bigger impact than hefty price tags, imo.
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    Re: Any "What Not to Wear" fans on this site?

    I totally agree. I go to school in a city with a thriving emo scene, and I can't tell you how many times I've mistaken a guy for a girl from behind because he was wearing the denim equivalent of...
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    Re: Scottish town too low class for Chanel

    I've noticed this about salespeople at a lot of high end clothing/cosmetics stores and have never understood how a salesperson manages to get him/herself onto such a high horse so as to pass judgment...
  46. Re: Men: Do you pluck your eyebrows... and if so, WHY?

    Men, I strongly suggest avoiding wax if you want it to look natural. It creates a perfect delineation between skin and brows, and that never happens in nature. Any girl who gets within two feet of...
  47. Thread: Mini's

    by sunshowers
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    Re: Mini's

    I often see a bunch of minis packaged together as gift sets at Christmastime, sold at department stores and pharmacies. I wish they would do that all year round, and that more houses would offer...
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    Re: cuticles in wintertime

    Mine are usually okay, but then I chomp the skin around my nails to shreds during exams or whenever I'm stressed out. I've done this so many times that I can draw blood and hardly feel it. :(
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    Re: 'Sickly' fragrances

    Me too! I never even attempted to try some on though, just one whiff of it made me feel like gagging. I have a friend who wears it sometimes and it makes me feel ill just to be around her. The...
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    Re: Expensive taste

    I guess my upbringing has a lot to do with the way I view money and how I choose to spend it. My dad grew up very poor and with heavy responsibilities from an early age. Despite a rough start in...
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    Re: New Vera Wang Truly Pink

    I tried it the other day while on a "smelling expedition" with my sister. It smells like sweet, fresh roses and is so delicate. I agree with rosbergs3, it's very beautiful and it was love at first...
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    Re: A major rant on London pharmacies

    Come on... what kind of explanation could you possibly be hoping for?
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    Re: A major rant on London pharmacies

    Oh yes, all these sneaky Indians would get away with far worse if not for we members of more virtuous races keeping our eyes on them! We'll be heroes for discouraging these deplorable tendencies by...
  54. Re: "I hate perfume. You should outlaw it.......

    I'm a newbie perfume fan, but here are my two cents if you care...

    The first thing I thought when I read your post was that too much of a good thing can be very bad, which fredricktoo beat me to...
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    Re: Acqua Di Gio

    Yes, I LOVED it when I was 16. I think it really goes over well with the younger crowd because it's so uncomplicated and there's no risk of "smelling like a girl." Now that I'm in my mid-20's I...
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    Re: Perfume Memories

    I don't have many perfume memories, because no one in my family ever wore perfume or cologne, and none of my ex-boyfriends did either. My first boyfriend's hot older brother wore Fahrenheit. The...
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    Re: Diet philosophy?

    Being a sometimes starving student, I have no diet philosophy. I have no set mealtimes, I eat anything from between one and four meals a day, and sometimes snacks count as meals (the other night I...
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    Ebay RANT!

    Hello all! I've been reading threads about your experiences with counterfeit scents and bad sellers, and was thinking about how my overall love affair with ebay has soured over the years. I used to...
  59. Difference between EDP and EDT, not just strength?

    If I understand correctly, EDPs are more concentrated than EDTs, but is there a difference in the way the scent is perceived as well?

    I'm interested to know because I would like to buy a bottle of...
  60. Re: So your toes/feet are not cold??? I've always wanted to know.

    I don't get it either! If my feet are cold, it doesn't matter how bundled up the rest of me is. I'll be miserable and freezing unless my feet are toasty. And it works the other way as well - if my...
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    Scents that smell like BO?!? :o

    I've been reading about scents like Kingdom or L'eau d'Hermes that supposedly have notes that smell like sweat or body odor. :o Sounds quite interesting, but why would someone want to smell like...
  62. Re: Buying minis a good way of starting a collection?

    Um... yes, I just did the math and realized that I'm a dumbo. I came back to this thread to delete my post hoping no one noticed! But alas... you beat me to it.

    Hehe... oops.
  63. Re: Buying minis a good way of starting a collection?

    I just saw a link for theperfumedcourt.com in another thread. The decants are so reasonably priced, but I don't think I could do without the gorgeous bottles! Do you ever buy the bottle and then...
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    Re: How to get samples at dept stores?

    Wow... I guess I've had really good luck with salespeople. The first time I went shopping for fragrances at a large Canadian department store, I came home with two fistfuls of samples. When I went...
  65. Re: Don't know how to go about choosing a great fragrance for my guy - how do you do

    Thank you all for your replies. I feel a lot better now about my choice, now I just have to hope that he likes it too!

    I can't wait until exams are over when I can go home and hit up my city's...
  66. Re: Buying minis a good way of starting a collection?

    Oh my, Dimitri! :shocked: What an incredible collection!!! It's so beautiful!

    Where do you recommend buying miniatures from?
  67. Buying minis a good way of starting a collection?

    Has anyone here done this, or do you usually purchase the full size bottles of only fragrances that you love?

    Another motivating factor for me, is those teensy bottles are just cute beyond...
  68. Don't know how to go about choosing a great fragrance for my guy - how do you do it??

    I've been lurking around your forum obsessively for about a week. It all started when I decided to buy my boyfriend something to replace the David Beckham stuff his ex bought him. He doesn't wear...
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