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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 19th January, 2019

    Afternoon all!

    Back to damp & gloomy here today. l'm finally dressed & wearing Ambre Passion.
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    Re: Any other ‘minimalist’ Basenoters?

    Same here. l'm currently at 61 bottles/decants though, & l've already offloaded all of the ones l could bear to part with. Some of these l'm quite close to finishing though, so l comfort myself with...
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    Re: Samsara EDP different bottles

    Agree with all of the above. l own both these bottles, & haven't detected any difference. l still love this formulation, but l also prefer vintage EDT, even over vintage EDP.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 18th January, 2019

    Morning all, Happy Birthday Whitefluffy :birthdays:, & Happy BNiversary, Robin! :beer:

    l'm synching in Chergui on this bright, cold day.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Same here. l've gone with Chergui, the only Lutens l've so far felt the need to own.
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    Re: Sun Moon and Start Pefume

    lf you're planning on making your own perfume, you may want to post this in the DIY forum here on basenotes. And correct the spelling of your thread title. :D

    Welcome to basenotes!
  7. Re: Am I the only one that Never watches youtube fragrance reviews?

    Same here! :thumbsup:
  8. Re: Tell me how you learned so much about fragrances?

    Agree with everything that's been said here about sampling, reading & trying "reference" perfumes for individual notes, although l've never got around to sniffing aromachemicals on their own, & l'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th January, 2019

    Topping up the sandalwood - again - with Champagne de Bois this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th January, 2019

    Phew, thanks for clearing that up! :kiss:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th January, 2019

    ls there something amiss with my post, kewart? :confused:

    Good luck at the dentist!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 17th January, 2019

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday, lne! :birthdays:

    The dreich has lifted & it's cold & sunny here! :smiley: l'm still full of snot, & wondering why the echinacea is taking so long to kick in this...
  13. Re: Repugnant Perfumes - The Vilest Fragrance You Ever Tried ?

    50ml D'Ambiguite by Marlou. Costus overload, the smell of dirty hair & unwashed clothing taken to the max. l too tried to be fair to it in my review, but it actually is repugnant.
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    Re: How many fragrances have you tried?

    662 for me. l record everything l've tested/owned as faithfully as memory allows, given that l've loved perfume since childhood, & the vast majority of these have been tested on skin.
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    We are still in the EU, at least until March 29th. :rolleyesold:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th January, 2019

    Yes, that's the one! :D l had a bottle of this back in the nineties, & went through it fast. l managed to track down another bottle on ebay a few years ago, but found l didn't enjoy it as much...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    lt's a dreary day of dreich here, but l've had a better night's sleep. Still full of catarrh though, & feeling the cold more than usual.

    Wearing Monsoon again today, from my...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    Thanks to N.CAL & Bavard for organising this, & thanks for the invite! :smiley:

    Champs Lunaires & Derviche sound like the ones l'll enjoy most.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

    Another victim! :thumbdown: Hope you feel better soon, Hazel!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

    HoP, l feel your pain. Feel better soon!
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    This one is already in the Directory.
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    Re: Sample of the Day - January 2019

    This one sounds nice, HoP! Plus the name is very much my style. On the test list it goes! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    l had a slightly better night's sleep, but l'm still sniffling & sneezing this morning. Ugh. Thankfully my sense of smell is still working.

    l'm wearing Monsoon again today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th January, 2019

    Thanks again for all the get well wishes, everyone! l'm feeling a slight improvement this evening, let's see if l can get through the night without coughing too much...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    My cold has evolved into an annoying tickly cough, so trying to take things easy today. l'm wearing original Monsoon, from a small decant l kept when l sold my bottle. The topnotes...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th January, 2019

    Ha, l can guess! ;)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th January, 2019

    Groovy! l googled this, but could only find candle-related audiobooks. :cheesy:
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th January, 2019

    thekelleybelle, that tattoo is awesome! :thumbsup:

    Trilby, you are one classy lady indeed, doing DIY in cashmere, pearls & Chanel! :D

    Shycat, what the Dickens is an audible candle??
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th January, 2019

    Afternoon all!

    Still feeling rough around the edges, but the sun is shining & l've got cabin fever, so we're heading out for lunch. Probably won't stay for too many beers, though.

    Chergui...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th January, 2019

    thekelleybelle, what tattoo are you getting?

    After taking a nap, l'm wearing one spray of Chergui, for those soothing notes of dry hay & cherry cough syrup. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th January, 2019

    Happy Birthday Larimar, kalli & VintagePoison! :birthdays::birthdays::birthdays:

    Cook.bot, yes, the robot is finally coming out of his/her shell! :)

    Thanks again for all the get well wishes,...
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    Re: American houses you would recommend I try

    Another vote for Dame Perfumery.

    Adding Ava Luxe, & Neil Morris Perfumes.
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    Re: Anything you need to replenish right now?

    There are very few fragrances l'd buy backups for, but l'm halfway through a 30ml bottle of Stash that l only bought last year, & l love it. This one seems increasingly hard to find, so l've just...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th January, 2019

    LOL, perfect timing, thanks Jon! :beer: *glug*
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th January, 2019

    Thanks guys for all the get well wishes! :) Resting seems to be doing some good, plus l used the rest of my gift card online toward a 100ml backup bottle of Stash. l'm halfway through the 30ml bottle...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    l seem to have a cold virus, so l'm resting on the sofa with a furry blanket today, & planning to read and/or watch a movie or two.

    Synching with one spray of Champagne de Bois,...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Glad my ideas were helpful, folks. Some great choices here! :)

    l've gone with Champagne de Bois for its rich, buttery notes, to denote the ever-popular Anchor butter that originally hails from NZ....
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    Re: what's the one note you can't stand much of?

    Berry fruits. Love to eat 'em, don't want to smell like 'em.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th January, 2019

    Nice one, Jon! :thumbsup:

    Q, loving the pics here, too! Feel free to hijack anytime.

    Today l learned that although l think it's a fantastic fragrance, l cannot wear Habanita, it wears me. So...
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home 2016

    Adding:

    50ml d'Ambiguite by Marlou, a 0.7ml sample decanted into a spray vial, but dabbed only once!
    Habanita EDT by Molinard, a 5ml spray decant approx. half full.

    Due to UK posting...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th January, 2019

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday, CapriDog! :birthdays:

    Love the funny story, Cook.bot! :D

    l'm going into town today to try & spend a gift card l got for Christmas. Will it be perfume, or another...
  42. Re: Bar soap regaining in popularity according to Treehugger

    Ooh yes, lmperial Leather is great! l bought a pack of orange-scented ones last year, & they were lovely. Not sure if that was a limited edition?
  43. Re: Bar soap regaining in popularity according to Treehugger

    l use bar soap for handwashing rather than liquid soap, but l would never touch bar soap in a public washroom. Most public washrooms here have liquid soap in a wall-mounted dispenser, which probably...
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    Re: Who are your favorite perfumers, and why?

    Make it so! :lolk:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th January, 2019

    ExtremeK, yes that's correct about And the World is Yours. l bought myself a bottle for Christmas, & it's gorgeous! :D l look forward to seeing what you think of it.

    ClockworkAlice, have a safe &...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - January 2019

    ClockworkAlice, welcome to the thread, l enjoyed reading your post! :dankk2: You make that one sound delicious, l'll have to try it if l see it in a store.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th January, 2019

    No, it's not just you! :D Especially now that we're finally getting some sunny days, despite the frosty mornings.

    Happy Anniversary, dear kewart! May there be many, many more. :beer:
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    Re: Sample of the Day - January 2019

    LOL, HoP! :D l wouldn't have minded.

    The Actress by St Giles. This line consists of five perfumes created by Bertrand Duchaufour for Roullier White, the London perfumery store, to represent...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    ClockworkAlice, l know what you mean about neroli. l find it very uplifting, & orange blossom has a similar effect on me.

    Today l'm sampling The Actress by St Giles. This has a...
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    Sample of the Day - January 2019

    Sorry for starting the thread so late this month, folks! :embarassed: l have no excuse, it just slipped my mind in all the New Year excitement/hangover.

    Anyway, l look forward to another year of...
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Wow, that's very generous of you, N.CAL! l sure hope these make it safely across the pond. *fingers crossed*
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    Re: Who are your favorite perfumers, and why?

    Dominique Ropion, in particular for three of my all-time favourites: Alien, Carnal Flower & And the World is Yours. l do love a big floral! ;)

    Special mention to Bertrand Duchaufour for Ashoka &...
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    Re: What Delighted you in 2018?

    l bought & loved And the World is Yours, a creamy, voluptuous & radiant orange blossom that feels incredibly glamorous to wear.

    New-to-me perfumes that made a big impression:

    OSA by Note di...
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    Re: Thoughts on Must de Cartier?

    Hi LokasWell,

    This would be a really good question to ask in the Vintage forum here on basenotes. lt would be useful if you can post a pic of the bottle as well. l'm sure you'll get some helpful...
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Thanks to N.CAL for hosting this & for inviting me to participate! l knew nothing about this house until now, but l'm always ready to try something new. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th January, 2019

    Thanks for the song, Shycat! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    lt's cold but the sun has come out today! :D l'm wearing Sheer Obsession.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    So this Friday will be Christchurch, New Zealand, a place l'm sure Jon will have plenty of ideas for! :)

    Looking up "smells of NZ", it seems many of the locals cite the smell of the sea as a...
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    Re: Width of posts

    l find that when l first submit a post, it displays in the "wide" version, but when l go back to the thread later it's in the "narrow" version. This has been the case for a long time. lt doesn't...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th January, 2019

    Topping up the sandalwood with Samsara this evening.
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    Ladamo by O'Driu smelled very strongly of celery to me, & not in a good way. Blech.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 7th January, 2019

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday, FiveoaksBouquet & Juxtapozbliss! :birthdays::birthdays:

    Yet another grey day here. l'm pottering around in Smuggler's Soul today.
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    Re: Collection Sizes. How big or small to go?

    Zealot Crusader, l think you described the differences perfectly! :smiley:
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th January, 2019

    Yum on both counts! :tongue:

    Congrats, CapriDog! :beer:
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    Re: Collection Sizes. How big or small to go?

    The only rules are the ones you make for yourself.

    l currently have around 60 bottles, & consider that quite a modest collection compared to many of the people here. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 6th January, 2019

    Afternoon all, & a very Happy Birthday dear Jon, the loveliest gent on basenotes! :birthdays::beer::kiss: Hope you're being spoiled rotten today.

    kewart, l know what you mean about the weather....
  67. Re: Experiment: Take 10 your favourite fragrances and...

    How lovely to see a new female member starting new & interesting threads! :) FWIW, l think using 10 fragrances is more useful than 5.

    Rather than trying to pick 10 favourites, l've based this on...
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    Re: Budget Fragrances.

    Off the top of my head:

    The original Ghost fragrance - rosy incense.
    Stash by SJP - citrussy sandalwood.
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    Re: Amouage For Women

    That's surprising. lt went nuclear on me! :shocked:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 5th January, 2019

    Afternoon all!

    lt's grey & very cold here. l'm cosying up with Cadjmere 18 today.
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    Re: What happened to Basenotes Awards?

    Your English is just fine, my dear. :)

    l have participated & would do so again, but l don't get around to trying many new releases, so it probably wasn't a very fair vote.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th January, 2019

    Me too! ;) l might have to wear it myself today.

    Mike & lne, feel better soon!
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    l never heard of that one, but it sounds wonderful! Congrats Zilpha, & Happy Birthday! :birthdays:
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    Re: What happened to Basenotes Awards?

    Welcome to basenotes, ClockworkAlice! :)

    l think Zilpha is right, & you can add your favourites of 2018 in the comments section on that article. l do miss having the awards, though.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th January, 2019

    Loving all the adorable doggie pics, guys! :D

    l got all the paperwork done, & rewarded myself with a nice hot bubble bath. :bath: Now wearing the luxuriously decadent Khol de Bahrein, from my...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 4th January, 2019

    Morning all!

    lt's frosty, bright & sunny here! :2vrolijk_08: l'm wearing Smuggler's Soul to help me concentrate on some paperwork today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    l've got nothing for today's synch, so l'll be sitting this one out. :undecided:
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    Re: Which one is the safest blind buy?

    Welcome to basenotes, Nikolett! :) Another fan of Black Orchid here.

    From your list, l have only tried Larmes du Desert. l found it to be a bright & aromatic incense, so you must like incense to...
  79. Re: did you ever suddenly lose interest in fragrances when you got sick?

    Great news. Enjoy! :beer:
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    Re: In 2019, I expect to finish...

    Kotori, l completely agree, & usually l am keen to finish things once they get below a certain level. And l love finding new things to replace them. lt's just that Champagne de Bois is particularly...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 3rd January, 2019

    Morning all!

    Goodness Jon, that place looks amazing! :shocked: Enjoy.

    lt's got colder here, but the skies are still grey. l'm popping out to run some errands in Tabac Blond extrait. l was sent...
  82. Re: Seeing which of your own reviews received "Likes"

    l don't think you can, probably because it was decided that it might turn into a popularity contest, although there is a list of "most liked reviewers" on the review page! :huh:

    Your point about...
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    Re: In 2019, I expect to finish...

    The ones l'm closest to finishing are:

    30ml bottle of Shalimar vintage EDT (HB, got at the same time in a swap)
    50ml bottle of Sheer Obsession (probably WNR, as this discontinued gem is as rare -...
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    Re: Finished in 2018

    Wow Kotori, you did well! :D

    10ml spray of Vanillary
    Decants of La Tulipe, Journey Woman & Santal Blush (bought a second decant of Santal Blush)
    Bottles of Alien Essence Absolue & Alien Liqueur...
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    Re: In 2018, I expect to finish...

    As expected, l finished my bottles of Alien Essence Absolue & Alien Liqueur de Parfum. l've already replaced them with a new bottle of original Alien.

    Also finished a decant of Santal Blush, &...
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    Re: How do you use decants?

    Both of these, for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd January, 2019

    Sea Roses, welcome back sweetheart! :vrolijk_26: Hope you're well.

    Everything is put away here & the lounge is now super clean & tidy. :engel017: After a shower l'm wearing Stoned.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd January, 2019

    Morning all!

    lt's back to grey & gloomy here. l'm planning to take down the Christmas tree & do a proper clean-up around here today; a little early perhaps but l put up the tree earlier than usual...
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    Re: What is the best Masculine Fig Fragrance?

    Thanks for reporting back with your thoughts tspencer, l look forward to more! And l hope Philosykos will grow on you... :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st January, 2019

    ExtremeK, how lovely to see you, you have been missed! :vrolijk_26: Hope you & David are fully recovered.
  91. Re: Most worn in December, Fourth Quarter, Second Half and the whole year of 2018

    Most worn in December:

    3 x Stash & Like This

    2 x Stoned, Cadjmere 18, Champagne de Bois, Mx., And the World is Yours, Baghari, lndochine, L'Heure Bleue, Ma Bete & Ambre Passion

    1 x Santal...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st January, 2019

    Happy New Year, everyone!

    At last the sun has come out today, after a long series of grey, gloomy days. :) l'm aching in various places after a bit of drinking & a lot of dancing last night. No...
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    Re: A different kind of "Top 5" (maybe?)

    What a brilliant idea for a thread, lsoE! :D

    This is really hard, but going purely by what's already on my test list, & trying to provide myself with something for every mood/occasion, l've come...
  94. Re: The Best Perfumes of 2018, according to our contributors

    Thanks to all of you for your contributions to a very interesting article!

    As usual l've tried less than a handful of this year's releases, but one that l did try, loved & bought was And the World...
  95. Re: What are your plans for New Year's Eve, and what fragrance will you wear?

    New Year isn't that big a deal for me to be honest, but as my partner is a Scot, Hogmanay must be celebrated. l usually have to be persuaded to go out in the evenings these days, but we went to the...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 31st December, 2018

    After a very lazy day, l finally settled on And the World is Yours for seeing in the New Year at the pub this evening.

    l don't really do resolutions, but my most fervent wish is for more...
  97. Re: did you ever suddenly lose interest in fragrances when you got sick?

    lf l just have a mild cold, l'll continue to wear a light application of something, just to know that l smell good, even l can't smell it all that much myself.

    But if it's full-blown flu or a...
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    Re: Need recommendations for a gift

    Narciso EDP in the white cube bottle is a good one.
  99. Re: Dreaming of of the beach, recommend me something!

    You can get samples from indiescents.com.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 30th December, 2018

    Morning all!

    Jon, Mr teardrop says thanks for the congrats, & good luck to Leeds! :thumbsup:

    We'll be heading out for lunch later, & l'll be giving a second wearing to my sample of lndochine.
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