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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th August, 2020

    Lovely post jujy, I went out on my bike this morning through the streets of Montréal, rode over to the 1976 Olympic Stadium and back. So nice to be out in the sunshine and fresh air.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th August, 2020

    Sorry about the heat Jon, it has been a record-breaking summer here in Montréal too. Bon courage!

    Wearing PdE Wazamba (waving to Freewheelingvagabond ;-))
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th August, 2020

    Hope you get some power soon 24Faubourg! We had a ton of rain here in Montréal, but that’s it. I’m wearing Mitzah in the steamy air.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th August, 2020

    It’s hot, wet, and I’m mad because I just burned a beautiful batch of scones. :-\

    Wearing Lyric and starting in on batch 2 of the scones....
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    No, actually I was talking about the US. Canada taxes the hell out of everything, I never have packages shipped here, only to the US. I thought the duty free limit was $800 but if it’s actually $2500...
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    I have only once paid duties, and it seemed random. I’ve ordered many times from First In Fragrance (Germany) far exceeding the $800 duty free limit and only been charged duties that one time (and it...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st August, 2020

    Happy birthday kbe! I am also in the people-watching camp, never use my phone except when absolutely necessary. As a result the battery often goes flat from being neglected. Now, the iPad is a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st July, 2020

    Yay for the last day of July! Synching in MDCI Nuit Andalouse, which smells like Guerlain Terracotta with more oomph to me.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th July, 2020

    Piguest Casbah
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    Re: L’Attesa or Iris Cendre?

    I own both and find Iris Cendre an easier wear. L’Attesa is more austere and I also get the cardboard note. Have you tried Trimerous from Jorum, Orris Tattoo by Parle-Moi de Parfum, Iris Prima by...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th July, 2020

    CdG Black
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th July, 2020

    Hot and wet here in Montréal. Like Inespenees, I’m covered in mosquito bites after a week in the woods. It was so nice to have a shower and spray on perfume today. Wearing a decant of the new Atélier...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th July, 2020

    Congratulations and enjoy Jon! Wearing SSS Bee’s Bliss as I pack for our camping trip Monday.
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    Re: Goldfield & Banks Bohemian Lime

    It lasted 12+ hours on me, but I agree it is not super impressive, smells quite synthetic.
  15. Re: Osswalds Boutique in NYC to close Permanently on July 24th!

    Not surprising, but sad. I hope they can re-open some day.
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    Re: Older lady just starting perfume journey

    Sorry for the late reply!
    https://www.4160tuesdays.com/4160tuesdaysscentshop/prod_2022921-Taster-Sets.html
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th July, 2020

    Quarry, I just checked yesterday’s thread and saw your good news. Yay! Having had a dog with kidney problems, I’m very familiar with creatinine and BUN numbers. She had to be tested every six months....
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    Re: Succession planning

    I gave my husband the names of a few perfume friends to contact about disposing of my collection.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th July, 2020

    Jon, that picture has me longing for fall. Here it’s the steambath of summer, but I am counting the days until we head out to the Atlantic coast and that cool, fresh air on Monday. Meanwhile today’s...
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    Re: Ani vs. Gran Soir

    Another vote for Grand Soir. Ani smells nice for the first 15 minutes but there is an annoying synthetic smell on the drydown.
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    Re: What size do you buy?

    I love the visual appeal of 100ml, but currently am buying mostly 30-50ml due to the size of my collection, unless 100ml is the only option.
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    Re: Late Summer Into Fall Florals—Ideas?

    I like Atélier Cologne’s Blanche Immortelle for late summer/fall.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th July, 2020

    Congrats Jon, another lovely photo! I’m wearing Cire Trudon Revolution.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th July, 2020

    Happy birthday staticx! And Happy Bastille Day, vive la France! Wearing Amouage Fate.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th July, 2020

    A blessedly cooler day, wearing JM Tuberose Angelica. Have a good week!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I have to say I agree with you, it was a terrible stinker on me as well.
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    Re: Best Chai fragrance

    Jaipur Chai by Ineke
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    Re: Older lady just starting perfume journey

    Welcome! There is a lovely lady in London who makes several nice rose scents, Sarah McCartney of 4160 Tuesdays (www.4160tuesdays.com). I would recommend Red Queen, Killer Rose, Raw Silk & Red Roses...
  29. Re: How to reduce and maintain a 'small' wardrobe ???

    Same here. Moving is the biggest problem. I do a cull once or twice a year but keep buying so the overall number doesn’t go down. I think I have just about reached equilibrium though.
  30. Re: Signature scent - 2 choices but only 1 winner: how?

    Whichever one you think you would be happier to wear on a daily basis. Get a decant of both and wear each one daily for at least a week, then decide.
  31. Re: Not Enough Days in the Year to Enjoy All the Fragrances I Own! Argh!

    I have too many and can’t wear them all. I’ve accepted that. I’ve also done what CapriDog and Diamondflame are doing - sometimes multiple scents at a time, always multiple scents per day. I cull at...
  32. Re: Looking for the Best Classic Amber Perfumes: Help!

    Profumum also makes Fiori d’Ambre, a floral amber. Your list is pretty comprehensive. My favourites are Parfum d’Empire Ambre Russe, TF Amber Absolute, L’Air du Désert Marocain, AG Ambre Fétiche,...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    Up at 5:30 since the dog decided it was time for me to get up. (yawn). Only 24C but 90% humidity. :-0. Scheduled to go up to 37 by this afternoon. PdE Musc Tonkin.
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    Re: Norma Kamali - Normalife The Scent

    Eucalyptus, camphor & patchouli in a black generic spray atomizer... I think I’ll pass.
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    Re: palo santo

    Dawn Spencer Hurwitz makes an excellent one called Become the Shaman.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Ordered a small cheapie just for fun: CJ Scents Almond Fluff. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th July, 2020

    We are dying up here in Montréal too badarun, this is a real steambath of a summer. I’m in Equistrius.
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    Re: Do you ever finish a bottle?

    I finished a couple of bottles a year back when I only owned a few at a time. Nowadays I’m lucky to finish a decant.
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    Re: Le Lion de Chanel - anyone knows anything?

    I’ve read reviews on FB saying it reminds them of Shalimar. I will wait until it arrives stateside, definitly not a blind buy for me.
  40. Re: FragranceX, or FragranceNet - Which do you Prefer ?

    I use mostly Fragrancenet and Perfume.com (which is the same site as FragranceX but often a few dollars cheaper for some reason.) Unfortunately Fragrancenet charges CA sales tax, so I take that into...
  41. Re: Made my first in person major store Purchase in covid era

    I went to a department store and a small niche boutique recently here in Montreal. No masks required, just hand sanitizer when entering. All the testers were out and available. Starting July 27 masks...
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    Re: Very disappointed

    Not exactly the same, but maybe try Musc Ravageur from Malle?
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th July, 2020

    43C today with the humidex... another day inside under the AC. Hoping for a small bit of relief Sunday. It feels like quarantine all over again. This global warming is the pits.

    Wearing 4160...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th July, 2020

    Happy birthday Hazel!

    I am really missing my piano jujy (it lives in my winter home in San Diego). The heat and humidity are stifling today, wearing Mugler Aura under the AC. It’s going to be bad...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Thank you! i’ve ordered myself a sample set.
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    I’m waiting to try a couple of sample packs this fall from Ormaie and House of Violet. Nothing on my list right now.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    That is a lovely presentation CapriDog, where did you buy it? I can’t remember the house name but I recall having seen those bottles in online photos not long ago. I love both iris and leather, how...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

    ExtremeK, I am with you on Serge Noire!

    Another day in the steam bath, staying inside under the AC in VCA Bois d’Iris. Just made a batch of lavender scones, after our trip to the lavender farm...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

    Your photo looks so inviting Jon! Bulgari au Thé Bleu for another 40C day. Going out to visit a lavender farm today so I thought it was appropriate.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    Happy BNniversary to ExtremeK!

    You smell great Jon. Today we are getting a temporary reprieve, only 30C, but the blast furnace will be cranking up again tomorrow, back to 34C (40C including...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th July, 2020

    Another hot dry day, wish we would get more rain. It’s only July 5th and I’m already tired of the heat, with global warming our June was much hotter than normal (actually it started at the end of May...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    Bought 2 new and 2 backups this month, grand total still unknown. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th July, 2020

    Happy bn anniversary to PerfumedLady and welcome home to foxbins, sorry to hear you’ve been unwell! It’s hot here but not terribly humid, I wanted to smell like dirt and roses today so it’s Voleur de...
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    Code PPC82B

    Www.potionnaturals.com
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    What a wonderful purchase N.Cal, congratulations!

    I ordered Montale Orchid Powder.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd July, 2020

    Dior Mitzah, received as a very belated birthday gift from a friend. We are venturing out for our first restaurant meal today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st July, 2020

    Happy Canada Day and congrats to N. Cal! Sending comforting vibes to Shycat about the loss of your beloved dog & divorce, Kai is a nice choice to heal in.

    I’m wearing Amouage Lilac Love.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th June, 2020

    Greetings fragrant friends! I’m wearing Indult Mankara on another cool overcast day.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th June, 2020

    4160 Tuesdays Centrepiece parfum honey edition
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Just ordered Amouage Lilac Love.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th June, 2020

    All the best to you RHM, may you stay safe and well. I’m in 4160 Tuesdays Temptation.
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    Re: Perfumeonline.ca Canada Day Sale

    Thanks! I’ve availed myself of a nice deal. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th June, 2020

    We are getting badly needed rain today as well hopefully, it is warm & humid. Wearing Amouage Beloved.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th June, 2020

    Cartier L’Heure Défendue
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th June, 2020

    Mancera Wild Cherry, just because. Enjoying some cooler air this morning after a week of brutally high temps.
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    Re: Hiram Green Vivacious (2020)

    Definitely not a safe blind buy - actually I think all HG perfumes are so complex that they need to be worn multiple times to really «*get*» them.
  67. Re: Do you have scent that makes people walking by you turn around and ask what you are wearing?

    Cuir Beluga, Songe d’un Bois d’Été, Vanitas, Éclat d’Arpège, Cabotine, Ysatis.
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    Re: Hiram Green Vivacious (2020)

    So I tried it again yesterday, and suddenly I realized what it reminded me of: L’Heure Bleue. If you love that one, this is definitely worth a sniff. Unfortunately my husband didn’t care for it.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020

    Sending comforting thoughts and hugs to Quarry. I’ve only dealt with kidney disease in animals, but I’m confident with some dietary changes you will carry on for many years to come.

    Wearing a bit...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd June, 2020

    Thanks Clockwork & tdem, I’m planning to douse myself in Amouage Love Mimosa. :-)

    Welcome khanada!

    Switched to SOTE Goldfield & Banks Velvet Splendour.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Hiram Green Vivacious, because I want to get a better picture of this scent in my mind. So far each time I’ve tried it I get different notes.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I think that’s the amount of backup bottles I have. :-0

    I’ve bought a few bottles this year, no idea of the overall total though. That would be a project.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd June, 2020

    Gorgeous picture Jon!

    I’m such a hermit, I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve had even 5 people in my home. Lockdown has made very little change to my lifestyle. Our restaurants are...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st June, 2020

    Thank you for that lovely post jujy, chodesh tov! My condolences to you on the loss of your dearest friend Barbara, may her memory be a blessing.

    I’m wearing 4160 Tuesdays Year of the Sugar...
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    Re: The 34 Bottle Threshold/Rule.

    I like your style. :-). As for me, I have way more perfume than I can wear or finish, but that’s not my goal. I love having a huge variety of things to pick from and wear a different one every day.
  76. Re: Question about sampling fragrances with a mask

    Etiket in Montreal is open full regular hours, you can go in and sniff without a mask. Only two customers at a time in the store.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Felt like a tropical vacation, so I’m wearing the tuberosey Mancera Velvet Vanilla.
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    Re: Hiram Green Vivacious (2020)

    I had to try this several times to get all the notes, at first I only put on one spray and got a sharp green smell. The next day I sprayed more heavily and got a delicious fruity smell (maybe the...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th June, 2020

    Mancera Velvet Vanilla for another scorcher.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th June, 2020

    I’m joining CuddleCat on vacation where it’s winter and significantly cooler than the 40C with humidex temp we are expected to hit today. I’m inside under the AC wearing 4160 Tuesdays Lightning...
  81. Re: Do you like or dislike fragrances based on criteria OTHER THAN SMELL(and performance)?

    Of course smell and performance are most important, but there are some companies I won’t buy from due to their business ethics (Bond No. 9 for example), or if the price/quality ratio is way off, that...
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    Re: Your favorite Mancera?

    Choco Violette and Velvet Vanilla.
  83. Re: Dry warm weather incense scent like CdG Ouarzazate, Divine L'Homme Sage

    My summer incense is L’Eau Froide by Serge Lutens, but agree with Megalium by CB as well.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th June, 2020

    Happy birthday Clockwork & Twolf! I’m testing out Amouage Love Mimosa today. Heat wave this week! We could use some rain.
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    Re: Teone Reinthal

    I really want Nefertum, and samples of Winter light, Jacques and a few others. Looking forward to more reviews.
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    Re: Xerjoff Golden Dallah & Golden Moka

    Starblind speaks highly of Corallo, I’d like to try that one and the Golden Dallah. Perfume Posse reviewed Golden Dallah today, she also was hoping for more prominent coffee.
  87. Re: Frederic Malle ancillary products? (room spray, body wash, hand cream etc)

    I love the body butters. I keep all my lotions, creams and oils in the fridge and they last for many years that way.
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    Re: Today I bought June 2020

    Congratulations on those new bottles badarun, that Eau de Dior is special, never heard of it.
  89. Re: What “feminine” marketed fragrance would you most like to smell on a man?

    My husband wears Amouage Dia woman, smells great on him.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th June, 2020

    Happy birthday dear Bavard! I’m wearing Rose Atlantic by DS & Durga today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th June, 2020

    Well I don’t want to put everyone off trying it! I do think it is well done, it just didn’t smell how I pictured it in my mind. His scents are quite complex and several of them took multiple...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th June, 2020

    Hiram Green Vivacious - I get lots of bergamot & carnation, not so much violet & iris. It has a slightly camphoraceous smell I detect in Shangri La and Voyage 2019 as well. Nice but not my favourite...
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    Re: Hello, I'm new from France

    Bonjour et bienvenue!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th June, 2020

    Dior Dune for a morning of work in the garden.
  95. Re: Perfume disenchantment. Advice/thoughts on it, pls

    Yellowtone said what I was thinking, so nothing more to add there, but I’d take a break and wear nothing for a while, see how that feels.

    Also, I love Bavard’s answer. :-)
  96. Re: Tell us a fragrance you can't get how others love

    Dior Sauvage and Lancome La Vie est Belle. I consider them weapons of mass destruction.
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    Re: Fragrance Suggestions for a Mother

    Mon Guerlain is a nice choice. I was going to suggest Chanel Chance Eau Fraiche, or perhaps Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom. I personally detest La Vie Est Belle, too sweet and powerful, but it is very...
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    Re: Do any ladies here wear Jo Loves fragrances?

    I tried a few, nothing grabbed me.
  99. Re: House of Givenchy - any love for these perfumes?

    I used to wear Ysatis, Eau de Givenchy and Amarige Mariage back in the day, but nothing recently. Their current exclusive line is nice but overpriced. I would buy a couple, including Encens Divin, if...
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    Re: Current Top Five

    Freewheelingvagabond, I felt the same way about Dzongkha and Musc Ravageur. The first time I smelled Dzongkha it didn’t even register as a perfume, just some odd smell. Now I love it.

    As for top...
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