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    Re: Celebrity frags - experiences/best/worst?

    I've done my fair share of sniffing lately, and I did take a couple of whiffs of some celeb-endorsed perfumes.

    For me, there was a toss-up. I liked both Hilary Duff's With Love, and SJP's...
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    Finding Old Bottles of Perfume

    (If this thread is in the wrong place, feel free to move it.)

    I guess you could say that I'm re-discovering that my late grandmother was a bit of a perfume lover herself.

    Long story short, I...
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    Re: Did anyone try the new orange Alien?

    "All hail the intergalactic overlord of Orangeanus! Hail! Hail! Hail!"
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    Re: Stealing Scents from the Guys

    I enjoy Givenchy Pi and Chanel Egoiste as well.

    With Pi I love the faintly sweet creamy note. I got my husband to try this when we were out one night, and it smelled sooooo good on him - it was...
  5. Re: Help me pick a fragrance for my girl...Flowerbomb?

    I agree that Taolady makes an excellent point as well, and I think it's best to go out together and sample something before buying something for her.

    I got a chance to try out Flowerbomb a while...
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    Lancome Hypnose - Eau De Lotion?

    Well, I went on a small sniffing spree just a couple of minutes ago, and I decided to try out Lancome Hypnose.
    It's not a bad scent (nothing that I would buy for myself though), but does anyone...
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    Re: How many can you test?

    I've maxed out at seven. I agree with not doing the cards, but they don't give a good idea of the fragrance will be like once it hits the skin. I found a great way to clear my nose by sniffing a...
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    Re: Burr gives Daisy by Marc Jacobs three stars

    I didn't exactly like it either when I tried it. I agree with Taolady that it was a pretty basic scent -- nothing to really write home about.
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    Re: Too young for certain perfumes?

    Life is too short not to wear what you like :)
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Obsession really turned sour and manly on me all at the same time. I haven't worn it since.
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    Re: ladies I would like your opinions please

    I think the only one had a chance to get a whiff of is Tresor. This brings back memories of on of my mom's beloved friends who's family used to own a shop that sold fireworks for July 4th.

    She...
  12. Re: Burr gives Fuel for Life Pour Femme by Diesel 3 stars

    I got a whiff of this today at the perfume counter, and I wasn't impressed.

    To me it smelled like cherry grenadine syrup with a heavy dose of sugar. If I want something that sweet (or cherry...
  13. Re: Are you a diva in scent only or all-around glam?

    I don't necessarily think so.

    I think it all boils down to wearing something that you think smells pleasant to you, whether you're in black tie, nice blouse, or nice t-shirt and jeans.

    I...
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    Re: Did you like your mom's favorite scent?

    My mother and I definitely differ on the scented front a little bit. I definitely adore my Chanels (including No. 5, neener, neener! LOL!), but she's more for clean, inoffensive, citrus scents. On...
  15. Re: Bet you can't watch this video with a straight face

    That was scary and hilarious at the same time, oh man, LOL!
    I definitely remember how popular Giorgio was, and I remember my aunts had the copies...
    Phhheeewwwww!!!

    Plus, I don't know about...
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    Re: Thinking About Angelique Encens

    Thank you guys :)
    This definitely sounds like a perfume I can get into. Once I get some extra money, I think I might end up picking this up - it sounds too gorgeous to pass up!
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    Re: Thinking About Angelique Encens

    Sounds like it just might be a good one. If I can, I'm definitely going to try see if I can't find a sample of it for a decent price. How strong is the vanilla content?
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    Thinking About Angelique Encens

    For those of you who have smelled this fragrance, what do you think about it?
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    Re: Suggest a "Splurge" Scent

    1. Houbigant --Quelques Fleurs
    2. Creed -- Angelique Encens
    3. Chanel -- No. 5
    4. Penhaligon's -- Bluebells

    ...Or just go out and have a sniff-a-thon and find something that you like *smiles* ...
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    Re: Sexy Female Creed Frag?

    This is just my personal opinion, but I have my doubts as to whether it's sexy, because there's a really strong boozy note in it that I felt made smell stale, and old (which it might have been,...
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    Re: Fragrance Video Reviews - FragranceTalk

    That's not cool to sit there are plagiarize someone else's work.
    Either quit being lazy and put some effort into your reviews (meaning using your OWN thoughts, not someone else's), or just scrap...
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    Re: Jacques Polge (Chanel) video

    I'm sorry, but I'd rather buy the perfumes than wear the clothes. :)
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    Re: Are You a Victim of Marketing?

    I'm not entirely impressed with ad campaigns myself, although they do catch my attention which in turn catches my attention and I end up wanting to try it out.
    After all is said and done, what it...
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    Re: Givenchy Pi...can a woman pull it off?

    I really, really love Pi! It's a sweet cinammon/vanilla scent that isn't overly sweet, and it's incredibly cozy. When I convinced my husband to try it, he loved it! He's considering purchasing a...
  25. Re: Class and scent: Nouveaux riches, old money and plebeian???...

    Dee, your grandmother is a GODDESS! Class, beauty, and intelligence all rolled up in one. Hopefully your grandfather knew what a lucky man he was.

    Like I said, G-O-D-D-E-S-S, totally and...
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    Re: Newbie Mistakes, What Were Your's?

    If there's one thing that I refuse to do, it's buying blind, and I have to make sure that I like something before going full boar and buying it. I've thought of buying back ups sometimes, but I've...
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    Re: Are You a Victim of Marketing?

    I'm not going to lie and say that advertising doesn't pique my interest, because it does to a certain extent.
    I will give the juice in question a sniff or two, but if I don't like it then I simply...
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Unfortunately I'm learning that as much as I may want it to, I can't get Fleurs de Bulgarie to work on me. It ends up smelling like wilted roses and stale whiskey - the hubby agreed wholeheartedly. ...
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    Re: Creed Spring Flowers - Yum or Yuck

    No need to worry ladies, I always try something out before I buy it. I'm considering purchasing a small sample from the Perfumed Court, and try it out and see if I like it :)

    And I do agree...
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    Re: Creed Spring Flowers - Yum or Yuck

    Thank you :)

    I'm definitely considering it, and from what I'm reading it sounds like a gorgeous fragrance. I wish I didn't live in the boonies, because I would try this out in a heart beat!
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    Creed Spring Flowers - Yum or Yuck

    I've been cruising the boards as usual, and I've seen quite a bit written about Creed fragrances, and I'm quite curious about one particular fragrance called Spring Flowers.
    To those who have...
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    Re: black phoenix alchemy lab? why no reviews?

    I'll agree with Domingo is that this is a very clever way of marketing products.

    I did try ordering something from them at one time, but I never got my product so I had to call the company to...
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    Re: Perfume Salespeople - your experiences?

    The salespeople at the local Dillard's are pretty decent, and they are a bit shocked at some of the knowledge that I do have because I don't look like it. I try to keep in good spirits when I go in...
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    Re: Is there a 'best' brand of lipstick?

    When it comes to two companies who do lipstick the best (especially when it comes to variety of color and richness of hue) MAC, NARS, and Chanel win, hands down. If you're looking for a fantastic...
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    Re: Red lipstick article - NY Times

    Oh man, I LOVE red! I'm pale with dark brown hair and light blue/gray eyes and I have to say that love the way it contrasts so sharply with my coloring! I own at least three red lipsticks, two by...
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    Pout Beauty-To-Wear Foxy Lady Eau De Parfum

    I just happened to wander across the Victoria's Secret while taking a trip to Columbia, and I happened to pass numerous bottles of Pout's Beauty-To-Wear. The packaging and the bottles were...
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    Re: Light Blue by D&G

    It's definitely not my favorite either, very much a mass appeal type fragrance.
    I agree with the other comments that it smells a lot like lemon cleaner =0/
  38. Re: Today's Wish List...Your Top Three Desired Scents

    1. Quelques Fleurs - Houbigant
    2. Fleurissimo - Creed
    3. Jean Patou - Joy
  39. Re: What kind of women have..."chemistry that eats fragrance"?

    I scent seems to stay pretty strong on me for the first couple of minutes, but after that the scent that I happen to be wearing at the time turns into a skin scent - I don't like to go overboard for...
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    Poll: Re: Diesel Fuel For Life! A Winner? U Tell!

    I gave it a couple of sniffs here and there a couple of times, but I wasn't entirely impressed with it. To me it smelled like every fruity scent that I've caught a whiff of from the ladies perfumes,...
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    Re: Scottish town too low class for Chanel

    Thank you for the correction :)
  42. Re: Are you a diva in scent only or all-around glam?

    I'm fairly casual most of the time, but I save dressing up for special occasions (although I do dress up a little bit from time to time on my own).
    I would say that scents that a choose are very...
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    Re: Chanel # 5 revelation. Almost there!

    I'm also a huge fan of No. 5, and I think it's a fantastic scent (I even wore it on my wedding day).
    The scent is shorthand for elegance.

    I plan on getting the pure parfum as well, just got...
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    Re: Wedding day fragrances

    I was married in the evening on December 24th, 2005, and my perfume of choice was Chanel No. 5.
    The scent was a perfect match for my gown, which was matte ivory satin, with English netting overlay...
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    Re: Scottish town too low class for Chanel

    Well said.

    I agree that the term "low class" was used by the newspaper to sensationalize the incident, the company said nothing of the sort.
    A company has the right to sell their products in...
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    Re: Here's a FANcy little story ...

    Oh man, I am LOVING those fans! *drooooooooling*
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    Re: Overscenting linked to depression.

    I agree, I would love to see a poll done on this.
  48. Thread: Comfort scents

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    Re: Comfort scents

    I find that Allure is a nice comfort scent. It's sweet, but it's not too sweet and I love wearing it when I'm relaxing.
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    Re: Anyone recognize this bottle?

    That is one neat looking bottle! :)
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    Re: Quelques Fleurs - Yay or Nay

    Thank you so much Sestra :) !

    Just PMed You :)
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    Re: Sampling/Testing methodology - survey

    Quelques Fleurs is the one that I've been DYING to try! I've been searching around here (which has included making a couple of trips out of town) but with no such luck. It's definitely a scent that...
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    Re: A Youtube Perfume Video

    Thank you for posting this :)
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    Re: Scents you've TRIED to love and can't

    I have pretty good luck with the Chanels myself, and I adore almost each and every one of them. As far as No. 5 goes, I've had excellent luck with the EDP. If I get the chance, I'll be sure to...
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    Re: French 101: Eau de Parfum

    LOL, it's okay. I've been guilty of adding the "m" myself :)
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    Quelques Fleurs - Yay or Nay

    I've been dying to try this fragrance, and I've been considering purchasing this next.
    I was wondering if anyone else has tried it, and what they thought of it.
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    Re: Good Scents with Good Longevity

    Ditto on that. :)
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    Re: 'Sickly' fragrances

    I think Chanel No. 5 is one of those perfumes that people either love or hate, it all just depends on personal taste. :)
    Quite frankly, I love it, and I think the one thing that keeps me coming...
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    Re: The WSJ Says: Too Many Launches

    This is an article that I personally saved, because I thought that it really hit the nail on the head on over-saturation. There's just so much sensory overload, and that goes for the fragrance...
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    What Was The Fragrance That Got You Started?

    What fragrances got you started on collecting?

    (Mine is Chanel No. 5)
  60. Re: Difference between EDP and EDT, not just strength?

    I prefer EDP as I like a stronger concentration, and the sillage is much, much better.
  61. Re: Which fragrances have the highest sillage and or longevity?

    Oh man, Opium definitely sticks around, holy crap! <=0O *surprised expression*
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    Re: Do you spray your clothes?

    I don't spray clothes, because I like to enjoy smelling how the fragrance develops on my skin. I can be found whiffing my wrists every now and then to see how the scent is progressing. I don't...
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    Re: How do you pronounce??

    I'm sorry, but this thread is making me giggle like a little school girl, LOL! =0D
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    Re: How to get samples at dept stores?

    Thanks for the suggestions, Dimitri =0] Good to know...
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    Re: Fave cheap smells...

    Some of the Bath and Body Works scents are nice. Blackberry Amber has been growing on me a little bit, a couple more sniffs and I might be tempted to buy =0]
  66. Re: If I hate these fragrances, what else should I avoid?

    I have a soft spot for Chanel No. 5, but I can understand someone not liking it. I find that it's a perfume that you either love or hate, depending on tastes and personal chemistry.

    (I haven't...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hello everyone! Like a typical n00b I decided to go ahead and post *sigh*
    I apologize!

    I've been wearing fragrances on and off for a while, but I've really gotten into them in the past couple...
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    Re: Red bottles (now with pictures)

    I'm not sure about the scent, but Delices de Cartier is a very, very pretty bottle!
  69. Re: The Angel Cult: "Us Angel-wearers would rather fight than switch!"

    I've never caught a whiff of this myself, but from what I've read it sounds like a super-sugary sweet scent. I sounds like it would be the kind of scent that would singe my nose hairs on the first...
  70. Re: How do your loved ones feel about your fragrances?

    I'd say that my family is pretty fond of scents in general, and they all tend to have a pretty decent wardrobe.
    My father adores the male scents from Estee Lauder, especially Beyond Paradise. ...
  71. Re: Celebrity fragrances...do you wear them...would you?

    Well said!
  72. Re: Celebrity fragrances...do you wear them...would you?

    As far as the scents themselves go, it's a way for a celebrity to market their lifestyle. I think people invest in those sort of fragrances because they want that association, they want to "feel"...
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    Re: Anyone Else Totally Overwhelmed?

    I've done my fair share of sniffing around, but I've just found more of the same.
    I've loved Chanel for quite some time, and a majority of my fragrance wardrobe has been Chanel as of late (I find...
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    Re: 'Sickly' fragrances

    I'd have to say that it's the overly sweet fragrances that induce many a headache for me. I've been smelling sweet just about everywhere lately, especially now at the local Panera.
    CKone and CKbe...
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