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    Re: SOTD: Monday, July 14, 2014

    Evening everyone!
    SotE - MFK -APOM pour femme - sample. I like it a lot so far, I can't remember the last time orange blossom in a fragrance smelled sooo good, it's so beautifully done, airy and...
  2. Re: "The one cologne to rule them all!" Which one is yours?

    Thank you, Omega1185! ;) I would also love to read if others would explain a bit "deeper" why they love a certain fragrance.
  3. Thread: Huge Decision

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    Re: Huge Decision

    Get Aventus - so hyped, everybody loves it and you will still stand out in the crowd cos I don' t believe there are many 15-year-olds wearing Aventus.
  4. Re: Pathétique, performance perfume_________Pathétique contest.

    Hahahah! Great answer! That would really be pathetic!
    Unless they made it without batch variations ;)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 11th July 2014

    Dolce Acqua today! Amazing! Love it so much...my bottle is on its last legs so I need to order a new one asap!
    Have a great weekend everyone! :)
  6. This one is really tough for most of us.. But I'd...

    This one is really tough for most of us.. But I'd say for me it's Profumum - Dolce Acqua. This one rules them all indeed. For so many reasons. For I love it so much, has great longevity and goes for...
  7. Re: What to do when you have super acidic skin that changes the smell of any fragrance?

    Hello to you, do try an unscented body lotion, this usually helps people with longevity issues (me included), it really makes a difference, it creates a certain barrier so that the scent does not...
  8. Thread: Help me out?

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    Re: Help me out?

    Go for Chanel Blanche - you won't be sorry but do try it first because it doesn't matter if it's a great fragrance (and women love it) if you don't like it!
  9. Thread: Help me out?

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    Re: Help me out?

    Chanel Allure Homme edition blanche - ladies looove and it's really great imo. Try it to see if you like it.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 10 July, 2014.

    Hello everyone!

    Teardrop, glad you like it! ;)

    Today Guerlain SDV, a sample.
    It's an interesting take on vanilla, in the beginning I get a lot of pepper and incense mixed with vanilla, I even...
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    Re: Suggestions for beginner

    I agree with the above suggestions of Hermes Un Jardin series and Aqua allegoria line, I would also add Jo Malone range.
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    Hi teardrop, so Terracota is very pretty and cozy...

    Hi teardrop, so Terracota is very pretty and cozy and summery and beachy but nothing new really. You definitely must try it, I'm sure you'll like it, I'm just not sure if you'll want a full bottle as...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 8 July, 2014.

    Morning all!

    Guerlain Terracotta Le Parfum for me today. This one just arrived in my mail yesterday. Perfect for summering-up this rainy day we have today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 7 July, 2014.

    Morning everyone!

    Bronze Goddess (2008.) for me today.

    Claire - so glad you're back to using the oil,such a great product, it would really be a pity for it to go to waste :)
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    Make a list of these suggestions and go to a...

    Make a list of these suggestions and go to a fragrance store in your area, don't sample more than 3-4 at a time cos you'll end up not knowing what you're smelling...
    And forget about what anyone...
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    Try Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche one of...

    Try Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche one of the best men's frags in designer offer at the moment, and it's been a while since a male designer frag wowed me. And what might interest you, I am yet...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 4th July 2014

    Hahah ;) But I do see your point! That smell evokes strong memories and emotions so it's harder to use it now in "casual" situations... I have similar feelings about some stuff that I wore/used/went...
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    Hi dear Claire, so glad you like it, those are...

    Hi dear Claire, so glad you like it, those are such great products. The whole range, the best smelling one from L'occitane imo. And I believe that they bring back the best memories for you!...
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    Hello everyone! And a happy Independence Day! ...

    Hello everyone! And a happy Independence Day!

    Teardrop, smelling great as always! ;)

    L'Occitane Almond body mist for me today! The perfect sweet and comforting almond scent, there's more to it...
  20. Re: Modern Lip Balms... A class of products to be avoided?

    I agree with Apivita and Korres suggestion, these are great with good ingredients. I would add Hurraw - an all natural brand, affordable also, they come in a variety od flavours with the coconut one...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 3 July, 2014.

    Hi dear, don't know whether I'm allergic or not, anything's possible I guess, I just never ever had an allergic reaction to anything before...I'm gonna try it tomorrow again to see if it happens...
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    Teardrop, goodluck at the hospital, everything...

    Teardrop, goodluck at the hospital, everything will be just fine, don't worry!

    I'm so glad you liked Korres coconut, and you're right, it does smell more of almonds but it's nice!
    Maybe, I...
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    Lys Mediterranee - I like it so far, very...

    Lys Mediterranee - I like it so far, very pleasant and fresh, it is sooo well blended that it's hard for me to tell individual accords, but I'd say that lily is the most prominent. Reminds me of...
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    Morning all! First attempt of sotd - F.Malle...

    Morning all!

    First attempt of sotd - F.Malle En passant - fresh and breezy, nice prominent lilac, very natural smelling, the scent has kind of an aquatic vibe but I don't smell any typical...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 2 July, 2014.

    Hi cestrum nocturnum, I'm so happy to hear that there is another coconut lover around here!! :) there aren't many of us. Hopefully, we'll be able to share thoughts and suggestions about discoveries...
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    Hi Mike, :) how you described it is exactly how I...

    Hi Mike, :) how you described it is exactly how I was hoping for it to be. Unfortunately, didn't smell like this at all, apparently for me the coconut has to be pretty much "in your face" and sweet...
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    This. To me, signature scent represents the...

    This.

    To me, signature scent represents the one that we truly love, always repurchase as we cannot imagine being without it and something we never get bored of. It does not mean we can't love or...
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    Hello everyone! ClaireV - glad you had a great...

    Hello everyone!
    ClaireV - glad you had a great time in France and welcome back! So jelous that you could smell all those scents not available in our region! ;)

    Teardrop, so sorry to hear what...
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    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche - this is...

    Chanel Allure Homme Edition Blanche - this is such well done lemon, fresh and relaxing but not pungent or sour, sweetened by vanilla, great for day and night wear, warm and inviting. You should at...
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    Re: fragrance for caribbean vacation

    Heeley Coccobelllo - sooo tropical island appropriate.
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    Re: Vanilla (aka, help a single dad :)

    How about Patricia de Nicolai Vanile intense, Lostmarch Lann ael - not pure vanilla, but veeery vanilla-y and sweet and just a great fragrance, do try it please, and Calypso st barts Lea.
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    Re: Creed recommendations for my new boyfriend

    C'mon thats easy - Aventus it is. Hopefully he doesn't come here afterwards to check about his batch code ;)
  33. Re: Article: The Top Ten: Discontinued Women's Fragrances

    I would add Aquawoman by Rochas - it was such a great summer scent, it was an aquatic but not your typical one, so well done and beautiful, really don't understand why they do such things with great...
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    Re: Creed Scents: Overrated (A Noob's Opinion)

    I think everyone agrees on the standard "wear what you like" statement and it doesn't really matter who makes it and what is their marketing strategy.
    Imo the whole "overrated/underrated" thing is...
  35. Re: Thoughts On Jo Malone Fragrances? Too expensive for what they are?

    Agreed Preston! I also like many of her offerings, they tend zo be simple but also very feminine and well blended. The biggest issue I have with them is that most of them are very short lived on me...
  36. Re: (HELP) looking to buy gift women's fragrance...Needs HELP

    I share some likings with your cousin so maybe she would also like Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille or Datura noir. Also try some from Van Cleef&Arpels Collection extraordinaire.
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    Re: I'm new here ... just saying hi.

    Welcome Chris and have a good time here! Most of us don't feel "worthy" when starting out but each and everyone of us contributes in our own way and we learn a lot!
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    Re: Who is your favorite perfumer?

    Serge Lutens, I understand he doesn't actually make the frags but he's the beautiful mind behind the ideas.

    And, ofcourse, thank you Oliver Creed for the VIW
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    Haha ;)
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    :) so common ladies! Join the party! :)

    Another thing that comes to mind is that BN goes pretty "deep" into fragrance, can get a bit "technical" whereas most women I know (and on these forums I...
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    well, yeah you're right. and even the frags that tend to smell more "female" are labelled unisex so I guess there wouldn't be many more to discuss about but what I meant is, if more ladies would join...
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    Could be that but I wouldn't say that it is the main reason, because I take part in other beauty related forums (in my country and international) and women are all over it! Discussing freely, mostly...
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    Re: Male Domination of Basenotes

    This is the first question I asked myself when I joined BN, how come there are way more men here than women? Whereas on most other perfume/beauty related forums women are obviously dominating? Well,...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 23 June, 2014.

    VIW again :)
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    Re: Keep the LOVES, ditch the LIKES?

    I also tend to keep only loves and ditch likes...I never use the likes enough to justify keeping the bottle, I tend to make a small 5-10 ml decant of the likes before I sell or give them away so that...
  46. Re: Need help looking for a casual, light fragrance (Male)

    Welcome!! :) try Issey Miyake L'eau d'Issey, it's nice and casual, also great for summer
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 22 Jun, 2014.

    Virgin Island Water for me today. Haven't worn it in a while because I had a lot of sampling going on, and oh it's so good! I fall in love with it over and over again each time I wear it!
    Have a...
  48. Re: I would NEVER wear Sweet Pea from Bath & Body Works! But seriously…

    I know a few frags with the pea note you're looking for, maybe check them out to see whether that's the note you liked, to me tough, pea smells rather floral-sweet more than vegetal but then again my...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday June 21, 2014

    Morning everyone!
    Un Jardin sur le Nil for me today, we have a rainy day here today and I'm really enjoying this frag, did 't love it so much at first but kinda grew on me...
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    that would be great if I could get it from Surrender to Chance, I order from them a lot!
    And then I'm gonna hope I'm not gonna love it so much to need a full bottle! ;)
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    Re: MadHat Scents - Discussion Thread.

    Ok, now I really want to try Limed...checked out website but says no shipping outside US :(
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 20, 2014

    The fig one is great! I've checked the Jergens ones, think the almond one is their *original scent* lotion,it's almond and cherry. Can't get them easily in Europe, gonna try Amazon or ebay.
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 20, 2014

    Evening everyone, hope you all had a great day!!
    SotE - Carnal flower, giving it a proper testing..so far so good..we'll see...starts off green tuberose and eucalyptus mostly, then turns creamy and...
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    Re: Elizabeth Arden fragrances

    I never found one from this house that I really liked, but Red Door isn't bad, it's interesting, got some dept. Green Tea is quitr popular, it's fresh and inoffensive imo
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 19 June, 2014.

    Hello all, Dolce Acqua again today :)
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    No, I actually have not, will put it on the list! Thanks!
  57. Re: What cheap fragrance generated more compliments when you wore during all day

    Well, here's a sad story ;) technically it's not a perfume but it's there. Everytime I use a body lotion from Bath and Body works or The body shop I get compliments and people asking like oh my,...
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    Hello Mocha, nice to know someone also likes JM, it doesn't get much attention at BN from what I've seen so far. I'd say her frags are quite simple but really beautiful and well done, very feminine...
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    Well thank you, teardrop for your nice words! I will definitely keep reporting my impressions of varous scents in the future, hopefully more succesfull ones, but I have to tell you that I'm relieved...
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    Ok, so I decided to end this quest and I just ordered a bottle of Jo Malone Nectarine blossom & Honey, well loved and trusted. I really love this frag ever since I first smelled it. it's one of very...
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    More samples arrived, First (and last for most;)) impressions here:
    Millesime Imperial - I really thought I'd like this one, I sampled it once before but it was long ago and I only vaguely...
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    Re: Endless search for a signature scent

    How about Aventus, I really don't know if it would meet your criteria but it is so hyped that you must at least give it a go ;) Regardless of the hype, I too like it, not for myself but on my...
  63. Re: niche fragrances made for women but can easily by worn by men

    Jour d'Hermes can easily be worn by men, very unisex imo, summer appropriate.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 18th June 2014

    Happy birthday Wolfie!! :)
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 18th June 2014

    Morning all! :) Profumum Dolce Acqua today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 17 June, 2014.

    I will, don't worry ;) if I find it someday I'll celebrate!! No luck so far...don't understand why nobody would make such a fragrance, how hard can it be, obviously people at hawaiian tropic...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 17 June, 2014.

    yap..unfortunately don't like it. At all. I sold it already! well, you know me, I was hoping for a coconut suntan lotion kind of scent. Well this isn't it. Patricia's inspiration was Ambre solaire...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 17 June, 2014.

    Hello, everyone! :)
    Nicolai - Musc monoi, a recent blind buy, just arrived in the mail yesterday.
    No more blind buys! ;
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    Re: What are the best 'Green' Fragrances?

    Try Diptyque Philosykos- edp and edt. edt is greener, fresher imo, but edp is so beautiful also, a bit deeper, warmer, both incredible green fig frags
    Another one you might try also by Diptyque -...
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    ^^^Hahaha! So bad! I mean, I normally have longevity issues with frags, I'm used to that, but usually I can at least smell some weak, hardly recognizable basenotes whereas this one disappears...
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    Re: Colognes you love but they just DON'T LAST

    Philosykos! I love that darn thing but disappears from me in two hours!
  72. Thread: Question

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    Re: Question

    M7!! If it's the original version! You won't be sorry. To date, my favourite male fragrance, and I don't even like oud as a note - that's how good it is!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 16 June, 2014.

    Morning everyone!
    Aqua Universalis Forte again...still trying to figure out if I like it enough to buy fb.
    Have a nice day everyone! :)
  74. Re: Hello everyone!! And some coconut suggestion

    Hi, thanks for your suggestion! Haven't tried it yet but it's on my list. Right now I'm waiting for Hermes Santal Massoia sample to arrive to see if I get the same coconut vibe from it...I've heard...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 15th June 2014

    Lucky you, Jon & Xscent!! :) wish I could be there and sniff eeeeverything!!!

    Philosykos edp for me today!
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    Re: What scents women like the most?

    I'm a woman and I love to smell deeper woody & spicy vanilla scents on men. I rarely like citrus frags.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday, June 14

    Evening everyone! Hope you all had a great day! :) Sotd & Sote MFK Aqua Universalis Forte...giving it a proper test. I sprayed it this morning and i can't believe I can still smell it so well!! It's...
  78. Re: Advice on starting a killer year round rotation

    I really think you should go for Bond and Tom Ford private blend...I don't think you'll find what you're looking for in the current designer offer seeing that you had longevity and projection issues...
  79. Re: Hello everyone!! And some coconut suggestion

    Oh, looks nice, thanks! ;) I should definitely try it! Haven't had much luck with indie scents so far but that might change ;) I'll report back ofcours!
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    Re: Fresh scent for summer

    So, first part of samples arrived a few days ago...Here's what I sampled so far:

    Montale Embruns D'Essaouira - expected a lot from this obe, seemed it might be interesting according to notes but...
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    Re: Looking for "Summer Beach Fragrance" :)

    + 1
    a must try for summer imo
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    Re: Please help me find the right perfume

    Definitely try several Jo Malones, I think it might be what you're looking for...so feminine and sophisticated...also easy to wear, not bothering anyone, versatille, great for day or night and all...
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    Re: Please help me find the right perfume

    Maybe try out some Jo Malones. She has many to choose from in the category you mentioned. Her perfumes are really feminine and sophisticated, very romantic... The only issue is that longevity of...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday , 12 June, 2014.

    Thank you! :)
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday , 12 June, 2014.

    Thank you, so nice of you! :D
  86. Re: Hello everyone!! And some coconut suggestion

    Been wanting to try this one for some time now...now I have to! Thanks for your suggestion!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday , 12 June, 2014.

    Hi everyone! :) just stopping by to wish you all a nice day!
    Caught a bad cold and my nose is totally out of function so nothing for me today!

    Teardrop, smelling nice!! ;)
  88. Re: Advice on starting a killer year round rotation

    ok, so Coney island would be my first choice, very versatile for spring/summer, goes well for day and night. It is fresh enough for daywear but has that nice tequilla/lime note that resembles a...
  89. Re: Advice on starting a killer year round rotation

    Please try some Bonds! Considering that your main criteria is longevity.These are very longlasting with good projection, and I'm sure you'd find some you like. And Coney island is really great for...
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    Re: Looking for "Summer Beach Fragrance" :)

    Lili Bermuda South Water (affordable and can be ordered directly from the site)
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    Re: Looking for "Summer Beach Fragrance" :)

    L'eau par Kenzo. There are more versions so you might wanna try them out. It's on that track of Issey Miyake
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 10 June, 2014.

    Hello everyone!
    Escada Born in Paradise for me today! :)

    Have a great day all!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 9 June, 2014.

    Nice one! :)

    Sent from my SM-N9005 using Tapatalk
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 9 June, 2014.

    The best one! ;)
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    Re: Samples in Europe

    I wouldn't go for ebay, imo it's the most expensive way unless you need just one specific sample then it could be ok, but if you're looking to buy more samples definitely go for a US shop such as...
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    Re: Samples in Europe

    I agree on this one, I'm also in europe but get my samples from US shops usually. Surrender to chance, for example, they have a great variety of samples and shipping and samples are cheaper than aus...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 9 June, 2014.

    Good suggestion! I did think "coconut" a bit, but more than that I had something sweet in mind, something like Chopard Casmir, maybe cos of the name...and it turned out completely different. It's not...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 9 June, 2014.

    hahahah way to go! I loooove VIW, one of my alltime favourites! Seems like I've dragged everyone into my coconut madness ;) Well, let's enjoy it, such a carefree, feelgood note :D
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 9 June, 2014.

    Hi kewart! :) so glad to hear that you like my country, it's beautiful indeed. The weather is great and so hot already and should last also. I'm sure it's gonna be great in September as we had a...
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2014

    Hello everyone! First post here! Yesterday I blind ordered the new fragrance from Patricia Nicolai - Musc monoi. Altough I promised no more blind buys but I just couldn't wait for samples to become...
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