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    Re: Today I Bought - July 2012

    I have been staying away as my spending was becoming far too enabled by you lovely folks and all the great info on here about what to try next ...but I have to remark to....
    Jon Rogers: ENJOY - I...
  2. Re: Pay back time - interest in a Chanel Exclusifs pass

    Yes good idea - spread the exclusifs love!

    My fav.....N0 22.
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 10 June 2012

    Sampling KM Datura Blanche today I can see why this has it's fans.
    KM doesn't seem to get much airtime around here so I ordered the sampling set, barely touched it though. Need to crack on though as...
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    Re: Can't get anything out from my Arpège bottle

    Have a look a 'travelo' containers they go straight on the stump, will that part move at all? If not ...What a pain!
    I am sure you have tried twisting and all other obvious things!

    Good luck with...
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    Re: Can't get anything out from my Arpège bottle

    Morning, what I would try .....is ...to pull the sprayer part off the mechanism ( most will allow the small part at the top to detach, but please take some care not all will do this) then try to...
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    Re: SOTD - Friday, 8 June, 2012

    ooo I love that one
    Good morning all,

    SotD is Serge; Feminite du bois - getting the woody ones in before the weather gets hotter (ever the optimist)

    Too much work again groan - good luck to...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 6 June 2012

    Chanel: No 19 today for fortitude at work.

    Have a good day all.....hope all are well - missed some stuff yesterday - best wishes to KILIWIA, hope all is well
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, 5th June, 2012

    Nice pic wooznib and welcome to GIMMEGREEN!
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, 5th June, 2012

    Couldn't commit this morning..
    Sampled Montale:Jasmin Full (got a slight plastic vibe from my sample), Dior: Amber nuit (Masculine references for me here - they say scent is most powerful a memory...
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    Re: SotD Monday, 4 June 2012

    Bois des Iles today while I am also working....albeit from the comfort of home!
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    Re: SotD, Sunday 3rd June 2012

    Coromandel to thaw me out after a soggy thames pageant viewing in the pouring rain.

    Have a nice evening all.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, June 2, 2012

    Apparently the gardenia had literally just arrived the previous day, unfortunately I only tested on paper as I had already committed to testing others (damn it).

    My first impression though was...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, June 2, 2012

    I was bare of fragrance as I went to Roja Dove's boutique in Harrods for a nosey.

    One wrist Danger and on the other Enslaved - beautiful perfumes both, however Enslaved reminds me of...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 1 June 2012

    Missed the synch today, in fact almost missed the day entirely, too busy for comfort. Still the weekend's here.

    Haven 't contributed much here lately but enjoy reading your updates...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 29 May 2012

    good morning all...I missed Quarry's birthday as well - ooops - belated birthday good wishes to you - hope you had a fab day.

    Today SotD Jo Malone : White Lilac and Rhubarb - quite refreshing for...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 27 May 2012

    OH NO I am working - will this ever end - officially in 'grump'.

    Chanel No 18 for some serenity and provide some cool around here. This suits the weather today.

    I hate responsibility....
    ...
  17. Poll: Re: FiFi UK 2012 Hall Of Fame - What Would You Have Chosen?

    A vote for Eau Sauvage...
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    Re: Too beautiful for everyday use?

    This is a great question, causing me to pause for some thought....
    I seem to be something of a minority and must admit to treating some fragrances as 'elevated' and 'special'. Not sure that these...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 25 May 2012

    Good morning all,

    For the moment, I am in the pink....Kelly Caleche ...

    Hmm what to wear later though for team drinks in London town....weather is fab....need to rummage at the back of the...
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    Re: Today I Bought - May 2012

    Casamorati Fiori d'Ulivo very naughty completely glorious, perhaps not for everyone but I loved it. Also manages to be entirely different from anything else I own - and that's becoming rarer these...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 22 May 2012

    Warm birthday wishes gandhajala! Have a wonderful day, I hear there's good weather heading your way today.

    SotD is APOM- if I had CdR with me I would wear that in an impromptu birthday synch...!...
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    Re: Top 5 Favorites Now

    This is a hard choice...but currently wading in with..
    Ophelia Heeley
    By white Profumi del Forte
    Chanel 22
    Love and Tears Kilian
    Le Dix Balenciaga

    So here I am in New Jersey for work with...
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    Re: unplanned trip to Selfridges

    when are you going to visit Selfridges hall?

    I might be able to help with a sample too.

    personal favs: No 22, cuir de russie

    but I have a few others as well.

    While you are there you can...
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 19 April 2012

    Morning all,

    Lipstick Rose: Editions FM - love this one it makes me smile - so playful.

    enjoy your days - stress central here at work right now....nearly the weekend.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 18 April 2012

    Morning playmates!! Switzerland was tops-very expensive though. My friend works there ( most importantly gets paid locally), so not so painful for her...but it's even pricier than London...!

    Happy...
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    Re: SotD: Friday 13th April 2012

    Good Morning all,

    I forgot about synchronising...and I would have had plenty to choose from.

    APOM pour femme : MFK (I see Mimi G caved and bought some - I hope you enjoy that pruchase loads - I...
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2012

    oooo lovely
    Felanilla - I love that one - really enjoy wearing that in cold weather it's like an extra jumper!- darn it - I paid full price , so good spot there on the bargain front! Enjoy...
  28. Re: To ebay or not to ebay? That is the question....

    Hey karmalee
    I have skip read this thread so apologies if I am stating again...I do a very small amount of selling on eBay and these are the lessons I have learned!

    Time the auction to end at a...
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    Re: Thursday 12 April, 2012

    Twinned with bonoanimoes today in Bois des Isles.

    Loving that new routemaster bus, will look out for it around town..
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 10th April 2012

    Would you believe it - back to work and the sun comes out.

    Apres L'Ondee for me today....

    Happy Tuesday all,
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, 5th April 2012

    Get well sooooon KEWART Sounds very painful. take good care xx

    SoTD is Violet Blonde : Tom Ford

    But I shall be heading out for a night out with friends later and already planning SoTE to be No...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3rd April, 2012

    Good afternoon all,
    Missed you guys...
    Today is Cuir de Lancome selected because when I went to the sample drawer I realized it must be leaking....so use it before I lose it. No big deal as I...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 27 March 2012

    Good morning!!

    Happy birthday Foustie, how do you all see birthdays?
    Hope you have a lovely birthday...what are you going to be wearing???

    Rose Ikebana: Hermes

    Have a good day all.
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    Re: Best/worst name of a perfume?

    One name I dislike is Loverdose, I mean how crazy, it sounds like a 'gift' of venereal disease.
    Not particularly taken by the Blood Concept naming either, something chilling about that.

    +1 on...
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    Re: SotD Monday, 26 March 2012

    Morning everyone - on this bright and sunny cheerful morning that's too good to spend working!

    You guys post such beautiful pics up here - it's so uplifting.

    Sampaquita - Ormonde Jayne
  36. Re: Interested in smooth, creamy floral notes - advice needed!

    I have Camelia by Keiko Mecheri. Personally it's more like magnolia to me, and certainly covers your request for smooth, creamy style. It's not actually any great favourite for me, but I think that's...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 25th March 2012

    Brunch with an old friend now....so splurging in love and tears by kilian.
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    Re: New Fragrance: Swarovski Aura

    Just tried this from my sample EDP
    Another fruity floral, (yawn) it's sharp too a la 'Daisy' sharp.Purports to be lycee, but I get red berries It may appeal to a younger bracket than me and may be I...
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    Re: If you could wear only one house forever?

    I used to be totally a Guerlain gal, but if the question relates to what is attainable from a house in current formulation and not the vintage back catalogue of fame....then I am probably Chanel...
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    Re: Saffron centered scents?

    Wandered into my wardrobe and dug right to the back.

    Lightly spritzed Scent : Theo Fennell Edp. Plenty of saffron here, and rose.
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    Re: Should I go scentless?

    Whatever you do decide....good luck with the performance this evening, it's such a wonderful joyous piece.

    I would also wear something light, my personal go to s would be
    Kelly Caleche
    Eau...
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 24 March 2012

    Good morning!

    Celebrating teardrop's latest purchase with her...Carnal Flower: Domonique Ropion via Editions Malle

    Saturday calls for some shopping, website says my next ultimate dress is sold...
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    Re: Should I go scentless?

    Nooooo darling.....for people like us that's the equivalent of turning up naked!!!!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 23 March 2012

    Good morning all - definitely, thankfully and gratefully Friday...

    I am also in synch today Purple Fantasy : Guerlain
    This is testing from a sample - and sorry to say I am with The Guide on this...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2012

    Purple Fantasy: Guerlain

    from a sample (thankfully). This is not for me.
    Very sour out that vial onto skin and slightly unpleasant to me because of it, not dissimilar to the opening of Black...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2012

    As long as it doesn't descend into The Synch that makes you stink!

    Sorry couldn't resist a little mucking about, but seriously, i am really looking forward to joining in and thanks PerfumedLady...
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 22 March 2012

    gandhajala have a great time this evening, I went to their first meeting and really enjoyed it. In fact that's what gave me the confidence to actually start posting here. It's fun and informative and...
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 22 March 2012

    Good morning all!

    Full on almond fix for me,
    Heliotrope: Etro . Oh yeah yum yeah.

    Weather report from the UK also positive.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 21 March 2012

    Ooooo I am pleased to hear your impressions on L'Amandiere. Sounds like you enjoyed it
    I tried once on the wrist and really liked it, I need to try it again. I got a great blast of the almond and it...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 21 March 2012

    Congrats evangeline!!!
    Perfect pitch in Paris
    W
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 21 March 2012

    Good morning all

    Baiser Vole: Cartier (I am the Easter Lily)

    GREAT ! danny1967 - a blast of galbanum for you. Out of the comfort zone? I like it.

    Have a good day everyone.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2012

    Aha the list has been expanded,
    Turns out I know own 3 from the list and a sample of another ( didn't actually ask for that sample though, so maybe that's the one I should try out? )

    So my...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 March 2012

    sounds like a lovely lunchbreak danny1967 - I had a nosey through your wardrobe and while I was there had a look at samples/to test/wish list etc.
    I had two ideas for you - are you looking to 'tame'...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2012

    Thank you for the info.....I will join in.
    Currently I only have one from this list....not sharing til Friday!
    Used to own VW Boudoir though...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 March 2012

    poor you mimi - insomnia - the worst - go and feast on the base of lettuce leaves if you have some - I expect it's an old wive's tale but it seems to work for me (probably a placebo effect!).
    ...
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    Re: SotD Monday, 19 March 2012

    Good morning

    After a few days of playing with Absolue Pour Le Matin (and deciding that the herbal lavender in it just does not work for me, I quite enjoyed the fizzy sherbet actually - but then I...
  57. Re: New Fragrances: Jo Malone London Blooms Collection

    matildaben - how right you are. A very pretty lilac fragrance, i get slightly 'tart' in the opening (the rhubarb) but that settles fairly quickly

    I followed your (and Donna255's) very good...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 16th March 2012

    Today I am testing out Absolue pour le Matin, from a sample acquired from MFK.
    I like testing on Fridays as this is my day to work from home which means I am never far from from a re-spritz or a...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday 15 March 2012

    Good morning early risers!!
    Two days in a row here with Chanel no 19.
    Fortitude is going to be required today...nearly the weekend though, right?

    Have a happy Thursday all.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 14 March 2012

    Oh wow oh wow....good work and congrats on you anniversary!!!
    Looks like you're celebrating in style. Fab...

    Hmmm yum this is a bit cruel....I have given up cakes biscuity chocolate type things...
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    Re: Fragrance Final Four

    This is an impossible choice, it does help give some great ideas to add to my personal 'to test' list so I better join in too and not just watch.

    Currently, mine would be
    Chanel 22
    Love and...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 14 March 2012

    Thanks mountainear...best to you as well with the difficult work demands....
    How I wish I had brought my Chanel no 19 for a bit of a re-spritz....guess what? I have been last minute drafted into a...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 14 March 2012

    Trying times at work right now....so taking no excuses in CHANEL no 19.
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    Re: SotD: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

    ooooo lovely.

    Lovely anniversaries
    Lovely birthdays
    Lovely welcome back to missing in action pal
    Lovely garden
    Lovely lots of posts milestones

    Best wishes to all of you celebrating!!
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    Re: SotD: Monday 12th March, 2012

    Congratulations on your milestones ladies!
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    Re: SotD: Monday 12th March, 2012

    Thank you for the welcome Leesee - I have been lurking for a while and everyone's been so welcoming I don't know why I didn't join in earlier!
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    Re: SotD: Monday 12th March, 2012

    Good morning all

    Wow the opera gandhajala - enjoy - will be interested to see what you choose as your SotE...

    Myself - I am wearing Untitled : Maison Martin Margiela, actually no, it's rather...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th March, 2012.

    Good morning,

    Twolf I hope your toe gets better soon, try to give it lots of rest!!

    It feels like Spring has arrived in London so Osmanthus Interdit for me today.
  69. Re: New Fragrances: Jo Malone London Blooms Collection

    Crikey ladies,

    You do make this sound lovely, I have been thinking of buying a bottle of After my Own Heart and this sounds like competition for the empty lilac spot of my wardrobe.

    I had...
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 10 March 2012

    Good morning!

    Safari : Ralph Lauren as my SotD today. I love this old friend.

    Enjoy your Saturday everyone.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 9 March 2012

    Happy Friday all....bit of a newbie so not sure if I 'synch' here or the other thread but anyways.....

    Synching today in Poison EDT - current formulation

    It is sad to say but it's nothing like...
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    Re: The Mimi Gardenia Appreciation Thread

    I would like to also add my appreciation.....

    I have enjoyed lurking around here for ages before joining in, and Mimi your posts are always lovely to read. You have patience and generosity towards...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 7 March 2012

    Good morning.....
    Bulgari Pour Femme over here.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 6 March 2012

    Morning all...
    Today I am in Prada Infusion d'Iris - not too sure about this on myself, I seem to find it a little bit melancholy somehow - however as I am super busy at work it does seem to also...
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    Re: SotD: Monday 5th March 2012

    hello all,

    SOTD: Apres L'Ondee

    seemed appropriate after yesterday's rain....
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    Re: Today I Bought March 2012

    Oops, I think I am in the mood for summer and went crazy for some springtime temptations...
    Gardenia : Isabey
    Heliotrope : Etro
    Osmanthus Interdite : Parfums d'Empire

    Looks like I will be...
  77. Thread: Poison

    by whwend
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    Re: Poison

    I love it, it was the scent of my late teen years. I was gifted several bottles for my eighteenth birthday by friends (1985 eek) and I asked for a bottle this Christmas.

    I find it a power bomb and...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 15 February 2012

    Today it's APOM pour Femme - I love this stuff for the office!
  79. Re: SOTD - Feb/14/2012 - Vallentines Day (also, my birthday)

    Thanks all for such a warm welcome....
  80. Re: SOTD - Feb/14/2012 - Vallentines Day (also, my birthday)

    Birthday...Valentine...whatever you are celebrating...I hope you all enjoy with happiness....

    Personally, I will indulge in some self-love today...accompanied by Chanel No. 22!!
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    Re: Tom Ford Violet Blonde

    Riverwide....
    It is due in selfridges approx Oct 6th - well that's the week they are expecting it anyway.
    I don't know if it's exclusive with them first or everywhere- sales guy hadn't tried it...
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