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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Not yet but I will!
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    Hello everyone. I haven't seen you in a long time. I hope that you are all healthy and happy.

    Cuba by Czech and Speake for me. An old sample. Wearing all of it. :laugh:
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    Happy New Year everyone! I hope that 2019 brings you health and happiness.

    So, Mark Buxton. Well I know that I have said before that I've had the privilege of meeting Mark Buxton, and although he...
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    Kenzo Jungle L'Éléphant. I love love love this fragrance. I had it years ago and I forgot just how much I loved it till I bought it again last year. And do you believe I've only just learned that it...
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    Happy Kewart day Kewart! Be happy and stay smelly.

    I'm celebrating Kewart's day in a spritz of one of my most precious fragrances, Coco, maybe 18 years old but soon to be empty. * sigh*
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    Hi everyone. Gosh! Vernona, Colin, Evangeline, the maelstrom that was Alfarom. My goodness. How things change.

    I'm going to join teardrop in a very rare wearing of Samsara in honour of the...
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    Hi gang. I'm delighted to see you all tonight.

    Fantastic house! But thank goodness that they have edited some of the names to more grown up versions. I only have Eloge du Traitre in a full...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    tdem! I read your post and it reminded me that I have another Tauer fragrance. Deary me. Is that not awful? I have Vanilla Flash from the Flash series. It's a soft woody vanilla.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    I've used up my sample too Teardrop. This is one of the Tauer fragrances on my wishlist ; )
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    I love Andy Tauer's fragrances. I have two, and I've tried most of them. There are are others that I would like to have. Andy is a true independent. He began by creating, making, bottling, boxing and...
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    Oh for goodness sake, I'm late AGAIN! I'm sorry.

    But I'm making up for it. In the wonderful Epapsiou's honour I'm wearing the original Fendi, which of all the fragrances in my collection is...
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    Ha ha! Great synch!

    Gauchos and leather boots and hats came to mind for me too. So with that in mind I pulled out an old box which I thought contained a sample of Lonestar Memories, but it...
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    Thank you I-H. I have sampled Vaara and I really liked it but I don't have any to hand. But you have got me thinking and what has come to mind is the riot of big colourful juicy fruity notes in Neela...
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    I'm synching for another day as I'm sticking to Bertrand. I've chosen Timbuktu and I can't get enough of it. I've been aware for a long time that either I smell this differently from other folk, or...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Delighted to be synching tonight in one of my newest fragrances, Ashoka from Neela Vermeire. Have a good one guys.
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    Well put Donna. So did I. Probably beginning with the dark bitter chypre that was the original Armani and the stunning original Fendi.

    Tonight I'm going to celebrate Trilby Lark's Chypre day with...
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    I've loved the smell of roses since I was a child. I grew up in a very small mining town. Perhaps as an antidote to the deep coal mines, lots of people had modest but beautifully tended gardens,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Catching up and joining Darjeeling in Sel Marin for Zephyr's Air day. This sea spray of a fragrance is perfect for the hot weather that we are having. See you in a rose tomorrow.
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    Hi guys. I'm late. I've just got in from work. Happy Zephyr day Zephyr : ). I haven't synched yet! Sorry. I'm just going to read your lovely posts for now. It was soooooo hot at work I was just...
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    Every so often the Friday synch does this............my little niece is going to a lovely Greek Island for her holidays so we were actually talking about Hermes yesterday. Then I discover that she is...
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    You inspire me! Ealing Green would have been great! Will catch up when home. Our dinner awaits.......
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Fantastic!
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    Agreed! You win the prize of the week! : )
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    Darjeeling , you are a continual source of joy to me.
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    Hi guys. I'm very happy to join you from Andalucia, Spain as we are over here on holiday. It's really beautiful here. I have nothing even vaguely green with me so I'll catch up when we get home. But...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Yeah, and whats all this talk about Mimosa's? Can you send one over here please? ; )
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    I would wear Portrait of a Lady today and any day!
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    We are not worthy.........

    What to wear to o honour that great behemoth of Basenotes? Well I can't wear Creed either because I don't have any, but I do wish that I had Vetiver Geranium because...
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    Re: Help Basenotes become awesomer

    Yes. Hendricks recommend that don't they, and I thought so too to begin with then just went off cucumber in gin. See what happens when you serve cocktails Grant? : ) It all gets derailed. Now you get...
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    I know! It's 09:18am here though. That is a beautiful picture Remik. Really put me in the notion. Love my Hendricks. Not with cucumber though. Blech. Cucumber in gin is like norlimbanol in fragrance....
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    Re: Sampling fragrances from the Memo house

    I don't know about the whole line because I haven't tried them yet, but I do have Quartier Latin from this house. I got a sample of it in an order from somewhere and I'm really pleased that I did. It...
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    Re: Help Basenotes become awesomer

    Cocktails at 08:45am? Oh go on then ; )
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    I love this fragrance.

    Well well. The perfect opportunity to wear my sample of Masque Milano L'Atessa in a double synch as I got the sample in Milan. Tada!
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    These sound exciting. Reading this piece made me want to try them all. I look forward to reading the sample pass. Great!
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    Re: Moderator Changes

    Thats wonderful! Made my morning.

    Well done Red. Your service to the Community is legend.

    Congratulations CuddleCat. You will be great.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    I have a few Dior's but I have sample of Jules so I'll bust that out today. Have a great weekend guys.
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    Late for a very important date.....catching up from HouseofPlegathon's powder day, and thank you HOP because your sync made me think and I dug out my very vintage Heaven Sent by Helena Rubinstein. My...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Ha ha ha ha. Speaking of........ I'll be in touch. FYI mine is a Campari Spritz as you will probably know. Miss G's is an Aperol Spritz.
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Saluti
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Well hello there stranger. How nice to see you!

    Right folks. It's been over a month since Esxence. Time flies away. Time to wrap up.

    My favourite discoveries on first impressions; Two Iris...
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    Re: Favorite woody summer fragrance?

    Memo Paris Quartier Latin, wood and more wood. Gorgeous.
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Honourable mentions. We saw Sebastian from the Youtube channel Smelling Great Fragrance Reviews in the incredible shop/ cafe, 10 Corso Como, looking very attractive and cool and relaxed in the flesh....
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Speaking of disappointments. As I said I had a few lovely surprises and a disappointment. On my list of stands to visit was Imaginary Authors. I've heard so much about the here on Basenotes but they...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hiya Cook.bot. Now, it's really interesting that you say that because of the little group that I smelled Vent Vert was the only one that I wasn't really excited by. I think that I remember the...
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    Delighted! Well done Claire. Congratulations.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Ha ha! The best!

    I could not write one
    To save my own bacon, so
    There you all have it.

    Nicolai Patchouli Intense from a sample. Am I even synching? Does it matter? Have a great weekend...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Oh dear. Sorry to hear that. I hope it goes well. Smell lots of samples to cheer you up.
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hi everyone. In our next instalment, a treat for the nose........

    The Osmotheque were there! They were there the last time I was at Esxence but there was always a queue. This time we were lucky....
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    Re: IFF Speed Smelling Coffret 2017 Mini Reviews

    Great stuff! I'm going to enjoy this!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Cio Cio San by MDCI. The last of my little 7ml discovery bottle. Notes include yuzu, ginger, cherry blossom, tea, peony, guiac and cedar. It was love at first sniff. It's so lovely. I find it serene,...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    I don't think so CapriDog. It seems such a contrast from those great big bottles to the small ones, doesn't it? I've only recently realised that the whole collection is in the new bottles now. Mind...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    More? Ha ha! FYI we went up to Como for the day, and over the lake to Bellagio for lunch and a wander. It was a really nice thing to do after several days in the buzz of Milano. ; )
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hello everyone. It's so nice to chat with you all. Thanks Starblind, so here we are. Great idea Diamondflame and Cook.bot. why don't you suggest that to Claire and see what she can do?

    So, what...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    How did you find it? And thanks for the link to your magazine. It's great. I've just read the article by The Silver Fox. I love his writing. Nice!
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hi G. So nice to see you.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    This is a lovely post. Thank you Darjeeling. I would love to go to Japan. I have wanted to go for a long time. My sync will be a SOTE so I will see you later.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Catching up with Freewheelingvagabonds Whips and Chains sync in Annick Goutal Ambre Fetiche. It's such a surprise from this elegant house, with notes of Amber, frankincense, labdanum, styrax,...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hi Pefumedlady, my sister -in- leau. I wish that you had been there too. Now that would have been the highlight of the trip!
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Yes Kiliwia. I will do another couple of posts. Was anyone else there?
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Thank you Hednic. Believe me it is my pleasure.
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hi folks.

    Who did we see/ meet;

    OK, this aspect of our visit was very pleasant this year. What will strike you at Esxence is that there is a great deal of hauteur, and thats being kind. To be...
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    Re: Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Thanks so much guys. Be back soon!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Hiya everyone. I missed you on Friday because I was in Milan for Esxence so I know that you will approve! I've started a thread with some news, gossip, hints and tips if you fancy it, over here...
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    Anyone like to hear about Esxence 2018?

    Hi everyone. I hope that you are all OK. If anyone wants to hear a little about Esxence please read on. I'll split this into little posts to run less risk of boring you all.

    So, I was at Esxence...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2018

    Hello hello. Le Labo Iris 39 today. An unusual Iris, green, snappy, angular. I don't understand why some people find it powdery. I find it oddly sort of wet. Not much Iris really. Then just because...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th March, 2018

    Hi there! SOTD is Hermes Cuir D'Ange for Synchronised Fridays, but I'm really just popping in to see who is here because I've not been around for ages. I hope that you are all well.

    I see that...
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    Oh for goodness sake, look what the wind just blew in! It's me. And it's the middle of March. Apologies. It's nice to be back. I hope that you are all OK?

    So, Cook.bot's excellent choice has...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I thought that I was going to wear Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant till I saw HouseofPhlegethon mention Chergui, and I'm undone. I love it. So it is my pleasure to wear the beautiful Chergui this evening. So...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Synching tonight in an extraordinary fragrance from an English Perfume House, Miller Harris. The fragrance is L'Air de Rien and it was made for the English/French actress Jane Birkin. I don't wear it...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    You started my day with a nice laugh Cook. bot. :) I kid you not. My morning imagination flipped straight to the Adventures of Baron Munchausen and I thought of hitching these Islands to a huge...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    One note to rule them all. One Basenoter to rule them all! Happy sandalwood day Mike.

    Sandalwood is one of my favourite notes, from the glory days of Crabtree and Evelyn Mysore Sandalwood which...
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    Re: Aftelier Perfumes Sample Pass

    Yes. Thank you Mandy, Claire and all of our friends here.
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    Perfect choice Ken!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    So do I. ; )
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I've been looking forward to this one. To me , Vienna means Caron Tabac Blond. Indulge me with this one......
    Many years ago when I joined Basenotes I was welcomed by many of our friends, from all...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Oh my goodness. I missed N Cal day! I'm so sorry. My mind has been elsewhere. N Cal I hope that you had a wonderful , very smelly day. In your honour I'll wear something that I have been keeping...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Woo. I fancy that Kotori. I have ST, it's lovely. I don't have PP but I have smelled it.
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    What a coincidence. I bought Kenzo Jungle L'Elephant the other day. I had it and loved it years ago. It came into my mind and I saw it on a discounters website so I had to have it. It's ideal for...
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    Re: New moderators and community manager

    Congratulations to Furrypine and our new moderators. Well deserved. Thank you guys.
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    Hi everyone. Sorry I'm late to the party but I was away at a party! I did pull out and wear Tommy Girl as soon as I got home yesterday, with all of it's bells and whistles. Today I'm wearing the...
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    Really? I'm actually pleased to hear that! It can be our secret.... * wheesht*
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    OK , I'll do it. I have some older Mitsouko, an EDT, not vintage but maybe from the 90's?

    Here is the thing, and I have said it before, and don't all get mad. I think that Mitsouko is like the...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Oh no. I will not have a hard time choosing : ) Why don't I share the love for the classic Guerlains? I just don't. I can respect them but I don't like 'em.
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    Re: Aftelier Perfumes Sample Pass

    I really like your style N Cal. You are very concise. Thank you for all of the time that you put into it and for your impressions, which are very interesting.
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    Re: Aftelier Perfumes Sample Pass

    Diddy, you have become my new downtime reading. Ha ha. You are brilliant. Keep them coming.
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    Re: UK Meet-Up

    I only noticed this thread a couple of weeks ago. The weekend of 7th and 8th Oct was impossible for me too but I would be really interested in meeting another time if you are thinking about that. A...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Stunning isn't it? A beautiful floating rose over the most translucent amber. You smell great.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    What beautiful posts today. And why? Because it's PerfumedLady day!!!!

    It is my pleasure and my joy to celebrate PerfumedLady day. When I joined Basenotes she was one of the first people to extend...
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    Re: Aftelier Perfumes Sample Pass

    I was really delighted when I read this comment this morning Kotori. Umami. Of course. This is the first time that I have ever heard this term used to describe perfume, but it is so appropriate. I'm...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Caron Tabac Blond Extrait. I think that it must have been Autumn ( many years ago now) when our friend Larimar sent me some from his collection, back in the days when we could do that. I remember it...
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    Re: Small atomisers please....

    I ordered some from ebay last week. I'll pop back when I get them to let you know about quality.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    One of my very special and favourite fragrances. You smell amazing.

    Right PerfumedLady my gel and scent sister. Khol de Bahrain it is. I bought this in London in Fortnum and Masons and not from...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    *wink*
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    What a lovely story. I had a sample of What we do in Paris is Secret and I really enjoyed it.
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    Woo. I've just looked at the list of fragrances exclusive to Lucky Scent. I'm kind of wishing I hadn't. They have some amazing stuff. I tried Neela Vermeires range recently and I really liked them,...
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    Re: Does Chemistry Really Make a Difference?

    I'm going to contradict myself here....

    I think that fragrance is intended to smell consistent on everyone. Coco Mademoiselle is meant to smell like Coco Mademoiselle, Aventus like Aventus. People...
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    Re: Just smelled the smoothest....

    The Caron certainly but possibly also the newish Boy from Chanel Exclusives? It could come off as you describe.
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    Re: Small atomisers please....

    Yes Hednic. They are plain white, a nice size, and most importantly they don't smell of paper. They are just a really nice quality mouillette.

    And OP, you can choose glass or plastic atomisers at...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I was thinking that I had nowt. Diddly. But I was also thinking that Ive never been beaten by a Friday Synch yet, even if that meant stretching a bit, or a lot. But that is half the fun! Then I see...
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