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    Re: SotD - Monday the 19th of July

    Wearing OJ Frangipani for what is my last ever scent of the day post. I have my favourite perfumes that I wear regularly and will repurchase while the rest are on ebay to go to better homes. Thanks...
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    Re: S o t d Monday 28 June 2010

    Happy Birthday to the birthday girls and hello to Dawnska!
    Wore Narciso Rodriguez Musc oil today. Now after bath I'm loving Vaseline Cocoa Butter body lotion which I think has a smidge of 'marzipan'...
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    Re: S of the D - Sunday June 27

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani. First time in ages that I haven't worn Coco Mademoiselle or D&G Sicily! Summer just wouldn't be the same without Frangipani though. My bottle is almost finished so I think...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18 May

    Coco Mademoiselle, perfect for May!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 11 May

    An extraordinary perfume for an ordinary day - Ava Luxe Midnight Violet.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 May

    Tried Dioressence and Mitsouko again today but I tested them on the same arm and now I'm not sure if the wonderful drydown is one scent or both!
    Whatever it is it's just gorgeous!
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 7th of May

    Happy Birthday lilkcceleb!

    Sicily again for daytime, Tom Ford Black Orchid for evening - deelish!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 06 May

    D&G Sicily.
  9. Re: What was the perfume that made you the most happy when you bought?

    Ambra del Nepal, for the fragrance and also because it can't be bought here, I made my purchase via a kindly Basenotes member. It is a real luxury to me and I don't know if I'll ever buy another...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 4th of May

    D&G Sicily. Been wearing this almost every day for a while now, it's just so comfortable Don't care if no-one else notices my fragrance, I love it anyway.
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    Re: Perfumes similar to Anais anais

    Hi mumsy, I used to wear Anais Anais years ago and really liked it. Love citrus scents with a bit of floral and I love Chanel No 19 too sooooo I'll offer Dolce & Gabbana Feminine as an option. It has...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 March

    Leesee you've reminded me of an Ava Luxe sample I tried ages ago, think it was called Pearl Musk, very delicate and lovely.

    D&G Sicily again today, clean and uncomplicated.
  13. Re: Highly evaluated here - total crap on you?

    On my skin:
    Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia, sharp, shrill, piercing.
    The new version of Donna Karan's Chaos, flat, dull, lacklustre.
    Annick Goutal Songes I tried very hard to...
  14. Re: My friend's 33... Is it time to gently move her on from the Body Shop's White Musk?

    Agree with the Narciso Rodriguez and SJP Lovely, haven't tried the others mentioned. I'd like to add Dolce & Gabbana Feminine and Les Nereides Musc de Samarkand, both delightful and inexpensive too.
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 March

    Coco Mademoiselle for work then Black Orchid for this evening. Black Orchid on me is cocoa, dirt/patchouli and a hint of white floral. An earthy gourmand.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 March

    Black Orchid today, D&G Sicily yesterday. Tempted to get another bottle of Sicily while they are still on sale, but seriously, how many do I really need?
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday - 18 March, 2010

    D&G Sicily. Really love this right now.
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    Re: Today I bought.....March 2010

    D&G Sicily, 50ml, for £21 so I bought two. Also bought Tom Ford Black Orchid on a whim, risky but I like it so here's hoping we don't fall out!
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday - 17 March, 2010

    Quick spritz of Coco Mademoiselle this morning for work. Sicily for afternoon. This evening trying to get an impression of Tom Ford Black Orchid, it is strange stuff.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 March

    Happy Birthday Dora! Happy Birthday Wordbird!
    Wore Aahhmmbra(!) del Nepal today, so mellow.
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    Re: FB Fantasy... What's yours?

    Keiko Mecheri Ume
    Caron Farnesiana
    Serge Lutens Datura Noir
    Ormonde Jayne Sampaquita
    and an elusive botle of Ava Luxe Midnight Violet ( I wish!)

    I've changed this list twice already!
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    Re: SotD Monday 15 March

    Just spotted this post. Sampaquita is lovely but yes, very quiet. I'd still like to add it to my collection though.
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    Re: SotD Monday 15 March

    YSL Elle for me today. Completely different to the type of scents I've been wearing recently, took a couple of hours to get used to it again. Cedar stops this from being too girly. Thinking I might...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 March

    Sicily for Saturday, tested this again and it was much more agreeable on me. Sunday went for Datura Noir.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 March

    Just back from the most relaxing short break in the Lake District, bliss. Took some samples with me and wore mostly Ume and Midnight Violet (trying to use this so very sparingly!). For coming home to...
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    Re: S O T D Friday 5 March 2010

    Again wearing Ambra del Nepal like some kind of security blanket.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 March

    Happy Birthday rtamara!

    Wearing Ambra del Nepal for comfort and listening to Heart singing Dreamboat Annie from way back when. Sheer bliss.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 3 March

    [QUOTE=*dora*;1767176]
    I didn't feel like posting these past days with all that is happening in Greece...

    Dora with a heart as good as yours you will always be just fine. I have missed your posts...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 2 March

    My condolences to 30 Roses

    Mazzolari Patchouly, warm and comforting on this freezing cold day.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 28 February

    First time proper wearing of Carnal Flower. A soft tuberose - great! I only need the lightest spray of this perfume, would be too easy to overdo it. Carnal Flower has a 'buttery' texture and is quite...
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    Re: Your opinion required - D&G Sicily

    I didn't like Sicily on me, too 'dense' and lemony/soapy. One day I complimented someone I knew on their gorgeous perfume and it was Sicily. It was so much better on her!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27 Februrary-10

    My thoughts are with you 30 Roses.

    Keiko Mecheri Ume again. Thank you so much Dora for sending me this perfume to try, I really do love it!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 25 February

    Datura Noir, an odd choice for such a wintry, snowy day but I do love this fragrance. Dreaming of warmer, sunnier days to come.

    Best wishes to 30Roses at this difficult time.

    Happy Birthday to...
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    Re: Perfume Reviews of Favorite scents

    I agree with this too. If I love a fragrance it speaks to my soul, in the same way that a wonderful piece of music does. It is the overall blending of the notes that is most noticeable to me and how...
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    Re: Fragrance with Lime

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani has a wonderful note of lime.
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    Re: Long lasting lemon/coconut fragrance

    Luckyscent also has Ipanema by Satellite which is beachy and has coconut, orange, grapefruit, tonka bean, vanilla and patchouli. Maybe sweeter than what you are looking for but could be worth a try....
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 February

    From Dora's samples I chose Armani Gio which I have become quite attached to. It is a bright, warm perfume which is very comfortable to wear. Lovely.
    Maybe it's an age thing but I'm choosing my...
  38. Re: Soapy fragrances anything but clean: discuss

    Caron Nocturnes and Balenciaga Le Dix. Sometimes lily of the valley in a fragrance can make it seem soapy to me.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 February

    Borneo 1834 today from Dora's samples! Heavyweight, dry patchouli and cocoa which just lasts forever. Great to have the opportunity to try this after reading about it over the years. I love Patchouli...
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 February

    I wore Keiko Mecheri Ume again today and received a compliment so it is now on my wishlist where it will probably remain for a very long time until I can afford it!
    Tried some others today:
    Teo...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 February

    From Dora's samples I've been wearing Keiko Mecheri Ume today and liking it a lot. It has a gentle, serene prettiness and great lasting power on my skin.
    Notes: Japanese plum, bergamot, osmanthus,...
  42. Re: Let's List — Name bottles that let us unscrew, making decanting easier

    From my wardrobe, i Profumi di Firenze Ambra del Nepal and Neil Morris Gotham.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 February

    Started the day in Samsara then was so happy to receive a very generous sample package from Dora, thank you so much! Trying not to sample too much at once but so far I'm comfortable in Gucci Accenti,...
  44. Re: If that's all there is....Fragrance and Depression.

    I do like what Quarry has posted about the lack of 'wants' and 'gets' signifying depression. I like that practical, no-nonsense approach very much. When my passion for trying new fragrances waned it...
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 February

    Narciso Rodriguez for Her edt for a.m.
    Later from my samples I put Caron Farnesiana (heavenly) and Miller Harris Fleur Oriental (lovely) on one arm and Kai (lush) on the other. Want them all, of...
  46. Thread: Peony???

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    Re: Peony???

    YSL 'Elle' has peony listed and then there is always Stella McCartney 'Stella In Two - Peony'.
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    Re: Signature Scent - only one allowed!

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani.
  48. Re: SotD Tuesday 16 February - Shrove Tuesday

    Ambra del Nepal. So soothing.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 10 February

    Samsara edp for daytime. OJ Frangipani for bedtime to promote happy, positive dreams!
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    Re: SotD Sunday 7 February

    Clarins Eau Ressourcante, because I couldn't decide on a frag and opted for 'playing safe'.
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    I'd like to add
    Caron Nocturnes,
    Annick Goutal Passion,
    Sisley Soir De Lune,
    Versace Crystal Noir
    and Neil Morris Gotham.
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    Re: SotD Friday 5th of February

    YSL Elle for today. I like the raspberry/light patchouli drydown of this and I've only just realised it reminds me of Bond No.9 Bryant Park. I've had Elle for nearly six months and I thought it...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 February

    Ambra del Nepal. So comforting I'm going to wear it for bedtime too.
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    Re: Tiaré in fragrances... :)

    I bought Songes on a whim but it didn't sit well on my dry skin. There was a burning rubber note which just spoiled the scent for me. Songes seems to be one of those love it or hate it perfumes from...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 3 February

    Welcome Nymph!

    Samsara edp, and lots of it, for me. Still can barely smell anything because of this cold. Wishing for springtime and budding flowers.
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    Re: SotD Monday 1 February

    Have a horrible cold and can hardly smell a thing so I chose something big and bold for today, Versace Crystal Noir edp.
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    Re: Amber recs please

    Montale Blue Amber is beautiful, Michele Bergman Black Amber is OK. Mazzolari Patchouly has a lovely rich, warm ambery drydown and Ambra del Nepal, although a tad powdery at first, dries down all...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 31 January

    Samsara edp for a.m. Tested a couple of Tocca perfumes this afternoon. Cleopatra is similar to Narciso Rodriguez for Her edt, maybe a tad more full-bodied at first but ultimately not as long lasting...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 28 January

    I haven't worn this in ages. Very snugglesome scent!

    After a couple of months of wearing Coco Mademoiselle pretty much daily I feel like mixing anything and everything together. Don't know if this...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 27 January

    After wearing YSL Elle for daytime I find myself with Crystal Noir, Paloma Picasso Mon Parfum, and OJ Frangipani on my left arm and Samsara, which I've fallen in love with again, on my right. Paloma...
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    Re: What would she wear?

    I like the suggestion of Donna Karan Gold, on her skin, and she'd have Ormonde Woman spritzed in her hair.
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    Re: S O T D Sunday 04 October 2009

    Coco Mademoiselle, been wearing it every day since last Tuesday - freshly applied of course!
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    Re: Guerlain Idylle

    I have a sample but haven't tried it yet because I can't tear myself away from Coco Mademoiselle. Really think I'm losing interest in all other fragrances.
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    Re: S o t d Tuesday 08 September 2009

    Happy birthday to Enorena and Sloan_8013!

    Dior Addict 2 on a wild and windy day. YSL Elle for evening.
    NR For Her, Coco Mademoiselle and YSL Elle and OJ Frangipani are my favourites at the...
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    Re: The best fragrances for Fall!

    From my wardrobe I love these for Autumn:
    Ambra del Nepal,
    Coco Mademoiselle, edt
    Narciso Rodriguez For Her, edt
    Dolce Vita,
    Gotham by Neil Morris,
    Mazzolary Patchouly,
    Patchouli Antique...
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    Re: S o t D Monday 7 September 2009

    Scent twins with Inscentiable in Narciso Rodriguez For Her edt which I wore for daytime. This evening enjoying my new frag, YSL Elle, which was my treat for completing a half marathon yesterday....
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    Re: SotD 4 September-09

    Wore Coco Mademoiselle to work and received a compliment. Found an old sample of Lorenzo Villoresi Musk that still had enough left for me to spritz. I love LV Musk but I'm not sure how often I would...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 September-09

    Versace Crystal Noir. Tried YSL Elle again, it is also a little bit like Hot Couture but a whole lot better on my skin than the Givenchy frag.
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday 2 September 2009

    NR For Her edt again and tested YSL Elle this afternoon. Elle didn't leave much of an impression last time I tested it but today I'm really loving it. Reminds me of Bond No.9 Bryant Park but with...
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    Echoing the welcomes to bibitry, Diorissimo and sharviss! Wearing Narciso Rodriguez For Her, edt, one of my favourites.
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    Re: Silly game: Three perfumes in one.

    Jolie Madame - Balmain
    Les Plus Belles Lavandes - Caron
    Fille En Aiguilles - Lutens

    Datura Moonflower Bloom.
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    Re: Mazzolari scents for women

    I have Mazzolari Patchouly and I adore it. Had a sample of the Musk and loved it too, whisper-soft and very gentle, not plasticky at all. If money were no object I would have bought a bottle but for...
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    Re: S O T D Monday 31 August 2009

    Have been reading about the Basenotes meet ups and they sound great. Wish I could have gone to the London event. Haven't been posting for a while cause I needed to step back and really figure out...
  74. Re: Where do UKers' get perfume samples from?

    I get samples from Les Senteurs and also Aus Liebe Zum Duft (First In Fragrance), a German online store whose service is first rate. Also ordered some from Lucky Scent the U.S store and their service...
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    Re: SotD Monday 10 August

    I think you have inspired me to wear this tomorrow!

    Today I chose Addict 2 for daytime and the gentle Musc de Samarkand by Les Nereides for evening.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 9 August

    ubu, so sorry to hear of your loss and musse, welcome back. I will remember yourselves and your families in my prayers.



    Same goes for me too. I have only worn about four or five fragrances...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 2 August

    Wearing a mixture of Anglomania, Musc de Samarkand, Artemisia and Patchouli Antique. It's not a deliberate layering combo I'm just trying to sort out which frags to put on ebay. I've gone off a lot...
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    Re: SotD Satuday 1 August

    Happy Birthday kbe!

    Neil Morris' Gotham for me today. Going to a friend's birthday party this evening but don't know which frag to wear yet.
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    Re: SotD Friday 31 July

    Narciso Rodriguez For Her edt, the weather here has cooled so it felt like the right time to wear this.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 30 July

    Caron Montaigne and I'm disappointed because all I get is very dry sandalwood, what a shame. Going to wear an old love now, Annick Goutal Passion.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 29 July

    Datura Noir today and it was too sickly sweet on me this time. Never noticed this much sweetness from Datura Noir in previous testings so chemistry must be playing its' part. Oh well that's another...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 28th July 2009

    N'Aimez Que Moi, first proper wearing and it must be the 'prettiest' perfume I've ever tried. Zero comments so I'm not sure about sillage/projection but I love it anyway. Think I might need a sample...
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    Re: SotD Monday 27 July

    Coco Mademoiselle for work but now I'm enjoying Caron's beautiful N'Aimez Que Moi from my Les Senteurs samples which arrived today.
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    Re: S O T D Sunday, July 26

    OJ Frangipani yesterday because it suited the sunshine and the heat.
    OJ Frangipani today because it cheered me up on a rainsoaked, grey day.
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    Re: SotD Friday 24 July

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani. If I could only have two perfumes from my wardrobe to wear from now on I'd have to go for this and Neil Morris' Gotham.
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 23 July

    Peachy, plummy, tutti frutti Il Bacio for today. This fragrance is uplifting for me and so much fun to wear. I know there are florals mixed in there too but it's really the jammy fruits which...
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    Four samples from Les Senteurs.
    Datura Noir (my third sample of this, still can't decide)
    Annick Goutal Passion (used to own this, thinking about it again)
    Caron Montaigne (curious having read the...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 22 July

    Addict 2 for morning and Jil Sander No.4 (inspired by yesterday's SotD thread) for p.m.
    Found an old sample of Bvlgari Blv Notte Pour Homme last night, meant for hubby to try but neglected. I quite...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 21 July

    I love Jil Sander No.4 Orion. Unusually for a fragrance containing orange and jasmine No.4 does not turn stale on my skin and this makes it a real pleasure for me to wear.

    Wore Tocca Touch today...
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    Re: SotD Monday 20 July

    Wearing Gotham today, truly magical and I really should have a back up bottle.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 19 July

    misscasey Samsara is just gorgeous isn't it! I wore Samsara as SotD on Friday, OJ Frangipani yesterday and Addict 2 today.

    Beautiful ad for Ivoire 3xasif.
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    Re: Bal a Versailles Eau de Cologne.

    I saw a bottle in TKMaxx yesterday too but I resisted because I really want to order some samples from Les Senteurs. I've never seen Bal A Versailles in any store before.
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    Re: Patchouli Heavy Women's Fragrance

    I will suggest Clinique Aromatics Elixir (patchouli/oakmoss) and also Montana Parfum de Peau (patchouli/leather). Have never worn the Clinique fragrance myself but when there's lots of it in the air...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 15 July

    Ormonde Jayne Frangipani and it became a Holy Grail today. I've worn Frangipani many times since I bought it in March and it has always been a favourite but today was different. I don't know if it...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 14 July

    I wore OJ Frangipani during the day then decided on Vanille Noire Du Mexique to wear to see 'the Boss' in Glasgow. If the sun had been shining then Frangipani would have been perfect but with an...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 July

    Addict 2 again which has become my 'July' scent. Going to a concert tomorrow and can't decide between Frangipani or Crystal Noir, or maybe even Vanille Noire Du Mexique.
  97. Re: Recs needed of scents with citrus AND vanilla

    7.15 a.m in Bali by Kenzo has mandarin/passionfruit and vanilla and is a gentle, dreamy perfume. Must mention Frangipani Absolute by Ormonde Jayne which has Lime (Linden Blossom) and French Vanilla...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 12 July -09

    Started off in Dolce Vita's woody sweetness, then realised I really wanted something a bit lighter so I sprayed Addict 2 over it. Is this sacrilege? Not for my granddaughter who said I smelled 'like...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 11 July

    Vanille Noire Du Mexique which I don't wear very often but when I do get a craving I want to be drenched in the stuff!
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    Re: SotD Friday 10 July

    Happy Birthday Gary!
    I hope you have a lovely, relaxing holiday Dora!

    Agree with everyone on that sultry Habanita, it positively sizzles! My sample is long gone but I was always going to get...
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