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    Re: Need Perfume Suggestions (UK) ....

    Hi,

    If you get to Bloom you can see/try the range of Nikkos - Oskol. Some great ranges in Bloom perfumery, but personally Nikkos - Oskol, is great. And they have PG and Baruti! They also stock...
  2. Re: Hello! I would like to share some comments and ask about your thoughts

    Thank you for the first response Pipi!

    Yes the current Musc Ravageur is weak to me compared to what I wear......when I last smelt the current version I was *ok this a completely different...
  3. Re: Hello! I would like to share some comments and ask about your thoughts

    Welcome Pipestrello!

    Have a great time here at Basenotes!

    Yes when the Frederic Malle boutique in 37 Rue de Grenelle opened prices were much lower......55 - 70 euros.

    You were also given a...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th May, 2017

    (((Happy birthday darling Quarry))) and possum-pie and Jake!!!! May all three of you have a wonderful day.....and many more birthdays.

    It's teardrop sync day and currently wearing Eau de Magnolia...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    For Teardrops sync day I put on White Petals by Keiko Mecheri early this morning........but now I will sync with something else ...I'll go and put on Eau Magnolia by Frederic Malle!


    Happy...
  6. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Haha love that.............it means she would have a friend. And the thing I most worry about is that she meet friends as she knows nobody, and I don't want her to just waste her days waiting to see...
  7. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Oh ((((((HouseofPhelgethon)))))),

    Every day I spoke to my parents...and every day I told them I loved them.

    The morning of the day my father passed I told him I loved him and we laughed at...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th May, 2017

    Hello all

    hope you feel better soon (((tds))). Your description of the Buterbaugh Florals is much appreciated as much as the bottles are beautiful (and the violette did look stunning!)........am...
  9. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Dear cacio

    She might be planning to sell a small amount of things, not sure. But overall her house which is very safe is in Switzerland(where his family is) ....but her family is in Russia and I...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th May, 2017

    Hello everyone

    wearing Cedre Blanc by Heeley....don't know why I bothered, half an hour after I put it on about 7am, and couldn't smell a thing!

    Enjoy your gardening Teardrop! And a lovely...
  11. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Interesting Donna.......a pension fund.....if she knows her stuff she's probably right. Doubt ny friend will need that, but there is a hefty profit through specialist dealers on handbags (much like...
  12. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Yes it is pointless....but it usually underlies something more........women I know who have hundreds of Hermes scarves never worn....something else is lurking beneath.

    There is a woman in the...
  13. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Thanks so much HouseofPhlegethon,

    The whole thing seems very strange to me. The key thing is, I think, she has NOT used any of these products. She has been in the industry nearly ten years....
  14. Re: Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Thanks HoP........neither of them are US citizens and she has never been in the US before. The husband is Swiss, my friend is Russian. It just all seemed very weird.........when my friend told me...
  15. Are there taxes on perfumes and luxury goods when you move to the States?

    Today I met with a girlfriend (long lunch) who informed me of another friend (we had all worked with luxury brands in Bond Street) who is moving to the States with her husband to take up a very good...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd May, 2017

    Hello everybody

    shocked and sad about Manchester.

    Thank you so much darling Dora........Teardrop your scent sounds sublime.

    Today I have put some decants in my *perfume carry...
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    Re: Ebay shopping issue

    That's awful possum pie about the the sample selling.

    We are long done with ebay after my fiancee shelled out a small fortune on crappy *farouche* bottles from Italy with all the blah blah about...
  18. Re: Kilian - Cruelty Free (including no distribution in China)

    How does Killian justify the beautiful perfumes created only for the Russian market.

    And I love Killian perfumes and Russia!

    Russia is phasing out testing on animals for cosmetics and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd May, 2017

    Hello everybody...thank you so very much for the wonderful birthday wishes and a wonderful birthday to David Ruskin and gandhajala!

    Had a gluten free afternoon tea with a group of friends and a...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th May, 2017

    Hello all


    Big Happy Birthday to (((thediamondsea)))). Many wonderful years to come! And perfumes of course!

    If I have missed anyone's birthdays or major events, sorry, the fibre optics...
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    Re: James Heeley - everything so weak?

    Eau Sacree by James Heeley might be a pleasant surprise, a beautiful incense with longevity on me.......it's not Sahara Noir (which is getting harder and harder to find as I stock up) .........but it...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 8th May, 2017

    Morning everybody

    Happy Birthday :birthdays:purecamel:birthdays::vrolijk_26:

    Working from home for two days ....so one of those days when I can do my layering and overspraying.....Love it!!!
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th May, 2017

    Hello all

    (((RHM))) so sorry to hear about the flooding and (((Quarry))) with your sick doggie.

    And sending out healing vibes to Liz, John, foxbins .......if I forgot anyone forgive me...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Mr Camel is a seriously naughty enabler and i have been lusting after his perfume for sometime.

    Today I will be in sync with the beautiful scents of Angela Flanders...... have some lovely samples...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th May, 2017

    Morning everyone

    (((Cuddle cat))) sorry to hear you have been so unwell. Be kind to yourself.

    (((Verona ))) sounds just wonderful ........wish I was there !

    Today as my apartment gets...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 4th May, 2017

    Hope all are well! You are all certainly smelling beautiful!

    Congrats Perfumed Lady on your 4,000 milestone! And what beautiful posts they have been.

    (((Foxbins))) so sorry to hear you are not...
  27. Re: Tauer Hyacinth and A Mechanic, + Bluebell, Indigo, & Blue Hyacinth Mini Sample Pass!

    Dear cestrum nocturnum

    Thank you for welcoming me to the thread!

    Will add my thoughts on the Tauer Hyacinth when I have proper functioning sensory abilities as I have been travelling with a...
  28. Re: Tauer Hyacinth and A Mechanic, + Bluebell, Indigo, & Blue Hyacinth Mini Sample Pass!

    Hi Mike,

    Yes those I bought last wednesday evening ....Les Senteurs had an evening with Andy.

    kind regards

    sea roses
  29. Re: Tauer Hyacinth and A Mechanic, + Bluebell, Indigo, & Blue Hyacinth Mini Sample Pass!

    Hi N.Cal and belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

    Yes they do exist and will give my thoughts when I get the time ......am very behind with my perfume notes as besides my work I am reviewing two new brands of...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th April, 2017

    Thank you Miss Hesta Jones......and we won't be struggling with jumpers and coats then!

    warm regards

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th April, 2017

    Hello all,

    Wearing Jardins De Kerylos by PG for Sync Friday.

    Miss Hesta Jones what a great idea....not the next month though please.....as planning to go to Greece in the next couple of...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Wearing Jardins de Kerylos for *fresh sync*. When I saw it was *fresh* I thought of this immediately. Just checked the reviews at Fragnantica to see if anyone else thought this......and it is what a...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd April, 2017

    My thoughts and prayers are with the people of St Petersburg, and all Russian people today.

    Wearing De Profundis by SL
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st April, 2017

    Happy Birthday dear Xscent!

    Hope Mr TDS has a wonderful belated birthday!

    Sorting out perfumes and going on a citrus binge today!

    Have a lovely weekend all!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Layered Iris/Lily of the Valley/Cotton by Korres with Naiviris by Huitieme Art for a real clean Iris blast!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Iris is one of my most loved scents. So started out very early (for a stretching class) in Iris de Nuit By Heeley.

    Will be in sync all day as I decide what Iris to wear next.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st March, 2017

    Hello all in sync for Iris (and how I love Iris) in Iris de Nuit by Heeeley.

    Put it on very early for a stretching class......and this Iris and some violets was just perfect.

    Will decide on...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Dama Koupa by Baruti.

    Regards and thanks.

    sea roses


    Edited by Furrypine to say: 64086 Added some time ago. Hopefully it will show up soon.
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    Re: Perfume Directory Inclusion Request

    Dear Moderators

    Dame Koupa from Baruti is missing from the directory.

    regards and thank you

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th March, 2017

    Happy Birthday Tang!

    Wearing Melkmeisje by Baruti today. Beautiful day here and this fragrance was a nice way to greet the day.

    Dama Koupa by Baruti is not yet in the database. Will work my...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th March, 2017

    Hello All,

    Happy Birthday Foustie.

    Put on No 22 early this morning ....my favourites of the Les exclusifs, but 6 hours later it's fading so now wearing No 5 over it.

    Have a great day all!
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    La Moss by Butter LONDON
  43. Re: Xerjoff to redesign their bottles on their lines

    Thanks very much Hednic!

    Beautiful bottles!

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th March, 2017

    Happy Weekend all!
    Got up very early, because wanted to get some jobs done as today is Greek Independence day, and we need things for tonight.
    A group of us are meeting tonight.......not sure...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    In sync this afternoon with La Tulipe by Byredo. Love this ....but it doesn't last very long on me at all.

    Happy Friday all!

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Fabulous haircut!


    And Liz B that was a wonderful post!

    Insomnia has hit again and i have to be up in a couple of hours. Will need something comforting to knock me out!
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    Re: NEW: Sospiro - Ensemble and Diapason

    Thank you....really enjoying Sospiro. Want to test both of these.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Just stunning Jon! Arghh Fortnum and Mason will have to wait a little while!

    regards

    sea roses
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    Re: PG Cuir d'Iris discontinued

    Same here Donna......and agree completely with you about Iris Oriental.

    So it seems everyone who enjoys this scent has some. Which I am happy about.

    regards

    sea roses
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    Re: PG Cuir d'Iris discontinued

    Thanks Hednic

    warm regards

    sea roses
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    Re: PG Cuir d'Iris discontinued

    Not to me Kaern......have the three you are referring to....as personally aways get back ups of PG after the nearly disaster of Un Crime Exotique.

    Cuir D'Iris is a beautiful leather.......not...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Wonderful post beautiful teardrop! And so TRUE!!!!!!

    much love

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd March, 2017

    Morning All. My thoughts and prayers today are with those who had their lives destroyed yesterday and especially of the families of those killed and maimed. Hearts are hardening across Europe.
    ...
  54. Re: New Middle Eastern Fragrance Boutique in London Opposite Harrods - The Spirit of Duba

    Is there a direct line to the boutique, without the £3 charge to be put through?
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017

    Morning all

    Wearing Armani Prive Eau de Jade.

    The wind was not pleasant this morning, but I remind myself of the scorching summers, and think * this will be ok for just a little longe*. Jade...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017

    Morning all,

    Spring seems to have arrived!

    Fleur de Chine by Tom Ford. Struggled between this and le parfum de Therese this morning.

    As it is Spring setting myself the task of...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th March, 2017

    Have a nice weekend all.

    Wearing Querelle by PG.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th March, 2017

    What a great sync today was.

    My SOTE will be for Melina Mercouri in *Never on Sunday* Ilya wearing N'aimez Que Moi by Caron........although I am fairly sure she was wearing Shocking by...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th March, 2017

    Good Morning all,

    Will check in at a later time.

    Just wanted to say Chronia Polla to Dora and happy birthday to Cestrum.

    Robin, thank you for sharing such a stunning photo with...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th March, 2017

    Following the history of Russia and the anniversary of 1917. It's a passion and something I studied and was trained in.

    Today is the day the Tsar abdicated .........so wearing what to me is such...
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    Re: Two Basenotes articles won Jasmine awards!

    Many congratulations to both worthy winners!
  62. Re: What was the first fragrance recorded in Basenotes as your SOTD?

    Oh Miss Hesta Jones,


    you have and have not come to the right place! Sorry but I started laughing when I read your post......Basenotes and Budget....it makes me giggle. With my favourite...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th March, 2017

    Good Morning All and Happy Birthday to misscassey and Liz B:birthdays:

    Today I am wearing the beautiful Le Parfum de Therese by FM. This creation is a true love story.

    Reading ExtremeK's...
  64. Re: What was the first fragrance recorded in Basenotes as your SOTD?

    Thank you so much MrsDalloway

    kind regards

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th March, 2017

    So many beautiful fragrances today (too many to mention and that L'heure Bleu in the box wow),...... but ExtremeK.........Aleksandr is like wearing art to me....it is so exquisite!

    Have a lovely...
  66. Re: What was the first fragrance recorded in Basenotes as your SOTD?

    Hello Miss Hesta Jones,

    Is it strange that I think that's amazing! Working with data all day (which I enjoy) ......the thought of doing that with my perfumes is an inspiration. But currently my...
  67. Re: What was the first fragrance recorded in Basenotes as your SOTD?

    Was on base notes for over a year, and despite people talking about their wardrobe , thought people meant their wardrobe for fragrances ......as I was in the planning stages of a large armoire for my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th March, 2017

    Morning all

    Wearing Mandarine Mandarin by SL. Very nostalgic scent for me today.

    Hope all are well and have a lovely day!
  69. Thread: Fun new game

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    Re: Fun new game

    Ran Danker


    Jardins de Kerylos by PG
  70. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    If someone is wearing White Linen or Opium near me it gives me headaches.

    Remember years ago that being near Red Door and Girogio Beverley Hills (not sure of the correct name) used to give me...
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    Thanks so very much Donna. Just called......they're always so generous with samples.

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th March, 2017

    Thank you sweetheart.......La Tulipe gets a lot *bad press* shall we say.......but I love it.....and looking at it now I'm half way through a 100ml bottle.

    hugs

    sea roses
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th March, 2017

    Good Morning all,

    Beautiful day... but paying, for belated birthday parties 5 of us celebrated together on Saturday into Sunday. As someone who doesn't eat any meat, wheat, sugar ....having a...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th March, 2017

    ExtremeK

    Many birthday greetings. May you have many many happy years!

    sea roses
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    Poll: Re: Which of these is your favorite?

    Mr Monsieur Montana

    Must be the twin you never knew you had!

    be well my dear friend

    sea roses
  76. Re: NEW: Nina Ricci - L'Air Du Temps Eau Florale For Women!

    Thank you so much Oviatt.....it seems to be a family thing.....my father bought it for my grandmother and mother.

    It wasn't as expensive back then so my parents seemed to forgive the fact that as...
  77. Re: NEW: Nina Ricci - L'Air Du Temps Eau Florale For Women!

    Hello lovely,

    yes 15ml perfume of Farouche is £575 and it is made in very small batches and there are often waiting lists.

    RE buying elsewhere my fiancé stalked ebay for me and paid a lot of...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th March, 2017

    Good morning all,

    There's that feeling in the air that spring is about to kick in.....and I'm on a countdown until I return to Greece for a break via Belgrade! When in Serbia I gorge on...
  79. Re: NEW : VC&A Collection Extraordinaire - Moonlight Patchouli

    This one really has me intrigued.

    Thanks very much Hednic.

    sea roses
  80. Re: NEW: Nina Ricci - L'Air Du Temps Eau Florale For Women!

    Really appreciate this Hednic....thank you.

    Will have to smell this.

    It really has me baffled as L'air du Temps the perfume has a waiting list everywhere. There is a problem somewhere with...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th March, 2017

    Morning all,

    For the sync Ambre Sultan by SL.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2017

    Floris 127.
  83. Re: What would you buy/ do if you won the lottery?

    What I saw in Athens , Patras and Zakynthos a few weeks ago my dear Monsieur Montana......there are some awful scenes where I saw this beginning.

    You have a PM my dear friend.
  84. Re: What would you buy/ do if you won the lottery?

    Mr Monsieur Montana,

    As you know I go to Greece a lot. Am I am tired physically and mentally of what is going on. And I am angry, very angry....you should have seen the posts I wrote on another...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th March, 2017

    Morning all,

    Wearing a perfume I often forget, but enjoy so much when I wear it....... Canyon Dreams by Keiko Mecheri
  86. Re: I received some extremely bad news that I'd like to share with my Basenotes family.

    Very sad news Richard and you will be in my prayers. Are you aware of the cancer forums...
  87. Re: What would you buy/ do if you won the lottery?

    That's brilliant about having a place of your own and the NSA, and the zombie world....oh so true! HAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!

    Personally I still want to own Olympiakos!!! Promise to triple the...
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    Re: NEW: Jul Et Mad - Les White Trilogy!

    Thank you Hednic.......these I have to try.

    warm regards

    sea roses
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    Re: The Reviews or the Forums

    Roll of the dice pure caramel.

    Love the reviews here(not that I agree with them but I want to understand why they feel so passionate about a fragrance I sometimes don't rate) ....but sometimes...
  90. Re: International Women's Day - what did you wear?!

    Bravo on your efforts.

    Wore Tobacco Rose to work as it was made by a great female perfumer.

    My boss is a very successful businessman..........Socrates Kokkalis, but he's a Marxist .....so...
  91. Re: What would you buy/ do if you won the lottery?

    Hi Ken_Russell

    Konstantino is one of those rare people who struggled in his early life much like Sotiris Bulgaris from Greece who from making beautiful silver objects such as eating utensils,...
  92. Re: What would you buy/ do if you won the lottery?

    It would have to be a lot of money lottery.......and it would be either buy my bosses 75% of his football team back, Olympiakos (he only owns 25% since selling to Marinakis) OR buy out Korres (hard...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th March, 2017

    Happy International Women's Day!

    Tobacco Rose by Papillion Artisan Perfume.
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    Re: Best Guerlain ever ....

    For me it has to be Vol de Nuit, Shalimar (Ode to Vanilla Mexique could throw this into first place), and can't decide between L'Heure Bleue, and Mitsouko for third place.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th March, 2017

    We'll talk her around! HA!

    Life was a bit tough for a time N.CAL ...thought I getting over the loss of my beloved father and BANG it hit me like a bus. Then I was ill. Then George Michael died...
  96. Re: NEW: Frederic Malle - Superstitious For Women!

    Thank you Hednic for this.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th March, 2017

    Hi N.CAL both of us have a private smart phone and we have ones for our work.

    We both have to have our work phones on 24/7 and while Mr Sea Roses gets buzzed constantly, currently I am not far...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th March, 2017

    A big welcome back John! Great to have you back and your beautiful photographs! You have been missed very much.

    Agree with both the perfume (and love El as well - both stunning to me) and Bloom...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th February, 2017

    Duetto by Sospiro .....my favourite in this line by Sergio Momo.

    Have a lovely day all!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th February, 2017

    After a lovely (but tiring) day at Beauty Professional......it's certainly mind boggling to see what is about to hit the market, I had the added bonus of a friend making me a Grapefruit shower gel...
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