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    Re: SOTD Saturday 31st January 2015

    Hello all. SL L'Orpheline.
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    Re: L'Orpheline by Serge Lutens

    I love it. Its quiet and understated, well for uncle Serge. LOL The incense is warm and actually quite fresh, I found Avignon to be very stark and bought a different one from Series 3 Incense...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 30th January 2015

    Hello all. Coty Wild Musk oil version.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29th January 2015

    Hello all. L'Artisan Tea For Two(original version)
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    LOL!!!!!! Funny, I actually wore it the other day, Coty Wild Musk oil version. I remember going to Boots with my mum and using my pocket money to buy a bottle. It has to be the oil version...
  6. Re: Is it just me or not many people wear fragrances?

    To be honest my take is:

    In the US/Canada there seems to be so much of the,'Do not wear fragrance at work', with the strange allergies that affect that part of the world. I do not mean to...
  7. Re: MPG Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - understanding batch codes

    I suppose the easiest thing is go by the bottle change, if you find the date the volume changed from 90mls to 100mls. So you know 90mls are pre (insert date) and after(insert date), but the female...
  8. Thread: UK Users

    by donna255
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    Re: UK Users

    Yes, quite a few.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 28th January 2015

    Hello all. Prada Candy
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    Re: What famous people wear

    It was another list ages ago, Thatcher wasn't on that list but Elizabeth was said to wear it and I think Penhaligons said she did too.
  11. Re: Is it just me or not many people wear fragrances?

    Oh well in Ireland its very different. When out and about I am always smelling fragrance, on the bus, in stores and even walking round the streets I can smell fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 27th January 2015

    Hello all. Annick Goutal Myrrh Ardente
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    Re: What famous people wear

    Oh dear didn't we prove this one was wrong.

    Cary Grant ~ Green Irish Tweed

    In an interview Olivier stated he worked on this and worked on it he was unhappy it was not completed until 1986,...
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    Re: Skin and longevity

    I would class my body skin as normal, I do moisturize after a bath of course, but fragrance lasts really well on me. Classic example is Chanel 28 La Pausa, review after review says disappears in 10...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 26th January 2015

    Hello all. Coty Wild Musk oil version.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 25th January 2015

    Hello all. Miller Harris Fleur Oriental.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24th January 2015

    Hello all. Molton Brown Shisur
  18. Re: Thoughts on Lutens' replacing the "limited export bottles" with Vaporisateur Tout Noir editions?

    NO!!!!! I used to get the 10cc version sung at me in school.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Okay, I won't be joining in tomorrow. I don't do fruit(I do have some fragrances with fruit opening), and multi fruits a big no.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 22nd January 2015

    Hello all.
    Lolita Lempicka original.
  21. Re: Thoughts on Lutens' replacing the "limited export bottles" with Vaporisateur Tout Noir editions?

    You get an empty black case and two 30mls glass atomizers which you fit one in at a time. They are more expensive so you are paying for the extra 10mls.

    I have found only certain department...
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    Re: Today I bought January 2015

    Molton Brown Navigations Through Scent Shisur

    I was wandering around killing time before heading for my bus, so wandered into a Molton Brown store and down to the Sales shelves at the back. ...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 21st January 2015

    Hello all. PG Iris Oriental
  24. Re: According to MSN, men don't like too much fragrance

    Well going by the many times its has been asked on Basenotes, a number of men(and woman), just want to know what to wear to attract. Strangely the perfume overload thing I tend to read on forums...
  25. Re: Newbie: Dates for when a fragrance was discontinued?

    Once opened if stored properly as said perfume will still keep for many years.
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    Re: Post office refused perfume postage

    Fresh air, I think that be okay. LOL
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    Re: SOTD Monday 19th January 2015

    Hello all. L'Artisan Parfumeur Jour de Fete
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 18th January 2015

    Hello all.

    L'Heure Magique by Laura Mercier
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 17th January 2015

    Hello all. Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 16 January, 2015.

    Hello all. MPG Santal Noble.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Going through my wardrobe, I was beginning to think I had nothing from the 80s!!!!! Opium is 1977( I was shocked as I thought at least 1980), Coco popped up but not in the mood for that today. ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 15 January, 2015.

    Hello all. Diptyque Eau de Lavande
  33. Re: Antiperspirant that works, and can be worn with any perfume

    I prefer the stick ones, Avon used to do an unscented one but discontinued it.

    I used the Dove Invisible Dry which has very very very faint hint of fragrance but disappears when applied.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 14th January 2015

    Hello all Volutes.
  35. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    Not in the UK its, even if you buy a full size bottle. Boutique told friend they no longer make them.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 13th January 2015

    Hello all. Caron Rose edp
  37. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    I have a 4ml mini of Coromandel given to me by a friend years back, he bought from Old Bond Street a large bottle. Seems they do not do these anymore just the 2mls spray. Well come on most did...
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    Re: Your top three VANILLA scents.

    The thing with vanilla I tend to find is most of it is just so sweet your teeth start to ache from first sniff. I call this the vanilla fudge fragrance, I like mine dark and dirty(just like my...
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Plurielle

    It must be my skin pulling the rose, as it lasted really well(I even washed my hands and could still smell it), but the rose was leaping out at me
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    Re: SOTD Monday 12th January 2015

    Hello all. Parfum DelRae Mythique.
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Plurielle

    Actually tried it yesterday on the skin. On me its very very rose.
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    Re: How shallow are you?

    Couldn't care less about the bottle as long as it sprays properly. I am all about the juice always have been.

    One bottle which looked really interesting but was a bloody nightmare to use, Donna...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 10th January 2015

    Hello all. La Collections Lancome Magie
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Well it was a tosh up between de Nicolai Vanille Tonka or SL Un Bois Vanille.

    Firstly I am not a big fan of vanilla, many vanilla based fragrances are sugar sweet like eating vanilla fudge. ...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    Hello all. SL Un Bois de Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 8th January 2015

    Hello all. L'Artisan Parfumeur Tea For Two(mine is the original version from early 00s), I really need to start wearing this one more.
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Plurielle

    To be honest, my first thought when seeing it was a linen spray and also use on the body.
  48. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    Have to say Rue Cambon is my favourite of the newbies. I was really really lucky to get a 30mls decant a few years back for £28, the site has now closed!!! Then went straight on to buy a full...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 7th January 2015

    Hello all. Magie Noire.
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    Re: Diptyque Eau Plurielle

    I spotted in SpaceNK today, never tried on my skin though there was a tester.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 6th January 2015

    Hello all. Prada Amber.
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    Re: Jo Malone - five scents, Rock the Ages

    Must give these a sniff(apart from Pom Noir), Birch and Black Pepper sounds interesting.
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    Re: Vintage Fragrance Development

    Agree, I doubt its from 1933(the Creed fairy stories of created for Marlene Dietrich(sp)), when its a very modern fragrance. I own about 30 mls of Angelique from a split and very nice it is too. ...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 5th January 2015

    Hello all. Testing a sample of Valentino Uomo, actually liking it though its very sweet.
  55. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    Excommunicate LOL
  56. Re: Found a store with lots of vintage, need help

    Sublime, Jicky, Shalimar, Parure Must and the Opium would be my choices. But really only go for those who will love and wear, its unless buying if you are just going to look at the boxes.
  57. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    Er, sorry but that is not a Chanel Exclusif or any Chanel I have ever heard of???

    No 22 I own a 80s version and it could blast half the hemisphere with the aldehyde but does settle down. LOL
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th January 2015

    Hello all. Prada Amber as its now called.
  59. Thread: Dahlia divin

    by donna255
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    Re: Dahlia divin

    It can take a while for a new fragrance to hit the data base, there are so many releases each month.
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    Re: Today I bought January 2015

    My Prada original packed in a few months ago, the sprayer just stopped. So checking round for deals on Prada Amber(as its now called), decided to see what deals after christmas. The gift set...
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    Re: Santal Majuscule

    Yes, do get samples and test. I did not like Santal Majuscule and I really love sandalwood and uncle Serge.

    As for Jeaux de Peau it starts smelling of baked pastry but quickly changes and I...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 3rd January 2015

    Hello all. Decided to go with a rave from the grave so to speak, well its a very long time since I wore it.

    Sacrebleu by Nicolai, in fact my juice is now a deep amber colour!!!!! LOL Still...
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Changed to Butter London Fishwife today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I had a few new to me, new releases and also fragrance which I became aware of.

    So going for Arpege by Lanvin, it was going cheap in a sale so sprayed the tester and fell in love.
  65. Re: Please help me identify the product chanel no. 5

    On the back of the bottle very close to the bottom should be a lasered number, this number should match a number on the box.

    Also as its from duty free, I cannot see it being fake.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Hello all. Dior Homme original version from 2005.
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    Re: Effective (eye) makeup removal???

    The secret is to hold the cotton pad soaked in the eye makeup remover on each eye for 20 seconds plus before gently wiping.

    I like Simple eye makeup remover.

    Wipes, yeah no problem but give it...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    Hello all.

    Traversée du Bosphore by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 30 December, 2014.

    Hello all.



    Lyn Harris : La Poudrée
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    Re: SOTD Monday 29th December 2014

    Hello all.

    Vamp à NY by Honoré de Prés
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    Re: Your favorite Iris (Orris) scents

    Oh, I forgot I own Cuir d'Iris(blushes at the idea I forgot). LOL

    I must be so weird as 99% of the comments I hear about 28 La Pausa are how it disappears 10-20 minutes later. I can still smell...
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    Re: Boucheron Jaipur por homme

    Er, its Boucheron not YSL
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 28th December 2014

    Hello all. Chanel Coco edp bought long ago and hardy worn these days. I just think of myself in the 80s when I wear.
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    Re: Your favorite Iris (Orris) scents

    Chanel 28 La Pausa
    Prada Infusion d'Iris(the edt version is more iris floral)
    L'Artisan Iris Pallada
    PG Iris Oriental
    Heely Nuit de Iris(or is it Iris de Nuit?? Too lazy to go get the bottle)...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Saturday, 27 December, 2014.

    Hello all. Wearing Mitsouko edp.
  76. Re: Please don't use "Old Lady" or "Old Man" 'scent' as description...it's offensive

    To be honest I heard the 'old lady', thing usually from newspapers interviewing teens and early twenties about what they wear. They blind test in the street(yawn), and get the, "that smells like...
  77. Re: Vtg Mitsouko extrait: is older always better?

    I owned an older version extract, not sure if it should be classed as vintage 90s??? It was only 8ml and in the gold case spray extract, now finished. I managed to get a 30mls extract tester on...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 26 December, 2014

    Hello everyone. Nuit de Noel extract.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Thank you to all you think up the Synch and make it happen.

    So tomorrow I will be wearing Caron Nuit de Noel extract. Has to be. LOL
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 25 December, 2014

    Happy Holidays everyone. Chanel Cuir de Russie extract.
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    Re: Objective Creed + Online Retailer Review

    A numpty general spammer.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 24th December 2014

    Hello all. As its Christmas Eve has to be Caron Nuit de Noel extract.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 23rd December 2014

    Hello all. A sample of Chanel No 18
  84. Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs - What are your favorites?

    31 Rue Cambon
    28 La Pausa( all rooty iris and lasts really well on me)

    Now in the Exclusifs but I own the older versions no22 atomic bomb of aldehydes but totally fantastic(I cannot wear No5 but...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd December 2014

    Hello all.

    Nuit Etoilée by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Sotd Sat.20 Dec-14.

    Hello all. Y edp not sure if 10 years old is classed as vintage???
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    For a number of weeks not been wearing polish at all. So applied Tuesday and its OPI Patent Desert Crimson.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well having a think, my brain went blank for today, don't think I own any grass like fragrances, but maybe I do????

    Just went for Parfum de Nicolai Baladin, I know it has mint and tarragon in it,...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19th December 2014

    Hello all. Parfums de Nicolai Baladin
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    You forgot the cat hairs everywhere. LOL Strange but I love the smell of moth balls, my gran used to use them and they remind me of her. Oh and they are very hard to get hold of these days....
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 18th December 2014

    Hello all.

    Sienne L'Hiver by Eau d'Italie
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    Re: Vintage Samsara for Mom?

    I am one who cannot stand Samsara in any form, and I did buy in its early days. As Cacio said your mom's others are gourmands and Samsara is all about the jasmine and sandalwood.

    Oh and 60 in not...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16th December 2014

    Hello everyone. Belle d'Opium
  94. Re: Help! Hate Shalimar until the very end, but LOVE the finish

    Its opoponax which is mentioned in Shalimar but the Guerlainade always has the play doe heliotrope thing going on. They never tell what makes up the Guerlainade base though. I have one of the...
  95. Re: Help! Hate Shalimar until the very end, but LOVE the finish

    Vol de Nuit in edt is very powdery and nothing like Shalimar to me(long time user, never buy modern version), Les Nereides Imperial Opoponax is very similar to Shalimar dry down from the start....
  96. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur scents at TKMaxx. Just a heads up.

    They had in store the 3 15mls in a gift set for £24.99. I got the La Chasse aux Papilons(sp), body lotion and edt for £24.99 they also had the Nuit de Tuberose set same price.

    Oh and Juliette...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 15th December 2014

    Hello all. L'Artisan Jour de Fete
  98. Re: When did Mysore Sandalwood shift from affordable to expensive in the USA?

    I remember a talk by Roja Dove I attended. It was the age of the tree which counted to the quality of the sandalwood oil.

    Mysore which is the best(no idea about the political slant???), the...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 13 December 2014

    hello all. cold and frosty so has to be Caron Nuit de Noel extract.
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    Re: How much is your collection worth?

    Well about 3 years back a friend added mine up(no doubt to shock me LOL), now they did not take into account vintage so worth more because of that.

    Anyway the total was £21,875 at that time.
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