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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th March, 2020

    Late again, but SOTE is Mousse Illuminee
  2. Re: Most worn in March and 1st Quarter of 2020

    For March:

    Moth (6 wears)
    Champs Lunaires (3 wears)
    Five Delicieuse (3 wears)
    Ubar (2 wears)
    SM Cafe (2 wears)
    Chypre Siam (2 wears)
    Sunshine Woman (2 wears)
    Nightingale (2 wears)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th March, 2020

    Decided to go with Dragonfly today!
  4. Re: Fragrances you wish had better projection

    So many!

    A couple that spring to mind:

    Agar Ebene
    Saint Julep
    BR540
    Ubar
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th March, 2020

    Trying out Ubar again and hoping it lasts longer than it did my first wear!
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    Re: Your most worn (using sotd feature)?

    Those are it, actually! (My favorites would include too many of my recent buys hahah)

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    As a bonus, most worn this month. Though it seems like tons this month got two wears, even below...
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    Re: Your most worn (using sotd feature)?

    For me it's hard to say because for years I used the wardrobe feature on and off, and many of my fragrances are recent buys so will likely never catch up to the ones I've had and loved for years.
    ...
  8. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Not with fragrance, but I ordered an in stock art book that is estimated to come April 21. No idea what is up with that...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th March, 2020

    Great choice! Just blind bought this recently and I love it. Can't wait to wear it again, maybe tonight.

    Wish I could find more great deals like this.
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    Re: Frags you forgot you had?

    So far, none. I see them all every day though so it's easy to remember.
  11. Re: Which ONE Fragrance scares CoronaVirus to death ? Choose ONE!

    Definitely Sombre...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    +47 for the year (46 bottles, 1 decant). The last was a super risky blind buy so we will see how it goes.

    Once I hit 100 bottles or so I will try to hover around there, in the low 100s, for a...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Blossom Love by Amouage.

    I don't know what I am thinking. It's a risky blind buy judging by reviews and I might hate it. But cherry blossom is one of my favorite notes and very special to me. It...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    I also will be buying Jasmin Antique and will be sure to share impressions!

    I'm still waiting for my sample of Flos Mortis so I can make a verdict on it. It should arrive Tuesday. I hear it is...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th March, 2020

    To continue your streak: You smell fantastic! What is that? :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th March, 2020

    Jon, thank you so much for the recommendation! I actually haven't tried Epic Woman yet but have been admiring its notes from afar. It looks like there is a high chance I will spend my birthday alone...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th March, 2020

    Out of this round of blind buys:

    Fate Woman: Definitely a winner but I knew it would be! I own and love Opium which this is often compared and I did smell this very quickly (on paper) many years...
  18. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    One of the Serges I can't quite remember the smell of! Need to revisit it!
  19. Re: List of eBay Sellers that Are Authentic and Fake

    Thanks so much! I’m not much of an online shopper at all even on official sites and this is my first experience with eBay. Glad the first one looks legit. Will go for it then.
  20. Re: List of eBay Sellers that Are Authentic and Fake

    Has anyone bought from best_perfumes4me? I’m new to eBay buying because of this quarantine and don’t want to end up with something fake...

    Also does anyone know if ediscountperfumes restocks their...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th March, 2020

    Fate Woman by Amouage for today! The last of my (current round) of blind buys.... but no worries, there are more to come.
  22. Re: Your favorite bottle design in your collection?

    Probably I See The Clouds Go By by Floraiku.
  23. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Thank you so much for the suggestions! I've actually been blind buying a lot lately because of the quarantine. I really need to explore the classic designers a bit more (minus Hermes, I'm always...
  24. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    These sound lovely! I might just decide to pick up a bottle of one.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th March, 2020

    SOTE is Champs Lunaires by Rogue Perfumery.
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    Fougere L’Aube by Rogue Perfumery for you!
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    Thank you very much! This one sounds great!
  28. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Slowdive is gorgeous and one I’m considering purchasing a full bottle of in the future! The others sound amazing as well, will have to try to smell them!



    Dryad is actually another one I’ve...
  29. Re: Is nasomatto baraonda blind buy worthy?

    It’s one of my favorite fragrances and I would blind buy a boozy fragrance personally. But I wouldn’t recommend it unless you love boozy notes a lot.
  30. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I will smell this one soon!
  31. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    I actually have zero experience with that house! Will have to check them out once stores open.
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    Poll: Re: Do you compliment other peoples cologne?

    Not usually unless they are a fragrance friend.
  33. Re: Post your pic and other posters will pick a fragrance you look like you'd wear

    Going back I see there are women who posted too so I’m going to play. This seems super fun! Here are some recent pictures:

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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th March, 2020

    Going to wear Lilac Love today!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th March, 2020

    Ubar was very short lived on me.... Sad, because I love the fragrance. Maybe it just needs a couple of wears?

    SOTD is now Habanita.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th March, 2020

    A bunch of my Amouage blind buys just came in yesterday. Ubar will be my SOTD and hopefully it's another winner!
  37. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Got most of what I was waiting for over the past few days. Now just waiting on Camel and Mandarava.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th March, 2020

    I am in need of a bit of sunshine so... Sunshine Woman is my SOTE!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th March, 2020

    Honour Woman by Amouage! I blind bought it along with a few others recently so giving it a go.
  40. Poll: Re: Wearing More or Less Fragrance Due to Lockdowns, etc. ?

    I’m wearing the same amount as before. I wear about four sprays per wear always, five or so for very weak fragrances and there are one or two I wear three of especially in warmer weather. I’ll either...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Camel by Zoologist and Mandarava by Parfum Prissana were ordered today. Hopefully will come quickly. I’ve been ordering so much lately.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Camel by Zoologist and Mandarava by Parfum Prissana.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    +46 for the year now with two more additions. 45 bottles 1 decant.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd March, 2020

    Shycat, best wishes to you and your son.

    Trillby, I've been thinking about doing another rewatch of Breaking Bad sometime lately as well! Or finally making more progress on Mad Men.

    Today I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd March, 2020

    SOTE is Feve Delicieuse!
  46. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thank you. I asked on IG and they said they were still operating but things have been changing so fast.
  47. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Does anyone know if luckyscent is still shipping? Was thinking of placing an order but I see another company in California is shutting down delivery and was wondering if this is a statewide thing.
  48. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Also hoping not. Not only for fragrances, but there are many of us who are relying on shipment as the only way to get things we need in states with shelter in place orders. It's a lot riskier than...
  49. Re: Coronavirus: New symptom of virus could be loss of taste and smell, top UK doctor says.

    Also the effect of seasonal allergies that happen around this time.

    As other posters have said, many doctors seem to be saying different things.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd March, 2020

    Wearing White Peacock Lily by DS & Durga as my SOTD today. Even though I can't go outside, I wanted to bring some of the spring and warm weather in here.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    Not sure if this is appropriate for a SOTD thread, but I feel the last few months have taken a huge toll on me. I lost my cat, I was robbed and lost about $30k worth of things including some very...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I’ll catch up on Monday! Wine store run before shelter in place is necessary first.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I think we are on a similar quarantine kick. I also added nine this week, and likely will add 2-3 more next.
  54. Re: Help me find The Best Pipe Tobacco Fragrance.

    If you are fine with boozy notes as well, Initio’s Side Effect fits this for me. It depends on what you consider astronomically high prices though.

    For a cheaper price but also containing more...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    I would like this as well. And for those of us living alone, the next few weeks or however long are incredibly lonely and isolating. It’s nice to have people to talk to even if just on forums.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Amouage Lilac Love.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    + 43 bottles + 1 decant now.

    Got Lilac Love.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    Please let me know how your situation plays out. I'm about to call my credit card company about two flights I booked for March 14th and a return for March 22nd that I couldn't end up taking. The...
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    Re: Your Basenotes Milestones

    Another odd milestone for me is that I almost have every letter of the alphabet covered by a fragrance now. Still need V and Z, and I find Z rather unlikely since I won't buy something I don't love...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    My sample of Bat wasn't that long lasting (it was only a small amount), so will switch to La Fille de Berlin now.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thank you both!
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    Re: National Fragrance Day 2020

    I missed out on the old Bat as well since I only got into Zoologist a month ago, sadly. I bought a decant of the old one and am saving it for special occasions but wish I was into this house and got...
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    Re: Your Basenotes Milestones

    Coming up on 500 posts (I didn't use the forums much until recently; tried a few years ago but stopped for whatever reason...)

    In August, will be five years since I joined.

    And also will...
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    Re: National Fragrance Day 2020

    Happy Fragrance Day!

    I am wearing my sample of new Bat by Zoologist today. When it fades, I will switch to something else, but not sure what yet. I want it to be special because of fragrance day!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    My current Herm鑚 collection. They are my favorite designer house (not just for fragrances) and made my all time favorite 24 Faubourg. I still plan on a few more by them eventually and have a few...
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    Re: Sample Pass: Rogue Perfumery

    I own Derviche, Mousse Illuminee, and Chypre Siam plus I'm currently waiting for Champs Lunaires to come.

    Very, very curious about Ishtar and Flos Mortis. I'm not part of this sample pass but will...
  67. Re: Men's Fragrance: Life After Oakmoss (Decade in Review/Discussion)

    Rogue Perfumery. As an oakmoss lover myself, I’m happy that their fragrances contain real oakmoss!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st March, 2020

    Happy International Fragrance Day everyone! Thank you to all who wished me well. We didn't have "the conversation" yet (or any for the past three days) but will update you all.

    Quarry, hope that...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th March, 2020

    Thank you so much, everyone. Will update if we end up having "the conversation" tonight.

    SOTE is Zoologist Bat, the OG version. Just ordered a small decant of it and I'm glad I got the chance to...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th March, 2020

    Thank you, foxbins. I'm just so mentally exhausted from all of this.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th March, 2020

    I've been saying this myself.

    And, for the record, I believe my relationship is ending as a result of this too.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th March, 2020

    Wearing Nightingale for the sync today! I always start to miss hanami in the spring time, even more so now with social distancing. This fragrance captures that feeling perfectly.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Finally a sync I can participate in!

    One of my favorite things about spring is hanami. Cherry blossoms and plum blossoms are gorgeous and notes I actively seek in fragrances, despite so little...
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    Re: boozy -incense-woody but not oud

    Baraonda.

    Edit: Nevermind, just saw you wanted cognac. Baraonda is whisky. If you just want cognac, then Overture Man.
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    Re: I知 having an existential crisis

    Negative.
  76. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thank you!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th March, 2020

    I blind bought a bunch recently including Amouage Opus X. Giving it a spin today!

    The bottle is surprisingly huge and I hope it wears as great on as it smelled in the test spray I did yesterday on...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th March, 2020

    SOTE was Chypre Siam!
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Purchased a decant of Zoologist Bat.

    I've bought a lot over the past two days so will take a break until stores start opening up here again, I think.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    "Stopping for now," I said, mere hours before ordering a decant (my first decant ever) of Zoologist Bat.

    +42 bottles, +1 decant.
  81. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Still these, plus a Zoologist Bat decant.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    One last one (I think, haha).

    Got a decant of Zoologist Bat.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I’ve yet to try any PDM but hear a lot of mixed things about them. What’s the deal with the house?
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    O should definitely be fairly easy to fill! I'm surprised I've yet to find something I love starting with V. I do enjoy Vetiver Tonka, but even if I bought that, that is listed in the wardrobe under...
  85. Re: Affordable Fragrances that are truly "UNIQUE/DIFFERENT". Which ones ?

    Rogue Perfumery for sure. Quickly becoming one of my favorite houses.

    Brands by Prin Lomros, like Strangers Perfumery, Parfum Prissana, and Prin are also inexpensive and have some unique...
  86. Re: 1st "scent" that grabbed your attention?

    X for Women by Clive Christian.

    I was shopping at Bergdorf and a SA gave me a tester with it. I fell absolutely in love and had to get a bottle! Then I started looking up other fragrances as well...
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    With Basenote's wardrobe setup, it is irrationally mildly annoying to me that I don't own any fragrances starting with V or Z.

    At the same time, I wouldn't buy something I didn't absolutely love...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    I'll let you know as soon as it comes! These are all blind buys, actually. Never shop online and never blind buy but quarantine will give you crazy ideas.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th March, 2020

    Going with Derviche by Rogue Perfumery today. This house is honestly climbing up my list of favorites and I’m super excited to see what they put out next.
  90. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thank you!
  91. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    I don't typically order online, but when in quarantine....

    Currently waiting on the following:

    Sunshine Woman
    Opus X
    Ubar
    Fate Woman
    Honour Woman
    Habanita
  92. Re: Self quarantine gonna be expensive, just bought this lot

    Congratulations!!

    I also bought seven fragrances between last night and today, a large percentage of them blind. Quarantine is pricy indeed!
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    +42 now, with the new addition of Champs Lunaires. Stopping for now, at least until I can sample more when perfume stores by me open up again.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Annnd one last one for the day: Champs Lunaires!
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Champs Lunaires, Ubar, Opus X, and Habanita.

    Plus some feminine Amouages (Fate Woman, Sunshine Woman, and Honour Woman)
  96. Re: At what time of the year, if ever, have you worn all your bottles once?

    When I had a smaller collection (around 40) I could wear them all in a short period of time.

    Nowadays I think it will be harder. Once I am on a break from buying as many new scents as I am now (up...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2020

    Today I did something I never do and not only shopped online but blind bought a few!

    Fate Woman (this one I smelled and remember enjoying but it was years ago)
    Honour Woman
    Ubar
    Opus X...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    Change last night’s +36 to +41.

    Ended up buying Fate Woman, Ubar, Honour Woman, Opus X, and Habanita. I never shop online or do blind buys (I recall sampling Fate and enjoying it but years...
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    Re: Recommend me an Amouage?

    Thanks all! I decided on Fate Woman, Ubar, Opus X, and Honour Woman for now.

    Also will get Habanita which I’ve been eyeing for a while.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th March, 2020

    Starting the day out with Opium!
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