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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 14 April, 2014.

    I'm wearing Aqua Universalis Forte by Maison Francis Kurkdjian all week so I'm set for the synch on Friday which is "Your Current Favorite". I go back and forth between this and vintage Shalimar. ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 11 April, 2014.

    In synch with Aqua Universalis Forte by Maison Francis Kurkdjian.
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    Wearing my current favorite - Aqua Universalis Forte by Maison Francis Kurkdjian. Sure hope it's niche.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014.

    Shalimar by Guerlain Circa 1982

    http://www.thecelebritypix.com/thumb1/ANd9GcQ1hblGiLtURVQjubL1Q6F_cA7iIg-Vkst2F6JCb3nYY4bKNjL3.jpg

    Those Arpege ads were so Don Draper.
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    Just updated the list for this week. It's "niche".
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    Thanks for the link. This was most informative. Gourmands are not my favorite but I do like Angel. It gave me an excuse to wear it and I do believe it is a classic. Just wish I didn't smell it...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 4 April, 2014.

    In synch with Angel EDP by Thierry Mugler. Lots of cacao, caramel and spice. A little goes a long way but as over used as it became I still love it.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.704.jpg
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    Angel Thierry Mugler EDPLots of Cacoa, carmel and spice

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.704.jpg
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    What in the world is a gourmand? Does something with a lot of vanillla count? How about Angel? Must google this one and find out before Friday. I did it to myself this time.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 31 March, 2014.

    Running behind so just a quick post.

    Yesterday it was Maison Francis Kurkdjian
    Acqua Universalis Forte.

    Today it was Ralph Lauren Lauren. I always get compliments when I wear this. It's nice...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 28 March, 2014.

    In synch this evening with Margaretha Ley's original Escada from 1990.
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    Margaretha Ley Escada (Original) 1990 and now discontinued. It reminds me of my many trips to Phoenix back then.
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    Donna255, I'm really confused. What do you mean when you say Basenotes only has the end date? When I go to my wardrobe there is a date next to the perfume. I always assumed this was the date the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014.

    Weil Weil de Weil for me today.

    http://www.99perfume.com/image/WEIL_DE_WEIL_W.jpg
    Jujy your story was so wonderful and even more so because I have family in Cleveland. So glad your bass has...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014.

    You make me smile.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014.

    Just a reminder the synch this week is something made 1990 to 1999. Must go on a hunt for something.
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    Sorry I just got around to updating the synch list for the week. This weeks synch is something made 1990 to 1999. I'm not sure i have anything so must go on a hunt. I usually have something even...
  18. Re: (UPDATED) Fragrance companies ditching samples to keep dept. store vendor reps?

    I can think of at least 3 perfumes I would have never have bought if I hasn't received a sample. Illuminum Rose Oud, Lolita L. Coral Rose, and Chloe Roses de Chloe. So samples do make people spend...
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    Scentsitivity and KBE I think you are both right.

    As for people hoarding samples to sell, how else would so many samples end up on e-bay?

    I also think PvtCruel2001 makes a very good point and...
  20. Re: Fragrance companies ditching samples to keep dept. store vendor reps?

    It is the same here in the Philadelphia area. Only get samples if you make a sizable purchase. Hate the locked up bottles.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    In synch with Weil Weil de Weil.

    Mikeperez23 really impressive! Coty Chypre is the ultimate and I think original chypre.
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    Had to look up chypre. Wasn't sure what it was or if I owned any. Found out Halston Classic, Weil de Weil, and Mitsouko are all floral chypre. To my surprise Laura Ashley No. 1 is a fruity chypre....
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 19 March, 2014.

    Have a great day everyone.

    Guerlain Samsara EDT

    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/t.6950.jpg
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 15 March, 2014.

    YSL Opium

    Have a fantastic weekend everyone.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 14 March, 2014.

    In synch with Michael Kors Michael

    http://data2.whicdn.com/images/98180522/thumb.jpg
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    Michael by Michael Kors

    http://data2.whicdn.com/images/98180522/thumb.jpg

    I bought this because I thought it had gardenia in it. Not so. It is loaded with tuberose and freesia. Love it!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 March, 2014.

    Shalimar Ode a la Vanille on a very cold day spent at the cinema. We saw 12 Years a Slave and Dallas Buyers Club. Both were excellent.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 7 March 2014.

    I'm in synch today with a sample of Illuminum Rose Oud. This will be my next big purchase.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.11820.jpg
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    Wearing Illuminum Rose Oud from my samples. This will be my next big purchase. On the dry down it smells exactly like Elizabeth Arden Exhilarators which was on the market for about 5 minutes 20...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 6 March, 2014.

    Happy Birthday Jujy.

    Wearing Chloe Roses de Chloe today.

    https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQk00CtzJmtiHw2ZS3bH6nsKvz3-E7c30YSE0yipA5tph6BPU1x
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 5 March 2014.

    Guerlain Shalimar circa 1982

    https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSBRdHXc4oQCbGs9347zjQBK_FLrw4RsOdcrOqKsR2i3p9OYmJD5w
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    Re: Most worn in February 2014

    I go over to fragrantica.com and count from my timeline.

    After wearing nothing much but Shalimar I am forcing my self to wear other things in my collection and also try new things. Still love...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 3 March 2014.

    Yves St. Laurent Opium (older formulation) this morning. Everytime I wear this old chestnut I fall in love with it again.

    ErinK love that picture.

    mikeperez23 thanks for posting the Beck. ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 2 March 2014.

    Guerlain Mitsouko EDT

    Kumquat I haven't forgotten. Things just hectic here. Waiting for our 14th snow storm of the season here in Philly. The grocery store is out of milk and bread. Glad I...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - 28 February, 2014.

    Love your creativity. You are definitely in synch in my little corner of the world. Next year we should do a "Big Perfume" Friday. After all there is BigPharma, BigOil, etc, etc. and now there is...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - 28 February, 2014.

    In synch today with Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia


    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.4164.jpg
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    My one and only Estee Lauder - Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia
    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.4164.jpg
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    Re: Most worn in February 2014

    My most worn

    2 Chanel Coco

    2 Guerlain Samsara

    2 Perfumers Workshop Tea Rose
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    There are only 3 spaces left to fill.

    Does chypre cover herb and grass? I was thinking of adding Iris Note because lots of basenoters seem to like iris. Maybe your favorite flower would be...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 27 February, 2014.

    Guerlain Mahora again today.

    http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k80/Ladylovingdove/OrangeBlossomTrailbest1.jpg
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    Thank you all so much for your encouragement. It is appreciated more then you know.

    Kumquat, House of Pierre Balmain has been added. I paired it with House of Lanvin. I hope that's okay.
    ...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    Just received my Majora EDP. It does not disappointment. It's got that earthiness I love. The tops are my favorites tuberose and jasmine along with the sandlewood and vanilla dry down.

    Since...
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    Please take a look at the Synchronized list. If there is anything in there you think isn't doable or won't be popular please let me know.

    One that I question is:

    17/10/2014 Houbigant, Coty,...
  44. Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 26 February, 2014.

    Wishing for Spring in Elizabeth Arden Splendor.

    http://img2.bdbphotos.com/images/orig/a/s/as3jc1iew9ny3scn.jpg?kj8as6ye
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 25 February, 2014.

    I have absolutely no idea what I'm wearing. My husband found a miniature on his side of the perfume drawer and said it wasn't his so it must be mine. It has no label but on the bottom it says...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    What a great purchase lpp. Well said about the bottle.
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    Re: Why do I dislike Shalimar?

    I think you might be on to something about the vanilla. Many of my favorites all contain vanilla and when I bake I stand at the counter and just smell the vanilla bottle for a few minutes. It is so...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 February, 2014.

    Vintage Shalimar

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/a3/94/83/a39483d5594e8a5270e605442eb168ae.jpg
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    Re: Diorissimo

    I had a bottle that looked like this. I bought in approximately 1971. Don't know how long it was produced in this bottle.
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    Re: Why do I dislike Shalimar?

    What a perfect description of today's Shalimar. It is so different from the Shalimar I fell in love with and is my favorite. I have a ton of vintage that I wear almost all the time. All of that...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 23 February, 2014.

    Chanel Coco to warm me up on a cold Sunday.

    http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z166/finaendor/chanel1.jpg
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    Re: Is fragrance.net reliable?

    Your absolutely right. If I get offered 15% I usually go fish for 20% and usually find it.
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    Re: Is fragrance.net reliable?

    I buy lots of things from fragrancenet.com and I have never had a problem. Once I received something for my husband that leaked. They replaced it immediately as soon as I called them and credited...
  54. Re: What is your favorite Jo Malone fragrance?

    My favorite is discontinued so I've become very stingy with it. It is Vintage Gardenia. I will usually, but not always, layer this with French Lime Blossom which seems to go well with everything. ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 February, 2014.

    Synching with Chanel Coco today.


    http://fimgs.net/images/secundar/o.10837.jpg

    Roberto, thank you for that beautiful video.
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    When passing through Lord and Taylor one day I picked up Chanel Coco and gave it a try. It was so revolting when I got to the restaurant where we were having lunch I went immediately to the ladies...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 20 February, 2014.

    Vintage Weil de Weil today.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 18 February, 2014.

    On a rose kick this week - Tea Rose by Perfumer's Workshop again today.

    Xscent loved the interview with Miss Piggy. She is such a diva.
  59. Thank you Grant.

    Thank you Grant.
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    I sure hope so Citypark.
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    Kumquat you said that very well. My thoughts exactly. I have bought some beautiful vintage things realizing of course there was a risk. Some of the things I've bought were things I wore when I was...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    Jujy54 (Queen of the Universe),

    Thank you so much for your generous offer. I purchased Weil de Weil on e-bay sight unsmelled and absolutely love it. I will take a look.

    By the way, where do...
  63. Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 16 February, 2014.

    Perfumers Workshop Tea Rose.
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    A True Confession

    Citypark it may disappoint you.

    When I was at Sniffapalooza last fall I got several samples of Chloe Roses de Chloe. I immediately fell in love and have since run around...
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    I'm a little put out this morning. When I received my newsletter from Fragrantica today they had an article by Elena Vosnaski who has the web site Perfume Shrine. The article was rather lengthy...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 14 February, 2014.

    In synch with Chloe Roses de Chloe. This is a most underrated rose scent.

    http://www.love-of-roses.com/image-files/duet-rose.jpg

    Happy Valentines Day everyone.
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    Foustie, love your attitude this morning. Let us know which one you decide on for the day.

    I'm wearing Chloe Roses de Chloe which I just discovered while at Sniffapalooza and I got a sample. ...
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    Re: Today's Purchases -- February 2014

    Bought something I've wanted in my collection for a long time although I had never smelled it. A Soviet era Moscou Rouge (Red Moscow) by Novaya Zarya. It made it all the way from Russia with great...
  69. Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 12 February, 2014.

    Waiting for the snow in Shalimar Ode a la Vanille

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8455/8011422362_94a167f56d.jpg
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 11 February, 2014.

    For the second day in a row Guerlain Samsara. i must be in a mood.

    Evangeline, so sorry for your loss.
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    Not sure these are cult favorites but they don't seem to last long on e-bay.

    Laura Ashley No. 1
    Gucci Envy
    Houbigant Essence Rare

    I think anything by Houbigant is a cult classic. People grab...
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    In Re: Ralph Lauren Lauren.

    Mocha, I have it and love it. I think I even wore it one day last summer and realized it was really quite good. I like it a lot better then the new RL things.
    ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 8 February, 2014.

    ComDiva, loved your story yesterday. Now I must go in search of Serge Lutens Chergui.

    Kumquat, love that toy boat. What a wonderful find.

    Hednic, I never knew Omar Sharif had a perfume. Must...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 7 February, 2014.

    Synching with vintage My Sin by Lanvin.

    Just got our electricity back after two very cold nights and cold dinners. It has been very rough here in the Philadelphia suburbs with trees down...
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    I'm wearing vintage My Sin by Lanvin. That's all I'm going to say about that.

    http://bp0.blogger.com/_T8jmzzBIK-Y/SDzSAh949zI/AAAAAAAAB-A/14oNA2S1HDw/s400/lanvin+my+sin+black+cat+ad+2.JPG
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    I'd wear Shalimar today just for spite.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 4 February, 2014.

    Houbigant Essence Rare

    Still under the weather. Went to the doctor today and I'm waiting for the meds to kick in. I may be down but I sure do smell good.
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    Thanks for the suggestions Knit-At-Night. (By the way I love your avatar picture.) Will go through them and will also see if someone has suggestions I may have missed in the next couple of days. ...
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    Going to sign off and take a nap. Having a little pain from a tooth right now.
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    There is a day for your to wear your favorite perfumer.

    I've been thinking about a day for a specific perfumer and trying to look around to find one or two (or three) that have created a wide...
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    Bookwyrmsmith, what a great idea. "A fragrance that is inspired by (or could be worn by a character in) your favorite TV show, movie, or book" has been added to the list. See July.

    Kumquat, ...
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    Hi Everyone!

    If anybody has suggests we still have spaces in the list so please let me know if you have any ideas.

    I notice lots of people are synching and posting to the SOTD. As long as...
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    An 1/8th ounce of Arpege splash in a gold dispenser for your purse. Very pretty for only $1.00 plus shipping on e-bay. Nobody bid on it but me.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 31 January, 2014.

    For the start of the Lunar New Year I'm synching with Mitsouko.

    http://fimgs.net/images/perfume/nd.207.jpg
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    I know this is an old chestnut for many of you but I only have a small miniature bottle and seldom wear it. Since today also starts the lunar/Chinese New Year I have selected Mitsouko.

    ...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 30 January, 2014.

    Estée Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia -- longing for the snow to melt and Spring to come.

    Yesterday I wore Lancôme Tresor but did not post.

    In a rush but must decide which...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 26 January, 2014.

    Envy by Gucci today.

    Happy Anniversary to Quarry and her Mr. Q
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 25 January, 2014.

    Wearing Weil de Weil Parfum de Toilette again today. This is my first blind buy that works for me but it doesn't seem to last too long on me. Must go in search of a reasonably priced bottle of...
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    Love that picture Kumquat.
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    A small bottle (15 ml) of Weil de Weil Parfum de Toilette. A blind buy for me based on other Basenoters recommendations. i really like it and I'm glad to have it. For less then ten dollars...
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    Great purchase Curly11. Congratulations.
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    i am so jealous. Congratulations kumquat. What a wonderful purchase.
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    Just went in my sample bag again blind and out comes Tom Ford Neroli Portofino. This is my first experience with Tom Ford. I think this is a well crafted unisex fragrance. I like it very much but...
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    Don't you love it when a sample works? I found Chloe Roses de Chloe that way and also Illuminum's Rose Oud. I never would have tried either one of these if I hasn't gotten the samples. Usually I...
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    Synching with Elle L'aime Eau de Perfume by Lolita Lempicka.

    In my effort to not be a snob over the newer fragrances that are meant to appeal to younger fragranistas and to explore niche...
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    Re: SOTD, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

    Synching with Elle L'aime Eau de Perfume by Lolita Lempicka. It's pick a sample new to you day.

    In my effort to not be a snob over the newer fragrances that are meant to appeal to younger...
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    Re: Anyone know of a pure rose fragrance?

    Just received Chloe Roses de Chloe. I highly recommend this. In the US it is available at Lord & Taylor and Nordstroms. Just love it.

    I know it is a department store perfume and not a niche...
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    Curly11, I share your thoughts on today's Shalimar. I think it really changed in the early to mid eighties and has only gotten further from the one I fell in love with.

    Love's Lemon! ! I use...
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    Shalimar, Shalimar, and more Shalimar from several decades, Joy, Emeraude, My Sin, Mitsouko (which I ended up selling), Diorissimo , Evening in Paris, and Weil de Weil. Currently chasing Tabu and...
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    Re: Today's Purchases - January, 2014.

    Not a bad place to be stuck. Sometimes I think I'm so stuck on vintage I am overlooking a lot of really nice new things.
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