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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Went to the new Sephora today on Sainte-Catherine: most of their fragrances are the same as any department store's, but they offer Tom Ford (the SA said they have the whole line) and Atelier Cologne!...
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    Re: Martin's list

    Thanks for the update, Martin! Your list is very useful!

    I'm not sure that La Baie sells the Goutals anymore. Did you see them recently? The SA told me last fall that they would only be sold at...
  3. Re: Frédéric Malles soon available in Montreal!

    Thanks Balthazar -- oops, I think I followed-up about it in the “Montreal” thread, not in this one!

    Did you see LPDThérèse and UFDCassie? They weren't there when I visited in February, and the SAs...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    Ooh! Thanks! I'll ask next time!
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    I think they don't have them *all*? The last (and only) time I went there were no testers for La Pausa, No. 18, or Bel Respiro, unfortunately. Still, I was glad to smell the ones I could!
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    Re: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

    I'm updating this post after my short visit to Québec City last week. Florence Parfumerie disappeared, unfortunately. I don't think there's any place where we can get the Nicolaïs in Québec...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada

    I'm happy to modify this post with the news that the Frédéric Malles are now available at Holt Renfrew! They had about 15 of them today, but Le Parfum de Thérèse wasn't among them. The SA told me...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2011

    I finally received my 50 mL of ELD'O Like This, and bought myself a 50 mL of Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille to celebrate my having been hired!
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    Re: Just curious...?

    Right now I'm building my collection! I started sniffing and ordering samples and decants in late May, and until this month I didn't have any bottles, just many samples and a few decants. Then... I...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2011

    Got my bottle of L'Artisan Bois Farine today!

    I just realized how many bottles I bought this month... and I prefer not to write it down! :/ (Not a lot for many of you, but much more than I was...
  11. Frédéric Malles soon available in Montreal!

    I was just told at Holt Renfrew today that around the end of September, they should have all the Frédéric Malles! They will stop doing transfers from Toronto/Vancouver starting next week.

    P.-S....
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - August 2011

    The last (?) store selling ELD'O in Montreal is discontinuing its bottles, and I bought its last two 50 mL bottles (Encens et bubblegum and Vraie blonde) blind for a very good price!

    My first...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada - État Libre d'Orange?

    I did! They only had two bottles left with a huge discount (and they don't have them anymore! ;)), but no Like This unfortunately. The nice SA confirmed they wouldn't sell them anymore, and she...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada - État Libre d'Orange?

    Thanks for the info! That's too bad... Seems like the only place I can get my bottle of Like This from is LuckyScent, then. I'm a little scared of using UPS but they seem to know how to handle it, I...
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    Re: Montreal, Canada - État Libre d'Orange?

    I went to Holt Renfrew and Ogilvy today and although I had read (here among other places) that HR sold État Libre d'Orange, it seems that they don't anymore. It's not listed on the website and both...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT July 2011

    I just bought my first bottle!

    http://www.luckyscent.com/images/products/34539.jpg

    I was planning to wait until at least August to start buying bottles, and I have about four other fragrances...
  17. Re: What was your 1ST bottle of cologne that you ever own? When did you purchase it? Let's all share

    Mine was Burberry for Women, about six years ago. I just tested a few at the drugstore and came back with it, I actually really liked it at the time. But I didn't even wear it that often, I felt...
  18. Re: Compare please: Hermes' Jardin en Mediterranee with PG's Jardin de Kerylos

    I haven't had the chance to smell Jardin de Kerylos, but I too fell in love with Un Jardin en Méditerranée. Then, since it had notes of fig (and that's what I love about it, to me it really smells...
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    Re: New Member - Resepectfully saying hello!

    Welcome!
  20. Re: How do I deal with getting used to the scent I'm trying to test?

    Welcome! I have nothing to add, but I'm thankful you asked the question!
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    Re: What are some of your favorite gourmands?

    Thanks FeeFee! A fig sample set from TPC was among the first samples I tested and Un Jardin en Méditerranée was the only one I liked - Philosykos turns aquatic and Premier Figuier's drydown turns to...
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    Re: The route to yes or no

    To avoid regretting expensive purchases, I told myself if I liked a sample enough, I'd buy a small (5-8 mL) decant, and then if I used up the decant I could put it on my full bottle wishlist. We'll...
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    Re: What are some of your favorite gourmands?

    I unfortunately don't have much to contribute, but even though I haven't smelled any of the ones you mentioned (but I'm waiting for samples of Jeux de Peau and Eau Duelle), I feel like I'm probably...
  24. Thread: Hello!

    by Alnysie
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    Re: Hello!

    Welcome HyperCamper! I joined very recently too, and I'm sure you'll find it as interesting and welcoming as I do!
  25. Re: J.C.Ellena book - Journal d'un parfumeur : Suivi d'un abrégé d'odeurs

    MonkeyBars, I did a quick Google search in French and couldn't find anything about a translation, but I assume it's in the works! (Maybe I'm just optimistic, or naive, but I'm sure “they” know that a...
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    Re: Maurice Roucel Interview (in French)

    Thank you!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 11 July 2011

    Hi! SOTD was Hermès Jardin sur le Nil, and now that I'm home I just tested État Libre d'Orange Like This which was waiting for me in the mail... Interesting, but today's hot and humid weather isn't...
  28. Re: J.C.Ellena book - Journal d'un parfumeur : Suivi d'un abrégé d'odeurs

    My review won't be as eloquent as Cheryl's on NST (which is also what prompted me to buy the book), but I liked it! I read it very quickly, and it's the kind of book you should rather read slowly, so...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 10 July 2011

    Good morning!

    http://shop.fredericmalle.com/us/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/313x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/e/n/en-passant-01_1_3.png
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    Re: An epiphany! (Or something like that.)

    Thanks! Yes, it is! And thanks for tolerating this poor excuse of a post, I just felt like sharing this with people who'd actually understand! :)
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    An epiphany! (Or something like that.)

    Wow. I've been smelling L'Artisan Passage d'Enfer for the first time tonight, and it managed to evoke memories both from very close and very far away, and both from my childhood and from last year:...
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques

    Hahahahahahhaha! I can't decide where I am in this debate (maybe I will after I smell it), but I actually laughed out loud.
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques

    Thanks!! (Maybe this sample will end up like the videotape in The Ring [ooh the bad references], where we'll all *have* to inflict our pain to another unsuspecting [or naive] victim!)
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    Re: Secretions Magnifiques

    Actually I would be grateful if you'd send it my way, I'd like to try it! :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT July 2011

    That would be “L'ambre du sultan.” TBQH, even as a native French speaker I'm not sure what the name is supposed to mean, but I guess it's like “la ville reine” or “l'enfant-roi,” so I'd agree with...
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    Re: SoTD Saturday 9th July 2011

    Hi! This morning I'm testing Le Chèvrefeuille (and also testing image insertion!)

    http://photo.annickgoutal.com/img/catalog/product/CHEVREFEUILLE-WOMEN-EDT-SPRAY-100ml-L.jpg
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    Re: SotD Friday, 8 July 2011

    Thank you Twolf! I don't want to flood the board with my thank yous, but I appreciate everyone's welcome! (Btw, the FAQ mentions a quick way to say thank you, but it seems it's been disabled?)
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    Re: SotD Friday, 8 July 2011

    Good morning! Right now it's Hermès Un Jardin après la Mousson, had to give it a second try after not liking it the first time. We'll see how it goes! And hopefully some more samples will come in the...
  39. Re: Samples: EDT, EDP, PP? What is your usual choice?

    Thanks, cacio!
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    Thank you! Very interesting to read you all! I'll have to compare an EDT and EDP of the same fragrance, to smell directly what you're talking about...
  41. Re: Samples: EDT, EDP, PP? What is your usual choice?

    Thanks for the info, Sugandaraja. I didn't know they could be so different from each other actually. So do you treat them as different fragrances, and order the one you're intrigued about? (E.g., I...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday July 7th, 2011

    Aww, thank you everybody!! It is indeed a very friendly place! :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday July 7th, 2011

    Thank you devilcat! Actually no, yours is my first. :) But the community seems very friendly!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday July 7th, 2011

    Hi! Still stretching my samples, today's Annick Goutal Ninféo Mio.
  45. Samples: EDT, EDP, PP? What is your usual choice?

    Hi! While I'm eagerly waiting for a *ton* of samples, I have another basic question for those who rely, for their samples, mostly on Internet orders: when a fragrance is offered in different...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 06 July 2011

    Hermès Un Jardin sur le Nil.

    Which is my only decant for now, so I've been wearing it a lot lately... I just can't wait for my samples and decants to arrive -- the mail still hasn't come back to...
  47. Thread: The Soapy Note

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    Re: The Soapy Note

    Hi KChild! It's an interesting question, I haven't tried many fragrances yet, but the first time I tried Mémoire Liquide Bois de Figuier all I could smell was soap, and it was giving me a headache --...
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    Re: What do you keep stats on?

    Thanks to all! I will borrow some of these ideas. Last night I spent way too much time filling in my wardrobe on Basenotes, I think it's a great tool, but I just don't want to rely solely on it, just...
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    What do you keep stats on?

    What do you keep track of, apart from your evaluation/appreciation of each perfume?

    I have a tendency to spend a LOT of time creating and reorganizing spreadsheets, up to the point where it...
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