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  1. Re: Re-introducing Mr Cranky the fragrance suggest

    Miss Dior

    Bal a Versailles
  2. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    Mine are red - OPI Red, Red Rhine, to be precise.
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    Re: Your favourite names for make-up shades?

    I like Nars's names: my favorite blush is Turkish Red, lipstick Trans Siberian, and eyeshadow Sea, S ex and Sun.

    And yes, the OPI names are priceless. I like How to Jamaica Millon, It's My...
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    Re: AG Gardenia Passion?

    I use these reviews in a different way than I'm sure they were intended. It quickly occured to me that most of the scents I loved were getting panned. (No 22, Miss Dior etc) So when a scent gets very...
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    Re: The £10000 face Cream

    True: and you can at least be assured that a face lift will actually have some effect.

    And about it being a "Penicillin of anti-aging": Since when is aging a disease anyway?
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    Stila Midnight Bloom

    "Step into the garden of midnight bloom, stila’s intoxicating fragrance reminiscent of the deep, hazy aromas of a midsummer night. Designed with a spicy hint of gardenia, the rich and warm...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 29 March 2005

    Penhaligon's Bluebell EdT and powder...again.....
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    Re: AG Gardenia Passion?

    I'm honestly not that big of a gardenia fan. I like them well enough in composition with other notes, but not standing alone.
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    Re: SotD Easter Monday 28 March

    Penhaligon's Bluebell. Smells just like springtime! ;D
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    Re: SotD Easter Sunday 27 March

    Chanel No 22, for church and our annual Easter dinner afterwards.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 26 March

    Chanel No 22
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    Re: SotD Good Friday 25 March

    I wore Narcisse Noir to church today (Good Friday, so I thought something a bit deep and dark.)
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    Re: Favourite Annick Goutal?

    I haven't tried all of these, but I have and like Grand Amour and I loved Ce Soir ou Jamais, so I voted for them.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 March

    I went sniffing at Aedes today. Some reviews:

    Jasmin de Nuit: Smooth, spicy Jasmine fragrance. Very nice.
    Rosine Rose D'Ete: I usually don't like scents with fruit in them, but in this one they...
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    Re: Miss Dior Chérie: a classic reinvention

    WHAT???!!! [smiley=shocked.gif]

    They're gonna do WHAT to my beloved Miss Dior?!!

    No way! Miss Dior is genius just as it is. And who the heck reinvents a chypre as "sugar-and-spice" anyway?...
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    Re: Aedes De Venustas

    I've never ordered from the Aedes website because I've never needed to- The shop is located only two blocks from my Uni, and one block from my church! (But I'm not there that often....no,...
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    Re: Peddling Fragrances From Cars?

    Before God, I do despise those urban legends! Especially the ones I call Lifetime Legends (Lifetime, for those not familiar, being a television network famous for showing woman-in-danger movies)
    ...
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    Re: Peddling Fragrances From Cars?

    I bet they're knock-offs, just like all the "designer perfumes" you see all over New York's Canal Street, right next to the fake Birkin and Louis Vuitton bags.

    Oh, look, only ten dollars for...
  19. Thread: CC 1872

    by MizLiz
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    Re: CC 1872

    Just a friendly warning... [smiley=smiley.gif]

    Clive Christian isn't my favorite guy. I'm just a wee bit annoyed that he discontinued the WHOLE CROWN LINE!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 22 March

    Laura Biagotti Venezia, which I got at the Munich airport duty-free a few years ago and is now discontinued! A shame, really. It is a nice scent. I like it better than Roma. LAt least I still have my...
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    Re: ABSolutely Delicious..

    I'm so tired of FRUIT scents! Everything opens on FRUIT! Most of those trendy pink-girly scents that have spread like the plague are grapefruit with a bit of weak peony thrown in.

    Oh, Donna, how...
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    Re: SotD Monday 21 March

    Shalimar EdP (Thanks, Socalwoman!) [smiley=happy.gif]
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    Re: Green Day, anyone?

    I.....completely forgot and wore my No 22 instead! [smiley=embarassed.gif]
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    Re: REVIEW: Flowerbomb

    I hate the name. Sounds kind of.....dumb. [smiley=thumbdown.gif]
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 20 March 2005

    No.22 here!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 15th

    Getting reacquainted with an old friend called Opium! ;D
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    Re: Opium Fleur de Shanghai Ê

    I'm intrigued yet suspicious.

    I suppose I'll have a try the next time I'm at Sephora.

    Although I remain confident that nothing will come between me and my Opium- Original Version! 8)
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    Re: SOTD 14th March 2005

    Opium
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    Re: Green Day, anyone?

    That sounds fun!

    I'll wear my Miss Dior. :D
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    Re: One more smelly for my Mom...

    How about Coco Mademoiselle?

    Although the Eau de Merveilles would be a great choice, IMHO.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 12th March

    Youth Dew today.

    Have a great weekend everyone!
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    Re: vintage Guerlains?

    I have L'Heure Bleue on the way right now (got it in a swap). From all that I've heard about it, I can't wait! :)
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    Re: SotD Friday 11th March

    La Chasse aux Papillons Extreme :D
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    Re: SotD Tuesday March 8th

    Annayake Hanami. I love spring-flowery scents, especially when it's snowing!
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    Re: Celeb frags tested in a Finnish mag

    That's what I would think too. And I wouldn't call the scent Stella "masculine" at all. I found it to be a romantic, ambery rose.

    But it's still a really interesting article. Thanks,...
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    Re: SotD Sunday March 6th

    Violetta di Parma. There's still snow on the ground here, but I can pretend that spring flowers are blooming! ;D
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    Re: Creed - Fantasia de Fleurs

    Sounds fine so far! I love old-fashioned! :)
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    Creed - Fantasia de Fleurs

    I have discovered the wonderful world of Swap!

    Here is one that I have coming; Creed Fantasia de Fleurs. I'm a definite history buff, so when I read that this scent had been created for Sissi...
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    Re: Favorite Bottles?

    I love the simple rectangular Serge Lutens bottles, the vintage mini Shalimar, and the Parfums de Rosine frosted glass bottles.
  40. Thread: Mitsouko ?

    by MizLiz
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    Re: Mitsouko ?

    thanks bwp! ;)
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    Re: SOTD, 18 Feb 2005

    First I put on La Chasse aux Papillons, then later I layered it with some Ecume de Rose. It's a really lovely combination!
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    Re: La Chasse aux Papillons Extreme?

    Woo-HOO! It's mine! I swapped my Vetiver Oriental, which I can appreciate but which wasn't really "me."

    I can't wait to try it!!! :D
  43. Thread: Mitsouko ?

    by MizLiz
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    Re: Mitsouko ?

    I loved it at first sniff and a little while after, then it went sour on me. :( I remain optimistic that one day it will work!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday, 17 February

    Chanel no. 22.

    Now everyone stay in bed and eat lots of chicken soup! (Or Miso, for the vegetarians)
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    Re: New: Bond nÁ9 Chinatown.

    Fragrances based on specific addresses in New York?

    Hmmm.... how about:

    Eau de Plaza Hotel: Gin, vermouth, essence of olive and a touch of limousine exhaust. For the wealthy, world-weary...
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    La Chasse aux Papillons Extreme?

    A little birdie whispered in my ear...

    Is L'Artisan introducing a "La Chasse aux Papillons Extreme" sometime in the near future?

    If so it would make me very happy!
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    Re: SotD Valentine's Day Monday Feb 14th

    La Chasse aux Papillons, and a little Revlon Scarlet Velvet lipstick to boot!
  48. Thread: Lutens Dilemma

    by MizLiz
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    Re: Lutens Dilemma

    Muscs Koublai Khan.....perhaps the scent of my ancestor?

    Yep, I can't believe I'm revealing this on the internet, but Khan is my last name. I realize that it's very unlikely that he is actually an...
  49. Thread: Top 10

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    Re: Top 10

    At the moment:

    Miss Dior
    SL Sa Majeste la Rose
    Parfums de Rosine Ecume de Rose
    La Chasse aux Papillons
    Passage D'Enfer
    Arpege
    Joy
    SL Vetiver Oriental
  50. Thread: Red Lipsticks

    by MizLiz
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    Re: Red Lipsticks

    I finally found a red lipstick that I can wear and not look too brash!: MAC Marrakesh: found at the MAC counter at Macy's Herald Square. It's a matte brownish red, very vintage, kind of a forties...
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    Re: SotD Saturday Jan 29th

    Jean Patou Joy
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    Re: You just can't get past the name.....

    So true! If it's called "Paris Hilton" or "Britney Spears" it can stay far away from me, thankyouverymuch! :P
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    Re: Patchouli and Incense recommendations

    L'Artisan's Passage D'Enfer has frankincense, with White Lilies added to keep it from getting too musty. I like it a lot!
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    Sa Majeste la Rose

    This is my third Serge Lutens, after Un Bois Vanille and Vetiver Oriental. I've always loved rose scents but wow! This one's really unique. I tried Sa Majeste for the first time in Germany last fall...
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    Re: Your True Loves?

    Opium and Miss Dior are my true loves...I've gone through a couple of bottles of each.
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    Re: SotD Saturday Jan 22nd

    We're battening down the hatches for a blizzard here in the Northeast....I'm warming up with Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille!
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    Re: A scent for a city

    I'd associate Berlin with Miss Dior as well, just because I discovered the scent when I was an exchange student there and wore it the whole time!
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    Re: POLL: Most underrated men's & women's scents

    For women, White Shoulders. It's a scent dating back to the 30s or 40s that I don't see very often but I love the soft floral notes.


    For men...don't laugh....Old Spice. No, really.
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    Re: SotD Thursday Jan 20th

    Hermes 24, Faubourg
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, January 19

    I've just discovered Mitsuoko, and oooh am I happy! 8)
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    Re: What would Scarlett O'Hara, have worn?

    That's just what's coming to me! I would associate Scarlett with Miss Dior, perhaps because of that scent's associations with the late 40s New Look (tiny waists and big skirts in fashion) and because...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 14 January 2005

    Thanks! ;D
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    Re: SotD Friday, 14 January 2005

    L'Artisan's La Chasse aux Papillons. I can pretend I'm in a sunny garden in Provence :D on this nasty cold rainy day. :(
  64. Re: What are your 10 favorite "dress up" scents?

    [waves dorkliy] Hi, new here!

    My top dress-up scents, which are also my top anytime scents......

    1. Passage D'Enfer - As an Episcopalian (Anglo-Catholic) I adore the incense smell in this!
    2....
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