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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd February, 2020

    I'm in L'Air du Desert Marocain. The remaining juice is dwindling and today marks the beginning of the end for this outstanding creation.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I've returned to the "normal" world after a week at the Tibetan Buddhist retreat center. I hope to incorporate what I learned there into my regular life. I'm making the rounds to visit...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    Hello all.

    I'm going to be off the grid all next week at a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center in the Northern California woods. No Wi-Fi or cellular service. Afterwards, I'm heading up to the San...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    So sad for the victim and his loved ones. I'm sure train work is a dangerous profession. You are right, always tell those near and dear how much you care for them.
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    No, I haven't smelled it lately and won't voluntarily go near the stuff. Long ago, I had a boss who doused herself in it. I liked her but absolutely detested her fragrance. So sorry, Cook.bot!
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    Re: worst fragrance of all time???

    Jean Nate' - gagworthy
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 15th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Habit Rouge. It's powerfully sweet - perfection.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Valentines Day choice

    I ended up in L'Air du Desert Marocain.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Fahrenheit's complexity kind of reminds me of the shape shifter Mitsouko. The various vintages, formulations, and daily wearing experiences all bring out different facets of the fragrance. That...
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Wow! I just woke up and the overnight drydown is, in fact, VERY intense. Now I'm getting the fuel smell too. Interesting!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    Fahrenheit today.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Fahrenheit Friday

    Yep, I did it! I went to Ulta and sprayed the heck out of Fahrenheit EDT: wrists, forearms, chest. It was not as intense as its reputation led me to expect. Really rather nice and I'd wear it...
  13. Re: Scent of the night - what fragrance did you sleep with last night

    Guerlain Heritage
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th February, 2020

    How are the bushfires doing, Cuddlecat?

    I got my hair cut today and ended up layering my long hair for a more tousled look. I'm wearing Heritage.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Heritage - The chilly weather made me crave its warmth.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th February, 2020

    Hello all, .

    I'm wearing Heritage today. Some trees are starting to blossom around here this week.

    Like teardrop, I'm getting a haircut today. I'm in the mood to make a change: either layer my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    Good to know, Hazel5. I depart on Sunday for a similar retreat at a Tibetan Buddhist center in Northern California. It will be a much needed disconnect.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu - I saw it sitting on top of my dresser and that visual reminder made me want to wear it.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    I'm somewhat avoiding public places but my husband and son both teach in public schools so they bring lots of potential exposure home. Lots of people travel to and from China around here.

    I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 9th February, 2020

    Oud Ispahan, once again. It's crazy windy and stormy here in Southern California. Even worse in the San Francisco Bay Area, where some serious damage was done.
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    Re: Today I Didn't Buy

    I'm on a 6-month No Buy program for all discretionary spending including perfume. Next week marks the third month complete. At first, I craved buying new stuff but the urge to shop has finally faded.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - I'm on a roll!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th February, 2020

    It's Oud Ispahan today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Oud Ispahan again. It's fabulous!

    It's Day 2 of catching up on administrative paperwork and I'm feeling motivated. I can't wait until it's over because it's my least...
  25. Re: Celebrating Differences: What do YOU Enjoy About Perfume?

    Have you tried Le Parfum de Therese Cook.bot? I momentarily detected a slight raw meat note. It sounds repulsive but it was actually interesting. It's one of my favorite fragrances. I adore Diorella...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Today is my second day in Oud Ispahan. I didn't wear it for a couple of months so now I'm getting reacquainted with it. It's powerful.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - It's more odd than beautiful. I find it intriguing.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm house twins with Ebenas today in Dior Oud Ispahan.

    Happy birthday, Foxbins!
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - February 2020

    I've been burning an Ocean candle by Bath & Bodyworks all week. I wonder if they're similar?
  30. Re: Sorting through the Diptyque house, list your favorites and best iyo!

    L'Ombre Dans L'Eau is the best of the house, in my opinion.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Oud Ispahan - because it's my current favorite. My wardrobe is now accessible again so why not go with the best?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Dior Oud Ispahan. I think it may have eclipsed my former favorite, Coromandel. Don't hold me to it.

    It's crazy windy and cold today. Some streets are closed due to downed...
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    Re: Fahrenheit February!

    So true. Cook.bot. I'm thinking of pairing Fahrenheit with my black leather moto jacket. BADASS!
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    Re: 36 and still no signature scent

    I really like this post. Good philosophy about the role of perfume in an overall beauty and image routine. Food for thought.
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    Re: The Fragrance Confessions thread

    I'm storing my bottle of Le Parfum de Therese in direct sunlight in my humid bathroom. I'm breaking bad!
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Tom Ford Mink Brulee - a beige nude.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    L'Air du Desert Marocain - because there's a chill in the air and I wanted something warm and toasty. It wears like a gourmand today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd February, 2020

    Jon Rodgers, Well, your song video made at least one person very happy today - me! I love its sentiment and energy.

    I'm wearing L'Air du Desert Marocain today. I spent the day restoring the house...
  39. Re: Designers that get hate but you're actually enjoying?

    Chanel Gabrielle. Many people consider it a mass market sellout, but I like it. Same with Mon Guerlain.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu - a continuation from yesterday
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearingTimbuktu today to a Super Bowl party. I have virtually no interest in football but I do love a good party.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Fahrenheit February!

    Damn! I don't own any. Maybe I'll swing by the store and spritz a little on. I like the competitive spirit of this project and want to support it!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    After seven days of Le Parfum de Therese, I'm switching to Timbuktu. To be honest, I'm focusing on bottles that are below the half way point. I like the complexity and longevity of Timbuktu. It's a...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st February, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Timbuktu today. We're going up to Los Angeles today to the theater to see "What the Constitution Means to Me". Between this and the huge popularity of "Hamilton", there...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese because I'm on a seven day streak.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st January, 2020

    Poor Hazel, food poisoning is wretched!

    I'm wearing Le Parfum de Therese again today. Not participating in the sync.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Most worn in January 2020

    7 wears:
    Le Parfum de Therese

    6 wears:
    Tam Dao

    5 wears:
    Diorella

    4 wears"
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yes, FiveoaksBouquet, what you say is true. Back in the day, I wore Obsession for years and it was truly me. Same thing with Chanel No. 19. After those two I never found another signature scent.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm wearing Le Partum de Therese again today. Congratulations to those with posting milestones. Quantity AND quality, my friends. Always enjoyable!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Partum de Therese again today because it's accessible and I like it. My clothes are now permeated with its smell
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th January, 2020

    Poor Kewart!

    I'm wearing Le Partum de Therese once again. I hope so many repeat wearings don't get me kicked off Basenotes!

    Quarry, I'd love to see those old BN members drop by and I'd be...
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    Re: I did a thing....Avantus

    Me too! I never see one or hear them mentioned. Back in the day, as a 14 year old sports car enthusiast, the salesmen at the Import Motors lot used to let me sit in the Avanti (and the Jaguar XKE)....
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th January, 2020

    Zealot Crusader - :thumbsup:
  54. Re: Une Bois Vanille is total trash - fight me

    Well, I gave my bottle away, if that’s any indication. No fight here!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese, once again. There’s an odd and slightly off putting note that I noticed for days that I didn’t immediately attribute to the perfume. Kind of a vague raw meat smell. It captures...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Le Parfum de Therese again today.

    House of Phlegethon, I like your new avatar!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: *NEW* Rochas Moustache EDP (2018)

    I beg to differ. I think he's smokin' hot!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese because Why Not? I'm developing a more lackadaisical approach to perfume selection lately. Just spray it on and skip the soul searching!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th January, 2020

    I hired workers to paint the woodwork in the living room, dining room, and vestibule since that involved lots of sanding. It took a week and they finished today. I still have to complete baseboards...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th January, 2020

    Sounds like me and my house painting projects. I'd much rather do physical labor than most other things.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th January, 2020

    This is easily my favorite bottle of all time!

    I’m wearing Le Parfum de Therese for the third day in a row. My others are inaccessible at the moment.

    Welcome to Cathped!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Le Parfum de Therese - it was handy.
  63. Re: The new Cabochard (2019) and Cabochard Cherie?

    And, like that, he’s gone.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Le Parfum de Therese again today. I quite like it but I think I prefer its commercial successor Diorella better.

    The weather is grey today and a stormy wind is kicking...
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    Re: Artists and Thinkers

    Marcel Duchamp - This Is Not A Blue Bottle

    Martin Heidegger - Molecule 01

    Jeff Koons - Eau de New York (Bond No. 9)

    Simone de Beauvoir - Bandit
  66. Re: Most clunky, ridiculous packaging award goes to

    By Kilian - overpriced “coffin” boxes are ridiculous

    Andy Tauer - metal boxes are too much

    Serge Lutens - boxes that don’t close when sprayer in used on bottle instead of splash cap is...
  67. Thread: Vulgar

    by Trilby Lark
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    Re: Vulgar

    I adore Angel and itís my most complimented. So, it that makes me trashy, so be it!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Inaugurations are VERY special, FiveoaksBouquet!

    Today I wore Le Parfum de Therese. I’ve had a hankering for it for over a week but having to dig it out if the closet and retrieve it from multiple...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th January, 2020

    Freewheelingvagabond, I just might pull out my Cuir Impertinent tomorrow, if my bedroom isn’t too chaotic to find it. Most of my closet is covered in plastic due to painting.

    Today I wore Le...
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    Re: Today I bought January 2020

    Which Scent Bar did you go to, DTLA or the original one? I haven’t been to DTLA yet and I’m wondering how it compares.
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    Yes, the bottle is awkward to handle
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    Also, to make it worse, my initial bottle of Cuir Impertinent leaked and required a placement bottle.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 24th January, 2020

    Hello all,

    My SOTD is Cristalle. Today is Day 4 of workers in the house who are making repairs and painting woodwork and doors. It’s starting to look very nice.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Similar to L'Air du Desert Marocain

    The spicy amber of Kerosene Copper Skies brings to mind LADDM.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd January, 2020

    I hope all goes well!
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    Re: Bois díorage over french lover?

    I believe they’re exactly the same scent.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Day 2 of Chanel Cristalle to amplify yesterday’s wearing.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd January, 2020

    Welcome, the watcher!

    I’m wearing Chanel Cristalle today. I enjoy its lemony, ashy notes. It’s my second Most Worn of All Time.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Favorite Leather Fragrances!!!!

    Cuir Impertinent
    Cuir de Russie
    Bandit
    Daim Blond
    Puredistance M
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    Re: How have your tastes changed over time?

    I went beyond my safe houses of Jo Malone and Diptyque to enjoy and appreciate other niche perfumers, designer exclusives, and classics. I still like the first two though. More recently, I’ve dipped...
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    Re: Assumed shilling

    :tekst-toppie:

    Great wisdom here!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Chanel Cristalle - because I dressed up for a meeting and wanted something sultry and sophisticated.
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    None come to mind.
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    Re: Favorite Leather Fragrances!!!!

    Fantastic, freewheelingvagabond! I realize this picture may be only a portion of your wardrobe, but I have long entertained the idea that having a collection based on a single fragrance genre would...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020

    Subconsciously practicing your tradecraft, Quarry? The BN Honeypot at work!

    Iím joining the Chanel Crew today in Cristalle. I always feel so Badass in it, especially when accompanied with an...
  86. Thread: Top 3 now.

    by Trilby Lark
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    Re: Top 3 now.

    Right now:

    Oud Ispahan
    Coromandel
    Heritage
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020

    This is what I’ve been doing more frequently lately - three days or more. It’s a good practice to get to know individual fragrances in greater depth.
  88. Re: I'm looking for a fashionable backpack for college

    Freewheelingvagabond:

    :tekst-toppie:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Serge Lutens Jeux de Peau again because I like repeat wearing to better familiarize myself with a fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st January, 2020

    Same here in Southern California, Mike, plus a nice middle of the night rain. Occasional cold weather is a rare treat here in the Land of Eternal Summer. I’m wearing a cool weather scent: Serge...
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    Re: Aromatics Elixir - taming the beast?

    This thread is making me nostalgic for Aromatics Elixir. I went through several bottles back in the day. I never tried to tone it down but I was careful about where I wore it. I reserved it for...
  92. Re: Which cold weather fragrances do you plan to wear into Spring and Summer?

    My two “winter” fragrances that I enjoy through spring and summer are Fille En Aiguilles and L’Air du Desert Marocain.
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Oh, I see, “by popular demand”!
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    Aw, Kotori, thatís sweet! I was speaking somewhat in jest...
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    Re: Meeting an ex for coffee what should I wear

    I’m meeting up with an ex in a few weeks. Maybe I’ll ask y’all for fragrance suggestions. It would not have occurred to me prior to this thread. I doubt my scenario will be half as entertaining.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume for workouts?

    I avoid wearing fragrance in the gym. I feel kind of guilty spraying it on after showering in the locker room but I do it anyway.
  97. Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    IMHO, i think the lady’s overly dramatic behavior was rude. It’s poor manners to show disgust for another person in such a public way.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    In a rare moment of indecision, I was debating between Le Parfum de Therese and Cuir Impertinent. In frustration, I used the Pick Me Something Random to Wear feature and it suggested Serge Lutens...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th January, 2020

    I like the note combination of this one. I think my next incense purchase will be rose. (The kind you burn.)

    Iím wearing Serge Lutens Jeux de Peau on this chilly and gray day. Patching, taping,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Chanel Coromandel - The previous discussion here about smooth patchouli scents put me in the mood for it. Plus, it’s a good cool weather fragrance so I’m going to take advantage of the chilly day.
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