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    Re: New Creed

    Oh..I missed this! I assumed from the email that it was brand new. Maybe only in the UK. Apologies for the doubling up
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    New Creed

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    Apologies for the quality of the image, but I thought this may be of interest. Iím on Creedís email list and this arrived a few moments ago. Naturally, my first thought was to share with...
  3. Re: What fragrance would Bobby Axelrod wear?

    He’s probably on first name terms with most houses’ perfumers and has his own custom made fragrances
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st April, 2019

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    Floris 71/72
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    Re: A Little Expert Help, Please

    In the end I went with Floris. The atmosphere at the venue was quite close and if I’d gone with Hermes it may have become a bit overpowering.
    Also, with Floris I got to use the full range inc. the...
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    Re: A Little Expert Help, Please

    Iím grateful for all the advice and input. Currently the results are; Floris 89 in the lead with 7, Knize 10 and Jicky in 2nd tying with 5 each, Eau dí Hermes with 4 and Orange Spice and M de M with...
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    Re: A Little Expert Help, Please

    Yeah, sheís hot but I canít take her with me to the dinner, but I could wear Orange Spice
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    Re: A Little Expert Help, Please

    Thanks for the input so far folk. It seems to be three clear votes for Jicky and three for Eau d’Hermes and two possible for Knize 10. This is going to be close. Wonder if Orange Spice will get any...
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    A Little Expert Help, Please

    I’m going to an “ old boys’” reunion dinner on Friday. My old school, is a minor British public school ( which, for the non Brits is actually a private fee paying school) and it’s one of the few...
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    Re: Top 10 colognes I smell in California

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    Don’t want to attract walkers, I suppose ��
  11. Re: Lime is such a beautiful scent.Why are there so few lime fragrances these days?

    Iím going to throw Trumpers West Indian Limes and Jo Maloneís Lime Basil and Mandarin In to the mix.
  12. Re: Help Me Find My S/Oís Favorite Cologne On Me

    How about Savoy Steam by Penhaligon? Itís a very ďcleanĒ and fresh fragrance
  13. Re: Boozies: High quality rum, brandy, whisky notes?

    If you want a whisky note, that isn’t sweet, like Pure Malt, then I highly recommend Floris’ Islay. It’s whisky in the most literal sense. Very smoky and peaty but with a nice rich drydown. However...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st December, 2018

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    Jicky parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th November, 2018

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    Floris Turnbull and Asser 71/72
  16. Where has Pour Monsieur shower gel gone?

    Does anyone know why Chanel has stopped producing ďPour Monsieur ď shower gel? It still has the accompanying after shave and deodorant and the ďBleuĒ and ďAllureĒ shower gels. I would have thought it...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th November, 2018

    Floris Malmaison Encore 91350
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th October, 2018

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    Penhaligonís Halfeti
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th October, 2018

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    Floris no. 89
  20. Re: You hit the lottery! YAY YOU! ...what's your fragrance splurge?

    Thatís exactly what I would do too. A vintage Cartier Tank LC and a Patek and then maybe a bespoke fragrance from a Floris. Iíve been itching to do that for a long time
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th August, 2018

    Tonight, it will be Floris 89 layered with my recently received gift of 89 talc 😃
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    A BIG thank you, to a kid nd person

    A few weeks ago I posted about how some houses like Floris and Dior have discontinued fragranced talc such as No.89 and Eau Sauvage.
    I got a PM from someone afterwards who read my post saying they...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd August, 2018

    Creed Pure White Cologne.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th July, 2018

    Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin layered with Bitter Oranges
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    Fragranced talcum powders

    I remember when fragrance ranges used to include talcum powder. I had and loved Eau Sauvage and Floris no.89. I felt they really added to the overall effect and miss them. Did anyone else use them...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th July, 2018

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    Dunhill Blend 30
  27. Re: Obligatory "I'm going on holiday, what scent shall i take" Thread

    Hmmmm... if it were me, -and I am a little out of your age bracket- , but I would probably take something like Acqua de Palma, Jo Malone Lime Basil & Mandarin, Chanel Pour Monsieur, Penhaligon Savoy...
  28. Re: What Is/Was Your Preferred Fragrance For A Night Out On The Town?

    On the odd occasion like this, I’m rather partial to Creed Royal Oud
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    Re: Help me find this vintage cologne!

    I think the OP is referring to the bottle in front of the black canister with the red label? Just next to the ash tray...
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    Re: Your Current And Next Blind Buy?

    New York Intense, Parfum de Nicolai
  31. Re: Whatís the smokiest whiskey perfume youíve ever tried?

    Floris’ Islay. Very peaty
  32. Re: Tom Ford Black Orchid EDP Menís Thoughts/Wear?

    I own and wear it quite often. I got a gift set with body cream which I use as an aftershave balm sometimes. Personally, I would class it as unisex
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    The Oscars

    Just a bit of fun, but if you were going to the Oscars today, what would you wear ?
    Iíve got it narrowed down to ;
    Guerlain Derby
    Guerlain Habit Rouge Dress Code
    Creed Royal Oud
    Florisí Islay...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd March, 2018

    Snap.Me too 😃
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    Itís arrived!

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    Blind buy from Ebay. Took a bit of a chance, but it was only an amazing £35.00 which I think is a bargain when you see some of the prices being charged. Iím going to give it a full wearing...
  36. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Currently waiting on Dunhill Blend 30 from Ebay. A 50ml with about 10ml used, and Floris new limited edition Islay.
  37. Re: What would Frasier and Niles Crane have worn?

    Excellent choices
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    Excellent suggestions
  39. Re: What would Frasier and Niles Crane have worn?

    There are some great suggestions on here. �� Frasier was, and still is head and shoulders above most other sitcoms. It was witty and intelligent as well as funny. My own thoughts are perhaps Frasier...
  40. What would Frasier and Niles Crane have worn?

    Iíve been revisiting ď FrasierĒ on DVD recently, after the sad passing of John Mahoney, who played Frasierís dad, Marty, and it got me wondering, with the Crane boysí love of the good life what frags...
  41. Re: Frag for Black-Tie (Tuxedo) dinner event

    If it’s not too late, I’d like to throw a couple of choices into the mix, both by Chanel.
    Sycamore and 31 Rue Cambon. Both elegant and sophisticated IMHO and not overpowering
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th January, 2018

    Jack by Richard E Grant

    Delicious. I love this stuff, and Iíve just received the body wash which is just as good 😊
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    Re: Excited for this....

    I own the EDT and have sampled the parfum before, but never owned a full bottle
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    Re: Excited for this....

    Thank you, ✋��
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    Re: Excited for this....

    I own the EDT and tested the parfum before, but never pulled the trigger on a bottle
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    Excited for this....

    I know I should probably wait until itís arrived, so I can write a proper review, but Iíve just ordered Jicky pure parfum, and Iím quite excited about this. I love Jicky but have only worn the EDT....
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    Re: Penhaligon's Savoy Steam

    I have the eau de parfum and I absolutely love it. It’s glorious. Despite the notes, it’s not heavy or cloying in any way, it’s actually quite light. In a way, it reminds me of Creed’s Royal Mayfair,...
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    Re: Can anyone explain this?

    Thank you ��
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    Re: Can anyone explain this?

    Thanks for that. It’s possible I suppose, but I’m sure the last time I looked at Perfume Court about a year ago, that disclaimer wasn’t on there - but then wouldn’t that apply to all frags? Not just...
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    Can anyone explain this?

    Whilst looking through the Perfumed Court site, I saw on their Guerlain pages a huge disclaimer that said no Guerlain products could be shipped to New York State. If any order included Guerlain, the...
  51. Re: Houbigant Fougere Royale Foreign objects/hair in liquid.

    I've used All Beauty several times in the past, and always found them great to deal with. I just bought two bottles of Annick Goutal last week. They arrived quickly and they're glorious.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th June, 2017

    Haven't done this for awhile...today I'm sporting Penhaligon's " Savoy Steam". And very nice it is, too
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    New Creed - White Amber

    I just received an email from Creed, inviting me ( and others I'm sure) to sample the new Creed, White Amber.
    It has notes of amber, vanilla,and hints of luscious fruits with an opulent woody floral...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 5th May, 2017

    I am so desperate to try this..I can't seem to find it anywhere.
    Wear it in good health, friend and enjoy 🙂
  55. Thread: Fragora

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    Re: Fragora

    Yes, I believe they're based in Essex
  56. Thread: Fragora

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    Fragora

    Has anyone had any experience of this site? It's got some good deals, and I'm tempted, but I'd like some feedback, if anyone's used them..
    Thank you...
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    Re: What would Francis Urquhart wear?

    I'm going to go with Caron Pour Un Homme, or vintage Mitsouko EDP
  58. Re: How much have you spent on fragrance in your lifetime?

    I'm genuinely scared to even think about it 😳
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 12th April, 2017

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    Mugler Kryptomint- first wearing, loving it
  60. Re: What is your favorite TV character wearing?

    You' ll not be missed, that's for sure...
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    Re: Need some compliments

    From personal experience, Aventus, Creed Royal Oud, Pure Malt, Yoji Homme, Dior Homme, Chanel 31 Rue Cambon
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th December, 2016

    +1 👍
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    Re: After all this time...ANTAEUS!

    On a related note...I'm wearing Antaeus today and I layered it with the shower gel, which is rich and smooth and smells wonderful too, but looking on line it seems the shower gel has been...
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    Re: London Creed Boutique Now Open.

    Six months down the line, and I've only just seen this!!! Apologies! I wasn't ignoring you! Yes, they asked me what I'd like to try ,and I left with samples of Pure White Cologne,
    Jardin D'amalfi...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th November, 2015

    I'm not going out today, but I'm wearing Mitsouko EDT. I feel I have to wear something French today.
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    Re: New fragrance house : Deco London

    I'm really looking forward to trying these... does anyone know where/ when they will be available in the U.K. at all?
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    Re The Creed Boutique, Mayfair, London

    For anyone that's interested, there's some more info in the UK section of the Shopping forum
    ..where it was moved to
    ..for some reason
    ..that I don't understand
    ..'cos no one knows it's there...
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    Re: London Creed Boutique Now Open.

    I"ve just come back from a spur of the moment visit, after stumbling across this post.
    I had a very happy hour there with the lovely, friendly staff, who were only too keen to just chat, with no...
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    Re: Creed Royal Mayfair in the UK

    Thanks for the info..sorry should have said that earlier, but haven't been on here for a few days. Wasn't ignoring your reply..
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    Creed Royal Mayfair in the UK

    ...hi,

    Just wondering, does anyone know when and if, this will be on sale in the U K at all?
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    Re: Today I bought: December 2014

    Yesterday I bought Floris' Honey Oud. Very excited to give this a full wearing. i've been itching to get this for months. it's my Xmas present to myself.
    And the experience of he purchase was...
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    ...Excuse me, haven't you forgotten THE Christmas...

    ...Excuse me, haven't you forgotten THE Christmas film?

    Which one, you ask? Here's a clue...

    "Yippee kai-aye, mother"....well you know the rest.. And what would Hans Grueber be wearing?
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    Re: Just want to say......

    you're welcome *blushes*
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    Re: 2014 XMAS Day Scent

    possibly Tom Ford TV, although for some reason I feel the pull of something "vetivery" so maybe Sycamore??? I'll decide in the morning. oh, the anticipation....
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    Just want to say......

    Just have to say to everyone....



    * * A VERY VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL * *

    Wanted to get this in today as...
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    Re: Skincare Routine

    After years of experimenting with different brands I've pretty much got my routine down to a fine art. I'll usually start with 2 face cloths (one on top of the other) soaked in hot water and covering...
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    Re: Today I bought: October 2014

    Had a bit of rush of blood to the head...
    Straight To Heaven
    Divine L'Homme Sage
    Valentino
    Donna Karan Fuel
    Dior Homme Parfum...

    still.. I think I deserve it....it's been a tough couple of...
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    Whats happened with Biotherm????!

    Biotherm has pulled out of the UK..all products, all shops..It happened on Oct 1st this year.. their website has a phone no and e mail address for enquiries and queries, but these are now invalid.
    ...
  79. Re: Worst retailer that you've done business with

    There's a House of Fraser in Victoria, London where I work, which is simply appalling. The counters are never manned and the staff either glare like you're about to steal something, or give you the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, September 4, 2014

    Haven't posted for AGES!! But have to post here cos I just bought and am totally loving Divine L'Homme Sage
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    Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    Ha, yes pretty much...but I took a slow almost super casual saunter so as not to draw attention to it.... I did spend the day boring people about it, (they were very polite but obviously didn't share...
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    Re: Mugler A*Men Pure Coffee to be re-released

    About three years ago, I was in a branch of Boots ( a UK chain of chemists/fragrance/body products etc) in Bristol and found a still wrapped and boxed bottle in the sale rack for...... £5.00!! (I...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Richard E Grant's "Jack"
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 4, 2014

    +1- big thumbs up for this.. superb juice!
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    Bought a 50 ml refill and 7.5 ml spray of By Killian "Back to Black". Very powerful longevity, even after a shower. it's still there..
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    Re: Today I bought: D E C E M B E R 2013

    I don't know this particular fragrance, I'm afraid, but I did adopt a Snow Leopard, so I feel good about that!
  87. Re: What is your favorite TV character wearing?

    In Thomas Harris' book "Hannibal" it was stated that he shopped at the original Santa Maria Novella
    in Florence, and the staff were very impressed at his selection..
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    Poll: Re: Company Xmas parties - which fragrance?

    Out of the choices, I would also go with either DHI or Pure Malt. They are beautiful, elegant frags. For my Xmas party, though, which was quite a formal affair, I went with Guerlain MdM.

    - - -...
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    Mugler Pure Leather

    Does anyone know if/ when/ where Pure Leather will be on sale in the UK? It may just be me not paying attention, but I can't seem to see it anywhere, and it doesn't seem to be on the Mugler...
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    Bond was allegedly born on November 11 1920 which...

    Bond was allegedly born on November 11 1920 which would have made him in his early 30's during "Casino Royale" and the age for which agents were supposed to retire from "the field" according to...
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    Re: Article: 007: Licensed to Smell

    I like the sound of this. I will definitely be trying it, and it's a good price too.
    Although as a Bond and Ian Fleming purist, I have to be a bit pedantic and point out that Bond is actually 60 if...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

    Fragrance twins!!! My first wearing, absolutely loving it
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2012

    oh absolutely excellent choice!! Enjoy!!
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    Re: Can Anyone Help?

    WOW!! Really ? No one??
    Don't tell me I've come up with something that has you all beat??
    Someone somewhere must know something about this frag surely?
    If I can't find an answer on Basenotes then...
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    Can Anyone Help?

    I was reading a book about Cary Grant and it said he was fond of a fragrance called New Mown Hay.
    Apart from the fact that it was a Floris fragrance, I can't seem to find out anything about it.
    ...
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    Diamond Jubilee

    ...I wonder what Prince Philip is wearing today??

    Anyone care to hazard a guess???

    I'm going with something from Trumpers maybe??
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Wow! Is it me or is that bordering on offensive sexism??
    FYI womens noses are more sensitive than mens...
    Maybe the problem's with you...
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    Re: what would you wear on the red carpet?

    ...sorry, just wondering how this is off topic and "non fragrance related"??
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    what would you wear on the red carpet?

    It's the Golden Globes from Hollywood tonight, and I'm wondering what you think the various celebs will be wearing and what would you wear to such an event?

    I'm torn between Green Irish Tweed,...
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    A Very Happy New Year one and all!!

    And may 2012 be as fragrant as we all hope it will!!

    Happy New Year my fellow Basenoters!!
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