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    Re: Blind Sniffs in 2011

    Yep, I can still do it for August! :)

    I might have to get some proper instructions on how to actually do this though if that's alright.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Aha, thank you volley2! :D I do smell amazing, if I do say so myself.

    (The fingerprints in the photo really show up and annoy me. I'll have to fix that and take another)
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Thanks RHM.



    I bought that a week or so ago and should arrive soon. Can't wait too see what it looks like on me.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    My buying spree is now over, I'm broke but it was worth it :D

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9850&d=1304406902
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    ^ How does it look on? I was thinking of getting it because it's gorgeous -- reminds me of the ocean but decided against it.

    OPI - I'm really not a waitress.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    Bois Rouge arrived! The perfect blend of masculine and feminine.

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9848&d=1304406508
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Very true :) Plus free shipping is unheard of for us too aha.
  8. Re: Where in Sydney - samples in general? Creed?

    The Tom Ford counter at DJ's -- pfft, they're jerks. I asked if they had a sample and the TF guy said no. When I was at home and I got my boyfriend to bring home a card with TL and Italian Cypress...
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    Re: Cleopatra's equivalent in scent?

    http://wholesale-perfume.us/wp-content/uploads/aes/Wholesale-Perfume_414.jpg
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    Re: Which frag goes with a new BMW?

    Tuscan Leather without a doubt.
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    Re: My storage method for samples (photos)

    That is so cute :D What a great idea.
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    I bought these two off Basenotes sellers. I love them so much! :D I've been wearing the Vetiver for the past two days which conjures up a mossy forest. Perfect.
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Just bought:

    Cle de Peau - Oil Balancing Essence:

    http://imgh52.strawberrynet.com/images/products/11505425701.jpg

    Diorskin Nude Natural Glow Hydrating Makeup:
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  14. Thread: Cuff-links

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    Re: Cuff-links

    I think I'm definitely going to buy some for myself now that I've had the reminder. I already have a pair that an artist friend made me but I'd like different ones. I prefer square or rectangle ones...
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    I took it off my fingers after an hour because I didn't like it. I'll try putting it on my toes next time; it'll probably work better. I'm pale too (and it seems to accentuate that which I love)...
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    OPI Green-wich Village. It was a gift and I'm not sure what to make of it. Leaning towards dislike.

    http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS6OlZI6TzxgnAGu1AvTX2gapAkMA47mEBe0bq7skF0DiUHwBz4Tg
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    Re: Good NATURAL scent??

    Maybe try buying Eau de Parfum instead of Eau de Toilette?
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    Re: Desperate to find this fragrance!!!!

    That feature is amazing! Thank you. I didn't know about it.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    I think it's good to remember that some females won't tell a guy if he smells good because it can sound like a pick up line. I know I've wondered what a guy was wearing because it smells great but I...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, April 22, 2011

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9682&d=1303361552
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Thank you so much. I will look into those ones, especially the Annick Goutal :) I love that true pine smell all year round so hopefully they don't get released only at Christmas. Also finding a place...
  22. Thread: Cuff-links

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    Re: Cuff-links

    Me too. I've been wanting to get myself a pair. I don't see many (or any) women wearing that look but I think it's so elegant.
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    Re: New to Niche

    Italian Cypress.
  24. Thread: Cuff-links

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    Re: Cuff-links

    I love french cuffs and cuff links on a guy. They look very smart.
  25. Re: What fragrance on a Man will make u horny?

    Agreed.
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    Re: Neroli Portofino - Tom Ford Private Blend

    I have it (and I'm a woman) and I think it's much more of a feminine scent than a masculine one.
  27. Re: Tom Ford - Noir de Noir - International Shipping?

    I've been looking on ebay for months and had no luck finding Noir de Noir. There is one on there right now (for once) with 8 days to go but it's already up to $158! I am more than willing to pay $190...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 21st, 2011

    Italian Cypress

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9682&d=1303361552
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thank you! :) It's still in the post but I had a sample of it and nope, I don't find it too masculine on me but then again, I love those sort of fragrances :) I prefer them over the feminine ones...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    This is a current photo of my beloved Tom Ford Private Blend collection :D Currently in transit are 250ml of Bois Rouge (new & full) and Tuscan Leather 250ml bottle with 50ml remaining in it. My...
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    Italian Cypress arrived today from a lovely Basenoter :D :D :D :D
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 20 April 2011

    Tobacco Vanille mixed with Auric Blends Rose.
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Can anyone recommend a candle that smells of pine trees?

    http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRZXMBpP15z63bkK0qhaHl9YuTgrgxieUkprBLAaXcweo7Dh5_T
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    Re: Jo Malone opinions

    I love the entire Jo Malone range. Pomegranate Noir is the best overall scent. French Lime Blossom is perfect for summer. For Winter, Dark Amber and Ginger Lily.
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    Re: Why do you wear fragrance?

    Me too.
  36. Re: suggest me a feminine chanel and a feminine guerlain to wear...

    Chanel - Chance
  37. Tom Ford - Noir de Noir - International Shipping?

    I've been looking for a stockist that ships Noir de Noir to Australia for months now and I've had no luck. The 50ml retails here for $290 compared to America for $190 so it's that's why I've been...
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    Re: Today i bought : April 2011

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9674&d=1303336005
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

    Freshly showered and put on Noir de Noir. Like I've died and gone to heaven. My favourite perfume in the whole wide world.
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    Re: your desert island choice

    "Ocean by Calvin Klein". I kid, I kid. I'm just a Seinfeld nerd and that's what popped into my head when I first read this :p
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    My bottle of Tom Ford Neroli Portofino arrived and it's beautiful but I don't think I'll get the wear out of it so I want to sell it. Such a shame. And this was one that I actually smelled before...
  42. Re: Beware of fragrancex free international shipping!

    I'm new to these forums but all I heard were bad things about them (mainly how shipping takes a long, long time) so I've steered clear. That's really unprofessional that they don't tell you behind...
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    Re: Non-existing scents we would like to see

    That sounds really good. Makes me want to try something with cacao, vanilla, cherry, raspberry and cognac.
  44. Re: so who else here went thru a fragrance 'phase'?

    I've been on a huge binge these last 2 months and I definitely understand where you're coming from. They've all been niche ones too so my bank account is really hurting from it! I feel quite foolish...
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Just got my Diptyque shipment and I'm burning Pomander. So far I'm disappointed -- I can't even smell it :/

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9600&d=1303114149
  46. Re: Fragrance for a female friend of mine - Can you help?

    Word of advice from a fellow Australian -- you can buy perfumes for literally half the price in America or the UK (and that's retail prices) than here in AU so if you're not in a urgent hurry to buy...
  47. Re: How much money have you spent on your fragrances roughly ?

    This.
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    What did you buy today - Beauty Edition.

    Finally bought the Lippmann nail polishes I've been eying off for a year :D I love when I find an international shipper.

    Ruby Red Slippers.
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    Re: Essie Nail Polish

    Thanks! :) I liked Damsel and Clutch the best. That's why I like OPI better too - the brushes. They're thicker and it makes it much easier to apply.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    OPI I'm not really a waitress.
    BTW Does anyone have any tips on making your nail polish last longer? I use a base coat and a top coat, plus make sure the actual polish isn't applied too thick, and...
  51. Re: Have You Listed In Your Wardrobe All Your Samples/minis/Decants?

    I don't buy samples but I've been given a couple of Jo Malone ones when I've bought the bottles so I listed them. It's easy listen them when you only have four aha.
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    Re: Tom Ford Violet Blonde

    It is the private blend line or the regular TF one?
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    Re: SoTD: Friday, April 15, 2011

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=9561&d=1302856242
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    Re: Take a Fragrance you like and...

    Since I wore Tobacco Vanille today, I would like to see (smell) what this is like if cognac was added to it.
  55. Re: going camping tomorrow! which frag should i wear????

    Being in nature is the perfect time to smell the natural fragrances that inspire our colognes. The woods, moss, ocean salt, flowers, whatever it be. Enjoy it :)
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    I'm getting really redundant here and I'm saying Baies again. I'm having a love affair with it this week. It gets better and better the more I burn it.
    Still waiting on my order of Diptyque candles...
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    Re: Essie Nail Polish

    I have to order from overseas and I really like that brand. Wicked is my favourite colour and I bought this light lavender one. Forget the name. Also bought Turquoise and Caicos but because I'm pale,...
  58. Thread: Childhood

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    Re: Childhood

    I wish I had one that reminds me of mine :/ That would be so nice.
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    I hope so! I haven't even smelled it yet aha.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    rimmel - black cherries
  61. Re: Wondering how someone based in Toronto can get some perfumery education or apprenticeship ++

    Thank you for those links! :)
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    Re: Female Fragrance for a hot summer

    I think any of the Jo Malone ranges are great for steamy summers. Especially French Lime Blossom and Grapefruit.
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    So wonderfully happy! I just bought the 250ml of Tom Ford's Bois Rouge! :grin: :grin: :grin:
    'cedarwood, patchouli, jasmine and muguet. Sandalwood, vetiver, amber and refined leather are warmed by...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 13 April 2011

    Noir de Noir. And today is the 14th already (I live in the future) and I have on Tobacco Vanille.
  65. Re: What have people told you that you smell like?

    That's a good thing!
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    Re: The Best Neroli Fragrances

    + 1
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Baies again and drinking fragrant vanilla cinnamon hot chocolate. My apartment smells good :D
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    Re: Sunglasses?

    I have about 16 pairs of sunglasses. Ranging from $5 - $300+ I tend to get compliments on my cheaper ones and they're also the ones I think look better most of the time. I have a pair of killer...
  69. Re: Need HELP!! With Jo Malone discontinued colognes...

    I have no idea what it smells like so when I do, I will let you know! It just sounded too good not to buy. There are still some (4) on ebay if you wanted to get yourself one and since it's a limited...
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    Re: Perfumexyz.com

    By the look of their website, they are.
  71. Re: Need HELP!! With Jo Malone discontinued colognes...

    I just bought a Jo Malone limited edition cologne (Sakura Cherry Blossom) from ebay and I never knew it existed, so definitely try there :) I also discovered that the US sells them $90 cheaper...
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    Poll: Re: "wintery" or "summery"

    I don't adhere to the summer/winter and day/night 'rules'. For me and my tastes, all fragrances suit all occasions but I do follow my mood. I prefer floral, mossy, woody and citrus scents combined...
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    Re: Fig fragrances?

    +1 Philosykos
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Diptyque - Mousses. And it's burned so unevenly grr. I have so much wax unused. Very annoyed with it.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

    Noir de Noir
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    Re: Summer Scents - For Magazine Article

    I have Neroli Portofino and I think it's definitely fits the summer scents lists. Good choice ;)
  77. Re: New niche-line by Hugo Boss. What to expect?

    Well I really like how the bottles look. My type of thing since I'm big on visuals and design. But I wish they'd add more of the actual notes in the description instead of using oodles of descriptive...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Heeley Hippie Rose

    I expected Patchouli to be in there since all the new hippie inspired scents have them.
    I love all those notes so it would be something I'd like to check out. Doubtful that we'll get it here though.
  79. Re: New niche-line by Hugo Boss. What to expect?

    Does anyone have a picture of the bottles?
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    Re: Short leather jacket under 250 euros

    Ebay!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 10th April 2011

    Chanel Chance.
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    Jo Malone - Sakura Cherry Blossom

    Jo Malone 'Sakura Cherry Blossom' is missing from the list.

    'an exquisite interpretation of cherry blossom, bringing it to life with layers of rose, and mimosa accented with the freshness of...
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    Re: How many perfumes?

    Quality over quantity for me. But I totally get needing to slow down with purchases and always wanting more. Ugh. It's endless but you're not alone here ;)
  84. Re: Your thoughts on which fragrances smell like" Candy/Bubble Gum"

    Vera Wang - Princess.
  85. Re: most $$$$ you've tried and did/would you buy it?

    I just blind bought Tom Ford's Black Violet 100ml (RRP $260) and I don't really like it. At least I'll make use out of it because I prefer using mediocre perfumes savour my favourites.

    I'd buy...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, April 9th, 2011

    TFPB 'Black Violet' mixed with Auric Blends 'Majik'
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: Fashion Edition

    Thank you! They arrived a couple days ago and l really like the way they look. I've been wanting cat-eye sunglasses to come back in style for a few years now so they would be available to buy in...
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    Re: fragrance for smokers

    To be brutally honest, I don't think any perfumes smell good mixed with cigarette smoke. Nothing (for me) can make the smell of tobacco smoke less...gross. It's like an oxymoron.
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    Re: Blind Sniffs in 2011

    Thank you so much! :D Looking forward to it.
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    Re: Blind Sniffs in 2011

    Would I still be able to be a part of this or am I too late? It sounds like a lot of fun :)
  91. Re: Which fragrance can you recommend for my lady?

    I agree. I think she would love if you took her shopping and let her pick out a perfume :)
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    Re: SotD Friday, 8 April 2011

    My wrists got bombarded with perfumes today: Noir de Noir, Dark Amber & Ginger Lily, Black Violet.
  93. Re: Your INVITED to HRH Prince Williams STAG NIGHT (Bachelor Party). What Fragrance do you wear?

    Or returning video tapes.
  94. Re: Male here, ladies, help me out-Of all the Jo Malone "uni" scents which one is the most masculine

    They're all incredible but the manliest to me is Dark Amber & Ginger Lily. I just sprayed it on myself to double check and whoa, it's stunning. If a guy walked past me wearing that, I'd definitely...
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    Re: Shop till' you drop !!!

    ''vanilla...tobacco, tonkabean'. I'd buy a huge decanter of 250ml Tobacco Vanille in that case since you like those notes plus if you've got $1000, why not. It still leaves a sizable chunk of money...
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Burning Mousses. Suits the raining day outside.



    I couldn't agree more :) Thanks for the write up about Krigler. Shame they only sell them in NY. I would've like to try them. Especially the...
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 7 April 2011

    Tom Ford Noir de Noir this morning and Black Violet arrived so I just tried that out. Not much of a fan and I bought the 100ml bottle. Hopefully I'll start to like it over the next couple of weeks.
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    Re: Best Lime Fragrance for Spring/Summer

    Jo Malone - French Lime Blossom Cologne.
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    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Well...okay, that's true :p
  100. Re: Which fragrance best conjures up the idea of "Forest" for you and what type of forest is conjure

    I love this topic so much. I'm going to have to try a few of these recommendations.
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