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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 24 December 2013.

    Sending everyone best wishes at this time of year.

    Chicagoista my many condolences on your loss.


    and

    Happy birthday Chronia polla. It is my name day (equivalent to birthday...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 23 December 2013.

    Thanks (((Quarry)))


    Informative to say the least:shocked:


    hugs

    searoses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 23 December 2013.

    Robin thank you for this informative post.........just how prevalent is this in the US?

    In our family we have a doctor (daddys cousin) who runs one of your major *state* hospitals .....starting...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 23 December 2013.

    ((Twolf)) didn't understand why people were sending you hugs.

    Quarry , as ever your post brought it home sweet one!

    If a country (and especially a wealthy one) does not care for it's...
  5. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Interesting choices for Christmas watching. For me I get to celebrate on the 6th January.....but on Christmas day I usually watch *Enemy at the Gate* despite the attempt to distort a lot of the truth...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 23 December 2013.

    Wearing Querelle, Pierre Guillaumes tribute to the Fassbinder adaption of the play Querelle de brest by Jean Genet.

    This fragrance with it's carraway, myrrh, and cinnamon opening is a striking...
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    Re: Avatars - help needed

    Thanks lpp

    be well

    sea roses
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    Re: Avatars - help needed

    Thank you lpp,

    can't send photographs in pm's either

    regards

    sea roses
  9. Re: Any news for Serge Lutens Exclusive going to release as Export for 2014! Any guesses?

    Think there has been a lot of requests for Iris Silver Mist......but you never know which way this will go.

    The four you mention Wit are all stunning.

    There are now 6 overlaps between The...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 20 December 2013.

    Happy anniversary Kalli and thanks for the nice words kind people. Lots of lovely fragrance today!

    Still reeling a bit from the Boris Becker news and will have to make countless apologies for my...
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    Avatars - help needed

    Can anybody help me - my avatars are very small and yet previously met the requirements?

    thank you

    sea roses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 19 December 2013.

    (((((30Roses))))) thank you so very much..........after a horrible two years, it was a real moment of happiness for us.

    with hugs and prayers

    searoses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 19 December 2013.

    Oh (((E)))) as ever you are always so classy and kind!

    Finally my engagement ring was finished and I was all yipppeee, Paris was lovely, Bath was gorgeous and then I got all these messages and...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 19 December 2013.

    Hello all,

    drowning myself in De profundis today at the news that Nole has appointed Boris Becker as his head coach.

    Has the world really gone this mad? All I can put it down to is somebody...
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    Re: nothing impresses me anymore

    Interesting state of mind you are in SereneGreen. With me i really need diversity of interests. There are always periods when i find a drought of good film, music and art. When i find myself feeling...
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    Re: The Annick Goutal Encyclopędia

    Sorry in getting back to you sunflower77 regarding the bottles that was what interested me and apparently some collectors of Annick Goutal did prefer the uniformity. Interesting as i like my perfume...
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Or perhaps better still passionate and kind perfume makers who give us exquisite scents that push the boundaries and broaden our minds.
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    Re: Men use women's perfume

    Modern man= perfect skin, guy liner, and a wardrobe of wonderful and varied fragrances.

    A beautiful library helps as well.
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    Re: The Annick Goutal Encyclopędia

    Some photos from the Annick Goutal boutique.

    There will be no more coloured bottles as you will see in the below photos. The exceptions are the round bottles which they can engrave your name on...
  20. Re: Do You Miss Your Collection When you Travel?

    ((Dani)) currently in Paris and mild panic setting in about how i will be able to pack new companions for my collection.

    Travelled to Paris with five fragrances ........not sure if that means I...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Hi abysynthium,

    yes I wear my lutens, malles, and especially my Pierre Guillaume perfumes all the time.......the same with Guerlain, KM, Jo Malone, Chanel, Caron, Jovoy and the rest of my...
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    Re: Most renowened perfumers

    Did you actually read the whole thread?
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Sorry Redneck Perfumisto........since *the guide* annoyed me so very much.......I doubt very much I would follow (even if I had the time) a grumpy old man writing snark on twitter.
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    Re: Why did Luca Turin dissapear from style?

    Don't wish the man any ill will and hope he is well. And understand he has a large cult following,(so no doubt this will not go down well here) but matching fragrances with one liners you could...
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    Re: Most renowened perfumers

    Wow......and nobody mentioned Pierre Guillaume!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    You do have some wonderful scents Scentapede! Smelt the Balmain on a co-worker and had to ask him what is was.........didn't tell him it was *luscious* but certainly thought so! Well done you!
    ...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Lovely collection Scentapede.........and great dresser.

    Your Balmain is lovely.......did you acquire it recently?

    kind regards

    searoses

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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    What a stunning backyard you have hedonist222!

    regards

    searoses
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Hi Hedonist222


    What beautiful gems of perfume in a beautiful land!

    The photos of the perfumes, especially with the waterfall and flowers are so very lovely. Vega, Atelier and Roja photos...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 25 November 2013.

    SOTE Agent Provocateur

    Have a nice evening all!

    searosesxx

    22855
  31. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    Beautiful photograph actually Pollux..thank you!

    Also can identify........if it was the present time and i was walking past that shop........as we say in Greek, my head would be like a bicycle...
  32. Re: For Vintage lovers! - Identify the name of the perfumes in these bottles (and win my congrats!!!

    Well on shelf 4 the last is obviously a Carven........this is going to be fun to find out about!

    Can beautiful bottles be an answer Pollux:wink:
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Just beautiful elizrj.......love the mirrors ....very dreamy.

    Thank you so much for sharing

    sea rosesxx

    ps the boxes look really lovely ...where did you get them from....very classy!
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    Re: Perfume and personality - is there a link?

    Would love to take it as I don't know much about it. When I started working there were various tests that took hours to get through......but at the end I was exhausted. But I got the job!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 25 November 2013.

    Wow Mr Danieq sounds as lovely as (((Danieq))).......what a wonderful thing to say and do!

    Many happy returns to him! Chronia Polla (many happy years)

    What did you choose to wear as your...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 25 November 2013.

    Hello lovelies

    thinking of 30Roses and Mr Teardrop ...........and a speedy recovery.

    Today am wearing Repetto as I too am wondering when our lovely Evangeline will return!

    Thank you all...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you so much Wingie.....the centre bottle is one of thirty limited editions of Fille De Berlin. The etching of glass of the fractured rose and the platinum lining is just beautiful.

    It is...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    (((Xscent))) for your kind words........the bonsai is 18 years old!!!!!!!!!

    Hi Graphite..........thank you for your nice words. Yes I have Monsieur the new black one. It has eight woods (5% of...
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    Re: Buying pholosophy

    That really made me laugh! Wonderful response!
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you so much.....(((Cello))) they are full sizes. (((Danieq))) some of my bell jars and the other bottles have initials engraved on them. Some of my bell jars have one or two of my first names...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you so much Blue_Eyez and cello. Just looking, can't work out how I will get the PG collection out of my dressing room and display it properly!!!!!

    But this is from my dressing room. The...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 24 November 2013

    Hope you all had a lovely Sunday!
    Thoughts for Mr Teardrop for a full recovery.

    SOTD Cardinal by Heeley

    searosesxx22798
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    These are the serge rectangle bottles. Will try and think how to put up my Pierre Guillaume collections.


    http://i40.tinypic.com/2h494ic.jpg

    searosesxx
  44. Re: What are your reasons for purchasing a backup bottle? And which do you have?

    Hi again Xscent......understand completely.

    As for vintage and discontinued.......my journey ended some time time ago. After what is too me a lot of money my search for *farouche* has failed...
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    Re: Jasmine Sniff-Fest, Part 2

    Stick around baby......we'll sort that out!

    Hope you and everyone is having a wonderful weekend!
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    Re: Who are The Hottest Perfumers ?

    Thank you (((Xscent)))......IMO Pierre don't photograph that well.......he's actually more stunning than that.

    But better (including his fabulous genius in fragrance) is his kindness, humble...
  47. Re: What are your reasons for purchasing a backup bottle? And which do you have?

    Am currently a bit confused about what back ups I have...........trying to get my fragrances sorted into some sort of order. Am not happy with the current set up as it is not tidy enough.
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    Re: Beautiful Roses

    Hi Rubegon

    Think it might be trouble for many of us!

    The Rossamunda is actually not that expensive and a sample would not be very much. The oud and saffron are really supporting acts in this...
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    Re: Beautiful Roses

    Oh please keep this thread going! Roses, Roses, Roses!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ((Danieq)) hope you enjoy the PG Rose.......my one complaint about the PG line is that he does not make enough florals. He needs...
  50. Re: Tom Ford Jasmin Rouge or Serge Lutens A La Nuit

    Scentfan,

    it was me who suggested Magnetic Scent untitled Number 1 .......... Sypros Drosopoulos put so much work into that scent. He very kindly had let me smell some of the precusors to this...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you Hedonist! Wise words indeed

    kind regards

    sea roses
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    Re: Today I Bought - November, 2013

    Wow some gorgeous scents here........looks like it has been a good month everyone......enjoy and let us know your thoughts if you have time!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 22 November 2013

    Andy Tauer - Une Rose de Kandaher .... a sample from a gorgeous observer of basenotes......just beautiful.

    Wishing everyone a lovely weekend

    sea roses
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    Re: Who are The Hottest Perfumers ?

    Me neither!!!!!! Besides being so incredibly talented, with humour and intelligence, Pierre is just gorgeous, and boy does he smell good!
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    Re: New Tauer PHI-une rose de Kandahar

    That's actually interesting, I don't mind tobacco in my fragrance (two years ago I probably would have run for the door at the thought, but I am much more experimental these days thank goodness).
    ...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Thank you all so very much for your kind words about my collection. It really means a lot to me. Especially at this time


    As soon as I get some time I would love to show you parts of my...
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    Re: New Tauer PHI-une rose de Kandahar

    Hi Rubegon

    tried this today and your description is excellent!

    The only thing I wondered was if you detected the tobacco note.........which oddly I detected after about the hour...where I...
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    Re: Post A Picture of Your Collection

    Teardrop you are a darling.

    Thank you so much for bringing this thread to my attention.

    Had posted a part of my Serge Lutens collection in the male section, and will post here and my reasons...
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    Re: Perfume and personality - is there a link?

    Now that is good! You know rembetiko???????

    Hash will have to be a strong ingredient.......forget the hay notes........hash will be the only bottom note with patchouli!
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    Re: Stat rosa pristina nomine - Part 2

    Rubegon and anyone interested I posted this bottle of FdB in collections, but perhaps it is more relevant here.

    My fiancé really struggles with Rose de Nuit and like myself loves *the rose scent*...
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    Re: Jasmine Sniff-Fest, Part 2

    Scentfan thank you for including Drama Nuui and Magnetic Scent number 1 ........I am so looking forward to what you think!
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    Re: Perfume and personality - is there a link?

    Found all the replies very thoughtful and interesting.

    Myself, I don't know ...I grew up around people who always used scent and come from a place where smell and flowers were an everyday part of...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    22569225662256722568


    The fractured rose limited edition of FdB by Serge Lutens........the number 30 was special for me and impressed my fiancee managed to get this for me.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 20 November 2013

    Hi gorgeous,

    yes it was and I will post it soon as you might like it.........he really put a lot of thought into it!


    many hugs from a feeling guilty

    sea roses

    teardrop just put up the...
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    Klimax, can you get to Europe easily. You need to get yourself to a spa with Valmont, Thalgo and Cinq a mondes for proper exfoliation and use one of the soft moisturising self tanners.

    And always...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 20 November 2013

    My poor fiancee....he got the wrong message...he thought he had to fast on Sunday (which I do) and yesterday. Last night he came to give me a lovely gift and I reminded him that today he can only...
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    Re: Is there another perfume guide

    thank you all very much. Scentologist will look forward very much to when you have time to write about your thoughts.

    kind regards

    sea roses
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    Is there another perfume guide

    other than the Turin one?
  69. Re: What's going to happen with jasmine in 2014?

    How will these restrictions impact on small perfumeries where there is an abundance of jasmine?
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    Re: Jasmine Sniff-Fest, Part 2

    Personally I have a strange relationship with Jasmine as I am often surrounded with it. It's very hard for me to get the correct scent to what I know as Jasmine in the morning and night blooming...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale appreciation

    Hi Danieq

    No I would not say Tonka is his signature. He certainly uses it in his works...........but he uses so much and tries to create very different scents each time. Brūlée de Rose for example...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale appreciation

    It's fabulous stuff........if you get the chance to try anything else please do.

    Love FM and SL..........but Pierre Guillaume is a level above. He's so fanatical and passionate about what he...
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    Re: Parfumerie Generale appreciation

    Suspect I strongly belong in this group.

    Pierre is my favourite perfumer ever ..........he is to perfume what Nole is to tennis, .....just magical! Started young, hard working, not the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Hi elizrj

    The connection was once my mother had assured me that her and my father would secure George Michael as my future *husband* I felt incredibly happy that I was going to be dancing and...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    Thank you so much Hednic, Evangeline, Hedonist222, taint it sweet, aphexacid (aphexacid this is how I deal with losing the Davis cup) and Xscent.

    sea roses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Kiliwia your SOTD sounds just beautiful!

    sea roses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Mrs (((((((E)))))))))

    wishing you a both a wonderful time!

    Happy third anniversary to a beautiful couple in every way. We will miss you, but forget us and enjoy every moment!

    Kalo Taxithi...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 18 November 2013.

    WELCOME BACK JON:2vrolijk_08:...........glad you had a great time..........but we missed you!

    searoses
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    Re: What makes a Chanel smell like a Chanel?

    Agree with you Hedonist222, but think the Iris plays a role as well!

    regards

    searoses
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 18 November 2013.

    Good morning lovelies

    My gorgeous Wuthering Heights weather has returned, so I am wearing Opium. I am sure Cathy would have enticed Heathcliff even more with this fragrance!

    My memories of...
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    Re: Saffron Based Frag's

    This is my first choice in saffron based scents. Korres has sourced this from Kouzani in Northern Greece and it is still one of the finest saffrons in the world. The saffron note is very much there...
  82. Re: Cuir de Lancome vs Cuir de Russie -- please compare

    Hi Danieq

    if you can get samples you might like to try Cuir Venemum and Cuir D'Iris by Parfumerie Gererale. Cuir de Russie is lovely but in my experience Cuir D'Iris is the most beautiful and...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday 17 November 2013

    Evening all,

    Tonight I am wearing Vohina as it is like being wrapped up in sunshine.

    Have a lovely evening everybody

    sea roses
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VI

    My Serge Lutens bell jars moved from my dressing room to the breakfast room. Missing are Tubereuse crimenelle, Musc Koublai Khan and Fleurs De Citronnier......which I now realise have been packed...
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    Re: Stat rosa pristina nomine - Part 2

    Hello ((((((Danieq)))))

    Yes Rubegon is doing a wonderful job.........making basenotes lovely and interesting!

    Sadly I can't blame him for costing me money on perfume......I seem to be...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday 17 November 2013

    Welcome back (((Xscent))) , where did you go?

    Thought you must have run off to Broome to get some Nick Papasley pearls to go with your Chanel bottles!

    SOTD is Gardenia Grand Soir by the ever...
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    Re: Stat rosa pristina nomine - Part 2

    Great thread again Rubegon and wonderful contributions. Thank you all so much.

    (((Teardrop))) wore Rouge Avignon about a week ago. It is beautiful ......at first application it can be confusing...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 16 November 2013

    Hello lovelies,

    again in Une Rose which is in my basket I made for my PG Brulee de Rose bottles.......but they have taken such a pounding from me lately......their home has been given up to Une...
  89. Re: Guess which Basenoter has bought a perfume house, and which one?

    Dear Grant and mods, I think it is time you either told us who this is or close the thread.

    It was fun for a very short while, but it seems to have turned into everything Basenotes is not...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Sova is still around isn't it???????

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    UK people, Sova and Norne are still at Roullier White........the other three are also great but these are really standouts.

    Would...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Thanks deadidol,

    Really disappointed to know that they once existed.

    It's a very addictive line and a bit frustrating that in the UK there is only a smaller selection......but Roullier White...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Hello again Deadidol,

    are you going to suggest a sampler set for us plebs?

    The two I have (and the little samples) are fabulous but I want more please sir!

    regards

    searoses
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    Re: New Fragrance: David Beckham Homme

    It's pleasant to me......but my Russian fiancee would turn into a stalinist terminator if I gave him this as a present.
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    WOW.....you constantly surprise (and impress) me......after the ballet and your knowledge of tennis.......I would never have guessed you were so interested in science until I came across your post on...
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    Re: What " Niche Brand " is your favorite?

    Hednic I actually am very very impressed. When he did Jardins de Kerylos I thought he had so met the mark as it is a place I studied for several weeks. My obsession was to the point that I had to...
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    Actually thank you Mrs (((E ))) for putting this up........that's something that you were that young......did your family educate you in this way?

    As for the other scientists YES YES YES!

    If...
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    Re: What " Niche Brand " is your favorite?

    The three lines by Pierre Guillaume then followed with Frederic Malle and Serge Lutens equally.

    For me Pierre Guillaume creations blow everything else out of the ballpark!
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    Actually Mrs E I am stunned that nobody has commented on this incredible link.

    My Pasha is a huge Carl Sagan fan as is his grandfather.

    Thank you so much for putting this up.

    When and how...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 15 November 2013.

    Oh Scentfan that IS beautiful! Do you have many rose bushes?

    regards

    searoses

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    Oh Mrs E......that's gorgeous. You two have a wonderful evening.
  100. Re: What Niche Brand / perfume its hard to find or imposable to buy in US

    Also interesting Hednic that only two places in the UK carry the entire lines.

    He's very strict about how his products are sold.........in my mind for very good reasons.
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