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    Re: February 2014 purchases

    Guerlain L'instant. Only just discovering this now!
  2. Thread: Your top 3

    by Sheglows!
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    Re: Your top 3

    Fleurissimo
    Mon Precieux Nectar
    Borneo 1834
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    Re: A little story about Bleu de Chanel

    Hi guys!

    Also working in your favour is the fact that you were thinking of your mom and sweet enough to remember her for Mothers Day.
    Sensitive women notice stuff like this. Kudos to you.
    ...
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    Re: Shipping to Canada from US

    Hi Lamia13!

    I very recently placed an order with STC, and waited two and a half weeks for it to arrive. I thought it wasn't going to make it but thankfully it did.
    I have successfully ordered...
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    Re: Getting over Iris Ganache

    Evangeline-- I was there on December 23 and she had the tester and the 75ml. size in stock, funny I almost bought it because I had a feeling it was going be hard to find. Neiman Marcus in Bellevue,...
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    Re: Getting over Iris Ganache

    Iris Ganache can be found at the Guerlain Boutique in Las Vegas.


    Cheers.
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    Re: Females. I need your help RE: Montale

    Try Oriental Flowers if you can find it.
  8. Re: New Fragrance: Infusion d'Iris Eau de Parfum Absolue

    I own this and love it. I find myself reaching for this beautiful scent everyday, although I have much respect for Chanel,
    this fragrance is what #19 Poudre wanted to be and it certainly lasts...
  9. Re: I have a theory, could be a giggle, please help

    OOOOOh! how fun! my turn:

    Finally getting a break
    A booked, paid for holiday
    Hearing my family laughing and enjoying time together
    Satisfaction from my new job
    Perfume shopping (sampling) in...
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    Re: Store testing etiquette

    UrbanCoyote, what store was it?
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    Re: Today I Bought - June 2012

    Prada Infusion d'Iris Absolue.
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    Re: SotD, Wednesday, May 30th 2012

    Happy Wednesday everyone!

    Thymes Wild Angelica today.

    Lovely and green.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 25th April 2012

    Hi, everyone!

    In Bvlgari Mon Jasmin Noir L'eau Exquise and loving it.
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    Re: Recent downtime

    thank you, thank you, thank you!
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    Re: Creed millesime imperial ok for women?

    I own it and love it. To me it smells very unique and feminine, what a nice gift to receive.
    If you like it, wear it!

    Sheglows.
  16. Thread: Seattle, Wa

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    Re: Seattle, Wa

    Yes, Neiman Marcus in Bellevue carries Guerlains.
    Happy shopping!
    Going there myself this weekend.

    Sheglows.
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    Re: Sloooooooooooowwwwwwww

    Hey Kalli, I agree with you- more female posters would be great.

    Sheglows.
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday October 11, 2011

    Evangeline, The bottle itself is small enough to fit in your hand and it comes with a stopper instead of a spray.
    I usually like a spray but with this little stopper, I find it so easy to apply....
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday October 11, 2011

    Today I'm in Clinique's Aromatic Elixer Perfumer's Reserve.
    To my nose, it reminds me of the original AE but just a bit softer,
    and it reminds me also of vintage Cabochard in the dry down.
    I...
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    Re: Newby in Vancouver, BC introduction

    Welcome, Duke!
    We are from the same neck of the woods but I mostly lurk rather than post.
    There is a lot of good info here and some friendly posters, too. Have you checked out all the good places...
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    Re: SOTD Monday, 17th July 2011

    Good morning everyone!
    I'm in Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Jasminora.
    It puts me in a cheerful mood.
    Love this new stuff.
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    Re: Testing Samples at Home

    Test them on your skin.
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    Re: Boyfriend by Kate Walsh

    Time for a NEW boyfriend!
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    Re: Boyfriend by Kate Walsh

    I sampled this fragrance a few months back. Initially, in the store it smelled nice on paper so I asked for a sample and also put a small spray on my wrist. Big mistake. On me, after a short...
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    Re: The Perfumed Court Feedback

    I really like The Perfumed Court.
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    Re: The 'Must Have' Shelf

    I have two shelves, on the top one would be:

    1.Un Lys
    2. Carnal Flower
    3. A la Nuit
    4. Sandalo (Etro)
    5. Tea for Two
    6. L'eau de Circe
    7. Cafe Noir
  27. Re: soir de lune to be... DISCONTINUED? Please say it is not so....

    That would be sad if it were true. Let's hope it's just a joke.
    (goes to apply body cream and the perfume) I love it - it's in my top 20 and that's saying a lot!
    Sheglows.
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    Re: True-to-Life Jasmine?

    Montale's Highness Jasmine and Serge Luten's A La Nuit are my recommendations.
    A little drop will do ya with the Montale though, it's very potent stuff...

    Sheglows.
  29. Thread: LuckyScent

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    Re: LuckyScent

    Hi TorontoCode,

    I have ordered from Luckyscent several times and have never had a problem receiving my goods with the order taking anywhere from 6 to 8 business days. It definitely sounds as if...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 22 May 2011

    I'm wearing Malle's Carnal Flower on this beautiful Sunday.
  31. Re: looking for the one... where should I start? how d I describe it?

    Welcome to Basenotes, lisa16! After reading your posts, I would suggest you try Chergui by Serge Lutens. I have seen it available at Sephora. You could also try Jasmin Noir by Bulgari, or what about...
  32. Re: Free-- 30 Roses spring cleanup of samples, USA only

    Yes, it's too bad about the postal service in Canada,
    I have to look into one of those U.S. mailing addresses.
  33. Re: Free-- 30 Roses spring cleanup of samples, USA only

    WOW! How sweet!
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    Re: Just posted some new photos of Invasion Barbare

    Mimi- I own a bottle of that amazing fragrance and wear it regularly. It smells pretty good on this mom of a teenager.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    Malle Carnal Flower and Bulgari Jasmine Noir.
    I smell incredible!!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 28 April 2011

    Good morning everyone!
    I'm wearing Bulgari Jasmine Noir on this rainy (again) Thursday.
    We have robins flying all over the place right now still gathering nest making material
    while our Ragdoll...
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    Re: My storage method for samples (photos)

    I really like what you have done there, especially the paper.

    Sheglows.
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday, 27 April, 2011

    Hello everyone! I'm wearing Chantecaille Tiare in the pouring rain today.
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    Re: Deciphering Creed serial numbers.

    Thank you Martin.
    This explains my A3909Y01.

    Sheglows.
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    Deciphering Creed serial numbers.

    Last week I purchased a 1 oz. bottle of Creed Himalaya.
    Since then I have done some research on this forum and learned that the last two digits of the serial number represent the year it was made....
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    Re: Ladies imput needed for perfume choices

    Hello Sailor Dave,

    I suggest Serge Lutens Un Lys or Serge Lutens A la Nuit.
  42. Re: Bond No.9 - No longer sold at Holt Renfrew (for the Canadians!)

    Ooohh, that's a good idea.. I called the Vancouver store and the S.A said they still have stock on most items just that they are not restocking.
    Neil4Speed, good to hear you got what you were...
  43. Re: Bond No.9 - No longer sold at Holt Renfrew (for the Canadians!)

    Neil4speed, did they give you any explanation? Maybe they're just playing a cruel joke...

    Sheglows.
  44. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    volley2 and jrd4t, thank you.

    I really enjoy seeing other people's collections, aswell.

    Sheglows!
  45. Re: Post Pictures of Your Fragrance Collection: Part V

    I finally took a photo of my collection.
    Now I'm trying to figure out how to post it to this thread.
  46. Re: My friend liked Tigress- What is close to that now?

    Nanadebary Bronze.
  47. Re: Does Ambre Topkapi smell similar to Aventus?

    No, imho they do not smell similar. I own both and to me, Aventus smells strong and fresh whereas
    AT smells warm and alluring...
    Aventus-day scent
    AT-night scent.
    Just my .02
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 23 February 2011

    Enjoying Fresh's Brown Sugar today.
  49. Re: What is the most well made fragrance of all time??

    Creed BDP.
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    Re: Which frangrance resembles D&G Feminine?

    Hi Bi3s,

    I don't know how the notes compare, but if you like Feminine,
    you may want to try Jo Malone French Lime Blossom- I get the same sort of vibe from both of these.
    I stocked up on DG when...
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    Re: SotD Monday, January 3d 2011

    Happy New Year to one and all!
    Wearing Fleurs de Bulgarie from a sample.
    Smells lovely and soft...
  52. Re: Stoppers on Lutens bell jars: is it glass or plastic?

    All of mine are glass.
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    Re: Layering different scents

    An incredible combination discovered quite by accident- Penhaligon's Night Scented Stock and Lorenzo Villoresi's Teinte de Neige
    INTOXICATING!!

    Sheglows.
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    Re: Holt Renfrew Canada for Creed?

    Although I cannot speak for other HR's, the one in Vancouver would bother with you. I know the s.a. in the
    mens fragrance dept. and she is one of the friendliest, patient s.a.'s I know. I speak from...
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    Re: Holt Renfrew Canada for Creed?

    It would only be a waste of the s.a.'s time if you didn't buy something.
    I think it is important to sample a fragrance before you buy it,
    so spray on skin or a blotter in the store, however,...
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    Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs

    They're both lovely -- get both!!!
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    Re: Chanel Les Exclusifs

    Yes. Nordstrom's flagship store in Seattle, Washington carries them. Some in a smaller size - 100 ml. I think. I saw them

    there last weekend.

    The s.a. said they were the only store in the U.S....
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    Clinique Wrappings

    Clinique Wrappings seams to be harder and harder to find these days.
    I was shopping in Seattle this past weekend and discovered a Wrappings gift set
    at Macy's downtown. When I asked the s.a., he...
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    Re: whats the deal with Creed?

    :grin:
  60. Re: How does Montale Roses Musk compare with other Montales ( with a rose note) ?

    Surfacing,

    I can send you a sample if you like.
    PM me.

    Sheglows.
  61. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    Wow, thanx Cheryl. I'll have to go and check that out.
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    Re: Invasion Barbare...

    I could send you a sample if you like. PM me.

    Sheglows.
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    Re: Favourite perfume store

    I have just come back from a trip to London and Paris. My perfume shopping experiences there
    were both exciting and disappointing. Liberty is the most amazing store I have ever shopped in- such a...
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    Re: How do you store your decants?

    Hi there! Happy Saturday

    I store all my fragrances in
    a wine cooler at approx. 50 degrees F.
    Hope this helps.
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    Re: Smells like Christmas?

    When I first started to wear CDG Carnation, my husband said it smelled like Christmas.
    His mom would always have fresh flowers at Christmas time and always carnations in the arrangements.
    Amazing...
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    Re: If you could spend a day in Paris...

    Thanks Limony! I'll check those ones out as well - I like PDN too.
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    Re: If you could spend a day in Paris...

    I will be in London and Paris (4 days each) in a week from now. I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this.

    In London: Harrods, Liberty, SMN, Geo F., Ormond, Fortnums, Les...
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    Re: Storing Perfume

    Welcome to Basenotes.

    Mine are kept in a controlled temp. wine cooler and that works very well for me. To keep the inside dark,
    I have placed black paper on the outside of the glass so light will...
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    Re: Fresh cut grass

    Check out Lush's Grass showergel. I have it's not bad. CB I hate Perfume also makes a Grass accord
    worth checking out, maybe a sample first to see if you like it.

    Sheglows.
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 26 July 2010

    Happy Monday!
    Floris Santal in honour of Mick Jagger 's birthday.
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    Re: Buying Fragrance on Vacation

    All the time! In Hawaii last year, I found Kate Spade Beauty and all the Nandebarrys Bronze Pink and Green.
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    Re: Best fragrance with a mint note

    Ava Luxe Moroccan Mint Tea. Very minty indeed.
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 19th of July

    Penhaligon's LOTV. Happy Monday!!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th July, 2010

    Happy Monday!

    I'm in L'Artisan Tea for Two again today.
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    Re: S of the D - Sunday June 27

    Happy Sunday to all!
    Tea for Two for me today.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 JUNE 2010

    Bond#9 Scent of Peace. Pouring here in Vancouver.
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    Re: SotD Friday 04 June 2010

    L'Occitane Bergamot Tea.

    Have a nice weekend, everyone!

    Sheglows!
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    Re: Some Advice about Invasion Barbare

    All nine of these fragrances by MDCI are noteworthy. However,
    Peche Cardinal is the one I could live without. "too fruity".
    IB is quite addicting to me, smells like a very expensive man.
    ...
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    Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    SL Un Lys on this beautiful spring day. Have a nice weekend everyone!
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    Re: The scent of Dove soap

    Clean Lather .
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 March

    Scent of Peace #9
  82. Re: theperfumeshoppe has a new BETTER looking site

    I'm not happy with it, in that I don't see the search feature anymore.
    Maybe I'll have to look more closely...

    S.
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    Re: How do you feel about New Haarlem?

    Yes, I have enjoyed New Haarlem but I appreciate
    Ava Luxe Cafe Noir more because to my nose, the coffee
    smells stronger.
    New Haarlem for me is much easier to get, however.
    Love and Light,
    ...
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    Re: L'Eau Serge Lutens - My Thoughts

    Sampled it yesterday- not special.
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday 26 January 2010

    ...
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday 26 January 2010

    Nanadebary Bronze for me today. Gearing up for the Olympics here and hoping
    our Canadian athletes get gold.
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Mitsouko, sadly. It smells heavenly on others but
    like a urinal cake on me!
  88. Re: What scented products do you wish they'd release as perfumes?

    Bain de Soleil orange tanning gel from the 70's smelled heavenly and the only scents that come close are JM French Lime Blossom and DG Feminine.

    Algemarin bright blue bubblebath has a rosemary...
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    Re: Acqua di Parma Colonia Smell-Alike

    Agree.
  90. Re: Where can I find wild patterned men's clothes

    Mick Jagger's closet!!!
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    Penhaligons in Vancouver

    It looks like Naz is now carrying the Penhaligons line. I'm so excited to
    explore more of these fragrances!
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    Re: November 09 purchases

    Borneo 1834 and Chergui. I smell amazing, but now I'm broke.:p
  93. Re: Carnation/Dianthus/Clove fragrance suggestions please

    CDG Carnation. It's yummy.
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    Re: SL Daim Blond or Un Lys -

    Alicka, I own both of those fragrances. If you want an absolutely stunning fragrance where people stop you on the street and demand to know what the name is, where they can buy it and then a story...
  95. Re: ladies, please help me pick gift for my girlfriend

    Lavanila Vanilla Spice. This is as mall line of fragrances that contain mostly natural ingredients.
    I own Lavanila Vanilla Grapefruit and I get a lot of compliments on it from younger (20...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 19th August

    ADP Colonia Intensa for me again today, it's all I seem to wear. When will i wear all the other 40 or so choices? -- maybe tomorrow...:p
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    Re: Which men's frags do you wear?

    Great thread. I'm enjoying reading all the responses. I have recently discovered ADP Colonia Intensa
    and have purchased a full bottle of it--it's the only fragrance I have worn the past couple of...
  98. Thread: Hello to all

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    Re: Hello to all

    Welcome. Have you tried Bond, yet 007?



    Love and Light
    Sheglows.
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    Re: Any ladies out there wear Habit Rouge?

    I wear it because Keith Richards does:p
  100. Re: Canadian Department & Drugstore Deals Of The Week

    I feel your pain, Surfacing. Sometimes a trip across the line can help
    if you go far enough.
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