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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Funny I see Creed as French. The house made their fragrances when moved to France and Olivier is a French name for Oliver. When in England they where tailors way back in the day.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Iris Poudre by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    sorry no Miller Harris is a no, she has actually left the company now. Indie is usually only available in a few outlets or sold direct by the company. Small limited distribution etc created by one...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I will say indie means small such as 4160 Tuesdays, which would also be niche.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Sorry, but think you have posted on the wrong thread????
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st February, 2017

    Hello all.

    28 La Pausa by Chanel a sample of the edp.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Penhaligons is widely available in many department stores, also owned by a US company for quite a few years. So not niche.

    Shay & Blue available in M&S but still classed as niche.

    4160...
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    Re: Blind Buy from Debenhams

    Okay where in the UK are you?

    Not all Debenhams are the same, some do brands mentioned here others no. Only the latest release for say Lempicka.

    Others mentioned, sorry are always on sale for...
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Over the past few weeks.

    Chanel blush in Elegance
    Laura Mercier blush/eye baked powder in Windflush
    Laura Mercier Gloss Stick in Cherry Orchid
    Dior spring palette in corals
    Viseart Theory...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Rosa Ribes by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Alaļa Eau de Parfum Blanche by Azzedine Alaļa
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    Re: NEW: Guerlain - Mon Guerlain For Women!

    Guerlain are covering themselves with mistrust over this one.

    I was assured it was not Mon Exqusif by an SA who went training and being told it was totally new.

    Had a chat with the manager of...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Dans Tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
  14. Poll: Re: Women: Which fragrance would you prefer a man to be wearing - Homme Intense or La Nuit De L'Homm

    Neither to be honest. Hertiage or Dior Homme as mentioned about.

    The Guerlain's are not awful but neither WOW!
  15. Re: Spray back of neck AND behind ears, or pick one?

    Back of neck at hairline.

    No, not behind ears actually its about half an inch below ear. Yes there is a logical reason for it.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    A decant of Santal Royal by Guerlain
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    Re: Today I bought February 2017

    A decant of Guerlain Santal Royal from a private Facebook group. Arrived today.
  18. Re: Are Clive Christian fragrances disappearing from department stores???

    Gone back to designing kitchens perhaps. With diamond taps, the most expensive taps in the world. Sniggers
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I won't be doing tomorrow. A note you find challenging, simple if I dislike a note I just don't buy the fragrance.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Misia by Chanel edp sample
  21. Re: 'My Guerlain' by Guerlain Master Perfumer Thierry Wasser.

    Oh really!!!! The counter staff insist its not. Oh dear must be feeding them the KoolAid. LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    A sample of Bel Respiro edp by Chanel
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    Re: Today I bought February 2017

    Finally bought the edp of Chanel Cuir de Russie. I do own the parfum from early 00s.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Chanel No22 edt vintage.
  25. Re: 'My Guerlain' by Guerlain Master Perfumer Thierry Wasser.

    Had a quick chat with the SA at the Guerlain counter today.

    Release worldwide is 1st March.

    Nothing like Jicky in any form.

    Its a grown up feminine fragrance.

    She did not have a tester.
  26. Re: 'My Guerlain' by Guerlain Master Perfumer Thierry Wasser.

    I really want to try it too.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Cuir de Russie by Chanel
  28. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

    by donna255
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    I got a sample of the Reek Perfume Damn Rebel Bitches with an order of Paralled 9mls at the weekend. Warm spicy, not sure I would buy since I own Brigadoon. Sarah created to order for Reek and...
  29. Re: 'My Guerlain' by Guerlain Master Perfumer Thierry Wasser.

    There are a few threads about its release on Basenotes.

    Mon Parfum is allegedly the Mon Exquise relaunched in the normal department store range.

    Its released in the US and UK on 1st March.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    4160Tuesday Goodbye Piccadilly
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    Re: Best Guerlain ever ....

    My first Guerlains where Shalimar and Mitsouko.

    Fell in love with Jicky and then Mouchoir de Monsieur.

    L'Heure Bleu took me a while to get but then it was a craving.

    Chamade the first...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Bas de Soie by Serge Lutens
  33. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    My HoF has a massive beauty hall refit £6 million worth. So that is why we got all the good stuff at last. Hopefully your Kendals will have too.
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    Re: Restore a cream gone bad? Can you?

    Also I find the idea of Baking soda weird. Its used in baking to make things rise. When you buy a new fridge you are mention to mix baking soda and hot water and wash it out.

    I use it to...
  35. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    Seems so Anastasia Beaverhausen
  36. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    Thank you Funwithfrags for info so it is the Matiere range they must all be getting. Can't wait for your thoughts.
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    Re: Today I bought February 2017

    Blind bought 9mls of 4160 Tuesdays Parallel.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Rochas Femme (original) by Rochas vintage PDT
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Seems I have a perfume from a German house.

    Jil (original) by Jil Sander
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th February, 2017

    hello all.

    Alaļa Eau de Parfum Blanche by Azzedine Alaļa
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    Re: This is driving me crazy

    Keep it in the box.

    Be a rebel and remove the label altogether! Go on I dare you. LOL
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    Re: Your thoughts on market exclusivity

    Not exclusively fragrance. About 10 years ago a small chemist in a mall started selling Shisedio, full make up,skin care and fragrance line. Debenhams in Belfast wanted to open a counter and...
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    Re: Chanel UK price increase

    I posted a comment last week about the Exclusifs had gone up in price.
  44. Thread: Jo malone

    by donna255
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    Re: Jo malone

    The official site only deliver to the UK.
  45. Re: Article: "We Wore The Signature Scents Of Hollywood Icons For A Week — & This Is What Happened"

    Very interesting apart from the infamous Grace Kelly Creed Fleurissimo (Grace Kelly’s go-to back in the '50s), when no one has ever found a Creed other than the 80s. Endless threads about this and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th February, 2017

    Hello all and Happy Birthday 30 Roses

    The Lion Cupboard by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Re: Restore a cream gone bad? Can you?

    No you cannot bring it back. Think milk or cream once turned that is it. Alcohol is what helps reserve, cream/lotion products don't have these. Its not a question of making it thick again, it will...
  48. Re: MON Guerlain. The new pillar fragrance for 2017

    Don't forget Caron Pour Homme. :)
  49. Re: The scent that awoke your interest in perfumery: Story and self made photo of the bottle

    Back in time, way back in time I was 12 years old. Heard a few school friends mention Coty Wild Musk Oil, so dragged my Mum to Boots Chemist to sniff. Fell in love and used my pocket money to buy...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Ambre Sultan by Serge Lutens vintage from either 90s or the year 2000
  51. Re: Need a footwear freshener? Get the one with 45 diamonds.

    A few drops of Tea Tree Oil, can't beat it.
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    Re: Are they discontinued????

    Jicky is an iconic Guerlain fragrance, I doubt it will be ever be discontinued. Guerlain seem to be repackaging and even renaming at the moment. The endless Robe Noir flankers, I swear Guerlain...
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    Re: What Are Your Favourite Lutens Fragrances?

    Its suppose to be Serge who is the one obsessed with fruits and middle eastern spices. Sheldrake when he creates for other houses does not use these notes.

    To be honest I rarely have met a SL I...
  54. Re: MON Guerlain. The new pillar fragrance for 2017

    Its due for release in the UK on the 1st March I know I asked my local counter.

    Oh and Angelina Jolie is the face of the fragrance.
  55. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    To me Shazam is similar to SL Ambre Sultan a dirty amber, not sweet.

    Tokyo, if you love it you will love Ealing Green like a spring wild flowers and cut grass.

    What Katie Did is now called...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th February, 2017

    Hello all

    Alaļa Eau de Parfum Blanche by Azzedine Alaļa
  57. Re: Mystery perfume at Dover Street Market Tokyo

    Actually sounds like White Patchouli from TF. The juice colour and bottle design.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Well I have gone for a decant of parfum No. 22 by Chanel its from the 90s.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd February, 2017

    Hello all.

    A decant of No. 22 by Chanel parfum from the 90s as far as I remember
  60. Re: What is the Next Fragrance You Want to Purchase?

    Hmm!! What great deal I see in TKMaxx perhaps? LOL

    Or Cuir de Russie edp.
  61. Re: What was the first fragrance recorded in Basenotes as your SOTD?

    Well since its well over ten years. No idea.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Another no problem with Chanel 3 exclusifs, one vintage no22 and two full size parfums and a decant.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Stash by Sarah Jessica Parker
  64. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    So yesterday in Belfast City Centre(I was doing a flying visit and rushed through the store), they had the L'Artisan boxed mini sets, Burberry a few different ones and the odd designer one. So the...
  65. Re: How much does a fragrance enhance a person's "appeal?"

    I wear because it makes me feel happy and I feel completely dress when I wear it.

    The questions that do pop up on Basenotes on quite a regular basis:

    What will make me attractive to men/women....
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    Re: Today I bought February 2017

    Alaia edp Blanche.

    Heliotrope and almonds with white musk.
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    Re: Today I Bought January 2017

    Bought yesterday last day of Jan.

    4160 Tuesdays

    Ealing Green 30mls

    The Lion Cupboard 9mls
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st February, 2017

    Hello all.

    Myrrh & Tonka by Jo Malone London
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    Re: MAC lipstick inspired perfumes

    I was unimpressed. They did have four or five perfumes out before some years back.
  70. Re: For you collectors out there, or with collector's mentality.. when did you break that pattern &

    Doomed you are Doomed to buy forever. Trust me, you may think you have broke away for a while then get dragged back in.

    I take mine all down once a month to dust properly, but twice a week they...
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Laura Mericer GlossStick Cherry Orchid. The one that Clinique Black Honey wishes it was. LOL
  72. Re: Chanel Parfum - No. 5, No. 19, No. 22, & Coco

    Congratulations!!! No sure but on Perfume of Life long ago someone was talking about the Chanel parfum sets and they where 5mls???
  73. Re: Chanel Exclusifs now available online in the UK

    At last after all this time.


    Oh!!! They have gone up in price by £5 for 75mls. I bought Bois des Iles in November for £135
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st January, 2017

    Hello all.

    Suffolk Lavender by Shay & Blue the last of my sample
  75. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    Each House of Fraser store is doing their own event when they get the new build counters for Guerlain.
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    Re: Beautyspin.co.uk???

    I do get a good laugh at their pricing. Have purchased and knew rrp and what they charged a good deal, but some others are just stupid.

    Earlier in this thread I mentioned Guerlain Santal Royal...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    4160 Tuesdays Brigadoon.
  78. Re: What to do when fragrance starts to bore you?

    Happened to me about 4 or 5 years back. I had no interest in anything new and just wore what I had, whilst others raved about different new ones and interesting new houses I couldn't be bothered. ...
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    Re: Packages Seized

    This is from Les Senteurs online.

    Only 4 perfumed alcohol containers (up to 150ml each) can be sent in one parcel. If you are purchasing samples alongside goods please be aware that a sample of...
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    Re: Packages Seized

    This came in about 3 or 4 years back. Even shipping within the UK you must have the correct sticker ticked and not allowed to ship over 150mls in one package and must be in original packaging too. ...
  81. Thread: T K Maxx

    by donna255
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Oh!!!!
  82. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    I had a chat with Damien my counter manager today. We are getting the Maitre range, he was not sure if every store would get the same collection?
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    4160 Tuesdays Goodbye Piccadilly
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I love leather so have a few. Decided to go for Rochas Femme (original) pre 1989 mine is pdt from early 80s.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    Rochas Femme (original) by Rochas
  86. Re: Guerlain Exclusives event at House of Fraser Manchester - anyone going?

    OH!!! HoF Belfast have put the build back to March for the new Guerlain counter, we will get them then.
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    Re: Different color Creed Caps ?

    The grey I thing where the edts, I have Santal Imperial and it has a grey cap.

    My 30mls Green Valley has a green cap.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    New one from 4160 Tuesdays Another Kiss By The Fireside(replaces A Kiss By The Fireside, Sarah had to revamp it), so full bottle. Smokey bonfire with rose.
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    Re: UK samples Advice

    I was given this one by another member but haven't used yet. Others have with no problems.

    http://www.scentsamples.uk.com/
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    Lipstick Rose by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Is Creed ever gonna put anything new out?

    Will they be insisting Ragnar wore this one. LOL
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd January, 2017

    Hello all.

    I am involved in a travelling box of 4160 Tuesdays samples.

    So three are stand outs to buy. Today's sample Ealing Green by 4160 Tuesdays. I will be buying this one.
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    Re: Today I Bought January 2017

    Oh!!!! I have been considering this one for ages but put it off. I have an older edt(bought on Ebay a few years back. No box), and love great sillage and longevity and kept thinking must get the...
  94. Re: Most people don't like perfume and/or cologne

    Well all my friends do wear perfume. Also out and about always catching people wearing on public transport and walking round.

    I have friends who love Elvis go to Graceland, I have no interest. ...
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    Re: Today I Bought January 2017

    just bought two 9mls sizes of the new 4160 Tuesdays'

    Another Kiss By The Fireside

    Goodbye Piccadilly(this one is a blind buy), suppose to be violets and leather.
  96. Re: Posting fragrance in UK - any recent problems?

    I declare and never had anything go missing.

    I received this week a travelling sample set(we try and send onto next on the list), I am the third on the list so its working no problems so far.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st January, 2017

    Hello all.

    Back to Black by By Kilian
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th January, 2017

    Hello all.

    Moonlight Patchouli by Van Cleef & Arpels
  99. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

    by donna255
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    Oh!!! How could I forget Raw Silk and Red Roses!!! I bought it in their sale just after Xmas, PerfumeLady perfect description.

    I will say I did not like Lady Lion Rose, it just did not gel with...
  100. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

    by donna255
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    Discovered the brand late last year and love!

    They had discounts quite a bit so deals to be had.

    Shazam great dirty amber

    Buddhawood Box, actually smells like old wooden pencil box.
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