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    Re: Scents similar to Prada Infusion d'Iris

    Juniper Sling by Penhaligon's reminded me a lot of Prada Infusion D'iris. Don't think it has iris but aside from Prada Infusion D'iris smelling slightly baby powdery, I've never noticed the Iris.
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    Re: Lily..more Lily

    VCA Muguet Blanc - only tested it at the perfume counters. Can't wait for my decant to arrive.
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    Re: Best Sillage

    my choices on myself would be SL fleurs d'oranger, Narciso for her and angel.
  4. Re: Which rose-dominant scents have good longevity?

    Andy Tauer's Incense Rose lasts very long on me and SL sa majeste la rose.

    I read that someone suggested soir de lune, that has great longevity but unfortunately I can never smell any rose on...
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    Re: L'Occitane Home Products

    Bloomy

    It doesn't burn very well. Seems to burn through a big hole with wax on the side. I take out the wick when I finish and leave it in my cupboards. my clothes smell lovely.

    I'm...
  6. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    I've been googling to see if there would be a release this year but no such luck. Anyone know if we can expect another 'Escale' edition this year?

    Thanks!
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    Re: L'Occitane Home Products

    The fleur d'oranger tin candle I bought had an excellent throw it however, burnt out too quickly.
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    Poll: Re: What's Your Favorite Poison?!

    I love midnight poison. For me it's a very easy scent to wear
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    Re: Favourite Orange Blossom scent.

    What is AA Flora Nerolia like?

    I really love L'occitane's fleur d'oranger candle, is there a scent that smells exactly like it?
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    Re: Dior Homme Intense

    Wow what a great deal. Was it discounted?

    Seeing that my boyfriend is a big fan of the dior homme range I thought it'd be only fitting to get him a bottle of dior homme intense. I was worrried...
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    Re: Serge Luten spray cap question

    Thanks malina for clarifying.

    I've found the issue and managed to tighten the spray.

    What happened was that the cap was still on top of the spray, although the spray was already tight I was...
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    Serge Luten spray cap question

    I was so excited to receive my first bottle of SL and a scent I've lusted for over 2 years - fleurs d'oranger.

    My problem is that I placed the spray cap in, twisted and twisted but it doesn't...
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    Re: How many sprays do you use on application?

    If it were something strong like angel and narciso for her, i find it difficult to go past 3 sprays.

    Any other fragrance I'd require 6. I seem to have problems with fragrances sticking around on...
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    Re: Lavender for Ladies?

    How about penhaligon's lavandula? I sampled this and adored it. It was more of a powdery type of lavender scent and had great longevity.

    L'occitane's eau de la recolte bleue is so pleasant as well...
  15. Poll: Re: Favorite women's or unisex Penhaligons fragrance

    Lavandula - Love it.
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    Re: Gaiac/Guaiac 10 by Le Labo

    Am in Toyko for a week and was fortunate enough to try this.

    I like it but definitely can't justify paying that much just because it's an exclusive although the GWP is very tempting!
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    Re: Le Labo and the elusive detergent

    oh my I want this but...the price.

    nothing as satisfying as having nice luxurious smelling laundry

    I'd like to give that wool and cashmere detergent a go too but not keen on 'cedar'

    revolve...
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    Re: Best Candles for Under $30

    I love the candles from Thyme. They last very long and have a great throw.
    http://www.thymes.com/Thymes/Collection.aspx?nodeid=62563

    Bon Chic candles - especially love orang flower sumatra...
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    Re: I'm dreaming of...

    Xmas in Sydney is all about the sun beach and bbq. It'd be nice to have a white xmas once in a while.
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    Re: My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    I had the paper card that I spritz carnal flower and I just realized that this smells exactly like Voluspa's Yashioka Gardenia Candle!
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    I'm dreaming of...

    I am currently obsessed with Guerlain Moscou.

    I think about it when I wake up, while I shower, when I finish work and before I sleep.

    I feel like I need to buy it but back in my mind I know...
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    Re: My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    i tried this today as well.

    Definitely not something to spray on white clothing.

    Does anyone find the opening to be quite masculine. It's now settled on my skin, I am impressed with the...
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    Re: Crabtree & Evelyn Chapter 11

    I love crabtree and up till now I cannot find the lavender linen wash. I regret not buying bottles of it when the scent was so dreamy and calming. They also have high quality candles, I still have 1...
  24. Re: attention all fellow singaporeans, bond no 9 now available at sephoras!

    Can you tell me where Creed and Amouage is sold in KL?

    SGD$388 is quite steep. It's cheaper even cheaper Sydney (scent of peace aud$295) where the prices of cosmetics and fragrances are almost...
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    Re: Today I bought ... September 09 purchases...

    my first sample purchase. I went with luckyscent although the perfumed court had more of what I wanted. Wish I lived in the USA!

    L’Artisan Parfumeur Sample:Fleur d’Oranger
    Amouage Sample:Lyric...
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    Re: tried Guerlain Les voyages olfactifs

    I'm in love with moscou. Have tried it several times and I love the sweetness.

    Tokyo is up my alley as well but reminded me of elizabeth arden green tea. It dissipates really quickly.

    Why...
  27. Re: but what if cologne/perfume is only ONE of your many addictions??

    I've gone from buying expensive bags to expensive shoes + fashion accessories and then to premium jeans and clothing. Each phase usually lasts between 6 - 12 months. Since the economy downturn late...
  28. Re: Recs needed of scents with citrus AND vanilla

    what about jo malone vanilla and anise. sounds like there's a citrus note in there but i'm not sure how strong the vanilla notes in vanilla orchids are.
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    Re: Prada's latest - L'eau Ambree EDP

    oh don't get me wrong, i adore infusion d'iris but i found amber to be kind of similar that's all. So for something new to be so similar it's a bit disappointing.
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    Re: Today I bought ... August 09 purchases...

    Forgot to mention I was at a Gilly Hicks Sydney store for the first time on Friday and came across their fragrances.

    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/st/26130178.jpg
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    The bottles were...
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    Re: Today I bought ... August 09 purchases...

    It could be so dangerous if I lived in SF with such amazing SAs around the store.

    I was actually there on a Thursday morning, was introduced to the 68 but unfortunately did not end up buying it...
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    Re: Today I bought ... August 09 purchases...

    Guerlain Cologne du 68, it sounded too nice to resist.

    http://www.escentual.com/images/product/colognedu68_001/0003/colognedu68_001_0003-main.jpg
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    An impulse buy which is rare for me....
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    Re: Prada's latest - L'eau Ambree EDP

    i'm back from my 2 weeks holiday in the states and managed to try this at neiman marcus SF.

    I'm underwhelmed. It did have a ambery dry down but there was nothing to shout home about it. When I...
  34. Re: In praise of miniatures: Cute money-savers. WHICH DO YOU RECOMMEND?

    i think the Angel mini (if it could only stand) would look so beautiful displayed - I'm referring to the star mini btw.
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    Re: Prada's latest - L'eau Ambree EDP

    I'm curious what opoponax is...it's a mouthful!

    * checked on wikipedia apparently it's a sweet myrrh...
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    Re: What Perfume Does Your Mom or Dad wear ?

    it could very well be...i know she has exclaimed to me over the phone about its bottle and how beautiful it is.
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    Re: What Perfume Does Your Mom or Dad wear ?

    my mum wore a lot of estee lauder & dior back then. I few of her favourites would be dolce vita, youth dew, white linen, no.5 and beautiful. She also really loved the Acqua Allegoria range and...
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    Prada's latest - L'eau Ambree EDP

    Anyone tried this yet?

    Saw this on the neiman marcus website and i like the look of the bottle!

    http://www.neimanmarcus.com/products/mh/NMC0M65_mh.jpg

    Extracted from the website:

    Prada...
  39. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    i have waited for 4 whole months and I still haven't been able to try this yet. *sigh* i'm off to the states in 2 weeks time hopefully i will finally be able to try it
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    no! well i'll have to think of something else then! what did you end up doing?

    eek:
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    went to l'occitane with plans to only buy the hair mask (love the aromachologie scent)

    came out with the myrte/myrtle kit. i never thought i'd buy any fragrances from l'occitane because i was...
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    Re: Shipping fragrances and "the truth"

    i always get asked and i just label them as lotion and not fragrance.

    they are very strict in australia, is just that unless i do so it's hard to get anyone to ship the fragrance without paying...
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    Re: May 2009 ~ Purchases!

    oh so that's what they are called! i'm excited for you too. the sydney store doesn't allow you to pick and choose as you wish :thumbdown: will you have any difficulties deciding on which 4 you will...
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    Re: May 2009 ~ Purchases!

    finally bought chloe today together with the body lotion! i've been wanting to get it but not dying to get it however the offer was too good to pass!
    ...
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    Re: Light and fruity scents

    i don't know if D&G's light blue is exactly fruity but it does smell fruity to me and so refreshing on my friend!
  46. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    i'm feeling so impatient but trying not to be too hopeful. i feel deeply in love with portofino that i'm hoping that i will with this too. knowing that it's in australia now but duty free only is...
  47. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    has no one tried this yet?
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    Re: Burr gives Sheer Stella 2009 zero stars

    i love the stella line but will only ever buy stella sheer for the bottles. i have to say they look cute.
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    Re: ☆ Vintage Guerlain ☆

    if there ever was an earth quake... :lipsrsealed:

    thanks for posting. so much eye candy

    i was at the guerlain counter today playing with all their 'maison' fragrances finding myself unable to...
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    Re: Sunday 26 April-09

    I'm trying out Gucci's latest - Flora

    not liking it so far spent my sunday doing household chores
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    Re: Today I bought (April 2009 Purchases!)

    Jo Malone Red Roses duty free from london. So much more cheaper!
  52. Re: Dark Rose Chypres - sorting out L'Arte Di Gucci, Gucci III and Soir de Lune

    never in my wildest dreams would I have guessed that soir de lune had rose notes in it. i have just finished a miniature (have a few backups) and find it to be quite masculine on me. like the others...
  53. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    An update, found a review on the following site:
    http://www.mimifroufrou.com/scentedsalamander/2009/04/christian_dior_escale_a_pondic_2.html
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    Re: New Narciso Rodriguez fragrance Essence

    i tried this again today thinking it deserved another chance.

    ok i lied, they had a promotion on. you would get $10 off the price and also it came with a gift of a miniature and quite a generous...
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    Re: Orange blossoms.

    I tried this today and i'm in love~~~! on me there's a bit of bitterness to it, now just seeing how long it'll last :bounce:
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    Re: Orange blossoms.

    what about Tom Ford's neroli Portofino?

    I always try it when i pass by the counter, so far haven't been able to afford a bottle. While i think it's nice it's not so special that i have the urge to...
  57. Re: Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    i think it has only just been released - probably sold at the same places that you can find portofino but not sure when it will be released in the stores.

    hoping to hear some reviews soon!
  58. Poll: Re: Dior Homme - Why Is It So Beloved By BNers?

    my boyfriend has both dior homme and dior homme sport

    he is attracted to dior homme because when it was released it was different to other mainstream scents, it had more of a complexity to it -ie...
  59. Dior Escale a Pondichery - what do you think?

    I'm a big fan of Dior's Escale a Portofino.

    I read that they are releasing a new one for summer called Escale a Pondichery.

    Anyone excited and what are you hoping it will smell like?
    ...
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    Re: New Narciso Rodriguez fragrance Essence

    i have this on me now!

    was very excited to see it because i am a fan of the black EDT.

    i'm disappointed.

    you can expect this to be strong and it will last. i can't describe the scent very...
  61. Re: Miss Dior Cherie L'Eau - anyone tried this?

    it's nothing like the original which to me is a good thing.

    after all there's no point paying for another bottle of perfume that smells similar to the original!

    i have angel so feel like i...
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    Re: Your best Gift Without Purchase?

    i guess mine can't exactly be considered gift without purchase but...

    i've purchased makeup from this SA from Saks a few times - usually MAC and NARS. she always throws in awesome perfume samples...
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