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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th April 2015

    Chanel Gardenia extrait today. Congrats to NorCal and kitsch!

    That is a very cool bottle on that Atelier Flou, Hednic.
  2. Poll: Re: Have you ever experienced an allergic reaction to a fragrance?

    Me too. I have also occasionally gotten a light rash that goes away within a few hours. Nothing serious.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    Feve delicieuse
    Byredo 1996
    Ambre Nuit
    Portrait of a Lady
    Dans Tes Bras
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th April 2015

    Happy belated birthday teardrop!

    I am wearing Bois des Iles extrait today.
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    Re: Name your favorite Montale Paris

    White Aoud and Chypre Vanille.
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    Re: Your Favorite "L'Eau"

    I prefer Fleurs de Cedrat.
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    Re: Amouage Woman Extraits

    I bought the Lyric extrait and was underwhelmed. Not significantly different/better than the edp on me.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Ombre Indigo
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Thank you for the beautiful photo Jon! I miss France.

    Wearing Ombre Indigo today, got a compliment already from the boss.

    Happy St. George's Day!
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    Re: Essenza Nobile reliable?

    I also received my shipping notice today.
  11. Thread: Twisted Lily

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    Re: Twisted Lily

    Stamatis is great, wonderful customer service from both Parfum1 and Twisted Lily.
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    Re: Favorite Sping Florals- what are yours?

    I am enjoying SL Fleurs d'Oranger and La Réligieuse lately.
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    Re: Lolita Lempicka L'Eau en Blanc

    Not yet but I'm interested - is it new and likely to be at Nordies, Macys or Bloomies?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    SOTE Vanilla Flash... Feel better soon, Mike!
  15. Re: New fragrance from Christian Dior, La Collection Privée - Coming May 2015

    Yes, it reminded me of TI but I like FD much better. Better projection and longevity too.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Aedes Palissandre d'Or
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Chanel Misia
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    Aedes Palissandre d'Or
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Wearing my new Chanel Misia today - it's not very potent on me so I sprayed until my socks were wet.
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    Re: Essenza Nobile reliable?

    I am in a similar situation, waiting for stock to be received on some items I ordered. Fortunately I am not in a hurry as they are backup bottles, but I agree it is frustrating how long it takes for...
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    Re: Suggestions needed

    Escale a Portofino is actually by Dior, but I agree that would be a nice choice. Aqua di Parma also makes a few nice eau de toilette versions of their Iris, Magnolia, Jasmine and Rose Nobile scents...
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    Re: The hednic Appreciation Thread

    Congratulations Hednic! You are a gentleman and a scholar. Definitely a great asset to the Basenotes community as well - we are lucky to have you.
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    Re: Lets make a list: Your 1 spray fragrances

    I don't have anything that is one spray per se, but I prefer to dab on Cuir Mauresque as spraying it makes it unpleasant to wear. There may be a particular note that bothers me in large quantities.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Mitzah
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Mitzah
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    I had two requests for the Moon Garden, so I will split it into two decants and each person can have some. :-) Will get that out in the post by Saturday!
  27. Re: What's your pick(s) from Comme des Garcons line?

    Incense series, Hinoki, Black and Artek Standard are my favorites from this house.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Dior Fève Délicieuse
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    Dior Fève Délicieuse to start the week off.
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    Re: Essenza Nobile reliable?

    I am happy to report I also received my last package in 10 days.
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    Sticky: Re: Free to a Good Home: January - May 2015

    I have a small bottle (around 10-12ml) of Strange Invisible Perfumes Moon Garden extrait I am offering, please Pm me with your US address if you would like to have this.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    SL Vierge de Fer
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    SL Vierge de Fer
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    Re: Fragrances that smell like champagne.

    Etat Libre D'Orange Vraie Blonde smells like champagne to me.
  35. Re: Imaginary Authors, some great female frags here!

    I really like Cape Heartache and Memoirs of a Trespasser. Haven't been able to sample them all yet though.
  36. Re: CONUS Ostara sample group, a daffodiil soliflore

    I would love to try it! Will PM you my address.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    10 Corso Como
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    10 Corso Como
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Drake, I have a bottle of Skiron too - weird scent, weirder bottle!

    I finally got around to buying a bottle of Dasein Winter - will save it for next winter. :-)
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    Dasein Winter - I know it is late this year for a perfume called Winter, but finally got around to ordering it. :-)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    SL Rahat Loukhoum - a recent bottle, obviously reformulated, but still good enough to wear. Happy Friday!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    So swamped at work I have not been able to post anything lately... happy birthday wishes to rynegne! I am wearing Micallef Vanille Aoud.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    The new Tauer Vanilla Flash - not as potent as Rose Flash, I think I will put on a few more sprays next time.
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    Re: New Italian niche house - Unum

    I got an email back from them right away, unfortunately to pay the 25 euros for the 3 x 1.5 ml samples and shipping to the US, you can only pay by bank transfer, no Paypal. I will wait until they...
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    Re: Anyone else like Nuit Etoilee?

    Not a fan of the edt which was too citric on me, but the edp is wonderful to my nose. Pine, mint, incense. I can definitely see the relation to Encens Flamboyant, another favorite.
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    Re: Red Vetyver in warmer weather

    Also in SoCal, I wear this one year round as well.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    Had a Macys gift card so I sprung for a bottle of Coco Noir edp. Love it!
  48. Re: I would like to have this empty bottle of perfume!

    I have a white Kate Spade wicker purse with a pearly plastic handle, it is sort of oval shaped and opens and shuts like a clamshell. My husband calls it the picnic basket purse but I think it is...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12th April 2015

    Checking in late, busy day today. I wore Blanche Immortelle.
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    Re: If money were no object....

    Like hednic, I am very contented with the material aspect of my life, but I have bought a few more bottles of my favorite Malle fragrances lately to enjoy abundantly.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Thanks Hednic! A kind basenoter sent me a sample of the MR body butter and it is wonderful, very richly scented and luxurious.

    As for Misia, it is mostly violet on me, with the iris and rose very...
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Chanel Misia, Armani Prive Encens Satin and Musc Ravageur body butter.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11th April 2015

    Jo Malon Blue Agave and Cacao
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    Chanel Misia, Armani Prive Encens Satin, and Musc Ravageur body butter.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11th April 2015

    Congrats Kiliwia! I am wearing Jo Malone Blue Agave & Cacao.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Congrats on the score, Viffer! And to all you who scored big on CD Vetiver!

    I picked up the new Tauerville Vanilla Flash.
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    What a lovely gesture! It's great that you and your mom appreciate each other so much.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    (((Erin))) (((Jon)))

    Thanks for all the birthday wishes! So far the day is going very well, I feel very loved. Wearing my birthday bottle of Parfumerie Nasreen signature scent, created for them...
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    Poll: Re: Which is your favorite Frederic Malle?

    Dans Tes Bras is currently my favorite, although I enjoy several from this house.
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    Re: Papillon Artisan Perfumes Anubis

    I like the whole thing from beginning to end. Yes the sillage and projection drop significantly after 4 hours, but it clings to clothing well so I can still smell it on me at the end of the day...
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    Re: Brutal Honesty 101: What and why?

    I love Fumerie Turque on my husband as it melds nicely with his skin and I like the smoky aroma.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    I am wearing Rose Extreme by Micallef.

    ErinK, when my dad retired (earlier than he planned, due to an extremely unpleasant boss) he wrote a letter to management explaining why he left when he did...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    Profumum Vanitas to cheer me up on this Monday.
  64. Re: Does one of your fragrances make you feel more *you*?

    When I pick just the right scent for that day, it creates a harmony that feels wonderful. Those are the best perfume days.
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    Re: Looking for a summer incense

    +1 on L'Eau Froide and Passage d'Enfer.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    Decant of Fève Délicieuse.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th April 2015

    Is that your cat, Jon? He/she is beautiful.

    I am wearing Orange Star today.
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    Re: Today I bought: April 2015

    Ordered a decant of the Fève Délicieuse as well! :-)
  69. Re: Un Jardin Sur Le Nil vs L'eau d'Isdey Pour Homme

    Un Jardin sur le Nil is the better scent to my nose.
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    Re: Xerjoff Vs Roja Dove

    What a shocking lack of discretion and appalling service, Viffer. A negative experience like that really does affect ones enjoyment of a company's products and I can understand why you would want to...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    Joining ace11 in Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    Musc Ravageur - happy passover/easter to all!
  73. Re: New fragrance from Christian Dior, La Collection Privée - Coming May 2015

    Gary just called me too, I was on the waiting list for a sample. Can't wait to sniff, he said it reminded him of Mitzah. (swoon)
  74. Re: How often do you wear the same scent two or more days in a row? Which scents are they?

    Basically never, except if I've gone on a trip with only a carry-on bag and only brought 1-2 decants.
  75. Thread: Phi

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    Re: Phi

    I am a big fan of Tauer rose scents and I love PHI. The combination of tobacco and rose is very appealing to me, and I like it better than Highness Rose because of the sweetness hednic mentioned. ...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd April 2015

    Rundholz 1968
  77. Re: Modern Muse Chic - Your impressions and who is the nose

    Well, I think Luca Turin reviewed it positively, don't recall seeing who the perfumer was though.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd April 2015

    Rundholz 1968 for me today. Such a long boring day at work, and no long weekend holiday to look forward to here in the US....
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    Re: why is it that sales clerks do this?

    It's hit or miss - one time I bought a bottle of Tom Ford at Holt Renfrew and the SA handed me literally her whole drawer full of Jasmin Rouge samples. Other times you ask and they say no, nothing...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Beaver (okay, really I'm wearing Ubar) :-)
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    Re: Best frankincense out there?

    Can't comment on the most authentic pure frankincense scent, but my favorites are Tauer Incense Extreme, Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant and Profumum Olibanum.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    Happy birthday Xscent! It is my darling puppy cat Dot's birthday today too, she is 8 and a cute little thing like the photo upthread. :-)

    Congrats to G on the 5000 posts!

    I am wearing BEAVER...
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    Re: Essenza Nobile reliable?

    You were correct RedRaider, they were out of stock on 3 of the items I had ordered, and after a week had passed and they still had not received them, I changed my order so it could ship out faster. ...
  84. Re: What you will select from the house of "Bruno Acampora"?

    I have not smelled the sprays, but I have the oils of Musc, Jasmin, Iranzol and Seplasia.
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    Re: Which fragrance you wear to sleep?

    Usually incense of some form, as I find it calming.
  86. Re: What's you favorite Montale? Looking to add new bottle BUT no typical oud or Rose please.

    Greyland, Chypre Vanille, Soleil de Capri, Blue Amber and Ginger Musk are my favorite non-oud/rose Montale scents.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    SOTE: Vêpres Siciliennes

    Congrats to ErinK on the job, so sorry about the BF...

    Thanks to Foustie on the report from Excense!
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Bruno Acampora Jasmin
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    Re: Hiding purchases

    Actually no, he is very supportive and has bought many bottles for me. But I still feel guilty sometimes about buying more.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    Bruno Acampora Jasmin for me today - fog is finally starting to clear and we will be getting some sun.
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    Re: Hiding purchases

    I do occasionally have things shipped to my office and sneak them into the house. Since I have over 600 bottles, how could he tell if there was one more or less? But I have decided to refom my ways...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Wore Lys Mediteranee today, have now switched to incense Rose for the evening.
  93. Re: Early warning: Palissandre d'Or from Aedes de Venustas

    Thanks so much for that review!
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    Re: Today I bought: March 2015

    Dior Gris Montaigne, plus a bunch of Malles.
  95. Re: How much do you think presentation/packaging impact your choice of a perfume

    I won't buy something I don't like just for the bottle, but I do love a nice design and I think it does affect my attraction for certain scents. I rarely buy decants because I strongly prefer the...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2015

    Dior Gris Montaigne (ordered Friday).
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 29th March 2015

    Fabulous photo again Jon! Makes me wish I were there.

    Sampling today, I am testing Xerjoff Al Khatt and Mamluk, as well as two Volnay scents, Etoile d'Or and Brume d'Hiver. All of the Volnay...
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    Re: Need rose suggestions.

    My favorites are Portrait of a Lady, Une Rose, PHI Rose de Kandahar and Voleur de Roses.
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    Re: New Slumberhouse Fragrance: Kiste

    I don't like Herod at all, and found Kiste not to be my thing either, although it is much more wearable. All I got was peach and tobacco. Not having liked any of the previous Slumberhouse scents I've...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th March 2015

    Wearing a sample of Profumum Tagete. Despite being called Marigold, this is a huge tuberose. Lovely but not better than my standard, Carnal Flower. Happy Saturday!
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