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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th September, 2019

    Hope you feel better soon Ine! I’m wearing Musc Ravageur.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Happy birthday mumsy! I’m wearing BF Feu Secret.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Not that I need 100 mls, but I’m wondering about the price... maybe $600?

    Edit: Twisted Lily is now sold out of Kiste. :-(
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Happy birthday kewart! Hope you’re enjoying a birthday treat in France, I’m envious!

    Quarry, that is quite a project. Kudos on all your hard work, you’re very brave to tackle all that. I know I...
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    Re: Laudamiel's The Zoo

    The only one I’ve smelled is Everlasting, which I liked a lot. Nice ambery immortelle scent. From the descriptions of the others, I don’t think I would like any of them, so not interested in the...
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    Re: Your bottom shelf (or shelves) NOW

    I tend to do the same as well, although I think I shouldn’t. The only bottle currently on my discard list is Honoré des Près Love Coco.
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    Re: Francesca Bianchi: LATEST DUO

    The first one especially sounds good to me.
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Got a nice deal on SL Baptême du Feu and DS & Durga Radio Bombay this weekend.
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    Re: Fall/Winter Vanilla fragrance

    Another vote for the Mona di Orio and Serge Lutens vanillas. Not overly sweet and to my nose unisex.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Beautiful sunny day! Hope you are having a wonderful birthday freewheeling vagabond and Zealot Crusader!

    I’m wearing Dior La Colle Noire.
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    He said the official launch date was Sept. 15, so I’m sure it will be on his site after then.
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    Re: Patchouli Antique by Les Nereides

    Thanks for the warning.
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    Re: Bengale Rouge (Papillon)

    Won’t be able to try this until mid October, but I expect to love it, as I love everything from this house except Angelique. Such high quality frgarances from someone self-taught, really impressive....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th September, 2019

    A cool, grey morning. Doing some sampling right now, after shower it will be Santal Carmin.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    Wearing Or du Sérail, which has a great pineapple note on me. Happy Friday the 13th! (I’m not superstitious. In fact my mother thinks 13 is her lucky number.)
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    Re: A strifeknot appreciation thread :)

    I believe I fixed it now, please let me know if you still see him as banned. There was a technical glitch this morning that seems to have caused him to be inadvertently banned, which he most...
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    Re: Your philosophy: smell like, or smell

    Smell is most important to me. I don’t really care what other people think of my perfume.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Wore Smudge to bed last night, continuing the smoky theme with Bois d’Ascèse.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Today is September 11th, the day of the US terror attack. May it never happen again, anywhere.

    I am wearing PHI Rose de Kandahar.
  20. Re: New - Hermes Twilly d’Hermes Eau Poivree

    So I tried this at The Bay a couple of weeks ago and absolutely hated it. It was a loud, screechy pepper scent with no discernible rose or patchouli on me. It had a strong aromachemical scent that...
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    Re: Your 2019 Fragrance Netto

    This feels true for me too, Chuck. I’m on the same path to stop my compulsive buying.
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    Re: NEW Andy Tauer L'Air des Alpes Suisses

    Aha, finally we have the name and the notes! Sounds quite interesting.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th September, 2019

    Testing a sample of Montale Vanilla Cake.
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Thank you for posting that Victor. For me the rainforesty mossy scent sounds quite appealing. The musk & sweet scent too. :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th September, 2019

    Happy birthday to Francolino & Jack Hunter, congrats to N. Cal on 39k. I am in L’Antichambre Ambre Chocolat.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th September, 2019

    Jon, my sympathies, things are not much better on this side of the pond. We’re having an epidemic of cr*p leadership.

    Decided to enjoy this gorgeous fall day in AC Sous le Toit de Paris since I...
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    Re: How would you rate/review a perfume if .....

    I would give thumbs up to something I liked and enjoyed wearing. Neutral if I thought it was decent quality/value but I probably wouldn’t reach for it over other things I like better in the same...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th September, 2019

    Happy bn anniversaries to foxbins & knit at nite! Rainy day here, wearing TF Amber Absolue.
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    Thank you Andy!
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Congratulations HoP, I have and love Pink Quartz too! Lovely scent. I didn’t buy a perfume, but visited a local lavender farm and got shampoo, shower gel and pillow spray.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st September, 2019

    Happy BN anniversary teardrop! I am not a Mitsouko fan, wearing Kyse Vanille Cèdre.
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    Re: Who else loves Noir Epices?

    Very much looking forward to wearing again this fall. Love the drydown.
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    Re: The Fragrances We Would Buy Again

    Hmm, I have a fair number of backups, which is ridiculous given how many bottles I own. But the things I will be saddest about when there is no more are sentimental favourites: Rochas Byzance,...
  34. Re: Dior getting blasted for new Sauvage campaign

    Please refrain from name-calling and racial slurs or we will need to close the thread.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st August, 2019

    PerfumedLady, you smell great, and I too am looking forward to enjoying lots of Un Bois Vanillé this fall! It’s just perfect here right now, September is the best month in Montréal. I’m in SL Fleurs...
  36. Re: Conquering Fragrancenet: A Guide to Navigating The Biggest Discounter You Love to Hate

    So I just now tried that code and it came up invalid, but when I tried the method of searching for a perfume I know they have thru Google, it came up with the 37% discount, but I couldn’t see any...
  37. Re: Conquering Fragrancenet: A Guide to Navigating The Biggest Discounter You Love to Hate

    This is the code I typed in the other night which came up as invalid.
  38. Re: Conquering Fragrancenet: A Guide to Navigating The Biggest Discounter You Love to Hate

    Yes, I discovered that last night. Sad state of affairs.
  39. Re: Which brands can one find in Berlin that are difficult or impossible to find in the U.S?

    She could try Rundholz.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th August, 2019

    Don’t have any Avon, but I’m wearing Yves Rocher lotion layered with Dior Ambre Nuit for the sync. Happy belated BN anniversary cologne coinnoisseur!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I don’t have anything in that category, but will wear my Yves Rocher scented body lotion to be with you in spirit!
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    Re: Captcha bot check for mobile device users

    I’m using an iPad with Safari and am getting the captchas when logging in (which I have to do every time I perform a moderator function) plus I have to go through multiple sets of images before it...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th August, 2019

    Happy birthday cook.bot! I’ve been through Santal Nabataea, Santal Carmin, and Neroli Blanc Intense today, now I’m getting ready to spritz on some Francesca Bianchi samples before I settle into bed...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th August, 2019

    14C here this morning as well, although we’re expecting a high of 29 with the humidex, but we’re heading in the right direction! JM Orris & Sandalwood today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th August, 2019

    My condolences to you and Mr. Shycat, take care and be kind to yourself. Knit at nite, happy congratulations on being 3 years cancer free and still with us!

    I am in Choco Violette.
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    Re: Flash Meetup - Osswalds

    Nice! I like the Amouage Portrayal woman.
  47. Re: One vintage that you can't (or would not want to) live without

    It will be a sad day when the Rochas Byzance runs out. Also the original Shiseido version of Feminité du Bois.
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    Re: Are any niche companies basically a scam?

    Yes, I agree with you and Andy’s list, the list of companies I will buy from now is much shorter than the ones I won’t. Lots of cynical marketing and ridiculous pricing. Which is good from the...
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    Re: Latest Frederic Malle - Rose & Cuir!

    I smelled it last week. There is leather, and a bit of tomato leaf, but I didn’t get the rose. It is quite light and sheer, true to Ellena’s Hermessence style. I was underwhelmed, but not shocked....
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I’m bothered by it as that is a lot per ml, but I will re-smell Sibet and if it makes my eyes roll back in my head I’ll buy it anyway. At that price it has to be big love.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 22nd August, 2019

    Joining foxbins in California Reverie.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 19th August, 2019

    AG Nuit Étoilée edp
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    Re: Sample Pass: THE ZOO

    Not part of the sample pass, but I just wanted to chime in that I got to try The Zoo «*Everlasting*» today and it is really nice. If you like immortelle it is worth a sniff.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    I’m aware that distributors take a huge part of the profit margins, wish he would go back to selling them on his own site to keep the prices more reasonable. $200+ for 30mls is very steep. I really...
  55. Re: Skin allergies - red spots & itchy skin- Fragrances

    I sometimes get a reaction on my neck or torso, I apply cortisone cream and only spray my arms during those times.
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    I throw most of them away, no room for all that.
  57. Re: How long have you been collecting fragrances, and do you have an end point?

    I’ve worn and loved perfume since I was a little girl. Once I started working, the first perfume I bought was Dior Poison. I always had 3-4 bottles of perfume going at any one time, but around 2005...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 17th August, 2019

    Checking in late, sending supportive vibes for teardrop, HoP and kewart. I wore Tauerville Patchouli Flash layered with HdP 1969.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th August, 2019

    Quarry, we’ve been spoiled with moderate temps too for the past ten days, it’s been so wonderful. Alas it.s back to the blast furnace next week, it was too good to last. Can’t wait for fall.

    SOTE...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 16th August, 2019

    Kerosene Winter of 99
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    Re: NEW Hiram Green Lustre

    Oh yes, the opening is difficult for me too - big blast of tea rose/citronella, but I love the drydown.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 15th August, 2019

    MFK À la Rose
  63. Re: The new Frederic Malle fragrance: to be released in September 2019

    No, it’s quite different from Italian Leather, much airier.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

    Glad your birthday was enjoyable Com Diva! You smell opulent.

    Hope you feel better soon kewart! My husband is hobbling around with broken ribs after a bicycle accident caused by an inattentive...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

    Glad your birthday was enjoyable Com Diva! You smell opulent.

    Still dithering about my sotd, will check back in once I decide. Hope you feel better soon kewart! My husband is hobbling around with...
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    Re: Gucci Memoire d'une Odeur

    Smelled it today, it was quite pleasant, a bit of chamomile, a bit fresh, but very light.
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    Re: Parle Moi perfumes

    So far the only one I really liked was Orris Tattoo, but very much looking forward to trying Gardens of India.
  68. Re: Le Labo Tabac 28 Samples Now Available

    Just received my sample, it has a fair amount of cedar and reminds me a bit of Sonoma Scent Studio Tabac Aurea. Nice but a pass for me.
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    Re: *NEW* Guerlain Bois Mystérieux (2019)

    Guerlain wants to make their scents more affordable to mass customers? That makes me laugh. They are notorious for repackaging cheaper Aqua Allegoria scents into bee bottles at $$$$. But I am happy...
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    Re: Fille en Aiguilles & Micallef Seducteur

    It sounds good, FeA can be a bit sweet. But you’re right, Micallef can be hard to track down.
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    I believe it’s Rose Leather, by Jean-Claude Ellena. I tested it as well, it didn’t smell very rosy to me and there is no actual rose oil in it. I got a bit of leather and tomato leaf, it was rather...
  72. Re: The Attar thread for attars that are not necessarily middle Eastern

    Another thumbs up vote for Bruno Acampora Musc oil.
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    Re: Serge Lutens testing

    I love this house and own most of them, current favourites are Fourreau Noir, Encens et Lavande, Bapteme du Feu, Santal Majuscule and Un Bois Vanille.
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    Re: reccomendations for Stephane Humbert Lucas?

    Taklamakan was the only one I enjoyed enough to buy, but it’s a nice line.
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    Re: Lucky scent / scent bar is coming to nyc !

    I’m happy for you guys! :-)
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 12th August, 2019

    Happy birthday to Ken Russell, congrats to N. Cal and sorry about Monday back to work inespenees, that’s always tough.

    Loving the autumn pics too Jon, can’t wait for it to get here.

    Hoping...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 10th August, 2019

    What a lovely musical tribute jujy. Your Steinway sounds magnificent.

    I’m wearing FM Dries van Noten on a wonderfully cool and breezy day.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th August, 2019

    My condolences to you jujy on the loss of your treasured friend. May her memory be a blessing.

    Congrats to kiliwia on your posting milestone and wishing Jon and anyone who had a hard week a...
  79. Re: Actually asked to wash a perfume off - it was that offensive to others

    Interesting comments about California. I worked there for 30 years, wore lots of perfume every day, and never had a complaint. Of course I worked mostly with Indian engineers who probably enjoyed it...
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    Re: Can people be grouped into taste categories?

    No, my tastes are all over the map.
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    Re: Do You Prefer A Certain Bottle Size oz’s?

    I like 100ml bottles due to the visual effect, feel in the hand and abundance of juice.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 9th August, 2019

    MDCI Rivage des Syrtes. Happy Friday!
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    Re: Autumn Selections 2019

    Looking forward to lots of patchouli, incense, amber, leather and gourmands: Vanilla and Patchouli Flash, L’Air du Désert Marocain, Cuir Cannage, Slowdive, Tiger’s Nest, Absoue Pour le Soir, Eau My...
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    Re: Barneys is closing

    There are two in California, Beverly Hills and San Francisco, plus the Barney’s co-op store in South Coast Plaza, which doesn’t carry their lineup of fragrances. Wonder if either of those will...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 8th August, 2019

    MdO Musc for a hot, humid, rainy day.
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    Re: NEW: Zoologist (?)

    Squid sounds appealing, looking forward to sniffing it.
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    Re: Widian/AJ Arabia

    Is there any way you can describe the opening of Gold 2? I loved the original, had heard the new version was faithful to it, but I am leery.
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    Just ordered a sample, will report back when I’ve tried it.
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    Re: Today I bought August 2019

    So it appears I am the third person this month to buy Nasomatto Pardon, and it’s only the 6th. :-). Unbelievably, mine was found in a Salvation Army store, full, for $15 CAD. The deal of the century.
  90. Thread: Olibanum

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    Re: Olibanum

    Tauer Incense Extreme
    Profumum Olibanum
    Annick Goutal Encens Flamboyant
    Heeley Eau Sacrée
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 6th August, 2019

    Vintage SDV
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 4th August, 2019

    Micallef Rouge No. 2
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 3rd August, 2019

    My dog normally sniffs my perfumes thoughtfully and appreciatively, but the other day I sprayed on Tauer Sotto la Luna Tuberose and she dug and thrashed the sheets on the bed, trying to rub the bad...
  94. Thread: Grand soir

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    Re: Grand soir

    That is sad news. If you love something you really have to buy a second bottle immediately, the reformulations come so fast now.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 2nd August, 2019

    Happy birthday ClaireV, happy anniversary to your parents Jon, and healing vibes for Clockwork kitty! I’m in HdP 1969.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st July, 2019

    Was busy all day yesterday with guests, but belated anniversary wishes to the Kotoris!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 31st July, 2019

    More hot muggy weather, I’m longing for a huge thunderstorm and a reduction in temps and humidity. Wearing Hiram Green Dilettante.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2019

    Wow, lucky finds!! Congrats!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th July, 2019

    Hot,humid, thunderstorms arriving this afternoon. Perfect for Ylang 49.
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    Re: Original L'Occitane Neroli EDP substitute

    Maybe Patricial de Nicolai?
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