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    Re: Senteurs d'Ailleurs?! Never again!!! (WARNING! An extremely long rant)

    I stopped working at Senteurs d'Ailleurs more than 3 years ago.
    I didn't react sooner as I don't visit the forum very often anymore.
    I would have appreciated if the people citing my name had...
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    Re: Guerlain Idylle. Help!

    I think you got the genuine Idylle. It is indeed not as strong or "special" as other Guerlains, but It is still beautifully composed.
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    Re: Need some SPICE!

    Cinnabar!
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    Re: SotD Satuday 1 August

    Kenzo Jungle
  5. Re: 34 hospitalized after perfume spritz at bank call center

    Yes, in vintage 80's Esprit de Parfum concentration. LOL!
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    Re: Viktor & Rolf's Antidote

    I was so excited about the whole Antidote launch. I even bought it unsiffed on ebay 2 months before its official release. What a deception! I learned my lesson since.

    Indeed, way to many...
  7. Re: Samsara Parfum

    Yes, the new one is all red.
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    Re: Carnation scents

    How about L'Air du Temps?
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    Re: Fake acqua di parma profumo?

    I'm not sure I have an answer but last year Profumo was repackaged (it went from a dark red box to a champagne gold) and the formula was slightly altered. The older formula was more "mossy".

    From...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 30 July

    Karl Lagerfeld Kapsule Woody
  11. Re: Samsara Parfum

    The parfum version stays closer to the skin than the edt which leaves more sillage. I don't get a "plastic" note from my bottle. Frankly as both versions are very longlasting, not one more than the...
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    CK Secret Obsession discountinued?

    Hi everyone,

    As july is a sales month there a lot of bargains to be made at parfumerie chains here in Belgium. For example yesterday I scored Lagerfeld Capsule Woody 30ml/1oz for just euro19,50...
  13. Re: Vote in the 9th Annual Basenotes Awards + you could win $250 to spend at Fragranc

    I love voting for the basenotes awards, somehow I don't understand why there aren't more categories celebrating new fragrances.

    I understand that our taste changes with time (I don't vote for the...
  14. Re: Estee Lauder Private Collection: Amber Ylang-Ylang

    Less than an hour after sampling the new Private Collection Amber Ylang Ylang yesterday at Harrods, I was the proud owner of a 30ml EDP. First let me say to you that even if I don't care about such...
  15. Re: Cartier is coming out with a new man's fragrance and I got the secret scoop...

    I got Roadster about a month a go from a friend who went to a press presentation here in Brussels...

    The scent reminds me of a discountinued Crabtree & Evelyn fragrance called Meridien, which was...
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    Re: Shiseido anyone?

    If you like Féminité du Bois you should rather look further into the Serge Lutens fragrances.
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    Re: Penhaligon's LP No. 9

    If you can't find it maybe you could try Dior's Dune edt, both have more than a few similarities IMHO.
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 31 August

    Youth Dew Amber Nude
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    Re: New.Britney Spears Believe

    The ad campaign is completely unrealistic. I can't "Believe my eyes. Photoshop has become a bit too obvious lately.
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    Re: Kelly Caleche?

    I smelled it last week on a piece of paper. Yesterday my very generous BF brought me a bottle back from the Faubourg store in Paris. He told me that the SA never spoke about the leather. We suppose...
  21. Re: HA! New Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta Intenza!

    The new Intenza reminds me very much of L'Instant pour Homme.
  22. Re: Fragrances Similar to Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne (the New one)

    Vetiver Original by Creed = Mugler = Allure Homme Sport Cologne
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    Re: Favorite Annick Goutal?

    I love her grand florals like Passion (tuberose chypre) and Grand Amour (remarkable evolution from a green hyacinth to a warm soft oriental base). Also Heure Exquise, inspired directly IMHO from...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 12 August

    Eau d'Hermes
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    Re: Hermessence Paprika Brasil

    Minimalist, subtle, pure refinement... ofcourse its a Jean Claude Ellena! .

    My skin absorbs spicy notes all together, so the pepper and whatever there is of paprika disappears whithin the first...
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    Re: Long-lasting fragrances

    Most the classic Guerlains last a very longtime. Samsara (even in edt!) and Chamade must be the toppers on the lasting scale.
    All Estée Lauders are extremely longlasting aswell, just remember Estée...
  27. Question about Guerlain boutique in Vegas.

    Hi everyone,

    Has been a while since I posted. I was busy pursuing my other hobbies and interests (musicals, theme parks, make-up and way too many things). Guess I needed a break from my N°1...
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    Re: Scent for a Broadway Diva

    Defitively Mitsouko or Shalimar.
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    Re: New Armani Fragrance

    More info from today's WWD.com

    Attitude was created by perfumers Annick Menardo, Alberto Morillas and Olivier Cresp (Firmenich).

    The article explains that lthough it's classified as a modern...
  30. New: Chanel Allure Sport Eau de Cologne.

    I was in London the past 2 days, while at Selfridges I tried the new Allure Cologne Sport. Not the Eau de Cologne from Les Exclusifs Collection, yet another Eau.

    Strangely I didn't read anything...
  31. Re: Lancome Hypnose Homme launch party

    A website will go live soon. You can already write you in to get noticed when it will launch.

    www.hypnose-homme.com
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    New: Cacharel Liberté

    Not really big news, as Cacharel latest was already announced on several blogs and forums. Yet today Cosmeticnews.com has (a little) more info.

    Name: Liberté (Liberty in English duh! LOL)
    Brand:...
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    New: Theo Fennell Scent.

    From WWD.com

    London jeweler Theo Fennell has launched his first fragrance in the UK this month.

    Name: Theo Fennell Scent
    Brand: Theo Fennell (Juniper)
    Nose: Christophe Laudamiel (IFF)...
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    Re: New: Emerald Dream by Estée Lauder.

    Now that you say it, I do remember that Flirt bottle (the cap had an off-centered silver ball).

    Mooodiereport.com added info about the notes today:
    The juice contains top citrus notes of...
  35. Re: New Dior Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir and Farhenheit 32.

    A television commercial confirms that Farhenheit 32 is not just summer limited edition but a perpanent addition to the Dior line.
  36. New ad campaign for Pure White Linen.

    Cosmoty.de has an image of the new European ad campaign for Pure White Linen featuring Gwyneth Paltrow.

    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/169/383694345_e8bfc7e766_m.jpg

    Pure White Linen will only...
  37. New Dior Eau Sauvage Fraicheur Cuir and Farhenheit 32.

    I just saw on Belgian TV channel Jim that Dior was going to launch 2 new flankers for their classics Farenheit and Eau Sauvage. The TV show Alive.Style was invited to the press presentation of the...
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    Re: NEW: Thierry Mugler Eau de Star.

    I'm curious to smell what an "aquatic oriental" smells like.
    The only one I could think off is Dune with it's great amber notes.
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    Poll: Re: Minimalistic Angel poll

    I love Angel, but it got such a bad reputation.

    There is a this special kind of ladies here in Belgium that overdo Angel. They all seam to come from the same mold: late 30s/ early 40s, ever-tan...
  40. New: Tom Ford's Private Blend Collection.

    From WWD.com

    Tom Ford is launching a collection of 12 unisex fragrances "for fragrance connoisseurs".

    The Private Blend scents are Amber Absolute, Noir de Noir, Velvet Gardenia, Black Violet,...
  41. Re: New bottle for Lancôme's Magie Noire.

    Thanks everybody!
  42. New bottle for Lancôme's Magie Noire.

    Just saw on the french website of Lancôme that Magie Noire was now featured in a new bottle.

    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/155/355103471_cd6242b785_m.jpg

    It's a reworking of the Miracle pour...
  43. Re: News: Clive Owen will be the face of Hypnôse for Men

    And from today's WWD... here are the notes.

    Hypnôse Homme's juice — a fresh, amber-based lavender — was created by Maurice Roucel, of Symrise.
    top: essences of mint, bergamot, Calabrian mandarin...
  44. News: Clive Owen will be the face of Hypnôse for Men

    WWD.com annouced today that Clive Owen signed with Lancôme. He will represent the upcoming Hypnôse for Men and Lancôme's male skin care line.
    The article doesn't show images of the ad campaign and...
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    New: Emerald Dream by Estée Lauder.

    Estée Lauder is launching its first specialy created for duty free fragrance: Emerald Dream. There were travel exclusives in the past: like Pleasures Exotic and Pleasures Intense for Men, but this...
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    Re: Dona Karan NY

    Still the best IMHO. I love the contrast between the white floral notes and the suede like basenotes. It's truly a sensual and original fragrance. Plus it's very long-lasting.
  47. Re: !!! GREAT NEWS: 6 news "Les Exclusifs de Chanel" !!!

    Until recently I also favored 30ml(1oz) and 50ml(1.7oz) bottles, because I thought that they would waste anyway with the 250 scents in my collection. Besides there is also a cute factor about smaller...
  48. NEWS: 6 new fragrances to enter "Les Exclusifs de Chanel" boutique line.

    Sorry if I'm posting in both the male and female boards about this, but I feel it's major news. I don't want anybody to miss out!

    WWD.com posted today that Chanel is about to introduce in February...
  49. !!! GREAT NEWS: 6 news "Les Exclusifs de Chanel" !!!

    From WWD.com

    Les Exclusifs de Chanel, a group of fragrances (6 new ones + 4 classics) featuring expensive, rare ingredients and representing "artistic spirit" of Chanel perfumes. All fragrances...
  50. Re: NEW: JPG Fleur du Male (and more from BPI).

    An image of the ad was shown in today's WWD!!!

    http://static.flickr.com/133/322929467_4aea946c7f_m.jpg

    Jean Paul Gaultier was inspired by the image from the film "American Beauty," in which...
  51. An (early) line-up of 2007 Designer releases.

    Here is what was announced this past few weeks...

    Lancôme Hypnôse Homme
    Escada Sunset Heat for Men (already at Nordstrom but not yet in Europe)
    Fleur du Male by JPG
    Kenneth Cole's RSVP...
  52. Re: NEW: JPG Fleur du Male (and more from BPI).

    There is a picture and an article today on www.cosmeticnews.com

    http://img.makeupalley.com/7/1/2/4/583628.jpeg
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    Re: New: Gucci pour Homme II

    Oh! Sorry, I forgot to write that it will be released in March 2007.
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    New: Gucci pour Homme II

    From WWD.com

    Name: Gucci pour Homme II
    Brand: Gucci (P&G)
    Created by the P&G fragrance team and Mane

    Gucci pour Homme II is a woody-spicy eau de parfum (said to be 4 times stronger than the...
  55. News: Gwen Stefani signs with Coty.

    From WWD.com

    Gwen Stefani has signed with Coty to created a fragrance line under her clothes lable L.A.M.B.

    Gwen Stefani says her first fragrance, due in Fall 2007, will be classic and...
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    Re: IUNX Paris to close?

    My favorite IUNX were:

    Eau Juste: which smells of nature after dawn. Mint, violet, cucumber, wheat.
    Eau Ivre: spicy yet cool (as in frech). Absinth and Immortal flowers (a spicy-woody flower you...
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    Re: Layered Samsara

    I have Samsara in both edt and perfume. I got the perfume more as an item for my perfume collection. I love the edt, on me it last all day. But I agree that it can be overpowering in that typical...
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    Re: 24 Faubourg , Hermes

    24 Faubourg is the french version Giorgio Beverly Hills. Still a longlasting and voluptuous floral, but less in-your-face, as it is soften with an amber base.

    One of the top white florals IMHO.
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    Re: Creed vs. Serge Lutens for WOMEN

    I think that, appart for perfume enthousiasts, Creed and Serge Lutens are not for the same kind of women.
  60. Re: Not-so-new: Rock n' Rose by Valentino.

    I have been bidding on several Ode bottles in the past, but not recently. Oh! and I always lost...

    For Info: my ebay ID is the same as on basenotes ^_^
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    Mitsouko was one of the first perfumes from Guerlain I bought.

    My grandmother, who was truly devoted to Calèche by Hermès (and sometimes to Femme de Rochas) since the 1960's, after smelling...
  62. Not-so-new: Rock n' Rose by Valentino.

    This new Valentino fragrance has been exclusive to Neiman Marcus since a few weeks but strangely Rock 'n Rose is only getting it's first official announcement in today's WWD.com, maybe because the...
  63. News from Armani for spring 2007

    From Moodiereport.com

    Giorgio Armani will launch a new major fragrance for man next spring.

    Also, this time from, Emporio Armani will launch a new fragrance duo in the RED(Product) collection...
  64. Re: New male fragrance by Lancôme in 2007!!!

    Moodiereport.com revealed today the the new fragrance will be called Hynôse Homme.
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    New: ZegnaIntenso by Zegna.

    From Moodiereport.com

    Name: ZegnaIntenso
    Brand: Zegna (YSL Beauté)

    http://img.makeupalley.com/7/1/2/4/577578.jpeg

    ZegnaIntenso is described as the most sensual and virile Zegna fragrance to...
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    Re: Reminder re: posting pics

    For my part I try to only post images that were made by the cosmetic company, usually packshots or ads. Those are official and are part of press maps send to beauty reporters all over the world....
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    New: Britney Spears Midnight Fantasy

    The last couple of weeks there hasn't been much news about future launches. I think we will see more info about spring 2007 launches in early December. In the meanwhile, Cosmeticnews.com has...
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    New: Kenneth Cole Reaction Thermal.

    From Moodiereport.com

    Name: Reaction Thermal
    Brand: Kenneth Cole (Coty)

    Reaction Thermal is discribed as a warm, comfortable and sexy blend:
    Top: tangelo, Tunisian artemisia and Ceylonese...
  69. Re: Chanel: Lotion Douce & Lotion Fraîche?

    Those are face tonics; to be used after removing makeup and washing the face, and before applying face cream. A face tonic usually takes the last traces of makeup/dirt away and reestablish the...
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    Ok, they arrived this morning.
    I don't remember seeing an ingredients list, but here what I think is in them:
    -Let me play the Lion: Is this about earthy/dry African savannas? Anyway I smell...
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    Re: Creed Body products

    I've got a huge sample of GIT shower gel... and I can assure you it must have the highest persentage of fragrance of any shower gel available on the market.
  72. New: STONED by Solange Azagury-Partridge

    From WWD.com

    Solange Azagury-Partridge is a jewellery designer from London. She has her own line but also designed for Boucheron (remember the snake collection) and did a small line last X-mas for...
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    New: Island HAWAII by Michael Kors.

    From WWD.com

    After Island and Island Fidji now comes...

    Name: Island Hawaii
    Brand: Michael Kors (Estée Lauder)
    Nose: developed by IFF in cooperation with Trudi Loren, vice president of...
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    Re: Classic Eau De Cologne type frags

    Yes, Extra Vieille by Roger & Gallet is really something. I love its thym and citrus notes.

    Then you have the minty Eau d'Orange Verte by Hermes, remember it was launched as Eua de Cologne...
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    New: Rose Royal by Shiseido.

    Shiseido is something like the rose fragrance specialist in Japan. After White Rose, Rosarium, Blue Rose and last year's Rose Rouge here comes Rose Royale.
    Don't try to find it at your Shiseido...
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    Re: Recommendations for Teenagers

    Cool Water GAME has this nice young citrus freshness with a touch of earthy notes that makes it last.
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    Re: LesNez Samples

    I'm still waiting for mine to arrive... what could have gone wrong?
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    Re: Shalimar or L'Heure Bleue?

    To give you an idea L'Heure Bleue is somewhere in between the semi-oriental notes of the classic Oscar by Oscar de la Renta and soapy notes of Bijan. L'Heure Bleue in edp lasts all day and gives lots...
  79. Re: Djedi - The early 20th Century- The Fragrance Golden Age?

    We are all forgetting something...
    Yes, all those fragrances were very beautiful but they were very expensive. Fragrances were for the rich only, even to afford Coty you had to be from higher middle...
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    Re: NEW: Valentino Rock 'n Rose.

    I like the bottle.
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    Re: Best Packing?

    It will always be L'Air du Temps in perfume extract. That Lalique bottle was the first thing that attracted me to the world of perfumes now more than 15 years ago.
  82. Re: NEW: JPG Fleur du Male (and more from BPI).

    There was a little more info today in WWD.

    Apparently Fleurs du Male (the name is inspired by the poetry book "Les Fleurs du Mal" by Charles Baudelaire) is a new fougère with an overdose of orange...
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    Early line-up of 2007 launches.

    From WWD.com

    -Liberté by Cacharel
    -Ralph Rocks by Ralph Lauren
    -C'est La Fête by Christian Lacroix, which will be a revised version of the discountinued C'est la Vie.
    -New feminine fragrance by...
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    New: Darling by Kylie Minogue.

    From WWD.com

    Name: Darling
    Brand: Kylie Minogue (Coty)
    Nose: Thierry Wasser (Firmenich)
    Packaging: Lutz Herrmann

    http://img.makeupalley.com/7/1/2/4/564470.jpeg
    The print ad was shot by...
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    Re: Avon Tomorrow - hidden gem!!!

    Tomorrow for Men reminds me both of Lempicka (for top and heart) and Claiborne's Spark (for basenotes). Indeed not bad at all, kind of sexy.
  86. Re: Court orders Guerlain to withdraw Insolence packaging

    This will be a costly affair!

    Actually Guerlain doesn't need to withdraw the bottles that were already produced. But if further stock must be made, it will need to be in a new bottle.
    Just hope...
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    Re: Tresor = Ex'cla'mation

    Wasn't Exclamation, like Tresor and Eternity also created by Sophia Grosjman?
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    www.tomford.com

    Yes, Tom Ford's website is online. Black Orchid is featured along the sunglasses and upcoming men's wear.

    www.tomford.com
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    Re: Hugo Reassessed

    I found the new commercial on Youtube.com

    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqZW3GX5dFU

    http://img.makeupalley.com/7/1/2/4/561943.jpeg
    The print ad.
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    Re: Sira des indes

    To me Sira des Indes smells after a while like an extra deluxe version of the smell of Ambre Solaire tanning oil. Ambre Solaire was together with Jean Patou's Chaldée oil the first tanning products...
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    Re: Midnight Charm - Dior

    If you like the Midnight Charm bottle and appreciate the Blue Agava by JM, you will love Dior's Dolce Vita. Actually the Midnight Charm bottle is a silvered Dolce Vita bottle. Further more the Blue...
  92. New: Victoria's Secret Dream Angels Desire.

    From Victoriasecret.com

    Name: Dream Angels "Desire"
    Brand: Victoria's Secret (Limited Brands)

    Desire is a soft fruity floral.
    top: white star magnolia, living white freesia, ivy leaves ...
  93. New male fragrance by Lancôme in 2007!!!

    Moodiereport.com announced today that Lancôme is preparing to launch a new fragrance for men in 2007. The name is still top secret. The article further explains that a spokesmodel has not yet been...
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    New: Benhgal by Lancôme.

    From Moodiereport.com

    In February 2007 Lancôme will launch a new made for duty frees fragrance called Benhgal. This is the second fragrance in the "Collection Voyage" line, after last spring's...
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    Re: New: Bue Agava & Cacao by Jo Malone.

    Tonight I have layered Blue Agava with Amber & Lavender like recommended. The result is cleaner and more powdery.
  96. Re: Miracle FOREVER mini website online.

    I need to update my review above...

    All week I tried to figure out where I smelled Miracle Forever before. Yes there is this Ralph Hot connection, but yesterday I finally figured it out... Allure...
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    Re: New: Bue Agava & Cacao by Jo Malone.

    I'm wearing as my SOTD. I bought a sample on ebay which arrived this morning.

    First of all I have to say that it's very "un-Jo Malone" in the way that Blue Agava isn't a single noted fragrance....
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    Re: JetLag by Azzaro?

    I think it's only available at Paris airports duty free shops ... and ebay.
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    Re: Fragonard

    Though it's a cute line, I find the fragrances rather unoriginal as they all resemble more famous perfumes. Fragonard make its own versions of Shalimar, L'Air du Temps, Amarige, Paris/Eternity, Angel...
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    Re: what was the name of this model?

    His name was Albert Delègue he was a Frenchmen and died of aids in the mid-90s.
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