Search:

Type: Posts; User: pellen; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    56
    Views
    3,035

    Re: Favorite vintage fragrance?

    Caron's Poivre, the real vintage version. What is available now is heartbreaking. How could they do that to it?
  2. Re: Winter scents and cold weather scents: which are your top favourites and why?

    I completely agree! To me, this is the most "deliciously" lonely scent; I wear it when I want to relish in my "alone-ness."

    I, too, like ambers in cold weather, Ambre Sultan being a favourite. I...
  3. Replies
    56
    Views
    948

    Re: SotD Saturday 9 August

    SotD SL Douce Amere. I said that I wasn't blown away by this one, yet keep finding myself reaching for it... I actually really like it as a walking-the-dog scent, but I'm pretty sure SL won't want...
  4. Replies
    97
    Views
    4,380

    Re: What was your first fragrance?

    That is seriously cool, pomander!

    My first scent was Coty Muguet des Bois, and I still love it. I bought a vintage bottle off ebay a couple of years ago but, unfortunately, it had turned. One...
  5. Replies
    64
    Views
    1,117

    Re: SotD Friday 8 August

    SotD was Sweat of a Hard Day's Work - somethng I don't often reek of.

    SotE is a testing of EL Sensuous from a magazine sample. Not much lasting power, as has been noted, but I recall it lasting...
  6. Replies
    66
    Views
    1,306

    Re: Sotd Wednesday 6 August-08

    Michael, I am soooo jealous. Love this one, but my tiny sample arrived broken. Definitely worth a trip to Paris...

    SotD Jicky parfum. I love Jicky on rainy, grey days.

    SotE will be Ava Luxe...
  7. Replies
    64
    Views
    1,752

    Re: SotD Tuesday 5 August

    SL Bois et Musc. I think this is my favourite of the Boix; I like it even better than Feminite.
  8. Replies
    65
    Views
    1,385

    Re: Sotd Monday 4 August-08

    PdN New York. So gorgeous. Must be FBW.
  9. Replies
    46
    Views
    854

    Re: SotD Sunday 3 August

    Sampling Douce Amere. It's pleasant but not FBW, I don't think.
  10. Replies
    66
    Views
    1,869

    Re: Sotd 1 August -08

    Welcome to kaye dawn! Nice to see so many new ones here!

    Happy Birthday to kbe. Many fragrant returns!

    Today I am re-sampling a number of frags (I totally reek; the dog wants nothing to do...
  11. Replies
    63
    Views
    1,388

    Re: SotD Thursday 31 July

    Welcome to Adryen and to Paula. I hope you'll post often and enjoy your time here.

    Big Congrats to Asha!

    I'm not sure what the SotE will be: I'll dig through my samples and find something to...
  12. Replies
    63
    Views
    1,388

    Re: SotD Thursday 31 July

    SotD is Narcizo Rodriguez for her EdT. Nice, light, good for after workout.

    Testing Five O'Clock au Gingembre. No likey. The initial blast of tingly ginger was great but lasted about a minute...
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,712

    Re: Wood smoke and other smells

    Yeah, me three!
  14. Replies
    60
    Views
    1,130

    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 July

    Eau de Camille for SotD
  15. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,712

    Re: Wood smoke and other smells

    I found Ava Luxe's Firewood (too) realistic, as well. If you're after pure wood smoke, I think this is it.
  16. Replies
    59
    Views
    896

    Re: SOTD Tues 29 July

    SotD Ava Luxe Moss. I can't believe I used to loathe this!

    Will wear Clair de Musc to bed, I think.
  17. Replies
    43
    Views
    700

    Re: SotD Sunday 27 July

    Bronze Goddess for a day of exploring the neighbourhood with DH2B and the dog (we've been here a year and finally took a walk in the other direction), then Thai food at a restaurant we discovered on...
  18. Replies
    48
    Views
    1,448

    Re: SotD Saturday July 26th

    AL Moss. I have tried to enjoy this for over a year and just couldn't tolerate it. It made me queasy. Today... LOVIN' it. (I think I was applying too much before; this is some powerful stuff.)
  19. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,580

    Re: SotD - Friday, July 25

    SotD was EL Bronze Goddess (getting lots of wear out of this one!)
    SotE is Datura Noir. So darn pretty.
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,088

    Re: Karma and a sneaky side of Sensuous

    I smell anise, too.
  21. Replies
    67
    Views
    1,628

    Re: SotD, Wednesday 23rd July

    Very jealous of the Serge Noir wearers today. Is it in Canadian stores yet, anyone know?

    Congrats ComDiva! You're sure to be brilliant.

    Wore Fleurs de Citronnier today and I think I'll...
  22. Replies
    60
    Views
    1,294

    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 July

    Apparently it's a Gotham-y kind of day today! I, too, am wearing this beauty by Neil Morris.
  23. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,073

    Re: SotD Monday 14 July

    Ava Luxe Sin.
  24. Replies
    49
    Views
    902

    Re: SotD Friday 11 July

    Chaya, my thoughts are with you. These difficult and neccesary things... I am happy that you had (and will always have) him in your life.

    tdi... that's some heart pumping stuff. Thankfully, you...
  25. Replies
    59
    Views
    910

    Re: SotD Monday 7 July

    Hot, hot, hot today (but not too humid.) Has me hiding in the only air-conditioned room in the house with the dog who doesn't like the heat, either. After shower it will be Io Capri by Carthusia; a...
  26. Re: Do identical twins like the same fragrances?

    From what I understand identical twins are far from identical neurologically speaking. Much of the brain's development occurs after birth and environment affects it's development more than we are...
  27. Replies
    47
    Views
    1,321

    Re: SotD Sunday June 29

    Io from Carthusia. Despite what is stated in The Guide this smells nothing like toothpaste.

    Welcome Natasha! Your english is pretty darn good, actually.
  28. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,354

    Re: SotD Wednesday 25th June 2008

    Happy Birthday Divatologist!

    Caught the Ava Luxe bug this morning reading the threads so it's Heart of Glass for me today.
    The big question, however, is what do I wear tonight to the Leonard...
  29. Re: I'm looking for jasmine recommendations please...

    I own and enjoy SL A La Nuit; it's described by Tania Sanchez in The Guide as "Death by jasmine" and that pretty much sums it up. I do like it but definitely have to be in the mood. SL's other...
  30. Replies
    67
    Views
    1,863

    Re: SotD Wednesday 18th of June - SSD!

    Happy Birthday Twolf and Magnifscent! Have a five star day!;)

    My one-star wonder is Boucheron Trouble. A "dismal oriental" which, according to LT, would be described by the french as "une...
  31. Replies
    60
    Views
    1,303

    Re: SotD Saturday June 7

    Now, where to start?

    Birthday wishes to Alicka and Perfume Addict. I hope you both had a wonderful day.

    Peace to lilybelle and healing for her mother and for Chaya and certainly Tavorna as...
  32. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,072

    Re: The Size of Your Bottles

    I usually fo for the the 1 oz. to 1.7 oz. size. I think if smaller sizes (15 ml, 30 ml) were more often available I'd choose those. Like you, Tavorna, the more bottles that accumulate in my...
  33. Replies
    56
    Views
    921

    Re: SotD Friday 6 June

    Happy Birthday Asha! Enjoy your day!

    Musse, I'm in agreement with Wordbird, but if you still can't take the plane and meet them there I think letting daughter go with hubby is best. Explain to...
  34. Replies
    66
    Views
    1,081

    Re: SOTD Thursday. June 5. 2008

    Bronze Goddess oil again today. Think I will enjoy it this weekend when it's supposed to be hot (30 deg) and I'll be lounging in the backyard near the pool.
  35. Replies
    65
    Views
    1,267

    Re: SotD Wednesday 4 June

    Today I wore SL Clair de Musc until I went to the Bay and sampled Bulgari Black, Diorella, Hypnotic Poison, and Dazzling Silver. Now I'm wearing Bronze Goddess. DH2B likes it (hope he feels the...
  36. Replies
    86
    Views
    2,494

    Re: June Purchases ?

    Bronze Goddess body oil. It was Estee Lauder bonus time anyway. :D
  37. Re: Choosing a one star (*) - which one to wear?

    Amarige. I liked this enough after receiving a sample from Twolf to ask for it for Christmas. I do understand the negative reviews it gets due to it's extreme potency but I don't find it to be...
  38. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,120

    Re: SotD Wednesday 28 May

    Happy Birthday Taolady. May you enjoy it fully.

    Hugs and strength to Chaya.

    I'm wearing Jicky EdT. (Can't find my parfum...)
  39. Replies
    56
    Views
    1,191

    Re: SotD Tuesday 27 May

    Will wear Montale Ginger Musk to the gym but my official SotD will be Jicky EdT.

    Happy Birthday whisperingleaves!
  40. Replies
    62
    Views
    1,057

    Re: SotD Monday 26 May

    Happy Birthday, Quarry! I hope you have a great day (but then, I hope that for you every day.)

    NR for her EdP.
  41. Replies
    42
    Views
    1,834

    Re: #1 pick for this summer?

    Sorry to hear your bad news. I am sending healing vibes your way. My Mum has been through it twice (different kinds) and she is doing great now; hopefully knowing that will give you some positive...
  42. Replies
    79
    Views
    1,633

    Re: SOTD - Monday May 18, 2008

    PdeN New York. This one starts out fun: resinous and citrusy, becomes beautiful: sweet spices and velvety amber, and then fades. Perhaps it is just my skin or perhaps it is just today (it's only...
  43. Replies
    110
    Views
    1,568

    Re: SotD - Saturday, 17 May 2008

    Happy Birthday, Col!

    Will give Miller Harris' Fleurs de Sel a try today.
  44. Replies
    126
    Views
    2,029

    Re: SotD, Wednesday, 14 May 2008

    After my shower it will be liberal spritzes of IO Capri.
  45. Replies
    134
    Views
    2,876

    Re: SotD, Tuesday, 13 May 2008

    Michael Storer Stephanie.

    Not crazy about the way it starts out but do love the drydown.
  46. Replies
    63
    Views
    4,919

    Re: This is an experiment

    I, too, prefer the separate SotD threads. I enjoy the men's company and those who like to pop in and post are most welcome by me, but I find the fifteen pages too much to wade through as well. I...
  47. Replies
    155
    Views
    3,147

    Re: SotD - Thursday, 8 May 08

    SotD: EA Blue Grass
    SotE: AL Milk

    Happy Birthday, Emmageddon

    Congrats on the new furry friend, Lally
  48. Replies
    140
    Views
    2,887

    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 7 May 2008

    SL Datura Noir
  49. Replies
    157
    Views
    4,336

    Re: SotD Tuesday 6th of May

    Tavorna, so sorry to hear that the BF doesn't like Cedre, it's one of my very favourites. To me it's the warmest, velvetiest woods and flowers combo ever.

    Testing Aria Di Capri by Carthusia today...
  50. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,325

    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    It's cold today, and freezing in my apartment since they turned the heat off in the building because it's not winter any longer. The dog and I are hiding under a blanket and sniffing Fumerie Turque.
  51. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,082

    Re: SotD MOnday 28 April

    Started the day in NR for her EdP, but it faded fast, so now, inspired by Taolady, I'm off to find my L'Heure Bleu.
  52. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,406

    Re: SotD Friday 25 April

    Happy birthday, lievje!

    Quarry, that combo sounds great. I'll have to get my hands on some Wet Garden. I have a feeling that it just might create the exact Gardenia scent I'm after.

    ComDiva,...
  53. Replies
    55
    Views
    1,189

    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 April

    Also in Eau de Camille today. I love the scent but staying power is disappointing. Perhaps I just need to apply more.
  54. Replies
    62
    Views
    1,652

    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 April

    For this perfectly sunny day I went for the SL Fleurs de Citronnier, again.

    Big hug, Quarry. What a rotten morning, indeed.

    Welcome back to rtamara, musse, and Shycat. I posted a welcome...
  55. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,268

    Re: Orientals in the summertime..

    I'll second Dune. I wear it almost only in summer.
  56. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,192

    Re: SotD Sunday 20 April

    NR for her EdP
  57. Replies
    16
    Views
    645

    Re: something a 17 year old would like?

    I think you've already got some good recs here and I can't think of anything to add right now, but I had to tell you that you and your gf are adorable.
  58. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,949

    Re: your favourite light spring female fragrance?

    I agree with the recs for AA Herba Fresca having had the opportunity to give it a good testing the other day.
    I've also really been enjoying my SL Fleurs de Citronnier lately. Less heavy than most...
  59. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,802

    Re: SotD Friday 18 April

    Premier Figuier
  60. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,269

    Re: SotD Wednesday 16 April

    Just can't get enough of SL Fleurs de Citronnier these days. It was SotD and I spritzed some on this eve, as well.
  61. Replies
    54
    Views
    1,429

    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 April

    SL Fleurs de Citronnier - so perfect for this sunny but brisk day.
  62. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,315

    Re: SotD Monday 14 April

    Ayala Moriel MoonBreath. BIG white floral. If I don't sniff too close I'm okay, but if I get too much it makes me queasy (though it is a lovely scent.)
  63. Re: Well-known star to be the new face of Angel?

    Audrey Tautou
  64. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,286

    Re: Searching for new Winter Scents

    I think you might like Keiko Mecheri's Loukhoum (very sweet, almondy and rosy, with a very toasty finish - my favourite take on turkish delight.) Also, maybe Boucheron Trouble (to me it is a deep,...
  65. Replies
    58
    Views
    1,165

    Re: SOTD Wednesday 2nd April 2008

    Glad to hear your day went well, Clemmie!

    OMG Tao, that pink bottle is gorgeous and it sounds lovely. Roses and violets; anything like Paris?

    SotD was Amarige (no longer just for the boudoir)...
  66. Replies
    63
    Views
    3,369

    Re: Your favourite all-rounder?

    Cooler weather: Serge Lutens Cedre
    Warmer weather: L'Artisan Parfumeur Premier Figuier

    And recently: Narciso Rodriguez for Her EdP
  67. Replies
    64
    Views
    1,409

    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday March 28th

    SotD Caron Parfum Sacre
    thanks Taolady!
  68. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,006

    Re: SotD, Saturday, March 22

    Feeling a stuffed up today (the first time all winter - quitting smoking works!) so I doused myself in NR for her EdP and went to the gym. I figure that NR is inoffensive enough to overapply and...
  69. Replies
    37
    Views
    2,585

    Re: Hate the Sales Person? What do you do?

    I have to say that I like Quarry's approach of coming armed with Basenotes' printouts because it identifies you as someone different than the average buyer. I think a lot of our frustration with SAs...
  70. Replies
    8
    Views
    863

    Re: What are lemmings?

    LOL!
  71. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,568

    Re: Sweet black tea scents?

    Ava Luxe's Black Tea is sweet, black tea. I find it rather short-lived but for the first hour it's like inhaling the steam from a cup of milky, honeyed black tea.
  72. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,857

    Re: Suggest a "Splurge" Scent

    djuna, it's good to see you back here! I'm sorry to hear about your breakup, but it sounds like it's ultimately what you wanted and a positive thing overall. Leaving a relationship of six years is...
  73. Replies
    55
    Views
    1,302

    Re: SotD Saturday 15 March

    Happy Birthday Lady in Black! Hope you had a great day and that this year will be the best yet!

    Wore Dzing! from a sample sent by kopah (thanks!) for a busy day of housekeeping and dinner party...
  74. Re: your vintage "dream perfume" at an antique store....

    Buy it.
  75. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,178

    Re: Other half's scent.

    DH2B wouldn't wear anything if I didn't make him, but he's fairly compliant when I pull out the little vials and bottles. I haven't been testing as much on him lately. I REALLY love Gris Clair on...
  76. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,202

    Re: SotD Tuesday 11th March 2008

    YSL Paris by Sophia Grojsman.
    Hadn't worn this in a while, and for the first hour or so I wondered why I had ever been such a fan. The violets, which many people mention but I never got before,...
  77. Replies
    64
    Views
    1,544

    Re: SotD Monday 10 March

    Boucheron Trouble
  78. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,097

    Re: Fragrance as a lullaby

    My bedtime line-up consists of Ava Luxe Milk, KM Loukhoum, SL Datura Noir, and Givenchy Amarige. Occasionally Lolita Lempicka and Bois Farine make an appearance. I also quite often use...
  79. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,757

    Re: what do you think of Dune, by Dior?

    Dune is one of my favourite summer fragrances; I love it on a hot, dry day. It's a little spicy, but I mostly get dried grasses from it. To me it seems both sophisticated and new-agey. I have the...
  80. Replies
    65
    Views
    1,907

    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 March

    Megumi - Ayala Moriel
  81. Replies
    61
    Views
    1,082

    Re: SotD Thursday 21 February

    SotD Ava Luxe Film Noir
    SotE Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
  82. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,614

    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 February

    SotE Lalique
  83. Replies
    10
    Views
    656

    Re: Sniffing in France!

    Yes, tell us about the food! Welcome back!
  84. Replies
    59
    Views
    1,614

    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 February

    LOL, what a mental image that is, chaya.

    Sampling MPG Rose Muskissime today, but I have a cold so I'm not sure what I think. Where's the rose? Where's the musk? Where's my box of Kleenex?
  85. Replies
    61
    Views
    1,415

    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 February

    Today was a Daim Blond kind of day. Even wore it this evening to see a play (Halflife - very good), and it was perfect. SotE will be Amarige.
  86. Re: Ava Luxe - Favourite scent, and why? (Along with other questions!)

    My absolute favourite is Milk; it's divine. I also own bottles of Madame X and Heart of Glass. Other favourites include: Film Noir, Rasa X, Ambra Tibet, Ingenue, Camisole, Sunday Girl (though she...
  87. Replies
    52
    Views
    1,157

    Re: SotD Monday 18th February 2008

    Sampled Franco's Bolle di Gioia today. I respect it but I don't love it.
  88. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,139

    Re: Firm up and Snag some Frags

    Michael, I LOVE that poem. I first heard it when I was twenty years old and my best girl friend and I were out partying with two ne'er-do-well thirty-something guys. We ended up back at the one...
  89. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,019

    Re: Mitsouko - is my nose defective?

    I wasn't crazy about Mitsouko the first time I tried it but I did warm up to her pretty quickly. It's now one of my favourites. I have only worn it in the parfum, however. I think it's key to try...
  90. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,539

    Re: Sampling Franco's creations

    It's taken me some time to respond to this. Sorry about that, Franco.

    I've finally given Bolle di Gioia a full, proper wearing.

    My first impressions are, like the others, a very candy-like...
  91. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,914

    Re: What shaving products to get for my man?

    Wow! Thanks, guys, for all your recommendations. Keep 'em coming!
  92. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,914

    What shaving products to get for my man?

    I purchased a fancy razor for DH2B for Valentines' day and am wondering about shaving products to go with it. I'll be getting him a matching badger hair brush and dish to swirl it up in soon and...
  93. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,173

    Re: SotD Saturday 16 February

    Lolita Lempicka. Hardly ever wear this, but when I do I really enjoy it. It's really fun.
  94. Replies
    47
    Views
    891

    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 15th February

    Wearing my new Narciso Rodriguez EdP! DH2B is the best!
  95. Re: SOTD Thursday 14th February - Happy Valentine's Day

    I wore my last little dribble of Muscs Koublai Khan today (sob) and then spritzed myself with a little Narciso Rodriguez EdP when I was downtown shopping for DH2B's V-Day gift (very cool...
  96. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,042

    Re: SotD Wednesday 13 February

    I wore Cuir Mauresque today. This is gorgeous. What more need be said?
  97. Replies
    22
    Views
    848

    Re: What will your Valentines Fragrance be?

    I think I might wear either Rasa X or MKK. Or maybe I'll have something new to wear!
  98. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,104

    Re: SotD Tuesday 12th February 2008

    Day off with the dog today. I'm rarely home by myself anymore...

    I'm in Musc Ravageur today. I'm getting little hints of musk this time instead of just amber and vanilla. It's lovely either...
  99. Thread: Perfume trouble

    by pellen
    Replies
    25
    Views
    1,094

    Re: Perfume trouble

    So sorry to hear this, lievje.
    Again, everyone's given great advice and it seems that you have a pretty good understanding of just what the problem is so I won't add anything advice-wise.
    I'll...
  100. Replies
    51
    Views
    851

    Re: SotD Monday 11 February

    Thank you all for the birthday wishes! Bday is actually today, but I celebrated yesterday with a day of surprises planned by DH2B.

    Yesterday's SotD was Madame X, but that was mostly evening as...
Results 1 to 100 of 500
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4