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    Re: A Suggestion for Everyone

    What a great idea! I donate clothing but I never thought of fragrance. I must see if our local centres will take it.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 11 May 2011

    Prada.
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    Re: My sample of Diorella...

    I think I will give Dioressence and Miss Dior a try after the next lot of samples arrives. I don't think I've smelled Miss Dior since I was a girl. I'm glad that even though I was disappointed I had...
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    My sample of Diorella...

    It arrived yesterday. It's beautiful, it really is. But it's not my Holy Grail and I'm a bit disappointed; I was so ready to fall utterly in love with this fragrance. The search continues!
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    Re: S O T D Friday 11 September 2009

    Versace Versense! Happy birthday to Lilybelle!
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    Re: Today I bought ... September 09 purchases...

    I picked up a bottle of Versense last evening. They only had the ODT though; it's so pretty and I'm wondering if the ODP would have more lasting power.
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    Re: I'm dreaming of...

    At the moment, Diorella! I'm expecting my sample any day now.
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    Re: S O T D Wednesday 09 September 2009

    I'm so glad I'm not the only one whose imagination was fired by that interesting bottle and name :D

    I'm in Angel today but I may wash it off; it just doesn't go with sarcasm and cynicism.
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    Re: My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    That's what I thought! It's not overly cloying or sweet either with the sharpness of the green notes.

    Lovethescents, Fracas has always interested me largely because of the heated discussions about...
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    Re: My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    Yes, I think he's more of a gourmand guy too; he always compliments me when I wear Angel. I think I've just fallen so deeply in love with tuberose that I'm surprised that other people find it...
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    Re: My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    It is gorgeous! I decided to wear it to the office after lunch and see what happened. The reactions were varied:

    Male co-worker 1: Pretty, like walking in a garden. (I was a bit hesitant with the...
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    My sample of Carnal Flower has arrived

    And wow!! I expected sensuality but I'm almost afraid to wear this in public! It's sexy, dark, delicious and teasing. It makes me feel beautiful. A thousand blessings for a community like Basenotes...
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    Re: S o t D Monday 7 September 2009

    Poupee!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 September-09

    I'll be writing up procedural non conformities wrapped in the fragrance of Chanel N 5. Have a great day everyone.
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    Re: Today I bought ... September 09 purchases...

    Without the Internet I'd be stuck in a fragrance wasteland. My order of Je Reviens, Lolita Lempicka (sample) and Le Baiser du Dragon (sample) is on its way.
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    So far so good; I continue to think happy thoughts.
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    Re: Do you spritz before bed?

    I do with light and marine frags. I've found heavier scents can get stale on me overnight :(
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    Re: S o t D Tuesday, 1 September 2009

    Kenzo's Flower. We'll see if it keeps the Dementors at bay.
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    Re: SotD Friday, August 21 2009

    Prada.

    Happy Friday, everyone.
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    Re: Angel: how much is too much?

    * Hides * I'm wearing six sprays today; wrists, backs of knees, throat and nape. Granted I'm also wearing long sleeves and my skin seems to hug fragrance close. Haven't had any complaints though.
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    Re: S o t D Thursday 20 August

    Angel. I'm appreciating its creamy sweetness while battling a sinus infection on a rainy morning. I feel blanketed in something comforting. I can't believe I loathed this fragrance on first sniff.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 19th August

    Jaipur by Boucheron; comforting while wondering what path hurricane Bill will take. Good thoughts to all going through difficult times.
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    Re: sweet warm powerful scent for my wife

    Le Parfum Lalique.
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    Re: Fragrance of Space?

    I'm a huge geek too and I want that candle!! I could close my eyes and pretend I'm on a colony on one of Jupiter's moons.
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    Re: What Perfume Does Your Mom or Dad wear ?

    My mother kept a bottle of Opium secreted in her undies and lacy things drawer when I was a kid. I also remember Boucheron, Red Door and Clinique fragrances.

    Right now there are bottles of...
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    Re: Fragrance of Space?

    I just read the description of it and I am delighted beyond words to see "meteorite" listed as a note. This is going on my sample list.
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    Fragrance of Space?

    I may have been watching too much Sci Fi but it's been on my mind lately. What sort of fragrance would encapsulate Babylon 5 or Deep Space 9 "all alone in the night?" Starships in the cold, dark...
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    Re: This year I finished -- 2009

    I finished my bottle of Alien and replaced it. Nearly finished Bulgari Blv and D&G's Light Blue; I doubt I'll replace either this year.
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    Re: Most worn in July

    N. 5 EdP and Au the Rouge.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 August

    It is a beauty! It reminds me of July vacations in Barbados and early morning bathing with the tang and salt of the sea air.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 8 August

    Ebba - By Sea! If the rain continues this scent could be quite prophetic.
    Happy weekend to all!
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    Re: "The lotion is a must for me" what about you?

    I love to match fragrance with the lotion at night when the frag can take a boost without knocking anyone out of their shoes. Availability and variety tend to be problems in the Caribbean. My...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 5 August

    My sample of Ca' Luna by Acqua di Biella. Not much for sillage and longevity but remarkably pretty and cool like the tropics after rain.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 25th December

    I got a "Sweet Honesty" Avon giftset in a gift exchange at work. I wouldn't have chosen it myself and it's terribly young for me but it's mild and soft. I'll definitely use the body lotion. I'll wash...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 17 December

    Le Baiser; warm, rich, luxurious for about fifteen minutes. And now nothing. Very disappointing.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 December

    Calypso's Marine. My body may be in my cubicle but my spirit is taking a walk on a deserted beach, the air rich and deep with salt, seaweed and sea grass.
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    Re: Sotd, Monday, December 15

    Renee - L'eau.
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    Re: What smells do you hate?

    Violet and carnations.
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    Re: SotD Friday 12 December

    Prada Tendre and I feel wintery and cool and white Christmassy under the warm sun of my tropical Caribbean home. Not much in the way of sillage over time, unfortunately.
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    Re: Light fragrance for day wear?

    Thank you for the suggestions everyone :) You've given me lots to think about.
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    Light fragrance for day wear?

    I'd like to buy my mum a light daytime fragrance for her birthday in January. She has several frags for evening wear but for daytime she only has my Estee Lauder castoffs - Beyond Paradise and...
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 5 December

    Aqaba - Midnight Sun.

    Happy festive season to all!
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    Enchanted before trying?

    Has a perfume ever enchanted you before you even sampled it? Diorella has haunted my thoughts delightfully ever since I first learned of its existence. I love the name and the description of the...
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    Re: Scent for the workout?

    One spray of Bvlgari Blv; it's clean and uplifting and unlikely to knock anyone out of their trainers if the fragrance spikes.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 26 November

    Fou d'Absinthe is my companion on this mild, balmy November morning.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 16th July 2008

    No. 5!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 15 July

    L'air du Temps and I am realising gardenia and I can only be nodding acquaintences and not friends. * sighs *
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 July

    Angel. My opinion of this fragrance has evolved considerably since I first sampled and reviewed it. The blue juice is ceamy smooth and comforting today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 2 July

    Me too; I got a compliment almost as I walked in the door!
  50. You dislike the fragrance but love the memories?

    Poison was the fragrance of choice for every second girl in my early high school years. I wasn't overly fond of it then - imagine the combination of that sillage monster, heavy handed teenagers and...
  51. Thread: SotD 1 July -08

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    Re: SotD 1 July -08

    Thanks, Sakecat! We're in the early days of the rainy season; not quite monsoon strength but close.
  52. Thread: SotD 1 July -08

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    Re: SotD 1 July -08

    By Sea - Ebba; what with earth tremors at night and daily downpours a girl needs to be ready for the elements.
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    Re: SotD Friday 27 June

    Poupee - Rochas. Beautiful on a rare June day without rain in Trinidad.
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    Re: Adding some chocolate to my wife´s collection.... CHOCOLOVERS or AMOUR DE CACAO?

    I haven't tried the former but I found Amour de Cacao to be lovely and warm without overwhelming.
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    Re: June Purchases ?

    L'air du Temps and Poupee!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 February

    Mazzolari's Alessandro.
  57. Thread: Soapy scents

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    Re: Soapy scents

    Ebba's By Sea! It's a fresh shower and a morning walk along the beach.
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    Re: SotD Monday 18th February 2008

    Flower on this gray February morning.
  59. Re: An odd request - male or unisex fragrance that embodies

    Thank you all so much!
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    Re: How is fragrance regarded in your culture?

    Most of the scents I notice in Trinidad are very bland despite a multicultural population - "nice" scents you'd find in a good USA department store. The exchange rate and import taxes have a lot to...
  61. An odd request - male or unisex fragrance that embodies

    The scent of a footballer (soccer player) coming off the field after a game in winter time; frost in his hair, dirt and ice on his kit and maybe the scent of the woods and pine nearby.
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    Re: Recent Compliments

    I'm complimented almost every time I wear Alien. Today I wore Twirl all Girly and a male co-worker trailed me around like a happy puppy.
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    Re: Luckyscent sample suggestions

    The weather is a bit mixed; rainy in the early mornings, sunny around nine, rainy again at noon and in the evening. I spent seven years in Illinois and I miss the snow but not the freezing temps and...
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    Re: Today I bought... (for December 2007)

    My latest Luckyscent purchase came today - many samples!

    L'Artisan - Mandarine Tout Simplement and Timbuktu - both lovely but not intriguing after the first few minutes.

    Comptoir Sud Pacifique...
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    Re: Luckyscent sample suggestions

    You sound so organised about it all. * envies * I've been sampling lots too but it's the names that draw me in; I see a name like "Unicorn Spell" and I just have to find out what it's like.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 November

    Dipping into my sample of Luctor et Emergo; it conjures images of real wood floors, grandmother's love translated through cherry pies and rum soaked fruit cake and the scent of cherry trees on the...
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    Re: Did you like your mom's favorite scent?

    Opium was my mother's special occasion perfume when I was growing up. When I was very small she kept it in her lingerie drawer and forbade me from using it; it infused the scent with mystery and...
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    Re: So my samples came from Lucky Scent

    Thanks! I've gotten over the ill and weak stage but the runny nosed-coughing-dull sense stage is still with me so no sampling for a while yet.
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    So my samples came from Lucky Scent

    And for the past week I've been down with a noxious flu! All I can do is stare at them all golden and seductive in their little vials.
  70. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur and LuckyScent - Oh happy day!

    Thank you so much! I'm just off to shower and start my day of testing. Those happily dancing emoticons are too cute!
  71. Re: L'Artisan Parfumeur and LuckyScent - Oh happy day!

    I'm picturing the happy dance to be very much like Snoopy's; feet skipping, face turned up to the sun :) I'm going to sample this one properly tomorrow as it will be the first day of my week's...
  72. L'Artisan Parfumeur and LuckyScent - Oh happy day!

    I might sound like a country mouse in this post but I'm too excited to care.

    My mother was clearing out the guest room today in preparation for a visit from her brothers; she pulled a rather dusty...
  73. Re: Guess the Perfume... Airline Flight Attendant Edition!

    Casts vote for Angel too.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 8 August

    Just a touch of Cabotine!
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    Re: Jury Duty Fragrance

    I added this to my collection today. I went in and sampled on Tuesday, I believe. I abhored it on the tester strip but tried a bit on my wrist and headed for home. Before I was properly out of the...
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    Jury Duty Fragrance

    I'll be serving on a jury for three weeks or so and I thought I'd treat myself to something new. The jury room is on the tiny side. Any ideas for a quiet, distinctive fragrance that won't knock...
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    Re: is there something wrong with me?

    I don't think there's anything wrong with you; the first spray of a fragrance is often overpowering. I often feel assaulted by fragrances at first sniff; Insolence was like being smothered in a...
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    Re: What do you smell on others?

    Lots of the newer Estee Lauder, RL Style and various D&Gs.
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    New and in the market for recommendations

    What a wonderful community, I'm so glad I found it! My interest in fragrances has been growing for the past year or so. Most of the fragrances in my collection are nice without being special and I'm...
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