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    Re: SOTD - Sunday, 25 July 2010

    Hi, everyone! It's very hot here today but I don't care because it's my 21st birthday! Yay! Wearing Paris EDP, one of my b-day presents.
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    Re: SOtD Thursday the 22th of July

    It was Ava Luxe's Figue Noir for me today. Such a delicious woodsy fig frag - so sad that Serena's not offering it on Etsy right now. :(
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Made a Fragrance.net order today. Got:

    - Sonya Rykiel's Belle en Rykiel
    - Chopard's Casmir
    - Boucheron Trouble
    - Agent Provocateur (:kiss:)
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    Re: Most anticipated launch?

    The new Hypnotic Poison flanker, above all else. But I also like the sound of the new Etat and Amouage perfumes.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 20 July 2010

    Testing Chopard's Casmir today and really digging it. :)
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    Re: Prada Infusion d'Iris EDT

    Meh. I'd much rather see Prada bring out something new than rehash their old releases, much as I love Infusion d'Iris.
  7. Re: please recommend my next purchase based on...

    I would recommend checking out the Costamor line, which is available at Luckyscent. I like Sugarwood.
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    Re: Lady Gaga Perfume

    I love Gaga but I'm not really looking forward to this. I have no faith in celebrity frags.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 13 July

    I slathered myself with Villainess's Datura products - layered soap, scrub, and body creme and I'm very, uh, fragrant right now. Datura is a really nice tropical white floral, perfect for muggy...
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    Re: Over / Under-rated Fragrances?

    Another really great frag that I haven't heard much about is Sonia Rykiel's Belle en Rykiel. It's fairly inexpensive too, from what I've seen online.

    Notes: Mandarin, Red Currant, Lavender...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday July 11, 2010

    Wearing Bois 1920's Real Patchouly. It's a really nummy deep amber that reminds me a lot of SL Ambre Sultan.

    Notes: Texas Citron, Indian Sandalwood, Vanilla, Amber.
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    Over / Under-rated Fragrances?

    Ever since I started getting really into perfume, I've been hearing rave reviews about Narciso Rodriguez's For Her. It's in the MUA Top 25, got four stars from Luca Turin, and seems to be highly...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday the 10th of July

    I'm going to a tea party today, decided to wear Givenchy Amarige from my new bottle. :)
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    Re: How many fragrances do you test?

    The short answer: way too many! I have a ton of samples to get through (it seems like I'll never get done with them!) but I'm really careful when I test things - I usually only test once a day, twice...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Yay for Anne Pliska and Soir de Lune, knit_at_nite! (For some reason, I keep misreading your name as kite_at_night, though. :rolleyesold:)

    Today I had a *horrible* day at work, so I bought SL...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    I assume you're talking about the Auguste sampler pack? Those frags sound lovely!
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    Re: S O T D Tuesday 06 July 2010

    Testing (as always) Trish McEvoy Sexy #9. It's a nice blackberry musk, like Mure Et Musc by L'Artisan. I think I prefer Sexy, though. It's juicier and has better sillage. I've heard that it's very...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Whadya get, Mimi Gardenia?
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday, 4 July 2010

    Bois des Iles!
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    Re: Please scent me for a wedding!

    For me, weddings = florals. I think La Chasse Aux Papillions applied lightly would be very charming and flirty. Or maybe Kai or Diorissimo.
  21. Re: 40 yr. old male with two nieces 12 and 14 when is it okay for girls to start wearing perfumes an

    I started wearing perfumes when I was in junior high, so that would have made me 12-13. I had some pretty mature tastes, too - Hypnotic Poison, Lolita Lempicka, Anna Sui, Gap Grass, Be Delicious were...
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    Re: S o t D, Saturday, 3 July 2010

    Testing Michael Storer's Yvette right now. It's a very sweet candied floral - I hope if develops a little more later.

    Notes: Tropical Flowers, Rose Otto, Heliotrope, Muguet, Tonka, Sandalwood,...
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 2nd of July

    Beatin' the heat in Prada Infusion d'Iris today.
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Rei Rien's having a 10% off sale for the 4th of July, so I bought:

    - Givenchy Amarige EDT
    - Ungaro Diva EDP
    - Cartier Delices EDP
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    Re: So t d Thursday 1 July 2010

    Hi! :) Today I'm wearing Fragonard Miranda, which just might be my holy grail coconut scent. It smells like coconut candy and is making my mouth water.
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    Thank you for your salutations, bookwyrmsmith, Warum, and Mimi Gardenia! :D

    My family returned home from Canada tonight and Mom brought me back a bottle of Flowerbomb from the duty free shop, so...
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    Re: So t D Wednesday 30 June 2010

    I went with one of my standbys, Bath and Body Works Vanilla Noir, today. I highly recommend it to my fellow vanilla fanatics. :)
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    Re: Your summer rotation :-)

    For warm weather I really like:

    - B Never Superworldunknown (which might get resurrected by Gorilla Perfumes?)
    - Bvlgari Omnia Green Jade
    - Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Abricot
    - Marc...
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    I love ordering samples! There's something so fun about holding 10 different perfumes in your hands at once. Not to mention, the stores around here don't have very many interesting offerings, so most...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 29th of June

    Good morning! (Afternoon, maybe? I just woke up.) Testing Ungaro's Diva today. I'm really enjoying it - despite the fact that my hair's a mess and I've got makeup smudges under my eyes, it's making...
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    Re: S o t d Monday 28 June 2010

    I just got home from work and am completely exhausted. It took me a while to remember what I wore today. Turn's out it was Flowerbomb. I have a weird relationship with it. I always think I don't like...
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    Re: The sweetest, yummiest, foodiest vanilla ?

    Definitely check out either Acqua di Parma's Mandorlo di Sicilia or Lostmarch's Lann-Ael. They both smell very similar, *very* sweet gourmand vanilla.
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    Re: Forbes article: Most Expensive Perfumes

    Yeah, if you put any fragrance in a Baccarat bottle and encrust it with diamonds, of course it's going to be expensive! I wish there was a way of measuring how expensive the juice itself is, without...
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    Re: S of the D - Sunday June 27

    Hi, everyone. Today's my day off from working, so I've devoted it to testing. Right now I'm trying Patou's Sira des Indes, which is kind of a disappointment. :( There's something in the opening that...
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    Re: SotD - Friday the 25th of June

    Wearing Acqua di Parma's Mandorlo di Sicilia today. I really like it - it's a yummy foodie vanilla, but it reminds me a little too much of Lostmarch's Lann-Ael.
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 22nd June, 2010

    CSP's Vanille Abricot for me today. :)
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    DKNY Be Delicious - It's one of those perfumes that screams FRUIT and is super sweet, but I've been wearing it a long time and have grown pretty attached to it.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday the 20th of June

    Happy Father's Day to those celebrating it! :D

    Testing Caron's Narcisse Noir today. I'm kinda disappointed - I thought it was going to be a big booming floral with incense undertones, but all I'm...
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    Re: Perfumes that just smell awful on you!

    Rochas Tocade smelled like burning rubber on me, which was a little disappointing because Luca Turn said such nice things about it in Perfumes: The Guide. Rats.
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    Re: New By Kilian: Love And Tears

    :shocked: Sounds good to me - I love the Killian line.
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, June 19, 2010

    Neat! I just tested Madame X last night and really liked it.

    Today I'm re-testing Yosh's Ginger Ciao EDP which is satisfying my major coconut craving. Yum!
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    Re: S O T D Friday 18 June 2010

    Today I went with one of my guilty pleasure scents - DKNY Be Delicious.
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    Re: Favorite BBW scents

    I am very much in love with Vanilla Noir - it is absolutely perfect during our cold Ohio winters. I also like:

    - Warm Vanilla Sugar (great vanilla for layering under perfumes & comforting to...
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    Re: S O T D Thrusday 17 June 2010

    Wearing Ava Luxe's Turkish Vanilla today. It is indistinguishable from POTL on me - yay for less expensive smell-alikes!
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    Re: Sotd - Wednesday the 16th of June

    Hi, everyone. :) Wearing Tauer's L'Air du Desert Marocain and feelin' sultry.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday the 15th of June

    After reading the beeswax thread I decided to put on some Tom Ford Moss Breches. It's divine - warm, soft, and cuddly. :2vrolijk_08:
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    Re: Beeswax Note

    I don't know if you feel comfortable buying fragrances on Ebay, but I don't think HH is that hard to find. It usually goes for about $15-20, so if you're interested, you might want to watch the BPAL...
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    Re: Beeswax Note

    A lot of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab fragrances feature a very natural beeswax note. It's *very* prominent in Hanerot Halalu, which is a really beautiful frag. The notes are olive oil, beeswax, and...
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    Re: Time spent with perfumes.....

    I spend at least 2 hours a day on perfume. There's reading Basenotes and perfume blogs, deciding which perfume to wear for the day, testing, and then blogging about the results on my own site. Don't...
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    Re: Seductive fragrance

    I think Aroma M's Geisha Noir EDP is a fabulously sexy fragrance. I would also recommend:

    - BPAL Snake Oil
    - Vivienne Westwood Boudoir
    - Molinard Habanita
    - Ava Luxe Turkish Vanilla
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday, June 12, 2010

    Happy birthday, Le Grand Duc! :birthdays:

    Decided to test Costamor's Sugarwood today. It ended up washing off at work, but while I could smell it I thought it was rather nice - very sweet and...
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    Re: Best blind/unsniffed purchases?

    I used to do a lot of blind buying when I got into perfume because I couldn't wait to buy samples, test them, and then deliberate over my favorites. You know how it is - you want to smell and own...
  53. Re: If you could recommend one scent to everyone today....

    Glad to find a fellow BF fan, ronni! :D

    Another new fave of mine is Keiko Mecheri's Peau de Peche - it smells like fuzzy peaches with a little bit of powder. Mmm...
  54. Re: If you could recommend one scent to everyone today....

    Bois Farine by L'artisan! It smells warm and nutty, with a little bit of baking flour and powder rounding things out. I know it sounds weird, but it's a wonderful powdery fragrance that isn't too...
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    Re: S o t D - Friday, June 11, 2010

    Putain Des Palaces for this sunny Friday afternoon.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 10 JUNE 2010

    Ooh, Le Grand Duc, I love Miss Dior Cherie.

    I hope everyone's having a lovely day. I'm testing Juliette Has A Gun's Lady Vengeance which is a nice rose / patchouli scent. I think Citizen Queen is...
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    Re: Perfumes for Romantic Wear!

    I think lush florals (esp. tuberose) are really romantic. Some awesome ones are:

    - YSL Paris
    - Parfums de Nicolai Sacrebleu
    - Killian Liaisons Dangereuses
    - Heeley Ophelia
    - Patou 1000
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    Re: S O T D wednesday June 9th 2010

    Sporting Teo Cabanel's Alahine today. Notes are: Bergamot, Lavender, Ylang-Ylang, Bulgarian Rose, Moroccan Rose, Jasmine, Orange Blossom, Iris, Rock Rose, Patchouli, Benzoin, Vanilla, Musk.

    I...
  59. Re: The shade of your (toe)nails? AKA The Nail Polish thread

    I can't wear nail polish at work (seriously devastated about that) but I've got OPI Peel Me A Gobi Grape on my toes. It's a really gorgeous deep purple with golden shimmer.
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    Re: Perfume solids in a compact

    Yes, I remember going with my mom to the Estee Lauder counter and ogling at all the compacts while she bought her make up. I remember they had a really cool one in the shape of a lion that I loved....
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, June 8, 2010

    Good morning! I'm starting off the day testing L'Artisan's Mure et Musc Extreme.
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    Re: Perfume solids in a compact

    I like Lush's solid perfumes - they're nice little pick me ups, but don't have enough scent for a full days wear, IMO.

    I'm dying to try some of Aftelier's solid perfumes, but they're pricey. The...
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    Re: A scent for a special occasion

    What a sweet idea! Do you have an restrictions, i.e. price, availability? If not, here are some things I would have loved to receive on my 18th. (I'll be 21 in a month, so I guess we're in the same...
  64. Re: Has anyone smelled Tilda Swinton, the new ELdO scent yet ?

    For what it's worth, I've tried it after ordering a sample from Luckyscent. I really like it and might even by a bottle of it later on. It's hard to describe - it's definitely got gourmand facets but...
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 7th of June

    Hi, everyone! Newbie here. :)

    Today I'm wearing Dior Hypnotic Poison.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi, everyone! I recently discovered this site and have been eagerly reading reviews, looking up new brands, and making lists of things to try. Iíve been collecting perfume oils for the past two years...
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