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    Cigarettes, Alcohol and Perfume

    I'm not an everyday smoker but when I go out for a drink I sometimes have a cigarette or three. Well the other night I was at a party and after a few cigarettes and more than a few glasses of wine I...
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    whats your man-magnet ?

    Yeah i realize all men are different and they all have different tastes and like different scents etc etc.... but which of the perfumes in your collection tend to attract the attention/compliments of...
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    Carolina Hererra fragrances

    Hi,
    If you are familiar with any of the Carolina Hererra fragrances, please tell me if the gardenia note really stands out in any of them? apart from that, is there a CH fragrance that you...
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    Re: Orientals in the summertime..

    thanks for all your lovely answers ! i love orientals but always feel self-conscious wearing them in warm weather. now i know it can be done i will experiment some more, and try some of these you...
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    Orientals in the summertime..

    Ok, not necessarily orientals, but are there any heavy perfumes that you often seen marketed for 'evening' or 'winter' but you wear them with equal success (or maybe they even work better for you) in...
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    Re: A question about a perfume

    http://www.4-fragrances.com/women/hot-couture-w.htm
  7. Recs please... what florals could you wear for a big night out?

    hello my fellow basenoters !
    i don't know why but recently i am very attracted to florals and i just want to wear them all the time ! so far i've tried all sorts of green, fresh, fruity, tropical,...
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    Re: Come On! You know you love Coty Wild Musk!

    I'm sure its available in the UK - i recall sampling it in a Boots in london at christmas time the year before last.
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    Mahora - discontinued?

    I've read some great reviews about this fragrance but i've also heard its been discontinued. is this true and if so why? its seems weird to me that a popular guerlain would be discontinued.
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    Re: Come On! You know you love Coty Wild Musk!

    lol! i agree about the musky love thingy, i'm so loving this thread... brings back some great memories! i'd love to try some other musky frags if anyone can recommend something not tooo expensive,...
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    Re: Come On! You know you love Coty Wild Musk!

    i think Coty Wild Musk is fabulous, but on me personally its a bit too 'clean' smelling... my favourite is Jovan Musk, i was quite obsessed with it as a young teenager and used to wear it to school,...
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    Re: Fragrances that you find oppressive...

    Oppressive:

    Crystal Noir - i love the smell of it, adore gardenia, but there is something dark and heavy about it that makes me feel uncomfortable whenever i wear it.

    Liberating:

    Sung - ...
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    Re: Sand & Sable by Coty

    thanks for your comments people ! well my bottle arrived this morning and what can i say.. for the price this is a great fragrance... not quite what i was expecting, although it does live up to its...
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    Re: Fresh yet sexy summer fragrance?

    have you tried Fidji by Guy Laroche? Its fresh and light and woodsy and spicy all at the same time and although i'm not a big fan of florals either, i love this in the summer.. i think it has a sexy...
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    Re: Birthday Gift for Mom

    I would definitely recommend Sung by Alfred Sung. Its a delicate, fresh but quite complex green floral. Some people say its a 'young' fragrance but my 50 year old mother wears it and it suits her...
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    Re: Michael by Michasel Kors

    I wear this sometimes, i think its quite nice but nothing very special. I have a friend who wears it all the time and it smells great on her. whenever i go out with her at least one man will tell...
  17. Re: Recs for something powdery, soft, pref. Italian?

    i don't know if its quite what you're after but i thought of Oh! de Moschino
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    Sand & Sable by Coty

    i've ordered a bottle of this stuff because its dirt cheap and has gardenia, and i have read some interesting reviews on it. curious to hear more though.. have you tried it, and if so what did you...
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    wow, that is interesting.. mmm i wonder what thats all about!
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    Re: Most Beautiful Fragrance for Men Revisited

    I think Gucci pour Homme is beautiful and comforting.. when i smell it I imagine the man who would wear this would be strong yet gentle and able to keep me safe and warm.. :-)
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    Re: Revlon: Unforgettable Too!

    Hi Anthony87, sorry i can't help you with your quest but I just had a look on the official Revlon website and neither Unforgettable nor Unforgettable Too are displayed in their fragrance section......
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    Your favourite all-rounder?

    hi,
    which of your favourite perfumes do you personally feel most comfortable wearing on any occasion, at any time, summer or winter, noon or night?
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    Re: Fragraces with Gardenia

    Wow, this is so exciting, I didn't realise there were so many Gardenia-dominated fragrances out there ! would love to hear some descriptions of these frags.. if anyone feels like humouring me. ...
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    Fragraces with Gardenia

    hi, Please recommend some fragrances with gardenia. i love Crystal Noir, want to try some others as i love this note. thanks
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    Re: Fragrance for a hot date !!

    Thanks Divatologist, I have tried Alien and loved it too ! haven't had a chance to get hold of any samples and can't afford a bottle of the stuff at the moment but its one i will definitely invest...
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    Re: What are your impressions of Kouros

    i bought this for my ex-boyfriend because i loved how it smelled when i tested it on a card. but i didn't like it on him, i thought it was too harsh and stuffy. I imagine it would be nice for an...
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    Fragrance for a hot date !!

    Hi people,
    I have a date tonight with a guy i really like and i want to smell as sexy and irresistable as possible ! i have a selection of my favourites - i love them all but don't know how to...
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    Your favouritely newly-released fragance

    Hi people, i am newly interested in perfume and don't know a lot about it... but since joining basenotes i am intrigued to notice how many people are into the older, lesser know fragrances, and also...
  29. Thread: Youth-Dew

    by Artemisia
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    Re: Youth-Dew

    My mother was very much into fragrances when I was a young girl and she bought Youth Dew for my older sister as a 16th birthday present. My sister loved it so much, it is still her favourite scent...
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    Re: Other half's scent.

    I bought my hubby Kouros after sampling it on a card, but it didn't suit him at all, was overpowering and seemed too 'stuffy' for his casual demeanor. Recently he got himself some CK One and I adore...
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    Re: Most complimented

    My biggest compliment-getter so far is Sung by Alfred Sung, mostly from women but its my hubby's favourite too. Have received some compliments from men when wearing Coco Chanel.
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    Re: what do you think of Dune, by Dior?

    I think its a lovely fragrance in all weather, day or night ! It always reminds me of the sea...
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    Please suggest some good Review sites

    I love reading fragrance reviews, so far have discovered Basenotes and Makeupalley are good, but are there any other sites you can suggest that have lots of reviews?
    thanks !
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    Re: Any suggestions?

    I don't know much about perfume, but I'd like to suggest a favourite I've recently discovered. It seems to meet your criteria.. Sung by Alfred Sung, available online at quite reasonable prices.
  35. What can make a Floral scent deeper /more interesting?

    Hi
    Being a newbie to the perfume world i just been discovering what i can wear and i am kinda disappointed.... i really, really like chypres when i smell them on others, but on me they are just...
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    Re: What perfume would this lady wear?

    Thanks for all your beautiful and intriguing replies to my question!

    Therese and ComDiva - as I stated in my question, it was only a fun exercise, I will certainly get my friend to sample and...
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    Crystal Noir by Versace

    I'm going to order a sample of this stuff and just wanted to know if I should go for the EDT or EDP?
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    What perfume would this lady wear?

    This thread is inspired by a beautiful woman I know who has yet to discover the joys of fragrance. although i know a lot more goes into choosing a perfume for someone, this is just a fanciful...
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    Re: Sexy chypre? Or no?

    Thank you for your suggestions.
    I've been looking up chypres and Niki de saint Phalle sounds interesting.. anyone familiar with this? would you class it as more a 'fresh' chypre or a 'leathery'...
  40. Re: Inoffensive scents for the faint-of-nose?

    Just a suggestion, if you haven't tried it - Attraction by Lancome. This one is so inoffensive that a lot of the reviews I've read tend to say that its downright boring! But I tried it nonetheless...
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    Sexy chypre? Or no?

    I told an SA I was looking for a sexy chypre to wear as an evening scent. she said i should rather go for an oriental as chypre's are not very sensual and are more suited to the office than to go...
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    Skin types and perfume

    can't find a thread specifically about this - is there an article or blog someone can refer me to? i'm interested in how perfume changes on different skin types - dry skin, dark skin, oily skin,...
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    Ever had a false scent-memory?

    Hello, i'm new to basenotes. don't know a lot of perfumes yet and to be honest i think i'm pretty useless at identifying them! i would love to learn more tho' as i just love all kinds of perfumes,...
  44. Thread: EDT or EDP?

    by Artemisia
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    EDT or EDP?

    What is the essential difference between EDT and EDP? and how do you decide which one to go for if price is not an issue?
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    Is this a common problem?

    I am new to this community board but have been looking at this website a long time. i have a general interest in perfumes and colognes. something i'm curious about is that the chypre scents my best...
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