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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Another one who goes by whatever fragrance grabs me on the day. Well Miller Harris Terre d'Iris was the one, perhaps because its a bright sunny day???
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 18 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Miller Harris Terre d'Iris.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Changing to Leighton Denny Leading Lilac(been polish free for a few days).
  4. Re: Ebay Selling: Generally Good, Sometimes Not: Short venting session

    I read on another forum the ebay section, it can be funny reading the sellers and the buyers.

    One seller got a very angry email demanding the penny in the photo to show the size of the item they...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Hello all. The sample of Cartier La Panthere again today.
  6. Re: Excellent smelling ladies perfume with longevity(shes 46 yrs old)

    Ah, okay then.

    31 Rue Cambon( all the Chanels last really well), Annick Goutals in edp version.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Hello all. A sample of the new La Panthere by Cartier, I should not like this one for a start its gardenia two reviews say fruity. I love it!!!!! I am truly doomed.
  8. Re: Excellent smelling ladies perfume with longevity(shes 46 yrs old)

    Well you need to know the type of fragrances she likes. You really expect this lady to just wear whatever you decide she should wear. Sorry those days are gone. She will wear want she likes, so...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 15 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Royal Bain de Caron in the peppercorn bottle.
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    Re: Royal Bain de Caron at TKMaxx!

    Yes, Kewart I did see it in Belfast on Saturday. I did say out loud. Holy Sh*t Batman!!!!! I even found one not in the plastic anti theft thing and opened for a nose. Its the latest version in...
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    Re: Question to UK Basenoters re: Royal Mail

    No not that recent, first stage came in January 2013.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 14 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Jaipur Homme. I owned Palais Jamais and swapped it away long ago.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 12 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Terry de Gunzburg Ombre Mercure.
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    Re: Infini - perplexed about the vintage

    I was very lucky to win a 75ml extract of 1960 Fleurs de Rocaille on ebay some years back. It was sealed and the top notes are a little faded but otherwise totally fabulous. The guy selling had...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 11 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Gobin Daude Biche Dans l'Absinthe
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I decided to go rare discontinued niche. Gobin Daude Biche Dans l'Absinthe. Such a great shame this house was never brought back.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 10 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Lyn Harris La Poudree.
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    Re: Infini - perplexed about the vintage

    I have the large Caron book and only ever seen that Inifini in it, goregous!!!!

    I have a small bottle of the extract 1970 version which is from the 1990s, very lovely aldehydic. I have thought...
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    Re: Done with EBay it's infested with fakes..

    I have no problems so far with Ebay. But then I am not buying the big in demand mass faked such as Chanel,Dior. I have bought many decants over the years(before the ban) and they were all the...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I too have more niche than you could throw a niche stick at. LOL
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Managed to get the new Givenchy Ombre Couture cream eyeshadow in shade 11(gorgeous deep coral) for £5 on ebay.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 9 April, 2014.

    Hello all.

    PG Iris Oriental / Iris Taïzo No14
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 8 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Halston classic
  24. Re: Anyone purchased a bottle of Aventus from cheapsmells/allbeauty.com?

    Not bought Creed but other brands from them. Fantastic service and everything genuine.
  25. Re: Please compare Vintage and modern Caron Bellodgia

    My Bellodgia which is edp was bought early 00s in the peppercorn bottle (I did try a sample of the edt but found it light and thin), it rich and deep spicy clove. In fact I think along with the SMN...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 7 April, 2014

    Hello all.

    Laura Mercier L'Heure Magique
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    Re: Male or female?

    Basenotes started as a male perfume forum, the women's section came a long time after.

    If you visit other forums they are mainly women as they started out as women's forums.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 6 April, 2014.

    Hello all. SMN Garofano
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Saturday, April 5, 2014

    Hello all. 31 Rue Cambon.
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    Re: 50% off Lynn Harris range at M&S

    Yes I bought candles a month back. Also La Poudre and La Fleur. they have the gift sets on sale at £12.50 as well. I too think they are discontinuing the range, because its been on sale so...
  31. Re: Can you tell you'll like a frag by the bottle design?

    No. A friend is a bottle collector and 99% of the time she loves the bottle the reason she will buy it, but hates the fragrance.

    Me, I have no interest in the bottle, its all about the juice. ...
  32. Thread: Serge luten

    by donna255
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    Re: Serge luten

    [QUOTE=Casts_by_fly;3113467]Cuir Mauresque would take quite a woman to wear it well.




    I wear Cuir Mauresque and get compliments every time. I find it dries down quite floral with leather,...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 4 April, 2014.

    Hello all. A sample of Guerlain Iris Ganache.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well I had a rummage and dug out my large sample of Guerlain Iris Ganache.
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    Re: Paloma Picasso perfume help

    I only ever seen the edp version in stores in the UK, didn't even know a edt existed until years later and I saw it online. Its not the same I know as I spotted a bottle about two years ago and...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I found this which is helpful, gourmand for beginners.

    http://perfumeshrine.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/perfume-primers-gourmand-fragrances-for.html
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    Re: "Jack" perfume by Richard E. Grant

    There was a 3 part documentary behind the scenes at Liberty London. This was featured in the final part, actually it gave the impression that Liberty had a input in creating the perfume with...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 3 April, 2014.

    Hello all. MPG Fleur d'Iris.
  39. Poll: Re: Would buy and wear a fragrance if everyone around you detested it but you loved it?

    Yes, I am the one wearing and enjoying it. If others don't like it, then don't stand so close and stop sniffing my fragrance.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 2 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Heeley Iris de Nuit
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 1 April, 2014.

    Hello all. Etro Heliotrope original version.
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    Re: Iris fan -- It's Official

    Dior Homme is loaded with iris

    MPG Fleur d'Iris(its a very green wet iris)

    MPG Iris Bleu Gris(a warm woody iris)

    Miller Harris Terre d'Iris.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 30 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Miller Harris Terre d'Iris.
  44. Re: Looking for a UK website that will ship to the US

    Unfortunately since the new postal regulations came in earlier this year, most online UK perfume retails won't ship outside the UK. It has to go by courier and finding one which will do it is very...
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    Re: Habanita Parfum Extract (30ml)

    I own the parfum 30mls, mine is about 10 our 11 years old. Its much smoother than the edt less of the massive vanilla bomb that is the edt(I do love the edt version as well). I get more of the...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 29 March, 2014

    Hello all. DSH Prana
  47. Re: Someone hating your fragrance - has this ever happened to you?

    A friend a few times has said to me, "I don't like that!" Each time its a different one but they were vanilla based(she does not like vanilla in perfume), I don't take her under my notice.

    I...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Okay, i am going with Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Lavande Velours. This was the one which I found first in the time frame when I searched.

    This was one of the first AA range released and I remember...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 28 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Lavande Velours.
  50. Thread: Anaïs Anaïs

    by donna255
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    Re: Anaïs Anaïs

    Oh!!!! unfortunately I cannot read German(I can do French ebay), my edp was a dab bottle as well.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Butter London Yummy Mummy, bought it really cheap on TKMaxx at the weekend.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I just went to the general directory advanced search. Never even thought of my wardrobe!!! Doh!!!!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 27 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Parfums Del Rae Mythique.
  54. Thread: Anaïs Anaïs

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    Re: Anaïs Anaïs

    Its always on sale here in the UK.

    I remember buying the edp(I believe it was limited edition back then), and loved it. I did not like the edt.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Okay, I had to go to Fragrantica(sp) to get a list by house.

    So I have a few that fit, Guerlain, Caron, L'Artisan and Annick Goutal to chose from released from 1990-1999.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 26 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Bottega Veneta.
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    Re: Shipping PERFUMES from US to UK

    Everything is x rayed now. They send it to Belfast to dealt with.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 25 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Van Cleef First edp.
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    Re: Andrea Maack's creations.

    I actually own Craft, which I bought cheaply in Les Senteurs' sale last year. It was a blind buy but I like the cold incense vibe. The one I really wanted was Silk as it sounded more like me, but...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 24 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Serge Lutens Laine de Verre sample
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 22 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Chanel Cuir de Russie parfum.
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    Re: AC/DC Black Ice EDT for Her

    NO!!!!!!!! Angus how could you jump on the band wagon.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Femme pdt.
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    One of my favourite families, I was wearing them before I ever knew what a Chypre was.

    Okay, going for my very first chypre Rochas Femme vintage pdt(before the cumin).
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Clinique Cheek Pop in Ginger from ebay(they are only released in the UK this week), so I got it cheaper.

    Chanel Tisse Camelia ombre quad(I had £5 on House of Fraser gift card).
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    Re: Prada question- Which version is this?

    Yes, Prada 2004, I own it bought on its release and the juice is yellow.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 19 March, 2014.

    Hello all.

    Louanges Profanes 19 by Parfumerie Generale
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 18 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Annick Goutal Myrrhe Ardente.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. Monday, March 17 2014

    Hello all. Parfums d'Orsay Arome 3.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 16 March, 2014.

    Hello all. SL Gris Clair
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 15 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Y edp vintage.
  72. Re: What have been some of your favorite blind buys and why? What made you take the risk?

    I have been very lucky with all my blind buys over the years. I read every review I can find for the perfume I am interested, check the notes then I dither for a while. Then have a think and...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I had a look think about this one. I finally decided on one I have not worn for a while.

    John Galliano by John Galliano edp
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 13 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Miller Harris Terre d'Iris
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 12 March, 2014.

    Hello all.
    Jaïpur Homme by Boucheron
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    Re: Apres l'Ondee reformulation

    I will say when they appeared in the new Bee Bottle. I have the older version which fitted into the 93ml size gold case and it is gorgeous heliotrope rich. The Bee Bottle is a lovely floral iris...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 11 March, 2014.

    Hello all.

    Calamity J by Juliette Has a Gun
  78. Re: Rediscovering old Gems : The Black and Gold Swan (Donna Karan, 1992)

    Gorgeous fragrance, rich and elegant so much better than the DKNY range. The bottle sometimes called the Klingon Phaser is a pain in the bum to use.

    To actually hit your neck you have to aim...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 10 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Chanel Pour Monsieur.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 9 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Diptyque Volutes.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 8 March, 2014.

    Happy International Women's Day.

    In Peace from SpaceNK.
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Eve Lom has released a make up range, foundations,primer, concealer, tinted moisturiser, mineral powder, bronzer.

    So I went and brought the foundation and concealer in Ivory.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 6 March, 2014.

    Hello all.

    Jaïpur Homme by Boucheron
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    Re: Revisiting a classic-Guerlain Jicky

    I adore Jicky but rarely wear it now. I still own the pdt and older parfum version. Now the other week I did wear it and it was like meeting a old well loved friend. I can remember in the late...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 5 March 2014.

    Hello all. Honore de Pres Vamp A NY
  86. Re: I literally don't get vetiver. Why would ANYONE want to smell grassy?

    I cannot wear it. Turns told bog body on me.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 4 March, 2014.

    Hello all. Laura Mercier L'Heure Maique
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    Re: Foundation for oily skin

    Do you use a foundation primer under your foundation?????

    It can help hold the foundation on. Well to be honest you will need to go to a shop how else will you get the correct shade?
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 3 March 2014.

    Hello all.


    Sexy Angelic
    by Honoré de Prés
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 2 March 2014.

    Hello all. A sample of Guerlain Little Black Dress Couture
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    Re: strawberrynet.com -100% trustworthy?

    Yes, this does happen on quite a few forums. Complaints about the a site and suddenly all these newbies pop up and rave how fabulous said company is. Strangely they never post again.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 1 March 2014.

    Hello all. Tom Ford Violet Blond.
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    Re: Guerlain Cuir de Russie

    Wasn't Jicky classed as the first modern fragrance in 1889, before that it was all colognes and floral fragrances?
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    Re: zodiac sign perfume

    I did see this in the old John Oakes book way back. I am Pieces and have the horror of aquatics and being a water sign no doubt that is what I will get.

    Pieces dreamy fish etc is what you...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    I adore Iris. Vetyer I do not do(unless its a base note and beaten down by other notes), it turns *bog body on me

    * You know those bodies they find buried in bogs, well I imagine them as damp...
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    Re: What did you used to wear back in the day?

    My first was Coty Wild Musk Oil in the 70s, then Aqua Manda, Cachet, then at 16 Rochas Femme and Dioressence.

    My mum wore Coty L'Amont (sp), Tweed, Moon Drops, Pagan and Youth Dew.
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Save The Bees palette from Chantecaille, so gorgeous.
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    Re: Lush's Big and Ladyboy

    I have two decants of Ladyboy, very strange but addictive. I get banana in the opening(I hate synthetic flavours, but love this), then it changes into something lovely. Like you not sure I would...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Well since I only own one Estee Lauder Private Collection that will be mine on the 27th
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 27 February, 2014.

    Hello all. L'Artisan Dzongkha.
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