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    Re: Most worn in February 2016

    That's a fabulous line-up! :)
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    Re: Most worn in February 2016

    Keiko Mecheri Attar de Roses - 8 daytime wears and most nights
    Prada Infusion d'Iris - 5 day time wears
    Chanel Bois des Iles - 4 day time wears
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    Re: Perfumes and Magic: What does this one do?

    Oh, very interesting, thanks for sharing! :)
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    Re: Carcinogens in fragrance

    Life is full of risks. Big and small. The fact is we don't know the effects of everything in our perfumes. If you're worried about it, then don't wear it. But if that's your attitude you better...
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    Re: Coco Reformulation or Olfactory Fatigue?

    In 2014 the majority of Chanels (including Coco) underwent a widely disliked reformulation. You are probably smelling a 2014 batch.
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    Re: "That kind" of Jasmine

    Sarrasins +1
    Bruno Acampora Jasmin +1

    Maybe hunt down some vintage Joy parfum?
  7. Re: Looking for something similar to Chloe Classic, but more pungent smelling, any recommendations?

    ^^^I too wonder what you mean. Here are a couple choices, which one are you talking about?

    Chloe Chloe (original Chloe perfume released in 1975 and discontinued)...
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    Re: What are 5 fragrances you couldn't do without?

    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Chanel Coromandel
    Guerlain Samsara
    Prada Infusion d'Iris
    Keiko Mecheri Attar de Roses
  9. Re: Coco Noir, Pomegranate Noir, Opium - where next?

    +1 to Chanel Coco
    Jo Malone's Dark Amber and Ginger Lily
    Not exactly in the same family but definitely the same vibe: Samsara
  10. Thread: scent of banana?

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    Re: scent of banana?

    I agree with Aurora Nomade, but you should also check out Jean Patou's Sira des Indes and D&Gs Sicily.
  11. Re: Looking for J.R. Watkins lemon cream in a fragrance

    You should really check out DKNY Sweet Delicious Creamy Meringue, I bet you'll find it spot on.
    http://www.fragrantica.com/perfume/Donna-Karan/DKNY-Sweet-Delicious-Creamy-Meringue-14328.html...
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    Re: Alternative to Chanel Mademoiselle

    Check out beautyspin, I've had good luck with them. :)
  13. Re: Mysterious Occult Scent for Seduction recommendations?

    I would recommend:
    Serge Lutens Borneo 1834
    MFK's Absolue Pour le Soir
    Nasomatto Black Afghano +1
    Parfumerie Generale Coze
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    Re: Alternative to Chanel Mademoiselle

    If you like patchouli but want a gentler fragrance reminiscent of CoCo Mad that still has patchouli, consider trying L'Eau de Chloe or Miss Dior EDP. For lighter versions try Miss Dior EDT or Miss...
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    Re: Amouage feminines: which have the most leather?

    Hmm, none of them really strike me as totally leather forward. I guess Memoir is the closest and then perhaps Fate but none of them are leather fragrances per se. For what its worth, I've always...
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    Re: Thoughts on Chanel Chance Line

    I quite like the Chance line. Eau Fraiche is nice and performs averagely on me. I got a couple compliments from women during a sample wear. I think your gf will be pleased.
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    Poll: Re: Favorite Sandalwood?

    Bois des Iles is my hands down favorite, followed closely by vintage Samsara.
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    Re: Signature Fragrance

    Keiko Mecheri Attar de Roses is my signature.
    No, I don't wear it every day.
    Yes, people associate it with me.
    I wear it at least once a week, for all big family events, and usually also wear...
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    Re: What perfumes do you wear to work?

    I mostly wear my iris or rose fragrances to work. Nothing with heavy patchouli.
  20. Re: what's your favorite dark fragrance with a fruit note?

    Femme Rochas
    Indult's Isvaraya
    Annick Goutal Mon Parfum Chéri, par Camille
  21. Re: Any Women Tired of the Choice Between Fruity-Floral and Cupcake?

    Your premise is flawed and you're not looking hard enough.

    I'm not saying that everything that's coming out these days is fabulous, I'm not even saying that majority of it great (for any...
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    Re: What's on your holiday wishlist?

    I'm hoping for a back up bottle of Keiko Mecheri's Attar de Roses, another bottle of Prada's Infusion d'Iris, and a bottle of Maria Candida Gentile's Burlesque.
  23. Re: What is your signature scent, or your favorite scent?

    My signature is Keiko Mecheri Attar de Roses but my favorite perfume Chanel's Bois des Iles.
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    Re: Myrrhe and Opoponax -- Let's discuss

    +1 to both suggestions. I agree, the myrrh in both is pretty prominent though still tempered by iris. I actually find that Bois d'Iris has more a more satisfying myrrh note than Bois d'Argent.
    ...
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    Re: Tauerville Amber Flash

    Ditto to what foxbins said.
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    Re: Let's talk about Chypre

    Fragrantica's algorithm seems to drive what is classified as what. Over the years I have noticed many of the incense focused fragrances are also classified by their algorithm as chypres when the are...
  27. Re: Share Your Favorite Non-Niche scents for Fall/Winter

    My most worn designer scents in cold weather are:
    Angel
    Aromatics Elixir
    Samsara
    Prada Amber
    Miss Dior Le Parfum
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2015

    Whoa! For real? Bois Noir?! That is amazing.
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    Re: Best Bond no. 9 Fragrance for Women

    There are lots of great options, I think its best for her to just sniff around and see what she likes. My favorite is West Side which is a rose vanilla combo.
  30. Re: Does Annick Goutal mostly do really old-fashioned scents?

    Danieq Myrrhe Ardente has been discontinued for awhile now, even before the reformulation and packaging changes happened. If you want it, get it now.
  31. Re: Does Annick Goutal mostly do really old-fashioned scents?

    Hi LadyDragonFire :) I think I catch your drift. The Annick Goutal line is primarily classic compositions that reflect more of an 'old world sensibility' meaning that many are floral focused or...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday 4th November 2015

    Good evening everyone.
    This evening I'm enjoying a small cloud of ANGEL. :engel017:

    MJDancer I love ChocoMusk!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd November, 2015

    Jon Thank you, I'm hoping so too! :) *crosses fingers*
    ScentsSibyl Shanaan is gorgeous, it doesn't get enough attention IMO.
    mike bestill my heart, I adore Bois des Iles in any form but I can...
  34. Re: Who gives the "green light" on a new perfume release?

    In terms of designer fragrances for larger houses, it does seem that creative directors did have some influence on what was getting released. Look at Tom Ford for example. You can trace his path...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs--Impressions

    Wanted to add that though I've worn Coromandel since 2010, I've never really smelled the famed white chocolate note (though I'd like to). To me its predominately a patchouli, frankincense, benzoin...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs--Impressions

    Kotori thank you for sharing your insights.

    Personally, I am a huge fan of the Chanel Les Exclusifs line. I currently own Bois des Iles (finished, repurchased and backed up in both EDT and...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - November 2015

    Byredo's Ambre Japonais
    TOP: coriander seed, black pepper
    HEART: sandalwood
    BASE: sesame, bourbon vanilla
    http://byredo.com/en/images/790/large.jpg
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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    Bahahaha! :2vrolijk_08:

    Anyway, back on track now. Here are the ones I've found to be the worst to my nose:

    Blue Grass by Elizabeth Arden
    Fumidus by Profumum Roma
    Femme de Mont Blanc...
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    Re: what is the WORST smelling fragrance

    LMAO, wow. That sounds truly horrible!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd November, 2015

    Good morning everyone :)
    Woke up to a massive head cold this morning. Even though I can't really smell much of anything right now for habit's sake I decide on a single spray of Miss Dior Le Parfum...
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    Re: What is the "Aventus" of female fragrances?

    Nice review, thanks for the link. :)
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    Re: Upcoming new Infusions (PRADA)

    Am I the only one paranoid that this relaunch means the original has also been reformulated?
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st November, 2015

    Good morning everyone :)
    My SOTD is Coromandel.
    http://www.chanel.com/en_US/fragrance-beauty/cms2export/Site1Files/file62961/08_Coromandel.jpg
  44. Re: Vintage Y - Yves Saint Laurent - recent purchase

    Hi Paul P :) Congrats on a wonderful acquisition! I inherited two vintages bottles of Y from my gran that look identical to your pics. One was from 1968 and one was from 1973 and I know this...
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    Re: What is the "Aventus" of female fragrances?

    Interesting, but I don't think that's a clear representation. They are all certainly noteworthy fragrances but all of these are heavily adopted by the male BNers too so that is undoubtedly skewing...
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    Re: What is the "Aventus" of female fragrances?

    I also think there is no female equivalent of Aventus.

    There is no equivalent that we argue about, obsess over and claim as the ultimate weapon in catching the opposite sex. Sure, some of us...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st October, 2015

    mjdancer Mandragore Pourpre is a fabulous choice for Halloween.

    Kotori L'ambre des Merveilles is also the lightest of the three you listed (to my nose anyway). If you haven't also tried the...
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    +1 to part of this. Very often I see people be hostile, elitist, exclusionary and judgmental on here though I would not agree that it is a general attitude. When compared to other fragrance focused...
  49. Thread: Summer Perfumes

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    Re: Summer Perfumes

    I agree, the camphor note in TC is amazing in the heat. Great choice!
  50. Thread: Summer Perfumes

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    Re: Summer Perfumes

    My summer favorites:

    Hermes Eau des Merveilles
    Chanel Eau de Cologne
    Chanel Chance Eau Tendre
    Byredo Gypsy Water (wearable in all seasons actually)
    Amouage Homage (also wearable all seasons)...
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    Re: What will you be wearing this Christmas?

    I'll be wearing Keiko Mecheri's Attar de Roses on Christmas as I always tried to wear the same fragrance for family get-togethers. For my husband's corporate party I'll probably wear Chanel's Bois...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th October, 2015

    ExtremeK you're welcome! Ya, the price is steep :/ I keep going back and forth about whether or not I can really deal with periodic decant buying or if I need to just bite the bullet. I suggested...
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    Re: Morticia Addam's perfume

    Hi FrouFrou :) I snooped your wardrobe and it seems to me you have lots of great choices. I think its a great excuse to wear one of your darker, fabulous, witchy, chypres like Magie Noire or...
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    Re: What gourmand comes to mind...

    I adore Poison. Its definitely a statement maker, distinctive, dark and mysterious. The reason no one mentioned it before was that you specifically asked for non-floral gourmands: Poison has a huge...
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    Re: An idea...

    I love this idea!
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Today I pulled out one of my budget favs, Revlon Black Cherry.
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    Re: ONE note you HATE the most

    Fig notes seem to ruin every composition for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2015

    ExtremeK it occurs to me that you might enjoy the Xerjoff more.
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    Re: Is Jimmy Choo man worth it ?

    No. Think of it this way: if you really like the Chanel you can buy it now or you can buy it later after you're dissatisfied with your other purchase.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2015

    Good evening everyone, today I'm wearing Xerjoff's Irisss. This is just gorgeous, delicate, creamy orris butter with a hint of a pear note to offset the grayness and the carrot note. It's got just...
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    Re: What gourmand comes to mind...

    What you can find at Sephora that most closely meets your criteria are:
    Angel
    Black Opium
    TF's Noire Pour Femme (depends on the Sephora)
    Hypnotic Poison
    Fresh Cannibis Santal -- give it a sniff....
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    Re: An idea...

    I also just wanted to remind everyone that you don't have to own the fragrances to participate. This is a great way to rediscover samples you might have squirreled away somewhere. It's also a great...
  63. Re: Ok, which one of you weirdos is this? (CH Men edition)

    Anyone who doubts the guy in the video is trolling should re-watch the last 15 seconds of it. :rolleyesold: His motives are quite clearly expressed.
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    Re: An idea...

    Potential ideas for themes:
    Traditional Chypres (Mitsouko, Knowing, Aromatics Elixir, etc)
    Pink Chypres (Coco Mad, Miss Dior Cherie, etc)
    Powdery Notes (iris, rose, heliotrope, violet, almond)...
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    Re: An idea...

    Yes, I'd love to participate and/or host a week when I can.
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    Re: L'Artisan Tea for Two vs Tom Ford Black Orchid

    If you have to chose between the two, go with Tea for Two.
    Since you're in a tropical country though, why don't you go down to Sephora and test both Hermes Eau des Merveilles and Elixir des...
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    Re: How Unisex is Chanel No.19?

    I think EDT is passable, the vintage version even more so. EDP isn't. Parfum is in between.
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    Poll: Re: Best Amber Based Fragrance Ever

    Of the choices, I've tried 12 and owned 6, but my personal favorite is Ambra Aurea. Not saying its the best though.
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    Re: I'm in the mood for rose.....

    Sure Monkeys, no problem. :) I bought my bottle in January 2015. I paid $600 for 30mls which I thought was a steal. I remember seeing $425 as the average price of 12ml at that time. The 30ml...
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    Re: I'm in the mood for rose.....

    Lyric Man to my nose is a soapy, citrusy rose. Other things to smell at Scent Bar staying along the lines of clean rose compositions: both MFK's Lumiere Noire Pour Homme and Lumiere Noire Pour...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th October, 2015

    Good evening everyone!
    I've been happy all day floating around in my Amouage Homage.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th October, 2015

    Oh wonderful! It sounds like quite the mix. :) On another note, I always wonder why more women don't wear Jubilation XXV? Its truly gorgeous juice.
  73. Re: Does muglerusa charge tax for items purchased on their website?

    I just went all the way through to the payment step and it doesn't seem to charge tax for me. You should be fine.
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    ^^^Thank you, Monkeys, I enjoy your posts as well. :)
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    Re: Where have all the women gone?

    Unfortunately many have moved to Fragrantica, Parfumo, MUA, Facebook or dropped off all together.
  76. Re: Which is more popular - i.e. overused - Flowerbomb or La Vie Est Belle?

    I am very hit or miss in my tastes and personal preferences for the Angel babies. Flowerbomb is fine, it's got close to the same structure as its mama, but less mirth. I don't love it but I don't...
  77. Re: It's Saturday, 10/31/2015 and you are going to a Halloween Party. What fragrance will you wear?

    Thank you! :D
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    Poll: Re: Best Leather Based Fragrance Ever

    My favorite is Cuir de Russie followed by Knize Ten and Bel Ami.
  79. Thread: Cinnamon fragrance

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    Re: Cinnamon fragrance

    My favorites are: Egoiste, L'Eau Diptyque and Spicebomb (in that order).
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    Poll: Re: The only Tom Ford's you would buy

    Noir de Noir is my choice.
  81. Re: What would you want to smell on a SA at a luxury fashion boutique?

    I agree that Tom Ford's Grey Vetiver would be a great choice.
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    Re: Combining spray vials. Thoughts?

    This is a good point and potentially a reason not to combine.
    BTW, how are you going to get them all into the original bottle? Does the sprayer come off easily?
  83. Thread: Help this teen :)

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    Re: Help this teen :)

    Hi freedomintense :)
    All of the ones you mentioned smell good and are appropriate.
    If you're looking for us to pick between them, my vote would be for Spicebomb.
  84. Re: It's Saturday, 10/31/2015 and you are going to a Halloween Party. What fragrance will you wear?

    I'm going to a Halloween party as the ghost of a 1920's flapper so I'll be wearing Habanita.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th October, 2015

    Good morning everyone :)
    Today I'm wearing one of my favorite, underrated irises: Odori's Iris. It is marketed as a masculine release but it has an ethereal quality to it that I think suits women...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th October, 2015

    Good evening :)
    My SOTE is Profumum Roma's Ambra Aurea. This one is such a beast, I love it but I feel like the whole house smells of it after only one spray! lol
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th October, 2015

    Good morning :)
    My scent of the day is Chanel's No19 Poudre.
    42791
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2015

    SOTE is SL Borneo 1834.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2015

    Yum! I love Tihota! :)
  90. Thread: Serge Lutens Week

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    Re: Serge Lutens Week

    Getting back in sync tonight with Borneo 1834. :)
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    Re: What fragrances give you a "green" vibe?

    Ormonde Jayne's Ormonde Man
    Timbuktu by L'Artisan
    Chanel's Sycomore
    Chanel's Bel Respiro
    Aedes de Venustas Eau de Parfum
    Aube Pashmina by HUITIEME ART PARFUMS
    Nuit Etoilee Eau de Parfum by...
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    Re: Cartier Must de Cartier Gold

    Thanks for the thread! I hadn't heard about this new scent yet. I am also a fan of the original Must (despite the scathing review from LT & TS).

    I took a look at the information on new Gold...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2015

    My SOTD is Prada's Infusion d'Iris but I will be switching to something by Uncle Serge after work this evening.
  94. Thread: Serge Lutens Week

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    Re: Serge Lutens Week

    Joining in today and wearing Clair de Musc.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, October 22, 2015

    Good evening my SOTD/SOTE is Serge Lutens Clair de Musc. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st October, 2015

    My SOTE is Narciso Rodriguez for Her EDP.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Bettina
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 21st October, 2015

    Good morning :)
    My SOTD is M. Micallef Royal Rose Aoud.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 20th October, 2015

    Good morning :)
    My SOTD is Keiko Mecheri Attar de Roses.
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    Re: Dior Homme intense or Terre d'Hermes?

    I honestly prefer to smell DHI on a man.
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