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  1. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, May 1, 2010 ★★★ FRUITY

    I ended up wearing L'Artisan's Premier Figiuer. Milky, sweet, tropical, and green, but a particular kind of green. Not a vegetal green, not a citrusy green, but an almost aquatic green; a very wet,...
  2. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, May 1, 2010 ★★★ FRUITY

    I'm going to wear L'Occitane's Peach Blossom. Definitely fruity, fun, light, easy, not elegant at all. My middle school students LOVE it, my husband says it smells like baby food, and as for...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 20 June

    Scent twins with Coconut today! MMMM- we smell good!

    Will miss you guys in the hiatus. We should have a "scents of the break" thread to catch up!

    --michelle
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 June

    scent twins with Indiscreet today in Gardenia Musk.

    i laughed at myself, actually, because since everyone was talking about it, i thought "oh no! i need to order myself a sample of it" and i...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 June

    Happy Birthday to the birthday crew!
    (And to anyone we missed during the hiatus.)

    Good to be back. Went hiking this weekend and was thus scent-free. (You never know what bears like.)

    Today...
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    Re: Is it me or...?

    oh how funny! no - i love it actually. it's one of the first irises i've ever tried that i just love. to me it is classy, refined and understated. i wonder what is in it that makes you think of...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 12 June

    i can't wear rose, i'm finding. it's very acrid on me. sad.

    instead i'm wearing chanel's gardenia! yum!
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 June

    ooh! tell us about it! how is the melon note? is the lime good? (did you see mikeperez's thread on the boys' side?)
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 June

    wearing sarah jessica parker lovely today.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DJUNA and CASTORPOLLUX!
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 8 June

    Yay Tovah! Congratulations! Did you tell your boys?

    Chanel Gardenia today. Yum yum yum!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 7 June

    good luck to our friends!

    chanel bel respiro today.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 6 June

    i know. i feel like i heathen. but there you go. it's just sitting on my skin, not acting very nice. chemistry! :mad:
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 6 June

    good luck ComDiva - I hope you find your birdie!

    Clemmie - have fun in CYPRESS! omg. amazing.

    it is gor-ge-ous here. testing lutens's un lys today. meh.
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    Re: Lonestar memories new bottle design

    hahahahahahaha.

    and i suppose the box is a slim jim wrapper? maybe it's a little leather jerky pouch.

    but ooh - a leather wrapped bottle? with little embroidery like a boot? THAT would be...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 5 June

    Woo Coconut! 1000 posts. Keep em' coming!

    Today wearing La Chasse aux Papillon. Sigh. Orange Blossom. This seems like a wedding scent to me. I'm sure when I get married I'll be on here asking...
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    Re: Bond No. 9 - Coney Island / article in NYT

    i can't tell if this is going to smell awesome or disgusting! i love the margarita idea too, but the melon scares me....

    i kind of "hate" it too. i'm intrigued, always, and then disappointed. good...
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    Re: Just for fun: Give your fragrance a name.

    hahahahahahaha. i laughed for like an hour when i thought of us all discussing, and then running out and buying, biatch. hahahaha. love it.

    mine would be tout et rien. i saw that in a quote today...
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    where is pellen?

    does anyone know what happened to our friend pellen in alaska?
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    Re: SotD Monday 4 June

    weaing BBW gardenia again today. first day of summer school. and it's raining. sigh.
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    Re: Bandit: Declaration of Badness

    your descriptions are so evocative, rtamara! definitely put this review in the directory.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 3 June

    bath and body works gardenia.

    i know.

    but it smells really good and it was only $18 for the edt! i would actually recommend this. nice and fresh white flowers.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 2 June

    for house hunting today, wore la chassse au papillons....aaah. LOVE this. thank you to quarry for sending me a sample!

    for evening s-n-s l'occitan's verveine. nice for this boiling hot day w/ no...
  23. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    house hunting today, so sorry i'm late with my post of l'occitan's verveine. sharp and lemony, almost a little herbal. reminds me a little of limoncello (the alcohol)! luckily there is no sweetness...
  24. Thread: green

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    Re: green

    i guess i was asking because the "green" of say cabotine smells nothing like the "green" of kai. so i was wondering what green really means! i like the wet, dewey, grassy green, but i do NOT like the...
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    Re: TGIF SotD Friday 1 June

    slightly OT here, Kotori, but i'm going to be teaching middle school (for the very first time) in the fall! what's your "these kids are driving me crazy!" scent?
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    Re: Word for long-lasting frag?

    Quarry, omg you are so funny. You have a gift, my friend.
  27. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    i could do verbena - i have l'occitan's verveine. i'd have to write fast though - it goes away lightning quick! ;)

    what is verbena? an herb?
  28. Thread: green

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    green

    what does "green" mean to you in perfume? it seems to refer to both a grass note and a sharper, more aldehydic green. are there more categories of green than that? what are your preferences for...
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    Re: TGIF SotD Friday 1 June

    for friday, wearing parfumerie generale tuberose couture. :mad: (please see attached story in most embarrassing moments.)
  30. Re: Hall Of Shame: Most Embarrasing Fragrance Moments

    ok now i have one. at my subway stop, you have to take an elevator to get down to the subway. this morning, some woman came rushing into the packed elevator and ran over my foot with a cart. after we...
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    Re: Word for long-lasting frag?

    sticker? lingerer?
  32. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    woo! i was waiting for moondeva's comprehensive list so i could find something to choose from. thank you once again. your brain is like a perfume organ. :D

    so my first instincts are obvious...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 May

    i agree! first of all, how RUDE. and secondly, eau des merveilles is awesome, and that person is not a brilliant basenoter like you, but some meanie. you should wear it again tomorrow, and wear TONS...
  34. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, June 2 >>>>CITRUS

    Yes, thanks Quarry.

    Citrus is lime, lemon, grapefruit, orange, tangerine, bergamot? Is anything else citrus?
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    Re: Most worn in May

    for may i mostly wore different things each day, but there were a few repeats:

    2x l de lolita lempicka
    2x chanel 28 la pausa
    2x chanel gardenia
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    Re: SotD Thursday 31 May

    lol. smell like a mummy. cute!

    today it's hot hot hot! wearing creed silver mountain water. i bought this because i liked bond no. 9's hamptons, but all the boys said hamptons was derivative from...
  37. Re: Your taste in frags - Stays the same or an endless evolution?

    Great question!

    My tastes have stayed essentially the same. The notes/qualities I always loved, that drove me to Basenotes in the first place, are the same notes I still love and search for. What...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 30 May

    good luck, kasae! This sounds tough.

    jwearing bulgari eau fraiche today. i don't see this one around anymore, but i like it better than the edt (edp? can't remember.)
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    Re: SotD Monday 28 May

    Happy Birthday, Taolady and Kiat! Have a wonderful day.

    Today I tried Bath and Body Works Fresh Pineapple...I liked it! I bought it, actually. So that is my scent of the day.

    I also tried CSP...
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    Re: "Chicago Scent Me!" 2007 -- A trip report

    Yay! A good time was had by all. Major props to Quarry and her amazing organizational skills.

    Love the pics - a handsome group!
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    Re: SotD Sunday 27 May

    i'm in dallas today (visting my parents), and i didn't bring anything with me, thinking i'd go shopping. but of course i didn't, and now i'm just wearing vanilla chai deodorant. i think beauty cafe...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26 May

    Happy Birthday, my fellow Q! Let us know how the big day turned out!

    Wore SJP lovely for a plane ride to Dallas this morning. A little devil is sitting on my shoulder telling me that after I get...
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    Re: Leather - a study in 3 parts

    mikeperez, if we could nominate a poster of the year, i would nominate you. your posts are ALWAYS interesting, informed and well-written.

    my categories are animal/saddles (dzing, lonestar...
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    Re: Five of Les Exclusifs de Chanel

    thanks for the reviews! very instructive. i have decants of all of these, and, like you, i love the rue cambon (and all of them, really), but i can't quite bring myself to by a whopping 200ml of...
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    Re: Bruno Acamphora

    I guess you never know how the universe is going to send you a little private message, but we all now how inextricably linked scents are to our emotions. Apparently in Thailand, jasmine flowers are...
  46. Re: It's Official: Chicago L'Artisan to host us May 26!!!

    Have fun, you kids, and TAKE LOTS OF PICTURES! I'm soooo jealous!
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 25 May

    thanks, taolady! i saw this on tovah's pineapple thread, but getting it straight from taolady's mouth is good enough for me. i will definitely check it out. i think my next move is vanilla pineapple...
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 25 May

    it's HOT here. today i am wearing ananas fizz. and i have to say, i am REALLY disappointed in this. it doesn't have that juicy, bursting pineapple smell that i was hoping for. it has the same sort of...
  49. Re: Hall Of Shame: Most Embarrasing Fragrance Moments

    So that explains why my boyfriend likes this so much! :D
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    Re: SotD Thursday 24 May

    happy anniversary, ineespenes!

    chanel day 9.
    no. 22 = aldehydes. washed it off
    bois del iles = powerdery flowers. washed it off.
    f* chanel.

    so now i'm wearing carnal flower, and unlike...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 23 May

    chanel day 8. having theme weeks makes choosing what i wear in the morning very easy!

    wearing the "new chypre" 31 rue cambon, with iris and pepper. this is one of my "new favorites." definitely...
  52. Re: Luca Turin article text (part 3 of 3) in Fantastic Man mag with PICS

    Thanks for posting this, Mike, and thanks for your thoughts and reflections afterwards. I really really enjoyed it - it was the kind of inspired and thoughtful discourse that I love to see on these...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 May

    Scent twins with Kyra today :wave: - day 7 chanel and I wore Coromandel too. This is patchouli all the way. Reminds me of SL Borneo but minus the cocoa maybe? I can't decide which I like better...
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    Re: random thought: avocado frags

    oh! human existence. i totally forgot about that! good call. it's more of a scent experiment than something on the mass market.

    i guess perfume is so expensive you can't really joke around and...
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    Re: SotD Monday 21 May

    chanel day 6. a repeat, so i cheated a little. wearing gardenia again, because it was wasted yesterday by a day spent entirely in my apartment. i forgot yesterday to thank coconut :wave: for the...
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    random thought: avocado frags

    i'm sitting here eating guacamole, and i thought. i wonder if there are any avocado perfumes. or if there is such a thing as avocado flower. what would an avocado even smell like in fragrance form?
    ...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 20 May

    chanel day 5. gardenia today. creamy white flowers and vanilla. very feminine, almost linear. completely wasted by being trapped in the house writing papers.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 19 May

    Day 4 chanel. Eau de cologne today - casual for laying around the house and writing term papers. Tart refreshing lemon and...fabric softener? That fabric softener smell (I guess it's some kind of...
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    the "I gotta have it" moment

    ...how do you know when you must own a full bottle? when you finish a decant? after the first sample? when it haunts your dreams? at the testing counter?
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    Re: What was I thinking? Your perfumed regrets

    I know exactly what you mean, Djuna. I have taken those giant bottles of blind-buy/not me/overused and swapped them for stuff that is more my taste, then gotten small decants for the moments when I...
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    Re: What was I thinking? Your perfumed regrets

    when i was in london i went to penhaligon's to try what everyone here was talking about - bluebell. i applied it liberally, and ended up wandering around london with a hand smelling like perm...
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 18 May

    Day 3 Chanel (have a cold, but doing it anyway). Wearing Bel Respiro, which smells like green grass. Green can be good, it turns out! Fresh and sweet, this one is divine. <3
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    Re: SotD Thursday 17th May

    wearing chanel no. 18 today. it is said to have ambrette seed, but i don't know what that smells like. i have a cold, so i can't detect the notes very well. but it smells good? floral? lol. sorry to...
  64. Re: Hall Of Shame: Most Embarrasing Fragrance Moments

    i don't have any to share, but these are so so so funny. keep em' coming!
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    Re: What was I thinking? Your perfumed regrets

    i always find that the dab from the tester really doesn't smell like the full-on spray from the bottle. so i test something, think it's great, get a full bottle, then wish i didn't.

    dkny be...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 16 May

    It's commencement day at work. Which is unrelated to my frag, 28 la pausa. I gathered up all my new chanels, and decided i would wear one each day until i've worn them all. or maybe ALL the chanels i...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, May 15

    Happy Birthday, Musse! Health and happiness to you!

    Today is L de Lolita Lempicka. I keep wanting to wear my new Chanels, but I can't really afford to wear them. Isn't that dumb? lol
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    Re: SotD, Monday May 14

    Kai perfume oil. Good luck, Ineespenes!

    I hit the 200 post mark. whoo!:wave:
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    Re: patchouli, patchouli everywhere

    Wow, great responses. Some of those I've not heard of - that Divine L'inspiratrice sounds amazing.




    I LOVE Cocoon. Love it. I never thought about it being the flip side of FM MR. Does MR...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 13 May

    zibeline your post made me cry. i don't want to live in dallas anymore, but i'm so so sad to miss my mom. sad. :(

    today i wore jo malone's orange blossom. it was a lovely, emotional day.
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    patchouli, patchouli everywhere

    i love patchouli. i'll just say that up front. however, when i was in london a few months ago i noticed that every single time i caught a whiff of perfume, it had patchouli. i did not smell one...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 12 May

    it's hot here, so today i wore eau d'hadrien. lemony, woodsy, delightful. i love this. what else have you got, annick goutal?
  73. Re: What's the price range on your wardrobe (high/low)?

    good question, q.

    i think the cheapest i have is sjp lovely which i got on sale at tj maxx.

    the most expensive at the moment is eau des merveilles parfum.

    sigh. actually i wish i wasn't...
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    Re: Baseball game frag

    great ideas, everyone! you're much cleverer than i...i wore creed's silver mountain water. i had the same idea as some of you- outdoors, fresh, clean - but i wanted something a little "boyish" too....
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    Baseball game frag

    What frag would you wear to a baseball game, and why? Would it matter what team you were watching?

    I know what I'm wearing (to be revealed), but I'd love to know what you think first!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 3 May

    today wearing chanel's 28 la pausa, a beautiful iris. i wear this when i'm feeling "classy." :D
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 1 May

    hi all - busy day. wearing L de lolita lempicka.

    <3
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 April

    dkny be delicious. it's kind of making me be nauseous.

    i'm not feeling this fruity thing. i think i'm going to try to swap anything fruity that i own. fruit lovers - keep your eyes "peeled" on...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 27 April

    comfy, snuggly luctor et emergo on this rainy, rainy day :brolly:
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    Re: SotD Thursday 26 April

    Happy B-day, CJ!

    Wearing Nuits de Noho today. Busy day at work!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 April

    Happy Birthday, Lievje!

    (I've been away - I have missed something, because apparently 80s TV shows are the new theme? Um, in that case then just call me Alex P. Keaton! No? Hmm...)

    Today I'm...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 April

    Happy Birthday to Coconut, my fellow Aries! (And thank you for your good wishes, too! You are very sweet.) Yes, please tell us what you bought!! :birthdays:

    Today I'm wearing Creed's Spring...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 13 April

    wearing 24 fauberg today (thanks, rtamara!)...it's different than i remembered, less big white florals and more amber. i was wearing carnal flower yesterday and was craving more of the same, so i...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 12 April

    rain rain go away
    carnal flower for today
    eucalyptus? tuberose!
    oh no - there my wallet goes!
  85. Re: New Chicago L'Artisan shop may host Basenotes Get-together

    I'd be interested - depending on when it is. I might be there the weekend of May 19, so hopefully (crossing fingers) the trips coincide! I've never been to Chicago!
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    Re: SotD, Wednesday Aprill 11

    I got back from Europe and basenotes was down! wah!

    now i need to spend major time catching up.

    wearing yves rocher neonatura cocoon today.

    coconut, i KNEW you would like that pg-17. you...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 28 March

    wearing jo malone's orange blossom on this spring day ( :wave: quarry!). i'll be in london/rotterdam/amsterdam for the next few days, so signing off for now!

    i'll wave at my european friends as i...
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    Re: SotD Monday 26 March

    No I didn't! But I will now, thanks! I have a friend who works at the Berlage Institute, so I'm going to visit him. Sooooo hip. Gotta shop!

    Riannon, THANK YOU for the info. I will definitely stop...
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    Re: SotD Monday 26 March

    oh riannon, i am so sorry. a life taken, especially one dear to you, no matter WHAT the creature, is a terrible loss.

    today i'm in lovely by sjp. just needed something casual and springy today. i...
  90. Re: What expensive scent(s) smelled awful & kind of cheap & what one was cheap, but g

    i once smelled tiffany on someone and thought it smelled like one of those "if you like X, then you'll love XXX..." designer imposters. yuck.
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    Re: Hermes Eau des Merveilles

    me TOO! AND the parfum (decant only, thank you). this is as close to an HG for me as i can get for now.
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    Re: SotD Monday 19 March

    wearing chanel's coromandel today. love it. very heavy on the patchouli, but beautiful and smooth.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 18 March

    bois farine for a day of research on the plants of vergil at the ny public library!
  94. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    poetry, in liquid, visual and textual form, was the theme of the week. and what a lovely week it's been. Taolady thank you for sharing that amazing story. Rhiannon - that blue and white bottle is my...
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 15

    happy birthday, lady in black!

    today is jicky!
  96. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    for animalic day i am wearing jicky. i had never tried it before today. it is surprisingly modern, not old-fashioned smelling at all. this would be beautiful on a man or a woman. it is just my type!...
  97. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    i, too, am dipping my toe into the pool of mitsouko. mitsouko for me requires baby steps. like many basenoters, i heard all the talk about mitsouko, so i promptly ordered a huge bottle, sprayed it...
  98. Re: help! l'artisan parfumeur or bond no. 9?

    welcome, sark!

    most people say that bond no. 9 has better staying power than l'artisan, but i have no problem with l'artisan's staying power. they're all expensive, the bonds, i think, more than...
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    Re: SotD Monday March 12

    Guerlain - Shalimar EdP. happy monday, all!
  100. Re: Grand Guerlain Gallivant Week seven days of gorging on Glorious Guerlain

    yesterday i wore champs elysses (i meant to wear l'heure bleu for floral and ce for fruity but i got the days wrong). i didn't particularly like it - it had some kind of....bubblegumminess that i...
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