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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I discovered it in a drawer and realised it
    was ages since I had last worn it!
    Empreinte.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    a.m. Empreinte by Courreges
    p.m. Bulgari Omnia
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th January, 2020

    Greetings to Cathped! Hope you enjoy hanging out with us.

    I have re-discovered an old bottle of Empreinte de Courreges
    that I haven't worn in a while. According to one perfume website :-
    "In...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th January, 2020

    Happy Sunday all!

    Mandorlo di Sicilia - I'm a bit obsessed with this scent
    at the moment and it has stellar staying power. I just received
    a decant from ebay and it is all I was hoping for. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th January, 2020

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    Good morning!

    My SOTD is Jaipur.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 24th January, 2020

    My synch scent is vintage Eau Sauvage.
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    Vintage Eau Sauvage - nothing else like it on a man or a woman!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd January, 2020

    Healing vibes felt and reciprocated.

    My SOTD is A A Mandarine Basilic.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020

    Thanks for all the hugs and get well wishes.
    I will just have to be patient and take life more slowly
    for a while.
    Thank goodness for perfume and the comfort and joy it brings.
    I am also blessed...
  10. Thread: Top 3 now.

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    Re: Top 3 now.

    Visa Robert Piguet 2007
    Acqua di Parma Mandoro di Sicilia
    Mauboussin
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd January, 2020

    We have another dull, drizzly morning here and I will have
    to force myself to do some light walking on this sore heel
    today, before I put on too much excess weight! It's ok once I get my
    shoes...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st January, 2020

    Cristobal pour femme.
    I adore this perfume!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th January, 2020

    Good morning all.

    I'm with you ClockworkAlice in noticing that
    the last few drops of a bottle last longer than expected.
    I was shocked to realise that my Omnia Green Jade had reached that
    level...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 19th January, 2020

    Another chilly but sunny day here.
    The car needed defrosting before I could go and buy the Sunday
    paper.
    I bought some cooking apples and blackberries too and have just made
    a warming crumble...
  15. Thread: T K Maxx

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    Re: T K Maxx

    So pleased you found Visa too, Donna.
    It's such a lovely creation and at that price it's a win/win.
    I think this is almost my perfect scent.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday, Whitefluffy and congrats on your Basenotes Anniversary, Robin.

    Bright sunshine here this morning but there is a frost too. One of Jon's type of
    days I believe! I shall wear...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday, Ine!

    In synch with Mandorlo di Sicilia -
    which I now know is pronounced Sicheelia.
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    I am finding it hard to pick a fragrance in my collection that I can't pronounce,
    being a linguist! However, I am never quite sure how to pronounce the last
    word in Mandorlo di Sicilia. I think...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th January, 2020

    Good morning all.
    I am wearing VISA 2007 by Aurelian Guichard.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th January, 2020

    Wishing badarun and La Flaneuse a very Happy Birthday!

    Thanks again for my Basenotes birthday and Get Well wishes.

    I saw a podiatrist yesterday, who made me some arch supports
    to put in my...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th January, 2020

    Thanks NCal and ClockworkAlice.
    I really had no idea I had been on here for 14 years.
    How time flies when you are having fun!

    My SOTD has to be my first discovery on joining Basenotes -
    the...
  22. Re: What is your least favorite part about buying a perfume?

    Not sure whose quote that is but I feel the opposite. If I am treated shabbily by snooty salespeople I tend to
    move elsewhere.
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    Re: Favorite Opoponax?

    Snap. I also only have the Les Nereides example but I believe
    opoponax is noticeable in Prada L'Eau Ambree and Caron's Nuit de
    Noel.
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    Re: Do you wear fragrance even at home alone?

    Yes indeed (unless I feel really ill.)
    It's a good time to experiment with dosage and
    projection or, dare I say it, layering.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th January, 2020

    Good morning. Another day in Visa.
    I am supposed to be going to my adult ballet class
    but my foot is still bad so I will just have to watch instead.
  26. Thread: T K Maxx

    by kewart
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    Re: T K Maxx

    The Robert Piguet Visa 2007 (100ml) was reduced to 18.00 today and I could no longer
    justify resisting it. It is truly magnificent!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th January, 2020

    O.k. here's the thing.
    I initially put on a tiny spritz of Angel and went to the shops.
    In TKMaxx I saw a 100ml bottle of Visa (the Aurelien Guichard version)
    for - wait for it... 18.00.
    I had...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday Larimar and Kalli!
    Congrats on the milestone, Jon!

    I shall wear Angel today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th January, 2020

    Enjoy your windswept walk, Jon!
    I can't wait for Spring to arrive so am wearing
    YSL "Y" to speed it along.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th January, 2020

    I will wear No.5, just this once, in memory of Coco Chanel.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th January, 2020

    My SOTE is Donna Karan Gold.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th January, 2020

    Good morning lovely people!

    I am wearing M and S Mimosa and Bergamot.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th January, 2020

    Podiatrist seen and the verdict is plantar fasciitis as I suspected.
    I have heel inserts and exercises to do but I think it might be a long
    haul.
    I bought a small roll-on perfume in M and S on the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th January, 2020

    Boucheron Jaipur.
    Have a good day everyone.
    I am going to see if a podiatrist can sort out my foot problem.
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    I agree with Cabochard by Gres and would add
    Tweed by Lentheric, which my own dear mother wore.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th January, 2020

    I am wearing Black Orchid.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday to Jon and FiveoaksBouquet!
    Make sure you celebrate in style.
    Happy 8th Basenotes Anniversary, Cook.bot!

    I am wearing Mauboussin Mauboussin again.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th January, 2020

    Love Jodie Whittaker in her role as Dr. Who!
    Also enjoyed watching her sing in the recent series
    where several celebrities recorded a song for charity.

    I am struggling to get around this weekend...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th January, 2020

    Feminite du Bois on this crisp, cold morning.
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    Re: What is your ideal perfume longevity?

    Nine 'til five suits me best.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    In synch with Mauboussin, which makes me feel
    intoxicated whilst wearing it due to its lush fruits and
    rich Nagelese (is that a word??)basenotes.
    I love this one so much I have ordered another...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd January, 2020

    Congratulations, NCal on your 43,000 posting milestone!
    Also to ClockworkAlice and Kotori for their Basenote birthdays and
    HOP for your milestone! So much to celebrate today.

    I am in synch with...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I shall wear Mauboussin tomorrow - very boozy.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd January, 2020

    I am a house twin with ClockworkAlice this morning and
    wearing AA Pamplelune by Guerlain.
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    Re: If you like a leather perfume...

    I tend to prefer the buttery, soft suede-like perfumes
    to the raw, saddle-type leathers. I ike the way they
    make me feel cosseted and protected.

    I favour Cuir Beluga, Daim Blond, I Miss Violet...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st January, 2020

    Wishing you all the very best for 2020! May your
    joys be many and your troubles light.

    I really feel for those in the bush fires, who
    have lost their homes and livelihoods. I pray you
    find a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

    Here's hoping you all have an enjoyable New Year's Eve.
    I am wearing Feminite du Bois. This one always gets my
    pulse racing that bit faster.
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations for a sister

    Guerlain Idylle
    L'Occitane Herbae
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th December, 2019

    Good morning from a very cold Shropshire!

    I am wearing Velvet Orchid TF.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th December, 2019

    Good morning all.

    Inspired by a visit to Chester Zoo yesterday,
    I am wearing Le Baiser du Dragon. We saw the
    Komodo Dragons and my favourite giraffes amongst
    many other animals.

    Komodo...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th December, 2019

    Molinard Nirmala.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Vintage Opium from a very small sample.
    Whoah, this juice packs a hefty punch!
    Only wearing it on my clothes as it is very
    discoloured and well-macerated.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th December, 2019

    Happy Birthday to our dear leader Grant.
    I wish you and yours a very Happy Christmas and a
    prosperous and healthy New Year.

    Welcome Miameow! Lovely to have you with us.

    I have had a relaxing...
  54. Re: which fragrances work really well along with eating dinner or lunch?

    Molinard Vanille works well with desserts!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th December, 2019

    It has to be Nuit de Noel for me also.
    Have a wonderful Christmas Eve everyone.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd December, 2019

    Wearing Halfeti and making bread sauce!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd December, 2019

    Nuit de Noel (from a sample)
    This is REAL perfumey stuff!
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    Phone
    Keys
    Cards/cash
    Pocket mirror
    Lipstick
    Evian Mineral Water Spray
    Face Powder
    Perfume samples
    Tissues
    Pen/Paper
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st December, 2019

    Black Orchid.
  60. Thread: T K Maxx

    by kewart
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    Re: T K Maxx

    My local store had two bottes of Piguet Visa
    along with Bulgari Omnia Paraiba, Agent Provocateur,
    Clinique Happy in Bloom and a few Shiseido Ever Bloom.
    I resisted.....
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th December, 2019

    Good morning!
    My SOTD is Cacharel Lou Lou for the synch.
    This plush scent always puts me in a festive mood.

    We have my husband's work's do tonight so I may change
    to another scent for the...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have gone with Cachare Lou Lou for my Winter Festivities scent.
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    We appreciate you doing all this work, NCal.
    Don't forget to enjoy Christmas as well!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th December, 2019

    Christmas party at the Elderly People's Club
    I help run so no calm day for me!

    I am wearing Nuit de Noel.
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    Re: Who really likes Mitsouko?

    I have very fond memories of a bottle of Mitsouko
    that one of my sisters bought me for my 21st birthday
    in 1975. It was housed in a decorated blue canister and so beautiful.

    I spent that...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th December, 2019

    Happy Wednesday everyone!

    One week to go now until Christmas day
    so I hope you are all ready :thumbsup:

    I am wearing Roger et Gallet Bois d'Orange.
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    Re: Perfumes that Smell "Purple" to You

    These scents smell purple to me:-
    Iris Noir Yves Rocher
    Feminite du Bois
    Mauboussin Mauboussin
    Ferre de Ferre (the iris one)
    Purple Water
    Lolita Lempicka
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th December, 2019

    So glad you had good news, Shycat.

    Very icy here today. I am wearing Ambre et Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th December, 2019

    Good evening all.

    Just recovering from a busy weekend entertaining
    visiting family. Exhausting but fun.

    My SOTE is Seville a l'Aube.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th December, 2019

    Happy Birthday to Easyfish!

    Yes the election today will be interesting to say the least.
    Personally, I've had more than enough of all the political
    shenanigans and hope next year will be less...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th December, 2019

    Thanks tdem!
    I am drinking water, Lemsip, orange juice and tea so, hopefully that will help the
    bugs to disappear soon.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th December, 2019

    My tree is up and home decorated for Christmas.
    I have developed a heavy cold, which I hope will be
    short-lived!
    My SOTD is Molinard Vanille Fruitee.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th December, 2019

    Ambre et Vanille.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I am loving many of the ideas so far, especially mood
    scents and breakfast ones.

    Adding "Perfumes inspired by or named after animals,"
    "Perfumes with a Musical Theme"
    and "Scents that got you...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th December, 2019

    I am wearing Eau Ressourcante by Clarins.

    Yesterday, I made a bit of an error by applying some
    unidentified sample of perfume just before a concert I was singing
    in (the chorus in Handel's...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    I too have family visiting at the end of next week -
    all four of my sisters are staying for the weekend.
    I am super organised for once and have the bedrooms
    ready and prettified, buffet planned...
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    Le Parfum de Therese.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th December, 2019

    A belated "welcome" to Tilleul - love the name!
    Jon, enjoy your break.
    Hugs to those with splinters and other worries (( ))

    My SOTD is Feminite du Bois.
    I am taking the ederly people, in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    Cinnabar Estee Lauder.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    Good morning!

    Mauboussin pour Femme.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd December, 2019

    Good afternoon. I have just attended the funeral of one of the elderly ladies,
    who used to come to the Day Centre club I run. She was 100 years old and a
    staunch Catholic. It was a lovely service...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    That bottle is truly gorgeous!

    So sorry you had a bad night, Inees.
    Glad you are getting better RHM.
    John, my sister is also in NZ at the moment.

    On the subject of Advent calendars, I just...
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    Re: Most worn in November 2019

    Not sure of exact number of wears each (I don't keep
    a record) but I have worn the following in November:-

    Bombay Bling
    Jaipur Femme
    Ambre et Vanille
    Molinard Vanille
    Idylle
    Plum Japonais...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    Imperial Oppoponax by Les Nereides.

    The first heavy frost of Winter greeted
    me this morning, when I opened the curtains.
    Brrrr!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Molinard Vanille. The perfect vanilla in my book.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th November, 2019

    Synching with Molinard Vanille.
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    Re: The NonBlonde :-(

    Such sad news. I loved Gaia's blog and she will be sorely missed.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th November, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Kumquat and Happy Thanksgiving to
    those over the pond.

    I am joining Roberto in a Molinard scent - Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th November, 2019

    Good luck with your presentation, Teardrop. I am
    sure you willl smash it! Sorry to hear your fridge is playing up.

    I can't decide what to wear on this dull, rainy day. I need a spirit-lifter so...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

    Wishing Mike a very Happy Birthday

    I am wearing Alien by Thierry Mugler.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 25th November, 2019

    Hi. I'm also wearing an iris scent today - Ferre de Ferre.

    It's so dull and rainy here I am writing Xmas cards and wrapping presents to
    cheer myself up.

    Hubbie and I are going to the local...
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    Re: Best female scents for under or around $60

    Cacharel Noe, Yves Rocher Comme Une Evidence and
    Fragonard Fleur d'Oranger all spring to mind.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 24th November, 2019

    Easy to Love by Eau d'Italie.

    This has lasted lasted all day, which is unusual
    for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 23rd November, 2019

    After a week of poor sleep, I have just had two nights
    of blissful dreaming (thank you co-codamol!) after my GP
    suggested trying one tablet at night for a month. I know it can
    be addictive but...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd November, 2019

    Good morning scented friends!

    No synesthesia here but Ambre et Vanille is making me feel
    warm and fuzzy. If it were a colour then maybe it would be burnt
    orange. It is a scent to lean into for...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    Happy Birthdy, Kotori!

    Wearing Bombay Bling.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    Mauboussin again this morning.

    It's very frosty here first thing and
    the last leaves are falling off the trees.

    My car has an MOT booked and then we are off to Hope
    to see the display of...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th November, 2019

    Happy Monday everyone!

    I wearing Mauboussin from a new bottle I
    purchased yesterday. Love this one in the winter -
    so rich and smooth-smelling with the feel of liquid, purple silk.
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    I wasn't that impressed with my sample of Evening Edged in Gold that
    arrived yesterday. It wasn't how I remembered it at all. I wore it last night but
    could hardly smell it on me.

    I am wearing...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    I am going scentless for an afternoon rehearsal then wearing
    Evening Edged in Gold for the actual concert tonight.

    It was so cold in the Abbey last year that I am really hoping they
    will have...
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