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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 December

    Thanks for the welcome back, it's good to BE back :) I'm starting to get some of my energy back, last chemo was a month ago. I've been declared to be in "remission", now to keep it that way for...
  2. Re: The shade of your toenails?

    OPI Baquette me Not from the new French collection. Love it!
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 December

    I was torn between Eau de Soir or Lolita Lempicka today, I'm thinking it's a pretty cold day so Eau de Soir it will be. Thanks for the inspiration!
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    Re: SotD Friday 12 Sept-08

    Happy Anniversary to so many :).......we just had our 9th anniversary here (too sick to actually celebrate anything here, but we will have a delayed celebration ;) ). Congrats to everyone!!

    I'm...
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    Re: Smells Like Vegetables

    A perfume that smells like carrot cake! Now, that would be amazing :D Interesting thread ;)
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    Re: SotD tuesday 26 August -08

    I'm wearing Joy EDT. It was my Mom's....extremely old bottle that has turned just a bit. Still very beautiful , has a hint of similarity to Parfum Sacre on me :)
  7. Re: Looking for a very sweet overly oriental fragrance

    I'm a bit late getting to this thread, but the three fragrances below were first that came to mind. I second, third and fourth all of these!!

    Kenzo's L'Elephant
    Coco (Chanel)
    Parfum Sacre
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    Re: Lemon - dusty/dry/powdery/sherbet-y

    Allure (not sensuelle) gives a very strong blast of a musty lemon fragrance. The note is listed as "citron zest" so it may be worth sniffing just to see if it falls within the lines of the note...
  9. Thread: SotE

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    SotE

    How about a scent of the evening thread :D

    Tonight mine is EAU DE SOIR!! Thank you, Thank you, Thank you Quarry! I am actually reliving some wonderful memories of Europe thanks to your...
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    Re: Favourite Orange Blossom scent.

    Guess I must try Armani Code....had no idea it was so heavy on orange blossom.

    Right now, 24 Faubourg has enough orange blossom to soothe me, but now I'm curious about Code ;)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday August 20th

    Undecided today. Still sniffing some last whiffs of 24 Faubourg EDP from last night, what a beautiful dry down!!

    I think I need something a bit more uplifting and sparkly today though, maybe...
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    Re: What was your first fragrance?

    Oh the memories this thread brings back :)

    I can go as far back as my Great Aunt's bottle of Evening in Paris. I remember the bottle being so fascinating but boy opening and sniffing was quite a...
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    Re: Scent for a little lady...

    I second Lolita Lempicka as well as Hanae Mori :)

    Sounds like she's got a GREAT nose already but those two are worth a try ;)

    And six pairs of shoes? OH she's a girl after my own heart!! ...
  14. Re: recommendations please- I like Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, V Valentino, With Love

    D&G red cap is a hard one to get away from, isn't it ;) I keep it and wear it on occasion, but it used to be a regular in my wardrobe.

    This is probably way out there, but a great alternative (for...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 August

    Ivoire de Balmain today. Sweet, green, fresh :)

    Stay safe everyone in the path of the storm! Sounds like she's going to hang around for quite a while stirring up trouble ;)
  16. Thread: Eau de Soir

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    Re: Eau de Soir

    You are TOO kind and generous! It's the golden, swirly woman's head LOL, correct bottle ;) If you're sure you want to part with this, check your pm's!

    Funny you mentioned Miss Balmain, I...
  17. Re: Need Help Finding a salty/marine fragrance, I have a specific scent in mind

    Eau de Merveilles (Hermes) comes to mind for me. I'm not sure what it is about this scent, but it just says "beach" to me, kind of like Sea 'n Ski used to smell. Remember that blast from the past? ...
  18. Thread: Eau de Soir

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    Eau de Soir

    Hello everyone :)

    Some of you *may* remember me LOL, I've been gone for a bit. Lots of stories to tell!! First of all, Europe was absolutely MARVELOUS :D I can't name one favorite place or...
  19. Re: If you had to pick only 4 perfumes to wear from now on, forever...

    I've been gone for quite a while, and come back to find I have to pick four frags?! Yikes! :(

    After much thought, I had to look at it from the angle of "quick, pick 4! and run", and which ones...
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    Re: Most Worn In May

    I was kind of picky this month, didn't wear but a few:

    D&G red cap
    24 Faubourg
    Ivoire Balmain
    Parfum Sacre
    Lolita Lempicka a few times on cooler days
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    Re: So, I am cleared for Europe, what....

    As for Amarige.....when the temp soared to 95 degrees? I know this one is just not possible!! Yikes. I love mimosa and tuberose but wow. No way.

    I'm thinking I'll take faithful 24 Faubourg. ...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 June

    Testing Amarige again....not sure if it falls into citrus category or not, but there's surely some orange blossom in it ;)
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    So, I am cleared for Europe, what....

    fragrance am I taking with me?! First of all, I only want to take ONE fragrance. One, and why you ask? Well, over the span of over 2 weeks, if I have to re-wear clothing items, I only want one...
  24. Re: The Estee Lauder counter - surprised from the late 60's/70's

    I'm glad to see a newfound love for the Lauder :) In my 20's, I tried many of the "old school" Lauders.....my favorite ones were Azuree, Youth Dew (bath oil!), Aliage and then a bit later, Knowing. ...
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    Re: NEVER shop at 1stperfume.com !!!

    Just wanted to post about a recent experience with this company. No, don't work for them either LOL

    Ordered Burberry Touch and John Varvatos (both for men)....though nothing has shown on our...
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    Re: #1 pick for this summer?

    I too yearn for bergamot and mandarin in the warmer months. Now I had not thought about Tea notes, good idea.

    Thanks for the kind words :)
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    Re: #1 pick for this summer?

    Thank you all for your kind wishes and prayers....leave it to sweet AND sweet smelling basenoters!! :)

    I'm loving the ideas for summer frags.....wouldn't have thought of Il Bacio or Cristalle.
    ...
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    Re: #1 pick for this summer?

    Yes, it was "Recital"!! from Clemmie. I do hope I get to have that experience!

    And THANK you for reminding me of getting a different rotation for this time period. I sure would hate to ruin a...
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    #1 pick for this summer?

    I'm going with Ivoire de Balmain. :) The green keeps it fresh, and the soapy quality keeps it cool for the warm weather.

    Last summer 24 Faubourg was the choice, and it will still be in the...
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    Re: A little story

    Thank you for sharing such a touching story. :) Nice to read here on Christmas Eve.

    I do think viruses are mutating, doing weird things.....it seems no matter what people catch these days they...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 24 December

    I'm pretty sure I'm going with Lolita Lempicka for tomorrow. I have it on now for bedtime and it's been good to me the past few weeks :) I need happy tomorrow!!

    Merry Christmas Eve :)
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    Re: Happy Holidays to all you divas :D

    I am SO enjoying the smells right now!! I knew coming here would lift my spirits :D Sometimes when things are not going quite the way I want, I turn to the "perfume cabinet" and I find joy every...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 23 December

    Lolita Lempicka for me today. It's fresh yet warm and inviting, and it's every so slightly spicy it just screams "wear me for the Holidays!!"

    Well, for me it's screaming "love me" about every...
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    Happy Holidays to all you divas :D

    I had some major issues for quite a while, but I couldn't get through the Holidays without wishing everyone Happy Holidays!!

    I am recuperating, yet again, from some major surgery :(.....but I'm...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for October 2007)

    I nabbed a bottle of Ivoire (Balmain) at TJ Maxx a few weeks ago :) I've got my eye on Lolita Lempicka, tried it three times and the third seemed the charm!! I think I MUST have it for this winter.
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    Re: Givenchy Organza Indecence

    I've found this at ULTA and at Dillard's. They had plenty of it! I still don't know if I'll purchase it or not. I'd be glad to purchase and ship this to anyone who is having trouble finding it!!
  37. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Feb. 3>>>Animalics

    I chose Knowing today :) It has civet, which I believe is in the "animalic" range, no?

    I love Paloma Picasso also....but I'm out of it :(.

    First few minutes I'm getting that musky, sweet...
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    Re: Noxzema for *scrubbers*!!

    Wherever you put the offending scent is where you eradicate it with Noxzema.

    I use a damp washcloth with Noxzema and I swear it works to get rid of ANY scent you want to get rid of, wherever you...
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    Re: Givenchy Organza Indecence

    I tested this one last week end along with Ysatis and Il Bacio.

    I loved both Ysatis and Il Bacio much better than Indecence. Though I must say Indecence lingered forever.

    Not sure if this...
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    Re: Mitsouko and Parfum Sacre

    Can anyone pinpoint that metallic, oily scent I'm detecting/tasting? Vetiver? Labdanum?

    I have looked at my wardrobe of fragrances and not many of them have these notes in them. I don't know...
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    Maybe I'm just not sophisticated enough to appreciate this scent :( I'm so sad!

    I am afraid to try it again today as I just got rid of that taste that took over me. I'll give it a few days and...
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    Re: Mitsouko and Parfum Sacre

    Isn't that just the worst?! LOL I just posted a thread regarding Noxzema. I think Grant mentioned this long ago, it really does get rid of all scent/taste etc. My apologies if it was not Grant...
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    Noxzema for *scrubbers*!!

    It gets rid of every trace of a scent. I can't remember but I *think* it was Grant who told about this maybe a year ago?

    I was sampling/testing a lot today and just got overwhelmed with all of...
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    I won't give up on it yet, there must be some quality that makes it so loved. I hope I find it.

    Does anyone know if this has vetiver in it? That would be one thing I know I cannot tolerate. It...
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    I'm trying to love it, I have a feeling she's going to be hard to love!

    I am not smelling anything at all but that ONE note!! It's stayed the same for several hours, never changing. I can't...
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    Re: Mitsouko and Parfum Sacre

    Parfum Sacre is simply beautiful. I'm really loving it. Alot of powder, incense maybe?, nothing really sweet but very pleasing.
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    Is it the labdanum that is what I'm tasting? I think there have been several scents over the years that have that in them, and I could not wear them due to that taste.
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    Re: Mitsouko guidance

    This is kind of how I'm feeling right now. I'm just not loving it. It's in my mouth, I hate that!
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    Mitsouko and Parfum Sacre

    I FINALLY get to try these little gems :D I'm so excited!

    Mitsouko: First impression, bug spray. Quickly faded to something I can't pinpoint. There's a somewhat oily smell to me and I don't...
  50. Thread: Cabotine

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    Re: Cabotine

    I wondered when Tovah would come along on this thread :D

    I too am a Cabotine convert and look forward to wearing it alot more often. It's especially a good scent to go to when I just can't make...
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    Re: Odd Question perhaps--perfume and cats

    JAG! How sweet you were able to save the poor paralyzed kitty!! I'm glad he has a good home now :) Samson was a great Christmas gift....I was in a bad spot recovering from major surgery and he...
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    Re: Il Bacio, Ysatis, and Organza Indecence

    I enjoyed reading all of your thoughts on these!

    I really can't get Ysatis or Il Bacio off of my mind....I'm craving both of them. I know the Indecence had the best sillage and longevity, but I...
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    Re: Odd Question perhaps--perfume and cats

    I ADORE my Maine Coon :)......it's so funny how we ended up with him, but boy he's a big beauty and is he ever smart! He found us last year around Christmas time. We kept hearing something at our...
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    Re: Odd Question perhaps--perfume and cats

    This thread is too funny, and interesting :)

    My Maine Coon is obsessed with fragrance! I had my armoire open the other day, and he all but climbed his way up to get into my stash. :D He is a...
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    Il Bacio, Ysatis, and Organza Indecence

    I had the pleasure of testing these out yesterday and have to say I liked them all :)

    Indecence seemed to really project well and last the longest, but it is nothing extraordinary, it's mainly...
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    Re: Roll On or Atomizers?

    Atomizers get my vote :) I like that instant burst of scent so I don't have to keep sniffing my wrist to smell the juice.

    Maybe I'm off here but I think the spray kind of "mixes" the notes so you...
  57. Re: The Great Layering Challenge (Freestyle) - Oriental

    For the "freestyle" challenge, I (previously) mixed l'elephant and Amarige. I posted about it somewhere but be darned if I can remember where!

    It was a very nice match :) l'elephant supplied the...
  58. Re: The Great Layering Challenge #1 - Dana Tabu / Guerlain Samsara

    I guess I just HAVE to get a bottle of Tabu ;) I like the idea of Tabu with Amarige. Sounds nice!
  59. Re: How many fragrance bottles do you own at this very moment?

    I have 18 bottles. I'd love to have many more, I'm such an addict.

    My hubby thinks I should own one or two!
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    Re: Youth Dew Revisited

    Well, I like Youth Dew, used to use it. I think it will be around forever. It's a classic.

    HOWEVER, I sampled Amber Nude yesterday and that is enough to frighten anyone from EVER sniffing the...
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    Re: Today I bought ... (for January 2007)

    Burberry for Women :)

    I found a one ounce EDP plus lotion for 19.99 at TJ Maxx. This is one of my fave "everyday" scents, so that was a steal!!
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    Re: TGIF!!! Friday 19 January

    Coco for me today :)
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    Re: Anyone ever try Miss Habanita?

    Did you click on the Discovery spray for Miss Habanita? (where it says learn more/buy)

    Once I clicked on that, a large perfume bottle to the right of the page appears, and it has the...
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    Re: I rarely get compliments...or comments!

    How I feel your pain and disappointment :(. I've been going through some kind of chemical change and am having to experiment alot for new scents.

    Two so far that I've had some luck with:
    ...
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    Re: How to request decants....

    Thanks so much for the help and advice.

    I made a short request on the "wanted" board, but didn't think to look for more than one decant. That makes sense to do more than one at a time.

    I also...
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    How to request decants....

    and purchase them on this board. I've looked at the marketplace, do I just start a thread requesting "blank"? Or do I have to search the entire board to see who has the ones I want to purchase...
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    What are *tester* bottles?

    I was checking out a bottle of Hermes Eau de Merveilles on fragrance.net.....and the product/price ratio for a tester is a great deal. So, what's the catch ;)

    Thanks for the sample Quarry, this...
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    Re: Match a Frag with a Famous Work of Art

    Monet's Water Lilies = Fidji, to me.

    Maybe another scent with water/lavendar notes would work well too. I just don't know or own one of those.
  69. Thread: Ciara/Cerissa

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    Ciara/Cerissa

    Since we have a thread going on about Ciara, I wanted to know if any others remember Cerissa.

    I used to love both of these scents, and am thinking about trying them again. I found Cerissa at...
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    Re: Why is my Ciara hated? I need advice

    I'm sorry you had that experience, but yeah, everyone hates scent in a closed up car. Well, not US of course, but you know ;)

    I was contemplating getting Ciara again, I love it. I also loved...
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    My first experience getting "layered"

    and I think I have a winner! I used two spritzes of l'elephante and two spritzes of amarige.

    They compliment each other very well for some reason. I wanted some spice today but with some sweet,...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 12 January

    I think I will start the day with Cabotine. I know, I know.......it's the only one I seem to turn to these days, but it seems the perfect scent to start the day off. Fresh, happy, agreeable. When...
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    Re: The Splendidly Scented Ladies' Book Club

    I am planning on going on a sniffing excursion today so I'll try to pick up a copy of Sargasso Sea.

    This sounds like fun!
  74. Re: Holy Grail - Have you got one and what is it?

    Former Holy Grail scents for me were Mystere de Rochas, Knowing, Paloma Picasso, Coco and D&G red cap.

    I still go back to them, but none of them are something I wear every day.

    A recent...
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    Re: Ten Masterpieces

    I tend to read alot more around here than I write, fear of making a fool out of myself LOL. Though I've been in love with fragrances since I was a child....my nose and expertise just isn't quite...
  76. Re: REMINDER ::: Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, Jan. 6>>>ORIENTALS

    This is a tough choice! L'elephant is probably one of my fave orientals, very spicy. BUT I used that in the gourmand test last month along with Fantasy.

    Maybe Coco or D&G red cap, suggestions?
  77. Re: Discontinued.. Can anyone help find me something similar ?

    Hi! Welcome aboard.

    I would recommend trying Burberry's, the original scent and Allure. I too love bergamot and these two have it in their top notes.

    Have fun searching!!
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    Re: Break-up fragrance

    I agree with the sampling route. There is nothing like having a scent ruined with a bad memory :(

    I wish you well.
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    Re: chypre vs. oriental vs. fougere

    I like the Michael Edwards site. It really helps with pronunciation too. :)
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    Re: any Habanita wearers out there?

    I had forgotten about Habanita. I owned it once and like you, got alot of powdery scent with this one. I liked it well enough but never repurchased because it was maybe not quite what I expected.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 19 December

    Newly acquired Cabotine :)

    I'm loving it so far!!
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    Re: 'Un-intelligent' Perfumes?

    I'll try my best to explain what this means to me. I'm thinking "floral, airy, uncomplicated, fun scents"

    And for me two recent purchases come to mind:

    Amarige
    Cabotine

    And I second...
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    Re: Here I go with the Cabotine.....

    I hate when a fragrance is marred by unpleasant memories. I'm sorry that happened to you with this scent.

    I have been looking for something new that did not bring back any kind of painful...
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    Re: Here I go with the Cabotine.....

    I think you could be the next big name in perfume!! :D

    Can't wait for your sample to arrive. This stuff is so different, can't compare to anything else I've tried.
  85. Re: Neat--although incomplete--online scent pyramid

    This is fun! I learned I REALLY like bergamot, who knew?
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    Here I go with the Cabotine.....

    again :D

    So I went to TJ Maxx and bought it. It was odd because the shelves were FULL with vetiver and cabotine a week ago and there were only a few bottles left! Hubby said I must have put out...
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    Re: Talk to me about Balmain

    I personally love Ivoire. It's such a nice chypre....sweet yet earthy and sexy. :D
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    Re: Tocca Touch: substitutions

    o/t here, Quarry, check your pm's :)
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    Re: Tocca Touch: substitutions

    I did the fragrance finder feature at Sephora, for what it's worth, "if you like" Tocca Touch you may like these:

    Tommy Bahama for women
    Cartier, Panthere eau Legere
    Burberry Tender Touch and
    ...
  90. Re: Need help with a note I can't identify....

    Thanks for all the help here! I surely won't get rid of these fragrances, one day they may well be good on me again. I hope.

    I'm feeling sure my chemistry has changed....I'm thinking...
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    Re: SotD Monday 11 December

    Not sure what I'm wearing today, I'm thinking Coco. sparkling, sweet, spicy and nice for the cool weather here.

    Two that I know I will NOT be wearing, Shalimar and Dior Addict. ...
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    Re: Aldehydic floral with musk - suggestions?

    I would suggest looking at OzMoz. I go there when I'm trying to pinpoint certain scents/notes and see what their suggestions are. They have a list of suggestions for each group. Happy hunting!
    ...
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    Re: Present for my mom

    How about Coco? :) If she liked Mademoiselle, surely Coco would work for her.
  94. Re: Need help with a note I can't identify....

    You think it could really be vanilla? Geez, that's in almost everything it seems. I am also wondering about the tonka bean....but that's not in Shalimar, is it?

    And yes, you explained that...
  95. Need help with a note I can't identify....

    I have twice this week been struck with a HORRIFYING odor, out of two old favorite scents. I cannot put my finger on it!! All I know is I want to make sure I don't purchase anything with this in it...
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    Re: Cabotine anyone?

    What about Cabochard? Is it worth a try too?

    The perfumes that I've been most complimented on were:

    Mystere de Rochas (in my 20's)
    Coco (20's and 30's)
    Knowing (30's)
    Paloma Picasso...
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    Re: Cabotine anyone?

    I guess I MUST go back to TJ Maxx and spray!! I couldn't believe how many bottles they had of this and for such good prices. There was a tester open so I'll head over there this afternoon. I have...
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    Re: Azarro Vetiver and Tommy Bahama

    Oh DARN it, now I have to go back for another smellathon ;) Don't you just hate it. ;) hehe
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    Re: Playdough note?!

    I actually saw "playdoh" perfume for kids at ULTA last night LOL Smelled just like it!
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    Re: Cabotine anyone?

    Guess this deserves a test drive :) My only concern was what the dry down was, so now I'm curious!
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