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    Monsieur Behnke - Thank you for the gracious...

    Monsieur Behnke - Thank you for the gracious mention and I'm very glad that Raphaella and I got people talking - that was definitely the point. Negativity gets distasteful after a while and yet there...
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    Re: Today I bought - March 2010

    Estee Lauder Cinnabar

    and Ive been replacing a lot of my collection lately, seems they're all going dry around the same time -

    Caron Aimez-Moi
    Guerlain Coriolan
    Bvlgari The Vert
    Chanel Pour...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Incidently, now that I own the bottle of Eau de Jade - I can't figure out how to even remove the bottle to replace it with a new refill bottle. And I don't ever remember seeing refills for sale at...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    Picked up 4 Prives over the last 2 days. In TJMaxx: Refill bottles of Ambre Soie and Eclat de Jasmin for 29.99 each. In Marshalls: Refill bottle of Bois d'Encens for 19.99 and a Regular bottle of Eau...
  5. Re: Do you own EVERY scent launched from any fragrance House?

    I own all of the Sisley scents - Eau de Campagne, Eau du Soir, Soir de Lune.
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    Re: Broken Bulgari Black Sprayer

    I personally think you should try returning them.

    Bvlgari should have pulled this mechanism from the bottle a LONG time ago and replaced it. One shouldn't have to do surgery on it because one...
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    Re: what candles are you burning this fall?

    Im currently burning Henri Bendel's Amber which is my favourite for the Holidays. Its soo regal smelling. And very powerful - I DON'T enjoy a meek candle at all.
  8. Re: Would you ever buy a litre of your favourite scent?

    I want to know where one gets this "Guerlain Catalogue" thats been mentioned here, several times.

    I wonder if they'll send it to the US...
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    Re: Leather Lovers

    Why Cuir Ottoman isn't one of the options for the sampler pack, I'll never know. Its perfect in every way. Definite Holy Grail perfume for me.

    I also agree with those who have mentioned Prada's...
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    Re: scents you're obsessed with at the moment.

    Annick Goutal Ambre Fetiche
    Montale White Aoud
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    Re: NY perfume shopping

    I think Caron is always worth a trip - if you've never smelled the urn fragrances.
    Penhaligons is also fun.
    And while I do not like the department store at all - SAKS has the Miller Harris...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday, 12 November 08

    Montale White Aoud
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    Re: Your reaction to fragrance bans?

    I'm with you, Delia.
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    Re: Most beautiful bottle in your wardrobe

    My favourite bottle of all time, and of the ones that I own would have to be the original design for Guerlain's Vol de Nuit. Art Deco propeller in motion bottle. LOVE IT!

    Others that I enjoy are...
  15. Re: fastest time to rid yourself of a fragrance

    90% of Blind Buys have either been re-gifted or re-sold.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 11 November 08

    Hermes Eau des Merveilles
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 10 November 08

    CREED Santal Imperial and Ambre Cannelle
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    Poll: Re: Which Creed gets you the most compliments

    Santal Imperial gets the most for me, too.
    Next would be Silver Mountain Water.
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    Re: SotD - Sunday, 9 November 08

    Guerlain Rose Barbare - exquisite in every way.
  20. Re: Which, if any Amouage male scents are worth the high price?

    Mudassir: It is available at Aedes de Venustas and LuckyScent.
  21. Re: Which, if any Amouage male scents are worth the high price?

    Dia is my favorite of the lot. I have not tried Lyric yet, but I have tried Homage.

    The latter is so exquisite, I think $350 may actually be a bargain.
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    Re: Funeral. Question

    It is perfectly fine. I wore a LOT of Chanel No. 19 extrait to my sister's funeral - my mother wore the sillage monster that is Sisley Eau du Soir, which even with a light hand is still stronger than...
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    Re: Delicious lavender

    Im going to have to second (or third?) Caron Pour Un Homme. Its not really niche. And it can be had for a song in soo many places.

    Although, my niche recommendation would have to be Vero Kern's...
  24. Re: Has the Economy put a Hurt on your Purchases?

    Its only made me ask the question "Do I REALLY need this?" The answer is usually No. I can live without it. I already have enough for 7 lifetimes.
  25. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    Yes, Narciso.

    Anyone have a bottle of vintage Guerlain Philtre d'Amour?
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    Re: SotD , Thursday 6th of November , 2008

    Frederic Malle Iris Poudre
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    Re: orange blossom, special

    Vero Kern Rubj. Ugh - exquisite.

    Czech and Speake Neroli is as close to a staple-scent as they come. I think I'll always have a bottle on hand, even if I don't wear it all the time - and never in...
  28. Re: If you had to pick one******with a twist********

    Great question. I've converted many a human to the scent world. Some of those defining moments were achieved with:

    Bvlgari Black
    Guerlain Rose Barbare
    Serge Lutens Chergui
    Cartier Declaration...
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    Re: Guerlain purchases arrived!!!!!

    chiming in to second the comment about evaporation and atomizers. They definitely will evaporate with the ball atomizer on top. You'd think, having had ball atomizers since the 18th century, someone...
  30. Re: 227 bottles of Frederic Malle fragrances stolen

    I hope it was Marshalls or TJMaxx that did the deed.

    I'm going to keep my eyes open...
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday, June 17, 2008

    Creed Santal Imperial
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    Re: New Serge Lutens - El Attarine

    In response to a comment above, I've always felt that Arabie IS a summer fragrance, for thats the only time that I wear it. Its a Lutens that does best in the summer heat, I think. Attarine sounds...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 7 June 08

    Vero Kern RUBJ extrait
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    Re: SotD Monday, June 2, 2008 - dedicated to YSL

    I wore Vintage Rive Gauche today. Classic and gorgeous.

    A great loss indeed.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 20th May 2008

    Cuir Ottoman by Parfum d'Empire
  36. Re: Un Jardin Apres La Mousson... Did anyone try it yet?

    Was not taken with this scent as I had hoped I would be. Very disappointed by it, frankly. Although, honestly - I don't need anything else on my must-have list - its already several miles long. You'd...
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    Re: Your favorite Santa Maria Novella?

    Melograno
    Fieno
    Marshall's Wife
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    Re: Creed Erolfa on Titanic?

    Due to the Olivier Creed quip, I can't tell if all of the rest of these are done in jest or not. But I would be interested to know if you weren't being facetious - especially because Santal Imperial...
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    Re: Best fragrance over $200 a bottle...?

    Amouage Dia
    Guerlain Metalys
    Guerlain Vol de Nuit extrait
    L'Artisan Fleur de Narcisse
    Clive Christian X
    Creed Selection Verte
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday, 8 April

    Caron IMPACT pour Homme.

    As I start to [finally] appreciate lavender...
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    Re: Creed Erolfa on Titanic?

    Being as Creed is so old a luxury brand, It is quite likely that a member of the first class on board the Titanic was a wearer of Creed fragrances, and a possibility that they may have been traveling...
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    Re: Best men's fragrance from these countries

    FRANCE - Guerlain L'Instant Pour Homme
    ITALY - Versace: The Dreamer
    GREAT BRITAIN - Clive Christian X for men
    USA - pass.
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    Re: Oh What The Heck... Infusion D'Iris

    Well, Ive long thought the I d'I was incredibly unisex (but what isn't) and was surprised to hear that Prada was going to release a men's version. Not that Im complaining, as I adore Iris. But they...
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    Re: Comprehensive List of Iris Scents

    All of my favorites are listed here already - No. 19, 28 La Pausa, Hiris, Iris Silver Mist, and Iris Poudre.

    Im surprised to hear some people get no iris from No. 19 - to me, thats an iris...
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    Re: SotD ,, Thursday 3 April 2008

    Hermes Kelly Caleche for me today.
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    Re: SotD - Thursday, 13 March 2008

    Thank you for the birthday wishes, everyone!

    Sisley Soir de Lune for me today. A birthday present from a very special someone!

    Next year this day will fall on a Friday - very excited about...
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    Re: SotD Thursday March 13

    Thank you darlings! You are all very sweet.

    And thank you to Chayaruchama for my fabulous birthday wake-up call - an hour and 18 minutes of blissful cellular interludes. And a glorious rendition...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 3 March 2008

    Marc Jacobs for men
    and
    Philosykos by Diptyque
  49. Thread: Stocking up

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Stocking up

    I have stockpiled the original Guerlain 1oz. bottles of Philtre d'Amour from 1998, the re-issue is reformulated. I have about 4 bottles.

    I also have Coriolan stockpiled
    and Guerlain Pamplelune...
  50. Thread: Must-buys

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Must-buys

    Guerlain Metalys
    Guerlain Rose Barbare
    Guerlain Cologne du 68
    Etat Libre d'Orange:
    Rossy de Palma
    Rien
    Delicious Closet Queen
    Amouage Dia
    Parfum d'Empire Cuir Ottoman
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    Re: Anyone own or try Clive Christian?

    X for men is fabulous. In that price range, I'd much rather buy an uber-exclusive Guerlain extrait over X, but I still really enjoy X.

    The Men's 1872 is virile to my nose, I can't stand it. And as...
  52. Re: How much have you spent on fragrance in your lifetime?

    id be scared to know. its been thousands.
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 1 Mar 08

    scent-free, today.

    illness.

    The only time I go without.
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    Re: SotD - Friday 29 Feb 2008

    Miller Harris Couer d'Ete
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    Re: SOTD - Tuesday 26th Febuary 2008

    Etat Libre d'Orange CHAROGNE.

    I just bought this a few days ago in Bendels and I couldn't be happier with it.
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    Re: New MPG fragrance, Bois de Turquie

    I think MPG should do away with the genders and just put all of their scents in the same color bottles and call them all Unisex. I feel like they, of all people - should know better. Its just absurd,...
  57. Re: Tuberose, Jasmine, or Gardenia scents for men?

    Neil Morris Gardenia for Men is NOT too be missed.

    I dont even like the flower and I can't seem to get enough of this!

    samples are available by calling Neil Morris. Phone number is on his...
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    Re: Geranium - the forgotten note?

    Try Miller Harris' Geranium Bourbon.

    Its about as clear a Geranium note as you can get with some other things thrown in for some fun. Its well done.
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    Re: Cologne du 68 by Guerlain

    Mike -

    You may want to try the Guerlain Boutique in EPCOT Center. They seem to be getting more and more exclusives these days. 68 is probably one of them. NYC has TONS of bottles of 68, it seems...
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    Re: SOTD - Monday 25 February 2008

    Etat Libre d'Orange
    Rossy de Palma

    Absolutely fabulous rose. Lovers of Voleur de Roses, take note.
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    Re: Cologne du 68 by Guerlain

    Cologne du 68 is sold State-side, now. It is available in the Bergdorf Goodman Guerlain Boutique in NYC and in Neiman Marcus in San Francisco,

    68 is very complex and certainly worth a try. I wear...
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    Re: SOTD .. Sunday 24th Febuary

    Etat Libre d'Orange Delicious Closet Queen
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 23 Feb 08

    L'Artisan Fleur de Narcisse
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    Re: Today I bought...

    L'Artisan Fleur de Narcisse

    Etat Libre d'Orange Charogne
  65. Re: Candidate for Worst Spray Mechanism of All Time

    The best sprayers: The Different Company. absolutely top of the line

    the worst: BVLGARI. Excellent bottle design, but horrible sprayers. Out of the 5 or 6 Bvlgaris I have, 4 are currently working...
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    Re: Selection Verte

    In all honesty, Id say just spring for the whole 8 ounces.

    I got mine from Scentiments in June and I paid around $160, I think...which for 8 ounces of anything is NOT a bad price.
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    Re: SOTD .. Thursday 14th Febuary

    At the moment, I'm getting ready for bed and will re-apply Neil Morris Summer of Love - a fabulous creamy Incense scent.

    Tomorrow, in honor of the holiday that I loathe - Rose Barbare by Guerlain...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 13 Feb 08

    Guerlain Bois d'Armenie
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    Re: L'Ame d'un Heros arrived

    Mr. G - that leather covered Coriolan that you own its a special edition, right? - are the copper pieces still plastic like the original or are they metal?

    Have you seen any of these for sale...
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    Re: The Smell of Space

    Its definitely something that should try to be re-created for the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum - it would be a great addition to the exhibit - a room where you can walk in and "smell" space.
    ...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 12 Feb 08

    Serge Lutens Chergui for this frigid day.
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    Neil Morris Fragrances

    Never Mind, they've been added and I didnt see it.
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    Re: Guerlain - Aqua Allegoria Line

    Mentafolia is also extremely unisex as is the Mandarine.

    I love and wear Pamplelune, but I am aware of its big time fickle behavior.
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    Re: Your Valentine's fragrance

    wherever I am, I'll probably be wearing Guerlain Rose Barbare or Hilde Soliani Tulip
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 2 Feb 08

    The Different Co. Rose Poivree
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 29 Jan 08

    Chanel Bois des Iles Extrait
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    Re: SotD - Monday 28 Jan 08

    Santa Maria Novella Melograno
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 27 Jan 08

    switched to Angelique Sous la Pluie by Malle after my shower.
  79. Thread: Soap

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Soap

    Leffleur - I love Bee and Flower too, its so simplistic, which I sort of respect in a way. I love the Bee and Flower Rose, as well.

    I also like the Fresh soaps - the ones in the nice paper, not...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 27 Jan 08

    L'Artisan Mechant Loup
  81. Thread: Soap

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Soap

    I have used the Claus Porto soaps and they are indeed wonderful. They have a definite soapy smell to them, regardless of what their scent is. They are not heavy or overpowering and will not interfere...
  82. Thread: Soap

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Soap

    Agreed. I love the entire BBW Sensual Amber line. The Body Lotion and the EDP are perfection and the body wash is as well. I never thought I'd fall head over heels for something from BBW but there...
  83. Thread: Soap

    by MarkDavid
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    Re: Soap

    Ah yes, I am a HUGE soap fan.

    I keep many bars in my shower at one time. Currently in rotation are:

    Orange Verte by Hermes (never run out of this)
    Orange Verte by New London Pharmacy
    Iris...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday 27 Jan 08

    Chene
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    Re: Info on Guerlain's L'Âme d'un Héros

    was Coriolan originally discontinued because of poor sales or because of new regulations that would force Guerlain to alter the formula.

    I've heard several different things, but the one I would...
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    Re: SotD - Wednesday 23 Jan 08

    Creed Santal Imperial
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    Re: Standing Out From The Crowd

    Tubereuse Criminelle

    possibly Carnal Flower or Fracas

    Cuir Ottoman also comes to mind.

    Amouage Gold or Dia are also big attention getters.
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    Re: TF and NR for Him at Sephora's

    here here!
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    Re: Time for a quick TOP 5 Fragrances thread

    Im going to ignore the request for 5 and just go ahead and list my official top 10, that I have narrowed down and come to over the past few weeks. This is the "official" list - The 10 I cannot live...
  90. Re: Female Fragrance that smels great on a male

    dont forget:

    Chanel No. 19
    Clinique Wrappings
    Kelly Caleche
    Jean Couturier Coriandre
    Sisley Eau du Soir
    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Chanel No. 5
    Balmain Jolie Madame
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    Re: Today I bought (January 2008)

    Guerlain Chant d'Aromes
    Asprey Purple Water
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    Re: TF and NR for Him at Sephora's

    Did you take notice of the size of the bottle? Sephora likes to offer fragrances in 1oz. sizes and often they'll strike a contract with the fragrance house for a Sephora Exclusive size and its always...
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    Re: Florals for Men

    You'll have to call him for samples and it'll be a small charge - but Neil Morris has been working on a line called Flowers for Men. Some are finished, some are not....

    His Gardenia for Men is in...
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    Re: SOTD - Saturday 19 January 2008

    Guerlain Metalys, part of the Les Parisiennes Collection. Exquisite.
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    Re: Vol de Nuit for Men

    I wear both the extrait and the EDT. Depends on my mood.

    Vol de Nuit also has my favorite perfume bottle ever designed - I love it. Art Deco propeller in motion - its gorgeous.
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    Re: Fragrance Hall of Fame

    The Different Co. Rose Poivree
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    Re: Isotta Fraschini Uomo

    Ive never heard of this. And the link says No Product Found.

    This is the car Norma Desmond has in Sunset Boulevard, though.

    (my favorite movie)
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    Re: SOTD Monday, 14 January 2008

    The New Ambre Fetiche by Annick Goutal, part of the Les Orientalistes collection.
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    Re: Whats Your Favorite Bond #9 Scent

    well, I like Nouveau Bowery.

    However, if there is a bottle burning on the horizon - I'll probably decide to throw it in.
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    Re: Vol de Nuit for Men

    My favorite vintage Guerlain and a real love in my life.

    Wear it with pride.
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