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    Re: Here's a FANcy little story ...

    At the Guerlain boutique in the SF NM, they use fans to "demo" some of the fragrances...
  2. Re: >>>> Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Sept. 1 >>>>FOUGERE

    I had a sample of Jicky EDT sitting around which - gasp - I believe I never tried! ...So I tried it yesterday and again this morning. It sits very close to my skin and is very "herbal" in a...
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    Re: Orange/Mandarin/Tangerine scents

    How about Creed Neroli Sauvage?
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    Re: Women's Jasmine on men

    You might want to try À la Nuit by Serge Lutens. To me, it is a pas trop femme, non-old-lady jasmine.
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    Re: Notes that Turned Stinky

    I find that myrrh / opponax goes in a very bad direction on me.
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    Re: Men who just like feminine scents

    chemistry... When I wear unisex or men's fragrances, they often (always?) go très femme on me, which can be great or bizarre and not-so-great... I suppose the same applies to women's fragrances on...
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    Re: Great L'Artisan boutique experience

    I'm a big fan of L'Artisan's boutique on Thompson Street in Greenwich Village in NY. The salespeople are so nice, and then Cafe Habana is just a few blocks away...
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    Re: The best fragrance Names of all time

    In addition to the many great names already listed, I would add:

    Feminite du Bois
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    Re: NYC Trip - it has to smell good!

    For Frédéric Malle (and so much more), go to Barney's. I really like the L'Artisan boutique on Thompson Street in The Village. The salespeople are extremely nice (whether you buy anything or not)...
  10. Re: Your scent when you feel PRETTY and HAPPY beyond words :)

    Someone gave me a free decant of L'Artisan's Fleur d'Oranger, and I have to say that hits the mark a bit too well. I do not enjoy loving a never-to-be-available-again (not to mention...
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    Re: Wet forest and wood

    Great list! I would also add Genie du Bois by Keiko Mecheri...
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    Re: Let's pretend....

    Carnal Flower, the one which speaks directly to my simple soul...
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    Re: Bal a Versailles?

    I tried the new version recently, and it took such a bad turn on me that after a few minutes the saleslady was searching frantically for an alcohol wipe - of her own accord - to rid the world of that...
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    Re: Ideas for a fourteen year old young lady

    My 11-year-old daughter's favorites are Safran Troublant and especially Fracas (she sprays it on her pillowcase most nights!)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 7 June

    yesterday: Chasse aux Papillons
    today: began with Chasse aux Papillons; now Encens et Lavande
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    Re: SotD Saturday 3 June

    Verte Violette for now...
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    Re: Top favourite of the year so far.

    Carnal Flower...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 June

    Angéliques Sous la Pluie...
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    Re: Most worn in May

    Carnal Flower and D'Orsay's Tilleul, I think.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 31 May

    Started this morning testing L'Artisan's Thé Pour un Été, which was very nice in this hot weather and lasted quite a while. Then this evening I tested L'Artisan's Riviera Palace, also quite nice...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 30 May

    KM Genie des Bois...
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    Re: Your first buy?

    Samsara. I don't like it so much on me anymore. I don't know if it's my nose or my body chemistry that's changed, but ever since my first child was born (or maybe when I was pregnant), I haven't...
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    Re: SotD Monday 29 May

    hmmm... Mimosa pour Moi turned out to be Mimosa pas pour Moi aujourd'hui! *It went a strange direction on me today - tangy in a bizarre way, growing stronger by the second. *Maybe it's the heat....
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    Re: SotD Monday 29 May

    Mimosa Pour Moi...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 27 May

    Tilleul by D'Orsay right now - one of my spring/summer staples...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 26 May

    I'm feeling rather schizo testing a sample of Caron's Tabac Blond on one arm and Bellodgia on the other.
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    Re: What is your favourite violet scent?

    By the way, I recently bought a 100ml bottle of Borsari's Violetta di Parma for $30 + $6 shipping from perfume1.com. Excellent service - It arrived in a couple of days.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 May

    p.m. SL's Datura Noir - oh how I love this one...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 May

    Carnal Flower again!
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 May

    Carnal Flower applied with a light touch...
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    Re: What is your favourite violet scent?

    I have tried SL's Bois de Violette. *To me, it is similar to Keiko Mecheri's Genie du Bois, but I definitely don't like it as much.
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    Re: What is your favourite violet scent?

    I like L'Artisan's Verte Violette and Borsari's Violetta di Parma quite a bit. They are rather similar, both fresh and green and not powdery or too sweet. Verte Violette is more green, which I...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 May

    SL Un Bois Sepia...
  34. Magnolia, Orchidea e Mimosa by Antica Farmacista

    Has anyone tried this? The combination sounds appealing...
  35. Re: What fragrances remind you of Shalimar? I love

    There is something in many of the scents previously mentioned which I've tried that goes in a very bad direction on me, even though I like them on others. I have had a woman behind a perfume counter...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 May

    Etro's Vicolo Fiori ("alley flowers"). Fresh as the month of May!

    top: mandarin, bellflower
    middle: waterlily, lotus, cyclamen, wild rose, ylang ylang, white peach, melon
    base: musk, iris,...
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    Re: TGIF!!! SotD Friday 19 May

    Carnal Flower applied with a light touch... mmmmm...
  38. Re: Need a summer fragrance with fig/linden notes

    ...another vote for Tilleul by D'Orsay. What a beautiful scent! It is long-lasting as well... I wear it often in the spring and summer.
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    Re: SotD Monday 1 May - May Day

    En Passant to work...
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    Re: Looking for lilac based scent

    I love En Passant...
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    Re: Sniffapalooza Weekend in NYC

    I happened to be in the basement of Barney's on Saturday sampling some perfumes, when suddenly the place became mobbed! It was incredible! I hope everyone had a great time...
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