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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Prima by Penhaligon's
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 15th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    1996 : Inez & Vinoodh by Byredo
  3. Thread: Killian

    by donna255
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    Re: Killian

    Congratulations.

    I adore it and boy do I get great longevity from it.
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    Re: Your Most Film Noir Fragrances

    Oh yes, Caron.

    Narcisse Noir in extract for sure.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    LUSH Porto Allege
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 14th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Superstitious by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Haute Provence by Parfums Nicolai

    Sorry, I don't do photos via my mobile.
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    Re: Haute Provence by Parfums Nicolai

    I bought mine way back in the early 00s and it came in a blue glass bottle I actually bought it from the London boutique. It says Haute Provence Eau de lavande ref 8404 NoLot:FL
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 13th June, 2019

    Hello all

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I will be out again, dislike jasmine unless beaten down to nothing by other notes. A big no for frangipani, hibiscus and orchid. The smell of frangipani especially hated by me.
  11. Thread: Iris Question

    by donna255
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    Re: Iris Question

    Oh yes, how could I forget L'Artisan Iris Pallida really lovely iris.
  12. Re: 'Spicebomb by Jean Paul Gaultier' causes bomb scare in Canada.

    Yes, it is Viktor and Rolf
  13. Thread: Iris Question

    by donna255
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    Re: Iris Question

    Iris lover here.

    Some not mentioned already

    SMN Iris a simple straight fragrance but so pretty

    Parfumerie Generale Iris Oriental a warm rich oriental style

    Instead of No19 try Annick...
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    Re: Haute Provence by Parfums Nicolai

    I own it in the original blue glass bottle. Reading reviews it just did not seem to get much love or was just overlooked at you said.

    After the opening, it has warmth, not the normal style...
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    Re: Compliments...is it a cultural thing?

    Ireland calling. I don't care about compliments but do randomly get them. Hey, I had one yesterday. Always women and strangely at bus stops usually. Though once in work someone came in and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Rochas Femme (original) by Rochas early 80s pdt
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    Re: Edmond Roudnitska at the Osmothèque

    Thank you so interesting great write up.

    Parfum de Thérèse was the first F.Malle I ever bought way back when the house became known in the early 00s. As a lover of Femme (pre cumin 1989), it...
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    Re: A question for women

    Yes, Fracas adored or hated.

    Not sure about Bandit?

    Black Orchid is another I dislike as I keep getting cucumber
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Shalimar Parfum Initial by Guerlain
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 9th June, 2019

    Hello all

    Crown Heliotrope by Crown Perfumery
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    Re: Commodity Shuttered

    If anyone is interested SpaceNK summer sale online should be starting later this month. I was told that the Commodity range had been called back from the stores to the warehouse and should be in...
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    Re: What do 'narcotics' smell like!!

    I remember reading many years back that Guerlain L'Heure Bleu had a narcotic feel. It was either Roja Dove or Luca Turin in the first edition of the Beauty Bible way back very early 00s? I thought...
  23. Re: Fragrances with a dominant 'dried fruits' note

    Another vote for Arabie. The first time I smelt it way back in the late 90s I thought dried figs.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th June, 2019

    Hello all

    Y by Yves Saint Laurent edp
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Lavender on the Rocks by Atkinsons
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    Re: Fake Bvlgari Aqva Pour Homme?

    I have out of interest checked both sites you mention for a Guerlain fragrance I know I bought 100% from an official counter and before 2010. Both told me the batch code said it was made in 2015! ...
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    Poll: Re: Chamade vs Nahema

    I picked Chamade, I own the parfum and the edp.

    I did own Nahema back in the 80s but now I just cannot stand it.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Brigadoon by 4160 Tuesdays
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I doubt I will be joining tomorrow. Pineapple and coconut the mere thought of wearing them is like holy water to a vampire for me.

    Sorry, all I think is Malibu Rum.
  30. Thread: 4160 Tuesdays

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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays

    They have a number of really great fragrances.

    Doe In The Snow as mentioned

    Ealing Green

    Goodbye Picadilly is a favourite of mine.

    Sarah who owns and is the nose of 4160 Tuesdays has a...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th June, 2019

    Hello all

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd June, 2019

    Hello all.

    Cardamom Coffee by Gorilla Perfume [Lush
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    Re: Bvlgari Black no longer in production

    It disappeared from loads of places some years back, I remember at the time many thought it had been discontinued. But it had very limited availability and not even sold in some countries.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd June, 2019

    Hello all.

    L'Ete en Douce by L'Artisan Parfumeur
  35. Re: Diptyque 10-ml minis - where are they coming from?

    They were spray and it is L'Ombre Dans L'Eau I own. The travel case cost as much as buying the boxed set of three so I never bothered with it.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st June, 2019

    Hello all and Happy Birthday to Anastasia Beaverhausen

    Heure Exquise by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Creed 30ml bottles?

    I own a few of them from the late 90s early 00s, they were just over £40 to buy back then.
  38. Re: Diptyque 10-ml minis - where are they coming from?

    They did sell them in sets of three, also sold a separate fancy travel case to put them in.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st May, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 22 Eau de Toilette by Chanel mine is the 80s/early90s version
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 30th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I will go with my vintage No22 EDT, actually wore it yesterday and later looked at what the synch for Friday was and thought Oh!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 29th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 22 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
  43. Re: Soaps / Shower Gels - Currently Using, Favourites, Purchases, etc.

    No idea? In Europe and the UK is called TKMaxx and if I remember started in Germany?

    Over here we seem to get quite different products. L'Artisan Parfumeur and Penhaligon's even Tom Ford and...
  44. Re: Soaps / Shower Gels - Currently Using, Favourites, Purchases, etc.

    In TKMaxx in the UK always loads of French and Italian soaps, never bought as I stock up at the Xmas market from the French Soap Guy.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Terre d'Iris by Miller Harris
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Fou d'Absinthe by L'Artisan Parfumeur
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Héritage Eau de Toilette by Guerlain
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Prescriptives Posh Ginger
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th May, 2019

    Hello all

    Woman In Gold by By Kilian
  50. Thread: Killian

    by donna255
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    Re: Killian

    Hope you enjoy it.
  51. Thread: Killian

    by donna255
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    Re: Killian

    +1 for Woman In Gold
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Dans tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I will not be joining in this week either.

    I hate fragrance combing, for me its boring and all I got when I tried a few times was the last one I sprayed on nothing different or WOW!

    I know...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Le Dix by Balenciaga
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    Re: ParfumDreams.co.uk

    I think I might have looked at this site a few times but never bought from them. Good to know they are okay.
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    Re: Don' t Let It Bug Ya

    Yes, a few times on MUA(what the hell have they done with it after the update?) someone mentioned eyelash mites and how to get rid of them. So of course mad panic at the thought they might have any....
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Pour Un Homme by Caron
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Navigations Through Scent - Valbonne by Molton Brown
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella mini documentary

    They also have a boutique in London.

    A friend went to Florance and I asked her to bring me some things from SMN, and for her, it was the strangest experience. Large showroom where you sample,...
  60. Re: Perfume Party Notes: Les Exclusifs edt vs edp, Sycomore, 31 Rue Cambon, Bois des Iles, Coromande

    I get great performance from 31 Rue Cambon in EDT. I know Christopher Sheldrake who was the nose for this one always said in interviews it just would not work in parfum and going by others seems...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 18th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    No. 5 Eau de Toilette by Chanel
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    Re: Commodity Shuttered

    Replica is bringing out two new fragrances shortly. I know the SA, she also does Atelier Cologne and mentioned it to me when chatting she did work for Guerlain before that was how I knew her. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Navigations Through Scent - Apuldre by Molton Brown.
  65. Re: Has IFRA banned using natural Oud in perfume?

    I was told by a SA that Frederic Malle The Night had natural oud hence its price.

    Let us not forget that the fragrance houses are there to make money so if they can get an ingredient much cheaper...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    Strange one, in Boots, went to look at the clearance shelves and there were some Molton Brown fragrances. Now the strange part is they never sold Molton Brown in my store.

    Navigations Through...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Iris Rebelle by Atelier Cologne
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I am def out this Friday.

    My Dad did not wear fragrance at all. I do not own any fragrances that my Mum wore.
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    Re: ‘Correct’ application of fragrances

    I started spraying my forearms a few years back. The given was always spray on pulse points as your body is warmer at these points and projects the fragrance better. But, people can do whichever...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    House of Fraser still have the £10 off a £50 beauty spend and they sent me a voucher to use instore.

    Atelier Cologne Iris Rebelle 30mls
  71. Re: Jo Malone reveals she discovered one of her bigamist father's affairs ...

    The Daily Mail or the Daily Hail as it is known by many. The family supported Hitler until WWII started and still very rightwing in all their news reporting.

    Online joke for the way their articles...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Dans tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, using up the last of my travel size.
  74. Re: New Guerlain “counter” at the renovated Ogilvy in Montréal

    Thank you for the detailed report. Were heard last year that Bois d'Armenie was being pulled into the boutiques, I actually bought a back up bottle 75mls. But thought they would be putting in...
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    Re: Blind Buy Advice Needed: Guerlain Nahema

    Yes, I agree. My first thought did they have the parfum as a tester and yes with Guerlain that does happen.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Crown Heliotrope by Crown Perfumery
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Une Fleur de Cassie by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day

    Tom Ford Boys and Lips Aaron.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Le Mimosa by Annick Goutal
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Okay, Bavard has mentioned mimosa so thought hello I have a mimosa fragrance!

    Le Mimosa by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    Okay, I have a decant of Crown Heliotrope by Crown Perfumery which was the one I first fell in love with Heliotrope as a note.

    Been randomly now and then having a look on eBay to see if any FB...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th May, 2019

    Hello all

    Crown Heliotrope by Crown Perfumery
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I will not be joining tomorrow as I have nothing that says Cancun.

    I think tropical or tequila so nothing from me.
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    Re: Commodity Shuttered

    I smelt some in my local SpaceNK they had a tester set at Xmas.

    Very boring with awful longevity.
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    Re: Amazing Perfumed Shower Gels and Soaps ?

    +2 for Molton Brown

    L'Occitane is also really great.

    Soap, we have a Xmas market come to Belfast each year and the French Soap Man comes over from France. Actually, he is from Belfast but...
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    Re: Spraying paper and mailing them?

    Way back late 90s a friend was over in London and went to Harrods for me. She sprayed a Guerlain Mouchoir for me on a spill wrapped it in cling film and posted it. It smells great days afterwards...
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    Re: Your latest make-up/cosmetics purchases?

    Since bought another TF Boys lipstick Aaron on sale.

    Then the Soliel de Ambre palette again on sale.

    Pat McGrath palette Bronze Ambition
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th May, 2019

    hello all.

    Dans tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Today I bought May 2019

    So my local Frederic Malle counter in House of Fraser has had a number of fragrances on sale since Xmas.

    So they had gone down in price again and now they have an offer instore of £10 off a £50...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Crown Heliotrope by Crown Perfumery
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    Re: using dab-on as spray-on

    Yes, I decant into a spray as I prefer never had a problem.
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    Re: PayPal Or Credit Crad ?

    I will always pick Paypal if it is offered.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Eau de Lavande by Diptyque
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    Re: New Guerlain Meteorites

    The refillable versions are usually metal.

    Not seen this in real life yet so not sure?
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th May, 2019

    Hello all.

    I am in an F.Malle as well.

    Dans tes Bras by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: Wear what you like in ANY occasion

    I have always done this. I go by the mood I am in as to what I wear and when.

    Strangely some of the heavier or musk based fragrances work better in warm weather for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th May, 2019

    Hello all

    Encens et Lavande by Serge Lutens
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I have quite a few Guerlains to chose from but went with:

    Vol de Nuit Eau de Toilette by Guerlain 1991 going by Raiders of the Lost Guerlain's site
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd May, 2019

    Hello all.

    Vol de Nuit Eau de Toilette by Guerlain 1991 version
  100. Re: Cost for a house to create 100ml of fragrance

    Some years back a number of discussions on Basenotes and it is the advertising and marketing which actually pumps up the price. The actual juice costs very very product.

    Perfume houses are there...
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