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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014.

    Hi all,

    I have been having fun working through my sample stash lately. I ended up wearing Sel Marin four days straight and used up the sample so I ordered a bottle from Luckyscent. I never thought...
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    Re: SOTD Friday June 20, 2014

    Hello all,

    I am sampling Sel Marin today. So far I'd say it has FB potential... It's love at first try but I have learned to try again (and again) before commiting. Wait! I am talking about...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 19 June, 2014.

    Good morning,

    I am sampling Cashmere Mist today. It's unbelieveable that I've never tried this enduring popular fragrance.

    Have a good day!
  4. Re: Article: Winners announced for US FiFi awards 2014

    The winners are not really my style. I thought Basenotes Readers Award winners were far superior.
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    Re: SotD: Wednesday 18th June 2014

    Happy birthday, Twolf!

    I am sampling Bamboo Harmony by By Kilian today. I am working my way through my sample backlog alphabetically for a while. How random is that?
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Tuesday, 17 June, 2014.

    Hello everyone,

    I am sampling Amber Oud by By Kilian today. I like the top notes so far.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Monday, 16 June, 2014.

    Hello all,

    I am wearing 10 Corso Como today. I will be wearing fragrances from my sample backlog this week. It should be a fun change!

    Have a great day!
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    Re: SotD: Sunday 15th June 2014

    Hello all,

    I am wearing Amouage Gold Woman today. Have a beautiful day!
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    Re: What scents women like the most?

    + 1
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2014

    Hmm... The only overtly "male" fragrances I own are Tuscan Leather and Original Santal. I'll probably go with the Creed.
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    Re: Choose 5 designer scents

    I was wondering about that. That said, I'd choose:
    Dior Addict
    Chanel Coco
    Tom Ford Noir de Noir
    YSL Opium
    Mugler Angel
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    Re: Serge lutens on fragrancenet

    I purchased Chergui and it was a quality product in every respect.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Guerlain Gemma
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Tom Ford - African Violet.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    V is for Volutes by Diptyque.
  16. Re: Since a year ago, how many full bottle fragrances did you buy?

    15 full bottles - more than I thought before counting.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 29 may 2014

    I am just steps away from the beautiful Pacific shore, wearing Patchouli by Santa Maria Novella and drinking a Tom Collins. Life is good. Cheers!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 28 May, 2014.

    Hello all,

    I am starting off the day with a fresh orange blast from Oyedo. Wonderful!
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    J is for Je Reviens
  20. Re: What is the Equivalent of Creed Aventus Phenomena in the Female Scents?

    Aventus has no parallel on the female boards in my opinion.
  21. Re: So I blind bought Aventus a year ago, last week i ordered 8 samples of creeds other options..

    Hilarious! I knew this flaming thread would go this direction eventually. I am just surprised it took so long.
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    Re: Top 3 all-time as per your S.O.

    1. Volutes
    2. Cuir de Russie
    3. Back to Black
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 27 May, 2014.

    I wore Blue Agava & Cacao today. There's a slight resemblance to the L'Humaniste I wore yesterday, but drier.
  24. Re: Article: The Basenotes Reader Awards 2014: Winners!

    A couple of my favorites made it. It's good to know what our community thinks!
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    Re: How do you acquire most of your samples?

    Free samples from Nordstrom, Bloomingdales and Scent Bar; purchase samples online from Luckyscent and the Perfumed Court; given samples by BN friends.
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    Re: SotD: Monday 26th May 2014

    Happy birthday, Quarry!

    Today, I am sampling L'Humaniste, a freebie from Scent Bar. I haven't been sampling much lately so I better get to it.
  27. Re: Anybody ever make an unintended duplicate purchase...?!

    No, I never made that mistake. I agonize over every purchase and don't own that much.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 25 May 2014.

    Thank you!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 25 May 2014.

    I am wearing Amouage Gold Woman today. Tonight, DH and I are going to a college graduation party for a young lady who majored in Japanese and Global Studies. She gives us faith in the next...
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    Re: High Gear Scents

    Wearing Angel or Coromandel always puts me in a state of bliss. :tongue:
  31. Poll: Re: Can one casually wear Tuscan Leather in the summer?

    I plan to wear it this summer. I'll be in air conditioning during the week or I will enjoy TL casually on the weekends.
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 5

    P is for Patchouli by Santa Maria Novella.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 24 May, 2014.

    Wearing Patchouli by Santa Maria Novella.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 23 May, 2014.

    That's so nice... :wink:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 23 May, 2014.

    It's Back to Black today. It's my third Most Worn but it's been months. For me, it's a cool weather scent full of sweet honeyed tobacco. Skies are grey today so I thought I'd take advantage of the...
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    Re: Two Sprays of Kouros Before Bedtime

    Oh my... This thread was one of the funniest ever!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 22 May, 2014.

    Hello - I am wearing Amouage Gold Woman. Once I stopped thinking of this one as a floral and started focussing on the spicy, powdery incense, I began to like it a lot more.
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    Re: Two Sprays of Kouros Before Bedtime

    You are a very considerate husband! :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 21st May 2014

    I am wearing Amouage Gold Woman today. It's rapidly moving up my Most Worn list.
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    Re: What are you buying next ?

    I've got my eye on Fate right now. Also, Sycomore and Tam Dao have been on my list for a while.
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    Re: Scents that lulls you to sleep.....

    I am not in the habit of wearing fragrance to bed but last night I put on some Jicky. I slept great!
  42. Re: What's the most you have ever spent on a bottle of cologne and what was it???

    $325 for Guerlain Sous Le Vent.
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    Re: S.O.T.D - Tuesday 20th may 2014

    I am wearing Angel again today. I need the uplifted feeling that it delivers so well!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 19 May, 2014.

    I wore Angel today and got a rare compliment. Funny thing... I never get compliments except for Angel. I suppose I wear Guerlain, Chanel, Diptyque, Tom Ford, etc. for my own enjoyment.

    Xscent:...
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    Re: Room Scent of the Day - May 2014

    Burning Diptyque candle: Baies. Plus green tea incense.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Today I'm in Lancτme Creme de Marron.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 18 May, 2014.

    Great suggestion. I may need to branch out since patchouli puts me in a good mood. :thumbsup:
  48. Re: what defines an "italian style" fragrance?

    When I think Italian, I also think citrus and herbs. The only Italian scent I own is Patchouli by Santa Maria Novella. It exemplifies the style because it's rich and earthy.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 17 May, 2014.

    It's been a patchouli day. I started out with SMN Patchouli and followed an afternoon shower with TF White Patchouli. The SMN is rich and earthy; the TF is brisk and medicinal. I am finding that any...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 16 May, 2014.

    I am in sync today with Magie Noire - much loved, rarely worn. Years ago I was in the dressing room at a Zen spa and overheard a woman say that Magie Noire was the ultimate brunette scent. I...
  51. Re: How many bottles/decant from your collection would you part with?

    I checked my wardrobe and 5 or 6 are so-so.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 15 May, 2014.

    Hello. Today I am wearing TF Champaca Absolute. Bracing for another 100+ degree day. Yuck!
  53. Re: What fragrance are you wearing this summer?

    I'll probably wear Oyedo a lot, plus L'Ombre dans L'eau, Sous Le Vent, Angel and Lady Vengeance. Maybe I'll try out some samples I haven't gotten around to testing.
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    Re: Fragrances that are you personified

    I haven't discovered my scent persona yet.
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    Re: Aventus got me in trouble at work

    This thread is Classic in so many ways... :rolleyesold:
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Wednesday, 14 May, 2014.

    I am wearing Olene today - by accident! It was in the L'Ombre dans L'Eau box by mistake. What a shock when I sprayed it on. Oh well, Olene smells good too.
  57. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: Off-Topic

    SF restaurant, not pricy, not fancy: North Beach Pizza.
  58. Re: Do you apply lotion before putting on fragrance?

    I use lotion occasionally to hydrate my skin but not to enhance the performance of my fragrance.
  59. Re: Need a ladies opinion on Tuscan Leather

    I, like my friend Quarry, also wear Tuscan Leather. I agree with a previous poster that TL is a very realistic leather but sometimes I experience its floral dimension as well. It seems to be a little...
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    Re: Your collection of colognes

    My collection is at 30 and I wear more than half of them regularly, about a quarter occasionally, and 5-6 hardly ever.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 13 May, 2014.

    Hi all,

    I wore Creed Original Santal today while attending a professional conference in an air conditioned hotel - hiding from the 90+ degree temperature.
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    Re: How did YOU get into fragrances?

    Around 2006, a coworker was wearing Jo Malone Blue Agava and Cacao and I fell in love with it. At the time it was extremely hard to find and I ended up getting it at Nieman Marcus while on a trip to...
  63. Re: Which items in your collection do you cherish?

    My big bottle of Sous Le Vent. It was a special birthday gift. It's a wonderful fragrance and I'm sentimental about it too.
  64. Re: Fragrance you love that most fanatics bash?

    Yes, it does get bashed. I have experienced BN members making negative comments when I've recommended it. Most of the negativity regarded the lack of sandalwood ingredient and/or smell.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Monday, 12 May, 2014.

    I am wearing White Patchouli and Champaca Absolute - my favorite Tom Ford layering combination. Have a good day!
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    Re: Seasonal fragrances

    Personally, I don't get too concerned about seasonality when choosing a daily fragrance. That said, I do gravitate to dry scents on hot summer days and cozy scents on cold or rainy days. No rules -...
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    Re: fragrances you associate with rain

    I reach for cozy scents like Back to Black or Chergui.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Sunday, 11 May, 2014.

    Happy Mothers Day all!

    I am wearing Amouage Gold Woman. We are going to another town to celebrate with my MIL, one of the most wonderful people I know.

    Have a good day!
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 10 May, 2014.

    Tuscan Leather.. Going out to art reception dressed in leather.
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    Re: Aventus help ASAP!!!

    Yeah, or maybe it's a case of "there's no such thing as bad publicity, all publicity is good." Not a day goes by without a new thread, no matter how redundant.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Saturday, 10 May, 2014.

    Amouage Gold Woman - day 3 in a row. I bought it when I was just starting out but ended up not liking it that much. All of a sudden, I can't get enough. Funny...
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    Re: Aventus help ASAP!!!

    Aventus must be very problematic to inspire so many new posters with desperate issues. Maybe it should come with a warning label!
  73. Re: Best formal (suit and tie/tuxedo) fragrance releases in the past 5 years.

    Puredistance M.
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    Re: Most authentic leather smell

    Tuscan Leather, most definitely, for me.
  75. Poll: Re: Is your collection mostly Eau De Toilette or Eau De Parfum?

    I always choose EDP when it's an option.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 9 May, 2014.

    Wearing Amouage Gold Woman again today. The drydown from last night was so good I thought I'd spritz on more this morning.
  77. Poll: Re: Creed Aventus or Millesime Imperial or Silver Mountain Water or Green Irish Tweed

    This poll is over a year old. The polls are becoming redundant.
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    Re: Longevity of Aventus

    It must be disappointing not to smell your Aventus. I hope it works out and you try some of the members tips.
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    Re: Cowboy/Western scent recommendaton needed

    The instant I read your thread title I thought of Tuscan Leather. A previous poster suggested it smells too clean for a cowboy but I think it comes across as somewhat raw. I like to wear it on...
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 8 May, 2014.

    My SOTE was Amouage Gold Woman. It's my "going out" scent and I attended an awards banquet earlier tonight.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 8 May, 2014.

    I craved something fresh and bracing and Angel seemed to fill the bill.
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    Re: What Is Your Top 5 As Of Right Now?

    1. Oyedo
    2. Patchouli - Santa Maria Novella
    3. Sous Le Vent
    4. Olene
    5. Jicky
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    Re: Arran Aromatics vetiver : so popular ?

    Yes, it is really fantastic to have a functional SOTD again, one not cluttered with spam. It's fun to see what others are really wearing and maybe be inspired to try something new.
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    Re: Scent of the day limitation?

    I am very happy with the new SOTD policies and up-to-date Most Worn lists. Thank you!
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    Re: Sotd Wed. 7 May 2014

    Wearing my old 80s favorite Obsession today.
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    Re: Sampling new scents

    The smell of Aventus can be a life altering experience!
  87. Re: How many sample sprays equates to one "real" spray?

    I'd say about three sample sprays equals one FB spray.
  88. Thread: Journey

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    Re: Journey

    Cheap? I don't think so! Yes, the packaging is beautiful as always with Amouage. Thanks for posting this new information.
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    Re: Spanish Cedar by Czech & Speake

    It sounds so wonderful and the bottle is beautiful. I love the smell of cedar, especially clothing that's been stored in a cedar chest. I wonder if it smells anything like that?
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    Re: Need two fragrances for the summer

    I suggest neroli or orange such as TF Neroli Portofino or Diptyque Oyedo.
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    Re: Most Elegant Vetiver?

    Agree entirely.
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    Re: The making of Sahara Noir

    Sahara Noir is unwearable for me but I enjoyed the story. Thank you!
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    Re: Damn, I smell good!

    I wore Jicky parfum today and thought I smelled pretty damn good. :laugh:
  94. Poll: Re: On a scale from 1-5, how important are compliments to you?

    2 - I care a little.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Tuesday, 6 May, 2014.

    Jicky parfum.
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    Re: Arran Aromatics vetiver : so popular ?

    I would like to know the thought process behind the excessive multiple posts of Arran Aromatics Vetiver. I have my theories but I won't presume to read the mind of another person. I would like to see...
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    Re: Would you prefer NOT to get compliments?

    So fish slapping is for real - who knew?
  98. Re: Which do you get more compliments with.. niche or designer?

    Of all the expensive/exclusive fragrances I own, the only one I got a compliment on lately was Angel. So in my case it's 100% designer. Not very scientific, I know.
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    Re: Lipstick of the Day - What ya wearing?

    Lancτme Creme de Marron - just replenished.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th May 2014

    Mon Jasmine Noir - my favorite jasmine.
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