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  1. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I tried Tom Ford Patchouli Absolu for the first time today when I sprayed it to the top of each hand at Nordstrom. I like it very much. It’s a beautiful and potent herbal, ambery straight up...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 16th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre as a perfume palate cleanser today to break the spell Heritage has over me. Indian Summer is on the way and the temperature is going back up into the...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th October, 2019

    Aw, Mike, good to know. It’s nice to have some validation of my obsession.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 15th October, 2019

    Happy birthday, Roberto!

    I’m happily wearing Guerlain Heritage again today. The dry down from repeated wearings now permeate my wardrobe and bed linens. Oh, well!

    I’m off loading Vitriol...
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    Re: share your method of application

    Oh, Lordy, how this made me laugh!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Iím resuming Guerlain Heritage again, after a short break. It reminds me of my recent trip to Quebec because itís practically all I wore there so it puts me in a good mood. Heritage is just so cozy...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Yum, bread pudding! That’ll set things right.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 14th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m going back to Guerlain Heritage today. It’s all I really want to wear lately. I love the chilly mornings and it will be a little cooler during the day today as well. It’s temporary...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    It’s my favorite from the line!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I’m wearing Mugler Cuir Impertinent again today because I can still smell the dry down from yesterday. So good!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 13th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Mugler Cuir Impertinent again today. It helps put me in an autumn mood despite the ongoing heat. Sadly, the transitional autumn season only lasts about six weeks around...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Too funny. Re-asserting your individuality?

    Iím wearing Mugler Cuir Impertinent because itís quite chilly this morning and itíll warm me up. Plus, the weird smelling house style of Mugler tickles...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 12th October, 2019

    Mike, when’s the best time to visit Key West? Are there any months to avoid? I’m considering traveling there next year. Among other interests, I’m a Hemingway fan.

    I’m wearing Mugler Cuir...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 11th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Lady Vengeance by Juliet Has a Gun. I woke up this morning scented in the lovely dry down of L’Heure Bleue. I love it when that happens. I have a hair appointment this...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yes, the dry down is fantastic and, as you note, long lasting. I have the EDP formulation.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Ha! Ha! Ha! You’re a natural, Quarry!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Today I switched from Guerlain Heritage to LíHeure Bleue because Iím deathly afraid of finding out I have a signature scent. Heritage is dangerously close!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    Whitefluffy, congratulations on your weight loss. I dropped several sizes myself in the past 1 1/2 years. Research Project 333 on line. I selected 33 clothing items to wear the next three months. My...
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    Re: Best leather fragrance?

    Puredistance M
    Bandit
    Daim Blond
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    Re: Best purchase you made in last 6 months?

    Ditto.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I’m wearing Guerlain Heritage for the 9th day in a row, essentially I’ve worn it every day since I bought it last week. I like that I can actually smell it all day long and it smells absolutely...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m in Guerlain Heritage again today. It reminds me of my old favorite, Coromandel EDT, in spirit. Both are smooth patchoulis that feel warm and fuzzy like a brown cashmere shawl. (I...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    OMG, what a fantastic video! The “victim” really got what it had coming.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 8th October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Guerlain Heritage today. I returned home from Montreal and Quebec City last night. They were two fantastic places to visit and I will miss hearing French language and eating...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    Currently, I’m at 72 after 6 1/2 years collecting. Ideally, I’d like to reduce down to 25-30 of my top picks. I store my fragrances in their original boxes in a closed cabinet except for my monthly...
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    Re: How many fragrances do you own?

    This made me chuckle. I enjoy good humored parody!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 2nd October, 2019

    I’m joining easyfish in Guerlain Heritage. I purchased a bottle here in Montreal and intended to leave it unopened until I returned home. Nope, that’s not going to happen. The urge to spray was...
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    Re: Week 40: Time for a SOTW?

    Today was Day 5 in Mon Guerlain. I’m still enjoying it!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 1st October, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Mon Guerlain along with a few dabs of Guerlain Heritage on my hand. My travel companion and I are enjoying light rain in downtown Montreal this afternoon.

    Have a good...
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    Re: Week 40: Time for a SOTW?

    Hey there, I’ll play! I’m traveling and have only one bottle with me so Mon Guerlain it is. More and more, I’ve been enjoying multiple consecutive wears of the same fragrance but I don’t usually last...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Holt Refrew Ogilvy in Montreal. It’s a fairly new partnership with an expansive perfume department. Just wow!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th September, 2019

    Yes, a very good time was had by all. I purchased Guerlain Heritage on a whim. It really wowed me at Holt Renfrew/Oglivy in Montreal. Besides applying it to my hand, I also applied it to my scarf....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m in the plane waiting to lift off towards Montreal, wearing Mon Guerlain. I can hardly wait!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    Youíre almost done, foxbins!

    Hah! Whenever houseguests finally leave our home, I always get a little manic and run around singing ďHooray, the guests are goneĒ repeatedly. The guests are not...
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2019

    Why does thread cut off in June? There were more recent posts that do not appear now.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th September, 2019

    That’s it! I’m putting L'Heure Bleue on my October rotation. I’m wearing Mon Guerlain today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Freewheelingvagabond, can you recommend any feminines or unisex scents that meet your criteria? I’m starting to feel the same way too. My most recent powerhouses are Oud Ispahan, Mon Guerlain, and...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I might have to revisit Noir de Noir, N.CAL. I already have Montale Black Aoud. I’m starting to feel a rotation theme coming on!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th September, 2019

    Happy foxbins Floriental Day. I’m wearing Mon Guerlain for the sync.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I’m going with Mon Guerlain for the sync!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Dior Ispahan today to make up for my unsatisfactory fragrance selections yesterday. Yesterday I started off with Diptyque Eau Lente but couldn’t smell it so later I switched to Chanel No. 22....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th September, 2019

    Donít you just love it when a SA inquires about your favorite fragrance and has never heard of any you mention, even from the house they represent? That how you know youíre a Basenoter!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Dior Oud Ispahan today. Yesterday, I told a Dior SA at Macy’s about Oud Ispahan and she got really excited. She’s Iranian and Ispahan is a place there. She never heard of...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I love this! Occasionally I do black leather jacket, black tank top, and black leggings. Never thought to add black perfume. I have Kilian Back to Black. Hmm...

    P.S. I’m a big fan of SMN...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    The BEST!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Well chosen collection!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    My condolences. House guests give me great anxiety and I recently gave away the guest bed and converted the guest room into a yoga room. Thereís a nice inexpensive hotel nearby. It took me a long...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Diptyque Eau Lente. I’m organizing for my upcoming trip to Montreal and I depart on Sunday. Apparently that’s the place to be if you crave rain because lots of rain is...
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    Re: The official Jeremy Fragrance fragrance thread

    I tune in occasionally to catch up on the drama. Honestly, I don’t get it.
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    Re: Why do you seek out vintage?

    Wonderful post, Cook.bot. I admire and appreciate your approach and I didn’t realize how comprehensive your love of vintage is.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

    I like the video review that Roberto posted. Encens Mythuque sounds very appealing, especially the hidden ambergris.

    I’m wearing Mon Guerlain from my brand new bottle. The top notes are fine but...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Mon Guerlain arrived in the mail today and I’m wearing it right now. Thank you, FiveoaksBouquet, for inspiring me!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd September, 2019

    What’s the world coming to? Uncivilized, I say!

    I’m wearing Dior Oud Ispahan today. Yesterday, Mr. Lark and I took a wonderful drive on Ortega Highway through the coastal mountains, with lots of...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I’m on my third day straight wearing Coco. It’s warm spiciness is getting me in the mood for autumn, my favorite season. Lately, I’ve been enjoying wearing my favorite fragrances for several days...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd September, 2019

    I’m wearing Chanel Coco for the third day in a row. I can’t get enough. Oddly, before this streak I neglected it for an entire year.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd September, 2019

    Sounds very peaceful and soul satisfying.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    That’s the ultimate beautiful (and larger) bottle!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    OMG, N.CAL, I went to Saks and sprayed Feve Delicieuse on the top of my hand and itís been projecting like mad for a couple of hours so far. I love it! I might even recover from the heartbreak of...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    That sounds like a wonderful experience. The bee bottle is fabulous. I see many more Mon Guerlain wearings in your future!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    No, I have not tried Feve Delicieuse so I’ll head over to Saks and give it a sniff. You are not the first person to recommend it to me. I tend to be naturally drawn to the House of Dior.

    I enjoyed...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st September, 2019

    Hello all,

    Iím wearing Chanel Coco for my weekly drive up to LA to visit my father-in-law. There are some magnificent homes in the neighborhood around the nursing facility and the Koreatown...
  62. Re: What is each designer's magnum opus? (Female edition)

    I almost went with Santal Blush but went with Black Orchid instead. Black Orchid just seems more iconic but I do prefer Santal Blush personally.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    Seeing a bird of prey in flight is always a thrill, especially a rare one like you saw.
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    Re: No-Buy September (formerly No-Buy August)

    Ha! Ha! So true. To me, minimalism is about not buying, storing, and maintaining a bunch of crap in order to prioritize what’s really important for the life I want to lead. I cut down on stuff,...
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    Re: No-Buy September (formerly No-Buy August)

    I’m back to my quarterly buying schedule on solstices and equinoxes, so my next purchase won’t be until December. I just ordered Mon Guerlain for the Autumnal Equinox. Before that, my most recent...
  66. Re: What Is Each Designer's Magnum Opus? (Female edition)

    Most responses refer to original formulations:

    Chanel: No. 19
    Dior: Diorella
    YSL: Opium
    Tom Ford: Black Orchid
    Mugler: Angel (although my personal favorite is now Aura)
    Carolina Herrera:...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    You must have replaced your empty bottle! Confession: in true lemming fashion, I ordered Mon Guerlain for myself and it’s on the way. I’m resuming my quarterly buying schedule on solstices and...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sadly, I did not. I hardly ever wear my newish Coromandel EDP anymore and I used to wear Coromandel all the time. Dior Oud Ispahan has taken its place as my new grab and go favorite.

    Today I’m...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m in sync to celebrate the Autumnal Equinox in Chanel Coco. I don’t wear it often, but when I do, WOW! It doesn’t get much spicier than this! Back in the ‘80s, when I typically owned...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th September, 2019

    N.CAL, I’m still sobbing over Purple Patchouli and Arabian Wood.
  71. Re: And it happened - asked not to wear perfume to work

    Pushing the issue towards a policy ruling might result in an outright fragrance ban. Maybe find a way to enjoy your fragrance privately such as a dab on the wrist that you can sniff throughout the...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - September 2019

    I rediscovered my old bottle of Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir room spray and have been using it daily lately. I love the scent but itís too cloying to wear so I enjoy it in the form of room spray.
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    Re: 3 Essentials That Represent Your Style?

    As of late:

    Tight top with looser outer layer
    Panama style hat
    Chakra bracelet
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    Re: Forest / pine fragrance

    I like to drink piŮon flavored coffee and occasionally mail order it from New Mexico. It’s a wonderfully evocative scent.
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    Re: favorite Christmas fragrances?

    Diptyque’s L’Eau. Their original fragrance that’s a potpourri spice bomb. Very festive!
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    I’ve got Chanel Coco on deck and ready to go, and hopefully I will follow through unless my mood changes.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I continued my Chanel streak in Cuir de Russie today. It wasn’t the best day for it because the weather was warm and I was bare armed. I think it works better in cooler weather with a sweater to warm...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    N.CAL, Iím still wearing the EDT version of 31 rue Cambon and havenít smelled the EDP version yet. However, the EDP reformulations of Coromandel and Sycomore have left them shadows of their former...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Chanel Cuir de Russie today. I’m at the Nissan dealership (service appointment) staring out the window at the blue sky, fluffy white clouds, and palm trees. I’m having a...
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    Re: Fragrance for upcoming Autumn/Winter

    I’ll be dragging out some Chanels for autumn: Coromandel and Cuir de Russie. Mitsouko is also the quintessential autumn scent.

    For winter, it’ll be Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles for its intense...
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    Re: Your top 10 of this decade (2010 - 2019)

    Great thread, Trauerkraut!

    1. Antonia (2010) Puredistance
    2. Aventus (2010) Creed
    3. M (2010) Puredistance
    4. Vetiver (2010) Dior
    5. Oud Shamash (2011) The Different Company
    6. Oud Ispahan...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Deleted duplicate post.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ah, ChuckW, sorry to learn about your situation. If any fragrance can improve your mood, a brand new bottle of Aventus would be the one. Breathe deeply and frequently.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Chanel 31 rue Cambon yesterday and followed it up with Coromandel today. Sometimes I like to stick to a single house for a few wears. It helps me recognize and enjoy the unique house style.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    Unfortunately, no cooling trend here in Orange County, CA, In due time... I’m wearing Chanel Coromandel today.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th September, 2019

    Yes, Robin, the moon’s been gorgeous of late. Here, there’s been some wispy clouds covering the moon at night, making it appear very spooky and autumnal.

    PerfumedLady inspired me to go with 31 rue...
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    “It was foolish of her not to have bought a larger bottle.”
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th September, 2019

    Quarry! I’m going to visit your home some day... beautiful!

    I’m wearing Diptyque Tam Dao today. I was hankering after something dry and woody. It doesn’t get much more drier or woodier than that....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I wore L’Air du Desert Marocain today. We hosted brunch this morning.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I really liked Oud Minerale when I sprayed it on at the store. Quite unique. Sounds even better refrigerated.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Tea for Two today. I MADE myself pick something else from my perfume tray so I wouldn’t wear Oud Ispahan YET AGAIN. In hindsight, it was dumb. I should just wear what I want no matter how...
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    Re: What Is Your Top Five As Of Right Now!

    1. Oud Ispahan (Dior)
    2. Cuir Impertinent (Mugler)
    3. Copper Skies (Kerosene)
    4. L’Air du Desert Marocain (Tauer)
    5. Tam Dao (Diptyque)
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    Today I’m house twins with kbe and freewheelingvagabond in L’Artisan Parfumeur’s Tea for Two. Ah, how I love a comforting gourmand.

    The hubby and I will take a nice drive down the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th September, 2019

    That one looks good, Mike, especially the listed notes!

    I’m wearing Dior Oud Ispahan again today. Now all I have to do is type Dior and my phone auto fills the rest. It knows me.

    Have a good...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    After many years of collecting, sometimes I’d love to have a succinct little collection like yours!
  96. Re: Pick One Fragrance Brought Back To Original Formulation?

    Calvin Klein Obsession.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    Iím wearing Dior Oud Ispahan today. Itís feeling more autumnal daily. The slant of the sunlight and its color are subtly shifting. I love this time of year.

    Hello, Erin K!

    Have a...
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    Re: Today I bought September 2019

    Congratulations! I liked many of Muglerís Les Exceptions line and ended up choosing Cuir Impertinent for myself. I had to replace my first bottle because it leaked, so beware.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    One of my biggest regrets is not pulling the trigger on Sycomore EDT when it was still available.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th September, 2019

    Hello all,

    I’m wearing Dior Oud Ispahan again.

    Roberto’s photo and Kewart’s travel plans put me in a very good mood this morning or, perhaps, reinforced the mood I was already in. I had a...
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