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    Re: Where do you keep your fragrances?

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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    I switched to Diptyque Olene after a mid-day shower. Nice...
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Maplethorpe Flowers

    Diptyque Olene
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Diptyque Oud Palao
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It's pretty dreadful... I tried in at the San Francisco Diptyque store the day it launched and found it overpowering. I recently purchased a half used bottle to grow my Diptyque collection and...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Diptyque Oud Palao because I want to retest to find out if I like it or not. I almost hate wasting a perfume day on it if I don't care for it. I highly suspect it won't wash off. Most scrubbers don't.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th July, 2020

    SOTD is Diptyque Oud Palao.

    Yesterday, we had the carpets replaced and now the entire house is finally done! It took 16 months.
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    Patchouli Nobile will be here soon!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th July, 2020

    I did hear you. Gag, gag, gag. jk
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu because all my stuff is moved into another room for carpet installation and it was still accessible. It was an easy reach, literally.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th July, 2020

    My favorite of the house, for what it's worth. Finished a bottle!

    My SOTD is Timbuktu. I'm getting low so may need to replenish.

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    I do pretty much the same thing. Except I make the list and then abandon it when something better comes along.
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Encens Divin by Givenchy
  14. Re: 2020 - What is the ONE fragrance you most hope to add to your collection?

    This, and Rose 31, are my favorites from Le Labo.
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    Back to Black by Kilian (technically, by "by Kilian")
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    To be honest, if all my so-called summer fragrances vanished from my wardrobe I might not cry. I'd replace 'em all with Guerlain Imperiale and call it a day.
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

    Oh, Bavard, that picture is priceless, as was your Antaeus! Both shown in their natural element.
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Sous Le Vent
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2020

    Today is the inaugural burn of my new Costes hotel signature candle.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Guerlain Sous Le Vent because it's a summer fragrance and I haven't worn it for a while. Yesterday, just for fun, I spent some time categorizing my fragrances into seasons. I probably...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sounds downright mystical...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th July, 2020

    SOTD is Guerlain Sous Le Vent. I haven't worn it for 11 months, yet it's still on my Top 10 Most Worn of All Time list.
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    Re: Norma Kamali - Normalife The Scent

    I find the bottles to be exceptionally unattractive. The contents could be the Holy Grail but I still wouldn't want to use it.
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Chanel No. 19 Poudre'
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sadly, edp. I used up my Coromandel edt long ago.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Chanel Chanel No. 19 Poudre, because I felt like changing from woody oriental to crisp green.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 9th July, 2020

    Beautiful photo, Jujy54! I love a dark, atmospheric interior.

    I'm wearing Chanel No. Poudre today.

    Happy birthday, Hazel!

    Have a good day.
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    Re: Let's honour our perfumes!..

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    Guerlain Heritage
    Feeling comfortable in your own skin.
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    I ordered Nobile 1942 Patchouli Nobile today. It was on sale for half off. FiveoaksBouquet recommended it to me a few months ago.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2020

    Good to know, rogalal, because I want my room to smell like LADDM. Actually, "Sahara Spice" is pretty close. I might try your idea when I run out.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2020

    "Sahara Spice" candle by Nest. I've been eyeing the "L'Air du Desert Marocain" candle but I thought thought I'd try out this one that I already have. Hopefully, it's a similar vibe.
  32. Re: Few Nobile 1942 fragrances are 50% off at Macys.com until 7/13

    Thank goodness I saw this in time! I purchased Patchouli Nobile, which Macy's stated was limited in quantity. It was on my To Buy list. I'm surprised to see something outside the mainstream as Nobile...
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    Re: I realize I don't have any modern scents!

    Nothing wrong with that, Jon! Your collection has a delightful cohesion.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm loving your glamour shots, Fiveoaks!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Guerlain Heritage edp today because it's a nice segue from yesterday's Coromandel. I'm craving orientals lately - Copper Skies, Coromandel, now Heritage. They are deeply satisfying.
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Piney, I wasn't aware of Le Lion's connection to Coromandel, but now that I am I will definitely try it. Thanks!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 8th July, 2020

    Guerlain Heritage edp. Mike reminded me about it the other day. Thanks, Mike!
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Wingie, I went with the 50 ml. again. It took me years to use up my first 50 ml. bottle.
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    Guerlain Heritage edp
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    Re: Today, I'm particularly enjoying...

    Chanel Coromandel. It's still my Most Worn of All Time but I don't wear it frequently anymore since reformulation. However, when I do wear it I'm reminded why it's my #1. It radiates smooth, spicy...
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    I like your tight list. Very focused. We both seem to be concentrating on a single house, for the most part.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - July 2020

    "Baies" room spray by Diptyque in my den - heavy and repeated sprays.
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    Re: Top 10 Fragrance wish list/next purchases

    1. Diptyque Philosykos edp
    2. Diptyque Fleur de Peau edp
    3. Diptyque Eau Duelle - not sure edt or edp
    4. Juliet Has a Gun Lady Vengeance or Vengeance Extreme
    5. Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain or...
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    My replacement bottle of Diptyque Oyedo arrived today. Running out let me know how much I cared for it!

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

    Chanel Coromandel because I'm watching a YouTube review of Chanel Exclusifs. I find I'm in the mood for spicy oriental fragrances this week in anticipation of autumn.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 7th July, 2020

    Today I am scent twins with Jon Rodgers in Coromandel.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    Oh, I do love Heritage edp! I've been daydreaming about my autumn wardrobe where it will be prominently featured
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    Re: Today I bought July 2020

    Best of both worlds on the bottles. Congratulations!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Best reason to pick a scent, in my opinion! :thumbsup:
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    1. Guerlain Sous Le Vent - Not the best-known classic, but an excellent fragrance nonetheless.

    2. Tom Ford Italian Cypress - My favorite from the line.

    3. Chanel Coromandel edt - No, edp is not...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies because I'm in the mood for amber, probably as an antidote to all the Jo Malone colognes I've been wearing lately. I wanted to wear Grand Soir but I couldn't find...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    How I envy your beginner's mind! Always be true to your nose. Welcome to Basenotes!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th July, 2020

    I'm wearing Kerosene Copper Skies, which I purchased at your recommendation in Chicago. No lie, I put it on before I knew it was your anniversary and that you are wearing Sal Gosse, which you...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    First wear of my new bottle of Jo Malone English Oak & Hazelnut because I want to find out what it's like.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th July, 2020

    Hello all,

    Today I'm enjoying my inaugural wear of Jo Malone English Oak & Hazelnut. It was a birthday gift from my son last month. He asked me for a gift suggestion so I said "Jo Malone, but no...
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2020

    Very interesting post, Bavard.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily because I have both the Cologne Intense and the dry body oil and I wanted to smell extra perfume-y today. I'm in a magnificent cloud of scent!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th July, 2020

    I'm house twins with CuddleCat in Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Cologne Intense AND dry body oil. Yummy...

    Happy BN Anniversary to Perfumed Lady!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th July, 2020

    Yes, and I'd be running away very, very fast! Jean Nate us not my favorite scent, to say the least.
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2020

    That's adorable, Katori! You're raising him right.
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    Re: Rose Varieties—Help!

    I'm glad you found Note Pad because I never see it referenced in BN forums. It appears to be a project from years gone by. I like to consult it occasionally.

    My username, Trilby Lark, is something...
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    Conspiracy Theory: The ads are part of Grant's pressure campaign to get people to sign up for ad-free Basenotes Plus.
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    Re: The "Alpha male" 2.0 ?

    Opium can be Mitsouko's deputy. You know, when she's otherwise occupied!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    I would say that of all the Jo Malones I have tried, Orris & Sandalwood is the richest and most opulent of the line, and the one most akin to classic Guerlains and such. I am not surprised you like...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Jo Malone Black Cedarwood & Juniper for the first time today because I want to try it out. I got a 30 ml. bottle for free with my purchase of another fragrance. It's a dry aromatic scent,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    So beautiful, Fiveoaks! I disapprove of the standardization to bee bottles because the older ones that are unique to each fragrance added to the aesthetic experience of wearing the perfumes.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd July, 2020

    Hello all,

    I'm bailing on the Chanel sync so I can wear Jo Malone Black Cedarwood & Juniper. I spritzed some on last night at bedtime and OMG, when I awoke the dry down was amazing! Today will be...
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    Re: Rose Varieties—Help!

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    Re: Rose Varieties—Help!

    You might find this link helpful:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/231422-Rose

    BN has a "Note Pad" forum for single note exploration. I'm not sure if it's still active, but there's some good...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    I'll be wearing Coromandel on Chanel Day.
  71. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Diptyque Oyedo
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    Re: Save only 1 fragrance!

    If I could find Coromandel in edt concentration, I'd go with that. BN would never be the same with everyone having signature scents. I'd have to start collecting candles, which I'm already...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Sorry, a patchouli month is EXACTLY what I had in mind! Maybe, more generally, a "wood" month?
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    You are out doing yourself, CapriDog! I see you switched from houses to a new theme. I've been doing monthly house rotations too but I'm thinking about a notes month. We'll see. Anyway, I enjoy your...
  75. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    I am enjoying your fragrance journey very much!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    My July rotation of Jo Malones:

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    English Oak & Hazelnut, Black Cedarwood & Juniper, Mimosa & Cardamom, Black Vetyver Cafe, Dark Amber & Ginger Lily dry body oil

    Tuberose Angelica, Dark...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe because its coffee note feels appealing on this cool, cloudy morning.

    I almost reached for one of my incense orientals to take advantage of the unseasonably cool...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd July, 2020

    I'm house twins with CuddleCat in Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe. I hope it has enough heft for this cool, cloudy day. The weather feels more like autumn.
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    I just refreshed my Mon Guerlain for bedtime. The dry down will be fantastic in the morning.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently?

    Mon Guerlain - it was beast mode all day long. The smell was heavenly.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    What style of bottle are you getting? I love the traditional teardrop shaped one. I have not tried Idylle yet.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I just switched my SOTD to Mon Guerlain because of ClockworkAlice's lovely description of it upthread.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st July, 2020

    I'm wearing Mon Guerlain today.

    Sorry to learn about your painful news, Shycat

    Congratulations on your BN anniversary, N.CAL.
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    Re: Where to buy?

    1. Luckyscent
    2. Specialized fragrance stores: Diptyque, Jo Malone, Scent Bar
    3. Department Stores: Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Saks
    4. Fragrance.net

    Knowing the provenance of bottles is...
  85. Re: New release: L'Air du Desert Marocain Solid Perfume

    I don't think I'd want to give up the thrill of the initial spray and top notes.
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    Re: Emotional states and fragrances to match.

    Exuberant - Aura
    Contemplative - Tam Dao
    Relaxed - Patchouli Patch
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2020

    Thanks, ladies, I'm looking forward to a Jo Malone group rotation!
  88. Re: Made my first in person major store Purchase in covid era

    I enjoyed reading about your shopping experience, cameron. I've seen the lines outside the luxury shops at the mall.
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    Re: The "Alpha male" 2.0 ?

    I think the chypre Mitsouko is more Alpha.
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    Re: The Art Of Layering - Successful Stories

    Today I layered Oud Palao under Mimosa & Cardamom. It toned down the oud and added heft to the mimosa. Success!
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    Re: Favorite Leather Fragrances!!!!

    Puredistance M
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Jo Malone Mimosa & Cardamom because I'm starting my Jo Malone month and wanted one of the lighter ones from my collection. Most of my Jo Malones are of the dark or black variety.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 30th June, 2020

    SOTD is Jo Malone Mimosa & Cardamom.
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    Re: Tarry. Burnt. Leather.

    Peau d'Espagne - Santa Maria Novella
  95. Re: Most worn in June, 2nd Quarter, and 1st half of 2020

    I enjoyed a mostly Diptyque month in June:

    6 wears:
    Eau Lente
    Oyedo

    4 wears:
    Volutes
    Dark Amber & Ginger Lily (Jo Malone)
  96. Re: Locations And Their Influence On Your Wardrobe

    Same here. I wish it was this mild every year! I've been wondering if improved air quality due to the Covid-19 shutdown has been a factor.
  97. Re: Locations And Their Influence On Your Wardrobe

    I live in coastal Southern California, a locale I jokingly refer to as "The Land of Eternal Summer". It can remain hot here well into November. Due to the prevalence of air conditioning you can wear...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Jo Malone Tuberose Angelica because I want to compare its tuberose to the tuberose in Diptyque Do Son. I tried Do Son for the first time yesterday and its tuberose was surprisingly...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Nice! I love Mon Guerlain because it's everything I hoped Shalimar would be. I do not like Shalimar, sadly.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 29th June, 2020

    It's Jo Malone Tuberose Angelica today.
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