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  1. Thread: Dita Von Teese

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    Dita Von Teese

    Finally a celeb perfume that I am actually excited about....

    She tweeted this:

    Isolated at a chateau in the French countryside w/my perfumers. "No fruit, no vanilla, no candy!! Velvet...
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    Re: L'Instant vs. L'Instant Magic

    Now see tuberose on me is all wrong. I think it's gorgeous on the right person, but it just never feels right on my skin. I love how a perfume's beauty depends so much on who is wearing it.
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    Re: Your first love...what did they smell like?

    Obsession for Men. I was 16, he was 19 and to this day when I smell it I swoon.
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    Re: L'Instant vs. L'Instant Magic

    Thanks for the feedback. I think I may get the original L'Instant for now since I like it so much and then worry about finding L'Instant Magic later.
    @scent - it's funny that you say the original...
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    L'Instant vs. L'Instant Magic

    I went looking for L'Instant Magic today but couldn't find it. I'm pretty sure that I won't be able to find it here, but I did find the original L'Instant. So I tried that one instead and soon after...
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    Re: Ladies, do you wear men's scents?

    I like a few men's scents (A*Men, LeMale, Antidote, Blvgari Black) and after reading this thread I remembered being given a tester for Dior Homme a few days ago when buying xmas presents, so I just...
  7. Re: What is the worst male fragrance you've ever smelled?

    Agreed, they all give me headaches. I hate Clavin Klein Escape. It reminds me of Spaghetti O's
  8. Re: Just had my best shopping experience today in Toronto

    I am looking for somewhere in Toronto that sells the La Maison de la Vanille line. Does anyone know of a store that may carry it?
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    Re: Vanilla perfume quest!!!

    Yay Vanilla!!!! I still love the original Body Shop Vanilla perfume oil, but I don't know how available that is.
    a few others that I know are available:
    Pilar and Lucy - The exact friction of...
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    Re: Your top 5 "non niche" perfumes

    Hypnotic Poison (thanks to recommendations from basenotes members)
    Shalimar
    Dior Addict
    Bulgari Black
    Stella

    Are L'Artisan perfumes considered niche? I know you can't get them in Sephora or...
  11. Re: What scented products do you wish they'd release as perfumes?

    I agree! I love the scent of Ojon....and I would also love if they could turn Moroccan Hair Oil into a perfume cause I adore that scent.
  12. Re: Time to grow up - help me replace Hanae Mori butterfly?

    paco rabanne xs for her
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    Re: Fresh, sweet recommendation?

    Hi Butterscotching! Have you ever tried any of the Agent Provocateur scents? They are not at all "fresh" but they are powdery without being sweet.
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    Re: Lady Gaga Perfume

    Apparently it's going to be called "Monster"

    http://cocoperez.com/2010-10-10-lady-gaga-new-perfume-is-called-monster
  15. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    I have a question for anyone familiar with the Guerlain Boutiques, particularly the one in Vegas. Do they give/sell samples of the perfumes? I am dying to try the new Shalimar as well as Jicky and...
  16. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    You make it sound so lovely.....I can't wait to try it!!!
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    Re: Civet and hormonal cycle -- is there a link?

    I can only speak for myself and my experience....
    I have been tested many times and I have unusally high levels of testosterone. I also LOVE Dzing! and other scents with animalic notes. I'm not...
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    Re: Who's Wearing What - Top 5

    I don't have a top 5, I can't stop wearing these 3:
    Hypnotic Poison
    Dzing!
    Havanna Vanille
  19. Re: What's the worst female fragrance you've ever smelled?

    There are a bunch that just don't smell right on me, but the one that makes me ill wether it's on me, someone else, or even just in the bottle is Elizabeth Arden Sunflowers. For me it's instant...
  20. Re: How to not give away info about your secret fragrances?

    I never lie about what I'm wearing but I've often wished that I had.
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    Re: Today I Sampled...September 2010

    I tried the new Armani. Loved it on paper, HATED it on my skin. It does not work with my chemistry at all. (I hate when that happens) I also tried the new Hypnotic Poison Eau Sensuelle and I really...
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    Hypnotic Poison EDT question

    So thanks to a few basenotes members I tried and am now obsessed with Hypnotic Poison. I tried it on and then compulsively thought about it until 2 days later when I was able to get back to the store...
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    Re: favorite jo malone?

    I love Orange Blossom and Blue Agava and Cacao. I had Red Roses but sadly had to give it to my step mother because it was just too strong on my skin.
  24. Re: Need recommendation for online shops within Canada please

    eperfumes.ca
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    Re: would like to find a new sweet perfume

    I finally tried Hypnotic Poison and OMG why did it take me so long to discover it?!?!?!? Thank you for recommending I am in love! I still haven't tried Tocade but it's next on my list.
  26. Re: Have you ever worn a scent you thought was great...

    Jo Malone's French Lime Blossom. I thought it smelled nice enough, I felt pretty with it on, that is until my husband came into the room and and asked me if I was trying to kill him with bug spray. I...
  27. betsey johnson bringing back original perfume from the 80's (well kind of)

    I've never smelled the original, so I can't say wether or not I'm excited by this, but I saw the article and thought that maybe someone out there might be happy. :)
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    Re: What's the most sexy creamy scent?

    L'Artisan Poive Piquant and/or Safran Troublant
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    Re: have you ever been identified by a fragrance?

    Ha! If it was I never noticed. :)
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    Re: have you ever been identified by a fragrance?

    Just last night my friend (who also is a perfume junkie) told me that she was in the frag dept and smelled Flowerbomb and immediately thought of me which I find a bit strange because I only wore it...
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    Similar to By Dolce & Gabbana

    I used to love this D&G perfume called "By" in an animal print bottle, but it's been discontinued and I can't find it anywhere. Does anyone know of something similar?
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    Re: Looking for perfume shops in Toronto

    Thank you so much! I used to live in Toronto but I was a student so shopping in Yorkville wasn't something that I did - I'm excited to go back and check it all out!
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    Looking for perfume shops in Toronto

    Hi everyone,
    I'm going to be visiting Toronto soon and I'd really like to find some new and interesting perfume. Does anyone know of any stores that sell more of the niche brands? Thanks for the...
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    Re: La Maison de la Vanille

    I know this is an old post, but I was really hoping that you might know if any stores in Toronto sell the La Maison de la Vanille line. I know Sephora used to carry them, but I don't think they do...
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    Re: have you ever been identified by a fragrance?

    I wore Vanilla perfume oil from the Body Shop all through high school. One of my friends said he always tried to sit near me because he loved how I smelled like "rice krispy treats".
  36. Re: Fragrances you feel you 'shouldn't' like but secretly do...

    Ok I too love an Elizabeth Arden scent....I have 5th Ave Nights.
    I also like Jessica Simpson's perfume - and yes I get a embarrassed when someone asks me what I'm wearing. :)
    And I went to school...
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    Re: would like to find a new sweet perfume

    Thank you all for the suggestions, now I just have to hunt them all down and do some testing.
    easyfish - I know that most scents tend to be sweet these days, but I find so many of them to smell the...
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    Re: which one do you consider Sexy perfume

    i tend to feel sexiest in Dior Addict, Bond no 9 New Haarlem and and all of Agent Provocateur's scents. However my husband always says that I smell good when I where Stella - the only problem with...
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    would like to find a new sweet perfume

    I love sweet scents, I'm a sucker for vanilla. I just not CRAZY about any of the ones that I have right now. I'm on the constant search for the perfect scent and I have yet to find it. I would...
  40. Thread: suggestions

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    Re: suggestions

    Not sure if you'll like any of these but I do so here goes
    Victor & Rolf Antidote
    Burberry Brit for Men
    Hermes Rocabar

    hope this helps
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    Re: Insolence by Guerlain

    Insolence doesn't work on me but I have a friend who wears it and it smells gorgeous on her!
  42. Re: Fragrances I'm ashamed to admit I like (guilty pleasures)

    Jessica Simpson Fancy and Fancy Love
    Hilary Duff With Love
    and I wouldn't say that I'm ashamed per say...it's more that I think that since I'm not in high school or college (and we'll leave it at...
  43. Thread: Eau de Shalimar

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    Re: Eau de Shalimar

    Thanks for the comments. I love Shalimar - but whenever I put it on something strange happens to it, so I'm hoping that the lighter version will like me a bit more. I'm dying to try it.
  44. Thread: Eau de Shalimar

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    Eau de Shalimar

    Does anyone know where to buy Eau De Shalimar? It's on the Guerlain website but none of the major retailers seem to carry it. I'm trying to avoid buying it online because I would like to test it...
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