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    Sinfonia di Note Blanc de Cotons

    Luckyscent has stopped carrying this line.
    Looking for a bottle/partial bottle.

    Thanks,
    Jane


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  2. Thread: Miami, FL

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    Re: Miami, FL

    Heading down to Delray Beach area March 15th for 1 or 2 weeks (we got a condo there...) so if anyone is around and wants to sniff/shop I'm up for it! We're close to Miami, Boca, Palm Beach and...
  3. Sounds gorgeous. Can you compare it to anything?

    Sounds gorgeous. Can you compare it to anything?
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    No matter how hard I try Bal a Versailles is all powder on me :(

    How exciting that Jean Desprez is launching a new scent! I hope it can live up to it's legendary history :)
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    Re: It has finally happened to me....

    This! SoS said it perfectly. The fact that he is complaining about Chanel 22 shows what a neanderthal he must be. Sorry he was such a knob. He doesn't deserve to smell your loveliness xo
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    Re: Katy Perry Purr

    Reminds me of this old Max Factor perfume....

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=3474
  7. Re: [THE LATE SHOW - LETTERMAN] Taylor Swift smells like?

    I'd be happy to email some pics- to where Grant?
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    Re: Florals with Big Sillage

    Ungaro Diva
    Guerlain Samsara
    Guerlain Jardins de Bagatelle
    Sisley Eau de Soir
    Creed Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie
    Creed Fleurs de Bulgarie
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    Re: The essence of sex

    I really think it depends on who you are trying to attract....some men like Fracas...my husband thinks it smells like blue cheese. I recall being chased down by a very elegant older gentleman while...
  10. Re: [THE LATE SHOW - LETTERMAN] Taylor Swift smells like?

    Thank you my dear! And that's too bad...
  11. Re: [THE LATE SHOW - LETTERMAN] Taylor Swift smells like?

    Dave is a huge perfume lover and comments often on women's scents. He went crazy for Julianne Moore once and she was wearing Gianfranco Ferre, the one from 1984...
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    Re: Lauren by R. Lauren

    I was reading this thread from Yesterday's Perfumes:

    http://yesterdaysperfume.typepad.com/yesterdays_perfume/2009/03/lauren-by-ralph-lauren-1978.html
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    Re: Lauren by R. Lauren

    I'm not sure if they still sell the rectangular bottle, the longish one that sits on its side? That *could* be vintage. Loved the original Lauren. Have not sniffed the newer version...
  14. Re: Scent suggestions -something similar to Beautiful

    I loved & wore Beautiful. My faves that compare:

    Guerlain Jardins de Bagatelle
    Creed Tubereuse Indiana
    Cartier Panthere eau de parfum
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    Re: Mahora by Guerlain.

    I like Mahora too, although I've often thought the parfum, gently dabbed, would be gorgeous....
  16. Re: Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    Thanks! I do know the YR ones well, my daughters have them all! Those cute little bottles are perfect stocking stuffers!

    My only issue with YR is the musk content- they remind me quite a bit of...
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    Re: Guerlain Apres L'Ondee extrait

    Oh Dimitri I am so sorry. And if the seller did what we think she may have, well, karma will get her.
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    Re: Do you wear perfume on lazy days?

    Vintage Cuir de Russie! *swoon*

    It is so irritating to wear something divine and have no one else appreciate it! Perfumistas need their own communities lol
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    Re: Ambery florals?

    Evangeline & Teardrop- I think L'Instant must have musks in it because there are times when I can barely smell it...
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    Re: Do you wear perfume on lazy days?

    Oh lazy days around the house is when I have free reign to wear whatever I like! I tend to stick to cozy or soothing comfort scents, like the kind I might wear to bed. Lately I have really been...
  21. Re: Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    Hey guys thanks for all the recs! I've been reading up on all of them (my fave kind of research project!) and right now and very intrigued by MCDI Peche Cardinal, Keiko Mecheri Peau de Peche (wow...
  22. Searching for a simple gorgeous fruity perfume....

    I want to explore this genre but not the generic fruity-musks along the lines of Bath & Body works. Simple elegant fruit notes, preferably peach or a berry (raspberry or strawberry) with perhaps some...
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    Re: Guerlain Apres L'Ondee extrait

    OMG what a drag. Doesn't she know to lie about what she is sending ;)

    Sorry Dimitri. That sucks, I probably would have burst into tears :(
  24. Re: Do people stop smelling their own scent after a while?

    I have to be careful of falling head over heels in love and wearing something all day every day...that is when I stop smelling it. As long as I mix it up a little...but inevitably I slip into wanting...
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    Re: Moroccanoi!!!

    Here is a link for you Twolf http://www.moroccanoil.com/

    It is a hair product line, containing argan oil. The Moroccan Oil product specifically has a lovely dry oriental fragrance- not too sweet-...
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    Re: Moroccanoi!!!

    I adore Moroccan Oil as well, and noticed when I wore Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier Or Des Indes that they seemed so similar. I did side by side testing and in my opinion that is the closest thing to...
  27. Re: Your Favorite Two Pierre Balmain Fragrances Are and Why?

    Ivoire and Vent Vert- both versions of VV....

    Hillaire you make me want to track down Ebene! I've always wondered about it- the "brother" scent to Ivoire...
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    Re: Instead of Chanel N19

    Omg. I am totally printing this out. Great reference green list. Of course Scherrer, Amazone and Quartz are perfect suggestions.
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    Re: Clean musks - any suggestions?

    Abdul Kareem Egyptian Musk Oil, Auric Blends Egyptian Goddess Musk Oil, and Coty Wild Musk edt- not wild at all ;)
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    Re: Instead of Chanel N19

    What a delicious thread. I adore greens...and I also like the vintage and present Vent Vert so it may be worth trying the edt. I also have the current Vent Vert parfum and it's lovely. But it is more...
  31. Re: Scents that smell like old fashioned makeup/lipstick

    Drole de Rose was my first choice- smells like lipstick.

    If you can find Guerlain Les Meteorites it smells just like the Guerlain powders...violets. Pretty.
  32. Re: Anyone has experience with Russian/quasi-Russian frags?(Help me identify this one also~)

    Oh I wasn't saying the perfume was a fake! But I doubt "Prince Alexis" was for real- however, a fake prince could make for an interesting provenance for this perfume and even add value to the story....
  33. Re: Anyone has experience with Russian/quasi-Russian frags?(Help me identify this one also~)

    Well, he would have been a "pretender" for sure. There were many people who tried to claim relation to the Romanov's but none were proven to be true descendants. My cousin was the curator of the...
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    Re: Ambery florals?

    Oops forgot Prada L'Eau Ambree. Every time I test this one I like it more. Think a bottle is in my future....
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    Re: Guerlain Apres L'Ondee extrait

    Apres l'Ondee is my HG of all HGs. I have a vial of parfum that was a gift from a BN friend...I've worn it only a few times and it is... beyond divine. Just a more intense version of the edt and it...
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    Re: Ambery florals?

    Big 2nd for Evangeline's suggestion of Guerlain Samsara- that is what sprung to mind immediately.

    Also maybe:
    Balmain Ambre Gris
    Creed Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie
    Balmain Ivoire
    Jean Desprez...
  37. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    I LOVE it. Must own. It has somehow made Shalimar something I want to wear. It was always my mum's perfume but now this twist changes it. Just a bit.
  38. Re: Civet and hormonal cycle -- is there a link?

    Thanks so much Lilybelle & MimiGardenia. I've always enjoyed chatting perfume with you too. So kind, mindful and insightful- taking perfume to a whole other level ((hugs))

    The highly tuned nose...
  39. Re: Civet and hormonal cycle -- is there a link?

    Interesting discussion. It was after my hysterectomy 2 years ago that I started craving rose perfumes in any and all forms while recovering. It was then I remembered that during each of my...
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    Re: Choosing a fragrance for my wife's birthday

    Given your criteria I'd recommend scents that are gentle and floral- suitable to a warm climate as well. Adding that a gentle fragrance will not necessarily last 6-8 hours so that may be a trade off....
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    I've been wearing my sample for a week now and think I have to own it. At $120 for 50ml of a LE I guess it just doesn't seem that bad to me? The presentation is sooo pretty and it's different enough...
  42. Re: Scent for my daughter, turning 13 next month...

    My 14 year old loves and owns:
    Miss Dior Cherie
    Marc Jacobs Daisy
    Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Abricot
    CB I Hate Perfume Strawberry & Pineapple single accords (so gentle & mild, I love her in...
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    Re: What are your Favorite Soapy frags?

    Soapy is my favourite category :D

    Ivoire de Balmain
    Prada Infusion de Fleur d'Oranger
    Alessandro Del Aqua
    D&G Sicily
    Estee Lauder White Linen
    Chanel Bel Respiro and Beige- really expensive...
  44. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    I finally got to try this today, the Guerlain boutique in Toronto had just got it in. I like it...def still Shalimar but somehow softer. The vanilla rounds the powdery accord but I'm not sure it is...
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    Re: Fragrances for Fall.

    My faves so far this fall:
    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Guerlain Samsara (vintage edt & parfum), Jicky edp and yes, Terracotta Voile d'Ete, its actually so pretty in the fall.
    Balmain Ivoire
    Bal a...
  46. Re: Newbie needs help finding a skin scent (Also posted under Just Starting Out)

    This is a fun one! I layer it with many things and wear it to bed too. Always gets me compliments, especially from my snuggly younger daughter who gets to experience all my frags up close & personal....
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    Re: Just for Fun: For the Maddicts out there...

    I love those 80s ads so much! Of course, I was wearing Giorgio back then! Oy!

    Thinking, I can also imagine Joan in Bal a Versailles....
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    Re: Female version of M7?

    When M7 was launched here, the dept store put it in the women's section in error (it was a soft launch before the official one). I sampled it and fell in love. Went back to get it only to find it had...
  49. Re: Anybody heard about vintage Cuir de Russie EdC?

    I could drink it :D
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    Re: Well, It Finally Happened. OMG Now What?

    I find I am revisiting scents that I thought I hated. My taste is constantly evolving and I find now that I prefer to be challenged a bit by a perfume.
    That said, I do go through periods of perfume...
  51. Re: Anybody heard about vintage Cuir de Russie EdC?

    I have a vintage 100ml bottle of Bois des Iles but it is edt. It is ever so slightly more creamy/velvety than my Exclusif bottle. It is the splash version and I ADORE it. I would hoard this by the...
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    Re: Suggestions for a Niche Smell-Alike?

    I think you might also like these:

    Serge Lutens Nuit de Cellophane
    Guerlain Vol de Nuit Evasion
    Chanel Beige
    L' Artisan Parfumeur La Chasse aux Papillons Extreme
    Annick Goutal Petite Cherie
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    Re: Unsolicited Compliments.

    Biggest & most consistent compliment getter for me- Balmain Vent Vert (current version) funny, no?

    Other that have had at least one compliment every time I wear them:

    Chanel Bois des Iles
    Jo...
  54. Re: Newbie needs help finding a skin scent (Also posted under Just Starting Out)

    Some of the nicest musks are also the least expensive. Oils tend to make very nice skin scents. I have been obsessed with a "your skin but better" perfume forever. Some of my fave musk oils:
    Abdul...
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    Re: Just for Fun: For the Maddicts out there...

    Joan- Shalimar for sure. Maybe Caron Narcisse Noir.
    Peggy- maybe Balenciaga Le Dix, Miss Balmain, Evening In Paris
    Betty- Fracas..maybe No5, Jasmal
    Don Draper- Guerlain Vetiver or Dior Eau...
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    Re: Recommendations for a Young Girl

    I have 2 girls, one 22 and the other 14. Tastes evolve over time so she may like the classics at a later date. My suggestions based on what my girls love/loved:
    Miss Dior Cherie
    Stella McCartney...
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday September 12th

    N_Tesla you smell amazing, what an interesting combination....I love layering experiments. I must try that one.

    I am also in Vent Vert...the vintage parfum. It's cold & rainy here, been curled up...
  58. Re: OMG, Lady Speed Stick Powder Fresh smells just like Chanel N˚ 22!

    Wow! No22 was my mum's signature scent, I'm totally getting one for each of us. Neat tip.
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    Re: What's your favourite iris?

    Chanel 28 la Pausa is my absolute fave divine iris. The Different Company Un Parfum de Sens et Bois is also beautiful but turns a bit masculine on my skin....

    I will 2nd SMN Citta de Kyoto and...
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    Re: favorite jo malone?

    Adore JM. My faves that I wear often:
    Vintage Gardenia
    White Jasmine & Mint
    Pomegranate Noir

    Ones I love but don't have (yet):
    Dark Amber & Ginger Lily
    Honeysuckle & Jasmine

    Can't wait to...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 7 September-10

    Hi all...what a lovely smelling group...Milou your take on AG Passion is lovely as is the photo...have you tried her Songes? Heavenly...

    After a long time of not wearing it, today is the heavenly...
  62. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    I am now dreaming the same! Sigh....
  63. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    Any news on when this will hit Canada? I think Shalimar with extra vanilla will be perfect & cannot wait to sniff it...
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    Re: Suggestions: Melancholy fragrance

    My choices for self imposed melancholy are Apres l'Ondee- it has that feeling when you know your heart is going to break, and Chanel Bois des Iles- the alleged history of its creation/inspiration is...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Diptyque Eau Duelle

    Thanks funraiser, it sounds quite nice. I like the idea of a thinner SDV :)
  66. Re: Imperial Opoponax by Les Nereides falls into my lap (almost)

    OMG what a terrific find! It is so gorgeous and totally wearable by a woman in my humble opinion. I have a sample and have always wanted to get a bottle of this. I had Or des Indes which I loved but...
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    Re: Would Aramis seem too odd on a woman?

    Adding: one of my best male friends wears Chanel No5- often in parfum, and Eau Premiere as well. He gets lots of compliments, usually from women.

    And if we think of what Coco Chanel said, "Wear...
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    Re: Would Aramis seem too odd on a woman?

    Aramis is so close to Estee Lauder Azuree they are almost interchangeable. I would not have believed it until I did a side by side test.

    As well, if you like Aliage, try Aramis Devin :)
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    Re: Looking for a good Rose scent

    Widely available & well priced:
    Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater Eau Fraiche and Evelyn Rose
    Yves Rocher Rose Absolute Eau de Parfum

    If you'd like to spend a little more:
    Diptyque L'Ombre Dans L'Eau...
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    Re: New Fragrance: Diptyque Eau Duelle

    Anyone tried this yet?
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    Re: Perfume for babies/children

    This sounds sooo lovely
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    Re: Perfume for babies/children

    How old is your baby? Oh it's such a precious time...goes by so fast...

    Adding that both my girls, even my wee one, are taller than me now! And they both have exceptional taste in perfume...
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    Re: Perfume for babies/children

    Love the Petit Prince non alcohol version. My girls and I sniffed it but didn't have a little one to buy for :)
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    Re: Perfume for babies/children

    I used the Bulgari Petits et Mamans on my youngest when she was a baby. We had the alcohol free splash. After her bath I'd splash some on my hands, on my neck then give her a mini massage with it....
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    Re: L'Abeille de Guerlain

    Stunning. Simply stunning.
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    Re: L'Abeille de Guerlain

    Stunning. Just....stunning. I would love to sniff this.

    mikeperez...l'abeille (the bee) pronounced "ah-baye" (the 2 l's are silent)
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    Re: Help for a gift for a 23 year old girl!

    My 23 year year old daughter fell hard for the Yves St Laurent Parisienne which I just got her, and her faves have been Stella McCartney, Hermes Eau de Merveilles, Prada Infusion d'Iris and Fleur...
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Womanity

    Nukapai I'm glad you said it....I've wondered about that from the get-go. After "Manfred" I think, well, ANYTHING is possible......
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Womanity

    Sorry to say that I found Womanity to be a hot mess of yuck. Several references have been made to tossing a bunch of scents together and that is what I get. I watched women approach the tester bottle...
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    Re: Youthful smell

    This is exactly how I feel about those summery notes (mimosa, linden, hay etc) and will add honeysuckle, acacia....for some reason summery scents just smell young to me :) Beachy skin scents also...
  81. Re: Gift for Wife: Something like L'eau Serge Lutens ?? Fresh, clean scent ??

    She might enjoy a Guerlain Aqua Allegoria scent- they are soft light and fresh and available at Sephora and most department stores with a Guerlain counter. Not "niche" per say but Guerlain is an...
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    Oh guys. There. You've done it. I MUST have this. I tested it a few weeks ago and nearly chewed my arm off.

    I adore the painting, that it's "not for kiddies" and the bottle. Lilybelle, I spoke...
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    Poll: Re: Do women like the scent of Old Spice?

    I LOVE it. My dad never wore cologne so I get to avoid that association. But I've known several men who have worn it....when worn in smallish doses (it's pretty potent, a little goes a long way) to...
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    Oh neat- that is the one I am looking at! I have only seen those ones on ebay, although I do love the round bottles with the kitschy labels....
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    Thank you Kevin- noting that the edc is practically free on ebay. Funny how the edc seems better liked than the edt. My thoughts of edc seem to be that it would lighter/more short lived.
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    Re: Bal a Versailles.

    Regarding the EDC that seems to be getting the raves, are we talking about a vintage formulation? I recently tested and loved the present EDT of Bal a Versailles, but am considering the parfum and/or...
  87. Re: Shalimar Ode de la Vanille Limited Edition to launch this year

    This sounds lovely!
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    Re: Floris Night Scented Jasmine

    That is a great price. I liked it in an "easy to wear" kind of way. A soft jasmine that is really pretty on a hot summer night :)

    I will go check out that price- thanks for sharing :)
  89. Re: Hello Ladies! I need help picking something out for a friend

    I bet she would like this (one of J Lo's faves!)

    Body Time China Rain:

    http://www.basenotes.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=6548

    Gift Box $35

    http://www.bodytime.com/chrabagibox.html
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    Re: Love's Baby Soft and adults

    Oh I wonder if that is the Baby Grace? My daughters have both had that one...next time I'm in Sephora I will re-sniff! Sounds like a nice summer bedtime scent :)
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    Re: Love's Baby Soft and adults

    I adored Love's Baby Soft- both my daughters have worn it as well & my big one still does. I also had Love's Lemon- it was so pretty & simple! Right up there with my Jean Nate After-Bath-Splash for a...
  92. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, July 3, 2010 ★★★ GREEN

    This is a wonderful thread- YSL Y, Scherrer, Chamade, Jolie Madame, Ma Griffe, Heure Exquise, Vent Vert...all so luscious. Yes, green is my most favourite category.

    I am seriously lemming Ninfeo...
  93. Re: 40 yr. old male with two nieces 12 and 14 when is it okay for girls to start wearing perfumes an

    I have 2 girls, 14 & 22 and both (obviously lol) love perfume. I found they started out with bath lines before venturing into perfume.

    Older one started wearing perfume around 12 or 13 and she...
  94. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, July 3, 2010 ★★★ GREEN

    Seeing as how GREEN is my fave fragrance family I just noticed the S&S thread and had to jump in. Life has been a busy whirlwind that has distracted me from my perfume hobby lol.

    I am scent twins...
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    Re: Your opinion required - D&G Sicily

    My friend who works for D&G told me when this was released it was meant to be the perfume equivalent of lingerie- clean and soft, staying close to the skin. I adore it, went through a 100ml bottle 2...
  96. Re: Soapy fragrances anything but clean: discuss

    I think you are right Hillaire. There IS a nose tingling, sinus clearing effect to the old soapy wonders- I frankly LOVE that. The beauty of Ivoire and vintage Vent Vert is galbanum- clean & green...
  97. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    I adore Old Spice and think it is one of the sexiest things a man can wear. If a woman judges you for your cologne....she doesn't sound like much of a woman.

    Wondering where on earth do you live...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 24 February

    I do miss reading this & the Women's forum...life has been distracting/busy & I haven't been feeling very perfume-inspired. Reading through the SOTD threads is such lovely way to start & end the day...
  99. Re: Someone talk to me about Annick Goutal Passion

    I adore AG Passion Mystick! It is beautiful and I think I need some more of this as well! It always gets lots of compliments and makes me feel so feminine and flowery, but in such a different way....
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    Re: Any love for Choc de Cardin

    Adding to my comment above. After sending the Choc de Cardin I received to another BNer for another opinion it would seem my bottle was turned :( Thanks to Sofresh for sniffing then tossing the Choc....
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