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    Re: SOTD Wednesday, December 5, 2012

    Chanel No 5 this morning. It lasts such a short period of time on me! :( Then YSL Cinema. Still smelling warm vanilla/floral goodness :)
  2. Re: Woman was wearing so much perfume the smell stayed on me for like an hour afterwards!

    Not quite the same, but when I come home from work, my husband says I smell like a hospital. The scents do transfer from the environment. But I wonder how many sprays these people are wearing that...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday 3rd December 2012

    Having a Yves St. Laurent moment for the past week. Changing to Rive Gauche rather than Cinema today! Mild weather here. 50's this morning with expected highs of 75. My work week is at an end...
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    Re: Today I bought - November 2012

    It has been a while since I have been on the forum. But I have been busy in the meantime. Have fallen in love with many scents that are new to my olfactory palate. Had a recent buying spree and...
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    Long time, no post! With the cool snap we r...

    Long time, no post! With the cool snap we r having I'm going with an oldie but a goodie-Opium
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    Chanel Coco!

    Chanel Coco!
  7. Re: NEW ORLEANS MEET-UP: Nov. 11-13, 2011. Bourbon French, Hové, Saks, & Avery Fine Perfumery

    Just for head count purposes - Mr. Cocogirl will not be joining us as he is scheduled to work. It'll be difficult, but I guess I'll just have to make the sacrifice of going without him. Oh, whoa is...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th September, 2011

    Tea Rose by Perfumer's Workshop. I am so getting my $10.00 out of this huge bottle! :)
  9. Re: NEW ORLEANS MEET-UP: Nov. 11-13, 2011. Bourbon French, Hové, Saks, champagne reception, goody ba

    There is one thing I'd like to add. If anyone is up for a fine dining experience, Commander's Palace is not too far off the beaten path. It has been many years since I've been there. But, oh, was...
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    Yay! Happy Friday to all. Boucheron's Jaipur...

    Yay! Happy Friday to all. Boucheron's Jaipur Saphir
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    Going with opium today. I feel a bit Saucy and...

    Going with opium today. I feel a bit Saucy and have decided not to be overly subtle :)
  12. I'll b coming and the mr may even join in

    I'll b coming and the mr may even join in
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 23 July 2011

    Wrapped in yesterday's purchase of Chanel Allure pure parfum. After shower will re-apply. This was my favorite until it seemed my body chemistry had changed and it reeked on me. After visiting the...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2011

    After a long hiatus from what was my favorite scent, I returned to her yesterday and am still enveloped in the scent of Chanel Allure pure parfum. *sigh* Now to ask her pardon for straying so...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 8 July 2011

    I'm in synch and joining Cello with 31 Rue Cambon
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    31 Rue Cambon for me! Happy Friday all!
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT - July 2011

    wow, I did three blind buys today:

    Tea Rose by The Perfumer's Workshop. 120 ml for $9.99
    Cabotine de Gres 50 ml $9.99
    Faconnable Femme 50 ml for $12.99

    The only one I've tried on is the...
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    Re: SotD: Friday, 24th June 2011

    Out of synch today. Maybe this evening will join all the Aliens among us. Wearing Penhaligon's Artemisia today. Happy Friday all!
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    Re: SotD: Thursday, 23rd June, 2011

    Chanel's Gardenia.

    Happy Birthday CandyPerfumeBoy
  20. Re: Tuscany per Donna by Aramis (Estee Lauder group)

    This is one I have worn quite a bit and I get more compliments when wearing it than even it's replacement in my wardrobe, Coco! Coco is my favorite now. But I am almost out of Tuscany per Donna and...
  21. Re: Bath & Body Works- Coconut Lime Verbena and White Citrus- worth buying?

    Havent smelled white citrus myself. But I have coconut lime verbena. I like it. Easy summer wear. I'm kinda disappointed they are discontinuing it.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15 of June 2011

    Lilib had a thread that inspired me. It's been a very long time since I've worn it, but I pulled it out today. Givenchy's L'Interdit.
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    Re: Damn! I spilled it!

    Sample of Chanel No. 22 flew from my fingers, flipped through the air in my car and soaked my left arm, my clothes and my car. As I was smelling, not testing, and was working had to go home change...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 10 June 2011

    Not in synch today. Received my ebay Jaipur Saphir win and spritzed it on before walking out the door. Wearing this a lot lately.

    Quarry, I love that picture of you and your mom and daughter. ...
  25. Re: NEW ORLEANS MEET-UP: Nov. 11-13, 2011. Bourbon French, Hové, Saks, champagne reception, goody ba

    Will attend at least some of the events. My son's birthday is November 13th so won't catch all of them. But will not be staying in a hotel. Would drive home between events/days.
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 9 June 2011

    Light easy floral today. Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Tiare Mimosa.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 8 June 2011

    Good morning everyone. Wednesday - humpday. We will make it through this week to the glorious weekend! Estee Lauder's Beautiful.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 07 June 2011

    Chanel's Eau de Cologne. Perfect for this hot, humid weather!
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 6th of June

    After my shower last night, I applied my beloved Coco before bed and it's so yummy I'm sticking with it after my morning shower. I guess I'll be unfaithful to her tomorrow. :)
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: June 2011

    Won Boucheron's Jaipur Saphir EDP just about 1/2 full for $9.99 on the bay! I'm stockpiling it when I can as it's gotten so hard to find and ridiculously expensive. It's my second favorite scent...
  31. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Souk First spray wth all those spices very apparent. The coriander threw me as I didn't know it, but knowing the other spices was able to pick it out by eliminating the others. Very quickly get the...
  32. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Cathedral in Flames - Because of the name, I think I was expecting spicy right off. Sniffing the fragrance in bottle I thought "herbal". After spraying I immediately get ginger and lemon. Very...
  33. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    So sorry for the delay in posting. Have had computer problems and couldn't attempt to post on my phone. Please keep in mind I'm a total noob, but since total noobs buy fragrance, figured it would...
  34. Re: Wooznib's 3 Original Perfumes Testing Discussion Thread

    Received package. Will post first review later
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    Lovely decant of Creeds' Fleur de The Rose Bulgare arrived yesterday!
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    Poll: Re: Chanel Or Guerlain?

    I own/desire more from the Chanel house than Guerlain. They just work better on me. Chanel recieves more of my business, so Chanel it is.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    Oh I've been so naughty. Impulse buys after only trying once and liking - Alien by Thierry Mugler. Got the refill. I didn't realize and the salesperson was filling in from another department and...
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 28 May 2011

    Ah, it was so nice to sleep late today. Trying out my new and impulsive purchase of Alien by Thierry Mugler today. Off to a crawfish boil and some swimming. Alien may hold up through it all.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 27th May, 2011

    Congrats to 30Roses and daughter!

    Synching today with Jacques Polge's Coco. No-brainer for me today. Been several days since I've been back with my good friend. She is so nice and lovely.
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    Oh, this one is easy for me. Coco! Terrific Friday everyone.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 26, 2011

    Oh, I agree. No storms for anyone. Just nice, gently falling, soaking rain. Our garden will be so happy. We need quite a few days as it has been uncommonly dry.

    + thoughts on the nice rain...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, May 26, 2011

    It's finally raining here! Big sigh of relief.

    SOTD is Chanel No. 18. Love the light floral of this. Don't know if it has rose, but seems like it to me. Simple and elegant. This has just...
  43. Thread: Musk oils

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    Re: Musk oils

    I absolutely loved Jovan musk back in my high school days. I always got compliments on it. Still have some in my collection. Don't know if it really still works on me, but may have to rock it...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 May -11

    ROFL! That is EXACTLY what is is high praise for my DH too! Hilarious. He's happy if it doesn't trigger a migraine.

    Speaking of migraines. I have to share my frustrations with people who will...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 May -11

    Tester of Chanel's Bois de Iles. I really love this but it is gone so quickly. I am testing the EDT. Maybe the pure parfum would do better? *sigh*
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    Some Boucheron today - Jaipur Saphir.

    @ Larimar - I LOVE that pic of the leather boot!

    Have a great Tuesday everyone!
  47. Re: What is the most haunting, bewitching and DARK fragrance?

    Okay, I am by no means an expert. Haven't sniffed most of the fragrances mentioned up til this point. But I have a sample that the description of this thread reminded me of it. Knize Ten. Heavy...
  48. Re: 30 members, US & International, to test 3 perfumes by BN's own wooznib!

    I'd like in!
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    Re: SOTD - Monday, 23 May, 2011

    Tocade today by Rochas. I don't get the plastic or acetone. Goes almost straight to an ambery/vanilla/musk on me. I like :)
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 21st May 2011

    It's promising to be hot, humid and still without a lick of much needed rain. Something light today, Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Tiare Mimosa I think.
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    Re: SotD Friday, 20 May 2011

    In synch this Friday. O d'AZUR sample. Almost a scrubber but a couple hours and I like the floral drydown. Kinda surprised.
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 19 May 2011

    Good morning everyone. Not nearly enough sleep! Long day ahead. Hope everyone has a good and interesting day. As for me, I'll take uneventful, if possible. Weekend is looking far away but oh so...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18 May 2011

    Have my sample of Creed's Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare. It's been like spring here instead of summer. Only fitting to smell a little rose. Hope everyone has a good day. Looks VERY busy here!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 17th MAY 2011

    Hello everyone! Sotd is Tocade
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    Re: SotD Monday, 16 May 2011

    This morning was Chanel's Gardenia. Really love it, but it doesn't stay terribly long with me. Apparently only scents I don't care for stay with me!

    This evening, it is back to Belle en...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 15 May 2011

    Showered and have a different scent from this morning. Now rocking Belle en Rykiel. Sample I received, but I like it so much and it's hard to beat the price, I think I'll have to buy a bottle. ...
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel Parfums Online

    The coco? Yes, I have it. The parfum, EDP. Haven't gotten the EDT. Don't feel I need that one. I love Coco. Just works beautiffuly on me, lasts forever: For-ev-er (Sandlot) Though I'm adding...
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 15 May 2011

    Oh, it's so cool here for a change. Actually feels like spring! Ah, lovely.

    Trying my sample of Chanel's Sycomore. Loving it. Didn't know what vetiver was until Sycomore. Really like.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 10 May 2011

    That sounds like lovely weather to me.

    I feel ya' Twolf! Our weather has been pretty hot too and I definitely commiserate! Enjoy the 40's when they come. Wish we could catch a bit of that. I...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 10 May 2011

    It will be another scorcher here today. So, trying to lighten it up with Estee Lauder Pleasures.

    My nine year old son smelled me and said "It smells good. But I like the one that reminds you...
  61. Re: HALLOWEEN or NOVEMBER 12-13? Dates for Basenotes 2011 New Orleans Meet-Up?!?!

    Oh, I'd love to get in on this. I'm about 50 miles out of New Orleans. Used to live in Mandeville (across the lake). Have wanted to check out the perfumeries there never got around to it.
  62. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Hanks sooo much. I have since last able to post purchased no 5 ep. It lasts much longer on me. But I'm still looking. I haven't yet sampled many others. I just knew the estee layered I could get but...
  63. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    I am having to reapply but only to get projection. It stays pretty close to the skin on me. It's really nice. When I'm not sticking my nose to my skin on application, I'm getting way more citrus...
  64. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    OMG, hours later, I can still smell No. 5 EP. It's lost all of it's warm sweetness and just has a bright light floral. That is totally unexpected. And not at all unwelcome. I'm really digging...
  65. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Oh and Fruitful-will gladly stash as I find it difficult to get rid of fragrances. Explains why I have L'Interdit but haven't so much as sniffed it in over three years! Not my thing but can't let...
  66. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Wow, Chanel No. 5 eau Premiere I have gotten a sample of. It has that reminiscent aldehyde opening of the original with a touch of citrus and then there is a light floral center that seems to go...
  67. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Hmmm... how do I get my fragrance wardrobe icon to show up?

    Goodness bookwyrmsmith, I hope you and yours are all right. I can imagine the devastation.
  68. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Knit at nite - I am adding to my list! Thank you! I checked out your fragrance wardrobe and I see some similarities to mine, so thinking the scents should be right up my alley.

    Likewise, I...
  69. Re: Boxes Mailed!-- 30 Roses to sample from 30 Roses & co.

    30 Roses I'd take a little of your cold! It's been low to upper 80's here with high humidity. I know most people would love that, but I should have been born up north or at least moved there! Used...
  70. Re: Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    That will indeed give me a nice place to start that is not overwhelming. The sheer volume of choices without knowing enough about them to organize was a bit off-putting in actually getting started. ...
  71. Need help expanding my wardrobe/knowledge base

    Hi everyone. Sorta new here. Been reading lots, posting a little. If you look at my wardrobe, most of it is items I have tried in the past and some current ones. I tend to have and mostly use...
  72. Need help expanding my fragrance comfort zone/wardrobe

    Hi everyone. Sorta new here. Been reading lots, posting a little. If you look at my wardrobe, most of it is items I have tried in the past and some current ones. I tend to have and mostly use...
  73. Re: Boxes Mailed!-- 30 Roses to sample from 30 Roses & co.

    *sigh* My Granny used to grow the most glorious roses. People would ride by her house just to look at them. I loved the smell of them. I have a paltry couple of roses and am always content to...
  74. Re: Mature man looking for a lighter / fresh scent

    I find Chanel's Bleu to be light and fresh. Strong at first, but dries down quickly for me.
  75. Re: "OLD" or "vintage" perfumes on eBay-any good?

    I just won a partially used EDT of Jaipur Saphir to add to my EDP. My max bid was 12.00, I got it for $8.00. I was willing to gamble up to that amount. Hopefully it paid off. I have bought...
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    Re: crowdpleasers that I hate!

    Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue - Got it as a sample, bleh. I just couldn't tolerate. Headache immediately.
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    Re: Why do you wear fragrance?

    If of thy mortal goods thou art bereft,
    And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left,
    Sell one, and with the dole
    Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.
    - Moslih Eddin...
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    Re: Are You a Hoarder?

    I've been lurking for some time and it's probably telling that the first post I make is to this thread! My interests tend to be come obsessions. They'll last for a while and fade. I'll tend to...
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