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    Re: New Givenchy GENTLEMAN 2017

    That model just looks confused. He probably can't figure out the names either.

    Still, it doesn't seem any worse than what YSL did, producing a new scent named "Y" this year, completely...
  2. Re: I think Marshall's has started making their own fragrances

    Maybe Marshalls/TJ Maxx is going to become the Trader Joe's of perfumes!
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    Re: A perfect perfume cabinet!

    Teehee. Marcy's a fine baker, and I enjoy her cooking newsletter, but she really needs an editor.
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    Re: A perfect perfume cabinet!

    "The glass shelves keep things out of direct light"

    How exactly do they do that?

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    "as well as writes about scent in all its incantations for Basenotes.net "

    LOL! Are we now using it...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I just got a decant of Woman by Ormonde Jayne, and in overall effect it reminds me of my vintage 1000. Wall of florals so well blended that I can't pick out individual ones. A bit fresher/greener...
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays sampling group

    Much mention of Sarah McCartney in this Guardian article on perfume in the theater:

    https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/nov/20/how-actors-use-perfumes-to-get-into-character
  7. Sticky: Re: QUEST: Turin/Sanchez top 100 (ish!) - Week 6 - (Cristalle and Diorella)

    Hear, hear! She went above & beyond in getting some Quest samples to me while she was in U.S., too. Hats off to the Lemur!
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    Re: New Tom Ford Fragrance: Fucking Fabulous

    Amen.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st November, 2017

    No!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st November, 2017

    The good old stuff. Nice, Kiliwia!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 21st November, 2017

    ***Happy Birthday to IsoEsuperman***

    I was decanting some of this yesterday for someone for the Turin Quest thread, and had forgotten how well that green ivy leaf and anise worked on me, so...
  12. Re: Adverse skin reaction to fragrances all of a sudden?

    Amen. Cutting back on showers +increased olive oil intake solved my dry/itchy skin issues. 3 showers per day is borderline lunacy.
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays sampling group

    Just a little Sarah McCartney addendum:

    I just noticed that she created a scent for Sarah Baker perfumes called "Tartan", which looks like it might be a variation on 'Up the Apples & Pears',...
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    Re: Which fragrance smells "Golden"?

    Good work on the daffodil/narcissus question! And even though I'm in the American south, I've never heard anyone reference either variety as a 'jonquil'.



    Definitely a costume. I swiped it...
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    Re: Which fragrance smells "Golden"?

    Aren't daffodils and narcissus the same thing?

    Sadly for me, I dislike the smell of both, but I bought some Ostara as a gift for a daffodil-loving friend, and I must admit it's just about the most...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 20th November, 2017

    That photo of Halston & Warhol made me wistful for a time that was somehow simultaneously more decadent and more innocent than our own.



    Twinning! Testing Cristalle for the Quest, and wishing...
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    Re: Which fragrance smells "Golden"?

    Patou 1000
    --and--
    Ormond Jayne Woman

    Both have the opulence that gold metal embodies.
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    Re: Bois des Iles Extrait de Parfum

    I wonder if Kristin Chenoweth realizes that she has her own bespoke Chanel fragrance.
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    She's not kidding! She was like a gang leader, trying to boss all us 7-year-olds.
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    Re: Need assistance identifying perfume name

    Cybil Shepherd? Jazz licks???

    Say more, please.

    Edit: Sorry -- posted before googling.

    Well, I'll be hornswoggled -- she actually did record with Stan Getz in the '70s.

    Not really any...
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Are you kidding me??? I would pay money to hear that.

    Obituary:
    http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Magnolia-Thunderpussy-3144397.php

    "She never stepped out of her Birkenstocks," Bradley...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Good to see you posting here, Zealot! Now let's see you break out some of those vintage Avons....
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today

    Which Avon is this, Oriane?
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Wasn't it more like a catering company, that did pornographic cakes and such? I know there was an actual woman who went by that name, and that she died several years ago.
  25. Thread: What a laugh!

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    Re: What a laugh!

    Talk about performance issues! :)

    All Mods should be required to keep a supply of both these products on hand for dispensing to transgressors.

    And a download of the product photos for inserting...
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    Re: Grief and (perfume) gifting

    That's a lovely sentiment, Pelle, and you are definitely one of the people who make this such a special place.
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    Re: Life after Love

    This will tick off a lot of Chanelistas, but I think Coromandel has a lot of similarities with L de Lolita. I know Musc Rav is the usual comparison to L (same nose and style), but to me Coromandel...
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    Re: Grief and (perfume) gifting

    I say a definite "No", in agreement with Anastasia and donna. I'm certain that if I were in her shoes, I would forever after associate that sent with grief and mourning.

    I say wait until...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Gosh, me neither. In fact, it sounds like a qualification for the judiciary in a small southern state.
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Magnolia Thunderpussy
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    Re: Slight floral vetiver?

    What a perfect description. I'd never found the right words for that murky soil in RdV, but "clay" is the absolutely correct term.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    What a grand idea! I too need to just surrender to this tropical monster and buy a full bottle.

    And what a fantastic new avatar you have! :)
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    Re: Inaugural Spritz

    Going from Tart's Knicker Drawer to Cadavre Exquis is like washing down a bite of cherry pie with a glass of Fernet Branca.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    Very kind of you to offer, but I think I'm all set in the area of nostril-clearing supplies!

    ~~:)~~
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    Re: Inaugural Spritz

    Skittles?
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    Re: January Scent Projects

    So glad this thread got bumped. I completely forgot about it back in August, and just now ordered the whole sample set, plus the new one, Vaporocindo.

    Will report back after arrival.
  37. Re: If You Had to Have A Signature Scent, What Would It Be?

    Ah, a true egalitarian. The high and the low of brows, in equal measure.

    (What do you think is the latest date for that original formulation?)
  38. Re: Wow. 9 years of Basenotes and I might have a signature scent...

    That's funny, I thought the same thing. Looks like an overstuffed lounge that my uncle has in his media room, and I always have to struggle to climb out of it!
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    Re: Today I bought November 2017

    Oh, ErinK, if you get the chance I'd love to see a photo of that -- I've never seen those packaged as a set. Maybe post them in the Vintage Forum's SOTD? I am chartreuse with envy.
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    Re: Things I've learned: Some advice for newbies

    Oh so wise. I have more than a drawerful of those painful lessons.



    Another pithy observation that I seem to keep needing to learn over & over.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2017

    I didn't either until two weeks ago, but now I have a sample set of Areej le Dores. I'd pit almost any of them against permanent wave solution.
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    I'll bet it was!
  43. Re: Chanel extrait - Why do some boxes have "P.M." on them and others not?

    Holy moley -- I feel like I'm ready for my end-of-semester quiz now. Or will be, after I dig out my Chanel boxes and compare to my notes!
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    Re: Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Oh dear. I think you should have asterisked that one, Kaern. I don't want it to get disappeared!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Ah. So you yourself are just now becoming vintage.

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    Vertical stripes?? Dire que ce n'est pas vrai!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    This post made me sooo happy.

    May all the gods rain blessings on the memory of Edmond Roudnitska.
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    Create a name for your Fantasy Fragrance

    Give us just the name of a fragrance that exists only in your dreams... no notes, no description of the fragrance. Just the name alone should say it all.

    Mine would be:

    "Hell Bent for Leather"
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    Re: Need assistance identifying perfume name

    Jeez, I guess I better step up my game then. I wanna go where the more interesting damnations await.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Does that mean you're turning forty???
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    Re: Need assistance identifying perfume name

    Ah yes, of course, it all comes back to me. The show that birthed a tiresome series of "will-they-or-won't-they" romantic comedies.

    And an equally tiresome few years of all women's suits having...
  51. Re: NEW: Moschino - Gold Fresh Couture For Women!

    It sounds like yet another Woody Aromachemical mess, but I still wouldn't mind owning that bottle. It's almost Warholian.
  52. Re: Article: The Top Ten: Discontinued Women's Fragrances

    From reading this it seems quite clear that LVMH is Satan.
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    Re: Need assistance identifying perfume name

    What TV show are y'all referencing? The quote rang no bells with me.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Here's the bottle that the Shocking came from. Even looks like 1958, doesn't it? And can you believe all that tsunami of smell is coming from an EDC of that age??

    74038
  55. Re: Have a look at my Ernest Beaux collection :)

    I'm not seeing any photos in this thread. SAD!

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    All fixed now. The server must have burped.

    What an enviable collection of scents.

    And that Rallet! That's the...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    I just found out it's also Prince Charles's birthday today. Can't really picture him wearing any scent except maybe a little Trumper's or Penhaligon's.
  57. Re: QUEST: Turin/Sanchez top 100 (ish!) - Week 5 - (Aprés L'Ondée and Tommy Girl)

    ~~:)~~

    Sometimes, the evocative power of perfume just works against it.
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    Re: Vintage Patou Discussion

    Grayspoole, you are going to need a fainting couch when you see some of the photos of Patou collections in that thread. I know I sure did.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Oooo, I really need to get some of this. Mine seems to have gone missing. And I love rubberized bottles!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Happy birthday, Paps! Very tricky of you not to let the Basenotes Robot know about it.

    Wonder if it means anything that you and hednic share a birthday?

    I need a little old-school comfort...
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    Re: NEW: Xinu - Monstera!

    I only recently found out that this is the plant that produces breadfruit. Beautiful AND useful!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th November, 2017

    :::::::::::: Happy Birthday, hednic! ::::::::::::

    Just for a change of pace, how about wearing some perfume to celebrate?
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th November, 2017

    Oh, no -- it's

    hednic's Birthday!

    (Do you think he might like some perfume?)
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    Re: NEW: Xinu - Monstera!

    I keep meaning to get a sample set from this house -- all their stuff looks terrific.

    And the monstera is one of my favorite plants.
    ...
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    Re: How do you measure sillage?

    I don't think is a dumb question at all -- in fact, I've never figured out a good method for it myself.

    Anybody else?


    P.S. -- You've got an impressive wardrobe for a newcomer. Looks like you...
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    Re: What's missing from my wardrobe?

    And a pink beanie.
  67. Re: Chanel extrait - Why do some boxes have "P.M." on them and others not?

    Uhhh.... I think you mean all Allure feminine fragrances.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    We gotta get some more of that stuff!
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Well, I'll be danged. Just when you think you know your friends....
  70. Re: Chanel extrait - Why do some boxes have "P.M." on them and others not?

    ^^^ cute
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    Re: Favourite Night Out Fragrance Around Smokers

    + 1
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Really? Even The Third Man? I would have thought that one was right up your boulevard.
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    Re: Things I've learned: Some advice for newbies

    I've always thought so too, but lately there's been some very thoughtful first-timers in there, taking a very logical approach to engaging in the hobby.
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    Re: Guerlain disappearing

    I've noticed that even the bigger online stores seem to have trimmed down the number of Guerlains they offer in their lineups. What would be the advantage of narrowing your distribution like this? ...
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    Re: Things I've learned: Some advice for newbies

    I don't know what the rules are about cross-posting, but this really should also appear in the "Just Starting Out" forum. It's a swell post, Mega.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yes, that is stunning. Reminds one of the old fabric-lined boxes of Guerlain and Patou.




    For me it's probably going to take more than "a bit". But I'll keep trying; I really want to fall...
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    Re: Smelled on the Street

    Kotori's possibly right, but I wouldn't take it too personally, IsoE. I've had negative reactions when I've asked women about their scent too, and I'm a fellow female. Some people just find it...
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Nah, only with himself. He's a hobbyist haircutter, never did it professionally but cuts all the male heads in his large family.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Not exactly a scent, but certainly vintage...

    My New Orleans boyfriend just sent me some photos of a mancave he's created in a spare bedroom since I last visited, and look what he put in there:
    ...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th November, 2017

    And so is the giant canister of Dubble Bubble sitting on the counter.
  81. Thread: Hi All

    by Cook.bot
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    Re: Hi All

    Welcome to Basenotes, O.O.! Maybe this is the Ascension you've been Awaiting.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th November, 2017

    Happy Birthday, PerfumedLady!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 12th November, 2017

    Whaaaattt??? It's PerfumedLady's Birthday?

    Well, I'll be danged.

    Happy Birthday!
  84. Re: Chanel extrait - Why do some boxes have "P.M." on them and others not?

    Paging Professor Redneck Perfumisto!

    (He's been doing all this data gathering on Chanel codes... bet he has some answers.)
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It appears that ClaireV published a lengthy review of Flux de Fleurs just two days after I tested it last weekend. I really, really wish I had been able to read this before I tried my sample,...
  86. Re: Chanel extrait - Why do some boxes have "P.M." on them and others not?

    Excellent question! I have two of those P.M. boxes of Chanel extrait myself, and I've always wondered the same.

    Basenotes, what say you?
  87. Re: QUEST: Turin/Sanchez top 100 (ish!) - Week 5 - (Aprés L'Ondée and Tommy Girl)

    I've just sprayed on a little Tommy Girl (thanks to Ebenas), and am astonished to realize I've never had this on my skin before -- and yet it's as familiar as an old, worn house slipper.

    Or maybe...
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    Re: NEW: Marlou - D'Ambiguite !

    I can! I've seen full-frontal females before, but haven't smelled this fragrance before. And now I gotta -- I can never get enough hyraceum in scents, but this one sounds like it might be...
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    Re: NEW: Goop - Edition 03 !

    Never underestimate the power of The Gwyneth....
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    Re: Aggressive ads

    Damn. I'd almost be willing to cancel my subscription just to see that.
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    Re: Aggressive ads

    Time to join Basenotes Plus!
  92. Re: Mixerscent Attar and deep Vintage Sample Pass

    Yoshimi mentions in post #51 above that it seemed the same as the current formulation. Not your experience, apparently.
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    Re: NEW: Goop - Edition 03 !

    If we could connect your second chakra to my third eye maybe we could rule the world.
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays sampling group

    Just don't apply it to your curtains.
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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Anybody have a guess as to the age? Judging from the graphics in the 2nd advert, it looks like maybe late '50s, early '60s?

    I love rubber coated bottles!
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays sampling group

    While I applaud her palate, I'm kinda disappointed. I was hoping for more candy references.
  97. Thread: country flag

    by Cook.bot
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    Re: country flag

    Yep, me too. Quite visible.
  98. Re: NEW: Viktor & Rolf - Six New Limited/Holiday Scents For Women!

    I'd love to know the sales figures for Flowerbomb. They must be sky-high to make V&R thinks there's an audience for all these expensive flankers.
  99. Re: Most masculine fragrance you've ever smelled?

    Aw, c'mon, Starblind! Was I unsuccessful in convincing you to wear it yourself?
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    Re: 4160 Tuesdays sampling group

    Apparently so does Epapsiou.
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