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    Re: SotD Friday 25 February 2011

    I am wearing 31 Rue Cambon from my Perfumed Court (kiss, kiss) decant, and trying to decide if I want a full bottle. Mainstream Chanels are not good on me, but the Les Exclusives suit me better. Just...
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    Re: Scent Mall (Bulgaria) order not sent nor refund given

    Nevena, thank you for that valuable information, it sounds as if you have done a lot of research. I'm glad you found out before ordering.

    I will contact my bank, but I will not give in badgering...
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    Scent Mall (Bulgaria) order not sent nor refund given

    Basenoters,

    Does anyone have any experience of Scent Mall online shop, based in Bulgaria? (http://www.scentmall.org)

    Last November I ordered 4 different scents from them on the same order. I...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 9 February 2011

    I'm wearing Balenciaga Talisman.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 01 February 2011

    This evening I'm wearing FRACAS
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    Re: SotD: Saturday, 29th January, 2011

    My SotE is Noix de Tubereuse by Miller Harris. I love this.
  7. Re: New movie: Miss Piggy plays Vogue editor. Let's give her a fragrance wardrobe.

    Sarah Jessica Porker - SJP


    Marinade de Cochon , by Chopard
  8. Re: New movie: Miss Piggy plays Vogue editor. Let's give her a fragrance wardrobe.

    Pork Avenue
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    Re: SotD Thursday 27 January 2011

    I've been glued to Fendi Theorema for weeks. Today is no exception.
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    Re: Back on Basenotes

    Hello PurpleBird - I'm so glad you are in a position to return to BN.

    When I first joined BN you were the first to reach out and engage with me (re Montales, as I recall), and your generosity...
  11. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak, January 1 and/or 2, 2011 ★★★ ORIENTALS

    I'm late to the party but I've been wearing Guerlain's IRIS GANACHE

    Evangeline describes my feelings on it in her description upthread.
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    Re: 2011 - happy new year everyone

    I wish you all a very happy new year, especially to our friends in Oz who are already a year ahead of us!

    Best wishes for a fragrant 2011 to all BNers and their loved ones. Enjoy yourselves!
  13. Re: SOTD Friday 31 of December 2010 - New Year's Eve

    My SotD was a light touch of Roger & Gallet ginger scented water.

    My SotE will be Annick Goutal's Nuits d'Hadrien, an old favourite to welcome a new year. I've neglected ny Goutals of late. As...
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    Re: SotD Friday 24 December, Christmas Eve

    Happy Christmas to one and all.

    Guerlain NEW YORK for me this morning.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st December, 2010.

    I forgot to post me SotD. It was, and still is, Guerlain's New York edt.
  16. Re: Sharing some scent GEMS I managed to unearth since August. What are your GEMs for 2010? Do share

    Gorgeous perfumes, Dom. I wish you well to wear them.
  17. Poll: Re: What percentage of your wardrobe is discontinued, limited edition, or pre-reformulated?

    Having taken a closer look at my wardrobe, I would say it comprises a lot more than the 50% I originally guessed. More like 75%.
  18. Re: Found some vintage Ricci L'Air Pafum. Info anyone?

    The real stuff is gorgeous, one of the great perfumes. You have a great find there , Hirch.
  19. Poll: Re: What percentage of your wardrobe is discontinued, limited edition, or pre-reformulated?

    Since I stocked up I too decided not to skimp on anything above 50ml. I am still careful with anything difficult to replace, or very expensive such vintage Mitsouko extrait. That sort of thing is for...
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    Re: SotD Monday 20 December

    Another day in PG 02 COZE. Lovely.
  21. Poll: Re: What percentage of your wardrobe is discontinued, limited edition, or pre-reformulated?

    I've listed mine as 50%. It's a good guess, and it includes decants as well as full bottles.

    I've spent time and money stocking up on niche, older formulations, dicontinued frags including great...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19 December 2010

    My SotD has been Perfumerie Generale 02 COZE to keep me warm. It will continue into the evening and probably still be there when I wake up in the morning.
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    Re: Valentino changing hands and being repackaged

    Kevin, I don't know if that one - Valentino - is on reduced sale at TK Maxx, but I know that they are selling Very Valentino and Absolu. I don't know any of them at all. The only Valentino I know is...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18 December 2010

    Well you smell bloody gorgeous to me, kid.
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    I think it looks great the way it is , cello.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18 December 2010

    I am with Joe in Zagorsk.
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    Re: Valentino changing hands and being repackaged

    Thanks Gblue. It is useful to have info from someone working on the inside.
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    It looks fine because it is the standard way we use day/month/year; the US uses month/day/year. The latter is maddening to UK users, and we make efforts to reverse it at work whenever we use...
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    Nothing, but nothing, looks better with American-style dates. But it's your work, so as you wish.

    What format do you use in Denmark?
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    Re: Valentino changing hands and being repackaged

    That's later than I thought. It will be off the mainstream shelves till then?
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    Re: What scent will you wear for Christmas?

    I don't normally plan perfumes in advance, but it's a good bet that I will wear
    Lucien Lelong's Indiscret, which is a Christmas gift.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17 December 2010

    I am in sync with a random sample, but I have cheated slightly. The first sample on a blind grab was Terre d'Hermes, but I have a full bottle and wear it from time to time. I don't think that counts....
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr !
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays

    I am in sync with a random sample, but I have cheated slightly. The first sample on a blind grab was Terre d'Hermes, but I have a full bottle and wear it from time to time. I don't think that counts....
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16 December 2010

    My SotD was a test of McQueen . Not my style, glad to wash it away. Not sure I've quite succeeded. It's a clinger.


    My SotE is Guerlain's light and woodsy NEW YORK edt from the Les Voyages...
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    Re: What fragrance most smells like a stripper?

    <------- male board that way

    ---------> pseud's corner that way
  37. Re: A fragrance that smells like "soap"- clean, smooth & elegant

    Try Hermes Caleche.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 15 December 2010

    No, we really couldn't care less, but the media will flog it to death anyway.
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    Re: Frags For Deep Thinkers ?

    coolbeans, CB I Hate Perfume has a scent called In The Library. Check this out

    http://www.cbihateperfume.com/in-the-library.html
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    Re: Valentino changing hands and being repackaged

    Thanks for that, I must have misunderstood her ( I thought it sounded slightly odd). I was impressed at the staff in a big dept store being so keen to keep me informed. They went off for a while to...
  41. Thread: what next??!!

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    Re: what next??!!

    Ambre Sultan is amazing. You must try it.
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    Valentino changing hands and being repackaged

    I have seen Valentino scents in TK Maxx recently but you can't test them in that shop. I went to another store to test them, but was told that they are not in stock till the new year. Valentino has...
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    Re: Batting for the other team...

    CJ, my SotD reminds me of you. It is Guerlain's Moscou edt from the Les Voyages range:

    The notes include fir, white musk, mimosa, lilac, incense, rum, saffron, fruits (cranberry, redcurrant,...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 15 December 2010

    I'm in Guerlain's MOSCOU/MOSCOW edt from the Les Voyages range.

    The notes include fir, white musk, mimosa, lilac, incense, rum, saffron, fruits (cranberry, redcurrant, raisins, plum), bergamot,...
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    Re: Batting for the other team...

    CJ, if you have not already tried it, I would strongly recommend
    Perfumerie Generale 02 COZÉ
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14 December 2010

    I am wearing Fath de Fath edp today.
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    Hi Dimi, I should have said qtr fl oz, not qtr ml.

    I can't see a date stamp on the atomiser. Neither is there one on the case, nor the box. There is a small blue label on the bottom that reads...
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    Dimi, regarding your find of the Jicky atomiser, I have a qtr ml of Mitsouko in the same one. I don't know when it was produced in that form; do you have any idea? I have the case for the atomiser,...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 December 2010

    We've got you on a live feed, Quarry. Slow down with the page turning, dear, I'm reading that book over your shoulder.

    It was good fun watching you search for that soap.
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    Re: What are you buying yourself for Christmas?

    My word, there are some wonderful gifts to selves in this thread.

    I'm getting myself my first full bottle of Borneo 1834. I've relied on samples and tiny decants until now. I long to have a...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 December 2010

    I'm in need of BORNEO 1834 today.

    Have good week everyone.
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    Re: Lutens gateway drugs?

    I started with Fleurs d'Oranger. The day I first tested Lutens I had Fd'O on one hand and Daim Blond on the other. I can remember it like yesterday. I went shopping for books afterwards - my happiest...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10 December 2010

    devilcat, that's a fantastic bargain. Well done you.

    I'm in sync with CHANEL No. 18 from Les Exlusives

    I can't find a proper note list for this, but it includes ambrette seeds, rose, iris,...
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    Re: Your Best Discovery of 2010?

    Perfumerie Generale Coze 02.

    It wasn't what I went out looking for, but it was what I came home with - thank goodness. What a great find it has turned out to be.
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    Re: SotD 07 December 2010

    If you opened your cupboard, looked at 400 perfumes, and thought No, I've nothing to wear! I'd say that qualifies you as a BNer
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    Re: SotD 07 December 2010

    My SotD has been Tom Ford NOIR de NOIR

    I know it is classed as a chypre, but has anyone told you yet it is a gourmand? Specifically it is Options low fat Chocolate Cherry powdered drink. And I...
  57. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 ★★★ GOURMAND

    I didn't wear a scent today (gasp) but I've been looking forward to my SotE, just applied. It is Ava Luxe's WILD BLACKBERRY MUSK. Notes include wild blackberries, Madagascar vanilla, white rose, skin...
  58. Re: SoTD ,Friday December 3rd,2010 Syncronized Friday :launched 1921-1930

    For this sync day I've been wearing

    TOUJOURS MOI de CORDAY (1924)

    This is a version from the 1960s, not the one reformulated in the 90s. The notes include orange blossom, lavendar, jasmine,...
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    Re: SotD, Thursday December 2nd 2010

    Many Happy Returns to Mimi !
    I hope you are having a lovely day



    I'm wearing MONK by Michael Storer
  60. Re: Leather fans,feast your eyes on my FIND of the year!

    Gorgeous bottle.

    Let the perfume museums and curators preserve their supplies for posterity - the rest was made to be worn. It is a living thing, don't abandon it to the darkness.

    Enjoy that...
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    Re: SotD, Wednesday December 1st 2010

    Chaya, how lovely to see your sorry bottom again (now put it away, dear). I wondered where you were. I was away from BN for a year and came back to find that you, and others, had gone AWOL.

    Happy...
  62. Re: My new Vintage Vol de Nuit Purchase - I feel blessed!

    WANTED: one elderly French gentleman, any condition. Emotional baggage and family
    heirlooms will be tolerated. Must have GSOH, and not too picky.
  63. Re: SoTD -THANKSGIVING DAY - Thursday ,November 25 2010

    Happy Thanksgiving to our US friends!
    Enjoy your special day and night wherever you are.



    My SotE is the incomparably beautiful
    Guerlain Paris Tokyo
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19 November 2010

    Sorry to quote myself here, but I must add an update to this:

    I'm still in sync this evening with vintage DIORLING. I'm wearing a leather fragrance for a change. The first minute was agony, the...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 19 November 2010

    Happy wedding day, Evangeline .
    May you have a long and happy life together.


    I was in sync today with the current formulation of DIORISSIMO which I like very much. I must try the vintage of...
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    Re: SotD : Wednesday, November, 17th, 2010

    Let's hope he never finds out it was YOU! Good scam, Q.

    Loved the avatar storyboard.
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    Re: SotD : Wednesday, November, 17th, 2010

    Welcome to Mrs. H, elizrj, and iechris.



    .. My scent of the day and evening:

    YSL vintage OPIUM


    It is just the edt strength, but this juice is DYNAMITE! I'm thrilled to have it.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 16 November 2010

    .....Quarry: best wishes to tide you over a rough ride.



    My SotD has been so gently lovely that I have refreshed it this evening:

    SMALTO DONNA edp

    This scent, of which I have a 15ml...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 November 2010

    Good morning scent addicts; you smell lovely today.

    This morning I'm wearing - and loving - CHANEL No 19 edp. This is the yellow juice of the last but one formlation.

    I'm undecided about...
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    Re: Tell me what to wear tomorrow

    If I were to pass you in the street in New York, I'd hope to get a waft of that Rive Gauche.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 November 2010

    Me too.

    N'Aimez Que Moi
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday November 9th 2010

    Lily, SV is in short supply these days, but I'm surprised it doesn't get more love on BN.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 10 November 2010

    A dandy caberet - what could be better?

    Here is a name that takes me back a few years :

    Rifat Ozbek - OZBEK edp

    I feel somewhat overdressed in this rich boozy floral, but it is none the...
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    Re: SotD, Tuesday November 9th 2010

    Good morning BNers. We're almost running a Sync day thus far. I'm wearing this
    discontinued gem:

    Laura Biagiotti SOTTO VOCE (nose, Sophia Grojsman)

    I think of this woody/fruity/floral as the...
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    Re: which perfume has the long lasting fragrance?

    Rumba by Balenciaga. Three days' worth from one application. And it gets better each day.
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    Re: Unsung Treasures

    This excellent thread has led me to Balenciaga Talisman, which I now love unreservedly, both juice and bottle. . Thanks to the BNer who brought it to us here.
  77. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 ★★★ SPICY

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    For S'n'S Spicy Saturday I'm wearing Kenzo Jungle l'Elephant

    According to cautious perfume pages the notes are airy mandarin, fresh cardamom, cumin and clove, ylang-ylang,...
  78. Re: How about a "Inexpensive & Admired By Me" Thread?

    Jovan Musk cologne - five quid for 60mls.
  79. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 ★★★ SPICY

    This is probably my favourite group. Roll on Saturday. It may be a multi-spice day.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 03 November 2010

    I didn't need a new SotD - I'm still wearing last evening's RUMBA 24 hours after application. What a fragrance!

    In Quarry's review she calls this 'hot and busy'. I concur, but would add that...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 02 November 2010

    My SotD was a gentle waft of En Passant

    I'm at the other end of the scale this evening in RRRRRRRRRUMBAAAAAA!!!

    The latter was a swap with TTTL. Where is she? In fact, where is almost everyone?...
  82. Re: SotD Friday 29 October: Synchronised Niche Perfume Day

    My Scent of the Day is the truest rose I ever smelled

    Annette Nueffer Opulentals:

    ABSOLUE DE ROSE

    Top:
    Bergamot, Clementine, Tunisian Neroli, Violet Leaf, Galbanum
    Heart:
    French...
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    Re: New Heat Rush from Beyonce

    Another vote here for Heat Rash. Perhaps the next flanker is Bush Thrush.

    Clamydia is a pretty name name for a scent. Has it been done yet?
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    Re: SotD-Saturday the 23th of October 2010!

    Sophie, 2000 posts and you joined us only in May this year. I diagnose an addiction for which there is no known cure.

    Well, I threw open my cupboard with a mass of fragrances and thought - my...
  85. Re: Jean Paul Guerlain racist comments - DON'T BUY GUERLAIN

    How do you know that?
  86. Re: Jean Paul Guerlain racist comments - DON'T BUY GUERLAIN

    I see your point Suga, but this was never an apolitical thread. Digression is what happens naturally when civilised people sit down and have a conversation. I am relieved that BN can accommodate such...
  87. Re: Jean Paul Guerlain racist comments - DON'T BUY GUERLAIN

    Hirsch: Good man yerself. Job done.



    "We hope to regain your trust - and your money -soon."
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    Re: SoTD ~ Thursday October 20th 2010

    Good morning. It's an early start for me.


    I didn't post yesterday on Spirit Day, so I've changed my avatar today to reflect my support for this on BN


    Today's scent is


    Laura...
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    Re: SoTD - Sunday, October 17th 2010

    Amouage
    DIA POUR FEMME


    A soft, clean floral
  90. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    I wear my Amouage samples only for reference, syncs, tests, and hardly ever as a SotD. That's why I've still got some left after all this time.

    I want to wear it properly now. I might choose one...
  91. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    Here is a better option for sampling the line: from their website, a white box of ten x 2.5 ml fragrances for 65 euros:

    http://www.amouage.com/boutique/products/?ID=14
  92. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    The Ubar perfume sampler and small tub of body cream were among my free gifts when I bought the white box.

    When fumes are as expensive as Amouage, there's no point buying a full bottle blind...
  93. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    I just found this:

    http://www.amouage.com/boutique/products/?ID=205

    Their proper minis are now 7.5 ml and are 180 euros for six.

    My minis (or samples really) are approx 2.5 ml and a box...
  94. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    I bought my first box of minis directly from Amouage by emailing and asking if they had any samples. That was about five years ago. They came beautifully presented in a black box, and it contained...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday 16th October 2010

    My SotD was Annick Goutal VANILLE EXQUISE

    My SotE is MUSC RAVAGEUR

    Spot the theme. I could eat myself.
  96. Re: Going for my first Amouage purchase: Which one should I buy unsniffed?

    Amouage sell great minis. No reason to buy a full botlle unsniffed.

    With minis and free gifts, including lotions as well as perfumes, I've got a very nice collection of Amouage without spending...
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    Re: The Different Company in London?

    Have you tried Harvey Nicks? I've bought TDC from them in the past.
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    Re: SoTD ~ Monday October 11th 2010

    I've just read that it was created in 1995 so I must have bought it right at the start. It seems to have been with me forever. The write-ups say it is a light floral which smells like crisp fresh air...
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    Re: SoTD ~ Monday October 11th 2010

    Dom, you obviously have the original and not the Long Lost Perfumes version. You've got some beautiful stuff.

    Today I'm wearing TEMPORE DONNA from Laura Biagiotti

    I wanted a light and cheery...
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    Re: SoTD - Saturday 9th October 2010

    Dom, I'm a great fan of 1000. Your version looks fascinating. I don't own the juice in any vintage except for store samples, but the body lotion is fantastically fragranced and lasts all day. Mine...
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