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    Re: SOTD Monday 4th May 2015

    House twins this evening with 30 Roses in C&E Sandalwood. I like it a lot, it's spicy and creamy and I think it smells like sandalwood. It also layers well with other fragrances.
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    Re: Fans of Aoud and Roja Dove Rejoice.

    To my nose those three will be ghastly. I'll be staying far, far away. I hate the names, too.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 4th May 2015

    That photo is so cute, CapriDog, and Happy Birthday Mocha!

    I'm doused in Amouage Gold today. Edging the yard and must do something to elevate mundane activities!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 3rd May 2015

    No florals of any kind today, I went to the opera and they have a "no scent" policy. Afterward, I came home and cleaned the car, so I smell of Windex. Tomorrow, though, I'll be breaking out one of...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 2nd May 2015

    VC&A Bois d'Iris today, I'm getting a haircut and running errands and wanted something light. Happy Saturday, all!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 1st May 2015

    Mike, sounds like you had a marvelous evening, and I would love a treehouse restaurant here in Portland.

    Jon, PerfumedLady, and teardrop, may I please join the Loud Florals Club? I love 'em.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    kumquat, Loretta sounds wonderful--I'll have to give it a try, and Foustie, I'll sniff Blu as well. I'm wearing Panthere parfum today and it is ravishing.
  8. Re: CONUS Ostara sample group, a daffodiil soliflore

    Hoping mine comes today, but the mailman doesn't arrive until close to 4:30!
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    Re: Most worn in April 2015

    I wore A La Nuit twice, everything else was a single wear, but lots of jasmine and tuberose.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Tuberose is one of my favorite notes. I have TC, Panthere, Carnal Flower, Carolina Herrera, Fracas, Mona di Orio's Tubereuse, EL Tuberose Gardenia, Hiram Green Moon Bloom, and a bunch of samples....
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 30th April 2015

    So many great pictures today! Thanks everyone--I admit to being tech-impaired, can't do the photo thing at all.

    I'm wearing FM Eau de Magnolia for a day of yoga, yardwork, and planning more home...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 29th April 2015

    House twins with everyone in Chanel today--I'm wearing Bois des Iles parfum.
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    Today's sample was Jardenia. The first whiff struck me as ammoniacal and almost urinous, but that quickly faded and the mushroom note blossomed. I got no blue cheese or greenness at all. As the...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 28th April 2015

    Continuing my exploration of JAR with Jardenia this morning. It's still in the mushroom stage, but I think I smell a flower starting to creep in!

    Hi, PerfumedLady! I'm pretty new here, it's nice...
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    Re: Does creed make a good jasmin?

    I had Bulgari Jasmin Noir until I looked for better jasmines, so I gave it away. I found Jasmin Noir to be a sweet, light, non-indolic jasmine with poor longevity. The Imperatrice is much...
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    Re: Powerhouse Fragrances for women

    The ones in my wardrobe are Opium, Carolina Herrera Carolina Herrera, Lou Lou, Casmir, Amarige, and Obsession. I spray with abandon when I'm at home but use caution when I know I'm going out as I...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 27th April 2015

    Good morning! Yesterday's tuberose is still hanging around so I continued it today with Carnal Flower.
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    Re: Does creed make a good jasmin?

    Creed has Jasmin Imperatrice Eugenie and Jasmal that I know of. I have JIE and quite like it but I haven't smelled Jasmal.
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    I started out with Bolt of Lightning because there was just the tiniest smidge in the bottom of the vial, not even a drop--maybe half a drop--and I was afraid it might evaporate, or spontaneously...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 26th April 2015

    Congrats on your 10K milestone, N.Cal!

    I am wearing JAR Bolt of Lightning from cacio's sample pass. I smell good, if I do say so myself.
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    James, the samples arrived this afternoon and the box is so fragrant! I'll start sampling tomorrow. Thanks so much to cacio for giving me the opportunity to sniff these.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th April 2015

    kitsch, Happy Anniversary!

    I am painting closet doors today as the clouds gather overhead for the thunderstorm predicted for later. My morning scent had a sour incense drydown, so I spritzed FM...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 25th April 2015

    I'm wearing Neela Vermeire's Ashoka today, from a decant swap. I'm enjoying the milky coconut green-y notes but probably won't buy a bottle.

    Happy weekend everyone!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 24th April 2015

    Congrats, Hednic--What a milestone!
    Happy Birthday, Teardrop! An Italian dinner out sounds wonderful for a birthday celebration.
    ErinK-Monday and Tuesday will fly by, what with cleaning out and...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 23rd April 2015

    Happy St. George's Day to those who celebrate!

    Mike, sorry to hear you are still congested; I hope you can still taste that cake, it sounds wonderful.

    I'm wearing Donna Karan Gold this morning.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 22nd April 2015

    Roberto is wearing my wardrobe icon scent, L'HB. You smell divine, sweetie.

    It is a little bit cold here today and after an early dental appointment I wanted the comfort of something warm--Youth...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21st April 2015

    Mike, I hope you are feeling better!

    Good luck, Ineespenes!

    I'm in Dior Grand Bal today, from a sample. It's nice, but I have lots of jasmines just as nice (or better) so not FBW.
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    I'll be keeping an eye out, James. Looking forward to your comments as well.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    I'm wearing Pichola tonight, from a sample. Apparently on me tuberose+vetiver+watery notes=celery. It's celery with some spices sprinkled on it now, but for most of the afternoon it was just celery.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 20th April 2015

    80F and sunny today, so I'm in Guerlain Terracotta edp. I feel like I should be wearing a sundress and shades but I haven't dragged those out of the off-season closet yet.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 19th April 2015

    I'm sampling Tory Birch today as I try to make a dent in Mt. Sample. It epitomizes why I largely moved away from department store scents and into indie/niche. It's grapefruit/orange on a...
  32. Re: CONUS Ostara sample group, a daffodiil soliflore

    After Kafkaesque's rave review, I'd love to try it! Thanks, 30 Roses, for thinking of this.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 18th April 2015

    It's a glorious Saturday morning here and I am wafting an enormous cloud of A La Nuit as I do yardwork. The concert last night was amazing--there were about 50 of us in the great room of a generous...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 17th April 2015

    I'm also sort of in synch today with a mfg sample of EL Tuberose Gardenia. I loved it and bought a bottle which just arrived but figured I'd polish off the sample before starting the new one. I am...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 16th April 2015

    TF Shanghai Lily for this lovely morning. Rynegne and sib, Happy Birthday!

    Kiliwia, glad you are safe.

    ineespenes, so happy that your indisposition lasted only a short time.

    ErinK, you're...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 15th April 2015

    Just a quick drop-in this am as I dash out the door--sampling L'Artisan Seville a l'Aube. I tried this one a few years ago and this morning it is doing better sprayed rather than dabbed, but it's...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Jon, I never smelled the original Cuiron, but I quite liked the reissue--Suede-y, new wallet leather softened with citrus and flowers--but it quickly became a skin scent on me. I'll use up the rest...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 14th April 2015

    Sampling Helmut Lang Cuiron today.

    Happy Tuesday, everyone!
  39. Re: Advice needed from the fairer sex: Inexpensive safe bets...?

    Pacifica or Demeter make loads of appealing scents. I like Pacifica's Lilac or Tunisian Jasmine (they come in solids, too,) and Demeter does a small, inexpensive size.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    A mini parfum of Versace Blonde.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 13th April 2015

    Perfumer twins with Asha in Parfumerie Generale Intrigant Patchouli. I got a tiny bit of this is a swap. If I needed a patchouli this would be in the running for sure, but I fear my days of smelling...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 12th April 2015

    Sampling En Voyage Fiore di Bellagio today. At the opening, I get a big hit of honey, though it's not listed in the notes, followed by green and rose notes. It seems faceted, as each sniff brings a...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 11th April 2015

    Gosh, everybody smells great today!

    I'm wearing A La Nuit to liven up a day of household chores and errands.

    Congratulations, Kiliwia on 6000 posts! And for taking on the duties of moderator! I...
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    Re: Today I bought April 2015

    AG Songes (In the old packaging. I never believe it when a house says they're only changing the packaging and not the scent.)
    EL PC Tuberose Gardenia.
    Donna Karan Gold.
    Can you tell I like BWFs? ;)
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    Re: SOTD Friday 10th April 2015

    In synch today with Carolina Herrera Carolina Herrera. I only have about 20 ml of this left and prices on ebay are rising fast so I wear it on special days.

    I'm glad the Illinois folks are okay,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 9th April 2015

    Happy Birthday, cazaubon!

    SSS Champagne de Bois today.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Thank you, teardrop!

    ErinK, hope you are feeling better. Hot chocolate with marshmallows helps me.
  48. Poll: Re: Are Female Compliment Getter Fragrances Entirely Unnecessary???

    As I have mentioned in other threads on this topic, how a man smells is very low on my list of what I'm looking for in a guy. If the man is not to my liking, what scent he wears won't change my...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 8th April 2015

    Hope you are feeling better, Xscent (who smells wonderful) and Jon (who also smells wonderful).

    I'm wearing Montale Jasmin Full, one of my biggest WFs, which is saying a lot as I love BWFs.
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    Re: Brutal Honesty 101: What and why?

    You seem to understand already--it's not about the scent, it's about the man. Even though I don't care for vetiver, if my man does, and I care for him, I'm not really going to make his fragrance a...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 7th April 2015

    Yes indeed, Roberto smells good today.

    I am sampling Il Profumo Vanille Bourbon today but not loving it. I'm washing it and putting on Sarrasins.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 6th April 2015

    I'm wearing Good Girl Gone Bad right now, I have a dental appt later and it should be gone by then. Hope everyone is having a good Monday.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 5th April 2015

    Adding my Easter wishes to all who celebrate. Congrats, ExtremeK, on asking for what you want and getting it--I can "hear" the happiness in your post!

    Sampling Atelier Sous le toit de Paris on...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 4th April 2015

    I'm sampling Chanel Gardenia edt today. It's nice but I was expecting so much more. I get tuberose and jasmine and green and watery notes, but I wanted a big white flower. JNFP.
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    Re: Most worn in March and first quarter of 2015

    For March, single wears for everything, although I wore something twice each from the houses of Chanel, Guerlain, Malle, and Lutens. The quarterly report is single wears as well.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 3nd April 2015

    After my workout shower I'm in synch with PG Un Crime Exotique, which reminds me less of crime and more of a bakeshop full of cinnamon buns. I may have to locate some--after all, it's Easter Sunday...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 2nd April 2015

    Larimar, G, and Jon I am laughing into my sandwich at your banter. So funny...

    I'm wearing Patou Sublime and there is a sour, bitter note that is spoiling it for me. It's subsiding a bit now but...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 1st April 2015

    I am so gullible...thanks for reminding me about April Fool's, all!

    Let's see...
    Congrats to G on 5000 posts! From my perspective that's a lot!
    Happy Birthday Xscent and may you have many more!...
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    i am thrilled to be part of this. Thanks so much, cacio.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 31st March 2015

    En Passant today, for showers, hail, and thunderstorms in the forecast.
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    Re: mini pass the sample: JAR

    I'm pretty new, but if there is a slot for me I'd love to be included!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    SOTE is Eau de Joy.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 30th March 2015

    Oh Larimar, you smell so good!

    I am sampling Atelier Sud Magnolia this morning. So far, it smells like rose and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Nice, but not what the bottle advertised. Hoping for...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th March 2015

    Vintage No. 5 cologne today. Such fizzy aldehydes!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 27th March 2015

    Happy Birthday, Foustie, and I hope you have a wonderful time in Milan!

    Congratulations on the new addition, Kiliwia. Babies are such happy events.

    Congratulations also to 30Roses-you must be...
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    Re: Aventus batch numbers

    You can remove the atomizer spray top and use a syringe to pull up the fragrance through the tube. YouTube has a bunch of videos on the technique. Look for perfume decanting.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 26th March 2015

    And yet more Serge-De Profundis
  68. Thread: cumin note

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    Re: cumin note

    Vero.Profumo Rubj edp has a big cumin presence, so much so that in the first few minutes all I want to do is go find a taco stand. It settles pretty quickly, though, and lends a little growl to the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 25th March 2015

    CapriDog, thanks for the eye-opener this morning. I had to blink twice to make sure I was seeing correctly!

    Ineespenes, take care! Hope you rest and recuperate for the rest of the day.

    Tiziana...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 24th March 2015

    Erin, that's great news!

    Dora I hope you are feeling better.

    Teardrop, I made the same vow when I went back to school. The satisfaction of a job completed felt better than the anxiety of...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2015

    Guerlain Terracotta. Pining for warmer weather here.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 23rd March 2015

    Tubereuse Criminelle for this rainy day. We had hail yesterday and more is forecast for today.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 22nd March 2015

    Tauer Le Maroc pour Elle. I'm going to the symphony tonight and by then the sillage should be minimal but I'll still smell good.
  74. Thread: Imagine that

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    Re: Imagine that

    My vintage L'Heure Bleu parfum. I've never found anything else that compares to its loveliness on me.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 21st March 2015

    Sorry to hear you aren't feeling well, Kiliwia. I hope you feel better soon.

    National Fragrance Day, yay! In its honor, I should buy something, shouldn't I?

    In Paco Rabanne La Nuit today.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 20th March 2015

    Not in synch right now, I'm wearing Hiram Green Moon Bloom. but later I'm going to hear Taylor John Williams sing and will wear some Tobacco Vanille-I know there's a sample here somewhere. Like...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 19th March 2015

    I'm sampling Xerjoff Irisss today. It's lovely, but not $725 worth of lovely, you know?

    Oh Erin, so hoping you get the job!

    Mike, love your scent and I'm happy the new receptionist is working...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th March 2015

    Happy belated birthday, cestrum nocturnum!

    I'm wearing Amouage Tribute today in celebration of snagging tickets to Mark Knopfler in September. It was the first day of sales and I am up in the...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 17th March 2015

    SOTD is Carner Barcelona D600. Having a massage and going to the dentist today (I probably should have reversed the order of the appointments, but...)

    Robin, give Loki a hug from me. I love dogs,...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2015

    I love it too. You have reminded me that I should get more ;)
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    Re: SOTD Monday 16th March 2015

    Happy Birthday, Dora! (and thanks to Jon for checking and posting the birthday folks).

    I'm trying Isabey La Route d'Emeraude today. It's a nice blended white floral, but nothing ground-breaking. ...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 15th March 2015

    Happy Mothering Sunday!

    I am sampling Loree Rodkin Gothic I today. Vanilla, patchouli, some spices. It's okay, if I didn't have a LOT of vanilla scents I would probably like it more. It's not...
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    Re: Opium - Please, Please Somebody Help!

    Hi, Betsy-I just looked at my bottle of Sanofi Opium edt and I have five numbers on the bottom-70161. Hope this helps!
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13th March 2015

    tdem1961 I hope you are having a lovely day in celebration of your anniversary!
    SOTD is Musc Ravageur, SOTE will be in synch with Diaghilev.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 12th March 2015

    Happy Birthday, ExtremeK!

    SOTD is Youth Dew Amber Nude. I don't wear this much, I like the original Youth Dew better, but I thought I'd give it a try today.
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 11th March 2015

    I'm keeping my fingers crossed for you, ErinK.

    ineespenes, chin up! Men (and women, too) can behave oddly sometimes. I have fingers crossed for you, too.

    rynegne, I missed Limed but I have some...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 10th March 2015

    MDCI Promesse de l'Aube today. I had forgotten about this, it was hidden behind a bigger box. It's really pretty on me today.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 9th March 2015

    Gosh, the weekend went by so quickly! Wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris Absolue on this lovely spring day.

    Zeniba have a wonderful time!

    TechieTechie, the original Shalimar and I don't get along...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 8th March 2015

    House of Matriarch Bohemian Black on this glorious sunny day.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 7th March 2015

    Xscent, Craiglist has a large Personals section. I was searching for firewood when I decided to see if there was anyone my age looking around in the Man seeking Woman section.

    ErinK, Robin-in-Fla,...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 5th March 2015

    TF Shanghai Lily today. I have a coffee date tomorrow with a guy I "met" via Craigslist. Any suggestions for what scent I should wear?
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 4th March 2015

    Taking no prisoners this morning in Sarrasins.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    SOTE is DelRae Wit, from my new bottle. No hail here, it's the warmest winter on record here in Oregon, and I'm a skier! Well, there's always next year, I suppose.

    Good luck on your cleanse,...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2015

    Parfums DelRae Wit. I am craving spring-like scents and this and California Reverie (that I bought last week) fit the bill.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 3rd March 2015

    Indult Tihota today.
  96. Re: Ladies- which fragrance gets you the most compliments?

    I had a year-long relationship evolve from a man asking what scent I was wearing--It was Tocade. I told him and he demanded that I spell it as I don't think he thought I was pronouncing it correctly...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 2nd March 2015

    Carnal Flower on this perfect spring morning.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 1st March 2015

    Another beautiful sunny day here and I'm in Tauer Incense Rose before heading out to the weekend market. I hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 28th February 2015

    A glorious sunny day here in Portland OR, and I'm wearing the original Lolita Lempicka. Happy weekend, everyone!
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    Re: Most worn in February 2015

    I wore Panthere de Cartier twice this month, everything else was a single wear.
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