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    Re: Eau Duelle - Diptyque

    me too!!! I got the 1.7 EDT's of Eau Duelle and Do Son at $44 each! I bought them from the reviews I read here...hope it was worth it as a blind buy....I need to stay away from HauteLook...
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    Re: Eau Duelle - Diptyque

    me too!!! I got the 1.7 EDT's of Eau Duelle and Do Son at $44 each! I bought them from the reviews I read here...hope it was worth it as a blind buy....I need to stay away from HauteLook...
  3. Re: New Fragrances: A Lab on Fire - Rose Rebelle and What We Do Is Secret

    I'll have to post again after I've worn it and give the verdict. : )

    FWIW, I'm kind of hoping that Rose Rebelle is more skanky than WWDIPIS, which i find sweet and lovely but not at all skanky. ...
  4. Re: New Fragrances: A Lab on Fire - Rose Rebelle and What We Do Is Secret

    I've been having a relationship with WWDIPIS. It's what i wear when I want to walk in a cloud of gourmandy love. I've been very curious about Rose Rebelle but was having a hard time finding it...
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    Re: Today I Bought - December 2012

    Thanks! I also have Feminite du Bois (my first Serge Lutens). I'm in love with both for very different reasons...his perfumes really speak to me with an expert combination of serenity, pleasure and...
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    Re: Today I Bought - December 2012

    Blue Mercury does a "party" every year, where, if you spend over a certain amount, you get 20% off total purchase. I went in on a few items with a friend and was able to grab one of the last bottles...
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    Re: I need to slow down - this is expensive!!

    I do this too...Most of the time, when i look at my wish list, I'm already "over" one or two of the fragrances and I just cross it out. the ones that stay on the list consistently are the ones I...
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    I'm hitting the virtual "like" button. :)
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    Sorry Dusttdust, i didn't read all the posts, just skimmed. I was being jokey before, but, I think that he could have made the "hero" decision and said NO in the face of potential danger and fear...
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    Luckily for BD, he presumably lives in a free country and has the choice of saying no, as we all do in free societies. This isn't some sort of Bourne movie where the banana republic dictator...
  11. Thread: Ormonde Jayne

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    Re: Ormonde Jayne

    FYI, on facebook, Ormonde Jayne is advertising free worldwide shipping until 10/31/12. I think this may be the time for me to order the FB of Ormonde Jayne Woman---I've been holding off for so long...
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    Re: Vanity Fair's take on Lubin Black Jade

    Very cool article but I'm skeptical too. There are so many differing stories on the perfume she wore that gave her away.
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    I'd never even bothered to try the other Miss Dior's (and Cherie's) on my skin much less buy them...But this one looked different when i passed it...and the name caught my eye because it said Le...
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    Re: Today I Bought: October 2012

    I had been mulling over Gucci guilty and ysl cinema for weeks as an easy fall designer fragrance, but the second I sniffed the new miss Dior le parfum I ordered it immediately. No mulling. It's...
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    Re: Washington DC?

    FYI: The Saks 5th Ave in Friendship Heights now has a By Kilian counter.
  16. Re: A conversation with two SAs in a department store

    This has to be my favorite!!!!! I nearly spat out perfectly good chenin blanc reading this one!!!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 17 September 2012

    Good Morning,

    I don't usually post here, but since my SOTD is not in the directory, I thought I'd join you all, if that's ok...

    Cafe Rose; Tom Ford
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    Instead of going straight home from work, I went to nordstrom. Walked in to have a look-sniff and walked out with Cafe Rose. I guess I won't eat til thanksgiving. :embarassed:

    But the SA did...
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    Re: Seeking Oriental Tiger Lilly fragrance

    Hi there. I'd suggest Ginger Lily by Shanghai Tang but it's really hard to find, especially in the u.s. my bottle is getting low and the Shanghai Tang website doesn't sell it. The NY store may have...
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    Re: Best way to get compliments with your frag?

    In my mind, the perfume is a conduit for someone who wants to talk to you. The best thing a person can wear to get a *real* compliment is a smile.

    ...or pasties. Pasties work. But not for men;...
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 6 September 2012

    Purchased Sabons's Zohar Musk (unisex) in NY last weekend. Loving it so far. Nice sillage and feels very calming to my frazzled nerves...excellent buy for only $30-something.

    (tried to attach...
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    I went a little nuts and bought:

    Anne Pliska EDP 50ml (Lucky Scent)
    Hermessence Ambre Narguile EDP 4ml sample tube (Ebay)
    Hermessence Rose Ikebana EDP 4ml sample tube (Ebay)
    Vintage Carven Ma...
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    Re: Today I Bought September 2012

    Nice deal! I sampled it from LS too and loved it...may have to check out that website!
  24. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    Thanks birdboy! Good to know. I always heard the saying "the heart wants what it wants," but in my case my nose wants what it wants! Tania loves TM angel but I can't stand it....go figure...
  25. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    That's what I love about perfume. There's no wrong answer. :)

    Sure, there was a bit of snark in some of the reviews, but the descriptions were honest. The snark was simply how the reviewers felt...
  26. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    I borrowed the hardcover guide (aka bible even?) from the library and had to give it back. I'll get my very own ( in hardcover cos its gorgeous) and they'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands to...
  27. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    I went nuts at the library and currently have every book written about perfume in my house for the next three weeks. :undecided:
    I've always loved perfume but really got into it when I read Perfume...
  28. Re: "Perfume" by JC Ellena Kindle edition is .99

    I just got it too! Very exciting...can't wait to start it after I finish emperor of scent!
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    Re: If I were to walk into chanel today....

    I was invited to a guerlain event at the friendship heights' neimans. Apparently one of the honchos at guerlain flagship in Paris is bringing in some scents from the vault. You should try to go. Its...
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    Re: If I were to walk into chanel today....

    By the way, is it me or does coromandel dry down very incensey? I may get a decant of bois des iles instead of a FB...

    I realize I didn't try out all the exclusives. 31 rue de cambon was one. ...
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    Re: If I were to walk into chanel today....

    Hi all.

    Thanks for all the responses. It was a long long long day and I was not able to connect to Internet because my bus to NY did not happen to have wifi or outlets, so I was incommunicado to...
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    Re: If I were to walk into chanel today....

    Thanks gandhajala! I intend to provide a full report and even provide a pic if I can figure out how to post it here. : /
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    If I were to walk into chanel today....

    ....what is a must purchase from the exclusives? At $110 I can only only afford the 2.5 oz edt's. I intend to sniff them all, but need to have a clear "tiebreaker" opinion just in case.

    I own no....
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi all! I signed up a few weeks ago and overlooked this thread to introduce myself properly. Whoops. So, Hi everyone.

    I'm new to this website but not to perfume...I've been surrounded by...
  35. Re: Are fragrances "fresher" and "newer" at Sephora/Nordstrom/Macys than at the online discounters

    While I'm new to BN, I've been buying perfume for years and years. However, recently, I've become concerned with how Sephora (and even Macys/Nordstroms) displays its perfumes. The boxes and testers...
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