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    Re: SOTD Sunday 25th January 2015

    Tubereuse Criminelle.
    I'm still sick but I can kind of smell again.

    Today I made strawberry scones and sage lemon curd, and last night I made focaccia and today I assembled sandwiches with it and...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 24th January 2015

    Eau des Merveilles

    I've been dealing with a sinus infection for the last week so I haven't been wearing much perfume. I've been starting to feel better (but I'm still sick), so I decided to put on...
  3. Re: What's the darkest scent that you know? And with dark I mean SUPER-DARK!!!

    Celtic Fire by Union might work if peaty and yeasty interest you.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 13th January 2015

    Fille en Aiguilles, although I can't smell it due to a cold :(
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 11th January 2015

    I'm wearing Turquoise by Olivier Durbano.

    Today's baking: We have leftover apples and gruyere cheese, so I made apple/gruyere/sage scones (from the blog Brown Eyed Baker), and a quiche.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 9th January 2015

    Bulgari Black for the sync.
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    Re: SOTD Friday 2nd January 2015

    I'm wearing Fille en Aiguilles as part of the sync.
    Tubéreuse Criminelle is my favorite discovery of 2014, but I wear that very often and I wanted to give something else a chance, followed by...
  8. Re: Most worn in December, Fourth Quarter, Second Half and the whole year 2014

    December
    Tubéreuse Criminelle (11 wears)
    Comme des Garcons (7 wears)
    Bulgari Black (4 wears)
    Kingdom, Fille en Aiguilles (3 wears)
    Black Cashmere (2 wears)
    BC and Eau des Merveilles are often...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 1st January 2015

    Eau des Merveilles
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 31st December 2014

    I'm ending 2014 with my favorite purchase of the year, Tubereuse Criminelle.

    I made pear gruyere turnovers for my family's New Years dinner.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Saturday, 27 December, 2014.

    Extremek, I go to Germany about every 6 months. I'm going in March, but that will probably be the last time for a few years.

    Today I'm wearing Fille en Aiguilles again.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Friday, 26 December, 2014

    Fille en Aiguilles today.

    Too many people dumped cookies on me so I didn't get to do any Christmas baking.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. — Thursday, 25 December, 2014

    Fille en Aiguilles
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    Re: For a woman who "has it all"...

    Black Cashmere is actually Donna Karan and Ange ou Demon is actually Givenchy, but that isn't important here.
    Black Cashmere is one of my favorites, but I don't really share her tastes otherwise....
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    Re: SOTD Monday 22nd December 2014

    Alexander McQueen - Kingdom.
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    Re: Why do we do it?

    I spend hundreds--or less--a year, not per month. This year I bought 3 bottles, which is a record for me, and if I add that + sample purchases, 2014 averages to about $35 per month.

    For me,...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 15th December 2014

    Teardrop, I love Sahara Noir.

    I'm wearing Tubéreuse Criminelle. It's kind of my signature although I'm stretching the meaning of "signature".

    My baking (since people talk about work and...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 12th December 2014

    I don't understand what this syncing business is?
    But I did happen to put on a Sheldrake perfume today--Tubéreuse Criminelle.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11th December 2014

    Today I wore Bulgari Black
    My SOTE is Esprit du Tigre by Heeley.

    And today I baked tahini cookies with pinenuts and a batch with walnuts.
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    Re: Do you use perfume every day?

    Almost every single day. If I don't spray it in the morning, I usually will later in the day.

    Before a year ago, I mostly only wore perfume a few times per month like the OP. I liked perfume but...
  21. Thread: Off-Topic

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    Sticky: Re: How much do you earn?

    If you really think sharing annual earnings (I'm usually a bit irrationally mistrustful, but sharing how much money you make with strangers seems unwise to me?) gives an idea of whether or not we...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 9th December 2014

    Today I'm wearing Comme des Garcons. The weather here is cold, grey, and wet and I am about to walk a mile to get Jamaican food, so hopefully CdG keeps me warm.
    And then my mom's Christmas present...
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    Re: SOTD Monday 8th December 2014

    Today I'm wearing Alexander McQueen Kingdom.
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    Re: Women under 35 and classic perfumes

    You ask who *does* wear classics, so I suppose I'm not answering your question, but I'm 25 and I do not. Some of my favorites are considered contemporary classics but I don't own anything that was...
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    Re: Scents on a plane: What do you wear?

    I usually feel gross during flights so I chose something like Eau des Merveilles. I've never been bothered by another person's perfume, but any kind of heavy scent is unappealing for me to wear. I...
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    Re: Most worn in November 2014

    My most worn was Tubereuse Criminelle.
    I didn't post my SOTD everyday, but my most worn according to basnotes are: Tubereuse Criminelle (it says 9 wears, but I estimate 15 wears), Comme des Garcons...
  27. Re: Sony's new digital camera is shaped like a perfume bottle

    I think this definitely seems like something for the Asian market.

    I've seen a few perfume bottle iPhone cases recently. It seems Chanel officially released them, but I think it's safe to say the...
  28. Thread: please help

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    Re: please help

    Is there a reason why you specifically ask for Jo Malone?
    There are a lot of floral orientals/dark and musky fragrances for the same price range, so if you give a bit more information about what you...
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    Re: Hard to find samples of this- please read

    If you want "any and all Guerlains, Chanel, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lancome, Yves, Patou", what is your mall like? All of these brands should be sold at Nordstrom and most are at Sephora, and...
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    Re: SOTD,Thursday November 13, 2014

    Thank you for the birthday wishes! I'm making my cake right now...it is a mille crêpe cake with rose flavored cream and pomegranate seeds. It's my first time making one alone so it isn't pretty but...
  31. Re: What smells like Axe’s Black Chill? Yes, I am serious.

    You can search the directory here.
    Bleu de Chanel has those notes, and mint as originally mentioned. Is it possible Black Chill is supposed to be a copy of Bleu?
    My first thought was that Lush...
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    Re: SOTD,Thursday November 13, 2014

    Tubéreuse Criminelle.
    My favorite perfume for my birthday.
    And my bottle of Fille en Aiguilles is to be delivered today.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 11th November 2014

    The original Comme des Garcons. I put on two sprays, which I think was too much.
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    Re: SOTD Monday 10th November 2014

    Alexander McQueen Kingdom for today. I've had this since before it was discontinued and each autumn I think I will finally finish it but it seems to replenish automatically.
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    Re: November Purchases 2014

    I just ordered Fille en Aiguilles, which I will receive for my birthday this month. I included my sample requests on my birthday list and it confused my dad too much so asked me to order it.
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    Re: Favorite fall fragrances

    Most of my favorites in general: Alexander McQueen Kingdom, Bulgari Black, Comme des Garcons (1994), M7, Muscs Koublai Khan. I also like Rose Oud, Idole de Lubin, Bois D'Ombrie, Plum Japonais,...
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    Re: Buying a First Perfume Under $100

    I think the idea that a perfume will attract the opposite sex like honey to a bee is mostly marketing and very rarely happens in real life. And when men follow women to ask what she's wearing, he...
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    Re: Whats next on your "To buy" list.

    Parfum D'Empire Cuir Ottoman, Costume National 21, and Serge Lutens Tubereuse Criminelle.
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    Re: What's the one ingredient you hate?

    Immortelle.
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    Poll: Re: How Do You Buy Your Fragrances ?

    I have social anxiety issues, so I don't like seeing people and conversing, but I prefer buying perfume at the store for a few reasons. I like being able to try what I'm buying right before I buy it...
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    Poll: Re: How Do You Buy Your Fragrances ?

    I buy most of my perfume in retail stores (so far: Nordstrom, Aedes des Venustas and Galeries Lafayette Berlin). I have used ebay twice, for a discontinued fragrance and to get an earlier formulation.
  42. Re: Stereotypical "Feminine" Bottles, Packaging: Irritating? Offensive? Humiliating?

    My wardrobe only consists of black and occasionally olive green and I like earth tones, but why exactly are pink and purple offensive in general now?

    And the Hello Kitty perfume bottle is her bow....
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