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    Re: Melbourne collectors & enthusiasts unite!

    Throwing my hat in the ring as another Melbournite, and as the days are getting shorter and cooler, what better way to pass the time than some friendly banter over our scents. My SoTD, is strangely...
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    Re: Melbourne, Australia

    Howzit Dr. Rudi ...

    Thanks for your weight loss tips by the way - so simple and effective ;)

    I am rushing out the door to work, but just quickly....

    1) Does the new Chanel store at Chaddy...
  3. Re: One thing not to do if you're SA or owner of a perfume store

    Beautiful to receive a sample of Bois des Iles, out of the blue like that. They won't at my local boutique, I tried. It makes sense, when you (or DH) decide to buy, it may well be from this store.
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010

    A sneaky little Magie Noir on one wrist, but mainly Allure Blanche edition.
  5. Re: One thing not to do if you're SA or owner of a perfume store

    I am a professional in retail purchasing, procurement and supply chain management.

    I had enough one day and wanted a break, after 10 years with one organisation.

    I took 2 months exploring...
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    Re: Speacials, Bargains, Discount Bins

    Jean Patou Sire des Indes 50ml EDP AUD $60.00
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    Speacials, Bargains, Discount Bins

    .... OK ... So maybe its been done before, but i see some damn fine stuff get marked down where i work ... the absolute worst part of it !! Is I cannot buy even one !!

    You see i work in the duty...
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    Re: AUSTRALIAN Decanters...?

    Dear Sudsy ... just saw you here ... I miss you love ... Hope your living in a blissful pamplelune heaven xx Ed
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    Re: Melbourne, Australia

    Howzit Dr. Rudi .... ? Two words - " Eeeeeat - Lesss" :)

    Seriously though, I work as an SA in MEL Airport (mostly departures - sometimes arrivals) and while we may not have the niche ranges, we...
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 15th November, 2009

    9pm Sun..... I'm left with the remnants of a days work... a combination of mediocre coty, bpi and givenchy... now just tumbling through drawers and found japon noir. yes, I will sleep with you...
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    Re: Your "I want it I want it!" list

    My wants atthis stage are a case of recovering those I have recently lost :(

    Sofresh.... + 1 Cuir de Russie ... It makes me a better person, all i have now is an empty atomiser to remember.
    ...
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    Re: career change to fragrance

    Flashpoint ... I know where you are !

    I always loved fragrance... "just a hobby"

    10 years into a retail buying career, I wanted more, I wanted to give on a personal level.

    I thought maybe...
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    Re: REVIEW: Le Parfum - Vienna

    I cannot agree with you more Dimitri...

    As an Aussie boy, cycling through Europe, I have made an effort to make a few stops at my favorite places along the way, namely, anywhere with glassware,...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Enjoy - I hope you love it as much as I do. All the best Ed
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi Peachallie and welcome.

    The word grapefruit appears in my inbox and i'm instantly reminded of one great fragrance.

    Thanks Sudsy for introducing me to Guerlain Pamplemousse.

    You should be...
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    Re: Fragrance Buyer -

    Well .... Thanks all for your support - but it wasn't meant to be this time.

    So that means there is something better out there !! YAY !!! I can't wait !!!!!

    Thanks again - Ed
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    Re: Fragrance Buyer -

    Wow - thanks for all your support ! I had my interview today. It was great - very exciting role. I will hear more (or maybe not) at the end of the week. There was a lot of interest in the position...
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    Fragrance Buyer -

    Wow - sheesh - It feels like the day I have been waiting for, for a long time. I have an interview for a role as Fragrance buyer for a large Pharmacy Chain.

    I Cannot wait ! ! Wish me luck guys,...
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    Re: SotD - Friday, 13 June 2008

    bvlgari black - smoky tar rubber ? maybe .... just enveloping lovely and comforting for a cold melbourne day.

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    pm.... D&G BY EDP .... interesting :)
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    Re: S.O.T.D - Thursday 12th June - 2008

    Tom Ford - Oud Wood
  21. Re: Aussies - CSP @ Rock Bottom prices at DJs $3 & $5!!!

    Renato - have you done chaddy and Southland ?? as well as Melbourne ?
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 9 June 08

    Evaflor - Whisky.
  23. Re: Propylene Glycol, Glycerine and Polysorbate 20

    Hi BUE - I have played with these things and like you, I stick with PG alc. I have a few formulations that use dpg or polysorbate & water, though I haven't mastered them yet. I keeep getting...
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    Re: SotD - Saturday, 7 June 08

    Chanel CdR .... I just found my much beloved long lost decant under the bed in the spare room !!! Soooo happy , I had long thought I'd given it away. I feel safe and comforted and warm ... :)
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    Re: Yatagan: I've Smelled This Before

    $30.00AUD ?? Where did you get that ?
    I sniffed and fell in love today at paint n powder in royal arcade mebourne. $139.00 for 125 ml .... Love it but I'll pass until my credit card is in better...
  26. Re: A Fragrance Memoir -- My Experience in Olfactory Exploration

    thanks for that Trumpet !

    Congratulations on your 1000th post too !
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    Re: SotD Sunday 15 October

    Evaflor - Whisky.

    Cheap n cheerful - a bit like me :)
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    Re: Chez Moi by L'Artisan

    oi ! sheesh - I had no idea these things existed - thanks guys ! *runs off to research*
  29. Re: Partially nude Tom Ford photoshoot in Out Magazine (Nov)

    not sure it would be allowed to post a direct link - but if you pop over to livejournal.com - i found something very unpleasant there.... I do not believe its Thierry though.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 October

    Oscar Pour Lui for me - have a nice day all :)
  31. Re: Partially nude Tom Ford photoshoot in Out Magazine (Nov)

    Holy Holy - WOWSERS ! MMM MMMM - he is in great shape - What a man !
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    Re: SotD, Monday 8 October

    well - luckily for me Monday is over !

    AM - Tom Ford Moss Breeches
    PM - Lancome Magie Noir
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    Re: SotD Monday 8 October

    well - luckily for me Monday is over !

    AM - Tom Ford Moss Breeches
    PM - Lancome Magie Noir
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    Re: Le Labo Rose 31 is Some Good Sh*t

    ok. certainly sparked my interest.. i see borky arranged a split of 1000 ml of this stuff back in May 07. Anyone interested in a similar deal .... I'm in aust. so $ wise better to be procured / sent...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 7 October

    AM - Givenchy - Very Irresistible
    PM - Tom Ford - Noir De Noir
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    Re: SotD - Saturday 6 Oct. 07

    am Guerlain Pamplelune (for u suds)

    pm Tom Ford Black Violet
  37. Thread: new to diy

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    Re: new to diy

    Hi Jillsy - I am in Melbourne and just looking into making my own frags as well - I have seen at Dan Murphys they have a "Polish Spirit" which is 95% proof - sounds similar to the everclear mentioned...
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    Re: SotD - Tuesday 2 Oct 07

    Michael - Michael Kors
  39. Re: SSD! Basenotes Teaches The Globe Bulgari Black!

    Well - its all over downunder ... a vanilla remnant remains on my skin and a sense of community has grown a little within me ... I cannot wait to hear all your experiences... I had a few comments but...
  40. Poll: Re: Which is the "Best Contemporary Classic" for men?(Oct-07)

    I would have to go with Terre D'Hermes for being unique in this era !
    Having said that - I cannot place it but i definitely reminds me of something my dad wore a lot of in the early 80's ... So it...
  41. Re: Scent Synchronization Day: Bvlgari Black [Tomorrow!]

    Well - Looks like us Aussies are first cabs off the rank so to speak ! - We need to get some Kiwis on the board for some competition :)

    After almost forgetting in my haste to get ready - at the...
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    Re: SotD - Thursday 27 Sept. 07

    Helmut Lang - Cuiron

    24th day waiting for my Tom Ford coffret :(
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    Re: Pacifica Candles

    ozkat, please tell me, how did you get these in oz ? I am crazy for good home fragrance, but i cannot even register an account let alone make a purchase from their site :(
    any tips ?
  44. Re: Scent Synchronization Day Winner: Bvlgari Black!

    im in for Australia (Melbourne) guys. Anyone downunder needing samples, let me know. Ive got heaps of the stuff....:)
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi lv_obsessed !

    Welcome to basenotes !

    I am in Melbourne .. The best place to look for the info you are after is a separate thread - Under Locality guides - you will find threads for Melb and...
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    Re: Melbourne, Australia

    Hi y'all - jut miandering near work today and came across a store new to me - his and hers perfume Como Centre - though i understand its been there for 5 months, access from Toorak Road - not inside...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Welcome Sudsy - great to see more Australians on board ! All the best !
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    Re: basenotes home page problem ?

    righty-o
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    basenotes home page problem ?

    hi - i may be delirious and delusional but it seems the basenotes home page has been taken over by a pop star with poor spelling ? is it just me ?
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    one more lutens query ....

    oh - one other question - how does everyone pronounce serge lutens - i know how i do it - i am sure there is the way lutens himself pronounces it and many other ... mine is (phonetically)

    surge...
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    Re: serge lutens decants in australia

    Thanks Ged - there is a Mecca just around the corner from my work in Melb - I will pop in tomorrow - where do you suggest i begin ?
    As you say its just not the same as having your very own ! but...
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    serge lutens decants in australia

    Hi all - I just love coming here, reading and learning so much but nothing beats the real experience!
    I've had a great intro to chanel , CD, LV, CDG, SMN now i feel obliged to experience Serge...
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    perfume the movie - melbourne

    Hi Perfume opens across Australia today - wondering if any fellow aussie BN members will be seeing it today ... I'll be seeing it at Como Palace - Sth Yarra - and I kind of think i should find the...
  54. Thread: id a note

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    Re: id a note

    Hi Shycat - Thanks for the ip about good scents - what a great reference for identifying notes from ingredients ...

    I think they may have changed URL since you posted as I found them at

    www...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to Just Starting Out...

    Hi basenoters ! I am so pleased to have found this site through related blogs - my interest in fragrance is only recent and my "wardrobe" modest and probably quite pedestrian but I am astounded at...
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