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    Re: Favourite or Cult Status Discontinued Scents.

    Wonderful walk down memory lane. I would add several more, Tuvache's Jungle gardenia from the 60's-70's, no one can duplicate that
    Tuvara, which was very similar to Youth Dew, and Nectaroma, a...
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    Re: What is your favorite Guerlain?

    Vintage only, Shalimar from the 60's and 70's, Nahema vintage from the 70's and 80's, L'Heure Bleue any, but best is vintage. Always and ever, L'Heure Bleue is tops. Have not sniffed the moderns,...
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    Re: Anyone know of a pure rose fragrance?

    Yves Rocher Fresh Rose is simple and charming, a light true rose cologne. If you can find it (e-bay) their older Rose Absolute was sexier, a powdery rose, more sophisticated, another great is very...
  4. Re: Amouage Gold Eau de Parfum vs Extrait de Parfum

    Lyric is on my wish list. I have a 1/6 oz travel spray and not sure which one it is. If the Extrait de Parfum is richer and truer to Perfume, I would prefer that. On the other hand, Eau de Parfum...
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    Re: What fragrant gifts did Santa bring you?

    Some wonderful hauls everyone. I have a very long wish list, but I did receive SL Fleurs d' Oranger and PdE Aziyade. Although I usually take care of myself, DH efforts are appreciated.
  6. Re: Which discontinued fragrance is number one on your list?

    I have a bottle and a half from the 90's, willing to send you a 1/3 oz spray if it allowed now...shipping is such a hassle with all the new laws. I'm in USA. Pm me please.
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    Re: Madame Rochas Vintage?

    Could even be 70's. I have had so many bottles of Femme and Madame Rochas since the 60's, I 'm looking at the script on top of the cap, and it seems like it is mid 70's. Lovely find!
  8. Re: Which discontinued fragrance is number one on your list?

    Shalimar and L'Heure Bleue from the 60's. Lanvin's Rumeur also 60.s. Tuvache's Jungle Gardenia and Sumatra and Nectaroma. Mary Chess Yram, Monteil's Royal Secret, Emir by Dana, Fame by Corday, all...
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    Re: Today I Bought - April Edition

    Some great finds, congrats to all. I just received a bottle of SonomaScentStudio's Rose Volupte, a rosy, plummy, cedar, ambery delight. Have on order a sample set from PK Perfumes, had not heard...
  10. Re: Sample Pass (USA): All 5 by The Exotic Island Perfumer Juan M. Perez

    Lovely, but I do happen to have samples and a full bottle of Flor Azteca. Juan is a very gifted, and very sweet perfumer. Mourning the loss of the original formulas of Jungle Gardenia and...
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    Re: Which perfumes make men melt when you walk past?

    Hmmm, interesting. The only two fragrances that make men want to follow ya home are: A mix of Fracas and Alysha ashley Civet Oil (I hoarded that for years, and finally ran dry) and Nahema. This...
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    Re: Women in history and their fragrance choices..

    A few who wore Bal a Versailles: Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Jackie Kennedy
    Miss Taylor also wore Femme and Jungle Gardenia
    Natalie Wood also wore Jungle Gardenia
    Connie Stevens loved...
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    Re: Ajne: oil roll-on or parfum extrait vial

    Tell us more...
  14. Re: What is You Favorite Fragrance From The House of Guerlain?

    Vintage Shalimar, any 60's bottle
    Vintage or 80's L'heure Bleue any
    Vintage Nahema edt or any
    Vintage Parure any
  15. Re: Which is your favorite Frederic Malle fragrance and why?

    Musc Ravageur and Carnal Flower. You have to ask?
  16. Re: What is your staple Spring and Summmer fragrance?

    On this cold and rainy day the choices make me wish summer was here. When warmer weather comes, my favs are:
    AG Songes (small doses)
    G Nahema
    E T Violet Eyes
    Essence of Jerusalem
    MPG Rose...
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    Re: Today I bought ~ February 2013

    OH, Salutations all, incredible find tdem1961!! I just received Yves Roche's So Elixir Purple (tuberose). Was in Wal-Mart and found Truth or Dare (another tuberose) and Toujours Moi. Not sure of...
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday, January 31 2013

    Some lovely fragrances and some lousy weather!! Everyone stay safe. Make mine Feminite du Bois. We should be up to 70 today and sunny.
  19. Re: Which masculine or unisex fragrances ladies do you wear?

    M7, Yatagan, SL: Chergui, Borneo 1834, Cuir Mauresque, Arabie, Douce Amere, Bvlgari Black, cdg Avignon, pde Ambre Russe (top winter fave), Hermes Bel Ami. I don't consider any of the above...
  20. Thread: Favorite Combos

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    Re: Favorite Combos

    I used to add civet oil by Alysha ashley (darn that was a wonderfull oil) to Fracas, the orifinal, this was during the 70's. Guys would fall at your feet spellbound. Recently (spring) I was...
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    Re: Looking for a perfume that smells like...

    Definately look into Providence Perfume Co. Osmanthus Oolong is a favorite. According to the site: "OO has green, red and black teas,aglaiia blossoms, peachy Japanese osmanthus flower, sueded...
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    Re: Vintage Magie Noire issues and questions

    I have the same bottle as Russel, it's about 6 or 7 yrs old, and I agree, it's nice, but weaker and lighter then the round glass bottles that are dab on. The mossy patch opening is gone, and I...
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    Re: Spotted at Marshall's, Ross or TJ Maxx.

    Oh, oh, I'm gonna hafta check out my nearest Marshalls, don't even know if there is one close. Some cool finds. Knitatnite, I'll be in central ca feb for a few days, I hope I find Truth or...
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    Re: SotD: Saturday 26th Jan., 2013

    Cool and raining here today, tomorrow, and probably into st of the week, need something warm and fuzzy: Mauboussin.
  25. Thread: Youth Dew?

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    Re: Youth Dew?

    Welcome Moonbeam. I'm not new, and I'm still learning. Don't give up on the first try, try YD in a different form, spray vs. oil vs solid perfume, or at a different time of day (or month). Soft...
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    Re: You know you have too many perfumes when...

    When you can name 20 perfume blogs...and you belong to them all...and you visit each one at least once a day.

    When the moving guy, upon opening your perfume cabinet double doors, swoons. It...
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    Re: Ajne: oil roll-on or parfum extrait vial

    They used to have 3 samples for 25.00. Mine came in one container, and included a funnel to transfer to a little bottle. They were oil based, and good for 3 or 4 at most uses. The presentation was...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2012

    Vintage Rose by Sonoma Scent Studio, Mauboussin by Mauboussin, Galimar by Galimard. Can you tell I wish it was a bit cooleAt here in Az? At least the nights are cooler now.
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    Re: Favorite vintage fragrance?

    My HG scent has always been Secret de Venus de Zibeilene oil. I miss the original Jungle Gardenia, Tuvara, Nectaroma, and Sumatra by Tuvache, Rumeur (original) by Lanvin, 20 Carats and Emir by...
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    Re: Help me find a new fall fragrance

    some great suggestions here, especially Jocona's. I would add Parfum d'Empire's Amber Russe and History de Parfums Amber 114. An inexpensive spicy amber is Yves Rocher Voille d'Ambre. Log onto...
  31. Re: Need a suggestion of a Plumeria/Frangipani based scent....

    Bourbon French in New Orleans has a Plumeria edt, and the travel size is about 8.00. It's a roll on, about 1/4 or 1/3 oz. Malli perfumes and foreverflorals.com are Hawaiian plumeria colognes. My...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 22nd July, 2012.

    Many happy years to Grandpa G! MyDad celebrated his 90th in April. I think the whole town was there. Had a great time as usual in my hometown.

    I'm into Bourbon French's Allesandra today. ...
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    Re: Dashing by Lilly Dache

    Lucky Beach Girl!! I would pay lots more for a vintage bottle of 20 Carats. Would you be selling it? PM me if so. I purchased one on e bay a while ago for about 52.00. It looks vintage, perfect...
  34. Re: O.K. - So What constitues a "cheap perfume" (like in Detective Stories)....

    I'm thinkin' most drug store brands, "Evening in Paris" for one, any knock off whose label says "if you like Georgio, you'll like
    our version". The original drug store brands, Corday's Fame and...
  35. Re: Does Caron's Parfum Sacre have a nice incense note?

    Original notes are: top: pepper, cinnamon, clove coriander; middle: rose, jasmine, orange blossom, mimosa; base: myrrh, musk, amber, vanilla. It was a modern reissue of their "Or et Noir" It's...
  36. Thread: new member

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    Re: new member

    Hi ladymurasaki and mia von trost. Lady it's hot here in Az, altho had some rain today, and cooled some. Been here 6 yrs, and one has to think of the awsome winters when it's this warm. Mia, ...
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    Re: new member

    knit at nite, drop a pm when you will be in az in Sept. I still work, off on tuesdays, maybe we can meet for a mini sniffa? Don't know of any other members in the area.
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    Re: Feminite Du Bois by Shiseido

    I have not sniffed the original, but the current is wonderfull. I recommend theperfumeshoppe.com. Full price, but it's the real deal. (No affiliation, just adore this store/people.)
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    Re: Top 5 on your 'to test' list right now?

    1. Tuberose Gardenia
    2. Feminite du Bois
    3. Tuberose Criminelle
    4. Black Aoud
    5. Alahine
  40. Thread: new member

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    Re: new member

    Thanks so much for a warm welcome all, and for all the great suggestions. 30 Roses, I do like several of Pacifica's, they are light enough for Az summers. Ringer, Voile d'Ambre is one of my...
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    Re: How old is this Ma Griffe bottle ?

    Probably the mid 50's to mid 60's. It looks full, great find! My Mother had a bottle and this looks like it.
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    Re: Vintage Yearnings

    Love vintage. Loved and wore Antilope, Zibielene, Shalimar, Dama's 20 Carats and Emir, Narcisse Noir, Chantilly,
    Arpege and Rumeur, Youth Dew, the glorious Ecusson and Casaque, Abano bath oil. ...
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    Re: Female looking for Icy/Cold Scent

    I second Metal, which is named after the cool grille of a automobile. This is a little hard to find, but I have seen it on e bay.
    another great cool fragrance is from Olympic Orchids, Fleurs de...
  44. Re: What's your most "old lady" scent? (Or, what are you afraid of?)

    The consenus seems to be that "old lady" could be in the mind of the beholder. I'm a teen from the 60's
    and wore Arpege then. Graduated to Shalimar and Tigress as a working/married gal. No way do...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 26 June 2012

    Going with Olympic Orchids sumptious Golden Cattleya
  46. Thread: new member

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    new member

    Here's a hello to all. I'm embers and new to basenotes. I am/was a member on POL for years,
    but it went off line a month or so ago. Guess I'm missing everyone. Bet I can find some of my buddies...
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