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    Re: S o t D Wednesday 16 September 2006

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEWART! :beer:

    For the 3rd day in a row, I'm wearing Jo Malone's Vanilla & Anise, which I bought "unsniffed." It turned out to be exactly what I wanted. It's strong on the anise...
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    Re: The Many Faces of Aerin Lauder

    Just yesterday I was thinking about Aerin Lauder as Fragrance Model. (I was wearing PC Tuberose Gardenia). Here's my take on the philosophy behind the marketing: I think women LOVE Aerin Lauder...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 6 August

    Hi everybody! I took a bit of an unplanned break from this site in order to try to stop buying new fragrances, and fall in love again with the oodles of fragrances I already own.

    It worked. ...
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    Re: Something Old & Something New...

    Fun!

    1921: Chanel No. 5
    2008: Jo Malone Kodho Wood Collection
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 June

    Jo Malone's sublime Dark Amber & Ginger Lily.
  6. Thread: Chanel Perfumes

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    Re: Chanel Perfumes

    I love Chanels! After all these years, my overall favorite "brand" is Chanel. I like or love almost every fragrance they offer, and Bois des Iles (parfum) is the one fragrance I've consistently...
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    Re: SotD Monday 15 June

    Hi Everybody!

    Busy times...

    Today I'm wearing ]Chanel No. 5 Eau Première[, which I love, love, love. FB asap!
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 May

    Comme une evidence edt, which, according to my nose, is the same fragrance as Un Jour se Lève. When the edt became available I'd emailed YR customer service & asked if the edt was different from Un...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 13 May

    Has anyone else been having connectivity (Basenotes) problems lately?

    I've missed you all & I'm sending love and hugs! My thoughts & hopes are with those of you facing challenges...

    I'm out of...
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    Re: SotD Friday 8 May

    The last of my Jo Malone Blue Agava & Cacao. I love this stuff. I've already purchased a second bottle! Simple or not, it's my Jo Malones that have wound up as permanant components of my fragrance...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 28 April

    Oh, Musse...:cry: Sending love to you.


    It's gloomy and gray here today. I'm wearing Ava Luxe No. 23 and this gorgeous sandalwood warms my soul.
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    Re: Favourite Orange Blossom scent.

    Yup. I've been enabled, LOL! Love this!
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    Re: SotD Monday 20 April

    Nothing new or exotic for me today, but I smell beautiful. :D It's warm, and utterly lovely outside. All my roses and flowers are in bloom, so the air smells enchanting. I'm wearing Jo Malone...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 14 April

    It's a perfect, warm sunny SoCal morning. I'm wearing Jo Malone Blue Agava & Cacao. A wonderful feel-good scent for nice weather!
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    Re: SotD Monday 30 March

    Lea (St. Barth) edp - I will be purchasing a fb! Lasting power is so much better in edp.:)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 25 March

    ...Dealing with a sick little one, horrendous allergies, and feeling like I'm half here...but the Prada I'm weariing gives me the illusion of elegance! (And, believe me, it's just an illusion.) ;)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 17 March

    L’Été en Douce
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    Re: SotD Monday 9 March 2009

    Taolady - sending love and sympathy. I'm so sorry.

    I've been run over by time lately & I've missed all of you!
    Happy belated birthdays Mira and Snafoo and ComDiva's DH..and same to anyone else...
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    Re: SotD Monday 2 March

    En Passant - to welcome Spring! I love warm weather and I've already begun my gardening.
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    Re: SotD Monday 23 February

    Dragonfly Blue Golden Oak - snuggly and warm.

    Makeup Maniac - we must have some sort of psychic connection! This morning, one of my first coherent thoughts was, "I should order a bottle of Lady...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 18 February

    Lavanila Pure Vanilla - I'm enjoying the sunshine this morning and I wish it would stick around. I can't wait to begin my spring gardening!
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    Re: SotD Monday 9 February

    Osmanthe Yunnan - I'm sampling this uplifting fragrance on a rainy, cold day.
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    Re: SotD Friday 6 February

    In a vanilla-tobacco mood, so I'm wearing Bath & Body Works Signature Collection Vanilla Noir edt. This Signature Collection amazes me. These fragrances are so enjoyable...and so cheap! Have a...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 3 February-09

    B&BW Black Amethyst edt. I hadn't smelled B&BW fragrances in years, but I happened upon a sale this morning, and couldn't resist sniffing. Black Amethyst is gorgeous! I bought the edt, and I'm...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 29 January

    It's sunny, birds are singing, and Rebecca's chasing the cats! I'm wearing Kai. :)
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    Re: SotD Friday 23 January

    I started out this morning wearing En Passant. After dropping the kids at school and doing morning errands on this rainy, gloomy day, En Passant felt like a lie.

    Recently, Quarry, my darling...
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    Re: SotD - Monday, 19 January

    En Passant
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    Re: Apres L'Ondee reduces me to tears!

    Same here, so Après l'Ondée, is not for me unless I have time to turn into Emily Dickinson. However, it is one of those fragrances that must be experienced because it's incredibly beautiful,...
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    Re: SotD Friday 16 January

    Fighting a head cold in this 89 degree weather. How crazy is that? I'm wearing Perfect Veil, which intensifies in heat, and is so alluring (to me, anyways). My somewhat stuffy nose is inhibiting...
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    Re: SotD Monday 12 January

    Marc Jacobs edp. Joining Asha in enjoyment of the sunny weather!:wave:
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 6 January - Epiphany

    Givaudan Pure Addiction
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    Re: SotD Monday 5 January 2009

    Happy 2009!

    I'm wearing Lumar of Beverly Hills Aphrodisiac
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 5th January 2009

    Happy 2009!

    I'm wearing Lumar of Beverly Hills Aphrodisiac
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 December

    Happy B'Day Tavorna!:)

    I'm wearing Sarah Horowitz Love Comes From Within
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    Re: Sotd, Monday, December 15

    It's dark, cold, and raining extremely heavily. A spooky wintery day. I'm wearing Egyptian Goddess.:)
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    Re: Trying to isolate a note

    I get citrus when I spray these, esp. Mandarin notes. Maybe it's a combo of peony and citrus?
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 December

    Earlier this morning, Lisa Hoffman Madagascar Orchid, Morning. In a little while, I'm going to apply some more Morning, and layer it with Daytime.

    Rebecca is starting to walk! She was 11 months...
  38. Re: What's your most "old lady" scent? (Or, what are you afraid of?)

    The "old lady" thing never fails to make me laugh. When I read reviews that say something to the effect of "Yuck. Old Lady," I crack up. It's become a sort of scent category: Floral, Chypre,...
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    Re: The most glamorous perfume ever and why?

    The posts on Le Dix reminded me of a fragrance that seems the epitome of glamor: Givenchy Le De!

    ChantillyLace - your post about being pregnant and having babies is the sweetest thing, ever. ...
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    Re: looking for tropical/guava scent

    Pacifica has a pretty scent called Hawaiian Ruby Guava. It's sweet and beachy and fun, but not terribly earthy.
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    Re: Chypre-a-Thon: what's your favorite?

    Shiloh!

    (Is Shiloh a chypre?) It's Roudnitska-gorgeous.
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    Re: Dry resins and vanilla

    Drat. LdeE can be so picky. I was excited, thinking that it would be perfect. Hmmm. Have you tried L'Air du desert marocain? From what I've seem, most people agree that it's dry and...
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    Re: The most glamorous perfume ever and why?

    As an adult, my idea of "glamorous" has gone all to hell. It doesn't seem like anyone can truly "pull it off" anymore. (Am I old, jaded, and curmudgeonly? Yes.)

    Probably, because of my age, to...
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    Re: Chypre-a-Thon: what's your favorite?

    Same here! (I used Osmoz as a "guide" when I posted earlier in this thread.) Some of the fragrances I mentioned (such as Cabotine) are classified there as chypres, but when smelling them, my nose...
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    Re: Dry resins and vanilla

    People of the Labyrinths Luctor et Emergo fits that description (on my skin).

    Have you tried Hypnotic Poison? I think it's quite similar to Amour. It's very sweet, though, and Luctor et Emergo...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 10 December

    Lumar of Beverly Hills Aphrodisiac
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    Re: Chypre-a-Thon: what's your favorite?

    WELCOME PERSIMON!!!! :)

    You have excellent taste in fragrance! :D You sure have found the right place to hang around. So glad you're here.

    Funny you say that about AP - because I have the same...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 December

    Sensuous
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    Re: Chypre-a-Thon: what's your favorite?

    Hey you! :)

    When I first started this fragrance "thing" I thought I was going to be singularly chypre. (Silly me!) If I were forced to pick a favorite olfactory group, after much torment and...
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    Re: What are your top 5 rose scents??

    WELCOME!

    I don't wear a lot of rose fragrances these days, but I can easily pick five favorites. They are:

    Juliette Has a Gun Lady Vengeance - bold, elegant, unusual.
    Stella McCartney Stella...
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    Re: Does this new scent..REMIND you of anything???

    :lolk::grin:omg - eat your heart out, Tom Ford! :D:evil:
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 5 December

    [quote=sakecat22;1374306]Happy Sinterklaas! Maybe that's how I will beat the holiday blahs....go research other people's celebrations :)[quote]

    I'm embarrassed that I've never heard of...
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    Re: TGIF! SotD Friday 5 December

    Kristen Michèle épice Orientale
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    Re: SotD tuesday 2 December-08

    I'm in the mood for rose, so its YSL Paris edt, and Weleda Wild Rose deodorant. :)
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    Re: SotD Monday 1 December

    :)Saffron James Nani
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    Re: Spotted at TJMaxx

    I changed my first post in this thread. I reacted, typed, hit "submit" and then decided to think. I read other posts and I'm afraid poor butterpicanrican is going to think we're ganging up on her! ...
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    Re: Spotted at TJMaxx

    My nearest TJMaxx keeps Liz Taylor and Liz Claiborne in business, I suspect. I'm SO jealous about the Sira Des Indes! I'm almost finished with my bottle, so I'm going to trek through some TJ's. :-)
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    Re: Warm scents for Winter?

    Bulgari Jasmin Noir, Estee Lauder Sensuous, Carnival Wax Sugarwitch, Tocca Cleopatra, Juliette Has a Gun Lady Vengeance, Giorgio Red (don't laugh, I'm serious! ;))
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    Re: What is the best Ralph Lauren fragrance?

    Safari was my favorite. I wore it for many years. I liked Romance, but it became so over-worn by everybody and her mother that it was more annoying than pleasant.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 25 November

    I love Samsara! I wish I had some. I haven't owned it for a couple of years...how silly of me.

    Today I'm wearing Kai.
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    Re: SotD Monday 24 November

    Perfect Veil
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    Re: SotD Thursday 20 November

    Saffron James 'Ume. If the Dark Lady of the Sonnets went to Hawaii, she would smell like this fragrance.:happy:

    Happy Birthday Silverbullet! Happy Birthday Eric! Happy Birthday Jellybean1973! ...
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    Re: What's your fav mascara?

    Clinique Lash Power Mascara Long Wearing Formula in Black Onyx ($14.00). My search for the holy grail of mascaras is over. This is similar to Kiss Me and other "tube" mascaras, but it lengthens...
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    budget friendly, high quality, personal recs:

    It's always fun to get cosmetics advice from those who have opinions I trust. As far as cosmetics, I figure the more frugal I am with other products, the more I have to spend on fragrances. What are...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18 November

    Susanne Lang Midnight Orchid
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    Re: SotD Monday 17 November

    Lumar of Beverly Hills Aphrodisiac
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    Re: SotD Friday 14 November 2008

    Lisa Hoffman Madagascar Orchid, Morning and Daytime layered.
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    Re: Sotd Monday 10 November-08

    Second day in a row in Sel de Vetiver. My kids don't have school today or tomorrow, so we're sitting around playing Rock Band. I'm exploring my inner diva.;)
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    Re: SotD Scentsational Saturday November 8

    Spent a day with a friend, her daughter and my daughter at The Grove. We ate lunch at the American Girl store & had a ball. It means the world to me to have a daughter, finally! :grin:

    I wore...
  70. Re: Finding one of each perfume type that you like...

    Exactly! I cannot say it better.

    I love these threads because it helps me find my "twins" & "cousins", etc. so I know where to direct my need to enable. I'll give this a try:

    Floral - Saffron...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 5th November, 2008.

    Hi! Finally here today. :) I'm wearing Saffron James Nani. It fills me with joy to see my country so excited about the future and filled with hope.
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    Re: Help Me Sample Vetiver

    The Different Company Sel de Vetiver! It's salty, green, and multifaceted. It's become my favorite vetiver, and knowing you love Habanita makes me think you'll like it. :-)
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    Re: SotD Tuesday November 4

    Givaudan Pure Addiction.
  74. Re: Trip Report: Kentucky, Florida, D.C., Chicago (Oct. 2008)

    I've enjoyed this post so much I've read it 3 times.

    "This is the only Guerlain shop where they expect nothing but weirdo tourists..." LOLOLOL!
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    Re: I want to know ??????????????

    Well, Basenotes started in 2000 as a site for men's fragrance. Women's fragrance info. was added in 2004, and many of us began joining this board a year or two after that. This site doesn't seen as...
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    Re: Patchouli, Amber, Mahogany, Vanilla

    I've got to get to TJ Maxx. I really like Belle en Rykiel :) It's such a sensual fragrance.

    Have you tried Anné Pliska? To me, it's a sort of "sister" to Belle. Also, you may want to try (if...
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 November

    Lady Vengeance - awful name, gorgeous fragrance.;)

    Welcome Zinggs! What a precious baby in your avatar!
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    Lisa Hoffman Variations: Madagascar Orchid

    The Variations Collections consist of four roll-on perfumes housed in a buttery-soft leather case. Each bottle is a variation of the Madagascar Orchid fragrance, designed to be layered throughout...
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    Saffron James Nani

    http://www.ronrobinsoninc.com/apothia/product.php?cat=184
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    Lumar of Beverly Hills Aphrodisiac

    Aphrodisiac edt by Lumar of Beverly Hills. http://www.lumarofbeverlyhills.com/home.html
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    Carnival Wax line by Agatha Blois

    www.carnivalwax.com

    Fragrances currently available at Apothia: 1965, Blue Violet, Fabulic, Funhouse, Red Dragon, Stormtrooper, and Sugarwitch.
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    Re: SotD 24 October Friday

    Aphrodisiac
  83. Thread: almond / amande

    by Tovah
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    Re: almond / amande

    It reminds me a little of Hypnotic Poison and Kenzoamour, but it's got a bit of the dryness of KM Loukhoum, and the "bakery" feeling of Lea. It's very sweet, but it's also kind of musky. If you...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 23 October 2008

    At 10am it's 83 degrees here, and it will surely get up into the high 90s again this afternoon. It's hot and dry, and it's my absolute favorite weather! :) I started out the morning in Apothia If,...
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    Re: Favorite cheapie & favorite costly...

    Cheapies:Cabotine, Yves Rocher Un jour se leve, Shedonism, Chantilly

    Costly: En Passant, L'ete en douce, Nani, Aphrodisiac, Sel de Vetiver
  86. Thread: almond / amande

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    Re: almond / amande

    Sinfonia di Note Amande Sucree! I will purchase this as soon as I can, and I'm not a huge almond fan.
  87. Thread: Rose

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    Re: Rose

    The name is ridiculous, but Juliette Has a Gun Lady Vengeance is absolutely gorgeous.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 21 October

    Today my nine year old son asked if he could pick my fragrance. True to form, he picked something yummy and sweet, Carnival Wax Sugarwitch. At first I thought I was going into sugar shock just...
  89. Re: Burr gives Danielle by Danielle Steel zero stars

    It's hilarious that Burr wrote in Steel's signature "tell don't show" style, full of image-less adjectives, and cliches. The mention of the outfit, the designers, the coat, the shoes, etc. are all...
  90. Re: Challenge of the continents: BN gatherings/conventions

    Alta Loma is less than an hour away! *tempts tempts*

    I adore Boston. My hubby's company headquarters are there, so maybe a "business trip" can be arranged.:D
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    Re: SotD Thursday 16 October

    My current top favorite: Saffron James Nani
  92. Re: Challenge of the continents: BN gatherings/conventions

    We should do a New Orleans trip! That would be wonderful in so many ways.

    btw- if any of you are ever in Southern CA, please let me know, and I hope we can sniff together!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 15 October-08

    :wave:BlackCat - good luck at the dentist!

    I began the day in Lyric Rain, but I found myself continually resisting the urge to dye my hair black, drink Absinthe, and read Sylvia Plath; so I washed...
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    Re: Feminine Incense?

    Etro Shaal Nur - this is so beautiful!
    Saffron James Pūnono
    Chanel No. 22
    Michael Kors
    i Profumi di Firenze Mirra
    Sonoma Scent Studio Encens Tranquille and Ambre Noir
    10 Corso Como
    Miriam...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 14 October

    Juliet Has a Gun Lady Vengeance - this is so "not me" but I LOVE it. This is me playing Lt. Ellen Ripley. (It could happen...stop laughing.)

    Lilybelle - wear reading glasses on the end of your...
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    Re: LA Sniffapalooza 2008 - Highlights and Reviews

    :)Second everything BlackCat said!
    BlackCat and I had a ball, and it was, again, fascinating to smell different fragrances reacting with our personal chemistry. We have very similar fragrance...
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    Re: October Purchases?

    BlackCat & I went to Sniffapalooza here in LA on Saturday & made out like bandits. We had SO much fun sniffing and laughing all day long. The main "sniff places" were Apothia, The Scent Bar...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 October -08

    Hey BlackCat - did you know that Shiloh is by Michel Roudnitska? (I just found this out today when researching Roudnitska). I tried it at Luckyscent on Saturday and it was lovely - but didn't...
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 October -08

    I Profumi di Firenze Brezza di Mare - I am on the beach on Martha's Vinyard via olfactory powers.
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    Re: What does the ocean really smell like?

    Two amazing scents: i Profumi di Firenze Brezza di Mare and Antonia's Flowers Sogni del Mare!!:)
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