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  1. Re: Chanel No. 5 eau premiere / Malle iris poudre / Dior new look 1947?

    Iris Poudre is probably my favorite fragrance, it lasts and is beautiful, but it is expensive! No. 5 Eau Premiere is what I probably wear most. It's an easy, go to version of No. 5, lighter and...
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    Re: Next SF Sniff will be April 21st

    Oh, hi! I'm in! Thanks!
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    Re: San Francisco Sniff on October 15th!

    Wow - sounds like it was fun - sorry I missed it. Love the pic! I've been trying to be good and haven't purchased any fragrances since my Iris Poudre at last Spring's SF Sniff, but I'm wearing...
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 26 October 2011

    Hi! Wearing Parfums Delrae's Coup de Foudre today, from a sample. So far I am enjoying this lovely rose.
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    Re: SotD: Friday, 17th June, 2011

    Ooopps, haven't posted in a while and forgot about Fridays - too bad, as I certainly have some neglected scents! SotD is my much loved sample of Carnal Flower by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 18 May 2011

    Iris Poudre by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

    http://www.postercheckout.com/PrintImagesNew/EUR/23002034.jpg
  7. Re: Quick, the house is on fire! Which scent(s) do you grab first?

    Well, since they're all stored in a tub in the linen closet, it would be easy to take everything - but if just one - definately Iris Poudre - it's the fullest bottle and most expensive to replace of...
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    Re: Birthday pressie for my girlfrend (24)

    Ditto with what everyone else says - get her what she wants! :)
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    Re: Do you wear perfume to bed ! ! ! ! !

    Yes, whatever I'm in the mood for.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday 17th MAY 2011

    Trying out Evening Edged in Gold by Ineke from a sample Ineke gave me at the SF Sniff. I wore it last night, too. It is absolutely lovely!
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel Parfums Online

    So when I went back to Chanel in SF last week they were out of Bois des Iles - maybe it's my destiny - this way I can order the parfum, which they don't sell in the boutique. What's the consensus...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 13 May 2011

    Oh, my best to those who had a bad day - may your weekend be wonderful!

    RHM - I hope your kitty's doing alright and has a speedy recovery. Try not to worry about your house, things will work out....
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    Re: Ladies Over 35 ......

    I like woody scents on my husband - Tom Ford Oud Wood, L'Artisan Parfumeur Al Oudh, Diptyque Tam Dao - all from samples, but will purchase one or something similar soon - I enjoy wearing woods, too.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 11 May 2011

    SotD - Bois des Iles from another sample - I want a FB! Hubby in a sample of Tam Dao - smells divine!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 9 May 2011

    My condolences Candy Perfume Boy.

    The first half of the day I compared Iris Poudre by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle to Ferré by Gianfranco Ferré, both by Pierre Bourdon. At opening I find...
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: May 2011

    Frederic Malle's Iris Poudre - finally! :)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 8 of May 2011

    Happy Mother's Day!

    SotD - my purchase from yesterday, Frederic Malle's Iris Poudre

    http://robertnaf.com/images/Purple%20Iris%2020x16.jpg
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    Re: SF Sniff Round-Up

    First a great big THANK YOU to all those who were involved in organizing this event - it was awesome! And, yes, I for one was dead on my feet by the time I got in my car at 7:00! And yes, Kilian was...
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    Re: SOTD, Saturday 30 APRIL 2011

    Congratulations and the best of luck!

    SotD: Chanel No. 5 Eau Première
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    Re: San Francisco Spring Sniff - May 7th !!!

    Wow - this is going to be an amazing day! Can't wait!
  21. Thread: Happy Easter

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    Re: Happy Easter

    Happy Easter!

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_TwDWC1Qebo8/S7E8b3IpoWI/AAAAAAAAC00/UQPHSZlTQeg/s1600/easter+blessing006.jpg
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    Re: SotD Easter Sunday, 24 April 2011

    Happy Birthday, Teardrop!

    lilybelle, love the wreath!

    SotD - Pure Grace by Philosophy

    http://www.postcardroundup.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/a-happy-easter.jpg
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 20 April 2011

    Jon - gorgeous pic! & Candy Perfume Boy - your pic is way cool!

    SotD - Chanel No. 5 Eau Première
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    Re: crowdpleasers that I hate!

    Angel, Black Orchid, Coco Mademoiselle, Poison & Shalimar
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    Re: Newcomer to Caron perfumes

    I have a decant of Or et Noir and it is one of my very favorite scents. That said, my experience with other Carons is rather limited. I have Nuit de Noel, very nice; Bellodgia which is ok; and a...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 19 April 2011

    SotD Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia

    http://www.nittaair.com/images/Img67.jpg

    Happy Birthday, shoegal68!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 18 April 2011

    Cuir de Russie
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    Re: SotD Saturday 16 April 2011

    Have a wonderful party!!

    SotD Chanel No. 19

    It's such a lovely day - I've been in the backyard reading, enjoying a glass of chardonnay, listening to the fountain, my kitty is sitting under the...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 15 April 2011

    OOhhh, scent triplets with elizjr & gandhajala with Bois des Îles! This is my second day in a row with this lovely scent from a sample decant. I'm really thinking this should be a purchase -...
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    Re: The Synchronized Fridays Anno 2011

    So, I finally read The Guide and noticed I own several one star fragrances which I do like. I'm sure I'm not the only one... Wouldn't it be be fun to have a 1 star from The Guide Synchronized...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 12 April 2011

    Chanel's Beige

    From Chanel: An intense powdery floral of natural elegance and grace -- eponymous for Mademoiselle Chanel's favorite colour. Created by CHANEL Master Perfumer Jacques Polge in 2008,...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 8 April 2011

    Hypnotic Poison :)
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    Re: Misc Samples & Questin about Oud Wood

    Thanks for the suggestions!
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    Misc Samples & Questin about Oud Wood

    First -
    Got lots of samples yesterday: Love, Chloé, D & G Rose The One, Prada Infusion d'Iris, Hypnotic Poison, Pure Poison, Eau Mega, & Stella. And, just ordered a few I'd been wanting to try...
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    Re: Basenotes to become 'paid' only

    !!! :) !!!
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    Re: Tuberose smell in the air

    Ah, this thread inspired me to use a little EL Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 25 March 2011

    Was planning on wearing Diorissimo, but forgot...

    Out of sync with JPG Classique!

    http://image01.otto.de/pool/formata/1375811.jpg
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    Re: Les Exclusifs de Chanel and my frustration

    Nice!

    I've shopped for fragrance in the YSL store in San Francisco, which I understand has closed :( , and it was fine. I'm actually looking forward to the Chanel store in SF - next time I'm...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 24 March 2011

    Clair de Musc by Serge Lutens layered with Oud Wood by Tom Ford

    Happy Birthday Sunnyfunny!
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 March 2011

    Hi! Hope you all had a wonderful day! SotD has been Tom Ford's Black Violet . This is the third time I've tried it, and I'm really liking it, except for the opening, which is a little too sharp and...
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Not what I was thinking - but good one! The "here" being place...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 18th March, 2011.

    Out of sync - with Beach by Bobbi Brown

    Will most likely do No. 5 later on.

    Have a nice day/weekend everyone!
  43. Re: A question for you: when did anti-allergen movement begin?

    I think that the anti-allergen thing really came in to vogue in the late 80s, early 90s. Remember that movie Safe with Julianne Moore? And it's just sort of progressed from there to encompass...
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    Re: The Hotel Smell

    Very!
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Is it Lyric Man by Amouage?

    Being bohemain here.
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 17 March 2011

    Happy Birthday wishes to Warum & Baldufita's dd!

    Larimar - Good to hear you got that foot checked out - infections can be very nasty, take care.

    SotD Chanel No. 5 Eau Première
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Gengis Khan by Marc de la Morandiere?
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 March 2011

    SotE - switched to JPG Classique
  49. Re: What's the worst female fragrance you've ever smelled?

    YSL Paris is awful on me. I had it when it first came out and it smelled like my guinea pig's cage. I haven't tried it in 20 years so maybe it's different on me now... Also don't like Poison, White...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 March 2011

    Wow, there are some beautiful pictures in this thread!

    Loving my vintage Chanel No. 19 today!
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    Re: SOTD Monday 14 March 2011

    Happy Birthday to Baldufita and Gary!

    I didn't realize it was Serge Lutens birthday today until reading this thread, but already happened to be wearing Fleurs d'Oranger as my SotD - how apropos!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 March 2011

    Dora - I too am loving the irises!
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 13 March 2011

    Happy birthday & anniversary to those celebrating today!

    SotD - YSL Rive Gauche

    Have a nice day/evening everyone!
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 12 March 2011

    Beautiful!

    SotD - Lagerfeld Kapsule Floriental & Kapsule Woody - love the two combined!
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Archipelago Botanicals Tuscany

    Candle notes: Sweet Basil, Cilantro and Rosemary
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    Re: SotD Friday 11 March 2011

    Congratulations Nukapai!

    Out of sync with Or et Noir - don't have any jeweller's fragrances.
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    Re: Which celebrities should have fragrances?

    No more celebrity fragrances! But I bet if Angelina Jolie had one it would sell well. For retro movie stars - Gene Tierney's name would lend itself nicely to an elegant, classic style scent.
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    Re: Katie Puckrik on YouTube

    Katie's reviews are a pleasure to watch! They're well produced, entertaining, and she has a terrific sense of humor as well as style!
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 11 March 2011

    Hi all! In my psuedo Iris Poudre today: Ferré by Gianfranco Ferré

    http://registry.placerarts.org/assets/4577/Copy_of_watercolor_i.orig.jpg
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    Re: San Francisco Spring Sniff???

    Yay - the 7th it is! Marking my calendar. I'm so looking forward to meeting you all!
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    I can come up with a fine dessert - Creme Brulee - but I know that's not right because I'm missing the second half - hungry laborers! LOL!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 9 March 2011

    Diorissimo

    http://www.floridiannature.com/lily-of-the-valley.jpg

    Happy Birthday wishes to all those celebrating birthdays today!
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    Re: Your emotional comfort scent

    Yesterday turned out to be a bad day for me, I went to bed early and read and wore Or et Noir, so I guess it's a comfort scent for me as well as Chanel No. 5. It was what I needed.

    To everyone...
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/60426637@N07/5512242469/
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    Re: Candle of the day?

    Pure Integrity soy tealights - First Bloom
  66. Re: What's the best smelling detergent you've ever used?

    Thanks for the info on Nancy Boy. I checked out their website and am super excited to try their laundry detergent. Will swing by the store the next time I'm in the city.

    Presently, I use All or...
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    Re: Your emotional comfort scent

    BayKAT - I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet parrot, it's so difficult to lose a loved pet.

    My comfort scent is Chanel No. 5.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 8 March 2011

    SotD Crystal Noir by Versace

    Have a nice day/evening everyone!
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Haha - I didn't even know there was a fragrance called Silver Black - that's so perfect! I was thinking Or et Noir. Madness - that was driving me mad! ;)

    Slithering... Coral Snake? I like the...
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Fou d'Elle? or Fou d'Absinthe? something about crazy I think...

    Oh, & yay I was right! (Hypnotic Poison)
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Shining metallically and very dark.
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Oh wait - Hypnotic Poison
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Is it Hypnôse?
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    Re: SOTD - Sunday, 6 March 2011

    Ditto for lilybelle's sentiments...

    SotD is Estee Lauder's Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Leesee - Wish I could take the credit for the 24, Faubourg, but it was FrouFrou :) I can't come up with anything on the honky-tonk either - someone take a shot at it! Of course, I'm probably the...
  76. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 5, 2011 ★★★ CHYPRE

    Yes, I'm a bit confused by the list. I had no idea 24, Faubourg is a floral chypre, or Chanel Chance. 24,F has not been working on me lately - my husband told me he didn't like it on me the other...
  77. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 5, 2011 ★★★ CHYPRE

    Ooohh, just reading a little about this fragrance - sounds wonderful!

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_QcWx0-zicCM/TRq3OPcHPoI/AAAAAAAABlE/20NxZRH0FUc/s1600/galbanum%2540blass.com.au

    A lovely image...
  78. Re: All Invited! ♥ ♥ ♥ Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, March 5, 2011 ★★★ CHYPRE

    Wearing Chanel No. 19. I guess this is considered vintage and certainly pre-reformulation as it is a bottle of spray cologne I've had since the early 80s. Over 25 years ago I received this as a...
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Oh, good one, but I was thinking Carnal Flower, i.e. carnal knowledge & tuberose is a perrenial!

    Still wondering if dim sum is Chinatown?

    This is a challenging game!
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    Re: The Write Fragrance

    Is it Chinatown?

    Making love perennially.
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    Re: SotD March 4, Friday

    Forgot it was Friday, had planned on being in sync with Diorissimo, but out of sync - SotD is No. 19 instead...

    Happy Birthday wishes to Rtamara & Bookwyrmsmith!
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    Re: Fragrance families & skin type

    This is a very interesting thread. I have trouble wearing numerous scents, they just smell wrong on me (e.g. absolutely cannot wear Shalimar). Lately, I've noticed some that used to work aren't...
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    Re: SOTD Thursday 3 March 2011

    Hi all! Wearing the ever lovely 24, Faubourg today.

    Happy Birthday Timaru!
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    Re: San Francisco Spring Sniff???

    Oh, I am! I'm certainly not as knowledgeable as the rest of you Basenoters, but it sounds fun and I could learn a great deal - either day works for me.
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    Re: James Bond perfume reference

    Yes - I was watching this film today and I originally thought Bond said L'Heure Bleue. However, the film's transcript reads: "Isn´t Le Bleu a bit heady for that?" So I'm thinking perhaps it's the...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 02 March 2011

    Been enjoying Chanel No. 5 Eau Première all day!

    C Rose - very cool!

    Glad the sick folks are getting better... I've been sick too, for almost a month, but today I am finally feeling better!
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    Re: SotD Thursday 24 February 2011

    Ferre in the AM, switched to Chanel No. 5 After Bath Powder and Chanel No. 5 Eau Première after showering. Gosh, I've been sick (cough, sinus, and on and off fever, half the people I know have it)...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 February 2011

    SotE Chanel No. 19
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 22 February 2011

    Trying Black Orchid today. It's been on for about 1 1/2 hours, it's nice, but I'm not loving it - sort of like Angel, which I tried a couple of days ago. I kind of "get" them, but they're not me......
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    Re: SotD Monday 21 February 2011

    Trying Narciso Rodriguez for Her EDT from a sample my husband brought home for me. I wish I had a sample of the EDP to compare. So far, the top notes were really pretty, but as it dries down it...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 20 February 2011

    SotE is Thierry Mugler Angel - my husband brought me home a sample - can you all believe I'd never tried it before?! It's very nice - and very familiar as well, I must know some people who wear it...
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 20 February 2011

    Coco Mademoiselle shower gel & body lotion, but... I just never like the way this wears on me so I've drowned it out with SL Fleurs d'Oranger - ahhhh.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 19 January

    inees good advice from everyone else, follow it, rest and get well soon! :)

    SotD (morning) It's a killer combo! Tom Ford Oud Wood and Serge Lutens Clair de Musc. I had been sampling Oud Wood on...
  94. Re: SotD Friday 18 February 2011 - ***** Fragrances (Synch. Day)

    SotE - almost in sync still - Chanel No. 5, but EDP, not the parfum or EDT.
  95. Re: SotD Friday 18 February 2011 - ***** Fragrances (Synch. Day)

    In sync with Rive Gauche
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_UnkBavUbDPY/TQngkGfE_5I/AAAAAAAABeo/9uKjZ2RF1B8/YSL%2BRive%2BGauche.jpg
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    Re: SotD Friday 4 February 2011

    In sync with Or et Noir
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    Re: SotD Thursday February 3d, 2011

    The ultimate in layering - Chanel No 5 bath gel, body lotion, after bath powder & EdP.

    Happy Birthday tott!

    Sorry for your loss RHM.
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    Re: SotD Monday 31 January 2011

    http://www.perfumeinc.com/image/FERRE_NEW_W.jpg

    Ferre (new)

    Get well soon Shoegal!
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    Re: Arrggg - Ferre & Ferre (old & New) Ebay

    Update: Ebay seller was awesome - sent a bottle of the new Ferre with return shipping for the old! Will definately add them to my Ebay favorites list. So is Ferre a dup for Iris Poudre?? Well,...
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    Re: SOTD Wednesday 26 January 2011

    Last night I used the rest of my Iris Poudre sample, because I was going to go to Barneys with my husband today and buy a bottle. But, he's a tad under the weather, so another day... Anyway, the...
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