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    Re: Shopping in Melbourne Australia.

    Timdoeswell,

    She'd most certainly have a tester. She'll totally understand the need to test on your skin first.
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    Re: Shopping in Melbourne Australia.

    As a Melbournian, and a niche enthusiast, I second a majority of the suggestions here.

    Myer in the CBD, in the beauty hall, stocks Keiko Mecheri, Histoires de Parfums, Atelier Cologne, Caron,...
  3. Re: So, what did you wear today on 39°C?

    I don't feel like wearing perfume in this weather but I did apply some refreshing dabs of Annick Goutal's Mandragore EDT.
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    Sisley Trio

    Have you tried them? What are your thoughts?

    I've found a good deal for all 3 of them, but I wonder if they're worth buying blind?

    All opinions and suggestions are welcome.


    Thanks!
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    Re: Today I Bought - April 2011

    http://www.perfumezilla.com/images_product/stella-mccartney-sheer-stella-eau-toilette-spray-limited-edition20392.jpg

    Stella Sheer 2008 - 100ml BNIB.
    ...
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    Re: fragrance for smokers

    My boyfriend is a heavy smoker, so when it comes to buying him fragrance it's almost impossible.
    I suggest; L'Artisan's Tea for Two, Tom Ford's Tobacco Vanille and Penhaligon's LP No.9 for Men...
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    Re: Online Fragrances

    www.perfumery.com.au

    Ordered from them many a time - great, fast, friendly service.

    www.strawberrynet.com

    An obvious choice.

    www.feelingsexy.com.au
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    Re: Today I Bought - March 2011

    http://www.dane.ru/uploads/catalog/img_items/jil_sander__pastels_soft_yellow.jpg

    A 50ml bottle of Style Pastels - Soft Yellow by Jil Sander.

    Oh, how naughty I've been this week!
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    Re: Today I Bought - March 2011

    100ml giftset of Perles de Lalique.

    http://www.essentialmall.ca/images/uploads/thumbproduct/Perles_de_Lalique_Eau_de_Parfum_Spray_100ml_3_4oz_56294.jpg

    And...

    Lolita Lempicka Au Masculin
    ...
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 15 February 2011

    Chant de Bois by Le Labo & Anthropologie.

    http://www.punmiris.com/images/secundar/o.12807.jpg
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    Re: Today I Bought : - > February 2011

    50ml Agent Provocateur's Strip.

    http://www.parfumy.com/images/product_images/original_images/Agent-Provocateur-Strip-Eau-De-Parfum-Spray-50ml-1-7oz.jpg
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    Re: Favorite leather scent?

    Bel Ami - Hermes (my SOTD).
    Bandit - Robert Piquet
    Cabochard - Gres
    Miss Dior - Christian Dior
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    What the men say

    I agree with quite a few on this list, and my boyfriend would like to add :-

    - Coco Mademoiselle +1 (personally, as a woman, I don't understand this one).
    - Britney Spears Believe (apparently the...
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    Re: What does your significant other wear?

    When I first met him, Bvlgari's Aqva Pour Homme was all he wore. I don't mind it actually, it's one aquatic I can tolerate.

    I introduced him to Gucci's Envy for Men, Tom Ford for Men, Carthusia's...
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    Re: What is the perfume of your parents?

    Mama wears/wore: Red Door (her signature), Samsara, Petite Cherie, Poison, 5th Avenue, Provocative Woman, Burberry Weekend, White Diamonds, Maja and So De La Renta.

    Papa wears: Oscar for Men.
  16. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    Bois d'Armenie by Guerlain, Scent Intense by Costume National, Ambre Fetiche by Annick Goutal or DK Black Cashmere.
  17. Re: Sheer, light, non-floral cinnamon scent for my Mom for Christmas...any ideas?

    Commes Des Garcons Series 5 Sherbet: Cinnamon.
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    Re: Another Top Ten List Thread

    Alrighty, here goes...

    1. Burberry Weekend for Women (been my top fragrance for about 2 years now).
    2. Passion by Annick Goutal.
    3. Léau par Kenzo eau Indigo pour Femme.
    4. Joop! Homme
    5....
  19. Re: Which scents chicks dig/females love/blah blah blah

    This is possibly one of the hardest questions to answer, because in reality the list will be endless. Women are not all the same, we like different things. What I might like to smell on my man, may...
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    Re: Tauer & Molinard

    Just a little update...

    A few Molinard scents are stocked at Paint n' Powder now in the Royal Arcade.

    Peony Melbourne, boutique in Auburn, (Melbourne) may possibly be stocking Tauer in the near...
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    Re: Most worn in September and Third Quarter

    7x Fantasy by Britney Spears
    7x London by Burberry

    6x Weekend by Burberry
    6x Boss Intense by Hugo Boss

    4x L'eau par Kenzo eau Indigo

    2x Oud 27 by Le Labo
    2x By for Men by Dolce & Gabbana
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    Re: Most worn in August?

    Passion by Annick Goutal x14

    Boss Intense by Hugo Boss x8

    Deep Red by Hugo Boss x7

    Euphoria by Calvin Klein x6

    Charlie Gold by Revlon x4
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    Re: What are your top 5 fragrances for fall?

    1. Versace Woman by Versace.
    2. Léau par Kenzo eau Indigo pour Femme by Kenzo
    3. Angel Face by Ava Luxe
    4. London by Burberry
    5. Heure Exquise by Annick Goutal.
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    Re: Chanel Exclusifs Line - Australia.

    Thankyou everyone for the responses.

    I managed to test those of the Exclusifs line that I was interested in, and I am now a proud owner of a bottle of Coromandel. (You were so right Pour_Monsieur!...
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    Re: Most worn in July?

    Intimately Beckham Night x8
    Charlie Gold by Revlon x8

    Fantasy by Britney Spears x6
    Léau par Kenzo eau Indigo x6

    Passion by Annick Goutal x4

    Ange Ou Demon by Givenchy x3
    Vanille...
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    Re: Please scent me for a wedding!

    Tendre Poison is my vote. Daring and unique.
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    Re: Most Worn in June? + 2nd Quarter

    Angel by Thierry Mugler x8

    Fantasy by Britney Spears x7
    Euphoria by Calvin Klein x7
    Deep Red by Hugo Boss x7

    Versace Woman by Versace x5

    Passion by Annick Goutal x3
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    Re: Fruits in Perfumes!

    I'm not usually partial to fruity notes in fragrances. However I do love these fragrances...

    Peachy scents (my most recent loves)

    - Quel Amour! by Annick Goutal - peach, pomegranate and cherry...
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    Re: Chanel Exclusifs Line - Australia.

    Thankyou so much gutps!

    I will be checking them out and I'll be sure to be 'dolled up to the nines' in order to fool them into thinking I'm filthy rich and that I'm interested in buying every...
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    Chocolovers by Aquolina

    Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir by Bvlgari

    Bvlgari Eau Parfumee au the Blanc by Bvlgari

    Eternity by Calvin Klein

    Arpege by Lanvin
  31. Re: Any Annick Goutal fans? What are your favorites from the line?

    Passion essentially the love of my life.

    Petite Cherie
    Mandragore
    Quel Amour!
    Songes
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    Chanel Exclusifs Line - Australia.

    I have been keen on trying these fragrances ever since they were released. The only problem is, I can't seem to find them anywhere in Australia.

    Is there anywhere that Australian Basenote members...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 27 March

    Gave a whirl for the first time, Yatagan by Caron. Even a girly girl like myself enjoyed wearing such a masculine fragrance.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 23 March

    Britney Spears - Midnight Fantasy.
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    Re: SotD Monday 22 March

    Britney Spears' Midnight Fantasy.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 March

    Oh, those gingerbread men are making me hungry!

    I wore Burberry Weekend today, however I plan to wear something new tomorrow. I'm beginning to lose the ability to smell Burberry Weekend because...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 March

    Hope this turns out to be a wonderful weekend for everyone.

    Burberry Weekend for me today.
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 March

    Started the day in Burberry Weekend.

    I later tested Miss Dior and Deseo by Jennifer Lopez on the skin. I surprisingly loved Miss Dior.
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    Re: SOTD - Thursday - 18 March, 2010

    Started the morning in Burberry Weekend, and refreshed myself in the afternoon with some L'eau par Kenzo.

    Ended up spritzing on some Bellissima by Blumarine to test a few hours ago. I'm currently...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 16 March

    Started the day in Burberry Weekend - my signature. Then finished the day testing Jennifer Lopez's newie Blue Glow. Not exactly my cup of tea.

    Sleeping in Angel by Thierry Mugler.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 March

    I'm heading off to sleep now in Angel by Thierry Mugler. This is the perfect sleep fragrance for me.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 14 March

    Burberry London.
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    Re: FB Fantasy... What's yours?

    1. Chanel No.5 Eau Premiere 125ml EDP
    2. Acqua di Parma Iris Nobile 100ml EDT
    3. Kai by Kai
    4. Clive Christian No.1 (would have to know what the most expensive perfume smelt like).
    5. Possibly...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 March

    Burberry London.
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    Re: SotD Friday 12 March

    L de Lolita Lempicka for today.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 11 March

    Started the day in Burberry London.

    Ended the day with Lolita Lempicka EDP on my left wrist and Dior Addict on the other.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9 March

    Spent the day in Burberry London, followed by TM's Angel for bed-time.
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    Re: SotD Monday 8 March

    It was a public holiday for me today, so I relaxed at home in some Burberry London.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 7 March-10

    I wore Angel by Thierry Mugler.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 6 March

    Started the day in Live Platinum by Jennifer Lopez, and went to bed in Angel by Thierry Mugler.
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    Re: White flowers/Incense

    Passion by Annick Goutal.
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    Re: S O T D Friday 5 March 2010

    J.Lo's Live Platinum.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 March

    Guerlain's Champs Elysees EDT.
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    Re: SotD Monday 1st of March

    Live Platinum by Jennifer Lopez.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 28 February

    Eau d'Hadrien by Annick Goutal.
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    Re: Your opinion required - D&G Sicily

    I personally love it!

    Very elegant, clean and in some ways soapy and aldehydic. I find it very unique and pleasant due to the intriguing banana leaf note.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27 Februrary-10

    I'm actually heading off to bed now. So after my nice warm shower, I'm dreaming in Angel by Thierry Mugler.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 27 Februrary-10

    30 Roses - I'm thinking of you today. I hope things will start looking up shortly.

    I wore Alien by Thierry Mugler and Iris Nobile by Acqua di Parma. It was a testing day.
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    Re: Phantom of the Opera

    A review I wrote on this fragrance a while ago...

    "Because I'm an actor and a singer it's hard to walk past a perfume that is called 'Phantom of the Opera'. I recently went to visit a friend of...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 February

    Scent twins with EmmaGrace!

    Thierry Mugler's Angel.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 February

    Hopefully your nasty flu will disappear soon Tigrushka!

    I've been stuck in a perfume rut lately. I'm just about to head back to my apartment (where 90% of my perfume lives), however over the last...
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    Re: SotD Friday 19 February

    Ralph Lauren Romance today, followed by Fantasy by Britney Spears for this evening.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 18 February

    Yet another day in Britney Spears' Fantasy. I'm going through a sugary sweet phase.
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 17th of February

    Fantasy by Britney Spears.
  65. Re: SotD Tuesday 16 February - Shrove Tuesday

    Australians don't celebrate Pancake Day, but in order to celebrate with you all I dragged out the sweetest fragrance in my wardrobe, Fantasy by Britney Spears.
  66. Re: SotD Sunday 14 February St. Valentine's Day

    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY EVERYONE!

    Today I wore Believe by Britney Spears.
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    Re: Similar to Miss Dior

    I find Agent Provocateur's Maitresse slightly similar. Here's hoping she won't be offended by the half-naked figure on the bottle.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 February

    Chanel No.5 Eau Premiere and D&G Anthology La Force 11.

    Hope everyone is prepared for Valentine's Day.
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    Re: Tobacco notes...suggestions, please.

    I am surprised nobody has suggested Les Exclusifs de Chanel Sycomore - to me it's the perfect tobacco-floral scent.

    Notes: Tobacco, Aldehydes, Violet, Sandalwood and Vetiver.
  70. Re: Serge Lutens: What has been discontinued?

    That's awesome news Narcus!

    I was getting rather down because I hadn't managed to get around to trying these SL's. Thankfully they've given me an extra 12 months to track them down. :)
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 10 February

    Believe by Britney Spears.
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    Re: Feminine scents no guy could pull off

    I refuse to believe that there is any perfume/cologne that can't be worn by both sexes.

    While some feminine scents, (the extremely sweet, cotton candy ones) may be a challenge for some men, I know...
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    Re: Looking for a new scent, but.....

    If you don't have a problem with "female" fragrances, may I suggest Bandit by Robert Piguet. Although supposedly feminine I find it to be very unisex.
  74. Re: Ladies' SoTW 1/31/10 - 2/6/10

    Thanks for this Bluesoul!

    I find the whole process fascinating :)
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    Re: What do you carry with you?

    I carry whatever I have decided to fill my 7ml purse spray with.

    At the moment I'm carrying L'eau par Kenzo pour Femme with me everywhere I go.
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    Re: Greatest Achievements in Perfume History

    Bandit by Robert Piguet
    Poison by Dior
    Angel by Thierry Mugler
    Yatagan by Caron
    Mandragore by Annick Goutal
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    E is for Enigma by Alexandra de Markoff.
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    Re: Birmane by Van Cleef and Arpel.

    Birmane is a beautiful, rich woody oriental.

    Pineapple is very notable in the top notes, with vanilla and tonka bean coming in a close second. The scent itself is quite sweet but not in a...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 9th of February

    Believe by Britney Spears.
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    Re: Awkward moments at Macy's

    I usually sniff to review, and usually I am a major bother to the poor salespeople.

    I'll try up to 20 fragrances per visit, usually with my little notebook with the names of all the scents I want...
  81. Re: Your Barry White, Marvin Gaye, "Let's Get it On," "TMFM" hot-date 'fume

    My number one....DEEP RED by Hugo Boss. I'm pretty sneaky with this one.

    Others that get me going; Dior's Poison, Brit Red and Believe by Britney Spears.
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    Re: Tauer & Molinard

    Thankyou Dr Rudi for your quick reply.

    I would jump at the chance to order from The Perfumed Court, Luckyscent and Tauer's website however because I'm a University Student and currently...
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    Tauer & Molinard

    Does anybody know whether either of these brands are sold in stores in Australia?

    I know that they are available online, however I'd like to try them before I do a blind buy which could...
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    Re: Smelled Beyonce Heat

    It hasn't reached Australian shores yet but from what I've heard around the place, this smells very similar to Queen by Queen Latifah.
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    Re: Today I sampled...February 2010

    Sampled...

    - D&G Anthology La Lune 18 - Not bad, a rather refreshing white floral blend. Unfortunately my chemistry makes this fragrance very masculine on my skin with the musk and leather notes...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 4 February

    I wore D&G Anthology La Lune 18 for most of the day and slept the night away in Byblos Fuoco.
  87. Re: Yoo-hoo, Barbie, Midge! There was a Perfume-Giving Ken doll (seen in auction)

    How nice it would be if Ken could be real. I'd marry him for sure.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 2 February

    Feeling very refreshed tonight in Believe by Britney Spears.
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    Re: SotD Monday 1 February

    A horrid, hot, steamy day here. Trying to freshen myself up with some L'eau par Kenzo pour Femme.

    Hope the rest of the day turns out alright Tigrushka!
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    Re: Most worn in January?

    14x Believe by Britney Spears
    7x Funny! by Moschino
    5x L'eau par Kenzo
    4x Burberry Weekend
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    Re: SotD Sunday 31 January

    Believe by Britney Spears for yesterday. (forgot to post!)

    Also HAPPY BIRTHDAY Scensitivity!
  92. Re: How many sprays do you use on application?

    Again it depends on the fragrance itself.

    With my lighter scents, anywhere between 6-8 sprays (both wrists, inner elbows, cleavage, stomach, back of neck, both sides of neck).

    With the...
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game

    E is for Eternity Moment by Calvin Klein.
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    Re: Today I sampled...January 2010

    Tested...

    Paris - Yves Saint Laurent
    Cinema - Yves Saint Laurent
    Versense - Versace
    D&G Anthology L'Imperatice 3 - Dolce & Gabbana
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    Re: SotD Saturday 30 January

    Happy Birthday Joe!

    Today I'm wearing Versace Signature.
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    Re: Today I sampled...January 2010

    I'm giving Escada's Marine Groove a test.

    Must say it's not as bad as I presumed it would be. A basic, yet pleasant fruity scent with dominant passionfruit and peony notes. Smells a little too...
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    Re: SotD Friday 29 January

    Thankyou for the well-wishes yesterday. Today I have recovered well from my surgery.

    I tested a sample I received from Escada, Marine Groove. Not bad, just very heavy with the passionfruit note.
  98. Re: Irritating questions asked at perfume stores...

    I too hate the "Are you looking to buy for yourself or...?" question. Most of the time I reply that I'm looking for myself which usually gets a strange look from the SA. My guess is that in small...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 28 January

    I couldn't wear any this morning because I had surgery. However, after a nap this afternoon I spritzed on some Believe by Britney Spears. It's surprisingly spicy rather than sweet on me. A beautiful...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 27 January

    Tested some scents today. Crystal Noir by Versace on my left wrist and Delicious Night by Donna Karan on my right.

    Delicious Night is too strong in the opening and has way too much patchouli in...
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