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    Re: My collection so far...Portrait of a Lady

    Swoon! What a beautiful collection. And, the Tabac Blond is the bomb! Your collections is fabulous. Thanks so much for sharing.
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    Re: What smells "gothic" to you??

    For me, Gothic is an earthy smell, like Noir Patchouli.
  3. Re: Which scents have you discovered that you wish you had known about- the "Ah Ha" frags

    Xscent, I am hooked and so the quest for the vintage begins...
  4. Re: Which scents have you discovered that you wish you had known about- the "Ah Ha" frags

    What a great description of your discovery! I need to hunt down a sample of the vintage Cuir de Russie. Not that I need to fall down into any more rabbit holes...
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    Re: old house: Bienaimé

    I recently found a full bottle of La Vie En Fleurs with a stuck stopper, so haven't smelled it yet.
  6. Re: Which scents have you discovered that you wish you had known about- the "Ah Ha" frags

    Mine are the Caron's mentioned above, along with Bal à Versailles, Black Cashmere and Jicky. I have a vintage Joy and I keep trying it because it should be right up my alley, but so far, it doesn't...
  7. Thread: A Caron Sniff-Fest

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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    You have no idea how much I want to try French Can Can and now I am lusting after En Avion. Suzan told me that once you purchase a flacon, it costs less to refill it. Thank you so much for the...
  8. Thread: A Caron Sniff-Fest

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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    The Tabac Blond pure purfume. Which ones have you tried?
  9. Thread: A Caron Sniff-Fest

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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    I finally got in touch with Suzan and am ordering. She will be in France the early part of 2014. I am super excited! I will keep you posted!
  10. Thread: A Caron Sniff-Fest

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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    Thanks, so much for your quick response! :smiley:
  11. Thread: A Caron Sniff-Fest

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    Re: A Caron Sniff-Fest

    Is Parisian Boutique a seller on Ebay? I can't seem to find it.
  12. Re: Impromptu Pre-Christmas Sniff-Together, next Sat 7th December in Northcote

    Yes, that's true, but I miss the comradery of sharing scents with with a group of friends! I live in a rural area and there is not one person that I know in my area that I can share my scents with. ...
  13. Re: Impromptu Pre-Christmas Sniff-Together, next Sat 7th December in Northcote

    Christine, I so wish that I lived in Aussie Land!
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    Re: Did I get ripped off/scammed?

    I've used My Perfume Samples, too, without a problem. Right now, I am waiting for a package from a private sale from the end of December. The seller lives in London and I live in the US. I am...
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    Re: favourite Penhaligon's scent?

    Elixer is my very favorite. I never tire of it.
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    Re: Need help dating and ID'ing bottle design:)

    I have a similar bottle. Look on the bottom of the bottle for a number and then check the bottom of the stopper for a number. If they match, I believe it is a Lalique. You can also check closed...
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    Re: Historical fragrance bottles and cases

    Antique shops are a great place to find bottles. I found a Lalique bottle 1/2 full of Coty l Origin in original box for 20 bucks. It's a treasure!

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    Antique shops are a...
  18. Thread: Unsung Treasures

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    Re: Unsung Treasures

    I don't see Halston, which is still available and quite cheap. I love this scent.
  19. Rec'd my book a couple of weeks ago and LOVE it! ...

    Rec'd my book a couple of weeks ago and LOVE it! Highly recommend
  20. Thread: Ebay feedback rant

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    Re: Ebay feedback rant

    You may want to try Etsy. It's easy to use and costs less than eBay.
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    Re: Guide to vintage Shalimar bottles

    Excellent information. I just purchased 2 vintage bottles and couldn't believe my luck in finding your site! Many thanks for your hard work.
  22. Re: What was the last fragrance you had to scrub off, or at least contemplated doing so?

    Tresor. YUCK!
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    Re: Samples versus The Real Juice

    Totally agree and I just came to the same conclusion not long ago.
  24. Re: Anyone ever try Givenchy Gentleman aftershave (vintage version)

    Well, I was home all day, so didn't get any comments. I will wear it during a work day and see if anyone comments. I think that women love this scent so much on a male that it follows that if they...
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    Re: Santa Maria Novella Garofano

    I have this and really love it. As noted above it's a spicy carnation and lasts forever. I use it as an evening fragrance rather than every day work, as it really stands out. I actually bought a...
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    Re: If you completely stopped buying fragrances...

    Be still my heart! Don't even suggest such a thing!
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    Re: Some steals from my local perfume shop

    Oh, WOW! Right place, right time. Congrats!
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    Re: Recommendation for a present for my mum

    I am about your Mom's age and also loved Opium in the day. How about Penhaligon's Elixer? It's a spice oriental with the following notes:
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    Eucalyptus, Cardamom, Orange Blossom...
  29. Re: Perfume Parlour - has anyone tried these 'inspired by' oils?

    Wow, this looks interesting! I will have to check them out. Thanks for posting!
  30. Re: Anyone ever try Givenchy Gentleman aftershave (vintage version)

    I love the smell on him. However, now you have me thinking that I have to try it on myself. In the past, I have worn male versions of scents and liked them very much. I think I will give this a...
  31. Re: Anyone ever try Givenchy Gentleman aftershave (vintage version)

    My husband uses the vintage and loves it and so do I. It smells remarkable.
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    Re: Penhaligon's fragrances

    I have Elixer, which I LOVE and Zinzonia, which is ok. I would love to have Night Stock! The decant smells amazing!
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