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    Re: Champs Elysees

    Yep, I'm one of y'all - or one of us - or however that goes. I'm so intrigued with the idea of a perfume smelling of mimosa. A dear friend's family had a large, old mimosa tree in their back yard...
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    Champs Elysees

    I'm so glad the forum is back! Can anyone out there walk me through a description of Guerlain's Champs Elysees? Maybe compare it to something contemporary that I might have encountered? I've read...
  3. Re: A Replacement for Cher's Uninhibited perfume?

    I remember when Uninhibited came out and I tried to wear it for quite a while because it was so beautiful and different. Unfortunately, I could never apply lightly enough, and usually got a raging...
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    Re: How can you tell if its right for you

    Bravo! I've been on a fragrance quest for about a year now, and you've expressed this so eloquently. Best of luck to my fellow traveler. It's a long, long road!
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    Re: someone familiar with frederic malle?

    Thank you both! Alas, I live nowhere near a Barney's and so must take a small leap of faith. I think I'll follow Omega Man's advice and purchase a decant first. Any recommendations for a source?
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    someone familiar with frederic malle?

    In response to my inquiry, I received two fragrance cards today from Frederic Malle - Lys Mediterranee and Carnal Flower. Each was in a separate plastic zip top bag, but the two smell almost exactly...
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    Re: Sweet Spring water...?

    My suggestion: L'eau d'hiver - Frederic Malle. I filled out their online questionnaire and rc'd a most generous sample of this lovely fragrance. At first, it was a little too, but I found myself...
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    Best advice for new fragrance search?

    What's your best advice for selecting a new fragrance? I've read so much great commentary here and I've tested and sampled and sniffed and I've narrowed my choices down to a handful, and would like...
  9. Re: Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

    What great advice. My (first round of) samples are on their way! Here's the list: (a couple of these are for my 14 year old daughter - after I pass on them . . . )
    LHeure Bleue, Michael Kors,...
  10. Re: Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

    Wouldn't it be great to still be guided by the grand dames who worked the perfume counters in the 70's and 80's? Those gals knew their stuff and would probably still be around if all our department...
  11. Re: Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

    No disrespect intended - just awfully disappointed when Paris, which smelled so lovely, hit my skin and did that acidic, toxic, fingernails on a chalkboard, . .. just stanky thing that I think Poison...
  12. Re: Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

    Excellent! Many thanks. I'll keep everyone posted on the search.
  13. Re: Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

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    First of all; I don`t really know what you mean by asking for "legitimate" suggestions.

    By legitimate, I meant suggestions from people (like those here) who have a more complex...
  14. Can you help more than the perfume zombies at the mall?

    OK folks, I'm seriously shopping for a new scent. I've done lots of legwork, sniffed the coffee beans and listened sincerely to the bored zombies at Dillard's. I diligently tried the samples they...
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    Re: What has made you the most nauseated?

    My first post! I've been searching for a new scent for the past month or so, so lots and lots of them have made me ill. I've also thought long and hard about what I loved and what I didn't. Here...
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