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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th December, 2019

    Frederic Malle L'Eau d'Hiver
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    Re: House Affinity/Aversion

    Thank you for articulating this so well. Although not Jewish, I've struggled with this subject and have come to a similar conclusion.
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    This is one that I am sampling that I am considering purchasing, perhaps my favorite of the ten. I never smelled the original CdB to compare, but it reminds me of Bois des Iles.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th December, 2019

    I love Pickles! I mean the cat, not the vegetables. Come to think of it, I love the vegetables, too. But I mean I love Pickles the Cat!
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    Re: Fragrantica readers awards

    Although I use it a lot I don't actually belong to Fragrantica. I see a lot of the most popular scents on their voting board actually came out in 2018. Rasei Fort's Kolonya came out in November 2018...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th December, 2019

    Serge Lutens Bas de Soie

    I'm surprised by how much I am liking this. I suppose it's because I usually don't go for green scents, and Luca Turin doesn't like hyacinth, but I do.
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    Re: What would be similar to Tova Nights

    Estée Lauder Pleasures

    someone suggested Chanel No. 19, but I'm thinking maybe Zoologist Hummingbird
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    I've tried 10 scents once each now. I'm going to retry 3 towards deciding on full bottles.

    But I'm in no hurry; it's not a priority at this time of year.
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    Re: A fragrance for my beloved grandmother

    I don't know what the exchange rate is in Bulgaria since I don't speak Bulgarian, but in the UK you would be able to find precisely 3 fragrances at Notino in that price range.
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Revlon Sophisticated
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    Re: Today I bought December 2019

    Congratulations! I have tried most of the exclusifs and think they are all great. And welcome to posting at basenotes.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    My 30 year old mini of L'Artisan Parfumeur Eau du Caporal

    Obviously I don't wear my masculines very often. I still have a companion mini of Navigateur and I like that one more.
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    Re: Buddy from Pull and Bear - Help

    Mr. Burberry edt prominently features similar notes, but has many others in it as well. It will be difficult to find something as simple. Several Jacques Bogart scents contain those notes as well.
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    Re: Perfume name by the sample of it

    I belive it's an Escada. Perhaps Ibiza Hippie.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Serge Lutens La Myrrhe

    While not really my style, this is undeniably a great scent.
  16. Re: Brand new here; sorry if I'm posting in wrong place

    I'm seeing some comparisons to Houbigant Quelque Fleurs.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - December 2019

    Trapp Golden Cypress
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist
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    Re: Another fake or real post.

    I believe your post is real. I cannot help you with your bottle, however. I'm sure others can.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th December, 2019

    I was looking at Jon's earlier SOTD and wondering " Bourton-on-the-Hater", wow, those English villages have such quaint names, until I realized "eau!"

    Wearing a sample of Frederic Malle En Passant.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    You're welcome here, tilleuil.

    Sorry for your friend's loss, Dora, that's so sad.

    Good luck, teardrop!

    Narciso Rodriguez Pure Musc For Her edp , a generic, linear lilac, but oh so pretty. I...
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    Re: Candle questions

    Sounds to me like you are on the right track. I haven't tried them yet but I've heard good things about Carriere Freres, which is by the Cire Trudon makers. Otherwise, from what little experience I...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    Oh, my word, such stories here today. My blessings to all.

    Serge Lutens Encens et Lavande

    Finally an incense I find wearable. Olibanum is a note I love but find overwhelming in most personal...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd December, 2019

    So sorry to hear, Q. And I thought I was having a bad day. But kitties do make everything better and I am so grateful I have one to comfort me.

    Wearing Rogue Perfumery Mousse Illuminée, so nice,...
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    Re: Home Fragrance Products - Today, I Finished...

    Miller Harris La Pluie The scent was subtle but pleasant. The throw on these two Miller Harris candles I have are rather limited so I am glad I did not pay a lot for them.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Tabac Aurea
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - November 2019

    Miller Harris La Pluie
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    I had a great Thanksgiving with my family. My nephew told a funny story about losing his wallet in the Moscow metro this summer during a student trip. He left it atop a machine and silly boy did not...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

    Serge Lutens Santal Blanc and Santal de Mysore
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

    LOL

    I'll have to wear a sandalwood today for Mike's birthday.
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    Body & bath products found at TJ Maxx

    I like to use scented lotions, washes, and soaps, and rather than have to send away for everything I try to patronize my local business, which is a TJ Maxx.

    Since we are apparently at the end of...
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - November 2019

    dwHome Juniper Wreath

    I have not been of a mind to burn candles much lately, but I saw this little one in TJ Maxx and couldn't resist, remembering how much I have liked it in the past.
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    Re: Did Musc Ravageur change?

    lpp! Good to see you again!
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 25th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Winter Woods
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    Re: Weirdest Name For Male Fragrances

    It's a pinkish-orangey colored sapphire. They are very desirable.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 24th November, 2019

    Sampling Papillon Bengale Rouge

    A unique scent for me for sure, but one I find strangely boozy. It smells like something I'd want to drink instead, and I don't drink anymore, so this is not for...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 23rd November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Champagne de Bois
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 22nd November, 2019

    Serge Lutens Fourreau Noir
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 21st November, 2019

    I just received samples of Mousse Illuminée, Chypre-Siam, and Fougère L'Aube and look forward to trying them out when my head feels better.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 21st November, 2019

    Shocking kitties and strutting turkeys, it's been that kind of day.

    SOTE is Rogue Perfumery Derviche from a gratuity sample I received that was not one of the ones I bought. Not really my style...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Incense Pure
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    Serge Lutens Mandarine Mandarin
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Orly Rage
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    Re: Fav Elie Saab "Essence" collection?

    I have minis of the Rose, Neroli, Vetiver, and Gardenia. The rose has a vanilla base - TS called it a coca-cola rose. The neroli and vetiver are clean and non-soapy. I agree that the gardenia is the...
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    Re: Amber absolute 2015

    Congratulations and enjoy!
  46. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist - Yeah, it smells like carrot, all right. It is after all meant to be dark and mysterious, moody and stark. It's not particularly wearable for, say, an every day scent....
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist and Frederic Malle Iris Poudre from samples
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Why, thank you, HOP, for the nod. But you may regret it should I be chosen to have a synch day because the most obvious feature of my style are aldehydes and I know how unpopular they are!
  49. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Sonoma Scent Studio Ambre Noir - very rich, so much so that the amber is such a minor part of the complexity of notes that one wonders why it was even named an amber. I find it more incensey.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Ambre Noir
  51. Re: New Member Here - Wondering What to Do Next . . .

    Unfortunately, I think you've missed the boat on Chanel sampling from decanting sites because Chanel cracked down on them and took them to court. Guerlain did the same.
    Professional decanters can no...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 15th November, 2019

    I no longer have any one stars in my wardrobe but I do not lack for two stars, including my beloved Chanel Beige.

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Fou d'Insinthe
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    Re: Tom Ford - Top 5?

    Italian Cypress
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 14th November, 2019

    Nice pics.

    Bond No. 9 Chinatown from a sample
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 13th November, 2019

    You are the best son in the world.
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    Re: DecantShop scammed me

    24 days. That's how long it took from the day I placed my order until I received it.

    I should be grateful that I received it in good order at all.

    I have had no explanation from Decantshop,...
  57. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette - a woody violet rose. So pretty. Really enjoying this one.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 13th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Voile de Violette
  59. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Sonoma Scent Studio Rose Volupté on one arm and Velvet Rose on the other

    Velvet Rose lives up to its name is the more rose prominent of the two.
    The opening of Rose Volupté was odd and oily to...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Rose Volupté and Velvet Rose
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th November, 2019

    You're welcome, Americans!

    Lalique Encre Noire Pour Elle
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    Re: Introduction and Question

    Oh, I get it now. I've been trying to figure this out for years.
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    Re: Introduction and Question

    It didn't work.
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    Re: Hand soap and body wash

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/408006-Soaps-Shower-Gels-Currently-Using-Favourites-Purchases-etc

    There are a few threads on the board that you can peruse in the Cosmetics & Beauty section.
    ...
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    Sonoma Scent Studio Nostalgie

    Old school floral aldehydic in a similar style to my Guerlains - Chant d'Aromes and Nahema. Very nice.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 10th November, 2019

    Sonoma Scent Studio Nostalgie
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    Re: Sonoma Scent Studio

    I received my package from SSS today of 10 sample vials. I look forward to wearing these new to me scents over the next couple of weeks.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th November, 2019

    Serge Lutens Ambre Sultan
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    FortheloveofGod somebody go to a salon!

    I'm not trying to spam the thread here.

    Orly Flicker
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    These city syncs are getting to be too hard. Sorry, but I've never heard of Phillip Island (next month's locale), I don't have anything in my wardrobe to do with penguins and can only hope I've got...
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    Re: DecantShop scammed me

    Did you ever hear from them?

    I am in a similar quandary. I am missing an entire order. I ordered on Oct 20, got a vague confirmation notice on Oct. 29 with no tracking information, so I thought it...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th November, 2019

    Children of Dune miniseries shot in Prague (2003)

    Dior Dune
  73. Re: John Varvatos Artisan Pure - when to expect at discounters?

    I found mine at TJ Maxx a few weeks ago. I don't remember the price - maybe $20 or $30 for 2.5 oz. - I don't pay a lot for anything.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 7th November, 2019

    Guerlain Nahema
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Foundation myth about Prague from wikipedia

    hazelnuts

    "Přemysl married Libuše, the traditional foundress of Prague, and became prince of the Bohemian Czechs.[3] However, according to the...
  76. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    Elie Saab Essence No. 6 Vetiver
    and
    Elie Saab Essence No. 7 Neroli are both straight up soliflores, simple, clean, fresh, without soapiness, neither strong nor weak longevity or sillage. Francis...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 6th November, 2019

    Dame Perfumery Dark Horse
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 6th November, 2019

    Ooh, I love the Guerlain family tree, Roberto!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

    Indeed I am. Wearing it for the first time and am very favorably impressed. I think I like this even better than the original.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

    Hermès Twilly Eau Poivrée
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    Elie Saab Essence No. 6 Vetiver
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 3rd November, 2019

    Elie Saab Essence No. 7 Neroli
  83. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    ^^^ Bottega Veneta & Cuir de Lancôme are the leathers I've smelled that I like. I'm not familiar with the Perles de Lalique.

    Elie Saab Essence No. 1 Rose.

    It didn't strike me as a rose...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 2nd November, 2019

    Elie Saab Essence No. 1 Rose
  85. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time. (Feminine fragrances edition!)

    I took a whiff of each of my new Elie Saab minis and the
    Essence No. 2 Gardenia stood out to me right away, so I have put some on, and while it hasn't been long, I have to say this is a very...
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    Re: Today I bought November 2019

    2 ml spray sample of Hermès Twilly Eau Poivrée
    5 ml mini bottles of Elie Saab Essence
    No. 1 Rose
    No. 2 Gardenia
    No. 6 Vetiver
    No. 7 Neroli
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st November, 2019

    Estée Lauder Pleasures
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 31st October, 2019

    Thierry Mugler Miroir des Secrets
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    China Glaze Riveting
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th October, 2019

    SOTE Guerlain Insolence
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 29th October, 2019

    Mary Chess Strategy
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th October, 2019

    SOTE L'Artisan Parfumeur Caporal
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 27th October, 2019

    I Profumi di Firenze Fresia Alba
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 26th October, 2019

    Dame Perfumery Desert Rose
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 25th October, 2019

    Galimard Rose Baies Roses
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 24th October, 2019

    Ormonde Jayne Tolu
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019

    SOTE Library of Flowers (Margot Elena) Arboretum

    This little number is getting to be a simple reach and comfort scent for me as I struggle with my allergies. I've added another brand of reliever...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2019

    Pink peppercorn is what kbe actually has on his property, but I think any pepper would do in this case.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 21st October, 2019

    Areej Le Doré Siberian Summer
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    Re: Nail Polish of the Day

    Essie Playing Koi
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