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  1. Re: Jessica Simpson's "Fancy Love." Similar but better?

    [QUOTE=Crow;2766795]Thanks!

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    Is this the one you meant?

    Yes, that's the one. When I tried Fancy Love at the store, Burberry for Women almost immediately came to mind (I...
  2. Re: Jessica Simpson's "Fancy Love." Similar but better?

    Burberry Women (the one in the wide rounded clear bottle and silver cap) is similar to Fancy Love.
  3. Re: Most worn in March and in the First Quarter of 2011?

    Ah, I see! Thanks for your reply :)
  4. Re: Most worn in March and in the First Quarter of 2011?

    March:
    12 x SJP Lovely
    4 x Salvatore Ferragamo
    3 x High Line
    2 x French Lime Blossom, Juicy Couture
    1 x Amazing Grace, Cristalle, Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude, Viva La Juicy, Couture Couture

    3 x...
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    Re: Most worn in February 2011?

    13 x Amazing Grace
    2 x Chelsea Flowers, Salvatore Ferragamo
    1 x Nuit de Cellophane, Kelly Caleche, Demeter Condensed Milk, Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude, Bois Farine, Cologne du 68, Cruel Gardenia,...
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    Re: Most worn in January 2011?

    11 x Salvatore Ferragamo
    5 x B&BW Cherry Blossom fragrance mist
    4 x Coco Mademoiselle
    1 x High Line, L'Instant Magic, Flowerbomb, Nuit de Cellophane

    7 x nothing (lost a lot of fragrance-wearing...
  7. Re: Most worn in December, Fourth Quarter and year 2010?

    December
    9 x Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude
    7 x Salvatore Ferragamo
    3 x Bois Farine,
    2 x Vanilia, Kelly Caleche
    1 x Demeter Condensed Milk, Cologne du 68, Light Blue, CSP VAnille Abricot, No 19...
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    Re: SotD 1 January 2011!

    Wishing everyone a happy and healthy new year! I was definitely in the mood for something spring-like today, and I wore Bond No. 9 High Line.
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    Re: So what did Santa bring you?

    I haven't received a fragrance gift in a long time, but this Christmas my cousin gave me a bottle of Salvatore Ferragamo pour femme. I don't know how she decided on this fragrance, but I absolutely...
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    Lucky find at a Costco yesterday: Kelly Caleche edt, 100ml. I have a sample of this that I tested a while ago and I really enjoyed wearing this to work. I'm happy to own a bottle now.
  11. Re: I'm purging my collection and feel good about it

    That's great! I admire you for taking action to change the way you feel about your collection. I can totally relate to that restless feeling of wanting to purge. But I don't want to deal with the...
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    Re: Today I Bought ...December 2010

    I bought a large bottle of Bois Farine today. I've been obsessed with this fragrance since I rediscovered a sample a week ago. I had vowed that I would buy only small bottles from now on of any...
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    Re: Today I Bought - November 2010

    Awww, this was so sweet! Made me feel all warm inside :) You made a perfect choice and I'm sure she will be thrilled! And I love how you gave her a starter fragrance wardrobe.
  14. Re: Great florals with monster sillage and long lasting?

    Bond No. 9 Chelsea Flowers. Serge Lutens Nuit de Cellophane.
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    Re: Most worn in November?

    4 x no fragrance (not good! will try to do better next month)
    4 x Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude, Noir de Noir)
    3 x Flowerbomb, Lovely
    2 x Organza
    1 x Fairy Dust, CSP Vanille Mokha, Chelsea Flowers,...
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    Re: Signature scent for a week

    I must admit I find the idea of wearing 1 fragrance for a week very appealing. Quite often I've had the urge to just simplify and wear one fragrance for long periods of time. But I hardly ever follow...
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    Re: Most worn in October?

    I'm late checking in because I've had some computer problems, but I didn't want to miss this thread.

    6 x Vanilia
    5 x Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude, Ombre Rose
    3 x Noir de Noir, Eau du Ciel
    2 x Musk...
  18. Re: Do people stop smelling their own scent after a while?

    This happens to me. I remember wearing Insolence for a few days in a row, and by about the fourth day, I could barely smell it, even though I had sprayed the same amount as on the first day when it...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    Yes, I get good lasting power too! I've also learned that when I wear this to work, less is more. I think it's when I overspritz (which is easy to do because it smells so pretty) that I get that...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    I really like Nuit de Cellophane. I find it so pretty, but sometimes it goes a little too sharp on me. But it's one of my favorites.

    I just returned from a trip to San Francisco where I stopped...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October 2010

    I've recently started wearing L'Artisan Vanilia again and was reminded why I love this and feeling sad over it's discontinuation. And although I have a full 50ml bottle, it pains me a little each...
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    Re: Most worn in September and Third Quarter

    September

    7 x Viva la Juicy
    5 x Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude
    4 x Flowerbomb
    3 x Stella, Sheer Obsession, Vintage Gardenia
    2 x Juicy Couture
    1 x Fracas, DKNY Pure (sample), Agent Provacateur
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    Re: Today I Bought - September 2010

    just a last-minute post. I bought TF Noir de Noir and Flowerbomb this month. I was especially thrilled with the Noir de Noir purchase. Not only did I fall in love with the fragrance, it was in NYC...
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    Re: Today I Bought - September 2010

    I bought a bottle of Cashmere Mist Liquid Nude edp after finishing off a sample and wishing I had more. I also bought the Cashmere Mist deodorant.
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    Re: Most worn in August?

    August went by in a blink of an eye!

    I have more than 31 SOTD's because there were 3 evenings where I went out and sprayed on a different fragrance.
    6 x Benefit's Gina
    5 x Bond Eau de New York...
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    Re: Most worn in July?

    LOL, I'm talking strictly perfume. :D
    But it is alarming because I tend to skip perfume when I'm feeling very down and unmotivated. I think I will make it a new policy to not skip a day. I have so...
  27. Re: 1 Really Nice Scent for my Mother..... but there are rules!

    Try out some of the Annick Goutals. Many are light and natural and wear close to the skin. My favorite is Eau du Ciel, but it doesn't fit the criteria for semi-fruity / semi-spicy. Folavril has...
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    Re: Most worn in July?

    Welcome Jitterbug Perfume Lover!

    6 x Nuit de Cellophane
    5 x nothing (this is a bit alarming)
    2 x Chelsea Flowers, Datura Noir, B&BW Cherry Blossom body splash, Viva la Juicy
    1 x Japanese Cherry...
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    Re: S o t D Sunday 18 July 2010

    I wore Nanette Lepore. It was too saccharin sweet on this hot humid day. During my walk at the beach, I was wishing I wore something more refreshing. I think this fragrance works best in the cool...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    I bought a set of Juicy Couture fragrances in roller balls - Juicy Couture, Viva la Juicy, and Couture Couture.
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    Re: favorite jo malone?

    I have Orange Blossom, French Lime Blossom and Vintage Gardenia. I also have a set of minis (but none of which I like that much). I was crazy about FLB at first, but lately it just doesn't leave an...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    I'm a bit embarrassed to admit that I bought Paris Hilton Fairy Dust. I liked it when I smelled it in a magazine ad, and it was on sale at the drugstore today. I was preparing myself for it to be...
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    Another Sephora purchase yesterday, Benefit - My Place or Yours Gina.
    I also stopped by a Lush yesterday and picked up a solid perfume of Karma (as well as Karma soap).
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    Re: Today I bought...July 2010

    I bought a small 10ml roll-on "pen" of Stella edp today at Sephora. I love that Sephora carries smaller sizes of some fragrances.
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    Re: Most Worn in June? + 2nd Quarter

    June
    15 x BBW Japanese Cherry Blossom edt
    4 x Bond Chelsea Flowers
    3 x Bond High Line, Bond Eau de New York
    2 x Bond Brooklyn (sample), SL Nuit de Cellophane
    1 x Demeter Pure Soap

    I bought 3...
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    I happened to be at a drugstore today (CVS) and noticed they were having a sale. I bought Alyssa Ashley Musk perfume oil. It was 50% off, so I only paid $7 :). I've always wanted to try this musk.
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    Re: Today I Bought ... June 2010

    A few days ago I went to Saks for the Bond No. 9 promotion and bought:
    High Line 50ml
    Chelsea Flowers 50ml
    And received a free 100ml Eau de New York tester and a load of samples!

    So happy...
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    Re: Most worn in May?

    4 - SL Fleurs d'Oranger
    3 - B&BW Japanese Cherry Blossom edt, Demeter Pure Soap, SL Nuit de Cellophane, Cristalle edt
    2 - Amazing Grace, CSP Aqua Motu
    1 - JM Orange Blossom, Bond Eau de NY...
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    Re: Most worn in April?

    7 ~ JM French Lime Blossom
    4 ~ SL Nuit de Cellophane
    3 ~ Demeter Pure Soap, SJP Lovely edp + lotion.
    2 ~ TF Musk Pure, JM Orange Blossom
    1 ~ Chanel No. 19 edp, SL Datura Noir, JM Vintage...
  40. Re: Chanel No. 5 edt current version. Have you tried it?

    Thanks for your replies. Since I don't ebay, I think I'm stuck with what they're selling currently in stores. I'll give the edt a try on my skin the next time I see it. I'll just have to see if I...
  41. Re: Chanel No. 5 edt current version. Have you tried it?

    Thanks Asha! I'm a little relieved. I keep meaning at some point to buy another bottle of the parfum. It gives me hope that you enjoy the current formulation.
  42. Re: Chanel No. 5 edt current version. Have you tried it?

    w3pearl, I think it's been at least 20yrs since I've actually worn it rather than just sampling in the store. It's true, it could just be my perception. But that's why I am asking for other...
  43. Chanel No. 5 edt current version. Have you tried it?

    I just sprayed some at Sephora today. It's not how I remember it, though I must admit it's been ages since I've tried it. I owned a set of edt, parfum, and some body products but it was more than...
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    Re: Today I bought.........April 2010

    Hi Haunani. Thanks! I just sent you a message.
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    Re: Today I bought.........April 2010

    I just read recently that L'Artisan Vanilia was discontinued, I'm not sure if that was here or another site. Terrible news! This is one of the few fragrances that I liked enough to finish the...
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    Re: Most worn in March and First Quarter

    March: (on one of the days I showered again in the evening and applied a different fragrance before going out)

    5 x FSBT Breathe perfume oil
    3 x No. 19 parfum, Light Blue
    2 x TF Musk Pure, JM...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 20 March

    Happy first day of Spring! I'm in Cristalle edt.
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    Re: Cristalle a limited edition?

    Oh, so it appears (hopefully) that the limited edition only refers to the large size bottle. I bought the 2oz size less than a year ago, and I've enjoyed getting reaquainted with this fragrance...
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    Cristalle a limited edition?

    Why does the Chanel website (for the U.S.) show Cristalle edt spray as a limited edition? I'm looking in the What's New section under Fragrance. I'm concerned. It's not being discontinued is it?
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    Re: Most worn in February?

    Cologne du 68 - 1
    Farnesiana parfum - 2
    Organza - 4
    Shalimar edp - 2
    no perfume - 2
    Cristalle edt - 3
    Agent Provacateur - 1
    Carla Fracci edp - 1
    Tom Ford Musk Pure - 12
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    Re: Most worn in January?

    I finally started to keep track daily:

    7 Nuit de Cellophane
    5 Cologne du 68
    3 Insolence edt, Chanel No. 19 edp
    2 L'Instant Magic, CSP Amour de Cacao, JM Orange Blossom
    1 Light Blue,...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 31 January

    I'm wearing Tom Ford Musk Pure on this very chilly but sunny day. I took a long walk this morning and it smelled really nice wafting around me in the cold air. It does have a richness and warmth to...
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    Re: SotD Monday 18 January

    Happy birthday Odysseusm!

    I wore JM Orange Blossom today. I keep forgetting how strong this is on me, and spray too much on (about 5 light sprays). Next time I have to do 2 max. It's also got...
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    Re: SotD Sunday 10 January

    I opened my bottle of SL Nuit de Cellophane that I purchased last month. I'm happy because I think this works well with my chemistry.
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    Re: Organza??????.

    I've been wondering if Organza's been reformulated. I never owned it before, but I had tested it from time to time in the stores, years ago. Last fall I bought a bottle from Costco. When I sprayed...
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    Re: S o t D, Sunday 3rd January 2010

    Chanel No. 19 edp.
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    Re: Fragrance-related resolutions?

    1) to select some fragrances from my collection, and make them into a working rotation that will be used frequently. Instead of being in their boxes and hidden away in drawers/cabinets/etc., I'm...
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    Re: SotD Friday 1st January 2010: New Year's Day

    Happy New Year! After sniffing a few perfumes this morning, I decided Insolence edt was the right scent for me today. When I opened the box the iris note beckoned me. I'm enjoying the berry notes...
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    Re: Peut Etre Lancome...

    I only sniffed it once and fell in love with it, but I can't remember exactly what it smelled like now. It was musky in a clean way, with soft floral notes. To me it was dreamy and beautiful, no...
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    Re: SotD Monday 19 October

    CSP Vanille Cannelle
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    Re: SotD Thursday 1 October

    Today was the first day I wore Estee Lauder Knowing outside my home. This is so different from what I usually wear. I wore it very lightly, did the spray and walk through. I did enjoy it, though I...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 4 August

    Wearing Eau du Ciel again.
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    Re: SotD Monday 3 August

    Eau du Ciel. I feel very comfortable in this fragrance. And I'm nearing the end of my 100ml bottle.
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    I'm back from my Florida vacation and these are July purchases so I'm posting here. Couldn't resist these excellent deals. Many CSP scents were on clearance and cost less than $10 each (Dillards):...
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    Ooh, I've read that Chanel soaps are to die for! I'm sure it was totally worth the price.

    Speaking of Chanel, I've been wanting to try No. 19 in the edp so badly for years now. I haven't been...
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    Re: This year I finished -- 2009

    Whoa! That's great! I haven't finished a bottle since the early part of 2008. You've inspired me :)
  67. Re: "The lotion is a must for me" what about you?

    If you decide to start one, I'd be more than game to join you! I'd love to shrink my collection by using up bottles.

    I actually prefer not to buy matching lotions. I like to concentrate just on...
  68. Re: Fragrances reminiscent of baby powder? (Suggestions for a friend)

    Yet another vote for Kenzo Flower and Cashmere Mist. Adding Penhaligon's Artemisia which smells a lot like Cashmere Mist to my nose. I've often heard that Victoria Secret's Heavenly is powdery...
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    Re: Patchouli Heavy Women's Fragrance

    Kiehl's Musk oil
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    Re: Patchouli Heavy Women's Fragrance

    While you're at the Estee Lauder counter, give Knowing a sniff too.
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 July

    Eau du Ciel was my fragrance today, an old favorite. Still love it.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 12 July -09

    SotD was Jo Malone French Lime Blossom. I'm really glad I bought the small bottle of this in the spring. I haven't worn it much yet, but I really like it and I think it will be a staple this...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 11 July

    Eau de Camille
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    Re: SotD Friday 10 July

    Happy Birthday Gary! :)

    It was Jo Malone Orange Blossom cologne for me today. This fragrance is so pretty and cheerful. I'm loving this cool summer weather we've been having here. I may reach...
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    Re: SotD Thursday 9 July

    I wore Eau de Camille, and it was lovely on this cool summer day. Happy Birthday Lizzie J!
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    Re: Today I bought ... July 2009 purchases

    Ugh, I'm a little out of control lately. I bought a 1oz bottle of Japanese Cherry Blossom edt (B&BW). But it was 50% off and I paid only about $9. Plus, I really like this one.
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    Re: So far in your perfumed life...

    Probably Eau d'Hadrien. I think I've gone through at least 150 ml of this so far.
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    Didn't mean to buy anything today, but I was out and about and couldn't help finding stuff. L'Occitane was having a sale. I got the last Roses des 4 Reines solid perfume in a cute little tin for...
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    Re: My 2009 New Years resolutions...

    It only took 1 week for me to cave. My plan last week did not stop me from making 2 impulse purchases today. But I had fun and fortunately I am happy to own both. There are worse things in life...
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    Re: SotD Saturday 27 June

    Welcome Sheglows!

    I've been enjoying Datura Noir so much from the decant I made that I've decided to take the sprayer off my bottle. It's now a splash bottle and I enjoy the effect. After some...
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    Re: Looking for fresh, not too feminine scents

    I second this, and would add Philosophy Amazing Grace. I find the spray fragrance pretty long lasting on me.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 21 June, Summer Solstice

    I think that only happens on the spring and fall equinoxes. And it does work!

    Happy Summer Solstice! And Happy Father's Day to all the dads!

    Nukapai - I enjoy Datura Noir in the summer too. ...
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    Re: My 2009 New Years resolutions...

    Hey, I nearly fell off the wagon today. I almost made a fragrance purchase, not because I really wanted the fragrance, but just to buy something. This is not good.

    In order to combat this, I've...
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    Re: Looking towards fall already

    Thanks Haunani! And I've always liked your avatar :) It brings back memories of my vacation in Oahu and going to the Polynesian Culture Center. Longing to visit Hawaii again one day. Getting...
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    Re: Everything Egyptian Musk

    I think Egyptian musk is an extremely clean smelling musk, as in non-animalic. It smells like a fresh Spring day to me. I love Fresh Scents by Terri Breathe oil, although I don't know if it's...
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    Re: Looking towards fall already

    Thank you, I enjoyed reading all of your responses!

    Lilybelle, I've always felt an itch to buy a small bottle of Knowing, even though it may not work for me. Maybe if EL has a good gwp one day, I...
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    Re: What are the top 5 on your wish list?

    For immediate use right now, I can only think of:
    Jo Malone Vintage Gardenia
    Samsara

    The only other one I'm very intrigued by is Chanel Eau de Cologne, which I've never tested on skin. But on...
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    Looking towards fall already

    Even though it's not officially summer yet, I'm starting to think about fragrance purchases for fall. It may be because it's been such a cold spring here, or maybe because I keep getting whiffs of...
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    Re: Too many deals "too good to pass on"?

    It's tough. I'm trying to let some time pass between giving in to too many temptations. It's a slippery slope, though.
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    Re: SotD Saturday 13 June

    Happy Birthday!

    I've opened up my new bottle of No. 19 parfum and applied one dab on the inside of each elbow. It's more delicate than I imagined, but I think it is beautiful. I get some tender...
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    Yes, I was very surprised! It's not even listed on the Chanel website. It is a 0.5oz (15ml) splash bottle, $160. The nice SA said they got some in because there was a demand for it. It wasn't out...
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    The Chanel boutique in NYC had No. 19 parfum in stock. I've been wanting to try this for years. I couldn't resist, I bought it.
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    Re: What if you could only have three scents?

    1. Chanel No. 5 parfum - I have thought of this as the perfect, ideal perfume ever since I was a teenager. 2. Samsara parfum - I've like Samsara for many years, but have never owned a full size...
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    Re: June 2009 ~ Purchases

    I bought Cristalle edt yesterday. It's like being reaquainted with an old friend. I owned this once before, about twenty years ago.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 21 May

    It's feeling a little like summer today, an absolutely gorgeous day. I broke out the TF Azuree body oil spray and it's just perfect!
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    Re: Green to Go- Spring for it!

    Annick Goutal Eau de Camille. This scent always reminds me of the first bright, young green leaves that come out in early spring.
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    Re: SotD Sunday 17 May

    marc jacobs edp
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    Re: My 2009 New Years resolutions...

    I just bought 3 new fragrances at the BG gift card event, but this is a good thing. This year I'm allowing myself to buy fragrances that I really feel something for, and know I will wear frequently....
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    Re: SotD Monday 13 April

    AG Eau de Camille. So perfect for spring!
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    Re: SotD Wednesday 18 March

    AG Eau de Camille
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