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  1. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Coriandre
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    My favourite fragrances in 30°+ weather, which we had to bear during the last few weeks, are Eau de Patou (vintage), Safari, les eaux de Caron Fraiche, Extravagance d'Amarige, Calandre (vintage), and...
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    The most tropical perfume in my wardrobe is

    Paradoxe by Galimard

    with dried fig, lemon, fig tree wood, cedar wood
  4. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    67174
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    Blush by Marc Jacobs

    with star jasmine, orange blossom, honeysuckle, freesia, tuberose
  6. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Balmain de Balmain
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    Today I'm in

    Eau de Cartier Vétiver Bleu
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    L'eau de l'Hermine by Lostmarc'h
    Perfumer: Amélie Bourgeois

    http://i64.tinypic.com/2zz2ovr.jpg
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    Another powdery Caron with mimosa:

    Montaigne

    http://i67.tinypic.com/2589s1e.jpg
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    Among those rated with 1 star are three perfumes I love:

    Tabac Blond
    Royal Bain de Champagne
    Coriandre

    So today I decided to wear Coriandre, which I haven't worn for a long time
    ...
  11. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Cialenga by Balenciaga
    http://i66.tinypic.com/70xv2x.jpg
  12. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Fête by Molyneux
    http://i64.tinypic.com/9858vp.jpg
  13. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Espérys by E. Coudray
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    I finished Extravagance d'Amarige
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    Re: Today I Finished...

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  16. Thread: Your vintage SOTD

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    Re: Your vintage SOTD

    Eau Belle d'Azzaro
    http://i67.tinypic.com/1p8gon.jpg
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    Thanks, Miss Hesta Jones. Yours sounds lovely, too. Just checked the notes with Fragrantica - every single note seems to be right up my alley. However, it's hard to get in Germany.
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    My fresh scent for this wonderful, sunny spring day is

    eaudemoiselle de Givenchy, its perfumer Francois Demachy described it as ‘an imaginary rose in dewy morning’
    ...
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    Today I am wearing

    La Nuit by Paco Rabanne.
    It contains plenty of civet and fits perfectly into this cold January day

    http://i67.tinypic.com/mschlt.jpg
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    For tomorrow's sync, I will join donna255.

    If I knew any perfume a politician wears, I would certainly ban it from my wardrobe.
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    Today I reached for

    Ambre d'Or Osmo Parfum by Il Profumo, from a sample,

    with ambergris, datura, opium, iris, honey, peach, tangerine , rosewood, myrrh.
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    The only perfume I own that was released in 2016 is

    Féminissime by Galimard

    Top: Pineapple, bergamot, peach, lemon
    Heart: Jasmine, iris, orange blossom
    Base: Patchouli, oakmoss,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    In December and esp. around Christmas I traditionally wear

    Nuit de Noël by Caron, vintage extrait

    http://i63.tinypic.com/x5c8yr.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Wednesday Synch: The V and the Double V

    For today's Christmas theme I am wearing

    Nuit de Noël by Caron

    http://i63.tinypic.com/x5c8yr.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    There are plenty of female perfumers in my fragrance wardrobe, among them Amélie Bourgeois with Ael-Mat, Iroaz, and L'Eau de l'Hermine, all by Lostmarc'h; Christine Nagel with Miss Dior Chérie, and...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Wearing

    Quadrille by Balenciaga

    http://i65.tinypic.com/dd2txh.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For yesterday's sync I was wearing

    Patchouli Noir by Il Profumo

    http://i67.tinypic.com/b3lctt.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I am pleased to see that N.CAL Fragrance Reviewer has volunteered to continue this thread! Thank you for this!

    Today I am wearing

    Prada (Amber) by Prada with sandalwood in the base notes
    ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    First of all I want to thank you, Betsy, for the excellent job you've done! I always appreciated your commitment, and I have learned a lot.

    For today's niche thread I chose

    Poivre by Caron
    ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For today's Silk Road theme I am wearing

    Jasmin de Nuit by The Different Company

    with jasmine, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise, amber, patchouli, sandalwood.
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    Re: Vintage Wednesday Synch: The V and the Double V

    For today's vintage rose theme I am wearing

    Rouge Hermès
    http://i63.tinypic.com/11ltzpx.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Almost a scent twin with sophi... It's a wet gloomy day today, perfect for Angel!

    But I chose Chocolat by Il Profumo, from a sample
    http://i65.tinypic.com/ifbhnr.jpg
    Top notes: tangerine,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I own two perfumes of the fourties:

    Ma Griffe and Bandit

    As today is a cold, yet sunny autumn day, I am gladly wearing my leather jacket and

    Bandit (1944) by Robert Piguet
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    Re: Vintage Wednesday Synch: The V and the Double V

    For the smoky vintage note today I reached for

    Allegri by Allegri

    http://i65.tinypic.com/qrkk6q.jpg

    Top notes: honeysuckle, jasmine, rose, iris
    Heart notes: geranium, tuberose, patchouli,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Plenty of options to choose from for today's sync theme "Warm and Spicy" .
    I reached for

    Bellodgia Extrait by Caron, vintage

    http://i65.tinypic.com/34p1ddz.jpg
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    Re: Vintage Wednesday Synch: The V and the Double V

    In sync with the vintage leather theme I am wearing

    Tabac Blond

    http://i65.tinypic.com/2j29oc1.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Thank you, Foustie. Today's synchronisation theme was a real challenge for me, I thought I wouldn't find anything suitable in my wardrobe!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For tomorrow's sync I will wear

    Vol de Nuit

    In 1933, Jacques Guerlain created ‘Vol de Nuit’ as a tribute to his friend Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the poet and aviator.

    Here is the cover of...
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    Re: Vintage Wednesday Synch: The V and the Double V

    I am wearing

    Royal Bain de Champagne by Caron, vintage from about 1983
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    In sync with

    Narciso Rodriguez for Her from a sample I never tried
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I have only one perfume which qualifies for today's sync:

    Rouge Hermès
    http://i63.tinypic.com/1088rhd.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Last Friday I was travelling in Italy, so I post a little late.
    I have many discontinued perfumes. For last Friday's sync I chose

    Helietta by Helietta Caracciolo, Rome
    ...
  43. Re: Fragrance Flashback....30 Years ago I was wearing????

    Aromatics Elixir, Mitsouko, Amazone, Jean-Louis Scherrer, Métal
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    Re: 20 Years Ago I Was Wearing.

    Allure, Panthère de Cartier, Aromatics Elixir, Mitsouko, Aimez-Moi, Eau Belle d'Azzaro, Le Parfum Sacré, etc.
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    Re: Vintage Offers You Couldn't Refuse

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    I assume it's from the eighties because it's a vaporisateur. In the seventies they used atomiseurs.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For today's sync I have plenty of options, as green notes and chypres are my favourites. They all contain vetiver.
    As today is another warm and sunny late summer day, I again reached for

    Safari...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Today I hardly could make up my mind what to wear for the sync from the countless "abstract" fragrances in my wardrobe. Among them are classics, such as Angel, Bandit, Bellodgia, Cabochard, Calandre,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Galbanum is a note I like very much. I have Chanel No. 19, Safari, Y and Rusé, which is discontinued, in my wardrobe.

    Today I am wearing

    Rusé by Corday (1966)

    The notes are according to...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    I also picked a Serge Lutens for today's white flowers sync:

    Fleurs d'Oranger

    Fortunately, today is a cool summer day, so it works well with the temperature
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    For the jasmine note synchronisation I wore

    Isvaraya by Indult, from a sample
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Green scents are among my favourites. From my large variety I picked

    Cialenga by Balenciaga

    http://i68.tinypic.com/2nvqujd.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Caron Eau Fraîche

    http://i66.tinypic.com/35d0mft.jpg

    It is my favourite citrus in hot weather, so crisp and long lasting
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    In sync today with

    Safari by Ralph Lauren

    It is one of my favourites and works well on hot summer days

    http://i68.tinypic.com/9ktq1j.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    In sync today with

    Blush by Marc Jacobs
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Wearing Rose de Taif by Perris Monte Carlo, from a sample
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    teardrop, I suggest Magie Noire for you
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    This week I join donna255
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Perfumer Francis Kurkdjian together with Françoise Caron for today's sync:

    Acqua di Parma Iris Nobile

    http://i64.tinypic.com/28qxclt.jpg

    This has become one of my all-time favourite perfumes.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Today I am wearing

    Youth Dew Amber Nude

    http://i66.tinypic.com/2d7sdtv.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Today I am wearing

    Miss Dior Chérie (original)

    http://i63.tinypic.com/rbjoe0.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Today I am going in

    Rouge Hermès,
    a beautiful combo of rose and leather notes.

    http://i67.tinypic.com/2lkfrpj.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2016

    Today I am joining the sync in

    Réminiscence Patchouli from 1970

    http://i68.tinypic.com/1xz1ac.jpg
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th January, 2016

    [QUOTE=ROBERTO;3737067][CENTER]
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hkyp6HCqrs4

    Thank you for posting, Roberto! I am deeply sad. David Bowie was a genius. R.I.P. Mr. Jones.
  64. Thread: Off-Topic

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    I am deeply sad to see a genius has passed away ....
    R.I.P. Mr. Jones!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    This year for Christmas I will be going in Quadrille by Balenciaga

    http://i65.tinypic.com/2q8yip5.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    [QUOTE=PerfumedLady;3713024]That's pretty cool about Lagerfeld and NdN, and Puma! I didn't know this. Have thought of buying a little Nuit de Noel for just that reason. It really is an extremely...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Today I reached for Nuit de Noël by Caron the pure perfume. Allegedly Karl Lagerfeld wears this during the whole month of December. Does this count for today's sync?
    ...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    In sync today with

    l'eau de l'Hermine by Lostmarc'h

    http://i68.tinypic.com/11r3skn.jpg

    Tonight I will be wearing Galimar by Galimard
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Today I am going in

    Galimar by Galimard

    So fine with vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Unfortunately I have to skip today's synchronization, since I don't have any Tom Ford fragrance.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Almost all of my perfumes contain at least a little patchouli, and I am a sucker for patchouli!

    Today I will sync in

    Patchouli by Mazzolari

    http://i66.tinypic.com/2rw22ra.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought - November 2015

    Galimar Parfum 30 ml

    http://i64.tinypic.com/16h7lmd.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    In sync today with

    Aël-Mat by Lostmarc'h

    http://i67.tinypic.com/2mo9sb4.jpg
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    Re: Today I bought - November 2015

    Shalimar Parfum Initial l'eau 100 ml
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    Re: Who really likes Mitsouko?

    I love Mitsouko!

    My then boyfriend gave it to me when I was in my early twenties. My love for this boyfriend has gone, my love for Mitsouko will remain forever ...
    I reconciled with him, however,...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I found two perfumes with a rum note in my wardrobe: Jean-Paul Gaultier Classique and Ysatis.

    I will join the synchronization today in

    Jean-Paul Gaultier Classique EdP
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Please do not discontinue the Synchronized Fridays! I find it funny and informative to join in on Fridays, but would not feel comfortable following the theme for a whole week.
    I want to feel free...
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    Re: Sniffapalooza 2015 in NYC

    Betsy,

    Thank you for sharing your impressions and information with us!
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Thank you, Betsy! I will order a sample with one of my next purchases from First in Fragrance.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    What a stunning bottle, Betsy, how do you like the perfume? Is it worth the comparatively high price?

    foxbins - This reminds me that I could wear La Nuit tomorrow, as it fits perfectly in the...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I love leather notes in perfumes and found a lot of them in my wardrobe:

    Alix (Grès), Bandit, Cabochard, Cialenga, Jacomo Parfum Rare, Eau de Caron (1980), Fête by Molyneux, Gomma, Infini, Jil...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Today I join in with my only SL left

    Fleurs d'Oranger

    I must admit I have extreme difficulties with wearing SL perfumes. If they contain the faintest hint of musk, I can smell
    this for days...
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    Re: Today I bought October 2015

    Shalimar Parfum Initial l'eau si sensuelle

    It was a blind buy inspired by ClaireV's review. Thank you, Claire! I am more than happy with it.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    For today's sync I will reach for

    Rose Poivrée created in 2000 by Jean-Claude Ellena.

    In the evening I may go for Rumba by Balenciaga created in 1989.

    http://i57.tinypic.com/fjkxf7.jpg
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Was travelling until today, so I am posting my yesterday's sync:

    Orangers en Fleurs by Houbigant
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    Re: My List of Trash Perfumes Disappeared

    Could you find out something about this problem?
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Tomorrow, I will be synching in

    Shalimar le parfum, as I don't have anything else, and - like kumquat - haven't worn it for a very long time.
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    Re: Help with minty unisex fragrance

    +1. Tested it the other day and liked it a lot!
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    Re: My List of Trash Perfumes Disappeared

    Thank you, Grant!
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    My List of Trash Perfumes Disappeared

    The other day, I think it was last Thursday, I tried to post my SOTD, however, the whole Basenotes site had broken down.

    Hours later, I could post again. But I noticed that my whole list of Trash...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    The house of Caron (as it used to be!) is my favourite perfume house. I own the pure perfume in vintage formulation of:

    Bellodgia
    Fleurs de Rocaille
    Infini
    Nuit de Noël
    Poivre
    Tabac Blond[B]...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    The perfumer I have the most bottles from is Ernest Daltroff.

    I own
    Bellodgia
    Fleurs de Rocaille
    Infini
    Nuit de Noël
    Poivre
    Pour un Homme
    Royal Bain de Caron
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    donna, the perfumes I listed all do contain aldehydes, irrespective of the family to which they belong.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    There are quite a few aldehydes in my wardrobe (in alphabetical order):

    Allure Eau Fraîchissante pour l'Eté
    Aromatics Elixir
    Bandit
    Calandre
    Câline (Jean Patou)
    Chloé de Chloé
    Coriandre...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    In sync today with

    Eau de Caron

    http://i59.tinypic.com/2my4wsx.jpg
  96. Re: 'cinnamon-smell' but still light and soft, does it a fragrance like that exist?

    I suggest Dioressence by Christian Dior. This is a classy chypre with a well-blended cinnamon note.
    It is fresh, elegant, and unobtrusive, and can be worn the whole year round.
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    I love lavender! But mainly in the garden around rose bushes, or as a bath oil, or aromatherapy. In perfumes I only smelled it in my father's signature scent, Caron's Pour un Homme in the opening. ...
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    Re: Recommendations for a complicated(?) girl

    If you are looking for something smokey, I suggest

    John Galliano by John Galliano EdP

    with incense, iris, violet, rose, peony, angelica, lavender, bergamot, amber, musk, and cedar.

    It is...
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    Re: What perfume has given you most compliments?

    Most compliments I got when wearing Aromatics Elixir. I hadn't worn this for at least the last ten years, and when I applied it recently, I was complimenrted again!
    Many compliments, even from...
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    Re: Synchronized Fridays 2015

    Most of my perfumes contain vetiver. So I had a hard choice. I reached for

    Calandre by Paco Rabanne (vintage, pre-IFRA formulation)

    http://i59.tinypic.com/xbd7oj.jpg
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