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    Re: What has been your Best Blind Buy?

    I bought Cuir de Lancôme blind when it was still available for around $40 from the online discounters, and I still love it. It gets a lot of wear, and it's the only fragrance in my collection that I...
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    Re: Candied oranges / fresh mandarin oranges scent

    Another +1 for Atelier Cologne Orange Sanguine. It's really lovely stuff.
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    Re: Synchronised Fridays 2013

    I thought this Friday was 'English Perfumery', but I could definitely be wrong about that.
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    Re: S.O.T.D. - Thursday, 31 October 2013.

    Avignon - because I'm dressed as a devil for halloween, and I thought the contrast between the costume and the catholic church incense scent was amusing.
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    Re: Most worn in October 2013

    4 - Miller Harris Fleurs de Sel, Ormonde Woman
    3 - OJ Tolu, JM Blackberry & Bay, Le Labo Vetiver 46
    2 - Bottega Veneta, MH L'air de rien, Atelier Cologne Oolang Infini, Dzing!, Avignon

    Ormonde...
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    Re: Herbal Feminines?

    Clarins Eau Dynamisante is a favourite feminine herbal of mine - I've been wearing it for 15 or so years. I also love O de Lancôme.

    I don't find either one of them to be overtly feminine, though,...
  7. Any suggestions for someone who liked the old Chloe?

    My mom's signature scent used to be the original Chloe - I think it's the original, anyway; it's the one she would have bought in the '80s. She's looking for something new, and she's not really...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    :vrolijk_26:

    I'm in sync in Ouarzazate today - with a bit of amber oil that I bought in Morocco (in Ouarzazate, in fact) on my wrists, to double down on the theme. It is very much evoking memories...
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    Re: SotD Friday, 27 April 2012

    I'm in sync in Cuir de Lancôme.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 March 2012

    We're approaching record-high temperatures in my city (average March high temp = 2°, today = 29°) so I started the day in one of my summer go-tos - Aqua Allegoria Herba Fresca.

    The AAHF was mostly...
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    Re: SotD: Monday 12th March, 2012

    I'm wearing my newest acquisition today - Bottega Veneta. Lovely! I know this one has been popular with fragrance junkies, but I kind of hope it doesn't become too ubiquitous - I mean I hope enough...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 29 February 2012 - Leap Day!

    :vrolijk_26:Oh, hey, devilcat, we're almost-scent-twins today - I'm in Hypnotic Poison. Happy leap day, all!
  13. Re: SOTD - Feb/14/2012 - Vallentines Day (also, my birthday)

    Happy Birthday Turquoisewater and d4N13L!

    I tend to be a bit of a Grinch about Valentine's Day, but I am wearing my most Valentine's-appropriate scent nonetheless: I'm in Hypnotic Poison Eau...
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    Re: SotD Monday, 13 February 2012

    Chanel Cuir de Russie, for the first time - I just received my decant last week, but I already think a full bottle is in order, even though getting my hands on one will involve a road trip to another...
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    Re: Most worn in October?

    I wore Avignon and Cuir de Lancôme three times & I wore Ouarzazate, Dzing! and Tea for Two twice each.
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    Re: SOTD Tuesday 1 November 2011

    Ouarzazate for me today. It's such good stuff - if it didn't have a strange-ish name and was released by a more mainstream house than CdG, I bet it could be a big hit with the general public.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 25 October 2011

    L'Artisan Tea for Two, from a decant I just received.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: October 2011

    I just received some decants that I had ordered - Tea for Two, Sequoia (from CdG series 2: Red), and Timbuktu.

    I'm wearing the Tea for Two today, and I think getting the 8ml decant was a good...
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday 13 October 2011

    I'm in Avignon today - it's one I seem to reach for when we are having an overcast, rainy day like today.
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 12 October 2011

    Congrats and best wishes, queen cupcake! My Mom is in chemo now, so I have some idea of how much strength it takes to get through it all - it must feel great to have completed the final treatment....
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    Re: SoTD: Tuesday October 11, 2011

    I'm in Kenzo Amour today.

    Yummy!
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 4

    A - Arpege by Lanvin
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    Re: SotD Friday, 7 October 2011

    I wore Avignon yesterday and it smelled so good in the crisp fall air that I decided to wear something similar today - I'm in Ouarzazate.
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    Re: SotD: Thursday 6th Oct., 2011

    Avignon for me today - it felt like just the thing to go with my minimalist outfit (black dress, black boots, enormous black silk scarf) for some reason.
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    Re: Ottawa

    I just wanted to let my fellow fragrance junkies in the nation's capital that The Bay on Rideau has 6 Serge Lutens at the Shiseido counter. There was definitely Feminite du Bois, Amber Sultan, Un...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 5 October 2011

    :vrolijk_26:Happy birthday, knit at nite!:vrolijk_26:

    I am wearing the lovely Cuir de Lancôme today. Love it!
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    Re: Is there a dud from every great perfume house?

    Chance and Chance Eau Fraiche are duds unworthy of Chanel, to my nose.
  28. Re: Recommend a fragrance for the person above you based on their wardrobe

    For vintage*red, I would suggest Azuree, a leather gem that inexpensive, widely available, and still not widely worn. Also Palisander from Comme des Garcons Red series is a beautiful woody scent.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 4 October 2011

    I am in Dzing!, for the third time in 2 weeks. I think I'm in love!
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    Re: SoTD: MONDAY OCTOBER 3rd, 2011

    I have a long, important meeting today, so I decided to go with something quiet and professional - I'm in Prada Infusion d'Iris.
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    Re: SotD: Sunday, 2nd Oct., 2011

    I'm wearing a favourite that I hadn't worn in ages - Feminite du Bois. I can't stop smelling my wrists!
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 30 September 2011

    In synch in Dzing! today - I bought it just this week and it is the most I have ever shelled out for a fragrance. I love it!
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    Re: Mindless Alphabet Frag Naming Game ~ PART 4

    C is for Cuir de Lancôme, which I happen to be wearing today.
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    Re: SOTD - Wednesday 28 Sept 2011

    Cuir de Lancôme

    Such good stuff - I think I'll be wearing it frequently this fall & winter.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    I bought Dzing! yesterday, and along with the Cuir de Lancome that I bought last week, I hope it curbs my urge to buy new fragrances until spring.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 27 September 2011

    Dzing!

    Just purchased, after emptying a decant. Love this stuff!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 26 September 2011

    Gucci by Gucci for me today. It's strange - I bought this one before the "perfumista" bug really hit me and I really loved it for a while, but I have sampled so many new things since - I think Gucci...
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    Re: SOTD Friday 23 September 2011

    Like mountainear, I'm in sync with with SJP Covet. I know the bottle isn't for everyone, but I happen to love the way it looks.
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    Re: TODAY I BOUGHT: September 2011

    I ordered Cuir de Lancôme. It arrived yesterday, and I'm already in love!
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    Re: SotD Thursday, 22 September 2011

    Good morning, all. I am wearing my newest acquisition, Cuir de Lancôme.

    It's lovely stuff - really beautiful.

    I'm a leather n00b - what leather scent should I try next? Maybe something less...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 21 September 2011

    :vrolijk_26:Hello, everyone!

    I'm in Flower by Kenzo Oriental this morning - I hope it's not sacrilege to say that I like this flanker better than the original. Flower, which I find very nice, is...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday, 20 September 2011

    I'm home sick today, so I'm in one of my easy-to-wear comfort scents - EL Sensuous. Just what the doctor ordered!
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    Re: SotD Monday, 19 September 2011

    I'm in Ouarzazate today. This one really hits me with sense-memory - I'm brought back to the vacation I took in Morocco last year.

    Wandering in the souks I was always struck by the smells - veer...
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    Re: SotD Wednesday, 7 September 2011

    I'm wearing YSL Nu EdP, from its weird little hockey puck bottle.

    This is so lovely, it's really a shame it was discontinued. I've always wondered if maybe it would have sold better if it had been...
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    Re: The worst smelling fragrance you have ever tried

    Miel de Bois - I know this one is love-it-or-hate-it, and I'm one of the haters. It was fine on paper, but on my skin it was just foul. I nearly rubbed my wrist raw scrubbing it off.

    Also, I can't...
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    Re: SotD Monday, 29 August 2011

    I deliberately wore nothing to work (no fragrance, I mean) so that I could test Cartier Roadster on my lunch break. I think I'm in love - it's really gorgeous.
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    Re: The ones Luca Turin got wrong, your opinion

    Two of my favourites that they rated at two stars each: Covet and Infusion d'Iris. But I did enjoy The Guide - I would never let it change my opinion of anything I already like, but I have tried...
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    Re: Any favourite mint fragrances to recommend?

    Wow - thank you all so much! It looks like I have a lot of sampling to do.

    I actually tried out the Roadster today - I sprayed some on paper during my lunch hour, and I liked it enough that I...
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    Any favourite mint fragrances to recommend?

    Can you help out a fragrance newb?

    I recently acquired Aqua Allegoria Herba Fresca, and I'm loving the mint in it - it's not a note I thought I would like before I tried it out.

    So which...
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    Re: SotD Saturday, 27 August 2011

    This is probably a bit of a weird reason to choose a scent of the day - we had a State Funeral* today in Canada, and that made me choose church incense - I'm wearing Avignon.

    It's funny - I would...
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    Re: SOTD, Friday 12 August 2011

    Flower by Kenzo Oriental for me today. This flanker is better than the original Flower by Kenzo, in my opinion.
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    Re: SOTD, Thursday 11 August 2011

    Thanks for all the kind welcomes yesterday!

    Today I wore one of my go-to summer fragrances - O de Lancome. I've been wearing it for 20 years.
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    Re: SOTD, Wednesday 10 August 2011

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    Hi, total basenotes newb here.

    I'm wearing EL Bronze Goddess in some apparent effort to bring a beachy feeling to my tiny fluorescent-lit office...sigh. At least I smell good.
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