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    Thanks, Zilpha. When I saw À la Russe I thought it would have a Russia leather note but apparently it's an aldehydic floral? I do like aldehydic florals very much but it was the Russia name that led...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Allure edp, because I wanted a more generous application than with parfum.
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    Re: Perfumers' favourite creations?

    Estee Lauder did that with Private Collection. The legend goes that she made it for herself and because so many people she met liked it she put it into production. The operative word of course being...
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    Congrats. Is it something you would buy again? I haven’t seen any discussion on the brand lately.
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    Allure parfum; it goes well with air.

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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    Beautiful photo. Enjoy the scent!
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    As suggested in the above, given the five eaux de Cologne, each one by a different Guerlain nose, one possibility could be to pick the one best liked and fill 'er up.

    Eau de Cologne Impériale -...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    That sounds really nice. Caswell-Massey used to have a scent with notes like you describe, called Pomander, which was sadly discontinued decades ago. I am tempted to check out Oyedo next opportunity.
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    Congrats, Bavard! Nice to have backup.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    That's a neat bottle!

    Today wearing Sycomore edp on its own and for the first time either with the edt or edp, I am geting the floral-aldehydic notes. Very beautiful in their bed of vetiver.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nicely displayed and easy to reach for.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Care to try it? :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sounds very chic.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Just for fun I spritzed on some more Sycomore then added a shot of Mugler Aura edp on top and it smells wonderful! They meld together into a new perfume that is exhilarating.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It's amazing how a perfume can smell different or be perceived differently over time. Sometimes after I wear the same scent for an extended period it seems like a totally different scent from when I...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Joining hednic in a vetiver scent. Apparently I’m wearing Chanel Sycomore edp. Yesterday around noontime when I took out the bottle to photograph it I spritzed one spray on each arm. Then before bed...
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    One bottle that is big and bulky at 100 ml is Angel EDT yet strangely enough it is comfortable to handle and use because of the cinched-in middle, which provides a good grip. It's always a little...
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    Great photos and comments.




    A number of the bottles mentioned above are kind of oval shaped. I'm guessing that square one could work if one's hand is big enough to envelop it.
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    You’re lucky, Sheik Y, to have so many that work well for you. I find the majority of bottles awkward in some way.
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    Re: Perfumers' favourite creations?

    Thierry Wasser has a special fondness for Idylle.
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    Oh, yes, the cap is important. The magnetic cap is a plus for the Chanel bottle. And coming to think of it the Guerlain bee bottle has a good added feature too, the best spray of any I know, a fine...
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    Re: Perfumers' favourite creations?

    Not surprising that Jacques Polge chose Égoïst! I once read an interview with him in which he also noted his favourite creation in women’s perfumes, which, surprisingly to me, was Allure. I think he...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thanks, Trilby. In almost all cases I prefer the edt of a scent to the edp. Alas, in this case the only choice is whether the edp is satisfying enough to warrant a buy. I hope some Coromandel edt...
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    Which bottles are the best fit for your hand, feel the most comfortable to use?

    My best fits hands down (no pun intended) are the 75ml of Chanel Les Exclusifs and Guerlain’s current 100 ml bee...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Fanny, a nice new group. Do you manage to wear all your selections during the month?
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Fine selection.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    It happens every spring: I smell the blossoms of a big hawthorn tree in the neighbourhood and run to grab my bottles of Beige: edt and parfum. The edt is running low and I am afraid I’ll have to get...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nice selection. Looks like a nice old box too.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    I really like the nice crisp dial and dark blue background. Have a nice weekend, leaving complications to the watch!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Ultravisitor, becoming more healthy—and smelling good while doing it—is a wonderful way to honour your brother. Congrats on your achievement and thanks for sharing an inspiring story.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    24 Faubourg, may you enjoy the pleasure of exploring a house! I hope some day this growing collection will be featured in the photo thread. It must look great all together.
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    Re: Songes EDT or EDP?

    Wishing you a successful move!
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Best of luck in the quest.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thank you, N.CAL!




    I’m imagining a tiny little helicopter...

    Very impressive array!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Aura edp, crunchy green—because I’m having a hard time breaking away from Mugler.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thanks, CapriDog! In the little porcelain container I poured some wax from a discontinued candle the scent of which I really loved.Thanks for asking. The candle was called Bosco, by Creative Co-op....
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thank you, PrinceRF!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thanks so much, hednic and fanny!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Thank you, FWV!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Rearranged my perfume tray assortment and this is the current result. We’ll see how far it gets before needing additions.

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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    E76, you certainly get a lot more out of Santal Majuscule than I can. All I get is sandalwood, period. Enjoying those other notes through your review!

    Today wearing Allure, parfum concentration,...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    I like that photo a lot. Reassuring perfumewise too.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Chanel Allure edp, for a different view on life. The view from Chanel is not at all like the view from Mugler, even when standing in the same place.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Glad to be scent twins and mutual enjoyers of a Mugler tray! One SA said she thinks they put something in Mugler scents to addict you and I’m beginning to believe it! :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Alien edp; it took me 14 years to “get” Alien. Wearing it because now I’ve got it. :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Angel EDT from the new bottle. As is usually the case, the perfume from the new bottle does not smell exactly the same as that from the bottle just emptied. Today I am getting used to the subtle...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Nice collection!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - Edition VII

    Very inviting. It looks like there may be room for one or two new bottles...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Thanks, Zilpha and thanks PStoller. Travel sizes are so practical. It's really nice when companies offer them. Enjoy!
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    That sounds very nice. I like sets of smaller sizes for carrying. Would you have a picture of it?
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mugler Alien edp because there is just something about it...
  52. Re: Any alternative for Cuir Impertinent Mugler?

    I checked The Bay’s website here and while Cuir Impertinent is shown there is a notation “limited inventory.” That’s worrisome. The store will be reopening supposedly this coming week. Maybe I can...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Thanks for the description. It sounds lovely. I once had some tea from Kandy—good, as I recall.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Bravo, foxbins! Enjoy them all to the fullest.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Not familiar with the scent but nice looking bottle. It says “I smell good.” How you bought it is the way I like to buy perfume: Spritz—sold! :)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Angel EDT. I was missing it. It seems so perfect for spring and, if it's not spring, wearing it can make it feel like spring.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    An acquired taste.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Womanity reminds me of oysters, if that helps. :D (I forgot about the caviar note.)
  59. Re: Which fragrance you do not want miss after the end of covid-19 social life?

    Changed my mind. I checked the remaining Chyprissime today and don’t feel I need more after all. There’s no particular scent depending on the stores now but it sure will be nice to be able to go...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Salty fig and aquatic notes—not my personal cup of tea to wear. But, objectively speaking, I think it is unique and well made and, for someone who would enjoy being enveloped in those notes,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    The giveaway stash is turning out to be a good barometer for final decisions. Excellent method!

    I am wearing the last spritzes of Mugler Alien edp from a 90 ml bottle, partially because I wanted...
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    This bottle was purchased a year ago, almost to the day, but it is only lately that I have been wearing Alien frequently.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    Good bye and thank you to a 90 ml of Alien edp. This bottle was a tester. I like seeing the information on the bottle. Too bad it’s not refillable.

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  64. Re: Which fragrance you do not want miss after the end of covid-19 social life?

    I have bought backups online of some of my favourites worn often, so as not to run out, but I look forward to being able to visit the stores again once opened. I may want to get a refill of Mugler...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Congratulations!
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    Alien edp; currently smitten.
  67. Re: Frederic Malle ancillary products? (room spray, body wash, hand cream etc)

    I once had the Vetiver Extraordinaire bar soap. I nonchalantly ordered a box of three from a local store. They had to special order it and when it arrived sticker shock nearly knocked me over—it was...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    6! :smiley:
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Wow! Enjoy the test-fest, E75!


    I am wearing Mugler Alien edp because in transferring some to a small Alien bottle it got all over me. Not that I mind—it smells wonderful!
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    Re: Vintage Fragrances I bought today - 2020

    It’s worth it for the bottle alone!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    The cut grass and Aura must smell fantastic mingling together!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Nice choice, Emanuel76!

    Angel edt 2019 is zestier with mandarin opening and more floral with the peony note. At the sane time, it also seems more like an evolution of the original Angel, which is...
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    Angel EDT 2019, to inaugurate the new bottle!

    One curious feature of the edt bottle: it is refillable but there are no refills to go with it. Maybe Mugler intended to add refills if the edt proved...
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Right. If they are going to be sitting around possibly for years, better they should be sitting safely in your home than in unknown conditions elsewhere!
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    Nice—backup is so reassuring. Enjoy!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Wearing the last drops of Angel edt from the 50 ml bottle, to see it off with thanks.
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    Re: Today I Finished...

    “Aaaarrrrgghhh... I’m done for!” :cry:*

    RIP Angel EDT 50 ml
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    *Crocodile tears because there is already a new 100 ml bottle.
  78. Re: What happened to The Candy Perfume Boy?

    I hope he continues to write reviews from time to time. They're very entertainingly written.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Thanks, N.CAL!
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Oh, LOL! Right—Angel's funny that way. Works or it doesn't. The 2019 edt is easier to wear and so, I find, is Angel Muse. Have you tried Muse?
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Sounds interesting. I missed testing Fusion when in the store but I think cazaubon has. Maybe she will see this.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Thanks. That's a nice offer on the part of the US website. What is the "OG?" Probably I should know but it's escaping me.
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Agreed, TL. To me it looks like it's doing a snappy dance number! :)
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    Nice touch, perfect for a refillable bottle! How did you get it engraved?
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    Re: Today I bought May 2020

    Congrats, everyone! Beautiful acquisitions and inviting photos.

    The Angel has landed! EDT version. I was worried about getting the 100 ml bottle because the 50 ml is already bulky to handle but...
  86. Re: Another you can only have one fragrance, which is your choice? Thread

    By the way, thrilledchilled, you can’t have too many of these threads because the answers could change every day! :)
  87. Re: Another you can only have one fragrance, which is your choice? Thread

    Very good method to help with deciding. Thanks. I was having a tough time because right now, even independently of this thread, three perfumes have been fighting in my mind: Mon Guerlain edp, Angel...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Unfortunately there are no refills available for the EDT. On the refillable fragrances, I do get them refilled. Currently the only option here too is ordering online or locally by phone sometimes,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    One thing about basenotes that makes it so enjoyable to read is each person's individual way of using and appreciating perfume. I also tend toward the focussed side in personal wear while enjoying a...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yet another Chanel scent that improves with age! It’s wonderful that they have that ability.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Why *should* you?
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    Today is one of those days where I am conscious of loving so many perfumes that I want to pour out whole bottles if them all over my head—but I resisted and reached for Lutens Nuit de Cellophane,...
  93. Re: Why nobody talks about Annick Goutal anymore?

    Goutal is available in the two major department stores here in town but doesn't get anywhere near the buzz or interest it used to have. The salespeople don't promote it. The scents just sort of sit...
  94. Re: Does anyone here cut his own hair, like me?

    Good job, teardrop! Very chic. I like that little point in the back.

    I cut my hair, from shoulder length to about 3-1/2” (9 cm). I usually cut my own hair, for better or for worse. This time I...
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    So true. It does sit lightly, especially for a leather, and yet is long-lasting. Good choice!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Yesterday I wore Mon Guerlain edp because my order of Angel edt has been delayed in the mail. Today I’m wearing it because it smelled mindblowingly beautiful yesterday!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mission accomplished!
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    Thanks, PrinceRF!

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    That’s a real customized watch! So nice to be able to do your own modifications.
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    Thanks, Joe. (I might still be crazy...)

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    Thank you, hednic!

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    Why, thank you, FWV!
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