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    Default Your reach for what on that first spring day

    My arm developed a life all its own and reached for Arpege earlier this week. I know. Arpege???? The vintage Arpege, that is. Soft, velvety, and subtle. Then today #5 was The Perfect One. I love both vintage and modern of this one, the modern one being spicier and deeper. Tomorrow will be Helmut Lang.

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    Tamya, Diorissimo and Spring Flower are my most spring-y perfumes.
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    Well, you know I pretty much wear my fragrances year round, but that's when I normally reach for L'Air du Temps, White Linen, L'Or de Torrente, Paris, Irma Shorell Rose... those come to mind right now.

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    L'Artisan Jour de Fete

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    There's a good chance it will be Bulgari pour Femme- but I still probably have about 3 more months to go here.
    Scent is such a lovely, simple pleasure!

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    CdG Calamus without a doubt.

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    Usually it's Creed's Selection Verte, Diptyque's Olène, maybe Acqua di Parma Colonia, maybe Givenchy's Insensé, maybe Goutal's Eau de Monsieur or Hadrian Absolu.
    That girl, that bottle, that mattress and me.

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    Creed Selection Verte, Mugler colongne and/or OV, Rau D'Orange Vert, Un Jardin en Mediterenaee, etc.

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    I find Stella a perfect scent, as is Gucci II and Paul Smith Woman. Basically anything in a pink bottle!!

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    Hermes Hiris was the first thing to come to mind.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Nina Ricci Love in Paris!
    It's rose, peony,star anise, apricot,green of violet, jasmin, musk, vanilla and wood. nothing to try out in a perfume shop - too delicate.
    There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

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    wooOOOOoooo, I've not tried Love in Paris. Sounds likes an oversight on my part which must be corrected as soon as possible !
    Please, spritz responsibly.

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    I hope my La Chasse aux Papillons will arrive from Lusiouscargo before spring comes to Norway! If it doesn`t, then I might sniff my old White Linen Breeze, to see if I still like it
    Everything passes. Everything changes. Just do what you think you should do.
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    L'Interdit, L'Air Du Temps, or Love's Rain Scent for those first breezy & balmy spring days from April-May.
    First warm day hitting 80 degrees in May or June I break out the vintage Oh! de London.

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    Hey! Loves Rain Scent! My hairstylist and I got to talking perfumes and her signature scent for years was LRS. I got her some off Ebay for a Christmas present! Its been discontinued, I think. So you're not alone- others love and persue that one still!
    Please, spritz responsibly.

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    Janca by Acqua di Biella: Florentine iris, peach, tamarind, mandarin, lime blossom, osmanthus, magnolia, cardamom, musk, cedar, patchouli.

    "Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see." -Benjamin Franklin

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    Quote Originally Posted by RitaMae
    L'Interdit, L'Air Du Temps, or Love's Rain Scent for those first breezy & balmy spring days from April-May.
    First warm day hitting 80 degrees in May or June I break out the vintage Oh! de London.
    Dear RitaMae,
    How IS L'Interdit? Is it the original or the modern version that you have? I can't find it here, which is a real disappiontment , being a fan of a certain Ms.Hepburn...It's like, the notes don't tell you the whole story :-/
    There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.

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    Irma Shorell long-lost perfumes - Casaque! It's
    divine!!! Originally by Jean d'Albret, now re-created
    by the above company.
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.

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