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    Default SotD Saturday 6 January

    Good morning!
    I decided to dedicate this Sniff'n Speak Saturday to Guerlain - Vol de Nuit. (Many thanks to Allie for making that possible! )

    Have a great Saturday, and please share your thoughts about orientals in the thread above!

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    Hello beautiful people, I have choosen Samara Parfum as my Oriental Sniff'n Speak!
    In the evening, I have switched to Vol de Nuit Edt (thanks tink!)
    At midnight, I put on Douce Amere and in bed I wore L'Instant .
    Last edited by Coconut; 7th January 2007 at 02:45 AM.
    Currently wearing: Chinatown by Bond No. 9

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    At work today i will be wearing Pure Poison.Haven't decided on which oriental to go for laterHave a nice day everybody

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    I'm choosing LB's Venezia, one of my favorites, today. I will probably never find it again but I plan to use up this bottle before it goes "off". I'd rather wear it til it's gone than wish I had done so!

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    My Sniff 'n Speak is Shalimar. Have a nice day!
    Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered - W.H. Auden

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    My Oriental Sniff´n Speak is also Shalimar by Guerlain, the most romantic of my orientals, IMO. I find it fragile and gentle, yet lasting all day on my skin. I will put it on again for the evening.

    Hav a fab Oriental Day, all wonderful BN:s!
    Last edited by Margareta; 6th January 2007 at 07:55 AM.
    Faves right now: Chanel No 19, Stella Rose Absolute, L´Heure Bleu, Elixir de Merveilles, Samsara.

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    Balenciaga Pour Homme

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Today is Annick Goutal Day for me:

    SOTD - Mandragore
    SOTE - Eau du Fier
    Wishlist is pointless.

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    I had already decided to make this a Guerlain Sniff-n-Speak Saturday, but since many others are wearing Guerlain as well, I have changed my mind.

    So: I will make this a day of shamelessly enjoying as many Orientals I can bear. Needless to say I will stay at home (catching up on work) to avoid any inconvenience to others

    The menu for today will be: Mira Bai (Chopard), Theorema (Fendi), Must de Cartier, Boucheron extrait and for the night: a drop of Soir d'Orient (MPG).

    A day long I will be smelling like a princess from 'One Thousand and One Nights '

    *sigh*
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp

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    I'm going to wear ROMA for my sniff and speak Saturday scent.
    Have just started reading "Perfume" by Susskind, prior to seeing the
    film. My mind is reeling with olfactory descriptions...
    Currently wearing: Cristobal by Balenciaga

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    my SOTD/Sniff & Speak oriental is In Control Curious by Britney Spears

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    12 Noon GMT

    Must de Cartier
    parfum
    Favourite (Winter) Crazy Combos

    Tabu + Orange Blossom * Hermes Rouge + Bellodgia* Voleur du Roses+ Rose Ispahan * Rasa Extreme + Paris * Wood Coffee + Cafe Noir *

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    Amouage Silver Crystal Men

    Have a great weekend!
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Can't believe I did this! Rolled out of bed and felt half-way human. In joyous celebration - and totally forgetting it was Oriental day - rolled on Balenciaga's Rumba! (*Plum, peach, orange blossom, raspberry, magnolia, tuberose, orchid, gardenia, jasmine, carnation, heliotrope, honey, lily-of-the-valley, amber, oakmoss, vanilla, sandalwood, cedarwood, tonka bean, musk, styrax.) All smoky and night-clubby to me!

    Had intended to wear Mitsouko.....Happy accident!

    (Rhumbas off into sunset - swaying hips - clattering castanets - Ole!...)
    Last edited by TaoLady; 6th January 2007 at 12:25 PM.
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    Today I am going to wear Chanel Coco, my favorite oriental. Today is also a very special day for me and my family. Not only is it my 23rd wedding anniversary but my first nephew was born early this morning!

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Quote Originally Posted by tdi
    Today I am going to wear Chanel Coco, my favorite oriental. Today is also a very special day for me and my family. Not only is it my 23rd wedding anniversary but my first nephew was born early this morning!
    That's darned exciting. See if you can get the family to name him after a fragrance or some famous nose!

    Wearing Nuits de Noho. Will discuss its qualifications as an Oriental in the thread dedicated to the SnS subject.
    In a world where 6 million people are added each month, every landscape matters.
    Currently wearing: Jicky by Guerlain

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    Caron Aimez-Moi for me this morning.

    Must de Cartier this evening.

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Quote Originally Posted by tdi
    Today I am going to wear Chanel Coco, my favorite oriental. Today is also a very special day for me and my family. Not only is it my 23rd wedding anniversary but my first nephew was born early this morning!
    Happy Anniversary, tdi! Congrats also on the nephew. Being an aunt now, it is your responsibility to be the bad influence his parents cannot be.

    For today's Sniff n Speak, I've chosen to test drive two new ones (for me) Hermes Rouge for the SotD and depending on how that works out, maybe Musc Ravageur for evening.
    Currently wearing: Infusion d'Iris by Prada

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    Good morning and happy Sniff & Speak, dear BNers.

    I'm starting out in Animale which I've seen elsewhere described as chypre, so for my SnS scent, I am going to change into Caron Parfum Sacre.
    Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
    Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
    -George Bancroft {1800-1891 American Historian}

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    Balmain Jolie Madame, Serge Lutens Muscs Kublai Khan
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    I will wear Bois des Iles today.

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    Hi my good-smelling friends!
    I´m wearing Desire by Alfred Dunhill for this oriental sniff & speak day.
    Everything passes. Everything changes. Just do what you think you should do.
    --Bob Dylan

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    Sorry....it's just to warm for an Oriental....at least for me.....i went with Canali Pour Homme.....Have not checked what type this is.....it's a Christmas Present from my Honey........Gary

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    I'll be wearing En Avion extrait today, and probably a dab or two of Poivre and Bois des Iles as the day progresses.

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    Congrat, tdi, to both the anniversary and the little nephew!

    I celebrate the Oriental Sniff´n Speak a little extra. I gave myself the bodylotion of Shalimar this very day, and am wearing it right now, with the EdT. - I am in oriental heaven for the moment!
    Faves right now: Chanel No 19, Stella Rose Absolute, L´Heure Bleu, Elixir de Merveilles, Samsara.

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    Excuse my ignorance - I've never done a sniff and speak before, but so far everyone is sniffing without speaking about what their fragrance is like.
    Am I in the wrong place or missing the point??
    Currently wearing: Cristobal by Balenciaga

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    congratulations, tdi!

    wow this was tough ... but finally reached for Shalimar Eau Légère today. It has the tradition and legacy of the grand oriental, Shalimar, but with a modern twist. I will try to put words to my thoughts about it later ...

    but first, my thoughts are on FOOTBALL! GO CHIEFS!!!!!
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Youth Dew Amber Nude layered over an amber body butter from Bath and Body works...love the ginger top note in YDAN. Hope this qualifies as an oriental cause I can't wear narcisse noir first thing in the AM!

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    Bvlgari Blv Notte

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 6 January

    Bergamot Green Note, Peach, Plum,


    Carnation, Cinnamon, Jasmin, Orris, Rose, Ylang-Ylang,


    Amber, Benzoin, Cedar, Musk, Sandal, Tonka, Vanilla,

    Venezia is such a delight...I don't know the rules for a sniff and speak and I'm not sure how to go about it. I loved this one from the start and would be appreciative of any suggestions for similar scents. I've read Venezia is an "ambery" oriental, but the amber scents I own are not too similar.

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    Le Baiser du Dragon for Sniff 'n' Speak. What an absolutely beautiful fragrance; every time I catch a whiff of my sillage I fall in love!

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