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    Default SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Another month comes to an end, and it's another day in ELdO Vierges et Toreros for me. When I woke up this morning, the vetiver note was lingering in a lovely way: the more I wear this scent, the more sides it reveals of itself and the more I like it.

    Have a wonderful Wednesday, everyone, and those who celebrate the May Day's Eve, enjoy yourselves!
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    It's also a vetiver day for me, but I've chosen my husband's Encre Noir: really dry, dark, very woody. It suits my mood today.

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    Dolce Vita - perfume, lotion and body wash. Yuuum! The bf's fave... he was smelling yummy too wearing half Monk by Michael Storer and half Spiritueuse Double Vanille.

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    Diorissimo - Christian Dior

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Good morning!

    In order to celebrate its nomination as a Basenotes Fragrance Awards finalist, I am wearing Serena's

    Madame X

    layered with a drop of Vanille Argentée from Des Filles à la Vanille.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Sniffing around
    I'll stop wearing black when they make something darker

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    Good morning all Today I need a fresh boost and something to put me together.I'm a little nervous about going to an office talking about workrelated issues. It's a beautiful,sunny day,though so it will probably be a good day non the less. Sotd? Jicky edt.This could easily become a signature I think
    Currently wearing: Chergui by Serge Lutens

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    Back at work after a bad cold. Slept terribly badly last night and needed some Coney Island to wake me up. This stuff does wonders as a pick me up!

    Glad to see Madame X made the finals - I hope Serena never stops making this gem as it's now absolutely my favourite evening scent.

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    I am trying a sample of Clair de Musc. Turned right to baby powder. Oh well!
    Come play with us (click on the Basenotes link)

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    I smell something
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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Hello everyone, I am wearing Richard James edt today

    Top: Italian bergamot, mandarin, clean starched shirt accord (!), fresh Chinese ginger, living green tea leaves, petitgrain citronnier, Tunisian rosemary, Egyptian basil oil
    Heart: Guatemalan cardamom, coriander seed oils, evening dew tuberose, lily of the valley, Moroccan rose, lavender absolute
    Base: soft suede, Indonesian patchouli, Indian sandalwood, tobacco absolute, amber, Haitian vetyver, sensual musk, oakmoss

    Indiscreet, I hope you are feeling better today.

    Have a wonderful day, everyone.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    I have an awful headache today so had to skip perfume. I'm enjoying reading about other people's sotd instead.

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    If not now, when?

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Derby by Guerlain (the new formulation) - from a sample, thanks TwoRoads!
    Currently wearing: Vetiver by Guerlain

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Trying out Chergui for the first time. Green powder at the top, a lovely tobacco vanilla after 30 minutes.

    Thanks Coconut for the generous sample!
    Sakecat's Scent Project
    "Wardrobe" and Reviews of everything I've tried to date. Please come visit and let me know what you think.

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    Jicky for me today; made my summertime switch, moving my Jicky edt refil into my gold case and stashing winter's Vol de Nuit back in its box. Certainly feels like Beltane. Summer is a-coming in...
    Blessed be.
    "A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future." Coco Chanel

    I'm streamlining my collection
    Currently wearing: Diorling by Christian Dior

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    Can only join Coconut's "Hope the server gets well soon".

    L'Artisan Parfumeur Voleur de Roses for a day at work, I know it should be lilies of the valley this time of the year, but the first of May is yet to come! Wet roses today, I did not realize how much I was craving my two year old Voleur until I sniffed some new for me rose samples from Miss R. (Where is she, does anyone know?)

    BTW, has anyone smelled Guerlain Muguet this year? Particularly nice blend or about like always?
    Currently wearing: Omnia Paraiba by Bulgari

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    Indi, Frenchie- feel better !

    I'm in Cristalle EDP-
    Gloriously, unapologetically floral-
    And soon to be non-existent...

    Hurrah for Serenakins !

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    L'Air de Rien.

    I just tried it in a shop.
    The bottles were placed under a hot lamp and they were so warm, that I cannot tell if it has "turned" or not!
    All shops here do this recently, they put lights inside the selves with the perfumes.

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    Is this an omen? Not a single Bizzy Server message yet this ayem!! :bounce:

    To celebrate - and continuing my commitment to The Girls I Came to the Party With - it's the indescribable

    I've never been able to isolate from it's impressive laundry-list of notes.....

    * Top

    * Sicilian Lemon, Peach, Basil, Italian Bergamot, Melon, Green Notes .

    * Middle
    * Honeysuckle, Jasmine, Violet, Rose Bud, Carnation, Cyclamen, Oakmoss.

    * Base
    * Vanilla, Clove, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Musk, Patchouli

    ....but I'll say that - from the first - I was enraptured by the effervescence of the melon-y, citrus-fruity opening - the garden-scents-through-the-open window and the barest hint of something-baking-in-the-downstairs-kitchen feel of it. I just love this quirky 'fume!

    (You can almost always find Miss R. over on the Guess The Fragrance by the Picture thread!! Think her hand may be bothering her again.)
    Last edited by TaoLady; 30th April 2008 at 12:42 PM. Reason: Information
    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Serena's Hong Kong Garden today.

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Mmmmmmmmmmmmm, everyone is smelling exceptionally great today!

    I'll be spritzing on some Parfumee Au The Rouge - by Bulgari

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Back to my love affair with
    Scent by Costume National
    I love, love, love this stuff!
    Just cannot get enough of it!
    Autumn treasures: Magnetism, Midnight Orchid, Tea for Two,
    Aimez-Moi, Chinatown, Dzongkha, Five O'Clock Au Gingembre,
    Cittá di Kyoto, Jasmin de Nuit, Jasmin Full, Kelly Calèche, Venezia,
    Douce Amère, Eau de Charlotte, Falling In Love, Chergui, Prada,
    Rose Alexandrie, Hypnôse, Omnia, Flowerbomb, Poivre Piquant,
    Cuir Beluga, 7:15am in Bali, Lolita Lempicka, Fumerie Turque,
    Datura Noir, Songes, Gaultier², L'Ombre Fauve, Kors, My Couture,
    Ligea "La Sirena", Red Aoud, Rose Absolu, Cèdre, Milk, No. 23


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    The mind is like a drunken monkey, it constantly jumps here and there.

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    "Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think."

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Editions de Parfums Bigarade Concentree
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Server's too busy, too busy, too busy.....
    Well, it seems I can post again. It's Queensday in the Netherlands, and I'm wearing Eau des Merveilles on a rainy and cold day.
    Last edited by lievje; 30th April 2008 at 12:22 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered - W.H. Auden

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Terre d'Hermes as SotD
    we have seen the enemy...and he is us.-Pogo

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    I am shocked (shocked!) to discover I was able to get on the board today without a single "server is busy" message so far. Let's have more of that!

    Joining the Jicky wearers in lavender, but for me it's Serge Lutens Encens et Lavande today.

    Hoping our Dutch Dragon is able to come out to play again soon!
    It’s thought that people who hope too much will just waste their life away and never get down to doing any real work. They’re confusing Hope with Wish, its lazy cousin... When Wish whispers, “Something is just around the corner,” what comes or not is never what was wished for. When Hope whispers “Something is just around the corner,” something always is. -- Charlie Elberson

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Am wearing AL's Vamp today. Husband said "Phew," but I am used to that. I love it. It is moody, edgy.

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Trying to type fast, in case the know...

    Wearing Amoreuse by Parfums DelRae today. A gift from the most generous person I have ever met (here on BN, or elsewhere). You know who you are....... Twolf!

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Hugs to all. Cool compresses for Frenchie. Fingers crossed that Grant's making headway lining up all of his electronic ducks.

    I've been lovingly inundated with samples. Two swaps on MUA and doozie of a package from Twolf have virtually paralyzed me from applying fragrance. Instead, I have dozens of strips of paper spritzed and lying out on the table from which I am "snacking." The stuff ranges from Guerlain Heritage to Liz Zorn Ankhara and MH Geranium Bourbon. Last night I went to bed with CDG Lily on one hand and L'Erbolario Myrrhae on the other. My heart is filled with gratitude. I think the fragrance clan is more like a motherhood than a sisterhood. Their is so much fostering and doting.

    Daughter's homecoming has been delayed -- power outage at the Memphis airport, so she's sitting in the airport in New Orleans, poor thing.
    The "Today Show" is hopscotching around the globe with a live segment they call "Where in the world is Matt Lauer?" Yesterday he was in The Netherlands, and I thought of our dear "Dutchesses" as the camera swept the cities and countryside. So many beautiful spots in this world!
    Last edited by Quarry; 30th April 2008 at 01:43 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
    "I live in the garden, I just sleep in the house." -- Jim Long
    Currently wearing: Bel Ami by Hermès

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    The warm rain this morning called for KAI. I love the soft sweetnes of this one, it's great for spring!

    Hope your all having a great week!
    "Woe to the one who's love of elixirs, grows into madness"

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Wearing the gorgeous Un Bois Vanille thanks to a VERY generous Musse!

    I'm in HEAVEN!!

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 30 April

    Searching for a rose scent to call my own...........Today I'm wearing a sample of A.Maze by People of the Labyrinths. I dig the name; the pun is clever.
    WISHLIST: Tokyo Milk Honey & the Moon, Brooklyn Bunny Lettuce
    "Another way to take up more space is to wear perfume. I really love wearing perfume." ANDY WARHOL

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