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    Default SotD Sunday November 23

    Where is everyone? Why are you all sleeping in? It's only Sunday! :bounce:

    Starting this (very early) morning off with

    Perfumers Workshop Tea Rose.

    I am now afraid to go back to bed for fear of smothering the SO in bouquet of roses.

    Enjoy your Sunday everyone!
    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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    I've been up for hours! Another day in Heliotrope Blanc.
    I find it so comforting during these cold, wet days we are

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    Sur la Plage

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    Lalique Encre Noir

    From Fragrantica: Lalique's Encre Noir was designed by Nathalie Lorson of the house of Firmenich. She surrounded it with the top notes of fresh and aromatic accords of cypress and vetiver, soft, warm, leathery and rustical. Mysterious bourbon vetiver and smoky Haiti vetiver are in the heart of the composition. They lead to sensual notes of musk and velvet-like cashmere in the base of this masculine fragrance.

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    I´ve been up for quite a while too, if still very sleepy, though...

    Wearing PG Ilang Ivohibe today, and dreaming of summer.

    Hey - what´s that you´re wearing, Dimi..

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    AP Maitresse this morning, now sampling 100% Love. Not a fan, there's something weirdly salty in there which I used to think was oakmoss. (Oh my, leather in Mure et Musc and oakmoss in 100% Love? Either my skin has really strange chemistry or my nose has gone faulty lately!) Feels very synthetic too.

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Happy Birthday, Sake !
    Happy Birthday, Lady M !
    Kudos and congrats, 'Pai !

    Spent yesterday in the arms of my men; Isaac came home, we napped together, ate together...
    When J and B came home with orchard apples- we baked pie together.
    Feeling blessed by the amazing warmth of frends and family !
    [And "look Ma- no tears !", LOL]

    Wore Lann'Ael with Eau Lente yesterday, the Rykiel Woman, and Arabian atta Shafali for bed [ roses and musk].
    Put flannel sheets on all the beds.

    Probably up for big amber today- Alahine, perhaps.
    Need to make packages and organize here...

    Love to you all !

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    A sunny day in Mitsouko EDT. Enjoy!

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Chaya, this sounds dorky, but I always look forward to your SotD posts; they're like little scented-daily-life-haikus. And thank you for the shout-out

    And thank you, too, Lushsoup and anyone else I might have missed!

    Happy belated birthday wishes to Sakecat and Lady M (that's right, isn't it? Please don't banish me if I got this wrong).

    I'm being boring in Ambre Sultan again. Boring in that I can't seem to tear myself away from it!

    We've turned the heat on for the first time this winter today. Outside is cold, but not cold enough for it to be snowing, so it's icy rain instead. Should go to the food shop today but I don't feel like it. Brrrrr!

    Next week I've got a couple of trips (one of which is a day-trip flight; will be quite tiring). Today I feel like snuggling up.

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Histoires de Parfums 1876 (George Sand) -- not to be confused with MPG George Sand -- today for another day of doing nothing.

    Have a nice Sunday!

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Trying Lutens Borneo and loving it!
    Until now I have never found a chocolate note in perfumery that works for me - I always feel it smells too cheap and plasticky and inedible.
    Also, I famously don't understand patchouly - it confuses me and I often think it makes a fragrance smell like old-fashioned aftershave.
    This fragrance infamously consists of these two notes and... it's brilliant! The chocolate is sharpened and the patchouly suddenly becomes understandable to me; spicy and warm with a cozy side. I appreciate their genius with this fragrance.

    It's perfect for a snowy, sunny, cold, beautiful Swiss day. It looks just like you'd imagine. (Well, without the chalets and ski lifts, as I don't live in that part of Switzerland, I live in the southernmost reaches of the Black Forest: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang country.)

    Have a lovely lovely Sunday all. Coziness, hugs, warm blankies and hot chocolate to all of you. Yes, WITH whipped cream! (And patchouly!)
    "A woman who doesn't wear perfume has no future." Coco Chanel

    I'm streamlining my collection

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    Good morning all.Sotd is Attraction.
    Currently wearing: Cuir de Russie by Chanel

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    Spiritueuse Double Vanille with a gentle spray of ::cough:: Amour de Cacao

    Mr. Guerlain will have my hide for this blasphemy......
    The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp
    Currently wearing: VIP Room by VIP Room

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Paloma Picasso Minotaure. The mix of fresh, aromatic notes with heavy rich, sweet ones is intoxicating.

    top notes: aldehydes, bergamot, coriander, fruit notes, galbanum, tarragon
    heart notes: geranium, jasmine, lily of the valley, rose
    base notes: amber, cedar, musk, sandalwood, tonka, vanilla

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

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Terre d'Hermes as SotD. Flint, steel and what I detect as bitter orange.
    "Are you a god?"
    "Are you a wizard?"
    "Are you a man?"
    "Then what are you?"
    "I am awake.."

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Quote Originally Posted by Riannon View Post
    Spiritueuse Double Vanille with a gentle spray of ::cough:: Amour de Cacao

    Mr. Guerlain will have my hide for this blasphemy......
    Lady Riannon, dear, I am DEEPLY shocked and will have to contemplate this transgression of yours moodily (and appropriately) in L'Heure Bleue.

    p.s. I was gonna wear it anyway
    and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Sakecat and Lady M!
    (Sakecat, I never got around to mentioning how much I enjoyed your photo of you and your cat on the photo thread...what a great pic!)
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    "Like a lobster with a pearl in its claw, the beet held the jasmine firmly without crushing or obscuring it. Beet lifted jasmine, the way a bullnecked partner lifts a ballerina, and the pair came on stage on citron's fluty cue. As if jasmine were a collection of beautiful paintings, beet hung it in the galleries of the nose, insured it against fire or theft, threw a party to celebrate it. Citron mailed the invitations." Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins p. 189

    What I am loving right now: Shalimar vintage extrait, Chanel Bois des Iles, Chanel no. 22, Le Labo Iris 39, Guerlain Iris Ganache

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    Saturday 22 November 2008
    Morning: Diptyque Opôné (from a sample, trying to decide whether I want a full bottle)
    Evening: Profumum Thundra ( ... nothing beats the smell of 'shrooms. )
    Late Evening: Geir Ness Geir

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    Another Encens et Lavande day for me.

    There's a massive snow storm here!
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    I'm having another try at Pleasures by Estee Lauder. Last time I felt engulfed in vile chewing gum smells, but not today. This time I like it much better. I also have a small dose of Rykiel Rose on my hand. After a fizzy opening it is maturing nicely. I wonder if it is having an effect on Pleasures, which seems more floral and less minty than at my first attempt.


    Top Notes: White Lily ,Violet Leaves, Green Accents

    Middle Notes: Black Lilac, White Peony, Karo-Karounde Blossoms, Baie Rose, Pink Rose, Jasmine

    Base Notes: Sandalwood, Patchouli

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Love the way you're smelling today everyone! Opened my mailbox to find a glorious little coffrett of samples from the lovely, ever-generous Quarry!!!

    Sampling my way through them today, beginning with Nanadaberry Green - starting off very fresh, and the newest Sophia Grojsman, "E" ~ can you say "SOAPY CLEAN"!!!!

    I'll post comments in the review section later today. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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    Tenaz by Daniel de Fasson

    Peggy: "Right now, we have to get to the mental institution. Something terrible has happened."
    Latrelle: "What?"
    Peggy: "Brother Boy has tried to kill himself. He jumped out of his bedroom window."
    Latrelle: "Isn't he only on the second floor?"
    Peggy: "Yes, but he hit his head on a lawn gnome."
    Fr. Sordid Lives: The Series
    "Live, live, live! Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death."
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    How're you all doing today? So far so good, I see, judging from you're frags. :wave: Hey there, Ubu.

    MANDRAGORE, t h e . w i n t e r . c i t r u s .

    I'm recognizing an odd trend: My favorite frags come in squarish bottles. Hmmm. Wonder if that means anything?

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    Today enjoying Louve layered with Un Bois Vanille. A cloud of Serge.....

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    Nothing ... I feel a bit down today.
    L'amour fait songer, vivre et croire. Il a, pour réchauffer le coeur, un rayon de plus que la gloire; et ce rayon, c'est le bonheur. (Victor HUGO)

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    It took me until the middle of the afternoon to decide on Carthusia's Aria di Capri. Turin/Sanchez described it as iced amaro. It's much lighter and fresher than any amaro I've ever tasted - but that's probably a good thing, because, while I like amaro as a drink, I've never been tempted to wear it.

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    Molinard Precious Woods

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    I'm out to enjoy the day in L'OISEAU DE NUIT.

    Wishing Night a better mood soon!

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    Quote Originally Posted by Night View Post
    Nothing ... I feel a bit down today.

    Sorry to hear you're feeling down... Maybe you can get some good suggestions on the "Just Plain Joyful" thread for pick-me-scents. Perhaps something light and citrusy would help put some sparkle in your day.
    Hope you feel better soon!

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    Default Re: SotD Sunday November 23

    A busy Sunday ahead.
    First I have to visit an exhibit called "Icons and Altars"
    This is so I can pick my Christmas gift. On Dec. 14th they pick your ticket out and you get to pick whatever piece you want to take home. My lovely wife bought me a ticket and so I'm off to scout the pieces in person. You can use the link above to play vicariously if you wish.
    Then I should be home to watch the second half of my beloved Dolphins versus the Pats as I really find out if this team is for real.
    Then while my wife goes out to the opening of her work at a local library I host her stitch group for Sookie-Fest 2 a marathon of the last five episodes of the new HBO series "True Blood". If you like supernatural shows you should check this one out.
    To do all of this I am wearing:

    Acqua di Parma Colonia Assoluta

    I like all three Colonias but I agree with most that Assoluta seems to work the best on me.
    Have a great Sunday everyone.
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    Chanel No.19 EDT.

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