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    Default SotD Wednesday 8 April

    Almost good afternoon

    I started the day in

    Silver Cristal Femme

    For the evening: Musc Ravageur

    Have a great Wednesday
    Last edited by Riannon; 8th April 2009 at 10:16 AM.
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    Good morning Riannon ( and the rest of you when you wake up) Today we have my brother,my youngest sister and my dad over for dinner.The day will probably get rather busy.Lots of cooking,baking and tidying in the house to do! Since my dad is rather allergic to strong perfume I'll be in the subtle Razala today as well.Enjoy your day all

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    Histoires de Parfums 1969

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    Have I told you about the scent of jasmine? Have I spoken about the smell of the sea? The earth is scented. And I perfume myself to enhance what I am. That's why I can not wear a perfume that bothers me. Perfuming is an instinctive wisdom. And like all art, it requires some knowledge of yourself..."
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    Bermuda Tonic
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    Hi all!
    I´m wearing Elle Intense (YSL) today.

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    My SOTD is Yves Saint- Laurent - Body Kouros.

    Please feel free to check out my Swap Thread - Patou pour Homme, L'Instant de Guerlain PH Extreme, Dior Homme Intense, Pure Malt, Pure Coffee and many more! Click Here For My Swap Thread

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    Relative in scent with Roberto in MPG Soie Rouge -- nice carnation fragrance. I went through my de***nt in the course of a couple of month about a year ago and decided for myself "Nah, nice but not FBW", have been missing it ever since until two weeks ago when a package from a BN friend arrived. It is an intermediately strong carnation, on the scale between L'Artisan and Caron, even similar to Roger & Gallet Blue Carnation but not a soliflore with its ambery musky base.

    Praying about the people in Italy. Hugs to Dora.

    Have a nice hump day.
    Currently wearing: Omnia Paraiba by Bulgari

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    Guerlain Spiritueuse Double Vanille
    Hugs to Dora and all who need them.

    Take care, everyone!
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    I'm back in Une Fleur de Cassie for the second day.

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    A rainy day, but I don't care. I'll be picking up the key to my new apartment this Friday (so fast!) and then it'll be painting, decorating, organizing... undoubtedly exhausting but I'm so looking forward to it!

    Thank you everyone for the sweet birthday wishes yesterday, it made my day! I double celebrated with a nice dinner with friends - perfect end to the day.

    I'm in L'Occitane Ambre today, which is about the only thing I can smell. I might be fumigating everyone around me, but hey - I say I'm allowed.

    I hope everyone in Italy is safe and sound, and that these were the last of the aftershocks.
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    Perhaps we can have a day of less April Showers and a little more sun.
    Wearing an old friend this morning:

    Caron L'Anarchiste

    It was early in my exploration of scents that I tried the Caron "masculine holy trinity" of pour Un Homme, Le 3me Homme, and Yatagan. They were all excellent scents on me. It took a little while longer for me to try L'Anarchiste. Richard Fraysse created L'Anarchiste in 2000 and it is encased in a striking copper bottle designed by Serge Mansau. This is one of those cases where everyone involved artistically on this should be pleased. The top notes are orange in the form of mandarin which quickly are joined by the clean lines of cedar. As this prgresses into the heart the orange becomes lighter and sandalwood joins the cedar to add a creaminess to the wood and to soften some of the edges that cedar brings to this scent. The woods stick around as a plush musk takes over and then the edge returns in the form of vetiver to round out the base. L'Anarchiste fits easily into the trio of Caron men's scents that came before. L'anarchiste falls closer to Yatagan than to either Le 3me Homme or pour Un Homme but really has its own unique place on the Caron spectrum. Looks like the "holy trinity" just gained a fourth.

    Have a Wonderful Wednesday everyone.
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    Carnal Flower - wore this for a hike this morning

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    Oooooh Coconut, I love your SOTD!

    I found a bottle of Tom Ford Black Orchid Voile de Fleur at TJMaxx yesterday, so I snagged it - for a mere $29.99! Proudly spritzed it on this morning, and it's PERFECT...very wearable. The edp version sort of 'wears me', but as baby bear says, "this one is jjjjjuuusssssttttt rrrrriiiiiiiggghhhhttttt"!

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    Eau Noire by Christian Dior

    Since we're having a tiny cold spell here, I reached to the back of my wardrobe for a comfy gourmand and EN always satisfies.

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    Ambre Sultan on a rainy, chilly day.
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    Rushing... (again): Bwah-ha-ha des Eels for me today.
    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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    Ooh nice snag there Ubu!

    I'm in Fidji today.

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    Default Re: SotD Wednesday 8 April wonderful for you! I'll keep a lookout.

    SOTD is Bond No. 9 Astor Place, from a sample.
    Notes: Fresh spring floral, freesia-poppy-violet leaf, teakwood & musk in the base.
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    Looks like weather and clients permit me to do some outside work today -- digging, staining, who-knows-whatting. Need something to stand up to the wind and outdoors ... say, J-L Scherrer?
    "I live in the garden, I just sleep in the house." -- Jim Long

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    L'Artisan Vanilia, wishing for the sun to come back

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    Czech & Speake Citrus Paradisi from a sample as SotD. Grapefruit with attitude. I do like this!
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    Woke up to a thin layer of snow this morning, brrrr!

    Feeling the love in Shalimar parfum (older bottle, but not vintage). I have EDT, EDP and parfum. To my nose, the parfum has more vanilla, EDP has more incense and EDT has more lemon.

    Love that bottle Riannon!
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    Finally digging into my untried samples again.

    Today - Tocca Brigette.

    Not getting any of the spices or gourmandy goodness that other people rave about. Just a synthetic fruity floral. Keep waiting (and I am 4 hours in at this writing).

    Not a scrubber. Not racing to wear this again.
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    L'Air de Rien--an accidental choice. I was comparing it to Rien by ELO, which someone (to my surprise) said was similar. I don't think they are--not much at least. Perhaps another case of the word leading the nose. Of course in the name of science (or obsession), I had to compare.

    It is interesting, b/c I remembered Rien as very soft and smooth. Next to l'Air de Rien, though, it is sharper, and much more leathery, even smoky, than I remembered.

    Like Bal � Versailles, L'Air de Rien always makes me think of a post-seduction scenario--rumpled sheets, a nice glow... gentle, warm, wet and a little dirty (in a good way), very soothing, but also very, very sexy.

    In comparison Rien comes across as a subtle, somewhat dry and cool leather.

    Cheers, everyone!
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    I promised my mom I'd wear a floral, so I will wear a floral. It's a nice excuse to wear AG Un Matin d'Orage. I'm already wishing I'd bought a bigger bottle.

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    That bottle is gorgeous RIANNON! You always have pics of the most stunning perfume bttls ever.

    Spending the day at home alone today, so have "poured" on the SUBLIME. Should take me about a week to wear it off.

    Enjoy your day everyone!
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