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    Good morning!

    Staying with SL Un Lys.

    To my great surprise this was the first SL bell jar scent I fell in love with when I tried out the wax samples, and also the first one I got back in 2003. I had been very much into Orientals until then, but this white lily scent stole my heart and made me look at Florals in a different way.

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Last edited by tigrushka; 11th April 2009 at 04:24 AM. Reason: fatal error aka sotd bug
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    I'm wearing some dark, thick oud oil from Doha. This unnamed oud from a small perfumer is my favorite of all, with an almost equine note that I haven't smelled in any other oud oil.
    Don a wig of larks and fly!

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    Wow.....I missed a lot of Birthdays and exciting news! Happy Birthday to all those I have missed since my husband abducted my laptop. Congratulations nukapai, very exciting news!

    Wearing Guerlain Vol de Nuit Evasion and heading off to bed finally.....drank too much coffee tonight!

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    Dominique Ropion's CARNAL FLOWER

    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

    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..."
    Clarice Lispector ( 1920-1977) - Perfumes da Terra / Earth

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    Nukapai, congratulations on your very good news!

    I'm in Champs-Elysees.
    Have a great weekend, everyone.

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    Good Morning all my darlings!
    I am actually still awake since yesterday at 7:30am, I forgot to take my sleeping medication but remembered around 2 hours ago.

    My parfum this fine "morning" is No 19 Chanel

    I will return later, after I sleep.

    Hope everyone has a fabulous saturday.

    Love and hugs.
    Quand on boit l'eau, il faut penser à sa source

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    Good morning all and a belated birthday hug to Mr Guerlain Today I'm having lunch with my youngest sister and my brother. Feel a little sad they leave tomorrow already! Sotd is Crystal Noir. Hope you all have a nice day
    Currently wearing: No. 88 by Czech & Speake

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    Nirmala is my choice for this lovely Easter Saturday.
    We have just booked our holiday to Croatia and I am looking
    forward to exploring Dubrovnik in June.
    Currently wearing: Mauboussin by Mauboussin

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    Still in Ava Luxe No 23 - I am just LOVING this stuff!
    The shouty sheep in the back field have a tiny newborn lamb with them, so that explains the grumpy shoutiness all winter: pregnant. Obviously sheep get as stroppy as I did when I was up the duff.

    Ickle tiny baby lamb is seriously sweet and Small has already been up to the field to try to feed it carrots.

    Spring is very definitely here in Switzerland.
    Have a lovely day all
    "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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    Coty - L' Origan for me.

    Wordie, your story about the little lamb is very cute.

    Have a lovely Saturday!
    Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered - W.H. Auden

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    The start of a wonderful Easter weekend is asking for an equally wonderful fragrance

    Lalique extrait (original)

    Lalique only designed beautiful perfume bottles for other Houses like Coty and Nina Ricci, or empty bottles you could fill yourself.
    But in 1992 Sophia Grojsman created the first wonderful fragrance for Lalique and Marie-Claude Lalique designed the bottle called 'Chèvrefeuille'.
    Two talented women created beauty.

    The fragrance Sophia Grojsman made is now sadly discontinued.

    Happy Saturday to all
    Last edited by Riannon; 11th April 2009 at 11:39 AM.
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    My SOTD is Yves Saint-Laurent - 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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    Wearing NR For Her Musc Oil but also testing Angelique Encens again and Sampaquita. From previous testings I remember that Angelique Encens just gets better and better as it develops on my skin throughout the day but there is a detached coolness about this fragrance that keeps me from loving it too much.

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    Histoires de Parfums Vert Pivoine

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    A wonderful bottle as always, dear R. Happy cooking and preparing!

    The scent of French outside air, filled with lavender, herbs and sunshine.

    Parfums DelRae EAU ILLUMINEE
    "Perfume is the dream that carries me."

    There is always the sky to look at

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    Eau de Shalimar. I was craving this today (talking about it the other day put it in my head). And I've layered it with Simon's new perfume in a lotion form (it's a rich, burnt/smoky vanilla scent with a hint of jasmine), so today I'm getting a very different experience from the usual lemon tart of Eau de Shalimar.

    Thank you again for all your well-wishes, I am really touched. xxx! (And also cringing a bit at all the "don't forget us when" - 1) as IF, 2) I'm such a newbie and only a student so it's hard to imagine getting carried away; I'll be exceptionally lucky if I ever get a finished perfume out to the shops!).

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    Bond #9 Chinatown for me today.

    Happy Easter, happy spring.
    Currently wearing: Omnia Paraiba by Bulgari

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    Black Cashmere

    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."
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    "Live, live, live! Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death."
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    Warming up a bit for Easter Saturday - been working all week (including today) and will be happy for warmer temps (the shop and the delivery van are both FREEZING - keeping the flowers cold is more important than keeping the peon warm!!)

    To maintain the atmosphere - CSP's Fleurs des Caraibes (thankyou thankyou Wolfie!)
    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Sharing the house with Tigrushka,

    Serge Lutens Gris Clair for me.

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

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    Bond Great Jones is my SotD
    we have seen the enemy...and he is us.-Pogo

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    I woke up wanting one more day with my new love, 1000 Kisses Deep.
    I see a full bottle in my future..

    Have a great day, everyone!
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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 11 April

    Guerlains' Angelique Noire

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    Declaration Eau Genereuse by Cartier

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    Went hiking with a few buddies the last two days.
    I took the Annick Goutal Heure Exquise with me and only used it once. Tonight I wore Jasmal by Creed.

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    The Body Shop
    Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.

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    Default Re: SotD Saturday 11 April

    I'm going with Aqua Allegoria Laurier-Reglisse. It's not exactly what I want. I want something lemony. But I want something with a bit of staying power too. The bergamot top is going to have to be close enough for rock and roll.

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    I've been so off the grid. Sick Mom. She's actually recuperating and I'm so glad to be back. Missed you all!
    Comfort scents all the way lately. Layering Pacifica Sandalwood with Ligne St. Barth Vanille. Yummy, and oh so soothing.
    Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.

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    Good morning perfumistas!

    Happy to hear your Mom's on the mend LIZZIE.

    After wearing L'HEURE BLEUE to bed last nite, thought I would continue on with it this morning.

    Have a great weekend everyone!
    "Woe to the one who's love of elixirs, grows into madness"

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