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    Thumbs up S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Good Morning everyone Have all a Fantastic Weekend


    Parfums
    D' ORSAY


    Arôme 3





    Head Notes
    lavender, neroli, petit grain and bergamot
    Heart Notes
    coriander, jasmine, cloves, sage and ylang-ylang
    Base Notes
    amber, oakmoss and cedar.
    Last edited by ROBERTO; 16th April 2010 at 07:34 AM.
    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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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Good morning Roberto ( and the rest of you when you wake up) Today I was suppose to get up early,but couldn't...So typical me sleeping a couple of extra hours if I can:P After breakfast I'm off to university to write the rest of the Law assignmnet. Can't wait to have it over with! Sotd is Mitsouko. I could wear this beauty everyday!
    HAPPY (belated) BIRTHDAY to PETRA ICHOR!!!! I'm sorry to have missed it yesterday. Hope you had a nice day!
    Last edited by ineespenes; 16th April 2010 at 10:28 AM.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Yesterday was Eau Premiere and today is Heritage edp.

    Happy Friday!
    I offer you perfume,
    More for its pleasure than for yours;
    You perfume perfume.

    --Anonymous Ancient Greek Love Lyric

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    Porte de la Reine at Aigues-Mortes - Frederic Bazille, 1867

    Eau D'Iparie by L'Occitane.

    top notes: red pepper, rose
    middle notes: patchouli, ciste labdanum
    base notes: myrrh, frankincense, vanilla, moss


    Thank you for all the birthday wishes, the elderflowers and the lovely cakes! I had a great day, but I ate too much!
    Out here we are running for the wide open spaces, the road-smell after the rain.

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    Good morning!

    It's back to Elizabeth Taylor Gardenia for me.

    "That it will never come again is what makes life sweet." Emily Dickinson

    May each of us live in the present rather than pinning our hopes on a distant future...

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    It's gotten so I sometimes pick my frag of the day from my PBucket album instead of the etagere!! This looked perfect for a promising-to-be-warmer day....

    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Good Morning All!

    SOTD is Lismore by Waterford -

    Reine

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    SOTD is Angel and it's hitting the spot on this chilly, rainy morning.

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

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    Fed up with lots of things (and people) today.

    So, I have emboldened myself with one of my favourite "BACK OFF!" scents ... Balenciaga Rumba.
    This week, 'Chanel Cuir de Russie: Skin Scent' at http://thescentimentalist.blogspot.com/

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    Windy and about to rain - ughh, the weeds are going to grow now.
    Chanel Coromandel was calling my name for this cooler day.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Dior Homme


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    Versace edp for me today. On the mend here...thanks again for the get well soon wishes.

    TGIF! We're going to a local baseball game tonight. That should be fun. Have a good one, all!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Montana Parfum d'Homme today. I always seem to forget just how wonderfully nice this is!
    Deep in the dark your kiss will thrill me
    Like days of old. Lighting the spark of love that fills me
    with dreams untold..--Twilight Time

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Have I impressed upon you how much I love shoveling? No joke. I remember when I bought my favorite shovel, and it has shrunk from its original length due to my whittling it against the Earth. So, be happy for me, because today I am going outside to move soil and stone whilst wearing Sel de Vetiver and Black Vetyver Cafe.

    May you find your own shovel of happiness ~ Love, Quarry.
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    PG Felanilla for me today.

    Happy Friday!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    My SOTD is Guy Laroche Horizon - spending the day in Bodega Bay today.

    Top notes are aldehydes, artemisia, lavender, green notes, mandarin orange, cassia, mint and bergamot
    Middle notes are cyclamen, carnation, jasmine, caraway, rose, pine tree needles and geranium
    Base notes are leather, sandalwood, amber, patchouli, musk, oakmoss and cedar



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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Soir~ Rumba is a great "back off" scent. I wanted to back away from myself when I tested it!

    I see Quarry and Taolady in vetiver today. Very wise and savvy women, these two, so I'm going to twin up with Tao in L'Occitane Vetyver and emulate Quarry with some good yard work. Well, yard work will commence as soon as I get back from having some fasting labwork done (standard glucose test for preggy girls) and a nice big meal!

    Also, I hope some of you will see this-- L'Occitane is having a 50% off sale on selected products until 3:30 est time today. Unfortunately, I just checked my email a few minutes ago, but then it arrived only 90 minutes ago (15 mins after the sale started) and it looks like Basenotes is a big buggy. If I get any more of these quick notices, I'll be sure to pass them along.

    Link: http://usa.loccitane.com/FO/Catalog/...t=Beauty-Break
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    Patsy: Oh, this? Chanel No. 5.
    -- Absolutely Fabulous

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Azzaro ~ Pure Lavender. Have a brilliant weekend everyone!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Good afternoon everybody! I had a quite morning today in contrast of hectic yesterday.
    Tried Ineke Chemical Bonding today since it was going around in this thread a last couple of days and I haven't tried it from my gorgeous Ineke's sample set yet.

    I agree with Hillaire's impressions from yesterday, it was a blast of lemon first, greenish lemon at that, but alas, with a slight chemical note that I didn't like. It does have nice peony smell (my North GA husband says PEAony! ), but it doesn't do anything to me that Lanvin's Eclat d'Arpege does, both with lemon and peony. In fact, I like both these notes better in L'Eclat.



    I have enough for one more wear, but it's not going to be a full bottle from Ineke. I think I'll get her lilac one, After my Own Heart unless I fall in love with Evening Edged in Gold -- that's the last to try!
    Last edited by Warum; 16th April 2010 at 06:44 PM. Reason: make perfume name BOLD!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Ma Griffe!

    ValentinePerfume describes Ma Griffe thusly -- (I only wish I were half so eloquent:)
    Time lots elegance - there are things, to which the time cannot wear anything. In addition the smell classical author of grasps from that belongs Paris mode houses Carven. From the time of its spectacular launching the blumig aromatic smell stands on for exclusivity and struck Couture elegance. Gardenia, Limone, rose, Ylang Ylang, Styrax, Zimt and Eichenmoos underline the fascinating aura of a woman, who takes herself from the life, which wants it and which can afford the luxury of their singularness.

    (you can't make this stuff up... :-)

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    spending the day in Bodega Bay today.
    Love Bodega Bay...went there last summer. I'm sooooooooo very jealous right now.

    As for my SOTD: Pierre Cardin by Pierre Cardin

    Have a terrific weekend y'all!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Bois d'Ombrie by Eau d'Italie (from a sample)



    The tart sourness mixed with the peat/whiskey notes almost smells like an aldehyde, but a natural aldehyde...if that makes sense. I keep getting these strange whiffs all day. Not sure I like it as much as the Eau d'Italie signature scent (or Dzonghka by L' Artisan Parfumeur, it's twin brother), but I do like it infinitely more than when I first sampled it and wrinkled up my nose at it.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Fabulous Friday to all! Lots of scent diversity today..

    After a very lazy morning, I am re-entering the rat race in Caron's Montaigne Such a beautiful and lasting drydown on this one

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    Outrageous by Frederic Malle
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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    SL Un Lys on this beautiful spring day. Have a nice weekend everyone!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Hello everybody!


    I'm enjoying the sophisticated and oh-so-stylish Gucci No.3 today.





    Y'all have a wonderful day!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Out for a Thai dinner with friends in the logical follow up to this morning's Montana Parfum d'Homme: Havana reissue
    Deep in the dark your kiss will thrill me
    Like days of old. Lighting the spark of love that fills me
    with dreams untold..--Twilight Time

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Happy belated bitrhday to Petra and anyone I have missed

    [Long trip in NYC last week rapidly segued by work mania !]

    It's now 6 days running, in Penhaligon's Amaranthine ;-0
    I THINK that means true love ...
    I just don't want to wear anything else.

    Sending hugs to all our friends who are stressed and / or ailing.
    MWAH.
    Last edited by chayaruchama; 16th April 2010 at 09:22 PM.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    That Ma Griffe description is fantastic! Who WOULDN'T want to smell like that?

    I'm wearing L'Heure Bleue today. I smell of chilly splendor.

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    CdG LUXE Champaca from a sample- beautiful .

    Have a good Friday everyone. I had real problems logging in this morning .
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    L'Artisan Fleur d'Oranger to give me some energy while I pack for our next trip to Florida tomorrow.

    This time, flying down and driving back to CT towing a UHaul behind Mom's car. It is going to be a frantic week of packing things up and cleaning out all that won't be sold in the estate sale, then signing a rental agreement with a broker. Followed by the loooong drive home.

    And one hour per day has to be for the beach. I hope there won't be riptides-- unsafe water conditions are common, with flags posted to warn people to stay out of the water. This is my daughter's spring break week, so I do hope she can get wet at least once.

    I'll log onto BN form there a few times if time allows.

    Have a great week, everyone!

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    Rive Gauche (pre-TomFord) today.

    Have a great Friday evening, all!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    I'm wearing Cuir de Lancome today. It's been a long week ... so glad it's Friday!

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Felt like wearing flowers today, so Creed Fleurissimo. Man, this stuff has legs! I usually need a lunchtime fragrance reapplication, but this one's still going... Nothing wrong with that, though; it's lovely.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Rosine's Rose Kashmirie.

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    Smile Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Chanel Cristalle.

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    My Sote.....Wall Street by Bond No.9
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    SoTD E. Coudray Esperys

    SoT Afternoon Sycomore

    SotE Mitsuoko (it's a wet and cool evening, what more perfect warm lovely Guerlain could there be? Well... I may sleep in Habit Rouge!)
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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    SOTE: Estee Lauder Knowing

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    SOTD was Rochas Toacde.

    SOTE is Laura by Laura Biagiotti.

    Have a lovely weekend, everyone!
    Last edited by NebraskaLovesScent; 17th April 2010 at 01:10 AM. Reason: taming the typo monster

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    With Love... Hilary Duff
    Wishlist is pointless.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Platinum Egoiste.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    AM: Carnal Flower
    PM: Amouage Gold

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Bvlgari's Parfumee Au The Blanc

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    I wore Chanel CdR this morning, and am wearing AL Madame X tonight. I far prefer the CdR, though the Madame X definitely has presence! I hope everyone had a great day. Take care, all.

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Hey all. So tired, crazy busy day today. SotD was/is TDC Bois d'Iris. With purple dress, of course. :-)

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Wearing Dzongkha for the first time, from a sample.
    I am liking this very much. I need to reapply.

    Have a great weekend!!
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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    I am wearing Pleasures today. Aw there's nothing like a fresh bottle of Pleasures.
    Diva is fartin in your perfume mist before you walk through it!! Walk slow and let it marinate......

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    Default Re: S o t d Friday 16 April 2010

    Happy Aloha Friday, dearest BNers!

    SotAfternoon was Bal a Versailles EDT

    Fabulous!

    I am so happy that it is finally Friday. This week just dragged on, didn't it?

    Big hug to Tigrushka - will be thinking good thoughts for your DH's safe (but long!) trip home.

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    L'Artisan Tea for Two
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