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    Default SotD Monday 3 May

    Good morning!

    Getting the week started in Mitsouko.

    Have a good one!
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Am going to bed soon here in the U.S.A., but plan on layering Calèche by Hermès with Ivoire de Balmain tomorrow (5/3), in this continuing streak of cold, wet, overcast days. It's really a nice combo!

    The cats and I are turning in. Good night and have a wonderful day everyone!
    Last edited by Lyndy Hop; 3rd May 2010 at 06:11 AM.

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    Iris Pallida AP
    A, quales ego mane rosas procedere vidi!
    Nascebantur adhuc neque erat par omnibus aetas.

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    Thumbs up Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Ernest Daltroff's


    POUR UN HOMME, Eau de Toilette

    CARON
    PARIS




    Head Notes
    Absolute of Lavender, Essence of Lavender

    Heart Notes

    Lavender, Vanilla

    Base Notes

    Musk, Amber
    Last edited by ROBERTO; 3rd May 2010 at 01:16 PM.
    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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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Took awhile deciding what to wear today, finally decided on Opium EDT.

    Have a great day, everyone!

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    My SOTD is Tom Ford for Men. Happy Monday!

    Top notes: Lemon Leafs, Violet, Ginger, Bergamot, Basil, Mandarin Orange
    Middle notes: Orange Blossom, Black Pepper, Tobacco, Grapefruit, Blossom
    Base notes: Amber, Cedar, Patchouli, Vetiver, Moss, Leather, Cypriol

    Last edited by petruccijc; 3rd May 2010 at 09:17 AM.
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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    All this talk of Mahora made me crave it something chronic!

    The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.

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    Midnight Poison
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    Jacomo Silences. Have a nice start of the week!

    Prayers being sent to Greece.

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Good morning all Today is a grey and wet day. Found out that we're out of coffee this morning. Trying to get my daily dose of caffeine by a cup of tea instead. Sotd is Fracas.
    Currently wearing: L by Lolita Lempicka

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Dora, I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and for your country. xo
    Dear Therese, I don't know how I missed it but a very belated, very happy birthday to you. I hope you had a lovely day.

    Lolita Lempicka Eau de Parfum

    Take care, everyone!
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    SO great to have NYNEVE back!!!

    That does it!!

    Having The Real Thing living in my house for the past few days I have taken the decision (fleeting) that
    Histoires des Parfums Vert Pivoine
    is IT I am going off to rob a bank and then invest.

    Please visit me in prison - it will have been worth it.
    "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 Monday 3 May

    Therese! A birthday? So sorry to have missed it...hope it was HAPPY HAPPY!

    (((hugs))) to dora

    Cannot decide on a scent today...

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    *dora*, I am so sorry for your loss. {{{{{hugs}}}}}

    Hot, humid & pouring down rain...thunderstorms, in fact. I want something limpid.......Neil Morris' Zephyr is just the ticket! http://www.neilmorrisfragrances.com/...ollection.html
    We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    It is just going to be one of those days as we have to boil water because of a massive water main break and it is raining.

    Wearing another one of the Ateliers today.

    Atelier Cologne Oolang Infini

    I am finding this surprisingly refreshing. This whole line really works for me.

    Have a Marvelous Monday everyone.
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    How funny, I came back to post the scent I just spritzed and it turns out I'm house twins with RHM!!!

    Well, raise the roof and give me five sister!

    My Neil Morris SOTD is CLEAR!

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    Adding my thoughts, prayers, and condolences to ((Dora)) in Greece.

    Happy belated Birthday to Therese! I hope you had a lovely day.

    I'm wearing Ava Luxe Neroli Blossom this morning.


    When I was a little girl of about nine or ten, my mother brought me a souvenir orange blossom perfume from a trip she made to Florida. The glass bottle was contained in a round wooden ball made to look like an orange. This Ava Luxe fragrance takes me right back to the day I first opened that bottle and sniffed that strange and magical odor. Ava Luxe’s smells so pure and true - bitter green, pungent, resinous, and also sweet and rich as honey. I smell all parts of the plant in it. A heavenly scent!

    Have a good day, all!

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    Thanks again to all for your good wishes.

    With ubu in Neil Morris, but for me, Gandhara.

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    cc attribution: dey

    Starting the week in a witches' weed, Keiko Mecheri Datura Blanche

    notes: white datura, indian tuberose, heliotrope, bitter almond, tonka bean, vanilla madagascar

    It's a Bank Holiday here, so I wore this today in case it was going to be the sort of floral that can clear an office in 10 seconds. I shouldn't have worried, this is delightfully wearable, a narcotic flower caught on a warm moonlit breeze.
    Out here we are running for the wide open spaces, the road-smell after the rain.

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Dora, Somehow I missed reading about the death of your dear brother-in-law in yesterday's thread. So sorry to hear of it, and I will be praying for you and your family.

    I'm wearing my little figgy sample of Fico di Amalfi-- I spritzed before dressing, so got a bit of it on my clothing and want to see how long it lasts this time. (On bare arm, only 1.5 hours last time.)



    EDIT: Well, Fico di Amalfi didn't last much longer under clothes than it did on bare skin. It was nice while it lasted, but I'm not someone who wants to respray often.
    Last edited by 30 Roses; 4th May 2010 at 03:21 AM. Reason: new information

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Borsari Macchia Mediterranea today. Time to crank up the vacuum again. Sigh.

    Grinning cuz I’ve got a swap arranged for some Blodgett Golden Light.

    If not for the din and stink of weekday traffic, I don’t think I could make myself stay inside.
    Wish everyone could know the joy of owning a piece of land and developing a relationship with it over a 55-year period. I feel so rich.

    Oh, that’s right … vacuuming. Sigh.
    In a world where 6 million people are added each month, every landscape matters.

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Guerlain's Mitsouko vintage EdT. How soft the oakmoss is in this one!


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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Finally a little sunny here, but cool. I'm going to stay with the PdN Vanille Tonka that I enjoyed so much yesterday.

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    Cartier Déclaration Eau Genereuse, from a sample.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman
    Currently wearing: Knize Ten by Knize

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    Bond - Eau de New York
    Snappy citrus and rich neroli are reminders
    of the sparkle and life in the resilient city.
    A cheerful scent that fortifies as I rush about my busy day.

    Eau de New York was released in 2004.
    The fragrance was created by nose Vera Vanore of Robertet,
    with notes of grapefruit, mandarin, bergamot, petit grain, fresh greens,
    neroli, gardenia, cyclamen, white lily, basil, verbena, jasmine, vetiver,
    oakmoss, skin musk, and white wood.
    Last edited by kumquat; 3rd May 2010 at 02:38 PM.
    Currently wearing: Noir de Noir by Tom Ford

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    Three spritzes of Chloe Narcisse on this wet, muggy (80 degrees!), rainy day in NYC. I over-applied; two spritzes is the max. It will last all day.
    Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
    Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
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    Dora, I am sorry for you loss.
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    Many thoughts for Dora and also for Primrose who is not feeling well.

    This morning I have been lucky enough to use Parure vintage cologne - thanks to Baykat - hugs for you !!!!!! What a delight it is . Bittersweet because it's discontinued .


    Have a good new day everyone !
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    Bath & Body Works ~ Sea Island Cotton

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    Default Re: SotD Monday 3 May

    Dora, I'm so sorry.

    Yesterday I was out shopping and spritzed from a tester of A Scent by Issey Miyake. It struck me as a weak imitation of something I already owned, so I'm wearing the real thing today instead:

    Vent Vert de Balmain


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