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    Hello Ladies, Good Morning. Have all a marvelous day

    VETIVER



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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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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    It is almost my bedtime, but I thought I would post what I plan to wear when I get up later on -- Ava Luxe No. 23 -- since I haven't been posting regularly as of late.

    Take care, all!

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    Lanvin, Eau Arpege new on the left and Eau Arpege vintage on the right. The new one isn't a bad rendition of the old, a bit lighter and more fresh smelling actually as the musty base notes of longevity are missing or changed. I'm smelling something like light Jasmine or lily in the new one and not so in the older. Makes it more modern....but I love them both. I think this has an entry as one of my top ten.
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Happy Thursday
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Good morning everyone. Sotd is Chergui today.

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    I am in Le Parfum de Therese today.

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    MPG Fleurs des Comores, as planned.

    H., thanks for a great piece of news about the smaller size Beige.
    Currently wearing: Omnia Paraiba by Bulgari

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    sampling idylle today....
    Wishlist is pointless.

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    My SOTD is Olivier Durbano Turquoise.

    Notes include turpentine, rose berry, elemi, Somalian oliban incense, coriander, juniper, fragrant reed, lotus, fucus seaweed, lily, everlasting flower, honey, myrrh wood and ambergris.

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Caldey Island Lavender this morning
    we have seen the enemy...and he is us.-Pogo

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Outspoken by Fergie & Avon. This is a definite guilty pleasure!
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    I couldn't sleep a wink last night. Maids are coming at 8:00 to do the floors, bathrooms, etc. I hope. I meant to call the company yesterday and confirm, but I forgot so that has me anxious. Then DH's mother arrives later this evening from Boston. And the baby shower is this Saturday (organized and hosted by a dear friend here in our home, since I'm on bed rest). Also our new bedroom furniture should (and BETTER) arrive tomorrow or Saturday. I spoke with one of the salespeople Tuesday who says our furniture has just been unloaded off a boat in the port of San Francisco and cleared customs. He was going to have the delivery scheduler call me yesterday. That person didn't, and I forgot to call them as well. Gah, such a flake!

    Last Saturday one of my girlfriends from high school became a grandmother, and Tuesday another girlfriend popped her baby two weeks early while her husband is out of town (tragic family emergency, as if the poor fellow doesn't have enough going on).

    I need to wear Donna Karan Chaos today. Nothing else will do. Everything will be fine.

    p.s.~ I posted some new pics of me and my belly on the Members' Pictures thread yesterday.
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    Philosykos today. It smells fresh, clean, woody and soapy to me. Perfect on a really muggy day.

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    Today I needed some "pluck" (been feeling a little angsty at work lately, a supervisor with whom I have a great work relationship is off on "detail" and a coworker/mentor is moving to another facility soon) so I'm in my trusty Bandit + Bulgari Black "Butch Mix")... which is one of my faves as it makes me feel like I'm wearing black leather. Heh.
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    MPG Fleurs de Commores
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Here it is Thrusday again already!

    "Everything will be fine. Everything will be fine." Just keep chanting, Heartwood. What did Taolady once try to teach me about "control" being an illusion? (I still think it's a nice illusion.)

    Client coming over. Should that influence my choice of scent? Nah. Although Nanadebery Green — what's not to like?
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Eep!! I must have forgotten to set my alarm - is it July already??

    Hello everyone!

    I'm in Flora Danica today. Released in 1980 and long-discontinued, it's not so easy to come by, but I'll still recommend seeking this out to any fans of lush, full-bodied aldehydic floral chypres. It's posh and elegant and super-creamy, but it also has a powdery aspect...actually, maybe velvety is a better way to describe it. And for what it's worth, it smells blue to me, a rich, deeply saturated slate blue. The luxurious floral accord isn't easy to pick apart, which is very characteristic of this era of complex floral chypres, and one of the things I love most about it. It's clean (some might think soapy) and has a definite mossy green component, as well as a hint of warm fur - I suppose some might perceive the civet as skank, but I don't - I get kitty fur that's been in the sun. The chypre base gives it elegance and gravity - this doesn't strike me as a casual fragrance. Very femme and romantic, but also very smooth and polished.

    Top notes: aldehydes, leafy green, bergamot, peach
    Middle notes: rose geranium, orris, jasmine, lily of the valley
    Base notes: vetiver, oakmoss, sandalwood, civet, amber, benzoin






    Heartwood - Yikes! Your post made me anxious for you, but of course everything will be fine! I have my doubts about how much bed-rest you're actually getting, though!

    Twolf - smaller bottles of Les Exclusifs feels like a dream come true - is it really going to happen?? Do you, does anyone, have any more details about this?




    Y'all have a fabulous day!
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Heartwood, sending you calming, soothing, all-will-be-well vibes. xo

    Parfums de Nicolai Cococabana
    Notes: coconut, bitter oranges, ylang ylang, tuberose, cedarwood, palm

    I have yet to encounter a de Nicolai frag I dislike and I can add this one to the list. Delightfully tropical but fresh and natural smelling, not candied/synthetic.

    Best to all!
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Quote Originally Posted by Candy Perfume Boy View Post
    Outspoken by Fergie & Avon. This is a definite guilty pleasure!
    I am going to wear this tomorrow Yes,guilty pleasure ...i like ...Iced Berries in Leather
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    Hi everyone! We've been busy & I am going back for an outpatient proceedure tomorrow. The hits just keep on coming...yep. Well, the girl will be finished with school finally next Monday & looks like she'll maintain Superintendents List, might even pull all A's for this last marking period. We'll see.

    Our mother/daughter road trip this year will be to go gem mining in North Carolina. We're psyched!

    I put on a little CSP's Coco Extreme but it's a bit too suntan lotiony for my tastes. I'll pass the sample along. Sofie is wearing HL's "G" today.
    "You smell like sunshine and happiness."

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Taking DD to the mall today so no fragrance ...want to have free skin to test things on!

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    Serge Lutens Muscs Koublaï Khän.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman

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    Happy Wednesday to all! I'm just being me in Eau de Cartier.

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    DK Gold today, as I finally have no meetings at work today!!!! I can bask in the lushness without overpowering anyone. And I even love the soft drydown of this one.

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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Morning everyone- have a fab Thursday !
    Today I am in Kewdra by Anya - lovely stuff !

    Bought myself a gorgeous 36 inch pearl necklace ( small pearls ) - I'm happy ! A girl's gotta have pearls !
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    Default Re: S O T D Thrusday 24 July 2010

    Mimi, agree on the pearls! Post a picture, would you?

    Switched to Chanel Cristalle Eau Verte....much better!
    "You smell like sunshine and happiness."

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    RHM- your day sounds so busy but happy too ! I will post a pic soon !
    Petty small minded people have no place in my life.
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    Good morning all. I'm being lazy today, but I'm off to the Bath and Body Work's semi-annual sale. I need to replenish my supply of the classics, 'Brown Sugar and Fig' and the lovely 'White Tea and Ginger'. I've found if I layer the shower gel, body lotion and splash. I can maintain those delicious frags. But for now, second day, SOTD is the intoxicating Avon's, 'IN BLOOM' and oh yes ladies, it does indeed have the note of magnolia, have a good day ya'all.

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