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    Default SOTD: Sunday 1st August 2010

    Enjoy your Sunday, folks!

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    Parfums DelRae Coup de Foudre (2010) Yann Vasnier Fresh Floral
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    •Top Notes: Pink Peppercorns, Lemon, Pink Grapefruit •Middle Notes: Rose de Mai, Peony, Jasmine, Magnolia •Base Notes: Tonka Bean, Vetiver, Moss, Musk
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    Starts of with a very pronounced centifolia rose note, sharpened by citrus and musk. It gives an immediate "lady's handbag" impression, and the first time I tried it on my skin, that put me off so much that I wrote it off as "not for me." After just five or ten minutes, however, that impression completely disappears, leaving a balanced, fresh and beautiful rose de mai floral perfume with fresh accents. That stage lasts a while, and then it slowly fades, keeping the citrus notes in play along with the rose and base notes, while the other florals take a back seat. Sillage is killer at first, becoming more moderate during the middle stage, and then this becomes a skin scent. Vasnier has done a great job of blending this. I only wish the middle stage lasted longer and it didn't drop off so steeply in sillage toward the end, but given the quality of this juice, that's not so bad. By that point, you'd want to be pretty close to your honey anyway, I guess...
    Yr good bud,

    JaimeB

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    Let him who can hope for nothing despair of nothing.

    Male irato ferrum committitur.
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    Have all a wonderful month of AUGUST
    LOVE IS BEST
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    -- Martin Buber

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    Voyage d'Hermes
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

    #BBOG!

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    Default Re: SOTD: Sunday 1st August 2010

    Dzing! by L'Artisan Parfumeur


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    The Different Company Rose Poivree
    Currently wearing: Black Line by Mancera

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    Paul Smith Men
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    1. Creed Aventus
    2. A*Men Pure Malt
    3. L'instant Extreme
    4. Nasomatto Duro
    5. CDG - Kyoto

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    Amouage Opus III in order to finish my sampling of the Library Collection and my bank account can breathe a sigh of relief...

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    Habit Rouge by Guerlain

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    Cuir Pleine Fleur - Heeley
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    Happy Sunday...

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    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Cartier Roadster
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    Guerlain - L'Instant pour Homme Eau Extreme EDP
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    Dioressence, vintage Eau de Toilette

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    Relax by Davidoff

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    Knize Ten

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    Davidoff Cool Water

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    Musc Ravageur Frederic Malle

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    Amouage Jubilation XXV

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    Montale - Red Vetyver

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    MUGLER A*MEN PURE MALT ..... bought it yesterday, had no idea it had been re-released so very pleasant suprise at my local department store.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Sunday 1st August 2010

    My SOTD is Carven Vetiver.

    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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    Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle French Lover

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    Tom Ford - Extreme

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    Evening

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    Default Re: SOTD: Sunday 1st August 2010

    This morning and still going strong into the afternoon:


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    Lagerfeld KL
    In a world where people smell bad, it is the personal responsibility of every Basenoter to improve the world one SotD at a time...

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    Creed Millesime Imperial

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