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Thread: SOTD Wednesday 18 August 2010
Good Morning Everyone. Wish a Fabulous day to all of you
Eau de parfum
Blue Amber notes: Italian bergamot, bourbon geranium, coriander, patchouli, vetiver, amber, vanilla
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 Perfumes
Wearing Success is a Job in New York.
Wearing Burberry London for woman
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" I think part of my success as an editor came from never worrying about a fact, a cause, an atmosphere. It was me—projecting to the public. That was my job. I think I always had a perfectly clear view of what was possible for the public. Give 'em what they never knew they wanted." DiANA VREELAND
Good morning! My SOTD is the delicious Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune.
Notes include California Grapefruit, Italian Bergamot, Neroli, Petitgrain, Black Currant, Patchouli and Vanilla.
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I can still smell last night's INSOLENCE on my arm despite a shower this morning. That didn't stop me applying a new SotD from a sample:
ETRA ETRO edt
Notes of Allspice, Jamaican pepper, geranium, Indian sandalwood, rose petals, musk, vanilla.
Green, spicy, herbal - I could eat it with a nice glas of Sauternes, though the perfume is not too sweet. If it were much sweeter than this I'd try to scrub it in the hope that it didn't linger as long as the tenacious Insolence.
I applied it almost 4 hours ago, and its distinction and character have not diminished. I hope this effect lasts all day. I'm enjoying this very much. Perhaps my now subdued but still present Insolence is lending it a touch of violet flower power, but I suspect I already find Etra Etro to be full bottle worthy.
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Good morning everyone and happy belated to yesterday's birthday girl Today I'm off to meet a girl in my class.She's gonna teach me Law properly before the exam...( my assignment wasn't too good I'm afraid ) Sotd is L'ombre dans l'eau.
Love your SotD, ROBERTO!
Today I'm in Britney's Believe.
I'm in Amouage Opus II today. It's nice enough, but it's fading fast. I'm not feeling that crazy MUST BUY NOW urge.
White Aoud by Montale
The Candy Perfume Boy:One boy's obsession with perfume and all things smelly.
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Les Elixirs Charnels Oriental Brulant, Guerlain
Rive Gauche Pour Homme.
I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman
Sestra, I love Etra! It's one of several Etro frags I own and enjoy. I'm not big on perfume layering as a rule but do make an exception with this house: Etra layered with Patchouly is an especially nice combo.
Ava Luxe Love's True Bluish Light
Enjoy the day, all!
"I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
Greetings tdem, it's lovely to see you again.
I've fallen in love with Etra on my first wear. I can't remember enjoying my own scent this much in a long time. I smell divine, if I say it myself.
I have to add that I've inadvertently combined it with last night's Insolence, a dusting of which lingers on my arm depite a shower with lightly iris-perfumed soap this morning . Etra is on my chest and neck, dabbed from a sample vial. It's an unexpectedly wonderful combination.
I have a sample of Etro Patchouly as well, so tonight I will layer that with Etra as you suggest.
I wore Ava Luxe LTBL a couple of nights ago. I expected a repeat of the night it kept me wide awake, but not so. I slept like a log after enjoying that gorgeous comforting scent. I didn't get the LTBL love before now.
My nose feels revived.
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Cuir de Lancome today - mmmmmm good.
Good Morning Ladies,
I am wearing Creed Acqua Fiorentina, a most perfect summer day frag.
Have a great day.
"While the king is at his table, my perfume fills the air with its fragrance." SoS 1:12
With my SIL-to be well on the mend, Bridezilla-to be in better spirits and all systems "go" for the wedding next Saturday, I still find myself anxious as heck.
Samsara EDP with all its sandalwood to make me feel calmer?
I'm in Rossy de Palma this morning.
Thanks ineespenes - I had a great day! And thanks again to everyone for wishing me well as I start another year! I'm genuinely moved by your thoughtfulness, and I'm so happy to be a part of such a wonderful community!
Y'all have a fantastic day!
After a day of checking my emails and bank statements to work out why a stray package containing perfume had landed at my doorstep and swearing blind that I was sure I hadn't ordered it and not being able to open it until the mystery was resolved I am now wearing Moschino Couture. My lovely Mum had remembered I'd complimented it on her but couldn't remember what it was at the time. She'd later tracked me down a bottle, but had such an exciting weekend she forgot to tell me to expect it!
Out here we are running for the wide open spaces, the road-smell after the rain.
Causing a commotion in Fracas - one of my long time favorites !
Have a great new day ,everyone !
Petty small minded people have no place in my life.
Scent of the Evening
L'Instant de Guerlain
Eau de Toilette
Omnia Améthyste by Bulgari (finishing up a sample this morning)
Green Sap, Pink Grapefruit, Iris Flower, Bulgarian Rosebud, Heliotrope, Solar Wood. The grapefruit is cutting nicely through today's soupy swamp weather.
Evangeline, I missed wishing you a Happy Birthday yesterday. Many blessings to you in “your” new year. This is for you...
Thanks lilybelle - Moonlight & magnolias...and irises! It's stunning!
Happy but belated Birthday wishes to Evangeline!
Hope it was marvelous!
J.W.Waterhouse-Daphne and Apollo, 1908
By Dominique Ropion with notes of;
bergamot, bigarade orange, pink pepper, nutmeg,
floralozone (a “fresh air” note), Haitian vetyver,
sandalwood, cedarwood, oak moss, myrrh, cashmeran,
musketone and tonalide (synthetic musks).
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Belated Happy Birthday, Evangeline!
Today I'm in FM Une Rose again, but this time I'm trying to slow down the development by getting more of it on clothing.
I've been getting the "server is busy, try again later" message over and over today. I hope these problems are resolved soon....
I had trouble getting on last night as well. I'm wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris today for a tea party with a dear former co-worker.
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