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    Default SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Good morning all !. Grey, windy, and uninspiring here today BUT the Harrods sale is still on and guess who just got paid







    SotD is Lorenzo Villoresi Yerbamate.








    Last edited by JON RODGERS; 21st January 2012 at 08:09 AM.

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    Good Morning,

    Thanks for the cheery tune, Jon! Have fun in the sales.

    I'm off to the Tate Modern gallery this morning for some culture. SotD is Chanel Cuir de Russie (vintage EdT).

    Wishing everyone a lovely weekend.

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    Good morning! Have a splendid and fragrant weekend!

    ........... vintage Dia Man

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    Hi all. Jon, Gandhajala, what great plans you have today! Have a lovely time. Unfortunately the only thing in my diary today is a tedious bank appointment - yuck!

    Secrète Datura by Maître Parfumeur et Gantier today.

    Enjoy your weekend everyone.

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Good morning folks,

    We can't do without honoring Etta James today, so here is a live performance, clearly indicating to me that we need singers, who are able to transport strong emotions and feelings with fervor and soul. No nice sing-along songs, but creative and daring interpretations!



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    I'm comparing current Acaciosa with two different vintages (one thanks to a kind and generous BN friend ) and another sample of Joy vintage extrait (thank you for your generous offer, it's much appreciated ).
    I'm risking to be stoned, but I think R. Fraysse improved Acaciosa... they are all clearly identifiable as Acaciosa, the one vintage sample is aged and I don't think this perfume fares well with age. Both vintages left me, while the current still lingers on with its smoky undertone. Gosh, this really is sublime and so much fun! Joy has a different vibe (more than I had thought), but with time this and Acaciosa approximate each other quite a bit. They are linked IMO.

    easyfish, this bottle is a stunner!!

    Do enjoy your weekend!
    Last edited by Larimar; 21st January 2012 at 09:50 AM.

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    Good afternoon everyone.I'm in Bigarade Concentre .
    Last edited by hedonist222; 21st January 2012 at 11:35 AM.
    for swap/sale:



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    OK, nice thread so far. Yesterday's was fabulous, too, with most people being in synch.

    Larimar, if you change your name to Hedonist (as per suggested), I wonder what the original Hedonist will do? But if I am ever in your neck of woods, I will cook for the bunch (Mid-Eastern included, special requests welcome!) and I will bring embroidered napkins for the crowd with me, Dr.G will be my baking coach/advisor and we will play The Mask (gosh, what a guilty pleasure, love it, JR!) at all times, in our Heaven's Kitchen.

    Easyfish, what is the picture of, please?

    Montale was calling me this morning, in Crystal Flowers. Brrrrrrrr!

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    This is my first post from the kindle. What amazing technology.
    I am listening to one of our family's fave songs: At Last. Thanks yet again, Larimar.
    Typing is absurdly slow, but I can not complain about the other conveniences and access from just a $200 product.
    4 ml of TF Tuscan Leather arrived yesterday, so that's SOTD.
    I wore Shalimar yesters.
    Cyberspace kisses to all.
    In a world where 6 million people are added each month, every landscape matters.

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Hello all. Chanel Cuir de Russie parfum
    DONNA

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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: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    SOTD is Angelique Encens

    Wish you all a lovely Saturday!
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
    Currently wearing: Alien by Thierry Mugler

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Habit rouge for me today

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    Hey alfarom me too!!! Today we smell really good!!!!
    Currently wearing: Vetiver by Mazzolari

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    I bought Rochas Man yesterday at TJMaxx, and what is left on my shirt from yesterday is reminding me of Insense (Givenchy). I'll give the Rochas another wearing today.

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Good morning!

    Terrific music today, Jon and Larimar, thank you!

    My SotD is Hermes Santal Massoia, with notes of sandalwood, massoia bark and coconut.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Twolf View Post
    Easyfish, what is the picture of, please?
    The pic of my SOTM shows the vintage cut-glass flacon of Amouage Dia Man (2002 - ?); very, very nice!

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    Thanks.

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Good morning! My SOTD is Diptyque L'Ombre dans l'Eau.

    Notes include black currant leaves and Bulgarian rose.

    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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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Cristalle EDT today.

    Yes, very sad about Etta James. Rumours were that this was coming for some time now. Glad she will suffer no more poor health but what a loss for the rest of us. Seems we have more entertainers than actual singers and musicians these days.
    The nose wants what it wants!
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    Chanel 28 La Pausa for me this morning. Have a great weekend everyone!

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    I'm wearing Cuir Ottoman today. So kickass while I'm out running errands with Mr Bleu today. We are leaving on vacation in two weeks, and have to pick up a lot of little last minute stuff to take. Shopping with hubby can sometimes be a bit of blur (he's not a fan of shopping!) And then home in time for the KU basketball game ... go Jayhawks!

    Happy, happy Saturday, everyone!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twolf View Post
    OK, nice thread so far. Yesterday's was fabulous, too, with most people being in synch.

    Larimar, if you change your name to Hedonist (as per suggested), I wonder what the original Hedonist will do? But if I am ever in your neck of woods, I will cook for the bunch (Mid-Eastern included, special requests welcome!) and I will bring embroidered napkins for the crowd with me, Dr.G will be my baking coach/advisor and we will play The Mask (gosh, what a guilty pleasure, love it, JR!) at all times, in our Heaven's Kitchen.

    Easyfish, what is the picture of, please?

    Montale was calling me this morning, in Crystal Flowers. Brrrrrrrr!
    Sounds like a beautiful get together. Would be so much fun!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Sounds like a beautiful get together. Would be so much fun!
    I agree, hedonist and Twolf! About the naming... there is only one hedonist and he is our friend with good taste here! If I ever visit you, I insist you serve me that Blue Mountain's espresso you once had a pic of! I insist!

    Snowfall this afternoon and at the moment (it will rain overnight), so, after a walk in the wonderful snowy air I'm taking a break from my chypré mania of late and go for Habanita Extrait instead tonight. Spritzing yourself with this bulb atomizer is fun and gaudy at once...

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    Thanks for the Etta tribute, Larimar. I have one to add to it. I heard this on the radio the other day and I loved it...



    R.I.P. Ms. James. ♥

    I'm wearing Bourbon French Anastasia today. I woke up to the sound of sleet pattering the roof. The first time this year we've had anything frozen falling down from the sky. It has stopped now.

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    Hermes Bel Ami
    '...And you'll carry me down on your dancing
    To the pools that you lift on your wrist...'

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    Etta James 1938-2012
    Born Jamesetta Hawkins in 1938 in Los Angeles,
    Etta James was the daughter of a 14-year-old mother
    and a father she never knew. She would later claim to
    have reason to believe her father was the legendary
    pool player Rudolf "Minnesota Fats" Wanderone Jr.
    Last edited by kumquat; 21st January 2012 at 04:26 PM.

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    Default Re: SotD: Saturday 21st January 2012

    Hello. Tobacco Vanille for a rainy L.A. Saturday.

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    Good Evening,

    I see Twolf has put me on baking duty for Larimar's party / BN meetup. Good timing, as I've just finished icing a chocolate + rasberry jam cake. I hope there will be enough to go around:



    Lovely tributes to Etta James. May she rest in peace.

    I'm freshly showered with Mitsouko soap and applied a few spritzes of the EdP for good measure.

    Everyone smells fab today (as always).
    Take care, all.

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