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    Default I need a new perfume love! Suggestions?

    Hello everyone!

    I have been skulking around for ages and I finally joined. Yay basenotes! Anyways, I'm on the hunt for a new perfume LOVE but I feel lost and dont know where to start. I'm a 19 year old law student. I've been a bit greedy in the beginnings of my perfume journey and bought perfumes which I just like but in the end didnt want to keep. Examples are like: Coco by Chanel (something in the scent puts me off. I think its the citrusy elements of it) My current perfume wardrobe has been dwindled down to the perfumes which are good enough imo.

    My favourite perfume of all time is Mitsouko (new edp formulation). I also love iris scents like Hiris and no19. Notes I do not enjoy are citruses and vanilla (except the vanilla in shalimar, I like the dirtiness of it). I do not enjoy scents like Apres L'ondee, Violet Blonde and Kelly Caleche, and since they all share the same violet note in them, I assume I do not like violet scents.

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    Hey and a warm welcome ,fellow Motsouko lover ! ( What's a Motsouko lover ?? !!! *LOL* I meant Mitsouko . )
    Your wardrobe is kind of excellent - I had a look !
    Have you tried Femme by Rochas or any of the Carons ? You may like the Carons .
    Also Serge Lutens baroque scents.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Thank you fellow Mitsouko lover! I have not tried Femme by Rochas or any of the Carons. They are not available in my country! =( But I will try to sample them. Your wardrobe is amazing too, and big! Very envious!

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    Oh don't be envious !*embarrassed * The Perfumed Court has a great sample collection ,as does The Posh Peasant run by Abigail and Luckyscent will mail out samples too.
    www.theperfumedcourt.com
    www.luckyscent.com
    www.theposhpeasant.com
    Are you in an EU country ?
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Thanks Mimi Gardenia!

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    Welcome to basenotes, Vicieux Rose!

    l second Mimi's great suggestions, & l also think you might enjoy some Amouage fragrances, especially Jubilation 25.
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    +1 Jubilation 25 and Amouage- good call , teardrop !
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Hermessence Vanille Galante by Hermes - One is initially treated to a fruity accord of melons and bananas coupled with some leafy and dried grass nuances. Sea water from calone sprinkles this gardeny melange with saltiness, and flows to the awaiting middle. Here, in the heart, the smooth sweetness of lily and the flowery fruitiness of ylang ylang, enhanced by sunny salicylates, infuse the opening brew with their exhilarating facets, while a faint, nascent vanilla makes its presence known. Transitioning to the waiting base, a barely sweet vanilla blooms and commingles with a milky and pleasant sandalwood, while faintly floral, cherry-vanilla heliotrope floats about. An airy and soothing drydown ensures. Definitely leaning to the feminine side, this well-done composition is reflective of its high quality. This is a skin scent with average longevity.

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    Maybe Acqua di Parma Profumo? A wonderful chypre that I am still obsessing over.

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    Montale Powder Flowers

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    No 19 Poudre

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    Default Re: I need a new perfume love! Suggestions?

    Quote Originally Posted by RingER View Post
    Maybe Acqua di Parma Profumo? A wonderful chypre that I am still obsessing over.
    Good call- yes it is lovely. If you love Mitsouko ,you'll love Profumo .
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Thanks for the recommendation you guys! They all sound really lovely

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    Why don't you also smell something stronger, like Estee Lauder Azuree or Bandit? They're both leathers with chypre aspects. Bandit is very green and floral, Azuree is more spicy and warm. Visa instead is a smoother leather with fruity-peachy notes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mimi Gardenia View Post
    Good call- yes it is lovely. If you love Mitsouko ,you'll love Profumo .
    That is fantastic! Thank the perfume gods Acqua di Parma is available in my city!

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    Vicieux Rose- good luck - I know I LOVE Profumo . It has that Mitsouko - y vibe to it. Dissimilar enough though to have it's own personality . Yay !!!
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cacio View Post
    Why don't you also smell something stronger, like Estee Lauder Azuree or Bandit? They're both leathers with chypre aspects. Bandit is very green and floral, Azuree is more spicy and warm. Visa instead is a smoother leather with fruity-peachy notes.

    cacio
    Thanks for the suggestion! I had good impressions of Estee Lauder's Knowing and Youth Dew. Should check out Azuree. I have tried Bandit only once at a store tester but I foundd it abit unapproachable. But Bandit is so loved and such a classic that it warrants another testing. It was the same with me and Mitsy, I found it unfriendly, but now I "get" Mitsouko and she is one of my favourites.

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