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    Default SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good morning sleepyheads! Is no one up yet, or all you all too busy this morning? I have been at work all night, so tea and bed for me after my post.

    So, another Bex London from a sample; W1X, (The West End). They say "neo-vintage". I totally agree. Opens dry as a bone Iris with some wood already there, cedar. Then rose and other florals, it softens considerably and becomes slightly aromatic. Lovely. A little woody vanilla drydown. I could see this doing really well.

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    Good morning Foustie and all of you too!

    Wearing Impossible Iris by Ramon Monegal this morning. I'm trying to decide wether I like it or not. Hope that wearing it today will help to clear my mind and make a good decision.



    It's another cloudy and colder day here. I wonder if it will rain soon... Been swimming in the morning, will be staying at home if it won't get warmer. It's a little bit too cold for a bike ride.

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good morning, lovely BNers!

    SOTD is OJ Frangipani



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    Quote Originally Posted by Foustie View Post
    So, another Bex London from a sample; W1X, (The West End). They say "neo-vintage". I totally agree. Opens dry as a bone Iris with some wood already there, cedar. Then rose and other florals, it softens considerably and becomes slightly aromatic. Lovely. A little woody vanilla drydown. I could see this doing really well.
    That sounds very good. Another one to add to my "to try" list!
    Do happy

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    nope, woke up at 5am (as usual) and got on my bike to start my usual 11.5m trip to work at 5.50am. just not in the habit of starting a thread, that's all. now, let's see if i can wake up with a 3rd double espresso...

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    Morning All,

    Yellow Sea for me. Have a lovely hump-day, everyone.

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    Diptyque' s

    L' EAU DES HESPERIDES

    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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    Good morning !. House twin with Roberto today - L'Ombre Dans L'Eau.


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    It's always such fun to come downstairs and see what our friends across the pond are up to first thing in the day! Iris abounds. Roberto that graphic is TOO funny. Almost went back to bed thinking on Danny's bike trip to work.

    Think I'll treat myself to

    Saso
    (Top notes: aldehydes, bergamot, lemon, green notes, fruity notes and hyacinth. Heart: jasmine, lily of the valley, orris root, rose, violet and ylang-ylang. Base: sandalwood, vetiver, benzoin, civet, amber, musk, tonka and vanilla...this does not do it justice)
    today.
    "The world is ruled by letting things take their course. It cannot be ruled by interfering." Lao Tze

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Bonjour!

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good afternoon everyone.

    Wearing Kobe. Projection and longevity are astounding.

    This is where I was today. An offshore oil & gas super complex that's 45 minutes by helicopter from Abu dhabi.

    for swap/sale:



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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Wow Hed...

    Comme Des Garcons Play (original)



    Discover my Guest Reviewer Of The Day here

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    Quote Originally Posted by hedonist222 View Post
    Good afternoon everyone.

    Wearing Kobe. Projection and longevity are astounding.

    This is where I was today. An offshore oil & gas super complex that's 45 minutes by helicopter from Abu dhabi.

    damn b.. beats my bike trip to work (by a few miles, same amount of time, lol)!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    Wow Hed...

    Comme Des Garcons Play (original)


    did you give in? btw, did you get all 3? i've liked black and green, but not enough to warrantee fb's..

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good afternoon fragrant friends.

    SotD is SL Chergui sweet meadow hay with something dirty lurking in the grass. Think a tiger waiting to pounce

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good morning! My SOTD is Givenchy Vetyver.

    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 Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Gaiac 10 - Tokyo Exclusive (from a decant)




    This is good but very personal and soft.

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    SOTD is Etat Libre d'Orange Tilda Swinton Like This, best to all!
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Good morning!

    Wearing Orange Cologne made by Wooznib. It's as wonderful as Twolf has been telling us. I knew it
    would be, T has excellent taste. I'd buy a bottle right now if it were available, hopefully it will be soon.




    Have a great day!
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    Lovely pictures people !

    This morning I pulled out Chloe by Chloe - brings back good memories.
    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/370...o-Profumo-Onda
    For sale. Carnal Flower and Vero Profumo Onda.

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by ROBERTO View Post
    Diptyque' s

    L' EAU DES HESPERIDES

    Thank you! It is great to start morning with a smile.

    Today sampling Mona di Orio Tubereuse. Having regrets...Nope, no tuberose for me. I wish I went for Mr. Garner's Orange cologne...

    Have a good day, everyone!

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Creed Fleur de Thé Rose Bulgare today.

    It is unbelievably humid, but strong midday thundershowers are expected throughout the state today. Hopefully we'll get a bit of relief afterward.



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    Summery...


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    Two days in a row, now, I find myself succumbing to the utterly stifling heat and seeking out a bit of coolness via Uncle Serge's twin camphor flowers -- yesterday with Sarrasins and today with Tubereuse Criminelle. I'm not sure it's working, though.

    This is really horrible. No rain since early June, most of July in the 100s, and no break in the temps or sun in sight. How much longer can this go on? (she, asks, rhetorically)

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    I'm in Vol de Nuit this morning, vintage EDT. Lovely but doesn't steal my heart like Shalimar or Sous le Vent. But it is a classic Guerlain after all, certainly no complaints here! I think they're all gorgeous. I only wish they made 'em like they used to!

    Have a great day, gang!
    The nose wants what it wants!

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    Jacques Fath ~ Green Water

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExtremeKF View Post
    Two days in a row, now, I find myself succumbing to the utterly stifling heat and seeking out a bit of coolness via Uncle Serge's twin camphor flowers -- yesterday with Sarrasins and today with Tubereuse Criminelle. I'm not sure it's working, though.

    This is really horrible. No rain since early June, most of July in the 100s, and no break in the temps or sun in sight. How much longer can this go on? (she, asks, rhetorically)
    whereas uk has recorded the wettest & coldest last 4 months since records began more than 100yrs ago!! i'd gladly swap our rain with your heatwave. apparently from next week we are going to have our own 'heatwave' and 'endure' temperatures of up to 27C!! (that's 80.6F).. wow, i'm almost scared. joke aside, i feel for you, too much of either one cannot be good. you should see the rotten roses, don't even have time to bloom. and 3 months ago i had a beautiful, amazing looking window box of campanullas (dalmatian), they are now completely rotten to the core and sad looking, just the leaves left.

    (not mine but this is how they used to look 3 months ago).

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by lilybelle View Post
    Summery...

    Aaawww, glad to see someone giving some loving to Eclat D'Aprege

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Blast from the past -> Chloe Narcisse. This came out the year I started university, now don't I feel old.
    Currently wearing: Naturelle by Yves Rocher

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    L'Air du Temps Couture Edition, which seems more like the L'Air du Temps I loved in the 70's.

    I have to hide the bottle from my cat though, because it is covered with feathers!

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    Default Re: SOTD Wednesday 18th July 2012

    Santal Massoia by Hermes

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