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    Default Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    When you hear the word pretty, what is the first fragrance that comes to mind? Just curious as to your responses.

    My answer: Serge Lutens A La Nuit

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    When you hear the word urine?

    my answer..Miel de Ferret a.k.a. Miel de Bois by Serge Lutens

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    The word pretty makes me think about when I first smelled vintage Diorissimo. Like running in a field in the spring.
    A la nuit is a little too intense for me to think about prettiness; but good it certainly is.

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    When I hear the word complex I think of 34 Boulevard Saint Germain
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    Rahat Loukhoum, Serge Lutens. Don't know why ( it's not the prettiest fragrance in my estimation ), but that's what my subconscious offered up first.

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    I am not sure if I got this. Lol, thought it was a game? If not, sorry! Pretty, I think of Hermes Caleche Eau Delicate or Chanel No. 5 Eau Premiere.

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    Diorissimo sprang to my mind first and then Armand Basi's
    Lovely Blossom (nose is Francis Kurkdjian!) - all apricots, jasmine,
    heliotrope, orange blossom and plum.
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    "Pretty" makes me think about fragrances that are nice but not particularly interesting...


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    Default Re: Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    Quote Originally Posted by kalli View Post
    When you hear the word urine?

    my answer..Miel de Ferret a.k.a. Miel de Bois by Serge Lutens
    lol. I must try that one!

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    Yes, like a woman, i rather be interesting than pretty.

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    Grand Bal comes to mind. It's pretty, but not very interesting to my nose.
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    A pretty little nondescprit and rather boring Floral, I'm afraid.
    "Wovon man nicht lesen kann, darüber muss man schreiben."

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    Quote Originally Posted by tigrushka View Post
    A pretty little nondescprit and rather boring Floral, I'm afraid.
    You put it down better than me. Thanks


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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    "Pretty" makes me think about fragrances that are nice but not particularly interesting...
    Same for me. Pleasant, harmless, but I wouldn't buy or wear it.
    DONNA

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    Chant d'Aromes.

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    I can only associate one thing with the word pretty and that of course is "vacant" so the scent must be ELDO's Sex Pistols

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    Default Re: Word Association: When you hear the word pretty...

    Hmm, pretty: the grounds where cute and beautiful meet. Vintage Quelques Fleurs -- before they reformed it or started adding "L'Original" to the name. +Pretty much every vintage Nina Ricci (love) or modern Chloe (not so much) I've ever tried puts this song in my mind, including its reactive cynicism:


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    Quote Originally Posted by alfarom View Post
    "Pretty" makes me think about fragrances that are nice but not particularly interesting...
    "Nice" is the kiss of death in perfumes if you ask me. That said, what other than So Pretty by Cartier?
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    In White by J. Del Pozo

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    Chanel No. 5

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    A bell bottle of Serge Lutens.

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    Sunflowers by Elizabeth Arden
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    Clive Christian, X for Women and M. Micallef, Lucky Charm.
    Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart; but the heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as a fragrant forest.

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    Paris Hilton Paris Hilton for Women. Pleasant, unsurprising, frequently complimented by the average male.
    The question that women casually shopping for perfume ask more than any other is this: "What scent drives men wild?" After years of intense research, we know the definitive answer. It is bacon. Now, on to the far more interesting subject of perfume.
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    Penhaligon's Bluebell and Pure Tiffany always struck me as "pretty".
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