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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    I would have joined Evangeline in Safari for Scent Synch, but I haven't had that in years. And then I thought, "what a perfect day for Antilope!". But I don't have that one either. So...I rummaged through the samples and came up with Le Maroc pour Elle by Andy Tauer. It's gorgeous. It would work better for me as an evening scent, though, as it is a super-potent floral. The Mister just walked down the opposite end of the hallway saying, "phssssssh....I can smell that stinky perfume!" I only dabbed a bit. But I stink so gooood!! (channeling Quarry).

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    Because, as announced on Ix o1,

    WHITE IS THE NEW NAUGHTY FAWN

    I think today I will just wear three layers of Jicky. Since, even with three layers on, this is tantamount to wearing nothing, It comes interestingly close to wearing an olfactory simulation of the complete absence of chromatic saturation.

    "...a Chacun son Mauvais Gout."

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Amouage Dia Woman is my SOTD. Have a happy Friday everyone and enjoy the weekend!

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    Allure Home Sport Extreme

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    CK Eternity Summer for Men 2006 this morning
    "Are you a god?"
    "No"
    "Are you a wizard?"
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    "Are you a man?"
    "No"
    "Then what are you?"
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  6. #36

    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    I had sprayed Mitsouko before checking out the Sync Fri. thingie. Even so, I can't think of anything I have that is Africa-themed.

  7. #37

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    Synched in Fumerie Turque from a most generous BN friend. Lovely smokey blanket of a scent.

    A good weekend to all. See you in 8 days. I'm off to pack now

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    I'm in synch with Dior Homme, as I'm sure it is African iris that is used.........I'm totally joking I missed synch day again

    Kiliwia, what a wonderful day it is indeed!!! Congrats on your special purchase, and celebrate your "birthday" in style.
    Currently wearing: L'Humaniste by Frapin

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    SotE - D&G By Man (the synch connection is vague but I'll count it anyway ).










    Busy day ahead tomorrow culminating in a Tchaikovsky Gala in London. The programme sounds pretty impressive -

    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
    Swan Lake Suite.
    Piano Concerto No 1.
    Sleeping Beauty Waltz.
    Violin Concerto No 1.
    1812 Overture.


    Back Sunday - hope everyone has a great weekend






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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Wearing (in sync) VISA for my daughter who is home from school with a migraine.
    We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville
    Currently wearing: Kiste by Slumberhouse

  11. #41

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    I smell of too many orange blossom scents now, LOL. Tried on several for observations sake. Narcisse Noir and Jupiter To Juno would be two of perhaps up to four I tried on my skin LOL. I like o. blossom but I feel blasted everywhere..too much, LOL.

    ((RHM)) hope your daughter feels better. (((kiliwia))) so happy for you, yes, indeed celebrate! Glad to see you treated yourself with a nice, little something.
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    Out of sync, but smelling good in:

    Parfum des Merveilles by Hermes



    I havent' worn this in a while, gosh it's lovely!
    "Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have."

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  13. #43

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    Neil Morris Gandahara today. This is good.

    I realized today that this year I will have 2 daughters old enough to vote! I feel very, um, mature....

    RHM, I hope your daughter feels better soon, and that you are doing OK too.

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    Good Evening,

    Have fun tomorrow, Jon !
    Kiliwia - a cause for celebration, indeed.

    Not even remotely synching in Chanel Cuir de Russie - vintage EdT.

    Best to all.

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Older version Van Cleef & Arpels First edp. What an incredible fragrance; the daffodils and honey are almost gourmand on me, but then the animalics cut through--resolutely old-fashioned, and the composed drama of those unremitting aldehydes! It's finally cooler and moody-dark here in St. Louis, just the way I like it and much better for perfume wearing. You can take the girl out of Seattle, etc. etc.

    Will be changing into Maroc by Ultima II for the sync. Hope everyone has a great weekend.

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Good afternoon, all!

    SotA is YSL In Love Again.



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    Started the day in a sample of Elixir des Merveilles -- it's on my wish list officially now.

    I need to shower, then I'll sync in more Hermes -- Jardin sur le Nil.

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    Cartier-Panthére
    • Sparkling top notes of grapefruit, mandarin, and orange blossom.
    • Spicy floral middle notes of tuberose, jasmine, gardenia, and freesia.
    • Oriental sandalwood base notes with a mix of tonka bean and labdanum.

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    Leather Oud - Dior

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    MdM, I'm sorry your Jicky is so wan. Are you wearing the newest formulation because you want to break the new office personnel in gently??

    Jon, I like your synch connection!

    Kumquat, I forgot about Panthere!

    Le Maroc pour Elle is still going strong. For a while there it smelled similar to EldO Incens et Bubblegum (sp?) and also a little like By Kilian's Sweet Redemption - in other words, very sweet and floral, which I love. Then I was gettig an almondy impression. Now, it has dried down to a pleasant sort of sweet and smoky incense.

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    Ha! I made the same sort of connection this morning as Jon, but rethought it when I realized Safari more perfectly fit the sync ...but as it happens, I've been craving this gorgeous Absolu ever since, so it's now my sota ...even though it really has even less of an African connection than By Man, which at least comes in a zebra-striped bottle!





    Kiliwia - congratulations, that's so great! You enjoy your gorgeous new Lumière Noir PF in the best of health! I love that one, too - such a beauty.

    That sure is a lot of Tchaikovsky, Jon - enjoy your weekend!

    kumquat - you always smell great, but something about you this afternoon seems so ...oh, I don't know ...youthful, somehow.
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    SOTD: Le Temps d'Une Fete by Parfums de Nicolai.

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    Thanks, E, youthful, I like that ok!

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Am testing Amouage Lyric Woman.

    It's lovely, but to my untrained nose which fails to interpret nuances in notes, it smells a tad similar to Ormonde Jayne's Taif and Rosine's Rose Kashmirie.

    Exquisite spicy rose, nevertheless.

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by kumquat View Post
    Thanks, E, youthful, I like that ok!
    Lol! I was referring to the lovely grapefruit note in your Panthére, but I wondered if I was being a bit too obscure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evangeline View Post
    Lol! I was referring to the lovely grapefruit note in your Panthére, but I wondered if I was being a bit too obscure.
    Oh-I'm glad you reminded me, duh! Actually-it is a hot frag! I always feel frisky in that one.

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    Default Re: SOTD Friday 14. september 2012

    I think I'm in synch today with Chergui ... after all it is named for the dry, dusty wind of North Africa. (I hope I have that right!)

    E, I was going to wear Safari from my ancient bottle ... I didn't realize the sprayer is missing!

    I like E's and Jon's zebra connection and kumquat's panther connection today.

    Kiliwia, congratulations and continued good health!

    Hugs to all ...
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    Just a couple of dabs of Bourbon French Anastasia this evening. I daren't wear anything stronger...the hubs is too close tonight, he will complain. We are having a bed-Friday-night media binge: dinner (cheese, crackers and a sliced apple), newspapers, kindlefire, laptop, TV with baseball game, we two, the dog, all together in bed. I enjoy these evenings. We only need one room to live in. Speaking of Funk...he's got a good three day one going himself. He has announced his intention to shower and shave tonight, though. And he complains about my stinky perfume!! The dog thinks he smells wonderful. She is gazing at him with adoring eyes and licking his hand with relish. Speaking of Bourbon French...I just made hotel/flight res for NOLA for Christmas week. I am going to stop by and say hello to Mary at BF, and I'm going to stop by the other places we visited last year too, Hové and Avery.

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