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    Default SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Morning ladies,

    I just looked out my window this morning and my car is frozen solid with a harsh frost so its incredibly cold up here.

    I need something to combat this.

    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes EDT

    I hope everyone has a nice relaxing Saturday x

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    Balenciaga ~ Cristóbal PH
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    Tabac Blond

    Hi gang,

    lilybelle - just saw you on yesterday's thread.
    A sunny yet chilly day here in London. Time to dig out the (faux) fur parka, I think.
    Wishing everyone a lovely weekend. xx

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    Oh Dr.G torturing me and MikeP with his parka again this year..... (For those who do not know: Last year it was a mystery and we all wanted to see his parka and he was so smooth and wriggled out).

    Well, it is finally a Saturday off for me too -- first time since September 15th. Undecided yet, but thinking of something along the lines of SnS, saffron in particular. Hope to get some ideas from you.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Quote Originally Posted by fragranceman88 View Post
    Morning ladies,

    I just looked out my window this morning and my car is frozen solid with a harsh frost so its incredibly cold up here.

    I need something to combat this.

    Hermes - Terre d'Hermes EDT

    I hope everyone has a nice relaxing Saturday x
    Morning darling. It is sunny here! You smell great today.

    Cuir de Russie for me today, from a sample, but gonna buy some.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Made up my mind with saffron: M.Micallef Black Sea.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    SOTD is Frederic Malle Noir Epices, for today's SnS (Spicy)

    Best to all.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
    Currently wearing: Bulgari Black by Bulgari

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    M.Micallef STYLE again today.

    Have a good day everyone.

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    Posted this in the sns thread but my sotd for sns is Saaliiisssiimo by Hilde Soliani. Was based on a dish that was comprised of licorice, spicy saffron and rice. I do love licorice but I am not sure if I like it with saffron! Spicy licorice with a bit of a powdery dry down. I would guess vanilla is in this and perhaps another spice. Pretty gourmand but in a plastic-y way, if that makes sense! lol. I don't even know what a rice note would smell like really! But I can't say I get it in this. Not sure. Pretty sure there is a musk note in this as well on the dry down. These specific notes together just don't do it for me. Lol, is the musk supposed to be the rice note? Cause all I get is musk there, lol. Was hoping to like this as I do like licorice and saffron.. but learned I don't like them together! At least in this fume anyway. I do like my sweet fumes but this one is sweet in a bad way! Won't be thinking about a fb. The musky dry down + combo of notes makes it a scrubber.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Good morning!

    Twolf, enjoy your day off!

    Happy belated Birthday to PerfumedLady's dad!

    Woke up today to an inch of snow on the ground, so it's a perfect day for
    the (spicy) SnS. Wearing Parfumerie Generale Querelle from a decant. Notes
    are citrus, Iranian black caraway, myrrh, cinnamon, Haitian vetiver, incense,
    oakmoss and ambergris. Really like the myrrh and incense in this one.





    Have a great day!
    Last edited by Kiliwia; 3rd November 2012 at 02:28 PM.
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    Hello all. Yes, cold and frosty here as well.

    Wearing Y parfum.
    DONNA
    Currently wearing: Le Mimosa by Annick Goutal

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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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    Cloudy and quite chilly, today. Perfect for... Etro Heliotrope, what else?!
    "Your fragrance with a fume of iodine" L. Cohen

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    deleting double post... somethng went amiss!
    Do happy

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Hello, everyone!

    I'm wearing Roja Dove Scandal today... haven't worn this in months, it seems. The accompanying image: China-born Japanese actress and singer Lǐ Xīanglán (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshiko_%C5%8Ctaka). She led an interesting and eventful life and lives to tell the tale... at age 92!

    Enjoy the weekend!

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    Ralph Lauren Safari fits perfectly this coolish and bright SE Florida morning
    These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha

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    XXL by Daniel Hechter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twolf View Post
    Oh Dr.G torturing me and MikeP with his parka again this year..... (For those who do not know: Last year it was a mystery and we all wanted to see his parka and he was so smooth and wriggled out)...
    You've got the wrong man ! The Great Parka Mystery of '11 involved a certain person of Austrian descent .
    I was amused to find the trim of my coat still smelled of Cuir de Russie (beside other perfumes) after all those months in storage. I quite like that.


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    There's our Dr. G.!! You look so cute! I love when you can pull something out of storage and still smell a fragrance on it.

    I finally decided to wear some 1725 Casanova for Sniff & Speak. I really love this. I may have worn this for opposite gender SnS, too. Can't remember.

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    LOL @ Dr.G. Right you are, the wrong man but looking so familiar and great in his fur parka!

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Good afternoon, all!

    I'm starting to wear some of the perfumes that I admire a great deal but don't seem to wear often; most of these are scents I only seem to put on when the weather is cool. Today it's Armani Privé Ambre Soie.
    Join us in discussing Penhaligon's newest feminine, Ostara, a daffodil soliflore by Bertrand Duchafour
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    Here it is.

    Not a man of great words today. I lost my own bred dog bitch way too young yesterday (sudden cardiac death). Losing her dam (again way too young) broke my heart - not only her way of dying was traumatizing, but she was my mirror. These dogs constantly
    put my frustration potential to the test and it's exausted now.

    Comfort in Shalimar, vintage Extrait tonight.
    Best to all

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    ^ Oh, Larimar. I'm so, so sorry for your loss. It is truly heartbreaking. (((Furry parka hugs))) for you.
    SotE is Back to Black.
    Best to all.

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    Larimar, I'm so sorry to hear about what you had to go through yesterday. Many hugs are being sent your way.
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    Farnesiana edp for me.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Gomma by Etro
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    Larimar, that is heart breaking, I do know. I'm so sorry. It is very difficult to lose them. My sincere condolences.

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    I'm sorry for your loss, Larimar...

    This was a busy week for me, I was mostly wearing Chanel extraits, N.5 and 19 and Coco.
    I find the classics reassuring in a sense, they remind me how life should be, now that it changes so violently...

    This morning I chose to wear
    Aoud Roses Petals by Montale.



    I am going to make a margarita now and wear some Joy!

    Have a lovely evening, all!



    Last edited by *dora*; 3rd November 2012 at 07:33 PM.


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    Received this sample in the mail today. I love it so much!


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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    I'm very sorry for your loss, Larimar.
    Join us in discussing Penhaligon's newest feminine, Ostara, a daffodil soliflore by Bertrand Duchafour
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    Very sorry about your dog Larimar, that is so sad.

    Just mango body lotion today.

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    My virus took a turn for the worse the last 2 days and I was hospitalized until today. Back to normal now.

    Tonka Imperiale by Guerlain (from a sample, thanks Shiny Beast!)

    "All problems are illusions of the mind."

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    Hi everybody!
    Between family visiting and my new job, I haven't been around the forum all that much lately.
    My SOTD was Hermes L'Ambre Des Merveilles

    It's good to see all of you, I really like Dr. G's parka picture.

    Larimar, I'm sorry for the loss of your dog.

    Many hugs all around.
    We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville

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    Larimar, sorry to hear about your baby doll doggie. I know how it is, trust me. Thanks for the Guerlain parka picture. Please be assured I have strong feelings for you, in a parka or without.

    RedHotMama, glad to hear about your new job. Congratulations, hope they love and spoil you there.

    Charles Jourdan L'Insolent.

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    SOTD: Aqua Universalis by Maison Francis Kurkdjian.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    Hello all,

    Larimar, I'm sorry to hear about what's happened...

    MikeP, I am sorry that you were so ill! I am glad to hear that you are well now...

    RHM, congrats on the new job!

    SOTD: Gucci EDP (amazing and gorgeous)

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday 3rd November

    ((Mike)) what a wretched time you had with that bug! I don't think I've ever read of anyone having a worse stomach virus.

    My little dab of Ambre Soie from earlier today is still going strong, but I'm a bit tired of it at this point.


    Join us in discussing Penhaligon's newest feminine, Ostara, a daffodil soliflore by Bertrand Duchafour
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    Thank you all for your nice comments! A furry hug back to Mr. Handsome Russie and a smooch for Wolfie (well, I hope you'd feel stronger for me without the parka on... sorry, could not resist). Sorry to hear your bad news, Mike! Get better soon - bestest wishes and thoughts for you!

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