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    Hi there! i just found this website, and it's fabulous! I just wish I'd found it years ago. I love perfume, rose is my favourite scent. Gardenia is a very close second. I enjoy EDP's the most, although I will use EDT if I have no other choice. Any suggestions for perfumes with rose as the main fragrance would be awesome, any gardenia ones too. Or even better, if there's a rose and gardenia scent, where the 2 are mixed!
    Anyway, nice to meet you all. I hope to get to know you better!

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    Welcome!! I'm sure you'll find this place very helpful and enjoyable.....that's why we keep coming back every day
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    Welcome Mosaic! You might want to sample Very Estee! by Estee Lauder.
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    Welcome, Mosaic! Have u tried Stella by Stella McCartney? It does come in EDP!

    As for Gardenia, pls allow me to refer u 2 a thread from couple weeks back:

    http://www.basenotes.net/threads/314...denia-perfumes
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    Hi Mosaic! Welcome from another newbie! I'm not a huge fan of rose, so I'm not a good judge of that, but as far as gardenia goes, I find the gardenia in Dior Pure Poison to be very pronounced. Still, all time favorite gardenia is Marc Jacobs. I wore it for quite a while, and I've been tempted to go back to it.

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    Hello, Mosaic. Have you tried layering your favorite rose with a favorite gardenia fragrance? It could work beautifully.
    Welcome to Basenotes!

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    Welcome Mosaic Very glad to have you here.

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    Hello Mosaic, Welcome to Basenotes. Do try some of the following, if you have not sampled them already. Newbies and Old Timers at Basenotes will recommend many more.
    Voleur de Roses by L'Artisan Parfumeur,
    Stella by Stella McCartney (as mentioned before),
    Lady Vengeance by Juliette Has a Gun,
    Une Rose by Frederic Malle
    Gardenia by Isabey,
    Monyette Paris (a sweet vanilla, gardenia),
    Gardenia Passion by Annick Goutal,

    Just to start
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    Welcome to you!

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    Mosaic - welcome to BN - I suggest Eau Suave by PdE as something awesome for you to try out. Have fun.

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    Welcome aboard buddy. Please remember to always sample before your purchase, it will save you a lot of money and disappointment.

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    +1 for Stella McCartney. Paul Smith Rose is a lovely, true rose scent.

    My favourite gardenias are Estee Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia, & Van Cleef & Arpels Gardenia Petale.

    l don't recall any perfumes that have both notes.

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    Welcome!
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    try Hothouse Flower by Ineke. Soooooo nice. Ineke also makes a pleasant one called Briar Rose.

    I'm pretty new here, too. Good to have you with us!

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    Welcome. Aside from any suggestions you have and will get, you can always try the fragrance directory; hit the advanced search tab and you can search fragrances by notes, or combination of notes. I just ran it and it said there were 155 fragrances with those two notes together. Have fun!

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