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    Good Morning everyone. Best to all




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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..."
    Clarice Lispector ( 1920-1977) - Perfumes da Terra / Earth
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    Cuir de Lancome



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    Good morning Roberto. Good morning Daniel.

    Ambre 114 today, from a sample.

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    Morning All,

    Back to Black.

    Wishing everyone a lovely Thursday.

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    Hello all. L'Artisan Parfumeur Dzongkha
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    Hello everyone, Chopard Casmir (yum!) for me today. Best to all.
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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    Good morning and best wishes to all .



    SotD is Versace Black Jeans.


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    Serge Lutens Un Bois Vanille.
    I don't know much about medicine, but I know what I like. -- S.J. Perelman

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    Bonjour Mesdames!
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    Scent Intense

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    Good day, everyone. Brrr, it's freezing out there but sunny for now.

    I'll be staying indoors most of the day, preparing shipments, etc., enveloped in the fumes of Portrait of a Lady.

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    Received this in the mail from a friend early Xmas gift rather delighted I must say.
    What I've Been Wearing:

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    V. Gobin Daude Nuit au Desert. Have a nice day, bunch.

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    Christian Dior Bois d'Argent

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    Hello everyone -

    I'm in vintage Miss Dior this morning, 60's edt.

    Y'all have a great day!


    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    ^

    Love the picture thanks for posting Evangeline.
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    It's always my pleasure, L'enfer - thank you for the lovely comment!
    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    Hello, my name is Quarry, and I am a landscape-aholic.
    I could--I should--get some things done inside today. The ground is frozen outside, so it's time to put away the shovel. But I can't bear to stay inside. I could prune raspberries, I guess. Somebody stop me!


    In trying to chose a scent direction, I applied dots of TF Black Orchid, Kilian Prohibited, AdP Iris Nobile, and vintage Shalimar edc. A bit of a mess, but not really bad.
    Monarch butterflies require milkweed to prevent extinction

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    Good morning! It's a cold and gray day so far and looks like it will stay that way, only getting up to +6 today. I'm looking forward to this afternoon, I'm going Christmas shopping with one of my sons and it was his idea, which makes it even better!!

    SotM is Estee Lauder Sensuous Noir.





    Have a great day!

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    Default Re: SOTD Thursday 13 December 2012

    Good morning everyone!

    I am wearing a violet perfume oil that I bought ages ago at a perfume shop in Seaside, Florida. I like its simplicity and subtlety. It's not "too" anything.

    It's made by Nectarine; their perfume oils are wholesaled to vendors who put their private labels on them. But I've contacted them to find out who sells their products in my area (my mother loves their Bergamot perfume oil so I keep her supplied.) If anyone is interested, here's their website: http://www.nectarine.biz/products/pr...ragrances.html

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    Vetiver by Zara from a new bottle (thanks Joe!)

    "One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple"

    -- Jack Kerouac

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    Oh, wow, the MarchingFourth Marching Band show was GREAT last night. I am still dancing to the CD in the car this morning And, yes, Twolf, the "citrus" part was alot of fun too

    Sampling today, SL Vetiver Oriental, which I find very warm and just enough vetiver (it is not my favorite note).

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    Sounds fun, cello! Glad you had a great time!

    Have fun shopping with your boy, Kiliwia! He sounds like a sweetie!

    Sampling Crabtree & Evelyn roses today, a bit of Evelyn from 1993 and the 2012 Evelyn Rose. Probably no surprise, the older one wins with me.
    The nose wants what it wants!

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    Parfum d'Empire ~ Ambre Russe

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    SotE - Back to Black.






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    Default Re: SOTD Thursday 13 December 2012

    Hi All, Today I'm wearing a sample of Martine Micallef's Aoud Gourmet. I can't find a picture to post anywhere

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    Good Evening,

    Chanel Cuir de Russie extrait.

    Best to all.

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    Beach Girl, what do you think about that one? I'm not an oud girl, but I keep wanting to explore the note more, and I was looking at some of the "softer" Micallef ones to dip a toe in, like the gourmet or the Vanille Oud.

    Jon, that is a stunning cat. Just mesmerizing.

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    Good evening my lovelies. Sotm was Fracas which has lurked in my wardrobe for 10 years waiting for the right time to wear it. So "beggar it" thought I and sprayed delicately for work. No one ran screaming from the unit. SotA was vintage Tabu EdC stunning! Today I needed opulence

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    Hello!

    I've been craving Ivoire de Balmain since southerngardens inquired about it, so I'm in a few dabs of the luscious vintage parfum this afternoon ...which allows me the further pleasure of posting one of Wolfie's favorite print ads.


    Science is not only compatible with spirituality, it is a profound source of spirituality. When we recognize our place in an immensity of light-years and in the passage of ages, when we grasp the intricacy, beauty, and subtlety of life, then that soaring feeling, that sense of elation and humility combined, is surely spiritual. ..Carl Sagan

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    Hello all. Wore Bulgari Black today.

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    Thank you, E., I simply love it -- just like Ivoire itself -- one image saves the unnecessary thousand words. Like it is all here: the script, the emotion, the tensions, the costumes, etc.

    C., glad you had good time. That's the best thing about live concerts -- they energize you.

    Testing Ineke Hothouse Flower, green and sweet, with Inekeaide and done in Alfred Sung style.

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    Amouage Gold Woman for me.

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    ​L'Heure Bleue
    The Collectors Sale is coming soon to the Basenotes Marketplace!
    Guy Roberts' 1983-84 intro, "AMOUAGE" parfum/ FAB 3 box presentation/MINT!!!-Vintage.possibly Antique-Guerlain Eau De Hegemonienne EDC/60%full/ purchased at estate auction of a NY dept. store magnet(Mays)/authenticity guaranteed-Box sets of Belle d Opium & Dior's Dune pour femme-Eau de Gucci, Elegantly boxed drawer liners w/Gucci No3 scent + a partial bottle of Gucci No.3 as an added value combo, Tom Ford's 'White Musk'.......

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    Leather Oud by Dior

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    Hermes Eau des Merveilles.

    It is far more floral (mainly lily of the valley and, perhaps, a touch of hyacinth) and less citrusy than I would expect based on the description. Could it be a matter of skin chemistry, or is it more likely my sample (from Hermes) is mislabelled? Regardless, I am smitten.

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    Another late night at work, on call. I'm wearing Love's True Bluish Light. <big sigh>
    I've trademarked the color bleu

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    Grey Flannel tonight
    Deep in the dark your kiss will thrill me
    Like days of old. Lighting the spark of love that fills me
    with dreams untold..--Twilight Time

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    Default Re: SOTD Thursday 13 December 2012

    Quote Originally Posted by cello View Post
    Beach Girl, what do you think about that one? I'm not an oud girl, but I keep wanting to explore the note more, and I was looking at some of the "softer" Micallef ones to dip a toe in, like the gourmet or the Vanille Oud.

    Jon, that is a stunning cat. Just mesmerizing.
    Hi cello, I can smell very little oud in this one. Perhaps a little at the beginning, but it quickly becomes a sweet, woody honey scent that is quite delicious. If you are looking to try an oud fragrance you might want to dip your toe into something else, perhaps the Vanille Oud you mentioned, although I am not familiar with that one yet. I've been sampling oud based perfumes for the last 4 days and have come to absolutely adore the scent.

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    Default Re: SOTD Thursday 13 December 2012

    SOTD: Lime, Basil and Mandarin by Jo Malone.

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    Default Re: SOTD Thursday 13 December 2012

    Teeny spritz from the sample of Jour d'Hermès that I got in today's mail.

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