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    Default SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Morning all, it's another depressingly grey day here today, & l'll be draining my sample of Dior's Patchouli lmperial to warm me up before going to work later.

    To all those returning to work today after the festive season; l hope it's relatively painless for you.

    Have a great week, everyone!
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Morning! Yes, another useless grey day, but at least we have our fragrances to keep our spirits up

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    good morning teardrop, and everyone

    Wearing the most authentic horse leather i ever smelled MONTALE Aoud Cuir d’Arabie ,

    this is the real leather, its not like Chanels Cuir de russie, this one is 100% authentic horse leather, but from the expencive running horse, its nothing dirty , animalic but luxurious , aoud gives it luxury, fantastic!! little goes long way,
    this is exactly what i missed in Chanel and hoped their vintage version has it, but found it here
    thanks again to Whitefluffy

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Quote Originally Posted by teardrop View Post
    To all those returning to work today after the festive season; l hope it's relatively painless for you.
    For those of us who decided on a long weekend and are on leave today it is completely painless
    Run, shower, double espresso at the ready .


    SotD is HDP 1804.







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    Morning All,

    Guerlain Li today.

    Enjoy your well-deserved day off, Jon.
    Best to all.

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    Good morning all. I hope that everyone is OK today. Enjoy your day off Jon!

    Joining teardrop in a sample of Dior Patchouli Imperial.

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    .
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    Bongiorno!
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    ..Montale ~ Taj

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    Quote Originally Posted by teardrop View Post
    To all those returning to work today after the festive season; l hope it's relatively painless for you.
    yes, today is painless because it's my day off

    From tomorrow to the end of January it will be pure madness at school with end of term assessments and so on...

    SotD is Avignon.

    Have a good day, all of you.
    "Your fragrance with a fume of iodine" L. Cohen

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    Too much wine o'clock yesterday, Jon? So, you needed a day off.... tztztztzzzz
    Back to reality in Jicky Extrait.
    Don't mention the weather!

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Hello everyone, Crown Perfumery Heliotrope for me.

    Wish you all a good start to your week. xxoo
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain

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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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    Hello everyone -

    We're home - yay! The weather's nice here, mild and cool but sunny ...and no snow! The mountains are breathtaking and the skiing was excellent, but I've had my fill of frigid temps, ice and snow for a good long time. I'm in Dior Addict for a lazy morning of leisurely unpacking and recombobulating.

    Y'all have a great day!





    Jon - A Very Happy Belated Birthday to you! It sounds like you had a fantastic day yesterday - you certainly deserve it, as well as a fine day off today. Enjoy it! Here's to another great year ...and many, many more to come! XOXO
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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    French Line by Revillon

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    Jon-



    Hope you had a great b-day! Hugs.

    Today, hubs is starting his new new job. Feeling blessed about that.

    Sotd-Hypnotic Poison Elixir.
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    Happy Belated Birthday Jon!

    Grey and rainy here (cool, not cold), so I went with the dazzling, sparkling...

    Sous le Vent by Guerlain



    It's been too long between wearings. This stuff is just so gorgeous...
    "You are here to enable the Divine purpose of the Universe to unfold. That is how important you are."

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    Sorry I missed your birthday Jon. Hope it was a good one.

    I am wearing AA Flora Nerolia by Guerlain and feeling good after
    a wonderful back/neck/shoulder massage.

    It's too early in the term for schools to want me yet!
    I'll be in demand soon enough no doubt, when the 'flu bugs
    start circulating again.
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Hello all. Delrae Mythique.
    DONNA

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    A day of ironing, cleaning the microwave and mountain of dishes. At least I'm not at work!

    Counteracting the drudge by a mere smidgen of Robert Piguet Visa. Feel I should be doing lunch instead of laundry :-)

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    BN is glitchy today. I'll try posting again.

    kalli, I hope your husband will like his new job! It's great that he could start so soon after the other one didn't pan out.

    I'm wearing YSL In Love Again and am about to go over to watch a DVD with Mom. I've got a library copy of A Tale of Two Cities from 1935 (!)


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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    I'll share our sunshine with you fine folks. Big shout out for Mr. Kalli--"Show 'em how it's done!"

    After literally decades of work and worry, I'm down to the final phase of the take-care-of-my-parents, make-ends-meet, preserve-the-important-things, dispose-of-the-excess, chronicle-the-history, self-imposed assignment: I'm scanning and organizing over a hundred years of photographs and documents. I'll probably be doing this off and on for months, but at least I've got my brain wrapped around the beast (hmmm, that's a strange mixed metaphor).

    For a day of scanning and touching up dust and scratches in Photoshop, I'll join iivanita in leather, but I'm feeling the need for the sweetness of Tom Ford Tuscan Leather.

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

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

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    A belated Happy Birthday to the one and only Jon Rodgers!

    Today is my first day back at work after 2 weeks off, and it is painful! But, now that I'm rested and recovered from my trip, it's also good to be out of the apartment and around people.

    I'm house twins with Mr. Rodgers in HdP Ambre 114. My week in SoCal got my nose twitching for florals, but the freezing temps here in the Great Plains had me thinking amber again.

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    And another belated birthday wish, Jon!!! I missed the festivities yesterday, but I am sure there was a nice wine involved And you smell great today! I love 1804 and it's pineapple note. I think it might be one of the trio of 14ml bottles I get from HdP, as will ExtremeK's Amber 114. The amber was an immediate wishlist hit.

    Fendi Theorema today, from a mini given to me by a very kind BNer! Lovely stuff, this.

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    You are most welcome, iivanita ! I don't have the guts to wear it more often and I really should.

    Annick Goutal Eau d'Hadrien EdT.

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Quote Originally Posted by Evangeline View Post
    Jon - A Very Happy Belated Birthday to you!
    Quote Originally Posted by kalli View Post
    Jon-



    Hope you had a great b-day! Hugs.
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    Happy Belated Birthday Jon!
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    Sorry I missed your birthday Jon. Hope it was a good one.
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    A belated Happy Birthday to the one and only Jon Rodgers!
    Quote Originally Posted by cello View Post
    And another belated birthday wish, Jon!!! I missed the festivities yesterday, but I am sure there was a nice wine involved
    How did you guess, cello
    Many thanks indeed folks, much appreciated - it was a great day.

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    I'm going for musc today, just to see what sort of reactions I get. Personally, I find musc based scents very hard to detect.

    Starting off with Bruno Acampora, Musc

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Back to reality today, wearing Dune.

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    Evening All,

    Jicky extrait tonight.
    xo

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    Quote Originally Posted by cello:2805804
    I love 1804 and it's pineapple note. I think it might be one of the trio of 14ml bottles I get from HdP, as will ExtremeK's Amber 114. The amber was an immediate wishlist hit.
    Too, too funny, cello! I'm looking at the minis, too -- Ambre 114 and 1804!! I think the third will be 1969. Just 'cause I'm that kind of girl ... a gourmand lover, of course! ;-)

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    Evening all, the wearing of my own wardrobe and samples continues. Wearing Mugler A*men Pure Havane. I had forgotten how well this wears on my skin. The sweetness goes very quickly and the tobacco is only lightly vanilla/rum. Shame it doesn't last longer though as it becomes almost imperceptible after 2 hrs.

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    Eau des Iles after a long day. Cheers to all.

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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.

    A long day for me too, so nice to be home. SOTE is Stoned by Solange Azagury-Partridge. This bottle was an early Christmas present to myself, & worth every penny.
    "What is this secret connection between the soul, and sea, clouds and perfumes? The soul itself appears to be sea, cloud and perfume..." - from Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.

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    Haven't stepped in the ladys room in a while...is everyone decent?

    Molinard Homme 1 for me today.
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Hey again, y'all -

    I'm in Montale White Aoud this afternoon.



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    Haven't stepped in the ladys room in a while...is everyone decent?
    Decent? Not usually, but what fun would that be? Welcome, of course, but join us at your own risk!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evangeline View Post





    Decent? Not usually, but what fun would that be? Welcome, of course, but join us at your own risk!
    Thank you for the welcome. What happens here, stays in here i promise
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Quote Originally Posted by knightowl View Post
    Haven't stepped in the ladys room in a while...is everyone decent?
    Yeah, Larimar keeps us on a leash. (I can get carried away expressing my lust for spring.)
    Please stop by often, Knightowl.

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    I'm wearing Mure et Musc today. It was busy at work today, after several weeks of not being busy. I'm glad, but I'm really tired. Bet I sleep good tonight!

    hugs to all ...
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    Default Re: SOTD = Monday 7th January, 2013.





    SotE - Musc Ravageur by Frederic Malle (from a sample)




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    I'm wearing vintage Diorella this evening. Does anyone else still wear this one?

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    ​Mitsouko EDP
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    I wore Mitsouko EdT after the gym today, tonight it is:

    Santal de Mysore by Serge Lutens

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    Heeley Cuir Pleine Fleur tonight
    'Those who grow too big for their pants will be exposed in the end'--anon

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    Okay, Quarry... if spring was on the doorstep, we'd come together. Promised!
    You've asked for it.

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