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    Default SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013



    Wow, I've never started a SOTD before. Good morning.
    I'm beginning the day in crisp, smooth Encens et Lavande.

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    Morning Everyone,

    Thanks for doing the honours, Schilling.

    Sandalo by Villoresi, today.

    Have a great start to the working week, folks.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Hello all. A sample of Bottega Veneta Eau Legere.
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    Crap, I left an alright comment on a blog...then poof, for some reason, it's gone..I didn't save it either. What a bummer! Ugh.

    Pleasures Delight by EL.
    Currently wearing: Sahara Noir by Tom Ford

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    Congratulations Schilling on your first SOTD post!

    Roma is my choice for today. It's the middle of March
    and we still have snow.
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    You popped your SOTD cherry congrats schilling!

    In your honour, I will be wearing a fragrance from your wardrobe that we share: lostmarc'h Lann-Ael

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

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Scentstory 24 Gold.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Schilling thanks for kicking things off.

    SOTD is Annick Goutal Folavril, wish you all a great start to your week!
    "I felt something so intense, I could only express it in a perfume." - Jacques Guerlain
    Currently wearing: SummerbyKenzo by Kenzo

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    I'm wearing my sample of Penhaligon's Peoneve today (see my siggy to participate in sample pass.)



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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Rafting by Galimard

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Good morning, everyone! We're in the middle of a blizzard, snow has been falling since yesterday afternoon and the winds have really picked up. My son left for work at 6 and got stuck in our driveway, he's got a 4 wheel drive truck and never gets stuck. My husband had to pull him out with the tractor. Conditions are really bad at the moment. I was suppose to go for lab work this morning in Grand Forks, but I'll have to change it and go tomorrow instead. You'ld never know that spring is only 2 days away, lol.

    Wearing YSL Belle d'Opium.




    Have a great day!
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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Oh, my Kiliwia, I'm glad you decided to stay home today.

    Looks like we are going to be getting a storm (the same storm?) late afternoon today into tomorrow, with accumulations expected. They are saying 3-6", but last week they said that and it was closer to 11-12" where we are. (Thankfully, my husband got the wheel back onto the snow blower this weekend.) I suspect the schools will be closed again tomorrow. Goodbye, April school break-- the kids have overused their snow day allowance by too many days at this point to salvage it, I'm sure.



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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    I'm in vintage Arpege today

    Currently wearing: Piper Leather by Illuminum

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Pure Havane

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Good morning, everyone! Thanks Schilling - nice job!

    I'm in Chanel for ballet, No 22, vintage edt and just the edt ...I'm practicing restraint.


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    Bonjour Mesdames!
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    Unlike Evangeline, I am *not* practicing restraint, and am in mango body lotion and Jailia! Also the coffee coco curl cream from Curl Junkie. Very good smells. Smelling tropical in the subtropics.

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    You always make that trio sound so scrumptious, Robin.
    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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    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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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Good afternoon.

    First and most important, A belated Happy Birthday to our own *Dora*. I hope that you had a lovely day and that many wonderful things will come your way.

    L'Eau D'Hiver for me yesterday and today. Really enjoying the calm Heliotrope, Iris, Caramel, Almond. Beautiful.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Scentsucker View Post
    You popped your SOTD cherry congrats schilling!

    In your honour, I will be wearing a fragrance from your wardrobe that we share: lostmarc'h Lann-Ael

    ! LOL. Great smells wafting over from Great Britain.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Good morning. I am not practicing restraint either, in Van Cleef & Arpels First extrait. Did not get much snow yet, but it is very windy and cold. Agree, last year we were sitting on a bench in the park at the end of February (well, at least, we are possibly out of the drought this year, with all that precip).

    Have a nice week, family.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Good morning everyone. One thing I love about Monday morning is catching up on the threads from the weekend. You all make me smile, and on this cold-will-winter-NEVER-die Monday morning, that was a great thing.

    I'm in Cologne pour le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian, and with every wearing of my sample I get closer to thinking I need a bottle. I'm so bad with notes, but something about this one makes me think of Traversee du Bosphore, which I have bought a partial bottle of. I've got to really learn more about notes this year.

    Kiliwia, I'm glad you're not taking chances. Horrible to hear about MORE SNOW! I just want blue skies and warmth.

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    Wow, the weather is crazy. The snow has gone north of us, apparently to dump on Kiliwia For all those getting snow, hopefully you can limit your outs-and-about to the essentials. Please do be careful.

    Schilling, you smell lovely. EeL is one of my favorite warmer-uppers

    I'm note-twinned with G in my sample of Dries van Noten from Jane, the wonderful SA at Barneys Las Vegas. With the sunny but chilly weather, it seemed like a sandalwood kind of day.

    Have a good Monday!
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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Serge Lutens ~ Un Bois Vanille.

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Morning all. I'm starting the week trying to finish off some samples/decants. Today is Guerlain Bois d'Armenie.
    Currently wearing: Eau Duelle by Diptyque

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Afternoon all!

    Do be careful all of you struggling with the snow. Still pouring with rain here.

    SOTD is Donna Karan Gold.

    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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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    Schilling - I haven't smelled EeL in years. I have been contemplating getting a decant of it to revisit it. I am such a BIG lavender fan these days. It's one of my go-to notes in my wardrobe.
    Sunny & beautiful weather here in Miami ((yes, I'm gloating))

    Another day in:

    Habit Rouge vintage EdT by Guerlain



    It seems to be a weekday favorite of mine. I noticed this morning, the citrus in the vintage EdT is not as 'bright' as the other versions I have, and I actually prefer it that way. It has a dulled, brown-ness to it that is reflective, complex and intriguing.
    "Realize deeply that the present moment is all you will ever have."

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    Default Re: SOTD Monday, March 18, 2013

    I woke up this morning to the hissing sound of sleet hitting the roof, and the ground outside heavily dusted in wet, white slush. Yuck. It seems spring is taking its time this year. The birds cheep on nevertheless - they know we're right on schedule. B-belle keeps them in birdseed. Things could be worse.

    I'm wearing Prada Infusion d'Iris this morning. Love to everybody. xo

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