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    Default S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Hi everyone - have a lovely day!

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Sampling Very Valentino pour Homme today
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    Cedre by SL

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    Mazzolari - Patchouly
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    Gucci Pour Homme II

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Morning all!

    Jonquille de Nuit for work today. lt's sunny here right now, but set to turn wet & windy again later.

    Have a happy Friday, 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: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Good morning!

    Friday Sync: Chypre
    I am wearing Sous le Vent.
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Good morning all !. In synch, after draining the last drops from a decant - Carthusia Numero Uno.







    Herbal, soapy, and unashamedly Mediterranean. I doubt if this would figure in many top ten chypre lists but I've always regarded it as one of the finest. Pour Monsieur would have been an obvious choice today - woud it be sacrilegious to admit that I prefer this ?. I'll be staying in synch for the evening with the greatest chypre of them all (you know which one ).
    Currently wearing: KL Homme by Lagerfeld

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    Good morning everyone Today I'm feeling slightly nervous. I kind of like a former colleage of mine and wanted to ask him out for a beer or two later. But before that I got a lateshift. So far sotd is Mitsouko Have a great day 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..."
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.



    SotD - 21 by Costume National (from a sample)

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    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for all the get well wishes. Feeling a little more human today. A quick hi, bye and catch up later as my dinner has just arrived.

    Synching with Sublime today. This floral chypre is my sunshine in a bottle.

    inneespenes go for it! How often do we stumble across someone that really piques our interest? Good luck and you smell fab, love Mitsouko.

    We live only to discover beauty. All else is a form of waiting. ~Kahlil Gibran

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Hello all,
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Hotel Particulier by Herve Gambs

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    Good morning, good smelling people!

    Neil Morris City Rain for today

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    Hello all. Femme pdt.
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Good morning all! Glad Xscent is feeling a little better.

    Daughter is on a school outing all day, gets back late, so hubby and I have an extended date day (yay!) We're heading out soon to the shoreline to bop around, get lunch etc.

    I'm wearing L'Ombre Dans L'Eau.

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    In sync in:

    Chypre (EdP) by Coty




    Jon: I love Numero Uno. That bitter orange in the top notes is addictive
    shadeofbleu: Glad to hear hubby is good
    Xscent - happy you're getting better
    Wondering how Quarry is doing in LA

    It's beautiful here, clear skies, light wind, and we have air conditioning! It feels so good to not be sweating at my desk.
    "When you become comfortable with uncertainty. infinite possibilities open up in your life"

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    Nohiba has been keeping me smelling good today.
    A woman without perfume is like a flower without a scent.
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    Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Wondering how Quarry is doing in LA
    Quarry hasn't quite got her land legs (sea legs?) reoriented yet. Feel like I'm still rocking on the train even though I detrained more than four hours ago. Saw some amazing vistas of U.S. Southwest going through Arizona and New Mexico yesterday. The particular route we took is likely to cease operation, so the experience means all the more.

    Feeling very welcome here with my special cousin. Wearing Bois des Iles. Can't believe I'll be at Scent Bar tomorrow.

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Out of synch with basenotes but in synch with 3rd-graders: Amarige it is.
    What do insomniac perfumers do to fall asleep? They count chypres!
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Hi everybody, and Happy Friday!

    Good luck ineespenes!! I hope you get a date tonight! Fingers crossed for you.

    Jon, that photo is GORGEOUS.

    In Diorella today, 90s edt.

    The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
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    Also (mostly) out of synch in Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo - Mirto di Panarea, though it's plenty "spring-y" if not a full-blown chypre.

    Fabulous Friday to everyone!

    Blu Mediterraneo Mirto di Panarea notes: Myrtle, Calabrian lemon, sweet orange, basil, jasmine, rose, green lilac, aquatic notes, black currant leaves, precious wood, juniper, cedar and warm amber.
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Mauboussin
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    Full belly and time on my hands, so it's going to be a long post.

    Jon for yesterday and I'm putting that restaurant on my bucket list of places to eat.

    Mike Yayyyy for aircon

    30 Roses's enjoy your extended date day, sounds lovely.

    Shades glad to hear Mr Shades surgery went well, I haven’t sniffed L'Heure de Nuit yet but I do love LHB so on the sniff list it goes.

    ComDiva :lolK: you’ll be happy to know the stern talk worked. A good sign is I finally felt like eating so I ordered take out, set up a romantic dinner for one and scoffed my coq au vin with a glass of Beaujolais Cru.

    Kalli you been having a run with the shipping issues. Have my fingers crossed it arrives soon.

    Easyfish I’m going to sit next you and inhale deeply for a bit.

    Teardrop your kerrias are lovely and sfmedusa what a treat to have such beautiful blooms in your garden too. I’m glad the news about the knee is better than expected.

    ((Mocha)) what a relief your mum out of hospital and doing better. Take care of yourself too, it’s stressful all round when a loved one is unwell.

    Might as well confess here too, I’ve bought Daim Blond (lemming plus I love leather), Fleurs de Citronniers and vintage parfums of Shalimar, L’Origin and Nuit de Noel this week. I’m firmly in the ErinK camp of impulsiveness.

    Twins with the dear Quarry, I'm so excited for your visit.

    It’s finally cooled down (21C!) and there’s a chance of rain so tonight I’m snuggled up in bed in the deliciously cosy Bois des Îles with a few episodes of House of Cards. Maybe my sniffer is off kilter but does anyone else pick up similarities between BdÎ and Sublime?

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Quote Originally Posted by Quarry View Post
    Quarry hasn't quite got her land legs (sea legs?) reoriented yet. Feel like I'm still rocking on the train even though I detrained more than four hours ago. Saw some amazing vistas of U.S. Southwest going through Arizona and New Mexico yesterday. The particular route we took is likely to cease operation, so the experience means all the more.

    Feeling very welcome here with my special cousin. Wearing Bois des Iles. Can't believe I'll be at Scent Bar tomorrow.

    Hugs from California.
    Yay!!!!!

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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.



    Jean Patou-Invitation
    Vintage parfum
    See my blog entry below for note information.
    http://www.basenotes.net/entries/995-SotD-Friday-21-May

    This is very tangy with bergamot and tangerine or mandarine/citrus. I sense Vetiver and moss, too. An old-style golden chypre.
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeperez23 View Post
    Chypre (EdP) by Coty


    WOW !.


    I remember having two aunts who wore this back in the day. What I would give for another sniff now.



    SotE - Mitsouko.







    Busy day ahead tomorrow - going to the top of Europe's tallest building for lunch.

    http://the-shard.com/the-view-from-the-shard

    Should also be taking in Roja Dove's place in Harrods and the Bloom Perfumery.

    Right now, a home made four seasons pizza and a NZ pinot noir await my attention.

    Wishing everyone a great weekend.
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    Default Re: S.O.T.D. - Friday, 21 March, 2014.

    SOTE


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