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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    Azzaro Eau Belle EdT I find this a lovely skin scent from 1995 with notes of mandarin orange, yuzu, peach and bergamot, freesia; cypress, & cedar.

    Wishing everyone cooling breezes and libations!
    Currently wearing: Pour Un Homme by Caron

  2. #32
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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    @thediamonsea, I haven't been keeping up here lately, just want to wish you healing and comfort for whatever is going on.
    @thekelleybelle, welcome, new-ish member!

    To all, Happy Bastille Day! I will go with my Paris scent memory from three years ago, ELdO Rien, know to me as "a whole lotta nothing"—it is one lavish and peculiar fragrance, definitely in jolie-laide territory.

    Here's a video of what woke me up that Bastille Day three years ago, a flyby to start the morning. I barely caught the tricolor.
    What do insomniac perfumers do to fall asleep? They count chypres!
    Currently wearing: Balahé by Léonard

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    Quote Originally Posted by RHM View Post
    L'Artisan's Jour de Fete.

    Not one you hear a lot about but a treasure none the less.
    Quiet treasures...very appealing.

    No. 22 for me.
    I have loved the stars too truly to be fearful of the night.
    Currently wearing: Fracas by Robert Piguet

  4. #34
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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    jujy54, thank you! I'm having a great time here with this group of Basenoters!

    SOTE: Infusion d'Iris. I have 10 mls of this in a dabber, and I tentatively like it. I should probably decant into an atomizer so I can use it more liberally before forming a final opinion. Right now, just after applying, I'm getting a lovely iris kept dry with woods and something aromatic (the galbanum, perhaps?), but it's not projecting much, probably due to the dabbing.

    The hubby (jerbear, should he ever make an appearance on the forums--maybe I can apply peer pressure!), is wearing Iris Cèdre and finds it soapy to the point that he gets a bad taste in his mouth when he sniffs it. I can see where he's coming from, but I'm not put off by it. Maybe another gender swap is in order? He's claimed my Eau de Rochas sample and my bottle of Versace Versense while I commandeered his Terre d'Hermès Parfum sample and his bottle of BN's Cypress Cedar. Vive la différence!

    I shall be needing a sample of the Absolue (she says as the original has barely dried on her wrist).


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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    SOTE: Dior Homme Eau
    <div class="bnsotd"><b>Currently wearing:</b> <a href="ID26148387.html"><img src=""> Carven L'Eau Intense by Carven</a></div>

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    Dunhill Edition tonight
    IMPORTANT! Marine, Navy, civilian, born there, lived or worked at Camp LeJeune, NC 30 consecutive or non-consecutive days or more from 1954 through 1987? Check out online: Significant VA compensation available for many chemically induced cancers and other diseases.
    Currently wearing: Coriolan by Guerlain

  7. #37
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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    Went to my partners company picnic and roasted in the hot sun. It was fun though & the Yatagan simmered in the heat and smelled pretty awesome.

    Tonight I am going dancing (DJ Sasha, from the UK, is in town). I am excited - it's been probably 10 years or more since I've heard him.

    I will wear something loud & radiant that cuts through the cigarette smoke & smoke machine smells...most likely Black Aoud by Montale. Or maybe Poison (Esprit de Parfum) by Christian Dior.
    "When you become comfortable with uncertainty. infinite possibilities open up in your life"

    -- Eckhart Tolle

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    San Francisco, Tennessee

    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    SOTE Monserrat by Bruno Fazzolari.
    “The unnatural and the strange have a perfume of their own”
    ― Fernando Pessoa
    Currently wearing: Sweet Vanilla by Montale

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    Default Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th July, 2018

    "I drank what?" -Socrates
    Currently wearing: Aventus by Creed

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