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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    The tree is up, pressies are wrapped & l've written almost all of the Christmas cards.

    Wearing Ambre Passion this evening. This has become a staple for me on these winter evenings.
    "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: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Hi, everyone!

    Congratulations, Teardrop!
    Not in synch, I am wearing Tonka Imperiale, trying to get warm.
    I am also wearing three pullovers and a blanket!
    My house is so cold today...
    It is nice to read all your preparations for the holidays. I am quite lazy myself;
    I am waiting for my daughters to return from abroad to put up our tree.
    And I must confess that my husband will do most of the cooking for the holidays.
    At least I had my hair cut this afternoon, a task I've postponed many times before.



    Have a lovely Friday evening!


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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    "We're not here for a long time, we're here for a good time." ~ Huey Lewis & The News
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

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    Juliette Has A Gun, Another Oud

    Oh boy, laboratory franken-oud and Norlimbanol. And if that’s not synthetic enough we’ve got Ambroxan to boot. Yep, it’s a chem-soup alright.

    But here’s the thing: I can’t stop enjoying this. Bloody hell, I’m a moth to a flame with that (very fake) raspberry note swinging steadily through the top and heart, and yet somehow even into the dry down. I tend to gravitate towards this type of cottony, warm musk. Raspberry woody oudy shake. Office appropriate.

    It appears to be love it or hate it for everyone else. There’s really no critical in-between with this one. I have other real oud potions that I love and yet here I am . . . ?? Some things needn’t make sense. I’m embarrassed to say I enjoy this one. I know, I should be a wee bit ashamed. Whateva!

    I like it. Fight me.
    Currently wearing: Au Hasard by Louis Vuitton

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Serge Lutens Iris Silver Mist
    How do you know what a French whorehouse smells like?

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabidsenses View Post
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    Juliette Has A Gun, Another Oud

    Oh boy, laboratory franken-oud and Norlimbanol. And if that’s not synthetic enough we’ve got Ambroxan to boot. Yep, it’s a chem-soup alright.

    But here’s the thing: I can’t stop enjoying this. Bloody hell, I’m a moth to a flame with that (very fake) raspberry note swinging steadily through the top and heart, and yet somehow even into the dry down. I tend to gravitate towards this type of cottony, warm musk. Raspberry woody oudy shake. Office appropriate.

    It appears to be love it or hate it for everyone else. There’s really no critical in-between with this one. I have other real oud potions that I love and yet here I am . . . ?? Some things needn’t make sense. I’m embarrassed to say I enjoy this one. I know, I should be a wee bit ashamed. Whateva!

    I like it. Fight me.
    As an unabashed lover of Y2K ozonic fruity masculines, I feel your pain.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Thanks, dora!
    "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: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    SOTE: Ispahan by Yves Rocher

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zealot Crusader View Post
    As an unabashed lover of Y2K ozonic fruity masculines, I feel your pain.

    Thanks, ZC! . . . I really appreciate that.

    I realize I just lost my oud cred for a while. Hall passes taken away. Can’t say I blame them. And here I was slowly trying to make some inroads into Oudlandia Respectika in 2019 and 2020.

    Perhaps we could all admit that as we move deeper into this hobby, and as much as we deign more dignified scent landscapes for ourselves, there will always be those persistent pleasures that fall outside what we believed were our evolved algorithms.

    Ho hum.

    [...as I bury my nose into my wrist yet again like an addict crouched in the corner]




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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    o sync with New Haarlem.

    I'd like to also share some good news. My daughter, whom several of you long timers know, has just passed her NCLEX-RN exam. She's officially a registered nurse now & can go job hunting.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Quote Originally Posted by RHM View Post
    o sync with New Harlem.

    I'd like to also share some good news. My daughter, whom several of you long timers know, has just passed her NCLEX-RN exam. She's officially a registered nurse now & can go job hunting.

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    That is great news !. Congratulations Sofie

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Traveling and none of my samples synch so I’m out of synch in Bois Violette.
    “The unnatural and the strange have a perfume of their own”
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Congrats to teardrop.





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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Thanks, HoP!

    Congrats to your daughter RHM, & l hope she finds her dream job soon!
    "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: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Congrats RHM - as the daughter of a basenoter, is she getting u a full bottle of a fragrance that u have been eyeing or at least a back up bottle of your favorite fragrance???

    My SOTD is Polo Modern Reserve
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    SOTE: Programme Homme by Lancome


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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Freewheelingvagabond and ineespenes, you are smelling particularly fine!

    Congrats to your daughter RHM! And I am envious of your four sisters kewart, always wanted a sister or two.

    Syncing tonight with Musc Ravageur, a popular choice today.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Quote Originally Posted by cazaubon View Post
    Freewheelingvagabond and ineespenes, you are smelling particularly fine!

    Congrats to your daughter RHM! And I am envious of your four sisters kewart, always wanted a sister or two.

    Syncing tonight with Musc Ravageur, a popular choice today.
    Haha, thank you!

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Amazing passage, RHM. You must be so proud.
    Joining you (and maybe ComDiva, too) in New Haarlem.
    I don't want to. I don't have to. You can't make me. I'M RETIRED.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    My SOTE was Chanel Egoiste
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    SOTE: Spice and Wood
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Hello all,

    I wore Guerlain Heritage on this rainy day up in Los Angeles. It felt warm and cozy.

    Have a good day.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    Quote Originally Posted by JON RODGERS View Post
    Cook.bot, that is hilarious

    I'll show you a picture of my wardrobe trio from Krizia and see if you can guess which one I had already earmarked for this evening !.





    Great minds ......
    Wow that's a very nice collection of Krizia.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

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    "If you don't stop and take a look around once in awhile, you might miss it." ~ Ferris Bueller
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    I skipped the sync today--feeling a bit tired and pressured. Mr. Cat will spare me his Saturday night crowd and come to my house tomorrow night. The very first dinner at Shy's. I wonder what he's going to cook.

    Nah, just joking. I know I have to do something. He might as well see the real me, hey? Meatloaf it is.

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