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    Default SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

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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: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday lneespenes!

    Decided to go with Creed Fleur de The Rose Bulgare . I really don't have anything that sounds challenging but went with this one as I haven't worn this in a long time.

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    Happy Birthday to lneespenes! Hope you have a wonderful birthday!

    I started today in sync with Tubéreuse 1 Capricieuse by HdP. About an hour later, I decided to add some Valentino Poudre because of a couple of notes that are in both scents. I was curious to sniff them side by side but it turns out they are quite different to each other.

    Happy Friday all!
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    hello all,
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    vtg.
    ,Happy Birthday, Ineespenes!

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    Good morning all and thanks for the b.day -wishes I'm off to work soon, but later I'll celebrate my 40th year on this earth with my siblings and boyfriend at my favourite tapasrestaurant I'm looking forward to that and curious which scent my bf has given me Sotd for the synch is Le baiser du dragon. I hope it's workfriendly enough
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Happy birthday, ineespenes!
    Have a wonderful day and even better year! I also hope you'll enjoy your birthday perfume very much!

    I'm your scent twin with Le baiser du Dragon today. I find it safe enough for work when applied lightly... The hard part is to actually apply it lightly

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Quote Originally Posted by ineespenes View Post
    Good morning all and thanks for the b.day -wishes I'm off to work soon, but later I'll celebrate my 40th year on this earth with my siblings and boyfriend at my favourite tapasrestaurant I'm looking forward to that and curious which scent my bf has given me Sotd for the synch is Le baiser du dragon. I hope it's workfriendly enough
    Hope you have a wonderful time celebrating this milestone birthday and perhaps a story after.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Hello all.

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    ... on this blueskyed Friday with 3,5°C it's:

    Currently wearing: Paithani by Penhaligon's

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday lne!

    The rain seems to be clearing & it's brightening up here. Planning to catch up on some housework today.

    l'm sitting out the synch to try a free sample of Chocolate Oil by Dame Perfumery. Yep, it's chocolate alright.
    "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, 17th January, 2020

    Good morning all !. Happy Birthday Ine





    Off work today so wine o'clock will be commencing early in your honour


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    Cartier L'Envol

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    Hello, and happiest of birthdays, Ine

    So, today's sync. I have a few options, mostly due to not being sure *how* to pronounce them - and often finding when speaking with someone at one of the meet ups (or an SA) that our pronounciations are not in agreement.

    I have two front-runners, and would appreciate input from you all about how to pronounce:

    The one I didn't wear, Ysatis (which I pronounce "Sat-EES" [sibilant "s" on both ends]) and

    My choice both yesterday when I thought it was Friday, and again today because it's delicious, Serge Lutens Chergui



    I have always pronounced "Chergui" as "Shehr-GHEE" (like the clarified butter), but I think that's probably wrong, and it might be "Shehr-GWEE" or easily something else. Help me out here, people. :thanks:

    Fantastic Friday to each and every one of you!

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    My take for Ysatis is ee-sah-tees, and Chergui is shehr-gee.

    I was thinking about Jicky because of the letter J. French folk give it the soft zhe sound, Americans the hard J, and Germans the altogether different sound of ch, thus chicky. My German grandparents called my cousin Janet "Chanet," and me "Choy." But I'm not in the mood for Jicky today, so I'm looking through my wardrobe some more. Back later ...

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

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    Carre Blanc by The Zoo



    I love it's weird vinyl rhubarb note
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Nailed it ... apparently this is the one I've been misprouncing: Hanae Mori. I've said it as four syllables, HAH-nay MOR-ree, but it's five.
    Wiki: həˌnɑːeɪ ˈmɔːri
    My interpretation of the audible: HAH-nah-eh mo-REE.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

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    Wearing Coco Noir by Chanel today. I'm almost done with it, so I'll probably wear it the few days to finish it.
    Currently wearing: Coco Noir by Chanel

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Hello and best to everyone. Happy birthday, Ine!

    SOTD is L’ Parfumeur Œillet Sauvage. I have heard “œillet” pronounced “oh yeh” - fairly easy - but for some reason I always stumble over it whenever see it. Anyway, the perfume itself is a gorgeous carnation scent.

    Wish you all a good day and weekend.
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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    SotE - Cacharel Pour L'Homme.



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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    "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, 17th January, 2020

    Serge Lutens Chergui

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday Ine !!!

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    Default Re: SOTD: Friday, 17th January, 2020

    M7 Oud Absolu
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