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    Re: Most worn in November 2020

    This is how my November looks:



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    Alaïa by Azzedine Alaïa
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th November, 2020

    Happy birthday kumquat! :birthdays:

    teardrop, have a great week off. I hope you find enough time for yourself and things you want to do during it.

    And we just had our first snow! Its started...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thank you! A nearby store carries this line, so it will be easy to try out.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm not truly sure and that's why I'm still hesitating a bit!
    Patchouli is an interesting note for me - I can adore it or it can get cloying, too.
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    For the evening I changed into Sarah Jessica Parker's Twilight which also has some frankincense and is slightly woody.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th November, 2020

    Jon, fabulous photo, as always. Have a good walk outside in this beautifully autumnal weather. I already had my coffee fix, but I think it's time for a second round - just after my lunch.

    Larimar,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Congrats on your purchase, CuddleCat!
    I haven't seen Fragonard fragrances anywhere in my area, or maybe I just don't know where to look.

    I'm wearing Matthew Williamson's Incense for Rynegne's...
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    Happy Rynegne's Woods & Incense day!

    I actually started early and yesterday I wore a beautiful churchy-woody incense The Priest by Lithuanian artisan brand FUMparFUM ran by perfumer Aistis...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    -1 to Samples - finished a sample of Matthew Williamson - The Collection: Incense today. I need more incense in my life. I love incense scents, but they're not so easy to find in mainstream perfumery...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thank you for the recommendation and a description!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th November, 2020

    Happy birthday, Mike! :birthdays: :beer: Have a great day!

    Happy Thanksgiving, USA friends! May your turkey or beans, or beer, or whatever you decide to have be delicious. :)

    I couldn't decide...
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    Re: Today I received as a gift...

    Congratulations, Kotori! And one more round of birthday wishes, too!
    A beautiful bottle presentation, too.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Emanuel76 - and which one do you prefer?
    I am interested in Reminiscence Patchouli, Vanille and Vanille Santal - do see them in online stores for very good prices and the reviews seem to be...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I think it's the opposite for me - I started out loving gourmands and fell in love with orientals even more. But I still love both, oh, and citruses, too.
    Citruses give me energy and some burst of...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

    Good morning!
    L'heure bleue EDT today.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    CuddleCat - if it helps the site run smoother, then I think it's a good idea. Welcome to the thread!

    I'm feeling a bit dreamy and wistful today, and I wanted to indulge a bit, so I'm wearing...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Black Opium last night, too - because it's so cosy.

    Today I'm wearing Guilty Absolute pour femme by Gucci because it's my favourite.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I wore Lolita Lempicka Oh Ma Biche in the morning because it's sweet, fun, juicy and energetic, and Guerlain Shalimar Souffle Intense because it's also fun, but deeper, autumnal and quite...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    +1 to backups.

    Current wardrobe balance +24 (-19; +43).
    Samples balance: +20 (-11; +31)
    Backups balance: +9

    I started 2020 with:
    Wardrobe 37 (including minis and travel sprays)
    Samples 11...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune because I love it very much and I missed it. By the way, I think that it even smells better in a colder weather than in the heat somehow.
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    So now you can see the harm you've done for yourself.:)
  22. Re: Daughter's First Fragrance and one for my Mother too

    I think you decided wisely!
    I hope both ladies will love their gifts!
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st November, 2020

    Happy birthday, IsoESuperman! :birthdays:

    I have a lazy morning in bed with a cup of coffee, a cat purring on my lap and I'm Home by Lush.

    When I finally get up and shower, I might change into...
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    I tried it and it smells very nice, brighter and citrusier than other Coco Mademoiselles, but not as extra tart/dry as EDT, it's milder and softer.
    Alas, on me it was VERY short-lived - but I have...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Very rarely, and if I do, it's always citruses! That's how I know that it's definitely time to wear one.
    Do you smell perfumes in your mind often?

    Today's Friday Synch is scents with Q, X or Y in...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    I usually skip Fridays for Friday Synch, but today I can do both at once :)

    So I wore Noir Exquis in the morning and changed into L'Eau d'Ambre Extrême by L'Artisan Parfumeur after shower at noon....
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    I changed into L'Eau d'Ambre Extrême by L'Artisan Parfumeur after a shower. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Ooooh, happy birthday, Kotori and Luca Turin!
    :birthdays:
    All the best for you both.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Good morning!

    Synching with Noir Exquis by L'Artisan Parfumeur as my morning scent. Will change into something else after a shower at the noon. I like wearing it just for a couple of hours, until...
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    Decided for Noir Exquis by L'Artisan Parfumeur as a morning scent - I will shower at noon and then will change into something else.
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    Calling everyone who has Quelques fleurs by Houbigant!
    (I'm still deciding between Guilty Absolute and L'eau de Ambre Extreme)
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Sounds very nice!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    You are tempting me to finally try out a Creed, both of you, you persuasive monsters!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    Muahahahahahaha! :D
    Well, my grandfather had a farm and I spent a good portion of my childhood there, the scent alone shouldn't shock me... But I am prone to gagging just while cleaning a fridge or...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I was always very interested to try it because of the name! (And the notes seem interesting, too.)
    Though I somehow always thought it means "Mechanical wolf". (I never took French lessons, sadly,...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    Jon, no, I haven't tried Royal Oud. I avoid trying Creed fragrances as they're above my budget anyway, and there's something about Creed that makes me feel they're not for me (illogical, I know), and...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    My third and final Shalimar flanker arrived - Souffle Intense. I knew I'd love it. +1 to wardrobe.

    Current wardrobe balance +24 (-19; +43).
    Samples balance: +20 (-11; +31)
    Backups balance: +8
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Yes, it did!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Noir Exquis because I'm wearing all four of my L'Artisan Parfumeur minis this week. I adore the nutty, chocolaty, coffee-like top notes and how it is an unsweet woody gourmand. The overwhelming iso e...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Good morning gentlemen!
    I'm continuing with my L'Artisan Parfumeur week (cheating on the SOTW rules, basically).

    Noir Exquis by L'Artisan Parfumeur today. I love the nutty, chocolaty and...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    Good morning!
    Noir Exquis by L'Artisan Parfumeur today. I love the nutty, chocolaty and coffee-like notes. I like how it is a gourmand, but not sweet at all (well, it's not sweet at all to my nose -...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    I didn't know Al Oudh was divisive! All I know is I generally dislike most of things with "oud" in the name with just a few exceptions...and this is one of them! You described it beautifully. I...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    Thank you for your suggestion, ComDiva! ...I'm off to google what Happy Light is! :)
    L'Aimee sounds interesting.

    I went wild with my SOTE today, layering Organza + Samsara + Mad Madame. Having in...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I put on Organza, Samsara and Mad Madame on myself because I was feeling adventurous.
    Quarantine has its perks.

    Organza + Samsara is a really beautiful match though!
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    CrimsonIdol8 - I think that even if you eventually decide on something classier and more expensive for your daughter than Pink Sugar, do grab a bottle of Pink Sugar, too - it can be had for really...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Al Oudh by L'Artisan Parfumeur because I'm getting to know it better. I loved it at the first sniff - unexpectedly so - and the love continues. As it dries down, it gains a chocolaty aspect on my...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    I haven't tried Tea for Two, but the notes seem very promising - and it has such a beautiful name. I bet it would make a nice present for your daughter :)
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Feminine version of Burberry London is basically a very well blended, elegant, subtle and a bit boring (to me) floral. And London for men is cozy and exciting!


    Mark.B, I'll join the choir of...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    ineespenes, wishing you strength through the dark season! We tend to complain here about our lack of sun during November-February, but at least we can see it for a few hours - even if the sky is all...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    And yes, I forgot to wish foxbins great vacation time!
    Enjoy yourself! And if you find some new perfume along the way - even better :)
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    Ouch, ((((Khanada)))), such a sad story. I hope your friend recovers after all... Wishing lots of strength to you and his wife.

    I enjoyed L'Ambre Extreme immensely today. It was so cosy and felt...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    Good morning! It was pitch dark when I got up too - now on my way to work it seems to dawn a bit though. I work from home right now but we decided I should come to office once a week.

    L'Eau...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    L'Eau D'Ambre Extrême by L'Artisan Parfumeur for today! It seemed very nice and maybe a bit faint when I tried it earlier, but it seems pretty strong today. Maybe my nose was tired that day or I...
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    Ooooh, the upcoming Friday one is also fun: A perfume name that has a Q, X, Y, or Z in its name.

    I wonder if I should wear my favourite Gucci Guilty Absolute pour femme or L'Artisan Parfumeur Noir...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Hmmm, maybe "too easy" is not a bad thing to ease into the SOTW thread?
    You can pick something harder or more challenging or generally more unexpected later :)
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Yes, it is! I'm just slowly getting to know it, and I'm very glad I got those minis. I liked all four a lot. Only the Ambre Extreme seemed a bit faint - but maybe I just didn't dab enough of it or my...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Glad to read your parents have recovered!

    I changed into Organza for the evening - and since I'm home alone I happily oversprayed it. I got it several weeks ago as a very generous gift. Am a happy...
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    Re: J P le male

    Yay!
    I hope you'll like at least something out of these recommendations - and if you don't (and even if you do), you can still always rock Le Male. And it is a beautiful fragrance - feminine or...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Thank you!
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    Re: SOTW: November

    I really enjoyed my Shalimar and Flankers week! I (as always) skipped the Friday for Friday Synch, but I still wore Shalimar Souffle d'Oranger on Saturday and Shalimar Cologne in the late Sunday...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th November, 2020

    Good morning!
    I'm joining staticx with Timbuktu today. :)

    Kewart, good luck at the dentist's!
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Timbuktu by L'Artisan Parfumeur - because I got a box of four L'Artisan minis last month and I want to get to know them all better. And I felt that Timbuktu will feel calming on Monday morning and...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Black Opium Nuit Blanche from my sample because I want to retest it - there is a sale on it and I want to decide if I want to go for it or if Im good without it. I'm kind of getting bored by my...
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    Re: In praise (or not) of pink perfume

    I'm glad you liked my loooooooooooooooooooong list!
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    I do like Avon as a brand and I wish them the best.
    But...
    "It costs me a lot of money to look this cheap." - Dolly Parton
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    In the morning I wore Shalimar Souffle d'Oranger because it just arrived into my Shalimar collection. It's lovely.

    Then in the afternoon I showered and put on some Alaia body cream and layered it...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Angel Muse - partially because it fits today's Friday Synch's Moon theme (it's a cosmic pebble :)) and partially because it's so yummy - and I haven't worn my sample for almost a year!
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    Re: In praise (or not) of pink perfume

    I am not a fan of colour pink, but I have to admit there are quite a number of pink perfumes I'm fond of. (Although I think I like the yellow/orange ones the best, but this thread is for pink.)...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    Hello!
    I'm synching with Angel Muse today. It's a truly delicious scent. I sometimes want to kick myself for not buying a 50 ml EDT (my preferred version, lighter and more grapefruity tart) when it...
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    I'm synching with my sample of Angel Muse - a cosmic pebble from space :)

    https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a1/4d/ec/a14dec2b8288102572aa4f4dc7ff650d.jpg

    Who knew that space smells so deliciously...
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Thanks, H_West!
    I'm continuing today with Shalimar EDC - love it.
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    Re: J P le male

    Actually, when I decided I should try out the most known male fragrances to get to know them at least a little, I was so shocked when I smelled Le Male and Ultra Male - they both felt SO feminine to...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th November, 2020

    Happy birthday, PerfumedLady!!! :birthdays: :thumbsup:
    I hope you are doing great on your day - and am wishing you a good upcoming year.

    Shalimar EDC today.
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    I agree with teardrop that something with a sense of tranquility, calming and soothing would fit. To me that's also incense (sadly I don't have many scents with prominent incense despite loving the...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    The truth is it's not as strict as you may think!
    It's just for work days (unless I crave for it in the weekend, too), and on Fridays I do the Friday Synch because I find it fun, so it's just 4...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Trilby Lark, thank you for the reassuring words! I'll try to combat that awkwardness :) Unknown Pleasures and all the house of Kerosene sounds very interesting. I looked through several of them and...
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    Re: Serge Lutens Free Lipstick

    I didn't know Serge Lutens did lipsticks, too!
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    Re: SOTW: November

    Hello guys!
    I decided to take a break from SOTW since I felt like wearing a different fragrance every day for a while - I guess last Monday being a National holiday here and starting to work from...
  79. Re: The Official Christmas 2020 Fragrance Thread

    Christmas is December 25th, Friday, and December 25th's Friday Synch is a Cardamom Day, so I'm wearing Diptyque Eau Duelle this Christmas. It's that easy for me. :D
    Now for the Christmas Eve (which...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th November, 2020

    Good morning!
    CuddleCat - thank you for a reminder to order some Christmas presents, too! My boyfriend mentioned he'd love some Last Dab hot sauce for Christmas - his friend brought some from USA...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Thank you, dear!
    I participated in the SOTW thread the past months and this one felt a bit redundant - or maybe I just felt silly typing "I'm wearing X because it's my SOTW". :D But I started...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th November, 2020

    Good morning!
    Shalimar Cologne today - grapefruits, lemons and ambery vanilla.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    -1 to Samples (finished Aqua Allegoria Orange Soleia), +1 to backups.
    Got my Christmas presents for myself early and ordered 3 Shalimar flankers for myself - will add them to balance when they...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I thought about wearing SJP Twilight or Samsara today - both felt very appropriate for the autumnal mist outside - but my thoughts were overriden by sudden idea "let's finish a sample today!" - so I...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2020

    Hello!
    I drained the last drops of my sample of Aqua Allegoria Orange Soleia this morning.
    It's a beautiful day that's both sunny and foggy at once. I like autumn days like this.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th November, 2020

    SJP Twilight as SOTD and L'heure Bleue as SOTE.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2020

    Yesterday's Nick Cave concert on the radio was great. We listened to it with a couple of friends and some mulled wine. It was a great evening.
    Ineespenes, did you enjoy the concert in the theatre?
    ...
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    I'm synching with Bulgari Black - tea asphalt and vanilla tires <3
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    Hmmm, maybe Crystal Flowers or Gotham - because of their names?
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    I like the bottle of Oh Ma Biche, too! It actually smells juuust like Bellini cocktail - it's peachy, juicy, sparkly, sweet, but not too sweet, and very fun to wear. Nothing serious about it!
    It's...
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    For tomorrow's Industrial Scent I'll be wearing Bvlgari Black - not only because it smells like vanilla laced tires, but also of asphalt a bit. Maybe that's why I love it so much - it smells just...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    Ineespenes - I'm jealous for that Nick Cave concert movie! Have a great time in the theater. Our theaters won't show it - but the concert will be streamed on the radio in Lithuania and I guess...
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I am very appreciative of this thread, too! It is a very good way to monitor yourself and your behaviour. I hope for a new thread next year, too.
    Thank you, H_West!
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    I just got a wonderful gift and I'm absolutely positively shocked... +3 to Wardrobe...
    My goal of making my collection a couple of bottles smaller this year is absolutely in shreds, but I don't care...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th November, 2020

    Good morning!

    SJP Twilight today.
    I have no words for Vienna. It's just so sad.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    SJP Twilight because it's so lovely and quietly autumnal.
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    Re: Your 2020 Fragrance Balance

    -1 to Wardrobe as my mini of Infusion d'Iris is going to another home (I like it a lot, but someone wanted to try it a lot, too, and I feel like I owe something nice to that person, so it's only...
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    Thank you again for all the work you do!
    And sadly, no, we don't get notifications when our message is edited. :/
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st November, 2020

    Trilby Lark - just a week ago I thought I could make a rotation or another small wardrobe just out of things with Black/Noir in the name, complemented with all black bottles, too. The thought made me...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2020

    Congratulations then! I haven't smelled the oil. Black Opium can feel a bit too sweet or too synthetic at times but it is really cozy and a bit intoxicating - I think there's a reason for its...
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