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  1. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Thanks for all of the comments/thoughts on Triad. I'll sample it first before plunging in on a FB. I tend to jump in head first and blind buy or as I like to call it, anosmic buy...:lolk:..but I...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    You could try messaging them one more time. They are usually very good at responding so it may be that they missed your message for some reason? I'm sure they will get back to you though as ALD has...
  3. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    How good is Triad, and how does it compare to Oud Monarch, which I already own and really enjoy. Just looking for some thoughts on this...thanks.
  4. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    I actually asked Bortnikoff on their website about when Musk Cologne would be available again and they told me that it would be available again soon...that Dimitri's been working on a a new cologne,...
  5. Re: Bortnikoff perfumes (take note Areej le Dore fans!)

    Yeah...I'm totally in for Oud Cologne...the notes sound highly enjoyable! Can't wait to smell it.
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    Re: Best verbena fragrance?

    L'Occitane Verbena is wonderful...for the 10 minutes that it lasts on your skin. Very refreshing and enjoyable...and very brief.
  7. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - April 2021

    Fanghorn by Pineward Perfume...because it smells like my beloved fir needle resin and I wore it while hiking in the mountains...so invigorating.
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    The "post" COVID nose is a very interesting concept. I wonder if Mare would smell different pre COVID or not? It smells like bread and butter pickles to me.:smiley:
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Going on a hike in the mountains and there's no better fragrance companion in the world in my opinion than Fanghorn by Pineward Perfumes!:thumbsup:
  10. Re: What are you guys getting for spring/summer?

    Considering a bottle of Absinthe Minded from Anka Kus and a backup of Musk Cologne by Bortinikoff. I love MC so much that I don't want to run out. Also want to buy a bottle of Sel Marin as well. I've...
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Wearing Mare today...such an interesting composition. Definite dill weed note that is both strange and comforting. The perfect companion for a day spent working in the garden and in the yard.
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    Re: Do you ever finish a bottle?

    Not for a while now...LOL. My rotation is far too voluminous to finish a bottle these days. I do baby my..."babies" however, so I hope they'll all last long enough to finish them. There are so many...
  13. Re: Is It Really Bad to Wear Winter Fragrances During Hot Weather?

    I can't imagine why you shouldn't wear what you want to wear, whenever you want to wear it, but that's just me.
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    Re: New Amouage: Material and Boundless

    Boundless does sound wonderful on paper...I'm definitely interested in trying it for sure.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I was joking around because I didn't know what litworth was talking about when he or she said, "Luwak", so I just decided to have some fun with it and say a random ALD fragrance name like he or she...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Okay...I'll play...Indolis...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Please add the following to the directory:

    Running Rum by Land Meets Sea

    Hinterland by Land Meets Sea

    Love Note #2 by Land Meets Sea

    Professor by Land Meets Sea
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    More Than a Feeling by Boston
    Strawberry Milk Boba
    Red Musc by Mad Et Len
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    Re: Slumberhouse Discussion

    Nada...:sad:
  20. Re: Thought I Had Finally Found My Absinthe

    This sounds like a fragrance I'd love to smell. I'll need to get a sample at least.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Wearing Bindebole today and it smells so fresh. I have a mask on at the moment and it’s holding my Bindebole fume right around my face...mmm...so awesome! One of the few benefits of wearing a mask in...
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Fool For You Anyway by Foreigner
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    Bon Monsieur by Rouge Perfumery
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Daddy by Coldplay
    Mtn Dew Voltage
    Jubilation XXV by Amouage
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Hopeless by Train
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    Kurokami by Di Ser
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    Re: Manly vanillas aka Manillas

    This guy seems to know his masculine vanilla fragrances.

    He also mentioned my favorite vanilla fragrance and that's Mona di Orio Vanille. It's amazing...and I love it.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    That's very interesting. I grew up with a lot of horses. My dad was a true cowboy. He broke his own horses and shoed his own horses, etc. Atlantic Ambergris has a distinct note that completely...
  27. Re: Why, I'm particularly enjoying my scent today - March 2021

    Wearing Kote by Slumberhouse today. I'm enjoying it because I've been waiting for at least 7 years to wear some of this fragrance. Very challenging to find. With regards to the fragrance itself, I...
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Crowing by Toad the Wet Sprocket
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    Kote by Slumberhouse
  29. Poll: Re: Wife likes two scents, Sauvage and Terre d'Hermes, help pick which one for me

    Terre d' Hermes EDT would be my choice. I prefer it to Eau Tres Fraiche and I haven't tried the TDH Parfume so maybe my vote doesn't count.

    I'm not a big SAUVAGE fan.
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Benjamin Orr!!!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'm sorry SK. I just checked mine and it appears there are no cracks. I wonder if it's because of weather changes?
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    Re: Fishy smell from atomizers?

    Sounds fishy to me. Fortunately I haven't had this happen yet either. And, I'm sorry for those who have because that's one of the last things you want your fragrance to smell like, right?

    Maybe...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Love the look of the new bottles Nick. I'm excited for the new atomizer bottles! I'm wearing Bindebole today and it has been blowing my mind with it's fresh forest accord! "Absolute"..ly marvelous!!!
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    Re: Coty Emeraude

    A fragrance by Pfizer...huh. That's an interesting aside with them also creating one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I definitely did get the vintage lemon accord from the opening of Grandenia the first time I sprayed Chinese Oud. It was short lived, but reminded me of that note from Grandenia, but I don't know if...
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    Re: Current 5 faves today

    Fanghorn by Pineward Perfumes
    Kazehikaru by Di Ser
    Russian Musk by Areej Le Dore
    Bourbon Eau De Cologne by Hendley Perfume
    Indolis by Areej Le Dore
  37. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Kazehikaru by Di Ser because it's one of the freshest fragrances I've ever smelled and I needed a lift.
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    It's Over by Vertical Horizon
    Simply Mixed Berries by Simply
    Kazehikaru by Di Ser
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'd love to have a bottle of Russian Musk attar, but who wouldn't, right?:lolk:

    There's a bottle on eBay that's half full that's being sold for $700.00. Wow...just wow...
  40. Re: Latest Oriza L. Legrand - Scotch Lavander!

    Exactly! Like they told me in Scotland, I'm not scotch, I'm a Scott...scotch is a drink.:thumbsup:
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Amanda by Boston
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    Christmas Wine by Pineward Perfume
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    JBS1, thanks for posting the review from Making a Stink. The woman made a comment that resonated with me and it was that when she first wore Chinese Oud, she said, "it's a fragrance that at first I...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Yeah, went up for sale on the Pineward website on Wednesday.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Ordered Bindebole...looking forward to receiving it!:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Same here...I'm curious to see how this one develops as it macerates over the next few months.
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    Re: MALLE Store Trip Los Angeles

    I'd love to go into the Santa Maria Novella store! Deadly is right though...I'd be in big trouble if I did!:lolk:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I’m sure that’s true...probably having some seasonal allergies.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I’m wondering if my sense of smell is off. I got the COVID-19 vaccine a few days ago. I’m curious if that can affect sense of smell like the virus can? I don’t know...maybe I’m having allergies.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Wearing Chinese Oud today for the first time. It’s much different than what I was anticipating. I’m getting Oud throughout the wear so far and what I would describe as a sourness. Someone else...
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    Re: Strong and Natural Lasting Pine Scent

    LOL...yeah, I know...but the reason I started being a "scent detective" was because I started looking for the perfect fir, pine, spruce fragrance and I've spent a bit of time "detecting" over the...
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    Re: Strong and Natural Lasting Pine Scent

    Some additional ideas from coniferous fragrances I've found:

    Fanghorn: Pineward Perfume: This is a marvelous fir resin fragrance and I don't get any of the distraction you mentioned from forest...
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    Re: Strong and Natural Lasting Pine Scent

    I don't get any pine in Epicea...I get clove and lavender...and that's it.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Got my notification from UPS that my ALD should be delivered in the next few days! Whoot! Can’t wait!
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    Re: Strong and Natural Lasting Pine Scent

    THIS!!! You WILL find what you're looking for! I spent years searching for the perfect conifer fragrance and while there are many that are nice out there, Pineward Perfumes is the brand you are...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Yeah, I agree that Santal Galore is an incredible fragrance. It's third for me in my ALD lineup to date.

    1. Russian Musk.
    2. Indolis.
    3. Santal Galore.

    Wearing Santal Galore is such an...
  56. Re: Santa Maria Novella. Which are your favorites ?

    I do own bottles of Opoponax, Marescialla, Patchouli, and Pot Pourri. I really enjoy them all.
  57. Re: NEW Ralph Lauren - Polo Cologne Intense Eau de Parfum

    I'm still hoping they'll bring back the original pine heavy Warner version of Polo green someday...but I know I'm hoping in vain.

    I'm extremely curious about the blending of this note list. I'm...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Wearing Fanghorn today...still a coniferous gem of the highest order! Thanks again Nick for making a house that focuses on a part of fragrance that has been under appreciated for many years.

    In...
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    Re: A Song, a Drink, a Perfume -- March 2021

    Family by Mother Mother
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    Boreal by Pineward Perfume
  60. Re: Santa Maria Novella. Which are your favorites ?

    I love many of the SMN fragrances I've tried. My favorites so far are:

    Opoponax
    Marescialla
    Patchouli
    Pot Pourri

    Cala Rossa is also pretty nice and I've wanted to try Alba di Seoul because...
  61. Re: Best scent when eating in a seafood restaurant?

    Good call.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    LOL!:cheesy:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    “So it begins”...to quote Theoden.

    Whoot! Can’t wait to lay a nostril on Chinese Oud.:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Are you in US and if so, Eastern US? If so, east coast seems to get the ALD packages first, which makes sense as their fulfillment center is in NY, correct?
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Wow! Distilling sounds like a whole lot of fun!:shocked:

    “Cold and cramping hands”, yikes! Might as well be digging through snow in the mountains around a fir tree with you bare hands so you can...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    It really is a brilliant fragrance. It speaks to me too! Indolis is a “Fragrance Whisperer”.:coolold:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I understand...there are some fragrances that just don't work for me either, but Indolis works extremely well for me. That's one of the things that's so great about fragrances though, right? Finding...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I wore Indolis today and I just have to say how much I enjoyed it. It's got to be my second favorite ALD fragrance behind Russian Musk and that's saying something as there are so many others I really...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Yes, Pinyon Pine is sort of a high desert pine tree. They're more drought proof than other conifers. While I do like them, the fir tree is the pinnacle of conifer notes for me.
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Such an interesting thought..."the magic that nature produces"...ain't it the truth!

    But, one thing I'm sure of is that your new creation will still be an amazing conifer scent in it's own...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Where is Kafkasque's review of Chinese Oud? I can't seem to find it...
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    Re: Masculine Tropical perfumes?

    LOL...I initially thought this thread title said, "Masculine "Topical" Scents for Men", and I was going to say, "Well, aren't they all "topical" after all".:lolk:

    A nice "tropical" masculine...
  73. Re: Best scent when eating in a seafood restaurant?

    Selection Verte by Creed would be nice. It's fresh and citrusy and not overpowering...light on the sprays and you're good to go!
  74. Re: A drink, a song, a perfume - February 2021

    What are You Going to Do When You are Not Saving the World by Hans Zimmer
    Horlicks Malted Milk- Thought I'd join you Danny!
    Russian Musk by Areej Le Dore
  75. Re: A drink, a song, a perfume - February 2021

    LOL...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I think we found the winner...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I'm guessing here, but maybe it's referring to fecal like nuances?
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Okay...gonna let the nerd show just a little bit, but the 10mil bottle reminds me of the Sirius Black wand I bought at the Harry Potter theme park when I went there...which means it looks incredibly...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    I figured some would feel that way, but I'm always pleased with Adam's presentation for his fragrances.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    You are something my friend...:thumbsup:
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Well...I must say that was amazingly EASY!!! Ordered one of each. So stoked to wear this!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    LOL...this mirror's my situation as well! But, I can't imagine not finding enjoyment in Chinese Oud myself...I'm excited!
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    Re: Best Cypress scent.

    Esencia Lowe is all oakmoss on my skin...
  84. Re: Old School yes, but I LOVE the smell of "Z-14"

    Love the older Z-14. It's an excellent fragrance. I also have the most recent and while it's not as good as the vintage Z-14, it's still not too bad.
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Okay, thanks for the info...
  86. Re: A drink, a song, a perfume - February 2021

    I Don't Understand by Splender
    Oreo Milkshake
    Love Note # 2 by Land Meets Sea
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    That's a great idea!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Anyone heard if the 30mil bottle reveal is going to happen before tomorrow's release?
  89. Re: Chanel Bleu EDT vs Creed Mi - What would you wear in the Summer heat ??

    If these are my two choices then definitely Millesime Imperial.
  90. Re: Is Mugler 'Come Together' really a substitute for Creed Original Vetiver?

    They're both great. I've never sprung for a FB of the Creed OV because I have a couple of bottles of Mugler Cologne and they're similar enough for me that I've never felt the need to purchase the...
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Hans Hendley would probably laugh at me for saying that, but Cure does smell somewhat medicinal IMO.
  92. Re: Some help with Heeley Esprit du Tigre

    Same here. It is a bit of a wil-o-the wisp, meaning that it doesn't have amazing longevity, but I love this fragrance and wear it to the office all the time.
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    Re: Hendley Perfumes

    Cure is very interesting. I would say it has a medicinal quality to it. In fact, there was a moment in the dry down where I thought I could smell asprin...LOL. IsoESuperman's description of it being...
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    Re: Best Cypress scent.

    You need to check out Pineward Perfumes. There's a Pineward thread in the general fragrance discussion thread. They make some of the very best fir, pine, spruce forward fragrances available....
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    Awesome! Glad I could help in some small way!:thumbsup:
  96. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Fanghorn by Pineward Perfumes because it smells amazing!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    Wow...that is AWESOME!!! Adam ROCKS....!!!
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    That's too bad. I didn't get to guess either...but I don't have much luck in contests like that anyway...
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    Re: Areej le Doré : The Official Discussion Thread

    That's strange, because it said the giveaway would be open until 2/20. I guess when two people guessed correctly, they decided to shut it down...
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    Re: Pineward Perfumes

    It is very nice. Very fresh and will wear extremely well in the Spring...and in the Winter, Fall, and Summer for that matter.:thumbsup:
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