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    Re: A small love note to Basenotes

    Happy Birthday, yellowtone, and many fragrant returns!
  2. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Thank you, N.CAL.
  3. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Chanel Beige edp, an easy segue from the No 5 of the past few days. They are similarly mild but a different bouquet.
  4. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Thank you, fwv.
  5. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Looking forward to seeing you back here with an empty bottle soon! :smiley:
  6. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Thanks, RP. So agreed on the Chanel bottles. Pure class.


    Finished another one, Guerlain Eau de Fleurs de Cťdrat. It's not often among my SOTDs but often worn as "drive-by" from the bathroom...
  7. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Lovely Chanel No 5 edt, but I havenít run out. A new refillable travel set is waiting in the wings.


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  8. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Chanel No 5 edt, to finish up the bottle—and smell good.
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    Re: When the ad copy gets to you...

    If I buy any advertised perfume it’s likely in spite of the ads, not because of them. Most ads today use celebrities I don’t identify with. Plus, another person between me and a perfume is like a...
  10. Re: Fragrances that make you think of other Basenoters when you wear them.

    Polo - Danny Mitchell
    Genghis Khan - hednic
    Hťritage - Trilby Lark
    Angel - Dane
    Eau de Fleurs de Cťdrat - cazaubon
    Shalimar - tdem1961
    No 5 - jaromil
  11. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Wearing Chanel No 5 edt from a bottle Iíve had a long time bit didnít want to use up until I had backupówhich I do now. No 5, in parfum and edt, imo ages better than any other perfume I know and the...
  12. Re: Chanel having a great run with Olivier Polge ....

    Agreed. I think Olivier is doing a great job, especially with the Exclusifs. Each one has something going for it. Among ones I wear frequently, I like the edps of Beige, Gardťnia and No 22 as much as...
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    Re: Chanel No. 5 long ad

    I would get it but I donít like that oblong piece on top of the medallion... :wink:

    Still havenít seen anything about an anniversary bottle.
  14. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Happy Birthday, N.CAL!
  15. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. May 2021

    Happy May, all!

    Starting off the month wearing Chanel No 5 edt, because it came to mind in a recent perfume outing downtown and, even among all the newer offerings in the stores, it felt just...
  16. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Iíve been wearing Chanel No 5, which I hadnít worn for four months and got a yen for the other day. Today it got a compliment from a friend. I guess thereís a reason itís still around after 100...
  17. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Today Wearing Chanel No 5 edt, because a sniffing tour downtown with a friend yesterday reminded me itís my favourite ylang-ylang noted perfume.
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    Re: Today I bought April 2021

    Congrats, everyone, on the beautiful purchases, and thank you for the eye candy photos!

    Do gifts received count? If so, today I received from a dear friend a lovely travel set of Chanel No 5 edt,...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    So attractive, and a beautiful blue colour. Congrats and enjoy!
  20. Re: Fragrance creators are sniffing at increased regulations

    Thanks for the link, RŁssel.



    Not so surprising. Every time there’s a perfume article in the MSM those who want to ban perfme use it to further their cause.




    I couldn’t agree more. The...
  21. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Chanel Le Lion, because it’s purring today.
  22. Re: Does anyone know what's happened to Scenthurdle.com?

    So sorry to hear this sad news. Rest in peace, jtd.
  23. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Smelling good! I was planning on joining you but got sidetracked in a walk-by head-turning event.




    When you do get to thoroughly try Le Lion, love to hear your comments.
  24. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    As I walked past the perfume tray, Mugler Angel Nova called out to me with a whiff that had somehow escaped the bottle, or perhaps was lingering on the nozzle...
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    Happy Anniversary, mammakay!
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    Lovely photo, lovely scent!


    Also in Chanel edp, Le Lion, because it just seemed perfect.
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    Very nice tribute to the students and a perfect scent for it!


    Today I am wearing Chanel Le Lion because lately I have been feeling too much like a mouse.
  28. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Sandalwood sounds very nice. Also wearing Chanel, Beige parfum and edp. The base only notes ďsoft woodsĒ but it smells like there could be sandalwood in there.
  29. Re: Your Current Favorite Fragrance Bottle and Packaging Presentation

    The bottles shown above are gorgeous. They are mostly from brands I don't have but if I did start to indulge in some of those houses I'd probably want several scents lined up.

    Quite often I don't...
  30. Re: Wearing a budget-friendly scent vs. smelling above your financial means

    I have also found this to be true.
  31. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Just an extra spritz of Angel Nova before bedtime, anticipating smelling the woodsy drydown in the morning. I like feeling like Iím waking up in a forest. Thatís the impression i had yesterday. I...
  32. Re: Wearing a budget-friendly scent vs. smelling above your financial means

    I donít entertain knockoffs but among legitimate brands I think that good (and bad) quality perfumes can be found at any price point. I wear some pricy and some less expensive perfumes and in the...
  33. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Wearing Angel Nova to smell woodsy and piney and rosey. Maybe the wood note considered peppery in akigalawood is what smells piney to me?
  34. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    That's a very nice reason to wear Terre d'HermŤs. Thank you, PrinceRF!
  35. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Chanel Beige edp to greet the buds turning into leaves in the rain.
  36. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    You're rightóthat should slow down my jumpiness! :smiley:
  37. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Now I have on Le Lion de Chanel, because I seem to be jumping around a lot today.
  38. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    My brief visit to Chanel Chance edt is over. Back in Beige (edp) for how I really feel.
  39. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Wearing Chanel Chance edt. I don’t know why—except it’s one of the few perfumes which, when they say “Wear me!” I obey.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Thank you, CapriDog. Your April assortment looks lovely!
  41. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Despite having spritzed on a bit of Mon Guerlain last night for a shot of lavender, still wearing Beige edp today, because I love it.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    If you get kicked out for that I'll probably be landing right beside you! Easier wear and contrarily to Jicky of the past, there is something about today's Jicky parfum that doesn't sit right on me.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Lavender is probably one of the best perfumes to wear at this time because aside from smelling good it has all kinds of therapeutic properies. (Runs to spritz on Mon Guerlain…)
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    What a nice thing to say, FWV. Thank you!

    If you're in a hurry about getting Boy, during the pandemic I've ordered Exclusifs with free shipping from Holt Renfrew Ogilvy's Chanel counter in...
  45. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Two down, five to go. And for Polo it could be Pandiurnal Polo! :smiley:
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Well done.
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Thank you, hednic!
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    I hope no one minds this thread being peppered with ladies’ watches from time to time. I wear men’s watches too. Lately in a thrift store I found this vintage Bucherer that I’ve been wearing. It’s...
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    Re: Lets Talk Watches

    Congrats, all, on the fine acquisitions.



    Very attractive numeral design and dial finish. I like that style a lot and the fact that it’s a Seiko, dependable quality. Wear it happily! What is...
  50. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Chanel Beige edp. Edp or parfum, both good and both designated as tops in the permanent collection.
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    Re: How Often Do You Blind Buy?

    Elaborating on this, The only time I bought blind was when, so curious about Mugler Aura, I could hardly wait until it came to town and seized upon the opportunity of a friend coming from France to...
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    Re: How Often Do You Blind Buy?

    I did, once.
  53. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Beige parfum, to smell wonderful!
  54. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Guerlain Eau de Cologne du Coq, for a reset.
  55. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Chanel Beige parfum, because for me it just doesn’t get any better than this.
  56. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    I like that perfume name. The notes I have seen sound good too. I hope it's as enjoyable as it sounds.


    Wearing Mugler Angel Nova, today trying to figure out why my nose reads a pine forest scent...
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    Re: Today I bought April 2021

    What an odd name and from the notes I have seen, an odd choice of plant source. I will be very interested in seeing your impressions, hednic.
  58. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Wearing Mugler Angel Nova because it lasts a long time. Apply it today, wake up with it tomorrow. But I will reapply intentionally too, because I am liking it. There is a coniferous impression I get,...
  59. Re: Anyone else annoyed by Fragrancebuy shipping policy ?

    They usually have a quick turnover. I suspect supply is being affected by covid conditions elsewhere.
  60. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    At first I wore Angel Nova because it was still lingering after 24 hours, but now I'm wearing anew it because it's feeling so cheerful on a beautiful sunny day!
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    Re: Best brand glowup

    Yes, Angel Nova is a perfect example. I agree, Cook.bot, those bottles look like little performing star people! (Thatís the chorus line in the back.)



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    Re: Best brand glowup

    I like the new Mugler self-standing star bottles. Itís not just because of the dazzling colours or taking up less space (as opposed to the ones that lie flat) but because their dynamic shape looks...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Right on! :smiley:
  64. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    I had a hard time finding it too. Here is the link:

    https://www.basenotes.net/threads/487452-Why-did-you-wear-what-you-wore-today-April-2021
  65. Re: Can we stop calling them oriental fragrances

    The French perfumers’ society has always labelled this group of perfumes as “ambrťs.” Then they break it down to different types of ambers like floral-amber, floral-woody amber, spicy-amber, etc. I...
  66. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. April 2021

    Happy April! Wearing Mugler Angel Nova—would you believe it—to greet the snow on April 1st! What a nice surprise to wake up to (for those of us who like snow). Angel Nova looks happy with the weather...
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    Re: Chanel No. 5 long ad

    Thanks for the heads-up, cacio. Iím due for a new No 5 parfum and will keep an eye out in hopes of a special commemorative bottle.
  68. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Mugler Angel Nova, exploring a new scent. The woody notes are becoming more apparent as Nova becomes more familiar.
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Thanks, fwv! The two small ones are a couple of Art Deco purse flacons collected in past years. They donít contain any perfume right now but I keep them there because I like the design. The taller...
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Thank you, N.CAL and hednic!
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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    The current tray, with newly added Angel Nova, the bottle of which always seems to be singing, “Let me entertain you!”


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    Re: Post a Picture of Your Scents - 2021

    Nice photo and perfume choice for an introduction. Welcome and enjoy Cuir Intense!
  73. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Angel Nova, getting to know it. For anyone wondering about longevity, I can still smell the drydown from having applied it (six short spritzes) yesterday morning about 25 hours ago. I donít know what...
  74. Re: If you were going to explore a house new to you...

    I have one Jeroboam perfume, Hauto; for those who like tuberose, a very natural-smelling rendition of the scent. Hope to eventually see your impressions of the line's offerings.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Thanks, cazaubon. To my nose it smells exactly like the bottle looks: rosey, fruity and sassy, yet with a quasi-animalic drydown surprise. Only started exploring Nova but those are my first...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Thanks, Juxtapozbliss!
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    Re: Shalimar Descendants

    Always nice to hear good news! Enjoy!
  78. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Now wearing Mugler Angel Nova, purchased downtown this very day. I’ve had it in mind for a long time and it just arrived here recently. First impression: :thumbsup: This is my little mini received...
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Today I went downtown to The Bay and bought the newly arrived Mugler Angel Nova, 50 ml refillable plus 10 ml purse size. After months of closing, merchants are very happy to be seeing customers again...
  80. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Wearing Chanel Chance edt. The pepper thread made me do it!
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    Re: Let's talk about "pepper"

    There are two perfumes with pepper I like very much—pink pepper in both cases, I believe: Chanel Chance (the edt, specifically) and Guerlain Hťritage. To my nose there is something uplifting in both...
  82. Re: If you were going to explore a house new to you...

    Sure, why not? It’s more about what one is tempted to try from having seen it or heard about it.


    Speaking of seen it or heard about it, I’ve seen the Armani Privť bottles in-store when...
  83. If you were going to explore a house new to you...

    ...which house would you turn to first?

    Right now I am wearing and enjoying a lot of Chanels and a couple of Guerlains and if a change feels necessary Iím satisfied to move around in the brands in...
  84. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    There’s actually a three-way fight going on right now between Beige, Le Lion and Gardťnia!
  85. Re: Today I finished - Perfumes used up in 2021

    Congrats and welcome. Now that Poudrť is finished, whatís next on the agenda?
  86. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Wow! That didnít take long. Congrats!


    Chanel Beige edp for me, still, as Iím considering reinstating it as my signature perfume.
  87. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    Thanks, PrinceRF. That sounds very inviting.
  88. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    I love the name Lemon Island. What is your take on the scent?
  89. Re: Your favorite budget friendly menís watches?

    I look at mechanical watches as little works of art, both inside and out, that you can carry around with you all day, look at them and enjoy them, and they perform a useful function to boot. They...
  90. Re: Your favourite light, weightless scent for someone with nausea

    Eau du Sud is IMO one of the best Goutals ever made. I hope it soothes your current condition. Enjoy!
  91. Re: Your favourite light, weightless scent for someone with nausea

    I havenít been in The Bay here but in Holt Renfrew Ogilvy customers canít touch the products either but the SAs wearing gloves will spray them for you. They have Goutal but the brand is a holdover...
  92. Re: Your favourite light, weightless scent for someone with nausea

    I havenít worn Mandragore very much to compare but recollection says they are very different types of fresh. As I recall, Mandragore is herbal/foresty while Líőle is tea/citrusy. As for musk, being...
  93. Re: Your favourite light, weightless scent for someone with nausea

    I have and enjoy L'őle au Thť. It is a (I think) green tea scent with a slightly smoky note and astringent citrus. But it may not be a good idea to trust my description because while to me it smells...
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    Re: Shalimar Descendants

    It's really funny to be talking about an "original" flanker…and all its little flanker flankers… The first one is the only one I've tried, the bottle having been received at a local Guerlain event...
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    Re: Shalimar Descendants

    The original Shalimar Souffle de Parfum is pretty nice. Maybe they should have stopped there. It strikes me as Shalimar-like with perhaps a dash of L'Heure Bleue and a citrus twist and, airy, as the...
  96. Re: If you could go back in time, which magical moment in your hobby would you want to live again?

    So sorry for the loss of your father, Jcelello. Your post brought me to tears. Being able to share interests with one’s dad is a wonderful thing to be cherished forever.
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    Re: Today I bought March 2021

    Are they mad?!
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    Re: Happy National Fragrance Day USA

    In this recording of sounds from Mars, the unpacking of large drums of perfume can definitely be heard!
    ...
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    Re: Happy International Fragrance day!

    Happy Fragrance Day to all!
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    Re: Shalimar Descendants

    Revival of this thread provides an opportunity to add Chanel Le Lion, which didnít exist a year ago and is known to evoke Shalimar.
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