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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Synching in Stash for a long shift today, & looking forward to a week off! :D
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    l'm going for woods for daytime, & incense for the evening today.

    For daytime l'm wearing Stash. The notes list says cedar & massoia wood, but l get a big slug of buttery sandalwood from this. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th November, 2020

    Wearing Stoned this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th November, 2020

    Morning all, Happy Birthday to mike :birthdays:, & a Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends across the pond! May you all find things to be grateful for in these crazy times.

    Wearing Sheer Obsession...
  5. Re: Favorite Actively Writing Basenotes Reviewers

    This! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

    Congrats on your new treasure, Jon! l've always thought those bottles were beautiful...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th November, 2020

    Cadjmere 18 this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Welcome back, mike! :vrolijk_26: Glad you had a good time.

    l have the day off, & l'm wearing Chypre oil by Body Shop, from my tiny decant.
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    Re: FAVORITE(s) from PARFUMERIE GENERALE?

    L'Ombre Fauve: animal fur & amber.

    Cadjmere 18: creamy woods, citrus peel & chocolately vanilla.

    For me these are both classy yet comforting.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    Have a safe journey home, foxbins!

    Nag Champa for bedtime.
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    Re: Best dark-gotic etat libre.

    Rien & Tom of Finland. l didn't find Archives 69 dark or gothic in the slightest.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wearing Stash for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Jon, your garden's looking lovely! :)

    Samsara this evening, vintage EDP.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd November, 2020

    Morning all!

    (((((khanada))))) l am so sorry to hear your friend passed away. Please accept my sincere condolences. l'll try to listen to that track later after work.

    foxbins, l'm enjoying...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st November, 2020

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday lsoE! :birthdays:

    l enjoyed Bronze Goddess so much last night that l'm wearing it again today, for a 9-5 shift. Hoping it'll help to counteract the grim, gloomy skies...
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    Re: One Creed for Tropical Weather

    Another vote for Virgin lsland Water, surely a must-try for a hot, tropical climate.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    :thumbsup:
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    Added a spritz of Bronze Goddess for this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Added a spritz of Bronze Goddess to complete the synch tonight. This smells amazing in the middle of winter. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Continuing to synch in Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle this evening.
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    Showered & switched to Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle by Lucy B, which l realised has three Ys, four if you count the house name! ;)

    l'll move on to Z for bedtime...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Twinning with kewart in lmperial Opoponax today.

    l'll shower later & probably do Y & Z for the evening!
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th November, 2020

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday to Kotori & LT! :birthdays::birthdays:

    lt's cold & grey here. l've been getting some more studying done this morning, before catching up on some housework.
    ...
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    Re: SP Parfum closing

    Sorry to hear this, thanks for the heads up.

    l tried Suntanglam & bought a bottle immediately. lt's one of my top favourites.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    lt's a cold, bright day here, & l have a couple of days off. Wearing Chasing Autumn to do some studying this morning.
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    This, without a doubt.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Sheer Obsession for another late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    khanada, l am so sorry. Sending you big virtual hugs & loving thoughts.

    foxbins, have a wonderful time & do let us know what perfumed treasures you find!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wearing Like This for my late shift today.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    l don't have a single fragrance with a Q in the name.

    l have 10 with a Y (& one of these has three Ys!).

    l have 2 with a Z: Bronze Goddess & a sample of Jungle Jezebel, plus 1 with an X:...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wearing Stash for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 15th November, 2020

    Afternoon all!

    We have a mix of sunshine & showers here. l'm wearing Midnight at the Crossroads Cafe.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 14th November, 2020

    Afternoon all, & Happy Birthday, hednic! :birthdays:

    l have the weekend off, & it's been pouring with rain all day so far. Thankfully l don't have to go anywhere!

    Wearing the sublimely...
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    Re: Fragrances that made you cry

    This.

    l have been known to laugh with joy occasionally, or tut or sigh with disappointment, but never cry.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    Happy Birthday, epapsiou! :birthdays:

    Continuing to synch in Nag Champa this evening.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Continuing to synch with more incense in Nag Champa this evening.
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    l've gone for Ghost today, for those tranquility-inducing notes of incense & roses.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Synching in Ghost for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th November, 2020

    Afternoon all, & Happy Birthday, PerfumedLady! :birthdays:

    l have the day off, & this morning l got the scissors out again & gave myself a haircut. My head feels so much lighter! :D Popping out...
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    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Just noticed (while looking up fragrances with "moon" in their name) that Wolf Moon by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab has three separate entries in the Directory.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    l would interpret this as a fragrance which instils a sense of tranquility, & for me this would be something with sandalwood or incense.

    Also, there are quite a few fragrances that reference the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 11th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Draining my sample of Majaina Sin, layered with Oriental Pearl, for my late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th November, 2020

    :laugh:

    Jon, that does indeed sound amazing! l look forward to your thoughts on the feminine version.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Giving a second wearing to my sample of Majaina Sin today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2020

    l've noticed this, too. :undecided:



    l do love that word, & learned it from Mr teardrop who is of course from Glasgow. lt describes this kind of day so perfectly!
    Glad it went ok for you at...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 9th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    lt's a bit dreich & drizzly here today. For my late shift l'm wearing the last of my sample of Vanille d'Ete, together with Oriental Pearl.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wearing Stash for work today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th November, 2020

    Yes!! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Echoing Jon's plea here!

    Vanille d'Ete for my late shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2020

    ExtremeK, hope you feel better soon!

    Switched to Like This for this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Avoiding watching the news here, but regularly checking the vote count on the BBC World News web page. lt's hard for us Brits to understand what on earth is taking them so long...
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Woke up this morning & remembered that l still have a sample of Club Design, left over from The Zoo Sample Pass. This one veers between powdery, musky florals & an accord of plastic, rubber & engine...
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    Re: what makes a scent "rich"

    This. The very opposite of light, sheer, fresh scents like citrus colognes.

    lt wouldn't occur to me to associate "rich" with money, in the context of perfume.
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    Re: Need a lusciously beautiful fragrance

    Hi Hema, do you have any ideas about which notes you prefer? "Feminine" can mean different things to different people. Do you like white florals, roses, rich, warm ambers or spices for example? lt...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    lt's my pleasure, & LOL at the goats! :D Perhaps someone who moved to the city from a Greek mountain village, who wants to be reminded of home??

    Congrats, Ryan!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

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    Anyone else notice a similarity here?? ;)
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    l'm in! :thumbsup:
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    Cook.bot, the Lumie Sunrise Alarm includes birdsong as one of a choice of natural sounds. l've been thinking of picking one of these up for a while myself!
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    Re: Modern Floriental To Replace Boucheron

    Welcome to basenotes! :)

    Perhaps Dior Addict?
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    Re: Your views on Cinema ?

    A classic floriental: honeyed florals & powdery amber, classy yet comforting. l used up my bottle of this some time ago, & l understand it's been discontinued, but l'd buy it again if l saw it at a...
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    Re: Sample of the Day - November 2020

    Finally got around to my sample of Majaina Sin by The Different Company today:

    This has a fruity opening, mainly orange, along with a tingle of ginger, almondy heliotrope, a smooth nuttiness & a...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    l have no ideas on what to wear for this synch, as l don't enjoy notes like metal, plastic, rubber or noxious chemicals. :rolleyesold: l think l'll sit this one out.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 5th November, 2020

    Afternoon all!

    l have a couple of days off, & this morning l went unscented for my appointment with the dental hygeinist. lt was only slightly painful, & my appointment with the dentist is next...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th November, 2020

    l can only echo everything Jon said. My heart goes out to everyone having to suffer through this.

    Wearing Chergui this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Looks like we have our first frost of the winter here, & l'm looking forward to some bright, crisp days after all the gloomy, wet weather we've had lately.

    Wearing Like This today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wishing for a peaceful & positive outcome for all our friends across the pond.

    lt's getting brighter & colder here, at last. l'm wearing Stash for a 9-5 shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 2nd November, 2020

    Morning all!

    Wearing Ghost for my late shift on this blustery day.
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    Sample of the Day - November 2020

    Looking forward to your impressions of whatever you're trying this month, folks! :smiley:

    l still have one untried sample waiting for my attention, & l hope to get around to it soon!
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st November, 2020

    Afternoon all!

    As Jon alluded to, we'll be going back into lockdown as of this Thursday, & l'm bummed because l had a haircut booked for Friday. :sad: Looks like the scissors will be coming out...
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    Re: Most worn in October 2020

    3 x Ghost, Santal Blush, Ambre Passion, Champaca Supercritique & Samsara

    2 x Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle, Santal Basmati, Vanille d'Ete, Oriental Pearl, Stash & Gardenia Supercritique

    1...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 31st October, 2020

    Afternoon all!

    l have the weekend off, & we're awaiting an announcement from Boris in just under an hour from now...

    RIP Sean Connery.

    l'm giving a second wearing to my sample of Midnight at...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    Still synching this evening in vintage Magie Noire. Not only is this fabulous fragrance decidedly dark & gothic, it has a witchy feel that makes it perfect for this almost-Halloween night. :D
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th October, 2020

    Continuing to synch in vintage Magie Noire this evening. l haven't worn this in ages, & l'd forgotten just how fabulous it is. Swooning with delight this Friday night! :D
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 30th October, 2020

    Morning all!

    Synching in the last of my decant of Black XS for a 9-5 shift today.
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    l've decided to drain what's left of my decant of Black XS (the men's version) tomorrow. l decanted this from a bottle that belonged to an ex. l eventually sold the bottle, but had to keep a little...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th October, 2020

    Sahara Noir this evening.

    Hugs & healing thoughts going out to all who need them.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 29th October, 2020

    Morning all!

    CuddleCat, healing wishes to your mum!

    mike, kudos to you for being so philosophical. You'll get there in the end l'm sure!

    Wearing Ghost for a long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2020

    Ambre Passion this evening.
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    l can still smell people just fine when l'm wearing a mask. And nothing will stop me wearing fragrance whenever l feel like it.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2020

    kewart, did you know that Boots offer a delivery service for prescription medicines? Worth looking into l'd say, with winter coming. Hope your infection clears up quickly!
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 28th October, 2020

    Morning all!

    l have the day off, & l'm feeling much calmer after a good night's sleep. l'm going to settle down to a bit of studying shortly, & probably pop out for groceries later.

    l'm...
  83. Re: Recommend me an affordable coconut fragrance please

    Welcome to basenotes!

    Demeter's Coconut is very affordable, too.
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2020

    l have a few ideas, but again it'll be a work day, so it might be an evening synch for me.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th October, 2020

    Thanks, you two! ;) Yes, my phrasing was unfortunate, but l was tired & p**sed off. l meant the day was shitty, not my beloved Samsara, which is a comfort scent l often turn to in the evening after a...
  86. Re: Anybosy else try Sarrah Jessica Parker Stash SJP?

    No, that was Lovely.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th October, 2020

    Joining in the group hug this evening after a totally shitty day in Samsara.

    Healing thoughts to all who need them, especially our dear Q. And Trilby, you & your family stay safe!
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 27th October, 2020

    Morning all!

    Santal Blush for another long shift today.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th October, 2020

    l agree. Hope you heal quickly, kewart!

    And Cook.bot, what a rude awakening! :shocked: Maybe they need to turn up the volume on that early alarm??
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    Re: A winter gourmand for a woman

    Welcome to basenotes! :smiley:

    Like This by Etat Libre d'Orange is surely a must-try in this category.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 26th October, 2020

    Morning all!

    Working a long shift today in Royal Egyptian Amber & Honeysuckle.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th October, 2020

    Yes, indeed he is! ;)

    Wearing Stoned this evening.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 25th October, 2020

    Morning all, & Happy BN-iversary, hednic!

    We're off out for an early lunch, to be back in time for the Rangers game, & hoping to dodge the heavy rain showers we're getting here. :vrolijk_1:

    l'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 24th October, 2020

    Evening all!

    After a much-needed long lie in, a cooked breakfast, a little light housework & a hot bath, l'm finally scented in Cashmere Musk by Ava Luxe. lt's pouring with rain outside, but we're...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2020

    l couldn't agree more! lt's been too mild here for me to wear this just yet this autumn, but l think after the equinox when the darker evenings come, l'll be pulling it out again for sure.

    ETA: l...
  96. Re: Looking for a rancid jasmine perfume, any recommendation?

    Tawaf by AbdesSalaam Attar Profumo.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2020

    Good to know that PerfumedLady is ok! :D

    lt's been a hell of a week. Finally relaxing & synching in L'Ombre Fauve after a steak dinner, a couple of glasses of vino & Harry Potter on the TV. Aah,...
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    Some very imaginative choices here today! :smiley:

    yellowtone, l'm wearing L'Ombre Fauve on your behalf. lt conjures perfectly the scent of a cat's warm, soft underbelly, & l need that kind of...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 23rd October, 2020

    Morning all, & Happy Birthday HoP! :birthdays:

    Good to see Ryan in yesterday's thread! :vrolijk_26:

    l plan to synch tonight, but for now l'm draining my sample of Champaca Supercritique, for...
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    l've always felt an affinity with cats. l'm thinking of going for Prowl by Neil Morris, or perhaps L'Ombre Fauve with its animal fur vibe. l'm not sure either of these are suitable for work though,...
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