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Sniff Fest: Orientals
ScentFan 03.07.2014 | Perfumes by Note, Accord, Genre
Part 5 - Orientals with no Amber
...HaudajNO AMBERNow to explore the orientals without amber, but first the story.Servants the world over are of the opinion they know more than their masters. In this case, it is true. When Diba hears Fizur’s sad report of Yasmin's unhappiness, Diba unintentionally says out loud, “It’s all the...
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9 years ago
ScentFan
Sniff Fest: Orientals
ScentFan 02.07.2014 | Perfumes by Note, Accord, Genre
Part 4 - The Lighter Orientals
...war. Conquering enemies eases the suspicion that someone conquered his bride.Diba wants to go, too, but Fizur will not allow it. Faithful to his master, even when behaving badly, Fizur will stay to guard Walad at war and at home. He resolves not to drink from any more goblets while on duty, though...
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9 years ago
ScentFan
Sniff Fest: Orientals
ScentFan 06.06.2014 | Perfumes by Note, Accord, Genre
...utterly ribald, at least among the aristocracy. After the death of her beloved Albert, Queen Victoria was said to be sleeping with her riding master (I think he was), Brown. Churchill's mother slept with the king, and others, out in those grand country estates. Handkerchiefs were being dropped...
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9 years ago
Greysolon
Neil Morris fragrance discussion
Greysolon 04.02.2014 | Perfumes & Brands
Re: Neil Morris fragrance discussion
...sometimes intuitive structures and experimental forms. At its best, Ives' music represents some of the greatest works of the 20th century. He was a master of using dissonance in haunting and breathtakingly beautiful ways. His piece, Three Places in New England (especially the third movement, "The...
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9 years ago
Omni
The end of a love affair-Scents that have lost their magic ?
Omni 22.01.2014 | Miscellaneous
...t deal in lies,Or being hated, don't give way to hating,And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise:If you can dream - and not make dreams your master;If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim;If you can meet with Triumph and DisasterAnd treat those two impostors just the same;If you can...
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10 years ago
Gold
Good-smelling cheapies are hard to find
Gold 03.11.2013 | Miscellaneous
...original (which I don't like at all) and a warmer note ("praliné") which gives it an approachable, friendly feel. Annick Ménardo, of course, is a master perfumer, she designed this "cheapie" and did a good job. So what's not to like...
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9 years ago
What perfume have you bought recently?
18.03.2013 | Miscellaneous
...m trying to wean myself from too much buying but I'm having little luck in mastering my desires! Today I ordered a vintage Roma by Laura Biagiotti and I also purchased a vintage bottle of Acqua di Parma Profumo. I found a nice deal...
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11 years ago
Cincy
I'm wondering about these fairly mass market new Iris scents
Cincy 28.12.2012 | Perfumes by Note, Accord, Genre
...Bourdon for Frédéric Malle's collection, the most velvet, thick, luxurious. The least severe is Dior Homme. Polge has used a light, assured, masterly touch that turns this iris into the sheerest sheet of crisp silk, as close to perfection as it's possible to get. It has the grace of a Japanese...
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10 years ago
Ysbrand
Your Thoughts on the IFRA?
Ysbrand 18.11.2012 | Miscellaneous
...i dont know, endangered, fr example, that makes sense. But otherwise, put a label, a booklet if neccesary, detailing the ingedients. Anyways, the master touch of a genius perfumer is in the proportions, they all use same ingredients, for not talking about this machines that already tell you what does...
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