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February 2007

Sira Des Indes

Wednesday, 28 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Notes: magnolia champaca, banana accord, bergamot, pear, red berries, cardamom, musk, amber, vanilla and sandalwood. name refers to the South Indian dessert of cream of wheat, butter and sugar
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Ava Luxe

Tuesday, 27 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
"AVA LUXE is the collection of perfumes created by Serena Ava Franco. Serena lives in urban downtown San Diego California and draws inspiration from pop culture, music, art, the mystical and dreams." Snooping around the Internet for new and fabulo
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Chanel - Les Exclusifs, Part Deux

Monday, 26 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
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Sweet Dreams

Thursday, 22 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Sweet Oriental Dreams to be exact. Notes: Moroccan rose, loukhoum (honey, rose water, sugar, fruit, jam, nuts), almonds, vanilla Sniffing the juice in the vial, I can smell the roses. Once on, however, there's a strong cherry-almond smell coup
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Wednesday, 21 February 2007 8:15 A GMT-05
Maitre Perfumeur et Gantier Eau de Camelia Chinois Notes: exotic fruits, grapefruit, banana, bergamot, camellia tea leaves, basil, fir, musk, sandalwood Ok, so for someone who claims to hate floral scents, I can sure think of several I like. Th
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Tom Ford Black Orchid

Tuesday, 20 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
I've heard lots of things about Tom Ford Black Orchid, not a lot of them good, so I've been a bit intimidated to actually apply the stuff to my skin to give it a thorough review. Back in November, I sniffed some on a piece of card at Saks in NY, and
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Manly Scents

Monday, 19 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
I'm trying to turn my husband into a Pefumeo, and I'm not sure it's working. Last fall, I managed to convince him to write a few words (he is a writer) about some men's fragrances for a column on my other blog. I'm reprinting it here, as I'd like h
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Chanel - Les Exclusifs

Friday, 16 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
No.18 Notes: ambrette seed Coromandel Notes: amber, vanilla Eau de Cologne Notes: musk, neroli, vetiver
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Thursday, 15 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
Beleza Notes: Mysore sandalwood, musk, orchids, Tahitian vanilla bean The opening note is definitely vanilla, but it has a taint of Windex to it Desejo Notes: pomegranate, cassis, peach, violet, ylang ylang, Ghanan cacao, Bulgarian blond to
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Light, Sparkling, and Clean?

Tuesday, 13 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
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An Irate Customer

Monday, 12 February 2007 11:45 A GMT-05
I worked in retail sales for a number of years, both in a bookstore and for a fine jeweler. In both places, I was taught to be patient with customers, help them with whatever they need, no matter how silly I may think it is, and yes, that old chestn
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More Chocolate

Saturday, 10 February 2007 3:42 P GMT-05
Ayala Moriel Roses et Chocolat Notes: pink pepper, nutmeg, mace, turkish rose, rose Maroc, may rose, cocoa absolute, benzoin, amber Roses et Chocolat opens with a dry chocolate scent, like that of an ancient chocolate bar, forgotten and left to
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Bond No. 9 Bryant Park

Thursday, 8 February 2007 8:15 A GMT-05
Bryant Park is the latest fragrance from New York-based perfumer Bond No. 9. It was created by perfumer Michel Almairac, and is described as "a rose-patchouli concoction with pink pepper added for dissonance." Notes: rose, patchouli, pink pe
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Chocolatey Goodness

Wednesday, 7 February 2007 9:17 A GMT-05
Comme des Garcons Series 7 Sweet Spicy Cocoa Notes: bergamot, grapefruit, black chocolate, cardamom, fennel, coriander, black pepper, chilli, absolute cocoa Comme des Garcons was established in 1973 by Rei Kawakubo in Tokyo. Their fashions are r
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Monday, 5 February 2007 8:12 A GMT-05
Daim Blond Notes: hawthorn, cardamom, iris, apricot stone, pallida, musk, heliotrope, leather
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Oh, My Luve’s Like a Red, Red Rose

Friday, 2 February 2007 12:00 A GMT-05
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Thursday, 1 February 2007 10:17 A GMT-05
The Different Company Osmanthus Notes: osmanthus fragrans (China), leaf green, bergamot, orange, tangerine, rose, rose bay, castoreum, hay, musk I love the smell of the Henri Bendel Osmanthus candles sold at Bath and Body Works, an intoxicatin
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