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Fougère Bengale - Tiger, tiger, burning bright....

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Ormonde Woman - London calling - April 28, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

I remember being in London years ago and smelling Angel everywhere – on the tube, in shops, in pubs and restaurants. It seemed that everyone was wearing it. That happens sometimes with main brand scents – trendy, popular ones, good or bad, seem to dominate the air for a while. I suppose that’s what makes niche fragrances so appealing to me – you don’t smell like everyone else.
 

Bulgari Black - The puck stops here! - April 26, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

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Years ago when my mother-in-law visited us from England, she got a real kick out of a sign that hangs over our street: No Ball Hockey Playing on Street.

Passage d’Enfer - A new beginning.... - April 19, 2010 New Fragrance Listing

It started, again, with Passage d’Enfer. In a previous life, I collected fragrances, Rive Gauche, Joy, Shalimar….I wore them with abandon and sometimes nothing else.

I loved thinking about what scent would suit my mood I when I got dressed for the office in the morning or prepared for a night out. Who needed a signature scent? Why choose just one?

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