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#11 becks

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    Posted 12 January 2008 - 10:35 AM

    Just a thought, but doesn't perfume attract mosquitoes? I was actually planning on leaving mine at home because of that fact (plus, mosquitoes LOVE me to begin with).

    That being said... don't laugh... Off! insect repellent comes in a pretty nice "tropical fresh" scent (part of their FamilyCare/Skintastic line). Its melony/tropical. I wouldn't call it "perfume"... but it's really not bad. And, frankly, anything I can do to avoid a bite...

    But, for light and fresh I highly recommend Bulgari's Tea collection (white is my fave), and the Issy Miyake is nice for the boys.

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    #12 Jenn

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      Posted 12 January 2008 - 03:26 PM

      Also try Hanae Mori Butterflys... its my everyday scent and I love it! Light and yet noticeable - has a lot of vanilla undertones too. My FI loves it, but I'm planning on wearing something different for the wedding - Lancome 2000 et une Roses. Its a discontinues scent that I used to love, and I managed to snag a bottle on Ebay! So psyched! Its very different from my norm, so I think FI will remember it.

      #13 boscobel

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        Posted 12 January 2008 - 03:43 PM

        I love the ide of something different, there are lots of threads that discuss this previously - do a search for signature scent. I still haven't found mine though....

        #14 march1508

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          Posted 12 January 2008 - 04:47 PM

          i love fantasy also by britney spears.. have you tried the blue one.. i think its called midnight fantasy.. omggggggggggggg..it smells so good..very similar to fantasy but its in a blue bottle instead of pink..

          #15 starchild

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            Posted 12 January 2008 - 04:58 PM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by Hopels
            Also try Hanae Mori Butterflys... its my everyday scent and I love it! Light and yet noticeable - has a lot of vanilla undertones too.
            Ooh I need to smell that, the original Hanae Mori is one of my favorite perfumes ever!

            #16 pouchie

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              Posted 12 January 2008 - 05:09 PM

              I am a huge fan of Victoria Secret Halo.

              #17 chicago88

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                Posted 12 January 2008 - 07:52 PM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by Heidi
                I LOVE Ralph Lauren Romance
                Ooh, me too! I wear it everyday!!



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                #18 JUSTUSTWO

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                  Posted 12 January 2008 - 09:23 PM

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                  Originally Posted by yari2566
                  I like that rationale...hmmm perhaps you changed my opinion.
                  Yup, I think you've changed my thinking on this too. I'd never even considered a new scent. FSIL got me Valentino Rock n Rose & FI Prada for xmas. We haven't opened them yet & I'm thinking we'll save those for the wedding. Thanks for the idea!

                  Other than that my everyday scents are Eternity Moment or DKNY Be Delicious. Since you all suggest it, I think I'm gonna check out Light Blue!

                  #19 KtownBride

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                    Posted 13 January 2008 - 07:35 PM

                    I love this idea. I never eally gave it much thought, but another thing on the "to do" list now, is buy new scents!!! Thanks for the great idea and suggestions!

                    #20 neen

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                      Posted 13 January 2008 - 07:46 PM

                      Quote:
                      Originally Posted by starchild
                      I'm against the grain on this one (surprise..lol). The perfumes I always wear remind me of old times, old people, sitting at work, etc. I guess we wanted something that only reminded us of us and that day. We both got a new scent for the wedding, and didn't wear it/smell it on eachother until we met at the alter.

                      Now, every time he wears it I am instantly transported back to that moment. It's like a little gift every time he puts it on...haha They say scents evoke the strongest memories....

                      Mine was Vera Wang, the orginal wedding scent (she has like 4 I think).

                      Hubby wore L'Homme by Yves St. Laurant. Both very light and happy scents.

                      Good luck!
                      I never thought of it that way...I might have to on a wedding day perfume hunt now...




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