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Author Topic: Oyedo: Truly, madly, deeply  (Read 733 times)

christinedenice

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Oyedo: Truly, madly, deeply
« on: April 04, 2014, 02:55:06 PM »
I have fallen head-over-heels in love with Oyedo!

Curious about Tom Ford's Neroli, I stopped by the fragrance counter last week to test it, and found it not quite what I was looking for. The sales associate suggested Diptyque's Neroli, and that wasn't it, either. Then, she sprayed me with Oyedo. Hummm... wasn't sure...wanted to wear it for a bit...left the store.

By the time I'd reached my car, I was hooked, but I didn't turn around and buy it. Instead, went home and obsessively sniffed my wrist until there was no trace of the scent left (it lasted about four hours). The next day, I returned to the store and bought a bottle.

To me, Oyedo smells like orange soda or orange candy, sharp iris, and thyme. It takes me immediately to the garden of the house we lived in when I was four or five years old, whereI loved to smell the iris and tulips that bloomed in the late spring. It makes me so happy, I can't even describe it adequately.  :cloudnine:

Thank you, Thanna and Foo Dog for suggesting this awesome fragrance when we were discussing orange and other citrus fragrances last fall.
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makinalist

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Re: Oyedo: Truly, madly, deeply
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2014, 11:54:05 PM »
Ohh, my dear!  Isn't it wonderful when you find exactly what you wanted?  Something so perfect that you wouldn't change a thing.  Now you stay on guard for rumors of it being discontinued, so you can stockpile your precious in time.
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Styyna

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Re: Oyedo: Truly, madly, deeply
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014, 10:28:19 AM »
I'm so happy for you. That must be an indescribable feeling to find a scent that is so perfect and brings back such wonderful memories.
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SusieQ

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Re: Oyedo: Truly, madly, deeply
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2014, 10:41:07 PM »
That sounds lovely, Christine!  It's soo true that when you fall in-love with a product, they somehow know, and breaks your heart down the road. 
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