With September growing long in the tooth, and October on the horizon, I'm eyeing my recently-procured bottle of Azzaro's discontinued masterpiece, Acteur. Very soon it will be time to use this beautiful little gem of a men's fragrance, and revel in its unbelievable execution of incense, tobacco, woodsy cedars and dry florals, all capped with an amazing red apple top note that pervades through the entire body of the scent.
Why the suits
Every time I run out of fabric conditioner and make the trek to aisle twelve to restock, I seem to be faced with another row of new and fancy softner smells. From the days of picking between 'blue or 'white' (or if feeling daring, 'yellow'), the choice is exploding. Himalayan Melon & Jojoba vies with Emerald & Olive Blossom, and even a black clad range that looks pitched firmly at the 'twimoms'.
All this when I'm just making my peace with the traditional 'laundry musk' note.
Thanks to those, including Mickeba that pointed it out, I've fixed the searches for "Not Masculine", "Not Feminine" and "Not Shared" in the directory as they had become broken.
Originally Posted by kumquat
Richard E. Miller, 1924
Delicate but leathery,
this may be the ideal feminine accompaniment.
Tasteful florals are tempered by the subtle whisper of
grass and moss. Gentle, yet intriguing, I find this
a most pleasant companion.
The garden beckons for another cup of tea.
(Adornment) Guerlain translation is 'Adornment';
also means a matching set - earrings
Updated 13th September 2010 at 04:09 PM by kumquat
The only difference I see in this distinction is whether you're standing still or moving. If you're moving, the passage of air over the scented area is leaving a trail, and if you're still, it's evaporation without air friction.
If you're standing still, it's often a function of body temperature: if your body temperature is a little higher, you project a little more.
The distinction that is more telling to me is the one between sillage (or projection, if you must distinguish