This site has been so great for me, with all of you guys recommending the best Fragrances. Thank you everyone first and foremost for turning me on to some great colognes thus far.
Okay: so here is my situation.
I currently have in my collection the following:
Yves Saint Laurent - M7
Yves Saint Laurent - Body Kouros
Gucci - Envy
Versace - The Dreamer
Hermes - Terre d' Hermes
Not a bad selction right? All from
Le Feu d'Issey - Beautiful Loser
People in the past - such as ourselves - can be wrong about things. It's easy to be wrong. History is filled with instances where good things went unrecognized, or bad things prevailed. Sometimes we recognize good things later, and realize our mistake. Sometimes we don't. When we do recognize good things too late, at least - sometimes - we can
What does it mean to smell "old"?
There've been a couple of threads in the forums about this topic, and it seems like such a touchy one.
TDDanae's "Hurt Old Lady" thread was closed because it had become controversial, I think.
LedByMyNose's thread "Old Lady! Teenybopper! Ballbusting Exec!" led to a discussion of ageism.
I noticed that even guys' reviews of fragrances sometimes say "for old men."
Inspired by Redneck Perfumisto's plug of Chandler Burr's GQ article, I'm gonna see if I can't pare my wardrobe down to five fragrances that let you do anything in life, and smell great doing it.
1.) Aramis Havana. Serial readers saw that one coming after reading the title. It's a spicy, heavy, masculine fragrance that could be worn every day, or just for those special occasions. If you see fragrance as anything more than just something to keep you from stinking, you owe it to yourself
One of the people I'm most thankful for in the fragrance world is Chandler Burr. If you haven't read his fascinating book The Perfect Scent, then you've missed a great read. This book is so compelling, it made me a fan of Hermès and their line of fragrances long before I smelled even a single one. Burr's writing - so wonderful but seemingly so effortless - is simply transformative.
Well, if you want to take in a small sample of Burr's most practical thoughts
Updated 14th March 2009 at 11:24 PM by Redneck Perfumisto
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