This week, the Man himself, Grant Osborne. The founder of Basenotes
Job outside of BN?
My job outside of Basenotes is being a dad (I’m a single parent to my two children for half of the week)
Moment you decided to start the site?
There used the be a site called The Cologne Guy that had seemingly shut down a few years before. I was just getting into fragrance – as I had a job selling the stuff in a UK department store – and thought I could create something
This week is a Basenoter who creates: rynegne. The elaboration here is great. I added a few more questions pertaining to the craft. Enjoy!
Job outside of BN?
Marketing analyst and Webmaster at a medium-sized e-commerce company / Part-time Amateur Perfumer
How long have you been into fragrance?
I've been wearing fragrances since middle school, cheapies back then. So, I'd say about 15 years.
Do your friends and family ask you for advice
So, i figured I would use my blog to increase the kinship of the community. I will be doing interviews with several members of the site! I also find the emotional aspect really interesting, and it makes for great stories. Feel free to suggest improvements, im not and interviewer.... I think the first one went really well, and the responses could not have been better. So with this brief introduction I present....
Getting to Know a Basenote(r): deadidol
DelRae- Début, EDP
Darkest green surviving coolest, crispy nights
sparkling white angel's caps
float like so much dainty tulle.
If there were fairies, surely it would be here.
The snap of bergamot and linden blossom,
gay as a warbler's song, carry the happy notes
through the delicate breeze.
Gather as many as you can.
Updated 4th May 2014 at 05:14 PM by kumquat
In my Yacht Man reviews, Metal is up next, This is a very brave and potent woody citrus. Initially, it reminded me of the original formulation (1980s) of Chanel's Antaeus, but now I realize that it is almost identical to Allure Sport Homme. This may have been intended since they both arrive in metal flasks. The white musk is sweet and warm and it stays beneath a well-rounded, hearty center of citrus, cedar, and pepper, with a finish of a soft aquatic layer softly placed across the top of the whole