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100 - 1914-2014 by E. Marinella

Piney/leathery/musky/citric perfection. No words to describe the beauty of this "immane" piece of italian sophistication. One of the veritable most sophisticated leather-based creations of the worldwide olfactory panorama. Fir resins, barks and greens provide a quite moody/restrained classy vibe. Musk and pink pepper enhance a markedly woody (rosewood?) masculine twist. A melancholic citric-woody suede, rich, elusive and royal. The balance's holy peak.
14th November, 2018 (last edited: 16th November, 2018)

Tabacco Imperiale by E. Marinella

Tobacco is one of my veritable favorite notes in perfumery. This E. Marinella's "based on a tobacco-foundation" creation is an "Imperial" take on tonkinian tobacco and one of my favorite takes on the exotic raw material along with Teatro Olfattivo di Parma Bell'Antonio, I profumi di Firenze Tabacco, Slumberhouse Baque, 525 Bourbon French Parfums For Man, Daniel Josier Ambre Tabac, Odori, Naomi Goodsir Bois d'Ascese, Santa Maria Novella Tabacco Toscano, Eau d'Italie Bois d'Ombrie, C&S Cuba, Note 33 Le Royal, Aramis Havana, Masque Montecristo, Remy Latour Cigar, Maison Margiela Jazz Club, Demeter Pipe Tobacco and Aquaflor Firenze La Habana (still looking forward to test for the first time Cuir Tabac David Jourquin for man). E. Marinella is a luxurious italian "high tailoring and luxury accessories" maison founded in Napoli. Tabacco Imperiale perfectly embodies the refined and classy philosophy of the brand. This fragrance opens with a intoxicating spicy/boozy blast (mild but never over the limit and kind of spicy/hesperidic) in order to evolve in to a exotic (but drier) ambery tobacco with nuances of cocoa beans, rum, spices, aromatic herbs and citrus. Fantastically balanced and perfectly blended concoction. A "far lands vanillic tonka bean" is a key element (well calibrated and never excessive) perfectly laced with spicy rum, tobacco and ylang-ylang (a further protagonist) in a quite evocative caribbean accord which is anyway moderated and held down to earth by a masterly italian old-school fougere twist. The final outcome is quite masculine, warm and seriously refined (but at same time slightly dirty, wild and sultry - due to a interaction between amber, resins and tobacco). Cocoa is definitely accessorial, never intrusive and kind of ideally "on the fence". Tobacco is never ashy or smoky (nor honeyed or typically pipe), it is basically leafy, agrestic and "perfumed". The juice is finally discreet, dry and really mature (after a long sultry journey). Excellent.
10th November, 2018 (last edited: 14th November, 2018)

Mandala by Masque

Masque Mandala is a really amazing juice straight from the woodland's inscrutable undergrowth. For all the lovers of woody/resinous pushed up spiciness this vaguely "indie" concoction could be the right beast. Opening alternates a sort of immediately intense fruity/viney spiciness, a plain stark woodiness (cedarwood in particular, yet emerging from the background) and a sort of woodsy aromatic mintiness straight from the angelica's greenness and the oakmoss (a mossy labdanum's sylvan general presence) from the deep dark/green forest. There is longly a sort of vaguely acid (ostensibly fruity and viney) tartness (a vibe which is typical of frankincense while combined with a intense fruity spiciness) apparently arousing the idea of a pomegranate/raspberries-presence (elements which are definitely not listed). Cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg represent the core of this "kind of artisanal" juice and these elements are strictly blended with frankincense and animal resins in a sort of almost "gluttonous" wild/bucolic mélange which is "nestled" in to a really dark woodsy general atmosphere of dry leaves, pine needles, bay leaves, laurel, dried fruits, berries and barks (an aura somewhat in the middle between Serge Lutens Fille en Aiguilles, several super spicy Slumberhouse's and the fruity/boozy Les Liquides Imaginaires Bello Rabello). I get for a while a sort of North American Indie's alchemic wild/artisanal "crudeness" but finally the juice cleans itself up in order to disclose a more civilized and dry spicy/chypre incensey soapy nature (delicate and balmy-woody). Dry down is quite stimulating with its kind of yummy appeal, really warm, smooth, still powerfully incensey, kind of "edible" (fruity-liquorous) and woody in to a creamy/resinous way.
P.S: finally a sort of more gassy woodiness "resists" and this final phase smells less definitely interesting and more nowadays "ordinary" and synthetic.
05th November, 2018 (last edited: 06th November, 2018)
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T for Him by Tommy Hilfiger

Zesty, aromatic, floral, soapy, in the same league as Joop Nighflight (which is superior) and many others.
29th October, 2018

Adidas Champions League by Adidas

Floral aromatic sporty patchouli with a final warmer smoother base of vanillic cashmeran and synth moss. Generic, a nowadays typical blend of dynamic patchouli/lavender, cardamom, ozonic molecules, florals (mostly violet) and warm woodiness. The smell conjures me a lot the "blue" Lanvin L'Homme ideally combined with Paco Rabanne Invictus and many other sporty Axe, Adidas, Boss (vaguely Night Time Bottled) and stuffs like those. Dry down is still metallic but warmer, spicier and sweeter with vague reminiscences of Only the Brave Diesel.
21st October, 2018

Mūsīqá Oud by Nishane

Nishane Musiqa Oud is a great powdery/woody neo chypre accord with talky-aromatic, spicy-incensey, oudish-animalic, woodsy-resinous, ambery and dry pencil shavings accents, like for an ideal mix of L'Artisan Parfumeur All Oudh, Tauer L'Air du Desert Marocain, MPeG Parfum d'Habit, Etro Patchouli, Shiseido Basala and Annick Goutal Ambre Fetiche (Montale Blu Amber jumps vaguely on mind as well). Opening is wet, intoxicating, dry woody (elements of dryness counteracting the spicy/fruity "wetness"), fruity and spicy incensey, an aromatic tornado quite inebriating and dangerous. A dry bold patchouli "kings up" the general powdery woodsy atmosphere rich of piquant aromatic spices, amber, resins, thirsty woods and oudh. Dry down is soapy-neutral, opaque and animalic. A dry woody/talky bliss, bold and charismatic from this interesting turkish perfum-house. Super tenacious. Recommended for the genre's lovers.
17th October, 2018 (last edited: 18th October, 2018)

Love In White by Creed

Lovely "white" bouquet of bright florals (mostly jasmine, talky iris and elegant magnolia), soapy/poudree balsams, orange blossoms and diaphane resins. The general Love in White's atmosphere is musky and remotely gourmandish. Dry down is almost yummy. Finally sandalwood takes the stage, kind of rosey, vaguely nutty-creamy, orangy and musky. A vaguely nostalgic fragrance. Not that kind of structure or complexity, this fragrance smells like a sort of classic (far) relative of a more modern-chic Costume National 21. Unisex.
17th October, 2018

Habit Rouge Dress Code by Guerlain

Yes, how to pay a loyal tribute to a giant of the worldwide perfumery by appointing a separate Habit Rouge with a final contemporary "fancy" soapy/chic (vaguely anisic-lipstick) leather/patchouli's resinous twist. A smooth mélange of almondy/spicy/caramellous/waxy praline, rounded rubbery rose, tonka and Guerlain's vanilla with a less powdery and more soapy-smooth Habit Rouge's wake. Habit Rouge Dress Code starts with a basically old school blast of boisterous spices, crisp bergamot and neroli supported by a touch of rose. This opening is faithful to the original but basically less angular (far less lemon and no lavender imo). It makes It still classic but not straightforwardly cologney. The heart is powerfully spicy and mastered by a dominant accord of clove, huge neroli and nutmeg still loyal to a classic HR Edt's laborious central stage (which is still in this phase powerfully hesperidic, rosey and chaotically spicy in a dusty/earthy/bitter way). All at once at this point Dress Code starts energically to deflect from the baroque rosey/hesperidic potpourri nature of its immane gigantic predecessor by sliding towards a super smooth and "cleaner" dry down of soft woody leather and cosmetical/"pralinic"/tonkinian balsams. The latter (vanilla in particular) are still vaguely in line with the landmark "Guerlinade" (tonka, spicy/almondy/aromatic frankincense, patchouli and benzoin) but in here more buttery chic, sweet, suedish/waxy and smooth, definitely less powdery (far less classically chypre), typically rooty and decadent. Patchouli is heady but is a rouded modern (slightly minty) caramellous soapy patch, a more typically spicy oriental leathery/pralinic patch wity a fancy/chic vaguely anisic spark (vague conjuration of the Lidge's dry down but still with the rosey/moody/melancholic HR's aristocratic twist). It is as caramel and waxy synth balminess finally (in Dress Code) absorb each (presumptively "nowadays" dirty) earthiness, barber shop aromatic crispiness, powdery "equestrian"" dirty woodiness and spicy opaque dustiness (of the classic Edt) in order to unfold a quite linear silkier sweet flow of elegantly moody and elusive soapiness with waxy/suedish/caramellous accents (but still with an aristocratic touch of honeyed/rosey/incensey patchouly). The final outcome is less gloriously aristocratic and more modernly spicy/oriental (still focused on rose/patchouli but with a far more crowd-captivating versatile soapy/oriental/leathery appeal). In conclusion, I'm aware Dress Code could bè more in line with a silkier cleaner contemporary (more minimalistic) sense of aesthetic. Indeed, despite I'm still "nostalgically" fond of my vintage Edt piece of decadent chypre aristocracy I know time and taste have drastically chaged and I rarely attend the palace of Versailles while attending more often shallow clubs and dirty urban latrines. Finally I've purchased a bottle of Dress Code, just few years ago such a blasphemy for me. I'm surprised how wonderfully it develops in my skin. Have a try guys, to each their own Habit Rouge.

15th October, 2018

Black Phantom : Memento Mori by By Kilian

By Kilian Black Phantom is a dark dandy of the velvety underground night, vaguely kind of bohemian and bizarre. I'd have sweared some red berries could have included in the mix (and peraphs caramel is melted with berrish honey). The juice is never sultry, there is something conjuring violets, red jams, liqueurs-creams and incenses. I don't detect almonds to bè honest while rum and sugar cane are there subtle and balanced. Along the trip the juice turns out even more sophisticated and soft, intriguing as a gothic castle. Dark chocolate? Mah, I don't get it while I can catch a touch of coffee included in the dark melange. Finally sandalwood jumps up, creamy, sugary and spicy and several Neela Vermeire creations as Bombay Bling or Trayee come vaguely on mind (and also creations as Balestra Diamante Nero woman, the new Givenchy Gentleman Eau de Parfum and Black Xs for women are there ready to come on mind on a certain extent). The smell ( even modern despite its sinister 800's-like aura) lingers on your skin so melancholic and gothic for many hours, as a black cape you are wearing while pacing the alleys of a monumental churchyard of a old medieval city.
14th October, 2018 (last edited: 15th October, 2018)

Love Affair Femme by José Eisenberg

Evanescent light floral water, musky and bright. In a first stage Love affair smells like a sort of watered down Narciso Rodriguez for her. Tobacco, sandalwood and black currant provide along the way a well rounded final wooden touch and more "presence". Citrus, spices and musk unfold a sheer (typically french) sparkling floral sophistication.
14th October, 2018

Coach for Men (new) by Coach

A beautiful suedish freshly cardamomish vetiver from Coach NY. Aromatic, greenish, delicately lemony, vaguely tea-veined (and "orientalist") a la Bvlgari Pour Homme Soir (probably the lemon-cardamom's effect), measured. A modern clean urban fragrance.
09th October, 2018

Ombré Leather by Tom Ford

A sombre, super smooth, mild, post-industrial rubbery leather. A fragrance for rebels and darkly metallic warriors of the inhuman "funky" megalopolis. Cardamom provides a wet-piquant undertone for a while. Uncompromising, smoky, gasolinic and monolithic like a darker Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia. Not my genre but it hits the spot.
PS: dry down is far milder, less "rebel" (less smoky) and more "social" (fancy and glamour), with a subtle ambery/floral wake.
09th October, 2018

Nouveau Monde by Louis Vuitton

A better version of Dueto Parfums City Oud, saffrony/cardamomish oudh (stout, chocolatey, piquant, oily and super tenacious) and ghostly rose. Opening is spicy, cedary, rooty and kind of pencil shavings while along the way a chocolatey resinous rosey saffron takes the stage as the main protagonist. Woods (also a tad of patchouli) are lingering around till the end (dry, somewhat "gasseous" and "salty"). I detect cardamom and a tad of black pepper. A virile juice. Nouveau Monde could last on skin more than seventy hours.
08th October, 2018 (last edited: 09th October, 2018)
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Second Skin by Anna Zworykina Perfumes

Anna Zworykina Second Skin proudly embodies a kind of indie super-massive concept of boozy fruity/flori-oriental, a ideal sort of mixture of several Slumberhouse's alchemies (Vikt, Sova, Jeke and Baque jump more than vaguely on mind) but with an its own mature european rosey/soapy/waxy final chyprey undertone a la Maai Bogue or (back in the past) Roccobacco and Youth Dew. Second skin is a warm, intimate, intellectual, assertive perfume, an animalic contemporary experience with an historical massive chypre background a la Zoologist Civet. Les Liquides Imaginaires Bello Rabelo is another syrupy viney juice jumping significantly on mind. Tobacco, immortelle (appointed in a burnt syrupy way a la Hdp 1740 Marquis de Sade), animalic resins and cognac are heady under my vulgar nose. Cognac in particular provides a quite dandy/lofty posh aura of luxurious leather upholstery-bound ambiences. Overall is supported by rooty/leafy elements from the "forest-undergrowth", orangy ylang-ylang and tuberose. The latter is a floral utterly influencing element (almost paired by ylang-ylang) implemented in a quite resinous burnt sugary "form". The juice is well appointed, super-calibrated, "huge", musky and wise, a "cultured" palatin 800's serum for womanizer idealists, ruined kinky noblemen and old parisian antique-dealers.
07th October, 2018 (last edited: 08th October, 2018)

Narciso Eau de Parfum Rouge by Narciso Rodriguez

Cosmetic-lipstick and sugary-poudree take on musky rose/iris and balmy/tonkinian notes. You can feel along the way various stages of musky soapiness (talky-sugary, milky, musky-neutral, balmy-woody and vaguely detergent). I don't catch the "rouge" side of the moon; this is white or "cream". Vetiver provides a touch of dry/airy woody freshness. Glamour-chic and vain mainstream creamy-floral Narciso's fragrance for a superficially "social, pseudo-cultural" metropolitan down town winter night.
01st October, 2018 (last edited: 02nd October, 2018)

Passion by Micallef

Golden and synthetic musky-resinous bomb from Micallef. Lacteous, dusty-sugary, woody and spicy. Passion's dry down is a resinous wake of spicy orange and more, something balmy-laundry, spicy-wet, white musky, candied and floral-chic, an ideal glamour combination of Costume National 21, Villoresi Iperborea, So Oud Nur and a whichever spicy benzoin around. I furthermore detect hints of spicy/incensey floral dustiness a la Amouage Opus III or several Memo. Heavy golden aristocratically "laced" Rinascimental bottle.
27th September, 2018 (last edited: 29th September, 2018)

Mon Paris Couture by Yves Saint Laurent

Raspberries, citrus, peony, lychee and grapefruit provide a sort of general intense tartness (conjuring me vaguely scents a la Gucci Flora, Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau Fresh and partially J'adore) supported by an obsessive and relentless musky floral influence, partially soothed along the way by ambroxan and a tad of woody vanilla. I suppose dry spices are included in the Mon Paris Couture's mix. Another scent coming on mind is vaguely l'Erbolario Magnolia for its floral tartness just partially soothed down at the end of the journey. Intensely feminine and super floral. Lot of synth musk, tart fruits and ambroxan. The formula is neither original nor exciting under my profane nose.
26th September, 2018

Musk Eau de Toilette by Alyssa Ashley

A soft floral fragrance which remains one of the white musk-references par excellence. Alyssa Ashley Musk is all about floral delicate white musk, powdered down by iris, violet "dust" and woods. Opening is kind of classically chypre with earthy, piquant, woodsy and leafy accents vaguely conjuring (just for a while) diverse types of perfumes (in their top stages) as Morris Gocce di Napoleons and (on a certain extent) La Perla. Gradually the juice evolves towards a more typical "status" of delicate and dreamy white musk a la Jovan or The body shop White Musk. Faint longevity on my skin.
26th September, 2018

Gucci Bloom Nettare di Fiori by Gucci

Creamy patchouli, balmy rose/jasmine and aristocratic osmanthus (Provencal and rare) for this floral semi-gourmand from Gucci (finally rosey/creamy and whitely musky) with a kind of victorian nostalgic floral vibe. Delicate and romantic as in a Doris Lessing's romance.
23rd September, 2018

L'Interdit (new) by Givenchy

L'Interdit new, a "new age" loyal revisitation of a left back glorious Givenchy's classic (variously "re-introduced by Givenchy), is a radiant soapy-chic accord of white flowers, fruits (peach, orange blossom), musk and balmy/eliotropic notes, something like a classic Ysatis (a more opulent giant) combined with a whichever "easier" contemporary Elie Saab Le Parfum and Chanel No 5 Eau Premiere (and on a lesser extent Lancome Poeme) which come vaguely on mind for their sensual/chic floral radiancy. The new version reduces aldehydes and spicy/earthy complexity while enhancing synth muskiness, balmy sweetness and light florals. I detect indeed peaches combined with rose, ambery tonka, musk and yes, kind of "aqueous" flowers as peony or osmanthus providing a veritable chic musky twist. The drydown effectively adds musky undertones with an ambery resinous kind of "shampooing" soapy aura. I get moderate sillage and good projection for the carefree kind of bright contemporary woman wearing this classic remake. I even detect that typical kind of "radiant" cool/anisic synth musky undertone of modern chic perfumes. The base is not that kind of disappointment, It is just more musky, rosey, "white" and clean, less articulated, mossy, earthy, green and spicy than the vintage version. Dry down is kind of linear, finally darker (plums, patchouli, tuberose??), yumier, in line with a part of the modern more "massive" musky-floral perfumery and a vague reminiscence of golden left over floral/tonkinian/resinous/vanillic/musky dry downs a la Cacharel LouLou. A good bright (more "classic in style") alternative to the various "new style" Eliee Saab Le Parfum, Narciso Rodriguez for her or the Alien's variations.

22nd September, 2018 (last edited: 23rd September, 2018)

R'osa by Acqua di Portofino

Acqua di Portofino R'osa is a refined powdery/musky accord of heliotropic rose/jasmine and fruity white musk. Tropical fruits and bergamot provide initially an aura which is all at once classic and exotic, while musk unfolds a sort of darker woodsy mossy neutraly. Opening is definitely wet, peppery, sparkling and hesperidic, a complex aristocratic blast and the most conservative (though vaguely fruity exotic) part of the whole olfactory appointment. The woman wearing R'osa is indeed extremely chic, vaguely snooty, slightly conservative and "high class" in her white linen-wide white trousers, the Hermes foulard, the 70's Ysl sun glasses and the wide brimmed hat. A vanillic core soon emerges with its charge of ambery/poudree brightness and a soapy sense of arcane rosey cleanliness. Sambac jasmine is the main floral presence so soapy and candid while rose emerges gradually in all its gorgeous musky neutrality. The general aura is talky and floral (with a spicy-musky, neutral and extremely chic secret background) with a tad of lofty exoticism conjuring cruise ships, gran galà and unforgetable happy memories.
03rd September, 2018 (last edited: 04th September, 2018)

Frutto della Passione / Passion Fruit by L'Erbolario

Bitter herbal (in the opening vaguely licoricey, cinnamonic and with a sweet/bitter burnt sugar-vibe) and soon fruity, classically chyprey, rooty/earthy, kind of berrish (raspberries/blackberries, passion fruit?), definitely resinous and vaguely stuffy-retro, something in the middle between Chacharel Eden, Serge Lutens Feminite du Bois, Etro Magot and The Vagabond Prince Enchanted Forest, overall in a very cheap but dignified format (as usual for L'Erbolario).
22nd August, 2018

Hugo Dark Blue by Hugo Boss

A fancy "downtown night out fragrance" with a citric/suedish twist, woods and a touch of cool resin. Yes a grower. Elegant and masculine (yes kind of "sporty/generic"). Ginger and sage provide a cool aromatic temperament. I get finally leather. Cool for clubbing and night-dates.
13th August, 2018

Aoud Sense by Montale

Aoud Sense is a simple creation based on a virile accord of spicy tangerine, synth ambergris, resins, rose and restrained woods. The rose-element is spicy, restrained and melancholic (because of woods and orange providing spicy/citrusy intensity). The citric element is central, slightly juicy and vaguely piquant (kind of masculine). The oudish presence affors a kind of finally resinous twist. A strong powerful testosteronic fragrance for sensualists and gymnastical fellows.
07th August, 2018

Prada L'Homme by Prada

Soapy/musky tonka, fresh cardamom, patchouli, talky iris and sharper geranium. Clean and soapy a la JpG Le Male (just less musky/aromatic and finally more discreet and classy). Patchouli jumps up after a while providing balance, a tad of structure and subtleness. Cardamom is fluidy (kind of "liquid"). Elegant but frankly too "inoffensive" and un-temperamental. Honestly not my genre.
29th July, 2018

Macaque by Zoologist Perfumes

A green, vegetal, botanic, eastern (far asian), meditative, harmonious atmosphere. Damp, fruity, fizzy-medicinal, gummy-aldehydic, musky greenness. Frankly the opening is kind of insufferable, one of the "hardest to tame" in contemporary perfumery. Zoologist Macaque's opening is super fizzy, sparkling and citric indeed, almost bursting of dry fruitiness, citric/berrish acidity and green bitterness. There is a tad of woodiness, some gumminess and "resinousity" as well, since this first stage under my ridiculus nose of province. A green tea's presence starts emerging with its charge of "angular fluidity" and floral leafiness. Synth resins, galbanum, green tea and sour fruitiness are the main elements of the fragrance's core. I definitely detect green apple and citrus. Something conjures me the grassy-gummy atmosphere aroused by scents from brands a la Oriza L. Legrand (Chypre Mousse) or Testa Maura (Carticasi). I detect this "secular forest's fresh-humus-aroma" rich of leaves, barks, cistus, mastic, mould, pine needles, aromatic herbs and oakmoss. Galbanum, connected to tart fruitiness and resins, arouses a sort of plastic pharmaceutical effect. I get more aoud than frankincense to bè honest (resins are more woody than ambery or incensey). Gradually, along the way, soothing balsams, honey, woody resins and floral patterns take softening the angular leafiness in order to provide a less vegetal and more properly musky-floral kind of vibe. Tea is still dominant but in a softer muskier floral way. In particular honey and white/yellow flowers provide a sort of mimosa/chamomille/magnolia/ylang-ylang-feel a la L'Erbolario Magnolia (fantastic fragrance). On this stage the juice is far more balanced, tamed, wise and harmonious (despite it is better to wait 3 hours before the huge fizzy tartness begins fading on the right level). The final wake is still musky-green but far less fruity and more kind of lightly rubbery, tea-oriented, honeyed and woody (but still too monolithic and intense for my full pleasure).
23rd July, 2018

Eryo Blue by Yves Rocher

A sort of icy kind of Cool Water finally light, inoffensive, crisp and metallic. Boring and ozonic.
21st July, 2018

Replica Soul of the Forest by Martin Margiela

Replica perfectly manages in here to combine a ashy/rubbery kind of spiritual leather aesthetic (with a sort of meditative steaming Buddhist Monastery's atmosphere), with a typically indie North American crude mossiness from the wilderness, a misty bitter herbal botanical alchemic twist and the darker more impenetrable mossy atmosphere from the appalling northern forests. A sort of Ideal combination of Profvmum Arso, Slumberhouse Norne (the soul of the forest), Veejaga Hashish Homme, Santa Maria Novella Nostalgia, Armani Privè Bois d'Encens and Tom Ford Bois Marocain. The dominant smoky vibe is gummy but tending to a sort of impervious rocky aridity. Cistus and patchouli enhances an evident earthiness just vaguely coloured by faint berrish fruity accents. A rubbery, incensey, darkly woodsy, mystic and assertive fragrance.
08th July, 2018

Replica Jazz Club by Martin Margiela

The smooth Replica Jazz Club hardly manages to evoke the licentious american jazz clubs-ambiences because of its kind of yummy too generically linear (un-dirty, un-boozy and seriously un-smokey) woody mellifluence. It is a quite vanillic sweety tobacco's rendition with a touch of Sheridan's and some dry woodiness. Jazz Club is indeed nothing more than a pleasant take on woody vanilla combined with yummy tobacco, neroli (quite present) and rum-cream. I even detect this generic woody (pencil-shavings like) vibe which is nowadays boring and mainstream. For a better alternative on the tasty theme stick to Franck Boclet Tobacco, Xerjoff Join the Club: Kind of Blue or several chep vanille tobaccos out there.
08th July, 2018

Lancetti Homme by Lancetti

Lancetti Lui (Homme) is a refined spicy/green/aromatic fragrance for men, founded on a well calibrated accord of citrus, artemisia, spicy geranium, resins, cedarwood and vetiver. The juice is classic in execution but quite modern and wearable. Aromatic herbs exalt the mediterranean nature of the juice. A minimal addition of soothing vanilla and tulu balsam (well combined with mild spices, resins, lemon and greens) soothens the elements providing a fantastically smooth refined final trail (spicy, citrusy, delicately floral, slightly balmy-resinous and vetiver-laced). Patchouli emerges gradually, well connected to subtle frankincense, vetiver and spices. Classy-virile-restrained-woody (a la Battistoni Marte, just spicier and brighter), fresh and vaguely exotic-resinous (a la Montana Parfum d'Homme). A great fragrance for office-wear but also for a "southern unforgetable spring time mediterranean holiday".
24th June, 2018