One more vote here for the Italian names...I'd love to see a fragrance built around herbs such as oregano, basil...
First post for me too. Just received Milano Caffe No.3 and adore it as is. I could bathe in it. Damn but it makes me want to go to Milan! Much prefer the Italian names to Anglicised versions too. I wonder what it would be like with something salty under it all. A sourish sweaty note? I know that doesn't sound appealing but it would round out the whole cafe experience for me. Perhaps I should just wear it and go for a run around the block
hello Spookie, the new version, "Milano Caffé" number 4, is on its way to STC. I am so curious to see what those like you who liked the first one think of the evolved version.
"One more vote here for the Italian names...I'd love to see a fragrance built around herbs such as oregano, basil... "
Dear Possum-pie, you will get thrse in the next fragrance that I am preparing, "Cuore di Napoli".
Welcome Alrensald, if you want to post your comments here it would be nice, they are very interesting.
I received the new version of Milano Caffe. I liked the first one, but I much prefer this one. It is less "old man" and more elegant, something that women could wear. It has less spice and is slightly sweeter. The last one reminded me of coffee shops and their tobacco smell, but this one feels different, like walking through a street of a city of well dressed people and smelling the traces of their perfume.
Clarification please: must we order again from Surrender to Chance in order to smell the newer versions? Or will you (profumo) be sending us these versions because we commented and participated in the project? I have only received the one sample that I got from STC in the normal way, but I'd like to see how the fragrance is evolving. At this point, how many iterations have there been. It might be helpful for all of us involved if you could recap what has happened so far, and where we are at, and how we can all continue to participate.
E.g. Are we on the second, third or fourth version? I have smelled only one.
Was the first one that went out to the group called number 3?
How do we receive subsequent versions? e.g. version 4?
Dear Barry, every Basenoter can get the 2 free samples when they order their decants on STC, but the group members like wou who requested it were sent their second sample by STC. I am surprised that it did not arrive to you yet. Probably it did during your recent trip. I have asked Lisa to verify.
There are only 2 versions of the perfume, they are number 3, first version, and number 4, second version.
I strongly feel they the fragrance is now complete.
These are my reference numbers, because the perfume was done in 4 steps.
As for me in Italy I have been sending the 2 samples alond with every order.
I hope this clarifies and that you will soon get the second sample.
Sorry for the delay in getting this up here but I prefer the second version of the fragrance. I'm bad at picking out individual notes but there an addition of some notes/notes that I love that makes it a bit richer. To me it's a little less smoky and a little less of a true coffee scent and something I would be truly happy wearing!!