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Musc Ravageur is definitely one I would like to try but it's unavailable in my city (Minneapolis), and I've had successes and failures in blind purchases but they were not near the price of Musc Ravageur. By the way, I was at Bloomingdale's and after trying Allure Homme I couldn't leave without purchasing it. I tried the Edition Blanche as well but the opening was far too lemony and the drydown, although very similar to the original, had something that was offputting.
On another note, I was thinking about trying L'instant de Guerlain, but didn't have space on my arm to test. Would you recommend this scent? The initial smell didn't do much for me and that's why I would like to try it on my arm to experience the drydown.
I'm sure you get lots of questions because you are listed as having the most reviews and hopefully you could recommend some fragrances for me. My question is sort of inline with the previous question regarding a "lady killer cologne". Instead of a lady killer cologne, I would like to know what colognes you find to be "Sexy" and suited for an evening with a woman that is young (I'm 22) yet sophisticated. I am sure it's hard to make a recommendation since much of this is based on personal taste, but to help you out, some of the fragrances that I currently wear are M7 (can't stand the first hour or so but love the scent afterwards), London, Narciso Rodriguez For Him, Terre d'Hermes, Antidote, Dirty English, and the less interesting Romance Silver and YSL l'homme. I also don't think I like gourmands either since I feel that the worst fragrance purchase I ever made was Dior Homme and I can't stand AMen by TM. I'm am very interested in what you think.
you are heavily experience in the world of fragrances and would like to know
whats your number 1 lady killer cologne?
Last March you reviewed Eau de Rochas and metioned that it had verbena in the opening. Seeing that you are a prolific reviewer, I hope you can enlighten me about other fragrances that offer a solid note (or two?) of verbena, a scent that I am finding--as I seriously explore the world of fragrance--I like very much. (Sillage/longevity are irrelevant.)
I read your review of Dulce de Leche and how it reminded you of a sweet, caramel-goat cheese from Mexico. I thought you might like to know you can get a delicious, sweet desert cheese made from sugar and goat's milk here in the states. I used to sell it at Hickory Farms. It is called Gjetost.
Hi Foetidus! Now i´m looking for a scent with good sillage that would have a proeminent cedar note... I would prefer if it would be freshy too, cause only cedar i think too dry! Thanks for your help always...
thank u so much
I want to buy my girlfriend a female version of Lagerfeld ('79). I see that you like it very much, as do I. It is my favorite, and would love is she could wear something like it, but in a feminine version. Thanks Foetidus if you can help.
Your review of Burberry London was so exact. My goodness. Right down to the thin drydown. You are remarkable. Have you thought about writing professionally about fragrances? Is there even such a profession?
Hi foetidus ............. I'm looking for your help
I love Givenchy Pour Homme so much but it doesn't last well on my skin niether the sillage is strong enough
Any recommendation of some fragrances that smell the same like Givenchy Pour Homme with much better longivity and sillage? ..... Thank you
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