I can't remember the longevity of this particular one. I'm moving within a week so I've packed up all my samples bottles and (in this case) minis and sent them on ahead. I can't check on the longevity. In my original notes I wrote that the longevity was good, but I also wrote that the sandalwood / amber dry down was very light. Sorry, that's all I can come up with at the moment. Good luck.
Hey man, when you tested the 2006 Guess for man, did you happen to notice it's longevity? I'm curious if I had tried the same one you did, because I actually enjoyed it a lot but it is almost as if the smell stuck around for about 15 minutes.
I decided to order the samples. They are only 2 ml each, quite smaller than the ones you received, but I'm sure it will still be worth it. It's better than driving a couple hundred miles to Barneys in Chicago.
I see, I just went to their website and filled out a questionnaire. When you filled out the questionnaire did they mention that they would send you a sample? The said that I could love Musc Ravageur, but they didn't mention sending a sample. I also noticed you can get 3 samples for free, well sort of free since you do have to pay the 20 euro shipping cost, by simply placing an order. I expect that this is what I'll probably end up doing.
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...
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