So here we are. 99 suggestions down. Because this has meandered for way longer than I thought it would, I wanted to make an easy-to-read list for my own sake, but Basenotes won't let me post a blog entry that long, so I guess I can't.
Frankly, I’ve surprised myself. For instance, I’ve never considered Bulgari to be a very notable house, but they’ve made this list three times. Of course, I intentionally avoided getting caught up making a list of the most notable classic feminine
Well, here we are. Almost finished. Of course, I’m not enough of a narcissist to actually think anyone is ever going to go out and sample all of these scents just because I wrote a silly blog, but I hope this had made some sort of sense and at least made for an enjoyable way to waste some time. I’ve tried to be educational (well, at least as much as an idiot like me can be) or at least thoughtful. Honestly, most of the serious guys (and ladies!) here have probably tried at least most of these
The Basenotes Darlings – Designer Scents
92. A*Men Pure Malt by Theiry Mugler
The malty beer smell of a microbrewery mixed with chocolate, Pure Malt is easily one of the most distinctive and creative scents to come out lately, especially in the “woody amber” aquatic-obsessed mass market of men’s scents. It spawned so many threads on Basenotes that the admins jokingly
Sorry for yet another huge delay, but I’m still here… For those just joining us, I’ve been working on this project, inspired by NowSmellThis’s list of 100 Fragrances Every Perfumista Should Try, for a while now. Again, I’m just an amateur with no qualifications, but I thought it would be fun to do something more focused on a masculine point of view. With that, today’s continuation:
The Basenotes Darlings – Niche
Today’s entry is going to be awfully
For anyone just joining me, this rather epic list of 100 scents is inspired by this list from Now Smell This. I wanted to do something similar, but from a masculine perspective. As I keep stating, I’m no expert and I have no qualifications to do this whatsoever. It’s all in fun and I hope that anyone with any suggestions or complaints will take the time to comment.
With that, any discussion of scents here has to include the Basenotes favorites, the often-recommended