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, Iíve surprised myself. For instance, Iíve never considered Bulgari to be a very notable house, but theyíve 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, Iím 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. Iíve 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 Ė 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 ďwoody amberĒ aquatic-obsessed mass market of menís scents. It spawned so many threads on Basenotes that the admins jokingly
Sorry for yet another huge delay, but Iím still hereÖ For those just joining us, Iíve been working on this project, inspired by NowSmellThisís list of 100 Fragrances Every Perfumista Should Try, for a while now. Again, Iím 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, todayís continuation:
The Basenotes Darlings Ė Niche
Todayís 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, Iím no expert and I have no qualifications to do this whatsoever. Itís 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