Search:

Type: Posts; User: Diamond Joe; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    594

    Re: Parfums De Marly Herod Performance.

    This thread reminded me of a question I had regarding Parfums de Marly.

    Does anyone know how to check batch codes to tell what year a PdM fragrance was made? CheckFresh and CheckCosmetic both, do...
  2. Replies
    10
    Views
    594

    Re: Parfums De Marly Herod Performance.

    I own and love Layton - which is definitely beastly - but Herod does not come close to Layton in terms of projection or longevity. On one hand, that sucks, but on the other hand, you can spray Herod...
  3. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Hehe kind of like lipstick on the collar?? "I KNEW you were seeing Bois du Portugal while I was gone!!" Unfortunately I did get it on the polo shirt I was wearing yesterday but I buried it at the...
  4. Re: Pls recommend lavender/herbal fragrance (no.9 of max-10 collection)

    Platinum Egoiste would probably interest you. It has almost all of those notes you're looking for, with no vanilla in the drydown or anywhere else. Its lavender and geranium, with...
  5. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    8 sprays of Bois du Portugal today :laugh:

    Wife forbade my from wearing this fragrance, but she's gone for the weekend so I'm basking in the soapy/spicy/woody/barbershop beauty that is BdP
  6. Replies
    68
    Views
    1,734

    Re: Smells Like Money

    Out of the scents I've put my nose on, I think (like many others) that Tuscan Leather smells like you have money. I'd also agree with those who said Bois du Portugal, but that might just be because...
  7. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    I don't. I love TdH Parfum, its one of those that has perfect projection and for a citrus-y scent, has pretty good longevity. I probably wear 6-8 sprays of it usually.



    6 sprays of this today...
  8. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    IDK about that man. Its one of my favorite frags too, but value-for-dollar??? not sure how you're doing the math on that, but I'd say its a hard NO
  9. Replies
    9,792
    Views
    3,135,435

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Got three unsolicited compliments yesterday, at a funeral (OK, one woman complimented me twice, but still..)

    Fahrenheit Parfum
  10. Re: Pound for pound (or dollar, euro, whatever) what scents offer the most value?

    Well I came in this thread to write "6.7 ounce CK One Shock" but apparently a lot of other people recognize how great of a value this frag is.. Really if you're talking best bang for your buck, the...
  11. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Thanks! Those two were my favorites from the Tauer discovery set I ordered last month.

    I'm rapidly becoming enamored with Tauer fragrances, I feel like they have a lot to offer. Some beautiful,...
  12. Re: great fragrances with horrible topnote that you just have to wait through to get to the good par

    In my collection, I would say maybe Red Tobacco by Mancera has kind of an odd opening that I'm not in love with, but is sublime after it settles down. I'd second Bois du Portugal as well, not in love...
  13. Re: Lacoste L'Homme or Dolce and Gabbana The One

    Go with The One and overspray the crap out of it
  14. Re: Which Fragrance Are You Currently Waiting To Be Delivered In The Mail?

    Eagerly awaiting my FB Tauer order
    L'air du Desert Marocain
    Lonestar Memories
  15. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    Same here TL is my first love, the fragrance that got me into this hobby, and I've found my sweet spot to be right around the same amount. It seems to get stronger a few minutes after you spray it...
  16. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    5 sprays of Tuscan Leather

    feels like overspraying with this one
  17. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,497

    Re: Cedrat Boise - Your take on performance

    Damn, that IS outrageously cheap. Notino doesnt ship to USA though :sad:



    Damn, how long did it take you to go through 5 bottles of Cedrat Boise??
  18. Replies
    41
    Views
    1,497

    Re: Cedrat Boise - Your take on performance

    It lasts awhile on me, but because I love that fruity pebbles opening, I find myself re-spraying every couple of hours so I can't honestly say how long a single application lasts.
    It projects like...
  19. Replies
    9,792
    Views
    3,135,435

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    "Oh wow! You smell NICE" - lady I passed in the post office today

    Aventus
  20. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    TBH it was 9 sprays originally and then I switched my shirt so I went 3 more :laugh:
    ... and I was outside
  21. Replies
    63
    Views
    1,829

    Re: Your favorite 3 cheapies below €/$ 25,=

    I'm going to crib mine from the "Build a wardrobe for under $200" thread

    Montblanc Individuel
    Gianfranco Ferre L'Uomo
    CK One Shock
  22. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    12 sprays of L'ADDM
  23. Replies
    70
    Views
    1,875

    Re: What's Your Summer Rotation Looking Like?

    Also the same for me.

    I've found scents that I thought would not work in the summer, work fine. For example, Dior Homme Parfum. Thought it would be too heavy, cloying, in the heat. Nope. Ditto for...
  24. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    ^ yeah man, its not. You should be posting in the "under sprayers" thread :p
  25. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    16 sprays of The One EDP tonight. Sprayed at 3pm, still getting wafts of it at 10pm - 7 hours later.
  26. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,226

    Re: Rank My Fragrances

    LOL just goes to show how subjective this hobby is. I would say, the best fragrance on your list is The One EDP. I love it, think its a masterpiece, one of the most beautiful fragrances ever. One of...
  27. Replies
    49
    Views
    1,512

    Re: Thoughts on Straight to Heaven?

    Could you elaborate a little bit on the differences between the versions, and what you like/don't like about each?
  28. Replies
    49
    Views
    1,512

    Re: Thoughts on Straight to Heaven?

    Of the Kilian fragrances I've tried, its second only to Back to Black in my book. Beautiful boozy (and slightly fruity) cedarwood - I love it.

    What I don't like that much is the performance....
  29. Re: PDM Layton Exclusif what should I do ??

    Sounds to me like you didn't like it. So why are you even considering buying it?? Just because other people like it?? This hobby is overwhelmingly subjective, only buy stuff that YOU love.
    You can...
  30. Replies
    62
    Views
    2,142

    Re: Tuscan Leather Intense by Tom Ford

    Hahaha... seriously
  31. Replies
    160
    Views
    9,992

    Re: 1 House, 3 Colognes, for Life?

    Same. Except I would go 2017 version over 2012

    although if money were no object, I might change houses based on my favorite frag, Royal Oud. In which case I'd agree with these
  32. Re: Latest Roja Dove - Roja Love - Limited to 100 Pieces!

    Does it require a 2nd mortgage AND your first born, or just the 2nd mortgage?
  33. Re: Name the fragrance you tried/smelled today for the first time.

    Tauer - L'eau

    I loved it, thought it was beautiful - some orange/lemon/citrus with some beautiful fresh iris and clean ambergris.. but then a couple hours later... where did it go?? could smell it...
  34. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    ...and those 40 sprays were undetectable an hour later :grin:
  35. Replies
    67
    Views
    2,453

    Re: Favorite from your collection?

    Creed Royal Oud
  36. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,069

    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    I loved it. They tied it all up perfectly and then put a bow on it. Right down to Jons reunion with Ghost. That had to be one of the better series endings ever! You guys didnt like it?? It was...
  37. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,069

    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    I consider it more "Historical fiction" than fantasy. What makes it a fantasy? The Dragons? OK, fine. I personally choose to believe that dragons could have co-existed with humans millennia ago but...
  38. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    In honor of the Iron Throne, and the rightful King (Aegon Targaryen), 10 sprays of the King
    102672
  39. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,069

    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    Thank you sir.

    Unfortunately, I do not own this fragrance so I can't wear it tonight. I'm going to to have to go with the only reasonable choice in this matter. The KING!
  40. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,069

    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    "Dragon Blood (Cuir Vermillion) was launched in 2018. The nose behind this fragrance is Nikolay Eremin. Top notes are dragon blood resin, cardamom and black pepper; middle notes are coriander, cherry...
  41. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,069

    Re: SOTD: Game of Thrones edition!!

    Can anybody recommend a scent that starts off beautiful, interesting, compelling, well made and complex and by the end, collapses into an unrecognizable and confusing mess?
  42. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    12 sprays of The One EDP earlier tonight, and refreshed it with 4 more just now
  43. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,071

    Re: *Extreme* Over-Sprayers Lounge

    So 20 sprays qualifies you as an EXTREME over-sprayer?? :laugh:

    Its funny, to answer your question "whats the proper way to do this without failing miserably and stench-bombing a whole room?", I...
  44. Re: ‘Correct’ application of fragrances

    I was told the correct way to apply fragrance is to spray a wall and then press yourself against the wall where you sprayed. YMMV
  45. Replies
    67
    Views
    5,823

    Re: January Scent Projects

    Bumping this thread because I ordered some samples from January Scent Project over the weekend based on a recommendation from someone here that I try Burvuvu. (I love woody scents)

    I ordered...
  46. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays after my workout this afternoon. Love this Vanilla/Apple/Cardamom bomb :)
    102255
  47. Sticky: Re: For Beginners: Men + Women: Your Complete and Versatile EIGHT Bottle Wardrobe for $200 Or Less

    You know whats funny, Armani Lui was my signature scent for several years in the early 2000s. (Before I could afford to have a fragrance collection) I probably went through 3 or 4 bottles of that...
  48. Re: Eau Sauvage Parfum 2017 or Dior Homme Parfum

    Dior Homme Parfum and Eau Savuage 2017 are two of my all-time favorite fragrances. If you told me I could only have 5 fragrances moving forward, both would be on my list. But if you forced me to pick...
  49. Replies
    8
    Views
    724

    Re: Parfums de marly Pegasus

    I have not smelled Hypnotic Poison to compare the two, but Pegasus is mostly a creamy almond/vanilla/sandalwood to me, smells a bit like DiSaronno (Italian Liquor), I get a rootbeer vibe from it as...
  50. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,404

    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

    3rd. Layton is one of my favorite fragrances from ANY house
  51. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    8 years :eek:



    excellent excuse strategy! I'm going to keep that one in my back pocket. "What??? Its New York Intense, not Bois du Portugal!!! I TOLD you I would never wear BdP again, I wouldnt...
  52. Re: Scents that are surprisingly difficult to find

    I would say EVERY Dior parfum and its frustrating and confusing WHY
    Eau Sauvage, almost impossible to find. Dior Homme Parfum "discontinued"! although not really, just super hard to find. Ditto for...
  53. Re: Please recommend me some woody frags with less sweet for warm seasons

    Why can't you sample it? A couple people offering decants of it here I think.. ?
  54. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,071

    Re: CREED: Boi Du Portugal and Royal Oud

    I own and love both, although my wife hates Bois du Portugal for some reason, so I can only wear it when she's not around.

    That being said, I like Royal Oud better anyhow, I feel like it is a...
  55. Re: If NASA decide to send a fragrance out into outer space...

    /thread :grin:
  56. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,304

    Re: 'Parfum' Strength Male Fragrances...

    Not a fan of Dior Homme Parfum?

    Its performance is not debatable, its seriously 1 spray stuff that doesnt quit but obviously the scent is subjective. I personally cannot think of a more...
  57. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Probably a good point, I love the scent but have only reached for it twice in the past couple months, so.. yeah.
  58. Replies
    9,792
    Views
    3,135,435

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    The only thing that sucks about spraying on clothes, is that sometimes the fragrance lasts way too long. I wash my undergarments after one wear, but pants and shirts, I don't wash every time. And...
  59. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,305

    Re: The "oud" in Royal Oud

    You can pull it off. In any event, its not a sillage/projection monster, it stays mostly close to the skin.

    Also, if you're like myself, and wear fragrance for your own enjoyment... who cares how...
  60. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays of Jubilation XXV
  61. Re: A loner, an introvert, a gentleman, a bad boy

    I don't think Dior Homme Parfum is an acquired taste at all, I just think its flat out a masterpiece! I agree with tobacco-based, boozey and gourmand, and at the top of my list, not mentioned yet, is...
  62. Replies
    66
    Views
    2,463

    Re: Your most expensive blind buy?

    I agree, its not like if you hate it BOOM you're out $250 bucks, too bad for you. Solid chance somebody out there will buy it from you and you'll get your money back.

    But to answer the question,...
  63. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Creed pulling ahead in the late innings! 37-27 Damn. Guess it should be expected when asking fragrance aficionados

    Not sure what provoked such a strong reaction from her. I have worn other...
  64. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,143

    Re: Perfumes for Game of Thrones?

    I wish I could play this game but I just do not have a big enough mental fragrance library to associate a bunch of fictitious characters with specific fragrances.

    But I would like to complain...
  65. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    Well I just want to thank everybody for chiming in with opinions. The BN cognoscenti have spoken! (see what I did there :happy:) The final verdict, 30 for BdP, 25 for Wife. Its a clear victory for...
  66. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    No.
  67. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,305

    Re: The "oud" in Royal Oud

    Thanks for those sampling suggestions!
  68. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,305

    Re: The "oud" in Royal Oud

    I'm really hoping someone with a better nose than me will chime in on this, but to my nose the difference is minimal. If anything, the sandalwood is "creamier" in the current version (if that makes...
  69. Replies
    5
    Views
    610

    Re: 100ml Fake Aventus?

    There's fakes of everything, including $50 bottles of Versace or CK or Viktor & Rolfe or what have you

    You can bet your A$$ there are fakes of a $300+ fragrance
  70. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,305

    Re: The "oud" in Royal Oud

    I own an "original" 2011 bottle of Royal Oud (11X01) as well as a current version (17W01) and while the original is maybe a *little* bit more dense (in the top, mostly), to my nose they are almost...
  71. Re: Best Online Decant Sites For Male Fragrances?

    I honestly think Basenotes is the best place to find decants online. Shopping for decants is what led me to this community, and I'm glad it did!

    The only knock against BN is somewhat limited...
  72. Replies
    6
    Views
    862

    Re: How to Mature Creed Aventus?

    Just enjoy it as you would normally. It will "mature" over time, to the extent that it does at all.

    Its debatable (and is in fact frequently debated) if maturation really makes any difference with...
  73. Re: Is this Amoage Sunshine Authentic?? Fake vs Real

    Different Amouage, but maybe something helpful in this?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvTgJPgBJeY
  74. Re: Dior Homme Parfum - How does it compare to Dior Homme and Dior Homme Intense?

    These things ^^

    I adore DHP, and I agree with others that it is the most masculine of the line. I think it is a masterpiece, flat out, and in my top 5 all time fragrances. Absolutely masterful,...
  75. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,304

    Re: 'Parfum' Strength Male Fragrances...

    The "parfum" strength fragrances made by Dior are all home runs;
    Fahrenheit
    Eau Sauvage
    Homme

    all 3 are masterpieces in my opinion
  76. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    16 sprays - before bed?!?! LOL

    wow man. I'm not gonna lie, I will frequently spray something before bed (usually on the hand that rests on my pillow near my nose) but I don't think I've ever...
  77. Re: Is this Amoage Sunshine Authentic?? Fake vs Real

    Welcome to basenotes Mr Rave! I cannot speak on the authenticity of your Amouage, but I will go ahead and get out of the way all the things the more knowledgeable members are going to tell you.
    ...
  78. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,404

    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

    Mr Zealot Crusader, you are hands down my favorite fragrance reviewer here. Maybe the best reviewer of fragrance, PERIOD. I have the utmost respect for you.

    That being said. I have to respectfully...
  79. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,404

    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

    I paid $140 for 125ml Herod and I think like $170 for Layton, so yeah, in my opinon, Parfums de Marly offer pretty good value for the money
  80. Replies
    545
    Views
    41,441

    Sticky: Re: Missing from the directory

    Being a noob, I don't know how to submit anything to the directory, but it seems like an oversight not to have Gianfranco Ferre L'uomo in there. There are 25 fragrances from this house listed,...
  81. Replies
    142
    Views
    4,085

    Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    I have not smelled any 80's moss bombs. And I have never even heard of "cyphres". Do you mean "chypre"??
  82. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,404

    Re: Parfums de Marly Suggestions

    You can't go wrong with Layton, theres a reason its such a popular scent. My personal favorite is Herod, but thats because I love tobacco-based frags
  83. Replies
    142
    Views
    4,085

    Re: Most Mysterious Fragrance You Ever Smelled

    I've wanted to put my nose on this for a long time (due to the alleged association with 007...) but you can't find samples of it, so it seems like the only option is to blind buy it. Which seems...
  84. Re: You might be a fragrance addict if you.....

    Haha this came up TODAY for me.. Ferre L'uomo has been out for almost 3 years now!! whats the hold up?? wore it anyways :happy:
  85. Sticky: Re: For Beginners: Men + Women: Your Complete and Versatile EIGHT Bottle Wardrobe for $200 Or Less

    Well it wasnt recommended in this thread, but I've read about it repeatedly here, and I needed one more fragrance to hit the $100 mark to maximize my Fragrancenet coupon, so I blind bought Pasha de...
  86. Replies
    11
    Views
    998

    Re: Need Advice

    I own and love both so my advice is similar to others on here: sample first, and follow your nose.

    If you go to the "Fragrance Splits Board", you can easily find decants of both fragrances for...
  87. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    As expected almost every answer to my question has been truly excellent. Thank you guys for brightening my morning with funny, snide, smart and rational replies. Surprisingly (or perhaps not?) in the...
  88. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Re: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    smart, smart man.


    Ha! what kind of idiot do you think I am?? dont answer that. I don't want the decision made for me by HER!! I want it made for me by you guys!
  89. Replies
    75
    Views
    2,639

    Poll: Bois du Portugal or Divorce?

    My wife gave me the ultimatum last night. Her, or BdP by Creed. Hmmmmmmmm

    Bois du Portugal: Smells amazing. Expensive, but a one-time cost that lasts a long time due to strong projection. Always...
  90. Replies
    9,792
    Views
    3,135,435

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    ^ friend with benefits, perhaps??
  91. Re: New Here, currently one basic question as follows:

    Heh.. I was definitely curious about his application technique as well... now we'll never know :cry:
  92. Re: A lounge just for us "Over sprayers" to discuss our SOTD and how many sprays were needed.

    10 sprays of Bois du Portugal tonight

    Combined with the fact that my wife HATES this frag, for some reason, big mistake...
    BdP performs MUCH better than any other Creed in my (limited) experience
  93. Poll: Re: Most random question ever - which would you choose?

    I don't know anything about any of those fragrances, but.. Happy Birthday!!

    and good luck in your decision :) if you're anything like me, its a choice that you'll probably be happy with no matter...
  94. Re: New Here, currently one basic question as follows:

    Well a mod obviously cleaned up the bitching back and forth about it, but he insisted KKKaiser was NOT racist in any way lol it was just his initials and birth name or some such BS
  95. Re: New Here, currently one basic question as follows:

    You guys realize this user bailed on the forum and deleted his account, right?
  96. Replies
    51
    Views
    1,371

    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

    Thank you! :)
  97. Replies
    51
    Views
    1,371

    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

    1
    http://www.basenotes.net/photos/products/100/26132701-1253.jpg
    Royal Oud by Creed
    5 wears





    2
  98. Replies
    51
    Views
    1,371

    Re: Most Worn: April 2019

    Noob question: how do you guys get the list from your wardrobe to post here?
  99. Re: Three Latest Louis Vuitton Fragrances Now Available!

    Hehehe I see what you did there
  100. Replies
    9,792
    Views
    3,135,435

    Sticky: Re: Which scent gets you the most female compliments?

    Thats a bit of an exaggeration. While its not the longest lasting fragrance I own, it certainly lasts for at least 4 or 5 hours on my skin. And I can still smell it strongly on the shirt I was...
Results 1 to 100 of 225
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000