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  1. Re: Balsamic Ouds - what's out there? (myrrh etc)

    Fahrenheit Absolute would be my first call on this if it wasn't discontinued although still available if you look for it. Ditto Halston Man Amber.

    YSL M7 has both floating around, in any of the...
  2. Re: Dior Spice Blend or Balade Sauvage?

    Difficult to say as it's alway been soft but very, very persistent as noted above - it's a bit of an ambroxan bomb. The current version is by Francois Demachy I believe and the original by Annick...
  3. Re: Captain Fawcett's Booze & Baccy Eau de Parfum

    I need to give this another wear, haven't worn it for a long time. Based on memory alone, I can see how some people might see it as challenging. I didn't but I don't really think of perfume like that...
  4. Re: Why do some people hate fragrance this much?

    This made me think of some of the reactions on here when someone mentions wearing fragrance in the gym :vrolijk_1:
  5. Re: Observtion on Bogart Pour Homme, which arrived today

    They're both tonka bombs so have that in common.
  6. Re: Scent of a freshly mown or late season prairie (hay, chamomile, narcissus, coumarin, broom)

    Lush's The Smell of Weather Turning has a strong hay "feel" to it.
  7. Re: Maybe a crazy question.What do you think of the term "Fragrance Community"?

    FragSlut? I feel seen.

    Caught in fragrante delicto.
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    Re: Save Money and Buy Big ?

    Sounds like a goal for 2020!

    All of my big bottle are, I think, Dior:

    125ml Bois d'Argent
    250ml Mitzah
    200ml Fahrenheit Cologne
    150ml Homme
    150ml Homme Intense
    150ml Homme Eau for Men
  9. Re: Star Wars Characters And Their Corresponding Fragrance

    Wicket wears Armani - Stronger with Yubyub

    Next up: young Lando Calrissian
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    Re: Dior Homme the nouveau parfum

    Parfum can just mean perfume or fragrance and not be specifically linked to a concentration, as in this case.
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    Re: Your fragrance wanderings this year

    Vetiver and Mitsouko. Nothing more to add.
  12. Re: If you could only wear (3 fragrances of) 1 house for the next year...

    Lush would be a good call. I'd probably go with:

    Breath of God
    Stayin' Alive
    1000 Kisses Deep

    I could also do the Lalique Encre Noire trio and have it as variations on a signature. I actually...
  13. Re: Star Wars Characters And Their Corresponding Fragrance

    Uncle Owen - Bleu Milk de Chanel

    Y'all missed out anything from Rogue Perfumery for Ms Erso, though.

    Next up: Sheev Palpatine as he appears in the latest film
  14. Re: Star Wars Characters And Their Corresponding Fragrance

    Han Solo in Empire - Prada Luna Rossa Carbonite

    Next up - General Grievous
  15. Re: If you could only wear (3 fragrances of) 1 house for the next year...

    Either Dior:

    Homme Parfum
    Eau Sauvage Parfum 2012
    Bois d'Argent or Fahrenheit EDT

    or Guerlain:

    Mitsouko EDP or parfum
    Shalimar EDT
  16. Re: Guerlain Women’s Fragrances Men Easily Wear?

    I own and wear:

    Shalimar EDT
    Shalimar Parfum Initial EDP
    Shalimar Parfum Initial L'Eau EDT
    Jicky EDP
    Samsara EDP
    Samsara EDT
    Mitsouko EDP
    Mitsouko EDT
  17. Re: Has Paul Smith London been relaunched?

    Picked this up today after smelling the tester in Debenhams. I used to wear the EDT back in the day and hadn't smelt it for ages but it was instantly recognisable and I bought it on the spot. Not...
  18. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    I smelt the OG DH (as in with iris - no idea of formula) on someone in passing today and I'd forgotten how nice a trail it leaves. I'll be wearing it again today because of this. Will be interesting...
  19. Re: perfume containing real mysore sandalwood ?

    I'm just going by what's on the site, a quick search of "sandalwood" on the site brings up several different types of sandalwood-related ingredients, products that use those ingredients, and some...
  20. Re: perfume containing real mysore sandalwood ?

    It's listed as one of their ingredients on their site but with no associated products right now.
  21. Re: Uh oh.. Massive fragrance changes in 2021/2022. (opoponax, jasmine, ylang ylang)..

    I was joking...
  22. Re: perfume containing real mysore sandalwood ?

    Lush use Indian sandalwood in some of their products. Might be worth having a closer look.
  23. Re: Uh oh.. Massive fragrance changes in 2021/2022. (opoponax, jasmine, ylang ylang)..

    Except by then every workplace in the USA will have banned perfume. It will become an underground pastime. Prohibition with a lot more white florals.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Lolita Lempicka au Masculine Intense today - working from home and got up as late as possible so wanted something that's fairly short lived on my skin so I don't mind washing it off when I shower...
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    Re: Sandalwood struggle

    I came here to say this. Go for the woodier, creamier EDP over the greener EDT. Both are very good though.
  26. Re: My dirt cheap favorite tobacco scents

    It's the same OP.
  27. Re: Anything out there similar to Pure Havane or Malt that is a bit less sweet...

    You'd get one hell of a shock if you sprayed Ambrarem on you and expected something similar to the Muglers! Can I watch it happen please? :lolk:
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    Re: Mitsouko Centenary

    I received a 1999 bottle of the EDP today and wearing it now. Lovely stuff.
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    Re: T K Maxx

    TK Maxx Bullring Birmingham had Fucking Fabulous in a couple of days ago, along with a couple of Bentleys (Momentum Intense and Azure) and Encre Noire.

    Anyone local (paging Ifti!) should check...
  30. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    This is for the UK though, and I smell Sauvage everywhere. I probably smell it five times a week, minimum.
  31. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    I'd rather shit in my hands and clap than go for a drink down there!
  32. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    I'm not surprised by the JPG and Issey ones there - but I'm in the UK so probably have a better vantage point! One of my closest mate's all-time favourite fragrance is Le Male, and he was only four...
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    Re: Dior Homme

    The current versions are very good, each reformulation has changed the scent slightly as opposed to cheapening it in my view. I prefer the original version of DH but because I like the underlying,...
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    Re: Fragrance Recommendation

    Histoires des Parfums Ambre 114
    Annick Goutal Ambre Fetiche
    Bentley For Men Intense
    Paco Rabanne 1 Million Prive - very much in the vein of Oajan but with more myrrh and pipe tobacco. Cheaper and,...
  35. Re: Does the 450ml Dior Feve Delicieuse have a sprayer?

    I'm surprised they wanted to charge for them! I would have told them to cancel my order in protest (and then bought them online anyway if they called my bluff - gotta save face, haven't you!)...
  36. Re: Dior Sauvage Tops All Men's Fragrance Sales In UK This Christmas Season

    I'm not surprised by most of that list, even if it's a thinly-disguised piece of PR for Escentual. Listing them that way was a clever way to get Aventus in there; wonder if Esscentual are looking to...
  37. Re: Does the 450ml Dior Feve Delicieuse have a sprayer?

    I'm sure if you contacted Dior directly they would try and help with the sprayer if at all possible.
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    Re: New Chergui

    I've always found it powdery but haven't tried the earliest versions. But it's a tonka bomb, so I would expect it to be powdery. I've always taken the tonka in this to be part of both the tobacco...
  39. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    All of this because someone told Jeremy something!

    FWIW there was always some overlap between the concentrations anyway, so an EDT could have a higher concentration than an EDP. You can see here...
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    Re: Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    A miasma of lies?
  41. Re: Fragrance Industry Secret Revealed.. is it true?

    Concentration has never guaranteed a certain level of performance anyway, so to expect something to "perform like an EDP" is bollocks.
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    Re: Opinion: What should this guy wear?

    I was going to say that he wouldn't wear anything more fragrant than a splash aftershave.
  43. Re: What are some good Vanilla scents for under $100.

    This, surprised it's not been mentioned more by people but think non-Europeans can't get it for the same great prices as we can here.

    Also, Lush's Vanillary.
  44. Re: Disappointed with Performance of Encre Noire a l'Extreme

    It lasts for hours on me. One of my all-time favourites.
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    Re: Dior Homme Parfum?

    John Lewis and Debenhams have it in stock - it reappeared in the UK recently.
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    Re: T K Maxx

    I don't normally bother with that one because it can be a nause on the parking and driving front but had parked down by the army surplus place down the road so went up for a wander. I would have...
  47. Re: Thoughts on the Dior "parfum" flankers

    The three you mention are favourites of mine. DHP could quite easily be my signature if I wasn't worried about it being discontinued - I don't find it as formal or dressy or whatever as others do....
  48. Re: Best "Medicinal," "Ascerbic," "Clinical" Fragrance?

    Gucci Guilty Absolute pour Homme was my first thought.

    OP, have you tried the original Aramis Perfume Calligraphy? That has a strong saffron presence to it. It also has a strong myrrh note though...
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Selly Oak TK Maxx in Brumtown currently has 50ml of Mitsouko EDT for £25 and 100ml of Bentley for Men Absolute for £25 too, amongst others which includes Youth Dew, a couple of Cartiers (Pasha Edtion...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Bentley for Men Absolute because I saw it on sale somewhere and that reminded me that I'd not worn it for ages. It's a persistent, low-key bugger (that's a compliment in this context!).
  51. Re: do yo recommend me gucci guilty absolute pour homme for winter ?

    Try just spraying your forearms one day when you can wear short sleeves and see how long it appears to last then. In my experience, spraying anywhere above chest height gives me a false impression of...
  52. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    Same here, and the compliments come from both women and men and are generally pretty effusive.
  53. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    I think if many women wanted their men to smell "masculine" as implied here, the current state of designer perfumery would reflect that on a broader scale.
  54. Re: Would you wear Dior Homme or Dior Homme Intense on a first date?

    Yeah , you'll be fine. I'd wear DH for a quieter date, such as just hanging out in a coffee shop and chatting; and DHI for a date in a more dynamic or outdoors setting.



    So you have the...
  55. Re: Men that wear Chanel No 19 and Cristalle EDT or EDP?

    EDT for No.19, and I haven't tried the other.
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    Re: My huge haul!

    I'll be re-enacting this thread through the medium of interpretive dance tomorrow. As soon as the ban hammer has been packed away.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I'm wearing Mitsouko EDT and Shalimar EDT, just too try something out.

    I was having a chat with the manager of the Guerlain concession in a department store in town yesterday, just a general...
  58. Re: Hey Basenotes, is there a beef with Byron Parfums?

    Yeah, account was created just over a year ago and OP has been biding their time since then waiting for the right moment to spring this on us :lolk:
  59. Re: What kind of man can pull off Dior Homme Intense?

    Agree with this.
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    Mitsouko. Because Mitsouko.
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    Re: Favorite ‘warm-spicy’ fragrance

    Some good stuff here but some I wouldn't have suggested based on your preferences in your OP. Oajan is focussed on honey and I find it very gourmand, personally. Meharees leans gourmanish to my nose,...
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    Re: Why did you wear what you wore today..

    I've got a long day at work today so went with a judicious application of Dior's Eau Sauvage Parfum 2012 as I wanted something that would last the course.
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    Re: Bois d'Iris and Bois d'Argent

    Good shout - I'd assumed the VC&A one in my answer. I did wear it since my post above and found it sweeter than BdI but not cloying. I think I prefer the Dior but it's a close call.
  64. Re: Amber Sultan, Amber 114, or Grand Soir

    Ambre 114 from those listed. But Ambre Fetiche and Ambre Loup would be my two preferences.
  65. Re: Top ten list of favourite fragrances that can be got for $60 or less

    In no order and off the top of my head:

    Versace The Dreamer
    Cartier Declaration
    Dior Homme
    Lalique Encre Noire
    Lalique Encre Noire a l'Extreme
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Guerlain Jicky EDP
    Lush...
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    I went for that style bottle for the EDP over the refillable version. It's a hefty piece of kit, very nice indeed.
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    Re: Latest Cartier - L'Envol Parfum!

    Not smelt it yet but will do so at the earliest possible opportunity and report back!
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    Re: Which Guerlain next?

    It's pretty much the same as Songe d'un Bois d'Ete to my nose and well worth trying - would be my recommendation here after the classics mentioned above.



    I love Ambre Eternel, at it's one of...
  69. Re: Dior Homme Parfum and Fahrenheit Le Parfum Discontinued?

    Interesting, because I don't think Debenhams carried it the first time around - not sure about JL, I never saw it in their shops anyway. If it's back with these two, I would imagine it's new stock...
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    Re: T K Maxx

    Cheers for the heads up on these. I'm in town on Saturday and have something to take back to Tacky Maxx. It was going to be for a refund but may well end up an exchange now...I've not bought anything...
  71. Re: jaipur homme boucheron edt and edp notes?

    I own both but would quite happily sacrifice the EDP - not because it's redundant, but because it's a less enjoyable wear for me. There are clear differences between the two to my nose, and the EDP...
  72. Re: What’s your favorite cardamom forward scent?

    I never think of Jaipur Homme as having cardamom but it does in the EDP, of course - I stick mainly to the EDT myself.



    This is a lovely one. I prefer the EDT to the parfum.

    There's a lovely...
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    Re: Prada Luna Rossa Carbon is good

    I'd agree. A lot of their stuff falls into the "classy dumb reach" category that never existed until I just made it up.

    I like a few of their infusion scents and own three of them. The Amber range...
  74. Re: A new Dior Homme fragrance is on its way, apparently

    They have the Dior Homme Sport spray and it's a decent scent to be honest, was surprised by its performance when I tried it on skin a while back but ended up getting Eau Sauvage Extreme.
    ...
  75. Re: Similar to Carven (Original) Vetiver

    Is there much difference between versions of the Carven? Could probably search for this but making convo instead ha.

    I'm partial to a couple of drops of vetiver essential oil mixed in with plain...
  76. Re: Lacoste Booster (Coty) or Lush Dirty (Body Spray) - Mint Fragrance

    I just checked, and I have the P&G version of Booster so can't comment on the Coty one. My version performs very strongly in terms of projection, with average longevity.

    If you like Booster the...
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    Re: Gucci Guilty Absolute with ?????

    I can see that working nicely and will be trying it out today for myself!
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    Re: Jaipur , blind buy ?

    I have both and prefer the EDT by quite a long shot although the EDP is well made. It's the EDP that's the cloying one in my experience - worth calling this out in the context of some of the comments...
  79. Re: Open, by Roger and Gallet, is it discontinued? Anyone own and or wear this now?

    It's a bit of a beast on my skin.
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    Re: Fantasy Flankers

    I might hold on for the Extreme flanker of this flanker tbh
  81. Re: Five Female Fragrances From Fragrance Houses Men Can Easily Wear?

    It would be interesting to see what their thoughts were if they smelt them all blind and were just asked for their opinions on the perfume. No mention of gender or even what you're trying to find...
  82. Re: Today can in the mail Declaration Cartier and Opium pour homme

    I love Declaration and every flanker of it that I own (original, parfum, essence, d'un soir, cologne and l'eau). A great family of scents.

    I have Opium pour Homme EDT and EDP and think they're...
  83. Re: What are the differences between Guerlain L'Instant Parfum and EDT ?

    I've not heard that it's weaker before on here and when I tested the current stuff, it seemed to me to be the same fragrance - just moved into the standard new Guerlain masculines' bottle shape. I'd...
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    Re: Spicebomb without the sweetness?

    This is a great suggestion.
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    Re: Bois d'Iris and Bois d'Argent

    I own both and wore Bois d'Argent earlier today. I agree that it projects more than you might think at first. I could smell it clearly on me several hours later. I've read in a couple of places that...
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    Re: Would you.....

    I bought it blind and I love it. I don't think it's a safe blind buy though...
  87. Re: I received very negative feedback unexpectedly by a trusted loved one

    Same here, in fact while wearing all of the EN fragrances.
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    Re: Gucci Intense Oud - discontinued ??

    I wore this out clubbing last night. It seems to wear differently on me at times - last night I got the fruity, smoky amber. Previously, it's been almost semi-skanky, in a good way. Woody fresh...
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    Re: What Fragrance Would..

    Shalimar. Vintage, of course.
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    Re: back-ups , which and how many

    I've pretty much stopped buying backup bottles. My tastes can be quite fickle and as a result I've realised that it's pointless buying bottles of something unless it's been a long-term favourite. I'm...
  91. Re: Caron not in compliance, will be destroying stock soon

    Cheers! Didn't see the mention in the post. Interesting indeed and I take back my earlier comment.
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    Re: Very good (cheap) OUD perfumes?

    There's quite a difference between the spray perfume and the roll on with this one. The roll on is a pretty skanky woody tobacco-ey scent, has a lot more bite than the spray perfume - I own and enjoy...
  93. Re: Caron not in compliance, will be destroying stock soon

    I'm just going by what is on the IFRA website from the horse's mouth here. It's a bit of a long video so I didn't wade through it to find what is said, I'll be honest.
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    Poll: Re: Choose a 'budget' Fall fragrance

    Bentley For Men Intense doesn't actually have a rum note in it, by Bentley's own description of it. It's the regular Bentley For Men that is meant to be the one with rum in the heart.

    Fragrantica...
  95. Re: Bentley Momentum Intense or Lalique Hommage Voyageur

    How does cardamom (not) work on you then out of curiosity? I love it as a note in a lot of cases. Agree that the perfume might have limited appeal, that seems to be the case with a lot of Lalique's...
  96. Re: Caron not in compliance, will be destroying stock soon

    IFRA sets the standards based on assessments with independent oversight. It's possible that governments might have input into this but I doubt they would get involved precisely because of IFRA's...
  97. Re: Bentley Momentum Intense or Lalique Hommage Voyageur

    Ambroxan is in loads of stuff and has been for ages though - it's only got a bad reputation through the incessant whining of people who can't handle their Sauvage, ha. Voyageur is pretty decent, very...
  98. Re: Caron not in compliance, will be destroying stock soon

    EU rules or IFRA rules? Have you got any links please?
  99. Re: A Niche snob looking for winter fragrances for everyday use

    How cold does your winter get?

    I'd say for everyday winter wear, just get Dior Homme. I agree that a lot of the stuff mentioned above isn't what I would class as daily scents. I'm not sure I could...
  100. Re: Lalique Hommage a L'Homme: Is it unique enough?

    I'd add Pharrell Williams GIRL by CdG to these. Violet and vetiver and quite enjoyable to wear.
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