Search:

Type: Posts; User: perfumeboss; Keyword(s):

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Re: Gris Clair or Encens et Lavande (lavender/incense) - which do you prefer?

    gris clair by a mile it's extraordinary I just can't get that excited about EeL
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    761

    Re: Czech and Speake Cuba - musk

    I guess I missed that part of F's review. It's very persistent though and . . . dominates on moi.
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    761

    Czech and Speake Cuba - musk

    I'm surprised nobody mentions the funky stuff in Cuba, and that musk isn't among the listed notes... I'm getting lots, more than I want... :confused:
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,177

    Re: Hollister Socal is AMAZING

    the bottles are cool
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,350

    Re: The Best Perfume Cellar

    I recently moved my stuff from one alcove where everything sat all together and it could take the longest time to find the thing I wanted out of the 50 or so there to this ikea bookcase in the living...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    469

    Re: Part 2: Do you super-size?

    once I tried a high low carb diet and it's very grueling and the last day of the low carb part I actually was going through the supermarket and I remember my eye being drawn to the bulk hard candies....
  7. Re: Fresh Cannabis Rose and Black Aoud... Separated at Birth???

    cannabis rose did make an impression on me but I only sampled it once at sephora and I'm having a difficult time really being sure what I'm remembering is even close to what I smelled. isn't it kind...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    716

    wardrobe as savings acct manifesto

    right now I really ought to sell a couple of bottles, but I can't bring myself to do it!

    I've been thinking about this awhile, then it hit me what I'm really doing is . . . not touching the money...
  9. Re: Fresh Cannabis Rose and Black Aoud... Separated at Birth???

    I haven't tried em side by side but don't remember them being all that similar. I would go with the cannabis rose in any event between the two.
  10. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,124

    Re: Trade/Sell only to repurchase later?

    oh, no, that's NEVER happened to MOI

    (there should be an emoticon for "fingers crossed")
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    339

    basenotes in the news

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1059152/Meet-perfumistas-The-new-lust-haves-obscure-extortionately-priced-perfumes.html
  12. Re: Christopher Sheldrake is not the "perfumer" for Serge Lutens

    the ilnk is no longer working.
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,337

    Re: Etro Messe de Minuit Or Avignon Incense?

    black tourmaline is not a better version of avignon! if anything it's a bad ripoff of le labo patchouli! interesting to hear about barneys. the perfume house in portland is also a place to buy it for...
  14. Replies
    662
    Views
    74,270

    Re: if you have XXXXXX, you don't need XXXXXX

    if you have Secret Melange, then you don't need Poivre or Coup de Fouet and you certainly don't need lavender water.
  15. if you put on XXXXX and YYYY to compare them then...

    Zagorsk seems not nearly strong enough and Avignon seems to have way too much vanilla. You do distort two things by comparing them right next to each other to some to degree, but...
  16. Replies
    49
    Views
    1,904

    Re: Gentlemen, it's time to get dirty

    amouage silver and crystal
  17. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,266

    Re: What are your "Fun" Fragrances?

    Soda
  18. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,362

    Re: Sweet Smell of Success - WTF?

    Our Clientel (sic) Loved It! "MILLION BUCKS" Stood It's Ground Against The Well-Known Name Brands Such As Gendarme, Drakkar Noir, Dolce' & Gabanna, Joop, Kenneth Cole, Etc......


    NEXT!
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    919

    Re: Going to China tomorrow

    a friend of mine suggests going into chinese medicine shops for a "nose opening" experience
  20. Replies
    1,324
    Views
    85,383

    Re: Spotted at Marshall's

    if there is no store near you why not call one of the ones mentioned and see if they'll ship
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,042

    Re: Ramon Molvisar scents at Parfumsraffy?

    anyone who's been around since 1980 and is that obscure you have to wonder why
  22. Re: perfume sales on ebay (europe?) have ceased

    your missing the point stuigi, the rules of the game are clearly evolving
  23. Replies
    339
    Views
    14,023

    Re: Parfumerie Generale appreciation

    agree with nsamedi on this one, I hates montale too
  24. Replies
    9
    Views
    570

    Re: Weird phenomenon

    you're not a nose picker are you?
  25. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,113

    Re: Vindicated by Luca Turin

    funny I get all of this completely the other way around. it's turin's obtuseness about a lot of great frags that vindicates my opinion that he's just an aggressive wannabe full of hot hair! oops I...
  26. Re: May I brag and share the compliment I rec'd (so rare!)...

    of course if you were a dog they'd probably admire the spirit without sayin anything ;)
  27. Re: May I brag and share the compliment I rec'd (so rare!)...

    I was think I should have said it's the spirit that moved you to wear them mainfested in the pants! lol I think it really goes deeper than outer beauty, peoples' reaction to such...
  28. Re: Odori Cuoio smell like what other fragrance???

    get knize 10 and use just a drop!
  29. those jubilation bottles, are they grey market?

    that's what was suggested to me today! hmmm!

    anyway I think the men's is getting through a little better to me, thanks for the notes on the notes. I think almost all woody frags end with a fizzy...
  30. Re: May I brag and share the compliment I rec'd (so rare!)...

    I love the anecdote! I have been wearing some day glo nikes lately and . . .people smile at in them, it totally gives people alift and it gives me a lift, it's awesome. . . .!!! it's not the pants...
  31. Replies
    33
    Views
    3,751

    Re: My favorite smell in the world

    I think it's an added scent, as in new cars. and related to the smell of shoe polish.
  32. Re: Tom Ford's Privates - Oud & Tuscan Leather

    you're being unfair! and if dese are a version of dose, then I wish he would "privatize" rive gauche!
  33. Re: what is so great about jubliation XXV men or women?

    yes I think it's a good value for $50 for an ounce. it's good and strong, unique it really isn't all that much, and the drydown eventually gets into this kind of synthetic fizzy woods smell that is...
  34. what is so great about jubliation XXV men or women?

    I'm not feelin it men's is just a sweet ambery woody patchouli... women's is kind of synthetic smelling to me...
  35. Re: new Juliette has a gun - leather and rose

    it's not like 19 I wouldn't say at all, it's more like a caron.

    in answer to the question of what will happen, maybe your cremaster will go berserk if you wear it...
  36. Re: When you buy more than just a fragrance, when you buy tradition.

    why don't you just pin a sign on your back saying 'kick me'?
  37. new Juliette has a gun - leather and rose

    also got to try this was told it smells "like a frenchwoman's crotch" didn't catch the name.

    all I've got to say is, men, don't start wearing this one, whatever the perverse pleasure of wearing...
  38. Re: neroli itself, by C&S, vs. tom ford, and other C&Ss (Cuba!)

    totally it does

    oh boy now I want to try havana again... gaaa
  39. neroli itself, by C&S, vs. tom ford, and other C&Ss (Cuba!)

    neroli is a really unique citrus for two reasons: it's not at all sour, and it's not a topnote, it'll persist till kingdom come in fact.

    neroli has always seemed like a blue haired lady note, but...
  40. Thread: Antaeus.

    by perfumeboss
    Replies
    51
    Views
    2,335

    Re: Antaeus.

    antaeus: blech, I really can't stand it. it stinks! it's like cuiron. this is leather? no this is hell!
  41. Replies
    26
    Views
    20,364

    Re: Face Powder for Men

    if someone would make a suntan lotion that didn't make me look like a greased frying pan I would pay a lot for that
  42. Replies
    6
    Views
    716

    Re: musc ravageur

    it's another case of a sample being misleading too. malle is smart to make 5 ml samples...
  43. Thread: LV Vetiver

    by perfumeboss
    Replies
    12
    Views
    509

    Re: LV Vetiver

    well it does calm down after awhile. . . I try to like it and. . . really it's the vetiver probably more than the dirt that doesn't work for me. . .
  44. which C&S no 88 do you have, vintage or reformulated?

    just wondering!

    I tried to make this a poll but ... checked "poll" and nothing happens...
  45. Thread: LV Vetiver

    by perfumeboss
    Replies
    12
    Views
    509

    LV Vetiver

    I admire it but can't stand it. Does anyone agree? it just makes me feel filthy lol
  46. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,736

    Re: neroli portofino

    longevity and projection are ok, but I will PM you with secret tip to dramatically increasing the sillage :)
  47. Re: Creed to offer text message alerts to its US customers

    seems kind of... 'juvie' for the queenly house of Creed...
  48. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,736

    Re: neroli portofino

    ok well since you're so polite about it, try it I shall!
  49. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,736

    neroli portofino

    fresh... in a good way,,, delicious. . . not feminine... when it dries on my shirt... after taking it off, shirt smells like woolite I conclude that neroli is a prominent component of the smell of...
  50. Replies
    69
    Views
    4,528

    Re: Gris Clair - wtf?!

    gris clair is scary at first... but... you'll love that intensity once you get used to it
  51. Re: Yes, I was part of the Posse but what about us threatens the ladies?

    a wrist maybe?
  52. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,222

    Re: Profumum Santalum . . . mmmm

    really, and this is the one scent of the line I've never seen selling 2nd hand. . .

    I wonder if it'll be like oil companies and when the rate of exchange situation improved the price will just...
  53. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,222

    Re: Profumum Santalum . . . mmmm

    thanks :)

    one other thing: the drydown really leaves you smelling like an object made of sandalwood!

    Another general observation is that the whole show is rather discreet after the opening, the...
  54. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,222

    Re: Profumum Santalum . . . mmmm

    it starts off medicinal and oud like, it's a sweet sandalwood that does not go "apple pie" and thought sweet has an ever so slighly bitter funky element too... I guess it's the myrrh...?

    most...
  55. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,550

    Re: The frag you desire most for Christmas

    santa, please bring me "Lyric", I will sing a christmas carol for you if you do! bring me the guy in the ad as well and we'll really put on a show!
  56. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,222

    Profumum Santalum . . . mmmm

    I am really enjoying this . . . so glad I went ahead and got it...

    intoxicating. . . . any other fans out there?
  57. Re: Name a fragrance you own but no other Basenoter does...

    might like to play this game but. . . I seem to remember when visiting basenotes in the past fragrance reviews were accompanied by . . . tracking for who has what, even decants? am I missing...
  58. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,536

    Re: New Amouage Release named Lyric!!!!

    did you order the men's or ladies'? don't you have it by now?
Results 1 to 58 of 68