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  1. Re: Stéphane Humbert Lucas 777 - Has anyone tried these?

    This was my favorite new line I tried at Esxence. The two which really stood out for me were Khol de Bahrein and Oumma. These felt a little more personal than Lucas' work for SoOud and Nez a Nez.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E06

    I'm in and am looking forward to what Chandler has in store for us.

    I heartily approve of the much condensed description. It will be interesting to see how our discussion is different without so...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    E06 will be announced on december 3 on Open Sky
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Not sure I agree with this. The more I meet the creative directors of a lot of the niche houses the more I've come to realize the creativity of a perfume is not solely in the domain of the perfumer....
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Just saying that I am looking forward to the catalog as a potential reference.
    Never any comment or sentiment meant to curtail any conversation.
    Plus waiting for Chandler is a lot like waiting for...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Based on what Chandler has told me will be in the catalog for the exhibit I think that will be another piece of work to help define and frame future discussion.
    I can't wait to see the catalog and...
  7. Re: Where to find Iris Silver Mist...

    It used to be true that you could not get the Paris exclusives like Iris Silver Mist in the US but that has recently changed as the Barney's New York flagship store on Madison Avenue now carries the...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Just so everyone is clear S01E06 will go on sale on December 1 with a reveal on December 31 and then there are no more planned breaks and there should be a new entry every month after that.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    @Sculpture of Soul I don't think the Untitled Series is as cynical a form of promotion of The Art of Scent exhibit as your words seem to indicate. Do they have the opportunity to promote each other,...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Hi everyone we are all ok here in Poodlesville. A few lost shingles and a few broken trees but otherwise unscathed.
    With the storm bearinbg down on our area Chandler and i taped the reveal over the...
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    Re: uh oh Duchaufour

    For anyone who is interested in what Bertrand Duchaufour has to say here is a link to how he came to do this perfume
    ...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Haven't read any other people on the thread for a week and I want to use Perfume Addict's questions in as unaffected state as possible so if I am repeating anyone else I'll mention it after I go back...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    My most emotional reaction to any piece of art I ever had was to Marc Chagall's America Windows at the Chicago museum of Art.
    It was the first time I felt tears roll down my cheek at the impact of...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Mine is also on its way according to my e-mail and I will attempt to answer these questions once I have a chance to wear it.

    The one thing in the intro which has me intrigued is that Chandler has...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E05

    Obviously I'm in.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Obviously I'm in.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    Hi everyone.
    Red The Fradge Report you crack me up, Bravo!

    Now sliding the soapbox over stepping up and speaking in my piercing yet somehow lovable(?) voice:

    I wanted to chime in on the idea...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    I am definitely asking Chandler this question.
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    Thought I'd chime in with my impressions now.

    E04 is definitely a crowd-pleaser I would happily recommend it to anyone looking for an easy to wear fragrance.
    There is definitely orange here and...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    I received my bottle of E04 today in MD. Back to the 30mL bottle.

    Now that I've smelled it I expect this one to be a very interesting conversation here.
    See you all after everyone has had a...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E04

    So my grounding description for E04 is going to be "quicksilver spider webs"

    I also wanted to let everyone know that for the E04 reveal I'm going to be in NYC in the same room with Chandler so...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Irina the plan is for each season to be twelve episodes long. so after S01E12 the next should be S02E01.

    - - - Updated - - -



    i think this is what I've taken away from the first three...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Well I'm relieved.
    When Chandler started saying Rodrigo and Yann did E03 I was frantically flipping through my mental rolodex thinking noooooo this is going to be something I thought I liked.
    When...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Hello fellow unctuous fans of Untitled.

    I have some news which I hope will be embraced by the people on this thread. Chandler would really like some questions from the people who have been...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    E03 has brought me to an interesting place, I'm bored with it.

    So I'm beginning to wonder what that means for me. Was it that there isn't a lot of there there and I'm just tired of over analyzing...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I also get the same kind of vibe from E03 but without doing a direct comparison which I have tried not to do I don't think E03 is one of those. This was my guess what we were going to get from...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Ok I have to walk back my words a bit. In my earlier post I said I thought Chandler's verbal packaging was way off. After actually wearing E03 for a couple of days I actually am closer in alignment...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    Ok I can confirm I received my bottle of S01E03 and it is half the size of the bottles of E01 and E02 as you can see in the picture below.
    ...
  28. Re: All invited *** Sniff 'n' Speak Saturday, August 4, 2012 *** FRESH or AQUATIC

    First Hi everyone I'm glad to see all are well and smelling fabulous.

    I'm here to speak for one of my favorite new fresh fragrances A Lab On Fire L'Anonyme. Olivier Polge made this green goddess...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    I'm sorry I have to call BS on this explanation. I am pretty sure the department store Red bought his bottle from has not been keeping stock of the "old" Mugler cologne for six years. I don't care...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E03

    I ordered this morning so I will be back once my bottle has arrived.

    I do have a strong idea what this might be based on Chandler's verbal packaging.

    There is one fragrance I own which I would...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Red and I talked about this before the reveal and those of you who received a sample of S01E02 will know what we are talking about.
    The Thierry Mugler cologne in the S01E02 bottle is a watered down...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Rogalal if it is your guess then I would be interested to hear how you experience high concentrations of galbanum.
    My colleague at my blog has been playing along with me and she like many of you...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Thanks guys.
    I needed to talk about this and I knew there was one place where I could find someone who was interested. :)

    The little tease Chandler dropped on the Open Sky page about it being...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Yes! This seems like a pale imitation of my bottle which I bought a few years ago. One of my colleagues at my blog also agrees with what it is and was shocked whwn she did her comparison at what a...
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    Re: Chandler Burr Untitled S01E02

    Actually I suspect the majority of people doing this are not fumeheads. The majority of people talking aboutit are fumeheads but go ahead and add up the actual number of different people talking...
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    Re: Bottega Veneta

    When it comes to best designer release of 2011 Bottega Veneta is on my short list along with Prada Candy, Maison Martin Margiela Untitled, and Tom Ford Violet Blonde.
    One of the things I like so...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday 11th December 2011

    Wearing the completely amazing Yohji Homme which has been often imitated but never replicated.

    It has been an exciting week as it looks like the final pieces of relocation might be in place as our...
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    Re: Strangest fragrance house?

    Agree with ELDO and Humiecki & Graef but am surprised not to see Le Labo on the list, so I guess I'll add it. :)
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 11, 2011

    Yohji Homme for a fantasy football playoff Sunday.
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    Re: SOTD Sunday 4th December 2011

    Wearing the new Hermessence Santal Massoia which is better and better each time I wear it.

    Met my new fragrance friends in the DC area as we went out for a quick little sniffa yesterday. Santa...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, December 4, 2011

    Spending my Sunday Swathed in Hermessence Santal Massoia. My second favorite of the line.
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    Re: SotD Sunday, 27 November 2011

    Since I spend so much time wearing new things because of my reviewing duties I've been spending Sundays in something vintage or discontinued. Today's choice is Le Feu D'Issey. I love it and I've said...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, November 27, 2011

    Since I'm going to be in the house all day I can get weird.....weirder....in Le Feu D'Issey. I've been spending time with my discontinued favorites lately and this is one of them for sure.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26th November 2011

    Thanks Jon, Quarry, and lilybelle. It has been a long strange journey the last year or so since I saw some of you. Bottom line I am now permanently relocated to DC currently Bethesda but this is...
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26th November 2011

    Enjoying my day without overeating or shopping. By going to a movie "My Week With Marilyn" and wearing YSL M7.
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    Re: SOTD Saturday 26th November 2011

    Enjoying my day without overeating or shopping. By going to a movie "My Week With Marilyn" and wearing YSL M7.
  47. Re: Montale - Full Incense Any experience with this one?

    I am getting my sample of this from Montale in the next week or so and I'll let you know what I think. Going in I'm 50/50 on it which is a good place to start. :)
  48. Re: Marc Jacob's BANG is now available at Bloomingdale's - has anyone tried it yet?

    I've been thinking about the marketing angle quite a bit because I worry about it hindering Bang's opportunity for success. Like rogalal stated above at the Boston Bloomie's you were met with a...
  49. Re: Boston 2010 Basenotes World Wide Meet-Up

    Brioni for me has benn one of those fragrances that I would spray on nearly every time I was in Neiman's. Then it would be the skin patch i kept returning to to smell again and again. I had to...
  50. Re: What would Mad Men`s Don Draper wear?

    I think every time a new season of Mad Men starts someone needs to bump the original "What Would Don Draper Wear?" thread on to the front page. It will save on the multiple threads. :)
  51. Re: Bleu de Chanel by Chanel - New fragrance

    My educated guess is Bleu de chanel will be the biggest selling new men's fragrance of 2010.
    My opinion is equivalent to Kevin Guyer's this is a mess of gargantuan proportions.
    It feels like they...
  52. Re: Boston 2010 Basenotes World Wide Meet-Up

    Sunday
    Once again I woke up with the Wild Poodles of Somerville on top of me and smelling a forearm smelling of Brioni. I sprayed on the fragrance Neil designed with me in mind, Patchouli Narcisse...
  53. Re: Boston 2010 Basenotes World Wide Meet-Up

    Saturday
    I woke up on too little sleep with the arm still smelling of Djedi under my nose and the Wild Poodles of Somerville on my legs. It was time to be up and about to meet the rest of our group...
  54. Re: Boston 2010 Basenotes World Wide Meet-Up

    It has been a week since I said goodbye to our out-of-town guests for the 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend. I now have some time to sort through my thoughts and write about the weekend from my...
  55. Re: Coeur de Vétiver Sacré by L'Artisan Parfumeur

    Yes Barney's has a big tester of it. They told me it will be available in mid to late September.
  56. Re: Coeur de Vétiver Sacré by L'Artisan Parfumeur

    Just got my second try of this today and I am mostly underwhelmed. It is an interesting vetiver and like Denyse (carmencanada) I got the violet and tea.
    The vetiver is very straightforward and I am...
  57. Re: Marc Jacob's BANG is now available at Bloomingdale's - has anyone tried it yet?

    I've been wearing it for the last two days and I am with Octavian on this Bang is unexpectedly good and it is so very anti-sillage as to be surprising.
    The real surprise for me is how much, much...
  58. Re: Boston 2010 Basenotes World Wide Meet-Up

    Like Brielle I also have needed some down time to gather myself before writing about the weekend.
    That will come later today or tomorrow.
    Pictures are easy and here is one from Sunday with Neil...
  59. Re: UPDATED JULY 20th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Somewhere between 15-20 that I know of. I think some others will join in spur of the moment which will be fine.
  60. Re: UPDATED JULY 20th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    One more day to go!

    To anyone who is withing driving distance.
    If you have all of a sudden realized you have the time to be in Boston tomorrow come on out and meet us.
    The schedule above is the...
  61. Re: UPDATED JULY 20th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    One more day to go!

    To anyone who is withing driving distance.
    If you have all of a sudden realized you have the time to be in Boston tomorrow come on out and meet us.
    The schedule above is the...
  62. Re: UPDATED JULY 20th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Important detail added to the Sunday event with Neil Morris.
    If you are only going to join us for Sunday you need to PM me so I can give you the address of the private residence we will be holding...
  63. Re: UPDATED JULY 20th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Hello everyone.
    Four days to go....Yahoo!
    I posted some information on the first post in regard to Sunday's event with Neil Morris.
    If that is the only event you are going to you will need to PM...
  64. Re: The shade of your (toe)nails? AKA The Nail Polish thread

    Right after the Celtics lost I switched to Butter London Henley Regatta and then a couple of weeks later to Butter London Scoundrel.
    Mani/Pedi tomorrow and I'm still thinking about what I'm going to...
  65. Re: What do you consider a great "value" men's fragrance

    I agree with Cool Water, Grey Flannel, and Azzaro pour Homme, I have found all three of these on the shelves at TJ Maxx/Marshall's for $9.99 and I can't think of three better values in fragrance...
  66. Re: UPDATED JUNE 28th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    1st post now contains details.
  67. Re: UPDATED JUNE 28th 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    See 1st post for full schedule.
  68. Re: SAVE THE DATE: 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Sorry everyone life got busy and I was distracted with it.
    I will have a full schedule up by the end of the day (US time) June 28th.
    Thanks for being patient
  69. Re: SAVE THE DATE: 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Life has a way of getting in the way....Booo life!!!
    But I'm back and ready to schedule things.
    Full schedule up by the end of the day (US time) in this post today June 28th
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    No the comparison I was trying to make to Chene was more on an intensity level.
    Wonderwood does not have any oak character and obviously Chene does.
    If it is oak that is the selling point for...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, June 8, 2010

    Happy Birthday tdem1961!!!
    Feeling that vetiver feeling coming on.
    Wearing Etat Libre D’Orange Fat Electrician
    ELDO did a nice job with this, I like it quite a bit as a nice vetiver alternative....
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    Re: S o t D, Tuesday 8 June 2010

    Feeling that vetiver feeling coming on.
    Wearing Etat Libre D’Orange Fat Electrician
    ELDO did a nice job with this, I like it quite a bit as a nice vetiver alternative.
    Have a Traipsing Tuesday...
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    Spent last night comparing Chene with Wonderwood.
    Chene is definitely a heavier scent than Wonderwood but they are constructed much differently.
    I get mike’s analogy to feeling like you’re...
  74. Re: SAVE THE DATE: 1st Annual US Basenotes Weekend July 24-25, 2010

    Still trying to nail down times but the tentative places we will be going to are on saturday:
    Saks, Chanel & Hermes, Barney's and Neiman-Marcus
    On Sunday
    Brunch with Neil Morris (very tentative as...
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    Yes that is an apt comparison i think. I willl actually put them on side-by-side later and see how close it really is.
  76. Re: Please Name your Favorite discontinued perfume which you would like to be relaunched !

    I’m with VintageVogue in wanting all of Jean Patou back the one I want most of all is Vacances which I think is the best green fragrance ever made. Then again the whole line of discontinued Patous...
  77. Re: Which houses do you have 'Subject Matter Expertise' in?

    I’m sort of afraid to start to answer this because I feel I’m going to look like the worst perfume nerd ever.

    Le Labo, Frederic Malle, By Killian, Serge Lutens, Caron, Guerlain, Chanel, Hermes,...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, June 7, 2010

    Hello everyone been away at the beach and promised I wouldn’t interweb as much as I do when home. Which meant I read but didn’t post.
    I took all of the new Yosh Eau de Parfums with me to the beach...
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    Re: SotD - Monday the 7th of June

    Hello everyone been away at the beach and promised I wouldn’t interweb as much as I do when home. Which meant I read but didn’t post.
    I took all of the new Yosh Eau de Parfums with me to the beach...
  80. Re: The shade of your (toe)nails? AKA The Nail Polish thread

    I'm in my third week of Butter London British Racing Green or as I call it Celtics Championship Green.
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    No not really. I compared Wonderwood to both Hinoki and Sequoia and found it to be different. Hinoki has a rawer greener woodiness and Hinoki has an older mature woodiness to my nose.
    Wonderwood has...
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    Re: Comme des Garcons - Wonderwood

    I received a preview sample and have just spent the last three days wearing this so I could review it. I have found it to be a really interesting mosaic of wood notes and I found Antoine Lie did a...
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    Re: S o t D- Thursday, 27th May 2010

    Been Eau de Cologne in' it up with the new one from Guerlain
    Guerlain Cologne du Parfumeur
    Thierry Wasser just outdoes himself on this one. the best work he has done for Guerlain, so far.
    Have a...
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    Re: SOTD Thrusday 27 May 2010

    Been Eau de cologne in' it up with the new one from Guerlain
    Guelrain Cologne du Parfumeur

    Thierry Wasser just outdoes himself on this one. the best work he has done for Guerlain, so far.

    Have...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 25 May 2010

    In the heat I thought it would be an Eau de Cologne kind of day and I split it into two parts.
    In the morning I wore
    Farina 1709
    Then after my afternoon cool shower I am now in
    Penhaligon's Eau...
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 25 May

    In the heat I thought it would be an Eau de Cologne kind of day and I split it into two parts.
    In the morning I wore
    Farina 1709
    Then after my afternoon cool shower I am now in
    Penhaligon's Eau...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 24th May 2010

    Out in the hot weather in
    Carthusia Uomo
    My rosewood warm-weather friend.
    Have a Mellow Monday everyone.
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    Re: SotD, Monday the 24th of May

    Out in the hot weather in

    Carthusia Uomo

    My rosewood warm-weather friend.

    Have a Mellow Monday everyone.
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    Re: L' Artisans Havana Vanilla

    I love it and it was my favorite new fragrance in 2009.
    I found it to be an incredible mix of tobacco, vanilla and wood.
    That being said I would still caution you against buying it blind as others...
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    Poll: Re: Fragrance philosophy POLL

    I try not to impose limits on many things in my life and Fragrance is definitely a place where I don't have to. :)
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    Re: S o t D - Sunday, 23rd May 2010

    For this lovely cool Saturday I wanted a rose and I needed to go to my baseline rose:

    Guerlain Nahema

    The most amazing part of this rose fragrance is there is not a drop of rose in...
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    Re: SotD - Sunday the 23rd of May

    For this lovely cool Saturday I wanted a rose and I needed to go to my baseline rose:

    Guerlain Nahema

    The most amazing part of this rose fragrance is there is not a drop of rose in...
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    Re: S o t D - Saturday 22nd May 2010

    Beth Terry Creative Universe Mare
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    Re: SotD - Saturday the 22nd of May

    Quick in and out today.

    Wearing Beth Terry Creative Universe Mare
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    Re: SotD Friday 21 May

    For this gorgeous sunny friday it just felt like a day for:

    Parfumerie Generale Querelle

    Love the black caraway, vetiver, and ambergris core of this.

    Have a Fulgent Friday everyone.
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    Re: S o t D - Friday 21st May 2010

    It feels like a sunny day calls for black caraway, vetiver and ambergris that means I'm wearing :

    Parfumerie Generale Querelle

    Maybe the best fragrance in the PG line but that is a moving...
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    Re: S o t D- Thursday, 20th May 2010

    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria for a warm sunny day in Somerville.

    Have a Trusty Thursday everyone.
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    Re: SotD Thursday 20 May

    Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria for a warm sunny day in Somerville.

    Have a Trusty Thursday everyone.
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 18th May 2010

    Continuing in my odd vein from yesterday.

    Laboratorio Olfattivo Cozumel

    Basil, and sage, and hemp, Oh My!

    Have a Toetapping Tuesday everyone.
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    Re: SotD Tuesday 18 May

    Continuing in my odd vein from yesterday.

    Laboratorio Olfattivo Cozumel

    Basil, and sage, and hemp, Oh My!

    Have a Toetapping Tuesday everyone.
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