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  1. Re: Post the cologne you would wear to a party/club

    Agreed!....I have yet to go out with this on and NOT have women tell me how great I smell.....a sure winner.
  2. Re: Post the cologne you would wear to a party/club

    I have yet to go out with this scent and NOT have a woman tell me how great I smell.....its a sure winner.
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    Re: Earthy patchouli

    Hindu Grass by Nasomatto
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    Re: You gotta be kidding...Black Afgano

    This one is a bit odd, definately try before you buy......it took me 3 times wearing it to actually get comfortable with it. I'm glad I gave it a chance because now I love it. It is very unusual. ...
  5. Re: Three New Montales: Gold Flowers, Aoud Forest and Poire

    I agree....they sent me 10 sample spray viles for 10 euros.
  6. Re: Do any men here wear Mre et Musc or Mre et Musc Extrme

    I keep a bottle of this at my office and I put it on on my way out if I'm going out after work in the Summah. In the Wintah I do the same with Passage D'Enfer.
  7. Re: Which scent helps you sleep or dream better?

    This is a good question because I've tried many different frags for this purpose. I know that lavender is supposed to aide with sleeping but it just doesn't work for me......I don't like the smell...
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    Re: Today I Bought - October '08 Edition

    Bois 1920: 1920 Extreem fell in love with it from a sample I got at Barneys and finally broke down and got it. At the time I had gotten their Sushi Imperiale.....love that one too. I am hoping...
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    Re: Borneo 1834 at Barneys

    I was there yesterday 10-28-08 at about 6:30 pm. She pointed to her stock which is kept in the glass case and, if I recall correctly, there was only one bottle left of Borneo.

    I got caught up...
  10. Re: Godsillage - Godzilla's Cousins - Monsters Of Sillage

    OMG! I just tried a sample of Byredo's Pulp and it is totally out of control! ....just dabbed a bit on my wrists and I've already had two people stop by my office to ask me what that smell of...
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    Re: Borneo 1834 at Barneys

    After reading this I went to my local Barney's and my SA new exactly what I was there for. They did get it but she was down to her to her last bottle. She was also out of Serge Noir and Fumerie...
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    Re: citrus heavy, come get me!

    Hi,

    I agree with those that suggested Malle's Bigarade Concentree.....to me it is the most citrus heavy ....its like squeezing a wonderful strong & fresh orange peel.

    To that I will add:
    ...
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    Re: Who bought perfume for their mom?

    I got my mom a small bottle of Malle's Noir Epices.....she liked it very much.....she said it reminded her of Joy which she wore for many years back in the 60s & 70s. I recall always seeing a bottle...
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    Re: Gentlemen, it's time to get dirty

    Montale Cuir D'Arabie

    very unlikely fragrance for me.......makes me feel dirty and sexy!
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    Re: Ambre Sultan - brimful of masala

    who makes these two that you mention?
  16. Re: Which frag left the largest impression on you

    Montale Black Aoud - When I first smelled it, I suddenly started remembering things from when I was a kid in the Dominican Republic....places, family members and events. It was strange but it left a...
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    Re: What is you favorite Fall fragrances?

    You can probably pick a small bottle at your local off-price retail chain store for about $10.00.
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    Re: I need an absolute sillage MONSTER!

    Montale - Black Aoud ....if you don't bathe, it will stay on you for days!
    Annick Goutal - Sables ......ditto

    Someone else mentioned Grey Flannel - total MONSTER.....you will have to scrub and...
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    Re: CB I Hate pefumes

    As a follow-up to this post, and since there is currently an article posted on the basenotes homepage, I'll relate some details of my experience visiting CB I Hate Perfume.

    In short, it was not...
  20. Re: Anyone want to join me for a bit of an experiment:Wearing 1 scent for a week

    Ditto! I need to change it up during the day. I start out with one in the morning and later on in the afternoon I put on different one from the set I keep at the office for a mood "pick-up!"
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    Re: Peppery, warm mens fragrance

    Nasomatto - Duro .....I find this VERY peppery.....in fact, it hurts my nose.
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    Re: What house has the WORST website?

    Yeah, I thought Montale was pretty dull, but when I e-mailed them from their site, they were VERY helpful. Quick replies and they sent me 12 sample vials to Boston from Paris for just 10 euros which...
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    Re: Zara Perfumed Waters - a huge surprise!

    I agree, it was a nice surprise for me too! I never look down my nose at fragrances and always keep an open mind. I found myself in Zara on Newbury Street with my skinny Euro-trendy cousin, since I...
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    Re: Horrible on Paper...Amazing on the Skin.

    Malle's Bois d'Orage (French Lover) .....was completely different on the skin, especially in the dry down. I had purchased the other Malles I liked from smelling the bottles but always passed this...
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    Re: I like Japan. Best Japanese scents for men?

    Actually, even though it has a French name, CdC is indeed a Japanese company.
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    Re: I like Japan. Best Japanese scents for men?

    OMG! ....it totally smells like shiso leaves! ....I cant wear this frag even though I own it because everytime I spray it I get hungry! This is a VERY Japanese smell ....but I doubt that Japanese...
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    Re: Fragrance courses in France

    Hi, try ISIPCA. It is the perfume school at Versaille. I think they may have continuing ed classes there some of which may be in English.

    www.isipca.fr

    Good luck.

    J
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    Re: top 3 most OVERRATED scents.

    Agreed! ....although not unpleasant, I found nothing remarkable in the Creed line.....esp. GIT that everyone seems to rave about.
  29. Re: Know of any fragrance similar to Abercrombie & Fitch's Woods?

    Drakar Noir


    When I worked at A&F .....way back when they used to sell fishing tackle, they fancied-up the stores and introduced the fragrances. I was told by management that Woods was their...
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    Re: Which Serge Lutens scent is close to...

    Arabie .....very cloying. But used in very small amounts, wonderful.
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    Re: Any Smokey Biker Bar Frags?

    Serge Lutens Fumerie Turke & Annick Goutal Duel

    Both dry down, esp. Duel to a nice dry smoky scent.
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    Poll: Re: Men who wear women's fragrances

    Coriolan is the Guerlain fragrance I picked up to replace their Vetiver which I liked very much but was informed by my friends it gave them headaches. :-( When I was wearing Coriolan, I had a small...
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    Poll: Re: Men who wear women's fragrances

    Crystal

    Many years ago I was looking for something very different......I wandered over to the women's counter and sniffed the Chanel offerings and fell in love with this one. Wore it for years...
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    Re: A quick question about mixing colognes

    Agreed......I found Annick Goutal's Eau d'Hadrien works well to "lighten up" some of the heavier fragrances.....including their own Sables....with the grapefruit/bergamot notes. Also, the empty AG...
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    Re: Annick Goutal Sables

    Sables is definitely one of my top favorites. Very unsual fragrance..... I love wearing it in the winter with a big wool sweater.....makes me feel snuggly warm. I LOVE the way it smells two hours...
  36. Thread: Room sprays?

    by josechan1
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    Re: Room sprays?

    This is one of my all-time favorites! ....I recieved my first bottle as a gift and used it as air freshener.....then I saw how much it cost and started wearing it! ....I've had a new bottle on my...
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    Re: Uplifting Perfumes

    Good choice! .....I just got this for the same reason I had purchased Happy years ago. Only AFizz is better!

    J
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    Re: Guerlain Vetiver - The Headache inducer

    And oh, just remember that if some people here complain of headache from some vetiver frags, people around you may as well be offended by the vetiver you're wearing, so no matter how good and...
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    Re: What do YOU think is the most sexy cologne?

    Sables

    by Annick Goutal

    Very masculine, very snuggle-up sexy.
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    Re: Uplifting Perfumes

    Happy

    by Clinique, the men's version.

    I know it sounds corny, but it helped me get through a difficult time. I found it very uplifting.
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    Re: Lemon Sorbet by Etro

    Filene's Basement had many of the Etro frags for about $45.00 each....not as cheap as the 20 bucks others found at Le Marshalls but still a good price. I tried the Lemon Sorbet but opted instead for...
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    Re: CB I Hate pefumes

    Like the others here, I too was sucked into this line by the interesting descriptions. I sought out the one place in Boston that sells a limitted selection of this line. I ended buying Mr. Hulot's...
  43. Re: What is your unlikely secret from an unlikely source?

    Royall Lyme & Royall Muske

    I got a couple small bottles at an old drug store for about $12.00 out on the cape one week that I had forgotten to bring anything with me. Seriously, I have never...
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    Re: Bad Experience with The Sultan

    A-ha! ....so that was you! I was there (I LOVE Bach's passions) and I thought I was going crazy when I smelled AS in the bathroom! As much as I love AS I think that that’s just too much. I think...
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